Few types of housing are as naturally cool and stylish as the loft apartment. Boasting smart architecture and flexible floor plans, lofts are perfect for those looking for the sweet spot between relaxation and sophistication.
If that sounds like you, take a look at these five luxury real estate properties, each of which offer the very best in loft living:
1 of 5 | West Village Impressive Loft
This stunning 6,471 square-foot apartment is one of the West Village's largest. Unforgettable for its soaring double height Great Room with 17.5 foot ceilings and a wall of south-facing windows, this three floor apartment stands as one of the most incredible residences in a city rife with them. A perfect location on the intersection of the West Village, SoHo and TriBeCa makes it the epitome of New York loft living.
$11,950,000 | New York, NY | View Listing
2 of 5 | San Francisco Dramatic Box Factory Loft
The Box Factory Lofts, San Francisco's dynamic live-work arts community, is home to this dramatic and generously spaced loft. Set on the top floor of the idyllic northeast corner, the loft is itself a work of art, spanning about 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space. It is a residence for those looking for a sense of community and creative belonging, for artists – or those who aspire to be artists – complete with a private studio and enough space for entertaining neighbors and visitors alike.
$4,950,000 | San Francisco, CA | View Listing
3 of 5 | Silicon Beach Loft-Style Living
Located just a few blocks from Marina Del Rey in the Oxford Triangle of Venice, these dual work and living spaces offer modern comfort, endless flexibility and luxurious livability. Featuring Italian cabinets and marble counter tops with 9 to 30 foot Bow Truss ceilings, skylights and wide balconies, the Silicon Beach Lofts are the very definition of cutting-edge style.
$1,895,000 | Venice, CA | View Listing
4 of 5 | Brooklyn Full Floor Expansive Loft
Two words: Simply breathtaking. There's no better way to describe this wholly unique Brooklyn loft. With oversized timber beams and posts, brick walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, white oak flooring and ceilings that tower at close to 14 feet, stepping into this loft is liable to leave visitors awestruck. The gourmet kitchen and south-facing master bedroom only further cement its wonderful originality.
$4,449,000 | Brooklyn, NY | View Listing
5 of 5 | West Hollywood Architectural Loft
Loft-style condos don't get any nicer than this one in the finest part of West Hollywood. Everything a great condo needs is included, from an open kitchen with Viking appliances to 15 foot exposed ceilings to fully wired surround sound and expansive city views. Its proximity to the Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Blvd. – both within easy walking distance – completes the picture of a premier Los Angeles residence.