The top luxury statement is without doubts the millionaire home, today we made the selection of the world´s most expensive homes according to Forbes. They are consider millionaire houses because of their value, location and heritage.
This article will surprise with the value of the world´s most expensive homes and also you will find out the history behind the houses and the owners. Be amazed with the world´s most expensive homes.
Villa Leopolda, Villefranche-sur-mer, France
Owner: Lily Safra, worth $1.2 billion
Value: 500 million euros in 2008
This 20-acre estate was reportedly built for King Leopold II mistresses. The house was valued at 500 million euros in 2008 but when Russian Billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov attempted to buy it he pulled the deal, forfeiting a 50 million euro deposit.
Fair Field, Sagaponack, N.Y
Owner: Ira Rennert, worth $6.5 billion
Value: Around $248 million
With 29 bedrooms, 39 bath Hamptons compound has not one, 3 swimming pools, plus its own power plant on premises.
Kensington Palace Gardens, London, UK
Owner: Lakshmi Mittal, worth $16.5 billion
Value: 117 million pounds ($222 million at the time) in 2008
The steel magnate is believed to own three homes on the high-security street known as Billionaires Row, including a neo-Georgian mansion near the Israeli embassy. The home (not pictured), rumored to have been purchased for Mittal’s son, was sold by hedge fund billionaire Noam Gottesman.
One Hyde Park, London, UK
Owner: Rinat Akhmetov, worth $15.4 billion
Value: $221 million in 2011
Located in posh Knightsbridge it is the world most expensive apartment, with 25000-square feet, bullet proof glass and 24 hours hotel concierge service it was purchased by the richest man in Ukraine.
Ellison Estate, Woodside, California
Owner: Larry Ellison, worth $43 billion
Value: estimated $200 million to construct
This incredible millionaire house featured 23-acre Japanese style state in 2004 with 10 buildings, a man lake, a tea house, a bath house and a koi pond.
Xanadu 2.0, Seattle, Washington
Owner: Bill Gates, worth $67 billion
Value: $120.5 million, according to 2012 tas assesments
The world´s second richest man high-tech lake Washington complex boast a pool with underwater music system, a 2500 square foot gym and a library with domed reading room.