Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in December 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_12_12_Black Forest_Colorad$1,950,000 USD | Black Forest, Colorado | Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty

The outside of the home, named Ventanas for its more than 300 windows, is an arc with 340-degree views of the Front Range.”

House hunting: 7 homes with gorgeous glass wallsThe Week

On the Market: A traditional Greek cliffside home with views of the sparkling Aegean SeaArchitectural Digest

House of the Day: A Historic Home from the Old WestThe Wall Street Journal

Luxury Living on the Mall Parking LotThe Wall Street Journal

What You Get for … $1,800,000The New York Times

In Berlin, New Spaces With Historic EchoesThe New York Times

New Baby Boomer Information From NAR ResearchNAR Economist Outlook Blog

The World’s Largest Truffle Goes to AuctionThe New Yorker

Petrus Leads Sotheby’s London Auction With Romanee-ContiBloomberg

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in December 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_12_5_Greenwich_Connecticut$5,995,000 USD | Greenwich, Connecticut | Sotheby’s International Realty- Greenwich Brokerage

More builders are adopting the craftsman look—but are ditching the low ceilings and dark rooms.”

Home Buyers Embrace the ‘Contemporary Craftsman’ LookThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Modern Design and Views for MilesThe Wall Street Journal

WSJ House of the Week: Timeless Homes for Every TasteThe Wall Street Journal

Sophisticated View Apartments on Nob HillHaute Living

On the Market: A lakeside farmstead with views of the Rocky MountainsArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A historic Mediterranean-style homeArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A Victorian charmer with a white picket fence about an hour outside of New York CityArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A hillside castle with Baroque grandeur in Baden Wurttemberg, Germany—Architectural Digest

Home of the Day: Private estate at The Oaks of CalabasasThe Los Angeles Times

Home of the Day: W.C. Tanner-designed Revival in Los FelizThe Los Angeles Times

Burmese Rubies, Colored Diamonds And Cartier Lead Sotheby’s Hong Kong SaleForbes 

Privately Owned Turner Masterpiece Under The Hammer At Sotheby’sArtlyst

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_11_28_Manalapan_Florida$29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty

I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,” said owner Tom Gerrard

House of the Day: Tunnel Vision at an Oceanfront Estate in FloridaThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Historic Estate in Southern VirginiaThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Timeless New York MansionThe Wall Street Journal

Tom Cruise’s sprawling mountain retreat in Telluride, ColoradoArchitectural Digest

Colorado Ski Country Homes for New YorkersThe New York Times

On the Market: A rustic-chic lodge in the woods of OntarioArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A sprawling 17-cottage ranch on the banks of Lake TahoeArchitectural Digest

Five Stories of ClassicThe New York Times

High-End Home Sales Are Surging In Southern CaliforniaThe Los Angeles Times

The $10 Million Home, Never Hotter; Bloomberg

Historic Mellon Auctions Total $218 MillionSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in November 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_11_21_ Big Sky_Montana$18,000,000 USD | Big Sky, Montana | Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty

The roughly 17,000-square-foot home spans three stories and offers views of Lone Mountain. Amenities include a ski room, steam and sauna room, vented cigar room and a private ski bridge separating the home from the Big Sky Resort slopes.”

Three Tricked-Out Ski Homes for SaleThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A rustic-chic lodge in the woods of OntarioArchitectural Digest

What Brazil’s Super-Rich Look For In Real EstateForbes

House of the Day: Two Pools and Three Docks on the Water in Hilton HeadThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: Turn-of-the-century grandeur rendered in a stone manor in St. LouisArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A ski-in, ski-out home on Vail MountainArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 6 lovely homes in MississippiThe Week

Previously Owned U.S. Home Sales Increase to One-Year HighBloomberg

How To Beat Newly Hot Real Estate MarketsReuters

New York’s Multimillion Dollar Home Sales Keep SoaringCNN Money

A cultivated taste: the Bunny Mellon auctionThe Financial Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in November 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_11_14_Big Sur$28,800,000 USD | Big Sur, California | Decker Bullock Sotheby’s International Realty

As a young man, Paul Junger Witt visited California’s Big Sur coast “in search of Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller. ” He hiked to the top of a ridge, took in the spectacular view, and told himself he’d buy a piece of property like it someday.”

Paul Junger Witt Lists in Big Sur for $28.8 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Colorado Ranch with Views, Elk and OwlsThe Wall Street Journal

The most extraordinary homes for sale around the United StatesArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A Colonial-meets-classical residence outside of CharlotteArchitectural Digest

Singer Kelly Rowland Sells Miami Condo for $2.6 millionThe Wall Street Journal

Home of the Day: Palm-shrouded hideaway in Hollywood Hills WestThe Los Angeles Times

The World’s Top 10 Most Expensive HomesBillionaire.com

The wealthy are splurging on million-dollar homes again. Here’s why.The Washington Post

All 43 Works From Bunny Mellon’s Collection Sell at Sotheby’s AuctionThe New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in November 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_11_7_Tribeca NY$2,595,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty- Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

My vision for it was to restore it to its traditional Tribeca-loft feel, but to do so in a way that was authentic to its origins,” said owner, Mo Koyfman.

House of the Day: A Modern Tribeca Loft With an Industrial TouchThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A storybook stone-and-brick cottage in Princeton, New JerseyArchitectural Digest

Luxury Homes With Starry Nights—The Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A Civil War–era manse in the hills of Little DixieArchitectural Digest

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Poland­Sotheby’s International Realty

The Hottest Home Amenity: In-Law ApartmentsThe Wall Street Journal

Quiet Island, With Change ComingThe New York Times

Three Monet Masterpieces are on the BlockArchitectural Digest

Sotheby’s Auctions Debut with Record SalesSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in October 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_10_31_Tom Cruise_Telluride$59,000,000 USD | Telluride, Colorado | Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty

The star’s nearly 10,000-square-foot main house has a gym, recreation room and library.”

Tom Cruise Lists in Telluride for $59 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Discover Tom Cruise’s Extraordinary Telluride Estate >

Brussels Is Craving CubesWall Street Journal

The ‘Best Property In Spain’ Is Found On The Island Of IbizaLuxurious Magazine

On the Market: A historic 18th-century farmstead in Lancaster, PennsylvaniaArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A classic country manor in Lakewood, ColoradoArchitectural Digest

House of the Day: A House for Kayaking in CaliforniaThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A charming Victorian farmhouse in a historic village in Barrington, IllinoisArchitectural Digest

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand to Enter St. MartinSotheby’s International Realty

What You Get for … $1,100,000The New York Times

Actor-writer Bob Odenkirk puts his ’50s home up for saleThe Los Angeles Times

Master of ColourSotheby’s 

Vincent Van Gogh’s Enduring FascinationSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in October 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_10_24_Las Vegas$3,988,000 USD | Las Vegas, Nevada | Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty

House of the Day: Viva Las Vegas ViewsThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A quaint 18th-century farmstead in the Swedish countrysideArchitectural Digest

On the Market: An 18th-century manor in historic Cortona, ItalyArchitectural Digest

What You Get for … $1,500,000The New York Times

Affordability in Danbury, Conn., Just Over the BorderThe New York Times

Billionaire Businessmen Buying Up Mega-RanchesThe Wall Street Journal

London’s Regent’s Park Is Having a MomentThe Wall Street Journal

Home of the Day: Zen-ful midcentury in BrentwoodThe Los Angeles Times

Inside Ultra-Luxury Kitchens: Trends Among Wealthy Buyers—Forbes

Bunny Mellon’s Breathtaking Private Collection on Sale at Sotheby’sArchitectural Digest

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in October 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_10_17_Turks & Caicos$48,000,000 USD | Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

We wanted a place where we could really be disconnected from the pressures of daily life,” said owner, Robert Haas.

Dog-Friendly Turks and Caicos Estate Lists for $48 Million—The Wall Street Journal

The D.C. area’s 10 most pricey house listingsThe Washington Post

House hunting: 6 homes featuring rural modernismThe Week

Effective branded partnerships call for narrative contextLuxury Daily

John Legend Lists in Los Angeles for $1.995 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Home of the Day: Reginald D. Johnson’s ‘Midwood’ in MontecitoThe Los Angeles Times

Pink Diamond Auction in Hong Kong Sets World RecordThe New York Times

Around Frieze in LondonSotheby’s

Preview Sotheby’s Kentshire Galleries AuctionSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in October 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_10_10_Whidbey Island_Washington$5,500,000 USD | Whidbey Island, Washington | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty

I told the architect that I wanted to have the look of a house that had been here for a while. He came through,” said owner, mystery writer Elizabeth George.

House of the Day: Mystery Writer Elizabeth George Lists Island HomeThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Old World Charm in New JerseyThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A wine-country gem in the hills of Piedmont in Alessandria, ItalyArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A historic five-story home overlooking Lake GenevaArchitectural Digest

What You Get for … $935,000The New York Times

Home of the Day: Pasadena post-and-beam spans flowing creekThe Los Angeles Times

NBA journeyman Mike James prices sports compound at $7.5 millionThe Los Angeles Times

Women Worth Watching in 2015Diversity Journal

Billionaire’s Collection on the BlockThe Wall Street Journal

Jewelry Is a Miniature Piece of Art: ChaoBloomberg TV