Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in August 2017

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


$12,500,000 USD | Newport, Rhode Island | Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty

“Built in 2012, the six-bedroom, nearly 10,000-square-foot house is located in the Ocean Drive historic area, famous for its elaborate estates, and sits on 3.67 acres overlooking the Atlantic.”

Newport Home of Campbell Soup Heiress Asks $12.5 Million – Wall Street Journal

Southampton Compound with Three Acres Comes on the Market, Asking $25M – Curbed

Kate Walsh’s Encino House Sells for Well Over the Asking Price – Los Angeles Times

Living Large in Truly Tropical Panama City – Mansion Global

Buy Your Own Private Island in Montana – Robb Report

Incredible Tuscan Villa Can be Yours for $1.15M – Curbed

Wedged Between the Ocean and the Mountains, Rio’s Leblon Draws the City’s Elite – Mansion Global

Rhodes ‘Golden Visas’ Lure Buyers to Ancestral Home – Financial Times

Carmel Highlands: An Upscale Bohemian Spot That’ll Appeal to Whale Watchers – Mansion Global

House Hunting in… Toronto – The New York Times

Cannes’s La Californie is a Leafy Area with Sea Views and Easy Access to Top-Notch Shopping and Dining – Mansion Global

10 Vineyard Homes You Can Actually Move Into – Elle Decor

Found: Oldest Known Photo of a U.S. President – The New York Times

New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | July 2017


From a historic nineteenth century castle in Cannes, France, to a modern villa on Frond M of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features some of the world’s finest locales.

FrancePrice Upon Request | Cannes, France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty

Ideally located on the prestigious Avenue du Roi Albert, east of ‘la Californie’ in Cannes, this unique nineteenth century castle was completely renovated and expanded, and faces the Lérins Islands, offering a magnificent view of the sea. Witness of a golden era, the house, by architect Rimbaud was completed in 1872, when Aristide Boucicaut, founder of “Bon Marche,” built two additional wings and various annexes such as a chapel and the winter garden.

NewYork$27,900,000 USD | Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

Nestled on more than six-acres with over 400 feet of frontage on Taylor Creek, this waterfront home offers access to Shinnecock Bay and the Atlantic Ocean from its private dock. Discreetly located on a highly prized and quiet lane, 11 bedrooms and ten baths are offered in the main house and attached cottages. Among the property’s features are a pool house and 50-foot heated pool, room for tennis, paddle board, kayak, sail or motor.

Bahamas$25,000,000 USD | Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Deep Water Cay, a world-renowned bone fishing resort is located on the eastern end of Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas – just 130 miles from the east coast of Florida. The property sits on a unique 91-acre island with its own private, paved 4,200-foot airstrip, three beaches (totaling more than two miles), and is surrounded by beautiful ocean, islands and mangroves, with some of the best fishing and diving in the world.

Montana$27,500,000 USD | Hamilton, Montana | Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty

In the Southwest corner of Montana, in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley, rests the exclusive Stock Farm Club. Within this private community, nestled on a stunning 17-acre plot, you will find the ultimate western farmhouse – the breathtaking 25,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom home features a four-stall horse barn, pond and artisan creek, grotto-style pool, and underground shooting range.

Dubai85,000,000 د.إ AED | Palm Jumeirah, Dubai | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

This modern villa on Frond M of The Palm Jumeirah encompasses over 13,000 square-feet of living space, offering one of the largest available villas on the Palm. Significantly higher than the standard Nakheel offerings, this home is very prestigious; the location has its own private access gate, so in essence, the villa enjoys two points of security to keep your home safe, secure, and private.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in May 2017

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


Price Upon Request | Brisbane, Queensland, Australia | Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty

“In line with its Edwardian lineage, Ruhamah has extensive period features, including high pressed-metal ceilings, extravagant chandeliers, classic timber French doors and windows, and polished hardwood floors.”

An Edwardian Gem in Queensland – Mansion Global

Houses of Worship Converted to Homes – Wall Street Journal

Six Homes with Stunning Contemporary Architecture – Financial Times

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in New Jersey – Sotheby’s International Realty

Is This the Most Beautiful Home on the Market in New Zealand? – Robb Report

A Mid-Century Modern Classic Tucked Away in Sausalito, California – Mansion Global

Five Properties with Designer Gardens – Financial Times

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Greece – Sotheby’s International Realty

A Sprawling Montana Estate on the Market for the First Time in Over 70 Years – Mansion Global

A Reborn Classic in Rittenhouse for $3.69 Million – Philadelphia Magazine

Sacramento is California’s Newest Real Estate Hot Spot – Wall Street Journal

Miraflores: Lima’s ‘It’ Neighborhood Thanks to Myriad Amenities – and a Beach, Too – Mansion Global

Spain’s Sotogrande: €50M Investment Heralds New Dawn for Resort – Financial Times

Choosing the Right Second-Home Market to Invest In – Mansion Global

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

Sotheby’s Sells Tamayo’s ‘Bird Charmer’ for $4.3M in NY – US News & World Report

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in March 2017

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


$6,000,000 USD | Superior, Montana | Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty

“They purchased the property for a little more than $1 million in 2003 and over the next decade set about gutting every building on the 255-acre site and adding several more, including a 9,500-square-foot home with four bedrooms and six bathrooms.”

A $6 Million Montana Ranch that Comes with Its Own Saloon – Bloomberg

New Hampshire Estate with Observatory Asks $9.95 Million – Wall Street Journal

A Hillside Estate in St. Bart with ‘Sensational Views’ Listed for €53M – Mansion Global

A First Look at the Woolworth Tower’s New Apartments – Bloomberg

This Historic Castle is Located on the Highest Point in Newport, Rhode Island – Architectural Digest

House Hunting in… Rome – The New York Times

A Greenwich Mansion for Family and Art – Wall Street Journal

‘Scandinavian Zen’ on the Lake Superior Shoreline in Minnesota – Mansion Global

For Sale: 6 Beautiful Mediterranean-style Homes – The Week

The 5 Most Expensive Homes in Denver – Curbed

A Historic Restoration Fronting San Francisco’s Alamo Square Park – Mansion Global

Modernist Treehouse Blends into its Studio City Hillside – Los Angles Times

Manhattan Residential Real Estate Market Heats Up – Wall Street Journal

Miami Luxury Developments: Tides are Changing for the Better – Mansion Global

Homes that Sold for Around $1 Million – The New York Times

10 Vineyard Homes You Can Actually Move Into – Elle Decor

Sotheby’s to Offer Patek Philippe Caliber 89: Will it Smash the $24 Million Record? – Forbes

Raja Ravi Varma’s Painting Fetches Rs 11.9 cr at Sotheby’s New York Auction – The Economic Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in March 2017

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


$7,800,000 USD | Upper East Side, New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

“To create the duplex, Mr. [Clive] Davis combined a 13th-floor unit he bought for $1.925 million with a unit on the floor above he purchased for $1.475 million. He spent about two years renovating the two apartments with help from interior designer Greg Schriefer, linking them with a circular staircase”

Clive Davis Lists Park Avenue Co-op for $7.8 Million – Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty Sees Growth in a Tough Market – CNBC

Five Homes for Buyers Seeking an Island Lifestyle – Financial Times

Investor David Batchelder Lists Newly Built California Home for $29 Million – Wall Street Journal

Selena Gomez Seeks $3 Million for her Mansion in the Lone Star State – Los Angeles Times

The Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Achieved $95 Billion in Global Sales Volume for 2016 – Sotheby’s International Realty

This $29 Million NYC Penthouse is Hidden in the Sky – Bloomberg

For Sale: 6 Rustic Homes in Montana – The Week

How Sotheby’s International Realty is Avoiding the Real Estate Slowdown – Bloomberg TV

Spending Millions to Keep a Home Safe – Wall Street Journal

House Hunting in… Sydney – The New York Times

Seattle Real Estate Sees Surge in Chinese Interest After Vancouver Enacts 15% Tax – Forbes

What is a Prime or Super-Prime Property? – Financial Times

Here’s How to Spend Your Tax Refund to Upgrade Your Home –

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

The RM Sotheby’s Automobile Auction at Amelia Island is Set to Astound – Robb Report

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in December 2016

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

imagereader-aspx$26,700,000 USD | Whitefish, Montana | Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty

Bill Foley, the longtime deal maker and an investor in the NHL’s newest franchise, has listed his 21-acre Montana ranch for $26.7 million, said listing agent Ross Pickert with Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty.

NHL Investor Bill Foley Lists Montana Ranch for $26.7 Million – The Wall Street Journal

Here Is the Outlook for Luxury Real Estate in 2017 – The Street

Julia Roberts’ Secluded Ranch is Back on the Market – Mansion Global

A Glimpse at the Priciest Home Sales of 2016 – Mansion Global

Live in Ultra-Modern Luxury With This Emirates Hills Villa in Dubai – Real Clear Life

These 5 Trends Will Shape the Housing Market in 2017 – Fortune

What Incoming US Presidency May Mean for Luxury Real Estate – The Street

Simon Tollit – what to expect in 2017 – Property Investor Today

The year of the smart home – CNBC

3 New Year’s Resolutions for Buyers in 2017 – National Association of Realtors

Spain set for a more robust property market in 2017 as prices rise – PropertyWire

Sotheby’s Takes the Mystery Out of How it Prices ArtLuxury Daily

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Video of the Week: Serene Gallatin Riverfront Home in Big Sky, Montana

$1,995,250 USD | Big Sky, Montana | Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty

This beautiful Gallatin River property is very private with 300 feet of river frontage on the stretch of the Gallatin known as Hog Alley, famous for some of the best fishing and biggest fish on the Gallatin. An easy ford across the river accesses an island and pools teeming with fish. The grounds include mature trees, a spring fed pond and bubbling warm springs that attract wildlife, particularly in the winter. This house is warm and inviting. Most of the custom furnishings convey with the property.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in October 2016

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


CHF 10’400’000 CHF | St Moritz, Switzerland | St. Moritz Sotheby’s International Realty

“This 300 year-old house, designed in the traditional style of the Engadine region in the Swiss Alps, has just undergone a three-year-long renovation and is now equipped with a Balthaupt kitchen full of Gaggenau and Siemens appliances.”

What a $10 Million Ski Chalet Looks Like at Three Major Global Resorts – Bloomberg

Tuscany’s Vineyard Homes – Wall Street Journal

This Legendary Lakefront Tahoe Estate Once Belonged to Howard Hughes – Mansion Global

Sotheby’s International Realty Beats Zillow and to 3D – Inman News

East of Geneva, a Chateau with an Aristocratic Past – The New York Times

Five Properties for Sale with Extraordinary Pools – Financial Times

The Key from Ben Franklin’s Kite Experiment Opened this Front Door – New York Post

3 Extraordinary Eco-Friendly Homes for Sale Right Now – Architectural Digest

For Sale: 7 Beautiful Homes in Delaware – The Week

A Montana Ranch with the Rustic Appeal of an Elevated Cabin in the Woods – Mansion Global

Five Wine Estates or Properties with Vineyards – Financial Times

Modern Farmhouses: California Wine Country’s New Must-Have Homes – Wall Street Journal

Beautiful Victorian Mansions for Sale Around the World – Architectural Digest

Flocking to the San Juan Islands – Mansion Global

House Hunting in… Spain – The New York Times

Wealthy Chinese Buyers are a Growing Force in U.S. Real Estate Markets – The Washington Post

It’s in the Numbers: Luck and Superstition Sell Luxury Real Estate – Mansion Global

Cartier ‘Sky Blue Diamond’ Ring Could Fetch $25 Million – Forbes

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in September 2016

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


$39,000,000 USD | Rollins, Montana | Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty

“Shelter Island, a tree-filled land in Montana’s Flathead Lake, is now on the market — complete with a 22,000-square-foot mansion. The 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom house sits on 22 acres in the lake and was built in 2011.”

A Montana Private Island and Mansion is for Sale – Elle Decor

Luxury Property Sales Soften, But Here’s Why It’s Not All Bad – CNBC

What Does a $5 Million Townhouse Look Like in Three Different Cities? – Bloomberg Pursuits

Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Brand Presence in Southeast Asia – Sotheby’s International Realty

A New Zealand Rural Retreat with Impeccable Design Details – Mansion Global

Five Homes for Sale that Come with Artists’ Studios – Financial Times

For Sale: 6 Great Homes for People without Cars – The Week

Walk-through: Mediterranean Majesty in Sea Cliff – SFGate

Six High-End Homes Near America’s Top-Ranked University – Mansion Global

Home of the Week: A Ranch House Reinterpreted in Pasadena – Los Angeles Times

For Sale: 6 Stylish Homes in Oakland – The Week

London’s Rivals: Will Barcelona be the EU’s Next Fintech Hub? – Financial Times

Sotheby’s Champions Bordeaux with $1 Million Chateau La Mission Haut Brion Sale – Blouin ArtInfo

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in August 2016

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


$4,350,000 USD | Hinsdale, Illinois | Village Sotheby’s International Realty

“Completed in 2006, the two-story house has five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and three partial baths.  The property, situated roughly 18 miles west of downtown Chicago, offers a finished basement that includes a home theater, a trophy room, a wine cellar, a bowling alley and a rec room where the family keeps a pinball machine and arcade games.”

Pro Golfer Jeff Sluman Asks $4.35 Million for Chicago-Area Home – Mansion Global

NFL Kicker Matt Bryant Lists ‘Kicking Back’ Alabama Beach Retreat for $3.35 Million – Wall Street Journal

A Secluded Villa in Ibiza Close to All the Island’s Action – Mansion Global

Disney Junior Exec. Joe D’Ambrosia Sells His L.A. Home for $1.225 Million – Los Angeles Times

Inside a Former Home of Millicent Rogers in Taos, N.M. – Wall Street Journal

In Rural Montana, a High-End Home for Outdoor Enthusiasts – Mansion Global

A Manhattan ‘Jewel Box’ Asks $3.275 Million – Wall Street Journal

In California, an Eco-Luxe Home Where Organic Vegetables Grow – Mansion Global

New Towers, Higher Prices Lift Chicago’s Real Estate Market – Forbes

The Ripe Time to Buy a Vineyard in Bordeaux – Financial Times

Hard-Core House Collectors – Wall Street Journal

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

Sotheby’s NY to Auction Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Traditional Chinese Paintings – Blouin ArtInfo

The Amazing Cars for Auction at RM Sotheby’s Monterey – The Week