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The 10 Most Expensive Houses in the World

10. Mountain Home Road, Woodside, California ($117.5M)

Owned by Masayoshi Son, this $117.5 estate can even be considered a small community with its very own building for retreats, a detached library, and of course, a swimming pool and tennis court.

9. Xanadu 2.0, Seattle, Washington ($120.5M)

This high-end home equipped with advanced technology is owned by the richest man in the world Bill Gates. This massive cabin was constructed over a span of 7 years. It has amenities such as a 2,500 square-foot gym and a 60-foot indoor swimming pool.

source8. Blossom Estate, Palm Beach, Florida ($130M)

This extravagant estate owned by Ken Griffins is definitely the perfect home to relax and rejuvenate. It has a tennis court and, of course, its very own dock.

7. Broken O Ranch, Augusta ($132.5M)

The worth of this multi-million dollar house is just an estimate because its actual price is protected by state laws. However, its features include an abundance of horse stables and land area big enough to cater to an aggregate of 4,500 cattle.

6. Ellison Estate, Woodside, California ($200M)

Named after its billionaire owner and Oracle founder Larry Ellison, this estate is Japanese-inspired with its very own man-made lake and facilities such as a bath house and a tea house. The property has ten buildings in total.

5. One Hyde Park, London, U.K. ($221M)

One Hyde Park is known to be one of the most extravagant and costly apartments. It has leisure facilities such as an abundance of relaxation rooms, exercise studios, and entertainment rooms.

4. Kensington Palace Gardens, London, U.K. ($222M)

This luxurious home is owned by Tamara, the daughter of Formula One billionaire Bernie Ecclestone. The amazing features of the house include amenities such as a bowling alley, nightclub and even a bathtub made of Amazonian crystals.

3. Villa Leopolda, Villefranche-sur-mer, France ($750M)

This home, named after King Leopold II of Belgium, is known as the most expensive and biggest French villa on earth. It is built on a 20-acre land and provides a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea.

2. Antilla, Mumbai, India ($1B)

Mukesh Ambani, one of the richest businessmen in India put up his own skyscraper, which he paid $1 billion to construct. This house has a “health floor”, six levels of underground parking, and multiple helipads. It’s so massive that it requires a staff of 600 to keep the home in top shape.

1. Buckingham Palace ($1.55B)

The most expensive house in the world is none other than Buckingham Palace, the residence of Queen Elizabeth II. This palace built in 1703, has a total of 775 rooms, 52 bedrooms, 78 bathrooms, 19 state rooms, and 280 rooms for the offices and staff rooms — a massive structure built only for royalty!