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Coconut Grove, Florida. Built in 1979, this four-bedroom house is surrounded by palms and 100-year-old oak trees. Features include floor-to-ceiling glass, vaulted ceilings with cypress beams, and a master suite with a balcony overlooking the garden.
The home is within walking distance of the bay and area marinas. $1,775,000. Riley Smith, EWM Realty International/Christie's International Real Estate, (305) 342-1623.
Los Angeles. At the end of a cul-de-sac in the Studio City neighborhood, this three-bedroom house was built in 1964. The contemporary home has an open floor plan, glass walls, and a remodeled master bedroom that includes a high ceiling with skylights and an attached outdoor deck.
The property boasts a lush rear garden, privacy fencing, and a large brick patio entrance with a fountain. $1,495,000. Barry Gray, Deasy Penner & Partners, (323) 822-3200.
Sarasota, Florida. This four-bedroom house lies on a 0.9-acre waterfront lot on Siesta Key. The home has high ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a two-story master suite that includes an upper sitting room with a fireplace and two private terraces.
The property features a waterfront pool with a spa, a boat dock with a lift, and access to a community beach club. $3,245,000. Joel Schemmel, Premier/Sotheby's International Realty, (941) 587-4894.
Hana, Hawaii. This 10.7-acre Maui estate features a 180-degree view of the mountains, ocean, and other nearby islands. The two-bedroom house has an open floor plan, eucalyptus floors, and a 2,000-square-foot lanai with views of the water.
The gardens include mature palms, fruit trees, and flowers that attract songbirds. $3,400,000. Mary Anne Fitch, Hawai'i Life Real Estate/Christie's International Real Estate, (808) 250-1583.
New Orleans. Sitting on a verdant corner lot, this six-bedroom house was built in 1936. Interior details include wood and tile floors, historic fireplace mantels, crown molding, and high ceilings.
The kitchen and den have doors that lead to a stone terrace and a pool area. $2,550,000. Britt Galloway, Keller Williams Realty/New Orleans, (504) 250-4122.
Palm Desert, California. This two-bedroom home sits on a fairway with views of the mountains. The house has a garden entrance, 12-foot tray ceilings, and a master suite with a private courtyard.
The property has a salt patio, a built-in barbecue, a two-car garage with a golf cart storage area, and mature mesquite plants and acacia trees. $449,950. Tim McTavish, HOM/Sotheby's International Realty, (760) 424-3024.
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