House is a place where ultimate peace prevails, after a day’s hard work a person wants to go back to his home and relax a bit, spend some quality time with family. A house is a place where happiness is celebrated whether someone is born or someone is getting married all the celebration takes place here. To be very true a house is a necessity of a human as it provides shelter or is one of the greatest assets a man can have.
Some luxurious homes around the world are just magnificent not only by their looks but also by the amenities, designs present inside, and the location of the house too. So let’s check this list of top 10 most expensive houses 2017.
List of the world’s top 10 most expensive houses in 2017
10. 7 Upper Phillimore Garden (Price: $128 Million)
Olena Pinchuk owns this House, who is the daughter of Leonid Kuchma the former President of Ukraine and she is married to Victor Pinchuk a Ukraine philanthropist and business personal. Olena is the founder of ANTIAIDS Foundation and Head of the Supervisory Board of the Ukraine-based media group Starlight Media. The house is situated in London, and it used to be a ten bedroom preparatory school, but now it’s turned into a mansion with underground swimming pool, panic room, cinema, gym and even a sauna. The floor is marbled, and the whole house is filled with artworks and gold decors.
9. Crespi Hicks Estate (Price: $135 Million)
The most luxurious and one of the richest property in the United States, this is situated in Dallas, it considered as the most expensive house in Dallas. It’s enormous, beautiful and full of greeneries all around. The front entrance is unusual; there is a small rectangle pool which is surrounded by a small grass lawn. The whole estate is covered with plenty of high trees. This property belongs to Tom Hicks, who is well known American leveraged buyout business individual and the co-owner and Chairperson of Liverpool FC and owns Hicks Sports Group of Company which owned the teams Texas Rangers, Mesquite Championship Rodeo, and Dallas Stars.
8. Kensington Palace Garden (Price: $140 Million)
This house belongs to Roman Abramovich a Russian-based business person, politician, and investor he is the primary owner of the company Millhouse LLC, which invests in various sector. He is best known because he is the owner of Premier League Team Chelsea Football Club. Abramovich is a billionaire considered as 12th Richest Person in Russia. His house located in London and from outside it looks beautiful, and there is also an underground extension that supports facilities like health center, auto museum, and a tennis court.
7. The Pinnacle (Price: $155 Million)
It is the most expensive home in Yellowstone Club where it is believed the rich people dwell. This property belongs to Tim Blixseth, who is famous American real estate developer, a timber baron, songwriter and record producer he is also the co-founder of the Yellowstone Club in Montana. It is the largest of all the houses in Yellowstone Club with private ski and ski lift, golf community, a gym, wine cellar, electric heated floor and multiple pools.
6. Hearst Castle (Price: $191 Million)
It is just a castle which is situated in San Simeon California belong to William Randolph Hearst American newspaper magnet; now it is maintained by California State Park System and Hearst Cooperation who charges a fee of $1 for admission into the property. The Great Movie The Godfather was shot here in this mansion; it was formerly known as the enchanted hill which covers an area more that 90,000 sq ft. The floor plan of the main building is very catchy with centuries old ceiling. The mansion has 56 bedrooms, 61 bathrooms, and 19 sitting rooms.
5. Ellison Estate (Price: $200 Million)
Ellison Estate belongs to American business person Larry Ellison, who is the co-founder of Oracle Corporation. This house is referred to as an astonishing house just because of its location in a scenically beautiful place; there are ten luxurious buildings and the property stretches about 23 acres. Ther is a koi pond, a bathing house, a tea house and numerous Zen alike things present there as Larry was inspired from the Samurai era.
4. Fairfield (Price: $248 Million)
Situated in New York, this property is one of the expensive property in the United States neighborhood. It stretches 63 acres belongs to American business personal and investor Ira Rennert considered to hold nation’s largest private industrial empire. This house has all the facilities with 29 bedrooms,39 bathrooms a 91-foot long dining hall, a basketball court bowling alley, squash and tennis courts and three swimming pools.
3. Villa Leopolda (Price: $736 Million)
Villa Leopolda situated in Cote D’ Azure in France is one of the known property in the world that costs half a billion. Lily Safra own it who is a Brazilian philanthropist and socialite, considered as one of the richest person in the world with a net worth of $1.2 billion. It stretches over 50 acres which also have a commercial size greenhouse, a pool house with a swimming pool, a helipad, outdoor kitchen, a guest house, private docking grounds. This mansion was used by Alfred Hitchcock to shoot the film To Catch a Thief.
2. Antilia (Price: $1 Billion)
It is situated in Mumbai; India is considered as the most expensive house in the world, owned by Mukesh Ambani, one of the world richest business personnel and chairperson and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited. This house is 27 storeys long and covers 400,000 sq ft with three helicopter pads, six underground parking floors and requires 600 persons to maintain it.
1. Buckingham Palace (Price: $1.56 Billion)
Buckingham Place is the headquarters of Governor monarchs of the United Kingdoms, which is located in the City of Westminister, the palace holds many state occasions and royal hospitality. The castle contains 830,000 sq ft of floor space with a total of 775 rooms divided into 78 bathrooms, 92 offices,188 staff bedrooms, 52 principal bedrooms and 19 staterooms; there is also rooms for cinema, own post office, doctor’s surgery, jeweler’s workshop and swimming pool.
Here in the list of top 10 most expensive houses 2017 we came across all those houses which are world renowned and everyone’s dream place to live in!