These 3 properties are the perfect combination of architectual excellency, luxurious interiors and incredible views.
The property, just a short, few-minute drive from downtown Carmel, is ideal for those looking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty the area has to offer.
Entrenched in greenery and just minutes south of downtown Carmel, this single-family abode designed by Studio Schicketanz is truly a work of art. Intentionally cantilevered to allow magnificent ocean views and natural light, the 6,700-square-foot home makes for the ultimate getaway destination for those looking for a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience.
Despite its multilevel, mountainside design, one thing that unifies the five-bedroom, five-full-bathroom and three-half-bath home is its refinement. The kitchen is equipped with a Mugnaini wood-fired pizza oven and recovered stonework—a feature present throughout the interior and exterior of the home. With a separate guest level and an elevator from the four-car garage to the main level, the impressive space accommodates exploring as well as total privacy.
The primary bedroom boasts floor-to-ceiling glass doors, a secluded office, a spacious closet and a spalike bath. At the end of the day, enjoy the enviable outdoor amenities: From the infinity pool and hot tub to the outdoor kitchen, sauna, shower and putting green, this home has it all. 230 Highway 1, Carmel Highlands, $10.9 million, Shelly Lynch, 831.277.8044, [email protected], lobosviews.com
From intricate detailing to lucious landscape design, no detail was overlooked while crafting this elegant Carmel abode.
This expansive, fantasy like single-family home offers a range of features and amenities such as a guest house, fitness center and mesmerizing gardens, all spread out across eight lots in the desirable Carmel Point neighborhood. Among the lush greenery and exterior stonework, the main house highlights a fully loaded primary suite, office and living room; a charming and rustic open kitchen; and a sophisticated family room. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home includes vaulted wooden ceilings that allow for comfortable and elegant living for inhabitants and visitors alike, who can retreat to the spacious guest house or even the art studio.
The abode is elevated by its natural environment, ideal for those who fancy serene outdoor strolls. Possessing immeasurable alluring character and privacy, the 6,500-square-foot property compares to living your own fairy tale. 26262 Isabella Ave., Carmel, $12.5 million, Jessica Canning, 831.238.5535, [email protected]; Nicholas Canning, 831.241.4458, [email protected], 26262isabella.com
Luxury meets modernity in this Big Sur haven. The 4,385-square-foot architectural masterpiece designed by Carver + Schicketanz and elevated with exquisite landscaping by Bernard Trainor was completed in 2014. Sitting atop 5 acres and looking out on endless ocean views, mountain ranges and the property’s own redwoods, the three-bedroom, 3 ½-bath home provides the perfect environment immersed in the tranquility of the natural landscape surrounding it.
The tech-savvy home is equipped with solar, floor-to-ceiling windows and tremendous glass sliders lined with heated stone floors, automatic shades and AC. There’s a private primary suite with a fireplace, sauna and media room, along with amenities such as an exercise room and wine cellar.
Outside, a detached guest house overlooks the infinity-edge pool, spa, waterfalls and dreamlike garden setting. 46325 Pfeiffer Ridge Road, Big Sur, $7.75 million, Ben Heinrich, 831.915.7415; Michael Gilson, 831.915.0903, [email protected], theheinrichteam.com
Photography by: PHOTO BY RYAN ROSENE, SHERMAN CHU AND ROBERT CANFIELD/COURTESY OF CARMEL REALTY COMPANY, PHOTO BY WAYNE CAPILI AND GRANT KINSEY/COURTESY OF CANNING PROPERTIES GROUP, PHOTO BY CLAIRE TAKACS; PHOTO COURTESY OF COLDWELL BANKER REALTY CARMEL (THE HEINRICH TEAM)