The penthouse is synonymous with luxury cosmopolitan living. From the impressive vantage point, that height can offer to the many amenities that complement condominium living, the best penthouses are set apart by their thoughtful architecture and extraordinary design. Here are six of the most remarkable penthouses on the market for buyers with a taste for exquisite living.
Sky-High Sophistication in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | , LUXHABITAT Sotheby’s International Realty
This 11,600-square-foot, six-bedroom penthouse sets the standard for elevated living. Found high above the heart of downtown Dubai, the property features lofty ceilings and an open-plan living space that make the most of the natural light and surrounding vistas. Outfitted in ultra-contemporary style, the home features a grand entrance corridor, designer kitchen, outdoor terrace, and private elevator. And with building amenities including a rooftop garden deck, temperature-controlled pool, and private sunset lounge, residents of The 118 Downtown Dubai are treated to true leisure.
Ocean Scenery in Coconut Grove, Miami, Florida
Miami, Florida | , ONE Sotheby’s International Realty
Enjoy one of the best views in Miami from this five-bedroom, two-story penthouse in Coconut Grove. Inside, the décor is both elegant and functional: the custom design uses warm wood planking to connect spaces and add visual interest while bright-blue ocean vistas are glimpsed at every turn. Outside, find paradise waiting on the 2,700-square-foot rooftop with an infinity pool and full-service kitchen. Relax to the soothing sound of falling water and the refreshing palette of sea and sky.
An Artistic Aerie in São Paolo, Brazil
São Paolo, Brazil | Bossa Nova Sotheby’s International Realty
There’s a lot to admire about this one-of-a-kind, award-winning penthouse in São Paolo. To start, there’s the beautiful incorporation of glass throughout the two-story space, including a glass walkway on the second floor. There’s also the double-height living room, sleek gourmet kitchen, impressive home theater system, and the vertical garden on the indoor/outdoor terrace with a retractable roof, where you’ll also find the glazed swimming pool. All of these elements are integrated seamlessly, making this penthouse highly livable and truly original.
Panoramic Views on Wolf Street, Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas | , Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Style, substance, gold embellishment—find it all at this 7,517-square-foot contemporary Dallas penthouse with panoramic cityscapes. From the beamed cypress wood ceilings to the stunning marble walls in the primary bathroom to the luxe accents and fixtures throughout, this home offers high-end design suited to daily living. End your day in front of the home’s signature fireplace, and enjoy the glow of a Texan sunset.
A Park Avenue Penthouse in Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia |Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty
Encompassing the entire 42nd floor, this 10,280-square-foot Buckhead penthouse offers tasteful opulence both indoors and out. Take dinner in the banquet-sized dining room, sip mixed drinks in the cocktail room, and relax in the spa-like primary bathroom that features a tub, sauna, and steam shower. Looking for exceptional amenities? Enjoy a 3,000-bottle wine cellar, a movie screening room, a gym, and a massage room.
Sunny Beachfront Living in Limassol, Cyprus
Limassol, Cyprus | Cyprus Sotheby’s International Realty
Dreaming of Mediterranean living? This five-bedroom penthouse is right in the center of Limassol’s bustling waterfront and sophisticated nightlife. Residents will not only be able to enjoy the penthouse’s thoughtfully planned open layout and sea views, but all the building amenities as well, including a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pool, yoga space, tennis courts, and more.
A penthouse is the pinnacle of luxurious city living. The right one can offer everything—an unbeatable location, spacious and stylish rooms, convenient amenities, and bespoke architecture and design. As these six penthouses prove, when it comes to beautiful homes, the sky is the limit.