HBMI July 2016 : Page 76

ASTOUNDING ABODES A VILLA BESIDE AN OCEAN BLUE OR A GOLF COURSE GREEN… A PIED-À-TERRE IN A SHINY, NEEDLE-THIN SKYSCRAPER… A RETREAT ON A ROCKY MOUNTAINTOP. WHETHER YOU’RE SEARCHING FOR AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY OR A GETAWAY TO CALL YOUR PART-TIME HOME, HERE ARE SEVERAL GLORIOUS OPTIONS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION. BY BONNIE DAVIDSON GLASSWORKS The NYC skyline serves as a wraparound mural through fl oor-to-ceiling windows, while white oak fl oors lend the space a light, airy feeling. [ 215 CHRYSTIE NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. THE BUZZ Rising 340 feet above the Lower East Side of Manhattan, 215 Chrystie is poised to be the next “it” address for the hip and glamorous. e brainchild of real estate developer Ian Schrager, the 28-story boutique hotel and residential building is “the ultimate expression of uptown meets downtown,” said Schrager during a recent media hard-hat tour of the construction site. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron, the re ective glass tower is supported by an exoskeleton of raw concrete columns. Eleven full-and half-oor residences range from 1,977-square-foot two-bedroom units with 131 linear feet of glass to 4,236-square-foot four-bedrooms with 266 linear feet of glass. With 10-foot ceilings and abundant natural light, John Pawson’s custom-designed interiors include open kitchens with American black walnut, Basaltina stone slab surfaces, and Miele, Futuro and Wolf appliances; marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and rain showers; wide-board white oak oors; blackened steel replaces; and custom lighting by British lighting designer Arnold Chan. WOW FACTOR Jaw-dropping, unobstructed 270-and 360-degree views through extra-wide oor-to-ceiling windows encompass the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and One World Trade Center; four bridges (the Williamsburg, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Verrazano-Narrows); and the Manhattan, Brooklyn and Jersey City skylines. DETAILS From $7.2 million, occupancy early 2017, 212.466.0251, 215chrystie.com 76 INTERIORS SUMMER/FALL 2016 WEST ENCLAVE, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE RESIDENCE LOS CABOS, MEXICO THE BUZZ e top of a blu overlooking the Sea of Cortez provided a stunning canvas for renowned Mexico City architect Fernando de Haro, who has designed 27 contemporary villas at West Enclave, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence set within the master-planned gated resort community of Puerto Los Cabos, on the Baja Peninsula. Spread across 10,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor space for living the sweet life, each contemporary, single-level, ve-bedroom home in this coastal utopia has oversize windows to maximize the spectacular views, impeccably appointed double kitchens, and a private swimming pool and whirlpool spa. State-of-the-art home technology includes intuitive Lutron lighting systems and personalized indoor-outdoor audio systems. In addition, residents have access to extraordinary amenities—three miles of private beaches, a world-class marina accommodating yachts of up to 400 feet, and a spectacular golf course with nine holes designed by Greg Norman, the other nine by Jack Nicklaus—plus all the services and comforts o ered to guests at the adjacent Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel. WOW FACTOR Among the perks of ownership is exclusive access to Wirikuta Desert Botanical Garden, a 12-acre Eden in which more than a million plants—including 1,000 bonsai bougainvilleas and 1,500 species of cactus and succulents— ourish. ree pyramids built from massive granite boulders are strategically placed amid the geometric symmetry of the landscaping. DETAILS From $4.2 million, available October-November 2016, 855.375.2266, rcrr-loscabos.com CASA GRAND An artistʼs rendering of a villa planned for the initial phase of development KICKER nSi doloribusdae dit reveals 4,000 square feet of outdoor living apis nat eiusdandam as accus space. Not shown: two golf cart parking spots. susant.Otates dolor solupta velecus aut dolorios et faccuptatem est, eum quaepta doloriam

Astounding Abodes

Bonnie Davidson

A VILLA BESIDE AN OCEAN BLUE OR A GOLF COURSE GREEN… A PIED-À-TERRE IN A SHINY, NEEDLE-THIN SKYSCRAPER… A RETREAT ON A ROCKY MOUNTAINTOP. WHETHER YOU’RE SEARCHING FOR AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY OR A GETAWAY TO CALL YOUR PART-TIME HOME, HERE ARE SEVERAL GLORIOUS OPTIONS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION.

215 CHRYSTIE NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.

THE BUZZ Rising 340 feet above the Lower East Side of Manhattan, 215 Chrystie is poised to be the next “it” address for the hip and glamorous. The brainchild of real estate developer Ian Schrager, the 28-story boutique hotel and residential building is “the ultimate expression of uptown meets downtown,” said Schrager during a recent media hard-hat tour of the construction site. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron, the reflective glass tower is supported by an exoskeleton of raw concrete columns. Eleven full- and half-floor residences range from 1,977-square-foot two-bedroom units with 131 linear feet of glass to 4,236-square-foot four-bedrooms with 266 linear feet of glass. With 10- foot ceilings and abundant natural light, John Pawson’s custom-designed interiors include open kitchens with American black walnut, Basaltina stone slab surfaces, and Miele, Futuro and Wolf appliances; marble bathrooms with soaking tubs and rain showers; wide-board white oak floors; blackened steel replaces; and custom lighting by British lighting designer Arnold Chan.

WOW FACTOR Jaw-dropping, unobstructed 270- and 360-degree views through extrawide floor-to-ceiling windows encompass the Empire State Building, Chrysler Building and One World Trade Center; four bridges (the Williamsburg, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Verrazano-Narrows); and the Manhattan, Brooklyn and Jersey City skylines.

DETAILS From $7.2 million, occupancy early 2017, 212.466.0251, 215chrystie.com

WEST ENCLAVE, A RITZ-CARLTON RESERVE RESIDENCE LOS CABOS, MEXICO

THE BUZZ The top of a bluff overlooking the Sea of Cortez provided a stunning canvas for renowned Mexico City architect Fernando de Haro, who has designed 27 contemporary villas at West Enclave, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence set within the master-planned gated resort community of Puerto Los Cabos, on the Baja Peninsula. Spread across 10,000 square feet of indoor-outdoor space for living the sweet life, each contemporary, single-level, five-bedroom home in this coastal utopia has oversize windows to maximize the spectacular views, impeccably appointed double kitchens, and a private swimming pool and whirlpool spa. State-of-the-art home technology includes intuitive Lutron lighting systems and personalized indoor-outdoor audio systems. In addition, residents have access to extraordinary amenities—three miles of private beaches, a world-class marina accommodating yachts of up to 400 feet, and a spectacular golf course with nine holes designed by Greg Norman, the other nine by Jack Nicklaus—plus all the services and comforts offered to guests at the adjacent Ritz-Carlton Reserve hotel.

WOW FACTOR Among the perks of ownership is exclusive access to Wirikuta Desert Botanical Garden, a 12-acre Eden in which more than a million plants—including 1,000 bonsai bougainvilleas and 1,500 species of cactus and succulents—flourish. Three pyramids built from massive granite boulders are strategically placed amid the geometric symmetry of the landscaping.

DETAILS From $4.2 million, available October- November 2016, 855.375.2266, rcrr-loscabos.com

THE PACIFIC SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.

THE BUZZ Champagne-colored stainless steel now covers the exterior of a former dental school in Pacific Heights, a nine-story jewel box about to be reborn as The Pacific. An adaptive reuse project designed by Handel Architects, the project includes 76 boutique condominium residences, including 10 row houses that were snatched off the market in the first month without being publicly released. With ceilings as high as 12 feet, expansive floor plans and spectacular views of San Francisco, each unit offers a passel of prime amenities—Arclinea Italian cabinets, Gaggenau appliances, European marble countertops and radiant heat in master bathrooms. Plus, there’s a private garage and valet, grand lobby with full-service concierge, fully equipped tness center and yoga garden, manicured lawns and art installations in the common areas.

WOW FACTOR The penthouse level Observatory Lounge is a spectacular vantage point from which to gaze out at the Bay, Mount Tamalpais, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Presidio, the Marin Headlands, Tiburon, Sausalito and the Island of Belvedere while contemplating the meaning of life.

DETAILS Prices upon request (price per square foot records are anticipated), available late 2016, thepacificheights.com

AUBERGE BEACH RESIDENCES & SPA FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.

THE BUZZ Marking the first wholly owned condominium property managed by pre-eminent luxury hotel operator Auberge Resorts Collection, these twin oceanfront superluxury towers are currently under development on the last significant beachfront parcel in all of Fort Lauderdale. Designed by architecture rm Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates to capitalize on sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, the 171 units, from 1,500 to 5,000 square feet, will feature expansive terraces with continuous glass railings to create the illusion that nothing separates residents from the sand, sea and sky. Amenities include a world-class spa and multiple dining venues, a wine-tasting salon, a nextgeneration tness center and a labyrinth of lush gardens by renowned landscape architect Enzo Enea.

WOW FACTOR A museum-quality art collection, including enormous sculptural works by Fernando Botero, will be installed throughout elegant public spaces designed by award-winning firm Meyer Davis Studio.

DETAILS $1.5 million to $8 million, available late 2017,954. 416.3069, aubergebeach.com

KOHANAIKI BIG ISLAND, HAWAII

THE BUZZ On the site of a former retreat for Hawaiian ali‘ i (royalty), the private club-residential community of Kohanaiki is nestled among ancient lava flows, anchialine ponds and pristine beaches along the Kona Kohala Coast, in one of the most popular fishing and diving regions on the Big Island. Multiple real estate options on this 450-acre paradise include custom home sites (up to 1 acre); three- to four-bedroom homes and beach houses by architects Shay Zak and Warren Sunnland, as well as sprawling estates designed by architect Khoi Le built between the seventh and eighth holes of the scenic Rees Jones-designed golf course; and custom homes by architect Jim McLaughlin, with open floor plans and breathtaking views of Mount Hualalai. Ownership entitles residents to membership in the exclusive Hale Club, as well as the chance to spot humpback whales, which make their way from Alaska to the Kona Coast each year, November to April.

WOW FACTOR In addition to natural resource preservation and eco-sensitive building, Kohanaiki champions protecting and restoring its cultural and archaeological sites, including more than 40 ancient petroglyphs, 14 shrines made of hand-stacked lava stones, home sites that date back to AD 1020, a donkey corral, and a canoe house built out of native Ohia wood, rocks and Loulu palm leaves.

DETAILS Home sites from $750,000, private homes from $2.7 million, some available immediately,808. 329.5599, kohanaiki.com

3900 ALTON MIAMI BEACH, FLA.

THE BUZZ As Miami continues to lure the world's most innovative talents to design residential and hotel towers, locals are buzzing about acclaimed Catalan architect and interior designer Ricardo Bofill, who has been tapped to create the 78-residence 3900 Alton, his first large-scale condominium project in the United States. Constructed of transparent glass, the eight-story structure is rising in Mid-Beach, "an area known for quiet elegance and natural surroundings," says Camilo Miguel Jr., CEO of developer Mast Capital. Close to the Design District and Faena Arts District, the neighborhood is among the most desirable on Florida's Gold Coast. The glass construction communicates lightness—the building seems to float above street level—and abundant windows mean residents of every one- to four-bedroom apartment have wide-angle views of turquoise Biscayne Bay. Meanwhile, interior amenities include Poliform kitchens, frameless glass showers, Savant Home Automation and direct elevator access to the most coveted units.

WOW FACTOR Residents to be granted memberships at the Nobu Eden Roc Beach Club, with its prime strip of sand and Nobu restaurant. Chauffeur service courtesy of the house Tesla.

DETAILS From $780,000, available 2018, 305.674.6555, 3900alton.com

MONTAGE RESIDENCES PALMETTO BLUFF BLUFFTON, S.C.

THE BUZZ Among moss-draped live oaks in the marshy South Carolina Lowcountry, within 20,000 pristine acres bounded by three rivers, Montage Residences Palmetto Bluff is an exclusive enclave of 35 homes built on the waterfront and around a sprawling village green. In this haven for outdoor enthusiasts, homeowners have access to all the amenities within the Palmetto Bluff community, including the newly expanded Montage Palmetto Bluff Resort (Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course and May River Golf Club, lawn and racquet club, stables and equestrian center, shooting club, spa, seven restaurants, vibrant village and more). Spacious two- to five-bedroom residences, from 2,200 to 4,200 square feet, are carefully designed by local firm Pearce Scott Architects to preserve the natural environment and maintain the integrity of the local aesthetic. Traditional clapboard structures feature shuttered windows, Savannah brick walkways and chimneys, and raised-seam metal roofs. Inside, fireplaces, spacious kitchens, floors clad in local heart pine and great rooms that open onto wraparound porches redefine Southern charm and hospitality.

WOW FACTOR Montage residents can explore the 32 miles of waterfront and many nearby islands on a private cruise aboard the community's restored 1913 60-foot antique motor yacht, Grace.

DETAILS From $1.2 million, available now, 843.706.6569, montageresidencespalmettobluff.com

MR. C RESIDENCES LOS ANGELES, CALIF.

THE BUZZ Brothers Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani, fourth-generation hospitality impresarios, are continuing to bring their legendary family's brand of la dolce vita to the West Coast with Mr. C Residences—five four-story, uberluxe homes. Created by California architect Ray Kappe, with interiors by Italian designer Marcello Pozzi, each sumptuous, light-filled, fully furnished quadruplex (ranging from 1,900 to 3,358 square feet) is rich in amenities: a projector and fully-integrated, hightech sound system in each entertainment room; chef-caliber kitchen; private entry and elevator; and, of course, preferential access to the white-glove services (concierge, spa, fitness center, housekeeping, room service) of Mr. C Beverly Hills, the haute hotel right next door.

WOW FACTOR In what is likely to be one of his last projects, award-winning architect Kappe complements his clean, simple, geometric lines with the abundant use of glass throughout, from walls to staircases. Some units feature an all-enclosed glass dining area that protrudes from the building, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor transition.

DETAILS Slated to be some of the priciest in Beverly Hills (more than $3,000 per square foot), available fall 2016, 424. 344.8937, mrcresidences.com

PORTA FORTUNA OCEAN RESIDENCES AT PUNTA MITA PUNTA MITA, MEXICO

THE BUZZ Conceived by Mexico's premier master planner and developer DINE, the exclusive resort and residential oasis of Punta Mita sits pretty on western Mexico's rapidly developing Riviera Nayarit, roughly 28 miles north of Puerto Vallarta. Surf's up year-round on this windswept peninsula, which is shared by the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and The St. Regis Resort Punta Mita, two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, and 13 distinct developments with a variety of real estate ownership options—from golf course-view condos to singular oceanfront villas. Currently under construction, Porta Fortuna is a collection of 11 single-level luxury homes, from 3,866 to 4,000 square feet, tucked between two fairways and the Pacific Ocean, and overlooking the Bay of Banderas. These sweet escapes are the work of renowned Mexican architect Genaro Nieto Ituarte and interior designer Uribe Krayer, who have blended contemporary Mexican architecture with understated elegance—a neutral color palette, native woods, handcrafted marble details and pops of vibrant blue accents.

WOW FACTOR An optional par-three, 199-yard hole on the championship Pacifica Course, "Tail of the Whale" (aka Hole 3B) holds the distinction of being the only naturally occurring island green in the world. At low tide, golfers can walk across a sandbar to the rock-fringed atoll; at high tide, they ride across the vast hazard in an amphibious golf cart.

DETAILS Porta Fortuna residences from $3 million, available early 2017, 888.647.0979, puntmita.com

Share The Space

Fractional ownership in Timbers Residences offers the same amenity-rich experience you'd find in a five-star hotel, but in the comfort and privacy of a multimillion-dollar home, townhouse or condo. Plus, a reciprocity program means you can trade and travel to more than 15 properties in ski, golf, leisure and beach destinations, from Scottsdale, Ariz., to Tuscany, Italy; from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Napa, Calif. Here are two of the newest properties in the esteemed Timbers portfolio.

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGHLIFE

Gastronomes come to Aspen, Colo., for the Food and Wine Classic in late spring; music and art lovers gather for the many cultural festivals of summer; movie fans arrive for the awardworthy film fest each fall; skiers and snowboarders are drawn by the powdery slopes of winter. In the heart of the historic destination's downtown, Dancing Bear Aspen - A Timbers Residence Club is opening Mountainside, its second (and final) building. With architecture by O'Bryan Partnership and interiors by NCH Design, it features 10 three-bedroom, 3 ^-bathroom corner residences (available for 1/8 interest, which ensures at least six weeks of getaway time per year) and one fractional-ownership penthouse boasting more than 3,200 square feet of interior living space and 3,500 square feet of outdoor living space. Common areas include a screening room; private dining room with wine cellar; gym; toy-stocked playroom for kids; rooftop deck with hot tubs and fire pits; and the new Zen Den rejuvenation spa featuring hydrotherapy, an oxygen aromatherapy lounge and a flotation tank. From $795,000 for 1/8 fractional interest, available immediately, 970.236.6640, dancingbearaspen.com

ALOHA SPIRIT

A 450-acre oceanfront resort and master-planned community named Hokuala (meaning "rising star") is in the works on the cliffs of Lihue, along the sunny southeastern coast of Kauai. The first of many real estate opportunities in this dramatic locale is Timbers Kauai - Ocean Club & Residences. With architecture and design by Poss Architecture + Planning of Aspen, the two-, three- and four-bedroom residences—available for whole or fractional ownership—have open floor plans and huge lanais, maximizing views of the ocean and mountains, and making the most of the breeze, sun and moon. Meanwhile, a full array of extraordinary amenities includes access to a private restaurant specializing in farm-fresh Hawaiian food, a two-tier infinity-edge pool that seems to spill into the Pacific Ocean, a picturesque Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, endless shore trails and the glorious beach. From $350,000 for 1/12- and 1/6-fractional interest, from $2 million for whole ownership of oceanfront town homes and condominium residences, available summer 2017, 808.720.6798, hokualakauai.com

GLASSWORKS The NYC skyline serves as a wraparound mural through floor-to-ceiling windows, while white oak floors lend the space a light, airy feeling.

CASA GRAND An artist's rendering of a villa planned for the initial phase of development reveals 4,000 square feet of outdoor living space. Not shown: two golf cart parking spots.

GOING COASTAL Flow-through floor plans and generous sunrise-to-sunset terraces make for elevated beachfront living in residences in the south tower.

HEIGHT OF LUXURY An impeccably appointed two-story penthouse boasts spectacular views and custom design features such as a modern, stepped ceiling and a floating staircase.

HANG TIME Active pursuits run the gamut, from deep-sea fishing to stand-up paddleboarding; relaxing poolside at this Shay Zak-designed home is also a refreshing option.

BY DESIGN Master architect Ricardo Bofill, along with landscaping firm Naturalficial, blends water, glass and lush tropical vegetation that crawls over the pool deck.

GREEN SCENE The 7,171-yard course winds through the May River Forest, and golfers often walk, rather than ride in a cart, to experience the natural beauty

FULLY FURNISHED Modern Italian design in the living rooms includes modular white leather sofas, Knoll and Paulistano chairs, and polished chrome coffee tables.

WATER WORLD The private Playa Fortuna beach club, Sufi Restaurant and more than 340 days of sunshine per year are world-class perks of ownership.

LOFTY TASTE A sleek granite and stainless steel gourmet kitchen and Villeroy & Boch china are conducive to warm gatherings at mealtime.

LAND'S END Nearly one mile of cliffs and coastal trails offers dramatic ocean and mountain views from every part of the property.

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