Top 10 Houses in the World
People's dream is to build a house in which all facilities are available. These houses are definitely large in size, and their construction cost is also high. There are many luxurious, large and expensive houses in the world, and a few houses from them rank among the top 10 houses in the world by considering their architectural style, area, cost, amenities, etc. The world's top 10 houses are described below.
1. Buckingham Palace
Since 1837, Buckingham Palace has been the official London residence of the United Kingdom's sovereigns, and it is now the Monarch's administrative headquarters. This house's total area is around 828,000 square feet, and the garden is 40 acres alone.
There are 775 rooms, 19 staterooms, 92 offices, and 78 bathrooms at this Palace. The Palace is 108 meters in length across the front, 24 meters in height, and 120 meters in depth. Every summer, tourists can tour the state rooms of this Palace. The cost of this Palace is $ 2.9 billion.
2. Istana Nurul Iman
This house is in Bandar Seri Begawan. Its architectural style is Melayu Islam Beraja, and this house was completed in 1984. Istana Nurul Iman's house cost is US$ 1.5 Billion.
The house has 17 floors, including underground floors. Istana Nurul Iman house's each floor area is 2,152,782 square feet. There are 1788 rooms in the house, a banquet hall that can hold 5000 people, 110-car garages, 257 bathrooms, 5 swimming pools, and a mosque that can hold 1500 people. There are 51,000 light bulbs, 564 chandeliers, 44 stairways, and 18 lifts in Istana Nurul Iman. Khuan Chew and Leandro V Locsin were the architects of the house.
3. Biltmore Estate
It is the world's third-largest residence, and a historic house museum. This house is in Asheville. This house was completed in 1895. Its architectural style is Chateauesque, and Richard Morris Hunt was the architect of the house. There are 250 rooms, 43 bathrooms, 65 fireplaces, three kitchens, and some ancient elevators in this house. The house floor area is approximately 178,926 square feet.
4. Antilia Residence
Mukesh Ambani along with his family lives in this house. This house is in Mumbai. This house was completed in 2010. Antilia house cost is the US $ 2.6 billion. Perkins & Will was the architect of the house, and Leighton Asia was the main contractor.
The height of the Antilia Residence is 173 m. The residence has 27 stories, a spa, air traffic control, a ballroom, a 168-car garage, nine elevators, a theatre, swimming pools, a temple, three helipads, a health center, a terrace garden, and a snow room. To keep things going well and maintain the cleanness of the residence, apparently, at least 600 workers are required.
5. Les Palais Bulles
It is one of the largest and most expensive houses in the world. This house is in Théoule-sur-Mer. This house was completed in 1989. Its contractor was Pierre Bernard, and Antti Lovag was the architect of the house. Pierre Cardin was the owner of this house. Les Palais Bulles cost is the $ 390 Million.
Les Palais Bulles has a 500-seat open-air amphitheater, 29 rooms, a reception hall, 11 bathrooms, a panoramic lounge, and ten bedrooms. The house's total area is around 13,000 square feet. Les Palais Bulles is used as a shooting location also. The Les Palais Bulles was shown in a beautiful way in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. Emma Bunton also shot their artwork at the Les Palais Bulles for Free Me album.
6. Palazzo di Amore
This house is in Beverly Hills. Bob Ray Offenhauser was the architect of the house. Palazzo di Amore was renovated in 2014. The house floor area is approximately 28,122 square feet.
Palazzo di Amore has 12 bedrooms, waterfalls, tennis courts, swimming pools, 23 bathrooms, theatres, and 27 car garage.
This house is in London. This house was completed in 1920. The house floor area is around 90,000 square feet. Witunhurst has 3 stories, 65 rooms, 25 bedrooms, and one large ballhall. The ballhall is 21 m long, and its height is 6.1 m. This house is used for shooting films and series also. Tipping the Velvet, The Lost Prince, and Fame Academy TV shows were shot in this house.
8. Modern Versailles
This house is in Windermere. This house's total area is around 85,000 square feet. Modern Versailles has 9 kitchens, a video arcade, a ballroom, two outdoor pools, a wine cellar, a two-story movie theatre, 14 bedrooms, two tennis courts, an exotic-fish aquarium, baseball diamond, three indoor pools, and an outdoor garden.
9. Four Fairfield Pond
It is one of the most expensive houses in the world. This house is in Sagaponack. This house's total area is around 64,000 square feet, and 110,000 sq ft is the floor area of the house. The cost of this house is $ 248 Million. Four Fairfield Pond has 29 bedrooms, a basketball court, a 91-foot dining room, a bowling alley, 39 bathrooms, tennis courts, squash courts, and 3 swimming pools. Four Fairfield Pond includes a garage that can accommodate up to 100 cars.
This house is in Highlandville. This house was completed in 2016. Its architectural style is Chateauesque. This house's floor area is around 72,215 square feet. Pensmore house has 14 bathrooms, five-floor and 13 bedrooms. The external walls of the Pensmore house are 12 inches thick, and it was built to survive tornadoes, earthquakes, and bomb explosions.