Today’s Privacy Living in a Luxury Estate

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Whatever kind of privacy you prefer toward the end of a long driveway, behind guileful entryways or fences, at the highest point of a private lift, or on a remote island, privacy and security is king.

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Modern Age Privacy in Luxury Estates

The dictionary defines privacy as “the state of being apart from other people or concealed from their view” and freedom “from unwanted or undue intrusion or disturbance in one’s private life or affairs.” Today, issues of privacy focus largely on the defense of identity and personal data and growing concerns about intrusive… Read more at JoyceRey.com

In spite of the fact that some individuals who live under the radar in this world are not exactly so imperceptible to whatever is left of us, there is a parallel here. They stroll nearby us amid the day, however during the evening they vanish off the map.

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Paparazzi-chased celebrities have learnt how to become invisible

All that online maps show of the area are street routes and names – what could perhaps be an outline plan for a future housing development. But anyone looking for a kerbside view of the property will find no evidence of it… Read more at Financial Review

1251 Tower Grove | Complete Privacy in Beverly Hills

Set behind private gates opening onto a lush, tree lined drive way, this one-of-a-kind home, originally designed by renowned architect Bob Ray Offenhauser, offers complete privacy, spacious accommodation and picturesque, curated aesthetic perfection. Set on over an acre of land, with… Watch here

One of Atlanta’s Most Important Luxury Homes

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This 15,000 sq.ft. artisanal French Provincial home is made up of slate and concrete, custom-made doors and windows in the Loire River Valley.

This luxury home is constructed by artisans from France. The detailed craftsmanship represents the apex of home building in southern America.

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ONE OF THE SOUTH’S MOST IMPORTANT RESIDENCES HAS HIT THE MARKET

Designed not only to reflect the quality of lifestyle of a forgotten age, this home was also carefully crafted to house a modern family. This is an heirloom home designed to last hundreds of years and represents a seldom available opportunity to secure what is certainly one of the… See more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

Billed as “one of the South’s most important residences,” which is hard disagree and ignore when you look at some of the features of this artisanal luxury home. And the pool is just amazing!

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Exquisite Buckhead Manse 5th Priciest in Atlanta Market

Before glancing at the sky-high cost to live in this 15,172-square-foot Buckhead mansion, it’s quite clear this home stands out in a big way. Featuring seven bedrooms, eight and 1/2 bathrooms, and all the absurdly opulent trappings of the filthy rich, at an even $10 million this property is the fifth most expensive listing on the… Read more at Curbed Atlanta

Where To Build You Custom Luxury Home

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When you’re planning to build your custom luxury home, you decide what design, built and finish that your home is going to have. You provide your specifications on size and location of the rooms of your home. You can choose everything from the style to material that is going to be used on building your dream luxury home.

Choosing the right location for your home is essential before building it. Surveying the site fist helps you determine the type and architecture that is best for you custom luxury home.

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When Building a Custom Home, Choose Your Location Wisely

The real estate expression “location, location, location,” is used to emphasize the importance of selecting the best location for a home or business. While the expression may be overused, what it says remains true, especially when building a custom home. When you build a custom home, your one-of-a-kind home is designed, built and finished specifically for… Read more at FrankelBuildingGroup.com

An ideal luxury home is not just all about a well-situated home. It should also have luxurious amenities that will make you really feel like royalty.

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10 Must-Have Items That Luxury Home Buyers Want Most

The word luxury brings to mind plenty of conveniences such as, pools, saunas, in-home gyms, backyard tennis courts, game rooms, and fully-stocked kitchens? but what are the items that luxury… Read more at Freshome.com

Luxurious Wine Cellar Design

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For wine enthusiasts, a wine room and storage is essential to any home. See how T.J. Farnsworth made a luxurious wine room that every wine connoisseur and enthusiast’s dream.

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Making room for fine wine

The tall wooden shelves in T.J. Farnsworth’s spacious wine room hold hundreds of bottles of wine. There are standard 750 ml bottles as well as various-size magnums holding whites, rosés and reds. Some are still in the decorative wooden boxes they arrived in; hand-blown decanters sparkle on the… Read more at Houston Chronicle

If you are planning to build you own luxurious wine cellar in your home, there are some factors that you should know first so that you can create the perfect wine room and storage. One is creating the ideal conditions and temperature for your wine collection.

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Wine Stellar: Create the Perfect East End Wine Cellar

It all begins with one bottle of wine. Perhaps that first sip of a new find or a familiar favorite begets the purchase of a case or two. Suddenly there’s a collection that needs to be properly kept. For wine collectors and oenophiles, especially here on the East End, a wine cellar is the… Read more at Dans Papers

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

 

Villa Kampffmeyer: A Historical German Luxury Estate

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As you stroll through Villa Kampffmeyer and over its picturesque grounds, it is obvious that history proliferates.

The richly embellished house consolidates great neoclassicist and baroque design components and is a listed building. Following quite a while of disregard, the proprietor put in the most recent three years reestablishing it to its previous radiance, utilizing old blueprints and remaking endless unique components with incredible care.

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VILLA KAMPFFMEYER: A PIECE OF GERMAN HISTORY IN THE FORM OF A GRAND ESTATE

It was 1923 and the construction of the Villa Kampffmeyer was underway, when successful German entrepreneur and well-known mill owner, Kurt Kampffmeyer sought a location of unmatched prestige within the suburbs of Berlin and found the waterfront of… Read more at Luxury Portfolio Blog

Top of the line property holders are coming back to the manors of southwest Berlin, an image of extravagance until World War II. High-end home buyers head to the southwest, where generations of prewar Germans developed the nation’s most selective local locations making massive houses in untainted lakeside settings.

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The Berlin villa—a hallmark of the good life in Central Europe until World War II—is back, as buyers boost prices for restored mansions, or start from scratch by… Read more at The Wall Street Journal

 

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

 

Emphasizing Luxury Model Home Interior/Exterior Design

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This story highlights Doris A. Pearlman, originator of Toll Brothers’ partner Possibilities for Design, Inc.

Here is an inside look from the eyes on the luxury home interior/exterior designer.

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Through the Designer’s Eyes : Doris Pearlman on Accentuating Indoor/Outdoor Spaces

From a model home merchandising perspective, we believe these models have been such a hit due to the breathtaking ‘Western Walls’ that allow for an abundance of light, good energy, large family gathering space, and incredible views of the… Read more at TollTalks

Through exceptional ability, meticulous eye for design and professional design techniques, Doris Pearlman is in the matter of building dream luxury homes. As an award-winning luxury home designer, regarded industry thought pioneer and founder of Possibilities for Design, Inc. Doris teams up with national homebuilders nationwide to create innovative and motivating luxury interior/exterior home spaces.

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AN EXCLUSIVE LUXURY HOME TOUR WITH AWARD-WINNING INTERIOR DESIGNER DORIS PEARLMAN

“Everything that’s done in a model home is done with a purpose,” said Doris. “Each decorating and style decision is intentional, helping the buyer to appreciate the uniqueness and special features of the space – from volume to… Read more at ProgressLighting.com