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The World's Most Expensive Homes

THE WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES



PROPERTIES OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II



BUCKINGHAM PALACE

VALUE 4 BILLION POUNDS

FACILITIES Built 1705

775 rooms

19 State rooms

188 Staff bedrooms

92 Offices

78 Bathrooms

52 Royal and guest bedrooms

Has its own Chapel, Post office, Pool, Cafeteria, Cinema

108 metres long across the front

The total floor area of the Palace, from basement to roof, covers over 77,000square metres.

120 metres deep including the quadrangle

Buckingham Palace covers 40 acres

VALUE

Reported to be work 5 Billion pounds. According to real estate firms in Savills, residential sales have been set in excess of 7,000 pounds per square foot in prime central London. However, nothing of the Palace's caliber in terms of period features, listing, history, etc has even been marketed, therefore it says the property is probably "priceless."

According to the basic valuation formula provided by the Savills and quoted by Forbes, Buckingham Palace is worth 538 million pounds on the ground space alone.



WINDSOR CASTLE

The castle contains about 1,000 rooms and occupies 13 acres of land, making it one of the largest inhabited residences in the world.

VALUE 166 MILLION POUNDS

The average house price in Windsor is 431,298 pounds

FACILITIES

The Castle contains the world famous St. George's Chapel, As well as a throne room and 55.5 meter long banqueting hall.

Built: 11th Century

The average house price in England and Wales is 249,000 pounds



WINDSOR CASTLE FIRE

Windsor Castle Friday 20 November 1992 catches fire, leading to over 36 million pounds of damage.

The Castle is part of the Crown Estate and therefore owned by the United Kingdom, rather than Queen Elizabeth personally, It was uninsured and therefore the cost of repairs had to be met from alternate resources.



BALMORAL CASTLE

50,000 acres of land.

VALUE 160 MILLION POUNDS

270 rooms

Built 1852



INTERNATIONAL PROPERTIES

VILLA LEOPOLDA

FRANCE

Owner: Roman Abramovich

VALUE 460 MILLION POUNDS

Built 1931

Features 80,000 square feet footprint, 27 stories high



ANTILLA HOUSE

INDIA Owner Mukesh Ambani

VALUE 1.3 BILLION POUNDS

Built 2013

Features: 400,000 square feet of floor space/27 stories

Cinema, tennis courts, multi-story car park, swimming pool.



PLAYBOY MANSION

USA

Owner Hugh Hefner

Built 1927

Features 21,987 squarefoot

The mansion has 22 rooms including: wine cellar, game room, tennis courts, zoo, patio and barbeque area, waterfall and a swimming pool

VALUE 35 MILLION POUNDS



SPELLING MANOR

USA

Built: 1988

Owner Petra Ecclestone

Features: 56,000 square feet of space. Includes a screening room, gym, bowling alley, garages, tennis court and a pool, 123 rooms.



THE WHITE HOUSE

Owner: The United States of America

Built: 1801

VALUE 190 MILLION POUNDS

Features 132 rooms, 35 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms, The Oval Office

The World's Most Expensive Homes

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