On the Market: 10 Homes With Spectacular Glass Ceilings

Looking to relax and soak in some natural light without leaving home? These glass ceilings prove that the sky is the limit.

Florida

16111 Aberdeen Way – Miami Lakes, FL | $4,495,000

A must see one of a kind contemporary masterpiece Adorned with modern finishes & stunning highlights; enjoy fine living in over an acre of land. Outfitted with a custom glass-dome pavilion as you enter the property, this home welcomes you to enjoy the sheen Miami sunshine. Over 7000 sqft of construction feature 5 beds, 6 baths, plus office, media room, bar, breakfast lounge, fireplace sitting room, sun parlor, and an expansive gourmet kitchen by Italkraft with Miele appliances. The exterior sports a custom 6-hole mini golf course, LED lighted hardcourt tennis/basketball court and 28,000-gallon oversized Pool with alfresco outdoor vibes & luscious landscaping overlooking expansive views on Don Shulas famed golf course. 14 Car Motorcourt. This home is waiting for a sophisticated new owner.

New York City

The Marquand, 11 East 68th Street, PHW – Lenox Hill, NY | $39,000,000

This palatial and dramatic triplex, perched at the top of the Marquand Condominium offers the discerning buyer the best of all worlds: location, scale, light, and multiple outdoor spaces. Every surface of this home is graced with exotic finishes and unique materials and is designed and executed to the highest standard. At approximately 6200 interior and 2600 exterior square feet, this stunning home is a rare find.

A private open landing welcomes you to a large gallery and a monumental sculptural staircase connecting all levels and crowned with a skylight bringing the light throughout the home. An open loft style entertaining space with corner living room impresses with city, skyline and park views and a dramatic stone clad fireplace. The living room flows gracefully into the dining room which comfortably seats 20 and features a wet bar. The sleek chef’s kitchen with retractable wall for more formal entertaining offers a spacious breakfast room with a window facing the park and outstanding custom metal cabinets by St. Charles, calacatta marble countertops and backsplash, double sinks with Dornbracht fixtures and top-of-the-line chef appliances by Subzero, Wolf and Asko.

On the north side of the floor, there are two masterfully designed home offices (one with gas fireplace and stunning built-in library shelves that easily can convert back to two additional bedrooms), an open media/family room and two well-proportioned bedrooms, each with en-suite bath. There is also a professionally designed staff/laundry room with double washer/dryer and a full bath. A powder room clad in slabs of African Saint Laurent marble completes this floor.

Ascend the stair or use the elevator to the fabulous upper entertaining room where you are immediately transported into an oasis of luxury and refinement. This sun-drenched room has 11-foot ceilings and is furnished with an indoor/outdoor gas fireplace clad in African Saint Laurent marble. There is a full restaurant style backlit bar carved from a slab of white onyx, a wine refrigerator and dishwasher. Floor to ceiling French doors surround the room and lead to a stunning 700 square foot wrap terrace with views towards the park and southern skyline, and featuring a massive fireplace clad in stone, full summer kitchen and lavish dining area for 16 special guests around the firepit dining table.

Back inside, the north side of the floor is the palatial Master Bedroom suite, which features a spectacular 11-foot high atelier style window with stunning open northern views a private planted terrace, two custom-outfitted dressing rooms lined in Japanese lacquer maple wood, an opulent spa bathroom clad in book matched slabs of panda marble with a deep spa tub, large steam shower, two water closets and double vanity with nickel storage cabinets.

Completing this one-of-a-kind home, the top floor includes a sun room/gym, an elegant powder room and a sumptuous 256 square foot terrace offering extraordinary views of the city.

A large storage room trades with the apartment.

11 East 68th Street is a white glove, boutique condominium, with just 26 apartments, in one of the most desirable locations on the upper east side. Amenities include a gym, children’s playroom and live in resident manager.

116 East 70th Street – Lenox Hill, NY | $23,000,000

TRIPLE MINT TOWNHOUSE ON PRIME BLOCK

Located on one of the best town house blocks on the upper east side, this historic single-family home has been newly renovated and is ready to move in. Built in 1869, and reimagined in 1899 by master builder Michael Reed, this home is a jewel. All mechanical, electrical, HVAC, plumbing and windows were recently replaced, in addition to the floors on the top 2 levels, resulting in a truly mint home which offers every modern convenience in a classic space which retains many original details.

At 20 feet wide, with a distinctive stucco facade and 2 story copper bay windows, the house stands 5 stories with a full basement and elevator which services the first through the fifth floors. This stunning home features 5 or 6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 5 half baths. Prized outdoor space includes a 12′ deep entry courtyard, a newly landscaped 26′ deep south-facing garden off the breakfast room, and two southern terraces (off the second-floor dining room and fourth-floor bedroom), which bring exceptional light and air into the home.

The house is accessed by 2 entrances leading to an entry gallery which leads to the cozy den area and top of the line chef’s kitchen. A sun filled glass enclosed breakfast area opens to the sunny private garden. Adjacent to the family kitchen is a large prep kitchen, with one of 2 laundry areas in the house, additional storage space and another windowed powder room as well as stairs leading to a second butler’s pantry.

The second floor is graced by a stunning living room with a wood-burning fireplace, soaring 12’6″ ceilings, and large bay windows that that overlook 70th Street. A gracious landing connects the living room to the formal dining room with 11’9″ ceilings, a terrace, and an adjacent butler’s pantry that’s accessible from downstairs. This level also has a powder room.

The third, or primary bedroom floor is comprised of a stunning front library with tree line views of 70th street from the bay window, a wood-burning fireplace and powder room. The quiet, south facing bedroom has large windows overlooking the garden and features 2 walk-in closets and a beautifully appointed master bath with two sinks and a stall shower.

The fourth floor is comprised of 2 bedrooms, each with 2 closets and en-suite bath, and the rear bedroom has a lovely terrace facing the garden.

The fifth floor is currently set up with a large, bright entertainment space in the front, with high ceilings, wood burning fireplace and skylight. The south side of this floor has 2 bedrooms. There is ample closet space for each room as well as a shared bath, making this an ideal location for guests or staff. There is ladder access leading to the roof.

The basement has abundant storage, double set of washer/dryers, cedar closets and a powder room.

This stunning home is a jewel to behold.

27 Great Jones Street, PHE – NoHo, NY | $8,975,000

One of a kind Duplex Penthouse on coveted Great Jones St. in Prime Noho. In a classic loft condo with direct elevator access on both floors, you’ll find authentic loft features reimagined with modern conveniences for the discriminating buyer. Encompassing over 3,000 interior sq. ft., the main floor showcases 10 oversized windows, generous room proportions with double height ceilings and a wood burning fireplace in the sun flooded great room. The open windowed kitchen has been upgraded with top of the line appliances as well as chic, wide plank walnut cabinetry and chef’s island. The generous dining area is placed under a atrium skylight, a plus for entertaining. A first floor master suite is South facing and includes a beautifully finished windowed bath and a massive outfitted walk in closet as well as additional separate storage. Upstairs you’ll find an unobstructed North facing terrace, the third, smaller bedroom and the second master suite, with a sleek master bath, a walk in closet and secluded South facing terrace through sliding California doors. From here you can access the roof top terrace, providing 360 degree views highlighting the Freedom Tower. The 1,500 sq. ft. of private outdoor space, comprised of 3 terraces, is accessed through floor to ceiling glass doors. North, South and East unobstructed exposures fill the loft with abundant light throughout the day. Replete with hardwood floors, custom cabinetry and built ins for efficient storage, this presents as the Crown Jewel in one of the first pre war loft condo’s in Noho, Downtown’s most desirable destination.

Long Island

10 Lands End – Locust Valley, NY | $28,500,000

LOCUST VALLEY_LANDS END MANOR. Introducing the extraordinary Lands’ End Manor, a thirty-two-acre “Gold Coast” waterfront estate in Locust Valley that has been home to only two families since 1929. During the “Roaring Twenties,” a farm and farmhouse built circa 1850 was transformed by Walker & Gillette, the most renowned architectural firm of the 20th century, into the grand Georgian Colonial mansion that stands today. Offering incomparable serenity and seclusion, the majestic property encompasses exquisite and historic gardens, lush woodlands, bucolic horse pastures, and a working farm framed by beautiful and expansive views of the Long Island Sound. Frequent guests included F. Scott Fitzgerald whose observations while there inspired his novel, “The Great Gatsby.” A five-stall stable with 1 bedroom groomsmen apartment and 4 car attached garage, six-bedroom guest house, caretaker cottages, greenhouses, pool and Georgian pool house, and much more complete this rare & magnificent estate.

New York

Petre Island – Carmel, NY | $9,950,000

One of the region s most exciting offerings, this remarkable private island offers 2 Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes: the original 1950s guest house and the spectacular 4-bedroom main residence cantilevered over Lake Mahopac. An architectural masterpiece showcasing the pinnacle of design and engineering, the property offers an amazing backdrop for living and entertaining surrounded by the stunning beauty of the 593-acre lake. A second guest house, tea house, beach, dock and helipad add to the many pleasures of this pristine oasis, ideally located 1 hour north of New York City. A quick helicopter ride from Manhattan or Westchester Airport, or a 5-minute boat ride from the mainland insure easy access to this extraordinary setting.

128 Mead Street – Waccabuc, NY | $8,900,000

Sequestered on 55-acres, this exceptional country estate in historic Waccabuc is a peaceful retreat. Bordered by the Waccabuc Country Club Golf Course and three preserves, this exquisite 7725-sf Georgian-style residence flawlessly integrates sophisticated country elegance with sought-after modern amenities & timeless design. Classically appointed formal rooms, lavish spaces for entertaining & luxurious areas for everyday living includes main level office, stunning glass-enclosed conservatory, billiards room, custom chef s kitchen & airy garden room with doors to an expansive stone patio. Four en suite bedrooms include the master suite with sitting room, oversized terrace & spa-like master bath. Third level playroom/study area & gym. Roof-top cupola with breathtaking 360 views. Beautiful grounds highlighted by sensational in-ground pool & spa with pool house complex, outdoor fireplace and a professional grade tennis court. Utterly private, yet convenient to shops, train,

Connecticut

 

15 Saw Mill Road – Ridgefield, CT | $4,295,000

Step back in time with an 8,000 s.f. stunning, stone villa located on 4.7 acres of land overlooking a pond, waterfall, lawn and woods ….within close proximity to charming Main Street in Ridgefield, CT and close proximity to horse farms and riding stables. Custom-built in 1998, the stone villa exudes an old world charm with its slate roof, deck and terraces overlooking the pond and waterfall, and custom designed wrought iron railing along the terraces and deck. The 9.000 s.f. gem boasts of mahogany Tischler windows throughout the house as well as custom- made mahogany doors, staircases, cabinets, and bookcases. Most stunning is the foyer with its double mahogany staircases and a 26 foot high, vaulted ceiling crowned with custom-designed, hand-cut, stained glass window panels of wild flowers. The first floor of the house is open-spaced with an eat-in kitchen overlooking the family room, a dining room, 26 foot high foyer with double mahogany staircases and a stained glass vaulted ceiling, library, formal living room, two 1/2 bathrooms and three fireplaces. Mahogany is throughout the first floor with Tischler windows and custom designed doors, kitchen and family room cabinets, book cases, fireplace mantels, staircases, ceiling trim and floor baseboards. Oak floors are 5 inches wide and trimmed with custom designs.

Colorado

855 Brush Creek Road – Aspen, CO | $4,995,000

Privacy, views and convenience! Perched above Brush Creek, this single family home boasts views from the Snowmass Ski Resort, across the 800 acre Droste Open Space, and down the valley to McLain Flats and beyond. This home is situated on a private 2 acres with expansive decks to entertain and take in the hot air balloons that float the canyons in the early mornings. There are 4 generous bedrooms with en suite baths and separate decks to relax, both inside and out. Ability to convert office/den to a 5th bedroom or possibly an enviable bunk room! The home also offers great separation of space with an entire floor dedicated for guests or family. The large living room opens up to panoramic outdoor living spaces, making this a perfect destination to relax or entertain!

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