Xanadu 2.0 presents itself as Bill Gate’s extraordinary, luxurious and eco-friendly home. This technology-oriented and isolated mansion, is located in Medina, Washington. Most Expensive Homes shows you some of its particular elements that make this house come alive and so absolutely inspiring.
Baptized by Bill Gates as Xanadu 2.0 has particular features that make this mansion so special and different from the others that exist around the world. The proof insists in the “earth-sheltered house” concept, where it is important to mention the match of technology and ecology. Its purpose is to use natural surroundings as walls for temperature and to reduce heat loss.
Specially designed and adjusted to the owner of Microsoft, the mansion took seven years to built and had a production cost of 60 million. The dining room that is presented in the Xanadu 2.0 is 1,000 square feet, and also a 2,300 square-foot reception hall, that gives the possibility to host many events and parties. The guests can also interact with the house, focusing on their preferences. The temperature, music and lighting can change in the house, and every room has its own touchpad to control all those elements.
A project by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Xanadu 2.0 contains the unbelievable number of 24 bathrooms, including 10 baths, a spectacular 2,500-square-foot gym, a trampoline room with a 20-foot ceiling, which completes the gym that was built.
The 125 million estimated estate, has a swimming pool is a massive 60 feet by 17 feet, including an underwater music system. There’s also a glass wall that divides the indoor pool from outdoor, which means it’s possible to swim between the two swimming pools.
Besides those incredible details, it also contains a 1,500-square-foot theater and a 2,100-square-foot library, with a quote from The Great Gatsby, engraved 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”.
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