Luxury Real Estate: Summer 2011
Skyscraping condominiums, Spanish villas and Connecticut estates round out the roster of these real estate gems.
1 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
Exuding the old-world charm of southeastern France, this private and peaceful estate is a wonder of 19th century furnishing. Just 10 minutes away from Monaco, this home is littered with classic luxuries, including original marble fireplaces, library, music room, sauna, staff apartment, pool and pool house.
Listing agent: Sandrine Palmier, +33 (0)126.96.36.199
Pricing available upon request, www.sothebysrealty.com
2 Forest Hill, Toronto
Modern architectural warmth arrives in time for summer in the heart of Forest Hill – one of Toronto’s most opulent and exclusive neighbourhoods – thanks to The AvenDale. Shining with style, courtesy of architects Diamond + Schmitt and renowned design firm Gluckstein Design, The AvenDale pampers guests with concierge service, valet parking, beautiful gardens, an indoor pool, workout facilities,
sauna and car wash.
Contact: Kimberly Mabee, 416.913.5201
Priced from $700,000 Cdn, www.theavendale.com
3 New York
Take in the breathtaking view of Manhattan’s skyline at this downtown New York condominium. The Hubert’s spacious living and dining rooms are saturated in sunlight, thanks to sizeable windows, and the master bedroom’s two walk-in closets are added luxuries. Fitness centre and children’s playroom are added amenities.
Listing agent: Roger Erickson, 212.606.7612
Priced from $6,850,000 US, www.sothebysrealty.com
4 Killybracken, Massachusetts
Resting on the water’s edge of the rocky coast of Massachusetts, this five-building compound includes pool house and caretaker’s cottage, and is surrounded by a lush wooded backdrop. The main home itself is filled with an assortment of affluent amenities such as granite countertops, staff quarters, and media room/home theatre.
Listing agent: Martha Anger, 978.865.1168
Priced from $12,750,000 US, www.sothebysrealty.com
The legendary splendour of James Hilton’s fabled Shangri-La valley comes to life in the centre of Toronto’s financial and entertainment district at the Shangri-La Toronto. Suites of this opulent sky-rise feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car private garage. Find paradise on Earth.
Listing agent: Donna Brookes, 905.278.3700
Priced from $5,643,500 Cdn, www.christiesrealestate.com
6 Greenwich, Connecticut
With a living room and kitchen that’s more windows than walls, this refined waterfront home is fashioned to the utmost ideals, providing a sensational view in tranquil solitude. Rich hardwood flooring, granite countertops, a wine cellar and three fireplaces
add indoor comfort, while a boat dock, deck and waterside pool provide the perfect ingredients to outdoor entertainment.
Listing agent: Ann Anderson, 203.869.4343
Priced from $7,500,000 US, www.sothebysrealty.com
7 Telluride, Colorado
Sharp angles add artistic flair to this architecturally captivating edifice. Rich woods furnish the interior, a floating glass staircase brings an air of modernism, and stone acquired from the local area adds a rustic accent to the over 11,000 sq. ft. of interior space.
Listing agent: Steve Catsman, 970.728.6629
Priced from $19,500,000 US, www.christiesrealestate.com
8 Marbella, Spain
Bask in the epitome of luxury at this breathtaking Spanish villa. This palace has everything: eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, heated interior pool, outdoor pool with automatic cover, sauna, four-car garage, heated floors with marble tiling, bar and wine cellar, and an absolutely outstanding, double-sweeping staircase in the entrance hall for the ultimate in opulence.
Listing agent: Kristina Szekely, +34.952.810.102
Priced from 16,000,000 €, www.sothebysrealty.com
9 San Antonio, Texas
As if living in an eclectic modernist painting, this astonishing penthouse loft is the contemporary embodiment of the artistic endeavour. The product of internationally celebrated architects Jim Poteet and Patrick Ousey, and interior designer Courtney Walker, this six-bedroom, six-bathroom wonder contains more than 15,000 sq.ft. of interior space – whoa!
Listing agent: Ann Van Pelt, 210.824.7878
Priced from $4,000,000 US, www.christiesrealestate.com