Luxury Outlook 2022
An ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe.
Keeping an eye on the ball could be difficult thanks to the settings of these inviting tennis courts, all located on the grounds of impressive estates in exclusive locations from the Hamptons to Beverly Hills.
The centerpiece of this regal gated Beverly Hills estate—which consists of two legal parcels—is a distinctive modern residence with a media room and bar, a temperature-controlled wine room, a chef’s kitchen, staff and guest quarters, an elevator, and a terrace. Steps away is a lighted north-south-oriented tennis and sports court with fencing and manicured privacy hedges. The grounds also boast a three-car garage with a spacious motor court, a guesthouse, a pool with dramatic water and fire features, and a chic spa.
Enveloped in glorious greenery on a 2.5-acre flag lot, this charming clapboard home is filled with light and cheerful, colorful spaces for easy Hamptons living and entertaining. Outdoor space for lounging in the sun or shade include a deck beneath a mature linden tree, a stylish sitting area with a fire pit, and a stone terrace that accompanies therefreshing heated gunite pool. Across a swath of lush lawn just right for romping is a fenced all-weather tennis court surrounded by tall trees and hedges.
This stunning 17,331-square-foot residence in a gated community north of Houston brings to mind a majestic European manor. Highlights include a double-height living room, cook’s and prep kitchens, a library, two offices, a media room, an indoor sports court, wet and dry saunas, a game room, a billiards room with a bar, a guest apartment, and an elevator that accesses all three floors. The lush 3.84-acre property offers a dramatic waterfall pool, a generous motor court with abundant parking, and private lighted tennis courts.
A long tree-lined drive leads past an impressive expanse of lawn to the serene contemporary home that anchors this unprecedented East Hampton estate. A coastal haven offering abundant options for relaxing and entertaining, the 9.25-acre estate on coveted Lily Pond Lane is one of the largest residential lots in the village and includes roughly 385 feet of direct beachfront. Steps from the chic 11,435-square-foot home and its heated pool, spa, and pool house is a tennis court with a viewing pavilion and cabana.
At the top of its oceanfront street in Malibu, this light-filled Southwestern-inspired residence and its freestanding guesthouse bask in wide-open 180-degree ocean views from their enviable private perch. The stylish 7,011-square-foot interiors flow easily to wraparound patio areas, a covered porch, and a sea-view balcony. The 1.31-acre property also features a spacious detached garage with a bath, a heated pool and spa surrounded by bright green grass, a fully fenced yard, and a north-south-facing lighted tennis court.