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5 Luxury Apartments Fit for Royalty

水曜日 , 20 12月 2017 ARTICLES

Apartment accrual has become all the rage for both residential and investment purposes, with the luxury variants providing heightened levels of grandeur for the most discerning appetites. We take a look at 5 of the best that the world has to offer:

 

One Hyde Park, London

 

The property development consisting of a mix of retail and residential units has garnered considerable media coverage since construction completed in March 2009. Located in Kingsbridge, the premier address is nestled within one of the world’s most sophisticated and luxurious districts. Its exclusive clientele list includes world-famous celebrities, Ukrainian billionaires, Russian real-estate magnates and Arab sheikhs.

The development is also touted to be among the most expensive in the world, with amenities such as a 21-metre swimming pool, private spa, wine cellar and virtual golf course. Apartment units are decked with generous amounts of marble, chandeliers and oak flooring, adding to their grandeur and prestige.

 

98 Wireless, Bangkok

 

The 25-storey freehold ultra-luxurious condominium is located on Wireless Road - one of the most exclusive residential districts in Bangkok. Renowned for its privacy and exclusivity, the condominium sits in an area littered with high-end shops, restaurants, embassies and consulates as well as open green spaces conveniently nearby. It encompasses 77 two-to-three bedroom residences.

The materials used are of top quality, incorporating luxurious touches such as white-oak herringbone floors and imported rare mahogany crotch door panels. Sansiri ensured that no stone was left unturned with the grand reception area and three levels of exclusive amenities (which include a spa, manicure room and tea room among other luxuries) all designed by the famous Anne Carson interiors, styled exclusively in Ralph Lauren Home.

A chauffeured Bentley ferries around residents with their needs attended to by the global lifestyle service Quintessentially, which has long served members of the British royal family. The development’s amenities also exude luxury with its massage and manicure rooms along with a tea salon all decked out in Ralph Lauren Home furnishings.

 

Tour Odeon, Monaco

 

These 70 super-sized flats are targeted at clientele made up predominantly of the European super-rich; the development overlooks Monaco as well as the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The apartment also boasts luxurious settings such as floor-to-ceiling glass walls and elegant private terraces.

Aside from its 24-hour concierge, valet and housekeeping services that have become expected of many luxurious development, Tour Odeon goes the extra yard in terms of its amenities. The onsite spa offers residents with treatments offered by Sisley, expert therapists, a hair and beauty salon as well as steam room and jacuzzi. One always has the option of dining on premises with its very own l’Odéon Café by Cipriani that offers its catering services within the development, also featuring both a bar and seated dining area.

 

15 Central Park West, New York

 

The very address hints at prestige. Home to several A-list celebrities and those at the top of the hedge fund world, the complex was designed with classic luxury in mind, choosing limestone over concrete for its exterior – an ode to the Upper West Side of yesteryears. The tenant list also benefits from their very own own private driveway that is staffed around the clock by service staff.

Private wine cellars, a walnut-paneled library and private restaurant with butler service exude the class associated with the property. Units are fitted with herringbone floors, paired with oversized windows and views of Central Park. Master Baths are equipped with floor to ceiling gold Calcutta marble, a deep jacuzzi tub with his and her marble topped vanities, overlooking a private limestone terrace.

 

 

Opus, Hong Kong

 

The Opus consists of 12 luxury residential units, all designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The 12 units include two double-storey garden apartments, both with private swimming pools on their lower levels. Above them stand 10 standalone apartments, each of which occupies a whole floor with convenient access to rooftop swimming pools.

 

All units – fully decked with a series of balconies - offer an exclusive panoramic view of the city as well as the lush hills that surround the property. Its exclusivity is magnified by the fact that each view is unique due to the development’s horizontal ‘twist’ design.

 

The above 5 properties are only a few of the growing list of developments that are springing up worldwide to cater to heightened interest in the luxury property sector. It’s a case of supply that is meeting an insatiable appetite for class the surpasses what is traditionally associated with apartment living.

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