List price: $23 million
Listing agent: John Stanaland, Hom/Sotheby's International Realty, 949-342-3635 Located on the Pacific Ocean some 60 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 10 miles east of Catalina Island, this Tuscan-style estate boasts remote-controlled lights, drapes, audio/video and more. A Crestron control system runs the built-in 60-inch built-in flat-panel TV and surround-sound system in the home's great room, as well as two flat-panel TVs and a ticker-tape display in the "sports room." You can also control the property's security system/video cameras remotely, as well as a 15-zone audio system that features built-in speakers inside and out of the six-bedroom home. But the estate's coolest feature is probably its home theater, which boasts a professional-grade video projector, a 160-inch screen and 11 reclining seats. Located in a gated enclave next to a golf course and a Ritz-Carlton five-star resort, the spread also features 10 bathrooms, four fireplaces, two garages, two laundry rooms and a 1,500-bottle wine cellar. Click here for the details.
List price: $19 million
Listing agent: Michele Kleier, Gumley Haft Kleier Inc., 212-371-2525 ext. 350 This three-bedroom penthouse doesn't have the world's most elaborate electronics, but is in one of the coolest settings around -- a 98-year-old former factory's clock tower. Spanning the top three floors of Brooklyn's famed 1914 Clock Tower Building, the condo boasts one-of-a-kind windows carved out of the structure's four huge clocks (which still function). As for electronics, the penthouse has 12-speed CAT wiring and a Crestron system that controls lighting, heat, air conditioning, audio/video and shades. Other amenities include 3.5 bathrooms, a private elevator, 16- to 50-foot ceilings and 24-hour concierge service. The building is in Brooklyn's up-and-coming "Dumbo" area, which stands for "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass." To learn more, click here.
List price: $11.5 million
Listing agent: Debra Johnston, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International Realty, 404-312-1959 This newly built 2-acre estate features all sorts of cutting-edge technology, from a home theater that cost nearly $1 million to lights, thermostats and more that you can control remotely. Virtually every room in this seven-bedroom/13-bathroom home is connected to central music and security systems and comes prewired for CAT5 cable, PBX phones and high-speed Internet access. There's also a high-tech geothermal heating/cooling system and super-efficient thermal-pane windows and icynene insulation. But it's the property's home theater that really shines. Outfitted with 12-seat German-made leather seats, the space boasts a $160,000 Digital Projections Pro-Cinema Commercial Projector, a 171-inch Stewart film screen and a $17,000 Snell surround-sound speaker/subwoofer system. Located in the Tuxedo Park section of Atlanta's exclusive Buckhead neighborhood, the estate also features four fireplaces, a 1,500-bottle wine cellar, a 70-foot geothermal-heated pool, a custom kitchen and an outdoor auxiliary kitchen for entertaining. Click here to check out the details.
List price: $10.9 million
Listing agent: Ralph Secino, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, 508-776-3323 This 7.6-acre estate's smart-home technology runs not only all systems in its four-bedroom main house, but lights, heat and the like in its one-bedroom carriage house as well. The system controls the home's built-in audio/video, 14 flat-panel TVs -- even the temperature in the estate's massive wine cellar. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac just steps from the Atlantic Ocean, the 4-year-old spread also has eight bathrooms, four fireplaces and an infinity-edge pool. It's offered for sale fully furnished with antiques and other upscale amenities. For information, click here.
List price: $5.9 million
Listing agent: Cindy O'Gorman, Ebby Halliday Realtors, 972-715-0190 This six-bedroom estate's elaborate media room features a domed ceiling that depicts thousands of twinkling stars - and even an occasional meteor streaking across the sky. There are also eight reclining chairs, as well as custom-painted murals depicting a panoramic view of Florence, Italy. As for electronics, the media room boasts a Sony ( SNE) video projector, a 147-inch screen, a 7.1 surround-sound Super THX speaker system, four DSS satellite receivers and more. The home's state-of-the-art electronics also include remote-controlled shades, lights and other amenities, as well as built-in wiring for audio, flat-panel TVs and high-speed Internet. Located in the exclusive Willow Bend Place neighborhood of Plano, Texas, just outside Dallas, the lakeside spread also includes eight fireplaces, a waterfall and a saltwater pool/spa. Click here for information.