Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in August 2017

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


$12,500,000 USD | Newport, Rhode Island | Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty

“Built in 2012, the six-bedroom, nearly 10,000-square-foot house is located in the Ocean Drive historic area, famous for its elaborate estates, and sits on 3.67 acres overlooking the Atlantic.”

Newport Home of Campbell Soup Heiress Asks $12.5 Million – Wall Street Journal

Southampton Compound with Three Acres Comes on the Market, Asking $25M – Curbed

Kate Walsh’s Encino House Sells for Well Over the Asking Price – Los Angeles Times

Living Large in Truly Tropical Panama City – Mansion Global

Buy Your Own Private Island in Montana – Robb Report

Incredible Tuscan Villa Can be Yours for $1.15M – Curbed

Wedged Between the Ocean and the Mountains, Rio’s Leblon Draws the City’s Elite – Mansion Global

Rhodes ‘Golden Visas’ Lure Buyers to Ancestral Home – Financial Times

Carmel Highlands: An Upscale Bohemian Spot That’ll Appeal to Whale Watchers – Mansion Global

House Hunting in… Toronto – The New York Times

Cannes’s La Californie is a Leafy Area with Sea Views and Easy Access to Top-Notch Shopping and Dining – Mansion Global

10 Vineyard Homes You Can Actually Move Into – Elle Decor

Found: Oldest Known Photo of a U.S. President – The New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in July 2017

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


Price Upon Request | Provence-Alpes-Cote D’Azur, France | Propriétés de Provence Sotheby’s International Realty

“There are elaborate frescoes, hand-painted ceilings, massive tapestries…antique silk wallpaper, and decoration by painters, including Marius Granet. The castle has its own chapel, guard rooms, subterranean passages from its time as a fortress, and a massive kitchen that appears to have remained largely unchanged for the better part of 300 years.”

Own a 1,000-Year Old Castle in France for $17 Million – Bloomberg

Property in Southampton, N.Y., Asks $150 Million – Wall Street Journal

Old Meets New in this Luxury Apartment in Bustling Beijing – Mansion Global

6 Extraordinary Homes that Look Like Castles – The Week

Maine Attraction: Buy a Historic New England Bed and Breakfast – Robb Report

Five Properties Perfect for Car Enthusiasts – Financial Times

A Private Beach Retreat That’s Part of an Eco-Conscious Community – Mansion Global

Actress Kate Walsh Lists L.A. Home for $4.25 Million – Wall Street Journal

‘Iconic Vineyard Estate’ Embodies Indoor/Outdoor Napa Valley Living – SFGate

6 Charming Homes in Pittsburgh – The Week

Woolworth Renovations are a Perfect Blend of the Past and the Future – New York Post

House Hunting in… the Bahamas – The New York Times

In Houston Real Estate, Home Sales Soar – Houston Chronicle

Sotheby’s to Auction Vivien Leigh’s Personal Belongings – WWD

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in July 2017

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


$34,950,000 USD | Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

“At 23,000-square-feet, the newly built estate at 6 Olde Towne in Southampton—affectionally referred to as “Summerhouse”—beats out “La Dune” in square footage but just 1,000-square-feet.”

The Largest House for Sale in the Hamptons Just Hit the Market for $35M – Curbed

Houston Home Built for a Prince Asks $20 Million – Wall Street Journal

Looking for a Sand Castle? Five High-End Beach Homes for Sale – Financial Times

$2.2 Million Homes in Vermont, South Carolina and Pennsylvania – The New York Times

A Batman-Worthy Modern Mansion in Brisbane, Australia – Mansion Global

The $165M Home in Palm Beach, Florida – and Other Bargains – Financial Times

A Cliffside Villa in Naples – in Pictures – The Guardian

For Sale: 6 Breathtaking Summer Beach Houses – The Week

My Very Own Versailles: Homeowners Who Re-Create the French Palace – Wall Street Journal

Los Altos Hills: A Playground for Silicon Valley’s Biggest Stars – Mansion Global

The Other Side of São Paulo: Beach Havens for the Super-Rich – Financial Times

House Hunting in… Amsterdam – The New York Times

Brazilians Returning to Miami to Buy – Mansion Global

10 Ultimate Waterfront Homes We’re Coveting Now – Elle Decor

Rare 1931 Pencil Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi up for Sotheby’s Auction – Economic Times

New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | July 2016

From a historic piece of Polynesian heritage to an inspiring modern London apartment, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

9.500.000 € EUR | Huahine, French Polynesia | French Polynesia Sotheby’s International Realty

Built on the oldest archaeological site in Huahine surrounding a lake, this charming property is bordered by a white sand beach where you can watch the sunset over the neighboring island of Raiatea. This ecologically sensitive property was built using the latest technology in terms of renewable energy. Energy optimization of the facilities was an integral part of the architectural concept. The choice of construction systems and materials was guided by the desire to create a luxury establishment composed of modern technologies, while using traditional local methods and materials.

NewYork$29,500,000 USD | Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

On approximately four landscaped acres in the luxury estate community of Olde Towne, the just-finished “Tower House,” is a superb shingle-style home with pool, spa, tennis court, and attached cottage. Refreshing, modern appointments and state-of-the-art amenities dovetail Kean Development’s award-winning design and construction located minutes from the beach and Village. “Tower House” comprises eight en-suite bedrooms of which two are masters, nine full and three half-baths, second floor master suite with double walk-in closets, elevator, six fireplaces, top-of-the-line kitchen, great room, breakfast room, billiard room, extensive loggia off the living room, lounge with automatic screens, and three-car garage off the breezeway.

Price Upon Request | Munich, Germany | Munich Sotheby’s International Realty

Located in the heart of Munich on the largest plot of connected park land, this striking home is the harmonious fusion of tradition and modern design. Approximately 800-square-meters of living space wait in this grand, art-lover’s dream home, all the while benefiting from serene natural surroundings that help to create a truly inviting experience.

St.BarthPrice Upon Request | Lurin, St. Barthelemy | St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

The “Pearl Villa” is a tropical three-bedroom villa with unrivaled ocean views. Featuring spacious, light-filled living areas, a wine cellar, bar, heated pool and Jacuzzi, this entertainer’s paradise is at the heart of true island living. The outdoor terrace provides the perfect place to unwind at day’s end and enjoy uninterrupted sunset vistas.

London£13,000,000 GBP | London, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty

This elegant five-bedroom apartment is part of a newly completed development in Chelsea and includes two captivating receptions areas overlooking private gardens. Spanning over 4,000-square-feet of living space, the apartment features direct elevator access, four parking spaces and several balconies.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in April 2016

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


$17,995,000 USD | Naples, Florida | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

“This polished penthouse is perched on the top floor of the Seasons at Naples Cay, a 22-story condominium with 360-degree views of powdery beaches and the Gulf of Mexico.”

Listing of the Day: A Contemporary Penthouse in Naples – Mansion Global

Apollo 13 Astronaut James Lovell Lists Texas Vacation Home – Wall Street Journal

(Private) Island Hopping: The Ultimate Luxury – Observer

Five Homes Perfect for Equestrians – Financial Times

McAlpine’s First California Home in Selling for $21.5 Million – Architectural Digest

Developers Say “Take me to Church” – Mansion Global

Southampton Estate with Perfectly Manicured Lawn Seeks $59 Million – Wall Street Journal

What Started as a Simple Renovation Turned into a Whole House Makeover in Kent – Washington Post

Moby Just Bought a $3.5 Million Tudor-style Home – Architectural Digest

Home of the Day: Business in the Front, Party in the Back – Los Angeles Times

Mallorca Sets a Mediterranean (Golf) Course – Wall Street Journal

The Most Luxurious Home Theatres – Sotheby’s

Step Forward: How Important are Staircases in Your Mansion? –

How to Spend $30 Million in the World’s Top 5 Cities – Mansion Global

Weak Loonie Lures U.S. Home Buyers to Canada – Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s Hong Kong $400 Million Auction Defies Downturn – Bloomberg

Coloured Diamonds are an Auctioneer’s Best Friend – Financial Times

New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | August 2015

Beginning with a Modern mansion in Dubai to a historic summer getaway in New York, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features homes in some of the world’s most sought after destinations.

Dubai185,000,000 د.إ AED | Dubai | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

Dubai – True modern-day noble living experiences come to life as one enters this Emirates Hills mansion. This home exhibits the most comprehensive collection of Ralph Lauren furniture, luxury finishes that include marbles of refined craftsmanship and meticulously carpentered doors, walls, cabinets and ceilings. Enjoy captivating views of the green fairways of the golf course and city skyline and relax in an Olympic-sized swimming pool.

Colorado$50,000,000 USD | Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

Colorado – Gracing the banks of the Roaring Fork River, this thoughtfully designed and meticulously crafted estate is inviting and elegant. With enticing outdoor spaces, unobstructed Indy Pass views and river access at the doorstep, this home is an engaging environment in which to live the mountain lifestyle. Built by Brikor Construction and designed by Chabon Architects from New York City, the unique and appropriate architectural details mimic the mountain setting.

Domincan Republic$19,500,000 USD | La Romana, Dominican Republic | Holden Sotheby’s International Realty

Dominican Republic – Offering the ultimate in prime oceanfront locale, this is one of the most iconic estate in the Caribbean. Showcasing panoramic ocean views, this exceptional compound is situated on a rare oversized lot with an expansive private beach and dock. An architectural gem, this residence spans over 35,000 square-feet and includes independent tower pavilions that provide privacy and tranquility.

EnglandPrice Upon Request | England, United Kingdom | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty

England – Constructed centuries ago and painstakingly restored, this sophisticated home is set in landscaped gardens and backing onto the Coombe Hill Golf Course. Cedar Court features abundant space for entertaining as well as relaxation. Sprawling nearly an acre, this period house is perfect for the golf enthusiast.

New York$37,500,000 USD | Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

New York – Featured in Architectural Digest and Town & Country Magazine, this traditional and historic shingled house was a summer home for the Carnegie family. Featuring exceptional architectural details from the Gilded Age, this home has been preserved and amenities modernized. Built on a grand scale with perfectly thoughtful rooms and wide covered porches, this home is the epitome of sophisticated escapes.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in May 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.
$4,300,000 USD | Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this brick home designed to look like a castle was built around 1911. The master bedroom, with a free-standing bathtub, sits in a two-story turret. There is a second turret above the kitchen. The property includes a gunite pool and an octagonal pool house. Ultimate Medieval Amenity: A Turret — Wall Street Journal

In Real Estate, Golf Ups Its Game — Wall Street Journal
Condo Owners in West Get High Grades — Wall Street Journal