“Make money. Use that money to make more money.” – has probably been the life motto behind the success of the following tycoons. They comprise of the world’s richest population and the proofs for that are no longer hidden.

They are the dignified owners of the world’s most expensive houses that are listed as follows:

Buckingham Palace, London:

The Royal residence originally built for the Duke of Buckingham has 775 rooms including 19 state rooms, 52 bedrooms 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms and the largest private garden in the whole of London.

Owner: It is not the private property of the Queen but is occupied by the Sovereign and held in trust by Crown states for the coming generations.

Price: It is valued around $1.55 billion but is not for sale.

Antilia, Mumbai, India:

Situated in South Mumbai, Antilia is a proud property of the India’s richest man. Its etymological history goes back to a mythical island of the same name in Atlantic Ocean. Designed by Perkins and Will, renowned Chicago-based architects, the home has 27 floors and is runned by a team of 600 staff members. It is also said to have an earthquake tolerant foundations.

Owner: Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries.

Price: Valued at $1 billion, it is titled as the world’s most expensive private residential property.

Villa Leopolda, France:

The Villa La Leopolda is built over an estate of 18 acres and is regarded as the costliest French Villa in the world. It has also been used for the shooting of some famous films such as “The Red Shoes” and “To Catch a Thief.”

Owner: It was inherited by Lily Saraf after her husband’s death. In 2008, several attempts from Mikhail Prokhorov, a Russian billionaire businessman were made to buy the property.

Price: The Villa is valued around $750 million.

7 Upper Phillimore Gardens, Kensington, London:

With an interior of gold, marbles and artworks from famous whereabouts, 7 Upper Phillimore Gardens is a 10 bedroom mansion. It was initially a prep school.

Owner: Olena Pinchuk, daughter of Ukraine’s second President.

Price: $128 million.

Seven the Pinnacle, Montana, USA

This house is the largest property in the Yellowstone Club, has an underground eating and is surrounded by the breathtaking Montana mountains covered in white snow. It is definitely not everyone’s cup of tea to live in an area such as Montana but the multiple pools, heated floors, a wine cellar and many more attributes makes it a much sought property.

Owner: Edra and Tim Blixeth.

Price: Valued at $155 million

Palazzo di Amore, Beverly Hills, California, US

It is a majestic house situated above the Beverly Hills. It is spread over 25 acres of land. It has 12 bedrooms, 23 bathrooms, a bowling alley, a theater, tennis courts, swimming pools, reflecting pools, waterfalls and a garage.

Owner: Jeff Greene, a real estate biggie.

Price: $195



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