Buckingham Palace – $6.7 Billion
British Buckingham Palace sits as the world’s most expensive home. It is located in the city of Westminster, London, and comprises of 775 rooms, 78 bathrooms, 92 offices and 19 staterooms. It’s been the official residence of the monarchy since 1873.
Owned by the British Royal family, the palace checks in at approximately 828,000 square feet and the garden alone is 40 acres.
Antilla – $2 Billion
Antilla, the second most expensive house in the world, is located in Mumbai, India and costs a whopping $2 Billion.
The 400,000 square foot building is positioned in Mumbai’s Cumballa Hill neighboured and stands at an impressive 27 stories high.
It’s also been built to withstand an earthquake of magnitude 8 on the Richter scale.
Inside the house, you find six floors that are purely devoted to car storage, a service station for the cars, a temple, a 50-seat movie theatre and nine elevators.
It was designed and constructed by Chicago based architecture firm, Perkins & Will, and hospitality design firm, Hirsch Bender Associates.
Villa Leopolda – $750 Million
Villa Leopolda is located in the Frances Alps-Maritime department of it’s Cote d’Azur Region and occupies approximately 50 acres.
Named after its original owner, King Leopold II of Belgium and redesigned in the 1920s by American architect, Ogden Codman Jr, Villa Leopolda sits as the third most expensive house in the world.
The villa is owned by the widow, Lily Safra, of Lebanese Brazillian Banker, Edmund Safra.
The One— $500 million
The One is considered not only to be the most expensive house in California but also the most expensive house in America. But it’s also The One riddled with debt and legal issues. But, despite its flaws, this is a beautiful property with gorgeous views in a breathtaking setting.
The One is home to nine bedrooms and multiple kitchens, as well as all of the other essentials like a nightclub, a bowling alley with four lanes, a salon, a home gym, a 50-seat theatre and a running track. It has not just a swimming pool, but also six other water features, like a jacuzzi and a moat that surrounds the house.
Villa Les Cèdres
The 18,000-square-foot Villa Les Cèdres is more of a palace than it is a simple home. Set across 35 acres of land, this traditional mansion is fit for a king—and was once owned by one.
As well as endless bedrooms and communal spaces, this property has an Olympic size swimming pool, a stunning ballroom and even a stable with room for up to 30 horses. Outside, you’ll find 15,000 plants and 20 greenhouses with tropical flowers from all over the world. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and has multiple balconies swathed with palm trees.