On the Market: Best Homes in which to Display your Art Collection

With Art Basel only days away, we’ve rounded up the best homes for living with art. Whether you have a collection of murals and lifesize paintings, or an assortment of beloved sculptures, these homes can accommodate all of your favorites. Bright, natural lighting, plenty of open, airy spaces and expansive walls allow for you to display your best pieces. Some of the homes are even being sold with their current art collection so you can get a jumpstart on surrounding yourself with inspiration.

Miami Beach

836 Espanola Way – Miami Beach, Florida | 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom | Price: $1,390,000

This 1936 home is listed on the National Historic Register and is considered one of the finest examples of “Med-Deco” architecture in Miami Beach.  This home is located on a beautiful, quiet street that’s a short walk to everything South Beach has to offer. Under the direction of award-winning designer Alex Alonso who won “Best Room Wins” featured on Bravo TV, this home has just completed a year-long total renovation and design. The original tile floors, beamed ceiling and Art Deco fireplace have been lovingly restored. It boasts a Bertazonni Italian Kitchen, Phillippe Starck and Porcelanosa bathrooms, wood Herringbone floors and a pool that rivals Miami’s hippest boutique hotels. Fabulous designer furnishings and well-curated artwork throughout. This luxurious home is being offered completely furnished, including the art, and is turnkey, awaiting its next art-loving owners.

Contact Sam Gaita or Francisco Navarro for more information.

1 Collins Avenue, PH 706 – Miami Beach, Florida | 4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom | Price: $10,950,000

This is the premier penthouse at One Ocean, designed by renowned architect Enrique Norten in the heart of Miami Beach’s South of Fifth neighborhood. The garden-like terrace has various sitting areas, a bar area and lush landscaping by Enzo Enea. The residence is being sold decorated and furnished by designer Sharon Rauvola. It is owned by Jorge Pérez who in addition to being chairman and CEO of The Related Group, is an art collector and philanthropist. Since donating a portion of his renowned Latin American art collection, the former Miami Art Museum has since been named The Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Contact Oren Alexander or Issac Lustgarten for more information.

Miami

1749 N Miami Ct. Apt 501/402 – Miami, Florida | 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms | Price: $4,200,000

This cutting-edge 7,110 sq. foot tri-level residence seamlessly integrates an industrial aesthetic with state-of-the-art modern amenities.  Soaring 22-foot high ceilings, perfect for displaying large works of art, against a backdrop of dark oak hardwood floors create an impressive sense of space.  An open kitchen includes expansive Soapstone countertops, stainless steel double Wolf ovens, Subzero refrigerator and two Subzero wine coolers. The private master bedroom on the top floor boasts spacious closets and ample room for a seating area or home office. Enjoy panoramic city views, sprawling living space and unparalleled attention to detail in the epicenter of Miami’s Arts and Entertainment District. The building offers 24-hour concierge and security, a fitness center, swimming pool, hot tub and a landscaped sundeck.

Contact Alison Zhuk for more information.

New York

Beaver Tower, 26 Beaver Street, PH – Financial District, New York | Loft | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | Price: $1,985,000

The stunning duplex enjoys exceptional privacy, a wraparound terrace and fantastic architectural views of lower Manhattan and beyond. Among the few co-operative buildings in the Financial District, this is a rare opportunity to create an expansive home in this totally unique, full-floor penthouse. Soaring ceilings up to 18 feet tall, large skylights, and three walls of windows facing south, east and north fill this loft with abundant natural light throughout the day. From the private elevator landing, ascend a private staircase that opens into the grand lower floor, which is comprised of an open living and dining area, kitchen and en suite bedroom. Upstairs you will find the master suite complete with an enormous dressing room/study and additional full bathroom.

Contact Zia O’Hara or Douglas Bowen for more information.

Hamptons

36 Herons Court – Water Mill, New York | 7 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms | Price:$7,495,000

Staged with high-quality artwork, curated by the Mark Humphrey Gallery, this newly-constructed approximately 5,900-square-foot home was expertly designed by McDonough & Conroy Architects and crafted by Hampton Builders. The home blends the timeless aesthetic of a shingled traditional with a modern floor plan, and clean, crisp finishes. Sited on a shy one-acre lot bordering an agricultural preserve, the home features sweeping southern views and privacy ensured by mature landscaping. This property includes a 20-foot-by-50-foot heated gunite pool with pool house plans in place, expansive bluestone patios perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining and an attached three-car garage with lower-level access.

Contact Francis Fineo or Martha Gundersen for more information.

Houston

2208 Westgate Drive – Houston, Texas | 4 Bedrooms,  4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom | Price: $2,899,900

Located in Glendower Court in the River Oaks area, this home takes its architectural cues from the Ibiza’s coastline; natural stone, plaster and natural wood, come together to create a true masterpiece. The secured entry gate opens into a scenic courtyard complete with a cocktail pool. An open floorplan with plenty of natural light and 12-foot ceilings incorporate a neutral backdrop of white oak beams and accents of bronze and brass fixtures. Clean, contemporary lines allow for your art collection to take center stage.

Contact Gigi Huang for more information.

Aspen

277 Danielson Drive – Aspen, Colorado | 7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms | Price: $16,900,000

Never before offered for sale, this private contemporary home is elegant and chic with the finest views in Starwood. Seclusion awaits you on these 2 parcels of land (4.5 acres total) including your own botanical gardens terraced thoughtfully throughout the backyard. The living areas look out to a stunning sculpture garden with stone pathways, meandering stream and 2 architectural bridges. This home has incredible space for hosting gatherings, featuring art or simply enjoying the views. Expansive white walls, stunning skylights and plenty of interior lighting options offer the perfect space to display your art collection.

Contact Marian Lansburgh or Jennifer Engel for more information.

San Francisco

950 Lombard St. – San Francisco, California | 6 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms | Price: $40,500,000

A home for the true art collector, this residence features a two-story, museum-grade art gallery. Designer, Troon Pacific, incorporated gallery lighting, pre-wired mechanisms for art hanging, humidity control and air conditioning, a rarity for the area, in order to preserve the art. The double-height space is designed for flexibility and can accommodate a variety of artistic works with its expansive, uninterrupted walls and spacious center area for sculptures or installations. A carved out, intimate nook is the perfect place for showcasing particularly prized pieces.

Contact Joshua Altman for more information.

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