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Omakase Around The World

Craftsman Homes See a Comeback

Santiago Calatrava’s Dubai Masterpiece

Milk Paint Gets a Makeover


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STYLE 18 SARKOZY’S ENLIGHTENED STYLE

Louis Sarkozy creates a loafer collection that blends utility with a tribute to creative thinking

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OMAKASE EVERYWHERE

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A PASSION FOR CHOCOLATE

Chocolatiers show off their creative chops

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The celebrity chef and TV judge looks for traditional recipes with personal touches

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FAMILY SECRETS

A new generation is making its mark at famed jewelry house Hemmerle

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Ben Soleimani’s “attainable luxury” cuts out the middleman

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The designer’s brand, Self-Portrait, finds a fan base—from Beyoncé to Michelle Obama to British royals— by redefining femininity

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BANGKOK AT NIGHT

Top-notch spots in the Thai city

How to find your “soil mate” and make your home bloom 26

WHERE ART AND TRAVEL MEET

These three cities shaped these iconic artists—and vice versa

The model and entrepreneur on her favorite things at home 24

ROME’S PEAK NEIGHBORHOOD

MILK PAINT ENDURES

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From Japan to Chile, spots worth a dip

THE CRAFTSMAN HOME EVOLVES

The architectural style is often fused with more modern twists

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Welcome to the FALL Issue of Reside here is nothing quite like the New England coastline. Cape T Cod, the islands of Martha’s Vineyard

and Nantucket, the South Shore, and Southcoast between Providence and Boston, have been America’s summer playground for generations. Fall is our region’s most spectacular time of year. Sotheby’s International Realty ® affiliated real estate agents have prepared this gallery of homes throughout our busy summer season and are working hard on marketing the experiences that make our hometowns so unique and desirable. This edition of RESIDE® will be the first collection ever published with homes from the Narragansett and Buzzards Bay shores through Cape Cod and the Islands and up into Boston. We hope this publication connects you to wonderful lifestyle stories from around the globe, while tying in the memories and aspirations of a beautiful coastal retreat. We welcome you to enjoy the region that attracts everyone from visiting presidents, to families loading up their cars to cross the Cape Cod bridges on the way to spectacular beaches, waterways, and golf courses. Please explore our property portfolio featuring Cape Cod homes from the Sandwich boardwalk down to the Shining Sea Bikeway. With coastal

properties from Buzzards Bay to Woods Hole, around Falmouth’s Nobska Light and across to the shores, fairways, and greens of New Seabury, and up the coast to the villages of Barnstable, this collection of homes will help you discover the best that Cape Cod and our surrounding region have to offer. This issue of RESIDE is not possible without the dedication of real estate agents affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty, the only collection of professionals ready to serve you in each of New England’s most sought-after neighborhoods. If you aspire to find a home or sell your home in any of our great coastal communities, there is always a Sotheby’s International Realty associate nearby ready to apply our marketing vision to your goals and dreams. Welcome and thank you,

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environments, and interior designers are rediscovering the finer points of magnificent details. Here are the latest trends in art, architecture, and design. ART

Using bound books as their base, artists are creating page-turning sculptures. London-based Claire Brewster transforms atlases from the 1930s to the ’70s into flights of fancy by fashioning light-as-a-feather birds from their pages, allowing them to wing their way over the maps. “I create the birds flat and pin them so they are raised up and have a feeling of movement,” she says. Her works, which are in the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyo., and the Bury Art Gallery in England, sell for US$1,100 to US$20,000. She also produces paintings

From left: Don B. McDonald Architect; Claire Brewster; Roger Davies Photography

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rtists are using their eyes to read books in a different way, architects A are building residences that mirror their


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From left: San Antonio’s Cellars at the Pearl has two faces, reflecting its history; Claire Brewster uses paper from old atlases in her work; Natasha Baradaran’s daring bedroom design.

that are collaged with images from books and magazines. Jodi Harvey of Colora, Md., takes a literal approach to book art, recreating key scenes of stories in 3-D by breaking the printed pages into basic shapes and sometimes adding special effects like motors and lights. Her Peter Pan has page-paper children soaring over rooftops and her Tom Sawyer shows the boy floating down the Mississippi River on a raft. Her works have been exhibited around the world. ARCHITECTURE

Seamlessly integrating buildings with landscapes has long been a guiding principle of architecture. Now, some architects are taking the tenet further, creating buildings with different sides that reflect each environment they face. “It’s part of a movement to make architecture more sensitive to context, even if the context is only one street

or one block,” says architect Don B. McDonald, whose namesake firm is based in San Antonio. For this reason, McDonald’s award-winning luxury apartment complex in San Antonio, Cellars at the Pearl, is two-faced. Part of a larger cultural and culinary campus with 19th-century roots, the Cellars, an L-shaped, two-winged concrete structure of 200,000 square feet, has a forward-facing classical frontstreet side and an industrial facade along the riverfront, the one-time hub of the city’s commercial district and site of a former warehouse. “Architecture communicates just like books communicate,” McDonald says. “The Cellars at the Pearl is talking to two different audiences, two different communities.” DESIGN

Minimalism has maxed out, and rooms are reveling in the multilayered look.

“Interiors often follow trends in fashion,” says Los Angeles-based interior designer Natasha Baradaran. “Fashion houses like Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana have started to push the limits of patterns, multiple colors, and textures, and my clients are more willing to take risks lately, such as playing with patterns and colors in a single space.” In the master bedroom of one such client, Baradaran paired a purple and white marbleized wallpaper with largescale Venini sconces and contemporary furnishings, and juxtaposed them against a 1970s-style slanted-wood ceiling and wall-to-wall shag carpeting. Designer Kirill Istomin, who has offices in Moscow and New York, says maximalism’s “courageous mix of colors and textures and luxurious finishes, along with great art” allows people “to celebrate their unique personalities with confidence” and “to help tell their story.” 7


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The Craftsman Home Evolves The Arts and Crafts movement, which started more than a century ago in England, is often fused with more modern styles

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he Arts and Crafts movement, which started in the United Kingdom in the late 19th century, has had a lasting impact on home design. Its signature details can be seen in everything from English cottages and California lodges to bungalows and modern coastal architecture. Hallmarks of the style include low-slung roofs, deep eaves, large front porches, exposed beams, and the use of unadorned wood and other materials, according to Christopher Long, who holds the Martin S. Kermacy Centennial Professorship in Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin’s School of Architecture. Many of those design elements, as well as the quality workmanship and straightforward architecture, are still seen in contemporary homes, says Long, who was also co-curator of The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America, an exhibit earlier this year held at the Henry Ransom Center at the University of Texas. The movement, also called Craftsman, lasted through the first decades of the 20th century, expanding from the U.K. to the U.S. It was a response to the industrial age, when designers, architects, and artisans grew concerned about mass production taking over.


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In contrast, Arts and Crafts homes celebrated craftsmanship and handmade elements, Long says. And raw materials aren’t masked or disguised. “There’s a truth in materials,” Long says. “Wood should be shown as wood, metal is metal, and so forth.” Architects like the Greene Brothers, based in California, and Frank Lloyd Wright took up the mantle, spreading the style throughout the U.S., Long says. The movement ended around 1930, but architects and designers today borrow heavily from its key ideas. “Craftsman style gels very well with coastal architecture,” said Nick Phillips of Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty in North Carolina. “There are a lot of similarities in Craftsman and much of the Tidewater architecture that we have in our area. Craftsman features like rafter tails, board and batten, and exposed beams all fit very well with southern coastal architecture.” Phillips also points out that traditional Arts and Crafts elements work well with more modern styles. He is currently marketing a five-bedroom, six-bathroom “modern Craftsman-styled masterpiece” in Wilmington, N.C. “It’s a fusion between modernist architecture and Craftsman,” he says. “You get the clean lines and the minimalist, form-follows-function style from the modernist, but with a warmer and more traditional touch with the addition of Craftsman trim details. The result looks more contemporary than a traditional Craftsman home.” Priced at $2.3 million, the property was renovated in 2016, and features a classic Craftsman silhouette with its pronounced roof lines and front porch. But it also has floor-to-ceiling windows. 10


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This house in North Carolina, shown at left and at top, reflects a more classic style. Shown at bottom, a Jackson, Wyo., home that’s all about light and space.

Inside, the great room has both exposed beams and a bright, updated space. In Mendocino, Calif., exposed beams are a prominent feature of the Brewery Gulch Inn, a lodge represented by Sarah Schoeneman of Mendo Sotheby’s International Realty. She also co-owns the inn with her husband. “It is very much in the Craftsman style, with lots of wood,” Schoeneman says. “But it has a contemporary finish with a gorgeous concrete floor that’s stained—it almost looks like rawhide.” The entire lodge was built from redwood salvaged from the Big River, Schoeneman says. The Craftsman style touched more than just architecture. Lighting, furniture, wallpaper, and other interior design elements all were built with the Arts and Crafts treatment in mind. British designer William Morris, a leader of the

movement, became known for elaborate wallpapers, which are still available. Color choices were inspired by nature, with an emphasis on blues and greens. Paint company Sherwin Williams carries a collection of the historic colors, ranging from Library Pewter to Dard Hunter Green. At the Brewery Gulch Inn, they’ve continued that tradition, with much of the furniture and decor handcrafted by local woodworkers and artists, according to Schoeneman. The inn has 10 guest rooms, plus an additional tworoom suite. The property is listed for just under $4 million. Separately, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie School is closely associated with the Craftsman style, sharing the same attention to quality and handcrafted design. It is known for flat roofs with broad eaves that protect ample outdoor space. A contemporary home in Jackson, Wyo., builds on that concept by combining the horizontal lines of the Prairie School with concrete, glass, and Kota stone, a limestone that comes from the Kota district in India. Wooden beams and window panes, signature Craftsman details, soften the home’s sleek modern lines. Inside, the floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the Teton Range, while the cedar ceilings, built-ins, and wood paneling give the home a cozy, solid feel. The four-bedroom, six-bathroom house is currently listed for $15 million by Brett Frantz of Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty. “All the windows and the glass provide what you want in this setting,” he says, referring to the sweeping views of the mountains. “The drama is nearly unmatched in Jackson Hole.” 11


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Landmannalaugar is in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Top right: Bathers in Iceland’s Secret Lagoon.

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here are few natural offerings as serenely replenishing as a dip in a hot spring on a cold day. Primitively soothing and therapeutic, it’s no wonder that many cultures across the world and through the centuries have taken to them in one form or another. Japan, Iceland, Russia, Mexico, Ethiopia— all these countries and more boast a long history of humans basking in geothermal pools. Hot springs—simple pools of water, in rock or sand, heated by the natural movements of the earth—remain irresistible, for both pleasure and health, especially when the temperature drops. Here are some of the best springs around the world to dip into.

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The Japanese are extremely fond of their onsens, the local term for hot-spring saunas. An onsen tour would be incomplete without a visit to Hokkaido, a mountainous island in 13


the far north, where storied springs are visited by cold macaques in the wintertime—the only monkeys in the world to partake in such pampering. On Hokkaido, check out the fall foliage at Jozankei Hot Springs. Note that swimwear is disallowed in most onsens. In Gunma, a charming town full of hot springs on Honshu island, there is Takaragawa, a charming onsen nestled beside a picturesque brook in the mountains and once a popular haunt for shoguns and samurai. COLORADO

Though hot springs abound across the American West, few states offer as many pristinely beautiful ones as Colorado. At the entirely natural, spring-fed Strawberry Park Hot Springs in Steamboat Springs, the legendary ski town, there is a no-light policy. Bask, then, in their 104-degree mineral water,

Strawberry Park Hot Springs is in the upscale ski town of Steamboat Springs, Colo.

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within large natural-stone pools surrounded by pines, under a sprawl of clear stars. A small hike through the woods is required. But to really feel off the map, journey to Dunton Hot Springs in Dolores. Its six pools shine red from a skin-pleasing mineral cocktail found in the water, at more than 8,000 feet elevation. NEW MEXICO

Often overlooked, New Mexico also has plenty of hot springs to relax in. Outside the artsy mountain town of Santa Fe, check out San Antonio Hot Springs, about two hours west. Accessible by either a burly vehicle or a five-mile hike, it boasts a series of pools carved along a hillside in the stunning San Diego Canyon. In the southern half of the state is the charming Jordan Hot Springs, located in the Gila National Forest. These little pools in the woods are not far from

the Gila Cliff Dwellings, a collection of stone dwellings constructed by ancient nomadic tribes. ICELAND

Like Japan, Iceland—another highly geothermal, geologically complex country—boasts a world-class hotsprings culture. Make time for the Blue Lagoon, near Grindavík, a much-visited but spectacular bright sky-blue pool in the middle of coal-black lava fields (it also features a restaurant and a swim-up bar, along with its own skin-care line). For something more low-key, try the Secret Lagoon in Fludir, a lesser-known spot that features an active geyser. The springs at Landmannalaugar (say that five times fast), located inside Fjallabak Nature Reserve, in the southern Highlands, is another popular spring, offering breathtaking views of psychedelic mountains.


Top: Hokkaido, Japan, features sulfuric creeks, steam vents, and pits filled with boiling mud. Bottom: A man enjoys the hot spring water in Hokkaido.

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Another geothermal mountainous country, Chile abounds with springs. At the remote Termas de Banos Colina springs, at the foot of the San Jose volcano near the Argentine border outside BaĂąos Morales, are several pools overlooking snow-capped peaks. At such a chilly height, the steaming water will be much appreciated. Then, like something out of a fantasy novel, is Termas Geometricas, a Japanese-inspired hot-spring resort located within a fantastically lush canyon rainforest in Villarrica National Park, dense with fog. Cherry-red walkways suspended over a stream lead to 17 pools, each with its own changing hut. Termas Laguna Verde, located near the highest active volcano on earth, Ojos del Salado, is rustic but unforgettable. 15


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aybe you can’t put a name on it, but undoubtedly you’re familiar with M that timeworn, color-washed finish that

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Milk paint often comes in a powder form that is mixed with water to make liquid paint.

makes every grain and beautiful imperfection come to life. One of the oldest forms of paint, milk paint dates back thousands of years to ancient Egypt, where it decorated pyramids and cave dwellings. The simple, all-natural formula, as its name suggests, is made from milk protein and a combination of lime, earth pigments, and clay. When mixed with water, these ingredients make a liquid paint that can be used for a variety of applications. “Up until about the mid-1800s, paint wasn’t available to buy commercially, so people had to make their own formulas with what they had readily available,” says Sausha Khoundet, founder of Sweet Pickins Milk Paint and now owner of Old Fashioned Milk Paint based in Tooele, Utah. “Early American colonists and Shakers used milk paint to coat their furniture and interiors—and many of these pieces still look as good today, if not better,” Khoundet says. “Milk paint gets better with age.”

While often prized on antique pieces, milk paint is having a resurgence in popularity today, in part because it’s completely natural. “The formula is environmentally friendly and has no VOCs [volatile organic compounds] or harsh chemicals, and people are gravitating toward products that are all natural and safe,” says Amy Howard, CEO of Amy Howard Home, a line of furniture-refinishing products based in Memphis, Tenn. There’s also a trend toward a casual, lived-in farmhouse style. “Creating a perfect, ‘chippy’ worn finish with milk paint is the easiest way to get there,” Khoundet says, noting that customers buy her company’s original milk paint formula to recreate authentic period looks in historic homes, particularly for cabinets and furniture, as well as decks, sheds, and outdoor pieces. In addition, more people are picking up a brush because there are so many easy ways to do it yourself. “Milk paint can be used almost anywhere modern paints can be used,” says DIY expert Marian Parsons, founder of Mustard Seed Interiors and Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint in Rochester, Minn. “What it does best is soak into raw wood like a stain, but it also provides the coverage of a paint. Additionally, it can be utilized as a wash to get beautiful, authentic-looking aged effects on furniture, cabinets, walls, and floors.” Parsons explains that when milk paint is brushed over an existing finish without first sanding the surface, it doesn’t adhere completely and flakes away, giving it that signature vintage look. “This creates the illusion of old, chipping paint that looks like it could’ve been original to the piece,” Parsons says. “We have seen artisans create striking effects with milk paint using layering techniques as well,” she says. “This paint can do things that most modern paints can’t.” The formula also has the benefit of longevity. “It has an indefinite shelf life when it’s stored in powdered form, which means it won’t corrode over time,” Parsons says. Howard, whose company currently has 14 shades of milk paint based on pigments sourced from quarries in the South of France (when the quarry runs out, so does that specific shade), prizes the substance for its patina. “Milk paint has depth of color and a great deal of authenticity that evokes the feeling of time,” she says. And because the paint comes in a powder form, you can control how thick or thin you want it to be by the amount of water you add. Working with it is easy: Simply apply with a brush or sprayer, lightly sand to smooth out the surface after it’s dry for a buttery finish, and then coat with a sealant such as wax, Khoundet says. “It’s completely user friendly.” While the paint tends to feel thinner than mixed paints purchased in a can, which can take some getting used to, Parsons notes, “the advantage of the thinner consistency is that it’s quick-drying and very forgiving when it comes to brushstrokes and drips.” 17


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Opposite page: Nicolas Niarchos; this page: Boonper

ouis Sarkozy is no fashion aficionado. In fact, he says, he and fashion industry insider Pablo LGómez-Lechón were recently denied entry into a “rather

fancy hotel” in Barcelona “because I’ve worn the same sneakers for the past three weeks. I’m much more of a utilitarian when it comes to what I wear,” Sarkozy says. “It’s about comfort, utility, and simplicity.” And certainly, the 22-year-old son of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy never dreamed of entering the fashion business. But when Gómez-Lechón, who’s the founding partner of the Spanish loafer boutique Boonper, reached out to Sarkozy on social media about advertising a pair of shoes on his Instagram page, the two teamed up and created Boonper’s Enigma collection. Sarkozy, who studied philosophy and history at New York University, originally had the idea to create a line of accessories that would stylishly and discreetly honor the great intellectuals of the past, from scientists to writers. When he saw the quality and comfort Boonper provided, and the versatility of driving shoes—which suit his utilitarian style—he thought it the perfect fit. “There’s room to grow, there’s room to be creative, and there’s room to tell stories, as long as it’s subtle,” he says. “It’s called the ‘Enigma Collection’ because in an ideal world, you pick up the shoes, and you get to the very symbols, colors, designs, and fabrics of who the shoes are referencing.” The Enigma Collection’s first line, which launched this past spring, features four styles, each paying homage to a historically significant figure: Marie Curie, Sigmund Freud, William Shakespeare, and Thomas Jefferson. “They’re famous enough to be recognized by all, but also specified in different academic fields,” Sarkozy says, which is why he pitched these four, among a few others, to Gómez-Lechón and Boonper’s other founding partner, Victoria Falomir. Sarkozy says he enjoyed dissecting the work and lives of the four thinkers who inspired the first line of the Enigma Collection. “For example, to consume the enormous work of Madame Curie in two or three eloquent and discrete symbols, it’s a fun mission,” he says. For the “Curie” shoe, Sarkozy and his team landed on an imprint from Curie’s journal entry from the day she isolated radium and a radioactive symbol. The “Sigmund” moccasin sports a dreamcatcher, while the “TJ” pays tribute to the 13 original colonies. The “William” is inscribed with Romeo’s famous final line from Romeo and Juliet.

The handmade leather loafers also diverge from other designer shoes when it comes to price—the four styles range from US$330 to US$365, while most high-end loafers run between US$500 and US$700. The collection is sold internationally online and will soon hit its first storefront at a retailer in Paris. To model the shoes, Sarkozy and his team worked with photographer and the New Yorker journalist Nicolas Niarchos, who paired each style with a modern version of its past intellectual. For example, New York architect Robert A. M. Stern modeled the Jefferson-inspired loafer, and Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker was photographed in the Sigmund. Boonper plans to expand the collection to women’s shoes and other men’s styles in the coming seasons, and Sarkozy—who says his first foray into the world of fashion has been “tremendously fun”—sees the potential for the collection to expand into other accessories, such as belts and wallets. “I want this to be a very long-term relationship because it’s fun to have this little project and also try to sell our little baby that we came up with and to make it grow,” he says.

Top and at left: Boonper’s Marie Curie moccasin is inscribed with words from the scientist’s journal.

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Miranda Kerr’s 5 Favorite Things iranda Kerr’s home, she says, is her sanctuary. And her interior design style of choice is “contemporary with M clean lines and timeless pieces,” she tells Reside . ®

The Australian-born model and entrepreneur lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Evan Spiegel, 29, co-founder of Snapchat, and her sons, Flynn, 8, and Hart, 1. (As of publication time, Kerr was pregnant with her third child.) The house itself boasts lots of natural light and open spaces, she says. “With two children and another on the way I try to create spaces that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional for a family.” They also love to entertain family and friends. “So we spend a lot of time outside in the garden and by the pool,” she says. Aside from being a busy mom, she’s a multitasking businesswoman, running KORA Organics, a line of Australianmade skin-care products made of natural and certified organic ingredients. She started the company in 2009. She’s also a collector. “I love collecting pieces from all over the world, but one of my favorite things to collect is books and also crystals—I have crystals in every room,” she says. Kerr, 36, shares her five favorite items at home.

Royal Albert Friendship Tea Set

“I love to drink tea and have a special teacup (it’s one from the collection I designed for Royal Albert) that I have my tea in each morning,” she says. “If I’m traveling, I also take the teacup with me so it feels like I have a little bit of home with me no matter where I am.”

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“I love the combination of the soft pastel tone and brass base, and how the clean lines are juxtaposed by the three-dimensional front panels,” she says of this piece from her Love.Joy.Bliss line for Universal Furniture. “Simple, stylish and practical. It hides away our family board games and is the perfect piece to display family photos and fresh flowers.”

“You can find them in nearly every room of the house, from the bathrooms to my bedside table, Flynn’s and Hart’s bedrooms to the kitchen,” she says. Her husband, she says, opts for the Noni Glow Face Oil and the Turmeric Brightening & Exfoliating 2-in-1 mask. She loves the heart-shaped Rose Quartz Facial Sculptor. “It’s used to massage your face and neck to stimulate circulation and reduce puffiness while lifting, toning, and sculpting your face.” Outdoor Trampoline

Flynn’s Artwork

“I love collecting and framing Flynn’s drawings and paintings,” Kerr says. “They hold such a special place in my heart.”

Not pictured Her family spends lots of time outside, and “one of our favorite things to do is to play on the trampoline,” she says. “When Flynn has friends over for playdates I can hear them jumping and giggling all afternoon. It brings me so much joy as it reminds me of my own childhood growing up in Australia. Plus, it’s a great way to get some exercise in.”

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Omakase Everywhere Seven places to indulge in the multicourse dining style— outside of Japan

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he Japanese tradition of omakase, an extravagant multicourse meal that loosely translated means “I trust you,” T traces its history to the way sushi was originally served.

“A sushi chef’s job was always to find a variety of seasonal ingredients, and customers would then defer to the chef’s creations,” says Trevor Corson, author of The Story of Sushi: An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice. In recent years, omakase has become an even more decadent (and pricey) experience that can span well over two hours. But it has kept to its original tradition, in which the chef creates a menu suited to his or her creativity—and to the foods that are in season—and interacts with customers during the lengthy meal to create a warm, interactive experience. So, where are the best places around the globe to experience omakase outside of Japan? Here are seven to consider. 1

SingleThread, Healdsburg, Calif.

“This three Michelin-starred restaurant, led by chef/owner Kyle Connaughton in California’s wine country, offers an 11-course omakase menu that’s off the charts,” says Nancy Singleton Hachisu, a Japanese food expert and author of Japan: The Cookbook. The omakase menu, presented kaiseki style (which originated in Kyoto), features fish imported directly from Japan, such as rudderfish and Hokkaido sea urchin. “The omakase here is lovely, thoughtful, and impeccably sourced,” Hachisu says. 2

Otoko, Austin, Texas

At this intimate 12-seat restaurant tucked away in the South Congress Hotel, expect an omakase experience that blends Tokyo-style sushi and Kyoto-style kaiseki with fish flown in from Japan daily. Head chef Yoshi Okai, featured in Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs of 2017, is known for his playful take on omakase and his innovative use of ingredients such as pine nuts and black truffle oil. Note: You’ll need to book tickets for omakase three months in advance.

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Hiden, Miami

The lucky eight who are granted the passcode to the front door can expect a seven- to- eight-course omakase experience at Hiden, named for the legendary small, secret omakase restaurants of Japan. A unique passcode is emailed to guests a few hours before their seating time, and the code expires within 15 minutes of the reservation—so you can’t arrive late to dinner. The menu, served during two seatings, is the creation of chef Tetsuya Honda and sous chef James Weinlein and features cold and hot dishes, a sushi selection, and dessert. 4

Sushi Nakazawa, New York

Diners are promised a feeling of euphoria after indulging in the 20-course omakase prepared by chef Daisuke Nakazawa. Nestled in a picturesque street in Manhattan’s West Village, Sushi Nakazawa features ingredients sourced domestically and internationally based on what fishermen have handpicked for the chef. The menu, which might include bigfin reef squid, skipjack tuna, and Japanese sea urchin, is crafted in the style of Edomae sushi, the authentic sushi that was invented in Tokyo over 200 years ago. Dessert at this restaurant, which received a rare four-star review from the New York Times when it opened in 2013, is always Nakazawa’s renowned egg custard.

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The Araki, London

When Mitsuhiro Araki closed his three Michelin-starred restaurant in Ginza, Tokyo, and opened The Araki in Mayfair, Londoners were thrilled to experience his world-famous Edomae-style sushi sourced with mostly European fish. Today, chef Marty Lau—who began apprenticing under sushi master Araki in 2015—has taken the helm of this venue, which boasts nine cypress counter seats, all facing the master. 6 Hōseki, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Located in the luxurious Bulgari Resort situated on the manmade Jumeirah Bay, an island carved into the shape of a seahorse, omakase aficionados are drawn to Hoseki—which means “gemstone” in Japanese—a nine-seat dining room overlooking the Dubai skyline. Here, chef Masahiro Sugiyama serves a multicourse omakase menu where no two meals are exactly alike.

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This West Hollywood favorite serves Edomae-style traditional sushi with fish imported from the Toyosu Fish Market in Japan, the world’s largest wholesale fish market. Chef Yohei Matsuki specializes in a 22-course sushi menu that includes such delicacies as monkfish liver, sea perch nigari, and hairy snow crab. His expertise: using the aging process to preserve the fish, develop umami flavors, and create a more tender texture. Note: There is also a New York location for those on the East Coast. 23


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ringing plants indoors can open your home to a breath of fresh air, both from an aesthetic and a holistic perspective. B They add life and color wherever you put them and have a

host of health benefits. “Studies show that indoor plants can reduce stress, boost concentration and creativity, improve air quality, and, as most plant parents can attest, are therapeutic to care for,” says Eliza Blank, founder and CEO of The Sill, a direct-to-consumer plant brand with locations in New York, West Hollywood, and San Francisco. These days, finding your soil mate is as easy as ordering from Amazon. The Sill also offers plant delivery right to your door. In addition, there are online companies like Bloomscape, which ship full-grown plants straight from the greenhouse to you—already properly potted and with the necessary drainage. “Plants are like anything else these days, you can sit on your phone and order them while you’re on the subway,” says Elizabeth Stuart, principal of Elizabeth Stuart Design in Charleston, S.C. “But considering what type of plant works for you is like deciding what kind of pet fits your lifestyle,” Stuart says. “Are you a goldfish kind of person or a high-maintenance cat kind of person? Plants are no different.”


Most indoor plants need little light.

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Be realistic about your time commitment, Blank says. Plants can be delicate, and the wrong kind of care can have grave effects. “Eighty percent of plants are killed by overwatering, and the other 20% are killed by no watering,” says Fernando Wong, founder of Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design in Miami. Generally, indoor plants aren’t as susceptible to seasonal changes, Blank says. “However, the changes you make to your indoor environment (using an air conditioner in summer or heater during winter, for example) can impact your plants’ overall health,” she says. She recommends keeping houseplants away from anything that causes an extreme temperature change or a warm or cold draft, since plants prefer stability. Wong recommends species such as cactus plants and succulents because they require almost no care. “Ficus lyrata, otherwise known as the fiddle-leaf fig, is also a great choice because all it needs is a little sun and very little water,” Wong adds. Palms such as areca, bamboo, and Chinese fans are ideal year-round

indoor plants, Wong says. “Phalaenopsis orchids are also a reliable and beautiful choice because of the long time they keep their blooms,” he says. Stuart loves the dark green of a philodendron, which only needs low light, as well as African violets, which also retain beauty year-round. She recommends keeping African violets in bright light and watering them from underneath in the tray (if water gets on the leaves, it can burn them when light hits). “This is where a long-spouted watering can comes in handy. Water from the bottom about once a week, then they bloom and bloom,” she says. Handle With Care

Each variety of plant is different. Some require lots of water and others just a quick sprinkle every other week. “Many plants let you know what they need via their leaves. For example, a wrinkled leaf coupled with dry potting mix could signal a need for a drink,” Blank says. “One of our No. 1 tips for new plant parents is to know what type of environment your plants are native to, e.g. a desert or the tropics. That knowledge will help you figure out how much light your plant

needs to survive and generally how often it’ll want to be watered,” she says. Here’s the dirt on soil: “Usually, the soil that your plant comes in when you first buy it is filled with nutrients and doesn’t need any fertilizing to begin with,” Stuart says. However, over time, it’ll need a bit of fertilizer. “Also remember, overwatering and underwatering produce the same symptoms,” Stuart says. For example, when a plant looks weathered, you may think it’s not getting enough water, when actually, it’s getting too much water, she explains. “Just stick your finger in the dirt and that’ll let you know what your plant is trying to tell you.” Let There be Light

The beauty of the indoor plant is that most need only moderate light, Wong says. “You should always think about the intensity, duration, and quality of the light your plants will get,” he says. “You can have beautiful plants in very dim light, like philodendron and peace lilies, while others like paddle plant and fiddle-leaf fig need a very bright light,” Stuart says. But there are also great options even for low-light spaces. “At The Sill, we make it easy for our customers to find plants based on the amount and quality of sunlight in their home, by grouping plants by low light, bright light, and everything in between,” Blank says.

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Plants add color to a room and have a host of health benefits, including cleaner air.

There are myriad ways to display indoor plants—you need only a bit of imagination. Stuart prefers to give large plants space in a cozy corner. She also likes putting smaller plants on a bookshelf with trays underneath them to capture water and protect furniture. “You can display them in baskets or fun pots that you find in flea markets, or even in interesting silver wine coolers,” Stuart says. 25


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Brand Power There is nothing more powerful than a big name coming together with a stunning property By Iyna Bort Caruso

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hen it comes to branded residential developments, the name can make all the difference. “Luxury brands resonate with people,” says Deirdre O’Connell, chief executive officer for Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. “There’s a certain confidence customers enjoy when buying a luxury-branded product because the company’s reputation is based on it.” In Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., for instance, there is the Porsche Design Tower. It features a parking system in which a robotic arm places one’s vehicle in a private glass elevator that whisks both car and resident right to their door. Other examples include St. Regis Residences in Bermuda and Boston as well as a Four Season Private Residences in Montreal. Experts agree people are willing to pay extra for the highest level of service.

Iyna Bort Caruso is a journalist based in New York.

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St. Regis Residences Boston

Located in the heart of Boston’s thriving Seaport District, the St. Regis Residences, Boston, is a spectacular gem. Its dramatic harbor, city views, and architectural details are mesmerizing; inspired by the sea, the building’s shape evokes sails, the curve of a ship’s bow, and the movement of water. Signature amenities and timehonored traditions complement all lifestyles, while anticipatory butler services cater to every need. An entire amenity floor features an infinity-edge pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, lounge, and more. Marketed by Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty Michael L. Carucci +1 617 275 4162

St. Regis Residences The St. Regis Bermuda resort community invites you to chart your own course at its newly constructed resort. Located near the historic town of St. George’s, this 30-unit development boasts luxurious contemporary design, spanning over a 680-foot-long beachfront. Owners of these two-and three-bedroom residences at St. Regis Bermuda resort enjoy oceanfront views and enviable amenities, including a walk-on beachfront, pool, wellness center, state-of-the-art fitness center, two restaurants, a casino, and 24/7 concierge service—allowing you to curate your perfect island adventure. Marketed by Rego Sotheby’s International Realty Buddy Rego +1 441 292 3921 Penny MacIntyre +1 441 299 1508

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Okan Tower Hilton Miami Miami

The graceful curved apex and gently rippling glass facade of Okan Tower was inspired by the subtle beauty of a tulip blossom. Rising 70 stories, the building offers unobstructed views of Biscayne Bay and the city. Located in the heart of the growing Downtown Arts & Entertainment District, Okan Tower is at the vibrant center of thrilling concerts, creative world-class dining, designer shopping, professional sports, museums and theater, and dazzling beaches. The development’s partnership with Hilton Hotels & Resorts brings with it the special privileges of the legendary Hilton service. Marketed by One Sotheby’s International Realty Millie Sanchez +1 305 600 1000

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At the Four Seasons Private Residences Montreal, luxury units offer elegant layouts with living areas ranging from 4,157 to 8,969 square feet, plus private loggias of 1,000 or 2,000 square feet. With a striking contemporary design, the 169 rooms, including 19 executive suites crowned by 18 private residences, provide exquisite urban living. The hotel features a state-of-the-art spa, indoor pool, fitness center, and extensive event spaces including a 6,000-square-foot room with a large terrace. The complex also features world-class dining venues and bars. Marketed by Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec Cyrille Girard +1 514 582 2810

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Han Chong’s New Take on Luxury The Malaysian - born designer’s brand, Self- Portrait, is finding a varied fan base— from Beyoncé ­ to Michelle Obama to British royals — by redefining femininity

When you launched Self-Portrait, retailers pushed you to go for a luxury price point. You resisted. Wouldn’t it have been easier to go along?

There are plenty of brands out there designing luxury fashion, but it’s not accessible. Although it might have been easier, I wanted to bring something new to the table by bridging the massive gap between high street and luxury. I’ve always believed fashion should be more inclusive. Luxury shouldn’t only be for the privileged few. My goal in starting Self-Portrait was to change people’s perspectives on what makes a luxury brand. Leaving Malaysia to come to London— how tough was that transition?

n 2013, when designer Han Chong launched his contemporary womenswear brand, Self-Portrait, he faced a stern Iresponse from retailers: Nice designs, but not expensive

enough, they said. Shoppers expect a certain price point from luxury brands, they said. Tough, he said. Well, essentially that. He stuck to his guns, determined to offer luxurious wares at prices that aren’t cheap, by any means, but aren’t astronomically high either. The gamble paid off. His ultrafeminine dresses, with sheer lace, delicate eyelet, and frilly trim, quickly won over high-profile fans, including Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, royals Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton, plus Kate’s sister, Pippa Middleton, and a slew of other bold-faced names. Born in Penang, Malaysia, Chong, 40, now lives and works in London, and his label is sold at major retailers, from Selfridges to Net-a-Porter to Neiman Marcus. 30

It was my tutor at college who encouraged me to move to London to study at Central Saint Martins. [Which he did, and this year Chong will launch a scholarship program there to support young talent.] It’s been the most rewarding experience. London is diverse and inspiring. There’s always a gallery opening or a pop-up. I could think of no better place to live and set up a business. What did you find most surprising about London?

It never stops moving. And the one thing you’d change about it, if you could?

The weather.

Ah, yes. Does being an expat give you a perspective that’s helpful in your business?

In London, almost everyone you meet is from somewhere else. Everyone has a unique perspective on the city. However, within a business, you have to focus on building your own story and vision, rather than looking at what others are doing. When I launched Self-Portrait, I focused on creating a signature—the “Azalea” [a dress style of sheer textured lace that fast became a red-carpet staple, worn by Miranda Kerr, Bella Thorne, and Maisie Williams, among others]. It helped to get the brand noticed. A designer’s schedule includes lots of travel. Do you enjoy that, or are you a homebody?

I spend half my time traveling. At the moment, I’m still enjoying it! It’s the nature of the job that you get to meet many interesting people during your travels. But London will always be a home that I’m happy to come back to. You opened your first stand-alone store in London last year. How’s that going?

The experience was a learning curve— there is so much involved! That being said, it’s so great to have a space [in which] to interact with our customers. I love popping in to speak with them. Their feedback is so key when I’m designing. It’s all for them, after all.


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Han Chong’s ultrafeminine dresses as seen on the runway. They’re available in stores including Selfridge’s and Neiman Marcus.

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Veyla: Your Own Time, Your Own Pace The villas in Thailand offer you a chance to truly live, and focus on what matters

eyla, or “time” in Thai language, is the quintessential example of Thai modern design. These luxury villas are located V on the most sought-after land on the beachfront. The design

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was deeply inspired by the setting’s neutral colors of sand and water, and the warm tone invites the cozy feeling you get when you have some quiet time away from your hectic schedule. Veyla Natai is in the Natai Region of Phang-Nga Province, only 30 minutes from Phuket International Airport in Thailand. It is a beautiful, hidden gem with 110 meters of pristine beachfront on the crystal clear Adaman Ocean. The highly limited freehold beachfront land drives the area’s prestige status. The area and the villas offer a truly extravagant lifestyle—of waking up just a few steps away from the sand. The owner and visionary behind Veyla Natai, Prapavadee Sophonpanich, is an art enthusiast-turned-real estate


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At right: The exterior and interior of a Veyla Sea villa.

developer. She has been interested and involved in the art scene in Thailand since a young age, and was the founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Store in Bangkok. (She also was the face of the Thai National Museum, for its product design and merchandising divisions—an effort to promote the arts in an accessible way.) She is now working closely with Thai art collectors to promote Thai arts. Her passion for art is not limited to traditional Thai pieces, though. In 2008 she created real estate development firm Ideas 1606, and since then has built the brand Veyla, developing multiple award-winning high-end residences in Hua Hin, ChaAm, and now Veyla Natai, in Phang-Nga Province. Her experience in the luxury goods and retail sectors is unmatched, and when it comes to her real estate development brand, Veyla, no compromises were made. Veyla focuses on people and time—the people who choose to spend their time here and the people in the community that surrounds it. Veyla’s goal is to bring tasteful design and quality construction to luxury residential developments while only choosing pristine locations—those blessed with serenity, beautiful natural landscapes, and modern-day conveniences. In an effort to preserve the timeless legacy of the Phang-Nga Province, Veyla Natai carefully sourced one-of-a-kind furniture pieces, artifacts, and accessories, all handmade by local craftsmen, with long, traditional history. The villas embrace traditional charms with modern-day technology, using only the most advanced cutting edge technology for temperature, lighting, humidity, and ventilation control, all accessible by the smart system at your fingertips. The architectural design is mono-

chromatic with simple lines—using as inspiration the color of the sand on Natai Beach, which has distinctive colors unlike any other beaches. The interior design of Veyla Natai is based on the same color scheme; the materials are wood, weaving, and textile—made in the traditional method in a warm sand color for a soft and relaxing tone. Veyla Natai has two main types of villa­—both with three bedrooms. The beachfront villas, Veyla Beach, have scenic Andaman Ocean views. From the rooftop at night, you can see all the stars in the sky, and hear the sounds of the waves crashing into the sand. The second type of villa, Veyla Sea, is a three-story panoramic sea-view villa; an infinity pool on the second floor of each just weaves itself endlessly into the ocean. The residents of Veyla Natai can enjoy recreational facilities at Veyla Sand, a common area featuring a 25-meter swimming pool with a Jacuzzi, an outdoor screening space, a lounge, a sun deck, a moon deck, an exercise room, a chef’s table dining area, and a DJ station, to name a few. Veyla seeks to provide its residents with the most comfortable visit and stay possible. The project will be managed by the region’s leading management company, Elite Havens, so residents can rest assured their homes are being taken care of while they are away. Not just a lifestyle choice, Veyla Natai is also an investment. The villas can create income for owners when they are away. By joining the rental management program, owners can enjoy seamless service. It’s a true gift—to be able to take the time, sit still and quietly, and only focus on what truly matters to you.

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• 110 meters of pristine beachfront • 30 minutes from Phuket International Airport, Thailand • Rental management program by Elite Havens • 15 villas total • Owners’ rights: Freehold • Project completion: 2020 Villa Type 1: Veyla Beach Size: 615 square meters Stories: Two Price: US$3.2 million Villa Type 2: Veyla Sea Size: 585 square meters Stories: Three Price: US$2.2 million

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Rome’s Peak Neighborhood Monteverde Vecchio offers the “best views of Rome”

In the city of Seven Hills, Gianicolo (the English spelling is Janiculum) lays claim to No. 8. (Although it’s Rome’s second-tallest hill, it fell outside the boundaries of the ancient city when the seven were named.) Enclosed by an ancient stone wall, the hill in general—and Monteverde Vecchio in particular—offers “the best views of Rome,” says Barbara Alessio, senior sales manager for Italy Sotheby’s International Realty. There’s much to see and do in the area, which, in a quaint tradition dating to the 19th century, salutes the arrival of noon each day with the firing of a cannon.

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says is “one of the most elegant residential areas of Rome,” is bordered on the north by the ancient Aurelian Way, on the west by Via Portuense, on the east by the ancient Gianicolensi walls, and on the south by Viale Trastere. Its large, luxurious villas, built in the 1910s through the 1930s, are set among manicured gardens and are reached by sloping, winding roads shaded by trees. There is a wide price range, Alessio says, with villas commanding about €7,000 per square meter. One of her current listings, a 1930s traditional-style villa that’s 865 square meters (9,310 square feet), is on the market for €5.9 million. There are also some apartment buildings from the same period. A medium-size apartment in good condition in a nice building on a desirable street can bring €5,000 per square meter, Alessio says, adding that a penthouse would be in

the same price range as a villa. “If it has a spectacular view, the price can go up 30% beyond that,” she says. She adds that “there are lots of old-money and old-name families, and many of them have owned their villas for a hundred years.” What Makes It Unique

Small and unsung, Monteverde Vecchio offers the perfect balance of city and suburban living. “You have to be a native Roman to even know this neighborhood exists,” Alessio says. “It’s a beautiful, quiet place that’s five minutes from all the amenities—shops, restaurants, and nightlife—of Rome.” On the dining scene, locals favor Antico Arco, an Italian restaurant whose wine cellar, located in one of the city’s ancient catacombs, contains

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some 20,000 bottles representing 1,200 labels from around the world. Caffe Fiorini, open from breakfast to after-dinner cocktails, is “the kind of place you can stay all day,” Alessio says. The unpretentious Bar Gianicolo, in the Piazzale Aurelio, attracts students and teachers from the nearby American Academy of Rome. Next to it is Piazza Garibaldi, a square that appeals to tourists who gaze at its breathtaking views of the Eternal City. “People park and look at the views and sunsets,” Alessio says. “For couples, it’s a romantic spot.” Monteverde Vecchio’s Homebaked coffee shop and eatery, owned by Americans, sells treats popular in the U.S., including brownies and bagels. “It’s the only place where you can get cinnamon rolls and pumpkin pie,” Alessio says. In Trastevere, a 10-minute drive

away, Pasticceria Valzani, established in 1925, sells chocolates and desserts; Pandora Della Malva offers contemporary jewelry and art; Joseph Debach creates handmade shoes; and Polvere Di Tempo sells hourglasses, compasses, and other time-related antiques. Monteverde Vecchio has two parks. The 454-acre Villa Doria Pamphili, the largest public landscaped park in Rome, is home to a 17th-century villa and Vivi Bistrot, a restaurant with a healthy, organic menu; Villa Sciarra, named for the villa on the property, became a public park in 1932. But the neighborhood’s most prominent landmark is the Garibaldi Monument, a larger-than-life bronze statue of the statesman riding a horse into battle, commemorating the French army’s 1849 assault on Rome. Cultural life in Monteverde Vecchio is

centered on the American Academy in Rome, a research and arts institution. “It brings in artists, events, concerts, and cultural discussions,” Alessio says. Residents send children primarily to local state schools. Two well-known private international schools provide alternatives: Ambrit International School, a kindergarten-through-middle school that’s less than three miles from Monteverde Vecchio; and St. Stephen’s, a coeducational, nondenominational day and boarding school for students in grades nine through 12, two miles away. The American University of Rome is also in the area. And John Cabot, a 10-minute drive away in Trastevere, is an American liberal arts university. With all its amenities, Alessio says Monteverde Vecchio is Rome’s hidden treasure. “Once people discover it,” she says, “they never want to leave.”

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Where Art and Travel Meet These three cities shaped these iconic artists —and vice versa etting up close and personal with the art world’s biggest names is always a thrill; museums worldwide provide G easy access to priceless works by the likes of Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Andy Warhol. But to really understand these masters, it’s best to check out the cities that nurtured and inspired them. Lifelong devotees make pilgrimages to the following destinations, just to further develop their appreciation of their favorite artists:

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Pablo Picasso moved to this Catalan capital at age 14 in 1895, and studied at La Llotja art school. Housed in a Gothic building in the Plaça Palau, the school was near Picasso’s home in the Porxos d’en Xifré; from his terrace there, he painted surrounding rooftops. Museu Picasso, housed in five Gothic palazzos, features more than 4,000 items, including rare early pieces and Blue Period masterworks. A short distance from there, the Plaça Nova is the site of Picasso’s only outdoor works in the city. Picasso’s friezes decorate the facade of the Col·legi d’Arquitectes. Visitors in a hurry can take the year-round Turisme de Barcelona’s Picasso walking tour. Stops include La Llotja, the Col·legi d’Arquitectes, and the Quatre Gats, a beer hall and cabaret where the master held his first solo exhibition. Round out a Picasso-focused visit with a stay at The Serras Hotel Barcelona, a luxury haunt housed in a historic building where Picasso had his first studio in 1896.

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The landscapes of Santa Fe inspired Georgia O’Keeffe.

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To Andy Warhol—who moved to New York from his native Pittsburgh in 1949—the city was a canvas, a medium, and an inspiration. Warhol’s imprint can still be found all around Manhattan, with several key spots situated near his longtime home on the Upper East Side. Warhol was once turned down by the Museum of Modern Art; today, the museum’s permanent collection includes roughly 250 of his works, including Gold Marilyn Monroe. The Guggenheim Museum also houses a collection of Warhol’s paintings, silkscreens, and photographs; highlights include Orange Disaster #5, Self-Portrait in Drag, Electric Chair, and Flowers. Warhol fans can also retrace the artist’s steps at one of his regular hangouts. He was a loyal customer of Serendipity 3, the legendary dessert spot in Midtown East where Warhol was said to be partial to the lemon icebox pie. In SoHo, the old-school French bistro Raoul’s hosted Warhol throughout the late 1970s and ’80s. The Odeon, which opened in Tribeca in 1980, is another downtown

hot spot that was regularly frequented by Warhol and friends such as Jean-Michael Basquiat and Keith Haring. Mr. Chow, a slick restaurant known for its pricey Chinese cuisine, was one of Warhol’s favorite eateries during his later years. Warhol was a legendary shopper, and by some accounts his commercial lodestar was the flagship Bloomingdale’s. A short walk from his townhouse on East 66th Street, “Bloomie’s” was something akin to a museum of consumerism in Warhol’s eyes. Serious Warhol followers can’t leave New York without paying respects to one of the artist’s factories, as he called his studios. The site of Warhol’s first Factory, on East 47th Street, is now a parking lot; the site of the final Factory, on East 33rd Street, hosts a modern glass-and-steel building.

Tribeca’s The Odeon was a meet-up spot for Andy Warhol and other notable artists.

Georgia O’Keeffe’s time in the American Southwest served as inspiration for her paintings of New Mexico landscapes and images of animal skulls. In 1997, 11 years after her death, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum opened to the public in Santa Fe, N.M. The museum’s collection encompasses more than 3,000 works. It also oversees the preservation of O’Keeffe’s home and studio along the Chama River in Abiquiu, about an hour north of Santa Fe. The national historic landmark is open for tours by appointment. Notable hotels and resorts such as the El Dorado Hotel and La Fonda on the Plaza offer O’Keeffe-themed packages, and the Santa Fe School of Cooking offers a three-hour Cooking Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe class, which features stories and insights into O’Keeffe’s life from Margaret Wood, the artist’s longtime assistant. Culinary enthusiasts can also enjoy the O’Keeffe Table tasting menu at Eloisa Restaurant; the artfully presented, five-course meal pays tribute to O’Keeffe and the foods she grew and cooked at her Abiquiu home. Before departing Santa Fe, serious O’Keeffe fans are wise to stop by the New Mexico Museum of Art, which has a few of her works in its collection that may be on view at any given time. 37


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Creating Cozy Corners How to carve out a snug little nook that makes you feel right at home

here’s something about a snug little spot that evokes all the warmT and-cozies.

“There’s nothing that gives off a homey vibe like a cozy nook; it’s the perfect space to curl up with a cup of tea and read a book,” says Christine Markatos Lowe of Christine Markatos Design in Santa Monica, Calif. “We find that it is the small cozy areas that end up being used the most,” says Emily Williams, co-founder of BradyWilliams, an interior-design studio in London. “For the bookworm, add a reading nook with a window seat flanked with bookcases and sconces. Or, for the leisurely couple, fill an empty corner with a comfortable chair or chaise longue and a small accent table to offer an area to read or enjoy a glass of wine,” advises Donna Mondi, founder and principal of Chicagobased Donna Mondi Interior Design. Your corner can be as simple as adding a few furniture pieces or as complex as incorporating a custom window seat, Mondi says. All it needs is a stylish touch to make it a standout spot. 38


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“Creating a nook in heavily used rooms is a great way to add another layer of seating, off a master bedroom, in a kitchen, or even in an office for a change of scenery when you’re sick of sitting at your desk,” Markatos Lowe says. Mondi says she prefers to put nooks in bedrooms, offices, or family rooms. Carleton Varney, president and owner of Dorothy Draper & Co. in Palm Beach, Fla., says the best spots for alcoves are at a window, in the corner of a larger room, or by a fireplace. “Dormers in roof lines also create an exciting opportunity,” Varney says. Look to Logistics

“These should feel like defined spaces and be able to stand alone while still coordinating with the rest of the room,” Varney says. You also want to make sure the free space around seating allows for flow and for traffic to stream through naturally. “Overcrowded areas can detract from the design vision and overall aesthetic of the space,” Mondi says. Another thing to keep in mind is furniture placement. “Avoid positioning the seating so that your back is facing the overall space, or you will never relax,” Williams says. Ideally, you should have something nice to look at and/or a window on one side. If you’re considering a window seat, design it deep enough to make room for comfortable cushions, Williams says. Make Color a Consideration

Color is a matter of preference. If you want the nook to feel like a continuation of your space, neutrals are a safe bet, as are dark and tonal hues, Williams says. Just make sure you layer with texture for added interest. “Try to ensure aspects of the color palette blend from

one area to the other,” Williams says. You might also pick coordinating patterns that are cohesive with the rest of the design elements, Markatos Lowe says. But they don’t have to repeat the exact motifs in the rest of your home. “They can be distinct enough so the nook has its own identity in the room as a separate space,” she says. Varney recommends contrasting the colors of your cranny to the rest of the space to help it stand out. “If you take the color of the room and do a deeper shade, it draws your eye,” Varney says. “I always feel painting smaller spaces bolder, deeper colors (rich wine, sea blue, forest green, warm gold, for example) is more interesting; just refrain from using white, as it’s too harsh for a comfortable space like this,” Varney says. Figure Out the Look and Feel

“I love to use rich, textured fabrics for the cushions or seating. Some of my favorites are velvets, alpaca wools, and mohair,” Mondi says. “Since these are typically small-scale pieces, infuse a fun pop of color with a rich, saturated hue.” Varney loves nubby fabrics that feel like blankets. “Think comfort,” he says. “We always prefer to do a built-in piece that feels like it’s always been part of the home and opt for luxe materials like velvet and soft linens,” Markatos Lowe says. She recommends including hard surfaces to rest a cup or book. Lighting is another essential element. “If you don’t have enough natural light, consider enhancing the space with swing-arm sconces or a reading lamp,” Mondi says. And all lighting should be on dimmers to change the mood. “Other accessories, such as screens or plants, can partly zone the space,” Williams says. “And something attractive like artwork, a window, or plant will focus the eye.”

Opposite page: A bright nook created by Donna Mondi in Chicago. This page, clockwise from top: Two sleek corners designed by Emily Williams; and a pretty window seat from Christine Markatos Lowe.

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An ancient Egyptian faience necklace, from the 18th dynasty in ancient Egypt’s Amarna period, 1352–36 B.C.

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Family secrets

t Hemmerle, family business has become an art. Over four generaA tions, the company has preserved its

A new generation is making its mark at Hemmerle. detail is everything for the celebrated JEWELRY house

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high standard of unhurried craftsmanship and artisanal excellence. Stefan and Sylveli Hemmerle currently run the house, along with their son Christian and daughter-in-law Yasmin, who met at university in London and began working for the company in 2006. According to Christian, good instinct has always been at the root of Hemmerle’s success. “For my parents’ generation, it was not so much about strategy,” he says. “They just made very good gut decisions, which led them to where we are today.” Hemmerle produces about 200 pieces a year. Each can take up to 500 hours to make, and all are created in-house in Munich, where the company’s sole boutique is also located. In 1893, brothers Joseph and Anton Hemmerle founded the firm there, upon taking over an established goldsmith’s operation. Two years later, Hemmerle was appointed “Purveyor to the Court” by Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, and it soon became known for its “bejeweled fantasies”—a description that holds true today. In the 1970s, Stefan Hemmerle modernized the company by taking it in a design-driven direction, which integrated unusual materials, such as iron and wood, with its precious gems. In 2019, Christian and Yasmin continue to usher in a new era at Hemmerle. They cater to an increasingly international clientele and innovate

Hemmerle earrings made of blackened silver, white gold, and diamonds, inspired by Paul Klee.

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Above: Hemmerle’s pepper brooch, comprised of demantoid garnets, copper, silver, and white gold, from the Delicious Jewels collection. Right: Yasmin and Christian Hemmerle.

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York; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York all counting Hemmerle jewels in their collections. Christian, who also sits on Tefaf’s board of trustees, recalls a recent trip to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and his surprise at seeing works by the Dutch master alongside those by American sculptor John Chamberlain. “There were so many years between the two, but it showed me that everybody gets inspired by their surroundings,” he says of the exhibition. “Hemmerle’s challenge today is to take just a small, abstract element of something, whether it’s a shape or a color palette, and reinterpret it in our work.” While some Hemmerle jewels prioritize color and clean lines in striking designs, such as their signature Harmony bangle, other pieces contemporize history. Their Egyptian Story collection, for example, was sparked by the Hemmerle family’s visit to Cairo to meet Yasmin’s family. Inspired by ancient Egypt’s reverence for jewelry, Hemmerle created pieces based around materials like turquoise, motifs such as scarabs (dung beetles), and artifacts including faiences and amulets, to pay homage to the country’s distinct visual vocabulary. And last year, for its 125th anniversary, Hemmerle created several jewels, called Revived Treasures, such

as a necklace (on page 40) featuring a faience from Egypt’s Amarna Period, 1352–36 BC, from which emeralds and sapphires hang on a flexible strap of hand-sewn agate beads knitted over silk. Other Hemmerle jewels serve as reminders of the house’s regard for whimsy. Take for example its Tarantula brooch. Comprised of yellow gold, diamonds, sapphires, and conch pearl, the piece is captivating in its radiance, as well as in its highly realistic form, down to the chill-inducing texture of its furry legs. For their 2011 Delicious Jewels project, Christian and Yasmin designed a collection that took the form of vegetables. A book of the same name was also published, featuring recipes by food writer Tamasin DayLewis alongside the jewels. But don’t ask Christian and Yasmin to pick their favorite piece. “Like with kids, even if you have a favorite child, you don’t share it because it would do the others injustice,” explains Christian. But if you ask him which project best represents his and Yasmin’s contribution to the heritage brand, he concedes, “Definitely our Delicious Jewels. It’s important not to be too serious. Life needs humor.” Stephanie Sporn is a staff writer for sothebys.com. This article originally appeared in Sotheby’s magazine.

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in their designs using unconventional objects found in nature, such as acorns from New York’s Central Park and pebbles from Munich’s Isar River. Stones range from diamonds and jade to tsavorites and melo pearl. “My dad never looked at materials by value. He just looked at beauty,” Christian says. “He taught us to walk around with an open mind and get inspired. Obviously, diamonds and rubies are more precious than tourmalines, but tourmalines can be just as beautiful.” As Christian and Yasmin take on more responsibility at Hemmerle, and as the firm’s presence at fairs, museums, and auctions skyrockets, it is clear that Stefan’s playful imagination and passion for beauty aren’t the only attributes that have influenced the couple. Rather, his conviction empowers their steadfast belief that increased demand shouldn’t compromise their bespoke process. “Our pieces are taking more and more time to create because we are extremely detail-driven,” explains Yasmin. “We believe that it’s the last 5% of the workmanship that really makes the jewel.” As evidenced by their designs, ranging from Paul Klee–inspired geometric earrings to necklaces that incorporate ancient artifacts, art is a major inspiration for Christian and Yasmin. Institutions have noticed, too, with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New


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Bangkok at Night Top- notch spots in the Thai city— from a hotel’s rice barge to a bar serving art- inspired cocktails

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o some, the mention of Bangkok at night leads to thoughts of touristy T dinner shows and adult entertainment. But in recent years, forward-thinking owners and operators have modernized nightlife in Thailand’s largest city across various categories. Take your nighttime fun in the sprawling metropolis to a higher level with a visit to the Tower Club at lebua, home to the vertigo-inducing Sky Bar.

From an open-air perch 63 stories above Bangkok, the bar provides a show-stopping place to enjoy craft cocktails inspired by the solar system. For a sexy speakeasy experience, head to the Thonglor neighborhood, where Rabbit Hole lurks behind an unassuming wooden door. The veteran bartenders mix classic drinks featuring daring twists and creative infusions. Vesper—one of the Silom district’s


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The Siam’s Deco Bar & Bistro is located in one of the city’s hottest hotels.

coolest places for a nighttime rendezvous—provides a stage for Supawit “Palm” Muttarattana’s modern art-inspired cocktails. A mix of stylishly dressed locals flock to the green-marble bar while enjoying drinks such as the Flower Carrier (gin, rum, chardonnay, lemon, osmanthus, and bitters), inspired by the 1935 Diego Rivera painting of the same name. For performances, one of the finest opera companies in Southeast Asia, Bangkok’s Opera Siam, is nearing its 20th season. There you’ll see established classics, contemporary new works, and world premieres from Asian composers. Keep an eye out for selections from the Thai composer S.P. Somtow’s Dasjati series, a 10-part ongoing sequence that, when finished, will be among the largest unified works in all of classical music. Leading the charge among Bangkok’s high-end offerings are the city’s top hotels. Set on three acres of verdant frontage along the Chao Phraya River, The Siam is a 39-unit urban luxury resort, conveniently located in the Royal Dusit District. Guests and nonguests alike can enjoy the resort’s notable food and beverage options, including Chon, a Thai restaurant with a cooking school; the sophisticated Deco Bar & Bistro; and private sunset dinner cruises aboard The Siam’s goldenteak rice barge. The grande dame of the city’s society scene, the Mandarin Oriental,

Bangkok, dates to 1876. Perched on the banks of the bustling Chao Phraya River, the flagship property has been a must-visit for generations. Nowadays, the resort has modernized its evening offerings, luring scores of nonguests with nine restaurants and bars, ranging from French gastronomy at Le Normandie to world-class cocktails and live music at The Bamboo Bar, which has hosted the likes of Ray Charles, Duke Ellington, Dionne Warwick, Louis Armstrong, and Mick Jagger. For a truly only-in-Thailand experience, make reservations for Sala Rim Naam, an immersive experience that combines traditional gourmet Thai cuisine with live entertainment by performers in vivid traditional outfits. The nighttime is a fine time for pampering, and Bangkok is one of the world’s premier spa destinations. Most of the leading spas, while culturally rooted in ancient Thai techniques and traditions, also offer a wide variety of innovative therapies and cutting-edge technology. Several of the city’s top day spas stay open well into the evening, allowing weary travelers the opportunity to enjoy a well-deserved foot massage before, or even after, dinner. The Oriental Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, open nightly until 10 p.m., offers incredible packages, such as the Spirit of Isaan, a two-and-a-half-hour ritual that incorporates natural Thai elements such as a rhythmic bamboo massage and a body wrap consisting of

black sticky rice, coarse coffee beans, and jasmine-rice soap. The Siam’s Opium Spa, also open nightly until 10 p.m., is another primo destination for pampering. Workout warriors can opt for a private Muay Thai boxing session followed by a relaxing massage treatment. Not to be outdone, the award-winning Peninsula Spa, housed in a stunning Thai colonial-style building by the Chao Phraya River, satisfies the need for pampering until 11 p.m. nightly. For a truly local-style evening activity, look no further than where the wealthy come to play: Bangkok’s highend shopping malls. Locals stream into these modern-day temples of consumerism at all hours; some come for marathon shopping sessions, others just to cool off in the air conditioning. All of the in-demand labels and brands—both domestic and foreign— are present, and scores of food and drink options ensure that no one leaves hungry or thirsty. Among the notable options—all open nightly until 10 p.m.—are the Siam Paragon, home to impressive glass-and-steel atriums and the flagship stores of Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Versace; Central Embassy Mall, the city’s first-ever “ultraluxury lifestyle mall,” built on the grounds of the former British Embassy; and the luxe EmQuartier, which features an open-air garden, six stories of dining terraces, and a five-story waterfall. 45


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Calatrava’s Dubai Record - Breaker The famed architect’S observation tower Is the Centerpiece of the Dubai Creek Harbour luxury district

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The tower, which will soar 3,044 to 4,593 feet, will be the world’s tallest. (By design, the exact height won’t be revealed until it opens in 2020, so competitors with projects under construction can’t immediately try to inch past it. But the tower will be taller than the current title-holder, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, which topped out in 2009 at 2,722.44 feet.) Sited on the waterfront of Dubai Creek, the cultural and historic center of the United Arab Emirates city, Calatrava’s observation tower will be the centerpiece of a larger luxury development district called Dubai Creek Harbour, which at 2.3 square miles, will be three times the size of downtown Dubai. Dubai Creek Harbour is being marketed as a major tourist destination. It’s next to the 1,532-acre Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary, the home of various migratory birds and 500 flamingos. The district will have seven islands that include office, residential, and retail buildings. Calatrava, the Spanish architect and engineer who designed the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York, the Turning Torso tower in Malmö, Sweden, and the City of Arts and Sciences entertainment complex in Valencia, Spain, modeled the Dubai Creek Tower on the natural forms of the lily and the shape of the minaret. “The building’s design is inspired by the Islamic tradition, evoking the same history that brought the world the Alhambra and the Mosque of Córdoba,” he said in a statement after winning the design competition. “These architectural marvels combine elegance and beauty and mathematics and geometry. The design of the tower is rooted in classical art and the culture of Dubai. It is also a major technological achievement.” The tower, which looks like a spaceship poised for takeoff, is anchored by artful cables meant to evoke the ethereal ribbing of the lily’s leaves. The system is reminiscent of the one Calatrava employed in Jerusalem’s Chords Bridge,

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hen the World Expo commences in Dubai in October 2020, all eyes will be on Dubai Creek Tower, Santiago W Calatrava’s latest architectural and engineering feat.


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At night, Dubai Creek Tower will be illuminated by a beacon of light.

which was inspired by the strings of a harp. The cables form a gossamer cocoon around the tower’s central stem, which terminates in an ovalshaped bud-like finial illuminated at night by a beacon of light. The tower will have 10 observation decks, including the Pinnacle Room, with 360-degree views that span beyond the city. There also will be a series of decks, including two VIP observation spaces that recreate the ancient Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. One of the decks will include a café, and there will be event spaces throughout. The tower’s ground-level Central Plaza will include retail stores, a museum, educational facilities, and an indoor auditorium. In addition, the tower will have a number of balconies that rotate. Energy-efficient and sustainable, the Dubai Creek Tower will feature a hightech cooling system; water collected from it will clean the building’s facade. Landscaping and vegetation will help shield the structure from the sun, and an integrated shading system and wing doors will increase its green factor. In announcing the selection of Calatrava’s design, Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of developer Emaar Properties, said it “was a perfect fit for our requirement for a landmark that defined our urban core for Dubai Creek Harbour.” Noting that the tower will bring great economic value to Dubai and the U.A.E., he added that “it will position Dubai Creek Harbour as one of the most desired residential, leisure, and touristic attractions, providing tourists and residents with a modern, luxurious, and sustainable environment in which to live, work, learn, and entertain.” Calatrava considers the tower a vehicle for art and beauty. “This project is an artistic achievement, inspired by the goal of making this space a meeting point for citizens, not only from Dubai and the U.A.E. but all across the world,” he said in a statement. “It is a symbol of belief in progress.” 47


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Four Exclusive Estates in a California Enclave The stately homes of Woodside offer a refuge among the redwoods, and a tranquil retreat on the edge of Silicon Valley

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hen it comes to forested hideaways near bustling urban centers, few are as refined as Woodside. This town of 5,500 in Northern California is a haven for W the region’s innovators, creatives, and sportspeople: Its properties are secluded

and serene, its landscape idyllic, and the economic engine of Palo Alto and the esteemed halls of Stanford University are all within reach. This is equestrian country on the cusp of the city, and the properties here feel like sanctuaries. Whether your days are spent recreating or ideating, Woodside offers private country living to the active and discerning buyer. 1

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The best of this destination town can be seen at this traditional Woodside estate. Thanks to the area’s temperate climate, the home provides a green getaway: cloaks of wisteria, stately hornbeams, and wild grasses surround the property, enhancing the sense of history and privacy. The vibrant hub of Silicon Valley is less than 15 minutes away— and, suitably, the property includes a separate 621-square-foot office for the enterprising professional. The estate was bought by shipping magnate Captain William Matson in 1924, but it was his daughter, celebrated equestrian Lurline Matson Roth, who commissioned the world-class 2,897-square-foot stables and adjacent riding ring. This is a home that lends 48

itself to health, wellness, and active living, as further evidenced by its fitness studio, tennis court, swimming pool, spa terrace, and abundance of trails and wildlife corridors. 2

The Vintner...

This Woodside vineyard estate is tailor-made for life in the sun, and is exceptional even by local standards. Situated in a neighborhood known for its large acreage, private properties, and secure setting, this is one of the few homes in the area that features its very own field of grafted aged vines; fittingly, its wide selection of amenities includes a wine room. Built for the active family, this home features an au pair suite, a separate entertainment pavilion, and a truly inspiring arboreal playground

spanning three large trees. The home has been remodeled twice since it was built in 2009, and its interiors are infused with an airy, modern simplicity. The contemporary details continue behind the scenes, in the buildings’ many technological features and sustainable LEED Platinum-certified design. 3

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When it comes to spectacular architecture, this Woodside Italian villa is a timeless construction that unites classical Tuscan splendor with contemporary California style. When the original homeowners redeveloped the property, replacing the plot’s original Cliff May-designed ranch home, they preserved the building’s carved wood ceiling, crafted in Venice circa 1490; they knew this would be a showpiece for their new villa. They subsequently sourced and handpicked many of their materials in Italy—including wood beams, local stone, and 300-year-old terracotta roofing tiles—to build a home unlike any in the area. The result is a stunning residence


All four of these Woodside estates are listed by Michael Dreyfus of Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty. For a private showing of any of these homes, contact him directly at +1 650 485 3476.

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that evokes a rambling country estate. Nearly every room overlooks the gardens and the surrounding redwood forests; the central great room is notable for its 11-foot windows and latticed skylights. The master suite, with its signature Venetian plaster tray ceiling, boasts a bath that overlooks the meadow in the backyard, and a rooftop terrace with views of the lawns and outdoor pool. 4

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Entertaining guests is child’s play at this sophisticated family farmhouse that combines clean lines and futuristic tech to offer creative spaces and relaxation

to visitors and residents alike. The bespoke architectural touches are truly one of a kind: 40-foot vaulted ceilings in the great room are bisected by a flying bridge connecting the second-story bedrooms. This open-concept approach continues out onto porches and patios, where the home’s state-of-the-art audiovisual systems controls music and lighting throughout the house and outdoor spaces. For the growing household, that’s only half the fun. From the climbing gym and media room in the basement to the artist loft on the upper landing to the in-ground trampoline, skateboard ramp, and professional-grade putting

green in the yard, this home offers unparalleled recreation opportunities for the whole family. And all of these outdoor amenities are laid out tastefully amid the property’s mature oaks and manzanita trees, staples of the iconic Woodside landscape. Picturesque hills with towering redwood forests are yours in Woodside, where cycling paths and horse trails crisscross nature preserves and the Pacific Ocean is less than 20 miles away. With the central pillar of the world’s tech sector and some of the nation’s top schools on its doorstep, it’s no wonder artists, equestrians, and venture capitalists call this fashionable town home. 49


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Hublot’s Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Orlinski Red Ceramic.

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Color Theory When it comes to throwing shade, these watches don’t stop at the dial

lue and green dials have been on-trend in luxury watches for B years. But for those who want to make

an even bolder statement on their wrists, nothing speaks louder than a watch that fully embraces color, case and all. While PVD coatings have been used to turn case metal black, blue, and other shades, using advanced materials, such as ceramic, makes the color more than skin deep. Hublot spent four years perfecting its proprietary bright red ceramic, made by fusing heat and pressure through a special technique that doesn’t scorch the pigment. The patented material not only is vibrant and glossy, it’s also superdense, making it even harder and more scratch-resistant than typical ceramics.

The audacious Swiss brand launched the material in last year’s Big Bang Unico Red and followed up with this year’s 45mm Classic Fusion Chronograph Orlinski Ceramic (US$24,100), a limited edition of 200 pieces powered by the skeletonized automatic HUB1155 chronograph movement. Given that brand ambassador and French pop artist Richard Orlinski is known for sculpting animals in brightscarlet chromed resin, the red ceramic was a no-brainer for the faceted watch case that defines the line bearing his name. For slightly more timid souls, Hublot also makes ceramic cases in white, black, blue, and green. Ulysse Nardin also has been experimenting with alchemy, fusing lightweight carbon fiber with red epoxy resin to create the new Skeleton X Magma (US$25,000). The brand launched the open-worked Skeleton X line earlier this year, showcasing the X-shaped, manual-winding caliber UN-371 movement’s pared-down architecture, and dispensing with the dial for an unobstructed view through the watch. While the Skeleton X is striking in more conventional materials, the new carbon and resin case transforms it into a futuristic 43mm beast. The design is further amped up with fiery red applied to the indices and its namesake X framework. Even better, the material’s inherent irregular, undulating patterns make each watch unique. This year, IWC focused on its popular aviation range with several new models, including the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Edition Mojave Desert (US$9,100), limited to 500 pieces. The military-infused design claims to be the first watch with a sand-colored ceramic case. The 44.5mm automatic chronograph is powered by the IWC-manufactured caliber 69380, with a classic columnwheel design that pairs the chronograph function with dayand-date displays. The brand’s bidirectional pawl-winding system efficiently generates 46 hours of power reserve. Endowed with a soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields, a screw-down crown, and an antireflective crystal that remains secure even when air pressure drops, this robust watch is built to handle extreme missions. The unusual color chosen for the ceramic case was inspired by the Mojave Desert, home of the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. The shade, which perfectly matches the uniforms worn by Navy pilots, is created by combining zirconium oxide with other metallic oxides, bringing new meaning to the term “khaki fever.” 51


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Toy cars can mean big business for collectors

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ollecting toy cars is a great introduction to the real thing. Not only is it much less expensive, but you won’t have to C build or rent garage space to display your treasures.

As soon as there were cars, there were toy cars, with tinplate German models appearing as early as the late 19th century. Most had to be pushed by hand. A market for U.S.-made cast-iron cars (sturdy, but heavy!) developed early in the 20th century, in part because of the World War I–era blockade of German products. Hubley was incorporated in 1894, and made finely detailed vehicles into the 1990s. Competitor Arcade built a moving van that today is highly collectible with five-figure prices. Soon toy cars (some selling for only a penny) were made all over the world, in all sizes. British die-cast models such as Matchbox, Dinky, and Corgi became popular in the early 1950s. One of the most valuable toy vehicles in the world is a Tippco Mickey and Minnie Mouse Motorcycle made in Germany in 1932. A pristine example was sold for US$56,000 in 2010, a high-water mark for toy cars. RM Sotheby’s is a regular vendor of toy vehicles, which are often included as “automobilia” in the sale of large classic-car collections. Last year, for instance, a lot of five battle-scarred metal toy cars from the 1920s was sold in New Hampshire for US$1,440 as part of the late Henley Group CEO Michael Dingman’s extensive car collection. Inexpensive toys like these

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This model-car cabinet display sold in May 2016.

were often thrown away, so survivors are rare. Minic toy cars were made by the Lines Brothers in England after World War II. Most had wind-up mechanisms (though Tri-ang Minic Motorways HO-scale electrics were also made) and could be raced against each other. The Guyton Collection, auctioned by RM Sotheby’s in St. Louis in May 2019, exceeded expectations with US$11.7 million in sales. Among its lots were 23 separate Minic toy car collections, ranging from store displays to service stations, military trucks, and racing cars—some in original boxes. Ron Sturgeon, founder of the DFW Elite Toy Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, says toys with their boxes can be worth double those without. “The first thing kids do is throw the boxes out,” he says. Also disappearing are removable people and accessories. Nonpowered models are generally worth more than those that are radio controlled. Plastic models are mostly not collectible, unless they’re particularly rare. Tin cars, which are fairly fragile, are sought after. ­­­ Kurt Forry, memorabilia specialist at RM Sotheby’s, says collectors should be on the lookout for mint condition, Japanese tin/litho cars with their original boxes, and any models based on vintage Ferraris or Porsches. “Examples like the Ferrari Tipo 500/F2 by Toschi and the Alfa Romeo P2 by CIJ are classic toys

that are always on the rise if offered to the right audience,” Forry says. Also desirable: German-made Guntermann and Carette toy cars, now around 100 years old. “They have wavering values at auction compared with what they used to bring, but are still valued at US$10,000-plus,” he says. Toy expert and blogger Stacey Bindman says pedal cars are among the largest toy collectibles, but generally haven’t drawn large sums at auctions—though rare examples in excellent condition have realized thousands. A “Kidallac” pedal car from the 1950s—with padded seats, chrome hubcaps, and a detailed dashboard—sold for US$1,495 as part of RM Sotheby’s Ponder Collection auction in Auburn, Ind., in 2007. A wood-bodied MG pedal car with an automotive-grade paint job sold there for US$2,013. James E. Dobson, founder of the Antique Toy and Firehouse Museum in Bay City, Mich., says his collection stretches to 16,000 pieces—almost all truck toys. A prize in the collection is a 50-pound model of the GMC Futurliner buses that toured the country as part of General Motors exhibits in the late 1940s and early ’50s. Dobson paid US$850 for it—now it’s worth US$5,000, he says. Some models are genuine works of art. In 1980, former General Motors lawyer Ron Phillips launched the Jeron Quarter-Scale Classics, which were

radio-controlled models of extraordinary detail, some with functioning brakes and running V-12 or V-8 small-block engines. The great cost of making the models meant they weren’t a commercial proposition, and not many were made of designs that included the Maserati 250 F, the Mercedes W154 Grand Prix racer, the Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, and the 250 GTO. The Jeron quarter-size models, which cost more than US$30,000 new, were exhibited not in toy shops, but at prestigious auto events such as the Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance and the SEMA Convention. Just the engines have been auctioned for more than US$14,000. Prototypes of the 1969 Hot Wheels Volkswagen Beach Bomb, a Microbus van, are very rare. Because the buses were never mass-produced, those prototypes are worth around US$125,000—if you can find one. Today, most car models are made in China, and some—inexpensive now—could become highly collectible, especially if nobody buys them and few survive. Remember to save the boxes.

Pieces of the Guyton Collection, shown here and on the opposite page, sold at an RM Sotheby’s auction in May.

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A peek into the world’s most exclusive wine and spirits clubs

t the world’s most exclusive wine and spirits clubs, members get to experience some of the best bottles out A there. But perhaps more important, they also gain access to

the people who know why they are the best: sommeliers, wine producers, and libation gurus who have put in the hours and who know the history of the spirits, the esoteric brand biographies, and the alchemic intricacies of a spirit’s production. Indeed, there is something to be said about exclusivity. For those who can fork over the cash—and it is typically a lot of cash—and who have an appreciation for fine drink, joining one of these clubs can be worthwhile. By nature, these clubs can be a bit hard to find. To make your search easier, here are some of the world’s most prestigious and exclusive ones. Cielo Club

Part of Moraga Bel Air, a pristine estate in the Santa Monica Mountains outside Los Angeles, the name of this club refers to a block of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot vines at the summit of the vineyard, overlooking the Pacific; cielo means “sky” in Italian. Though a strenuous hike is required to reach that area, the club itself is effortless. Beyond deliveries of wine cases in the fall and the spring, it provides members with access to events at the Moraga Library Salon located on the estate, which is the former home of Victor Fleming, director of Gone With the Wind and The Wizard of Oz. Multnomah Whiskey Library

The waiting list to become a member at this cozy, stupendously stocked whiskey bar in Portland, Ore., is about two years. Nonmembers can still visit without a reservation, although there can sometimes be a long wait—but it’s worth it. Home to 1,800 whiskeys priced from $5 to $800 a glass, a bevy of heavenly cocktails, and a world-class food menu to boot, Multnomah is a pleasant place to spend an afternoon or evening. Be sure to try the elk tartare.

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Mondiale

To join this famed wine society, one first needs to become a member of France’s Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, the world’s oldest gastronomic society. The Société Mondiale du Vin (commonly known as Mondiale) was formed for members who had a passion for vino. Members, many of whom are practicing or aspiring sommeliers, get access to a wide variety of exquisite and often rare vintages. Open to professionals and amateur connoisseurs alike, new members are admitted during a special ceremony and awarded a tastevin (tasting cup) to wear. Keepers of the Quaich

Above: Cielo Club, part of Moraga Bel Air, in the Santa Monica Mountains, offers refined tastings.

It is rather difficult to become a member of this uber-exclusive society: You must have worked in the scotch industry for at least five years and be invited to join. To date, there are around 2,700 members from over 100 countries. Meetings for the group (which has its own tartan) are held twice a year at Blair Castle, the seat of the Duke of Atholl in Scotland. Honor guards for guests are members of the Atholl Highlanders, Europe’s only legal private army. These are highly ritualized, prestigious affairs, with scotch aplenty and engaging guest speakers: Ronald Reagan gave a talk at one. 55


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­­­A Passion for Chocolate Chocolatiers show their creative chops

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hocolate comes in an array of shapes, sizes and flavors, ranging from the dark, organic fair-trade bar to a sinful milk-chocolate bonbon oozing gooey caramel. And often times, the treats are so beautiful, they look more like works of art than snacks. Behind the decadence of boutique-style chocolates are passionate artisans who craft luscious sweets and satisfy cravings—and sometimes give the word “chocolate” new meaning. Here are some contemporary chocolatiers who prove there’s no limit to what can be done with cacao.

online and through her lab and retail shop on Chicago’s North Side. Adorned with the city’s architectural icons, Veruca’s Chicago Box Gourmet Chocolate Collection pays tribute to the Goose Island Beer Company, Metropolis Coffee, Ann Sather, and Wrigley, all based in Chicago. John & Kira’s

Lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Maggie Louise Callahan kindled her creative side when she opened her namesake shop in Austin, Texas. The Le Cordon Bleu alum is known for her handmade, gourmet chocolates, many featuring colorful, whimsical designs influenced by everything from a well-curated interior to the glam of Old Hollywood. The brand specializes in gift items such as the Ultimate Beauty Bag, containing chocolate lipsticks and kisses and irresistible hand-painted confections adorned with pithy phrases like “Love You a Latte” and “Let’s Do Brunch.” Avanaa Chocolat

While roaming the streets on a trip to the city of Oaxaca in Mexico, Catherine Goulet was inspired by small workshops making chocolate from cacao beans. Spurred by the idea of crafting chocolate in Montreal, she visited plantations around the world for a year, eventually establishing Avanaa in the city’s Villeray neighborhood. She imports cacao from small family farms in Central and South America, fostering direct trade and sustainable agriculture. One of eight chocolate makers in Canada using the bean-tobar approach—an 11-step process that includes harvesting, drying, roasting, and molding—Goulet produces chocolate

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sprinkled with fresh Arabica coffee, coconut-milk vegan chocolate, and a variety of gift packs. Her top pick at the moment is the Zorzal 70% bar: “The flavor profile is so rich with exotic fruit aromas, spices, and more,” she says. “It’s a real journey when you eat it.” Compartes

Jonathan Grahm is the vision behind this stylish Los Angeles–based chocolate empire, epitomizing the city’s hip art, culture, and fashion scenes. One of the youngest chocolatiers in the U.S., he took over Compartes when he was just 21 and purchased the company at age 24, adding his panache and that quintessential L.A. flair. Of all the company’s chocolate delights, Grahm’s award-winning ganache-filled truffles are the most sought after. They are handmade and taste as delicious as they look. The Nostalgia Collection, an assortment of classics, offers chocolate-dipped pretzels, Oreos, and grahams all in one delightful package. Veruca Chocolates

“Each piece we make is like a piece of art, handcrafted with love,” says Meghan Ryan, owner, chocolatier, and professionally trained chef. Beautifully designed bonbons, sea salt caramels, Champagne truffles, and other luxury chocolates are available to purchase

Honey-caramel chocolates decorated like bees, crunchy toffees, and chocolate-covered peanut-butter candies are a small representation of what this couple-owned company sells in its online shop. John and Kira Doyle support growers in their hometown of Philadelphia, using produce from urban school gardens and local farms. Their ganache-filled confections consist of a flavored cream and Valrhona chocolate emulsion coated in a waterfall of chocolate. S’mores & Caramel Marshmallow Heaven—the duo’s deconstructed s’more—combines layers of caramel, graham cracker, and milk- and dark-chocolate goodness. MarieBelle

Enthusiasm, drive, and a penchant for chocolate have led Maribel Lieberman down the path to sweet success. The Honduran native uses cacao harvested in the Americas paired with fresh fruit and other ingredients, such as English lavender, Puerto Rican rum, and Tahitian vanilla. The nine-piece New York Ganache Collection—consisting of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and other NYC landmarks—celebrates the Big Apple. Lieberman opened her first MarieBelle shop in 2001 in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, and she has since expanded to Brooklyn and Japan, with more stores in the works.

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Avanaa, top left, is based in Montreal. MarieBelle chocolates, top right, are sold in shops in New York and Japan. Maggie Louise Confections’ treats, shown below, are often whimsical.

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Orange Is the New Wine sustainability is one of the reasons this style of wine is catching on

hy are you hearing so much about orange wine? Because sustainability, organics, biodiversity— W buzzwords in the food world—are extending into your wine

glass. Soon you’ll be hearing guests at restaurants asking the sommelier how the grapes were grown, in addition to asking the waiter whether the chicken is organic. “Natural” wine, as it’s commonly known, refers to a subset of wines produced with minimal intervention from the maker. Within that category is orange wine, a style gaining traction alongside natural wine, largely because much of it is made in a manner consistent with natural winemaking techniques. Those techniques usually include using organic grapes, producing wine biodynamically (in accordance with moon cycles, among other rules), or adding nothing to the grapes in the production process: only using naturally occurring sulfites and sugars, for example. It isn’t that all orange wines are sustainably produced, but most orange wines tend to be natural because the process is more hands-off. Orange-wine producers are very interested in terroir and the true, authentic flavors of the grape. The whole grape.

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No, it isn’t wine made with oranges. And no, there’s no such thing as orange grapes. “In a nutshell, it’s white wine made like red wine,” explains Doreen Winkler, a New York–based sommelier who specializes in orange wines. “It’s white wine on the skins.” When red-wine grapes are fermented— the first step in making wine—they are left with the skins on. In contrast, whitewine grapes are pressed first, removing the skins and stems and leaving only the juice. When orange wine is made, white-wine grapes are fermented with the skin on. For this reason, some winemakers, sommeliers, and wine professionals prefer to call orange wine “skin-contact” wine. It’s more accurate, they argue, in regards to how it’s produced and also what the finished product looks like. Indeed, most orange wines take on an orange tint or hue because of the presence of grape skins, but the depth and intensity of color has much to do with how long the wine is fermented with the skins. This also dictates the taste and texture. Winkler adds that it “works out differently” depending on what grapes are used, too. In general, an orange wine tends to be more full-bodied than a white wine, with some tannins present. “It depends on the grape and where it’s from, but mostly I get an amazing nose full of nuts, flowers, and deep aromatics” with an orange wine, explains Winkler. “The mouthfeel is extremely soft and medium-to rich-bodied. The taste is very appealing.”

How to Drink It

Orange wine can, like all wines, be drunk on its own or with food. “On the palate, they [orange wines] are dry and big, and even have tannin like a red wine,” says Leo Au, the chef sommelier (aka the head sommelier) at the Upper House in Hong Kong. “I like to pair orange wine with spicy food like curry dishes and kimchi,” he says. Winkler, who recently created an all-natural wine list for an Indian restaurant in New York, and created the all-natural wine program for the Michelin-starred restaurant Aska when it opened in New York in 2013, suggests pairing orange wine with pork chops with grilled peaches, barbecued meats and vegetables, and washed-rind cheeses. Bottles to Try Winkler’s suggestions: Cantina Giardino Metodo Olimpia NV

Campania, Italy Donkey and Goat Ramato Pétillant Naturel

Santa Barbara, Calif. Meinklang Foam, Pinot Gris

Burgenland, Austria, 2017 Weingut Strohmeier “Wein der Stille” 2015 No.8, Sauvignon Blanc

Styria, Austria Au’s suggestion: Damijan Ribolla Gialla

Gorizia, Italy, 2014

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Aarón Sánchez’s Favorite Cookbooks The celebrity chef and TV judge looks for traditional recipes with personal touches t’s easy to spot Aarón Sánchez these days—with the celebrity chef appearing on television, in the kitchens of restaurants in INew Orleans and New York, as well as on bookshelves.

The MasterChef judge’s first memoir, Where I Come From: Life Lessons From a Latino Chef, was released on Oct. 1, and details how he came to be so ubiquitous. There are 11 recipes included “that really illuminate the times in my life that made a big difference,” he says. “I want people to understand that my particular interests and likes are diverse.” Sánchez, 43, opened his first restaurant, Paladar, in 1999 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. He’s also the owner and chef at Johnny Sánchez, a Mexican restaurant in New Orleans. He prefers to stick to traditional cultural dishes, adding his own contemporary techniques. And when he turns to other chefs for inspiration, he looks for cookbooks with a personal touch, too. Here are some of his favorites.

1 Whole Hog BBQ by Sam Jones

“I really love Sam Jones, the great barbecue master from North Carolina. The idea is sometimes people feel intimidated about cooking the whole hog, and I think Sam does a really good job of making it very straightforward— really sort of insightful and easy to do. The idea of smoking hogs and getting all the best parts of it I think is really amazing.” 2 Buttermilk Graffiti by Edward Lee

3 Genuine Pizza by Michael Schwartz

“Michael Schwartz did this unbelievable book that talks about pizza and demystifies how hard it is to make pizza. He’s doing a really good job of making pizzas in a way that is very accessible to families, and I really love what he’s doing—talking about pizza doughs, how to do the step-by-step, then building pies based on what you love.” 4 The Power of Sprinkles by Amirah Kassem

“Amirah is actually from my hometown of El Paso, Texas. She’s really cool,

and she’s put a lot of fun into making cakes. Kind of what [Milk Bar founder] Christina Tosi has done—doing a lot of fun, new innovative stuff that’s playful. Serious, but also super fun. So I’m really in love with The Power of Sprinkles.” 5 Aloha Kitchen by Alana Kysar

“I do a lot of events in Maui and Oahu—I’m just a big fan of the islands. This book encompasses the traditional stuff but also brings to life a lot of the things ... that might seem a little bit foreign to people. This book does a good job of demystifying all of that and making these Hawaiian recipes really sing. You don’t have to be on the islands to cook that food.”

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“This book is really his journey of meeting folks in the Appalachian Mountains, cooking food, and having really good stories. While the stories

have recipes behind them, it’s more about the experience.”

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Paul Arnhold, whose work is shown above, adds his own twist to classic silhouettes.

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the discovery of glass remnants in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem. But today, hand-blown glass is on trend and treated as art. Some glass artisans create one-of-a-kind works, and interior designers often commission them to craft pieces for their clients. “We tend to use hand-blown glass as accessories, votive candles, glassware, pitchers, vases,” says interior designer Michael Violante, principal and partner of V&R Interiors in Santa Fe, N.M. He and his partner, Paul Rochford, have selected hand-blown lighting fixtures for clients that were “absolutely gorgeous” and unlike any other. “If you want a focal point, hand-blown glass lighting can accomplish a lot in terms of upping your decor,” Violante says. Rochford says hand-blown glass creates visual interest in a room. “So many elements in decor are geometric, and hand-blown glass is free-form,” he explains. “So every piece, no matter how small or what it is used for, becomes a piece of art.” Glass blower Paul Arnhold, who’s based in Brooklyn, N.Y., takes his inspiration from classic silhouettes but adds his own twist. “I want each piece to be something I’ve never seen before,” he says. “My best-selling glass is bold and statement-making—playful shapes with interesting color combinations.” Often his work is utilitarian. “You can take a wavy bowl off the coffee table, fill it with crushed ice, and use it to serve caviar,” Arnhold explains. “Or you can

fill a vessel with freshly cut flowers.” Unlike mass-produced items, handblown glass is irresistibly imperfect. “The mark of the hand is what we are always drawn to,” says architectturned-lighting-designer Alison Berger of Alison Berger Glassworks in Los Angeles. She explains that individuals are naturally attracted to the fluidity, irregularity, and flaws of hand-blown glass. “It’s a subconscious draw,” she says. “When you realize that something is made by hand, the piece just feels different.” Berger designs and fabricates high-end lighting fixtures and accessories sold to designers and architects. She employs age-old glass-blowing techniques when creating her art-like pieces—such as the Word Pendant, etched with the writings of Leonardo da Vinci. Each fixture is meant to be layered in a room and take on a sculptural quality rather than act as the primary source of light. “The work we do is electric candlelight,” she says. Beyond pendants, sconces, and chandeliers, Berger offers decorative objects and furniture. Clients use these collectible hand-blown pieces in nearly every room, including libraries, stairwells, and even kids’ rooms. To tell whether an item is handblown, look for tiny bubbles and imperfections. Even the most precious piece might not be entirely symmetrical—and that’s essential to its allure. “In a world of uniformity, there’s something really beautiful in knowing that something was handcrafted,” Berger says. “It’s unique because of that. That elevates the piece. That elevates the story.”

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Regal Rugs Ben Soleimani’s “attainable luxury” cuts out the middleman

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esigner Ben Soleimani’s goal for his textile company is an impressive D one: to offer “revolutionary pricing for

Ben Soleimani’s rugs are inspired by nature, travel, and contemporary art.

the quality of the design.” After years of designing for others, he decided it was time to create his own brand, launching the eponymous Ben Soleimani line in February 2019. “I saw an opportunity in the market to bring design-center quality directly to consumers at unprecedented pricing,” he says. And it was a business with which he was very familiar. A fourth-generation designer and purveyor, Soleimani’s family owns Mansour, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious antique rug dealers (they have a royal warrant from the Prince of Wales, which means they’ve designed for the royal family). So growing up, Soleimani’s world was fibers, textures, and weaves. Born in Iran and raised in London, he was already drawing designs at the tender age of 7 to pass the time at school; by 8, he could identify any rug by origin. As a young man, Soleimani, 47, opened an outpost of Mansour in the U.S. and ran the business for decades before leaving to partner with Restoration Hardware, where he launched a collection in 2010. Now, Soleimani’s new direct-toconsumer business sells superior-quality rugs, pillows, and throws without going through a middleman or compromising on quality. His company is the source, enabling him to keep costs down—his rugs range from $445 to $2,595. He also offers special pricing to industry professionals through a dedicated trade program.

Based in both Los Angeles and London, the company produces designs that are “modern, but timeless and practical,” Soleimani says. “I stick to a neutral palette most of the time. I want my offerings to be as beautiful today as they will be decades from now.” Soleimani’s inspiration comes from “nature, travel, contemporary art, and the seemingly mundane, like the patina of a weathered wall, or the way the sand is shaped by the water,” he says. And his approach to design is rather minimalist: “I take all my inspiration and knowledge of an item and try to translate it into something that is vastly simplified. I appreciate traditional design, the care and quality, but I lean toward the simple and beautiful. I redefine and simplify—it is one of my signatures,” Soleimani says. For his creations, Soleimani works with a wide variety of materials, including wool, silk, wood, stone, brass, leather, and linen, all of which he sources himself. His rugs often take months to make, since they are handwoven by expert artisans. Styles include contemporary, traditional, Moroccan, indoor/outdoor, and flat-weave designs. While right now the business is only online, there are plans to open brick-and-mortar stores in key cities across the country in the near future. But first, Soleimani is focusing on the launch of his furniture collection. “The offerings are contemporary, with natural materials, good lines, and attention to detail,” he says. “It’s both your foundation pieces and designs that are showstoppers.” 63


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WATERFRONT ESTATE IN WEST FALMOUTH FALMOUTH

6 Uncatena N This architect-designed, custom-built home is the last waterfront property in The Cliff Estates community, which has its own association sandy beach. Set above the flood zone on a ½ acre property with unobstructed views of Buzzards Bay, this home awaits your finishing touches. Relax here on any of the 3 decks, in the heated salt water pool or inside with its spectacular water views. On the main floor: a home office and an open floor plan uniting the living room, dining area and kitchen. The lower level offers additional entertainment space, with full bath second laundry and direct access to exterior activities. Sliders open to the pebbled pool deck and stairs to the ocean’s edge where a small deck provides a private spot for sunset-viewing. On the upper level are the sleeping quarters, all gifted with ocean views: the master bedroom suite, one guest bedroom with bath en-suite and two other guest bedrooms that share a bath. Designed for a discerning buyer. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 6UNCATENA.COM

$4,290,000

BEACHFRONT IN POPPONESSET POPPONESSET

15 Deans Hollow Road The ultimate beach house in Popponesset is now available! This architectural designed home features a beautiful entry way foyer leading you into the open living/dining/kitchen area overlooking Nantucket Sound. Three generous sized bedrooms with additional study, two full baths and a laundry room. Soaring ceilings and wall-to-wall windows provide multiple vantage points for gazing out at Nantucket Sound. A sprawling deck for outdoor entertaining space and short distance to sandy beach out front. Perfect for anyone, this home is ideally situated to be the quintessential sophisticated beach house! FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 15DEANSHOLLOW.COM

$2,995,000

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OCEANFRONT WITH DOCK MASHPEE

228 Wading Place Road This is a rare opportunity to purchase one of Cape Cod’s premier oceanfront parcels with its own dock. Enjoy glorious sunrises over Nantucket Sound, take a trip to Martha’s Vineyard or a fishing adventure from your own dock or just relax on the white sandy beach. Savor the smell of the salt infused air with views over the Atlantic to Hyannis and down the inlet of Popponesset Island. There is a year round cottage with a three bedroom septic currently on the property. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 228WADINGPLACE.COM

$3,495,000

WATERFRONT ON SCRAGGY NECK CATAUMET

43 Pasture Road On the shore of Megansett Harbor. this home is situated in a community that offers seasonal security, tennis courts, anchorages, a playground, and sandy beaches for swimming, fishing and water sports. This classic cedar-shingled home is a year-round retreat offering four bedrooms and two full baths. The heart of the home is a open-plan kitchen and family living area filled with light from plentiful oversized windows and sliding glass doors. The Michael Thomas designed kitchen features stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, timeless cabinetry, hardwood flooring and counter seating. The adjoining living area boasts reclaimed oak floors and opens to an inviting deck. Beyond the deck, a lush lawn unfolds toward the water and 155± feet of private beach - ideal for kayaks, paddle boards, fishing and boating. Adding to the appeal: attic space, a full basement, and an outdoor shower. The 1.64± acre property boasts gorgeous water views and mature trees that provide delightful greenery and privacy. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 43PASTUREROAD.COM

$2,495,000

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WATERFRONT HOME WITH DEEP WATER DOCK EAST FALMOUTH

72 Eel River Road Magnificent residence with 75’ deep water dock and breathtaking views of the stunning Eel River, Vineyard Sound and beyond! This contemporary Cape, custom built in 2008 with endless high-end details, has water views from virtually every room. The open kitchen, dining, living room leads out to the waterside wrap around deck. Three first floor bedrooms, two full and one half baths, and laundry complete the ease of first-floor living. The second floor comprises a guest suite and a large fifth bedroom or media room, including its own waterside balcony. The three-car heated garage and large walk out lower level provide ample storage, along with the exterior shed. Landscaped to perfection with a fire fit, patio and oversized outdoor shower. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 72EELRIVERROAD.COM

$2,595,000

MAGNIFICENT WATERVIEW RESIDENCE EAST FALMOUTH

96 Highwood Lane Presiding majestically atop one of the highest elevations in Falmouth with magnificent west facing panoramic views of Buzzards Bay, this gracious and sophisticated estate home features over 9,200± sq. ft. of exceptional living space on 4 levels with 6 bedrooms, 5 full and one half baths. Enjoy captivating sunsets in the luxury and comfort of this extraordinary home with an open floor plan, custom Chef’s kitchen with butler’s pantry, and multiple gathering spaces. From the moment you enter the foyer, you will be drawn to the breathtaking views of the Bay through the floor to ceiling windows of the grand great room. Infused with elegance and refinement, the sizable master bedroom suite was designed for privacy, calm and exceptional views. For entertainment and leisure, the lower level is tastefully finished with fitness studio, billards, wet bar, spa area with steam shower, and access to outdoor jacuzzi. This exquisite property is located in the desirable country club neighborhood of Ballymeade Estates with both public and private golf courses, clubhouse, and fine dining. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 96HIGHWOODLANE.COM

$2,495,000

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SANDWICH SEASIDE STUNNER SANDWICH

349 Phillips Road If you have been searching for luxury at the beach, this is the home you have been waiting for. Built with the highest quality details and coastal design. As you enter the foyer you are welcomed by the wonderful moldings and wood floors in beach tone colors. With views from almost every room, this open concept living space is picture perfect with the gas fireplace, custom built ins and spectacular kitchen with stainless steel appliances, an over sized island and pantry. The first floor master suite offers spectacular views of the bay and a luxurious bath with walk in closet. The front family room is the perfect place to relax after a day on private Sagamore Beach. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 349PHILLIPSROAD.COM

$2,349,900

LITTLE-NECK ESTATE WEST FALMOUTH

102 Chapoquoit Road Known as, ‘’Little Neck’’, welcome to this magical, one-of-a-kind property situated on 9± acres of extraordinary private natural setting in the heart of West Falmouth. Tucked away on Chapaquoit Point the property sits between 840± feet of frontage on West Falmouth Harbor and the Salt Pond and Dunes of Buzzards Bay to the west. There is road accessed from both Chapoqouit Road and Little Neck Bars Road and is the Ideal location for access to Chapoquoit Beach, Black Beach, Bowerman’s Beach Club, West Falmouth Harbor, Shining Sea Bike Path, and West Falmouth Village. Little Neck is a majestic, classic shingle style summer cottage built in 1907 that has maintained its architectural details throughout the home. A covered farmer’s porch wraps around the cottage where you can enjoy lazy summer days. Meandering pathways created on the property will take you through an enchanting cedar forest to the water’s edge. There is a detached 3 car garage on the property, and an additional parcel of land that abuts the Chapoquoit bridge that belongs to the home as well. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841659

$2,600,000

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34 ACRE ESTATE WITH PRIVATE POND SAGAMORE BEACH

270 Williston Road Ocean and marsh views and mature plantings surround this remarkable 34± acre Sagamore Beach estate. The salt water heated pool, pool house, private pond with dock for kayaking and fishing, and 3 bay garage are only a few of the amenities. Light and space abound in this traditional shingle-styled residence offering 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths and 3 half baths, 7 fireplaces, a generous gourmet eat-in kitchen, library, family room, game room, and sun room. Newly constructed in 2001, this hidden treasure is architecturally sited at the end of a winding drive creating consummate privacy. Close to tennis and golf clubs, shops and restaurants, this gracious home is welcoming and provides ample space for entertaining guests or family gatherings. Located in one of Cape Cod’s most desirable and recognized seaside villages, this is a must to see. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 270WILLISTONROAD.COM

$2,190,000

WIANNO CONVENIENT SECLUSION OSTERVILLE

40 Woodland Avenue That ineffable essence of summer: long, endless days spent soaking up sun from your spacious deck and when adventure calls, searching nearby shoreline for sea glass, and other buried treasures. Then there is biking into town to make the difficult choice of which ice cream purveyor to visit before heading down to watch the sun set over the Yacht Yard. This year and every year, enjoy summer in Wianno at this 3,904± square foot residence, built in 2009 and lightly used since. Live large on .48± acres with every possible amenity: chef’s kitchen, first floor master, mud room, five bedrooms, three baths and a screened in porch. Absolutely perfect in every way, this rare offering epitomizes the timeless ideals of a classic Wianno retreat. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 40WOODLANDAVENUE.COM

$1,995,000

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PRIVATE ESTATE SETTING OSTERVILLE

308 Eel River Road This private estate setting property is comprised of the main home, pool house (with living area, kitchenette and full bath), infra-red heated gunite pool, tennis court, screened porch and various private outdoor entertainment areas with mature plantings, koi pond, and pristine landscaping. The home is set on a .91Âą acre lot in a desirable Osterville private neighborhood within easy access of village amenities. There are deeded beach rights across the road to a saltwater bay. The original home was totally restored and expanded by a quality Osterville builder in 2000. Hardwood floors, custom cabinetry, generously sized rooms with open living space and newly installed generator make this the perfect summer sanctuary or year-round home. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 308EELRIVERROAD.COM

$1,950,000

OSTERVILLE CUSTOM BUILT OSTERVILLE

141 Hollingsworth Road Quality and craftsmanship are evident throughout this custom shingle-style home. Located in the heart of Wianno, this elegant residence is just moments to the village of Osterville and Dowses Beach. This home welcomes you with an open floor plan, state of the art kitchen, light-filled dining, living room overlooking bluestone patio with built-in grill, fire pit, and mature landscape, and a master suite. The second floor has an additional family room, with three additional bedrooms and two full baths. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 141HOLLINGSWORTH.COM

$1,795,000

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LAMB & LION INN WEST BARNSTABLE

2504 Main Street, Rte 6a The Lamb and Lion Inn, winner of numerous awards and outstanding reviews, is located on historic Rt. 6A in West Barnstable. Sited on 3.25± acres there are hundreds of acres of walking and hiking trails across the street, Sandy Neck Beach is only 3 miles away and Barnstable Village is right down the road. The owner’s quarters offers eight private rooms including three bedrooms. The original Cape was built in 1740 and additions were added in the 1800’s. The Inn offers 10 rentable ensuites, 6 of these suites have kitchenettes. One of these suites is a converted barn which can sleep 6. Abutting this room is another ensuite that sleeps 4, in total this Inn can accommodate 26 guests. Some suites offer private decks and outdoor spaces to relax. There are 7 wood burning fireplaces, 5 gas fireplaces, a guest gathering room for breakfast and kitchen space. A detached wellness building has 2 private massage rooms and a yoga/exercise studio. After visiting the beach enjoy the saltwater solar heated pool and a 6 person Hot Springs hot tub, and a outdoor fireplace. The Inn is in great condition and comes completely furnished and ready to go for you to start your new adventure. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522, 2504MAINSTREET.COM

$1,425,000

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INTEGRATION & COLLABORATION HOW ONE FIRM ELEVATES THE DESIGN & BUILD PROCESS

By Polhemus Savery DaSilva

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olhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders (PSD) has spent over two decades designing and building beautiful custom homes throughout southeastern New England. As a fully integrated architecture, construction, landscape architecture, and property services firm, PSD collaborates closely with clients to create timeless and character-filled homes that work for the way each client lives now, are adaptable for the future, and remain beloved for generations

to come. Featured here is “Sundowner,” a home with broad flat columns, big overhangs, crisp triangular roof shapes, window sizes ranging from extra small to extra large, fat window muntins, and a flaring copper chimney cap, all which give it the iconic character of “home” that a child’s drawing might evoke. Slight exaggeration combined with traditional forms makes the house feel familiar but different; timeless but fresh and unexpected; inviting but bold. Featured opposite is “North-by-Northeast,” a home that sits on a bluff at a point where the highland bends, creating a promontory from which much of the several square mile Nauset marsh, dune, and beach system can be seen. Spectacular views span from northwest to southeast, although the bend in the shoreline created a triangular lot with planning challenges. Turning challenges into design opportunities, a robust home was created that acts as a knuckle, maximizing frontage to the wrap-around view and taking full advantage of the high plateau above the beloved beach and ocean. As special as the homes PSD creates is their highly collaborative process. A leading integrated firm in the area, the team provides a turn-key approach that seamlessly connects architecture and construction, ensuring single-source accountability and creative continuity from inception to completion. From site selection to architectural design to building construction and detailed handwork, PSD shepherds every project via a carefully coordinated process. The team emphasizes clear, direct communication to keep clients engaged and excited, alerts them as decisions are needed, and shares progress at every step. The contentiousness and uncertainty that often characterizes home design and construction is gone. In response to the demand for information and clarity, PSD shares a project management system with their clients. “They share our screen and can see it from anywhere,” Aaron Polhemus, PSD President & CEO says. “It gives the client full transparency and visibility and it streamlines the process with multiple points of contact. It forces everyone to stay on track.” PSD’s main office is located in East Harwich, on Cape Cod and their satellite office is located in Hingham, on the South Shore. To learn more about the firm and view additional projects, please visit www.psdab.com.

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2.8 ACRE NORTH BAY WATERFRONT OSTERVILLE

209 Bay Street Don’t miss this rare opportunity in Osterville, 2.8± acres of waterfront overlooking North Bay, Crosby Yacht Yard and the Wianno Golf Course. The view is ever changing from morning light to sensational sunsets. This unique location is set in the center of all Osterville has to offer: dining, shopping, boating golfing, and shellfishing. The main house has 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, and a deck all with expansive water views. An guest house/workshop with one bedroom, and a separate barn on site. Spend the day on your private beach, or head out on the water, and then to town for dinner. The possibilities for this property are endless and rarely available. Property is being sold in ‘’As Is’’ condition. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 209BAYSTREET.COM

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CREATIVELY DESIGNED WITH OCEAN VIEWS NEW SEABURY

69 Triton Way A slice of heaven awaits in New Seabury at this sparkling new seaside custom-built Gambrel with mesmerizing views of Nantucket Sound! This breathtaking new home offers the finest state-of-the-art features with amazing architectural quality and design offering 5 bedrooms, 7 baths, open floor plan ,a finished lower level for overflow guests and a second kitchen with a full bath off the in-ground pool/patio entrance which can also be an optional use as an in-law suite. Located in New Seabury’s luxury oceanfront community, this property is close to New Seabury’s lifestyle membership amenities, including its beach club/cabana, stunning golf course, tennis courts/fitness club, country club and much more. Furnishings are negotiable. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 69TRITONWAY.COM

$2,339,000

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CUSTOM BUILT WATERFRONT WITH DOCK WAQUOIT

82 Meadow Neck Road Imagine your own architect-designed home on Hamblin Pond, offering direct water access to Nantucket Sound from your association dock that can accommodate a 23-ft. boat. The home itself is 4,000± sq. ft. of handsome light-filled rooms that flow well on both floors. The foyer frames the fireplaced living room and wrap-around deck. The main floor features a master bedroom suite with deck access, generous dining area, chef’s kitchen and eat-in area with its own door to the deck. The back hall leads to a powder room, large laundry room, and access to the two-car garage. There are mahogany floors throughout. The second floor offers a home office and 3 guest bedrooms: 1 with ensuite bath, the other 2 sharing a bathroom. There is an unfinished basement with walk-out access to fenced back yard. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 82MEADOWNECK.COM

$1,750,000

WINGS NECK OCEANFRONT POCASSET

430-440 Wings Neck Road Available as two separate lots: 430 Wings Neck Road is a four bedroom gambrel house built in 1958 and 3.9± acres for $1,495,000; 440 Wings Neck Road is a building site listed for $1,295,000 with 3.7± acres. Both lots can be combined for $2,595,000 and a total of 7.6± acres. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 WINGSNECKESTATESITE.COM

$2,595,000

A STEP BACK IN TIME CATAUMET

48 Red Brook Harbor Road Rich in history, the A.L. Aldrich house is now available for new ownership. The 1.84± acre parcel has rolling grounds to Red Brook Pond, an inground pool with pool house. The main level includes two kitchens, large living room/dining hall, 4 common rooms, and two front rooms facing the harbor that spill out onto the porch and expansive back deck. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 48REDBROOKHARBOR.COM

$1,490,000

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UNCLE STEPHENS TO BE BUILT WEST DENNIS

22 Uncle Stephens Would you like to create your ideal Cape Cod dream home? With permits in place, this rare opportunity to build your own estate on Uncle Stephens Pond is found just steps from a Nantucket Sound access path. Walk the beach in the morning, and then swim in the refreshing salt water before talking boats with the sailors at the yacht club. Ocean infused breezes, the sun glinting on cerulean water and mile after mile of endless sugar sand beaches can be a part of your life now since all permits and approvals are in place. Bring your own builder, modify these plans if you must, then close your eyes and imagine the reality that can be yours by next summer on Uncle Stephens Road. House photos for illustrative purposes only. Please verify all information contained herein. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404166

$1,790,000

RENOVATED OYSTER HARBORS CAPE OSTERVILLE

140 Pineleigh Path Classic newly renovated Cape Style home on the private, gated island of Oyster Harbors and overlooking the golf course, is ready for immediate occupancy. The fabulous chef’s kitchen hosts top of the line appliances and is an inspiring place to cook and entertain. A combination of comfortable indoor and outdoor spaces provide a well balanced lifestyle for family and guests. There is a first floor master suite, and 3 additional bedrooms with new bathrooms on the second floor. The 1 acre lot provides a private setting, with mature landscaping, sweeping golf course views, along with room for a pool. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the Cape Cod lifestyle, along with 24-hour security. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 140PINELEIGHPATH.COM

$1,750,000

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FARM VALLEY IN OSTERVILLE OSTERVILLE

47 Farm Valley Rd This custom contemporary cape is set on a beautiful 1± acre lot filled with mature trees and flowering perennials in the established neighborhood of Farm Valley. The first floor features an expansive light filled open concept gourmet kitchen and family room with gas fireplace, a large master suite with built-ins, an executive home office and sun room surrounded by windows leading to a large deck overlooking the professionally landscaped back yard. The second floor has a landing for reading or watching TV, one en suite bedroom and a guest room with shared bath. This property is located close to Cape Cod Academy and the village of Osterville, Dowses Beach and Joshua’s Pond. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 47FARMVALLEYROAD.COM

$1,350,000

LUXURY WATERFRONT HOME WITH DEEP WATER DOCK MASHPEE

26 Quaker Run Road Boat from Shoestring Bay to Popponesset Bay and out to Nantucket Sound from this gorgeous waterfront home with deep water dock. Enjoy luxury living at its finest with spectacular waterviews from almost every room in the house. Soaring ceilings complement the open living space made for entertaining and the newly remodeled kitchen is a chef’s dream. Some of the many upgrades include: a cozy breakfast nook, great room with floor to ceiling stone fireplace, dining room with custom built- ins and a stunning first floor master bedroom with private door to deck, 2 walk in closets and ensuite bath. To complete this not-to-be-missed home, the second floor offers 3 large bedrooms, a full bath and bonus room. An adjacent waterfront lot is also available for purchase and has deep water dock potential. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841856

$1,750,000

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SEASIDE HOME WITH POOL & BEACH EAST SANDWICH

40 Torrey Road Located in one of Cape Cod’s most desirable beach communities this custom built contemporary colonial with ocean views is set on a 1.37± acre lot only yards away from the private association ocean beach. The sunlit rooms are gracious and there is ample space for entertaining on the main level or by the pool and patio. The expansive chefs kitchen with double islands, eating area and work station is convenient for a busy lifestyle and opens to the yard, deck and pool. Work from home in the custom designed office with built ins. The living room and family room with dramatic stone fireplace and oversized windows provide additional recreational areas. A grand master suite, and 3 generous bedrooms complete the second level. This home has captured the essence of sea side living at its best! OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 40TORREYROAD.COM

$1,495,000

OCEAN VIEWS IN POPPONESSET MASHPEE

10 Menemsha Road Brand new construction with pond and ocean views with room for all! Luxuriate in this super high end contemporary Popponesset beach home with a custom kitchen and open floor plan for entertaining. The centrally located kitchen opens to the living room with a fireplace and dining room with 8’ sliders out to the deck. A master suite and additional half bath and laundry room complete the first floor. Upstairs you will find a family room with sliders to deck and two additional bedrooms with full bath. The lower level gives you even more room with the fourth bedroom, second family room, full bath and utility area with storage. Gas heat with central air conditioning, a generator and on demand hot water are great features. Act now and get ready for summer! FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 10MENEMSHAROAD.COM

$1,429,000

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SPECTACULAR OCEANVIEWS NORTH FALMOUTH

35 Pine Bank Road This brand new custom home overlooks Megansett Harbor with endless ocean and harbor views. Just a short distance to a sandy beach and public boat ramp with deep water access to launch your kayak, paddleboard or boat, this gorgeous new construction home with superior high-end finishes is ready for immediate occupancy. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 35PINEBANKROAD.COM

$1,695,000

STUNNING OSTERVILLE CAPE OSTERVILLE

81 Farm Valley Road This is perfection. This young Bayside built Cape has an open floor plan ideal for entertaining. The first floor master is oversized with access to private deck. The lower level is amazing with a private bath. You will be impressed by the size and design of this outstanding home located on 1.12± acre manicured lot. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404057

$1,550,000

WEST FALMOUTH WATERFRONT WEST FALMOUTH

23 Deely Lane This waterfront home is located on Mashapaquit Creek. Sit and take in this incredible ever changing view. Impeccably renovated in 2005 and lovingly maintained, this magnificent contemporary ranch home has 2+ bedrooms and an open floor plan. The location’s on a dead end street and is close to the Shining Sea Bike Path. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 23DEELYLANE.COM

$1,350,000

DEEDED WATER ACCESS OSTERVILLE

44 Eel River Road Capture the lifestyle you have been dreaming about in this home located a short distance to everything Osterville has to offer. This home welcomes you with a sun-drenched kitchen and a spacious deck leading to a private backyard perfect for building memories. Meander down the deeded path to West Bay for a beautiful sunset, quick swim or paddle boarding. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 44EELRIVERROAD.COM

$1,250,000

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RENOVATED HISTORICAL BEAUTY COTUIT

886 Main Street In the heart of Cotuit village! Watch the Fourth of July parade, catch a Kettleers baseball game or launch your kayak from the Town Dock. This 1830 iconic mansard roof colonial is located on a corner lot across from Memorial Park and the Cotuit Library. Recently renovated throughout by Peter Pometti, the interior captures its historical character with all the modern amenities of today. The large living room has beautiful built-ins, gas fireplace and french doors to an enclosed porch. Formal dining room and a beautiful upgraded custom kitchen. First floor has a bedroom and a separate full bath. Upstairs includes three large bedrooms, two full baths and doors out to a second floor deck. Imagine creating Cape Cod memories with your family and friends, at this outstanding Cotuit village property. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 886MAINSTREET.COM

$1,325,000

SIPPEWISSETT PONDFRONT ESTATE FALMOUTH

352 Sippewissett Road This gloriously appointmented post and beam house has the epitome of open floor plan living. A welcoming foyer leads you into the main house. Soaring cathedral ceilings throughout the main living, dining and family room which overlooks Miles Pond. Abuts 388± acres of conservation trail known as Beebe Woods. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 352SIPPEWISSETT.COM

$1,395,000

CLOSE TO THE BEACH EAST FALMOUTH

446 Davisville Road Set back on a private drive on nearly 1± acre is this exceptional home. This 6-bedroom home with over 4,725± sq.ft. of living space is just waiting for memories to be made. Enjoy the tranquil setting while sitting in your screened in porch. Over sized living room with cathedral beamed ceiling and gas fireplace. Come see for yourself. Absolutely stunning. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841859

$1,349,900

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SERENITY IN BALLYMEADE EAST FALMOUTH

99 Hill And Plain Road Tucked away in the upscale gated community of Ballymeade, you will find this thoughtfully designed piece of perfection. With 1.6± acres in a park-like setting, this turnkey contemporary home offers privacy and serenity after a long day at the beach or playing golf. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 99HILLANDPLAIN.COM

$1,295,000

VILLAGE WATERFRONT WITH DOCK FALMOUTH

124 Siders Pond Road Welcome home to this classic waterfront Cape with dock on tranquil 36± acre Siders Pond in Falmouth Village. It is near favorite amenities such as Surf Beach, Main Street shops, restaurants, and just 3/10 of a mile to The Shining Sea Bikeway. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841851

$1,200,000

HISTORIC CENTERVILLE LANDMARK CENTERVILLE

463 Main Street This iconic Sea Captain’s home has been a part of the rich history in Centerville village since the 1800’s. Enjoy warm summer days or wintery holidays on the front porch watching the Fourth of July parade, the annual Christmas stroll or just relaxing and watching life pass by. Located close to the Old Country Store, Centerville Library and Four Seas Ice Cream. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404088

$1,150,000

WEST BARNSTABLE FARM WEST BARNSTABLE

263 Cedar Street This West Barnstable farm has great privacy with 5.8± acres of usable land. The large Cape has been lovingly restored with a very elegant and charming floor plan with many upgrades and renovations. This farm is currently permitted for 11 horses. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 263CEDARSTREET.COM

$975,000

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CAPE WITH ASSOCIATION BEACH EAST SANDWICH

3 Lost Meadows Road Every once in a while an exceptional property in a sought after sea side community becomes available. This young, shingle styled 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath contemporary Cape, only a short distance away from the association ocean beach, was built by a respected designer whose focus was quality and function. The entire home evokes charm in a casual atmosphere featuring gracious indoor and outdoor living. Extraordinary detail masterfully created by the owner created a chef’s kitchen with walk in pantry. A first floor master suite includes a 12 x 14 dressing room and spacious bath. Ample room for dining and entertaining on the main level extends to a well landscaped patio. Office, 2 additional bedrooms with bath complete the second floor area with a bonus room for guests or childrens’ delight. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 3LOSTMEADOWS.COM

$1,195,000

CONTEMPORARY FARMHOUSE NORTH FALMOUTH

98 Cobblestone Lane Soon to be built! New Construction in the heart of North Falmouth Village. Convenient to Old Silver Beach and Megansett Beach! Sit on the front porch and enjoy all that this house has to offer. Enjoy first floor living with open floor plan and first floor master. Attached two car garage. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 98COBBLESTONELANE.COM

$1,025,000

WINGS NECK WATERVIEW POCASSET

71 North Road Nestled in the pines and tall trees on over 2± acres is this sprawling contemporary home with 5 bedrooms 3.5 baths and water views from multiple decks. Large family room with wood burning fireplace. Short walk to the Wings Neck Trust beach and dock. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 71NORTHROAD.COM

$1,095,000

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OCEAN VIEWS AND PRIVATE BEACH RIGHTS EAST FALMOUTH

6 Ocean Avenue This classic on Ocean Avenue is a true diamond in the rough. With ocean views of Nantucket Sound, this property is situated on a .46± acre corner lot and has private beach rights to the Acapesket Association Beach, and is within a short stroll away for just a minimal annual membership fee. This is a 5 bedroom home with 3 baths, a bonus room, and over 3,000± sq. ft. It needs some work, is being sold as is, and the seller is making no representations. A family home for many years, the time has now come to let it go to a new owner. Bring your dreams and your contractor. All information contained herein should be verified. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 6OCEANAVENUE.COM

$975,000

EAST SANDWICH ESTATE EAST SANDWICH

402 Quaker Meetinghouse Road As the gate opens you will approach this lavish East Sandwich Estate with over 5,000± sq. feet. of living area. Set on over 2± acres, you can enjoy the peace and tranquility at this stunning residence. The location is just over an hour from Boston and Providence. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404030

$995,000

MARSHFRONT NEW CONSTRUCTION SANDWICH

22 State Street Simply stunning newly constructed Cape with spectacular views located in the historic Jarvesville neighborhood. This three bedroom home offers a first floor Master suite with a luxurious bathroom. The open concept kitchen opens to the living and dining room with gas fireplace looking out on the ever-changing views of the marsh. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404039

$949,000

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17+ ACRE COUNTRY ESTATE MARION

659 Front Street In the waterfront community of Marion, home of Tabor Academy, the Sippican River runs through a 17± acre property, which at the rear abuts the local cranberry bog. The current owner returned from the west coast to purchase the property, which had been sold by her mother, to insure it would stay in the family. Her children and grandchildren have enjoyed many years in this 4,100± sq. ft. home, with 5 fireplaces which was built in 1929. She designed the gardens and planted 1000’s of bulbs and many magnolia trees to insure the property would be in constant bloom from spring thru fall. They installed an automated irrigation system connected to a well. The owner and her husband were married one fall among the blazing fall colors. They replaced the front roof and custom copper gutters 2 years ago and the heating system for the main house was refurbished last year. This 3 bed, 3 bath home has a first and second floor master. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 659FRONTSTREET.COM

$980,000

SPECTACULAR BEACH HOUSE WITH OCEAN VIEWS SANDWICH

272 Phillips Road This spectacular sea side home with marsh and ocean views is adorned with natural light, high ceilings, and over-sized windows to take advantage of the breathtaking scenery that surrounds the property. The contemporary floor plan with 3 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths offers a generous amount of living area for entertaining. Any chef would be pleased with the granite and stainless kitchen with a 5 burner range. Your pathway to a sandy beach is only steps from the front door where you can swim, sail and fish in Cape Cod Bay. Multiple decks, a gas fireplace, wood and tiled floors, central air, and ample parking are just some of the exceptional features of this year round home with a well established summer rental history. Only an hour from Boston and Providence, this is an ideal home or lucrative investment. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 272PHILLIPSROAD.COM

$959,000

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TRANQUIL BACKYARD OASIS NORTH FALMOUTH

74 Krikor Drive This exquisite contemporary Cape-style home, located a short distance to Old Silver Beach, offers every amenity you could ever desire. Whether enjoying a swim in the saltwater pool or a cozy night around the fire pit with friends and family on a cool summer night, there is something for everyone in this extraordinary North Falmouth beauty. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841850

$949,900

MARAVISTA’S FINEST FALMOUTH

211 Great Bay Street Imagine your own waterside home overlooking picturesque Great Pond, with Bristol Beach within walking distance and Vineyard Sound beckoning boaters. This charming home has been renovated and upgraded, yet retains the charm of Old Cape Cod. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 211GREATBAY.COM

$929,000

LUXURY CONTEMPORARY LIVING EAST FALMOUTH

374 Cairn Ridge Road Live a life of contemporary luxury in this well cared for home with over 3,600± sq.ft. of sensibly planned living space. Ballymeade is a community of fine homes with access to the Cape Club, golf course, and much more. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 374CAIRNRIDGE.COM

$874,900

NEWLY RECONSTRUCTED CAPE OSTERVILLE

58 Evans Street This completely reconstructed, sun-filled Cape Style home, situated just minutes from pristine ocean beaches and all local amenities one could ask for. Seize your opportunity to get in on the deal of a lifetime. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404203

$899,000

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NORTH FALMOUTH VILLAGE NEW CONSTRUCTION NORTH FALMOUTH

107 Cobblestone Lane This contemporary Cape is located in the heart of North Falmouth Village and is convenient to beaches. Sit on the porch and enjoy all that this house has to offer. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 107COBBLESTONELANE.COM

$859,900

OSTERVILLE VILLAGE DELIGHT OSTERVILLE

256 Parker Road Delightful one floor living, along with a stand-alone one bedroom cottage is located in the heart of Osterville Village with views of the Wianno Golf Course. This property combines the best of indoor and outdoor living spaces and is convenient to beaches, boating, town and all of Osterville’s amenities. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 256PARKERROAD.COM

$829,900

SUNNY CAPE BY THE VILLAGE OSTERVILLE

194 Pond Street The seller says, “sell both houses”. The cute year-round, 2-bedroom, 1930 built cottage sits in front with a tenant-at-will who would be happy to stay. The sweet Cape in the back has a pretty front porch, hardwood floors, cathedral living room, first-floor master and 2 bedrooms up with a loft, just waiting for your finishing touches. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404167

$749,000

GREAT HAY ESTATES MASHPEE

48 Taurus Drive Popular for its proximity to South Cape Beach and Mashpee Commons, this neighborhood exudes a cohesive pride of ownership. This tastefully appointed property has it all, first floor master suite and laundry, spacious living areas for entertaining, bonus second master suite over the garage. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841764

$749,000

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SPACIOUS RANCH WITH POOL MARSTONS MILLS

766 Mistic Drive Located in desirable Indian Lakes, this bright home offers first floor living with spacious rooms and quality craftsmanship.The kitchen includes new cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and a custom painted mural. Amenities include tennis and beach deeded beach rights. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404187

$849,000

GOLF FRONTAGE OCEAN COURSE NEW SEABURY

10 Troon Place This sunny and bright contemporary has an open floor plan with beamed cathedral, vaulted ceilings and skylights. The house features two master suites at opposite ends of the home, a new addition added in 2004, with a full bathroom and laundry room. You may join New Seabury Country Club, and membership for the golf courses and beach. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841739

$849,000

RACING BEACH FALMOUTH

22 Widgeon Road Capture the essence of living in the Racing Beach community from this home perfectly situated only steps from the association beach. Nestled on a 0.81± acre lot, this home offers a private setting that is ideal for outdoor activities or relaxing on the patio. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841834

$829,900

MESSING ABOUT IN BOATS OSTERVILLE

21 Cockachoiset Lane This charming Cape is in the heart of Osterville’s Marina district. With four bedrooms, three baths, warm wood floors and rooms for gatherings large and small. The .27± acre site is large enough to provide ultimate privacy but not so much as to distract from tending to bright work and lines. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 PORTSIDEOSTERVILLE.COM

$795,000

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SPECTACULAR ONE FLOOR LIVING EAST FALMOUTH

97 Altons Lane This stunning contemporary over sized ranch, built with every extra imaginable, is in mint condition. Live completely on the first floor or have a whole other living space in the gorgeously finished basement. An enormous deck for entertaining leads to your completely fenced in backyard with out door shower. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841846

$799,900

RENOVATED RANCH MASHPEE

22 Quaker Run Road This beautiful waterfront house with a deep water dock has a first floor master with sliders to an oversized 22 x 26’ deck overlooking gorgeous Shoestring Bay. This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath house offers incredible 180 degree water views. Keep your boat ready to go on your own deep water dock with power and water. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841792

$779,900

CONTEMPORARY IN LITTLE NECK BAY MASHPEE

84 Tide Run ‘Little Neck Bay’ is one of New Seabury’s best-kept secrets. This lovely community is surrounded by Jehu Pond, Cape Cod Bay and located just a short distance to South Cape Beach. The main floor offers all the comforts and needs of first-floor living, while the second floor and finished lower level complete the needs for an extended family. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404132

$799,000

FALMOUTH VILLAGE CAPE FALMOUTH

164 Walker Street Enjoy relaxing evenings under the grape arbor, on the deck or in the gazebo after a day at the beach or a trip to town. Lovingly maintained throughout the years, the home features a tastefully renovated kitchen with granite counter tops, Shaker style cabinetry with seaglass pulls. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841825

$729,000

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BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED WEST BARNSTABLE

86 Parker Road There are wood floors, a large kitchen with center island, and sitting area going out onto a deck where one can enjoy the charming and beautiful landscaping. The house has a formal foyer and dining room, 2 bedrooms and bath on the second floor and a large and lovely master bedroom with walk in closet and private bath. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404150

$785,000

CLOSE TO NANTUCKET SOUND BEACHES BASS RIVER

232 South Shore Drive This Classic Cape Cod home is located within steps of Nantucket Sound beaches with warm water and white sand. Enjoy the best of indoor and outdoor living with lovely entertaining areas and cozy, private spaces to relax. Lush gardens surround the brick patio with a fenced in back yard, which create a perfect spot for summer gatherings of family and friends. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 232SOUTHSHOREDRIVE.COM

$699,000

VACATION GETAWAY WITH POOL EAST SANDWICH

2 Kiahs Way This stunning contemporary ranch is located in Lakewood Hills overlooking beautiful Spectacle Pond. The updated kitchen offers high end appliances and a breakfast bar. There is a first floor master suite and 2 additional bedrooms. This home abuts conservation land and offers loads of privacy. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404201

$659,000

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CLASSIC CAPE STYLE LIVING NORTH FALMOUTH

52 Old Forge Road Located in the peaceful and private Grey Rocks neighborhood, this home offers traditional cape living on a private .5± acre lot with professionally landscaped grounds.The main level features an oversized living room, dining room, master bedroom ensuite, kitchen, and more. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841788

$769,000

NEW SEABURY RENOVATED GEM MASHPEE

10 Wading Place Road Situated at the end of a private cul-de-sac sits this gracious 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home that has been completely renovated top to bottom. Located just a short stroll to the marina and the beach, this Bright Coves home in New Seabury is a dream location for boaters and beach goers alike. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 10WADINGPLACEROAD.COM

$769,000

SUMMERSEA SANCTUARY MASHPEE

133 Summersea Road Are you searching for your perfect Cape Cod seaside address? The name of the road says it all: Summersea, located in New Seabury. Here you will find a charming farmer’s porch welcoming you to a beautifully maintained 3 bedroom Cape Cod contemporary. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 133SUMMERSEA.COM

$764,900

WOODS HOLE VILLAGE LIVING WOODS HOLE

9 Strawberry Hill Road Adjacent to the rolling hills of the Woods Hole Golf Club, this Woods Hole rarity is a short distance to restaurants, shops, the bike path, ferries, and Stoney and Nobska beaches. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 9STRAWBERRYHILL.COM

$649,000

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MARSHFRONT WITH WATER VIEWS SANDWICH

68 Dillingham Avenue The property has an astounding location. Imagine living on a tidal salt water inlet, with abundant wildlife, sunsets, and kayaking out your back yard with the tides. There is outdoor living from your 26 foot front porch, back yard patio or from the elevated deck and wonderful views. Watch the Cape Cod railroad train go by and the towns 4th of a July fireworks. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841743

$759,000

PRIVATE WATERFRONT PARADISE EAST FALMOUTH

133 Atamannsit Road This peaceful, private haven on the banks of pristine Coonamessett Pond offers a charming home, a multi-purpose barn, a large organic garden with a solar heated greenhouse and a private dock. Oriented toward the Pond, the home takes full advantage of the spectacular views. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841847

$750,000

SACONESSET HILLS CHARMER WEST FALMOUTH

99 Saconesset Road This home enjoys the convenience of one-floor living and the privacy sought after. Beautiful sized living room with wood burning fireplace and built ins, master bedroom suite with walk in closet and full bath, generous sized fireplace dining room with dutch doors that lead out to the screened in porch. Separate fireplace den which leads into the country kitchen. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841845

$750,000

NEWLY CONSTRUCTED CLOSE TO BEACH SANDWICH

20 State Street This new construction in the historic glass factory district is ideal for a year round home of a summer retreat. Enjoy the character and charm of the neighborhood in your new 3 bedroom cape. This quaint home offers a luxurious first floor master suite. The custom kitchen has white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and quartz counter tops. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404049

$749,900

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JACOBS FARM COLONIAL EAST SANDWICH

6 Tarragon Drive Located in a coveted neighborhood in East Sandwich, this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath colonial has been well maintained and nicely improved. Desirable features include 2 fireplaces, wood flooring throughout, granite, stainless steel appliances, central air. The 3 season sun room leads out to a deck and private back yard perfect for entertaining. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 6TARRAGONDRIVE.COM

$539,000

AT OLD SILVER BEACH WEST FALMOUTH

18 Frederick Road Just around the corner from Old Silver Beach is this impeccably maintained open floor plan ranch with attached in-law. A total of 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, screened in porch, deck, fire pit & 2 outside showers for after a day at one of Cape Cod‘s favorite beach’s. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841821

$749,000

PRISTINE RIDGE CLUB CAPE SANDWICH

2 Sweet Fern Lane This simply beautiful Bayside built cape is located in the prestigious Ridge Club Community. Enjoy entertaining in the open concept first floor. The first floor Master suite offers a spacious walk in closet and master bath with tile shower and jetted tub. The main floor also includes a second ensuite bedroom and a cozy den. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404122

$729,000

OPPORTUNITY & LOCATION OSTERVILLE

173 West Street Location and opportunity present itself to own this property with views of Wianno Golf Course, minutes to Dowses Beach, and the village of Osterville. Build your dream home and create generations of memories. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0403952

$725,000

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PRIVATE OSTERVILLE SETTING OSTERVILLE

44 Osterville-West Barnstable Road This expanded Cape is set back from the street on over an acre of land is close to Osterville village as well as Dowses Beach. The open concept first floor boasts large kitchen and family room and separate living and dining rooms as well as a master suite. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0403782

$725,000

PINE HILLS DREAM HOME PLYMOUTH

7 Great Kame Enjoy easy living in this model home at the Pinehills. Constructed in 2004, this immaculate home has many desirable features as well as access to attractive amenities. A short drive to Cape Cod and proximity to Boston make the location ideal for commuters and weekenders alike. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841756

$699,500

WATERFRONT TURN OF THE CENTURY CAPE BOURNE

2 Plow Penny Way Beautifully maintained late 1800’s renovated Antique Cape located on the waters of Back River. The 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has many recent upgrades. Formally known as Camp Wampanoag for boys, the camp’s totem pole remains as a memory of times gone by. A truly special waterfront property. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 2PLOWPENNY.COM

$665,000

SPRAWLING CAPE IN CATAUMET BOURNE

9 Olofson Drive Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac this freshly painted sprawling cape with spacious rooms, wood floors throughout, 1st floor Master ensuite has an open floor plan. Wood fireplace in the large country kitchen. New fire pit outback. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841777

$435,000

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PRISTINE RIDGE CLUB HOME SANDWICH

4 Firethorn Lane Pristine home overlooking the fourth fairway in the luxurious gated Ridge Club Community. This contemporary cape offers an open floor plan with sparkling hardwood floors. This home is ideal for entertaining with its bright kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, dining room with custom built ins, cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace and living room. Retreat to the spacious first floor master suite overlooking the manicured yard. The home office with pocket door offers additional privacy. The second floor includes a master with a deck, third bedroom, bonus room, two full baths and a wonderful family room. The opportunities are endless in the lower level with the finished space. Join the lifestyle of this renowned Robert Von Hagge-designed golf club with driving range, clubhouse, tennis court, pool and restaurant. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 4FIRETHORNLANE.COM

$698,500

WATERFRONT RANCH WITH DOCK MARSTONS MILLS

251 Regency Drive This waterfront, newly renovated custom ranch is situated on Mystic Lake with a floating dock.The living room has a wood burning fireplace, built in bookshelves, sliders out to a balcony overlooking the trees and water views of the lake. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 251REGENCYDRIVE.COM

$625,000

ASSOCIATION BAY BEACH EAST SANDWICH

4 Joy Circle This contemporary ranch is tucked away on a cul-de-sac north of 6A in the desirable beach community of Carlton Shores. Homeowners may relax at the neighborhood’s beautiful private bay beach. Situated on almost an acre, the yard is beautifully landscaped with a spacious side yard. This pristine home features one-floor living. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 4JOYCIRCLE.COM

$679,000

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OLD CAPE COD CATAUMET

1065 Shore Road Set on a knoll crowning 1.5± acres of land with privacy, this 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home is a relaxing environment that encourages summer fun. This home is across the street from Kingman’s Marina and next to Red Brook Pond Walking Trail for invigorating hikes. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 1065SHOREROAD.COM

$659,000

SPACIOUS CONTEMPORARY EAST FALMOUTH

43 Quimby Lane This custom 5 bedroom contemporary home is located on over half acre lot in an upscale Falmouth community. With a dramatic open floor plan and soaring ceilings, this home is perfect for entertaining and large gatherings. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841786

$599,000

STUNNING RENOVATION WEST FALMOUTH

842 West Falmouth Highway This fabulously renovated home located in West Falmouth is a short distance to the village of Falmouth, Shining Sea Bikeway, Old Silver and Chappaquoit Beaches. The interior features a new kitchen with quartz countertops, 6-inch-wide character grade oak flooring throughout, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 842WESTFALMOUTH.COM

$629,000

QUAINT WATERFRONT CAPE MARSTONS MILLS

21 Stoney Pond Circle This quaint waterfront Cape is located in Little Pond Village, a neighborhood of only 10 homes on a dead end street fronting Little Pond. On the first floor is the living room, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen with a slider to the deck. The master bedroom with full bath is also on the first floor. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0403991

$629,000

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SIPPEWISSETT CHARMER WITH PRIVATE BEACH FALMOUTH

856 Palmer Avenue Just moments to the shining sea bike path and with rights to Saconesset Beach, this 4 bedroom, 2 full bath home has gorgeous landscaping and private back yard to enjoy. Close distance to town and West Falmouth market, Dana’s kitchen is across the street. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 856PALMERAVE.COM

$624,900

.2 MILES FROM QUIET BEACH CUMMAQUID

9 Indian Hill Road Located on a corner lot in Cummaquid north of 6A, this lovely bright and comfortable house offers one floor living in an area of well maintained homes. The property is .2 miles from a quiet, small beach with views of Sandy Neck. Be ready to take a quick dip or enjoy kayaking. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404159

$595,000

UNIQUE WATERFRONT CAPE HYANNIS

15 Toby Circle This unique waterfront Cape with charm and views is nestled on a quiet street overlooking Snow’s Creek. Features include a wrap-a-round deck and walls of glass to take in the ever changing views and wild life. Launch your kayak or small boat from your back yard or enjoy vibrant Main street, the restaurants, galleries and ferries. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404186

$590,000

NEW SEABURY CAPE WITH MARSH VIEW MASHPEE

48 Summersea Road You will enjoy your summer days in this New Seabury cape style home sitting above a marsh with privacy and ever changing views. There is plenty of room for family and friends in with three bedrooms and a full recently finished walk out basement. A large open kitchen, living and dining room leads out to an expansive deck extending the length of the house. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 48SUMMERSEA.COM

$549,000

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WINDWOOD OF FALMOUTH EAST FALMOUTH

2 Victoria Lane This beautifully maintained cape style home has it all, located in the desirable ‘’Windwood of Falmouth’’ neighborhood. This charming 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home offers a spacious living room with cathedral ceilings, skylights and French doors leading to the deck and low maintenance yard. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841824

$579,000

IMPECCABLE COUNTRY LIVING WAQUOIT

44 North Ockway Road This meticulously maintained colonial is sited on .92± acre of pastoral land with a large fenced in backyard with a barn, greenhouse, garden, pool, outside shower and deck. Inside enjoy the cooks kitchen, dining room, living room with gas fireplace, 4 bedrooms & 2.5 baths. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841775

$549,000

CUSTOM GREAT HARBORS RANCH EAST FALMOUTH

426 Shorewood Drive Located in the waterfront Great Harbors Community, this custom ranch has all of the outdoor living space your summer could require! The expansive porch leads from the living area to the recently updated master suite & looks out on the fenced in yard, made private with mature plantings. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841833

$565,000

RENOVATED CAPE WITH GUEST SUITE EAST SANDWICH

4 Ida Lane Located in a desirable neighborhood off Historic 6A in East Sandwich, this nicely renovated 5 bedroom home has many features found only in high end properties. The house has been architecturally sited for maximum privacy on a .73± acre parcel and has 2 out buildings for the hobbyist or collector. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404077

$539,000

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BEEBE ACRES RANCH FALMOUTH

16 Katy Hatchs Road This ranch style home is close to the Shinning Sea Bikeway, Falmouth village, Peter Pan Bus Depot, and the beach on Surf Drive. There is easy access on the bike path to Woods Hole and the Martha’s Vineyard Ferry. The charming 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with built in bookcases surrounding the fireplace, has a separate dining room and cozy kitchen. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841794

$539,000

CLASSIC SANDWICH CAPE SANDWICH

24 Shawme Road Perched on a wooded hillside with seasonal views of Upper Shawme Pond, this elegant 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath Cape is ideally located between Heritage Museums and Gardens, the historic Sandwich Village, and Route 6. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 24SHAWMEROAD.COM

$534,000

TURN KEY LAKEFRONT COMMUNITY MARSTON MILLS

454 Regency Drive This lovely cape style home is privately situated on over an acre lot with deeded beach rights to Mystic Lake. This three bedroom two and one bath home, includes a newly renovated chef’s kitchen with stainless appliances, shaker cabinets, updated fixtures, accent shelving and granite countertops. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841722

$519,000

CAPE COD DREAM MARSTONS MILLS

300 Rte. 149 Magical setting on nearly 2± acres, this dreamy cape overlooks an oversized coy pond and is surrounded by nature and beauty. Inside you will find a formal living room, first floor master features wood floors, plenty of sunlight and access to a full bath. Enjoy Hamblin’s Pond minutes away or take a short drive to area beaches. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404165

$525,000

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BEAUTIFUL MASHPEE CAPE MASHPEE

301 Simons Narrows Road Simply Stunning, if you love the curb appeal the inside will wow you. This custom home has been tastefully renovated and expanded. The luxurious kitchen has been updated with stone counters, breakfast bar, island and dining nook. The backyard oasis offers a patio, bar and hot tub. Launch your boat at Pirates Cove Marina at the end of the street. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404012

$524,999

WEST BARNSTABLE RETREAT WEST BARNSTABLE

78 Barnhill Road Welcome to this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath New England saltbox set on a knoll behind a rock wall in an established neighborhood in West Barnstable. This property abuts conservation land and is about 3 miles from Sandy Neck Beach. Improvements include all new windows and newer roof. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404155

$459,000

PREMIER WATERFRONT COMMUNITY EAST FALMOUTH

43 Cuttysark Road Search no further for your Cape Cod dream home situated in the oceanfront community of Great Harbors. This sun filled home offers an open floor plan with cathedral ceilings and walls of windows that allow the outdoors in. A great home for entertaining family and friends and making great memories. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841826

$495,000

ROLLING RIDGE FARMS SANDWICH

35 Popple Bottom Road Perfect for first floor living with its bright living room with french doors, eat in kitchen with fireplace, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and white cabinetry. This home offers a 1st floor master with a slider to the back deck, full bathroom and an office or second bedroom. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404013

$429,900

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SANDWICH VILLAGE HOME WITH POOL SANDWICH

14 Windswept Drive Find yourself in this lovely pool home in a beautiful, established neighborhood close to Sandwich village. The first level of this well-maintained and spacious home offers a formal living area, family room with French doors leading out to the back deck, dining room, large kitchen, and powder room. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404180

$489,000

CHARMING LOWER DAVISVILLE CAPE EAST FALMOUTH

404 Davisville Road This delightful lower Davisville Cape is just a half mile to the beach. With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, there’s room for all. The updated kitchen opens into a cathedral ceiling dining room and an adjoining living room. A first-floor master bedroom with a private full bath, a second bedroom and another full bath complete the first floor. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841854

$489,000

COUNTRY COMES TO THE CAPE EAST FALMOUTH

101 Geggatt Road Step onto the farmer’s porch of this 3-bedroom, 2 full baths Country Cape and feel right at home. Located in the beautiful setting of Hatchville you will find this lovely home close to all conveniences. A short distance to highway access, a quick trip into town or area beaches make this a great location. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 101GEGGATTROAD.COM

$479,900

BEAUTIFUL WEST BARNSTABLE COLONIAL WEST BARNSTABLE

163 Percival Drive This 4 bedroom Colonial in wonderful Weekes Crossing is just perfect. The first floor offers open concept living.The kitchen has been updated with granite countertops. The master suite has its own private bath. Outside enjoy the mahogany deck and patio over looking the spacious backyard. Enjoy the association pool and tennis courts too. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404179

$479,000

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EXQUISITE SUNNY CAPE FORESTDALE

2 Tabor Road This home has been totally renovated through out the years and lives and shows better than new. The first floor offers a mud room with ample closet storage, 1st floor laundry room and full bathroom, and a new high end kitchen. Snake Pond with it’s sandy beach is right around the corner. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 2TABORROAD.COM

$475,000

CAPE WITH PRIVATE ASSOCIATION BEACH EAST SANDWICH

39 Wing Boulevard West Nestled in the sought after Sandwich Downs neighborhood, this adorable cottage is ideal for a summer getaway or your year round residence. There are gleaming wood floors throughout with knotty pine walls. The cozy living room has a gas stove for those chilly nights. Outside the Azek back deck overlooks the back yard that is just perfect for a game of bocce. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404085

$474,000

ESTATE ON OVER TWO ACRES EAST SANDWICH

22 Foster Road Down a private road in historic East Sandwich, leads you to this well loved estate on over 2.7± acres. This garrison colonial has been in the same family since 1965. The first floor offers an eat in country kitchen that opens to the family room with a wood burning fireplace. Outside enjoy the privacy of the yard from the new deck. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404036

$469,000

SPACIOUS COLONIAL IN PRETTY LOCATION MASHPEE

20 Starboard Drive Well-built Colonial situated on a pretty park-like setting in a quaint culde-sac neighborhood just down the street from Pirate’s Cove Boat Ramp and Bosun’s Marina on Popponesset Bay. The 1st floor features an open floor plan. Centrally located and easy access to the wonderful amenities Mashpee has to offer! FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0403944

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OVERSIZED CAPE CLOSE TO TOWN FALMOUTH

49 Rogers Road This renovated Cape with detached garage on dead end street is located next to Good Will Park and close to Falmouth village. The house has hardwood floors, stainless appliances, updated baths, and some new Anderson windows. Mass Save has up dated all the insulation and a new gas furnace was installed 3 years ago. The yard has a 4-zone sprinkler system. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841804

$429,000

AMAZING POST AND BEAM EAST FALMOUTH

26 Pine Ridge Road This post and beam house, with passive solar, has a master on the second floor with a massive deck and spiral stairs to the garden level. The grounds have a number of special features including a volleyball/bocce court, a pergola with patio, gardens, peak views of the cranberry bogs. This home speaks rustic post and beam. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841852

$425,000

COLONIAL ON OVER AN ACRE SANDWICH

103 John Ewer Road This well maintained traditional saltbox colonial is located in a desirable Sandwich neighborhood. The property is situated on a private 1.39± acre parcel. This light and bright home offers a first-floor master bedroom. The location is convenient to the Village of Sandwich. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404115

$399,000

RENOVATED CONTEMPORARY CAPE MASHPEE

215 Simons Narrows Road The open floor plan makes entertaining a pleasure with an eat-in kitchen and a large dining area off the living room. The deck, patio, and fenced back yard offer great space for kids, adults and animals. Mashpee town landing, Half Tide Marina and Mashpee River Woodlands conservation area close by. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841842

$389,000

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DELIGHTFUL RANCH SOUTH YARMOUTH

35 Gardiner Lane Less than half a mile from Parker River Beach, this charming cottage on a quiet side street features open living and dining rooms with 2 bedrooms, additional den/guest room, and an ample sized kitchen. Featuring newer roof and windows, composite exterior trim, wall AC unit, and hardwood flooring, this delightful cottage is move in ready! FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841609

$380,000

SHOREWOOD BEACH RANCH EAST FALMOUTH

28 Gage Drive Enjoy your morning cup of coffee in the privacy of your backyard oasis featuring a lovely patio and large fenced in yard. This newly renovated 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch style home is located in the Shorewood Beach Community. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841839

$379,900

CHARMING CAPE EAST FALMOUTH

19 John Parker Road Charming Cape with nearly an acre of land makes this home a must see property. This adorable home has a 1 car garage with breezeway leading directly into the home. Open kitchen, living and dining area add to the open feel of this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home. The fully fenced in back yard is exceptional for privacy or for the safety of children or pets to run around. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841840

$344,900

EXPANDED GAMBREL NEAR THE BEACH EAST FALMOUTH

30 Columbus Drive Sandy association beach and nearby access to water for kayaking. This charming, move-in ready Gambrel in Seacoast Shores is perfect for year-round or vacation living. First floor features two large living areas connected by an updated kitchen, nice dining area, two bedrooms and an updated bathroom. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841696

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RANCH WITH ASSOCIATION AMENITIES EAST FALMOUTH

19 Pembroke Drive Two streets from the association beach, this 3 bedroom ranch with wood floors, fireplace and open kitchen has a rental history of receiving $250 a night. There is a nice level yard with deck, patio and outdoor shower. An added bonus of this property is membership to the association giving you access to the new clubhouse, pool, tennis and restaurant. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841769

$325,000

HISTORIC CAPTAIN PACKARD HOUSE BOURNE

27 Herring Pond Road Are you a Cape Cod maritime historian? If so, the charming Captain Harold Packard house is your destination. Built in 1876 and renovated in 2019, this Greek revival was once moved to its present location to accommodate construction of the canal. Restored and upgraded with care to preserve the historic elements. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 27HERRINGPONDROAD.COM

$319,000

CHARMER IN QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD POCASSET

88 Williams Avenue This charming light and bright ranch on Lilly Pond is only a short distance to Picture Lake beach. Enjoy peaceful views and a dock for your boat in a quiet neighborhood close to the bridge. There is a new furnace, tankless water heater, washer and dryer and a bonus room in the basement ready for an office or a work out room. This home is worth visiting. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841832

$289,000

RANCH IN LOVELY ASHUMET VALLEY EAST FALMOUTH

195 Club Valley Drive Come be part of this wonderful neighborhood with easy access to all of Falmouth and Mashpee. Great starter home with a nice yard, comfortable first floor with living room, kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms and a full bath. The association beach is a short distance away, or bring the boat or kayak to the state boat ramp around the corner. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841853

$265,000

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PRESTIGIOUS RESIDENCE IN WOODS HOLE WOODS HOLE

39 Juniper Point West Residence How rare is the opportunity for a luxurious home in a prestigious historic setting on a property with incomparable views. The Crane Estate on Juniper Point in Woods Hole is under extensive renovation now to transform the 1880 mansion into two luxurious residences honoring the history of this notable landmark with 21st century amenities. The renovation will create one residence for sale, the other owned by the developers. For a discerning buyer, the West Residence will feature 2,600± sq.ft of handsome living space on three floors (with elevator), 2-car garage and 300± feet of waterfront. The 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath residence features an open floor plan in the main living area, and a 1,400± sq.ft deck and two balconies for spectacular views of Woods Hole waters. The Point is landscaped with mature trees and walking trail around the 2± acre property. Attention to detail, finest materials and restoration care are the underpinning of an incomparable lifestyle in this private enclave. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 39JUNIPERPOINT.COM

$3,300,000

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DESTINATION: EDGARTOWN A GUIDE TO THE MARTHA’S VINEYARD BOATING DESTINATION

By Oyster Harbors Marine

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ith an exciting fishing scene, storied maritime history, breathtaking natural beauty and interesting shops and restaurants, Edgartown, Massachusetts has something for every boater to love. Located on the southeastern side of Martha’s Vineyard, Edgartown is a former whaling center that today is a popular tourist destination. Visiting boaters will find a well-marked channel

in Edgartown Harbor, which is divided into an outer and inner harbor, formed by an arm extending into Katama Bay. Boaters will easily spot Edgartown Harbor Light on the west side of the outer harbor. Boaters can find good anchorage in the inner harbor. For information, contact the harbormaster on VHF channel 16 or at 508-627-4746. Boaters have several marinas to choose from in Edgartown. The Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard (508-693-0400) is a full-service marina that dates to 1856. Boaters can find hourly dockage at Mad Max Marina (508-627-7400). The Harborside Inn (508-627-4321, ext. 117) also offers dockage. When visiting the area, allow plenty of time for walking along Edgartown’s scenic streets. The area is home to impressive captains’ houses dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, along with plenty of other historic buildings, meticulously landscaped gardens and interesting shops. Stop into the Martha’s Vineyard Museum (508-627–4441), which has a collection of historic buildings and provides insight into the island’s past. The area also has spectacular nature preserves. Mytoi (508-627–7689), on nearby Chappaquiddick Island, is a 14-acre preserve that has a serene, beautifully tended, Japanese-inspired garden with a creek-fed pool spanned by a bridge and rimmed with Japanese maples, azaleas, bamboo, and irises. Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge (508-627–3599), also on Chappaquiddick Island, features dunes, woods, cedar thickets, moors, salt marshes, ponds, tidal flats, and a barrier beach. It’s also an important stop for many migratory birds in the fall and spring. Edgartown is home to a large assortment of high-quality restaurants. Alchemy Bistro and Bar (508-627–9999) is an elegant, high-class French-style bistro. Détente (508-627–8810) is an intimate wine bar and restaurant offering an innovative menu with food provided by local farms and fishermen. The Dunes at Winnetu Oceanside Resort (508-627–3663) is renowned for its locally-caught seafood. No matter what brings you to Martha’s Vineyard, no trip is complete without a visit to Edgartown. Whether you go for the food, the shopping, the beach or the bars, you’re sure to enjoy an experience you’ll never forget. For bonus points, see if you can spot all the locations that stood in for the town of “Amity” in Steven Spielberg’s summer blockbuster JAWS. If you need a little help, the Edgartown Tour Company (508-221-4582) conducts a popular 1-hour walking tour devoted to the classic film where you can get the inside scoop on its production and gain insight into the film’s lasting impact on Martha’s Vineyard. You’re gonna need a bigger boat. 113


FOREST COVE CONDOMINIUMS FALMOUTH

637 Gifford Street This brand new 3 bedroom townhouse condominium features an open living, dining and kitchen floor plan. Sparkling oak hardwood floors through the main first floor living area and kitchen. This end unit lets the sunshine in. There are granite countertops in the kitchen, gas appliances for easy of cooking, carpeting in the bedrooms. This is first floor living with an attached 1-car garage for those looking for 1 level living. There is a full basement, gas forced hot air heat with central air conditioning and 2 zones. The condominium fees are low. Ideally situated within minutes of Falmouth Village, downtown shopping, restaurants and beautiful beaches and minutes to Rt 28 for the off-Cape commuter. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841822

$464,900

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WEST FALMOUTH LUXURY CONDOMINIUM WEST FALMOUTH

850 West Falmouth Highway, #20 Imagine the simplicity of living in this pristine and luxurious condominium with hand planked hickory wood flooring throughout the home. Open Kitchen dining area and living room with gas fireplace. First floor private en suite master bedroom overlooks private yard and deck. Upstairs you will find two additional bedrooms and a family room. Outstanding quality. Full basement includes central vacuum, gas hot air heat with on demand hot water Rinnai system. Immaculate and ready to move in. Unit superbly placed at the end of the cul-de-sac. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 850WESTFALMOUTHHWY20.COM

$569,000

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OCEANVIEW CONDO FALMOUTH

26 C Thomas Lane Looking for the ultimate in Cape Cod living, that is a true rarity. Look no further than 26C Thomas Lane, an impeccable ocean view townhouse condo in a peaceful yet walkable in-town location. This is an exquisite property and a must see. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841858

$699,900

OSTERVILLE VILLAGE CONDO OSTERVILLE

920 Main Street Beautiful condo in Osterville Condo complex. Unit is in pristine conditon. All aspects of this unit have been remodeled. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404194

$465,000

DUPLEX CONDO WITH GREAT AMENITIES FALMOUTH

15 B Rebecca Ann Lane This 3 bedroom unit is meticulously maintained as half of a duplex. The hardwood floors, gas fireplace and oversized windows create a welcoming space. A front facing farmers porch and a back deck allow for extended outdoor living. There are 2 upstairs bedrooms and each have a designated bathroom. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 15REBECCAANN.COM

$359,000

OSTERVILLE VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM OSTERVILLE

39 Tower Hill, Unit 21a Rarely does a first floor condominium with a garage come on the market in Osterville Village. Whether you enjoy the salt waters of Dowses Beach or fresh water of Joshua’s Pond, this property offers both in close proximity. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404198

$369,000

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BEAUTIFUL TOWNHOME MASHPEE

27 Windsor Point Enjoy casual carefree cape living at Stratford Ponds, a well established private community. This beautifully maintained large end unit on a cul de sac is thoughtfully designed for one floor living. The main level includes large kitchen with dining and sitting areas, formal dining room and living room with cathedral ceilings, skylights and gas fireplace, and laundry. The spacious master bedroom suite includes a large walk in closet with built ins. Access from the living and dining rooms leads to your private outdoor deck and screened porch. The second level includes a guest bedroom, cozy loft and large family/den room with built in desk and full bath. The unfinished basement provides additional space for storage, rec room or future expansion. An attached direct entry one car garage completes this terrific offering. Stratford Ponds amenities include heated pool, clubhouse, and tennis. Easy access to nearby shopping, dining, entertainment and beaches. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841758

$429,000

WINDCHIME TOWNHOUSE IN MASHPEE MASHPEE

40 Red Cedar Road Welcome home to this sun-splashed 2 bedroom condominium in Windchime offering first floor living amidst an array of amenities. This skylit townhome with central air offers first or second floor owner’s suites, gleaming hardwood floors in the living room with soaring cathedral ceilings, gas log fireplace, and sliding glass doors to a private patio. The tile-floor kitchen with vaulted ceilings welcomes you with granite counters and a center island with breakfast bar. The second floor adds a sunny loft and ensuite bedroom and full bath with jacuzzi tub. The enclosed porch has both both glass inserts and screens for three-season enjoyment. The full basement and walk-in bonus closets provide ample storage. Windchime offers park-like landscaping, pool, walking trails, clubhouse, and tennis. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841817

$407,000

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ESTATE LOTS IN DESIRABLE WIANNO LOCATION OSTERVILLE

486 Parker Road Build your dream home in a fabulous location between Osterville Village and Nantucket Sound on one of the lots in this new 6 lot sub-division on Parker Road in Osterville. Three of the lots have frontage on the Wianno golf course. All lots will have Parker Road addresses. Lot 8 | 2.48 acres | $850,000 Lot 9 | 2 acres | $850,000 Lot 12 | 2.52 acres | $975,000 Lot 13 | 2 acres | $975,000 Contains a 1920’s summer cottage.

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UNCLE STEPHENS ESTATE SITE WEST DENNIS

4 Uncle Stephens Road Would you like to create your ideal ‘’Cape Cod’’ dream home but hesitate because of the hassle, pain and process of obtaining permits? This estate site in West Dennis is located by Stephens pond and just steps to a Nantucket Sound access path. Walk the beach in the morning, and then swim in the refreshing salt water before talking boats with the sailors at the yacht club. Ocean infused breezes, the sun glinting on cerulean water and mile after mile of endless sugar sand beaches can be a part of your life in no time since all permits and approvals are in place. Right now. Close your eyes and imagine the reality that can be yours on Uncle Stephens Road. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404041

$475,000

WINGS NECK TRUST ESTATE SITE POCASSET

440 Wings Neck Road LIVE OCEANFRONT. In a rare and beautiful location, with the symphonic sound of the waves caressing your shoreline. LIVE PRIVATE. The absolute luxury of 3.9± or 3.7± acres or a combined 7.6± acres to call your own. LIVE SUNSET. Return to a simpler time, where the rhythm of the sunrise and sunset marks the passing of each flawless summer day. A perfect day from beginning to end. Available as two separate lots or combined. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404127

$1,295,000

DESIRABLE LOT IN SANDWICH CUL-DE-SAC SANDWICH

11 Brewster Lane Looking to live in a cul-de-sac setting? Look no further. This lot offers .69± acres to build your dream home nestled in a neighborhood of 6 parcels only minutes to downtown Sandwich. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404183

$210,000

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LOT WITH HARBOR VIEWS BARNSTABLE

120 Pin Oak Drive This waterfront, 2 parcel lot offers magnificent panoramic views of Barnstable Harbor, Sandy Neck and Cape Cod Bay. A recently constructed boathouse, small pond, and trees add to the ambiance of this property. Be a part of a nice neighborhood of well established and maintained homes. Barnstable Village, with its local market, post office, library, restaurants and Millway Beach, makes this location a real treasure. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404099

$1,950,000

WATERFRONT LOT IN EXCLUSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD FALMOUTH

Bridge Street Lot 39 For a boat owner or developer with dreams of building on a waterfront property, here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. This 0.482± acre property is on Green Pond, a deep-water harbor with boat docks and marinas on the harbor and direct access to Vineyard Sound. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841230

$1,500,000

BOATHOUSE ON WATERFRONT LOT BARNSTABLE

99 Beale Way This is one of the last parcels of land in the village of Barnstable. Located in a neighborhood of well established and maintained homes, this property offers a great view of Barnstable Harbor and Sandy Neck. Be part of the very active village life by taking advantage of the library, local market, post office, churches, restaurants and Mill Way Beach. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404102

$795,000

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PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT KINGSTON

4 Baker Avenue Fantastic opportunity for a planned residential development. This property is being sold with an engineering package for an approved site design for up to 14 homes. Excellent location close to the commuter rail and downtown. Five lots have waterviews and three are direct waterfront. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404044

$995,000

WATERFRONT LOT IN EXCLUSIVE NEIGHBORHOOD FALMOUTH

Bridge Street Lot 41 For a boat owner or developer with dreams of building on a waterfront property, here’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. This 0.482± acre property is on Green Pond, a deep-water harbor with boat docks and marinas on the harbor and direct access to Vineyard Sound. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 BRIDGESTREETLOT41.COM

$950,000

WATERFRONT LAND ON BEAUTIFUL BAY MASHPEE

9 Ockway Bay Opportunity awaits at this spectacular water front property ready for you to build your custom dream home. This 1.42± acre lot overlooks Ockway Bay. The location is ideal, within minutes to South Cape Beach, Mashpee Commons and access to Nantucket Sound. There are approved dock plans as well. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0403804

$795,000

BUILDABLE LOT ON INDIAN NECK WAREHAM

85 Towhee Road Beautiful oceanfront 3.31± acre buildable lot on Indian Neck. This prestigious community is surrounded by natural beauty, sandy beaches and walking trails throughout 100s of acres of open space. The lot offers southerly ocean views of Cape Cod and the Elizabeth Islands across Buzzards Bay including 125± feet of private ocean frontage. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841467

$699,000

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.34 ACRE LOT IN BEACH COMMUNITY EAST SANDWICH

5 Captain Paine Road Located in the desirable Scorton Shores sea side community, this lot provides the opportunity to build the beach house of your dreams. The engineered lot already has a 3 bedroom title V septic installed, plus well and is ready for new construction. Only steps to a private association ocean beach where you can fish and swim in Cape Cod Bay. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404189

$299,000

LOT IN DESIRABLE NEIGHBORHOOD FALMOUTH

Lot 75a Airpark Drive Beautiful Wooded Lot in Falmouth Airpark subdivision with direct runway access to the runway. Upscale planned community of fine homes with sidewalks, open space and close to Falmouth Village, beaches, golf and more. Services are at street. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841282

$159,000

FALMOUTH AIRPARK LAND FALMOUTH

Lot 74a Airpark Drive Beautiful Wooded Lot in Falmouth Airpark subdivision with taxiway access to the runway. Upscale planned community of fine homes with sidewalks, open space and close to Falmouth Village, beaches, golf and more. Services are at street. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841281

$139,000

BUILDABLE LOT IN WEST FALMOUTH WEST FALMOUTH

0 Brick Kiln Road #032a This is a rare opportunity to acquire a buildable lot (requires additional Town approval) in desirable West Falmouth. This 1± acre parcel abuts conservation land and offers privacy for a residential dwelling. It is situated close to the Shining Sea Bike Path, the center of West Falmouth Village and its library, Chapoquoit Beach and West Falmouth Harbor. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841823

$125,000

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PARCEL WITH CAPE COD VIEWS EAST SANDWICH

40 Leonard Road This is a spectacular building lot with views of Cape Cod Bay and the dunes of Sandy Neck Beach is located at the end of this northside private road. Approved building plans are in place for a 4,000± square foot home with a 2 car garage. This lot abuts almost 40± acres of conservation land. This is the ideal location to build your Cape House. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0403930

$449,000

WATER VIEW LOT FALMOUTH

57 Sippewissett Road, Lot Just a short stroll to Beccles Beach from this westerly water view lot. Records available from 2003 include: a perc test, plot plan, and potential letter of buildability. The land is sloping and wooded and if the house is placed high enough on the property there will be water views. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0840405

$399,000

RARE MEGANSETT LOT NORTH FALMOUTH

0 Pine Bank Road, Lot 9h Rare available lot in Megansett. 10,999± square feet of vacant land. Build a beautiful home with peek water views. Very short distance to Megansett beach where you can launch a boat, kayak, paddle board or sit by and relax by the sea. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841753

$395,000

BUILDABLE LOT IN SANDWICH VILLAGE SANDWICH

18 Seneca Lane If you are looking for a blank canvas this might be it. Nestled in a beautiful cul de sac minutes from Sandwich Village. This .58± acre lot is the ideal spot to build the home of your dreams. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404184

$249,000

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BUILD YOUR DREAM COMPOUND FALMOUTH

0 Timothy Bourne Cartway Build your Cape escape compound on this 4.18± acre parcel which abuts the Bourne Brook area and is isolated from the busy summer traffic.Potential for subdividing into two 2± acre parcels, however buyer must verify. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0841533

$289,000

2+ ACRE ESTATE IN GREAT HILLS EAST SANDWICH

62 West Meetinghouse Road Looking for an estate like setting? This parcel offers over 2± acres to build your dream home on. Privacy abounds in this desirable neighborhood. This is a commuter’s dream, minutes to the highway with a building package available. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404182

$285,000

VACANT LAND WITH DEEDED BEACH RIGHTS EAST SANDWICH

36 Cranberry Trail This is a great opportunity to build your dream home on this beautiful lot with deeded beach rights North of 6A near Sandy Neck. The seller has plans available showing a 4 bedroom home. This 1.39± acre lot is in a wonderful private community perfect for summer or year round residents. OSTERVILLE BROKERAGE +1 508.428.9115 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0404084

$249,900

BUILDABLE LOT IN CRAGGY RIDE FALMOUTH

0 Ambleside Drive This is one of the last available lots for sale. With a .5± acre of land, located close to the Shining Sea Bike Path, the West Falmouth Village and its Library, Chapoquoit Beach and West Falmouth Harbor. If commuting offCape is necessary, this property is only 15 minutes to the Bourne Bridge. FALMOUTH BROKERAGE +1 508.548.2522 SOTHEBYSHOMES.COM/0840894

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SEASIDE SANCTUARY OSTERVILLE

227 Bridge Street An exquisite representaion of authentic Cape Cod design, this breathtaking oceanfront home commands 800± feet of water frontage and 3.73± sprawling acres. Sited on Little Island in Osterville on Cape Cod, there is a 6 bedroom, 3 bath main house, 2 bedroom guest house, and heated 2-car garage with apartment/office. Historic “Shanty” boathouse with wraparound deck, kitchen, bar, bath and loft area, coupled with two deep water docks, mooring and coveted sandy beach complete this timeless, quintessential Cape Cod offering. Welcome aboard as steward of the harbor! 781-934-2000 LIZ BONE, OWNER/BROKER +1 781.934.2000 X25, LIZ@SOUTHSHORESIR.COM

$25,000,000

A VIEW TO SEA DUXBURY

80 Seabury Point Road 4 bedroom, 3,400± sq.ft. home on 1.41± acre. Private dock, 400’± frontage, and water views from decks, porches and patios. Open dining/ living spaces with expansive deck access. First floor master, lower level walkout family room, office, guest bedroom and 3-season porch. 781-934-2000 LIZ BONE, OWNER/BROKER +1 781.934.2000 X25, LIZ@SOUTHSHORESIR.COM

$3,195,000

SETTING THE STANDARD PLYMOUTH

140 Roxy Cahoon Road 4 br, 3.8± acre estate with 235’± frontage & dock on Great Herring Pond. Nantucket style 5,500± sq.ft. features vaulted dining room/vaulted porch with gas fireplace and panoramic views. Spacious master suite. Estate includes detached carriage house, workshop, separate artists studio. 781-934-2000 LIZ BONE, OWNER/BROKER +1 781.934.2000 X25, LIZ@SOUTHSHORESIR.COM

$1,990,000

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SEALANDS LITTLE COMPTON

82 Warrens Point Road Sited on an elevated 5± acres, this Nantucket-style 5-bedroom waterfront home is located on exclusive Warrens Point and features 350± feet of ocean frontage. British inspired design highlights impeccable craftmanship throughout, creating a magical place to enjoy summer with family and friends. JUDY CHACE +1 401.207.9166, JUDY.CHACE@MOTTANDCHACE.COM MOTTANDCHACE.COM/AGENTS/15312

$8,200,000

FINISTERRE NEWPORT

77 Catherine Street A majestic gated estate, “Finisterre” is located in the sought-after Kay/ Catherine neighborhood of Newport. An impressive entrance to the property leads to the interior with a dramatic staircase and elegant and timeless style. A resort-style pool and idyllic gardens make this a complete trophy property. KYLIE MCCOLLOUGH +1 401.864.8830, KYLIE.MCCOLLOUGH@MOTTANDCHACE.COM MOTTANDCHACE.COM/AGENTS/69506

$3,250,000

SECLUDED OASIS WESTPORT

409 Pine Hill Road Featuring an abundant 31± waterfront acres, this exquisite estate is centered on impeccable design and flawless views. Impressive stone fireplaces, stately 30-foot high ceilings and magnificent windows allow for plenty of natural sunlight and a refreshing sea breeze. JUDY CHACE +1 401.207.9166, JUDY.CHACE@MOTTANDCHACE.COM MOTTANDCHACE.COM/AGENTS/15312

$2,995,000

OCEANFRONT PENTHOUSE DARTMOUTH

48 North Shore Drive, Unit 14 The exclusive two-story penthouse at the private and waterfront Mansion at Round Hill. Boasting many unique features such as a rooftop deck, panoramic water views, and a private 9-hole golf course with no tee times and unlimited play. LINDSEY DUCKWORTH +1 508.284.0158, LINDSEY.DUCKWORTH@MOTTANDCHACE.COM MOTTANDCHACE.COM/AGENTS/53688

$1,100,000

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OCEANFRONT RETREAT CHILMARK

95 Stonewall Road This exceptional seaside retreat is located at the magical intersection of the Atlantic Ocean and Stonewall Pond. A true seaside retreat, this 4± acre property, with main house and guesthouse, welcomes you to an enchanted life. WALLACE & CO. SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY SHAKTI REYNOLDS +1 508-627-3313, SHAKTI@WALLACEMV.COM WALLACEMV.COM

$10,385,000

WATERFRONT BOLDWATER ESTATE EDGARTOWN

10 Jacobs Neck Road This waterfront home offers expansive decks and a screened-in porch from which to take in the sea air and the calls of nature. The park-like setting embraces the newly built contemporary-style home. Meander down the boardwalk onto the sandy shore and bask in stunning views of the Edgartown Great Pond. WALLACE & CO. SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY BONNIE PIERCE +1 508-627-3313, BONNIE@WALLACEMV.COM WALLACEMV.COM

$9,750,000

WATERFRONT ON MENEMSHA POND AQUINNAH

7 Clay Pit Lane Stunning 5,000± sq.ft. waterfront home with panoramic waterviews of Menemsha Pond and Red Beach. This elegant home features a swimming pool and boardwalk that leads down to a private beach with a mooring. WALLACE & CO. SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY MARK JENKINS +1 508-627-3313, MARK@WALLACEMV.COM WALLACEMV.COM

$5,800,000

SQUIBNOCKET FARM WATERVIEW ESTATE CHILMARK

18 Spruce Gate Road This turnkey offering melds modern construction and comfort with an idyllic farm-like setting and directly abuts 17± acres of conservation land. Located in Martha’s Vineyards only gated community and includes a private Atlantic Ocean beach. WALLACE & CO. SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY ALYSSA DUBIN +1 508-525-2584, ALYSSA@WALLACEMV.COM WALLACEMV.COM

$7,750,000

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A ONE-OF-A-KIND MASTERPIECE BROOKLINE

112 Woodland Road Situated on 5± acres, this five bedroom home was custom built in 2015 by renowned architect, Richard Landry. Luxury amenities include an outdoor pool, home office, wine room, gym, spa, guest house, and outdoor organic garden. The home also has a 3 car garage and 20 car carport. BETH DICKERSON +1 617.510.8565, BETH.DICKERSON@GIBSONSIR.COM PROPERTY ID: LPDS9H

$39,500,000

SOPHISTICATED AND STYLISH BACK BAY, BOSTON

134 Beacon Street, Unit 201 This meticulous corner brownstone includes direct elevator access, a south facing formal living room, separate dining room adjacent to a beautifully designed eat-in kitchen, large family room and three bedrooms. Two direct access parking spaces are also included. MICHAEL MORAN +1 617.733.7660, MICHAEL.MORAN@GIBSONSIR.COM PROPERTY ID: J3SXWJ

$6,595,000

UNIQUE BEACHFRONT HOME WELLFLEET

925 Chequessett Neck Road Overlooking Wellfleet Harbor, Great Island, and Cape Cod Bay, this architect-designed home offers multiple decks with breathtaking vistas, two master suites, a guest wing, a swimming pool, and a private beach. EVA SCOTT +1 508.776.9231, EVA.SCOTT@GIBSONSIR.COM PROPERTY ID: RZ5QE7

$3,650,000

SPECTACULAR SALTWATER VIEWS EAST ORLEANS

43 Payson Lane This new custom home is sited on a pastoral private way with direct access to Pochet Inlet and encompasses an open concept layout, a chef’s kitchen, two master suites, and a spectacular roof deck. ERIC EHNSTROM +1 508.360.2244, ERIC.EHNSTROM@GIBSONSIR.COM PROPERTY ID: 5HSTNJ

$2,400,000

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