The 15 bedroom property has a master suite with a beauty salon, tennis court, indoor swimming pool and its own car wash and petrol pumps. Other top priced pads were found around Lake Tahoe in California, Vail in Colorado and Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Whistler was also listed but European chalets could only be quoted by weekly rental rates as Forbes found it hard to track down and for sale on the open market, noting that most transactions were handled priately. Properties listed in Courchevel, France; Klosters, Switzerland and Pragelato Italy - newly lift-linked to Sestriere and the giant Milky Way ski region, charged up to approximately $100,000 (£50,000) a week peak season.