New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | November 2017

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From a family country home in the Netherlands to a secluded island paradise in Roatan, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

NetherlandsPrice Upon Request | North Holland, Netherlands | Netherlands Sotheby’s International Realty

This impressive, architect-designed, family country home built in 1930 has a thatched roof and a south-facing garden. Located in truly extraordinary surroundings with direct access to the Gooisch nature reserve ‘De Westerheide’, it is just a short distance from the charming center of Laren. Access to the country house is through an electric gate featuring an intercom and camera security system.

NewYork$73,800,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

A historic masterpiece of its time, the Crown Penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue is in a class of its own and the most magnificent trophy residence on Madison Square Park. Designed by Pembrooke and Ives and spanning three floors, with over 10,000 square-feet of living space and 5,730 square-feet of terraces, this five-bedroom penthouse has the majestic proportions of a palace.

St.BarthPrice Upon Request | St. Bathelemy | St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

Elegant and luxurious, this three-bedroom villa is as stunning as its sweeping vistas of the sea, Corossol Beach, and Gustavia’s iconic harbor. The spacious living room has glass walls that, when closed, frame the view allowing guests to enjoy it in climate-controlled comfort. Opened, the indoor and outdoor space, with its expansive palm-tree studded deck, merge seamlessly. Furnished for relaxing and dining in the sun or shade, the terrace’s focal point is an extra-long heated infinity pool.

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

Located on the prestigious shores of Victoria Beach, the Pacific Ocean and living spaces effortlessly blend in this four-bedroom, four-bath home, 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.

RoatanPrice Upon Request | Roatan, Honduras | Roatan Sotheby’s International Realty

This magnificent 567-acre piece of property is located in Port Royal and New Port Royal. On this property, you will find deep water bays with rather wide and deep navigation entrances. The opening of the bay is protected by cays and shoals along the edge of the reef that extends the length of the entire southern coastline of the island. The water depth immediately south of the reef is over 200 meters deep.

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€1.290.000 EUR | Brussels, Belgium | Brussels Sotheby’s International Realty

“Interior designer Jerome Lescrenier (founder of practice Demo Design) gave its 2,690 sq ft penthouse apartment a make-over earlier this year. The property is set over two levels, and blends industrial features with contemporary design.”

Property of the Week: The Penthouse of an Art Deco Factory in Brussels – The Spaces

A Palazzo in the Heart of Rome is an Art Lover’s Fantasy – Mansion Global

House Hunting in… Croatia – The New York Times

Homes In America’s 25 Most Expensive ZIP Codes 2017 – Forbes

Raise the Bar: Homes for Celebration – Financial Times

Wine barn accentuates Santa Rosa estate – SFGate

6 Spacious Homes in Wyoming – The Week

On the Market in the New York Region – The New York Times

5 Homes with Panoramic Ocean Views – Robb Report

8 Striking Ski Chalets for Sale in Europe Right Now – The Spaces

Homes that Sold for Around $600,000 – The New York Times

California Dominates 2017 List of America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes – Forbes

Be Loire Abiding in a French Chateau – Financial Times

Buying a Vacation Home is About Putting Down Roots – Not Making an Invest – Mansion Global

10 Homes that Are Modern Living Goals Inside and Out – Elle Decor

Sotheby’s to Auction Couture Fashion Jewelry by Shaun Leane – Forbes

Five Classic Kitchens

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Fresh ingredients, artfully crafted recipes, and memorable moments with family and friends come together inside of culinary experiences – all of which find their start in the kitchen. From New York to New Zealand, create an forgettable meal in these classic kitchens.

NewYork2$9,850,000 USD | Millbrook, New York | Heather Croner Real Estate Sotheby’s International Realty

Meticulous planning by noted architect Paul Gleicher has repurposed these beautiful early agricultural barns as the centerpiece of this 40-acre gentlemen’s farm, formerly owned by the late music composer Marvin Hamlisch. Arranged around a large courtyard together with the newly renovated farmhouse of the same period, this beautiful property is privately situated and surrounded by meadows and woods in the midst of Millbrook’s glorious countryside. The compilation of restored buildings, circa 1839, offers an opportunity to enjoy 12,000 square-feet of luxurious modern living against a backdrop of history. Each barn, with exposed beams, wide board floors, and oak paneling, is uniquely appointed for separate use and includes beautifully laid out executive office space, billiard lounge, artist’s studio, gourmet kitchen, and media room.

California$40,000,000 USD | Montecito, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Coast Village Road Brokerage

Nestled in the hills of Montecito, this more than eight-acre property features quintessential Californian indoor/outdoor comfort along with luxurious Balinese and Asian-influenced design. Torii gates invite you across an expansive koi pond to the front entry where, through a glass wall the heart of this remarkable residence, the Great Room is seen. The interior wall finish, replicated from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, was achieved through a meticulous, hand-crafted process involving six layers of sand and plaster.



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Maryland$5,750,000 USD | Bethesda, Maryland | TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

This sensational home was built in 1913 and renovated by Gibson Builders in 2013 with interior design by award winning Mary Drysdale. The residence, unparalleled in design, features an incredible grand salon, gorgeous master bedroom suite with his and her baths, and gourmet kitchen.

Canada7 388 000 $ CAD | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Combining clean contemporary lines with timeless traditional details, this home’s interior design by Brian Gluckstein is remarkably elegant yet casual and inviting. Blending both worlds seamlessly, the formal living and dining rooms are finished with wallpaper and wainscoting. The coffered ceiling with crown molding has recess pot lighting; 10-foot ceilings and eight-foot solid core doors add grandeur.

NewZealandPrice Upon Request | Wanaka, New Zealand | New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty

Constructed from hand placed hardwood pillars and featuring schist detailing throughout, this spacious lakefront mansion is timeless in both design and function. A stunning entrance draws you in, where you are welcomed by the tranquil sound of water. High ceilings and a grand staircase lead you to the upper level, where the master bedroom and en-suite, a two-bedroom apartment, library, bar and entertainment wing await.

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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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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in November 2017

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

BN-VV417_ockerl_M_20171027103748$4,950,000 USD | Holland, Michigan | Beacon Sotheby’s International Realty 

This Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home is connected by tunnel to a 30-car garage that spans about 10,000 square feet

A Michigan Property Where the Car Is King – Wall Street Journal

Healdsburg Victorian farmhouse asks $5.4 million – Curbed

6 perfect homes for golf enthusiasts – The Week

Triplex Penthouse at 212 Fifth Ave. Returns to the Market—for $5 Million More – Mansion Global

Waterfront Georgica Cove estate on over two acres lists for $16.5M – Curbed

$1.5 Million Homes in Rhode Island, California and Georgia – The New York Times

6 gorgeous Victorian Homes – The Week

Century-old Amagansett traditional style home lists for $3.85M – Curbed

Seattle’s Bellevue Neighborhood Is a Haven for Outdoor Enthusiasts, Tech Employees – Mansion Global

Study: Renters in SF need higher credit scores than other cities – SFGate

10 Homes That Are Modern-Living Goals—Inside And Out – Elle Decor

Sag Harbor contemporary with 3,000 square feet hits market for $3.35M – Curbed

Sotheby’s First Dubai Auction Brings in $3.6 Million – Forbes

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in November 2017

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$12,995,000 USD | Jupiter, Florida | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

“Nearly every one of the ceilings has a mural, which he [homeowner, Dan Colussy] had painted by a number of artists from around the world.”

First, Hire an Artist. Then, Build the House – Wall Street Journal

Rock Icon Sammy Hagar Lists Oceanside Hawaiian Retreat for $3.3 Million – Los Angeles Times

A Home for Rowing on the Italian Lakes – Financial Times

Sea, Sand and Seclusion on 55 Acres in Tasmania – Mansion Global

Leave Your Cares Behind at This Private Estate in the Dominican Republic – Robb Report

6 Swoon-Worthy Lowcountry Homes You Can Buy Right Now – Coastal Living

Foresty 1930s Topanga Retreat Asks $1.15M – Curbed

Seven Homes with Heritage – Financial Times

Renovated Duplex Loft in a Chic Area of Brussels – Mansion Global

5 Homes for Ski Enthusiasts Who Want to Hit the Slopes this Winter – Robb Report

Mountain Resorts Aim to Create Aspen in New England – Wall Street Journal

Prices of Houses in Los Angeles Hit a New High – Financial Times

The Hottest New Condo Trend is Reusing Old Buildings – New York Post

Of Frontiers and Farmhouses: The Escape of Ranch Living – T Brand Studio

10 Vineyard Homes You Can Actually Move Into – Elle Decor

At RM Sotheby’s, a $2.6 Million Bugatti Chiron is Entry-Level – Bloomberg

Inside Look: First Auction at Sotheby’s Dubai – Forbes

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First 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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€15.000.000 EUR | Firenze, Florence, Italy | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

“Perched on the highest point of the esteemed Costa San Giorgio hillside community sits Via del Forte di San Giorgio, a picturesque villa looking out across the Italian city.”

This Florence Estate Offers Million-Dollar Views of Il Duomo di Firenze – Robb Report

An Innovative Home on 67 Acres in a Temperate Canadian Spot – Mansion Global

Live the High Life: Six Mountain Homes – Financial Times

Own a $33 Million Israeli Villa Set on the Edge of the Mediterranean Sea – Robb Report

9 of the Most Famous Family Properties on the Market – Architectural Digest

Maya Lin’s First Apartment Design Selling for $11.5 Million – Mansion Global

Beat the Blues at this Waterfront Home on Mykonos – Robb Report

Jerry Perenchio’s Malibu Beach Cottage Sells for $1.3 Million Over the Asking Price – Los Angeles Times

C$36.2 Million Estate is North Vancouver’s Priciest Listing – Mansion Global

Glimpse the Atlantic Ocean from Almost Every Room in this Portugal Home – Robb Report

Recent Sales and Boldface Names – The New York Times

The Next Hot Summer Spot: A Ski Resort – Wall Street Journal

Green Goes Upscale: The Art of Upcycling – Sotheby’s

10 Ultimate Waterfront Homes We’re Coveting Now – Elle Decor

The BMW Z8 Steve Jobs Owned is Going Up for Sale – CNBC

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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$3,400,000 USD | San Diego, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

This contemporary oceanfront residence crowns Sunset Cliffs; its open floor plan combined with vaulted ceilings make this the quintessential beach property. Clean design and walls of windows allow for abundant natural light. Situated on a spacious and flat lot, the home features a guest apartment and three-car alley access garage; this is southern California living at its best.

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