In 1955, the property became famous as the set of Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief". Grace Kelly fell under the spell of this unique Castle, positioned a few minutes from the port of Cannes and the Palais des Festivals.
Green Gables 74-acre Estate, has remained intact since its inception in 1911. The property is truly an extraordinary estate. The combination of man's and nature's best are brilliantly on display throughout this 74-acre Woodside, California, property which has remained intact since its inception in 1911. The creation of Mortimer Fleishhacker, banker and founder of Anglo California Bank and the Great Western Power Company, at the heart of Green Gables rests its magnificent main residence and gardens that remain home to this day for the Fleishhacker family.
Set in unusually large grounds of over 5 acres the contemporary house is built using natural materials, offering over 21,000 sq ft of exceptional living and entertaining accommodation. Built around an intelligent home automation system used to control temperature in each room, music, lighting and electronic blinds. Underfloor heating to the ground and lower ground floors with trench heaters and radiators on the first floor, and there is also comfort cooling throughout. The same materials blend from the outside in, with extensive use of natural materials and glass, resulting in a unique visual experience throughout the house.
Recently completed this home has been meticulously designed by the owner , as you enter through the front door, you have a breathtaking view of the infinity pool which drops off into a jacuzzi. The property offers panoramic views of the beautiful desert landscape featuring the Guanajuato Mountain range and the dramatic sunsets.
This property features reception rooms of grand scale proportions include a ballroom, martini parlor, his and her libraries, formal living room, formal dining room, north and south art galleries, and wine tasting room. 12 bedroom suites. Rare woods, stone, marble, and 12' high ceilings throughout. Elevator to all levels. Pool house with kitchen, 65' saltwater gunite pool, and tennis court. Heated driveway, and gated motor court. Situated on 6 acres on the only guard gated St. in Alpine. Nothing quite like it.
Old Westbury. Built for Howard Phipps, youngest son of Henry Phipps, Jr. who made his fortune at Carnegie Steel, this approximately 90-acre-plus property, in the heart of Old Westbury, offers you the rare opportunity to own a Gold Coast estate still owned and lived in by the original family who built it nearly a century ago. One of the several large estates owned in Old Westbury by the Phipps Family, Erchless was built in 1935. Designed by Adams and Prentice, this brick Colonial Revival style mansion offers a plantation-style, U-shaped layout enfolding a large central courtyard.
Located on the shores of Ticino, this beautiful lakefront property overlooks Lake Lugano, a glacial lake nestled between Lake Como and Lake Maggiore, that stretches between southern Switzerland and Northern Italy.
The Windsor oceanfront community is a New Urbanism development envisioned by Canadian magnates W. Galen Weston and his philanthropist wife, the Hon. Hilary M. Weston of Toronto, Canada. Created in 1989, this “village by the sea” features an Anglo-Caribbean aesthetic that is consistent throughout the the architecture of its community, from the Estate homes to the community centers and private clubs.
Located in An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), the Cotswolds is a charming pocket of rural England, with rolling hills, sprawling meadows, quaint villages and stately homes. This property is close to the charming village of Chadlington, providing a lovely rural lifestyle with amenities like a coffee shop, a butcher, a grocery store, and a local pub.
800 Admiralty Parade is located in Naples, Florida in one of the most prestigious neighbourhoods in SouthWest Florida, known for its private estates and pristine beaches. The landmark community has been ranked the 15th richest zip code in America, and is home to celebrities and some of America's wealthiest families.
The previous owners (one of the most well-known and respected families in Naples) customized this two and one-half lot estate with architects Mark Leonardi and premier residential builder Dave Rogers, using the finest materials to align the structure to its natural surroundings and achieve harmony and balance - an essential element of a uniquely high-quality design.
This resort-style retreat overlooks Keewaydin Island's Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and the pass toward the Gulf, an oasis of serenity and total seclusion.
A lovely finca home in a highly coveted location, close to one of the most exclusive marinas in the Meditteranean and offering panoramic views of the harbour and mountains.
Surrounded by gardens filled with olive and almond trees, this completely fenced plot offers total privacy. Traditional island character is notable in the design of the home, with exposed beams, tile flooring, and spacious outdoor entertaining areas with a “summer kitchen” and a guest house.