Every person needs a place for space and rest. Someone needs their own office, a spacious kitchen and a comfortable bathroom, while someone prefers more spacious options. We have compiled a list of houses that will amaze you with their luxury.
Swiss Gold House
This luxury home is located in Switzerland. Its cost is 12 billion dollars. The exterior is made in high-tech style. The house with a total area of 725 square meters is not considered particularly large among billionaires, although it has as many as 8 bedrooms. The house also has a large terrace, a swimming pool and a garage for several cars.
So why is he so expensive? The fact is that the materials from which the house is made are incredibly expensive. The decoration is created from 200 tons of platinum, gold and silver, which is the merit of the famous outrageous designer Stuart Hughes. For example, the decoration of the bar in the living room is made of a real meteorite and dinosaur bones.
The owner of this incredibly expensive house is an Indian businessman and the richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani. Its cost is 2 billion dollars. The house is located in Mumbai (India). Its height is 27 floors (173 meters), and the area of all rooms is 37 thousand square meters. The house was built over 7 years.
The estate also has parking for 168 cars, a car service, swimming pools, a spa, a cinema, a fitness and yoga room. In addition, the house even has a private room with artificial snow to cool off the heat.
The official London residence of the British monarchs is estimated at $1.5 billion. Buckingham Palace is made in the best traditions of classicism. It has been in the use of the British Royal Family since 1762.
It contains about 600 rooms, as well as an art gallery with works by Rubens and Rembrandt.
The luxurious villa is located on the Cote d’Azur (Villefranche-sur-Mer, France). Its cost is estimated at 605 million dollars. It was built in 1902 by the Belgian King Leopold II for his future wife Caroline Lacroix. Villa Leopolda belongs to the historical cultural monuments of history.
The main building has an area of 2.6 thousand square meters. There are 11 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a cinema, a bowling alley, and guest rooms. The house also has 4 hectares of adjacent territory with walking terraces.
The owners of the villa changed several times. The last owner was the Brazilian banker Edmond Safra, who popularized this work of architectural art. Famous films were filmed here, such as the British film The Red Shoes and Alfred Hitchcock’s romantic thriller To Catch a Thief.
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The house is located in Hong Kong on top of a picturesque mountain. In 2019, it was put up for sale for 3.5 billion Hong Kong dollars (that’s 448 million US dollars).
The estate was included in the ranking of the most expensive real estate in the world. And although the complex is not particularly different from others, its price is due to the high cost of land. The house has two floors, four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a two-car garage.
The Chartwell estate is included in the ranking of the most expensive in the United States, confidently maintaining its leadership position. It is located in a prestigious area of Los Angeles and is valued at $350 million. The author of the project was the architect Sumner Spalding, who executed it in the style of French architecture of the 18th century.
The estate has a well-groomed park, gazebos, fountains, paths, a huge swimming pool, parking for 40 cars and tennis courts. The house was previously owned by American billionaire and benefactor Jerry Perenchio.
Penthouse Odeon is located in Monaco on the Mediterranean coast. It is valued at $330 million. Original architecture and incredible landscapes are the main feature of the penthouse.
It is located at the top of the Odeon skyscraper. The area of the apartment is 3.3 thousand square meters. There are 5 bedrooms and the same number of bathrooms.
Molokai is the fifth largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago. The ranch located on this island is deserted and occupies a third of the entire territory. Its cost is 260 million dollars. It was built specifically for millionaires who are tired of city noise.
The area of the ranch is 22.5 hectares. The territory of the ranch includes a coastline for 32 kilometers and snow-white beaches overlooking the tropical forest, endless beskids and pastures.
A giant castle the size of half a hectare is located in the USA (Long Island, New York). The cost of the castle is 249 million dollars. This is one of the twenty largest houses in the US. The owner of this huge estate is the American billionaire businessman Ira Rennert. The house has 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, three pools, home theater.
This estate is called Cedar Villa. Formerly an olive oil farm, the house is now a luxurious castle with a citadel and winding paths. The villa is located on the Cote d’Azur (France). In 2019, she was sold for $242 million.
For a long period it was the most expensive real estate in the world. One of the first owners of the estate was King Leopold II of Belgium. The area of the estate covers 1672 square meters. On the territory of the estate there is a botanical garden with exotic plants.
The estate is located in the center of London (UK). Its cost is estimated at 222 million dollars. The owner of the estate is an Indian entrepreneur and metallurgical magnate Mittal Lakshmi.