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Video of the Week: Take a Virtual Tour of a Waterfront Escape in West Bath, Maine

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  West Bath, Maine | Kristina Keaney, Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty  Perched 120-feet above it’s pristine anchorage, the house faces due west for spectacular sunsets reflecting off the emerald waters against a backdrop of state-preserved spruce forests. You can even see Mount Washington and the Presidential range on clear nights. Continue reading Video of the Week: Take a Virtual Tour of a Waterfront Escape in West Bath, Maine at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Piece of Napa Valley History

As entwined in the history of the Napa Valley as the abundant vines cultivated there, this stone and shingle residence—sitting at the heart of an enchanting half-acre—represents the opportunity to own a piece of wine country yore. Constructed in the 1890s to house the Esmeralda Winery, which supplied the landmark Palace Hotel, the building was tastefully redesigned in 2007 by the highly acclaimed firm of Fisher Weisman. Charming original details and a timeless ambience were retained—apparent in Venetian plaster walls, rugged stonework, dramatic ceiling treatments, elegant archways, and strikingly detailed doors—while providing a host of desirable modern amenities and conveniences. Continue reading Inside a Piece of Napa Valley History at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Viva Las Vegas: Picasso Masterworks From MGM Resorts

Coinciding with Pablo Picasso’s 140th birthday this October, MGM Resorts and Sotheby’s will present a special, first-of-its-kind marquee Evening Sale of masterworks by the artist from the MGM Resorts Fine Art Collection.  The auction of iconic works by Picasso, including his Femme au béret rouge-orange, Homme et enfant and Buste d’homme, will be conducted live from the Bellagio on Saturday, October 23, marking the largest and most significant fine art auction to ever take place in Las Vegas. Continue reading Viva Las Vegas: Picasso Masterworks From MGM Resorts at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Swing Life Away: 5 Homes with Delightful Front Porches

More than mere introductions, the front porches of these homes are destinations in their own right, perfect for relaxing and appreciating their settings and the best of every season. Colonial Charm in Greenwich Greenwich, Connecticut | Carol Clarke, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage Just minutes from the restaurants and shops of Greenwich Avenue, this delightful historic townhouse begins with a breezy classic front porch. The traditional charm continues in a living room with a gas fireplace, a soaring ceiling, and access to a handsome mahogany deck. Continue reading Swing Life Away: 5 Homes with Delightful Front Porches at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in September 2021

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Newport, Rhode Island | Kylie McCollough, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty  Located near the iconic Cliff Walk and town, the idyllic hotel is known as The Architect’s Inn. Cue storytime. The structure itself is called The George Champlin Mason House after George C. Mason, a famous architect of the area who made it his private estate. Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in September 2021 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

New & Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $20m | September 2021

From an architectural masterpiece in Singapore to an idyllic retreat on the Gulf of Mexico, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $20 million. Singapore Singapore | Steve Tay, List Sotheby’s International Realty  Situated on elevated grounds, this amazing architectural masterpiece has a two-level garage that accommodate up to 20 cars, plenty of living and entertainment spaces, fully fitted theater, a wine cellar, a gym, and a gorgeous expansive swimming pool with the best views. Continue reading New & Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $20m | September 2021 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: Take a Virtual Tour of a Modern Masterpiece in Fremont, California

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Fremont, California | Joseph Sabeh, Venture Sotheby’s International Realty Custom-built in 2018 with no details spared, this modern home enjoys 3,005 square-feet of divine luxury, including four bedrooms, four-and-one-half bathrooms, an office, and media room; all solar powered for your convenience. Continue reading Video of the Week: Take a Virtual Tour of a Modern Masterpiece in Fremont, California at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Timeless Park Avenue Duplex

Many of the buildings designed by the illustrious Rosario Candela—the most widely esteemed architect of prewar residential buildings in Manhattan—are luxurious limestone-clad giants standing stalwart along Fifth and Park Avenues as enduring epitomes of generous proportions and exceptional taste. This building, one of the few grand structures to span a full block on Park Avenue—between 72nd and 73rd Streets—is a prime example of the architectural richness of Candela’s aesthetic. This refined home retains much of Candela’s trademark style in its sun-swept, classically detailed living areas and large restful bedrooms, with contemporary updates added to create it the ideal residence for modern living and entertaining. Continue reading Inside a Timeless Park Avenue Duplex at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Significant Sales: July 2021

From the sale of a US$24.6M Aspen, Colorado home to a €3.5M EUR sale in Stuttgart, Germany, here are five Significant Sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty® global network. Aspen, Colorado Sold for $24,600,000 | Represented by Craig Morris, Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty  Southampton, New York Sold for $16,750,000 | Represented by Patricia Petrillo, Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage Paget Parish, Bermuda Sold for $13,000,000 | Represented by Penny MacIntyre, Rego Sotheby’s International Realty Tokyo, Japan Sales Price Undisclosed | Represented by Kenta Makishi, List Sotheby’s International Realty Stuttgart, Germany Sold for €3.500.000 | Represented by Stephan Kocijan, Baden-Württemberg Sotheby’s International Realty Discover previous editions of Significant Sales on the blog Continue reading Significant Sales: July 2021 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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