From a near-heavenly oceanfront estate perched on Malibu’s coveted Paradise Cove bluff to a rustically elegant mansion just outside of Nashville, Tennesee, the following ten properties from the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury program are the latest ultra-luxury listings that have moved us to an elevated state of house envy. Which one would you most want to live in?
27628 Pacific Coast Hwy
Everyone has a different vision of paradise – but this world-class oceanfront estate situated on over 3.5 acres on the coveted Paradise Cove bluff conjures up the perfect image of transcendent living. The extraordinary property takes its gated position on one of the most private and ideal sections of the bluff and one of the most secluded and sought-after beaches in Malibu with its own private pathway to over 208 feet of sandy beach frontage and breathtaking coastline and ocean views. Completing the property is a gorgeous two-story villa-style main residence, two detached guesthouses, separate staff quarters, and two additional guest bedroom suites above the three-car garage. A tennis court, expansive lawns plus resort and wellness facilities make it the ultimate California beach sanctuary.
Listed by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Realty in Beverly Hills
1415 W 24th St
Miami Beach, FL.
Organic modernism is having a moment in Miami – and this waterfront masterpiece on exclusive, guarded Sunset Island III, steps from Sunset Harbor, captures the style beautifully. Aptly named “TwinPalms”, the gated five-bedroom modernist estate has been designed with warm, exotic finishes throughout, floor-to-ceiling glass, and surrounded by curated tropical gardens, water features, living polite, and waterfalls, a pool, spa, cabana bath, outdoor shower, dock, and boat lift. Everything you need for private five-star living includes smart lighting/sound, movie room, wine/wet bar, a professional chef’s kosher kitchen with Wolf/Subzero and quartzite islands, staff quarters, rooftop and a fabulous primary suite two walk-in closets, two balconies, a midnight bar, and a hand-crafted marble bathroom with a “wow” steam shower overlooking the water.
Listed by Danny Hertzberg of Coldwell Banker Realty in Florida
66 Emerald Bay
Laguna Beach, CA.
Another example of organic modern design steals the spotlight on the opposite side of the coast – this time in Southern California’s Laguna Beach enclave, set behind the guarded gates of Emerald Bay. Designed by the highly renowned C.J. Light Associates, the brand-new 2022-built contemporary has all of the trappings of coastal living: expansive beach frontage just steps to the sand and unparalleled views of breaking waves, Catalina Island, towering bluffs and enchanting sunsets. The design capitalizes on its nearly 1,000 square feet of outdoor living space. The interiors are equally resplendent with nearly 5,000 square feet, five bedrooms, 10 baths, a gym, media lounge, temperature-controlled wine wall, and beach-ready wellness center featuring an outdoor shower, in-ground spa, direct access powder bath and Nordic sauna. Bespoke finishes, fixtures and forward-thinking amenities throughout, combined with the latest in smart home technology take this home to next-level luxury.
Listed by Tim Smith of Coldwell Banker Realty in Newport Beach
9 West 84th Street
New York, NY.
Meticulously renovated, this five-bedroom townhouse is a bonafide Manhattan classic thanks to its ease of living, entertaining, and a convenient location off Central Park West and Central Park. Over 5,200 square feet includes a grand light-filled entertaining parlor floor with a large living room connected to a sunroom, both of which feature walls of glass that look towards a sun-flooded 1,000 square-foot beautifully landscaped garden. A convenient butler’s pantry is located on this level for entertaining while the hearth of the home – an enormous eat-in chef’s kitchen and pantry – awaits on the garden floor. A luxurious primary suite encompasses the entire third floor. On the fourth and fifth floors reside four more large bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a home office, and laundry with a fully vented full-size washer and dryer. A sunny roof deck reveals an oblique view of Central Park. Spacious and enduringly comfortable with timeless finishes throughout, this highly refined home also boasts a lower level with a large den, media room, full bathroom, and full laundry room.
383 Kalaimoku Street Unit PH-DE
A one-of-a-kind penthouse in the five-star Ritz-Carlton luxury resort brings three levels of elegance, 5,885 square feet, and views of the famous Waikiki beachline into focus. Inside, soaring 25-foot ceilings and window walls frame the ocean-to-park-and-city-light views in the evening. Each of the four bedrooms comes with an ensuite bathroom and a private elevator taking you to each floor. Dual lanais offer the ultimate outdoor privacy with a BBQ grill on each lanai; while the Diamond Head lanai features a pool and jacuzzi.
97 S Washington Drive
Set just a sunny walk from St. Armands Circle in Sarasota, this bayfront estate impresses on two corner lots, spanning more than a half-acre. A striking 7,863 square-foot custom residence by luxury home builder John Cannon invites one to enjoy peaceful water views from just about every room. A dynamic, generously proportioned floorplan spread across two levels entices you with intricate details and cathedral ceilings. Entertaining is made easy with a 200-bottle wine room, living/dining room, and gracious chef’s space overlooking a massive family room. Completing the first floor: a theater room, office, and luxurious primary suite with terrace access, spa-inspired en-suite bathroom, separate sitting, his/her walk-in closets, and bonus room. Upstairs: a loft, game room, two-bedroom suites, and an in-law suite with its own living room, kitchenette, and private entrance. An elaborate patio area provides a seamless connection to the indoors, an outdoor kitchen, dining area, fireplace, alluring gazebo, open lounge, infinity-edge swimming pool, plus a dock with multiple lifts.
Listed by Roger Pettingell of Coldwell Banker Realty in Longboat Key
11846 Ellice St
A sweeping 67-foot infinity pool and uninhibited ocean view of County Line Beach solidify this modern gated Malibu estate as an exceptional example of California indoor/outdoor design. Seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and approximately 10,348 square feet of living space unite with lush tropical forestry and beautifully hardscaped walkways. Among the spoils that await you in this property: a sunken bar, home theatre, a showcase column of wine fridges, billiards room, multiple poolside covered bungalows, outdoor media and kitchen, saltwater coral aquarium, elevator, rooftop putting green, laundry room with a dog washing station and three washer and dryer units, an extensive gym with service entrance for trainers and masseuses’, a fully equipped chefs kitchen with separate service entry and a removed guest house with a two-car garage, and full kitchen.
Listed by Katie Bentzen and Stephen Udoff of Coldwell Banker Realty in Malibu
334 Lionheart Ct
Just 20 miles south of downtown Nashville, this Cool Springs mansion is modern country elegance personified. Nestled on 8.12 gated acres and buffered by 150+ acres of common area, the estate offers the ultimate in seclusion serenity with plentiful resort amenities to give you the feeling of being on vacation every day. Over 12,000 square feet unite an expansive living room scaled for entertaining, a modernized kitchen with double islands and a wine cellar, plus five bedrooms and multiple bonus spaces such as a full media room, music room, and a pool room with a glass garage door that could be used as a custom car showroom. When you’re ready to take your guests outdoors, your own private oasis awaits with an ozone pool with swim-up bar, hot tub, grotto, four fire features, waterfall, and covered outdoor kitchen.
Listed by Ashley Boykin of Coldwell Banker Barnes in Franklin, TN
4660 Via Huerto
Santa Barbara, CA.
Live the Santa Barbara dream in this stunning Tuscan-style estate on over 3.6 acres. The property is an oasis of a compound, offering an approximately 7,500 square-foot main house with six ensuite bedrooms, plus a separate and very private two ensuite bedroom guesthouse, infinity pool, and spa, as well as a custom skateboard/scooter track with a playing field. The elegant and timeless main residence brings together formal and informal spaces that are ideal for the gracious entertainer, art collector, and outdoor enthusiast. Thoughtful energy-efficient upgrades include solar, Tesla Power Walls, a supercharger, and solar hot water heating for the infinity pool. A variety of fruit trees and raised vegetable garden beds enhance the lush landscaping. There is even room for equestrian facilities, a greenhouse, and more.
Listed by Linda Lorenzen of Coldwell Banker Realty in Santa Barbara
4855 Chute Lake Road
Kelowna, British Columbia, CANADA
Surrounded by the rustic beauty of British Columbia, this one-of-a-kind Kelowna retreat comprises a private and gated winery, gently sloping grounds, lake views, and two residential homes – all just a short drive to downtown and at the start of the South Kelowna Slopes wine route. Approximately 40 total acres encompass 25 planted acres with ten acres of Pinot Noir, seven acres of Gewurztraminer, and eight acres of Pinot Gris. One Tudor-style residence offers 7,442 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, an oversized courtyard, a detached garage/workshop/gym that can be accessed via a breezeway to the main home, and a panoramic view from all living spaces. The other home, built in the ranch-style, offers 3,900 sq ft of recently updated living space and a covered backyard patio. This is the place to capture breathtaking views, sunsets, and evening lights.
Listed by Greg Dusik of Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty