Comedian Dan Aykroyd has put his 3,400 square foot apartment on the market in Manhattan. The four-bedroom penthouse occupies the top three floors of a post-war high rise on the Upper East Side. The residence has fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom, a private elevator and a terrace.
This 1,184 square foot cottage in Pirates Bay, Tasmania, blends the forest and the sea. The shotgun layout has two bedrooms, a single bathroom and a central living area with a breathtaking view of the ocean.
• A Black Box Among the Georgians (pictured here). "Home exterior colors go in and out of fashion, but uninterrupted black has seldom been a popular choice. That doesn’t bother Ed Reeve, whose inky new house lurks among the 1830s brick Georgians in De Beauvoir Town in London like a stealth bomber in a field of biplanes."
This estate sits on 20 acres at Campbell Cliffs overlooking Tucson, Ariz. Listed at $22 million, the 25,000 square-foot home has been featured in Architectural Digest, Dream Homes and Design & Architecture. Expansive windows throughout the home and a lofty position above Tuscon provide spectacular views from virtually every room in the house. View full image.
Amenities include a 1,200 square-foot commercial kitchen, 2,000 square feet of staff quarters, a 6-car garage, room to host 300 for a formal dinner, a 3,000 square foot entertainment center, two elevators, a tennis court, pool and an indoor gun and archery range.
Case Study House #22. The Stahl residence at 1635 Woods Drive, Los Angeles. May 9, 1960. Architect: Pierre Koenig. Kodachrome by Julius Shulman. View full size.
Arquitectonica is currently constructing the $3 billion Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The 2,998 room development sits next to the Bellagio and consists of two 2-story glass towers that will hold hotel and condo-hotel units managed by Hyatt.
The 5,725 square-foot New York penthouse that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen bought in 2004 for $7.3 million is now on the market for $11,995,000. The penthouse has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and two private elevators. Although the twins helped create the space, it's mostly been a rental since it was built. The New York Observer's Manhattan Transfers blog interviewed Stribling & Associates vice president Charlotte Van Doren about the penthouse.
One of the surviving spaceship-like Futuro houses built in Finland in the late 1960s was sold at auction in Paris Tuesday for 140,000 Euros. Designed by architect Matti Suuronen, the homes are now scattered around the world and are formed from fiberglass into the shape of a flying saucer. A door opens from the bottom of the structure to reveal stairs that lead up into the living space.
827 Milwood (shown here) is one of three green houses in a row that are for sale in Venice, California. LA Curbed points out that the market seems to have dropped out on environmentally-friendly houses, as these three have been on the market for two months. 827 is solar powered with radiant heating, a basement and 27-foot ceilings. The buyer also gets a studio above a two-car garage.
Once known as the Saudi Arabian Royal Yacht Al Yamamah, the renamed Ocean Breeze is on the market for $34,450,000. The 269-foot yacht has room for 28 guests. Rooms include one master cabin, nine double cabins and four twin cabins. There is room for 35 crew on the vessel, which has a cruising speed of 18 knots. View full image.
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