Last Updated: April 07, 2022
What are the most expensive buildings and houses located in the world? From the title, you might have got an idea about the context. Yes! We are here to talk about the top 30 expensive houses in the world which can make you a bit jealous of the owner.
We will be talking about the buildings, their net worth, owners, and the history of the place along with what makes it so unique that people bought them to live in it. In some of these buildings you might have seen and experienced the grandeur through your naked eyes.
So, let’s not waste any more time and get into the topic that made a list.
1. Buckingham Palace
Price- $2.9 Billion
We all wonder about its grandeur when we hear or see this grand palace. Buckingham Palace is considered as the administrative headquarters of the Royal family in the UK. Being located in the city of the Westminster, this Place has always been the centre of attraction for the tourist visiting the U.K. Originally known as Buckingham house, this Place was built for Duke of Buckingham, and since then it has been private property for more than 150 years.
Coming to the magnificent and worth of the palace, this palace consists of 775 rooms and the most spacious private garden of the country. According to a survey, the castle ranges more than $2.9 billion is the most expensive and worthy building of the world.
Price- $2 Billion
This lavish, gorgeous, and glamourous house located in the south of Mumbai belongs to the richest man of India, Mukesh Ambani. The house has everything that a man with money would ever dream of. The building is of 27 stories and 570 feet long, acquiring an area of 49,000 square feet. Not just that, this humongous giant also possesses three helipads, a garage containing 168 cars, a vast theatre of 80 seats, a temple, a mesmerizing ballroom, along with a terrace garden and a spa.
All these and many more make this Skyscraper world’s largest as well as most elaborated private property. The net worth of this building ranges over 2 billion dollars worldwide.
3. The One Hyde Park
Price- $1.25 Billion
Luxurious and magnificent! The One Hyde Park is a substantial residential as well as a retail complex that is located in the heart of Knightsbridge of London. The main attraction of this building is three major retail international brands, which are a Rolex showroom, McLaren Automotive, as well as the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. Covering a 385,000 sq. Ft of area this Place houses 86 presidential properties, which are 20 million dollars in the market.
The construction of this building took 11 years to get completed, from 2007 to 2009. The ownership is with the project Grande limited who gave us this great Place. The net worth of this Place ranges between $1.15 billion to $1.25 billion.
4. Villa Leopolda
Price- $750 Million
Exquisite and brilliant! Famously known as The Villa La Leopolda, it is one of the most beautiful villas in the world located in the isolated area of Villefranche- sur-Mer, which is situated in French Riviera. This grand mansion has got its legs stretched over 18 acres of space, which have hosted many notable people from around the world. This Place has also had some unique owners like Gianni and Marella Agnelli, Dorothy J. Killam, Edmond, and Lily Safra, and many more.
This building is historical and was made and owned by King Leopold II of Belgium. The current net worth of this mansion ranges over 750 million dollars.
5. Villa Les Cèdres
Price- $450 Million
The most exquisite and one of the most expensive villas of the world, Villa Les Cedres, located in the south of France, is home to some of the historic France cultures and monarchy that will give you the feel of golden France inside its premises. The villa covers 118,000 square feet and got 14 suits or master bedrooms in it. Build in the year 1830, and the estate was first bought in 1850; the Land around the villa is home to 300 years of olive trees.
People get star struck when they see such magnificent art. The villa is now sold to a Ukrainian Billionaire, and its net worth ranges over $450 million.
6. Les Palais Bulles
Price- $390 Million
Located to the isolated areas of Thoule-sur-Mer to the region of Cannes of France, Les Palais Bulles was designed by the great Hungarian architecture Antti Lovag between the years 1975 and 1989. The villa was made for the great French Industrialist Pierre Bernard, but later on, this beauty is now home to the fashion designer Pierre Cardin. The magnificent villa is stretched to over 1200 square meters of area with a reception hall, 500 seated open-air amphitheatre, ten luxurious bedrooms, waterfalls in landscaped grounds, numerous swimming pools, and more.
Each bedroom of the house is equipped with paintings from artists like Patrice Breteau, Daniel You, and more. The net worth of the villa ranges over $390 million.
7. The Odeon Tower Penthouse
Price- $330 Million
Known more precisely as the tour Odeon in French, this magnificent building is mainly a double skyscraper, which is located in the principality of the state of Monaco. This building is beautiful and is the first tallest building to be constructed after the year of 1980s. The duration of the 80s was the time when the king of Monaco, Prince Ranier III, made the construction of the tall building in the capital illegal. But in the year 2008, Prince Albert II decided to outlaw this proclaim and built this giant with the help of Groupe Marzocco.
This building also regarded as the second tallest building to be located on the Mediterranean coast of Europe. The net worth of this Place is over $330 million.
8. The 8th Wonder of the World
Price- $250 Million
Located in the United States of America this beautiful mansion is home to Bruce Makowsky, one of the billionaires of the world. This mansion is beautiful and magnetic for its onlookers who admire the great beauty. The great mansion of the 8th wonder of the world was designed by the architect Jorn Utzon who gave his best efforts to make it live up to its name.
The net worth of this mansion in the market of real estate is over 250 million dollars. The estate is equipped with 12 majestic bedrooms, with 21 bathrooms, an infinity swimming pool of 85 feet, spa, three kitchens, and many more.
9. Four Fairfield Pond
Price- $248 Million
Owned by the famous Ira Renner, the owner of the Renco group, this fabulous building is one of the iconic estates of the United States of America. Located in the heart of Hampton, in Long islands of the New York State, this building is equipped with 39 master bedrooms, 29 bathrooms as well as a basketball court, tennis court, three gigantic swimming pools, squash courts and a vast dining room of 91 foot.
The Place, due to its interior and exterior extravaganza, served as one of the major tourist points in the USA. The market net worth of this building is over $248 million.
10. 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens
Price- $222 Million
Kensington Palace Gardens are a unique mark of territory and beauty. It is located in the heart of the streets of Kensington on the west side of central London. The beautiful Place is a part of the Kensington palace, which stretches to a long-distance starting from the Notting hill gate till the Kensington high street.
This location served as the London cage as well as the MI19 centre for the United Kingdom government during the time of World War II and the Cold War. It’s beautiful enough to make anyone mesmerized with its extravaganza. The net worth of this famous street is rated over $222 million.
11. Ellison Estate
Price- $200 Million
Ellison Estate! The grand is sound the grandeur it is! Owned by the famous Larry Ellison, the owner of the Oracle and the founder made this beautiful estate during the time of 2004. The building is an architectural miracle that is designed with the Japanese style interior and designs. Ellison Estate is equipped with ten buildings, a tea house, a Japanese Koi pond, a human-made lake, and as well as a bathroom. The property is stretched on the area of 23 acres, making it look gigantic and magnificent.
The main attraction is the interior of the house that gives you the vibes of traditional Japanese designs and art forms. The net worth of this building in the market stakes over 200 million dollars.
12. Palazzo di Amore
Price- $195 Million
Located in the Los Angeles city of the California state of the USA, Palazzo di Amor is one of the most expensive and magnificent residential complex situated in the United States of America. Stretched across the area of 35,000 square feet of area, the building is a beautiful place to make your fairy tale life come true. Currently, the Place is owned by the real estate billionaire, Jeff Greene, who took years to renovate and make this beauty alive again. In the year 2017, this Place was back on the market to be sold to the highest bidder.
It’s beautifully done with the help of the designer Alberto Pinto who, with these ideas and skills, made the house come to life. The estimated market net worth of the building, according to the surveys, is across 195 million dollars.
13. Chartwell Estate
Price- $195 Million
The famous and widely popular Chartwell Estate is also known as the Beverly Hillbillies mansion. The beauty got its name as from the year 1962 till the year 1971, the exterior of this gigantic estate served in the famous show with the title The Beverly Hillbillies. This beauty is also regarded as the most expensive home to be located in parts of the USA. The house was designed by the famous architect Summer Spaulding for Lynn Atkinson, an engineer billionaire.
The estate stretches the Land of about 10 acres of area with its beautiful architect. It is equipped with beautiful gardens that are designed by Henri Samuel. In the year 2019, the estate was bought by Lachlan Murdoch. The net worth of this magnificent building is over $195 million.
14. The Manalapan Residence
Price- $195 million
The Manalapan Residence is the finest and most beautiful oceanfront estate to be built in the world. The estate stretches its leg across the 5.5 acres of area with over 520 feet of fronting the Atlantic Ocean. This beauty is the perfect blend of the old elegance of the Victorian age and classicism with the new techniques and techs of the 21st Century.
After traveling around the world for years, the designers were able to blend in the perfect Mediterranean architectural designs with that of the South Florida coastal life. The net worth of this beauty in the real estate market ranges over $195 million.
15. Hearst Castle
Price- $191 Million
The Hearst Castle or La Cuesta Encantada is one of the national historic landmarks of America and also a part of the California Historical Landmark. This beauty is located on the central coast of California of the United States of America. The mega estate or the castle was built between the years 1919 to 1947 by the publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst along with the greatest architect Julia Morgan.
The estate is eye warming and catches the attention of every visitor who sees the beautiful architect. The net worth of this magnificent palace ranges more than 191 million dollars.
16. Villa Firenze
Price- $165 Million
It’s elegant, beautiful, and so sophisticated that it will make you feel like a king. Villa Firenze, located in the valley of Florence, is equipped with magnificent artwork and excellent interior designing that attracts people around the world for various purposes. Settled in the countryside of the state, the villa serves as a perfect place for wedding purposes as the couple’s love getting wed under the beautiful Tuscan sun.
The villa is all paradise in the heart of Italy that also gives the best living experience to the people who visit the Place. It is equipped with luxury master bedrooms, saunas, pools, spas, golf, village houses, and many more. The net worth of the villa ranges over 165 million dollars.
17. Le Palais Royal
Price- $159 million
Have you ever seen a home so grand and majestic that made you to never leave the Place? If the answer is no, then the Le Palais Royal of Florida got that aura and ability to make you daydream. This is a great place just like a fairy tale palace that stretches to the area of 60,000 square feet in area. The main attraction of this Place is the 22-carat golden leaf gate that stands at the entrance making the Place more amazing to view.
The net worth of the villa ranges more than 159 million dollars in the market of real estate. It also has its name on the list of being one of the most expensive properties of America.
18. Seven the Pinnacle
Price- $155 Million
Located in the Bik Sky area of the Montana state of the United States of America, the beautiful and magnificent Seven the Pinnacle seats in the heart of the city. Owned by the couple Edra and Tm Blixeth, the magnificent estate stretches across the 57,000 square feet of area. The best part of the mansion is when it gets covered in snow. It is also equipped with heated floors, numerous pools, wine cellar, ski lift as well as a gym, and many more.
The property is also regarded as one of the largest to be a part of the Yellowstone Club, and its golf and ski community are open for rich people. The property ranges over 155 million dollars in the market.
19. Spelling Manor
Price- $150 Million
It’s gigantic, beautiful, and mesmerizing, located in the California state of the United States of America, the estate is a sere pleasure of the onlookers and visitors. It’s huge and covers the area of 56,500 square feet. Owned by the famous Petra Ecclestone, this beauty was designed by the architects James Langenheim.
It possesses 123 master bedrooms, gym, three extra rooms for the presents, several swimming pools, a huge screening room, four of the two-car garages, tennis court, and many more such amazing amenities. It is suede, and perfect interiors give us the image of royalty and fabulousness. The estate’s net worth in the market ranges over $150 million.
20. Kensington Palace
Price- $140 Million
Royal Beauty! Kensington Palace is mainly a royal residence which is located in the Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of the Kensington and Chelsea of London, UK. This is the world’s most famous and expensive royal residence that is the home to the British Royal Family from the 17th Century. Currently, there lives Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Eugenie with her husband, Duke, and Duchess of Gloucester, Kent, and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
The staterooms are open to the public and get managed by the Historic Royal Palace, the palace gets maintained by the Royal Household. It displays some of the best Royal Collections. The palace’s net worth is over 140 million dollars.
21. Blossom Estate
Price- $130 Million
With the net worth of over $130 million, the Blossom Estate is one of the most expensive buildings or houses to be present in the world. Locate in the Palm Beach area of Florida in the United States of America. This beauty is owned by the great businessman Ken Griffin. Designed by the architect George Lainhart, the property stretches over the Land of 27,000 square feet area.
The estate is filled with modern-day luxury mixed with the sophistication of the vintage look. The Place gives an idea of being in the home build in the 22nd Century with its high-class technology and designs.
22. 7 Upper Phillimore Gardens
Price- $128 Million
Located in the heart of Kensington’s Place of London, UK the Place is owned by the Olena Pinchuk. This Place is beauty describing the royal Victorian era and giving out the real meaning to the rich history of Britain. Covering the area of over 4,520 square feet, the majestic home got completed in the year 1997.
The architecture team of Vickie Densmore Garden made an exquisite art with their skills. The main attraction of this Place is the underground swimming pool, along with a gym, panic room, sauna, spa, and more. It also has ten high-class master bedrooms with an exquisite interior. The estate ranges over 128 million dollars.
23. Xanadu 2.0
Price- $125 Million
Its heaven! The Xanadu 2.0 is a brilliant architectural sight that will make you feel like you are in heaven. Owned by the richest person in the world, Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, this mansion is located in the countryside of the Washington D.C. of the United States of America. It stretches its beauty on a 66,000 square feet land that gives you pleasure just looking at it.
Build by the great Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, and the attraction is the massive private library, oculus, underwater music system, dome-shaped roofs, 1,000 square feet extended dining area, heated floors, along with 1,500 square feet gym number of swimming pools and more.
24. Baroque Palace
Price- $109 million
It’s enormous, beautiful, classy, and magnificent! Baroque Place is one of the most royal and humongous perfect little heaven owned by the Baroque properties named as Love property. Located in the Rublyovka area of Russia, this palace is the epitome of beauty mixed with the cultural heritage of Russian royalty and history. Stretched beyond the area of 400 meters, the Land serves as a banquet hall, tourist spot as well as a wedding place for those who want to have the spoon full of royalty.
The net worth of this grand palace ranges over 109 million dollars in the real estate market. Equipped with 9 of the best master and luxurious bedrooms, and one largest swimming pools, it captures the people in its soberness.
25. The Fleur de Lys Mansion
Price- $102 Million
Legendary and expensive! These two are the words that perfectly fit into the description of the Fleur de Lys Mansion. Located in the Los Angeles city of the Californian state of the USA, this palace is owned by the great David, I. Saperstein. The palace stretches to an area of the 35,046 square feet giving the onlookers a taste of its grandeur.
Build and designed by the architect Richardson Robertson III; the Place is home to 12 master bedrooms, 15 of the bathrooms, a private theatre with 15 seats, ballroom, 370-metre-long running track, tennis court, gym, as well as guest houses.
26. Silicon Valley Mansion
Price- $100 Million
Its heaven painted blue with love! The Silicon Valley mansion is one of the famous and most expensive mansions of the world to be located in the United States of America. This mansion is currently owned by the Yuri Milner, a billionaire. Located in the Los Altos area of the Californian state, it sits on the top of the hills giving out a vibe of royalty and luxury at the same time.
Stretched in a land of 32,000 square feet of area, it got equipped with exceptional amenities such as the number of swimming pools, special light effects, gym, guest house, spa, wine room, sport court, and as well as a private home theatre.
27. Opus, Beverly Hills, CA
Price- $100 Million
It’s huge and bleeds modern architecture skills all over its walls. Opus mansion of the United States of America defines the modern facilities with a slumber domain of classy and ecstatic. Located in the Beverly Hills of the Californian state of the United States of America, this Place is owned by the billionaire Nile Niami. Designed by the architect Paul McClean, this estate stretches over an area of 20,500 square feet.
This beauty’s net worth is over 100 million dollars making it one of the most expensive houses of America as well as the world. It is equipped with seven exquisite bedrooms, 11 of the spacious bathrooms, a crystal champagne bottle, a glass decorated dining room, two large swimming pools, a wine vault, and many more.
28. Playboy Mansion
Price- $100 Million
The Playboy mansion, which is also known as Playboy Mansion West, is the famous Place where the birth of Playboy magazine took Place. This mansion is the home of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner who stayed in the house from 1947 till 2017 until his death. Located in the California state of USA, this gigantic home stretched on a land of over 21,987 square feet.
Currently owned by Daren Metropoulos, this mansion is equipped with 29 master bedrooms, secret doors, tennis and basketball court, waterfall, swimming pool, wine cellar, game room, screening room, and many more such. The net worth of this magnetic Place is over 100 million dollars in the market.
29. Swish Super Mansion
Price- $88 Million
Exquisite, exquisite, exquisite! It’s brilliant and so slumber that possesses the ability to make you drool over the mansion. Located in the heart of California of the USA, this mansion is owned by the legendary duo Williams and Williams. It stretches over the Land of 25,000 square feet of area with 20,000 square feet of outdoor space.
The estimated worth of the estate is over 88 million dollars. The mansion is equipped with attractions such as the vast library, gym, billiards room, glass car elevator, private spa, gym, temperature-controlled wine cellar, and many more. It also got 15 luxurious master bedrooms and many more.
30. Promised Land
Price- $88 Million
Located in the countryside of Montecito of the Californian state of the United States of America, this exquisite million-dollar mansion is abandoned with no current owner. It might not be equipped with luxurious 21st-century modern equipment, but it is warm and cozy that gives you a feeling of coming back home with pleasure.
Estimated with a net worth of 88 million dollars in the real estate market, this house also has 3 of the significant and excellent guest houses along with numerous small and big swimming pools. It is exquisite and beautiful, making everyone who lived their feel like coming back to something so luxurious and yet comfortable.