Metallica Guitarist Lists in San Francisco

Kirk Hammett, lead guitarist of Metallica, has his cliffside home in San Francisco up for sale.  It is a 1920s style neoclassical-Mediterranean blend architectural masterpiece complete with gardens, period water features, and a winding path to the home’s entrance.

The 5,200 square foot home is filled with original fixtures and details: doors, floors, fireplaces, and exposed beams, windows, and even torch sconces. The home’s unpredictable architecture makes it invaluable in its uniqueness.

On the exterior, the home boasts a classic niche upper-floor terrace, tiered patio, and landscaping that highlights the mature trees on the property.

Click here to see the listing on CastlesMag.com

 

Gorgeous Villa on the French Riviera

Villefranche is a lovely neighborhood in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region on the French Riviera.

This spacious 240 sqm villa is contemporarily designed, and sits on a 700 sqm lot. The 4 bed, 4 bath property comes with a  heated swimming pool, wine cellar, hammam, and large garage. The home offers a breathtaking view over the Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat peninsula and the bay of Villefranche sur Mer.

The villa is sold furnished.

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Chris Bosh Relists in Miami Beach

NBA star Chris Bosh reduced the price of his Miami Beach home to $15.95 million, $2 million lower than the original asking.

The 12,000 square foot home was built in 2009. It is a sleek and sophisticated example of modern design with its white walls and large windows which boast outstanding city and bay views from nearly every room. Soaring ceilings and walls of windows open up the space, especially in the great room.

The half-acre property features a manicured lawn, an outdoor grilling station, a swimming pool, and a private dock.

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Luxurious Seattle Condo

A new Luxury Condo is available and listed on CastlesMag.com.

99 Union Street in Seattle, Washington is a beautiful, west-facing Four Seasons Private Residence with gorgeous, sweeping views of  Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier, and The Olympic Mountains. This condo offers a “paradigm of sophistication” for those seeking a modern urban refuge. This 2 bed, 3 bath home is fitted with sleek appliances, and is designed with an expert eye for contemporary flair. It includes two terraces and even an outdoor barbecue. This property is located high above the pulse of Downtown Seattle’s urban core & Pike Place Market.

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California Rentals Added to Castles Magazine Listings

Castles Magazine has added several luxury rental properties in California to its listings! Here’s a quick look at what’s new:

LOS ANGELES

8157 Laurel View Drive

Features:
– 4 bed, 4 bath
– eat-in chef’s kitchen
– high ceilings
– pool and outdoor dining area
– balconies

12258 Richwood Drive

Features:
– 5 bed, 6 bath
– culdesac property
– gated community
– pool

ORANGE COUNTY

45 Linda Isle

Features:
– 4 bed, 5 bath
– waterfront, includes dock
– pre-installed security system
– space for office, screening room,
gym/yoga room

521 Seaview Street

Features:
– 3 bed, 3 bath
– minutes from the beach
– private drive
– fully furnished
– bbq grill, outdoor dining area
– 360 views of mountains,
ocean, and Catalina Island

 

The Most Expensive Home in Minnesota

This 18,000 square foot mansion on a 1.8 acre lot is the most expensive home in the state of Minnesota, available now for $15.795 million. Located on Lake Minnetonka, this home is just 15 miles from downtown Minneapolis, making it a perfect escape from the bustle of city life.

This home boasts 5 bedrooms (including a luxurious master suite), 7 full baths, and several spacious living and entertainment areas, including a formal dining room fit for up to 18 guests, sitting area with a fireplace, office, sunroom, home theater, basement music club, full gym, golf simulator, bowling alley, rooftop sky deck, and even a sports court. The house has a large gourmet kitchen, a prep kitchen, a butler’s pantry, a full bar, sauna, and a temperature-controlled stone wine cellar.

The custom-built home is fitted with features like soaring ceilings, a double-height entry, inlaid wood floors, and a great room with a two-story wall of windows overlooking the lake. 195 feet of lakeshore waterfront are also a part of this spectacular property.

The grounds include a swimming pool, pool house, putting green, outdoor kitchen, and outdoor lounge with a fireplace.

Click here to check out the listing on CastlesMag.com

Honolulu Mansion

280 Poipu Drive in Honolulu is a massive 8,039 square foot home on a 21,334 square foot lot. It also, however, comes with the unique opportunity to combine this with the adjoining 40,720 square foot lot to build a 62,259 square foot estate, an opportunity never before seen in Hawaii Kai! Links to the estate plan as well as high res photos of the property are included in the listing on CastlesMag.com.

The 6 bedroom, 7 bathroom home offers 360 views of the city, coastline, Diamond Head, Mountain, the Pacific Ocean, and sunsets. With state of the art fixtures and floorings, this home is a must-have.

This one of a kind property is on the market for $17.75 million.

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Breathtaking Oceanfront Home in La Jolla Cove

 

This 6 bed, 7 bath masterpiece overlooking La Jolla Cove is the ultimate California dream house!

The home’s rich woodwork offers a cozy warmth which is complimented by floods of natural light. The panoramic windows not only open and brighten the living space, but also offer spectacular ocean views. The enormous great room living/dining area opens to several gorgeous seaside terraces including a glassed in porch.
The property’s 12,000 square feet of living space is comprised of a magnificent Hamptons-style residence and guest house on two village lots.
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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!