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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | March 2018

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From an inspiring, modern home in New Zealand to a grand, suburban estate in London, England, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

Queenstown, New Zealand | Julian Brown & Mark Harris – New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty

Meticulous planning during the construction of this home has resulted in a truly inspiring property, one that cannot help but impress. Precise attention to detail is evident throughout this significant home; from the moment of your arrival, the awe-inspiring, modern lines of the home’s striking exterior leave a lasting and powerful first impression.

Tribeca, New York | Laurie Silverman – Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

140 Franklin Street is situated on the highly coveted corner of Franklin and Varick Streets and is considered one of Tribeca’s most important landmarked loft buildings – an architectural masterpiece built in 1887. Designed by Albert Wagner, the architect of the famous Puck Building, with a lobby specially commissioned by world-renowned artist Sol LeWitt, this exquisite home offers two master suites, four additional bedrooms, four full-baths, a karaoke room, and powder room for guests.

Portofino, Italy | Barbara Fregonara – Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

Overlooking the beautiful Bay of Portofino, this villa is spread over multiple levels for a total surface of 750 square-meters, plus parkland of around 1,800 square-meters overlooking the sea. The property consists of large living room and dining room, kitchen and office, service area, three master suites with bathroom and wardrobe, studio, wellness area with indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, and fitness center.

San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico | Marco Ehrenberg & Jhoanna Higuera – Los Cabos Sotheby’s International Realty

Bahia Rocas is a 12,000-square-foot, nine-bedroom estate within the gated community of Villas Del Mar. Exceptional Spanish architecture meets modern comfort and features wrought-iron fixtures, intricate tile work and colorful linens, all reflecting the artisanal skill and vibrant spirit of Mexican design.

London, England | Aree Rand – United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty

This newly-built, 14,358-square-foot home is set on Ingram Avenue, a highly sought-after leafy road in Hampstead Garden Suburb, which is defined by absolute privacy by backing directly onto Turners Wood Bird Sanctuary. The property is within walking distance to Kenwood House as well as Hampstead Heath.

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Best of 2017 | Top 5 Destinations

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You clicked and we counted – this week we’ll take a look back at your favorite blogsvideos, destinations, and homes from sothebysrealty.com in 2017.

The Sotheby’s International Realty brand is a global presence; with offices in 69 countries, we showcase homes in the world’s most sought after locales. Here are the top five destination cities visited on sothebysrealty.com in 2017.

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK

A historic masterpiece of its time, the Crown Penthouse at 212 Fifth Avenue is in a class of its own and a trophy residence on Madison Square Park. Designed by Pembrooke and Ives and spanning three floors, with over 10,000 square-feet of living space, this residence is the epitome of New York City living.

Contact Brad IngallsMara Flash BlumKevin B. Brown, and Nikki Field for more information

LONDON, ENGLAND

This magnificent, contemporary house with private courtyard and staff accommodation in the heart of Chelsea features a state-of-the-art home theater, masterfully executed glass design, and enjoys close proximity to local shopping and restaurants.

Contact Shereen Malik for more information

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

“The Point” is the ultimate in traditional detail combined with modern finishes. Years in the making, this incredible estate in Los Angeles offers nine bedrooms and 14 baths. Public rooms include formal living room, wood-paneled library, family room overlooking pool, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room , screening room for 10 guests, billiards room, three bars, gym and wellness area.

Contact Barbara Boyle for more information

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

This bespoke villa boasts a spot in a truly special location with the best beachfront frontage available for a private residence in Dubai. The villa provides full ocean and skyline views back to the Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Marina. Its wide and private decks allow for complete privacy with lush garden surroundings.

Contact Leigh Williamson for more information

PARIS, FRANCE

This residence comprises two apartments with over 16-foot ceilings in the heart of Paris. Over 1,000 and 2,000 square-feet of living space in each, respectively, these apartments can be connected. Also featured are six maid’s rooms and two garages.

Contact Virginie de Saint Leger for more information

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Significant Sales | Volume II – Issue IV

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From a striking contemporary escape in Aspen, Colorado, to a waterfront penthouse in Maltathis issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United StatesDominican Republic, and Australia.

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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | September 2017

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From a sprawling historic ranch in Hawaii to a historic palazzo in Rome, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

Hawaii

$260,000,000 USD | Maunaloa, Hawaii | Carvill Sotheby’s International Realty

The Island of Molokai, central to the main Hawaiian Islands, has for generations been an oasis for Hawaiian royalty, tycoons and naturalists alike. Comprising approximately 55,575 acres and 35% of the island, Molokai Ranch is the most significant offering in the state of Hawaii. The successful new owner will be among the top five private landowners in the state.

California

$25,000,000 USD | Redondo Beach, California | Vista Sotheby’s International Realty

With over 62,000 square-feet of beachfront property on two parcels, this dramatic compound is almost impossible to duplicate. The main house comprises over 10,000 square-feet of exquisite living area, and the “companion house” has over 5,500 square-feet. Both homes are located behind gated entrances, both with direct access to the sand, a spectacular pool with spa, a private sand volleyball court, and a large yard. The views span from Palos Verdes through the beach cities, including the entire Santa Monica Bay.

Bahamas

$39,000,000 USD | Nassau, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Magnificent and one-of-a-kind, this grand 20,000-square-foot home is bespoke, sits on approximately one-and-one-half acres, with 246 linear feet of gorgeous sandy beach. Its southern border backs the 16th hole of the Ocean Club Estates Golf Course. This beachfront estate is equipped with resort-style amenities including an infinity-edged pool, pool deck, outdoor shower and professional tennis court with an air-conditioned pavilion.

New York

$34,950,000 USD | New York City, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

With 140 feet of Park Views on two levels, this incomparable Penthouse is one of the most significant to come to market; a renovation that took several years has transformed the home into an oasis above the Park. The Penthouse has a large terrace with a clear glass parapet wall on Central Park, spanning the entire 21st floor with access from magnificent French doors. The Penthouse offers approximately 3,974 square-feet of interior living 480 square-feet of terrace space.

Italy

Price Upon Request | Rome, Italy | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

Palazzo Sacchetti is a late Renaissance building among the most beautiful of Rome. Its construction was carried out in 1542 by Sangallo, the architect of Palazzo Farnese and coadjutor of Raffaello in the construction of St. Peter’s Basilica. Sangallo built it for himself, dedicating the last years of his life to make it the “perfect building.” In 1608, it was bought by the Archbishop of Naples, who built the chapel frescoed by Agostino Ciampelli. Later, in the second half of the 17th century It was purchased by the Marquis Sacchetti of Florence. Palazzo Sacchetti is a pearl in the heart of Rome; not surprisingly it has been used as a set for some scenes in the Oscar-winning film The Great Beauty, of which the eternal city is the real protagonist.

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Significant Sales – Best of Volume I

Posted on April 24, 2017

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From captivating waterfront retreats and soaring metropolitan penthouses, to vast, sprawling ranches and everything in between, many remarkable properties were featured in Volume I of Significant Sales. Here are five of the top homes from Significant Sales – Best of Volume I.

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Price Undisclosed | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Texas, USA

The largest sale in the history of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, The W.T. Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before o ered for sale in 165 years of ownership prior to this sale, the sprawling Ranch estate includes more than 535,000-contiguous acres spread over six North Texas counties, incorporating two main compounds, many homes and signi cant infra- structure, including a 65,000-square-foot Ranch o ce headquarters in nearby Vernon, Texas.

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$45,000,000 USD | HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty | California, USA

Twin Points is an over two-acre landmark oceanfront estate on the coast of Southern California. Majestically situated, its 1,400 lineal feet of waterfront include two massive landforms projecting into the ocean. Together, these “twin points” shelter the private cove that lies between. Atop the rock, magnificent gardens and lawns transform the site into a paradise. Behind its gates, improvements include a motor court, a Polynesian-themed main residence, and a guest house. A pool and terraces await repose. Meticulously kept, these elements complement the setting and subtly bring order to an environment directed to the out of doors. A private white sand cove further distinguishes the uniqueness of this estate and adjoins a man-made lagoon.

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$35,000,000 USD | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage | New York, USA

This stunning high oor apartment at 101 Central Park West between 70th and 71st Streets was impeccably renovated by Shelton, Mindel & Associates, featured in Architectural Digest and o ers the rare combination of contemporary living in a venerable pre-war co-op. Approximately 7,000 square-feet with more than ve bedrooms and boasting a vast expanse of 100 linear feet directly on the Park. The en lade of entertaining rooms includes a dramatic living room with wood burning replace, a wonderful dining room and a sun- ooded corner library with lovely views to the Midtown skyline.

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01-Damianos

$35,000,000 USD | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty | Bahamas

Located in the exclusive community of Lyford Cay this spectacular family home is on a fabulous beach in the most private and secure of settings. Los Pastores has a total of 12 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, ve dressing rooms, dining room, games room, TV room, study/library, family kitchen and commercial kitchen, a large wood paneled Plantation drawing room and elevator all on nearly three acres of private tropical landscaped grounds. Complete with spacious verandas and a beachfront Tiki bar with sundeck overlooking the sea and the over ow swimming pool, experience spectacular sunsets, morning swims or a jog on the beach all at your ngertips in a beautiful setting. Amenities include a gym, grass tennis court, sta accommodation, three-car garage and stand-by generator.

02-Turks & Caicos

$22,500,000 USD | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty | Turks & Caicos

Oliver’s Cove is perfectly positioned with nearly 800 feet of beach frontage on over six acres, including 357 feet of frontage for future expansion. Oliver’s Cove is the premier estate amongst only 12 private homes on this private island paradise. The Main House, with four bedrooms, ve-and-a-half bathrooms and 9,153-square-feet under roof boasts an in nity-edge pool set directly in the sand. The ultra-high quality interior is functional, elegant and exquisitely crafted, featuring approximately 20,000-square-feet of hand-troweled Venetian plaster walls and ceilings with aged, exposed wooden beams and hickory wood ooring throughout.

Discover all of the homes in our Best of Volume I issue of Significant Sales

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Sotheby’s Top 10 Significant Sales of 2015

From captivating waterfront retreats and soaring metropolitan penthouses, to vast, sprawling ranches and everything in between, many remarkable properties changed hands through our network during last year. Explore the Top 10 Significant Sales of 2015 below.

#10 – Florida

10-ONE 26.5m

$26,500,000 USD | Florida, USA | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

One of Ft. Lauderdale’s premiere trophy homes is positioned on three lots in the exclusive guard-gated Harborage Isle. Boasting wide Intracoastal and city views and a 505 foot of mega yacht dock, the incomparable estate offers six beds, seven baths, a six-car garage and over 17,000-square-feet. Other features and amenities include a rotunda entry, double staircase, elevator, beautiful marble, onyx and hardwood flooring, 24-foot windows, five fireplaces, wine room, bar, home theater, office and gym.

#09 – New York

$28,500,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Hampton Brokerage

Located in the prestigious Further Lane Farm compound, this 17,000-square-foot estate on nearly six gated acres features sweeping views over 41-acres of protected farm reserve, just minutes from the ocean. Designed by architect John Murray with interiors by noted decorator Victoria Hagan, the estate offers large light-filled open rooms featuring a big family room, kitchen, master suite plus nine additional bedrooms and a media/playroom A 60-foot pool with pool-house and a Har-Tru tennis court are always found on the compound.

#08 – New York

08-EastSide 30m

$30,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

History, elegance, and the conveniences of modern restoration converge in this magnificent home. Boasting unobstructed views down Fifth Avenue, Central Park, the midtown skyline and The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, this home’s 26 windows and custom detailing accentuate the graceful layout of the grand scale rooms. A Shelton, Mindel and Associates extensive three-year renovation, featured by Architectural Digest, only enhances this rare opportunity to live in one of Fifth Avenue’s most highly regarded buildings.

#07 – California

141 Tuscaloosa, Atherton

$31,000,000 USD | California, USA | Dreyfus Sotheby’s International Realty

This luxury estate is situated on two parcels totaling almost four acres. Spanning over 10,000 square feet, this gorgeous home incorporates grand-scale rooms including a foyer, formal living and dining rooms, media room with bar, family room and library. The personal accommodations consist of six bedroom suites and six-and-a-half baths including a ground-level in-law or au pair suite with eat-in kitchen. The elegant master suite has an adjoining office, luxurious master bath, walk-in closet and separate terrace.

#06 – Texas

06-BriggsFreeman 31m

Price Undisclosed | Texas, USA | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Once owned by legendary cattleman Charles Goodnight, known as the “father of the Texas Panhandle,” the Bitter Creek Ranch is almost 36,000 contiguous acres that was once the Mare Pasture of the famed JA Ranch. The JA Ranch in Palo Duro Canyon was the Panhandle’s first ranch and could have been used for a variety of income producing uses, but the new buyer plans to continue it as a large cattle operation. Located on Highway 70 in Donley and Hall counties, Bitter Creek is well known for its hunting with extensive quail, dove, turkey, whitetail and mule and excellent fishing can be found in the ranch’s two stocked ponds. The extensive improvements include several homes, hunting lodges and camps.

#05 – California

05-BeverlyHills 33m

$33,000,000 USD | California, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage

Hummingbird Nest Ranch, a world class facility on a 123-acre site, rests inside thousands of acres of Santa Susana mountains parkland. As of June 2014, commercial approval by the city of Simi Valley for a 226 keys hotel, wellness center, fitness/recovery, conference center and 46 new houses was granted. Existing are 16 guest houses, totaling 57 bedrooms, 40 baths, and 18 kitchens. A Mediterranean mansion sits atop the mountain with 13-foot high ceilings and expansive French doors all opening onto verandas. The compound includes a French kitchen, parking for over 300 cars, $100,000 PA system, 60 stalls in three barns, three wells for irrigation, two warehouses, 14 hydrants, solar energy-green and a FAA licensed helipad.

#04 – New York

04-East Side 37m

$37,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

Paul Mellon, heir to one of America’s great banking fortunes, and his wife, Bunny Mellon, built this extraordinarily beautiful 40 foot wide townhouse on a fabled Upper East Side block in 1965. Featured in The World of Interiors magazine, the townhouse, designed in the neo-French classic style and evoking the charm of the French countryside, reflected the passions of its owners. Paul Mellon curated his art collection in the library overlooking the exquisite garden with reflecting pool and gazebo, where Bunny Mellon, designer of the White House Rose Garden and friend to U.S. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, indulged her love of gardening. The high-ceilinged drawing room and dining room lead to a spectacular terrace, the center of celebratory parties. The townhouse has 5-8 bedrooms, with flexibility for guests and staff, eight baths, chef’s kitchen, wine room and elevator. Most rare, however, the house has three exposures, affording brilliant sunlight into some of the most beautiful rooms on the Upper East Side.

#03 – Florida

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$47,000,000 USD | Florida, USA | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

This captivating waterfront estate sits on two gated acres on a private peninsula overlooking Biscayne Bay with the Miami skyline as a backdrop. The 12,000-square-foot home home has five-stories, six bedrooms, eight full baths, stunning 360-degree water and city views with 2,000 feet of water frontage. The grounds offer a fabulous pool, gazebo area and private deep water yacht harbor. The property was the playground of America’s elite at the turn of the century calling the Vanderbilt’s and Carnegie’s guests.

#02 – New York

Ranch Road, Montauk by Alex Ferrone

$50,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Hampton Brokerage

Eothen (meaning “from the east”) represents a rare opportunity to own one of America’s greatest and most storied summer compounds. Few locations in the world afford the unparalleled combination of approximately 30-acres of oceanfront compound with a historic equestrian farm.  Surrounded by miles of riding trails and hundreds of acres of adjoining oceanfront reserve, this property provides ultimate privacy while being located in the hottest market on the east end, Montauk.  A true East End landmark, the nearly six-acre estate was built in the early 1930s as a “fishing camp” by the Church family, of the Arm & Hammer baking soda fortune.  Subsequent owner Andy Warhol made the compound famous frequently entertaining a host of luminaries including Jackie Onassis, Mick Jagger, Elizabeth Taylor and John Lennon. Horses graze on the 24-acre equestrian facility, which graces the approach to the oceanfront compound and boasts two restored barns built by Carl Fisher in the late 1920s.

#01 – New York

01-East Side 55m

$55,559,392 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage

This home is located on a full floor in the tower of Manhattan’s tallest residential building high over Central Park.  It has exceptional personal service from Park Hyatt’s new five-star flagship hotel available to all owners.  One57 is surrounded by the city’s best restaurants, shopping, entertainment and cultural offerings of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Broadway.

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The Rise of the Multi-Homer

An increasing number of ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals are buying non-traditional homes outside their domiciles according to a new study by Wealth-X and the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, released today.

Wealth-X has identified more than 211,000 ultra high net worth individuals globally – defined as those with US$30 million and above in net assets – and 79% of them own two or more residences.

The Wealth-X and Sotheby’s International Realty UHNW Luxury Real Estate: Multi-Homers Report reveals that these UHNW buyers look for residences that are environmentally sustainable, technologically sophisticated, or that fit better with their personal and family needs.

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Below are other key findings from the report:

  • The average UHNW Multi-homer is 63 years old, has a net worth of US$165 million and is married.
  • The United States is the most popular location for second homes among the ultra wealthy, followed by the United Kingdom and Switzerland.
  • Four types of luxury home types have emerged as favorites among the global ultra wealthy: Green Homes, Smart Homes, Private Islands, and Serviced Apartments. These types of luxury residences serve their needs, aspirations, and lifestyle considerations.
  • The Caribbean and the Mediterranean remain favorites among UHNW buyers for private island homes, but Southeast Asia, Canada, Belize and the United Kingdom are gaining popularity.
  • UHNW Multi-home buyers are fueling market growth in regions beyond global urban hubs such as London, New York City and Hong Kong. The report profiles Miami, Florida; Geneva, Switzerland; and Long Island, New York.

Wealth-X President David Friedman commented: “Wealth-X is pleased to partner with the Sotheby’s International Realty brand for this fourth joint report in 2015. This report underscores Wealth-X’s commitment to conducting ground-breaking research on the world’s ultra high net worth (UHNW) population. Expert commentary from Sotheby’s International Realty complements Wealth-X’s global intelligence on the world’s UHNW population, producing a report that demonstrates a true collaboration between the world’s leading UHNW intelligence provider and the global leader in luxury residential real estate.”

“Our partnership with Wealth-X has proven to be invaluable as we continue to explore the motivations of the world’s ultra high net worth,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates, LLC.  “The research from our latest report uncovers current trends in home purchasing behavior and chief lifestyle considerations, helping us gain insight into investment strategies of the UHNW population.”

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