When it comes to mid-century style houses, there is still a range of prices that people purchase them for. In this article, we will talk about the 5 most expensive ones and how their mid-century style is pure luxury!
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Number 5: Ellison Estate
Valued at: $200 million
This beauty belongs to non-other then Larry Ellison, american entrepreneur and co-founder of Oracle Corporation. Larry is the 7th richest person in the world, with a net worth north of $60 billion.
It’s only natural that, with all that money, Larry purchases great homes. But this one is a particular one. Why? Because this is samurai inspired home! So cool.
How do we know that? The house includes a koi pond, a bathing house, a tea house, and multiple Zen elements .
This one is also located in an incredibly peaceful place, and the property includes 10 luxurious buildings that cover about 23 acres of land.
Number 4: Fairfield
Valued at around $250 million.
Located in the Hamptons in New York, this is one of the most expensive houses in american soil. It has an area of over 63 acres.
It belongs to Ira Rennert, who owns the largest private american industrial empire.
The house as 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, a 91-foot long dining hall, a bowling alley, a basketball court, squash court, tennis court and not one, not two but three swimming pools. It is also rumored that the property holds more that $500 million worth of art.
Number 3: Villa Leopolda
Its’ value? About $750 million.
Located in Cote D’Azure, France, this property belongs to Brazilian philanthropist Lily Safra, whose net worth is said to be around $1.3 billion.
This one occupies over 50 acres of land and even has a commercial sized greenhouse, a pool house in which the pool is one of the most boring things, since it also has a helipad, an outdoor kitchen, a guest house and private docking grounds.
But the most incredible thing about it? It was used by non-other than Alfred Hitchcock to shoot the masterpiece “To Catch a Thief”.
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Number 2: Antilia
The second most expensive house in the world. Its’ value? Anywhere between 1 and 2 billion dollars.
Antilia is our first billion dollar house, and rightfully so.
It’s located in Mumbai, India and is owned by Mukesh Ambani, whose net worth is north of $40 billion.
With 27 stories long and a floor area of over 400.00 squared feet, this house has three helipads and six underground floors for parking alone (good for about 160 parking spots). It also has its’ own air traffic control, a maintenance floor (where several of its 600 staff members work at), a guest apartment, a swimming pool with a spa and gym and outdoor gardens.
If those are not house goals, I don’t know what are.
Number 1: Buckingham Palace
Need we say more? The Queen lives there, for God’s sake.
Its valued at over $1.5 billion, and was first built in 1837.
It has over 830.000 squared feet of floor area, a total 775 bedrooms (No, it’s not a mistype, the number of bedrooms is 775), 78 bathrooms. 92 offices, 188 staff bedrooms, its’ own cinema room, its’ own post office, doctor’s surgery, jeweler’s workshop and swimming pool.
Fun fact? It has 1,514 doors and 760 windows.
So, there you have it. The 5 most expensive mid-century styled houses in the world, owned from billionaires all the way to the Queen of England. Quite the shock, right?
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