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Some of the world's priciest real estate floats on open waters

The residences start at 290 square feet and run up to about 3,500 square feet, with prices ranging from $1.8 million to $15 million

Natalie Obiko Pearson | Bloomberg 

It’s among the world’s most-expensive real estate per square foot, where the oceanfront views never tire, and where the price of entry buys access to the otherwise inaccessible—165 apartments aboard The World, a condo cruise ship. Its intensely private residents spend a third of the year, on average, gliding to the planet’s farthest reaches: Antarctica, Pacific atolls that haven’t seen a ship in two decades, and Ascension, a volcanic outcropping halfway between Africa and Brazil. It took Trevor Rowe, chairman of Rothschild Australia, fewer than 72 hours ...

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First Published: Sun, December 10 2017. 01:30 IST