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Being part of the action is all well and good but, if your day-to-day life means contending with a packed schedule and a bustling city, sometimes the only way to unwind is to truly get away from it all. Located in remote destinations, these high-end properties offer utter seclusion and privacy without scrimping on luxury - click through to find your next vacation home investment...
9 Bay Drive, Hawaii
Forgo the beautiful but busy Bahamas and find your perfect American escape with this incredible estate in Kapalua Bay, Hawaii. Previously owned by tech entrepreneur Craig Ramsey, founder and chairman of Vlocity, Inc and formerly of Salesforce and Oracle, the estate spans 20,000 square feet on Hawea Point and boasts incredible views across the bay to the neighbouring islands of Lanai and Molokai. The house itself is centred around a huge open-plan living, kitchen and dining space with floor-to-ceiling windows that can be retracted to offer unbroken views over the ocean. Accommodation is in eight bedrooms including a spa-style master suite with panoramic views and a large semi-alfresco bathroom while the seven further bedrooms feature a mixture of stylish in-room bathing options or outdoor showers. Living spaces are completed by a gym, billiards room, courtyard and media room while the well-kept lawns offer a large swimming pool. Set at the furthest end of Hawea Point and with enough grounds to ensure complete privacy, those looking for a bit more action will find the upscale Kapalua community close at hand offering a range of amenities including a number of fine dining restaurants and bars in the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua.
9 Bay Drive is listed for sale for $49 million with Island Sotheby's International Realty.