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From East To East: The Growing Luxury Real Estate Market In Japan, Dubai, And Taiwan

Honey Deylami – LUXHABITAT Sotheby’s International Realty

Amidst the bustle of Japan, Dubai, and Taiwan, just beyond the bright lights and buzzing streets, there exist hidden oases of tranquility. And while these locales are renowned for their fast-paced lifestyles, they also harbor some of the world’s most exquisite and serene landscapes, making them attractive destinations for luxury property investors.

From lush, modern villas ensconced in verdant gardens to sleek oceanfront views, here are some diverse properties that offer respite from the relentless hustle of daily life.

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Kamakura, a well-kept Japanese secret nestled just south of Tokyo, is graced by the presence of one of the country’s most renowned Great Buddha statues. This enchanting city offers a blend of ancient Zen temples and picturesque hiking trails, providing its residents easy access to both the bustling metropolis of Tokyo and the serene coastal beauty of Kamakura—making it an ideal location for those seeking peace, prestige, and plentitude.

Among the many exceptional properties, the Inamuragasaki Oceanfront Residence truly captures the essence of Kamakura’s allure. Situated on a unique shoulder of ocean, this residence provides panoramic views of Sagami Bay from nearly every room. Clean lines, high-end finishes, and a blend of natural materials—including weathered wood and stone—imbue warmth and comfort into the living spaces.

Coastal Elegance in Kamakura

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Floor-to-ceiling windows provide unobstructed views of the sparkling ocean, while the crisp white walls and warm wooden accents create a sense of calm and elegance. This three-story modern beach house is complete with a four-car garage, a rooftop balcony, and a wooden deck fit with a private, enclosed Jacuzzi tub overlooking the seemingly endless ocean horizon.

Serenity Meets Luxury in New Taipei City

Alison Chin – Taiwan Sotheby’s International Realty

While Taipei is known for bustling shopping streets, elegant palaces, and lively night markets, New Taipei City offers a tranquil escape without sacrificing any of the luxurious amenities found in the capital city. With limited villas available, it’s no wonder this community counts celebrities, business executives, and high-net-worth individuals from around the globe among its residents. Here, you don’t merely find a home; you discover a sanctuary where the symphony of nature and luxury living plays out in perfect harmony.

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Perched at a lofty altitude of 360 meters on Tutan Mountain in New Taipei City, you’ll find Huaku Huacheng Villa. Harmonizing modernity and nature, this gated community offers privacy and tranquility just a short drive from Taipei. From floor to ceiling, the villa’s windows frame a living masterpiece, with every pane offering a panoramic view of the ecological wonder that surrounds you. The exterior boasts a sprawling patio overlooking the misty mountains—an idyllic spot for morning coffee or evening stargazing.

Symphonic Opulence in MBR City’s District One

Honey Deylami – LUXHABITAT Sotheby’s International Realty

Dubai, a city known for its record-breaking achievements, boasts the world’s tallest building, largest mall, and largest man-made islands. Just beyond the glittering skyline, Dubai’s luxury real estate market has been on a steady rise—and one of the most sought-after destinations rests in the heart of Mohammed Bin Rashid (MBR) City, at the District One Mansions.

Honey Deylami – LUXHABITAT Sotheby’s International Realty

District One invites you to explore a different facet of this magnificent metropolis, a place where the Mediterranean allure and the mesmerizing Crystal Lagoon are just steps from home. Here, you’ll find a six-bedroom villa showcasing a dedicated cigar room, a peaceful prayer room, an inspiring home office, and a well-appointed kitchen with a breakfast bar.

But the epitome of luxury awaits on the mansion’s zenith—a private roof terrace featuring an outdoor barbeque area, indoor living space, and an outdoor cinema perfect for entertaining guests under the starlit sky.

These three properties, though diverse in design, offer at least one tantalizing commonality—palatial oases that facilitate sophisticated living, while still enabling an intimate connection to inspiring urban energy.

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