Rupert Murdoch’s son bought the most expensive house in California


The estate featured in the credits of The Hillbilly in California was sold for $150 million, a record price for the state and one of the largest deals in the real estate market in the United States. It is reported by Forbes on Sunday, December 15.

The new owner of the estate was businessman Lachlan Murdoch, co-chairman of the media holding News Corp, controlled by his father Rupert Murdoch. Forbes estimates their family fortune at about $19.7 billion. After the purchase, Murdoch Jr. will have to pay a property tax of $1.3 million.

The area of ​​the mansion is about 2300 sq. m. It has 18 bedrooms and 24 bathrooms. In addition, it has a wine cellar that can store up to 12,500 bottles of alcohol. There is also a 23m swimming pool, guest house, tennis court and gardens with fountains.

The estate is located on a plot of land with an area of ​​4 hectares.

It is noted that for the first time the estate was put up for sale in 2017. It was then valued at $350 million.

In June, Forbes ranked the most expensive land holdings in Russia. The leader of the list was the possession of the company “Agrocomplex im. N.I. Tkachev”, created by the father of the former Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev. The area of ​​land owned by the company is 649 thousand hectares, their value is estimated at about 68.5 billion rubles.

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