If you’re in the market for a modern mansion or you’re just looking for inspiration, you’re in the right place. From the outside, modern homes often have a structured boxy look with large windows. Oftentimes, architects will use materials like steel, concrete, and plenty of glass to create a sleek, luxe look.
Inside, you’re likely to find an open layout where the living room flows into the kitchen, dining room, or entertainment space. Colors tend to be very neutral, frequently featuring black and white. Fixtures, lighting, and kitchen design is typically simple and sleek. The key to modern mansions is minimalism, sleek lines, and fewer standout features.
While we all may not be able to afford the mortgage payment on one of these mesmerizing mansions, we can definitely enjoy their stunning architecture and interior design. Here’s 6 modern mansions to swoon over.
1. A luxe paradise in Pacific Palisades, CA
643 Radcliffe Ave Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
5 bed, 3.5 bath, 3,677 Sq. Ft
Set near the Palisades Village, this contemporary modern mansion has beautiful sweeping views of the ocean, canyons, and mountains. Designed by award-winning architect Warren Techentin, you can enjoy your modern retreat complete with soaring ceilings, lots of natural light, and even two sky decks. This dreamy home’s luxe finishes, multiple putting greens, and state of the art ThermoSpa hot tub are just a few of the modern luxuries this home has to offer.
2. A stunning modern mansion in Katy, TX
2802 Sundance Summit Ln Katy, TX 77494
5 Bed, 5.5 Bath, 6,092 Sq. Ft.
If you’re looking for a home that’s perfect for entertaining, look no further than this incredible modern mansion. Featuring a theater room, game room, putting green, and a large pool, this home has it all. And let’s not forget to mention that the sleek, clean design throughout the home perfectly compliments the dark wood details to create an inviting atmosphere.
3. The perfect escape in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
28500 E Palos Verdes Dr Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
4 Bed, 3 Bath, 3,038 Sq. Ft.
This Rancho Palos Verdes mansion is the perfect escape away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This sleek home features three spacious bedrooms with the entire top floor dedicated to the primary suite, which enjoys tranquil views from the private balcony. Surrounded by lush green outdoor entertaining spaces, fountains, a pebble bottom pool, and cabana, you’ll never want to leave.
4. Traditional meets modern in Weston, MA
33 Juniper Rd Weston, MA 02493
4 bed, 5 bath, 7,256 Sq Ft.
While this mansion may look more traditional on the outside, the inside is beautifully modern. The kitchen is the focal point with sleek, minimalist features and imported limestone counters. Floor to ceiling window drench the inside in sunlight while wood accents warm up the design. Future homeowners can look forward to a private terrace with stylish metal platers and an enclosed Zen Garden.
5. Sleek and chic modern mansion in Seattle, WA
3610 S Findlay St Seattle, WA 98118
6 bed, 5.5 bath, 3,420 sq. ft.
The architecture of this Seattle home is exactly what you might imagine when you think of a modern mansion. The stacked, boxy look of the outside of the home is met with light wood floors, a white kitchen, and a sleek fireplace inside. The home is literally topped off with a stunning rooftop deck that overlooks Mt. Rainier and Seattle.
6. Pacific Northwest-modern in Kirkland, WA
1316 Market St Kirkland, WA 98033
4 bed, 6 bath, 5,282 sq. ft.
This Kirkland home embodies both modern and rustic. It truly embraces the Pacific Northwest’s style when it comes to modern mansions. The main floor includes a stunning open layout that’s partially separated by a floor to ceiling fireplace. Modern elements like the shiny, white cabinets are complemented by teal subway tile and wood cabinets. Tall white walls and windows give each room an airy feel, while the rooftop deck is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning views of the Cascade Mountain range.
Bonus: A sky-high “mansion” in Chicago, IL
2550 N Lakeview Ave., Unit S3101 Chicago, IL 60614
3 bed, 3.5 bath, 2,843 sq. ft.
While this Chicago condo isn’t technically a modern mansion, it’s quite large by city condo standards. The skyhigh property stands out with a minimal, uniform kitchen. The black, transparent glass fireplace is the defining modern piece separating two stylish seating areas. The dining room sits back in a dark enclave highlighted with floor to ceiling tufted bench. If you’re looking for a modern style home in Chicago, we recommend checking this one out.
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