Handsome, smart and stylish, it’s what you’d expect from one of Hollywood’s leading men. So it’s no surprise that Robert Redford once called this dreamy duplex apartment located in a magnificent co-op limestone mansion home. This Manhattan abode, with its double-height ceiling and a wood burning fireplace, is easy on the eyes and meets your every need.
Some of the fabulous features starring in this one-bedroom beauty include a newly renovated Smallbone of Devizes chef’s kitchen where big name players include Sub Zero and Miele. You’ll entertain and wow your special guests in the open dining room/living room area and when you just need to get away from the spotlight’s glare, you can retire to the lovely lofted bedroom. The reviews are in, with its superb location and impressive garden views — this one’s a winner.
On the west coast of the U.S. we discovered Lionsgate, an extraordinary property once owned by “The Gambler”, country music royalty, Kenny Rogers. You can bet that no expense was spared and the attention to detail is sure to hit a high note with even the most discerning buyer.
Originally built by celebrated architect, Paul Williams, through the years the estate has been dramatically expanded and re-imagined while maintaining the integrity of its initial design. Spanning nearly two acres in prime lower Bel Air and offering total privacy, the estate has 11 bathrooms, 17 bathrooms and offers over 24,000 square feet of living space.
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A gazebo can be a strong focal point for a town center or park, but they provide a special kind of charm in your own back yard. More precious than a patio and more protected than a deck, there’s something alluring about a gazebo and we found a few that caught our fancy.
Originally designed for the founder of Publisher’s Clearing House, this modern sanctuary in Orlando, Florida was intended to be, “the absolute quintessence of modern technology.” With perks like an eight-car garage, koi pond, tennis court and an octagonal two-story conservatory, it was clearly designed for maximum impact.
While most of this nine-bedroom/nine+ bathroom property exudes a contemporary vibe, its expansive, traditional gazebo overlooks a fully stocked five-acre spring-fed pond. Its bucolic setting is in dramatic contrast to the ornamental interior spaces. Built for entertaining large crowds, it’s only 20 minutes away from Disney World.
Need another jolt of luxury? This private estate located in Kona Coffee Country spans over three manicured acres on the Big Island of Hawaii near historic Holulaloa. The luxurious retreat is an example of incredible craftsmanship, implementing materials like Koa wood, stone and oak throughout the striking interior spaces.
With three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms, this property offers more than 6,000 square feet of inside living space. The stunning built-in conversation area is a conversation piece in its own right. Other highlights include a spiral staircase, a marble-clad gas fireplace and full sauna. While home offers ocean views from every room, the inviting gazebo overlooks it all — the lanai, the ocean and the golf course.
Known as "The Crown Jewel of Lake Glenville," this private North Carolinian estate, Summersail, is nestled on 65 majestic acres. Evocative of an elegant Southern plantation, the Queen Anne-style home has exquisite details like spindles, gables and other ornamental niceties. But underneath all that yesteryear charm is every modern luxury you could want.
While the enchanting indoor features are a feast for the eyes, the outdoor spaces with take your breath away. Enjoying over 1,700 feet of shoreline on beautiful Lake Glenville, the eight-bedroom/five+ bathroom home offers multiple outdoor entertaining spaces, including a gazebo designed for dazzling guests.
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This past week, the best in the business gathered at the Wynn Las Vegas for the annual Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT. Amidst extensive networking, engaging workshops and diverse panel discussions with the top real estate agents in the world, members were able to gain insight in all things luxury. And of course, there’s no shortage of fun when our incredible agents get together each year!
With such distinguished speakers as New York Times bestselling author and former chief evangelist of Apple Guy Kawasaki, two-time James Beard Foundation Award winning chef Paul Bartolotta, renowned graffiti artist and keynote speaker Erik Wahl and Federico Pratesi of the ultra-luxurious Pratesi Linens, the exclusive event brought experts from all facets of luxury together in a world-class setting. By giving top luxury agents from around the world a chance to connect and learn from one another, Luxury Portfolio members are better equipped to serve their global clientele and stay in tune with the wants and needs of today’s savvy affluent consumer.
Thank you to all of our members for making this the most successful Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT to date!