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.
— Thomas L. duPont, Publisher Emeritus
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.
By Linde Hyder
“Lisa is the consummate professional: sharp, well-informed and quick to respond.”
“Great communications and follow-up from showings and open houses.”
“Lisa really is the best for the Florida Keys!” (more…)
By Linde Hyder
Lush foliage, quiet streets, sugary soft sand, breathtaking sunsets and Gulf to Bay views are just a few of the reasons why Casey Key is often referred to as ‘one of Sarasota’s hidden gems.’ (more…)
By Alyssa Mammano
With the summer season nearing a close, you may be feeling nostalgic about long summer days and balmy evenings coming to an end. But, there is a way to incorporate the outdoors in the design of your home’s interior so summer can stay with you all year long. This modern design trend is known as biophilic design, which incorporates nature into our living spaces. The philosophy behind biophilic design is based on sustainability and decreased environmental impact through architecture. Even if you’re not planning to build a new home from the ground up following this new design trend, there are still ways to bring the outdoors into your current home. (more…)
Sky Mountain is more than 300 stunning acres of unmatched and unobstructed vistas of the Pacific Ocean and one of the last few enchanting estates this size on the West Coast. Nestled in the heart of Montecito California in the highly coveted neighborhood of Santa Barbara sits endless opportunity in the form of a purely clean slate. (more…)
Spread across 275± acres of lush forest on the Uncompahgre Plateau lies Elk Mountain Resort. The luxurious retreat, completed in 2006, was a four-season destination, which includes the main lodge that boasts just under 20,000 square feet of elegant, yet rustic accommodations. Just off the large front patio of the lodge is a private fishing lake and attached to the back of the lodge via heated walkways are 21 luxury lodge suites designed for comfort. If you’re looking for a more private setting, there are eighteen 2,400-square-foot, two-story, three-bed/three-bath cottages spread throughout the pine and aspen forest. (more…)
From modern to Mediterranean, we’re touching on these exquisite home styles at both ends of the spectrum. Up north, we have a contemporary Canadian compound with clean, straight lines. Meanwhile, spanning from coast to coast in the U.S. we’re highlighting Mediterranean mansions that feature soaring arches and ceramic tile roofs. Which style home do you prefer?
Summertime is in full swing and we here at the duPont REGISTRY hope all of you are enjoying the relaxed and laid-back season. Every year, this issue is dedicated to California – an area that boasts a “summertime” vibe year-round. Part of the reason for the annual focus of this state in this issue is because it coincides with one of the largest automotive events of the year – Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Tens of thousands of automotive enthusiasts will flock to this area to enjoy the weather, the Pacific Ocean, the fantastic golf courses and, of course, the best of the best automobiles in the world. So as you can see, we are California Dreaming – are you?