Some people on the world are fortunate enough that they get chance to buy and live in world’s most expensive houses. These people are either born rich or they make their fortune through hard work and passion.
Today we present the list of top 10 most expensive houses in the world. These houses are owned by world’s richest business tycoons and celebrities. They are symbols of luxury, comfort and beauty, and have many exclusive features.
Top 10 most expensive houses in the world are:-
10. Dracula’s Castle, Transylvania
Cost: $135 Million
Dracula or Bran Castle is world’s famous castle and museum located in Transylvania, Rommania. It’s now owned by descendants of the Romanian royal family and features a museum showcasing an insider’s look into royal life.
9. Updown Court, Surrey
Cost: $138 Million
Uptown Court is one of the world’s most beautiful house located in Surrey, England. It remained the most expensive home in the world for many years. The mansion has area of 58 acres with 103 rooms and 24 marble en-suite bathroom. It features a fully automated two-lane bowling alley, five swimming pools including an Infinity pool, a squash court, a floodlit tennis court, a wine cellar with a capacity for 3,000 bottles and a panic room.
8. The Manor, Los Angeles
Cost: $150 Million
The Manor was purchased by heiress and model, Petra Ecclestone in 2011. It is two-storey house with with 123 rooms and 56,000 square feet of space on more than 4.6 acres. It is the largest home in Los Angeles County.
7. The Pinnacle, Montana
Cost: $155 Million
The pinnacle is 7th most expensive house in the world and is owned by Tim Bilxseth, an American real estate developer and businessman. This isn’t big like other expensive homes but its has a high value due to its location and beautiful views. The mansion features indoor/outdoor pool and a private chair left.
6. Elena Franchuk’s Victorian Villa
Cost: $161 Million
Victorian Villa is the home of Ukrainian businesswoman and philanthropist Elena Franchuk. It is five-story house featuring a swimming pool, a panic room, room theater and a sauna plus gym.
5. Hearst Mansion, Beverly Hills
Cost: $190 Million
Heart Mansion or Hearst Castle is a H-shaped located in California, USA. It is owned by and named after William Randolph Hearst, an american media tycoon. The mansion was built in 1919 and it covers area of more than 90,000 ft.
4. Fairfield Pond, The Hamptons
Cost: $220 Million
Fairfield Pond is owned by american investor, Ira Rennert. It is the most valuable home in the Hamptons and is considered one of the largest occupied residential compounds in USA. With 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms, it features a basketball court, a bowling alley, two tennis courts, two squash courts, and a $150,000 hot tub.
3. The Penthouse, One Hyde Park
Cost: $225 Million
Ranked 3rd on list of world’s top 10 most expensive houses, the penthouse is a six-bedroom penthhouse located in One Hyde Park. One Hyde Park is a major residential and retail complex in London, UK. The penthouse is the most expensive residential property in Britain.
2. Villa La Leopolda
Cost: $750 Million
Formerly owned by Microsoft tycoon, Bill Gates, Villa La Leopolda was purchased by Russian businessman and investor Roman Abramovich. Villa La Leopolda is word’s most expensive and one of the largest villa in the world with area 0f 63 acre. The villa covers more than 100,000 sq.ft of buildings and features a basketball court, bowling alley, squash courts, tennis courts, 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms.
1. Antilia, Mumbai
Cost: $1 Billion
Antilia is a 27-floor house owned by an Indian business magnate, Mukesh Ambani who is often regarded as uncrowned king of India. Mukesh Ambani built this house on the desire of his beloved wife, Nita Ambani. The house features 400,000 square feet (37,000 m2) of living space, health spa, yoga studio, small theatre with a seating capacity for 50 persons, a swimming pool, three floors of hanging gardens, and a ballroom. The house has faculty of more 500 people for its maintenance.
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