5 must-haves for your dream waterfront home

Published Date: January 17, 2023

Life is better on the water. And whether you’re looking for sweeping ocean views, luxurious lakefront lounging or a home where you can dock your boat, these five stylish Pacaso second homes really make a splash.

Private dock

Pulling up to your private dock and walking straight into your luxury second home is the stuff of dreams — but Waterside makes it reality. Not only does this gorgeous Newport Beach home have a private dock, it includes a Duffy electric boat as well. Be the captain and explore the canals before returning home for an al fresco feast.  

Pacaso listing: Waterside – Newport Beach, CA | $1,280,000 for 1/8 Ownership

Gorgeous views

When you summer in a classic vacation destination like Cape Cod, postcard-worthy views are an absolute must. A private sanctuary set on 2.74 acres, Fox Hill boasts stunning views of Crows Pond, Eastward Ho and Pleasant Bay, plus a private boat dock. While it’s hard to pick a favorite spot in this newly renovated 11,000-square-foot home, it might just be making a meal in the gourmet kitchen while savoring the view.

Pacaso listing: Fox Hill – Chatham, MA | $1,528,000 for ⅛ Ownership

Lakefront deck

Pristine Lake Tahoe is known for its impossibly blue waters, and Agate Bay puts it on full display from the waterfront deck — as well as almost every room in the house. This three-story modern home is perfectly positioned: It boasts unobstructed lake and High Sierra views, and a south-facing orientation for optimal sunlight. Plus, it has two permitted buoys.

Pacaso listing: Agate Bay — Tahoe Vista, CA | $1,538,250 for 1/8 Ownership

Serene balcony

Sometimes the most relaxing way to spend a day is to simply pull up a chair and watch the world go by. At Windmill Palms, you can perch on the massive balcony overlooking Marco Island’s unique canals and watch as boats go by, palm trees sway in the wind and clouds move across the blue sky. Can’t resist getting on the water? Direct bay access is included.

Pacaso listing: Windmill Palms – Marco Island, FL | $717,000 for ⅛ Ownership

Outdoor fireplace

When you live on the water, evenings can get a little chilly. There’s no better way to warm up than in front of a cozy outdoor fireplace. After a day exploring Balboa Island and Newport Beach by water, snuggle up on the patio of Grand Canal, a meticulously designed home with a distinctly French aesthetic. 

Pacaso listing: Grand Canal – Newport Beach, CA | $967,000 for ⅛ Ownership

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