There is no shortage of extraordinary real estate from this month’s roundup of the latest $10 million+ listings marketed by the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury program. From a Tuscan-inspired dream in Bel Air to a real-life Mediterranean fantasy on Italy’s Sardinian coast and a sprawling 90-acre ranch with a legendary recording studio hovering above Telluride, these residential offerings have one element in common: they are truly singular.
500 Perugia Way
Los Angeles, CA.
Il Sogno, the dream, “is one of the last true Bel Air estates,” according to listing agent Jade Mills. Offered for sale for the first time in half a century, this richly private Tuscan villa is protected behind hand-forged gates on the only island right in the heart of lower Bel Air. Among its charms: 10,607 square-foot grand villa built by Mark Daniels with interiors designed by the legendary Kalef Alaton that beams with authentic details from Italian artisans and master craftsmen throughout. An indoor-outdoor ambiance, magnificent and unique entertaining spaces, as well as an array of world-class details, transport you into an era of elegant romance; meanwhile the gardens enchant with a swimming pool, sunken grotto spa, fountains, enormous lawns, formal gardens, and specimen trees envisioned by David Jones, the personal florist of Nancy Reagan, Jackie Kennedy, and Elizabeth Taylor. Additional amenities include a four-car garage, bonus space, two offices and a gym with an ensuite bathroom.
Listed by Jade Mills, Coldwell Banker Realty in Beverly Hills
4420 N Bay Rd
Miami Beach, FL.
The ultimate Miami Beach lifestyle awaits in this 10,709 square-foot waterfront paradise located on coveted North Bay Road. Featuring Miami Beach’s most breathtaking panoramic views of the Miami skyline and Biscayne Bay, this private and gated Mediterranean estate beckons with over 10,700 square feet and 101 feet of wide bay waterfront. The interiors are defined by a bright, airy ambiance made possible by 13-foot coffered ceilings, with intricate details and finishes furnishing the elegant backdrop for living and entertaining. A large gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, large gym are among the main level highlights. An expansive principal suite encompassing the entire left wing of the second floor has a private balcony and spacious dual closets. Outside, an infinity pool, private dock and boatlift entices with numerous opportunities for entertaining while an FAA-approved floating Helipad makes it possible to easily access the estate.
Listed by Fabio Lopes and Felise Eber, Coldwell Banker Realty in Miami Beach
2660 Scott Street
San Francisco, CA.
“This Beaux Arts-era masterpiece from the early 20th century has been seamlessly transformed into a stunning contemporary residence with beautiful transitional finishes complimenting the architectural backdrop of Albert Farr, one of San Francisco’s legendary starchitects of the era,” says listing agent Joel Goodrich. A glimpse inside the 9,190 square-foot masterpiece and its magnificently scaled public rooms capture his sentiments perfectly. A large eat-in kitchen with terrace, a family room on the lower level stepping out to the garden, and a spectacular pent-room leading to the 360 degree view roof terrace provide amazing spaces for everyday indoor/ outdoor dining, lounging and entertaining. In all of these spaces, you may catch San Francisco’s most famous landmarks as your eye takes in views of the sweeping bay, unmistakable city skyline and Golden Gate Bridge. A location in one of the city’s most sought-after and vibrant historical neighborhoods puts you within a short drive to the world-class tech and finance hubs of SoMa and Fidi. Easy access to Marin and wine country are bonuses.
Listed by Joel Goodrich, Coldwell Banker Realty in San Francisco
222 W Van Buren Avenue
Charles Cook Architectural Design Studio, interior designer Tracy Hickman, Jeff Muellner Construction, O’Brien Custom Cabinetry, Apex Wood Flooring and many other local artisans and craftsmen contributed their talents to this magnificent stone manor, nestled amidst the private greenery of a large corner garden in downtown Naperville. Completed in 2019, the residence embodies a casual, comfortable style in over 15,453 square feet. Clean lines and an open plan concept are balanced with warm authentic materials, including limestone and white oak floors, architectural hand-finished plaster walls, rich hand-hewn white oak beams, steel windows and doors, and a slate and galvanized steel roof. This five-bedroom stunner “represents a new vision for living in Naperville,” proclaim listing agents Lauren Walz and Dawn McKenna.
Listed by Lauren Walz and Dawn McKenna, Coldwell Banker Realty in Hinsdale
3639 County Road 58P
Music Gardens Ranch
Nestled high on Hastings Mesa about 20 minutes from Telluride with towering mountain views lies a property of musical legend: Music Gardens Ranch, the site of fabled recording studio, ”Studio in the Clouds.” John Denver, Prince, Otis Redding, George Benson, Dierks Bentley, Neil Young and Jewel are among the legends who have recorded in the studio, which was designed by a rocket scientist to be acoustically perfect. The property’s 90.5-acres stretches over two parcels of land. The first parcel resides on 41 acres and includes the 11,672 squre-foot primary house, attached 1,200 square-foot greenhouse/solarium, a 720 square-foot shed, a 1,280 square-foot barn, a 480 square-foot caretaker’s unit, a 3-car garage and the ”Studio in the Clouds.” The second parcel encompasses a two-bedroom, two-bath, 2,400 square-foot house and barn on 49 acres.
Listed by Karen McCarthy, Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties in Telluride
1640 Stradella Road
Los Angeles, CA.
Mesmerizing views overlooking the Stone Canyon Reservoir and rolling mountains converge with contemporary design in this modern marvel in the heart of Bel-Air. Over 9,200 square feet bring multiple levels of entertaining and living space under one roof. The open floorplan is highlighted by effortless indoor/outdoor flow centered around an open chef’s kitchen with professional-grade appliances, formal dining, and living room all lined with disappearing walls of glass. Five ensuite bedrooms and a lower-level entertaining space featuring a spacious home theater, wine cellar, game room, gym, and separate terrace complete the interiors. And no new architectural showpiece would be complete without an enviable outdoor setting where an outdoor kitchen, expansive infinity-edge pool and spa awaits.
Listed by Marcus Kassin, Coldwell Banker Realty in Beverly Hills
3217 Evergreen Point Road
A waterfront rarity makes its debut on Evergreen Point Road on Medina’s Gold Coast just outside of Seattle. Featuring 49,000 square feet of west-facing waterfront, this property is comprised of two prized parcels. The west parcel consists of a vacant lot that has 74 feet of private beach. On the east parcel, a fully remodeled 2,400 square-foot home is positioned on 30 feet of shared waterfront with a dock. Here, contemporary architectural design brings forward an open four-bedroom floorplan oriented to maximize the panoramic views of Lake Washington, Seattle city skyline and the Olympic Mountains from every room while also prioritizing seamless flow between each space. The move-in ready interiors are teeming with an array of thoughtful details and updates, including new appliances, cabinets, stainless steel railings and flooring. “The possibilities are endless,” notes listing agent Shelly Zhou. “You can build your dream home on the low-bank waterfront parcel and keep the 2,400SF residence for a guest house or use it as an income property. Or create your own vision of a gated waterfront compound on the 1.12-acre lot.”
Listed by Shelly Zhou, Coldwell Banker Bain
1024 Palisades Beach Road
Santa Monica, CA.
Yet another rare jewel has hit the market further south along the Pacific coast. This time, a one-of-a-kind beachfront home in Santa Monica’s historically exclusive Gold Coast. A redesign by one of California’s leading architect firms has already been approved to expand its footprint to a total of 8,144 square feet and extend the existing basement — one of the last homes on the beach that can build a lower level. The breathtaking panoramic views spanning from Palos Verdes to Malibu take precedence under the plan, ensuring beach views from every room. Among its features: a chef’s kitchen with an open outdoor courtyard area and a great for entertaining floor plan with living, dining, and sun room areas, plus an elevator, seven bedrooms and a design for a lower level lounge area, playroom, wine room, home theater, safe room, bar and gym. Outside, an entertaining area and a sparkling pool with direct access to the famous Santa Monica Beach.
Listed by Vangelis Korasidis, Coldwell Banker Realty in Beverly Hills
Stintino, Sassari, IT
Villa Solenzana, aka the “home of harmony,” lives up to its name as an exclusive oasis of peace and tranquility set on a marvelous promontory with the Mediterranean Sea on three sides. Designed by Alberto Riva in the 1960s with collaboration with Fred Drugman, the villa has been renovated over the years while still retaining its architectural character from that era. “Buyers will not miss the old-style details that blend perfectly with the more contemporary renovations, curated by the famous architect of the Costa Smeralda Jean-Claude Lesuisse and executed by expert craftsmen,” reveals the listing agent. Today, the seven-bedroom, old-meets-new villa offers a bright and refined reinterpretation of Sardinian interior style and hospitality. Beyond the home itself, a seawater swimming pool and 6,000 square meters of Mediterranean-fronted lawn, gardens and park-like grounds invite one to further enjoy life by the sea.
Listed by Coldwell Banker Costa Smeralda
215 Marigold Avenue
Corona del Mar, CA.
Back in California, a prized Cap Cod-style estate delivers sweeping ocean, harbor, and Catalina Island views on a double-lot with 60 feet of frontage in the heart of Corona del Mar. An entertainer’s floorplan of over 5,900 square feet combines an eat-in chef’s kitchen and great room with direct access to the outdoor living spaces where a landscaped front yard with a fireplace and a courtyard with a barbecue and heated plunge pool can be found. Six bedrooms and six-and-one-half bathrooms provide plenty of space. Meanwhile, the luxuries are plentiful: Viking and SubZero appliances, custom architectural details, a wine cellar, a main level ensuite bedroom, a subterranean flex space that can double as a media room and a detached casita with an en suite bedroom for guests, in-laws or an au pair.
Listed by David Espino and Tim Smith, Coldwell Banker Realty in Newport Beach