Design & Architecture

Opulent duplex penthouse in DIFC

If you're a fan of the finer things in life, look no further than this glorious penthouse in Sky Gardens, DIFC.

25 Aug 2015, words by Aneesha Rai

Lavish and grandiose, this impeccable penthouse located in Sky Gardens DIFC is a remarkable testament to regality. Listed exclusively with Luxhabitat, it features top-end luxury furnishing in every nook and corner, this penthouse is apt for those who truly appreciate the finer things in life. Vaastu compliant and stylishly furnished in 2014 by Brian Lieb interiors, this penthouse features fittings one can only envision as futuristic. Luxury brands are pervasive in this penthouse; with plush fabrics from Fendi, mother of pearl walls by Maya Romanoff, designer furnishings by Cavalli, Louis Vuitton and Visionnaire and unique modern technology are all meshed together to adorn this 5,404 square feet penthouse. An acqua di parma scent has been installed into the air conditioners and is specifically designed for the apartment, to enrich the senses of this lavish home. 

Luxurious mother of pearl walls feature throughout the apartment

The minute you enter through the elevators, you will see an indoor waterfall and fern thronged garden. The entire penthouse has had a complete makeover, with special attention paid for the smallest details. At the entrance, you will notice a humidor by Ahmed Seddiqui & Sons for cigar enthusiasts in addition to a Louis Vuitton chest and a mirrored book case. Located close by is the piano area, which features a unique grand piano by Admiral. You will also feast your eyes on the various art works including the ’99 names of Allah’ by a South African artist.

Stunning Baccarat chandeliers that just indulge in luxury.

A spectacular glass facade made of scimitar stone seems to float above the two levels of this penthouse. The finest Iranian silk rugs and tapestries are featured throughout, together with pieces from Fendi and Roberto Cavalli. They are all weaved by known master weavers, including Tabriz Faragi, Nain Habianhan and Qum Kazam. In addition to this, regal Baccarat chandeliers grace the house; complimenting the tasteful antiques. The custom Armani kitchen is fully fitted with Hermes and Versace cutlery. The dining room features a Visionnaire dining table and chairs, William Yeoward vases and Fendi lights; a sight to impress dinner guests. A guest suite is also located downstairs, with lavish and opulent interiors complete with a Cavalli bed.

You will find only high-end furnishing in this apartment, right from Fendi to Louis Vuitton

The lower floor features an open-plan living room that is enhanced by the views of the spectacular Downtown skyline, whereas the upper floor hosts four uniquely designed bedrooms. All rooms feature double beds with the highest quality linens and built in wardrobes.

The main bedroom features Hermes scatters, Menina side tables, Preciosa side lights, Visionnaire side table, a Hermes throw, Bottega Venetta accessories and Frette linen. The boy's rooms feature exotic skin drawers, a Louis Vuitton trunk and a Macassar wood dressing room. All four bedrooms upstairs are accessed via the Italian-originated, custom-made steel and glass staircase. A spiralled chandelier that looks down on the staircase is also another striking aspect of the house. One of the bedrooms is fit for a princess, complete with crystal-cut wardrobes and a changing room. Another room is perfect for boy’s, a paradise with low-slung beanbags and a full spec, cinema-style TV and ample toy storage. The third bedroom is perfect for a teenager, armed with the world map on the walls and boasting sophistication. As for the master suite, it features plush carpeting and Hermes cupboards. The double-bed features onyx-black chandeliers on each side and features as a luxuriant retreat. The attached bathroom is made of black marble and lovely lit mirrors. Located up in the skies at Sky Garden, this penthouse serves the best in luxury living.

View the complete listing here.


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