20 Most Expensive Houses in the World

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20) Royal Villa of Marlia
Caponnori, Italy
$59,000,000

The villa sits on 39.5 acres of gardens, designed by famed French architect Jacques Greber.

19) Bootjack Ranch
Colorado, United States
$68,000,000

Owned by Texan billionaire energy tycoon Kelcy Warren, chairman and CEO of Energy Transfer Partners.

18) Bel-Air Mansion
California, United States
$72,000,000

Sold by real estate developer Mohamed Hadid to an unnamed Indonesian buyer in 2010.

17) Cielo de Bonaire
Mallorca, Spain
$74,000,000

Located in Mallorca, an island in the Mediterranean Sea. Also the birthplace of Rafael Nadal.

16) Hummingbird Ranch
California, United States
$75,000,000

The second and third season of the reality TV show “The Biggest Loser” were filmed here.

15) Neo-Italian Renaissance mansion
New York, United States
$75,000,000

Designed by famed New York architect, C.P.H. Gilbert.

14) Villa La Pallandiana
Cap d’Ail, France
$76,000,000

Its architecture is influenced by the works of the Italian master builder, Andrea Palladio (1508-1580).

13) Tranquility
Nevada, United States
$100,000,000

Owned by Joel Horowitz, the co-founder of global fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger.

12) Albermarle House
Virginia, United States
$100,000,000

Once owned by Patricia Kluge, ex-wife of former world’s richest man, John Kluge.

11) Fleur de Lys
California, United States
$125,000,000

Currently owned by celebrity couple Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon.

10) Dracula’s Castle
Bran, Romania
$135,000,000

Vlad the Impaler, the ferocious warlord who inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula, was rumoured to have lived in the castle in the 1400s.

9) Updown Court
Surrey, England
$139,000,000

The flamboyant English pop singer Sir Elton John lives next door.

8) Spelling Manor
Los Angeles, United States
$150,000,000

Currently owned by Petra Ecclestone, daughter of Formula One billionaire Bernie Ecclestone.

7) The Pinnacle
Montana, United States
$155,000,000

Owned by Tim Blixseth, real estate developer and timber baron who also co-founded the Yellowstone Club.

6) Franchuk Villa
Kensington, England
$161,000,000

Owned by Elena Franchuk, daughter of Ukrainian, ex-president and wife of a Ukrainian steel magnate and philanthropist.

5) Hearst Mansion
California, United States
$165,000,000

Once owned by William Randolph Hearst, a prominent newspaper published who built up the nation’s largest newspaper chain.

4) Fairfield Pond
The Hamptons, United States
$170,000,000

Owned by Ira Ennert, an investor who made fortune through junk bonds secured by metals companies he acquired.

3) The Penthouse
London, England
$200,000,000

On top of lavish features such as wine tasting room, this flat also boasts top-level security measures, including SAS protection.

2) Villa Leopolda
Cote D’Azur, France
$506,000,000

Lily Safra inherited the property when her banker husband, Edmond Safra died in a fire in 1999.

1) Antilla
Mumbai, India
$1,000,000,000

Owned by the head of Mumbai based petrochemical giant Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambanin.

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3 Comments

David Boyd

Excellent infographic fella’s. My pick: Spelling Manor

Tomorrow Finance

Cheers Dave, yes the good old tv series 90210 certainly would have helped pay for that home!

jimbo

great help should have pics though thanks



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