"Spectacular views can elevate a property from residence to destination. In this month's newsletter, we explore eight extraordinary properties that enjoy some of the world's most unique and stunning views."
Poised on 15 acres of Stowe's highest ground, a classically designed estate celebrates the beauty of Vermont with a commitment to natural materials and exquisite views from every perspective. Expansive terraces and large windows overlook nearby gardens and stone walls set atop dramatic outcroppings, as well as the Green and White Mountain ranges beyond.
Little Bokeelia Island is perfectly positioned northwest of Fort Myers, Florida, and commands more than 100 acres of tropical landscape with views over Pine Island Sound, Boca Grande Pass, the Gulf of Mexico, Useppa Island, and Cabbage Key. The private island's lavish manor house has been carefully designed to focus on these incredible vistas.
A short distance to several acclaimed Hamptons beaches, a handsome property on Mecox Bay offers sweeping views over three bodies of water: Mecox Bay, Swan Creek, and the Atlantic Ocean. Boasting a waterside heated pool, ornate gardens, and sunlit terraces, this elegant residence embodies the Hamptons lifestyle.
Situated at a premier address in Point Piper, Australia, an exceptional estate is enhanced by approximately 143 feet of frontage on secluded Seven Shillings Beach. The storied property welcomes glittering Sydney Harbour views from its numerous balconies and nearly two acres of lush gardens.
A magnificent hacienda in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, enjoys a 180-degree vista that encompasses virtually the entire Los Angeles Basin. Captivating views from downtown to the San Gabriel Mountains and the white-sand beaches of Santa Monica Bay are all afforded from a bright patio with infinity pool.
On the elevated shoreline of charming Chatham, Massachusetts, a shingle-clad home features multiple decks and dining terraces with views of the estate's manicured grounds and infinity pool set against a dazzling backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, Monomoy Islands, and Nantucket Sound.
At a jewel-like estate in Paradise Island, Bahamas, a Spanish-style courtyard leads to an inviting terrace with open and covered lounge areas overlooking the swimming pool, 18-hole golf course, and ocean beyond. Glorious water views fill four bedroom suites and the living and dining rooms.
A fabulous oceanfront retreat in Kilsund, Norway, stands as one of the greatest mansions along the pristine coastal area known as the Norwegian Riviera. Large windows flood the interiors with brilliant light and beautiful ocean views, while vast stone-paved verandas and a swimming pool offer ideal spaces for al fresco entertaining amid the picturesque estate surroundings.