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Inside this Issue: Sexiest Homes for Sale / Note-Worthy Vacation Properties

On The Cover World Class Design Architect Paul McClean

SUMMER 2020 $20.00 US

Awe-Inspiring Landscape Design, Pool Spaces, Closets & More

THE HOME ISSUE


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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At Home - Sublime Closet Spaces Meet Lisa Adams

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Outdoor Gardens Janice Parker Landscape Architects

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Outdoor Spaces Beauty at Home Project

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Summer Accessories Room- Makeover

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World-Class Architect Paul McClean

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Kids Play-Spaces Creating Active Environments

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Ultra Luxury Real Estate SOLD The 10 Major League Players

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A Transforming Luxury Real Estate Landscape Meet Robert Altshuler , Valley Luxury Properties

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The Man in Demand Jim Jordan World-Class Photographer

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Sexy Homes All Luxury -For Sale

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A Detailed Look Inside Vacation Homes on the Market

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Last Look Architecture Design by Paul McClean

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8 On The Cover: World-Class Architect Paul McClean Photo Credit: Nick Springett This gorgeous property is located on the Bird Streets north of Sunset Boulevard. This is the third house designed by the architect Paul McClean on this exclusive street. It is currently the property of a wellknown fashion designer. See more about Paul McClean on page 14.

Publisher: Clientele Luxury, LLC Managing Editor In Chief: Erin Green Executive Editor: Irene Test Art & Production Director: Alexa Macdonald Design Manager: Alexa Macdonald Online Manager: Renee Easley

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AT HOME

CLOSET GOALS hink about this: We all start our days from our closets, selecting outfits and accessories that get us through the 9-to-5 and transition into the evening. But, whether traditional or a grand walk-in space, closets tend to be cluttered and disorganized. We tell ourselves that we’ll get around to cleaning it up, but you put it off or habits never stick. Defining this space – both in terms of appearance and order – has become the pursuit of LA Closet Design CEO and Designer Lisa Adams. Originally from Honolulu and with multiple graduate degrees to her name, Adams envisions closets as personalized, calming spaces that serve as sanctuaries and set the tone for your day. Her approach is never onesize-fits-all and encompasses multiple services, including designing the closet’s aesthetic character itself, developing a functional organizational system, and providing personal shopping assistance. All spaces LA Closet Design develops are completely customized, with Adams guiding the process from concept through completion. To date, she’s redesigned closet spaces for such A-listers as Christina Aguilera, Reese Witherspoon, Billy Crystal, Tyra Banks, Khloe Kardashian, and Kris Jenner. Adams further sees closets as an extension of one’s life. In turn, projects begin by taming its often-disordered environment and thinking about how to better utilize the space. But, the room itself reflects the owner’s personality and goals. Adams then works to reimagine it through this lens, injecting glamour for the fashionista, creating a more masculine environment, or establishing a streamlined sense of sophistication. The result transforms it into a bona fide living space that won’t contribute to the amount of stress you experience on a day-to-day basis. ■

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LAClosetDesign.com Designed by Lisa Adams Top Image:: Meghan Beierle-O’Brien Photography Bottom Image: Hareth Tayem Photography


Dana Point | 1 & 3 Strand Beach Drive

$35,000,000 | Web# 20552514

Bel Air | 1250 Bel Air Road

Brentwood | 1911 Westridge Road

$48,000,000 | 6 BR, 10 BA | Web# 20578532

$34,995,000 | 7 BR, 12 BA | Web# 20575062

Sunset Strip | 9200 Swallow Drive

Beverly Hills | 1500 Seabright Place

Beverly Hills | 14023 Aubrey Road

Sunset Strip | 1651 Haslam Terrace

Beverly Hills | 13977 Aubrey Road

Santa Monica | 11333 Palisades Beach Road

$8,795,000 | 7 BR, 10 BA | Web# 20561218

$7,395,000 | 5 BR, 5 BA | Web# 20577802

$17,995,000 | 7 BR, 8 BA | Web# 19536680

$9,995,000 | 8 BR, 7 BA | Web# 20540062

$16,995,000 | 7 BR, 11 BA | Web# 20576430

$11,500,000 | 5 BR, 7 BA | Web# 20562370

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AT HOME

GARDEN SPACES ocated in Greenwich, Connecticut, Janice Parker Landscape Architects has built a reputation for their fluid, organic work that connects the indoors with the outside. In bringing projects to life, Parker treats all clients like members of her team, ensuring communication remains open through the entire process. Yet, while the result beautifies and invigorates the expansive grounds surrounding homes in the Long Island Sound, New York City, and Hamptons regions, technical expertise and absolute precision pull everything together. For her Contemporary Landscape Project, Parker started with a three-tier model, striving to connect the dwelling with the land and factoring in the homeowner’s needs, the property’s architecture and surrounding nature, and their desired aesthetic. In beginning with these components, Parker sought to create a space that encouraged the client to spent more time in their outdoor environment. To achieve this, Parker’s team used the lawn to its fullest. However, instead of seeing it as a boundless field of green, they gave it definition – both for visual focus and also to provide young children with a place to play. Yet, because the outside isn’t entirely separate from the home,

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Parker connected it through limestone, the patterns utilized for the outdoor terrace, and all other lighting, furnishings, and proportions. Because homes in this region often have a view of the Sound and its bordering landscape, Parker added a third dimension to her team’s project – enhancing this distant yet stunning scene. From the roof garden on the pool house, the homeowner and any guests can look out to take in the undulating blue water and serene, if not occasionally vibrant, sky. www.JaniceParker.com ■

photo credit: Photographer Neil Landino Jr.


California Lifestyle Collection

Belvedere Panoramic Golden Gate Bridge View Home 105GoldenGate.com $6,100,000

Belvedere Resort-like Compound with Amazing Views 18Eucalyptus.com $5,375,000

Silicon Valley 52± acre Estate Overlooking Valley and Bay AztecEstateLosGatos.com $15,950,000

Tiburon home with Golden Gate Bridge and Sausalito Views 11Acela.com $6,488,000

Napa Valley 9.5± acre Vineyard Estate with Pool & Pool House CalistogaEstate.com $4,195,000

Majestic San Francisco Mansion with Bridge and Bay Views SanFranciscoShowcase2008.com $21,000,000

San Rafael 2± acre Estate with Pool and Tennis Court 75Margarita.com $5,995,000

St. Helena Reserve 2 Spacious Homes + 5 lots on 605± acres Prices and details on website: StHelenaReserve.com

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Cell: 415.720.5915 | Olivia@SanFranciscoFineHomes.com | Lic.# 00712080


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OUTDOOR SPACES lso along Long Island Sound, Parker’s firm started their Beauty at Home project with a rectangular, level piece of land in Darien, Connecticut. The owner sought to have a vivid, contemporary landscape that interacted with the property’s architectural design yet offered a space for year-round use. The client additionally wanted to carve out a garden play space for their children and incorporate privacy screening. To realize this vision, Parker developed multiple points of interest, seating and dining areas, and dedicated recreation spaces, connecting them with stone paths and terraces, lines of hydrangeas and evergreens, and sections of grass in an almost geometric formation. However, plants soften the defined edges, while a fish pond surrounded by flower and herb gardens turns into both a facet of the landscape and a practical feature. In thinking about its all-season design, orchard apple trees add color and bear fruit once fall arrives. For privacy, crabapple trees stand tall while adding a secondary level to the landscape and, in the process, help camouflage the surrounding privacy fencing. www.JaniceParker.com ■ photo credit: Photographer Neil Landino Jr.

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REEF ISLAND

A one-of-a-kind private island comprised of

SAN JUANS, WASHINGTON $5,000,000

over 17 acres with original, hand-carved Haida cabin built by renowned artist, Dudley Carter. Several outstanding beaches, a pasture for animals, private well, outhouse, mooring buoy and tombolo on the southwest corner. Views are toward the Olympic Mountains with fabulous sunsets toward the coastal Vancouver mountains. Minutes by boat from Deer Harbor or Friday Harbor. This is the most extraordinary private island in San Juan county.

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MUST HAVE ITEMS

MAKEOVER

MUST-HAVES

Dandy Farmer Zelda the Brazilian Rain Tree The Brooklyn-based Dandy Farmer has dedicated itself toward highlighting the beauty of and care needed for bonsai trees. Although species are primarily grown in East and Southeast Asia, the family further includes the Brazilian rain tree, a hardwood native to the South American rainforest. Requiring some sunlight to grow, the plant flowers, with small white fragrant blossoms unfurling, and is characterized by small leaves that curl in once evening arrives.

Gucci Heron Print Wallpaper Since Alessandro Michele steered Gucci in a more colorful, retro-leaning direction, its biannual collections have popped with bold prints and intricate ornamentations and have achieved a flamboyant timelessness that nods to a more experimental era without losing its present sense of self. This wallpaper translates that magnanimity with a mural-like print of herons on a coral pink background, rendered with an intense amount of detail.

Williams Sonoma Aerin Coral Wall Mirror With a texture reminiscent of sea coral washed up on the shore, this mirror’s frame has a wavy, fluid three-dimensional pattern that appears stuck in time for a brief moment. Part of a collection Williams Sonoma did with lifestyle expert Aerin Lauder, this mirror, designed to be hung horizontally or vertically, fits right into a coastal-styled space.

Homary Modern Luxury Marble Top Cabinet Buffet Table Storage couldn’t get any more elegant. A statement piece on its own, this buffet table emphasizes contrasts through a natural stone and marble top, turquoise-tinged blue sidewalls, and a gold-colored stainless steel frame. Texture along the sides and top simply can’t be ignored. Whether it’s a fixture of your dining or living area, open the two front doors to keep essentials organized yet out of the way.

One Kings Lane James Settee Even your casual seating area or work space can have an air of elegance about it. This settee, framed with European beech, upholstered with delicate floralprinted fabric, and accented with polished silver nail heads, hits all of the right notes for comfort and sophisticated taste, and effortlessly complements a range of décor styles. 12 | www.ClienteleLuxury.com


840 NORTH LAKE SHORE DR | PENTHOUSE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS Exlusively Listed at $13,500,000


DESIGNER

World Class Architect Paul McClean The Irish-born architect Paul McClean has made a name for himself

designing homes for A-list celebrities. With a multi-decade career behind him and more momentum to go forward, McClean recently let out some of his secrets and tactics with book McClean Design: Creating the Contemporary House, written by Philip Jodidio and offering a behind-the-scenes look at 15 years of projects. Following graduation, McClean moved to Southern California, and after working for several architectural firms there, he formed his own company in 2000. Now one of the region’s leading firms, McClean Design has created properties for Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Calvin Klein, and the Winklevoss twins, and conceptualized The One – with an asking price of $500 million, it’s one of the most expensive homes built to date. While McClean Design primarily focuses on the Southern California region, their mark can be seen overseas in Canada, England, and Thailand. Putting together projects of this scope is never a one-man – or even a single-team – operation. It’s a collaborative effort between multiple skilled parties. Ensuring all projects meet the client’s expectations, McClean has developed lasting relationships with top builders and designers over the course of his career. Beyond appearances and amenities, McClean Design strives to break down the division between luxurious modern living and the surrounding natural environment. Projects create fluidity between the interior and outdoors, utilizing water inside or enhancing the view while bringing in natural light with window glazing systems. ■

Photo Credit: Nick Springett

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AT HOME

KIDS ACTIVE PLAY ROOMS his playroom is perfect for young children developing motor skills and active toddlers who thrive with active play and need to burn that extra energy. All of the playroom designs are customized to the children’s ages, interests, strengths and needs. Yet, if you have a child who’s set on climbing everything in the home, a play space can take this aspect into account. Here, Smart D2 blended a rock climbing wall, monkey bars, swings, and bean bags to meet their level of energy and exploration and to further provide some variety. Smart D2 Playrooms is an award-winning collaboration between educator Karri Bowen-Poole and designer Denise Davies. smartplayrooms.com ■

Photo Credits Top image Karri Bowen-Poole Bottom image Denise Davies

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AT HOME

DESIGNED FOR KIDS mart D2 Playrooms is an award-winning collaboration between educator Karri Bowen-Poole and designer Denise Davies. Their colorful, detailed spaces intertwine form and function, with the goal of creating an area for open-ended and educational play. Meeting initially on Instagram, their project kicked off in 2020, and to date, their highly interactive playrooms utilize a Montessori model to get kids using their five senses. The spaces’ visuals and versatility come courtesy of Davies’ background. In 2010, she started her own design firm, D2 Interieurs, known for its vivid, colorful projects. Bowen-Poole, meanwhile, earned a Master of Arts in Education and has been designing play areas since 2012. In merging their experiences, Smart D2 Playrooms take into account key developmental stages, encourage communication and social skills, and grow with the child. Illustrating this transitional aspect, playrooms aren’t strictly for toys. Sitting, reading, and study areas pop with color and patterns, and have ample square feet for their current interests – be it a large-size puzzle, art project, or, seen here, pool and space to mingle with friends. The centralized table allows them to pursue their interests and can be transitioned into a study or workspace later. smartplayrooms.com ■

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Photo Credit: Jane Beiles


How Healthy Are You?


RESORT-LIKE RESIDENCES OFFER SPACIOUS SANCTUARY DURING SHELTER-IN-PLACE OR ANYTIME

Resort-like Sanctuary Residences offer ample space away from the city centers to retreat to your own private estate. More than ever, we need homes with large acreage for social distancing, space to work from home, facilities for homeschooled children, amenities to vacation at home, land to grow our own produce, space to entertain our family, and to enjoy life without leaving our gates! We introduce you to three such residences…. SAINT HELENA RESERVE, NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA AZTEC ESTATE, SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA CALISTOGA ESTATE, NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA


SAINT HELENA RESERVE, NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA The perfect Napa Valley retreat On 605 acres for the extended family This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase the entire Saint Helena Reserve, consists of two magnificent homes completed in 2014 and five legal parcels for a total of ±605.65 acres with ±173 acres potential for vineyards subject to County approval. Luxuriate in the world-renowned, indoor-outdoor Napa Valley lifestyle in the two fabulous, privately gated, ridgetop estate homes overlooking surrounding vineyards and hills plus build family compound in the five parcels, with majestic, panoramic views of vineyards, lush greeneries and Lake Hennessey. One estate has ±7,400 sq. ft. contemporary style home with six bedrooms and 6.5 baths on ±67.4 acres. It boasts grand spaces in every room. An entertainer’s dream kitchen opens to a broad lawn and infinity-edged pool, spa, bocce ball court, grand living/dining room with 18-foot high ceilings, family room with fireplace, home theater/ media room, three car garage and a separate guest quarters. The second estate includes a ±6,350 sq. ft. home on ±69.4 acres with six bedrooms, 6.5 baths, pool, spa, bocce court and three car garage. All are located within 15 to 25 minutes’ drive to Rutherford, Yountville, and Saint Helena’s shops, gourmet markets, fabulous restaurants, renowned wineries and two five-star world-class resorts at Auberge du Soleil and Meadowood. www.StHelenaReserve.com


AZTEC ESTATE, SILICON VALLEY, CALIFORNIA A contemporary Silicon Valley estate on 52 acres with magnificent views Towering above Silicon Valley atop the Los Gatos hills in a private enclave behind the gate, Aztec Estate features soaring ceilings, a modern open floor plan, sweeping gardens and walls of glass that bring breathtaking views to the forefront of the living experience. The main residence offers superior quality and amenities throughout its 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, & 2 half-baths, spanning appx. 10,309 sq. ft. of living space and the prominent shapes of contemporary design. Engineering and utilitarian elements play into the timeless design of George Foy with materials like glass, stone and steel used liberally in construction. Behind the double glass doors, a 2-story atrium studded with trees leads to grand-scale living and dining spaces. Soaring ceilings enhance the home’s incredible scale, while floor-to-ceiling window walls flood the spaces with natural light. The gourmet kitchen, with large island features over-sized glass windows. Secluded in its own private wing, walls of glass surround the spacious master suite, enveloping the sweeping vistas and an opulent marble bathroom boasts high ceilings. Beyond an office space, oversized fireplace and sitting area, sliding doors lead to a sprawling view deck overlooking the pool below and neighboring vineyards. The lower floor features a wine cellar, billiard room with wet bar, custom offices, a steam room/sauna and staff bedroom with bath. Aztec Estate offers the versatility to retreat in serenity or entertain on the estate grounds which feature an infinity-edged pool, tennis/basketball court, golf putting green, outdoor kitchen with bar, lush gardens include appx. 1,000 palm trees, various terraces, seating areas with firepit, fountains, waterfall and a space for helicopter landing. In addition, there is an 1,800 sq. ft. 2-bedroom, 2 baths guest house at the gate. This private estate with close access to the heart of energetically charged Silicon Valley provides a sanctuary from the bustling life below, while sharing the neighborhood with several of Silicon Valley’s elite. A unique combination of privacy, exclusivity, serenity, views, and luxury all in this state-of-the-art modern estate. Details on: www.AztecEstateLosGatos.com


CALISTOGA ESTATE, NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA A Nantucket-inspired vineyard estate on 9.46 acres Situated on Silverado Trail between Saint Helena and Calistoga, this spacious charming 5-bedroom, 6-bath residence on 9.46 acres features a gated entrance with tree-lined drive and wrap around verandas overlooking the vineyards and scenic Valley floor. Approximately 5,653 sq. ft., the main residence offers four en-suite bedrooms, open floor plan living/dining room, generous gourmet kitchen, and a guest quarters with a bedroom, full bath and a full kitchen with its own sitting room. The lower floor features a spacious living room with floor to ceiling store fireplace, a billiard room, a wine cellar adjacent to the wine bar opening onto a large lawn outside and the vineyards and a large storage room. A pool surrounded by stone sunbathing terraces features a stone pool house which currently serves as a guest house with bedroom, full bath with a kitchenette. Approximately 1.3 acres of professionally managed vineyard produces around three tons of Zinfandel grapes per year. The level lawn and many patios offer ample outdoor entertainment venues and private relaxing spaces, and the convenient Silverado Trail location offers easy access to downtown Saint Helena and Calistoga, the Yountville’s world-class restaurants, the five-star resorts at Auberge du Soleil and Meadowood and dozens of wineries. This is truly a beautiful sanctuary to enjoy with family in private or explore the abundance beautiful lifestyle of Napa Valley. Offered at $4,1950,000. Details and photos on www.CalistogaEstate.com


TOP 10 PLAYERS

OF THE LUXURY REAL ESTATE MARKET

Representing the most in-demand markets across the globe, these realtors connect these top-tier, ultra-discerning buyers with prime properties. Not only have they succeeded, but they’re some of the most recommended in their respective regions. These agents made their mark, and continue to be the major- league players in the real estate game.

Aspen, Colorado

CRAIG MORRIS

Sotheby’s International Realty craigmorris.com

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122 Juan Street, Aspen, CO Sold $13,350,000

“With Craig's high standards and determination, excellence follows him." Craig Morris is a co-owner of Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty.

This powerhouse firm consists of over 200 associates possessing unbeatable expertise and adhering to the highest standards of client service. Locally, they have 11 offices throughout Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley, including in Aspen, Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs. Throughout his highly aspirational real estate career, Craig has sold over $2.2 billion worth of properties. If you look at the sales volume for the entire Roaring Fork Valley, he’s been on top for 15 out of the past 16 years. Yet, Craig’s prowess in real estate isn’t just local, and in fact, national news outlets have profiled this ultra-luxury real estate market gamechanger on multiple occasions. For a snapshot, the Wall Street Journal/Real Trend Inc.’s “Top 100 Agents by Sales Volume” ranked him No. 1 in the United States, and he has consistently been a top performer in their annual sales contest. Craig sold $230 million in 2018 alone. What’s behind these figures? Most would say hard work and determination. Craig takes it further with an honest approach, integrity, and professionalism whenever working with clients, and couples that with creative, attention-getting, out-of-the box ideas. Currently, Craig is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and previously served as secretary to the Aspen Board of REALTORS®. While his national presence continues to grow, Craig's heart lives in his community. In turn, he volunteers with and supports many nonprofit organizations. Outside of his thriving career, Craig’s interests cover many active pursuits, including golf, boating, skiing, hiking, and biking, and most importantly, his family is always at the top of his list. ■

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TOP 10 PLAYERS

Park City, Utah

PAUL BENSON

"Paul creates a passionate want for even the most discerning buyers" P

aul Benson, co-founder and CEO of Engel & Völkers Gestalt Group, operates 32 offices across Utah, California, Nevada, Arizona, and Oregon. He represents the most exclusive real estate and works with some of the most well known clients in the world. With his extensive reach in global marketing and local market expertise, he has built the ultimate cross-marketing platform to showcase exceptional homes to the clients that will appreciate them the most. Paul has regularly been ranked the #1 agent in Utah for sales volume for the past 10 years with over 1,000 transactions and $2 billion in closed sales. For the past two years, he has been ranked the #1 agent world-wide among the entire Engel & Völkers Network. Through these accomplishments, Paul has built relationships with hundreds of top agents around the world, which has created an invaluable network for his clients. After growing up in Vermont Paul has called Park City home since 2004 and enjoys every season. He is an outdoor enthusiast who loves to cycle, mountain bike, fly fish, ski, and sail. You may also find him eating at the best restaurants and enjoying a new amazing bottle of wine. Paul has four kids and lives with his wife in the year-round Promontory Club. ■

Engel & Völkers Park City paulbenson.com

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TOP 10 PLAYERS

San Francisco Bay Area, California

OLIVIA HSU DECKER

Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty sanfranciscofinehomes.com

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"Olivia magnifies her clients expectations delivering absolute excellence." In a Wall Street Journal profile of Miss Decker, it says “If you have a very expensive home to

sell, her name comes to mind before anyone else's.” The San Francisco Chronicle described her as: “Perhaps the nation's best known residential real estate broker”. San Francisco Bay Area’s legendary luxury home specialist Olivia Hsu Decker was born in Shanghai, China. She lived in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Italy, France and has been a resident of San Francisco since 1975. Olivia is co-owner of Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty with 29 offices in the San Francisco Bay Area from Silicon Valley to Napa Valley and 16 cities in between. Olivia was the #1 agent at Merrill Lynch Realty in the 1980's among the 16,500 sales associates nationwide. She completed an international real estate study at University of Oxford in 1990, founded Decker Bullock Realty with Bill Bullock in 1991 and acquired Sotheby’s franchise in 2007 and founded Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty. Currently, her company is #3 Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate worldwide by sales volume with sales over $5.18 billion in 2019. Olivia handled over $3 billion properties in her career with unique sales ability and connection to affluent clientele. She combines the Sotheby’s International Realty's global exposures and her vast network of local, national and international connections she developed over 40 years. She is also a real estate investor, among other properties, she owned, developed and sold Chateau de Grimaldi in Aix-en-Provence and Chateaux de Villette in Paris, France. Currently she owns four luxury homes in Belvedere and London. She was featured in over 50 publications including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Sunday Times (London), San Francisco Chronicle, Bloomberg News, Robb Report, LP-Luxury Property, San Francisco Business Times, and many others. She is a regular speaker in various luxury real estate conferences including China International Luxury Property Show, Monaco Wealth Forum, Inman Connect San Francisco, New York and Beverly Hills, Luxury Real Estate International Symposium in Venice, Munich, Barcelona, London, Milan and Luxembourg, the Real Deal Property Show & Forum in Shanghai as well as Haute Residence Luxury Real Estate Summit New York and Miami. Olivia is a member of Who’s Who Luxury Real Estate and Haute Residence, a member of Board of Directors of San Francisco Opera Guild since 1995, a member of Corinthian Yacht Club since 1980 and a member of Board of Directors of Festival Napa Valley. Olivia is also the owner/publisher of luxury lifestyle magazine Haute Living San Francisco. ■

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TOP 10 PLAYERS

Beverly Hills, California

THE ALTMAN BROTHERS Josh Altman, Matthew Altman & Jacob Greene Douglas Elliman TheAltmanBrothers.com

"When the world is your market

- these men will not disappoint." The Altman Brothers Team is among the top producing real estate

teams in the world having sold over 4 BILLION dollars of real estate. Led by Josh Altman, Matthew Altman and Jacob Greene, backed by powerhouse brokerage Douglas Elliman, in 2019 alone the team did over $600 Million in sales. Josh, Matthew and Jacobs uncompromising professionalism and tenacity has yielded their unmatched network, reach and platform. Working with a clientele of luxury buyers and high end sellers: entertainers, professional athletes, and high net-worth individuals, the Altmans and Greene have taken their knowledge, power

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and forward thinking principles to change the game while elevating the way luxury real estate is bought and sold. Consistently recognized in the press for breaking records, expansive marketing execution and innovation, the Altman Brother's Team has been featured in some of the most trusted and respected publications in the world including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Real Deal, Bloomberg, Fox News, Yahoo Finance, CNBC and The LA Times. Due to the brothers’ unparalleled success, The Altman Brothers have become celebrities within the real estate industry. Starring in Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles is yet another platform to expose the properties and lifestyle they represent. Airing in 250 countries averaging over 2 million views per episode, the team is frequently featured on the show discerning them as the #1 team in Los Angeles. ■

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TOP 10 PLAYERS LUXE TRAVEL

Malibu, California

MADISON HILDEBRAND

"Madison is a master at selling and seeking out the most outrageously beautiful luxury homes to the world elite." Madison Hildebrand, President, and Founder of The Malibu Life, Inc., is one

of the most recognizable faces in the world of real estate. Working full time as a Realtor, Hildebrand has directly represented nearly $1 Billion of real estate throughout Los Angeles since 2006; comprising of nearly 450 transactions he has successfully negotiated some of the most difficult, creative, emotional, unique and discretionary deals in the industry. He acts as a founding member of Compass Malibu, the #1 independent real estate company in California. He is also recognized internationally as a top producing agent year after year, and has received accolades by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, to name just a few, are the reasons he is one of the most sought after luxury agents in Los Angeles. Madison incorporated Madison’s ability to connect and communicate with a wide range of clientele is guided by his passion for travel and his experiences living in various countries, states and cities. Madison is also an acclaimed public speaker, social media influencer, author of the book Activate Your Passion, Create Your Career, and a product designer for a line of candles. Whether it’s gardening, traveling, or hiking with his rescue Dobermans, Maya and Mr. Prince, Madison lives by his philosophies of “Spread the Love,” that “You can mix business with pleasure,” and his most important mantra of “Be a blessing, then be blessed.” Currently, Madison splits his time between his Malibu and West Hollywood homes, enjoying his wonderful life. ■ Compass | The Malibu Life themalibulife.com

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TOP 10 PLAYERS

Bellevue, Washington

MOIRA HOLLEY

"True passion drives Moira to create that vibration of intimacy between client and luxury home over and over again." M

Sotheby’s International Realty moirapresents.com

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oira Holley, one of the most preeminent luxury real estate brokers for the Seattle and Pacific Northwest region, is a Co-Founder of Seattle’s Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR). She is a member of the Sotheby’s Market Leaders Forum. Market Leaders are a select group of forty Sotheby’s International Realty experts, in top markets across North America, representing world-class properties.   Moira was the Exclusive Listing Agent for The Four Seasons Private Residences. Her record breaking  $12 million  dollar sale of Seattle’s  ‘Sanctuary In the Sky,’  Bay Vista Penthouse, is Seattle’s largest in city condominium transaction. Her expansive portfolio of exclusive luxury listings includes  Reef Island, a private island in the San Juan archipelago (Washington State),and the exquisite 145 acre  Scimitar Ranch Estate ($12,950,000).  Admired for her three-decades of unique insight into luxury property markets, Moira represents sellers of distinctive homes and residences, and buyers seeking refined and distinctive urban living within Downtown Seattle, Madison Park, Washington Park and other coveted gold coast enclaves along Lake Washington. Regarded by local and national media as an expert on trends within the luxury realestate sector, Moira’s adept analysis of premier property markets has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Puget Sound Business Journal, Inman News, Mansion Global, James Edition, Reside Magazine for Dow Jones Media and other leading business, professional and sector specific publications.  Moira is a strong supporter of many of the Northwest’s most respected community service organizations including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Food Lifeline, The Seattle Art Museum, the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Humane and Evergreen Golden Retriever Rescue. ■

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Greenwich, Connecticut

SHELLY TRETTER LYNCH

"Shelly is passionate on finding her clients that perfect place and continues to excel in the luxury market." Shelly Tretter Lynch is considered one of the top real estate professionals in

Greenwich, Connecticut. She recently joined Compass as a Founding Member of the Greenwich office and will be a Founding Member of the future Palm Beach office. With over 25 years of experience with properties from backcountry to waterfront communities, she consistently represents some of the finest estates in Greenwich and Fairfield County. She was recently with Sotheby's International Realty as Senior Global Advisor and top 0.5% of the company worldwide. Shelly has been acknowledged by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Top 50 Agents in the United States for dollar volume, Who's Who in Residential Real Estate in North America and noted by The Real Deal as one of the top five brokers in Westchester County and in Connecticut for 2017. She was the number #1 Broker at Compass Connecticut for 2019. She is consistently dedicated to customer service, Shelly enjoys working in every facet of real estate with an extensive background in land development, planning and new construction, and investment opportunities. She has formed a global partnership with the top brokers around the world. Shelly earned her bachelor's degree in Communication Arts and has conducted graduate work in Film Studies. Shelly is a very active and involved member of several local charitable organizations and sits on a number of charitable boards. She lives in Greenwich with her husband and two children and is a member of the Greenwich Association of Realtors. â– Compass compass.com

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Naples, Florida

MARK P. RILEY

"Mark is the absolute golden-compass to anyone looking for a place in paradise such as South West Florida." M

ark P. Riley has extensive experience with over 42 years in the luxury real estate business. His career sales soar over 1.2 billion dollars demonstrating his excellence in negotiating, vast market knowledge and amazing attention to detail providing solid intuition for his clients’ needs. Riley has been recognized as a long standing top producer in the United States and internationally. Riley has been able to successfully consult on real estate deals in Dubai, UAE, Stockholm, London, Cannes and Mougins France. His success is attributed to his wealth of dedication, knowledge and concierge level service he provides affluent clientele. During a recent summer season, traditionally slower paced, Mark still closed $18,300,000.00 worth of property in less than 60 days. His most notable sale was on Spyglass Lane in Port Royal in Naples, Florida. Mark sold this property in approximately 3 months where it previously was for sale for over 2 years. His skill to sell a home lies not only in those mentioned above but also his ability to reposition a property with his design skills. Mark’s clients can and have on numerous occasions shared their exceptional experiences working with Mark. The numerous referrals from past and present clients provide a solid picture to how he operates his business and presents himself. Mark donates a great deal of time to his church where he is a Stephen Minister as well as volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Junior Achievement and sponsors many charitable organizations. Mark enjoys sports like football, swimming, biking, and hiking.■

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esigning both commercial and residential spaces, Andrea Schumacher, who started her own eponymous company in 1999, incorporates a range of influences into her projects. Schumacher is highly influenced by the world surrounding her and all the emotions it brings, and factors in her travels. At the same time, whatever she designs, she plans it in accord with the surrounding environment. All of these elements emerge from this outdoor living space, which the client sought to have created for dining and socializing. Wood textures, through exposed boards, make up its backbone, evoking a rustic character that complements and reflects the forest landscape just footsteps away. Within this framework, Schumacher adds a certain kind of rugged elegance and blends in adaptability for the occasion. Two corner sectionals, each complete with an aluminum cocktail table, offer enough seating and provide an open yet intimate environment for social gatherings. The eight-foot antiqued teak dining table, with a trestle base, is ready for sit-down dining with an accompanying bench, two captain’s chairs, and four custom stools with patterned upholstery. Colorful pillows and a Safavieh area rug with a mosaic-like pattern make the outdoor area feel cozy and comfortable at any time of the year. Yet, almost counteracting this, weathered pine and aged metals add a raw yet nonetheless sophisticated finish. ■Designed by Andrea Schumacher


key west & the lower keys

313 William St $3,850,000

1300 Sunset Blvd $11,900,000 Spectacular oceanfront estate designed to fully embrace the Keys lifestyle. Main house, guest house, sunroom & kitchen, wine cellar, elevator, infinity pool, spa, 100’ dock w/ 2 boat lifts, boat ramp. 6BD/6.2BA | 7,720sf | 56,564sf lot

Magnificent Queen Anne beauty in the Historic Seaport District. Beautifully restored & tastefully updated, gourmet kitchen, library/den, outdoor living/dining areas, huge pool, guest cottage. 4BD/4.5BA | 2,994sf | 9,573sf lot

81 Cannon Royal Dr $4,950,000

22 Hilton Haven Rd $4,400,000

Premier waterfront property in exclusive Shark Key! Plantation style spread over 1.5 acres w/unobstructed Gulf views, chef ’s kitchen, elevator, verandas, heated/chilled pool, loggia, garage. 7BD/8BA | 6,800sf | 64,843sf lot

Private & elegant waterfront residence in the heart of Key West combines indoor/outdoor living seamlessly. Main house, guest cottage, 40’ pool, hot tub, entertainment bar, 105’ dock w/ boat lift. 5BD/6.5BA | 6,000sf | 18,000sf lot

1500 Atlantic Blvd 415 $1,700,000

901 Casa Marina Ct $3,499,000

Expansive open water views & famous Key West sunsets from this fabulous top floor two level penthouse in the ocean front gated community Key West Beach Club. 2 pools, tennis court & private beach. 3BD/2BA | 2,012sf

Tropical & lush retreat on one of the most desirable streets in Key West. Open & flowing floor plan, indoor/outdoor living & dining areas, heated/chilled resort style pool, pristine gardens. 5BD/5.5BA | 3,524sf | 15,541sf lot

Terri: (305) 587-3407 terri@terrispottswood.com www.terrispottswood.com

John Spottswood: (305) 395-2360 Raymond Vazquez: (305) 395-1777 tsv@trumanandcompany.com

TRUMAN & CO. REAL ESTATE SERVICES 1205 Truman Ave, Key West, FL 33040


REAL ESTATE NEWS

A Transforming Luxury Real Estate Landscape written by: Robert Altshuler, Esq. Founder and Lead Real Estate Agent of Valley Luxury Partners, Arizona

The global pandemic has changed buying and selling luxury real

estate. These changes are particularly evident for out-of-state buyers looking for second homes or to relocate from densely populated regions to areas with single-family properties and land. These changes bring benefits and risks to the luxury market. Although the shift to digital transactions and technology-based or small-crowd interactions is not new to top luxury real estate agents, the surge of COVID-19 has accelerated the use of these best practices in luxury real estate. In terms of marketing, while high-end video and photography have been the norm in the luxury space for some time, these techniques are now being used more widely in the industry. Pre-crisis, face-to-face interaction was still a part of the equation. What is new in the post-COVID-19 environment is the desire to

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close a luxury property in a completely digital manner, sight-unseen, with the subsequent purchases of multi-million dollar estates being transacted using digital technology. Virtual reality has become more user-friendly as technology evolves. Luxury buyers can view 360-degree virtual tours on their electronic devices and curate a portfolio of properties from afar. Tools like DocuSign replace paper contracts and remote notarization creates a true digital closing process. This adoption of digital technology in the closing process is here to stay and the ease with which luxury real estate transactions can be consummated is a benefit to all. The question remains whether buyers or sellers are well-served to use digital technology in lieu of actually visiting a property. Real estate, particularly the luxury space, tends to be a tactile experience where textures and finishes must be appreciated in-person to truly determine if a property is suitable for purchase. As a luxury real estate agent and real estate attorney, I am sensitive to the legal risks associated with remote buying and selling, and the new contract provisions being created by real estate associations. These COVID-19 amendments can have unintended consequences in shifting risk from one party to another. Contact our office for any questions or related real estate needs. valleyluxurypartners.com | info@valleyluxurypartners.com â–


LUX PEOPLE

The Man in Demand | Jim Jordan Celebrity Fashion Portrait Photographer

Today,

Jim Jordan is one of the most sought-after celebrity photographers, shooting portraits of A-list stars and destination properties across the globe. The Southern California native’s career started off modestly: At a young age, he searched the beaches, area schools, and surf contests for the next potential supermodel, before styling their hair and makeup, photographing them, and connecting his talent with the world’s premier modeling agencies. His eye for spotting the next big thing took him to Europe, where he became the go-to hair and makeup artist for the continent’s top photographers and magazines. His reputation led to working with Elizabeth Taylor, Whitney Houston, Farrah Fawcett, and supermodels Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Christy Turlington, and his work was showcased in Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and global advertising campaigns. Helping Jordan refine his eye for beauty and detail, his career had him working with and learning from such prominent photographers as Helmut Newton, Bruce Weber, Peter Lindbergh, Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel, and Patrick Demarchelier. Through their influence and mentorship, Jordan developed his own style as a photographer and creative director and soon drew his own set of clients. 36 | www.ClienteleLuxury.com

Jordan transitioned from a behind-the-scenes professional to a prominent director and photographer who worked on campaigns and for magazines on a global scale. During this stage of his career, he lived in both Los Angeles and New York, and this allowed him to shoot for Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, and Vanity Fair, and photograph Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, Drew Barrymore, Kris Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Miley Cyrus, and Mila Kunis, among other A-list stars. As well, his vision assisted with rebranding efforts for American Express, Mercedes Benz, J. Crew, BMW, Coca Cola, City Bank, Visa, CrossFit, Reebok, and Brooks Brothers. As perhaps his third act, Jordan launched a luxury brand called White Cross Collections, itself encompassing a talent management company, agency, and cosmetics brand. Building upon his decadeslong career, Jordan’s White Cross Management has served as a platform for today’s top talent, including Taylor Hill, Gigi Hadid and Jeremy Meeks. White Cross is always on the search for the next major influencer, model, actor, or singer, and from here, connects these emerging stars with the brands or agencies that will take their careers to the next level. ■ jimjordanphotography.com | @jimjordanphotography


North Georgia Luxury Living 2715 CLUB DRIVE GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA 30501 4 BEDROOMS | 4.5 BATHS

Chattahoochee Estates Exquisite home by Arthur Rutenberg to be built in the Chattahoochee Country Club. Prime golf course lot on 1.2+ acres overlooking the 4th and 5th green. The property has US Army Corps frontage of 156+ feet plus 357+ feet of frontage on Club Drive with views of the fairway and *conceptual images

Lake Lanier. This homesite is less than one minute from the Country Club’s marina, swim, tennis, and dining facilities. So much awaits you at this spectacular homesite on the green! OFFERED FOR $1,480,407

6749 STRINGER ROAD CLERMONT, GEORGIA 30527 123+ ACRES | LODGE FEATURES 19 BEDROOMS & CAN ACCOMMODATE 50 GUESTS Nestled in the foothills of North Georgia, this private, mountain property includes incredible views of Wauka Mountain and Long Mountain. This estate boasts all you need for a private getaway or all-inclusive retreat center. With over 123+ acres of land, including approximately 80+ acres of pasture, two stocked ponds, a stadium-sized riding arena, and a sports area with a pool, gym, and tennis court. The main lodge with the attached guest quarters features over 8,000 square feet of living space designed to make you feel right at home. Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the outdoors at Montara Farm. OFFERED FOR $5,250,000

JUDI RENFROE

EMERITUS | EQUESTRIAN ESTATE & LUXURY COLLECTION SPECIALIST

D: 404.550.5644 O: 770.475.0505 Judi.Renfroe@BHHSGeorgia.com JudiRenfroe.com NORTH FULTON OFFICE | 33 SOUTH MAIN STREET | SUITE 201 | ALPHARETTA, GEORGIA 30009 BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES GEORGIA PROPERTIES ©2020 An independently operated subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, and a franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc.® Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices does not endorse any of the products or vendors referenced on this material. Any mention of vendors, products, or services is for informational purposes only. Information is deemed accurate but subject to change without notice. If your property is currently listed with a Realtor®, please disregard this notice. It is not our intention to solicit the offerings of other Brokers. Equal Housing Opportunity.


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51st Ave SW | West Seattle,WA. his spectacular home, designed by Tyler Engle Architects, offers 55’ of waterfront & expansive Puget Sound views from every level. An exceptional site along Brace Point gives this open & light-filled residence direct beach access from its 3300sf of carefully considered space with walls of glass that open to the water. Meticulous detail & a restrained palette of native materials create exquisite subtly & luxury that interacts seamlessly with its waterside surroundings. Gated. Private. Sublime. ■

Offered at $3,995,000 Moira Holley Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty 206.660.4787 Moirapresents.com

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131 Gem Island Drive | John's Island Vero Beach, FL he allure of quiet elegance, unfettered direct Intracoastal frontage and refined architectural details take center stage in this palatial 5BR Gem Island masterpiece perfectly sited on an abundant 1.41± acres. Taking advantage of larger-than-standard 20’± setbacks, the awe-inspiring retreat was designed by the renowned McGee Howle & Associates team, and carefully crafted by Parent Construction. The majestic stateroom, resplendent with gallery-lit murals and automated chandeliers, is framed by stately columns and accentuated by intricate custom details - and opens out to a shimmering pool and cabana. A gourmet island kitchen with top-tier appliances and wellequipped butler’s pantry allows for top-of-the-line culinary creations, while entertaining in enclosed veranda with built-in barbecue provides a relaxed setting and panoramic views of the lush grounds and riverfront sunsets. Indulge in the handsome mahogany media room/library with gold-leaf coffered ceilings and adjoining bar, complete with wine storage and chiller...or have guests enjoy the 2nd level game room, which can be easily reached via the home’s elevator. A luxurious master wing hosts a spacious master bedroom and serene morning room for relaxing, as well as two exquisitely appointed bathroom and two walk-in closets, punctuated with a fitness room. Several guest suites provide ample accommodations, including the VIP guest area on the 2nd level that enjoys gorgeous water vistas. With eight gas-fireplaces, an upstairs and downstairs laundry room for convenience, a new roof, and air-conditioned garage space with room for four cars - this is a pristine home in an exclusive location, made for the most discriminating buyer. ■

Offered at $12,950,000 John’s Island Real Estate Company 772.231.0900 131GemIsland.com | JohnsIslandRealEstate.com

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370 Indian Harbor Road | John's Island Vero Beach, FL racefully poised along the lush North Course, with multiple sweeping fairway views, this gorgeous 4BR/5.5BA home provides a comfortable respite with luxurious appointments. With soaring beamed ceilings, beautifully selected finishes and a light and airy ambiance, the 5,313± GSF combines casual living with an elegance that makes for an inviting home well-suited to entertaining. Utilizing the newer build as a base, key areas were thoughtfully redesigned, updated and crafted to elevate and maximize both lifestyle and flow. The living/dining area boasts a series of French doors that open to an expansive verandah with fireplace - which overlooks a crystal lap pool and the golf vistas beyond. Features include a private master suite with access to the pool and sitting area, a study (or 4th bedroom), and family room that adjoins an epicurean kitchen with top-tier appliances and island with breakfast bar. Incomparable in style, quality and detail, this is a wonder set on .43± acres along one of John’s Island’s most popular stretches. Designated as one of the top 100 Platinum Clubs of America, Fortune 500 CEO’s and entrepreneurs alike are attracted to the picturesque seaside landscape, world-class amenities, no state income tax, legendary family-oriented lifestyle, vertical equity membership, and outstanding calendar of social and recreational activities. Members enjoy three championship golf courses, 17 Har-Tru tennis courts, singles and doubles squash, pickleball, croquet, an abundance of water activities, Health & Fitness Center, and vast array of dining options at any of the three updated clubhouses including the spectacular Beach Club overlooking three miles of pristine beach. A private airport offering flights aboard Elite Airways is only minutes away. ■

Offered at $3,950,000 John’s Island Real Estate Company 772.231.0900 JohnsIslandRealEstate.com


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30826 Broad Beach | Malibu, CA his is your chance to experience the Malibu life at this impeccable beach compound. Designed to entertain, this home is situated on a deep lot with sandy beach right out front. The home was recently stripped to the studs and reimagined by an acclaimed AD100 celebrity designer, Michael Lee, who brought a unique blend of modern finishes and integrated rustic touches - creating elegance throughout while still maintaining the comfort of the coastal living vibes. A light-filled Moroccan masterpiece with open spaces, 12-14’ ceilings, a master suite you would never leave with, views of the famous Zuma Beach, a Chef’s kitchen, large outdoor patios including lush gardens plus a courtyard with a moorishshaped pool. In addition, it has a very rare direct access to the ocean, without rocky obstacles. Other amenities include a secure gated entry, built-in bbq, solar w/ a Tesla charger & 3-car garage. ■

Offered at $15,500,000 Madison Hildebrand & Jennifer Chrisman The Malibu Life Team | Founders Compass Real Estate 310.818.5788

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373 Riverbank Road | Stamford, CT pectacular and private, this property is an absolute oasis of perennial gardens, rock outcroppings, rolling lawns, blooming bushes, trees and flowers, offering three seasons of vibrant color. Perched on over 8 acres with glorious views, one is protected by conservation property with a picturesque river, trails and serenity. An award winning home by nationally noted architect, Joeb Moore, the aesthetic this of this home embodies a classic modern take on a country farmhouse. The interior is a juxtaposition of larger entertaining rooms with intimate family rooms, but all with access to the gardens. The living room boasts reclaimed limestone floors with radiant heat and large French doors provide an eve changing view of the natural surroundings. The second floor is composed of 3 bedrooms (two of which have loft areas for reading or sleeping) with en-suite bathrooms and the Master Suite, replete with soaking tub and separate steam shower. The lower level features a media room, game room and gym. The guest cottage/studio with bath, is the perfect indulgence of simplicity and high design. The exterior gardens right off the home were designed by famed firm Kelly, Varnell, Virgona Architects. Additionally, the home features a tennis court and large vegetable garden. â– Offered at $3.488,000 Shelly Tretter Lynch COMPASS 203.550.8508

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9200 Swallow Dr. | Doheny Estates, CA. legant Doheny Estates Contemporary with unparalleled scale, usability and warmth. 9200 Swallow Drive is the epitome of modern living with scrupulous attention to detail throughout the 8,434 square feet. Setting the bar for luxury, the home encompasses 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and features state of the art amenities including a 12 foot waterfall, indoor-outdoor bar, state of the art theatre, yoga studio with separate access, and a 4 car garage. Upon entry, 14-foot custom floor to ceiling Fleetwood doors vanish. The sleek infinity edge pool is mirrored by a nearly 40 foot fire feature, set against views of the Pacific Ocean, Century City and Wilshire Corridor. The compound is fully equipped with a Poliform design kitchen, Wolf/Sub-Zero appliances, and massive walls to showcase incredible artwork. The latest Control 4 system controls the home in its entirety including the security system, lighting, shades and technology. Set prominently on an elevated corner lot, the home is walled, secure and private. â–

Offered at $17,995,000 Listed by Josh Altman, Matthew Altman & Jacob Greene Douglas Elliman 310.819.3250.

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POOL SPACES

his Mediterranean style home designed by Mark Weaver and Associates located in Beverly Hills features priceless views from the city to the ocean. The outdoor spaces include a pool, koi pond, terraced rose garden, vegetable garden and fountains. Outdoor tips from Mark Weaver include to study the spaces around your outdoor patios as much as possible, and select furnishings that are truly comfortable but yet have character. For this home, he selected items that created the feel of a Tuscan villa, such as the large vases that flank the pool. When you have amazing views to work with, you do not want the pieces you choose to detract from them. For that reason, you will notice the furniture he used is simple, clean and elegant. The pièce de résistance is the pergola which shades the seating area. It provides a romantic feel, architectural interest and is the perfect spot for lounging. There is nothing like dining Al Fresco to make you feel like you have escaped to Italy. It is also a wonderful way to enjoy the Southern California weather and an ideal setting for sharing a meal with family and friends. The most important thing to keep in mind when creating your outdoor sanctuary is that it reflects your personal style to enjoy. Mark Weaver & Associates, www.markweaver.com ■

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Taos, New Mexico

740 Cruz Alta www.santafesir.com/listing/202001139

Custom designed and built in 2003 & professionally landscaped, this incomparable residence and its guesthouse sit quietly within the picturesque Taos Valley landscape offering spectacular views & true relaxation amid the grounds. The main house is single level adobe with interior spaces spanning 3,429 sf. Features include custom wood doors, custom kitchen, bath & closet cabinetry, french quarried limestone kitchen countertops & flooring throughout, four kiva fireplaces, whole house audio system, Wolf range, double oven & Sub-Zero refrigerator, two laundry rooms, central vacuum & Hunter Douglas shades throughout. The master bedroom suite is situated on one end of the home while the 2 bedrooms, full bath & office are situated on the other, offering privacy for both owners & guests. The oversized 24x32 heated garage features a drive thru door and plenty of storage space. The 12'x18' Shop/Office with 1/2 bath & extra sink is located on one end of the garage

Offered at $2,250,000

Vicki Markley

vicki.markley@sothebyshomes.com 505.927.3229 vickimarkley.com

Santa Fe Brokerage 318 Grant Avenue | Santa Fe, NM | 505.982.6207 | sothebyshomes.com/santafe

Sotheby’s International Realty and the Sotheby’s International Realty logo are registered (or unregistered) service marks used with permission. Operated by Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Real estate brokers affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. are independent contractor sales associates and are not employees of Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Equal Housing Opportunity.


Vacation Homes on the Market A detailed look inside four exceptional properties

360° views

at Crown Point Park City, Utah


TOP VACATION HOMES FOR SALE

rown Point - a masterpiece designed by renowned architect Mike Upwall, thoughtfully placed on one of Promontory's most exclusive lots, enjoy sunsets with Promontory's picturesque pond as backdrop and 360-degree views of the Wasatch and Uinta mountain range. Built to entertain, enjoy indoor-outdoor living with three panoramic view decks seamlessly connected by glass doors to create memories with family and friends. True 'master enclave' offering ultimate privacy and unobstructed views of the Uinta Mountains and with wet bar. The entertainment-focused layout features two separate kitchens designed for caterings, multiple great rooms, and large outdoor kitchen/BBQ area. Other features are Savant luxury whole-home system, Lutron system with custom LED lighting, 28-seat 4k theater, German ceramic window tint to block 99% UV, heated 6-car garage with softened hot/cold water for car detailing, heated driveway and decks, and 4 laundry rooms. Promontory Ranch Club is a 6,300-acre resort. â–

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CROWN POINT, PARK CITY, UTAH 6 Beds | 8 Baths | 10,750 SF | $11,500,000 PAUL BENSON Engel & Vรถlkers Park City 435.640.7441

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Dramatic

Waterfront Escape Darien, Connecticut


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ver 200 feet of waterfront frontage from this very special home located in the premier Long Neck Point area of Darien. The dramatic property offers two separately deeded lots to ensure the peace and tranquility of your own private oasis. East facing views are enjoyed from most rooms in this spectacular home. A private beach, entertaining area, and pool/spa area are to be relished without interruption for a sense of complete wellness. This historical home has been completely and thoughtfully restored and renovated in keeping with the architectural integrity of the past while creating a level of comfort, design and luxurious living for today's lifestyle. A collaboration between the owner and renowned interior designer, Cindy Rinfret, Ltd., the interior spaces optimize the extraordinary views and high level of detail, craftsmanship and ultimate living. A very special property. â–

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209 LONG NECK POINT ROAD, DARIEN, CT 5 Beds | 8.1 Baths | 2± Acres | 8,248 SF | $10,500,000 SHELLY TRETTER LYNCH 203.550.8508 compass compass.com


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Grand Country

Club Estate San Rafael, California


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his magnificent two-acre gated estate is the former clubhouse of the Marin Golf and Country Club originally built in 1906, and renovated in recent years. It features resort-like spaces for indoor and outdoor entertaining on a grand scale. Sited on a promontory that is best location in the Country Club neighborhood, the main residence enjoys vast open spaces and views in all directions of the surrounding hills, Mt. Tam, San Francisco Bay, the Richmond Bridge, and Bay Bridge. San Rafael’s temperate climate can be enjoyed year-round, enhanced by access to nearby marinas and hiking and outdoor activities in nearby in China Camp State Park and beyond. The residence is surrounded by extensive gardens which can be enjoyed through the large picture widows. The open-truss living-dining room and grand ballroom both feature floor to ceiling wood-burning fireplaces with ample sitting areas, billiard & game tables, TV, and 2 grand pianos. The spacious club bar and library/5th bedroom provide unique places for indoor entertaining while the long shaded archways and terraces in front of the home provide ample spaces for outdoor living. The spacious gourmet kitchen features a skylight, a fireplace and adjacent outdoor barbeque on terrace. ■www.ClienteleLuxury.com | 55


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75 MARGARITA DRIVE, SAN RAFAEL, CA 5 Beds | 5.5 Bath | 2± Acres | $5,950,000 OLIVIA HSU DECKER 415.720.5915 Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty www.75margarita.com


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Beautiful & Magnificent Key West, Florida


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ust a couple of words used to describe the award winning George A. T. Roberts house, a circa 1900 historic home. Totaling 4 bedrooms & 4.5 bathrooms, including the pool house & guest cottage, it's been restored with an easy elegance. A classic Queen Anne beauty, it is one of the special ones & sits on a huge 9,573sf double lot in the heart of the Old Town Historic Seaport District. Upon entering the grand foyer you will find the staircase, open living room, bay windows, dining room & den/library all with high ceilings and Dade County pine throughout. Enjoy a spacious and updated gourmet kitchen, perfectly placed and opening onto a glorious outdoor covered porch that spans 34' X 16' (across the entire width of the home) with ample seating areas and views of the enormous pool, outdoor kitchen and gardens. Entertain your guests at the pool side bar, sun bathe on the expansive bricked patios & relax on one of the seemingly endless porches. Beyond the pool is a charming efficiency cottage with a loft & it's all just steps from the sights and activity of the Historic Seaport & nightlife of Duval Street, with private parking in the rear for 3 cars. â– www.ClienteleLuxury.com | 59


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313 WILLIAM STREET, KEY WEST, FLORIDA 4 Bedrooms | 4.5 Baths | 2,993 SF 9,573 SF Lot | $3,850,000 TERRI SPOTTSWOOD 305.587.3407 Truman & Co. Real Estate TerriSpottswood.com


Saddle River, NJ MILLPOND — 14 + ACRES $11,500,000 One of the most extraordinary estates in the tri-state area! 2-acre lake, regulationlighted tennis ct., pool, large building that can accommodate 8 cars + huge studio, 9-stall barn for the avid equestrian, a separate 5 bedroom guesthouse & a magnificent French Chateau with panoramic views!

Mahwah, NJ 43 + ACRE EQUESTRIAN / SPORTS ESTATE $18,900,000 43+ breathtaking acres surround this English Country estate offering an incomparable lifestyle within close proximity to Manhattan. 20-stall barn with a large indoor riding arena, indoor and outdoor pools. Theater, English pub, outdoor soccer, basketball, sports lounges, and much more!

Saddle River, NJ 6.5 ACRE ESTATE $5,995,000 17,000 sf country estate custom built for the current owner. Great floorplan for entertaining. Stateof-the-art kitchen, 1st floor master bedroom suite. Indoor & outdoor pools, regulation lighted tennis court, generator & 6-car garage. Adjoining property with barn & guesthouse available to purchase.

Saddle River, NJ 5 + ACRE ESTATE $5,995,000 Notable actress, comedian and philanthropist offers this stunning English Country Estate on 5+ manicured acres. 6 bedrooms, 7.2 baths plus guesthouse, lagoon pool with waterfalls, basketball/additional parking area, gated and fenced property, generator, elevator and 3-car garage plus an artist’s studio!

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This Aspen Springs Estate transformation is the ultimate entertainer’s and equestrian’s dream, located less than 5 minutes from Historic Main Street Park City and three World Class ski resort bases. Experience seclusion on this gated property nestled among mature trees on a rare 17-acre equestrian property in Park City proper. Spoil yourself and your guests with ample outdoor amenities: tennis/basketball court; 2-acre private lake with dock for fishing, paddle boarding and canoeing; horseback riding in the outdoor riding arena and grassy pasture. Offered at $12,500,000.

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