Some of these stunning properties are accessible, some are not. But all are sure to inspire.
Ellison Estate, California
You may have seen Dubai’s man-made Palm Jumeirah, which from a plane, looks amazing. So imagine an exclusive home with five bedrooms, the most state-of-the-art amenities overlooking the Jumeirah crescent and the marina. Owners and guests have access to the private beach. The perfect place to don your stylish swimsuit.
Ol Jogi Villas, Kenya
Located on a private ranch on a conservancy, this amazing villa will hold 14 holiday vacationers. The décor includes Hermes fabrics and polished Buccellati silver, but the main draw is the surrounding wildlife. Hello, Africa!
This custom ski escape in Deer Crest boasts a 360-degree view that has borne witness to many fantastic Utah weather events. Occupants enjoy a ski-in bar, a heated grotto pool, DJ booth, small cinema and golf simulator.
Villa Leopolda, France
Known as one of the most expensive residential homes in the world, these walls hold tales spanning over a century. Built by Belgium’s King Leopold in 1902, it was a gift to one of his mistresses. We’re jealous!
Bring 27 of your closest friends for a stay at this expansive estate on a private island. For the $730,000/week rental price, you get the use of a 114-foot superyacht, golf course, spa treatments, incredible snorkeling and scuba diving.
Imagine shacking up in an 8-bedroom property, where each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom overlooking a golf course and stunning landscaping, complete with heated pool, retractable cinema, and bar.
Bel Air Spec Manor, Los Angeles
The City of Angeles knows how to do luxury with the priciest home ever to be listed in the U.S. at $250 million. The 380,000 square foot villa features and outdoor poolside theater, a bowling alley, helicopter landing pad, and $30 million worth of cars in the garage.
Built with palatial elegance, this lavish beachfront villa has 75,000 square feet erected into four tiers, each with its own balcony pool.
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