A Million Dollars. It certainly sounds like a lot of money. Just say it out loud: “A Million Dollars,” now say it slowly, “A Million Dollars.” It still sounds like a lot of money, but what will a million dollars buy in London, Europe or Africa or South America? As I began researching this article, the phrase, “One man”s meat is another man’s poison,” came to mind. Obviously, some countries vary widely from area to area, but here are some interesting properties for sale from around the world that all have the same price tag ” A Million Bucks.
London. In London, one million bucks will secure a 3 bedroom flat in W6, a short walk from Hammersmith Broadway. This particular flat is offered by Foxtons and comprises one reception room, kitchen, three beds and one bath over 87 m sq. Leasehold with a share of the freehold.
St Tropez, France. This apartment in St Tropez comes with a pretty garden, 2 bedrooms, 112 m sq living area and the opportunity to buy a large mooring. Freehold and available from Azurproperties.
Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a study, a pool, four garages, two carports, staff quarters and a Jacuzzi. ‘Ideal for the discerning buyer,’ according to the estate agents, myproperty. This particular property is for sale at R 6,900,00 in Woodhill, Pretoria, South Africa.
My personal favourite has to be this property for sale in Sao Paolo, Brazil. An oceanfront beach house with ‘spetacular,’ views featuring, amongst a host of other amenities:
- Ocean waterfront with beach access
- High speed wireless internet service
- Satellite TV in 5 rooms
- Air conditioning in 5 rooms with fans in others
- Heated pool
- Maid’s quarters and bathroom
- Laundry room
- Terraces, balconies, and patios
- Pool-side barbeque and wet bar
- Total number of bathrooms in the house: 8
- an exercise room
- A caretaker’s separate house
Asking price is $1,060,000, from viviun. I know where I’m retiring to.