Blue heron. Lake Las Vegas
Stargazing sessions are on the rise as people try to relieve stress, connect with nature, and gain perspective for a new year. On a clear night, stargazers can see with the naked eye 2.5 million light years away. Locations with an unobstructed view and low light pollution offer optimal opportunities for observing stars. These five US homes offer buyers access to nearby national parks, natural areas, and idyllic surroundings to marvel at the night sky.
Kona, Hawaii Island Home | $ 3.85 million, 3 bed, 3.5 bath, 3,849 square feet
Located on the Big Island of Hawaii in a location on the Kona coast where ancient Hawaiian kings once lived, ‘Alani Residence 3 was on the market for indoor and outdoor living for $ 3.85 million Outdoor area with the Hawaiian breeze by day and night conceives the full starry sky by night. The spacious house with 3 beds and 3.5 bathrooms, which was designed by Glazier Le Architects, is located on the remote, large volcanic island of Hawai’i, embedded in the spacious private residential community Kohanaiki. The exterior of the ‘Alani 3 features a striking copper roof and stucco walls that are accented with mahogany sliding doors.
Step into an open great room and a well equipped kitchen connected to spacious bedrooms and guest suites. Open the pocket doors of the great room to take in the beautiful view of a palm-tree landscape and feel the refreshing breeze on your porch. Cool off in the pool or enjoy a relaxing dip in the spa after a day in the sun. This home is located between the 7th and 8th holes of the Rees Jones golf course, members only and has breathtaking views of the golf course. Future owners of this home have access to all of the amenities of the Kohanaiki community – including an expansive lap pool, on-site microbrewery, beachfront restaurant, sushi chophouse, wine tasting room, bowling alley, spa, tennis, water sports adventures, private beach and much more.
Did you know Hawaii is the only US state where you can see both the North Star and the South Cross? From the remote destination of Hawai’i, residents can see over 80% of all stars visible from Earth.
The terraces / etco houses
Pasadena, California city home | $ 3.68 million, 3 bed, 5 bath, 2 half bath, 3,947 square feet
Located 20 minutes from the Griffith Observatory and just 12 minutes from the Angeles National Forest (home of the Templin Highway, a stargazing area that has long been a favorite spot for amateur astronomers), Pasadena has been a special place for the astronomy years for more than 100 years. Many significant discoveries in astronomy, including magnetic fields in sunspots, the expansion of the universe, and the first evidence of dark matter, were made by Pasadena astronomers. With a rich history in astronomy, Pasadena has become a breeding ground for innovation and has spawned a number of innovative discoveries.
The terraces in the Ambassador Gardens by etco Homes offer a collection of 60 modern apartments and townhouses in the historic Ambassador Gardens. The residences with interiors by Los Angeles-based designers Casa Stilo and Meredith Baer cost between 2 million and 4,430 square meters and offer floor plans with three and four bedrooms as well as up to three bathrooms and two guest toilets.
The residents enjoy a special concierge and security features. Each three story townhouse has private elevators, butler pantries, personal four-car garages, rooftop decks, and more. The terraces are just a few minutes’ walk from the fashionable old town of Pasadena and offer residents a unique variety of historical, cultural, shopping and dining destinations. The sales gallery is now open for private demonstrations or a virtual tour by appointment.
McCall, Idaho Mountain Home | $ 4.75 million, 4 bed, 5.5 bath, 5,325 square feet
Idaho’s night sky has been named the gold standard for stargazing. The state is home to the country’s first and only international dark sky reserve, which has been awarded Gold Tier status by the International Dark Sky Association and is reserved for the darkest skies. McCall, Idaho, is just a few hours away.
This beautiful modern mountain home is located just outside the prestigious gates of the Whitetail Club private shared apartment, which is listed for $ 4.75 million. The custom 4 bed, 5.5 bath home is finished to the highest standard: including wide plank cedar, metal cladding and roof, radiant heat on all floors, including garages. Gorgeous custom record counters, pella wood windows and LED lighting, premium low voltage sound system and electronic blinds. Incredible landscaping and outdoor lighting offer breathtaking views of the Salmon River Mountains.
Spanning 5,325 square feet, the home also includes a state-of-the-art lounge with an outdoor terrace, a full-size office, part of the main wing and a one bedroom guest house. Five garages with an epoxy resin car and a fire pit with water make this house a visual dream in every way.
The Whitetail Club is McCall’s premier 1,300 acre private real estate community and offers a four-season sanctuary in the Salmon River Mountains. Ideal for a second, third or primary home, the Whitetail Club offers bespoke residential areas, townhouses and cottages for up to $ 5M. The top amenities include an 18-hole golf course designed by Andy North with a length of 7,200 meters, which is referred to as one of the best golf courses of the golf week, private cycling / cross-country skiing trails, a saltwater pool and a beach with trout ponds, an ice rink and an indoor tennis and fitness center, a 36-slip marina with full service, lake clubhouse with full access to the private beach / lake, private restaurant / bar and rooms for teenagers / children as well as an incomparable club program with curated excursions only outdoors, private Shuttles to two nearby ski mountains, restaurants and music events for the whole family.
Anadalusia Country Club
Coachella Valley, California desert home | $ 2.25M, 4 beds, 4.5 baths, 5,131 square feet
A favorite haven for some of Hollywood’s biggest stars since the 1920s, Coachella Valley is also a great setting for other stargazing. Two international dark sky parks (Joshua Tree National Park and Borrego Springs) are an hour’s drive from La Quinta away and offer an incredibly beautiful view of the night sky.
With 15-foot ceilings, contemporary finishes, and plenty of natural light, this signature Coachella Valley list has all of the glamor of the festival season paired with an enviable resort vibe. The exterior of this Andalusian house is influenced by the romantic Spanish style of the club’s namesake, which is characterized by a spacious design and modern interior. Enter through an enclosed portico that leads to a spacious courtyard. Inside there are four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a home office, a picturesque restaurant and an attached casita, including a guest suite and an own office, which are accessible via a separate entrance. Residence 426 is a 5,000-square-foot enclave and features vanishing floor-to-ceiling pocket doors that offer breathtaking views of the Coral and Santa Rosa Mountains, as well as an outdoor entertainment area suitable for the whole family. The house is currently priced at $ 2.25 million.
The Andalusia Country Club is the leading holiday community in La Quinta and offers breathtaking views of the Santa Rosa and Coral Mountains. It offers excellent desert houses with a spacious design and modern interior. The exterior is influenced by the romantic Spanish style reminiscent of its namesake. Just outside the gates, Andalusia is on the cusp of one of California’s most remarkable hiking and biking trail systems in the Santa Rosa Mountains.
Blue heron. Lake Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada desert home | $ 4M, 3 bed, 3.5 bath, 4,707 square feet
With so much neon magic in the air, it’s easy to forget that there are indeed stars in the sky over Las Vegas. Las Vegas offers easy access to so much wilderness, including national and state parks, national monuments, nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries, and recreational areas.
On the cliff top overlooking Lake Las Vegas, the Trace home, which is on the market for $ 4 million, has a dramatic entrance and living spaces that extend in multiple directions for expansive views Enable desert landscape. The 4,707 square meter house with 3 beds and 3.5 bathrooms invites you harmoniously into nature with its spacious sliding glass doors that make the characteristic desert landscape part of the decor. Vantage homes have been designed using the design philosophy that is Blue Heron’s vision, with sleek textures that pay tribute to the desert terrain and lavish outdoor natural stone elements.
Vantage by Blue Heron, a design-led development company, is a luxury gated community of 37 unique homes with cross-border elevations and modern details starting at $ 1.9 million. Blue Heron’s design philosophy is evident in each of Vantage’s three flexible floor plans, which range from 2,800 to 4,700 square feet.