If you are moving from your present home and looking for a luxury apartment, you are indeed in for a treat, for there are very special ones available in good locations. Of course, one of the things to consider is the location of the apartment. Are you city dwellers? Do you love life in the suburbs? Are you wanting the peace and quiet of country living? Wherever you head, these are some of the amenities you can expect in a luxury apartment.
When you live in a luxury apartment, you will not have door to door salesmen or other strangers knocking at your door. In many instances, your guests will have to go through a security gate that is manned by a guard. In addition, the security guards will be on duty twenty-four hours a day. Your own apartment will also have its own security system, often with special monitoring devises that you can check even when you're away from your home.
Perhaps as newlyweds you lived in a one-bedroom apartment that had a combination living and dining area, a cracker box kitchen and a tiny bathroom. Now you'll be looking at spacious rooms with high ceilings and architectural details that make each room very special. Look for things like archways between rooms, quality doors that are stunning to look at, and windows that have been beautifully designed.
In a luxury apartment, you will find exquisite chandeliers in the dining room and the living room, and even many of the other rooms. Cabinetry and countertops in the kitchen and the bathrooms will be made of the finest materials and each piece of hardware will be gorgeous. There will often be gorgeous shelves with hidden lighting in them. While you expect to have a fireplace in the main living area, many luxury apartments also have a fireplace in the master bedroom.
Your first apartment may not even have had a dishwasher or a garbage disposal. In a luxury apartment you'll have both of those, and you will more than likely also have a trash compactor. The stovetop, refrigerator, ovens, dishwasher, and any other appliances will be state-of-the-art equipment. A central vacuum system will often be in place, too.
If you have chosen a two-story apartment, yours might have an elevator in it. The apartments may have an exercise room and a library or an office as part of the floor plan. A patio for outdoor entertaining and a small yard can also be found in a special apartment.
Talk to a professional like Kimball Real Estate to find your dream apartment.