Luxury Outlook 2022
An ambitious exploration into high-end residential markets across the globe.
During the long, sunny days of summer, few things are more enticing than a refreshing dip, swim, or float in a pool. In locales from California to Connecticut, these pools and spas allow for refreshing relaxation in sophisticated settings.
Sonoma, California | Ginger Martin & Matthew Jospeh, Sotheby’s International Realty – St. Helena Brokerage
This sophisticated Sonoma home is sited on 16.2 acres, with 14 adjoining acres allowing for expansion into a truly remarkable compound. Epitomizing midcentury modern style, the residence offers three bedroom suites with sitting areas, a chef’s kitchen, and a versatile space that could serve as a fourth bedroom, an office, a media room, or a gym. Throughout, sliding glass doors reveal breathtaking views and open to some 1,500 square feet of outdoor living space and the home’s alluring vanishing-edge pool and spa.
On 1.25 acres in the gated community of Kings Lake Estates, this impressive villa is filled with striking features and finishes. Highlights include a chef’s kitchen, an owner’s wing, four guest suites, four offices, a wine grotto, a gym, an elevator, and a generator. Entertainers will appreciate the expansive terrace and glorious grounds, which boast an outdoor fireplace, a summer kitchen with a pizza oven, and a stunning pool and spa. Outfitted by a noted interior designer, the home is offered fully furnished.
Agoura Hills, California | Linda Rich, Sotheby’s International Realty – Westlake Village Brokerage
Exemplifying the enviable indoor-outdoor lifestyle of California, this enchanting residence has served as a location for several films and is on the market for the first time. It features four bedrooms, a kitchen any cook or entertainer will appreciate, inviting living and dining rooms, and a versatile lower-level space that would make an ideal wine cellar. Numerous doors connect the chic, light-filled interiors with the outdoors, including balconies and decks and a saltwater infinity-edge pool and spa tucked into the hillside.
Water Mill, New York | Bodenchak Team, Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage
On a quiet cul-de-sac in Water Mill, this distinctive five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot residence is sited on 3.15 acres and is accompanied by a separate 2.2-acre private reserve that would allow for gardening, a small farm, or equestrian pursuits. In addition to the strikingly stylish interiors are the home’s extensive patios, an outdoor bar, a pergola-covered sitting area with a television, a grill station, and a tennis court—all surrounding an infinity-edge swimming pool with a sun shelf, a spa, and connecting lower pools.
Greenwich, Connecticut | Deborah Ference-Gray, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
Meticulously renovated, this stone and clapboard Georgian enjoys a quiet location on 3.02 acres in the desirable Deer Park area. Its elegant interiors include a living room with Palladian doors that open to the terrace, a kitchen and adjoining family room with a fireplace and French doors to the terrace, an oak-paneled game room above the three-car garage, and six restful bedrooms. Embraced by glorious greenery and tasteful landscaping is the handsome heated saltwater pool with a spa.