What Can $1.7 Million Buy? Tour Three Dream Homes In Different Cities

Would you choose a heated pool, home gym, or luxurious bedroom suite?

Which elements of your dream home can you buy with $1.7 million? On this episode of Listing Price, we tour three homes across the country with this price tag. One has a dreamy primary bedroom suite with a walk-in closet, while another has a waterfront backyard area with a floating deck. The third has a heated pool and a basement big enough for a home gym, a second kitchen, and a home theater. 

Because location plays such a big part in home prices, what you can get for $1.7 million varies across all three cities. We’re touring homes in Texas, Massachusetts, and Missouri to find out what $1.7 million can buy across the country. 

1.7 million dollar home for sale in TX

League City, Texas: $1,675,000

  • Square feet: 4,297
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Listed by: Emily Wilcox, BHGRE Gary Greene

The first home is a gorgeous waterfront property in League City, Texas, that features four beds, four baths, and luxury amenities. When you step into the home, you’re greeted with a grand foyer, complete with two-story ceilings, a sparkling chandelier, and an elaborate curved staircase.  

Off the foyer sits the dining and family rooms. The dining room has hardwood floors and textured wallpaper that adds visual interest. The family room features large windows that provide plenty of natural light, along with a door that leads to the outdoor space. Next to the family room, you’ll find the kitchen, filled with beautiful custom cabinetry, a large island with bar seating, and a detailed tile backsplash. 

The primary suite is located on the first floor and holds a large walk-in closet and private bathroom with double vanities, a drop-in tub, and walk-in shower. Up the staircase, you’ll find three more bedrooms, a second living area, a mini kitchen, and a bar area for entertaining. 

A set of French doors leads to a home office with access to the second-floor patio, where you’ll have a view of one of the best features of the home. The yard is the star of this listing. It features a pergola, koi pond, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, and plenty of palm trees overlooking the water. The spacious patio and floating deck have plenty of seating for relaxing and entertaining. 

1.7 million dollar home for sale in MA

Better Homes & Gardens

Winchester, Massachusetts: $1,783,800

  • Square feet: 2,183
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Listed by: Mark Donnellan, Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate - The Shanahan Group

The second home is in Winchester, Massachusetts, just a few miles outside of Boston. The neighborhood has a quiet, small-town feel with easy access to everything in the big city. The recently renovated Victorian home was built in 1900 and still has a lot of its original charm. 

The front of the home features a large front porch with plenty of room for seating. Through the front door, you’ll find a large living room with tons of natural light. The home has hardwood floors throughout, as well as a gorgeous fireplace in the center of the living room. There's also a dining room large enough to fit a dining set for six people. The kitchen features a large marble island and stainless-steel appliances.

Up the stairs, you’ll find three bedrooms. The primary bedroom gets a lot of natural light and has its own private bathroom with dual sinks. The second and third bedrooms share access to a second bathroom. On the third floor is a home office space that could also be used as a bedroom. It has a closet and a cozy window nook overlooking the yard. 

The basement was recently renovated into a home gym with a mounted TV, space for a treadmill or bike, space for a weight rack, and a built-in balance bar. The basement also has a pet bathing station and a multifunctional rec room. 

1.7 million dollar home for sale in Kansas City MO

Kansas City, Missouri: $1,650,000

  • Square feet: 5,670
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Listed by: Sharon McNulty, BHGRE Kansas City Homes

The final home is located in Kansas City, Missouri, one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country and recently voted one of the best places to live. The main floor begins with a spacious living room centered around a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and a built-in entertainment center with plenty of storage. The stone accents are mirrored in the adjoining room, which features a wet bar and dining space. 

The newly-renovated kitchen has new cabinets, gorgeous slate gray counters, a red range, and a large custom island that’s perfect for entertaining. The open floor plan makes the dining room and kitchen flow seamlessly together and features large windows that provide plenty of natural light. 

The first floor also holds a home office with a pretty view of the front lawn and a family room with a cozy fireplace and plenty of seating. The first floor also includes a primary bedroom suite with deck access and an ensuite bath, and a second bedroom with its own full bath. 

Upstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms that each have their own private bathroom and walk-in closet. There’s also a flex room that could be used as another family room, office, study area, or entertainment space. 

The basement is ideal for families or anyone who enjoys entertaining. The large space is big enough for another lounge area, dining room, or home theater. There’s also room for a home gym, gaming area, and second kitchen. The basement is a walk-out with easy access to the backyard and heated pool. 

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