Mod cons include a tennis court, pool, spa, gym, media room, gourmet kitchen and fire pit. It comes with four bedrooms and six bathrooms.
Prefer the bright lights of city living? But still with plenty of space?
This palatial Los Angeles home, known as The Manor, is the ultimate entertainer’s residence, asking $US165 million ($221 million).
It last traded for $US119.75 million in 2019, an LA record, and the block was once owned by singer Bing Crosby before the house was knocked down and rebuilt for late producer Aaron Spelling, the Los Angeles Times reports.
It’s in Holmby Hills, near the Los Angeles Country Club and that Playboy Mansion.
New York, NY
On the east coast, luxury is living sky-high.
This stylish penthouse near Central Park looks across the Manhattan skyline and is yours for $US63.5 million ($85.2 million).
It’s in the newly built, super tall Central Park Tower, on aptly named Billionaires’ Row, and it comes with its own private club featuring swimming pool, spa, gym and no doubt a chance to meet the very well-heeled neighbours.
The full-floor apartment boasts floor-to-ceiling windows facing north, south, east and west, plus five bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, a private foyer, a gourmet kitchen and custom cabinetry.
The Hamptons, NY
Too hot in the city in summer? Escape to the ultimate Hamptons beach house.
This superb slice of Southampton is up for grabs for $US175 million ($234.8 million).
The oceanfront mansion offers a dream summer holiday, with 11 bedrooms, 12 full and four half bathrooms, water views from every room and a caretaker’s cottage.
There’s a private boardwalk to the ocean, and the option of a swimming pool, plus gym, tennis court, basketball court, outdoor entertaining spaces, chef’s kitchen, recreation area with bar, and the security of two gated entries.
Feel like you’re on the Monopoly map in one of Mayfair’s original mansions.
This grand 12-bedroom townhouse, built in 1732 and refurbished since, will set you back £54,500,000 ($96 million).
It’s ideal for a posh party, with a formal dining room that seats 20, a drawing room, a family kitchen and a dirty kitchen hidden on the lower ground floor.
Or relax in the swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, and screening room, work out in the gym, or take a stroll to nearby Hyde Park.
Bonjour! The maximalist gold accents and crystal chandeliers leave no doubt as to the location of this grand residence.
With a price tag of €40 million ($58.5 million), this charming, furnished home is set in the 7th arrondissement.
There’s Versailles-style parquet floors, hand-painted ceilings, four bedrooms, a library, home cinema, massage room, sauna and gym.
It has a gun-barrel view of the Eiffel Tower.
And if you’re feeling homesick, it’s near the Musée du quai Branly, a museum featuring Australian Indigenous art.
A Good Class Bungalow in Singapore is the top end of the prestige real estate market, defined as a plot of land of at least 1400 square metres, of which the house occupies less than 40 per cent.
Many are listed for sale without photos to shield their owners’ privacy. This one offers a rare glimpse of what money buys, or to be exact, what $S78 million ($73 million) buys.
There’s an oversized swimming pool with its own ceiling fan, to keep extra cool on hot days, and its surrounded by tropical greenery.
Relaxed living areas also offer respite from the heat, and of course there are a home theatre, wine cellar, gym and two-level garage with parking for 20 cars.