An amazing staircase adds something special to a property. Staircases can be works of art as well as being the way to get from one floor to another and designs really are incredible. Here are some amazing staircases you'll be quite envious of.
This amazing staircase is made from African mahogany and teak and represents a philodendron plant.
2 Stenciled STAIRS
Read messages as you climb.
3 New Orleans Square Disneyland
It's no fantasy when you climb the stairs at Disneyland.
4 Hang Nga Guesthouse and Gallery in Dalat, Vietnam
Tree roots and trunks are sculpted into the organic concrete along with mushrooms, spider webs and portholes.
A stunning combination of wood and exposed stone.
6 Baron's Palace, Heliopolis, Egypt
The stairs weave their way through the floors.
7 Glitter Staircase
That's some bling!
8 Mosaic Stairs
The mosaic is painted on Plexiglas that is then fitted to the risers.
9 Sculptural Stairway
This Mumbai stairway looks a bit "trippy."
10 Mansion-styled Staircase
Such an elegant sweep.
11 Tiled Stairway
There are amazing stairways out of doors too.
12 Marble Stairs
How luxurious is this?
13 Black Stairs
What a great treatment of a staircase in an 1860s Brownstone.
14 Glass Staircase
You'll definitely see where you're going on these stairs.
15 Triangle Stairs
I have to admit, though some of these floating staircases look fabulous, I do find them quite a scary idea.
16 Spiral Staircase at the Musée National Gustave Moreau in Paris
An absolutely stunning example of a spiral staircase.
17 Castle-like Staircase
Do you think Rapunzel is locked away in a room at the top?
18 Abandoned Water Tower, England
Even an abandoned building can have an amazing staircase.
19 Ombré Stairs
20 Abandoned Stairs
Imagine how beautiful these stairs would have been before the house was abandoned.
21 Lift Stairs
A lift to four floors is cleverly built into the spiraling stairs.
22 Illusion Stairs
The monochrome is certainly striking.
23 Metal Spiral
The low rise aspect means a lot of steps have been used to scale a regular height.
24 Wooden Spiral Staircase
This was designed by Frenchman Paul Coudamy.
25 Twisted Bannister Stairs
It's quite a climb at bedtime.
26 Piano Key Staircase
I'd be happy to "scale" these steps any time (groan).
27 Staircase, the Hotel De Ville, Nancy, France
A grand building deserves a grand staircase.
28 See-through STAIRCASE
Swedish minimalist design.
29 Copper Staircase
Love how the perforated balustrades let the light in.
30 Floating Steps
Another of those examples where you really have to wonder if they're more suited to rock climbers than regular folks.
31 Sheepshead Bay
This was Brooklyn's most expensive home in 2012. With features like a heated drive to clear winter snow, you just know it has to have an amazing staircase.
32 Multiple Stairs
Where do they all go?
33 Glass and Wood Stairs
The stairs in this Cape Town townhouse are refined and elegant.
34 Amazing Staircase
It looks like the cross section of a flower or seashell.
35 White Stairs
The stairs are fairly unremarkable but the shape of the stairwell is awesome.
36 Miracle Staircase
This staircase is in the Miracle Chapel, Sante Fe, New Mexico. It's called the miracle staircase because it has no support and stands from its own weight and force. A true feat of engineering.
Another abandoned staircase whose beauty hasn't dimmed over time despite the dilapidation around it.
38 Ribbon Staircase
I'm always in awe of the creative brain.
39 Reading Room Stairs
Put a big slouchy armchair nearby and I'm in literary heaven, literally.
40 Nam Dger Apartment, Tel Aviv, Israel
Such a striking staircase.
41 Spiral Stairs
Do you think this looks like bendy piano keys with the white keys missing?
42 Library Staircase
A fabulous staircase for a fabulous room.
43 Strip Staircase
Someone described this as a basket coming unraveled.
44 Pink Spiral
Not for everyone but if pink is your thing, go for it.
45 Wavy Stairs
This is so sinuous. I love it.
46 Mansion House, Vienna, Austria
They knew how to build amazing staircases back in the 1880s.
47 Dale Chihuly Glasswork
The focus is on the work of Chihuly - one of the greatest living art glass artists.
Amazing staircases, aren't they? What's the staircase of your dream house like?
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