Aside from its unique attractions, rich heritage and secure environment, Dubai is best known for its ultra-luxurious lifestyle and with good reason. The emirate of Dubai is home to unique, uber-luxury properties, which are unparalleled in their design, amenities and location. If you’ve ever been curious about how much these extravagant homes cost, Bayut gives you a glimpse into the most expensive houses in Dubai for sale, as per our current listings. So, sit back and take a look at these magnificent villas and apartments for sale in Dubai, which boast staggering price tags and awe-inspiring features!
MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSES IN DUBAI
The priciest residences in Dubai are truly the epitome of luxury and opulence, with stunning interiors, jaw-dropping views and state-of-the-art facilities. Owning these most expensive villas in Dubai will certainly see you rubbing shoulders with the city’s elite and famous!
1. CUSTOM-BUILT MANSION ON PALM JUMEIRAH FOR AED 150 MILLION
It doesn’t get more glamorous than the iconic address of Palm Jumeirah. This palm-tree shaped island is home to some of the city’s most exclusive and one-of-a-kind residences, which also come with a hefty price tag!
If you’re looking for the most expensive villa in Dubai available on the market now, look no further than this mansion on Palm Jumeirah, which is spread across 32,000 sq.ft. and costs an eye-watering AED 150M.
The most expensive house in Dubai for sale listed on Bayut right now, this Signature Villa is located on the fronds of Palm Jumeirah. Situated on Frond H, this exclusive, beachfront property is walking distance from the trendy waterfront destination of The Pointe.
The villa truly earns the title of being one of the most luxurious houses in Dubai, with 10 custom-designed bedrooms, home cinemas, private gymnasium, luxury spa, infinity pool, a private garage, a separate guest house and separate building for the help.
Aside from magnificent views of the Arabian Gulf, those living in one of Dubai’s most expensive residential areas will enjoy being in proximity to world-class resorts and waterparks, while the leisure hubs of Dubai Marina and JBR are a short drive away. Those keen to invest in one of Dubai’s most famous residential developments can find villas in Palm Jumeirah for a much lower starting price of AED 3.95M.
2. AWARD-WINNING MANSION IN EMIRATES HILLS FOR AED 125 MILLION
The lush and evergreen community of Emirates Hills has long been amongst the most expensive residential areas in Dubai. Those in search of Dubai’s swankiest villas will be in awe of this 7-bedroom villa in Emirates Hills, which will cost buyers a whopping AED 125M! Sprawling over a massive area of 38,230 sq.ft, this magnificent property boasts gorgeous views of the golf course and is inspired by the St Regis Hotel.
As one of the most expensive houses in Dubai, this Emirates Hills villa spares no expense when it comes to the jaw-dropping interiors. The mansion features imported materials from across the globe, using marble flooring from Italy and back-lit onyx for the entrance hall. It also enjoys top-of-the-line smart home technology, allowing the homeowners to control the lighting, sound system, security and more with ease. The spacious, golf course-facing bedrooms can be accessed via a home elevator or an impressive double staircase.
This luxurious neighbourhood, built by real estate giant Emaar, falls under the Emirates Living development. Aside from palatial properties, Emirates Hills is also home to beautiful lakes and a lush golf course, with easy access to Dubai’s main arterial highway, Sheikh Zayed Road. For those who want to live in this spectacular neighbourhood but have a lower budget, the prices to invest in Emirates Hills villas start from a modest AED 3.8M, according to Bayut’s current listings.
3. EMIRATES HILLS VILLA WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS FOR AED 98 MILLION
It’s no surprise that our next mention for the most expensive homes in Dubai is also located in the exclusive community of Emirates Hills. This 6-bedroom house in Emirates Hills boasts a sleek and contemporary design, complemented by views of the beautiful golf course fairways.
Embodying luxury in every aspect, this Emirates Hill villa for sale impresses with a sweeping entrance and exquisite landscaping. This golf course-facing property also has airy living and dining spaces, while the spacious bedrooms, which feature large walk-in wardrobes and elegant bathrooms, can be accessed by the floating staircase or home elevator. The beautifully designed backyard, which looks out onto the golf course and lakes, boasts a fire pit, jacuzzi and infinity pool.
In love with this one-of-a-kind property? As one of the most expensive houses in Dubai, this 34,050 sq.ft. villa in Emirates Hills will cost buyers a jaw-dropping price of AED 98M!
MOST EXPENSIVE APARTMENTS IN DUBAI
While Dubai certainly has some ultra-luxurious villas, buyers will also be spoilt for choice when it comes to the most expensive apartments for sale in Dubai. Take a look at some of the city’s most extravagant apartment properties right now that have earned them the title of the most expensive residences.
1. DUPLEX PENTHOUSE AT 118 DOWNTOWN FOR AED 52 MILLION
Bayut’s current listings reveal that the most expensive apartment in Dubai is unsurprisingly located in the happening district of Downtown Dubai. Located along Dubai Fountain Street, The 118 is backed by Signature Developers and is home to only 28 exclusive apartments, including a limited collection of duplex penthouses.
Currently listed at AED 52M, this 6-bedroom duplex penthouse in 118 Downtown offers an unparalleled lifestyle for its owners. One of the most expensive homes in Dubai right now, this penthouse in 118 Downtown boasts plenty of floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious balconies and terraces, with panoramic views of the glittering Downtown Dubai. This one-of-a-kind 11,598 sq.ft penthouse also has 6 spacious bedrooms and its own internal lift, for the ultimate comfort of residents. The separate quarters for the help, including rooms for drivers and maids, will also ensure complete privacy for families.
Home to the world’s tallest tower, mega shopping malls, cultural attractions and trendy dining spots, Downtown Dubai is an excellent address for those who like to be in the middle of the action. Fortunately, there are plenty of stylish residences available in Downtown Dubai for a much lower price than AED 52M! Residents can live in a chic 4-bedroom apartment in Downtown Dubai for a starting sales price of AED 4.25M, according to Bayut’s current listings.
2. BREATHTAKING SIMPLEX IN VOLANTE TOWER IN BUSINESS BAY FOR AED 36 MILLION
The neighbouring commercial district of Business Bay is also popular with discerning buyers, with stylish hotels and elegant residences, with some of them even taking the position of Dubai’s most expensive homes. The Volante Tower, situated along Dubai Canal, is home to the area’s most opulent apartments, available in half-floor or full-floor layouts.
This particular property is spread across the entire floor, with an impressive size of 10,700 sq.ft! Those living in this dreamy apartment can soak in the beautiful views of the canal and skyscrapers from the oversized balconies and terraces, providing a classy space to entertain guests during the good weather. The 5 luxe bedrooms of this Business Bay apartment for sale are generous in size, with floor-to-ceiling windows and ensuite bathrooms.
This apartment in Volante Tower features separate light and wet kitchens, while the master bedroom has its own sitting room and has separate gentleman’s and ladies’ dressing rooms. One of the most expensive homes in Dubai, this one-of-a-kind 5-bedroom apartment in Volante Tower is currently on the market for AED 36M!
Looking at investing in Business Bay and find this gorgeous property just a little out of your budget? The prices to buy 4-bedroom apartments in Business Bay starts from AED 4.5M, as per Bayut’s current listings.
3. 5-BEDROOM APARTMENT IN PALM JUMEIRAH FOR AED 32.5 MILLION
Our final mention for the most expensive houses in Dubai is this bright and airy apartment in Palm Jumeirah, part of the Five Palm Jumeirah Hotel, which was previously known as Viceroy Hotel and Resort Dubai. This beachfront 5-bedroom apartment in Palm Jumeirah will require buyers to shell out a staggering amount of AED 32.5M, but its enviable location, high-quality interiors and expansive views of the Dubai Marina skyline are truly hard to beat.
The owners of this stunning apartment will be able to enjoy relaxed evenings in their private garden, which comes with a luxurious outdoor jacuzzi and private swimming pool. Their fully-equipped, modern kitchen boasts a minimalistic design and the living areas provide plenty of space for families to enjoy. Residents can also enjoy the world-class amenities and service that this five-star resort on the Palm is known for.
There are plenty of other apartments for sale in Palm Jumeirah, for buyers who want a slice of the island’s trendy lifestyle for a lower price. You can live in one of Palm Jumeirah’s stunning 4-bedroom apartments for sale, for a starting price of AED 4.9M.
And those are some of the most beautiful and expensive houses in Dubai right now. You can also take a look at some of Dubai’s most expensive rental properties, which are located in neighbourhoods such as Emirates Hills, Arabian Ranches, Palm Jumeirah and more. As per Bayut’s current listings, the most expensive villas in Dubai for rent is currently on the market for AED 2.2M per year, while the most expensive apartment is available for AED 1.2M!
If you’re debating investing in some of the city’s expensive properties, we recommend reading up on why Dubai is the best place to buy luxury homes. You can also browse some of the luxury apartments in Dubai for sale or take a look at high-end villas in Dubai on Bayut.
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Disclaimer: This list of most expensive properties and the prices mentioned are accurate as of the date of publishing this article, which is 13 February 2020.