Vast, sprawling land, state-of-the-art amenities, inspiring panoramas and meticulously designed architecture define these homes from some of the most sought after destinations the world over. Discover the unprecedented majesty of these exclusive homes, all listed at $100 million and above.
Vernon, Texas | sir.com Prop ID BJZEG2
The WT Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before offered for sale in 165 years of ownership, the sprawling estate includes more than 510,000-continguous acres spread over six North Texas counties, incorporating two main compounds, many homes and significant infrastructure, including a 10,000 square foot ranch office headquarters in nearby Vernon, Texas. There are approximately 20 cowboy camps ranging from 10,000 to 40,000 acres each. The ranch is offered as a turnkey proposition with hundreds of quarter-horses, many thousands of head of cattle, with approximately 1,200 existing oil wells, as well as mineral rights and 30,000 acres of cultivated farmland. There are also a number of large lakes encompassing thousands of acres, waterways and creeks with approximately 400,000 acres of land remaining undeveloped for oil.
$725,000,000 USD | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Los Olivos, California | sir.com Prop ID ZQLTPS
Sycamore Valley Ranch is the ultimate ranch retreat and gated estate of approximately 2,698 acres located five miles north of the town of Los Olivos. Published in The Wall Street Journal, the home was designed by Robert Altevers for William Bone in a French Normandy-style and meticulously crafted to perfection. Nestled between extensively landscaped gardens and a four-acre lake complete with a waterfall, the home offers incredible pastoral and majestic mountain views. The ranch features 22 unique structures, including three separate guest homes, an approximate 5,500-square foot movie theater with stage, and several barns.
$100,000,000 USD | Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village Road Brokerage
Porto Cervo, Italy | sir.com Prop ID FMRYGC
Villa Il Forte is situated on the north part of the bay in Porto Cervo, the prestigious north shore of the island of Sardinia. The bespoke kitchen was done by BOFFI, the renowned Italian kitchen designer; it is outfitted with semi-professional appliances, making it perfect for entertaining and crafting unforgettable meals. Villa Il Forte is further exceptional as it’s one of the only seaside-facing villas with a private beach. The home also serves the boating enthusiast with a permanent private dock, long enough for an 18-meter long boat.
Price Upon Request | Milan Sotheby’s International Realty
Cannes, France | sir.com Prop ID
Located only a short distance away from the port of Cannes and the Palais des Festivals, this palatial castle stands out majestically, boasting infinite waterfront vistas. In 1919, notable Swiss scientist, Paul Girod purchased the land and commissioned a most magnificent property to be built, the Castle of la Croix des Gardes was the result. La Croix des Gardes is the only remaining historic castle overlooking the Bay of Cannes and, from sunrise to sunset, the castle rediscovers and celebrates the glorious times of the French Riviera’s enduring past.
Price Upon Request | Côte d'Azur Sotheby's International Realty