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La Leopolda becomes world’s most expensive house at $500 million

The saga of world’s most expensive house started over at luxuo with Updown Court, the most expensive mansion in the world and the100 Million Dollars Trump’s Palm Beach Mansion. As a matter of fact, one of our reader, who left a comment, was right : some villas on the French Riviera might be even more […]

Jul 16, 2008 | By rty aze

The saga of world’s most expensive house started over at luxuo with Updown Court, the most expensive mansion in the world and the100 Million Dollars Trump’s Palm Beach Mansion.

As a matter of fact, one of our reader, who left a comment, was right : some villas on the French Riviera might be even more expensive !

Various sources said Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend Daria Zhukova have just bought a home in France for $500 million. The home in question, La Leopolda, is an elaborate villa located on the French Riviera… which has become the world’s most expensive house !

Originally built for Belgian king Leopolds mistresses, La Leopolda was once the home of famous people including late banking magnate Edmund Safra, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Fiat tycoon Gianni Agnelli.

Known to hold the best sea views in the south of France, the villa sits on 10 acres of immaculate grounds that run right down to the resort of Villefranche.


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