luxury real estate: The Top 10 Most Expensive Real Estate Listings In The World 2017 - 11/16/17 11:43 AM
1 AntiliaPrice: $455 million
Price: $1 Billion USD
Location: Mumbai, India
Square Feet: 400,000
27 Stories-high personal skyscraper in Mumbai, with additional 6 floors underground, the height of some floors makes its total height comparable to a 40 story building.
Antilia contains a multi-story garage with space for 168 cars, as well as, three helipads on the roof, in case you prefer to arrive by air. The listing also features a spa, terraced gardens, and a temple.
2 Villa La LeopoldaPrice: $750 Million USD
Location: Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
Square Feet: 784,080
Owned by Brazilian philanthropist Lily Safra, the villa has an outdoor kitchen, a guest house as large as many mansions and was even featured in … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: Inside The Most Expensive Listing In Massachusetts - 02/10/17 09:58 AM
The most expensive listing in the entire state of Massachusetts is 150 Woodland Road in Brookline. You'll have to shell out $90,000,000  for the keys but after taking a look at some of the photos, it's easy to see why.
Born from the desire for ultimate privacy with city accessibility, 14 acres of untamed scrub and ledge were assembled into a single property, entirely reclaimed from the wild and transformed into a breathtaking tapestry of rolling lawns, ponds, sculpted rock outcrops and a horticultural encyclopedia of specimen plantings. Five miles from central Boston, this emerald island rises between the surrounding Brookline Country Club and Putterham … (2 comments)

luxury real estate: Top 5 Most Expensive Listings In Newton - 11/18/16 05:02 AM
88 Hyde Ave
Newton, MA
$4,495,000 - This exceptional Newton estate area new construction home is built on a truly grand scale with 7880 sf of living space. It offers amazing entertaining space and remarkable custom finishes with smart house technology, and is sited on a beautifully landscaped lot with a large private level backyard. A dramatic two story foyer leads to the living room with fireplace and sweeping bay of windows, library/den, powder room & dining room with butler's pantry. An enormous kitchen has Wolf appliances and a spacious breakfast room, both opening to the magnificent great room with a fireplace and doors … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: Top 10 Most Expensive Listings In Boston - 11/11/16 12:27 AM
1 Franklin Street, Penthouse 4E
Boston, MA
$9,750,000 - Rise above it all with The Millennium Tower Boston Custom Penthouse Collection offering sweeping, unparalleled panoramic views of Boston Harbor to the Charles River and beyond from floor to ceiling windows in every room. Bath and kitchen cabinetry hand selected from world –renowned cabinet designer Christopher Peacock as well as Carlisle hard wood flooring and a Gas Fireplace. Millennium Tower Boston residents will enjoy 5-star services, doormen, 24-hour concierge, plus access to an exclusive two-story Club with dramatic owner’s lounge offering private dining and bar, screening room, billiard parlor, library, private function room, outdoor terrace, … (1 comments)

luxury real estate: Millennium Tower Unit Under Agreement - 11/03/16 02:53 AM
1 Franklin Street #1808
Boston, MA
Millennium Tower corner 2 bedroom on the 18th floor! The condo provides perfect amount of space for entertaining and living. The open living/ dining great room is floating in between skyscrapers and the blue skies complemented by the morning and evening sun. There are 5 closets (3 walk-in) in the unit in addition to the generous private master suite. The second bedroom would comfortably fit a queen bed or can serve as a spacious office/ den. All complemented by fabulous views from the floor to ceiling windows. The condo is outfitted with Poggen Pohl kitchen and bath … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: A Montibello Masterpiece - 06/01/16 04:30 AM

This 5-6 bedroom English manor-inspired residence offers an award winning Robert Dame design featuring the finest finishes such as reclaimed hardwoods, plaster walls and antique brick accents. Magazine quality interiors offer elegant living spaces. The property also features a gourmet kitchen, a master suite with a sitting room and a luxurious bath, 4 guest suites, a game room, loggia with a fireplace, a summer kitchen, a salt water pool with spa, beautifully manicured gardens and a 2 car garage. 

luxury real estate: Oceanfront Villa in Vero Beach, Florida for $35 Million - 05/01/16 03:52 AM

Listing ID# 6669
Address: 3700 Ocean Dr, Vero Beach, FL
Price: $35,000,000
Beds: 8
Baths: 8
Living Area: 18,000 Sq. Ft.
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luxury real estate: Boston Luxury Real Estate: The Kensington - 12/05/15 02:42 AM
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luxury real estate: Glass Miami: Where Nature and Urban Luxury Coexist - 12/04/15 03:39 AM
Glass: Miami BeachThis new development in Miami's exclusive South of Fifth neighborhood is now open to new residents. Located at 120 Ocean Drive, just steps from the beach, the 18-story boutique condominium boasts ten full-floor units that are the height of luxury living. A huge selling-point of these ultra-luxurious condos is their 360-degree views of South Beach.
"The tower is designed to dematerialize as it rises, with its exterior almost entirely disappearing into the atmosphere, due to its compositional use of fritted, patterned glass. Glass reflects, captures and abstracts the natural landscape of sand, sea and sky while retaining the essence … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: Boston Luxury: Millennium Place - 12/03/15 05:14 AM
Millennium Place 
Millennium place is located only a block from the Boston Common, very close to The Opera House, The Ritz Carlton, Paramount Theater and more. Residents of this building will have easy access to some of Boston’s most vibrant neighborhoods – The Theater District, Downtown Crossing, Chinatown and The Financial District.
This elite luxury residential building is currently under construction. Millennium Place aims to redefine urban luxury through its superior design and exclusive experiences offered to residents. Residents will enjoy five-star amenities such as the Sports Club/LA.
Inspired by the unique aesthetic of the city of Boston, Millennium Place is a whole new … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: 5 Mistakes to Avoid After Buying A Home - 11/12/15 03:20 AM

A new home is a huge investment that stands to appreciate significantly if you invest wisely. By avoiding the following five mistakes you can turn your home into a major asset instead of a draining expense.
Don't sell too soonUsually, it takes about three to five years to gain home equity. It's best to avoid reinvesting the money you've just spent on professional movers for at least this long. Moving is expensive, tiring, and time-consuming. If you tend to move often or crave freedom you should consider moving into an apartment or condo instead of buying a single-family home.
Don't forego the inspectionHaving … (5 comments)

luxury real estate: A Video Tour of Newton, MA - 11/09/15 12:59 AM
Newton, Massachusetts
Castles Unlimited brings you a guide to the city of Newton, MA. Explore the 13 villages, historic buildings and upscale boutiques with the click of a button.  

luxury real estate: Village Profile: West Newton - 11/06/15 04:29 AM
West Newton, Newton MA
West Newton is one of the oldest of Newton's villages. Its main thoroughfare is Washington Street which provides easy access to the Massachusetts Turnpike and the MBTA Commuter Rail Station. In addition to the retail and service businesses, West Newton includes a large amount of the city's manufacturing use. A local movie theatre and a plethora of restaurants make the village a vibrant center in the evening. The West newton Advisory Committe provides input on community development.  
West Newton Square  is the town center of the village and home to many local businesses and venues. These include the … (2 comments)

luxury real estate: Village Profile: Chestnut Hill - 11/06/15 12:46 AM
Chestnut Hill, Newton MA
Chestnut Hill Reservoir
Chestnut Hill is a village of Newton located six miles west of downtown Boston. It encompasses parts of three separate municipalities: Brookline, Boston and newton. it is named after several small hills overlooking the 135-acre Chestnut Hill Reservoir. It is best known as the home of Boston College, a part of the Boston Marathon route and Collegiate Gothic canvas of landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.
Most of Chestnut Hill remained farmland well into the early twentieth century but in 1870, Olmsted devloped the area around the reservoir.
$2.6 million - Chestnut Hill - click here for more
$2.2 million … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: Newton Village Profile: Auburndale - 10/29/15 04:56 AM
Auburndale, Massachusetts 
On the border of Waltham and the bank of the Charles River sits Auburndale.  "The Reverend Charles du Maresque Pigeon, grandson of an illustrious eighteenth century local, is credited for persuading the railroad to introduce a flag stop on its line two miles West of West Newton. This influx of traffic led to a surge in real estate activity: there were three major sub-divisions in 1847 alone. This was the start of the village which would later become famous as the home of Norumbega Park and the Riverside Recreation Area on the Charles River. The number of clergymen living in … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: What Is Luxury Real Estate? - 10/29/15 02:09 AM
Luxury is clearly defined by the Miriam-Webster dictionary as "a condition of great comfort, ease and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available.  However, when applying this term to real estate this definition does not always apply. While New York City is inarguably experiencing a huge surge in "luxury" real estate, the qualifications required to rank in this elite market are somewhat of an anomaly.The New York Observer took a look at the increase of "luxury" listings and their break from exclusivity. The article notes that real estate in New York City today is anything but unavailable. So, if luxury … (0 comments)

luxury real estate: 10 Ways to Stay Sane While Moving - 10/29/15 01:09 AM

Going through the stressful escrow process is a necessity when buying a home. Once you're past it, you finally get to live in the home you've worked so hard for. But first, you have to move...
Not only is moving seriously inconvenient and time-consuming but it can be a major stressor on you and, if you're moving with someone else, your relationship. "Almost two in three placed [moving] at the top of their stress list in a poll of 2,000 adults." That's 61 percent! The most stressful parts, according to the poll, were misplaced possessions (killer) and procrastinating packing.
So the question is, … (1 comments)

luxury real estate: Top New Listings | Newton, MA - 10/28/15 06:20 AM
Castles Unlimited brings you the top new luxury listings in Newton, Massachusetts. This video features only the most magnificent homes - falling between around $3-$4 million on average. These impressive homes are all located in the coveted and historic town of Newton. Close to Boston but far enough to feel suburban, Newton has been ranked as the #1 town in which to live in the US. Explore the stunning craftsmanship, extravagant architecture, immaculate yards and luxurious rooms of the finest Newton homes.
For more information and the latest updates on Newton real estate listings click here. 

luxury real estate: The Redesigned Townhouse: Where Private Living Meets City Convenience - 10/24/15 05:34 AM
Where fantasy meets realty.The seclusion of a private home with the privileges of a full-service building seem to be the most sought-after living arrangement in the constantly moving and claustrophobic New York City. This arrangement is now becoming a tangible realty with the new townhouses adjacent to the multi-unit service-packed building in new residential developments. A common problem with townhouse living is the constant upkeep for the homes appearance in addition to the lack of necessary security for city life - such as a doorman to accept packages when no one is home. While the buyer of a townhouse is likely to … (4 comments)

luxury real estate: Grand Villa on the site of original El Mirador estate - 09/18/15 04:16 AM

Just Listed
Grand Mediterranean Villa set on 4.5+/- private, verdant mountain-view acres on the site of the original El Mirador estate. A long gated drive leads to the 5bedroom main residence offering stunning formal spaces opening to picturesque terraces, library, sumptuous bedroom suites. Tropical woodlands envelop tranquil ponds, lush fruitful gardens, 2 guest houses, tennis court for luxurious resort-style living.
About the property
Address: 888 Cold Springs Road, Montecito, California, 93108, United States
Price: $19,500,000
Beds: 10
Total Baths: 11
Interior Features: Skylight
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