Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in the World

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Even though we each have our own dream homes, something is interesting about looking at some of the most extravagant and luxurious properties around the world. From castles to mansions, here is a list of the top 10 most expensive homes in the world.

1. Buckingham Palace- London, UK

There’s no surprise that the most expensive home in the world,2021, is located in London, and belongs to the Queen. The price tag for such a house, which is a palace no less, is over $1 billion. Real estate is ruled by the Queen of England. Buckingham Palace is a Crown property with 775 rooms, 188 servant rooms, 52 royal and guest beds, 92 offices, 78 baths, and 19 staterooms, making it not only the most costly but also the most ‘roomy’ home in the world.

2. Antilia- Mumbai, India

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Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, owns the 400,000-square-foot Antilia in Mumbai’s Altamount Road, one of the world’s most expensive locations. It has 27 stories and extra-high ceilings. Every floor is the same as a floor in a typical two-story structure.

Six stories of India’s most expensive home are dedicated to automobiles, including Ambani’s Mercedes Maybach.

3. Villa Leopolda- Cote D’Azur, France

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Lily Safra, the widow of Lebanese Brazilian banker Edmund Safra, owns the home around 50 acres in size and is located in France’s Alpes-Maritime department in the Cote d’Azur Region.

It features 11 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a commercial farm, a helipad, an external kitchen, and one of the most beautiful swimming pools.

The property served as the backdrop for Alfred Hitchcock’s 1955 thriller To Catch a Thief.

4. Villa Les Cedres- French Riviera

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The property is nestled on 35 acres of gardens, and its name comes from the numerous cedar trees that can be seen throughout the grounds.

The home is around 18,000 square feet in size and has 14 bedrooms. It also features an Olympic-sized pool and a large stable that can accommodate 30 horses.

Crystal chandeliers, gilded woodwork, 19th-century oil paintings, and a wood-paneled library with over 3,000 books may be found within.

5. Four Fairfield Pond- Sagaponack, New York

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This 63-acre estate is owned by Ira Renner. It has 29 bedrooms and a power plant. There are 39 baths in the home, as well as sports areas with three swimming pools, and a 91-foot dining room.

6. Ellison Estate- Woodside, California

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Larry Ellison, the co-founder of Oracle, owns this 23-acre estate. There are ten structures on the property, as well as a man-made lake, koi pond, tea house, and bathhouse. 

7. Palazzo di Amore- Beverly Hills, California

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This 53,000-sq. ft Mediterranean-style mansion was owned by Jeff Greene.  This sprawling house apart from the 12 bedrooms, 23 bathrooms, sports amenities, waterfalls, theatre, reflecting pools, and a 27-car garage, also has a party pad with a spinning dance floor and ballroom.

8. Seven The Pinnacle- Big Sky, Montana

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Edra and lumber baron Tim Blixseth own the mansion, which is part of the enormous Yellowstone Club, a private ski and golf enclave. Heated flooring, several pools, a gym, a wine cellar, and its ski lift are all included in the price of the home.

9. Xanadu 2.0- Medina, Washington

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Xanadu 2.0 is an ‘earth-sheltered house, meaning it is incorporated into its environment to better control temperature. A separate 3,900-sq. The Ft structure houses the 60-foot pool. Aside from that, the mansion features a 2,100 sq. ft library with a dome ceiling and two secret bookshelves, one of which hides a hidden bar. With the touch of a button, the artwork on the walls may be altered.

10. 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens- London

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The colossal mansion is situated on Billionaires Row, near Kensington Gardens, one of London’s most affluent neighbourhoods. There are 12 bedrooms in the house, as well as Turkish baths, an indoor pool, and space for 20 automobiles.

These most expensive celebrity homes in the world hint toward a sense of luxury and lavish lifestyle

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Saili Sawantt
Saili Sawantt
Architect and Interior Designer by profession, Writing is what she treats as her passion. She has worked as an Architectural Writer, Editor, and Journalist for various design as well as digital portals like ParametricArchitecture, FOAID (Festival of Architecture & Interior Design), Rethinking the Future (RTF), La Polo International, etc. Formerly she has also worked with Godrej Properties Limited (GPL) Design Studio, Mumbai due to her keen interested in learning about Sustainability and Green buildings. Apart from this, she runs her blog 'The Reader's Express'.

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