Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2017

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

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$50,000,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

“Located adjacent to West Buttermilk Ski Area on 61 pristine acres, 2900 West Buttermilk Road is a never-before-offered ski-in/ski-out ranch that gives residents a front-row seat to the snowy weather and spectacular ski runs”

This $50 Million Ski-In/Ski-Out Ranch Will Make You Want to Move to Aspen – Robb Report

Buzz Talk with Kevin Thompson, Chief Marketing Officer with Sotheby’s International Realty – BuzzBuzzNews

A Modern Houston Home with Old World Touches – Wall Street Journal

Sagaponack Compound with a Barn from 1880 Just Relisted for $16M – Curbed

Homes in Ohio, Massachusetts and Washington – The New York Times

Eureka Valley House with Staggering VIews, $6.5M – California Home+Design

Billionaire Trader Stanley Druckenmiller Sells Greenwich Estate – Wall Street Journal

Homes that Sold for Around $750,000 – The New York Times

Five Hot-Spots for Well-to-Do Snowbirds – The Globe and Mail

Is Tokyo’s Property Market Reaching its Peak? – Financial Times

House Hunting in… Bordeaux, France – The New York Times

10 Dream Homes that Take City Dwelling to a Whole New Level – Elle Decor

Ex-Michael Schumacher F1 Car Brings $7.5 Million at Auction – Autoweek

Dining Unforgettable

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The holiday season is upon us; it’s this time of the year that we join family and friends to give thanks – often over a grand meal. Whether it is an intimate setting with a captivating view, or an elegant, sprawling space fit to accommodate the largest of guest lists, experience these five dining rooms from around the world.

Colorado$9,995,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

 Awe-inspiring ski mountain views provide a rich canvas to admire. A sense of serenity and privacy permeates the 7,587-square-foot contemporary residence, despite being just moments from downtown Aspen. Inside, the home is a study in mountain chic. A balanced palette of refined finishes and materials, ranging from rich stones and warm woods to glamorous high-gloss fixtures, lend a touch of drama to each space.

Greece10.500.000 € | Crete, Greece | Greece Sotheby’s International Realty

Each of this home’s seven bedrooms envelops you in relaxing privacy, all with sea views and en-suite bathrooms. Large living indoor and outdoor areas offer extraordinary panoramic views including the Gulf of Mirabello and the stepped garden. The lush garden has many tranquil nooks and direct access to a private, white sand beach. The large al fresco dining area and kitchen are ideal for inviting moments with family and friends.

SydneyPrice Upon Request | Sydney, Australia | Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty

Maximizing iconic views of the city skyline, harbor bridge, and opera house, this circa-1920s Spanish Mission residence retains the most of its period features across a selection of spacious interior living spaces and grand outdoor entertaining areas –  all on a beautifully manicured 1,195 square-meter parcel. Steeped in sophistication, the formal lounge extends onto a broad covered terrace, while a separate family dining room features timber vaulted ceiling, a cozy gas fireplace, and arched picture windows.

TCI$5,350,000 USD | Providenciales, Turks and Caicos | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Grace Bay Villa is an elegant, contemporary, European-style residence situated on one of the most magnificent beaches in the world. The design of this 4,500-square-foot, five-bedroom five-and-one-half-bath home boasts four second floor bedrooms, media room, dining area with seating for 10, and chef’s kitchen all enjoying westerly sunset views. Noteworthy features include expansive outdoor lounge and entertainment areas, BBQ, outdoor snooker or foosball court, a main pool, splash pool, and beachside fire pit with built-in seating all just steps from the beach.

California$25,000,000 USD | Laguna Beach, California | HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty

The Pacific Ocean and living spaces effortlessly blend in this four-bedroom, four-bath home on Victoria Beach, which is thoughtfully designed to take full advantage of ocean and Catalina Island views, sea breezes and waterfront amenities. Walls of windows and sliding glass doors open to beachfront patios, with spaces for comfortable gatherings, an open kitchen clad in warm woods that overlooks the dining area and great room, and a separate living area for entertaining.

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Significant Sales | Volume II – Issue IV

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From a striking contemporary escape in Aspen, Colorado, to a waterfront penthouse in Malta, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Dominican Republic, and Australia.

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Unwind | Spas

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Our journey through the world of idyllic escapes is coming to an end; in our final installment of Unwind, experience five homes with tranquil spaces for meditation, massage, decompression, and the utmost in relaxation.

Colorado$27,000,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Located at the top of Toby Lane, a gated private road at the end of South 7th Street, elegance and timelessness define this high-quality 10,000-square-foot home on over one-acre backed by protected lands. Polished and rough limestone highlight the exterior and interior; an interior courtyard with BBQ, fountain, fireplace, and high ceilings with tremendous art-filled walls can all be found inside. Enjoy the spa-like amenities overlooking the wooded surroundings.

TCI$19,500,000 USD | Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Nestled in a half moon bay on the exclusive island of Parrot Cay is “Serenity Villa”, an outstanding achievement in beachfront elegance and sophisticated architectural design. This luxurious four-bedroom sanctuary is the private island’s crown jewel. Set on more than five lush acres fronting 373 feet of white sand and brilliant turquoise water, Serenity Villa’s design ethos is sensitive to its surroundings, reflecting the glorious natural aesthetic for which Parrot Cay is known. A gorgeous outdoor dining area and cabana housing a custom Maine cedar spa are steps from the home’s main living areas.

BrazilR$ 30.000.000 BRL | Sao Paulo, Brazil | Bossa Nova Sotheby’s International Realty

This exceptional penthouse features 360-degree views of São Paulo’s skyline. Calm and silent, the residence offers a sensation of a big, classic-style house with its columns, wide spaces and plenty of natural lightning thanks to the windows that allow views from everywhere. The third floor holds a spa surrounded by big glass windows offering nearly endless views. The lighting, silence, and massage area with lounge chairs, a steam room and a shower create a relaxing atmosphere.

Georgia$13,500,000 USD | Canton, Georgia | Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

This truly one-of-a-kind luxury estate near Milton encompasses nearly 40 acres and features amazing gardens, peaceful pastures, relaxing pavilions, trails, a stocked lake and breathtaking landscapes. Perfect for unwinding, this home features a variety of spaces to find your personal tranquility – exercise, sauna, steam shower, craft, yoga, meditation and fabulous game rooms abound.

California$18,995,000 USD | Laguna Beach, California | HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty

Completed in 2016, This new-build Santa Barbara style estate on an oversized lot in Emerald Bay emanates the finest in luxury living. Capturing the tranquil essence of the ocean and earth, the expansive property boasts unobstructed sweeping views of the Pacific. The “smart” home provides countless amenities and exceptional construction using superior materials inside and out. Ease the body in your own personal massage parlor surrounded by elements that anchor the natural light and coastal colors, making this stunning home your personal sanctuary.

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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | March 2017

From the sprawling Owl Mountain Ranch in Aspen, Colorado to a modern designer villa in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

Colorado$50,000,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Located adjacent to the West Buttermilk Ski Area on 61 private acres at the end of the road, the Owl Mountain Ranch includes a 15,664-square-foot main home with seven bedrooms, seven full-baths, and three half-baths, as well as a 2,000-square-foot caretaker’s home with three bedrooms and three full-baths and a 7,500-square-foot barn that includes a 3,000-square-foot heated vehicle maintenance center with lift. Additional features include an inviting great room, chef’s kitchen with two ovens, study, theater, pub room, wine room, billiards room, vaulted ceilings, rich wooden accents, private ski run and amazing views.

CroatiaPrice Upon Request | Croatia | Croatia Sotheby’s International Realty

The beautiful Croatian coast hides a world-class rarity, a unique property at 220,000 square-meters located in a Nature Park. Adria comprises five buildings with sea water swimming pools, a heliport, a private beach and marina, bowling, tennis and basketball courts, a paintball field, a four-kilometer promenade, an orchard and olive groves and a smart golf course are only some of the features of the property. It is located on a peninsula, which makes it easily accessible while providing the complete isolation of a private island.

DubaiPrice Upon Request | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

With over 15,000 square-feet of built-up area, this luxurious property sits as Dubai’s largest five-star hotel penthouse. The lavish six-bedroom duplex, located in world-renowned Palazzo Versace hotel, has no equal. Vastu compliant, this ground level duplex with an in-house elevator boasts six en-suite bedrooms, private pool, garden and terrace, two staff accommodation rooms, 10 parking spaces, and panoramic views of the Canal, the Marina, the central lagoon pool, and gardens.

Pennsylvania$13,950,000 USD | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty

Occupying a commanding position atop the Pittsburgh skyline, this three-story penthouse offers the ultimate in sophisticated urban living. The culmination of exceptionally curated materials, custom craftsmanship and peerless design, this one-of-a-kind residence features inlaid maple, white oak, and merbau wood floors flowing past walls of floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city below.

Mallorca10.900.000 € EUR | Palma de Mallorca, Spain | Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty

A newly built designer villa in Son Vida, this breathtaking home features views of the bay of Palma. The house measures 760 square-meters and features six bedrooms and six bathrooms. The entrance hall showcases a piano as a striking centerpiece and the open kitchen, living and dining area flows naturally onto the terrace and swimming pool with its beautiful views and wonderful Mediterranean ambience. On the lower level, there is a fitness room, sauna, lounge, home cinema, kitchenette and a wine cellar with tasting area on this floor.

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Significant Sales | Volume I – Issue XI

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From a contemporary mountain home in Aspen, Colorado, to an exquisite lakefront estate in Austin, Texas, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Australia, Belgium, Italy and Germany.

01. Aspen$24,000,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Situated on a captivating front row lot on Aspen’s prestigious Willoughby Way, this home is a vision of contemporary style and sophistication. Intelligently designed by David Johnston Architects and meticulously crafted by Paul Rasmussen, Pitkin Green will be well served by its newest addition. Comprising 8,710 square-feet of elegant, yet comfortable heated living spaces, the development team has brought all of their experience and expertise to bear on this unique project. The home utilizes three levels to incorporate six bedroom suites, six-full baths, two-half baths, exercise room, wine room with bar, o ce, 750-square-foot three-car garage, and 2,960 square-feet of patios and decks. The comprehensive landscape plan allows for enjoyment of the outdoor experience as much as the indoor.

04. East Side$13,900,000 USD | New York City, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage 

On Fifth Avenue, you have it all; the best of the city, architecture, museums, and tree lined streets. Carnegie Hill is a neighborhood that o ers a perfect dose of charm. As you exit the elevator that opens up onto the private landing of your 12-room residence, you are lured into your living room by the captivating views of picture-perfect Central Park, the Central Park Reservoir and the south-facing New York skyline. Beyond perfection, this unimaginable renovated home enjoys soaring ceilings and large picture windows that showcases Central Park greenery from every room.

05. Kuper$11,500,000 USD | Austin, Texas | Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

This exceptional Mediterranean villa overlooking Lake Austin offers four opulent acres of breathtaking panoramic views surrounded by a lush landscape. This magnificent waterfront estate is highlighted by six oversized bedrooms, seven-full and two-half baths, three living rooms, two dining rooms, wine room, butler’s pantry, gym with kitchenette, library and office, pool, boat house and seven boat slips, four-car garage, and detached guest quarters. Masterfully designed to provide supreme privacy and lavish entertaining while also being conveniently located to downtown.

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Noteworthy Sales from Around the World

AustraliaPrice Undisclosed | Australia | Peninsula Sotheby’s International Realty

Offered for sale for the first time, this signature position at the spectacular and sheltered end of Fisherman’s Beach within the tightly held cul-de- sac of Weeroona Estate, provides incredible views across Port Phillip Bay, Police Point and Portsea Pier. Once owned by Australia’s 17th Prime Minister, Harold Holt, this 1,885-square-meter allotment is the perfect private setting for this modern home. Constructed in 1990 and featuring a N/S mod-grass tennis court and fully tiled self -cleaning pool, the home also features private stairs, providing quick beach access to the water’s edge and stunning cove of Weeroona Bay. Comprising five bedrooms over two levels, the residence also offers a spacious kitchen that overlooks the dining and living areas with a gas log fireplace that spills out to a generous terrace where ships sailing through punctuate an otherwise serene outlook.

Italy€5.550.000 EUR | Italy | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

This one-of-a-kind penthouse, situated in a prestigious building built at the end of the 19th century, enjoys unrivaled views of the Castello Sforzesco. The property is set over two floors and features a large living room on the top floor with double sun light exposure, game and reading area, dining room, bath, kitchen with balcony and a service area with laundry and bathroom. The top floor is complemented by a planted panoramic terrace. The master bedroom features a walk-in closet and bathroom while the home also offers a second double bedroom and a large bedroom with adjacent bathroom all situated downstairs.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in December 2016

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

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$50,000,000 USD | Chicago, Illinois | Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

“A French-style mansion boasting an ornate stone façade in Chicago’s upscale Lincoln Park neighborhood hit the market Thursday with an asking price of $50 million, looking to set a record for the city.”

Lincoln Park Mansion Hits the Market for $50M, a Price Record for Chicago – Mansion Global

John Edwards Lists North Carolina Estate for $6.9 Million – Wall Street Journal

Gorgeous Minimalist Villa in Saint-Tropez Now for Sale – Curbed

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Michigan – Sotheby’s International Realty

Five Properties for Sale with Architectural Follies – Financial Times

$950,000 Homes in New Mexico, Washington State and North Carolina – The New York Times

Bel-Air Home Built for Child Actress Jane Withers is up for Sale at $6 Million – Los Angeles Times

For Sale: 6 Gorgeous Ultramodern Homes – The Week

A Haven in the Mountains of Aspen – Wall Street Journal 

2016 List of America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes – Forbes

Modernist Masterpiece by Marcel Breuer Returns to the Market – Curbed

Fit for a King: Five Homes with Links to Royalty – Financial Times

Modern Take on a Classic Style in Hollywood Hills – Los Angeles Times

The Ultimate Gift for Mom: A House – Wall Street Journal

Here’s Why Wealthy Expats Chose to Invest and Live in Azabu, Tokyo – Mansion Global

Auckland Leads the Way in New Zealand’s Rising Property Market – Financial Times

Vancouver Tax Pushes Chinese to $1 Million Seattle Homes – Bloomberg

Meet the Forensic Scientist Hired to Help Sotheby’s in the Battle Against Fake Art – Fast Company

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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | April 2016

From a bespoke escape in Switzerland to leafy-green garden views in Hong Kong, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

SwitzerlandPrice Upon Request | Vaud, Switzerland | Cardis Immobilier Sotheby’s International Realty

“Chesa Alta” is a prestigious address benefiting from nearly 600 square-meters of living space on three floors. The interior architecture and decoration are fully personalized and the home offers a private entrance and lift, large living room with high ceilings, dining-room with ceiling painted by a talented local artist, spacious kitchen and four en-suite bedrooms with bathrooms along with many other amenities.

California$29,000,000 USD | Malibu, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Westlake Village Brokerage

Newly constructed, this unique Tuscan Villa overlooks Malibu’s world famous Zuma Beach with unobstructed whitewater, sand, coastline and incredible sunset views. Situated on approximately four acres and 440 feet of Zuma bluff frontage overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this gated compound features about 11,0000 square-feet with the finest materials and no expense spared.

Hong Kong$208,000,000 HKD | Hong Kong | Hong Kong Sotheby’s International Realty

Embrace the serene natural environment and lush green views in this elegant residence. This majestic garden house in the leafy Shouson Hill is finished with strict attention to detail. Both the living and dining areas are part of a large open floor plan, accentuated with big chandeliers and green garden vistas through the floor-to-ceiling windows.

FrancePrice Upon Request | France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty

This waterfront contemporary style villa with a breathtaking panoramic sea view is located in a private domain near Monaco. This magnificent property of 500 square-meters is composed of a large living room with fireplace opening onto a terrace, a beautiful dining room offering the opportunity to dine either indoors or outdoors and five bedrooms with bathrooms. An entire floor of the villa is dedicated to leisure and well-being; a large billiard room with its own dining room for eight people, a gym, a room with a Jacuzzi and bar all invites you to enjoy moments of relaxation.

ColoradoPrice Upon Request | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Located just four miles from downtown Aspen, the property is surrounded by an elk migration area where elk are grazing within a few hundred feet of the estate. The covered outdoor summer kitchen has a wood-burning fireplace and over 3,000 square feet of patio for summer entertainment and there are two ponds with water features as well as a 60-foot negative edge pool with a 12-foot waterfall. In the winter, a cross country ski trail provides ski-in/ski-out access to the Two Creeks and Buttermilk ski area lifts.

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10 Most Popular Properties of 2015

You clicked and we calculated. Back by popular demand, here are the 10 most viewed properties on sothebysrealty.com for 2015! Take a tour around the world and see which properties topped this year’s list!

Number 10 – Nevada

10-CPCBGQ$69,000,000 USD | Glenbrook, Nevada | Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty

This historic 130 acre Tahoe lakefront Ranch boasts vistas as grand as Montana and Wyoming, nearby ski resorts with Olympic heritage to rival Aspen and Vail, a lakeside golf course more intimate than Pebble Beach and a yachting paradise on par with the Caribbean. Shakespeare Ranch offers a preeminent year-round lifestyle like no other single destination in the world combined with Nevada tax benefits – all just four hours from Silicon Valley and under an hour by air.

Number 09 – Italy

09-FMRYGCPrice Upon Request | Olbia Tempio, Italy | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

Villa Il Forte is situated on the north part of the bay in Porto Cervo, the prestigious north shore of the island of Sardinia. The bespoke kitchen was done by BOFFI, the renowned Italian kitchen designer; it is outfitted with semi-professional appliances, making it perfect for entertaining and crafting unforgettable meals. Villa Il Forte is further exceptional as its one of the only seaside-facing villas with a private beach. The home also serves the boating enthusiast with a permanent private dock, long enough for an 18-meter long boat.

Number 08 – Colorado

08-CKGHCD$100,000,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

The sophisticated creature comforts and the unmatched amenities offered in this property combine to create the quintessential mountain compound. The homes and cabins feature a total of 28 bedrooms, 25 baths, five half baths, state-of-the-art life safety, security and home automation systems, recreation and entertainment hall, indoor sports court, walk-in temperature and humidity-controlled wine room and multiple spas. Additionally, several aerated and trout-stocked ponds, breathtaking views and extreme privacy create an awe-inspiring experience enveloped in rustic charm.

Number 07 – California

07-ZQLTPS$100,000,000 USD | Los Olivos, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village Road Brokerage

Neverland Ranch is the ultimate ranch retreat and gated estate of approximately 2,698 acres located 5 miles north of the town of Los Olivos. Published in The Wall Street Journal, the home was designed by Robert Altevers for William Bone in a French Normandy-style and meticulously crafted to perfection. Nestled between extensively landscaped gardens and a four-acre lake complete with a waterfall, the home offers incredible pastoral and majestic mountain views. The ranch features 22 unique structures, including three separate guest homes, an approximate 5,500-square foot movie theater with stage, and several barns.

Number 06 – Grand Cayman

06-SMZVSP$35,000,000 USD | Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands | Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty

Though the Cayman Islands enjoy year round sunshine and a temperate climate, this benefit is eclipsed in most people’s eyes by the Islands’ offshore status. The Cayman Islands are well known as a financial center on the world’s stage and provide the highest quality of lifestyle available in a tax neutral environment, making it very appealing to people of high net worth to seek residency here. Castillo Caribe offers a rare opportunity to combine this with privacy, security, luxury and lifestyle all on a pristine white sandy beach overlooking the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Number 05 – New York

05-GY49EP$70,000,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

Atop the 1929 Art Deco Walker Tower sits Penthouse One, among the most important apartments in Manhattan. Penthouse One offers nearly 6,000 square feet of living space, with 13-foot-high coffered ceilings, a sprawling south-facing terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows framing 360-degree views from the Statue of Liberty to the Empire State Building.

Number 04 – Florida

04-GPS3Z5$110,000,000 USD | Key Largo, Florida | Russell Post Sotheby’s International Realty

Just ten minutes by helicopter to Miami’s South Beach or by boat to Key Largo, Pumpkin Key is an extraordinary private island totaling 26 acres located in the Florida Keys. Self-sufficient with water and electric from the shore, the island currently features one main home with three bedrooms, two caretaker’s cottages, and a dock master’s apartment. The island also includes a 20-slip marina able to accommodate a mega-yacht, tennis courts that also serve as a helipad and golf cart paths that circle

Number 03 – New York

03-FB57VN$80,000,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

Built in 1901 and designed by the firm of Welch, Smith & Provot, the exceptionally grand and remarkably beautiful 1009 Fifth Avenue was constructed in the Beaux-Arts style and is rightfully regarded as an architectural tour de force. The residence stands as a splendid example of the extraordinary workmanship of that era and is one of the very few remaining along the Gold Coast of Fifth Avenue. Throughout the house, the interiors feature soaring ceilings, hand-carved wood paneling, gold leaf trimmed fixtures, and intricate plaster friezes. The sweeping staircase ascends five stories and is punctuated by vast windowed landings. The top floors also incorporate a dramatic skylight and are accessed by a separate staircase.

Number 02 – Georgia

02-5GRQPG$25,000,000 USD | Atlanta, Georgia | Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

Perhaps the most compelling private residence ever offered in the history of Atlanta, this home is situated on 17 private and pristine park-like acres with substantial Chattahoochee River frontage. The property offers a wide array of amenities including a resort-style infinity-edge swimming pool, lighted tennis court, fully equipped gym, spa, theater, hobby house, underground ballroom with catering kitchen, formal and informal gardens, entire estate generator, guard house, caretakers suite and Presidential-level security system with two gated and secured residential entrances.

Number 01 – Texas

01-BJZEG2$725,000,000 USD | Vernon, Texas | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The WT Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before offered for sale in 165 years of ownership, the sprawling Ranch estate includes more than 510,000-contingues acres spread over six North Texas counties, incorporating two main compounds, many homes and significant infrastructure, including a 10,000 square foot Ranch office headquarters in nearby Vernon, Texas. There are approximately 20 cowboy camps ranging from 10,000 to 40,000 acres each. The ranch is offered as a turnkey proposition with hundreds of quarter-horses, many thousands of head of cattle, with approximately 1,200 existing oil wells, as well as mineral rights and 30,000 acres of cultivated farmland. There are also a number of large lakes encompassing thousands of acres, waterways and creeks with approximately 400,000 acres of land remaining undeveloped for oil.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in December 2015

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

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$1,690,000 USD | Atlanta, Georgia | Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty

“The house is on two acres. There is a saltwater swimming pool surrounded by a stone patio. Walkways lead to a small pergola, then to a stairway that leads to a sitting area on the river.

$1,700,000 Homes in California, Virginia and Georgia – The New York Times

A Cliffside Home in Laguna Beach on Sale for $45 Million – Architectural Digest

Ranch Home Comes with a Piece of History – Wall Street Journal

The Promise of Virtual Reality is Starting to Look Very Real – CNBC

A Contemporary Mountain Home in Aspen is for Sale for $50 MillionArchitectural Digest

A Quintessential English Country House in Sussex – Wall Street Journal

Which States House Hollywood’s A-List Vacation Homes? – Hollywood Reporter

New York Businessman Leon Black Buys Bomberg Talmund for $9.3 Million – Tablet

Petrus ’89 Leads Sotheby’s Auction with Cote Rotie, Cheval Blanc – Bloomberg