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Five of the world’s most expensive properties that are available to buy right now

Mandalay House, Australia

We take a look at five of the world’s most expensive and luxurious properties that are currently on the market.

Mandalay House, Australia – £8,850,000

Mandalay House took three and a half years to build
Mandalay House took three and a half years to build

The combination of attractive investment value and lifestyle value has made Australia one of the most popular countries for residence for UNHW (ultra-high net worth) individuals. Australia offers exceptional real estate offerings ranging from in city living to spectacular ranch, waterfront and rural properties. The Gold Coast is one of the world’s hottest property markets and the jewel in its crown has to be Mandalay House.

The beautiful Mediterranean style resort architecture, charming ocean views, horizon pool and private helipad only enhance what this luxurious property has to offer.

Mandalay House took three and a half years to build. Nothing was overlooked during the construction period, with high quality artisans and materials sourced from overseas and Australia. The owners have travelled extensively and drew direct inspiration from homes in Nice and Monte Carlo.

The property is entered via a magnificent hall with a spiral staircase and windows overlooking the bay. The ground floor also contains the gallery, living rooms, dining, kitchen, studio office and pool access. On the upper level there are seven bedrooms, 6 of which are king size with en-suite bathrooms. The lower level includes a climate controlled cellar with dining for 12, cinema, gymnasium, garage, staff quarters and utility room.

Highlights of the property include the 144 square meter bedroom with private sitting area and 52 square meter dressing room. A generous shared balcony run the length of the building ensuring that you can make the most of the magical ocean views.


Villa Bonita, Barbados – £8,900,000

Villa Bonita is a newly constructed six bedroom villa on Prospect Bay, St. James
Villa Bonita is a newly constructed six bedroom villa on Prospect Bay, St. James

Villa Bonita is a newly constructed six bedroom villa on Prospect Bay, St. James. The villa has been designed with the highest quality Italian fixtures and fittings, and features white marble throughout. The proximity to the water is unique for Barbados.

Four of the six bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, each designed by the Italian company Milldue with fittings by Treemme Siena Italy. The master bedroom also has its own private balcony and two walk in closets. The two bedrooms on the ground floor share a bathroom, also featuring finishing by Milldue with Treeme Siena Italy.

The TMI Italia kitchen overlooks the private courtyard and salt water pool. The living and dining rooms have uninterrupted sea views and lead on to a spacious patio which is ideal for entertaining. A private staircase leads from the patio directly to the white sand beach below. This staircase also leads to a lower level, comprising, 1,700 square feet with a private cinema and gym.


Monport, Mallorca – €9, 600, 000

Monport is a luxury newly built villa with independent annexe for guests, garage for up to three cars, lift and several terraces providing fantastic views of the sea and Port Andraxt
Monport is a luxury newly built villa with independent annexe for guests, garage for up to three cars, lift and several terraces providing fantastic views of the sea and Port Andraxt

Monport is a luxury newly built villa with independent annexe for guests, garage for up to three cars, lift and several terraces providing fantastic views of the sea and Port Andraxt.

Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in the prestigious residential area of Monport, this property borders on to a green area. Recently completed, it comes with a guarantee 10 years. An ample driveway surrounded by walls of dry stone leads the owner conveniently and safe to the spacious garage. This level also comprises a gym and spa area, a wine cellar, a utility room and storage room. The lift and the ample staircase lead down to the ground floor offering a spacious living area with fireplace, dining area, kitchen, a bath and the large terrace, situated on the same floor and providing gorgeous views of the harbour of Andraxt and the open sea.

The first floor accommodates the master suite with study and two dressing rooms, another two guest bedrooms and a further suite in the tower. All bedrooms feature an own en suite bathroom. Moreover, the pool terrace leads to the guest annee comprising a living-/dining area downstairs, and two en suite bedrooms on the first floor. The property is ready for occupancy and boasts excellent quality with high class materials.


Le Reve, Dubai – £13, 123, 563

Le Reve is the 45th full floor penthouse in what is considered to be Dubai’s most prestigious address
Le Reve is the 45th full floor penthouse in what is considered to be Dubai’s most prestigious address

Le Reve is the 45th full floor penthouse in what is considered to be Dubai’s most prestigious address. This architectural work of boasts 13,400 square feet of interior space and over 800 square feet of sky terrace. It possesses vistas of Dubai Marina, and steals stunning panoramic sea views of the seven star Burj Al Arab, eighth wonder the Palm Jumeirah, as well as the upcoming Dubai Eye.

An innovative Bulthaup eat-in kitchen brilliantly equipped with integrated Miele and Sub Zero appliances with a separate entrance connecting the formal dining room provides ease and efficiency for the simple breakfast, an intimate dinner, or large scale entertaining.

Beyond the breathtaking sun soaked entertaining areas, through the elegant home theatre room, you will eventually arrive to the 45th’s colossal master bedroom. With southwestern views of the marina, your suite includes a powder room, lounging area, generous dressing with fashionable clothing storage solutions, and even a concealed walk in vault as though pulled out of a Hollywood film.

The master bathroom has everything you need to feel renewed and refreshed with an oversized rainforest shower, separate water closet, white marble steam room, and whirlpool with massaging jets. It might just offer the most sensuous bathing experience in all Dubai!


Art Tuscan, Israel – £3,863,000

Art Tuscan
Art Tuscan is a modern villa located in the luxury neighbourhood of Tel Aviv

Art Tuscan is a modern villa located in the luxury neighbourhood of Tel Aviv. It expenses over 500 square meters of unmatched luxury and extraordinary Tuscan Modern design. The spacious open floor plan features 5 master rooms, living room with wood fireplace, library room with additional gas fireplace, home theatre/screening room and a gym. The open flow of this magnificent estate is showcased with a state of the art centre island kitchen opening to a sizable deck terrace perfect for entertaining.


All of the luxury properties above are available to purchase at sothebysrealty.co.uk.