The World’s Most Expensive Home Is On The Market

The sprawling estate in the South of France will only cost you a cool R15.3 Billion.

Could this be the world’s most expensive home? Propgoluxury.com reports that Villa Les Cèdres – The Cedar’s Villa – a 10-bedroom property with an Olympic-size swimming pool in upmarket Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, near Nice, is currently available, you know, if you’re looking to buy.

The home was built around 1830 and has been in the cognac and liqueur dealing Grand Marnier family since the 1920s and belonged to Belgium’s King Leopold II at some point in its history as well. Villa Les Cèdres is famous not just for its former owners and guests, but for its incredible garden: 35 lawn acres, 20 tropical greenhouses for protecting rare plant species and some 15000 more plants are looked after by a team of 15 full-time professionals (current owner Suzanne Marnier-Lapostollefull hopes the new owner will keep them on).

You’ll have celebrities and royals for summer vacation neighbours, as Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat has attracted names like Prince Rainier III of Monaco, Elizabeth Taylor, Charlie Chaplin, and even Winston Churchill over the years. So, should we book a viewing?

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  • Misleading article given the photo used is of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, also on Saint Jean Cap Ferrat but certainly not on the market.

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