Estates

Mougins, France

Modern glamour meets up with?a Medieval setting in the lovely village of Mougins above the French Riviera. Here, a cool and cultivated modern villa and its garden guesthouse counterpoint the formidable ancient walled towns around it with pristine white contours…

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Cannes, France

In the heart of the old port town of Cannes, a walk from the harbor, the Croisette, and the Cannes Film Festival, a glorious echo from the regal past lives on. Rarely does the opportunity come to own a piece…

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Villefranche, France

Perching above the bay of Villefranche sur Mer, the rosy French villa pays tribute to joie de vivre in splendid party settings and on sunlit terraces with electrifyingly beautiful views out over the Mediterranean Sea. The dream house showcases the…

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Nice, France

The bustling harbor of Nice, laden with ultraluxe megayachts and cruise ships, is a walk from the front door. But within the sturdy modern fortress, treasured solace reigns from every room—and that takes place without sacrificing the exquisite views of…

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Quinta do Sobrado, Portugal

Past a cobblestone drive, you are greeted by formal rooms and five bedroom suites in the countryside tradition with beautiful views toward Sintra, the surrounding mountains, and nearby beaches. Amid its poolside bower, the golden quinta preserves the charm of…

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Neuadd Farm, Cardiganshire, Wales

Neuadd Farm is the kind of place fairy tale dreams are made of. Just over the emerald hills from the dramatic Cardiganshire coast, the endearing 35-acre Welsh demesne is a private courtyard hamlet of 10 rose-covered stone rental cottages crowned…

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Sandy Lane Hotel, Sandy Lane, Barbados

As you enter the Caribbean dreamworld through the guarded gates of Sandy Lane Hotel, a five-star magnet for celebrities and captains of industry, the anticipation builds. A private drive through emerald gardens backdropped by the azure sea reveals the villa,…

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Casa Linda, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Casa Linda commands Puerto Vallarta from 11,000 square feet of poolside splendor. From its exhilarating public settings to its private suites, the dreamworld showcases South of the Border romance, melding arches and columns, cupolas and stained glass into an ocean-view…

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Casa Catalejo, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Casa Catalejo translates Spyglass House—a fitting name for an abode that peeks out at the venerable village of San Miguel de Allende from French window panes and ravishing vine-framed terraces. But the bird’s-eye vignettes are not the gated hacienda’s only…

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Waimea, Big Island, Hawaii

A modernist masterpiece of mid-century design incorporating themes of Schindler and Gehry, the 4,400-square-foot hideaway, almost entirely rebuilt in 2003, has been described as livable art. Dramatic spaces showered with light—and riveted on spectacular views of the Big Island’s Mauna…

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Hog Cay, Private Island, Exuma, Bahamas

Hog Cay—or Blue Island—the Edenic 700-acre private island 147 miles southwest of Nassau in the Bahamas, beckons with six sugar-spun beaches, coconut palms, mango trees, and a brand new 5,700-foot asphalt jet airstrip. Standing as the striking sentinel, the main…

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Makena , Maui, Hawaii

The well-known architect formed his house in Maui to perfectly complement the jewellike peacock blues of the oceanfront and outer islands at Makena—an elite gated tennis enclave. And that it does, with 4,135 square feet of seductive party settings and…

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