Make way for the Top 10 Most Expensive Billionaire Homes in the World, yes, those which have your heart racing with grandeur! We all are very well aware of the powerful control of the ‘digits’ over human desires, right? Who doesn’t want to be in the shoes of a billionaire and spend a lavish afternoon just lazing around a miniature paradise that one calls home! Well, here’s a sneak peek at the Most Expensive Homes in the World that will have your jaws dropping. Take a closer look at the extravagant lifestyle of the wealthy biggies all across the globe.
Top 10 Most Expensive Billionaire Homes in the World
Peep into our list of Top 10 Billionaire Homes to comprehend the amount of riches that have gone under their construction.
Leading the way, we have Mukesh Ambani’s residential skyscraper located in Mumbai, India. Named after a mythical land in the Atlantic, the net worth of the home is estimated at being $23.9 billion with a value upward of $1 billion. The 400,000 square foot and 27-story monument encompasses 6 underground levels of parking, 3 helipads, a recreation level dedicated to health, few levels of hanging garden, 1 theater that seats 50 people and 1 ballroom full of expensive chandeliers. The family lives in the top floors as they are fond of basking in the sunlight. The entire complex requires a staff of more than 600 to better its functioning. Ambani’s wife, however, comments that her children clean their own rooms whenever they are visiting.
2. Villa Leopolda
Situated at Villefranche-sur-Mer in France, Villa Leopolda makes it at the register of Top 10 Billionaire Homes as its net worth is calculated at being a hefty $1.3 billion. Set on 20 acres of land, the estate’s purchase price, back in 2008, was valued at 500 million Euros. The proud owner of the villa is Lily Safra who is well known philanthropist. The massive home is suggested as being one of the waterside estates that King Leopold II of Belgium consecrated for his several mistresses.
3. Fair Field
The title of one of the Most Expensive Homes in America, undoubtedly, goes to Ira Rennert’s extravagant home in Sagaposnack, New York. Named after the Fairfield Pond, the adjoining body of water, the residence, Fair Field’s net worth rests at $6 billion. Facing the mighty Atlantic Ocean, the estate spreads over 63 acres. The main house has a lavish Italianate facade, 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, a Mediterranean-style roof, 91-foot long formal dining room, a dozen chimneys, 2 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, a basket ball court and a bowling alley. The entire property is valued at $248.5 million as per the tentative tax assessment of 2014.
4. One Hyde Park
One Hyde Park of London in the United Kingdom is reportedly one of the most posh retail and residential complex. The area has been making news since the latest sale of a penthouse at a price of $237 million in May, 2014. The owner of the most expensive condo is still unknown but one who has paid the bill of such an outrageous amount is sure to be nothing less than a billionaire. We are all awaiting for the proud owner to come to the limelight sooner or later.
5. Kensington Palace Gardens
The High Security Street known as the Billionaire’s Row in Kensington Palace Gardens at London In U.K. Plays host to Lakhsmi Mittal’s three luxurious homes. A neo-Georgian mansion near the Israeli embassy is reckoned as been purchased by Mittal’s son. The net worth is calculated $16.6 billion while the purchase price in 2008 came up to £117 million. The property is reported to be up for sale.
6. One Hyde Park
Making a second round in the record of the Most Expensive Homes, is the compound of One Hyde Park with the most expensive apartment this time. Rinat Ahkmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, is the owner of the apartment, the net worth of which estimated to be $11.8 billion. The property was sold back in 2011 at a price of $221 million. The residence hovers over 25,000 square feet and is embellished with bullet proof glass and 24-hour hotel concierge service.
7. Ellison Estate
The Oracle founder, Larry Ellison’s Ellison Estate in Woodside, Califf is one of the most extravagant homes to be constructed. The owner is known to be an avid real estate collector. The Ellison Estate is a 23-acre one designed in Japanese style with 10 buildings, a man-made land, a tea house, a bath house and a koi pond. The estimated value for the construction of such a grand estate rests at approximately $200 million while the net worth of the property is assessed at $51.4 billion.
8. Kensington Palace Gardens
At the eighth slot we have London’s Kensington Place Gardens again with the Russian, Roman Abramovich’s mansion in the Billionaire’s Row in the enclave. The net worth is evaluated at $9.4 billion while the purchase price of the property was £90 million back in 2011. The city approved the plans of building a subterranean extension inclusive of a tennis court, health center and an auto museum.
9. Blossom Estate
Blossom Estate in the Palm Beach, Located in Fla belongs to Ken Griffin. He purchased 4 side-by-side with the total of 8 acres on the ocean. The entire property was initially utilized as a single unit. Later they were divided into 3 touts houses while the fourth being torn down already. The net worth of the estate is said to be $5.2 billion. The total purchase price back in December 2012 was approximately $130 million.
10. Xanadu 2.0
The world’s second richest man owns the Xanadu 2.0 located at Seattle in Washington. The estate has a sophisticated pool with an underwater music system. The residence also bears within itself a library with domed reading room and a 2,500 square foot gym. The net worth has been assessed at $77.5 billion and the market value of the extensive manor is $120.5 million according to the tax assessment of 2014.