Summer is here and the real estate market is as hot as the rising temperatures across the Americas, which means it’s time for Engel & Völkers’ newest edition of Private Residences. Our network has gathered a diverse collection of exquisite properties that are sure to impress.
From a seaside lighthouse retreat in the Bahamas to a state-of-the-art equestrian facility in Brookshire, Texas, take a tour of beautiful properties ideal for creating a personal staycation oasis this summer and all year long. Below you can find just a few of the incredible properties featured in the Private Residences Summer 2021 edition. Can’t get enough? View the full summer issue of Private Residences at the end of the post.
With epic panoramic views, Villa del Alce overlooks a canyon known for migrating elk in the premier gated community of Promontory Ranch in Park City, Utah. This extraordinary European estate was thoughtfully designed to create a natural flow perfect for year-round, indoor-outdoor living. No expense was spared in this home’s creation; from the handcrafted stone imported from Israel to the 200-year-old beams from Midwestern barns and the Italian stone ceiling with hand-carved wood, every detail is exquisite. The authentic, European kitchen features an Italian wood-burning pizza oven and a La Cornue range, perfect for entertaining friends and family. The incredible property also features a smart home system, a golf simulator, a grotto with a hot tub, a waterfall, a movie theater, a guest house, and an outdoor dining area.
Listed by Paul Benson of Engel & Völkers Park City.
Solomon’s Lighthouse has stood elegantly since the 1950s, offering magical, plunging views over crystal clear Bahamian waters. A stone bridge connects this estate’s main home to the lighthouse where a glassed-in ”lantern room” provides stunning 360-degree views. The main house, soaked in natural sunlight, is set on two levels with vast windows and doors, allowing the ocean breeze to flow throughout. The interior offers a spacious owner’s suite, three guest bedrooms, and two-bedroom staff quarters. Outside, a welcoming patio area, infinity pool, and garden are perfect for relaxing and enjoying island life. This unique property perfectly celebrates the tranquil surroundings.
Listed by Silvina Andrews of Engel & Völkers Bahamas.
Nestled among the trees of Castle Creek and designed with the environment, family, and friends in mind, this property is a remarkable contemporary retreat. The home features cantilevered bedroom suites with private decks, a wonderful great room, and a gourmet kitchen that seamlessly connects to the outdoor entertaining area. The exterior is virtually maintenance-free and consists of architectural concrete, metal details, recycled corrugated iron roof, and custom metal-wrapped doors. Located right on the river and just ten minutes from Aspen, this property is the perfect place for a family to escape the busy city life.
Listed by Melissa Temple of Engel & Völkers Aspen.
Mussel Point, a hidden gem overlooking Gloucester’s rocky coastline and Norman’s Woe Rock, offers exquisite views of rolling waves and refreshing sea air. This exceptional contemporary home features three bedrooms, three bathrooms spanning over 5,000 square feet. A gunite pool surrounded by perennial gardens overlooks granite outcroppings with direct access to the ocean. Situated on nearly an acre, the grounds are professionally landscaped with mature plantings to maximize privacy creating a truly one-of-a-kind setting.
Listed by Brackett Janis Group of Engel & Völkers By The Sea.
This elegant private estate with approximately three hundred acres of state-of-the-art equestrian facilities is the perfect opportunity for horse lovers of any equestrian discipline worldwide. The property features four USPA regulated polo fields, a lighted covered arena with stalls, grandstands, an announcers’ box, large wash racks, tack rooms, two additional fully functional barns with eighty-six total stalls on the grounds, stocked private lakes, a stone-built main house with a pool, multiple septic systems, unrestricted land, Pecan Orchards, and so much more. This AG-exempt property is located just thirty-seven miles from Downtown Houston and only fifteen minutes from Executive Airport.
Listed by Brooks Ballard of Engel & Völkers Houston.
View the full version of the summer edition of Private Residences below, or click here.