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The Lounge Life: Five Homes Ideal for Indoor-Outdoor Living

In desirable locales from East Hampton to San Francisco, these five homes are perfect for the long, lovely days of summer, blending spaces for enjoying the outdoors with easy access to interior comforts and conveniences. Sleek Modern Style in Sagaponack Beate V. Moore, Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage Designed by esteemed architect Steven Harris, this thoroughly modern farmhouse sits on 1.3 emerald acres just a block from the beach. Continue reading The Lounge Life: Five Homes Ideal for Indoor-Outdoor Living at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in May 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Marrakech, Morocco | David Monterin, Morocco Sotheby’s International Realty  Built at the centre of the Majorelle botanic garden, a one-hectare landscape of exotic plants and cacti, Majorelle’s creative retreat took on an electric hue that contrasted with the so-called ‘ochre city’ within the old walls, moments away. Own a historic villa next to Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech – The Spaces ‘The Conjuring’ House Summons $1.525 Million—a 27% Increase From Its Original Ask – Wall Street Journal 6 eye-catching homes from the 1960s – The Week ‘Floating Farmhouse’ in Upstate New York Asks $2.875 Million – Wall Street Journal The Connecticut estate where Mark Twain lived for the last 2 years of his life is listed for $3.9 million – Business Insider Should You Buy a House Based on a Virtual Property Viewing? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in May 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Open House | Dockside Living in the Berkshires

To live in the Berkshires is a privilege. To live in the Berkshires beside a pristine, 33-acre lake on a gated property is a rare gift, reserved only for the phenomenally lucky. Gladys Montgomery – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Exploring this lakefront compound, it’s clear there are few things more desirable than a home located steps away from a private deck, an exclusive dock, and a stretch of calm water. Continue reading Open House | Dockside Living in the Berkshires at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Secluded Modern Home in New Canaan, Connecticut

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  New Canaan, Connecticut | Fatou Niang, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty In Connecticut, a modern farmhouse meets SOHO loft. On 2.65 secluded acres at the end of a long tree-lined driveway sits this stunning modern/contemporary home. The stunning design features beautiful views of the outdoors from every floor-to ceiling window and every bedroom, carefully engineered materials and energy-saving components throughout, and skylights throughout. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Secluded Modern Home in New Canaan, Connecticut at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Versace-Curated Palazzo in Manhattan

Haute couture icon Gianni Versace was renowned for his use of vivid colors, bold prints, and a general reverence for luxurious classicism. In the 1980s, he expanded his empire to include housewares, furnishings, and textiles and eventually applied his talents to stage designs for operas, ballets, and other productions. Versace employed his skills from all these arenas in the curation of his own home, this grand six-level Baroque Italian palazzo one block from Central Park, which he purchased in 1995 and thoroughly redesigned—and which the current owners have meticulously maintained and restored. Continue reading Inside a Versace-Curated Palazzo in Manhattan at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Life of Luxury | The Endless Creativity of Cannes

It seems fitting that many of the most familiar landmarks of the Côte d’Azur were constructed during the Belle Époque (the “beautiful epoch”). Opulent buildings colored white and cream stand as mementoes of a Golden Age of European art and science.  You can find spectacular examples of this in Cannes—like the Hôtel de Ville, completed between 1876 and 1877, as well as this gorgeous manor built just a few years later, in 1880. Continue reading Life of Luxury | The Endless Creativity of Cannes at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Compound Interest: 5 Private Estates

These stylish compounds—from California to Connecticut—are ideal private retreats perfect for swimming, stargazing, sports, or simply relaxing indoors and out. California Country Club Compound Lea Johnson, Sotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage This classic California compound enjoys a premier location in the gated North Ranch Country Club Estates of Westlake Village. The private approximately 3.16-acre grounds feature a dramatic single-story six-bedroom villa with an attached four-car garage, a generous motor court with a fountain, a large freestanding guesthouse, three swimming pools—one with a spa—a pool house, a playground, and lush manicured grounds with cascading waterfalls. Continue reading Compound Interest: 5 Private Estates at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Malibu, California | Eric Lavey, Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage The dreamy three-bedroom property is a perfect beach spot, painted bright white both inside and out. Emma Stone Is Listing Her Malibu Midcentury Modern Ranch for $4.3 Million – Architectural Digest 6 elegant homes in Vermont – The Week Plymouth winery and event center hits market at $7.2M – Sacramento Bee Nearly 40,000-Square-Foot Megamansion Outside Washington, D.C., Lists for $39 Million – Mansion Global $2.5 Million Homes in Illinois, the District of Columbia and Arizona – New York Times Hot property: five homes for sale in Brittany, France – Financial Times Interior designer Muriel Brandolini lists attractive UES townhouse for $9.5M – 6SQFT Buying a Dream Home? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Peaceful Retreat on Jack’s Point in Queenstown, New Zealand

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  Queenstown, New Zealand | Gerard Bligh & Hadley van Schaik, New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty  This single level, three bedroom, two bathroom home is set on an easy care elevated approximately 700-square-meter section within a peaceful enclave of Jack’s Point. Neighbouring reserve land, this handsome home offers an attractive exterior wall palette of stone and cedar and a metal roof, has excellent views and privacy. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Peaceful Retreat on Jack’s Point in Queenstown, New Zealand at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.


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Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class works of art since 1744. Sotheby’s became the first international auction house when it expanded from London to New York (1955), the first to conduct sales in Hong Kong (1973), India (1992) and France (2001), and the first international fine art auction house in China (2012). Today, Sotheby’s has a global network of 80 offices in 40 countries and presents auctions in 10 different salesrooms, including New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris.

Sotheby’s BidNow program also allows visitors to view all auctions live online and place bids from anywhere in the world. Sotheby’s offers collectors the resources of Sotheby’s Financial Services, the world’s only full-service art financing company, as well as the collection, artist, estate & foundation advisory services of its subsidiary, Art Agency, Partners. Sotheby’s presents private sale opportunities in more than 70 categories, including S|2, the gallery arm of Sotheby's Global Fine Art Division, and three retail businesses: Sotheby’s Wine, Sotheby’s Diamonds, and Sotheby’s Home, the online marketplace for interior design.

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The Lounge Life: Five Homes Ideal for Indoor-Outdoor Living

In desirable locales from East Hampton to San Francisco, these five homes are perfect for the long, lovely days of summer, blending spaces for enjoying the outdoors with easy access to interior comforts and conveniences. Sleek Modern Style in Sagaponack Beate V. Moore, Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage Designed by esteemed architect Steven Harris, this thoroughly modern farmhouse sits on 1.3 emerald acres just a block from the beach. Continue reading The Lounge Life: Five Homes Ideal for Indoor-Outdoor Living at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in May 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Marrakech, Morocco | David Monterin, Morocco Sotheby’s International Realty  Built at the centre of the Majorelle botanic garden, a one-hectare landscape of exotic plants and cacti, Majorelle’s creative retreat took on an electric hue that contrasted with the so-called ‘ochre city’ within the old walls, moments away. Own a historic villa next to Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech – The Spaces ‘The Conjuring’ House Summons $1.525 Million—a 27% Increase From Its Original Ask – Wall Street Journal 6 eye-catching homes from the 1960s – The Week ‘Floating Farmhouse’ in Upstate New York Asks $2.875 Million – Wall Street Journal The Connecticut estate where Mark Twain lived for the last 2 years of his life is listed for $3.9 million – Business Insider Should You Buy a House Based on a Virtual Property Viewing? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in May 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Open House | Dockside Living in the Berkshires

To live in the Berkshires is a privilege. To live in the Berkshires beside a pristine, 33-acre lake on a gated property is a rare gift, reserved only for the phenomenally lucky. Gladys Montgomery – William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Exploring this lakefront compound, it’s clear there are few things more desirable than a home located steps away from a private deck, an exclusive dock, and a stretch of calm water. Continue reading Open House | Dockside Living in the Berkshires at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Secluded Modern Home in New Canaan, Connecticut

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this week’s Video of the Week.  New Canaan, Connecticut | Fatou Niang, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty In Connecticut, a modern farmhouse meets SOHO loft. On 2.65 secluded acres at the end of a long tree-lined driveway sits this stunning modern/contemporary home. The stunning design features beautiful views of the outdoors from every floor-to ceiling window and every bedroom, carefully engineered materials and energy-saving components throughout, and skylights throughout. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Secluded Modern Home in New Canaan, Connecticut at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Versace-Curated Palazzo in Manhattan

Haute couture icon Gianni Versace was renowned for his use of vivid colors, bold prints, and a general reverence for luxurious classicism. In the 1980s, he expanded his empire to include housewares, furnishings, and textiles and eventually applied his talents to stage designs for operas, ballets, and other productions. Versace employed his skills from all these arenas in the curation of his own home, this grand six-level Baroque Italian palazzo one block from Central Park, which he purchased in 1995 and thoroughly redesigned—and which the current owners have meticulously maintained and restored. Continue reading Inside a Versace-Curated Palazzo in Manhattan at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Life of Luxury | The Endless Creativity of Cannes

It seems fitting that many of the most familiar landmarks of the Côte d’Azur were constructed during the Belle Époque (the “beautiful epoch”). Opulent buildings colored white and cream stand as mementoes of a Golden Age of European art and science.  You can find spectacular examples of this in Cannes—like the Hôtel de Ville, completed between 1876 and 1877, as well as this gorgeous manor built just a few years later, in 1880. Continue reading Life of Luxury | The Endless Creativity of Cannes at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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