10. Fleur De Lys, Beverly Hills – $125 Million – A palace fit for royalty, this Beverly Hills gem features 12 bedrooms, 15 baths and whopping 35,000 square feet (3,250 sq m). 50-seat full-on theater, a ballroom, guest house, pool house, you name it, it’s there.
9. Hala Ranch, Aspen – $135 Million – Providing the ultimate nature break, Hala Ranch Aspen was recently acquired by billionaire John Paulson.
8. Maison de L’Amitie – $150 Million – This 60,000 square feet mega compound was once a property of legendary Donald Trump who had since passed it on yet another billionaire, Russian business magnate Dmitry Rybolovlev.
7. The Pinnacle Montana – $155 Million – Switching to a bit colder environment, The Pinnacle Montana is possibly the world’s most expensive ski lodge, as well as the most luxurious one. The house features 10 bedrooms and is fully heated, driveway included.
6. Elena Franchuk’s Victorian Villa – $161 Million – Interestingly enough, this building was originally a girl prep school. It received a massive upgrade in 2006 and is now one of the finest homes available on today’s market.
5. Hearst Castle – $190 Million – We’re not sure where to start with this majestic piece of beauty. There’s the amazing exterior, the stunningly beautiful backyard, the mesmerizing interior, the pool, this might be the ultimate house to be honest.
4. Fairfield Pond, The Hamptons – $220 Million – This 63-acre mega-compound features over 100,000 square feet (9,300 sq m) of buildings, basketball courts, a bowling alley, squash courts, tennis courts, 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms. It comes as an investment made by billionaire Ira Rennert.
3. One Hyde Park Penthouse – $225 Million – Paying $225 million for a six-bedroom penthouse might seem a bit over the top, but it is how it is. The buyer opted to remain anonymous, but his purchase still landed him a No. 3 spot on the list.
2. Villa Leopolda – $750 Million – As one of the waterside homes that King Leopold II made for his mistress, Villa Leopolda takes matters to a new level, crossing the half-billion mark with ease and bringing us closer to No. 1 spot.
1. Antilla Mumbai – $1 Billion - Located in Mumbai, India, this behemoth comes with 400,000 square feet (37,000 sq m) of living space and requires a staff of 600 to carry out the daily maintenance. It was built by Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries and takes the title of the world’s most expensive home.