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Real Estate Porn: Lairs for Real-Life James Bond Villains

Consider these homes the rebellious response to cookie cutter McMansions in Anytown, USA. Their daring, even deviant takes on home design break the mold and toe the line of taste for a look that's equal parts luxury and villain's lair. You wish you lived here.

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Location: Camoflauged cliffside home in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
Price: $15,000,000
Size: 7,000 square feet
Key selling points: This isn't your typical Caribbean beach house. Tucked amid the rocky southeast bluffs of Oil Nut Bay, the roof's earth-covered plates form a paradoxically eye-catching disguise, while natural boulders and rocks create an appropriately cavernous feel, despite its embarrassment of amenities.
Listing: Oil Nut Bay

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Location: Wave-like glass home in Malibu, California
Price: $22,000,000
Size: 3,365 square feet
Key selling points: Architect John Lautner designed this wood and concrete home to resemble waves. We'd also argue it looks like a shark fin, but in any case, this seaside home also comes with 37 feet of coveted Malibu coastline, a grassy yard, a large wooden deck, and a partially-concealed pool.
Listing:
Douglas Elliman

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Location: Glassy penthouse in London, England
Price: $20,667,990
Size: 4,055 square feet
Key selling points: This two-floor penthouse may be high-profile, but biometric-secured access, Lutron lighting (it's the best of the best), concealed plasma screens, and remote control blinds make it the ultimate high-tech hideout.
Listing: Sotheby's

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Location: Mansion in Paradise Valley, Arizona
Price: $30,000,000
Size: 16,370 square feet
Key selling points: This huge desert home is the ultimate millionaire's hideaway: remote location, indoor and outdoor parking for a fleet of luxury cars, and an armored exterior that looks suspiciously like a weapon of mass destruction.
Listing: Russ Lyon

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