As Seen In Grand Vie Spring 2013: Let’s Get Tropical


The following properties were featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Grand Vie magazine in a special section about second home opportunities in tropical locations. The section was written by Dallas real estate blogger Candy Evans.

A second home in the tropics is the perfect place to relax, enjoy the small pleasures of life, and create generational memories. Whether you’re looking a private island paradise off Florida’s sunset coast, an elegant Caribbean-style villa overlooking Saint Barts’ bay of St. John in the French West Indies, or a signature home overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Dana Point, California, the latest issue of Grand Vie magazine offers an array of second-home options that will suit every want and need. To learn more about buying an exceptional tropical property, click here. Below are just a few of the luxury second home opportunities featured in the spring issue of Grand Vie:

LITTLE BOKEELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA  I  $29,500,000
Listed by our fellow Luxury Portfolio International member Michael Saunders & Company
A private island paradise off Florida’s sunset coast, Little Bokeelia offers more than 100 acres of majestic tropical living. From the Spanish-style estate home to the old Florida village a short stroll away, peace and serenity await from the moment you step off your boat. Whether your desire is to spend the days swimming in the gracious pool, walking the nature trail, sunning on the beach, or playing a leisurely game of tennis, you are sure to find your own adventure and magic amid the tropical tranquility.

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SAINT BARTS, FRENCH WEST INDIES  I  $9,140,149
Listed by our fellow Luxury Portfolio International member Sibarth Real Estate
An elegant Caribbean-style villa, La Route du Rhum overlooks the bay of Saint Jean and features views of the Caribbean Sea and neighboring islets. This traditional-style home creates a relaxing, timeless atmosphere ideal for a romantic getaway or the entire family. Spend your days relaxing in the multiple lounge areas around the infinity pool or exploring the surrounding tropical gardens. Due to the property’s unique quality and style, it has been featured in the book Barry Dixon Interiors and was the October 2010 cover story of Coastal Living magazine.

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DANA POINT, CALIFORNIA  I  $7,995,000
Listed by our fellow Luxury Portfolio International member First Team Estates
This new-construction signature home overlooks the Pacific Ocean in the guarded and gated oceanfront community of The Strand at Headlands. The 6,200-square-foot home has a circular staircase, a library with a private courtyard, a spacious gourmet kitchen, a wine cooler, and a lighting, security and audio/video package. Outside are a beautiful resort-style pool and deck area with spectacular ocean views, multiple gathering and lounging areas, a summer room with a fireplace, and an outdoor kitchen with a barbecue and pizza oven across from an infinity-edge pool and spa.

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Comprised of Ebby Halliday, REALTORS® and Dave Perry-Miller & Associates, the Ebby Halliday Companies are proud to be the exclusive North Texas affiliate of Luxury Portfolio International.  The company is also the luxury market leader in North Texas, selling more homes priced at $1 million and above than any other broker.

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