It may be June, but there’s no gloom in our forecast. Here’s a look at the hottest properties and personalities making headlines this month.
L.A.’S PANORAMIC PENTHOUSE LISTINGS → “Los Angeles is topping off—pouring on penthouses like a third glass of exquisite champagne,” writes Forbes in a story showcasing L.A.’s most luxurious penthouses. Topping the list was Level Penthouse, an 18,000 SF, two-story residence represented by Kerry Marsico; Penthouse 5 and Penthouse 6 at Ten50, represented by Kevin Dees; and The Penthouse Collection at Metropolis, represented by James Harris and David Parnes.
THE PENTHOUSE COLLECTION AT METROPOLIS → Among the only two-story penthouses in Downtown Los Angeles, The Penthouse Collection, situated atop Tower I at Metropolis, has been making major headlines since its debut earlier this month. Featured in Unique Homes, the unparalleled collection, represented by James Harris and David Parnes, is comprised of four impeccably designed two-bedroom and four three-bedroom, corner residences with expansive floor plans that capture sky-high views of the city of angels.
10718 MORA DRIVE → With views overlooking San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley, Mora House is an architectural tour de force in a lush and transportive Los Altos Hills setting. Showcased in Robb Report, the 10,800-square-foot home, represented by Gina Blancarte, Taso Tsakos, Roxana Melgarejo and Mauricio Umansky, was masterfully designed by Robert Swatt of Swatt | Meiers Architects with interiors by Connie Wong. Surrounded by nature yet just minutes from the region’s major tech headquarters, it features soaring ceilings, walls of glass, and open-concept living areas that flow naturally from indoors to out.
GANSEVOORT VILLAS → “The bluest waters in the Caribbean and an eclectic, peaceful culture are just a 90-minute flight from Miami,” Travel Channel muses about Turks and Caicos. Gracing its top ten list of things to checkout on the Islands is Gansevoort Villas T+C, a private collection of beachfront villas that combine the luxury of homeownership with the unrivaled amenities and services of Gansevoort Turks+Caicos hotel. Represented by Nieve O’Neill and Brendan O’Neill, Gansevoort Villa 5102 boasts expansive indoor-outdoor living spaces, clean lines, two oceanfront infinity pools, and ocean-level decks that provide access to the stunning turquoise waters below.
SANTIAGO ARANA → When it comes to top-tier homes, high-end spas and wellness centers are all the rage these days, and breakthroughs in smart home technology have taken the industry to new and luxurious heights. From infrared saunas to ice-cold plunge pools, Mansion Global caught up with our own Santiago Arana to get the inside scoop on the hottest spa products that fuse technology and relaxation to enhance the living experience.
MAURICIO UMANSKY → Mauricio’s hot new listing made headlines this month, gracing the pages of Observer, Realtor.com, Page Six, People, Today and L.A. Times. Once home to Madonna, the incredible French country estate at 9425 Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills boasts nine bedrooms, 14 baths, a 60-foot long resort-style pool and spa and north-south facing tennis court on over an acre of flat land. “With glamorous grounds that include a beautiful resort-inspired pool and tennis court, you can really envision one of the world’s most iconic songstresses soaking up the quintessential California lifestyle during the time she lived on property,” says Mauricio.
THE AGENCY’S PARK CITY OFFICE → The Agency has officially opened its doors in Park City with two locations serving the city’s oh-so-hot real estate market. Led by Charlie Taylor, Jake Doilney and Mike Mazzone, the expansion brings The Agency’s cutting-edge marketing and international reach to the world-class ski town. Read all about it on Park Record.
16652 CHARMEL LANE → Showcasing panoramic views from Downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica Bay, Palos Verdes and Catalina Island, this Pacific Palisades stunner, represented by Dan Urbach and Jagger Kroener, caught the eye of Dwell. Originally built in 1954 and stunningly reimagined in 1991 by Lawrence Bernstein, a fellow of Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin, the home offers 4,100 square feet of living space with soaring, vaulted ceilings and walls of glass that draw the outdoors in.