With their enviable views of ocean and lake waters across the country, these five homes are the perfect buoys for modern-day living.
Serenity by the Sea
Down a sweeping gated drive in a coveted Greenwich community with a private beach, this stone and shingle home was impressively rejuvenated to offer approximately 11,000 square feet of spaces that range from sleekly sophisticated to ruggedly warm and inviting—many with shimmering views of Long Island Sound. The resort-caliber estate includes a heated pool and spa, a pier and deepwater dock, and a pool house with an outdoor fireplace and a rooftop deck for thorough appreciation of the majestic waterfront surroundings.
Offered at: $19,750,000
Location: 215 Byram Shore Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
Waterfront Living in Westlake
Designed for entertaining, this distinctive waterfront home has an effortless indoor-outdoor flow and easy access to a covered patio, a pool, and a private dock on Westlake’s main channel. Plentiful windows afford vistas of the water, the marina, and the surrounding mountains from the gourmet kitchen, the light-filled family rooms—one of which includes a sunken wet bar—a guest bedroom, and a stylish master suite with a walk-in closet and its own view balcony.
Offered at: $3,199,999
Location: 32116 Oakshore Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91361
Imbued with classic coastal charm, this delightful beach house in Popponesset is perched on a sandy beach on Nantucket Sound. In addition to three generous bedrooms, two baths, a study, and a light-filled sunroom, it offers an open-plan living room, dining room, and kitchen area with abundant windows and an expansive deck that provide ample opportunities to revel in views of the serene surroundings and the calming ocean waters.
Offered at: $2,995,000
Location: 15 Deans Hollow Road, Popponesset, MA 02649
Unparalleled Contemporary Hamptons Retreat
In this unique oceanfront home in Bridgehampton, walls of glass turn seaside scenery into art. Constructed to the highest standards by master builder Ed Bulgin, the approximately 8,200-square-foot tour de force offers four restful bedroom suites, a separate studio, and magnificent living and entertaining spaces filled with clean lines, glorious light, and utterly serene water views. The 2.2-acre property includes spectacular outdoor entertaining spaces surrounding an oversized pool and spa and a private boardwalk to the beach.
Offered at: $34,000,000
Location: 67 Surfside Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932
Historic Spanish Colonial Home with Iconic Monterey Coast Views
On 1.47 landscaped acres high on a wooded bluff, this significant Spanish Colonial–style home was designed by Mary McLaughlin Craig, one of the most renowned area architects of the 1920s and ’30s. The residence offers a unique blend of classical historic style and modern details and amenities, all in a premier location minutes from Pebble Beach golf links and Carmel by the Sea. Spaces indoors and out benefit from majestic views of Carmel Beach, Point Lobos, and beyond.
Offered at: Price Upon Request
Location: Pebble Beach, CA 93953
Stunning Lakefront Palazzo
This inspired Spanish Colonial-style residence enjoys an idyllic perch on the banks of Texas’s Lake Conroe. An open floor plan, graceful arches, and abundant windows and glass doors create an airy environment rich with natural light and captivating water views—enjoyed in the game room, the breakfast room, the gym, the master suite, and many of the five guest bedrooms, including the casita. The estate also offers an air-conditioned loggia with a summer kitchen, an infinity-edge pool, and two docks.
Offered at: $4,995,000
Location: 240 Marseille, Montgomery, TX 77356
Mediterranean Finery on the Intracoastal Waterway
This spectacular home in Admiral’s Cove enjoys 225 feet of frontage on the Intracoastal Waterway—including a private dock—and 11,974 square feet of impressively refined living and entertaining spaces. Crestron controls and an elevator are among the plentiful modern amenities. Striking details are on display throughout, as are alluring views of the water, enjoyed from the grand formal living room, the family room, the master suite and its wraparound balcony, a luxurious guest suite, and the grand loggia and pool terrace.
Offered at: $12,900,000
Location: 207 Commodore Drive, Jupiter, FL 33477