Inside, India’s Serum Billionaire, Adar Poonawalla’s Houses

Adar and Natasha Poonawalla have always been in the spotlight due to their appearance in renowned magazines and award functions. The Poonawalla family is one of the wealthiest families in India. We all know that a great bank balance and a massive cash flow come with a lavish lifestyle. It’s evident that for the elite, their houses tend to be status symbols. Likewise, the properties owned by Adar Poonawalla are one of a kind. Let’s take a closer look at the unparalleled Adar Poonawalla house and other properties owned by India’s serum billionaire.

Adar Abad Poonawalla Pune House

As the Poonawalla family belong to the 1% club of India, they are one of the wealthiest families in India. The Poonawalla’s house in Pune is the family’s primary residence. The aristocratic structure is situated in the middle of the land that is spread across  23 acres. The interiors of  Adar Abad house have been completely designed with European panache. The grandiose mansion has Italian marble on the floors, a spiral staircase, Ming vases and various paintings by several renowned painters, including  Renoir, AJ Munnings, Vincent Van Gogh and Marc Chagall.

Adar Poonawalla house features a Formula 1 car, a Boeing 737 flight, a private theatre, a fighter jet simulator and a fleet of exotic cars. Mr Poonawalla’s garage houses several other luxury cars, including the Italian  Bull (Lamborghini), Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, and Hummer EV. The exact number of cars owned by Adar is still unknown. However, one of the coolest cars in his collection is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, a replica of Batmobile. 

Lincoln House of South Mumbai

Adar Poonawala bought Lincoln house, a beachside residence in Mumbai, for a whopping INR 750 crore in 2015. It was one of the largest real estate deals of its time. The majestic structure once belonged to the Maharaja of Wankaner. Later, the US government used the property as the Consulate House. Currently, Lincoln House is the Mumbai residence of the family. The property, which people call a house, is an aristocratic mansion with a historical footprint. However, the interior details and designs have never been flashed. Properties like Lincoln House may be found everywhere in London, but there is only a handful of them in India. 

Poonawalla’s Stud Farm 

The stud farm is one of the lucrative properties owned by Adar Poonawalla and is located 24 km away from the Queen of Deccan, Pune. The farm serves as the weekend home of the Poonwala family. The stud farm is also known as Villoo’s Greenfield Farms. The magnificent farm is spread over an area of about 247 hectares. Initially, the Stud Farm was owned by the Mahindra family. Later on, the property was bought by the Poonawala family.  Villo Poonawalla, the late wife of Cyrus Poonawalla, renovated the farm in the year 2009.

Just a couple of years later, Natasha revamped the farm by giving the work to Mumbai-based celebrity interior designer Sussanne Khan, who gave the stud farm an all-new look while conserving its historical essence. Villo Poonawalla features several lush green gardens, a swimming pool, modern stables and a ceiling-to-floor library. The interior of the property has a monochromatic finish with a wooden accent. The stud farms also feature a contemporary treehouse with glassworks.

Interior and Exteriors of  Poonawalla’s Stud Farm

The interiors of the Farm blend perfectly with the astonishing green landscape. Sussane Khan gave the property a tasteful and a grand update. The interiors of Poonawalla’s home exhibit various artefacts, paintings and so on, while the exteriors have several courtyards and lush green lawns. Along with these features, let’s see what the stud farm has to offer:

Equestrian Motifs 

When it comes to interiors, Adar Poonawalla’s house features equestrian motifs and handmade saddles that are spread all across the home. The sporting art models, vintage aircraft models and racing memorabilia enhance the overall look and give the impression of the aristocracy. 

Hosting Royal Families

With a totally refurbished and restored function, the structure has large windows and doors, allowing ample light to enter the property. The house is designed in such a way that it can host parties hassle-free. Additionally, among some of the most famous personalities, the Duchess of Cornwall was also a guest at this house during the official visit of Prince Charles to India.

A 15 Feet Conservatory 

Rajiv A Palshikar, one of the architects bought by celebrity designer Sussanne Khan, built a conservatory outside the house in a record-breaking time. The glass-built conservatory is the centre of the attraction at the property. The conservatory features an art deco chandelier just below the glass ceiling, making it a perfect spot for entertainment.

Sense of the Old Days

 Poonawalla’s farmhouse has a sensitive relationship with the environment. The contemporary art consists of many photographs of the Poonawalla’s favourite thoroughbreds. All of the earlier antiquities and new ones are kept together as interior decor, giving the property an avant-garde look while also retaining the masterpieces of the golden old days of the Poonawalla family.

Net Worth of India’s Serum Billionaire

India’s serum billionaire Adar Poonawalla has been globally recognised for his sheer scale of operations with numerous companies for vaccine manufacturing. Novavax, AstraZeneca and the Russian Direct investment were some of the reputed organisations working with the Poonawallas. As we mentioned earlier, Adar Poonawalla belongs to the 1% club, making him one of the top 10 richest persons in India. His net worth has doubled since April 2020, from USD 8.2 billion to USD 16.3 billion.

Summing Up

Adar Poonawalla is one of the wealthiest people in India, with a taste like no other. Thanks to his colossal bank balance, he owns several awe-inspiring structures in India and abroad with his colossal bank balance. Adar Poonawalla house hosts sundry personalities and parties. The interior and exteriors portray a historical trait along with contemporary art. The 19 feet conservatory is the centre of the attraction in one of the properties of the Poonawalla family. India’s vaccine billionaire has an immense love for cars. His garage includes more than twenty exotic cars. Even his son drives a Batmobile.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where does Adar Poonawalla live?

Adar Poonawalla has multiple real estate properties which he uses as his residence. His primary residence is his Pune house named Adar Abad Poonawalla House. In South Mumbai, he owns a mansion for which the Poonawalla family paid INR 750 Crore, making it the biggest property purchase of that time. Along with these properties, his Stud farmhouse, which is about 24 km away from Pune, serves as the family’s weekend home.

Who is Adar Poonawalla's wife?

Natasha Poonawalla is the wife of Adar Poonawalla who is an Indian businesswoman. Natasha is the chairperson of the Villo foundation, and also the executive director of the world recognised Serum Institute of India.

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