The Iconic Kestrel Ridge Farm in Calgary, Canada | Video House Tour

Discover Kestrel Ridge Farm, an iconic 160-Acre property cradling the Elbow River in Springbank and just minutes from Calgary’s metropolitan center. Nestled in the foothills of the pristine Canadian Rockies, this highly coveted equestrian estate sits on the last remaining area of untouched plateau before ascending into the revered rocky mountain ridges.

30 000 000 $ CAD | Calgary, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Kettle Lake Ranch in Canada / Video House Tour

Rarely does such an historic, strikingly beautiful, property come to the open market. Once owned by the infamous Ford family of Henry Ford heritage, this sprawling 242 Acre estate features 2 high-caliber houses, amazing mountain views, pristinely natural landscape, one of Alberta’s only covered bridges, horse barn, pasture, paddocks, storage and riding areas, outbuildings and several large lakes.

37 888 000 $ CAD / Calgary, Canada / Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Sophisticated Gentlemen’s Farm in Vermont / Video House Tour

This stunning 36 acre country estate sits on a dead end road just 15 minutes from Mount Snow. A timber frame great room features a wall of south facing windows overlooking a large pond, stone wall lined fields and mountain views.

$1,200,000 USD / East Dover, Vermont / Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

Charming Equestrian Estate in Danville, California / Video House Tour

Private, gated Ranch Estate in California entirely renovated in 2011 and adorned with luxurious features in tranquil surroundings of the Mt Diablo Foothills. Main house great room boasts oak beams, cathedral ceiling and hand crafted random plank floors antiqued and finished on site.

$3,495,000 USD /  Danville, California / People & Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

Horse Farm in Delray Beach, Florida / House Tour

“Windspirit Preserve” is a magnificent 60-acre equestrian estate, supremely located in Delray Beach, close to all of South Florida’s major equestrian and polo venues, fine dining and shopping, great golf, beaches and major airports. The moment you pass through Windspirit’s majestic gates you’re transported to an idyllic, lushly landscaped wonderland of rolling green lawns, stately oaks and fruit trees, a sparkling lake and an enchanting meditation garden.

Delray Beach, Florida / Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty

7 World Class Equestrian Estates

This Saturday the 140th Kentucky Derby will be held at Churchill Downs, the infamous thoroughbred racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky. As the first leg of the US Triple Crown and is followed by the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, the event is as much known for its fashion as it is for the horse racing.

In honor of the 2014 Kentucky Derby, explore our collection of world class equestrian estates from around the globe.

Luxury Equestrian Property / Aledo, Texas

$15,900,000 USD / Aledo, Texas / William Trew Sotheby’s International Realty

One of the finest equestrian experiences in the world, this award-winning luxury horse property is truly unique. The versatile design is easily adaptable for any horse discipline.

World Class Equestrian Facility / Simi Valley, California

$39,500,000 USD / Simi Valley, California / Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage

Located just thirty minutes outside Los Angeles, Hummingbird Nest Ranch is a world-class equestrian center specializing in the Hunter / Jumper style of horse riding. The 123 acre property includes a Grand Prix arena, rubber and sand mixed ring, derby grass arena, sixty stalls, three barns and a FAA-licensed helipad. The Ranch also includes a 17,000 square foot Spanish-style mansion which is perched atop a mountain and provides the most spectacular views of the verdant riding fields.

Luxury Horse Farm / Saxony, Germany

Price Upon Request / Saxony, Germany / NRW Immobilien Sotheby’s International Realty

“Gestuet Famos” is one ultramodern stud farm in Germany, built in 2002 on the premise of combining breeding and sport in the best possible manner. The building includes spacious stables, a brightly lit indoor arena and an exercising machine on the park-like property with large outdoor rings, paddocks and pastures.

Luxury Equestrian Estate / Cornwall, Connecticut

$17,500,000 USD / Cornwall, Connecticut / William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

Pinnacle Farm is a magnificent property that encompasses approximately 140 acres of pastures and hillsides which include a state-of-the-art equestrian facility and a stately residential estate. This country farm in Cornwall, Connecticut, nestled in a private valley, has been home to some of the finest Friesian horses in the world, and includes a veterinarian lab complete with x-ray facility, Belebro Training Mill, over fifty stalls by Loddon of England, a drive-in basement and a Farrier shop.

Equestrian Ranch / Celina, Texas

$15,000,000 USD / Celina, Texas / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This incredible Texas ranch sits on 314 acres with over 15,000 square feet of main living space, 7 car garage, heated pool, spa, wine cellar; 3 stock ponds, two arenas, mare motel and stall & equipment barns.

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$16,000,000 USD / Lyford Cay, Bahamas / Lyford Cay Sotheby’s International Realty

Situated in the exclusive gated community of Lyford Cay are Moon Stone Stables, a beautifully landscaped 16 acre private equestrian centre. The farm is comprised of four main buildings which feature a total of 11 stables, numerous wrap around porches, a horse gym and multiple jumping areas.

World Class Equestrian Facility / Maple Park, IL

$7,200,000 USD / Maple Park, Illinois / Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

World Class Equestrian Training and Championship Performance Facility on 32 acres. Climate controlled stable and arena with 62 stalls and elegant, fully amenitized two-story clubhouse. 25 miles from O’Hare. Rare opportunity to acquire one of the most successful centers for dressage and equine excellence in the United States with a world class training program in place and prepared to remain.

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Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Colorado

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Prudential Steamboat Realty in Steamboat Springs, Colo., is the newest member of its real estate network and will operate as Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty.

Pam Vanatta and Cam Boyd are broker/owners of the firm, which has two offices that serve Steamboat Springs and Routt County, Colo. With the addition of these two offices, the Sotheby’s International Realty® network has 30 independently owned and operated offices throughout Colorado.

“Steamboat Springs is a world-renowned destination ski resort market,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “We proudly welcome Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty to our network and look forward to bringing our brand’s broad reach to this important real estate market.”

Vanatta said that her 60-agent team is dedicated to providing premier service to buyers and sellers. “High quality service is critically important to our team,” she said. “We are deeply connected to our community and proud of all it has to offer. Our ski lifestyle is comparable to none and coveted all over the world. In fact, Steamboat has produced more Olympians than any other city in the United States. We look forward to the expanded global reach the Sotheby’s International Realty brand will provide.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has nearly 14,000 sales associates located in approximately 680 offices in 49 countries and territories worldwide. Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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Calchaquí Valley, Argentina: Charming and Majestic

Post provided by guest contributing blogger, Rosario Lix Klett, Marketing Coordinator at Argentina Properties Sotheby’s International Realty in Buenos Aries.

Living in the Calchaquí Valley is an amazing experience. Located in an undiscovered corner of Argentina, the Valley is well-known for its handcrafts, fine wines and warm friendly people.

Salta, located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, is the gateway to the Calchaquí Valley and is known as Salta la Linda (“Salta the beautiful”). The city is one of Argentina’s oldest and most picturesque colonial provinces. Influenced by the ancient Incan Andean culture, it has become a major tourist destination for luxury travelers attracted to its traditional and well-preserved architecture, colorful Andean landscapes and ancient enduring values.

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La Estancia de Cafayate / Cafayate, Argentina / Argentina Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

Nestled in the heart of the Calchaquí Valley is the small town of Cafayate with more than 300 days of sunshine year round. The town is home to the exclusive international community of La Estancia de Cafayate, which combines vineyards, golf and horses among its world-class amenities. Foodies and wine lovers appreciate the quaint vineyards, amazing wineries and charming restaurants that make La Estancia de Cafayate a magical place. Owners at La Estancia share equal property in the vineyards and enjoy an annual allocation of wine bottles. The vineyards are composed of 66% Malbec, 14% Torrontes, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Other Varietals.

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La Estancia de Cafayate / Cafayate, Argentina / Argentina Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

The equestrian lifestyle is also an important part of life at La Estancia. The community is equipped with two polo fields, an equestrian center with private and common stables with Paso Peruano horses. Owners can enjoy the property’s endless riding trails or explore the regions pristine areas on horseback.

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La Estancia de Cafayate / Cafayate, Argentina / Argentina Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

Golf lovers are also at home at La Estancia. The renowned designer Bob Cupp has created a world-class set of golf links on the property. Using the natural existing forms of the land, native grasses and other organic elements, Bob has created a course that seems to have always been there.

Discover all that the Calchaquí Valley has to offer.

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Argentina Properties Sotheby's International RealtyMany thanks to our guest blogger, Rosario Lix Klett from Argentina Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, which offers endless access to distinctive properties in the top location across Argentina such as Buenos Aires, the Calchaquí Valley, Patagonia and the Uco Valley.

New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale / August 2013

From a historic cattle and exotic game ranch in Texas to a palatial oceanfront compound on Florida’s exclusive Jupiter Island, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale celebrates the wide open space lifestyle.

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$85,000,000 USD / Mountain Home, Texas / Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

Texas — The legendary Y.O. Ranch is 29,000± acre parcel in Mountain Home, Texas.  Purchased in 1880, the ranch  became headquarters for the Schreiner Cattle Company. Throughout 5 generations, the ranch is notable for many firsts, including establishing a registry for Texas Longhorns that brought the legendary breed back from the brink of extinction, and for introducing exotic hoof stock that earned the ranch a reputation worldwide as ‘America’s Original Game Ranch’. With an established infrastructure, the ranch is a notable destination its for native and exotic game preserve, animal auctions, ranch tours, private events, and recreational activities.

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$72,000,000 USD / Hobe Sound, Florida / Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage

Jupiter Island, Florida — Luxurious Bahamian-inspired estate designed and custom-built in 2010 by international superstar Celine Dion for her and her family. Located on the exclusive Jupiter Island, this 5,5 acre property with over 415 linear feet on the Atlantic Ocean is being sold turn-key with almost all its contents.

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$45,000,000 USD / East Hampton, New York / Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

East Hampton, New York — Recently finished, this master-built estate sits on 2.8± acres with a pool, tennis, cabanas, and direct oceanfront. Intricate details throughout, the house features an impressive entry hall, enormous great room with wet bar and covered outdoor deck, library, formal dining room, world-class chef’s kitchen, six fireplaces, eight en suite bedrooms including the master suite with covered ocean view deck. A private walkway leads to a changing room cabana before spilling out to the ocean beach.

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$38,000,000 USD / Russia / Moscow Sotheby’s International Realty

Russia — Magnificent estate home surrounded by nature. The main home has 3 levels and features 6 bedrooms, main kitchen with food elevator, 2 indoor gardens, home cinema, billiard room and library. There are also a 1200 sqm guest house, a detached 3 level spa with an exercise room, entertainment room, massage room and swimming pool.

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$27,900,000 USD / Wellington, Florida / Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty

Wellington, Florida — Exceptionally rare opportunity to purchase 90± acres, the largest contiguous property close to all equestrian venues.  Simpatico Farms features a regulation Polo field, multiple barns with 82 stalls, exercise track, stick and ball fields, 20 paddocks, 2 apartments and a 3 bedroom house.

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Charming Equestrian Estate in Danville, California | Video House Tour

Private, gated Ranch Estate in California entirely renovated in 2011 and adorned with luxurious features in tranquil surroundings of the Mt Diablo Foothills. Main house great room boasts oak beams, cathedral ceiling and hand crafted random plank floors antiqued and finished on site.

$3,495,000 USD |  Danville, California | People & Properties Sotheby’s International Realty