luxury real estate

Stunning Estate in Honolulu, Hawaii

A resort-like destination with noteworthy history of who’s who and celebrity ownership. Overlooking Waikiki, urban Honolulu and turquoise Pacific Ocean waters, this noble 6 bedroom, 5 bath, commanding estate with 1,144 sq.ft. guest house claims the title as one of the most private estates on Oahu. On 2 lots totaling 1.99 acres featuring a separate pool & guest house, separate exercise studio, tennis court, large landscaped yard with vast outdoor living and recreational spaces, Infinity-edge pool and hot tub, this tropical resort-like retreat is in a class of its own.

Magnificent 7 Bedroom Mansion in Atlanta

Stunning estate property with more speciality details than can possibly be described. Located in the prestigious Tuxedo Park neighborhood of Buckhead. This home is spread over 4 floors and has incredible living features including an elevator, 4 car garage, private back yard with gorgeous pool and covered loggia, high ceilings, state of the art kitchen and baths, gorgeous lighting and drapes, 4000 bottle wine cellar, theater room, full gym and billiard room.

Beverly Hills Mansion Listed For $135 Million

One of the most exquisite estate offerings in the United States, covering a 2.5 acre promontory. Surrounded by 360 degree views that sweep from downtown to the canyons, the 7 bedroom, 10 bath Villa embraces 18,000 sq. ft. of palatial living space with grand scale. Built with the finest materials, this stately mansion features the most opulent dining and living rooms. Designer details include gold leaf crown moldings, hand woven carpets and European details. The private grounds showcase the sunny swimmers pool, dining and viewing pavilions perfect for entertaining and enjoying the city view below. 

Shelter Island, Flathead Lake, MT

This majestic mountain aerie, Shelter Island Estate, sits atop a solid granite foundation on 24-acre Shelter Island, rising from Montana’s Flathead Lake; one of the top 3 cleanest lakes in the world. This rare offering, currently the largest private home in Montana, features over 32,000 square feet of structures and commands 7,000 feet of prime lakeside frontage, extremely unique for private ownership. Being situated next to Glacier National Park is one more facet in this incredible jewel of a property.

 

Atlanta's Most Luxurious Property for $25M

The most compelling private residence to ever be offered to market in the history of Atlanta. Situated on 17 private and pristine park-like acres with substantial Chattahoochee River frontage. Unrivaled amenity package, including resort-style infinity-edge swimming pool, lighted tennis court, fully equipped gym, spa, theater, hobby house, underground ballroom with catering kitchen, formal and informal gardens, entire estate generator, guard house, caretakers suite and Presidential-level security system.

 

Brookline Market Updates

The Greater Boston Association of Realtors has released the local market updates for March 2016 and the real estate market in Brookline is looking healthy!

The supply of homes for sale in March was way up over February, indicating that more sellers are deciding to list their homes. And, while prices were also up over last year, the increases are seemingly harmless to sales.

The Helmer Castle in Jackson, MI

The Castle, constructed with over 500 tons of fieldstone and steel reinforcement include a dungeon below grade which is accessed through a trap door. The walls of the home are over three feet thick at the base with a lookout/sun deck on the top of the massive 7 story tower which is accessed by an iron spiral staircase. In total, the Castle has five bedrooms, three bathrooms and five fireplaces.

Beautiful 6-Bedroom Villa in Florida for $3.3 Million

Stunning 6 bedroom villa with 7,116 sq. ft. living area spread over a 15,039 sq. ft. lot. The residence floor plan is cenetered around a courtyard and it features a covered terrace, a summer kitchen, outdoor pool, media room and a 3 car garage. The interior is meticulously finished with custom millwork, light colors and quartz counters. 

This House Seems to Float Above the Canopy and Merge into the Sloping Site

Part sophisticated resort, part primitive playground, Peninsula Papagayo fulfills a dream to create Costa Rica's premier 5-star residential resort destination. Imagine a tropical wilderness nearly surrounded by sapphire waters, spanning 1,400 acres, 11 miles of coastline, 8 miles of bluff edges and 21 spectacular, un-crowded beaches. It's the ultimate safe haven and picture-perfect setting for this mesmerizing Costa Rican vacation home perched above the pacific, bordering the 15th hole of the Arnold Palmer Signature Course.

The modern design by architect Victor Cañas embraces the dramatic setting and takes full advantage of stunning ocean and canopy views. Elaborate window walls frame ever-changing views of the seasonal forest and Papagayo gulf. Borders between inside and outside worlds virtually disappear.

Luxurious Historic Mansion in Tuscany With Unparalleled Art Work

This beautiful 17th century villa is located in the beautiful countryside of Lucca and used to belong to the Mansi, a very well-known family in Europe in the silk trade. The original building dates back to the second-half of the 16th century and it has been largely transformed by arch. Oddi in the first half of the 17th century. The property was later re-transformed in the 18th century by the architect Giusti, in such a way as to give elegance to the facade, while the transformation of the park by Filippo Juvarra, endowed the villa of elegant green spaces for which it is nowadays famous. The property consists of a main house, stables and farmhouse, for a total of about 5,000 sq. m., all being surrounded by a park of about 4-5 hectares.

Unique Lakefront Estate on Southwest Oakville's Gold Coast

This majestic waterfront estate is 8,407 square feet of finely finished space above grade plus an additional 4,667 square feet of finished space below with a walk up to the incredible rear yard. The interior is finished with impeccable and meticulous details including hardwood floors, oversized arched mahogany doors, and sweeping lake views.

Stunning Mansion in Switzerland on Geneva's Right Bank

This beautiful and impressive mansion is situated on Geneva's Right Bank, just a stone's throw from the lake and international organizations. It boasts sublime unobstructed panoramic views of the lake and Mont Blanc. It is also surrounded by 9,400 m² of magnificent landscaped grounds including a swimming pool and stunning terrace. Built in 1840, this exceptional property benefits from 730 m² of living space and basement level split between 17 rooms. 

6 Seemingly Smart Moves That May Ruin Your Remodel

You are dying to update your home, and you are very excited for the remodeling process to begin. But you aren’t naive. You have heard the horror stories about renovations, and you intend to make yours go smoothly. So you have done your homework, dotted your i’s and crossed your t’s, and you are confident your remodel will go off without a hitch! However, if one of these common mistakes is part of your strategy, you might want to think again.

Beautiful Tuscan Mansion atop Carter Hill

Over 11,000 square feet of meticulously constructed improvements custom designed to embrace the spectacular setting atop nearly 100 peaceful, private acres. Amid the acreage are a main house, guesthouse, gatehouse, infinity-edged saline pool and pool house, gardens, and even a small vineyard.