duPont REGISTRY Featured Property- Foxburg, Pennsylvania

Nestled in the majestic Allegheny Mountains of Western Pennsylvania, the River Stone Estate provides a rare opportunity to acquire an impeccably restored mansion with state of the art amenities, stunning architecture and exquisite grounds. This extraordinary 1200 +/- acre riverfront property is located at the confluence of the Clarion and Allegheny Rivers in Foxburg, Pennsylvania. One of the largest privately owned estates in Pennsylvania, RiverStone is renowned for its breathtaking views and remarkable craftsmanship. With 26 stunning structures including extensive equestrian facilities, greenhouse, carriage house, aviary, additional residences and event center, the Estate provides a tranquil setting for a relaxing escape to the country. This prestigious property was first owned by the prominent Philadelphia Fox Family, descendants of George M. Fox the founder of the Quaker religion. Distinguished by the spectacular exterior and interior architectural elements, the Mansion was originally constructed in 1828, with a major addition in 1845, and the north wing erected in 1877, by the Fox Family. Arthur and Patricia Steffee undertook an extensive restoration and expansion of the mansion in 2000. The manor was magnificently crafted and features a distinctive tiger maple staircase, gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, a conservatory, master suite with terrace and grand view of the Allegheny River.

 

The house has 17 operational fireplaces, handicap accessible guest suite, two additional bedrooms, formal living and dining rooms, library, music room, as well as an English Pub Style game room, bar, and wine cellar. In order to complete these architecturally astounding renovations, which included the construction of both a north and south pond, the foundation of the original structure was vastly improved. Complete with copper roof and downspouts, the mansion is a convergence of innovation and historic beauty. Magnificent year round living or simply for a weekend or summer getaway, this stunning Estate overlooks the nationally designated Wild and Scenic Allegheny and Clarion Rivers. The nearby Village of Foxburg, located just an hour and a half from both Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Cleveland, Ohio, provides unlimited opportunities for entertainment, arts and travel. This charming town is home to the 9-hole Foxburg Country Club, recognized as the oldest continuously operated golf course in the United States. With spectacular views of the river, the Allegheny Grille and Foxburg Inn offer luxurious lodging and dining. Entertainment opportunities include touring and sampling the specialty wines of the Foxburg Wine Cellars, attending performances at the Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Performing Arts, or visiting the American Golf Hall of Fame. Some of the many recreational adventures in Foxburg and at the RiverStone Estate include hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, boating, horseback riding, Segway tours, and cross country skiing. This property is listed by Robert Smith from Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.

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Mountain Luxury Real Estate

 

The mountains. Those two words evoke clean air, views, nature. It’s enough to make you utter “Ahh.” Or “Oh my,” as the price of getting back to nature may not be getting any less expensive. 

You see, for three consecutive months this year already, the number of existing homes sold has edged upward and dramatic price declines have started to fade, according to the National Association of Realtors. 

Add to that mix the fact that the typography of mountain areas tends to naturally limit development and the number of possible homesites. And less inventory generally means more price stability. 

So that mountain getaway, for example, in the Rockies or the Appala- chians you have been longing for may not be “on sale” much longer. 

Though, it is still a great time to be in the market for a mountain home. Plus if you plan on holding on to it to take advantage of the lifestyle, you can’t go wrong, really. Real estate is, after all, a practical investment you can live in and enjoy.

There are things you can do to make sure you get the most for your money when buying for your winter wonderland or mountaintop aerie, however. 

First, make a wish list and know what you want to spend. This will allow you to strategize, so if ski retreat with three bedrooms is what you’re looking for, you can narrow your search.

Next, arm yourself with experts: Choose a local Realtor and a local appraiser to help you navigate the residential market. They’re the team who can better discern the value of a property you’re interested in. And you’ll appreciate their market knowledge even more if the property is a short sale or foreclosure.

Plus remember this is a buyer’s market and you’re a buyer, so you have more inventory to choose from. So if something’s not quite right with one property, chances are there’s another one to charm you. 

Another thing to keep in mind is an open mind. Perhaps with slight modifications, such as upgrading to energy-efficient appliances a property can be your dream home and allow you to take advantage of tax credits for green remodeling.

And if money is you’re deciding factor, looking in less accessible areas or less popular resort areas can yield more home and amenities for your money.

Mountain Luxury Markets

Aspen

Black Mountain

Lake Tahoe

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Crested Butte Luxury - High Meadow Ranch

The old saying that the “view from the top looks good” still holds true, especially if you are talking about the view from High Meadow Ranch. Situated on seventy-two acres of mountain meadow just outside of Crested Butte, Colorado, High Meadow Ranch has a spectacular serene setting consisting of mountains, valleys, and forest.  

“The home offers exceptional views of the area,” says John Stratman, broker with Mason & Morse Ranch Company in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. “It sits high in a meadow overlooking the Crested Butte Valley and surrounding mountains.” Located just minutes from the Crested Butte Mountain Resort, its prime location is perfect for both summer and winter recreational activities. 

Its breathtaking backdrop and unique location adds to the secluded feel of the home. The property borders the Gunnison National Forest, allowing direct access into the forest and, as Stratman says, “more area to roam.” Of course, this unparalleled location means that native wildlife sightings become a regular part of life.

Built by Copper Creek Homes and designed by architect Daniel J. Murphy, the $4,599,000 home’s exterior consists of native stone and reclaimed barn wood. Covered decks provide the perfect place to enjoy the home’s one-of-a-kind views.  

The interior of the home makes an almost seamless transition from the surrounding natural environment. Its 5,600 square feet of living space is graced with details such as massive overhead timber beams, reclaimed oak flooring, cherry cabinetry, and a stone hearth. 

“It has all of the amenities that you would expect to find in a high- quality mountain estate,” Stratman says. Its gourmet kitchen, wet bars, and dining areas open up to the large great room with its magnificent mountain views, making the home the perfect place for entertaining. A state-of-the-art media room adds to the festive ambience. The master bedroom is strategically located on the first floor, allowing for maximum privacy. 

High Meadow Ranch is listed by Stratman in cooperation with Red Lady Realty in Crested Butte. 

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Peachtree Luxury Real Estate Georgia

Those with only a passing knowledge of Georgia probably are most familiar with Atlanta and Savannah. But by limiting a home search to those well-known spots, prospective buyers could miss out on some unique venues around the state. After all, some of Georgia’s less-known areas, including Peachtree City and St. Simons Island, provide some remarkable residential options. 

 

Year-round resort living 

Peachtree City, for instance, delivers access to the jobs and cultural life of Atlanta. It’s situated less than one hour south of downtown. But, as Mike Robinson of RE/MAX Around Atlanta Results says, “Everyday, it feels like you’re coming home to a resort after work.” Robinson still sees properties selling and financing being offered, though he also acknowledges a softening and a slowing in the market. That means there are some attractive deals for buyers. “We didn’t enjoy those huge leaps in Peachtree City, so we also don’t get the huge hits when the market turns,” he observes. He’s been relying heavily on his appraisal knowledge and twenty-plus years in the real estate industry to help clients make wise, informed decisions. 

 

For buyers, one such decision could entail purchasing a 5,400-square-foot house in North Cove, an upscale enclave within Peachtree City whose neighborhood design emulates some of the elements and ambiance of historic Charleston, South Carolina. The property is being offered as a turnkey, meaning that the furnishings are included in the $3.95-million asking price. “The linens are on the beds, so someone really only needs to bring clothes and a toothbrush,” says Robinson. 

The property was custom-designed from top to bottom. The four-bedroom house includes an array of unusual touches, such as custom chandeliers in the front and back foyers, gold leaf highlights on the ceiling, Alder wood interior doors, and a hand-painted domed ceiling. Outside sits a full outdoor kitchen overlooking the pool and spa, and a separate two-story house can serve as a guest cottage or housing for a nanny or caretaker. A sunroom features views of Lake Kedron. Among the additional highlights of the home are an elevator, a custom closet with a built-in safe, and a posh master bathroom with limestone floors and stone sinks. “Everything in this house was designed and done to perfection,” observes Robinson. 

 

Beyond the confines of the house sits a larger community and its array of amenities. Peachtree City, itself, is actually a master-planned city spread across 15,000 acres. It’s known for its network of golf paths—more than ninety miles of them—that wind around the community through wooded areas, lakes, and green space. The series of paths means that residents can abandon their cars and get to school, work, and shopping via golf cart. The paths also serve the needs of bikers, runners, and in-line skaters. In addition, a membership to one of Peachtree City’s golf courses gives golfers access to a total of twenty-three courses. Additional recreational options include tennis, swimming, and boating. Such amenities are likely the reasons residents have the sense that they’re living in a year-round resort. 

Three times, a charm

Susan Hardwick has gotten used to people’s disbelief when they discover there are coastal areas of Georgia set on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s just the first of many happy surprises for those who visit St. Simons Island for the first time. Hardwick is a broker with Sea Palms Realty Company, St. Simons Island.

St. Simons Island is situated halfway between Savannah and Jacksonville, and both cities are within about sixty miles. St. Simons is one of a trio of picturesque islands that includes Sea Island and Jekyll Island. “Our own airport and the proximity to Jacksonville make the island easily accessible for those who want to discover someplace different,” she says.  

And different the environment is. “We have live oaks, no billboards and it’s green year-round,” comments Hardwick. “Moreover, it’s quaint and steeped in the deepest of history.” Among its historic sites are the St. Simons Lighthouse and Fort Frederica, established in 1736. 

Hardwick observes that it usually requires a mere three visits to St. Simons before people take the leap to buy. That’s fine by her. The first two visits involve getting to know the place and becoming enamored. On the third visit, they stop by her real estate office. 

Typically people fall in love with the pristine nature, an ambiance of southern charm, and a vast array of recreation, including fishing, golfing, kayaking, and hiking. The island also delivers on the cultural front with artists, galleries, and theater space. Relative affordability is a further draw, and home prices in the luxury tier range from approximately $800,000 to over $2 million. 

One property is situated on a marsh, which, says Hardwick, “Changes colors with the season.” The $899,000 house, built in 2001, consists of two stories. One, a 2,200-square-foot main house, is perched high on the lot, and below is a five-car garage and two extremely large storage areas that make up approximately the same size as the main living area. According to Hardwick, such a vast amount of storage space is highly desirable. 

The focal point of the five-bedroom property is its forty-one-foot-long porch that offers sweeping views to Sea Island on one side and to sandy dunes and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. Of equal beauty is a great room that connects to the grand porch, notes Hardwick. 

Another appealing aspect of the island is that the population includes a dynamic mix of residents, sixty percent of whom are full-timers. “We get a nice cross section of people from various professions, and it’s a nice melting pot.”  Moreover, the island is quite welcoming to new people. For instance, there are several active newcomers’ clubs and many residents have made lifelong friendships that stem from participation in such groups. 

St. Simons really provides an ideal escape from the chaos of conventional life. “If you like the big city but want a getaway, this island provides for that,” Hardwick comments. “You can enjoy the city and then find quiet on your island.” 

 

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Suzanne Perkins - duPont REGISTRY's Luxury Featured Agent

If seeing is believing, there can be no doubt that Suzanne Perkins is Santa Barbara’s preeminent real estate professional. Her record is unparalleled; her Top Agent awards and accolades unmatched. Representing some of the globe's most distinguished clientele, Suzanne's phenomenal success in the Santa Barbara market has reached historical proportions. Suzanne Perkins is ranked #1 agent worldwide for Sotheby's International Realty. In addition, Suzanne is the #1 Real Estate Agent in Santa Barbara County for 2007 as well as the top agent in Santa Barbara County for the entire Multiple Listing Service. In January 2007, Suzanne represented the sellers in the largest non-commercial transaction in California history, consisting of the El Cojo and Jalama Ranches, which were listed at a combined $155 million. In February 2007, she represented both Seller and Buyer in the highest value residential oceanfront transaction in Santa Barbara history. Commanding panoramic coastline and mountain views create a dramatic building site for a world class estate on this rare "on the beach" 3.5+ acre ocean front property located on Montecito's renowned Fernald Point Lane. The entry parcel offers a 3 bedroom remodeled beach cottage that could be used for living quarters during the construction of a spectacular primary residence on the ocean front parcel which opens to 300+/- feet of ocean frontage. There are Construction Drawings, active Building Plans and Permits for a luxurious one of a kind Mediterranean home with approximately 12,000 sq ft. of living space. The large and expansive public rooms open to beautiful beachfront terraces and loggia with expansive views of sandy beaches and treetop vistas of the mountains which define this exclusive seaside community on the Southern California coastline. With privacy and miles of pristine beaches to stroll on, this estate site of two parcels will never be found again and offers an opportunity to build an unparalleled beach estate. Live on the beach in a way few others ever will with privacy, acres of gated gardens, a three bedroom country cottage, and rooms which open to the drama of the seashore in front of your special beachfront residence. $47,000,000

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duPont REGISTRY Featured Property - Flower Mound,Texas

The word “Estate” has become trivialized in today’s vernacular of custom homes. Fifteen minutes from DFW by car and 5 minutes from the roof of “The W” by helicopter, this hidden jewel conjures images of Biltmore residing in Texas. Each room of this 19,337 sqft grand estate holds spectacular details. The French country kitchen is outfitted with an Aga stove and a cooper hood, a walk-in refrigerator and freezer hidden by a custom-made Gothic panel door, cabinets made from antique artifacts, and a backsplash inlaid with antique wooden chocolate molds. The formal living room suggests a tranquil chapel, with its stained-glass windows, and immense hand carved stone fireplace. Whether it’s the Sultan’s Tent themed media room, walnut-inlaid marble floors, a herringbone bricked arched ceilings, a masculine billiard room bedecked with shoe-shine chairs, or the stunning tree of life tile work that punctuates the secondary pool, such unique details of this home belie the belief that large spaces are always impersonal ones. This property is listed by Vanessa Van Trease from Chateau Realty, LLC.


duPont REGISTRY Featured Property- Hidden Hills,California

The Ultimate Hidden Hills compound estate! A world class private resort like no other. Every amenity desired and expected is in this equestrian masterpiece designed to perfection. A water world multi-million dollar, 200,000 gallon pool with cascading waterfalls, 80' slide, tremendous grotto, and MUCH more. A true entertainer’s fantasy! Other exterior amenities include a North/South tennis court, 5 stall horse facilities with riding arena, sand volleyball court, commercial bathrooms, mechanical bull, viewing pavilions and more. The interior appointments are second to none boasting unparalleled quality for the most discriminating buyer. 24 seat theater, game room, spa/massage room, master with his and hers bathrooms, and the most spectacular wine cellar/tasting room you have ever seen. This is the most unique awe inspiring equestrian estate on the market! This property is listed by Jordan Cohen from RE/MAX Olson & Associates, Inc.

 

 

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The Cliffs at Glassy Mountain - Greenville, South Carolina

The Cliffs at Glassy Mountain - Greenville, South Carolina Gorgeous French Country home sits atop of Glassy Mountain and offers breath taking views of the 6th and 7th fairways with an unobstructed long range view of Spartanburg Valley. Expansive windows bring the outdoors into each room and provide natural light and an airy atmosphere throughout. The exterior and interior was repainted and stoned in 2005. A slate floor entry welcomes you into the foyer with vaulted and beamed ceilings.. A two story stacked stoned fireplace is just one of the many attractive features of this home… The kitchen features all Kitchen Aid appliances, an island, customcabinetry, a built-in desk, and a walk-in pantry. The kitchen opensinto the hearth room that features a wet bar, wine refrigerator and 2 chandeliers and stoned fireplace.. This room has French doors that lead to the screened in porch and deck. Offered to you by Ken Burnside... for $1,350,000 It's all yours at greenville
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Posted on: 12/17/2009 at 5:42 PM
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Coral Gables, Florida

Beautiful luxury home in Coral Gables, Florida offered to you by the Zeder Team. It's a 6 bedroom 5.1 bath home located in the beautiful community of Coco Plum, a private waterfront community in the heart of Coral Gables. The 10,009 sq. ft home was built in 1995 and has been meticulously updated and cared for. Large gracious rooms, high ceilings, superior details and a magnificent winding staircase are a few of the homes features. The home has large entertaining areas both inside and out with covered terraces that lead to a gorgeous pool, patio and summer kitchen. The oversized 26,449 ft. lot has a fabulous water view of the wide channel, with one bridge to bay. The beautiful dock can accommodate a 45 ft boat. The home is walking distance from the resident’s clubhouse which offers an additional swimming pool, lighted tennis courts and a children’s playground. This dream home is one of a kind.

and all yours for $10,500,000


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Destination: DUBAI

If you’ve ever got yourself wondering where the most expensive hotels, the largest construction locations, or tallest buildings are; your answer will probably be Dubai. A place that would make King Midas jealous, Dubai is known to be over the top. Currently, it has the largest construction sites, the largest man-made islands, the tallest indoor ski slope, the most luxurious and expensive hotels (Burj Al Arab Royal Suites costs $6,850 per night) , and the richest horse race in the world.

Dubai is a business and destination paradise. In order to attract more investors, the government “set up series of free trade zones, promising no taxes, minimal regulation, and special incentives to corporations willing to locate to the emirate.”1 For tourists, Dubai offers the most exotic hotels and resorts, amazing indoor ski parks, desert safaris, and unique dinning experience.

In addition, Dubai’s luxurious real estate it is beyond spectacular.  It features an exceptional mixture of traditional Middle Eastern construction, modern architecture, and luxurious style.  It starts with the land layout; buyers can chose proprieties from the infamous palm tree islands to buying their own island from the newest “the world”. The latest, are man-made islands that were positioned in order to imitate the world’s map.

1 Steve Kroft CBS News.


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Do you think you can handle the stress of a million dollar home renovation?

Meet Mara and Michael Davis. Their home renovation has been featured on the HGTV channel show “My Big Amazing Renovation”. Located on the heart of Chicago, IL, this family had an initial budget of $ 800,000 and twelve months to finish an ambitious project to turn four sky risers’ apartments into a luxurious one.

 The new 3300 square feet home features include exotic Brazilian wood floor with an African wood detailing, unique marble counter tops, bathrooms, and floating illuminated sink on power room. Renovations on high riser are a huge challenge for construction because windows cannot be open, hiding wiring and plumbing is different from a regular house, and materials transportation must be carefully calculated. Besides the “usual” problems that a renovation can bring, the Davis had to deal with suppliers’ delays and bankruptcy.

 After six months over the deadline and $ 200,000 over budget, the apartment was finally finished. Mara says: “This is my sanctuary in the sky.” The results are truly amazing. Now, do you think you could handle a renovation like this?

 


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Posted on: 12/4/2009 at 11:21 AM
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Eagles Landing, Las Vegas

Nestled behind the private gates of the tree-lined streets of The Estates at Southern Highlands, lies an Italian villa resting on nearly an acre of land, rich in texture and color. “It’s a one-of-a-kind property not only for each individual detail, but also the combination of the exceptional overall design that makes this home so spectacular,” says Tanya Murray, a broker at Realty Executives in Las Vegas. “The quality of construction you can’t see is as exceptional as the finishes you do see.”

Stephanie Hodges, the owner of this 11,641-square-foot estate, started out with a blank piece of paper and her architect, Doug Purvis, then proceeded to use her attention for detail to make this house into what it is today—a masterpiece. “The layout of this house is well thought-out—it was important that it would work for entertaining and everyday living,” Hodges says. “A love of art, family and entertaining incorporated into the design make this a home for any lifestyle.” 

The home’s feeling of comfort and elegance, not only makes the house ideal for everyday living, Murray says it also “is very well suited for entertaining—all types of entertaining, from formal to casual and everything in between.” Outdoor entertaining, a hallmark of the Las Vegas lifestyle, is effortless with the well-designed outdoor living areas including an outdoor kitchen, pool, spa, waterfall and firepit. 

“Even for myself, as the person who built it, I still appreciate it as a work of art being seen for the first time,” Hodges says.  Walking in the grand foyer, Fine Art Swarovski crystal chandeliers from the Midsummers Night Dream Collection hang overhead complementing the custom-made staircase, Giallo Antico four-by-four marble slab flooring and Crème Marfil pillars.  Hand-crafted Italian furnishings in the formal living and dining areas exude old-world artistry. 

A spectacular, custom master suite in the owner’s wing includes an office, his and her closets, outside oasis, and private sitting area.  The master bath features all of the amenities of a luxurious spa including steam shower, private sauna and Bain Ultra Amma chromatherapy hot air jetted tub.  Details include custom granite countertops, magnificent Schoenbek crystal chandeliers and custom glasswork also seen throughout the home that was designed by the owner and brought to life by renowned artist Leslie Rankin.  

The kitchen features hand-hewn wood floors, granite countertops, 17-foot center island, detailed-custom cabinets, and a separate wine room with a custom-created wrought iron door.  The residence also features a family room with a full bar including sink, icemaker and refrigerator, spacious game room with additional full bar, a ten-seat home theater, and 1,100-square-foot private gym.  “The kitchen is so impressive, as well as functional, it was featured on a local television show,” Hodges says. 

 

Beyond the home’s extensive terraces lie the valley of Las Vegas and beautiful desert mountains, which can be seen from many 

of the home’s balconies. The estate’s location offers peace and 

privacy while still being near the Las Vegas excitement. “You have very immediate access to anything you could want,” Murray says. 

 

“It is enjoyed by many people—friends and family—because it is 

a very comfortable home,” Hodges says. “For whoever does live 

in this house next, there is just no way that they won’t feel the passion and love that went into building this home.” 

Offered at $8,900,000

 

 

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-Reynolds Fuller


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The 5 Most Expensive Estates in the World

Here is another entry from duPont Registry's very own Dani LiPira. She dreams of riches and exuberance. :)

Remember when you were a kid and dreamed how your future would be? You envisioned a huge house with all the amenities a king or queen deserved. Or you’ve watched “Richie Rich (1994)” and you added a rollercoaster, helicopter landing platform, and even your own McDonald to your dream house.

For those who dreamed to live a royal life, this is where you will find your dream house, I mean palace. They might not have your own McDonald, but they sure feature a lot of rooms and conveniences. To fulfill your life dream you will need at least $92,000,000.00.

At number 5 spot is the $92 million Toprak Mansion. Constructed by the infamous Turkish entrepreneur, Halis Toprak, this house has seven bedroom and four kitchens. The mansion is located in North London and includes a glass elevator, a glass bridge, a swimming pool, sauna, a Turkish bath, and double staircase.

The number 4 position is located in Turkey. Initially designed to become a resort, when this property was bought, the developer kept facilities such as the swimming pool, tennis courts, and restaurant. Sable Hills Waterfront Estate is valued at $ 100 million and it is a water sport lovers dream. The house provides structure to practice activities from jet skiing to canoeing.

The infamous Maison de L’Amitie is the number three in the countdown. Located in Palm Beach, Fl, this mansion has its own conservatory and ballroom. It also features fifteen bedrooms, fifteen full bathrooms, eight half-baths, and eight skylights. Maison de L’ Amitie provide an incredible waterfront view, unique carved bronze cellar door, and Venetian-style moldings. In 2006, the mogul Donald Trump listed the house for $ 125 million (he originally paid $41.25 million), but the economy downturn forced him to dropped $ 25million of the price. Last year, the Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovley bought the property for $ 100million.

In number two is the Starwood Estate, in Aspen Colorado, valued for $ 135million. Surrounded by an incredible mountain view, this 11,051 square feet property lies in 56,000-square-foot land and has a distinctive decoration style that mixes sophistication and comfort. It also features fifteen bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, horse stables, and tennis court.

The most expensive house in the world is Updown Court. Located in Windlesham of Surrey, England, this dream palace is valued at $ 139 million and shares the neighborhood with properties of the Queen of England. The “house” features twenty-four bedrooms, heated marble driveway, wine cellar, and underground garage. It also includes two-lane bowling alley, floodlit tennis court, squash court, and five swimming pools. For those who dreamed of their private McDonalds, this is certainly your dream house.

 


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Posted on: 11/10/2009 at 4:15 PM
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Luxury Oceanfront Estate in Florida

This magnificent property with approximately 235+/- feet of ocean frontage, is located directly on the Atlantic Ocean in Gulf Stream, Florida. Enter the property through an electronically controlled gate and proceed up the winding drive with lush tropical landscaping to the pea rocked formal entrance. 

This traditional style estate is approximately 14,000+/- total square feet with five bedrooms each with a full bath and quarters for the staff. Enjoy the spacious living and dining rooms. 

 

The large master suite overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and features his and hers separate baths, changing rooms and plus a large master den and two separate balconies overlooking the ocean. State of the art kitchen with two giant cooking islands, an adjacent sitting/family room, with views of the pool and patio area. Other features include: a resort size pool, patio area and cabana, an Oceanside golf putting green and three car garage via separate entrance. 

Regency Realty

561-715-7102

 


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