Redefining Contemporary City Living

Buzz, energy, boundless choice – that’s the lure of city living. To be in the thick of culture, art, gastronomy, and community; to be in the midst of change and witness the spark of a collective idea; where some see a metropolis as a weighty undertaking, choosing to retreat to the calm refuge of the countryside instead, others revel in the unique energy and character of a city.

In destination cities especially, urban real estate never sleeps. Like the skyline, the best spots to live are constantly changing. New builds, new neighborhoods, and new routines continue to redefine contemporary city life, with unimaginable units stealing the show.

Paris, France

Paris Ouest Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Geoffrey Benoit for more information

The incredible Parisian city views from the rooftop terrace alone make this eighth arrondissement Champs-Elysées jewel one of the most coveted spots in the city. Note the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, and sloping hills of Montmartre in the distance, all a beautiful backdrop to the vegetable garden and summer kitchen.

Indoors, three floors play host to an incredible master with its own balcony, a cozy living room, and walk-in fitness studio; open plan kitchen and dining room; plus additional bedrooms for inevitable visitors.

Tel Aviv, Israel

Israel Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Shelly Belzer-Shmelzer for more information

Soft skies, sandy tones and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea are offset by the sharp contemporary interior of Sea One Tower. One of the most adventurous additions to the Tel Aviv skyline, Sea One combines all the amenities of a five-star hotel with the privacy of a permanent residence. Three lavish bedrooms, a generous living room with striking staircase, and custom kitchen will be hard to leave, even with the beachfront just an elevator ride away.

Berlin, Germany

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Incredible modern design and a sweeping open concept bring out the beauty of this stunning Berlin loft. While the building itself dates back to 1911, the refreshed interior is decidedly minimalist, stacked with design greats: beautiful baths by Antonio Lupi, floors by Schotten & Hansen, Miele kitchen fixtures, as well as Salvatori sandstone.

Floor-to-ceiling windows invite light across strategically hung art and long-table dinners. Should you wish to briefly leave this fine flat, shops and international culinary choices dot the Charlottenburg streets below.

Riga, Latvia

Baltic Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Liga Abolina for more information

Sleek uncomplicated living arrives via the Club Central Residence in Riga’s Old Town. Modern architecture with hints of historic building tradition make it a welcome addition to the neighborhood.

The grand, three-meter-high ceilings, eco-friendly wood flooring and designer tiling complement a contemporary, sleek layout. A private British-style club, available exclusively for residents and their guests, adds another interior to your space here. Top it off with white-glove concierge service and a charming, historic locale for a true taste of the Latvian lifestyle.

Los Angeles, USA

Sotheby’s International Realty – Pasadena Brokerage | Contact Peter Martocchio and David Goldberg for more information

Industrial-chic sensibilities, loft living, and an unusually playful past collide in this one-of-a-kind toy factory conversion, located in the heart of Los Angeles’s arts district.

Designer Andrea Michaelson turned up the dial on the building’s industrial heritage, offering a playground for metals, woods and textured glass, only occasionally restrained by the thoughtful antique fixtures and warm accents. A high-end kitchen is a jungle of reflections, offering ample room to both prepare and entertain across the open-concept dining space.

Respite from nights at local hotspots comes in many forms: soaking in the Japanese soaker tub, spa like cleansing under the dual Pulse shower, or even unwinding in the rooftop pool.

New York, USA

Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage | Contact Contact Brad Ingalls, Mara Flash Blum, Kevin B. Brown, and Nikki Field for more information

The Crown Penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue isn’t pulling any punches. At over 10,000 square-feet of living space, this Manhattan marvel is nearing legendary status. Along with 5,700 square-feet of terrace space, captivatingly-designed rooms provide views of the city’s iconic skyline; the Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, and World Trade Center illuminate the night sky.

Inside, the details are equally impressive: an incredible bronze staircase commands the foyer, gallery-sized walls welcome curated artwork, and a marble and glass library fireplace steals words. Smart home technologies and top-of-the-line finishes plus 24-hour door and concierge service—all indications that you’ve arrived.

When you’re ready to settle into a complex, urban landscape and revel in all that your favorite metropolis has to offer, it’s reassuring to know that a choice sanctuary still lies in wait.

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Video of the Week: Panoramic Villa in Positano, Salerno, Italy

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Italy Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Sabrina Majello for more information

Villa “Casa nel Porto” stands in one of the most sought-after regions of Positano, close to the beach of Arienzo. The villa, completely hidden between the towering rocks and lush vegetation, looks down on the true spectacle of the Amalfi Coast. The breathtaking view overlooks the sea, from which you can see, the natural wonder that is Positano, Li Galli, and Punta Campanella.

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Timeless Luxury | North America’s Finest Victorian Manors

If ever there were an antithesis for contemporary design, Victorian architecture would be it. From turrets and towers to spindles and brackets, ornamentation is the telltale characteristic of these cherished homes.

Victorian manors can often be found cheering up neighborhoods, with warm and whimsical colors inviting visitors and residents alike to cozy up in more traditionally defined rooms.

Their complex roof lines—with distinctive gingerbread trims—are each their own unique blend of playfulness, timely elegance, and grandeur. As North America embraced this architectural era without abandon, it plays host to some particularly stunning estates.

Aspen, Colorado

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Andrew Ernemann and Craig Morris for more information

Something truly unique, this home in Aspen’s West End neighborhood hinges on sleek, modern construction to annex a classic Victorian home. Spanning over 3,800 square-feet of living space, the original Victorian residence was thoughtfully woven into the remodel and expansion of this captivating property.

An open layout, high ceilings, exposed beams, and seamlessly blended indoor and outdoor spaces complement each other to create a one-of-a-kind experience where the future and past coalesce gracefully.

Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada | Contact Alex Irish for more information

Modern refinements completed in 2016 ushered this Oakville charmer into a new era. With over 9,200 square-feet of living space, an elevator connecting to all four levels, and a self-contained coach-house, it’s easy to see why this landmark property stands as one of the area’s finest estate homes.

From the bright bay windows and stained-glass features to the built-in cabinetry and sky-high ceilings, each room in this manor features something special. Keep an eye out for the glass conservatory, marble master en-suite, and herringbone pattern oak hardwood.

Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States

First Coast Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Joe Cutajar for more information

Artfully designed and lovingly cared for, the Chadwick House was built in 1883 by a prominent local mariner. Its Queen Anne–style wood frame is set atop brick piers, adding a smart sturdiness to its delicate exterior.

Inside, yesteryear details include carved wood banisters, original fireplaces, heart pine flooring, and original windows with stained detailing. Well-considered updates (granite counters and custom cabinets, among others) leave the rich history of this charming home intact.

Atherton, California, United States

Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Jakki Harlan for more information

Worlds collide in affluent Atherton. After all, it’s here that Silicon Valley’s elite nest in historic Victorian homes, a mere stone’s throw from high-tech innovation. The perfect example can be found in this circa-1885 build, complete with incredible four-story guest tower.

A stunning front porch and upper balcony frame picturesque windows with decorative railings. Inside, warm hardwood flooring and vaulted ceilings traverse a stately library, billiards room, and courtly bedrooms. Added refinement arrives with the carriage house, lush local flora, artist’s studio, and multiple fireplaces.

Somewhere between a bygone era and a love for great detail are the perfect residents for these modern Victorian manors, ready to usher in a new chapter for some much-loved neighborhood icons.

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Sotheby’s | Inside the Wine Collections of Great Connoisseurs

Drawing from some of the best cellars known to Sotheby’s, the collections featured in Finest & Rarest Wines (24 February, New York) include wines from the most sought-after domains in Burgundy, the top chateaux in Bordeaux and beyond. Selections such as La Tâche DRC 1995, Heitz Cellar Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 and Petrus 1993 highlight the unparalleled study and passion of true wine connoisseurs. Read on to learn more about the remarkable private collections, along with their greatest treasures, in the upcoming sale.

Lot 38. La Tâche Drc 1985 (2 Bottles). Estimate $6,500–9,500. Lot 41. Romanée Conti Drc 1985 (2 Bottles). Estimate $17,000–26,000. Lot 36. La Tâche Drc 1990 (3 Bottles). Estimate $9,000–12,000.

Legends from the Cellar of a Long-Time Oenophile

This fabulous selection from a West Coast Collector and aficionado, whose passion for wine was born during a trip to France many years ago, begins with over thirty bottles and fifteen lots from iconic DRC. Highlights include two bottles of 1985 Grands Echezeaux, four vintages of Richebourg and two bottles of the mythical 1985 Romanée Conti. In addition, rarely does one ever see an astonishing eight vintages of La Tâche, including multiple bottles from the legendary 1985, 1990, 1993 and 1996 vintages. An impressive selection of Bordeaux follows with all of the First Growths present including full cases of 1990 Lafite and Margaux, 2000 Haut Brion, Mouton Rothschild and Latour amongst many others. Finally, not to be overshadowed are individual bottles of the immortal 1929 Y’quem.

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Almost all of these wines were bought on release and stored meticulously by the original owner in a private, purpose-built temperature controlled cellar. The wines, part of a much larger collection, were inspected on site and shipped to Sotheby’s warehouse via temperature-controlled truck.

Lot 331. Vega Sicilia Unico 1970 (10 Bottles). Estimate $5,500–8,000. Lot 330. Vega Sicilia Unico 1979 (3 Bottles). Estimate $900–1,200. Lot 328. Vega Sicilia Unico 1987 (2 Bottles). Estimate $500–700. Lot 327. Vega Sicilia Unico 1989 (3 Bottles). Estimate $750–1,100.

Pristine Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne from a Manhattan Collector

From the moment this gentleman, a long-time Sotheby’s client in New York City, began amassing a cellar, provenance and pristine conditions have been the hallmark of the collection. The vast majority of this collection was purchased on release, with the balance sourced from the most reputable of retailers and auction houses. These impeccably sourced wines were removed from temperature-controlled professional storage and purpose-built home cellars for transfer to Sotheby’s warehouse.

We begin in Bordeaux, with a focus on the outstanding 2000 and 2005 vintages. Cos d’Estournel, Grand Puy Lacoste, Léoville Las Cases and Lynch Bages all appear in original wood, alongside a full case of Mouton Rothschild 1998. Continuing on to Burgundy, twelve bottles each of La Tâche 1998 and 1995 are followed by a truly impressive parade of large formats: La Romanée Liger-Belair 2003 in jeroboam, and magnums of Clos de la Roche Dujac 1993, Musigny J.-F. Mugnier 1999 and Bonnes Mares G. Roumier 2005. An incredibly rare full dozen bottles of Musigny Joseph Drouhin 1996 in original carton, plus Krug Clos d’Ambonnay 1996 and Pol Roger Cuvée Winston Churchill 1988 in jeroboam, rounds out this spectacular offering of blue chip rarities.

Lot 249. Heitz Cellar Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 (6 Magnums). Estimate $2,200–3,200. Lot 248. Heitz Cellar Martha’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 1991 (12 Bottles). Estimate $1,800–2,600.

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A Sunday in Barcelona

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Whether you spend the day exploring local art and architecture, browsing market stops, or indulging in culinary delights, there’s no denying the seventh and final day of the week is reserved for discovery as a ritual. This Sunday, we explore the best of Barcelona.

The Catalan capital is part architecture hub, part art epicenter, and part urban attraction. With a handful of sandy beaches on its eastern perimeter, it’s easy to see why tourists won’t stop flocking and buyers won’t stop settling. As Enric Salvia, broker at Barcelona Sotheby’s International Realty puts it, “Barcelona on Sunday is relaxing. The city moves a little slower, there’s fewer cars and families and friends have the chance to just walk around, enjoying (the) good weather. Sunday means Mediterranean food with no rush and no obligations.”
 Barcelona & Costa Brava Sotheby’s International Realty

So where do you call your home base for Sunday wanders? An elegant four-bedroom corner apartment in Right Eixample Derecho will do nicely. High ceilings add a spacious feeling while letting light flood in—ideal for art aficionados.

Barcelona & Costa Brava Sotheby’s International Realty

Or perhaps a modernist apartment with Roman motif detailing in the same neighborhood. Spacious rooms, including a chapel room, mirror room, and library are second only to a fantastic terrace with beautiful city views.
 Barcelona & Costa Brava Sotheby’s International Realty

Step into another contemporary gem with an unmatched urban garden and outdoor pool in the heart of Gracia. Sustainable design and incredible materials make this property a standout in the city. The roof terrace is the spot to end your Sunday, overlooking the city with a drink in hand.

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If classic Barcelona is more your style, slip into luxury in the Gothic Quarter. This bright, refurbished apartment faces the old port of the city and is equipped with all the trappings of modern living, including access to a rooftop pool.

Morning 

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Wherever you wake up Sunday morning, breakfast will be the first item on the itinerary. Markus Thoene, managing partner of Barcelona Sotheby’s International Realty, recommends dining alfresco. “Get up and enjoy a lovely brunch on one of the cozy terraces along beautiful Enric Granados street, located in the modernist heritage district of Eixample.”

One of our favorites: concept store-turned cafe Jaime Beriestain on Pau Claris—within walking distance in Eixample—and indulge in the incredible pastries. The atmosphere is of-the-moment, with plants throughout the space and an elegant bar taking center stage. (You’ll want to stop back in another time for dinner and one of the lauded bourbon cocktails.)

Follow your breakfast with a stroll through the historic, 70-acre Parc de la Ciutadella. With its gleaming monuments, ornate fountains and city zoo, you’ll forget you’re in one of Spain’s most populous cities.

Early Afternoon

When your appetite becomes unrelenting, refuel at Mercat Princesa, a magnetic marketplace brimming with 14th-century history (it was once a palace, in fact). With 17 different culinary spots to choose from, you’ll be able to satisfy a tapas, burger, or sushi craving in an instant.

With hearts and stomachs full from a morning well spent, set out for some shopping at El Born and Sant Pere, where shops range from au currant fashion to interesting gifts and decor.

Late Afternoon

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Traverse from shops to stimulating art. Legendary Spanish painter Pablo Picasso has left an indelible mark on the country, and his dedicated museum provides real insight into his genius. It will be more than easy passing the afternoon looking at the 4,251 works that make up the museum’s permanent collection. Take a breather in between works by stopping in the museum’s beautiful courtyards.

Evening

From one inspiration to another: dinner. The colorful flavors of Spain are well represented in Barcelona restaurants and Lasarte is no exception. The 3-Michelin-starred spot, under the careful guidance of chef Martín Berasategui, lures even the most refined palates from across the globe. Each plate more beautiful than the last, these gastronomic works of art are brimming with aroma and flavor. The room itself is also something to behold, and a welcome continuation of Sunday refinement.

Dusk and After Dark

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The beauty of Barcelona is being able to step out onto a terrace even after the sun goes down (when the season allows, of course). The Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s Terrat rooftop offers stunning 360-degree views of the city as well as a chance for an after-dinner digestif as the sun goes down.

Once you’ve had your fill of sky-high delights, head back down to ground level and over to Rambla de Catalunya in Eixample, lined with lush lime trees. While the sun may have set and picturesque street lights have come to life, the pedestrian traffic will remain steady, as friends and family come out for an evening stroll.

However you like to spend your Sundays, know that one spent in Barcelona will be full. As Barcelona Sotheby’s International Realty sales associate Alex Mompó puts it, “There is nothing like a lazy Sunday, but not while you are in Barcelona. There is just so much sun, so many great places, and so many beautiful buildings that I just can’t skip a stroll.” With a beautiful property in this shining Spanish city, you’ll have plenty of time to hit your Sunday stride.

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The Best of Asia’s Towering Luxury

The best of everything, within reach. That’s the promise of forward-thinking metropolitan cities the world over. Asia’s most incredible cities offer an inimitable slice of elevated taste and cosmopolitan buzz, not to mention a winning combination of extravagance, excellence, and excitement. High above cities packed with gleaming lights, unmatched dining, and invigorating views; sky-high towers of glass and light illuminate a path to premier luxury living spaces, floating above the world below.

The Orchard Residences, Singapore

List Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Donald NG for more information

Standing on the shoulders of luxury retail giants, the 54-storey Orchard Residences watch over southern Singapore’s Orchard Mall, a shopping destination as synonymous with elevated taste as Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, Paris’ Les Champs-Elysees, and London’s Bond Street. Louis Vuitton, Cartier, and Tiffany & Co. flagships are steps away.

At the Residences, amenities are lush, host to gardens, a swimming pool, clubhouse, tennis court, and a gym. Inside this 2,174-square-foot residence, panoramic views and designer-appointed furnishings await. A gourmet kitchen, dining room, and boutique ensuite bedroom feature top-of-the-line Italian Poliform wardrobes, German Poggenpohl kitchen details, and a sub-zero wine cooler.

The Westminster Terrace, Hong Kong

List Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Carman Sze-To for more information

Loft living with sea views of Approach Bay round out this tasteful, award-winning property at The Westminster Terrace in Hong Kong. Designed by acclaimed architect Paul Davis and finished by celebrated designer Koichiro Ikbeuchi, the elongated, linear layouts get a sharp contemporary dressing and wash of warm light from floor-to-ceiling windows. Elite finishes and appliances complement this high-living home base.

All bedrooms feature generous ensuites; the master adorned with a dressing area and work space as well. Outside, a spacious balcony with water views offers a tranquil reprieve from the bustle of the city beneath.

Mandarin Building, Hong Kong

List Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Binoche Chan for more information

Fantastic artistic details are peppered throughout this original four-bedroom apartment in Hong Kong’s Mandarin Building. Every architectural element, from the concrete walls with warm sconces to the studio-loft style pillars reinforce the traditional-modern collision of the Core Central neighbourhood. Fresh French-styling adds unrivaled taste to the interiors, while a 3,500-square-foot terrace offers tranquil garden reflection for that essential morning meditation.

The Palace, Beijing, China

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All the trappings of a modern mansion sit sky-high in The Palace in China’s capital city. Three bedrooms with regal detailing set the tone, and opulence continues through living and dining areas that feature impressive ceiling recesses and chandelier-style lighting.  A clean, inviting chef’s kitchen feels at home in the 4,058-square-feet of living space, where floor-to-ceiling windows light up each room and offer a picturesque frame for sparkling lights after dusk.

A Better Tomorrow, Taipei, Taiwan

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Grounded and contemporary minimalism meets elevated and ornate luxury at A Better Tomorrow in Taipei. A steel build with premium Japanese dampers, this tower offers sound peace of mind in a fast-paced city. The south-facing, open plan apartment plays host to a chic kitchen and welcomes warm daylight and end-of-day reflection in addition to large gatherings and the humming energy of the cosmopolitan Da’an district.

The understated cubist design continues though the ample facilities and communal spaces, an homage to a neighborhood overflowing with high-quality dining options, galleries, and parks. Here, Taipei’s wealth of cultural curiosities are never more than a few steps away.

Unmatched living at breathtaking heights—both an enticing addition to and welcome retreat from these bustling cities.

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Video of the Week: Elegant Oceanfront Coastal Home in Manchester, Massachusetts

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By the Sea Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Kristin Francoeur for more information

This coastal estate is a timeless investment for the true family steward. Located in Manchester, Massachusetts‘ highly-desirable Coolidge Point area, this more than two-acre property is a short distance from Magnolia and Manchester-by-the-Sea beaches, the village, restaurants and more.

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The Collector’s Edition | Wine Cellars

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Corkscrews, glasses, and decanters are all elegant, essential tools for wine-tasting; but for the true oenophile, nothing beats the holy grail of a unique, well-stocked wine cellar. Ready to impress guests—and yourself—in your own private tasting room? Here, we present six homes to house your wine collection.

Telluride, Colorado, United States

Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Bill Fandel for more information

There’s no quintessential après ski indulgence as beloved as a drink after a long day on the slopes. Paradiso in Telluride is an incredible contemporary home with an unbeatable mountain setting. The property includes a beautiful reflective pond, indulgent master and guest suites, and cozy living areas with impressive fireplaces, indoor and out. Grab a bottle from the glass wine cellar and cook something up in the Bulthaup-designed chef’s kitchen.

Sainte-Marthe, Quebec, Canada

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada | Contact Bea Jarzynska for more information

Unmatched equestrian pursuits rule this stately Quebec home just 45 minutes from downtown Montreal. Over 50 acres of manicured grounds offer plenty of room to ride. Inside, classic architectural detailing outlines every room. Between the luxe master suite (with its huge dressing room) and inviting common areas, there’s plenty of room to enjoy a post-ride Riesling in the inviting warmth of the wood-clad wine cellar.

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Samir Jhina for more information

Between the helipad and two-story pool house to the tennis court and heated pool, you’ll have plenty of reasons to open a bottle or two and relax at this grand South African estate. Marble flooring, detailed crown molding and cornice designs, one-of-a-kind finishing, and sweeping cherry wood set a tone of royal repose throughout.

The bar offers plenty of working space for arranging charcuterie boards to pair with your pinot noir, and landscaped fountains provide the perfect accompaniment to soak in the flavors of a South African Chenin blanc. 

São Paulo, Brazil

Bossa Nova Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Julio Cesar Rodrigues for more information

Good friends, good wine, good life—that’s the positive motto setting the tone at this lively apartment in Itaim, São Paulo. Quirky design choices and a fantastic location near Brigadeiro Faria Lima Avenue and Pinheiros Club make this home the choice spot for those seeking easy access to the warmth, food, and joie de vivre of Brazil. Pairs well with a spicy red blend.

Kampa Island, Prague, Czech Republic 

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The perfect palate cleanser: a historic, full-bodied house on Prague’s Kampa Island has undergone a clean, fantastic reconstruction. The character of the property has been maintained, with the original cellar now converted into an impressive, chic wine cellar. Stash bottles for an end-of-day sip after exploring the legendary Lennon Wall, neighboring Grand Priory Palace, and nearby French embassy.

Caesarea, Israel

Israel Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Shelly Belzer-Smelzer for more information

Consider this stone wine cellar the fantastic, lingering note of this full-bodied estate in Israel. Gold leaf inlay ceilings and moldings, commissioned chandeliers, a private elevator, and in-floor heating make the 25-person dining room, 10 bedrooms, and grand master bedroom—not to mention the rest of this 1620-square-meter, four-story mansion—a standout in function and design. Enjoy a glass of your finest with guests as you take in the panoramic views and sunsets over the Mediterranean Sea.

When choosing the perfect pairing for the modern collector, it ultimately comes down to preference; but each of these stunning properties offers its own distinct style and complex, unique finish.

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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | February 2018

From a Baroque-style penthouse in Israel to a private island in the Bahamas, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

Israel Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Shelly Belzer-Shmelzer for more information

This grand, Baroque-style penthouse resides in the enduring Sea One – a post-modern tower ideally located on Tel Aviv beach, designed by Harald Klein. Guests and residents will enjoy outstanding accommodation, pool and wellness facilities overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, an exclusive gourmet restaurant, grand lobby with bar and management service of the highest standard.

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Andrew Ernemann and Craig Morris for more information

This state-of-the-art home in downtown Aspen offers over 18,000 square-feet of living space with smart home automation throughout. The home features three tennis courts that transform into skating rinks in the winter, a home theater, and a bowling alley/shooting range among its many amenities.

List Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Tersa Lau for more information

This elegant three-level home in Pokfulam, Hong Kong offers a rooftop terrace, garden, and balconies. Two of the home’s three en-suite bedrooms feature incredible private balconies, and rooftop terrace enjoys sprawling views of the sea, with exquisite space for alfresco dining.

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty ­| Contact Michael Lawler for more information

Offering unparalleled views of Doubloon Bay, this contemporary home in Naples, Florida features a one-of-a-kind floating European White Oak staircase, floor-to-ceiling glass, hand-selected Calcutta Marble flooring, and all-glass wine room. Situated on the north side of Admiralty Point, the property is eligible for Port Royal Club membership.

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact George Damianos for more information

Whale Cay is a private island located in the fishing paradise of the Berry Islands in the Bahamas. Situated between the Bahama Banks and the tongue of the ocean, the Berry Islands have long attracted visitors who enjoy fishing and boating, with great proximity to Florida and only 30 miles north of Nassau. The Island is primed for residential development, with more than 570 acres included in this listing. There are 12 miles of shoreline and 13 white sandy beaches totaling seven miles.

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5 Homes Ready for Super Bowl LII

One of the world’s most anticipated sporting events is once again upon us; Super Bowl LII will see the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles faceoff for the coveted Vince Lombardi trophy on Sunday in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

While U.S. Bank Stadium can seat 65,000 die-hard gridiron fans, its estimated that more than 150 million viewers around the world will be in front of their TVs with friends and families to enjoy the game, the cinematic commercials and film trailer debuts, and show-stopping half time performance by Justin Timberlake.

From a modern home bar in the host city of Minneapolis to an outdoor piece of paradise in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, these five homes are ready for the big game.

Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Julie Regan & Jeff Hornig for more information

Don’t miss a second of the action in this home in Minneapolis. It features a vibrant bar with multiple viewing options and seating for many guests, all while providing a thoroughly modern take on the sports bar experience.

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Bill Churchill for more information

This Tudor Revival-style home in Dallas’ esteemed University Park will make you feel like you have sideline seats; nestle into comfy leather recliners and bask in the glow of the 12’ by 7’ projection screen as this THX sound equipped home theater brings every moment to you.

Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Frank Aazami & David Mayo for more information

Continue traveling west and you’ll reach this more than eight-acre estate in Scottsdale, Arizona. An athlete’s paradise with sport court, putting green and weight room among its amenities, enjoy the Super Bowl outdoors from a fully-equipped wet bar and kitchen.

Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Sharon Kurtz for more information

Nestled on two gated acres in Alpine, New Jersey, enjoy Sunday’s matchup in regal fashion inside this French-inspired estate. The majestic theater space showcases a vaulted ceiling with a Tromp L’oeil masterpiece and is ideal for grand scale entertaining.

Queretaro Sotheby’s International Realty | Contact Sara Salazar for more information

Hacienda Las Fincas in San Miguel de Allende is a modern-style ranch on nearly three hectares inside an exclusive gated community. While the spacious home does offer an equipped home theater inside, you can also take in every exciting moment while enjoying year-round favorable weather from the terrace – complete with bar, pizza oven, grill, and high-definition television.

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