When considering the ultimate at-home luxuries, having a helipad may well be top of the list. For ease of travel, commuting, and hosting guests from afar, the space required for a helipad, and for a helicopter to maneuver, can be hard to come by; however, these five exceptional properties not only have the facilities for a perfect landing, but also host remarkable homes that are well worth traveling by helicopter to visit.
Appalachia Mountain Retreat, Troutdale, Virginia
Seeking complete seclusion, mountain range views for miles, and unbeatable sunrises and sunsets? Then this 360-acre High Mountain Virginia property of largely untouched prime real estate is the perfect fit. With cabins, a pond, and plenty of pastures for exploring and immersing oneself in nature, the property is also self-reliant with off-grid solar, wind, and water infrastructure. And while the incredible views and vast land can keep this property wild and remote, the helipad, landing strip, and hangar for storage, make it easy to come and go whenever nature calls.
A Touch of Class Villa, Rhodes, Greece
The luxury Mediterranean lifestyle awaits at this modern, six-bedroom home set high on a hill with pristine Aegean Sea views—and with its on-site helipad, it’s easy to arrive at a moment’s notice. Bright and airy inside with beautiful marble floors, the home exudes tranquility, especially with the sauna, steam bath, and spa for constant relaxation. The outdoors also feel like a personal oasis, with the lush, manicured gardens and infinity pool. Safeguarding this sense of tranquility is the equally high-tech Smart Home security system that can be controlled remotely.
Cubist Style Masterpiece, Stockholm, Sweden
At this captivating seven-bedroom home, the Swedish seaside is conveniently accessible with a helipad pier to make excursions, commuting, or weekend getaways a breeze. And who wouldn’t want to frequent a home designed to maximize nature’s beauty? Expansive windows throughout the house offer serene views and optimized natural light, and with an outdoor infinity pool, it’s a seaside sanctuary where city life can be left behind—without being too far out of reach.
Cul-de-sac Contemporary Estate, Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles, California | Michael B. Bell, Sotheby’s International Realty – Pasadena Brokerage
Homeowners and guests can come and go effortlessly from this six-bedroom, 5,882-square-foot resort-style home in the La Cañada hills, which features a decorative helipad and spectacular mountain views. Modern finishes and a plethora of amenities await indoors including a theater and tech room, home gym, gourmet chef’s kitchen, and even a built-in dog house. Entertain all year in quintessential Californian style in the backyard complete with swimming pool, spa, and a barbeque station.
Spacious Resort Estate, Delanson, New York
Situated on 14 private acres, this countryside oasis offers relaxation and respite from city life while remaining exceptionally accessible with a helipad on the grounds. The impeccable landscaped exterior provides plenty of outdoor entertainment with its oversized heated pool, waterfall, and cabana kitchen and gazebo. The 8,500-square-feet of indoor space also presents plenty of activities, including a basketball court and full gym, game room, and a hot tub. At the end of a day of swimming, soaking, playing, and dining, enjoy the stunning sunsets from the property’s elevated vantage.
The opportunity to purchase a property with a helipad can be rare, but these five estates boast extraordinary homes in addition to the convenience that comes with helicopter transportation. Whether it’s used for maximizing weekend retreat time, ease of commuting, or the ability to fly in guests from afar to entertain, a helipad is a true amenity of luxury living.
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