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Extreme luxury: Our pick of lavish dream homes

If budget wasn't an issue, what would your dream house be like?

In Perth, mining magnate Chris Ellison bought a Mosman Park mansion in Perth for $57.5 million from iron-ore heiress Angela Bennett. The riverfront mansion has three buildings, a private jetty, boathouse, gym, pool, tennis court and cinema.

Recently, Australian property tycoon Harry Stamoulis who spent $24 million for a top-notch land in Melbourne is said to have upgraded the house with a $40 million bill.

In Britain, one of the most expensive houses was a mid-terraced home in Mayfair which had 21 bedrooms and space for four limousines in its garage. But that's nothing compared to the world's most expensive house - the Antilia (above).

The 60-level residence is owned by Mukesh Ambani, and has 600 employees to maintain it. Antilia was reportedly worth $500-700 million at the early stages of its construction however, it is now believed to be worth $1 billion. As of November 2014, it is considered to be the world's second most expensive residential property after Buckingham Palace.

But what is making it so expensive? The majestic mansion has 27 habitable floors, six parking floors for 168 cars, a movie theatre, a health club, pool, gardens, three helipads, a snow room, nine elevators and much more.

There are some amazing homes on sale right now in regions outside of metro areas. Here are our top 10 favourites:

CLICK: Amazing Home in Noosa: This Noosa residence has ensuited bedrooms, an office, media room with double glazed windows, wine storage room with wine cooler, fully integrated surround APPLE TV throughout the lower level, large outdoor entertaining with remote blinds and built in BBQ, its own jetty and a lift. View this property.

 


CLICK: Amazing Home In Mooloolaba: On top of its other bedrooms, this waterfront property has a two-bedroom apartment with kitchen, dining and living areas, bathroom and private patio for that special guest. And let's not forget the 18m wide frontage with pontoon in place to moor your pride and joy. View this property.

 


CLICK: Amazing Home In Mooloolaba: This luxury apartment has a lift that takes you right into the open-plan space. The master suite's circular pod design and floor-to-ceiling glass lets you enjoy the waterfront views uninterrupted. The home also has a fully equipped media room that closes off from the main area of the home but has the ability to open onto the huge outdoor entertaining deck which comes with outdoor kitchen, wine storage and custom-made outdoor furnishings to survive in any climate. Did we mention that it has its own exclusive pontoon? 
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CLICK: Amazing Home in Kingscliff: This ocean-side executive residence has a built-in dry, de-tox sauna, inground salt water pool with glass balustrades and a floodlit, full-size championship tennis court with volley and basketball options. Anyone up for a game? View this property.

 


CLICK: Amazing Home in Coffs Harbour: When the visionary Danish architect Joern Utzon resigned from the Sydney Opera House in 1966, Peter Hall was appointed as design architect to replace him. After the completion of the Opera House in 1973, Peter Hall's first job was to design this home. This outstanding home is in the prestigious Jetty area where you can watch the sun rise over the ocean in the morning and set over the mountains in the evening. It also has seven outdoor spaces. With the resort style pool and cabana, this is a home for the entertainer. View this property.

 


CLICK: Amazing Home in Boambee: This residence has a professional kitchen, large butler's pantry, rain-sensored skylights, a media room with a Bose entertainment system with full surround sound, full security system throughout both residences and infrastructure, zoned music system to pool, outdoor patio, kitchen and main bedroom and guest quarters. View this property.

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