After seeing the most expensive home in the world these mansions may not blow you away, but they are still pretty mind boggling.
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Shockingly business tycoon Donald Trump’s former home ranks number 5 on this list. At only $125 million it is the cheapest one here. The 18 bedroom waterfront mansion is located in Palm Beach, Florida, one of the richest communities in the world (or so Trump says). Trump bought the home in 2004 for $41.35 million and flipped it in 2008 years later for $95 million after massive renovations.
- Venetian style conservatory
- Carriage house
- Art gallery
- Media room
Located in Surrey, UK, Updown Court is larger than both Buckingham Palace and Hampton Court Palace. It is currently the most expensive home in all of England. The palatial mansion sits amid 58 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and peaceful woods. Parts of the mansion were modeled after designer Gianni Versace’s Miami home, such as the neo-classic double staircase and the honey colored granite Guatemalan marble bathroom. The home has a running cost of $1 million dollars a year and employs 10 full-time workers for upkeep.
- 103 rooms
- $3 million dollar marble, heated driveway
- Bowling alley
- 5 swimming pools
- Squash court & tennis court
- 3,000 bottle capacity wine cellar
- Panic room (in case of a terrorist attack)
- Underground garage
The Manor, situated on the site of Bill Cosby’s former home was owned by famed producer Aaron Spelling. Upon his death the home was inherited by his widow, Cindy Spelling, who presently owns it. The 56,500 square foot French chateau-style property has over 100 rooms on a property of 4.7 acres in the ritzy Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mrs. Spelling is trying to sell the home for $150 million dollars.
- Bowling alley
- Screening room
- Beauty salon and barber shop
- Gift-wrapping room
- Humidity controlled silver storage room and China room
- Projection room (where the screen rises from the ground with paintings)
- Spa and swimming pool complex
- Tennis court
- Underground 100 car garage
Fairfield Pond is home to the billionaire founder of The Renco Group, Ira Rennert. The waterfront home, in Sagaponack, New York, sits on 63 acres of grounds and is the largest residential compound in the whole of America. The house itself has 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, as well as a 91-foot long dining room. Living space on the compound is about 110,000 square feet including the 66,000 square foot main house.
- 2 bowling alleys
- 2 tennis courts
- 2 squash courts
- Basketball court
- Game rooms
- $150,000 hot tub
The Villa La Leopolda, in Nice, France, was built in 1902 by King Leopold II of Belgium. The Belle Époque styled mansion is rumored to have been home to many prominent people since then such as Bill Gates. It most recently belonged to Edmond Safra, and still belongs to his wife Lily who inherited it upon his death. The home over 80,000 square foot mansion is filled with antiques and is considered is one of the most exquisite homes in the world. The size of the estate is beyond belief with 19 bedrooms in the main house, guest homes, and incredibly lavish gardens that require 50 full-time gardeners.
- Sports courts
- Bowling alley
- Multiple kitchens
- Movie theater
- Several swimming pools
Not all of us can afford to purchase one of these homes, but at least we can enjoy viewing them!
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