electronics are as much a part of the luxury home equation
as are imported building materials. Luxury homes in the
Kansas City area include Wi-Fi, giving owners instant
Internet access in every room. You値l find elaborate home
theaters in custom-designed media rooms. Home media rooms
run the gamut from custom-designed TV rooms to basement
theaters complete with luxurious stadium seating.
also find homes with tiled roofs and low-maintenance
exteriors that allow for more leisure time to hike on
neighborhood trails and enjoy the green spaces adjacent to
homes in the Kansas City area feature large bedrooms with
private baths, and gourmet kitchens that open into adjoining
hearth rooms and living rooms.
You値l find granite throughout the homes, as well
as Travertine/ marble flooring, exercise rooms, and special
extras in master suites that rival the finest hotels.
of the most sought after areas for luxury homes in Kansas
City is the Mission Hills area.
These homes are highly desired because of the
distinctive architecture and unique craftsmanship that
existed in the 1920s and 1930s, when many of them were
Mission Hills homes are made of stone or brick. The homes
often feature tile or slate roofs, beautiful interior
woodwork and Terrazzo marble floors.
Hills luxury home owners are lured by the architecture, the
mature trees, the proximity to the Plaza and the sense of
neighborhood that comes with living in town. They're willing
to trade off three-car garages and hearth room kitchens for
the amenities of the older neighborhoods.
built luxury homes in Southern Johnson County are appealing
to aging baby boomers and empty nesters who desire smaller,
yet exclusive, low-maintenance homes. These homes generally
are 3500-4000 square foot, limited-edition luxury homes.
They often attract people who would rather play golf and
travel than mow lawns.
Most of the luxury communities in this area are gated
communities located on premier golf courses. Despite the
smaller size, these homes still boast spacious master
bedrooms, large closets, gourmet kitchens, and a big hearth
room that Kansas City area luxury homes are known for.
of the amenities you will find in the Kansas City luxury
market include: serene bathrooms with souped-up saunas,
towel warmers and heated floors (to bring the spa back
home); "green" elements such as eco-friendly woods
and nontoxic building materials; and technology that
integrates the controls for lighting, heating, security and
other systems. Tennis
courts, basketball courts, indoor pools, and wine cellars
are also featured in many of the luxury homes you値l find
in the area. Outside,
you値l enjoy outdoor kitchens and fireplaces, pools and
spas, as well as Italian fountains, and ornate entrances.
Many properties offer acreage and accommodations for