The world has several homes which are ranked as the most luxurious and best to live in. These houses were constructed using unique architectural designs as well as construction materials. The following are some of these houses:
1. Buckingham Palace in London, England
To date, Buckingham Palace remains to be the most expensive house ever in the world. It is the home to the Queen of England. The house has 775 rooms with 188 rooms meant for the staff, 92 offices, 52 bedrooms, and others meant for different purposes. According to National Building Society, the estimated value for this house is $1.6 billion.
2. Antilla in Mumbai, India
The Antilla is a 27-storey building standing on Altamount Road in Mumbai City. From the top spot on the house, you can view a phantom island in the Atlantic Ocean. The building has 168-car parking with gardens, temple, guest rooms, and ballroom among many other rooms. The house is worth $1 billion.
3. Upper Phillimore Gardens in Kensington, South-west London
The house has a gym, sauna, and cinema hall with five different doors giving entry and exit at different points. Other features include: kitchen, bathrooms, and a living/entertaining space with a colorful ceiling increasing the light. It is worth around $980 million.
4. The Pinnacle in Montana, US
The Pinnacle is a ski lodge which offers a clear view on the icy mountains especially during winter. Its floors are capable of being heated in order to prevent excessive cold. It also has a wine cellar, outdoor pool, classy bedrooms, and a massage room. It is worth $944 million.
5. Maison de L’Amitie in Palm Beach, Florida
The house is 60,000 square feet in size. It has an 80-car garage, an outdoor swimming pool, 18 living rooms, 22 bathrooms, and bullet proof window panes. The house is worth $913 million.
6. Hala Ranch in Aspen, Colorado
The ranch on which the house was built was sold by Prince Bandar bin Sultan of Saudi Arabia. The house has unique features such as water-treatment plant, well-designed outdoor swimming pool, and gas pumps. It is worth $830 million.
7. Villa Leopolda in Cote DA’Azure, France
The house is constructed in a 50 acres land neighboring the Mediterranean Sea. It has a greenhouse for commercial purposes, helipad, and a kitchen in the exterior. The house is worth $750 billion.
8. Fleur de Lys in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
The house is 45,000 square feet in size. It takes the model of the French castle named as Vaux le Vicomte. It has a library, wine cellar, ballroom, and commercial kitchen. The house is worth $750 million.
9. Four Fairfield Pond in New York, US
This house is built within a 63 acres land. The house has its own power plant, 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, a large dining room, and several tennis and squash courts. It is worth $249 million.
10. 18-19 Kinsington Palace Gardens in London, England
This building has 12 bedrooms, over 10 Turkish bathrooms, and also a kitchen. The house has a unique indoor pool which is spacious. It also consists of a parking space which is large enough to host 20 cars. The house is worth $220 million.
There are very many houses in the world which are expensive and with unique designs and models. Although most of them are owned by individuals, some of them are used for public purposes, for example, the Buckingham Palace where Queen o England resides.