Situated high above, homes on hilltops often offer some of the best views of lush landscapes in the most tranquil settings. Below we present a roundup of five hilltop homes for sale, from a charming Long Island house to a Moroccan-inspired mansion in Palm Desert.
Sited on three serene acres, this charming estate on the border of Water Mill and Southampton—currently asking $3.995 million—is just minutes away from the ocean.
Boasting seven bedrooms and seven-and-a-half baths, the 6,000-square-foot abode—which was renovated in 2008—features two master suites, a gourmet kitchen, an oversized outdoor patio, a kids' playroom, a 1,500-bottle wine cellar, and room for an in-house gym.
With over 8,500 square feet of living space, Casa Paraiso—a Guatemala-style mansion in sited on a knoll in Puntarenas, Costa Rica—magnificently overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
Currently asking $2.5 million, the vibrant estate—which features five bedrooms and five baths—showcases a 24-seat movie theater, a stone wine cellar, and an infinity-edged pool.
Poised at the end of a long, private drive, this stunning 29,000-square-foot mansion perched atop a mesa sits on a 20-acre swath minutes away from the famed Beverly Hills Hotel.
Among the seven-bedroom, 13-bath home's plethora of enviable features are a wine cellar, a game room, an elevator, and an eight-car garage, not to mention a three-bedroom guesthouse, a mosaic-tiled pool, and a concealed tennis court.
Resting on over three manicured acres, this 4,000-square-foot single-family features fantastic mountain and ocean views.
Featuring four bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, the spectacular, barn-style home—presently listed for $4.479 million—is accompanied by an attached one-bedroom casita with a separate entrance.
Nicknamed "Casbah Cove," this 16,800-square-foot Californian residence is surrounded by panoramic views of the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa mountains and valley.
Enveloped by palm trees, the rich, opulent home located in the exclusive gated Bighorn Golf Club—now on the market for $24.5 million—features exotic motifs designed by a group of skilled Moroccan craftsmen.