6 Stunning Luxury Homes With Windows On The World

Great natural light can give a boost to any property. These residences for sale have an abundance of natural light from walls of windows and take in the views from their locations worldwide. 

A park-like setting in France

Location: Lyon, France

Price: $6.7 million

This apartment sits on the first floor of a private turn-of-the-last-century mansion on the Boulevard des Belges. There is private access to Tête-d’Or Park and views of it and its lake from tall French windows, which lead to two large terraces.

The 3,380-square-foot apartment has six bedrooms, including a primary suite overlooking the park. 

It is listed with Group Mercure.


Overlooking the high desert

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Price: $3.2 million

Built in the 1960s, this modern home takes in unique high desert views from its wood-beamed open floor plan and four bedrooms. The majority of its windows were replaced in 2020, as was the septic system and stucco.

The property also has a new landscaping irrigation system and a three-car heated garage. Located in the prestigious Vista Encantada subdivision, it’s less than two miles from the Santa Fe Plaza.

It is listed with Aviva Schear of Barker Realty.


Soaring in the L.A. skyline

Location: West Hollywood, California

Price: $4.495 million 

This two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom, renovated apartment sits on the 20th floor of West Hollywood’s Sierra Towers, a 31-story building built in 1965 that’s the highest residential tower in Los Angeles.

Floor-to-ceiling windows take in the vast city skyline and lead to an expansive terrace. 

It is listed with Josh Greer of Hilton & Hyland.


Island views and beyond

Location: Maui, Hawaii

Price: $6.12 million

The largest property in the Wailea Golf Vistas development, this home takes advantage of its coastal Maui location, with ocean and outer island views from nearly every room. Served by an elevator as well as a sweeping curved staircase, the home has two bedroom suites, an office and a den that can be used as a third bedroom.

Outside is a plunge pool and hot tub and two large covered lanais and a downstairs kitchenette for entertaining.

It is listed with Richard and Jeff Simon of Hawai’i Life.


Sky island in downtown Portland

Location: Portland, Oregon

Price: $2.85 million

This newly-renovated penthouse condo at the 26-story Benson Tower has walls of windows with 360-degree views of Portland, extending to Mount Hood, Mount Saint Helens, Mount Rainier and Mount Adams. It’s currently owned by Dave Dahl, founder of Dave’s Killer Bread and served by a private elevator.

The 2,920-square-foot, three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom apartment features two patios that span the length of both sides of the building, with hookups for a gas grill and fire pit, while there are gas fireplaces in the living room and primary bedroom. The unit includes three deeded underground parking spaces and a storage unit, and building amenities include a lounge, private outdoor gardens, a gym and hot tub.

It is listed with Terry Sprague of LUXE.


Large living in Dubai

Location: Dabai, United Arab Emirates

Price: $17.136 million 

This six-bedroom villa in Dubai’s coastal Jumeirah 3 Villas development. Light pours into the 22,000-square-foot home from the walls of glass, which take in views of the private landscaped grounds.

The home features an open-plan kitchen, balconies and a gym, while outdoors is a pool and hot tub. 

It is listed with Marcela Herrera of Driven Properties.


Barker Realty, Driven, Groupe Mercure, Hawaii Life, Hilton & Hyland and LUXE are exclusive members of Forbes Global Properties, a consumer marketplace and membership network of elite brokerages selling the world’s most luxurious homes.