New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | September 2014

From a private peninsula in South Florida to a medieval castle in Italy, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale showcases exquisite lifestyles from around the globe.

Florida$60,000 USD | Key Biscayne, Florida | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Florida- This grand waterfront estate sits on a private peninsula overlooking Biscayne Bay in South Florida. The 2-acre gated property has 2,000 feet of water frontage with the Miami skyline as a backdrop. The 12,000 square foot home has 6 bedrooms and full baths, pool, gazebo area and private deep water yacht harbor.

Italy28.000.000 € EUR | Sienna, Italy | Tuscany Sotheby’s International Realty

Italy- The Castle of Modanella extends over 630 hectacres not far from the medieval city of Siena. The castle has been updated over the years, but still retains the appearance of a real fortress. The courtyard features a charming loggia, gardens, view of the vineyards, olive groves and the countryside.  Farm houses on the property have been meticulously restored and given comfortable and luxurious interiors with big gardens, four large swimming pools and a tennis court. There are currently 18 hectares of vineyards with vine varieties of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Viognier.

New York$35,100,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty- East Side Manhattan Brokerage

New York- A limited edition collection of six, just completed, penthouses atop the famed Puck Building in the heart of SoHo are now available. Masterfully designed, the sprawling condominium loft Penthouses have been reverentially crafted to retain their inherent, authentic loft character with soaring barrel-vaulted ceilings, cast-iron columns, and oversize windows. Luxuriously updated for gracious 21st-Century living, the expansive open layouts perfectly harmonize the best of both modern loft and prewar aesthetics with no detail left unconsidered. Each residence enjoys sweeping cinematic views, while three offer the rare privilege of deep, set-back outdoor terraces.

SwitzerlandPrice Upon Request | Lugano, Switzerland | Fontana Sotheby’s International Realty

Switzerland- Villa Wellingtonia, a real Art Nouveau jewel, is situated on the shores of Lake Lugano, in the residential area of Figino. The property faces east and has wonderful panoramic 180 degree views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Built in 1912, it was completely renovated between 2000 and 2003 and its interiors were re-designed by Axel Vervoordt. The home features a fitness room, heated infinity swimming pool and it’s own private beach with direct lake access.

France22.000.000 € EUR | Paris, France | Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby’s International Realty

France- Located in Paris in the Pantheon Historic quarter, this 500 square meter mansion dates back to the 18th century and is a historical monument. The home is accessed by a stoned courtyard in front of an ancient façade. Entirely renovated, this six bedroom home mixes the splendor of former days with modernity by including upgraded features such as an elevator, wine cellar and home theater.

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Private Bay-Front Home in Sarasota, Florida | Video House Tour

Outstanding bay-front home in one of the most sought after neighborhoods of Sarasota, Harbor Acres. Enjoy the amazing 180-degree views of the city, Ringling Bridge and Florida sunsets from this north/northwest facing home without the direct afternoon western sun.

$5,595,999 USD  | Sarasota, Florida | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in August 2014

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$11,400,000 USD  | Miami, Florida | ONE  Sotheby’s International Realty

Florida is also a popular destination because there is no individual state income tax—a fact that attracts buyers from New York and elsewhere,” says Elena Bluntzer with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty in Miami.

Where the CEOs Live – The Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Living History in AustraliaThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Philippine Home Fit for a StarThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Views and Service in SeattleThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A Storied Stone Manor in Majorca Architectural Digest

On the Market: A Modern East Hampton HomeArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A Stately Victorian in Newport, Rhode IslandArchitectural Digest

How Important Is a Perfect Lawn When You’re Selling Your Home? The New York Times

Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb sells home in Silver LakeLos Angeles Times

Alexander Haig’s Palm Beach Home Sells for $8.75 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s to auction part of L.A. gallerist Joni Gordon’s collectionLos Angeles Times

Equally Expansive & Elegant in Brooksville, Florida | Luxury House Tour

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Timeless elegance for the active equestrian is offered by this stately residence just north of Tampa, Florida. Situated on a parcel just under ten acres and presented together with an additional parcel of undeveloped land of roughly equal size, this horse farm of nearly twenty acres contains a fourteen-stall barn with over 670 square feet of climate-controlled space including an office and bar/tack room.

 $2,325,000 USD | Brooksville, FL | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Impressive Gulf Front Home in Florida / Video House Tour

The interior appointments by designer Erika Powell of Urban Grace Interiors are both stunning and comfortably understated. FORTIFIED for Safer Living® standards were employed in its design by Architect Tom Christ of Christ and Associates as well as in its construction by Davis Dunn. Beauty obscures, but does not forsake utility.

$5,495,000 USD / Santa Rosa Beach, Florida / Scenic 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

Impressive Gulf Front Home in Florida | Video House Tour

The interior appointments by designer Erika Powell of Urban Grace Interiors are both stunning and comfortably understated. FORTIFIED for Safer Living® standards were employed in its design by Architect Tom Christ of Christ and Associates as well as in its construction by Davis Dunn. Beauty obscures, but does not forsake utility.

$5,495,000 USD | Santa Rosa Beach, Florida | Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty

Significant Sales January 2014

The January 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an extraordinary triplex penthouse in Florida. Also featured is a grand limestone house in Manhattan, a classic colonial in Greenwich, Connecticut and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Ocean Dr ONE 20MONE Sotheby’s International Realty | $20,000,000 USD | Florida, USA

Florida—This three-level penthouse is set over 7,000 square feet and offers unmeasurable luxury. There also is a plunge pool on the 17th floor and a full-floor master suite on the 18th floor. This penthouse truly embodies an elegant and indulgent lifestyle.

East Side Manhattan 19.6m (1)Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage | $19,600,000 USD | New York, USA

New York—This home is situated on one of the most desirable residential blocks in Carnegie Hill just off Fifth Avenue and steps from Central Park. Sun-filled, open and airy, this grand limestone house is comprised of a total of five stories plus a fabulous roof deck with open city views and a windowed English basement. A gracious entry hall leads to a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with access to a garden. The private full floor master bedroom offers a spacious bath and a large terrace. Additionally there are four large bedrooms, each with ensuite baths and ample closet space.

Greenwich 11.9m (1)Sotheby’s International Realty-Greenwich Brokerage | $11,920,000 USD | Connecticut, USA

Connecticut—This exquisitely renovated, stunning Colonial has eleven plus acres of meadows and paddocks and an expansive equestrian farm. Two fully restored vintage Dutch barns provide for galas with dance floor, stage, saloon, executive office and five box stall equestrian facility. Architectural detailing captures the historical essence of this spectacular home. There is a paneled library, family room and gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, as well as five luxurious suites. The master suite has a library with fireplace, his and her dressing rooms and master baths, private study, exercise studio with bath and sauna. There also is a wine cellar, six fireplaces, beautiful terraces, pool, four garage bays and a one bedroom carriage house.

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Significant Sales January 2014

The January 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an extraordinary triplex penthouse in Florida. Also featured is a grand limestone house in Manhattan, a classic colonial in Greenwich, Connecticut and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Ocean Dr ONE 20MONE Sotheby’s International Realty / $20,000,000 USD / Florida, USA

Florida—This three-level penthouse is set over 7,000 square feet and offers unmeasurable luxury. There also is a plunge pool on the 17th floor and a full-floor master suite on the 18th floor. This penthouse truly embodies an elegant and indulgent lifestyle.

East Side Manhattan 19.6m (1)Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage / $19,600,000 USD / New York, USA

New York—This home is situated on one of the most desirable residential blocks in Carnegie Hill just off Fifth Avenue and steps from Central Park. Sun-filled, open and airy, this grand limestone house is comprised of a total of five stories plus a fabulous roof deck with open city views and a windowed English basement. A gracious entry hall leads to a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with access to a garden. The private full floor master bedroom offers a spacious bath and a large terrace. Additionally there are four large bedrooms, each with ensuite baths and ample closet space.

Greenwich 11.9m (1)Sotheby’s International Realty-Greenwich Brokerage / $11,920,000 USD / Connecticut, USA

Connecticut—This exquisitely renovated, stunning Colonial has eleven plus acres of meadows and paddocks and an expansive equestrian farm. Two fully restored vintage Dutch barns provide for galas with dance floor, stage, saloon, executive office and five box stall equestrian facility. Architectural detailing captures the historical essence of this spectacular home. There is a paneled library, family room and gourmet kitchen with breakfast room, as well as five luxurious suites. The master suite has a library with fireplace, his and her dressing rooms and master baths, private study, exercise studio with bath and sauna. There also is a wine cellar, six fireplaces, beautiful terraces, pool, four garage bays and a one bedroom carriage house.

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Siesta Key Bay Front Estate in Sarasota, Florida | Video House Tour

Experience the magnificence of this stunning bay front Siesta Key estate. Brilliantly sited on the north end of the coveted Sarasota island, Siesta Key providing owners with exceptional waterfront living, the sought after island lifestyle and swift access to all that Sarasota has to offer.

$4,350,000 USD | Sarasota, Florida | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty