Price: $1.8 million
Listing agent: Tanya Tonge, Cascade Sotheby's International Realty, 541-323-2750
There's a dozen custom cars, a few motorcycles and a restored 1948 Ford 8N tractor in Holman's 3,000-square-foot garage, which also features two plasma-screen TVs, a bathroom/shower, a lounge and car lift. The garage takes up half of an elaborate carriage house that also includes a 1,500-square-foot woodshop and an upstairs bedroom suite. The structure is part of a woodland estate some 300 miles southeast of Portland, near the Anthony Lakes Ski Area and four national forests. The 20-acre spread also hosts a massive log cabin with five bedrooms, five bathrooms, a large deck and more. Click here for details.
Price: $15.9 million
Listing agent: Suzanne Perkins, Sotheby's International Realty, 805-969-9993
Located on 3.5 acres in Santa Monica's tony Montecito district, this 2-year-old modernist house includes an art gallery the owner uses to display his vintage-car collection. With polished floors, walnut-lined walls, museum-quality lighting and enough space for 32 vehicles, the gallery holds classic cars from Mercedes, Ferrari and other super-premium brands. A huge Mobil "winged-horse" logo adorns the wall, while huge glass windows make the collection visible from the outside. The Glass Pavilion also features five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and a massive wine room -- all surrounded by superclear Star Fire glass, more typically used for jewelry-display cases.Learn more about the house here. (URL = )
Price: $9 million
Listing agent: Joan Levinson, Realty One Group, 480-998-5673
This home's 15-car "show garage" looks like something out of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Classic cars sit atop a red-and-white checkerboard floor, framed by vintage gas pumps. There are also matching red-and-white walls and museum-grade lighting. Located in exclusive Paradise Valley outside Phoenix and Scottsdale, the home also features six bedrooms -- including four children's bedroom suites that each have their own jacuzzi, shower and walk-in closet. The house also boasts a wine room and a nine-seat theater, while the grounds host a tennis court, swimming pools, a guest house and a second "bus garage." You can see all of the details here.
Price: $4.8 million
Listing agent: Christopher Thompson, Tim Thompson Premier Realtors, 615-790-8884
Located some 20 miles south of Nashville, this estate includes a massive garage the owner uses to house his large antique-car collection. The climate-controlled space features polished floors, chandeliers, an old-fashioned Texaco gas pump and other authentic memorabilia. Beyond the garage, the house offers five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an elevator and a huge sitting porch. The estate also includes a guest farmhouse, a pond and more. Click here for complete details. By the way, if you like the owner's car collection, it's for sale for a separate price.
Price: $3.5 million
Listing agent: Cord Shiflet, Moreland Properties, 512-480-0848, ext. 164
Cord Shiflet is the listing agent and owner of this home, where he built a four-car detached garage to house some of his 17 cars and motorcycles. (The house also has a two-car attached garage for everyday use.) Shiflet's "show garage" features beamed cathedral ceilings, a bathroom and a $27,000 Danghia chandelier. Pull the cars out and the 2,500-square-foot space doubles as a disco, with the garage doors opening out onto the property's covered porch and pool area. The property's Rob Roy-style main house features five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, a pool, hot tub and a swim-up bar. Check out the 1.3-acre property's complete listing here. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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