Luxury Outlook 2022
An ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe.
Sticking to a daily wellness routine is no sweat when top-tier fitness equipment, private pools, and expert-level sports courts are just steps away.
Southampton, New York | Harald Grant & Bruce Grant, Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage
In a highly desirable area of Southampton, this majestic parklike estate affords pure privacy and room to breathe. The main residence spans a remarkable 18,000 square-feet and offers eight bedrooms, separate staff quarters, and a window-wrapped gym. The approximately 10-acre property allows for healthful engagement and entertainment with its indoor and outdoor pools, serene spa, grass tennis court, paddle court, two pavilions with alfresco kitchens, and greenhouse.
Santa Fe, New Mexico | Neil Lyon, Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – 326 Grant Avenue Brokerage
Clean contemporary lines, serene living and sleeping spaces, and inspiring views of sunsets and foothills distinguish this masterful home in a coveted quiet neighborhood just north of downtown Santa Fe. Highlights include a sleek kitchen, living and dining rooms where walls of glass turn scenery into dynamic art, three tranquil bedrooms, and a three-car garage. On the home’s lower level, a natatorium features an enviable 60-foot indoor lap pool surrounded by tall windows that open to create a rare refreshing indoor-outdoor environment.
Sonoma, California | Carol Sebastiani, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage
This magnificent estate just minutes from the historic downtown Sonoma plaza is a sports and fitness enthusiast’s dream. In addition to lovely mature trees and gardens, the 8.29-acre grounds feature a pool and pool house, three Walltopia climbing walls—one indoors—a sports court designed for both tennis and basketball, a soccer field, and a versatile play structure. The stately 7,794-square-foot residence brings a healthy dose of Old World classicism to California wine country and offers six bedrooms and a 3,000-bottle wine cellar.
Santa Barbara, California | Maureen McDermut, Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village Road Brokerage
The heart of this impressive 2.72-acre sanctuary in Montecito is a majestic 8,306-square-foot Mediterranean-style residence that dates to 1912. Its peaceful grounds boast colorful manicured landscaping, a swimming pool and spa, a koi pond, and a meditation garden—all overlooked by a breezy rooftop terrace. In addition to four bedroom suites, a two-bedroom guest apartment, elegant living and dining spaces, and a Viking-equipped kitchen, the home offers a fitness room that includes a sauna and is ideal for both yoga and spinning.
Greenwich, Connecticut | Brad Hvolbeck, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
This 8,900-square-foot, six-bedroom custom home in Greenwich combines contemporary style with traditional elegance. Encouraging effortless living and entertaining are a spacious living room with a marble fireplace, a formal dining room, an office, a gourmet kitchen with a skylit breakfast room, and a comfortable family room with a fireplace. The indoor pool and spa are adjoined by a sauna and sports court and opens through walls of glass to sunny stone terraces. The secure private neighborhood provides a proprietary beach and docks.