We know you love fly cribs as much as we do so we thought we’d share the 12 most expensive homes in the World courtesy of the latest listings compiled by Celebrity Net Worth reports via RadarOnline. Some of these cribs’ have been owned by ballers like Donald Trump and Aaron Spelling, while a few of the others were owned by more discreet rich folks! Hit the flip to see the high-priced houses and get the breakdown on why they cost so much.
12. Updown Court Surrey, England – $55 Million
Updown Court is a 103 room palace in Surrey, England that at one point in time was the most expensive private home for sale in the world. After the original property burned down, a developer spent $40 million refurbishing the house from scratch. Updown Court features a heated driveway which reportedly cost $4 million to build. It also features five pools, a bowling alley, a movie theater, 8 car garage, and two penthouses. Annual maintenance will set you back $2 million per year and requires a full time staff of 12 or more people.
11. The Spelling Mansion Beverly Hills– $85 Million
Producer Aaron Spelling created shows like 90210 so it makes sense that he would build a sprawling mansion in Beverly Hills. After Spelling’s death, his widow listed the property for $150 million and it eventually sold to 22 year old formula one heiress Petra Ecclestone for $85 million. She paid in cash. Tori Spelling’s childhood crib features 123 rooms and covers over 56,000 square feet. It’s the largest private home in Los Angeles.
10. Fleur De Lys Beverly Hills,CA – $125 Million
Fleur De Lys is a mansion in Beverly Hills that is currently the most expensive home for sale in the world at $125 million. Fleur De Lys has been trying to find a buyer since 2007 but the developers have refused to cut the price.
9. Hala Ranch Aspen, CO $135 Million
Hala Ranch is a 95 acre mansion in Aspen that is currently owned by Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan. The Prince has listed the property for sale at $135 million. It has 15 bed rooms, 16 bathrooms, elevators, a racquetball court, stables, tennis courts and a luxurious heated pool.
8. Maison de L’Amitie Palm Beach – $150 Million
Billionaire Donald Trump purchased Palm Beach’s Maison de L’Amitie out of bankruptcy in 2004 for $41.2 million. Just a few years later he listed the property for $150 million. Maison de L’Amitie is 80,000 square feet and features over 20 bathrooms, 15 bedrooms, tennis courts, guest houses and a 100 foot swimming pool.
7. The Pinnacle Montana $155 Million
Owned by real estate developer Tim Blixseth and his wife Edra, this $155 million ski lodge is based in Montana. The well-heeled couple could get lost in their 10 bedroom home. But they’d never get cold because every floor is heated, including the driveway, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
The Blixseths also own the Yellowstone Club, a ski resort that only billionaires can belong to.
6. Elena Franchuk’s Victorian Villa $161 Million
Its price tag is a whopping $161 million. But given that this Victorian villa is located in Kensington, South West London – a plush part of Britain’s capital – it’s no surprise. Its owner is Elena Franchuk – a Ukrainian businesswoman and philanthropist. The property was originally a girls’ prep school. Now it boasts 10 bedrooms, a swimming pool, panic room, a theater, a sauna and a gym.
5. Hearst Castle San Luis Obispo – $190 Million
William Randolph Hearst – the publishing tycoon who inspired the movie Citizen Kane – built this sprawling estate in 1919. With 29 bedrooms, three pools, a movie theater, a nightclub and several tennis courts, the mansion could house its own little community. In 1957, shortly after the founder’s death, the Hearst Corporation donated the property to the state of California, where it is located. Its current value is $190 million.
4. Fairfield Pond The Hamptons – $220 Million
Built by investor and businessman Ira Rennert, this 63-acre Hamptons, New York compound deserves to be on this exclusive list. Worth $220 million it features 100,000 square feet of buildings, a basketball court, a bowling alley, squash courts and tennis courts. There is also no shortage of space for houseguests given that there are 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms.
3. One Hyde Park Penthouse London – $225 Million
At $225 million One Hyde Park Penthouse is not your average London flat. It reportedly has six bedrooms, bulletproof windows, a wine-tasting room and an underground tunnel. According to REP Interactive it costs roughly $9,000 per square-foot.
2. Villa Leopolda Cote D’Azur, France $750 Million
Located on the Cote D’Azur, France this palatial estate was built in 1902 and once owned by King Leopold II of Belgium. Bill Gates was also once rumored to have owned it. A Russian billionaire reportedly offered $750 million to buy the property before backing out. It’s currently without an owner. But prospective buyers might like to consider the 19 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms in addition to the formal gardens that are tended to by 50 full-time gardeners.
1. Antilla Mumbai, India – $1 Billion
The most expensive home in the world is based in Mumbai, India and has a price tag of $1 billion. This 40,000 square-foot mansion stretches up 27 stories, six of those floors house owner Mukesh Ambani’s collection of 168 cars. It also features three helicopter pads on the roof, a home theater, a two-story health center and a Krishna temple.
If you had your pick, which crib would you live in?
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