Inside Antilia Ambani Home
Forbes indicates the home is by far the world’s most expensive home, and based on the entertainment floors we were privvy to, I can understand why it would be listed as such. Not only is it located in one of the most expensive areas of a very expensive city, it is HUGE.
Photos inside Ambani’s Billion dollar home
Again, this was a (post) Diwali party for senior employees, so we weren’t exactly being entertained in the personal quarters of Antilia. Located on Altamount road, the “home” has 27 floors, 3 helipad, 6 levels of underground parking (we had to park at the nearby race course) and apparently 600 staff members.
Now I wish I had taken more photos, but the point of the evening was socializing (and being in awe). When walking in you’re in an expensive area of Mumbai as it is, but suddenly you come upon this oddly shaped place (see above) that is surrounded by trees to gate the presence of the building’s entry. This is a bit common here as well – so it isn’t necessarily granting much more privacy than the general building here.
When we got onto the grounds we were quickly ushered indoors, where it was like a triple diamond resort hotel. The decor was very modern and with upright seating as well as modern seating near the restrooms (which were individual room stalls).
We were immediately asked to take the next lift (around 8) where the buttons didn’t show which floor we were heading to. The beginning mingling with veg appetizers was taking place on a high level which made you feel as though you were at a back yard party.
Oh we also took a photo with the two championship trophies the Mumbai Indians cricket team won this year. Reliance is a sponsor of the Mumbai Indians.
We cut out a bit early since our kids were home with our maid (who is now eloping and getting married without her parent’s approval. She called out again today so we’re officially lookign for a new maid, since we overall prefer live in anyway… and she’s living 45+ minutes away and the hours she prefers aren’t the most convenient for us. But I’ll miss having someone who is flexible and listens to “my” ways and has some English speaking/writing/reading abilities.
Anyway, back to the Ambani home.
We live in a 27 floor building – a high rise in the suburbs of Mumbai. We live in one 3 bedroom apartment in that 27 floor building… the Mukesh Ambani family has a 27 floor building to themselves called Antilia in south Mumbai. When you’re invited to a party at possibly the world’s most expensive home – you head to it!
With 400,000 sq ft of living space, the place is huge. Each year Reliance Industry’s CEO Mukesh Ambani invites his senior team members to a Diwali party at his most not so humble home. Of course we don’t see the entire home, but the three or so floors we do get to see are grand and give the essence of a triple-diamond resort, complete with fully trained staff.