Luxury Villas with A Difference
Luxury villas can be found all over the world in every different shape and size. Some are individual designs with personal touches, others more established traditional dwellings with character. There is of course one more category..the unusual.
Unique and unusual luxury homes, although more difficult to find, often have curiously designed spaces to cater for their demanding and eclectic buyers. For instance, the Microsoft mogul himself opted for a 'batcave' design for his $12.3 billion dollar luxury home.
We take a look at some of the more interesting luxury villas and the amazing modifications, gadgets, conversions and elaborate designs some homeowners are willing to go to get what they want. Come on the tour and discover some truly incredible villas...
Canalside Property For Peanuts!
Canalside properties and waterfront homes often command a massive premium in the property market. However, there are cheaper ways to live near the water, if you are prepared to be slightly creative with your property purchase.
A couple back in 2004 bought a toilet block by the beach in Norfolk and spent a mere £85,000 renovating it into a luxury two bedroom home. Auctions are fantastic places to grab a bargain if you are prepared to put the work in. There are plenty of interesting properties around and with a bit of imagination make fantastic places to live.
Houseboats are a fantastic way to live on the water, have a room with a view and plenty of space for the same price as a bedsit in the capital. Furthermore if you are willing to put in some time and effort in refurbishing, then your budget be cut even further...