February 14, 2014 6:31 pm

Upmarket properties with panoramic views

Five homes with stunning vistas, from a Caribbean island peninsula to a penthouse looking out on Sydney harbour
Penthouse, Vogans Mill Wharf, Bermondsey, London

Penthouse, Vogans Mill Wharf, Bermondsey, London, £3.75m

Where: Next to St Saviour’s dock, a small inlet on the south bank of the river Thames, three miles from central London and 20 miles from Heathrow airport.

What: A three-bedroom penthouse apartment occupying the 16th, 17th and 18th floors of the Vogans Mill building. The property has an open-plan kitchen, a living and dining area, floor-to-ceiling windows and two balconies.

Why: The penthouse has a 360-degree view of London, taking in the Shard, the London Eye, the Tower of London and the City.

Who: Cluttons, cluttons.com, tel: +44 20 7407 3669

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Steele Point, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Steele Point, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, $15m

Where: On the western tip of Tortola, the largest of the British Virgin Islands, and about a 30-minute drive from Terrance B Lettsome airport.

What: A collection of five bedroom suites, each with an en-suite bathroom. All the rooms are clustered around the main L-shaped living area. The property has several terraces, as well as indoor and outdoor dining spaces and a private dock.

Why: Built on a 90ft rocky peninsula, every room at Steele Point has views over the Caribbean and the nearby islands.

Who: Savills, savills.co.uk, tel: +44 20 7016 3740

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262 Central Park West, New York City, US
262 Central Park West, New York City, US, $7.5m

Where: On the edge of Central Park in Manhattan’s Upper Westside, nine miles from LaGuardia airport and 20 miles from JFK airport.

What: A three-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment with a large open-plan living and dining space. The kitchen is fitted with Gaggenau, Thermador, Miele and Bulthaup appliances. The building, which dates from 1929, features a 24-hour concierge service, a gym, bike room and basketball court.

Why: The master bedroom, second bedroom and open-plan living area all have windows that offer spectacular views over Central Park and the city.

Who: Halstead Property, halstead.com, tel: +1 212 734 0010

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Villa, Talamanca, Ibiza, Spain

Villa, Talamanca, Ibiza, Spain, €4.6m

Where: In Can Pep Simó on the south coast of the island, a five-minute drive from Ibiza town and its marinas and 14km from Ibiza airport.

What: A modern four-bedroom, three-bathroom villa with 460 sq metres of interior living space. The open-plan kitchen and dining area on the first floor opens on to a sizeable terrace featuring a seating area and infinity pool.

Why: From the terrace, there are views across the bay to the marina and the Old Town, which has been a Unesco world heritage site since 1999.

Who: Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty, ibiza-sothebysrealty.com, tel: +34 971 310 799

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Northern Penthouse, Sydney Wharf, Sydney, Australia

Northern Penthouse, Sydney Wharf, Sydney, Australia, A$8m

Where: In Pyrmont, a central suburb of Sydney, 2km from the Central Business District and 11km from Sydney airport.

What: A three-bedroom, four-bathroom penthouse with 400 sq metres of living space, two balconies and an outdoor spa. The apartment also comes with an 18-metre berth in Sydney Wharf marina.

Why: The property has panoramic views across the bay of the city skyline and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Who: Savills, savills.com, tel: +61 2 8215 8882

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