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The most expensive mansion in Silicon Valley has to be on any Billionaires Christmas wish list! In fact, Silicon Valley and New York remain two of the most expensive places to buy a property in America. Scroll through the pictures above to see what you are missing out on…

1550 Portola Road in Woodside, California, is located up the road from Facebook and Google and is being marketed for $48 million, an increase of almost 700% since it last in 2008. This generously proportioned home was built around 1915 and sits on seven acres with a private lake and horse stables.

Who Will Buy This Mansion?

One immediately imagines that potential purchasers might be tech moguls from Facebook, Apple and Google, because of the convenient location. In fact, Steve Jobs, Larry Ellison, and SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son, have lived in this area over the years. but there is another breed of cyber-billionaire that is joining the buyers for this kind of property.

Early investors in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are now reaping extraordinary returns, that are affording them an enormously enviable lifestyle. I have already mentioned Mr Bitcoin who travels the world for free, but it is not to late to reap these benefits. Seeing as Bitcoin seems to be on a roll, with a current price of around $15,000 and predictions of Bitcoin being worth $100,000 – $2 million over the next 5-10 years, it might be just the time to jump on this bandwagon. It is worth noting that investing in cryptocurrencies remains a gamble but you can start small and if you simply invest coffee money, you have little to lose. One the most educated articles I have read trying to make sense of Bitcoin can be found on Moneyweek.

If you do decide to buy Bitcoin, make sure you set it up using a coinbase referral link like mine. Once you buy or sell $100 USD (£76) of digital currency or more, you will get $10 USD (£7) of free Bitcoin (as will your referrer, which on the link above would be me). To the moon…

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