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Manchester Real Estate & Beyond: Outdoor Living

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.

In today’s blog post I want to take a look at some truly exceptional homes that have been recently listed by some of my colleagues nationally and internationally. All of these homes offer exceptional outdoor living arrangements, from decks, to patios and other outdoor spaces these homes are sure to please.


Manchester – $1,995,000

This expansive and Contemporary home, located on one of the county’s highest hilltops, boasts fabulous ocean & forest views. Sited on 5+ private acres, the custom home’s vaulted ceiling & window walls creates an interior that is resplendent w/natural light. An ocean-facing deck is easily accessed by the home’s primary entertaining spaces while a more private observation roof-deck is located at the homes tallest point. The meticulously maintained home, recently painted inside & out, includes 2 master suites & 2 main living areas. Above the garage, an oversized room, w/ it’s own deck, presents the future homeowner w/ tremendous flexibility as a home office, game room or light-filled artist studio. Outside, the verdant grounds are professionally landscaped & irrigated and the shared cul-de-sac is conveniently heated & lighted. With easy access to the sought-after town of Manchester-By-the-Sea, Boston highway networks & ME Reg School system this home offers the best of North shore life. For more information on this exceptional Manchester single family home, click here. $1,995,000


Willits, California – $3,000,000

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. A private oasis set on approximately 40 acres. Inspiring vistas and natural beauty abound. Designed for comfortable living. The main home has an open floor plan, abundance of windows and an open kitchen. The spacious master suite has access to a private patio that showcases dramatic views of the surrounding hills and a pool. Detached guest house with 2 bedrooms, upstairs bunk loft, cozy sitting area and for the gardening enthusiast, and a green house. Separate caretaker’s home. The ranch has equestrian facilities including barns and 2 riding arenas. A cement floor barn offers endless possibilities for art studios, dance, gym, storage for toys, etc. Ample space for animals, gardening or room to roam. Two idyllic ponds complete this pastoral setting. Located in the heart of Mendocino County just minutes from the town of Willits. Approximately 2 hours north of San Francisco and 40 minutes from the coast. For more information on this exceptional home, click here. $3,000,000

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Rancho Santa Fe – $2,998,000

Upon arriving at this privately gated and ultra-charming 1.81 acre Covenant estate, you will be transported to one of Rancho Santa Fe’s most striking storybook properties. Conveniently located close to the Village and within walking distance of the widely acclaimed Roger Rowe School, the Rancho Santa Fe Country Club with its golf and tennis, walking trails and restaurants, this remarkable estate, designed by W.L. Risley, was entirely rebuilt in 2005 and is connected to sewer. The outdoor entertaining area is resplendent with its numerous patios, winding flower-filled trails, 70 year-old mature trees, manicured lawns, alluring pool and spa, BBQ station, fire pit, raised vegetable garden, bocce ball court and play yard. The interior is equally delightful and sophisticated and features a floor plan that is suitable for a variety of lifestyles. This 3,190 square foot, four-bedroom, four and one-half bath home is stylishly furnished with unique hardwood floors throughout, dramatic elegant living and dining room areas, a gourmet kitchen with professional grade appliances, custom cabinetry, Carrera marble, Waterworks plumbing fixtures, a state-of-the-art sound system and so much more. Seldom does a home that combines historic, Old Ranch charm with modern amenities become available. For more information on this beautiful home, click here. $2,998,000

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Guanajuato, Mexico – $2,900,000

Tierra Adentro is a beautiful 8 bedroom contemporary home designed by David Howell which envelops the elements of Earth, Water, Fire, and Metal and play host to it’s architectural design. These elements combine to soothe senses embattled by technology. This home is an intensely serene reinvention of traditional Mexican hacienda architecture. This private retreat has 4 master suites, 2 regular bedrooms and two extra rooms that can be used as an art studio and yoga room or as additional bedrooms if needed. Tierra Adentro is located in the magical village of Atotonilco just minutes from San Miguel de Allende. This contemporary style hacienda has 360 degree views overlooking it’s 3.1 Hectares and onto the Guanajuato mountain range to the west and with San Miguel to the south. This property has a picturesque swimming pool featuring the thermal mineral waters of Atotonilco without using harsh chemicals and chlorine to balance the water. Recently used as a location, for the TV series Royal Pains, the grounds are breathtaking, and the adjoining land can also be purchased in accordance. For anyone who appreciates architecture, tranquility and privacy this home is a must see. For more information on this exceptional estate, click here. $2,900,000

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