Dubai’s most expensive apartment went on sale this week for a cool £32 million ($64.5 million CDN), beating out the city’s previous priciest property by £21.4 million.
Outfitted with eight bedrooms, an infinity pool and a 12-car garage, the luxury penthouse – set to be ready by 2017 – is almost 4,000 square metres with more than 1,500 square metres of balcony space.
If you’re not keen on waiting for two years, here’s what you can buy now for nearly the same price.
Fancy a Parisian getaway overlooking the Eiffel Tower?
This eight-bed, 10-bath, two-storey penthouse in the 16th arrondisement is perched along the Seine and will set you back €45 million ($67 million CDN).
Or why not just buy a castle complete with turrets while you’re at it?
You can have this whopping 75-acre property with a Medieval-style house in Connecticut for $45 million USD ($59 million CDN). It sits along its own small waterfront and has eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.
If you really need to get away from it all, you can purchase a private beach in the Bahamas for the same price.
You’d have access to two private waterfronts and villas for you and your guests stretching across the over 10 acre property.
Closer to home, this chateau-style mansion in Toronto’s Bridle Path is a steal by comparison, at $35 million. It boasts 9 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms with immaculately kept gardens.