The Houses That Entrepreneurship Built

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Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin

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Today, the island functions as a resort to tourists, featuring a spa, golf, personal chef, and even a catamaran with four cabins. The 10-bedroom mansion Branson built atop a hill overlooking the ocean features exotic finishes, like Brazilian hardwoods and bamboo furniture. While Branson doesn't actually live on the island anymore, the mansion can accommodate about 28 people, and rents out for about $53,000 per day for a group that size.