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Top 10 Most Expensive Houses in the World

Tuesday, April 12th 2011. | Property

What do you think about when you hear about most expensive house in the world? For most of us, House is the priciest expenditure in a lifetime and purchasing a bigger size house with a richer facilities and amenities is one of their greatest dreams ever. Unlike cavemen, Today, we function our house as investment, status marker and a place to find recreations. In this post, we are about to discover 10 luxury houses that listed on the chart of top 10 most expensive house in the world. Most of the houses below house one or some of these amenities: a swimming pool, tennis court, billiard room, bowling alley, fitness room, even a private movie studio.

10. Dracula’s Castle, Romania: $ 135 million

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Dracula castle

The castle has a long history since 1212 and the ownership had handed down to one royal to the last royal, Archduke Dominic von Habsburg in 2005. 2 years later, Dominic and his associates marketed the castle to public for $ 78 million – $135 million. After 2 years passed, the status of the castle was unchanged and since 26th of January 2009, Dominic and his family decided to restore the status a not for sale property and they decided to open the castle as a museum.

 

9. Updown Court, Windlesham, Surrey, UK: $139 million

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Updown court

It is the biggest private civic residence in Britain since 19th century. Updown court stands over 230 thousand square meter area completed with beautiful gardens, private woodlands, and the main building itself houses 103 rooms where 24 of them are bedrooms. It has private cinemas, bowling alley, tennis courts, Limousine Park and many other amenities. Until this date, the house is still For sale.

 

8. “The Manor,” Los Angeles, US: $150 million

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The Manor

The Manor is the largest property in Los Angeles and the price tag of the residence has made it one of the priciest properties in America. The building has 5248-meter square floor and it stands over 4.6 hectares of land. The original owner, Aaron Spelling, built the house in 1988 and he completed the house with cinemas, pools, bowling alley, beauty salon and spa, tennis house, a vast kitchen, huge parking space and different style gardens. Cindy Spelling, a recent owner of the property, sold the house in 2009 but it is not yet finding a right buyer

 

7. “The Pinnacle,” Montana, US: $155 million

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The Pinnacle

The Pinnacle is an exclusive ski cottage of Yellow stone golf community and the owner founded the house of the ski lodge over massive heated flooring system that warm the house 24/7.It has 10 bedrooms and every bathroom has a fireplace, It has a gym, 2 swimming pools inside and the outside, and massage cabins. The current owner of the house is a couple Tim and Edra Blixseth.

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

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Fanchuk Villa

A Lebanese, Musa Salem owns the Victorian style mansion and he bought it from Grosvenor Estate agent view years ago. The house is 21,000-foot square wide, the basement has one swimming pool, private gym, cinema, spacious garage, newsroom, and the foundation support six stories structures steadily. If you want to see it with your own eye, the house address at Belgravia, Kensington, London, UK

 

5. Hearst Mansion, Beverly Hills, US: $165 million

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Hearst Mansion

The Mansion stands on a prestigious location in Beverly Hills and it used to be a residence of media mogul William Randolph Hearst. The mansion lay on 6 hectares area and it composes six residences, 3 pools, private nigh clubs, fireplaces, sport courts, large parking areas and 29 bedrooms. If you are here, your chance to neighbor David Beckham or Tom Cruise with his wife or sons are huge.

 

4. Fairfield Pond, The Hamptons, US : $170 million

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Fairfield Pond

If you own the resident, you can house 29 peoples and you can let each of them sleeps on different rooms. The house stands over 63 acres space and it currently known as the biggest property and the priciest residence in US. It has 39 bathrooms, 5 tennis lands, bowling room, 91-feet eating room and a $150 thousands hot tubs you can use together with your friends. It faces directly to the sea and that is the one of the most promising appeal of the house

3. The Penthouse, London, UK: $200 million

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The Penthouse

 

The Penthouse is standing over a prestigious location in London, Hyde Park, and the builder encrusted it with layers security systems start from bulletproof window, full time security guards, panic room, iris scanner, and a special passageway that will lead the user go to Mandarin Hotel. Every square meter of the penthouse worth £6,000 and here, the inhabitant can use communal spa facilities, wine tasting room and squash courts.

2. Villa Leopolda, Cote D’Azur, France: $506 million

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Villa leopolda

Villa Leopolda is 109 old this moment and the building stands over 29,000-foot square land in Riviera, Cote D’Azur of France. Groomed gardens wall the Villa and inside the building, we can find 11 bedrooms, fourteen bathrooms, and swimming pools. It faces the beachfront of South France ocean and now it becomes the home of Lily Safra who inherited the property from his husband Edmund Safra .

 

1. Antilla, Mumbai, India: $1 billion

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Antilla

Mukesh Ambani, one of top 10 richest people in the world in 2010, owns the house and he named it Antilla. Antilla raises 27 floors high or 570 feet, and has 400,000-feet square living space. Ambani uses 6 stories of this house to park his 168 cars, he pays 600 servants every month to keep the house and the facilities clean and muscled Antilla with 9 elevators. Hundreds exclusive facilities crowd the most expensive house in the world. You have to go inside to know all of it.

Have you ever thinking about living on the most expensive house in the world?



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