Aside from the kitchen, few spaces in the modern home take higher design priority than the spa-like bath. With details that range from sophisticated tile and swaths of regal marble to expansive glass-walled showers and tubs that double as works of art, these contemporary baths are sure to make a splash.
1 of 10 | Stunning Waterfront Condominium Home
On the prime northwest corner of a prestigious new full-service building in Brooklyn Bridge Park, this 2,495-square-foot, three-bedroom residence exemplifies youthful contemporary style and enjoys a breathtaking view, both from the interiors and from the private rooftop cabaña and garden. The master suite’s bath is finished with mosaic floors crafted from handsome hand-clipped stone, a freestanding tub, a contrasting wall clad in warming wood planks, a double shower behind an expanse of glass, and a two-sink vanity.
$5,345,000 | 1 John Street Apt 5B Brooklyn, NY 11201 | VIEW LISTING
2 of 10 | Magnificent Modern Château
Designed by celebrated interior architect Lauren Rottet, this distinctive 8,159-square-foot home reinterprets a French country château through a modern lens. The crisp contemporary façade is softened by handsome rustic materials, from reclaimed wood to Texas limestone. In the master suite—one of five bedrooms—drawers and door frames of wood create a warm, welcoming touch in the accompanying bath, a bastion of refined modern style with a window-side soaking tub and a spacious glass-walled shower.
$8,500,000 | 9111 Memorial Drive Houston, TX 77024 | VIEW LISTING
3 of 10 | The Carlton Mansion
A rarity in New York City, this newly constructed limestone townhouse elegantly marries modern style and conveniences with the classical grandeur of a Manhattan mansion. Perfectly sited between Madison and Fifth Avenues, it offers nearly 10,000 square feet of grandly proportioned rooms, including a master suite that occupies a full floor and features a luxurious bath, where clean white surfaces, striking black stone and wood, and expanses of mirrors unite in a space of consummate contemporary style.
$40,000,000 | 19 East 61st Street New York, NY 10065 | VIEW LISTING
4 of 10 | Modern Bay Area Masterpiece
Internationally renowned Robert Swatt designed this contemporary architectural tour de force, which encompasses approximately 10,700 square feet, six bedrooms, and seven and one-half baths. Each space is imbued with a sense of weightlessness and precise attention to detail. The master suite—on the upper level, reached via a floating staircase—features a sybaritic bath with an eye-catching variety of colors and textures, an oversized glass-walled shower, and a modern soaking tub sited for enjoyment of spellbinding views.
$18,000,000 | 10718 Mora Dr Los Altos Hills, CA 94024 | VIEW LISTING
5 of 10 | Designer’s Private East Hampton Residence
On a gated acre near East Hampton’s Georgica Pond, this spectacular new home blends classic Hamptons style with eye-catching modern flair and smart-home technology. Its approximately 8,600-square-foot floor plan offers seven bedrooms, two of which are master suites. Each includes a luxurious contemporary en suite bath boasting dazzling radiant-heated stone tile, private water closets, relaxing spa showers flooded with natural light, and enticing freestanding tubs with striking modern style.
$10,195,000 | 200 Georgica Road East Hampton, NY 11937 | VIEW LISTING
6 of 10 | Striking San Francisco Penthouse
Featuring the impeccable design of Edmonds + Lee Architects, this penthouse home on the eastern side of San Francisco’s Marina is filled with meticulous contemporary elements and enviable views of the Golden Gate Bridge and beyond. Among its three bedrooms and two baths is a stylish master suite that boasts a luxurious bath with tranquil natural hues, a Victoria & Albert soaking tub, a frameless glass-enclosed shower, and a dual-sink vanity.
$2,925,000 | 1456 Chestnut St Apt 3 San Francisco, CA 94123 | VIEW LISTING
7 of 10 | Significant Style
An exemplar of modern architecture and design, this refined retreat offers more than 5,400 square feet of stylish living space and floor-to-ceiling windows affording panoramic views of the city that stretch from downtown to the ocean. Beneath a unique circular skylight, a freestanding modern soaking tub anchors the sizeable master bath, ringed by a spacious vanity and an oversized shower that is a vision of stone and glass.
$4,999,000 | 8461 Carlton Way Los Angeles, CA 90069 | VIEW LISTING
8 of 10 | Stylish Modern Serenity in Los Angeles
Sophisticated timeless design, generous proportions, and quintessential indoor-outdoor California living are hallmarks of this modern 6,288-square-foot hacienda, centered around a lush lawn and enticing swimming pool. In addition to a restful bedroom, dual closets, a warming fireplace, and access to a private balcony, the secluded and serene master suite enjoys a light-filled contemporary bath, where marble, wood, and glass combine to stunningly stylish effect.
$9,500,000 | Off-Market Los Angeles, CA 90069 | VIEW LISTING
9 of 10 | Modern Vineyard Estate
With its generous, airy proportions and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, this 6,700-square-foot, seven-bedroom residence is a singular example of artful organic architecture and minimalist modernist design on approximately 20 acres in the heart of wine country. Nearly every room sets a new standard for modern living—in particular the sumptuous master suite, which exudes an ambience of spaciousness and light and includes a lavish spa-like bath replete with surfaces of honed Brazilian Luce di Luna marble.
$42,000,000 | 1561 S Whitehall Lane St. Helena, CA 94574 | VIEW LISTING
10 of 10 | Pebble Beach Contemporary
This striking contemporary residence offers a California contemporary aesthetic while preserving the Monterey pines and terrain. Its effortless floor plan offers three bedroom suites, among them a sophisticated master retreat that includes a generous modern bath with a fireplace. Among its stylistic highlights are a stone and wood vanity, a distinctive tub and an open shower outfitted with sleek contemporary hardware.