Luxury Homebuyers Want Baths With Expansive Views

November 17, 2016

Many homeowners like the windows in their bathroom to be semi-opaque. Glass blocks and window film allow for daylight but keep the space private. At the very least, owners will install shades or curtains.

BloombergPursuits writes that high-end buyers want the opposite. They desire bathrooms with big windows, allowing for lots of daylight and jaw-dropping views of the surrounding landscape.

Several high-rises in New York City boast baths that overlook the city. In Miami, all 240 units in the Oceana Bal Harbour building have baths that peer out to the Atlantic Ocean or face the Miami skyline.

“I always suggest designing bathrooms with a view,” said Clodagh, an Irish-born interiors expert. ... “You spend eight or 10 hours in there a week, and it’s one of the places where you can refresh, renew and get natural light. The skin is the largest organ on your body, and taking in natural light is very propitious for health and wellness.”

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