What luxury houses look like in different cities around the world?

Posted by Cynthia Madison on January 24th, 2019

Let’s say you have million to buy a luxury house, but you are not decided where to move. You are ready to establish your residence anywhere around the world, but you do not know what city is the right destination for you. You will be surprised to find out, that the houses listed for sale at the same price have different features. For example, with million you can buy an ultra-modern house near Tokyo, a charming condo in the heart of Paris, or an apartment in Monaco. The location is one of the most important factors that influence the price of a house for sale. It is worldwide known that the properties in Monaco and New York City are some of the most expensive ones. Therefore, you will have to decide if the square footage is an important feature for you, or you prefer to buy a house that comes with the advantage of being located in the heart of a top city. If you cannot decide, here are some examples of luxury houses around the world. They have the same average price, but they are quite different in terms of features.

A house in Monaco

The house we will discuss about has a square footage of 2,853, 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms and 1 partial bath. It offers the owners views to the water; it has two parking spaces and a wine cellar. Do you want to know more? The property is located in a modern residence that also includes concierge services. It is placed close to the Underground Train Station and to the districts of Condamine and Port. It was recently renovated with luxurious materials and it is located on the fourth floor of the building. It was constructed on an open plan and there were used only light colours to decorate it. The living room is 45 sqm, and it offers views over the sea, Port, and the city. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances. The master bedroom includes a bathroom, a dressing room and a loggia.

A house in Greenwich, Connecticut

This house has a square footage of 11,930 and the lot size is around 13.07 acres. It comes with 7 bedrooms, 9 full baths and 2 partial baths. Some of its amenities are a separate carriage house, a gym an indoor pool, and 6 fireplaces. The house has leaded glass windows and doors, and bluestone floors. The doors open to a terrace that offers access to the 13 acres court. The kitchen includes Traulson, Miele and Garland appliances, suitable to be used by a chef. The first floor includes a formal living room, and a mahogany library. The gym and 60 ft. long indoor pool are located in a secluded wing.

A house in London

This property has a square footage of 4,907 and it includes 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths. It also comes with a wine cellar, a steam room, and a home theatre. Many of the London homes for sale have their own wine cellar. The property is located in a remote and secluded area in London. This house covers two floors and it also includes its own private roof terrace. It is one of the features, people are looking for when buying a luxury house, in a city like London, because a terrace is the perfect place to offer some phenomenal city views. The majority of high end London homes for sale have more than 5 bedrooms, but we offered this example because it fits the average sum of million.

A house in Sydney

This residence has an approximate square footage of 15,242, 5 bedrooms and 5 full baths. It has numerous amenities like a home theatre, a clubhouse, a spa, a pool, private access to boat and water views. It is the perfect space where to come home after a busy day. The price includes its private location, because very few properties in the area offer complete privacy to their owners. It was constructed in the style of a French Vila and it was designed with the order to accommodate a family. Alongside the 5 bedrooms, the house also has a sitting area, a spa ensuite, two terraces and a dressing room. In addition, we should not forget about the double garage and the marble fireplace.

A house outside Tokyo

The size of the lot where this house is located is around 8.5 acres, and the property includes 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. All the rooms have ocean view. Other amenities are a massage room, a karaoke system, a gold simulator, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, an outdoor pool, and a home theatre. The residence is located 90 minutes from Tokyo and it takes full advantage of the surrounding area. Every room of the house is decorated according to a unique theme. The outdoor pool and baths have been constructed to resemble the resort style, and they create an infinity view with the ocean. The outdoor deck includes luxury facilities, and it can accommodate a large group of people.

A house in Hong Kong

This house has a square footage of 2,576, 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths. It offers views to the water and it is perfect for the persons who want to live in luxury. The finest materials were used to decorate this residence, the owners wanted to create an elegant property that fits their style. The house comes with a gourmet kitchen and high ceilings. It is also important to note that this house has a media room. Great attention to details is seen throughout the apartment. The picture rails are incorporated into the crown moulding and the powder painted ceilings were accentuated with gold leaf. The master bedroom also includes a spacious dressing area that features customised lighting.

As you can see, on one side of the coin, you have access to a smaller place, but you can enjoy the opportunities the heart of a large city can offer, and on the other side of the coin, you have the possibility to spend time with your family in an estate larger than 2,500 square feet. Do you choose the location or the space?

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