With their striking barrel-tile rooflines, stately colonnades, graceful arches, regal columns, grand stairways, decorative ironwork, and breezy loggias, these Mediterranean-style homes are warm, filled with natural tones and textures, and timelessly chic.
Mediterranean Majesty in Montecito
Grand entry gates and a meandering palm-tree-lined drive introduce this majestic residence and its charming one-bedroom guesthouse. In the 9,430-square-foot interiors, stunning Old World architectural inspiration—from Moroccan-style arches and Venetian plaster to limestone floors, wood paneling, a sweeping staircase, and grand windows—combine with exceptional modern amenities, most readily apparent in a chef’s kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances. Two terraces enjoy dramatic panoramas of lush landscaping, an enticing pool, and dramatic mountains.
Offered at: $11,999,999
Location: 2733 Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, CA
Classic Palm Beach Refinement
Exemplifying the lavish style of early-20th-century Palm Beach, this impressive villa was designed by E. B. Walton in 1926. Located in an area of particularly refined estates, it offers a well-proportioned floor plan of 7,116 square feet and four bedrooms. All the hallmarks of classic Mediterranean style are present, including an eye-catching barrel-tile roof, painted tiles, pecky cypress woodwork, iron railings, and a breezy loggia. Just on the other side of the swimming pool are a guesthouse and a two-car garage.
Offered at: $10,000,000
Location: 271 El Vedado Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480
Stunning Lakefront Palazzo
Recalling a grand Old World estate, this inspired six-bedroom Spanish Colonial-style home enjoys an idyllic perch on the banks of Lake Conroe. The open floor plan creates an airy environment rich with natural light and water views. Stylistic highlights include hand-carved stucco, graceful archways, dramatic groin-vaulted ceilings, stately travertine floors, handsome wooden beams, spiral staircases, and a loggia with a summer kitchen. The estate also offers a secluded casita, an infinity-edge pool, and two docks.
Offered at: $4,995,000
Location: 240 Marseille, Montgomery, TX 77356
Elegant Hamptons Estate
Combining East Coast classicism with Mediterranean elegance, this refined Southampton home offers six bedrooms and approximately 5,000 square feet. The living room, sitting room, sunroom, and family room overlook a multilevel terrace with a fountain, beautiful landscaping, and a striking octagonal pool. A columned loggia links the residence with the guesthouse and pool house. The prime Southampton Village location is close to shops, restaurants, and alluring ocean beaches.
Offered at: $8,200,000
Location: 76 Herrick Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Wine Country Villa
On 12.3 acres in a coveted area of Sonoma, this gated wine country estate includes a main residence, a guesthouse, and pool and entertainment pavilion—all surrounded by delightful terraces, pathways, gardens, a 1.5-acre Syrah vineyard, olive trees, a seasonal creek, a pond, and a variety of fruit trees. Timeless Mediterranean inspiration affords the interiors with soaring beamed ceilings, Venetian plaster walls, and numerous French doors. The commanding views encompass rolling hills and valleys, blue skies, and Mt. Diablo.
Offered at: $4,795,000
Location: 5180 Lovall Valley Loop Rd, Sonoma, CA 95476