Month: April 2014

Charles Sieger’s Absolute Bonkers Redlands Island Castle w/ a Moat

Architect Charles Sieger’s absolutely bonkers castle, in the middle of its own island out in the land-locked Redland This after it was listed, and failed to find a buyer, a year ago, for $10,9000,000. The house, which looks nothing like the glassy white condo…

$50 Million Penthouse Sets Record In Miami Beach [PHOTOS]

  A super-luxe penthouse condo at the very top of Miami Beach’s Faena House that was listed for $50 million is in contract, making it the most expensive condo ever sold in Miami Beach.Though the identity of the buyer and closing price were not…

Thinking of Selling Your Home ? This is How Not To show it [Photos]

To the residentsYour digs are pretty nice. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, just outside the heart of Kirkwood Solid. Walkability? Yup. An asking price of $378,000 for north of 2,200 square feet? That’s in the neighborhood of reasonable, certainly. Hardwoods, a solid back porch and seemingly plenty of parking…

Superior Craftsmanship on Oregon’s Gold Coast

Location: Gold Beach, Ore. Price: $15,900,000 The Skinny: Pacific Northwest log cabin crunchiness collides with medieval fortress architecture in this strange mélange of styles off U.S 101 on the southern Oregon shore. The brokerbabble coins it a “masterpiece of human creation,” but that’s an unguarded peek at an ironic…

Vintage Lakefront Estate On Tahoe’s North Shore Lake Tahoe, CA

  If you’re looking for a vacation home, or at least a home that feels like a vacation, it’s worth looking in to this Lake Tahoe Lake Front Estate. Located on the north shore, the house includes some nice amenities like your own private pier…

Quintessential Old Tahoe Lakefront Estate inTahoe City, CA

One-of-a-Kind Pier with Two Dual Bay Boathouses Offered for $10,500,000 Tahoe City, California 1.7 Acres 160 Feet of lake frontage Rock cribbed deep water pier Two dual-bay boathouses “Old Tahoe” home  Southerly exposure and privacy   Located on Lake Tahoe’s exclusive West Shore between…

Shipping Containers That People Made their Home …Brilliant !!!

1. Containers of Hope, a $40,000 Home by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Benjamin Garcia Saxe completed the Containers of Hope project in 2011 with a budget of $40,000. Located in San Jose, Costa Rica, this container house made of two 40 foot shipping containers is the…

Enormous Los Altos Hills, CA Mansion With A Speakeasy And Ballroom ~$27 Million

  Kelly Porter, a managing partner at investment bank Woodside Capital Partners, spent seven years and millions of dollars renovating his Tudor-style Home in Los Altos Hills, Calif. And now he’s put it back on the market for $27 million. Porter originally listed the property for…

Welcome to Richard Gere’s $56 million Strongheart Manor [Hamptons]

    The property, known as Strongheart Manor, was built in 1902 and comes with two guest houses, an outdoor fireplace pavilion, and a dock that looks out onto the water. It’s been renovated and expanded to include twelve bedrooms and over 12,000 square…

California’s Legendary Hearst Mansion ~$135 Million[Photos]

Welcome to the legendary Beverly House where JFK, William Randolph Hearst, and Milton Getz have all lived. The mansion is only three blocks from Sunset Boulevard, and sits on 3.7 acres of property. The landscaping was done by Paul Thiene, and is dotted with…