We have been sharing a great list of richest celebrities, countries, beautiful places with you and it is time now to enjoy much detail about the richest people of the world and their lifestyle. It is true that expensive things are meant for those who can afford it and when it comes to the richest people of the world, nothing is expensive at all. Here are the top 10 most expensive mansions in the world that are been owned by Billionaires of the world!
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1)Promised Land, Montecito, California
Host to one of the highest-rated program of its kind and a genius actress, producer, and philanthropist, Oprah winfrey is a savvy business woman. She shows the same business acumen in residential real estate with her acquisition of her Santa Barbara mansion which she named “Promised Land“. Oprah paid $52 million in 2001 for the 23,000+ sq. feet mansion. Oprah Winfrey is very guarded when it comes to the privacy of her home.
2)Silicon Valley Mansion, Los Altos Hills, California
Los Altos Hills got incorporated in Santa Clara County in 1956, the town is an elite Silicon Valley residential community located adjacent to the City of Los Altos. It is one of the wealthiest places in the United States with an upper-class demographic; palace of Facebook investor Yuri Milner, who’s owns the most expensive Estate in the world and uses it as a secondary home it is not surprising that with touts indoor and outdoor pools, a ballroom and second-floor living areas that gaze out on San Francisco Bay the current worth the palace is above $1 billion.
3)The Vanderbilt Mansion, New York
In the early 1890’s millionaire Cornelius Vanderbilt II commissioned a block long renovation to his already large New York City mansion that changed the world’s view of the Vanderbilt’s forever. Vanderbilt Mansion, in terms of architecture designs, interiors and exteriors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country palace, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.
4)Fair Field Estate, Sagaponack, N.Y
The luxury resort that is one of the largest occupied residential compounds in America is home to Ira Rennert and is located in Sagaponack, NY. The house faces the Atlantic Ocean and extends up to 63 acres. The building has an Italianate facade, 29 bedrooms, and 39 bathrooms. The house has a dozen chimneys and a Mediterranean-style tile roof as well as a 91-foot long formal dining room, a basketball court, a bowling alley, two tennis courts, two squash courts, and a $150,000 hot tub. It has its own power plant for generation of electricity.
5)Porcupine Creek, Rancho Mirage, California
The home that was one of the biggest price drops in 2010 is now home to the world’s 5th richest man. This home originally hit the market for $75 million but last fall it had a price cut to $55 million. Larry Ellison (owner of Oracle) bought the 240 acre estate for $42.9 million. Porcupine Creek includes a golf club and golf course, a huge 18,400 square-foot main residence, eight guest houses, a pool, spa, gym and an amphitheater. It has hosted many benefits and charity events in the past as well.
6)Maison de L’Amitie, Palm Beach, Florida
What could be described as none other than the ultimate mansion, this 60,000 square foot piece of real estate was bought by Donald trump in 2004 for $41 Million. He’s refurbished the oceanfront property that also has a 100-foot swimming pool surrounded by gardens. Lined with gold and diamond fixtures, Trump sold it to Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev for $95 million in 2010. The mansion has 475 feet of oceanfront, 18 bedrooms with luxurious beds, 20-to-40-foot ceilings, flawless ballroom with the best melody found ever, 4,100 square-foot conservatory with Venetian-style moldings and eight skylights, media room, art gallery with the most beautiful paintings, carriage house and two luxurious guest houses.
7)Crown Lane, Greenwich, Conn
Crown lane is owned by Steven Cohen. Steven Cohen is a high profile hedge fund manager who runs SAC Capital Partners. His fortune is estimated to be $6.8 billion. Crown Lane was bought by Steven Cohen for $14.8 million in 1998. This mega-mansion sits on 14 acres and has 9 flawless bedrooms and 16 huge tiled bathrooms with fine glases. There is also an indoor swimming pool, a putting green, ice skating rink and a home theater.
8)Further Lane de Menil estate, East Hampton, N.Y
Known as the investment guru Ron Baron is the owner of Further Lane in New York. He grabbed 40 acres of empty oceanfront with the intentions of designing his own home while the market was on the high. The land was purchased by Ron for $103 million. The current worth of Ron baron is estimated as $1.4 billion.
9)Penthouse of Trump Tower, New York
Set high amidst the tallest residential building on the eastside, Penthouse Trump World Tower offers paramount views of the Manhattan skyline. With a bird’s eye view of the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and Bank of America building, the apartment features 16 foot floor-to-ceiling windows, 4 bedrooms with 5 baths encompasing the living room and 77 feet in length of grand entertaining area encompassing the Living Room, Billiards Room and Formal Dining Room with comfortable luxurious chairs. The estimated property value is considered to be $50 million.
10)Xanadu 2.0, Medina, Washington
Bill Gates’ house is a large mansion in the side of a hill which is nicknamed Xanadu 2.0 after the title character’s estate in Citizen Kane. The Palace has a modern design in the Pacific lodge style, with classic features on exterior and interior such as a huge private library with collection of every possible book and encyclopedia, and a dome shaped roof and oculus surrounding the boundaries of library. The house also features an estate-wide server system, swimming pool with an underwater music system, a gym with healthy life, a dining room having silver plates and spoons, and heated floors and driveways. Guests wear pins that automatically adjust temperature, music, and lighting based on guest’s preferences upon entering a room. It is also an earth-sheltered house.