Spectacular Steven Gambrel designed, five story, elevator townhouse totally recreated with a gut renovation completed in 2009 and upgraded in 2012 to make this the most livable, lovable West Village home. Highlights include, English Basement Eat-in Kitchen that is connected to large family/dining room and outdoor sitting area. Gracious parlor and formal living room. Fireplaces abound! Five en-suite bedrooms. Decadent master bedroom floor with private terrace and spectacular double bathroom and two walk in closets. A beautiful roof deck with summer kitchen and outdoor shower top off this incredible home. Continue reading to view additional images.
A magnificent 17th-Century chateau set within its own estate walls in Bar-Sur-Loup. This elegant French chateau is a beautifully renovated family home set on stunning grounds that include a lovely pool and tennis court with views of the mountainside. The traditional architecture and parkland setting within the estate walls help to create the secluded and private oasis of the property. Continue reading to view additional images.
A beautiful Georgian family house set in its own immaculate mature grounds and located within very easy reach of London. Located at the end of a long tree lined driveway, Beel House is a superb Georgian Home set in very private gardens and grounds. The wonderful bright accommodation benefits from a very adaptable layout providing a good mix of both elegant formal reception rooms and comfortable family living. Of particular note is the addition of the swimming pool complex which includes a large indoor pool, an integrated spa and a steam room. The gardens and grounds both compliment the property and offer privacy, providing a wonderful setting. Flanked by a beautiful terrace leading to the formal gardens the property makes full use of the outside space. The grounds comprise formal areas, wild flower meadows and a walled garden. Continue reading to view additional images.
Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady recently listed their Brentwood, Los Angeles, home for sale. The French inspired mansion took several years to build from scratch under the direction of architect Richard Landry and was finished in 2013 with interior design by Joan Behkne. Last year Architectural Digest featured the property in the magazine’s October 2013 issue and it’s definitely worth taking a look at! Continue reading to view additional images.
Located on one of the most storied West Side blocks, this 5-story 20′ wide Renaissance Revival single-family brownstone was built in 1891 by the prolific townhouse architect Gilbert A. Schellenger. Formerly the Perry Ellis house, 37 West 70th was redesigned in an airy European style by the famous Ward Bennett for the present owners . The house is filled with features, materials and well thought-out elements simply not available today. The bathrooms are outfitted with the Art Deco treasures of the London Savoy Hotel. The floor to ceiling French casement windows are a showstopper from the moment you approach this home. The light, location, history and detailing exclusively offered in this home are unparalleled and should not be missed. Continue reading to view additional images.
This property nestled in the Hollywood Hills has dazzling city views but from a unique country house-style residence featuring striking beam ceilings and hardwood floors throughout. In addition to a full master suite and two further bedrooms, all with views and en-suite bathrooms, there is an elegant living room with high ceilings, a stone fireplace and balcony overlooking the city. European inspired kitchen and dinning areas complete the main living space. Great outdoor living space, a private pool, garage with direct entry and space to store wine in the basement compliment the charming residence. Continue reading to view additional images.
Glamorous Italianate Villa by renowned architect Ted Grenzbach. Complete privacy behind high walls and gates in a most prestigious Lower Doheny/Trousdale adjacent location. Designed for grand entertaining, the formal “Salon” offers 11ft ceilings and walls of glass that open to an outdoor living room/veranda and spectacular pool. Gourmet kitchen with sun filled breakfast room are the perfect way to start the day. Encompassing the entire 2nd floor, the master suite is the ultimate retreat with views of the city, separate office, luxurious marble bath and one of the largest walk in closets/dressing rooms in the Sunset Strip. The ultimate couple’s house this rare gem offers both a library w/ wood burning fireplace and a separate office, both of which have full baths and closets (doubling as bedrooms). A guest suite with a private entrance and full staff room adjacent to the kitchen complete this rare offering. Continue reading to view additional images.
A Classic Greek Revival Residence commanding spectacular views of the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Designed by award-winning Architect Gil Schafer, the Living Room has matching fireplaces at each end and west-facing French Doors. The home also features a Pine Paneled Library with fireplace; First floor Master Suite with His and Her Bath and Dressing Rooms; Slate-floored Kitchen/Family Room with a Fireplace and French Doors leading to Pool. The property’s landscape was developed by Warren Byrd of Charlottesville, Virginia. Continue reading to view additional images.
Located in gorgeous Ilhabela, Portuguese for “beautiful island,” this exquisite and tranquil residence was designed by renowned architect Marcio Kogan. Hidden in the clearing of a tropical forest, the garden of this stunning locale has space devoted to contemplation. Inspired by a desire to relax and meditate in nature, the owners worked with a famous Brazilian architecture studio to create this masterpiece to allow a closeness with the environment. This incredible setting boasts a dazzling space around the pool with palm trees and a view to the ocean that is absolutely breathtaking. Continue reading to view additional images.
Ideally located at the gates of the centre of Saint Tropez, this beautiful property is situated on a lovely landscaped land of 2300 m² facing the sea in front of the Baie des Canoubiers. On the first floor amenities include a dining room opening onto a terrace, kitchen and three bedrooms. On the ground level there are three additional bedrooms opening onto the swimming pool. The property also features a pool house and car park for four cars. Continue reading to view additional images.