The million-dollar question is how high can you go? We went high over hills to find the most expensive houses with the most expensive furniture.
10. 17 Upper Phillimore Gardens
These superb interiors are the work of Joanna Wood and her team of experts. The lavish apartment in the pictures is located in Upper Phillimore Gardens, Kensington, London. Wood’s team can deal with both interior and architectural design projects, and this apartment is a great proof of their expertise.
9. The Boltons, in Chelsea
Chelsea has become the most desirable spot to live in London among the super rich as Russian oligarchs drive a billionaire property boom in west London.
8. Villa Leopolda Cote Dazur France
La Leopolda, it has become one of the world’s most expensive houses
7. Fleur de Lys in Beverly Hills, California
It has been called the most beautiful estate in America
6. Hearst Castle
This 27-bedroom San Simeon, California home is now a part of the California Park System.
5. Abramovich 5th Avenue Apartment, New York
4. Woolworth Mansion in New York City
At the turn of the 20th century retail magnate Frank Woolworth hired famed architect Charles Pierpont Henry Gilbert to build three adjacent townhomes on the Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
3. Ellison Estate
Designed by Olsen-Olsen Architects, the 2.6-acre property Ellison has a gym, a sauna, a Japanese soaking tub, a billiard room, a waterfall and a completely soundproof movie theater.
2. CitySpire Penthouse
Set atop the CitySpire Center at 150 West 56th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York, this stunning penthouse condominium occupies the top three floors of the building.
1. La Villa Contenta, Malibu, CA
This Italianate estate was most famously used as the locale of the Vampire Queen’s domicile on HBO’s True Blood, but has also appeared in many other films and shows.