By The Editors By The Editors | July 14, 2021 | Home & Real Estate HBAT Home HBBO Home HBCA Home HBCH Home HBCM Home HBMI Home HBNY Home HBSC Home HBTX Home HBAT On the Market HBBO On the Market HBCA On the Market HBCH On the Market HBCM On Market HBMI On the Market HBNY On the Market HBSC On the Market HBTX On the Market
No doubt, the housing market is booming as more and more people seek their ultimate sanctuary—from basement bars to smart technology. With these luxe listings, there is truly no place like home.
1108 Wallace Ridge in Beverly Hills is listed for $65 million.
94.7% increase in Chicago home sales year over year
17 median days listings stay on market
34.5% homes that sell above list price
+ A breathtakingly renovated 5,000-square-foot condo at one of the city’s premier addresses in the old Mayfair Regent Hotel, this primo pad is priced at $4.5 million.
+ The expansive Bulthaup kitchen boasts ultrapremium finishings including La Cornue range, Gaggenau steam oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, and Dacor professional microwave.
+ Luxury amenities abound in the spalike bathroom: Bain Ultra free-standing Jacuzzi tub, heated floors, towel warmer, Bluetooth-enabled downlights, dual vanity and private WC with Toto Neorest toilet.
+ Nancy Tassone, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty, 312.751.0300
+ In the heart of the historic Prairie Avenue District, the former Marshall Field mansion is a three-bed, three-bath, 3,485-square-foot beauty priced at $1,305,000.
+ The one-of-a-kind residence is on two levels, both bathed in natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows from wraparound exposures.
+ A spacious marble foyer features a grand staircase; an elegant living room with fireplace; an adjoining formal dining room with butler’s pantry; a library with study; and an open-concept great room with balcony, fireplace, chef’s kitchen and dining area.
+ The home overlooks gated private gardens and boasts a two-car garage.
+ Updated luxury amenities include a deluxe spa bathroom with double vanity, separate whirlpool tub and steam shower with body sprays.
+ Brent J. Rosenbower, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago, 312.204.5014
+ This magnificent 151-acre estate an hour from downtown Chicago in Kane County offers the ultimate in privacy, security and convenience—including a helipad—all for $7.4 million.
+ It’s an equestrian heaven, with a six-stable barn, tack room, indoor and outdoor arenas, pastures, paddocks, a hay barn and more.
+ The 6,500-square-foot Prairie-style main residence offers multiple double-sided wood-burning fireplaces, two offices and entertaining spaces on two levels (the game room alone boasts a billiards table, pingpong table, poker alcove, pro skee ball alley and 12-seat theater).
+ Outside the primary home is a separately gated two-bed, two-bath guest home and a pool pavilion with two baths, a kitchen and a great room.
+ Nick Kluding, Baird & Warner, 773.255.6072
1,049 Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Residences Miami tower will rise 1,049 feet above Biscayne Bay.
Global City “Miami has become a true global city,” says Ryan Shear, managing partner of Property Markets Group. “Waldorf Astoria’s rich history and heritage combined with Miami’s flair has evoked an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response from a new generation of luxury consumers.”
100 Stories Nine spiraling offset glass cubes will transform Miami’s skyline as the tallest residential building south of New York City.
+ The property will consist of 360 private residences and 205 guest rooms and suites within the five-star hotel.
+ Residences start at $1 million, with sales and marketing being led in-house by PMG Residential in collaboration with Douglas Elliman’s Eklund | Gomes Team.
+ Concept designers Sieger Suarez Architects in collaboration with architect Carlos Ott worked in tandem with interior design firm BAMO.
+ Signature spaces will include a specialty restaurant, indoor-outdoor prefunction and function spaces, meeting and boardrooms, a resort-style pool deck with private cabanas, as well as a spa and fitness center.
+ “We are very excited for the reveal of this iconic building that is a symbol of Miami’s growing prominence on the world stage,” says Peter Politis, CEO of Greybrook Realty Partners. “It has been a pleasure working with PMG, Hilton and the entire team of talented professionals to design this truly remarkable building.”
+ One of the fastest-selling residential developments to date in Miami (90% sold in two months), the 65-story, 375-unit building features everything from studios to two-bedrooms and a luxury penthouse collection.
+ Residences under contract range from $400,000 to more than $20 million for a penthouse.
+ The project is co-developed by E11even Partners, which includes Marc Roberts, Michael Simkins and Dennis DeGori, as well as Property Markets Group and led by managing partner Ryan Shear.
+ Miami-based Sieger Suarez Architects worked with the team to deliver the Las Vegas resort-inspired project design.
+ Each residence, curated by AvroKO Hospitality Group, comes equipped with a range of high-end finishes, balconies with views of Biscayne Bay and Miami’s first medspa in a hotel environment.
+ Located in Brickell, the 75-story high-rise is the brainchild of Related Group, SH Hotels & Resorts and the storied Baccarat brand and will include 374 luxury residences.
+ The team of architects and designers include Arquitectonica, Meyer Davis and Enzo Enea.
+ All spaces, from amenities to private homes, are curated to maximize the property’s coveted waterfront location, with the Miami River to the west and Biscayne Bay to the east.
+ The tower’s bold architectural identity is inspired by the etchings of Baccarat’s timeless crystal pieces, with its chiseled glass facade creating an interplay of light that mirrors the glittering waters below.
+ Residents will enjoy a host of five-star amenities including a hammam spa, multiple swimming pools and cabanas, an interactive water playground and more.
34% sales increase in Boston from a year ago
19% increase in existing home price, year over year
17% of all homes purchased were by individual investors or second-home buyers.
25% of the sales this spring were all cash, up from 15% a year ago.
+ One of the most significant waterfront estates in all of New England—sited high atop a dramatic bluff
+ Listed for $16.8 million, the home is 10,350 square feet with eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms and three half-baths.
+ 1,200 feet of direct shoreline access and 7 acres of privacy as a long gated driveway winds past a guesthouse and arrives in the cobblestone motor court
+ Classic Shingle-style residence thoughtfully designed for entertaining and casual everyday family living
+ The grounds include expansive lawns, spectacular infinity-edge pool, cabana, fire pit, trails and a mahogany boardwalk leading to the water’s edge.
+ Brian Dougherty, Compass, 617.217.1842
+ Federal-style four-level gem built in 1820 in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill neighborhood
+ Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and one half-bath
+ Designer eat-in kitchen with high-end appliances, including the Wolf range, additional double-door wall oven and wood fireplace
+ The $3.2 million home is perfect for entertaining, with an expansive living room and dining room, plus floor-to-ceiling wet bar.
+ Meticulously designed slate patio with built-in sofas and storage
+ Kristen Gaughan, William Raveis Real Estate, 617.852.3004
Thriving “The Hamptons market is continuing to thrive,” says Susan Breitenbach of Corcoran. “It is like Fourth of July used to be, but every weekend!”
$59.5M The most expensive sale in the residential luxury market in Q1 2020, at 70 Further Lane in East Hampton
89% year-over-year increase in sales in the South Fork
+ The home, listed for $4,495,000, was built in 2020.
+ 7,000 square feet with six bedrooms, six bathrooms and two half-baths
+ The first “Passivhaus” in the Hamptons offered to the public
+ Surrounded by 86 acres of preserve
+ Antonio Bottero, Compass, 917.922.0390
+ Finished in 2015, the estate is on the market for $7.1 million.
+ 9,300 square feet with seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and three partial baths
+ A 50-foot pool and tennis court are set amid lush, secluded lawns.
+ Solar panels and water heater are among numerous green features.
+ Paul Hoffman, Coldwell Banker Beau Hulse Realty Group, 631.613.1660
+ Built in 2004
+ The 9,200-square-foot home has eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, three half-baths and is listed for $23.95 million.
+ It was renovated in 2018 by award-winning firm Workshop/ADP.
+ Sits on 3.3 acres
+ Sara Goldfarb, 631.329,9400; Tal Alexander, 212.350.8500; Douglas Elliman
82% jump in high-end home sales in San Francisco for the first quarter of 2021
21 median days a home is on the market in California
66.2% year-over-year increase in sales in Los Angeles
+ Situated on a triple-width lot in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood, this $46 million new-build by Troon Pacific is a tech-enabled masterpiece with sustainability and wellness at the forefront.
+ The 12,000-square-foot home has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two half-baths and a rare-for-the-city three-car garage.
+ Design features include a double-height atrium foyer, a floating glass staircase and artisanal finishes.
+ Clocking in at 18,000-plus square feet, this architectural masterpiece houses seven bedrooms and 14 bathrooms.
+ Beyond expansive views, the $65 million (or Bitcoin equivalent) home boasts stunning design details including a state-of-the-art Gaggenau main kitchen and a 20-foot cascading water wall set behind a 150-year-old olive tree flown in from Italy.
+ A 2,000-bottle wine cellar, a wellness center and gym, and a home theater are included.
+ Michael Chen and Aaron Kirman, Aaron Kirman Group; Adam Rosenfeld, Compass
+ Sprawled across 3 acres, this oceanfront Orange County estate showcases stunning views from every room of the house.
+ The nearly 13,000 square feet of living space includes a main residence, a two-bedroom guesthouse and a nine-car garage.
+ The guard-gated compound has seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and three half-baths, all composed of luxe design details—think beamed ceilings, brick-and-stone walls, Venetian plaster, walnut millwork and more.
+ The home, listed for $38 million, sits above one of Southern California’s most renowned surfing spots.
+ Fredrik Eklund, Ariana Gaffoglio and Seth Nelson, Eklund | Gomes Team; Douglas Elliman; Calle Isabella
48.4% percentage home prices are up, compared to May 2020
28 average days homes are on the market, compared to 46 days in 2020
4% “Hot” homes can sell for roughly 4% above list price and reach pending status in around nine days.
+ Known as the Castle on the Hill, this $21,999,999 new-build in Silverleaf’s Upper Canyon clocks in at an expansive 12,617 square feet.
+ Crafted by Fratantoni Luxury Estates, the main home includes five bedrooms and 6 ½ bathrooms, while the separate guest house features two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
+ Angelo Fratantoni and Vincent Fratantoni, The Fratantoni Group, 480.621.7878; West USA Realty Scottsdale
+ Designed by Scottsdale’s Dale Gardon Design and built by Salcito Custom Homes, this Mediterranean masterpiece offers its owners four en suite bedrooms sprawled across 12,797 square feet.
+ An exquisite guesthouse has its own private bedroom, plus a must-see indoor spa.
+ The well-appointed amenities of the $12.75 million home continue outdoors thanks to formal European gardens, a sparkling pool terrace and mountain and golf course views.
+ Lisa Westcott, Silverleaf Realty, 480.229.3455
28% increase in homes sold since this quarter last year
The Parks Have It “Chastain Park’s newly renovated 2.6-mile trail is a huge reason people are so attracted to the area and Tuxedo Park has beautiful large lots,” says Sam Bayne of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. “Both neighborhoods are the most active new construction neighborhoods in the city.”
Southern City “Atlanta has changed so much in these past couple of years and is only growing more,” notes Bayne. “People have sought solace here from more crowded areas to get more bang for their buck.”
+ Located in sought-after Ansley Park, this circa-1928 Tudor-style home features four bedrooms, five bathrooms and sits on three-quarters of an acre.
+ Originally designed by Pringle & Smith, the historic home, on the market for $4.5 million, has undergone a renovation and been beautifully maintained by its previous owners.
+ The interiors feature a wide, long entryway, a walnut-paneled library, a sunny manor-size living space that opens to a screen porch and a formal dining room.
+ Outside, experience the Lutyens-inspired terrace fireplace and views of Midtown.
+ Jim Getzinger, Compass, 404.307.4020
+ Listed at $13.95 million, this dual-level penthouse provides stunning views and amenities with the luxury name to back it: The Waldorf Astoria Residences, Atlanta Buckhead houses the home, newly constructed in 2020 and designed by Harrison Design.
+ The home features four bedrooms, four bathrooms and one half-bath, as well as 360-degree views from every room. In total the home boasts 8,266 square feet, while a four-car garage solves the usual hassle of high-rise living.
+ It also features top-of-the-line fixtures and appliances throughout the kitchen, sitting room, bedroom and en suite. Experience handcut natural stone, natural stone countertops, walnut cabinetry, marble, onyx, and mosaic design accents.
+ Integrated art enclaves, sitting areas and a variety of city and mountain views in three additional en suites provide the ideal place to unwind and reset.
+ Christa Huffstickler, Engel & Völkers Atlanta
+ This Spitzmiller & Norris-designed gated estate sits lavishly on 4.09 acres in Atlanta’s popular Buckhead neighborhood.
+ The traditional home built in 2004 and listed for $4,549,000 features seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and two half-baths, totaling 9,324 square feet.
+ Inside, enjoy an open floor plan, formal dining room, custom gourmet kitchen and breakfast room, separate family room, mahogany-paneled library and owner’s suite with marble his-and-hers bathrooms and closets. At the terrace level, find a game area, wine cellar and movie theater.
+ Outside, lush gardens, a four-car garage, guest suite and large area for a pool or tennis court round out this property’s fabulous offerings.
+ Sam Bayne, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty
23.1% percentage home prices are up, compared to May 2020 year over year
21 median days on the market
50.9% of homes are sold above list price
+ Built in 1928, the penthouse is 3,483 square feet with three bedrooms, three bathrooms and one half-bath.
+ The two-story penthouse is nestled in Montgomery Plaza, steps from the Cultural District and Trinity Park.
+ Offering sky-high views of downtown Fort Worth, the landmark property is a gem in the heart of a city rich in history.
+ Sited on a lofty 2.77 acres in the esteemed Volk Estates, this home was built in 2018 and is listed for $46.5 million.
+ There are 23,688 interior square feet with six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and three partial baths.
+ Outside, find a pool and spa-hot tub amid lush, secluded lawns.
+ There is solar power heating as well as numerous other green features.
+ JB Hayes, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, 214.350.0400
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