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Affiliate Listing Feature: Exceptional Glass Homes

Posted by juliegamblesmith_tcrz4w on December 10, 2015
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As part of the Sotheby’s International Realty network all of my exclusive listings are distributed on a local, national and international level regardless of price point. This allows me to provide white glove service to all of my exclusive listings, regardless of the price point. In an online world working with a real estate professional with an international network is key. Because of my network I am fortunate to preview some truly exceptional homes right here in Cape Ann and beyond.

People say that those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones – regardless of that expression, many ultra modern luxury homes are using more and more glass in their construction. The homes presented in this post include some truly exceptional properties that take full advantage of the benefits that glass can bring to the table.

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East Hampton, NY – $2995,000

Space, light and comfort are the basic elements that give a house its value. Architect Jorge Sosa incorporated these elements into a modern structure of exceptional design, using top of the line materials, fixtures and finishings, for this hilltop setting. The spaces are generous and harmonious, giving the approx. 4,000-sq.ft. house an even larger feel.

With simple clean lines and soaring glass walls the architect created an open, light airy interior with an extraordinary 180 degrees perspective of the sky and natural landscape including views over Three Mile Harbor. Living rooms up and down are connected by an elegant staircase. A sophisticated master is accessed by its own staircase and contains dual baths, a Duravit tub, steam shower, a rotating Rais wood burning stove and a wraparound deck. A separate dining room, two ensuite guest bedrooms, a den-fourth bedroom, and two half baths all blend beautifully together. A modern eat-in kitchen leads to a large stone patio and a 50′ heated gunite lap pool. For more information on this exceptional home, click here.

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Ontario, Canada – Price Upon Request

Integral House. A house that changed the cultural landscape of a city. Every detail is a piece of art.

Passion. Curves. Voluminous space. One of a kind.

The finest craftspeople from around the globe collaborated to create this iconic dwelling using the best materials imaginable. Over 17,000 sq ft of mesmerizing space.

Two understated stories from the front. Concave and convex glass upper structure, fabricated in Spain.
Five stories of undulating glass walls at the back, built into the ravine. Never to be built again in anyone’s lifetime. Panoramic ravine views on 3 sides.
The passenger elevator services all five levels. For more information on this exceptional home, click here.

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Old Greenwich, CT – $5,595,000

An unparalleled living experience is brought to life in this exquisite modern home by internationally acclaimed Greenwich architect Joeb Moore, designed to engage with the ever-changing beauty of its prime setting on Long Island Sound in a sought-after private association near Greenwich Point. Glass curtain walls make the indoors at one with the seascape and atmospheric light throughout the four-bedroom residence, giving the feel of the Hamptons. Centered on a see-through linear fireplace, the open-concept living spaces seamlessly join to the deck, sharing the sparkling water view to the horizon. Serene water views also fill the master suite featuring a balcony, fireplace, gym, wardrobe room, and spa-like bath. Superbly engineered, the leading-edge construction incorporates a wide array of luxuries. The innovative design has garnered a multitude of awards including several from the American Institute of Architects and a 2013 “Best of Year” citation from “Interior Design” magazine. For more information on this seaside masterpiece, click here.

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Jurmala, Latvia – Price Upon Request

The residence is located in a wonderful place, only a two minutes’ walk from the sea. Jurmala is the biggest and the most popular resort in the Baltic States. Beaches with all the necessary amenities and white sand, pine forest and fresh air, cosy cafes and restaurants, promenade of the city – Jomas Street and Dzintari Concert Hall – will touch anyone’s feelings. A spacious residence of modern architecture was built in 1997-1998 according to the design by a famous architect Meinhard von Gerkan. A cosy two-storey building with wooden structure comprises four separate rooms, a cinema hall, a library, a gallery for pictures, a dining room, a kitchen, bathrooms, and a splendid winter garden in the yard of the residence. Only the high-quality materials, such as cherry wood and Swiss pear wood, brushed steel and frosted glass, handmade terra cotta tiles andblue Brazilian granite, were used for the interior of the residence. For more information on this exceptional home, click here.

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    978.337.9644

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