Opulent Former Pied-a-Terre in One57 hit the market in 2015 for approximately A$137 Million | Source: Maison Global

Breathtaking Views: The Top Six Most Expensive Penthouses From Around the World

Occupying the top floor of an apartment complex resides the height of luxury, the penthouse. Considered the epitome of leisure living there is some penthouses around the world that will take your breath away. You can expect comprehensive city views, exclusive living spaces and access to the most exquisite facilities. From multi-storey havens in London’s Hyde Park to mega-mansions in the sky of Monaco – the most extravagant penthouses in the world are breathtaking. Here is a glimpse inside some of the most valuable penthouses money can buy.

Tour Odeon Tower Penthouse, Monaco

Price: Reportedly A$456 million

Gracing the top floor of Monaco’s La Tour Odéon skyscraper, the Sky Penthouse is deemed the world’s most expensive penthouse. Designed by architect Alexandre Giraldi, the building itself is one of the tallest in Europe, rising 170 metres.

On the very last 49th-storey of Tour Odéon, is the five-storey penthouse which was reportedly put on the market for A$456 million. Offering 3,300 square metres of exclusive living space, the penthouse has five main bedrooms with three bedrooms for staff. The accessible facilities rival any 5-star resort with a gym, sauna, cinema, library, whisky bar, and billiard room as well as an infinity pool with a water slide.

One Hyde Park, London

Price: A$318 million

Prime real estate in London is some of the most precious in the world, and it doesn’t get more expensive than Knightsbridge – sitting between Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. This is the home of the reported A$2.72 billion project One Hyde Park featuring four diamond-shaped buildings each with its own penthouse. All four penthouses together provide 2787 square metres of exclusive living space.

Penthouse D, one of the top floors of One Hyde Park, became the most expensive flat ever in Britain when it was listed on the market in April for A$318 million. The property, known as the Mandarin Oriental, is 1672 square metres in size boasting five bedrooms, dual dressing rooms in the main suite, marble-lined bathrooms, and a Japanese-inspired kitchen with a 750-bottle wine room.

A few of the other highlights residents have access to include a wine cellar, golf simulator, private cinema, spa with swimming pool, sauna and steam room, a squash court and gym.

One57 Penthouse, New York

Price: Approx. A$137 million

It’s no secret that the opulence of Manhattans skyscrapers is world-class. Above New York’s famous Central Park lives one of the world’s most expensive penthouses, the One57 Penthouse. On top of the 90-storey One57 tower in the heart of the city, the most expensive apartment ever sold in NYC at the time sold for A$137 million in 2015.

Located on the 89th and 90th floors of the 1,004-foot-tall residence, the penthouse has 1022 square metres of living space spread across six bedrooms, a steam room, a library, and an indoor movie theatre. While there is access to the Park Hyatt hotel amenities, One57 penthouses residents can also use a private 1858 square metre amenities floor with a pool, gym, library, and theatre.

One Sydney Harbour, Sydney

Price: A$140 million

Claiming the title of Australia’s most expensive property in 2021 is the premier penthouse atop One Sydney Harbour selling for around A$140 million. The luxury three-tower Lendlease development is designed by award-winning architect Renzo Piano and the record-breaking penthouse covers the top three floors. Featuring nine bedrooms across 1600 square metres of living space the luxury penthouse features a private rooftop pool, spa and gym, with the main bedroom bigger than many homes. The jewel in the crown is the stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House as well as out to the Blue Mountains.

OPUS, Hong Kong

Price: A$90 million

Living on top of the building designed by renowned Canadian-American architect Frank Gehry is one of the world’s most expensive penthouses called the Presidential Unit.

The penthouse on the final floor of the 12-storey high Opus sold for almost A$90 million in 2015 making it the most expensive apartment in Asia. Sitting right in the middle of Hong Kong in the exclusive ‘The Peak’ neighbourhood the 505 square metre penthouse has its own 140 square metre rooftop with a Jacuzzi. Residents are also treated to a study, powder room, two parking spaces and four en-suite bathrooms as well as electric car charging systems.

Standing above the city, the luxury penthouse has sweeping views of bustling Hong Kong below and its stunning natural surroundings.

Wallich Residence, Singapore

Price: A$62.5 million

Sitting on top of the tallest tower in Singapore, the Guoco Tower, the Wallich Residence starts on the 39th-floor finishing on the 64th floor. It features a collection of 181 luxury residences, including four penthouses and one exclusive super penthouse with panoramic views of Marina Bay and Sentosa.

The top three floors are reserved for the spectacular penthouse that spreads 1961 square metres across the sky. Inside you’ll find five bedrooms a private swimming pool and deck, a jacuzzi, a private entertainment area, a bar, a 600-bottle wine cellar and a private lift from the basement car parking straight into the apartment.

There’s also a beautiful en-suite bathroom attached to every bedroom as well as built-in closets. The resident of the penthouse is also privy to dedicated butler and concierge services. The expensive penthouse reportedly sold for A$62.5 million in 2020.

For more inspiration on luxury listings, you will enjoy our coverage of The Pinnacle of World-Class Penthouse Living in Stunning South Perth, Riverside Bliss in Hamilton and In A Class of Its Own On The Bicton Riverfront.

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