Which is the Most important and valuable place a person can ever have? A place which provides him with the best comfort irrespective of its size, color or even location?
Yes, the answer is a “House” which makes him feel safe, secured and even comfortable. No matter if it’s a hut, Apartment, Mansion or a Villa, at the end of the day, the only place he will ever wanna be is his own house. This world is full of places like these which not only provide pleasing comfort but also soothes the eyes of the viewer. Some of these places have a great Historical Background and on the other side, some of them are a wonderful piece of art and architecture.
Let’s have a look at some of the most beautiful creations which welcomed a number of tourists around the globe.
Top 10 most Expensive Houses In the World.
Dracula’s Castle – Romania
Worth: $130 Milion
Bran Castel or the Dracula’s Castle situated near Bran is a national monument and landmark in Romania. Considered as one of the most luxurious castles in the world, it is the best place for a pleasant stay.
It is often erroneously referred to as the home of the title character in Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula. Situated on an empty mountain top, this building is 2,033 meters (6,670 ft) high. In 1920, it became the royal residence within the kingdom of Romania. Further, It became the favorite home and retreat of Queen Marie, who ordered its extensive renovation.
Later in the year 1980, this beautiful place was turned into a museum and attracts tourists from around the world.
Updown Court – England
Worth: $138 Million
England is a place famous for many things like Big Ben, Black Cabs, The Beatles and many others. But, the most important thing it is famous for is it’s Royal Families and Royal Buildings. The Updown Court is one of those Royal Buildings situated in the village of Windlesham in Surrey, England.
This Californian style residence contains 103 rooms and has 58 acres (230,000 m2) of landscaped gardens and private woodland. It consists of all the luxurious facilities from a swimming pool to a Bowling Alley which makes it one of the most desired home. Back in 2005 it was known as the most expensive private home on the market anywhere in the world listed with the top Estate Agencies.
If theirs an award for a white beauty, please present it to this Marvelous Mansion !!
Worth: $161 Million
One of the most popular Villas ever known is this Franchuk Villa. Located in the Central London in Belgravia, this House has been the dream home of many people. The arresting beauty of this lavish home is something that makes anyone want to stay there.
This Victorian style building is constructed of 6 floors with all the luxurious amenities like swimming pool, gym, Private Theater, and much more. This house is surely one of a kind and is also the Most Expensive Property of London.
It is said that beauty is something that shows the gorgeousness and simplicity at the same time, but this Villa is beyond the word Beautiful. With white color and a great scenic beauty, this house is surely uncomparable.
- The Manor
Worth: $150 Million.
The Manor – This L.A. beauty is a mansion located in the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It is a French chateau-style mansion with 123 rooms constructed on 56,000 square feet (5,200 m2) of space on more than 4.6 acres (1.9 ha).
This Lavish Mansion was established back in 1991 and privately owned by Aaron Spelling (widely known television producer of series including Dynasty, Charlie’s Angels, many others). It is a two-story house with a basement and an intermediate level of closets between the second story and attic. This house includes a screening room, gym, bowling alley, four two-car garages, tennis court, and pool. And most importantly it’s parking lot accommodates 100 vehicles.
This Elegant place is truly the heaven in Los Angeles !!
Worth: $161 Million.
This house is one of Ukraine’s most luxurious property, owned by Elena Franchuk (Ukrainian businesswoman and philanthropist). The astonishingly beautiful Victorian Villa is built in 5 stories providing an elegant look to the viewer.
This house is even more beautiful from inside. It holds amenities like a basement and an outdoor pool, Room Theater, Gym and a panic room. Built on the shores of the sea, it gives a very calm and soothing environment for a person to live in.
Is this Villa available for rent? Because I would Definitely like to spend my weekend at this place !!
Worth: $165 Million
Hearst Mansion was designed by the architect Julia Morgan, between 1919 and 1947, as a residence for newspaper icon William Randolph Hearst. Mr. Hearst died in 1951 and post that, this ancient house was converted into a state park in 1954. Today this private mansion is known as the National Historic Landmark of California.
The total square footage of the buildings on the estate exceeds 90,000 square feet (8,300 m²). It includes luxuries like 56 bedrooms, 61 bathrooms, 19 sitting rooms, 127 acres (0.5 km2) of gardens, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, a movie theater, an airfield, and the world’s largest private zoo.
It’s exotic white color honestly gives a memorable image !!
Worth: $198 Million
This House is the home to an American Businessmen and investor Ira Rennert. He named his home after the adjoining water body Fairfield Pond. This luxurious mansion is spread in over 63 acres of land making it the largest residential house in the States.
It includes facilities like Basketball and Tennis Court, Swimming pools, more than 60 rooms and private in-house carts. The Bowling Alley and the Hot Tub itself costs approx $150,000. It’s the relaxing environment with greenery all around, makes it the most desired and Hottest place in the world.
Villa Leopolda – French Riviera
Worth: $506 Milion
Number 3 on this list is the beautiful Villa Leopolda. It is a 27 Storey high residence and known to be the Most Expensive home in the whole of Europe. Built on the 80,000 square feet of land, this estate is situated on the French Riveria which is divided into two guest houses on the 20 acres ground.
Villa Leopolda takes its name after King Leopolda who built it in late 1902 for his mistress Blanche Zélia Joséphine Delacroix. In addition to that, this villa has had seen several owners namely Gianni and Marella Agnelli, Izaak and Dorothy J. Killam, and since 1987, by Edmond (1932–1999) and Lily Safra, who inherited the villa after her husband’s death.
This Antique villa was also used as the filming locations for movies like The Red Shoes (1948) and To Catch a thief (1955).
The Penthouse – London
Worth: $200 Milion
The Penthouse is another building from London which provides a Jaw Dropping Moment to the viewer. With an estate price of $200 million, it also becomes the second most expensive Apartment building around the Globe.
Whenever we talk about London, we always think of its Royal nature, wealth, and of course beauty. The Penthouse is also one of those buildings. It costs nearly 6000 pounds per square feet and provides more than 25 different apartments which are owned by some of the wealthiest Businessmen and professionals.
Antilla – Mumbai
Worth: $1 Billion
Located on the Cumballa Hill, Mumbai, Antilla is the worlds most expensive and beautiful building till this date. Owned by the chairman of Reliance Industries and the Greatest Business Tycoon Mr. Mukesh Ambani, it is a building with every amenities one can ever think of. It consists of 27 stories with extra high ceilings and 600+ staff to take care of it 24/7.
It’s Extraordinary design and graceful colors are something that makes it top the list of The Most Beautiful Houses in the world. This Grand Mansion only holds the land of 40,000 square feet and is known to be the Second Taj Mahal in the world.
Each and every costly, famous and beautiful house in this world holds a great and tuff story, yet these buildings are the ones with refined architecture and beautiful colors. The owner of these houses did work hard to achieve this kind of lifestyle and I think this list is enough motivation to work hard and Fly High with ravishing Colors.