Looking for a place to beat the heat? Feast your eyes on one of the hottest equestrian offerings on the market. Just 45 minutes from downtown Dallas, El Milagro Retreat is a sprawling, 50-acre residential estate, and working equestrian ranch that lives like a five-star resort. Whether you want to take a dip in the infinity-edge pool, go for a horseback ride, train your prized mare, or host the entire family for summer vacation, this majestic beauty has it all.
Ah, to have a summer house in the Hamptons. Many say there is nothing quite like it, and for good reason. Whether it’s the sea-salted air and pristine sandy beaches, or the quaint boutiques and gourmet eateries you’re after, we have found the perfect summer retreat that puts you minutes from it all. Meet 361 North Sea Mecox Road in Southampton, N.Y. — a lovingly restored 1910 farmhouse that beckons you to get out of the city, reconnect with nature, and enjoy the view.
At a staggering 5,750 feet, Livermore Ranch is the highest elevation ranch home in the state of Texas, currently offered by Hall and Hall for $17.5 million. Nestled in the heart of the Davis Mountains and encompassing all of Brooks Mountain, it’s described as “the last of the great places,” located just 30 miles west of Fort Davis, and a short 25-mile drive to Marfa, the vibrant arts hub of “Prada Marfa” fame.
The property at 1019 E. Hells Gate Dr. in Graford, Texas, is currently listed for $7 million.
Anyone familiar with North Texas knows that the Hell’s Gate Fireworks Show at Possum Kingdom Lake is hands down the best July 4 party around. And if Possum Kingdom is the lake of the summer, then Hell’s Gate is the party cove. Here boaters, water skiers, and sunbathers flock to see and be seen at one of the hottest lakefront celebrations of the season.
This year we called on the experts to narrow down the best spots on the lake to celebrate. Whether you’re in the market for a splurge, or looking for a steal, each of these lake homes offer spectacular outdoor spaces for entertaining, and exceptional views of the Hell’s Gate fireworks. Get your pocketbooks ready people, these properties are hot, hot, hot!
2010 GCR 14N Kremmling, CO is currently offered for $28,500,000 by Jack Wolfe of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Tired of the heat? Want to get away? We’ve located an ultra-luxury escape, secluded by nature and boasting pristine Rocky Mountain views, with a whopping 24,000-square-foot Jon Gunson designed lodge that will instantly put you in a Colorado state of mind.
1442 CR 1531 Road Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Currently listed for $3,300,000 by John Whiteside, Photos Courtesy of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
If you were a musician in the ’70s and ’80s, you probably heard of Eric T. Schabacker. Well known in the recording industry and Orlando music scene as founder of Bee Jay Recording Studios, Schabacker was the first person to use computers in the recording business and worked with noted bands and artists from Michael Jackson, James Brown, and Emmylou Harris, to Joey Dee & The Starliters, Rossington Collins Band, Gary Wright, Backstreet Boys, Jimmy Page, and Lynard Skynard, to name a few. You can read all about Schabacker’s illustrious music career here, but today’s story is about the house that Schabacker built.
1003 Boreas Pass Road Breckenridge, Colorado is currently listed for $2,300,000. Photo Courtesy – LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
If you’re on the hunt for the perfect vacation home in the mountains, Breckenridge, Colo., has a newly constructed modern masterpiece just minutes from a Free Ride Transit System that will take you directly to the slopes.
458 Vail Valley Road R2, Vail, Colo. — Photos: Courtesy LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
Nestled on the majestic slopes of Vail Mountain in the coveted Golden Peak building, lies one of the few ski-in/ski-out penthouses in Vail, boasting unrivaled Gore Range views, and privileged membership to the Gold Peak Passport Club, offering exclusive perks like mountainside parking, ski valet, and impressive après ski opportunities.