Mansions- The Symbol Of Luxury

Mansions are the Symbol of Luxurious standard of living. Mansions are built with all facilities which suit the life of Rich. Most of the modern mansions include a home theatre, pools, server rooms, library, gaming areas etc. The materials used for construction are costly in nature. Going through the luxurious architecture will be a great experience in a lifetime. Some of the Top Luxurious Mansions are:

1. Fleur de Lys Mansion, Los Angels

Address: Fleur de Lys, Los Angeles, CA 90077, USA.

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Fleur de Lys Mansion located in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles and spreads in 5 acres. The owner of this property now is of a Norwegian billionaire, Fjellberg family who bought this house at $102 million. This is the highest selling rate of property in Los Angeles. The construction of this mansion completed in 2002. This mansion consists of 12 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, a gym, a ballroom, a theatre, a pool house, a guest house, a commercial kitchen, security center, staff rooms, and a tennis court. The architect of this home is Richardson Robertson.

2. Beverly House, California

Address: 269 S Beverly Dr #696, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, United States.

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Beverly House is located in Beverly Hills, California in 6 acres. Beverly House can be easily recognized by seeing the movies "Body Guard" and "The Godfather". The Architect of the design is Gordon Kaufmann and the ancient owner of this mansion was William Randolph Hearst and now in the market for $135 million. 'H' form of Architecture used in this house includes 19 bedrooms, 29 bathrooms, wide balconies, library, billiard room, family room, night club, wine cellar, outer terrace with 400 seating capacity,2 projection rooms etc.

3. Leopolda Villa, Villefranche-sur-mer, France

Address: 1324- France, 1670 Avenue LĂ©opold II, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France.

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This Mansion was built in 1902 by King Leopold 11, the Belgium King for his mistress. Lily Safra is the present owner of this mansion and the market price is $750 million. The famous films "To Catch a thief", and "The Red Shoes" was taken from here. The architect of the villa was Odgen Codman & this 18 acres villa consist of 11 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, outdoor kitchen, pool, helipad, private beachfront, bowling alley, and gaming areas.

4. 15 Central Park west, New York City

Address: 15 Central Park West, 15 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023, USA.

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This neo-classical building was constructed by Robert A M Stern Architect, in 2008. The location where this mansion exists is called "the most expensive site in Manhattan". The total construction cost was $950 million. It has been divided into two sections a 19 story tower named "the house" and a 36 story tower in Broadway. It includes 202 apartments includes all luxurious amenities like theatre, dining rooms, high ceilings, wine cellars, health club, pool, library, wide views from all point in the building.

5. Kensington Palace Garden, London

Address: Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4PX, United Kingdom.

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One of the most expensive properties in the World, and included in the billionaire's row. The present market price of this property is $89.4 million. In 2004 this property was bought by Indian Steel Business Icon Lakshmi Mittal and he called this property as "Taj Mittal". In the ancient period, Kensington Palace was King's Playground. It is a 3 lined street starting from Kensington high Street to Notting Hill Gate. This property stretches in 55000 square feet include 12 bedrooms, swimming pool, ballroom etc.

6. Tour Odeon, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Address: 36 Avenue de l'Annonciade, 98000 Monaco.

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The Odeon Tower is a luxurious home with one penthouse and 2 duplexes and at a height of 170 meters and 49 floors. This is the second largest building on Europe's Mediterranean Coast. The master architect of this house was Alexandre Giraldi. This Luxurious apartment includes 259 residents, swimming pool, fitness center, wellness center, restaurants etc. The current market price of this building is $400 million.

7. Antilia, Mumbai, India.

Address: Antilia, SK Barodawala Marg, Tardeo, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400026, India.

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Antilia is the home of Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, is known as the 2nd most expensive Private homes in the World. It is located at Altamount Road, Cumballa Hill, Mumbai. The value of this property is $ 1-2billion. The Architectural part was handled by US companies: Perkins and Will & Hirsch Bedner Associates. This 570 feet high building includes 27 floors, 3 helipads, a ballroom, gardens, temple, home theatre, guest rooms, 3 swimming pools, dance studios, yoga Centre, parking space for 168 cars etc.

8. Palazzo di Amore, Beverly Hills, California

Address: 331 Foothill Rd #100, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, United States.

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This most expensive house in the US is located in Los Angeles, California. Its value is around $159 million and spreads in 53000 square feet. This building includes 12 bedrooms, 25 bathrooms, a bowling alley, movie theatre, infinity pools, tennis court, reflecting pools, vineyard, wine cellar, discotheque, parking space for 150 cars etc. The owner of this building is the real estate investor Jeff Green.

9. Fair Field, Sagaponack, New York

Address: Fairfield Pond, Sagaponack, NY 11962, USA.

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Fair Field is the private house of Ira Rennert located in Hamptons, Long Island, New York. The value of this mansion is around $249 million. This 64000 square feet building has 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, 3 swimming pools, a courtyard, basketball court, home theatre, bowling alley, 12chimneys, 91-foot long dining room, parking space for 100 cars etc. It is one of the largest private houses in the US.

10. Xanadu 2.0, Medina, Washington

Address: Medina, WA.

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The owner of this Mansion is the very famous Bill Gates, the second richest man in the World. The house was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Cutler-Anderson. The style of this mansion is a modern Pacific style. It is a 66000 square foot building includes an 18-meter swimming pool with an underwater music system, 230msq. Gym, 1000 square foot dining room, 2100 square foot library, 2300 square foot reception hall etc. The building is famous for the technology adopted here. The market value of this mansion estimated at $125.5million.

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