The Extraordinary Patino Palace in Portugal Just Listed for $27.3M

Although Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ditched the royal palace in England, why not have one of your own in Cascais, Portugal? Without the titles and the spotlight. Priced at €23 million, or approximately $27.3 million, Patino Palace holds exquisite architecture and colorful tiles. And surprisingly, it was only built in 1957.

Tin baron Antenor Patiño, a Bolivian billionaire, created the palace to be his holiday home—a result of his passion for Portugal. Patino’s masterpiece was purposefully placed at the highest point in the area, allowing for spectacular ocean views.

Inspired by 18th-century Portuguese architecture, the 36,059-square-foot structure seems plucked from a period drama. Discover wooden ceilings, walls decorated with frescoes and tiles from the 17th and 18th centuries, and intricate gardens ideal for strolling. The sumptuous Joanina-inspired library is embellished from floor to ceiling, clearly favoring maximalism.

With 14 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms, there is plenty of room for overnight guests. Amenities include, but are not limited to a spa with sauna, a steam room, a massage room, a bowling pavilion, a romantic tea room, and a cinema room with the original projectors from the 60s. Oh, and as seems standard for a $28 million holiday home, a pool.

Naturally, the massive palace has hosted important events with some of the most elite people of the European high society. Specifically, the “Party of the Parties” took place here in the 1960s.

For those of immense wealth who are seeking some royal flair, this palace is a rare chance. Macarena Osorno of Portugal Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing.