Whether it’s a waterfront vista or a sleek gourmet kitchen, we all know what we love in a home. And when it comes to luxury homes for sale, our experience listing and selling more properties priced $1 million and above than any other brokerage places us in a unique position to really understand the desires of today’s luxury consumer. In fact, Luxury Portfolio International, our global affiliate and the luxury arm of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, conducted a survey in their 2016 Global Luxury Real Estate Report to determine the top qualities the U.S. wealthy look for in a home. Read on for the results:
10. Close proximity to shopping and services | 44%
This charming home located at 1053 Citrus is located West of the Trail – nearby to downtown Sarasota, Southside Village and all the shops, restaurants, and attractions they have to offer.
9. A lot of open space around the home | 45%
Nearly 20 acres sets the scene for peace and tranquility from this nine-bedroom Port Charlotte home.
8. Kitchen area conducive to entertaining | 45%
The kitchen/family room combination from within this Bradenton home is ideal for enjoying long evenings with family and friends.
7. An open floor plan throughout the house | 50%
Located in Oyster Bay Estates, this mid-century modern home was designed with an open floorplan creating spaces that seamless blend from one room to the next.
6. Outdoor patio/deck designed for entertaining | 50%
The outdoor patio at this renovated Sarasota School of Architecture home on Lido Key provides an environment where guests can linger happily for hours.
5. Master bedroom with dual walk-in closets | 54%
4. Kitchen with high-end appliances already installed | 55%
This Siesta Key home boasts a state-of-the-art kitchen including three self cleaning ovens and a 198-bottle wine cooler.
3. Energy efficiency and environmental design | 56%
The new home development, Granada Park, has been recognized by the Florida Green Building Coalition as a certified Florida Green Development.
2. Master bedroom with an en suite bathroom | 60%
Set on 2.57 acres on north Longboat Key, the master suite includes a stunning bedroom and bath that overlook the Gulf of Mexico.
1. Lots of privacy | 61%
Experience unparalleled island living from this spectacular Gulf-front home on Boca Grande. Secluded and private, the setting is enriched by enormous Banyan trees and lush landscaping.
If you are curious to see more Manatee, Charlotte, and Sarasota real estate that offer luxury ammentities, contact Michael Saunders & Company at 888-552-5228 or select a Michael Saunders & Company real estate agent. And if you would like a copy of the full Global Luxury Real Estate Report from Luxury Portfolio International then please send an email request to Feedback@MichaelSaunders.com.
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