With technological amenities ranging from retractable glass doors and electric-car charging stations to entertainment and climate-control systems managed from anywhere in the world, these six compelling smart homes set new, high-tech standards for luxurious modern living.
Captivating Modern Connecticut Estate
This impressive stone-and-clapboard manor on more than two acres in Riverside is a modern marvel, combining classic architecture with dazzling contemporary style and state-of-the-art smart home technology. The impeccably landscaped grounds include colorful perennials and a resort-caliber pool and spa. The home’s scale is majestic, its generous spaces are filled with natural light, and top-tier systems—including Crestron lighting and geothermal heating and cooling—can be controlled with the touch of a button.
Offered at: Price Upon Request
Sleek Wine Country Oasis
Immersed seamlessly in Sonoma Valley only blocks from Sonoma Plaza, this newly constructed certified green build masterpiece offers a unique opportunity to experience luxurious living in a vineyard setting of unsurpassed beauty. With endless views of the hills, this estate sits on 2+/- acres with a 1.5+/- acre zinfandel vineyard, a main house plus a guest house, and beautiful landscaping with pool and spa.
Offered at: $4,995,000
Location: 855 Grapestone, Sonoma, CA 95476
Contemporary California Ranch Retreat
In the rolling hills of the Rancho Alisal community, this three-acre estate includes a Cortese and Nebbiolo vineyard, 100 Taggiasca olive trees, an energy-efficient solar lap pool, a spa, a bocce court, and a light-filled 3,500-square-foot contemporary ranch home inspired by the designs of Cliff May and Richard Meier. Among the technological amenities the home features are custom-designed LED lighting and a media room with four-zone audio-visual equipment.
Offered at: $1,690,000
Location: 3146 Riley Road, Solvang, CA 93463
Steps from Greenwich Avenue on a private lane, this five-bedroom charmer has an inviting floor plan that spans four generous levels. Highlights include a dining room with a butler’s pantry, a library, a family room, a 10-seat bar, a media room, a game room, a gym, and an expansive terrace overlooking landscaped grounds and lush lawn. The gourmet kitchen features a roomy marble island and a sunny breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and a built-in window seat.
Offered at: $4,975,000
Location: 2 Mill Farm Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
Santa Fe’s Casa de Lavanda
Energy efficiency meets livable luxury in this chic compound in a prestigious Santa Fe neighborhood. The home combines distinctive modern Pueblo style, a rich use of color and textures, and thoughtful spaces for indoor-outdoor enjoyment. Highlights include an impressive great room; an open gourmet kitchen with Wolf appliances; three serene bedroom suites; a gym with a sauna; an office or den; and a detached casita, studio, workshop, or media room—all of which benefit from Sonos sound, Crestron lighting, and photovoltaic solar technology.
Offered at: $6,000,000
Location: Santa Fe, NM 87501
Modern Manhattan Aerie
High on a corner of one of Manhattan’s most striking new buildings, this enviable contemporary home enjoys views from every room, including the kitchen, the living and dining area, and the window-wrapped master bedroom. Expertly renovated, it offers top-tier technology, with climate, window treatments, lights, and an entertainment system all controllable by phone or tablet. The building offers a concierge, a resident superintendent, a full-time doorman, and access to the Equinox fitness club via the lobby.
Offered at: $2,470,000
Location: 250 East 54th Street, Apt 23A, New York, NY 10022