Location is certainly paramount when it comes to real estate. These properties, from a Pacific Northwest Colonial tucked away amidst manicured gardens to a penthouse with an iconic waterfront view Down Under, offer luxurious amenities in even more striking surroundings.
Here’s a closer look at what’s for sale on the global market:
Picturesque in Portland
Location: Portland, Oregon
Price: $4.2 million
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This farmhouse-style Colonial, built in 1916, is located in Portland’s historic Dunthorpe neighborhood. The five-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 9,000-square-foot home has been restored and features seven fireplaces, pocket and French doors and crown molding. The property comprises sprawling lawns and European-style gardens with boxwood hedges, with an in-ground pool surrounded by a brick terrace.
Paradise in the Caribbean
Location: Nassau, The Bahamas
Price: $14.7 million
Known as Villa Sul Mare, this waterfront estate overlooks Nassau Harbor, just south of the Paradise Island Golf Course in the prestigious Ocean Club Estates gated community. The 6,500-square-foot villa has seven separate roofs housing its six bedrooms and seven bathrooms and features soaring cathedral ceilings in stained maple. It’s surrounded by palm trees, with furnished patios and an infinity-edge pool overlooking the water.
Entertaining a view in Los Angeles
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Price: $3.675 million
This mid-century modern-era contemporary home is perched on a hilltop near the iconic Sunset Strip. The updated and light-filled home features a living area and primary suite that open to the outdoors, which boasts an expansive deck and sleek pool, and a terrace with views of the city. There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms, along with a den with a fireplace that’s outfitted with speakers and custom built-ins. An office, gym space and a two-car garage round out this slice of Southern California.
Stone-and-wood mountain escape
Location: Wolcott, Colorado
Price: $5.195 million
The stone and wood that fill this mountain home echo the views of the surrounding wilderness. The peaceful residence sits on 10 acres and features a wrap-around deck to take in the views. Along with an open floorplan, there are five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, along with a recreational room with a bar, a movie theater and a wine room.
Above the bridge Down Under
Location: Sydney, Australia
Price: Upon request
This penthouse on Sydney’s historic Macquarie Street has a prominent perch overlooking Sydney Harbor, with views across Circular Quay to the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, over the Sydney Opera House, and out to the Royal Botanic Garden. The 2,500-square-foot home has three bedrooms with views and an open kitchen. Residents of the Bennelong Apartments have access to a 24-hour concierge, as well as a pool, sauna and gym.
Hilton & Hyland, LUXE, MAISON Bahamas, Private Property Global and Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate are exclusive members of Forbes Global Properties, a consumer marketplace and membership network of elite brokerages selling the world’s most luxurious homes.