Dream homes – everybody has one. From cliff-side modern marvels to majestic traditional mansions and waterside homes with enviable views, a dream house has the elements to elevate your lifestyle. Look through HomeDSGN’s collection of featured dream homes and be inspired for your next upgrade or remodel…or just fantasize about living in them!
Created by Bob and Cortney Novogratz, the renowned team of Sixx Design, the 400 West Street residence is the “blend of the modern and the vintage, the use and flow of space, of uptown features in a downtown location:
an indoor basketball court that converts to a screening room, huge entertaining spaces and a two-car garage.”
The 7,180 square foot six-story townhouse overlooks the Hudson River and has gorgeous views from different floors.
Found on Mires, a French location finding agency, this must see renovated early 20th century house, with contemporary loft-style interiors.
This residence is located in the Hauts-de Seine department, West of Paris, France.
The best part of the property is an attached warehouse that was transformed into a huge and impressive loft-like living room.
Last sold in February 2008 for $6,79 Million, this four bedroom, 4.5 bathroom townhouse built in 1915 was heavily renovated by architect and designer Leopoldo Rosati.
The 6,804 square foot three story residence went back on the market in October 2009, with an asking price of $15 million, lowered to $14 million last December.
Removed from the market several weeks ago, the Tribeca pad is now the new house arrest spot for former IMF president Dominique Strauss-Khan.
10.05.11 Update: the house is back on the market, now offered at $12.5 million. In case someone needs a house arrest home base, the home is still for rent at $50,000/month…
The exterior and lobby of the building were restored and large residential units were created on the upper floors, including this two-story penthouse on the roof.
Known as “The Elrod House”, this John Lautner-designed five bedroom, five and a half bathroom residence was commissioned by designer Arthur Elrod in 1968 and has been featured in numerous books, magazines and museum exhibitions.
It is the iconic home perched at the very tip of the Southridge enclave, easily viewable throughout Palm Springs, California.
Organic shapes, monumental construction and world class design create an extraordinary experience of space that Lautner himself described as “timeless” architecture.
Mwanzoleo residence is a private luxury rental six-story villa in Bantry Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
With five bedrooms and five bathrooms, the 11,830 square foot house designed by Cape Town-based studio SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects is perfect to accommodate up to 10 people.
Described as “the finest property of its kind in Cape Town,” the Mwanzoleo vacation home is staffed and can be booked all year round from $3,500 to $18,500 per day, depending on the season, with a minimum stay of 5 days.
Tucked away in the folds of the South African Landscape and 15 miles away from Swellendam city, is a serene, secret paradise, Godswindow.
Designed by Johannesburg-based architect Georg van Gass of Gass Architecture Design Studio and landscaped by Patrick Watson, the U-shaped residence sits on 266 acres at the door-step of the breathtaking mountains and valleys of Langeberg Mountains.
Franco-Japanese architectural firm Ciel Rouge has completed the Villa Ronde project, a green roofed luxury residence nestled on the Japanese coast.
The open-air circular design of the house helps protect it by deflecting the strong winds that are common in the area while providing natural ventilation and serves to cool the interior.
The Villa Ronde includes a private museum, a guest house and an indoor swimming pool.
The four bedroom, six bathroom apartment was renovated to retain the structure’s original character with finishes of the highest quality.
By admin • May 4, 2011
Located atop of Långedragsberg Hill, only 1,600 feet from the sea, this sculptural three bedroom three bathroom residence offers fantastic sea view of the southern archipelago of Gothenburg, Sweden.
The entire home is built of lightweight concrete with large windows throughout the three floors, and amazing terraces facing both south and west.
This 5,080 square foot contemporary home is offered at $4.77 million.
San Diego-based architect Wallace E. Cunningham designed the Razor Residence, a four bedroom, six bathroom contemporary house made of glass, steel and white polished concrete.
Located in La Jolla, California, the 10,000 square-foot house has been first listed in May 2008 for a mere $39 million.