Five most expensive homes in the world
Many lottery winners buy a big mansion with their winnings. But why stop there, why not buy one of the most expensive homes in the world? Here we check out the five most expensive in the world for your consideration.
Molokai Ranch, Hawaii
Molokai Ranch takes up a whopping 35 percent of the Molokai Island, Hawaii. It’s only a stone’s throw from white sandy beaches, tropical rainforests and nature reserves.
The property itself is on over 55,000 acres of land and even has two hotels and golf course. There is even some residential properties, farmlands and a forest. To say Aloha to your own Hawaiian island it will set you back $260 million.
Odeon Tower Sky Penthouse, Monaco
Instead of Aloha, say Bonjour to your own penthouse apartment in Monaco. The Odeon Tower Sky Penthouse is spread over five stories with 360-degree waterfront views and floor to ceiling glass walls so that you can really enjoy the sights.
It features five bedrooms and five bathrooms, multiple kitchens and eating areas. However, sets it apart is the waterslide, which transports residents from the dance floor to an infinity pool overlooking the ocean. This palace in the sky will cost you $330 million.
Chartwell Estate, California, USA
In a country known for excess, this is the most expensive luxury home in the United States. The Chartwell Estate in Bel Air is a 25,000 square foot property, set on 10.3 acres of land with 15 bedrooms and 18 bathrooms.
It also features a wine cellar, ballroom, designated guest house, tennis court, 75-foot swimming pool and parking for up to 40 cars. For all that you better be ready to part with $350 million.
Bubble Palace, Cannes, France
This luxury home was originally built for fashion designer Pierre Cardin and overlooks the bay of Cannes in Southern France. It features several interlinked bubble-shaped pods making up a 13,000 square foot residence.
There are 10 bedrooms and seven bathrooms plus a waterfront swimming pool and outdoor amphitheatre. Cannes also plays host to the famous Cannes Film Festival that sees many Hollywood stars descend on the idyllic town. All of this and a glamorous lifestyle could be yours for $418 million.
Mount Nicholson, Hong Kong
As of 2018, the most expensive property sold in the world was a detached home on the in Hong Kong. Perched atop Mount Nicholson, this luxury home is perfect for a single family, but the space it provides is something of a rarity in this densely populated area.
The two-story property costs $446 million and feature four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. There’s a circular swimming pool which overlooks parkland, and the busy metropolis of Hong Kong is just a short drive away.
Which one would you buy or would you be happy with something a bit less expensive?