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CONTENTS PROPERTY INDEX U N I T E D S TAT E S 4 7 T h e P r e v i e w s Pe r s p e c t i v e of the Southeaster n Reg ion 48 Florida 54 Georgia 57 Te x a s 6 0 T h e P r e v i e w s Pe r s p e c t i v e of the Easter n Seaboard Reg ion 61 District of Columbia 61 Mar yland 67 Ne w Je r s e y 75 Ne w Yo r k 81 Pe n n s y l v a n i a 62 Vi r g i n i a O N T H E C OV E R : PAG E 9



8 4 T h e P r e v i e w s Pe r s p e c t i v e o f t h e No r t h e a s t e r n R e g i o n 91 Connecticut 89 Maine 85 Massachusetts 85 Ne w H a m p s h i r e 92 Ne w Yo r k 90 Rhode Island

Tea for two, tango for 20 or “the gang’s all here.” Whate ver is on the menu, luxur y homes today are up to the task. 9

M A K I N G YO U F E E L A B OV E I T A L L O n a L o s A n g e l e s s t r e e t o f B e a t l e s f a m e , 1 5 2 5 B l u e Ja y

9 5 T h e P r e v i e w s Pe r s p e c t i v e of the Central Reg ion 101 Illinois 96 Minnesota 104 Missouri 99 Ohio

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E M B R AC I N G T H E S E A S O N S This Minnesota home celebrates the seasons — even the s t a t e ’s n o t o r i o u s l y h a r s h w i n t e r s .


T I M E T R AV E L An historic Baltimore manor is brought into the 21st c e n t u r y b y i t s Re a l t o r / o w n e r.


‘ O N LY F U N P E O P L E S H O U L D A P P LY ’ A Mo r o c c a n - i n s p i r e d At h e r t o n , C a l i f . , h o m e i s a n e n t e r t a i n e r ’s d r e a m .


COMING HOME Na m e d f o r a n a r e a o f s a f e h a r b o r i n t h e F a r E a s t , J a v a He a d s i t s a t o p M i a m i - D a d e C o u n t y.


DESIGNED FOR THOSE ZEN MOMENTS I n G r e e nw i c h , C o n n . , Eu r o p e a n i n f l u e n c e s g i v e L a u r e l Hill a sense of enlightenment.

1 0 7 T h e Pr e v i e w s Pe r s p e c t i ve o f t h e We s t e r n R e g i o n 116 California 110 Colorado 108 H aw a i i 113 Ut a h 1 2 3 T h e Pr e v i e w s Pe r s p e c t i ve o f t h e S o u t hw e s t e r n R e g i o n 124 Arizona 127 California I N T E R NAT I O NA L 29 Aruba 24 Au s t r a l i a 31 Bahamas 27 Bermuda 28 B r i t i s h Vi r g i n I s l a n d s 30 D o m i n i c a n Re p u b l i c 32 Costa Rica 35 Ireland 38 Italy 41 Me x i c o 29 Ne v i s 29 St. Mar tin 31 Tu r k s & C a i c o s 44 Un i t e d A r a b E m i r a t e s 28 Un i t e d S t a t e s Vi r g i n I s l a n d s

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Ready for Anything Large open spaces that flow into each other are the hallmark of homes designed for entertaining. The challenge is taming those wide open spaces. Here a seating grouping, billiards table and area for games tame a large great room.


that Entertain Tea for two, tango for 20 or “the gang’s all here.” Whatever is on the menu, luxury homes today are up to the task. By Camilla McLaughlin IN CASE YOU’VE FORGOTTEN what entertaining used to be like, take a gander at AMC’s television show, “Mad Men,” where cocktail parties and dinners all take place in living and dining rooms. In the current day, martinis

might still be the drink of choice, but the setting is likely to be any one of a number of spaces: kitchen, great room, living room, study or library, game room, terrace or patio, or a combination of these. Even garages and mas-



Making Room Outdoors Indoors and out, creating areas where guests want to linger is an important feature of homes designed for entertaining. Here, a folly is contracted at the end of the pool to contain the space and enhance the feeling of being an outdoor room. The mosaic in the center of the pool brings an unexpected flourish as an Oriental carpet does to a room.



The Classic Diner Spaces that bring the family together are important to upscale owners. Few can resist a burger and milkshake in an authentic diner, straight from the 1950s. Can the Fonz be far behind?

kitchen/great room combination — sometimes completely open, sometimes with a seamless transition from one to the other — continues to be the hub for everything but the most formal entertaining. “Our clients want to be able to create that spur-of-the-moment gath-


ter bedrooms are not off limits. “Homes used to be much more compartmentalized. Today, the kitchen opens to the great room and the great room opens to the dining room,” says Jade Mills with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Beverly Hills. “The spaces seem so much larger because you don’t have the walls. People love that loft feeling.” Probably one of the most important characteristics of homes today is flexibility. For upscale properties that means spaces that accommodate intimate gatherings as well as large-scale events, easily transitioning from informal to lavish. How one plans to use the property, especially preferences for entertaining, affect almost every aspect of a home’s design, says Joe St. Jean, chief architect at Scholz Design in Toledo, Ohio. Quite often, owners have very different priorities for each home. One property might be casual; another more formal. Almost all are geared toward gathering family and friends. Even the entry is important because it sets the tone, says St. Jean. The progression, from the gate up the driveway to a porch or portico and to the house itself, broadcasts the owner’s personality before guests even set foot inside. From an architect’s perspective, circulation — ensuring an ease of movement and natural flow between spaces — is a primary consideration. As outdoor living becomes even more closely woven into the way a home functions, the flow from inside to exterior living areas, both visually and physically, will be even more important. In the “Mad Men” era, there was a definite division between public and private spaces. That line has almost disappeared today. A


Indoor Fun For Everyone Rock outcroppings, waterfalls and tropical greenery turn an indoor pool, above, into a tropical oasis for kids of all ages. A luxurious bar always invites a good conversation and is also a wonderful place to display a collection of wines or — in this instance — liqueurs.

ering to watch a game or movie or perhaps have a pasta bar set up in the kitchen for more formal entertaining,” says Gena Barber, an interior designer with Scholz Design. Cooking itself has become a focus for entertaining. “To cook while your company is visiting as opposed to preparing ahead of time and simply serving dinner out of thin air [a la ‘Mad Men’] is now in vogue. Drinking wine and gathering around the island while Mrs. Smith (or a professional chef) explains how that Thai peanut sauce is made” is very much in vogue, explains Jennifer Gilmer, owner of Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath in Chevy Chase, Md. What makes these wide-open spaces function so effectively are well-planned interiors. Designers tame huge areas such as great rooms with an overlay of details and textures. Focal points such as fireplaces and big-screen televisions as well as seating areas define specific enclaves inviting people to linger. Well-planned kitchens might have several different seating areas, including casual dining, around an island and on an adjacent patio. Increasingly, consumers want activity areas near the kitchen. For architects, that means great rooms as an alternative to having a home theater on another floor. Owners “don’t always want to be sequestered on another level to watch a movie,” says Gena Barber, an interior designer at Scholz Design, adding, “Look for more blackout shades in great rooms.” In spite of a trend toward smaller homes, catering kitchens are still an important feature in luxury homes. People might want a show kitchen where they can entertain and everyone can sit around the

island, but they also want to have a second kitchen where much of the real work is being done out of sight. It has to be functional but not necessarily huge. Like other luxury amenities, St. Jean sees the catering kitchen concept trickle down to other price brackets where it’s reiterated as a large or small butler’s pantry. Dining rooms are still a “must have,” even if they are only used for holiday dinners. “People are decorating them beautifully but I am not hearing that they are using them,” says Lisa Davidson, owner of LMD Interior Design in Portland, Ore. More often than not, they are set up for a buffet, says Tamara Tennant, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., interior designer. Barber sometimes finishes a dining room with a library look if she knows the room might do double duty at some point as an office. Depending on the region of the country, bars are either very popular or something designers are taking out of homes. On the other hand, it seems there can’t be too many places to display and enjoy wine. Quite often, a luxurious bar with drawer dishwasher and refrigerator will replace a tasting room, particularly if the cellar isn’t on the main floor. Larger, more expensive homes might have multiple areas for wine storage with space carved out on the main floor for a temperature-controlled display area in a grotto or nook. Or there might simply be a wine cooler in a butler’s pantry. Nationally, living rooms are on the decline but many upscale owners still want these more formal spaces, often for large-scale entertaining and charity events. A good example is a St. Jean home that won a “Best in American Living” award at the 2010 International Builder’s Show. The living room can accommodate as many as 100 guests, as it



Built-in Flexibility The ability to graciously accommodate intimate groups as well as large-scale events has been traditionally an important feature of luxury homes. Flexible furniture groupings as well as excellent acoustics make this room ready for any event, even a musical ensemble.

did recently for a fundraiser for the Pittsburgh Symphony, which included musical performances by the orchestra. Here the acoustics of the space were as important as the ability to move furnishings so




The Game of Kings Upscale homes incorporate myriad ways to gather family and friends. Bowling alleys are not uncommon.

seating could be arranged for such a large number. A pool or billiards table creates an instant gathering spot, whether it’s in a great room or a game room. Bonus rooms and game rooms are often used for entertaining (of children as well as adults) as much as for family. Often these spaces will have a miniature kitchen with a beverage area, drawer refrigerator and dishwasher. Beyond these basics, entertaining options can be as diverse as an owner’s bank account and interests allow. A reproduction of a soda or ice cream shop, a room with a stage designed for performances and karaoke, discos, bowling alleys and indoor sport courts are not a rarity in upscale homes. Observation towers and decks with a telescope are also another place where an owner might gather guests for afterdinner drinks and a little star gazing. Collections create another opportunity for entertaining spaces. A classic example might be a garage with a car collection or even simply a one-of-a-kind vintage model. Often, owners have a seating area where aficionados can admire the collection and trade stories. Multi-room offices frequently include room for informal meetings, often with seating in front of a fireplace and a bar or small kitchen that includes a refrigerator and drawer dishwasher. Libraries and studies are also ideal for tea or to cozy up with a friend. Ultimately, the real impetus behind these changes in entertaining is a shift in consumer values that places a premium on the experience a property delivers, most especially gathering friends and family. Which, in the end, really does make home the place where the heart is.

Making You Feel Above It All

On a street of Beatles fame, 1525 Blue Jay Way artfully transports its occupants to a whole different world. By Camilla McLaughlin


AS ARCHITECTURE. Usually labels affixed to exceptional homes are little more than jargon, but nothing could better characterize 1525 Blue Jay Way. From every perspective, each space is a perfectly framed tableau of shapes, lines, textures and color. Each also captures an everchanging panorama of clouds, sky and multi-million dollar views of downtown Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific. Not only does this property exemplify “art as architecture,” it could just as easily be dubbed “art you can enjoy,” since it invites you to sit down, tune in to the peaceful vibe and enjoy the surroundings. Equally rare is the setting. The famous bird streets in the Hollywood Hills are one of LA’s prime addresses and the magnificent views make Blue Jay Way even more desirable, which explains why so many A-list stars claim this address. The street is also legendary because George Harrison of the Beatles wrote a song about it that was included in the Magical Mystery Tour album.

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Warm and Toasty The architecture turns every perspective of this home into an artful tableau. Here, a view of the master suite from the patio unfolds as an overlay of warm wood tones and textures merge indoor and outdoor spaces.

With a sturdy, unassuming façade on the streetside, this home assures privacy while delivering a carefree lifestyle with two master suites (one with a separate entrance) and two or three other en-suite bedrooms. Along with the bedrooms, each bath has a unique design aesthetic. Almost every facet of this home, including the kitchen, is a work of art in its own way. Creating extensive outdoor living spaces that meld with interiors and take advantage of the views was important for owner Mike Dobson. Architects Rudy Alegre and Dan Larkin delivered with patios and terraces hugging each of the building’s four levels as well as a rooftop terrace. A dramatic pool that seems to drop off the edge tricks you into thinking that just possibly you might be on the waterfront. Radiant heat suppleWith a sturdy, unassuming façade on the streetside, this home assures mented with built-in infrared heaters keep outdoor privacy while delivering a carefree lifestyle with two master suites (one with a living areas, especially the lanai off the master bedseparate entrance) and two or three other en-suite bedrooms. room, toasty during LA’s coldest evenings. You might be in the center of Hollywood, but this home makes you feel “you are above it all, wrapped in cloudless skies and forests of green,” observes interior designer Lori Dennis.

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Fitting In Unlike many open designs, this kitchen blends perfectly into the overall aesthetic of the home. Valcucine cabinets and energyefficient appliances combine beauty and energy efficiency, giving the space an almost sculptural feeling.

With such a magnificent setting, Dennis says, “it only made sense to pay homage to the nature surrounding this home and approach it with an eco-friendly arsenal of design strategies and materials.� Dennis lessened the impact of the floor-to-ceiling windows that wrap around much of the home with LOW e3 glass and integrated automation that lowers sunscreen shades when the sun is strongest, turns off lights in vacant rooms, kills electricity when electronics are in sleep mode and regulates irrigation. Massive stone floors act as a heat sink during the day, releasing warmth in the cool of the evening. Most of the furnishings are made of organic materials as well as reclaimed wood from dismantled structures. Jade Mills is listing the home for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Beverly Hills for $13.9 million. What makes it so exceptional, according to Mills, is the combination of such exceptional features in such a stellar location. Opportunities like this are rare in LA, she says. Contact Jade Mills, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 310.285.7508,

Massive stone floors act as a heat sink during the day, releasing warmth in the cool of the evening. Most of the furnishings are made of organic materials as well as reclaimed wood from dismantled structures.

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Inspired by Picasso The inviting living room is a gracious and spacious place to welcome guests. An impressive Fortini Italian silk light fixture majestically lights the space, showing off the gorgeous Loon Lake stone fireplace, custom stained-glass windows and knotty alder beamed ceilings. Picasso was the inspiration for the metal fireplace sculpture and handcrafted metal spiral columns between the living room and kitchen.

Embracing the Seasons This Minnesota home celebrates the seasons — even the state’s notoriously harsh winters.

By Roger Grody IN MINNESOTA, SUCCESSFUL DESIGN INVOLVES integrating a serene, lake-speckled countryside while protecting residents from severe winter conditions. A distinctive estate in Stillwater has achieved that delicate balance. Located on the northeast edge of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Stillwater hugs the scenic St. Croix River that forms the border with Wisconsin. Statehood was conceived here at a territorial convention in 1848, and Stillwater remains a testament to the charms of small-town Minnesota. The home at 12137 Quail Avenue North was constructed in 2008 on 3.5 wooded acres and awaits its first owners after serving as

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a model at the exclusive Hunters Ridge development. Offered at $1.975 million, the four-bedroom, five-bath house complements, rather than conquers, Minnesota’s seductive but unforgiving environment. “We wanted to connect the house to the land,” says Steve May, president of Classic Home Design, the builder that showcased the property in “Midwest Home” magazine’s 2008 Luxury Home Tour. The site, buffered by 150-year-old oak and cedar trees, captures views 20 miles down the St. Croix Valley. “It has a very open, flowing floor plan filled with stone, wood and metal finishes,” reports May. “The house has all the comforts to get you through our long winters,

Pull Up A Chair The kitchen features custom distressed and glazed cabinetry with custom-crafted metal inserts. The awesome island is topped with gorgeous, highly rare granite called “Golden Lightning.” Handblown artisan glass pendants accentuate the space. Two sinks, a walk-in pantry, topof-the-line appliances and state-of-the-art features put guests and any chef at ease.

but is not the least bit ostentatious,” he says. In fact, considering its 6,672 square feet of living space, the home conveys unexpected warmth and intimacy. “With its generous windows and natural materials, it’s a house that truly embraces the seasons,” states listing agent Terri Brine of Coldwell Banker Burnet, who adds, “The views are spectacular in both summer and winter.” The stately façade, suggesting a Prairie School influence, is clad in a taupe-hued Loon Lake stone, one of the ways May achieved a connection to the land. He brought the stone inside to cover a wall in the great room, a soaring space where floor-to-ceiling windows frame valley vistas. This room is bordered by a pair of graceful columns handcrafted by noted Minnesota sculptor Jeff Kreitz. These unique expressions of polished, brushed aluminum complement the artist’s Picasso-inspired abstract sculpture mounted above the prominent fireplace. “Creating the delicate curves in these decorative columns was quite labor-intensive,” reports Kreitz, whose custom-designed metalwork is found throughout the house. The adjoining kitchen fea-

tures knotty alder wood cabinetry and exotic Australian spotted gum wood flooring, but all eyes are drawn to luxurious slabs of “Golden Lightning” granite, a rare green-tinted stone layered over the backsplash, countertops and formidable island. Another room that reflects the complex relationship between indoors and out is the clubby office, whose walls and ceiling are clad in richly glazed, distressed knotty alder. Bolivian rosewood lies underfoot and a touch of stained glass adds color to generously proportioned windows. “The home’s extensive use of stone, wood and metal provides a rather masculine design, but the inclusion of softer textures [e.g. leather panels inlaid into the office walls, a silk-wrapped Italian chandelier in the great room] appeals to women as well,” notes May. The slightly more feminine master suite includes a bath featuring hand-blown glass lighting and a veritable quarry of opulent marble. On the lower level (accessed by a stunning wood-and-slate staircase) is an elaborate media room, a welcome indulgence on frigid nights. Warmed by a stone fireplace, it features a 5-by-8-foot screen while giant handcrafted metal film reels, under-lit for true Hollywood effect, are mounted on the ceiling. The centerpiece of the downstairs entertainment center is a spectacular hexagonal bar sheathed in “Cosmos” granite, yet another attempt by May to introduce a diversity of intriguing materials. Nearby, a wall of water — a tribute to Minnesota’s great outdoors — cascades over the same exquisite stone. Contact Terri Brine, Coldwell Banker Burnet, 651.430.7754

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Time Travel An historic manor is brought into the 21st century. By Jennifer Martin

WHEN KAREN HUBBLE BISBEE AND HER HUSBAND Stephen purchased their Baltimore manor, Overleigh, they were awed by its many charming features dating from its construction in the 1880s: 22-inchthick granite walls. A well house in the garden. A butler’s pantry and staircase built for the household servants. Hubble Bisbee, a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Hubble Bisbee Group, appreciates the finer details of a historic home. So she and her husband rolled up their sleeves and restored hundreds of fixtures and finishings. They added new weights and copper chains to the historic windows, repolished every brass door hinge and window lock, had the wainscoting and crown molding refinished and placed Victorian transoms over every doorway. But they didn’t stop there. “This home was so beautiful and has been preserved very carefully,” Hubble Bisbee said. “But there were some aspects of it that were outdated. We replaced the load-bearing kitchen walls with a steel frame, but then we installed a coffered ceiling to mask the steel. We installed heart pine kitchen flooring from timbers that had been submerged in the Mississippi River for 100 years. We also opened up the kitchen

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from several small rooms into one large room. The result was a spacious, warm, welcoming room where everyone feels comfortable to eat or have a cozy chat.” The home was originally owned by William Kennedy Cromwell, a prominent local businessman. “On this street, there was a famous hotel and a lake, and this area became an upscale summer destination before the turn of the century,” Hubble Bisbee said. “So the house started out as a summer residence for Mr. Cromwell and his family. But in 1922, they built a major addition to it, and it became a year-round residence.” Besides the Cromwells, only one local family owned the house before Hubble Bisbee and her husband purchased it in 2004. They have carefully preserved historic features, such as a stone-walled English border garden, while also upgrading the house to include state-of-the-art technology, including an integrated whole-home sound and media system. Spanning six bedrooms, six bathrooms, two half-baths and four stories, the house offers spacious areas for living, dining and entertaining. The exterior is accented with flagstone walkways, covered

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porches and porte-cocheres, Tuscan columns and gated staircases. The professionally maintained landscaping is a kaleidoscope of specimen trees, including boxwood, yew, dogwood, Japanese maple and magnolia, as well as perennial gardens and sweeping lawns. Hubble Bisbee’s daughter, now a freshman in college, joined a long roster of Baltimore-area girls who attended The Bryn Mawr School, a private college preparatory institution. Her daughter had an upstairs suite of five rooms with an independent sound and television system. “It was a favorite place for sleepovers and class parties,” Hubble Bisbee said. “This house has been filled with kids and dogs over the years.” With their daughter away at school, she and her husband have decided to move on to the next adventure. “We hope the next family who gets this house has as wonderful an experience in it as we have,” Hubble Bisbee said. Contact Karen Hubble Bisbee, Hubble Bisbee Real Estate Group Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 410.667.5610,

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‘Only Fun People Should Apply’

A Moroccan-inspired Atherton, Calif., home is an entertainer’s dream. By Kimberly Turner

HOSTING EVERYTHING from intimate din-

original creations, the floors, window style, mold-

ners to outdoor concerts, 311 Stockbridge Avenue,

ing and four wood-burning fireplaces (no longer

in Atherton, Calif., is truly a rare gem. Tracing its

built in California), are still apparent in the house,

roots back to 1919, the Spanish-Mediterranean-

giving it an Old World feel and a unique and ever-

style home mixes old and new, combining

lasting quality.

history and technology into a family setting fit

Ownership changed in the 1940s to the

for the entertainment of hundreds. With only

Turcks, who used the house to race and train

four owners in its entire existence, the home still

champion horses. The Pelayos bought it in the

holds some history in its walls.

1950s to raise their 10 children, leaving it virtu-

As one of Atherton’s five founders and

ally untouched. The Roizens then purchased the

president of Bonestell Paper Company, Cutler

home in 1992, looking to do some needed reno-

Bonestell, a son of a California 49er, originally


purchased the property. According to Heidi

“It did need some love and care because it

Roizen, current owner of the home, Bonestell’s

hadn't been maintained in years,” Roizen said.

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Moroccan Flair At far left, the Moroccan-themed Kasbah features chairs made from leather that once served as saddle bags for use on horseback or camelback. At left, the 22-foot-high, two-story central hall connects the first-story living spaces and provides access to a rear terrace with views of the patio and pavilion.

“We felt it was important to bring electrical and plumbing up to standards, especially to make sure there would be plenty of power for special events.” Despite the wear and tear, the Roizens had no reservations about purchasing 311 Stockbridge. “When we walked in the house, we saw the great room. And all I had to see was that one room,” said Roizen. The great room, a 22-foot ceiling central room, is the “wow” room. Opening to a rear terrace with views of the patio and pavilion, the great room provides a stunning presence.

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Throughout the home, elaborate, plasterwork mantelpieces, Palladian windows, and a brilliant stained-glass window dwell, reflecting

ing at night, the Kasbah also includes a full kitchen and bar, three baths, a gym and a nightclub on the lower level.

a unique craftsmanship and attention to detail. A chef’s kitchen resides

“We do live in a residential area so we installed triple-pane air-

within the house, along with coordinating maple cabinetry, granite

port glass in the nightclub,” said Roizen. “This way we can play our music

countertops and limestone floors. Add to that six bedrooms, seven baths,

as loud as we want and our neighbors can sleep at night.”

a formal dining room, study, sunroom and a master suite with breathtaking views from four large, light sash windows.

The secret tunnel connects a basement room in the main house to the lower story of the Kasbah, and can come in handy for smuggling

The grounds are embellished with a pool, Jacuzzi and an out-

in performing acts. The house has attracted many famous visitors such

door kitchen. Older features such as the double-door iron gates,

as Thomas Dolby, Martha Stewart and Bill Gates, all of whom have signed

columns and arch-shaped stone bench were restored. “It was like an

a painted bookcase in the living room, The Bookcase Trompe l’oeil.

architectural dig finding these pieces fallen over and in the weeds,” said Roizen. Besides fixing up the main house, the Roizens built a Moroccan-

As Hugh Cornish from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage lists the Roizen’s house for $7.495 million, the owners search for someone who can have just as much fun as they did in loving it.

themed music and entertainment complex, adjacent to the main house.

“I have bittersweet feelings of moving on,” said Roizen. “The per-

Working with designer Barry Johnson, the Roizens completed the

fect buyer for this house would be one that can carry on the tradition

Kasbah in 2003. With its dark and warm colors and glowing dome ceil-

of fun. Only fun people should apply.”

Contact Hugh Cornish, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 650.566.5353,

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Coming Home Named for an area of safe harbor in the Far East, Java Head sits atop Miami-Dade County.

By Ken Weingartner

WHEN SALLYE JUDE FIRST SAW JAVA HEAD, she was awed by its size. Over the next 45 years, she and her husband, Dr. James Jude, raised seven children in the historic Coral Gables estate. Awe was replaced by the warmth of home. “We’ve really enjoyed this house,” says Mrs. Jude. “The first time I saw the house, I was awed; that’s the right word. On the first look, it doesn’t seem like an intimate space at all. But once you spend time here, the smaller and more intimate it becomes. It has such wonderful, unique features and is very, very special.”

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The Judes are the second owners of Java Head. The 22-room estate was built in 1936 for food-and-drink writer Charles Baker Jr. and his wife, Pauline. Designed by architect James Smith to convey a sense of adventure, it was constructed on the highest elevation of land (22 feet above sea level) in Miami-Dade County. The home’s name comes from the western end of the island of Java in Indonesia. The Bakers, who owned a 72-foot ketch called Mata Hari, sailed around the world and were fond of the Far East. “Java Head was a spot that sailors, when they reached that point, felt as though they had traveled the treacherous waters and were in safe harbor. The Bakers liked that,” says Mrs. Jude. “It’s become a symbol of safety and coming home.” The estate, which is listed by Jill Eber and Jill Hertzberg and colisted by Felise Eber, a member of The Jills’ team, for $13.9 million, sits on nearly 4 acres and features 12,000 square feet of space, incorporating characteristics of Art Moderne and early Art Deco design. There are seven bedrooms, including a master bedroom with his-and-her baths, five and one-half bathrooms, a living room with a 23-foot-high cathedral ceiling, a library, study and an oak-railed grand staircase. The house also includes a basement, which is a rarity in South Florida. “Smith was very creative in some of the things he did,” says Mrs. Jude. “He used polished dyed keystone for the floors and bathroom walls. The molding and woodwork trim are very special. We have a lot more wood than many houses in South Florida. The house is really built so it takes advantage of the southeast winds that prevail here.”

Baker wrote several books about food and travel and also penned food-and-drink columns for magazines including Town and Country, Esquire and Gourmet. It is no surprise then that the dining room is Java Head’s most notable area. The room features a mural inspired by the adventure novel “Anthony Adverse,” written by Baker’s friend Hervey Allen, who was a professor at the University of Miami. The book later was turned into a multiple Oscar-winning film starring Fredric March and Olivia de Havilland. “The one room that people ‘ooh’ and ‘aah’ over is our dining room,” says Mrs. Jude. “It has the feeling of an old sailing ship and the mural has stood up extremely well over time. It’s a very colorful story. It is outstanding.” Java Head’s grounds include Banyan trees, gardens, a pool and pool house, tennis courts, and approximately 125 feet of protected boat slip cut from coral rock. In 1988, the house was designated by the City of Coral Gables as a historic landmark. Photographs can’t completely convey the splendor of Java Head and its acres of nature in all its glory. One must see it to really feel it. “There are moon gates at either end of our loggia and they have the signs of the Zodiac on them,” says Mrs. Jude. “They’re supposed to be good fortune to those who dwell here. “I think they have been.” Contact Jill Eber, Jill Hertzberg or Felise Eber — The Jills® 305.341.7447,, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate

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Designed for Those Zen Moments In Greenwich, Conn., European influences give Laurel Hill a sense of enlightenment. By Ken Weingartner


“All of the places I loved in Europe were indoor-out-

thought to herself: Why can’t I live like this at home? So

door homes with courtyards,” says Rinfret. “I love the sensi-

Rinfret did what came naturally — she designed her own

bility of that, so we tried to recreate that here. We were trying

European-influenced estate. It was a labor of love, taking

to give it just a suggestion of a relaxed European house. Every-

two years to plan and another two years to build. The result

body who comes to the house feels like they’re in a different

was Laurel Hill.

place. They feel like they’re on vacation. It feels like it belongs

The home is located on 5.24 park-like acres that back

in Connecticut, but it doesn’t feel like it is Connecticut.”

up to thousands of acres of conserved land in Greenwich,

Rinfret’s favorite part of the home is not actually with-

Conn. Laurel Hill combines indoor and outdoor luxuries with

in the walls. The estate features an outdoor living room with

understated elegance to create a warm and engaging envi-

fireplace, a Koi pond, a bocce court, garden mazes and herb

ronment for family and friends.

and perennial gardens.

A renowned interior designer whose clients include

“You come out here, you bring a blanket, you light the

Tommy Hilfiger and Regis Philbin as well as other luminar-

fire and it creates an experience,” says Rinfret. “It’s my Zen

ies, Rinfret worked with architect Jack Arnold to develop

moment place. There’s something very wonderful about it.”

Laurel Hill. The home, marketed exclusively by Kathryn Clauss

There also is an outdoor kitchen with wood-burning

and Joanne Mancuso of Coldwell Banker Residential Bro-

stove and dining area, which flows seamlessly to the indoor

kerage, was completed five years ago and is being offered for

grand kitchen and family room. The areas are perfect for any-

$14.5 million.

thing from formal entertaining to pizza parties.

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“I love that part of the house because it works so well for real life,” says Rinfret. “It’s really interactive.” Making the home work for real life was important to Rinfret, who has two college-age children. “The house craves activity,” says Rinfret. “The house is

and really simple curtains,” says Rinfret. “The architecture is

meant to have children and dogs and people. It’s not a house

so strong in the house that it doesn’t need to be overdressed.

where you’re afraid to go into the living room and live your

This house stands on its own.”

life. I wanted a house where you could go into every room and put your feet up and feel relaxed. This house is very conducive to having a great time.

There also are a number of eclectic touches, such as a hidden staircase behind one of the bookcases in the library. “I tried to incorporate things from my life that always

“It’s formal without being formal. It’s casual formal.”

intrigued me,” says Rinfret. “The details are incredibly

The 14,000-square-feet home includes six bedrooms,

unique. Every time people come to the house they find

including a master suite with a 20-foot-high vaulted ceiling, a home theater, tap room, billiards room, limestone and oak floors, oak-beamed ceilings and handcrafted marble and tile

something different. “The house really has life to it. It’s not just a showplace. It’s pretty special.”

finishes. “It’s a combination of textures — having something formal and then downplaying it, like having big Tuscan beams

Contact Kathryn Clauss or Joanne Mancuso Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, 203.622.1100

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AVOCA, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—“Cloudlands” is a stunning Georgian-style residence with commanding 360-degree views over Fitzroy Falls Lake. Set on an unrivaled 94 acres of grazing country, this exceptional home of 15,000-plus square feet suits the most discerning buyer. Enter the home via a grand foyer with sweeping staircase and enjoy the interior’s many outstanding features. The large kitchen offers marble benchtops, and Gaggenau and Miele appliances. There are 5 enormous bedrooms, all en suite. The luxurious master suite has a 2-way bathroom, walk-in robes/closets, an open fireplace and a Juliet balcony. Vast living areas include a charming formal lounge room with sandstone open fireplace, spacious family room incorporating dining and casual living space, a full-size billiards room, a courtyard and wide verandas. A 5-car garage, cellar, storeroom/gym, internal elevator, large office with separate entry, 3-bedroom farm cottage with pool and tennis court, a barn, machinery shed, stockyards, numerous pastured paddocks and spring-fed water add to the grandeur of this property, just 1-hour’s drive from Sydney. Offered at $7,900,000 AU. KEVIN WHELAN, COLDWELL BANKER DOUBLE BAY Cell: + 61.406.817.233

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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA—Live in the lap of luxury in this state-of-the-art, 3-bedroom, 3-level apartment overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Surfer’s Paradise on Australia’s East Coast. Located in the “Jade” Building, one of the Gold Coast’s most sought-after, absolute beachfront addresses, this modern apartment showcases an expansive, open living area leading to a private garden, outdoor spa and entertainment sanctuary with private access to the beach and pool. All 3 bedrooms are en suite, there are 2 entertainment/living areas and the master suite contains a huge, free-standing circular spa bath. The elevators provide direct access to the apartment as well as private access via the basement 2-car garage. The interior is finished with Italian limestone floors, Morato marble, limed walnut used for paneling, a C-Bus entertainment system and floor-to-ceiling glass windows to capture the ocean views. Offered at $4,950,000 AU. ALEX CARACO COLDWELL BANKER GC PROPERTY GROUP Tel: +61.408.502100

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SANCTUARY COVE, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA—A Master Builders’ award-winner, this property offers luxury and serenity in Australia’s most-exclusive golf and marine resort in Southeast Queensland. Foreign Nationals approved, the home offers 40 meters of water frontage with spectacular water and mountain views. A casual lifestyle is yours with 8-meter ceilings, and a C-bus system for lighting, temperature, motorized blinds and water features. Additional highlights include an elevator, private office, guest suite, fully equipped media room, gym and 10-car garaging. Enjoy 24/7 land and water security. Offered at $6,900,000 AU. PAUL LEDGERWOOD, LREA DIP LAW COLDWELL BANKER LEDGERWOOD LUXURY HOMES Tel: +61.418.241.109

SOVEREIGN ISLANDS, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA—Perfectly positioned on wide water with views of the hinterland and the river, this resort-inspired residence embraces unique architecture and water features. Five luxurious bedrooms, each with balcony and water views, multiple open living spaces with soaring ceilings and exceptional entertaining areas create a relaxed, luxurious lifestyle. The calm waterfront is perfect for up to a 60-foot motor cruiser, with bridge-free access to the Pacific Ocean. The property is located within a 55-minute drive from Brisbane and is only a one and a quarter-hour flight from Sydney. Offered at $5,800,000 AU. JAMES LEDGERWOOD COLDWELL BANKER LEDGERWOOD LUXURY HOMES Cell: +61.417.927.517

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An exquisite waterfront property located in the heart of Tucker’s Town, Bermuda. For the nautically inclined, Bermudiana’s beautiful private waterfront setting creates a wonderful opportunity to explore the surrounding waters of Castle Harbour and the Atlantic Ocean. Experience magnificent views of Castle Harbour from both the home and generous pool deck. $8,500,000. BRIAN E. MADEIROS COLDWELL BANKER BERMUDA REALTY 441.292.1793, Ext. 251

S ANDY’S P ARISH, B ERMUDA The Parapet is a distinctive historic landmark and represents a phenomenal opportunity for the discerning buyer who is looking to acquire a private and enchanting estate property in Bermuda. Situated on almost 9 acres of naturally manicured grounds of unsurpassed beauty, the main house benefits from sweeping vistas of the surrounding area and the waters of the Great Sound. $9,250,000. BRIAN E. MADEIROS COLDWELL BANKER BERMUDA REALTY 441.292.1793, Ext. 251

T UCKER’S T OWN, B ERMUDA This charming Tucker’s Town property is nestled on a terraced hillside on the first fairway within a short walk of the prestigious Mid Ocean Golf Club. The spacious living room opens onto a large covered verandah with beautiful ocean views. On the opposite side sits a private and sheltered lawn with swimming pool. $7,250,000. KIM A. WEBB COLDWELL BANKER BERMUDA REALTY 441.292.1793, Ext. 210

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THE CARIBBEAN S T. C R O I X , U . S . V. I Serene and gracious living spaces abound in this coastal residence aptly named Seacliff Cove. This splendid island retreat with 7,000 square feet inside and out is situated on 1.11 acres. The spacious great room provides separate living, dining, television and game areas as well as a full wet bar. Architectural detail harkens to the Danish era gone by while contrasting the modern amenities throughout. Enjoy the pool and sea views. MLS# 08-1778. $2,745,000. AMY LAND- DE WILDE COLDWELL BANKER LAND-DE WILDE REALTY 340.718.7000

S T. C R O I X , U . S . V. I Villa Madeleine is a spectacular property where no expense for quality or luxury has been spared in design, materials or furnishings. This magnificent reproduction of a sugar plantation greathouse has been reworked with 21st-century amenities. Drama unfolds in the entry hall and continues through the formal bar, which leads to a spacious gallery and pool area. The location on the crest of the hill allows for rare views of both coasts. MLS# 09-2053. $2,950,000. AMY LAND- DE WILDE COLDWELL BANKER LAND-DE WILDE REALTY 340.718.7000

V I R G I N G O R D A , B . V. I Nestled within majestic boulders on Virgin Gorda’s southern shore lies Raku, a 19-room custom luxury residence on 2 landscaped acres with 240 feet of beachfront. The interior offers 6 bedrooms, custom woodwork, and Andiroba windows/doors and vaulted ceilings. Outside, there is a detached caretaker/guesthouse and ozonated pool. $11,000,000. CHRIS SMITH COLDWELL BANKER BVI 284.495.3000 Cell: 284.340.3000

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THE CARIBBEAN T E R R E S B A S S E S , S T. M A R T I N Beautiful recent villa in a standing area with great presence, stunning sea view, a pool and tropical garden on a 10,000square-meter lot. The interior boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open kitchen and a living room overlooking a large covered terrace. There is also a possibility to build a second villa of 100 square meters. Listing# 154. Priced at 1,050,000 Euros. GERALDINE CICCIONE COLDWELL BANKER ST. MARTIN/ST. MAARTEN REAL ESTATE 599.542.2636 Cell: 00590.690.88.18.65

FIG TREE, NEVIS Approximately 4 acres of rambling gardens enhance this 2,500square-foot house, one of the last multi-acre properties available on Nevis. Fig Tree Lane is an extraordinary house built with a stunning mix of antique cut stone and quality woods and fittings. An immaculate finishing by a gifted decorator makes this home a must-see. A utility garage and 1-bedroom studio apartment are also on the property. $1,550,000 US. HELENE ROBIC COLDWELL BANKER ST. KITTS-NEVIS REALTY LTD. 869.662.1120

O R A N J E S TA D, A RU B A A rare opportunity to own a premier residence in Aruba only minutes from the beach. Built in 2007 on 2,000 square meters, this villa features marble floors, cathedral ceilings, a state-of-the-art Italian kitchen, TV/audio room and office. There are 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths and a palatial outdoor living area dominated by a pool with large sundeck. Includes a 3-car garage, a guesthouse and staff quarters. $1,625,000 US. DICK A. SOUGE COLDWELL BANKER ARUBA REALTY 297.588.7781 Cell: 297.733.0295

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THE CARIBBEAN L AS T ERRENAS, D OMINICAN R EPUBLIC Villa Loma Bonita is a sprawling Mexican contemporary home designed by renowned French architect Jacques Brown. The architecture of the home is of a minimalist concept with very clean lines. Concrete construction makes up the bulk of the approximately 10,000-square-foot home, located in the gated community of Loma Bonita. Enjoy an infinity pool with swim-up bar and more. $3,350,000 US. MATHIAS JAMBOR COLDWELL BANKER COAST TO COAST REAL ESTATE +1.809.240.64.11 Cell: +1.809.781.59.51

L AS T ERRENAS, D OMINICAN R EPUBLIC Villa Coco Loba is a stunning 7-bedroom, 6.5-bath home with an amazing sea view. Enjoy an open kitchen with bar, a dining room opening to a covered terrace, an infinity pool and high quality throughout. There is also a 5-car garage on the plot, set in a secured community 10 minutes from the city center and 5 minutes from the beach. $1,100,000 US. MATHIAS JAMBOR COLDWELL BANKER COAST TO COAST REAL ESTATE +1.809.240.64.11 Cell: +1.809.781.59.51

R IO S AN J UAN, D OMINICAN R EPUBLIC Located on the ocean cliff, this villa has a magnificent ocean view with stairs leading to the ocean. Spacious en-suite bedrooms, panoramic ocean views and balconies enhance this furnished home. There is a master suite, a state-of-theart kitchen, an in-house waterfall and a coral-lined pool with swim-up bar. Located 5 minutes from Playa Grande Beach & Golf Course. MLS# 100161391. PEDRO AYUSO COLDWELL BANKER RIO SAN JUAN +1.809.589.2706 866.491.5846

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THE CARIBBEAN P ARADISE I SLAND, B AHAMAS Finely appointed Ocean Club Residences condominium with breathtaking views from every room. Professionally furnished, the on-site amenities include tropical gardens, a 52-slip marina, family and adults-only pools, a private beach club on one of the most beautiful beaches, a Tom Weiskopfdesigned golf course, and dining and spa services at the One & Only Ocean Club. Internet ref.# 7002. $3,470,000 US. NATASHA VYTHOULKAS COLDWELL BANKER LIGHTBOURN REALTY 242.393.8630

F R E E P O R T, B A H A M A S The Seaview at Princess Isles, Princess Isle, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. This magnificent beachfront estate is located on Princess Isle, a private, gated beach community on Grand Bahama Island just 90 miles from Miami. Elegantly designed, this home boasts 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, a 3-car garage and 100-foot dock slip. Listing# 1010. $4,600,000 US. JAMES SARLES COLDWELL BANKER JAMES SARLES REALTY 242.351.9081

NORTH CAICOS ISLAND, TURKS & CAICOS Modern Beachfront Home—This photo was taken from the roof deck (with kitchen) of the home, set on Turks and Caicos’ best beach location, opposite Parrot Cay Resort. The home offers 6,000-plus square feet with a huge pool and much more. Offered at $3,500,000 cash deal or owner finance at $4,000,000. NATHAN G. SMITH COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REALTY 649.231.5555

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NORTHWEST PACIFIC, PLAYA JUNQILLAL, COSTA RICA—Oceanfront living at its best is found at this villa with a grand living area and roof-top deck open to expansive ocean views. Walk to the nearby estuary for kayaking, fishing or swimming. The villa is surrounded by lush fauna and multiple fruit trees. The property is across from a protected mangrove, presenting you with the opportunity to truly experience the lifestyle of a tropical environment, with services minutes away and recreation at your doorstep. The villa offers 2 levels: the upper level has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and 4,000 square feet, and the lower level has 1,296 square feet with 2 bedrooms and a living area. The very spacious lot of 30,500 square feet, includes a 3-car garage, a covered parking area and a detached guest home. The villa is offered fully furnished for $1,800,000.


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NORTHWEST PACIFIC, PLAYAS DEL COCO, COSTA RICA—The architectural design of the Golden Dome Villa was influenced by Eastern and Western Europe, combined with the flair of Malta. Located in the quaint seaside community of Playas Del Coco, its location is ideal with beach access only 100 meters away. The villa offers 2 levels of luxury with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. The main level includes the master suite, guest bedroom, office and half bath. The upper level features the music/entertainment loft and a very spacious 3rd bedroom and bath. The main-level entry opens to a large living/dining area surrounded by windows and doors opening to an expansive ocean view. All furnishings are included. The living area opens to an outside covered terrace—an entertainer’s dream come true—plus an infinity pool, Jacuzzi and large open deck. The lot is more than 38,600 square feet with room to expand for detached guest quarters. In addition, there are beautiful gardens and a fountain at the entry. Offered at $1,275,000. (If under contract by June 1, 2010, the price is $1,175,000.) LINDA GRAY COLDWELL BANKER COAST TO COAST PROPERTIES 011.506.2670.0805

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NORTHWEST PACIFIC, PLAYAS DEL COCO, COSTA RICA—The villa is exclusively located on the hillsides in a very private setting overlooking Coco Bay and beyond to the Four Seasons Resort, Murceilagos Islands, Santa Rosa National Park and picturesque mountains. The property offers more than 4,000 square feet of improvements, a furnished interior complete with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, an open and spacious floor plan, a 3-car garage and a separate guest apartment. There is an expansive outdoor entertainment area overlooking the ocean, the pool and covered patio with bath. The villa is situated on a large lot with 1.4 acres. There is also an opportunity to purchase the lot directly below for an additional acre. From this secluded villa, it is only a short drive to the beach and all services. An ideal investment for a primary resident, executive retreat for company meetings and vacations, a second-home getaway or fractional ownership. Offered at $1,215,000. LINDA GRAY COLDWELL BANKER COAST TO COAST PROPERTIES 011.506.2670.0805

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GALWAY, IRELAND—Coldwell Banker Estates is delighted to present this magnificent 12-bedroom, 2-story-over-basement, 18th-century Georgian house standing on 45 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland with its own separate charming guest lodge. This house formerly belonged to renowned director John Huston and the late U.S. television personality Merv Griffin. 3,700,000 Euros.


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Stunning Period Home in Terenure, Dublin. Coldwell Banker Estates is delighted to bring to the market this 6-bedroom period house, which is a definite must-see. The home is located in the heart of Terenure, only a stone’s throw from all amenities, including all major bus routes, Bushy Park, Terenure Village, Rathgar Village and the M50. This stylish property boasts 6 double bedrooms (2 of which are en suite), 4 baths, 3 showers, a utility room, rear garden and off-street parking. 1,750,000 Euros.

GARY NEILSON, COLDWELL BANKER ESTATES 00353.1.4110012 00353.86.8203625

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DUBLIN, IRELAND—Welcome to this superb 3-bedroom penthouse located on the top floor of the Cubes 1 Building. With excellent living space and extremely large bedrooms spread over 3 floors, plus balconies with views overlooking the mountains and sea, you will be hard pressed to find another penthouse quite like this. Large 4-metre-high, floor-to ceiling-windows with superb natural light pouring in to all living and bedroom areas offer a sense of space that is truly phenomenal. Accommodation includes a spacious living area and a modern, designer, black, high-gloss kitchen with all built-in appliances. There are 3 double bedrooms, a master suite and main bathroom with under-floor heating, smart home technology, 24-hour concierge service, and an on-site Beacon Shuttle Bus to LUAS. Just minutes from the LUAS, M50, Dundrum Town Centre and all local amenities. Viewing this showplace is essential. The size of this apartment is 2,000 square feet. 950,000 Euros. GARY NEILSON, COLDWELL BANKER ESTATES 00353.1.4110012 00353.86.8203625

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ANCIENT ESTATE NEAR SIENA. Privacy and views of Tuscan’s relaxing landscape surround this 8-hectare property in a wild and unspoilt landscape, rich in natural beauties. The property is made up of a main house—rich in original Tuscan details, such as wooden beams and terra cotta floors—and other smaller buildings. There is a pool overlooking the famous San Galgano Abbey and the vineyard. The views, the land and the grounds all come together in an enchanting way to complete this one-of-a-kind private and amazing estate. Price upon request. CASSIANO SABATINI COLDWELL BANKER IMMOBILIARE ITALIAN PROPERTIES +

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VENICE LAGOON. A few steps away from the beautiful Church of La Misericordia, this magnificent property comprises a large entrance, a bright living room that overlooks the canal, 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and a good-sized kitchen. The view, the canal, a direct access to a wonderful and rare courtyard garden, and the Venetian atmosphere all come together in an enchanting way to complete this one-of-a-kind private and amazing estate. Price upon request.


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A TERRACE ABOVE THE SEA IN PORTO SANTO STEFANO. This enchanting property is located in a unique location in Tuscany, approximately 2 hours from Rome. The villa—with a unique view of the sea—is surrounded by a huge park. The property, set on 2 levels with a living room, eat-in kitchen and 5 bedrooms, is enhanced by panoramic terraces, making this villa absolutely terrific. Price upon request. CASSIANO SABATINI COLDWELL BANKER IMMOBILIARE ITALIAN PROPERTIES +

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MEXICO CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO CASA VENTANA AL CIELO—This beautiful 7,000-squarefoot, air-conditioned home in Pedregal de Cabo San Lucas offers unparalleled views of the Pacific throughout its 6bedroom, 6.5 bath interior with a heated infinity pool, Jacuzzi and ample terraces. Exquisite finishes include custom cabinetry, marble flooring, high ceilings, ample parking and a surround system. MLS# 1904-00035. $5,500,000 US. MARILU MADRID COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 866.805.4938

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO VILLA GAVIOTA—This new villa by famous architect Jacinto Avalos shares harmony between the interior and exterior. Step out of the living room onto the pool and deck. A tranquil palapa offers a shady area to enjoy views of the Pacific and beach. An outdoor cooking area opens to the living area. A remarkable home with 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths and a 3-car garage. MLS# 1903-00182. $2,800,000 US. JOANIE FEINSTEIN COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 866.805.4938

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO CASA CUATE—This cozy, well-located, 2-level home in Pedregal was designed with ample spaces. The home is nicely illuminated and distributed, giving plenty of space to enjoy life at its best. The downstairs area opens up to the patio with pool. There are 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a studio and a 2-car garage in one of the quietest zones within Pedregal de Cabo San Lucas. MLS# 1901-00088. $810,000 US. LETICIA DIAZ RIVERA COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 866.805.4938

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MEXICO T ODOS S ANTOS, M EXICO VILLA PUNTA LOBOS—This home is set on .50 of an acre with 700 meters of beach concession and 36 meters of beachfront. The main house has panoramic plate-glass windows overlooking Punta Lobos and offers 3,000 square feet centered around a magnificent mosaic-tile floor. The round house provides 500 square feet with patio and the 592-squarefoot beach house has unparalleled views. $2,200,000 US. ALVARO COLINDRES COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 858.427.0530

LOS BARRILES, EAST CAPE, MEXICO CASA MADDOX—This magnificent beachfront home has an infinity pool and 4 bedrooms, each with private bath and access to a veranda with view over the Sea of Cortez and the pool area. The professional chef’s kitchen was completely remodeled with new appliances and there is a new water heater, water filtration system and air conditioning throughout. Enjoy a lavish bar area, a 3-car garage and more. MLS# 1928-00025. $1,750,000 US. ANITA OGRIM COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 858.427.5273

LA PAZ, MEXICO CASA ADRIANA—This beautiful 1-level home is located in Fidepaz, a residential community in the beautiful city of La Paz. It offers a big kitchen, 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and a nice garden with pool and barbecue area. At the backyard, there is a guest home with an entertainment room. Located 10 minutes from downtown, 8 minutes from La Paz International Airport and 2 minutes from a convenience store. $1,000,000 US. GABRIELA ALVAREZ COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 858.427.0530

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MEXICO CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO VILLA CANTAMAR—This home features a living room, dining room, covered garage, kitchen, master bedroom with a spa-like bath and outdoor shower, pool and terrace area, all on the 1st level. The house offers smart house technology that allows the owner control over lighting and sound system, among other features. There are 3 more bedrooms, a gym and a furnished guest casita. MLS# 1901-00172. $1,990,000 US. LETICIA DIAZ RIVERA COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 866.805.4938

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO CASA CLAVEL—A couple of steps away from the beach in Pedregal de Cabo San Lucas is this 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath residence that is unique in every way. Its 2 levels reflect balance and harmony in every living space. Its spacious patio is perfect for gatherings and family meetings. Gather around the pool, and wave the day good-bye while watching a glorious sunset over the Pacific. MLS# 1901-00060. $1,990,000 US. LETICIA DIAZ RIVERA COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 866.805.4938

CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO CASA C—This dramatic villa faces the sunrise and features majestic views overlooking the Marina and Bay of Cabo San Lucas. This beautiful single-level property makes you feel at home with the warm finishes and top-quality materials found throughout. Enjoy 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a gourmet kitchen, a large pool surrounded by gardens, a large terrace and multi-car parking. MLS# 1903-00159. $3,500,000 US. JOANIE FEINSTEIN COLDWELL BANKER RIVERAS Toll free: 866.805.4938

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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES—The Emirates Hills community is the embodiment of luxury living, commonly referred to as the Beverly Hills of Dubai. This villa reflects grandeur with beautiful designed interiors. It has 5 spacious en-suite bedrooms with walk-in closets, family rooms and an extra bedroom outside near the pool. The mansion is built on a plot area of 20,000 square feet with a build-up area of 12,000 square feet. The villa has a private swimming pool, a fully manicured garden with beautiful outdoor seating right on the lake and a terrace garden on the first level. This exquisite villa offers stunning views of the lake from most of its rooms. $4,931,000. GHAZAL NAVAB, COLDWELL BANKER UAE AFFILIATES OF MIDDLE EAST & GREATER AFRICA 971.50.9220594

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D U B A I , U N I T E D A R A B E M I R AT E S Emirates Hills is a handsome, private neighborhood with lush landscaping, making it the most desirable residential community in an inimitable setting. This stunning Moroccan-designed villa combines modernism and style, making it the best amongst its kind. The villa has 7 en-suite bedrooms and a snooker room with build up of 10,000 square feet. It offers breathtaking views of the worldclass Montgomerie Golf Course and has a private swimming pool and landscaped garden. $4,931,000. GHAZAL NAVAB, COLDWELL BANKER UAE AFFILIATES OF MIDDLE EAST & GREATER AFRICA 971.50.9220594

D U B A I , U N I T E D A R A B E M I R AT E S At more than 828 meters and 160-plus stories, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. The spiraling structure opened its doors with a spectacular display of fireworks on January 4, 2010. This apartment has 2 bedrooms, more than 1,778 square feet of area and offers panoramic views of the entire cityscape. Four lavish swimming pools, a cigar club, an observation deck, lounge, gym, library and restaurants were added to enhance the aura of this tower, making it the most prestigious address in the world. $1,705,000. MOHAB SAMAK, COLDWELL BANKER UAE AFFILIATES OF MIDDLE EAST & GREATER AFRICA 971.50.2989935

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D U B A I , U N I T E D A R A B E M I R AT E S This stunning villa at the Residences in Downtown Burj Dubai provides a private, relaxing environment isolated from the crowds yet located within a vibrant community that is home to the tallest building and largest shopping mall in the world. The duplex property is well finished with 3 en-suite bedrooms, an equipped kitchen, spacious living and dining area and a maid’s room—with build up of 2,161 square feet. It offers inspirational views of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower, the lake and the dancing fountains. $1,370,000. ZEESHAN ALI, COLDWELL BANKER UAE AFFILIATES OF MIDDLE EAST & GREATER AFRICA 971.50.2899475

D U B A I , U N I T E D A R A B E M I R AT E S World Trade Centre Residence is a luxury-serviced residence, managed by the renowned hospitality group Jumeirah. This 2,594square-foot duplex apartment is comfortably spacious, offering 3 en-suite bedrooms complete with contemporary, timeless interior design and kitchen and living appliances. It is situated minutes from the financial and central business districts, making it the mostprestigious and well-located address. The tower facilities include a business center, rooftop swimming pool, fitness center, in-room dining, 24-hour concierge and valet parking. $1,370,000. ZEESHAN ALI, COLDWELL BANKER UAE AFFILIATES OF MIDDLE EAST & GREATER AFRICA 971.50.2899475

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INSIDE OUT Gone are the patios of yesterday, replaced by today’s elegant outdoor living rooms and social spaces. Living life outdoors on a grand scale in today’s luxury home has no boundaries, as if your favorite lounging room’s windows dissolved and the walls disappeared, creating outdoor rooms. Seamlessly, the exterior parallels the interior’s style and elegance, merging into an integral area for entertaining and relaxing. From the $3.5 million Texas home with poolside outdoor kitchen with retractable TV screens and fireplace to our Fisher Island residence with wraparound terrace, our extensive luxury inventory offers a plethora of social space for the most distinctive palette. The stainless-steel grill has given way to the full summer kitchen with a 4-footwide grilling top, rotisseries, warming drawers, refrigerators and ice makers, wine coolers and sinks with disposals and instant hot water. Chandeliers have replaced recessed lighting, granite countertops are standard and rugs grace the flooring, creating uniquely exquisite outdoor dining and entertaining areas. Serene, versatile and value-enhanced.

McLendon-Chisholm, Texas

Fisher Island, Florida

SPOTLIGHT: BUCKHEAD... A Community of Atlanta, Georgia Often referred to as the “jewel of the city,” Buckhead is the premier haven of elegant homes, exquisite gardens and elite restaurants. Coldwell Banker Previews® offers this glamorous penthouse in the heart of Atlanta’s Buckhead. Rivaling the finest luxury residence, this stunning, sophisticated penthouse occupies the entire top floor of Buckhead’s premier Park Avenue Building. Impeccably, masterfully planned and finely crafted with every wish anticipated, beautiful finishes and state-of-the-art amenities exude luxurious serenity. Enjoy an entry hall and gallery with silk-upholstered walls, a grand salon, a cocktail and music The Southeastern Region includes Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth and Florida

room, a formal dining room with seating for 30 and a wood-paneled library opening to an office with dual desks. Also included are a fireside master suite with double baths and custom walk-in packing and fur closets; a guest suite; a home theater; massage, workout, craft and hobby rooms; a game and billiards room; a 4,000-bottle wine room; gourmet kitchen; breakfast and keeping rooms; and a staff office — all with beguiling views. This listing is hosted by Patti Junger of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Buckhead office at 3650 Habersham Road; Atlanta, Georgia 30305 404.504.0801.


B O C A R AT O N , F L O R I D A Truly a must-see, this property has 125 of direct Intracoastal frontage and dockage for a large yacht. Built in 2007, this direct Intracoastal, Hamptons-style home with Bermuda flair is a work of art. The long list of features includes impact-glass doors and windows, Brazilian cherry-wood floors, granites from around the world, crown molding, tankless hot water systems, a steam shower, elevator, sound system, Lutron lighting system, air-conditioned 4-car garages, and a heated pool and spa. $6,700,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 800.542.4776

B O C A R AT O N , F L O R I D A This newly renovated contemporary-style residence on 132 feet of prime waterfrontage offers superb boating amenities. The great room combines the gourmet kitchen, dining and family areas with casual elegance accentuated by vaulted ceilings and stacked-stone features. This rare “Island� 1-story house offers 4 bedrooms with an attached 3-room cottage for private guest quarters. Just 1 bend away from the Intracoastal, this is Florida living at its best. $1,595,000. JILLY CAMMISA COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 561.271.7010

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F O RT L AU D E R DA L E , F LO R I DA Stunning Harbour Beach 5-bedroom, 6-full- and 2-half-bath custom estate offers 6,600 square feet of living with private captain’s quarters, 4 loggias, a summer kitchen, elevator, 3-bay garage, pool, spa and 100 feet of protected deep-water dockage. $3,500,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 800.542.4776



This magnificent custom-built home boasts marble floors, soaring

This builder’s custom-built masterpiece in Windmill Ranch has

ceilings and crown molding throughout. Interior rooms include 5

8 bedrooms, 9.5 baths, waterfrontage, an infinity-edge pool, a

bedrooms, 7 full and 2 half baths, a billiards room, and an office with

Mediterranean kitchen plus a caterer’s kitchen, a billiards room

built-ins. The patio and pool area have stunning views. $5,150,000.

and exercise room, and a guesthouse/cabana. $6,499,000.



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Miami Beach mansion transformed into a Mediterranean Palazzo by

New, gorgeous, 4,652-square-foot waterfront Mediterranean

world-famous Wallace Tutt. The 5 bedrooms and 6 baths and nearly

beauty features the finest finishes, and 5 bedrooms and 5 baths,

5,200 square feet create a warm and contemporary villa that can be a

including a large master suite with spa-like baths and covered

single-family home, bed & breakfast or small boutique hotel. Just one

terrace. Each of the other bedrooms have en-suite baths. There

block from the beach and world-renowned Ocean Drive. $6,000,000.

is custom, 20-foot glass in the living room. $4,500,000.



New Key West-style, 5-bedroom, 5-plus-bath, 4,012-square-foot

Renovated to perfection, this waterfront Spanish Mediterranean

home features a contemporary and spacious interior bathed in

with 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths, plus a pool home

abundant natural light. Top-of-the-line finishes, impact

seamlessly blends the past with the present. Original design and

windows and a pool are just a few of the highlights of this

architecture includes a Spanish courtyard and a spiral staircase

inviting property. $2,475,000.

that climbs to a turret. A great family home. $1,799,000.


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W INTER P ARK, F LORIDA Enjoy spectacular water views from this custom-built lakefront estate situated on the prestigious Winter Park Chain of Lakes. This home offers 6,113 heated square feet with 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths. No detail has been overlooked, with great attention paid to architectural style and quality throughout. Winner of the 2007 Parade of Homes and Aurora Award in the over $5 million category. $4,950,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 800.542.4776

L O N G B O AT K E Y, F L O R I D A Sailboat Water...The Best of All Worlds‌Bay, Beach & Boating! This new 2-story home is on 1.5 protected lots and ideally positioned for all-around water views. The 4-bedroom, 3-full- and 2-halfbath home offers an elevator, 10-foot ceilings, wood floors, a gourmet kitchen, fireplace and summer kitchen. Enjoy the outdoors with the new sea wall, 80-foot dock and boat lift, a heated pool/spa and a 24-by-12-foot cutout for jet skis. There is also a 3-car garage with large storage loft. $2,675,000. BARBARA ACKERMAN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 941.387.1820

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L ARGO, F LORIDA Come appreciate the panoramic Bayou Club golf course views and 7,000-plus square feet of handcrafted-custom finishes inside this Tuscan-style villa with an enchanting, tropical outdoor oasis. Included are 4 bedroom “view” suites, a restaurant-quality chef ’s kitchen, a 2-story formal grand salon, a state-of-the-art media room and a dining room with attached Old World 1,000-bottle wine cellar. The golf course-front lot offers a custom pool with waterfall, spa, fountains, covered lanais and balconies. $3,650,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 800.542.4776

T A M PA , F L O R I DA This elegant residence is located in Culbreath Isles, a prestigious gated community with direct access to Tampa Bay. Recently remodeled, this superbly finished home is situated on a corner lot with 139 feet on a grand canal. It is ideal for entertaining, with a large terrace and pool overlooking the water. $1,799,000. DOMINIQUE MELLOW & ROGER WOODWARD COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 813.251.3030

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N APLES, F LORIDA This truly magnificent estate home in Tiburon’s Ritz-Carlton golf facility boasts 11,275 total square feet, with 8,416 square feet under air. Five bedrooms include 3 masters, plus there are 6 baths, a 5-car garage and a gated motor court. Enjoy the acoustically insulated Sony IMAX-inspired theater room with 9 custom seats, custom-designed Lutron automated lighting system, wood-paneled office, 1,700bottle wine cellar, exercise room, sunken bar and elevator. There is also an elaborate kitchen, impact windows, marble and wood flooring throughout, and an Infinity pool with marble deck. $4,995,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 800.542.4776

B O N I TA S P R I N G S , F LO R I DA Contemporary custom home captures the ultimate in panoramic lake, golf course and preserve views through the abundant walls of glass. The home opens up to the custom pool and spa, and features spillover, exotic planting, outdoor dining, a summer kitchen and paved sun deck. A voluminous architectural foyer and large flowing dining and living room are topped with rich features and vaulted ceilings. A luxurious cherry kitchen has a granite breakfast bar, island and cafĂŠ area, and the master bedroom overlooks the pool. The 2 additional bedrooms and spacious office with abundant fitted cabinetry complete the home. $2,500,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE 800.542.4776

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G EORGIA A T L A N TA , G E O R G I A An exquisite custom-built estate home set on 2 lushly landscaped acres offers a large limestone patio leading to a private pool area and putting

green. Beautiful


detailed accents, marble flooring and columns are found throughout the grand home. The main-level master suite includes a paneled office. $4,000,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.989.7733

S U WA N E E , G E O R G I A Inside the gates of The River Club is this stunning European-style home on a pristine lot with a stone veranda with panoramic views of the golf course and lake. Spacious livability features 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a spacious kitchen with Viking appliances, granite countertops and a large center island, and a main-level master suite with fireside sitting area. Architectural details and spectacular millwork complete this home. $2,100,000. CHRIS & JACKYE M C CARLEY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 678.631.1411

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A T L A N TA , G E O R G I A On the corner of Piedmont and Peachtree, 10 Terminus Place is located at one of the most prestigous addresses in Atlanta. This unbelievable value comes with premium finishes and amenities such as floor-to-ceiling windows, Wolf ranges, Sub-Zero refrigerators, large 3 bedrooms and penthouses with skyline views. Priced from the $230,000s to $2,000,000-plus. 10 TERMINUS PLACE SALES TEAM COLDWELL BANKER NRT DEVELOPMENT ADVISORS Direct: 404.567.5217

S ANDY S PRINGS, G EORGIA Quintessential Southern Estate Home—Just outside the city, beautifully sited on a gorgeous 2.18-acre creekside lot with pool, is this 2003 traditional home offering graceful and elegant architecture combined with today’s finest amenities. The 3 finely crafted levels include 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths with the luxurious master suite found on the main level. $2,395,000.


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G EORGIA D ULUTH, G EORGIA This gorgeous home features 3 elegantly finished levels with a huge veranda and outdoor kitchen—ideal for enjoying the amazing setting of nearly 1 acre of manicured perfection overlooking an absolute postcard view of the 6-acre lake and the golf course. This home is truly magnificent throughout! $2,195,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.989.7733

M ADISON, G EORGIA Perfectly restored and modernized 1816 plantation plain farmhouse within a 1-hour commute of Atlanta. Meticulously decorated by its celebrated designer/owner, the interior offers large main rooms, a gourmet kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and 5 fireplaces. A gardener’s paradise surrounds the house resting on approximately 8 acres with a spectacular new horse barn and pasture, pole barn, potting shed and 3-car garage/workshop. $2,100,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.989.7733

A T L A N TA , G E O R G I A With its Peachtree Road address in the heart of residential Buckhead and spectacular views from all sides, a home at Gallery is an elegant work of art. From open, spacious floor plans with impeccably designed and elegantly appointed interiors, to unsurpassed, world-class amenities and services, Gallery elevates the art of fine living. 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom condos offered from $299,700 to more than $1,000,000. GALLERY RESIDENCES SALES TEAM COLDWELL BANKER NRT DEVELOPMENT ADVISORS 404.961.6666

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H E AT H , T E X A S Grand waterfront estate sitting on 10 acres offers tennis courts, a pool and a palatial 10,000square-foot home. The home boasts Old World-style with a stone exterior. Every amenity a home can offer is found amid the 3 stories, including 2 kitchens, 7 bedrooms and huge living areas. The outdoor lanai has a kitchen and fireplace. No extra has been omitted. One of the finest homes in Rockwall County. $4,470,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.490.2600

MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TEXAS This home features al-fresco flair and impeccable craftsmanship and detail. Interior-designer owners hand-selected each item in this residence. The extensive art collection, 12-car garage, 9 hot rods and every linen is included in the price. Media fully equipped, every luxury you could dream of is yours with the purchase of this home. There are gorgeous ceilings, floors and wall treatments and torch fireplaces that surround the pool. Phantom screens and a huge outdoor living area with full kitchen further enhance this offering. $3,500,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.490.2600

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F RISCO, T EXAS A spectacular wrought-iron spindle staircase greets you from both sides in the entry of this home, with more than 7,000 square feet of luxury, 5 bedrooms and 5 baths. Interior features include a chef ’s island kitchen and an oversized great room with decorative stone fireplace, hardwood floors and ceiling treatment. The elegant formal dining, impressive cast-stone fireplace, magnificent library/study with a boxwood ceiling detail and built-ins, a game room with wet bar, theater room and wine cellar all combine to make this home a masterpiece. $1,999,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.490.2600

ALLEN, TEXAS Classic French 5-bedroom, 5-bath home is adorned with many architectural features throughout, including natural stone, hand-scraped hardwoods, unique faux finishes, custom metal iron work, a cast-stone fireplace, eye-catching ceiling treatments, extensive luxurious crown molding, alder wood and designer carpet. A theater, game room, library and wine cellar are just a few of its specialty rooms. $1,895,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.490.2600

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MCLENDON-CHISHOLM, TEXAS This exquisite estate on 1 acre is located in Kingsbridge. This new builder’s home, where no expense for quality has been spared, offers impressive design and craftsmanship. The ceilings are so beautiful, each is entirely different. There are 4 torch fireplaces, an outdoor kitchen with retractable TV Phantom screens, a 3.5-car garage and a gated entry. There is a media area with concession room, a circle staircase and a bell-tower ceiling. $1,495,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.490.2600

M C K I N N E Y, T E X A S With one of the most beautiful views in McKinney, this Stonecrest home has a backyard paradise looking out over the pool, golf course, native trees and pond. It will take your breath away. Top-of-the-line quality includes a wrought-iron front door, custom stained cabinets and trim, beautiful lighting, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 4 fireplaces, a wine cellar and a lake-view study with built-ins. There is also a large family room and a gameroom with walk-in wet bar and media room. $1,299,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.490.2600

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FEATURED PROPERTY Annapolis, Maryland This exquisite waterfront French Country estate on over three private acres offers picturesque views and a 250foot private pier on the Severn River. Designed by Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects and constructed by McGraph builders, its sophisticated design is introduced by a spectacular entry foyer with a floating staircase, and features five bedrooms and five full and two half-baths. Highlights include a formal living room with fireplace; formal dining room; gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, center island with pendant lighting and separate breakfast area; exercise room; media room; library with built-ins; conservatory with soaring ceilings and massive stone fireplace; and a master suite with a sitting room and ultra-luxurious master bath. The meticulously landscaped grounds include outdoor terraces, slate patios, stone pathways, an imported French fountain and lush gardens, a carriage house and garage space for seven cars. $10,500,000. Listed by Georgie Berkinshaw,


Q: When should a home be staged? A: The first rule of staging is to “de-clutter” and “depersonalize” a home, so if it’s cluttered (including too much furniture in a room) and showcases personal photos andmemorabilia, it’s time to stage. Other concerns include heavy window treatments that block natural sunlight, wall-to-wall carpeting covering potentially beautiful wood floors, and dated decorative accessories that add age to a home. Vacant homes should always be staged to give buyers a vision of its potential. A home’s curb appeal is also essential and should be staged to make that critical first impression. Q: When should a home be redesigned? A: Homeowners often have beautiful things, but they aren’t sure how to place it to make an impression. A simple redesign can give your home a “makeover” that puts the spotlight on your home’s hidden treasures.

Washington, DC $7,695,000 Listed by Jeff Mauer

Westfield, NJ $2,399,000 Listed by Bettyann “Betty” Lynch

Old Westbury, NY $2,900,000 Listed by Janet Vogt

Marshall, PA $1,186,000 Listed by Kevin Mihm

Severna Park, MD $2,895,000 Listed by Bo Moran

Hampton, PA $1,090,000 Listed by Carol Bagaley

NOTABLE RECENT SALES Kings Point, New York .................................$6,600,000 Washington, D.C ..........................................$5,350,000 Short Hills, New Jersey ................................$5,150,000 Annapolis, Maryland ...................................$4,811,903 Old Westbury, New York..............................$4,800,000 Washington, D.C ..........................................$4,100,000

Rumson, New Jersey ....................................$3,850,000 Bethany Beach, Delaware ............................$3,400,000 Alexandria, Virginia.....................................$2,625,000 Owings Mills, Maryland ..............................$2,500,000 Sewickley, Pennsylvania ..............................$1,645,000 Gibsonia, Pennsylvania ...............................$1,296,500

Q: Do I need to stage/redesign every room? A: Not at all, however, your priorities should be an inviting curb appeal, a warm and inviting entry foyer, a living room that makes a statement, a family room wrapped in comfort and togetherness, a retreat-like master suite and an appetizing kitchen. Q: What will I get from a professional stager/designer that I can’t learn on my own? A: Designing and staging looks easy on TV, but it is a creative talent that grows with training, experience and natural instinct. Professionals offer conceptual knowledge to bring your vision to fruition or create a new one. They know where to shop, will shop on your behalf, and have established working relationships with other service providers to complete the job on time and on budget. For more information on home staging or redesign, visit

The Eastern Seaboard Region includes areas of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.

D ISTRICT OF C OLUMBIA / M ARYLAND E D G E WAT E R , M A R Y L A N D Beautiful waterfront property located on the South River with amazing views of the Chesapeake Bay, 200 linear feet of waterfront, 450-foot linear pier and 5 boat lifts. The open floor plan has 25-foot ceilings, gold-leaf ceilings, a custom master suite with exquisite Jacuzzi tub, marble entrance and a gourmet kitchen with 6-burner gas stove and Sub-Zero refrigerator. Two decks overlook the landscaped backyard, inground pool and patio. $4,500,000. ANGELA BOWMAN, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

W ASHINGTON, D .C . This home offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of Washington history with a Senatorial provenance with 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths in historic, coveted Georgetown. It offers parking for 2 cars and a rear yard for entertaining. The home was built in 1951 and was the Washington residence of Senator William V. Roth, Jr., for whom the Roth IRA is named, during his 5 senate terms. The home has hosted politicians and luminaries over the years. Price upon request. NATHAN GUGGENHEIM & ANNE SAVAGE, SALES ASSOCIATES, 888.472.7363 COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

W ASHINGTON, D .C . Distinctive from other Georgetown homes, this Federalstyle residence, renovated in 2003, is recessed from the street. The unique L-shaped floor plan draws light from all directions. The gourmet kitchen boasts integrated appliances, and there is a sunny dining/media room with fireplace and French doors to the front courtyard and rear garden. Price upon request. JT POWELL, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

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D ISTRICT OF C OLUMBIA / M ARYLAND / V IRGINIA W ASHINGTON, D .C . This Mansard-style home in Georgetown’s sought-after East Village was constructed in 2006 with every conceivable upgrade. Gracious living and entertaining are assured in this unique property with a wall of French doors separating the living and dining rooms and the large flagstone patio. Enjoy a chef’s kitchen, an elevator to all levels, 4 bedrooms and 4 full and 2 half baths. There is a wood-paneled study, a family room/home theater, garage parking and more. $2,999,000. GARY JANKOWSKI, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 202.547.3525 Cell: 202.439.6009

G IBSON I SLAND, M ARYLAND Watch blue heron and osprey from the many porches of this 5-bedroom waterfront home on Otter Pond. Features include 3 wood-burning fireplaces, cherry hardwoods, builtins, a 2-car garage and architectural details throughout. Gibson Island on the Chesapeake Bay is only 1 hour from the D.C.-metro area, and 25 minutes from BWI airport and Annapolis. Set in a gated community with awesome amenities on a 1,000-acre island with 200 homes. $2,695,000. ELLIE SHORB, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 202.362.5800 Cell: 240.338.8919

A RLINGTON, V IRGINIA This beautiful, light-filled Morris Day farmhouse in Cherrydale offers vintage charm with modern convenience. There are 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a 48-foot wraparound porch with swing, custom molding, built-ins and living room/dining room with coffered ceiling and bay window. The gourmet kitchen with granite island opens to a breakfast area and family room. Enjoy the deck with sunset views and a lower level with 10-foot ceilings opening to the patio and the yard. $1,177,000. JENNIFER CATERINI, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

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D ISTRICT OF C OLUMBIA / V IRGINIA L O U D O U N C O U N T Y, V I R G I N I A Luxury living at its best is yours at this spectacular 11,000-square-foot, 7-bedroom, 9-bath, stone, brick and cedar, custom-built residence on 3.54 beautifully landscaped acres in prestigious DunRobin Estates. Designed for the grand and full enjoyment of the sophisticated and the health addict, there is a sports bar, regulation racquetball court, basketball hoop and an indoor heated swimming pool. A must-see! $2,195,000. PAM MILAN, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

W ASHINGTON, D .C . Luxury living is offered at this historic 1870 townhome, just blocks to shopping, dining and more. There are 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2-car parking, 10-foot ceilings and historic details preserved throughout. Each front room is bathed in southern light through huge bay windows, and the chef ’s kitchen features easy outdoor access and 3 skylights. $1,595,000. DAVID BEDIZ & DWIGHT MORTENSEN SALES ASSOCIATES COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

W ASHINGTON, D .C . Sought-after Woodley Park, on a non-thru street, offers 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths, a spacious floor plan, period details and charm. Enjoy hardwoods, molding, new windows, built-ins, a fireplace, breakfast and sunrooms, a butler’s pantry, separate office, finished lower level, garage parking, laundry room, filtered water, 2-zone a/c, old growth trees and gorgeous landscaping. Just blocks to the Red Line, Oyster and Market Schools. $1,350,000. CHARLES RUOFF & THOMAS DRURY SALES ASSOCIATES, 888.472.7363 COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

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M ARYLAND A NNAPOLIS, M ARYLAND Offered for the first time in more than 80 years is this English Tudor Revival manor with fine architectural details. Built in the 1920s, the home is set on 20 acres with more than 1,000 feet of water frontage on the Chesapeake Bay. In addition to the main residence, this serene estate has a charming guesthouse and grounds with beautiful perennial beds and hedge-lined paths. All this is surrounded by 56 acres of farmland and bathed in southern light. $9,000,000. DAY WEITZMAN, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

A NNAPOLIS, M ARYLAND The Trumpy House. This classic residence on the Severn River is perfect for the yachtsman and garden enthusiast. Set on 1-plus acres of lush landscaping, this property offers a 4- to 5-bedroom home with fabulous water views, an exquisite eatin kitchen and a customized walk-out lower level that includes a sauna and 2,250-bottle wine cellar. There is also a waterside pool with outdoor kitchen, an Amish-built garage with office and a deep-water pier with dockage for 3 boats. $4,995,000. GEORGIE BERKINSHAW, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

U PPERCO, M ARYLAND This elegant, 1991 brick Georgian manor on 73-plus acres offers breathtaking vistas. The 2-story foyer has a floating staircase, and there are grand living and dining rooms, plus a cherry library. Enjoy a handcrafted reclaimed chestnut kitchen and adjacent family room with log walls and beamed ceilings. The 6-bedroom home is further enhanced by 6 fireplaces, fine millwork, a 2-level veranda, patios, glorious gardens, a pond and pool. $2,985,000. KAREN HUBBLE BISBEE, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

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M ARYLAND A RNOLD, M ARYLAND This is 1 of 2 homes in Maryland designed by the nationally recognized artist and designer Daniel Hale. Completed in the spring of 2009, the Tuscan-inspired house features approximately 6,000 square feet of finished space with 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, separate guest quarters and a lower-level living area perfect for an au pair or a home office. $2,675,000. KATHRYN LANGSNER, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

A NNAPOLIS, M ARYLAND Absolutely charming Nantucket-style renovation on Spa Creek in the heart of Annapolis. Custom cedar shake home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and tranquil water views.







architectural detailing throughout its 3 finished levels. The relaxing waterfront porch and balcony overlook the deep-water pier with boat lift and floating dock. A detached garage completes the package. $2,190,000. FLORENCE CALVERT, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

A NNAPOLIS, M ARYLAND Enjoy breathtaking views from this 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath contemporary home. The interior features a dramatic design with large open rooms, all overlooking the water. Quality is evident throughout, with limestone and maple floors, a topof-the-line kitchen, a 2-story living room and a fantastic waterfront deck with hot tub. The private lot also has a deepwater pier. The home is set in a community with clubhouse, tennis, marina and beach. $2,100,000. GEORGE TURNER, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

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M ARYLAND H AMPSTEAD, M ARYLAND This magnificent custom-built home, situated on more than 14 acres of Carroll County countryside, has more than 8,000 square feet of finished space. There are 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 3 half baths, plus 5 garage bays. The interior offers a huge master suite, 2-story great room, gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances, and an amazing lower-level game day retreat complete with an 8-person bar, media and pool rooms. The property also features an in-ground pool. $1,495,000. DAVID POST & DEBORAH STONER SALES ASSOCIATES, 888.472.7363 COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

O WINGS M ILLS, M ARYLAND Set on the historically notable Burnside Farm, 5 minutes from I-83 at I-695 Greenspring Station, this home, built in 2004, has 4,876 square feet. Gracious and welcoming, the grand foyer opens to formal living and dining rooms. The expansive kitchen with granite countertops, an island and eat-in area opens to the family room overlooking the rear yard and patio. A study and a sunroom/study complete the 1st floor. Including the master with sitting room, there are 4 bedrooms and baths on the 2nd floor. There is a 3-car garage, barn and 4-plus acres. $1,395,000. NINA TRACEY, SALES ASSOCIATE, 888.472.7363 COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

P HOENIX, M ARYLAND This Tudor manor house atop Summer Hill is a grand allstone estate house on 5.4 acres. The interior offers grand formal rooms, a great hall with curved staircase, 8-plus bedrooms and 5.5 baths (including a master suite with roof deck). In additon, there are large bay windows, fireplaces, high ceilings, hardwood flooring, central air conditioning, a stone gazebo, terraces and sweeping lawns. $1,495,000. KAREN HUBBLE BISBEE, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.472.7363

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S U M M I T, N E W J E R S E Y

B E D M I N S T E R T O W N S H I P, N E W J E R S E Y

This magnificent Colonial revival residence on 1.28 acres was built in

More than 13 magical acres in Somerset County are the backdrop for this

1913 and offers 4 levels with 11,500-plus square feet. Situated on a tree-

custom-built residence with 8,300-plus square feet. Enjoy 6 bedrooms,

lined street, this all-brick home was renovated throughout, while

including the master suite, a chef’s kitchen, a library, 3-stop elevator and

carefully preserving its original integrity and historic design. $6,995,000.

walk-out lower level. The property backs to Hamilton Farm. $5,200,000.



C O LT S N E C K , N E W J E R S E Y


Live in your own private world at this one-of-a-kind property

Nestled on 10 private acres, this home offers 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, a

enhanced by a 3-acre lake with an island, specimen plantings and

library, dining room, den, a 55-foot kitchen/family room, wine cellar, a

meticulous grounds. This 5,300-square-foot Contemporary sits amid

partially finished lower level and a tranquil pool with stone waterfall.

almost 19 secluded acres, featuring tall windows and more. $5,000,000.

Completely rebuilt in 2002, this home exemplifies quality. $4,300,000.



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Sophisticated new construction in Hartshorn on over half an acre

Offering exceptional refinement, this authentic 1933, 6-bedroom,

with stunning views. Gorgeous 5-bedroom, 5.1-bath home offers an

4.5-bath English Tudor exudes a blend of timeless architecture

impressive gourmet kitchen opening to the great room and

infused with the fine finishes. This manor home is on .95 of an acre

magnificent 1st-floor master suite. Many elegant details. $3,190,000.

and offers lush landscaping and a garden house/studio. $2,699,000.



B E R N A R D S T O W N S H I P, N E W J E R S E Y


Amidst the rolling hills of Somerset County is a picturesque location for

Set on 1.5 prime acres, this new custom Colonial offers 7,800 square

this home in an enclave of 4 estate lots. A rare opportunity to build a

feet and fine architectural details throughout. There are 6 bedrooms,

custom home from 8,000 to 12,000 square feet, including a geothermal

including the 1,300-square-foot master suite. Additional features

system, radiant heat, a wine room and covered porches. $2,900,000.

include formal living and dining rooms and a 3-car garage. $2,850,000.


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C H A T H A M T O W N S H I P, N E W J E R S E Y

This palatial home has a 2-story foyer accented by a stained-glass

Captivating Colonial with saltwater pool is located in a wonderful

backlit dome and iron railing staircase. Open, flowing spaces are

neighborhood setting. There are 6 bedrooms, including the master

enhanced by beautiful architectural details, including columns,

suite with sitting room and designer bath. Open rooms include a

marble and cherry floors and more. A must see! $2,799,900.

handsome library, formal living and dining rooms, a custom kitchen and a sunroom. The finished lower level boasts a gym. $3,750,000.



M E N D H A M T O W N S H I P, N E W J E R S E Y

M A H WA H , N E W J E R S E Y

It is when one steps through the grand front portico and is greeted by

Fly fish on the trout-stocked Ramapo River at this builder’s own home.

front-to-back views of the expansive property through large French

Set majestically on 7.5 acres with 6 custom fireplaces, 6 bedrooms, a

doors that the true sophistication of this 6-bedroom estate can truly

3-story great room, billiard room, theater, antique bar and gym. Also

be appreciated. It is a home that is built to be lived in. $3,575,000.

included is a cowboy cabin with fireplace on the river. $3,199,000.



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Step back in time to this English country retreat shaded by ancient

A stunning departure from the ordinary is this ranch-style

heritage trees. This 270-year-old, 3-plus-acre estate with guest

contemporary home set on approximately 5 lush acres. Innovative

cottage and pool has been graciously updated. Sophisticated yet

design prevails throughout this 5-bedroom, 4-full- and 2-half-bath

inviting, this home has been meticulously restored. $2,500,000.

home that includes curved window walls and domes. $2,500,000.




M E N D H A M T O W N S H I P, N E W J E R S E Y

This 1930’s English manor with Tudor elements is set on 2-plus acres

Sun-drenched 5-bedroom home on 5 landscaped acres with a lighted

in a prestigious neighborhood. Seven bedrooms, 6 baths, elevator, Clive

tennis court. Enter through the 2-story entry with balcony and

Christian-designed kitchen, library and powder rooms, and view of the

stunning clerestory windows to a home designed to capture the

NYC skyline, make it perfect for entertaining. Price upon request.

spectacular views. This property has garages for 6 cars. $2,499,000.


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Stunning updated home on .75 of an acre is in an unparalleled location.

Picturesque grounds of more than 1 acre surround this beautifully

The home boasts 5 bedrooms, 5-plus baths and custom amenities. The

renovated residence. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, a library and formal

sun-filled kitchen opens to the family room. There is a beautiful library

living room with French doors to the family room with fireplace. The

opening to the porch, bluestone patio and lush landscaping. $2,399,000.

resort setting includes a gorgeous pool and indoor cabana. $2,350,000.



R E A D I N G T O N T W P. , N E W J E R S E Y

S U M M I T, N E W J E R S E Y

This captivating Stanton Ridge masterpiece takes elegant living to

Custom 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath Colonial blends classic elegance with

the next level with 12,000-plus square feet and intricate molding in

modern features. The 1.3 acres are like a private park with duck pond

every room. This grand home offers 4 fireplaces, a light-flooded

and bridge leading to a gazebo. The master suite is adjacent to the

conservatory, a 10-seat theater, a pool, spa and waterfall. $2,295,000.

Florida room, and there is a grand great room. $2,137,500.



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L I T T L E S I LV E R , N E W J E R S E Y

This authentic English Tudor has been beautifully updated while

This builder’s own custom home set on 2.85 acres features 5

preserving its original design. The main home is open, with a floor

bedrooms, 3.5 baths, an elevator, gourmet kitchen and wraparound

plan ideal for entertaining. There is a superior kitchen with French

porches. Waterside features include the 5,000-pound boat lift, 100-

doors to a pool area, carriage house and lush grounds. $2,100,000.

foot pier, 2 floating docks, deep water and room for a pool. $1,995,000.




L I T T L E S I LV E R , N E W J E R S E Y

This 17-room estate has 6 bedrooms and more than 7,200 elegant

This builder’s custom 5-bedroom Colonial offers 7,000-plus square

square feet beautifully designed with soaring ceilings, French Doors,

feet with 5 full and 3 half baths, an office, family room with fireplace,

Tuscany-inspired columns and molding. The grounds are impressive

sunroom, gourmet kitchen, finished walk-out basement, stunning

in scope; close to the train and commuting roads. $1,989,900.

master suite and a large bonus space over the 3-car garage. $1,950,000.


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T E W K S B U R Y, N E W J E R S E Y

Water views, lush landscaping and an in-ground pool with spa create

Tranquil splendor, creative design and fine appointments define this 18-

an idyllic setting for this beautiful 15-room, 3-level home. There are

room, 5-bedroom Contemporary on 9.96 acres. Highlights include a

walls of windows, an open floor plan, a huge kitchen, a luxurious

gourmet kitchen, expansive great room, cherry library, wine cellar,

master suite, billiard room, tea room and more. $1,895,000.

2-story indoor pool room, recreation room and apartment. $1,849,000.



A S B U R Y, N E W J E R S E Y


This custom 5-bedroom farmhouse incorporates rustic charm

Stately 11-room, 4-bedroom and 3.2-bath Colonial nestled on .7 of an

throughout the open and light-flooded interior. The main-level rooms,

acre with gracious entertaining rooms, including a grand 30-foot living

ideal for entertaining, boast beamed ceilings, gleaming hardwood

room, family room with gallery of windows overlooking the grounds,

floors and exquisite millwork. The serene property spans 115-plus

library, eat-in kitchen and sunroom leading to deck. $1,699,900.

acres and more than 2,000 feet along Musconetcong River. $1,795,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.575.0952


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Architecturally unique, this post-modern residence welcomes you

A unique blend of Old World charm and modern elegance

with twin stairways highlighting the elegance beyond. Marble

enliven this grand estate known as “Four Winds.” Charming

flooring, skylights, walls of windows and breathtaking sophistication

rooms include a handsome library, formal living and dining

fill this home. Enjoy the backyard with a heated pool. $1,699,000.

rooms and a modern kitchen with breakfast room. $1,600,000.



W AY N E , N E W J E R S E Y


An impressive driveway with fountain leads to this lakefront Georgian

Stone pillars mark the entry to this gorgeous Center Hall Colonial in

Colonial with a flowing floor plan. Large, bright rooms include

a park-like setting. The 5-bedroom home offers hardwood floors and

architectural accents, including hardwood floors and molding. The

custom appointments at every turn. The floor plan is open and bright

resort setting includes a pool, lake and dock. $1,600,000.

and includes a conservatory with a wall of windows. $1,500,000.


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Elegance and sophistication define this magnificent estate home

Light and volume highlight this 4-bedroom Mediterranean

situated on 1.46 rolling acres on a quiet cul-de-sac. Designed with

inspiration set on 1.61 acres in Warren’s Quail Run. High and

luxury in mind, this 6-bedroom, 5.5-bath Colonial offers a gourmet

cathedral ceilings, skylights and expansive windows grace the 3

kitchen, family room and formal living and dining rooms. $1,474,900.

levels’ 12 rooms, including a walk-out lower level. $1,339,000.



T O T O WA , N E W J E R S E Y

S PA R K I L L , N E W Y O R K

Built with pride by the owner, this home sits on almost 1 acre at the end

This residence known as “The Cliffside” offers every luxury. From the

of a cul-de-sac located in prestigious Dey Hill Estates. There are 4-plus

moment you view the sweeping stone porch with majestic pillars and a

bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, formal dining and living rooms, and

balcony, you know you have arrived. The custom 5-bedroom, 5-bath

a family room with 18-foot Amish wall fireplace. Price upon request.

estate on 1.5 lush acres boasts a library, formal dining room, 2 fireplaces and an amazing stairway right out of “Gone with the Wind.” $1,450,000.



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S A N D S P O I N T, N E W Y O R K

N O R T H P O R T, N E W Y O R K

The sensational views of Manhasset Bay framed by almost every

Rare and wonderful, these 3.42 stunning waterfront acres on

room of this Walter Uhl Colonial create a tranquil ambience for a

Northport Bay boasts a 440-foot sandy beach, 120-foot floating

rare treasure. One of only 8 homes on the bay side of Plum Beach

dock and a superb 11,000-square-foot residence with a glorious

Point, it provides more than 200 feet of waterfront, a floating dock,

indoor heated pool and racquetball court. Some finishing touches

pool and cabana with full bath on a lush .8-acre lot. $4,200,000.

await your personal attention. A waterfront dream. $3,300,000.

O L D W E S T B U R Y, N E W Y O R K

M A N H A S S E T, N E W Y O R K

This all-brick post-modern residence with quality and craftsmanship

In the heart of Strathmore Vanderbilt near the country club, lavish

throughout is set on 5.9 acres. It offers approximately 6,500 square

classic details hallmark this 4-bedroom, brick Colonial. Here,

feet, plus a full basement and a 3-car garage. An exquisite entry with

supreme design distills quintessential elegance. Superb formal

dual staircase and Swarovski crystal chandelier welcomes you to the 5-

rooms, an eat-in kitchen, custom master suite, gym area, endless

bedroom home, which includes a tennis court and pool. $3,190,000.

pool and beautiful grounds distinguish the home. $2,895,000.


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L AT T I N G T O W N , N E W Y O R K


Enjoy this gorgeous waterfront community’s sandy beach and

Magnificence reigns throughout this 2007 post-modern Colonial,

clubhouse (dues). Here you’ll find this architecturally exceptional

custom created with every imaginable amenity amid 1-acre

new center-hall Colonial on 2 acres. There is a 2-story wainscoted

grounds with an in-ground pool, waterfall, Koi pond and

foyer, elegant formal rooms, a sumptuous master suite with steam

basketball/sport court. Lavish molding is found throughout the 5-

shower and radiant heat, a chef ’s kitchen and more. $2,149,000.

bedroom home, with a parlor, 2 fireplaces and a den. $1,999,000.

O L D W E S T B U R Y, N E W Y O R K

N O R T H P O R T, N E W Y O R K

This elegant, brick, center-hall Colonial has been meticulously

Stunning elegance defines this 2005 Mediterranean-style residence

renovated and includes custom cabinetry, floors and molding.

and exquisite heated pool with stone-crafted waterfall on 2-plus

Fine rooms such as the gourmet designer kitchen with top-of-

horse country acres with an association beach and mooring

the-line appliances, a gas cooktop and wine cooler, just begin

privileges available. This 4,480-square-foot home’s many brilliant

the list of features found within. $1,899,000.

details include a Verde granite eat-in kitchen. $1,799,000.


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R O S LY N H E I G H T S , N E W Y O R K

O L D W E S T B U R Y, N E W Y O R K

Richly appointed details enhance this spacious, custom builder’s,

Elegantly updated and expanded, this exquisite 4-bedroom home and

Hampton-style Colonial home, gracefully set with its own in-ground

inviting pool grace 1.42 acres in the East Williston school district.

pool in the Wheatley schools. A gracious entry leads to a living room

Amenities include Brazilian teak floors, new eat-in kitchen, charming

with stone fireplace, formal dining room and kitchen that openly

living room with fireplace and a master suite. An astonishing lower

flows to a family room and 6 family bedrooms. $1,699,000.

level with gym, bedroom and bath has its own entrance. $1,650,000.

R O S LY N , N E W Y O R K

W E S T I S L I P, N E W Y O R K

Enjoy the recreational amenities of the luxurious, gated “Links

Glorious! Idyllic views of the bay and nature preserve enhance

Community,” and a beautiful, free-standing, 4-bedroom “Regency”

this massive waterfront Colonial on .59 of an acre in Oak Neck

model. Twenty-five minutes from the city, the impressive

Estates. Classic luxury is celebrated with 4 or 5 bedrooms, a vast

residence’s elegant formal rooms, den, cathedral ceiling, finished

master suite, gourmet eat-in kitchen, a radiant-heated office,

lower level and more create a lifestyle of distinction. Relax in the

3rd-floor loft with bath, fireplaces and more. The gorgeous

master suite’s whirlpool tub at day’s end. $1,649,000.

yard, deck and pool embrace scenic excellence. $1,595,000.


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Lovely views of private gardens, an exquisite pool, deck and patio

Soaring spaces, elegant pillars, the finest detailing and opulent

add to the appeal of this 6-bedroom expanded ranch. Blending

appointments enhance this beautiful grand Colonial with a

outdoor excellence with sleek elegance, the home includes a

library, home theater, gym, 5 bedrooms with private baths and

spacious living room, formal dining room, media room, fireplace,

more. $1,400,000.

finished lower level and many luxury amenities. $1,575,000.

M A N H A S S E T, N E W Y O R K


An exquisite townhome in The Chatham community, this 4,144-

Set in the superbly located, gated luxury of The Links, this “Essex�

square-foot residence enjoys 3 levels of luxury, wooded views and

style residence embraces the tranquility of beautifully landscaped

Chatham recreational amenities. Lavish touches mark the home, its

grounds. Classic elegance includes a 2-story entry, formal banquet-

formal entertaining rooms, gourmet eat-in kitchen, spacious family

sized dining room, fireplaces in the living room and den, a double

room, fireplace, oversized deck and a finished lower level. $1,399,000.

deck and a large, granite-accented, eat-in kitchen. $1,295,000.


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N O R T H P O R T, N E W Y O R K

Finely detailed Old World grace accents this Dover model townhouse

Every luxury and detail is found in this marvelous 5,500-square-foot

condominium. The home’s flowing elegance includes fine custom

home with a heated pool, 27 sprinkler zones, wrought-iron fencing,

molding and cabinetry, coffered ceilings, a great room with a gas

2 fireplaces, a finished lower level with access to a hot tub on a patio,

fireplace and an adjoining deck overlooking a private pond. There is

and an outdoor cooking center/bar. Excellence continues with an

also a gourmet kitchen and a walk-out lower level. $1,399,000.

outstanding kitchen and a furnished theater room. $1,349,999.

N O R T H P O R T, N E W Y O R K


Luxurious comfort rests near the sea, where warmth, beauty and

Amid award-winning landscaping on 1.12 cul-de-sac acres,

traditional excellence hallmark a lovely 5-bedroom residence on 2

impeccable post-and-beam design blends open elegance with

acres. Indulge in the superb master suite’s dual fireplace, marble bath

traditional flair, creating a dramatic residence. Enjoy the in-ground

and steam shower. This home’s many pleasures include 3 fireplaces,

pool, magnificent gourmet eat-in kitchen, separate breakfast room,

a finished lower level, heated pool and greenhouse. $1,100,000.

main-level master suite and superb lower level. Price upon request.


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P E N N S Y LVA N I A S Q U I R R E L H I L L , P E N N S Y LVA N I A From its grand 2-story entry to the indoor gardens, this extraordinary estate on 1.6 private acres in Squirrel Hill adjoins Schenley Park. A few of the amenities include a swimming pool set in the woods with a waterfall and dance pad, pool house, carriage house, garage parking for 5 cars, walnut and oak flooring, Guerin hardware, 6 bedrooms (including 2 suites), and 4 full and 3 half baths. $2,500,000. HELENE PRINCE, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

M A R S H A L L , P E N N S Y LVA N I A This spectacular 5-bedroom home has an unbelievable floor plan featuring high ceilings, a cook’s delight kitchen, and a cabana room leading to a fantastic pool area and hot tub. The finished lower level includes a pool room, workout area, spa and wet bar. A 9-car garage completes the property, set on 5.2 acres in Marshall Township. $2,299,999. CAROL BAGALEY, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

U P P E R S T . C L A I R , P E N N S Y LVA N I A This exquisite French Country chalet nestled on 1.7 acres in prestigious Deerfield Manor was built with the utmost quality and finest appointments, including 19-foot cathedral ceilings, a gourmet kitchen, 2 fireplaces, 2 home theaters, whole-house sound, a solarium, fabulous master suite, 3 patios, beautiful gardens with a waterfall and pond, and so much more. $1,975,000. STACY ROMANIAS, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

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P E N N S Y LVA N I A U P P E R S T. C L A I R , P E N N S Y L V A N I A Discriminating buyers must see this sensational 5-to-6bedroom, 6.5-bath Provincial. Enhancements include a mahogany den, custom millwork, hand-cut stone fireplaces, a home theater system, a sunken family room with wall of windows, a cherry and granite eat-in kitchen and a guest suite. The fabulous lower level is perfect for entertaining. Outside, enjoy the 1-plus-acre yard with room for pool/sports court. $1,250,000. SYDNIE JONES, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

W E X F O R D , P E N N S Y LVA N I A This stunning 6-bedroom, 5.5-bath, 6,800-square-foot residence is set on 1.3 pristine acres. Built for his own family, this builder’s home emanates European elegance throughout. Features include a turned staircase, 3 fireplaces, a first-floor master suite with private sitting room and fireplace, an island kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, a 2-story great room, a paneled study, a dining room with column accents and wonderful outdoor spaces. $1,249,000. JOE LARKIN, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

U P P E R S T. C L A I R , P E N N S Y L V A N I A Beautiful Deerfield Manor is located minutes to South Hills Village, park & ride light-rail transit and major highways in a top-rated school district and a community rated as one of the 10 best places to live in the USA by U.S. News & World Report. With more than $100,000 in updates in 2009, this home boasts soaring ceilings, skylights, window walls, 3 fireplaces, a spectacular great room and a large lower level with wet bar, kitchen, billiard room and more. $1,150,000. JIM WALSH, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

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P E N N S Y LVA N I A M T. W A S H I N G T O N , P E N N S Y LVA N I A Pittsburgh’s newest premier luxury condominium building, Vista Grande is located atop Mt. Washington. This 5th-floor unit boasts fabulous city views from large windows and 3 private balconies. There are 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths, ready to customize. Exquisite detailing and high-end finishes abound in the residence, set in a secure building with observation area with grills, a prep kitchen and bath. $1,150,000. Additional units priced from the mid-$500,000s. SYDNIE JONES, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

P I N E T O W N S H I P, P E N N S Y LVA N I A Custom lakeside 4-bedroom, 3-full- and 2-half-bath Provincial offers exquisite woodwork, vaulted and tray ceilings, 4 fireplaces, hardwood floors, French doors, covered front and side porches and a deck for entertaining. A formal living room, den, cathedral-ceilinged family room, centerisland kitchen with breakfast area and deck access, a master suite with fireplace, and a finished walk-out game room patio enhance this home in Scenic Lake MacLeod. $1,049,000. KEVIN MIHM, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

S H A D Y S I D E , P E N N S Y LVA N I A A prime Shadyside West location distinguishes this 3-story Victorian with 8 bedrooms, a dining room with beamed ceiling and a generous living room. Detailed appointments throughout include leaded glass, crown molding, hardwood floors, high ceilings, a fireplace and a veranda overlooking an enormous yard. This fine property is almost a double city lot and is within walking distance of UPMC and Universities. $999,000. LISA SOLOMON, SALES ASSOCIATE COLDWELL BANKER REAL ESTATE SERVICES 888.373.3262

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North Shore Expertise

Architectural Grandeur – Commanding the pinnacle of Doublet Hill is this architecturally significant brick residence. The beautifully proportioned and appointed interior, including a grand two-story family room, enjoys a sweeping panorama as far as the Blue Hills. A billiards room, connoisseur’s wine cellar and cinema provide wonderful areas for family enjoyment. On 7.74 acres, this estate includes a pool, pool house and basketball and tennis courts, all within minutes to Boston. For more information on this listing contact Paige Yates, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Weston, Mass., 781.894.5555.


THE NORTH SHORE OF MASSACHUSETTS The North Shore of Massachusetts, the coastal region north of Boston, is often referred to as the “Gold Coast” of the Bay State because of its many large estates that occupy the rocky shore. The North Shore communities have varied and rich histories. Gloucester was America’s first fishing community; Salem was the location of the infamous Witch Trials and of the largest centers of shipping in early America; Beverly and Marblehead often dispute over which town was the birthplace of the American Navy; and Newburyport, a beautiful 18th-century town, was famous for producing clipper ships and generating great wealth. Most of the 19th-century summer estates, built by wealthy Bostonians, are now home to year-round residents, and the towns that make up the area are among the most exclusive in the state. The many fine beaches and several excellent natural harbors only add allure to this enticing region. For more information about homes that may fit your lifestyle, please contact Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at 800.339.6533.

A native of Marblehead, Massachusetts, veteran Coldwell Banker agent Bill Willis specializes in the luxury market of this historic North Shore community. Located approximately 15 miles north of Boston, this seaside town is coveted by commuters passionate about a coastal lifestyle. “I’ve had buyers walk right past the house to make sure the dock met their needs,” says Willis, who indicates an investment of about $3 million is required for a waterfront property. Vacation homes in Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard are hardly necessary for year-round residents of the North Shore, who are also relatively close to Vermont ski resorts in the winter. With a background in construction and development, Willis has an in-depth knowledge of the product, creating a distinct advantage for his clients. “My approach is to connect on a personal level, understanding my clients and interpreting their needs,” he says. “A thorough knowledge of the marketplace gives you the ability to be proactive on a buyer’s behalf,” adds this local expert. Although the Marblehead/North Shore luxury market was soft in 2009, Willis reports that confidence is building and he is optimistic that conditions will return to a more natural progression. “So far this year, we’ve been pleasantly surprised by the amount of activity,” he reports. Willis advises, however, that this is still the best time in 15 years to be a buyer. Willis and his wife, also a Marblehead native, have three children. He is an avid skier and tennis player, and three generations of the Willis family are actively involved in a food bank for the needy. — Bill Willis is with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The Northeastern Region includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Westchester County, N.Y.

M ASSACHUSETTS / M AINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE / RHODE ISLAND B OSTON, M ASSACHUSETTS This 12th-floor, 5,000-square-foot residence offers a foyer with limestone floor, a living room with walls of glass and 12-foot






supplemented by a breakfast room, and a magnificent master suite. Enjoy the services that the Mandarin Oriental is renowned for. Garaging for 2 cars. $13,700,000. FLORENCE MACKIE & DAVID MACKIE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 617.247.2909

W ELLESLEY H ILLS, M ASSACHUSET TS This magnificent estate property is located in the heart of Wellesley’s Cliff Estates and Farms neighborhood. The 3 acres of park-like grounds are embellished with specimen plantings, a pool, tennis court and a tranquil pond, setting the ideal tone for this renovated 17-room estate. The interior offers a 2-story foyer, banquet-sized dining room, a gourmet kitchen with breakfast room and a finished lower level. Includes a separate conforming building lot. $12,000,000. ADELE DAVID COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 781.237.9090

G ILFORD, N EW H AMPSHIRE This brilliant lakefront creation is surrounded by lush grounds with stone patios and commanding views. This sensational home includes 6 bedroom suites with a fabulous children’s wing, a library, conservatory and an incredible sports and spa zone. A carriage house and an additional 1.66-acre building lot are included. $12,000,000. SUSAN C. BRADLEY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 603.524.2255

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M ASSACHUSETTS / M AINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE / RHODE ISLAND W ESTON, M ASSACHUSETTS An exquisite stone-and-shingle country estate located in a coveted Weston Golf Club neighborhood, this property is comprised of 15 rooms and 6 bedrooms. A formal living room, banquet-sized dining room, 600-square-foot family room, custom kitchen and professional cinema all reflect cultivated taste. $10,000,000. LOIS CARNEY, SHERYL SIMON & AMY MIZNER COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 781.894.5555

B OSTON, M ASSACHUSETTS This rarely available, approximately 5,000-square-foot residence overlooks the Public Garden in a boutique building of only 7 homes. The living room with a Verde marble fireplace and French signature windows overlooks Swan Pond. Enjoy a formal dining room, gourmet kitchen and master suite with lavish bath. A direct coded-access elevator, security, 24/7 concierge and valet parking are all included. $9,399,000. MICHELE D E ANGELIS COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 617.247.2909

MEREDITH, NEW HAMPSHIRE Elegant appointments and breathtaking views are evident throughout this re-creation of a turn-of-thecentury, handcrafted lakefront residence set on 4.31 acres. The home is complete with state-of-the-art kitchens, soaring stone fireplaces, an in-law apartment, double boathouse, W-shaped dock, an outdoor kitchen, wine cellar, rooftop terrace and 832 feet of water frontage. $8,900,000. ELLEN MULLIGAN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 603.253.4345

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M ASSACHUSETTS / M AINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE / RHODE ISLAND H INGHAM, M ASSACHUSETTS Astounding 18-room compound gracing 2± waterfront acres with a deep-water dock and spellbinding vistas from the Boston skyline to Hingham Bay and beyond. The highest quality and architectural detailing is evident in the more than 10,000 square feet, with 5-piece crown molding, wainscoting, coffered ceilings and exquisite built-ins. $7,900,000. MAUREEN DORAN & TARA COVENEY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 781.749.4300

M ANCHESTER, M ASSACHUSETTS This turn-of-the-century oceanfront residence on Smith’s Point showcases unsurpassed views of the Atlantic Ocean and enviable access to Singing Beach. Principal rooms are suitable for a myriad of functions ranging from elaborate oceanfront entertaining to intimate gatherings. It is set on 1.47 acres with a tennis court, heated pool, hot tub, 2 gazebos and English gardens. $7,350,000. LAURA HALL & LYNDA SURDAM COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 978.526.7572

M ARBLEHEAD, M ASSACHUSET TS One of the most spectacular oceanfront locations in New England, this 4,700±-square-foot residence frames vistas of the illimitable Atlantic throughout. Situated on more than 2 acres of private grounds complete with breathtaking views, a private beach and a deep-water dock, this home fully embraces the ocean. Located just 18 miles north of Boston. $5,200,000. BILL WILLIS COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 781.631.9511

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M ASSACHUSETTS / M AINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE / RHODE ISLAND B ROOKLINE, M ASSACHUSETTS Unparalleled luxury awaits in prestigious Monmouth House, prominently sited just moments from Back Bay. This home’s dramatic design and sweeping spaces underwent a thoughtful architectural renovation, completed in 2009, marrying modern amenities to the splendid original detail. The spacious floor plan offers effortlessly connected gathering spaces for entertaining. $4,990,000. JAYNE BENNETT FRIEDBERG COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 617.796.6116

C ONCORD, M ASSACHUSET TS This stately 1918 Colonial Revival estate has been meticulously renovated and enlarged with exacting standards. The updated and added spaces embrace the historic features of the house creating a seamless blending of old and new. The brick residence enjoys original details, including 4 fireplaces, antique molding and carved mantles. Glorious and private, the 1.79 acres of lush lawns include a heated pool and a bluestone patio with fireplace. $3,249,000. BRIGITTE SENKLER & SHARON MENDOSA COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 978.369.3600

B ROOKLINE, M ASSACHUSETTS Set amongst approximately 14,000 square feet of meticulous gardens and mature landscaping, this stately residence enjoys views of historic Longwood Mall. The grand design of the home encompasses exquisite craftsmanship and custom millwork with understated elegance found throughout. Features include formal living and dining rooms with fireplaces, a graceful den and a wood-paneled library. $3,795,000. RONNI CASTY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 617.796.6180

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M ASSACHUSETTS / M AINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE / RHODE ISLAND B OSTON, M ASSACHUSETTS The Carlton House is located at the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Arlington Street. This 9th-floor, 3-bedroom residence has been tastefully renovated and showcases skyline views from the formal living room and the paneled library. The full-service residential building offers valet garage parking, 24-hour concierge and available services from the Taj Boston Hotel. $3,595,000. BRUCE E. M C LEAN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 617.723.2737

L EXINGTON, M ASSACHUSETTS Gracious 1910 Colonial-style residence features a 6,800square-foot interior, a 20-foot dining room with French doors leading to a private courtyard, and 6 bedrooms, including a deluxe master suite with cathedral ceiling, dressing room, gym and terrace. A shingled cottage, walkways and perennial gardens grace the enchanting .75acre grounds in the heart of Lexington Center. $2,950,000. ELIZABETH CRAMPTON COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 781.862.2600

K E N N E B U N K P O R T, M A I N E Expertly sited atop a granite knoll overlooking the rocky Southern Maine coastline, this “Grand Cottage” provides magnificent, unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean from almost every room. With more than 4,700 square feet of living space, this skillfully crafted home offers 7 bedrooms and 4.5 baths and a 2nd-floor master suite with ocean views. A separate carriage house is included. $2,800,000. JAMES APPLEBY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 207.967.9900

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M ASSACHUSETTS / M AINE / NEW HAMPSHIRE / RHODE ISLAND N EW S HOREHAM, R HODE I SLAND This fully restored Block Island compound with ocean views beyond the forever-green Hodge Preserve offers versatile island living options. The main home features 3 bedrooms, a living room and a large kitchen and dining area. The guesthouse is complete with 2 bedrooms. $1,799,000. JOHN CHAPSKI COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 401.884.8050

M I LT O N , M A S S A C H U S E T T S Enchanting and luxurious Shingle-style residence on fabled Adams Street. An octagonal front porch introduces this home with a flow-through front hall drawing attention to the back deck and gardens. Features include a professional theater, game room, gymnasium, 50-foot heated lap pool, a duo of wine cellars and stateof-the-art audio systems. $1,775,000. JOSEPHINE M C CLOSKEY & JULIANNE BRIDGEMAN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 617.696.4430

EAST GREENWICH, RHODE ISLAND Situated on more than 3 acres of land abutting conservation land with a lake and waterfall, this residence enjoys a contemporary layout with each room flowing seamlessly into the next. There is an expansive family room with cathedral ceiling, epicurean kitchen, a master suite and a separate guest suite. Beautiful emerald lawns include an inground heated pool. $1,695,000. DENISE LOISELLE & DEBORAH R. GOLD COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 401.247.0202

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CONNECTICUT / W E S T C H E S T E R C O U N T Y, N E W Y O R K GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT Situated on 5.24 private acres, surrounded by hundreds of acres of conservation land, this home was constructed by a noted architect and designer as her personal residence. The 10,000-square-foot, 6-bedroom residence is the epitome of understated elegance. Each room is a blend of sophistication, innovation and comfort, designed to blend the indoors with nature as it gently flows to outdoor living and dining rooms. $14,500,000. KATHRYN CLAUSS & JOANNE MANCUSO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT Engulfed in pastoral splendor, this 14-acre Georgian estate and its dependencies is one of a rare few remaining properties of its size south of the parkway, 8 minutes from downtown and less than 1 hour from Manhattan. Held in one family for 50 years this 1906 compound represents an opportunity to reinvigorate a charming heirloom or create a new custom landmark. $12,975,000. TAMAR LURIE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

F ARMINGTON, C ONNECTICUT Flanked by a gated entry, this contemporary estate is located amidst approximately 17 acres with a pond, pool, pool house and guest quarters. A 2-story entry foyer replete with marble and cascading natural light sets the stage for the 48,000 square feet. Grand-scale entertaining can be enjoyed with professional-grade kitchens, a banquet-sized dining room and a professional cinema. The walk-out lower level includes an entertainment room, indoor pool and gym. $10,900,000. ANA D. MOORE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

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CONNECTICUT / W E S T C H E S T E R C O U N T Y, N E W Y O R K W E S T P O R T, C O N N E C T I C U T Custom home in prestigious Old Hill is richly appointed with the craftsmanship of a bygone era. Its 13,000 square feet, 6 bedrooms and 6 full and 3 half baths occupy 4 finished levels serviced by an elevator. The home features a gourmet kitchen, spa-quality master suite, walnut-paneled library, wine cellar and tasting room, billiards room, home theater and fitness center. No expense has been spared to achieve quality, comfort, elegance and style. $6,599,000. EVI COGHLAN & MARCIE GOW PAJOLEK COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

N ORTH S ALEM, N EW Y ORK Extraordinary triumph of design and construction poised on the pinnacle of approximately 34 acres, commanding aweinspiring panoramas of its waterfront landscape. A dramatic foyer with a conical glassed roof introduces the approximately 16,000-square-foot interior defined by grand proportion and elegance. Indoor and outdoor pools, 3 Jacuzzis, a steam room, sauna, wine room and garaging for 10 cars will please the most discriminating buyer. $5,999,000. JERE JONES & MICHELLE MADAFFARI COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT Featuring more than 5 acres of subdivided land in a sought-after location, this unique opportunity presents a 4,000-square-foot home and a 2,360-square-foot home with 400-square-foot pool house. $6,495,000. KATHRYN CLAUSS & JOANNE MANCUSO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

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CONNECTICUT / W E S T C H E S T E R C O U N T Y, N E W Y O R K GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT Lead a charmed life in this gorgeous 10-bedroom, 5plus-bath residence, ideally set on 1.9 acres. An irresistible home provides space a plenty, with beautiful design features, a courtyard, a separate guesthouse and a pool house. On a private lane close to town. $5,200,000. JANICE GRIJNS COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

I RVINGTON, N EW Y ORK Flanked by a double-gated entrance, this classic center-hall residence showcases a renovated floor plan with the finest amenities throughout, yet retains its original 1920’s character. French doors transition to the formal living and dining rooms with period fireplaces. The kitchen incorporates stateof-the-art appliances and custom cabinetry. Located on 2.42 acres with a pool and tennis court in an estate neighborhood only 35 minutes to New York City. $4,500,000. THERESE MILITANA VALVANO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

MADISON, CONNECTICUT This private waterfront beauty has been masterfully constructed. The 4,400-square-foot contemporary-style residence enjoys 185 feet of sandy beach. Embellished by high ceilings and seaside panoramas, the European design showcases open living and dining rooms, an expansive family room and a gourmet kitchen. Four bedroom suites include a master with a waterfront balcony, office and bath with river stone and a rain shower. $4,250,000. LOREY WALZ & MEIG WALZ NEWCOMB COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

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CONNECTICUT / W E S T C H E S T E R C O U N T Y, N E W Y O R K B EDFORD, N EW Y ORK Magnificent sun-filled 9,500-square-foot estate on more than 4 acres with direct access to local riding trails. Generously proportioned rooms are enhanced by 11-foot ceilings, custom millwork, 4 fireplaces and an exquisite library. The state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen with breakfast room offers custom cabinetry and granite counters. Gorgeous gardens surround a heated pool, gazebo, flagstone terraces and lush lawns. $3,695,000. MADY WENGROVER COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

S CARSDALE, N EW Y ORK Custom residence is set on .75 of an acre of manicured grounds. Double doors open to a 25-foot grand foyer that sets the stage for expansive living areas to follow. Intricate architectural details are woven throughout the formal living room, banquet-sized dining room, gourmet kitchen with professional-grade appliances, and the completely remodeled baths. Seven bedrooms include a 1st-floor master suite. A stone terrace enjoys views of property and lake. $2,900,000. HELEN BADT COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

OLD GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT Elegant entrance gates open to .83 of an acre in an Old Greenwich private waterfront association. Five bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths and a smashing new kitchen and great room fit today’s lifestyle. Amenities include deeded access to Long Island Sound and a heated saltwater pool. Just a walk away from the Village of Old Greenwich and the beaches and the year-round fun of Tod’s Point. $3,495,000. NORA GIOVATI COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.767.0078

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FEATURED PROPERTIES OHIO & MINNESOTA MASON, OHIO — Welcome to the Chateau Tourelle, a custom Spencer Hill Estate Home creation, a 10-time-award-winning Homearama 2008 home. Stunning classical architecture, custom features and unrivaled quality come together in this 9,200square-foot ranch masterpiece. Inlaid marble and Brazilian cherry flooring grace the palatial estate. Located in prestigious Long Cove, it is convenient to I-71, fine dining and metropolitan-style shopping. More than half an acre of lush landscaping is decorated with an elegant water feature and a striking veranda. For more on this $2.095 million listing, contact Donna Steutermann of Coldwell Banker West Shell at 508.740.9256. NORTH OAKS, MINN. — One of Minnesota’s most unique houses is up for sale, and it has some roots that would make most history buffs sit up and take notice. The $3.8 million, 7,550-square-foot home sits on 5 acres with more than 800 feet of shoreline on Pleasant Lake in North Oaks. It was built in 1929 by Louis Hill, son of the wellknown James J. Hill, the “Empire Builder” and railroad tycoon of the Great Northern Railway. Known as “Cottage on the Hill,” the home was built to replicate a Swiss chalet. The original structure burned down and was rebuilt in 1930. For more on this $3.795 million listing, contact Pat McGrath of Coldwell Banker Burnet at 651.653.2449.

SPOTLIGHT: WILMETTE, ILLINOIS An ambitious undertaking to revitalize the landmark Mallinckrodt in the Park has launched in Wilmette, with local investors announcing a major effort to sell 32 condominium units in the historic building. The five-story, 180,000MALLINCKRODT square-foot Italian Renaissance structure has been a prominent landmark in Wilmette since 1918. In 2005, work began to convert the building; it was initially built as a convent and a college. Some features include: ● The former chapel has been converted into two penthouse units, each with two levels, 30-foot ceilings and cathedral-style arched windows. ● All units feature a minimum of 9-foot ceilings with hardwood floors in the foyer, living room, dining room and kitchen. ● Custom wood cabinetry, stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops. ● A two-story lobby with concierge service. ● An adjacent 14-acre park. ● The Wilmette Senior Center located at the South end of the building, which offers programs run by the Village of Wilmette Park District.

“The Mallinckrodt is a terrific show piece for Wilmette that has great historic significance and also provides a unique and exceptionally beautiful living environment,” said David Rosen, managing director of Long Grove Capital. “We are providing active seniors with the best of both worlds — an opportunity to be close to their families while experiencing the luxury of high-end amenities without the hassle.” Reuben Warshawsky, president of Chord Realty Group, and Rosen are partnering with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage to sell the remaining units with prices ranging from $235,000 for a one-bedroom unit to $750,000 for a three-bedroom penthouse with cathedral ceilings. The units range from 1,000 square feet to 3,000 square feet. “These prices are 35 percent to 45 percent below where prices were a few years ago,” said Warshawsky, “and our target customer understands that this is an historic opportunity to take advantage of such great values.” A team of Coldwell Banker Realtors, led by Ted Pickus from the Coldwell Banker Highland Park office, is marketing the property through its own Web site (, Internet exposure with enhanced online listings, print media advertising and reaching out to the company’s 3,800 agents.

Minnesota Mover Coldwell Banker Burnet’s Barry Berg is bullish about the Twin Cities, where the harsh climate does not hamper a thriving economy or vibrant arts community. “People here embrace the theater of the seasons,” explains Minnesota’s top-selling Realtor. Berg returned to his childhood home of Minneapolis after earning degrees at Princeton and Harvard Business School. Too entrepreneurial for the corporate culture, he embarked on his real estate career in 1981, when interest rates peaked at 18 percent. Berg loves working with people, even during the emotional experience of buying or selling a luxury residence. “I provide the best quality counsel and service to my clients…pushing the frontiers of professionalism in the industry,” says Berg of his approach to customer service. “I’m in the business of providing trust relationships,” he adds. With its diverse economic base, the Twin Cities is not a boom-and-bust market, and luxury home values have suffered much less than in many major metropolitan areas. Nonetheless, 2010 is an excellent entry point, according to Berg, who insists that buyers planning on staying in their homes for five or more years can be assured of a good investment. For $2 million, an exceptional property with 6,500-7,000 square feet of custom living space can be acquired. Berg is proud of the Twin Cities’ well-established traditions of philanthropy, and is very much a part of that spirit. He is extremely active in the local arts community, dedicating his energies to Minneapolis’ acclaimed MacPhail Center for Music and other Twin Cities institutions. Although he specializes in luxury properties, Berg supports non-profit housing programs benefiting low-income households. E-Mail:

The Central Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Missouri.

M I N N E S O TA O R O N O, M I N N E S O TA This spectacular Lake Minnetonka Estate just west of Wayzata features 26.5 very private park-like acres with 1,250 feet of level southwest-facing lakeshore, a 10,000square-foot custom-built home designed to maximize views of the lake, a horse barn, a caretaker’s house and 6 heated garage stalls. Possible subdivision potential into 10 lots. $14,900,000. JOHN ADAMS COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 612.720.4827 952.475.9228

C H A M P L I N , M I N N E S O TA This masterpiece on the Mississippi River was custom built in 2007. The foyer has elegant dual grand staircases and a granite, mosaic, medallion inlay. A boat house and a sheltered boat slip take advantage of the 130 feet of river frontage. A home theater enhances the 7,800 square feet, as well as 7 bedrooms and 7 baths, including two master suites. $2,200,000. MIKE STEADMAN COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 612.296.0900

O R O N O, M I N N E S O TA This sophisticated Cape Cod residence is set on 6.8 acres with unbelievable vistas of prestigious Lake Minnetonka and the Minneapolis skyline. The home offers 6,250 square feet of high-quality, detailed finishes throughout. There are formal living and dining rooms, open casual family rooms, a library with tongue-in-groove barrel ceilings and sun-filled expanses of glass. $2,195,000. JEFF MARTINEAU COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 952.210.2626

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M I N N E S O TA L A K E M I N N E T O N K A , M I N N E S O TA This truly remarkable Mediterranean masterpiece is highlighted by incredible design details and impeccable craftsmanship. Enjoy a wonderful layout with flexibility and endless features. Outside, impressive gardens and landscaping, stunning views, 114 feet of perfect sand and rip rap shoreline, a large level yard and a heated pool further enhance the offering. Furnishings, boat and dock negotiable. $4,975,000. GARY PETERSEN COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 952.451.0284

L A K E M I N N E T O N K A , M I N N E S O TA A very special opportunity. Own one of the last remaining close-in estate sites that will ever be available on Lake Minnetonka. A rare 7.7 acres of forest, lawn and gardens with 222 feet of level lakeshore on Wayzata Bay. The stunning home is to be built. Offered at $8,450,000 or lot alone for $4,950,000. GARY PETERSEN COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 952.451.0284

W AY Z ATA , M I N N E S O TA This sophisticated new construction condo is one block from Lake Minnetonka in historic and charming downtown Wayzata. Its finely tuned design features many amenities, a large veranda and a private rooftop deck with lake views. The home offers spacious owner and guest suites, a grand kitchen and a flowing plan. Heated parking is included in this turn-key 2-unit building. $1,395,000. GARY PETERSEN COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 952.451.0284

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M I N N E S O TA C H A N H A S S E N , M I N N E S O TA This spectacular 2006 Luxury Tour home with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths offers panoramic views of Lake Lucy. The French manor-style residence has extensive detailing throughout. Inside, there is a sport court, theater room, English pub and 3-season porch. Outside, enjoy the gorgeous landscaping and pool. $1,995,000. DIANA JOHNSON COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 952.946.1637

M I N N E A P O L I S , M I N N E S O TA The historic Van Dusen mansion has turrets, a tower, intricate detailing and skyline views of downtown Minneapolis. Completely restored and modernized with turn-of-the-century elegance, there are 3 buildings, including a carriage house, comprising 23,000 total square







Residential/commercial zoning. $1,995,000. JIMMY FOGEL COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 612.889.2000

S T. P AU L , M I N N E S O TA Tradition and innovation combine in this architecturally designed home that was beautifully conceived and executed. The open-concept living space is flooded with light from 2story windows on a tree-filled lot. A hidden staircase leads to an amusement room with the feel of an elegant private club. All on St. Paul’s magnificent Summit Avenue. $1,500,000. SANDY AARON & NANCY LAKE-SMITH COLDWELL BANKER BURNET 651.282.9606 651.592.5269

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U PPER A RLINGTON, O HIO Living here is just like being on vacation all year round. This 7,749-square-foot private retreat is situated on 2 acres of secluded grounds. There is a stunning stainless-steel indoor swimming pool and an adjacent, separate apartment. The home offers breathtaking views from every window, plus 5 new HVACs, updated electric, new stainless water heaters, a hot tub and pool decking. $1,595,000. DIANE KOONTZ & PAULA KOONTZ GILMOU COLDWELL BANKER KING THOMPSON 614.792.0808

P OWELL, O HIO One of the finest homes in the Powell area is value priced to sell quickly. This residence offers 7,250 square feet of pure luxury, with gorgeous hardwoods, a gourmet kichen, a luxury 1st-floor master suite, a rich 14-by-16-foot library, 4 fireplaces, large bedrooms, a monster-sized screened porch, the finest home theater, and upgraded wood trims and molding. An incredible walk-out to the patio and its private ravine setting complete this stunning offering. $1,295,000. MATHIAS MARKETING TEAM COLDWELL BANKER KING THOMPSON 614.792.0808

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C I N C I N N AT I , O H I O This grand custom-built home boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, including a luxurious 1st-floor master suite. The finely appointed interior offers spacious well-proportioned rooms, extensive crown molding, gleaming hardwood, 10-foot ceilings and an elevator. The stunning kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances, granite counters and a wonderful island with vegetable sink. Completing the floor plan is a lower level perfect for entertaining. Outside, there is a fabulous 4-season landscaped yard with a charming bridge over a waterfall and an oversized 3-car garage. This home truly has it all with a fantastic location and a lovely setting. $1,850,000. HALLIE GOLDCAMP, COLDWELL BANKER WEST SHELL 513.686.7667

C I N C I N N AT I , O H I O Own tomorrow and every minute of your today at this amazing property. Be just minutes to the hangar, marina, first tee or Fountain Square from this rare estate known as Rolling Oaks. Sited majestically on 5.15 acres at the foot of California Golf Course and Columbia’s Mount Lookout, this is a spectacular home in a prime location. $1,849,000. GAIL COUGHLIN, COLDWELL BANKER WEST SHELL 513.686.7667

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS—This exceptional, full-floor Gold Coast penthouse residence is on the 37th floor of a premier building. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Michigan, Oak Street Beach and East Lake Shore Drive. This spacious 4,300-square-foot, 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath condominium feels like a single-family home. The thoughtfully designed floor plan is perfect for entertaining. The elevator opens to a private entry hall exclusive to this residence. There is a gallery and reception foyer, where one is drawn to the 80-foot expanse of windows with picture-perfect views. Attention to fine detail and quality is immediately apparent, with marble floors, exquisite millwork, elegant hardware and built-ins. This home features separate rooms which can be closed off by pocket doors for formal entertaining, including the living room, dining room, breakfast room and library with spectacular north view. A large kitchen is adjacent to the breakfast room. The 1,000-square-foot master suite has “his” and “her” baths. All bedrooms have a magnificent view of the city. This intimate, service-oriented building offers 24-hour doormen, a full-time maintenance staff and a resident engineer. Additional amenities include valet parking, free guest parking, an outdoor pool, and exercise and party rooms. Steps away from Michigan Avenue for shopping, restaurants, entertainment and more. City living at its best! $1,650,000. LINDA GOLDMAN, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 773.383.7192

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L A K E F O R E S T, I L L I N O I S Exquisite Howard Van Doren Shaw lakefront home is extensively renovated with a superb blend of classic detail and a gracious floor plan. Enjoy ever-changing Lake Michigan views from the terraces, and summer days in the pool or on the sheltered beach. $14,500,000. NED SKAE & BETH MARTIN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 847.234.8000

HIGHLAND PARK, ILLINOIS Set on nearly 2 acres of beautiful property is this exquisite residence reminiscent of the classic homes of Cape Cod. Just 2 blocks from the lake, the resort-like property includes ravines, a pool and spa and a sport court. The walk-out lower level provides incomparable space and includes a home theater. No expense was spared in the creation of this architecturally exciting home that will truly exceed all expectations. $5,250,000. NANCY GREENBERG COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 847.867.2643

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ILLINOIS C H I C AG O, I L L I N O I S Elegant 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home is in the prestigious Fordham Building. Custom designer finishes are found throughout. A chef ’s kitchen is perfect for your in-house gourmet. There is private elevator access and 2-car private garage. Enjoy an indoor pool, spa and theater. This is the pinnacle of luxury living. $2,265,000. NADINE L. FERRATA & KAREN PETERSON COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 312.915.4713 312.504.1358

B ARRINGTON H ILLS, I LLINOIS This luxurious 6-bedroom, 7.5-bath estate rests on approximately 5 private park-like acres. Features include a 1st-floor master suite, 5 fireplaces, well-appointed baths, and an expansive walk-out lower level with full kitchen, rec room, wine cellar, exercise room, office and arts and crafts room. There is a breathtaking in-ground pool with cascading rock waterfall, English gardens and a 4-car garage. $2,199,000. BEVERLY ROSS COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 847.465.3693

C H I C AG O, I L L I N O I S This fantastic sun-lit jewel in Old Town is a premier builder’s own home, crafted with integrity and genius workmanship. This 30-foot-wide home features 5 to 6 bedrooms with 4-plus baths. An impeccable renovation has given this historic residence the perfect blend of Old World details and today’s sophistication. Plus, parking has been paid for one year. $1,895,000. KAREN PETERSON COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 312.504.1358

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TOWN & COUNTRY, MISSOURI—Set in a new 5-lot subdivision, this new construction by Rehnquist Design & Build is ready for occupancy. The home offers approximately 6,350 square feet on the 1st and 2nd levels, all on a 1.8-acre homesite. Features include a full masonry exterior with a 4-car garage. 10-to-14-foot ceilings on the 1st floor with a 2-story foyer. Other highlights include a fabulous kitchen, hearth room and family living space. A main-level master suite has 2 dressing rooms and a luxury bath. There are 4 additional bedroom suites on the 2nd floor plus a second laundry. Exceptional custom detail and marble, granite and hardwood finishes are found throughout. The walk-out lower level with 10-foot foundation pour and approximately 2,150 square feet of lowerlevel finish includes a wet bar, bedroom, bath and fireplace. The total living area is approximately 8,500 square feet. This is a unique opportunity to be in a new subdivision in Town & Country where all the houses are the same age and caliber, with 3 homes already completed and occupied. $2,798,000. ANNE RYAN, COLDWELL BANKER GUNDAKER 314.750.4445

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F RONTENAC, M ISSOURI This elegant, immaculate Johnson-built home boasts exquisite detail and is located on a private 1-plus-acre lot in a gated community. This residence offers approximately 7,900 square feet of living space and exemplifies attention to detail, with many custom upgrades and unique architectural designs incorporating wood, marble and texture. Offered at $2,249,000. JILL KELLY, COLDWELL BANKER GUNDAKER 314.993.8000

L A K E S T. L O U I S , M I S S O U R I This is the most fabulous and unique waterfront property ever marketed in Lake St. Louis with 5.24 acres of towering oak trees and more than 490 feet of level shoreline on the large lake, including a 20-by-50-foot, 2-slip dock—the largest on the lake—plus a Malibu ski boat and pontoon boat. The word custom doesn’t come close to describing the magnitude of this home. The Italian marble patio overlooks the lake and the hot tub has its own private deck. It also offers interior design by Diane Breckenridge. $1,988,000.


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SUNSET HILLS, MISSOURI Classic elegance describes this remarkable custom-built, Sunset Hills home with amazing millwork. A minimum of 10-foot ceilings enhance the 1st floor with 2-story foyer and massive staircases boasting wrought-iron balusters. The gourmet kitchen has cherrywood cabinets, granite tops, 2 sinks, 2 dishwashers, 2 refrigerators, 2 ovens, a microwave, warmer, cook top, wine cooler, ice machine and desk. The formal dining room offers seating for 12, and the 2-story great room hosts an ornate fireplace and is flanked with a wall of windows overlooking a covered portico and Baker heated pool. Offered at $1,650,000. SUSAN RAIMONDO, COLDWELL BANKER GUNDAKER 314.910.2057

GLENCOE, MISSOURI Situated on 10 acres, this property overlooks Kennedy Equestrian Stables with spectacular views. The seller is offering 1 year of riding lessons and a $200-credit per month toward private/semi-private/group lessons. The grand front porch spans the width of the house with a double-door entry and 2 side doors into the family room and living room, each with a fireplace. Other highlights, such as maple floors throughout further distinguish this offering. Offered at $1,475,000. CAROLE BERNSEN, COLDWELL BANKER GUNDAKER 314.835.3809

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SAN FRANCISCO A WORLD-RENOWNED CITY: COSMOPOLITAN FLAIR AND DIVERSE AMENITIES SAN FRANCISCO has long been known as one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse cities in the world. Each year, several million visitors travel from all over the world to take in all that the City by the Bay has to offer. Songs have been written about it and movements have been born in it. From the bustling cable cars to the steaming clam chowder on Fisherman’s Wharf, one thing can always be said about San Francisco – it’s truly a city with something for everyone. What started out as a fishing village of 1,000 grew to a bustling city during the California Gold Rush and now has a population of approximately 800,000. While it’s not the largest city in terms of size and population, San Francisco is filled with so many wonderful attractions, restaurants and hotels that it would take a lifetime to explore everything it has to offer.


San Francisco $3,250,000 MLS# 365961

San Francisco

$3,990,000 MLS# 366555

San Francisco $2,795,000 MLS# 365348

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$4,498,000 MLS# 366871

JUST THE FACTS… Interesting things you may not know about San Francisco: ➢

The city is built on 43 hills

Denim jeans were invented here for gold miners who were in need of a pair of comfortable, durable pants

San Francisco is made up of over 20 neighborhoods in approximately 46 square miles, each with its own unique footprint

America’s first Irish coffee was created at the Buena Vista Restaurant, which serves about 2,000 of them daily

It takes so long to touch up the paint on the Golden Gate Bridge that by the time the painters have gone from one end to the other they have to start all over again

Lombard Street, famously known as the “crookedest street in the world,” is in fact not the crookedest street that can be found in San Francisco. Vermont Avenue at 20th Street is.

The Western Region includes Colorado, Northern California and Utah.

ENCOUNTERS David Bellings... A top San Francisco agent and associate broker, David has been working with upscale buyers and sellers since 1986.

Q: Of all the homes you have either helped list or purchase, what are some of the most unique features you have seen? A: Aside from some incredible world-class views, I recently represented the seller of a home on the cliffs in Sea Cliff, which had an indoor swimming pool that had been used for filming in a recent movie shoot in the city. However, the truly unique features over the years have not been the real estate, but the people who I am fortunate to have had as clients or met as buyers. I have represented writers, rock stars, Olympic athletes, movie moguls, and prominent CEOs, to name a few. Even the lesser well-known buyers and sellers come from a wide variety of businesses and backgrounds, and that usually differentiates one transaction from the other. As a result, I have made some very dear friends over the years, which is a wonderful byproduct of my business. Q: How has your background in law helped you in your real estate career and with selling homes? A: Having practiced as a real estate and tax lawyer when first starting out in San Francisco, and also being a CPA, has been invaluable over the years. It has helped me provide a level of service truly unsurpassed in the real estate industry. There is a comfort level that my clients have when working with me given my attention to detail, negotiation skills and my knowledge of law and accounting. I cannot think of better training to handle what is very often times the largest investment my clients will make. Q: What trends are you seeing in the San Francisco real estate market right now? A: Families are expanding and, as a result, need more space. These trade-up buyers are taking advantage of being able to purchase a home that may have been out of their reach previously. Additionally, we have been seeing an increase in foreign buyers as San Francisco is still the gold standard throughout the world for real estate. Ultimately, buying in San Francisco is one of the safest investments you can make to secure appreciation in the future. Q: What is your most memorable transaction and why? A: The most memorable transaction was the one where I met my wife during a showing — she was the listing agent. When asked about the home, my client responded by saying he liked the home but, more importantly, he strongly advised me to ask the listing agent out for a date. I did and the rest is history. Will never forget that one.


WAILEA, HAWAII—Luxury living at its best. This exquisite view property in the new, private, gated community sits between a stretch of golden sand beach and picturesque golf courses on Maui’s Wailea Coast. Breathtaking panoramic views of ocean and warm tropical breezes intoxicate the senses and renew the spirit. The 1.038-acre estate features the 7,487-square-foot main residence divided into 3 wings that embrace a 2,636-square-foot lanai area with the lagoon-like swimming pool as its centerpiece. The pool, fed by 35-foot waterfalls cascading over lava rock, meanders through the interior lanai and features a swim-up bar in a poolside cabana. Covered walkways connect the wings, which include 4 bedroom/bath suites, a fabulous kitchen, a media room, and, on the upper level, 2 master suites with balconies that overlook the ocean and the outer islands beyond. Hale O’Ola...“House of Life”...a place to rejuvenate. Offered at $14,995,000 FS. MIKAKO T. BORDEN COLDWELL BANKER PACIFIC PROPERTIES 808.497.6211

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K A I L U A , H AWA I I A Place in Paradise is a large comfortable beachfront home located in the lovely Hale Kai Surf & Racquet Club on world renown Kailua Beach. This attractive 5-bedroom and 5.5-bath home has expansive views of Kailua Beach, vintage coral walls in the living and family rooms, and 2 fireplaces. This inviting home is a permitted vacation rental that accommodates 14 comfortably. It’s the perfect place to enjoy relaxing in the gentle surf, strolls along the white-sand beach, and gracious Hawaiian-style living. $4,950,000 FS. HOLLACE A. “HOLLY” TURL & KATHY GRINDLE COLDWELL BANKER PACIFIC PROPERTIES 808.722.6871 808.864.3127

H O N O L U L U , H AWA I I A waterfall, Koi pond, landscaping and rolling lawn frame this stunning waterfront home. The pool and lanai feature Diamond Head, sunset and sweeping ocean views. Enjoy 2 second-level master suites, a rear wing with 2 bedrooms, baths and maid’s quarters, an elevator, wine cellar and a music room. The gated garage and motor court provide comfort and privacy. Wood floors add appeal, and the oceanfront setting is truly one of a kind. $5,980,000 FS. SHIRLEIGH L. CLARK COLDWELL BANKER PACIFIC PROPERTIES 808.226.2422

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D ENVER, C OLORADO Escape to your own personal secluded resort in Cherry Creek, conveniently located near shops and restaurants in a private, gated enclave. This developer’s own home features countless upgrades including a cook’s kitchen featuring Viking appliances, hand-finished Venetian plaster walls, an elevator serving all 3 levels, a 3-car heated garage, 14 sets of French doors, a deck and 4 or 5 bedrooms, including a dream master suite with separate retreat. The lower level features a home theater with stadium-style seating, wine cellar and work-out/game rooms. Enjoy the incredible outdoor areas featuring a salt-water pool, loggia with fireplace, outdoor shower, salt-water Jacuzzi/fountain and gas fire pit with built-in seating. Quality finishes and details abound throughout this magnificent city retreat. $2,497,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

L ITTLETON, C OLORADO This custom home was designed by architect Ken Riley and is truly a masterpiece of design, style and effective green construction methods. Every room features sophisticated and dramatic design elements, while also providing the open floor plan designed for the modern lifestyle. The exterior is just as impressive, with expansive decks and an outdoor kitchen that includes a stainless-steel grill, sink and refrigerator, an outdoor fireplace for the cool evenings, a covered gazebo with an 8-person hot tub and a lower-level fire pit and 2nd water feature. This home is the perfect blend of style and green design, with no details overlooked. $1,799,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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G OLDEN, C OLORADO This luxurious custom home is located in the quaint and private neighborhood of the Estates at Applewood Ponds in Golden, Colorado, near the Rolling Hills Country Club. It sits at the end of a private cul-de-sac surrounded by luxury homes. Built by Tesoro Builders, it boasts exceptional craftsmanship and has a very unique boutique design that will make you feel like you’re living in your dream home. The gourmet kitchen has a special barrel-vaulted ceiling design with high-end amenities everywhere you turn. There are wonderful designer touches throughout. This gorgeous home truly has everything you could desire. $1,599,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

D ENVER, C OLORADO This wonderful house boasts more than 4,200 finished square feet, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, new interior paint throughout and a chef ’s kitchen with granite countertops, walk-in pantry and tons of cabinet space. Additionally, it boasts a formal dining room, light and bright open floor plan, hardwood floors throughout, a new finished basement with wet bar and playroom and an attached, oversized 2-car garage. A wonderful master suite with mountain views, office with private entry, 1st-floor laundry room and a gorgeous backyard with large deck complete the home. $799,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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E VERGREEN, C OLORADO Elegant, quality finishes and details abound throughout this approximately 9,000-square-foot, 4-bedroom, 6-bath residence. Architecturally alluring, the home boasts soaring ceilings, massive beams, vast expanses of windows and curved walls. Warm, rich woods and gorgeous tile, slate and granite delight the senses. Striking expansive views, excellent proximity to the town of Evergreen and incredible value add to the appeal. $1,390,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

E VERGREEN, C OLORADO Located in the Ridge at Hiwan, minutes from schools, trails and Interstate 70, this ranch home boasts approximately 9,570 square feet and sits on a nearly 1.5-acre lot. Features include 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, a 4-car garage, 4 fireplaces, a theater room, exercise area, recreation room, 2 home offices and a tremendous open floor plan. With exceptional craftsmanship and beautifully appointed accents, this home has a wonderful blend of luxury and comfort. $2,000,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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S A LT L A K E C I T Y, U TA H This exquisite home that was seismically designed is constructed from steel and concrete, with spectacular views of the entire valley. The 5bedroom, 6-bath home with 4 decks is located on a peaceful cul-de-sac and is in an excellent neighborhood. From the moment you walk through the front door, you will fall in love with this home and its refined details. The steel double doors open up to an amazing entryway with a unique 2-story water feature and glass staircase. An open floor plan boasts contemporary flair, with a stainless-steel gourmet commercial kitchen, dining room with huge picture windows and an attached family room. Whether you are enjoying the game room or gym, this home is great for entertaining. $1,695,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

D R A P E R , U TA H Welcome home to expansive views of the entire Salt Lake Valley. This Old World estate will welcome you with rich Tuscan colors, warm woodwork and an inviting open floor plan. The estate is nestled against calming mountain scenery, boasting peaceful starry nights in the Draper benches. $1,340,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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D R A P E R , U TA H This exquisite builder’s own home has no detail spared, with impeccable craftsmanship throughout. Located in a coveted neighborhood, it features a 100-percent brick exterior, 2 gourmet kitchens with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, gorgeous Brazilian cherry hardwood floors upstairs and downstairs, and an amazing home theater. The home boasts more than 8,000 square feet, an expansive master bedroom and 6 additional bedrooms with their own playroom and private bath. The home is located on an approximately .46-acre lot with a covered deck that overlooks majestic mountain views. A monitored security system, 2 extra-large storage rooms with built-in shelves and 3 laundry room hook-ups complete the offering. $1,295,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

S A N D Y, U TA H This magnificent, newly remodeled estate nestles up to the national forest and offers breathtaking valley and mountain views. With impeccable craftsmanship, it boasts more than 7,000 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 3 family rooms, 4 fireplaces and a huge 3-car garage. Features include a tiered home theater room, dramatic 2-story entry, built-in cabinetry, family/game room and a gourmet kitchen with Wolf stove, granite countertops and alder cabinets. Additionally, the home has an inviting family room with fireplace, lots of storage and an office with built-in cabinetry and French doors to the patio and pool. The large 2nd kitchen has a walk-out to the pool area, which includes a dressing area and sports court. The home is situated on an approximately .91-acre lot with park-like yard, waterfall and pond. $1,195,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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D R A P E R , U TA H Feel right at home in this beautiful custom home featuring exquisite craftsmanship, a fully integrated sound system inside and out, a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, gas cooktop, food preparation and serving island, and a dining area that opens to a spacious family room. The front room is flexible space that can be a formal dining area. The grand master suite has vaulted ceilings, a closet with skylight and builtin organizers, a double-sink vanity, walk-in shower and jetted tub. The extra-wide staircase opens to the entertainment and game areas and has a bar and kitchenette. Walk out from the lower level to a relaxing water feature in the spacious fenced yard. All this is set in a convenient location for hiking, biking, equestrian center, ski resorts, schools, shopping and downtown. $1,190,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

O G D E N , U TA H Located in a secluded cul-de-sac in an outstanding neighborhood, this incredible home boasts tremendous views of the mountains and valley. The custom home features 4 bedrooms, 6 baths, a large main-floor office/library with mahogany built-ins, wonderful indoor pool, skylights, beautiful windows and lots of light. The updated theater room is filled with top-quality equipment and furnishings. There is a superb storage room for hobbies in the finished area below the oversized 3-car garage. This home is great for entertaining or to satisfy your dreams. The extra-large master suite features high-end built-ins in the closet room, an exercise or office area and a newly completed master bath, with all the amenities, including a laundry area. An elegant spiral staircase plus an elevator allow for great accessibility. $1,100,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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WOODSIDE, CALIFORNIA—Here, in this exceptional knoll-top setting adjacent to the town of Atherton, are approximately 20 acres available for sale. With rolling meadows and expanses of usable land, this location boasts magnificent views from the San Francisco Bay to the glorious western hills. Pass through the gated entrance and feel the suspense build as you mingle with the shadows of the tree-lined entrance road. The privacy of the acreage embraces you from every angle as stretches of land create a prelude to the main home. The property’s original 7-bedroom home, with classic Prairie-style design, recalls the days when prosperous San Francisco families established country estates here. The rear grounds have lush stretches of lawn with mature trees and foliage and tree-shaded walkways that pass through flourishing greenery. The pool is situated amid lawn and trees. A tennis court and fruit orchards add to the relaxed setting. Elsewhere, open stretches of land allow for additional equestrian development. All of this beauty is intertwined with lush meadows and majestic oaks that enrich the scenic splendor. This offering provides close-in convenience, a rarity for such large acreage. Located within the excellent Las Lomitas School District. $14,900,000. STEVEN LESSARD, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 650.851.2649

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SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA—Imagine being on the fantail of a luxury cruise ship with every possible amenity at your beck and call. Feel the exuberance of the waves and white water crashing on the reefs with the total security of knowing that this home was built to be part of nature’s elements. The home is a fortress designed for total security yet a decorator showcase that would make any sailor yearn to be back on the sea. It features 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 2 stories, approximately 4,420 square feet and an attached 2-car garage. $4,995,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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SAUSALITO, CALIFORNIA—This stunning Mediterranean masterpiece nestled in the hills of Sausalito was designed to capture the breathtaking views from San Francisco, the Bay and the Sausalito waterfront. The home is stunning in its simplicity, elegance and sophistication, with superior quality finishes and amenities throughout. It is situated close to Sausalito’s quaint village, ferry and shops, on lushly landscaped grounds with patios and terraces to enjoy the spectacular ever-changing water views. The spacious living area with fireplace opens to the formal dining area and the high-end kitchen. High ceilings and limestone floors enhance its Mediterranean charm. Large terraces surround the main living areas and master suite. The fabulous well-thought-out kitchen is a chef ’s dream come true. Custom cherry cabinetry is accented with travertine countertops and professional-grade, stainless-steel appliances. The master suite with expansive windows is situated in its own secluded wing of the residence. Soak your cares away in the sumptuous claw-footed soaking tub and enjoy the oversized shower while contemplating the breathtaking views. This home exemplifies urban California living at its best. $4,390,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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CARMEL HIGHLANDS, CALIFORNIA This oceanfront home is currently being masterfully constructed on an approximately .50-acre parcel of such innovative design and sheer drama that it vies for attention with the pounding Pacific Ocean itself. The views are of crashing waves, rugged granite outcroppings, passing whales, frolicking otters and staggering sunsets. Boasting approximately 5,000 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, from the ground-up it is pure top-quality construction. $7,995,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

CARMEL, CALIFORNIA East Coast beach cottage living comes west with this magnificently rebuilt Cape Cod cottage near Carmel Point. Featuring an authentic East Coast-style boardwalk leading to the single-level shingled cottage, this 3-bedroom, 2-bath home boasts finishes and style not often found. Great care in design and workmanship are found throughout, from the rich wood flooring to the gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances, cabinets and countertops. A master bedroom with vintage bath and 2 guest bedrooms, each with private boardwalk deck gardens, complete the home. $1,799,000.


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approximately 2 oak-studded acres has breathtaking Bay and San Francisco views. The beautiful double entry doors and marble foyer lead to the amazing living room with an exposed wood-beam ceiling, large fireplace and picture windows that frame the incredible views. Features include a large family room/kitchen, a formal dining room, 3 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 baths. A long, meandering driveway leads to one of the most enchanted settings in one of the most prestigious locations in Hillsborough. $2,828,000.

H ILLSBOROUGH, C ALIFORNIA Designed by renowned Los Angeles architect Craig Ellwood and completed in 1961, this breathtaking, steelbeam-construction Contemporary is truly a work of art. Located on a cul-de-sac in one of the finest golf-course locations, this approximately 3,700-square-foot classic offers 5 bedrooms plus a den and 4 baths, with most of the rooms oriented around a stunning, central courtyard pool. A truly rare opportunity to own an architecturally significant masterpiece. $2,850,000.

H ILLSBOROUGH, C ALIFORNIA Exuding endless charm, this lovely 1936 wooded retreat is situated on more than 1 acre with a pool and multiple patios. Features include an amazing living room with an exposed-beam wood ceiling, formal dining room, classic cook’s kitchen with a breakfast nook and a total of 5 bedroom suites in approximately 3,700 square feet. Beautiful French doors and large picture-frame windows bring the picturesque outdoor setting in and make this home great for both entertaining and peaceful relaxation. $1,995,000.


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CALIFORNIA H ILLSBOROUGH, C ALIFORNIA This magnificent estate on approximately 3.4 acres was built in 1981 by the original developer of the Tobin Clark Estate area as his personal residence. Features include breathtaking San Francisco and Bay views, more than 7,000 square feet, 6 bedroom suites, 7.5 baths and a wood-paneled library. It features a gated driveway with porte cochere, a 3-car garage, waterfalls, 4 fireplaces and an outstanding yard with lawns, pool and tennis court overlooking the incredible views. $4,789,000.

H ILLSBOROUGH, C ALIFORNIA This beautifully updated home set in a great location offers approximately 2,900 square feet. The living, dining and family rooms all feature cathedral ceilings, while the open floor plan is great for entertaining. The home offers 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, all in the same wing. Features include a cherry-wood kitchen with granite countertops, a breakfast nook accessing the yard and a tremendous amount of natural light. $1,899,000.

H ILLSBOROUGH, C ALIFORNIA Elegant 1-level home offers 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths in a flowing floor plan. A large living room with soaring ceiling, a formal dining room with yard access and a massive family room adjoining the updated kitchen are just some of this home’s amenities. The master-bedroom suite opens to a deck and patio that overlook the lush lawns, verdant landscaping and sparkling swimming pool. Located in a very desirable lower north Hillsborough location. $2,195,000.


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C AMINO, C ALIFORNIA The historic Crystal Springs Gardens were painted by Thomas Kinkade in his “Sunday in Apple Hill.” With a Victorian farmhouse built in 1905, the estate features 3 homes plus a studio apartment. A commercial kitchen, pergola and exceptional equine facilities complete the home. $4,200,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

T RUCKEE, C ALIFORNIA This gorgeous near-new home is located in desirable Tahoe Donner. The stunning interior offers a huge gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors, a spacious dining room, 4 spacious bedrooms, a large bonus/media room upstairs and a vast great room with vaulted ceilings and incredible views. Don’t miss this incredible offering. $1,299,000. COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 888.422.6584

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SITE SEEING Beverly Hills luxury real estate agents Sally Forster Jones and Joyce Rey share two eye-inspiring listings to watch this spring. Rocky Oaks Estate, Sally Forster Jones’ $65 million hilltop estate, offers 360-degree panoramas of the wineryPanoramic views and Old World architecture set rich Malibu Canyon, Conejo Valley, San Rocky Oaks Estate apart. Fernando Valley, and Pacific Ocean. The 37-acre parcel encompasses a Tuscanstyle residence complete with a viewing tower, an award-winning vineyard, fruit orchards, additional pads for helicopter landing site, a guesthouse and guard gate. Joyce Rey calls the views at the 123Breathtaking views inspire at Hummingbird acre “Hummingbird Nest Ranch” in Simi Nest Ranch, listed for $75 million. Valley “breathtaking” and “beyond compare.” One of the finest equestrian compounds in Southern California, the $75 million estate includes a 17,000-square-foot Mission-style residence, six large detached guesthouses, 10 separate staff houses and professional equestrian facilities spanning more than 30,000 square feet.

ROOMS WITH A VIEW When it comes to real estate, the mantra has always been “location, location, location.” But the view — whether it’s panoramic, ocean, mountain, valley or desert — has the power to elevate a luxury property from grand to grandest. Because of Santa Barbara County’s dynamic topography, Randy Solakian of Coldwell Banker Previews International® has represented some of the most spectacular view estates and ranches in Montecito, Santa Barbara and Hope Ranch. “The view is an important amenity, but the value of a property is still primarily based on location,” explains Solakian, whose real estate portfolio spans from the mountains to the ocean and includes 360-degree panoramas. “That being said, the quality of the view, along with location, size, architecture, topography, privacy, landscape and additional amenities such as a pool, tennis court or guesthouse are paramount in determining value. Most of my clients consider the amenity list, and, more importantly, the manner in which the amenities combine to create an overall ambiance. People might call it the ‘million-dollar view,’ but

to say that a view adds an actual $1 million — or in some cases several million — to the value of a property is difficult to say without putting all of the estate’s elements into proper context.” From the vantage point of Coldwell Banker Previews International®’s Joy Draper in La Jolla, the combination of location plus ocean view will always be desirable — yet not all view properties are valued equally. “There is a large differential in the price of view properties in La Jolla,” notes Draper. “The crème de la crème homes will be oceanfront, preferably on ‘the street of dreams,’ which is Camino De La Costa. There is no formula in pricing these homes. For example, on the ocean side of Camino de la Costa, there have been sales anywhere from $8 million to $20 million in the past two years.” According to Draper and Solakian, view properties will always be in high demand in Southern California. Foreign buyers and out-oftowners put an especially high premium on vistas. “Their first priority is usually always a home with a view,” says Draper.

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ENCOUNTERS Rod Daley... of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Newport Beach. Q: When it comes to view properties, what are the elements that usually “sell” a client on a home? A: “White-water views and sand access are two major ingredients for oceanfront homes. There is a dynamic seasonality to an ocean-view property, which adds to its desirability. It’s exciting to watch the water breaking on the beach and rocks, or witness the ever-changing sky in a winter storm right from your home.” Q: The coastal communities of Newport Beach, Emerald Bay and Irvine Cove are known for their ocean-view properties. What is the biggest difference between them? A: “It really comes down to the community. In Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay, for example, you have a private beach environment, sand access, the security of guarded gates, and a community infrastructure such as tennis courts, rec centers and swimming complexes that make it enjoyable for homeowners. There is a difference in value structure in terms of exclusivity and community amenities.” Q: In general, what is the difference between selling an oceanfront home compared to an ocean-view home in your market? A: “The primary difference is the scarcity of oceanfront homes. If we were flying in an airplane along the coast in North Orange County, we would find that there are only about 100 oceanfront homes between Corona del Mar and Laguna Beach. However, there are probably thousands of homes along the hillsides with ocean views.” Q: What is the best example of an Orange County view property you currently have listed? A: “A contemporary home at Abalone Point in Irvine Cove, which is currently listed at $31.5 million. It’s a gorgeous home with absolutely spectacular views of the white water and Catalina sunsets.” Q: Outdoor entertaining is a major part of the Orange County lifestyle. Where does the view property fit into that picture? A: “Major outdoor entertaining in coastal Orange County is usually a shared experience in a community enclave since our lots are typically smaller. If there is outdoor entertaining in the home, it is scaled down. More intimate outdoor dinner parties take place on view decks or courtyards — perfect for taking advantage of the beautiful sunsets and ocean breezes.” Q: How has selling view properties in Orange County changed in the last 2 years? A: “It hasn’t really changed. Even though real estate market values may fluctuate, view properties will always be unique and desirable.”


P A R A D I S E V A L L E Y, A R I Z O N A Newly constructed estate on 2 acres along the golf course at the Paradise Valley Country Club offers spectacular Camelback Mountain views. Luxurious finishes include maple, marble and intricate stonework across 13,810 square feet of living space. Seven bedrooms, 10 baths and a large pool house complement dramatic family and entertaining spaces. Low-impact design ensures environmental sustainability; solar power, green materials and a water system earned the home a green certification. MLS# 4296447. $9,995,000. LESLIE M C CARVER & RAQUEL BARBEY, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.845.2070 Leslie: 602.619.8232 Raquel: 602.526.4571

S T . D AV I D , A R I Z O N A Located in historic Southeastern Arizona, this property has been the Horse Ranch for more than 100 years. The ranch is the base property for an 11,700-acre Coronado National Forest grazing lease. The original ranch house has been beautifully restored and expanded. The foreman’s quarters are built from adobe and the custom barn also has guest quarters on the second floor. The ranch sits at 4,850 feet elevation and is just 1 hour from Tucson International Airport. MLS# 21002027. $3,450,000. DALE THOMPSON COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 520.241.6123

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L A K E H AVA S U C I T Y, A R I Z O N A This beautiful Santa Barbara Mediterranean-style, custom-built, 3-story home on the green features only the finest quality amenities. The 4,400-square-foot interior offers 3 bedrooms, 5 baths, a formal dining room, maids’ quarters and a 4-car garage. A sweeping staircase curves upstairs to the master suite with a fireplace and balcony overlooking the golf course; or the elevator allows easy movement between levels. For entertaining outdoors, there is a sparkling pool with canopy. MLS# 838485. $1,495,000. DARLENE SHADDOX, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 928.680.6207

G R E E N V A L L E Y, A R I Z O N A This magnificent Spanish hacienda estate features an incredibly livable 4,953-square-foot main house plus a 679-square-foot casita on 2.9 premium acres of total privacy. Breathtaking mountain views, a sparkling solar-heated pool and resort-like gardens highlight this property. The alluring interior includes 3 fireplaces, an art gallery, studio, garden room and indoor spa. Like a treasured piece of art, this in-town estate only improves with age, is constantly admired and can never be duplicated. Exquisite finishes and attention to detail are everywhere. MLS# 42591. $1,150,000. CAROLYN FOX, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.558.2179

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A RIZONA T UCSON, A RIZONA The inventive design work of Architect Rick Joy created shapes and forms out of concrete, steel and glass and merged them into a stunning residence and guesthouse above the Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club in Ventana Mountain Estates. Set on 3.5 mountaintop acres, the home offers privacy and panoramic vistas. MLS# 20922649. $8,250,000. H. GRANT HAWMAN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 520.250.7107

T UCSON, A RIZONA Luxury at its finest! This 7,076-square-foot estate includes 4 bedrooms, 7 baths, 2 gourmet kitchens, a media room, 4 fireplaces, a 4-car garage and a grand room suitable for your most distinguished guests. Nestled at the base of the Catalina Mountains, it’s perfect for outdoor entertaining with a pool, grand covered patio, outdoor kitchen and fireplace. MLS# 20926681. $2,350,000. TROY GOODWIN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 520.955.3634

P HOENIX, A RIZONA A great value at Phoenix’s esteemed high-rise building, Esplanade Place. This stunningly furnished residence offers 3,550 square feet with a great room with 50 feet of curved glass windows, 2 bedroom suites, a den/office and 3 baths. Building services and amenities include a pool, fitness center, valet parking, club room and 24-hour security guard. MLS# 4298425. $1,450,000. SUSAN POLAKOF COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 602.738.5500

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CALIFORNIA B R E N T WO O D, CALIFORNIA This 112-acre luxury ranch estate is located




Sweeping grounds of the world-class property were designed by renowned Architect Robert Byrd. The luxury equestrian




residence totals 11,700 square feet and offers the best in fine living. The purchase of this grand estate is a oncein-a-lifetime opportunity for a singleuse owner or a developer. $65,000,000. JOYCE REY & KIMBERLY GRANT COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 310.285.7529

M ALIBU, C ALIFORNIA The deepest, sandiest section of Malibu Colony on a 17,000-square-foot beachfront lot. Completely remodeled property with 3-bedroom main house and detached 2 story, 3-bedroom guesthouse. Pool, spa, camera security, gated and private. $65,000/month, $130,000/month summer. $19,500,000


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RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA—Breathtaking desert oasis will disarm even the most ardent traditionalist. A world-class residence of powerful proportions, infinite detail, sophistication and ultimate comfort, this home offers compelling privacy and seclusion. Set on approximately 1.5 acres, it is a lavish residence of more than 9,000 square feet, with a swimmer’s pool, sweeping outdoor entertainment terraces, a private lake, streams, waterfalls, a putting green and room for tennis court, all perfectly punctuated with a defining desert landscape and magical views of the San Jacinto Mountains. A private world of incomparable beauty in the prestigious environs of Tamarisk Country Club. Co-listed with Ernie Carswell, 424.202.3226. $7,900,000. RON de SALVO, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 310.777.6233

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PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA—This remarkable estate site offers breathtaking coastline views in prime Pacific Palisades. The residence is set on nearly 2 acres with a huge flat pad, and white-water and Queen’s Necklace views, with quiet pockets of secret seclusion on prestigious Tramonto Drive. This is one of the last great remaining estate sites and an exceptional opportunity to create a truly iconic property with an exceptional building envelope. Geological and soils reports are available. Plans and renderings may be available under separate contract. A truly magical environment. Please visit: $4,250,000.


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M ONTECITO, C ALIFORNIA Exceptional quality and style is found throughout this recently built Montecito Mediterranean, built in the Old World Italian tradition on 2-plus acres. Refined details include rich paneling and millwork, ironwork and stonework, plus there is an expansive pool terrace with barbecue, pool house/guesthouse, gardens, a Koi pond, 5-car garages, a detached guest suite, gated entrance and a separate gated rear motor court. Set in the community of Ennisbrook, which includes a polo-style clubhouse with tennis, barbecue and full entertainment facilities. $12,500,000. RANDY SOLAKIAN, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 805.565.220

B R E N T WO O D, C A L I F O R N I A Enjoy a country club lifestyle in a classic Georgian Colonial. The traditional center-hall plan offers hardwood floors and crown molding. Stunning rooms include an elegant living room, formal dining room, large cozy library, country kitchen and family room open to amazing expansive grounds with rolling lawns and paddle tennis court. Separate staff quarters and a guesthouse complete a picture-perfect package. The ideal setting for celebrating life’s significant events, from birthdays, graduations and weddings to Easter egg hunts and holiday football games. Experience the joys of childhood and the rewards of maturity at this grand home in prestigious Brentwood Park. $4,995,000. MARY LU & KATHLEEN TUTHILL COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 310.979.3990

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CALIFORNIA AGOURA, CALIFORNIA Set on approximately 2.55 acres in the Santa Monica Mountains and the heart of Agoura and Malibu Wine Country is this approximately 8,300-square-foot home completed in 2007. There are 6 bedrooms and 8 baths in this privately gated home that offers the finest in appointments and details. Additional highlights include an auto-climate wine room, 5 fireplaces, a media room, an infinity-edge saltwater pool/spa and a .5-acre vineyard. $4,995,000. DAVE M C LAUGHLIN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 818.259.7775

E NCINO, C ALIFORNIA This gated home is on a private 39,000-square-foot lot. The interior offers 7 bedrooms and 6.5 baths amid more than 6,600 square feet, featuring a family room with media equipment, a wet bar, library, lavish master suite and a guest unit. Outside, enjoy the pool, spa and sports court. A true destination estate. Visit: $3,950,000. LYNNE WEISS COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 818.371.7812

P ASADENA, C ALIFORNIA Exceptional in every way, this home, a 1924 Wallace Neff, was restored and offers updated features, including a professional kitchen, gracious family room, dramatic master suite, walled garden with pool, outdoor cook center and fireplace, guesthouse and award-winning gardens. $3,500,000. MAGGIE NAVARRO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 626.675.9332

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CALIFORNIA C O RO NA D E L M A R , C A This 2.366-acre property, the largest single residential parcel in Corona del Mar, sits high above the channel entrance and commands harbor, coastline and sunset views. Surrounded by broad lawns and ocean-view gardens, the home offers relaxed privacy. In the 1930s, this parcel was culled from the area’s largest ranch to become the site of a home overlooking the newly christened harbor. Steeped in history, the vintage residence was built in the Bermuda style and retains all of its original character. $38,000,000. JOHN MCMONIGLE, 949.734.6200 COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE

L AGUNA B EACH, C A Exquisite, rare 3-acre personal resort located in the guard-gated community of Three Arch Bay. This brand-new estate is handcrafted with the finest organic



conscious materials. With its fengshui-certified design, this home offers magnificent ocean and coastal views from every room and from the wraparound terrace with infinity pool and spa. The great room spills into the outdoor




cooking area, dry sauna and steam. A true showcase of architecture and design. $11,900,000. MCAFOOSE, BARTEK & JOHNSON COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 949.499.1320

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CALIFORNIA N E W P O R T C O A S T, C A L I F O R N I A Panoramic views of the harbor, Catalina Island and city lights are enjoyed from this elegant 5-bedroom custom estate. The residence features incomparable materials and exquisite design details, including gorgeous imported limestone pavers, extensive Venetian plaster, dual staircases in the foyer and beautiful arched French doors across the back of the house. An elevator leads to all 3 floors, including the subterranean level featuring a bonus room and sports court. $10,995,000. SUSAN SCANLAN COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 949.640.3650

S A N J UA N C A P I S T R A N O, C A L I F O R N I A Chateau Le Grand has 2 structures complemented with resort-style outdoor living areas, including a 75,000-gallon pool and island spa. The Chateau boasts 5 master suites, 8 baths, 7 kitchens, a wine room, a pub, theater, sunroom, craft room, wrap room, commercial-grade elevator, guesthouse, maid’s quarters, a 4-car garage, 2 limo garages and more. $8,495,000. TIM SMITH COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 800.443.3206

C APISTRANO B EACH, C ALIFORNIA Enter this 24-hour guard-gated community of 150 singlefamily homes where you own the beach between your patio and the ocean. Features include approximately 3,900 square feet of remodeled privacy and a view of the ocean that never gets tired. Visit the website below for a virtual tour, photos of the home itself and a brief history of this coveted retreat. $4,499,000. WARREN HEEG COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 949.939.3677

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CALIFORNIA PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA Price reduced. This masterpiece is a work of art located in the heart of Little Tuscany. Recently remodeled, this private compound/estate has the trappings of a dream home with a palatial great room with soaring ceilings, wood beams and rustic chandeliers. This exceptional room provides for formal dining, living and entertainment all in one. The guest suite has a private patio and there is a 1-bedroom carriage house. A courtyard offers a saltwater pool/spa and more. $1,595,000. MICHAEL ROMBERG & MICHAEL DOOLEY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 760.831.4989

R ANCHO M IRAGE, C ALIFORNIA Reduced $450,000. Extreme mountain views and master craftsmanship grace this custom home in exclusive Cypress Heights. Modern lines with artistic curves, this fine home combines the very best in contemporary design. Decadent interior spaces with walls of glass allow mountain views to pour into every room. Enjoy outdoor living in the backyard with a saltwater pool and spa, sun deck and alternating LED pool lighting, fire pit and Wolf barbecue island. $1,850,000. LORI EBELING COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 760.831.1501

L A Q U I N TA , C A L I F O R N I A An opportunity to own Tradition’s most distinctive estate. Perfectly situated between the 17th and 18th holes, savor breathtaking views of waterfalls, lakes and mountains from the grand terrace, viewing deck and outdoor living room. A grand gallery leads to an expansive great room and an entire wing is devoted to the master suite with private study and spa. Enjoy a home theater, 2 kitchens, a library, card room and a secured guest wing. $6,900,000. PATTI CERF COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 760.989.9661

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RANCHO SANTA FE, CALIFORNIA—Historic Rancho Santa Fe, in the year-round temperate climate of San Diego. Enjoy privacy, wooded country roads and the charming village that hasn’t changed much since Bing Crosby and Douglas Fairbanks lived here! Outstanding home and grounds include a 1-story main house in a park-like setting of almost 12 acres, plus a guesthouse, artist’s studio, pool, tennis court, barn, riding ring, citrus grove and access to 45 miles of private riding and walking trails. The traditional 9,688square-foot house has a 7-car garage, gym and office. There are high ceilings and large rooms opening to wide verandas for outdoor living/entertaining. There is also a grass paddock/soccer field. All are immaculately maintained. Excellent schools and 6 champion golf courses are within minutes. Five miles to the beaches and Del Mar Race Track, 20 minutes to Palomar Airport jet services, 30 minutes to Point Loma yachting and boat slips and a 2-hour drive to Los Angeles (via new Orange County Toll Road). $17,500,000. See property Web site at DAWN DOUGLAS, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 858.449.9828

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LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA—This classical French chateau with slate roof and wrought-iron accents is nestled high on the sandstone bluffs overlooking the rugged shoreline. Multiple stone patios and beautifully landscaped gardens as well as an outdoor firepit are all positioned to take advantage of the open sea views. Endless sights and sounds of the Pacific Ocean are yours on this private corner above La Jolla’s North Bird Cove on Camino de la Costa. Hand-crafted molding and millwork are finished with splendid detail and custom ceiling motifs, highlighted by the warmth of Brazilian hardwood flooring and hand-tooled wrought-iron balusters. There are 3 bedroom suites with luxury baths, the largest of which includes dual private baths, heated floors, a fireplace and custom closets. Two additional bedrooms enjoy private baths, and there are 2 more “optional” rooms. Nearly every room at this exquisite residence is graced with mesmerizing ocean views. $12,400,000. ROGER & JOY DRAPER & TRENT WAGENSELLER, COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 858.472.0489 858.456.3208

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CALIFORNIA R A N C H O S A N TA F E , C A L I F O R N I A Nestled aside one of the highest points in the Covenant, this quiet and serene 3.76-acre homestead offers panoramic views stretching south to La Jolla’s Mt. Soledad. The 5bedroom Emilio-built home features a huge flagstone view patio with dining gazebo, barbecue and spa. The 3-plusvehicle carriage barn has a walk-out 2nd floor for endless possibilities. Family orchard. $3,495,000. NANCY WHITE COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 858.735.6505

R A N C H O S A N TA F E , C A L I F O R N I A This hilltop country French estate offers 3 acres of exquisite landscape. Breathtaking panoramic views of mountains and water abound. Enter through private hand-carved entry gates to the 1-level home with a gourmet kitchen, den, office and guest suite. Enjoy incredible attention to detail with a 5-star master suite, pool/spa, Koi pond, 3-car garage, art studio/playhouse and vegetable and rose gardens. $2,995,000. ELLEN BRYSON & MARYANN SMITH COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE Ellen: 858.945.2522 MaryAnn: 858.353.7045

C ARLSBAD, C ALIFORNIA Come home to luxury in this model perfect home located on the Aviara Canyon with views to the Aviara Golf Course and Greenbelt. A soaring ceiling awaits you as you step inside from your gated courtyard. This home features 4 bedrooms, including a guest bedroom on the first floor. A relaxing deck includes views forever. A pool, spa, barbecue and bar complete the picture. $1,199,999. GW MEDLEY COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BROKERAGE 760.643.5025

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