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New Exclusive Birnam Wood Home Available

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One of the most sophisticated homes in the club where you’ll enjoy panoramic fairway views stretching to ocean glimpses and grounds designed by landscape designer, Mark Rios, and featuring sculptures by Robert Holmes, cut-stone terraces and a reflecting lap-pool. Interior spaces are as rewarding, designed by Bruce Gregga with a generous master suite, two relaxing guest suites and den accented by stone fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and walls of glass to private terraces and manicured grounds. A unique combination of expansive views and yet offering complete privacy. The perfect home for entertaining. Everything about this property speaks volumes about quality and attention to detail.

Sotheby’s Montecito Office Represents Two Most Expensive Homes in America

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Our Montecito Office represents number 6 and number 8 of the most expensive homes now for sale in America.

Sotheby’s Volume 8 2014 Significant Real Estate Sales

 

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–EAST HAMPTON BROKERAGE $21,500,000 | New York, USA

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–EAST HAMPTON BROKERAGE
$21,500,000 | New York, USA

I am pleased to provide you with the Volume 8 issue of Sotheby’s Significant Sales.

This issue features top real estate sales from various locations, including a
European Villa in East Hampton, a waterfront estate in East Hampton, a French
country masterpiece in California, and Vancouver’s Gables Estate.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–EAST HAMPTON BROKERAGE
$21,500,000 | New York, USA

This unique European Villa was built in 1915 and designed by noted architect
William Bottomley. It was completely renovated in 2009 by architect Robert Young,
who combined contemporary elements with the original details in all six bedrooms
and six-and-a-half baths. There is a large living room with dual fireplaces, chef’s
kitchen with copper and steel cabinetry and tamarind wood ledges.Surrounded by four
rolling acres of lush green lawns, orchards, lily pond, immaculate gardens, tennis
court and oversized pool with pool house, the home has private ocean access.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–EAST HAMPTON BROKERAGE
$21,250,000 | New York, USA

2014-v8-significant-sales_New-York-Georgica Pond-$21.25m

This home has sensational sunset waterviews from a vacant 3.2-acre meadow with an
open lawn to 197 feet directly on Georgica Pond. The estate is minutes to the ocean
beach. It is zoned for a 15,000 square foot residence, pool and tennis court.

EWING SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
$19,750,000 | California, USA

2014-v8-significant-sales_New-York-French-country-$19.75m

This French Country masterpiece is set on three acres within the exclusive,
guard-gated Hidden Hills.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY CANADA
$9,500,000 (CAD) $8,513,765 (USD) | Vancouver, Canada

2014-v8-significant-sales_Vancouver-$9.5

Vancouver’s Gables Estate is situated on prestigious South West Marine
Drive. It is the largest estate property available in Vancouver. Built in
1929 for the President of the B.C.Electic, W.G.Murrin, the Gables has
had only two owners and truly epitomizes the fruits of Vancouver’s
rich industrial wealth and heritage. Situated on private grounds, the
Tudor inspired residence of more than 10,000 square feet offers a very
functional floor plan that can accommodate grand entertaining as well
as comfortable family living. All principal rooms are bright and enjoy
Delta and Vancouver Island views and tranquil garden vistas.

 

 

Sotheby’s Volume 7 2014 Significant Real Estate Sales

 

$42,000,000 USD | Bahamas | Lyford Cay Sotheby’s International Realty

$42,000,000 USD | Bahamas | Lyford Cay Sotheby’s International Realty

I am pleased to provide you with the Volume 7 2014 issue of Sotheby’s Significant Sales.

The Volume 7 issue features top real estate sales from various locations, including two exclusive beachfront estates sold in our very own Montecito, California, and one ocean view estate sold in our very own Carpinteria, California, as well as the magnificent waterfront estate located in the Bahamas, the beautiful Conyer’s Farms, owned by Academy Award-winning Ron Howard, and a
full-floor Fifth avenue residence designed by Roger Ferris.

LYFORD CAY SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
$42,000,000 | Bahamas

This property offers its owners their own private beach in a secure community.
Meticulously maintained, the spacious 30,000 square foot family home is situated
on two acres with 590 feet of frontage located at the entrance to the Lyford Cay
Marina. One of the most prestigious properties in Lyford Cay, included in the
sale is a 1.4 acre beachfront lot across the street. Amenities include a tennis
court, pool, Jacuzzi, 200 feet of dock and all of the necessary improvements
for easy tropical living.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–GREENWICH BROKERAGE
$27,500,000 | Connecticut, USA

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An hour’s drive from New York City, beautiful Conyers Farms is where Academy
Award-winning producer and director Ron Howard and his wife chose to raise
their family. Their private country estate, consisting of approximately
32 acres of unparalleled privacy showcases a splendid shingle style main
house with more than eighteen thousand square feet, a charming Craftsman
style two-bedroom guest house, an indoor sports complex, observatory
silo with Meade telescope, barns, paddocks, ivydraped stone head house,
greenhouse plus formal rose, boxwood and organic gardens.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–EAST SIDE MANHATTAN BROKERAGE
$20,500,000 | New York, USA

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This architecturally stunning full floor prewar residence on Fifth Avenue
is in triple mint condition and was designed by world renowned architect,
Roger Ferris. Situated on 88th Street directly opposite the Guggenheim
Museum, the views of Central Park, the Reservoir and city skyline from this
11th Floor apartment are truly spectacular.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–MONTECITO–COAST VILLAGE ROAD BROKERAGE | $20,000,000 | California, USA

2014-v7-significant-sales_Montecito-Fernald2-$20

A rare jewel, this Fernald Point residence has approximately 244 linear
feet of ocean front, sits on approximately three flat acres and includes
an approximately 7,300-square foot home with pool, tennis court and beach
cabana, plus two-bedroom guest or staff quarters. This unique estate is
an oasis of rolling lawns and specimen palms all facing south to the
sand and surf.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–MONTECITO–COAST VILLAGE ROAD BROKERAGE | $19,870,000 | California, USA

2014-v7-significant-sales_Montecito-Fernald-$19.87

One of a kind Montecito Beachfront Estate/Fernald Point on 2 parcels.
Charming 3bd/4.5ba home on one parcel, estate site w/ approx. 300ft
of prime beach frontage on 2nd parcel w/Marc Appleton plans & elaborate
foundation in place for a 13,000+/- sf residence. Totaling 3+ acres,
the lush, gated grounds feature a n/s tennis court & mature specimen
trees creating the ultimate beachfront retreat.

SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY–MONTECITO–COAST VILLAGE ROAD BROKERAGE | $18,067,240 | Carpinteria, California, USA

2014-v7-significant-sales_Carpinteria-polo-$18,067,240

Built in 2009, this approximately 10,378-square foot Italian-style villa
is situated on approximately 22 acres, adjacent to the Santa Barbara
Polo & Racquet Club. The property boasts equestrian facilities, exercise
field, orchards, infinity edge pool and spa. Fine craftsmanship abounds
in this six-bedroom, 9.5-bath ocean view residence. The home features a
formal living room with fireplace, office, gourmet kitchen and four
bedroom suites, as well as a master suite. Other amenities include
wine, recreation and media rooms, in addition to staff quarters.

 

 

 

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: 3rd Week of December

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury real estate, home, art, collectibles, Sotheby’s auction house, jets & yachts, sports & luxury cars, and lifestyle & travel news from around the world.

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London has three of the world’s ten most expensive properties – London Evening Standard

Sotheby’s September 2013 Significant Sales Around the World – HarryKolb.com/blog

Luxury Developers Bet Big on Ultramodern – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. economic recovery is expected to gain strength in 2014 – Los Angeles Times

Ocwen Financial Corp. reaches $2.1-billion mortgage-servicing settlement – Los Angeles Times

Billionaire David Murdock lists Bel-Air mansion at $30 million – Los Angeles Times

Sotheby’s International Realty sets up office in Dubai – gulfnews.com

Wealthy Chinese Explore Texas as a Venue to Park Wealth in U.S. Real Estate – The Sacramento Bee

William Pitt Sotheby’s looks to Chinese home buyers – ctpost.com

10 Hottest Housing Markets – CNNMoney.com

Breakfast at Sotheby’s: An A-Z of the Art World – TheEconomist.com

Sotheby’s Record Breaking Modern and Post-War British Art Sales Surpass ÂŁ7m – Artlyst.com