Most Expensive Apartment In The World Sold To Greek Billionaire

Most Expensive Apartment In The World Sold To Greek Billionaire

The world’s most expensive apartment located in Monte Carlo was finally sold to U.S.-born Greek billionaire Constantine Alexander-Goulandris.

The six-bedroom penthouse in the pint-size European principality was sold for a record-breaking $312 million.

According to The Financial Times, the property — appropriately named La Belle Epoque — features all you would expect for the price, from a huge wood-paneled library to a spa and gardens, not to mention three en-suite bedrooms, each with a theater, kitchen, dressing room and two bathrooms.

The apartment once belonged to the billionaire banker Edmond Safra, who died in a fire in the place. Nicholas and Christian Candy, London-based real estate developers, bought it from Safra’s widow and embarked on a bit of a makeover, reportedly to the tune of $40 million, and then moved in themselves, ‘London Times’ reports.  As Architectural Digest reports, the Candy Brothers conducted extensive renovations on the penthouse totaling $40 million U.S. dollars before moving in, in 2008.

In addition to Monaco, Alexander-Goulandris reportedly maintains residences in Paris, London, Antibes, New York and Hawaii. He also owns one of the largest yachts in the world, the Dubai-registered, 279-ft. Delma, and jets around on a Boeing 767 and two Gulfstream G550s.