Sky high living: 7 stunning penthouses for sale around the world
When it comes to luxury living, penthouses are on many buyers’ wish lists. They provide amazing views, large terraces and are set apart by their position usually being on the highest floor of an apartment building.
We take a peek at some of the most opulent penthouses around the world, and whether you prefer an award winning city development or spectacular mountain views from a rooftop terrace, there is something to suit every taste.
1 – Sydney, Australia
Having a gross floor area of approximately 2,400sqm over three levels that bask in magnificent harbour and city views, this four bedroomed penthouse was named the world’s finest residence at the International Design & Architecture Awards 2017.
Tel: +61 2 9328 1422
2 – Sophie Ashby designed penthouse at The Floral Court Collection, London
Spread across nearly 5,000 square feet, the penthouse has a strong sense of understated luxury and craftsmanship. It features bespoke furniture by British artisans, commissions from British artists as well as four private terraces offering striking views of famous London landmarks including The Houses of Parliament and The London Eye. Sophie Ashby’s eponymous studio curated each room around art, with paintings dictating the colour palette, materials and sumptuous furnishings used throughout.
Price: GBP20 million
Tel: +44 (0)20 73951350
3 – Paradiso, Ticino, Switzerland
In the uphill residential area of Paradiso, in a quiet position with unique Lake Lugano view and mountains, is this luxury duplex-penthouse for sale. Using exclusive materials and unique design furnishings, it all comes together to create a perfectly luxurious environment, including a stunning rooftop terrace.
Price: $7,330,577 USD
Tel: +41 (91) 601 04 50
4 – Paris, France
This exceptional near 300 sqm apartment on the top floor of a superb 1920’s building directly next to the Champ-de-Mars benefits from a continuous balcony commanding stunning views of the Eiffel Tower and the Invalides Dome.
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 23 81 82
5 – Dara Huang designed penthouse at South Quay Plaza, London
The 3 bedroom penthouse located on the 65th floor, is the final in the penthouse collection at South Quay Plaza which soars to 68 storeys in height. This is the first time Dara Huang, the internationally acclaimed interior designer, has ever worked with Berkeley Homes and the highest penthouse she has ever done.
Price: GBP2.875 million
Tel: +44 203 675 4400
6 – Bangkok, Thailand
This 5 bedroomed residence is the star of The River, one of Bangkok’s tallest buildings, fulfilling the promise of uncompromised views. The two iconic towers soar above the mighty River of Kings as it snakes its way through the Capital with the breathtaking city skyline as a backdrop.
Tel: +66 (0)2 649 2619
7 – Prague, Czech Republic
This exquisite, ultra modern penthouse apartment is located at the very top of the western tower of the new V tower, a 30 floor Prague skyscraper, the highest residential building in the Czech Republic. Large-format windows provide plenty of natural light, fresh air, and panoramic views of the city that are as beautiful during the day as they are at night.
Tel: +420 257 328 281
NOTE – The main image is of South Quay Plaza, London