Recognized and impressive by its architectural characteristics, these are the ten most expensive homes in the world: located from London to Texas, each of these luxury houses belongs to the priciest listings on the planet.
10. Petra Ecclestone’s London Mansion – $130 Million
Located in London, the 14-bedroom mansion was the private residence of several celebrities.
9. Gemini, Manalapan, Florida – $137.5 Million
This luxury house spans no less than 62,200 square feet and comes with 12 vast bedrooms.
8. 90 Jule Pond Drive, Southampton, New York – $145 Million
Known for being one of the most expensive homes in the world, it features a 20,000-square-foot main residence, renovated in 2008, that boasts a 48-foot-long living room and 12 bedrooms.
7. Villa Firenze, Beverly Park, California – $165 Million
Styled like an Italian palazzo, the 20,000-square-foot main house is complemented by an enormous swimming pool, tennis court, and 30-car motor court.
6. Casa Encantada, Bel Air, California– $225 Million
Since 1930, this is one of the most expensive homes in the world. A team of 250 craftsmen was responsible to make an exhaustive two-year restoration.
5. Mesa Vista Ranch, Pampa, Texas – $250 Million
This luxury house includes a private airport with a 6,000-foot runway and terminal building, a 30-seat home theatre, golf course, tennis course, and a two-story stone kennel with 40 bird dogs.
4. Gateways Canyons, Gateway, Colorado – $279 Million
Situated inside a huge property, this is recognized as one of the most expensive homes in the world. The 22,000-square-feet main house comprises a luxury spa and a car museum. A true symbol of luxury lifestyle!
3. Pierre Cardin’s Bubble Palace, France – $390 Million
Designed in 1975 by Hungarian architect Antii Lovag, this iconic and contemporary home took 14 years to build. With 26 barnacle-like pods, 13,000-square feet of interior space, 10 luxury bedrooms, stunning swimming pools, a 500-seat amphitheater, and not a straight line in the place, this is one of the most remarkable, striking and expensive homes in the world.
2. 24 Middle Gap Road, Hong Kong – $447 Million
As one of the most expensive homes on the planet, this is a colonial-style 5,700-square-foot, four-bedroom home built in 1991 wouldn’t get a second glance. Located just a 10-minute drive from Hong Kong’s Central Business District, the luxury home is listed for an unthinkable $447 million.
1. The ONE, Bel Air, California – $500 Million
100,000-square-feet, 20 modern bedrooms, and spectacular 360-degree uninterrupted views. This is one of the most expensive homes in the world and it is a creation of movie producer turned prolific real estate developer Nile Niami and architect Paul McClean. This modern home includes a 5,500-square-feet master suite, 30 bathrooms, a 30-car auto ‘gallery’, five swimming pools, a 36-seat movie theater, six-lane bowling alley, and naturally, a nightclub.