It is fair to say home is where the heart is. Penthouses offer everything from exclusive amenities and lavish architecture to rooftop gardens, pools, and are perfect for those who want to live a lavish lifestyle. Today we’ve put together this list of the top 5 most expensive penthouses.
5. Woolworth Tower Residence, New York – $79 Million
The crown-jewel penthouse atop the famed Woolworth Building is back on the market for $79 million — a far cry from the $110 million it originally asked in 2014. The five-story apartment boasting panoramic New York skyline views and is offered as a fully-unfurnished “white-box” unit.
“The Pinnacle at The Woolworth Tower Residences has been described by some as a ‘castle in the sky’ and by others as the ‘highest mansion in Manhattan,’” says Stan Ponte and Joshua Judge of Sotheby’s International Realty.
4. Ritz-Carlton Penthouse, New York – $118 Million
We’re in New York, to discover the Ritz-Carlton Penthouse – the massive penthouse takes up the top two floors of the Ritz Carlton and has indoor space totaling 15,434 square feet, 2,193 square feet of terrace, sweeping views of the Hudson River, statue of Liberty and downtown.
3. The 432 Park Avenue penthouse – $169 million
On the third spot, we have the 96th floor 432 Park Avenue penthouse was recently listed for a whopping $169 million. The 8,255 square-foot apartment designed by Los Angeles-based Andrew Cohen comes with six bedrooms, seven full baths, a private elevator landing, 75-foot indoor pool, state-of-the-art gym, sauna, screening room, climate-controlled wine cellars and designer furniture from Fendi, Bentley and Hermes. It was first purchased for $87.7 million in 2016, nearly half of what it’s now asking.
2. Penthouse D, One Hyde Park, London – $237 Million
Penthouse D at the One Hyde Park project in London’s upscale Knightsbridge district became the most expensive flat ever sold in Britain when it was purchased by an unknown Eastern European billionaire for a staggering $237 million! The 16,000sq ft penthouse stretches across two floors and has bullet-proof windows, comes with a 21-metre pool, a cinema and even a library. One Hyde Park was designed by Richard Rogers at Rogers, Stirk, Harbour and Partners, and owned by London real estate developers Candy brothers Nick and Christian.
1. Odeon Tower Penthouse, Monaco – $380 Million
The Odeon Tower is the one of the tallest residential buildings in Europe and the first skyscraper built in Monaco since the 80s. Dreamed up by architect Alexander Giraldi in a style inspired by belle epoque design , the responsibility for the apartment interiors has been given to the Alberto Pinto agency, while grounds are being done up by landscape architect Jean Mus. Inaugurated in 2015, the 49-storey Tour Odéon, was put on the market for a reported US$335 million.