Beginning with a European-Style stone mansion in New York to a soaring townhouse in Hong Kong, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features homes in some of the world’s most sought after destinations.
New York – This stately European-style stone manor rests on more than 262 sylvan acres stretching across the New York and Connecticut border with stunning views over formal gardens and a picturesque lake. Originally built in the 1920′s, the 20,000 plus square-foot residence is an exquisite showplace for grand-scale entertaining adorned with imported antique marble, limestone, onyx, mosaic tile and stained glass. Fireplaces serve as focal points in the elegantly paneled formal living and dining rooms, cloak room, library, conservatory and breakfast room. An indoor pool with Italian mosaics complements the grounds.
Poland – Boasting over 279 hectares, this extraordinary estate is located in the heart of a national park overlooking Warta River. It is situated 25 kilometers from Poznan, which is connected via highway with Berlin and Warsaw, approximately 300 kilometers from each of these cities. The main building has an oversized area of 3.246 square meters with four floors. There are nine beautifully furnished suites with private bathrooms located on the first and second floors. The ground floor features a huge ballroom with a hand painted ceiling and crystal chandeliers, a library and cigar lounge, a dining room with mahogany panelling, owners’ kitchen equipped with Clive Christian furniture, a study and the main lobby with white marble floor and an indoor swimming pool.
France – This magnificent ‘Belle Epoque’ mansion built in 1901 has been completely renovated throughout with only the finest materials. Over four floors, this majestic building towers the skyline and enjoys panoramic sea views. Sitting in a landscaped garden of 1200square-meters with large family sized swimming pool and terraces, this property offers six-bedrooms, all en suite and with dressing rooms, two living rooms, an office and a beautiful oval dining room. The home also features a wine cellar, a home cinema room and a hamman – sauna.
Utah – It began as one family’s dream to create a place where memories could be made to last a lifetime. It became a one-of-a-kind residence and recreational facility on twenty acres that includes not just a 20,000 square foot luxury home called “The Barn,” but an engineered pond with trophy-sized fish, a boat house and pool, a garage and hotel-style guest house, a motocross course with a state-of-the-art motorcycle maintenance shop, a large outdoor gathering area in the pines surrounding a huge fire pit, a storybook tree house, a “little red schoolhouse” and much more. Large mature trees, including the largest private grove of Sequoia trees in the state of Utah give the property incredible privacy and seclusion.
Hong Kong – One of the five exclusive townhouses in a secured compound, this detached home enjoys the serenity of the Peak and the Southside marina view. The spacious living and dining room, fourth bedroom and study are featured on the lower level. Floor-to-ceiling windows across the living and dining room bring the terrace and pool inside and provide a bright, light-filled environment for family entertaining. Travel via the elegant staircase to the three ensuite bedrooms upstairs. The master bathroom features a Jacuzzi, separate standing shower and double basins in marble top. Marble floorings accent the living and dining rooms while wood floors give warmth to the bedrooms. Enjoy alfresco dining, barbeque or sun bathing on the large rooftop terrace.
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