Whether it’s looking out onto gently rolling hills serene aquamarine waters, each one of these listings features a well-appointed terrace, patio or veranda with stunning, elegant panoramas – designed to impress and delight your house guests.
1 of 6 | World Class Montecito Grandeur
This impeccably designed home offers views overlooking both the ocean and mountains, none more impressive than the living room loggia opening out onto the seemingly endless horizon. The south terrace view gives glimpses of the ocean as well as rose, flower and organic vegetable gardens and reflecting pond with fountain. The north terrace reveals verdant mountains, classically-inspired statues and manicured hedges.
$48,500,000 | 1627 East Valley Road, Montecito, CA 93108 | View Listing
2 of 6 | A Remarkable, One-of-a-Kind Compound
Just 10 miles from San Francisco, you'll find a home that defies convention – one so unique in its remarkable collection of ecological materials, it was built with absolute respect for the environment, yet is magnificently appointed with chic sophistication. Celebrating art, form, and function, this architectural triumph offers verdant veranda views across rolling hillsides and out to the iconic San Francisco skyline. Nothing you've seen before can prepare you for the jaw-dropping skyline that you and your guests will enjoy.
$25,000,000 | Corte Madera, CA 94925 | View Listing
3 of 6 | Built to Perfection in Greenwich
Set in a large square cobblestone courtyard on 4 lakeside acres, the meticulously manicured grounds of this magnificent estate combine privacy with grandeur. Cobblestone stairs lead to a terrace sitting by the pool and guesthouse, surrounded by bursts of colors in the form of beautiful flowers and rich green trees. Large balconies with decorative wrought iron railings off bedrooms offer additional outdoor seating and views of the beautiful landscape.
$12,500,000 | 20 Sherwood Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06831 | View Listing
4 of 6 | Modern Bay Front That Makes a Statement
This striking, recently completed new-build modern home sits directly on the Southampton waterfront, offering 360-degree bay and ocean views. But the real magic is inside, with interiors designed by a noted New York City architect, featuring ultra-modern industrial elements like floating staircases with exposed iron supports.
$10,750,000 | 49 La Forest Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937 | View Listing
5 of 6 | A Timeless Turnkey Sonoma County Estate
Taking its inspiration from timeless Old World villas, this estate sits nestled in the undulating landscape of Wine Country. Indoor and outdoor living are inextricably linked here, with a marvelous raised terrace ideal for both tranquil relaxation and the grandest of entertaining. The olive lined paths leads to the alluring swimming pool and its sunny terra-cotta-hued terrace which is overlooked by an inviting, one-bedroom guesthouse. Sit surrounded by raised garden beds, a family fruit orchard and 60 olive trees.
$8,850,000 | 2985 Wild Turkey Run, Glen Ellen, CA 9544290068 | View Listing
6 of 6 | Extraordinary Santa Fe Views
Poised in the most private part of the gated Circle Drive Compound, this Kim Unger built Pueblo Revival home is perched on the hill with extraordinary views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Tesuque Valley and the Ski Basin. The exposed, tiled veranda overlooks green hillsides and a skyline that stretches for miles.