Sumptuous and sleek, these are some of the most sought-after properties on the real estate market today.
Padaro Lane’s Finest
Location: Montecito, CA
Realtor: Randy Solakian
Realty: Coldwell Banker
Views from world class 12,000 square foot 5 bedrooms Italian villa on four acres. Plus guest cottage, tennis court and 2 bedroom/2 bath pool pavilion.
Location: Montecito, CA
Realtor: Randy Solakian
Realty: Coldwell Banker
This breathtaking, perfectly situated ranch property is located only 15 minutes from the cultural and recreational mountain hub of America: Aspen. It offers spectacular and unparalleled views of the Snowmass Creek and the mountainside. Creatively comprised of a unique blend of timber and stone, this pristinely crafted home features spacious rooms offering awe-inspiring views of the river and surrounding nature. Whether you are looking to go on a hiking adventure in the mountains, spending the summer out on a boat, horseback riding, or skiing in the winter, this dream home makes it all possible.
Located on over 35 acres, the property features four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and two half bathrooms, as well as a grand living room, dining room, library, artist studio, security system, four car garage, barn, and caretakers/guest quarters. This home is full of endless opportunities and is truly one to be admired.
Additionally, dazzling landscaping, a spa, and grand and private verandas with outdoor fireplaces make relaxation and entertainment possibilities boundless in the luxury of your own home. This masterpiece is designed to make a lasting impression, both with its stunning interiors and equally inspiring vistas.
Location: Snowmass, CO
Realtor: Doug Leibinger
Realty: Chaffin Light Real Estate – Snowmass Village
The BootJack Ranch is the finest recreational ranch retreat and family compound in the Rocky Mountains. Comprised of over 3,100 extraordinary acres, the property’s pristine setting ranges from rolling meadows and trout-filled lakes, to mature forests and towering 13,000-foot peaks.
With over seven miles of the legendary West Fork of the San Juan River running through the center of the ranch, and six crystal-clear lakes up to 10 acres in size, the BootJack is considered among the finest private fly-fishing properties within the State of Colorado. The property abounds with wildlife ranging from elk to bald eagles and from bear to bobcat.
The Ranch’s owners spared no expense in creating and restoring the property’s significant residential improvements. The rustic log, timber and stone structures are of the highest-quality and feature state-of-the-art lighting, satellite and music systems. In addition to the hand-crafted 13,800-square-foot main residence and 12,000-square-foot spa and aquatic center, the property features multiple guest cabins, a separate lodge, offices and manager’s housing, that can readily accommodate over 50 guests in understated comfort totaling just over 77,000 square feet.
The BootJack Ranch is located just 12 miles from the Pagosa Springs Airport, which can accommodate the biggest private aircraft, including G550s and Global Expresses. The ranch sits just 13 miles to state highway and to the world-class skiing of the Wolf Creek Resort. Surrounded on three sides by National Forest, the Ranch offers its owner the ultimate combination of privacy and accessibility, and is just 30 to 45 minutes by air to the resort towns of Telluride and Aspen.
For the individual, family, or corporation looking for the ultimate retreat, the BootJack Ranch is an unrivaled opportunity.
Location: Pagosa Springs, CO
Realtor: Bill Fandel
Realty: Peaks Real Estate Sotheby’s International Realty
Perhaps most stunning is the pool itself, which is finished dramatically in black, with three fountains adding to the opulence.
Properties are all about location, location, location, and this one is waterfront, waterfront, waterfront! This magnificent home, located just minutes from trendy South Beach, is situated on a guarded, gated island, and is within walking distance of world-famous Lincoln Road. The property has 75 feet on the water, with enough room (and protected dockage) for a yacht-the perfect gift to christen this new home.
The second home from the bay, this 7,140-square-foot mansion has a wide bay view from the master bedroom, which includes his and her marble and glass baths, ultra-large walk-in closets, large terraces, and a huge room with a separate bath for use as a gym, office, or upstairs living room.
In addition to the master suite, there are two additional, huge bedrooms upstairs, each with its own large marble bath and oversize walk-in closet. Another bedroom, downstairs, is intended for service. In addition, there are two guest baths on the lower level, including one with access to the pool.
Materials for this home are unique and rare, including pink marble floors downstairs with purple heartwood on both floors. Perhaps most stunning is the pool itself, which is finished dramatically in black, with three fountains adding to the opulence. Night entertaining allows for a fire to only further emphasize the pool’s majestic qualities.
This architecturally ultra-modern mansion, built in the Bauhaus style, is a one-of-a-kind property with unparalleled amenities-which all means that you have to act now if you imagine yourself inside this palace.
Location: Miami Beach, FL
Realtor: Barbara Hagen
Realty: Majestic Properties
Email: [email protected]
This outstanding jewel nestled in the heart of South Beach defines timeless, classic luxury. Primped for royalty, this 16,000-square-foot mansion is coveted for its boundless potential to thoroughly entertain and impress the most upscale and prominent of guests. Constructed in 1935, this palace has undergone a complete two-and-a-half-year renovation that began in 2004. A historic work of art and past sanctuary of holiness, this paradise is truly worthy of praise and appreciation.
With more than 6,500 square feet and a soaring 25-foot-high ceiling, the splendorous grand room is perfectly suited for the grandest occasions and is the most impressive in the Southeastern United States. A 3,000-square-foot office/fun room/guest suite with catering kitchen, bathroom, and private entrance offers even more opportunities and possibilities.
Featuring boundless state-of-the-art lighting, a fully equipped and soundproofed theater/media room, nightclub quality 16-speaker stereo system, and 50 tons of air conditioning, the utmost in comfort and convenience is unparalleled as owners are pampered in this home.
Two of the five bedrooms are expansive suites located upstairs, complemented by a 1,000-square-foot gourmet kitchen and dining room that gives way to a breathtaking 2,500-square-foot terrace. For optimum relaxation and lounging, a 1,000-plus-square-foot loft overlooks the colossal grand room. Additionally, this urban oasis features five and a half baths, two-car garage and parking for three additional vehicles, impact-resistant windows and doors, security system with video surveillance and digital recording system, laundry facility on each level, and brand new electrical, plumbing, heating, and cooling systems.
A superb location, desirable weather, fabulous surroundings, and the unrivalled attractions of South Beach are only a few of the countless amenities this heavenly oasis has to offer.
Location: South Beach, FL
Realtor: Jeff Morr
Realty: Majestic Properties
Making a lasting impression is inevitable for this Coconut Grove haven. Breathtaking, vivid views and a serene and distinctive environment are only a few of the countless features this tasteful masterpiece has to offer. Outlining the pinnacle of luxury, with its creative and stylish floor plans, this 7,061-square-foot, five-bedroom, six-bathroom premier penthouse is truly one of a kind.
Each room is decorated to the highest of standards, making this breathtaking penthouse effortlessly inviting and consequentially distinguishable. The 2,500-square-foot elegant rooftop offers an uninterrupted, flawless view of the Miami skyline and an impressive heated infinity edge pool. The Zen-like environment makes it not only a place to enjoy the afternoon sun, but a relaxing and romantic escape that can be illuminated simply by the city lights below.
Additionally, there is a full-service kitchen, unique walls of stone with flowing waterfalls, spectacular finishes, and overall quality that can only be appreciated when experienced in person.
Warm, tropical weather year-round and a convenient location not far from the popular and exciting attractions of Miami Beach make this heavenly oasis the ultimate escape any time of year.
Location: Miami, FL
Realtor: Mayi De La Vega
Realty: Mayi De La Vega Stewart De La Vega Group, LC
Ocean Club Estates
This beautiful new custom built home offers numerous luxurious features, which include 12-foot height tray ceilings, travertine bathroom, teak flooring, Kohler and Hans Grohe fixtures, master spa shower and Jacuzzi tub and custom cabinets with granite countertops.
This exceptional Creston computerized smart house also features Bermuda roofing, Anderson windows and doors, colonial hurricane rated shutters, a tumble travertine driveway, coral stone porches, Molteni dressing rooms and closets, a 10,000-gallon rainwater tank, an infinity heated pool and spa, 80 KW automatic generator, and a teak dock to accommodate up to a 115-foot yacht and 30,000 pound boat lift. This spectacular home is offered fully furnished.
The discerning residents of the Ocean Club Estates enjoy beaches, a world-class Tom Weiskopf golf course, Club House, the Beach Club with pool and tennis courts on famous Cabbage Beach, the use of the facilities at the One & Only Ocean Club and the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, with tennis courts, spas, swimming pools, beach facilities, restaurants, and marina, as well as 24-hour security.
Location: Paradise Island, Bahamas
Realtor: Kingsley Edgecombe Jr.
Realty: Kings Realty
Chrysler Building Tower
The Chrysler Building is one of the most distinctive, recognizable peaks in New York City’s skyline. Completed in 1930, it is known the world over for its distinctive design. In fact, when the Skyscraper Museum surveyed 100 architects, brokers, builders, critics, developers, engineers, historians, and scholars, a staggering 90 percent agreed that the Chrysler Building was the best of the best of commercial real estate.
With this in mind, it comes as no surprise that the architecturally magnificent Chrysler Building is actually owned by interests in the United Arab Emirates. Already known for its lavish and innovative architecture, the Dubai area has solidified its position as one of fastest growing regions the earth has ever seen. Tourists from around the world come to Dubai to admire its explosion of art, architecture, and culture. And now, UAE interests own the Chrysler Building, the most beautiful and historic piece of architecture in the United States. And you can control the tower-the original private facilities of Walter Chrysler. The 69th Floor Tower Suite is now available for your commercial enterprise-up to 5,343 square feet of Golden Era glory, with marble floors, magnificent views, and a landmarked Art Deco lobby.
The Tower space is replete with Italian marble floors, laboriously hand-painted walls, up to 40-foot ceilings, and 10-foot tall triangular windows that invite in the sun. It also features a tucked away circular staircase with restricted access to a bi-windowed duplex hideaway, and another leading to the 70th floor. Glorious views of the harbor, both rivers, and the 360-degree skyline at your disposal put this piece of real estate in a class all its own. It is literally the most unique trophy space in New York City.
Establish your U.S. leadership in this 24/7 serviced space, complete with state-of-the-art security. The prestige of this space is impossible to verbalize. This is an opportunity that only comes around once in a lifetime.
Location: Manhattan, NY
Sub-Landlord: Dr. Charles M. Weiss
Office Manager: Roya Moghadassi
1913 Colonial Revival
For the first time in over three decades, an estate in East Hampton’s exclusive Summer Colony community is available for sale.
The immaculately restored 1913 Colonial Revival residence, located on world-renowned Lily Pond Lane, has been impeccably renovated whilst retaining its old world charm.
Gracefully situated on 1.8-acre grounds resplendent with elegant gardens, everything about the property echoes an aesthetic of bespoke and understated glamour.
Though the estate is spectacular as a summertime retreat, the 8-bedroom, 5.5-bathroom main house and 3-bedroom guest house are both winterized for year-round use.
Grand fireplaces adorn the living and dining rooms, and the heated sunroom’s beamed ceiling exudes an ambience of cozy grandeur. Needless to say, the fully equipped, country-style kitchen is a chef’s dream. Host guests for tea on the patio by the outdoor pool, or take a walk through the magnificently groomed landscaping as the century-old trees whisper their stories of glamorous years past.
Beautiful in any season, this exclusive East Hampton home is a beacon of old world refinement for those who recognize the best, and realize its market availability will not last for long.
Location: East Hampton, NY
Realtor: John Golden
Realty: Prudential Douglas Elliman
On a secluded bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara, California, sits one of the most spectacular vacation homes ever built! Newly completed and now for sale, this incomparable Nantucket-style home features all the comforts and amenities you’d look for while on a pampered vacation. With the most amazing and peaceful panoramic ocean views you can imagine.
The home of approximately 6,600 square feet features a master suite on the main level and four additional full bedroom suites on the upper level, all with water views. The open floorplan with a state-of-the-art kitchen flows onto the substantial ocean blufftop decking. Top-of-the-line finishes throughout provide the most luxurious of beauty and relaxation. Amenities include a roof-deck pool and spa, walk-in wine cellar, $400,000 home theater, sauna, steam room, home gymnasium, aquarium, and a large family-style recreation room with all the toys for adults and kids.
This dream vacation home is hidden in a very private enclave with only nine oceanfront homes, yet is only 10 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara and over a hundred gourmet restaurants. You have access to a private beach and cove below, perfect for swimming, kayaking, and sea lion and whale watching. And if you are not using your home for part of the year, rental rates for this property through Andrew Harper reach up to $100,000 per month. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind Southern California opportunity!
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Realtor: Ken Switzer
Realty: Prudential California Realty
Experience coastal living in a way few others will at this new extraordinary contemporary estate, offering expansive walls of glass showcasing the breathtaking sandy beach, coupled with lushly landscaped gardens shaded by huge eucalyptus, oak, and cypress trees. Truly, it is no wonder that the exclusive beach enclave of Padaro Lane is known as Southern California’s “Gold Coast.”
From the gated driveway that is flanked gorgeously by mature coral and eucalyptus trees, to the elegant white oak floors and windows framing views of sand and surf, the estate provides an elegant palette of exquisite art and fine furnishings.
Comfort, privacy, and a serene sense of luxury surround you in the sumptuously “open” floor plan. The entry level offers a comfortable dining area next to an outside entertainment deck along the beach, a full-amenity chef’s kitchen, a two-bedroom wing with easy beach access, as well as a private bedroom opening to an interior courtyard. The upper level is reminiscent of a New York style loft: spacious gallery-like space and rooms that seem to never end. This incredible space is to be lived in and enjoyed without the normal boundaries of walls and doors.
In addition to the main residence that is a spacious 5,900-plus square feet, the property offers a 800-plus square feet detached guest-house adjacent to the tennis court.
At Padaro Lane, architecture becomes an art form with the seamless union of outdoor and indoor living, exemplifying just how masterfully you can have it all.
Location: Carpinteria, CA
Realtor: Suzanne Perkins / Susan Burns
Phone: 805.895.2138 / 805.565.8822
Realty: Sotheby’s International Realty / Coldwell Banker
This stunning property is located in the beautiful countryside of the best wine country in the United States-if not the world-Northern California’s Napa, Mendocino, and Sonoma Valley region. It is located one-and-a-half hours from the picturesque and cosmopolitan city of San Francisco, between Highways 101 and 128. A 2,800-acre Wine Country Ranch with two small houses, with over 60 acres of zinfandel wine vineyards. Need we say more?
The ranch produces 180,000 tons of grapes in contract to Ravenswood Winery, the largest producers of zinfandel wine. The varied terrain and features of the land make this a very special investment. The property is home to two lakes and four freshwater wells. The breadth of available space means you can use the land to best suit your needs; there is room for any number of opportunities. Build your dream home in the beautiful countryside of Mendocino or subdivide the property into as many as 34 lots for individual sale.
This is a unique opportunity for either investors looking to develop an utterly unique stretch of wine country or individuals interested in owning his or her own wine-producing vineyard. A referral fee of $400,000 or 2 percent of the sales price will be offered to brokers and realtors. This once-in-a-lifetime property will not stay on the market for long.
Location: Mendocino, CA
Realtor: Robert Lalanne
Realty: Blue Realty Group Inc.
Email: [email protected]
The opportunity to own 21 acres of heavenly Hawaii oceanfront property only comes along once in a lifetime, and this gem of the Pacific is exactly that-plus an elegant mansion to mirror the beauty of the surrounding nature. This home is “an ultimate private residence that culminates artistry and perfection,” according to Tobi Fisher. “Dramatic ocean and mountain views dominate this irreplaceable piece of Hawaii.”
With approximately 15,000 square feet of living space, this spacious, European-styled estate, perched on the cliffs of Pahoa Kahei just outside the historic town of Hawi, features a red granite exterior, six bedrooms, and six and a half bathrooms, with wall-to-wall, clear-grade Brazilian Cherry hardwood throughout. The kitchen features American Cherry cabinetry and stainless steel appliances, plus custom European granite countertops throughout.
The home is lit elegantly, thanks to 30 custom-designed, gold-plated Venetian crystal chandeliers. It also features some not-so-common additions, such as a custom commercial-grade elevator that supports two floors, GE Smart House Technology, and seven security cameras stationed throughout the home’s exterior and interior, with multiple viewing stations. This home certainly has the technology to satisfy anyone’s needs.
Yet, in a setting of diamond-like ocean sparkle and vast mountain terrain, the home is equipped to truly enjoy the outdoors with an eight-person spa perched strategically for dramatic white water views below. The vision of the designers is truly captured by the balance between natural beauty and customized luxury; this property is unsurprassed in every way.
Realtor: Tobi B. Fisher R(S)
Location: North Kohala, Island of Hawai’i
Realty: MacArthur & Company Sotheby’s International Realty