Villa Bellisima in California for $13,500,000

Located at
228 S Ridge Ct., Blackhawk, California, United States, this Villa Bellisima is situated under the southwestern slopes of Mt. Diablo in the exclusive gated Blackhawk Country Club, overlooking the rolling grassy hills dotted with pristine homes and exquisitely manicured golf links. Villa Bellisima A unique Italian inspired villa with price of $13,500,000 is completed in 2008 and almost every room has a spectacular views. The house size is 16,720 Sq. Ft. and lies on 0.96 Acres. House boasts 6 bedrooms, 7 full and 4 half bathrooms, Habersham-designed kitchen, 3,000 bottle temperature controlled wine cellar, library, piano bar, game room, swimming pool and a multi-level 20 seat home theater. Interior detail and design will captivate any guest. Each bedroom has double mahogany doors and boasts a sitting area, gas fireplace, walk-in closet, and en suite bath, as well as its own covered veranda with beautiful chiseled edge. Dining room is complete with its own bar and is situated, privately, just beyond the gourmet kitchen and can accommodate up to 16 guests. The home features guesthouse, 1,785 square foot ballroom, 12 Fireplaces, 71 Columns, 2,000 Sq. Ft. of Covered Verandas, 2,700 Sq. Ft. Subterranean Garage, ACME Elevator, Radiant Heated Floors Throughout.

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Villa Bellisima

Italian Style Estate in Austin, Texas for Sale

Austin is the Capital of Texas, famous for live music, the home of The University of Texas at Austin and beautiful Texas hill country. In Austin you can find a lot of exclusive villas and properties. One of those is this beautiful residence located at 215 Bella Riva Drive.
Italian Style Estate in Austin, Texas for Sale   The inspiration for this villa was Villa Rotunda, the famous home outside Vicenza. $12.5 million villa boasts 9 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms, the 9,760 square feet of interior space. Each room is a story for itself, and exudes with artistic taste. Luxury additions in this fabulous villa are garnished with rich mahogany wood, imported tile and Carrara marble and solid stone columns. The home was finished back in 2004 and has 16-acre land shaped like a peninsula, and 270-degree panoramas of Lake Travis. The property also includes 1,200 feet of waterfront and a gorgeous boathouse perfect for a yacht. [215 Bella Riva Drive]

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Italian Style Estate in Austin, Texas for Sale

Beyoncé Purchased Cher Mansion for $45 Million

Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z paid $45 million for palatial Malibu mansion. The mansion was in ownership by another famous singer, the Cher. Cher put the mansion on the market in 2008 then took it off when she wasn’t quite ready to sell. But when Cher put the house back on the market in March, Beyonce was ready to grab it.
Beyoncé Buys Cher's Malibu Mansion Designed by Ron Wilson this house has overlooking at the Pacific Ocean. From an aerial view, you can see the inground pool out front and a tennis court out back, and it looks surprisingly close to the highway. Mansion boasts the 13,126-square-foot, 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, a theater, a guest house, and a gym. The Italian Renaissance-style dig comes equipped with stone walls and a stamped-copper dining-room ceiling. Happy couple will surely enjoy this magnificent estate, after all, they paid for it. Beyoncé Buys Cher's Malibu Mansion Beyoncé Buys Cher's Malibu Mansion Beyoncé Buys Cher's Malibu Mansion Beyoncé Buys Cher's Malibu Mansion Beyoncé Buys Cher's Malibu Mansion

Italianate Styles Mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut on Sale for $26 Million

Built in Italianate styles, this stunning villa, located at 42 Mooreland Road, Greenwich, Connecticut, 6 miles north of town with four and a half acre land and its own private lake is currently on sale for $26,080,000.
Italianate Styles Mansion in Greenwich

Italianate Styles Mansion in Greenwich

The owners carefully planned design along with the acclaimed architect Boris Baranovich, during three years of intensive work. Hence, the 21,000 square feet of interior spaces are nicely linked to the extensive outdoor areas. Villa has at its disposal 11 and half bathrooms and 5 bedrooms. French doors and humongous mahogany windows boasts while you approaching the villa, which can be reached via a half-moon driveway and cul-de-sac. This true Lakeside Grandeur shimmers with Venetian plaster walls, stalwart, 10 to 15 feet high ceilings, Rocky Mountains amenities, as many as ten differently styled fireplaces and majestic reclaimed floors and timbers. The dining room is pretty spacious since can host more than 40 people, as well as living room. The main floor includes a breakfast room ornamental covered with a gorgeous groin-vaulted plaster ceiling, fully equipped butler’s room, Christopher Peacock kitchen and a light-flooded family room with stone fireplace. The reception hall, coated in limestone and featuring a 500 year old imported door, originating from the Far East, leads to a verandah and a taproom. Of course, luxurious property can’t be without amazing pool, in this case surrounded with lemon trees, fig trees, all sorts of seasonal vegetables, perennials and herbs and ambient lush forest, where you can relax waiting for your butler to prepare some food for you and your friends. The property also boasts a tennis court, bocce-petanque court, spa and a large heated pool, all nicely placed along the South lawn. [Tamar Lurie]

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Italianate Styles Mansion in Greenwich

Mauro Lecchi Diamond 44 Yacht for Sale

Mauro Lecchi Diamond 44 Yacht Mauro Lecchi Diamond 44 Yacht Recently we reported on the Lamborghini Yacht concept from Italy’s Mauro Lecchi and exotic auto tuner Fenice Milano. Now the design duo are offering for sale a slightly more subtle luxury creation, the Diamond 44 Yacht from the T.I.C. Italian Style shipyard. The materials used to make the yacht has been inspired or borrowed from the aerospace industry to keep the craft light without compromising on its strength or durability. They have used an innovative high tech mix of materials. RINA certified wood has been used along with carbon fiber, kevlar, fiberglass, epoxy resin and other materials. In any case, the net result has been remarkable.

Victorian Spirit Bathroom With Petracer’s Tiles

Classic Capitonne Collection by Petracer's Ceramics Classic Capitonne Collection by Petracer’s Ceramics Want to enter the Victorian style into your bathroom? Just change the tiles! Select Italian company Petracer and its glamorous late-XIX century-inspired bathroom Victorian tile ideas. The Capitonne collection characterize signature diamond design with buttoning. This detail is classic and usual for furniture, but as a wall treatment it looks so contemporary and definitely is eye catching. To break the excessive whiteness insert details of red or some other vivid colors, or just dress it up in silver or gold.

Stefano Giovannoni Washlet for TOTO Redefining the Purpose of a Toilet

The Giovannoni Washlet is the result of collaboration between TOTO and Italian master designer Stefano Giovannoni. The Giovannoni WASHLET is the latest stage in the evolution of TOTO’s Washlet toilet and Clean Technology programmes.
Stefano Giovannoni Washlet for TOTO For 30 years incarnations of TOTO’s Washlet have captivated through their advanced technology. Stefano Giovannoni’s design has been achieved with no sacrifice of technology, and still features a self-cleaning washing wand, a heated seat, an air dryer, a deodoriser and remote control (the sleek remote stand also functions as the toilet paper roll holder), as well as TOTO’s revolutionary rimless toilet design, Tornado Flush and CeFiONtect coating in keeping with the company’s Clean Technology mantra.