Sotheby’s March 2014 Significant Sales


The River View Estate in Virginia recently sold in March 2014 for $18,600,000

I am pleased to provide you with the May 2014 issue of Sotheby’s Significant Sales.

The March issue features top sales from various locations, beginning with the River View Estate in Virginia, that was originally part of President George Washington’s famed Mount Vernon Estate, an exclusive estate in Pelican Point, California, a stunning villa in Turks & Caicos, and a pieds dans l’eau villa in Milan, Italy.

| $18,600,000 | VIRGINIA, USA

River View Estate was offered for the first time in more than
50 years. A 16.5-acre estate that was originally part of President
George Washington’s famed Mount Vernon Estate, this significant
assemblage of waterfront property is located just ten miles from
the nation’s capital via the tree-lined George Washington Memorial
Parkway. The estate is easily accessible from the region’s three
airports that service both private and commercial aviation. Steeped
in American history, River View Estate offers an unrivaled respite
into nature, yet is just minutes from the dining, cultural and
educational offerings of both Old Town Alexandria, Northern
Virginia and Washington


| $14,700,000 | CALIFORNIA, USA

Encompassing two lots in exclusive Pelican Point, this stunning
estate offers 17,000 square feet of living space over
lush, resort-like grounds. Implementing the highest quality of
interior finishes and professional design, this impeccable estate
blends classic European architecture with effortless day-to-day
living. It offers panoramic views of the coastline, ocean, Catalina
Island and the Pelican Hills Golf Course. The main residence
features six bedrooms, seven and one-half baths. The guest residence
consists of three bedrooms, four and four half baths. A
lower-level features a theatre, wine cellar, family room, spa and
basketball court.


| $9,750,000 | TURKS & CAICOS

Situated directly on the spectacular, elevated shoreline of
northwest point, Providenciales, Villa 32 enjoys one of the
most desirable ocean panoramas of all private villas at the famed
Amanyara Resort. Spanning 4,480 interior square feet and 9,950
square feet under roof, Villa 32 embodies Amanyara’s signature
architectural, landscape and interior design. The lushly landscaped,
volcanic rock, infinity edge pool provides the centrepiece
for the villa compound, drawing the views to the water beyond
through the sunken outdoor dining sala.


| €7,000,000 (EUR), $9,629,380 (USD) | ITALY

This pieds dans l’eau villa has private access to the sea, between
Camogli and Portofino – one of the most beautiful locations in
Italy. The period property is on three levels and has eight bedrooms
and four bathrooms, a guest house, boat house and garden of about
3,500 square meters. Several extensive terraces surround the villa offering
360-degree views of the coast and the sea.