By Josh Saunders
A romantic Notting Hill townhouse, a fairy tale French mansion and other luxurious properties reaching the finals for the WORLD’S BEST HOME.
The top ten abundant abodes, that are all up for sale, have been shortlisted as part of the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt in the Global Homes category.
A combined venture from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®, any participant casting their vote before July 17 will be entered into a £7.55k (10kUSD) sweepstake.
Listed in their impressive mansions is a ski resort nestled in the Canadian mountains, a beautiful Notting Hill home, an Italian former property of Michael Douglas and more.
Paul Boomsma, President/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, said: “It’s always a thrill to see which of the incredible featured properties attract the most attention from HGTV’s audience of home enthusiasts,”
“We are delighted to join forces with HGTV again this year to showcase some of our members’ most stunning listings, from the ever-popular Waterfront Homes category to the exciting new collection of Urban Digs.”
A four-floor mid-terraced home on Lansdowne Road, in Notting Hill, London, worth an impressive £7.25 million beat off stiff competition to reach the finals.
The 3002 square foot British home boasts an impressive high-ceilinged drawing room, five bedrooms, open plan kitchen, dining room, parking, access to a south-east facing garden and more.
A beautiful mansion set in a calm leafy suburb in Ville-D’Avray, France, is worth £2.3 million (2.7m euros).
The location is described as a French fairy tale home due to its classic design, originally built in that 1850, but has been recently renovated.
A mansion that has been home stars from Michael Douglas to Laurence Olivier, Charloten Heston, and more, based off the famous Apian Way, in Rome, Italy.
The property listed for 20 million euros is around 300 meters from the Tomb of Cecilia Matella and 10 minutes from the Colosseum, part of an important archaeological site.
Set in the romantic hills of a mostly exclusively spot, the San Miguel De Allende, Mexico, location with its sunset views stretching for miles and elegance has been described as being fit for royalty.
The contemporary casa has been listed for £1.81 million (2.4millionUSD).
A treetop estate mere-moments away from the mountains, in Whistler, Canada, offers uninterrupted views, lakes and trails for £8.55 million (14.95million CSD).
A beachfront masterpiece on Zinkwazi Beach, South Africa, in a nature lover’s delight will allow the occupant to hear African fish eagles cry and watch them soar over the £1m (R19.5million) home.
An opulent home in Cape Town, South Africa, with breath-taking mountainside views, koi ponds and more, is up for £3m (R55million).
A prestigious luxury complex in Sozopol, Bulgaria, with access to a gourmet restaurant, prayer temple, historic excavations and fascinating sea views.
A secluded coastal villa in Romazzino, Italy, mars traditional architecture with modern amenities and crystal clear water views.
Overlooking the Aegean Sea, a luxury beachfront home in Crete, Greece, with its own sandy beach also made the shortlist.
To view the contest and cast your vote visit: www.HGTV.com/househunt