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Ash Pond Estate in Kirby, Vermont | Sotheby's International Realty

Presented by Four Seasons Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to ID: FQB6SQ

The Turnberry Ocean Club Residences in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida

Presented by ONE Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information on this New Development, go to at 18501 Collins Avenue, Turnberry Ocean Club jets 54 stories into the heavens along prime beachfront in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. The Carlos Zapata/Robert Swedroe-designed high-rise masterpiece embodies the energy, architecture and opulence of Miami’s current “it” status. A luxury skyscraper as impressive as its Collins Avenue address, the eye-catching tower embraces the apex of Miami’s modernity movement: an amalgamation of glass, steel and towering white pillars intersected by sleek protruding balconies on all sides as well as a duo of cantilevered 30th-floor swimming pools and an al fresco fitness center overlooking the ocean.

Lake Sammamish Estate in Bellevue, Washington

Presented by Realogics Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to Demetriou designed and singular in nature, this gated home offers the ultimate in lakeside living and entertainment opportunities. Only the finest of materials and hand-picked artisans curated a new standard of excellence. Indoor-outdoor living with sliding window walls, covered terraces and expansive views. Dual kitchens, ultimate media, elevators, indoor and outdoor BBQ, fire-pits, resistance pool, sports court, putting green, garages for 6 cars and incredible guest parking. Superb I-90 proximity!Property ID: G96TN2

Lake Lanier landmark Estate in Gainesville, Georgia

Presented by Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to Lake Lanier landmark estate now offered for sale. Classic lake lodge custom built and designed by famed architects to stand the test of time! Just over eight acres with approximately 550 feet of waterfront! Gate at the road does not belie what is at the end of the winding road and across the bridge. Reminiscent of north country lodges; the extensive use of stone, copper, cedar and shake reveal six stone fireplaces, covered wrap around porches, exposed beams, tongue and groove ceilings, reclaimed floors and handcrafted stair railings. Enjoy magnificent views from every window, including a rooftop open cupola! Acres of grass gently slope to the waterline, anchored by sparkling pool. Large flex room downstairs most recently used to host wounded soldiers for long weekends of rest and fun (thus the room with eight bunk beds). This "bunk room" also serves as pool house with barn doors opening to the pool patio.Property ID: X895GW

Remarkable 15 Acre Ocean-to-Lake Estate in Manalapan, Florida

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - Palm Beach BrokerageFor more information go to, a 15-acre ocean-to-lake estate, stands alone in all of the Palm Beaches for its beauty, privacy, amenities and sheer scale.Offering a remarkable combination of 1,200 ± feet of dune-lined beach on the Atlantic with 1,300 ± feet of frontage on Lake Worth, Gemini is unrivaled among South Florida’s most significant waterfront properties. Perched atop a dune, with 360-degree views, it is the only home on the ocean beach for miles, yet just minutes from Worth Avenue. Like many estates in the area, the property is divided by South Ocean Boulevard, yet the road is essentially imperceptible thanks to a series of tunnels including one that is a furnished 15-foot-wide gallery.Property ID: X87DNR

Mountaintop Manor in Bernardsville, New Jersey

Presented by Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to among celebrated, historic estates, and surrounded by antique stone walls from a bygone era, this 16 room, 6 bedroom manor draws inspiration from the grand homes of America's South. Luxurious materials complemented by design and décor from the finest professionals are abound: transoms crowning windows, wide doorways, tall ceilings, a barrel-ceilinged gallery, and multiple fireplaces. The well-conceived floor plan accommodates entertaining, working, and relaxing. Three living levels, rendered with the finest amenities, are generously sized and warmly inviting. All bedrooms are en-suite with walk-in closets. The kitchen sprawls with ample space and the library is enveloped in cherry. The lower level offers entertainment rooms and service amenities supplementing the outdoor pool, terraces and beyond.Property ID: 7HDEBN

The Essence of Refined Country Living in Reisterstown, Maryland

Presented by Monument Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to does such a noteworthy and memorable home become available. This secluded property is being offered by the iconic Cal Ripken Jr. Custom built in 1985, then completely renovated again in the late 1990's, the twenty-five acre luxury estate exemplifies elegance and beautifully captures the essence of refined country living. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase this outstanding property!Property ID: SJ5V64

Exceptional Further Lane Estate in East Hampton, New York

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - East Hampton BrokerageFor more information go to's own custom built 7400 sq ft estate on 3.2 gated acres of manicured lawns and gardens on prestigious Further Lane one block to the ocean beach. Premium design details with curved walnut entry doors, polished stone floors, ocean breeze screened porch, huge top of the line kitchen, luxurious master suite with sitting room, spa-like bath with soaking tub, oversized steam shower and private balcony. Four additional en-suite estate bedrooms, oceanview teak roof-top observation deck, full finished lower level with screening room and catering kitchen. Remarkable gardens surround the 55 ft. heated pool with waterfall, poolside cabana with gym, summer kitchen & changing room, private hot tub area, tennis court and three car garage. A perfect oasis to spend quality time with friends and family or entertain on a large scale.Property ID: ZE5BW5

A Rare Architectural Estate in Issaquah, Washington

Presented by Brazen Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to rare architectural estate boasting the most exquisite millwork currently on the market. Sitting atop Squak Mountain in the gated community of Windsor Highlands, this stunning home offers absolute privacy and the most amazing views. On a clear day it truly feels like you can see forever. Taking 5 years to complete, this grand estate has over 6 miles of custom milled vertical grain hemlock bead board for the exterior soffets and over 40,000 board feet of quarter sawn white oak for the cabinetry and millwork. The entry ceiling alone took over 2 months with two craftsman working on scaffoldings to complete it. This is the perfect home for someone who enjoys working from home, garnering inspiration from the grand vistas out the wall of windows, or those who enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors and appreciate truly amazing craftsmanship. This home is so awe inspiring, it almost feels spiritual.Property ID: G8LX25

Remarkable Gulf Front Contemporary Home in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

Presented by Scenic Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to of the most impressive Gulf front homes along Scenic Highway 30A, this masterfully designed 5 bedroom, 6 ½ bath property displays remarkable contemporary architecture. Featured in Coastal Living Magazine, this rare and sophisticated property boasts the finest attributes of waterfront living. Designed by architect Scott Ballard from Houston, Texas, and located in the exclusive gated community of Gulf Dunes in Santa Rosa Beach, almost every room enjoys views of the Gulf of Mexico. Step inside and discover three floors of quality craftsmanship, including the top floor open living space, complete with dramatic ceiling lines and an impressive wall of windows capturing the breath taking views.Property ID: 5FMXL6

Striking Contemporary Masterpiece in San Francisco, California

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - San Francisco BrokerageFor more information go to of two residences in a contemporary building, 162 Lower Terrace was completed in 2017 and offers a dramatic modern living space on the top two levels with four well appointed bedrooms and three and one half baths. The spectacular entertainment space on the upper level is embraced by floor-to-ceiling, edge-to-edge windows and glass doors; opening directly out to two terraces.Property ID: QRCPZH

Intricate Modern Design Details in Park City, Utah

Presented by Summit Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to by award winning Axis Architects and built in 2016 by Benchmark Modern, 575 Rossie is an impeccable statement of modern design within walking distance of Main St. The home is clad in Sho-Sugi-Ban cedar with contrasting clear red-cedar soffits under a roof that slices through the interior in one continuous movement. Yet it’s not all about the look, this home features passive solar design, full LED lighting, radiant heating, and solar PV power generation - all wirelessly controlled through your smartphone.Property ID: HMY9LZ

Idyllic Beach Residence in Naples, Florida

Presented by Premier Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to Manhattan - Offers white sand beaches and the stunning blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico only 1.5 blocks, a short stroll, from this idyllic custom home built by Dreamhouses of Old Naples. This newly constructed MHK Architecture designed property features over 3500 square feet, an open concept floor plan and a master suite on the first floor. Upon arriving on the second level, a spacious and open loft greets residents and guests. Complete with four en-suite bedrooms, of which, two bedrooms offering covered decks, this split floor plan provides a peaceful and private ambiance. With entertaining in mind, the fully landscaped outdoor area, and exquisite outdoor kitchen and bar area complete with a swimming pool and spa were designed to enjoy Southwest Florida’s outdoor lifestyle. Owners will enjoy hardwood floors, gorgeous interior finishes, Wolf/Sub-Zero appliances, and only 2 blocks from the shops and dining on 5th avenue south.Property ID: MD4VNK

Striking Modern Waterfront Residence in Miami Beach, Florida

Presented by ONE Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to modern residence built in 2013 with 150+/- feet of direct waterfront and private dock. The Large lot offers wide water views and rare dock accommodations for over 100 foot yacht. Modern showcase created by sought after architect Ralph Choeff & builder Todd Glaser. Stunningly from its ground level reflection pools, light filled interiors, to the 3rd floor private sun deck, overlooking world-renounced South Beach. Estate offers ideal floor plan: Stunning swimming pool, summer kitchen, bedrooms with bath on suite, corner master bedroom with dual full bathrooms; one leads to 2nd floor pool, floating staircase, Gourmet kitchen with Dual walk-in freezers & dumbwaiter, 2 bedroom attached cottage, maid's quarters, 1 bedroom detached guest or Captain quarters, exercise atrium, custom garage. Located in prestigious and gated Sunset Islands.Property ID: QEQMYG

Highly Coveted Mid-Century Modern Penthouse in San Diego, California

Presented by Pacific Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to in a lifetime opportunity to own the highly coveted penthouse atop one of San Diego’s most iconic addresses: the historically designated 3200 Sixth Ave building designed by Henry Hester. Located across from Balboa Park, this immaculate mid-century modern residence commands the entire top floor. Secure elevator opens to private entry terrace. Form meets function in a spacious interior that has been stunningly renovated with a purposeful blend of materials. Floor to ceiling windows frame park and city views. Nearly 2,000sf of terrace areas integrates indoor and outdoor space. Due to Mills Act, property taxes are approximately $3,000/yr.Property ID: 7N6ZH5

Gilmer Park Historic Estate in Salt Lake City, Utah

Presented by Summit Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to exquisite estate in the Gilmer Park Historic District (listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996) is ideally located just three miles from downtown Salt Lake City. Constructed in 1926 and now fully restored for modern living, this home is perfectly situated in a park-like setting along Red Butte Creek. The European architecture features hand-painted ceilings, a two-story library with quarter-sawn oak built-ins, leaded and stained glass windows as well as custom wrought iron works throughout. The stunning master suite complete with private balcony along with his-and-hers bathrooms and closets provides the perfect pairing of luxury living with historic charm. The outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and sauna are perfectly situated adjacent the workout area for entertaining or cooling off on a hot summer day. Three spectacular stone stairways cascade through mature trees and foliage down to manicured lawns, small bridges and ponds where often wild geese and ducks can be found. You’ll feel like you are in Monet’s gardens at Giverny. Please set up a private showing to appreciate the many historical, elegant features of the estate on this breathtaking lot in Salt Lake City.Property ID: C33GL8

Exquisite and Timeless Waterfront in Auckland, New Zealand

Presented by New Zealand Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to the exquisite Auckland waterfront this luxury home sits on the world's stage. Ponting Fitzgerald's brief was for timeless enduring elegance and the result is an extraordinary experience connecting the land to the water through light and texture. A mere 4.4km to central city, fast access to key road networks plus Westmere Village and recreation reserves a stroll away, this is premier real estate and one of the jewels in our crown.Property ID: NYN46X

World Class Wine Country Residence in Healdsburg, California

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - San Francisco BrokerageFor more information go to secluded country lane traverses rolling vineyards to arrive at the entrance of this impressive residential vineyard estate. Nestled within a captivating setting of native oaks, gently sloping hills, vineyard rows, enchanting gardens and breathtaking views across Healdsburg’s renowned Dry Creek Valley, this sublime estate carries the trademark of genteel wine country living and the best of wine country architecture that blends indoor with outdoor effortlessly. Meandering pathways link the amenities of this significant estate, from the refined vintage style entertainment barn with spectacular kitchen garden to the sophisticated estate residence, dramatic infinity edge pool, extensive outdoor terrace, fire pit and pristine pro-style home practice golf green. Rural but not remote, conveniently located minutes from Healdsburg, Hwy 101 and the Santa Rosa airport, the estate is located at the heart of this diverse wine country region and only 70 miles north from the Golden Gate Bridge. The residents of this area are attracted to the local amenities associated with the region, including bicycling, hiking, proximity to the world-class Mayacama Golf Club, wineries and highly acclaimed restaurants and shopping. These attributes, combined with the natural beauty of the wine country make this an ideal primary or secondary residential choice.Property ID: D25HTB

Lush Hilltop Ranch Retreat in Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Presented by Puerto Rico Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to, ultra lush and very private, this hilltop ranch known as Hacienda Mont Carpe Diem offers a singular world to itself, yet is only 45 minutes from the San Juan metropolitan area. This picturesque retreat with expansive views of the lush green hills of Puerto Rico and the ocean, is situated on over 16 acres of land of which half of the property has been cleared. At an elevation of 2,700 feet above sea level, it provides the right combination of rain, sunshine and climate to create an abundance of flowers and vegetation.Property ID: C8QB4G

Breathtaking Iconic Residence in New York, New York

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - Downtown Manhattan BrokerageFor more information go to 52-A is a full-floor condo unit with spectacular 360 degree skyline views. This 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath home offers an exceptional approx. 3,310-square-feet of living space in one of the most desired neighborhoods in Manhattan.Property ID: DZM9C4

A Neoclassical-Style Masterpiece in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany

Presented by Munich Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to size comes from inside. The neoclassical style, built in the modern interpretation of the superlatives, presents itself rather "modest" from the outside and fits harmoniously into the wonderful landscape of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the privileged neighborhood.Its actual size and breathtaking luxury reveal itself to the viewer only in the interior on over 2000 square meters of living / usable area. As on a luxury yacht, only the finest materials were used in the highest quality. One of the most prestigious and best interior designer from Munich was commissioned for the design. A spectacular room concept ensures total "well-being"! The technical equipment is "State of the Art" and meets the highest international standards. Finest furniture from the best Italian designers round off the picture of the perfect dream villa.Property ID: GHBK6K

Hedgerows Spanish Colonial-Style Home in Montecito, California

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - Montecito - Coast Village Road BrokerageFor more information go to on a peaceful lane in the prestigious Hedgerows of Montecito, California, this stunning Spanish Colonial-style home was built in 2010 and is well-constructed with elegance, character and charm. It features grand living spaces with graceful arches, vaulted beam ceilings, wrought-iron light fixtures, ornamental iron work, and Romeo and Juliette balconies. The expansive great room has walls of glass with accordion-style doors that open completely to the loggia and scenic grounds beyond - creating a true indoor-outdoor experience. The great room is open to the gourmet kitchen and breakfast room and features a high beam ceiling and lovely high-gloss hardwood floor. The approximately 4,132 sq. ft. main home enjoys 4-bedrooms, 5.5-baths, and features a pleasant upstairs master suite with a view deck towards magnificent mountain views, as well as two upstairs guest-suites with en-suite baths. Another guest suite is on the main level. Lush, tropical gardens surrounding the home envelope guests with tranquil beauty and privacy. The partially covered loggia off the main house has a wonderful outdoor kitchen. Beyond the loggia is an inviting pool with a waterfall from the spa above. The large Spanish-style pool cabana offers another fun and inviting place to entertain, complete with a covered loggia, a grand outdoor fireplace, and columned archways overlooking the nearby pool and main house. The property also enjoys a private garden and seating areas behind the cabana, as well as a large work-out room connected to the two-car garage.Property ID: P8HGH5

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's Romantic Villa in Montecito, California

Presented by Sotheby's International Realty - Montecito - Coast Village Road BrokerageFor more information go to the hills of Santa Barbara, the pure pastoral ambience of the Tuscan countryside pervades this elegant stone villa, with its gentle light, rugged stone and wood and reverence for the natural surroundings.Perched on a crest with views of the ocean, harbor, and mountains, the secluded estate was designed and built in the 1930s by celebrated architect Wallace Frost. After living in Italy, Frost created the two-story, 10,500-square-foot residence for himself, emulating the classical style of 17th-century Italian villas and creating an air of Old World romance and refinement. Impeccable attention was paid to every detail: a classic barrel-tiled roof, terra-cotta surfaces, wide wood flooring planks, rustic exposed ceiling beams, 18th-century Italian tiles, vintage light fixtures, and sturdy walls of locally quarried stone.Highlights include six restful bedrooms, six baths, nine fireplaces, a media room, multiple libraries, a regal living room, a formal dining room, an inviting kitchen with marble-wrapped surfaces and stainless-steel appliances, relaxing stone terraces, and exquisite landscaping. Windows and glass doors admit lovely natural light, opening to encourage an interplay with the outdoors.The 16.88-acre grounds, secured by 18th-century Spanish gates and approached by a meandering quarter-mile drive, are strewn with olive and eucalyptus trees, charming fountains, colorful gardens, and eye-catching statuary and sculpture. An idyllic alfresco dining area is tucked beneath striking mature trees, their winding, twisting branches creating cool shade. Beside the alluring Roman-style pool, amid a swath of verdant grass, an antique Italian column creates a dramatic silhouette, most notably at sunset. Recent additions include the spacious, modern entertainment pavilion known as Jordan Hall; a lap swimming pool; and a tennis court. As the land rolls gently downhill, tall trees give way to a sweeping view of the Pacific and the hills beyond.

Beachside Retreat Featuring Prominent Gulf Views in Rosemary Beach, Florida

Presented by Scenic Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to architectural heritage & pristine design characterize this extraordinary beachside retreat featuring prominent gulf views and located steps from the Gulf of Mexico on the south side of Rosemary Beach. Designed by Bobby McAlpine, this property exudes sophistication with professional interiors by Susan Ferrier, including details such as the hand crafted shipwrecked 12’ pecky cypress ceiling flanked by 10’ floor to ceiling windows and doors, allowing ample natural light to fill the second story living area, which is the focal point of this home. Prominently located, exceptional gulf views abound as well as easy gated beach access steps from the front entryway. The open floor-plan caters to entertaining and offers a premium private parking court accommodating up to six vehicles.Property ID: C4Z328

Stunning Old World Style Retreat in Orange Beach, Alabama

Presented by Kaiser Sotheby's International RealtyFor more information go to on over 2.4 acres of lush manicured landscaping with. This stunning Old World style retreat will transport you to a tranquil oasis of beauty with 11,000 Sq Ft of meticulously thought out finishes. This stunning entertainers dream has everything that the sophisticated buyer would desire. Your journey begins as you enter the oversized double antique wooden doors which lead to the foyer and cascading wrought iron staircase to the main level. Your view opens to the serene Ono Harbour with outstanding sunsets. Feast your eyes on the beautiful chefs kitchen, custom wood cabinets, Wolfe gas 6 burner stove top, sub zero fridge and freezer, viking beverage drawers and ice maker. Your formal living area is complete with a gas fireplace and Overhead you will observe the exposed Sinker Cypress beams . Entertain in the step up dining room complimented by the crystal chandelier. The master is on the main level where you can relax and enjoy your morning coffee in your cozy sitting area or on your large screened veranda. Three guest rooms are privately situated across the hallway with an additional private living area. An additional guest room suite with walls of windows can be found on the third floor. Lower level highlights a custom 1500 bottle wine cellar, entertaining area and private gym. You will be in awe of the outdoor stainless kitchen which surrounds the festive martini glass shaped infinity pool with fire pits and lush waterfalls. As you step away you will access your pier and three boat slips large enough to house a 60 foot boat. This one of a kind home on three lots on prestigious Ono Harbour is truly a masterpiece.Property ID: WDCW5L