Stunning pictures show world's most luxurious homes including penthouse flats, country retreats and even a houseboat

 THESE stunning pictures show the world's most luxurious homes including penthouse flats, country retreats and even a houseboat.

From a penthouse overlooking the Vancouver skyline to a five bedroom houseboat in London, the Luxury Property Show's latest Lookbook offers a glimpse into opulent homes – all of which are on the market.


STUNNING PENTHOUSE

This ultra-luxury apartment is spread across three storeys, offering a roof-top deck with a hot tub, private garage and cellar.

Residents can experience world-class amenities including the Art Gallery Lobby, library and residents lounge.

If you are a petrolhead then you will be in your element with access to the fleet of BMWs including the i3 and i8 models.

You will even be able to travel to Venice, Italy from the comfort of your home with your very own custom-made Fazioli piano produced by arguably the finest piano maker in the world.


HOUSEBOAT

Costing £3.5m, this unique 1930s steel barge boasts five bedrooms, three bathrooms and three living spaces.

On the upper deck, there is "enormous scope" for al fresco entertaining with a bright reception, kitchen and dining areas.

There is another reception area on the lower deck, access to a jet-ski platform and there is a newly built office space at the rear of the houseboat with stunning views of Tower Bridge.

The vessel is moored at St Katharine's Docks – London's premier luxury yacht marina which is close to the City.


OCEAN VIEW

This glamorous seaside home in Southampton, New York includes five bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a pool, tennis court and the star attraction of having the Atlantic Ocean at your doorstep.

The existing house of approximately 6000 sq ft provides for the very best in seaside living.

Costing the equivalent of a bargain in the football transfer market, the extraordinary panoramic ocean to bay views are surely priceless.


UNCHANGED SCENERY

This elegant eight bedroom manor house has a self-contained ground floor apartment and a two bedroom cottage.

There is separate 5 bedroom accommodation which may be let as a whole or on a B'n'B basis.

In the grounds there is a heated swimming pool, an all weather tennis court and a lake.

Dordogne is known for natural scenery which has remained unchanged for centuries. Its uncrowded lakes and waterfalls make it a viable alternative to a Mediterranean beach holiday.

STUNNING LAKESIDE SETTING

If it's a lakeside view you want then you can buy this stunning four-storey five-bedroom house situated close to Lake Maggiore.

The lake's northernmost point protrudes into Switzerland while its Italian shores are shared by Piedmont in the west and Lombardy in the east.

Enjoying 280 days of the sun a year, residents can expect to bask in up to 2400 hours of sunshine.

WINTER CHALET

Costing £8.6m, this new chalet is a ski-in ski-out property which neighbours the nearby prestigious Four Seasons Hotel. Its ideal location means that you can ski out to the Mont d'Arbois ski lifts ahead of a testing day on the slopes.

Located on a new development on the edge of the Mont d’Arbois golf course, this chalet offers a high-end entertainment floor, including a massage bar, swimming pool, sauna, spa, fitness room and wine cellar.

Maximum sunlight all year round is guaranteed as the chalet faces north west so nothing can be more tempting if you want to escape the dreariness synonymous with the British winter.

GOLF COURSE SETTING

Boasting four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a pool, jacuzzi, sauna and cinema room, the villa overlooks the award-winning Las Colinas Golf & Country Club.

Its beautiful entrance and natural stone walls which go into the living room, fireplace and a complete spa truly makes this villa unique.

Relaxing by the pool would be the perfect sun trap after a hard day playing golf!

 

 

 

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