The world is always ready to amaze us with all the mind-blowing work that people have done in creating masterpieces. There have always been palaces in the world since the times people had kings and queens. Those buildings were made with all the beauty elegance and luxury the country could offer, as it was going to represent the power of their leader. And there were and even nowadays are being built similar wonderful mansions all over the world for the people who want to have the chance to live in the type of luxury they want. Those houses represent the power status and the unique taste of their owners. They spread all over the world and of course have accordingly high price. Therefore, here will be represented 7 of the most expensive houses found all around the world.
7 Most Expensive Houses in the World
7. The Odeon Tower Penthouse, Monaco
This amazingly beautiful penthouse in Monaco is a dreamlike for the people who like heights and beautiful urban a
nd ocean sceneries. It is a 35000square foot apartment at the very top of the most expensive buildings in Monte Carlo. And that is why the penthouse is on the list of the most expensive houses the total cost of which is $387million.
Being the prodict of designer Alexander Giraldi and developer Groupe Mazococo, The Odeon Tower penthouse spreads over several floors and has its own elevators. The expensive house has 5 main bedrooms and 3 bedrooms for staff. It even has an outdoor infinity round pool allowing to see the wonderful sceneries of the see and the city. The enjoyable and comfortable interior and the harmonic colors are enough to claim this house in the skies one of the most expensive and he most enjoyable apartments out there.
6. Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace, France
Another mind-blowing piece of architecture is the vacation home of fashion icon Pierre Cardin. This house looks like a magical creation out of this world. The unique style and amazing design make this extravagant bubble palace one of the most expensive houses in the world. Its cost is estimated to be $389 million total.
This house near Cannes took 14 years to be built. It has 26 barnacle-like pods, 13000 square feet of interior space with 10 bedrooms. Besides there are several swimming pools, beautifully cascading water fountains. And it even has a 500-seat amphitheater. There is not a single room in the building that has at least one straight line in the. Not a single 90-degree walls. Everything is round with some holes and completely looks like a bubbled-out house.
The amazingly magical place is now on sale for 350million euros. Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace definitely is an amazing place for extravagant and not-in-the-box people. Thus it deserves aplace in the list of most expensive homes in the world.
5. Villa Les Cèdres, France
Having the long history of luxury and fashion France is representing another outstandingly beautiful house. It is not possible to complete the list of the most expensive houses without the Villa Les Cèdres. It is one of the oldest houses in the list being built in 1830s and purchased by King Leopold II of Belgium in 1904. The total cost of it is $450 million and is owned by Italian distiller Davide Campari-Milano SpA.
The 187-year-old Villa Les Cèdres is surrounded with palms and cedar trees, from which it got its name. the villa is 3 stored and has 18,000-square-foot space. There are 14-bedroom mansion set on 35 acres. The interior of the house has kept its old renaissance-style looks, all glistening with luxury and style. It can be the dreamland for the people who want to feel the elegance of the more than century old Villa.
4. Middle Gap Road, Most expensive house in Hong Kong
Here comes another modestly beautiful exclusive house that couldn’t be omitted from the list although it has quite a different scale of price for the pros of the field. It is due to the fact that the house stroke the market with the price tag of $657 million, but then came its alternate tag with $447 million with which it is now mostly known. Middle Gap Road house keeps its price due to the location that is The Peak of Hong Kong. Truly a prestigious sight in the place! Anyway, the price of the house is high enough to pop up in the ranks of the most expensive houses in the world.
This modest white house with mild red roof has 2 floors and 4 bedrooms and a big, round pool outside the house. Nice woods surround this expensive house. This is that one house on the list that people will totally renovate, or even demolish to use the place for even bigger and more luxurious house to stand on the wonderful location it has.
3. Villa Leopolda, Most pricey house from France
Being the third most expensive house in the world, this villa is again in France, in Alps-Maritime department of the Cote d’Azur Region. The estate was once owned by King Leopold II of Belgium. Being built in 1931 by an American architect Ogden Codman, Jr., the house had such famous owners as Gianni and Marella Agnelli, Izaak and Dorothy J. Killam. The final owners are Edmond and Lily Safra. Due to its magnificent looks, old history and wonderful interior the house costs $750 million.
Villa Leopolda is a TV celebrity too as it was the setting for the film of Alfred Hitchcock’s “To Catch a Thief”. It occupies almost 50 acres and has 11 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms, a commercial greenhouse and a helipad. There is also a wonderful outdoor kitchen for summer times, and an amazing swimming pool.
Villa Leopolda is a wonderful place to spend time in privacy accompanied with the beauty of the surrounding nature. An unforgettable masterpiece that tells history of the previous owners and their love of luxurious and elegant life.
2. Antilia, Most expensive house from India
Situated in Mumbai, India this 27-stored skyscraper is considered to be the most expensive house in the world. This modern building was designed by Chicago-based architects Perkins & Will. It now belongs to an Indian multibillionaire and business tycoon Mukesh Ambani. He moved there in 2012, with his wife and three children.
The skyscraper is a 400000 square foot 173 meters private house. The design allows it to survive an earthquake of 8 according to Richter scale. Antilia has a multistory garage for 168 cars, a huge and wonderful ballroom. There are gardens, three helipads and a health level. The mansion even has its own temple and a home theatre with 50 seats. And the amount of the staff working there riches 600.
The beauty of this wonderful mansion leaves in awe everyone who sees it. The luxuriousness and gleam of both the exterior and interior suits perfectly to the people who like the comfort and elegance to come together. Indeed Antilia is a house from a dream with a whooping price of $1 billion.
1. Buckingham Palace, Most expensive home from Great Britain
And of course, it is not possible to finish the list with the most known palace in the world. It is leading the list of the most expensive houses in the world because, although it will never be sold, the price of the building has been estimated nevertheless. And it costs a striking $2.9 billion.
Being the property of the British Royal Family, the all known palace-house is one of the most lavish properties all around the world. It has 828,000 square feet land and the garden alone is 40 acres. In addition, there are 775 rooms that includes 78 bathrooms, 188 bedrooms for staff ,92 offices and 19 staterooms. Also, it has been the official residence for the monarchy since 1873.
The palace was built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham. Every part of the place has royal written all over it, and is the exact definition of the word “luxury”. And this magnificent palace is a dream place for everyone to visit at least once. No wonder it is in the list of 7 most expensive and most extravagant houses in the world that will never be in sale.
This was the list of 7 most expensive houses in the world. They are outstanding not only for their price but also for their mind-blowing, unique and elegant architecture. The world has a long history and due to that there are as many amazingly large, beautiful houses that show the taste and the desires of their owners. No one can describe the beauty and elegance of them in words for it to be enough to give someone the feeling of the house itself. So, to be able to fully enjoy the exquisiteness of the estates one just has to either own one or visit at least once.