$4.5-million North Idaho home designed by HGTV network hits the market

The 7.83-acre house has views of Lake Coeur d’Alene and an additional 5.26 acres of buildable land.

HARRISON, IDAHO, Idaho — A $4.5-million home in Harrison, Idaho, has hit the market.

This isn’t just any ordinary home. It was designed by teams from the DIY Network and HGTV. The 7.83-acre luxury home in north Idaho has views of Lake Coeur d’Alene and an additional 5.26 acres of buildable land. The home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen and a breakfast bar. The fireplaces are custom-designed by a local artisan and there’s a Zen room for yoga and meditation. 

Outside, the property offers a gas firepit as well as a heated and covered patio and hot tub. The home was previously designed by the DIY/HGTV Network as a part of their ‘Blog Cabin’ series in 2015. The network’s Blog Cabin series is hosted by Chris Grundy, Alison Victoria, Josh

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Modern Beachfront Home Designed by Thierry Pfister In Amagansett Asks $8.9M

Thierry Pfister, a highly praised architect, designed a home for sale at 621 Lazy Point Road in Amagansett. This 5.34-acre property with 3,840 square feet of interior living space is priced at $8.95 million. Catherine Debackere of Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing.

Known for his dramatically crafted spaces, Pfister went for a modern feel here. With its expert design, this home features four bedrooms, four full baths and one partial bath, decorated with imported mosaic tiles. Buyers can also enjoy walk-in bedroom closets, plus a main suite connected to its own balcony.

Outside of the home itself, the expansive property features a wraparound deck, an outdoor pool, a cabana and a path to a private 203 feet of bay access. Conveniently, the home also has an outdoor spa shower to clean

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Designed by Legendary Architect Raphael Soriano, Gogol House in L.A. Is Listed for $3.5M

One of the few remaining structures designed by the modernist architect Raphael Soriano has hit the market in Southern California for $3,495,000.

Soriano’s Gogol House in Los Angeles was built in 1939 and stood out from the tract homes being built throughout the area.

“This particular home was one of the first modern homes around Los Angeles, and even the neighbors didn’t know what to make of it,” explains the listing agent, Brian Courville. “Obviously, as time goes on, these kind of homes become very appreciated for their uniqueness and architecture and design.”

So it figures the current owner is a designer who purchased the home in 2011. Over the past decade, the home has been meticulously renovated, while keeping Soriano’s original ideas intact.

“It’s special because it has been preserved, restored, and renovated with respect to what my client feels the architect would have appreciated,” Courville says.

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Builder in Immokalee brings hope to new generation with designed homes

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – A young builder in Immokalee is hoping to make a difference in the community with beautifully designed homes. 

Allan Garcia, 25, said the homes are similar to ones you’re used to seeing in places like Naples or Cape Coral. His hope is to make the community proud, keep people there and bring new people to the area. 

“We’re changing Immokalee one house at a time,” Garcia said. “Housing is a big need here.” 

Completing these homes could take months.  

“Immokalee is beautiful, what it has to offer is limitless when you look at it from a different lens,” Garcia said. 

The one Garcia sees Immokalee through, is one of constant opportunity. Garcia and his father now own a contracting company called A&R of Southwest Florida building homes. 

“When we sell our homes it’s an accomplishment more, not only for me but for our community,” Garcia said. 

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