Some people look out of their window and see a parking lot, a tree, or the neighbor walking his dog. A lucky few can actually take pleasure in the mesmerizing view of the Eiffel Tower or the Golden Gate from their very own home.Â
What good is having a luxurious home if there isn’t a postcard view to go with it? There is much to be said for fine real estate, but coupled with a stunning backdrop it becomes more than just a house.
A breathtaking view is the icing on the cake for some of the most prestigious homes in the world.
What better way to wake each morning than to a view of the Swiss Alps? You will be inspired to break into song when you see the 220 degree panoramic scenery of the Southern Alps.
The hills truly will come alive to the music of the good life while you enjoy your cinema room, gym, sauna and wine cellar. Curl up next to your fireplace made of wood from a 400-year-old mill and let the mountains sing to you.
If a more tropical view is what you crave, you can’t go wrong with your private rainforest and waterfall. This luxury condominium in Jaco, Costa Rica, even comes with a secluded Jacuzzi and swim-up bar that you can reserve for private parties.
Scorpios Island of Onassis and Ithaca Island of Odysseus shimmer in the Ionian Sea in your view from your private terrace at Villa Rose. Imagine having your morning coffee on the veranda of this exquisite luxury rental in Greece.
For those who can’t decide if they prefer the mountains or the ocean, Hope Ranch in Santa Barbara, California, offers both. Enjoy panoramic scenery of the Pacific Ocean or the Coastal Mountains from every room in this luxurious property.
If you simply can never get enough of the ocean, consider this amazing home on a private waterfront location in prestigious Parao Bay, New Zealand. Enjoy stunning ocean views from every room in this 10,000 square foot home. A wall of windows in the living and dining rooms will assure breathtaking scenery, or you can step outside onto the deck and savor the fresh ocean breeze.
Finally, for those people in a New York state of mind, here is a property that has a view that simply can’t be equaled. This nine-room penthouse that occupies the top two floors of the Ritz Carlton offers a breathtaking backdrop of Central Park and Manhattan.
Enjoy your breakfast in the glass-encased solarium that spans nearly 45 feet along the front of the unit. Built in 1930, the elegance and sophistication of the Ritz Carlton can only be experienced by a discerning few.
Nothing is more soothing to the psyche than postcardÂ scenery.Â Â Nature, mountains or urban life, the best views are those that inspire you.