For most people, a home is simply a living space used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence. It is often a house, apartment, or other building, or alternatively a mobile home, houseboat, yurt etc.
But for some people not any building at all can pass for a home, and well if you can afford it, why not get yourself that dream luxury home? While most luxury homes cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to millions, there is nothing in the definition of luxury home that specifically states that a luxury home must cost a lot of money, but at the same time it is implied. Size is also not in the definition of a luxury home but again, it is implied!
So what then makes a luxury home? A luxury home must have a picturesque lot, with at least one breathtaking view, in a fabulous location. Beachfront, lakefront and riverside properties generally qualify, as do mountainside and mountain top homes, but the neighboring cities and their venues and attractions are also part of the picture. For those looking to move into an out of city locations to get the luxury they want, using the right commercial movers is very essential.
A lot of that caliber will cost well over $100,000 and possibly as much as $3 million for an oceanfront lot. I clearly cannot live in these areas and go searching for psw jobs near me.
A luxury home must be of truly unique architecture, and have architectural significance. It must be easily recognizable from other homes. In order to build a real luxury home you will need to hire an architect of great skill and some reputation to design it especially for you. One might be able to save money by choosing a lesser-known and perhaps new architect. You can find some cost saving tips and guides here or simply refer to more than one architect.
Ever wondered how the homes of the rich and famous Ghanaians looks like? From marble floors, stunning views and gold plated walls, a few rich people have opened their homes in Ghana for the cameras and here are some of my favorite picks…
Dr. Kwaku Frimpong
Dr Kwaku Frimpong, Chief Executive Officer of Champion Divine Clinic has a luxurious mansion that is famous for its gym arena and cinema hall. When you own $5.2millon ultra modern hospital you can afford more than expensive cars.
Osei Kwame Despite
Dr Kwame Osei ‘Despite’, Chief Executive Officer of Despite Group of Companies is one of Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs. Kwame Despite owns a conglomerate of media firms in Ghana. He also owns a number of homes across the country. His love for luxurious cars and buildings has been evident from Accra to Kumasi.
One of his most popular homes is the renovated 20-year-old East Legon mansion. According to reports, he designed and supervised the renovation of this building.
Black Stars skipper Asamoah Gyan made the headlines with his $3 million luxury mansion he christened as La Basilica de Baby Jet, which is located in Weija. The three-storey building comes with two bars, a swimming pool that overlooks a water body and has a private access route.