10 Most Expensive Houses in the World
Once upon a time, the kings and emperors lived in forts and palaces, and rich and the elite lived in wonderful, similarly palatial buildings. But today, there is hardly any space available to build such houses, nor will such a construction play well with modern architecture. However, that has not stopped the wealthy people from finding the most luxurious places to live in. Some houses are old architectures that are inhabitable, while the others are new constructions. Let’s take you on a journey to visit the modern palaces. Here’s a countdown of the most expensive houses in the world.
The 10 Most Expensive Houses and Who Owns Them:
10. 17 Upper Phillimore Gardens
Located in London, this 10-bedroom mansion was once a prep school. It has an underground swimming pool, sauna, gym and cinema, and even has a panic room. The interior is covered with marble and gold, and decorated with priceless artworks. Owned by Olena Pinchuk, founder of ANTIAIDS Foundation and daughter of Ukraine’s second president, Leonid Kuchma, this mansion is priced $128 million.
9. Kensington Palace
This building is located in the Billionaires Row of London, and is extremely ornate. As if that isn’t enough, there are plans for the addition of an underground extension with a tennis court a health centre and also an auto museum. It is owned by Roman Abramovich, a billionaire from Russia, who owns the investment firm called Millhouse LLC, and Chelsea Football Club of the English Premier League, and is valued $140 million.