More Than Just a Place to Dock Your Boat | Waterfront Homes

When affluent consumers are considering their next purchase,  waterfront properties top the list, according to the Sotheby’s International Realty Luxury Lifestyle Report. Explore these magnificent waterfront homes featuring docks, a luxury amenity trending among affluent consumers around the world.

Dock_Savannah Georgia

$4,900,000 USD | Savannah, Georgia | Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty

Dating back to 1880, this clapboard home, sits on Grimball Creek in Savannah, Georgia. The five bedroom home features a wraparound porch and terrace, offering unparalleled views of the Intracoastal Waterway. The home also features a game room, wine cellar and it’s very own private deepwater dock, perfect for boating and shrimping.

Dock_Gland Switzerland

Price Upon Request | Gland, Switzerland | Cardis Immobilier Sotheby’s International Realty

This ravishing waterfront home sits on the shores of Lake Geneva, surrounded by broad meadows, fields and woodland with breathtaking views of the lake and Alps. The property, built in 1923 enjoys direct access to the lake, with a jetty and breakwater providing moorings for several boats.  The home also features a tennis court, swimming pool, stables and a spectacular vaulted wine cellar and tasting room in the basement.

Dock_Knoxville Tennessee

$2,950,000 USD | Knoxville, Tennessee | Alliance Sotheby’s International Realty

This lovely lakefront estate has floor to ceiling windows that offer lots of natural light. The home is located in the Tennessee Valley between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau in the southern region of the Appalachian Mountain chain, an area known for its scenic beauty. Outside, the house boasts a pool, pool house, lush landscaping, barn, and boat dock with lift.

Dock_Holland Michigan

$18,900,000 USD | Holland, Michigan | Crawford Group Sotheby’s International Realty

Sited on historic Lake Macatawa, the Hazelbank Estate exudes privacy and plentiful acreage on Pine Creek Bay. This John Tilton designed estate is the epitome of grace, dignity and classic architectural design integrity presenting the opportunity to be a family legacy home in a one of a kind environment. The property offers a horse barn, pastures, paddocks, and a 10-acre pine wooded area for riding and hiking. Additional amenities include an indoor and outdoor pool as well as a dock on the lake.

Dock_Paradise Island Bahamas

$21,500,000 USD | Paradise Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Villa Florentine is an elegant estate featuring luxurious touches while maintaining the ambience of comfortable Caribbean living. The property boasts 12 bedrooms, has extensive entertaining spaces and is positioned for views down the central waterway. This majestic family compound also has 175 feet of bulk-headed canal frontage with docks and boatlifts – perfect for keeping a collection of motor yachts, sailboats and jet skis. In addition to amenities including a pool and billiards room, the most alluring element of this remarkably lavish house is the rooftop sunbathing deck and the observation tower that affords amazing views.

Dock_Hunts Points Washington

$8,750,000 USD | Hunts Point, Washington | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty

This waterfront estate is a vision of modern luxury. The architecturally stunning residence provides relaxed, refined living with light and airy spaces. Gracious living space blends between indoors and out providing ample entertaining areas. The home also features a wine cellar and a dock on the lake.

Dock_Mont-Tremblant Canada

7 999 000 $ CAD | Mont-Tremblant, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec

This unique waterfront residence on Lac Tremblant faces west and captures stunning sunset views over the lake. The traditional post and beam style home sits on a pristine landscaped 5.05 acre lot with 758 feet of shoreline on Lac Tremblant, including a sandy beach, private dock and tennis court.

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Innocence Island in Exuma Cays, Bahamas | Video

There are corners of the world that are simply more beautiful than the rest: Innocence Island is one of them. One of the last pearls on the magical Exuma chain of islands, Innocence seems separated by not only space, but time. Innocence Island is a private 681 acre paradise with great elevations, secluded bays, 6 white sand beaches, fresh well water, rich soil with mature native fruit trees and tropical foliage.

This private island is selling to the highest bidder at or above $10 million on May 15, 2014.

$10,000,000 USD (Reserve) | Exuma Cays, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Innocence Island in Exuma Cays, Bahamas / Video

There are corners of the world that are simply more beautiful than the rest: Innocence Island is one of them. One of the last pearls on the magical Exuma chain of islands, Innocence seems separated by not only space, but time. Innocence Island is a private 681 acre paradise with great elevations, secluded bays, 6 white sand beaches, fresh well water, rich soil with mature native fruit trees and tropical foliage.

This private island is selling to the highest bidder at or above $10 million on May 15, 2014.

$10,000,000 USD (Reserve) / Exuma Cays, Bahamas / Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Significant Sales September 2013

The September 2013 issue of Significant Sales features top sales from diverse locations around the world, beginning with a spectacular $44 million property in Colorado’s Snowmass Village. Also featured is a sprawling waterfront estate overlooking San Francisco, a private island in the Bahamas and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

luxury ranches for sale colorado

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | $44,000,000 USD | Colorado, USA

Colorado—Situated on 504 private acres in Snowmass Village, this property is a compound that includes a main house, guest house, barn, pastures, ponds with water rights, outdoor spaces and breathtaking views. The main house features more than 23,000 square feet on three levels with four bedrooms, five full baths, three half baths, contemporary kitchen, formal and informal living and family rooms, his and her master baths and closets and large exercise room. There also is a massage room, indoor spa with sunken hot tub, multiple offices, game room, three-tiered theater, wet bar, vaulted ceilings and beautiful outdoor spaces with fire pit and wood-burning fireplace.

luxury estates for sale San Francisco bay area

Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty | Sales Price Undisclosed | California, USA

California—This newly completed 15,500 square foot estate on 1.14 waterfront acres is located in the prestigious south side of Belvedere Island on the San Francisco Bay, with unobstructed views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. The home features seven bedrooms, nine full and two half baths, three car garage and space for 20 cars within the gated 200 foot driveway and cobblestone motor court. There is a 50 foot pool with cabana/spa, gym with sauna and steam room, state-of-the-art home theater, temperature controlled wine cellar and a 50 foot art gallery.

private islands for sale

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty | $24,000,000 USD | Bahamas

Bahamas—This exclusive private island of 167 acres is set in the Exuma Cays, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of the Bahamas. With breathtaking scenery, this unspoiled paradise is surrounded by seven white sand beaches, azure waters, stunning natural coves, hidden caves and lush tropical foliage. Located only 124 miles southeast of Nassau, and just 90 minutes by air from Miami International Airport, the property has a well-sheltered marina of 1.4 acres, natural roadways, a helipad and a ramp for seaplanes. The two main residences rest on a hilltop, offering stunning views. A separate one bedroom cottage sits on a picturesque point with views of the marina.

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Significant Sales September 2013

The September 2013 issue of Significant Sales features top sales from diverse locations around the world, beginning with a spectacular $44 million property in Colorado’s Snowmass Village. Also featured is a sprawling waterfront estate overlooking San Francisco, a private island in the Bahamas and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

luxury ranches for sale colorado

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty / $44,000,000 USD / Colorado, USA

Colorado—Situated on 504 private acres in Snowmass Village, this property is a compound that includes a main house, guest house, barn, pastures, ponds with water rights, outdoor spaces and breathtaking views. The main house features more than 23,000 square feet on three levels with four bedrooms, five full baths, three half baths, contemporary kitchen, formal and informal living and family rooms, his and her master baths and closets and large exercise room. There also is a massage room, indoor spa with sunken hot tub, multiple offices, game room, three-tiered theater, wet bar, vaulted ceilings and beautiful outdoor spaces with fire pit and wood-burning fireplace.

luxury estates for sale San Francisco bay area

Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty / Sales Price Undisclosed / California, USA

California—This newly completed 15,500 square foot estate on 1.14 waterfront acres is located in the prestigious south side of Belvedere Island on the San Francisco Bay, with unobstructed views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. The home features seven bedrooms, nine full and two half baths, three car garage and space for 20 cars within the gated 200 foot driveway and cobblestone motor court. There is a 50 foot pool with cabana/spa, gym with sauna and steam room, state-of-the-art home theater, temperature controlled wine cellar and a 50 foot art gallery.

private islands for sale

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty / $24,000,000 USD / Bahamas

Bahamas—This exclusive private island of 167 acres is set in the Exuma Cays, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of the Bahamas. With breathtaking scenery, this unspoiled paradise is surrounded by seven white sand beaches, azure waters, stunning natural coves, hidden caves and lush tropical foliage. Located only 124 miles southeast of Nassau, and just 90 minutes by air from Miami International Airport, the property has a well-sheltered marina of 1.4 acres, natural roadways, a helipad and a ramp for seaplanes. The two main residences rest on a hilltop, offering stunning views. A separate one bedroom cottage sits on a picturesque point with views of the marina.

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Living on the World’s Best Beaches

Sandy shores and picturesque scenes make-up Travel + Leisure‘s first-ever Best Beach on Earth survey. From people-watching to seclusion to wildlife viewing, the list of 30 blissful beaches has something for every interest.

Want to own your own slice of paradise?  Here are four homes located on one of these acclaimed beaches.

South Beach, Miami

south beach luxury penthouse for sale

$25,000,000 USD | Miami Beach, Florida | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Über chic South Beach penthouse with a private rooftop deck, double walk-in glass wine rooms and the latest SAVANT home technology. The fabulous driftwood-inspired color palette is surrounded by 270˚ ocean and beach views. This spectacular home is the only penthouse in SOBE with movie theatre.

Pink Sands Beach, Bahamas

Pink Sands Beach Bahamas

$7,500,000 USD | Harbour Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Perched  above the famous Pink Sands Beach, a coveted 3-mile long beach, is a 2-acre family compound known as Driftwood Beach House. The compound includes a main house with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and stunning sea views, a separate guest apartment, abundant covered and open terraces and an idyllic beachside cabana perfect for lounging in the gentle sea breeze.

Hapuna Beach, Hawaii

Kamuela Luxury homes for sale

$3,795,000 USD | Kamuela, Hawaii, MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty

Located with easy access to Hapuna Beach, this lovely town home has endless ocean views perfect for gorgeous sunsets and seasonal whale watching. Ownership privileges at Kauna’oa include a private par 3 practice golf course, an exercise pavilion, individual wine storage lockers and an on-site residential concierge.

Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands 

seven mile beach homes for sale grand cayman

$750,000 USD | Grand Cayman Island | Grand Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty

Plantana, Grand Cayman is located on the Seven Mile Beach. The most sought after beachfront location in the Caribbean.

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Living on the World’s Best Beaches

Sandy shores and picturesque scenes make-up Travel + Leisure‘s first-ever Best Beach on Earth survey. From people-watching to seclusion to wildlife viewing, the list of 30 blissful beaches has something for every interest.

Want to own your own slice of paradise?  Here are four homes located on one of these acclaimed beaches.

South Beach, Miami

south beach luxury penthouse for sale

$25,000,000 USD / Miami Beach, Florida / ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Über chic South Beach penthouse with a private rooftop deck, double walk-in glass wine rooms and the latest SAVANT home technology. The fabulous driftwood-inspired color palette is surrounded by 270? ocean and beach views. This spectacular home is the only penthouse in SOBE with movie theatre.

Pink Sands Beach, Bahamas

Pink Sands Beach Bahamas

$7,500,000 USD / Harbour Island, Bahamas / Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Perched  above the famous Pink Sands Beach, a coveted 3-mile long beach, is a 2-acre family compound known as Driftwood Beach House. The compound includes a main house with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and stunning sea views, a separate guest apartment, abundant covered and open terraces and an idyllic beachside cabana perfect for lounging in the gentle sea breeze.

Hapuna Beach, Hawaii

Kamuela Luxury homes for sale

$3,795,000 USD / Kamuela, Hawaii, MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty

Located with easy access to Hapuna Beach, this lovely town home has endless ocean views perfect for gorgeous sunsets and seasonal whale watching. Ownership privileges at Kauna’oa include a private par 3 practice golf course, an exercise pavilion, individual wine storage lockers and an on-site residential concierge.

Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands 

seven mile beach homes for sale grand cayman

$750,000 USD / Grand Cayman Island / Grand Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty

Plantana, Grand Cayman is located on the Seven Mile Beach. The most sought after beachfront location in the Caribbean.

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Bahamas Private Island in Sandy Cay | House Tour

A real life oasis, this Bahamas private island retreat in Sandy Cay has been developed to the standards of an upscale resort. 8 acres of unspoiled paradise, 2 beaches with over 800 feet of pristine white sand on the protected Sea of Abaco. Set in the beautiful Abaco Islands, the tropical locale is stunning with turquoise waters and a lush vibrant landscape.

Sandy Cay, Bahamas | Daminanos Sotheby’s International Realty

Bahamas Private Island in Sandy Cay / House Tour

A real life oasis, this Bahamas private island retreat in Sandy Cay has been developed to the standards of an upscale resort. 8 acres of unspoiled paradise, 2 beaches with over 800 feet of pristine white sand on the protected Sea of Abaco. Set in the beautiful Abaco Islands, the tropical locale is stunning with turquoise waters and a lush vibrant landscape.

Sandy Cay, Bahamas / Daminanos Sotheby’s International Realty

Luxury Homes in the Bahamas: Ocean Club Estates | House Tour

Discover the prestigious gated community of Ocean Club Estates. Ocean Club Estates is private gated community with 122 single-family home sites and 88 condominiums. Ocean Club Estates features an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Tom Weiskopf, 2 beaches, tennis courts a fabulous restaurant with stunning vistas over the golf course and an open-air beach club on the world famous Paradise Beach.

Paradise Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty