Remember the song that goes something like this? “I wanna be a billionaire, so freaking bad, buy all of the things I never had~” Well, becoming a billionaire may not be that easy, but nowadays, $1 million might be slightly more achievable, so let us show you some of the properties around the world that you can buy with a million dollars.
A villa in Koh Samui
If you love tropical getaways and have $1 million lying around, you can have your very own four-bedroom villa on the tropical paradise island of Koh Samui, Thailand. Imagine sipping fresh coconut juice on a palm-lined avenue, with the soothing sound of waves from the beach barely 100 meters away. Not one for salt water? The villa includes a sunken pool bar, perfect for parties. (Stuff NZ)
A parking spot in New York
Yes, you read that right. 3 parking spots at a boutique condominium in Manhattan, called 15 Renwick, will be selling for $1 million each. The three parking spots share a 1,000-square-foot garage, with each spot getting approximately 333 square feet of space, making them larger than most micro-units in the city. The best part? It’s not the first to sell million-dollar parking spots. 10 underground parking spaces at a similar development within the city, called 42 Crosby Street, were offered for sale at apprxoimately $1 million each. Talk about cars being pampered. (Curbed)
I guess we should be grateful that our houses already include parking space.
A penthouse in CBD Kuala Lumpur
$1 million (approximately RM3.6 million) will buy you a nice condominium unit within the central business district of Kuala Lumpur. High-end options include Pavilion Residences at central shopping district Bukit Bintang, The Troika, and the ultra-swanky The Binjai on the Park with its unobstructed view of the KLCC Twin Towers and the KLCC park at its doorstep. (PropertyKingdom)
A ten-bedroom B&B in Hobart, Australia
Ever dreamed of running your own cozy little B&B (bed and breakfast) in the countryside? While Tasmania’s capital city Hobart may not be as bustling compared to other Australian cities, this ten-bedroom property only costs a little over AU$950,000 and is the perfect place for you to retire and run a quaint little business. (Business Insider Australia)
A 2-bedroom flat in London
To be exact, a 2-bedroom flat in East London, as property prices in central London are considered one of the most expensive in the world in recent years. Generally, for $1 million, you’ll get only about 21 square meters of space to live in. (CNBC)
An ocean-view apartment in Dubai
It may come as a surprise to most people that $1 million (approx 4 million AED) can actually buy you a 1,560-square-foot apartment in Dubai, and one with an ocean-view to boot. (Business Insider Malaysia)