Archive for December 2013

Above and Beyond – 5 Ways to Get Your Luxury Vacation Rental Property Ready for Guests

Above and Beyond – 5 Ways to Get Your Luxury Vacation Rental Property Ready for Guests
As a part-time luxury property manager, it’s up to you to create a home away from home for your guests. Just because property management is a part-time job doesn’t mean you can’t give it your full attention. While your rental property might come with a million dollar view — say, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean or a mountain... read more →

French Alps Mountain Resorts – An Exclusive Tres Chic Luxury Winter Paradise

French Alps Mountain Resorts – An Exclusive Tres Chic Luxury Winter Paradise
In the vibrant world of the elite and privileged, summers are spent on the crystal clear waters of the Ligurian Riviera and the Cote dโ€™Azur punctuated with globetrotting adventures of affluence at glamorous jet-set luxury vacation playgrounds around the world such as Ibiza, St. Barts, and numerous other Caribbean summertime hot-spots. These legendary vacation spots continue to draw a seasonal... read more →

Honey Lake House 58 โ€“ Shenzhen, Guangdong, China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ – Showcase

Honey Lake House 58 โ€“ Shenzhen, Guangdong, China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ – Showcase
The environmental design and innovative style of this luxury 12,916 sq. ft. home in Shenzhen, China does not follow traditional Chinese design standards by intention so that it exudes a โ€œpure modern elegance and refinement,โ€ that is deliberately not superficial. This outcome was achieved with a tasteful combination of quality materials, elegant furnishings, defined lighting and a pastel color scheme… read more →

Luxury Residence – 80 Cliff Road,Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – Showcase

Luxury Residence – 80 Cliff Road,Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – Showcase
One of the most exclusive properties in Torbay, a seaside suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, this 5,920 sq. ft. luxury residence is an architectural tour de force of open-air minimalistic structural design. Fittingly set upon a seaside cliff, the home enjoys breathtakingly stunning panoramic views overlooking Rangitoto Island and onto the Hauraki Gulf. read more →

Lethbridge Luxury House โ€“ 20 Cornwall Terrace, Regent’s Park, London, England, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง – Showcase

Lethbridge Luxury House โ€“ 20 Cornwall Terrace, Regent’s Park, London, England, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง – Showcase
In the heart of London, on the Outer Circle of Regentโ€™s Park, lies Lethbridge House, the House of the Poet, within Cornwall Terrace. Originally commissioned by the Prince Regent and designed by John Nash, the architect responsible for Buckingham Palace as part of his master-plan for Regentโ€™s Park, this Grade I Listed mansion house is a piece of Londonโ€™s history. read more →

Historical Home Preservation – It’s More than Just the Luxury of Ownership

Historical Home Preservation – It’s More than Just the Luxury of Ownership
There’s a certain charm to living in a historic home, which, according to experts from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, includes any structure fifty or more years old in which a significant figure lived or an important event took place. Unfortunately, despite the architectural appeal of such homes, older structures do present their fair share of problems. Peaceful living... read more →

Cherโ€™s Former Hawaiian Residence – Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – Showcase

Cherโ€™s Former Hawaiian Residence – Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – Showcase
Cher, the iconic singer and entertainer, has a well-known penchant for high priced homes with a real estate portfolio including properties in West Hollywood, Aspen, and London. In 2004, she purchased a lot at the world renowned Four Seasons Hualalai Resort, on the exclusive Kona-Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii with the intension of building a home of… read more →

Celine Dion Residence – 215 South Beach Road, Jupiter Island, FL, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – Showcase

Celine Dion Residence – 215 South Beach Road, Jupiter Island, FL, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – Showcase
The crown jewel of Celine Dionโ€™s real estate holdings is this 5.7-acre Jupiter Island estate located right on the banks of the Atlantic Ocean in Florida. Currently the largest waterfront estate in the ultra-wealthy and exclusive community of Jupiter Island, the estate was built to satisfy Celine Dion and her husband Rene Angelilโ€™s craving for privacy by creating a true… read more →

Shelter Island Estate – Flathead Lake, Rollins, MT, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – Showcase

Shelter Island Estate – Flathead Lake, Rollins, MT, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – Showcase
This majestic mountain aerie, Shelter Island Estate, sits atop a solid granite foundation on 24-acre Shelter Island, rising from Montanaโ€™s Flathead Lake; one of the top three cleanest lakes in the world. This rare offering, currently the largest private home in Montana, features over 32,000 square feet of structures and commands 7,000 feet of prime lakeside frontage, extremely unique for… read more →