A private pergola offers a spot to sip and enjoy wine while enjoying views of this Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., estate and surrounding yard. Just beyond the pergola are grapevines, a nod to California's winemaking culture.
Towering trees encircle this 5,358-square-foot Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home, offering it the utmost privacy. The estate includes a six-bedroom home, detached guest house, private pool and tennis court on three acres of land.
Privately set on 10 acres, one of Montecito's most celebrated estates, El Fureidis, ''Tropical Paradise,'' was designed by renowned architect Bertram Goodhue in 1906.The property is bordered by a seasonal creek and offers significant gardens and landscaping, including several century-old tree specimens.
The 15,000-square-foot residence offers up sweeping views of the surrounding land and rambling Kentucky bluegrass lawn. A few of the luxuries included in the estate: an indoor pool, private tennis courts, a climbing wall, basketball court, pond and bike trail.
The bed in this room is positioned to enjoy the view of the coastline and Signal Hill in Cape Town, South Africa. Transom windows frame the room in blue skylight, and sliding doors allow easy access to the private balcony in this luxury estate.
Just moments from Montecito's lower village, this historic english country manor sits on 1.8 acres, privately hidden behind eucalyptus trees and garden hedges with breathtaking ocean and mountain vistas. Two stately iron gates lead to the estates elegant motor court and the updated home's old world facade.
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters, this two-story Colonial-style home features a wraparound porch and balcony, bringing a touch of Southern charm to Sonoma, California. The property, appropriately named Rosewood Estate, includes a garden of more than 250 rosebushes as well as a private vineyard.
A gravel drive framed by mature trees and landscaping set the tone for this well-appointed Mediterranean-style Rancho Santa Fe., Calif., estate. The property features a six-bedroom home, detached guest house, private pool and tennis court on three acres of land.
Drone view of all 160 acres of the rolling countryside estate in Ontario, CA. The property comes with a 5,000 sq. ft. organic produce hobby farm, features a graciously restored Victorian farmhouse, spectacular landscaping, a horse barn, log cabin, root cellar, and private spring fed pond and waterfall.
Located on 25 acres of deeded land with its own 10-acre private lake, the Huston Family Estate offers unparalleled luxury in the heart of the pristine and mythic Chilko Valley in British Columbia, Canada. The tower house is a 2,450-square-foot log structure constructed with a three-story attached tower. Its log cabin design creates a sense of homeyness amidst the estate's upscale amenities.
This mountain estate in the exclusive Stonebridge neighborhood in Whistler, British Columbia, offers a stunning private setting with beautiful views of the mountains. The main residence with its beautiful curved timberwork and elegant low profile is set above grounds spanning five and a half acres.
This exclusive estate is situated on the Via Appia Antica (or Ancient Appian Way), a famous Roman-era archaeological park. Though the villa seems pretty secluded, it's only about 300 meters from the Tomb of Caecilia Metella and 10 minutes from the Colosseum.
Enjoyment of the outdoors is abundant at this private, 10-acre estate in Washington state. The home features a natural stone facade in a muted, earthy palette that fits the setting. Multiple outdoor terraces and amenities provide myriad places to sit and enjoy nature, or to be active.
An aerial view of this Greek Revival home in Darien, Conn., reveals just how vast this property is. Located on a 2.89-acre lot, the estate boasts a main house with seven bedrooms and six baths, a private terrace, a swimming pool and a separate carriage house for guests.
Rooms on the second floor of this French country estate all have a view of the pool from their private Juliet balconies. These balconies are covered by overhangs that match the terra-cotta tile roof. From the first floor, large French doors lead out of the common spaces onto the back patio and landscaped concrete pad around the pool.
Joseph Eichler was a California real estate developer who created a prototype with architects for residential homes in the early fifties that incorporated modernist architecture with a “bring the outside inside” concept. The Eichler home favored wall-to-ceiling windows with glass transoms in all the major rooms with direct access to private garden patios and courtyards. This remodeled single-family home by Klopf Architecture takes an original Eichler home and updates it with a truly “open” design.