While most of us live our lives in a tiny place which we call home, there are others who live in places which are ten to twenty times larger than ours. Well, those are the billionaires whose money keeps towering every day. So, let us see some of the world’s most expensive billionaire homes.
Antilia , Mumbai, India
The twenty seven storeys building in Mumbai owned by Mukesh Ambani – the Indian billionaire is a single home. This house is said to be the most expensive in the world and the name comes from a mythical island in the Atlantic. And, Ambani spent only five percent of his fortune to construct this house. The tower has six underground levels for parking, which can accommodate about 168 cars. The total cost spent on construction was 1 billion. Also, the building has 3 helicopter pads, a health level and 600 people are appointed to keep it running.
Villa Leopolda, Villefranche-surmer, France
This house is the most expensive one in Europe. It is one of the houses built by King Leopold II for his mistresses. Villa Leopolda stretches over twenty acres and was valued at 500 million Euros in the year 2008. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, owner of the Brooklyn Nets made an attempt to buy the house. But he had to pull out of the deal and now, Lily Safra owns the French property.
Fair Field, Sagaponack, New York
Fair Field is owned by Ira Rennert, the industrial billionaire. The building’s estimated value is about $248 million, according to the tax assessments of 2012. The house has 29 bedrooms and 3 swimming pools. The property is so huge that it has its own power supply site.
Kensington Palace Gardens, London, U.K
This property is owned by Lakshmi Mittal, one of the richest people in the world. He bought it for $222 million in the year 2008. Also, he bought two other houses on the same street known as Billionaires Row. However, it went back to the market in 2012.
The Penthouse, One Hyde Park, London, UK
This property is owned by the richest man of Ukraine, Rinat Akhmetov, and it was valued for $221 million in the year 2011. It is the world’s most expensive apartment and sprawls over 25,000 square feet. If you are very keen about your safety, then you might as well buy a house here as the glasses are bullet proof.