Hot Houses: Nashville’s most famous castle, and a fashion icon’s desert dream

Each week picks its Top 3 over-the-top luxury listings from Mansion Global.

This week we bring you a sprawling desert ranch from one of the most fashionable men on the planet and a modern day Nashville castle at the center of a hit television series.

Our first property is Cerro Pelon, a massive, New Mexican ranch, just put on the market for $75 million by iconic fashion designer Tom Ford.

Architecture aficionados will fall in love with this property’s main house, a true celebration of modern design from Japanese architect Tadao Ando, who is best known for his work on the 9/11 memorial in New York City.

Composed mainly of concrete, the home perches above a reflecting pool which perfectly plays with the concepts of color and light in the desert landscape.

The sprawling property is just a short drive from Santa Fe and encompasses 20,662 acres.

No New Mexican property would be complete without an eight-stall barn, four staff quarters and two private guest houses.

One of the most unique features of the property is its very own wild west movie set. The ranch is home to a complete recreation of a classic mining camp built for the 1985 movie Silverado that has also been featured in All the Pretty Horses and Thor. It’s also the perfect backdrop for your next Deadwood-themed birthday bash.

If you’re looking for something a little more old-school, look no further than this custom-built New England-style beach house on the tony island of Nantucket. Situated near Eel Point, far away from the tourist crowds, the property also boasts private beach access.

Currently listed at $35 million, this is one of the most expensive Nantucket properties on the market according to listing agent Michele Kelsey of Jordan Real Estate.

The highlights of the main house include a grandiose three-story staircase and a 26-foot tall fieldstone fireplace. An open-design New England style kitchen is fully equipped for entertaining and preparing a chef-quality dinner for your many overnight guests.

Those guests will be relaxing in the lap of luxury. The lush 4.25-acre estate includes a seven-bedroom main residence, a swimming pool with ocean views, and a four-bedroom guest cottage, which also boasts pristine views of the Atlantic Ocean.

Amenities include a massive game room, a state-of-the-art gym, sauna, steam shower, massage room,  a private screening room with room for 17 guests and an opulent wine room.

Next up we have one of the most exclusive properties in Nashville.

Connie Britton may have been the runaway star of the show Nashville, but it was often Rayna James’ Tennessee mansion that stole the show.

This beautiful property served as the model for the home used on the eponymous just-wrapped television series.

Of course Nashville isn’t this property’s only claim to fame. Paul Simon once played a charity event in the home’s massive 45-foot-long entry way. Jackson Browne serenaded guests during a charity event by the swimming pool and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler filmed a Skittles Super Bowl commercial on the property. The impeccable gardens have played host to a fundraiser for President George W. Bush in 2000 and the 2015 kickoff to the Country Music Awards.

The 20,000-square-foot house, built with restore stone and wood from all over the globe, has six bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, two half baths and a three-car garage. The sit-down dining area can entertain up to 50 guests.

There’s also a two-stall barn, pond, pool, cabana, billiards room, and home theater, in addition to a state-of-the-art 3,500-bottle brick wine cellar.

This is the perfect property to throw a Nashville-sized party. Onsite parking can accommodate up to 300 vehicles.