World’s Most Expensive Homes

Forbes listed the world’s most expensive houses in the world. Here are the top 5:

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1. $165 million. Beverly Hills, CA. This 75,000 sq. ft. villa was once owned by William Randolph Hearst, the newspaper tycoon. It’s on 6.5 acres. It has 40 bathrooms (gee that’s a lot of toilet paper). 29 bedrooms lets you sleep in a different room for a month. This home was featured in the Godfather. Make them an offer they can’t refuse and it’s yours.

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2. $140 million. Romania. Vlad the Impaler’s digs, Bran Castle, was built in 1212. 17 bedrooms look over the countryside where the impaled ones once stuck out.

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3. $138 million. Updown Court, Surrey, England. Bigger than Buckingham Palace with 103 bedrooms and 53 acres of gardens (that’s a lot of hedges to trim).

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4. $135 million. Montana Hala Ranch in Aspen, CO. 56,000 sq. ft. Ho-hum.

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5. $125 million. Palm Beach, FL. Owned by Donald Trump, he picked it up at a garage sale (bankruptcy) for a mere 41.25 million in 2004.

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~ by wmeb on October 19, 2007.

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