New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | July 2014

From a private beachfront masterpiece in Turks and Caicos to a sophisticated duplex in New York City, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale showcases exquisite lifestyles from around the globe.

Turks and Caicos N+N

$48,000,000 USD | Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Turks and Caicos—This private beachfront estate in the Caribbean is set on its own stretch of sand with unparalleled ocean water views. A main house and guest house combine for a seven bedroom tropical escape in an exclusive community. Sandy footpaths lead to several shaded outdoor lounging areas, ultimately guiding to an infinity-edge pool set directly in the sand.

NYC N+N

$44,000,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty- East Side Manhattan Brokerage

New York—740 Park Avenue is one of Manhattan’s most celebrated residential landmarks designed by architect Rosario Candela. With rooms overlooking one of the most recognized boulevards in New York City, this newly renovated residence was finished to the highest standards and offers a chic contemporary take on a classic Park Avenue residence.

Paris N+N

28.500.000 € EUR | Paris, France | Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby’s International Realty

France— A private entrance gives access to this seven bedroom home in Paris. Chateaubriand used to live in this recently renovated home, now complete with vast living spaces, an elevator, a workshop, terraces and rooms overlooking the garden.

Hong Kong N+N

$280,000,000 HKD | Hong Kong | Hong Kong Sotheby’s International Realty

Hong Kong— This palatial European-style home sits on top of the town and faces south, offering almost 270-degree views of the ocean, greenery and the city skyline. The four bedroom home also features a swimming pool, roof terrace, and an elevator.

Brussels N+N

Price Upon Request | Brussels, Belgium | Brussels Sotheby’s International Realty

Belgium— With its gardens, meadows and forests, this property is integrated into one of the most beautiful and best kept areas in Belgium and southern Netherlands. The six bedroom manor is equipped with a splendid indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool as well as equestrian facilities including multiple riding arenas and beautifully designed gardens.

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New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | June 2014

From a private enclave in California to a historical waterfront oasis in Italy, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale showcases exquisite lifestyles from around the globe.

Capri_New and Notable32.000.000 € EUR | Capri, Italy | Tuscany Sotheby’s International Realty

Italy- This waterfront property, situated on the Island of Capri, has a unique history as it is built above the former Palace by the Sea, of Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus. Vast gardens and terraces immerse this seaside villa which has stunning views of Mount Vesuvius, the Peninsula of Sorrento and the Bay of Naples.

Laguna Beach_New and Notable$42,000,000 USD | Laguna Beach, California | HOM Sotheby’s International Realty

California- The inspired and dramatic architecture of this oceanfront residence in Emerald Bay encompasses a spacious plan that captures views of the sparkling aqua waters in the cove below. Tastefully appointed interiors are composed of luxurious materials in a primarily neutral palette of crèmes, tans, grays and whites. Thoughtfully arranged indoor and outdoor spaces are eminently livable and lend themselves to relaxing days spent entertaining seaside.

Nevada_New and Notable$38,000,000 USD | Las Vegas, Nevada | Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty

Nevada- Located in Las Vegas, this “Founder’s Penthouse” is an expansive space with 360 degree views of the city below. The home features private elevator access, an outdoor theater, a large hot tub and a full gym.

Laguna Beach 2_New and Notable$29,995,000 USD | Laguna Beach, California | HOM Sotheby’s International Realty

California- Designed by Brion Jeannette, this Laguna Beach home is nestled in a private enclave of Smithcliffs. Whitewater ocean views create a spectacular backdrop for this Mediterranean-styled home. The sprawling outdoor patio with pool and resort-like grounds  make this home perfect for entertaining guests.

Italy_New and NotablePrice Upon Request | Portofino, Italy | Milan Sotheby’s International Realty

Italy- This splendid villa is set upon the backdrop of Portofino and enjoys direct access to the famous “Piazzetta”. Various outdoor terraces and gardens offer endless relaxation and privacy with unique views of Portofino Bay and the Brown Castle.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in June 2014

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

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12.500.000 kr | Stockholm, Sweden | Sweden Sotheby’s International Realty

House Hunting in … Sweden - The New York Times 

Real estate is quite healthy for the whole of Sweden,” said Lars Andersson, the chief executive of Sweden Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are blessed with a lot of attractive coastline.” It is possible to find a small stuga, or cottage, for about $1 million. “If you are willing to jump on a ferry or take your own boat out to an island with no car connection, you can find something quite beautiful for half.”

House of the Day: Over the Moon in La Jolla -The Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty Featured Estate of the Week: Timeless and Sophisticated Villa -Haute Living

What You Get for … $1,300,000 -The New York Times

On The Market: A Classic Seaside Getaway on Martha’s Vineyard - Architectural Digest

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters LuxembourgSotheby’s International Realty

Sotheby’s International Realty launches global referral platform powered by ImmobelInman News

Here’s What Wealthy People Want In Their Luxury HomesBusiness Insider

The only way is up: Balearic property prices soarThe Telegraph

Luxury Homeowners Snub the Open House The Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Swim-Up Estate in Palm Beach – The Wall Street Journal

Rare Stamp Sells for $9.5 MillionABC News

SLIDESHOW: History of Art in Ten Works at Sotheby’s - Artinfo UK

John Lennon & Jimi Hendrix & Bob Dylan personal items at Sotheby’s auctions NYYareah Magazine

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in June 2014

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

Alden House Belfast, Maine

$675,000 USD | Belfast, Maine | The Swan Agency Sotheby’s International Realty

House Hunting: The Best of B&Bs - The Week

Hiram Alden, president of the Maine Telegraph Co., built this seven-bedroom bed-and-breakfast in 1840.

House of the Day: Lush Landscape Whidbey Island, Wash., Estate - The Wall Street Journal

Asia House of the Day: Mediterranean Living in the Philippines - The Wall Street Journal

In Home Renovations, Big Homes Get Bigger - The Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A Striking Sun-Filled Beach House in East Hampton - Architectural Digest

Legendary Grateful Dead Guitarist Jerry Garcia’s Former Estate For Sale - Digital Journal

A Santa Barbara Home on 160 Acres Lists for $12.9 Million - The Wall Street Journal

A Hot Tropical Destination Hits the Global Real Estate Market - Culture Map Houston

Historic Patek Split-Seconds Chronograph Sells For $2.9 Million - Forbes

Claude Monet Water Lilies Set to Fetch £20-30m At Sotheby’s - Artlyst

Damien Hirst May No Longer Be Britain’s Most-Expensive Living Artist - Bloomberg

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2014

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

Luxury Homes for Sale / Essex Connecticut $3,480,000 USD / Essex, Connecticut / William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

Luxury Homeowners Who Ditched the Dining RoomThe Wall Street Journal

With more meals eaten in the kitchen, on the patio and in front of the TV, luxury homeowners are increasingly converting their dining rooms into libraries, dens and other flex spaces.

 

Katharine Hepburn Home Returns to the Market - The Wall Street Journal

 

Villa De Martini on Telegraph Hill listed for $16 millionSFGate.com

House of the Day: Over the Moon in La JollaThe Wall Street Jouranl

A 30-Minute Interview with Kathryn A. Korte, Sotheby’s International Realty Inc.The New York Times

East Hampton, New York: Secluded Showplace, $21.5 MillionThe New York Times

Hot Property Moon Bloodgood selling her home in Venice, CaliforniaLA Times

House of the Day: Study in Contrast in Tuxedo Park [New York] - The Wall Street Journal

House owned by GM of Arizona Diamondbacks is for saleArizona Central

House of the Day: Mizner Remade in Colebrook [Connecticut] - The Wall Street Journal

Real Estate Goes GlobalThe New Yorker

Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Rise for First Time This YearBloomgberg

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in May 2014

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

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$5,850,000 USD / Las Vegas, Nevada / Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty

Las Vegas’s housing market recovers from its losing streakFinancial Times

Blooming properties on the market in Connecticut, California and New York - The Wall Street Journal

Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty in North Carolina Joins the BrandSotheby’s International Realty

On the Market: A Contemporary Hudson, New York Home with Sweeping ViewsArchitectural Digest

Canadian Estate to List for $27.5 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Unrestrained Modern HomesSothebys.com

Cowboy Spurs and Bowling Shoes in Santa Fe / House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s Sale Draws Cohen as Wynn Buys $28 Million ‘Popeye’ – Business Week

Warhol self portrait goes for US$30.1MCanoe.ca News

Sotheby’s Sells Record $141 Million in Jewelry AuctionBloomberg

Noma, Maybe the World’s Best Restaurant, Catered Sotheby’s Spring Auction – Vanity Fair

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in May 2014

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

Luxury Ranch / New Mexico$14,700,000 USD / Santa Fe, New Mexico / Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Main Downtown Brokerage

Country singer Randy Travis bought this 220-acre parcel from New Mexico’s former governor and fashioned it into a luxury ranch.

Randy Travis’ Luxury RanchBloomberg

Park-front locales remain NYC’s most valuable propertiesNew York Post

{Video} Want to live in Ron Howard’s home?The Wall Street Journal

Housing Paradox: All-cash sales rise as investor sales dip - USA Today Money

Asian investors still looking but in no hurry to buyInman News

Ex-Sharper Image CEO Sells His San Francisco Mansion For $10 MillionBusiness Insider

Realogy To Host Investor Day And Live Webcast On May 9, 2014MarketWatch

Realogy Reports Financial Results For First Quarter 2014 - MarketWatch

Selling a One-Cent Stamp for Millions of DollarsThe New Yorker

Rare 100 carat diamonds worth millions up for auctionThe Telegraph

 

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in April 2014

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

Hotel Carlyle Apartment / Manhattan

$4,900,000 USD / New York, New York / Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

“For the first time, the Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of apartments in Manhattan, real estate brokers estimate, taking the mantle from the Russians.”

The Chinese take Manhattan: replace Russians as top apartment buyers - Reuters

Ron Howard Lists Longtime Home for $27.5 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Monumental Architectural CompoundHaute Living Magazine

Home of Renowned Architect Harry Leslie Walker Hits Market in New YorkThe Daily Voice

New York Times Pitches a Surge of Digital VideoAdAge

Big Ticket / For $13.4 Million, Hitching Post IncludedThe New York Times

Calgary luxury home market sets another recordCalgary Herald

Million-Dollar Home Sales Thrive While Low End StumblesBloomberg

Resort Living in the Philippines / Asia House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Mediterranean-style estate in Wine Country / House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

What Shanghai Looked Like 140 Years Ago / Sotheby’s - WSJ / China RealTime Blog

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in April 2014

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

Penthouse Views in Monte Carlo, Monaco

 Panoramic Penthouse Views / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Price Upon Request
C.I.C. Immobilier Monte-Carlo Sotheby’s International Realty

Penthouse Views From Across the GlobeThe Wall Street Journal

$65 Million ‘Fendi Casa’ L.A. Estate Sold to Saudi BuyerThe Hollywood Reporter

Luxury Connecticut island that comes with its own cannonPursuitist

A Spiritual Retreat in the Philippines / Asia House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

House and Home and Art in California / House of the DayThe Wall Street Journal

All The Bells and Whistles / On The MarketPalm Beach Daily News

From Bank to Abode / House of the Day  – The Wall Street Journal

Sound of Music in Suffern / House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Grape Views in Malibu / House of the DayThe Wall Street Journal

Love Me Do-odle! John Lennon’s Drawings To Be Auctioned OffABC News

Sotheby’s Plans Auction of Huge Yellow Diamond in MayLUXUO Blog

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in April 2014

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

Luxury Kitchen / San Antonio, Texas

$1,499,999 USD / San Antonio, Texas / Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

Prices for the historic Victorians that make up the bulk of King William properties have roughly tripled in the past decade, said Debra Maltz, a broker associate for Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, though much of that price change can reflect extensive renovation. Larger, restored homes can cost $800,000 to $3 million, Ms. Maltz said.

Downtown San Antonio Gets a MakeoverThe Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty Launches a Lifestyle Video SeriesSotheby’s International Realty

Private capital is returning to the mortgage marketHousingWire

Home Sellers’ Asking Prices Hit Five-Year HighWSJ Economics Blog

10 countries racing to buy American homesUSA TODAY

Modern Take on a Farmstead / House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Jeff Koons Popeye Set To Make $25m At Auction In New YorkArtlyst

Picasso to Giacometti Lead Sotheby’s $322 Million AuctionBloomberg