Shopping for property can be a lot of fun especially if you have an unlimited budget. When it comes to luxury property the architecture, features and amenities can be truly incredible and ensure that the occupants of these developments enjoy the best possible living experience.

Whether it’s the luxurious finishes you’re after, the breathtaking views or simply the prestigious address, luxury living offers all of these. We take a look at the most expensive apartments in the world to see what exactly makes them more luxurious than any of the incredible luxury property for sale in Pimlico.

World’s Most Expensive Apartments at time warner center New York

Time Warner Center

• 78th Floor Penthouse Time Warner Centre, New York City

When the penthouse of Manhattan’s Time Warner Centre sold for $37.5million in 2008 (despite its listing at $65million), it made records as Manhattan’s biggest apartment sale.

The master bedroom alone feature his and hers dressing rooms and separate bathrooms, an office and a personal gym, as well as an additional four bedrooms.

The dining room boasts arresting views of the Hudson River, while the red lacquered library-cum-office ensures attention is kept to the interior.

The living room is an incredible 41 feet in length and has floor to ceiling windows, there is a screening room, and the fully fitted kitchen also boasts a pantry and full laundry area.


Conduit Road

• 66th Floor 39 Conduit Road, Hong Kong

Since gaining independence from being a British colony, Asia has continued to be one of the most expensive cities in the world.

Here not only is the standard of living so much higher than many other areas of the world, but the limited space means that buildings must be constructed upwards and not outwards.

This has resulted in some apartments having the most spectacular views, and the most spectacular price tags. This apartment is valued at $56million or $9993 per square foot real estate.

While little is known about the apartment – realtors cannot even agree on the size – the building facilities include a ballroom, spa, and fitness centre as well as an outdoor swimming pool.


One Hyde Park Penthouse

• One Hyde Park Penthouse, London

Amongst the luxury property for sale in St Johns Wood, West End and Mayfair you will find One Hyde Park in Kensington.

This luxury penthouse is the most expensive apartment in London, having sold recently for an astounding £140 million pounds.

Renowned for its luxury features including views across central London, a private wine tasting room, a panic room, 24 hour room service from the neighbouring Mandarin Oriental Hotel, and just about everything else you could ever possibly want or need from a luxury property.

Daver Tucker  the author of “The world’s most expensive apartments” is a lifestyle writer with an interest in luxury property and luxurious lifestyles.