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Volume Volume IV, IV, Number Number 22

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PASSAGE TO PHUKET Yarrow Point, WA - Never has a destination felt so right. Designed to be your own private hideaway - a place far from the stresses and strains of daily life - where you dictate the pace and the mood. An ethos that can’t be imitated, only appreciated. Taddy Karlin design instills an Indonesian aura. Silk screened hand finished wall coverings, centuries old Kuala Lumpur corbels, hand carved mantles and surrounds. Rich color and abundant texture come alive in the night time. Over 185’ of Lake Washington waterfront and a stunning 10,000 square foot home provide views and specific property destinations like few others. Mature grounds specifically designed for private lounging. Few can grasp the property’s significance when viewed waterside. Meditation for the soul, whether your passion is wakeboarding on the Lake, or a few laps in the pool house, or chilling with a book in the relaxation room. List price $9,300,000. www.johnlscott.com/47052

Larry Williams

John L. Scott Mercer Island 425.445.9870 lwilliams@johnlscott.com Some John L. Scott offices are independently owned and operated.

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Dear Valued Reader, In 1931, my grandfather built the John L. Scott brand on successfully representing exclusive properties. Three generations later, we continue this tradition by understanding the unique needs of luxury properties, as well as those of the discerning homebuyer.   The properties on the pages of this digital magazine are as diverse as they are elegant. From enticing waterfront homes to refined penthouse opulence, there is something for every taste. Last year, 3,600 John L. Scott sales associates in 133 offices closed 32,000 transactions for more than $9 billion in volume sales, making John L. Scott one of the most productive regional real estate companies in the nation. Our award-winning website, www.johnlscott.com, receives over one million user visits every month. With decades of proven sales success, access to the best real estate website in the industry, the most knowledgeable and professional agents, and the marketing expertise of one of the most respected companies in the Pacific Northwest, John L. Scott is a recognized leader throughout the Northwest in luxury home sales.

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Stately Street of Dreams Rambler Redmond, Washington Built for the Street of Dreams, a circular driveway escorts you to a stately 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath rambler in the enviable Grousemont Estates. Featuring an open layout, hardwood floors and soaring ceilings lead you through the entry, complete with stunning chandelier, to the gourmet kitchen with massive center island and stretch to an impressive floor to ceiling mantled brick fireplace. Enjoy your master suite with private patio, sitting room, fireplace and 5 pc. spa bath. Privacy and relaxation can be found in the intimate home theater, tranquil outdoor patio, sport court and 2 outbuildings on the vast 20,000 sqft. lot. Offered at $985,000. Sam Mansour, John L. Scott 206-779-7713. www.johnlscott.com/28627

“Brookwood”-The Jewel of the Highlands Shoreline, Washington Historic bluff estate completely refurbished and modernized in 2002 by Sullivan Connard Architects & Berger Landscape Architects. The meticulous restoration has resulted in a 7 bed/7 bath masterpiece on 4.5 acres, that excels at entertaining yet enjoys leisurely living. Formal and informal spaces flow easily into one another and to the numerous outdoor gathering places inviting alfresco dining and sunset cocktails with spectacular views. Property features include a glassed in heated pool complex with fully equipped cabana, a three story carriage house with green house access and a dual level 2 bed/2 bath apartment, an amphitheatre fire pit and a waterfall to greet you upon entry. An enduring legacy of style and design. Offered at $6,800,000. Linda Dorgan, John L. Scott Lynnwood Center 206-706-4336. www.johnlscott.com/82390

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Waterfront Home with Custom Cottages and Acreage Langley, Whidbey Island Down a romantic private drive lined with weeping willows and fruit trees, you will discover a classic Manor style home with two Sound view master suites, a charming attached seaside view cottage, a detached “Mountain” style lodge, picture perfect red barn and a delightful artist studio. Situated on a 220-foot waterfront bluff that offers sweeping 180º views across Puget Sound, Camano Island and the Cascades; perfect for viewing migrating grey whales! The park like setting on 6.5 private acres in Langley, a broad lawn with mature trees, potting shed beside an English garden, two ponds, resident ducks, and a fenced wildflower meadow guaranteed to tug on your heart strings. Offered at 1,775,000. Michele Lussier John L. Scott University Village 206-713-9046. www.johnlscott.com/76487

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Enchanting Waterfront Victorian Mercer Island, Washington Nestled in a private location overlooking Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mountains, this property features 50 feet of low bank waterfront, two large docks totaling 100 ft. +/-, an electric boat lift and moorage long enough for large boats up to 46 ft. +/-. Waterfront living at its finest! The large level lawn, surrounded by mature professional landscaping, leads up to a Victorian style home with a contemporary twist. Architectural detail, vaulted ceilings and open spaces throughout the home add drama and extensive natural light. Built to the highest standards with new maple hardwood floors and French doors, the kitchen features marble flooring, granite counters, cherry cabinets and overlooks the dining area with its expansive lake view. Private master suite bursting with luxurious amenities. Offered at $2,285,000. Debbie Constantine, John L. Scott Mercer Island 206-853-5262. www.johnlscott.com/49600

The Villa on Forest Mercer Island, Washington The centerpiece of Mercer Island’s Forest Avenue, the premiere waterfront on the West side. Spectacular finish level. Exacting standards. A focus on longevity. Design balances entertainment, casual living. Four large bedrooms, spacious master suite, paneled retreat den. Bar, game room and spa. Expansive dock. Server room provides unlimited security, audio, video, communications flexibility. Equally impressive power management. Radiant heat, air conditioned. Elevator. Offered at $4,850,000. Larry Williams John L. Scott Mercer Island 425-445-9870. www.johnlscott.com/94794

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Tuscan View Estate Clyde Hill, Washington Allow yourself to be captured by this Tuscan View Estate with its dramatic, west facing, mountain and lake views. A masterpiece of Elegance and Grandeur built by Parmenter homes in the heart of Clyde Hill with thoughtful attention to detail, rich in millwork, stone & European Finishes. Features include master suite with private deck and hot tub, great room, full theater, den/library with 12 foot ceilings, nanny quarters, wine cellar, circular driveway, spacious outdoor deck includes custom stonework, infra-red heating and built in barbeque among many exquisite finishes. 9,220 square feet, 6 bed/6.5 bath, available for $4,750,00 Stephen Macdonald John L. Scott Bellevue Main 425-941-7325. www.johnlscott.com/52006

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Lake Washington Waterfront Villa Downtown Kirkland, Washington The natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest envelops you in this lake front home in downtown Kirkland. Custom built in 1997 and recently updated, 50 feet of no bank waterfront boasting the longest dock on the lake, Seattle and Olympic Mountain views, glorious sunsets, four-car garage and the convenient location of downtown Kirkland. 5000+ sq ft, six-bedrooms, five-baths, lake views from almost every room and fully self contained lower level with full kitchen, media area, two bedrooms and bathrooms. Offered at $2,750,000. Patti Chalker, John L. Scott Redmond 425-861-1586. www.johnlscott.com/83149

Lakefront Masterpiece of Timeless Luxury Lake of the Woods, Woodinville, Washington Beautiful lake front estate with 138 feet of low bank waterfront. This 8,520 sq ft residence sits on a gated, manicured shy acre featuring 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, cherry paneled library, entertainment/media room, fitness center, 2nd kitchen, sauna, office, play room and 4-car garage. The home features 12 to 30 foot ceiling height, new cherry kitchen with high end stainless appliances, owner’s suite in a separate wing on the main floor and updated granite baths. 2 additional waterfront tax lots available with purchase. Offered at $1,895,000. Patti Chalker, John L. Scott Redmond 425-861-1586. www.johnlscott.com/56531

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Mary Love Mattox Larry Williams John L. Scott BeLLevue John L. Scott MercerMain Island 425-445-9870 lwilliams@johnlscott.com

MaryWilliams’ Love Mattox joinedbrokerage John L. Scott to focus on enhancing the and buying of exceptional Larry real estate services cover Mercer Island the and Westselling Bellevue neighborhoods of properties through service. pairs her superb listening skills with her strategic Medina, Hunts Point,unparalleled Yarrow Pointclient and Clyde HillMary withLove a focus primarily on waterfront property. Recognitions sales experience to help Seattle Island and Eastside-area buyers andproduction, sellers navigate thefor myriad details involved include #1 MI Broker for Mercer waterfront and overall Top 1% the Firm locally, and in a real estate transaction. Her attention to detail leaves little guess work for her clients. among the top 1% of brokers nationally. Education includes an undergraduate engineering degree from the

University of Washington and graduate business from Seattle University. Larry Williams is a resident and BELLEVUE BEAUTY AND CLASSIC CRAFTSMANSHIP Prior tocouncilman her real estate Love enjoyed a long career in corporate and brand advertising, former in theventure, town ofMary Hunts Point. negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with such clients as Nabisco Brands, Procter & Gamble, Charles

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juggling numerous client needs, she prides herself making each client’s experience kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite slab, and stainless steelon appliances also hosts a butler’s pantrysingularly with wineunique. cooler. Elegant master suite has a fireplace and luxurious five-piece bath with jetted tub. Media room can also double as a fifth

Mary Love, an avid equestrian, lives in Bellevue, WA with her husband, Kevin, and their two children.

bedroom. This home features gleaming hardwood and marble heated floors throughout, three fireplaces, and a private yard with stamped concrete patio. johnlscott.com/95355

Offered at $1,349,950 Marilena Sirbu

Christina Sirbu

John L. Scott Issaquah 206-819-2960 marilenas@johnlscott.com

John L. Scott Issaquah 206-300-5025 christinams@johnlscott.com

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MaryMansour Love Mattox Sam

John L. L. Scott Scott BeLLevue Main John 206-779-7713 samm@johnlscott.com

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juggling numerous client needs, she prides herself making each client’s experience kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite slab, and stainless steelon appliances also hosts a butler’s pantrysingularly with wineunique. cooler. Elegant master suite has a fireplace and luxurious five-piece bath with jetted tub. Media room can also double as a fifth ACHEVEMENTS:

Mary Love, an avid equestrian, lives in Bellevue, WA with her husband, Kevin, and their two children.

• Certified International Property Specialist bedroom. This home features gleaming hardwood and marble heated floors throughout, three fireplaces, and a private • Certified New Home Professional yard with stamped concrete patio. johnlscott.com/95355 • Senior Certified Relocation Professional • Corporate Relocations; Buying and Selling • Employee Council OfferedRelocation at $1,349,950

Marilena Sirbu

Christina Sirbu

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Mary Love Mattox Michele Lussier John LL.SCOTT Scott BeLLevueVillage Main JOHN University

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Mary Love Mattox joined to focus on enhancing andinselling of estate exceptional Michele is delighted to be aJohn partL.ofScott the John L Scott team. As athe topbuying producer the real network, she properties both through unparalleled client service. Marysphere Love pairs her superb listening skills with herrepeat strategic represents buyers and sellers. With her large of clients in all price points and her and sales experience to helphas Seattle and Eastside-area buyersPresident’s and sellersAward navigate details involved referral business Michele achieved the Emerald Award, andthe themyriad President’s Elite award in a real estate transaction. Her attention to detail leaves little guess work for her clients. for her high production level. She attributes this success to a combination of her targeted marketing plans, hard

work and good old fashioned personalized service. She is aCRAFTSMANSHIP designated Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and BELLEVUE BEAUTY AND CLASSIC Prior to her real estateluxury venture, Mary Love enjoyed a long career in corporate and brand advertising, professionally markets homes. negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with such clients as Nabisco Brands, Procter & Gamble, Charles

Bellevue, WA - Indulge in the quality and comfort of high-end construction matched with exceptional craftsmanship.

Gorgeous entry features soaring ceilings andLove spiralisstaircase. Arched columns adorn formal while living room. Theofgourmet Schwab and T-Mobile Wireless. Mary dedicated to exceptional clientthe service; capable

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Michele thanks her clients who have voted her “Top Realtor in Client Satisfaction” (2006- 2012 Seattle Magazine).

Offered at $1,349,950 Marilena Sirbu

Christina Sirbu

John L. Scott Issaquah 206-819-2960 marilenas@johnlscott.com

John L. Scott Issaquah 206-300-5025 christinams@johnlscott.com

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Mary Love Mattox Stephen Macdonald

John L. L. Scott Scott Bellevue BeLLevue Main John 425-941-7325 stephenma@johnlscott.com

Mary Love Mattox joined John L. Scottand to focus on enhancing theagent. buying selling his of exceptional Stephen Macdonald is an experienced dedicated real estate Hisand received training in Scotland properties througha unparalleled client service. Mary Love pairs herAnalysis superb listening skills with herdegree strategicin where he earned degree in Construction, Marketing and Cost with a Post Graduate sales experience help Seattle and Stephen Eastside-area buyers and sellers navigate the myriad detailsREALTOR, involved Construction, Law to Design and Build. is a designated member of Seattle King County in a real estate transaction. Her attention to detail leaves little guessAssociation, work for herand clients. Northwest Multiple Listing Service, the Commercial Multiple Listing ARICS. Specializing in

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Mary Love, an avid equestrian, lives in Bellevue, WA with her husband, Kevin, and their two children.

bedroom. This home features gleaming hardwood and marble heated floors throughout, three fireplaces, and a private yard with stamped concrete patio. johnlscott.com/95355

Offered at $1,349,950 Marilena Sirbu

Christina Sirbu

John L. Scott Issaquah 206-819-2960 marilenas@johnlscott.com

John L. Scott Issaquah 206-300-5025 christinams@johnlscott.com

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Mary Chalker Love Mattox Patti John L. Scott Redmond BeLLevue Main John 425-861-1586 pattich@johnlscott.com

Mary Love Mattox joined John L. Scott to focus on enhancing the buying selling of exceptional Patti Chalker has successfully been helping families buy and sell homes forand almost 2 decades. Patti is in the properties client and service. Lovedesignation pairs her superb listening skills with her strategic Top 1% year through after yearunparalleled with John L Scott holdsMary the CRS (Certified Residential Specialist, an elite sales of experience to help Seattle and Eastside-area buyers and sellersThe navigate theNegotiation myriad details involved group professionals totaling only 5 percent of Realtors nationwide), Certified Expert (CNE in a real estate transaction. Her attention to detail leaves little guess work for her clients. designation) and is an Accredited Staging Professional (ASP designation). Patti understands that buying and

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Prior to her real estate venture, Mary Love enjoyed a long career in corporate and brand advertising, her clients and helps reduce the stress and anxiety often associated with real estate transactions. Patti believes negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with such clients as Nabisco Brands, Procter & Gamble, Charles that trust is the corner stone of a solid business relationship. Whether you are buying or selling, above all, Gorgeous entry features soaring ceilings andLove spiralisstaircase. Arched columns adorn formal while living room. Theofgourmet Schwab and T-Mobile Wireless. Mary dedicated to exceptional clientthe service; capable you have to trust and have full confidence in the person that is managing and orchestrating one of your most juggling numerous client needs, she prides herself making each client’s experience kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite slab, and stainless steelon appliances also hosts a butler’s pantrysingularly with wineunique. cooler. important assets. Bellevue, WA - Indulge in the quality and comfort of high-end construction matched with exceptional craftsmanship.

Elegant master suite has a fireplace and luxurious five-piece bath with jetted tub. Media room can also double as a fifth

Mary Love, an avid equestrian, lives in Bellevue, WA with her husband, Kevin, and their two children.

bedroom. This home features gleaming hardwood and marble heated floors throughout, three fireplaces, and a private “My commitment is to the highest ethical standards, integrity and dedication to providing excellence in customer yard with stamped concrete patio. johnlscott.com/95355 service together with my honest straight forward approach, insures my clients of a successful real estate experience.”

Offered at $1,349,950 Marilena Sirbu

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olf, tennis, horseback riding...these recreations can be found at many resorts and even in a handful of residential communities. But team roping?

“By far it’s the most difficult sport I’ve ever tried,” says Tom Spitsnaugle, co-founder of a website that presents training videos by world-class ropers. “With two horses, two riders and an unpredictable steer, you’ve got five brains and that means anything can happen. It happens very fast; you have to be able ride your horse and handle a rope.” As it happens, Tom Cusick, owner and developer of the 1,000-acre Estancia gated residential community, is an avid team-roping competitor

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along with friend, country recording star and Estancia homesteader George Strait. This explains the presence of a world-class equestrian center and arena on the grounds where they and friends can improve their methods. The arena’s professional quality and features such as an arena balcony, perfect for capturing shots of bucking horses and steers, persuaded Spitsnaugle – a successful Dallas businessman in an earlier life – to select Estancia as one of several arenas nationwide in which to shoot training videos and action vignettes. He and a crew of champion team ropers, Jake Barnes, Clay O’Brien Cooper, Bobby Harris, Cesar de la Cruz, Charles Pogue and Bret Beach, from throughout the United States spent several days in late October and early February shooting at the facility. As you can see by viewing samples at www.totalteamroping.com, it’s

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an exciting sport. The potential earnings are considerable and these cowboys expect the best in facilities and locales. Plus, they enjoy the plush, but rustic proximity of the arena’s private cantina.

early family ranching tradition. In 2006 he decided to share Estancia’s lifestyle, creating a private, family-friendly, gated residential community emphasizing an active but luxurious lifestyle. San Antonio’s premier luxury real estate company, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, has exclusive marketing and sales rights for the development’s 29 remaining lots, and is also working with preferred builders designing custom homes for buyers. Private architects and builders are also welcome. Of the original 75 homes sites, the 29 remaining lots range from 3 to 25 acres in two phases. Recently sold is a 5,693 square foot custom home by Burdick & Christofilis, originally priced at $1,795,000. Minimum home size in Estancia is 3,000 square feet. Whether the Total Team Roping film sessions bring you to Estancia or you’re more into dropping a fishing line, please call Dudley Hays at 210.822.6880 for a private tour. More information can also be found on the Estancia website, www.EstanciaBoerne.com.

Since team roping is catching on nationally and worldwide – Spitsnaugle says up to 300,000 people globally are estimated to participate in the pricey sport. – Estancia’s covered equestrian center and cedar riding ring may add to the community’s luster for adventurous homebuyers. However, for most families, Estancia’s other recreational offerings more than meet their requirements. They seem to be everywhere you look: There’s the 400-acre private lake, Lake Estancia, stocked with bass and catfish, perfect for fishing and canoeing. There’s the 200 acres of greenbelt with 10 miles of tree-lined riding, biking and hiking trails, the football and soccer fields and the lakeside baseball diamond. The Lakeside Pavilion, with a 1,400 square foot patio and handcrafted stone fireplace, is a spectacular place for family picnics. Wide-open spaces are perfect for Estancia’s skeet deck, perched among trees. (Help your child to excel at it – some colleges offer scholarships in the sport!) Or, you can practice your swing on the threepar golf course in preparation for play at the adjacent Resort at Tapatio Springs, which offers golf and dining memberships. From its upper elevations, some of the highest in Kendall County, miles of rolling Hill Country terrain surround Estancia. Developer and Boerne businessman Cusick enjoyed the property with his family as part of the larger Thunder Valley Ranch he purchased in the ‘90s as a return to an

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reg Schenck stands by his product. And on it, for 30 years now as founder of Houston’s premier flooring company.

After leaving the University of Houston with a degree in marketing, Schenck partnered in the early 1980s with a friend and found himself “slab hopping,” bidding hardwood-floor jobs in half-built homes. Professionally, that was not going to be enough for this native Houstonian who claims to be “cursed by an eye that appreciates quality and perfection.” He bought out the partner, aimed higher, and has since ridden shotgun over a shop that produces artistic masterpieces – on which people also can walk. Those who know Schenck best consider that self-described “curse” of his more of a gift, one that enables him to see opportunity where others see hurdles, beauty where others see rubbish. 6

“I’m constantly looking for new things, new materials, new designs,” said Schenck from across a handmade table that also is his creation, “always looking for something to distinguish our product.” And distinguished it is, as say Houston’s finest homebuilders and most discriminating homeowners. His floors range from focal point to signature in a room, depending on their owners’ tastes, and those who know the company’s work can identify it instantly beneath their feet. Schenck enjoys another critical degree of separation from those who consider themselves his competition: He’s never turned down a client’s request except when budget became an issue. If it can be imagined, Schenck believes strongly, it can be created. Words fall well short of describing the intricacy of his floors, none of which is exactly like another. The modest showroom in which Schenck makes first impressions on clients is a gallery of exquisite samples, and dozens more hang on one long wall in the warehouse.

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Worth noting, Schenck doesn’t maintain an inventory of materials, “because every job is different.” The surprisingly large building, deliberately unimpressive from the street, is home to installation supplies, woodworking tools, people who are experts in the use of those items, and ample space for them to practice their craft. Only after the client’s plan is complete and the bid is accepted does Schenck set out to select his raw materials. He prefers to work with domestic woods – including everything from traditional oak to refurbished pallets to logs recovered from river bottoms – but has access also to a multitude of exotic woods. “I’d rather support the domestic economy,” said Schenck, “and work with wood from sustainable forests.” Schenck and Company politely and respectfully discourages clients whose interests lie more in cost than in custom or who do not appreciate the expertise that goes into a Schenck and Company finished product. “If you think a wood floor is a wood floor,” he said, “we’re not a good fit.” If, on the other hand, your vision is of elaborate inlays or planks that curve with the lines of an elegant staircase or wrap around a majestic column or feature inlays of stone or even rawhide, Schenck is your man. Schenck’s materials and designs afford his clients an unlimited number of options, but he maintains a keen sense of where to draw the line. “I can’t stand floors in which the installer threw in everything but the kitchen sink,” he said. “It doesn’t flow. It doesn’t fit the home.” In separating himself from that original partner, knowingly or not, Schenck concurrently separated himself from every other flooring company. He trusts his own instincts, his own tastes, and they have served him quite well. “I know what I like, and that’s what I do,” he said with a delicate balance of confidence and humility. “And I despise mediocrity.” You’ll find no mediocrity under the Schenck and Company name. Nor compromise. Nor shortcuts.

Step by step Every Schenck and Company floor begins with a client meeting, a chance for floor buyer and floor builder to establish an important, personal rapport. That leads smoothly into collaboration on design, materials, timeline and – gulp – budget. Once each of those items has been attended, Greg Schenck acquires the raw materials from which pure beauty will be extracted and placed proudly in a home or office or other instantly unique structure. Floors are cut individually, piece by piece no matter how many hundreds or thousands of pieces are involved, and laid dry to ensure perfect fit in a special section of the shop. From there, once Schenck and the customer are satisfied that the flooring is as ordered, the floor is disassembled and transferred to the location. Installers then put the puzzle together a final time, stain and finish it on site, and then stand aside as the homeowner takes his or her first slack-jawed steps across that new floor.

The right people Schenck and Company employees a generous staff – not subcontractors – of expert carpenters and installers, a surprising few of whom were experienced in the flooring industry when they applied for their jobs. They can be taught installation and woodworking, Schenck said. More important to him is how passionate they are about their work and how devoted they are to it. “I’ve got the best installers in the business,” he said, noting that several of them have been with the company for 15-20 years. “We approach every job as if we were in our own home and we were spending our own money.”

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heltered behind a gated entry, this stunning stone walled, manor-like home is the last of three properties secluded on a private lane in the heart of the village. Designed for maximum privacy amid an exquisitely landscaped 2.5 acre setting, the stylish interior offers extraordinary architectural detail and state-of-the-art amenities within a splendid layout for sophisticated 21st century living. The gracious living room, highlighted with beamed ceiling, paneled wall and elegant fireplace, forms the centerpiece of the residence that includes den/media room with fireplace, formal dining room and a superbly equipped gourmet kitchen with adjacent sun filled breakfast room. Each of the five bedrooms are sequestered from the others. The romantic first floor master suite, warmed by its own fireplace, is serviced by his and her baths, large walk-thru closet and French doors to the covered porch. A guest master upstairs has its own fireplace and private terrace overlooking the spacious grounds, while a loft-like aerie awaits nearby. The recent addition of a brilliantly conceived informal living room/pool pavilion provides for both inside and outside needs. Specimen trees, flowering shrubs and dense perimeter plantings are joined by acres of verdant lawn connecting the patios with the heated Gunite pool and a new full-size all-weather North/South tennis court. Plans are available for a significant renovation and addition to increase total living space to nearly 9,500Âą square feet. With so much land coupled with so much potential, this superlative property awaits your preview today. Exclusive $6,750,000 WEB# 22906. Gary DePersia, SVP, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker 516-380-0538 gdp@corcoran.com

Pelican Landing East Galveston, Texas A rare find in the exciting, exploding Galveston marketplace. This brand new, 6,000 square foot treasure that overlooks both Galveston Bay and Offat’s Bayou offers something for everyone with its deep water boat slips, jet ski lift and luxurious outdoor kitchen/entertainment area. The beautiful circular driveway leads to this magnificent waterfront/bulkheaded home with its chef’s gourmet kitchen, slate and hard wood flooring in main areas, wet bars, and impact windows. Five bedrooms and a sumptuous master suite with private access to a fitness center are complimented by a deck, patio and pier with incredible views. Amenities include an alarm system, central vacuum, elevator, swimming pool, boathouse, boat ramp and boat slip, all located in the exclusive neighborhood off Harborside Drive exit, an easy access site right off I-45S.

Kelly Kelley, Broker Associate, CPA RSPS, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO Phone 281-794-9463 • Fax 803-947-0430 www.KellyKelley.com • Kelly@KellyKelley.com “Galveston Is My Home. Galveston is My Business.”

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ame just about any historical period on the North American continent and Galveston, Texas, will have a finger in the pie. Today it lays claim to being one of the most exciting developing coastal property treasures in the national.

From time unrecorded, Galveston Island was inhabited by Native American tribes, who called it “Auia.” Then came the Spanish during early exploration days, followed by adventurers and U.S. military types in need of a base of operations for multiple campaigns. Site of the nation’s deadliest natural disaster (1900 Hurricane), Galveston has emerged as a real estate jewel on the Gulf of Mexico. As an expert on Galveston real estate, Kelly Kelley is the area’s premier property broker, a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, who knows the island’s history, it’s neighborhoods, and its inner functioning — crucial elements in the search for just the right property.

About Kelly In today’s real estate market, there is simply no substitute for a good REALTOR®. Whether you’re aiming to buy or sell property, a REALTOR® can spell the difference between a smooth transaction and an unsuccessful one. I am a dedicated and knowledgeable Galveston real estate agent who can provide you with the highly specialized information that will help you make the right decisions. It’s the combination of this unique market-knowledge and excellent negotiating skills that enable me to get you the optimal price for any property you plan to sell or buy. As a real estate expert in the Galveston area, I can provide you with helpful insights about the area, and can show you why Galveston living is truly something to be desired. With a professional yet friendly approach, I help clients feel comfortable about what can be a stressful decision. Trust is hard to come by in today’s fiercely competitive real estate market. I am here to provide you with the professionalism and integrity needed to ensure that you feel secure in what can be one of the biggest decisions of your life. My background includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a Certificate in Public Accounting. I currently maintain a Broker’s license with designations as a Resort & Second Home Property Specialist, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Accredited Buyer’s Representative and a Certified Residential Specialist. I also have as a member of my team a Realtor, Frank Burgy, who is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative and Resort and Second Home Property Specialist. As a team we sold more Real Estate on Galveston Island in 2010 and 2011 than any other individual or team. We were honored by the Houston Business Journal and Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors for this feat. We would be honored to have you contact us to serve your Galveston Real Estate needs.

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This wonderful compound in the heart of the Texas hill country has been used as a retreat by the same family for generations. Located in Kerr County near the town of Hunt, it is comprised of 362¹ acres with a mile of frontage on the Guadalupe River. Panther Creek originates at the property’s springhead on its northwest pasture and flows into the Guadalupe. The main house allows for generous and comfortable family living, and provides ample room for guests as well. Multiple structures and outbuildings on the property are suitable for use in a variety of ways, either to accommodate employees, caretakers, extended family or guests. There are endless outdoor entertaining and recreational opportunities afforded by expansive lawns with mature trees, a large patio, a fenced swimming pool with diving board and slide, a tennis court and river activities on the Guadalupe. The area is well-known for its varied wildlife and is prime for whitetailed deer during hunting season. Price upon request. Please call for additional information on this exceptional property.

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elcome to Tir Na Nog, an exclusive and enchanting private estate near the historic town of Governors Harbour, Eleuthera, a place where the legend of “The Land of the Ever Young” can come to reality. Here the flowers bloom all year-round against the backdrop of fabulous views of the Atlantic Ocean, casting their scents within the peace and serenity of the 10 acre gardens and walkways. Tir Na Nog is located in the most sought after location in Eleuthera, the Atlantic seashore on Banks Road, where there are a select number of Estates overlooking an amazing beach and only minutes from nearby restaurants and the charming Village of Governors Harbour. At Tir Na Nog your senses will be indulged. Interiors were recently renovated and designed by the gracious David Flint-Wood, co-author of “Island Style,” a wonderful book of what Island Life is. Applying the very flair that made the Island Style decor renowned, he used simple wood and white linens, organic materials, soft lighting and tropical touches ― warm and soothing to the senses. The Land: 10 acres of coconut lined rolling dunes and pathways lead to one of the most fabulous beaches you have ever seen. Stroll the miles long beach; stop in at Tippy’s restaurant for a cool drink or a bite. Lounge in the sun, in the hammocks strung in the coconut grove or under the beachfront gazebo. Covered with coconut trees and a variety of fruit trees, there is always something to pick and eat.

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The Home: Tir Na Nog offers a very special set-up unknown in most places in The Bahamas. The “home” is actually 4 Cottages of brilliant design. The main one is home to the living areas complete with a beautiful kitchen, and living and dining area with high cathedral ceilings and dark wood floors. There is a covered balcony on either side of the main house with one side overlooking the tennis court. Across the driveway is the main bedroom house complete with a beautiful covered veranda with three large bedrooms all decorated with a similar feel to the main house. Towards the ocean are two self-contained, one-bedroom cottages with an amazing view out over the palms and the beach beyond. These five bedrooms all have private entrances and en suite baths, Three bedrooms are located in a house across from the dining hall. They are private and tranquil with exquisite furnishings in the simple Island Style ― crisp and refined. Two additional bedrooms are separate bungalows with private decks overlooking the coconut grove, and the shades of the crystalline of the beach and the azure of the Atlantic. Situated above the tennis courts with sweeping views of the estate and the sea, the living and dining room is a gathering place for all for fine dining, relaxation and entertaining. Outdoor grilling and dining is an option on the Northern deck, with upper deck for even fuller views and very much a retreat. This property truly is a treat to behold. Make an appointment for a viewing today. $3,995,000. John Christie, (242) 322-1041, john@hgchristie.com. www.hgchristie.com/details/eleuthera/governors-harbour/house-es11259

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Imagine yourself owning a part of it. A private 1650-acre, family-oriented community surrounded by unspoiled islands, nine miles of Intracoastal Waterway, three miles of private beach and three championship golf courses. As an asset class it is untouchable, surrounded by water and backed by 40 years of established growth, with homes that have retained their value in every kind of market. But as valuable as the real estate itself may be, it’s the lifestyle and the people that make John’s Island such a special community. Lively and social, John’s Island is a vital, dynamic group representing every part of the business world.

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hen it comes to almost everything, Houston’s upward bound with plenty of bragging rights. What other city can claim its name was the first word spoken from the moon? (That happened July 20, 1969.) “Space City” is also where the astronauts aimed their cry to NASA’s Mission Control: “Houston, we’ve got a problem.” They knew where to find the help they needed. That’s the tradition of the Bayou City, so called because of the numerous natural canals that traverse the area. Houston’s name comes from the legendary Sam Houston, then President of the Republic of Texas. Houston’s geology developed from erosions of the Rocky Mountains, transported by rivers on their way to the Gulf of Mexico. The resulting de deposits make areas around Houston ideal for rice farming. Unfortunately the city’s spread (well over 100 miles from farthest tip to farthest tip) has encroached on all but the farthest outreaches. On the 18

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other side of the coin, Houston was not that long ago ranked first in the list of “Healthiest Housing Markets.” Houston metropolitan area has ranked first in Texas and third in the U.S. within the Category of “Best Places for Business and Careers” by Forbes magazine. Forbes has also ranked Houston first on “Forbes Best Cities for College Graduates,” “Forbes List of Best Cities to Buy a Home” and “Best City for Shopping.” Kiplinger’s Personal Finance “Best Cities” has ranked Houston at the top based on local economy, employment opportunities, reasonable living costs and quality of life. The Greater Houston area is larger than New Jersey and only slightly smaller than Massachusetts. The largest city in the southern United States, Houston is the fourth largest in the nation. If Houston were an independent nation, it would rank as the world’s 30th largest economy. And yet, after-taxes living costs are lower than the national average, mainly because housing (including, luxury, high-end housing) is way below the national average. No wonder upscale residential neighborhoods are the best sellers in the Houston market, according to Heritage Texas Properties, the go-to source for the finest homes in the most exclusive neighborhoods. With Houston’s continual influx of those who can afford the very best have come all the amenities that such clientele expect, the cremé de la cremé in schools, arts, culture, entertainment, shopping and, of course, cuisine. ‘Tis a fact that Houstonians eat out more than residents of any other city in the nation. Fortunately, Houston is also home to the largest medical center in the world, the Texas Medical Center. Houston’s Theater district is second only to New York City in terms of concentrated seats in a single locale. With more than 500 cultural, visual and performing arts organizations, Houston is one of only five U.S. cities with year-round resident companies representing all major performing arts. And when it comes to sports, well, bragging gets Texas-sized. The Heisman Trophy is named for John William Heisman, the first full-time coach and Athletic Director at Houston’s Rice University. The first indoor domed stadium in the nation was, of course, the Houston Astrodome,

nicknamed the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Sports teams abound: Houston Texans, Houston Astros, Houston Rockets, Houston Dynamo, Houston Comets, and more. Speaking of the Comets, they are the only team in the country to win four back-to-back WNBA championships. Headquarters for more than 23 Fortune 500 companies (only NYC has more), Houston boasts more than 5,000 energy-related firms, earning it the title of Energy Capital of the World. Houston’s port, the 10th largest in the world, is first in the nation in terms of international waterborne tonnage handled. This contributes no doubt to Houston’s eclectic population. Over 90 languages are spoken in this city, which has one of the youngest populations in the nation. With such high level executive influx comes a need for a Realtor who intimately knows this community. Heritage Texas Properties is a leading marketer of single family, townhome, condominium, loft, mid-rise and high-rise homes and lots in the Houston region’s most prestigious neighborhoods. Under the leadership of Broker/Owner, President & CEO, Robin Mueck, Heritage Texas Properties benefits from years of market knowledge, a wealth of experience and service to the community. A HUB certified business led by one of Houston’s most recognized real estate leaders, Robin Mueck, Heritage Texas Properties employs more than 250 licensed real estate professionals working from multiple office locations throughout the Houston region and the near Hill Country, Heritage is able to provide an unmatched range of services and geographic capabilities to meet all of their clients’ real estate needs. In addition to their premier residential brokerage services, they offer nationally and internationally recognized corporate and individual relocation services, a farm and ranch properties division, as well as property management. The company has successfully weathered the volatility of the dynamic Houston real estate market and has consistently succeeded in both tough times and boom times. Three+ decades of experience in changing markets is a real plus for buyers and sellers. But, in the end, it’s all about performance. Results have earned Heritage Texas Properties the respect of their community, their peers, and over three decades of satisfied clients. For additional information on your real estate needs, please contact Heritage Texas Properties at 800-856-7797 or email at info@heritagetexas.com. 19

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Boulevard Oaks Houston, Texas Located on a premier historic boulevard with canopies of massive old oaks along its esplanade, this lovingly remodeled and expanded North Boulevard estate combines unique and enchanting design elements, the finest of building materials, and antique architectural embellishments collected throughout Europe and Italy, with state-of-the-art modern conveniences to create a home of sophisticated beauty perfect for grand entertaining. In addition to stunning formals, an expansive kitchen and morning room, and a spacious den/media room, entertainment spaces include an upstairs loggia with an extensive summer kitchen and a spectacular performance hall that can seat large groups, all overlooking the breathtaking gardens, piazza and pool below. An adjoining carriage house provides complete guest quarters, while an award-winning spa offers a relaxing retreat. Renaissance-inspired frescoes and statuary abound suggesting a visit to an Italian villa and creating an atmosphere both exciting and serene. Offered at $5,785,000, Mitch Beasley, 713-341-1688, www.1604northblvd.com

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Raintree Place Houston, Texas Located in a distinctive gated oasis, this exceptional contemporary home with five bedrooms, four full and three half baths, custom-built with exquisite finishes and very special architectural details, offers the ultimate in luxury. Its downstairs master suite includes striking built-ins and enormous separate his and her baths and closets. The magnificent living areas, overlooking beautiful courtyards, a reflection pond, and a pool, all feature hardwood floors by Randy Yost. There is a state-of-the-art custom kitchen and butler’s pantry by Poggen Pohl, a den, study, two staircases, three wood burning fireplaces, spacious quarters and more. Nothing has been overlooked in this very special home. Offered at $1,499,000, Sarah Lee Marks, 713-341-1608, www.10sbriarhollow-2.com

Houston Heights Houston, Texas This remarkable 2009 custom built home, on a much-desired corner of the Heights, offers an open plan with elegant entry, curved staircase and high ceilings. The living room opens to great chef’s kitchen. Rare for a Heights home, there is an elevator, a climatecontrolled wine room that holds up to 800 bottles, and a butler’s pantry with icemaker and mini-refrigerator. The master retreat has a sitting area and two-sided fireplace. The master bath has an oversized closet and many custom touches. There are two guest suites, a game room, study, finished quarters and an outdoor kitchen with DCS grill. The back lawn has space for a pool/large spa. Offered at $1,397,000, Keith Cummins, 713-341-1651, www.701-columbia.com

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ow that Galveston’s taking it’s rightful place among the premier beach destinations and luxury seaside residential sites, city promoters can laugh at the isle’s first moniker: “Isla de Malhado” (or “Isle of Doom”). Early Spanish explorers shipwrecked there perhaps didn’t hit it off so well with Karankawa and Alokisa Indians (some were said to be cannibals). The Spanish prevailed and named their first permanent European settlement after Bernado de Galvez y Madrid, a colonial governor of Louisiana, played a significant role in the American Revolution. “Galvez” roughly translates “battle elf.” The legendary (6-foot-plus) pirate Jean Lafitte then made the isle his own while engaging in intrigues that today delight film visitors to the Strand area, once known as “Wall Street of the South.” Perhaps Lafitte’s ghost even walks the historical walled ruins of his former home on Harborside Dr., today watching cruise ships sail down the harbor that was once known as “Ellis Island of the South.”

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And perhaps “doom” in that early name foretold the two worst hurricanes in the nation’s history (1900 and Ike) which so devastated Galveston that the incredibly stalwart islanders had to rebuild twice, creating not just one, but two miracle cities, explains Kelly Kelley, a premier Galveston real estate broker. Now fabulous Victorian gingerbread houses and extravagant beachhouses overlook the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway (and sometimes all three), part of the legacy of what islanders still called the “Free State of Galveston.” This tongue-incheek name references the freewheeling period during Prohibition when this was a Roaring Twenties resort haven. Wide-open gambling, liquor sales and other “delights” thrived under the mantle of “private clubs.” (It was also called “Sin City of the South,” but that’s not mentioned now.) The famous 1926 “Pageant of Pulchritude” — that paraded an international array of scantily clad beauties along the beach — is said by many to have inspired the Miss America pageant. The rich and famous were regular visitors, including Bob Hope, Sammy Davis Jr., Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra. Today a brand new Pleasure Pier, beautiful statuary, pocket parks and the incredible Gulf of Mexico delight walkers, bicyclists and motorists along Seawall Boulevard which is actually a protective device for the city that proved its worth during Hurricane Ike. The story of this wall and the actual raising of the city after the 1900 storm is a must-see historical movie shown in the same Strand area as the Jean Lafitte film. “Fun” is the byword in the Strand today, with its views of the harbor and the nation’s only remaining free major ferry (86+ cars each). With the influx of upper-echelon residents have come all the amenities demanded by those who can afford the very best in restaurants, entertainment, arts, culture. In winter, out come museum-quality Victorian costumes for “Dickens on the Strand” festival. In spring, the nation’s third largest Mardi Gras celebration draws huge crowds.

The Strand is one of the isle’s six historical districts, which together rank as one of the nation’s largest and most historically significant collections of 19th Century buildings. A bragging point for BOIs (Born on Island-ers) is that over 60 structures are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, including (in the Greater Galveston area) war embattlements that date back to the 1800s. While tourism is now Galveston’s major focus, both the University of Texas Medical Branch and Texas A&M’s extensive maritime units are major employers as is Galveston’s extensive (and quite historically powerful) banking and insurance industries. Just a hop-skip-jump from the explosive Greater Houston area, Galveston yet as successfully maintained its small town atmosphere and friendliness. Golf carts are as popular a mode of transportation as cars in many areas. Shuttles for tourists to key island highlights are just as helpful for residents and shopping is a boutique-lover’s delight. Antique lovers too! As with any exciting city, of course, an insider’s knowledge is key to property purchases in the most coveted areas. As the area’s premier property broker — according to Houston Business Journal and The Prudential Gary Greene Award — Kelly knows the island’s history, its neighborhoods, its movers-and-shakers and where its exciting future is headed. A Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Kelly has the highly specialized inside track and the ear of those in the know, along with the professionalism, state-of-the-art marketing technology, expert team and “good friend” personality to make finding just the right home a fun, pleasurable and very rewarding experience.

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2625 Gerol Galveston, Texas Stunning remodeled four bedroom three and half bath home located in Havre Lafitte. The home features Brazilian Cherry wood floors, custom cabinetry, Chef’s Kitchen and exquisite finishes and fixtures. Each bath room is its own work of art. Guest room suite has pool access and bar. Master suite has library, fitness room and private wrap around deck. You will enjoy the outdoors with over 126 feet of water frontage and spectacular pool which overlooks Lake Madeline! Large lot, concrete bulkhead and privacy fence creates your own Island Oasis with spectacular views and gulf breezes.

13723 Windlass Circle Galveston, Texas Beautiful Laffite’s Cove canal front home. Open concept plan with loads of windows for canal and golf course views. Very large bedrooms. Kitchen is a cooks dream with Thermador gas range, large kitchen island, walk in pantry, dry bar and breakfast bar. Wet bar in living. All bedrooms have their own bath. Upstairs bedrooms both have sitting areas and deck access. Master Bath with dual head shower plus whirlpool tub. Office area up. Downstairs is patio area plus tiki bar with sink and refrigerator. Beautifully landscaped.

13227 Binnacle Way Galveston, Texas Enjoy island living at its best in this Bay front home overlooking Eckert’s Bayou This three bedroom and three and half bath home has a spacious open living dining in 3226 square feet. Built by Doug LeBeouf with views of bay and nature preserve. Open concept with sweeping water views from most rooms. Kitchen has Corian and granite in kitchen, wine fridge, and large island workspace perfect for any modern chef. Beautiful master bedroom with deck access. Large game room or second living area upstairs. This home features large built-in entertainment center, tile in living area and an elevator. Exterior features include electric shutters on all doors and windows, expansive deck and gazebo over boat house with beautiful downstairs patio for entertaining. Call today for a private showing.

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3639 Cove Lane Galveston, Texas Beautiful Lafitte’s Cove canal front home on almost a 1/2 acre lot. Lot is situated at the intersection of 2 canals, beautiful views of Bay and canals. Home features four bedrooms, three and one half baths in 2,488 square feet. Screened porches on ground and main levels of the home. Open concept living area with high ceilings and views. Wood floors on main level, carpet in upstairs Master Suite. Kitchen has granite counters, custom cabinetry, stainless appliances. Upstairs master suite is over 600 square feet. Large deck and gazebo over boat house are perfect for entertaining. A coastal canal classic!

3418 Windlass Court Galveston, Texas Custom built canal home in Laffite’s Cove with everything you can imagine! Featuring four bedrooms, three and one half baths in 4,001 square feet. Spacious living and dining areas, large kitchen with stainless appliances and grand breakfast bar. Office area off entry. Large master suite with private deck access, master bath includes double vanities, shower and jetted tub. Rare third floor build out is complete with a with full living room, built in bunks, half bath, wet bar and fridge. Perfect downstairs area for entertaining with swimming pool and spa, outdoor kitchen, and large patio. Amazing views of canal and bay!

922 Long Reach Tiki Island, Texas Elegant custom built canal front home on Tiki Island. This four bedroom, three and one half bath home has 3,138 square feet and many wonderful features. Soaring 20 foot ceilings in living area and a wall of windows bringing the amazing water views indoors! Built-ins and gas log fireplace. Large island kitchen with beautiful cabinetry, granite counters, top of the line appliances, wet bar with extra fridge. Swarovski crystal chandelier in dining. Hickory plank floors in living, kitchen and entry. Large master suite on first floor. Interior balcony on second level. Elevator to all levels. Expansive covered and uncovered decks for enjoying the Tiki Island life!

Kelly Kelley, Broker Associate, CPA RSPS, CLHMS, CRS, GRI, ABR, e-PRO Phone 281-794-9463 • Fax 803-947-0430 www.KellyKelley.com • Kelly@KellyKelley.com “Galveston Is My Home. Galveston is My Business.”

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ustin wears many hats — depending on your interest. It’s known as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” “Silicon Hills” (for the mushrooming technology industries), eastern gateway to the famed Texas Hill Country, the beginning of the American Southwest. Everyone associates Willie Nelson with Austin. But add to this country music legend’s name notables such as George W. Bush, Lance Armstrong, Sandra Bullock, Johnny Depp, Larry Gatlin, Marsha Gay Hardin, Molly Ivins, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Matthew McConaughey, the list goes on and on. In fact, the stream of actors alone is almost never-ending given the number of movies filmed in this picturesque setting, including The Alamo, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (a true story!), Capote, Courage Under Fire, Fandango, Hope Floats, Michael, Miss Congeniality I & II, Nadine, and the TV series Friday Night Lights and Lonesome Dove. Austin’s ever-expanding film and arts scenes have attracted a highlyeducated, forward-thinking workforce which, in turn, has created what Money Magazine recognized in 2011, naming Austin second in the “Best Places to Live” among “Big Cities.” Add to these kudos, the title “City of the Violet Crown,” a wintertime violet glow across the hills just after sunset, a testimony to Austin’s unique, lake-filled position at the intersection of four major ecological regions. Austin and the Texas Hill Country are so bound up with Texas’ picturesque history, it’s alive around every corner. As the Capital of Texas, which has produced two United States Presidents and too many national political figures to list, Austin is always au courant with what’s happening in D.C. And, it’s true: Everything’s bigger in the Lone Star State. The State Capital’s dome stands seven feet higher than the U.S. Capital’s dome in D.C.

trend by maintaining relatively stable home values, according to the city’s Business Journal. Thanks to these companies, and the presence of the State Government, the University of Texas and numerous other universities, housing starts are also continuing to rise, with luxury subdivisions a major component. Turnquist Partners specializes in such properties, including lavish estates, luxurious condominiums, trend-setting lofts, spectacular golf communities and breathtaking waterfront properties, as well as acres of farm and ranch land. Like most Austin residents, Steve and Michele Turnquist refer to themselves as “Austinites.” A dynamic Austin couple with more than 50 years of combined real estate experience, they have well earned their reputation as Central Texas luxury home market leaders. Austinites are incredibly friendly, proudly eclectic, reflecting the classic Texas independence, and fiercely protective of small, unique local businesses. A delightful community sense of humor (with always an eye to side benefits) pervades Austinites, who recently adopted the unofficial slogan: “Keep Austin Weird.” Typical example — they revel in the fact that Austin has the largest urban bat colony in the world, under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge. Far from being a threat to humans, these shy creatures appear as if by city decree for mind-boggling departures and safe returns to their well-protected lair, creating a $7.9 million tourist attraction! For additional information on your real estate needs, please contact Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. at 800-282-3939.

It’s no wonder, then, that the luxury home market in Austin is not just thriving, it’s exploding under the guidance of high end realtors such as Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. Incredible views of rolling hills and blue, blue lakes have attracted the highly-paid executives of numerous Fortune 500 markets now based, or with prominent regional offices, in the Austin area. Whole Foods Market, Apple, Google, IBM, Intel, Samsung and 3M are just a few of the corporations that have helped Austin belie the national 27

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5324 Spanish Oaks Boulevard Austin, Texas Spanish Hacienda with 9700 sq. feet of heated and cooled living space and 3000 sq. ft. of covered outdoor space. Spanish Oaks neighborhood and excellent schools and shopping. Top of the line appliances, exquisite designer touches throughout home. Panoramic sweeping views of hill country and Spanish Oaks golf course. eat in wine room. Private entrance casita with kitchenette. Pecan hardwood flooring. Lush private entrance garden with Spanish deco fountain and fire place. Media room, home automation system. $3,495,000. Michele Turnquist 512-431-1121

16004 Chateau Avenue Austin, Texas Elegant European architecture on 3.89 acres on Austin’s Lake Travis in premier gated/secured Vineyard Bay community. Texas limestone &copper roofs on exterior of home. Interior boasts marble floors/antique oak doors/glass wall with spectacular views of pool/terrace/Lake Travis. Elevator/oak parquet flooring/4 fireplaces/ gold-leaf molding/crystal & Czechoslovakian chandeliers/master suite/spacious guest suite/library/ office with separate entrance. Grounds have 300’of prime Lake Travis waterfront. $7,500,000. Michele Turnquist 512-431-1121

3814 Toro Canyon Austin, Texas Amazing 2.2 acre estate located in a gated enclave of 5 homes on the Westlake Peninsula. This home features 6 bedrooms, 6 and a half baths, 3 living areas, and 4 fireplaces. Entertain or just relax in this backyard paradise with a screened-in porch, 2 outdoor living areas, a summer kitchen, outdoor fireplace and pool. Welcome home to your very own private oasis! $2,149,000. Michele Turnquist 512-431-1121

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12200 Iron Bluff Place Austin, Texas Set in Spanish Oaks at the end of a cul-de-sac set on almost 2 acres this Italian country estate conveys the feeling of timeless beauty and the genteel lifestyle. Designed to capture panoramic hill country views this estate is a dramatic backdrop to a family’s busy lifestyle. With over 9000 Sq Ft. this home lives with a casual, warm elegance. It’s soft neutral palette keeps large open spaces light and airy. It’s wealth of entertaining options capture warmth and coziness from the Formal Dining Room and Wine Room with sitting area around the hearth to the handsome Library and its conversational space surrounding the Sienna Limestone Fireplace. The beamed ceiling Great Room is open to the impressive Chef’s Kitchen boasting Wolfe, SubZero and Miehle appliances. The true chef’s sink set in the island is perfect for the foodie hidden in all of us. Decadence reaches new heights in the unforgettable Master Suite. The luxurious bath has Crema Onyx counters, walk in rain shower, soothing Bain Ultra air-bubble tub. On the lower level 4 Beds and Baths, Exercise Room and Game Room all open to the covered porches and dramatic pool terraces. Spanish Oaks Club Membership to Convey. For additional property information go to www.12200IronBluffPlace.com.

Kathryn Scarborough Bechtol 512-970-1355 Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. Austin, TX www.turnquistpartners.com

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Barton Creek Oasis Austin, Texas “Gone with the Wind” in Estates Above Lost Creek. 6,174 sq. feet of exquisite antique flavored home, nestled on 5 acres of lush grounds that back up to hickory creek, private, secluded wooded views, the property a natural paradise. Antique transoms, mantles and consoles through home. Hard wood floors, carpeting and tile, custom wood shutters and one of a custom painted wall paper, wet bar and wine holder in kitchen with a breakfast nook. Open floor plan, 5 bedrooms with full baths, master has his/hers baths/closets. Offered for $1,395,000. For a private showing, please contact Melissa Webb 512-762-2630.

Hill Country Modern 2012 Parade Home Austin, Texas This JKD Custom Hill home features four bedrooms and three and a half baths, master suite and study. The home has an open floor plan to enhance the amazing hill country views, complete with pool and outdoor kitchen. This property has all of the amenities a buyer would want from gourmet kitchen to home automation. This single story family home is 3,383 sq.ft. with a three-car garage. Offered for $879,000. For more information regarding this property and/or Lot 33 located in the Overlook Estates, please contact Melissa Webb at 512-762-2630.

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Secluded Luxury - Lake Lifestyle Austin, TEXAS Enjoy the privacy of living in a gated prestigious Westlake community just steps away from year-round fun at Lake Austin. Intricate details flow throughout this immaculate home including mesquite floors with stone accents, hand-cut tile in bathrooms, copper gutters, imported doors, domed brick ceiling in the kitchen, hurricane closet and endless custom features. Very private resort-style backyard with pool/spa hosts multiple outdoor living areas ideal for entertaining groups of all sizes and ages. The separate, attached guest retreat hosts a private kitchen, living area with dramatic stone fireplace, bedroom & bathroom. Almost the entire house is on the main level. Walk to the gorgeous neighborhood Lake Austin park with deeded boat slip. Boat conveys. For more information, please visit www.2708IslandLedgeCove.com.

Desmond Milvenan, CRS, GRI, CLHMS, REALTOR® 512-294-4740 Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. Austin, TX www.turnquistpartners.com

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Antlers Inn - Historic Waterfront Inn on Lake LBJ KINGSLAND, TEXAS

This Beautiful Texas Historic Landmark, on Lake LBJ, offers 6 antique appointed suites plus 6 cabins and 4 train cabooses with kitchenettes. The property features a total of 26 bedrooms with a private bath for each room and double occupancy allowing for a total of 48 to 60 people. The Inn and additional 10 buildings boast approximately 16,250 square feet on over 10 acres with 400 feet open waterfront and plenty of room for expansion. The sale of this property includes the business, all facilities/inventory, a lot used for signage and the free-standing restaurant building currently leased to Junction House Restaurant. Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

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Olmos Park SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Find this fabulous .77 +/- acre gated estate in desirable Olmos Park. Just under 7,000 sq. ft. the traditional style home is nestled under a canopy of majestic oaks and features 3 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 1 half bath. Luxurious splendor graciously appoints this home which includes a gourmet kitchen, 2 living areas, a formal dining room and a spectacular master suite. Poolside, the private cabana provides for utmost relaxation coupled with endless possibilities for entertaining. Lush landscaping adorn the manicured lawns and offer ultimate privacy. $3,000,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

Falls County Rancher’s Dream WACO AREA, TEXAS Nestled on 1,664 +/- acres, this exquisite estate features a 7,300 square foot custom main home overlooking a 15 +/- acre lake and sparkling pool. A cooking cabana and 700 square foot cantina game room boarders the pool. The rustic yet chic 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom main home features a gourmet kitchen, luxurious master suite, 3.5 car garage, exercise room and safe room. The ranch also features 4 guest houses, highly improved pastures and top-notch cattle and horse facilities. The estate is located just 1 hour and a half drive from Austin and Dallas. Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

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Hill Country Contemporary Home FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS This amazingly unique and modern home has been converted into a family residence from a historic school house and teacher’s residence. The limestone structures have been extended and now include a vast living area totaling 5,000 +/- square feet on 15 +/acres. The intricately designed Hill Country contemporary home includes an open kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, master suite, screened porch with a fireplace and pizza oven, vegetable garden, private yoga studio and a long rectilinear pool for full summer enjoyment. $2,300,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

Anaqua Springs SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Step through old world wrought iron accented wooden gates and enter this Hill Country oasis situated on just under 3 acres. Located in prestigious Anaqua Springs, this 4 bedroom 4 bath home features birch hardwoods, travertine floors and gourmet kitchen equipped with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances. Outdoors, enjoy the summer kitchen, sparkling Zars pool with oversized spa and waterfall. The cozy master suite features a romantic rock fireplace and includes outdoor access. A guest casita resides close to the main residence. $1,150,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

Alamo Heights SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Meticulous in design, workmanship and quiet artistic simplicity, this luxurious Alamo Heights home is a must see. Walking along the wide entry with broad windows and lustrous walls, the gallery continues through the center of the house separating views of the pool, patio and gardens from various rooms of the house. Epicurean luxury embraces artful design in a kitchen with SubZero, Dacor, KitchenAid, Miele appliances and a Franke stainless sink. Outside, 1 +/- acre of lush grounds await through a backyard haven with a deluxe covered patio and tropical landscaping surrounding a sparkling pool. $1,500,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

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Guadalupe Riverfront Retreat CANYON LAKE, TEXAS This one of a kind property with stunning river frontage overlooks majestic cypress trees and soothing waters. Just under an acre, this property features 2 homes nestled under pecan and walnut trees. The main home features 1220 +/- square feet of living space and boasts Saltillo tile floors, a spectacular rock fireplace and an expansive covered patio and deck overlooking the river. The second home features 1305 +/square feet of living space and includes hardwood floors, private decks and open living areas. $759,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

Terrell Hills SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Find this spectacular 4 bedroom and 3 bath home in prestigious Terrell Hills. This custom residence blends elegant design with practical living. Marble accents, hardwood floors and abundant natural light combine to make this an outstanding space. The master suite overlooks the lush backyard and sparkling pool. An air conditioned garage rests beneath majestic Pecan trees. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this one of a kind jewel! $1,400,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

Terrell Hills SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS This delightful 4 bedroom and 3 bath home is nestled on .38 +/- of an acre in Terrell Hills on a corner lot under mature hardwood trees. This lovely residence features a formal sitting and dining room, office, wood burning fireplace and a split floor plan. Also find a fabulous great room with vaulted ceilings and wet bar within the estate. The master suite features

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privacy and a divine master bath with numerous custom luxuries. $775,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

Bentley Manor SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS This Mediterranean home is situated on .79 +/- of an acre and located in the distinguished neighborhood of Bentley Manor. The 2-story residence features 5 bedrooms and 5 and 1 half baths. The estate showcases high ceilings, crown molding and wonderful lighting throughout. The floor plan includes a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, beautiful built-ins, a formal dining room, media room, office and game room. The gourmet island kitchen is a chef’s delight and the luxurious master suite features outside access, a sitting area, walk-in closet and spa. Escape to the lush landscaped backyard. $1,099,000 Rick Kuper 210.240.8282

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• One-of-a-Kind Penthouse NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana This fabulous penthouse has a private terrace with an incredible panoramic view of downtown New Orleans, and the Crescent City Connection Bridge. The custom, Thermadore kitchen has marble counter tops, counter range, disposal, microwave, dishwasher, a single oven, and refrigerator. A wonderful master bath has walk-in shower and garden tub. The master suite is huge and includes a sitting area. You’ll find lots of storage with California closets and custom built-ins throughout. There are storm windows, ceiling fans, three bedrooms with three full baths and two car parking. $1,229,000. MLS 910803 John Schaff CRS Latter & Blum Inc./ Realtors® 800-428-8294

Elegant French Provincial BATON ROUGE, Louisiana An elegant entry with 10 feet tall double doors and travertine floors welcomes you into this fabulous home. Off the foyer, you’ll find the library which has bookshelves, floor to ceiling, with a ladder. The formal dining room has an 11 feet tall Pella wood/clad window plus a high side window. 5 ½” pine floors found in many of the rooms in this home. There is a Butler pantry/ wet bar with wine cooler plus leaded glass/ decorative cabinet doors and fluted doorways in each room of entertaining areas, plus crown molding in every room. The Kit/Bkfst/Keeping is very spacious and has a fireplace, cypress cabinets, slab granite coutertops and island, gas cooktop and huge 8’ pantry. The Master Suite has a sitting area, a nice closet w/builtins, whirlpool with leaded decorative window above, separate shower and travertine floor. Bedroom 2 is downstairs and private. Bedrooms 3 and 4 plus a bonus room are upstairs with a 3-way entrance to Hollywood bath and large closets. Rear porch and patio are nicely designed with a fountain. $570,000. MLS B1204463 Frankie LaBorde ABR,CRS,GRI C.J. BROWN Realtors® 800-428-8294

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Live On Prestigious St. Charles Avenue NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana Enjoy old New Orleans charm in your condo on St. Charles Ave, with easy streetcar access and a view of the Mardi Gras parade route. The developer restored this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, historic home preserving many authentic treasures from Old World palaces in Scotland, France and Italy featured in historic publications. The entire ground floor was retained by developer and includes the front porch area, five car, gated parking, oversize garage and beautiful rear courtyard with pond. Inside boasts huge gourmet kitchen, lavish master suite, two private guest suites, one with library, and two beautiful parlors. Total square footage is 3,400. $1,200,000. MLS 909305 Peter Ingrassia ABR,BRC Latter & Blum Inc./ Realtors® 800-428-8294

Unparalleled Country Estate Covington, Louisiana This prestigious home is situated on approximately 62 acres of beautiful rolling land and lush gardens. The magnificent grounds lure you into an atmosphere of tranquility with views of the oak alley driveway and large stocked pond. Oak trees surround the property with a barn and outdoor entertainment living area. Indoors every detail and design offers living spaces both luxurious and comfortable with windows throughout, that showcase the remarkable views. MLS 915077 Jennifer Rice and team, Laura Miles and Alice McNeely Latter & Blum Inc./Realtors® 800-428-8294

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7319 Wakefield Road Vestavia Hills, Alabama Gated Community- 2 acre lot. Sprott Long architect. Master on Main Level. Huge Great Room with soaring cathedral ceiling. Rustic fireplaces. Exquisite kitchen with Granite Island. Beautiful one of a kind home! Old Overton Liberty Park. $4,200,000. Call Bart Nelson 205-567-3563.

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7307 Wakefield Road Vestavia Hills, Alabama This distinctive award-winning home nestled onto a hilltop and secluded in 5 acres of beautifully manicured grounds offers the ultimate in privacy, elegance, convenience, and relaxation. Located in the exclusive gated community of Old Overton Estates. Large, open interior spaces and lots of windows take advantage of the magnificent views and bring the outside in. No expense was spared on architectural quality and detailing, making this home among the finest in the South. Liberty Park. $5,000,000. Call Bart Nelson 205-567-3563.

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WEST PALM BEACH / JUPITER Written by B. B. Smith

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obe Indians were probably the first to take note of what an exceptional site for peaceful living could be found in the West Palm Beach/Jupiter area. Wouldn’t they be surprised if they could see who agrees with them today? Jupiter is a quaint coastal town with beautiful, aqua-blue water and gorgeous (dog-friendly) beaches. West Palm Beach may be a little more “hoppin’” but both offer a calm, oasis compared to the hectic hustle and bustle of Miami. The name West Palm Beach we can easily understand. But Jupiter? It was a slip of the pen. Spanish explorers named the nearby Sound “Hobe” after their phonetic interpretation of the Indian name. A later mapmaker misunderstood and spelled it “Jobe.” A still-later mapmaker thought (Lord knows why) that this must be the Latin word for the god Jupiter. Long story short, Jupiter became the name, and nearby Juno Beach was named for Jupiter’s wife Juno.

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Even more celebrities are in and out of the area, often performing at SunFest, an annual waterfront festival that celebrates art and music, attracting an international audience, many attracted by performers like Carrie Underwood, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Cindi Lauper, Pink Floyd, MGMT and Earth, Wind and Fire. Is it even necessary to mention the vaulted quality of golf in the West Palm Beach/Jupiter area? Courses almost outnumber all the other amenities combined. Award-winning courses such as the PGA National Golf Club—Squire Course, Trump International Golf Club, Emerald Dunes, Seminole, Old Marsh, The Bear Club, The Loxahachee Club, The Golf Club of Jupiter, Jupiter Hills . . . well, you get the idea! West Palm Beach was actually first written “Westpalmbeach.” But founders feared that would be too hard for newcomers! The city was first developed as a site to house servants working in nearby grand hotels. That didn’t last long. The site was originally a pineapple plantation (where Bel Air Historical District is now), and the owner’s unique frame vernacular home still stands at 211 Plymouth Road. (The owner was murdered.) Other old pineapple fields were subdivided into what is now the community of El Cid, noted for its Mediterranean revival and mission-style homes. The owner named it the celebrated Spanish hero, El Cid (Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar). Cid means lord. Both neighborhoods, and others in West Palm Beach, are on the National Register of Historic Places, including Grandview Heights that has some of the city’s best historic homes. Snowbirds now dot the West Palm Beach/Jupiter area, but they are joined by a widely diverse influx of multi-age groups lured by the beautiful setting, incredible beaches and the luxurious high-end community living that inevitably develops in the wake of such a migration. Schools, shopping, arts, culture, entertainment, and cuisine — all have flourished to meet the demands of those who can afford, and who demand, the very best in all aspects of life. The out-of-doors constantly beckons and both communities are wonderfully compliant with lots of walking and biking trails. Residents tend to say they live “in Paradise.” Jupiter especially draws St. Louis Cardinals fans. The Cards hold Spring Training in Jupiter. So do the Miami Marlins. The Miami Heat play in nearby Miami-Dade County. West Palm Beach is home to the International Polo Hall of Fame. Well-versed in the intimate inside of this ever-expanding focus on high living in a comfortable community atmosphere are the Realtor agents of Illustrated Properties, the top area real estate experts.

If you’re going to live in the West Palm Beach/Jupiter area, you need to know about “Shoulder Season.” This is considered the best time of year: April-May. Residents find off-the-beach activities during “Margaritaville” (spring break) and October’s Fantasy Fest — or, rather, they pick their outing sites carefully. “Off Season” or “low season” during September is when most residents take their vacations. “Shoulder Season” is the best time of all. Why “shoulder”? It’s a common term used in the travel industry to indicate periods on either side of highuse periods. The joy of selling property in such exciting Florida areas back in the 1930s became a way of life for F. F. “Bud” Adams Sr. He taught his son, “Bud” Jr., the importance of relationships and reputation. Bud Jr. founded Illustrated Properties in 1975 with the idea that a real estate company could be something truly extraordinary. It was the right idea at the right time, and has grown to become the largest independent real estate company in Palm Beach, Martin, and Collier counties. Customers immediately related to excellent career-oriented staff and relationships Bud Jr. encouraged them to develop within their communities. This intimate contact with “what’s going on” added a depth and expertise that customers recognized and appreciated. While Bud’s original vision of the company has remained steadfast, his son, F. F. “Chappy” Adams has expanded that original vision, by giving the company new focus. Offering a full spectrum of real estate related services and mindful of today’s fast-paced lives and the need for convenience and efficiency, Illustrated Properties today offers almost every conceivable service to complete their customers’ real estate transactions with a minimum of stress. For additional information on your real estate needs, please contact Illustrated Properties at 800-626-5773.

They know, and cater to, the wealth of celebrities who call (or called) this unique living environment “home,” including Tiger Woods, Yanni, Olivia Newton-John, Hank Aaron, Jimmy Buffett, Glenn Close, Vic Damone, Alan Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Otis Thorpe, Donald Trump, John Havileck, Rod Stewart, Edgar Mitchell, Otis Anderson, Bob Barker, Robert Allenby, Jason Bonham, George Hamilton, Bill Parcells, Tori Adams, Rick Ankiel, Celine Dion, Richie Fowler, Drew Garrett, Bryant Gumble, Michael Jordon, Kurk Pellegrino, Charles Nelson Reilly, Burt Reynolds, Wayne Rosenthal, Mike Schmidt, Rush Limbaugh, Ahmad Rashad and Serena and Venus Williams. Oh, yes, and Larry the Cable Guy, too! And, of course, many more celebrities. 43

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Jupiter Island Hobe Sound, Florida Long considered one of the premier addresses in the country, Jupiter Island’s old Florida beauty has been the destination for luxury home owners for generations. This property epitomizes the tranquil nature of the Island’s lifestyle. Situated on over three lushly landscaped acres with deeded beach access, the home site features 200 feet of waterfront along the Intracoastal Waterway, affording the owner not only sublime sunsets but the opportunity to have a boat in the backyard. Upon arrival the crisp colorful façade is an inviting welcome and the Bermuda-style architecture creates an elegant yet approachable ambience. Completely renovated in 2005, the home and guest house offer every convenience, and with six bedrooms, six full baths and two half baths, the property is wonderfully suited for the modern lifestyle. The kitchen opens to a casual breakfast area which leads to the formal dining room; each with views of the lawn rolling to a small beach, the dock and the Intracoastal Waterway. The living room and family room open through sliding glass doors to a pergola covered patio perfect for entertaining or simply enjoying the seasonal breezes. Other features include an exercise room, large free form pool, wet bar, summer kitchen with cabana bath, and a three car garage. $12,500,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-329-2383 or visit www.LostTreeRealty.com.

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Seminole Landing North Palm Beach, Florida Situated on a lushly landscaped 1.1 acre lot, this home is located on Banyan Road with its canopy of old growth trees and lush vegetation, and offers the owner the security of living in the private community of Seminole. With four bedrooms, four full and two half baths, this two story home features an inviting floor plan and first floor master suite. The second story has two bedrooms with a nice sized loft, and a full guest suite complete with breakfast bar and separate entrance. Most notably, the property has a professional level lighted tennis court. All these amenities are just steps away from the most beautiful private beach in the area. Located in the heart of North Palm close to shopping, dining, and top rated schools, Seminole Landing is the hidden jewel of North Palm Beach! The unique characteristics of this community coupled with its location make it a highly sought after home site. Offered at $3,100,000. For more information call Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561-662-8344 or visit www.LostTreeRealty.com.

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Jupiter Hills Village

Jupiter Hills Village

Tequesta, Florida Superbly sited on the championship Hills golf course at the renown Jupiter Hills Golf Club this lovingly restored French provincial home is a treasure. Four bedrooms with four full and two half baths, a total of 6,904 square feet makes this a well proportioned home offering gracious rooms for entertaining. The kitchen-family room is the heartbeat of this home with a chef’s kitchen that boasts a gas cook top, Sub-Zero and Thermador appliances and furniture grade custom cabinetry. The master suite with access to pool and spa is an ideal retreat from a busy lifestyle. Elegant, warm and inviting this home is truly one of a kind. $3,500,000 Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561-662-8344 or visit www.JupiterHillsVillage.org.

Tequesta, Florida Situated on a sparkling lake in prestigious Jupiter Hills Village, this fourbedroom, six full and one half bath home offers the buyer the epitome of comfort and relaxation. The wonderfully appointed kitchen and family room opens to a covered loggia with summer kitchen and the enclosed pool/spa area. The first floor master suite features his and her baths, walk in closets and an exercise room with laundry. The second floor features a large loft perfect for a sitting area to enjoy the lake view. A large screened in balcony offers even more opportunities to enjoy a relaxing end of the day. $2,895,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-3292383 or visit www.JupiterHillsVillage.org.

Jupiter Hills Village

Jupiter Hills Village

Tequesta, Florida Located on the third fairway of the Village Course in the exceptional golf community of Jupiter Hills Village, this home is perfect for either fulltime or seasonal residents. With four bedrooms, three full and two half-baths, a gracious living room with beautiful molding treatments and cove lighting, a formal dining room and family room, this single story home offers a casual retreat for both family and guests. The screened patio area has a 60’ lap pool shaded by pines and lush landscaping, accompanied by stunning golf course views. Just minutes from outstanding dining and shopping venues, you can have it all at Jupiter Hills. $1,750,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-3292383 or visit www.JupiterHillsVillage.org.

Tequesta, Florida This charming golf villa with over 3,000 A/C sq. ft. is located on the Fazio designed Village course in Jupiter Hills Village. Three bedrooms with 3 baths, this light filled home will provide the backdrop for golf vacations and family get-togethers. Just steps to the beautiful heated pool and two tennis courts, a carefree lifestyle awaits the new owners of this wonderful home. The new roof and pride of ownership displayed make this property a “just bring your toothbrush” location. If you are looking for the perfect place to call home look no further, this is it… Jupiter Hills Village, the pinnacle of Florida living. $875,000. Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561-662-8344 or visit www. JupiterHillsVillage.org.

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Old Port Cove

North Palm Beach, Florida Situated on a lushly landscaped 1.3 acre lot in the quiet enclave of Seminole Landing, this 5 bedrooms and 5 full baths single story home features a wonderfully spacious kitchen family room that opens to a screened in summer kitchen and large pool area. The home has both a paneled office and a billiards/game room. All the amenities just steps away from the most beautiful private beach in the area. Community tennis courts, three-car garage; Location, amenities, and quality of life, Seminole Landing offers the family oriented Luxury Buyer an opportunity to have it all. $3,450,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-329-2383 or visit www.LostTreeRealty.com.

North Palm Beach, Florida Just steps away from the renown Old Port Cove Marina in North Palm Beach, this four bedroom double lanai home was recently renovated combining two units into one complete with every upgrade and amenity. The property has two master suites, custom cabinetry throughout, and a birds-eye maple kitchen that features top of the line appliances. The gracious formal dining room opens to a large living room and breathtaking views from the large balcony. On the other side, a warm and inviting family room sits beside the kitchen and informal dining area. With panoramic views from every room this unique property affords the yacht owner a perfect port of call. $3,300,000. Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561-662-8344 or visit www.LostTreeRealty.com.

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North Palm Beach, Florida This home is situated on a large lot, and is just the right mix of old Florida and today’s amenities. Offering four bedrooms, five full and one half baths and guest house, 5,227 total square feet this lovely Bermuda style home is waiting for the young growing family or the newly retired executive. An oversized pool, 20’ x 60’ with separate Jacuzzi, add the flair needed for a vacation in paradise. The kitchen family room with adjacent office is the perfect spot for family gatherings or “supervised” homework time. A split floor plan provides the utmost in privacy. The large den can easily be converted into another bedroom. Location, amenities and room to grow, this property has it all. $2,600,000. Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561662-8344 or visit www.LostTreeRealty.com.

North Palm Beach, Florida This classic Bermuda style North Palm Beach home has spectacular open golf course views! Three bedrooms and three full baths make this a comfortable family home, or seasonal golf getaway. At just under 3,000 square feet under air, this home is a very manageable size. The living room and enclosed loggia provide plenty of room to entertain, and open to a lovely pool area perfect for dining al fresco. The property also affords a resident the opportunity to build a new, larger home on the 18,730 square foot lot. The view from a second story would rival any in this prestigious community. $2,365,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-329-2383 or visit www. LostTreeRealty.com.

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Lakefront Gamble Rogers Home

Winter Park, Florida This sophisticated showplace has large, spacious rooms and is situated on a fabulous oversized lot with beautifully manicured grounds. Grand spaces, soaring windows and ceilings allow natural light and inspiring views of the incredible resort style pool area (salt water system). This spectacular home also boasts a three car garage with a separate workshop room and circular driveway. Newly installed state of the art energy efficient roof. Five bedrooms, Five baths, 5,417 square feet. $1,399,000

Winter Park, Florida Charming 1947 Gamble Rogers home, with many updates and spectacular Lake Sue views. Features include hardwood floors, Cuban tile, Plantation shutters, and French doors. Three levels of living space, has upstairs master bedroom with attached sitting room and spacious balcony overlooking Lake Sue, as well as a basement with media room, large game room, and lots of flex space. Kitchen has nice eat-in area, granite, and newer refrigerator, two microwaves, and dishwasher. Great family and entertaining house. Five bedrooms, Four and Two half baths, 5,967 square feet. $1,795,000

Custom Lakefront on Lake Minnehaha

Custom Home with Lake Osceola Views

MAITLAND, Florida The perfect combination of elegance and comfort, this custom built lakefront home is the embodiment of Florida living at its best. Almost every room takes in sweeping views of Lake Minnehaha on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes. Features include soaring ceilings, crown molding, French doors, gorgeous wrought-iron detail, and custom built-ins throughout. Kitchen is outfitted with granite, stainless appliances, double ovens, and gas stove. Beautifully landscaped backyard with gracious outdoor living areas and fire pit; saltwater pool and heated spa; slalom ski course; and boat dock with electric lift. Five bedrooms, five full and 1 half baths, 4,984 square feet. $1,595,000

Winter Park, Florida Beautiful custom built home located on a premier street in Winter Park with views of Lake Osceola. This home offers a traditional feel with walnut stained wide plank floors, high ceilings, crown molding, hand painted tile back splashes and many other high end finishes. Downstairs family room opens out to a brick covered patio equipped with surround sound and an entertaining/wet bar area. The pool and deck area designed to offer lake views. Upstairs are three bedrooms, plus a bonus room and the master suite. Located off the master bedroom is a large balcony that extends the entire front of the home offering serene lake views. The lake access is directly across the street. There is a public fishing dock and area to launch canoes/kayaks. Four bedrooms, Four full and One half bath, 3,870 square feet. $1,299,000

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205 W. Fairbanks Avenue • Winter Park, FL 32789 • 407-644-1234 • 800-283-6235 • www.fanniehillman.com

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Walking distance to Park Avenue

Fully Furnished Lakefront Home

WINTER PARK, Florida Elegant and sophisticated, for the discriminating buyer. A one-ofa-kind Winter Park character home, within walking distance to Park Avenue. Upstairs master suite has walk-in closet, charming balcony, and renovated bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Impressive kitchen has copper farm sink and natural gas stove, all overlooking pergola-covered porch and koi pond. New inside utility room was added in 2007. Saltwater pool with beautiful waterfall feature. Four bedrooms, Four bathrooms, 3,200 square feet. $1,185,000

ORLANDO, Florida Beautiful custom home with 1 and a 1/3 Acres of luscious manicured grounds on Lake Price. Enjoy the oversized kitchen with imported marble counter tops, island, 2 built-in ovens, trash compactor, wine refrigerator, and 42" custom cabinets. Large master suite with views of the pool and lake. Upstairs has a large bonus room with half bath and balcony to sit out and enjoy the spectacular views of lake and boat house. Tastefully decorated and hardly lived in, this home comes fully furnished! Four bedrooms, 3 full and one half bathrooms, 3,536 square feet, $1,295,000

Chain of Lakes and Private Location

Overlooking Lake Fairview

DEER ISLAND, Florida Chain of Lakes, Gated Golf Community of Deer Island, extremely private and picturesque setting awaits you at this beautiful Mediterranean residence on the shores of Lake Dora. Built by Sam Sadler, the home reflects the finest quality you will find. Features include interior finishes of fine cabinetry, mill work (cased windows, 6" base board, crown molding, solid 8' wood doors) gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, gas Dacor range and oven, warming oven, and so much more. A private dock allows you to enjoy the seven lakes that make the chain. Located on the South side of Lake Dora also makes this an easy drive to Orlando and Disney. Four bedrooms, Three and one half baths, 3,892 square feet. $795,000

ORLANDO, Florida PRICE REDUCTION - Situated on Lake Fairview with 122' of western frontage and over an acre of land, the home sits perfectly on the property to take advantage of lake views from almost every room as well as offering wonderful privacy. True southern porches grace the front and back of the home. Gorgeous recovered antique heart of pine wood flooring throughout the first floor. Other downstairs highlights include fabulous detailed millwork and 10 foot ceilings. And in the heart of the home sits the spacious, beautiful kitchen with granite top cooking island, walk-in and butler pantries as well as a breakfast room. All of which is open to the great room and back porch. Four bedrooms, Four full and One half baths, 3,605 square feet. $925,000

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Premier Odessa Ski-Lake Estate!

Exquisite Mediterranean Architectural Masterpiece!

Odessa, Florida Lee Fernandez’ last and greatest award-winning Tuscan model home masterpiece on 2.81 luxuriously –landscaped acres. Superb architectural design, outstanding craftsmanship and phenomenal upgrades throughout, including impressive 10 foot arched double entry doors; Italian travertine stone flooring; massive windows; and a beautiful chef’s kitchen with thick granite counters, designer hand-crafted wood cabinets with crown molding, Kohler plumbing and high-end appliances. This well-planned floor plan includes a multi-level theatre room with a “state-of-the-art” full home interior and exterior audio system; a game room; study. The security system includes video surveillance cameras, motion detectors and glass breakage monitors. Offered at $ 2,500,000.

Safety Harbor, Florida Experience one of Tampa Bay’s Finest Properties that allows magnificent views and use of both Tampa Bay’s harbor front, plus a scenic fresh water lake. This superb 2008 waterfront estate and complete guesthouse offer a rare tapestry created by high-style design and a magnificent sun-drenched floor plan encompassing luxurious appointments, curving staircases and balconies, crown moldings, Travertine floors, 5 fireplaces, gourmet island kitchen with granite breakfast bar plus separate breakfast room, 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 2 half baths, study, 2 offices, game room, infinity-edge pool and 2 spa fountains, tremendous travertine veranda and pool decking, 3-car side-entry garage, “smart house” remote controls, bay dock, and so much more! Offered at $3,999,000.

Opulent Contemporary Elegance!

Spectacular Country Club Estate!

Tampa Palms, Florida Ultra-luxurious Tampa Palms Reserve, 2-Acre, double-lot golf-course/ woodlands estate & guest house with spectacular design, crème-dela-crème custom upgrades & accoutrements; dramatic foyer & freestanding staircase; high & wide Pella windows & doors, granite counters, Dacor/Viking top-of-the-line appliances; grand master suite with magnificent his & her rare marble baths and an absolutely unbelievable shower room; plus extensive non-polished marble deck, a large swimming pool & Jacuzzi, & a separate water volleyball pool with waterfalls; super deluxe poolside summer kitchen with Viking appliances; game/media room; gym & sauna; gated motor court with 5-car garages. High-style luxury like this is very rare to find at this price. Offered at $2,390,000.

Tarpon Springs, Florida This Exquisite Luxury 2007 Marc Maconi Mediterranean residence is on a very special golf course cul-de-sac lot overlooking a scenic water view and 7th & 8th greens of the prestigious guard-gated Wentworth Country Club community. A large circular brick-pavered drive welcomes you to one of the community’s finest properties with spectacular 360 degree views!!! Offering great architectural design & a phenomenal floor plan, this home features meticulous attention to detail & luxury upgrades throughout, including tall, leaded entry doors; a chef’s center island kitchen w/ breakfast bar, granite counters, raised-panel maple cabinets, & luxury appliances. This home offers in-wall & mister bug control! Offered at $1,190,000.

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Spectacular Lake Keystone Estate!

Spectacular Lake Keystone Estate!

ODESSA, Florida THIS EXQUISITE TUSCAN RESIDENCE, BUILT IN 2009, offers the finest architectural design, master craftsmanship & super-luxurious appointments throughout. Featured are a front electronic gate; brickpavered circular drive with 6 garages; full theatre room; two recreation/ game rooms; 5 large bedroom/bath suites; 3 fireplaces; large center -island gourmet kitchen with state-of the-art appliances, double dishwashers, multiple refrigerators and freezers, and extensive breakfast bar with granite counters; large wine cellar; huge covered lanai with one-of-a-kind outdoor summer kitchen with Wolf and Alfresco stainless appliances, and large granite bar, as well as an outdoor fireplace. First time on the market! Hurry! Offered at $3,750,000 Furnished.

ODESSA, Florida THIS RARE AND PREMIER LAKE KEYSTONE GATED 7-ACRE SECLUDED LUXURY ESTATE, offers superb privacy and a coveted Florida ski-lake/equestrian lifestyle convenient to Greater Tampa Bay’s popular destinations for entertainment, luxury shopping, dining, professional sports, fine arts, and top-rated white sand Gulf beaches. A long winding brick paved drive leads from the electronic entry gate past the fenced pasture and horse stables to the impressive custom brick residence with red tile roof and all the high-end accoutrements and features that discriminating buyers appreciate: large circular drive and motor court; 5-car garage; sand volley ball court & thatched-hut beach cabana. Make this Private vacation resort your home!!! Offered at $5,000,000.

Luxury Waterfront Residence!

Luxurious Beach-Front Penthouse!

Tierra Verde, Florida Enjoy quick Gulf access and maintain your deep-water yacht at the superior dockage offered with this luxury Tierra Verde Tuscan residence, masterfully constructed by Anglo Construction, a premier luxury waterfront builder. Presenting great design and upscale amenities, this cul-de-sac property offers 122 feet of protected deep-water seawall and 2 boat lifts; attractive tropical landscaping; a large pavered courtyard leading to 4 garages; volume ceilings; and large windows and sliding window walls that allow natural sunlight filled interior spaces; gourmet kitchen with granite counters, high breakfast bar and large dinette overlooking pool, dock and harbor. Great home base for any avid boater or fisherman!!! Offered at $1,499,000.

Indian Shores, Florida This exquisite, ultra-luxurious beach-front penthouse, w/ its 270-degree views of, white sand beaches, the Gulf & Intracoastal Waterway, has perfectly captured the magnificent Florida waterfront lifestyle best for their vacation or second home destination. This well-designed, open-floorplan, 2-story penthouse w/ 4,730 sqft of plush living area offers everything you can imagine or dream for, from gourmet kitchen; private elevator; 4 lg bedroom suites w/ their own baths & closets; fully-equipped theatre rm w/ electronic shades; bonus entertainment rm w/ wet bar; security system. Private 2-car gar. & phone entry w/ security cameras. The condo commun. features a beachfront heated pool and spa, stainless steel outdoor grills, cabana, & tropical landscaping. Offered at $2,995,000.

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Move-in Ready! Newly Constructed Golf Retreat

Steps to the Beach! Private Courtyard Home

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida No detail was left out when planning this exquisite three-bedroom home designed to maximize the corner lot and unobstructed fairway views of the North Course. Offered furnished, professionally decorated interiors accent the gorgeous pool and golf views from nearly every room. The gourmet island kitchen overlooks the dining area adjoining the vaulted, beamed ceiling living room. Custom finishes, architectural detailing, second-floor bonus room and a master suite with luxurious bath round out the enviable features of this stunning 4,300± square foot residence. 381 Sea Oak Drive. $2,940,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Within the quaint seaside setting of Oceanside Village, just steps to the beach is this beautiful four-bedroom courtyard home overlooking an exquisite tropically landscaped pool and fountain. Boasting 4,243± square feet, this private sanctuary features an open living room with fireplace showcasing gorgeous pool views, dining area, sunlit lanai, gourmet kitchen with breakfast nook, den/guest bedroom, separate guest cabana with full bath and a 2-car garage with storage. 211 Sundial Court. $2,200,000

Stepping Stone into John’s Island! Furnished Lakefront Cottage Beautiful North Village Townhouses John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Ideally located in the quaint setting of South Village is this furnished threebedroom/two-bath South Village Cottage. Overlooking picturesque lake views, this 2000± square foot home features updated kitchen and baths, generous rooms, expansive terrace, attached 1-car garage and unique southern exposure. Enjoy private access to South Village pool and tennis courts. Great rental potential! 441 Silver Moss Drive. $790,000

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John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Tucked away along John’s Island’s North Course is North Village, offering comfortable townhouse living in lush, tranquil surroundings. This self-contained community harbors private tennis courts, heated pool, 1-car garages and commanding views of the golf course and lake. Townhouses range from 1,500-1,900± square feet with two or three bedrooms, and may be updated or fully furnished. Perfect for the active family or for those needing a second residence for guests and family members. 777 Sea Oak Drive. $345,000-$595,000

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Rare Opportunity! Large Homesite Along Intracoastal Waterway

Breathtaking Oceanfront Renovation

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida This exceptional 3.07± acre homesite is one of the largest buildable homesites on John’s Island and overlooks lush natural preserves. Privacy is paramount. A generous 155 feet of water frontage affords the opportunity to subdivide or create an estate of true distinction. A boat dock allows direct access to cruising on the Intracoastal Waterway. Enjoy colorful sunsets, water life, boating, kayaking and fishing from your own back yard. 531 Indian Harbor Road. $6,350,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Enjoy this newly renovated five-bedroom residence exquisitely designed with every room opening onto both an oceanfront porch and poolside loggia. Affording 130 feet of direct beach frontage, the upper level main living area features unobstructed ocean views, grand living room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen and a theatre/library. Lower level guest suites, family room, separate one-bedroom/one-bath cabana housing a 3-car garage below complete the picture. 638 Ocean Road. $7,950,000

Rarely On The Market! Renovated Oceanside Gatehouse

Renovated Oceanfront Condominiums

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Unique to John’s Island is this rare opportunity to own one of two oceanside gatehouses near the 450 Building. Just steps to the beach and new Beach Club, this renovated two-bedroom/two-bath residence enjoys gentle ocean breezes, private courtyards, heated pool and spa. The open 1600± square foot floor plan features a gourmet kitchen, custom built-ins, hurricane-rated doors and windows, and 1-car garage. 450 Beach Road, Gatehouse E. $975,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Nestled along three miles of private beach and set back from the ocean is the 800 Beach Road building. With private beach access and pool, condominiums availabe range from two-bedroom/two-bath to threebedroom/three-and-one-half bath units. Exquisitely renovated, generous floor plans range from 2250± to 2600± square feet with panoramic ocean views. 800 Beach Road. $1,100,000-$2,350,000

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20 Acres Training Facility

67 Acre Training Facility

Ocala, Florida State of the art training facility with ownership in Eclipse Training Center ¾ +/- mile racetrack. Gated training facility built with the training and safety of the horse being foremost and entertaining your clients second. Extra wide stalls for the comfort of the horses stabled here. A/C office, tack room, lab room, covered free walker, 3-bay equipment building, and round pens are just the beginning of the amenities. 2 bedroom home with kitchen-living room, entertaining bar, screened in porches all overlooking pool and spa. $1,500,000

Ocala, Florida Looking for race track access? This is it – deeded track rights to the ¾ +/- mile track at the Eclipse Training Center Track with 2 starting gates. The property has a ½ +/- mile frontage on Hwy 464B and also frontage on 130th Ave. 4 barns with a total of 84 stalls – 2 block and 2 wood shed row barns. 2 euro walkers, two round pens, loading ramp, 2/1 house plus 1/1 apartment and office with additional bath. Equa-stalls in the barns. 3 bay maintenance shop. Property can be divided into two smaller parcels. Call today for details. $1,995,000

Via Paradisus – 270.50 Acres

Greenway Canyons – 105.25 +/- Acres

Ocala, Florida Via Paradisus is a prestigious gated equine community with many possibilities. Via Paradisus is located across the road from the Florida Horse Park and it adjoins the Florida Greenway and Trails. As you enter thru the gated entrance you notice the beautiful granddaddy oaks, gently rolling pastures and beautiful views. Great location convenient to I-75, shopping, restaurants, and schools. Property is currently zoned for division for 4 to 30 acre home sites. Property is priced at only $29.750 per acre. $8,047,375

Ocala, Florida Looking for the special location that is private yet close with spectacular views overlooking beautiful lime rock quarry waters. This 105.24 +/- acres is adjacent to the Florida Greenways and Trails. Granddaddy Oaks grace the property. This is a property that one must see to appreciate all that it has to offer. $3,500,000

13373 S. Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34473 • 352-347-1777 • 352-804-8989 • joanpletcher@aol.com • www.joanpletcher.com

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123.48 Peaceful Paradise

Second Wind Farm – 42.62 Acres

Silver Springs, Florida The 123-Acre property includes a beautiful, private spring-fed lake, a main house encompassing 3,154 square feet with a 688 square foot detached studio/office and a 300 foot dock to the lake filled large mouth bass. The two-story cedar sided main home was custom designed and built to maximize the views and enjoyment of the private lake and natural beauty of the native Floridian habitat of the property and the surrounding Ocala National Forest. Detached studio and double garage provides plenty of space for your hobbies. $1,975,000

Ocala, Florida This gentleman’s estate offers pleasure to the eye at every turn. Enjoy the sound of water over a massive rock waterfall as it tumbles and trips its way downward to create tranquil stream for the Japanese Koi and beautiful water garden with water lilies. Peace and tranquility abound. The exquisite gentleman’s barn features a bell tower, 6 stalls, office, carriage room, tack/feed room, and a guest suite with bath. The unique floor plan of the master home, pool, summer kitchen, and covered lanai gives you the feeling your a part of the outdoors. $2,500,000

62.92 Acres

20 Acres or 47 Acres

Ocala, Florida A handsome gated entry and winding tree lined drive leads to very private 5,000 SF 5 bedroom brick residence situated on a knoll overlooking land and a peaceful pond. A warm welcoming foyer leads to lovely living room, formal dining room and spacious family room. A charming two bedroom/ 1 bath guest house nestled under majestic Oak trees has large great room with cathedral ceiling and fireplace. For the equestrian enthusiasts sitting high on its own private knoll sits the 9-stall equestrian barn with 1,320 SF 1 bedroom/ 1 bath private living quarters and 1,200 SF A/C office with ½ bath plus pole barn with feed room.

Ocala, Florida Great Location for this prestigious property! 5 Bedrooms, 3 baths home sits on the highest part of the 20 acres. Expansive kitchen, raised bar, dining area and family room with fireplace overlook covered lanai, pool, and lush pastures. Guest home features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths with lots of storage and covered lanai. The unique 10-stall barn located on a hill overlooking lush paddocks features 2 bedroom/ 2 bath home. The barn features: 13 x 13 stalls, fed room, hay room with roll up doors, large tack room and wash rack area. Located just moments away from hospitals, shopping and restaurants. $1,276,000

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Elegant Home on the St. Johns River

Secluded Riverfront Home with Extraordinary Vistas

Jacksonville, Florida The gracious entry welcomes you into a home full of warmth and an inviting atmosphere throughout. Features include four bedrooms, five baths and spacious rooms perfect for entertaining large gatherings of family and friends. Amenities include over 6,000 square feet, formal Living and Dining Rooms, Family Room with fireplace adjacent to the Billiard Room, both featuring built-in rich custom woodwork, River Room overlooking the sparkling pool and river, large Kitchen with adjacent Breakfast Room, an exquisite Master Suite, two first-floor Guest Suites … and the list goes on! $1,875,000

St. Johns, Florida Enjoy wonderful views of the St. Johns River from this lovely home on a large lot featuring three bedrooms, two full and two half baths, almost 3,600 square feet, an open floor plan, Living and Dining Rooms, River Room and a Bonus Room. The spacious Kitchen is adjacent to the Breakfast Room and both overlook the river. Three-car garage. Dock with boat house, lift, water, electricity and lights. $899,000

Condo in Jacksonville’s Premier Gated Community

The Finest Living in Classic Style!

Jacksonville, Florida Overlooking the formal gardens and marina of the Epping Forest Yacht Club, as well as the St. Johns River, this meticulously-maintained condo has been beautifully updated and features three bedrooms, three baths, over 2,600 square feet, a large Living Room, River Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Room. Epping Forest offers the best of gracious living in a gated community. $850,000

Jacksonville, Florida This home in Epping Forest features three bedrooms, two full and one half bathrooms, almost 2,600 square feet, formal Living and Dining Rooms, Family Room, spacious Kitchen, large picture windows offering stunning views of the lushly landscaped grounds, an indulgent Master Bath with fireplace, and many more exceptional amenities throughout. Gracing a large corner lot, this residence has been wonderfully updated and prides itself on exquisite quality. $675,000

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Hidden Gem in Victoria Isles ......................................................................................................................................................................................... Fort Lauderdale, Florida Perfect home in private and hidden waterfront neighborhood, but still close to everything. Built in 2004 and remodeled in 2010 this 4 bedroom 5½ bath home is better than new and ready to move in. The large open kitchen, and comfortable living and dining areas all open out to an inviting backyard and 75 feet of waterfront. There are first and second floor master suites, and a second floor playroom which could be converted into a 5th bedroom. Features include all hurricane impact windows and doors, elevator, 3 car garage, Crestron sound system, and more! Outside there is a large pool and spa, dock, summer kitchen, full cabana bath and lots of covered patio areas and open sun terraces.

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1800 Atlantic Boulevard C441 Key West, Florida This exquisite oceanfront penthouse has breathtaking Atlantic Ocean and coastline views. The home has been luxuriously renovated with stone and wood floors, beautiful built-in cabinetry throughout and a showplace kitchen that opens to the large living/dining room with vaulted ceiling and wood paneled walls. The amazing master suite features a wall of custom closets, separate dressing area and gorgeous bath. The guest bedroom is enormous with a separate sitting area with a built-in office. 1800 Atlantic has a heated Olympic size pool, whirlpool, saunas, tennis courts and garage parking. $1,495,000. Roger Emmons 305-304-7446.

Luxury Living Downtown Key West, Florida New custom construction with five-bedroom/four-bath all impact windows and doors and features an open living/dining area with access to the large deck and heated pool. One master suite on the first floor, the second floor consists of two bedrooms with a shared bath and computer lounge and a second master suite with wet bar and private covered porch overlooking the pool. The third floor has a junior suite with wet bar, and another porch with amazing views. Beautifully furnished, luxury amenities, off street parking and transient licensed, and excellent income. $3,995,000. Lynn Kaufelt 305-923-4276

Sugarloaf Oceanfront Estate Sugarloaf Key, Florida Breathtaking 4.5 acre oceanfront estate just minutes from Key West. Sand Castle, formerly the Jerry Herman estate, offers multiple homes on a park-like parcel surrounded by water on 3 sides. The elegant 8,814 square foot main home sits on its own beach, has six bedrooms and seven and one half baths and ocean views from almost every room. Amenities include family room, fireplace, formal dining room, home office, sunroom and an enormous game room with wet bar. The wonderful outdoor space includes a large swimming pool, lagoon with fountain and waterfall, volleyball playing field yard and a double car garage. Meander over a charming bridge to the two-bedroom/two-bath guesthouse with its own covered boat slip and roundabout driveway. The grounds also include a two-bedroom/two-bath caretaker’s home. This is truly a rare opportunity to enjoy your own private sand castle! $6,400,000 Terri Spottswood 305-587-3407

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9151 Arvida Lane Coral Gables, Florida Boasting a premiere location within Gables Estates, this one-of-a-kind estate is perfectly situated to capture wide and long views of the waterway. Designed by Chris Fergis and built by Coastal Construction in 1996, this beautiful home enjoys classic lines with a contemporary flair. Amenities include soaring ceilings of Clear Cypress, Brazilian Cherry floors, expanses of glass that open to the lush grounds with tropical plantings and specimen trees, spacious formal rooms, theatre, game room, family room, watch making room, dark room, shooting range, two-bedroom/two-bath guest house, handsome two-story Walnut and Cherry wood library with its own elevator, sewing room and private observatory approximately 900 linear feet of waterfront, two docks, heated pool and spa, cabana bath, sauna, multi-level terraces, barbecue and two grottos are just some of the features of this grand estate. $18,000,000

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Smoky Mountain Retreat at Eagle Nest Maggie Valley, North Carolina If houses could talk, this one would say “Come Enjoy Me!” Char McNamara’s warm, inviting decor provides an ambiance of luxurious comfort that surpasses all others in this price range. Character and quality are evident - dramatic wood accents, two-story stacked stone fireplace with waterfall. Great home for entertaining with living areas that have awesome long-range views, and large media/game room. Come and ENJOY! Completely furnished and turn-key! $1,900,000 MLS517549. Call Marilynn Obrig at 828-550-2810.

Town Mountain Asheville, North Carolina Currently equestrian estate at 3,400 foot elevation with panoramic views of WNC-can be subdivided. Main house has three bedrooms, two and one-half baths, vaulted ceilings, open floorplan, expansive decks, and screened in porch. There is a two-level roundette for guests/caretaker quarters, three stall barn with 1/2 bath, tack room, and a 3 dog kennel. Also, two additional outbuildings and riding ring. This is an unbelievable property less than 15 minutes from the heart of vibrant downtown Asheville, over 14 acres of privacy and views. $2,400,000 MLS512227. Call Diane Demetris-Duermit at 828-210-2918.

Butler Mountain Estates Fairview, North Carolina A long trail winds to a land of dreams. This home offers ultimate privacy, views forever, and quality. This like new home will surround you with its sprawling, but comfortable elegance. Mark Sinsky design. Two bedroom and two bath carriage house, not included in the square footage. This home is ideal for car buffs, park 5-9 cars or 40’ RV. All this is situated on 3.85 acres and it’s just got everything! $2,500,000 MLS515155. Call Sandy Smith at 828-210-2904.

Biltmore Forest Asheville, North Carolina Offering panoramic golf course views this Robert Griffin custom built home with spacious one level living plus guest area upstairs is waiting for you. Some of the features include: wainscotting, limestone and reclaimed hickory floors, a vast vaulted great room with two-story bay window a waterfall pond, and a golf cart garage. $2,550,000 MLS513446. Call Ann Skoglund at 828-273-0277.

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Biltmore Forest Asheville, North Carolina Evoke the historic lifestyle in a recently built Tudor Manse sited directly on the fourth hole of the Biltmore Forest Country Club. Enjoy vistas from your covered slate porch. There is a gorgeous great room, a library, and both formal dining and living areas. You won’t believe this stunning master suite. For the small ones in your home there is a third floor for nanny or play/hobby areas. Full apartment and terrace on lower level. $2,695,000 MLS516547. Call Ann Skoglund at 828-273-0277.

Reynolds Mountain Asheville, North Carolina Exceptional panoramic views only minutes to downtown dining and arts. Largest healthy built silver certified home in county. Hand hewn beams in vaulted great room, soaring stone fireplace. Nana wall opening to covered deck, phantom screen, indoor swim spa/exercise room, elevator, cistern for gray water recycling, custom crafted throughout with clay walls, knotty alder doors, lighting/niches for art. All this situated on a 4.6 acre lot offering the utmost privacy. Nearby golf. $2,900,000 MLS514757. Call Ann Skoglund at 828-273-0277.

Reynolds Mountain Asheville, North Carolina Incomparable quality and panoramic views abound in one of Asheville’s finest homes. This modern English Manor Style Home is efficient and technically savvy, yet invitingly comfortable. Beautiful ironwood deck with fire pit and built-in grilling area. Custom designed ceilings in every room. This home also features a controlled 4 Hi-tech integrated system that controls tv’s, indoor/outdoor lighting and music. A car lift enables parking for 4 vehicles. $2,995,000 MLS517755. Call Debbie Bebber at 828-210-2929.

Cane Creek Valley Fletcher, North Carolina Own the finest estate in WNC boasting 12,000+ SF of European architecture. Exterior tastefully blends copper, slate, local rock, brick, stucco and wood. Over the top finishes with imported French flooring, hand hewn beams and detailed trim work. Unique pub room has concave herringbone brick ceiling with wine cellar. Huge master with office, massage room and a private courtyard. Au pair suite and guest house. Infinity edge pool with two waterfalls, a Jacuzzi and pool house. $6,300,000 MLS518772. Call Billy Taylor at 828-681-2053.

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European Country Estate Athens, Georgia Magnificent eleven acre European country estate. Privacy and seclusion abound with natural woodlands and shoals. Designed by prestigious Atlanta architect and impeccably planned with superb custom millwork and rich details. Beautiful pool, terraces and waterfall complete the lovely outdoor space. The desirable guest house is ideal for entertaining guests and boasts a four car garage. $3,500,000 Mickey Dillard 706-3532333 mickey@atlantafinehomes.com

Resort Style Living Atlanta, Georgia This home features spectacular views of lakes, creeks, fairway and greens. Guests are elegantly welcomed by the porte-cochere and fountain entry. The grand two story reception area is complete with custom wrought iron curved staircase. Magnificent grand salon with palatial windows and French doors leading to terraces continue to reflect the exquisite detail and craftsmanship. Banquet sized dining room, gourmet kitchen, master on main, theater, media room, wine closet, pool, spa and gazebo complete this wonderful home. $3,499,000 Christine Gary 404-693-1030 christinegary@atlantafinehomes.com

Gracious English Manor Home Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta’s most gracious English Manor elegantly situated on Buckhead’s most prestigious street. A 1927 classic Georgian designed by Francis Palmer Smith of Pringle and Smith, the founding chair of the Georgia Tech school of Architecture, has been masterfully restored with the finest custom materials and European craftsmanship. Expertly constructed of antique brick with limestone quions + fenestrations + slate roof. Private guest apartment with marble bath +kitchen counters. 8 working fireplaces, 10.7' ceilings on first and second floors. Deluxe gym/spa; 16,000 bottle wine cellar. Professionally landscaped, manicured gardens surround pool and tennis court. $5,295,000 Yetty Arp 404-863-2116 yettyarp@atlantafinehomes.com

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Ultimate Sophistication Atlanta, Georgia This exquisite, gated estate on 2+ acres will impress your most sophisticated clients. Classic architectural design by Bill Harrison & Associates took 2.5 years to construct. Manicured grounds feature fountains, waterfalls, and pools viewed from expansive roof patios and loggias. The features and amenities of this 23,000 + square foot home are extensive and their quality is exceptional. State-of-the-art home automation and comfort systems throughout. Elevator access to all levels, even attic. Motor court access to garages for six vehicles. $5,750,000 Doranne & Jack Strama 770-3364613 dorannestrama@atlantafinehomes.com

One-of-a-Kind Atlanta, Georgia Definitely one of a kind! Spectacular sophisticated two story penthouse with private elevator. Owners purchased the shell and choose Jim Winer of MAKE Architecture Planning and Design to design the interior that was completed in 2007. The result is breathtaking, leading edge technology, comfortable and practical floor plan. 2,336 of landscaped terraces. Award winning master bath has automatic window foggers for privacy. Five parking spaces and ample storage included. $9,950,000 Wes Vawter 404-974-4302 wes@atlantafinehomes.com

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Gracious Southern Style Home

Exceptionally Renovated Home

Nashville, Tennessee Gracious southern style home with standing seam metal roof, spacious rooms with high ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors, heavy millwork. Stunning curved staircase. Living room features heavy millwork and fireplace flanked by bookcases. Open kitchen has Jenn Aire 6 burner gas cooktop, stainless double ovens, custom cabinets, and breakfast bar. Double story family room with wall of glass looking out to the lovely veranda overlooking private pool and backyard. 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths and 2 Half Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Nashville, Tennessee Completely remodeled with all of today’s features in prestigious Belle Meade. Large living room with fireplace, French doors with transom, built in bookcase and hardwood floors. Dining room offers recessed lighting, hardwood floors, window with plantation shutters. Kitchen features center island, FiveStar stainless cooks unit, granite counter tops and marble flooring. Spacious master with completely remodeled master bath with marble countertop, art glass decor tiles, limestone floor, and lots of storage. Great screened porch overlooks pool and private backyard. 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Refined Modernism

Prestigious Home In Phenomenal Location

Franklin, Tennessee Introducing a triumph in residential modernism. Crafted to take full advantage of light, temperature, breezes and views. Every last detail of this stunning retreat is precise and extraordinary. There is seamless flow of space from one living area to another. Attention to detail exceeds expectations, resulting in an artful sanctuary. The outdoor haven is designed to give you a sense of luxury with the sparkling salt water, solar heated pool surrounded by lush landscaping. This clever masterpiece is an experience that infinitely unfolds. 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Nashville, Tennessee This exceptional home is situated on 3.26 acres in Belle Meade. The home boasts elegant entertaining areas, impeccable details as seen in the mouldings, intimate gathering spaces. The living room features mahogany parquet floors, beautiful crown moulding picture frame ceiling moulding, and French doors to courtyard. The Study/Library features mahogany parquet floors cherry wood paneled walls, pocket door to gathering room, picture frame moulding, built in cabinets and ample workspace. The lovely screened porch has flagstone floors, vaulted pine ceiling with three fans, stone wood burning fireplace with wood storage, accent lighting, and screened door to courtyard. Lush landscaping surrounds this breathtaking home. 5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths and 3 Half Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

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The Hamptons Written by B. B. Smith

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easide villages that make up The Hamptons can easily be described as a state of mind as easily as a geographic location. A luxury backyard playground of the rich and famous alike, the Hamptons are never far from the public eye, whether in film, on television or through titillating gossip so often supplied by said rich and/or famous! Given the glamour and luxury that signifies The Hamptons today, it’s hard to picture this setting, with its perfect combination of picturesque and sophistication, as once a collection of tiny hamlets, rural villages that formed the South Fork of 118-mile-long Long Island, NY. Today The Hamptons boast some of the most expensive luxury properties in the U.S. The Sagaponack zip code (11962) was declared the most expensive small town in the nation in 2009. A wide range of housing pricing is available, of course.

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And, in turn, The Hamptons provide a year-round vacation setting, with quaint New England Kodak moments around every bend, pristine beaches, exciting antiquing and shopping, fabulous restaurants, and year-round sports appeal. A full system of roads connect Long Island to surrounding mainlands, along with a ferry for easy connects to both Connecticut and New York. A dream job for top luxury property realtors like Gary DePersia of Corcoran Group Real Estate. The Hamptons’ “perfect light” that today draws noted artists from around the globe probably wasn’t what first attracted the fishermen who settled this picturesque area over 360 years ago. More likely they were looking for more profitable waters — and threatening to burn witches in their spare time. No doubt their eyes did boggled at the incredible wide stretches of pristine beach, soothing ocean breezes and dramatic bluffs of Montauk, which create awesome views that have to be seen to be believed. Add to these delights the incredible luxury estates built by the wealthy families of New York and surrounding areas anxious to escape summer in the (then-un-air-conditioned) cities, and the quaint cottages built by those who came to serve and sell to them. No wonder The Hamptons now boast among their famous residents Rockefellers, Kennedys, Calvin Klein, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Matt Lauer, Jerry Seinfield, Gwyneth Paltrow, Renee Zellweger, Martha Stewart, Jann Wenner, to name just a few. And they bring with them, of course, a demand for quality in everything from restaurants to entertainment to shopping. And where the celebrities are, so follow tabloid-types. Did you know, for example, that for an entire summer, a French con artist had The Hamptons believing he was a Rockefeller? Or that Billy Joel has (on more than one

occasion) been stopped for reckless driving? Or that Madonna, while horseback riding, took a spill when her horse was spooked by a paparazzo. Speaking of accidents, Matt Lauer was injured when avoiding a collision with a deer when he was out bike riding near his home. The Hampton Classic — one of the country’s largest hunter/jumper horse shows — is both a major international-draw sporting competition and one of the most extravagant social events of The Hampton’s summer season. 2012’s all-new Taylor Harris Triple Crown Challenge offers a spectacular $200,000 top prize for any show jumping rider that can put together back to back to back wins at three of the nation’s most prestigious grand prix events. The glacial Ronkonkoma Moraine hills that run through the north part gradually flatten out into a sandy plain that leads to the Atlantic’s barrier beach, putting winter sports and fantastic fishing and surfing close at hand. Huge draws are the impressive swells off fashionable Main Beach. The Gulf Stream currents are so warm that those who treasure the outdoors are as drawn to this area as those who just want to such an ambiance to call home year-round. The Hamptons are an area where folks care about, and take care of, the environment. Nature Centers and ecological projects abound. Historical events such as the Nature Centers, ecological projects and historical events tied to the countryside abound. As Corcoran realtor Gary DePersia explains, “The dynamic Hamptons are rapidly evolving from summer getaway to country retreat...a place where those with busy lives elsewhere are investing more and more of their precious leisure time year round.” For additional information on your real estate needs, please contact The Corcoran Group at 516-380-0538 or email at gdp@corcoran.com. 69

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Topping Fields Bridgehampton, New York Backing up to more than 50 acres of farmland, a newly renovated and expanded 4,600± square foot traditional awaits its next owner to savor all the pleasures of bucolic Bridgehampton South. Numerous common rooms define the first level of this four+ bedroom retreat as oak floors fan out to include gracious living room with fireplace, formal dining room and a well equipped kitchen opening to its own den with fireplace. Upstairs the master suite dominates a second floor with 3 additional guest suites and a large common bathroom. The newly added 300± square foot sunroom connects over stone floors to a two story pavilion that serves as an informal living room/ pool house with cabana kitchen and full bath with room for overflow guests upstairs where a gym now stands. An additional 1,000± square foot of space awaits in the finished lower level featuring recreational spaces and a full bath with direct access to the outside. The 40’ heated pool is the centerpiece of a backyard that overlooks the farm fields to the south. Walk to Bobby Vans for lunch, bike to the beach or just hang out all day at this very affordable four season retreat. Exclusive $3,900,000 WEB# 48465. Gary DePersia, SVP, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker 516-380-0538 gdp@corcoran.com

Gateway To Southampton Estate Section Southhampton, New York First Neck, Ox Pasture, Great Plains, Halsey Neck. Among the legendary byways of Southampton’s estate section, Lee Avenue, often considered the gateway to these coveted streets, has a new offering to join the area elite. Built only a few years ago, a four+ bedroom classic Gambel design offers a combination of masterful construction, consummate detail and an intelligent floor plan that envelops 5,000± square feet on two levels of living space. Beautiful stone floors welcome all into a gracious paneled entry that quickly give way to richly stained oak floors that spread out to include living room with fireplace, custom kitchen with fireplaced gathering room, formal dining room, den and screened porch. Upstairs the master with fireplace, large bath and walk-in closet is joined by three guest suites, including a featured guest room with fireplace. The finished room above the attached two-car garage is perfect for a gym or playroom but could also become the fifth bedroom with bath if needed. Outside hundreds of thousands of dollars of landscaping screen the one acre property from its neighbors and embrace the 42' heated Gunite pool, stone patios and verdant lawn. Available for immediate occupancy, this compelling new listing deserves your attention today. Exclusive $5,395,000 WEB# 38544. Gary DePersia, SVP, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker 516-380-0538 gdp@corcoran.com

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Sagaponack Supreme Sagaponack, New York A new six-bedroom, 8,000± square foot Gambrel, now complete, offers masterful construction and consummate detail on three levels of living space. The entry foyer welcomes you into the great room warmed by a fireplace and embellished by a wet bar. The heart and soul of your days will happen in the expansive kitchen with professional appliances that flows seamlessly into a informal living room with its own fireplace. An expansive master with fireplace and luxurious bath completes the first level. Upstairs, a second master with similar amenities reigns over 4 ensuite bedrooms. A finished lower level offers recreational, media and staff rooms. The 1.8 acre property includes artful landscaping and verdant lawn framing the pool, spa and N/S court. Exclusive $3,695,000 WEB# 30075. Gary DePersia, SVP, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker 516-380-0538 gdp@corcoran.com

Georgica Pond East Hampton, New York Lake Agawam, Jules Pond, Mecox Bay, Sagg Pond and Fairfield Pond are coveted Hampton waterfront locales. However, the most prestigious, perhaps, is the 290 acre Georgica Pond. And now, somewhere in between Steven, Ron and Martha, and only a short walk to the beach, comes a 2.2 acre property spanning over 200’ on this venerable waterway. Home currently to a comfortable 3,000± square foot, five bedroom contemporary with pool and expansive lawn down to a dock, this substantial pondfront parcel could just as easily host a new 10,000± square foot house, pool house, larger pool and spa offering expansive views looking south down a large portion of the pond. Enjoy the current digs this summer while your plans for this rare piece come to fruition. With location, views and vast potential, this singular offering deserves your attention today. Co-Exclusive Price Upon Request WEB# 20859. Gary DePersia, SVP, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker 516-380-0538 gdp@corcoran.com

Gary DePersia, SVP, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker 51 Main Street • East Hampton, NY 11937 516-380-0538 • gdepersia@corcoran.com

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• classic properties international • Stately Georgian Cold Spring Harbor, New York A residence of this quality and scale are rarely constructed today for the open market. This stunning newly built Georgian is rich with details and architectural appointments found in only the finest homes. Beautifully sited on two acres with room for pool and tennis, this traditional residence details custom millwork throughout with en suite bedrooms, European kitchen, paneled library, terraces, a three car garage, service wing and 11' ceilings. Energy efficient with geothermal heat and radiant floors marry the traditional design with modern sensibilities. Beach and mooring. CSH SD #2. MLS# 2464967. $3,895,000. Deborah Tintle Hauser, LAB, 631-692-6770 ext.328, c.631-513-2107

Flower Hill Colonial Manhasset, New York This spacious four-bedroom Colonial features a large entry foyer, formal living and dining rooms, kitchen with adjoining breakfast area, family room with fireplace leads to patio and private rear yard. Laundry/mud room and powder room complete the first floor. Second floor offers a large master suite and master bath, three additional bedrooms, two full baths, and back staircase. Large finished basement with outside entrance. Convenient to town and train. SD #6. MLS# 2487941. $1,399,000. Grace Kusnierek, LAB, 516-627-4440 ext.336, c.516-662-8682 / Clare Governale, LSP, 516-627-4440 ext.528, c.516-790-6811

Waterfront Colonial Manhasset, New York Stunning brick and shingle 1931 Colonial with old world charm and period detail on approximately 1-acre of beautifully landscaped waterfront property with in-ground pool. Center Hall with large gracious living room with fireplace, formal dining room with awesome water views, inviting family room, kitchen with breakfast room, and guest suite completes the first floor. A dramatic stairway leads to master suite with separate sitting room, and two additional bedrooms and bath. The lower level offers additional entertaining space with direct access to pool and cabana. An exquisite setting. SD #6. MLS# 2488583. $3,688,000. Patricia Gahan Moroney, LSP, 516-627-4440 ext.369, c.516-313-8966

Spectacular New Colonial Huntington, New York A certified Energy Star home. Spectacular new home with fabulous detail, quality, and space. Five bedrooms, four full and one half baths, 10’ and 9’ coffered ceilings, wainscoting, old world mouldings, marble, tile, and 4-inch oak floors. Above-grade lower level perfect for gym, media room, or wine cellar. Set on 1 acre in a cul-de-sac in the Flower Hill area. Enhanced listing. SD #3. MLS# 2381621. $1,439,900. Bonnie Williamson, LAB, 631-427-6600 ext.210, c.516-443-5958

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• classic properties international • Brick Georgian Old Westbury, New York This magnificent Brick Georgian six/seven-bedroom Colonial welcomes guests from a gated drive to a central courtyard. This exceptional residence lends itself to entertaining on a grand scale yet its subdued elegance creates a warm and inviting ambiance for everyday living. There is a commanding two-story entry foyer, mahogany library, gym, 10’ ceilings, extensive millwork and hardwood floors throughout. Colorful perennials skirt the walkways and patios, and specimen trees pepper the setting. A sparkling in-ground pool completes the 4-acre landscape. Jericho School District #15. MLS# 2438764. $7,186,000. Lois Kirschenbaum, LAB, 516-484-1800 ext.229, c.516-526-7425

Whicket Hill Brookville, New York This gracious two-story home on 2.55 acres of stunning property with majestic trees and mature plantings on a cul-de-sac is situated near major arteries, country clubs and entertainment. An elegant formal dining room, sunken living room with fireplace, paneled library with builtin bar and fireplace, sunroom and in-ground gunite pool, cabana, studio cottage, five bedrooms, and four full and one half baths complete this offering. Enhanced Listing. SD #3. MLS# 2471335. $1,695,000. Charles A. Brisbane, LAB, 516-759-4800 ext.123, c.516-313-5919 / Aleta Brisbane Heisig, LSP, 516-759-4800 ext.152, c.516-319-3683

Villa Martina Mill Neck, New York Matchless 1931 Gold Coast waterfront estate. Both opulent and modern, this stunning 14,000 square foot slate roof Manor was completely redone and redesigned in 2007 with Tiffany-quality materials and European craftsmanship. Oak floors, detailed 10-14’ ceilings, door-sized windows create bright, airy interiors. 9+ acres offer water views of Harbor and Long Island Sound, an oversized pool, pool house, mooring and 3,000 square foot four-bedroom guest house. Masterpiece Listing. SD #3. MLS# 2480978. $15,500,000. Barbara Candee, LAB, 516-759-4800 ext.136, c.516-456-0330

Old Westbury’s Finest Old Westbury, New York Built in the mid 1930’s with English Regency style, this gorgeous Manor has been comprehensively refurbished with acumen and integrity. Perched high on a hill and in pristine condition, Hastings Hall’s location and amenities are unparalleled. Boasting 4+ acres of professionally landscaped property, this elegant Manor house has a tennis court, a free-form pool, and a pool house that doubles as cottage. SD #15. MLS# 2399934. $5,950,000. Margaret Trautmann, LAB, 516-759-4800 ext.110, c.516-361-4646

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Grand Apartment on 5th Ave with Private Address New York, New York Extraordinary 5 bedroom/5 bathroom apartment has been renovated with high quality workmanship in McKim, Mead & White building. This magnificent home features beautifully proportioned living and dining rooms, a master suite with dressing room, and professional kitchen with top appliances. There is a Great Room that easily houses a grand piano and multiple sitting areas. Soaring 14-foot ceilings, plenty of light, two wood burning fireplaces, laundry room, storage room, and state-of-the-art systems are also featured. Offered at $20,000,000. Cornelia Zagat Eland 212452-4384 celand@stribling.com / Emily Hanna 212-452-4404 ehanna@stribling.com

Impeccably Designed 5-Story Townhouse New York, New York 6000+ square foot single family townhouse with elevator is perfectly situated on one of the most desirable and beautiful TH blocks. It has 5 bedrooms/5.5 bathrooms, full-floor master suite with private terrace, full chef’s kitchen, study and billiard room, double height dining atrium, and 600 square foot landscaped arbor and garden, and majestic Great Room. Staff quarters, laundry room, and basement storage also included. Offered at $19,500,000. Dennis Di Lorenzo 646-942-7327 ddilorenzo@stribling.com

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Loft-Like Condo in Tribeca New York, New York Fantastic, double corner 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment. This magnificent home has exposures in 3 directions, sprawling living and dining space and a large master suite. The apartment also features 2 additional bedrooms and full 2nd bath and open chef’s kitchen. Original architectural details include exposed white-washed brick, columns, and high barrel-vaulted ceilings. Offered at $5,250,000, $23,000/month to rent. Susan Wires, 646-613-2653 swires@stribling.com.

Spacious, Sunny 2000+ Square Foot Loft New York, New York This meticulously renovated pre-war condo offers 2/3 bedrooms and three full baths in the prestigious Chelsea Mercantile. Light sparkles through 14 oversized windows and 11 foot ceilings create a bright, pleasing setting with open views. The open kitchen with beautiful granite counters has all new appliances. It is a luxury building with full time doorman, concierge and valet service for cleaning. There is a beautiful gym, play room and 10,000 sf landscaped roof deck with magnificent views of the city. Transportation is readily available and a short walk brings you to The High Line, art galleries and Chelsea Piers. Pets are welcome. Offered at $3,550,000. Jo Parrish Hardin 212-452-4397 jhardin@stribling.com

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Custom Chalet Bedford, New York Situated on 5.5 private acres at the end of a cul-desac just minutes from bucolic Bedford Village sits this exquisitely renovated 4,500 square foot chalet. The four-bedroom, three full and one half-bath home offers vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, wide board floors, an eye-catching custom kitchen and dramatic master bedroom suite complete with sauna and steam shower. A stone portico highlights the entry with 8' custom stained glass doors. Heated freeform pool and professional landscaping. $1,749,000. MLS#3218134

Stars on the Water Pound Ridge, New York This four-bedroom, four full and one half-bath sleek and sophisticated contemporary with lake views is a celebration of light, creating the ultimate country retreat. Designed by architects Ogawa/Depardon and renovated in 2005. The home’s 5,400 square feet has soaring ceilings, lustrous woods, marble, stone and three fireplaces adding architectural richness to this unique property. Heated pool, all weather tennis court, 766 square foot deck, dock and a private lake provides a special private playground. $2,900,000. MLS#3211358

Stone Hill Katonah, New York Gated 30 Acre French Normandy abuts Bedford Audobon open space. Less than 1 hour from NYC, this six-bedroom, eight full and one half-bath custom built home with huge Chef’s kitchen and Butler’s pantry has every amenity included. Dramatic great room with 19' stone fireplace. Indoor gymnasium with radiant floors-plumbing for indoor pool. Stunning 28X60 htd. pool with spa, rock outcroppings and stone waterfall. 2,000 square foot pool/guest house, five-car garage and parking for 100 cars. Three golf holes with a 7-cup putting green. CAT5 wiring. $6,495,000. MLS#3201330

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European Style on Round Hill

Backcountry Compound

Greenwich, Connecticut Spectacular Round Hill Road estate on four exquisite acres with heated pool. Elegant, recently renovated seven-bedroom, six-bath residence with splendid flow features skylights and walls of floor-to-ceiling windows. Magnificent vaulted living and dining rooms with fireplaces open to wraparound verandah. Glorious sunroom and gourmet kitchen access rear deck and pool. Family room with fireplace, three powder rooms, extra-ordinary main floor master wing. Lower level recreation/media room, staff suite. Generator. Visit: www.EuroStyleLuxury.com Exclusive Agent: Gila Lewis

Greenwich, Connecticut Classic pre-war colonial evokes quintessential New England elegance on nearly five breathtaking acres with a new 50' x 20' pool, charming red barn and detached garage with studio. Gracious, renovated interior with beautiful Period detail. Fireplaces enhance bay-windowed living room, formal dining room, library and two of four en suite bedrooms. Christopher Peacock kitchen with adjoining family room, playroom and two powder rooms. Very private, protected setting near riding trails. Potential tennis court site. Visit: www.TaconicClassic.com Exclusive Agent: Kathy Adams

Serene Mid-Country Sanctuary

Splendid Waterfront Setting

Greenwich, Connecticut Beautifully designed contemporary on nearly three enchanting, secluded acres with koi pond, sculpture garden, new heated pool and fabulous pool house. Sophisticated interior with skylights and floor-to-ceiling windows strikes perfect harmony with the stunning environs. Fireplaces in stepdown living room and library/breakfast room. Formal dining room; custom kitchen; atrium-like office; recreation room with wet bar. Four bedrooms, three-and-one-half baths. Master wing opens to gardens and pool. Generator. Visit: www.59Dingletown.com Exclusive Agent: Gila Lewis

Greenwich, Connecticut Gracious colonial in private association enjoys rarefied one-acre setting on a charming tidal inlet with winter views of Indian Harbor and deeded beach rights to Mead Point. Sun-filled, beautifully scaled interior features front-to-back living room with fireplace, elegant dining room, library, five bedrooms, four-and-one-half baths. Three-exposure family/sun room and gourmet kitchen with breakfast room open to terrace. Spacious master with fireplace, dressing room, sitting room/office. Studio apartment above garage. Visit: www.12indianChase.com Exclusive Agent: Beverley Toepke

80 Mason Street • Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 info@greenwichfineproperties.com • 203-661-9200 www.greenwichfineproperties.com

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Spectacular Waterfront Rowayton, Connecticut Exceptional five bedroom waterfront Bell Island home. Every window offers water views of either Long Island Sound in the front, or Farm Creek tidal inlet and nature preserve in the back. Built in 2007 to the highest standards, this sunny and immaculate home has three finished levels of casual elegance. Ample storage in 1.5 car garage and boat storage under house. 1000 sq feet of outdoor living include covered front porch, and four decks on the upper levels – all rebuilt with Ipe wood in 2011. Direct access to Bell Island private beach and park. Mooring included. $4,250,000

Classic Connecticut Beauty Darien, Connecticut Located on Inwood Road in the private Allwood Association, this sprawling colonial boasts five bedrooms with over 4,300sq.ft. nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac. This home is suitable for entertaining and daily life with a kitchen/family room, formal dining room, exquisite living room, sunroom, playroom and den. Enjoy over three acres of an estate-like setting with terraces leading to the gorgeous pool and spa. The pool house with bathroom and kitchenette can accommodate seven and overlooks the picturesque gardens and backyard. $3,095,000

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Pastoral Setting

Classic Style

Short Hills, New Jersey With the cachet of a Cotswolds cottage, this pristine Colonial is tucked away in an Old Short Hills pastoral setting. Traditional rooms are spacious, warm and welcoming with a fireside family room/library, and more. There is a secluded bluestone patio and walkways that lead to a separate log cabin-style office/artist’s studio with rustic stone fireplace, exposed ceiling beams and skylight – a hidden delight! Offered at $1,795,000.

Summit, New Jersey This lovely center hall Colonial possesses all the classic style, symmetry and elegance inherent in the best of Summit’s traditional suburban Colonial homes, with the added benefit of a wonderful school neighborhood location and close proximity to downtown and New York City trains. Location, location, location is the hallmark of this beautiful classic home.

Fabulous Find

Old Short Hills Beauty

Short Hills, New Jersey Classically elegant and exquisitely presented, this impressive 1930s center hall Colonial is nestled in the heart of Old Short Hills. Special features include a free-form inground pool on 1+ acre private property, with a fabulous indoor lap pool/solarium, spa area, summer kitchen, and more. Top amenities and sophisticated systems enhance this superlative home…a unique luxury retreat! Offered at $3,150,000.

Short Hills, New Jersey This original custom seven-bedroom Manor home is located in the heart of prime Old Short Hills and built by the venerable Stewart Hartshorn. Beautifully updated and enhanced, with a high-end gourmet kitchen, dramatic family room with cathedral ceilings, a private study, and a carriage house with full apartment set on an idyllic private yard with inground pool. Offered at $3,295,000.

Special architectural features include gleaming hardwood floors, crown moldings, wide entries and spacious, impeccably appointed rooms, and so much more. Offered at $1,595,000.

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Boston Common

Albert A. Pope Building Penthouse

BEACON STREET, BEACON HILL, MASSACHUSETTS This stately 9,000 square foot townhouse overlooks Boston Common. The property has spectacular natural light, four-car attached garage parking, elevator to all floors, eight fireplaces and abundant storage. The main floor includes large open kitchen, family room and mud room walk-out to large patio. Library and office are rich in detailed woodwork.Third floor is entirely devoted to the master quarters. Home includes four additional guest bedrooms and new au pair suite. $12,500,000

COLUMBUS AVENUE, BACK BAY, MASSACHUSETTS Exquisite 7,000 square foot penthouse sits atop the Albert A. Pope condominium building. The enormous duplex provides the ultimate indoor/outdoor back-to- back living with unparralled views from every room. The 3,500 square feet of living space consists of six rooms on two levels wrapped in 3,500 square feet of two-story lush gardens. Master bedroom suite offers a wood burning fireplace, enormous master walkin closet, marble-lined master bath, open four-jet shower and Kohler whirlpool tub. $7,200,000

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Beacon Hill

AVERY STREET, MIDTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS Dramatic and Sophisticated. Enter this virtual showplace at the welcoming foyer leading to 41 foot living room/formal dining room with custom cabinetry. This home boast gorgeous southwest views showcasing the “Best fo Boston” and breathtaking sunsets high above the city on the 31rst floor. Artist completed venetian plaster walls and ceilings, ebony stained floors, museum quality lighting, gourmet kichen, stunning master bedroom with ensuite marble bath, office with incredibly built-ins, two valet parking spaces make this property fabulous at the Ritz! . $3,395,000

WALNUT STREET, BEACON HILL, MASSACHUSETTS Beacon Hill’s hidden gem! Rarely-to-be found townhouse residence with one direct access/on-site parking space and enormous backyard (approx 2,000+sf.). Wonderful natural light throughout 20+ new windows (three exposures). Kitchen, family room, and dining room all on first floor (parlor level) open to sun-drenched private yard. High ceilings. Four Fireplaces. Architectural detail. Fantastic opportunity to customize this four bedroom, four and one half bath home. Abundant storage. Parking at your doorstep! $5,100,000

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An Urban Waterfront Retreat WATERFRONT, Boston, Massachusetts Battery Wharf brings you the best of North End Waterfront Living – stunning views, beautifully designed homes and highly attentive, personal service. Sophisticated and elegant, these homes vary from one-bedrooms to three-bedrooms, starting at $950,000. Exquisitely custom designed finishes offering magnificent city and harbor views, private decks with most residences, valet garage parking, and private storage available. Residents enjoy world-class services of the luxurious Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel – Concierge, Doorman, Valet Parking, Housekeeping, Dry Cleaning, Pet Care, Business Center, exhale® Spa and David Daniels’ Aragosta Bar + Bistro. Call today 617-994-9090 or visit www.batterywharf.com.

Experience the WOW Where Style Meets Stuart Street Back Bay/Midtown, Boston, Massachusetts The iconic glass tower sparkles over the Back Bay and Midtown and puts you on top of it all. Soar above the skyline and prepare to be WOWed by The Residences at W Boston ranging from studios to three-bedrooms starting at $450,000 to over $2,650,000 for sophisticated penthouses. We also have new combined three and four-bedroom floor plans priced depending upon floor location. Savor the flavors at Market by Jean-Georges, located inside the hotel, or enjoy dining in the comforts of your own residence. Relax and rejuvenate at Bliss® spa or fit in a workout at Sweat®.With the W Hotels’ signature Whatever/Whenever® service at your fingertips, you’ll never have to leave home to indulge in life’s finer things. Welcome Home. Inquire today 617-267-2228 or visit www.wbostonresidences.com.

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Stone Gables

On the Water’s Edge

Cape Elizabeth, Maine Magnificent Oceanfront Manor House sited on one of the most prominent locations in southern Maine. Oriented to the South and East, this home offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, Casco Bay, and the Portland Harbor Shipping Channel. With views from most every room, Stone Gables is perfect for entertaining with its grand living room and oversized formal dining room, each with a wood burning fireplace. Seven bedrooms and five full baths on the second floor allow for numerous house guests with privacy and comfort. $3,600,000. Chris Lynch 207-770-2200

Edgecomb, Maine Set down a winding private drive sits this custom built home nestled in the woods on the water’s edge. Nine acres provide privacy, while deep water frontage and 20' x 40' dock, protected anchorage, and the fact that you can reach open ocean in minutes, offer endless possibilities for summer recreation. The large windows and open floor plan take advantage of the stellar views. With plenty of room for friends and family to gather by the fire, play a game in the family room or tuck away with a good book on the screen porch. MLS 1052300. $1,595,000. Kim Latour 207-687-9663

“Whistle Down the Wind”

Cumberland Foreside

Georgetown, Maine “Whistle Down the Wind”, the quintessential Maine home on one of the best sailing harbors around! This Maine-style family cottage in Georgetown on Robinhood Cove offers five bedrooms allowing ample room for friends and family, the two bedrooms on the third floor are set up so that you can imagine many late nights and laughter. The kitchen flows into the living area where wet dogs and children are welcome, and yet the casual elegance remains present. The dock, mooring field and oversized garage/boathouse make boating easily accessible. MLS 1049998. Newly priced at $1,495,000. Kim Latour 207-687-9663

Cumberland, Maine This home is just so easy to live in and it’s the perfect location for life in and around Portland! Royal Barry Willis designed home offers fourbedroom, three full and one half baths, privacy and deeded beach access. Custom gourmet kitchen, beautiful master suite, first floor guest suite, large living room, family room, formal dining, office and indoor spa. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, beautiful windows, fireplaces, granite, marble, and more! Truly exceptional home for everyday life and entertaining inside and out with complimentary gardens that bloom all summer. MLS 1056146. $799,000. Sandra Wendland 207-233-7788

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Saddleback Cay EXUMA CAYS, BAHAMAS Just north of Norman’s Cay, this easily accessed, 35-acre island oasis offers a rare investment opportunity in the iconic Exuma Cays. Elevations to over 90 feet provide breathtaking seascapes, sandy beaches are waiting to be explored and exceptional bone and deep-water fishing can be found just off shore. Saddle Back Cay also includes a main residence, plus several cottages for guests and staff. Price upon request. REF. XS11193. John Christie. 242-357-7572. John@HGChristie.com

Lake to Golf OCEAN CLUB ESTATES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS A private residence on more than ¾ of an acre in the sought after Ocean Club community offers the ultimate in lake and golf front living, a guest house, and access to all the amenities of One&Only and Atlantis resorts. Exceptional finishes are highlighted throughout, while a state-of-the-art kitchen opens onto a grand family room with sweeping garden views. $4,950,000. REF. JS00165. John Christie. 242-357-7572. John@HGChristie.com

Seagrapes WINDERMERE ISLAND, ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS Combining an exclusive location and design, this 2.5-acre beachfront paradise defines elegant island living with the convenience of simple luxuries at your fingertips. Expanded to include a spacious master suite, this four-bedroom, four-bath designer home is in perfect condition. Ideal for entertaining, yet well suited for family, Seagrapes also features a covered outdoor room, pool and separate garage. $3,695,000. REF. ES11144. John Christie. 242-357-7572. John@HGChristie.com

Oasis CABLE BEACH, NASSAU, BAHAMAS Created for those with an appreciation of contemporary design, this Spanish-style oceanfront residence near the neighboring BahaMar development, sprawls over more than 5,000 square feet of meticulously updated and luxuriously furnished living space. Designed around a sunny central courtyard, Oasis is your perfect piece of paradise. $2,995,000. REF. NS07637. Ryan Knowles. 242-376-7731. Ryan@HGChristie.com

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Shamrock EASTERN ROAD, NASSAU, BAHAMAS Elegant, Spanish-style home features a cozy beach with 100’ on the water and a private 80’ pier. Ocean vistas are captured throughout this updated residence that also includes a movie theater and a gracious master suite. An outdoor deck overlooks the garden, pool and the sea beyond. A generator, impact resistant windows and shutters and high-tech security complete this estate. $2,950,000. REF. NS07498. Vicky Knowles Andrews. 242-357-9670. Vicky@HGChristie.com

Luxury Condo Living OCEAN CLUB RESIDENCES, PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS Unparalleled tropical splendor and the ultimate in privacy define this preferred condominium residence. With more outdoor space than any other unit of its kind, plus fine details throughout, this is truly the bestpriced offering at Ocean Club. With access to the One&Only and the Atlantis resorts, this residence offers everything you would expect in an island oasis. $2,295,000. REF. JS00166. Ryan Knowles. 242-376-7731. Ryan@HGChristie.com

Beach Vacation Lifestyle TARPUM BAY, ELEUTHERA, BAHAMAS The elegance of beachfront living is captured throughout this sixbedroom, four full and one half-bath hilltop estate. Miles of pink-sand, blue-hued waters, a swimming pool and a private location create the perfect vacation resort experience. An established history of returning guests makes this vacation beach house an attractive investment opportunity. $1,600,000. REF. ES11335. Cara Christie 242-457-3562. Cara@HGChristie.com

Cliff Front Cottage WINDING BAY, ABACO, BAHAMAS Reveling in its oceanfront setting at the Ritz-Carlton Abaco Club, this turnkey residence enjoys a relaxed tropical ambience. Constructed of the finest materials, this inviting two-bedroom, two-bath home blends style with exquisite touches. The gourmet kitchen, open floor plan and large outdoor deck make this retreat perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining. $1,099,000. REF. AS11880. Neil Aberle. 242-577-0277. Neil@HGChristie.com

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Forest Hill Treasure

York Mills English Manor House

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Impeccable attention to elegant design and finishes. Wide-plank oak floors, 11' and 10' ceilings, wide-screen gas fireplaces and crown mouldings. 700 bottle capacity wine cellar in library. Upper level offers large games room, exercise room, 3-piece bath with laundry facilities. Lower level home theatre, entertainment room, with gas fireplace, wet bar and French doors walk-out to steps to gardens, hot tub, pool, cabana, waterfall and fountain. $5,680,000. Inquiries to Elise Kalles, ekalles@trebnet.com or www.elisekalles.com.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Stately home recently restored offering a major transformation, while maintaining its original integrity and charm. All systems either upgraded or replaced. New Dowsview kitchen, new baths with Waterworks fixtures. New garden room with wood-burning fireplace designed to mesh with the original. Enchanting gardens feature a large swimming pool. Sited on the edge of a natural ravine, this gracious residence enjoys unparalleled

Hogg’s Hollow Ravine Estate

High Park Humber River

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Gracious home defined by its sophisticated style and magnificent surroundings. Centre hall plan with marble floor and curved staircase illuminated by skylight. Master with sitting area, his and hers walk-in closets, fireplace and lavish marble en suite. Four additional bedrooms each with ensuite. Gym, sauna and lower level entertainment kitchen. French doors to decks and covered verandah overlooking forested ravine enhanced by exquisite formal gardens. $2,998,000. Inquiries to Elise Kalles, ekalles@trebnet.com or www.elisekalles.com.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Elegant and well-maintained Old English Tudor-style home exudes warmth and charm. Coveted location on generous terraced property affording priceless view of the ravine, pond and Humber River. Having the benefit of a large table land, it is one of only three properties on the west side of Brule Gardens that can boast an in-ground pool. Within walking distance to Bloor West Village and public transit further enhances the desirability of this location. $2,250,000. Inquiries to Elise Kalles, ekalles@trebnet.com or www.elisekalles.com.

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Stately Street of Dreams Rambler Redmond, Washington Built for the Street of Dreams, a circular driveway escorts you to a stately 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath rambler in the enviable Grousemont Estates. Featuring an open layout, hardwood floors and soaring ceilings lead you through the entry, complete with stunning chandelier, to the gourmet kitchen with massive center island and stretch to an impressive floor to ceiling mantled brick fireplace. Enjoy your master suite with private patio, sitting room, fireplace and 5 pc. spa bath. Privacy and relaxation can be found in the intimate home theater, tranquil outdoor patio, sport court and 2 outbuildings on the vast 20,000 sqft. lot. Offered at $985,000. Sam Mansour, John L. Scott 206-779-7713. www.johnlscott.com/28627

“Brookwood”-The Jewel of the Highlands Shoreline, Washington Historic bluff estate completely refurbished and modernized in 2002 by Sullivan Connard Architects & Berger Landscape Architects. The meticulous restoration has resulted in a 7 bed/7 bath masterpiece on 4.5 acres, that excels at entertaining yet enjoys leisurely living. Formal and informal spaces flow easily into one another and to the numerous outdoor gathering places inviting alfresco dining and sunset cocktails with spectacular views. Property features include a glassed in heated pool complex with fully equipped cabana, a three story carriage house with green house access and a dual level 2 bed/2 bath apartment, an amphitheatre fire pit and a waterfall to greet you upon entry. An enduring legacy of style and design. Offered at $6,800,000. Linda Dorgan, John L. Scott Lynnwood Center 206-706-4336. www.johnlscott.com/82390

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Waterfront Home with Custom Cottages and Acreage Langley, Whidbey Island Down a romantic private drive lined with weeping willows and fruit trees, you will discover a classic Manor style home with two Sound view master suites, a charming attached seaside view cottage, a detached “Mountain” style lodge, picture perfect red barn and a delightful artist studio. Situated on a 220-foot waterfront bluff that offers sweeping 180º views across Puget Sound, Camano Island and the Cascades; perfect for viewing migrating grey whales! The park like setting on 6.5 private acres in Langley, a broad lawn with mature trees, potting shed beside an English garden, two ponds, resident ducks, and a fenced wildflower meadow guaranteed to tug on your heart strings. Offered at 1,775,000. Michele Lussier John L. Scott University Village 206-713-9046. www.johnlscott.com/76487

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Enchanting Waterfront Victorian Mercer Island, Washington Nestled in a private location overlooking Lake Washington, Mt. Rainier and the Cascade Mountains, this property features 50 feet of low bank waterfront, two large docks totaling 100 ft. +/-, an electric boat lift and moorage long enough for large boats up to 46 ft. +/-. Waterfront living at its finest! The large level lawn, surrounded by mature professional landscaping, leads up to a Victorian style home with a contemporary twist. Architectural detail, vaulted ceilings and open spaces throughout the home add drama and extensive natural light. Built to the highest standards with new maple hardwood floors and French doors, the kitchen features marble flooring, granite counters, cherry cabinets and overlooks the dining area with its expansive lake view. Private master suite bursting with luxurious amenities. Offered at $2,285,000. Debbie Constantine, John L. Scott Mercer Island 206-853-5262. www.johnlscott.com/49600

The Villa on Forest Mercer Island, Washington The centerpiece of Mercer Island’s Forest Avenue, the premiere waterfront on the West side. Spectacular finish level. Exacting standards. A focus on longevity. Design balances entertainment, casual living. Four large bedrooms, spacious master suite, paneled retreat den. Bar, game room and spa. Expansive dock. Server room provides unlimited security, audio, video, communications flexibility. Equally impressive power management. Radiant heat, air conditioned. Elevator. Offered at $4,850,000. Larry Williams John L. Scott Mercer Island 425-445-9870. www.johnlscott.com/94794

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Tuscan View Estate Clyde Hill, Washington Allow yourself to be captured by this Tuscan View Estate with its dramatic, west facing, mountain and lake views. A masterpiece of Elegance and Grandeur built by Parmenter homes in the heart of Clyde Hill with thoughtful attention to detail, rich in millwork, stone & European Finishes. Features include master suite with private deck and hot tub, great room, full theater, den/library with 12 foot ceilings, nanny quarters, wine cellar, circular driveway, spacious outdoor deck includes custom stonework, infra-red heating and built in barbeque among many exquisite finishes. 9,220 square feet, 6 bed/6.5 bath, available for $4,750,00 Stephen Macdonald John L. Scott Bellevue Main 425-941-7325. www.johnlscott.com/52006

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Otter Cove Carmel Highlands, California Absolutely spectacular ocean front parcel with a gently sloping, highly useable lot right down to the water’s edge! Designed by Mark Mills this gentle contemporary sits snugly against an outcrop of solid rock with massive views and big decks for a spectacular experience. Kitchen and baths recently remodeled. Huge separate guest house. Abundance of parking. Gated community minutes to Carmel. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, 4,533 square feet, 1.14 acre lot. Offered at $4,490,000. www.30890AuroraDelMar.com

Golf Estate at Carmel Valley Ranch Carmel Valley, California Golf Estate on a .47 acre lot overlooking the 3rd green of Sunny Carmel Valley Ranch. This estate has two homes on the lot and the Main House was recently remodeled. Beautiful upgrade to kitchen and hardwood floors. Sellers also put in many new windows that frame the spectacular patio/ gardens. The best of both worlds ~ Privately set on golf course north side of house and south side opens to private gardens separating main house and guest cottage. Main house: four bedrooms plus library, three full and one half bathrooms,4,140 square feet. Guest house: two bedrooms plus loft, one full and one half bathrooms, 1,912 square feet. Offered at $3,100,000. www.9301HoltRoad.com

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“Villa Fenouil” PEBBLE BEACH, California Very special in so many ways . . . “Villa Fenouil” designed by Michael Bolton, and garden by Michele Comeau is located minutes from Pebble Beach Lodge, golf courses and the beach. This estate home is hidden behind walls that surround the wonderful gardens and patios for ultimate privacy. Tall ceilings, an abundance of windows and French doors make this home extra light and bright. All of the rooms are oversized with an open floor plan. Home has been beautifully updated and perfectly kept. Den could be used as a fourth bedroom. Fibve wood-burning fireplaces; huge bathrooms . . . plus additional water credits have been purchased by seller. This is simple elegance at its best! Three bedrooms, three full and one half bathrooms, 5,113 square feet, 26,673 square foot lot. Offered at $2,990,000. www.ForestLakeVilla.com

A Rare Offering Pebble Beach Hacienda, California One of the most charming and unique properties to hit the Peninsula in years! Enter through an iron gate into a courtyard full of Pebble Beach history. Originally built in approximately 1927, this lovely single level Hacienda sits on 1 full acre and built in the traditional style around a courtyard and even a bell tower. Wonderful home solidly built with a large basement. Four bedrooms, four full and one half bathrooms, 2,889 square feet, 44,000 square foot lot. Offered at $1,900,000. www.1086TrappersTrail.com

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3384 Stone Ridge Lane Bel Air, California 5-acre estate in Bel Air’s exclusive Stone Ridge community. Wrapped in privacy, this magnificent Georgian-style residence tops its own promontory at the end of a long, private drive. Incomparable views overlook canyons, mountains and the wide sweep of the San Fernando Valley. Luxury abounds, with exquisite detailing, gorgeous floors, abundant light and view decks: two-story entry and grand-scale family room, media room w/ bar, music rm, gym, 2 offices and wine cellar. www.stoneridgelane3384.com. Marty Trugman 424-202-3273

Atwater Village Los Feliz, California AIA’s 2011 Design Award -Striking, LEED Certified, architectural singlefamily homes offering panoramic views, built to the highest standards of energy efficiency featuring: Floor-to-ceiling windows, solar panels, dual-pane windows, tankless H20 heaters, and low-VOC paint. Exploding with natural sunlight, soaring ceilings, premium kitchens, dumbwaiters, roof terraces, and full steel construction are but a few of the features that make these homes unlike anything else in The City. www.AtwaterLiving.com. Ernie Carswell 310-345-7500 / Kathleen Mahoney 424-202-3297 / Eric Lavey 310-908-6800

1352 Miller Drive Sunset Strip, California Conceived by the renowned Harrison Design & Assoc, precise interior curves and soaring, high walls for displaying art recall the Guggenheim in NYC. Impressively sized Living Room offers Fleetwood doors, fireplace and white oak floors stretching seamlessly into a Media/Den anchored by a mixologist’s Bar. Epicurean Kitchen offers top tier appliances and opens to Skydeck Breakfast Room. Exquisite Master Suite provides sublime Spa Bath with jaw-dropping stone surfaces, huge Dressing Room, fireplace and endless city views. www.1352millerdrive.com. Chris Pickett 424-202-3230

1611 Kings Road Newport Beach, California This Mediterranean Masterpiece offers 5 bedrooms, 6 1/2 bathrooms, large open gourmet kitchen, spacious living room, a media roomcomplete with its own full kitchen, and a separate guests quarters. The main level is ideally built around an enchanting center courtyard, complete with swimming pool, spa and outdoor living space. Quality and attention to detail is around every corner, from wide-plank oak floors and vaulted ceilings to textured Venetian-style walls and hand-laid stone work. The epitome of classic Newport living! www.1611KingsRd.com. Brian G. Johnson 949-734-6262

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31 Black Hawk Shady Canyon, California Santa Barbara style custom home in the prestigious guard-gated golf preserve of Shady Canyon. Reminiscent of 1920’s Montecito, with Spanish influences, oversized gallery hallway with multiple French doors leading to a grand loggia with fireplace and views of the extensive grounds and rolling hills. As you walk through the entry portico, you’re greeted by lush landscaping, a relaxing water feature, and the breathtaking Spanish Revivial facade of this impressive estate. www.31Blackhawk.com. Brian Backstrom 949-677-7108

709 Moreno Avenue Brentwood, California Highly customized, Gus Duffy designed Tuscan Villa on one of Brentwood’s most sought-after locations. The quality and sophistication of each well thought-out detail gains prominence with every visit to this large 6 bedroom home. Enter the foyer and experience the powerful soaring ceilings, the professional gourmet kitchen, the warmth of the office, family and dining rooms, and the grandeur of the stairway and magical chandelier. Enjoy a master suite which provides luxury, rich interiors, custom walk-in closet and luxurious master bath. www.709MorenoAvenue.com. Michael Greenwald 424-202-3290

1554 Hill Drive Pasadena, California Amid rolling hills lies this estate in Eagle Rock on almost 3 acres. Inside the walled domain are 3 guesthouses, greenhouse, croquet court, football/soccer field, Bistro “restaurant,” swimming pool, outdoor stage, picnic park and another acre of garden paths. Grand entry hall presents a staircase that leads to a private family quarters. Dining room seats 40, with a gourmet kitchen nearby. Lower entertainment level offers “Speakeasy,” lodge billiards room and an additional kitchen. Nine bedrooms, 12 baths, including guesthouses. www.1554HillDrive.com. Ernie Carswell 310-345-7500 / Doug Skoro 949-375-3445 / Carrie Benuska 626-840-9149

1234 Rosalind Road San Marino, California LLocated on a premier San Marino street and designed by the famed architect, Roland Coate, this elegant one-story Traditional home has been carefully maintained by the current owners for almost 40 years. The living room is grand and elegant and provides a sweeping view of the back garden through floor-to-ceiling windows. www.1234RosalindRoad.com. Carrie Benuska 626-840-9149

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Malibu Beach Compound Malibu, California This two-dwelling tropical beach compound on sandy Las Flores Beach offers the best of the Malibu Beach life-style. The homes open to large beach-front decks with a water grotto style spa complete with flat screen TV, built-in lounges, fire pits, and storage for water sports equipment. There are custom finishes throughout both houses including a stacked-stone water element at the entry foyer, custom wide-plank walnut flooring, floor to ceiling windows to maximize the beautiful ocean views, and a large roof-top deck with coastline views. The master suites in the homes have flat screen TV’s, and open onto large ocean-front decks. The master bathrooms feature limestone floors, large stone tubs, curb-less showers with steam, custom tile work and custom stone appointments throughout. The kitchens are equipped with name brand appliances, granite counter tops, and also afford ocean views. The living rooms have flat screen TV’s, large fireplaces and open onto ocean-front decks lined with palm trees. There is a complete gym on the upper floor, a curving staircase with floor to ceiling book shelves, and a 5-car garage with 5-car additional parking on the property. This is a unique opportunity to own a private beach compound on the sand in Malibu.

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The Best in Beach Front Living is Now Available to Lease Malibu, California Ultimate Malibu Colony Estate on rare double lot. Prime oceanfront home offering the best in luxury beach living. Designed for entertaining and lounging, this exquisitely furnished six bedrooms. Six bath masterpiece boasts an open patio with spa, outdoor kitchen with barbecue, bar and flat screen, and fire pit, steps from sun deck to white sand beach, exceptional great room and gourmet kitchen with hardwood floors, sumptuous oceanfront master with office, huge closet and deck, detached 2-room guest cottage, lush courtyard and deluxe media system thru-out. Call for rates and availability.

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Walk to Everything

Aspen, Colorado Drive through the security-controlled gate to enter a secluded outdoor paradise of over 45 private acres. The main residence features a beautiful living room with large wood-burning fireplace, gourmet kitchen with commercial grade appliances, opulent master bath with marble details, media room, well-appointed office, large decks and patios with idyllic views, and incredible river frontage! Additional amenities include guest home, ranch manager’s apartment, pilot’s quarters, barn, workshop, hunting and fishing lodge, fire pits, decks, patios, numerous ponds, waterfall, large meadows and gardens, 10,000 square foot horse barn with multiple stalls and horse wash, game and exercise rooms. $10,495,000 Furnished

Aspen, Colorado Located in the beautifully landscaped subdivision of Ute Place, just 3 blocks from the gondola yet away from the congestion and traffic. Ski home from Aspen Mountain, fish for trout in the 3 stocked ponds in the summer or ice skate in the winter, walk or bike everywhere, and utilize the onsite concierge/property management with driver service. Features include 5 bedrooms plus office, 5.5 baths, 5,760 square feet, vaulted ceilings, four fireplaces, family room with bar, large kitchen with breakfast nook, gracious patios and decks, hot tub, 730 square foot three car garage plus workshop, and mountain views. $6,500,000

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Wide Open Spaces

Aspen, Colorado A stunning front row lot on Willoughby Way in Aspen’s premier location! Overlooking the rushing Roaring Fork River and the Rio Grande Trail, this flat .87 acre lot awaits what could be one of the finest homes in all of Aspen – this lot is that good! Enjoy sun, up-close mountain views, privacy, and a location within walking and biking distance to downtown Aspen. The existing ranch style home is 2,512 square feet and has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. $6,995,000

Aspen, Colorado Fabulous 7.91 acre lot in White Horse Springs with water rights and panoramic views across the valley to Mt. Daly, Buttermilk, Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain. The gently sloping lot offers an easily accessible building envelope, wonderful privacy, and plans ready for permitting are available. Development rights are valid through April 1, 2014. Just a few minutes from downtown Aspen and Highway 82. $2,500,000

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The Lodge at Morningstar

Aspen, Colorado Fabulous one acre lot high atop a hill in Five Trees, with unobstructed views towards Red Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Tiehack and downvalley. Numerous aspen and pine trees dot the gently sloping lot and offer additional privacy. Construct a home up to 10,000 square feet (6,000 above grade and 4,000 below grade) on the generous building envelope. Just five minutes to downtown Aspen and adjacent to a private ski trail for easy ski access to Aspen Highlands. $2,550,000

Aspen, Colorado Located three easy miles east of downtown Aspen in Morningstar – a fabulous community of just eight homes, each with a unique setting, privacy, and dramatic views towards Aspen and Independence Pass. “The Lodge” is an extraordinary example of Colorado class and elegance with exceptional details and finishes. Features include 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 2 half baths, 8,196 square feet, eight fireplaces, gourmet kitchen with pizza oven and breakfast area, state of the art lighting and sound system, 1,000 bottle wine room, fantastic theater, three car garage, hot tub, and ample outdoor living spaces. A very special property! $7,995,000 Furnished

Downtown Mountain Contemporary Home

Classic Mountain Contemporary on the River

Aspen, Colorado Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in downtown Aspen, this wonderful residence with a contemporary design is just steps from everything! Highly desirable features include main floor master suite, large kitchen with high end appliances, warm furnishings, quality finishes, one touch lighting, AMX audio/visual system, barrel vaulted wood ceiling, large picture windows, fantastic family room with large screen TV, bar, billiards table and wine room, office, elevator, air conditioning, radiant heat, humidification system, central vacuum, gas fireplaces, two car garage, rooftop deck, all day sunshine, and direct views of Aspen Mountain. Rarely do so many “wish list” items come together! $9,950,000 Furnished

Aspen, Colorado Situated on a quarter acre along the bank of the Roaring Fork River in downtown Aspen, this fabulous home has a warm mountain contemporary design. The open floor plan connects the indoors to the outdoors, and features 4 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 5,648 square feet, soaring maple ceilings, bamboo floors, recessed lighting, spacious kitchen, dining and living areas that open to the river, main floor master suite, master bath with steam shower and infinity edge tub with limestone surround, lower level media/game room, sauna, two car garage, fabulous patio, and river sights and sounds. $11,900,000 Furnished

Craig Morris • 415 East Hyman Avenue • Aspen, Colorado 81611 • 970-379-9795 cell • 970-925-6060 office Morris@sopris.net • www.CraigMorris.com • www.AspenSnowmassSIR.com

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University Hill

Niwot, Colorado Perfectly situated on an acre adjacent to open space boasting phenomenal Rocky Mountain views. Incomparable craftsmanship is displayed throughout this 9,600 square, six-bedroom, eight-bath residence with five car garage. Exquisite finishes include Brazilian cherry floors, Tuscan stone columns, high beamed ceilings, intricate iron railings, rich cherry cabinets, slab granite counters and professionally equipped kitchen. Walkout lower level features billiards, exercise and media rooms. Decks and patios amid beautiful landscaping. $3,500,000. Stu Wright, 303-541-1900, swright@wkre.com.

BOULDER, Colorado One of the most beautiful homes in Boulder. A classic Tudor home at one of the best addresses on University Hill. A landmark home, built in 1923 for one of Boulder’s founding families. Elegant and ivy covered outside, on four city lots. Lush grounds, patio, and walkways with boundary fencing. Serene and tasteful inside. Three-plus bedrooms, three baths,

Somerset Meadows

Knollwood

Longmont, Colorado Colorado Craftsman architectural design in Somerset Meadows. This 6,800 square foot, five bedroom, 5 bath home boasts soaring spaces with beautifully crafted woodwork, warm stone fireplaces and rich hardwood floors. Kitchen professionally equipped with stainless appliances, Alder cabinets, slab granite counters, breakfast bar, nook and adjacent hearth room. Private master suite features lavish bath with step up jetted tub, granite vanities, steam shower and large walk-in closet. Covered porch wraps around the front offering views to Longs Peak. $950,000. Stu Wright, 303-541-1900, swright@wkre.com.

Boulder, Colorado Executive multi-level residence located in one of Boulder’s most private neighborhoods offering the convenience of city living and the serenity of a Colorado mountain retreat. Cook’s dream kitchen features top grade appliances, granite countertops and cherry cabinetry. Oak and cherry flooring add to the luxury. Each of the three bedrooms has its’ own en suite bath and access to outside heated lap pool and private patio. Master bath boasts European shower. Beautifully landscaped one-third acre site with views of the Flatirons and Red Rocks. $1,795,000. Jerry Curry, 303-5411936, jcurry@wkre.com.

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three sunrooms, and three stories. Walkout lowest level. This home is architecturally fabulous and unique. Close to the University of Colorado and famous Chautauqua Park. $1,950,000. Stu Wright, 303-541-1900, swright@wkre.com.

4875 Pearl East Circle, Suite 100 Boulder, CO 80301 303-443-2240 • 800-343-8885 www.wrightkingdom.com

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Aspen Highlands Durango, Colorado Set against the Hermosa Cliffs, this beautiful 77 acre parcel provides big views across the North Animas Valley to Engineer Mountain and the Needles Mountains. There are beautiful stands of mature Aspen, Spruce and Fir trees as well as lush meadows. This is ideal for either a fine single family home or to potentially be split into multiple lots. It is just minutes to skiing at Durango Mountain Resort and golf at the Glacier Club or Dalton Ranch. This is a fine Colorado living opportunity in the highly coveted north Animas Valley corridor. The property backs to the San Juan National Forest and is one of only a handful of large parcels remaining in this beautiful section of Durango. An idea would be to build your dream home on the prime building site and sell off the rest to potentially recapture a portion of your initial purchase. Offered at $3,950,000.

Rob Littfin, Associate Broker Horizon Properties of Durango 275 CR 252 ( Trimble Lane) Durango, Colorado 81301 970-259-3700 Office • 970-749-8526 Cell www.HorizonDurango.com

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Sunglow Ranch Pearce, Arizona Sunglow Ranch is 475 acres of pure Arizona heaven located in the mountain country southeast of Tucson. This successful, award winning guest ranch and spa sits in private valley of grass and trees ringed by golden hills and green mountains offers a life changing opportunity for you. The setting is beyond picturesque. You will enjoy your own mountains, lakes and endless sunsets. The facilities are world-class and in perfect condition. The casitas are magical, wrapped around a sun-filled courtyard and fountain. In the middle of the complex is the flexible conference and yoga center. The restaurant, in a restored ranch house, is renowned for its cuisine and service with a wrap around dining and relaxing porch. The pool/spa/exercise facility with its spectacular views, compliments the yoga center. You will have great fun on your own 3 mile hiking/biking trail through the valley and around the lakes. Guests from around the world come back year after year for the hiking, birding, horseback riding, biking and impeccable the service of the longtime loyal staff. Everything is perfect and ready for you to make it your own. Offered at $5,300,000. See at www.tourfactory.com/850260.

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Perfect Charm

Design Perfection

Phoenix, Arizona Awash with a wealth of days-gone-by romance, this enchanting 1935 European-style adobe villa restored by Kristin Austin-Jacobs seduces the senses with its lush grounds, canopies of shade trees and sun-kissed rooms. Tongue-and-groove ceilings with dramatic beams. Every room w/private courtyard. Garden walkway leads to posh cabana, huge fountain, draped relaxation areas. Guest house. Enormous pool. Twoplus acres. Four-bedroom/five-bath in 5,300 square feet. Offered at $4,700,000. MLS#4725209. Home tour at www.tourfactory.com/837607.

Paradise Valley, Arizona Exuding an ambience of Old World elegance combined with Southwestern sophistication, this stunning home features a wealth of antique doors and magnificent reclaimed hardwood flooring. Lush lawns, gardens, trees. Huge pool. Guest house. Designed by Candelaria Design Associates, interiors by Palm Design Group, landscaping by Berghoff Design Group, built by Desert Star Construction. Four-bedroom/ six-bath in 5,000 square feet. Offered at $3,300,000. MLS#4583994. Home tour at www.tourfactory.com/314067.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona True Arizona - a piece of art on over 2.5 acres. Original Queen Creek Adobe with massive beams for high ceilings. Many wonderful custom touches - handcrafted built-in cabinetry, tumbled marble/granite, hickory flooring. Amazing formal spaces. Generous lovely kitchen with a fireplace in the breakfast room. Brick paver-drive, courtyard entryexquisite plantings. Very lush backyard with expansive lawns/gardens, multiple fountains, pool, ramada and long full mountain views. Fourbedroom/four full and one half-bath in 5,300 square feet. Offered at $2,897,000. Home tour at www.tourfactory.com/847638.

Paradise Valley, Arizona Warm yet sophisticated, elegant yet enticing, this Phoenix Home & Garden show-home exudes an ambience of passion and romance. Majestic living room w/beamed ceiling, focal-point fireplace framed by French exits. Dining room with posh ceiling motif, tall bayed windows. Infinity-edge pool. Fabulous views of Camelback Mountain, glittering city lights. Numerous view-rich patios. Guest house. Three-bedroom/fivebath in 5,856 square feet. Offered at $2,247,000. MLS#4737788. Home tour at www.tourfactory.com/849085.

Sandra Baldwin • 7135 E. Camelback Road, Suite 360 • Scottsdale, AZ 85251 • 480-287-5300 • www.BaldwinTeam.com

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1480 Snow Berry Street, Park City, Utah

1500 Red Fox Road, Park City, Utah

Best Views in Glenwild! This Glenwild home combines European elegance and the warmth of mountain living sitting on one of the highest view lots on the #1 rated golf courses in Utah. Appointments include beautifully hand-carved hardwood and travertine hearths, stunning venetian plaster accents throughout, hand-picked high grade marble and granite counter-tops, gourmet energy star appliances throughout, lower level kitchen and full panoramic southeastern views, Back patio has a gas fire pit, stubbed for B.B.Q backing open to open land to enjoy the abundant wildlife, views and Glenwild lifestyle. 6 Bedrooms and 7 Bathrooms. Please visit www.SnowBerry.com. Offered at $3,995,000.

Private 10-Acre Ranch With 360° Ski Views You will be amazed at the level of luxury combined with a true family friendly livable floor plan. 5 bedrooms, 7 baths, 15,923 square feet, 10 acre lot that can accommodate 3 more buildings. Rare flat, grassy, fenced backyard. Indoor pool, golf simulator, over-the-top theater room, sports bar with 4 TV’s, pizza oven, heated porches! Imagine every detail you would expect from the highest caliber home-those are all here plus more to WOW you! Please visit the www.1500RedFoxRoad.com. Offered at $6,595,000.

7971 N. West Hills Trail, Park City, Utah

2348 Morning Star Court, Park City, Utah

Promontory Signature Estate Walk into the entry and the first sight is hand crafted Biblical stone imported from Israel and 200 year old beams reclaimed from Midwestern barns that grace the ceilings and an Italian Stone ceiling painstakingly hand done piece by piece. This estate will take your breath away in every room, hallway, and closet. No expense has been spared, no detail overlooked. 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms offering comes fully furnished in every room including artwork and silver, and features the latest and greatest security and electronics system controllable from every room. Please visit www. VillaDelAlce.com for more information. Offered at $7,995,000.

Panoramic View Home with In-Town Mountain Living This home sits high on the mountain in Thayne’s Canyon. Enjoy ski and golf course views while looking towards Park City and taking in all of the sunshine from this premium lot. The style of this home is very “Swiss Mountain” with a modern touch. The home backs up to thousands of acres of open space, including hiking and biking trails going up to the top of the mountain in between Park City and The Canyons Ski Resorts and connecting to the famed Mid-Mountain Trail. 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms. Please visit www.2348MorningStar.com for more information. Offered at $3,200,000.

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St. Giles Road Gibson Island, Maryland This is a unique opportunity to own a contemporary on Otter Pond with spectacular views of the Chesapeake Bay. Large rooms with high ceilings complement an open floor plan for family living and entertaining. A private hot tub, decks and a dock add to the outdoor enjoyment. This custom built home is perfect for a primary residence or second home.

Ayrlie Water Road Gibson Island, Maryland A delightful traditional New England style home with water views of the Chesapeake Bay, its location is key to all activities that the island offers. It has five bedrooms with a large master suite on the main floor, an open floor plan with many entertaining areas, great room, den, living room, family kitchen, patios and lovely landscaped gardens—a must see!

Broadwater Way Gibson Island, Maryland This Nantucket style frame dwelling is modernized combining the old and the new. It is a charming retreat with Bay and sunrise views, and an open floor plan which lends itself for family living and entertaining. The house includes five bedrooms, four baths, two sunrooms, heart of pine flooring, a detached two-car garage and a stone bulkhead at the water’s edge.

Broadwater Way Gibson Island, Maryland This spectacular property is situated next to the Point, the southern most tip of the Island, affording panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay and the Magothy River. The sunrises and sunsets are magnificent! A Cape Cod in style, open floor plan, a glass enclosed large porch, a guest house/garage make this property exceptional.

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United States

ALabama Birmingham Ray & Poynor Properties 2629 Cahaba Road Birmingham, Alabama 35223 (205) 879-3036 www.raypoynor.com pp. 38-39 Arizona PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty 7135 E. Camelback Road, Suite 360 Scottsdale, Arizona 85251 (602) 778-7111 www.sandrabaldwin.com pp. 104-105 California BEVERLY HILLS/LOS ANGELES Teles Properties 338 N. Canon Drive, Penthouse Beverly Hills, California 90210 (424) 202-3200 www.telesproperties.com pp. 94-95 Carmel Alain Pinel Realtors Junipero Avenue and 5th Avenue Carmel, California 93921 (831) 622-1040 www.apr.com pp. 92-93 Danville Empire Realty Associates 380 Diablo Road Danville, California 94526 (925) 217-5000 www.empirerealty.com MALIBU Prudential Malibu Realty 23805 Stewart Ranch Road, Suite 205 Malibu, California 90265 (310) 317-1709 www.malibuestates.com pg. 96-98 Colorado ASPEN Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty 415 East Hyman Avenue Aspen, Colorado 81611 (970) 925-6060 www.AspenSnowmassSIR.com pp. 100-101

Boulder Wright-Kingdom, Inc. 4875 Pearl E. Circle, Suite 100 Boulder, Colorado 80301 (303) 541-1900 www.wrightkingdom.com pg. 102 BRECKENRIDGE Breckenridge Associates Real Estate 226 South Main Street Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 (970) 797-1978 www.skicountryhomes.com COLORADO SPRINGS Prudential Rocky Mountain, Realtors 660 Southpointe Court, Suite 200 Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906 (719) 785-4110 www.beckygloriod.com

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WASHINGTON DEPOT Klemm Real Estate, Inc. 6 Titus Road Washington Depot, Connecticut 06794 (860) 567-5060 www.klemmrealestate.com Florida

Denver/Greenwood Village Kentwood Companies 5690 DTC Boulevard Denver, Colorado 80111 (303) 773-3399 www.kentwoodco.com Durango Horizon Properties of Durango 275 CR 252 (Trimble Lane) Durango, Colorado 81301 (970) 259-3700 www.horizondurango.com pg. 103 Johnstown Ranch Marketing Associates PO Box 160 Johnstown, CO 80534 (970) 535-0881 www.rmabrokers.com Connecticut Darien Kelly Associates Real Estate, Inc. 780 Boston Post Road Darien, Connecticut 06820 (203) 655-8238 www.kellyrealestate.com pg. 78 Greenwich Greenwich Fine Properties 80 Mason Street Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 (203) 661-9200 www.greenwichfineproperties.com pg. 79

Clearwater/St. Petersburg/Tampa Michael Green, P.A. Michael Green and Associates Keller Williams Realty, Luxury Homes 3502 Henderson Boulevard, Suite 300 Tampa, Florida 33609 (813) 295-2000 www.MichaelGreenAndAssociates.com pp. 50-51 CORAL GABLES/MIAMI Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell 355 Alhambra Circle, Suite 950 Coral Gables, Florida 33134 (305) 960-2575 www.miamirealestate.com pg. 61 FORT LAUDERDALE Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell 1700 E. Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 (954) 306-7220 www.lizcaldwell.com Intercoastal Realty 1500 East Las Olas Boulevard Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 (954) 467-1448 www.IntercoastalRealty.com pg. 59

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Jacksonville The Legends of Real Estate 8777 San Jose Boulevard, Suite 903 Jacksonville, Florida 32217 (904) 739-7100 www.legendsofrealestate.net pg. 58 Key West Truman & Co. 1205 Truman Avenue Key West, Florida 33040 (305) 292-2244 www.trumanandcompany.com pg. 60 Naples John R. Wood, Realtors 9130 Corsea Del Fontana Way Naples, Florida 34109 (239) 261-6622 www.johnrwood.com pp. 56-57 Ocala Joan Pletcher, Realtor P. O. Box 11240 Ocala, Florida 34480 (352) 347-7000 www.joanpletcher.com pp. 54-55 Orlando/Winter Park Fannie Hillman and Associates, Inc. 205 West Fairbanks Avenue Winter Park, Florida 32789 (407) 644-1234 www.fanniehillman.com pp. 48-59 Palm Beach Illustrated Properties 2725 PGA Boulevard Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410 (561) 626-5100 www.ipre.com pp. 44-47 Vero Beach John’s Island Real Estate Company One Johns Island Drive Vero Beach, Florida 32963 (772) 231-0900 www.johnsislandrealestate.com pp. 52-53

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Georgia Atlanta Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty 3290 Northside Parkway, NW, Suite 200 Atlanta, Georgia 30327 (404) 237-5000 www.atlantafinehomes.com pp. 64-65 NEWNAN Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors 14 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 770-253-6990 www.lindseysrealtors.com HAWAII MAUI Wailea Realty Corp. The Shops at Wailea 3750 Wailea Alanui, Suite B-51 Wailea, Maui, Hawaii 96753 (808) 879-1991 www.wailearealty.com Louisiana Baton Rouge/New Orleans Latter & Blum, Inc., Realtors 430 Notre Dame Street New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3610 (504) 525-1311 www.latter-blum.com pp. 112-113 LAFAYETTE Van Eaton & Romero, Realtors 2000 Kaliste Saloom Road Layfayette, Louisiana 70508 (337) 233-9700 www.VanEatonRomero.com MAine Portland/kennebunk/brunswich/camden Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty 46 Bay View Street Camden, Maine 04843 (207) 230-1003 www.LegacySIR.com pg. 82 MARYLAND GIBSON ISLAND Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate 534 Broadwater Way Gibson Island, Maryland 21056 (410) 255 -1341 www.gibsonisland.com pg. 107

Massachusetts Boston Otis & Ahearn Real Estate 200 Newbury Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116 (617) 267-3500 www.OtisAhearn.com pp. 80-81 Cape Cod Sotheby’s International Realty 851 Main Street Osterville, Massachusetts 02655 (508) 957-5500 www.jackcottonrealtor.com Mississippi Southern Mississippi Latter & Blum, Inc., Realtors (see listing under Louisiana) Missouri Springfield Murney Associates, Realtors 1625 E. Primrose Springfield, Missouri 65804 (866) 512-8600 www.exclusiveestates.com New Jersey BAY HEAD Clayton & Clayton 512 Main Avenue Bay Head, New Jersey 08742 (732) 295-2222 www.claytonandclayton.com HO-HO-KUS/RIDGEWOOD/SADDLE RIVER Marron Gildea Realtors 19 Sheridan Avenue Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey 07423 (201) 447-6100 www.marrongildea.com Summit Lois Schneider Realtor 431 Springfield Avenue Summit, New Jersey 07901 (908) 277-1398 www.loisschneiderrealtor.com pg. 79 New Mexico Santa Fe Bell Tower Properties 218 Camino La Tierra Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506 (505) 988-2428 www.belltowerpropertiessantafe.com

New York Bedford Vincent & Whittemore Real Estate 629 Old Post Road Bedford, New York 10506 (914) 234-3642 www.vinwhit.com pg. 76 East Hampton The Corcoran Group 51 Main Street East Hampton, New York 11937 (631) 324-3900 www.corcoran.com/gdepersia pp. 70-71

TENNESSEE MEMPHIS Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors 959 Ridgeway Loop Memphis, Tennessee 38120 (901) 682-1868 www.jimmyreadrealtor.com

Houston Heritage Texas Properties 1177 W. Loop South, Suite 1200 Houston, Texas 77027 (713) 965-0812 www.heritagetexas.com pp. 20-21

NASHVILLE The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realry 2325 Crestmoor Road, Suite L-4 Nashville, Tennessee 37215 (615) 463-3333 www.thelipmangroupsothebysrealty.com pg. 66

Kerrville Texas LandMen 1845 Water Street Kerrville, Texas 78028 (830) 257-8881 www.TexasLandMen.com

Long Island/North Shore Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty 36 Main Street Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724 (631) 423-1180 www.danielgale.com pp. 72-73

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New York City Stribling & Associates 924 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10021 (212) 570-2440 www.striblingny.com pp. 74-75

Corpus Christi Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty P. O. Box 3079 Port Aransas, Texas 78373 (361) 749-7300 www.kuperrealty.com (see San Antonio)

North Carolina Asheville Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Inc. 300 Executive Park Asheville, North Carolina 28801 (828) 254-7221 www.beverly-hanks.com pp. 62-63

DALLAS Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 5600 W. Lovers Lane, Suite 224 Dallas, Texas 75209 (214) 350-0400 www.briggs-freeman.com

OKLAHOMA TULSA McGraw, Realtors 4105 S. Rockford Tulsa, Oklahoma 74105 (918) 592-6000 www.mcgrawrealtors.com Oregon Central/Western Oregon John L. Scott Real Esate (see listing under Washington)

Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc. 3700 Bee Cave Road Austin, Texas 78746 (800) 282-3939

San Antonio/ Central/South Texas Ranches Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty 6606 N. New Braunfels San Antonio, Texas 78209 (210) 822-8602 www.kuperrealty.com pp. 32-35

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Galveston Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors 13450 FM 3005 Galveston, Texas 77554 (281) 794-9463 www.kellykelley.com pp. 24-25

UTah Park City Summit Sotheby’s International Realty 1750 Park Avenue, PO Box 2370 Park City, Uhat 84060 (800) 641-1884 www.SummitSothebysRealty.com www.ParkCityHomeSearch.com pg. 106 Washington Bellevue/Puget Sound/Seattle/ Spokane/Vancouver John L. Scott Real Estate 1700 NW Gilman Boulevard, Suite 300 Issaquah, Washington 98037 (425) 392-1211 www.johnlscott.com pp. 88-91

HEMPSTEAD Deitra Robertson Real Estate, Inc. 38351 FM 1736 Hempstead, Texas 77445 (979) 921-9470 www.IKnowRanches.com

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AUSTRIA VIENNA Marschall Immobilien GmbH Palais Kinsky Freyung 4 A-l01O Vienna (43) 1-533-2030 www.marschall.at Bahamas Nassau H.G. Christie Ltd. P.O. Box N-8164 Nassau, Bahamas (242) 322-1041 www.hgchristie.com pp. 84-85 CANADA TORONTO Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd. Brokerage 2145 Avenue Road Toronto, Ontario M5M 4B2 (416) 441-2888 Ext. 291 www.elisekalles.com pg. 86 COSTA RICA QUEPOS/SAN JOSE/SANTA ANA Costa Rica Luxury Estates 800 Norte y 75 Este de Tribunales de Justicia Montelimar, Guadalupe (2100) San Jose 011-506 22 35 77 79 – 22357767 www.costaricaluxuryestates.com FRANCE Philip Hawkes 6 Rue Montalivet 75008 Paris 01-42-68-11-11 GERMANY HAMBURG Gustafsen & Company, Immobilien Hochallee 2 20149 Hamburg +40 4140 9528 www.gustafsen.de GREECE ATHENS Ploumis Sotiropoulos Real Estate Panepistimiou 6 10671 Athens +302103643112 www.ploumis-sotiropoulos.gr

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ITALY Livorno Paolo Del Chicca Immobiliare Via Montebello 34 57126 Livorno +39-0586813567 www.paolodelchicca.it

SPAIN MALAGA Diana Morales Properties Avda Ricardo Soriano, 72-B1 29600 Marbella, Malaga +34-952765138 www.dmproperties.com

Milan Giorgia Vigano Consulenti Immobiliari Via Maggiolini 2, 20122 Milano +39-027636151 www.giorgio-vigano.it

SWITZERLAND LOCARNO Wetag Consulting Immobiliare via della Pace 1a, Postfach 513 CH-6601 Locarno 41-(0)-91-751-3106 www.wetag.com

Mexico ACAPULCO/CANCUN JQ. Bienes Raices Acapulco & Cancun Prime Realty JQ Acapulco Av. Costera Miguel Aleman #100 3er. Piso, depacho #4 Fracc. Club Deportiva CP 39690 01-52-744-484-4440 www.jqrealestate.com.mx/ CABO SAN LUCAS Snell Real Estate Palmillo Tiendas KM 27.5 Carr. Trans. San Jose Del Cabo BCS 23400 www.snellrealestate.com PLAYA DEL CARMEN Ruiz Barton Properties Calle 4 entre 5ta.y 10 Avenida Lte. 5-H Col. Centro Playa del Carmen, Q Roo, CP 77710 011-52-984-803-4511 www.ruizbarton.com PUERTO VALLARTA Applegate Realtors Km 1.5 No. 878 Carr. a Mismaloya Conchas Chinas Puerto Vallarta, Jal. CP 48399 52-322-221-5434 www.applegaterealtors.com PORTUGAL ALGARVE IRG - International Realty Group Algarve Brokerage Buganvilia Plaza 42/45 Guinta do Lago Apartado 211 6 8135-024 Almancil, Algarve +351 289 392 780 www.irgportugal.com

UNITED KINGDOM London Aylesford International Chelsea Wharf 15 Lots Road London SW10 OQJ +44-2073-495100 www.aylesford.com York Smiths Gore 48 Bootham, City Centre York Y030 7WZ 01-904-756-300 www.smithsgore.co.uk U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS ST. CROIX Farchette & Hanley #52 King Street Christiansted St. Croix 00820-4072 340-773-4665 www.buystcroix.com ST. JOHNS/ST. THOMAS John Foster Real Estate 6111 Estate Nazareth St. Thomas 00802 340-776-5000 www.usvi-realestate.com

Lake Washington Waterfront Villa Downtown Kirkland, Washington The natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest envelops you in this lake front home in downtown Kirkland. Custom built in 1997 and recently updated, 50 feet of no bank waterfront boasting the longest dock on the lake, Seattle and Olympic Mountain views, glorious sunsets, four-car garage and the convenient location of downtown Kirkland. 5000+ sq ft, six-bedrooms, five-baths, lake views from almost every room and fully self contained lower level with full kitchen, media area, two bedrooms and bathrooms. Offered at $2,750,000. Patti Chalker, John L. Scott Redmond 425-861-1586. www.johnlscott.com/83149

Lakefront Masterpiece of Timeless Luxury Lake of the Woods, Woodinville, Washington Beautiful lake front estate with 138 feet of low bank waterfront. This 8,520 sq ft residence sits on a gated, manicured shy acre featuring 5 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, 5 fireplaces, cherry paneled library, entertainment/media room, fitness center, 2nd kitchen, sauna, office, play room and 4-car garage. The home features 12 to 30 foot ceiling height, new cherry kitchen with high end stainless appliances, owner’s suite in a separate wing on the main floor and updated granite baths. 2 additional waterfront tax lots available with purchase. Offered at $1,895,000. Patti Chalker, John L. Scott Redmond 425-861-1586. www.johnlscott.com/56531

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