13. Villa Belza
Built by a French knight-cum-businessman as a gift to his wife in the 1800s, this castle-like cliffside residence has lived many lives since, functioning as everything from Russian cabaret to gala venue in the early 20th Century. It has also survived several fires, and countless epic storms.
Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. He'd happily live in any of these, so long as on-demand helicopter service is included.
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