While some people are happy to have a shed over their head and to have sound sleep at night, others are not satisfied until they are surrounded by all the beauty that life has to offer. While those of us on the poor side may be quick to classify this as vanity, there is really nothing wrong in living a good life when you have worked hard for it. There are many expensive homes around the planet but some are just plain over the top. This articles review some of the insanely expensive houses owned by the super rich. Note that in this article, expensive is assumed to also mean luxurious. Find below some of the most luxurious house in the world.
This $1billion dollar 27 storey skyscraper located in Mumbai is the most expensive house in the world. The house gets it s a name from a supposed island found in the Atlantic. The house includes four helipad and 600 man staff. There are at least six underground parking lots. The house occupies an area of 400 thousand square meters. The house is owned by Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani
Villa Leopolda, Ville Franche-sur mer France
This villa is one of the villas the King Leopold II of Belgium built for one of his mistresses. The villa is owned by Lilly Safra. The Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov made an attempt at buying this villa for $500 million but pulled out of the deal losing $50 million deposit in the process.
Fairfield Sagaponack, New York
This impressive building owned by billionaire Ira Rennert has 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms. There are also three swimming pools within the compound. The house also boasts of its own power plant within the compound. The house also house playing courts for tennis and bowling and there is a cinema theater that can take as many as 164 persons. The house stands on a ground of 63 acres with the house itself occupying about 66 thousand square feet o f the total 110 thousand square feet that are occupied by buildings. The house was named after a pond within the vicinity known as Fairfield pond. The house is presently valued at $248 million.
Park Placem Berkshire
This mansion is rumoured to have been bough over by a Russian Oligarch. The building is located in Remenham Berkshire. This house is located on at least 200 acres of land. There are at least ten bedrooms all having en suite bathrooms. The living space is at least 30, 000 square feet.
One Hyde Park Penthouse Apartment, London
This is considered the world’s most expensive apartment. The owner of the apartment chose to remain anonymous. The apartment was purchased without any furniture. The apartment occupies 2500 square feet and has bullet proof glass.