For homebuyers looking for luxury, there’s no shortage of options. Here’s a curated collection of homes, each a showcase in design from classic to contemporary, on the market in choice markets around the world.
‘Warm And Wonderful’ In Southern California
Location: Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Price: $6.750 million
Called Casa “Calado e Meraviglioso,” which translates to “warm and wonderful,” this Mediterranean-style home was custom built in 1998 and completely remodeled in 2010. The four-bedroom, six-bathroom main house spans over 6,150 square feet, all on one level, with views of lush landscaping and surrounding hills. The living area, which flows from the indoors to the outdoors, features a fireplace, wet bar and wine room. Outside, there’s a pool, two firepits, a fireplace and a full kitchen surrounded by flagstone terraces.
The property also features a 1,250-square-foot, one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest house, which includes an office fitted with built-in cabinetry, plus an entertainment room with a bar that opens to the pool. There’s also a tennis court and four-car garage. The 2.4-acre property also has an independent solar energy system and its own well.
Hong Kong Escape
Location: Sheung Shui, Hong Kong
This contemporary home comes with a private pool and garden that sits off the main living area. It also features floor-to-ceiling wine storage. Spanning three stories, a master suite with a dressing room and study spans the top floor.
Australian Riverfront Abode
Location: Toorak, Victoria, Australia
Called “Tarcoola,” this home sits on a scenic bend of the Yarra River, on prized Edzell Avenue in the Melbourne suburb of Toorak. The tree-filled property comes with a private jetty, pontoon, boat shed and picnic area. The five-bedroom contemporary home features walls of windows and a fireplace.
Luxe Living In Canada
Location: Toronto, Canada
In Toronto’s Lawrence Park neighborhood, this designer home spans more than 10,000 square feet with custom millwork and sophisticated finishes, including a black-and-white color scheme and Art Deco accents. There’s a loft level and the chef’s kitchen features a walk-in pantry. Outdoors, gardens surround a saltwater pool, cabana and hot tub.