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ISSUE #509

Cover Photo: Fort Lauderdale waterfront. See Page 4 For all the details. Entertainment Area

Waban, Massachusetts

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Magnificent 4-year-old shingle-style Colonial home with premier quality and design! Includes 4 levels of luxury living, with 7 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths, gorgeous wood and stonework, distinctive custom kitchen cabinetry, top quality appliances, and state-of-the-art technology. Also includes a wet bar, sauna, and home theater. Outside, enjoy the wrap-around mahogany deck, custom shaped pool, outside kitchen, beautiful garden, and waterfall. $4,290,000

Castles®Unlimited Weichert, Realtors - Castles®Unlimited® Tel: (617) 964-3300

Aspen, Colorado This newly constructed 7 bedroom, 6 full and 3 half bath Ranch has breathtaking views of four ski resorts. Set on a quiet and peaceful 8.4 acre lot just minutes from downtown Aspen, you can enjoy the year-around spring fed ponds and the rush of waterfalls that add to the ambiance and tranquility of this property. $29,500,000 Mason Morse Real Estate Company For more info:

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Bel Air, California

Del Mar, California

Set on the most prestigious street in Bel Air, this three-story, approximately 48,000 square-foot masterpiece offers 280-degree majestic views of the city below and the surrounding mountains. The interior includes 10 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a 5,000-bottle wine cellar, grand ballroom, screening room, gymnasium, game room, and many others. Enjoy 8 rose gardens, a private swan pond, and a 70ft. infinity pool on the 2.2-acre property. $85,000,000

Nestled among the sand bluffs and Torrey Pines in Olde Del Mar overlooking the Pacific, this beautiful home is private and secluded. Walls of glass bring the outdoors into this 3 bedroom, 3H bath jewel with an open floor plan. Classic post and beam construction with cedar ceilings enhance this special retreat that includes a separate guest suite, dramatic artist’s studio, and office. $2,995,000

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San Francisco, California

This beautiful 4-story Renaissance Mansion boasts breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay. This “palace” includes decorative hardwood and marble floors, ornate moldings and trim, stately fireplaces, and exquisite high ceilings. Along with 7 bedrooms and 7H baths, rooms include a formal dining room, library, music room, offices, and a playroom. Private tennis court and grounds surround this property. $45,000,000 Pacific Union Tel: (415) 447-6200 For more info:

Westport, Connecticut

This custom European-style Villa offers classic charm with modern amenities. Enjoy 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths, a master suite with fireplace and 2-story dressing room, game room with bar and full bath, and glass French doors connecting the gourmet kitchen to a screened porch with bay window and skylights. Tucked away on 2+ acres, this home also has a charming antique guesthouse. $4,375,000

Michelle & Company, LLC For more info:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Cover Photo)

Key Biscayne, Florida

Own this magnificent island point estate with stunning 3-sided water views! The grounds are gated to provide a secure and gracious setting for this 20,000 sq. ft. mansion and 6,500 sq. foot separate 4bed, 4-bath guesthouse. Sitting on 1H acres of land and including 817 ft. of water frontage, the surrounding property is spectacular! Includes 11 bedrooms, 12 full and 5 partial baths. $28,500,000

Enjoy luxurious living on one of South Florida’s most prized waterfront locations. With 6 bedrooms, 8H bathrooms, 114’ dock with 10’+ water at dock and davits, billiard room, wine cellar, indoor raquetball court, gym, sauna, and steam shower, the home includes more than 27,000 sq. ft. of luxury living on Key Biscayne’s most prestigious, private street. $24,950,000

Intercoastal Realty, Inc. For more info:

Esslinger Wooten Maxwell, Inc. For more info:

Palm Beach, Florida

Boston, Massachusetts

This stunning Palm Beach penthouse villa offers the finest architectural details and beautiful ocean views. Inside find magnificent floors of imported limestone and mahogany wood, luxurious Italian marble and stone baths, custom cabinetry, granite surfaces, and spacious rooms including 3 bedrooms and 5H baths. When taking a break from the beach, swim in the private heated pool surrounded by the finest landscaping. $10,500,000

With its superbly decorated and multi-windowed stone façade and an abundance of classical detailing, this home commands an imperial presence on Boston’s exclusive Commonwealth Avenue. Inside, the lower floors are elegant living spaces adorned by rich materials and elaborate architectural detail. The upper floors contain 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 3 half baths, and a rooftop conservatory with a dramatic roof terrace. $14,995,000

The Corcoran Group For more info:

Keller Williams Realty For more info:

Gloucester, Massachusetts

Lincoln, Massachusetts

Restored and enhanced to perfection, this impeccably crafted stucco oceanfront mansion is the perfect marriage of old style Mediterranean craftsmanship with today’s luxury amenities. Ten bedroom suites, 11 full and 3 half baths, magnificent formal and informal rooms with unsurpassed detail, sweeping views of the Atlantic and the distant Boston skyline, and an unrivaled setting make this home a treasure. $5,999,000

Intimacy and openness flow throughout the spacious rooms of this unique International Style home. Six bedrooms, 4H bathrooms, generous mudrooms, finished basement workshop, and a huge gym/ racquetball court are all within the contemporary walls. Set on 2 acres on a private, ended way, the entire road is located on conservation land. Includes a screened porch, large deck, terraces, and private decks off of the bedrooms. $1,850,000

J. Barrett & Company For more info:

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts

Located in Lynnfield’s finest new enclave, this Italianate home sits on 2 acres and is full of breathtaking custom details. A magnificent gallery ushers you into a superb formal living room and custom paneled library with handcrafted cabinetry. Includes 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half baths as well as a custom kitchen loaded with amenities such as the 11-foot granite island. $2,999,000

Newton, Massachusetts

This charming vintage Tudor nestled in the heart of Chestnut Hill has been professionally restored, expanded and improved. With 5 bedrooms, 4H bathrooms, welcoming foyer, amazing oversized living room with fireplace, the spacious rooms boast beautiful plaster and woodwork details. Toscana kitchen includes granite countertops and custom glazed ceramic tile. Relax on the huge cedar deck and enjoy the very private wooded back yard. $1,776,000 ®

Mack Realty Group For more info:

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Osterville, Massachusetts

Weston, Massachusetts

This spectacular 4-bedroom, 4-bath Cape-style home sits on a private lot with deeded water rights to the Eel River. The brick walkway leads to a southernstyle porch opening to a foyer with grand staircase and catwalk. The gourmet kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The exterior features brick pillars and patio, outdoor shower, mahogany decks, and professional landscaping. $2,695,000

A Weston landmark secluded above town center, this home provides a perfect blend of 18th century historic charm and modern comfort. The rooms are spacious and airy with large windows, original moldings, and 7 fireplaces. Modern spaces include 6 bedrooms and 5H baths. The conservatory/family room looks out to gorgeous gardens, complete with shady dining terrace and gated swimming pool. $2,997,000

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Marquette, Michigan

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

This American Castle from 1919 is a National Historic Landmark. The 26,000 sq. ft. log manse includes 50 rooms, 26 bedrooms, and 9 full baths, and sits on 7.76 sq. mi. of land, including 3.64 mi. of Lake Superior frontage. An island, included with the property, lies just off shore. A nationally known steelhead trout stream flows through the property with several waterfalls. $40,000,000

Overlooking Lake Tahoe, this prestigious property and private lake sits on 210 acres of seclusion. This estate contains main, guest and staff residences, 9 bedrooms, 14 full and 5 half bathrooms, a theatre, wine cellar, art studio, gymnasium with basketball court, stables, boathouse pavilion, and 2 par-3 golf holes with green and simulator. The grounds and gardens provide a lavish setting for the breathtaking panoramic views. $100,000,000

Huey Real Estate For more info:

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Garrison, New York

One hour from NYC in the beautiful Hudson Highlands, this magnificent 10 bed, 6 full and 4 half bath country home has unparalleled views of the Hudson River and Highlands. Encompassing approximately 80 acres and a private lake, the meticulously restored Georgian estate maintains original period details including hardwood floors, crown moldings, and hand-carved mantles. Pool, tennis court, barn with riding ring and paddock, and assorted outbuildings are also on the property. $16,500,000 A.D. Preusser Real Estate Tel: (845) 265-3095 For more info:

Hickory Creek, Texas

Thirty minutes from Dallas lies a beautifully manicured 50-acre estate property suited for the sophisticated rancher.‘Hickory Hill’ consists of state-of-the-art equestrian facilities, ponds, arena and an 8,000 square foot masterpiece of a home. With views of Lake Lewisville and the Dallas skyline, this randomly patterned rock home is set high atop a hill with motor court, cedar beamed entry accents, full standing seam metal high pitched roof with dormers, and 6-car garage. There’s also a 3-level terraced pool, gently rolling pastures, full fencing, mare barn, and an equestrian barn. $9,000,000 Dave Perry-Miller & Associates For more info:

Newport, Rhode Island

The exquisite and historic 1894 King Louis XIII style Belcourt Castle sits on 3.2 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds. With 27,000 sq. ft. of living area, 40 rooms, including a grand ballroom, music room, 10 bedrooms, and 7 full and 4 half baths, this “palace” is spacious and full of architecturally magnificent detail and design. $7,200,000

Residential Properties Ltd. For more info:

Vienna, Austria

This stunning Austrian Castle is near Vienna. With a 3-story main building and 4 encircling corner bastions overlooking the park and lake, the estate has a baroque style with sophisticated historical elegance. Among the numerous rooms, you will find an elaborate ballroom and grand staircase. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own this lavish historical Austrian “palace”! € 3,500,000

Expat Consulting Real Estate & Relocation Services GmbH For more info:

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