Expensive Homes

The Most Expensive Homes In The World

The Most Expensive Homes In The World: Everyone wishes they lived in a mansion. Unfortunately, most of us never will. The best we can do is live vicariously through people who do have mansions.

Most Expensive House: Buckingham Palace | London, UK Value: $1.55 billion

The Queen of England is the queen of 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 ‘roomy’.

Most Expensive House: Antilia | Mumbai, India Value: $1-2 billion

Owned by India’s richest man, Mukesh Ambani, the 400,000-square-foot Antilia on Mumbai’s Cumballa Hills is situated in one of the world’s most expensive addresses—Altamount Road.

Most Expensive House: Villa Leopolda | Cote D’Azure, France Value: $750 million

Owned by Lily Safra, a Brazilian philanthropist and widow of Lebanese banker William Safra, the 50-acre estate includes a massive greenhouse, a swimming pool and pool house, an outdoor kitchen, helipad, and a guest house.

Most Expensive House: Villa Les Cèdres | French Riviera Value: $400 million

The Villa Les Cèdres on the French Riviera—priced at a whopping $410 million—is fit for a king, probably because it was built for the King of Belgium back in 1830.

Most Expensive House: Four Fairfield Pond | Sagaponack, New York Value: $248.5 million

Owned by Ira Renner, owner the Renco Group, a holding company with investments in auto manufacturing and smelting, this 63-acre home comes with 29 bedrooms, and its very own power plant!

Most Expensive House: Ellison Estate | Woodside, California Value: $200 million

This 23-acre property belongs to Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison. The compound has 10 buildings, a man-man lake, koi pond, tea house, and bath house.

Most Expensive House: Palazzo di Amore | Beverly Hills, California Value: $195 million

Jeff Greene, a real estate entrepreneur and American politician, owns this 53,000-square-foot Mediterranean-style villa.

Most Expensive House: Seven The Pinnacle | Big Sky, Montana Value: $155 million

Part of the massive Yellowstone Club, a private ski and golf community for the mega-rich, the house is owned by Edra and timber baron Tim Blixseth. The house comes with heated floors, multiple pools, a gym, a wine cellar, and its own ski lift.

Most Expensive House: Xanadu 2.0 | Medina, Washington Value: $125.5 million

You would expect one of the world’s richest men to make it to the list of people who own the most expensive homes in the world.

Most Expensive House: 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens | London Value: $128 million

It’s a known fact that Indian business magnate Lakshmi Mittal, the big boss of Arcelor Mittal—the world’s largest steel manufacturer, likes to live large.

Hearst Castle Value: $191 million

This castle was built by America’s first newspaper investor William Randolph Hearst, who had created the largest newspaper chain in America. This castle is famous for the tourists and part of California’s Park System.

Seven the Pinnacle Value: $155 million

Edra and Tim Blixseth, American real estate developer and timber baron are the owners of Seven the Pinnacle. Tim Blixseth was also the co-founder of the yellow club and included in the 400 wealthiest people in America, but few problems like a divorce and a club’s bankruptcy vigorously lessens his wealth in recent years.

Spelling Manor: $150 million

Petra Stunt the owner of Spelling Manor is a fashion designer, model, and socialite. She purchased the Manor in $85 million from Candy Spelling in July 2011.