What Around $5 Million Buys In Residential Real Estate Around The World

Properties priced at around $5 million tend to have extraordinary features, including high-end design and stunning views. This collection of properties has all that, plus some unique features that make them stand out.

 986 Kewen Drive english manor style home in san marino los angeles

Elegant proportions and brick siding lend an English manor-like quality to this home in San Marino, California. (Hilton & Hyland)

An English manor in L.A.

Location: San Marino, California

Price: $5.245 million

This home was custom built in stages, with the most recent work taking place in 2015, and resembles an English manor.

grand living room with curved walls and windows at 986 Kewen Drive San Marino, CA

A curved living room lined with windows lies at the heart of the San Marino residence. (Hilton & Hyland)

Set behind gates and surrounded by towering pines and gardens, the five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home includes a primary suite with a freestanding tub, stone fireplace and a walk-in closet with a center island. The resort-style backyard has a pool and spa, plus five separate outdoor areas for entertaining. There is also a one-bedroom guest house.

It’s listed with Paul Salazar of Hilton & Hyland.

Brand-new villa with sea views in Jávea.

This modern villa in Javea overlooks the sea from its cliffside perch. (Inmobiliaria Rimontgo)

Clifftop villa in Spain

Location: Jávea, Alicante, Spain

Price: $5.223 million (EUR 4.4 million)

This newly-built six-bedroom villa is perched above the Balearic Sea in Balcón al Mar in Jávea, Spain.

modern villa home in a luxury community in javea spain

The six-bedroom modern villa features clean lines and walls of windows that maximize the views. (Inmobiliaria Rimontgo)

Its three floors all feature terraces, including one on the ground floor with a heated swimming pool equipped with a retractable enclosure. Gardens have automated irrigation systems. Inside is a wine cellar, sauna and gym.

It is listed with Antonio Ribes Bas of Inmobiliaria Rimontgo.

geneva luxury apartment for sale near a park

Hardwood floors and built-in bookcases are among features of the 10-room apartment in Geneva. (FGP Swiss & Alps)

Magnificent apartment living in Geneva

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Price: $5.032 million (EUR 4.6 million)

This 10-room apartment lies within walking distance of Eaux-Vives Park and Geneva. Occupying the entirety of the 6th floor, the residence features high ceilings, beautiful wood floors and picture windows that bring park-like views inside.

terrace in switzerland

The main rooms open to a wide terrace overlooking the park and Lake Geneva. (FGP Swiss & Alps)

A large terrace is accessed from the living room, library and dining room. In addition to a spacious kitchen, there are six bedrooms including a primary suite with a dressing room.

It is listed with Aurore Lucido of FGP Swiss & Alps.

rendering of vail's lionshead village luxury residences

This home is part of a collection of luxury residences in Vail’s Lionshead Village that are considered the very last of their kind. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Mountain retreat in Colorado

Location: Vail, Colorado

Price: $5.295 million

This three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom unit at Legacy at Vail Square, a luxury development in Vail’s Lionshead Village, is in the center of it all, with easy access to skiing and panoramic views of Vail Mountain.

rendering of a modern chef's kitchen inside vail lionshead legacy development

A modern chef’s kitchen is at the heart of the three-bedroom residence. (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate)

Amenities in this pet-friendly community include a ski locker room near Lionshead Plaza and access to a rooftop deck with hot tubs, an outdoor kitchen and a fireplace.

It is listed with Pete Seibert of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate.

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I’ve been working as a journalist in the New York metro area for more than a decade and have developed a specialization in luxury real estate, writing about everything from the post-recession housing market in Fairfield County, Connecticut, to the third-home market in the Hamptons. I’m currently also a regular contributor to Newsday and Hamptons Cottages & Gardens. If you spot me in my Brooklyn neighborhood and I’m not knitting, I’m probably admiring the beautiful Victorians that surround my apartment building (and trying to figure out what they would sell for).