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Minecraft Creator Markus 'Notch' Persson Has THE Dream House

19/12/2014 10:14 GMT | Updated 19/12/2014 11:59 GMT

The programmer who created Minecraft just beat Jay-Z and Beyonce in a bidding war for the most expensive house in Beverly Hills.

Self-described nerd (and billionaire) Markus Persson, aka Notch, just paid $70 million for his ridiculous new pad following a $2.5 billion sale of the game to Microsoft.

The house comes with a 54-foot automated glass door that opens onto an infinity pool above Los Angeles. It has iPad-controlled foundations, eight bedrooms, 15 (!) bathrooms, and 23,000 square feet of space.

It also has an 18-seat cinema, an 18-foot onyx dining table and three 90-inch HD TVs that stream live views from Los Angeles onto the roof. Oddly it also has a replica of James Dean's motorcycle and a Ma Deuce machine gun.

The John Aaroe Group brokerage firm said the deal closed in just six days.

Here's what Notch had to say:

That thing you can see there? That's his candy bar.

Indeed.

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