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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Inside Selena Gomez's Stunning Calabasas Mansion

Selena Gomez purchased this property in 2014 for $3.69 million. The home is located in the exclusive Mureau Estates gated community. It sits on three rolling acres including a guest house with an additional bedroom and bathroom. The main house includes five bedrooms and six bathrooms bringing the grand total to 7,768 square feet. Gomez is moving due to issues with stalkers - only having owned the home for 1 year. 

The exterior of the main home is reminiscent of many sprawling homes in Texas - a combination of neutral stone and stucco. The foyer has a neutral tile floor, which leads to the home’s walk-in wine cellar and a view of the grand staircase.
A dining room down the hall sports rich jewel tones that accentuate the soaring ceilings and a two-story wall of windows. Past the dining room and formal living room is the downstairs informal living area, which has an open concept layout, and a kitchen that boasts double ovens, double dishwashers, a full bar, an oversized island and an elegant breakfast nook. The room is flooded with natural light thanks to windows on every wall.
On the other side of the main floor is the master suite, painted in an amethyst hue and offering enough space for a king-sized bed, a sitting area and plenty of room at the vanity.
Off the bedroom is the luxurious neutral-toned bathroom, featuring a garden tub that sits near the double-sided fireplace, double vanities, an enclosed shower, and a master closet that is larger than life.
The upstairs offers a media center and three bedrooms, one of which Gomez has used as an office.
In true California spirit, the living space continues outdoors, with a courtyard perfect for outdoor dining, a swimming pool, spa, and an outdoor kitchen complete with a brick pizza oven.


Friday, November 13, 2015

4 Luxury Resorts to Stay At This Winter

Winter break is the perfect time to get away with family or friends. The holidays are a great excuse to pack up and flee the cold to a warmer destination. Here are 4 luxurious resort hotels you should stay at this winter:

Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas

This is the perfect place for those who love to party. Its always abuzz with some kind of event or offering and there is never a shortage of celebrity sightings. Guests can enjoy the hotel's luxury pools, featuring the only free-standing pool in Las Vegas, the spa by Mandara, and Miracle Mile Shops. Plus its in Vegas, so basically any kind of debauchery you're looking for, you'll find.

Jake's Hotel, Jamaica

 For a more relaxed vacation, check out Jake's Hotel in Jamaica. This low-key resort prides itself on an authentic Jamaican feel and a must-try rum punch. Lounge by the pool or explore the extensive marine life in the beauty of Jamaica.

Santa Barbara Resort, Curacao

For those looking for a family-friendly hotel, check out the Santa Barbara resort in Curacao. The luxury resort features a calm beach - perfect for children to play - and offers a multitude of amenities including a golf course, Camp Arawak, marina, fitness center, tennis, bikes and more.

Longitude 131, Australia

Australia is the perfect spot to visit in the winter because Down Under its summer. Self-described as a "unique luxury campsite" this is a great choice for its glamping-style units. Reportedly, the food is one of the best parts of a stay at Longitude 131. With a spa and pool this is truly a one of a kind resort.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Inside "Paradiso" - Telluride's Stunning Contemporary Masterpiece

Nestled gracefully upon 35 stunning acres of prime property in  Telluride, CO sits this masterpiece of contemporary design. This home is unparalleled in its setting, quality, detail and amenities. Overlooking a reflective pond mirroring views of the towering cirque of rolling meadows and 14,000 foot peaks that surround the property, the home's sophisticated beauty is unmatched.

The house includes the very finest materials from all around the world - Italian marbles, Indian limestone, exotic granites, bluestone and native rock. Over the past four year the most skilled craftsmen have worked tirelessly to seamlessly blend these materials with the most elegant fixtures finishes and furnishings available. Center-pivot glass doors wrap the home, bringing the gorgeous scenery inside.

Luxurious master and guest suites are accented by a warm and cozy living area. Amenities include a fitness room, indoor and outdoor spas, a salon, a theater, a wine room and outdoor fire rings. With a gourmet kitchen and top-of-the-line appliances even the most well-versed culinary aficionado will be satisfied.

Just 10 minutes from the airport and 20  minutes from the heart of historic downtown Telluride, this property strikes the perfect balance between privacy and proximity.


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Stunning Contemporary Lakehouse in Seattle, WA


Resting on the peaceful shores of Lake Washington, this contemporary jewel features an industrial edginess re-imagined and redesigned for a cozy yet loft-lie open concept home. The great room includes custom steel finishes, a gourmet kitchen and a beautiful steel staircase. The grand master suite floats above the lake offering panoramic views of the lake, mountain peaks and city lights. The property also includes a wine cellar, theater, art studio, dock and boathouse with lift.

Click here to view the listing.