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Cape Ann Real Estate & Beyond: Beautiful Outdoor Spaces

Posted by juliegamblesmith_tcrz4w on March 30, 2016
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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.

In today’s blog post I’m going to feature some beautiful homes that feature truly exceptional outdoor spaces. With spring here and the grass getting greener by the day, these homes will be sure to please. They may vary incredibly in terms of style and appeal, but they all share one characteristic: they are all at the epitome of luxury. I hope you enjoy them.


Manchester, MA – Oversized windows cover the back of this house, allowing sun to pour into almost every room. Ocean-facing decks are easily accessed by the home’s primary entertaining spaces while a more private observation roof deck is located at the homes tallest point, boasting fabulous ocean & forest views. Two master suites provide multiple options for extended family or visiting guests. An oversized room, with it’s own deck, presents the future homeowner with tremendous flexibility as a home office, game room or light-filled artist studio. This home has been meticulously cared for, inside & out. The verdant grounds are professionally landscaped & irrigated & the shared drive is conveniently heated & lighted. Located on 5+ private acres with easy access to the Manchester-Essex Regional Schools, RT 128 & the commuter rail to Boston. For more information on this beautiful home, click here.


France – One of the most stunning castle for sale in France! Located in an exceptional setting, 1 1/2 hour from Bordeaux International Airport, this gorgeous 75-acre property with approx. 16 000 ft2 of buildings includes an elegant mansion erected for the mistress of Henri 1 of Albret, tastefully and stylishly renovated, and many outbuildings. Main driveway, charming main courtyard full of outstanding plantings, beautiful French gardens, swimming pool, summer lounge, pool house. The outbuildings feature a guest house, an orangery, a private apartment for visiting friends. The estate spreads across 75 acres of farm land, with a 22-acre walnut grove in production, a rabbit warren, woods alongside a lovely stream and a magnificent park. This property has it all, charm, elegance and history. An opportunity not to be missed! For more information on this exceptional home, click here.


Salt Lake City – This dignified and impressive home combines modern luxury with a traditional ambiance. Its warm, inviting, open floor plan features spacious rooms with comfortable spaces that lend themselves to small family or personal gatherings, or to large parties that can flow from inside to outside, all the while enjoying the spectacular views of the valley and mountains. Built in 1997 and extensively remodeled fours years ago, this custom home features every imaginable amenity: rich cherrywood flooring, soaring ceilings, custom hand carved fireplace, bright airy rooms, custom Cottonwood cabinetry, spacious kitchen/great room and auxiliary Butler’s pantry, craft room, two personal offices, nanny’s quarters, Crestron audio/video/alarm systems, and four bedrooms, each with their own bathroom, including a spectacular Master Suite that boasts commanding views of the entire valley, yet still maintains complete privacy. The home was built by a local builder with red iron steel construction and a magnificent exterior made of Spanish granite imported specifically for this home. Other features include a dazzling pool, lavish grounds with year round waterfall/stream feature, outdoor play area, heated driveway and sidewalks, garages with heat and water, and many other extensive architectural details. For more information on this stunning estate, click here.


East Hamptons – Prestigious Further Lane Farm compound, premium construction 17,000 sq. ft. estate built in 2010 on gated 5.8 acres (includes 2.2 acre building lot plus exclusive use of 3.6 acre open-space reserve) with sweeping views over 41 acre of protected farm reserve minutes to ocean. Custom designed by architect John Murray with interiors by noted decorator Victoria Hagan. Large light-filled open rooms featuring big family room/kitchen, master suite plus 9 additional bedrooms, media/playroom. 60′ pool with pool-house, north/south Har-Tru tennis court. State-of-the-art systems, backup electrical generator and every luxury amenity. For more information on this home, click here.

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