Ultra-Modern Home, One-of-a-Kind Spiky Balcony, Copenhagen, Denmark
For a luxury home with a larger-than-life personality, look no further than the VM House in Copenhagen, Denmark. The building is virtually a modern-day art sculpture with its spiky, triangular balconies. More than just aesthetically pleasing, though, the ledges were designed to prompt interaction between residents. This designer property also includes a number of outdoor relaxation areas and a stunning courtyard. The complex consists of two buildings, one shaped in an ‘M’ and the other shaped in a ‘V’. It was designed in 2005 by JDS Architects.
Sophisticated Penthouse, Sky-high Poolside Perch, Dallas, Texas
This spectacular home boasts a private jacuzzi and rooftop pool, access to a bigger community pool, an outdoor and indoor theater, five baths, three bedrooms, covered parking, four fireplaces and a host of other amenities. As one of only two residences with rooftop pools in Dallas, this ultra-sleek home with its three-walled glass-enclosed balcony is one of the most unique condos in the city and is perfect for someone with refined aesthetic tastes. The home lists for $6.8 million.
Palace in the Sky, Wrap-Around Balcony, Bal Harbour, Florida
This high-end, 26th-floor condominium is located in an affluent community at the north end of Miami Beach and the wrap-around balcony provides breathtaking 360-degree views. You can kick back and sun yourself right above the sea or just daydream and watch the boats as they navigate from the open water back into the bay. With its stone tile balcony which has a glass wall railing and unparalleled views of the lively community below, this five-bedroom beach home also boasts a custom-designed sauna and hot tub. The condo was decorated by a top interior designer and lists for $38 million.
Exquisite Mountain Chalet, Gorgeous Wood and Stone Balconies, Grants Pass, Oregon
This luxurious ski-chalet-style home has three bedrooms and eight bathrooms and is perfect for the true outdoor enthusiast. It’s located in the upper quarter part of Grants Pass. During the winter, you can take a dip in the heated pool, go skiing or just relax and enjoy the view of the snow-capped vista. In summer months, you can go white-water rafting, hike in the mountains or explore the national forests. It has numerous wood-and-stone balconies, including a bigger perch for gatherings as well as smaller balconies from the bedrooms and even off the main bathroom. Additional amenities include a heated outdoor pool with a slide, a 16-seat home theater and an indoor basketball half-court. The house lists at $4.9 million.
Honolulu Dream Home, Balcony with a Million-dollar View, Honolulu, Hawaii
According to Kiplinger, Honolulu is the second-most expensive city in America to live, but for good reason, it’s one of the most naturally scenic places in the world. This impressive high-end condo offers a spectacular balcony view of Waikiki Beach and the mountains. It’s located half a block from the beach and only seven blocks from the world-famous Waikiki Beach. Owned by Trump, this condo tower also has a concierge, valet parking, a heated pool and a wide array of other luxurious amenities. The listing price is $3.3 million.
Festive Affordable Home, Colorful and Unique Mini-Balcony, Izola, Slovenia
A winning entry in a housing design competition, this residential complex pops with color and makes it easy to distinguish where you live from a distance! The units are touted as compact, convivial and affordable. The uniquely designed mini-balconies have semi-transparent, colored shades for privacy and perforated side-panels that provide terrific air-flow.
Palatial Beach Home, Giant Stone-tiled Balcony, Miami Beach, Florida
Fabulous floor-to-ceiling windows offer unobstructed views of the ocean far below, and many of the rooms open up to a huge stone-tiled balcony, which curves around most of the condo. The balcony also has a quaint and lovely pool. Inside the residence is a family room, a spacious living room, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The amount of space to stretch out in is a fairly rare commodity in buildings this new. With all of these incredible amenities, a luxurious amount of space and in a highly sought-after location, the home lists for $35 million.
SoHo Triplex, Gorgeous Rooftop Terraces, New York City, New York
This penthouse loft has design elements and ultra-modern fixtures with exposed structural features of the original building. As far as Manhattan rooftop terraces go, it’s an impressive size, has a beautiful garden, wood-slat flooring and a border of exquisitely manicured shrubbery. The property also has views of the East Village, New York’s concrete canyons and Soho that will take your breath away. In Manhattan where the average home costs more than one million dollars, you can only imagine all of the amenities offered in this four bedroom, ten-and-a-half million dollar condo.