Home buyers and real estate investors often have a list of non-negotiables when it comes to property features and amenities. For some, it may be a gourmet chef’s kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and plenty of room for cooking. For others, a home fitness studio is a necessity and the very first feature on the list. And then there are those who value the surrounding landscape and the views a home may provide. If you find yourself in that last category, we’ve rounded up five stellar properties that boast breathtaking views.
It doesn’t get better than a view from 8,000 feet above sea level overlooking the mountains and city lights of Santa Fe, New Mexico. This breathtaking property is a work of art that has echoes of Italian, Pueblo, and Spanish design and architecture. The home has been meticulously built and designed, with its arched doors, imported Indian slate tile flooring, custom cabinetry, limestone columns and cross-vaulted hallway ceilings. The property features a veranda with a Kiva fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with a massive island and Kiva fireplace and a living and dining room with soaring ceilings. The primary bedroom suite boasts a stone fireplace, built-in closets with custom lighting and a large ensuite with jetted tub and steam shower. There simply isn’t a bad view in this palatial residence.
With gorgeous panoramic views of the mountains of Switzerland, this artist’s villa is an exceptional property. The property spans three levels and offers the most functionality and comfortable living. The lower ground floor features three bedrooms and an excellent modern kitchen. The main floor of the home provides two comfortable living areas for entertaining and relaxation, as well as three bedrooms. If you journey to the first floor, you will find a primary bedroom with a luxurious ensuite. Work from home in the functional office, or take in the sights from one of the home’s balconies.
This exclusive estate on the Big Island is what tropical luxury dreams are made of. Nestled just a short distance from the Kukio Golf and Beach Club and provided with a private beach path, the Honu Estate is the pinnacle of island serenity. Take a dip in the sparkling saline swimming pool and allow the ocean waves to be your background soundtrack. The residence features scalloped teak roofing, imported Turkish golden travertine stone walls, Venetian plaster, and custom koa, mango, teak and bamboo wood finishing. The home cinema is the perfect place to wind down after a day on the beach, and the yoga room and private meditation garden are wonderful places to center yourself. This seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom, 14,487-square-foot estate is a once-in-a-lifetime property.
There is no better place to call your own than this North Carolina beauty. Watch the sunrise over your property as you sit on the deck with your coffee, marveling at the beauty of nature. This gorgeous home features an open floor plan on the main floor. Each room effortlessly flows into one another, with natural light warming the living room, dining room and kitchen. The first floor houses the primary bedroom suite which features leathered granite counters and a pristine tiled shower. The home has a spacious loft with a wet bar and pool table, proving to be the ideal place to host friends and family. On the upper level are two additional bedroom suites for visiting friends and family.
Enjoy your own Italian villa in the heart of the Palos Verdes Estates with this three-bedroom, three-bathroom oasis. The wooden beamed ceilings throughout the home create a welcoming and warm environment, as do the stunning walnut hardwood floors throughout. Enjoy a delicious meal in the dining room with a prime view of the ocean and sunset through window-paned doors opening to the balcony. The gourmet kitchen is extremely spacious with a large island and rich, wooden accents and cabinetry. The primary bedroom suite is a dream come true with two baths, two walk-in closets, a private fireplace and a balcony with a spa. The property is the epitome of indoor/outdoor California living. The outdoor space boasts a fireplace, two pizza ovens, and a grill.