Ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families are attracted to the over-the-top luxury lifestyles that private residences and penthouses offer. These amenity-rich properties around the world cater to indulgences and are often second, third, or even fourth homes rounding out one’s real estate portfolio. Here’s a look at some of the top private residences and deluxe penthouses on the market today
London: The Peninsula London Residences
The Peninsula London Residences are a unique opportunity offered as a collection of 25 new exclusive private residences within The Peninsula Hotel. They are only the second Peninsula Residences to be created by this 100-year-old, blue-chip hospitality brand. The residences are totally integrated within The Peninsula’s newly built hotel in Belgravia. The service and amenities Peninsula devotees have come to expect will be enjoyed by owners of the Residences.
A selection of expansive one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom apartments and a penthouse are offered. The two-bedroom properties start from 2,500 square feet to over 4,000 square feet for three bedrooms. Unequaled views can be found across the most celebrated parts of London, from the Wellington Arch to the treetops of Buckingham Palace Gardens to the iconic skyline beyond. Bespoke interior architecture is by Peter Marino.
Mexico City: Torre Lomas Skyscraper
The Penthouse Torre Lomas in Mexico City on the market for US $3,800,000 is in one of the most exclusive residential towers in Mexico City in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood. The deluxe amenities at Torre Lomas are topflight with a heliport, fine dining restaurant that overlooks the city, covered swimming pool, gym and strict 24-7 security.
This three-bedroom, three-bathroom light-filled space with high-end finishes has endless views to the Bosque de Chapultepec natural park, Avenida Reforma, and beyond to the mountains of Mexico City.
Toronto: The Morgan
A reimagined sub-penthouse owned by a top Toronto designer at The Morgan, one of the city’s most prestigious addresses, is available for about US $1.814 million. With 1,700 square feet of space and perfect city views, this two-bedroom, three-bathroom property is urban Toronto living at its best.
A chef’s kitchen includes Miele Fridge/Freezer, Miele Oven, Miele Microwave and Danby Wine Fridge all will appreciate. Also, don’t miss the finer details: exotic woodwork and glass accents are among design features of note.
Dubai: The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences
This five-bedroom triplex penthouse located in The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences, Palm Jumeirah truly is an ultra-luxury property. With a current asking price of US $48.96 million, it’s not surprising to find that the interior area is 16,486 square feet of no-expense-spared luxury.
There are both sea and palm views and four parking spaces. Discerning owners will appreciate a steam room, sauna, jacuzzi, private pool, balcony, terraces and staff quarters.
Geneva: Splendid Swiss Penthouse
An elegant triplex in a gem of an international city, this sophisticated penthouse occupies the top three floors of its building and carries a price of about US $6.57 million. A common swimming pool terrace overlooking Geneva Lake and the cityscape extends the living areas for all residents. Recently renovated with a modern-style design can be found throughout the six bedrooms and three baths.
The first floor features a large primary suite with a dressing area. The floor below is dedicated to four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a playroom. The upper floor (9th) has a large light-filled living room, possibly to covert, to a fifth bedroom. The apartment’s second level has an open reception area, a kitchen equipped with high-end finishes, a living room and a dining room. All the comforts and space for an elegant urban family living are here.
The opportunities for ultra-luxury international living continue to increase around the globe as do the buyers for these fine properties.