Significant Sales Volume 11 2014

The latest issue of Significant Sales features top sales from around the world beginning with an exquisite $450 million (HKD) property in Hong Kong. Also featured is a private ocean view home in California, a state-of-the-art escape in Colorado and more than twenty other properties from around the globe.

HK SIR - 58m$450,000,000 (HKD) | Hong Kong | Hong Kong Sotheby’s International Realty

Hong Kong - This luxuriously presented, free-standing detached house is located in a prestigious area surrounded by rolling hills and overlooking the city. The home has a well-appointed contemporary interior and amazing outdoor space on the rooftop terrace. It also has a huge private garden with attached swimming pool. This spacious, light-filled home features high ceilings to accentuate the elegant overall design. The house is also refurbished in white marble walls and flooring throughout, with every level in the home constructed with a separate open staircase and a private elevator with access to every level. There is a dome-shaped skylight window ceiling which completes the overall luxurious design.

Pacific SIR - 15.995m (2)$15,995,000 (USD) | California, USA | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

California - From the Sandy Shores of Del Mar, California, this family compound sits behind private gates in a small beach enclave known as Sandy Lane. It offers a unique opportunity to refresh or rebuild an original Russell Forester built in 1950 and yet still relevant for today’s beach front living. Rarely seen at the ocean front, this home features a large beach side patio, three bedroom main residence, pool, cabana/guest house, private green courtyards and ample guest parking all from just a few steps to the sand.

Aspen Snowmass SIR - 15.8m (2)$15,800,000 (USD) | Colorado, USA | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Colorado - Enlisting the talents of architects Ike Kligerman Barkley, the design team of the Muse Building left no detail to chance. Adorned with exquisite finishes and furnishings, the practical and inviting floor plan flows from opulent living spaces to an inviting roof top deck and back again, all while solely focused on enhancing the sublime living experience through meticulous attention to detail. The Muse Penthouse features 5,053 livable heated square feet with four bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, as well as 4,451 square feet of decks and patios. There is a rooftop deck with heated pool and unobstructed views of Aspen Mountain, private patio and deck on the main level capturing the sights and sounds of downtown. The latest Savant technology controls security, climate, window coverings, lights, audio and video. There is 5,235 square feet of commercial space on the second level.

ONE 15.25M (2)$15,250,000 (USD) | Florida, USA | One Sotheby’s International Realty

Florida - This private compound is ideal for the end user, investor or developer planning to build a new, large luxury waterfront estate on prestigious upper North Bay Road in Miami Beach. This one- of-a-kind opportunity offers 37,895 square feet, 191 linear feet of water frontage, with incredible unobstructed panoramic views of the Downtown Miami skyline amidst breathtaking sunsets.

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Significant Sales Volume 10 2014

The latest issue of Significant Sales features top sales from around the world beginning with a $56 million property in a spectacular new building in New York City. Also featured is an exclusive ocean club community in the Florida Keys, the ultimate Rocky Mountain home in Montana and more than twenty other properties from around the globe.

East Side Manhattan 56m (1)$56,079,298 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage

New York- This property features the exceptional personal service of Park Hyatt’s new five-star flagship hotel. Located across from Central Park and Columbus Circle, One57 is surrounded by the city’s best restaurants, shopping, entertainment and the cultural offerings of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Broadway.

Russ Post 20m$20,000, 000 USD | Florida, USA | Russell Post Sotheby’s International Realty

Florida- Marina Inn is part of the exclusive Ocean Reef community in the Florida Keys and less than an hour from Miami.  The three-acre property includes 750 feet of waterfront and currently consists of eight large two-bedroom rental properties. Marina Inn is situated in one of the nation’s most prestigious club communities, Ocean Reef, whose members include a bevy of the “who’s who of American business.” The community is also favored for its championship golf courses, mega yacht marina and lighted 4,456-foot airport capable of accommodating large and mid-size business jets.

Big Sky 17m$17,000,000 USD |  Montana, USA | Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty

Montana- Mountain Chateau is the ultimate Rocky Mountain ski home, located directly on alpine and Nordic trails, providing unparalleled ski access in a secluded environment surrounded by pines. Detailed craftsmanship is showcased through features including intricate molding, a custom designed spiral staircase, Italian Molaro tilt and turn windows and a Saskia Ewen mural. A variety of materials were used, from Italian marble floors, Glen Rose rockwork, Douglas fir and Cedar timbers, to American Walnut cabinetry.

1016 Ocean Rd, Bridgehampton, NY, Long Island, New York$16,750,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-Bridgehampton Brokerage

New York- This estate sits on 3.88 acres in a premier Bridgehampton South location near the ocean and village.  Built in 1987, and almost fully renovated in 2011 by distinguished architect John Laffey, the 7,000-square foot manor boasts beautiful living spaces with oversized windows, hardwood flooring and high paneled ceilings throughout.

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Significant Sales Volume 9 2014

The latest issue of Significant Sales features top sales from around the world including a masterpiece “House-On-Hill” in California. Also featured is a private seaside cottage compound in Massachusetts, a historic ranch in Wyoming and over twenty more significant properties.

Today 22.8m (2)$22,800,000 USD | California, USA | Today Sotheby’s International Realty

California- The masterpiece of noted architect David Adler, “House-On-Hill” was commissioned for Mrs. Celia Tobin Clark, heiress to the Hibernia Bank fortune. Inspired by the graceful elegance of England’s Cotswold Hills Tudors, construction commenced in 1929 and was completed in 1931. In 1992, the present owners meticulously renovated the entire property with an eye for the preservation of original design features while updating the systems infrastructure to modern-day requirements. For more than sixty years, the Hillsborough mansion has been cited as one of the most spectacular private residences ever created. Its opulent ballroom and VIP Suite have hosted world leaders and many U.S. presidents. Nestled in the gentle hills overlooking San Francisco Bay, one feels, upon entering through classic wrought-iron gates, a sense of having entered another world. It remains unique and majestic and is reputed to be one of the finest homes in the United States.

ONE 22.5m$22,500,000 USD | Florida, USA | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Florida- This beachfront home is in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in South Florida, Golden Beach, a community in Northern Miami with some of the only single-family homes left along the Atlantic Ocean. The home boasts approximately 11,000 square feet of living space with 150 feet of direct ocean frontage, six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms and two half bathrooms.

Maury People 20.9m (1)$20,900,000 USD | Massachusetts, USA | Maury People Sotheby’s International Realty

Massachusetts-  Follow the long white shell driveway to this awe-inspiring private Squam Road compound with main house, cottage with separate driveway entrance and two-car garage with studio. There is a covered wrap around deck, professionally built home theater, lovely grounds with a mix of wild fields, stone walls, rock pathways, manicured lawns and well thought out garden spaces.

Jackson Hole 19.75m (2)$19,750,000 USD | Wyoming, USA | Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty

Wyoming- Nestled at the base of the majestic Teton Mountain Range, the historic 389-acre VandeWater Ranch is truly one of the most pristine and beautiful ranches in the Jackson Hole Valley.  In the same family since 1939, the ranch is the ultimate retreat for those seeking a gentler and slower pace to life. The is parcel of the ranch is made up of 140 acres of mostly undeveloped alpine and meadow land about ten miles from Jackson, between the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and the community of Wilson, Wyoming. Also included are a 3,950 square foot main house, a caretaker’s quarters, fishing cabin and several additional ranch buildings.

Southampton 16 m (1)$16,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-Southampton Brokerage

New York- This historic beach house, circa the early 1900s, has a detached garage and guest apartment.  It is on 1.5 acres and has 142 feet of bulkheaded oceanfront, with eight bedrooms and six-and-a half baths total. The home features an oceanside heated Gunite pool and views of both the ocean and Old Town Pond.

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Significant Sales Volumes 7 & 8 2014

The latest issue of Significant Sales features top sales from around the world, beginning with a private beach home in the Bahamas. Also featured is an architecturally stunning residence in New York City, a country French masterpiece in California and over forty other properties from across the globe.

Lyford Cay Bahamas Harbor House$42,000,000 USD | Bahamas | Lyford Cay Sotheby’s International Realty

Bahamas- This property offers its owners their own private beach in a secure community. Meticulously maintained, the spacious 30,000 square foot family home is situated on two acres with 590 feet of frontage located at the entrance to the Lyford Cay Marina. One of the most prestigious properties in Lyford Cay, included in the sale is a 1.4 acre beachfront lot across the street. Amenities include a tennis court, pool, Jacuzzi, 200 feet of dock and all of the necessary improvements for easy tropical living.

Greenwich 27.5m (1)$27,500,000 USD | Connecticut, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-Greenwich Brokerage

Connecticut- An hour’s drive from New York City, beautiful Conyers Farms is where Academy Award-winning producer and director Ron Howard and his wife chose to raise their family. Their private country estate, consisting of approximately 32 acres of unparalleled privacy showcases a splendid shingle style main house with more than eighteen thousand square feet, a charming Craftsman style two-bedroom guest house, an indoor sports complex, observatory silo with Meade telescope, barns, paddocks, ivy-draped stone head house, greenhouse plus formal rose, boxwood and organic gardens.

East Side 20.5m$20,500,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage

New York- This architecturally stunning full floor prewar residence on Fifth Avenue is in triple mint condition and was designed by world-renowned architect, Roger Ferris. Situated on 88th Street directly opposite the Guggenheim Museum, the views of Central Park, the Reservoir and city skyline from this 11th Floor apartment are truly spectacular.

East Hampton 21.5m (1)$21,500,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-East Hampton Brokerage

New York- This unique European Villa was built in 1915 and designed by noted architect William Bottomley. It was completely renovated in 2009 by architect Robert Young, who combined contemporary elements with the original details in all six bedrooms and six-and-a-half baths. There is a large living room with dual fireplaces, chef’s kitchen with copper and steel cabinetry and tamarind wood ledges. Surrounded by four rolling acres of lush green lawns, orchards, lily pond, immaculate gardens, tennis court and oversized pool with pool house, the home has private ocean access.

Georgica Cove, 26 West End Rd, East Hampton, NY, Long Island, New York$21,250,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty-East Hampton Brokerage

New York- This home has sensational sunset waterviews from a vacant 3.2-acre meadow with an open lawn to 197 feet directly on Georgica Pond. The estate is minutes to the ocean beach. It is zoned for a 15,000 square foot residence, pool and tennis court.

Ewing 19.750m (1)$19,750,000 USD California, USA | Ewing Sotheby’s International Realty

California- This brand new home is gate and very private.  A country French masterpiece, it is set on three flat acres and has its own vineyard.

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Significant Sales Volumes 5 & 6 2014

The latest issue of Significant Sales features top sales from around the world, beginning with a sophisticated condominium in Manhattan with 360-city and park views. Also featured is a majestic waterfront home in Australia, an inviting home in the heart of downtown Aspen and over forty other properties from across the globe.

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Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage | $25,000,000 USD | New York, New York

New York- Perched on the 30th and 31st floors of a white-glove limestone condominium, this impressive duplex boasts phenomenal 360-city and park views from 52 oversized windows. Spanning 6,286 square feet, the sprawling 12 room apartment has 10 foot ceilings and grandly proportioned rooms. The gracious floor plan is distinguished by a large gallery with a sweeping staircase and features a huge corner Living room with wood-burning fireplace, a library and an elegant Dining room, as well as a cozy study. There is also a state-of-the-art Kitchen, windowed Breakfast room, Staff bath and a conveniently placed Powder room. Upstairs the private quarters include a massive Master suite comprised of three rooms and baths plus a vast walk in closet/dressing room. There are two additional bedrooms and an enormous Media room, also with ensuite bathroom.


Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty | $30,000,000 AUD | Sydney, Australia

Sydney- One of Australia’s most outstanding homes, this property is situated in Point Piper’s best position, north facing with uninterrupted views of the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. The home has an exceptional and seldom offered street to water position with absolute deep water frontage and boat house on title with full slipway and deep water jetty. Designed by renowned Gergely & Pinter Architects, the home is ideal for entertaining on a grand scale, overlooking the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour. The views encapsulate 180 degrees from the Opera House, Harbour Bridge and right through to Manly. The substantial accommodation and facilities include six bedroom suites and eight-and-a-half bathrooms, as well as separate self-contained apartment with private entrance.

Aspen Snowmass SIR - 17m (2)

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | $17,000,000 USD | Colorado, USA

Colorado- Offering a rare combination of attributes that are unmatched by any other residential offering, this property is highly prized for its one-of-a-kind location in the heart of downtown Aspen,  up-close views of Aspen Mountain, unforgettable roof top deck with bar and hot tub, unsurpassed commitment to craftsmanship and luxurious finishes and furnishings. There are five bedrooms, eight and- a-half baths and 9,000 square feet of living plus common areas, garage and storage.

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Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty | Sales Price Undisclosed | Texas, USA

Texas- Located in the Texas Hill Country, with 4.5 miles of both sides of the beautiful Sabinal River, the property is shaded by huge century-plus old cypress trees and Little Creek. It was offered for the first time in more than 80 years. Picturesque improvements include a 1930s main home and guesthouse, staff cabin, vintage farm house, barn, equipment sheds and cattle pens.

Dreyfus SIR 15M

 Dreyfus Sotheby’s International Realty | $15,000,000 USD | California, USA

California- On the most elegant street in the most sought-after neighborhood in Palo Alto, this home is truly a rare find. At over 20,000 square feet, the lot is exceptionally large for Palo Alto and offers a feel of genteel privacy to its residents. The property includes not only the main house with the finest finishes from around the world and a grand front entrance but also a pool, spa, sport court and covered outdoor living/dining area with fireplace and built-in barbeque. The pool house includes a full bathroom, shower and steam room. Originally built in 1925, the home and grounds have been renovated with painstaking care, designed to work for today’s modern living while keeping in harmony with its historical heritage.

Ewing 24m (2)

Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty | $24,000,000 USD | California, USA

California- In 1927, on Chalon Road in the hills of Bel-Air, the owners of a dramatic 1.5 acre parcel with aweinspiring vistas hired an emerging architect, Gordon B. Kaufmann, to develop a unique vision for their property. The result is a truly iconic home that today is considered by experts to be a significant part of the architectural history of Los Angeles. Lovingly renovated and meticulously maintained, this extremely rare offering has been expanded and updated to accommodate 21st century living while graciously preserving the integrity and resplendence of the original design. Abundant detailing and amenities are found throughout the home’s three-level, 11,505 square foot floor plan. The generous use of rich varietal woods, ornately carved stone and light fixtures fashioned from sterling silver, onyx and fine crystal are superb representations of the era’s artisan craftsmanship.

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Significant Sales April 2014

The April 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with a beachfront property in California with approximately 300 feet of “on the sand” frontage. Also featured is a magnificent waterfront home in Sands Point, New York, the Morning View Mansion in the heart of Malibu and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Montecito 19.875m

  Sotheby’s International Realty-Montecito-Coast Village Road Brokerage | $19,870,000 USD | California, USA

California— This two-parcel beachfront property has approximately 300 feet of “on the sand” frontage for a total of approximately 3.55 level acres. There is an existing three-bedroom home on the entry parcel. As well, there is a building site for an approximately 12,000-square foot estate, partially constructed.

Daniel Gale 17m(2)

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty | $17,000,000 USD | New York, USA

New York—Magnificent waterfront living defines La Presqu’ile – a rare gem along the seashore. Nestled on just under 20 acres at the tip of the peninsula connecting Manhasset Bay and the Long Island Sound, La Presqu’ile commands prime views of the Manhattan skyline, water, open sky and natural landscape with 1,600 feet of shoreline. An enchanting oasis, the lush grounds include specimen and ornamental trees, shrubs and estate gar­dens. In addition to the main residence are two cottages that are approached by a regal stone entry and four car garage with two apartments. Situated on the property are tennis courts, swim­ming pool, boat house and dock.

Brentwood 15m (2)

Sotheby’s International Realty-Brentwood Brokerage | $15,000,000 USD | California, USA

California—The Morning View mansion is in the heart of Malibu. This palatial masterpiece is set on approximately 5.33 private ocean view acres and has manicured gardens, reflective pools, fountains, a caretaker’s residence, horse stables with riding area, tennis court, large infinity edged pool with guest/pool house and fruit orchard.

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Significant Sales March 2014

The March 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an iconic piece of American history – River View Estate in Alexandria, VA.  Also showcased is a 17,000 sq. ft. resort-like property in the exclusive neighborhood of Pelican Point in Newport Coast, CA, an incredible dream home in Coral Gables, FL which encompasses 223′ of water frontage and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

  TTR Sotheby’s International Realty | $18,600,000 (USD) | Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA—An Iconic Piece of American History – River View Estate.  Offered for the first time in more than 50 years, River View Estate is a 16.5- acre estate that was originally part of President George Washington’s famed Mount Vernon Estate.  Located just ten miles from the national’s capital via the tree-lined George Washington Memorial Parkway, easily accessible from the region’s three airports that service both private and commercial aviation.  Steeped in American History, River View Estate offers an unrivaled respite into nature, yet is just minutes from the dining, cultural and educational offerings of both Old Town Alexandria, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

HOM Sotheby’s International Realty | $14,700,000 | Newport Coast, CA, USA

Newport, CA—Encompassing two lots in exclusive Pelican Point, this stunning estate offers 17,000 sq. ft. of living space over lush, resort-like grounds.  Implementing the highest quality of interior finishes and professional design, this impeccable estate blends classic European architecture with effortless day-to-day living.  It offers panoramic views of the coastline, ocean, Catalina Island and the Pelican Hills Golf Course.  The main residence features six bedrooms, seven and one-half baths.  The guest residence consists of three bedrooms, four and four half baths.  This compound offers flexibility for a large family or even a corporate retreat.  A lower-level features entertainment area is complete with theatre, wine cellar, family room, spa, basketball court and an 8 car garage. Very private and spacious grounds include gorgeous landscaping, pool and spa, fountains, full kitchen and multiple seating & entertaining areas.  Enjoy beach access with one the most spectacular residences along California’s coast..

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty | $8,000,000 | Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Coral Gables, FL—Amazing opportunity to customize and finish this dream home in Guard Gated Gables Estates.  The home was designed by renowned Architect Ralph Portuondo and offers nine bedrooms, nine full baths, two half bathrooms and a total of 16,311 square feet of living area on a 57,017 square foot lot.  Additional features include 223′ of water frontage, a separate office and a guest house

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Significant Sales February 2014

The February 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with a Lutyens-inspired stone and stucco mansion in Southampton.  Also featured is a designer full floor apartment, overlooking Central Park in Manhattan, a private island in the Bahamas and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

 Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage / $31,750,000 USD / New York, USA

The Hamptons? Brilliantly conceived and built, this circa 2005 Lutyens-inspired stone and stucco mansion is perfectly positioned on six acres of waterfront property with a deep water dock. The 10,000 square foot house has well-proportioned rooms including a formal living room and gathering room, both with stone fireplaces, and circular alcove. Ideal for entertaining or relaxing on any scale, the house is complete with a paneled billiards room with fireplace, a fully-appointed media room, reading room, gym, a chef’s dream kitchen and formal dining room. There also are seven fireplaces, an elevator, six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Facing west with breathtaking sunsets, the exteriors are as impressive as the house. An extensive covered terrace, with year-round stone hot tub, overlooks the heated Gunite swimming pool and 350 feet of beachfront.  There are also tennis and basketball courts and a separate four-car garage.

Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage / $19,000,000 USD / Manhattan, USA

Manhattan? This 13-into-11 room J.E.R. Carpenter designed, full floor apartment is ideally situated on 62nd Street in an elegant limestone prewar cooperative. Lovely leafy views of Central Park and southern outlooks distinguish this sophisticated residence, while the gracious floor plan is enhanced by a pristine renovation. The apartment boasts a grandly scaled living room, library and dining room, with two wood-burning fireplaces.  There is a master bedroom suite with his and hers ensuite marble clad baths and two custom-fitted dressing rooms.  In addition, a second bedroom and bath, as well as a powder room, kitchen, pantry, a staff room with a bath and a laundry room complete the layout.

Damiano’s Sotheby’s International Realty – $18,500,000 USD / Bahamas

Bahamas? Williams Cay is situated north of Great Exuma, a 15 minute boat ride from Barratarre. The island encompasses 180 acres with a 75 foot elevation, deep water access and beautiful beaches. The concrete block house, built in 1999, sits at the highest point with commanding views of the sea and neighboring islands. Accommodations consist of a pod-style home with a living area that has dining, kitchen, laundry and a guest bedroom in one building. A few steps away there is another building with three bedrooms and a small sitting room with a kitchenette. The master bedroom is located in a separate building and consists of a large bedroom with sitting area, dressing room, walk-in closet and bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower stall.

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Significant Sales January 2014

The January 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an extraordinary triplex penthouse in Florida. Also featured is a grand limestone house in Manhattan, a classic colonial in Greenwich, Connecticut and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Ocean Dr ONE 20MONE Sotheby’s International Realty / $20,000,000 USD / Florida, USA

Florida—This three-level penthouse is set over 7,000 square feet and offers unmeasurable luxury. There also is a plunge pool on the 17th floor and a full-floor master suite on the 18th floor. This penthouse truly embodies an elegant and indulgent lifestyle.

East Side Manhattan 19.6m (1)Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage / $19,600,000 USD / New York, USA

New York—This home is situated on one of the most desirable residential blocks in Carnegie Hill just off Fifth Avenue and steps from Central Park. Sun-filled, open and airy, this grand limestone house is comprised of a total of five stories plus a fabulous roof deck with open city views and a windowed English basement. A gracious entry hall leads to a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with access to a garden. The private full floor master bedroom offers a spacious bath and a large terrace. Additionally there are four large bedrooms, each with ensuite baths and ample closet space.

Greenwich 11.9m (1)Sotheby’s International Realty-Greenwich Brokerage / $11,920,000 USD / Connecticut, USA

Connecticut—This exquisitely renovated, stunning Colonial has eleven plus acres of meadows and paddocks and an expansive equestrian farm. Two fully restored vintage Dutch barns provide for galas with dance floor, stage, saloon, executive office and five box stall equestrian facility. Architectural detailing captures the historical essence of this spectacular home. There is a paneled library, family room and gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, as well as five luxurious suites. The master suite has a library with fireplace, his and her dressing rooms and master baths, private study, exercise studio with bath and sauna. There also is a wine cellar, six fireplaces, beautiful terraces, pool, four garage bays and a one bedroom carriage house.

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Significant Sales December 2013

The December 2013 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an extraordinary 65,000-acre property in Canada. Also featured is a lakefront jewel in Palm Beach, Florida, a Manhattan apartment with views of Central Park and and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

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Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec / Sales Price Undisclosed / Canada

Canada—This property features 65,000 acres of pure paradise. A world-class private hunting and fishing reserve located one hour from Ottawa, Montréal and Mont-Tremblant, it has 70 private lakes including 28 kilometers of lake frontage on Lac Papineau and Lac Commandant, 13 private chalets, a private marina and fish hatchery. The property is a spectacular wilderness reserve that has played a pivotal place in Canadian history, as the nearby Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello has hosted NATO meetings, a G-7 Summit and a North American Leaders Summit.

Palm Beach

Sotheby’s International Realty-Palm Beach Brokerage / $28,500,000 / Florida, USA

Florida—This extraordinary lakefront jewel, built in 2008, offers the ultimate in Palm Beach living. The grand iron gates create a formal entrance to the meticulously maintained landscape and residence. With incredible views of the Intracoastal Waterway from every major room, the home has a well-designed floor plan that offers a wonderful flow through the spacious rooms which open out onto outdoor loggias, providing elegant entertainment spaces inside and out.

East Side Manhattan

Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage / $18,000,000 / New York, USA

Manhattan—Completed in 1931, this property is considered one of Rosario Candela’s finest apartment buildings. This apartment is offered for sale for the first time in more than 70 years. It occupies the entire 17th floor of the building and features grand scale rooms, open city vistas, five terraces and views to Central Park. The 30-foot living room has 11-foot ceilings and features three French doors that access a large terrace. The adjacent library with wood-burning fireplace has two terraces and a Juliette balcony, while the dining room has two French doors leading to yet another terrace. There are three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, and the master bedroom has a terrace and views to Central Park. There is a large kitchen and pantry, a breakfast room and double staff room.

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