The quaint seaside town of Carmel, California, is famous for the charming cottages that populate it’s surroundings. By-the-Way Cottage is the name of this English-country style home located in Carmel that was built in 1920 by the architect M.J. Murphy. Murphy’s homes remain in demand in the area today and a brief tour of the picturesque interiors of this residence it is easy to see why. Continue reading to view additional photos.
This charming penthouse apartment located in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood is said to be owned by actress Kirsten Dunst and currently listed for rent by Douglas Elliman. Featuring breathtaking views of the Hudson River, the flat is perched on top of one of the most iconic lofts buildings downtown. It has been gut renovated with the highest level of finishes and attention to detail. The two bedroom, one and half bath space has also been furnished with a fine mix of modern pieces and antiquities. Continue reading to view additional images.
Villa Maria is a private and magnificent waterfront estate with stately gardens and glorious views of Mecox Bay. The present owners, world-renowned designers, purchased this spectacular property in 2005 and began a 6-year project to restore the home’s original 1920’s grandeur while modernizing it into a splendid 21st century estate. At 22,000 sq. ft., it has 11 bedrooms including a 6-room beautifully appointed master suite, a handmade stone and wrought iron staircase, a 60 foot living room with original fresco details and a state of the art kitchen. All principal rooms are brilliantly sunny and take advantage of the panoramic water views. The outdoor spaces feature a grand 2-story portico and a large stone terrace overlooking the wide lawn and bay. There is a waterside pool, pool cabana, tennis court and a charming two-bedroom guesthouse. View more images of the property below. Read more »
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Earlier this year Christie’s held an interiors auction entitled The English Home which featured property from the Wiltshire home of Robert Kime, the Cheshire home of David Bedale and the London home of Christopher Gibbs – three iconic figures in the world of interior design. Each share an ability to mix rustic antique furniture with antique textiles and carefully curated selection of oil paintings, watercolors and prints, in a way that makes rooms appear casually grand. Continue reading to view more images of selected rooms.
Lakefront Villa with great architecture, composed of a main building on three levels, covering 930 sq.m. in all. located in the heart of a green park of about 3,450 sqm., alongside the lake and the higher street Via Regina (to which is connected through a bridge crane), and of a small independent villa for guests on two levels ( 280 sqm.), at the extreme north side of the park (also with independent access) with small private harbour. Three docks for boats. The property features additional annexes (porter’s lodge, house keepers, garage) of about 345 sqm., located on the back of the villa beyond the road. The property is kept in perfect condition and built alongside a length of 300 meters. Unique location and great importance. Continue reading to view additional images of the home.
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A unique Grade II* double fronted house providing the largest first floor drawing room on the Crescent. This exceptional, bright formal room has six sets of French doors facing both south and west over the gardens of Pelham Crescent. In addition to the beautiful drawing room, this rare house also benefits from an enchanting dining room and an elegant library leading to the private, west-facing garden. Continue reading to view additional images of the property.
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This magnificent property of 600 m2 consists of eight en-suite bedrooms between the main house, decorated with beautiful pieces of art and two independant appartments. The property also features a professional kitchen equipped with high end appliances. The mirror swimming pool is set in a fabulous landscaped garden of 2800 m2 (about) with different several different ambiances that combine japanese, exotic and provençal styles. Continue reading to view additional images of the property.
Modern country villa of recent construction, conveniently located in the heart of the island and walking distance to Santa Gertrudis with it´s effervescent atmosphere full of hippy chic restaurants and boutiques. The house is built over two floors offering, on the top level, a 100 sq m master suite with bathroom, office, walk in wardrobe and terrace with views to Formentera and al fresco shower. The ground level boasts a double height living area which opens to the terrace through sliding glass doors, an open plan kitchen and dining area on a raised level plus two double suite bedrooms with walk in showers. The 20 m overflowing swimming pool is surrounded by a decked terrace. Additionally, there is an independent guest house with private garden and a 40 sq m gym. The beautifully landscaped garden includes fruit trees, pines olives and exotic plants. Continue reading to view additional images.
This magnificent stone French manor sits beautifully on two and a half acres with immaculate gardens, grounds and spectacular views of Lower Long Lake. Designed by celebrated architect Wallace Frost the exquisite craftsmanship and intricate details can be seen throughout. From the floating curved limestone staircase to the walls of French doors, high ceilings, beautiful fireplaces to the stunning floorings you will see a truly special estate. Five bedrooms all with lake views. Master suite with his/ hers bathrooms and a cathedral beamed ceiling study. First floor library with lacquered paneled walls. Two screened lakeside pavilions to enjoy the lake. Continue reading to view additional images.
The Stone House is a newly built beachfront property located in Malibu, California. Designed by Jaman Properties the three bedroom, four bathroom home is 3,371 square feet and located on a private street right off of the Pacific Coast Highway. The striking interiors mix a sense of Hollywood glamour with beachy casual cosiness that make the setting for a perfect weekend home. Continue reading to view additional images.