From the childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in McLean, Virginia, to 800 acres of untouched natural beauty in Fiji, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features some of the world’s finest locales.
Since 1919, Merrywood has graced the banks of the Potomac River in prestigious McLean, Virginia. Renowned as the finest private estate in the Washington, DC region, Merrywood reflects a storied history, serving as home to several of America’s most influential political and business leaders. As the childhood home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Merrywood was elevated to a position of prominence in the mid-1940s and has since continued to provide a celebrated venue to host presidents, business leaders, artists, and countless family events.
This splendid triplex penthouse calls the exclusive Parque Cidade Jardim condominium, the first high-standard mixed-use project of São Paulo City, with exclusive access to Cidade Jardim Shopping Mall and SPA Amarynthe home. The residence is the result of the combination of two penthouses and has a private elevator, an entrance and social hall in black and white Palladium marble, a double height ceiling and access to the main living area and the office.
Located in the most prestigious hills of the city of Florence near Forte Belvedere, the villa, situated at the highest point of Costa San Giorgio enjoys an unrivaled view of the historic center of Florence from all its windows. The property is on two levels with a total area of 60- square-meters and is composed of a raised main floor, entrance, living room with fireplace, main dining room with fireplace, pantry, large kitchen with ample cooking space, apartment for the house staff with kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, and finally the master bedroom with bathroom.
The crowning jewel of the illustrious Hotel Des Artistes is a penthouse featuring a 55-foot, double-height studio. This extraordinary residence represents a unique marriage of two exceptional 20th century architectural styles. Designed by late architectural icon, Ettore Sottsass, the apartment was last available 30 years ago. Developed by Walter Russell, a self-taught painter, sculptor, musician and educator, as an artist’s cooperative apartment in 1917, the 18-story (nine floors with nine mezzanine levels) prewar residential coop was designed by George M. Pollard.
Matana Plantation comprises over 800 freehold acres of lush, tropical landscape and four miles of white sand beach on the north-western side of Koru Island located off the east coast of the main island of Viti Levu. Koro Island was praised by Captain William Bligh (of Mutiny on the Bounty fame) as a, “place of beauty so great, that nothing can exceed it.” While the terrain is pure, untouched paradise, the pristine waters beyond offer incredible visibility of the white sand below, a mosaic of marine life, and world-class diving and snorkeling.