May 23, 2018

11,000 Square Foot Oceanfront Mansion In Narragansett, RI


This oceanfront mansion was built in 2016 and situated on two acres of land in Narragansett, RI. With a Beaux-Arts style, "Sea Grace" combines classic seaside charm with modern technology. It features approximately 11,257 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, seven full and two half bathrooms, foyer with spiral staircase, formal living and dining rooms with fireplace, butler's pantry, gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar, family room with fireplace, media room with gas fireplace, home office, an exercise room, and a three-car garage. Outdoor features include an expansive terrace, BBQ kitchen, and infinity edge swimming pool with fire bowls.

May 21, 2018

12,000 Square Foot Georgian-Style Brick Mansion In Franklin, TN


This Georgian-style brick mansion in Franklin, TN was built in 2008 and is perched atop 1.78 acres of hilltop land. The stately home boasts classic architectural design and features approximately 12,112 square feet of living space with six bedrooms, six full and four half bathrooms, two-story with Y-shaped floating staircase, elevator, formal living and dining rooms with fireplaces, gourmet kitchen with double islands, breakfast room, family room with wood-paneled built-in media center and fireplace, an upper level recreation/game room with kitchenette, a lower level family room with wet bar and dining area, a home theater, and a five-car garage. Outdoor features include a portico, covered porch with BBQ kitchen and fireplace, terrace, and swimming pool with spa and waterfall feature.

May 20, 2018

26,000 Square Foot Newly Built Waterfront Mansion In Delray Beach, FL


The Sundara Estate located in Delray Beach, FL is the mark of ultimate luxury living. The newly built contemporary-style waterfront mansion is situated on 2.6 acres of land in the gated Stone Creek Ranch community. It features approximately 26,654 square feet of living space with seven bedrooms, 10 full and two half bathrooms, two-story foyer with floating winding staircase, elevator, two-story great room with 30-foot floor-to-ceiling window wall, formal dining room,  gourmet kitchen with double islands and a glass-enclosed fine dish storage, breakfast room with built-in seating, a catering kitchen, family room, home office, expansive lounge with wet bar, wine cellar, state-of-the-art home theater with barrel vault ceiling, an exercise room, a play room, and garage parking for 10 cars. Outdoor features include a porte-cochere, motor court, two front entry water features, balconies, open and covered patios, BBQ kitchen, two fireplaces, ground chess, two cabanas, waterfall feature, free form swimming pool with spa and grotto, and a lighted basketball court.

May 19, 2018

18,000 Square Foot Lakefront Brick and Stone Mansion In Wayzata, MN


One of the most showcased homes on social media, "Bella Vista" is a breathtaking brick and stone mansion that sits on 1.81 acres of land on the highest point of Lake Minnetonka in Wayzata, MN. The home was built in 2012 by John Kraemer & Sons and boasts 195 feet of lakeshore and features approximately 18,007 square feet of living space. It has five bedrooms, seven full and two half bathrooms, two-story foyer with winding staircase, elevator, two-story great room with fireplace, formal dining room with paneled walls, butler's pantry, expansive gourmet kitchen with double islands, family room with fireplace, wood-paneled home office, lower level family room with fireplace and media center and wet bar, home theater, golf simulator, two-lane bowling alley, custom music club, state-of-the-art home gym with locker area, steam shower, and sauna, an indoor basketball court, and garage parking for five cars. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, motor court, two balconies, two terraces, loggia, expansive patio with fireplace, BBQ kitchen, rooftop deck, putting green, and swimming pool with spa.

May 18, 2018

Shaquille O'Neal's 31,000 Square Foot Mega Mansion In Windermere, FL


NBA Hall of Famer, Analyst, and business man Shaquille O'Neal aka "Big Fella" recently listed his sprawling 31,000 square foot mansion in Windermere, FL. Once featured on 'MTV Cribs' (remember him riding the Segway), the mega home was built in 1990 and sits on three acres of land with peerless views of Lake Butler. It has 12 bedrooms, 11 full and four half bathrooms, a two-story foyer with double staircase, two-story great room with two-story marble fireplace, formal dining room, chef-inspired gourmet kitchen, breakfast room, family room with vaulted ceiling and stone fireplace, expansive home office, home theater, lounge with wet bar, walk-in humidor and wine room, an indoor basketball court, and a 17-car showroom-style garage. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, porte-cochere, fountain, open and covered patios, a BBQ kitchen, cabana, a free form swimming pool with swim-up bar and rock wall water feature, and a dock. The home also includes an attached guest house.

May 16, 2018

11,000 Square Foot Contemporary-Style Mansion In Portland, OR


This striking contemporary-style mansion was a five year design and build project. Situated on 10 acres of land in Portland, OR, the stone and metal home was built in 2003 and feature main and guest houses. The interior has approximately 11,399 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, four full and four half bathrooms, a foyer with staircase, an elevator, another staircase with three-story stair hall, a two-story great room with fireplace, dining area, gourmet kitchen with professional-grade stainless appliances, home office with fireplace, recreation room with media center, indoor lap pool, and a subterranean three-car garage. Outdoor features include a motor court, balconies, and terraces. The detached guest house also has a three-car garage.

10,000 Square Foot Mediterranean-Style Mansion In McLean, VA


Nestled on just over two acres of land in McLean, VA, this Mediterranean-style mansion was built in 2012 and features approximately 10,000 square feet of living space. It has five bedrooms, five full and three half bathrooms, foyer with floating staircase, elevator, formal dining room, two-story great room with fireplace, a butler's pantry, gourmet kitchen, breakfast room, two-story home office/library with fireplace, screened-in porch with fireplace, a lower level wine cellar and tasting area, recreation room, home theater, exercise room, and a three-car garage. Outdoor features include a porte-cochere, motor court, breezeway, covered porch, balcony, terraces, patio, fire pit, and a swimming pool with deck jets.

May 15, 2018

Chris Paul's 18,000 Square Foot Golf Course Mansion In The Woodlands, TX


This Mediterranean-style mansion in The Woodlands, TX is owned by point guard Chris Paul of the NBA's Houston Rockets. Situated on 1.6 acres of land and located on the 15th fairway of a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, the home was built in 2014 and features approximately 18,717 square feet of living space. It has nine bedrooms (master suite has sitting room with fireplace), 10 full and four half bathrooms, two-story foyer with Y-shaped staircase, a two-story great room with fireplace, formal dining room, a wine cellar, gourmet kitchen with double islands and butler's pantry, breakfast room, family room with gas fireplace, two-story wood-paneled home office/library, a lounge with views of the indoor basketball court, home theater, a golf simulator, and a six-car garage. Outdoor features include a porte-cochere, balconies, covered terraces, lanai with fireplace, patio, BBQ kitchen, fire pit, and a swimming pool with spa.

May 13, 2018

7,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Home In Biltmore Forest, NC


This European-inspired stone and stucco home in Biltmore Forest, NC was built in 1998 and is situated on 1.15 acres of land. It features approximately 7,443 square feet of living space with five bedrooms, five full and two half bathrooms, foyer with two-story stair hall and floating staircase, wood-paneled formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room, two-story great room with media center, gourmet kitchen, breakfast room, a loft, lower level recreation room, and a three-car garage. Outdoor features include an expansive patio. 

May 12, 2018

PROFESSIONAL'S SHOWCASE: West Architecture Studio


West Architecture Studio was founded in 1998 in by Scott West, a licensed and LEED AP-certified architect. The practice is based in Atlanta, GA and focuses on commercial and high-end residential architectural design. See some of their custom homes below.

16,000 Square Foot French Country-Style Mansion In Prospect, KY


Built in 2008 and situated on 1.68 acres of land, this stately brick and stone mansion in Prospect, KY boasts breathtaking views of neighboring Ohio River. The French Country-inspired home features approximately 16,572 square feet of living space with six bedrooms (the master suite features a vaulted ceiling and fireplace), six full and four half bathrooms, a two-story foyer, two staircases, an elevator, great room with fireplace and bar, gourmet kitchen with double islands and breakfast bar, dining room with fireplace and vaulted ceiling, home theater, a planning office, an upstairs library, expansive conference room (located above garage), lower level family room with fireplace, wet bar, wine closet, billiards room, an indoor batting cage and half-court sport court, an exercise room, a third floor turret, and a three-car garage. Outdoor features include a balcony, covered and open patios, pool house with kitchen, BBQ grill station, fire pit, and an infinity edge swimming pool.

May 10, 2018

Former Miss Universe's 13,000 Square Foot Waterfront Mansion In Miami, FL


This breathtaking waterfront mansion is the home of Irene Sáez, who is a former Miss Universe (winner in 1981) and former mayor of Chacao (1993-1998). The Miami, FL European-style residence was built in 2009 and is situated on 0.9 acres of land. It features approximately 13,229 square feet of living space with seven bedrooms, seven full and one half bathrooms, a two-story rotunda-style foyer with floating winding staircase, elevator, two-story great room with fireplace, formal dining room, butler's pantry, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and breakfast area, family room with media center and wet bar, wood-paneled library with fireplace, and a four-car garage. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, motor court, fountain, balconies, covered terraces, pool patio, edgeless swimming pool with spa, a cabana with kitchen, and 140 feet of water frontage.

11,000 Square Foot Stucco Mansion In Clyde Hill, WA


Built in 1998 and situated on just over an acre of land, this Bellevue, Washington-area mansion offers 11,384 square feet of living space and features six bedrooms, six full and four half bathrooms, two-story foyer, two-story great room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, breakfast and dining areas, family room with fireplace and skylight, library with wet bar, wine cellar, home office, game room, home theater with wet bar, and an eight-car garage. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, motor court, multiple balconies, formal garden, putting green, swimming pool, and covered patio with fireplace.

May 9, 2018

Broker and Reality TV Star Fredrik Eklund's Apartment In New York, NY


Manhattan-based super broker and reality TV star Fredrik Eklund has recently listed his Tribeca apartment that features approximately 2,241 square feet of living space with three bedrooms and three full and one half bathrooms.  The 41-year-old and his family are opting for more family-friendly digs within the city. With floor-to-ceiling windows, the renovated pad boasts views of the Hudson River, has up to 11-foot-high ceilings, and an open layout with great room, designer kitchen, and dining areas. The black steel building includes a 24-hour doorman, private storage, and a gym with water views.

May 8, 2018

Newly Built 12,000 Square Foot Mansion In West Vancouver, BC, Canada


This newly built European-inspired mansion in West Vancouver, BC, Canada is situated on just under an acre of land and offer peerless views of the ocean. The home features approximately 12,804 square feet of living space with eight bedrooms, nine bedrooms, two-story foyer with double staircase and center skylight, library with fireplace, formal dining room, great room with fireplace, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, breakfast room, family room with fireplace, music room, wine cellar, and a four-car garage. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, fountain, covered porches, balconies, patio, and swimming pool with spa.

May 7, 2018

20,000 Square Foot Cotswold-Style Mega Mansion In Great Falls, VA


Dubbed "Alderly", this magnificent Cotswold-style stone mega mansion is located in the heart of Great Falls, VA and situated on five acres of manicured land. The home was built in 2007 and features approximately 20,150 square feet of living space with six bedrooms, seven full and two half bathrooms, a foyer with staircase and fireplace, rear gallery, formal living and dining rooms with fireplaces, a butler's pantry, gourmet kitchen with double islands, breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and exposed wood beams, library, a home office with vaulted ceiling, finished lower level with gallery, snack bar, wine cellar with tasting room, 12-seat stadium-style home theater, spa, and a three-car garage. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, flagstone terraces, pergolas, formal gardens, koi pond, and a swimming pool.

May 5, 2018

31,000 Square Foot Mediterranean-Style Mega Mansion In Los Angeles, CA


Located a short walk from the famed Playboy Mansion, this Mediterranean-inspired mega mansion located in Los Angeles, CA was built in 2013 and situated on 1.4 acres of land. The home of a Jordanian billionaire and former construction company CEO, "il Magione" (as it is known) features approximately 31,450 square feet of living space with 10 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, two-story foyer with a 12' wide staircase, elevator, two-story great room with fireplace, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen with double islands and breakfast bar, breakfast room, family room with fireplace, home office/library, wine cellar with tasting room, a hair salon, medical room, four-lane bowling alley with media room, billiards room with wet bar, golf simulator room, a 14-seat home theater, an indoor swimming pool with elevated spa and waterfall feature, and a home gym. Outdoor features include a gated entrance, motor court, expansive balcony (located off of master suite), covered and open patios, loggia with fireplace, BBQ kitchen, fire pit, swimming pool with spa flanked by two cabanas.

May 3, 2018

12,000 Square Foot Stone and Stucco Mansion In McLean, VA


Situated on 1.4 acres of land in prestigious Reserve community in McLean, VA, this custom stone and stucco mansion was built in 2004 and features approximately 12,849 square feet of living space spread over three levels. It has nine bedrooms, eight full and three half bathrooms, a two-story foyer with floating double staircase, two-story great room, formal dining room with tray ceiling, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, breakfast and sitting rooms, family room, home office with fireplace, lower level family room with fireplace, second kitchen, wine cellar, an eight-seat home theater, exercise room with sauna and steam, and a three-car garage. Outdoor features include a motor court, covered porch, multiple terraces, a loggia, BBQ kitchen, and swimming pool with spa.

May 2, 2018

Newly Built 5,000 Square Foot Contemporary-Style Home In Billings, MT


Situated on two acres of land with panoramic mountain and city views, this newly built contemporary-style home in Billings, MT features approximately 5,018 square feet of living space with six bedrooms and four full and one half bathrooms. The interior also features a foyer with vaulted ceiling, an open floor plan with living room, gourmet kitchen, and dining room, home office/library, lower level family room with fireplace, kitchenette, a recreation room, and three-car garage. Outdoor features include multiple decks, covered patio, fire pit, and a hot tub.