Luxury Outlook 2022
An ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe.
Equipped with lighting, entertainment, and climate control systems manageable from anywhere in the world, these compelling homes set high—and high-tech—standards for luxurious 21st-century living.
Southampton, New York | Sharon Stern, Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage
This home’s charming façade belies its impressively modern interiors, which are flooded with light from abundant oversized windows and glass doors. Every space is inviting, from the bright and breezy kitchen, the open living and dining area, and the spacious media and game room to the strikingly appointed baths and six peaceful bedrooms. Amenities and conveniences throughout—including thermostats and Lutron RadioRA 2 lighting—are state-of-the-art, while the alluring pool is accompanied by an outdoor kitchen and a pavilion wired for an audiovisual system.
Santa Fe, New Mexico | Marion Skubi, Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 326 Grant Avenue Brokerage
Overlooking two golf courses and a dazzling lake in the resort community of Las Campanas—just minutes north of historic Santa Fe—this light-filled smart home combines the rustic allure of the Southwest with every desirable amenity and convenience. It boasts a great room, an open-plan kitchen and dining area with state-of-the-art appliances and a climate-controlled wine room, a media room or office, multiple outdoor entertaining areas, three bedrooms, and a top-tier security system.
Greenwich, Connecticut | Leslie McElwreath, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
Connecticut charm meets contemporary comfort, convenience, and cutting-edge technology in this delightful four-bedroom Greenwich home. The heart of the home is an exciting, inviting open-plan living and kitchen area giving way to an enchanting covered porch with a verdant outlook. The home’s conception and creation augmented a thoughtful floor plan with a Savant home automation system that includes security cameras and Lutron lighting controllable via smartphone or tablet. A paneled elevator offers effortless access to each of the three levels.
Los Angeles, California | Jeffrey Young, Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
Equipped with such high-tech amenities as Apple TV, surround sound, a Nest thermostat, a security system, and motorized blinds, this stunningly sleek smart home exemplifies chic contemporary living. Highlights include a two-car garage, an open-concept living area with Fleetwood doors opening to a balcony, three private bedroom suites, designated studio or office space, a gourmet kitchen with top-tier appliances and temperature-controlled wine storage, and a landscaped garden courtyard ideal for grilling and outdoor entertaining.