The 10 Most Sought-After Properties and Attractive Locations

We analyzed customer behavior and can reveal real estate listings that had the most views on in September 2018. Six properties are located in the United States, with California, Florida and New York being the most popular locations. Other hot lots included a villa in Majorca, a mansion in Canada and a chalet in Norway. And the prices ranged from almost $2,000,000 for a Norway chalet to $250,000,000 for 33,800 acres of land in Texas. 

Sam Real and Engel & Völkers present a French Chateau in the heart of Beverly Hills Estates Section. This 28,000 square foot palace is built and decorated in a modern version of the baroque style, has 11 fireplaces and surrounded by the French gardens. Amenities include a European spa with wet & dry saunas, fitness center, game room, and a screening room. Technology is also featured in the form of a state of the art Crestron system. The property also has a 3 bedroom guest house and a grand motor court that can accommodate 40 cars.
Beverly Hills, CA, United States
The most stunning home in the exclusive guard-gated community of Gables Estates. Premiere 255 feet of water frontage with 160 feet dock situated on the widest part of the canal just two houses away from the bay with direct ocean access. Extraordinary 2017 home with the views of garden and waterway will exceed any expectations of a unique lifestyle. It features impressive master suite with sitting area overlooking the water and enormous marble bathroom spa style with outdoor summer shower, 14 seat estate of the art theater room with optic ceiling lighting, game room with wet bar and wine cellar. Outdoor entertainment area with summer kitchen and Teppanyaki table, covered terraces, rooftop deck, and infinity edge heated pool with fire bowls and fountains.
Coral Gables, FL, United States
A historic masterpiece of its time, the Crown Penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue is in a class of its own and the most magnificent trophy residence on Madison Square Park. Designed by Pembrooke and Ives and spanning three floors, with over 10,000SF of living space and 5,730SF of terraces, this 5-bedroom penthouse has the truly majestic proportions. With four exposures providing 56’ of frontage along the Park and vistas of downtown Manhattan’s most coveted architecture, the pre-war details inside are equally matched with the iconic views revealed by its elegant arched windows. The foyer opens into a dramatic atrium with its breathtaking bronze staircase as its centerpiece. The Crown’s ceiling height, coupled with its gallery-sized walls, make this penthouse an art collector’s life goal.
New York, NY, United States
In the middle of South-Norway, between Oslo and Bergen, lies Hemsedal — a ski eldorado with one of Norway's largest ski resorts and about 210 km of prepared cross-country tracks. There are also many things to do when the snow is gone; The Heimsila River, one of the world's best trout rivers, offers fantastic fly fishing opportunities, and the lush and varied natural surroundings create an ideal base for activities such as hiking, climbing, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Hustadhagen property is a magnificent chalet, beautifully situated, overlooking the valley and the mountain tops. It is built to the highest standard and highest construction technology quality and has very versatile uses with a total of 14 bedrooms. The main building is composed of a big hall, a stunning living room with fireplace and exit to terraces and beautifully lit rooms. There are also a separate apartment on the lower floor and a 2 levels annex.
This extraordinary property builds in the highest construction standards of using only the best of materials. Its clever design and clear lines combine the Mediterranean way of life with modern day comfort and the latest technology. The south facing property is positioned in such a way that all rooms offer uninterrupted views to the bay and the harbor of Palma. The bright main floor impresses with the entrance, living room with fireplace and winery, and extensive partly covered terrace with a summer kitchen and an outdoor pool. The master bedroom suite on the upper floor has its own terrace and garden with a tropical outdoor shower, which combines full privacy with an amazing sea view. On the same floor, there are three more bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms. The lower floor boasts an ample SPA and gym, sauna and a 30 m² indoor pool. A highlight is the 4 m² window that looks from the SPA straight into the outdoor pool creating a lovely play of light in the SPA area.
Palma, Spain
On Southampton's prized Meadow Lane, this stately beach residence comprising 3.35 acres and 535 ft waterfront in total, commands 360-degree unobstructed views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Shinnecock Bay. Complete with its own private dock and mooring, the property is approached through a large full-circle driveway surrounded by well-manicured gardens and mature plantings. The three-tiered white-stained shingle-sided home is replete with outdoor decks, terraces, and patios on all levels. The Steven Gambrel designed interiors, with dark polished floors, layered accents, and curated materials create a beautiful but welcoming coastal retreat. The home is designed in a way to provide an ocean view from most of the rooms including a formal dining room and family room. The ocean-facing heated Gunite pool and spa are sited off the family room, while a central elevator conveniently serves all three levels. The beach-front lower level offers a media/recreation room, gym, three full baths, wine cellar, laundry with double washer/dryer, wet bar for the full length covered terrace, and access to the connected two-car garage.
Southampton, NY, United States
Although the Cayman Islands enjoy year-round sunshine and a temperate climate, this benefit is eclipsed in most people’s eyes by the Islands’ offshore status. The Cayman Islands are well known as a financial centre on the world's stage and provide the highest quality of lifestyle available in a tax neutral environment, making it very appealing to people of high net worth to seek residency here — a position which is actively encouraged by the local government and, as a British Overseas Territory, is a very stable option. There are a number of destinations in the world that are able to offer offshore status to a greater or lesser degree, but the Cayman Islands have no local taxes whatsoever: no property tax, no income tax, no capital gains tax and no inheritance tax. And Castillo Caribe offers an opportunity to combine this with privacy, security, luxury, and lifestyle all on a pristine white sandy beach overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea.
George Town, Cayman Islands
Chester Hal is, without question, one of Canada’s finest estates. It’s a trophy property of the highest order designed for both formal business entertaining and extraordinary family gatherings with nearly 10 acres of direct waterfront on Lake Ontario and within easy highway reach of Toronto’s financial district and the international airport. Completed in 2006, following five years of careful contemplation, planning, and construction, the estate is evocative of the great country castles of England. Built to look 100 years old, Chester Hall will never age thanks to classic, timeless, and balanced architecture. It’s a place where a sense of calm, space, privacy, happiness, and security prevails. The home is surrounded by country club rolling lawns and four-season gardens with thousands of trees and shrubs. Interiors are decorated with quarter-sawn white oak flooring, plaster molding, and custom cabinetry and elegant precast fireplace mantels (most with gas log insets). Well, yes, Chester Hall is a world-class residence to celebrate the very best that life has to offer.
Oakville, Canada
Sweetwater Mesa is the ultimate Malibu dream home that will be completed by the Q3 2019. This 11,200 SF lot located in Serra Retreat, one of Malibu's most prestigious gated enclaves on a very rare 50 private acres. This state-of-the-art brand new custom built modern 11,200 sq ft masterpiece on a very rare 50 private acres merely is heaven on earth. Years in the design & approval stage, we are now under construction & anticipate completion in approx. 14 months, Q3 2019. The home is professionally designed by renowned architect Brian Biglin AIA, has beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, coastlines and the Malibu Pier and set just minutes to barefoot walks on the beach, nature hikes, Cross Creek restaurants, and Pacific Coast Highway. Amenities include an 80 ft infinity pool, gym, spa, movie theatre, 5 bedrooms, 8 baths, parking for 20+ cars, top of the line chef's kitchen, 4 car garage & large motor court.
Malibu, CA, United States
Sandow Lakes Ranch is a truly unique property in a state of Texas. It was acquired by Alcoa Corporation in the 1950s and went back on the market in the 2016th. The 33,800 acres feature dichotomous elements working in harmony with modern business development. Here are some statistics. Water resources include surface waters (with 14 lakes and 48,379 acre-feet of water from the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer) and ground waters (permitted 44,000 acre-feet of water per year). Mineral rights include 5,564 acres with 100% oil and gas minerals and 22,489 acres with 60% oil and gas minerals. It is estimated that 200 million ton of lignite coal remains in the buffer Sandow acreage. 100% of owned minerals will be conveyed. Industrial complex has full utilities in place. And let don’t forget lush grasslands, protected marsh and wetlands, and beautiful, serene areas with wildlife thrive across the property.
Rockdale, TX, United States