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Cuisine and Culture | A Heritage Kitchen, Restored for Modern Life

 The home has many spaces for coming together, but there’s nothing quite like the kitchen. Because meals are made and shared here, so too are moments and memories. It’s the meeting point for the family, but also a space for hosting friends, neighbors, and relatives who bring their own stories—literally—to the table. That’s why the ambiance and aesthetics of the kitchen are so meaningful; this is a place that will always be loved and remembered. Continue reading Cuisine and Culture | A Heritage Kitchen, Restored for Modern Life at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Masterfully Designed Hilltop Estate in Newport Beach, California

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Newport Beach, California | John Cain, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Crystal Cove’s newest custom home is a masterfully designed hilltop estate prominently positioned on a private front row lot behind the community’s prestigious second gates. the stunning architecture is accentuated by the extra-wide corner lot. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Masterfully Designed Hilltop Estate in Newport Beach, California at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside the Prancing Horse Estate

If the backdrop of the towering Santa Ynez Mountains and the majestic Pacific Ocean weren’t an immediate—and captivating—giveaway of this estate’s whereabouts, it might easily be mistaken for a secure, secluded resort or private compound in the Italian countryside. Rather, this lavish 10,999-square-foot palazzo on some 12.5 impeccably manicured and gated acres is a dazzling stateside example of Tuscan architecture that is the work of esteemed Southern California architect Don Nulty. Carpinteria, California | Neyshia Go and Charlie Edgar, Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage Impressive in style and scale, the residence offers a wealth of spectacular spaces for living and entertaining, each finished with superior details and elegant materials from afar. Continue reading Inside the Prancing Horse Estate at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

3 Unique Homes That Break Tradition

Across eras and continents, certain styles of home are considered classic, boasting an appeal that’s both long lasting and highly coveted. Many properties that adhere to a traditional style are bound by specific aesthetic or architectural parameters. But occasionally, a home is built or renovated in such a way that it preserves all the charm of its traditional style, while also breaking with that tradition in unique and unexpected ways.  Here are three examples of homes that bring the best of both worlds, upending convention while still being paragons of their particular era and archetype. Continue reading 3 Unique Homes That Break Tradition at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Raise a Glass to These Four Stylish Wine Rooms

Both practical and alluring, these modern wine rooms go beyond mere function, providing proper storage and temperature while incorporating eye-catching materials and details. Georgian Grandeur in Greenwich Fred Danback | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage Perched on 4.18 acres in the desirable Round Hill neighborhood of Greenwich, this Georgian-style residence was designed with luxurious living and entertaining in mind. Outdoor enjoyment is effortless thanks to an infinity-edge pool and spa, a pool house, an alfresco kitchen with two Viking grills and a pizza oven, a bocce court, and a zipline. Continue reading Raise a Glass to These Four Stylish Wine Rooms at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in September 2022

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Palos Verdes Estates, California | Vista Sotheby’s International Realty The home is majestically perched in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Palos Verdes Estates. Cliffside Contemporary Home Frames Los Angeles and the Coastline From Wall-to-Wall Windows – Mansion Global London-Based Businessman Pays $50 Million Cash for Gilded Age Mansion – Wall Street Journal Patrick Duffy of ‘Dallas’ Fame Lists Oregon Ranch for $14 Million – Wall Street Journal Inside a Bonkers $4 Million Dallas Mansion Inspired by ‘Tron’ and Formula 1 – Robb Report A Heavenly Home in a Converted Church Hits the Market for $2.5M – Dwell Denver’s Most Expensive Listing Is Now a 19th-Century Brick House Asking $15 Million  – Mansion Global A Six-Bedroom Villa With Egypt’s Pyramids in the Backyard Just Hit the Market – MarketWatch New 33-Story Houston High-Rise’s $3 Million Sales Center Says Plenty – Paper City $750,000 Homes in California – New York Times Hooked on a Feeling! Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Final Week in September 2022 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Georgia

Sotheby’s International Realty announced its expanding presence in the state of Georgia with the opening of Mountain Sotheby’s International Realty in Blue Ridge. The addition marks the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s eighth affiliated office in the state. The office is owned by David Boehmig, president and CEO, and Jenny Pruitt, executive chairman, of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. The new location will be led by Lisa Johnson, executive vice president and managing broker, and will service the entire North Georgia mountain market. Continue reading Sotheby’s International Realty Expands in Georgia at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Spectacular Villa in Koh Samui, Thailand

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Koh Samui, Thailand | List Sotheby’s International Realty This villa is the jewel in the crown of Koh Samui. Perched at the very top of the estate and commanding complete 360-degree views, this architectural marvel is one of the most spectacular homes on the island. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Spectacular Villa in Koh Samui, Thailand at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside the Heritage School Vineyard Estate

On a particular gently sloping hillside in the heart of California wine country, a teacher may once have stood in front of a group of teenage boys impressing upon them the need to read poetry, to make their lives extraordinary, and to seize the day. Carved from the campus of the former private Heritage School for Boys, this 48-acre emerald estate certainly continues to encourage anyone who strolls among its greenery to carpe diem. Continue reading Inside the Heritage School Vineyard Estate at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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