Making A Statement With Stone: 5 Properties That Showcase The Beauty Of Marble

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For centuries, marble has been used to heighten kitchens, bathrooms and living spaces.

In residential design, few natural materials can compare to the timeless quality marble. The distinguished stone has been a favorite for artists and architects for centuries, dating as far back as classical antiquity. Aside from its timeless aesthetic, marble also merits many practical benefits. As a strong, durable material that is easy to clean and heatproof, marble makes for the perfect countertop, flooring or shower. If you are a fan of this classic material, here are five properties that utilize marble in elegant and functional ways.

Marble lines the walls of this NYC apartment.

Both bathrooms in this Brooklyn apartment use marble to create a luxurious atmosphere. (Elegran)

Luxury Bathrooms and Kitchen in Brooklyn

Nestled on the beloved Amity Street in Brooklyn is this three-bedroom, two-bathroom dream of an apartment. Both bathrooms within this unit are meticulously designed with gorgeous marble and feature heated floors, providing the utmost in luxury and comfort. The apartment is brimming with natural light, and an open-concept floor plan allows for comfort and convenience. The gourmet kitchen boasts three-inch thick Calacatta marble countertops, custom Brooklyn oak cabinetry, Gaggenau appliances, and spacious pantries. The primary suite features dual sinks and closets, providing ample space for residents. The building features community amenities such as a rooftop kitchen, basement storage, and a fitness studio.

The apartment is co-listed with Nick Agostinelli and Jules Garcia of Elegran.

Large marble countertop with seating.

The massive marble kitchen island is the ideal place to enjoy a casual breakfast. (Private Property Global)

Marble Kitchen in Melbourne 

This five-bedroom, three-bathroom estate has been gorgeously restored and maintained from its original 1920s charm. The marble kitchen is sleek and modern, providing top-of-the-line appliances and plenty of space for preparing delicious meals for loved ones. The home is an entertainer’s dream with multiple living spaces for hosting friends and family for birthdays, holidays and more. The backyard boasts a spacious patio and sparkling saltwater swimming pool, surrounded by perfectly manicured grounds. Numerous windows throughout the home invite warm sunlight into the rooms and complement the gorgeous hardwood floors. Just a short walk to Kooyong Village, this home is a real estate gem.

The abode is co-listed with Robert Fletcher and Michael Gibson of Private Property Global.

A spacious bathroom with marble flooring.

The spacious marble primary bathroom is the epitome of spa-like living. (The Higgins Group Private Brokerage)

Elegance in Connecticut 

This magnificent six-bedroom, six-bathroom, 7,122-square-foot estate was built in 2018 and is located in a desirable private cul-de-sac. In the upstairs primary suite, you will find an impressive marble bathroom with a free-standing soaking tub, dual sinks, and high ceilings. The modern colonial spans four spacious levels. The living room features a cozy gas fireplace and leads into a formal dining room. On this floor, you will find two built-in bar areas ideal for entertaining and hosting birthdays and dinner parties. The spacious and sleek kitchen is a home chef’s dream and features a large island. The lower level of the property features a rec room with a fireplace and a home gym.

The residence is co-listed with Marina Leo and Sandy Ruta of The Higgins Group Private Brokerage.

Marble covers the floors of an Italian villa.

This fabulous apartment boasts floors crafted from white calacatta marble as well as bathrooms featuring white calacatta gold marble. (Building Heritage)

White Calacatta Gold Marble in Milan 

Just a short distance from the famous Fashion Quadrilateral in Milan, Italy is this fabulous two-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment. Found within an architecturally significant building, this property is a sight to behold. Once inside the apartment, you will find a double living room with a dining area that overlooks a beautiful interior balcony and green garden. Beside the living room is a versatile room that can be used for either an office or a second bedroom. The spacious kitchen is custom-designed with high-end appliances. Two of the bathrooms are artfully designed with gorgeous white calacatta gold marble. The flooring throughout the unit is white calacatta marble, providing an elegant and luxurious aesthetic.

The apartment is listed with Federico Arnaboldi of Building Heritage.

Spacious marble countertop with seating.

The marble accents in this stunning kitchen effortlessly compliment the kitchen’s color scheme. (MAISON Bahamas)

Marble Accents in the Bahamas 

A turnkey, waterfront home awaits you in the Bahamas. This five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom property is a tropical oasis located on Canal Beach in Old Fort Bay. The home boasts indoor/outdoor living and is the ideal escape for anyone seeking rest and rejuvenation. The custom marble kitchen is the heart of the home, with a massive island and stunning cabinetry with a pop of color. The primary bedroom suite is top tier, with a walk-in closet, spa-level bathroom and access to the pool and terrace. There is a fully-equipped one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest cottage to ensure guests will have the utmost privacy and comfort. This delightful residence would make an excellent second home or year-round abode.

The home is listed with Ryan Knowles of MAISON Bahamas.

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Nina Concepción is a Latina actor, writer, and Upright Citizens Brigade performer in Los Angeles. Her UCB credits include being a member of the house team "Elefante," Harold night, and numerous sketch shows. Nina's horror-comedy short film, "No Thank You," was an official selection of the 2021 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival. She is also the co-writer and star of "Schmotts," an indie award-winning comedy series.

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