A million-dollar-home in a sought-after location is a rare find in many mature real estate markets. But elsewhere in the world, property in this price bracket provides the ultimate in luxury: private pools, breathtaking views and beachfront living.
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Penthouse in Metro Manila, Philippines
Price: 44,000,000 Philippine Pesos (~USD 984,350)
This classy 290 square meter condominium is centrally located in the ultra-luxury Essensa East Forbes development in Metro Manila. The semi-furnished lower penthouse unit offers three bedrooms, four bathrooms and sweeping views over the surrounding Makati district thanks to the floor-to-ceiling aluminium and glass windows. There are wooden floorboards, granite kitchen bench tops and high-end finishes throughout, ensuring the ultimate in luxury living in the financial center of the Philippines.
Waterfront Apartment in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Price: 3.5 million Saudi Riyal (~USD 933,245)
A brand new apartment located in Bay La Sun within the King Abdullah Economic City megaproject could be yours for less than USD 1 million. Measuring 198 square meters, the unit has three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, staff quarters and sea views. Residents enjoy access to a swimming pool, gym, children’s play area and several great restaurants.
Contemporary villa by the beach in Bali, Indonesia
Price: 13,750,000,000 Indonesian Rupiah (~USD 1.04 million)
This four-bedroom luxury residence is located in sought-after Brawa, within walking distance of the beach and a short drive to Seminyak’s shopping and dining district. The property features: spacious open plan living areas, a modern kitchen with quality appliances, two upstairs master suites with walk-in wardrobes and seating areas, two guest bedrooms with ensuites, and a covered outdoor lounge area overlooking the pool and gardens.