A personal vehicle is a ticket to freedom—one of the best ways to explore the world at speed—but for many, it’s also a prized possession that represents much more than a mode of transportation. For those who relish the scent of motor oil and take every opportunity to get behind the wheel, the garage is as important a space in the home as the kitchen or living room. For the car enthusiast, an extensive shop means multiple vehicles and plenty of space to work on them.
The following homes not only feature roomy garages, but they also manage to merge functionality with style—a feat that takes a little elbow grease and a lot of inspiration.
The Collector’s Dream in Nokomis, Florida
This beach-front estate not only boasts a private beach with cabana and a five-hole putting green, but is also equipped with a 10-car garage. The car collector will find plenty of space for working on vintage models here, with seven bays and three lifts already in place. In addition to being a functional location for repairs, the garage offers ample wallspace for artistic expression, with antique posters and salvaged road signs emphasizing the classic auto shop aesthetic.
A Mountaintop Automotive Hangar in Evergreen, Colorado
With 30,000 square feet of space, the car storage facility at this Evergreen home is the epitome of the luxury garage. Smooth cement flooring, concert-venue-level overhead lighting, and climate-controlled storage ensures that the vehicles housed here remain in pristine condition. With room for 100 cars, the hangar also features a mechanics shop with a lift, car wash, and an office, making the garage entirely self-sufficient. The main living areas of the home, which benefit from a nearly 360-degree view of the surrounding mountaintops, have been designed with the same precision engineering in mind.
A Country-Style Garage and Lounge Outside Austin, Texas
Just outside Austin is a peaceful retreat for those looking for privacy and the great outdoors. Car enthusiasts will find room for a total of 12 cars, with two two-car garages and one eight-car garage across the property. Adjacent to the large vehicle facility is a hobby room and saloon-style lounge area, making the transition between shop and entertainment space seamless.
A Showroom-Level Garage in Rancho Mirage, California
Contemporary architectural design is a fitting backdrop to luxury Italian sports cars and other high-performance vehicles. This modern home in Rancho Mirage makes concrete both stylish and functional, epitomized by its spacious garage. Glass-paned bay doors showcase the prized cars within, while the property’s private gate and state-of-the-art security system ensures peace of mind. Slate gray walls and flooring are consistent with the home’s design scheme, yet are also easy to clean after any automotive maintenance.
A Wilderness Resort in Colorado
Striking a balance between remote and accessible, this resort home near Edwards is truly one-of-a-kind. Set on 439 acres without another rooftop in sight, this property hosts an automotive bay that emulates its surroundings. The stone and wood infrastructure, designed in the style of a mountainside ski resort, houses 12 high-performance snowmobiles and three ATVs, ideal for those who not only have a passion for unique transportation but also the great outdoors.
In the ideal garage, functionality should meet personality. Showroom-quality garage spaces reflect the refined taste and luxury of the rest of the home, and are the perfect place for vehicle enthusiasts to while away the hours on their next high-octane project.
Make room for all of your hobbies and passions around the world with these inspiring properties.