Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Majestic New York Apartment: $27,500,000

This home is listed at $27,500,000 with Gumley Haft Kleier.

DESCRIPTION: Top full floor residence. Finest on 5th, elegant and pristine full floor residence with nearly 10 foot ceilings, private elevator entry and sweeping views of Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum, George Washington Bridge and New York skyline. Majestically restored with numerous custom refinements including a specialized home automation system. This expansive residence features a 42 foot living room along with a spacious corner dining room and library on the Park. Smallbone of Devizes kitchen/ breakfast room equipped with Sub Zero refrigerator and wine cooler, Viking ovens, cook top, warming drawer and range hood, Miele dishwashers, microwave and built-in espresso/coffee maker. Grand master suite featuring southern view, sitting room with a wood burning fireplace and 2 separate bathrooms and dressing areas. 4 additional bedrooms each with an en-suite bath, plus a staff bedroom and en-suite bath. Laundry room. Coop building with condominium by-laws.

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Gold Coast Townhouse: $25,500,000

This home is listed at $25,500,000 with Stribling.

DESCRIPTION: A grand 28 foot wide, 5 story, Anglo-Italianate townhouse with an exquisitely designed and landscaped garden. Located on the rarely available but much sought "gold coast" of Greenwich Village. The residence has recently undergone an extensive 2 year renovation using only the highest quality materials. Simply put, this is an extraordinarily elegant and tasteful renovation exhibiting impeccable attention to original detail while creating every modern amenity in over 9,000-square-feet for sophisticated state-of-the-art New York City living. This quintessential, trophy, property with 12 foot ceiling heights, fireplaces, terraces, numerous bedrooms and dramatic entertaining rooms, also features an elevator, screening room, gym, 1,000 bottle wine cellar and staff quarters with a private entry. This is a unique opportunity for the discerning buyer to purchase the most important Greenwich Village townhouse on the market.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Magnificent Heathcote Estate: $12,750,000

This home is listed at $12,750,000 with Houlihan Lawrence.

DESCRIPTION: Magnificent Heathcote estate situated on 2.54 breathtaking acres. Featured on the cover and chosen as #1 in Westchester Home Magazine's 2010 Most Beautiful Homes Issue, this exceptional custom-built residence features exquisite craftsmanship with attention to detail at every turn. This stately residence offers luxurious amenities with a spectacular home theater, a private and inviting swimming pool and perfectly situated tennis court. 11,600-square-feet includes extraordinary living space on lower level.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Minnesota Masterpiece: $14,900,000

This home is listed at $14,900,000 with Edina Realty.

DESCRIPTION: Built as a private family retreat, this compound is an amazingly versatile property. Nestled on 30 acres amongst beautiful forests, gardens and ponds. A spectacular main house known as The Lodge features a private owner's quarters. There is a magnificent kitchen, an indoor pool, a hot tub, theater and stage, billiards room, a library, private elevator and more.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Award-Winning Contemporary: $3,995,000

This home is listed at $3,995,000 with RE/MAX Olsen.

DESCRIPTION: Rare offering of this noted award-winning ultra-luxury estate. Experience the ultimate in modern living in this state of the art showcase. Located in a guard gated community this very private entertainers estate features impressive open floorplan with walls of glass to soak in the serene canyon views, 6 beds, 9 baths, gourmet kitchen, game room, state of the art media room, even your own bowling alley. Outside you will find a private oasis with glistening glass tiled pool and spa with grotto, numerous waterfalls, firepits and huge outdoor kitchen. This is a truly must see property.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Old-World Stone Manor: $16,995,000

This home is listed at $16,995,000 with Sotheby's International Realty.

DESCRIPTION: Park-like tranquility sets the stage for this majestic old-world stone manor amidst 12 acres of rolling countryside. Painstakingly renovated by a noted designer, this richly detailed residence exudes warm magnificence with 8 fireplaces, marquetry floors, sumptuous marble and elegant chandeliers. At the heart of the house, the baronial cathedral-ceilinged great room is anchored by monumental fireplaces on both sides and opens through beveled-glass French doors to an immense sunset terrace. Malachite-hued lacquered paneling adorns the opulent library. The beautiful family room adjoins the sleek Snaidero gourmet kitchen. Capturing lush long views, an expansive upstairs wing is devoted to the romantic master suite with marble double bath, customized dressing areas and turret room. A 7 car garage, wine cellar and staff quarters are on the lower level. This spectacular country domain is complete with a heated pool and tennis court.