10 of the World's Most Expensive Homes

by Michelle

Housing prices may be going down in most neighborhoods, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t people willing to spend a lot of money on real estate. In fact, for some home buyers, money is no object. Check out some of the most expensive homes in the world.

8 St. James Square, London England

8 St James Square

 

 

 

 

 

 

This property, with over $226 million is currently under renovation. The apartment will be  carved out of a seven-storey 1930s office block, which will be used to create a total of six extravagant apartments. This is for an apartment, people!

 

William Randolph Hearst’s Home, Beverly Hills, California

Hearst

 

 

 

 

 

 

This six acre Beverly HIlls home is the former home of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hurst.  The home is worth $165 million today and boasts 75,000 square feet of living space including 29 bedrooms and 50 bathrooms.

Tim Blixseth’s Montana Mansion

Bozeman Montana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Still under construction, this mansion in Bozeman Montana is worth $155 million. The mansion is located near an ultra-exclusive ski resort and will boast 10 bedrooms on 160 acres. A private gondola will deliver the host and his guests to the ski resort or golf course.

 

Bran Castle in Brasov Romania

Dracula's Castle

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worth $140 million, this is the real Dracula’s Castle. This 20 acre home built in 1212 was once home to Vlad the Impaler.

Updown Court, Surrey England

Updown Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

Worth a mere  $138 million Updown Court boasts 103 rooms and 58 acres of gardens.

Hala Ranch, Aspen, Aspen Colorado

Hala ranch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s a nice little ski cabin. Located in Aspen the  Hala Ranch, which is owned by former Saudi Ambassador Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, is worth $135 million. This 55,000 home has 15 bedrooms and 16 baths, plus stables, a tennis court and of course, a swimming pool.

Maison de L’Amitie, Palm Beach FL

 

Maison de L'Amitie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boasting 475 square feet of ocean front property, it’s easy to see why this beach home is worth $125 million.  The price includes a 100 foot swimming pool, ballroom and conservatory.

Tranquility Mansion, Lake Tahoe Nevada

Tranquility Mansion

 

 

 

 

 

 

This 210 acre property, worth $100 million, comes complete with 3,500 bottle wine cellar, atrium, 19 seat movie theater and indoor swimming pool.

Waterfront Mansion, Istanbul Turkey

Waterfront Mansion in Istanbul

 

 

 

 

 

Inside this 30,000 square foot $100 million mansion you’ll find 64 rooms with waterfront views.

Bishop’s Avenue, London England

Bishops Avenue

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The cheapest home on our list is worth $99 million. This 28,000 square foot little home in London comes complete with glass elevators, a double front staircase, swimming pool with glass bridge and a Turkish bath big enough to seat 20.