World Class Estate in Arizona / Video House Tour

Built of block and stone construction, no detail was overlooked or cost spared. The magnificent Great Room is at the heart of the home and is open to the gourmet kitchen with everything you could ever need or want including a wood burning pizza oven. Walk through a fully retractable 30-foot wall of curved glass doors to access the elegant outdoors with every outdoor amenity.

$6,875,000 USD / Scottsdale, Arizona / Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Incredible Western Retreat in Scottsdale, Arizona / Video House Tour

Inspired by old ranch houses in the West, this incredible estate home with separate guesthouse situated on 2.3 acres is simply unforgettable. Built with Western and Rustic design elements reminiscent of a past era, yet loaded with modern amenities for today’s entertaining.

$2,595,000 USD / Scottsdale, Arizona / Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Incredible Western Retreat in Scottsdale, Arizona | Video House Tour

Inspired by old ranch houses in the West, this incredible estate home with separate guesthouse situated on 2.3 acres is simply unforgettable. Built with Western and Rustic design elements reminiscent of a past era, yet loaded with modern amenities for today’s entertaining.

$2,595,000 USD | Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Living the Golf Lifestyle

From the cliffs of Pebble Beach to the palm trees in Mallorca, golf enthusiasts from around the world undoubtedly will be perfecting their swings this majors tournament season, which kicks off this week at the 2014 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

For the golfer who desires the serenity, prestige and access to links lavished with adventure, owning a golf retreat on their favorite course is a coveted trophy.

Discover five legacy residences that epitomize the luxurious golf lifestyle enjoyed both on and off the course.

California

Luxury Golf Course Homes | Sherwood Country Club | Thousand Oaks, California$6,800,000 USD | Thousand Oaks, California | Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty

This Hamptons-style, colonial estate overlooks the 16th fairway of the Sherwood Country Club’s Jack Nicklaus golf course. The morning sunlight that illuminates the Santa Monica mountains to the east pours into the home, highlighting its detailed molding, millwork, wainscoting, designer window coverings, hand-hewn wood floors and French doors. Volume ceilings accentuate the spacious open plan.

Arizona

Luxury Homes for Sale | Desert Mountain Golf Resort | Scottsdale, Arizona$4,750,000 USD | Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

A courtyard that wraps around a teardrop tiled pool and spa distinguishes this custom estate in the Desert Mountain golf community overlooking the 15th hole of Chiricahua, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. A covered patio, fireplace and built-in barbeque with high-top seating invite outdoor entertaining. Theater, wine and game rooms keep guests engaged inside. At bedtime, the master suite beckons, warmed by split-face honey onyx fireplace.

Puerto Rico

St Regis Bahia Beach Resort | Puerto Rico$4,850,000 USD | Rio Grande, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty

One of only three currently built, this Las Estancias residence estate at The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort features a Bali-inspired design with panoramic ocean and golf views surrounded by a rainforest. The single-level, double height, plantation-style construction incorporates an infinity edge pool and spa tub on the outdoor terraces. A European double-width kitchen equipped with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances and wet bar open into the formal dining area.

Spain

Golf Villa for Sale | Costa Brava, Spain$3,040,000 USD | Caldes De Malavella, Spain | Costa Brava Sotheby’s International Realty

The glass façade of this Spanish villa, designed by de Blacam & Meagher at the PGA Catalunya Resort, looks out onto the 17th fairway and surrounding forest. The outdoor terrace area blends into the indoor living space. The home’s two kitchens – one inside and out – authentic al fresco barbeque oven, custom infinity pool and two fireplaces clearly are intended for owners who enjoy entertaining family and friends.

Hawaii

Kapalua Plantation Golf Course | Hawaii$12,500,000 USD | Kapalua, Hawaii | Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Inspired by 19th century, Craftsman-style Hawaiian homes, this estate overlooking the 16th fairway of Hawaii’s Kapalua Plantation Course merges the history and artistry of a bygone era with the technology, amenities and quality craftsmanship of a modern home. Surrounded by views of the ocean, Moloka’I island and West Maui Forest Reserve, this home’s modern layout includes an indoor pool, spa and outdoor kitchen.

Private Golf Estate | Bridgehampton, new YorkPrice Upon Request | Bridgehampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

Three Ponds Farm is an unparalleled private residence on 60+/-picturesque acres in Bridgehampton, New York. Three Ponds offers the only private golf course designed by the legendary Rees Jones, exemplifying his signature style to maximize the course’s aesthetic appeal in its natural environment while creating intriguing, competitive elements. The unique design of the USGA rated course offers 9 holes which can be played in both directions with a charming historic milking barn known as the “fish house,” for a mid-play break. Players can enjoy the two story club house adjacent to the main residence with an English gentlemen’s flare of handsome cherry wood paneling and antique bar with separate guest quarters.

Living the Golf Lifestyle

From the cliffs of Pebble Beach to the palm trees in Mallorca, golf enthusiasts from around the world undoubtedly will be perfecting their swings this majors tournament season, which kicks off this week at the 2014 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

For the golfer who desires the serenity, prestige and access to links lavished with adventure, owning a golf retreat on their favorite course is a coveted trophy.

Discover five legacy residences that epitomize the luxurious golf lifestyle enjoyed both on and off the course.

California

Luxury Golf Course Homes / Sherwood Country Club / Thousand Oaks, California$6,800,000 USD / Thousand Oaks, California / Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty

This Hamptons-style, colonial estate overlooks the 16th fairway of the Sherwood Country Club’s Jack Nicklaus golf course. The morning sunlight that illuminates the Santa Monica mountains to the east pours into the home, highlighting its detailed molding, millwork, wainscoting, designer window coverings, hand-hewn wood floors and French doors. Volume ceilings accentuate the spacious open plan.

Arizona

Luxury Homes for Sale / Desert Mountain Golf Resort / Scottsdale, Arizona$4,750,000 USD / Scottsdale, Arizona / Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

A courtyard that wraps around a teardrop tiled pool and spa distinguishes this custom estate in the Desert Mountain golf community overlooking the 15th hole of Chiricahua, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. A covered patio, fireplace and built-in barbeque with high-top seating invite outdoor entertaining. Theater, wine and game rooms keep guests engaged inside. At bedtime, the master suite beckons, warmed by split-face honey onyx fireplace.

Puerto Rico

St Regis Bahia Beach Resort / Puerto Rico$4,850,000 USD / Rio Grande, Puerto Rico / Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty

One of only three currently built, this Las Estancias residence estate at The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort features a Bali-inspired design with panoramic ocean and golf views surrounded by a rainforest. The single-level, double height, plantation-style construction incorporates an infinity edge pool and spa tub on the outdoor terraces. A European double-width kitchen equipped with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances and wet bar open into the formal dining area.

Spain

Golf Villa for Sale / Costa Brava, Spain$3,040,000 USD / Caldes De Malavella, Spain / Costa Brava Sotheby’s International Realty

The glass façade of this Spanish villa, designed by de Blacam & Meagher at the PGA Catalunya Resort, looks out onto the 17th fairway and surrounding forest. The outdoor terrace area blends into the indoor living space. The home’s two kitchens – one inside and out – authentic al fresco barbeque oven, custom infinity pool and two fireplaces clearly are intended for owners who enjoy entertaining family and friends.

Hawaii

Kapalua Plantation Golf Course / Hawaii$12,500,000 USD / Kapalua, Hawaii / Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Inspired by 19th century, Craftsman-style Hawaiian homes, this estate overlooking the 16th fairway of Hawaii’s Kapalua Plantation Course merges the history and artistry of a bygone era with the technology, amenities and quality craftsmanship of a modern home. Surrounded by views of the ocean, Moloka’I island and West Maui Forest Reserve, this home’s modern layout includes an indoor pool, spa and outdoor kitchen.

Private Golf Estate / Bridgehampton, new YorkPrice Upon Request / Bridgehampton, New York / Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

Three Ponds Farm is an unparalleled private residence on 60+/-picturesque acres in Bridgehampton, New York. Three Ponds offers the only private golf course designed by the legendary Rees Jones, exemplifying his signature style to maximize the course’s aesthetic appeal in its natural environment while creating intriguing, competitive elements. The unique design of the USGA rated course offers 9 holes which can be played in both directions with a charming historic milking barn known as the “fish house,” for a mid-play break. Players can enjoy the two story club house adjacent to the main residence with an English gentlemen’s flare of handsome cherry wood paneling and antique bar with separate guest quarters.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in March 2014

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

Las Vegas Mansions$5,500,000 USD | Las Vegas, Nevada | Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty

Buyers emboldened by the recovering economy take advantage of reduced price tags [in Las Vegas]. “The higher-end homes have lagged in appreciation and people feel the timing may now be right to sell,” says Dale Thornburgh of Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty.

Big House Deals in Las VegasThe Wall Street Journal

Pianist Andre Watts’ New York estate for saleThe Journal News

March Estates for Sale | Hillsborough, CAArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 6 homes for large familiesThe Week

Dream Homes | New YorkNew York Post

All the Right Angles in San Francisco | House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Georgian mansion once home of IBM’s Thomas Watson, Jr.Greenwich Times

Producer Dick Richards selling [NYC] padNew York Post

Sotheby’s Paris to present 50 drawings by Pablo PicassoEconomic Times

Luxury in New York: Asia Week Sales at Sotheby’sYareah Magazine

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in March 2014

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

Las Vegas Mansions$5,500,000 USD / Las Vegas, Nevada / Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty

Buyers emboldened by the recovering economy take advantage of reduced price tags [in Las Vegas]. “The higher-end homes have lagged in appreciation and people feel the timing may now be right to sell,” says Dale Thornburgh of Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty.

Big House Deals in Las VegasThe Wall Street Journal

Pianist Andre Watts’ New York estate for saleThe Journal News

March Estates for Sale / Hillsborough, CAArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 6 homes for large familiesThe Week

Dream Homes / New YorkNew York Post

All the Right Angles in San Francisco / House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Georgian mansion once home of IBM’s Thomas Watson, Jr.Greenwich Times

Producer Dick Richards selling [NYC] padNew York Post

Sotheby’s Paris to present 50 drawings by Pablo PicassoEconomic Times

Luxury in New York: Asia Week Sales at Sotheby’sYareah Magazine

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in February 2014

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

Gold mosaic tile pool | Scottsdale, Arizona

$2,795,000 USD | Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Spring training action includes the Rockies, the Diamondbacks and the Giants. This estate features a 7,559-square-foot contemporary home—with five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and one half bathroom—plus a guest house. It has a lap pool finished in glass and 24-karat gold tiles. The community has six Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses.

Home-Run Homes: Baseball Fans Won’t Want to Miss - The Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty entering China – Inman News

Good Taste in Healdsburg | House of the Day  - The Wall Street Journal

Grand Sale in Scarsdale | House of the Day  - The Wall Street Journal

Most Expensive Houses For Sale In CanadaThe Huffington Post Canada

Luxe Listings in New York CityNew York Post

Realogy Holdings closes 2013 with strong earningsHousing Wire

Rare Slopeside Squaw Valley Listing Costs $5.4 MillionCurbed Ski

Realogy CEO Richard Smith on the state of the housing marketFox Business

Realogy Announces Second FWD Innovation SummitInman News

Sotheby’s Inaugural Designer ShowhouseSotheby’s NY

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in February 2014

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

Gold mosaic tile pool / Scottsdale, Arizona

$2,795,000 USD / Scottsdale, Arizona / Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

Spring training action includes the Rockies, the Diamondbacks and the Giants. This estate features a 7,559-square-foot contemporary home—with five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and one half bathroom—plus a guest house. It has a lap pool finished in glass and 24-karat gold tiles. The community has six Jack Nicklaus-designed golf courses.

Home-Run Homes: Baseball Fans Won’t Want to Miss - The Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty entering China – Inman News

Good Taste in Healdsburg / House of the Day  - The Wall Street Journal

Grand Sale in Scarsdale / House of the Day  - The Wall Street Journal

Most Expensive Houses For Sale In CanadaThe Huffington Post Canada

Luxe Listings in New York CityNew York Post

Realogy Holdings closes 2013 with strong earningsHousing Wire

Rare Slopeside Squaw Valley Listing Costs $5.4 MillionCurbed Ski

Realogy CEO Richard Smith on the state of the housing marketFox Business

Realogy Announces Second FWD Innovation SummitInman News

Sotheby’s Inaugural Designer ShowhouseSotheby’s NY

World Class Estate in Arizona | Video House Tour

Built of block and stone construction, no detail was overlooked or cost spared. The magnificent Great Room is at the heart of the home and is open to the gourmet kitchen with everything you could ever need or want including a wood burning pizza oven. Walk through a fully retractable 30-foot wall of curved glass doors to access the elegant outdoors with every outdoor amenity.

$6,875,000 USD | Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty