Posted on October 27, 2016
From a prestigious estate in California, to a sacred sprawling ranch in Hawaii, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Canada, St. Barthelemy, Taiwan and Mallorca.
$34,928,200 USD | California, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage
Old Bel Air’s most prestigious East Gate location directly overlooking the renowned Bel-Air Country Club and situated on approximately one-and-a-half at acres, sits this glorious, gated and private compound. Beyond the secluded and expansive driveway with circular motor court, rests this exquisite and elegant residence, impeccable, discerning and sophisticated in its design, with over 20,000 square-feet of grand interior living space, that seamlessly blends superior décor and appointments. This property is a major achievement in design and proportion, comprised of a formal dining room, inviting large scale entertaining; fabulous movie screening room; resort-like indoor spa and gym, exercise studio, billiard room, wine cellar, poolside interior cabana game room, and full guest apartment with private entrance.
$15,774,000 USD | California, USA | Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty
Successfully sold off-market in 64 days, the award winning, 7,654-square-foot craftsman designed home expresses a consistent theme of quality finishes and commitment to design detail to command a significant sales price for the Lake Tahoe market. The two-level, four-bedroom main residence is composed of weathered granite and reclaimed redwood and offers an additional full suite above the attached double garage. The great room and stunning designer kitchen blend elegance with relaxed Tahoe living. The design theme is carried through to the two-bedroom guest residence and custom boathouse that comfortably houses prized mahogany watercrafts or sport boats. Lush landscaped grounds and striking water features complete this lakefront gem.
$13,500,000 USD | Colorado, USA | Legacy Properties West Sotheby’s International Realty
This exquisite 1,769-acre ranch, with approximately one mile of improved La Plata River frontage, is one of the last large acreage ranches in the region. 15 minutes from historic downtown Durango, the property consists of several improvements, including a newly remodeled 6,780-square-foot, four-bedroom, four-bath main residence, a 1,100-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath guest home, a 2,400-square-foot stable with apartment and two large top-quality shops. Elevations range from 8,200 feet to 9,200 feet offering alpine vegetation and cooler summer temperatures, while avoiding severe winter extremes due to its proximity to the high desert. The ranch has several ponds and hay meadows and the fishery provides for great experiences along with exceptional elk hunting.
Noteworthy Sales From Around the World
Price Undisclosed | Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
Commissioned to design one of North America’s most important contemporary residences, esteemed firm Shim-Sutcliffe Architects was tasked in creating a residence centered around entertaining, hospitality, and festivity. 200 guests comfortably flow through the Integral House’s principal rooms; when guests enter the glass walled entry, passing by the front reflecting pool, they experience a sense of wonder. With every element custom designed and every millimeter carefully contemplated, the finest craftspeople from around the globe collaborated to create this iconic dwelling using the best materials imaginable. Over 17,000 square-feet of mesmerizing space comprises this home, all of which yields an utterly exquisite residence purposefully built around entertaining friends, family, and business connections.
TWD 170,800,000 | Taiwan | Taiwan Sotheby’s International Realty
Perfect for an ideal family retreat or scenic restaurant location, this roomy 1,921-square-foot villa resides on an expansive over 13,000-square-foot lot. Previously owned by an influential figure in the entertainment business for over half a century, this hilltop beauty offers an open layout and enjoys sweeping views of the Taipei metropolis, which is especially magnificent at night.