Posted on 9 Jun
Space and privacy are now among the most sought-after amenities for buyers around the globe. Here, we highlight ultra-rare, remote properties now on the market, from the Leeward Islands to Southern Oregon, from California’s Gaviota Coast to Costa Rica’s blissful oceanfront.
Located on the western side of Antigua in the Leeward Islands, this pristine property features rolling hills, white-sand beaches and spectacular views of Hermitage Bay, Jolly Harbour, Jolly Beach, Montserrat and Redonda. Represented by Ian Hurdle and Katherine Baryluk, the land is ideally suited for a hotel, villas or condo development, with direct access to three beaches and nearby access to a fourth. The Edwards Land, as it’s known, may be pre-approved for Antigua and Barbuda’s Citizen by investment program. Encompassing 108 square miles, Antigua is among the sunniest of the Eastern Caribbean islands, renowned for its sailing, diving, windsurfing, fishing and powdery beaches.
A historic and extraordinarily rare offering on California’s picturesque and undeveloped Gaviota Coast, Rancho Dos Vistas encompasses 1,440 acres, including two miles of ridgeline in Northern Santa Barbara County. Named for its dual views of both the Gaviota Coast and the Santa Ynez Valley, the property’s world-class vistas and incredible scale make it one of the most sought-after properties on the California coast. Represented by Paul Lester, Eric Haskell and Aileen Comora, the property is governed by a conservation easement that allows for three homesites and sets aside 90% of the land for wildlife habitat. A natural playground, Rancho Dos Vistas features rock outcroppings, oak trees and a private lake for outdoor adventures.
Known as Three Hawks Ranch, this 106-acre coastal ranch outside Santa Barbara has endless spaces to roam, explore, adventure and unwind. Represented by Billy Rose, the property features a main house, with 12-foot ceilings and 15-mile views down the hillside, across the ocean to the Channel Islands, as well as citrus groves, a gorgeous pool, two large barns and a private stash of ATVs, go-karts and bikes to set out across the landscape. Stone pathways lead to the outdoor dining courtyard with a wood-burning grill and table for 20, nestled beneath a heated loggia. For the ultimate glamping staycation, the ranch features two luxury, Safari-themed yurts with air conditioning, heating and plumbing.
Encompassing nearly 100 acres in Southern Oregon, the Bayer Family Estate offers unparalleled natural beauty and endless possibilities. Represented by Laura Thompson and Santiago Arana, the picturesque estate features a four-bedroom residence, winery, vineyards, equestrian facilities, seven acres of lake and more than 1,500 feet of Rogue River frontage, with two salmon runs and two steelhead runs. Offering endless space and serenity, the property features meticulously maintained grounds, which are adaptable for other land uses, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a legacy estate in an incredible location.
PUNTA GABRIELA VILLAS | COSTA RICA
Situated along the coast of Dominical, Punta Gabriela features three luxurious, oceanfront villas and a penthouse suite, offering the chance to enjoy a lavish vacation home, retirement home or income-producing property in paradise. Represented by Jagger Kroener, the eight-bedroom property features two swimming pools, a heated spa, helicopter pad, recreation room with a full bar, commercial kitchen and wine cellar. Capturing sweeping ocean views, the property is surrounded by shady palms and mature trees for absolute privacy.
Located outside Todos Santos, Mexico, Los Olivos is a spectacular oceanfront estate, featuring 116 acres and 1,640 linear feet of beach frontage. An organic ranch covers nearly one-third of the property, which is home to nearly 3,600 olive trees, mostly from Europe and not found anywhere else in Mexico. Represented by Mauricio Rivero, the property also boasts citrus trees, vegetable and flower gardens and an astonishing Palm Grove. Located between Los Cabos and La Paz, the fully self-sufficient and sustainable ranch may serve as a developer parcel, residence or farm-to-table restaurant.
Perched 250 feet above the Pacific Ocean on the southernmost tip of the Baja Peninsula, Casa Finisterra is a stylish, ultra-private retreat designed by Steven Harris (AIA), making it one of the region’s most architecturally significant residences. Featuring five bedrooms and sweeping, 180-degree views, the 7,500-square-foot home is a modern architectural marvel built into the surrounding limestone. Represented by Jeff Kohl, the home boasts an infinity-edged lap pool, floor-to-ceiling windows, reflecting pools and an outdoor living room that floats within a small pool, framing the ocean view.