Lifelong Holiday: The Most Luxurious Private Residences
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Lifelong Holiday: The Most Luxurious Private Residences

Hotels don’t need to be a home away from home…

Ever checked into a hotel or resort that you wished you could stay in forever? Luxury branded residences are becoming increasingly popular, with more of us looking for five-star living with the added benefit of home comforts. So, whether you value a living space with interiors by a top designer, or require your very own slice of the star architecture of the moment, buying into your favourite hotel brand is the obvious way to go. Want some inspiration? Here are the luxury private residences to know now…

Best Luxury Private Residences

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Six Senses Residence The Palm - Signature Villa

Six Senses Residences The Palm, Dubai

Six Senses’ first ever UAE project promises a home in one of the world’s most sought-after luxury destinations: Dubai. The new residential offering residential offering will include 162 branded residences, including Penthouses, Royal Penthouses and duplex Sky Villas, as well as nine five-bedroom beachfront Signature Villas – each with its own garden, infinity pool, and palm-framed views to the beach. as well as access to the hotel’s facilities (think micro farms, tennis courts, padel courts, restaurants, bars, pools, running tracks, kids’ club, games room, library, function rooms and meeting rooms), owners will have every convenience of The Palm at their fingertips. A 60,000 square foot wellness and lifestyle facility, you can expect to find a longevity clinic, IV lounge, biohacking room, massage circuit pool, squash court, wellness circuit and the Six Senses Spa.


Opening in 2024. Prices start at £1.8 million for a two-bed apartment.

Kitchen counter with F&M hamper and goodies

The Residences at The Langham, London

Your next home away from home could be in the heart of London’s West End with one of The Langham’s long-stay residences. Described as ‘five star residences with a twist’, The Residences offer all of the characteristics of a luxury hotel but with the added bonus of independence and flexibility. As well as separate living and dining spaces and a modern equipped kitchen, guests will have access to The Langham Club – complete with a personal butler service, breakfast, an all-day food selection, Taittinger Champagne, pressing services and use of a boardroom. Other services include the newly launched ‘Langham Local’ initiative, connecting guests to cultural, physical and pampering activities in the neighbourhood, and membership at Psyche and Chuan Body+Soul, the hotel’s in-house gym and spa.


Twenty Grosvenor Square

Twenty Grosvenor Square, London

Property development and design firm Finchatton partnered with Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts to create the world’s first standalone Four Seasons Private Residences. The 250,000 sq. ft. building offers 37 three, four and five-bedroom residences, designed by Finchatton in collaboration with architects Squire & Partners, and provides residents with access to private wine cellars, a spa with a 25m swimming pool, a treatment suite with steam room and sauna, gym, games room, cinema, business suite, crèche, garden library and a private landscaped courtyard. There is also a 24-hour reception and concierge with on-site security monitoring, valet parking, Four Seasons housekeeping staff for common areas, and a Director of Residences.


Cheval Gloucester Park

Cheval Gloucester Park, London

Available to book for one night to an unlimited length of time, Cheval Gloucester Park features 98 beautifully appointed, fully-equipped apartments, including three five-bedroom penthouses with views across the city. Residents can enjoy access to a new 12-seater ‘cinema room’ for film screenings and private bookings, an enlarged fitness centre and a living room and reading areas. The group also commissioned bespoke artwork to feature across the residence, with bespoke commissions by Sophie Derrick, Matthew Farrar and Rod Mireau.


Mayfair Park Residences

Mayfair Park Residences, London

Mayfair Park Residences is the second residential scheme from Mayfair-based developers Clivedale London. With interiors by acclaimed Parisian design duo Jouin Manku, the residences are fully serviced by neighbouring luxury hotel, 45 Park Lane. The project is Dorchester Collection’s first foray into branded residences, sitting opposite The Dorchester Hotel. ‘Townhouse One’ is part of the collection, a 3,334 sq. ft, three-bedroom duplex townhouse, one of 24 residences in the form of apartments, townhouses and a penthouse all fully serviced by Dorchester Collection. Residents can expect housekeeping service, 24/7 concierge services, 24-hour in-residence dining, a Rolls-Royce town car and chauffeur service, sommelier expertise as well as secure valet underground car parking. The Mayfair Park Residences 10,000 sq. ft Health Club will comprise a state-of-the-art gym, 20m pool, sauna and steam rooms, hydrotherapy pool, two private treatment rooms and residents lounge.


Soneva Fushi Private Residences

Soneva Fushi Private Residences, Maldives

If you’ve ever visited the Maldives and wished you didn’t have to return home, this could be your answer. Soneva Fushi has added two properties to its resort in Baa Atoll in the Maldives. The six-bedroom Villa 43 Sunset Reserve and four-bedroom Villa 38 promise residents a ‘new standard of desert island luxury’. Hidden amongst tropical forest and just steps from the beach, the properties feature al fresco decked areas and terraces, private gardens and open-air bathrooms with sunken baths and outdoor rain showers. Villa 43 Sunset Reserve is one of the largest residences on the island, with a maximum occupancy of 12 adults and 4 children, plus a private gym, dedicated spa suite with sauna and steam room and a substantial cellar with a selection of the world’s finest vintages. Sold on a renewable leasehold, both properties are part of the exclusive Soneva Villa Ownership Programme. Privately-owned villas and retreats are fully maintained by the resort, and Private Residence owners can maximise their return on investment through Soneva’s Villa Rental Programme.


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Park Hyatt New York

Park Hyatt New York, New York

If you’re looking for a home away from home in New York, the luxe Manhattan Sky Suite located on the 59th floor of the One57 residential tower above the hotel. The suite is the highest Central Park-facing suite on the city’s luxury hotel circuit, with three bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows, chef’s kitchen and ‘Grand Salon’. Each bedroom has a fitted marble bathroom and in collaboration with Nordstrom, the master bedroom’s walk-in closet is personally styled upon arrival for guests, with seasonal clothing and accessories that can be purchased from the NYC flagship. You can also expect BLADE Helicopter airport transfers, a dedicated butler service, a personal chef, daily breakfast and 60-minute treatments at the hotel’s award-winning Spa Nalai for up to six guests.


Ten Trinity Square Residences

Ten Trinity Square Residences, London

If you’re looking for the Four Seasons hotel experience with more of a homey feel, check in to Ten Trinity Residences. Originally the headquarters for the Port of London Authority, the interiors, designed by the likes of Richmond International, channel the spirit of navigation with brass finishings and details in silk and leather. Guests will be able to enjoy the full five-star hotel amenities while enjoying home comforts such as marble fireplaces and state-of-the-art kitchens.


Featured image: The Residences at The Langham, London


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