Antilia is a private home in South Mumbai. It is owned by Mukesh Ambani, Chairman of Reliance Industries, and includes a staff of 600 to maintain the residence 24/7.
As of November 2014, it is deemed to be the world’s most expensive residential property, after Buckingham Palace, which is designated as a crown property. It is thus the world’s most expensive private residential property, valued at $1 billion. Its unique design make it clearly distinguished in the Mumbai skyline.
It is located on the prestigious Altamount Road, Cumballa Hill. It has around 600 rooms.
More than 600 full time staff members required to maintain it.
Garage is till the Sixth level and can capacitate 168 cars.
The architecture firm Perkins + Will took that mammoth task of accommodating the families every whim and desire in the structure.
80% of the ballroom ceiling is said to be covered with crystal chandeliers.
Most Expensive Home in the World- Mukesh Ambani’s Antilia:
Many of Ambani’s associates have described the house to be the “Taj Mahal of the 21st century”. Antilia is Ambani’s sole residence.
Antilia is worth 1 Billion US Dollars. It is named after the mystical city in Atlantis.
The home has 27 floors with extra-high ceilings – the Indians claim that other buildings of equivalent height may have as many as 60 floors. It was designed to survive an 8-Richter scale earthquake
The lowest levels – all six of them – are parking lots with space enough for 168 cars. Above that, and easily accessible via a lobby with nine elevators, the living quarters begin.
The residence boasts 400,000 square feet, three helicopter pads, underground parking for 160 cars, and requires a staff of 600 to run.