Most Beautiful Palaces in Russia
How much floor space will make you happy? Will 300, 1 500 or maybe 6 000 square feet do the trick? In Moscow, the legal minimum floor space per person is 60 sqft, but, in reality, many Muscovites crave much more space than that, especially when it comes to their suburban homes.
We have compiled a list of the top-5 biggest Russian palaces that are currently for sale. Their grandeur and splendor are mesmerizing. Their price tag, however, quickly brings one back down to Earth. So, let’s dive in.
The palace located in Zhukovka village of the Moscow Oblast opens our vanity fair today. This residence has a total floor area of 11 483 sqft (3 500 m²) and boasts its own spa complex complete with a sauna, hammam, massage room and 24 yard (22 meter) swimming pool. You can own all this is for 29.4 million USD.
If you’ve been on the hunt for castles for sale in Russia, you’re sure to like our next exhibit. This residence has a similar floor area as the previous one – 13 123 sqft (4 000 m²) – but is decidedly more expensive at 80 million USD. Located in Kalchuga village 6.8 mi (11 km) from MKAD along the Rublyovo-Uspenskoye shosse, it is styled like a real-life medieval castle with turrets, gateways and other attributes. The surrounding territory contains several private lakes and an extensive promenade area.
The next palace up for sale has a whopping 18 044 sqft (5 500 m²) floor area and is situated in the Uspensky Les gated community 13 mi (21 km) from MKAD along the Rublyovo-Uspenskoye shosse. The owner of this residence has put on it a price tag of 60 million USD. It is designed in the hi-tech style, complete with panoramic glazing and neon accent lighting.
Next, let’s have a look at a true Russian estate consisting of several buildings with a total floor area of 19 685 sqft (6 000 m²). The estate sits on a land plot of 13 acres (5.3 hectares). Its buildings include a main palace with a floor area of 11 483 sqft (3 500 m²), a guest cottage with a floor area of 3 937 sqft (1 200 m²) and a spa center with a floor area of 2 624 sqft (800 m²). The territory of the estate includes two artificial lakes, a garden and a helicopter landing pad. This dream property is worth 25 million USD.
Our final exhibit is an Art Deco country estate located in the renowned Nikolina Gora settlement. The total floor area of this palace is 5 905 sqft (1 800 m²). On the palace’s roof there is a veranda with a lawn. The first floor contains a large swimming pool with resistance jets, as well as a spa zone with a bar and some rooms for staff. On the second floor there is a pantry, a walk-in wardrobe, a study, a living room with a fireplace, a dining room, a kitchen, a bedroom and a lounge. On the third floor there are four bedrooms with walk-in wardrobes and a study. There is a 10-car underground parking lot under the house itself. The surrounding land plot is landscaped and has a pond, a cascading waterfall, a large summer veranda with a fireplace and kitchen, and a promenade zone. The estate is being sold for 20 million USD.