Whether its the smells and sounds of the popcorn popping in the lobby or the crystal clear picture on the big screen, nothing compares to enjoying a film in a theatre. That being said, with the latest state-of-the-art technology, designers and architects have masterfully captured pieces of the movie experience and brought them into the home. Reclining leather chairs, high definition projectors and professional surround sound define these extraordinary private cinemas. Explore these homes with stunning theatres from the Sotheby’s International Realty network.

South Africa  

An architecturally innovative double storey home, this residence offers practical and elegant living spaces; the luxurious open-plan living areas flow to covered terraces and a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi. Amenities include a superbly fitted gourmet kitchen, Swarovski chandeliers, marble floors, billiard room with cocktail area, home movie theatre, library/study and four garages.

R 20 000 000 ZAR  Property ID: qybbnf | sir.com
Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty

Tarpon Springs

Located thirty minutes from Tampa International Airport, this magnificent Mediterranean estate encompasses a main residence, a guesthouse and a gated boardwalk leading to eleven miles of riding trails. Massive iron doors open onto the foyer showcasing elegant groin-vaulted ceiling arches up 26 feet high. The lower walls of the foyer are made of pre-cast stone blocks while the upper half has a silky Venetian plaster finish featuring a unique stencil pattern. Travertine marble floors are used in most of the public areas of the ground floor to complete the “Old World” effect. One of the many unique features of this family-focused home is The Village, a whimsical entertaining wing comprising a movie house with marquee, a pub, a poker and cigar room, loft style music lounge, an ice cream shop and a book store/library.

$14,900,000 USD Property ID: 3rs4ff | sir.com
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty


A celebration of artistic brilliance, technology and astounding attention to detail, this impressive 18,000 square foot residence, just minutes from the Mississauga golf and country club, is a rare and captivating find. Poised majestically on three private and expansive acres in one of the most exclusive and highly coveted neighborhoods, this estate offers a game room for truly seamless entertaining. Imagine both formal and informal gatherings in this spacious oak-panelled space that boasts a full wet bar, home theatre, gas fireplace, coffered ceilings and a walk-in, temperature-controlled wine cellar.

11 988 000 $ CAD Property ID: 2w29bw | sir.com
Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Turks & Caicos

Sapodilla Bay Estate is a one-of-a-kind, nine-bedroom compound. The estate spans nearly 15,000 total square feet and includes a master pavilion and two guest pavilions, each with their own oceanfront terraces. The highly private estate is a rare large-scale property within the sought-after Sapodilla Bay area of Providenciales. The main house features a direct oceanfront living and great room centred by a large island kitchen, which opens to a heated infinity pool with a suspended daybed over the water’s edge. The terraces offer many opportunities for lounging and entertaining with a dramatic dining deck seating fourteen only a few feet away from the turquoise waters. The estate also features a home theatre, tennis courts and manicured gardens.

$11,800,000 USD  Property ID: 3kerl6 | sir.com
Sotheby’s International Realty