“There is a harmony in autumn…” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley
When you walk in to your home, you should feel happy and calm. A home should nurture and support you, and its spaces should invite you to recharge and feel at peace in the world.
Finding your personal idea of harmony, however, takes discretion and patience in today’s real estate market. Is it an opulent plantation-style ranch reminiscent of “Gone with the Wind”? Or a breezy beach house where you can hear the sounds of the waves crashing beneath you? We gathered ten newly listed residences marketed by the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury℠ program that offer relaxing interiors and calming settings, regardless of how you define happiness at home.
4780 S US Hwy 181
Karnes City, TX.
With its majestic Grecian columns, airy verandas and marble statue-studded grounds, Southwind Ranch satisfies every Old South fantasy. Set on 250 majestic acres about 27 miles outside of San Antonio, Tex., Southwind Ranch represents plantation opulence of a bygone era, with interiors reminiscent of scenes from “Gone With The Wind.” Living space spans over 29,000 square feet with 11 bedrooms, 10 full baths and four half baths.
10718 Mora Dr
Los Altos Hills, CA.
This Silicon Valley modernist masterpiece by Robert Swatt, of the renowned Swatt | Miers Architect team stands atop a magnificent view lot in Los Altos Hills as an ode to minimalism. The sweeping, streamlined 10,817 square-foot residence offers multiple “wow” moments as it overlooks the Bay, the East Bay mountains and all of Silicon Valley, including the 3,000 open-space acres of Rancho San Antonio. A massive, pivoted front door opens to 24-foot ceilings and seamless interior spaces, with a jaw-dropping kitchen, master suites on both the ground and upper levels, and a lower level that will leave you struggling to choose between the enormous lounge area with bar, the private theater or the gym.
6744 Zumirez Dr
Savor the breathtaking sunrise whitewater and city light views everyday in this Point Dume bluff top mid-century beach house on Malibu’s coveted Zumirez Drive. The three-bedroom, three-bath single level home shines with a large great room featuring stunning walls of glass, new hardwood floors throughout and a bluff-top deck for enjoying the ocean air as you take in the crashing waves below. Situated on a 600-foot deep lot spanning over an acre and ideally positioned down a long private drive, this property comes with a direct path from the house to the sand and ownership in the Riviera No. 1 Beach lot where you can drive down to Little Dume beach.
17727 Buckingham Court
Boca Raton, FL.
Featured on the cover of Florida Design magazine, this magnificent contemporary custom-built home is the epitome of luxury. Ideally situated on 1 1/2 lots overlooking a large lake and with sweeping double-fairway golf course views in exclusive St. Andrews Country Club, this impeccable 13,838 square-foot home was built in 2013 by an award-winning team consisting of Terry Cudmore (builder), Jay Colestock (architect), Louis Shuster (interior designer) and Krent Weiland (landscaper).
15168 Piedmont Rd
Clean lines. A dynamic mix of wood and glass. Open floorplan. It’s the stuff that mid-century modern dreams are made of — and this striking minimalist masterpiece nestled in Montalvo, one of Saratoga’s finest neighborhoods, captures it all to perfection. The spacious and sprawling main residence, spanning over 7,500 square feet, rests on four paradise-like acres encompassing a pool, spa, sprawling level lawn, dedicated playground, production orchard and vast terraces — ideal for year-round California entertaining. Natural sunlight floods through large, unobstructed windows and skylights reveal an indoor-outdoor connection that is the hallmark of so many residences rendered in the mid-century style.
55 Love Lane
A dramatic tree lined driveway leads to a magnificent 7-acre compound in Weston encompassing a main residence, guest, carriage houses and pool near horse and walking trails. Masterfully renovated and restored to its original grandeur, the traditional main residence seamlessly incorporates modern conveniences into its spaces, which include an elegant entry hall, a remodeled kitchen, a great room with fieldstone fireplace, screened porches for enjoying the seasons, as well as formal living and dining rooms banked with French doors and windows overlooking private grounds. A second floor master wing is haven with his- and her- baths, dressing room, multiple closets and a screened sleeping porch.
7233 Fisher Island Drive, Unit 7233
Miami Beach, FL.
This spectacular oceanfront residence in Villa Del Mare stuns with an expansive wrap-around terrace and stunning views spanning the city, Government Cut, the beach and ocean. The 6,820 square feet home is the epitome of luxury living with rich marble floors, spacious living and dining areas, a family room highlighted by sweeping ocean views, as well as a enviable chef’s kitchen with granite center island and eat-in seating, top the line appliances and separate breakfast area. The master suite, meanwhile, offers a wow factor with full his and hers master baths and terrace access, providing yet another opportunity to enjoy unobstructed beach and ocean panoramas.
495 Hugh Cargill Rd
Inspired by the design of the Pierce House in Lincoln and the Longfellow House in Cambridge, this Georgian Revival architectural masterpiece is sited on 23.5 acres less than three miles from the center of Concord. Constructed by master craftsmen, using only the finest materials, the house fully integrates smart-house technology and is in new construction condition. Around the residence, acres of level manicured gardens feature specimen plantings, lawns, a waterfall and koi pond, granite terraces, walkways of stone and antique bricks salvaged from Boston streets and a sunken European-style garden with central swimming pool. Surrounding these formal gardens are acres of private woodlands with trails for walking, riding, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing and access to Bateman’s Pond. These private acres abut hundreds of acres of conservation land and provide tranquility rarely found so close to Boston.
90 S La Senda Drive
Laguna Beach, CA.
Elevating dramatic design and style to enviable new heights, this stunning bluff-top estate in Laguna Beach’s guard-gated Three Arch Bay represents one of the finest examples of seaside living in Southern California. The home occupies a rare double-homesite overlooking the sands and crashing waves of Mussel Cove, with breathtaking north-facing views encompassing Catalina Island and kaleidoscopic sunsets. A multitude of large decks and a large lawn are terraced at all levels of the residence, poised to capture ever-changing ocean vistas. Approximately 6,892 square feet, the contemporary design reflects the talents of architect Steve Chase, who created a sleek curvilinear theme that distinguishes the entire residence, with rounded windows, deck rails, walls and cabinets throughout. Complemented by approximately 76 feet of gorgeous ocean frontage, the estate is close to beach access, fine restaurants, shopping and top-rated schools.
881 San Ysidro Ln
Santa Barbara, CA.
This prized Cliff May estate in Santa Barbara entices with a rare combination of private 4.25 flat acres and sweeping ocean and magical mountain views. Lovingly rebuilt and redefined while staying true to the original U-shaped architecture, the residence boasts seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a chef’s kitchen, an oxygenated pool, sport court and separate guest house/maid quarters. High ceilings, open beam skylights and seamless indoor/outdoor flow from every light-filled room — all signature calling cards of Cliff May, who is considered by many to be “The Father of the California Ranch Home.”