by on January 4, 2019
Comprised of ten-interlocking pavilions, the Gray Head House looks like a quaint Swiss village rather than a Rocky Mountain estate. The 6,500-square-foot vacation home is situated on a picturesque 35-acres just outside of the Colorado ski town Telluride. Organized around a circle drive, the network of limestone volumes make a crescent shape offering a distinct vantage point from each one. Living spaces are sorted by function and spread throughout the interior where contemporary furnishings offse...
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by on January 2, 2019
When he wanted to escape the harsh Minneapolis winters, Prince would jet to this Turks & Caicos Island Estate. The residence previously went for sale soon after the singer's 2016 death but is now going up for auction. Located on the south shore of Providenciales, Prince's trademark is seen right away with a purple driveway leading through the 5-acre property. His signature color ends upon entry. From there, the only hue you'll see is the turquoise water of the Caribbean. The 10,000 square foot i...
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by on January 2, 2019
Backed by the striking landscapes of Honolulu, the Ehupua House combines unparalleled views and exceptional architecture. The home was designed by award-winning architect Sid Snyder and built in 1969. Much of the interior is organized around a central courtyard. Well ahead of its time, glazed folding doors open the inside to the lawn seamlessly integrating indoor and outdoor living. The four bedrooms have their own connection to the scenery. Each one is fitted with large glazed panels that frame...
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by on December 28, 2018
With its reclaimed teak cladding and free-flowing connection to the landscape, the Grey Estate looks like it belongs in Sonoma rather than Los Angeles. Located in Holmby Hills, it's owned by former Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey. The residence sits on a two-acre plot filled with olive trees, organic fruit orchards, and vegetable gardens. Spanning 12,782 square feet, the home consists of five bedrooms, 12 baths, and an opening living area that also doubles as a theater. The interior complements...
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by on December 28, 2018
Originally built in 1926, Red Oak Manor is now a modern California residence thanks to Moby. The musician and DJ bought the home in 2016 and immediately put the home through a two-year renovation. While maintaining much of the structure's original character, it has been given a contemporary revision. The dwelling now boasts five bedrooms, two of which are master suites, three fireplaces, and a yoga studio. The exterior was given the same attention to detail with a massive outdoor living area whi...
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by on December 27, 2018
Like its namesake, the Chameleon House has the ability to blend into its rural Michigan landscape. The tower-like structure is clad in galvanized metal and covered by slats of recycled translucent polyethylene. This combination creates a reflective skin that mirrors the color and light of the scenery around it. In contrast to its metallic facade, the four-bedroom interior takes on a warmer hue provided by with Douglas-fir wood panels. The main living area and rises above the treeline where large...
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by on December 19, 2018
Situated on the edge of a private peninsula backed by Colorado's Rocky Mountains, Sunset Ridge is encompassed with dramatic views. But the scenery isn't the only highlight. Designed by Aspen architect Bill Poss, the home itself is equally as stunning as its surroundings. The structure, although contemporary in form, compliments its rustic setting with Douglas fir-beamed ceilings and natural limestone walls, thoughtfully finished with fixtures and furnishings from around the world. Paired with wa...
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by on December 14, 2018
Ingrained in the Pointe Milou cliffside, the Villa Los Leones brings Mediterranean architecture to the middle of the Caribbean. The property occupies over an acre on the St. Barts coastline. Its white stucco facade is reminiscent of the homes that dot the coastlines of Greece's Cyclades islands, while both Croatian and Moroccan influences can be seen throughout its four bedrooms An eastern orientation takes advantage of the incoming breeze and sweeping seaward views. Photos: Sotheby's Interna...
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by on December 14, 2018
Spanning over 55,000 acres of its native island, the Molokai Ranch comes with much more than pastures and livestock. The property is picturesque Hawaii with water-front cliffs, rainforests, and beaches. Along with the cattle operations, the purchase also includes two resorts, two golf courses, and acres of residential lots, commercial lots, and oceanfront resort land for future developments. The coastline stretches more than 20 miles to the island's south shore which contains 14,000 acres of ree...
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by on December 10, 2018
Living like a king is usually just an expression. At Thornbury Castle, it's reality. King Henry VIII and his new wife Anne Boleyn stayed in the castle during their honeymoon tour in 1535. At one point it sat unoccupied for over two centuries and had once served as one of Britain's best restaurants. It's now a 28-room hotel and event space, and also includes acres of gardens and vineyards. All of the 28 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, making the property a turn-key business, or, if you're so in...
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by on December 4, 2018
When most people think of a private island, a tropical oasis is more than likely the image they see. This Private Scottish Island gives you all the privacy of a distant isle just 1.5 miles off Scotland's northwest coast. Named Tanera Mòr, it is the largest island in the idyllic Summer Isles archipelago, measuring roughly 1.2 miles wide, 1.6 miles long, and offering approximately seven miles of coastline. In addition to the land itself, you'll get a number of small cottages and other buildings, a...
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by on December 4, 2018
They might sit on the water, but Bluefield Houseboats would be just as enticing on land. Custom built in Northern Ireland, they're partially clad in wooden slats, with glass railing along the sides and around the rooftop patio. The interior is created with a free-spanning structural system, allowing you to shape your floor plan according to your needs. They range in size from 500 to 2,000 square feet, and come in both one- and two-story models. LEARN MORE FROM BLUEFIELD / TBA #...
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