For years, Palm Springs and Palm Desert have been known as a celebrity retreat. It’s not surprising, then, that there is fabulous luxury real estate for sale in Palm Desert California. Furthermore, there has never been an offering nearly as unique as what is about to happen on April 30th. Why you ask? Because a stunning, Mediterranean-style oasis, Cholla Palms, is being made available at a luxury absolute auction selling with no reserve, a rare opportunity that does not come along everyday, especially in Palm Desert. The property is located in Cahuilla Hills Estates and boasts pristine views of breathtaking desert, mountains, and city. Read more »
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In Texas real estate, absolute auctions of luxury homes are a rarity indeed. Absolute, no reserve auctions, like the upcoming Colonial Haven absolute auction by Supreme Auctions, are even less common for Woodlands real estate. That’s because The Woodlands has a unique set of offerings.
The Woodlands started out as a Houston suburb in 1974. In the last 40 years, however, it has bloomed into its own vibrant community with an appeal all its own. In fact, the population has nearly doubled since 2000. Big name companies have also been snatching up Woodlands real estate, attracting successful corporate executives looking for a peaceful place to live, work, and play. Read more »
When you think of Denver and its desirable neighborhoods, the likes of Cherry Creek North, Washington Park, Hilltop and Park Hill come to mind, – but the most desirable Denver mansions aren’t necessarily in Denver proper. They’re peppered across the rolling and breathtaking landscape surrounding the city, particularly along the Colorado Front Range of the Rockies. Here are our top three picks for the most desirable areas to purchase luxury real estate, and buy a Denver mansion.
Cherry Hills Village, Colorado
Cherry Hills and Cherry Hills Village both developed around the prestigious Cherry Hills Country Club in suburban Denver. The area comprises of about six square miles of land, with over 6,000 residents in large single-family homes and sprawling estates. Homes in the area are generally priced from just below $1 million to $20 million. Almost 40 percent of people in the area have Master’s or professional degrees. Read more »
What do mega mansion house plans need in order to qualify as such? A cinema or bowling alley? A guest wing or live-in servant’s quarters? An atrium? Epic grounds? Abundant garage space? Yes – mega mansion house plans should feature these sorts of amenities and so much more.
In fact, one of the most exciting mega mansion house plans to ever hit the luxury real estate market is slated to sell same-day at a no-reserve auction on September 27th, 2014. Previously listed at $22 million, the largest absolute auction ever of a private home, called Serenity Ridge, is choc full of lavish amenities to ensure any and all of its inhabitants feel pampered – just like royalty.
Resting peacefully on 70 serene acres, Serenity Ridge was designed with the finest amenities for entertaining, relaxation and renewal throughout 50,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor living. Let’s take a closer look at a few of the aspects of this mega mansion house plan that make Serenity Ridge a truly prestigious property to call home. Read more »
Interested in buying one of the large estates for sale in the greater Denver area? Think the tourist traps of Aspen, Vail and Telluride or the overly developed gated communities of Cherry Hills Village are your only options? Think again. One of the most alluring things about buying estates for sale in Denver is the fact – unlike other affluent cities with estates for sale – that there are plenty of options well off of the beaten path but still a stone’s throw from shopping, transportation and “civilization”.
In fact, one of the most exclusive areas where you’ll find celebrities and private corporate executives making their homes is well away from the hustle and bustle in the beautiful and historic Western-Victorian frontier city of Parker. Nestled along the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies, this picturesque town, situated in Douglas County is one of the state’s most affluent but is far from stuffy or self-important. Unlike the other richly appointed mountain towns that attract year-round gawkers, obnoxious travelers and even the paparazzi, Parker maintains a small town charm as well as many cultural offerings. It’s just 30 minutes to downtown Denver but is also the home to wide open spaces and sprawling estates. Read more »
If billion dollar homes existed, where would you imagine they’d be located? New York? London? Paris? Hong Kong? Dubai? We’ve actually found two homes in two surprising places that either do or very well could qualify!
27 Story Family Home Built for $2 Billion
The first looms 27 stories large over the city of Mumbai, India. Fashioned after three of the owner and developer’s favorite Mandarin Oriental hotels in Manhattan, Dallas and Los Angeles, this massive home will house only Mukesh Ambani, his wife and his three children. Ambani, the head of petrochemicals giant Reliance Industries, built the home for $2 billion. With a lobby, 9 elevators, a 6-floor garage, ballroom, lavish lounges, multiple guest floors for Reliance business partners visiting the city, service floors for live-in staff to relax comfortably, an Entertainment Level full with a screening room, wine room, snack bar and entertaining space, a ‘Health Level’ with a spa, yoga and dance studio, gyms, solarium and even an ice room – not to mention the expansive and breathtaking multi-level living area for the family – this home is one the family needn’t ever leave, nor want to. Read more »
When you think of a mega mansion floor plan, you may think of staff and caretakers quarters, floor to ceiling windows, gourmet kitchens and maybe even something as over-the-top as a bowling alley or indoor sport court. But, what are the absolute must-have amenities for luxury mansion floor plans? Following a tour of Serenity Ridge estate in Colorado – the largest private home ever to be put up for sale at no-reserve absolute auction on September 27th, 2014 – the must-have list practically wrote itself.
3 Indoor Mansion Floor Plan Must-Haves:
Spaces To Work – Mansion floor plans don’t exactly pay for themselves, and those individuals truly successful enough to own such expansive and exclusive addresses also need to find time and space to work – and perhaps even lodge and conduct business with (not to mention entertain) important clients. Serenity Ridge does not disappoint in this department, thanks to its executive boardroom and additional conference room plus two apartment suites for out-of-town guests. Read more »
There are countless locales where you can purchase a luxury estate, but instead of moving to overcrowded Greenwich, the paparazzi-burdened Hamptons, the oft-overpriced condos peppering South Beach or even a luxury estate in the Hollywood Hills, many A-listers are opting to purchase their luxury estate in Colorado. Why? For two key reasons:
#1 Reason To Purchase A Luxury Estate in Colorado – It’s The Best Of Both Worlds – Colorado life can be as much on the grid or off as its residents desire. With world-class cities like Denver with its many eateries, museums, national sports teams or mountain towns like Vail and Aspen to its more quiet yet affluent areas like Parker and Douglas County along the picturesque front range of the Rocky Mountains, those who choose to purchase a luxury estate in Colorado can have a Michelin-star meal in the morning, spend the afternoon fly fishing and close out the evening at a Hollywood film festival screening. Read more »
Whether it’s for instant access to world-class skiing, because of the countless food, wine, music and film festivals, to breathe in the clean mountain air, for the chance to raise their children in relative anonymity or to merely escape the incessant paparazzi and throngs of tourists and crowds, celebrities are increasingly leaving La-La-Land and Manhattan for the wide open spaces of Colorado. But, that doesn’t mean they’re leaving their big city tastes for luxury behind!
Check out the following 5 amazing celebrity homes in Colorado (and one bonus celeb-worthy estate to be sold at absolute auction with no-reserve on September 27th. Who knows what A-lister will snatch this gem up!): Read more »
Denver, CO – with its rugged and beautiful landscape, access to year-round and world-class recreation, big city amenities, small town charm, and international airport (not to mention multiple area executive/private airstrips) – is a big pull for Fortune 500 CEOs. This is particularly true for those Fortune 500 CEOs looking to get away from the hustle and bustle (and crime) synonymous with megacities like NYC, Los Angeles, London, and Dubai. In fact, 10 companies on the famed Fortune 500 list (and many of their CEOs) live and work in the ‘Centennial State’ of Colorado. Read more »
With its big sky, beautiful mountains, sprawling plains and A-list amenities in picturesque resort towns peppered across its storied landscape, Colorado offers countless expensive homes for sale, with price tags well into the millions of dollars. But, Colorado’s most expensive homes for sale offer more than just views and exclusive addresses – their amenities rival that of any French Chateau or Palatial manor. Read on to bask in the possibilities of owning one of these three unparalleled Colorado mansions – including one with an opportunity to own at your own price. Read more »
Million dollar homes are becoming far more common these days – particularly as the real estate market continues to rebound. Multi-million dollar homes for sale are a far more exclusive lot and we’ve cherry-picked four of the most jaw-dropping mega mansions currently for sale. Their luxurious amenities, prestigious locations and cut-above custom touches are sure to astonish.
1. Miami Beach, FL
This two-unit $17.999 million combined Penthouse overlooking the crystal blue ocean is located at one of Miami Beach’s most exclusive addresses – 2201 Collins Ave. This multi million dollar home, with floor to ceiling windows in every room, plus leather walls, crocodile textured doors, Calcutta marble floors and custom kitchen cabinetry, makes this 3,595 square foot penthouse uniquely modern. In the master bath – one of 5 full baths throughout the property – the Japanese soaking tub is encased in liquid nitrogen privacy glass. The home automation system is also unique and operates all of the home’s lighting, A/C, and sunshades from the owner’s iPhone or iPad. Read more »
Billionaires and Fortune 500 CEOs require exclusive homes with amenities that are a cut above. Not only that, they require proximity to major international airports so they can jet off to important meetings in their corporate offices across the globe – and, better still, if their home is large enough to entertain important company guests, to throw lavish parties and even to conduct business and company retreats. The following are three of the most impressive exclusive homes for sale that offer all of the above – and so much more.
#1 Exclusive Home: 1832 Galleon Drive in Naples, FL – Listed at $49,000,000, this architectural marvel takes its cues from the famed Spanish style of Palm Beach architect Addison Mizner and spans four lots along Buccaneers Bay. 5 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 2 half baths make up this massive 14,678 square foot mansion that’s been maintained to “museum standards”. With walls of solid plaster and exterior ballustrades and loggias made of Mexican fossil stone, this Port Royal estate is truly on of a kind. The master suite was even given a nod as the finest in the United States by the Robb Report Fine Homes Division in 2003. Read more »
America is the land of opportunity – and, as such, boasts some of the planet’s most lush and opulent properties. And, a select few are absolutely jaw-dropping. Let’s have a look at the most expensive homes for sale in the USA right now in some of the country’s most exclusive areas.
Fleur de Lys Mansion. Listed at $125 million, this 35,000 square foot mansion seems to have been lifted directly out of suburban Paris. With 12 bedrooms, 15 baths and a ballroom that accommodates up to 200 – if the walls of this French chateaux styled home could talk, they’d have plenty of stories to tell about Hollywood’s elite. (Note: if you’re not in the market to buy, this mega-mansion is currently listed for rent at $400,000.) Read more »