Ever wonder how Bill Gates house looks like? We will take you on a tour of 2 of his mansions. The first one is a $150 Million mansion overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Washington.
One of the top richest men in the world, Bill Gates resides in an urban-modern house, known as Xanadu 2.0, which is built in a pacific lodge style. It has a large water front area which is approximately 500 feet and is spread over an area of over 66,000 square feet. It is a earth sheltered-home which is carved into a hill that overlooks Lake Washington. The house comes with seven bedrooms, 24 bathrooms which include 10 full bath tubs, and six kitchens with an equal number of fire places.
Known for its cutting edge technology, the house has hundreds of microcomputers installed in various places which make day to day tasks easier. Portable touch pads control everything from the lights of the entire house to temperature and electronic devices.
The lights brighten or dim automatically to fit the ocassion or match the person's taste. Guests in the house are given a special pin to wear upon entrance which connects them to the entire electronic services of the house, which automatcally adapts to their specific taste.
More than seven varities of stone along with a numerable amount of wood and stone have been used for the interior of the house. A large private library with dome shaped roof and oculus is present in the house.
It also features an olympic sized private swimming pool with the facility of underwater music system. Other than that ,a sauna, steam room and trampoline are also present in the health centre of the house. For entertainment purposes, a 20-seat mini theatre is built which adds to the opulence of the home.
In terms of technology this luxurious house easily outclasses any other competitor, of its kind, by miles. Other than that, Gates shares his prestigious Medina waterfront with the popular founder and boss of Amazon Jeff Bezos.
Bill Gates who is not known to be an investor in real estates have recently bought a $8.7 Million Florida mansion. Rumors have it that Gates bought the house to help his daughter compete on showjumping circuit. What a great dad!
The four-acre luxury property that is situated near Lake Wellington has a swimming pool, four bedrooms and luxurious finishes. It also has a new 20-stall barn, schooling area for horses and paddocks.
This house is not as big as the one in Medina, but I think many of us won't complain if our dad gave us one nice mansion like this!