What’s your preference – water, mountain or city-scape views? Our Top 5 Homes of the Week have it all. Our Orlando, Florida property boasts both lake and bay views from the setting of a private peninsula. Meanwhile, our stunning Harrison, Idaho log cabin abuts a national forest with views of Lake Coeur D’Alene. Our Park City, Utah listing presided on a mountainside overlooking the city, and both of our California homes offer the most beautiful mountain views. Explore all of this week’s top homes below.
With spring just around the corner, now is a perfect time to start thinking about a vacation home, an investment property or even a new primary residence. Looking at each page, every property inside this issue sparks new inspiration and provides details on local style and amenities. There are so many great options from which to choose.
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By Alyssa Mammano
The futuristic Jetsons family who drove around in flying cars may not have been too far off. In fact, developer of PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter, Dan Kodsi, is willing to bank on it. Complete with a Skyport designed for flying cars, the PARAMOUNT Worldcenter in Miami, Florida is set to open this Spring and is already more than 75 percent sold. The luxury condominium high-rise is comprised of 500 units ranging from 1,180 to 2,350 square feet, each with city and bay views. The residences start at $750,000 and the skyscraper has already done $400 million in sales. (more…)
Each of our Top 5 Homes of the Week boast custom designs with unique, curved architectural elements showcasing panoramic views of their spectacular settings. With both traditional and modern interiors, our Top 5 Homes of the Week offer something special for all tastes. From round homes to arched windows and doors, delve into each property for a glimpse of life in a home built with a boundless budget.
Beyond the gated entry, mature lush landscaping imparts a sense of tropical solitude within this beachfront setting. One hundred and sixty-six feet of Gulf frontage afford a level of privacy that is seldom found. This is a true world-class estate home on South Gordon Drive fringed by a white sandy beach and offering 6 bedrooms, 6.2 baths and over 7,000 square feet of luxurious living space. The significant beachfront residence was designed by architect Andrea Clark Brown and built and finished to the most exacting standards by A. Vernon Allen Builders with an elegant and refined quality all its own. (more…)
By Alyssa Mammano
With humble origins of pineapple farms, today’s Boca Raton, known to more than 200,000 residents, has made great strides over the past millennium. The earliest cataloged history of Boca Raton, Florida noted its beginnings as a Tequesta Indian settlement. It wasn’t until the construction of the Florida East Coast Canal, which is today’s Intracoastal, as well as the Florida East Coast Railway in the 1890s, that Boca began to boom. The newly-developed accessibility brought pioneers to the area in the early 1900s who created a small agricultural community. Just a quarter of a century later, in 1925, the Town of Boca Raton was incorporated. This was during the pinnacle of Florida’s rush for land and expansion. (more…)
Each of our Top 5 Homes of the Week sprawl over 6,000-15,000 square feet for supremely grandiose living and entertaining. In a month that signifies change and growth, opportunity abounds in the luxury real estate market. All of the option curated below offer tremendous additions to any luxury real estate portfolio as vacation homes, family estates or an entertainer’s paradise. Watch below to find your next dream home.
Custom designed and built for multi-time supercross and motocross champion, Chad Reed, this home features luxurious finishes including a full gym, beach entry salt water pool, boat ramp, floating dock and boat lift. Tucked away at the end of a private, gated cul-de-sac on 3.12 acres, this home offers stunning views of Clear Lake and the neighboring hillside of San Antonio. (more…)
By Linde Hyder
Rare is the opportunity to own a property that brings together the best of both worlds. Watch the sun rise over the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean while enjoying morning coffee. Relax with a glass of wine while gazing at a technicolor sky as the sun sets over the Intracoastal. It’s all possible in Manalapan, a tranquil island community located just minutes to the Palm Beach International Airport. (more…)
We’ve selected five of our listings as the Top 5 Homes of the Week for each of their unique designs and custom attributes. A contemporary California listing boasts sleek, clean lines with stone and wood touches to warm up the modern design, while a Canadian log cabin home boasts panoramic lake and mountain views captured by its rounded exterior shape. With the differences that each of these listings portrays, which style would you prefer?