From upscale private castles to posh underground residences, people are on a roll as they keep building larger than life, straight out of fairytale homes. These astounding private mansions of the rich are sure to leave you awe-struck thinking of the luxurious lives they lead within the confines of their classy abodes. Here’s a list of the world’s 7 most expensive private homes:
The Water Palace House, Florida
Master-crafted by a world-renowned architect as his special abode, this house finds itself right in the middle of water. Following its construction, a lake was dug and filled with water to induce an upscale look to this water palace house. Loaded with the goodness of a relaxation and recreation area, this artificially built reservoir home is simply stunning.
John Travolta’s Airport Home
While a majority of people mistaken it for an airport, John Travolta’s Airport Home features a humongous den for the owner’s personal favorite Boeing 707. While a couple of runways extend directly to his doorsteps, John has especially designed this house for jets to make sure that his family could access any corner of the globe anytime they want.
Celine Dion’s Mansion, Florida
Finding itself amidst the island of Jupiter, Florida, this luxurious home showcases a plethora of swimming pools, rejuvenating golf courses, and yes- a private water park. Now we know why they call it paradise on Earth.
FairField Park Mansion, Hampton
Boasting a living area spanning 10,200 sq meters, the Fairfield Park Mansion lies in-between an astounding 73 acres of plush green land. Featuring tens of bedrooms and bathrooms, this ultra-luxe home also houses a mammoth bowling alley, a couple of tennis courts, a basketball court and much more.
Villa Leopolda, Cote d’azur
Built for the King Leopold’s concubines, Villa Leopolda featured an insane market price of 500 million Euros back in 2008. While it was the dream of Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov, he had to scrap hard to pull out of the deal.
Embrace yourself! You are about to witness one of the world’s largest as well as the most expensive private residences. Owned by Mukesh Ambani, the fifth richest man in the world, this residence showcases 27 floors, where the first 6 floors care for the parking of 168 cars. In addition to countless Swiss luxuries, the house features a number of swimming pools, an exclusive hanging garden, and a helipad at the top.
Xanadu 2.0, Washington
Eminently known for its ultra-modern amenities and heavy-duty technology, this massive 66,000 square feet residence belongs to none other than Bill Gates. Loaded with the goodness of a full-duplex underwater music set-up, a humongous swimming pool and 1,000 square feet dining space, this property is currently valued at $125 billion.