Inside a $15m mansion in Oman
A mountain backdrop and lush gardens is what makes this Muscat property so attractive
While tourism continues to boom in Oman, we take a look at its promising real estate sector, which has a generous amount of luxury properties. Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty takes us on an inside tour of a mansion elevated on a mountain in Madinat Al Ilam in Muscat. Would you pay $15.4m to live in it? You might when you take a look inside. Situated above the city, the 6 bedroom mansion has a picturesque mountain backdrop which residents can enjoy from the outdoor terrace. The property is laid out over 12,000 sq. ft. with over 40,000 sq. ft. of plot. Designed by the head of WS Atkins architect Victor Reyes, it is contemporary with a traditional twist, boasting an entertainment room with musical instruments such as a piano and drums, as well as a billiard table. One of its main living areas is classically decorated with wooden furniture and lush carpets, while the next family room boasts a traditional cabinet with antique Arabian swords. The bedrooms, while modern, have an organic feel, with indoor plants and earthy colours. Some include work areas with a dedicated desk and a walk-in closet. The mansion is set in one of Oman’s prime locations. Spread across 4 floors, it features a guest house, library and plenty of art work. The property’s outside terrace also boasts a pool a partly shaded pool with a water slide. In addition, the house has a private theatre and indoor gym.