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The magnificent $750 million Villa Leopolda in Villefranche-sur-Mer was built for King Leopold II of Belgium in 1902. The estate is so big that it requires 50 full time gardeners. The grounds cover 20 acres of garden and visitors can stroll amongst 1,200 olive, orange, lemon and cypress trees. In 2008, owner Lily Safra (wife of the deceased Syrian (Lebanon-born) businessman Edmond Safra), a famous Jewish philanthropist, decided to sell it. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov intended to buy it. After making a ten per cent down-payment, he then backed out of the sale after the global credit crunch hit. But a court in Nice later ruled that he had to forfeit the $75 million deposit he put down for the mansion. Prokhorov had signed a sales agreement for the Villa, and French law stipulates that purchasers lose their deposits if they pull out after such an agreement has been executed. But don't feel sorry for the guy, he is still worth a cool $17.85 billion.

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ヴィルフランシュ ・ シュル ・ メールで壮大な $7 億 5000 万ヴィラ レオポルダはベルギー王レオポルド 2 世、1902 年に建てられました。不動産が大きいので、50 のフルタイム庭師が必要であります。敷地内の庭の 20 エーカーをカバーし、訪問者は 1,200 のオリーブ、オレンジ、レモンや糸杉の木々 の中で散歩することができます。2008 年、所有者リリーサフラ (故人、シリア (レバノン生まれる) ビジネスマン エドモンド Safra の妻)、有名なユダヤ人博愛主義者は、それを販売することを決めた。ロシアの億万長者、ミハイル ・ プロホロフがそれを買うつもりです。10% の頭金を作り後、その後から手を引いた販売後、世界的な信用収縮ヒットします。しかし、ニースの後で裁判所は、彼が彼の大邸宅の下に置く $7500 万金を没収します。プロホロフ、ヴィラの販売契約に署名していたし、フランスの法律はそのような契約が実行された後に引き出す場合購入者が預金を失うことを定めています。ドンは ' t 気の毒に、男は、彼はまだ、涼しい $178 億 5000 万の価値があります。

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