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What a Powerball winner can buy in San Diego

Posted: 6:55 PM, Jan 13, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-14 02:55:56Z

If the Powerball winner takes the cash option, the winner will actually take home around $561 million after taxes -- a lot of money to do as you wish.

The huge jackpot has everyone dreaming big, and many almost always start with the wish of buying a new home, or two or three.

"Zero limitations for what money can buy for a billion dollars," said real estate broker Joe Mendoza.

Mendoza helped 10News find the most expensive homes on the market right now in San Diego.

"There's one in Rancho Santa Fe for $20-plus million; another one in Coronado for about $20 million. One right on the coastal front in La Jolla [for] $20 million; a penthouse suite in downtown San Diego for about $5 million. Four properties and you're still under $100 million," Mendoza said.

Cadence Travel in La Jolla found one of the most luxurious dream vacations you can imagine. It's a Four Seasons Private Jet Experience, where your own personal flight crew helps you relax in comfort and style while you explore six of the world's most beautiful cities. It's about $132,000 a person.

"It is an amazing deluxe experience from the minute you get on board the private jet," said owner Wendy Burk.

If you take 20 of your friends, it'll cost about $2.5 million.

You could always buy your own private jet and fly out of Premier Jet at Carlsbad Airport. There, 10News was granted exclusive access to the latest and great, top-of-the-line Gulf Stream G-650 that cost about $70 million.

You can also cruise in style with all that money. 10News found a 92-foot private yacht on sale for $7.5 million. It'll take you anywhere in the world while you relax in comfort and luxury. It includes five gorgeous staterooms, a Jacuzzi and an entertainment center.

Of course, you can't forget driving in style. 10News went to O'Gara Coach in La Jolla, where you can find all the luxury cars you want. They have Bentleys, Ferraris, Rolls Royces and Lamborghinis.

The most expensive car in the showroom is the Lamborghini Aventador at a cost of $535,000.

"We don't have a Bugatti here, but we can certainly order you one. It'll run you between $2 [million] and $3 million," said Parris Mullins of O'Gara Coach.

Buy one of each and combined with everything else, it'll be a grand total of about $150 million.

The Powerball winner would still have about $411 million left to splurge and invest.