PROS & CONS OF LIVING IN A PENTHOUSE

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Real Estate Agent with Urban Nest Realty 176318

A penthouse is generally located on the top floor of a multi-floored building with others living below it, in what we popularly refer to as condos. The top floor of the building depending on the area would have either one or a few penthouses but definitely less than the dwellings that would be housed on one floor below it. The penthouse could be either on one floor or in a duplex design.

 

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Whatever it would be there would be an element of additional luxury compared to the condos below. It is this upgrade from the condos below which entails penthouses to demand a higher price when sold or could be rented at a higher rate. Penthouses have been considered as a status symbol by many because it is generally detached from the rest of the condos below with absolute privacy for its dwellers.  

 

Penthouse living is superlative

If each floor below would accommodate four condos, the top floor penthouses would be restricted to about two. This accords the penthouse dwellers a more spacious living area within. Invariably there would be space around the penthouse, which could even accommodate a bit of garden space. Designing would be such that in all probability a minimum of about 180 degree of spectacular views would be an added advantage.

One major factor would be the minimal noise that penthouse dwellers would need to endure as the streets would be far below and the disturbances down at ground level would hardly reach up. It would be silent and peaceful when you need it especially coming home after a hard day in office it would be the best form of relaxation.

 

 

Live in a penthouse

If you are contemplating of living at street level in a house but are apprehensive of the noises, and other negatives then a penthouse should be your choice. The penthouse would offer you street level luxury but hundreds of feet above ground level. That would be a proposition that you would not like to miss hence living in a penthouse would be in line with your lifestyle and even be good for your health. All the dust and the grime which would generally settle down at ground level would not harm you in anyway.

 

You could also choose a convenient location which would be centrally located to all your daily needs and requirements, commuting to office, kids to school, favorite shopping areas, other recreational opportunities and many more. You could be near the action and yet be so far away up in the sky, and only come down when you want to be a part of the life down below.

 

Style and luxury

We all like to live a life of luxury and a penthouse would fit into that equation very well. If we could afford one, why not live in one after all we live for a very short time on this resplendent planet and making the best of it should be our prerogative. There are many advantages that come along when you live in a penthouse with some of them being made available only in a place like this. You could enjoy the best of both worlds by being detached from reality on the ground but still retain many of it up on top.

Penthouses come with a tag of style and luxury, and these are the two that has been drawing prospective home owners to change their quest from what they would have in mind to these. We all like a life of luxury coupled with style and these are what many penthouses up for sale would offer the discerning prospective home buyer.

 

The fittings used would be par excellence in quality, style and practicality. The designing of the living areas, kitchen and bathrooms would be smart and spacious, which would go hand in glove with the penthouse concept. All areas would have an abundance of light and be well ventilated adding on to the much touted health aspect. Penthouse living would definitely be much healthier than living on the ground level where pollution ultimately comes to rest. Pollution is heavier than air than hence it remains for a very long time at ground level.

 

Spend less on heating

You could be spending less on heating because with the complete building being heated below you by those living in the condos and with hot air rising, it would be a major advantage during winter for you. Penthouses may be expensive compared to a condo but the advantages that you would be enjoying could far exceed the price that you would pay for one. After all you would also have the immense satisfaction of living in a penthouse which would be the dream of many.

 

 

Security

The quantum of security that you would be bestowed with would be the ultimate, because no unauthorized entries into your home would be possible by loiterers. There would be one entry and exit point which would be manned by 24x7 security personnel ensuring you have complete peace of mind. That element of security would be quite difficult to endorse if you are in a home on ground level. Hence the security factor which an issue that is very contentious is present society also helping you on that score.

 

Having peace of mind is important if you are a busy individual and there is no better way than to have it hundreds of feet in the sky.

We look at some of the Pros & Cons which would apprise you whether penthouse living would fit into your lifestyle what you could expect by living hundreds of feet above ground level.

 

PROS

  • Convenience
  • Prime location
  • Recreational facilities
  • Amenities
  • Style
  • Less heating costs
  • Luxury unlimited
  • 24 x 7 Security
  • Total Privacy
  • Ample space
  • No maintenance
  • Noiseless
  • No issues from troublesome neighbors
  • Spend less on heating

 

CONS

  • Rigid and disciplined
  • You may have to share the roof top with other residents hence check it out
  • You would be the last to get out if there would be a calamity

 

              

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William Margita those are very nice  to live in penthouses.

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