The most popular feature home buyers are looking for in a luxury home is the feeling of luxury itself. Buyers differ in their family makeup and specific needs, but one thing they have in common is that they want their house to exude the luxurious feeling that they are paying for.
For some buyers that means they want a specific location. They want to be adjacent to a particular golf course, for example. I once sold a home to a couple that wanted a house on one particular block on the golf course side of the street. They had been driving by almost daily, waiting for one of the 10 homes to go on sale. They called the day the sign went up and I sold the house to them.
For other buyers, it’s the kitchen that is of the utmost importance. If they cook or entertain a lot or have a large family, they look for the kitchen to anchor their home and provide luxurious cooking amenities, like a six- or eight-burner gas cooktop and other high-end appliances.
Some want the owners’ suite to be luxurious, with a view and a large bathroom, as well as as many other “pluses” as they can get. From heated floors to a window in the closet to a jetted tub and an oversized shower, we have gone way past the inception of “his-and-her vanities” being the distinguishing factor for a luxurious master bath.
Whether it’s the neighborhood, the kitchen, the curb appeal, or the pool, high-end buyers want to feel luxury no matter what.