From an Italian-inspired compound in Woodside, California, to a beachfront villa in Dubai, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $26 million.
Woodside, California | Gary Campi, Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty
Presiding over three acres on one of Woodside’s most premier streets, this magnificent compound evokes the aesthetic of an Italian village with a series of buildings connected by arched walkways, crushed stone paths, and exceptional grounds with resort-inspired amenities. Completed in 2008 by renowned builder R.J. Dailey, the property is a world-class destination with every aspect for luxurious living implemented into each building. The five-bedroom main residence spans three levels connected by elevator plus an observation tower. There is a separate office and adjoining fitness center with spa bath including steam and sauna, a two-bedroom guest house, plus a barn with two-bedroom apartment. A pool pavilion, spacious verandas, infinity-edge pool and spa, plus golf practice area beckon outdoor entertaining on any scale. All around, heritage oaks, redwoods, and olive trees along with prolific gardens and stretches of lawn connect the entire property with the natural beauty for which Woodside is known.
Aspen, Colorado | Maureen Stapleton, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty
Absolutely the best of the best, from the finest materials and finishes, to the near-magical location on Hallam Lake, this custom-built home designed by Bill Poss and Associates and developed by structural engineers six to seven bedrooms, eight-and-one-half baths in Aspen’s West End. With spacious yards and patios that overlook 40 acres of the most pristine and protected land in all of Aspen, this home is the ultimate private escape.
Panama City, Panama
Panama City, Panama | Rafael Gangi, Panama Sotheby’s International Realty
Known affectionately as “Casablanca,” this secluded mansion, nestled at the foothills of the Gaital Mountain chain,
spans 16,000 square-feett of living space. Recently completed after five years in the making, the home features handmade woodwork, metalwork, and cement finishes to create a uniquely private and graceful three-story, neo-classical columned portico mansion. A blend of classic and modern elements, Casablanca is an architectural gem in Panama City.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Julia van de Burgt, Luxhabitat Sotheby’s International Realty
Luxhabitat is proud to present the most sought-after property on the Palm Jumeirah’s Frond M. Inspired by the beach, this two-story villa defines a new state of ocean living. Everything has a purpose. From floating steps designed for maximizing natural sunlight to neutral color schemes acting as a blank canvas for interior expression, the results are an aesthetic where architecture is at one with the landscape. A framed sculptural tree sits at the heart of the courtyard within a reflection pond that provides rippling water effects that filter through the inside space. Designed to give 120-degree views for infinite light experiences across the day and throughout the year, the most commanding spot on the frond is maximized at every opportunity but always with privacy in mind.
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