The Miami Beach home that once belonged to the late fashion icon, ""Gianni Versace"":http://www.versace.com/, is making ""housing headlines"":http://curbed.com/archives/2012/06/11/versaces-miami-villa-tied-for-most-expensive-home-in-us.php for its record-setting price tag. The stunning listing just hit the market for $125 million, according to ""Curbed.com"":http://curbed.com/.[IMAGE] [COLUMN_BREAK]
The famous estate was purchased by Versace in 1992, and he applied his signature, lavish style when converting the property, which was originally home to an apartment building and an art deco hotel. The Ocean Drive home, dubbed Casa Casuarina, boasts a tiled pool trimmed in 24-karat gold, elaborate frescoes, and luxurious grounds.
At its current asking price, the manse is tied with Los Angeles' Fleur de Lys estate as the most expensive ""house for sale"":http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303830204577448721809222542.html in the U.S.