In and around the Triangle area, there are several beautiful luxury listings available for sale. What exactly differentiates these properties from the standard market? Is it the square footage, the features, or the technology? Some would say it is all of the above. Ultimately, luxury buyers are not looking at the price tag in their search for their next dream home but the amazing amenities that come with the property. Here are the top 6 must-have features in luxury homes!
1. Indoor / Outdoor living
Indoor/outdoor living seamlessly extends your home's great room or dining quarters. This trend tends to keep cohesion in design from the interior to the exterior of your home. Typically indoor/ outdoor living has always been a primal commodity when searching for a new home. With the new normal consisting of being at your humble abode more these days, the amenity has become a necessity. What makes an outdoor living space luxurious is the ability to provide comfort through all seasons while also allotting multiple entertainment options. High-end features include retracting screened porches, outdoor kitchens, cabanas, and sometimes a type of water feature. This CBHPW luxury listing checks off each box on the list! With its large covered porch and a wood fireplace, the immaculate outdoor kitchen has a top-of-the-line grill station, jacuzzi, and extensive acreage for sporting events or games. One thing for sure is that you may yearn to host any occasion with this property as your next home. To view more of this listing, click here.
2. Theatre Room
Entertainment becomes the next level when a luxury property contains an in-home theater. The ability to bring the ultimate cinematic experience to your fingertips is a sought amenity many buyers search for when hunting for their next home. What makes an in-home theater top-notch is its ability to incorporate features similar to an actual movie theater. This includes a top-of-the-line av-system, projector, large screens, recessed lighting, and comfortable loungers. The goal of the theater room is to immerse yourself in what's on the screen, whether that be the newest megahit movie or the exciting rival sports game. The cinema room pictured above is from none other than one of our CBHPW luxury listings. This glorious in-home theater offers stadium seating, a high-tech projector, and even mimics the groovy movie theater carpet. To view more of this property, click here.
3. Large Garages
The standard two-car garage does not cut it for luxury properties. Buyers are looking for substantial space when envisioning the housing of their precious automobiles. Typically, luxury properties have at least a 3-car garage! To any car buff, the garage is not just a space for storing your vehicle. This part of the property could be turned into a luxurious showroom, man cave, or workshop. This beautiful CBHPW luxury property comes with a three-car garage with gorgeous rustic wood garage doors. To view more of this property, click here.
4. Intricate Ceiling Designs
Raised ceilings and other intricate ceiling styles are quite the fanbase for luxury homes. A room turns from basic to compelling when there is a ceiling feature that adds depth, sophistication, and style. In most luxury dwellings, at least one space must contain a styled ceiling. One of these rooms can be the living room, sitting room, primary bedrooms, and or dining rooms. What exactly are some styles of these ceilings? They are cathedral, tray, beamed, suspended, and coffered. One would love to have any of these exquisite designs in their home! For example, in this CBHPW luxury listing above. The sitting room contains a beautiful coffered ceiling. The coffered ceiling consists of sunken panels accented by molding, creating a waffle-like appearance. What works well in this room is the brilliant addition of recessed lighting. For more on this property click here.
5. Massive Walk-In Closets
Typically an owner of a luxury home tends to live a complete life of luxury. Meaning everything about them is high-end, like their fashion sense. Closets in a luxury home are an extension of the main room and need to boast space and means of organization. Closets these days are not just for hanging clothes. They can be an area to lounge in after using the spa bathroom or a place to put on that fashion show after shopping in the streets of London. For sure, luxury home buyers are looking for closets that encompass organization and can show off their beautiful wardrobe. In this CBHPW luxury home, the primary closet is genuinely massive. This closet incorporates different levels of custom built-in shelving and an island dresser to accommodate all buyers' attire needs. To view more of this property, click here.
6. Relaxing Spa baths
When buyers search for their next home, kitchens and bathrooms are the most focused rooms, which is why main bathrooms in luxury homes are genuinely upping the ante in their need to give that spa-like aura. Features include a jacuzzi bathtub fit for a king, a large walk-in shower that doubles as a steam room, neutral colors, beautiful stone or tile, and lots of space for minimal clutter. In this CBHPW luxury listing, this bathroom truly exuberates comfort and relaxation. The large window allows natural light to encase the room, making the white pop against the darker grays. The unity in neutral colors creates a calming sensation. One can relax in the free-standing tub or use the shower with multi-shower heads in this bathroom. To view more, click here.
When buying or selling in the luxury market, we are sure you have seen one or more of these features within the properties. To view, all of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walstons' luxury homes for sale, visit our website at https://www.hpwluxury.com
Located in the desirable outskirts of Wake Forest, only walking distance from the beautiful Forest Ridge Park. A secluded 7,537 square foot home located in the Wakefield Estates sits beautifully on 1.85 acres of peaceful woodlands.
As you step into this exceptionally exquisite estate, you will be surrounded by fine craftsmanship with luxurious amenities. Each room on the first floor encompasses perfectly situated crown molding paired with a plethora of large French windows. These meticulous details seen throughout give a sense of unity. However, different styles of ceilings give each room its own character, like the fanciful formal dining room with a gray accented tray ceiling and the royal cathedral-ceilinged sitting room
Tap into your full potential for culinary arts in the spacious and inspiring updated gourmet kitchen. Meals will turn into divine masterpieces with the use of top-of-the-line stainless-steel appliances like a double oven and gas range stove top. If you love to host dinner parties, utilize the sizable butler's pantry, or show off intricate designs like a hooded stone vent at the kitchenette.
The first-floor owner's suite brings all the charm. Spend your time in the central part of the bedroom and experience the luscious new carpet while setting the mood with the recessed-lit vaulted ceiling. If you are looking for the perfect place to read or enjoy a hot cup of tea, relax in a big comfy chair in the newly updated ensuite.
Escape to what feels like a completely different property by exploring the massive, finished basement. With the opportunity to become an in-law suite or studio apartment, options seem to be endless with this space. As of now, use this area for the ultimate entertainment area with a theatre room that steals the show. Equipped with high-quality surround sound and recliner chairs built for a queen, the only item missing is the buttered popcorn.
Overall, this newly updated home exuberates style and sophistication and includes other refined amenities like a wine cellar, wet bar, and immaculate outdoor firepit!
View 6701 Green Hollow Court by clicking here. This property is listed by Ida Terbet Group of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Raleigh Office. For more information on the HPW Luxury listing, please check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury Magazine or visit https://www.hpwluxury.com.
What comes to mind when you think of luxury living? Is it massive amounts of entertaining space? Is it exceptional views? Is it attention to detail? What about proximity to a championship golf course?
If you nodded your head in agreement with all of the questions above, then say hello to this HPW Luxury listing. Located in Wake Forest, 6320 Wakefalls Drive sits on 3.5 acres in the exclusive Wakefield Estates.
This breathtaking, French Country home boasts spacious main floor living areas and soaring ceilings throughout its nearly 6,800 square feet. The first-floor master retreat comes complete with a large, screened porch and gas fireplace.
On the lower level, you will find multiple areas for entertaining including billiards, a wet bar, theater and a golf simulator. If that wasn't enough, enjoy views from the large back deck that overlooks the in-ground saltwater pool, fire pit, outdoor kitchen and dining area as well as a 946 square foot guest house.
For more information on HPW Luxury listings, check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury magazine.