Bill gates properties

With a net wealth of $81.5 billion, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates is the richest man in America.

It shouldn't be too astonishing that one of the richest people in the sphere also has an insanely excessive home.

It took Gates 7 years & $63 million to build his Medina, Washington lands, called Xanadu 2.0 after the fictitious home of "Citizen Kane"'s Charles Foster Kane.

At 66,000 square feet, the house is completely massive, & it's complete with high-tech details.

1. Its value at minimum $123 million.

Rendering to the King County public inspector's office, the property has price $123.54 million as of this year. Gates bought the lot for $2 million in 1988.

He seemingly pays around $1 million in assets, taxes each year.

2. Half a million board-feet of lumber were desired to whole the project.

The house was built with a 500-year-old Douglas fir trees. 300 building workers labored in the home - 100 of whom were electricians.

3. A high-tech sensor system supports visitors monitor a room's weather and lighting.

When guests reach, they're given a pin that interacts with sensors placed all over the house. Guests enter their fever & lighting preferences so that the settings change as they move through the home. Speakers hidden behind wallpaper, lets music to follow you from room to room.

4. The house uses its normal surroundings to decrease heat loss.

Xanadu 2.0 is an "earth-sheltered" house; sense that it's built into its settings to regulate temperature more professionally.

5. You can change the painting on the walls with just the touch of a key.

$80,000 value of computer screens is set around the house. Anybody can make the screens display their preferred paintings or pictures, which are stored on storing devices, rate $150,000.

6. The pool also has its personal underwater music system.

The 60-foot pool is situated in its own distinct, 3,900-square-foot structure. Persons in the pool could swim underneath a glass wall to come up to a terrace area on the outdoor.

There's also a storeroom with four showers & two baths.

7. There's a trampoline apartment with a 20-foot ceiling.

No word on how huge the trampoline itself is, but we can see it would be a fun another to your standard workout routine.

The exercise services total 2,500 square feet and also comprises a sauna, steam room, & separate men's & women's locker rooms.

8. A massive reception hall could lodge up to 200 guests.

The 2,300-square-foot hall can seat up to 150 persons for a dinner party, or 200 persons standing up at a cocktail occasion. A six-foot-wide limestone fireplace controls one wall, while additional wall has a 22-foot-wide video display.

9. The house has 24 toilets, 10 of which are full bathhouses.

Those bathrooms would certainly be useful if Gates were heaving such a big party. Then, it seems a little over-the-top.

10. There are a total of 6 kitchenettes.

They're set at changed parts of the house so staff can be prepared for any occasion.