It’s a revelation! Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is heir to the Saudi throne, made headlines when he emerged as the main power behind a series of stern steps to transform Saudi Arabia. Mohammed bin Salman’s decision shook the entire Middle East. This news story is a big surprise to many as the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shot to limelight for cracking down on corruption. Interestingly and shockingly, the Saudi royal heir splashed $300 million on world’s most expensive home! Chateau Louis XIV was sold for over $300 million two years ago. Famous magazine Fortune dubbed it as the world’s most expensive home. When the lavish house was sold two years back, the identity of the buyer was not known. Now, it has been revealed by an NYT investigation that the $300 million chateau is one of a string of extravagant purchases for the Saudi crown prince.
The buying of $300 million lavish home by Salman is grabbing eyeballs because it is one of the most extravagant acquisitions till date that too by a prince who is leading a sweeping crackdown against corruption.
The luxury French chateau was valued at a whopping $300 million. Noteworthy, it was even considered by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West as a potential wedding venue. When it was sold in 2015, the name of its new owner was kept secret. But, now the investigation give details that the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the extravagant purchase.
The chateau in France, known as Chateau Louis XIV, near Versailles comes with the following mind-blowing features:-
– Gold-leafed fountain
– Marble statues
– Hedged labyrinth set in a 57-acre landscaped park.
– The chateau is built in the style of Louis XIV, and a marble statue of him overlooks the grounds.
– The fountains, sound system, lights and whisper-silent air conditioning can all be controlled remotely by iPhone.
– Wine cellar
– Movie theatre
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– A moat – includes a transparent underwater chamber with sturgeon and koi swimming overhead.
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– The moat filled with koi carp can be watched from a viewing chamber