A Taste of Southern California Luxury Living

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Willis Allen hosted a luxury home tour in Rancho Santa Fe, CA of these two luxury properties. Located in this affluent community, this modern luxury property comprises nearly 210 acres.

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A SLICE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LIFE IN HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER RANCHO SANTA FE

Built in 1973 Del Dios Ranch presents an outstanding opportunity to acquire one of the most expansive tracts in coveted Rancho Santa Fe, California. Located in this affluent community, this contemporary property comprises nearly 210 acres (Covenant and non-Covenant), a large portion of which is available for development. The residence itself is a magnificent redwood, glass, and marble structure, with foundations and… Read more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

Constructed in 2001 with extraordinary architecture, outstanding craftsmanship and fine materials to create a luxury estate design can last through time. Entering the courtyard through the iron gates, you will be welcomed by a lush rose garden,  colorful bougainvillea and pleasant smells of citrus blossoms.

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PRIME RANCHO SANTA FE COVENANT LOCATION

Escape to a private, lushly landscaped all fenced and gated 2.1 acre oasis, where one can enjoy the beauty found at this prime Rancho Santa Fe Covenant location. Exceptional architecture, finest craftsmanship and exquisite materials blend harmoniously to create an estate that is timeless and can be enjoyed for… More details at LuxuryPortfolio.com

TWO LUXURY HOMES IN ONE MAGNIFICENT STRUCTURE

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This magnificent 2 in 1 custom designed luxury property has two completely separate homes. Situated in the middle of “Old Palos.” Each home has its own attached and yet separate basements and garages.

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TWO DISTINCT AND LUXURIOUS HOMES IN ONE STRUCTURE

Everything is top-of-the-line paying close attention to all the details. Beautiful hardwood floors, “alder” wood doors, granite counters, nine foot and two-story ceilings, heated basement floors, 5,200-plus square feet of luxurious custom finishes. View this exceptional luxury… Read more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

Luxurious custom finishes and attention to detail in every area of this luxury home. It has gorgeous hardwood floors, elegant granite counters, high ceilings, basement with heated flooring and more. This luxury property is shown only to high end clients who are specifically looking for a 2 in 1 home arrangement.

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12533 S 73rd Avenue, Palos Heights, IL, USA, 60463

The ultimate related living arrangement…two distinct and luxurious homes in one structure, with the only common areas being the laundry room, and it has separate washers and dryers, and the beautiful backyard stone patio! This magnificent property was custom designed to have two completely separate dwelling units… Read more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

 

The Perks of Going For a Custom Home Design

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Choosing custom home style designs may be the most labor intensive design option for future homeowners. However, it is also the most creatively fulfilling option as well.

Putting a personal stamp on your home is a wonderful experience. And for those who’ve tried it, they can’t imagine designing a house any other way.

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However it takes a certain personality to want to build and design a house from the ground up. Often, these are homeowners who are very particular about what they want for their home. Alternatively, a homeowner may not have a particular vision in mind, but he will want to have some form of input into every detail of his future home. Naturally, homeowners who opt to design their home this way should be prepared to make multiple decision on every facet of the house. The good news is a custom home will be able to accommodate personal preferences on the details that will not be so easily possible with a standard home design.

Having custom home style designs is not necessarily expensive. This is a misconception that has been proven wrong by the tiny home movement that has been gaining traction in the recent years. It is true that a custom home can be costly, especially if the design a homeowner wants is grand. However, for people who have simpler tastes it can be a more economical option. Architects are able to design according to a client’s budget by making the construction less complicated and maximizing building materials.

The main thing to for clients to keep in mind when opting for custom home style designs is to have a vision of the type of home they want. It would be best if they are able to be extremely clear about what they want. But if that isn’t possible, at the minimum having a clear general idea for the architect to work with is helpful in setting the final design towards the right direction. If a client has no idea what they want, an option is for them to look through the architect’s previous designs for inspiration. From there, they may be able to pull design details that appeal to them and eliminate those that do not.

It goes without saying that finding the right architect for the client’s custom home style designs vision is very important. Most architects are able to do a variety of home designs, but their work will often reveal a personal predilection. Often, this personal preference is the architect’s best design ability. Therefore, it is important for a client to do his research on his chosen architect. For example, if a client wants a modern home design it would not be ideal to hire an architect who specializes in traditional home styles and design.

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Custom-designed homes turn renters into buyers

Jamie Aid and Matt Kwasek were in no hurry to buy a house, but when they found a highly customized new home for about the price of an ordinary house, they quickly moved up their… Read more at The Tennessean

 

Old Hollywood Home Listed: $40M Once owned by Harry Warner

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Old Hollywood Home Liste $40MMy new listing of this gorgeous historic home is getting a lot of attention. It has been written about by the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and The Real Deal — and with good reason! This exquisite seven-bedroom, renovated home is comprised of original details paying homage to its “Old Hollywood” history.  Hand-carved oak and leaded-glass windows shine […]

This $40 million Beverly Hills pad has ties to old school Tinseltown. The home, owned by Harry Warner of Warner Brothers in the 1940s, has been listed by its current owner Daphna Edwards Ziman, who purchased it with her husband Richard Ziman, the real estate investor, in 1996, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Luxury Homes in Florida with Unique Swimming Pools

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luxury poolsA desired accessory to a home anywhere in the world is a pool. Here are two luxury homes in Florida that have unique style pools on their grounds. Residents live the ultimate Florida lifestyle with locations in Apollo Beach and Palm Beach Gardens Florida.

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High Tech Luxury Houses Booming Across Los Angeles

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high tech luxury building in los angelesSmart homes are becoming increasingly popular and buyers looking for a connected home have increasing options in the Los Angeles market. Here’s a look at options Coldwell Banker has for those who refuse to disconnect. Open, light spaces define this contemporary five-bedroom home on North Crescent Heights. A Lutron Smart Home System controls the house’s […]

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