by Abigail Finn
Get an early peek at some of our agents’ favorite new property listings in New York City, the Hamptons, South Florida, and beyond.
Enjoy our weekly survey of some of Corcoran’s best new home listings across the country. Among this week’s picks: A classic Prospect Lefferts Gardens townhouse, a cutting-edge Hudson Valley retreat, a rare Palm Beach penthouse, a soaring Santa Barbara villa, and a historic cottage compound in the Phoenix suburbs.
What’s Here: A one-of-a-kind artist’s loft that brings a taste of downtown uptown, tucked into an Art Deco co-op that’s just above the Riverside Park soccer fields. There’s exposed beams and hardwood floors throughout, along with a custom staircase up to the bedroom. The open kitchen offers plentiful plate-and-gadget storage.
What We Love: That 17-foot skylit ceiling.
What’s Here: One of the classic Neo-Renaissance townhouses erected by E.H. Bishop & Sons, a prominent developer-builder of brownstones throughout Brooklyn, within the Lefferts Manor Historic District. The home’s original c.1910 front doors reveal nearly 2,500 square feet of impeccable elegance, with three bedroom, two-and-a-half baths, three wood-burning fireplaces, and a spacious backyard.
What We Love: Paneling, entablature, and other vintage ornamentation that’s as intricate and elegant as the 100-year-old rose bushes in the garden.
What’s Here: 5,000 square feet of historic, hilltop home that brings together the best of urban and suburban living. The two-family residence offers six total bedrooms and four baths, with gut-renovated kitchen spaces in both units. Van Cortlandt Park, and the Park Hill neighborhood of Yonkers, are just blocks out both front doors.
What We Love: A litany of pre-war details including classic millwork, coffered ceilings, and hardwood paneling.
The Hamptons/North Fork
What’s Here: A quintessential modern beach house with five bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, and a sun-drenched great room with a stunning fireplace wall as its focal point. There’s a wrapping second-floor terrace that overlooks the heated gunite pool and expansive outdoor entertaining areas.
What We Love: The serene full-acre parcel (not to mention those ocean views).
What’s Here: A century-old stalwart of English elegance in the heart of Southampton Village, renovated to emphasize its traditional feel on today’s terms. The four-bedroom residence has three bathrooms, a formal dining room, and a comfortable home office, along with an exceptional kitchen. Intimate gathering areas indoors fade seamlessly outside to charming, garden-filled grounds, complete with a free-form pool.
What We Love: How it’s just minutes to town or the beach.
What’s Here: “Sylvan Rock,” the breakout residential collaboration of S3 Architecture the Aston Martin Design Team. The 55+ acre sustainable estate, on track for late-2021 completion, is a sophisticated masterwork of wellness-forward living, with on-site modern farming, a spa pavilion, and three unique guest pods — equally ideal as home office or learning space.
What We Love: The architect-designed treehouse, and a custom wine cellar accented in Aston Martin’s trademark crosshatch lattice.
What’s Here: A veritable 2+ acre compound moments outside one of Westchester’s most storied river towns, located at the end of a cul-de-sac with access to the adjacent Croton Aqueduct Trail. The Mediterranean Revival main residence (c.1912) is complemented by a congruent guest house, together totaling 11,000+ square feet with 7 bedrooms and 7.5 baths.
What We Love: The indoor pool and spa, housed in a skylit wood-paneled pavilion.
What’s Here: A stunning full-floor residence in iconic Glass South Beach, boasting three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and a sleek Calacatta marble kitchen with Sub-Zero and Gaggenau appliances. An expansive, glass-edged terrace wraps the home, with access offered by every room.
What We Love: Even the bathroom vanity has a view.
What’s Here: An extravagant rarely-available penthouse at The Villas, an inimitable co-op with the most coveted address in Palm Beach. This four-bedroom, four-bath residence offers views of the Intracoastal Waterway and the storied Everglades Club links, with all the shops and restaurants of Worth Avenue right out your front door.
What We Love: A gorgeously-landscaped terrace that makes you forget you’re not in a ground-level backyard.
What’s Here: 21,000 square feet of Hamptons-style elegance, reigning over an unbeatable a 3.1 acre waterfront parcel with 6 bedrooms, a 7-car garage, and a landscaped backyard with a saltwater infinity pool. 200 feet of bulkheaded frontage on St. Andrew’s Bay reveals a private white sand beach and the opportunity to construct a 150′ dock.
What We Love: A private helipad to exclaim “to the chopper!” at whim and mean it.
What’s Here: A custom 5,311-square-foot residence on an even acre behind the gates of the coveted Lake Markham Preserve, with five bedrooms and five baths. You’ll find floor-to-ceiling windows, a chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and beautiful dark wood cabinetry, and even a home theater.
What We Love: The sprawling main suite with a private home office and views over the pool.
What’s Here: A three-bedroom, three-bath condo with panoramic views of Millennium Park, Lake Michigan, and the Windy City’s skyline. Walls of oversized windows frame the spacious floor plan, which offers a formal dining space and a home office. Full-service building amenities round out this turnkey urban home.
What We Love: The double main suites.
What’s Here: A stately two-bedroom Victorian in the charming Bernal Heights neighborhood, enjoying a scenic overlook of the city and its bay. The curb appeal doesn’t disappoint: Inside, you’ll find extra-high ceilings, a sunny living room nestled up against the bay window, newly-remodeled with marble countertops and stainless steel appliances.
What We Love: It’s a survivor — the home withstood the great 1906 Earthquake, which struck just six years after it was built.
What’s Here: A stunning villa on the Santa Barbara Riviera, with four bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. There’s gorgeous hardwood flooring throughout, beamed ceilings, a completely upgraded kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, and a spacious back patio with a built-in Viking barbecue.
What We Love: The grill-side putting green, sharing the home’s high-elevation views.
What’s Here: A rustic five-bedroom, seven-bathroom mountain retreat blending classic and modern. The lodge-style 6,000-square-foot home boasts a cavernous great room with vaulted ceilings and a hearty wood-burning fireplace. There’s ample space for comfortably entertaining guests — the private staircase up to the main suite can’t be underrated.
What We Love: That perfect warm-yet-rugged look.
What’s Here: A gorgeous four-bedroom home on the 9th green of the Jack Nicklaus golf course at the Four Seasons Hualailai. The majestic residence has four-and-a-half bathrooms, an open and airy floor plan with high, red cedar vaulted ceilings, and a detached guest home with two bedrooms — each with their own private lanais.
What We Love: The feeling of extreme privacy within a vibrant resort community.
What’s Here: A recently updated four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath townhouse that’s centrally located in South Cherry Creek. There’s a living room with a fireplace, a finished basement and a two-car garage. The main suite has a private balcony, and there’s a wonderful enclosed patio off the kitchen
What We Love: It’s right on Pulaski Park.
What’s Here: A unique and historic cottage compound in the Catlin Court Historic District, consisting of a one-bedroom main house and an additional one-bedroom casita across a common courtyard. The homes themselves have been thoughtfully-renovated, mingling modern necessity with charming original details.
What We Love: The spacious custom-built ramada, well-suited for covered outdoor entertaining on a grand scale.