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What’s Hot: Magnificent Estates on the Market

Amanda Millin

Coast to coast and in between, these recently listed luxury properties are strong on selling points.

Palos Verdes, California, $53,000,000
The renowned Spanish architect Rafael Manzano Martos created Hacienda de la Paz—his only project in the United States—in the Rolling Hills gated community. The 51,000-square-foot estate took 17 years to build and was completed in 2008. Adobe walls and 800-year-old flooring appear throughout the property’s nine bedrooms and 25 bathrooms. A hammam, a home theater, and a boccie court are among the amenities. Tennis enthusiasts will appreciate the red-clay tennis court, which was built to French Open standards. A second tennis court located indoors doubles as a neoclassical-themed ballroom. Available through Marcie Hartley, Hilton & Hyland, 310.691.5950, www.marciehartley.com

Aspen, Colorado, $39,750,000
This 18,750-square-foot home offers direct ski access to Aspen Mountain and is within walking distance of the Ute Trail, a popular hiking spot, and downtown Aspen, the hub of the après-ski scene. The 2-year-old property offers seven bedrooms, seven full and four half bathrooms, a five-car garage, and a gourmet kitchen. Other highlights include a home theater, two elevators (one provides private access to the master bedroom), a bowling alley that doubles as a target range, a recreation room with an arcade and a billiards table, and an indoor pool and spa. Available through Joshua & Co., 970.925.8810, www.joshuaco.com

Manalapan, Florida, $45,000,000
Completed in July, this 21,350-square-foot estate overlooks both the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway from an elevated 2.58-acre lot. Oversize windows offer commanding views throughout the eight-bedroom residence. Features and amenities include 11 bathrooms, an elevator, two fireplaces, a 20-car garage, and staff quarters. Outdoors, one pool is set against an ocean backdrop, while a second pool, a tennis court, and a boat dock are located on the Intracoastal Waterway side of the property. Available through Jim McCann, Corcoran Group Real Estate, 561.296.8720, www.corcoran.com

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