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From a €4.2M sale in Como, Italy, to a US$15M sale in Malibu, California, here are five sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network in January. Malibu, California Gayle Pritchett-Macleod, Lacey Rose Gorden | Sotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage, US$15.5 Million Annapolis, Maryland Carol Snyder, Tina Bradshaw | Monument Sotheby’s International Realty, US$7.4 Million Queenstown, New Zealand Matt Finnigan, Russell R...

Significant Sales: January 2024 Highlights

February 26, 2024 | Melissa Couch

From a €4.2M sale in Como, Italy, to a US$15M sale in Malibu, California, here are five sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network in January. Malibu, California Gayle Pritchett-Macleod, Lacey Rose Gorden | Sotheby’s International Realty – Malibu Brokerage, US$15.5 Million Annapolis, Maryland Carol Snyder, Tina Bradshaw | Monument Sotheby’s International Realty, US$7.4 Million Queenstown, New Zealand Matt Finnigan, Russell R...

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Waking up on the wrong side of the bed is practically impossible in a dreamy bedroom with a picturesque vista of city lights, mountains, vineyards, sunsets, or the sea. Classic Style, Golden Gate Views Carrie B. Goodman | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage This handsome 5,580-square-foot residence in prestigious Pacific Heights offers four levels of inviting living and entertaining spaces. Highlights include living and dining room...

3 Blissful Bedrooms with a View

February 24, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Waking up on the wrong side of the bed is practically impossible in a dreamy bedroom with a picturesque vista of city lights, mountains, vineyards, sunsets, or the sea. Classic Style, Golden Gate Views Carrie B. Goodman | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage This handsome 5,580-square-foot residence in prestigious Pacific Heights offers four levels of inviting living and entertaining spaces. Highlights include living and dining room...

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Napa, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – St. Helena Brokerage The one-acre Napa Valley estate’s petite vineyard is planted with 100 Cabernet Sauvignon vines. This $10 Million NorCal Wine Country Estate Has a Hobby Vineyard in the Backyard – Robb Report Church Converted into Four-Bedroom Home—with Original Details Intact—Listed in South Carolina – Mansion Global Auckland, New Zealand House Rotates 360 Degrees – Robb Report Madrona Is Seattle’s...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in February, 2024

February 23, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Napa, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – St. Helena Brokerage The one-acre Napa Valley estate’s petite vineyard is planted with 100 Cabernet Sauvignon vines. This $10 Million NorCal Wine Country Estate Has a Hobby Vineyard in the Backyard – Robb Report Church Converted into Four-Bedroom Home—with Original Details Intact—Listed in South Carolina – Mansion Global Auckland, New Zealand House Rotates 360 Degrees – Robb Report Madrona Is Seattle’s...

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Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Rolling Hills, California | Vista Sotheby’s International Realty Situated in a coveted Southern California enclave, this stylish and sophisticated property seamlessly blends luxury with nature. The interior boasts a harmonious connection between indoor and outdoor spaces, enhanced by a breathtaking backdrop of the shimmering o...

Video of the Week: A Spectacular Coastal Home in Rolling Hills, California

February 22, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Rolling Hills, California | Vista Sotheby’s International Realty Situated in a coveted Southern California enclave, this stylish and sophisticated property seamlessly blends luxury with nature. The interior boasts a harmonious connection between indoor and outdoor spaces, enhanced by a breathtaking backdrop of the shimmering o...

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is said to have popularized the famous phrase, “Less is more”—and in doing so, he set a standard for many of his successors in the fields of architecture and design. But standards, by their very nature, are confining, and an increasing number of decorators are liberating themselves from the harsh limits imposed by stripped-down, pared-back aesthetics. Indeed, maximalism is making a meteoric ascent in popularity, and these four ...

4 Homes with Incredible Maximalist Decor

February 21, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is said to have popularized the famous phrase, “Less is more”—and in doing so, he set a standard for many of his successors in the fields of architecture and design. But standards, by their very nature, are confining, and an increasing number of decorators are liberating themselves from the harsh limits imposed by stripped-down, pared-back aesthetics. Indeed, maximalism is making a meteoric ascent in popularity, and these four ...

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Santa Barbara’s exclusive community of Hope Ranch is no stranger to impressive estates with on peaceful tree-lined lanes with breathtaking vistas. This majestic Mediterranean-inspired compound ups the ante, providing what amounts to a personal private resort: a regal villa of some 8,100 square feet, a two-bedroom guesthouse, a pool accompanied by a pool house, and numerous other diversions. Enveloping it all is a veritable forest of flourishing flora—in...

Inside an Enchanting Mediterranean-Style Enclave

February 20, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Santa Barbara’s exclusive community of Hope Ranch is no stranger to impressive estates with on peaceful tree-lined lanes with breathtaking vistas. This majestic Mediterranean-inspired compound ups the ante, providing what amounts to a personal private resort: a regal villa of some 8,100 square feet, a two-bedroom guesthouse, a pool accompanied by a pool house, and numerous other diversions. Enveloping it all is a veritable forest of flourishing flora—in...

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Prestigious car events have long been synonymous with style and luxury. The recipe for success? Cars. Design. Style. Elegance. RM Sotheby’s has joined with Sotheby’s and Moda Events in building ModaMiami, a new destination for car enthusiasts encompassing the rare, prestigious, and eclectic, combined with other luxury entertainments. Over the multi-day affair, enthusiasts can enjoy what they love most: rare, unique, and awe-inspiring vehicles, from th...

RM Sotheby’s Presents ModaMiami

February 19, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Prestigious car events have long been synonymous with style and luxury. The recipe for success? Cars. Design. Style. Elegance. RM Sotheby’s has joined with Sotheby’s and Moda Events in building ModaMiami, a new destination for car enthusiasts encompassing the rare, prestigious, and eclectic, combined with other luxury entertainments. Over the multi-day affair, enthusiasts can enjoy what they love most: rare, unique, and awe-inspiring vehicles, from th...

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Designed for daily dining and lounging, these delightful breakfast areas accompany well-outfitted kitchens and feature bright windows with enviable views and distinctive styles that make them appealing morning, noon, and night. Equestrian Oasis in Florida David Welles | Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty This expansive Mediterranean-inspired estate in desirable Wellington occupies some six acres and includes a top-caliber equestrian center; a fo...

Morning Glory: 4 Inviting Breakfast Areas

February 17, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Designed for daily dining and lounging, these delightful breakfast areas accompany well-outfitted kitchens and feature bright windows with enviable views and distinctive styles that make them appealing morning, noon, and night. Equestrian Oasis in Florida David Welles | Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty This expansive Mediterranean-inspired estate in desirable Wellington occupies some six acres and includes a top-caliber equestrian center; a fo...

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New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage The New School’s Greenwich Village townhouse, an elegant 19th-century brick building that has served as a residence for university presidents and a venue for school functions for the last four decades, is now on the market. The New School Lists Its Greenwich Village Townhouse for $20M – The New York Times Michael Dell Is Putting Boston Penthouse on the Market – The Wall ...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in February, 2024

February 16, 2024 | Melissa Couch

New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage The New School’s Greenwich Village townhouse, an elegant 19th-century brick building that has served as a residence for university presidents and a venue for school functions for the last four decades, is now on the market. The New School Lists Its Greenwich Village Townhouse for $20M – The New York Times Michael Dell Is Putting Boston Penthouse on the Market – The Wall ...

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Lynn Malone and Barbara Wolveridge – Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty  Of the 12 animals represented in the Chinese zodiac, only one is mythical—revered in history, customs, and culture for its might and munificence. So it’s an auspicious sign that the year 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. In Chinese astrology, each year is associated with one of the 12 animals. But each animal also cycles through the five traditional elements of fire, earth, me...

5 Homes That Embody the Year of the Dragon

February 15, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Lynn Malone and Barbara Wolveridge – Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty  Of the 12 animals represented in the Chinese zodiac, only one is mythical—revered in history, customs, and culture for its might and munificence. So it’s an auspicious sign that the year 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. In Chinese astrology, each year is associated with one of the 12 animals. But each animal also cycles through the five traditional elements of fire, earth, me...

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Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Gibsonia, Pennsylvania | Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty With a luxurious interior, a backyard that rivals a five-star resort and a secluded, promontory-like setting on three acres, this country estate with shingle-style architecture delights at every turn. Located adjacent to North Park and the Irwin Run Conservancy, this c...

Video of the Week: A Shingle-Style Country Estate in Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

February 14, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Gibsonia, Pennsylvania | Piatt Sotheby’s International Realty With a luxurious interior, a backyard that rivals a five-star resort and a secluded, promontory-like setting on three acres, this country estate with shingle-style architecture delights at every turn. Located adjacent to North Park and the Irwin Run Conservancy, this c...

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Along the northeastern edge of the legendary Florida Everglades, Wellington, Florida, is well known in the equestrian world as something of a mecca, an international destination for polo and home to numerous riding clubs—not to mention golf courses, colorful nature preserves, parks, sports fields, and animal sanctuaries. The coastal shell rock roads, vibrant tropical greenery, and miles of bridle paths of the area’s Saddle Trail Park neighborhood contri...

Inside an Equestrian Oasis in Florida

February 13, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Along the northeastern edge of the legendary Florida Everglades, Wellington, Florida, is well known in the equestrian world as something of a mecca, an international destination for polo and home to numerous riding clubs—not to mention golf courses, colorful nature preserves, parks, sports fields, and animal sanctuaries. The coastal shell rock roads, vibrant tropical greenery, and miles of bridle paths of the area’s Saddle Trail Park neighborhood contri...

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All eyes will be on the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada this February for the 53rd annual Super Bowl. With the San Francisco 49ers facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs and Usher headlining the halftime show, the nation’s most-watched sporting event promises to be worth tuning in for again this year. While we can only guess which team will take home the Lombardi Trophy, here are four properties that can keep your Super Bowl party energized fr...

4 Homes Ready for Super Bowl LVIII

February 11, 2024 | Melissa Couch

All eyes will be on the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada this February for the 53rd annual Super Bowl. With the San Francisco 49ers facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs and Usher headlining the halftime show, the nation’s most-watched sporting event promises to be worth tuning in for again this year. While we can only guess which team will take home the Lombardi Trophy, here are four properties that can keep your Super Bowl party energized fr...

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With their firelit spaces, secluded bedroom suites, soaking tubs, relaxing alfresco spas, and private balconies with picture-perfect views, these estates create an ambience just right for spending Valentine’s Day at home. Southwestern Warmth and Elegance Britt Klein | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage Filled with the warmth of richly hued woods, an earthy palette, and Santa Fe’s glorious light, this captivating 9,164-square-foot adobe...

Home Is Where the Heart Is: 3 Romantic Residences

February 10, 2024 | Melissa Couch

With their firelit spaces, secluded bedroom suites, soaking tubs, relaxing alfresco spas, and private balconies with picture-perfect views, these estates create an ambience just right for spending Valentine’s Day at home. Southwestern Warmth and Elegance Britt Klein | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage Filled with the warmth of richly hued woods, an earthy palette, and Santa Fe’s glorious light, this captivating 9,164-square-foot adobe...

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Appleby, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty Defensive structures on the site date back to the Romans, but the current keep was built a mere nine centuries ago. 900-Year Old Castle is on the Market in UK for $12M – Bloomberg Six Flags Set Designer Brought Wild West to Life Inside $8.95M Georgia Home – The Wall Street Journal $30M Farm Offers Seclusion and Style Outside of Auckland – Robb Report A 1905 Greenwich, Connecticut, Landmark...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in February 2024

February 9, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Appleby, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty Defensive structures on the site date back to the Romans, but the current keep was built a mere nine centuries ago. 900-Year Old Castle is on the Market in UK for $12M – Bloomberg Six Flags Set Designer Brought Wild West to Life Inside $8.95M Georgia Home – The Wall Street Journal $30M Farm Offers Seclusion and Style Outside of Auckland – Robb Report A 1905 Greenwich, Connecticut, Landmark...

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Jane Zhang – Sotheby’s International Realty Canada As the moon’s cycle begins afresh and the quiet of winter is superseded by the first whispers of spring, families and communities across Asia and around the world mark the start of the Lunar New Year. The 15-day festivities focus on casting negative energy from the home to make space for the positive. Accompanying the emphasis on colors, cleanliness, symbolism, and ornamentation is the added benefit of ...

5 Top Design Trends to Refresh Your Home in Time for the Lunar New Year

February 8, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Jane Zhang – Sotheby’s International Realty Canada As the moon’s cycle begins afresh and the quiet of winter is superseded by the first whispers of spring, families and communities across Asia and around the world mark the start of the Lunar New Year. The 15-day festivities focus on casting negative energy from the home to make space for the positive. Accompanying the emphasis on colors, cleanliness, symbolism, and ornamentation is the added benefit of ...

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From a hilltop aerie in Hong Kong to a spectacular residence in Rolling Hills, California, these are this month’s five featured notable properties for sale over US$8 Million. The Peak, Hong Kong List Sotheby’s International Realty, Hong Kong At the highest point on the Peak area, this masterpiece with 360-degree views overlooks Victoria Harbor, rolling mountains, the city, and the sea. Meticulously designed for luxurious living, the property features ge...

New and Notable Homes for Sale Over $8 Million: February 2024

February 7, 2024 | Melissa Couch

From a hilltop aerie in Hong Kong to a spectacular residence in Rolling Hills, California, these are this month’s five featured notable properties for sale over US$8 Million. The Peak, Hong Kong List Sotheby’s International Realty, Hong Kong At the highest point on the Peak area, this masterpiece with 360-degree views overlooks Victoria Harbor, rolling mountains, the city, and the sea. Meticulously designed for luxurious living, the property features ge...

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When someone mentions that they own a beach house, they often mean a charming cottage with coastal-themed decor and a view of the ocean, a convenient location a block or two from the sunny shore, or a perch just above the strand on a cliff or promontory. This 2,861-square-foot gem, however, takes the notion to a new level, sitting as it does on a rocky outcropping amid the sand itself, where the waves of Matador Beach wash up almost to its very verge. C...

Inside an Oceanfront Jewel in Malibu

February 6, 2024 | Melissa Couch

When someone mentions that they own a beach house, they often mean a charming cottage with coastal-themed decor and a view of the ocean, a convenient location a block or two from the sunny shore, or a perch just above the strand on a cliff or promontory. This 2,861-square-foot gem, however, takes the notion to a new level, sitting as it does on a rocky outcropping amid the sand itself, where the waves of Matador Beach wash up almost to its very verge. C...

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Basking in cinematic vistas of some of the most enviable skylines and scenery in the U.S., these four unparalleled penthouses enjoy consummate privacy, sophisticated style, and amenities that go above and beyond. Peerless Parkside Penthouse The Heyman-Cupolo Team | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage On the 11th floor of the coveted northwest corner of a LEED Gold certified building in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, this light-...

Life at the Top: 4 Fabulous Penthouses

February 3, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Basking in cinematic vistas of some of the most enviable skylines and scenery in the U.S., these four unparalleled penthouses enjoy consummate privacy, sophisticated style, and amenities that go above and beyond. Peerless Parkside Penthouse The Heyman-Cupolo Team | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage On the 11th floor of the coveted northwest corner of a LEED Gold certified building in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, this light-...

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Villefranche-sur-Mer, France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty The century-old mansion, called La Rêve d’Azur, presides over the largest private plot of land in Villefranche-sur-Mer. This $51M Belle Époque-Style Château Overlooks the Côte d’Azur – Robb Report Champagne Bars, Tanning Booths and Revolving Shoe Racks: The $1M Closet Has Arrived – The Wall Street Journal Whitney Rose of ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ Is Selling Her SLC H...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in February, 2024

February 2, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Villefranche-sur-Mer, France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty The century-old mansion, called La Rêve d’Azur, presides over the largest private plot of land in Villefranche-sur-Mer. This $51M Belle Époque-Style Château Overlooks the Côte d’Azur – Robb Report Champagne Bars, Tanning Booths and Revolving Shoe Racks: The $1M Closet Has Arrived – The Wall Street Journal Whitney Rose of ‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ Is Selling Her SLC H...

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Sandy Binder and Danielle Laria – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty  Nothing’s more important than a first impression. That’s why the atrium has always commanded the focus of the world’s best builders and designers. Atriums are a tantalizing prelude to the main dwelling. They can manifest as grand halls or ample courtyards that are centrally located, and their prominent placement in the home grants telling glances into adjacent spaces. Continue...

5 Homes with Gorgeous Atriums

February 1, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Sandy Binder and Danielle Laria – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty  Nothing’s more important than a first impression. That’s why the atrium has always commanded the focus of the world’s best builders and designers. Atriums are a tantalizing prelude to the main dwelling. They can manifest as grand halls or ample courtyards that are centrally located, and their prominent placement in the home grants telling glances into adjacent spaces. Continue...

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Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Scottsdale, Arizona | Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty Experience unparalleled luxury in the sought-after Umm Suqeim 1 enclave with a masterpiece designed by renowned architect Viktor Udzenija. Situated in the heart of Dubai, the residence is a peaceful retreat surrounded by sleek travertine walls and towering palms. Continue ...

Video of the Week: A Luxury Villa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

January 31, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Scottsdale, Arizona | Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty Experience unparalleled luxury in the sought-after Umm Suqeim 1 enclave with a masterpiece designed by renowned architect Viktor Udzenija. Situated in the heart of Dubai, the residence is a peaceful retreat surrounded by sleek travertine walls and towering palms. Continue ...

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The history of Greenwich, Connecticut, follows roughly the same trajectory as that of the United States, from the arrival of early settlers in the 1600s through centuries of farming, milling, and shipping to the arrival of the railroad, which brought both industry and scores of new residents. Homes here, however, in many ways continue to represent an aesthetic that is purely, timelessly American, its streets strewn with Colonial-style and -inspired mano...

Inside a Grand Greenwich Manor

January 30, 2024 | Melissa Couch

The history of Greenwich, Connecticut, follows roughly the same trajectory as that of the United States, from the arrival of early settlers in the 1600s through centuries of farming, milling, and shipping to the arrival of the railroad, which brought both industry and scores of new residents. Homes here, however, in many ways continue to represent an aesthetic that is purely, timelessly American, its streets strewn with Colonial-style and -inspired mano...

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Richard Klug | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, US$52,000,000 From a US$138.8M sale in Greenwich, Connecticut, to a €33M sale in Rome, Italy, here are ten of the top sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network in 2023. Greenwich, Connecticut Leslie McElwreath, Joseph Barbieri | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage, US$138,830,000 Beverly Hills, California Richard Klug | Sotheby’s Intern...

Significant Sales: 2023 Highlights

January 29, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Richard Klug | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage, US$52,000,000 From a US$138.8M sale in Greenwich, Connecticut, to a €33M sale in Rome, Italy, here are ten of the top sales represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network in 2023. Greenwich, Connecticut Leslie McElwreath, Joseph Barbieri | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage, US$138,830,000 Beverly Hills, California Richard Klug | Sotheby’s Intern...

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These impressive homes in a variety of desirable locales have been equipped with exceptional closets that provide a proper place for carefully curated clothing collections. Organic Opulence in Beverly Hills Marc Noah, Neyshia Go | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage This new Beverly Hills home has a light-filled open-concept floor plan that seamlessly links living, dining, culinary, and entertaining spaces. One of five bedrooms, th...

3 Homes with Covetable Closets

January 27, 2024 | Melissa Couch

These impressive homes in a variety of desirable locales have been equipped with exceptional closets that provide a proper place for carefully curated clothing collections. Organic Opulence in Beverly Hills Marc Noah, Neyshia Go | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage This new Beverly Hills home has a light-filled open-concept floor plan that seamlessly links living, dining, culinary, and entertaining spaces. One of five bedrooms, th...

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Las Vegas, Nevada | Las Vegas Sotheby’s International Realty The roughly 10,000-square-foot house, which overlooks the Strip, has airplane-like features and a four-car garage that doubles as a mini-aviation museum. An Aviation-Obsessed Couple Lists Large Las Vegas Home for $18.5 Million – The Wall Street Journal This $12.5 Million Arizona Mansion Is a Sports Lover’s Dream – Robb Report Kansas City’s Briarcliff West Is an Affluent Enclave With a Low-Key ...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in January 2024

January 26, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Las Vegas, Nevada | Las Vegas Sotheby’s International Realty The roughly 10,000-square-foot house, which overlooks the Strip, has airplane-like features and a four-car garage that doubles as a mini-aviation museum. An Aviation-Obsessed Couple Lists Large Las Vegas Home for $18.5 Million – The Wall Street Journal This $12.5 Million Arizona Mansion Is a Sports Lover’s Dream – Robb Report Kansas City’s Briarcliff West Is an Affluent Enclave With a Low-Key ...

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Despina Laou – Greece Sotheby’s International Realty  Pause for a moment, and take a breath. Are you aware of all the ways your senses are being engaged by your surrounding environment? Color palettes and natural light can evoke moods and emotions, while richly ornamented surfaces can amaze and excite. Sound, scents, and taste also have a subtle yet profound effect on your well-being. And how you feel emotionally is partly determined by what you’re feel...

The Benefits of Incorporating Sensory Engagement into Luxury Home Design

January 25, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Despina Laou – Greece Sotheby’s International Realty  Pause for a moment, and take a breath. Are you aware of all the ways your senses are being engaged by your surrounding environment? Color palettes and natural light can evoke moods and emotions, while richly ornamented surfaces can amaze and excite. Sound, scents, and taste also have a subtle yet profound effect on your well-being. And how you feel emotionally is partly determined by what you’re feel...

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Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Experience the pinnacle of luxury living in this expansive estate, spanning over 12,000 square feet. It boasts eight bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, offering a harmonious blend of privacy and communal living. The main level is an entertainer’s delight, with the ...

Video of the Week: A Remarkable Modern Mediterranean in Scottsdale, Arizona

January 24, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Featuring curated videos from the most sought-after destinations the world over, discover this  week’s Video of the Week  Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty Experience the pinnacle of luxury living in this expansive estate, spanning over 12,000 square feet. It boasts eight bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, offering a harmonious blend of privacy and communal living. The main level is an entertainer’s delight, with the ...

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Not long after completing studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, C. P. H. Gilbert began establishing himself as a distinguished architect, ultimately enjoying a reputation for designing townhouses and mansions for industrialists and tycoons across New York. His oeuvre includes dozens of buildings in Manhattan but also properties on Long Island, upstate, and—like this distinctive residence—in Brooklyn’s illustrious Park Slope. Brooklyn, New York |...

Inside a Stylishly Updated Historic Home in Brooklyn

January 23, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Not long after completing studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, C. P. H. Gilbert began establishing himself as a distinguished architect, ultimately enjoying a reputation for designing townhouses and mansions for industrialists and tycoons across New York. His oeuvre includes dozens of buildings in Manhattan but also properties on Long Island, upstate, and—like this distinctive residence—in Brooklyn’s illustrious Park Slope. Brooklyn, New York |...

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The mention of Santa Monica typically conjures images of timeless recreation, entertainment, and diversion—the legendary ocean pier, Pacific Park’s solar-powered Ferris wheel, the historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel, the renowned aquarium, and nearby Muscle Beach. But the area is also a bastion of iconic California architecture, from its numerous Romanesque Revival, Art Deco, and Mediterranean-inspired landmarks to the classical Mission-style villas stre...

Inside a Quintessential Southern California Villa

January 21, 2024 | Melissa Couch

The mention of Santa Monica typically conjures images of timeless recreation, entertainment, and diversion—the legendary ocean pier, Pacific Park’s solar-powered Ferris wheel, the historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel, the renowned aquarium, and nearby Muscle Beach. But the area is also a bastion of iconic California architecture, from its numerous Romanesque Revival, Art Deco, and Mediterranean-inspired landmarks to the classical Mission-style villas stre...

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Luxurious properties with top-tier fitness equipment, invigorating swimming pools, and private sports courts make it easy to stick to a daily wellness routine without leaving home. Meadowcroft Manor Leslie McElwreath, Patte Nusbaum  | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage On 2.2 acres on a prestigious Greenwich lane, this stately, stylish residence has been renovated to the highest of standards. In addition to seven bedroom suites, it of...

No Membership Required: 3 Homes Designed for Healthy Living

January 20, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Luxurious properties with top-tier fitness equipment, invigorating swimming pools, and private sports courts make it easy to stick to a daily wellness routine without leaving home. Meadowcroft Manor Leslie McElwreath, Patte Nusbaum  | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage On 2.2 acres on a prestigious Greenwich lane, this stately, stylish residence has been renovated to the highest of standards. In addition to seven bedroom suites, it of...

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Los Angeles, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage The Golden Globe winner renovated the Spanish-style house in Westwood after purchasing it for $2.3 million in 2019. Poor Things’ Actress Emma Stone Lists L.A. Home for $3.995M – The Wall Street Journal This $2.4M Maryland Midcentury Comes With Two Pools – Dwell A Palm Springs Home Designed by Two Greats of the Midcentury Era Hits the Market for the First Time Ever – Robb ...

Luxury real Estate Headlines: Third Week in January 2024

January 19, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Los Angeles, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage The Golden Globe winner renovated the Spanish-style house in Westwood after purchasing it for $2.3 million in 2019. Poor Things’ Actress Emma Stone Lists L.A. Home for $3.995M – The Wall Street Journal This $2.4M Maryland Midcentury Comes With Two Pools – Dwell A Palm Springs Home Designed by Two Greats of the Midcentury Era Hits the Market for the First Time Ever – Robb ...

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At auction This property offers the rare opportunity to own one of the most iconic oceanfront estates in the prestigious Hamptons. The stunning compound has two residences, over 400 feet of bulkhead beachfront, and palatial grounds, with direct access to the beach. Both houses were built in the classic Southampton style, the main house in the early 1900s and the second house in the 2000s.  Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions With a comb...

At Auction: La Dune, an Iconic Oceanfront Estate

January 18, 2024 | Melissa Couch

At auction This property offers the rare opportunity to own one of the most iconic oceanfront estates in the prestigious Hamptons. The stunning compound has two residences, over 400 feet of bulkhead beachfront, and palatial grounds, with direct access to the beach. Both houses were built in the classic Southampton style, the main house in the early 1900s and the second house in the 2000s.  Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions With a comb...

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Jason Friedman and Ruby Friedman – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Dopamine increases your happiness, alertness, concentration, and motivation. The best part? With the right stimulus, your brain manufactures it for you. That’s why dopamine decor has become such a popular and powerful aesthetic when furnishing the home. Following the trend of “dopamine dressing” in fashion—where colors and textures can help activate the “feel-good neurotransmi...

Why Buyers Are Turning to Homes with Dopamine-Inducing Decor

January 16, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Jason Friedman and Ruby Friedman – Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Dopamine increases your happiness, alertness, concentration, and motivation. The best part? With the right stimulus, your brain manufactures it for you. That’s why dopamine decor has become such a popular and powerful aesthetic when furnishing the home. Following the trend of “dopamine dressing” in fashion—where colors and textures can help activate the “feel-good neurotransmi...

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Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought after locations, explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network. Middleburg, Virginia | TTR Sotheby’s International Realty Nestled in the heart of horse and wine country, Residences at Salamander offers luxury, turnkey living in historic Middleburg, Virginia. The curated collection of estate homes is set within the grounds and rolling hills of the acclai...

New Development Spotlight: Residences at Salamander in Middleburg, Virginia

January 14, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought after locations, explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network. Middleburg, Virginia | TTR Sotheby’s International Realty Nestled in the heart of horse and wine country, Residences at Salamander offers luxury, turnkey living in historic Middleburg, Virginia. The curated collection of estate homes is set within the grounds and rolling hills of the acclai...

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Boasting carefully chosen lighting, top-tier sound systems, and comfortable seating, these home theaters allow for the celebration of cinema in cozy seclusion. Brook Hollow Farm Fran Ehrlich | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage This stately 1920s manor, a pool, a tennis court, delightful gardens, and various outbuildings occupy 47.85 verdant acres in a prestigious area of New York’s Westchester County, some 50 miles outside Manhattan....

4 Home Theaters That Steal the Show

January 13, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Boasting carefully chosen lighting, top-tier sound systems, and comfortable seating, these home theaters allow for the celebration of cinema in cozy seclusion. Brook Hollow Farm Fran Ehrlich | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage This stately 1920s manor, a pool, a tennis court, delightful gardens, and various outbuildings occupy 47.85 verdant acres in a prestigious area of New York’s Westchester County, some 50 miles outside Manhattan....

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Palm Springs, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Asking $8.75 million, the property contains its original furniture, which can be purchased separately. Midcentury Modern Home in Palm Springs Lists for the First Time in 65 Years – The Wall Street Journal Live Out Your ‘Yellowstone’ Fantasy at This $31M Log Cabin Estate – Robb Report This $30M Property in New York Comes With a Bevy of Wellness Amenities – Robb Report $2,400 Per Square Foo...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in January 2024

January 12, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Palm Springs, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Asking $8.75 million, the property contains its original furniture, which can be purchased separately. Midcentury Modern Home in Palm Springs Lists for the First Time in 65 Years – The Wall Street Journal Live Out Your ‘Yellowstone’ Fantasy at This $31M Log Cabin Estate – Robb Report This $30M Property in New York Comes With a Bevy of Wellness Amenities – Robb Report $2,400 Per Square Foo...

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Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage For many people, the start of a new year marks a renewed commitment to health and fitness. Keeping up with a regular wellness routine is a breeze when you have top-notch spa amenities, private pools, saunas, and sports courts right at home, just a few steps away. Telluride, Colorado LIV Sotheby’s International Realty Nestled on a hillside with photo-worthy views of Telluride’s iconic Bridal Veil Falls...

7 Wellness Homes for the New Year

January 11, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage For many people, the start of a new year marks a renewed commitment to health and fitness. Keeping up with a regular wellness routine is a breeze when you have top-notch spa amenities, private pools, saunas, and sports courts right at home, just a few steps away. Telluride, Colorado LIV Sotheby’s International Realty Nestled on a hillside with photo-worthy views of Telluride’s iconic Bridal Veil Falls...

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Sotheby’s International Realty Releases 2024 Luxury Outlook Report Uncovering New Hot Spots for Global Investment, International Destinations With Enticing Tax Incentives, and How Cities and Suburbs Continue to Fare Post-Pandemic Today, Sotheby’s International Realty published its 2024 Luxury Outlook report, a comprehensive exploration into high-end real estate markets across the globe. Following several years of residential real estate frenzy, the rep...

2024 Luxury Outlook Report Reveals Affluent Home Seekers Expanding Reaches and Sustainability Is Top of Mind

January 10, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Sotheby’s International Realty Releases 2024 Luxury Outlook Report Uncovering New Hot Spots for Global Investment, International Destinations With Enticing Tax Incentives, and How Cities and Suburbs Continue to Fare Post-Pandemic Today, Sotheby’s International Realty published its 2024 Luxury Outlook report, a comprehensive exploration into high-end real estate markets across the globe. Following several years of residential real estate frenzy, the rep...

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Mere mention of the zip code 90210 has long signified prosperity and luxury—if not because the Beverly Hills area was home to such golden age luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks, Rudolph Valentino, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Ray Charles, then due to the acclaim of the eponymous 1990s teen drama, which cemented those digits in the pop culture lexicon. Homes within the city limits themselves and within the area known as Beverly Hills Post Office have l...

Inside a Quintessential Beverly Hills Aerie

January 9, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Mere mention of the zip code 90210 has long signified prosperity and luxury—if not because the Beverly Hills area was home to such golden age luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks, Rudolph Valentino, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Ray Charles, then due to the acclaim of the eponymous 1990s teen drama, which cemented those digits in the pop culture lexicon. Homes within the city limits themselves and within the area known as Beverly Hills Post Office have l...

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Honey Deylami – Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty The start of a new year is usually associated with the beginning of new adventures. But in the media and entertainment business, a new year marks an opportunity to reflect on recent triumphs. The entertainment of the past 12 months has been parsed and praised, and the only thing left to do is definitively decide which are worthy of the industry’s biggest awards. Continue reading 4 Living Rooms Perfect...

4 Living Rooms Perfect for Hosting an Award-Winning Viewing Party

January 7, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Honey Deylami – Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty The start of a new year is usually associated with the beginning of new adventures. But in the media and entertainment business, a new year marks an opportunity to reflect on recent triumphs. The entertainment of the past 12 months has been parsed and praised, and the only thing left to do is definitively decide which are worthy of the industry’s biggest awards. Continue reading 4 Living Rooms Perfect...

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Whether in the heart of Manhattan or in the historic district of Santa Fe, these impeccable kitchens offer an impressive blend of functionality, comfort, and style. A River Oaks Classic Walter Bering | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty On one of the most sought-after streets in Houston, this stately 1939 residence has been painstakingly, stylishly renovated to serve as a chic setting for sophisticated living and entertaining. Continue readin...

A Recipe for Style: 4 Homes with Fabulous Kitchens

January 6, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Whether in the heart of Manhattan or in the historic district of Santa Fe, these impeccable kitchens offer an impressive blend of functionality, comfort, and style. A River Oaks Classic Walter Bering | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty On one of the most sought-after streets in Houston, this stately 1939 residence has been painstakingly, stylishly renovated to serve as a chic setting for sophisticated living and entertaining. Continue readin...

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London, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty The property includes the first two floors of the building and two levels below grade, one with a walkout terrace and the other with a skylight. A London Apartment Near Harrods Lists for Over $63M – The Wall Street Journal Two Penthouses Atop New York’s Plaza Hotel Hit the Market for a Combined $70 Million – Robb Report $825,000 Homes in South Carolina, Oregon and Pennsylvania – The New Yor...

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in January 2024

January 5, 2024 | Melissa Couch

London, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty The property includes the first two floors of the building and two levels below grade, one with a walkout terrace and the other with a skylight. A London Apartment Near Harrods Lists for Over $63M – The Wall Street Journal Two Penthouses Atop New York’s Plaza Hotel Hit the Market for a Combined $70 Million – Robb Report $825,000 Homes in South Carolina, Oregon and Pennsylvania – The New Yor...

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From a splendid villa in Tamarin, Mauritius, to a historic estate in Monte San Savino, Italy, these are this month’s five featured notable properties for sale over US$4 Million. Monte San Savino, Italy Italy Sotheby’s International Realty This meticulously restored farmhouse, likely built in 1785 and expanded over the years, preserves classic Tuscan architectural features in two separate living spaces. The villa, once stables, offers spacious family-fri...

New and Notable Homes for Sale Over $4 Million: January 2024

January 4, 2024 | Melissa Couch

From a splendid villa in Tamarin, Mauritius, to a historic estate in Monte San Savino, Italy, these are this month’s five featured notable properties for sale over US$4 Million. Monte San Savino, Italy Italy Sotheby’s International Realty This meticulously restored farmhouse, likely built in 1785 and expanded over the years, preserves classic Tuscan architectural features in two separate living spaces. The villa, once stables, offers spacious family-fri...

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Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty. The addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the Caribbean and its 31st office in the region.   Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty, based on the West End, will serve the entire island and is owned by Lesley Reed and Harrison Drouin-Reed who have a combined 40 plus years of real estate experience. Reed and Drouin-Reed also lead St. Martin So...

Sotheby’s International Realty Opens Office in Anguilla

January 3, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty. The addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the Caribbean and its 31st office in the region.   Anguilla Sotheby’s International Realty, based on the West End, will serve the entire island and is owned by Lesley Reed and Harrison Drouin-Reed who have a combined 40 plus years of real estate experience. Reed and Drouin-Reed also lead St. Martin So...

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Kylie Stewart- New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty There are certain aspects of a luxury home that are so classic and timeless, they’ve become shorthand for opulence. The marble bathroom is one of them. When embellished with marble, an ensuite instantly and intuitively conjures an impression of quality, radiance, and relaxation. And through floors and tiles, or tubs and countertops, there are many creative ways to feature this material and magnif...

5 Bathrooms with Stunning Marble Features

January 2, 2024 | Melissa Couch

Kylie Stewart- New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty There are certain aspects of a luxury home that are so classic and timeless, they’ve become shorthand for opulence. The marble bathroom is one of them. When embellished with marble, an ensuite instantly and intuitively conjures an impression of quality, radiance, and relaxation. And through floors and tiles, or tubs and countertops, there are many creative ways to feature this material and magnif...

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In desirable settings from East Coast to West, these distinctive, well-appointed home bars prove that the best spot for a festive nightcap is often home sweet home. Sophisticated Style in Santa Fe Tara Earley, Cathy Griffith, Ricky Allen | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage Overlooking the rolling fairways of a Jack Nicklaus–designed golf course in Santa Fe’s exclusive Las Campanas community, this custom estate—a 4,296-square-foot two-...

Sipping in Style: Four Homes with Cocktail Bars

December 30, 2023 | Melissa Couch

In desirable settings from East Coast to West, these distinctive, well-appointed home bars prove that the best spot for a festive nightcap is often home sweet home. Sophisticated Style in Santa Fe Tara Earley, Cathy Griffith, Ricky Allen | Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe Brokerage Overlooking the rolling fairways of a Jack Nicklaus–designed golf course in Santa Fe’s exclusive Las Campanas community, this custom estate—a 4,296-square-foot two-...

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As any traveling businessperson or seasoned globetrotter knows, Manhattan is strewn with hotels, many of them glamorous and highly esteemed. None, however, can hold a proverbial candle to the Plaza, whose silhouette alone is recognizable to esteemed executives, royalty—both heads of state and the Hollywood variety—and Eloise fans young and old. This historic landmark was designed in the early 20th century by architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh and, foll...

Inside Two Penthouses at the Plaza

December 28, 2023 | Melissa Couch

As any traveling businessperson or seasoned globetrotter knows, Manhattan is strewn with hotels, many of them glamorous and highly esteemed. None, however, can hold a proverbial candle to the Plaza, whose silhouette alone is recognizable to esteemed executives, royalty—both heads of state and the Hollywood variety—and Eloise fans young and old. This historic landmark was designed in the early 20th century by architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh and, foll...

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Video of the Week: An Extraordinary Modern Beach Residence in Sarasota, Florida

December 27, 2023 | Melissa Couch

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Joseph Barbieri – Sotheby’s International Realty Greenwich Brokerage What constitutes a luxury home? There was no singular answer to that question in 2023, as every month produced a pageant of some of the most exemplary and visionary properties on earth. Some are chic and innovative, featuring the latest technology and forward-thinking approaches to indoor-outdoor living. Others celebrate classical prestige, paying homage to stately nobility and long-st...

Year in Review: Luxury Home Highlights from 2023

December 26, 2023 | Melissa Couch

Joseph Barbieri – Sotheby’s International Realty Greenwich Brokerage What constitutes a luxury home? There was no singular answer to that question in 2023, as every month produced a pageant of some of the most exemplary and visionary properties on earth. Some are chic and innovative, featuring the latest technology and forward-thinking approaches to indoor-outdoor living. Others celebrate classical prestige, paying homage to stately nobility and long-st...

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