There is no season quite like summer. Time seems to stop. The days are longer. The temperatures are hotter. The sunsets are suddenly more beautiful than you ever remember. Summer is about forming beautiful memories — with old friends and new, with family, with those who share your life’s passion. These ten gorgeous and newly listed luxury homes from the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury℠ program will inspire you to make memories no matter what season it is…
5050 Happy Valley Lane
West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Experience the ultimate privacy on this 2.3 acre European-inspired estate set in one of British Columbia’s most sought after locations, West Vancouver. Crafted over five painstaking years and sourcing the finest materials from all over the world, this fairy tale property co-exists with its supernatural surroundings, showcasing breathtaking sunsets and ocean views while embracing nature with a serene rock waterfall at the entrance, which is also incorporated in the underground wine cellar.
5462 Weke Rd.
Relax and unwind in this easy island living beach home on beautiful Hanalei Bay. From the covered lanai to the beauty of an expansive backyard with views of Hanalei Bay, this three bedroom, three bath oasis offers an open floor plan, perfect for entertaining friends and family, and a workshop.
1211 Stradella Rd
Los Angeles, CA.
Set behind gates on over 1.5 acres of lush park-like grounds, this stately traditional brings seveon bedrooms and 10 bathrooms of unparalleled quality and craftsmanship to Bel Air. Drama unfolds with a two-story entry with limestone and marble, while a large step down living room, formal dining and chef’s kitchen with center island and the finest stainless steel appliances continue the sophistication. Other highlights include a grand master suite highlighted by fireplace, sitting area and private balconies looking at verdant canyons, plus generous guest bedrooms, two staff ensuite quarters, library, lighted N/S tennis court and pool with spa.
5965 Gulf Of Mexico Dr
Longboat Key, FL.
Savor the lifestyle presented at Villa Sena, Longboat Key’s premier beach front two-acre private estate with 150 feet of pristine sugar sand directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Completed in 2007 with over 10,000 legal square feet of elegant Neoclassical living space and over 19,000 square feet total and made of the finest materials and craftsmanship, this Mediterranean masterpiece boasts gorgeous ocean views and elegant entertaining spaces, both inside and out. Wow moments include cathedral ceilings and theater balconies, a gorgeous oceanfront master bedroom with separate his and hers bath suites and a two-story library styled after the world-famous Biltmore Hotel.
260 Polpis Rd
Swain’s Neck encompasses over 63 acres of lush grasslands, wetlands and forests, enhanced by picturesque panoramas — one of Nantucket’s most private family retreats. The estate’s winding driveway gradually reveals a wonderment of leas, trees and rolling fields as it approaches the main residence out on the peninsula surrounded by water and manicured grounds. The home’s architecture features many symbols of Nantucket’s Quaker, Colonial, farming and whaling heritage: wood shingles, multiple gables and dormers, farmer’s porches, porthole-like oculi and a farmhouse-like simplicity in design. Enjoy ocean and Polpis Harbor views from all principal rooms, as well as a guest cottage, studio, gatehouse with caretakers’ apartment, boathouse and two moorings.
3054 E Laurelhurst Dr NE
One of Laurelhurst’s most notable waterfront estates in Seattle, this landmark home is prominently sited on a shy acre with 175 feet of Lake Washington waterfront. Originally designed by noted architect Arthur Loveless, the residence features a tennis/sport court, swimming beach and dock with two boat lifts and room for a seaplane or yacht. History resides inside and outside the residence, as it has been lovingly restored by the present owner while preserving the period architecture of the original estate. Bonus: Stunning views of the lake and The Cascade Mountains.
1 Harbor Island
Newport Beach, CA.
Let’s start with the bay views. Situated within Newport Beach’s prestigious gated enclave of Harbor Island, this palatial waterfront property is one of the most stunning works of architecture on the harbor. Designed by renowned architect CJ Light, the 4,500 square-foot contemporary residence boasts remarkable views from nearly every room and an impressive 134 feet of prime bay frontage. Entertain in several dynamic indoor spaces and wow your guests with figured Anigre African hardwood, fine glass and Portuguese limestone. Take the party outdoors on the terrace, where they’ll find a pool, spa (with nearby outdoor shower and bathroom), outdoor fireplace, built-in-bbq center, several casual conversational areas and a private dock — currently configured for two 60 ft vessels and a duffy, but could be reconfigured to accommodate up to a 100-foot yacht.
9369 Flicker Way
Los Angeles, CA.
Some properties create magic, and this dynamic modern home set above L.A.’s Sunset Strip does just that. Majestically sited on a view promontory and supremely located just seconds from the heart of the city, the gated 5,200 square-foot abode wows with an impressive street presence and a sensual ambiance that captures the essence of the L.A. lifestyle with dramatically designed with bold lines. Indoors flow seamlessly onto a spectacular outdoors highlighted with an infinity pool, yard and terraces. Wraparound vistas and jetliner views are captured from all rooms, especially the master retreat, which includes two spa-like baths, an incredible view veranda and complete privacy.
1041 Laurel Way
Beverly Hills, CA.
As far as world renowned locations go, it doesn’t get any better than Beverly Hills, just north of Sunset B0ulevard and close to the Beverly Hills Hotel and Rodeo Drive. Enter this transitional contemporary estate on Laurel Way. Magnificent artistry begins at the gated entry which opens into a double staircase flanked by a water wall and motor court. State-of-the-art features include Control4 automation for everything from lights and sound to security and air conditioning, pool and fountains. Dramatically high ceilings keep the interiors feeling grand, while French doors and custom oak wide-plank floors offer seamless flow from indoors to out. Modern amenities range from a Bang & Olufsen media room to an outdoor kitchen and living room with a fireplace — all designed with entertaining in mind. One more advantage? The home is being offered as fully furnished with designer furniture and lighting.
99 Union St Unit 1202
Step into luxury… it’s a dare you must take after touring this gracious West-facing Four Seasons Private Residence in Seattle. This sleek 12th floor residence brings together style, beauty and sweeping views of Puget Sound, Iconic Mt. Rainier and The Olympic Mountains. The interiors themselves offer even more of a “wow” factor with professionally designed spaces exuding contemporary flair. Two coveted view terraces complete with outdoor barbeque invite sophisticated entertaining in the sky. And the best part? You’ll be within steps to the pulse of downtown Seattle’s urban core and Pike Place Market. Talk about the ultimate urban refuge.