• Dock: Elegant Lakefront Estate in Mercer Island, Wash.

    The backyard with private dock encourages lazy days on the water. Manicured green spaces front the 60-foot-long lakeside property.   See the Image

  • Beach Cabana: Lakefront Contemporary in Zephyr Cove, Nev.

    Designed by San Francisco Bay Area architects Hulett Jones and Paul Haydu, this waterfront home exemplifies modern indoor and outdoor living. Cedar siding and dry-stack Colorado Ledgestone…   See the Image

  • Cabana Deck: Lakefront Contemporary in Zephyr Cove, Nev.

    Atop the beach cabana, the expansive sun deck encourages al fresco lakeside dining.   See the Image

  • Pier: Howard Hughes’ Summertide Nevada Estate

    The Adirondack-style estate sits on five parcels and has a buoy and a pier to maximize waterfront living.   See the Image

  • View: Howard Hughes’ Summertide Nevada Estate

    It's hard to beat Summertide's panoramic vistas of Lake Tahoe. The historic home sits on 500 feet of frontage on the famous lake.   See the Image

  • Lake View: Howard Hughes’ Summertide Nevada Estate

    The original log cabin main house holds court over spectacular views of Lake Tahoe. Summertide, a 5.5-acre property in Crystal Bay, Nev., once owned by billionaire Howard Hughes, has 500 feet of…   See the Image

  • Home Exterior: Lake-View Home in Queenstown, New Zealand

    This scenic property on New Zealand's prestigious Queenstown Hill offers rich investment potential. It can be divided into three separate self-contained units and has a total of six bedrooms, four…   See the Image

  • Patio: Lake-View Home in Queenstown, New Zealand

    Welcome the day or send it off in style from the large deck overlooking the lake and majestic mountains.   See the Image

  • Living Room View: Lake-View Home in Queenstown, New Zealand

    Enormous windows on every wall take full advantage of the property's panoramic views.   See the Image

  • Deck View: Lake-View Home in Queenstown, New Zealand

    It's hard to feel stressed out in a dreamy setting like this one, and it's a view you can take in from every floor.   See the Image