- Feb 16, 2022
The real estate rich people own is proof of luxury in its purest form. We have all heard the rich are only getting richer right? Can you guess how much billionaires and CEOs send on their houses? We have a list here of the most expensive houses that go up to 1 billion. Some of these people buy an extremely expensive property and add their own touch whereas some build the place from the scratch.
These remarkable properties are not only expensive but they are also unique in their style of architecture. Bill Gates multi-million mansion has his personal seal on everything in his house from the high tech monitors to high tech underwater sound system. Those with money find ways to get something extremely extraordinary to do to with their houses which might cost a lot but it is really worth the money they spend because they have got it.
1. Beverly House, Beverly Hills, California: 135 million
Beverly house is a 135 million dollar house and people pay 600,00 dollars per month to just experience the luxurious property. The property covers six acres of land which has a main h shaped house and smaller Spanish-Italian styled houses. Space includes a large library, billiard room, family room, an outer terrace, a night club in art deco style, two projection rooms, a wine cellar, and a beautifully designed ceiling and a spa facility. The architect Gordan Kaufmann built this house for a banking executive Milton Getz. the house is quite famous as it has been featured in movies like “the godfather” and “the bodyguard”.
2. Fleur de Lys mansion, Los Angels : 102 million
The Fleur de Lys mansion cost 102 million dollars making it one of the most expensive houses in the world. The house belonged to David and Suzanne Saperstein before they separated and moved out. The current owner is still unknown but according to the rumors, the current owner is Michael Milken. The house has 15 bathrooms, 12 bedrooms, a 3000sq ft wine cellar, and a two-story library, a cutlery room, a ballroom, a pool, a tennis court. It is also featured in the movie the green hornet, and the 2008 Audi Superbowl commercial.
3. Xanadu 2.0, Medina, Washington : 97.5 million
Xanadu 2.0 is built by Microsoft owner Bill Gates. The house took a total of 7 years to complete. A modern-rustic house with its high tech technology is built-in 66,000 square foot area and is named after the home of a character in Citizen Kane. The place is automated and it adjusts itself in terms of lighting and temperature through an electronic pin worn by the residents and visitors of the house. It has a library with a dome ceiling, a 2,300sq ft reception, 6,300sqft garage, and many other amenities.
4. Antilia, Mumbai, India: 2 billion dollars
Located on the Altamont road in Mumbai is the most expensive house in the world. The house belongs to Mukesh Ambani a business tycoon and also the richest man in Asia. Mukesh Ambani moved in his 400,000 sq ft house with his wife and 3 children in the year 2012. This property was designed by Perkins & Will, Chicago based architects. The 27 story skyscraper has 3 helipads, a health level, a 50 seater home theatre, a temple, guest suites, a ballroom, and a garage space for 168 cars.
5. Penthouse at the Tour Odéon, Monte Carlo, Monaco: 400 million dollars
The penthouse in the 49 story tour odeon building is rumored to be one of the most expensive houses in terms of penthouse in the world. When it opened in the year 2015 the property was priced for almost four hundred million dollars. The penthouse is in the second tallest building on the Mediterranean skyline which is 560 feet tall. The penthouse has a 360-degree view of the water and also has an infinity pool with a water slide.
6. The ONE, Bel Air, California – $500 Million
This half-billion dollar covers 100,000 square feet of land which includes a 20 bedroom compound in bel air covering 4 acres with a spectacular 360-degree view. The epic house is built by a movie producer/real estate developer Nile Miami and architect paul McClean who took about 7 years to build this fabulous work of art. It has a 5,500 sq ft master suite, 30 bathrooms, five swimming pools, a six-lane bowling alley and a night club
That completes our list of the most expensive houses in the world designed by some fine architects and designers and made by some extremely rich tycoons.