Pictured: A Work Shop Denver project. The group is currently listing a similar new construction opportunity at 3317 W. 33rd Avenue in Denver, Colorado for $1,100,000.

So you have $1 million to burn and want to invest in Denver real estate, but you’re not sure where to start? You could put an offer in on a chic downtown Denver loft with historic pedigree circa 1905 in the heart of the city. Or you could head east, to Park Hill, for a true walker’s paradise and throw down on a 1940s Mediterranean chock full of elegant upgrades. But if you’re looking for something brand spanking new, that lets you live your best life at a mile high, we suggest pointing your home search west. Nestled deep in West Highland, just minutes from downtown, is a million dollar new construction opportunity that will blow. you. away.

Ideally situated at 3317 W. 33rd Avenue sits an incredible new construction property that’s guaranteed to turn heads. It’s brought to you by none other than the folks at Work Shop Denver, one of the city’s premiere builders.

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1361 Nottinghill Court SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, is listed by Ann Despres with Coldwell Banker for $999,999.

Grand Rapids is a gem of a city situated on the Grand River, east of Lake Michigan. With a vibrant arts scene, trend-setting beer and food offerings, plus a slew of lively music venues, there’s a lot to do in Grand Rapids. The locals will tell you it’s easy to get to, easy to get around in, and easy to afford, which begs the question – just how far will $1 million dollars go in Grand Rapids, Michigan? What we find is the ideal Grand Rapids home, clocking in with a list price of $999,999. Let’s take a look inside.

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611 Delrey Road, Whitefish, Montana, is currently listed by Dan Slezak with Shadow Creek Land Company for $1.175 million.

At any given destination, the locals always know where to find the best food and entertainment. So picture an entire town envisioned and built by the locals with the primary goal of utilizing its natural resources to provide a unique and memorable recreation location. Sound too good to be true? In Whitefish, Montana, it’s a reality.

Located in the Northern Rocky Mountains of Montana, Whitefish is tucked at the lip of Glacier National Park. The Whitefish range is comprised of numerous lakes, wild and scenic rivers, and an enormous valley that stretches 60 square miles. With easy access to ski resorts, Big Mountain, and Feathered Lake, the exploration options are endless.

Plus, the location of the valley protects against extreme climate changes, which makes it ideal for year-round fun! With so much to love, we had to see how far $1 million would go in Whitefish. What we found would make for one epic second shelter.

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5842 Mount Rockwood Circle, Waco, Texas is currently listed by Roman Novian with Coldwell Banker Apex Realtors for $999,000.

Ahh Waco, where do we begin. As the home of the Baylor Bears and HGTV’s hit sensation Fixer Upper, there’s a lot to love about Waco – and it’s not just the cupcakes dished out at Magnolia Table. Waco is a Central Texas city nestled along the beautiful Brazos River. It’s known for the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, and a locally invented soft drink you probably have stocked in your fridge. Here’s looking at you Dr Pepper.

Attractions aside, it’s Waco’s affordable home prices, nationally ranked football team, and charming small town feel that makes it a great place to live. How far does a million dollars go in Waco you ask? Pretty far actually. Here we uncover two million-dollar-beauties, each with great bones and desirable locations, but interiors that would make for one hell of a fixer upper. Ready to take the plunge? These properties are a great place to start.

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2508 Flintgrove Road, Charlotte, North Carolina is currently listed by Heather Mackey with Dickens Mitchener & Associates Inc. for $1,050,000.

Charlotte, North Carolina, is a major cross-section of history and modern living. From its rich Southern heritage to its famed NASCAR roots, Charlotte has plenty to offer the most ambitious of shelter seekers. If you’re looking to unearth layers of historical gems, the prestigious Levine Museum of the South is key, or you could try your luck digging up some gold at the Reed Gold Mine. Have a hankering for outdoor adventure? Take a chance at the U.S. National Whitewater Rafting Center or push your adrenaline to the next level on the world’s tallest and fastest giga roller coaster. Whichever pace you’re feeling, Charlotte has you covered.

This begs the question…What can I get for $1 million in Charlotte, North Carolina? A lot actually. Here is what I found.

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6034 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, is currently listed by Kimberly Fern of 1st Louisiana Realty for $1,074,990.

The “Big Easy” is known for its non-stop-nightlife, vibrant music scene, and signature spicy cuisine that plays to its rich heritage of French, African, and American roots. Add to that three centuries of storied celebrations and culture, and it’s no surprise that the most creative second shelter seekers look to New Orleans.

Whether you’re on the hunt for the most authentic and mouth-watering beignets, looking to experience the best jazz on famed Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, or fancy a stroll through the historic French Quarter, New Orleans has endless opportunities to take a step back in time and let loose. This begs the question: What can I get for $1 million in New Orleans? Here’s what I found.

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Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences, Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Starting from $475,000 to $1.285 million a fraction. Photo credit: Shawn O’Connor.

A lot actually. We are so excited to share the newly unveiled model residence at the Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences – the only private residence club with fractional ownership on Kiawah Island and the newest oceanfront offering in over 30 years!

Nestled in an intimate, gated community of 21 residences along the Southern Carolina coast, this Kiawah Island retreat is set to open in October, offering both a penthouse, starting at $1,285,000; and beachfront residences from $475,000.

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3601 Mount Veeder Road is currently listed by Dominic Labriola of LHspaces for $899,000. Photos Courtesy of LHspaces.

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning land in Napa Valley this is your chance! A rare land offering just hit the market that will make your head spin – and not from sipping too much vino. Located at 3601 Mount Veeder Road nestled on 28.1-pristine-acres, sits an exquisite land holding perched at the top of the famous Mt. Veeder Appellation in Napa, California, and it could be yours. The asking price? Under a million, at just $899,000.

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