10 Glass Houses You Can Buy Right Now

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Glass walls and floor-to-ceiling windows are a staple in many modern homes.In rural settings, this hardly causes a privacy problem. But glass homes have become a growing trend among urban homeowners who are “starved for light” and often don’t seem to mind the peeping Toms, according to The Wall Street Journal’s Nancy Keates.

Some worry that with glass walls come a greater risk of danger, whether it be from natural disasters or vandalism. Regardless, you have to admit these homes are beautiful.

The house has five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. It sits on 3.5 acres, so there's plenty of privacy.

It has three bedrooms, three full baths, and two half baths. It has been featured in several newspapers and magazines for its unique architecture.

It has four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and panoramic ocean views.

This glass mansion in Santa Monica is on sale for $18.75 million.

Incredibly, the pool flows through the kitchen, covered by a bulletproof glass panel. The owners can literally walk on water.

For $31.5 million, live in this glass townhouse in Greenwich Village in New York City.

The townhouse was built in 1839 and is 22.5 feet wide.

This $43 million house in Crystal Bay, NV is truly one of a kind.

There's even a glass elevator in the middle of the house, which has great views of Lake Tahoe.

This $48 million penthouse in TriBeCa reminds us of the Apple Store.

The sellers of this apartment actually raised the price by $3 million to find a buyer. The penthouse has 360-degree views of Manhattan.

Buy this four-bedroom, four-bathroom house in Malibu for $26 million.

The house was built in 2010 and is in a private, gated community.

For $15 million, buy this modern Hollywood home. The entire place can be controlled on an iPhone or iPad.

This glass wall retracts during the summer months.

For $35 million, buy Calvin Klein's former glass apartment on the Upper West Side.

The home has four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and one half bath.

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