Top 10 Urban Properties with the Best Views

Posted on May 30 2017 - 4:53pm by Housecall
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Be it a penthouse in a Manhattan high-rise or a sprawling estate built into the Hollywood Hills, one of the most sought after aspects for any luxury metropolitan home is the view to go with it. From east to west, Engel & Völkers has rounded up these 10 properties across the U.S. with the most stunning views of their respective cityscapes.

New York, N.Y.


Located on the 66th Floor of the Metropolitan Tower, this 1,457 sq. ft. home boasts stunning floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase Central Park and New York City’s iconic skyline, giving residents their very own views of the best the city has to offer.

Engel & Völkers New York, $4,250,000
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Charleston, S.C.


This 4,000 sq. ft. penthouse overlooks Historic Charleston Harbor as well as the downtown skyline, and with a 30’ window wall, residents are sure to never miss a view.

Prestige Real Estate Group, $2,290,000  
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Las Vegas, Nev.


Located directly in City Center, this property boasts incredible views of the bustling Las Vegas Strip. Floor-to-ceiling windows give residents their own personal view of the Las Vegas lights in one direction and the expansive desert landscape to another.

Engel & Völkers Las Vegas, $1,400,000
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Miami, Fla.Balcony_MiamiLocated in the W. South Beach, this stunning 2,647 sq. ft. penthouse has floor-to-ceiling windows and 2,700 square footage of outdoor space to allow residents ample opportunity to take in beach and ocean views.

Engel & Völkers Miami, $9,950,000
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Chicago, Ill.


Completed in 2015, this 6,850 sq. ft. penthouse features panoramic views of the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan. With 16-foot ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, residents can take in the view from every direction.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, $12,500,000
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Los Angeles, Calif.


This 5,505 sq. ft. ocean view home is tucked in a private cul-de-sac in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in the Upper Riviera. Relax in the infinity pool, taking in views of the canyon and city lights below.

Engel & Völkers Santa Monica, $5,600,000
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Atlanta, Georgia


This penthouse unit features floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing residents to take in views of the stunning Atlanta skyline and, every August, balcony views of the ATP Tournament.

Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta, $1,399,000
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Seattle, Wash.


This penthouse located in downtown Seattle is the most expensive on the market, and with stunning views of the Space Needle, it’s no surprise as to why. Offering more than 5,700 sq. ft. of living space spread between two floors, this condominium was created as a collaboration between designer Gregory Carmichael and architect Rick Sundberg to showcase unparalleled views of Seattle and its natural surroundings.

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty, $13,800,000
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Boston, Mass. 


This stunning 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath residence in South End features beautiful views of the Boston skyline. The unit also boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a massive outdoor space to take in the sights of Boston, sunrise to sunset.

Engel & Völkers Boston, $2,595,000
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San Francisco, Calif.


Nestled in Noe Valley, a small enclave nested above the San Francisco Bay, this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home features panoramic views of the city and bay. The floor plan showcases stunning views at any level, with a lower level dining room opening up to an outdoor living area, and views stretching from Bernal Heights to Nob Hill.

Engel & Völkers San Francisco, $2,288,000
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