Days on the water create incomparable memories between friends and family. In 2020, family activities represented the largest category of growth for boat sales and rentals across the fishing, touring, and day-cruising markets. Private docks provide flexibility, privacy, peace, and easy access to water recreation. Simply tie up and you’re already home. A private boat dock not only adds value to the home but also offers a place to dive in or sit at the edge of the water and watch the sunset.
As it gets warmer, people around the world are ready for some much-needed time on the water. Here are five of the most spectacular homes from around the Americas featuring private docks.
On the shores of Flathead Lake, this mountain modern, new construction home is situated on a 1.5-acre lot with incredible views of Mission Mountain. The lakeside estate boasts seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and 103 feet of gently sloping pebble beach lake frontage. Grand in scale, the home features 360-degree walls of glass that capture stunning mountains and lake views. The walls fully retract creating a seamless flow between interior and exterior living which is perfect for entertaining. Outside, the brand new, concrete covered dock with ample room for boats and jetskis comes with built-in steps that lead directly into the lake.
Upon entering this magical estate, prepare to be enchanted by a beautifully landscaped path that leads to an amazing leaded glass entry that hints at the grandeur within. The rich décor reflects the warmth and grace of the estate whose hallmarks include a massive granite fireplace, exquisite leaded glass, and a sweeping gentlemen’s bar. Outside, find lush open space with awe-inspiring views and lakefront amenities second to none, including a private deck. Featuring six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and approximately 7,400 square feet of living space, this estate is the perfect place to reset.
Inspired by The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, this Venetian Mansion offers grandeur fit for a Czar. Complete with hand-carved Jerusalem Stone, artisan-crafted Venetian plaster with gold leaf inlays, and 24-carat gold Swarovski Crystal Chandeliers. The property consists of a .45 acre lot with 100 feet of direct Intracoastal Waterfront. Featuring over 9,000 square feet of interior living space, including seven elaborate bedrooms and nine bathrooms, this spectacular property is a true work of art.
This beautifully remodeled Lakefront Condominium in Crystal Shores East has gorgeous views of Lake Tahoe from the living room, kitchen, and master bedroom. It features brand new laminate flooring and paint, as well as a brand new wine refrigerator, refrigerator, and microwave. The condominium comes with ample amenities, a private sandy beach, a marina, and a buoy field. Buoy and boat slips are allocated by the HOA for the season. Residents have easy access to the water directly from the unit with assigned parking in front for convenience.
This breathtakingly beautiful property, located in Lac-aux-Sables, Québec, sits on the edge of a white sandy beach and private lake. Both chic and rustic, the lakeside estate uses high-quality materials to combine modern luxuries with the uncomplicated coziness and warmth of a log home. Throughout the interior, spacious open-concept rooms and abundant windows create an open and bright atmosphere. With four bedrooms, three living rooms, and three bathrooms, there is ample space to receive guests. In addition to the beach and the lake, the property also includes access to private snowmobile and ATV trails. This unique home is the perfect place to relax for the summer.