Our Top 5 Homes of the Week hail from some of the top luxury real estate markets in North America. As far east as the great state of California, both traditional and modern mansions offer the best in SoCal living. To the east, Newport, Rhode Island, has some of the northeast’s most dramatic estates and in the south, Florida is home to more than a few waterfront beauties. Elaborate estates across the nation are on offer for any taste in perfectly-located remote destinations. Priced in the range of $3 million to nearly $30 million, these homes are among the most well-crafted homes available in today’s market. Explore the location of your liking or consider a new property you may have not thought to live among the magnificent listings below.
Historic “Seaview Terrace” is perched atop nearly eight acres of seaside property along Newport’s famed Cliff Walk. At over 43,000 square feet, Seaview is the fifth largest estate in Newport and the largest that remains privately owned. Built in 1907 for Edson Bradley, it was originally located in Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. The home covered more than half a city block, and included a chapel with seating for 150, a large ballroom, an art gallery, and a 500-seat theatre.
Location : 197 207 Ruggles Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island
Featuring nearly 2 acres of land on Miami Beach’s Star Island. Uninterrupted views of a gargantuan private dock, Port of Miami and the Magic City’s skyline. Star Island is the jewel of Miami Beach on Biscayne Bay, a conceptual idea, the mastermind of Miami developer Carl Fisher. You can also enjoy a water commute from your yacht launched from a private dock overlooking Miami’s marvelous skyline.
Location : 8-9 Star Island Dr, Miami Beach, Florida
Spectacular waterfront home located in Old Town Tiburon only a few blocks to Main Street. Seaside living on the edge of the bay overlooking Angel Island, Keil Cove, and Racoon Strait. This sought after, exclusive Tiburon location embodies the essence of tranquil Marin living. Vacation at home with your private boat lift and water access! 3 car carport with off street parking. Located just a short walk to Main Street Tiburon’s restaurants, shops, and ferry access to SF.
Location : 2472 Mar E St, Tiburon, California
European style brick chateau offering 18,000+ SF sits on 6+ acres in a superb location once chosen by Eliot Noyes. The current owner spent over 3 years designing and supervising the interior construction. Careful attention was paid to finishes with high aesthetic standards reminiscent of European stately homes. Doyle Herman Associates designed the spectacular landscaping in a circular pattern to compliment the classic shape of main structure.
Location : 266 Michigan Road, New Canaan, Connecticut
Boat lover’s paradise awaits at this Ormond Beach home on the Halifax intracoastal waterway. Over 300 ft of dock space with multiple lifts and a deep-water slip that can hold over a 70′ yacht. No expense was spared in this Luxury built home. There is maximum entertainment space with game room and theater. A resort-style lanai overlooks the saltwater infinity pool with disappearing edge. Located right in the heart of historic Ormond Beach on a highly coveted John Anderson lot, just one block from Fortunato Park, The Casements, and a short walk to the beach.
Location : 66 John Anderson Drive, Ormond Beach, Florida