Inside Bill Gates’s $600K/Mo Equestrian Rental

The world's richest man is going equestrian. Bill Gates, who is worth an estimated $59 billion, is reportedly ponying up $600,000 per month for a 7,300-square-foot mansion that includes a full-blown horse training facility. Gates's oldest daughter is a horse jumper and plans to compete in the Winter Equestrian Festival in January.

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BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft and now philanthropist, poses at Pariser Platz square during a brief stop at Brandenburg Gate on April 6, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Gates is in Berlin to meet with German government officials, including Chancellor Angela Merkel and Development Minister Dirk Niebel, to discuss aid for developing countries and promote his one.org charity initiative and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Bill Gates
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The world's richest man is going equestrian. Bill Gates, who is worth an estimated $59 billion, is reportedly ponying up $600,000 per month for a 7,300-square-foot mansion that includes a full-blown horse training facility. Gates's oldest daughter is a horse jumper and plans to compete in the Winter Equestrian Festival in January.
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The luxe digs is located in Wellington, Florida, which is just a hop skip and a jump away from West Palm Beach.
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A look at the lavish outdoor entertainment space where the former Microsoft CEO, his wife Melinda, and their three children will relax when not training at the on-premise equestrian facilities.
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The Gates family is said to have been enamored with the lavish property, in part because it's located in a secure neighborhood with one guarded access road and only a handful of neighbors.
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A view of the Gates' new dining room, which features a vaulted ceiling.
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A look at the high-end kitchen. Gates and the fam are paying an astounding $600,000 per month for the rental, which runs from December through May.
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Take a seat on one of the comfy couches in this home screening room.
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The 7,300-square-foot home features eight bedrooms total.
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This bedroom features a private balcony. Gates's rental is currently owned by Wellington developer George Banks, who has failed to unload the property over the last few years.
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Last year even Madonna considered buying the equestrian dream home. The mansion is currently listed for $12.99 million should Gates and his family fall in love with the property and want to permanently decamp there.
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Now this is what a billionaire's closet looks like!
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A look at the impressive master bathroom, one of six in the spread. Gates and his wife currently spend most of their time at a private home on Lake Washington, which is just a little over 8 miles east of Seattle.
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A view of the sweet wine room that's fit for a king… or a billionaire.
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The temperature controlled wine room is perfectly situated right next to the dining room.
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Gates's oldest daughter is reportedly competing in the world's largest and longest running equestrian competitions that is held for 12 weeks, January through April.
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A view of the first-class equestrian facilities. The home is located within walking distance to the Palm Beach International Equestrian center, the site of the big competition.
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Bruce Springsteen once had a home in Wellington as well for his daughter who was also a horse enthusiast.
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The rental property comes equipped with stables and tack room.
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A view of the swimming pool.
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