The world’s expensive house is on sale. How much? £315 million! Don’t be shocked. Yes, you can pinch yourself once. It’s very much true. Once owned by the very wealthy Belgian King Leopold II, the mansion named Villa Les Cedres is on sale for £315 million. The 14-bedroom property is set on 35 acres of land in South of France. The mansion was built 187 years ago, and was previously owned by the mayor of Villefranche-sur-Mer and was used as a farm for olive trees, as reported by Dailymail.co.uk.
A plush mansion lined with lofty palm and cedar trees make a way to the front entrance of the house. Inside the house, are elegant chandeliers and grand sitting rooms, and French doors uplifting its beauty. The mansion has also devoted a huge space for the library with 3,000 books on flora and nature, as reported by Bloomberg. Currently, the house owned by the owner of Campari and Grand Marnier liqueurs – Italian distiller Davide Campari-Milano SpA.
Dünyanın en pahalı eviymiş. Güney Fransa’da. Adı Villa Les Cèdres. Ne kadardır sizce pic.twitter.com/i7ZhbQEHN2
— Barış Ergin (@BarisErgin_) October 12, 2017
The sale of this exorbitant mansion is being conducted by a committee of five family members from Marnier and Di Fede. The committee acts as a Campari representative but has no influence on the decision of selling the property to any buyer, as per Bloomberg. Villa Les Cedres has the lushest green and beautiful gardens in entire Europe.The gardens are listed as the top 10 botanical gardens worldwide. There is also a man-made pond with lily pads.
The gardens house 15,000 plants and 20 greenhouses containing rare tropical vegetation. The mansion was once also owned by Marine-Lapostolle family for the longest period of time.The family acquired the house in 1924 and owned for next 80 years, as reported by Dailymail.co.uk.