he spring season officially starts March 20, however this month’s newest batch of $10 million+ listings say otherwise. At least when it comes to real estate’s top tier, the popular spring buying season may already be well underway. If you’re in the market for your next ultra luxury residence, you’ll have your pick – from a private Beverly Hills view compound to a modernized Victorian in Aspen’s West End, several dream-worthy waterfront properties and everything in between.
1501 Tower Grove
Beverly Hills, CA.
Your search for classic, sophisticated luxury may be over with this stately Beverly Hills compound. Perched on just over six acres above the city with views that span to the ocean, the estate brings together over 5,700 square feet of living space, five bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and two half-baths – all behind secure gates. Spaces tailored for entertaining flow seamlessly from the large kitchen, formal dining area, living room and den. A pool, oversized deck area, hot tub, outdoor kitchen and several outdoor lounge spaces plus a tennis court complete the offerings found in this rare find.
Listed by Joyce Rey of Coldwell Banker Realty, Beverly Hills
555 Arvida Pkwy
Coral Gables, FL.
Some homes are living works of art – and this 16,749 square-foot Coral Gables masterpiece is no exception. Inspiring awe are three expansive levels encompassing six bedrooms, six full baths and two half baths. Designed for entertaining, the formal living room flows to the elegant dining area and chef’s kitchen; meanwhile, a family room and billiard room impress with wet bars. There’s also a temperature-controlled wine cellar, fitness room with a sauna, theater, office and elevator. Beyond, the resort-like grounds wow with 180 feet of water frontage, a 100-foot private dock with a 35,000-pound lift, summer kitchen, pool and jacuzzi.
635 W Bleeker Street
Making its debut in the heart of Aspen’s West End, this modernized Victorian was built in 1900 and remodeled down to the studs in 2022 by Rutgers Construction. Randall Powers and Christopher Alexander of Houston-based design firm, J. Randall Powers, re-envisioned the interiors with an elegant interpretation of contemporary living throughout. The floorplan has been opened up to reveal free-flowing entertaining spaces with vaulted ceilings on the main floor. Four bedrooms include a private primary suite located on the upper level, which includes a walk-in closet and office. The three other bedroom suites are located on the lower level, offering effortless privacy. A landscaped outdoor patio and a one-car detached garage completes the dream home. A prime location on a corner lot also means you have open space across the street.
Listed by Chris Souki of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse
63 Monarch Bay Drive
Dana Point, CA.
A study in architectural and design ingenuity, this contemporary oceanfront estate is another residential jewel by renowned architect, CJ Light. Offering approximately 84 feet of prime Pacific Ocean frontage, the masterful home blends four bedrooms, four full baths and one half bath in over 7,700 square feet. Interiors by Dejager Design lend to an atmosphere of chic, laid-back luxury as sliding pocket doors open to a pool and spa in the courtyard. Perfected for entertaining, the home offers an indoor/outdoor barbecue area and a stunning subterranean level with an entertainment area, lounge, bar, and a showpiece glass-enclosed wine cellar. The primary suite is luxury all the way with double electric shades, a boutique-like walk-in closet, spa-like bath fit with dual vanities and soaking tub, and direct access to the deck perfectly positioned to take in blue water vistas. A smart home system, direct beach access and access to a private beach club managed by Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach elevate this home from the everyday.
Listed by Tim Smith of Coldwell Banker Realty, Newport Beach
1274 Lago Vista Drive
Beverly Hills, CA.
Star architect Richard Landry has perfected the art of timeless design – whether it’s expressed in traditional or contemporary styles. In the case of his latest 2021 vision nestled in the hills above Beverly Hills, he explores the idea of “exquisite minimalism.” Over 12,800 square feet of unparalleled quality begins with the finest finishes and appointments hand-selected over several years. Six sumptuous bedrooms define the floorplan as Landy’s signature calling card – balanced volume – plays out in expansive entertaining spaces that still feel intimate and warm. Walls of glass open automatically to a cinema-worthy infinity-edge pool and view beyond. An epic game room with bar, screening room, gym and full catering kitchen round out the offerings. The owner’s suite also belongs in a magazine with its inspiring bath and closet.
Listed by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Realty, Beverly Hills
St. Helena, CA.
Called “Amaya Estate,” this Napa Valley architectural vision by Juancarlos Fernandez architectural harmonizes views, serenity, and privacy in heavenly combination on 41 acres. Fernandez conceived of a design that paid homage to the renovated Meiji-era homes in Japan’s art islands with “shou sugi ban” or charred cedar cladding and large openings to the outdoors. The singular wine country property consists of an 8,573-square-foot main residence with five bedrooms and six baths, followed by a studio, large two-bedroom, two-bath guest house and a guest studio.
Listed by Erin Lail of Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, co-listed by Hillary Ryan
10 Venetian Way Unit PH1
Miami Beach, FL.
Miami stretches out before you from this one-of-a-kind penthouse duplex on coveted Belle Isle, as the views span from Biscayne Bay to Miami skyline and the ocean. This three-bedroom dream brings 4,740 square feet of warm, inviting interior space together with two oversized wrap-around balconies. A total of three bedrooms complete the home, including an impressive principal bedroom suite on the main floor, which boasts 22-foot ceilings, a spa bath with Sedona marble countertops and ebonized-maple cabinetry. Sliding glass separates the tub and sauna, where cream and beige river rock flooring and Majorca limestone incorporate elements of nature for a relaxing spa experience. The open-concept gourmet kitchen doubles as designer showcase with dark wood cabinetry by Snaidero, Miele and Sub-Zero appliances and Calcutta gold marble center island and countertops. Upstairs, there’s a large office, media room and two guest bedrooms – all you need to enjoy the Miami Beach life.
5330 Butterworth Road
Mercer Island, WA.
Waterfront estates on Mercer Island don’t come on the market often – let alone ones with gorgeous Mt. Rainier views. This magnificent stunner brings both together in magnificent form on approximately 275 feet of rare water frontage and nearly two acres. A grand residence of over 14,900 square feet displays meticulous craftsmanship and unmatched quality throughout. Among its spoils are a stunning great room with lake views and five sets of French doors, two chef’s kitchens and a butlers pantry, a lavish primary suite, two offices, a movie theatre, a billiards room, full bar, wine cellar, four ensuite bedrooms, including one with a kitchenette and separate entrance, plus a fantastic sports pavilion, indoor basketball/racquetball court, weight room, sauna, spa and kitchen. Luscious grounds encompass a professional tennis court, water features, fruit and vegetable gardens, putting green and sand trap, and substantial year-round moorage for two yachts make this a complete retreat away from it all.
Listed by Christi Clark of Coldwell Banker Bain
Monte Argentario, Grosseto, Italy
Taking full advantage of the breathtaking view offered by the coast near Monte Argentario, this precious gem of a property called “Lo Sbarcatello” offers an oasis of tranquility in a private setting protected by greenery and hills. Renovated less than a year ago, the villa has modern touches throughout: from the boiserie to the exposed beams, to the marble and parquet floors, up to the luxury furnishings and numerous comforts such as underfloor heating and retractable air conditioning systems. Luxury and practicality are balanced on two levels: on the ground floor, there is a large living area with an adjacent dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and a guest bedroom with a private bathroom, as well as a service room with a bathroom and a laundry area. Upstairs, a second large living room, hallway, two bedrooms with en suite bathroom and a primary suite consisting of a bedroom, bathroom and Turkish bath. Beyond, the property makes the most of its Mediterranean climate with a porch featuring dining and living areas and a huge panoramic terrace furnished with comfortable sofas for relaxing and enjoying the wonderful view.
Listed by Sofia Scotto of Coldwell Banker Argentario in Porto Santo Stefano, Tuscany
1507 Bay Point Drive
Tucked between Harbor Acres and downtown Sarasota, this gated 1-acre property has all the trappings of a boater’s paradise: a double lot, deep sailboat water, 185 feet of bay frontage. The classical revival-style residence impresses too – with more than 7,300 square feet of living space and elegant architectural touches throughout. Four bedrooms double as private retreats, including the grand bedroom suite with its fit-for-royalty bath. Other coastal living must-haves: a resort-inspired private pool overlooking the Bay, lush gardens and five garage parking spaces.
Listed by Cole Collins of Coldwell Banker Realty, Sarasota and Jeffrey Rhinelander of Coldwell Banker Realty, Longboat Key