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Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. – William S. Burroughs

More than a roof over our heads, our homes are our sanctuaries; even in ones ideal for hosting lively get-togethers, we all have a space that serves as a private getaway. Whether it’s curling up with a story in a favorite spot, allowing your mind and body time to recover in a home spa, or taking a dip in a serene pool, every Tuesday this month we unwind in incredible homes from around the world.

Carry the Torch | Homes Fit for Athletes

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In our first installment of the “Carry the Torch” series, join on us on a journey around the world to experience homes for top-class athletes. Whether it’s a home gym, swimming pool, or a dedicated space for your favorite team sport, let’s explore homes fit for the stars of the Summer Games.

Anguilla$4,400,000 USD | Island Harbour, Anguilla | Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty

Located on Anguilla’s leeward north side on the Sea Rocks of Island Harbour near some of Anguilla’s most beautiful reefs, Villa Amarilla overlooks a mesmerizing scene that changes continually with the tides from iridescent aqua to deep sapphire blue. The villa features a home gym that benefit from the surrounding environment with large doors and windows that look out over the ocean and open to the grounds. The home’s spectacular setting, stunning design and décor, and elegant comfort create the perfect ambience for your island home.

Utah$8,000,000 USD | Springville, Utah | Summit Sotheby’s International Realty

This sprawling estate in Utah is situated in Hobble Creek Canyon on 109 acres of horse property with picturesque mountain views, lush horse pastures, a cold mountain river and a huge pond full of trout. The property is ideal for entertaining; it features a full-sized indoor basketball court, an exercise room, an incredible indoor swimming pool, a theater room, acres of lawns, and it even has its own private softball field.

Belgium3.250.000 € EUR | Brabant Wallon, Belgium | Brussels Sotheby’s International Realty

Located in the famed Sept Fontaines Golf Club, this nearly 900-square-meter contemporary home is striking in design and features. Blending the use of lines and large windows, this light-filled escape also comes complete with an indoor soccer pitch. The Sept Fontaines Golf Course area is wooded and in close proximity to the Waterloo shopping center.

California$3,750,000 USD | Valyermo, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Sunset Strip Brokerage

This pristine and tranquil ranch is surrounded by the lush San Gabriel Mountains and adjacent to the Angeles National Forest. Here you can experience the wonders of nature on this nearly 150-acre parcel with exceptional sunrises and sunsets, and a night sky filled with a blanket of stars. The property includes a swimming pool with diving board, tennis courts, sand volleyball, zip lines and areas perfect for fishing.

AustraliaPrice Upon Request | Brisbane, Australia | Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty

Built and designed over three levels of luxury and functionality, this home is unparalleled in its many offerings and high quality finishes. The ground level features access to the home’s full-size, floodlit championship tennis court. Also featured in this captivating property is three-level home theater, dual-lane lap pool, billiards room, bowling alley and wet bar.

See the rest of our “Carry The Torch: Homes Fit for the Summer Games” Series

Extraordinary Angles | Inspired by Pools, Gardens & Equestrian Estates

Our latest installment of our Extraordinary Angles℠ lifestyle video series features some of the finest equestrian estates, breathtaking pools and enchanted secret garden sanctuaries across the United States. Watch the “webisodes” for a guided tour of these spectacular homes represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand.

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