Staycation? Four Luxury Homes Close To Nature
Most luxury properties have plenty to take advantage of on-site, but the rare ones combine in-home amenities with local ones.
From the sand to the slopes, these luxury residences provide year-round enjoyment.
California estate between the mountains and ocean
Location: Montecito, California
Price: $33.5 million
This spacious spread combines traditional Mediterranean architecture with modern design and amenities. Aside from six ensuite bedrooms, including a master suite on the main level, there is a gym, theater, bar, game room, pool, guest house and five-car garage. Green features include solar power, a greywater irrigation system, a private well and organic vegetable gardens, along with citrus orchards and chicken coops.
The property is situated between the mountains and the ocean and is less than 8 miles to downtown Santa Barbara.
It’s listed by the Riskin Partners Estate Group at Village Properties
Malibu contemporary with beach access
Location: Malibu, California
Price: $21.5 million
Situated on a double lot in the exclusive gated Malibu Colony community, the home is across the street from the beach, with deeded access. The traditional beach residence has a wraparound porch and ocean-view balcony.
Outdoor features include a tennis court, lagoon-style pool and spa with a rock waterslide and built-in barbecue area with a fire pit. The home has an open floorplan with a separate detached guest house.
Oceanfront Maui condo
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Price: $2.7 million
Location is the key feature of this oceanfront condominium, located in the Kapalua Resort, near the Ritz-Carlton hotel in northwest Maui. It has three bedrooms and four bathrooms, with ocean views from many windows and a balcony.
The Ironwoods is a gated community consisting of just 40 units. Vacation rentals within the community are not allowed.
Ski-in/ski-out Colorado townhome
Location: Beaver Creek, Colorado
Price: $2.995 million
This three-bedroom residence, part of the rarely-available Highlands Townhomes development, has access to skiing and hiking on the Highlands Skiway from its back door.
There’s also a year-round heated pool, hot tubs and underground parking. It’s also less than a mile from Beaver Creek Village.