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FINE HOMES速 INTERNATIONAL SPRING 2010

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California ................................36-39

Illinois.......................................28-30

Pennsylvania..............................8-10

Connecticut..................................4-7

Michigan........................................29

Rhode Island ...................................8

Colorado ................................2, 8, 32

Missouri ........................................ 31

South Carolina ..................21-23, 33

Florida..................................... 24-25

New Mexico....................................3

Texas ..............................................27

Georgia ..........................................26

New Jersey.........................11, 16-17

Washington...................................40

Hawaii ...............Inside Back Cover

New York ................................12-15

Virginia..........................................18

North Carolina ............19-20, 34-35

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Animas Valley Estate La Plata County CO A true Rocky Mountain estate property, this offering includes an elegant 11,300-square-foot main residence, a barn with horse stalls and extremely well-done ranch-style guest quarters, plus a garden shed that would make your houseplants green with envy. The 25-acre ranch includes Animas River frontage, multiple ponds, pastures and extensive gardens. The exterior of the main home is hand-cut limestone block and the elegant interiors include woodwork crafted on-site by master carpenters. The complete property consists of 9 bedrooms, 11 baths and covered storage for up to 7 vehicles. This is a fantastic estate home that offers unmatched elegance, privacy and value in the Animas Valley just north of Durango. Co-listed with Russ Smith of Prudential Triple S Realty. $6,500,000

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A True Legacy Tierra Amarilla, NM Red Rabbit Ranch is an exceptional 1,889-acre recreational property located in the heart of the northern New Mexico Rockies with easy, year-round access. There is a beautiful, custom, 3,000-plus-square-foot log main residence, a 2,000square-foot guest home, a 950-square-foot historic stone house and a 600-square-foot hunters’ cabin. Other amenities include a custom 4,000-square-foot, 6-stall barn/stable with workshop and a 1,100-square-foot apartment for a guest or a caretaker, 3 loafing sheds and a 4,000-square-foot equipment or toy storage garage. The ranch is a recreational paradise, with opportunities for hunting, fishing, horseback riding, hiking and various winter sports. This is a rare opportunity to purchase one of the last large-acreage mountain ranches in one of the most beautiful areas of northern New Mexico—it is a true legacy property. Offered at $10,250,000

Tom Morse 700 Main Avenue, Durango, CO 81301 970.375.3211 / Cell: 970.769.8989 tom@ranchandrecreational.com

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Exceptional Newtown Connecticut

Elegant Home Newtown Connecticut

This home boasts the perfect floor plan. The well-appointed kitchen opens to a 2-story family room with an overlooking balcony. Built in 2007, the home features 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, 14 rooms and 6,377 finished square feet. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac, it is an excellent commute. For more information, visit 6RoosterRidge.com. $1,249,000

Casual elegance abounds in this Classic New England shingle-style Colonial. Built in 2005 by a craftsman, the home spans 6,988 square feet on 3 levels and includes 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 3 fireplaces and 3 acres. For more information, visit 12ButternutRidge.com. $1,195,000

Sandy Anderson

Sandy Anderson

203.948.4164

203.948.4164

Seaside Living Rowayton Connecticut Direct Water Stamford Connecticut This home merges seaside lifestyle with European flair. Walk to the association beach from this custom home, finely crafted in 2005 with quality and detail. The property has 3,840 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry, Venetian plaster walls, cherry floors and water views. Visit 7SunwichRoad.com for more information. Price upon request.

Vistas of water, sky and beach embrace this brand-new, custom-crafted, 5-bedroom home. Enjoy more than 5,600 square feet of luxury, 7 fireplaces, gourmet marble kitchen, grand entertaining venues, soaring ceilings and walls of glass for priceless water views. Master suite on 1st or 2nd floor. Expansive patios overlook the water. Private deep water mooring, Association beach and marina. Visit www.247Davenport.pruct.com. $4,995,000

Abigail Van Slyck

Elayne Jassey

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Gated Oasis Norwalk Connecticut This elegant and sophisticated 11-room Mediterranean, circa 1927, is located in the gated community of Wilson Point. This direct waterfront retreat offers commanding views of Long Island Sound, a private beach that connects to 3 miniature islands, a pool, a guesthouse, a boathouse and all the fine appointments of this period. Visit www.8WoodlandRoad.com for more information. $3,695,000

Abigail Van Slyck 203.856.9278

Luxurious Masterpiece Weston Connecticut This stunning “Luxe Home of the Decade� unites classical architecture with glamorous style. Clean, bold lines within a geometric profile highlight contemporary ease and elegance. It offers space for artwork to breathe and air for music to flow with touches of international flair. $2,555,555

Stephanie Smith 203.762.4270 44RidgeRoad.com stephaniesmith.prudentialct.com

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Conyers Farm Estate Greenwich CT Brad Hvolbeck 203.661.5505 bhvolbeck@aol.com www.prubhre.com

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This Neoclassic “Conyers Farm” Estate encompassing 12.62 acres has spectacular lake views. Designed by Robert Lamb Heart and Associates, this 12,000-square-foot home features spacious rooms, high ceilings, intricate molding, a pool, pool house and dock. The extensive gardens have been described as: “Sweeping swaths of plants and splashes of color tie a landscape to its manor.” Designer Ken Alpert of New York worked with the California owner to create a California comes to Connecticut feeling, while insuring that the house fits appropriately with the climate and traditions in New England. $17,995,000


Classic Colonial Fairfield CT

Pristine Colonial Fairfield CT

This charming circa-1775 Colonial offers large rooms, gracious hallways, 8 fireplaces and 6 bedrooms. Enjoy recent upgrades to the kitchen and 4 full baths plus a finished 3rd floor, central air and private, large, level .9-acre with perennial gardens. Many surprises. www.543OldPostRd.Pruct.com $1,399,000

Renovations and an addition in 2002 created a home with large rooms, a gracious flow and wonderful rapport with the outdoors, terraces and brook. There is a terrific kitchen, family room, master suite, 4 additional bedroom suites and a new barn. www.270MerwinsLn.Pruct.com $1,950,000

Exquisite Home Southport CT

Sasco Hill Home Fairfield/Southport CT

Built in 1924 and renovated in 2002, this exquisite Cameron Clark Colonial offers acclaimed architectural details. It is set on an incredible, level 2.79 acres with a pool, pool house and guesthouse, just steps from the beach and Long Island Sound. www.1100PequotAve.Pruct.com PVRMSM $3,995,000-$4,594,876

Enjoy 2.38 acres on Sasco Hill with 330 feet of waterfront on Southport Harbor with a deepwater dock. The 11,000-square-foot, well-planned, 3-level interior offers generously proportioned rooms. State-of-the-art features, infinity pool, gardens and views. www.210SascoHillRd.Pruct.com. $8,925,000

Melanie Smith 411 Pequot Avenue, Southport, CT 06890 203.319.3403 / Cell: 203.521.2126 MelanieSmith@PrudentialCT.com www.CallMelanieSmith.com

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87-Acre Estate Lancaster County PA Vacation at Home Gypsum CO This 87-acre Lancaster County rural estate with a beautifully renovated 1825 stone and stucco farmhouse offers the perfect nature retreat thanks to its privacy, abundant wildlife, acres of pristine forest plus 25 acres currently devoted to organic farming or adaptation for horses. Offered at $1,195,000

This beautiful 5-bedroom, 5.5-bath log home on almost 2 acres is centrally located 5 minutes from Vail airport and 30 minutes to major ski areas in Vail and Beaver Creek. A perfect home for entertaining, it offers a theater room, a game room and a hot tub on the deck. Currently used as a vacation rental. Offered furnished for $795,000

Diane Carol Al-Habieli 717.295.HOME / Cell: 484.769.4478 Prudential Homesale Services Group

Joy Ortiz Prudential Colorado Realty

dianecarol@hotmail.com / www.dianecarol.com

joyo@vail.net / www.prudentialcoloradoproperties.com

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Distinctive Fox Chapel Metropolitan Home Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Unparalleled character and superior craftsmanship can be yours. The outdoors is invited in with true floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a tranquil, seamless pool. The top-of-the-line wine cellar is a showpiece in itself. Gated grounds are impeccably kept and boast an authentic Japanese tea house adjacent to a natural stone pool. Visit www.HallWotherspoon.com for a 50-photo tour. $4,000,000

20-Acre Edgeworth Estate Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Breathtaking panoramic views combine with complete seclusion. Designed with entertaining in mind, this elegant home’s expansive living room offers vista views. The main-level master suite overlooks a tranquil cutting garden. A veranda and balconies overlook the pool and lushly landscaped grounds. Visit www.HallWotherspoon.com for a 50-photo tour. $1,700,000

Park-like Setting Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Entrancing Home Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

When location is key, look no further. The traditional design is highlighted by a sunken family room and 5 oversized bedrooms. Outdoor entertaining beckons with private grounds. Visit www.HallWotherspoon.com. $573,600.

A Long Island-inspired design in the Heights of North Park, this home’s open floor plan is an entertainer’s delight. The multi-level deck and gazebo boast panoramic views. Visit www.HallWotherspoon.com. $700,000

Kathy Hall & Betsy Wotherspoon Hall Wotherspoon Team 412.847.2732 / Cell: 412.491.6228 www.HallWotherspoon.com

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Quiet Elegance North Caldwell NJ The Best Views North Caldwell NJ Just 17 miles from NYC with a convenient commute from this prestigious town, this home boasts 2 fireplaces, a library, a gourmet kitchen and 2.21 acres of private land. Situated on one of the most desired streets in North Caldwell, it is located less than 3 miles away from Essex Airport, 25 minutes away from Newark Liberty International Airport and minutes away from Montclair. Lots of shopping, theaters and museums surround this wonderful town. More information and photos at www.ElegantRicklandDrive.com. $1,790,000

This magnificent home is only 17 miles from NYC. The grand 2-story-high foyer features a winding stairway to the 2nd-floor balcony! A blend of luxury and comfort abounds with a center-hall floor plan and back stairway. This home has all the amenities one may wish for. The grounds feature beautiful landscaping, a large play area, a custom Petron pool and an arched bluestone patio with glass doors to an entertainment kitchen. Daily living is a delight! More photos and information at www.BeachmontViews.com. $2,195,000

Stately Tudor Essex Fells NJ

Exquisite Oasis Essex Fells NJ

This jewel of a home, close to Montclair, was completely renovated in 2001 to match the fine original Tudor design from yesteryear. The elegant and peaceful master suite features a spa bath and dressing room. Charming French doors lead from the gracious living room to the library as well as to the bluestone patio. More than an acre of property adds to the enjoyment of everyday living. Visit www.StatelyStewart.com for additional information. $1,650,000

This unique home was originally designed by world-renowned architect Richard Meier for his parents. Close to Montclair and nestled amid exquisite landscaping, the property is adjacent to the Essex Fells Country Club golf course. The master suite with a sitting room has 2 master baths. Richard Meier’s signature styling is evident in this 1-story structure. Be a part of art history. Own and live in this contemporary art form. See more details at www.DevonByDesign.com. $1,990,000

Maria Rampinelli 973.228.5525 / Cell: 973.868.2931 mariarampinelli@finehomesnj.com www.finehomesnj.com New Jersey Properties

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Amazing Views North Salem NY

Private Lakefront Bedford NY

Unique Palladian-styled home overlooking the Titicus Reservoir and beyond. It boasts a custom Cuban mahogany library and a 1,200-square-foot kitchen/great room. Additional property is available. Bedford exclusive — 914.234.4590; Somers exclusive — 914.277.3648 $8,000,000

This 5-bedroom, 9-bath brick Colonial on 3.6-acres has a grand foyer, a living room with a fireplace, a granite kitchen with center island, a master suite with his-and-her baths, plus a heated Gunite pool. Armonk exclusive. 914.273.1001. $3,200,000

Sensational Mt. Kisco NY

Ideal Flow Briarcliff Manor NY

This superb 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath home features sensational detailing and lighting. It boasts 5 unique fireplaces, hardwood floors, arched doorways and a gourmet kitchen. An entertainer’s dream. Katonah exclusive. 914.232.3700. $1,875,000

This brand-new 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath stone and shingle home spans 5,000-plus square feet with a Koi pond and waterfalls. It has soaring ceilings, exquisite kitchen and baths, 3 fireplaces and every amenity. Chappaqua exclusive. 914.238.3988. $1,795,000

Tudor Home North Salem NY

Stately Colonial Pleasantville NY

This French Normandy Tudor on 2.13 acres offers 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths and views of Titicus Reservoir. The home has vaulted ceilings, 3 fireplaces, a master suite with a Juliet balcony and a free-form pool. Somers exclusive. 914.277.3648. $1,750,000

This stately 4-bedroom Colonial on a gorgeous tree-lined street has 3,700 square feet with great flow, 3 fireplaces, hardwood floors, updated kitchen and baths and a deck off the master suite, all on .69 of an acre. Pleasantville exclusive. 914.769.3333. $1,250,000

Prudential Holmes & Kennedy Real Estate Offices in Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Katonah, Pleasantville and Somers www.pruholmes.com Holmes & Kennedy Real Estate

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Waterfront Gem Long Island NY This magnificent waterfront offering consists of 15.1 rolling acres with a 180-foot dock, 750 feet of beach and unobstructed views of Stony Brook Harbor, Long Island Sound and Connecticut. The estate is adjacent to Stanford White’s Wetherill Mansion. There is a home on the property, and the builder/buyer may pay for the land after the home is sold. Perfect for a dream home on a dream estate, this property is just minutes to Long Island Railroad, Stony Brook Yacht Club, public and private golf clubs, major roads and parkways, shopping, restaurants and museums. Zoned R-2 (A-Zone Residential), each 5-acre plot is offered at $3,250,000

Clare Santangelo Clare: 631.476.6233 / Cell: 631.682.5313 Clare.Santangelo@prudentialelliman.com www.elliman.com

Joseph Annunziata Joseph: 631.476.6240 / Cell: 631.327.2449 Joseph.Annunziata@elliman.com www.elliman.com

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Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate THE NEW “IN” WAY TO LIVE! WHEN LOCATION IS EVERYTHING AND HOME IS YOUR FAVORITE HOT SPOT. This ultra-luxurious, 8,000-plus-square-foot home was designed for creative living. Think fabulous dinner parties, fancy cocktails in your sexy living-room-turnedlounge, movie nights in your groovy cinema, yoga and steam showers after an exhilarating workout in your personal gym, a dip in the saline spa and a massage in your uber-hip outdoor pavilion or just a sweet, romantic stroll on your very own secluded beach. Extraordinary, shy-of-2acres parcel in a prestigious location is steeped in history with scenic bay views, 6-plus bedrooms, 8.5 baths, 7 fireplaces, a 3-car garage, leading green construction, cutting-edge technology, photovoltaic solar system, geothermal heat/air, wine cellar, professional kitchen, executive home office, boat mooring, deeded beach access and much more. Sophisticated and elegant architecture with classic lines, impeccable quality and attention to every detail make this a must-see home. Web ID 13176 $5,700,000.

Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate’s TOP PRODUCING Team in the Hamptons

www.HamptonsProperties.net


Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate DIAMONDS IN THE SAND • Panoramic View offers 68 residences, ranging in size from 1,200 to 4,500 square feet, set on 10 oceanfront acres with 1,000 feet of beachfront. • Innovative and sophisticated, these homes have sensational details and finishes. • Replete with concierge service, porters, beach and pool attendants, on-site housekeeping and trainers at the state-ofthe-art fitness center, this unique property enjoys unparalleled service in the Hamptons. • Enjoy this breathtaking setting without any thought of maintenance. • You may work hard all week, but once you arrive at Panoramic View, you won’t have to lift a finger. Priced from $1,600,000 to $10,000,000.

Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate’s TOP PRODUCING Team in the Hamptons

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English Tudor Estate Pine Hill Borough NEW JERSEY IN A ONE-OF-A-KIND LAKESIDE SETTING BORDERING THE EXCLUSIVE PINE VALLEY GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, this 7.5-acre English Tudor estate will excite all of your senses, from the gourmet kitchen leading to the lovely courtyard, the formal living room and dining room full of collectible antiques, to the impressive family room, which opens onto the lakefront patio. An array of amenities, including private tennis and bocce courts and a pool and spa with a cabana and bar, is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. The surrounding property is just as captivating due to the many winding paths, fountains and even a private waterfall, all situated among the chauffeur’s quarters, a guest apartment, several cottages and a detached 7-car garage. Visit www.seetheproperty.com/52188. $5,000,000

SHARON DEGIACOMO Prudential Fox & Roach, REALTORSÂŽ 3620 Atlantic Brigantine Avenue Brigantine, NJ 08203 Office: 609.264.7220 Cell: 609.703.9638 E-mail: sharon.degiacomo@prufoxroach.com


Million-Dollar Views Moneta VA

European-Inspired Moneta VA

Just off the main channel with wide water views, this builder’s home was professionally decorated with unique designer fixtures. The open floor plan is accented by 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and a gourmet kitchen. Contact Dana Montgomery. $1,299,900

Occupying this 5,229-square-foot home in prestigious Waverly are 3 bedroom suites, 4.5 baths and a gourmet kitchen. Volume and plenty of outdoor living area make this an entertainer’s dream. Contact Dana Montgomery. $1,559,000

Unique Design Union Hall VA

French Country Style Penhook VA

Built by a reputable builder, this open floor plan home with lots of architectural features boasts tray ceilings, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, a covered dock, a theater room and an observatory. Contact Dana Montgomery. $1,239,000

At The Water’s Edge, enjoy the best of Smith Mountain Lake from this home with hardwood and tile flooring, granite countertops, cherry cabinetry and cathedral and tray ceilings. No detail has been overlooked. Contact Debbie Shelton. $1,449,000

Exquisite Home On Smith Mountain Lake Moneta VA Nestled in the trees on 2 wooded acres on Smith Mountain Lake is this one-of-a-kind home. Enjoy complete privacy by both land and water in this 6,480-square-foot, custom-built home that was designed for 1-level living with water views from every room. A southern-facing peninsula is yours with 2,800 feet of sparkling shoreline that provides views of the sunrise, sunset and mountains. A unique opportunity to own your lake dream home. Contact Debbie Shelton. $4,750,000

Dana Montgomery

Debbie Shelton

Cell: 540.314.1798 dmontgomery@smithmtnlake.com www.DanaMontgomery.com

Cell: 540.797.3177 debbieshelton@earthlink.net www.DebbieShelton.com

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Oceanside Living Avon NC This one-of-a-kind home offers beach access and a killer floor plan, custom-built for year-round living. The ground-level entry has an elevator to 4 levels and a superb bath that is handicap accessible. The 2nd level boasts 2 bedrooms, each with private baths and deck access. A 3rd bedroom features a private bath with a roll-in shower and a wheelchair-accessible sink. The master bedroom suite with a Jacuzzi and separate shower is positioned on the home’s split level. The next level boasts a great room with a beautiful stone fireplace and custom built-ins, top-of-the-line electronics, one-half bath, a professional Viking kitchen and a dining area that opens to a screened porch and deck. On the top level, outdoor entertaining is made easy with a total upscale martini bar and den opening onto a deck with a hot tub, gas grill and exceptional views of the ocean and sound. $725,000

Dot Ansell 336.227.9880 / cell: 336.260.6023 dja6790@aol.com www.prudentialmccannrealty.com

McCann Realty, Inc.

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The Parker Estate Lumberton, NC C.O. (Buddy) Gulledge 803.775.1201 803.968.6555 1081 Alice Drive, P.O. Box 307 Sumter, SC 29150 prudentialjmbrabham@wesellsumter.com

Exquisite Southern living at it’s best! This home boasts 100 acres of opulence greeted by hand-wrought iron gates and imported Egyptian statues, which adorn the entry fountain. The custom-built, 4-story home is complete with handcrafted Swiss woodwork, ornate chandeliers, 2 full eat-in kitchens, multiple marble baths, his-and-her spas, and a workout room. The 4th floor offers a private theater, and the 2nd- and 3rd-floor balconies present a view of the pool and resort-style patio flanked by a separate conference facility and pool house. Enjoy outdoor recreation on the grounds laid out for a 9-hole golf course or on a private 17-acre lake with boat launch. A guesthouse and caretaker’s cottage offer additional entertaining and accommodation. Attention to detail and true elegance set this property apart from any other Southern mansion. $10,250,000


Custom Home Hartsville SC This beautiful custom-built brick home is located in a private community on a large 1.3 acre cul-de-sac lot in the quaint town of Hartsville, South Carolina. Enjoy the small-town, easy living, with an easy drive to the coast or mountains. The gracious floor plan includes a large open den and kitchen area and a spacious media room with 108-inch-wide projection TV with cinema surround sound. There are 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, and a large laundry room with cabinet space and wrapping area. The oversized 3-car garage features built-ins, storage, a sink and work station. The downstairs master suite is a true retreat with a fireplace and private porch with hot tub. The gourmet kitchen has granite countertops, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and top-of-the-line appliances throughout. $650,000

Deborah Griggs 639 W. Carolina Ave., Hartsville, SC 29550 843.332.6508, Ext. 17 / Cell: 843.616.2687 deborah@segarsrealty.com

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Wexford Plantation Estates— Luxury at its Finest Hilton Head

South Carolina

Set in exclusive, gated Wexford Plantation, with more than 5,000 heated square feet, is this stunning 4-bedroom, 4-full- and 2-half-bath home. Amenities abound, from a chef’s kitchen, game room and exercise room to an office and home theater. Entertain outdoors in grand style with 2 fireplaces, a waterfall, pool and spa. $1,795,000

This Mediterranean-style luxury home was just completed by one of the finest home builders on Hilton Head Island. The residence encompasses more than 6,800 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half baths, customized millwork, a gourmet kitchen, office, theater, game room and pool with expansive outdoor living area. All this is set in Wexford Plantation, a luxurious golf and boating country club community. $3,199,000

Cindy Creamer offers many years of experience specializing in luxury homes. She posseses a keen understanding of South Carolina’s Low Country and has the knowledge to serve the discriminating buyer or seller. Please contact her at: Cindy@CindyCreamer.com or www.CindyCreamer.com / 843.298.2356

Spectacular Island Living


Deep-Water Riverfront Estate minutes from Hilton Head

South Carolina

Welcome to the Low Country of South Carolina! Enjoy warm, magnificent sunsets, ultimate golf—a choice of 2 signature golf courses by Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye, a country club lifestyle and boating at your leisure. This riverfront estate is ideally suited for those who will appreciate the renowned golfing community known as Colleton River Plantation. Have you heard of The Legend of Bagger Vance? Do you enjoy deep-water boating and appreciate the elegance of fine dining? Then you, your family and friends might really enjoy being a part of this special community. This spectacular home comes with its own private deep-water dock; cathedral ceilings; four bedrooms; a master bedroom and sitting room on the first floor; and a separate suite with kitchen, bedroom and sitting room for family or guests. Priced in the mid-$2 millions.

Wayne and Simone McDonald are owners of Prudential Premier Island Properties and natives of South Carolina. They know the Low Country lifestyle and what it offers. Truly a unique part of America, offering Southern hospitality, wide open spaces, expansive rivers and ever-changing marshes and tides. Please contact us for this and other fine properties at the following: wmm@hargray.com or at www.HiltonHeadLuxuryProperties.com 843.384.5764

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The Low Country of South Carolina, and its surrounding coastal areas such as Hilton Head, is compared to other acclaimed destinations in Florida, Colorado and California. It is enjoyed by many astute, upper-end buyers who appreciate the mild seasons, the white sandy beaches and the many outdoor amenities from golfing to kayaking. Buyers who are taking advantage of the real estate opportunities today will be well pleased in years to come. This is a piece of paradise and a unique lifestyle. Call and schedule a visit to see if it’s right for you and your family.


The Lyon Team 9114 Town Center Parkway Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 Pat Lyon: 941.400.7306 lyonteam@verizon.net www.thelyonteam.com

Distinguished Estate Sarasota Florida Live the life of luxury in this private, perfectly situated 10-acre estate home in the Sarasota Polo Club at Lakewood Ranch. This equestrian community enjoys country club and polo lifestyles with a reputation as being one of the best with 130 acres of perfectly manicured grounds and 9 world-class polo fields. From the moment you arrive at the gated entry and drive up to this sprawling custom-built home you will be charmed. Inside are vaulted ceilings with pine wood beams and wood flooring throughout. It features formal living and dining rooms, a large office and a huge family room with a stone fireplace, a built-in entertainment center, a wet bar and billiards area. The custom-designed kitchen has a large island, breakfast bar, butler’s pantry and cafe area with French doors leading to the outdoor area. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, all with private bathrooms, plus a game room. In the outside living area, enjoy the pool and spa or sit by the wood-burning fireplace. A separate guesthouse has a bedroom, bathroom and exercise room. This home is centrally located with access to shopping, dining, golf courses, beaches and the Out-of-Door Academy. $3,300,000

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Country Club Shores Longboat Key FL Country Club Shores Longboat Key FL Sarasota Bay is yours with this stately and gracious 4-bedroom, 4-bath waterfront residence. An expansive screened patio and entertainment area are complete with a state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen and bayfront pool and spa. Experience the magic of waterfront living. $3,650,000

A magnificent bayfront estate on south Longboat Key, featuring 4 en-suite bedrooms, 5.5 baths, an elevator and 2 docks and lifts. Featuring heart-stopping 180-degree views, a bayfront heated pool and spa, an expansive lanai and a fireplace. Experience the magic of luxury waterfront living. $4,750,000

Castillian Longboat Key FL

Tangerine Bay Club Longboat Key FL

A fabulous 5th-floor, 2-bedroom, 2-bath beachfront condo featuring full gulf-to-bay views. Beautifully updated and furnished with wonderful decor, this home is located within one of Longboat Key’s most sought-after complexes. A security entrance and a Country Club Shores beach are included. $699,000

This pristine 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath condo is located on the most southern end of Longboat Key. The unit overlooks the tropical-landscaped lagoon and pool in addition to the bay. Amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, tennis, fishing pier and membership to Bay Isles beach. $839,000

Emerald Harbor Longboat Key FL

Castillian Longboat Key FL

This spectacular waterfront lot is located in one of Longboat Key's most sought-after communities. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac and boasting 150 feet of bayfront scenery, your new home will offer not only enchanting deep-water and preserve views, but also sweeping city views. $1,675,000

Beautifully decorated and updated, this 2-bedroom, 2-bath beachfront condo features Tommy Bahama furnishings, wood floors, plantation shutters, new appliances and under-building parking. The complex offers a heated pool and spa, tennis, a secured entrance and a beach. $649,900

Teri Sax Prudential Palms Realty 941.228.5578 terisax@prudentialpalmsrealty.com

Palms Realty

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Chapel Hills Home Douglasville GA Marcelite J. Harris cell: 404.401.4811 home: 404.472.1439 marceliteharris.prudentialgeorgia.com

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Perfect for hard workers and their families, this home offers beauty, comfort and gracious space. It has 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and an entertainment center to die for. A lake surrounds the home on 3 sides and is the view that greets guests as they enter the house through the front door. The entrance expands to take in the formal living and dining rooms and leads to the family room. The kitchen is spacious and is a gourmet wonder. The master suite, with its 2 walk-in closets and double vanities, begs you to take your morning coffee on the terrace, which is located through the room’s lakeside French doors. The terrace-level entertainment area is highlighted with a wet bar. Rounding out the residence is a lakeview patio accented with a hot tub. Visit the home’s Web site at www.executivelevelhome.com $795,900


Parker County, Texas—Custom built in 2008 on 1.738 acres, this home offers 10 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, a formal dining room, great room with remote gas fireplace, a sumptuous master suite, a gourmet kitchen and a study. A 3-bay garage is provided for parking as well as a 40-by-50foot RV garage. This home is loaded with architectural details and luxurious amenities. Great location with easy access to the city. $465,500.

Sheila Chandler PRUDENTIAL TEXAS PROPERTIES Cell: 817.300.3355 / Office: 817.341.8772 E-mail: shechandler@sbcglobal.net

Parker County, Texas—This custom home is on 2 golf-course lots in the Sugartree Golf Community. With unparalleled attention to quality throughout, this home is an entertainer’s delight, offering a warm, open floor plan with a gourmet kitchen, a master suite and a 2nd living suite. Gather with family and friends in the comfortable spaces inside, on the oversized, custom covered patio, or around the heated saltwater pool. $599,000.

Joan Shaw PRUDENTIAL TEXAS PROPERTIES Office: 817.341.8772 / Cell: 817.917.0616 joanshaw@charter.net

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Timeless Lake of the Ozarks Missouri This elegant home overlooking the shimmering view known as Millionaire’s Cove is breathtaking. Enjoy lake views from every room, sunsets by the luxurious Gunite pool, or cast off from your private dock to enjoy the many dining and entertainment venues within a short cruise. This tastefully designed home features an amazing 20-foot entry opening to a living area surrounded by quality appointments. Marble and granite accent the gourmet kitchen, and a lower-level entertainment area features a billiards room, media area and cherry-paneled bar. $2,300,000

Patti Martin & Rollin Martin Patti: 573.280.0675 Office: 573.365.6868 Ozarkgreen3@charter.net www.PattiandRollinMartin.com

Lake Ozark Realty

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Solar Home Estes Park Colorado Tom Adams, Broker Associate, GRI, MRE Prudential Team Realty Daytime: 970.481.5188 Evening: 303.823.5022 adams@realtor.com

Overlooking the picturesque mountain valley of Estes Park, Colorado, this distinctive 5,800-square-foot home on 155 acres offers 270-degree, awe-inspiring views of Longs Peak and the Rocky Mountains’ snow-capped continental divide. Architect/owner-designed and built in 2002 to have minimal environmental impact and optimal energy efficiency, its primary power source is photo-voltaic with a back-up generator. The “off-grid,” 4-bedroom, 4-bath retreat with 3-car garage and indoor, solar-heated lap-pool has stone-colored cement roofing (R-60), and stucco exterior walls (R-30) with cedar accents allowing it to meld seamlessly into the mountains that inspired it. Flooring surfaces are slate, stamped and colored concrete or bamboo. Huge, triple-pane, low-E windows draw in breathtaking views while admitting passive solar heat to be captured by structural concrete floors. Century-old train trestles, salvaged from Great Salt Lake, provide timber framing for a spectacular great room. The nearby, 3-level carriage house has a main level, 4-car garage, a lower-level horse barn and an upper-level caretaker/guest apartment. You won’t want to leave this peaceful, yet exhilarating retreat, but Estes Park is only 5 minutes away and Boulder/Denver area only an hour. $3,500,000

Team

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Lake Home Greenwood SC You’ll have room to roam in this Charleston-style lake home on 11,400-acre Lake Greenwood with extraordinary long-range panoramic lake views from nearly every room. Five elegant covered porches highlight this 4-floor residence with an elevator, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and a 2-car garage. An open floor plan includes a gourmet kitchen/dining/living room with a beautiful custom copper range hood, custom cabinetry with display fronts, blue caramel granite counters, a breakfast bar, built-in credenza, pantry, custom light fixtures and chandelier, stainless-steel appliances (including a dual-fuel convection oven—gas range/electric oven), a French-freezer refrigerator and a microwave drawer. A glamorous master bath boasts a 2-sided fireplace. This unique, stylish home includes custom closets, a craft center, hardwood floors and antique stained-glass window accents. An entertainment room rests lakeside with a large antique wet-bar/wine cellar. Enjoy the easy-care, private lakeside garden. $1,025,000

Kristen Andersen The Greenwood area offers numerous community events and cultural art venues, the highly respected Self Regional Healthcare hospital system, an excellent school system, plus Lander University and Piedmont Technical College, quality community theater, a performing arts center, a 1,000-acre lakeside state park, golf galore and more. Love your lake life!

864.494.8815 Kristen@pcrgreenwood.com www.ChangeYourView.net

Cambridge Realty

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SUN AND SEA Monarch Beach, California Live and play very near the beach in this near-oceanfront, split-level, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath custom home with ocean and whitewater views on a corner lot next to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. An open design, family room, large kitchen, dining room, decks, high ceilings, contemporary design, laundry room and space for a large wine cellar accent this residence. The 24-hour gated oceanfront community of Niguel Shores includes a new $3 million clubhouse with a Junior Olympic-sized pool, 4 tennis courts, a spa, oceanfront blufftop park and a parking lot. $2,589,000

VILLA BY THE SEA Monarch Beach, California Enjoy life with a gorgeous ocean and Catalina Island sunset view and a beach lifestyle living in Niguel Shores, an oceanfront community with a pool, spa, tennis, oceanfront blufftop park and parking lot. This villa has been remodeled throughout with a designer kitchen and more. Wonderful patios and a spa highlight this offering. Special features include a great room design with vaulted ceilings, distressed hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, granite counters, lavish custom baths and spectacular views from almost all rooms. $1,599,000

GOLF-COURSE VIEW Monarch Beach, California Custom-designed, one-story, 3-bedroom and 2.5-bath luxury home in the gated ocean-close community of Monarch Beach with golf-course views of the nearby Links Golf Course. The home features vaulted ceilings, formal living and dining rooms, a cozy family room, 3 fireplaces, laundry room, large lot with room for a pool and a 3-car garage. This home is next to a large, greenbelt area on a cul-de-sac street. $1,299,000


OCEANFRONT WITH STEPS TO BEACH Monarch Beach, California On the oceanfront with steps to beach, this spacious split-level home features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a family room, formal living and dining rooms, a game room, library, a 2-room master suite with a sitting room, fireplace and deck, patio areas with a built-in barbecue plus an oversized spa and a large 3-car garage. This home is located on a gated, oceanfront street within the 24-hour gated community of Niguel Shores, next to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and the Links Golf Course. $7,495,000

STUNNING DESIGN BY THE SEA Monarch Beach, California Live very near the oceanfront with breathtaking ocean and sunset views in this newly built, Contemporary, 4-bedroom and 5.5-bath custom home on a premium lot in the 24-hour gated oceanfront community of Niguel Shores. This home features the finest materials throughout and a spacious one-story design with a media room, pool and spa. Special features include dramatic disappearing walls of glass to capture the endless ocean views and the beauty of the rich architectural detail. $5,995,000

SEASIDE SPLENDOR Monarch Beach, California Located in the 24-hour gated oceanfront community of Niguel Shores next to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and the Links Golf Course, this sprawling, 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath, one-story, custom home features ocean and Catalina Island views, a spacious living room with fireplace, a cozy family room and high ceilings. The home has been remodeled throughout with views from most rooms. Enjoy the beach and your own custom-built spa, plus a lovely patio, yard areas and a 3-car garage, or stroll to the clubhouse with tennis, a pool, parks, greenbelt walkways and more. $3,499,000

Connie McKibban Luxury Properties Specialist 2 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Suite 201 Monarch Beach, CA 92629 949.234.5660 www.sellinghomesalongthecoast.com


ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE! La Jolla, California Meticulously designed by renowned architect Wallace Cunningham, this distinctive Contemporary residence features walls of glass that accentuate panoramic white-water ocean, La Jolla Shores and sunset views. Exuding sophistication and special comfort, the floor plan consists of 5 bedroom suites, 5 full baths plus 2 powder rooms, limestone flooring, a 4-car garage, generous living areas, an outdoor living room and a dramatic use of glass, steel and stone throughout. The privately situated master retreat boasts a spacious view deck, an office and a stunning bath with an exercise area and steam shower. Floor-to-ceiling paneled glass doors open seamlessly onto the expansive patio offering a vanishing-edge pool and spa with vibrant 16-color lighting, a built-in barbecue and a fire pit. Prepare to be wowed! Offered at $12,400,000.


OCEANFRONT MASTERPIECE! La Jolla, California

MAGNIFICENT OCEANFRONT HOME! La Jolla, California

Amazing oceanfront home with a blend of Old World and contemporary styling! Architecturally stunning with exotic woods, stone flooring and Venetian plaster walls. Features include 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, chef’s kitchen, guest suite with separate entrance, a fabulous sit-down bar and inside/outside spaces for entertaining! Enjoy the elegant “resistance” pool and spa waterfalls, set in a stone lanai. Panoramic views of San Diego’s north and south coastlines. Awesome home and location! $9,970,000.

A gated courtyard introduces you to this grand Contemporary home and its gorgeous, expansive grounds with a private pool and spa. This home was designed to prominently display the panoramic white-water ocean, city and sunset views. The cook’s kitchen features black granite counters and an abundance of elegant cabinetry. Extraordinary ocean views bedazzle from the master retreat! Two bedroom suites are conveniently located on the entry level. The home provides an integrated “smart home” technology system. $7,998,000.

BALI COMES TO LA JOLLA! La Jolla, California

SINGLE-LEVEL ESTATE! La Jolla, California

Built new in 2009, this gorgeous property is not just a Balinese dream…it truly has its reality in Bali. For example, the reclaimed teak flooring throughout is imported from Bali. Large ocean-view decks, grounds with lush tropical landscaping and the heated saltwater pool and spa all reinforce the illusion of a tropical paradise! Included are 6-plus bedrooms, 7-plus baths, an elevator and a yoga studio with sauna and steam shower. The kitchen is a magnificent combination of elements! And, what a wine cellar! $9,750,000 - $10,750,876.

A beautifully appointed residence situated on almost an acre of useable grounds! Gated and walled for privacy, the expansive front yard features a grand, circular drive. The sprawling, single-level floor plan consists of 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths plus a powder room, vaulted beam ceilings, elegant hardwood and stone flooring, an exercise room with steam shower, and a 4-car garage. The spacious master retreat includes a spa tub and separate shower. The tranquil backyard offers manicured lawns, a pool and a sport court. $3,700,000 - $4,250,876.

Maxine & Marti Gellens #1 Team in San Diego County / #5 Team in the Nation, 2008 Prudential California Realty 1299 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037 Office: 858.551.6630 / Fax: 858.551.4898 Virtual Tour: www.gellens.com


Street of Dreams Kent Washington Enjoy gracious living and entertaining on 5 beautiful acres. “Street of Dreams� only begins to describe the quality throughout this stunning home. It features majestic 12-foot ceilings, a grand entry, extensive slab granite, cherry cabinets, hardwood floors, travertine marble and stainless steel. For more pictures and information, visit marysaucier.com. $950,000

Mary Saucier 888.639.8608 www.marysaucier.com mary@marysaucier.com

Lakefront Luxury Covington Washington This spacious and elegant Northwest beauty offers incomparable livability and enjoyment of its serene lakefront lot. The finest materials and craftsmanship were used throughout the 5,450-square-foot, 4bedroom home. Featuring abundant views, a designer kitchen, 4 decks, a media room, an office and every amenity, the property is just 40 minutes from Seattle. For a virtual tour, visit www.SouthSeattleRealty.com. $1,329,000

Heather McCurdy 253.653.3668 www.SouthSeattleRealty.com heathermccurdy@pnwrealty.com

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Prudential Fine Homes International  

Spring 2010

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