We take a look at the new digs for Dyson founder James Dyson, the most adorable vacay stays ever in Montana, and three places where you might be able to strike a deal on a condo.
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This Doesn’t Suck: Dyson Founder Buys Sky High in Singapore
British inventor (and Dyson founder/spokesman) James Dyson has purchased a reported $54 million US for Singapore’s biggest penthouse — a three-floor residence with a rooftop terrace, private pool, and jacuzzi.
The 21,000 square foot “super penthouse” is located at Wallich Residence, a 64-story tower (the tallest in Singapore). Located in the business district, it has panoramic views of the city, including Marina Bay views.
Dyson’s new abode has five bedrooms (each with their own en-suite), a private garden and viewing deck, a private elevator, storage for 600 bottles of wine, and butler service.
Big Park, Tiny Homes in Glacier National Park
One might argue that it’s a lot easier to abide staying in a tiny home for vacation if right outside that home is 700 miles of hiking and biking trails in a national park. But Travel+Leisure magazine found this adorable tiny house village accommodations just outside Glacier National Park that are just about the perfect place to come back to after a day outdoors.
Each home in the colorful Tiny Home Village at St. Mary’s Village sleeps up to four and has a separate bathhouse with a shower, jetted tub, two sinks, and a toilet. Wi-Fi is also included, as well as a mini-fridge, microwave, and stove.
Potential Luxe Deals In Three Cities
If you’ve been hoping to do a little luxury abode deal shopping, you might want to check out New York, Miami, and Los Angeles, where condos, penthouses, and mansions, respectively, are not flying off the metaphorical shelves.
In Miami, luxury condo sales have decreased 24 percent over the last four years, with the used-to-be-coveted Sunny Isles neighborhood having a potential 17 years of inventory priced at $5 million or more.
In New York, penthouses are getting near fire-sale pricing, with more than half of Manhattan’s luxury homes in the $4 million and up range being sold at discounts in the first half of 2018, and many larger properties being carved into two smaller properties to improve sales.
And in Los Angeles, those fancy mega-mansions that were once the universal sign of making big are now becoming harder to move. Realtors said that some big deals four or five years ago to foreign buyers created a frenzy of new high-end megamansion construction, ultimately forming a glut.
How big of a glut? One property listed at $250 million got a $100 million haircut because it just wasn’t attracting buyers.