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Top 10 Most Expensive Houses In The World

18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens – London

Kensington Palace in Hyde Park in the centre of London, England.

Kensington Palace in Hyde Park in the center of London, England.

Kensington Palace Gardens, one of the world’s most expensive avenues, is home to royalty, oligarchs, tycoons, and ambassadors. This ‘Billionaire Row’ is well worth a closer look, with an average house price of over £33 million. Sutherland Hall was designed by Philip Hardwick, and the first occupant was civil engineer James Meadows Rendel, who moved in early 1852 and died there in 1856. The Jordanian Princess Haya lives in Kensington Palace Gardens. There are 12 bedrooms in the building, as well as Turkish baths, an indoor pool, and parking for 20 cars.

Xanadu 2.0 – Medina, Washington

Microsoft founder Bill Gates'' home lines the banks of Lake Washington, May 30, 2001 in Seattle, Washington. Despite 37,000 square feet of living...

Xanadu 2.0

The house of Bill Gates is so large that it has its own Wikipedia article. In honor of Xanadu, the fictional mansion of the protagonist in Citizen Kane, a film about how money and possessions failed to make a tycoon happy, it’s called Xanadu 2.0. Make what you want of it. Xanadu 2.0 took seven full years to make. Gates purchased the lot in 1988 for just $2 million and spent $63 million to create the house. It took 500 Douglas fir trees to create the house, with hundreds of workers busy building it. This one single house measures an astonishing 66,000 square feet.

Seven The Pinnacle – Big Sky, Montana

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At Yellowstone Club in Montana, The Pinnacle is the world’s largest property with private golf and ski community. It has entered the list of the world’s most expensive houses, with a price tag of 155 million dollars. Tim and Edra Blixseth, owners of Yellowstone Club, timber barons, and real-estate developers, developed the estate on a 57,000-square-foot plot of land. The Pinnacle is a mountainside retreat with 123 suites, heated flooring, ten bathrooms, a spa, massage center, gym, outdoor and indoor pools, and fireplaces.

Palazzo di Amore – Beverly Hills, California

Palazzo di Amore: fit for royalty

Palazzo di Amore

The 25-acre estate overlooks Los Angeles and features a 35,000-square-foot main house with 12 bedrooms and 23 bathrooms, as well as a 15,000-square-foot entertainment center, a guest house, and a working vineyard producing six different varieties of wine. For Greene, constructing the Palazzo was seven-and-a-half-year labor of love. According to Forbes, the real estate investor, who has a net worth of $3 billion, bought the home from the previous owners—a Middle Eastern businessman and his wife—in 2007 for a record $35 million.

Ellison Estate – Woodside, California

Ellison Estate -15 Most Expensive Homes In The World

Ellison Estate

The six-acre estate, which is located within a gated community, has more than 500 feet of ocean frontage and is surrounded by fellow billionaires Robert Smith, David Tepper, and Steve Wynn. The 15,514-square-foot Tuscan mansion has seven suites, eleven bathrooms, a theatre, a wine cellar, and a lawn large enough for a helicopter. Ellison is estimated to have spent more than $100 million converting the house into a museum since purchasing it in 2010 for a record $10.5 million.

Four Fairfield Pond – Sagaponack, New York

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Four Fairfield pond

Ira Renner, the owner of the Renno Group, lives at Four Fairfield Pond. It is a smelting and manufacturing holding investment firm. The 63-acre estate includes 29 suites, 39 baths, a 91-foot dining room, a basketball court, squash courts, tennis courts, a bowling alley, and three swimming pools. A large amount of electricity is needed to power the mansion.

Villa Les Cèdres – French Riviera

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The house’s owner, the Italian distiller Davide Campari-Milano SpA, is betting that the house’s combination of heritage, luxury, and a prime location along the coast of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat would be enough to make it the most expensive residential sale in history, with a list price of €350 million ($410 million). Les Cèdres was founded in 1830 and purchased by the mayor of Villefranche-sur-Mer in 1850 when it was only used as an olive grove. (On the property, some olive trees are over 300 years old.)

Villa Leopolda – Cote D’Azure, France

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Villa Leopolda

Villa Leopolda is an impressive villa located on the heights of Villefranche-sur-Mer, at the Cairo pass, between Nice and Monaco, with a stunning view of the Mediterranean. It is one of the most costly in the world, according to some figures, the third most expensive. Buckingham Palace is worth 750 million dollars, or 653 million euros, and the second is a house constructed in India in 2010. The 2,700 m2 villa has ten bedrooms and is surrounded by an 8-hectare park with over 1,200 different types of trees.

Antilia – Mumbai, India

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Antilia is the Mumbai residence of Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries. Mukesh Ambani’s, situated in South Mumbai’s Altamount Road and inspired by the fictional Atlantic island, is reported to be the world’s second-most expensive property after Buckingham Palace. According to reports, the high-end mansion costs about $1-2 billion.

Buckingham Palace – London, UK

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Buckingham palace

Buckingham Palace is the most luxurious house in the world, and it is located in the city of Westminster, London. The palace is owned by the British Royal family and has been the official London residence of the United Kingdom’s monarchs since 1837. It is now also the Monarch’s official headquarters.775 suites, 78 bathrooms, 52 royal and guest rooms, 92 offices, and 19 staterooms make up the palace. The palace is approximately 8,28,000 square feet in size, with the garden alone covering 40 acres. The palace is expected to be worth $2.9 billion if it ever goes on the market.

The 400,000-square-foot structure is located on Altamount Road in South Mumbai, which is one of the world’s most expensive addresses. Property trends show that the cost per square foot of any real estate on Altamount Road ranges from Rs 80,000 to Rs 85,000.

 

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