Back in the days when steam trains were the most stylish way to travel, Philadelphia’s Main Line transported well-heeled captains of industry from their offices in the city, to palatial estates situated in the exclusive enclaves northwest of the city.
One frequent traveler on the Main Line was Colonel Robert L. Montgomery: clothier, investor, and founder of the storied investment firm that would come to be known as Janney Montgomery Scott. Col. Montgomery was a man of impeccable taste and considerable wealth, and his vast estate known as “Androssan” once spanned more than 800 acres.
This particular part of the Colonel’s [...]
There’s no shortage of swanky real estate in Crystal Bay, Nevada. After all, this exclusive little enclave is known as a haven for the wealthy. And who can blame them? The idyllic lakeside atmosphere is enough to put anyone’s mind at ease, and if that’s not enough, then the business-friendly Nevada tax laws don’t hurt, either.
Yes, there are plenty of beautiful homes in the Crystal Bay area, but none can really hold a candle to the estate at 580 Gonowabie Road. So what’s so special about this home?
Well, just look at it. For starters, this striking residence is a work of architectural art. From the vantage point on the street, [...]
Located a mere 8 miles from Manhattan, Alpine, New Jersey is the zip code of choice for the Big Apple’s well-heeled elite. It’s secluded, picturesque, and above all, it’s very exclusive. Alpine has been featured several times in Forbes’ shortlists of America’s most expensive zip codes, and its list of notable residents is a who’s who of entertainers, politicians, sports heroes, and wildly successful entrepreneurs.
But even in a borough where the median home price tops $4 million, 18 Frick Drive is in a league of its own. Locally known as Stone Mansion, this stunning estate is a tour-de-force of luxury home design. Let’s take [...]
It’s hard to believe now, but there was a time when it was all the rage to raze charming, old Victorian homes in favor of concrete and brutalism. Thankfully, this breathtaking Venice home escaped the wrecking ball, and stands as a monument to the beauty and craftsmanship of the Victorian architectural style.
Making it an even better deal is, of course, the fact that you simply can’t beat the location. This stately residence is only a short walk from Venice Beach, and it’s within a stone’s throw of Abbot Kinney and Main Street, not to mention Google Los Angeles and a plethora of local eateries and retailers.Curb Appeal, [...]