TREASURE AND SPACE COAST | ISSUE 4
Cover Story: Magnificent Windsor Estate On Vero Beachâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Barrier Island
Homes on the Market Properties from the Treasure & Space Coast
Ultimate Safari Experience 5 Secret Places to Unwind Blue Lagoon, Jamaica
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t’s the time of year for backyard BBQ’s, lazy hazy days on the beach and kids’ laughter ringing at local playgrounds and parks. The days are warm and the evenings balmy and there’s no better place to enjoy this time of year than in Vero Beach. You’ll find our residents and visitors are expert at hosting cocktail parties that take advantage of our warm summer breezes, or sailing our local waterways to catch the perfect sunset. This is also a perfect time for families to move without interrupting their young one’s school year. Within these pages you’ll have an exclusive peak at some of our communities’ finest properties encompassing small intimate homes for the active retirees, to large family estates, in all types of neighborhoods. We have nearly 200 sales agents on the Treasure and Space Coasts ready to help you find the right home for your family. Visit our website at www.Sorensenrealestate.com to preview properties or to choose an agent. On the cover of this issue is a magnificent estate located in the prestigious Windsor community on Vero Beach’s Barrier Island. This home is a great example of Anglo-Caribbean Architecture and features spacious light filled rooms, hard wood floors and a fantastic chef’s grade kitchen. Enjoy your private tour of this fantastic home through the pages here and from the comfort of your own living room. We know our readers expect to see interesting articles about the luxury lifestyle and we don’t disappoint. In this issue, you’ll be tempted to visit Half Mile Farm in Highlands North Carolina. Half-Mile Farm is a peaceful getaway where guests age 18 and older can relax in guestrooms and cabins that feature hardwood floors and rustic-chic decor with modern luxuries. Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, this country inn offers 14 acres of tranquil fields, forests and streams as well as 6-acre Apple Lake. Guests can enjoy hiking, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, or simply relaxing on a balcony. Kanopi House in Jamaica is a unique property featuring four wood-framed, one and two-bedroom, peak roof 'tree-houses' built in the classic island style. Each of these amazing tree-houses is unique with floorplans to fit the newlywed couple, friends traveling the world or a family with youngsters. But make no mistake, luxury is abound, with French doors, louvered windows and artwork and textiles created by local artists. Imagine the rainforest as your morning and evening palette. In our Secret Places to Unwind you’ll learn about other interesting places to visit including " Southeast Asia Soneva Kiri by Six Senses". We’re pretty sure you’ll be checking your calendars and making plans once you read about these amazing vacation properties. We’re also excited to announce our very own Mobile App, designed to bring the ease of finding properties to your fingertips, on the go. Go online and download the Dale Sorensen Real Estate app so you can have the first and immediate look at our listings. Search for homes by price, number bedrooms and baths, location or home size. Save your favorites to look back on at your convenience. And see where that week’s open houses are. The DSRE app makes finding your next home easier than ever.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
18 10 On the Cover:
Magnificent Windsor Estate Vero Beach, Florida
18 Ultimate Glamorous Safari Experience Chinzombo, South Luangwa
22 Highlands, North Carolina Half Mile Farm Luxury Country Inn
24 The Sexy Fish
Mayfair London Restaurant
26 Secret Places to Unwind Ultimate Escapes to Travel
30 Experience Nature With Luxury Travel Konopi House | Blue Lagoon, Jamaica
34 Coastal Luxury Homes on the Market Properties from the Treasure & Space Coast
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26 Publisher: Clientele Luxury LLC Associate Publisher: Dale Sorensen Jr. Managing Editor In Chief: Erin Green Executive Editor: Irene Test Art & Production Director: Renee Easley Design Projects: Alexa MacDonald Issue Name: Clientele Coastal Luxury Properties Cover Credits: Courtesy of Dale Sorensen Real Estate Questions & Comments email@example.com www.sorensenrealestate.com www.clienteleluxury.com Clientele Coastal Luxury Properties - Treasure / Space Coast All images and material in the Clientele Luxury publication may not be reproduced in any form unless written permission from our Publisher has been granted. Any solicitation to our Clients in this magazine is strictly prohibited. All real estate properties featured and advertised in this publication are subject to price changeor withdrawal at any time. Clientele Luxury LLC takes no legal responsibility for accuracy but believes information to be correct at the time of press.
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Rare Opportunity To Own A Magnificent Windsor Estate The exquisite estate at 10570 Eton Way beckons with outstretched wings and lovely soft colors. Set amidst a bevy of trees and blooming flowers, and nestled against the ocean, the home is warm, welcoming and a stunning example of Anglo-Caribbean architecture.
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Twin driveways lined with Fox Tail Palms lead visitors to a pair of identical two-car garages. Flanked by the garages is a courtyard leading to the beautiful warm wood front door. A trio of dormers and French glass windows overlook the courtyard and entryway. The pale-yellow walls of the exterior contrast with the freshly white trimmed windows. A beautiful stone floor and a grand pair of graceful staircases greets you upon entering the home’s elegant foyer. Lined with intricately worked bannisters, the stairs lead to the main living areas on the second floor. The magnificent living/dining room features a ceiling that soars more than 20’ and includes dormer windows allowing for extra sunlight. This impressive living space includes North and South facing fireplaces and beautifully designed Ipe wood floors. The dining room easily accommodates a party of 10. The East wall is light filled with a bank of French glass doors leading to the second-floor balcony with its breathtaking view of the ocean and soft sand. Directly off the dining area is the spacious fully-equipped classic Windsor kitchen designed with white cabinetry starkly offset with
black counters. A large dual height central island comfortably seats guests for breakfast or lunch. The professional grade stainless steel appliances are a chef’s dream as is the butler’s pantry and wet bar. Finely detailed cabinets, a built-in desk and wall unit, crown molding and cathedral ceilings add to the luxury of this well-appointed kitchen. The adjacent family room also has access to the oceanside balcony. The second-floor master suite is splendid with luxurious wall paper, detailed cathedral ceiling and dark warm wood flooring. French glass doors lead to the balcony allowing for perfect sunrise gazing. The ensuite is all inclusive with a jacuzzi tub, extra-long his and hers counters and sinks, a shower with built in seat and a water closet featuring a bidet. His and hers walk-in closets complete the master suite. A painted domed anteroom leads to a study and media room. The beautiful study with warm rich wood built-ins and desk has its own balcony overlooking the private garden. The study also features a small electronics room. Entertaining is made even easier with this in-home media room featuring luxurious multi-level seating. Clientele Coastal Luxury Properties | 13
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The magnificent living/dining room features a ceiling that soars more than 20’ and includes dormer windows allowing for extra sunlight.
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The first-floor billiards/game room features a fireplace, wet-bar, built-in bookcases and French glass doors leading to the loggia and pool. Also on the first floor are 3 guest suites and a bunk-room complete with 3 sets of bunk beds. There is a total of 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 3 half baths in this impressive 9,000+ square foot home. Spending time outdoors enjoying the Florida lifestyle is easy in this home. The expansive loggia is roomy and cool, while the pool is pristine and private, surrounded by lush vegetation. This estate also features a cabana cottage that includes a bedroom, living room/dining room, full bath and kitchenette.
The private boardwalk, complete with two bench seats with storage, extends over the dune line to the beach. A gate at the end of the walk ensures privacy. There is 130 linear feet of ocean frontage. This fantastic property is located within Windsor, one of the most prestigious communities on Vero Beach’s Barrier Island. Residents of Windsor enjoy a fabulous beach clubhouse, community pool, exercise/fitness room, golf privileges, tennis courts and horse trails. Windsor is located just minutes from Vero Beach’s toney Ocean Drive boutiques and restaurants, and cultural activities. This property is listed for $7,950,000 by Matilde Sorensen, 772-532-0010. ■ Clientele Coastal Luxury Properties | 17
Luxury Safari Adventure Chinzombo, South Luangwa Images Courtesy of The Luxury Safari Company
ltra chic and private villas which offer the ultimate glamorous safari experience Highlights: One of the most luxurious lodges in Zambia, utter exclusivity and exceptional guides and game viewing Dining Under the stars, around the fire pit or in the dining room. Chinzombo is new to Zambia and is setting the safari industry alight â&#x20AC;&#x201C; it is unlike anything else and offers exclusive and enormous villas in one of the best game viewing locations of the South Luangwa. The Chinzombo site is also full of memories and history relating to the early explorers of the South Luangwa. Each villa is raised with exceptional views and boasts private plunge pools and lavish bathrooms. Chinzombo has 60 acres of private game filled land to explore on the Luangwa River. www.theluxurysafaricompany.com â&#x2013;
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Chinzombo is new to Zambia and is setting the safari industry alight – it is unlike anything else, and offers exclusive and enormous villas.
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Half- Mile Farm Location Highlands, North Carolina
Half Mile Farm Luxury Country Inn E
arly this Summer (Highlands, NC) Old Edwards Hospitality Group completed some major enhancements to its luxury country inn Half-Mile Farm and is reopened but will have all interior renovations completed by October. New guest activities will also be added with the reopening. This will include yoga , two stand-up paddleboards at the private lake alongside the canoes, and bicycles will be available for leisurely rides along the lakeside road. Another new feature will allow guest to dine at bistro tables under the expanded grape, enjoying a selection of picnic menus that can be arranged during the stay. A complimentary chef-made daily breakfast and afternoon social hour are already signature experiences at this bucolic escape. This country inn is surrounded by fourteen acres of fields, forests and streams, patios, a courtyard, a heated pool, a forest trail, and a six-acre lake. Includes access to Old Edwards Club for golf. www.halfmilefarm.com â&#x2013; 22 | Clientele Coastal Luxury Properties
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Sexy Fish, Mayfair London
Asian inspired menu, sultry cocktails and a stellar line up of music The newest venture from the Caprice restaurant group, Sexy Fish is
on the south east corner of Berkeley Square in the heart of Mayfair, and opened in 2015 . Designed by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and decorated with artwork from the likes of Frank Gehry, Damien Hirst and Michael Roberts, the look and feel is mid-century glamour and refinement. Sexy Fish is split-level with a private room – The Coral Reef Room – on the lower ground floor, and the restaurant and terrace on the ground floor. The food takes its inspiration from the seas of Asia, with a focus on Japan. The bar holds Europe’s largest Japanese whisky collection at 280 bottles (the 2nd largest in the world, largest in Europe), as well as offering a hard-to-resist cocktail list. The
Frank Gehry’s beautiful shimmering fish (Fish Lamps) hang above the bar, softly glowing and undulating as if they were in the sea, rendered even more realistic by a flowing water wall behind the bar.
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wine list is balanced and thought-provoking – collating vintages and cépages from all over the world. Damien Hirst has created three site-specific artworks for the restaurant, including a pair of exquisitely cast bronze mermaids, rendered in blue patina, positioned on either end of the bar; and a 15ft bronze relief panel by the artist, in which a mermaid is presented alongside a shark. The two fish tanks in The Coral Reef Room at Sexy Fish are truly magnificent. Measuring 6m and 4.5m in length, they are the largest live coral tanks known. Martin Brudnizki Design Studio has put together a collection of materials and colours that capture the essence of the sea. www.sexyfish.com. ■
Sexy Fish, Mayfair London
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SECRET PLACES TO
UNWIND Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort, Tahiti On your list of must-see destinations, Tahiti’s close to the top, and presenting the perfect opportunity to experience it, Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, a grand resort with eight bungalows right on the edge of a lagoon and adjacent to a beach and gardens, blends French luxury and local culture. Whether you schedule a snorkeling trip – considered the best on the island – or sample chef Guillaume Burlion’s gourmet cuisine, your stay turns into an exploratory delight. ■
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Amanyara Resort, Turks & Caicos Feel as if you’re faraway without having to travel the distance. Amanyara – an Aman property located on an 18,000 acre preserve in the Turks & Caicos islands – encapsulates the ultimate vacation experience through pavilions situated near lakes or the ocean, fine dining, a spa, and on-the-water activities like kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling. ■
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One&Only Hayman Island, Australia This gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef blends the intimacy of a private island resort with your drive to explore some of the world’s farflung destinations. Enveloping you in coastal Queensland’s natural beauty, it positions you perfectly for an underwater journey, an adventure over beaches and cliffs, and a relaxing massage to rejuvenate and recharge. ■
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Soneva Kiri By Six Senses, Thailand Based upon the concept of Barefoot Intelligent Luxury, this resort located in Thailand’s Koh Kood lets you take in Southeast Asia away from the bustling cities. Properties sit near untouched jungle and secluded beaches, while on the grounds, the open-air movie theater, Observatory, and Treetop Dining Pod elevate this experience above your standard vacation. ■
Benguerra Lodge, Mozambique Lists of must-see destinations often start with Europe and then encompass the Far East and parts of South America and the Pacific. Rarely do you see Africa. Benguerra Lodge beckons you to the coast of Mozambique with its ancient Arabic architecture, open-plan Casitas, and land and water adventures. Coming here is a complete sensory experience, from the foods you taste to the sights you take in. ■
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Konopi House | Blue Lagoon, Jamaica
Konopi House | Blue Lagoon, Jamaica
Barefoot Chic While many, when thinking about a vacation in the tropics, envision
beaches, Jamaica’s Kanopi House, located in Portland, has you staying within the treetops of 100-foot Banyans. Here, environmentally friendly “tree houses” are connected via a pathway through the rainforest. As you’re close to Port Antonio, a key spot of Jamaica’s Riviera, you’re within distance of a lagoon, beach, and coral reef. As Jamaica, like many Caribbean vacation destinations, sees an influx of tourists, Kanopi serves as an antidote, offering a secluded getaway that places no strain on the surrounding region. Specifically, its low-impact, limited-footprint concept utilizes regionally sourced, sustainable hardwoods within its buildings, baskets, planters, and lampshades and operates with a “grey water” system. Design wise, the trees themselves may even pass through your living quarters. During your stay, the Great House serves your meals and drinks, while the accommodations – within four wooden-framed peaked treehouses in West Indian and colonial styles – offer one or two
bedrooms featuring lounges, verandas, French doors, indoor and outdoor showers, and a stocked kitchenette, and artwork from local artists. As the doors open to the outside, the trees and tropical foliage is literally feet away from where you’re staying. Mirroring Kanopi House’s concept, meals served in the Great House utilize locally farmed Caribbean ingredients. Through its array of traditional yet adventurous dishes, savor callaloo, green bananas, ackee, cocoa, sweet potatoes, yam, and various seafoods and meats, curried or grilled and prepared to your dietary preference. Yet, traveling to Kanopi gives you the opportunity to explore this quintessential Caribbean destination. Spend some time at the nearby beaches fishing, surfing, diving, or snorkeling above the coral reefs. On land, a hike near waterfalls and hot springs, bird-watching trips, river rafting adventures, mountain biking tours, and helicopter tours allow you to see this paradise from a variety of angles. www.kanopihouse.com. ■ Clientele Coastal Luxury Properties | 31
Konopi House | Blue Lagoon, Jamaica
An elegant, earth conscious oasis of chic-ly appointed, 'tree houses' is linked by a winding pathway sliced through a sun dappled rainforest overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
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