Significant Sales – Best of Volume I

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From captivating waterfront retreats and soaring metropolitan penthouses, to vast, sprawling ranches and everything in between, many remarkable properties were featured in Volume I of Significant Sales. Here are five of the top homes from Significant Sales – Best of Volume I.

01-BriggsFreemanPrice Undisclosed | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Texas, USA

The largest sale in the history of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, The W.T. Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before o ered for sale in 165 years of ownership prior to this sale, the sprawling Ranch estate includes more than 535,000-contiguous acres spread over six North Texas counties, incorporating two main compounds, many homes and signi cant infra- structure, including a 65,000-square-foot Ranch o ce headquarters in nearby Vernon, Texas.

02-HOM$45,000,000 USD | HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty | California, USA

Twin Points is an over two-acre landmark oceanfront estate on the coast of Southern California. Majestically situated, its 1,400 lineal feet of waterfront include two massive landforms projecting into the ocean. Together, these “twin points” shelter the private cove that lies between. Atop the rock, magnificent gardens and lawns transform the site into a paradise. Behind its gates, improvements include a motor court, a Polynesian-themed main residence, and a guest house. A pool and terraces await repose. Meticulously kept, these elements complement the setting and subtly bring order to an environment directed to the out of doors. A private white sand cove further distinguishes the uniqueness of this estate and adjoins a man-made lagoon.

03-EastSide$35,000,000 USD | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage | New York, USA

This stunning high oor apartment at 101 Central Park West between 70th and 71st Streets was impeccably renovated by Shelton, Mindel & Associates, featured in Architectural Digest and o ers the rare combination of contemporary living in a venerable pre-war co-op. Approximately 7,000 square-feet with more than ve bedrooms and boasting a vast expanse of 100 linear feet directly on the Park. The en lade of entertaining rooms includes a dramatic living room with wood burning replace, a wonderful dining room and a sun- ooded corner library with lovely views to the Midtown skyline.

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Top Noteworthy Sales from Around the World

01-Damianos$35,000,000 USD | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty | Bahamas

Located in the exclusive community of Lyford Cay this spectacular family home is on a fabulous beach in the most private and secure of settings. Los Pastores has a total of 12 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, ve dressing rooms, dining room, games room, TV room, study/library, family kitchen and commercial kitchen, a large wood paneled Plantation drawing room and elevator all on nearly three acres of private tropical landscaped grounds. Complete with spacious verandas and a beachfront Tiki bar with sundeck overlooking the sea and the over ow swimming pool, experience spectacular sunsets, morning swims or a jog on the beach all at your ngertips in a beautiful setting. Amenities include a gym, grass tennis court, sta accommodation, three-car garage and stand-by generator.

02-Turks & Caicos$22,500,000 USD | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty | Turks & Caicos

Oliver’s Cove is perfectly positioned with nearly 800 feet of beach frontage on over six acres, including 357 feet of frontage for future expansion. Oliver’s Cove is the premier estate amongst only 12 private homes on this private island paradise. The Main House, with four bedrooms, ve-and-a-half bathrooms and 9,153-square-feet under roof boasts an in nity-edge pool set directly in the sand. The ultra-high quality interior is functional, elegant and exquisitely crafted, featuring approximately 20,000-square-feet of hand-troweled Venetian plaster walls and ceilings with aged, exposed wooden beams and hickory wood ooring throughout.

Discover all of the homes in our Best of Volume I issue of Significant Sales

#TravelTuesday – Colorful Beaches

Take the time to look around and be inspired by the vibrant colors naturally found across planet Earth. This #TravelTuesday, explore homes near the world’s most colorful beaches.

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Papakōlea Beach is a green sand beach located on the southeastern end of the island of Hawaii.  The olivine-colored sand is said to come out from the erosion of a collapsed cinder cone.

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$1,599,000 USD | Captain Cook, Hawaii | MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty

 Just north of Papakōlea Beach, nestled upon three private acres, lies this tranquil island retreat.  The property has unique finishes throughout including Mexican Saltillo tile floors, mosaic tile designs and a fireplace built with hand-picked smooth lava beach rocks and a driftwood mantel.  A five-bedroom oasis, the home offers unobstructed views of the Hawaiian coastline.

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For pink sand beaches, look no further than Harbor Island in the Bahamas.

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$1,650,000 USD | Harbour Island, Eleuthera, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

 A historic colonial home originally built in the 1800s, this Harbor Island property offers a cozy island lifestyle with easy access to the beach.  The home was renovated in 2013 and honors the property’s architectural past with mahogany windows and doors, cedar siting interiors and a shingle roof.  The home has three bedrooms and additionally features an outdoor dining area and sitting porch, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living.

Malta

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Located on the Maltese island of Gozo, Ramla Bay boasts unique, orange sand beaches.

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€2.500.000 EUR | Xewkija, Malta | Malta Sotheby’s International Realty

 Less than 15 minutes inland from Ramla Bay, in the village of Xewkija, sits this historic, 18th Century estate.  Spanning over 13,000 square-feet, the meticulously restored property comprises a main house, outdoor entertaining area, swimming pool, large garden with lawn area and a two-car garage.  Four of the five bedrooms feature original frescos on the walls with the fifth bedroom boasting an adjacent terrace.

Australia

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Hyams Beach in New South Wales, Australia holds the Guinness World Record for whitest sand in the world.

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Price Upon Request | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty

 This sprawling, 50-acre estate is located north of Hyams Beach.  The property comprises an elegant main house, separate pool house, double lock-up garage with additional parking for up to 10 cars and a farm with cattle yard, two dams and a shed.  The home also features a heated self-cleaning oxygen pool and lush professional landscaping with gardens including date palms, olive trees, flame trees, wisteria and magnolia, among others.

Hawaii

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Punalu’u Beach, located on the island of Hawaii, is a black sand beach, formed from lava flowing into the ocean and then cooling.

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$2,500,000 USD | Volcano, Hawaii | MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty

North of the Punalu’U Beach is this historic, volcano property built in the early 1900s.  The private estate is nestled upon more than 13 acres of gated land.  Lying 3,800 feet above sea level, the property has been fully renovated and restored and comprises a main house, turnkey guest house and an art studio.

Significant Sales | Volume I – Issue IX

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From an elegant mansion in California, to a glamorous waterfront home in Florida, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Australia, Belgium, Dubai and the Bahamas.

01-today$34,500,000 USD | California, USA | Today Sotheby’s International Realty

This magnificent mansion built in 1939 has been completely renovated to meticulous standards. Situated on three level acres in Atherton’s most prestigious community, the estate welcomes one with unparalleled privacy and elegance. State of the art systems provide all the convenience and comfort of modernity while the original 1939 design features retain a dignified aristocratic ambience not found in contemporary architecture. A lovely pool house, ample garages for the auto collector, and majestic trees adorn the expansive grounds and gardens surrounding the home. A quiet, regal retreat in the heart of the dynamism of Silicon Valley.

04-kuper$21,835,728 USD | Texas, USA | Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

Located along the eastern edge of the bio-diverse Trans Pecos eco region, the Comanche Trail Ranch has stunning views of the Madera Mountains. The Chihuahuan Desert, the largest desert in North America, features grasslands that provide excellent habitat for wildlife and bird species. Tremendous infrastructure includes a home, hunting lodge, foreman’s home, maintained road system and fencing, while working pens, barns and sheds round out the headquarters for an excellent working cattle ranch. Large water tanks are strategically located throughout, with an extensive water system to troughs for both wildlife and livestock needs.

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06-southampton$13,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

This home features grand foyer with cathedral ceilings, living room with fireplace, floor to ceiling glass doors opening to the blue stone patio beyond, oversized kitchen/family room, formal dining and paneled library. There are a total of eight bedrooms including a ground floor Jr. master suite and a second floor master suite with sitting room, fireplace and private terrace, finished basement with media room, wine cellar & gym.

Noteworthy Sales from Around the World

damianos$35,000,000 USD | Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Located in the exclusive community of Lyford Cay this spectacular family home is on a fabulous beach in the most private and secure of settings.  Los Pastores has a total of 12 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, five dressing rooms, dining room, games Room, TV Room, study/library, family kitchen and commercial kitchen, a large wood paneled Plantation drawing Room and elevator all on nearly three acres of private tropical landscaped grounds. Complete with spacious verandas and a beachfront Tiki bar with sundeck overlooking the sea and the overflow swimming pool, experience spectacular sunsets, morning swims or a jog on the beach all at your fingertips in a beautiful setting. Amenities include a gym, grass tennis court, staff accommodation, three-car garage and stand-by generator.

gulfAED 25,250,000 | Dubai, UAE | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

This residence features a 1,500-square-foot terrace that encompasses the entire apartment, which is the only one of its kind in the building. Located off the spacious living room, you step out and are instantly struck by the grandeur of the world’s largest tower, the Burj Khalifa. Directly below is the Dubai Fountain, which comes alive nightly with the dancing water shows. It’s also adjacent to the world’s largest mall, The Dubai Mall. Walk the length of the terrace and you are also greeted by unparalleled ocean views.

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New Development Spotlight | One Ocean – The Bahamas

Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought after locations, let’s explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network.

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One Ocean’s interiors are professionally designed with an alluring natural color palette inspired by tropical driftwood and powdery white sand, resulting in rooms that are luxurious yet calming, and elegant yet casual.

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Oversized windows pull in the endless array of blues and greens from brilliant ocean vistas and blur the lines between indoor and outdoor living. Each residence features meticulously chosen, top-of-the-line and bespoke Italian kitchens, elegantly appointed bathrooms and elevators that open directly into the units. One Ocean’s onsite amenities include a tranquil harbor-view pool and relaxation deck, fitness center, open-air lobby, concierge desk and secure underground parking and storage.

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Owners at One Ocean also have the option of joining the Ocean Club Golf Course as a Non-Resident member, which would provide access to the 18-hole Tom Weiskopf-designed Championship Golf Course, as well as access to the amenities at the nearby Atlantis Resort & Casino, including the Mandara Spa, tennis courts, and the 141-acre Aquaventure water park.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in September 2016

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

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Price Upon Request | Venice, Italy | Venice Sotheby’s International Realty

“Just in time for the Venice Film Festival, a former vacation home of film actress Sophia Loren has come up for sale in Venice, Italy, for about $6.6 million.”

Former Venice, Italy, Vacation Home of Sophia Loren Seeks $6.6 Million – Los Angeles Times

Retired NFL Quarterback Drew Bledsoe Cuts Price of Oregon Home – Wall Street Journal

5 Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods in Denver to Look for a Home – U.S. News & World Report

Homes that Blur the Line Between Indoors and Out – Architectural Digest

Five Canalside Properties for Sale – Financial Times

Frank Lloyd Wright Inspires Estate in Wine Country – SF Gate

Mucinex’s John Q. Adams Sr. Seeks $16 Million for Colorado Property – Wall Street Journal

House Hunting in… the Bahamas – The New York Times

A Colorado Contemporary with Rocky Mountain Views – Mansion Global

A 19th-Century Island Home in South Carolina – Wall Street Journal

A Lovely, Expansive Home in the Art Village Wants $3.36M – Curbed Hamptons

For Curb Appeal and Making Impression, a Palace Suffices – The New York Times

Modern and Charming: These Country Mansions are the Best of Both Worlds – Elle Decor

Muskoka, Canada’s Vacation-Home Haven, Gets a Modern Makeover – Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s is Now Streaming the World’s Best Galleries into Your Living Room – The Memo

Luxury Lifestyles | Love at First Flight

When aviation enthusiast Lenny Sikora is in the mood for fresh snapper at his favorite seafood restaurant, he and his girlfriend hop in a golf cart at his home at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo for a quick drive to the community’s private airport. In no time, Sikora is at the controls hovering 500 feet in the air aboard his Robinson R-44 helicopter and then flying south across the Florida Keys to dinner in Marathon. About a half hour later, the couple is ordering their first course.

Sikora is among an elite group of homeowners who live the aviation lifestyle in a fly-in community. Since semi-retiring and buying property at the exclusive Ocean Reef Club in 2004 where he lives eight months of the year, the private pilot has been enjoying the perks a private airport affords: flying on a whim to destinations around the United States, the Bahamas and beyond.

Florida1$7,500,000 USD | Key Largo, Florida | Russell Post Sotheby’s International Realty

“We throw our fold-up bicycles in the back seats [of the helicopter] and bike around in these areas. We travel to the Bahamas with it about six times a year, that’s what we really enjoy. We can be in Bimini in about 30 minutes or the Out Islands in about 2 hours,” Sikora says.

The first airpark opened in California in 1941, but it was after World War II that the concept took off with the availability of decommissioned military airstrips. What began as modest communities with grass airstrips in rural areas has morphed, in some cases, into upscale developments with country club amenities. Today airparks are located on all points of the globe, from South Africa and New Zealand to Canada and Thailand. Airparks in the United States alone number some 600.

Florida2$5,500,000 USD | Key Largo, Florida | Russell Post Sotheby’s International Realty

The Ocean Reef Club, a waterfront development on 2,500 acres, is serviced by its own 4,456-foot lighted runway. Some 200 members have their own aircraft– “everything from helicopters to amphibious to private jets”–and an equal number have fractional jet relationships, according to Russell Post of Sotheby’s International Realty in Key Largo. The average property is $1.7 million. “Our members are from over 40 states and 27 countries. They can fly off with their kids, their pets and be on their yacht five minutes after they land,” he says.

There are, of course, unique issues to consider when purchasing a fly-in property. Aircraft access is one. Some airparks like Ocean Reef offer traditional estates, villas and condominium housing options while other parks feature homes with attached hangars. The ability to garage a Piper or Cessna on one’s own property means going from kitchen to hangar to airborne in a flash.

Is the runway paved or natural? What kinds of aircrafts can it accommodate? Who owns and manages it? What are the noise abatement procedures? The size of the runway and the home’s proximity to it also come into play in determining the property’s price and desirability. Brokers report a premium for sales of home located closer to the runway.

Wyoming1$425,000 USD | Alpine, Wyoming | Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty

In Alpine, Wyoming, a premier fly-in community called the Refuge AirRanch is a gated, 65-acre development with taxiway access to a 6,000-foot runway. The complex is set in a mountain valley surrounded by natural parks, forests and rivers, all of which represent “recreational-rich opportunities,” for pilots, says Brandon Spackman of Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty. Wyoming is also a tax-friendly state to boot. The development offers newly constructed homes and hangars as well as lots for new-builds. Prices for a parcel and a hangar start at $1.2 million. “Like any real estate, there are preferred lots that are determined by runway proximity, views, privacy and water. Streams and ponds are located throughout the development,” says Brandon. ‘The demographic is very broad but they all share a passion for aviation,” and, he adds, a love for a community “which is very lifestyle-focused.”  Buyers tend to zero in on the hangar size even before the size of their home. As one real estate insider says, “the comfort of the plane often comes first.”

The fly-in lifestyle is one of freedom and convenience, fantasy and camaraderie. They are homeowners who have a passion for all things aviation, which typically results in immediate bonding and a special connection among neighbors who like nothing better than sharing tales of the sky.

Wyoming12$3,495,000 USD | Alpine, Wyoming | Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty

Meanwhile Lenny Sikora is on his second home at the Ocean Reef Club. “The private airport was and is one of the main things about Ocean Reef that has attracted and kept me here,” he says. “Combined with all the other amenities that we have here and our climate, it is, I believe, one of the best places in the country to live.”

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in July 2016

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

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$1,650,000 USD | Harbour Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

“Completed in 2014, the renovation succeeded in preserving as many 19th-century details as possible, using both new and repurposed materials, while adding on important 21st-century touches: a guest cottage with a bedroom, bathroom, and laundry room, as well as several technological updates.”

A Jewel Box in the Bahamas – Mansion Global

Comedian Kevin Nealon Lists Los Angeles Home for $5.3 Million – Wall Street Journal

10 Modern Homes that Get Luxe Mountain Living Right – Elle Decor

Debbie Reynolds’s $5 Million Pastoral California Ranch is for Sale – Architectural Digest

Five Houses with Super Garages for Supercars – Financial Times

Soak Up the Sun in Bristol, R.I. – Wall Street Journal

Rangers’ Josh Hamilton Puts His Texas Mansion Up for Sale – Los Angeles Times

Art & Home | Making a Splash – Sotheby’s International Realty

Tom Cruise’s 300-acre Colorado Compound for Sale – Billionaire.com

Tyra Banks to Sell Los Angeles Home for $6.4 Million – Wall Street Journal 

On the Market: The Fernbrook Estate – Boston Magazine

Canada’s Luxury Market Shows No Signs of Cooling – Mansion Global

Sotheby’s London Holds Historic British Watch Auction – Forbes

Art & Home | Making a Splash

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The latest volume of Art & Home is here! This month, Iyna Bort Caruso dives into the experience of owning a home with a world-class pool.

Tennessee$2,950,000 USD | Signal Mountain, Tennessee | Alliance Sotheby’s International Realty

In Spain, a signed painting by Pablo Picasso lies at the bottom of a pool. Picasso isn’t the only painter to use a pool as his canvas and fine artists aren’t the only ones to turn pools into works of art. Pool designers, of course, have their own creative muses, conjuring up escapist masterpieces.

Florida$3,695,000 USD | Longboat Key, Florida | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Some pools are seemingly gravity defying–straddling buildings, suspended in mid-air and cantilevered over cliffs. Others reflect the passions of the homeowner. Fish-shaped, boat-shaped. The pool at the mid-century Palm Springs, California, home once owned by Frank Sinatra is famously piano-shaped.

Connecticut$75,000,000 USD | Stamford, Connecticut | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

“People are using outdoor spaces more than ever. They’re willing to invest in pools because they see the value of them,” says Greg Darvin, owner of Pristine Pools in East Hampton, New York.

Bahamas$11,995,000 USD | Nassau, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Resort-style living is in. Darvin says it’s not unusual for homeowners to model their private pools after a favorite hotel pool in Miami, Bali or the South of France. It’s Darvin’s job to scale the design to the property, adapt it to the climate and find that “sweet spot” between aesthetics and functionality.

On the Hawaiian island of Maui, Ron Silva of Island Sotheby’s International Realty says, “Most residences situate the pool with the ocean in the background so it’s one seamless look from the pool to the Pacific.” The most spectacular pools, he says, are typically those of second-home owners who gild them with extras like swim-up bars, fire bowls, rain walls and misting systems. “When people purchase their vacation home here, more often than not it’s a legacy property they plan on keeping in the family for several years for vacations and holidays. With that kind of  purchase, pools are extremely important for the lifestyle Maui has to offer,” Silva says.

Hawaii$19,975,000 USD | Wailea, Hawaii | Island Sotheby’s International Realty

One stunning example is a pool on a three-acre estate that draws inspiration from Maui itself with a “mauka to makai” theme. The infinity edge pool, lined with local lava rock, starts out toward the mauka or mountain side as a wading pool and rings the home, emptying into a larger 9 ½-deep pool on the makai or ocean side. The effect? A pool transformed into a theatrical stage.

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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | June 2016

From a private island retreat in Connecticut to a remarkable Georgian villa in Gibraltar, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

Connecticut$78,000,000 USD | Branford, Connecticut | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage

Set within a tranquil and protected stretch of Connecticut coastline, the Thimble Islands Portfolio is the rarest and most remarkable assemblage of private islands available for purchase on the Eastern Seaboard. Acquired and completely restored, updated and expanded over 20 years’ time by the current owners, the offering includes eight private islands with eight separate residences, multiple guest houses, amenities and outbuildings.

ItalyPrice Upon Request | Tuscany, Italy | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

A grand estate of over 1,000 hectares in the hills of the provinces of Siena and Grosseto, this homestead lies on three hills of pristine vegetation including, vineyards, cork trees, olive groves and meadows that follow the Oasis Natural Basso Merse. Bordering the estate are the Terme di Petriolo –  about 600 hectares are part of a famous reserve and within the estate are nine farms, all of medieval origin. Most have been completely renovated for tourist accommodation, business, hunting and recently for the exclusivity of Tuscany‘s vineyard culture.

Dubai159,000,000 د.إ AED | Dubai | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

This home offers unique, contemporary design fused with traditional architraves and the uninterrupted views of the Emirates golf course and the Dubai Marina skyline. Features include a two-mirror image full height aquarium in the living area, bespoke study, temperature and humidity-controlled wine cellar, private elevator and a fully functional basement with eight designated parking zones and car wash area.

LyfordCay$38,000,000 USD | Lyford Cay, Bahamas | Lyford Cay Sotheby’s International Realty

Dubbed Lucaya, this property is located on Edgewater Drive in the exclusive gated community of Lyford Cay, a spectacular family home with 530 feet of beach on nearly four acres in a private enclosed setting. The main house has four bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms plus two staff bedrooms and baths, dining room, study/library, office, kitchen with butler’s pantry and spacious drawing room with covered patio overlooking the ocean.

Gibraltar20000000 GIP | Gibraltar | Kristina Szekely Sotheby’s International Realty

A spectacular Georgian-style house recently constructed within a gated community, this home is situated on one of the best elevated positions on Gibraltar, offering uninterrupted views to the Spanish Coastline, Africa and the surrounding straight. Built on three levels this majestic home is accessed through an elegant drive bordered with automatic gates. The main villa enjoys an impressive entrance hall, seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, main reception room with seating corner, bar, fireplace and billiard area, formal dining room with fireplace, state-of-the art bespoke kitchen, laundry room, elegant gallery and guest cloakroom among its offerings.

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Room with a View | Alluring Waterfront Scenes

Whether it’s the tranquility of rolling ocean waves or the calm serenity and stillness of a lake, a waterfront vista from the comfort of your own home is an incomparable luxury. In this installment of our “Room with a View” series, let’s explore some exclusive homes from around the world that showcase rooms with alluring waterfront scenes.

Florida$11,900,000 USD | Sunny Isles Beach, Florida | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Enjoy panoramic ocean views from this 7,600-square-foot residence through 10-foot floor to ceiling polarized windows. Exquisitely designed by Charles Allem and fully furnished with accessories and original art collection, this home features a sleek modern design and an elevator to private galleries.

Bahamas$11,995,000 USD | Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Experience the luxurious lifestyle and spectacular beachfront setting that is Casa DeLeon at the Ocean Club Estates on Paradise Island. Upon entering this palatial home, enjoy the view through the 25-foot atrium of the infinity pool as the aquamarine water beyond will take your breath away. From the tumbled travertine marble floors to the large open kitchen equipped with the finest Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances and granite countertops, every possible luxury has been thought of and well executed at Casa DeLeon. There are a total of five bedrooms with the master bedroom boasting expansive ocean views and a large private balcony that can be accessed directly from the pool and deck via a private staircase.

California$26,588,000 USD | La Jolla, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

Situated directly on the sand at one of La Jolla’s premier beaches sits a stunning 8,300-square-foot estate designed by award winning architect Don Edson. With over 100 linear feet of beach frontage on a quarter-acre lot, the iconic Santorini-inspired build features seven beds and 10 baths across three masterfully planned levels, all enhanced by breathtaking ocean views from nearly every room. This exclusive site is one of only 10 homes on the sand at Marine street beach, a favorite spot for locals and international travelers.

BrazilR$ 38.700.000 BRL | Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Bossa Nova Sotheby’s International Realty

This magnificent mansion by Zanine Caldas is masterfully modernized and equipped. The property combines sophistication, comfort, warmth and spectacular views of the sea, islands and mountains to create a wholly unique experience. Features include a home theater, two baths, office as well as an integrated bar and barbecue. The outdoor area includes a captivating terrace with 180-degree views, Jacuzzi, pool with waterfall, a fitness gym and a sauna.

Mallorca3.200.000 € EUR | Mallorca, Spain | Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty

This amazing villa has been constructed in the mountain pine trees of the dramatic Costa de Canyamel coastline on a quiet road within walking distance of a safe swimming cove and waterfront restaurant. Its front line position gives it unforgettable sea views towards the south and east. The home offers direct access to the sea and fantastic views from all rooms and the terraces; the villa is close to several golf courses and walking distance to beaches. The property is built to the highest European environmental and technological standards, with the finest finishes.

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