U.S. Homes From Coast to Coast Boasting of Greenhouses

The benefits of living in tune with nature have become more apparent than ever in 2020, when even diehard urbanites have been seeking out gardens, forests, lakes, mountains and beaches to soothe their souls. Estates with outdoor space and gardens may attract many buyers, but those with a greenhouse have the added cachet of providing greenery in every season. Sometimes, a greenhouse can be a light-filled living space.

Adding a greenhouse to your property can cost an average of $7,000 to $29,000, according to HomeAdvisor, an online home improvement services marketplace. Adding a one-acre greenhouse can cost $40,000 to more than $100,000, but if you want to add a greenhouse to an urban rooftop, that could run $1 million or more.

The typical greenhouse needs some type of heating and air conditioning system, lighting and water.

Here are some greenhouses around the U.S. that range from expansive spaces for growing

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Sunshine Coast nudist retreat in Noosa goes up for sale

The owner of a Sunshine Coast nudist retreat has bared all as he prepares to sell his beloved piece of paradise – and so have his real estate agents.

Rainer Mueckenberger, 71, who has been a practising nudist since he was a teenager, is finally putting the controversial Noosa Edge Nudist Retreat on the market, The Courier-Mail reports.

The 2.5-acre property and business in the Noosa hinterland, surrounded by a seven-foot fence to ensure guests’ privacy, comes complete with BDSM rooms and offers courses on bondage.

One room dubbed The Cave features voice-activated lights, a giant bubble bath and ropes, handles and oils.

“Here, everything is confidential. It’s safe, secure and private,” the German businessman told the paper. “Whatever you want to do here you can, as long as it is adult consenting activities.”

Mr Mueckenberger was tight-lipped on his clientele but hinted there may have been the odd famous

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Simon Reeve puts his huge two-acre Gold Coast home up for sale

Dumped Sunrise presenter Simon Reeve has put his sprawling Gold Coast property up for sale days after suing Channel Seven for up to $1 million.

Reeve was flown to Sydney from the two-acre estate in well-to-do Tallai every week just to read the sport news on Weekend Sunrise.

The arrangement, which cost Seven $250,000 a year in flights and luxury hotels, persisted for years until the NSW-Queensland border shut in March.

Reeve spent three months in limbo at his Gold Coast home absent from TV screens before Seven finally cut him loose on June 25.

Reeve was spotted driving his 4WD at the property on Tuesday afternoon, having had an inspection by a potential buyer

Reeve was spotted driving his 4WD at the property on Tuesday afternoon, having had an inspection by a potential buyer

Simon Reeve has put his sprawling Gold Coast property up for sale days after suing Channel Seven for up to $1 million over his axing from Weekend Sunrise

Simon Reeve has put his sprawling Gold Coast property up for sale days after suing Channel Seven for up to $1 million over his axing from Weekend Sunrise

His lawsuit claims Reeve should have been

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Gold Coast Estate for Sale

Less than 25 miles from Manhattan and near the Long Island Expressway, fieldstone walls edge the entrance of a 108-acre estate. A relic of a bygone era, it is among the last king-size Gold Coast estates on Long Island’s North Shore.

“‘Groton Place’ is a vanishing breed,” said Meredyth Hull Smith, an associate broker with Sotheby’s International Realty in Manhattan, who shares the listing with Christina Porter and Lois Kirschenbaum of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty on Long Island.

The owners, Luis and Julie Rinaldini, wanted lots of land for their horses when, 23 years ago, they purchased the Old Westbury property, saving the expansive estate from impending development. Today they placed the estate, which has 10 fireplaces, seven bedrooms, seven-and-a-half baths, plus staff quarters, on the market for $29.9 million.

“They would like to sell the property to a single owner who could enjoy the property the way they

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