When planning their next vacation, travelers often dream of staying in a beachside oasis or a mansion overlooking the sea. How do we know? Because these are the types of homes that are the most frequently booked on our site.
Get ready to drool. Here are the most popular homes on TurnKey.
With Trygve’s run on the other side of the massive living room windows, this is 7 bedroom, 8.5 bath home in Breckenridge, Colorado, is a true ski in/ski out destination. But it’s not just the easy access to Peak 8 that gets skiers excited. The indoor amenities are also a big draw for those who want to defrost after a day on the slopes. There’s the game room, with its pinball machines and billiards table, the 4K TV for movie nights, and the foodie-approved kitchen, complete with Sub Zero and Wolf appliances, including a 6-burner range and 2 (count ’em, 2!) dishwashers.
Another popular spot for skiers is this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath home in South Lake Tahoe, California. The home is just a quick walk from the appropriately named Heavenly Ski Resort. Enjoy an apres ski dip in the outdoor hot tub or indoor pool, or relax on one of the many comfy couches surrounding the fireplace. Come summer, there’s still plenty to do in the area. The nearby Ski Run Marina offers boat rentals for you to explore the best of Lake Tahoe. There are also tons of boutique shops and art galleries to explore any time of year.
Love wine? Then you’ll love this 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath estate in Glen Ellen, California. The home is just a short drive from the famed Benziger Family Winery as well as other vintners making everything from small batch cabernets to dry rosés. Bring home a few bottles to enjoy in the chaise lounge next to the home’s expansive pool. Or pour a glass and explore the estate’s private vineyard. If the pictures seem a little familiar, that’s because this sprawling home, with its baby grand piano and wood-burning fireplace, was recently featured on ABC’s “The Bachelor.”
Want to vacation like a celebrity? Check out this 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath mansion in Beverly Hills, California. Located just off the famed Mulholland Drive, the home includes an infinity pool, jacuzzi, and the chance to potentially hobnob with your celebrity neighbors. Inside, this multi-level modern home features a wet bar, private gym, and ultra-luxe furnishings. But in California, it’s all about the great outdoors. Enjoy breathtaking views of the city and surrounding mountains from the home’s many decks and balconies. Or sip your morning coffee in the garden, with its sweetly scented orange and lemon trees.
For another celebrity-worthy stay, don’t miss this 6 bedroom, 6.5 bath estate in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Located on the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounded by multimillion-dollar homes, you’ll feel like a star sunbathing next to the private heated pool. After a day on Harbor Beach, which is just a quick stroll away, relax in front of the home’s 52″ projection screen or watch the yachts cruise by from the window-lined sunroom.
For more Florida fun, book a weekend at this 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath villa also located in Fort Lauderdale. The home offers plenty of beach gear to take to Fort Lauderdale Beach, located across the street. But you might not want to leave the home’s backyard oasis, with its private heated pool, hot tub, and fully-equipped outdoor kitchen. When you’re happy with your tan, challenge your group to a few games on the home’s PlayStation 3 before retiring to the honeymoon-worthy master suite.
Whether you’re traveling with family or escaping the grind for a weekend with friends, there’s plenty of space to spread out in this 8 bedroom, 5.5 bath home in Santa Barbara, California. A formal dining room is ready to accommodate large group dinners, while the outdoor deck offers multiple chaise lounges and seating options. But your group might prefer to spend the bulk of your trip on the private rooftop deck with its panoramic ocean views.
Rounding out our list of the most popular homes on TurnKey is this 7 bedroom, 5.5 bath oceanfront retreat in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Affectionately nicknamed “Doonie’s Dunes,” this lavish home features an expansive pool, outdoor shower, and your own personal dune-walkover to the home’s private beach. Start the day on the master bedroom’s balcony overlooking the sea. Then enjoy the sunset from the home’s large wooden deck. It’s not just about the beach here. The home also features a 64” flat screen TV, multiple living rooms, and a large farmhouse table for group meals.