Unique features make these 5 second homes truly special

Published Date: January 6, 2023

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Second homes aren’t one-size-fits-all, so when you’re looking for your perfect fit, unique features and special amenities can make all the difference. Take a look at these five remarkable homes and decide which of their standout selling points would win you over.

Napa Valley, naturally

Through this contemporary retreat’s second floor walls of glass, you can see that nature abounds on the sustainable green roof and surrounding 31-acre property. Beyond the main residence is another delightful feature: a barn-style guest house with a roll-up glass door that helps to effortlessly blend indoor and outdoor living.
Rooftop garden in Napa Valley home
Pacaso listing: Arterra — Napa, CA

All decked out

This new-construction Pacaso makes the most of its coveted Mission Beach location, just steps from the sand and nearly two miles of beachfront boardwalk. You can take in the sun and sea breezes from its three levels of decks, spanning almost 750 square feet. To top it all off, the rooftop deck offers panoramic water views stretching from San Diego Bay to the Pacific.
Exterior at night of home on the beach
Pacaso listing: Sunset Bay — San Diego 

Timeless living

Aspen Peak is one for the ages. Outside, it’s a historic home with exquisite Victorian details like scalloped shingles and front porch corbels. Inside, it’s contemporary living at its finest. Ideally located in downtown Aspen, this special home features a modern two-sided gas fireplace, media room, gourmet kitchen, wet bar and wine fridge, plus a primary suite with private deck.
 Living room in Aspen
Pacaso listing: Aspen Peak — Aspen, CO

Waterway wonder 

With a private dock, 50 feet of water frontage and direct ocean access, this contemporary Pacaso is the ultimate Miami dream home. The breathtaking retreat includes three balconies, walls of glass overlooking the water and a dockside plunge pool.
Boat dock in Miami
Pacaso listing: Fairhaven — Miami, FL

Grand design

Set on five acres with sweeping Grand Teton views, Harvest Ridge is an architectural masterwork, perfectly integrated into its natural environment. Its standout features include an alluring water feature, multi-level patios and living green roofs that connect the home visually with the breathtaking mountain landscape.
Home in Jackson Hole with views of mountains
Pacaso listing:  Harvest Ridge — Jackson, WY

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