This video discusses how as people become richer, they can afford to build massive homes. The video features some of the most luxurious and massive mansions in the world, with each mansion being described in detail. For example, the Mesa Vista Ranch in Texas is a 64,800-acre property with a 33,000-square-foot mansion that has a dining room that can fit 40 people and a home theater that can seat 30 people. The Casa Encantada in Bel Air, California is nearly 40,000 square feet and has 60 rooms. The Pritzker Estate in Los Angeles, California is one of the largest private residences in the city, covering an area of 49,000 square feet, and has a gym, library, beauty salon, spa, and massive swimming pool. The video notes that these mansions are so big that they require live-in staff to keep them running.
It also describes the top 5 most expensive and largest mansions in the US and UK. Fairfield Pond in the Hamptons is worth over $500 million, with 21 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms, and numerous amenities like two bowling alleys, a squash court, and a billiards room. Gemini, located in Palm Beach, Florida, costs $195 million and sits on 16.6 acres of land with a botanical garden, a putting green, and underground tunnels connecting the different structures. 28a Rutland Gate in London sold for $262 million, making it the most expensive house ever sold in the UK. Pensmore mansion in Missouri is a 72,000 square foot structure designed as a survival stronghold and built to withstand natural disasters.
The video presents the top 3 biggest mansions in the world. The third place goes to Pensmore, a 72,400-square-foot mansion in the United States that is said to be resistant to fire, bullets, bombs, and bugs, which has led to speculation about its true purpose. Second place goes to Tahoe Uen, a 32-bedroom and bathroom mansion in China that sold for $154 million and is decorated with traditional Chinese architecture and artworks. The first place goes to The One, a 100,000-square-foot mansion in Bel Air, California, with 20 bedrooms, 30 bathrooms, a wine cellar, five swimming pools, a bowling alley, a movie theater, a casino, and a nightclub. The video also wonders whether there is such a thing as a mansion being too big.
– Humanity is adept at building things much larger than necessary, especially homes.
– Many of the world’s most luxurious and massive mansions are owned by the wealthy.
– The Mesa Vista Ranch in Texas is a 64,800-acre property with a 33,000 square-foot mansion, large dining room, and a 30-seat home theater.
– Casa Encantada in Bel Air, California, has 60 rooms, a reception hall, a dining room, and several living rooms, and was built in 1938.
– The Pritzker Estate in Los Angeles, California, is a 49,000 square-foot mansion with two basement levels, a game room, bowling alley, bar, and entertainment foyer.
– The Pritzker Estate also has a gym, library, beauty salon, spa, and massive swimming pool, and outside features guest houses, a tennis court, and parking garages.
– Fairfield, owned by billionaire Ira Rennert, is a 63-acre estate in the Hamptons with 29 bedrooms, 39 bathrooms, and 91-foot long dining room.
– Fairfield Pond, a mansion located in the Hamptons, covers 62,000 square feet and is worth over $500 million, with 21 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms, two pool houses, and a playhouse on the property.
– Gemini, located on Palm Beach, Florida, is a 62,000 square foot mansion with 21 bedrooms, a botanical garden, a seven-bedroom guest house, two cottages, an apartment block, and a putting green, all on 16.6 acres of land.
– 28a Rutland Gate, located in central London, is a seven-story, 62,000 square foot mansion overlooking Hyde Park that was sold in 2020 for $262 million and features 20 bedrooms, a spa, and a basement swimming pool.
– Pensmore, a 72,000 square foot mansion designed as a survival stronghold, has 13 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms and is allegedly resistant to the most powerful tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes.
– Fairfield Pond was built at a cost of $110 million in the 90s and has 12 chimneys, a 91-foot long dining room, two bowling alleys, a squash court, a basketball court, and a billiards room.
– Gemini has a massive wine cellar, a treehouse, a dock, a basketball court, and a network of underground tunnels connecting different structures on the property.
– 28a Rutland Gate was once four separate homes before being combined into one mansion designed by the French interior designer Alberto Pinto, featuring 24 karat gold-plated waste bins and jewel-encrusted bidets.
– Pensmore: A mansion allegedly resistant to fire, bulletproof, bomb-proof and bug-resistant, which has got people speculating wildly about its real purpose, including suggestions about it being a backup location for the president.
– Tahoe Uen: One of the largest and most expensive mansions in China, with 32 bedrooms and bathrooms, all oriented towards the south, and decorated with traditional Chinese architecture and artworks. Recently sold for 154 million dollars.
– Modern Versailles: A massive mega mansion that has taken over 15 years to build and still isn’t complete. When finished in 2050, it will be one of the biggest and most valuable mansions in the United States, with 14 bedrooms, 11 kitchens, five pools, a video arcade, and a ballroom capable of holding up to a thousand guests.
– The One: A 100,000 square feet mansion under construction by former movie producer Nile Nyami in Bel Air, California, since 2013, and considered the largest mansion ever built in the world. It features 20 bedrooms, 30 bathrooms, a kitchen that puts restaurants to shame, a garage that holds 30 cars, a wine cellar capable of holding more than 10,000 bottles, five swimming pools, a bowling alley, a 36-seat movie theater, a large casino, and its very own nightclub.
– Impressive architecture or propaganda? Pensmore mansion is still up for debate
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