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While exclusivity has always been in demand by wealthy homebuyers, it has become a necessity in the post-pandemic world. The demand for privacy and security shows no signs of slowing down, with the result that a handful of developments are introducing swanky restaurants only for residents. These ultra-luxury condos offer exclusive on-site dining from some of the richest zip codes in the country. A million dollar apartment is required for reservations.
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Only five kilometers from Miami is the famous Fisher Island, an exclusive paradise for private islands with first-class resort facilities. The island consists of 216 hectares and approx. 800 residences and can only be reached by ferry or a private yacht. It has a members-only Beach Club with one of the only truly private beaches in the country, a luxury suite hotel, golf and tennis courts, two deep-sea harbors, the Vanderbilt Theater, and more.
At the Palazzo Della Luna (PDL), a sprawling 10 story, 50 residential building on the island The space, a resident-only restaurant on the lush pool terrace. Here residents can dine al fresco while overlooking the property’s sunset pool. Offering upscale dining experiences in Miami Beach and beyond, La Piazza serves fresh, seasonal dishes with a changing weekly menu, including house favorites like roasted branzino, roast lamb chops, braised octopus, and more. It’s conveniently located just an elevator ride away and can even be delivered to residents’ front doors for added convenience.
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Hovers high above the Boston skyline Millennium Tower Boston, the tallest self-contained residential building in downtown Boston, standing 685 feet tall. With more than 442 luxury residences with floor-to-ceiling windows and an abundance of amenities, you as a penthouse buyer get custom cabinet designs from The Millennium Collection by Christopher Peacock. It houses a two-story members-only club with a private bar, restaurant, gym, swimming pool, locker rooms, and spa treatment facilities. The tower also has over 250,000 square feet of retail space, including Roche Bros., the first supermarket in Midtown Boston.
Presents an unparalleled dining experience exclusively for famous residents Chef Michael Mina presents Mina in the Tower. The first of its kind, Mina at the Tower, includes club dining, in-home dining, Chef Michael’s personal recipes and cooking classes. Guests can order the club-style signature favorites as well as a changing selection of the most popular dishes from its restaurants across the country. Two other unique offerings include The Monthly Entrée, a new dish cooked each month in four ways (in The Club menu for home delivery, as a personal recipe that you can make from scratch, or as a prepared two Pot meal that you can quickly finish making at home) and The Extra Ingredients which includes access to Michael Mina Wine Club and much more.
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A signature project by the master architect Robert AM Stern, 220 Central Park South is a luxury gated community overlooking Central Park. The development combines an 18-story building called “The Villa” and the 950-foot “Tower” that rises behind it. The 66-story building has great views of Central Park and features Alabama limestone with Juliet balconies and decorative metalwork. In addition to many of its world-class amenities, it also offers private dining options for residents with a Jean-Georges Restaurant on the second floor of the building. The reported 54-seat restaurant, open to residents only, is sure to feature some of the French chef’s acclaimed dishes that he currently serves in his restaurants in 13 different countries.