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Top 10 Most Expensive Houses In The World 2012

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on February 14, 2013

If you are looking to buy  a new house then i do not think you are in the right place but maybe a peek into this list  might help you figure what its really like for billionaires when they go crib hunting.  We give you the accurate insight on the most expensive houses of the world in the market today. Embrace yourself for Top 10 Most Expensive Houses of the World.

10. The Manor

Aaron Spelling Manor most expensive houses Top 10 Most Expensive Houses In The World 2012

Built in 1991 by Aaron Spelling and modeled after a French chateau, it covers 58,000 square feet and has 123 rooms, bowling alley, a gym, pool, tennis court, movie theater, and an entire wing for Spelling’s wife’s wardrobe. Situated in Los Angeles, California it is the most expensive residential real estae listing in the States with a price tag of $150 million.

9. The Pinnacle

The biggest house in the exclusive “Yellowstone Club” ski and golf community in Montana, this structure has 10 bedrooms, fireplaces in every bathroom and a unique chair lift directly from back door to the nearby ski-resort. Owned by Tim Blixseth this place is currently priced at $155 million, it is rather a ski-resort than a house.

8. Franchuk Villa

franchuk villa expesive house Top 10 Most Expensive Houses In The World 2012

The five-storey Victorian Villa complete with marble panelling and basement swimming pools, this structure boasts 21,000 square feet of living space with 20 foot high ceilings, a sauna, gym, movie theatre, and news room. Another standard feature it includes is a panic room that is present in almost every multi-million dollar mansion. Located in Kensigton, London, England it was bought by Ukrainian businesswoman Elena Franchuk and considered the world’s most expensive single residential dwelling at $161 million.

7. Hearst Mansion

hearst castle most expensive houses Top 10 Most Expensive Houses In The World 2012

Built by newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, this massive creation was also featured in the movie “The Godfather”. Residing in Beverly Hills, Californai, it includes 6 residences,29 bedrooms, 3 pools, a nightclub and tow giant towers modeled after the church of Santa Maria Mayor of Spain. This is where the 35th President of United States John F. Kennedy spent his hhoneymoon and is currently priced at $165 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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Antilia: Inside Mukesh Ambani’s 27-Story Mumbai Residence, The World’s First $1 Billion Home (PHOTOS)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 19, 2012

By Mark Hanrahan

Antilla Mukesh Ambani Billion Home

The first pictures showing the interior of what is believed to be the world’s most expensive residence have been made public in Vanity Fair magazine.

The home, which is called Antilia after a mythical island, is located in Mumbai, India. Owned by Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, the residence boasts 400,000 square feet, three helicopter pads, underground parking for 160 cars, and requires a staff of 600 to run.

Though the building is 27 storys tall, BBC News notes that many of the floors are double- or triple-height, so the building rises to 570 feet — the equivalent of a 40-story structure.

The house is reported to be worth more that $1 billion, which will not affect Ambani’s bank balance too significantly. The energy magnate is one of the top 5 richest men in the world, and is said to be worth approximately $29 billion, according to Forbesmagazine. Read the rest of this entry »

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