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TOP 10 HOMES

IN THE USA

Clientele Luxury selects the Top Properties from around the USA

FALL 2016

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Ranch San Carlos, California Harry Kolb

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Los Olivos, California Harry Kolb

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Fort Wayne, Indiana Marilyn Hoffman

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Longboat Key, Florida Deborah Beacham

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Summerland Key, Florida Terri Spottswood

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Park City, Utah Paul Benson

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Bernardsville, New Jersey Marilyn Hoffman

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Puakea Bay Ranch, Hawaii Gayle Ching

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Salt Lake City, Utah Linda Secrist

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Ocala, Florida Joan Pletcher

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Harry Kolb Sotheby’s International Realty 805-452-2500 www.HarryKolb.com

Ranch San Carlos, California BEDROOMS: 12 | BATHROOMS: 10 full, 3 half SQUARE FEET: 29,483 | ACRES: 237

PRICE: $125,000,000

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hrough grand gates where giant palms stand as silent sentinels is the magnificent Ranch San Carlos, a 237-acre estate property that for nearly 100 years has been under the ownership of one family. This extraordinary property cascades down the foothills of Montecito and offers panoramic vistas across the valley to the shimmering blue Pacific. A long, gently curving driveway over a half-mile long is edged with Santa Barbara stone and ascends through acres of citrus groves to the sprawling hilltop manor home designed in 1931 by master architect Reginald Johnson for one of America’s most prestigious families. Johnson was the pre-eminent architect of the era and continues to

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be celebrated for the many notable homes he designed in Pasadena and Montecito. His spectacular Monterey Colonial of approximately 29,483 square feet is comprised of over thirty rooms. From the vast motor court one passes through the front door and into the grand entry hall where one is immediately transported back in time to an era of elegance and refinement; where men wore formal dress and women donned Parisian couture gowns to welcome dinner guests to glittering soirees. The home is infused with an atmosphere of sophistication and refinement. The barrel vaulted central gallery which connects the sumptuous public rooms to the upper bedroom wings is lined with hand-painted period murals and windowed display cases. This grand hall sets a tone of luxury and attention to detail for which Johnson was so well known. Reginald Johnson’s architectural ingenuity is no better showcased than in his brilliant use of the natural slope and contours of the property. He astutely sited the home on two natural terraces. By planning the formal living rooms around a central courtyard and placing the Master and family bedroom wings on the upper terrace he effectively created a spatial separation that afforded privacy, calm and exceptional views. â–

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Harry Kolb Sotheby’s International Realty 805-452-2500 www.HarryKolb.com

Los Olivos, California

LOCATION: Sycamore Valley Ranch “Neverland” BEDROOMS: 6 | BATHROOMS: 7 full 2 half | SQUARE FEET: 12,598

PRICE: $100,000,000

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ycamore Valley Ranch is the ultimate ranch retreat and gated estate of approx. 2,698 acres located 5 miles north of the town of Los Olivos. The main residence of approximately 12,598 sq. ft. offers six-bedrooms, including a large first floor master suite with a private loft and two master baths. The home was designed by Robert Altevers for William Bone in a French Normandy-style and meticulously crafted to perfection in 1982. The home is nestled between extensively landscaped gardens and a four-acre lake complete with a waterfall, incredible pastoral views to the south and majestic mountain views to the north. An expansive covered outdoor barbeque area is perfect for entertaining and is located adjacent to the inviting pool and nearby pool house and

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tennis court. There are multiple structures on the property including three separate guest homes, a 5,500 sq.ft. movie theater with stage, several barns, animal shelter facilities, corrals and a maintenance shop. â–

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Marilyn Hoffman Hoffman International Properties 214-698-1736 www.MarilynHoffmanRealtor.com www.FreelandFarms.com.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

LOCATION: 5501 W. Hamilton Road S. | Fort Wayne, Indiana BEDROOMS: 16 | BATHROOMS: 28 full | SQUARE FEET: 38,000

PRICE: $30,000,000

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ne of the world’s greatest mansions, Freeland Farms, gleams like a jewel in the Midwest. Its 38,000-plus square feet of museum-quality construction emerges from a stunning emerald green lawn on a secluded 50-acre location. Visitors, when entering the property, note the landscape. Large, towering trees dot the vast greenery, which is home to a seven-acre private lake and multiple gardens. The home itself captures a quality not seen since the era of the Astors and Vanderbilts. The stone main house opens to an elegant, grandiose interior reflective of a bygone era yet equipped with various modern conveniences for entertainment and family living. The property’s size further accommodates 10 buildings: the main home; a

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second home measuring 5,567 square feet and offering a 3,329 square foot finished basement; a main barn with an apartment; an additional garage with an apartment above; a machine and equipment building; an office with a fireplace; a storage building; and a gazebo. As well, a 6,720 square foot horse stable is located on the grounds. Amongst these spaces are 16 fireplaces, 16 bedrooms, 26 bathrooms, a large entertaining area, a conservatory, and a lower-level entertainment wing. Inside the main house, impeccable stonework and detailed Amish woodworking join everything together, while the architects added a three-floor elevator, a theater and a game room for families and corporate parties, and a “wrapping” room for Christmas presents. In addition to these characteristics, Freeland Farms is optimally set up to be a first-class horse-breeding or show farm, complete with pastures and cypress wood fencing designed with 8” by 8” notched posts. For this endeavor, Freeland Farms can be purchased with a separate 25-acre, world-class equestrian facility. No home like this exists in Midwest today.■

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Deborah Beacham Michael Saunders & Company 941-376-2688 www.luxurypropertyinsarasota.com

Longboat Key, Florida

LOCATION: 6633 Gulf of Mexico Drive | Longboat Key, Florida BEDROOMS: 6 | BATHROOMS: 8 full 3 half | SQUARE FEET: 9,262

PRICE: $19,900,000

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agnificently poised on 2.57 pristine acres on the Gulf of Mexico, on Florida’s “cultural coast,” you'll find Ohana, a breathtaking tropical hideaway inspired by the spirit of coastal South Africa and southern Indonesia. Envisioned by the owner and brought to life by acclaimed Architect Guy Peterson and Master Builder Michael Walker, Ohana is truly a rare private retreat composed of an enclave of organic structures extending to meet the Gulf with a hardened seawall, preserving privacy while ensuring shore protection. The residence encompasses three pavilions reminiscent of a Balinese luxury resort, providing transitional space for extended family to enjoy the incredible living areas and

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for guests to discover their stunning private beach house. Masterfully finished, the main home presents living spaces lined by an open terrace, where endless views of the shimmering Gulf evoke the sense of a remote island paradise. Natural Hemingway coral stone courtyards and walkways lead gracefully to outdoor living areas, brimming with exotic palms and native plants as designed by world-renowned landscaping architect Raymond Jungles. Enjoy a game of tennis on the private court, a refreshing swim in the free-form pool with elevated spa, or entertain in spectacular style as you dine al-fresco beneath the grand palm thatched canopy looking out to the horizon. Take a few steps toward the shore to miles of wide sandy beach, where days are beautifully-spent soaking up the Florida sun, which seems to shine just a little brighter over Ohana. A beautiful life awaits you on Longboat Key, where you can enjoy a variety of restaurants and world-class golf while being only minutes away from the vibrant arts community and cultural amenities of downtown Sarasota, boutique shopping and dining at St. Armand Circle.â–

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Terri Spottswood Truman & Co. Real Estate Services 305-587-3407

Summerland Key, Florida

LOCATION: 1300 Sunset Blvd | Summerland Key, Florida BEDROOMS: 6 | BATHROOMS: 6 full 2 half | SQUARE FEET: 7,720

PRICE: $15,900,000

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he epitome of relaxed elegance & one of the coolest homes ever built in the Keys! Tarpon Ranch is exquisite with 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths & two 1/2 baths, evenly split between the main house and the guest house. A masterful combination of architectural splendor and the casual atmosphere that defines the Keys lifestyle. The interior is executed w/superb craftsmanship & striking wood beams in soaring ceilings. Great rooms wrap around an open chef's kitchen, full bar, formal & casual dining spaces & family room. Fabulous views of the open water everywhere through the 10-foot impact glass doors. Oversized infinity pool with heater & chiller, competition depth &

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length swim lane, swim up bar, indoor-outdoor sunroom and kitchen w/top of the line Lynx appliances. 330-gallon live aquarium, wine cellar, multi zoned audio system, dedicated fly fishing room, carport parking for at least 6 flats boats (or cars) w/boat ramp, 100 ft dock, elevator, 2 lifts, man cave, office, gym & 2 car garage. â–

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Paul Benson Engel & VĂślkers Park City 435-640-7441

Park City, Utah

LOCATION: 1401 Two Creeks Circle | Park City, Utah BEDROOMS: 6 | BATHROOMS: 9 full | SQUARE FEET: 8,503

PRICE: $15,500,000

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elivering an authentic western experience, polished with a modern air, the residence and grounds of this equestrian estate come together to produce a legacy property that will see no aging of style. Designed by Costantino Grandjacquet and built by Jim Clifford, the mostly single level home frames views off all three Park City ski areas through floor-to-ceiling windows from its seven flat acres. The estate recently underwent an extensive exterior overhaul, adding several water features, pools, and unique outdoor living amenities that make this Park City’s finest estate. The additions include five water areas, eight fire pits, 12 waterfalls, an outdoor kitchen and dining

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area, man-made beach, and riding arena. A well-equipped guesthouse is also on the property. Inside the main home, six bedrooms and nine bathrooms befit the 8,500 sq ft space. Finishes such as an indoor glass bridge over water, hand crafted ski lockers, custom stone, concrete floors and Venetian plaster complement luxuries such as a wine cellar, theater room, and ski prep. The entire residence is designed to communicate with the tranquility of the outdoors and this unique and harmonious setting. Despite the privacy this home guarantees, it is situated right in the heart of town, in one of Park City’s most exclusive neighborhoods. The town’s famous ski resorts are minutes away, and one of the country’s top trail systems is accessed directly from the property. With the best balance of outdoor lifestyle and modern living, this estate is one of the finest to be offered in Utah. ■

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Marilyn Hoffman Hoffman International Properties 214-698-1736 www.MarilynHoffmanRealtor.com

Bernardsville, New Jersey BEDROOMS: 7 | BATHROOMS: 8 full 3 half SQUARE FEET: 20,000

PRICE: $15,000,000

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ne of the Great American Estates. Stronghold began in 1886, designed by the Beaux-Arts architect, George B. Post for a member of the Astor family. Today, Stronghold reigns as one of the most prestigious and iconic of the Mountain Colony’s grand estates. An iconic mansion located on 32+ acres on the Bernardsville mountain,(includes Carriage House) has been beautifully restored and renovated blending the original residence with today’s modern amenities. With passionate attention to its heritage, a complete interior restoration commenced with the intent of creating a modern, warm residential home. A new spacious addition now increases the home’s historical footprint

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to include an informal entry to the residence; an expanded Dining room, Kitchen, and Family room; as well as a garage wing, sizeable open terrace and pool complex. Sophisticated 21st century technology silently pulses within STRONGHOLD’S recesses. The gymnasium with full basketball court, exercise loft, kitchenette and lavoratories is sited near the mansion. Property includes 32.22 acres suited with 2 Polo fields, including a 10-acre-subdivided parcel sited with an eight-room carriage house, five garages and additional pool.â–

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Gayle Ching MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty 808-987-9155 Gayle@gayleching.com

Puakea Bay Ranch, Hawaii

LOCATION: 56-3083 Puakea Bay Drive | Hawi, Hawaii BEDROOMS: 9 | BATHROOMS: 10 full | SQUARE FEET: 12,927

PRICE: $10,500,000

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xceptional is the word that comes to mind for this truly extraordinary oceanfront estate. Powerful yet gracious, warm, and welcoming, blending in with nature and the ocean waves. Encompassing 4.87 acres of pristine land, this tropical retreat is magical and panoramic from the big and expansive open floor plans capitalizing on the blue ocean views to the exquisite detail of luxurious finish throughout. A feeling of privacy resonates from this oceanfront stunner of 9 beautifully appointed bedroom suites and 10 luxurious bathrooms including 3 half bathrooms. All embodied within the main estate residence, a guest house, a stunning pool, tennis

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courts and so much more! The property also features- lush tropical gardens, exercise rooms, home office and on-sight staff quarters. The gourmet kitchen is a chefs dream and to add a warm embrace, there are 3 fireplaces to choose from. Two adjoining 10 acre parcels that are also available for purchase to give an added feeling of privacy. Puakea Bay Ranch is a luxurious gated development with individual parcels of 10 acres, so you never really see your neighbors unless you care to. Private, yet truly powerful beauty of Hawaii. The quaint and historic town of Hawi is just minutes away with fine restaurants and activities, and some of the most beautiful landscape to see on the island. This property comes with an experience of whale watching at its very best, and oceanfront ultimate luxury. A true must see as a masterpiece of design on the oceans edge. â–

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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Linda Secrist Linda Secrist & Associates Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices 801-455-9999 www.lindasecrist.com

Salt Lake City, Utah

LOCATION: 4523 S. Gildead Way | Salt Lake City, Utah BEDROOMS: 5 | BATHROOMS: 7 full | SQUARE FEET: 13,717 | ACRES: 50+

PRICE: $5,900,000

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his architecturally brilliant Mt. Olympus estate sits on over 50 acres with gated access, capturing sweeping views of the Salt Lake Valley, Downtown and the Wasatch Mountains. Featuring unsurpassed craftsmanship and quality with grand entertaining spaces and an impressive list of amenities rarely found in one home: Imported building materials, soaring vaults and gorgeous beams, grand gourmet kitchens, state of the art theater/media room and four levels of spectacular indoor/outdoor living space. Elevator, workout room, library, wine cellar, indoor pool with spa, everything conveniently located only 20 minutes to airport, downtown and easy freeway access to all resorts. â–


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TOP 10 HOMES IN THE USA BY CLIENTELE LUXURY Joan Pletcher Joan Pletcher Realtor 352-347-1777 www.joanpletcher.com

Ocala, Florida

BEDROOMS: 5 | BATHROOMS: 5 full 1 half | SQUARE FEET: 11,401 34 Acres Horse and Cattle Farm Estate

PRICE: $3,950,000

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he Best of Both Worlds! Take advantage of being close to the city, while in your own private world, rolling green lawns and paddocks, Granddaddy Live Oaks, incredible views from every angle. Impeccably designed by Jim Peoples, this 7,375 sq. ft. Mediterranean estate resides on 34 +/- acres and sports open beam ceilings, incredible attention to details, spectacular gourmet kitchen with large island, separate butler’s pantry, plus wine and coffee room. Grand family room with fireplace opens onto covered lanai, infinity pool, summer kitchen with outdoor dining, plus fireplace and conversation/games areas.


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Master wing includes a fireplace, direct access to pool and Jacuzzi, his/her closets, luxury bath and exercise room. Guest suite has its own entrance, and the third wing sports two en-suite bedrooms. Private office with coffered ceiling sports a fireplace; and the media room has a beverage bar that’s perfect for entertaining while watching sports. 10 stall CB stable sports expansive garage for housing boat, trailer and workshop. Level paddock for jump field or dressage. Close to Florida Greenways and Trails. â–


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