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Significant Sales: January 2024 Highlights

From a €4.2M sale in Como, Italy, to a US$15M sale in Malibu, California, here are five sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network in January. Malibu, California Gayle Pritchett-Macleod, Lacey Rose Gorden | Sotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage, US$15.5 Million Annapolis, Maryland Carol Snyder, Tina Bradshaw | Monument Sotheby’s International Realty, US$7.4 Million Queenstown, New Zealand Matt Finnigan, Russell Reddell | New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, Price Undisclosed Como, Italy  Diego Antinolo | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty, €4.2 Million Montego Bay, Jamaica Keody Thompson | Jamaica Sotheby’s International Realty, US$3.5 Million Discover previous editions of Significant Sales on the blog                   Continue reading Significant Sales: January 2024 Highlights at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

3 Blissful Bedrooms with a View

Waking up on the wrong side of the bed is practically impossible in a dreamy bedroom with a picturesque vista of city lights, mountains, vineyards, sunsets, or the sea. Classic Style, Golden Gate Views Carrie B. Goodman | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage This handsome 5,580-square-foot residence in prestigious Pacific Heights offers four levels of inviting living and entertaining spaces. Highlights include living and dining rooms opening to an expansive deck, a kitchen and family room overlooking verdant gardens, a two-car garage, a media room with a kitchenette, a pentroom with wine storage, and space for a roof deck. Continue reading 3 Blissful Bedrooms with a View at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in February, 2024

Napa, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – St. Helena Brokerage The one-acre Napa Valley estate’s petite vineyard is planted with 100 Cabernet Sauvignon vines. This $10 Million NorCal Wine Country Estate Has a Hobby Vineyard in the Backyard – Robb Report Church Converted into Four-Bedroom Home—with Original Details Intact—Listed in South Carolina – Mansion Global Auckland, New Zealand House Rotates 360 Degrees – Robb Report Madrona Is Seattle’s Quintessential Charming American Neighborhood – Mansion Global Homes: One of a Kind – The Week Inside Johnny Carson’s Estate, a Haven for Art Collectors – Artnet News Ancient Soul and History All Around You: Living in the Shadow of the Roman Colosseum – Mansion Global In a Bid to Attract New Residents, Small Towns in Texas, Georgia, and Nebraska Offer Homes for $300,000 – The New York Times Own the Home Where Bob Ross’ Artist Retreats Took Place – Artnet News When the Acropolis Is Outside Your Door – Mansion Global New Yorkers Are Moving to Orlando: Here’s How Sellers Can Appeal to Them – Mansion Global Neighboring Penthouses at The Plaza Hotel List Together for $70M – Cottages & Gardens Emma Stone Sells Bright Los Angeles Mini-Compound for $4.3M – Mansion Global In Montauk, a Wooden Wonder Steps From the Beach Seeks $7.5M – Dwell Massive New Construction Mansion in Hedwig Village Hits the Market at $8M – Houston Business Journal A Classic Venice Compound, $5M – CA Home + Design $4.2M Homes in California – The New York Times Eureka! Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in February, 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Spectacular Coastal Home in Rolling Hills, California

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Rolling Hills, California | Vista Sotheby’s International Realty Situated in a coveted Southern California enclave, this stylish and sophisticated property seamlessly blends luxury with nature. The interior boasts a harmonious connection between indoor and outdoor spaces, enhanced by a breathtaking backdrop of the shimmering ocean. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Spectacular Coastal Home in Rolling Hills, California at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

4 Homes with Incredible Maximalist Decor

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is said to have popularized the famous phrase, “Less is more”—and in doing so, he set a standard for many of his successors in the fields of architecture and design. But standards, by their very nature, are confining, and an increasing number of decorators are liberating themselves from the harsh limits imposed by stripped-down, pared-back aesthetics. Indeed, maximalism is making a meteoric ascent in popularity, and these four residences prove why. Continue reading 4 Homes with Incredible Maximalist Decor at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside an Enchanting Mediterranean-Style Enclave

Santa Barbara’s exclusive community of Hope Ranch is no stranger to impressive estates with on peaceful tree-lined lanes with breathtaking vistas. This majestic Mediterranean-inspired compound ups the ante, providing what amounts to a personal private resort: a regal villa of some 8,100 square feet, a two-bedroom guesthouse, a pool accompanied by a pool house, and numerous other diversions. Enveloping it all is a veritable forest of flourishing flora—including a towering decades-old lilac that furthers the sense that, much like its Old World predecessors, this retreat has been in this place for generations. Continue reading Inside an Enchanting Mediterranean-Style Enclave at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

RM Sotheby’s Presents ModaMiami

Prestigious car events have long been synonymous with style and luxury. The recipe for success? Cars. Design. Style. Elegance. RM Sotheby’s has joined with Sotheby’s and Moda Events in building ModaMiami, a new destination for car enthusiasts encompassing the rare, prestigious, and eclectic, combined with other luxury entertainments. Over the multi-day affair, enthusiasts can enjoy what they love most: rare, unique, and awe-inspiring vehicles, from the auction preview on Thursday, February 29, to the final show day on Sunday, March 3. Continue reading RM Sotheby’s Presents ModaMiami at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Morning Glory: 4 Inviting Breakfast Areas

Designed for daily dining and lounging, these delightful breakfast areas accompany well-outfitted kitchens and feature bright windows with enviable views and distinctive styles that make them appealing morning, noon, and night. Equestrian Oasis in Florida David Welles | Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty This expansive Mediterranean-inspired estate in desirable Wellington occupies some six acres and includes a top-caliber equestrian center; a four-bedroom, 3,639-square-foot home; and a 1,368-square-foot guesthouse. Continue reading Morning Glory: 4 Inviting Breakfast Areas at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in February, 2024

New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage The New School’s Greenwich Village townhouse, an elegant 19th-century brick building that has served as a residence for university presidents and a venue for school functions for the last four decades, is now on the market. The New School Lists Its Greenwich Village Townhouse for $20M – The New York Times Michael Dell Is Putting Boston Penthouse on the Market – The Wall Street Journal Glimpse Inside Jackie Kennedy’s Notable Estates, Cottages, and Penthouses – Architectural Digest Texas-Sized Spec Home Hits the Market in Houston for $8.995M – Mansion Global Why the Heck Is Everyone Moving to Beverlywood? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in February, 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

5 Homes That Embody the Year of the Dragon

Lynn Malone and Barbara Wolveridge – Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty  Of the 12 animals represented in the Chinese zodiac, only one is mythical—revered in history, customs, and culture for its might and munificence. So it’s an auspicious sign that the year 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. In Chinese astrology, each year is associated with one of the 12 animals. But each animal also cycles through the five traditional elements of fire, earth, metal, water, and wood. Continue reading 5 Homes That Embody the Year of the Dragon at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Shingle-Style Country Estate in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Gibsonia, Pennsylvania | Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty With a luxurious interior, a backyard that rivals a five-star resort and a secluded, promontory-like setting on three acres, this country estate with shingle-style architecture delights at every turn. Located adjacent to North Park and the Irwin Run Conservancy, this custom home offers a secure gated entry, a well-conceived exterior/interior plan, modern amenities and unsurpassed attention to detail. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Shingle-Style Country Estate in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside an Equestrian Oasis in Florida

Along the northeastern edge of the legendary Florida Everglades, Wellington, Florida, is well known in the equestrian world as something of a mecca, an international destination for polo and home to numerous riding clubs—not to mention golf courses, colorful nature preserves, parks, sports fields, and animal sanctuaries. The coastal shell rock roads, vibrant tropical greenery, and miles of bridle paths of the area’s Saddle Trail Park neighborhood contribute to a distinctively peaceful, luxuriously rural ambience perfectly suited for equines and their human friends and caretakers. Continue reading Inside an Equestrian Oasis in Florida at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

4 Homes Ready for Super Bowl LVIII

All eyes will be on the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada this February for the 53rd annual Super Bowl. With the San Francisco 49ers facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs and Usher headlining the halftime show, the nation’s most-watched sporting event promises to be worth tuning in for again this year. While we can only guess which team will take home the Lombardi Trophy, here are four properties that can keep your Super Bowl party energized from the coin toss to the post-game show, no matter the winner. Continue reading 4 Homes Ready for Super Bowl LVIII at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Home Is Where the Heart Is: 3 Romantic Residences

With their firelit spaces, secluded bedroom suites, soaking tubs, relaxing alfresco spas, and private balconies with picture-perfect views, these estates create an ambience just right for spending Valentine’s Day at home. Southwestern Warmth and Elegance Britt Klein | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage Filled with the warmth of richly hued woods, an earthy palette, and Santa Fe’s glorious light, this captivating 9,164-square-foot adobe home and casita in the exclusive community of Las Campanas exemplify luxurious Southwestern living. Continue reading Home Is Where the Heart Is: 3 Romantic Residences at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in February 2024

Appleby, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty Defensive structures on the site date back to the Romans, but the current keep was built a mere nine centuries ago. 900-Year Old Castle is on the Market in UK for $12M – Bloomberg Six Flags Set Designer Brought Wild West to Life Inside $8.95M Georgia Home – The Wall Street Journal $30M Farm Offers Seclusion and Style Outside of Auckland – Robb Report A 1905 Greenwich, Connecticut, Landmark Lists With a New Look for Nearly $10M – Mansion Global Maria Sharapova Buys in Montecito, a Greene & Greene Property Re-lists for $110 Million, and More Real Estate News – Architectural Digest This $2.4M Sea Ranch Stunner Is a Slice of Coastal Paradise – Dwell Peek Inside the Biggest-Ever New Build to Hit the Market in Memorial – Houston City Book Home Chapels Are Blessing Backyards Across America – The Wall Street Journal A Nutritionist to the Royals Puts Her Glam U.K. Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in February 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

5 Top Design Trends to Refresh Your Home in Time for the Lunar New Year

Jane Zhang – Sotheby’s International Realty Canada As the moon’s cycle begins afresh and the quiet of winter is superseded by the first whispers of spring, families and communities across Asia and around the world mark the start of the Lunar New Year. The 15-day festivities focus on casting negative energy from the home to make space for the positive. Accompanying the emphasis on colors, cleanliness, symbolism, and ornamentation is the added benefit of beautifying properties in ways that are both practical and breathtaking. Continue reading 5 Top Design Trends to Refresh Your Home in Time for the Lunar New Year at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New and Notable Homes for Sale Over $8 Million: February 2024

From a hilltop aerie in Hong Kong to a spectacular residence in Rolling Hills, California, these are this month’s five featured notable properties for sale over US$8 Million. The Peak, Hong Kong List Sotheby’s International Realty, Hong Kong At the highest point on the Peak area, this masterpiece with 360-degree views overlooks Victoria Harbor, rolling mountains, the city, and the sea. Meticulously designed for luxurious living, the property features generous outdoor space, a wine cellar, sauna room, open master suite, an open bar adjacent to the chef’s kitchen, and glass walls maximizing exposure. Continue reading New and Notable Homes for Sale Over $8 Million: February 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside an Oceanfront Jewel in Malibu

When someone mentions that they own a beach house, they often mean a charming cottage with coastal-themed decor and a view of the ocean, a convenient location a block or two from the sunny shore, or a perch just above the strand on a cliff or promontory. This 2,861-square-foot gem, however, takes the notion to a new level, sitting as it does on a rocky outcropping amid the sand itself, where the waves of Matador Beach wash up almost to its very verge. Continue reading Inside an Oceanfront Jewel in Malibu at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Life at the Top: 4 Fabulous Penthouses

Basking in cinematic vistas of some of the most enviable skylines and scenery in the U.S., these four unparalleled penthouses enjoy consummate privacy, sophisticated style, and amenities that go above and beyond. Peerless Parkside Penthouse The Heyman-Cupolo Team | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage On the 11th floor of the coveted northwest corner of a LEED Gold certified building in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, this light-flooded four-bedroom aerie is on the market for the first time. Continue reading Life at the Top: 4 Fabulous Penthouses at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in February, 2024

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty The century-old mansion, called La Rêve d’Azur, presides over the largest private plot of land in Villefranche-sur-Mer. This $51M Belle Époque-Style Château Overlooks the Côte d’Azur – Robb Report Champagne Bars, Tanning Booths and Revolving Shoe Racks: The $1M Closet Has Arrived – The Wall Street Journal Whitney Rose of ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ Is Selling Her SLC Home – Elle Decor $2.2 Million Homes in California – The New York Times South of Big Sur, an ’80s Home Packed With Handcrafted Charm Asks $2.1M – Dwell 6 cool homes with ski-in, ski-out access – The Week Southampton Turn-key Home Lists for $5.85M – Behind the Hedges San Francisco’s Condo Market, Once in Free Fall, Sees Upward Shift in Activity – San Francisco Business Times The 10 Most Expensive New Listings in Texas – Houston Agent Magazine What You Can Get for $1M in Morningside Heights, an Architecturally Rich Area That’s Home to Columbia University – Brick Underground Home Showcase: Warmth Emanates from Monument Beach Charmer – Boston Herald Real Estate Roundtable: Home Is Where the Heart Is – Behind the Hedges Frank Lloyd Wright and Rudolph Schindler Were Inspirations for This $3.2M Florida Home – Robb Report $950,000 Homes in Indiana, Pennsylvania and Washington – The New York Times Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in February, 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

5 Homes with Gorgeous Atriums

Sandy Binder and Danielle Laria – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty  Nothing’s more important than a first impression. That’s why the atrium has always commanded the focus of the world’s best builders and designers. Atriums are a tantalizing prelude to the main dwelling. They can manifest as grand halls or ample courtyards that are centrally located, and their prominent placement in the home grants telling glances into adjacent spaces. Continue reading 5 Homes with Gorgeous Atriums at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Luxury Villa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Scottsdale, Arizona | Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty Experience unparalleled luxury in the sought-after Umm Suqeim 1 enclave with a masterpiece designed by renowned architect Viktor Udzenija. Situated in the heart of Dubai, the residence is a peaceful retreat surrounded by sleek travertine walls and towering palms. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Luxury Villa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Grand Greenwich Manor

The history of Greenwich, Connecticut, follows roughly the same trajectory as that of the United States, from the arrival of early settlers in the 1600s through centuries of farming, milling, and shipping to the arrival of the railroad, which brought both industry and scores of new residents. Homes here, however, in many ways continue to represent an aesthetic that is purely, timelessly American, its streets strewn with Colonial-style and -inspired manors that exemplify the classicism of the nation’s early East Coast colonies. Continue reading Inside a Grand Greenwich Manor at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Significant Sales: 2023 Highlights

Richard Klug | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, US$52,000,000 From a US$138.8M sale in Greenwich, Connecticut, to a €33M sale in Rome, Italy, here are ten of the top sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network in 2023. Greenwich, Connecticut Leslie McElwreath, Joseph Barbieri | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage, US$138,830,000 Beverly Hills, California Richard Klug | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, US$52,000,000 Woodside, California Arthur Sharif | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage, US$44,500,000 Rome, Italy Barbara Alessio | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty, €33,000,000 Bronte, Australia James Ball, Edward Quince | Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty, Circa AUD$30,000,000 Vancouver, Canada Monique Badun, Kim Craig, Vito Longo | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, Price Undisclosed University Park, Texas Sylvia Scott | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, US$17,450,000 Seattle, Washington Linda Chou, Summer Carlton | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, US$16,200,000 Middletown, Rhode Island Tina Wiley, David Huberman, Kate Kirby Greenman | Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, US$15,000,000 Anse des Cayes, St. Continue reading Significant Sales: 2023 Highlights at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

3 Homes with Covetable Closets

These impressive homes in a variety of desirable locales have been equipped with exceptional closets that provide a proper place for carefully curated clothing collections. Organic Opulence in Beverly Hills Marc Noah, Neyshia Go | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage This new Beverly Hills home has a light-filled open-concept floor plan that seamlessly links living, dining, culinary, and entertaining spaces. One of five bedrooms, the owner’s suite is a lofty aerie with herringbone-patterned wide-plank wood floors, a vaulted ceiling, and numerous windows—some stretching from floor to ceiling. Continue reading 3 Homes with Covetable Closets at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in January 2024

Las Vegas, Nevada | Las Vegas Sotheby’s International Realty The roughly 10,000-square-foot house, which overlooks the Strip, has airplane-like features and a four-car garage that doubles as a mini-aviation museum. An Aviation-Obsessed Couple Lists Large Las Vegas Home for $18.5 Million – The Wall Street Journal This $12.5 Million Arizona Mansion Is a Sports Lover’s Dream – Robb Report Kansas City’s Briarcliff West Is an Affluent Enclave With a Low-Key Vibe—Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift Aside – Mansion Global $10 Million Homes in Virginia, Massachusetts and Illinois – The New York Times Emma Stone’s Los Angeles Home Finds a Buyer in Less Than Two Weeks – The Wall Street Journal This $4.8M San Francisco Home Comes With a Guesthouse and a Secret Garden – Dwell What’s Cooking in Greenwich? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in January 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

The Benefits of Incorporating Sensory Engagement into Luxury Home Design

Despina Laou – Greece Sotheby’s International Realty  Pause for a moment, and take a breath. Are you aware of all the ways your senses are being engaged by your surrounding environment? Color palettes and natural light can evoke moods and emotions, while richly ornamented surfaces can amaze and excite. Sound, scents, and taste also have a subtle yet profound effect on your well-being. And how you feel emotionally is partly determined by what you’re feeling physically, which is why touch and texture are so crucial. Continue reading The Benefits of Incorporating Sensory Engagement into Luxury Home Design at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Remarkable Modern Mediterranean in Scottsdale, Arizona

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Experience the pinnacle of luxury living in this expansive estate, spanning over 12,000 square feet. It boasts eight bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, offering a harmonious blend of privacy and communal living. The main level is an entertainer’s delight, with the great room overlooking the expansive resort patio and the mesmerizing southwest skies. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Remarkable Modern Mediterranean in Scottsdale, Arizona at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Stylishly Updated Historic Home in Brooklyn

Not long after completing studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, C. P. H. Gilbert began establishing himself as a distinguished architect, ultimately enjoying a reputation for designing townhouses and mansions for industrialists and tycoons across New York. His oeuvre includes dozens of buildings in Manhattan but also properties on Long Island, upstate, and—like this distinctive residence—in Brooklyn’s illustrious Park Slope. Brooklyn, New York | The Stein Team, Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage Luxurious modern homes updated with respect for their historic environs are often lauded for blending the old and the new. Continue reading Inside a Stylishly Updated Historic Home in Brooklyn at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Quintessential Southern California Villa

The mention of Santa Monica typically conjures images of timeless recreation, entertainment, and diversion—the legendary ocean pier, Pacific Park’s solar-powered Ferris wheel, the historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel, the renowned aquarium, and nearby Muscle Beach. But the area is also a bastion of iconic California architecture, from its numerous Romanesque Revival, Art Deco, and Mediterranean-inspired landmarks to the classical Mission-style villas strewn across the city and the region as a whole. Santa Monica, California | Marc Noah, Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage This inviting 1924 residence exemplifies a quintessential Southern California aesthetic, combining bespoke modern flair, fixtures, and finishes with such de rigueur Mission- and Spanish Colonial–style elements as earthy barrel-tiled roofing, graceful archways, warm terra-cotta flooring, vibrant tile accents, and the crisp contrast of white plaster walls and handsome, deeply hued ceiling beams and other woodwork. Continue reading Inside a Quintessential Southern California Villa at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

No Membership Required: 3 Homes Designed for Healthy Living

Luxurious properties with top-tier fitness equipment, invigorating swimming pools, and private sports courts make it easy to stick to a daily wellness routine without leaving home. Meadowcroft Manor Leslie McElwreath, Patte Nusbaum  | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage On 2.2 acres on a prestigious Greenwich lane, this stately, stylish residence has been renovated to the highest of standards. In addition to seven bedroom suites, it offers formal living and dining rooms, a wood-paneled library, a chef’s kitchen, a media room with a bar and a wine cellar, and two family rooms. Continue reading No Membership Required: 3 Homes Designed for Healthy Living at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury real Estate Headlines: Third Week in January 2024

Los Angeles, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage The Golden Globe winner renovated the Spanish-style house in Westwood after purchasing it for $2.3 million in 2019. Poor Things’ Actress Emma Stone Lists L.A. Home for $3.995M – The Wall Street Journal This $2.4M Maryland Midcentury Comes With Two Pools – Dwell A Palm Springs Home Designed by Two Greats of the Midcentury Era Hits the Market for the First Time Ever – Robb Report A Compound Along the Coast of Corfu Hits the Market – Cottages & Gardens Sacramento’s Fab Forties Neighborhood Is ‘Bulletproof’ From Market Swings – Mansion Global This $12.5M Arizona mansion comes with a fully functional hockey rink – The New York Post Top celebrity home sales for 2023 exceed expectations – Elite Agent Rhode Island’s Spectacular Spindrift Mansion Is a $10M Oceanfront Dream – Realtor.com $1.1 Million Homes in California – The New York Times An Oasis in Cotuit: Beautiful Home Offers Large Yard in Quiet Neighborhood at $1.299M – Cape Cod Times Top Celebrity Home Sales for 2023 Exceed Expectations – Elite Agent Houston’s Highest-Priced Homes Sold Last Month Include a 20-Acre English Manor – Houston Chronicle Desert home for sale in Arizona comes with its own ice rink — and people are stunned – Yahoo! Continue reading Luxury real Estate Headlines: Third Week in January 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

At Auction: La Dune, an Iconic Oceanfront Estate

At auction This property offers the rare opportunity to own one of the most iconic oceanfront estates in the prestigious Hamptons. The stunning compound has two residences, over 400 feet of bulkhead beachfront, and palatial grounds, with direct access to the beach. Both houses were built in the classic Southampton style, the main house in the early 1900s and the second house in the 2000s.  Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions With a combined 21,000 square feet of living and entertaining space, including a home theater, billiards room, fitness room, and staff quarters, this luxury estate is the perfect place to entertain all year. Continue reading At Auction: La Dune, an Iconic Oceanfront Estate at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Why Buyers Are Turning to Homes with Dopamine-Inducing Decor

Jason Friedman and Ruby Friedman – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Dopamine increases your happiness, alertness, concentration, and motivation. The best part? With the right stimulus, your brain manufactures it for you. That’s why dopamine decor has become such a popular and powerful aesthetic when furnishing the home. Following the trend of “dopamine dressing” in fashion—where colors and textures can help activate the “feel-good neurotransmitter” in the brain—dopamine decor approaches interior design with a similar intention of galvanizing the mind’s intrinsic reward centers, and generating continuous feedbacks loops of joy, interest, comfort, and pleasure. Continue reading Why Buyers Are Turning to Homes with Dopamine-Inducing Decor at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New Development Spotlight: Residences at Salamander in Middleburg, Virginia

Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought after locations, explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network. Middleburg, Virginia | TTR Sotheby’s International Realty Nestled in the heart of horse and wine country, Residences at Salamander offers luxury, turnkey living in historic Middleburg, Virginia. The curated collection of estate homes is set within the grounds and rolling hills of the acclaimed Forbes Five-Star status Salamander Resort & Spa. Continue reading New Development Spotlight: Residences at Salamander in Middleburg, Virginia at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

4 Home Theaters That Steal the Show

Boasting carefully chosen lighting, top-tier sound systems, and comfortable seating, these home theaters allow for the celebration of cinema in cozy seclusion. Brook Hollow Farm Fran Ehrlich | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage This stately 1920s manor, a pool, a tennis court, delightful gardens, and various outbuildings occupy 47.85 verdant acres in a prestigious area of New York’s Westchester County, some 50 miles outside Manhattan. Continue reading 4 Home Theaters That Steal the Show at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in January 2024

Palm Springs, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Asking $8.75 million, the property contains its original furniture, which can be purchased separately. Midcentury Modern Home in Palm Springs Lists for the First Time in 65 Years – The Wall Street Journal Live Out Your ‘Yellowstone’ Fantasy at This $31M Log Cabin Estate – Robb Report This $30M Property in New York Comes With a Bevy of Wellness Amenities – Robb Report $2,400 Per Square Foot: Welcome to New York’s Priciest Neighborhood – The Wall Street Journal $3.1M Marvel: Glass-Walled, Midcentury Manse in Houston Reflects Serious Interest – Realtor.com What to Know Before Buying a Home in Vermont’s Booming Real Estate Market – Galerie Here’s What Luxury Buyers Want in a Home in 2024, According to a New Report – Robb Report $3M Homes in California – The New York Times A Bungalow by the Beach in Sandwich: Renovated Gem with Roof Deck at $839 – Cape Cod Times The 10 Most Expensive Hamptons Home Sales of 2023 – Behind the Hedges Mountain home comes with a ‘suspended glass bottom pool’ — and is for sale in Colorado – Yahoo! Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in January 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

7 Wellness Homes for the New Year

Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage For many people, the start of a new year marks a renewed commitment to health and fitness. Keeping up with a regular wellness routine is a breeze when you have top-notch spa amenities, private pools, saunas, and sports courts right at home, just a few steps away. Telluride, Colorado LIV Sotheby’s International Realty Nestled on a hillside with photo-worthy views of Telluride’s iconic Bridal Veil Falls, this contemporary home offers a yoga room with floor-to-ceiling box canyon views. Continue reading 7 Wellness Homes for the New Year at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

2024 Luxury Outlook Report Reveals Affluent Home Seekers Expanding Reaches and Sustainability Is Top of Mind

Sotheby’s International Realty Releases 2024 Luxury Outlook Report Uncovering New Hot Spots for Global Investment, International Destinations With Enticing Tax Incentives, and How Cities and Suburbs Continue to Fare Post-Pandemic Today, Sotheby’s International Realty published its 2024 Luxury Outlook report, a comprehensive exploration into high-end real estate markets across the globe. Following several years of residential real estate frenzy, the report reveals that buyers have begun to acclimate to a new normal of higher interest rates, with high-end home seekers expanding their reaches to more parts of the world with Australia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey poised for growth. Continue reading 2024 Luxury Outlook Report Reveals Affluent Home Seekers Expanding Reaches and Sustainability Is Top of Mind at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Quintessential Beverly Hills Aerie

Mere mention of the zip code 90210 has long signified prosperity and luxury—if not because the Beverly Hills area was home to such golden age luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks, Rudolph Valentino, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Ray Charles, then due to the acclaim of the eponymous 1990s teen drama, which cemented those digits in the pop culture lexicon. Homes within the city limits themselves and within the area known as Beverly Hills Post Office have long been desirable, with generally larger estate sites providing superior views and seclusion. Continue reading Inside a Quintessential Beverly Hills Aerie at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

4 Living Rooms Perfect for Hosting an Award-Winning Viewing Party

Honey Deylami – Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty The start of a new year is usually associated with the beginning of new adventures. But in the media and entertainment business, a new year marks an opportunity to reflect on recent triumphs. The entertainment of the past 12 months has been parsed and praised, and the only thing left to do is definitively decide which are worthy of the industry’s biggest awards. Continue reading 4 Living Rooms Perfect for Hosting an Award-Winning Viewing Party at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

A Recipe for Style: 4 Homes with Fabulous Kitchens

Whether in the heart of Manhattan or in the historic district of Santa Fe, these impeccable kitchens offer an impressive blend of functionality, comfort, and style. A River Oaks Classic Walter Bering | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty On one of the most sought-after streets in Houston, this stately 1939 residence has been painstakingly, stylishly renovated to serve as a chic setting for sophisticated living and entertaining. Continue reading A Recipe for Style: 4 Homes with Fabulous Kitchens at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in January 2024

London, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty The property includes the first two floors of the building and two levels below grade, one with a walkout terrace and the other with a skylight. A London Apartment Near Harrods Lists for Over $63M – The Wall Street Journal Two Penthouses Atop New York’s Plaza Hotel Hit the Market for a Combined $70 Million – Robb Report $825,000 Homes in South Carolina, Oregon and Pennsylvania – The New York Times This $2.5M Home by Frank Lloyd Wright Jr. Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in January 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New and Notable Homes for Sale Over $4 Million: January 2024

From a splendid villa in Tamarin, Mauritius, to a historic estate in Monte San Savino, Italy, these are this month’s five featured notable properties for sale over US$4 Million. Monte San Savino, Italy Italy Sotheby’s International Realty This meticulously restored farmhouse, likely built in 1785 and expanded over the years, preserves classic Tuscan architectural features in two separate living spaces. The villa, once stables, offers spacious family-friendly living spaces on the ground floor, including a kitchen, dining room, laundry room, and a pantry with underfloor heating. Continue reading New and Notable Homes for Sale Over $4 Million: January 2024 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Sotheby’s International Realty Opens Office in Anguilla

Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty. The addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the Caribbean and its 31st office in the region.   Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty, based on the West End, will serve the entire island and is owned by Lesley Reed and Harrison Drouin-Reed who have a combined 40 plus years of real estate experience. Reed and Drouin-Reed also lead St. Martin Sotheby’s International Realty, the premier real estate, vacation rental, and property management firm on the island of St. Continue reading Sotheby’s International Realty Opens Office in Anguilla at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

5 Bathrooms with Stunning Marble Features

Kylie Stewart- New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty There are certain aspects of a luxury home that are so classic and timeless, they’ve become shorthand for opulence. The marble bathroom is one of them. When embellished with marble, an ensuite instantly and intuitively conjures an impression of quality, radiance, and relaxation. And through floors and tiles, or tubs and countertops, there are many creative ways to feature this material and magnify the statement it makes. Continue reading 5 Bathrooms with Stunning Marble Features at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Sipping in Style: Four Homes with Cocktail Bars

In desirable settings from East Coast to West, these distinctive, well-appointed home bars prove that the best spot for a festive nightcap is often home sweet home. Sophisticated Style in Santa Fe Tara Earley, Cathy Griffith, Ricky Allen | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage Overlooking the rolling fairways of a Jack Nicklaus–designed golf course in Santa Fe’s exclusive Las Campanas community, this custom estate—a 4,296-square-foot two-bedroom main residence and a two-bedroom guesthouse—combines soft contemporary style with the inherent welcoming warmth of the Southwest. Continue reading Sipping in Style: Four Homes with Cocktail Bars at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside Two Penthouses at the Plaza

As any traveling businessperson or seasoned globetrotter knows, Manhattan is strewn with hotels, many of them glamorous and highly esteemed. None, however, can hold a proverbial candle to the Plaza, whose silhouette alone is recognizable to esteemed executives, royalty—both heads of state and the Hollywood variety—and Eloise fans young and old. This historic landmark was designed in the early 20th century by architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh and, following a three-year renovation begun in 2005, it remains as opulent, elegant, and illustrious as the day it welcomed its first guests. Continue reading Inside Two Penthouses at the Plaza at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: An Extraordinary Modern Beach Residence in Sarasota, Florida

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Year in Review: Luxury Home Highlights from 2023

Joseph Barbieri – Sotheby’s International Realty Greenwich Brokerage What constitutes a luxury home? There was no singular answer to that question in 2023, as every month produced a pageant of some of the most exemplary and visionary properties on earth. Some are chic and innovative, featuring the latest technology and forward-thinking approaches to indoor-outdoor living. Others celebrate classical prestige, paying homage to stately nobility and long-standing traditions. Continue reading Year in Review: Luxury Home Highlights from 2023 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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