Homes to Dream About in 2014

You don’t have to be in the market for a new home to start compiling your ultimate real estate wish list. Perhaps you’re dreaming about a water slide or home theater. Or maybe an indoor basketball court is calling your name. For some dream house inspiration, here are a few standout properties on the market boasting ultra luxurious amenities.

Ninole, HI

32-1056 Old Mamalahoa Hwy, Ninole, HI
For sale: $26.5 million

HI home with helicopter padHI elevatorHI pool with slide
If living on a tropical island wasn’t already enough, this Hawaii oasis comes with its own helicopter pad, a 52-inch tube elevator and several first-class athletic facilities: an Olympic-size swimming and diving pool, a private golf course and a tennis/basketball court.

Fort Lauderdale, FL

1612 W Lake Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL
For sale: $17.5 million

Fort Lauderdale exterior Fort Lauderdale snack barFort Lauderdale movie theater
No microwave popcorn and VHS player here. This Harbor Beach, FL home features a state-of-the-art movie theater with a fully stocked snack bar. Plan a date night without leaving home starting with a yacht ride on Lake Sylvan, a dip in the backyard pool and then your favorite flick on the big screen.

Ketchum, ID

708 N Canyon Run Blvd, Ketchum, ID
For sale: $9.5 million

Ketchum home exteriorKetchum wine cellarKetchum infinity pool
The listing description says this property is “reminiscent of the elegant estates in southern Italy.” And nothing screams Italy like a gorgeous wine cellar. This one is so big you don’t have to go upstairs for dinner. You may want to venture into daylight at some point, however, and take in the beautiful Sun Valley view from your own infinity pool.

Park City, UT

1500 Red Fox Rd, Park City, UT
For sale: $5.99 million

Park City exteriorPark City indoor poolPark City golf simulator
A rustic cabin meets resort-style fun in this Park City property. From a home bar and wine cellar to a golf simulator and movie theater, you won’t get bored here. And to top it off, the home comes with its own pool and waterfall with a disappearing wall leading you to a back deck.

Saint Johns, FL

87 Coles Ct, Saint Johns, FL
For sale: $4.999 million

Saint Johns FL home exteriorSaint Johns FL basketball courtSaint Johns FL bowling alley
Originally listed for $5.9 million, this athlete’s dream home is now on the market for less than $5 million. An indoor basketball court with stadium seats and a bowling alley are ideal for perfecting your game in the company of family and friends.

For even more dream-house inspiration, check out what’s dripping with luxury on Zillow Digs.


Catherine Sherman, a real estate writer for Zillow Blog, covers real estate news, industry trends and home design. Read more of her work here.