Most Expensive Houses in the World
Can you imagine, at most how much the value of a house? If I tell you $500 million, $750 million, or $1 Billion. Which one do you choose? Ok, without much delay, let’s have a look at the image of the most expensive houses in the world and the value of those.
#10. Palazzo di Amore
Value: $195 MILLION
Location: Los Angeles, California.
Palazzo di Amore is owned by successful real estate entrepreneur, Jeff Green.
The Palazzo di Amore house is 53,000 square feet, with 12 bedrooms including a 5,000-square foot master suite, 25 bathrooms, a 15,000 square foot entertainment center with a bowling alley, 50-seat state-of-the-art movie theater, and discotheque.
It also has a 24-car garage; and 25 acres of grounds including a wine-producing vineyard, 150-person infinity pool, reflecting pool, and tennis court, parking for approximately 150 cars, guardhouse, private driver’s quarters, guest house, wine cellar, spa, formal gardens, and city-to-ocean views.
#9. Ellison Estate
Value: $200 Million
Location: California, USA.
Larry Ellison, co-founder, and chairman of Oracle, the world’s fifth-richest man, and a famous property collector, built his Japanese-style estate in 2004, which took him 9 years to build. The house was designed by Paul Driscoll, who was an architect and Zen Buddhist teacher. This mansion includes three cottages, a gymnasium, eight bridges, two gardens, a five-acre man-made lake, a bathhouse, and a KOI pond.
#8. Four Fairfield Pond
Value: $248 MILLION
Location: Hamptons, Long Island, in New York State in the United States.
Four Fairfield Pond is the home of Ira Renner, owner of the Renno Group, a holding investment company in smelting and manufacturing. This 63-acre mansion comes with 29 bedrooms, has 39 bathrooms, a basketball court, bowling alley, squash courts, tennis courts, three swimming pools, and a massive 91-foot dining room.
#7. Tour Odeon Tower – Sky Penthouse
Value: $330 MILLION
With 170 metres high, Tour Odeon on its completion was the second tallest building on Europe’s Mediterranean coast, after Gran Hotel Bali (186 m) in Benidorm, Spain. The Tour Odeon was designed by architect Alexandre Giraldi and developed by Groupe Mazococo.
#6. Palais Bulles
Value: $390 MILLION
Location: Cannes, France
Palais Bulles or Bubble Palace is a large house in Cannes, France. It was designed by the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag, and built between 1975 and 1989. Bubble Palace is currently owned by Pierre Cardin, an Italian-born French fashion designer.
The 1200 square meters house comprises a reception hall, panoramic lounge, 500-seat open-air amphitheater, 10 bedrooms, various swimming pools, and waterfalls in extensive landscaped grounds, the ten bedrooms have each been decorated by a specific artist, including Patrice Breteau, Jerome Tisserand, Daniel You, François Chauvin, and Gerard Cloarec.
Value: $450 MILLION
Witanhurst, the mansion built between 1913 and 1920, was designed by architect George Hubbard. The mansion has 65 rooms spread across three floors, including 25 bedrooms, Other rooms are the Drawing Room, Study, Entrance Hall, and staircase, and most of the bedrooms are all in an opulent classical style.
#4. Villa Les Cèdres
Location: French Riviera
Value: $450 Million
Villa Les Cèdres was first built in 1830 and purchased by King Leopold II of Belgium in 1904. This 18,000-square-foot house comes with 14 bedrooms, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a wood-paneled library holding 3,000 books on flora and naturalism, a man-made pond with Amazonian lily pads, a bronze statue of Athena, a chandelier-lit ballroom, a stable big enough for 30 horses, grand sitting rooms.
#3. Villa Leopolda
Value: $750 Million
Location: Cote D’Azure, France
The villa is owned by the widow, Lily Safra, of Lebanese Brazillian Banker, Edmund Safra. The Villa La Leopolda was designed and built from 1929 to 1931 by an American architect, Ogden Codman, Jr.
The 29,000-square-foot main house reportedly has 11 bedrooms and 14 baths. There are also two guest houses, a pool, and some 18 acres of trees and gardens said to keep 50 gardeners busy full time.
#2. Antilia (most expensive private house in the world)
Value: $1.2 BILLION
Location: Mumbai, India
Antilia is a private home in India, and the owner of this house is India’s richest person Mukesh Ambani. Antilia started building in 2006 and was built in consultation with US architecture firms Perkins and Will & Hirsch Bedner Associates, with the Australian-based construction company Leighton Contractors initially taking charge of its construction. Antilia is a 400,000-square-foot 27-story mansion completed in 2010. Its amenities include three helipads, a 50-seat movie theater, and six floors of parking space. To maintain all that, Ambani employs a staff reported to number 600.
#1. Buckingham Palace (The Most Expensive House in the World)
Value: $1.55 billion
Location: City of Westminster, London, UK.
Buckingham Palace is 830,000 square feet, has 775 rooms, including 52 bedrooms for the royals and their guests, 188 bedrooms for staff, 78 bathrooms and 92 offices, in addition to 19 staterooms—among them a state dining room, a music room and, an obvious necessity for any sitting monarch, a throne room. It is said that this palace is owned by Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, but it is not true, she resides in it and it is held in trust.
Quick View of top 10 most expensive houses in the world.
- Buckingham Palace (The Most Expensive House in the World)
- Antilia (The most expensive private house in the world)
- Villa Leopolda
- Villa Les Cèdres
- Palais Bulles
- Tour Odeon Tower – Sky Penthouse
- Four Fairfield Pond
- Ellison Estate
- Palazzo di Amore
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