Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-
Bill Gates' House
1835 73rd Ave NE, Medina, Washington, USA
Size (land area):
224,334 sq ft (20.841 sq meter)
48.160 sq ft (4.474 sq meter)
James Curtler Architects, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Annual Property Tax:
20 person cinema, 60 ft swimming pool, trampoline room, 475 ft waterfront, staff accommodations, library, chef's kitchen
William Henry Gates III
Bill Gates Net Worth:
US$ 110 billion
October 28, 1955
Jennifer Katharine Gates, Phoebe Adele Gates, Rory John Gates
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It took seven years and US$ 66.5 million to build his home. Its value is now US$ 131 million. Gates is the richest man in the world, with a net worth of US$ 107 billion.
Some Amazing Facts
Many people ask the question: Where does Bill Gates live? And how much money does he have? He lives with his wife Melinda in a large house in Seattle Washington. The address is 1835 73rd Ave NE, Medina. Bill Gates mansion is an earth-
According to the county’s 2019 tax records, the house has a value of USD 131 million. The annual tax bill (property tax) for the house is US$ 1.04 million.
The house is legally owned by a company named Watermark Estate Management Services LLC. This company holds more personal assets of Gates. Tour Gates home with photos and videos.
Construction started: 1988.
Construction Finished: 1994.
Construction costs: US$ 66.5 million (source: tax records)..
The Value (2019) : US$ 131.239.000 million (source: tax records).
Architects: James Curtler Architects + Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.
Architectural style: Pacific lodge.
Land area: 224,334 sq ft (20.841 sq meter).
Above ground living area (AGLA): 48.160 sq ft (4.474 sq meter).
There are 7 Bedrooms
There are 24 bathrooms/toilets
The house has a garage for 23 cars.
The house has a 20 person cinema.
The entrance to the house is through a private tunnel.
There is a 60 ft swimming pool, with an underwater sound system
The gym has a Trampoline-
The house has full home automation.
There is 475 ft of Lake Washington waterfront.
The house has excellent views of Lake Washington and the Seattle Skyline.
The library houses the Codex Leicester manuscript by Leonardo DaVinci
The house is referred to as Xanadu 2.0. Xanadu is the fictional estate of Charles Foster Kane. He is the title character of the film Citizen Kane (1941). The estate derives its name from the ancient city of Xanadu. Xanadu is known for its splendor.
The house is known for its technology. The house features home automation with a central computer. The computer is adjusting lighting, temperature and music when a guest enters a room.
With a net worth of US$ 110 billion, he can easily afford such house.
The house is graded as an Exceptional Property. Lake Washington is a large freshwater lake near the city of Seattle. It is the second-
According to BusinessInsider, the house has computer screens throughout the house. The screens are displaying art or photos. The reception hall can accommodate up to 200 guests.
The house’ annual tax bill:
The house’s garages can accommodate 23 cars. You can find some (interior) photos and engineering details of the 1,900 square-
The house’ library is very large. It houses the Codex Leicester. It is a Manuscript written by Leonardo DaVinci. The Codex has a value of more than US$ 30 million. The library has a Great Gatsby quote inscribed on the ceiling. "He had come a long way to this blue lawn. And his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it."
Guests arrive through a private tunnel. The tunnel was built in 2006 under Highway 106. To give easy access to the house. The US$ 2 million tunnel was paid for by Watermark Estate Services.
In 2013 Gates acquired a US$ 8.7 million Wellington, Florida mansion. The house has extensive equestrian facilities. Such as a showjumping area and a 20 stall barn.
The Gates family uses the house when their daughter Jennifer Katharine Gates is training. For her successful showjumping career. Gates also owns the Evergates Stables.
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