Nowadays, the rich are getting wealthier, and they have the mega mansions to prove it.For the crazy rich, like your CEOs and magnates, the price for a home can go up to $1 billion. Or more.
Here are the top 10 luxury properties in the world with owners who truly understand extravagance.
PENTHOUSE, TOUR ODEON, MONTE CARLO, MONACO
The penthouse of this 49-storey tower features a 360-degree view of the water and access to a circular rooftop infinity pool with a water slide.
LE PALAIS BULLES, THEOULE-SUR-MER, FRANCE
Built for 14 years, âBubble Palaceâ features a series of round rooms spilling down a rocky cliff overlooking the Mediterranean. While was inspired by caves, the luxury property is far from short on modern comforts.
VILLA LES CEDRES, SAINT-JEAN-CAP-FERRAT, FRANCE
Built in 1830 then purchased by Belgiumâs King Leopold II in 1904, this mansion is among the most expensive homes in the world in 2017. The property is currently owned by the Campari Group, an Italian spirits, wine, and soda conglomerate.
24 MIDDLE GAP ROAD, HONG KONG
24 Middle Gap Road has 6,200 square feet, four bedrooms, four bathrooms. However, it comes on a large lot and with a swimming pool and it is in a very desirable area in one of the world most expensive real estate markets.
Built in the early 20th century, this Georgian Revival estate is the second largest residence in London, with over 90,000 square feet. There are 65 rooms, including 25 bedrooms.
VILLA LA LEOPOLDA, VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER, FRANCE
Villa La Leopolda is a Belle Epoque property built by Belgiumâs King Leopold II as a gift to one of his mistresses. The villa sits on 50 acres of landin the French Riviera. Villa La Leopolda features a greenhouse, outdoor kitchen, pool, and helipad.
ANTILIA, MUMBIA, INDIA
Antilia, a 27-storeyhome in Mumbai, is the most expensive private home in the world. Mukesh Ambani, an Indian multibillionaire, moved into the 400,000-square-foot âstackedâ mansion in 2012. Named after a phantom island in the Atlantic, Antilia has a multistorey garage for 168 cars, three helipads, gardens, a temple, guest suites, a health level, and a theater.
BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON
Buckingham Palace has been the British monarchyâs official residence since 1837. It features 775 rooms, including 52 bedrooms, 78 bathrooms, and 92 offices.
BLOSSOM ESTATE, PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
Bingham-Blossom House or the Figulus is at a prime location in Palm Beach. The home is currently listed in the United States National Register of Historic Places.
PENTHOUSE, ONE HYDE PARK, LONDON
This grand five-bedroom penthouse is part of a residential complex in Knightsbridge, London.