UnReal Estate of the Week: Fireworks Views

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, which means anyone with a view of the fireworks is probably scrambling to get all the supplies ready for their barbecue, while everyone else is trying to figure out how they’ll get there. It’s the one time of year when the maximum capacity for patios and rooftop decks is seriously tested. If you’d like to be the one getting texts from people you haven’t heard from in months to see “what you’re up to for the 4th,” then these are the homes for you! Each has a jealousy-inducing view of a professional fireworks display.

Who Needs Fireworks with This View?

301 Main St

Address: 301 Main St, Unit 27D
City: San Francisco, CA
Price: $2,200,000
Listed by: Paul Hwang, Skybox Realty

This two bedroom condo is on the 27th floor and has stunning views of the Bay Bridge. Your guests can watch the Pier 39 fireworks display from the condo’s patio, or through the large bay windows in the living room. When the show is over you can walk down and keep the party going in the building’s club room or movie theater.

Where the Emerald City Sparkles

3333 Wallingford Ave

Address: 3333 Wallingford Ave N, #306
City: Seattle, WA
Price: $549,950
Listed by: Tim Lenihan, Windermere Real Estate Co.

This two-bedroom condo is right next to Gas Works Park, with awe-inspiring views of the city skyline and Lake Union. It has a large deck where your friends can gather to watch the fireworks display, and the open kitchen and dining area offer plenty of room to cook a Fourth of July-themed feast.

A Wonder in the Windy City

401 N Wabash

Address: 401 N WABASH Ave, Unit 51F
City: Chicago, IL
Price: $1,875,000
Listed by: Ilona Koziel, Charles Rutenberg Realty

This condo soars above Chicago on the 51st floor of the Trump Tower, with views of Navy Pier, the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, Millennium Park, The Bean and the city skyline. The open floor plan offers plenty of room for guests to mingle while watching the fireworks display out of the tall bay windows. The modern kitchen has everything you need to host a dinner party, or you could just eat at the Michelin-rated restaurant downstairs.

Livin’ La Vida Long Beach

20 S Ocean Manor

Address: 20 South Ocean Manor Pl
City: Long Beach, CA
Price: $4,195,000
Listed by: Gerard Bisignano, Vista Sotheby’s Intl Rlty

Located right on the Pacific Ocean, this elegant home offers expansive views of Catalina Island, Belmont Pier and the harbor lights from all three levels. With more than 4,200 square feet and views of the Queen Mary fireworks display, it’s the perfect place to host a party.  The large deck overlooking the beach even comes with a built-in fire pit!

A Golden View

298 Chestnut St

Address: 298 Chestnut St
City: San Francisco, CA
Price: $16,000,000
Listed by: Carrie Buchanan-Goodman, Sotheby’s International Realty

This amazing Mediterranean-style home on Telegraph Hill has sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay. There are a few different places where guests can watch the fireworks, including a large landscaped terrace that is perfect for an outdoor barbecue. There’s even a guest suite complete with its own kitchen, so your friends and family can stay the night.

For more homes for sale with jaw-dropping views, check out the Redfin Collection “Amazing View.” Would you pay more to live next to your city’s main fireworks display? Tell us on Facebook, Twitter, G+ or in the comments below.

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