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Compound Interest: 5 Private Estates

Each of these stylish compounds—from Connecticut to California wine country—would make an ideal private retreat to enjoy swimming, stargazing, sports, or simply relaxing indoors and out. Chic Wine Country Estate Sonoma, California | Jennifer Powers, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage Set amid olive groves and acres of Chardonnay and Pinot vines, this sophisticated compound is a chic wine country retreat. It features a 5,294-square-foot four-bedroom home with living and dining rooms, a great room, a bonus room with a kitchenette, an office, a gym, and verandas; a 996-square-foot casita with two bedrooms, a wraparound porch, and a two-car garage; solar panels; a Tesla charging station; and a pool complex with a grill and bar area, a fire pit, a grassy play space, and a cabana. Continue reading Compound Interest: 5 Private Estates at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in June 2021

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Otago, New Zealand | Matt Finnigan, New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty  The Otago region in South Island has always been popular with tourists for its viniculture—but the region’s resort towns such as Queenstown and Wanaka have recently seen a growth increase of 58.8 per cent in its property market as well, says Fahmi. Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in June 2021 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

7 Pet-Friendly Features to Look for in Your Next Home

Houston, Texas | Monica Brashear, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty  One luxury that has skyrocketed in popularity over the last year and a half is pet ownership. Many people have expanded their families with four-legged companions during the pandemic. And while a gourmet kitchen, landscaped grounds, or a swimming pool may top the list of personal must-haves when considering the purchase of a new home, it’s important to accommodate dogs and cats as well. Continue reading 7 Pet-Friendly Features to Look for in Your Next Home at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: Take a Virtual Tour of a Resort-Style Home in Belle Mare, Mauritius

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Belle Mare, Mauritius | Sacha Bouic, Mauritius Sotheby’s International Realty This limited collection of 52 unequaled private homes in Mauritius is located on an exclusive tropical peninsula. Surrounded by the azure lagoon of the Indian Ocean, the resort presents an exquisite collection of brand-new freehold properties for purchase, among the very first private homes to own in the world. Continue reading Video of the Week: Take a Virtual Tour of a Resort-Style Home in Belle Mare, Mauritius at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Sophisticated Greenwich Georgian

Greenwich architect Richard Granoff—founder of one of the tri-state area’s leading firms—is revered for an aesthetic “balanced between respect for the past and excitement about the future.” This enviable equilibrium is on elegant display at this outstanding Georgian-inspired manor, ideally sited on 2.27 emerald acres on a peaceful gated lane in one of the country’s most sought-after communities. Greenwich, Connecticut | Krissy Blake, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage Beyond a classical façade of stone, clapboard, stately columns, and dormer windows are sophisticated interiors grand in scale—measuring approximately 16,000 square feet—impeccable in craftsmanship, impressive in modern appointments, and enduring in style. Continue reading Inside a Sophisticated Greenwich Georgian at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Horse Havens | Homes in Equestrian Heartlands Around the World

The elegance, excitement, and prestige of equestrian sport are just a few reasons why horse events around the world continue to draw international crowds. From the enduring Kentucky Derby to the highly-anticipated Argentine Open Polo Tournament, equestrian events routinely attract elite clientele, drawn by both the spectacle and the equine lifestyle. We’ve sourced five properties situated amidst the action, with all the ease and functionality expected of an equestrian haven. Wellington, Florida If Wellington, Florida, seems an unlikely setting for the equestrian elite, you’re in for a treat. Continue reading Horse Havens | Homes in Equestrian Heartlands Around the World at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

The Global Resident | Part 6 – The Cayman Islands, Barbados, and Bermuda

As the landscape of the world continues to change every day, people are looking closely for investment opportunities. Placing their quality of life at the forefront of their decision making, some of these investments will inevitably mean relocation to a new home – and potentially even a new country. In this continuing series we’ll explore destinations around the world with benefits like residency and citizenship by investment programs, tax incentives, and more, as well as hear from local experts throughout the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand network along the way. Continue reading The Global Resident | Part 6 – The Cayman Islands, Barbados, and Bermuda at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Dive Deep into These 5 Waterfront Homes

These five homes—which benefit from the soothing sights and sounds of lake, bay, and ocean waters—are buoys for sophisticated modern living. A Long Island Legacy Fire Island Pines, New York | Joshua Judge & Lily Christensen, Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage This stunning contemporary getaway—the former home of Broadway composer Jerry Herman—sits amid mature trees and a serene pond in Fire Island Pines. Its flexible floor plan separates eight bedroom suites into two wings for consummate versatility and seclusion, with a magnificent great room at its heart. Continue reading Dive Deep into These 5 Waterfront Homes at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in June 2021

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Henderson, Nevada | Kristen Routh Silberman, Synergy Sotheby’s International Realty  The 15,000-square-foot residence has a host of over-the-top amenities and could shatter a recently set sale record for the metro area. The Most Expensive Listing in Greater Las Vegas Is This Futuristic Spec Home With an 11-Car Garage – Mansion Global The D.C. Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in June 2021 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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