Having a roof on head is a necessity for people but having a home is a luxury for riches. Everybody dreams of having a beautiful home but it is way impossible to buy the houses which we are going to talk about today. You have neither seen such a house in a TV nor in any film. Even though you have seen many beautiful and unsurpassed houses till now, but the houses of many richest of the riches are unimaginable for common people. Apart from being beautiful, these houses are so expensive that they cannot be bought even if you want to. So here, we present the list of the top 5 most expensive houses in the world which are everyone’s dream place to live in:
1- Antillia – Mumbai, India
The most extravagant property is owned by business tycoon of India, Mukesh Ambani. The 27 storey mansion is spread over 400,000 sq ft and it will remain unaffected even after the deadly earthquake. The house is laced with 3 roof-top helicopter pads, 9 high-speed elevators, a steel and glass structure, 2-story health centre with indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi, 6 floors are for family residence, houses for the staff, a floor is for the servicing of the cars, a home theatre with a wine room having capacity of 50 people, a snack bar and entertainment space, a dance studio, 6-story parking having capacity of parking maximum of 168 cars. Its value 1billion dollar makes it the most expensive house in the world. The parties which are hosted by Mukesh Ambani and his family at Antilia always become centre of attraction in Mumbai.
2- Villa Leopolda – Cote D’Azure, France
It is a 50-acre property which looks like no less than a luxurious hotel. It has a swimming pool, pool house, a splendid kitchen, helipad and a guest house. The house was also shown in a 1955 Hollywood film called ‘To Catch a Thief’. A Brazilian philanthropist named Lily Safra owned this house. She is a widow of Lebanese banker William Safra. The worth of the house is 750 million dollar which makes it the most expensive house in Europe. Villa Leopolda portrays Belle’s style of architecture and it is registered as a historical historical monument in France.
3- Four Fairfield Pond – The Hamptons, New York
The luxurious house is in New York, US. This 29 bedroom house is built on 63 acres of land. Not only this, this house’s electricity runs on its own power plant. In addition, the house has 39 bathrooms and a basketball court, cricket practice pitch, squash court, tennis court, three swimming pools and a 91-foot long dining room. The property is owned by Ira Renert who is the owner of the Rainco Group. Her work is in auto manufacturing and smelting of metals and minerals. The extravagant house costs 248.5 million dollar.
4- Buckingham Palace, London, UK
The crown property which is now home to the Queen of England is located in the city of Westminster. Buckingham Palace is the most expensive house and has the most rooms in a house in the world. The palace has 775 rooms and 188 staff rooms. 52 royal bedrooms for guests, 19 staterooms, 92 offices, and 78 bathrooms. It is such a huge property and its value is approximately 2.9 billion dollar. It has been the royal’s official residence since 1837 apart from many estates and castles owned by Monarch throughout the UK. The palace reflects the hospitality of royals and becomes centre of attraction when host state occasions. It was originally built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham and Queen Victoria was the first monarch to reside in the Buckingham palace.
5- Villa Les Cedres, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
The mansion was built in 1830 but later sold to Belgium’s King Leopold II in 1904. 3 years ago in 2017, it came in the market for sale and the price they put was $410 million. The current owner of Villa Les Cedres is Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A of the Campari Group. The house acquires total area of acres which has the house building and manicured gardens. The house is spread over 18,000 square-foot area having 14-bedroom, Olympic-sized swimming pool, a large stable, and decadent interiors.