Sometimes a little goes a long way. Minimalism is quickly becoming one of the most popular trends in home décor and luxury real estate, with homeowners abandoning their ornate tastes for spaces with a more streamlined aesthetic. Clean and modern design radiate throughout each of the following properties and show that true luxury can be understated and refined.
CONTEMPORARY LIVING IN THE CITY
NEW YORK, NEW YORK | US $29,950,000
Soaring ceilings, remarkable views of the Hudson River and a captivating wraparound terrace are just a few of the highlights of this gorgeous penthouse. This 4-bedroom 4-bathroom masterpiece has an expansive, open floor plan that accentuates the effortless flow throughout the space. Styled with white en suite marble bathrooms and sleek floor to ceiling windows, the home has a simplistic aesthetic that focuses on impeccable interior design and the beautiful view overlooking the city.
CONTEMPORARY MOUNTAINSIDE PROPERTY
SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO | US $3,300,000
An impeccably designed modern property tucked away near the mountainside features beautifully simple details. The 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home has an openness throughout, ideal for showcasing photography, art or interesting sculpture. Picture windows and folding glass panels peer out onto the breathtaking landscape from the indoor lap pool while fiber optic lights shine from above to resemble a desert sky. For added convenience, a Vantage control system provides control of the blinds, radiant heat, and museum quality lighting in the space.
CLEAN AND MODERN DESIGN
BERLIN, GERMANY | €3,200,000
Always on the cutting-edge of modern design, Berlin hosts some of the most contemporary and minimalistic properties in the world. In this sleek villa, natural stone floors and an intimate fireplace within the spacious living area add to the clean and practical nature of the home, while the open spa area and rooftop terrace overlooking Berlin offer a hint of indulgent relaxation. Modern appliances and neutral coloring throughout the home add to this property’s understated charm.
HURLINGHAM, JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA | R13,000,000
Proof that minimalism does not have to be dull, this unique home showcases a unique geometric layout with sporadic pops of color throughout that add a hint of flair to the space. Reminders of the contemporary aesthetic can be seen at every turn, from the distinctive design of the stairs leading to the second floor to the solitary red wall in the kitchen area. The incredible marble floors, high ceilings, and linear aesthetic in the living area contribute to the homes high-tech and contemporary design.
ELUSIVE, MINIMALIST PROPERTY
PUZOL, SPAIN | €850,000
Set in a prime location with an incredibly unique layout, this property is truly a one of a kind. The 4-bedroom 3-bathroom villa features an open living room area, a study, dining room and an incredible kitchen with sleek and modern appliances available at your fingertips. Variations of both height and lighting from room to room add to the exceptional design of the home’s interior, while the gorgeous greenery and linear design of the structure complement the exterior. The simplistic design combined with the unconventional layout of the space add a sense of comfort and quality to the home.