This brand new contemporary residence in West Hollywood’s exclusive Bird Streets is the creation of renowned architect Paul McClean. At the entrance, a dazzling water feature leads to a sensational split-level swimming pool. The interior exudes an aura of calm sophistication. The free-flowing lower-level entertainment centre features a glass-enclosed, multi-bottle wine display; a custom bar; and an intimate cigar lounge. Other highlights include a deluxe master suite, gym with steam/sauna room, an 18-seat screening room, and a 10-vehicle ‘car museum’.
Designed as a traditional Provençal bastide, yet with all the comforts for 21st-century living, this newly constructed residence has a prime setting, a short walk from the centre of Saint-Tropez. The property is arrayed with lavish amenities, including a wine cellar and bar, cinema, spa, and a heated outdoor pool. There are also two enormous master suites, four additional bedrooms, staff quarters, and a guest house.
This limestone manor occupies a bucolic setting just 17 miles from Manhattan. Built in 2015 in the style of a French chateau, the elegant residence is entered through a two-story marble foyer. The grand appointments include a great room that opens to a gourmet kitchen, a walnut-panelled living room with Venetian plaster ceilings, a movie theatre, and a stunning wine cellar with a glass display area. The gardens are enhanced with a saltwater pool, a hot tub and a waterfall.
Bella Vista rests amid 20 private acres overlooking the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges, in Oregon’s Rogue Valley wine region. The 9,500-square-foot, three-level main residence has been exquisitely designed for the contemporary lifestyle. The lower-level entertainment centre houses a temperature-controlled, 1,784-bottle wine cellar adorned with a beautiful hand-painted mural of Tuscany. Other highlights include a bar, ‘soda shop’, home theatre, sauna, and glorious parklike grounds with a pool and spa, gazebo, carriage house, and an orchard.
Inspired by the castles of the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chaumont blends authentic French-Romanesque architectural details with outstanding modern amenities. Built in 2007, this one-of-a-kind residence near Fort Worth, Texas, abounds with artisan-crafted touches. Of particular note are the stained-glass windows, limestone fireplaces, two-story rotunda, and a unique wine cellar situated behind an elegant curved brick wall with 200-year-old wooden doors imported from France.