Ten of The Worlds Most Expensive Houses

Here we are talking about castles, but there are billions of houses all around the world. Some are big, some are small and some houses are worth a lot of money and today it is ten of the most expensive that we will be taking a look at…

Dracula’s castle, Romania - $135 million

10. Dracula’s castle, Romania – $135 million

This home built in the 14th century, the castle is now a national monument and museum thanks to the legend surrounding it, which also needs no introduction. It has 57 rooms in total, including 17 bedrooms filled with antiques and historical artefacts. It wouldn’t do for the publicly shy Ira Rennert mentioned above, but for the quirkier billionaire, the 450 million tourists that visit every year may be worth it for living in Dracula’s castle.

Updown court, Windlesham, UK - $140 million

9. Updown court, Windlesham, UK – $140 million

t is located in England. The Updown Court is currently valued at close $140 million and is considered to be one of the most expensive homes in the world. At 40,000 square feet, the Updown Court at Windlesham, Surrey is considered to be larger than Buckingham Palace. It consists of 22 bedrooms and 27 bathrooms, which have 24-carat gold leaf mosaic floors in each of them. Besides this exotic feature, the 103-bedroom mansion includes a bowling alley, five swimming pools and a private theatre. The Updown Court’s foyer staircase is believed to be modelled after the stairs in Gianni Versace’s Miami mansion.

The Manor, Los Angles, USA - $150 million

8. The Manor, Los Angles, USA – $150 million

Cindy Spelling has christened her home with late television producer Aaron Spelling as The Manor. This $150 million home has 123 rooms, multiple pools and three kitchens.. it ws was constructed in 1991 and includes an exclusive room for wrapping gifts, a doll museum and one floor dedicated as closet space. The Manor also has an indoor skating rink, a bowling alley, a private orchard and sports courts The house’s living space is spread over 56,500 square feet of land and occupies 2.4 hectares of the most desired Los Angeles property.

The Pannacle, Montana, USA - $155 million

7. The Pannacle, Montana, USA – $155 million

This is the home of Time and Edra Blixseth, owners of the billionaires-only golf and ski resort “Yellowstone Club” in Montana. It will be the largest and grandest property on the resort, but is still small in comparison to some of those on this list, with only 10 bedrooms.which have interesting features like the equalized heating system because of which every point of the Montana home’s floor is heated, and so is its driveway. The $155 million house also has fireplaces in each of its bathrooms and an enormous wine cellar.

Franchuk Villa, Kensington, UK - $161 million

6. Franchuk Villa, Kensington, UK – $161 million

Elena Franchuk bought a girls’ preparatory school in 1997 and transformed it into the Franchuk Villa in 2006. This $160 million 5-storey Victorian Villa underwent a refurbishment after it was bought by the AIDS philanthropist. Now the villa stands to include 10 bedrooms, a gymnasium, an underground indoor swimming pool and a panic room after a 10 million pound upgrade was done on this southwest London home.

Hearst Mansion, Beverly Hills, USA, $165 million

5. Hearst Mansion, Beverly Hills, USA, $165 million

This beautiful place is owned by William Randolph Hearst and has three swimming pools, 29 bedrooms, a movie theatre and a discotheque. This was put up for sale in 2007 but wasn’t sold because nobody showed any interest in it. It is worth 165 million dollars and is stretched over 6 acres of land.

Fairfield Pond, The Hamptons, USA - $190 million

4. Fairfield Pond, The Hamptons, USA – $190 million

Ira Rennert’s home in Sagaponack, New York estimated to be at a $190 million is the most valuable house in the Hamptons. The house is located on 250,000 square meters. The main building spans over 10,000 square feet, has an Italian façade, close to 30 bedroom and 40 bathrooms. Fairfield Pond features nearly a dozen chimneys, a Mediterranean-style roof and a $150,000 hot tub. It also has a basket ball court, a bowling alley, two squash courts and two tennis courts.

One Hyde Park – The Penthouse, London, UK - $200 million

3. One Hyde Park – The Penthouse, London, UK – $200 million

This massively stylish modern penthouse may not be so expensive did it not sit atop the famous number 1 Hyde Park address.. it has everything from bulletproof windows, SAS guard, secret tunnel that leads to the Mandarin Hotel, iris scanners and even panic rooms. The whole building is well-equipped with squash courts, wine-tasting rooms and communal spas, et cetera. 24 hour room service is served at the penthouse.

Villa Leopolda, Cote d’Azur, France - $525 million

2. Villa Leopolda, Cote d’Azur, France – $525 million

King Leopold II of Belgium built an 80,000 square foot estate called the Villa Leopolda. While unqualified rumours about the owners of the $520 million villa still exist, reports suggest that the house belongs to a banker Edmond Safra, whose wife Lily currently occupies the house. It has 19 bedrooms faces the French Riviera and features some of the most enviable gardens in the world. The estate has a bowling alley, a movie theatre and sports courts. This villa also has multiple kitchens and dining rooms and in addition to this has a beautiful display of antiques.

Antilla, Mumbai, India - $1 Billion

1. Antilla, Mumbai, India – $1 Billion

This is the home to one of the world’s richest men – Mukesh Ambani, who is the head of Reliance Industries, the largest company in India in terms of market capitalization. The house boasts of a helipad, health club and a six-floor garage where close to 170 cars can be parked. At 570 feet in height, the mansion is mostly made of glass, has double height ceilings with crystal chandeliers. Ballrooms, retractable stages and a movie theatre are additional features of this $1 billion home in Mumbai. This ultra-modern mansion requires a staff of 600 servants, assistants and security guards who have entourage rooms at the Antilla.

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