7 Ultra-luxe Homes to Buy in Asia this April

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Whether you’re looking for a holiday home or an investment opportunity, we’ve scouted out all the best ultra-luxe homes to buy in Asia this month.

1. Cloud Thonglor-Phetchaburi by Risland, Bangkok

Rising above all other developments on Phetchaburi Road, Cloud Thonglor-Phetchaburi by Risland is regarded as the tallest luxury residential development project in Bangkok’s newest emerging business and lifestyle district. Inspired by the revelation of a clear sky after rainfall, the skyscraper impressively boasts a semi-outdoor U-shape Sky Swimming Pool atop the roof, complete with sun deck, jacuzzi and kid’s pool, as well as a seating area and a rooftop garden. Other facilities include a fully-equipped fitness and golf simulator, yoga studio, theatre, sauna, library with meeting room and more. The 581 sq.ft. Cloud Double Exclusive unit with two ensuite bedrooms is currently priced at HK$2,171,442.

2. Concourse Skyline Penthouse, Beach Road, Singapore

Priced at HK$263,346,945, the Concourse Skyline Penthouse — with its stunning, almost 360-degree panoramic view of the Singapore skyline, internationally-acclaimed design and bespoke furnishings — is one that will set the bar high for modern-day luxury living.

A partnership between public-listed developer Hong Fok Corporation Limited, luxury magazine Robb Report Singapore and acclaimed interior design firm The I.D. Dept., this 11,130 sq.ft. Super Penthouse (a rare category of penthouses exceeding 10,000 sq.ft. in floor area) occupies the top two floors (levels 39 to 41, including the private roof garden) of the Concourse Skyline residential tower, and features a sophisticated, one-of-a-kind living space that is specifically designed for the ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

The first floor and the roof garden have been transformed into the perfect spaces for entertaining, and the second-floor comprised of private living spaces including an outdoor pool for relaxation and pampering. The entire place — with five bedrooms including a master ensuite large enough for two king-sized beds — is furnished with some of the world’s finest furnishing, décor and home products. Examples include an exclusive made-to-order chandelier personally installed by the Paris-based glass artist Nathalie Ziegler, an elegant rocking chair by acclaimed British-Israeli designer Ron Arad — one of only 12 pieces worldwide — and a free-standing Meisterstuck Soundwave bathtub in matte black by luxury German brand Kaldewei, which pulsates with the beat of the music once connected to a Bluetooth device.

An added bonus? The new buyer who purchases the penthouse before end of August will get to keep a rare 1.01-carat icy-blue diamond, valued at S$3.02 (approx. HK$16,520,466), that is currently sitting inside a secret wall safe within the property.

3. Marinella, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows for an incredible view overlooking the Aberdeen Marina Club and out towards the South China sea, this 1,355 sq.ft., two-bedroom apartment is located in one of Hong Kong’s most esteemed addresses. The double-storied unit hosts two glass balconies extending out from the living and dining room. Both bedrooms come with its own bathrooms for maximum privacy, and there’s a fully equipped open kitchen for those who enjoy entertaining friends and family with a home-cooked meal. Occupants will be able to enjoy the development’s luxurious facilities from the grand lobby to the club house, as well as the high standard of property management and services. This unit, with the asking price of HK$55,000,000, comes with covered car-parking space.

4. Reignwood Hamilton Scotts, Scotts Road, Singapore

The perfect home for supercar lovers, this three-bedroom apartment on Singapore’s Scotts Road houses the highest ensuite sky car porch in the world, so you can keep your toys close and proudly on display 24/7. At 2,756 sq.ft. and an asking price of HK$76,703,242, everything is state-of-the-art, and that includes a spectacular unblocked view over Goodwood Hills’ lush, tropical rainforest — rather apt for the occasion, we think. Buyers will enjoy the grand lobby equipped with 24-hour advanced security system including audio-video intercom, ERP car-park barrier system and biometric (fingerprint) access, plus private lift lobby at every floor. Other creature comforts include marble-floored living and dining areas, ensuite bathrooms, and brand-name amenities such as a Poliform built-in wardrobe from Italy, Poggenpohl kitchen system, Miele kitchen appliances and more.

5. The Esse Sukhumvit 36, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 

Located at the prime area of Central Bangkok with the Thong Lor BTS just 20m away, Esse Sukhumvit 36 is a joint development project by Singha Estate and Hongkong Land, comprising 338 apartment units sitting atop a podium deck of luxury facilities. Everything is designed by internationally renowned consultants, where residents can enjoy sophisticated interiors with high quality finishes, along with expansive amenities, including a 25 metre-lap pool, jacuzzi, onsen, yoga room, golf simulator room, rooftop amenity garden and sky bar. Completing in 2020, unit options at Esse Sukhumvit 36 span from one to four bedrooms, with prices ranging from TH฿12,600,000 to 93,000,000 (Approx. HK$2,993,320 to HK$22,093,554).

6. Vallon de Merville, Country Height Damansara, Kuala Lumpur

Conveniently located just 10 minutes away from the city centre and three minutes to One Utama Megamall, this luxurious bungalow, with the asking price of HK$35,977,000, occupies a land area of 12,019 sq.ft. and a built-up area of 11,884 sq.ft. It comes with a brand new interiors across all 4 bedrooms and its living spaces, including a private pool, home cinema and personal gym room, surrounded by greenery — ideal for those preferring a peaceful, quality lifestyle.

7. Harbour View House, Ocean Drive, Singapore

Situated at the northern area of Sentosa Cove, the Harbour View House is a two-storey seaside bungalow spanning 12,500 sq.ft, with a sea view facing the soon-to-be Greater Southern Waterfront.

This modern, minimalistic 6-bedroom architecture is the work of the renowned SCDA Architects, and comprised of a courtyard with a gorgeous outdoor pool, with two wings — East and West — on opposite sides that are connected via an entry pavilion at its south. The two-storey East Wing houses the main living areas, while the single-storey West Wing is dedicated to a home office and entertainment areas. Priced at HK$427,938,786, it’s only expected that the Harbour View House has everything that goes beyond the definition of luxury.

As of the publishing date of this article, any aforementioned properties were available for sale. We cannot guarantee that these properties will be available for sale indefinitely, so please check the respective listings for the most up-to-date information.

Cindie Chan