Homes of Distinction: Exceptional Estates

What do you think of when you think of a luxury estate? For us, exquisite architectural details, expansive outdoor areas, custom built add-ons, and modern amenities are just a few of the things that make a luxury estate exceptional. It is these sorts of sought-after features that we are celebrating and exploring this month. Enjoy our curated selection of exceptional luxury homes from Howard Hanna’s Homes of Distinction program.


Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Harrisburg, PA 17112

2040 Fishing Creek Valley Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17112

Thousands of hours have been invested in this 52-acre property, creating one of the most splendid estates in the country. When you call this stunning space your home, you will enjoy more than the stately house. The property also boasts glorious private gardens, multiple outbuildings, a pool house, offices, garages, and even a chapel. Amenities range from specialized entertainment spaces to indoor bars to specialized botanical blooms. Truly one a kind, this property offers the best of both a residence and a resort!


 Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Skaneateles, NY 13152

2744 W Lake Road, Skaneateles, NY 13152

Situated in what has been named the #1 small town in America, the greatest highlights of this five-bedroom lakefront home potentially sit beyond its walls. While the house itself features a generous outdoor dining and living area with stunning views, a stroll outside will take you to a boathouse, a permanent dock, and multiple leisure areas, all on 6.29 acres of beautifully landscaped, rolling country acres. With housing for staff or guests available nearby, this gorgeous estate is a waterside paradise.


Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Clarkston, MI 48348

9715 N Eston Road, Clarkston, MI 48348

If a waterfront property isn’t your style, perhaps this fabulous property is! The splendid ranch-style house offers a number of lavish amenities, from the modern chef’s kitchen to the hand-carved custom woodwork throughout. The seven-acre property also features a lovely swimming pool and cabana, complete with fireplace, sound system, and hot tub. Should you find yourself wanting to do more than lounge by the pool, the vast property features UTV/ATV trails and a stocked pond, making it easy for you to hike, fish, or even bow hunt. However you choose to spend your time at this secluded paradise, each day promises to be a delight.


Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Skaneateles, NY 13152

103 W Lake Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152

This impeccable historic mansion on a tree-lined village street is a work of art. Beautiful double parlors, a grand formal dining room, a personal library, and a custom kitchen are just a few of the highlights contained within. Outside, you will find 4.2 acres of sweeping lawns with level waterfront and permanent docks, as well as beautiful patios and porches. Guests will also enjoy a separate carriage house and guest quarters, where every comfort and amenity is available. Together, these details and amenities make this estate truly special.


 Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Shadyside, PA 15206

1145 Beechwood Blvd, Shadyside, PA 15206

Located in a highly sought-after neighborhood of Pittsburgh, this stately residence is set amid 1.4 acres of mature foliage offering unmatched privacy, along with a beautiful pond and garden. Inside, this masterpiece showcases phenomenally intricate and gorgeous architectural features such as marble flooring, ornate moldings, and pillars carved from quarter-sawn oak. Other highlights include the eat-in kitchen, sitting room, and lower-level entertainment area, complete with gym and wine cellar. This classic, historic estate offers the best in city living.


Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Skaneateles, NY 13152

3 Bobbett Lane, Skaneateles, NY 13152

This waterfront estate boasts exceptional quality and attention to detail! With three acres of land, panoramic lake views throughout the home, and seemingly unlimited luxury amenities, each part of this property can cater to your needs and desires. The custom dining room and large family room-kitchen combination are perfect for hosting family and friends. A large private office will make workdays productive, while an open porch will make downtime relaxing and refreshing. The custom carriage house will ensure that your days off are never dull, thanks to its media room, wine cellar, and other luxury features. Together, these breathtaking details make this grand estate one of a kind!


Howard Hanna Homes Of Distinction Exceptional Estates Amherst, NY 14221

115 Village Pointe Lane, Amherst, NY 14221

With sleek finishes and refined elegance on display wherever you turn, this exceptional 1.8-acre estate is the epitome of luxury and sophistication. Inside, the fabulous gourmet kitchen is a chef’s dream, and the stunning family room features parquet floors, a fireplace, custom cabinetry, and a wet bar. An elevator accesses the lower level, where an indoor 30′ gunite pool awaits. That’s not to say you’ll need to spend every day by the pool. In the living area, French doors open to an expansive patio with views of the private yard. Wherever you spend your time in this magnificent home, however, you’ll always appreciate its exquisite features and terrific comforts.

You can discover other luxury homes close to nature in Howard Hanna’s Homes of Distinction program via our extensive eBrochures.

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