Once mentioned, lived in castles and palaces of kings and emperors, and the rich and elite lived in grand, so magnificent buildings. Today, it houses is hardly any space available for construction, but it will play well with the construction of a building of modern architecture. However, rich people have stopped to find the most luxurious places to stay in it. Some homes while others are new constructions, inhabitable that older architectures. Take a trip to visit the modern neighborhoods. Here is a countdown of the most expensive houses in the world.
1. Buckingham Palace
It is located in London and technically speaking, it’s not for sale, although it is still a house. Finally, it is the residence of the Queen of England, and with 188 rooms, 78 bathrooms, 52 bedrooms, 92 offices, 19 state rooms and 775 rooms. The owner of this property to the British Sovereign, currently assessed palace which has been ruling since Queen Elizabeth II 1952. The $ 1.55 billion, according to the National Building Society.
Many know about Buckingham Palace, many of them expensive residential properties are almost unknown to the world as their own. The most expensive apartment Odeon Tower penthouse in Monaco, Marzocco family, precious personality Home Mentecito the television tycoon Opera belongs to Winfrey in some other expensive home ownership in Santa Barbara estate, and priciest house, , which Ashford Castle in Ireland.
Located at Mumbai in India, this building with an extremely untraditional architecture and style is spread across 400,000 square-feet. This 27-story modern palace has 6 underground parking floors and 3 helicopter pads, and requires a staff of 600 people to maintain it. Mukesh Ambani, the richest man of India, and owner of the Reliance Group of Companies, is the owner of the most expensive modern building, valued at $1 billion.
3. Villa Leopolda
State, which spans an area of 50 acres, is located on the Cote D’Azure in France, and a commercial building, a helipad, a cottage kitchen and about as large a green as more than a guest house it is also home to many millionaires owned mansions. The Alfred Hitchcock was added in early 1955. Brazil is to catch a thief friends, valued at $ 750 billion, Lily Safra, in which it owns a huge mansion.
4. Four Fairfield Pond
Located in Sagaponack, New York, this magnificent building is spread over an area of 63 acres, and consists of 29 bedrooms, and even comes with its own power plant. 39 bathrooms inside the building and a 91-foot-long dining room. It is also a basketball court, bowling alley, tennis courts and squash courts. The building owner is the owner of Renco Group, Ira Rennert. Mansion valued at $ 248.5 million.
5. 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens
It is located in London and is another luxurious building on Billionaires Row, near the house of Prince William and Kate Middleton. This residential building has 12 bedrooms, a Turkish baths, and indoor pool and a parking space that can accommodate 20 cars. The house belongs to steel baron Lakshmi Mittal, the head of the largest manufacturer Arcelor Mittal, and is one of Forbes’ 100 richest Indians. Its value is $222 million.
6. Ellison Estate
Located at Woodside in California, this is more of a compound than a house, and it consists of 10 buildings. Apart from that, the compound also a man-made lake, a koi pond, a bath house and also a tea house. Together, the area covered by the Ellison estate is 23 acres, and it is owned by Larry Ellison, who is the co-founder of Oracle and was third richest man of 2013 by none other than Forbes. Its value is $200 million.
7. Hearst Castle
It is located in San Simeon in California, and is a 27-bedroom castle. The mansion’s claim to fame was from being featured in the film, The Godfather. It has also played host to many of the most celebrated people, like Winston Churchill, Clark Gable, John and Jackie Kennedy, etc. Owned by William Randolph Hearst’s trustees, this heritage and tourist site is a part of the California Park System, and is worth $191 million.
8. Seven The Pinnacle
8. Seven The Pinnacle
Located in Big Sky of Montana, it is the largest property in Yellowstone Club. It is a private ski and golf community for the supremely rich people. The house comes with heated floors, several pools, a gym, a wine cellar, and also its very own ski lift. Real estate developer and timber baron, Tim Blixseth, who is the co-founder of Yellowstone Club, owns this house with Edra Blixseth. The house’s price is $155 million.
9. Kensington Palace
This building located in the heart of London’s Billionaires, and highly ornate. As if that is not enough, an underground extension with tennis court is planned for the addition of a fitness center and an auto museum. This Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire, Millhouse LLC, and the English Premier League Chelsea football club owner, investment firm, and ownership is valued $ 140 million.
10. 17 Upper Phillimore Gardens
Located in London, it was a 10-room mansion ready for school. It has an underground swimming pool, sauna, gym and cinema, and even a panic room. The interior is covered with marble and gold, and decorated with priceless art. Olena Pinchuk, founder of the ANTIAIDS Foundation, Ukraine’s President Leonid Kuchma and daughter’s property, this house is worth $ 128 million.