The privacy of the rich and famous is always evident in their houses homes, and they usually suffer the harassment of their followers. This intimacy is linked to security and, of course, the luxury and comfort that achieve their outstanding mansions equipped with everything necessary to enjoy the benefits of fame and money. Such is the case of computer magnate Bill Gates who created a real luxury bunker in the city of Washington.
Business is undoubtedly the strong point of this wealthy visionary who, for many years was distinguished with the title of the richest man in the world, highlighting the founding of his well-known company “Microsoft.” A heritage that has made it possible for his mansion to be extravagant and full of innovative technology and to be located in the city of Medina, where the richest of the rich in the United States.
The mansion of the famous Bill Gates in Washington, D.C.
The entrepreneur and creator of the “Windows” operating system purchased the villa for a sum that has now doubled. Thanks to countless improvements and remodeling on the property and its exclusive security systems that allow this home to maintain the qualification of a true “bunker”.
He has been a well-known face in Forbes magazine for many years, always standing out as one of the biggest millionaires in the world, and his mansion in King Medina County, Washington, is a representative sample of this. Designed to satisfy the tastes of this businessman and acquired in 1988 with its large plot of 20,800 square meters for a value exceeding 63 million euros.
The impressive residence is called “Xanadu 2.0” it maintains a general design in the form of a cabin and the businessman himself has decided to transform it into a perfect bunker to offer maximum protection to his family environment during these last three decades. It is built on a hill, offering breathtaking views of the city of Seattle on the skyline and a gateway to Lake Washington, with an estimated value of over 110 million euros.
The mansion includes entry using a subway tunnel, taking into full consideration that the construction is partially buried for managing your temperature sustainably Inside, it is possible to get seven bedrooms, a large library, a gym, a cinema room, a garage for two dozen cars, and a swimming pool.
A home in the city of Medina with impressive technology
The temperature of each room can be adjusted to the desired taste. At the same time, both lighting and audio can be configured individually and personally for each room through the implementation of advanced technology and capable of operating remotely. Being wrapped in a natural environment, this house, thanks to the gardens, is perfect to offer an ideal temperature during the hot season and all this automatically, including the irrigation of each plant.
In addition, the property’s interior is full of $80,000 screens that project works of art, all of them perfectly customizable and with an extensive catalog to choose from. This property can be unquestionably classified as a real museum.
An apartment that offers space, entertainment, and health
Bill Gates’ house also offers a great balance of entertainment and exercise with trampolines, a 233-square-meter space to provide you with the best workout options, a steam room, and saunas, locker rooms, showers, and much more.
Its 24 bathrooms and six kitchens strategically distributed throughout the gigantic residence are impressive, and although 10 of these bathrooms are complete, the place only has seven rooms. The swimming pool is located in a separate annex to the house and is equipped with its underwater music system. In contrast, the bathrooms and dressing rooms maintain state-of-the-art technology.