We are in the midst of prime vacation time, when we are flocking to nearby beaches, bays, or even pools. We are also dreaming of having them right in our own back (or front) yards.
For those who are considering their next move or adding a vacation home, warm weather encourages a closer look at coastal real estate markets. Contrary to this tendency, the fall market—around September and October—may actually be a better time to check coastal real estate for a good deal. But that certainly isn’t going to stop us from looking now, dreaming, and planning ahead.
Check out these 9 dreamy oceanfront properties offered for sale through our international member organization, Luxury Portfolio International.
Exquisite waterfront estate located on one of Cape Cod’s most coveted streets combines the best of elegance, style, and craftsmanship. Sprawling on a 2.72-acre parcel, this one of a kind French Mediterranean inspired home offers an unparalleled 620 feet of white sandy beach anchored by two substantial, private deep-water docks. Unobstructed views of the Seapuit River, West Bay, and Nantucket Sound as far as the eye can see. Well-proportioned rooms with soaring ceilings and wide planked floors, custom arched windows and doors and multiple fireplaces. New award-winning kitchen with custom cabinetry and lighting, several preparation areas and high-end appliances perfect for multiple cooks. A mahogany bar room with pine floors and second floor lavish master bedroom with water views and stunning new bath are just a few of the highlights. This offering is enhanced with an outdoor bar, waterside boathouse and a two-bedroom updated guest house with water views.
With a calm, quiet reverence for nature, exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail this exquisite Hawaiian inspired estate offers a more soulful approach to life. Sited on just under an acre high above the yacht clubs and bay, this exceedingly private gated estate offers the utmost in quality and sweeping bay, ocean and evening light views! At one with its natural surroundings, no expense was spared in creating this private sanctuary offering all one would expect in a home of this caliber!
This oceanfront home is a must see. Enjoy spectacular views of the coastline, PPV, Catalina and City lights from this 3/4 bedroom family home. This large contemporary home boasts soaring ceilings, tremendous loft that can be a recreational area and/or a home office with a wine closet. Chefs kitchen with large counter space, wide open floor plan leading to oceanfront decks. Large bedrooms and the master bedroom has a lovely fireplace with slider to the lower level deck. The master bathroom is resort-like with Brazilian marble, separate steam shower and much more including Sonos sound system. Just minutes to town and all restaurants and shopping.
Cascade is a beachfront luxury villa in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. Completed in 2015 by Caribbean World Magazine’s Best Design Company of the Year, Cascade is an architectural gem designed to deliver the ultimate Caribbean vacation. The grand villa’s name was inspired by one of the islands’ most splendid private pools. Waters from the upper pool cascade into the pool below, including a wading pool for children and pool for adults complete with swim up bar. This villa stars six master bedrooms with King bedrooms (twin options), outdoor showers and bathrooms and private terraces with panoramic ocean views. The property features a modern chef’s kitchen, coupled with an outdoor grill, wet bar and ample dining options for both indoors or outdoors with seating for 12. While vacationing at this luxury villa in Providenciales, guests can snorkel, kayak or paddleboard in Caribbean blues surrounded by one of the world’s largest barrier reef. Cascade is located within Princess Alexandra Nation Park, which has some of the best snorkeling in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The “Magnum Opus” of design – this home is built on coastal cliffs with 180-degree sea views of the famous Noetzie rocky outcrops east, showcasing the summer sunsets west while enjoying the privilege of whale-watching in the middle. Vast aluminum windows and versatile, frameless, glass-stacking doors showcase the spectacular views. The landscaped garden is dressed with a distinctive and diverse range of fynbos, complimenting the existing prolific birdlife, with rambling green lawns. This house is the very best, on world-renowned Pezula Private Estate, with use of only the finest finishes. 9 spacious living areas, comprising of formal lounge, dining and barbeque areas, a billiard room, wine cellar, two bars, playroom, library and theatre room. The vast atrium or central courtyard is surrounded by 8 meter high walls, covered by glass panels and concrete. In this area, the heated pool is the central feature, which gently and tastefully mingles different portions of the house together. A two bedroom, two bathroom en-suite flat contains a kitchen and lounge.
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Giving easy access to the amazing Bay of Islands playground, this private 4.3-acre wonderland eight minutes to Russell could be yours. Two residences overlooking Veronica Channel across to Opua are tucked away in beautiful spacious grounds, with the ability to arrive by helicopter (conditions apply) and pathways to the water’s edge with a boat shed that can house a boat up to 8.5 meters. A remote-controlled slip makes life easy for dedicated boaties. The property’s jetty can accommodate up to five boats and the end berth holds a vessel up to 60 feet. With six bedrooms and two levels of independent living, the larger home is perfect for bigger families. Both floors have kitchens and open plan living leading outdoors to decks capturing sun and views. An electric stairlift on the staircase makes getting to the second floor easy.
The lower level has a separate lounge and dining room. At 50 meters away, the second residence sleeps seven comfortably and has an en-suite master bedroom. Around 3.5 hours from Auckland or a short flight from Auckland airport by plane or helicopter, this rare property is an incredible opportunity for your family and friends to soak up the extraordinary delights of the internationally renowned Bay of Islands. This is an area of exquisite swimming beaches in remote bays, pristine waters and abundant fishing spots – so far from the turbulent countries of the world.
As you wind down past the gated entry you emerge upon an enclave of private homes flanked by the Pacific Ocean with panoramic views from Santa Cruz to Capitola and the Monterey Peninsula. Tucked into the northern end of Monterey Bay with miles of beach at your back door, the 16 home Potbelly Beach Club property provides an experience that is unparalleled in the County. The unique location offers a pleasant microclimate and ideal conditions for water and beach activities. 24 Potbelly Road was custom built by the sellers in 1972. The home exudes charm and character with vaulted ceilings, wood floors, a cozy fireplace and large windows to take in the ocean landscape. Relax on the front deck just a few feet from the sands of Monterey Bay with miles of beach to explore. With four bedrooms and three and a half baths, the home makes for an ideal family beachfront escape.
Modern Mediterranean design with a touch of North Africa influence. This modern, newly finished Villa with five bedroom suites, a rooftop terrace with gazebo and large elevator, as well as a two-car garage, is definitely one of a kind. Located second row beachfront, with private garden to the beach, represents the best of two worlds. Especially should there be stormy weather, most of the year it boasts a sandy beach, depending on the Caribbean current, one falls asleep to the sound of the sea. In and outside dining with its large roofed terraces in four of its Oceanside bedrooms permits Caribbean living at its best; 5,000 square feet under roof, in and outside Marble flooring and designer details shows all was thought of. Gated and located in a prime residential area of Pelican Key Estate. (Reduced from $2.9M to $2.3M)
A completely furnished residence with a spectacular view of the Half Moon Bay in Akumal. Experience exclusivity in this luxury home that provides a family environment. This residence of 7015.52 Sq.ft on an 8557.31 Sq.ft. lot has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Immerse yourself in the beautiful Caribbean Sea. This is by far one of the most representative spots of the Riviera Maya. Its elegance and security were created for family enjoyment. It has high-end interior details and luxury finishes. It has a terrace and a swimming pool, and you can enjoy wonderful Riviera Maya sunsets from your Roof Garden. This home will leave you breathless.
All photos courtesy of Luxury Portfolio International. Pictured in the main photo is #4, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.