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In today’s economic environment, many new property buyers are encountering a vast array of houses that are available on the market and selling them. One area of real estate that may be as confusing as it is intriguing is that of luxury homes. Luxury homes are widely available, yet there are many prospective home owners that may not be aware of what exactly differs between a luxury home and more standard fare.

Luxury homes are almost always in a highly desirable location. Sometimes this means that the home is located within a gated community with access to tennis courts, a fitness club, or a private golf course. Other times, this may mean that the home is more secluded, surrounded by land, nestled within mountains, or with a waterfront view. The luxury home could be on a private island or could be in the midst of a large, bustling city. Whatever type of location the prospective home owner prefers, luxury real estate can likely be found quite easily.

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Another aspect of a desirable location is the presence of excellent schools, museums, or parks. Low crime rates, the absence of noise pollution, and low traffic also contribute to the peace and charm of luxury living. More standard houses can quite possibly offer some of these items, but may not do so in as lavish a fashion as a luxury home. Such houses are generally very well appointed, with a great deal of square footage, multiple bathrooms and bedrooms, and space to move about freely. Though it is possible that some luxury homes can be on the smaller side, they always provide the home owner with an experience that is unique to those who purchase these more exuberant houses.

Local landmarks can also add to the desirability of an exclusive location. Luxury houses can be located near a waterfall, national park, ocean, or architectural structure. Ease of access to items such as these only enhances the enjoyment of luxury living. Many homes in this category even offer spectacular views of these items, giving the occupants an even grander sense of extravagance. Homes such as those with a view of New York City’s Central Park; within the secluded, mountainous region of South Africa or a beach front villa in the Turks and Caicos Islands are just some o the examples of luxury living at its finest.

An oft overlooked sign of luxury real estate is the serenity one feels when dwelling in an environment that is not only mostly free from crime, but is also located within a serene environment, giving the home owner a sense of freedom and ease. Because of this, luxury living is a wise choice for almost anyone. Families with young children can benefit greatly from seeing their offspring grow with an atmosphere of quiet and calm. Those who live singly are able to relax without being met with the noise or frantic pace of other types of real estate. Seniors can retire in tranquility, taking advantage of the ability to unwind in an opulent location. A luxury home is desired by many, but what these individuals do not realize is that they can reap far more rewards from living in a luxurious environment than they ever thought possible.

What a Luxury Apartments Should Have?

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Here is the list of Como’s luxury Villas available for sale. If you are looking to buy a luxury property at the shores of world’s most romantic lake then it is the best time to do it. Search for your dream luxury home in below listed properties. All these villas also featured on website villaatlakecomo.com

#1. Villa Luce Lake Como

About Property: This prestigious waterfront mansion with 9 bedrooms has been completely renovated with an exclusive designer furniture to create a unique personality on a quiet spot at Lake Como in front of the peninsula of Bellagio, which is one of the most picturesque sight of the area.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Rent and Sale
Position: Lake View
Town / Area: Lenno
Living Area [sqm]: 1000
Ground Area [sqm]: 10000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 7
Numbers of Bedrooms: 9
Get more information about this property at @villaatlakecomo.com

#2. Ripiego del Sole Lake Como

About Property: Historical Property that owns a Boat house and a private pool located directly on the lakeshore of Lake Como.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Laglio
Living Area [sqm]: 550
Ground Area [sqm]: 10000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 5
Numbers of Bedrooms: 6
Click here to get more detials about this villa.

#3. Villa Italia Lake Como

About Property: Exceptional waterfront and historical Villa on lake Como built during the second part of XIX century. This property has a lakeside of 160 m with a large size Italian garden of 1 ha with statues.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Como
Living Area [sqm]: 650
Ground Area [sqm]: 10000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 7
Numbers of Bedrooms: 12
Click here to get more detials about this villa.

#4. Villa Liberty Bellagio

About Property: Villa Liberty, a Lakefront jewel nestled on Varenna lakeshore, a picturesque fishermen village on east coast of Lake Como. Villa Liberty appeals for its unique front lake position and historical character.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Bellagio
Living Area [sqm]: 700
Ground Area [sqm]: 1500
Numbers of Bathrooms: 7
Numbers of Bedrooms: 12
Explore this like for more detials.

#5. Villa Emma Lake Como

About Property: Waterfront individual Villa with boat house and enormous garden and absolute privacy, Lake Como. The property has a dependance faced on the road where you can keep 2 cars. Main villa provides a livable space of approximately 400 sq m and is cleverly centered with the land that is approximately 4000 sqm.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Bellagio
Living Area [sqm]: 700
Ground Area [sqm]: 1500
Numbers of Bathrooms: 7
Numbers of Bedrooms: 12
Visit this link for more detials.

#6. Villa Flora Bellagio

About Property: Property set in the middle of lake Como has a very good boathouse on the lake side with 2 wide terraces for relaxing but even for parties The boathouse can fit a boat of 7.50/8 m.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Bellagio
Living Area [sqm]: 400
Ground Area [sqm]: 1000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 6
Numbers of Bedrooms: 6
Visit this link for more detials.

#7. Villa Argenta Lake Como

About Property: Villa Argenta, a Lakefront jewel nestled on Brienno lakeshore, a picturesque fishermen village on west coast of Lake Como. Villa Argenta appeals for its unique front lake position and character. It provides 3 floors livable area on top of a boat house directly on the lake.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Brienno
Living Area [sqm]: 320
Ground Area [sqm]: 1000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 3
Numbers of Bedrooms: 5
Visit this link for more detials.

#8. Villa Berta for Sale at Menaggio

About Property: Villa Argenta, a Lakefront jewel nestled on Brienno lakeshore, a picturesque fishermen village on west coast of Lake Como. Villa Argenta appeals for its unique front lake position and character. It provides 3 floors livable area on top of a boat house directly on the lake.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Brienno
Living Area [sqm]: 320
Ground Area [sqm]: 1000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 3
Numbers of Bedrooms: 5
Click here to know more about this property.

#9. Villa Diva at Lake Como

About Property: Villa Diva nestled opposite Grand Hotel Villa d’Este in Como. The Villa is settled into a unique front lake position environment with landscape garden surrounded by nature.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Como
Living Area [sqm]: 450
Ground Area [sqm]: 10000
Numbers of Bathrooms: 3
Numbers of Bedrooms: 4
Click here to know more about this property.

#10. Villa Sunset Lake Como

About Property: Villa Diva nestled opposite Grand Hotel Villa d’Este in Como. The Villa is settled into a unique front lake position environment with landscape garden surrounded by nature.

Property Detials:
Type of property:
Villa — Mansion
Available for: Sale
Position: Lakeside — Waterfront
Town / Area: Varenna
Living Area [sqm]: 450
Ground Area [sqm]:

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After months of anticipation, the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in Loch Rannoch has finally announced plans for their grand reopening.

Nestled snugly against the banks of Scotland’s River Tummel sits a quiet, unassuming village known as Kinloch Rannoch. Resplendent in its own air of tranquility, and surrounded at all sides by truly enchanting views of the remote Scottish Highlands, the area has long been favoured as a destination for those seeking serenity, relaxation, and a certain sense of calm.

Yet over the past few months, there’s been a disturbance in this usually peaceful village, a hive of activity as a veritable army of designers, decorators and tradesmen headed en masse to the Dunalastair Hotel Suites in the heart of Kinloch Rannoch..

Not that any of the local residents seemed to mind this sudden breach of the peace. For them, the arrival of the workmen actually signalled good news.

Multi-Million Pound Refurbishment

After all, that small army of professionals were not heading there for a conference, nor even for a much needed Scottish getaway and the chance to trade paintbrushes and screwdrivers for hiking boots, golf clubs, and fishing rods. Rather, they were there to carry out work on a multi-million pound refurbishment project, transforming the historic venue into the ultimate luxury Scottish Hotel.

As part of the remodelling work, the Dunalastair’s trademark Victorian features -a staple of the hotel’s architecture since it was first built- have been lovingly restored, blending in seamlessly with a new, contemporary design and state-of-the-art modern amenities.

The boutique hotel suites have been lovingly decorated in gentle, relaxing tones to match the tranquil ambiance which surrounds Loch Rannoch. A cutting edge eConcierge system has been put in place to offer an added level of convenience to hotel guests, and the whole venue has been upgraded to create a luxury Scottish hotel which caters to the needs of modern guests, all whilst retaining that timeless style that makes the Dunalastair unique.

Dunalastair Hotel Suites — Romantic Scottish Hotel Reopening May 2017

That refurbishment, according to the team behind the new-look Dunalastair Hotel Suites, has finally been completed, meaning the team can now start looking ahead to their grand reopening on May 1st, 2017.

At time of writing, the Dunalastair team were putting the final finishing touches to their boutique accommodation, channelling all their efforts into establishing their hotel as a top choice for romantic Scottish getaways.

Soft, inviting beds adorned in the finest Egyptian cotton, hotel suites arranged to take advantage of the breathtaking Highland views, room service provided by their own in-house cafe/restaurant, no expense has been spared when it comes to achieving the Dunalastair Hotel Suites’ goal of making their boutique accommodation a must visit for couples who want nothing more than to escape for a few days of quality alone time.

A Multi-Purpose Luxury Hotel for All Scottish Holidays

Whilst they may be going all out to offer an idyllic haven for anyone looking to escape to the highlands for a few days, the Dunalastair Hotel Suites are eager to note that they offer much more than romantic Scottish breaks.

Taking advantage of their prime location in the heart of Perthshire, with its abundance of walking and cycling trails, golf courses, climbing centres, and fishing spots, the Loch Rannoch hotel are also pitching themselves as an ideal place to stay for those booking Scotland activity breaks and family holidays.

Several of their boutique suites have been re-designed especially to accommodate families and groups, a bicycle hire service has been established, and the brand’s eConcierge directory has been updated with details on a plethora of activities taking place throughout the Perthshire Highlands.

Now Available for Bookings

At time of writing, the last of the designers, decorators and tradesmen were making their way out of Loch Rannoch, casting one last long, proud look over the refurbished hotel that has been such a big part of their life for the better part of the past twelve months. Peace, serenity, and tranquility has returned to Loch Rannoch, and will remain so, even when lovestruck couples and adventurous families alike descend on the reopened Dunalastair Hotel Suites come May 1st.

For now though, the hotel team are focussed on adding those all important finishing touches, and relaunching their website, where couples, families, groups and solo travellers can now reserve their luxury boutique accommodation in time for 2017.

Why choose luxury villas in Waterfall

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Most people don’t buy or sell real estate very often, so lots of myths have grown up around the processes and people involved. Here’s an examination of the top 10 myths about real estate.

Myths about Real Estate Agents

1) All real estate agents are the same

Totally false. Commissions, working practices and success rates vary vastly across agents. Do a little research to find the right person to work with.

2) All estate agents make a fortune

False. The commission may seem like a big chunk, but most agents only get paid when a deal goes through. Many houses are marketed by multiple agents.who may put in lots of work for no return on some houses.

3) Estate agents will do and say anything to make a sale

Almost always false. Sure there are dishonest estate agents out there, but most rely on client satisfaction and recommendations to thrive, so it’s in their interest to be honest.

Myths about Selling Houses

4) You don’t need to prepare a house for sale

So false it could cost you thousands! Most buyers want a ready to move into house, and don’t have a lot of imagination. General cleaning, minor repairs, and tidiness make a real difference to the chances of selling a property quickly and for the best price.

5) You’ll make more if you market the property yourself

Generally false. You won’t pay commission, but the agent will reach a far larger audience than you can, and they have the expertise to make sure the deal goes smoothly.

6) You should price high so you can come down

True, to a limited extent. There’s no harm in putting your hoped-for price up as a starting point, but you need to be realistic. Potential buyers won’t even look at a place that’s totally outside their price range.

7) If a property doesn’t sell in the first month, it won’t sell at all

Generally true! Potential buyers will look with suspicion at anything that’s been on the market for a while. This is the major reason why getting the price right and preparing the property for sale are important.

8) Spring is always the best time to market a property

Often true…But some properties have special circumstances. A beach house will sell better in high tourist season, while a ski chalet might do better if marketed in the winter.

Myths about Buying

9) You don’t need to worry about the finances until you’ve found the right house

False. Having your financial arrangements in place before you find your dream property means you can move quickly. This could make the difference between securing the deal or getting pipped at the post.

10) You can’t go wrong by investing in property

Mostly true…in the UK. The ups and downs in the property market over the years have left people with negative equity for a time, but the chronic housing shortage in the UK generally makes property a safe investment. Still things can go wrong, surveys and searches help reduce the risk of this.

If you’re buying property out of the UK things, become more complicated You really need an agent who’s familiar with the local regulations and market conditions, such as Saas-Fee real estate which offers properties in Switzerland.

Most other countries don’t suffer from the chronic property shortage which keeps UK prices high, so you need advice to make sure your investment is sound. Also the rules and regulations are different in different countries, again an agent that understands the local requirements will make sure you’re fully legal and protected.