10 Over $10 Million: December 2019 Edition
Looking to add a truly extraordinary property to your real estate portfolio before the year’s end? Perhaps it’s time to give yourself the gift of one of these fine estates from the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program. Whether you’re looking for a Hawaiian architectural wonder, a dreamy chateau in Bordeaux or a snowy-yet-sophisticated Aspen retreat, there are plenty of opportunities to dream of a new year, a new home, a new you.
59-069 Hoalua Street
There is no mistaking it: Hale Paumalu is a one-a-kind North Shore beachfront estate from beginning to end. The estate’s grand entrance and tropical grounds greet you as soon as you enter through the private gate. The poured-in-place concrete architectural masterpiece was designed to compliment the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Sunset Beach, while a rich palette of materials and details such as imported Italian granite, built-in antique pieces, teak wood floor and ceiling accents all create a warm atmosphere throughout. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass panels and spacious lanais create seamless indoor/outdoor living spaces and showcase the panoramic ocean views and year-round sunsets. All of the luxury home must-haves are present: a gourmet kitchen, catering kitchen, master suite sanctuary, three ensuite guest rooms, a library, office, wellness and leisure rooms, elevator, caretaker’s unit, artist studio and more. Paradise awaits.
Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France
Log this under “dreamy”: a storied French château nestled in a picturesque setting close to Bordeaux. The land spans just over 150 hectares and was restored at the end of the 19th century, by two renowned architects who carried out the most beautiful landscaped park in the center of Bordeaux. The estate is full of character features and history, teeming with one-of-a-kind French flair. Multiple buildings comprise this unique property. The château spans approximately 2 500m² across four levels, revealing grand spaces and rooms fit for entertaining aristocracy. The ground floor and part of the first floor has been renovated to modern-day standards. At approximately 1 400m², the stables have been renovated with impeccable taste, and is currently being used as a restaurant with professional kitchens at the moment. There is an original hunting lodge and a host house and a caretaker’s cottage.
Beverly Hills, CA.
An impressive tree-lined private driveway leads to a French country estate in a prime and sought-after location in the heart of Beverly Hills. Set on 1.14 flat acres, the property encompasses a nine-bedroom main residence plus two separate detached guest houses, a 60-foot long resort style pool and spa, a north/south facing tennis court, a 15-seat home theater, surround sound systems in four additional television viewing areas, state-of-the-art fitness center, seven fireplaces, full professional bar and staff quarters. No expense was spared in this automated smart home with designer kitchen plus secondary kitchen. The extensive remodel includes handmade custom milled cabinetry with the finest details of true old-world craftsmanship blended with modern day conveniences. This turnkey estate comes loaded with every detail throughout.
400 & 410 Lake Avenue
Aspen, CO, United States
Set in Aspen’s storied West End and overlooking the 25-acre Hallam Lake Preserve, this rare and private architectural compound unites the best qualities of the Aspen lifestyle. Two homes rest on two adjacent lots, offering a total of seven bedrooms, six full baths and one half bath on nearly an acre — perfect for multi-generational families. Together, the main house and guesthouse encompass 7,503 square feet of heated living space. Clean lines, mountain contemporary appointments and large picture windows that let in abundant natural light give the homes a sense of effortlessness. It’s easy to imagine spending quality time with the grandkids or your best friends. Despite this compound’s tucked-away location in the West End, it is within walking distance to the Aspen Music Festival and close to the prestigious Aspen Institute. Aspen’s acclaimed recreation, dining and shopping are also mere moments away.
17 Louisburg Square
Boston, MA, United States
This historic and elegantly appointed Federal townhouse is the ultimate reflection of Louisburg Square, Boston’s most prestigious address. Spanning across six levels are well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings, French doors, a sweeping circular staircase and elevator. Elegant bow front windows, with wrought-iron trim, provide all-day natural light throughout this magnificent home. Gracious living and entertaining areas include a formal dining room with Palladian china cabinets and gas fireplace, and a grand living room accented with stately columns and gas fireplace. The spacious eat-in kitchen is highlighted by Viking appliances, granite counters, pantry and desk area. The family room is located off of the kitchen with access to courtyard, exercise studio and playroom. Meanwhile, the study with mahogany wet bar, wood-burning fireplace and Juliet balcony provides the ultimate retreat. Five spacious bedrooms each boast their own ample closet space. The garden level boasts a bike room, ski room, extensive storage, caterer’s kitchen and European-style wine cellar. Yet the crowning achievement may be found at the highest point of the house: the roof deck with spectacular views.
14 Star Island Dr
Miami Beach, FL.
It’s all in the name. Casa La Bonita is a Mediterranean/Spanish-style waterfront beauty on Star Island, Miami’s most exclusive address. Situated on a sprawling 40,000-square-foot lot with 100 feet of water frontage and overlooking Biscayne Bay and the Port of Miami, this estate has never been on the market before. The two-story estate was built by renowned Mexican architect/builder/hotelier Carlos Gosselin. A stately gated entrance with gates imported from England welcomes guests into the home, which features imported doors from all over the world, and a beautiful courtyard and arched hallways. Features include imported Italian marble floors, century-old Chinese doors, custom-made Hindu doors, a movie theater, elevator, poolside gazebo, all hurricane impact windows and breathtaking sunset views.
600 Oakville Cross
California wine country living never looked so chic, thanks to this sprawling designer estate set on over three acres only minutes from downtown Napa, Yountville and St. Helena. Peaceful privacy, carefree stylish living, and breathtaking mountain, sunset, and vineyard vistas are the main elements you can expect to experience as a future homeowner. A contemporary Farmhouse-inspired residence designed by architect Sandy Walker and built by Cello & Maudru offers 5,537 square feet of light-filled spaces that encourage effortless living and entertaining, all with an enviable view. “Disappearing” glass pocket doors allow for a seamless indoor-outdoor flow, and nearly every room enjoys a view. Distinctive interior design by Barbara Colvin also contribute to the rustic yet refined style for which California wine country is revered. Beyond the main residence, there is a welcoming guesthouse, a three-bay car barn, numerous outdoor living and entertaining spaces, and an alluring heated pool and spa surrounded by lush lawn, mature trees, an orchard, and gardens, all envisioned by landscape designer Claudia Schmidt.
215 Carnation Avenue
Corona del Mar, CA.
This Brion Jeannette work-of-art impresses with approximately 60-feet of frontage is an achievement in contemporary design that blends exquisite finishes and awe-inspiring panoramas. A breezy courtyard punctuated by lush landscaping and stone accents introduces the residence encompassing over 5,300 square feet with a separate guest en suite and two-bedroom main residence. Upon crossing the home’s threshold, the sparkling Newport Harbor appears within arm’s reach, as its waters gracefully extend to the pool’s infinity-edge. Walls of glass and stackable doors at either end of the main level invite an influx of natural light and ventilation throughout the common areas including an elegant dining room with silver-leaf ceiling, chef’s kitchen, butler’s pantry, living room and adjacent covered patio with fire pit. Marble of various depths and color adorn the estate’s floors and counter tops, while handmade designer wall coverings bring a refined warmth to the setting. Upstairs, a second living area with balcony and giant view, office, laundry room and guest en suite accompany the master wing boasting a sitting area, balcony, custom walk-in closet and sleek spa-bath. Completing the estate is a large rooftop deck, further elevating the home’s premier ocean, city lights and Catalina views.
800 S Pointe Dr Unit 804
Miami Beach, FL.
Unparalleled city bay and ocean views take center stage in this highly coveted West- facing apartment in SOFI’s most prestigious building. Apogee, this highly customized four-bedroom jewel offers 4,154 square feet of living space and 2,441 square feet of terraces. Features include private entry foyer with mother of pearl walls, an entrance hall with arched ceilings, grand entertaining areas with Wenge wood floors, motorized blinds and drapes, floor-to-ceiling impact glass doors, surround sound, special art lighting, formal living room with fireplace & built-ins, a cozy media room with leather walls and sound proofing, an eat-in kitchen with high-end appliances, gas cooktop and wine chiller. A partial marble wall divider with retractable TV separates the formal dining room from kitchen. The spacious master suite feels like a private oasis with a walk-in closet, dressing area, oversized bath and additional half bath with bidet.
1200 Turquesa Ln
Pacific Palisades, CA.
If it’s views you want, it’s views you’ll get in this stunning private residence in Pacific Palisades. Set on the Turquesa Lane cul-de-sac, this home offers some of the best views in the Palisades, including unobstructed 270-degree views of Queens Necklace as well as Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica Mountains, Santa Monica Pier and Catalina Island all the way towards Santa Barbara Island. Located on a 40,000 square foot lot, the 6,500 square-foot contemporary home offers four bedrooms, five bathrooms, office and gym. The amazing spacious and elegant living room offers panoramic views of it all. A large kitchen and family room area is graced by Wolf & other high-end appliances and doors opening to expansive outdoor spaces with a sparkling pool, fire feature, built-in heat lamps and electric shades with thrilling views. The private master wing with two spacious bathrooms and huge walk-in closets has dramatic city and ocean views. The enormous lot offers the opportunity to expand living spaces and outdoor recreational areas.