25 Most Insane Mansions In The World

As you might already know, the world’s richest people have money to spend on the most insane mansions in the world. Some people have more money* to spend than they know what to do with, and as a result, these extravagant homes are equipped with heated driveways, helipads, and $150,000 bath tubs. Not all of the mansions on our list, however, are there because of the price tag. In some cases, it’s their sheer size, while in others it’s their quirkiness. Whatever it may be though, from Beverly Hills to the French Riviera, these are 25 Most Insane Mansions In The World.

*Unless otherwise noted, all prices in US dollars.

20

Acqua Liana

Aqua Lin house from the seahttps://miami.curbed.com/2016/2/16/11028632/frank-mckinney-manalapan-mansion-acqua-liana

Florida is famous for its luxury abodes, but this one takes it a step further. Frank McKinney, the famous real estate artist, built this 15,000 sq ft eco-mansion after being inspired by trips to Fiji and Tahiti. Its features include an army of solar panels, a water system that fills the pool with runoff rain water, and enough reclaimed wood to save roughly 10 acres of rainforest. Not to mention the 2,000 gallon aquarium wet bar and glass wine room.

Price tag: $26.5 million

19

Balmoral Castle

Balmoral Castle from the lawnhttps://www.balmoralcastle.com/

As the home of the Royal Family in Scotland, Balmoral Castle is just a small part of the Queen’s extensive portfolio of properties. With the foundation of the existing castle being built in 1853 under the order of Queen Victoria, the current castle was completed in 1856. It’s so big that it comes with managed herds of deer, cattle, and ponies, and in the Spring guests, can register for a guided safari through the grounds.

Price tag: $140 million

18

Fair Field Mansion

Fair Field Mansion from the airhttp://www.businessinsider.com/ira-rennerts-hamptons-mansion-2015-3

Built by Ira Rennert in Sagaponack, this massive mansion is 62,000 sq ft on 63 acres of Hamptons beachfront property. Like any true mansion, the splendor doesn’t stop in the main house, instead extending to a play house (with a bowling alley and basketball court) and two pool houses along with a 164-seat theater. This house is so big the garage can hold 100 cars!

Price tag: $248 million

17

Elena Franchuck Villa

Elena Franchuck Villa from the streethttps://ca.finance.yahoo.com/blogs/insight/london-home-crowned-worlds-most-expensive-at-us-1-58-161653474.html

This Victorian villa is a five story, 10 bedroom house in London that blends British class with Old World styling. The former prep-school has an underground swimming pool, sauna, gym, panic room, and millions of dollars in upgrades.

Price tag: $127 million

16

Poronui Station

Arial view of Poronui Stationhttps://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10379100

This New Zealand retreat overlooking a river is more of a compound then a single mansion but is just as great. The compound has a gym, pool room, 10,000 bottle wine cellar, Olympic-standard clay target shooting range, fly fishing, and a private airstrip. This home away from home has everything you need to enjoy New Zealand.

Price tag: $23.5 million

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