On the Market: 9 Homes With Amazing Gardens

Lush and manicured, these home gardens prove April’s showers truly do bring May flowers.

Long Island

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

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.


205 Round Hill Road – Greenwich, CT | $12,995,000

Round Hill Roads iconic ”Israel Peck Estate” is an exquisite 1820 architectural masterpiece. Situated on a parklike 5.12 acres, this legendary compound consists of a 9,500 SF updated classic estate featuring 7 bedrooms, 7.2 baths, beautifully appointed formal spaces, a gourmet chef’s kitchen, butler’s pantry, a massive breakfast & family room with fireplace. This home has been painstakingly restored, adding every modern amenity one could ask for while maintaining and preserving every original detail. The property features a pool, pool house, tennis court, and English gardens. A guest cottage, caretakers cottage, and garaging for six cars complete this estate. Located moments from town, shops, train, and less than one hour to Manhattan. A rare opportunity!


31272 Broad Beach Road – Malibu, CA | $39,000,000

Envision yourself waking up everyday to the sound of crashing waves. Nestled in the most ideal location of Malibu’s famed Broad Beach, this architectural tour-de-force offers features and amenities that most can only dream of. With over 120′ of Pacific Ocean frontage on an acre of completely utilized land, you can live everyday as if you were on an extended vacation. As you enter the courtyard, you find yourself moved by lush and meticulously maintained gardens that span the color spectrum withfresh natural herbs, fruits and blossoms. This beachfront mansion generously offers functional living and entertaining space for a large household. Roam freely while enjoying the generous square footage within the largest property on Broad Beach. There is nothing ordinary about this palatial oceanfront estate. The magnitude of the home is accentuated by soaring ceilings, artistic Venetian plaster and hand crafted ornamental wall decor. The resort-like backyard enjoys the Pacific Ocean as its backdrop and offers lush, perfectly manicured landscape, sparking pool and direct access to your own slice of Broad Beach.


120 Carnarvon Drive – Houston, TX | $29,500,000

Escape to the English countryside in the heart of Houston at The Manor on Carnarvon. A quintessential, classic country estate, designed with extraordinary quality taking inspiration from some of Europes finest appointments and details. Situated on over four acres, this masterpiece mansion arranged over three floors, is meticulously crafted so every room looks over the park-like grounds and parterre gardens. Crafted in the finest luxury details, gold gilded accents, patina wall panels, silk upholstered walls, vaulted ceilings, authentic walnut flooring and French antique fountains. No detail or expense has been spared, one of Houstons most esteemed estates, private and secure, a wonderful blend of both intimacy and a place for gathering and entertaining.


5 Paumanok Road – Water Mill, NY | $6,995,000

More than 4.5 +/- acres of artistically designed gardens incorporating Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhismm, this Bridgehampton estate has to be seen to appreciate the unique concepts of design and creativity . A complex plan of gardens mindfully designed by Jian Guo Xu, a noted Chinese artist, and created by John Whitney, landscape and garden designer. The property’s feature garden structure with 500 year old doors is a replica of a 15th-century tem ple in Beijing. Winding paths, water gardens, bridges, stone sculptures, rocks, curved bridges, sitting areas, paths, trees and plantings are a masterful creation of Feng Shui design. Notable outdoor structures include an open-air pavilion adjacent to a koi pond, a pool/tea house with a full bath and shower and gazebo in the bamboo garden. Viewed from the main house and set within the gardens is a spectacular lagoon-like two-level pool and spa surrounded by natural stone patios and walkways. Additional features are traditional moon gate, stone sculptures, inlaid paths and meditating gardens incorporated into the landscape. The 9,000 +/- sq. ft. house has seven bedrooms, seven baths and five half baths. First floor has a large central living room, dining room, kitchen, two master bedrooms and guest bedrooms. The upper floor has a living room and library. The finished lower level has a living area, bedrooms, bathroom, wine cellar and glass doors that open to the lower pool area.


10687 Evans Ridge Road – Parker, CO | $12,900,000

Privacy, over the top luxury. Originally built as a family/corporate retreat, this stunning residence on 35-acres has approximately 45,212 sf with an elegant floor plan suited for entertaining on a grand scale. Features include impeccable furnishings, exquisitely detailed finishes, an entertainment wing, formal and informal dining areas, world-class sized wine cellar, and garage parking for 29 cars. Horses allowed. 11 minutes to Colorado Horse Park.The remarkable gated grounds encompass a long private driveway, stocked pond, expertly manicured gardens, and separate caretaker’s residence, all set against sweeping panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains. Property Includes furnishings, art collection, and wine. Steinway and Faziolo pianos excluded. www.serenityridgecolorado.com


47 Columbia Place – Brooklyn Heights, NY | $10,350,000

Situated on a picturesque Brooklyn Heights block, 47 Columbia Place wraps a secret world in a modern facade. Enter a reception landing from either the personal garage or front door, and the home reveals its charm and possibilities. Take a few short steps up to the entertaining and kitchen area, with all the chef’s needs at hand, and a dining space that floats above the double-height living area with garden views.

A double-height wall of glass begins a floor below in the living room, with its fieldstone, wood-burning fireplace and soaring views – and an invitation to the magical garden just outside-a 3 tiered landscape. Stone terraces and steps lead to sheltered nooks and water features, including a koi pond, rock gardens and waterfalls. This flow of water from the garden toward the living space emphasizes the idea of bringing nature into the home. A sheltered terrace creates the perfect space for outdoor cooking and dining.

The private bedroom levels open to sun and air, with one floor featuring three bedrooms, including one with wood-burning fireplace, and two full baths. The master-level floor includes a spacious master bedroom and bath with its own fireplace, a quiet library, and a private, open-air atrium and sitting area. There is central air throughout.

Special amenities include:
Grand fireplace in double height great room
Private atrium with waterfall & firepit next to master bedroom
Immaculate walled gardens with stone features, dual tiered waterfalls and all season koi pond
Chef’s kitchen Radiant heating
Attached heated garage
Crestron smart lighting
Sonos Sound System
Video surveillance system

1 Prospect Park West – Prospect Park, NY | Starting at $1,500,000

Timeless and handcrafted, One Prospect Park West is a collection of sixty-four curated one- to four-bedroom residences. Located on the charming corner of Prospect Park and Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn’s historic Park Slope, these elegant homes occupy a prestigious address.

Built at the height of the 1920s Golden Era, the building marries Classic Revival architecture with crafted luxury. The interior scheme has been thoughtfully realized by local and acclaimed designers Workstead, who have honored the original details of the building with meticulous care and attention. The residences feature ceilings soaring up to 13 feet, reclaimed heartwood pine floors and expansive windows that maximize light and dramatize vertical space. Generous foyers and living areas are warmed with simple wall moldings and curved arch details that soften edges and tailor rooms.

A carefully composed amenity collection offers moments and spaces for quiet respite, communal gatherings and modern convenience. A grand yet intimate and attended lobby welcomes residents, while the adjacent library invites time for reflection and pause. On the roof, landscape architects ODA have conceived a private world of gardens, terraces and meadows that meet the view of Manhattan beyond and parkland below.

  • Fully attended Lobby
  • Roof Terrace by ODA New York featuring a sun deck, lounge terrace, apple orchard with mature planted trees, outdoor kitchen with BBQ grills and views of Manhattan, Prospect Park and beyond
  • Paneled Resident’s Library
  • Boutique Fitness Studio and Movement Studio
  • Basketball Court
  • Spa and wellness amenities including a Steam Room
  • Children’s Playroom
  • Curated Art Gallery
  • Bicycle, package and cold storage
  • Private storage available for purchase



5980 N Bay Road, Miami Beach | $26,500,000

Situated behind private Gates is an exceptionally crafted, painstakingly realized example of classic, East Coast inspired Spanish Architecture infused with countless contemporary amenities and exquisite custom details. The 12,000 sq. ft main house is brimming with breathtaking classic American manor details, soul-soothing elements and chic modern comforts. With no detail or amenity overlooked, the interior boasts a chef-caliber kitchen, multiple formal and informal living areas, a well appointed master suite, wine room and state-of-the-art professional theater. A legacy property set proudly on 1 manicured acre, this six-bedroom, 9 bath & 2 half bath estate sits on the picturesque northern tip of Miami Beach and boasts sunset views from every room.

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