A symbol (or more like a proof) of luxurious lifestyle, penthouses are among the most expensive residential units in the world. They are architectural marvels and offer expansive views of the city they are located in. Below is a list of the world’s most expensive penthouses, as per luxatic.com:
The penthouse is usually the most exclusive and impressive apartment in any residential building. They are spacious, well-appointed, and offer great views, so it’s not surprising that these apartments often come with hefty price tags.
The following is a list of some of the most expensive and luxurious penthouses in the world:
10. Faena Residence Miami Beach – $50 Million
Faena Residence Miami Beach is a high-end 18-story oceanfront property set between the Atlantic and the iconic Collins Avenue. The duplex penthouse sitting atop of the building has been sold this spring for a record-shattering $50 million, the most paid for an apartment in Miami Beach.
This stunning penthouse features 8,273-square-feet of interior space, which includes 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, in addition to about 10,000-square-feet on the outside. One of its highlights is undoubtedly the 70-foot-long rooftop swimming pool, which also offers some pretty spectacular ocean views.
9. Dome Penthouse at the Plaza New York – $80 Million
The fabulous Dome Penthouse at the Plaza in New York is one of the city’s most iconic residences. Built in 1907, it has rarely been available for sale, which only makes the spot more desirable.
Recently renovated (to the tune of $20 million!), this spacious duplex is currently owned by fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger. In addition to the lavish decorations (which include beautiful chandeliers and plenty of works of art), the new residents will also enjoy some of the best views in New York, as the apartment overlooks Central Park and Fifth Avenue.
8. 15 Central Park West Penthouse, New York – $88Million
There are many excellent apartment buildings in Manhattan, but 15 Central Park West is a definite standout.
In late 2011, a 6,744-square-foot penthouse was bought there for a hefty $88 million. The apartment has 10 rooms including 4 bedrooms, a wraparound terrace of more than 2,000 square-feet, 4 bedrooms and 2 wood burning fireplaces and used to belong to former Citigroup chairman Sandy Weill. The asking price was met by Ekaterina Rybolovleva, daughter of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybobovlev. Interestingly enough, the entire sum was pledged to charity by the previous owner.
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