This is the 66,000 sq ft modern design Pacific Lodge style hillside compound of Bill Gates on 5.5 acres in Medina, Washington known as Xanadu. The house has 8 bedrooms and four building levels. Amenities include a 60’ swimming pool with underwater music system, a 2500 sq ft gym, large library with dome shaped roof, heated floors and driveways, and a 1000 sq ft dining room that seats 24. The roof is stainless steel. There are many hidden cameras. There is an 84-step hike to the ground floor… but you can opt for an elevator ride instead. Swimmers can dive under a glass wall and emerge outdoors by a terrace. There is an underground state-of-the-art theatre in a concrete shell. Guests wear pins that automatically adjust temperature, music and lighting when entering a room, based on the guest’s preferences. Zillow assesses the property at $147.5MM. 2005 Assessed value is $200MM.

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