As part of the Sotheby’s International Realty network I am very fortunate to often have a front row seat to preview some of the most exceptional homes in the world. As a company, we list some truly remarkable homes and we strive to provide the absolute best white glove service. Likewise, when you list your home with me your home is not just exposed to those within the Boston real estate market, but the world via my network of international affiliates.
In today’s blog post I’m going to showcase some exceptional mountain view homes available through my network of affiliates. I hope you enjoy them.
Rancho Mirage, California – Located within the gates of the legendary Thunderbird Heights, a world-class property with one of a kind Hollywood influence awaits you. Welcome to the acclaimed home of former Academy Award winning entertainer Bing Crosby. With almost 7,000 sq ft nestled on well over an acre, this single story custom estate is nothing short of stunning. Boasting an incredible 1,400 sq ft master retreat, 2 additional en suite bedrooms, and an attached 2 bedroom casita featuring its own kitchen and private entrance. The private screening room is perfect to watch Bing’s timeless classics “White Christmas” or “High Society”. With countless features, including hand carved Moroccan doors to the custom chef’s kitchen, you will find luxury details throughout. Fleetwood sliding glass doors open to the grand outdoor pool/entertainment area enhanced with breathtaking views of the Coachella Valley. The property also includes an adjacent undeveloped parcel of land for extra privacy and future expansion. This home is steeped in regal celebrity history, including rumored secrets like the celebrated evening shared by JFK and Marilyn Monroe in 1962 in this home’s casita. Recent excitement in Thunderbird Heights today includes numerous visits by the President of the United States who vacations, entertains, golfs and shares his getaways behind these legendary community gates. It’s no wonder it’s been called “Playground of the Presidents”. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.
Corona Del Mar, California – 224 Larkspur combines contemporary architecture with zen-like aesthetic, thoughtful attention to detail and state of the art technology. Situated on the coveted 200-block of CDM Village, this uniquely chic three bedroom, three and one-half bath residence offers an open-concept floor plan with seamless integration of indoor and outdoor living spaces. There is a front patio with cast concrete fire pit and banquette seating, an open-air dining ‘room’ with stone fireplace and a stunning rooftop deck capturing ocean and harbor views. Upon entering the home through the custom mahogany Dutch door, one will find an eclectic great room for living and dining highlighted by French oak floors, beamed ceilings and fossilized stone fireplace. Just beyond, the chef’s kitchen with quartz counter tops has every amenity imaginable from premium Wolf and SubZero appliances, to built-in refrigeration drawers, double-wine refrigerators, and a Miele coffee-maker to name a few. The second floor consists of three bedroom suites and a distinctive library/reading room with built-in shelves and accent lighting. The airy master suite features high ceilings, walk-in closet, smartly placed built-ins, fireplace, refrigerated beverage station, quartz counter tops, heated floors, walk-in shower and soaking tub. An impressive Crestron/Lutron system is fully integrated throughout the home and there is space for a future elevator. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.
Snowmass Village, Colorado – The Red Mountain of Snowmass! Enjoy panoramic views of the Continental Divide and Snowmass from this brand new 5-bedroom, 5 full and 1 half-bath 4,455 sq. ft. home with 3-car 886 sq. ft. garage on .75 of an acre. Clean contemporary style and high end finishes designed by KA DesignWorks, Inc. Built by Janckila Construction to be completed late summer 2017. Sunny, south facing property, in a quiet and natural setting surrounded by open space on three sides. Close to Base Village, just a short walk via the Melton Ranch Trail to the Town Center. The skier shuttle, RFTA and Aspen School Bus are nearby. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.
Ketchum, Idaho – Thoughtful design and open floor plan accentuates your contemporary lifestyle while maximizing views of the Big Wood River and Baldy with abundant sunlight. This coveted Ketchum in-town location is close to schools, shops, restaurants, skiing, golf, and resort events. Dynamic 2011 construction featuring innovative and environmentally sensitive finishes and systems, resulting in a home that is absolutely unique in the market. Four bedroom suites with a separate office or guest quarters with private entrance. Impeccably maintained and ready for the most discriminating buyer. To see more of this exceptionalestate, click here.