These warm-weather estate homes offer an escape from the winter chill at a summer home of distinction. Brimming with top-of-the-line features, each of our Top 5 Homes of the Week exude opulance with fine craftsmanship in intricate woodwork, custom finishes an high-end appliances. Not a detail was overlooked nor expense spared in any of these brilliant homes.
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By Alyssa Mammano
Real Estate Agents specializing in farm and ranch properties know that for this type of buyer, the horses come first. Today’s equestrian estates boast luxury accommodations that cater to both horse and human, including sprawling acreage to roam, outbuildings for shelter and storage, and gracious living spaces for the affluent homeowner. Farm and ranch properties provide a lifestyle that is a dream for many, realized only by some. (more…)
By Linde Hyder
The epitome of Florida luxury living awaits in this Coastal Contemporary gem. Strategically situated on a deep-water tip lot, this masterpiece offers the best that Marco Island has to offer in the exclusive Tigertail area. The setting is unlike any other with 173 feet of water frontage, direct access to the Gulf, spectacular sunsets and quiet streets punctuated with coconut palms and tropical foliage. (more…)
Rosemary Hall is a stunning estate that sits majestically on the hills of North Augusta, South Carolina, overlooking the town center, the Savannah River and downtown Augusta, Georgia. A grand Southern mansion, Rosemary was built in 1902 as the residence for the city founder, James U. Jackson, and is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places in America. (more…)
By Alyssa Mammano
The avid golfer has surely dreamt of living on a fairway, where the greens are but a golf cart’s ride away and any fair-weather day calls for a friendly round. In a golf course community, enthusiasts have the convenience to work on their handicaps any time the mood strikes. The opportunity to practice your favorite pastime is reason enough to seek homeownership within a golf course community, though the amenities rarely end there. (more…)
Vornado Realty Trust’s 220 Central Park South has closed another major sale for $64.1 million at the end of October. This is the building’s fourth closing for more than $60 million this year, with a record-crushing sale at $240 million in January. Two additional units were sold at $65.75 million and $61 million in July and September, respectively. The next priciest sale was for $55.5 million in October. (more…)
Where the Meatpacking District meets Chelsea, a discreet six-story townhouse draped in other-worldly design elements has just hit the market for $17,999,000. The 11,000-square-foot abode listed by Ryan Serhant and Nicole Palermo of Nest Seekers International was formerly rented by international superstar Lady Gaga. With a private curb-cut garage, 13-foot ceilings, an elevator servicing all six floors and a 2,000-square-foot rooftop deck, Mother Monster surely luxuriated in the comforts of 357 West 17th Street. (more…)
From condominium living to modern architecture, to traditional design, ranch properties and tropical waterfront estates, each of our Top 5 Homes of the Week offers a design style and lifestyle for any preference. Each of these homes is a dream realized for a discerning buyer. Which one would you choose?
By Alyssa Mammano
Fire and art combine to create a unique new feature trending in high-end homes. Fire features nod to the essential fire pit and elevate the concept with an artistic approach. The movement comes from elemental inspiration to incorporate earth, water, wind and fire into outdoor living spaces. Either adjacent to or even incorporated within a pool, fire features can take an impressive backyard with a breathtaking view and enhance it. (more…)