Steven Seagal’s Scottsdale Mansion Hits the Market for $3.8M

Steven Seagal, the 90’s action movie star, producer, martial artist, and musician, is selling his contemporary house in Arizona for $3,775 million. Situated on 11.92 acres high on a ridge and overlooking the Chiricahua golf course, this home is built for luxury living.

In 2010, Seagal bought this modern house at $3.5 million after marrying his fourth wife. Built in 2001 on roughly 12 acres, this multi-level, glass, and copper residence features a mix of naturalistic, traditional, modern, and industrial design elements.

Spanning over 8,900 sqft of living space, this home has everything you need with amenities such as a home theater, a copper roof, a three-car garage with copper doors, a heated pool, and a 600-sqft guesthouse.

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Cliff Avril’s $3.3M Bellevue Home Hits the Market

Super Bowl champion, Cliff Avril, is selling his residence in Bellevue, WA, after owning this one-and-only mansion for just over a year.

Listed for $3.3M, the house was built in the spring of 2018. The residence is 4,664 square feet, featuring five bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom. The welcoming exterior combines a cool contrast of wood brown and slate grey.

The open-concept kitchen is flooded with natural light, offering an island view.

The master bedroom boasts an art piece of a fireplace. The unique fixture blends beautifully with the flooring.

The overall location of this mansion is attractive. It is 11 miles across Lake Washington, with easy access to downtown Bellevue.

Could This Be the Most Expensive Home in Los Angeles?

If this Beverly Hills mega mansion sells for its $135 million asking price, it will be officially logged as the most expensive home in Los Angeles County history.

The Wallingford Estate is set on 5 acres, and has been expanded to an astounding 38,000 square feet of living space. The master suite alone is a 5,000 square foot affair. The estate contains 12 bedrooms and 24 baths.

The palatial home is fitted with state of the art fixtures and appliances, quality materials, soaring ceilings, and countless windows. Among the mansion’s amenities are a boxing ring, a cardio gym, a sports court, and a special sports bar and lounge. The zero-edge swimming pool in the exquisitely landscaped backyard is the largest in the area. Additionally, the grounds include a two bedroom guardhouse, caretaker home, and parking for over 80 cars.

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Tyra Banks Lists Her Pacific Palisades Home

America’s Next Top Model host Tyra Banks has decided to put her Pacific Palisades home on the market for $9.25 million. The supermodel had originally bought the oceanside home for $7.35 million, approximately two years ago.

The property sits on a gated half acre of hillside in Westside, and the home’s 6,100 square feet include five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The home takes advantage of its prime location near the water, offering limitless views of the Pacific Ocean.

Light wooden floors and paneling in addition to stone accenting in the house add to the bright, open, contemporary feel of the property. The home features four fireplaces, high ceilings, and huge windows which let in floods of sunlight.

A gorgeous terrace with ocean views ties the home together, offering a fire pit as well as areas for sunbathing, entertaining, dining, and relaxing.

Don’t miss out on your chance to own this slice of California Paradise!

The Top 10 Most Expensive Real Estate Listings In The World

1 Antilia

Price: $455 million

Price: $1 Billion USD

Location: Mumbai, India

Square Feet: 400,000

27 Stories-high personal skyscraper in Mumbai, with additional 6 floors underground, the height of some floors makes its total height comparable to a 40 story building.

Antilia contains a multi-story garage with space for 168 cars, as well as, three helipads on the roof, in case you prefer to arrive by air. The listing also features a spa, terraced gardens, and a temple.

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2 Villa La Leopolda

Price: $750 Million USD

Location: Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

Square Feet: 784,080

Owned by Brazilian philanthropist Lily Safra, the villa has an outdoor kitchen, a guest house as large as many mansions and was even featured in Hitchcock’s film, “To Catch a Thief” (1955).

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3 The Chartwell Estate

Price: $350 Million USD

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Square Feet: 448,668

On the market for the first time in 30 years, Chartwell Estate in LA’s Bel Air was made famous on “The Beverly Hillbillies”.

Its grand 18th-century French Neoclassical style over 25,000 square feet features a ballroom, formal salon, and paneled dining room.

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4 Bel Air Spec House

Price: $250 Million USD

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Square Feet: 38,000

The Bel Air mansion has two master suites, 10 oversize guest suites, 21 bathrooms, three kitchens, five bars, a massage studio and spa, and a gym. There are also 17,000 square feet of outdoor decks for entertaining.

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5 Four Fairfield Pond

Price: $248.5 Million USD

Location: Sagaponack, NY

Square Feet: 2,744,000

One of the largest homes in the world comes with its own power plant, 29 bedrooms and 39 bathrooms. The estate also has a 164-seat theatre, a 2 lane bowling alley, 2 pool houses, and a $150 thousand USD hot tub.

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6 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens

Price: $222 Million USD

Location: London, UK

Square Feet: 55,000

The palace features a Turkish bath, an indoor pool and a garage that can accommodate 20 vehicles.

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7 Ellison Estate

Price: $200 Million USD

Location: Woodside, CA

Square Feet: 1,002,000

The Ellison Estate is comprised of around ten buildings, but the property is counted as one home. The estate features a man-made lake, koi pond, and tea house, as well as other general Japanese characteristics.

Ellison Estate

8 The Manor in Holmby Hills

Price: $200 Million USD

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Square Feet: 200,376

The French chateau-style residence is one of the most luxurious homes in the world. The main residence’s most recent renovations took place in 2011, and the current owner spared no expense to update the estate to a contemporary style.

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9 Island Road, 37

Price: $192,297,831

Location: Deep Water Bay, Hong Kong

Square Feet: 8,300

Extraordinary detached house with spectacular view over Deep Water Bay. It features 4 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.

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10 Hearst Castle

Price: $191 Million USD

Location: San Simeon, CA

Square Feet: 80,000 of living area

“Quite possibly the nation’s most famous castle, William Randolph Hearst went to great lengths to bring back the best of European architecture” – Forbes travel

Hearst Castle

Glass Houses

70 Conant Valley Road

Pound Ridge, NY

$2,299,000

Description

Set back from the road in sought-after privacy, this residence of glass, steel, and stone offers relaxed luxury living. Walls of glass fill every room with a woodland vista. A rock garden and koi pond lead to a two-floor garden room, spacious living and dining rooms, wine closet and bar. Architectural lighting and fieldstone fireplaces set the tone for large-scale entertaining and intimate gatherings. The sun-filled chef’s kitchen has top appliances. The master suite is chic simplicity with radiant stone floors, a spa-bath, and gallery of closets. An opposite wing features two bedrooms and spa bath; and a three-exposure media room with bar and fireplace. The second floor studio has walls of glass, a gym and bath. The salt water pool is set just to the side surrounded by a large entertaining terrace and tranquil pond with sitting deck. Minutes from nature preserves, school, town park, award-winning golf & The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges.

Amenities

1st Fl Master Bedroom, 1st Floor Bedroom, Basketball Court, Cathedral/Vaulted/High Ceiling, Close to Railroad, Close to Shops, Deck, Eat-in Kitchen, Exercise Room, In Ground Pool, Lake/Pond/Stream, Master Bath, Security System

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Turkish Waterfront Property

SAKARYA, BALIKESIR

TURKEY

 

$2,150,000

Description

This beautiful stone house has a view of the sea and a lovely under-terrace courtyard. This house built in 1890 is rich in history and it is also newly renovated with high ceilings. This home has plenty of space for the whole family with its spacious rooms and two-story layout.

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Luxury Travel Destinations: Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal is overflowing with culture, breathtaking beaches, and an old world charm. The capitol city is filled with rich history, beautiful museums, street art, and tourist attractions.

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The Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon is the go-to luxury hotel in the city, which first opened in 1959 and joined the Four Seasons family in 1998. It is considered Lisbon’s premier luxury hotel and is located right in the heart of the city. It provides glorious views of the cities stunning historical sites and makes for a perfect starting point to explore the cities unique architecture.

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273 out of the 282 rooms contain a private terrace, which grants guests access to views of historical landmarks such as St. George’s Castle, the 25th of April Bridge (often compared to San Fransisco’s Golden Gate Bridge), the Tagus River, and Old Town. There are 3 different room types with 8 different configurations.

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There are more than 1,000 pieces of art in the interior of the hotel, and the hotel even has an app to guide you through the pieces. The food is exceptional at the Varanda Restaurant, and the Ritz Bar contains both indoor and outdoor seating along with casual food, high end Portuguese cuisine, and fantastic drinks. See the renowned street art of Lisbon with a private guided tour provided by the hotel.

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Amenities include state of the art fitness facilities, spa, swimming pool, L’Occitane bath products, wifi, a 24 hour business center, 24 hour in-room dining, multi-lingual 24 hour on call concierge, family friendly activities, and more.

Book your getaway now: Click Here

Photo Courtesy: http://www.fourseasons.com/Lisbon

Vineyards: A Labor of Love

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     Most people dream of having their own vineyard on their estate, and for many luxury homebuyers that dream is being turned into a reality. Many known celebrities own vineyards and wineries. Like with any business, it offers great tax benefits and the challenge of starting a new enterprise. Other celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Kate Moss, and David Beckham to name a few own vineyards for their personal use.

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Tesla: Bringing Together Luxury and the Green Initiative

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In November of 2016, Elon Musk, Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive finally won approval from shareholders to purchase SolarCity Corp, the largest manufacturer and installer of solar panels. Tesla began taking orders for its new solar roofing at the beginning of April, below is a little history of how this came to be and what we can expect from here.

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