This three-level home, with approximately 9,235 square feet of living space, was originally built circa 1904 by C.O. Perry, a wealthy San Francisco banker. The home underwent a $30 million restoration to retain its original architectural detail while bringing the property into the 21st century. Secluded on Belvedere Island's southeastern crest, the Greek Revival-style masterpiece offers unobstructed 270-degree views that encompass the San Francisco city skyline, the Golden Gate and Bay Bridges, Angel Island and the picturesque waters of the bay.
This living room's custom window coverings and low-slung sofa frame a spectacular view of the San Francisco Bay. The eclectic space, which features a mix of patterns and textures, relies on neutral accessory colors for warmth.
A traditional double-pedestal table, tailored upholstered seating and graceful floral draperies balance the casual matchstick shades, soft paneled walls and beach-friendly hues of this Massachusetts dining room. A window bay offers sweeping views of the water. The luxury home rests on half an acre of manicured property on West Falmouth's Chapoquoit Island.
As seen on HGTV’s Million Dollar Rooms, this penthouse living room in San Francisco offers stunning views of the city and the bay from its floor-to-ceiling windows. The space is furnished with leather chairs and sofas, a glass coffee table and a contemporary chandelier for a sleek, understated look.
A monolithic marble tub overlooks the bay, while a cantilevered vanity for two and sleek pendants fit in perfectly to the contemporary design. The handsome wenge floors and ceiling allow your eyes to travel directly to the scenic view.
The Cloud Terrace at the 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase offers a nearly 180-degree view of San Francisco's top sights, including San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. Landscape architect Chih-Wei G.V. Chang added purple walls lined by pollinator friendly flowers to invite hummingbirds and bees to share in the otherwise private view.
Green upholstered club chairs and a Chesterfield sofa bring a vintage library feel to this eclectic living room. Large bay windows create extra sitting space and allow sunlight to flow into the room while giving a full view of the outside.
The layout of this stunning space capitalizes on the home's view of the neighboring golf course. A larger space with the kitchen sink facing arched bay windows makes the most of the gorgeous view outside. Suspended track lighting illuminates the kitchen, along with pendants above the island, where recessed lights would not have been appropriate for the high ceilings.
The front courtyard creates a grand, welcoming entrance to this 7,400-square-foot 1935 Colonial Revival residence. Originally designed by local architect Ralph Frank, the home is situated on a large sloping lot in Point Loma with panoramic views of the downtown San Diego skyline and the San Diego bay.
The master bedroom features a see-through fireplace with a view into the master bath. A TV screen is hidden in the master bath mirror. The shower features a full-height glass window that overlooks the San Francisco Bay.
The original log cabin main house holds court over spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. Summertide, a 5.5-acre property in Crystal Bay, Nev., once owned by billionaire Howard Hughes, has 500 feet of frontage on the famous lake. The Adirondack-style estate sits on five parcels and has a buoy and a pier to maximize waterfront living.
Dusty purple sectional sofas provide ample and comfy seating in the living space of this contemporary home in Newport Beach, California. Nearby, a second conversation area features an arrangement of casual, but equally comfortable chairs. Throughout the house, white walls serve as a backdrop for earthy neutral tones in textiles and furnishings. Broad windows provide great views of the bay.
Oversized lounge chairs provide a perfect spot to enjoy both the poolside atmosphere and the view at this waterfront Newport Beach, California, home. Sophisticated city living meets the comfort and casualness of beachside relaxation in this 12,710-square-foot new build on the bay.
Chocolate-colored walls and floors create intimacy in this grand family room at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015, while marble mosaic tiles bounce light throughout the space. Designer Kathleen Navarra arranged a breakfast table topped with Copper Dune marble -- a stain-resistant marble with a warm brown finish -- to enjoy picturesque views of the San Francisco Bay.
With a nod to the California artists who draw inspiration from the state's rugged beauty, this room is the perfect space to conceive of and create art in the San Francisco Decorator Showhouse 2014. Sweeping views of the San Francisco Bay and the Presidio greet the artist, and the paint-splattered studio floor is a work of art in its own right.
This private terrace located in a home in the Camps Bay area of Cape Town, South Africa, affords a stunning view of both the ocean and Signal Hill. Frameless glass surrounds both the terrace and the private hot tub, minimizing the interruption of the sweeping vista.
This picturesque waterfront home is located on 2.5 sprawling acres just off Massachusetts' Buzzards Bay. The quintessential Cape Cod exterior features gray shingles, pristine landscaping and a roundabout driveway. An aerial view of the home also allows a peek at the luxurious backyard pool area.
Lose yourself in the view from this Miami mansion's spacious sun deck off the master suite, overlooking the Biscayne Bay. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.