Here is a list of the top ten most expensive houses in the world today. You wanna be on the list? You’ve gotta have at least a house worth $127. 5 million dollars. Let’s take a loom
10. Xanadu 2.0, Washington DC, USA- $127 million
It is owned by Bill gates, one of the most richest men in the world. The mansion is a modern design in the Pacific lodge style, with classic features such as a private library with a dome-shaped roof and oculus. The house also features an estate-wide server system, a 60-foot (18 m) swimming pool with an underwater music system, a 2,500-square-foot (230 m²) gym, a 1,000-square-foot (93 m²) dining room, heated floors, and driveways.
9. 18-19 Kensington Gardens, London, UK- $128 million
18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens sits alongside the home of famous royals, Prince William and Kate Middleton. It has 12 bedrooms, a parking space that accommodates 20 cars, an indoor pool, and Turkish baths.
This $128 million home is owned by Lakshmi Mittal, one of the 100 richest men in India.
8. Seven The Pinnacle, Montana, USA- $155 million
Valued at $155 million, the grandest property of the Yellowstone Club (an exclusive ski and golf club) is owned by Edra and Tim Blixseth. The property boasts heated floors, various indoor pools, an elaborate wine cellar and an actual ski lift.
7. Palazzo di Amore, California, USA- $195 million.
The completed 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 bowling alley, 50-seat movie theater, and discotheque; 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, guard house, private drivers quarters, guest house, state-of-the-art theatre, discotheque, bowling alley, wine cellar, spa, formal gardens and city to ocean views.
6. Ellison Estate, California, USA- $200 Million
Owned by Larry Ellison, the co-founder of Oracle and one of the worlds richest men.
Due to the sheer size of the estate, 23-acres to be exact, the property holds more than one dwelling.
Within the compound, you’ll find 10 different properties, a tea house and bathhouse, a man-made lake and a Koi pond.
Much of the design of the estate falls under Japanese influence and was modelled after a Japenese Emporers palace.
The house was designed by Paul Driscoll, who was an architect and Zen Buddist teacher.
5. Four Fairfield Pond, New York, USA- $248 million
Four Fairfield Pond is the home of Ira Renner, owner of the Renno Group, a holding investment company in smelting and manufacturing.
The 63-acre home comes equipped with 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, a 91-foot dining room, basketball court, bowling alley, squash courts, tennis courts, and three swimming pools.
4. Villa Les Cedres, French Riviera, France- $450 million
The house itself is roughly 18,000 square feet and consists of 14 bedrooms. It also has an Olympic size swimming pool and a large stable, big enough for 30 horses.
Inside, you’ll find crystal chandeliers, gilded woodwork, 19th-century oil paintings and a wood-panelled library holding somewhere in the region of 3,000 books.
3. Villa Leopolda, Cote D’Azure, France.- $750 million
It was the property of King of Belgium Leopold II. The house was build in 1902, and even today it is among the most expensive private houses in the world. The beautiful landscape, unique trees, and the architecture of the building make this place not only one of the most expensive but also one of the most beautiful mansions in the world.
The home has 19 luxurious bedrooms, fireplaces, a movie theatre, a number of rare artworks, swimming pools, gardens and more. The mansion occupies a territory of 18 acres.
2. Antilia, Mumbai, India- $1 billion
It the most expensive house in India and it belongs to Mukesh Ambani. The home is located in Mumbai, and it has unique architecture, a large car parking, a spa, three helipads, several gardens, an ice-room, Hindu temple, a conference room, several swimming pools, a yoga studio, a ballroom, and a home theatre.
1. Buckingham Palace, London, UK – $2 billion
This palace is located in Westminster, and it was built in 1703. It was a residence of Queen Charlotte (1761), Queen Victoria (1837). Today, it houses the of Queen of England, is the headquarters of the Monarch; it is also a place of significant national celebrations. The building has 775 rooms, including 78 bathrooms, 52 royal guest rooms, 19 staterooms, 188 staff bedrooms.