Significant Sales April 2014

The April 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with a beachfront property in California with approximately 300 feet of “on the sand” frontage. Also featured is a magnificent waterfront home in Sands Point, New York, the Morning View Mansion in the heart of Malibu and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Montecito 19.875m

  Sotheby’s International Realty-Montecito-Coast Village Road Brokerage | $19,870,000 USD | California, USA

California— This two-parcel beachfront property has approximately 300 feet of “on the sand” frontage for a total of approximately 3.55 level acres. There is an existing three-bedroom home on the entry parcel. As well, there is a building site for an approximately 12,000-square foot estate, partially constructed.

Daniel Gale 17m(2)

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty | $17,000,000 USD | New York, USA

New York—Magnificent waterfront living defines La Presqu’ile – a rare gem along the seashore. Nestled on just under 20 acres at the tip of the peninsula connecting Manhasset Bay and the Long Island Sound, La Presqu’ile commands prime views of the Manhattan skyline, water, open sky and natural landscape with 1,600 feet of shoreline. An enchanting oasis, the lush grounds include specimen and ornamental trees, shrubs and estate gar­dens. In addition to the main residence are two cottages that are approached by a regal stone entry and four car garage with two apartments. Situated on the property are tennis courts, swim­ming pool, boat house and dock.

Brentwood 15m (2)

Sotheby’s International Realty-Brentwood Brokerage | $15,000,000 USD | California, USA

California—The Morning View mansion is in the heart of Malibu. This palatial masterpiece is set on approximately 5.33 private ocean view acres and has manicured gardens, reflective pools, fountains, a caretaker’s residence, horse stables with riding area, tennis court, large infinity edged pool with guest/pool house and fruit orchard.

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Significant Sales February 2014

The February 2014 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with a Lutyens-inspired stone and stucco mansion in Southampton.  Also featured is a designer full floor apartment, overlooking Central Park in Manhattan, a private island in the Bahamas and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

 Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage | $31,750,000 USD | New York, USA

The Hamptons− Brilliantly conceived and built, this circa 2005 Lutyens-inspired stone and stucco mansion is perfectly positioned on six acres of waterfront property with a deep water dock. The 10,000 square foot house has well-proportioned rooms including a formal living room and gathering room, both with stone fireplaces, and circular alcove. Ideal for entertaining or relaxing on any scale, the house is complete with a paneled billiards room with fireplace, a fully-appointed media room, reading room, gym, a chef’s dream kitchen and formal dining room. There also are seven fireplaces, an elevator, six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Facing west with breathtaking sunsets, the exteriors are as impressive as the house. An extensive covered terrace, with year-round stone hot tub, overlooks the heated Gunite swimming pool and 350 feet of beachfront.  There are also tennis and basketball courts and a separate four-car garage.

Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage | $19,000,000 USD | Manhattan, USA

Manhattan− This 13-into-11 room J.E.R. Carpenter designed, full floor apartment is ideally situated on 62nd Street in an elegant limestone prewar cooperative. Lovely leafy views of Central Park and southern outlooks distinguish this sophisticated residence, while the gracious floor plan is enhanced by a pristine renovation. The apartment boasts a grandly scaled living room, library and dining room, with two wood-burning fireplaces.  There is a master bedroom suite with his and hers ensuite marble clad baths and two custom-fitted dressing rooms.  In addition, a second bedroom and bath, as well as a powder room, kitchen, pantry, a staff room with a bath and a laundry room complete the layout.

Damiano’s Sotheby’s International Realty – $18,500,000 USD | Bahamas

Bahamas− Williams Cay is situated north of Great Exuma, a 15 minute boat ride from Barratarre. The island encompasses 180 acres with a 75 foot elevation, deep water access and beautiful beaches. The concrete block house, built in 1999, sits at the highest point with commanding views of the sea and neighboring islands. Accommodations consist of a pod-style home with a living area that has dining, kitchen, laundry and a guest bedroom in one building. A few steps away there is another building with three bedrooms and a small sitting room with a kitchenette. The master bedroom is located in a separate building and consists of a large bedroom with sitting area, dressing room, walk-in closet and bath with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower stall.

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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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Significant Sales December 2013

The December 2013 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an extraordinary 65,000-acre property in Canada. Also featured is a lakefront jewel in Palm Beach, Florida, a Manhattan apartment with views of Central Park and and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Significant Sales | Canada

Sotheby’s International Realty Quebec | Sales Price Undisclosed | Canada

Canada—This property features 65,000 acres of pure paradise. A world-class private hunting and fishing reserve located one hour from Ottawa, Montréal and Mont-Tremblant, it has 70 private lakes including 28 kilometers of lake frontage on Lac Papineau and Lac Commandant, 13 private chalets, a private marina and fish hatchery. The property is a spectacular wilderness reserve that has played a pivotal place in Canadian history, as the nearby Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello has hosted NATO meetings, a G-7 Summit and a North American Leaders Summit.

Palm Beach

Sotheby’s International Realty-Palm Beach Brokerage | $28,500,000 | Florida, USA

Florida—This extraordinary lakefront jewel, built in 2008, offers the ultimate in Palm Beach living. The grand iron gates create a formal entrance to the meticulously maintained landscape and residence. With incredible views of the Intracoastal Waterway from every major room, the home has a well-designed floor plan that offers a wonderful flow through the spacious rooms which open out onto outdoor loggias, providing elegant entertainment spaces inside and out.

East Side Manhattan

Sotheby’s International Realty-East Side Manhattan Brokerage | $18,000,000 | New York, USA

Manhattan—Completed in 1931, this property is considered one of Rosario Candela’s finest apartment buildings. This apartment is offered for sale for the first time in more than 70 years. It occupies the entire 17th floor of the building and features grand scale rooms, open city vistas, five terraces and views to Central Park. The 30-foot living room has 11-foot ceilings and features three French doors that access a large terrace. The adjacent library with wood-burning fireplace has two terraces and a Juliette balcony, while the dining room has two French doors leading to yet another terrace. There are three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, and the master bedroom has a terrace and views to Central Park. There is a large kitchen and pantry, a breakfast room and double staff room.

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Significant Sales November 2013

The November 2013 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with an extraordinary family estate in Australia. Also featured is a mountain top retreat in Colorado, a grand estate also located in Australia and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

Sydney Family Estate

Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty | $25,480,000 (USD), $28,000,000 (AUD) | Australia

Australia—An unrivaled family estate on approximately 2,147square meters of blue-ribbon land with northerly harbour views, this vast private holding is in a class of its own. Designed for a modern family lifestyle with a North-South tennis court, pool and garaging for 18 cars, the property includes a grand five-bedroom mansion, separate one-bedroom penthouse, two-bedroom guest apartment, plus two separate one-bedroom guest/staff apartments. There also is a home cinema and huge park-like level gardens.

Aspen Mountain Retreat

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | $14,725,000 | Colorado, USA

Colorado—Perfectly situated on 1.3 acres on the Ridge of Red Mountain, the architecture of this refined estate complements the intimate connection with the magnificent mountains. It has direct views of Aspen Mountain and downtown Aspen, sweeping views of all of the mountain ranges from Independence Pass to Mt. Sopris, as well as views of Hallam Lake and the Roaring Fork River. Custom designed by Robert Trown, it has a dramatic great room, entertaining area with sunken bar, nine gas fireplaces, gourmet kitchen, spacious master suite with two balconies, fully-equipped gym, massage room with steam and sauna, 3,000 bottle climate-controlled wine room and infinity edge pool with waterfall.

Sydney Grand Estate

Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty | $14,133,811 (USD), $15,501,000 (AUD) | Australia

Australia—Sundorne is one of Sydney’s grand estates set on approximately 2,549 square meters in a prestigious location. A stately English manor, it has two street frontages, commands sweeping 270-degree views featuring Sydney Harbour, the CBD, Opera House, Bridge and across to Manly.

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Top 10 Significant Sales of 2013

Last year one of our most popular blog posts was the Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Sales of 2012.  

As we embark on 2014, we reflect on some of the world’s most remarkable properties that have changed hands through our network during 2013.  Here are the Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Sales of 2013.

#10. Florida

land for sale orlando floridaStirling Sotheby’s International Realty| $22,000,000 USD | Florida, USA

Located just north of Orlando, on Lake Mary Boulevard, this 117-acre pristine property was the crown jewel of the Jeno and Lois Paulucci estate and was one of the most prized land holdings in Central Florida. The property has been maintained in a park-like setting and features two lakes and large stands of historic oak trees. The property will be developed into an exclusive single family residential community with approximately 143 custom residences.

#9. California  montecito real estate

Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito Coast – Village Road Brokerage | $22,000,000 USD | California, USA

California—This classic California cattle ranch is on approximately 3,250 acres and includes a pool, bath house, expansive outdoor patios, tennis court, children’s play area, nostalgic barns, equestrian facilities, large arena with viewing stand and guest house.

#8. California 

waterfront property for sale california

HOM Sotheby’s International Realty | $22,250,000 USD | California, USA 

California—This recently completed Pacific Island-style abode presents a sublime oceanfront oasis and introduces an exotic fusion of natural textures and finishes to a contemporary design. The two-story foyer, with custom Italian light fixture, unfolds to the main living areas and ocean view office.

#7. New York

Asian Style Apartment in Manhattan

Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage | $23,000,000 USD | New York, USA

Manhattan—This high floor 18-into-14 room simplex is located in a coveted white-glove JER Carpenter-designed prewar cooperative. Encompassing the entire eighth floor and accessed via private elevator landing, this apartment is flooded with sunlight throughout from four exposures.

#6. Bahamas 

private islands damianos

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty | $24,000,000 USD | Bahamas

Bahamas—This exclusive private island of 167 acres is set in the Exuma Cays, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of the Bahamas. With breathtaking scenery, this unspoiled paradise is surrounded by seven white sand beaches, azure waters and stunning natural coves.

#5.  England

Mansions

United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty | $24,874,000 (USD), £15,500,000 | England, UK

England—This magnificent new build mansion is set in the world-renowned, private golf estate of St Georges Hill. The house has seven bedroom suites, indoor pool and spa.

#4. New York 

bridgehampton land for sale

Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage | $25,000,000 USD | New York, USA

The Hamptons—This property is one of the last large tracts of land left south of the highway in Bridgehampton. The 20-acre parcel is a flag lot and offers privacy and expansive views in one of the most sought after locations.

#3. Australia

Sydney SIR -  11 Cranbrook Lane (3) 25 m

Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty | $25,480,000 (USD), $28,000,000 (AUD) | Australia

Australia—An unrivaled family estate on approximately 2,147 square meters of blue-ribbon land with northerly harbour views, this vast private holding is in a class of its own. Designed for a modern family lifestyle with a North-South tennis court, pool and garaging for 18 cars.

#2. Taiwan 

taiwan luxury real estate

Taiwan Sotheby’s International Realty | $31,250,000 (USD), 919.2 M (NTD) | Taiwan

Taipei—This well-designed building is constructed with steel reinforced concrete construction. A 12-meter distance from the road provides a more tranquil atmosphere and a higher level of privacy.

#1. Colorado 

top luxury real estate sales

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | $44,000,000 USD | Colorado, USA

Colorado—Situated on 504 private acres in Snowmass Village, this property is a compound that includes a main house, guest house, barn, pastures, ponds with water rights, outdoor spaces and breathtaking views.

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*Includes sales from January through November 2013; excludes price undisclosed sales

 

Significant Sales October 2013

The October 2013 issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the world, beginning with a stunning beachfront property in the Bahamas. Also featured is beautiful Spring Gulch valley property in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, a pristine lakefront property in Florida and over twenty other properties from across the globe.

beachfront mansions for sale bahamas

Lyford Cay Sotheby’s International Realty | Price Undisclosed | Bahmas

Bahamas—This stunning beachfront home is situated in the heart of the exclusive gated community of Lyford Cay. The eight-acre estate offers over 12,000 square feet of living space, plus a 5,100 square foot, five-bedroom staff accommodation. The home has 407 feet of beautiful white sand beach. The main house features two master suites and three separate guest accommodations designed with privacy in mind. The heated pool is surrounded by a spacious Italian tiled pool deck and poolside amenities include a wet bar and grill, covered seating and dining area perfect for relaxing and entertaining.

ranch land for sale jackson hole

Jakcon Hole Sotheby’s International Realty | Price Undisclosed | Wyoming, USA

Jackson Hole—Set in the beautiful Spring Gulch valley of Jackson Hole, the expansive 293 plus acres of gently rolling hillside is graced with conifers and aspen trees and boasts majestic views of the Teton Mountain Range and of the Sleeping Indian. Located only minutes from downtown Jackson, the property is conveniently accessible while providing a peaceful setting and natural habitat for the local wildlife. Grand Teton National Park and other public lands abut the property to the east and to the south.

Stirling 22m (1)

Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty | $22,000,000 USD | Florida, USA

Florida—Located just north of Orlando, Florida, on Lake Mary Boulevard directly across from the internationally recognized community of Heathrow, this 117-acre pristine property was the crown jewel of the Jeno and Lois Paulucci estate and was one of the most prized land holdings in Central Florida. The property has been maintained in a park-like setting and features two lakes and large stands of historic oak trees. The property will be developed into an exclusive single family residential community with approximately 143 custom residences.

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Significant Sales May 2013

Take a peek at the May 2013 issue of Significant Sales which showcases top sales from across our network including an extraordinary 17,342-acre ranch in Texas and two properties in California.

Texas land for sale

Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty | Sales Price Undisclosed | Texas, USA

Texas − The impressive, historic Paloma Ranch is 17,342 acres, and was owned by the same family since the 1940s.  It is set up perfect for cattle and hunting, in the heart of the best native whitetail deer country Texas has to offer.

luxury homes in Bel Air for sale

Sotheby’s International Realty-Sunset Strip Brokerage | $16,000,000 USD | California, USA

California − One of the most important view promontories in lower Bel Air, this property is sited on more than an acre.  The estate has sweeping views of the Angeleno Mountains, downtown, Century City and the ocean.

California ranches for sale

Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty | $14,750,000 USD | California, USA

California − Fieldstone Farms is a newly constructed custom East Coast-style Gentleman’s Farm in California.  This 62-acre, two parcel estate is nestled in the pastoral community of Hidden Valley, known for its bucolic setting and equestrian lifestyle.

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Significant Sales April 2013

Explore April’s issue of Significant Sales, which represents top sales from across the globe, from a $31.25 million sale in Taiwan to homes in Florida and Vancouver.

luxury apartments for sale in Taipei

Taiwan Sotheby’s International Realty | $31,250,000 (USD) | Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei − This well-designed building is constructed with steel reinforced concrete construction. A 12-meter distance from the road provides a more tranquil atmosphere and a higher level of privacy.

luxury oceanfront homes for sale Florida

Coastal Sotheby’s International Realty | $11,500,000 USD | Florida, USA

Florida − Villa Amante del Baile, a graceful, historic oceanfront estate in Florida, is located just three blocks from the world famous restaurants and shopping of Worth Avenue on the exclusive island of Palm Beach.

Vancouver homes for sale

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada | $11,312,164 USD | $11,830,000 CAD | Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver − This West Coast contemporary home in Vancouver, is located on sought after UBC Endowment “Freehold” land of more than 30,000 square feet, featuring spectacular water and mountain views.  There are spacious principal rooms and exterior patio areas.

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Significant Sales March 2013

This month’s issue of Significant Sales showcases top sales from around the network including a magnificent estate-level home on the Snake River in Wyoming and two stunning homes in New York and California.

ranches for sale in Jackson Hole WY

Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty | $15,500,000 USD | Wyoming, USA

Wyoming − This magnificent estate home in Wyoming is located adjacent to the Snake River at the end of a long private driveway that winds its way through large conifers to reach the main residence. With sweeping views of the Tetons, the main residence and guest house total approximately 10,000 square feet of old -world architecture with all the refinements of modern day living.

luxury homes for sale in the hamptons

Sotheby’s International Realty-East Hampton Brokerage | $12,970,000 USD | New York, USA

New York − On more than four acres and perched high on a 75 foot bluff is an exquisitely designed 5,000 square foot main house and 2,500 square foot guest house, as well as a pool house featuring walls of glass for seamless access to the spectacular outdoors with breathtaking views and sounds of waves crashing. A private path leads to 315 feet of white sandy ocean beach. There also is a free-form heated gunite infinity edge pool and spa with panoramic views of the expansive grounds.

Pacific Heights San Francisco homes for sale

Sotheby’s International Realty-San Francisco Brokerage | $12,750,000 USD | California, USA

California − Located in Pacific Heights, this San Francisco home is one of the most distinguished and stately historical residences in the city. Site of both the 1991 and 2012 San Francisco Decorator Showcase, this 1902 home was designed by renowned San Francisco architect, Julius Krafft.

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