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Significant Sales: December 2022 Highlights

From a US$12M sale in The Cayman Islands to a US$90M sale in Malibu, California, here are five sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty® global network in December. Vista del Mar, Cayman Islands Heather Carrigan, Jonathan Sparrow | Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty, US$12,000,000 Malibu, California Lisa Laughlin | Sotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage, US$90,450,000 Milan, Italy Luca D’Angelo | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty, EUR€6,750,000 Orland, Maine Elizabeth Banwell, Anne Bosworth, Andrea Pellechia | Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, US$8,250,000 Steamboat Springs, Colorado Taylor Ashby, David Baldinger Jr.  Continue reading Significant Sales: December 2022 Highlights at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Top Shelf: Four Homes with Enviable Closets

From East Coast to West, these homes feature impressive closets that provide a proper place for carefully curated clothing collections, providing a proper place for practically everything. Madison Avenue Aerie Craig George, Kevin B. Brown | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage In this 4,193-square-foot residence above Madison Avenue, no detail has been overlooked, from its chevron-patterned white oak floors to the Waterworks and Kallista fixtures. Continue reading Top Shelf: Four Homes with Enviable Closets at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in January, 2023

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Pacific Palisades, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Monica – Venice Brokerage A rustic house in Rustic Canyon, a west side neighborhood of Los Angeles, has come to the market for the first time since it was built in 1987. A Rustic Canyon, California, Estate Hits the Market for the First Time in 50 Years – Mansion Global These Posh Properties Are Heating up the Luxury Real Estate Market – Maxim Reese Witherspoon Once Lived in This Rustic Malibu Farmhouse. Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in January, 2023 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

House Keepers | Automated Maintenance is the Latest Luxury Must-Have

Bruno Abisror – Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Monica – Venice Brokerage Though robot butlers are exclusive to science fiction, that hasn’t stopped the world’s top architects, designers, and developers from envisioning luxury homes where efficient systems and processes assume more of the everyday maintenance. Such convenience is incredibly liberating for homeowners, so it comes as no surprise that these solutions are increasingly sought after. Here are some examples of the features that luxury consumers are looking for today. Continue reading House Keepers | Automated Maintenance is the Latest Luxury Must-Have at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Video of the Week: A Spectacular Contemporary Estate in Heber City, Utah

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week.  Heber City, Utah | Summit Sotheby’s International Realty  Take in gorgeous views from this contemporary mountain home in the exclusive community of Red Ledges. Situated atop one of the most prominent ridgelines in Red Ledges, this home features five bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, a theater and generous outdoor living spaces sited to take advantage of the incredible views and privacy that this wooded property provides. Continue reading Video of the Week: A Spectacular Contemporary Estate in Heber City, Utah at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Inside a Contemporary Tour de Force in Los Angeles

Recognized for their impact on the architectural landscape of Los Angeles, Mehdi and Mandi Rafaty of the lauded firm of Tag Front create homes with a unique modern aesthetic, incorporating refined textural and sculptural details that bring complexity, simplicity, and functionality into stylish harmony. A singular construction, this one-of-a-kind 20,000-square-foot residence unites soothing surfaces of blonde hardwood with aluminum, steel, and expanses of glass, resulting in bright, airy interiors and a façade that seems to disappear amid sunsets, clouds, and sky from its perch on one of the finest estate sites in Los Angeles. Continue reading Inside a Contemporary Tour de Force in Los Angeles at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

One with Nature | Exteriors That Blend Seamlessly with Their Surroundings

Visionary works of architecture are among the most compelling showcases of human ingenuity, but is there anything more perfectly designed than nature? Across oceans and continents, terrains and biomes, the planet’s diverse vitality provides a panoply of beautiful locations where people can dwell—and supplies boundless inspiration for the forms, functions, and materiality of what they build. Here are eight of the earth’s most enchanting and memorable landscapes and eight majestic homes that make the most of them. Continue reading One with Nature | Exteriors That Blend Seamlessly with Their Surroundings at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

A Recipe for Style: 4 Fabulous Kitchens

At desirable addresses from Soho to Santa Fe, these impeccable kitchens with superior appointments and appliances unite comfort, style, and functionality. Hillside Haven in Santa Fe Neil Lyon Group | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage This five-bedroom, 6,540-square-foot home brings a cosmopolitan twist to Santa Fe’s characteristic organic softness. The exceptional multilevel residence hugs a hillside and features fine finishes and customizations, a great room ideal for grand gatherings, a courtyard, a media room, a heated garage, a landscaped backyard, and an infinity-edge pool. Continue reading A Recipe for Style: 4 Fabulous Kitchens at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in January, 2023

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home. Corfu, Greece | Greece Sotheby’s International Realty The secluded home on the northeast coast of Corfu looks out over a small bay and has direct access to a white pebble beach and private mooring. Five of the best homes for sale in Europe for winter sun – Financial Times ‘Relaxed With a Lot of Smiling’—Santa Barbara Was Made for Laid-Back Vino Lovers – Mansion Global $4.5 Million Homes in California – The New York Times A Sparkling Midcentury Surfaces Just a Few Blocks From the Silver Lake Reservoir – Dwell A £39.5 Million Mansion on a London Square Everyone From Margaret Thatcher to ‘James Bond’ Called Home – Mansion Global Indians among the biggest property buyers in London – The Times of India Inside a Japanese glass cabin designed for forest bathing – The Spaces Drinking in the Charms of Historic Florence, Italy – Mansion Global Live In A High-Fashion Boutique With Chic Designer Features At 360 Puuikena Drive – Modern Luxury Hawaii The $10M question: What’s the outlook for ultra-luxury homes? Continue reading Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in January, 2023 at Sotheby´s International Realty | Blog.

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