Although many of us will probably never afford to own such an expensive home, many of us find a degree of pleasure in learning and discussing them. Many of the most expensive house will feature very bold and interesting designs, especially the more modern ones! We have compiled a list of the five most expensive houses in the world:

  1. Three Ponds, New York ($ 75 million). It even has its own 18 hole golf course. The name “Three ponds” is due to the fact that there are three ponds in the area (very well cared for, of course, with an abundance of fish). There are also 14 amazing and unique gardens on the estate!
  2. Donald Trump Palace, New York ($ 125,000,000). The Trump Palace is, in fact, one of the best-known houses in the world right now. The entire building has 18 luxurious rooms. Mr. Trump is very proud of his residence and considers the surrounding community “the richest community in the world.”
  3. Updown Court, UK ($ 140,000,000). The Updown Court has surely seen better days; it is currently empty due to its very high maintenance price. Many people don’t really like the location either! The farm has an underground garage and 24 rooms. Running this place is extremely expensive (around $ 500,000 per month)!
  4. Ira Rennert Mansion, New York ($ 180 million). This is another house known all over the world. Its owner, Ira Rennert, is a highly successful American businessman and investor. This farm is considered the largest in the entire American continent! The Ira Rennert mansion has 39 bathrooms, 29 bedrooms, multiple sports courts and a bowling alley.
  5. La Villa La Leopolda, France ($ 398,350,000). Villa La Leopolda is known to belong to Bill Gates. Its current owner is Roman Abramovich, a Russian businessman who also owns Millhouse LLC (a private investment company). The farm is definitely one of the most incredible in the world right now.

Of course, there are other expensive houses known to the world that are worth mentioning in this article. We can add to our small list the following: Maison de l’Amitie, Fleur de Lys, Dracula’s Castle, Hala Ranch, Aaron Spelling’s Manor, Penthouse at One Hyde Park, Elena Franchuk’s Victorian Villa, William Randolph Hearst’s Mansion and Antilla. One can only imagine the enormous costs required to properly maintain one of the most expensive houses in the world!