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Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Georgia

Sotheby’s International Realty announced its expanding presence in the state of Georgia with the opening of Mountain Sotheby’s International Realty in Blue Ridge. The addition marks the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s eighth affiliated office in the state. The office is owned by David Boehmig, president and CEO, and Jenny Pruitt, executive chairman, of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. The new location will be led by Lisa Johnson, executive vice president and managing broker, and will service the entire North Georgia mountain market. Continue reading Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Georgia at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Spectacular Villa in Koh Samui, Thailand

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Koh Samui, Thailand | List Sotheby’s International Realty This villa is the jewel in the crown of Koh Samui. Perched at the very top of the estate and commanding complete 360-degree views, this architectural marvel is one of the most spectacular homes on the island. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Spectacular Villa in Koh Samui, Thailand at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside the Heritage School Vineyard Estate

On a particular gently sloping hillside in the heart of California wine country, a teacher may once have stood in front of a group of teenage boys impressing upon them the need to read poetry, to make their lives extraordinary, and to seize the day. Carved from the campus of the former private Heritage School for Boys, this 48-acre emerald estate certainly continues to encourage anyone who strolls among its greenery to carpe diem. Continue reading Inside the Heritage School Vineyard Estate at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Significant Sales: August 2022 Highlights

From a US $33M sale in Beverly Hills, California, to a US $25M sale in Golden Beach, Florida, here are August 2022’s five highlighted sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty® global network. Beverly Hills, California  Victoria Risko | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, US $33,200,000 Golden Beach, Florida Inga Boutboul | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, US $25,000,000 Queenstown, New Zealand David Penrose | New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, NZD $5,450,000 La Paz, Mexico Johanna Higuera & Carlos Gonzalez | Los Cabos Sotheby’s International Realty, Price Undisclosed St. Continue reading Significant Sales: August 2022 Highlights at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Significant Sales: August 2022 Highlights

From a US $33M sale in Beverly Hills, California, to a US $25M sale in Golden Beach, Florida, here are August 2022’s five highlighted sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty® global network. Beverly Hills, California  Victoria Risko | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, US $33,200,000 Golden Beach, Florida Inga Boutboul | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, US $25,000,000 Queensland, New Zealand David Penrose | New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty, NZD $5,450,000 La Paz, Mexico Johanna Higuera & Carlos Gonzalez | Los Cabos Sotheby’s International Realty, Price Undisclosed St. Continue reading Significant Sales: August 2022 Highlights at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Bound to Impress: Five Handsome Home Libraries

Few things compare to the experience of turning the pages of a good book. In homes from New York to California, these four libraries are ideal for displaying and enjoying a collection of treasured volumes. Sophisticated Riverside Loft Debbie Korb | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage Walls of windows and plentiful skylights admit floods of sunlight and enviable views in this full-floor penthouse loft in one of Tribeca’s most desirable cooperative buildings. Continue reading Bound to Impress: Five Handsome Home Libraries at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Open House | Inside a Beautifully Restored 100-Year-Old Home

Monique Badun and Kim Craig – Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Vancouver, perched on the precipice of the Pacific Ocean on Canada’s west coast, is widely considered to be one of the world’s most picturesque cities. With mist-capped mountains to the north, windswept archipelagos to the west, and remarkable temperate rainforests spread throughout, the city boasts a natural beauty. This mansion in the renowned Shaughnessy neighborhood is located in an area of the city known for majestic old trees, vast properties, and rarified privacy, and it’s also in close proximity to the vibrant South Granville area and the downtown peninsula. Continue reading Open House | Inside a Beautifully Restored 100-Year-Old Home at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: An Exquisitely Appointed Home in Highland Park, Texas

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Highland Park, Texas | Ralph Randall, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Situated at an Old Highland Park address inviting to the most discerning of buyers, this home was constructed in 2005 by Gilbert Homes. Warm rich interiors introduced by a central foyer and five living areas including a great room, a paneled den, a private home office, and a keeping room, provide ample space for entertaining and relaxation. Continue reading Video of the Week: An Exquisitely Appointed Home in Highland Park, Texas at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Chic Waterfront Escape on Cape Cod

For those in the know, the timeless coastal village of Osterville has long been a destination for living the quintessential Cape Cod life. Denizens of its shady, breezy lanes and enduring shingled homes enjoy a charming Main Street, fashionable shops, intriguing galleries, fine restaurants, and the amenities of two country clubs. This timeless 5,400-square-foot residence on the shore of North Bay is a luxurious “home base” for reveling in all that the area offers—including the waters of Nantucket Sound, over which its rare deepwater dock extends. Continue reading Inside a Chic Waterfront Escape on Cape Cod at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

A First Look at the Treasures Housed in One of Paris’ Most Historic Buildings

The Hôtel Lambert, known as one of the most beautiful private residences in the city, was built and decorated in the early 1640s by the giants of arts and architecture who were the masterminds behind Versailles. Following a landmark restoration, this jewel in Paris’ crown houses one of the finest private collections of decorative arts ever assembled. The selection from Hôtel Lambert to be offered at Sotheby’s was chosen with a particular emphasis on provenance, craftsmanship, and relevance to the heritage of the home. Continue reading A First Look at the Treasures Housed in One of Paris’ Most Historic Buildings at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Tile Trends: 4 Homes with Unique Tilework

Few things can transform a bath like a dazzling display of tile. Featuring striking details and vibrant hues, the tile in these four unique baths—in homes from the Northeast to the Southwest—are sure to make a splash. Lincoln Square Luxury Serena Boardman | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage High above Manhattan, this chic condominium home in one of the city’s most sought-after residential buildings has been renovated with impeccable attention to detail. Continue reading Tile Trends: 4 Homes with Unique Tilework at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Tile Trends: 4 Homes with Unique Tilework

Few things can transform a bath like a dazzling display of tile. Featuring striking details and vibrant hues, the tile in these four unique baths—in homes from the Northeast to the Southwest—are sure to make a splash. Lincoln Park Luxury Serena Boardman | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage High above Manhattan, this chic condominium home in one of the city’s most sought-after residential buildings has been renovated with impeccable attention to detail. Continue reading Tile Trends: 4 Homes with Unique Tilework at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in September 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. San Francisco, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage The 7-bedroom, nearly 8,000-square-foot house, with its bay windows and delicate Italianate details, was built around 1900. Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Away’s Jen Rubio List SF Victorian – Wall Street Journal Which island is best for your dream Hawaiian holiday home? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in September 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

5 Timeless Features That Never Go Out of Style

For any form of design—architectural, industrial, interior, fashion—the word “timeless” should never be used thoughtlessly. A look can only be considered truly timeless if it continues to inspire, century after century, without passing into the passé.  Only a small selection of styles achieve this, so when choosing a property, or choosing how to present a property, it’s always wise to focus on those few that do. Five areas that deserve heightened attention include indoor and outdoor living spaces, the kitchen and bathroom, and the overall curb appeal of the home. Continue reading 5 Timeless Features That Never Go Out of Style at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A One-of-a Kind Home on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  San Francisco, California |Mary Lou Castellanos, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage The epitome of sleek, sophisticated contemporary architecture, this captivating three-bedroom residence is built on a slope on the highest hill in the coveted neighborhood of Telegraph Hill. Designed by local architectural luminary Lewis Butler, it is the result of a painstaking decade-long development, which resulted in four levels of serene private quarters and stylish living and entertaining spaces that enjoy some of the finest views in the city. Continue reading Video of the Week: A One-of-a Kind Home on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Majestic Refuge in Blackhawk

Northern California’s exclusive Blackhawk community was named for an Irish racehorse owned by the family of its founder, Ansel Mills Easton. Although not known today as an equestrian destination, it has attracted thoroughbreds of another sort—executives, entrepreneurs, business professionals, and athletic and media luminaries. This majestic 4.9-acre estate—a residence of some 10,775 square feet, a guesthouse, and impressive outdoor amenities—occupies a perfect perch in this prestigious place, a spot nestled among the rolling golden Mt. Continue reading Inside a Majestic Refuge in Blackhawk at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New Development Spotlight: Muda Reserve – Quintas da Aldeia Comporta – Muda, Comporta, Portugal

Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought-after locations, let’s explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network. Santa Margarida da Serra, Portugal | Portugal Sotheby’s International Realty Quintas da Aldeia is a new lifestyle concept that combines countryside and beach, with all the comfort and security of modern life. This residential project is built around the future Aldeia da Muda – a new village inspired by the traditional architecture of the Alentejo – and will benefit from all its infrastructures: church, sports fields, playground, grocery shopping, a small supermarket, a restaurant, and a newspaper stand for the sale of newspapers and magazines. Continue reading New Development Spotlight: Muda Reserve – Quintas da Aldeia Comporta – Muda, Comporta, Portugal at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Cooking with Color: 5 Homes with Colorful Kitchen Cabinetry

Like a shower of fresh herbs that enlivens almost any dish, the colorful kitchen cabinets in these five homes—from East Coast to West—really spice up their spaces. Chic Houston Aerie Carlo Chiocchio | Sotheby’s International Realty – Houston Brokerage High above Houston on the 18th floor of a coveted high-rise, this stylish condominium home enjoys sweeping vistas of downtown and the River Oaks neighborhood. It offers three bedrooms; two balconies; a chic open living and dining room with a fireplace, a wet bar, and walls of glass; and a streamlined kitchen with an island, top-caliber stainless-steel appliances, and sleek, striking red cabinetry. Continue reading Cooking with Color: 5 Homes with Colorful Kitchen Cabinetry at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Modern Mountain Home in St. Helena, California

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  St. Helena, California | Carole Sauers, Healdsburg Sotheby’s International Realty A modern statement in luxury and design. Architect Regan Bice sited this masterpiece to take advantage of 360-degree views which include Spring Mountain’s vineyards, the Napa Valley floor, Mt. Diablo, and Mt. St. Helena. The main residence enjoys three en-suite bedrooms, and a media room with hidden bunk beds. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Modern Mountain Home in St. Helena, California at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside Palm Beach’s Clarendon Estate

A familiar verdant sight along the storied thoroughfares of Palm Beach, tall manicured hedges ring the perimeter of this magnificent property just steps from the town’s waterfront. Within those confines is an enviable estate comprising two oversized lots—one of which is dedicated to a formal jardín that reflects the influence of classically designed gardens the world over. The other parcel plays host to a refined Mediterranean-inspired residence, a guesthouse, a dance pavilion, and a dazzling swimming pool and spa. Continue reading Inside Palm Beach’s Clarendon Estate at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New And Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $2M | September 2022

From a lakefront estate in Germany to a sought-after residence in San Francisco, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $2 million. Utting Am Ammersee, Germany Amei Schlagintweit | Munich Sotheby’s International Realty The beautiful property borders directly on the Ammersee with private lake access, a private jetty, and magnificent views. San Francisco, California Gregg Lynn | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage Designed by Joseph Esherick in the style of the First Bay Area Tradition to complement the surrounding homes by Willis Polk, The Hermitage at 1020 Vallejo is acclaimed for its emphasis on craftsmanship, volume, form, and asymmetry. Continue reading New And Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $2M | September 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Home Court Advantage: 4 Homes with Private Tennis Courts

Accompanying impressive estates in alluring locations from West Coast to East are lively tennis courts that will win everyone over—game, set, and match. Paramount Ranch Estate Christine Costello | Sotheby’s International Realty – Pacific Palisades Brokerage In exclusive gated Paramount Ranch Estates, this impressive equestrian estate occupies more than 10 lush acres and offers every necessity for the horse lover. The 5,488-square-foot residence at the heart of it all is has a fluid, effortless floor plan and walls of glass that overlook and open to an outdoor oasis: a covered porch, a patio area with a fire pit, an inviting pool, a vine-draped grilling and dining pergola, a pool house, and a private tennis court. Continue reading Home Court Advantage: 4 Homes with Private Tennis Courts at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in September 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Sagaponack, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage The more than 4-acre property has three houses, ample space for a pool and a tennis court. A Historic Compound in the Hamptons Hits the Market for $21.5 Million – Mansion Global This Over-the-Top Log Cabin in Montana Just Hit the Market for $17 Million – Robb Report A Rural Town on Martha’s Vineyard Is Home to New England’s Priciest Properties – Wall Street Journal Home of the Week: Fly in, fly out in Falmouth – Boston Globe On the Market in New York City – New York Times This Home in Shadyside Was Designed by Architect John Staub – Houston Chronicle $2.6 Million Homes in California – New York Times Family Ranch of the Late Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Back on the Market for $2.85 Million – Mansion Global Five of the world’s best homes with literary connections – Financial Times $650,000 Homes in Georgia, Massachusetts and Wisconsin – New York Times A Brutalist Home Designed to Stand Above Rising Sea Levels Surfaces in Miami Beach – Dwell A restored mid-century modern NJ home designed by prefab pioneer Carl Koch lists for $1.5M – 6sqft Mamma Mia! Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in September 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Return to Nature | Sustainable Design is Back in a Big Way

Luxurious living and good ecological stewardship aren’t mutually exclusive. In fact, many of the most prominent, desirable, and aesthetically pleasing design trends are focused on building sustainable spaces. These trends span architecture, infrastructure and industrial design, landscaping, and interior design and decor. Further reading reveals five integral themes brought compellingly to life. Melding With the Landscape in More Ways Than One Raj Kumar – Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty The finest eco-friendly homes have always complemented their surroundings, with colors, textures, and materials that seem to emerge organically. Continue reading Return to Nature | Sustainable Design is Back in a Big Way at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Masterclass in Luxury in British Columbia, Canada

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  Penticton, British Columbia, Canada | Nathan Flavel and Natalie Walstrom, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Set along the shores of Okanagan Lake, at the foot of the Naramata Bench, 587 is a masterclass in luxury, lifestyle, and design innovation. Envisioned as a modern castle, this 3-floor masterpiece is a place to enjoy life without compromise. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Masterclass in Luxury in British Columbia, Canada at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Meticulous Coastal Cottage in Sag Harbor

Anyone strolling along the historic lanes of Sag Harbor might spy this charming residence on Glover Street and assume its provenance aligns with that of its neighbors—homes of sailors, captains, whalers, and sea merchants, many of which were created by Benjamin Glover, the beloved 19th-century master builder-carpenter for whom the thoroughfare itself is named. In fact, though, this impeccably crafted three-bedroom “cottage” was designed and built in 2017 by Steven Gambrel—a New York–based designer whose refined interiors display a knowledge and love of both history and aesthetics. Continue reading Inside a Meticulous Coastal Cottage in Sag Harbor at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Home Away from Home: 4 Rentals for the End of Summer

From a California compound to a chic East Coast beach house, these four properties are perfect places to celebrate what Thoreau called “the glistening autumnal side of summer.” Magnificent Malibu Compound Shen Schulz | Sotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage Steps from Broad Beach, this majestic compound is one of the most luxurious properties in Malibu. It offers open-concept living areas opening to decks for effortless entertaining, a chef’s kitchen, a theater, a circular primary suite with retractable doors giving way to a sundeck, three guest suites, and every imaginable amenity. Continue reading Home Away from Home: 4 Rentals for the End of Summer at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in August 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Yorke, Maine | Anne Erwin Sotheby’s International Realty Dubbed the Shorehouse, the estate features a pool and pool house, plus ocean views. Custom-Built Coastal Maine Mansion Lists for Nearly $10.5 Million – Mansion Global A Slanted Home Clad in Charred Wood Asks $2.3M in Upstate New York – Dwell Open House NYC: Sunny Design – NBC 6 inviting homes in Salt Lake City – The Week For $2.65M, own a piece of the historic NJ estate built by the owners of Macy’s – 6sqft Love All: 11 Outstanding American Estates With Their Own Tennis Courts – Robb Report $800,000 Homes in Oklahoma, New Jersey and Florida – New York Times An Elaborately Landscaped Modern Farmhouse on the Outskirts of India’s Capital of New Delhi – Mansion Global On the Market: A Lavish Private Oasis Tucked Away in Osterville – Boston Magazine The real Selling the OC — meet the Brits living the California dream – The Times Homeowners Center Themselves With Charming Courtyards – Wall Street Journal $1.5 Million Homes in California – New York Times For Investors or Second-Home Buyers, It’s Not Too Early to Consider Your Ski Getaway – Mansion Global Literal Castle In Michigan Has Moat, Drawbridge, Pub and More – Patch Chris Poore returns to Sotheby’s International Realty after stint at Brown Harris Stevens – Inman Roundtable: How Real Estate Agents Spend Summer in the Hamptons – Behind The Hedges Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in August 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

5 Perfect Poolside Patios for Your Next Summer Party

Like a star, the summer season shines brighter and hotter as it nears its denouement—and as the weather heats up, so do the outdoor parties. But not all celebrations are alike: some ignite noisy revelry, while others invoke quiet reverie. That’s why it’s important to have a property, and a scenic poolside patio, that complements the company you want to keep. Here are five fabulous homes to inspire your future festivities. A Pastoral Landscape Steeped in Tradition Alexander Stehle – Hamburg Sotheby’s International Realty Have you ever looked at paintings from bygone eras, with nobility and gentry gathered in the grand gardens of esteemed estates, and felt a pang of nostalgia for the elegant whimsy of the past? Continue reading 5 Perfect Poolside Patios for Your Next Summer Party at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Penthouse in the Storied Puck Building

Beginning in the late 19th-century, an ornate Rundbogenstil building in the northwest corner of Manhattan’s Nolita neighborhood served as home to a humor magazine called Puck, named for the mischievous, spirited sprite of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. The building adopted its own moniker from that publication, and thus, gilded mascots by sculptor Henry Baerer were erected on two of the Puck Building’s corners to serve as a reminder of its fun-loving namesake. New York, New York | The Stein Team, Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage Amusement is certainly the order of the day in this remarkable bespoke penthouse, fittingly designed by Fox-Nahem Associates, whose work Architectural Digest has called “daring … full of color, art, and whimsy.” The hallmark—an enviable rarity in scope and scale—is its multilevel idyllic terrace, lushly landscaped and decked in ipe wood and limestone pavers. Continue reading Inside a Penthouse in the Storied Puck Building at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Life of Luxury | The Brilliant Blue World of Porto Cervo

Marco Alberti – Italy Sotheby’s International Realty Six decades ago, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV was inspired as he surveyed the northeastern edge of the Italian island of Sardinia. On this enchanting expanse of the Costa Smeralda (the “Emerald Coast”), he would establish a resort town that would be recognized as the preeminent destination for the world’s wealthy and well-connected. Visionary European architects such as Michele Busiri Vici, Jacques and Savin Couëlle, and Luigi Vietti helped Aga Khan craft a signature style of Mediterranean villa across 5,000 hectares of rugged shoreline. Continue reading Life of Luxury | The Brilliant Blue World of Porto Cervo at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

An Accent on Style: 5 Homes with Eye-Catching Accent Walls

Whether they use bold colors, intriguing textures, or striking wallpaper, accent walls easily infuse a home with style and create a focal point for attention or art. Fabulous Florida Contemporary Patricia Mahaney & JB Edwards | Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage Nearly every space of this lofty six-bedroom contemporary residence in Palm Beach Gardens is exceptionally appointed. Both the living room and the family room have floor-to-ceiling windows, the streamlined kitchen is sure to please any cook, the theater is perfectly outfitted for an at-home cinematic experience, and the sophisticated dining room boasts wine storage, dazzling light fixtures, and a striking accent wall. Continue reading An Accent on Style: 5 Homes with Eye-Catching Accent Walls at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in August 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Middletown, Rhode Island | Tina Wiley, Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty A 19th-century, oceanfront Rhode Island estate has hit the market for the first time in 77 years, asking $25 million. More Than 140-Year -Old Rhode Island Estate Lists for $25M – Mansion Global Silicon Valley Tech Titans Have Helped Make Atherton One of the Country’s Richest ZIP Codes – The Wall Street Journal A $15.2M Lakefront Estate Shows that Minnesotan “Nice” Can Be Decadent Too – Robb Report A South Florida Contemporary with Plenty of Room for a 100-Foot Yacht – Mansion Global A Hamptons Farmhouse Hits the Market After More Than a Century – The Wall Street Journal $2M Homes in Tennessee, Texas and Maine – New York Times Perfect Mid-Century Simplicity, $2.2M – CA Home + Design Buying a Single-Family Home in Arlington is a Study in Patience – The Wall Street Journal Hot Property: 5 Homes for Sale in Edinburgh – Financial Times Part of New Jersey Farm Created by Family Who Owns Macy’s Lists for $2.65M – Mansion Global Polcano: Mexico City’s High End Housing Hub – Mansion Global Hot Property: Osterville Home Provides an Endless Summer – Boston Herald On the Market in New York City – New York Times Homes in Detroit – The Week $850K Homes in California – New York Times ICLV Panelists Dish on How to Cash in on a Housing Market Shift – Inman Horse Barn, Part of Tommy Hilfiger’s Greenwich Estate, Listed for $7M – Connecticut Post Houston’s Highest Priced Homes – Paper City Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in August 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Closets Fit For a Fashion Show

Despina Laou, Greece Sotheby’s International Realty There’s nothing quite like fashion to infuse everyday life with luxury. From your personal stock of garments, jewelry, handbags, shoes, and accessories, you can curate how you present yourself to the world. A walk-in closet or dressing room lets you peruse your entire wardrobe at leisure, and delight in the thoughtful process of putting together an assemblage that represents the true you. Here are four properties that feature particularly fabulous dressing spaces. Continue reading Closets Fit For a Fashion Show at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Magnificent Beachfront Estate in Kailua, Hawaii

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  Kailua, Hawaii | Scott Carvill, Carvill Sotheby’s International Realty Located on Kailua Beach and completed in 2012, this inspiring home was Designed by award-winning Gast Architects of San Francisco and awarded the LEED GOLD certification. The gated estate boasts 125 feet of beachfront and is convenient to Honolulu International Airport and the charming beach town of Kailua. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Magnificent Beachfront Estate in Kailua, Hawaii at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Modern Villa in Beverly Hills

The popular 1990s teen television drama may have made the 90210 U.S. Zip code recognizable to a wide global audience, but long before it was known by the real estate cognoscenti for its luxury and sophistication, and today it remains a signifier one of the world’s most illustrious and sought-after addresses. Tucked behind the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, this unique estate in that coveted neighborhood is on the market for the first time in three decades and represents a rare opportunity to own a home in these rarefied environs. Continue reading Inside a Modern Villa in Beverly Hills at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Michigan

Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty, signifying the brand’s continued growth in the state of Michigan. The addition marks the brand’s seventh office in the state. Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty is owned and operated by Dean Groulx and Wendy Groulx, who bring more than 60 years of collective experience to the company. Headquartered in the city of Elk Rapids, the office will serve the greater Traverse City area in Michigan including Alden, Bellaire, Elk Rapids, Elk Lake, Lake Leelanau, North Port, Suttons Bay, Torch Lake, and Traverse City. Continue reading Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Michigan at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

High and Mighty: 4 Homes with Dramatic Ceilings

From a Mediterranean manor on the water to a mountain-view contemporary in the high desert of Santa Fe, these homes feature ceilings that create spaces with eye-catching details and a touch of drama. Majestic Mediterranean Keith Vanderlaan & Michael Massraf | Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage Perched on 110 feet of water frontage, this four-bedroom villa is a bastion of modern Mediterranean grandeur. It begins with a dramatic foyer that gives way to a “grand room” with a fireplace, a wet bar, water views, and a magnificent coffered ceiling. Continue reading High and Mighty: 4 Homes with Dramatic Ceilings at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in August 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Serena Boardman | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage “As a decorator, our townhouse is like my laboratory,” muses Brandolini of her home of nearly 30 years. Interior Designer Muriel Brandolini’s Wonderfully Eclectic Longtime Townhouse – Cottages & Gardens Are beachside homes still a good investment? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in August 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in August 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Serena Boardman | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage Interior Designer Muriel Brandolini’s Wonderfully Eclectic Longtime Townhouse – Cottages & Gardens Are beachside homes still a good investment? – South China Morning Post Webber + Studio restore a 1960s midcentury home in Austin – The Spaces 6 charming homes in the Hudson Valley – The Week Can We All Just Pack Our Bags and Head to This Newly On-Market Grecian Slice of Paradise? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in August 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New Development Spotlight: Ascent at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona

Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought after locations, let’s explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network. Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Ascent is masterplanned and developed by Replay Destinations and a team of award-winning architects, interior designers, and landscape designers. The planned private residential community will sit at the foot of Camelback Mountain, overlooking the Phoenician Golf Club. Continue reading New Development Spotlight: Ascent at the Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: The Pinnacle Penthouse at The Woolworth Tower Residences in New York City

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  New York, New York | Joshua Judge, Stan Ponte, & Philip McCarthy, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage The Pinnacle Penthouse shall be delivered in designer ready white-box condition. The Pinnacle reaches 727-feet high and offers approximately 9,680 square-feet of interior space along with a private 408-square-foot observatory terrace. Continue reading Video of the Week: The Pinnacle Penthouse at The Woolworth Tower Residences in New York City at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside an Elegant Pacific Heights Condominium

With its luxurious, historic, often architecturally significant estates and dramatic vistas of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Heights has long been known as one of San Francisco’s most prestigious and coveted neighborhoods. This consummately chic condominium home—occupying a full floor of a refined building and replete with superior details and amenities—is perfectly at home in its location in the very heart of this rarefied, storied setting. San Francisco, California | Pattie Lawton, Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage The building’s façade—ornamented with dentil moldings and elaborate iron railings—hints and the Old World inspiration found within. Continue reading Inside an Elegant Pacific Heights Condominium at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New and Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $2M | August 2022

From an architectural masterpiece in Greece to a historic Victorian home in South Carolina, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $2 million. Cyclades, Greece Despina Laou | Greece Sotheby’s International Realty  A perfect fusion of style and functionality, the curved architectural design of Cronus is a modernist masterpiece, enjoying magnificent sea and mountain views across the island of Antiparos in the very heart of the Aegean sea. Continue reading New and Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $2M | August 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Dramatic Doorways: 5 Homes with Colorful Front Doors

Everyone wants to make a good first impression. From the Hamptons to Houston and beyond, these homes feature front doors that greet guests with doses of welcoming, eye-catching color. Welcoming Colonial in Greenwich Michele Klosson, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage On a quarter acre in the heart of Old Greenwich, this classic Colonial-style home offers five bedrooms, four full and one half baths, fluid light-filled spaces with honey-hued hardwood floors, a two-car garage, and a deck that overlooks the lush backyard. Continue reading Dramatic Doorways: 5 Homes with Colorful Front Doors at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Sip and Splash: 5 Homes with Outdoor Bars

It’s patio season! When the hottest venue is your private porch or poolside, every day is like a vacation, and summer seems endless. Unwinding with a sumptuous drink in hand and the sun arching overhead is a sensation and sentiment that knows no borders. So take a sojourn through the outdoor seating and dining arrangement at these five international properties—and while you’re at it, treat yourself to one of their favorite local cocktails. Continue reading Sip and Splash: 5 Homes with Outdoor Bars at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Modern Masterpiece on over 9 Acres in Park City, Utah

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  Park City, Utah | Abbi Lathrop Martz & Bill Ligety, Summit Sotheby’s International Realty Walls of Sage electrochromic glass capture unparalleled views of the ski slopes of Deer Valley and Park City, lights of Historic Main Street, Uinta Mountains, and Snyderville Basin. Sited on over nine mountaintop acres on the crest of Quarry Mountain, gated and bounded on two sides by protected open space, provide the ultimate in gated privacy. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Modern Masterpiece on over 9 Acres in Park City, Utah at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside Sofia Vergara’s Beverly Hills Home

Although known primarily for her Emmy-winning turn on American television, Colombian-born superstar Sofia Vergara has also brought her natural beauty and grace to her work as a producer, spokesperson, and philanthropist. This seven-bedroom Beverly Hills estate, which Vergara shares with her husband and fellow Hollywood luminary, Joe Manganiello, was built in 2006. The couple allied with L.A.-based interior designer Jennifer Bevan to remodel the residence in impeccable fashion, creating a home that reflects refinement and sophistication of its owners. Continue reading Inside Sofia Vergara’s Beverly Hills Home at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Australia

Sotheby’s International Realty today announced its expanding presence in Australia with the opening of the Byron Bay office in New South Wales. The addition marks the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s 11th affiliated office in Australia. The office is owned by Michael Pallier who is also managing director for Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty. The new location will be led by James McCowan and will operate as Byron Bay Sotheby’s International Realty. “With its stunning natural attractions and eclectic community, Byron Bay has become one of the world’s most famous coastal towns,” said Philip White, president and CEO, Sotheby’s International Realty. Continue reading Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Australia at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Mid Mod Mood: Three Timeless Midcentury Modern Homes

Fine examples of one of history’s most enduring architectural styles, these three homes feature clean simplicity, open floor plans, gentle organic forms and materials, and walls of glass linking their interiors with the outdoors. Tarzana Treasure Tarzana, California | Sue Walsmith, Sotheby’s International Realty – Calabasas Brokerage This four-bedroom midcentury modern home in Tarzana has been remarkably re-imagined. The iconic elements of midcentury design pervade it, from the custom four-foot-wide entry door to the ash-clad Tesla charging station. Continue reading Mid Mod Mood: Three Timeless Midcentury Modern Homes at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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