While it might not necessarily be productive in helping your find a place to call home, one of the most exciting ways to look at the real estate market is to check out some of the most expensive luxury listings across the country. It never hurts to dream, and these luxury listings will surely get your imagination working overtime!
This quick trip around the country will take us through southern California, down to Miami, and then up to the great midwest looking at five listings that are all north of the $1 million mark. Let's head out west to get started!
4840 El Secreto - Rancho Santa Fe, CA - $19,950,000
Have you ever stayed at a luxury ranch resort and wished that you could have the place all to yourself? If so, this amazing property known as "The Secret Ranch" offers exactly that. The property includes a massive 12,417 square foot home with seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and 6 half bathrooms sitting on 12 stunning acres of land.
This ranch was build for the equestrian lover and comes with a state-of-the-art stable that is large enough to house 12 horses. There are also three different pastures and a riding ring. As if that wasn't enough, there is also a saloon and outdoor BBQ area and a resort-style swimming pool complete with its own waterslide and a sauna in the pool house.
6250 Paseo Elegancia - Carlsbad, CA - $1,699,000
If a view of the Pacific Ocean is what you are after, this five bedroom house in Carlsbad is the luxury home in just the right location for you. Here you will find all of the luxury amenities you are looking for in a home, plus you get the added benefit of having the beach and the ocean right in your back yard.
In order to make the most of the back yard views, you will be happy to find that there is a full outdoor kitchen that will make hosting family events here an absolute blast!
137 S Spalding Drive - Beverly Hills, CA - $1,550,000
Location is everything in real estate, and if you aren't looking for the dream house along the Pacific Ocean, the other option in California is to be right in the heart of the action with a fabulous condo in Beverly Hills. This three bedroom condo is located in the Spalding Peninsula Condominium Complex, which makes it a very rare opportunity.
Built in 2002, every single detail of this condo looks and feels like it is brand new. There is a gourmet kitchen, fabulous master bathroom, and beautiful French doors in the living room. But the main selling point here is the location in one of the best shopping and dining areas of the entire country.
9701 Collines Ave - Bal Harbour, FL - $7,500,000
Kicking up the price a bit and heading down to Miami, we find this three bedroom condo in the prestigious St. Regis Bal Harbour just a bit north of fabulous Miami Beach. Everything about this home is first class, including the St. Regis services available to residents like access to the spa, fine dining, and butler services.
As if the luxury amenities of the building weren't enough already, there is also that fabulous view of the Atlantic Ocean. Imagine the serenity that comes from preparing a meal in this gourmet kitchen while watching the waves crash into the shore.
984 Ash Street - Winnetka, IL - $1,309,100
The final stop on our country-wide tour of luxury homes takes us to this charming brick home just north of Chicago. With five bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms spread out over 3,872 square feet, there is plenty of room for the whole family!
As with most luxury homes, the gourmet kitchen and lovely backyard areas are big selling points here. If you enjoy hosting dinner parties, this home is going to fit your needs perfectly.