If you are currently looking to buy a house or just flipping through a magazine, luxury homes must have caught your attention. They promise astonishing views and feature grand designs and finishes.
While most of them are genuine, many advertisements or agents oversell the concept and boast of luxury, which the buyers only understand when moving in. So, what differentiates a high-end home from an ordinary one?
What Does a Luxury Home Entail?
The top 3 considerations for a home to be considered a high-end construction are:
The higher the area of a house, the more luxurious it is. More space equals more rooms, more features installed, extra space for guests or staff, entertainment corners, and large outdoor living areas.
Style or History
If the home has a famous story behind its construction or is well-known for its architectural style, it carries a lot of prestige. Sometimes the previous owners also lend a piece of property its prominence.
Real estate prices shoot up depending on location – more so in case of a luxury home. These homes are situated in the most desirable places near a bustling city or high-net-worth areas across the country.
Given these points, it is no wonder that luxury homes have a higher price tag than the rest. However, not every pricey house can be a luxury home.
Exceptional Aspects of a Luxury Home
For a home to offer pure opulence, it has the following luxurious aspects:
Spacious Master Suite
Home is where people feel comfortable after a weary day at work or travel. And when they have a luxurious abode, they would want to incorporate every aspect that can relieve them from the troubles of their modern lifestyles.
For many, “luxury” means products, amenities, and features that are available in spas, resorts, and similar places they would go to relax. Large bedrooms attached with master baths with hot tubs, beveled mirrors, soothing dimmer lights, and more to enhance your calming and personal time are the norm.
In addition to multiple shower-heads, bubblers, separate steam rooms, and saunas, the bathrooms are built to suit the owner’s tastes to match innovation with functionality. Touchscreens, rotating mirrors in the master suite, or the bathroom doubling as TV screens, provide unlimited entertainment in your cozy nook.
Not to forget the walk-in closets and dressing rooms with glass cabinets that allow you to showcase your favorite pieces of garments, shoes, and purses.
Not everything is about the size. In matters of luxury, quality goes hand-in-hand with quantity. If you have a large home and ample rooms, but they are not of exceptional quality, they cannot be called elegant. The use of premium materials is of the utmost importance when choosing a luxury home.
From wooden herringbone floors, state-of-the-art smart home systems, or straight-out-of-the-museum decoration to Italian marble countertops and stainless-steel appliances for your gourmet kitchen, high-end homes offer top-quality elements.
Exotic kitchen layouts are always in trend; they help transform your culinary sessions and invite the whole family into a warm, loving space to cook together, enjoy the delicacies, and strengthen your bonds.
Advanced Tech Systems
Convenience is at the core of luxury constructions. Remote-controlled blinds and curtains to shield you from the harsh sun rays, programmable thermostats, motion sensors for lights, taps, automated cleaning systems for the pool, and home are but a few smart types of equipment that you cannot do without.
Wireless speakers, in-built, internet-connected security appliances, and other cutting-edge tech features can help you control and monitor every corner of the home without moving from your spot.
Home theater, video gaming rooms, and hi-tech fitness facilities have become must-haves on the property. When you have impromptu social gatherings, parts of the home can be transformed into recreational areas at the drop of a hat. Folding, retractable walls, or transforming furniture and other futuristic aspects also see a rise.
Custom Designs and Amenities
Luxury homes break the cookie-cutter designs in more than one way. Amenities that you rarely find in a private property, such as your tennis court, swimming pool with a natural landscape design that magically takes you into nature, can be installed in a luxury home. They bridge the gap between private and public conveniences.
And these architectural elements are not limited to classic designs, but even outrageous ideas like rock-climbing walls can be incorporated. Luxury constructions offer a high level of customization, without compromising on the craftsmanship.
Are you inspired by the Gothic-themed high ceilings, or maybe the distinctive Grecian archways? If you have a dream, reliable builders have a way to fit it into the construction.
Outdoor Living Experience
Luxury homes have upscale additions in the backyards that enhance the property’s value and deliver an ultimate outdoor living experience. Seeing as a swimming pool is almost a given in any home, a pool house and deck offer excellent opportunities to spend your time enjoying the beautiful nature.
One of the hottest luxury trends is to bring the indoors out – meaning, an outdoor room and a full-size outdoor kitchen create lavish exteriors that reflect the homeowner’s preferences. And there are no restrictions on what goes and what stays in the design.
Covered patios, pergolas, and outdoor fireplaces not only look stunning but also turn any ordinary backyard into a luxury retreat. Being in a tranquil setting surrounded by the green landscape on a lazy afternoon gives you the much-deserved vacation right at your home.
Top-Notch Security System
No doubt, all the added features that luxury homes have are hard to find in other residences, which may attract unwanted attention. And sometimes, a high-value property can be an easy target for burglars.
So, this situation calls for appropriate security systems, which offer 24/7 security and property monitoring. Some extraordinary elements of these security systems include speedy notifications to the authorities, reduced false alarms, and more.
Swanky neighborhoods, proximity to major business outlets, extravagant designs maybe some of the reasons why luxury homes are more coveted than others on the market. If you wish to sample all the outrageous and incomparable amenities, why not look for what’s on the market today? Contact Trevino Construction, your luxury home builders in the Valley!