With a net worth of $82.2 billion, Microsoft
co-founder Bill Gates is the richest man in
America. , It shouldn’t be too surprising that
one of the wealthiest people in the world
also has an insanely extravagant mansion.
It took Gates seven years and $63million (Rs 4,07,37,37,500) to build
his Medina Washington, estate,
named”Xanadu 2.0″ after the
fictional home of Charles Foster
Kane, the title character of “Citizen
The artwork on walls can be changed
with just the touch.of a button.
Situated around the house are $80,00
(Rs 51,77,600) worth of computer
screens. Anyone can make the screen
display their favorite paintings or
photographs, which are stored
on devices worth $150,000
There’s a trampoline room with a
Mansion also contains The exercise facilities total 2,500
square feet and also include a sauna,
steam room, and separate men’s and
women’s locker rooms.
The house has 24 bathrooms, 10 of which are full baths.
An enormous library houses a manuscript Gates paid more than $30m for.The 2,100-square-foot
library has a dome roof and two secret bookcases, including one that reveals a hidden bar.
The house’s garages can accommodate up to 23 cars. The most interesting one, however, is an underground cave made out of concrete and stainless steel. That garage alone can park 10 cars.Gates has a favorite tree that is monitored electronically 24 hours a day.He reportedly became fond of a 40-year-old maple tree that grew close to the home’s driveway. It’s monitored by computer, and if at any point it becomes too dry, water is automatically pumped into it.
An artiflcial stream is kept stocked with fish. The water is kept stocked with salmon and sea-run cutthroat trout.