Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in September 2017

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

imagereader.aspx-4$260,000,000 USD | Carvill Sotheby’s International Realty | Maunaloa, Hawaii

“A parcel of land that encompasses almost the entire western side of the Hawaiian island of Molokai is going on the market for $260 million. Called Molokai Ranch, the roughly 55,575-acre property spans about 35% of the rural island, encompassing 20 miles of coastline, a multitude of secluded beaches, ranch land and forests.”

A Chunk of the Hawaiian Island of Molokai Seeks $260 Million – Wall Street Journal

An Iconic Gilded Age ‘Cottage’ Offers Waterfront Access in Bar Harbor, Maine – Mansion Global

The Boldest Brutalist Homes for Sale in the World – Architectural Digest

Prime properties with an Asian influence – Financial Times

Surprise: Greenwich Home Sells For $2 Million Over Asking – Wall Street Journal

17th-century estate on 75 acres asks $10M – Curbed

You’re Going to Want to Live In This White Farmhouse for Sale in Vermont – Country Living

Outside Dallas, a Castle-Style Home Brings A Bit of France to Texas – Mansion Global

Historic Seven Sisters home in Montauk goes up for sale, asking $16.25M – Curbed

San Francisco Loft with Room for Dancing – Wall Street Journal

House Hunting in … Corsica – The New York Times 

Bohemian vibe attracts homebuyers to Taos – Financial Times

Montreal’s Mountainous Westmount Area Sees Influx of Younger Luxury Buyers – Mansion Global

Sunbaths and Solar Power: The Elegance of Eco-Living – T Brand Studio

10 Gorgeous Homes That Get Luxe Mountain Living Right – Elle Decor

Sotheby’s Launches Its First-Ever Contemporary Photography Auction, Tapping Into a Newly Hot Market – ArtNet

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in February 2017

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

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$9,500,000 USD | Cherry Hills Village, Colorado | LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

“If you’re a fan of architect Toshiko Mori, you’ll love this Zen Colorado retreat. Situated on 2.5 acres, the $9.5 million, 10,000-square-foot home boasts indoor-outdoor living spaces that highlight the surrounding natural beauty. “

This $9.5 Million Home Includes a Private Floating Meditation Den – Architectural Digest

For Sale: Six Homes Designed by Famous Architects – Financial Times

Japan’s Traditional ‘Minka’ Homes Gain a New Following – Wall Street Journal

House Hunting in… Montreal – The New York Times

Stars Lurk in the History of this Hollywood Hills Tudor – Los Angeles Times

A Home for Surfing in Ma’alaea Bay, Maui, Hawaii – Financial Times

Hamptons Preview – Mansion Global

A Look Inside the D.C.-area’s Most Expensive Homes for Sale – Washington Post

What $3 Million Gets You Outside the City – Boston.com

This Insanely Glamorous Old Florida Estate is on the Market – Coastal Living

Of Cays and Bays: The Serenity of Beachfront Living – T Brand Studio

10 Dream Homes that Take City Dwelling to a Whole New Level – Elle Decor

Klimt Painting Expected to Fetch Well Over $45M at Sotheby’s Auction – The Guardian

Market Spotlight | Tour of Canada

Canada is well known for it’s vast natural landscapes and cosmopolitan cities, these offer a quality of life that consistently make it rank amongst the world’s best places to visit and live. From west to east, some of Canada’s most significant destinations and cities are featured here:

West Vancouver, British Columbia

westvancouver$19,900,000 | West Vancouver, British Columbia | Sotheby’s International Realy Canada

Set against the striking scenery of the North Shore Mountains, West Vancouver offers easy access to nature, along with luxurious urban amenities and real estate. The community comprises neighborhoods renowned for their prestigious homes and estates, and sweeping views of Howe Sound.

This architectural concrete, glass and steel masterpiece emits both style and grace. Not merely built on the waterfront but rather carved into the rock-face so as to be perfectly set into the property. Additionally, this brilliance in design provides interesting rock-face features in the interior. Steps to the 190 feet of waterfront include multi-platforms for outdoor activities, and at the same time, total and complete privacy from the world.

Whistler, British Columbia

whistler$4,388,000 | Whistler, British Columbia | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Located in British Columbia’s spectacular Coast Mountains, Whistler is one of North America’s premier four season resorts, internationally renowned as the site of the alpine and Nordic venues for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Its epic skiing and snowboarding, vibrant alpine village and majestic mountains haven’t just captured the attention of visitors— Whistler real estate has also attracted buyers and real estate investors from across British Columbia and around the world.

Sitting above Creekside, Ursa Minor, or Little Bear, is located in sought after and exclusive Bear Creek Estates. This very tasteful and well thought out custom built West Coast contemporary Whistler chalet has everything one could want in a mountain retreat. Overlooking Alpha Lake, this five-bedroom, 4500 square foot property boasts endless views, covered patios with hot tubs, outdoor fire places and most importantly, a cozy living room to retreat to when the snow starts to fall.

Calgary, Alberta

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

Set in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains at the intersection of the Bow and Elbow rivers, Calgary, Alberta exudes innovation, energy and a uniquely Western Canadian hospitality. As the largest metropolitan area between Vancouver and Toronto, Calgary is home to over 1.1 million people. It’s a global energy leader and a welcoming frontier for business and investment, which has helped the robust Calgary real estate market expand rapidly.

Kestrel Ridge Farm is framed by awe-provoking terrain, this world-class equestrian facility offers a magnificent natural backdrop for horse fanatics, aspiring riders and enthusiastic mountaineers drawn to the captivating beauty of Calgary. Warmth and charm can be felt throughout this spacious, grand estate with extensive modern amenities custom designed for family function with six bedrooms, six bathrooms, six-vehicle garage, carriage house, greenhouse, outdoor sport court, indoor salt-water swimming pool, enclosed summer kitchen and separate 3,700-square-foot guest house that doubles as staff quarters.

Discover luxury real estate in Canada

Toronto, Ontario

toronto$5,475,000 | Toronto, Ontario | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

With its rich history, breathtaking architecture and cultural diversity, Toronto, Ontario is Canada’s financial and business capital, a cosmopolitan city that has turned heads on the global stage both for its economic influence and its reputation as one of the safest, cleanest and greenest cities.

This Theatre Park penthouse features four Bedrooms, a library, two sweeping wrap around terraces with panoramic views of Lake Ontario and Downtown Toronto.

Muskoka Lakes, Ontario

muskoka$3,195,000 | Dwight, Ontario | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Located just two hours north of Toronto, Muskoka is a popular cottage country destination for vacationers from across Ontario. With more than 2,000 sparkling lakes covering 14,000 kilometers of shoreline, Muskoka is an ideal destination for boaters, fishers, swimmers, bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Carved into the granite of the Canadian Shield, this one of a kind lakefront home has an open concept living, dining and kitchen area encased in floor to ceiling glass walls that reveal breathtaking lake views and stunning western exposure sunsets.

Westmount, Quebec

westmount$18,500,000 | Westmount, Quebec | Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec

Westmount, a prestigious enclave of Montreal, is situated on the southern face of Mount Royal’s southernmost peak, and extends from its summit to the plateau at the foot of the mountain. Within this area of just four square kilometres are some of the most prestigious homes and real estate in Canada. Its majestic Victorian architecture is so notable that in 2012, Westmount was added to Canada’s list of historically significant sites.

The landmark and storied Timmins Estate near the peak of Mount Royal offers not only panoramic views of the entirety of Montreal and beyond, but is also seen as this city’s premiere property.

Comprised of the main house (10 bedrooms, nine bathrooms, three powder rooms) and an attached coach house and sitting on 43,000 square-feet of land, this majestic Jacobean stone mansion was designed by famed architects Ross and Macfarlane and built in 1910 for Lieutenant-Colonel Charles A. Smart.

From the study of art and artists to market spotlights around the world, explore previous guest entries on the Extraordinary Living Blog

sir_canada_facebookThis guest blog was provided by Adam Nagy of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada.

Luxury Living | Stellar Staircases

As with life, sometimes the most interesting part of a home is not where you start or finish, but how you get there. Connecting living spaces in these four homes from around the world, expertly designed and crafted staircases take center stage as they take their home’s inhabitants on a journey from one floor to the next. Let’s explore these stellar staircases.

canada5 388 000 $ CAD | Montreal, Canada | Canada Sotheby’s International Realty

This one-of-a-kind modern home sits on a large lot backing onto a nature park. Located in a prestigious area of Ile Bizard, this home offers volleyball/tennis/basketball/soccer courts, spa, pool and an outdoor kitchen. Inside includes a gym, ice rink, private theater, pool table, ping pong, two-floor wine cellar, waterfall and much more among its amenities.

rhode-island$7,595,000 USD | Newport, Rhode Island | Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty

Unobstructed, breathtaking ocean and Lily Pond views entice from this exquisite, perfect-turnkey contemporary home. Fabulously unique, the residence features an interior bridge, which crosses the infinity pool. The bridge leads to separate guest quarters with fireplace and airy bedroom loft. The open concept living space provides wonderful flow among living room, kitchen, and dining room. Expertly crafted interior details include a sculptural spiral staircase, beautiful cabinetry, gourmet kitchen, and five distinct and lovely fireplaces. The private two-acre pond-front site is beautifully landscaped with a riverbed garden, meditation garden, and specimen trees including magnificent bald cypress and weeping beech.

Discover more incredible staircases in the exclusively themed piece in Art & Home

south-africaR 30 000 000 ZAR | Johannesburg, South Africa | Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty

Designed by Ultra-Modern Architect Aurelio Cimato, perched on the Linksfield Ridge with never ending views to the horizon, this three-bedroom home features two studies and a library, two TV lounges/family room, a formal lounge, three entrance halls, state-of-the-art kitchen with SMEG appliances, separate scullery and laundry with AEG appliances, walk-in pantry and walk-in fridge/ cold room. Large wrap around balconies encircle the living area and offer a large covered patio with built in gas BBQ, wooden deck with seating area and heated rim flow pool.

 

texas$4,995,000 USD | Austin, Texas | Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

Soaring Wings is the creation of one of Austin’s most visionary architects and the result of four years of work by some of the most talented craftsmen in Austin. Completed in 2007, the structure of Soaring Wings is constructed entirely of red iron on concrete piers sunk deep into rock. All the connections are joined with full penetration welds, the strongest type of connection and many times more costly than bolted connections. Soaring Wings was designed to accommodate small or grand entertaining and has served the current owners well as the backdrop for intimate family gatherings and large-scale charity events.

From Urban Retreats and Dining Rooms to Lord Richard Attenborough’s estate in the French Riviera, discover more in Luxury Living.

Carry the Torch | The Sites of the Summer Games

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With the events now over in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian host joins a long list of world-renowned cities that have become part of the Sumer Games’ storied legacy. From Athens in 1896 hosting the first Summer Games to Tokyo, the city set to host the global event in 2020, our final installment of “Carry the Torch” takes us on journey through some of the former, and future, host cities of the Summer Games.

Athens – Host of the 1896 and 2004 Summer Games

Athens2.500.000 € EUR | Athens, Greece | Greece Sotheby’s International Realty

This minimalistic modern penthouse offers spectacular 360-degree views from the 8th and 9th floors. The residence offers a 255-square-meter roof garden appropriate for special celebrations, an office with fireplace and library, a half bathroom and a 20-square-meter veranda with Acropolis view. The 9th floor living space features a large living area with fireplace, dining area, pool table and a glass atrium that offers full natural sun light to all the aforementioned areas.

Los Angeles – Host of the 1932 and 1984 Summer Games

Los Angeles$8,287,000 USD | Los Angeles, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Sunset Strip Brokerage

Located on one of Brentwood’s most prestigious streets, this newly custom built six-bedroom, eight-bathroom home is gated and private; the residence is equipped with a chef’s kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, as well as Control 4 system that controls all lighting and surround sound. The living room and “Great Room” open to beautiful deck with infinity edge pool and spa along with outdoor cabana, outdoor kitchen and fire pit. The master bedroom features include a fireplace, balcony with ocean views, dual closets and a grand master bathroom. The lower level consists of a movie theatre, gym, guest quarters and a wine cellar which holds over 500 bottles.

Mexico City – Host of the 1968 Summer Games

MexicoCity$5,800,000 USD | Mexico City, Mexico | Guadalajara Sotheby’s International Realty

Located in the heart of Mexico City, this luxurious penthouse resides in the St. Regis, one of Mexico City’s tallest skyscrapers designed and completed by Cesar Pelli in 2008. The residence features a Steinway in the main living area next to large floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over the lights of Mexico City. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home also features a Jacuzzi, wine cellar and concierge.

Montréal – Host of the 1976 Summer Games

Montreal3 995 000 $ CAD | Montréal, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

This magnificent Westmount mansion boasts what are arguably the best views in the city. Located in an exclusive enclave surrounded by only a handful of the Montréal’s most prestigious homes, its lot measures over 12,000-square-feet. A residence of this size and caliber with integrated two-car garage, seven-bedrooms and three-bathrooms is a rare and unprecedented opportunity.

Tokyo – Host of 1964 and upcoming 2020 Summer Games

Tokyo¥980,000,000 JPY | Tokyo, Japan | List Sotheby’s International Realty

Located on the 26th floor of the 35-story City Tower Takanawa, this four combined unit residence offers captivating views of Tokyo and the surrounding greenery. Over 430-square-meters, this home consists of three living, dining and kitchen areas, five bedrooms and baths, and the 24-hour security service ensures the safety of residents at all times.

See the rest of our “Carry The Torch: Homes Fit for the Summer Games” Series

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in September 2015

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

imagereader$4,499,000 USD | Tarzana, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Sunset Strip Brokerage

“The double-gated compound in Mulholland Park Estates sits on about three-quarters of an acre with a Mediterranean-style main house, a two-bedroom guest house and a swimming pool and spa. Two garages and a wide motorcade with a fountain can accommodate as many as 18 vehicles.”

Former NBA Player Chris Mills Prices Tarzana Compound at $4.5 Million – Los Angeles Times

Homes with Smokin’ Hot Kitchens – Wall Street Journal

Does Montreal’s Building Boom Signal an Opportunity or a Risk? – Financial Times 

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand to Expand Luxury Brand Presence Within the Middle East – Sotheby’s International Realty

Billionaire Toys: The Race of the Super Garages – The Telegraph 

Global Luxury Dream Homes – News Corp Australia

Why New Yorkers are Moving to Miami and ‘Creating a Frenzy’ – Property Report 

Luxe Lake Homes for Sale – Architectural Digest 

Listing of the Day: Rugged Luxury in Texas Hill Country – Mansion Global 

Stock Market Volatility May be a Boon for Western Real Estate – Luxury Daily

Sotheby’s Auction of Tupac’s Hand-Written Lyrics Might Sell For Over $100,000 – Vibe

RM Sotheby’s Will Sell Janis Joplin’s Porsche in December – Art News

Luxury Living | The Collegiate Collection

College towns and their surrounding communities make up some of the world’s most sought after cultural hotspots. According to the Real Deal and CNBC, “players pumping up college town real estate values include foreign buyers seeking homes near top institutions.” These towns offer worthwhile access to, “perennial amenities that make college areas desirable [including] medical facilities, college sports and cultural events.” Let’s dive into the collegiate experience by exploring exclusive homes below that are near notable educational institutions.

Princeton$4,950,000 USD | Princeton, NJ | Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty

Princeton, New Jersey – The former home of US President Grover Cleveland, this residence is about one-quarter mile from Princeton University’s Palmer Square. Meticulously detailed, this award-winning national landmark is a captivating blend of history and modern amenities in an incredible college town.

London£6,750,000 GBP | London, England | London Sotheby’s International Realty

London, England – Grand views of the London Eye and the River Thames are abundant from this elegant penthouse. Less than a mile from King’s College, this beautifully designed apartment is moments from local transportation and the Buckingham Palace.

Columbus$950,000 USD | Columbus, Ohio | Street Sotheby’s International Realty

Columbus, Ohio – Located approximately 3 miles from Ohio State University, root for the 2014 National Champion Buckeyes football team from within this historic Queen Anne Victorian. Masterfully restored, this enduring home features detailed woodwork, classic stained-glass windows and wine cellar.

Montreal2 895 000 $ CAD | Montreal, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec

Montreal, Canada – In the heart of Plateau Mont-Royal, this exceptional home is less than 4 miles from one of Canada’s top schools, McGill University. Once an artist’s studio, this property was completely renovated in 2009 into an urban haven.

Berkley$1,675,000 USD | Berkeley, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

Berkeley, California – This contemporary Mediterranean with Bay views is perched in Claremont Hills. Less than 4 miles from The University of California, Berkeley, enjoy unrivaled sunsets and panoramic vistas from the view-savoring balconies and garden courtyard

Statement Staircases

A staircase can be much more than just a means of traveling from one room to another. A dramatic staircase can be functional while making a bold statement in any room of a home. From floating to modern sculpture, we have curated a collection of custom, attention-grabbing luxury staircases from homes currently on the market.

DubaiPrice Upon Request | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty

Dubai

Located in the Beverly Hills of Dubai, this incomparable villa boasts 42,000 sq.ft. of exceptional modern design, sitting in a prime location, overlooking the Montgomerie Golf Course and Dubai skyline. The villa has magnificent style with its bespoke Italian kitchens, dramatic floating steel staircase commissioned by a Beau McLellan a famous artist whose creations adorn the world’s most glamorous homes and all complimented by an abundance of entertainment and lounging areas. The six bedroom villa also has two kitchens, a private cinema room, Ayurveda spa area with hair salon, massage tables and luxurious steam and sauna area.

Georgia$2,900,000 USD | Savannah, Georgia | Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty

Georgia

Ideal for entertaining, this three story town home has two levels of deckling overlooking the Savannah River with panoramic views of the city. This historic structure, circa 1892, previously the “Ships of the Sea Museum,” was converted into a residential space. The distinguishing architectural feature of the main level is a spectacular custom glass spiral staircase, rising from the lower bedroom level to the roof terrace. Natural light cascades into the room from above, and the expansive views to the river, can be seen through the glass as you enter from the foyer. The curve of the staircase is repeated in the walls and doorways that surround it.View more homes in Savannah Georgia.

New York$23,000,000 USD| Mount Kisco, New York | Renwick Sotheby’s International Realty

New York

This Georgian manor estate which was originally built in 1930, has been completely renovated with chic contemporary design. The magnificent architectural masterpiece juxtaposes historic period details with contemporary splendor. The entry gallery is anchored by a phenomenal modern staircase cantilevered from exposed brick walls. The nine bedroom home sits on a hilltop with 25 acres of rolling meadows and lightly wooded property and borders the 150 acre Marsh Sanctuary. It is accessed by a gated entrance and stately winding driveway. A pond, two bedroom guest cottage, 65 foot pool, pool cabana and tennis court complete this esteemed property. View more New York luxury properties.

 

Canada5 400 000 $ CAD | Quebec, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec

Quebec

Located in a prestigious area of Ile Bizard, this home offers many accommodations for the sports enthusiast including a full outdoor sports court, spa, pool, gym, and ice rink. The smart home is powered by Crestron to control the lighting, media, HVAC, cameras, pool, spa and more. Levels of the six bedroom home are accessed by a glass encased spiral staircase or by the elevator. The home also includes and outdoor living room and kitchen, making it great for entertaining.View more homes for sale in Quebec.

Greece1.500.000 € EUR | Vari, Greece | Greece Sotheby’s International Realty

Greece

This contemporary villa is located in Attiki, the historical region that encompasses Athens, the capital of Greece. The eco-friendly home has six bedrooms, a pool and unsurpassed city and water views. Each level of the home is connected by a floating wood and glass staircase, adding to the modern touches throughout the home.

Cozy Home Comforts

When the weather begins to get cooler, we naturally gravitate towards warm, cozy sanctuaries. A fireplace can turn a room into the ultimate indoor retreat for comfort and relaxation while a fire pit creates a warm gathering space for continued outdoor entertainment. Explore six stylish winter homes with inviting spaces centered around a source of warmth.

Connecticut$3,195,000 USD | Colebrook, Connecticut | William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

Connecticut

Rock Hall in Connecticut was designed in 1912 by noted American architect Addison Cairns Mizner for Jerome Alexandre, scion of the Alexandre Steamship Company. Replete with original architectural details, the meticulously restored 10,000 square foot manor house is located on a 23 acre estate. The five bedroom home has a free form pool which adjoins a spa and stone pool house. A free-standing yoga studio, tennis court and Pétanque court are also located on the property.

Quebec2 689 000 $ CAD | Quebec, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec

Canada

This private, contemporary ski-in, ski-out home in Canada is set on 11 acres and has spectacular views of Mont St-Sauveur. The open concept layout is excellent for entertaining with indoor and outdoor lounge areas, an indoor pool, bar, wine cellar and separate guest area.

Rhode Island$8,750,000 USD | Jamestown, Rhode Island | Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty

Rhode Island

This 8,000 square foot Rhode Island oceanfront estate sits on seven acres near the tip of Beavertail on the island of Jamestown, overlooking the Newport Harbor.  The home is designed to showcase views of the ocean and surrounding conservation land. Plentiful outdoor entertaining spaces include an oceanside stone terrace with kitchen, spa, colorful gardens and fire pit.

Colorado$6,925,000 USD | Beaver Creek, Colorado |Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty

Colorado

Hundreds of aspen trees envelope this beautiful Colorado ski-in home making it feel like your own private forest. With two masters, a media room and a wine room, this residence is the epitome of a true mountain home retreat. The home has a total of seven bedrooms, more than four fireplaces and an outdoor spa.

FrancePrice Upon Request | Megeve, France | Propriétés de Megève Sotheby’s International Realty

France

This seven bedroom, seven bathroom mountain chalet in France has panoramic views of the valley below. The ski-in, ski-out home is set on the slopes and has ample room for entertaining. In addition to many comfortable lounge areas around the home with fireplaces, the chalet also has a wine room, a spa room and indoor pool with hot tub.

California$10,500,000 USD | San Diego, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

 California

This 10,000 square foot home sits on San Diego’s historic Point Loma Peninsula. The home was built to take advantage of the curvature of the land where it sits and benefit from 180 degree views of the ocean, bay, Shelter Island and Coronado. Vaulted open-beamed ceilings and floor to ceiling windows are carried throughout the home with many places for entertaining, including an outdoor patio with fire pit, pool and spa.

Repurposed Homes | Upcycled for Modern Living

Before they were homes, these unique abodes served different purposes—from a former factory to a windmill. Transformed by visionaries who saw the potential in disused and former commercial spaces, discover how these buildings became spectacular repurposed homes, fit for a modern lifestyle.

Barracks AustraliaPrice Upon Request | Melbourne, Australia | Melbourne Sotheby’s International Realty

Australia— Built in 1884 as the first Salvation Army Barracks in Australia, this historical building in Melbourne has been completely restored as a modern family home. The spacious, open concept modern touches are balanced by original features, such as the original Baltic timber ceiling. The home includes an industrial kitchen and a glass-encased wine room that holds 20,000 bottles.

Windmill Home Connecticut$1,925,000 USD | Essex, Connecticut | William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

Connecticut— Sitting on the Connecticut River, this 1960’s windmill has been converted into a four-storey home with three bedrooms, a full bath, wet bar and a living room. Restored in New England shaker style, the windmill has functioning blades and a 360-degree wraparound deck with amazing water views.

Fire House Quebec2 998 000 $ CAD | Montreal, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec

Montreal— This historic and unique residence in Montreal, Canada, was formerly a fire station. Completely renovated in 2005 into an inviting family home, it is a cheerful oasis full of unusual architectural details, from the abundant fenestration, to the gracious woodwork, moldings, and of course, the original fire pole. Discreetly located, the home is surrounded by parkland on three sides, and situated on a generous landscaped lot.

Chocolate Factory Utah$1,199,950 USD | Salt Lake City, Utah | Summit Sotheby’s International Realty

Utah— This modern apartment in Salt Lake City within The Broadway Lofts was originally built in 1898 as McDonald’s Chocolate Factory. The home boasts bold, gallery-ready concrete and brick walls, and a 50 ft. glass window wall, creating an avant-garde atmosphere. 18-ft ceilings throughout the open-concept living space create a balance of hip city ambiance with refinished ebony stained oak floors and artistic interior features.

 

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