Some of the most expensive homes in the world
Read on to know about some of the most expensive homes in the world
1. Buckingham Palace | London, UK
The Queen of England is the queen of this real estate. Buckingham Palace is technically a Crown property and comprises 775 rooms, 188 staff rooms, including 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 92 offices, 78 bathrooms, and 19 staterooms making this not just the world’s most expensive residence but also the most spacious.
2. Antilia | Mumbai, India
Owned by India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, the 400,000-square-foot Antilia on Mumbai’s Cumballa Hills is located in one of the world’s most expensive addresses—Altamount Road. Designed by Chicago-based architects Perkins and Will, with the Australian-based construction company Leighton Holdings taking charge of its construction, the building has 27 floors, replete with extra-high ceilings. Every floor is equivalent to an average two-storey building’s floor. India’s most expensive house also has six floors dedicated for cars, including Ambani’s INR 5 crore Mercedes Maybach.
3. Villa Leopolda | Cote D’Azure, France
The villa has had various notable owners including Gianni and Marella Agnelli, Izaak and Dorothy J. Killam, and, since 1987, Lily Safra, who inherited the villa after her husband’s death. A Brazilian philanthropist and widow of Lebanese banker William Safra, her 50-acre estate has a massive greenhouse, a swimming pool and pool house, an outdoor kitchen, helipad, and a guest house. The house was also used as a set in the Alfred Hitchcock classic To Catch a Thief.
4. Four Fairfield Pond | Sagaponack, New York
Owned by Ira Renner, who is the owner the Renco Group, this 63-acre home has 29 bedrooms, and its very own power plant. The mansion also has 39 bathrooms, a basketball court, bowling alley, squash courts, tennis courts, three swimming pools, and a massive 91-foot dining room.