The World’s Most Expensive Houses 2016February 24, 2016
Where are the world’s most expensive homes? As high value move specialists we are no stranger to the logistics of moving antiques, art and billiard tables. With this in mind we have investigated some of the world’s biggest and most palatial homes, from Mumbai to Montana these truly are a selection of dream homes!
Named after the mythical island in the Atlantic, Antilia is believed to be worth around $1 billion and is currently the world’s most expensive private residence. It is home to over 600 staff, maintaining the 27 storey skyscraper which includes nine lifts, three helipads and a series of fantastic floating gardens, Antilia is opulence at its height…quite literally.
Villa Leopolda, Villefranche-sur-Mer.
Villa Leopolda is certainly situated in one of the world’s most coveted regions. Neighbouring Monaco and Cannes, Villefranche-sur-Mer is a beautiful town on the wealthy French Riviera. Now worth well over $700 million this stunning Belle Apoque mansion was built on the estate once owned by its namesake, King Leopold II of Belgium, and enjoys extensive manicured gardens, a private beachfront and a bowling alley.
Fairfield Pond, The Hamptons.
Located in one of the most expensive zip codes in the US, Fairfield Pond is a 63 acre estate on the Atlantic coastline just outside New York and is thought to be worth in the region of $170 million. It is one of the largest and most expensive private residences in America and with 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms and a $150,000 hot tub, we aren’t surprised!
Kensington Palace Gardens, London.
Not only the most exclusive address in London but also one of the most expensive addresses in the world, Kensington Palace Gardens is also known as “Billionaires Row”. Owned by Britain’s wealthiest man, at the time of purchase this mega mansion was the world’s most expensive property housing a Turkish bath, bejewelled swimming pool and room for 20 cars – no mean feat in Central London.
Ellison Estate, California.
Stretching over 23 acres this 17th century Japanese inspired estate was constructed by Paul Driscoe, a Zen Buddhist teacher who studied as a temple builder in Japan. The palatial residence has 10 luxurious buildings including an 8000 square foot main residence, a tea house and a bath house. The stunning grounds consist of two gardens,1000 trees, a five acre lake, Koi pond and eight bridges! This tranquil estate sounds like the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Seven The Pinnacle, Montana.
The Pinnacle is the largest property in the Yellowstone Club, the world’s only private ski community complete with 2,200 acres of ski runs. This uber ski chalet boasts 10 bedrooms, heated floors throughout, a private ski elevator and a team of staff ready to cater to your every need, the perfect retreat for a wealthy adrenalin junkie!
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