Antilia – the most extravagant house in the world is owned by Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in India and the top fifth richest man in the world.
Located in Mumbai, this most extravagant house cost £630m (around $1 billion) and the building took nearly three years to complete. the entire structure is 27 stories, with a total area of over 398,000 square feet of living space, where Mukesh Ambani lives with his wife, three children and 600 servants.
The most expensive and extravagant house in the world has a private gym, health spa, ballroom, 50-seat movie theater, several swimming pools, and 3 helicopter pads. The house also features small trees in the residence in an elevated garden with high ceilings.
Glitz and glamour: Crystal chandeliers take up most of the ceiling at this ballroom. There is also a stage for entertainers and a kitchen which can serve hundreds of guests
There are countless lounges throughout the building where fine rugs, chandeliers and mirrors feature heavily
Numerous powder rooms and reception areas lead off the lobby which has nine elevators. Each floor uses different materials to give a differing look
Extravagant: Construction work on the property can be seen. The 37,000 sq ft property features three helipads, a swimming pool and a four-storey hanging garden.
The vast building is constructed from glass, steel and tiles and also features a four-storey hanging garden which is designed to keep the interior cooler in summer and warmer in the winter. According to Forbes magazine, Mr Ambani is worth £18billion. He is the richest man in India and the fourth richest in the world.
The interior of the property, on Altamount Road, has been designed by a U.S. firm and has been described as ‘Asian contemporary’.