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Signs Your Home is Luxurious

Luxury Home

The definition of luxury is “the state of great comfort and extravagant living.” That being said, what may be extravagant to one person may not be to someone else. Perspective plays a role in determining whether or not your home is considered luxurious, but there are a few tell tale signs that certainly indicate extravagance and great comfort!

Is My Home Luxurious?

Lets take a look. The following are signs that your home is in fact considered luxurious, regardless of someone’s impression of the way you live. It is the combination of these characteristics that will help in defining your home as luxurious.

1. Location
While not everyone will enjoy living at the beach, beach living has the feeling of luxury all its own. Do you reside on a tropical island? Do you live at the top of a mountain? Location itself does not define luxury, but it does play a role.

2. Cost
Let’s face it. The more luxurious the home, the more expensive it will be. But location does play a part in the price of the home as well, so not every expensive home can be considered a luxury.

3. Style and Amenities
The largest factors in determining whether or not you’re living in luxury come down to the overall style and the amenities your home is adorned with. As per the definition, great comfort and extravagant living make a home luxurious. Does your home look like all the others in your neighborhood but have features that are considered extravagant like an indoor swimming pool? The pool would be luxurious, but not necessarily your home.

If your home is at the peak of the neighborhood, significantly different in style, large enough to sleep 8, each with their own bathroom? This type of home may be considered luxurious, compared to the others on the same street.

4. Features
Luxurious homes often have at least a few of the following:

  • A sauna room, spa-like space, or home gym that resemble that of a resort.
  • A level dedicated to entertaining, maybe with movie theater style seating.
  • A finished basement complete with bedrooms, a separate kitchen, and entertaining space.
  • An indoor swimming pool.
  • A garage for multiple cars, and possibly an extension for an RV or a boat.
  • Extravagant decor like one of a kind artwork, sculptures, or chandeliers.
  • Top of the line comfort in furniture.
  • An outdoor entertaining space like a kitchen with a pool.
  • More than one fireplace in the home.

As I said previously, not everyone has the same idea of what a luxury home is, but the signs provided in this post are a great way to determine if your home meets the luxury standard.

Hilton Head Island has a variety of luxurious homes for sale, whether you’re looking to live right along the South Carolina coast or inland in a private, gated, and secure community.

What do you consider luxurious in a home?

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: june@alwaysjune.com or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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Beautiful Beach Inspired Bedroom Ideas

Whether you live at the beach or it takes you four days to get to one, your bedroom can take on a look that will have you ready to put on your sun tan lotion!

Not to mention that waking up in a beach inspired bedroom may just make the cold mornings a little better too, especially if you don’t live in a climate like here in Hilton Head Island.

If a beach inspired bedroom is on your wish list, you should be able to gather plenty of ideas from these beautiful pictures!

Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn - coastalliving.com

Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn – coastalliving.com

I like this one because it shows that you don’t have to use white and blue to achieve a beachy feel.

Photo: J. Savage Gibson - coastalliving.com

Photo: J. Savage Gibson – coastalliving.com

Photo: Richard Leo Johnson - coastalliving.com

Photo: Richard Leo Johnson – coastalliving.com

If you’re planning a move to a beach town, get the most out of your new lifestyle with these 6 tips to enjoy beach living!

Photo: Dominique Vorillon - southernliving.com

Photo: Dominique Vorillon – southernliving.com

Photo: Shelley Metcalf  - myhomeideas.com

Photo: Shelley Metcalf – myhomeideas.com

Updating a bedroom, whether it’s for you or a child, should be fun and uplifting. If you’re a beach lover, why not bring that feeling home with you?

Did you get a few ideas from these pictures?

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: june@alwaysjune.com or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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6 Tips to Enjoy Beach Living

6 Tips to Enjoy Beach LivingHaving a home in a beach area like Hilton Head Island brings with it a different lifestyle. From the decor to the annual maintenance and upkeep, here are some tips to get the best out of beach living.

1. Even if you don’t live right on the beach, chances are there will still be plenty of days spent on the sand! What does that mean for your home? Sandy floors and carpets. Help to avoid the daily vacuuming by:

  • Having (and using) an outside shower.
  • Keeping extra towels outside.
  • Keeping a refrigerator in your garage stocked with beverages to avoid having to go in and out of the house.
  • Having a place to set down beach bags and shoes so the sand that’s on them doesn’t leave a trail to wherever they end up.
  • Having hooks available to hang towels, hats and other beach gear.

2. Use low-maintenance grasses and shrubs to minimize time spent tending to the landscaping.

3. Don’t let the bugs of summer or rays from the hot sun keep you indoors. A screened-in porch will not only allow you to enjoy more of the outdoors, but it will be a selling feature should you decide to move.

4. Help keep moisture from building up in your indoor storage spaces and bathrooms by leaving the doors cracked or even open all the way when you’re guest free. Use ceiling fans if you have them and make sure to seal windows and doors.

5. Opt for stainless steel nails and screws on the exterior of your home (including decks and docks) to avoid the rust stains you’ll find with galvanized fasteners.

6. Don’t let mother nature decrease the life of your outdoor furniture and water toys. Make sure to go through the proper winterizing procedures so you can enjoy them again next Spring.

Living on or near the beach is a lifestyle many dream of. If you’re one of the ones who have made that dream come true, make the most of it by using these simple tips. If you’re relocating to Hilton Head Island, here are a few moving day tips and home ownership tips!

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: june@alwaysjune.com or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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