What Makes a Luxury Apartment?

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What Makes a Luxury Apartment?

Bonface Landi · Nov 18, 2021
Sleek luxury apartment unit decked out in contemporary furnishings.

A luxury apartment refers to a high-end living space that includes everything you need, and then some. These apartments are generally large, spacious, and located in premium areas. They have high-quality housewares and amenities, and oftentimes boast swimming pools, on-site parking, and even concierge service. But is renting a luxury unit the right move for you right now? Consider these factors before signing anything:

Luxury Apartments vs. Regular Apartments

Luxury apartments offer a lot more than regular apartments. Among other things, they boast more square footage, more responsive maintenance crews, more living conveniences, and neater landscaping. If you’re hunting for an apartment, you should try to tour both standard and luxury units. This will give you a much better idea of the differences between the two.

Generally, a majority of these distinctions change by location. For instance, some luxury apartments might be full of captivating perks, while others have only a few distinctions. That’s why it’s so important to look into a few different areas when exploring your luxury apartment options. These things in particular will help you determine just how “luxurious” a luxury unit really is:

Communal Space

Spacious outdoor lounge area in a luxury apartment complex.

In most cases, a luxury apartment building is often designed with more living and gathering spaces for tenants. Of course, the design and layout of these areas varies to cater to different demographics depending on where the building in question is located. If you’re touring a luxury apartment, make time to check out its communal spaces and ensure they’re the right fit for your preferences and personality. This will go a long way towards guaranteeing your own happiness later down the road.

Location

Location is crucial when determining the value of an apartment. Next time you tour a luxury unit, pull out your phone and see how far it is from local dining, shopping, and entertainment centers. Furthermore, you should find out how close health facilities like doctors’ and dentists’ offices are. Keep in mind that some luxury apartment communities have a shopping center on-site. Some luxury apartments even boast an upscale dining facility of their own. It’s a pretty big plus if you don’t have to travel too far (or at all) to access restaurants and retail stores.

Landscaping

Well-landscaped luxury apartment building exterior.

In most cases, luxury apartment complexes boast refined landscaping. This includes walking trails, gardens, benches, parks, playgrounds, ponds or lakes, and a bike path, among other features. In some complexes, you’ll even find well-landscaped swimming pools and saunas. While this might not be the biggest selling point to all of us, it certainly can’t hurt to have a nice outdoor area to retreat to every now and again when you feel like you need to clear your head.

Pet Amenities

This is a crucial factor to consider, especially if you’re a pet owner. Going way beyond private outdoor areas, some luxury apartments have high-quality pet services and work around the clock to provide outstanding perks for both you and your furry friends. On top of the pet-friendly spaces inside the luxury apartment building itself, you should also look into nearby vet facilities in the event you’ll have to take your pet in for treatment.

Why Choose a Luxury Apartment?

Modern luxury apartment building with a wide open outdoor space in the center.

There are many reasons why you should consider a luxury apartment. For one thing, it’s a great community for those who value spending time outside their homes but staying within a fixed community. With so many perks outside the units themselves, even a studio apartment in these buildings can feel luxurious and spacious.

Thanks to the many facilities available in today’s luxury apartments, you can do things like invite your friends over to hang out at the communal game room, pool, movie theater, or lounge. If you like moving your body, a luxury apartment with a cozy and expansive workout room can be great for helping you stay fit. Just remember that all these perks come with higher price tag!

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