Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in June 2017

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

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$49,500,000 USD | McLean, Virginia | TTR Sotheby’s International Realty

“Located on the banks of the Potomac River, the 7 acre estate is about 8 miles from downtown Washington. Its Georgian-style house measures about 23,000 square feet with nine bedrooms”

AOL’s Steve Case Lists Historic Merrywood Estate for $49.5 Million – Wall Street Journal

A Seaside Nantucket Compound Moonlights as the Perfect Summer Getaway – Mansion Global

Five Homes for Tree Lovers – Financial Times

8 of the Most Expensive Properties for Sale in Bermuda – Boat International

Homes Where You Can While Away the Hours – Wall Street Journal

A Penthouse on Lake Como with a Musical History – Mansion Global

NYC’s Delightful ‘Pumpkin House’ is Back for $4.25M – Curbed

For Sale: 6 Stunning Single-Story Homes – The Week

18 of the Oldest Homes in America for Sale – Architectural Digest

A New York Townhouse, Typewriter Included – Wall Street Journal

House Hunting in… Luxembourg – The New York Times

A Home for Literature in Prague – Financial Times

Milan’s Brera Neighborhood is Artsy Cool – and Upmarket, Too – Mansion Global

The Art of Living With and Within Art – T Brand Studio

10 Vineyard Homes You Can Actually Move Into – Elle Decor

Andy Warhol’s First Self-Portrait is on the Auction Block – Architectural Digest

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2017

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

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$6,850,000 USD | Santa Rosa Beach, Florida | Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty

“And now this Santa Rosa Beach home, designed by Houston-based architect Scott Ballard and decorated by Houston-based interior designer Cathy Chapman, is on the market. The curb appeal of this white stucco home is irresistible, but on the other side of its sloped rooflines and curving walls is an unbeatable Gulf view—probably the house’s greatest selling point.”

This Incredible Home Once Graced the Cover of Coastal Living, and Now It’s on the Market – Coastal Living

Ziff Family Florida Estate Reduced to $165 Million – Wall Street Journal

Jeff Bridges Unloads His Vineyard Estate in Montecito for $15.9 Million – Los Angeles Times

This Sanit-Tropez Estate is Worthy of  a Bond Villain – Robb Report

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Wisconsin – Sotheby’s International Realty

Island Homes from Maui to Nantucket – Wall Street Journal

Midcentury Modern Classic Reboots as a Hipster Haven in Silver Lake – Los Angeles Times

The Most Grandiose French Fortresses on the Market – Gafencu

Tropical Modern: A Seductive Spin on Island-Style Homes – Wall Street Journal

Connecticut’s Gold Coast Bounces Back after Hurricane Sandy – Financial Times

House Hunting in… Como, Italy – The New York Times

San Juan Islands: The Hottest Luxury-Home Market in the Country – Wall Street Journal

The Coolest Eco-Friendly Homes on the Market Right Now – Elle Decor

Realogy Calls on Tech Start-ups to Demonstrate Their Real Estate Business Solutions at Live Competition – Realogy

$110 Million Basquiat Sold by Family Who Bought it for $19,000 – Bloomberg

Significant Sales | Volume I – Issue X

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From a waterfront retreat in Nantucket, to a glamorous East Side Manhattan townhouse, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Italy, South Africa, Taiwan and the Dominican Republic.

01 - Maury People$15,000,000 USD | Massachusetts, USA | Maury People Sotheby’s International Realty

Discreetly nestled in a natural landscape on over two acres, this is one of the most extraordinary and rare waterfront settings on Nantucket. Bordering 68 acres of conservation land, this 10,000-square-foot home exudes warmth, elegance and sophistication, and includes 300 feet of waterfront and private beach stairs. An elevator services all three finished floors, showcasing the outstanding craftsmanship of this gracious home with five bedroom suites, a formal living room with replace, dining room, dramatic cathedral kitchen with replace, large butler’s pantry, wine tasting room, 500 bottle wine cellar, home theater/media room, and a dog bathing room. You can watch all boating activity coming and going from the grounds as well as enjoy magnificent Nantucket sunsets.

02 - Bridgehampton$13,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

Steps from the ocean, close enough to feel the ocean breezes, this cutting-edge 12,000-square-foot modern home constructed on three levels features an elegant façade with a glass entrance opening to an expanse of space and light. The house includes eight bedrooms, nine-and-one-half baths, a large home theater, bespoke wine cellar and three-car garage.

03 - San Francsico$11,742,500 USD | California, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

The approximately 4,600-square-foot Grand Penthouse A is commandingly sited atop the iconic Four Seasons Hotel & Residences in San Francisco. Illuminated by large-walls of glass facing East, North and West, the triple-mint Grand Penthouse features panoramic “sunrise to sunset” views of landmarks such as the San Francisco Bay, SFMOMA, the Financial District, Alcatraz and City Hall. Elegant and thoughtfully designed, the Grand Penthouse oor plan enables elevated daily living and lavish entertaining. A dramatic Foyer and Gallery connect public and private spaces. An extraordinary great room with metropolitan views blends living, dining and library areas. Southwestern views and sunlight ood the eat-in kitchen neighboring a spacious, adjoining family room.

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Noteworthy Sales from Around the World

Dominican RepublicPrice Undisclosed | Dominican Republic | Sergio Llach Sotheby’s International Realty

Upon entering this palatial home you will enjoy the ocean view through the double height ceilings overlooking the pool and Dye Fore golf course. From the grand entry foyer and the polished travertine marble floors, to the large open kitchen equipped with the finest appliances and granite countertops, every possible luxury has been thought of and well executed within this refined residence. With a total of six over-sized bedrooms, two of which are master suites and both boasting expansive ocean views and a large private balcony, space is in abundance in this grandiose home. With over 17,222-square-feet of construction set atop a large home site, this contemporary villa is spacious enough for the grandest festivities or intimate enough for the most important of family events. The property combines sophistication, comfort, warmth and spectacular ocean and golf views to create a wholly unique experience.

Lew GeffenR 7,000,000 ZAF | South Africa | Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty

Situated just over the hill from Sedgefield, this home is nestled amongst nature on a 37-hectare property and extends right down to the water’s edge. The property is easily accessed by a wide, redbrick road which leads to the expansive north facing home. A beautifully paved parking area, which can accommodate a number of parked vehicles, has access to four extra-large garages. The terraced garden leads down to a central covered courtyard which has a water element and stained glass insets in the ceiling. It is secured with handcrafted and ornate steel perimeter. The courtyard flows out to a separate, gourmet-styled, industrial-sized kitchen with granite counter tops and a serving hatch that gives you access to the dining room through stained glass doors.

Discover more in Significant Sales | Volume I – Issue X