The year 2022 delivered a few twists and turns for real estate, but it also brought us some of the most eye-catching estate properties to date. First, there was the $150 million trophy compound on Miami Beach’s prestigious, guard-gated La Gorce Island. On the other side of the coast, the historic Far Afield estate caught everyone’s attention with its $68 million 10.5-acre spread in Montecito’s prime ”Golden Quadrangle.” Regardless of where your interest lies on the map or what your definition of luxury is, we’ve compiled five of the finest listings currently on the market under the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury program that could make excellent investments in 2023.
18 La Gorce Cir
Miami Beach, FL.
Described as “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” by listing agents, The Jills, this exclusive property features 125,161 square feet on guard-gated La Gorce Island. Never before available on the market, this is the largest assemblage of land currently available for purchase on Miami Beach in one of the most exclusive island communities with 600+ feet of sparkling water frontage and stunning views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. The property is comprised of four gated properties each with private docks. The crown jewel is an amazing private park, Domaine de la Paix et de l’Amour. Possibilities are endless to develop your dream compound.
670 Hot Springs Rd
According to listing agents Tim Di Prizito and Joyce Rey, Far Afield is “one of two significant historic estates remaining in the prime Montecito ”Golden Quadrangle.'” Commanding approximately 10.5 acres with over 25 separate cultivated and native garden attractions, the Mediterranean Villa mansion was designed by architect Francis T. Underhill and built in 1918 as the vacation home for famed American writer Hobart C. Chatfield-Taylor and wife Rose Farwell, daughter of U.S. Senator Charlie B. Farwell.
2455 S Ocean Boulevard
Highland Beach, FL.
Sited on Highland Beach’s largest oceanfront lot, this rare Madey Architects-designed estate designed has been hailed as “one of most prestigious homes in Palm Beach County,” according to listing agent Jonathan Postma. Featuring modern French-Eclectic architecture, transitional interiors by Marc-Michaels, and fortress-like construction by Mark Timothy Luxury Homes.This trophy property delivers over 150 feet of private manicured beachfront on nearly 2 acres in the ”Estate Section” of Byrd Beach, minutes away from Atlantic Avenue and Boca Raton. Intricate details are evident throughout the home creatively blending an atmosphere of grand scale entertaining and comfortable beach living.
Listed by Jonathan Postma of Coldwell Banker Realty in Boca Raton
300 Stone Canyon Rd
Los Angeles, CA.
As one of lower Bel Air’s “most prestigious properties” in a coveted East Gate location, this Stone Canyon Road estate continues to inspire awe with its classic architecture, timeless style, wraparound views, and park-like grounds on two verdant acres. Supremely private with a gated entrance and magnificent vistas overlooking Los Angeles, the surrounding green hillsides and the Bel Air Country Club’s scenic golf course fairways, the custom-built Georgian mansion is filled with every amenity imaginable for sophisticated living and entertaining, plus a 2,500 square-foot guest house.
Listed by Tania Farris of Coldwell Banker Realty in Beverly Hills
4505 Sabal Palm Rd
Another Florida bayfront masterpiece, Casa Bahia impresses on the exclusive island of Bay Point, Miami’s most secluded gated community a stone’s throw from the Design District, Midtown, Wynwood, Downtown and Brickell. After the breathtaking wide-open Biscayne Bay views, Miami skyline, and beautiful sunrises, the property offers the ultimate compound with over one acre of land spread over three lots and a total of 13,748 square feet, 12 bedrooms, and 12.5 bathrooms with two homes onsite, Casa Bahia and Casa Club.
Listed by Ana Rodriguez of Coldwell Banker Realty in Coral Gables
233 E Cooper Avenue, P-3
“You will not find another one-level penthouse of this caliber in the downtown core,” says listing agent Carrie Wells. One glimpse at Monarch on the Parks Iconic Penthouse, and you’ll have no choice but to believe every word she says. Contemporary style emanates from Cooper Avenue as 5,500 square feet of indoor space and 5,000 square feet of outdoor living space surrounded by floor-to-ceiling glass create an unmatched connection with Aspen Mountain. Outside of its obvious interior luxuries and A+ location near Aspen’s world-class restaurants and shops, what makes this penthouse so extraordinary is that it “cannot be replaced under today’s building codes,” reveals Wells.
Listed by Carrie Wells and Lisa Turchiarelli of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse