10 Most Expensive Houses in the World with Pictures in 2020
There is certainly no place like home whether it's in a big ranch in the countryside or a small comfy space in the center of the city, a home is a place where we always want to go back to rest at the end of a day full of work and a space to find comfort after long travels around the world.
For some people the idea of home is beyond just having a place to rest and eat for them home can be anything from a twin towered building in the center of infinite gardens to a living room with 360 degree views of the closest ocean.
Today we'll be looking at ten of the most incredible and expensive homes on earth keep in mind that our analysis of homes are not only expensive but they are very unique in their own ways they feature spaces that you never thought could exist inside someone's home make sure you see them all perhaps you'll get ideas for your own dream home.
Number one will definitely change the way you think of home.
Number 10: Chateau Artists on A French Style
who doesn't want to live surrounded by water back in , the day people would dig ditches around their homes and fill them with water to protect them from invaders, today surrounding your home with water is more of a luxury rather than a protection technique this is the case of Chateau artists on a French style house surrounded by water that looks like something out of a fairy tale.
on one end of the property you can find the staircase entrance right after you walk through the courtyard which will definitely make you feel like you've traveled back to medieval times all right now to the set of legend of Zelda or Skyrim either or on the opposite end there is an amazing square pool with a fountain in the middle at this property you can also find a terrace jacuzzi a koi pond and of course swans that get to enjoy the benefit of having this man-made lake.
The three-story house which is at the center of the property has eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms the building is not as big as other buildings on our list but the outdoor space definitely makes up for it .
Number 10: Celine Dion's waterpark mansion
You have heard her music, you might have seen her perform ,you might bought all her cds, but did you ever get to see what Celine Dion's house looks like down in Jupiter Island Florida one of the most expensive places in the USA .
Celine Dion built a mansion a space to go back to after all those weeks of touring around the world with Bahamian vibes the edge of the Atlantic Ocean this mansion has 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms surrounded by wide open spaces and amazing views.
What makes this place so unique is the water sized pool that sits at the front of her palace looking home , it has a waterslide back in 2017 Celine finally put her home in the market with a 72 million dollar price tag but she ended up selling it for only 27 . I suppose the real question is do you think it's worth that.
Number 8. San Francisco Eco-Friendly Mansion
The San Francisco eco-friendly mansion,people are constantly looking for ways to make a positive impact on their environment ,it makes sense that a house in our list is not only expensive but also eco-friendly, we're talking about this forty million dollar house in San Francisco's billionaire row about 40% of its energy comes from the Sun and it has rainwater collection system that can hold more than 5,000 gallons of water. can you just imagine that this house pretty much works in harmony with nature with seven bedrooms and 12 bathrooms.
This house had to go through a long process to get where it is the end result is rewarding after all that time this house has fully automated lights, music, temperature ,doors everything can be controlled from a personal device such as a smartphone or a computer even the light bulbs will adjust automatically. if you were to move the artwork or furniture .underneath them whether it's day or night the non-reflective glass windows offer incredible views of San Francisco and it’s the most popular landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz what better way to spend 40 million dollars in using it towards a house as green as this one.
Number. 7: Bel Air ansion
If you grew up in the 90s you might remember Bel Air from the show that madeWill Smith famous , well, here's what you need to know about bel-air is where rich people live it's one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Los Angeles and today one of the properties on this neighborhood made it to our list we're talking about the mansion on 9 to 4 bel-air nicknamed billionaire this place stands out among others because of all the entertainment you can find in it a: four lane bowling lounge, a 4k movie theater for 40 , a large infinity pool with an outdoor pop-up theater and Auto Gallery, and around 100 curated art installations.
The amenities are simply insane it's like somebody came in and brought LA to their house the house is fully stocked with two champagne and wine cellars and a massive candy wall through its windows you can get a glimpse of the LA skyline, wouldn't you like to live here well in the house at the market it was listed at a 250 million dollars which at the time made the most expensive home in America .however after multiple price cuts the property was finally sold at only 94 million dollars in October of 2019 .
Number 6: Villa cedra's
Next on our list is a mansion down on the coast of st. John Cap Ferrat in the south of France we've actually talked about this home before in a previous list why not check that out as well this plays the perfect combination of luxury and history. the mansion has existed since 1830 and since 1850 when it was first bought and viola cedra's has been home to many residents including king leopold ii from Belgium before becoming a proper residence.
The property was an olive tree farm which explains the many 300 year old olive trees. how many olive trees again?, well, its around the entire house there are lots of palm trees and cedar trees .after all cedra's the word for cedar in French and I'm pretty sure I mispronounced that either way it's expected to find that kind of tree around the interior of the house. This preserves a lot of the history from its previous occupants there's a massive library with a book dating back to the 1600 was is worth several thousand euros the house was put on the market back in 2017.
A mystery buyer finally agreed to pay two hundred million euros in August of 2019.
Number 5: Eden Towers sky penthouse
Now we know a penthouse is pretty much the expensive version of an apartment but can a penthouse be extensive and interesting enough to make it to this list ,absolutely and I mean three hundred and fifty seven million dollars .Monaco's II don't our sky penthouse promises to be the most expensive penthouse ever with majestic views of the Mediterranean Sea in endless views of Monaco, this place will make you forget you're inside a five storey penthouse in one of the largest buildings on the Mediterranean coast.
If you need to relieve some stress just walk out or slide down to this houses, circular infinity pool that's connected to the main building through a waterslide. if you been thought homes inside a vertical building would make things more compact and simple you might want to think again.
Number 4: Antilia in Mumbai
The most expensive in the world this isn't Antilia and it's considered the most expensive house in the world it took 1 billion dollars to build it but some people say its current value is closer to 2 billion.
what can be so special about this odd-looking building well down to the southern part of Mumbai until IT is the home to Mukesh Ambani the richest man in Asia and one of the richest men in all over the world. This building is only 27 stories high but don't let those numbers fool you the ceilings on some fours are double the regular height, which makes Antilia as high as a 60-story building.
In this home you can find helipads, a parking space for up to one hundred and sixty-eight cars, a theater that can comfortably host 50 people, Terrace Gardens ,a spa and even a temple. I get to know why this building is so expensive.
Number 3: Bill Gates house
This list wouldn't be complete without Bill Gates on it you can only expect someone as wealthy as him to be the owner of the most extravagant homes on earth. This house has more bathroom than bedrooms. it also took seven years to see three million dollars in the hands of 300 construction workers to complete this home. bill named his house Xanadu 2.0 based on the movie Citizen Kane Xanadu.
2.0 interacts with its surroundings to regulate its temperature efficiently while most people prefer to display works of art on their walls, the walls of this place are filled with computer screens displaying different paintings and photography. these screens can display your favorite artwork with just a touch of a .
Xanadu 2.0 also has a pool with its own music system ,a trampoline room an art deco style, movie theater and a reception hall where bill can host a dinner party for around 200 guests .The food can come from one of the six kitchens spread throughout different corners of the house making it ready to host events at any given moment and I'd actually like to get an invite from bill to check this up .
I hear he gives out X boxes as party favors now it's time for the day's best ping I really like this kind of pool with glass walls these pools are very modern and inviting .when again across this post I started to wonder what it would be like to live in a place where I can swim surrounded by the sounds of nature and then I found this house that really inspired me .
Number 2: The Fish house in Singapore
Nothing compares with the heat in Southeast Asia and there is no better way to enjoy it than having a house with an oceanfront in the lush landscape of Singapore, such as the case of the fish house a tropical bungalow that was built in 2009 with the goal of creating a living space and close relationship with nature.
This was easily accomplished by putting the pool right in the middle of the jungle like garden and an endless ocean view. The view is in fact present at the different naturally ventilated spaces, the house place is compact yet full of exotic features there's a media room at the basement level with an acrylic window that constantly reminds us of the houses connection to nature, the window allows natural light into the room as well as views out into the pool ,the house has plenty of green spaces for a lounging and enough foot of all take panels to bring enough energy to power up the whole house.
I hear some people have a hard time living in nature for too long but I'm sure they would change their mind if they lived here .
Number 1:Brunei's palace
on the northern part of the island of borneo there is a small nation called brunei. This little country is home to the largest private residents in the world the istana nurul iman this literally translates into the palace of the light of faith.
The construction of this massive palace was completed in 1984 at a decent cost of 1.4 billion if you're wondering how large is the largest place in the world.
Looking at some numbers might give you an idea- the place has 1788 rooms including 257 bathrooms, it also has five swimming pools, forty-four stairwells and eighteen elevators .
if Bill Gates dining hall was big well, it doesn't compare to the Brunei's palace it has a capacity of up to 5,000 people ,it also has a mosque that can easily fit 1,500 people which is not surprising given the fact that Brunei is considered a predominantly Muslim nation.
The property has a hundred and ten different garages where the Sultan keeps his 7,000 cars including his Ferraris, Lamborghinis ,Aston Martins and many other vehicles that he owns . some of them are custom made even if that wasn't enough there is also an air-conditioned stay over the Sultan's 200 ponies. the Sultan surely knows how to live lavishly how much is your dream house how much is your current house, have any of our current picks inspired you .
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