Thursday, July 28, 2011

Trump Palace Penthouse: $19,000,000

This home is listed at $19,000,000 with Brown Harris Stevens.

DESCRIPTION: Hong Kong, San Francisco or Sydney have no better views than this penthouse. On this 53rd floor home there are open vistas in all directions of the Manhattan skyline. The 6 terraces allow you to enjoy the views from every corner of this fine home. Available to be purchased furnished or even leased. This triple mint more than 3,000 square foot home has 3 or 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms and all located in one the Upper East Side's best condominiums. This full service state of the art building will put you at the center of the world.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Dr. Vincent LeSeigneur House: $4,750,000

This home is listed at $4,750,000 with Disher, Hamrick & Myers.

DESCRIPTION: Located on lower Church Street, The Dr. Vincent LeSeigneur House, circa 1812, has 6,256 square feet. The original robust patterned friezes, cornice moldings, wainscoting, carved wood and molded gesso mantelpieces have been meticulously restored by the current owner. The 9/9 windows have functioning shutters and the original hardwood floors feature a key inlay in the entry. The kitchen house, which has been incorporated into main house, is now a family room with two fireplaces with a guest suite above. The chef's kitchen has a commercial gas cook top with a custom copper hood. 5 bedrooms (one is being used as a media room) and baths, 2 half baths, wine cellar, elevator and state of the art wiring for security, sound and technology make this the perfect home. The grounds include formal gardens, north and south, a private spa area and a heated pool with the original pigeon house converted to a pool house. The large brick parking area features a garage and motorized Phillip Simmons' iron gates.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Beresford Duplex: $29,750,000

This home is listed at $29,750,000 with Brown Harris Stevens.

DESCRIPTION: Magnificent Beresford duplex. Once in a life time this incomparable residence of 17 into 14 rooms becomes available. The stunning living room and den offer gorgeous Park and Museum views. A grand stairway leads to 5 large bedrooms, 7 and 1 half bathrooms, a paneled library, huge family room, formal dining room, superb kitchen, laundry room, 2 terraces, 3 fireplaces and 4 exposures. The numerous custom details include 3 zoned air conditioning and Crestron system for sound and lighting. This seamless combination of 3 wonderful apartments with exciting views and fabulous light was two years in the making and is a jewel in the crown of one of the most prestigious buildings on Central Park West. Sensational!

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Traditional Oceanfront Home: $2,100,000

This home is listed at $2,100,000 with DeBordieu Colony Real Estate.

DESCRIPTION: This traditional oceanfront home is a beach lover's delight. There are 5 bedrooms on 2 levels with an additional sitting area on the lower level. The main floor has a large living room with fireplace, a den, deck, and screened porch leading to the walkway to the beach. The location is in close proximity to the beach club, pools, and rec center. The home has been beautifully maintained and is being sold furnished with exceptions. This is a wonderful opportunity to acquire oceanfront property at an excellent price.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Beautiful Country Estate: $14,950,000

This home is listed at $14,950,000 with Saunders.

DESCRIPTION: Country estate set on 6 acres, south of the highway. Traditional style house with over 10,000 square feet of living space. House features formal living room, formal dining room, wood paneled library, eat-in kitchen with breakfast area, family room and 4 car garage. In addition there are 2 master bedrooms with sitting areas on the first and second floor and 5 ensuite guest bedrooms. Interior features include: elevator, radiant heat flooring in bathrooms, 1st and 2nd floor laundry rooms, 7 fireplaces, alarm system with exterior security cameras, central vacuum system, pre-wired audio/video system and solar power electric system. Exterior features include: 2 story pool house with kitchen, 2 bathrooms, guest room and laundry room, heated gunite pool with spa, extensive bluestone patios, tennis court and complete landscaping.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Ooltehwah Compound: $10,000,000

This home is listed at $10,000,000 with Gumley Haft Kleier.

DESCRIPTION: To describe this 24,000 square foot mansion, without writing a book is almost impossible. Nestled on 3.5 acres, just outside Chatanooga, this gated compound home has everything and more. 6 bedrooms, 7 baths and 5 half baths, 14 fireplaces, a ballroom (comfortably fits 100 of your closest friends), a billiard room, fitness room with sauna and wet bar, custom designed outdoor kitchen beside the pool, the list just goes on and on. All done with the most exquisite taste and top of the line workmanship throughout.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Stanford White Mansion: $49,000,000

This home is listed at $49,000,000 with Brown Harris Stevens.

DESCRIPTION: Unlike other mansions located on side streets, this house sits directly on 5th Avenue, with all floors facing directly into Central Park. Perfectly positioned on today's Gold Coast, this is the only mansion available for sale with a 5th Avenue address. Designed in the Italian Renaissance palazzo style, it is remarkable that the building still possesses all the interior detail placed there by Stanford White, true to the original floorplan. Encompassing approximately 15,225 total square feet on 7 levels, this mansion is unique in possessing an incomparable historical and artistic provenance, one that can never be duplicated. It is truly a home for the ages.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Landmark Waterfront Estate: $12,500,000

This home is listed at $12,500,000 with Coach Realtors.

DESCRIPTION: A masterpiece of architecture and design, this stunning and magnificent all brick waterfront estate is a virtual landmark manor home on The North Shore of Long Island. Overlooking Long Island Sound with panoramic water views to Connecticut, the property encompasses 10 lush verdant acres with a long sweeping drive. Great attention to detail and many fine appointments is reminiscent of a bygone era.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Stellar Views: $14,300,000

This home is listed at $14,300,000 with Sotheby's International Realty.

DESCRIPTION: Stellar views, superior craftsmanship and spectacular design are found in this magnificent Osterville estate. Architect Doreve Nicholaeff was inspired by the sea and the shape of the bay beyond and incorporated a blend of graceful curves and linear forms to create a masterpiece of design. The quality throughout is unsurpassed. Special features include Zelluck Windows throughout, an elevator, a remarkable 3rd floor office with outrageous views, 4 fireplaces, an in-home theater complete with raised seating, an infinity pool set in granite and a private dock. One can not possibly describe this property in the amount of space available.

Friday, July 1, 2011

Timeless European Elegance: $8,200,000

This home is listed at $8,200,000 with Sotheby's International Realty.

DESCRIPTION: Timeless European elegance. Spectacular city lights and mountain views on a private, quiet street. Refined European design by Mark Candelaria. Detached guest house. Incredible floorplan with an amazing balance of artistry, functionality, and livability. Front courtyard with lush landscape, huge fountain, and fireplace. Every ceiling is a work of art. Venetian plaster walls and ceilings. Virtually no steps on the main floor (unusual for Silverleaf). 11 fireplaces, several private courtyards and fountains, gas lanterns, theater room, billiards room, outdoor kitchen, negative edge pool, intricate use of hand-carved stone and hand-forged iron, wine room, Lutron light system and Crestron control. The best of everything: floorplan, site location, views, privacy, amenities and quality.