A beautiful home
is a joy forever, especially if it’s a gorgeously stunning multi-million dollar beauty. The most expensive houses in the world come with a host of luxurious amenities and astonishing facilities including Jacuzzis, infinity swimming pools, state-of-the-art gymnasium, multi-level parking, tennis courts, home theatre, temperature controlled indoor swimming pool, soaking tubs with dazzling views, and private beaches. Let’s take a look at some fascinating details about the world’s most expensive houses.
The richest man of India, Mukesh Ambani lives in this towering skyscraper in Mumbai, India. Costing approximately $2 billion, this 400,000 square feet home is undoubtedly the height of luxury and opulence.
This 27-storeyed tower is designed to survive an earthquake measuring 8 on the Richter scale. It has a temple, guest rooms, a private movie theatre, and even an ice-cream parlour. Antilla has nine high-speed elevators, a car service station, and car parking to accommodate 168 cars.
One of Europe’s most expensive homes is located amidst stunning French Riviera belongs to Russian mogul Mikhail Prokhorov. It costs an overwhelming $400 million. The main section of the villa has nineteen rooms, and fourteen bathrooms, and several terraces.
Located a few kilometres from Nice this gorgeous villa is also registered as a French monument. Steps leading down from the villa take you to the stunning Mediterranean Sea. Its garden is spread over eight hectares and you will find exotic olive, lemon, and orange trees.
American investor and businessman Ira Rennert is the proud owner of the Fair Field Mansion at Sagaponack, N.Y. This famous mansion values at an extraordinary $250 million. Spread over an area of 63-acres this glorious estate has twenty-nine bedrooms, thirty-nine bedrooms, three dining rooms, a home theatre, and three swimming pools.
This fantastic home also has a basketball court, two bowling alleys, and two squash courts. The estate is also home to $500 million worth of art. It is undoubtedly, the most expensive homes in the United States of America.
Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akmetov became the owner of the worlds 4th most expensive home, valued at approximately $225 million when he bought two of the world’s most pricely apartments in Knightsbridge London. This luxurious home is spread over an area of 25,000 square feet and it boasts of a 360° glass façade for unspoiled views of London city. The One Hyde Park apartments offer unbelievable range of amenities including a 21 meter swimming pool, saunas, concierge service, and a private cinema.
Socialite Tamara Ecclestone, daughter of former CEO of Formula One Group — Bernie Ecclestone is the owner of the 5th most expensive home in the world. This $220 million home is located in London’s Kensington Palace area. It has fifty-seven rooms, an indoor pool and a basement cinema.
This lovely red brick mansion has four storeys above the ground and two below. It also has a magnificent gold bathtub. Tamara’s toddler Sofia’s room is a child’s dream come true, with outsized toys, a huge dollhouse, and even an ice palace inspired by the Disney movie Frozen.
Former Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison’s plush 23-acre Woodside estate is named after him and aptly called the Ellison Estate. It has been remodelled to resemble a 16th-century Japanese emperor’s palace. This exquisite home built with the century’s old Japanese aesthetics and designs costs approximately $200 million.
This stunning Bay-area home has seven bedrooms and is spread over two levels. It also comes with a beautifully landscaped Japanese garden, ponds, waterfalls, and a koi pond. It boasts of a dark-bottom swimming pool and spa.
The Russian billionaire Roman Abromovich, owner of Chelsea Football Club is also the owner of this $140 million Kensington Palace Garden villa. Roman Abromovich’s villa has subterranean leisure facilities including an auto museum, a health centre, and a tennis court.
This 15-bedroom mansion is located in London’s most expensive area in the vicinity of Kensington Palace. It is a five storey mansion and also has three basement levels. The total size of the villa is about 30,000 square feet.
The most expensive home in Florida, the Blossom Estate Palm Beach belongs to American millionaire Ken Griffins. This beautiful beach house valued at approximately $130 million boasts of a 33,500 square feet area, accentuated with glass for panoramic views of the Florida waterfront. This opulent home includes four adjacent properties totalling to about 8 acres. This single acre home is rumoured to extend to the length of a football field. It boasts of 875 feet of beach front and two swimming pools overlooking the gorgeous sea.
American lawyer Leonard Ross is the owner of this Spanish-colonial mansion valued at about $128 million. It has thirty bedrooms, and forty bathrooms along with two ponds, a swimming pool, tennis court, and beautiful lawns. It was originally built in 1927 for famous newspaper moghul William Randolph Hearst. This stunning beauty has also featured in Hollywood movies like “The Godfather” and “The Body Guard”. Beverly Hills House is located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Its two storeyed library with intricate woodwork is the highlight of this lovely home.
Bill Gates is one of America’s richest men, and his home Xanadu 2.0 is undoubtedly one of the most expensive homes in the world. It costs a staggering $125 million, and is absolutely colossal in size measuring to 66,000 square feet. It boasts of high-tech sensor system that facilitates guests to customize a room’s climate and light settings. It has twenty-four bathrooms equipped with ten full baths. There are also seven bed rooms and six kitchens in this beautiful home located near Seattle, Washington.
The most amazing feature of this home is its 2,100 square feet library, which is every bookworm’s paradise!