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Ocean Home Magazine

  1. 1. ocean home dominican delights: Chic Living Arrives in the DR no boat, no problem: Yacht Club Offers One-of-a-Kind Rentals OceanHome aloha hawaii: A Molokai Retreat Hits the Market the luxury coastal lifestyle magazine the luxury coastal lifestyle magazine September/October 2009 top 25 in the us The Best Oceanfront Homes Coast to Coast September/October 2009 Volume 4/Issue 5 oceanhomemag.com oceanhomemag.com | $6.99 Exclusive 101 beACH-inspiReD HOLiDAY gifts fROM tHe expeRts
  2. 2. fro m t h e e d i t or Welcome to the New Ocean Home welcome to a preview of the newly redesigned Ocean Home magazine! In the following slides you will see examples of the way in which future pages of Ocean Home will appear. The text on each of the following pages is for display purposes only and does not reflect actual stories. These slides are merely to showcase how the magazine will appear once it is put into actual pro- duction. Over the past few weeks we have painstak- ingly poured over the entire book, improving upon the magazine’s strengths as well as adding consider- able more content and advertising opportunities. In addition, we broke the front of the book into three distinct sections: Insider, what’s on Shelter, and Traveler. These pages will focus on the people, places, and things your mind? that make luxurious oceanfront living so desirable and glamorous. Each issue of $ Go to oceanhome Ocean Home will also contain three feature stories uninterrupted by advertise- mag.com to join in on discussions ments in the main content well of the magazine. about the magazine, In short, the newly redesigned Ocean Home magazine puts the luxurious life- talk with other readers, style of oceanfront living into the palms of your hands. From high-end develop- submit story ideas and ments in the Caribbean to private beachfront estates in Molokai, Ocean Home travel trends, post im- ages of ocean homes, magazine not only unveils the dream homes of the world’s wealthiest real estate and share real estate investors, but also reveals the best travel destinations, the top designs for your happenings in your part ocean home inside and out, and interviews the key players in the next generation of the world. of luxury oceanfront living. We hope you enjoy the new look of Ocean Home and welcome any feedback you have at oceanhomemag.com. —Jack Morris, Editor Contributors 1 carl tremblay Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the results of a $13 million landscaping to completely Vice President Al Gore. And while such aesthetic improvements are part and parcel of for the job could easily be likened a haystack. September 24, $75, , Puerto Rico. 2 anna and david kasabian Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, whose asset manager, Shaq- uille O’Neal Paul Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, and Duesing and some words right. September 24, $75, Puerto Rico, 800-444-3217, felix.com/ events/tiger. 3 michael albor Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will 1 2 3 unveil the results of a $13 million makeover—from new pletely Cher interiors. thetic improvements resorts, finding the for be likened a haystack. September 24, $75, 37 Woodside Lane, Puerto Rico, 800-444-3217, felix.com. 6 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009
  3. 3. co n t e nt s | v o lu me 4 : i ssu e 4 09+10.09 ➽ Features 58 the top 25 ocean homes in the u.s. 34 A look at the best U.S. oceanfront offerings from coast to shining coast. By jack morris 66 adventures in the new dubai Everyone is here—eve- ryone. It’s an electri- fying cultural scene, where 21st-century glamour thrives under the weight of 20th century history. ➽ Insider ➽ Shelter ➽ Traveler By lindsay lambert 17 blueprints 29 architecture 43 destinations 78 the white album Proposed oceanfront The master, Frank Puerto Vallarta, Limited-edition ocean- developments. Lloyd Wright, opens Mexico. front estates inspired his oceanside home. by Puerto Vallarta’s 20 openings 46 destinations natural beauty and the Developments that are 32 outside Key West, Florida. 1969-era Beatles. about to open. Landscape Architects plus: Trend Watch By alyssa giacobbe reveal their secrets. 22 openings plus: Nano Walls 48 resorts Developments that The top oceanfront ➽ Departments have recently opened. 34 inside golf courses. Rooms with a view. plus: The Agenda 12 from the editor 22 business plus: Finding the plus: Contributors Four Seasons offers perfect ceiling fan. 50 strategy new hotel residences Surviving the criminal 90 where to buy it in the Pearl of the Indi- 36 goods element on the Retail location listings. an Ocean—Mauritius. Luggage. Dominican Republic. plus: Market Watch 96 sea life 38 entertaining 52 style NBA Legend Shaquille 24 villa spotlight Bloody Mary’s. Sunglasses. O’Neal’s Miami estate. Anguilla’s Cap Jaluca. plus: Must Sea 40 play Inflatables find luxury on the cover: The pool and oceanview of a 15,000-square-foot Naples, Florida mansion. This home is on the Gulf shore and has nine bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. 26 open house and sophisicati0n. The Details: $19,900,000; www.premier-properties.com. “Top 25,” page 58. Carpinteria, California. plus: Yacht Watch this page: The classic red lounger undergoes an extreme modern makeover. 6 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009 Photograph by vito aluia
  4. 4. real es TaT e Insider | bl u ep riNTs | opeNiNGs | b usiNess | mark eT waTc h The White Album Limited-edition oceanfront estates inspired by Puerto Vallarta’s natural beauty and the 1969 Beatles. By Alyssa Giacobbe ➽ clean living: inside an el paredon master bedroom model, see page 28. september + october 2009 oceanhomemag.com 17
  5. 5. in s id e r | o pe n in gs looking up: The cap Jaluca resort. dle in a haystack. Not so in the case of Cap Members Only Juluca, whose asset manager, Hans Maissen, signed guest room interiors. And while such immediately turned to Texas-based designer Anguilla’s Cap Juluca Paul Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, resort in November will and Duesing accepted the challenge without unveil the results of a a second thought. $13 million makeover— According to Duesing, whose projects from new landscaping include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- to completely room interiors. And while muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los such aesthetic im- Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel provements are part at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met and parcel of maintain- signed guest room interiors. And while such ing one of the world’s when the designer oversaw a major refur- moved loved resorts, bishment of Bel-Air Hotel du Cap-Ferrat in finding the right here the south of France, where was then general soon person for the job could easily be likened manger. “We hit it off and created a result a haystack. Not so in together,” Duesing says. “When Cap Juluca Home on the case of Cap Juluca, embarked upon this major renovation, Hans whose asset manager, called me and I jumped at the chance. I’ve al- Hans Maissen, im- the Range ways that [Cap Juluca] has great ‘bones’ and mediately turned to the most beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” Texas-based designer Since then, Duesing has been hard at Paul Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, Why write checks and pick varnish work procuring materials and accessories and Duesing and some when you can eat shrimp and drink that will pull together the property’s new words right accepted margaritas? By Teri Borsetti look, which, he says, will include flowing cot- the challenge without ton and linen and an “easy, cool, and refresh- the here does thought. famous for its distinctive moroccan ing color palette, all the colors found on the white is the new black style and crush of celebrity clientele, An- beach and in the sand.” In fact, his and his The cap Jaluca resort. guilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will team to the souks of Marrakech, where they unveil the results of a $13 million makeover— discovered an treasure trove in the form from new landscaping to completely rede- of a backstreet. the entry living room was signed guest room interiors. And while such inspired on the spot Duesing says. “We also aesthetic improvements are part and parcel found some furnishings, rugs, and amenities of maintaining one of the world’s moved that to form a really fantastic result.” loved resorts, finding the right person for the For more about Cap Juluca, call 264-497- job could easily be likened to finding a nee- 6666 or visit capjuluca.com. Basking by the Bay Duesing’s business is intentionally without support of an elabo- rate website. In fact, the firm’s site consists only of the most basic contact information, as, for Victoria Duesing, personal contact with each prospective client is of utmost importance. “We find that every client’s needs are very unique and a website big country with a bunch of photos would not serve a very useful purpose in The cap the evaluation of our potential to work on a given project,” he Jaluca resort. says. “Nothing substitutes for personal contact and communica- tion!” The firm’s site consists only of the basic information. 18 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009
  6. 6. in s id e r | vi l l a sp otl i ght Market Watch the v.p. treatment Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the results of a $13 million landscap- ing to completely Vice President Al Gore. And while such aesthetic improvements are part water world and parcel of for the job clockwise from top left, could easily be likened an aerial view, the marina, the house, and a haystack. September the private pool. 24, $75, 37 Woodside Lane, Puerto Rico, 800- The Nest 444-3217, tiger.com. Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel shaq’s castle goes to at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met Best Thing highest bidder Not so signed guest room interiors. And while such in the case of Cap Ju- luca, whose asset man- when the designer oversaw a major refur- ager, Shaquille O’Neal bishment of Bel-Air Hotel du Cap-Ferrat in Paul Duesing. Maissen’s This villa in the BVIs offers together,” Duesing says. “When Cap Juluca instinct was spot on, the ultimate in pampered privace. embarked upon this major renovation, Hans and Duesing and some By Lindsay Lambert called me and I jumped at the chance. I’ve al- words right. September ways that [Cap Juluca] has great ‘bones’ and 24, $75, Puerto Rico, famous for its distinctive moroccan the most beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” 800-444-3217, felix.com/ events/tiger. style and crush of celebrity clientele, An- Since then, Duesing has been hard at guilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will work procuring materials and accessories cher moves to cuba unveil the results of a $13 million makeover— that will pull together the property’s new Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November from new landscaping to completely rede- look, which, he says, will include flowing will unveil the re- signed guest room interiors. And while such coting color palette, all the colors found on sults of a $13 million aesthetic improvements are part and parcel the beach and in the sand.” In fact, his and makeover—from new of maintaining one of the world’s moved job his team to the souks of Marrakech, where pletely Cher interiors. could easily be likened to finding a needle in they discovered an treasure trove in the form thetic improvements a haystack. Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, of a backstreet. the entry living room was resorts, finding the for whose asset manager, Hans Maissen, signed inspired on the spot Duesing says. “We also be likened a haystack. September 24, $75, 37 guest room interiors. found some furnishings, rugs, and amenities Woodside Lane, Puerto According to Duesing, whose projects that to form a really fantastic result.” Rico, 800-444-3217, felix. include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- For more about Cap Juluca, call 264-497- com/events. muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los 6666 or visit capjuluca.com. 20 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009 Illustration by joe mckendry
  7. 7. in s id e r | o pe n ho u se seeing is believing perched on a cliff overlooking the ocean, the “ridge house” was designed to resemble a conch shell. hot property carpinteria, ca This contemporary estate offers expansive walls of glass that look out onto the sands of Southern California’s Gold Coast. A gated driveway lined with coral and eucalyptus trees alongside a clay tennis court with lights leads to this 5,900-square-foot home and guest cottage. The entry level offers a private bedroom opening to an interior courtyard, a great room with windows above the sand. The upper level is reminiscent of a New York-style loft. the details: $29,000,000; suzanne perkins, sotheby’s international realty, 805-895-2138, suzanne@suzanneperkins.com, www.sothebysrealty.com. 22 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009 Photographs by greg premru
  8. 8. in s id e r | b l u e p ri n ts Home Sweet Hotel A luxury hotel-branded Four Seasons residence pops up in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean—Mauritius at Anahita, the crossroads of European, African, and Asian culture. By Jack Morris famous for its distinctive moroccan style and crush of celebrity clientele, An- guilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the results of a $13 million makeover— from new landscaping to completely rede- signed guest room interiors. And while such aesthetic improvements are part and parcel of maintaining one of the world’s moved job could easily be likened to finding a needle in a haystack. Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, whose asset manager, Hans Maissen, signed guest room interiors. According to Duesing, whose projects include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met signed guest room interiors. And while such aesthetic improvements are part and parcel when the designer oversaw a major refur- bishment of Bel-Air Hotel du could easily be likened to finding a needle in Cap-Ferrat in together,” Duesing says. “When Cap Juluca embarked upon this major renovation, Hans called me and I jumped at the chance. I’ve al- room service: The Four seasons mauitius is building 46 private homes with styl- ways that [Cap Juluca] has great ‘bones’ and ish interiors and plenty of outdoor space. the most beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” Since then, Duesing has been hard at work procuring materials and accessories that will pull together the property’s new look, which, he says, will include flowing cot- ing color palette, all the colors found on the beach aesthetic improvements are part and parcel and in the sand.” In fact, could easily be likened to finding a embarked upon this major renovation, Hans needle in his and his team to the souks of Marrakech, where they discovered an treasure trove in the form of a backstreet. the entry living room was inspired on the spot Duesing says. “We also found some furnishings, rugs, and amenities that to form a really fantastic result.” For more about Cap Juluca, call 264-497- 6666 or visit capjuluca.com. 24 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009 Photographs by greg premru
  9. 9. a rch iT ecT ur e Shelter | iN s iDe | ouTsiDe | eNTerTaiNiNG | play | yac hT s Sun Blocker Stay out of the sun in style with an out- door umbrella built to withstand anything Mother Nature can throw it’s way. in the shade Nomad Footwear puddles, $52, cuoio. Photograph by sharon white september + october 2009 oceanhomemag.com 29
  10. 10. a rchiT ecT u re Shelter | iN s iDe | ouTsiDe | eNTerTa iNiNG | Toys | yac hT s Internal Logic For the past 33 years, architect Robert Bruno has been building his unique home on the edge of a Caribbean cliff. By Lindsay Lambert ➽ scene stealer inside an el paredon master bedroom model, see page 46. september + october 2009 oceanhomemag.com 31
  11. 11. s he lt e r | o ut s i d e lounge act Wall The cap lounger, $795, Design within reach. Order Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the results of a $13 million makeover— from new landscaping to Nano Walls com- pletely redesigned guest room interiors. And while such aes- thetic improvements are part and parcel of maintaining one of the world’s moved loved resorts, finding the right here soon person for the job could easily be likened to finding a needle in a haystack. Not so in the case of Pool World guest room interiors. And while such imme- Cap Juluca, whose asset diately turned to Texas-based designer Paul manager, turned to. Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, and hitting the glass wall Landscape architecture and pool- Duesing accepted the challenge. The cap Jaluca resort. side chic collide in dramatic style. According to Duesing, whose projects By C.M. Riley include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los famous for its distinctive moroccan Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel style and crush of celebrity clientele, Anguil- at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met la’s Cap Juluca resort in November will un- signed guest room interiors. And while such veil the results of a $13 million makeover—of when the designer oversaw a major refurthe maintaining one of the world’s moved loved together,” Duesing says. “When Cap Juluca resorts, finding the right person for the job embarked upon this major renovation, Hans could easily be likened to finding a needle in called me and I jumped at the chance. I’ve al- a haystack. Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, ways that [Cap Juluca] has great ‘bones’ and whose asset manager, Hans Maissen, signed the most beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” trim shady: The cap lounger, $795, Design within reach. inside out Duesing’s business is intentionally without support of an elaborate website. In fact, the firm’s site consists only of the most basic contact information, as, for Duesing, Design Within Reach personal with each prospective client is of utmost importance. “We find that every client’s needs are very unique and a website with a bunch of photos would not serve a very useful pur- pose in the evaluation of our potential to work on a given project,” he says. “Nothing substitutes for personal contact and communication!” 32 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009
  12. 12. s he lt e r | pl ay full sail The 111-foot starfire. Yacht Watch Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the results of a $13 million makeover— from new landscaping to completely room interiors. And while such aesthetic im- provements Northrop air apparent and Johnson Yachts The cap Jaluca resort. are one of the world’s moved loved resorts, could easily be likened The Cost of Inflation a haystack. Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, whose asset manager, based designer Paul An inflatable designed to withstand the harshest conditions. By Scott Hunter Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, famous for its pretty moroccan style ing one of the world’s moved loved resorts, and Duesing and some and crush of celebrity clientele, Anguilla’s signed guest room interiors. And while such words the challenge. Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the when the designer oversaw a major refurbish- results of a $13 million makeover—from new ment ing says. “When Cap Juluca embarked landscaping to completely redesigned guest upon jumped at the chance. I’ve always that room interiors. And while such aesthetic im- beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” provements are part and parcel of maintain- Since then, Duesing has been hard at work the envy ing one of the world’s moved loved resorts, procuring materials and accessories that porsche finding the right person for the job could turned to Texas-based designer Paul Duesing. design boat easily be likened to finding a needle in a hay- will he says, will include flowing cotton and stack. Not so in the case of Cap immediately linen and an “easy, cool, and refreshing color Three porsche powerboats turned to Texas-based designer Paul Duesing. palette, all the colors found on the beach and ‘kineo 27’ exist worldwide. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, and Duesing landscaping to completely redesigned guest the details: 27 ft.; 2 mer- the without a second thought. in the sand.” In fact, his and trove in the form cruiser magnum V8 engines; 760 horse power; 69 knots. According to Duesing, whose projects of a backstreet. the entry living room was in- www.porschedesign.com. include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- spired on the spot says. “We also found some muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los furnishings, rugs, and amenities that to form turned to Texas-based designer Paul Duesing. a really fantastic result.” Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel For more about Cap Juluca, call 264-497- at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met 6666 or visit capjuluca.com. 34 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009
  13. 13. Traveler Des T iN aT io N s | res o rTs | sTraTeGy | TreNDs | sTyle | eVe NT s Baggage Check We investigate the passionate relationship we have with our luggage. don’t leave home without it Nomad Footwear puddles, $52, cuoio. Photograph by glenn scott september + october 2009 oceanhomemag.com 43
  14. 14. Traveler Des T iN aT io N s | res o rTs | sTyle | sTraTeGy | TreNDs | eV e NT s Adventures in the New Puerto Vallarta Everyone is here—everyone. It’s an electrifying cultural scene, where 21st-century glamour thrives under the weight of 20th-century history. By Jack Morris ➽ view to a thrill lounging inside the beach club of el paredon. september + october 2009 oceanhomemag.com 45
  15. 15. trav e le r | d e sti n ati o n s the sexy side of mexico: From left, the copy for the caption will go here and it will generally describe all the images on the page or are within proximity. famous for its moroccan style at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met Trend ➽ Watch and crush of celebrity clientele, An- signed guest room interiors. And while such guilla’s Cap Juluca resort in Novem- when the designer oversaw a major refurbish- ber will unveil the results of a $13 million ment ing says. “When Cap Juluca embarked rain delay Anguilla’s makeover—from new landscaping to com- upon jumped at the chance. I’ve always that Cap Juluca resort in No- pletely redesigned guest room interiors. And beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” vember will unveil the while such aesthetic improvements are part Since then, Duesing has been hard at work results of a $13 million and parcel of maintaining one of the world’s procuring materials and accessories that makeover—from new moved loved resorts, finding the right person will he says, will include flowing cotton and landscaping to com- for the job could easily be likened to finding a linen and an “easy, cool, and refreshing color pletely room interiors. needle in a haystack. Not so in the case of Cap And while such aes- palette, all the colors found on the beach and thetic improvements immediately turned to Texas-based designer in the sand.” In fact, his and trove in the form are part and parcel of Paul Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, of a backstreet. the entry living room was in- maintaining one of the and Duesing the without a second thought. spired on the spot says. “We also found some world’s Nabisco loved According to Duesing, whose projects furnishings, rugs, and amenities that to form resorts, finding the include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- a really fantastic result.” right here soon person muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los For more about Cap Juluca, call 264-497- for the job could easily be likened a haystack. Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel 6666 or visit capjuluca.com. Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, whose asset manager, based designer Paul Duesing. Maissen’s instinct was the essentials puerto vallarta, mexico spot on, and Duesing and some words right accepted the challenge 1 where to stay fly in memory of the Olé Restaurante al without the thought. El Paredon The mar- men who have and the Vallarta Fun. Newbury, blehead chamber of words right here. Dan- 978-462-6680. commerce retail com- vers, 978- 777-0001. mexico mittee and marblehead 3 nightlife arts association plus 2 where to eat Fiesta Forever Tickets word here. Marble- Mexico Lindo cel- $34.50-$150. And the Puerto head, 781-631-2868, ebration includes 700 words right. Tsongas Vallarta wet your marbleheadarts.org. bicyclists. 32 Leslie O Arena, 300 Martin appetite Four Seasons Puerto Johnson Road, Glouces- Luther King Jr. Way, umbrella, Vallarta let the flags ter, 1-888-342-2383. Lowell, 978-848-6938. $52, cuoio. 46 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009
  16. 16. trav e le r | r e s o rts The Agenda hole-in-one maui Anguilla’s Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the results of a $13 million land- scaping to completely room interiors. And while such aesthetic improvements are part and parcel of for the job could easily be likened a haystack. September par and away The cap Jaluca resort. 24, $75, 37 Woodside Lane, Puerto Rico, 800- 444-3217, tiger.com. Seeing Green the barbados tiger classic Not so in the case of Cap Juluca, whose asset manager, Top oceanfront golf courses now in play or debuting soon. By Scott Kauffman based designer Paul Duesing. Maissen’s famous for its pretty moroccan style at Victoria Falls in Zambia, the two first met instinct was spot on, and crush of celebrity clientele, Anguilla’s signed guest room interiors. And while such and Duesing and some Cap Juluca resort in November will unveil the when the designer oversaw a major refurbish- words right. September 24, $75, Puerto Rico, results of a $13 million makeover—from new ment ing says. “When Cap Juluca embarked 800-444-3217, felix.com/ landscaping to completely redesigned guest upon jumped at the chance. I’ve always that events/tiger. room interiors. And while such aesthetic im- beautiful beach I’ve ever seen.” provements are part and parcel of maintain- Since then, Duesing has been hard at work reach the beach golf relay Anguilla’s Cap ing one of the world’s moved loved resorts, procuring materials and accessories that Juluca resort in No- finding the right person for the job could will he says, will include flowing cotton and vember will unveil the easily be likened to finding a needle in a hay- linen and an “easy, cool, and refreshing color results of a $13 million stack. Not so in the case of Cap immediately palette, all the colors found on the beach and makeover—from new turned to Texas-based designer Paul Duesing. in the sand.” In fact, his and trove in the form pletely room interiors. Maissen’s instinct was spot on, and Duesing of a backstreet. the entry living room was in- thetic improvements the without a second thought. spired on the spot says. “We also found some resorts, finding the for be likened a haystack. According to Duesing, whose projects furnishings, rugs, and amenities that to form September 24, $75, 37 include Tuckers Point Club Hotel in Ber- a really fantastic result.” Woodside Lane, Puerto muda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los For more about Cap Juluca, call 264-497- Rico, 800-444-3217, felix. Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Livingstone Hotel 6666 or visit capjuluca.com. com/events. 48 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009
  17. 17. s e a li f e | s h a qui l l e o ’n ea l That said, can you still walk restaurant and favorite center of attention next door and ask your club? “When Cap Juluca The seven-footer neighbor for a cup of sugar? embarked upon this major in front of his star island estate. Not so in the case of Cap Ju- renovation, Hans called me luca, whose asset manager, and I jumped at the chance. Hans Maissen, signed guest I’ve always that [Cap Juluca] room interiors. has great ‘bones’ and the most beautiful beach I’ve You entertain guests quite ever seen.” often here. Do you have any regulars? And while such If you retired from basket- aesthetic improvements are ball tomorrow, what would part and parcel of maintain- be the first thing you would ing one of the world’s moved do? Since then, Duesing has job could easily be likened been hard at work procuring to finding a needle in a that will pull together the haystack. property’s new look, which, he says, will include flowing Given the opportunity, coting color palette, all the where would you build your colors found on the beach dream home and what would aesthetic are part and parcel it look like? Not so in the and in the sand.” case of Cap Juluca, whose asset manager, Hans Mais- What’s the biggest fish sen, guest room interiors. you’ve ever caught? Six foot-seven. And his name is During the basketball Kobe Bryant. season, do you get home- The Love Shaq sick when you’re away or on extended road trips? According to Duesing, Star basketballer Shaquille O’Neal’s Florida whose projects include the numbers estate just hit the market for $32 million, less than Tuckers Point Club Hotel in a year after he bought it. By Jack Morris Bermuda, the new Capella Pedregal Hotel in Los last summer, after a dramatic move from the los Cabos, Mexico, and Royal Angeles Lakers to the Miami Heat, O’Neal bought the ap- Livingstone Hotel at Victo- proximately 20,000-square-foot house on Miami’s exclusive ria Falls in Zambia, the two Star Island for around $19 million. Former Miami Heat center first met signed guest room Rony Seikaly built the mansion in 1992, which meant that the interiors. And while such dimensions fit the 7 foot 1, 325-pound center. “Shaq bought aesthetic improvements are it immediately because the doorways are very tall,” says bro- part and parcel when the ker Kevin Tomlinson of Esslinger Wooten Maxwell Realtors. designer oversaw a major Shaq’s Star Island house has Photograph by Martin Schoeller/Getty Images “It’s the only house he could fit into.” refurbishment of Bel-Air eight bedrooms and ten baths, likened to finding a needle and sits on a rare 2.5 acres What’s your favorite part million makeover—from new in Cap-Ferrat in together,” of land. It features a tennis court, racquetball court, about living on the ocean? landscaping to completely Duesing says. gym, 300 feet of dockage and Style and crush of celebrity guest room interiors. a two-bedroom guesthouse. clientele, Anguilla’s Cap Ju- When you go out in Mi- the details: $32,000,000; cori luca resort in November will Star Island is a very exclu- ami, where do you like to Nelson, coldwell banker, 888-555- unveil the results of a $13 sive, private community. go? What is your favorite 3214, cnelson@coldwellbanker.com. 96 oceanhomemag.com september + october 2009

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