From a canopy of ancient moss-draped oak trees to a lush Mediterranean-style estate with acreage, usher in spring with four of the world’s finest properties that feature the most extraordinary gardens.
Topanga, California | Property ID 6TDGSC
This palatial Mediterranean-style estate, located in Topanga, California, sits on roughly 16 lush landscaped acres. With nearly 2,000 square feet of outdoor living space, including a loggia with fireplace, outdoor media room, built-in BBQ, 65’ pool with hot tub and Italian bocce court, this home offers a tranquil backdrop for idyllic outdoor living.
Georgetown, South Carolina | sothebysrealty.com Property ID HE9NC4
Sitting among magnificent moss-draped ancient oak trees and beautiful formal plantings, Chicora Wood Plantation is a graceful antebellum manor house that commands a mile of riverfront on the Pee Dee River in South Carolina. Home to Gov. Robert F. Allston in 1850 and consisting of approximately 1,000 acres of managed formal grounds, turf farm and rice fields, the manor house and eight existing dependencies have been meticulously restored with the utmost care.
Lucca, Italy | sothebysrealty.com Property ID N5FB67
Considered one of the most beautiful properties in Lucca, Villa Massei is situated on 21 hectares of lush greenery, Italian gardens and olive groves. Built in the 16th century as a hunting lodge, the country estate is comprised of the villa, a guesthouse, and a custodian residence. The grounds include 3 hectares of gardens, a long rose-covered pergola, an ancient grotto complete with antique stone fountains and a private swimming pool surrounded by bountiful Mediterranean blooms.
Syke, Germany | sothebysrealty.com Property ID VLWM2F
Nestled in green fields and mature forest, this stunning equestrian property combines idyllic landscapes with modern day luxury. Built in 1809, the cottage was thoroughly and masterfully refurbished it offers comfortable living space, a winter garden and manicured parks-like gardens with ponds, old oaks and beeches that encompass the whole property.