Posted on 26 May
Oh, the places you’ll go, when travel resumes, of course. Here is a rundown of some of our favorite vacation rentals and destination homes for sale when the time comes to escape to the beach, desert or mountains.
Encompassing two acres of lush beachfront land, this spectacular seven-bedroom villa, represented by Ian Hurdle, is tucked behind the pristine sand dunes of Long Bay Beach. Soak in the expansive ocean-facing pool and enjoy the incredible amenities, including an outdoor movie theater with fire pit, heated spa, private tennis and bocce ball courts, private butler and unobstructed views of the world-famous, white-sand and turquoise waters of Turks & Caicos.
An oasis in the Arizona desert, this Paradise Valley retreat features open, grassy play areas, a sparkling swimming pool, fire pits, outdoor BBQ area and multiple covered patios, set against a backdrop of sweeping mountain views. Represented by Jack Luciano and Raul Siqueiros, the home boasts four ensuite bedrooms, two kitchens, a game room, office, exercise room and children’s play area, located minutes from Scottsdale, Phoenix, airports and world-class dining.
Capturing expansive Shadow Mountain views four blocks from town, this contemporary, exceptionally designed Aspen retreat sleeps up to 14 people. This six-bedroom residence, represented by Lisa Hatem and Heather Sinclair features magnificent fireplaces, several lounge areas, a game room, bunk room and home theater. The master bath with a soaking tub is the perfect retreat, while the outdoor heated spa is ideal for unwinding under the stars.
DESTINATION HOMES FOR SALE
Livable art in sunny Rancho Mirage, 3 Cody Court is one of eight historically designated homes, situated on the Tamarisk golf course. Designed by one of the most influential desert modern architects, William F. Cody, AIA, the three-bedroom home showcases his masterful form of simplicity, natural light and extensive use of glass to connect indoor-outdoor living and draw abundant natural light. Represented by Ruben Valerio and Jeff Kohl, the 3,848-square-foot home features an open floor plan, exquisite finishes, bonus room and golf-cart garage.
From its ultra-private hillside perch, this eight-bedroom, Mike Upwall-designed home captures panoramic Uinta and Wasatch Mountain views from every room. Represented by Charlie Taylor and Jake Doilney, the more than 10,000-square-foot home is located within the prestigious Promontory Club, which boasts access to 12 clubhouses, including two championship golf courses, dining, equestrian and children’s activities centers. Among the home’s private amenities are two offices, a national award-winning, mine shaft-themed 4K movie theatre, bunk rooms, playhouse, game room, 3,000 square feet of patio, a horseshoe pit, grass yard, dog run and sledding area.
Situated on the coveted and quaint Bay Harbor Island, this three-bedroom, four-bath residence is one of 14 contemporary homes at the gated, private Palm Villas. The home features a private elevator, floor-to-ceiling windows, European kitchen and private rooftop terrace with an air-conditioned summer kitchen. The home is located moments from world-class shopping and restaurants, as well as just across Biscayne Bay from the dining, nightlife and entertainment of Miami. Steve McAleer, Uri Redler and Mary Yasol represent this home and a number of others in Palm Villas.