Home    Local Real Estate & Beyond: Luxurious Estates with Outdoor Kitchens

I’m fortunate to be part of the Sotheby’s International Realty network. Not only does it allow me to see some truly exceptional homes on a regular basis, but it also provides me with the opportunity to market my exclusive listings on a local, national and international stage.

When you list with me you’re not only getting exposure here in the Cape Ann real estate market, but rather the entire world. In today’s blog post I’m going to feature a collection of homes around the world, courtesy of my network of affiliates. All of these beautiful homes feature exceptional outdoor kitchens. They may vary in detail, location and appearance but they are all exceptional. I hope you enjoy them.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado – Experience one of Colorado’s most luxurious homes, with wide-angle panoramic views, and Colorado Springs at your feet, in this custom contemporary home with the privacy and security of the gated Broadmoor Resort Community. Five bedrooms, eight baths, on 2.72 acres nestled on the rugged, lush Cheyenne Mountain landscape. This super tech home is high efficient with solar geothermal and passive heating and cooling. Five outdoor living areas, eight fireplaces with an elevator that connects the main floor to the lower level, make this one of a kind home perfect for entertaining. An exceptionally designed gourmet kitchen has a breakfast area and formal dining room nearby. The superior craftsmanship throughout includes, Telluride stone inside and out, imported made to fit carpets, hand-blown glass fixtures, exotic wood floors and trim. An exquisite master bedroom suite features a private courtyard and two fireplaces. Guest suite has a complete kitchen. This unique contemporary residence also features a 4 car garage that accommodates 5 cars with workshop, a full size laundry on both floors, a fully equipped gym and a library with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and desk that will impress. Includes Broadmoor Golf Club membership rights. The expansive views here are among the best in Colorado. Welcome to the Broadmoor’s most exclusive community. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.

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Raleigh, North Carolina – Nestled in the center of nearly four acres of professionally landscaped grounds, you will find a virtual oasis of privacy and comfort. Down a circular drive, large columns welcome you to an exquisite estate luxuriously appointed with the finest materials and finishes. Measuring over 16,000 square feet, the custom-built residence features a grand foyer that will make a lasting impression with its 30′ ceiling and sweeping staircase flowing over a koi pond. Rich Mahogany panels, mantel, and coffered ceiling accent the study. Built-in shelving, a fireplace, full bar featuring copper sink and wine cooler, granite counter tops, and a walk-in glass storage closet add to the room’s drama. The sun lit living has room French doors opening to the veranda, cove lighting, and fireplace. A dramatic dining room with heavy moldings, hand painted Anaglypta paper ceiling, and stunning chandelier is off the foyer. The kitchen is perfectly designed with a paneled Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, Miele 6 burner gas cook top, dual ovens, warmer drawer, Sub Zero beverage drawer, granite counter tops, custom cabinetry, and a butler’s pantry. A custom mahogany door adorns the private guest suite which is wheel chair accessible. A home in and of itself, the guest suite offers a private kitchen, living room with fireplace, bedroom and full bath. Double doors open to the veranda and staircase to the terrace. Through the foyer hall lies the Master Suite, fitness room and private office. The luxurious master suite features a sitting room with views of the impeccably landscaped patio, spa-like master bath, and two walk-in closets closets. The en suite master bath offers an oversized shower, soaking tub, double vanity, separate water closet, and heated crushed limestone floor. On the second floor, a grand area prefect for entertaining overlooks the foyer and opens to the terrace above the resort-like pool area. Whether hosting a small intimate affair or a large charity event, this area has every detail covered; a double sided fireplace, built-in flat screen tv, and a full bar with granite counter tops, copper sink, ice maker and dishwasher. The second floor also offers 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 powder rooms, and a game room. The bedrooms feature wall to wall carpeting, private baths and walk in closets. All bedrooms at the rear of the house feature French doors opening to the terrace. Crestron whole house monitors are located in all major rooms and all bedrooms. From these monitors, you can control the security cameras, security system, sound system, lighting, and other media. Over 300 different species of trees and shrubs were planted throughout the lush property offering color and texture year round. A dense carpet of velvety lawn can leads you to two private green areas connected by a crushed stone walkway. The privately fenced back yard encloses a heavenly outdoor experience with waterfalls, fountains, and swimming pool with private hot tub. An outdoor kitchen, two full bathrooms, and private verandas nestled in the lush greenery complete this amazing outdoor space. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.

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Sarasota, Florida – Escape to your very own private-island paradise. Idyllically located on over-1.5 acres on the southern end of world famous Siesta Key, this grand yet cozy estate home is impressive from the moment one enters the private gates and is welcomed by the long-paver circular drive, giant oak trees, sparkling fountains and elevated entry. Once inside, the two-story foyer and adjacent living area give way to oversized terraces and stunning views of the backyard, infinity-edge pool and tranquil bay waters beyond. The perfectly designed kitchen boasts custom cabinetry and a unique serving area with huge walk-in pantry allowing functional access to both the formal dining room and adjacent family room. Understated elegance resonates through the use of high-end finishes from the hardwood flooring to the banks of windows and doors, custom millwork, exotic granites, uniquely adorned fireplaces and even a stamped-tin ceiling in the office. The master suite with fireplace and multiple sets of French doors opening onto a private terrace is a special retreat and each of the three-guest bedrooms features their own en suite bathrooms. The first level features air-conditioned storage and a five-or-seven-car garage space. The well-designed interior is complemented by the multiple terracing outdoor spaces that lead to the lushly landscaped surroundings, pool area and bay front. The deeded beach access, greenhouse and near perfect location on Siesta Key complete this incredible residence. Proposal for dockage available. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.

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Wilton, New York – Simply amazing! Located on 16 acres w/spectacular views this Witt Custom home has it all. Bring your guests to your Entertaining Wine cellar or perhaps out to your gorgeous pond. The main house has a first floor master, full Exercise Room, Sunroom, and Large Office, even a room for Man’s Best Friend! Full in-law suite above a 4 car garage. Take advantage of the beautiful nearby State Land. Pictures are examples of the builders work. We can customize plans to meet your needs. To see more of this exceptional estate, click here.

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