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Luxury Blog Post 4/15/20

Pandemic Times - The 6 Best Homes to Buy on the Market

#1 COUNTRY RETREAT RANCH

SCIMITAR RANCH,  ANACORTES

$12,950,000

Situated on 145 acres of magnificently landscaped equestrian land near Anacortes, WA.  A luxurious and graceful 21,000+ SF main home, private chapel, BBQ pavilion and stables, this estate is a one-of-a-kind retreat for a vast array of outdoor, equestrian and civic activities, having nobly served its owners as a wedding venue, executive retreat and leadership camp. This is a unique opportunity to possess one of the regions most exquisite and secluded masterpieces of country living. 


Surrounded by Nature, outdoors gardens, ranch, stables, custom pool and a cozy theater room  with 145 acres of social distancing make this a Must Have Home for Pandemic Times.

Listed by Moira Holley of Realogics Sotheby's International Realty

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#2 Aztec Estate   Los Gatos, CA 

 Discerning Buyers Look Here to the Modern Escape

$15,950,000

A Contemporary Masterpiece has made the list . A resort-like Sanctuary during shelter in place or at any time. Having 52 acres for social distancing, work at home, school children at home, vacation at home, grow your own produces at home, entertain yourself and family at home, enjoy life without leaving your gate!

We call this The Ultimate Silicon Valley Estate With over 52 expansive acres. Towering above Silicon Valley, atop the Los Gatos hills, this contemporary master piece offers breathtaking panoramic views spanning the entire San Francisco Bay Area. Sitting large fireplaces areas , 2 custom offices , infinity pool, fountains, waterfalls, sauna/steam room, and spa. Tennis court, Basketball court, outdoor fire pit, lush gardens, various terraces and seating areas, and wrap around decks with breathtaking views overlooking Silicon Valley.

For more on this home contact Olivia HSU Decker with Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty

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#3    HORSE LOVERS DREAM

 43+ Acre Equestrian/Sports Estate

Mahwah , New Jersey   $18.9 MIL

Close to Manhattan, this perfect never leave home during pandemic times property offers horse lovers a 20 stall barn with state of the art amenities, an indoor riding arena, paddocks and trails. For the sports enthusiast, there is both an outdoor infinity pool, spa, soccer/football field, as well as a basketball court, and private outdoor spa for the master suite.  Also to top all this off a  indoor pool, wine cellar, home theater, English Pub/banquet, massage room, gym, and padded recreation area.  see below more details to view in more detail.

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#4 Oceanfront Private Oasis

Carpinteria, Ca  $24,500,000

Completed in 2004, this Nantucket shingle-style home is built with immaculate taste. Designed by an award-winning team of California’s finest architects and designers, this home is situated between the Pacific Ocean and a bird and wildlife preserve. Located in a guard-gated community, the expansive 6,100 plus square foot home sits on approximately 1.3 acres with more than 130 feet of ocean frontage and offers the ultimate privacy, while hosting one of California’s best indoor/outdoor coastal living. A guest house , exercise room  , home theater,  lavish master bath and 2 car garage are also a few of the many highlights.  See more images below and click below to view even more .

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 #5  Charming Manor 

Greenwich, CT

$3,495,000

This close-to-town, magnificent home marries the charm of a 1920's English manor with the modern conveniences for today's families. Set on 1.88 private acres, the 6,149 SF, 6 bedroom, 5.1 bathroom house boasts updated original detailed craftsmanship and state-of-art technology throughout. The property also includes a 2-story open plan carriage house with a game room on the first floor and an office with a full bath on the second and a terrace with an outdoor fireplace. This Home has spacious outdoor space for enjoyment, exercise or private walks.  Massive space, gorgeous grounds and overall character of the home & guest home call this #5 on our top list of best pandemic Homes to  buy now.

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#6      Secluded Log Home

$1,900,000 Chama, New Mexico

This unique Log Home located in a historic mountain resort has 68 acres with unspoiled scenery in the beautiful northern NM Rocky Mountains bordering southern Colorado.  The custom built log home has beautiful vaulted ceilings, oversized wood burning fireplace with hand carved mantle mountain scene, ceiling to floor upgraded windows in main living area, granite countertops & all stainless steel appliances.  All bedrooms have sliding glass doors leading out to terrace & deck. In addition, this home has a wrap around covered deck and lower level walkout basement consisting of appx. 1200 sf. ready to be finished to your desires. This property is excellent for a multitude of opportunities including a private ranch estate, hunter's retreat, rich with prize wildlife, secluded and serene, a destination getaway. 

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