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Sotheby’s October 2013 Significant Sales Around the World

This issue features top sales from diverse locations around the world, beginning with a spectacular property in Lyford Cay, Bahamas. Also featured are properties from Florida, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas, Connecticut, Massachusetts, California and one from our own Montecito Coast Village Road office in Montecito, California.

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This stunning beachfront home is situated in the heart of the
exclusive gated community of Lyford Cay. The eight-acre estate
offers over 12,000 square feet of living space, plus a 5,100
square foot, five-bedroom staff accommodation. Additionally,
there are two gatehouses totalling 3,566 square feet. The home
has 407 feet of beautiful white sand beach. The main house features
two master suites and three separate guest accommodations designed
with privacy in mind. One of the master suites has hardwood floors
and a partially covered private veranda with beachfront views.
Between the living room and dining room there is a wood panelled
bar accentuated by marble counter tops and two Palladian French
doors that lead out to the pool and beach. The heated pool is
surrounded by a spacious Italian tiled pool deck and poolside
amenities include a wet bar and grill, covered seating and dining
area perfect for relaxing and entertaining. There also is a
wine cellar and elevator.



Located just north of Orlando, Florida, on Lake Mary Boulevard
directly across from the internationally recognized community of
Heathrow, this 117-acre pristine property was the crown jewel of the
Jeno and Lois Paulucci estate (Jeno Paulucci developed the Heathrow
community) and was one of the most prized land holdings in Central
Florida. The property has been maintained in a park-like setting and
features two lakes and large stands of historic oak trees. The property
will be developed into an exclusive single family residential community
with approximately 143 custom residences.



A world-class estate with ski-out access to Buttermilk Mountain,
this property is located less than 10 minutes to downtown Aspen.
With breathtaking views of all four ski areas, the Continental Divide,
the Hunter Creek Valley and beyond, the European-style estate
features six bedrooms, seven full baths, three half baths, 12,002 square
feet, 800 bottle wine room, theater and exercise room with steam shower.
There also are his and her offices, a library, private main level master
suite, full entertainment bar, nine fireplaces, elevator to all three levels,
four-car garage with heated floors, custom Gunite heated pool, hot tub
and separate caretaker unit.



With one of the most dramatic locations in Emerald Bay,
directly overlooking the Emerald Bay surf line with phenomenal
panoramic and far reaching Laguna and south coastline
views, this home has approximately 6,000 square feet of living
space. There are six bedrooms and six-and-a-half baths. A breathtaking
formal entry has a retractable skylight/roof, and the living
room has two-story, ceiling-to-floor windows showcasing the
Emerald Bay beach from one end to the other. Built new in 1993,
no expense was sparred with the details and amenities of this
landmark oceanfront residence.



This stunning glass pavilion house is set on approximately
three-and-a-half-acres in Montecito. The five-bedroom, fiveand-
a-half-bath home is approximately 13,980 square feet. The house
includes a large kitchen with wine room, grand hallway and art gallery.
The art gallery is capable of holding up to 32 cars. The combination
of architectural ground breaking style and detail in finish
quality make it a home without compare.



This tropical Balinese resort-style residence has wooden
gates to the courtyard terrace, pool, spa and cabana. The
sophisticated custom home features limestone, cherry and Indonesian
merbau hardwood f loors. Four fireplaces grace this
four-bedroom home and an expansive great room features stunning
ocean and Catalina views with sliding glass doors opening
to stone terraces, adorned with lush gardens and Koi pond.
Located on the ocean side of the prestigious gated community
of Irvine Cove with close proximity to the private beach, oceanfront
park and tennis courts.



Sotheby’s Significant Sales April 2013

The April 2013 issue of Significant Sales is now available and showcases top Sotheby’s International Realty Sales from around the world.  April 2013 sales include an impressive 17,342-acre ranch in Texas and two California estates.

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Taiwan Sotheby’s International Realty | $31,250,000 (USD), 919.2 M (NTD) | Taipei, Taiwan


This well-designed building is constructed with steel reinforced concrete construction. A 12-meter distance from the road provides a more tranquil atmosphere and a higher level of privacy. Set in the middle of the prestigious Far East Commercial District in Taipei, the primary location across the famous Far East Plaza offers the architecture a significant view of the splendid Dunhua South Road area and also allows a wide range of convenience in both transportation and daily facilities. The building’s elegant external design follows a high aesthetic standard and aims at resembling artistic museums, featuring gorgeous and carefully-selected granite façade on all four sides.

Coastal Sotheby’s International Realty | $11,500,000 | Florida, USA



Villa Amante del Baile, a graceful, historic oceanfront estate, is
located just three blocks from the world famous restaurants and
shopping of Worth Avenue on the exclusive island of Palm Beach.
Recalling the golden days of prestigious Palm Beach, Villa Amante del
Baile was designed and built by world-renowned architect, Maurice
Fatio. Inspired by centuries-old Mediterranean architecture, Fatio
set this tropical oasis overlooking the expansive Atlantic Ocean
with spectacular, panoramic ocean views from all three levels. This
oceanfront estate boasts more than 9,000 square feet and includes front
door deeded beach access. The interior features five bedrooms, seven
full baths and two half baths.

Sotheby’s International Realty Canada | $11,312,164 (USD), $11,830,000 (CAD) | Vancouver, Canada


This West Coast contemporary home is located on sought after UBC Endowment “Freehold” land of more than 30,000 square feet, featuring spectacular water and mountain views. There are spacious principal rooms and exterior patio areas. The private master suite with second bedroom or den is on the upper level. The Garden level offers two additional bedrooms plus a family or games room.

Sotheby’s Significant Sales Best of 2012

Our agents have access to some of the most qualified buyers in the world. Take a look at some of the special properties they have most recently successfully represented in 2012.

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Burger Sotheby’s International Realty | €48 million, $60.3 million | France


The legendary Palais Maeterlinck on the French Riviera is a neo – classic property located on the tip of the Cap de Nice, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The property is made up of three buildings. This impressive estate offers a total of more than 7,000 square meters (approximately 75,340 square feet) of living space. It was the former home of famed Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck and his wife, artist Renée Dahon. After her death, the property was divided into condominiums before becoming a luxury hotel in 1990. The hotel operation ceased in 2008.

Rome Sotheby’s International Realty | €35,500,000 Euros, $45,850,000 USD | Italy


“Villa Tritone” in Sorrento is considered one of Italy’s most
unique and elegant seafront villas. The neo-classical property is located
over the remains of an important ancient Roman villa dating back to
the 1st century A.D., and which is still visible amid part of the grounds.
Its gardens were designed by Harold Peto-secret paths and alleys run
through the lush vegetation, revealing Greek/Roman statues, urns,
fountains and sea views.

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty | $42,000,000 | Florida, USA


Port Royal is an enchanting estate directly on the Gulf of Mexico and surrounded
by 3.25 acres with 200 feet of beachfront and 710 feet of depth. The custom gated entry
has a long winding driveway to the main house with almost 16,000 square feet of living
area. There also is a separate two bedroom, two-and-a-half bath guest house of about
1,900 square feet. There is a two-story floating staircase, formal living and dining rooms,
music room, family dining room, entertaining and gaming rooms, gourmet kitchen with
separate chef ’s prep kitchen, master suite and four guest suites. The home also features
his and her private dens, home theatre, elevator and seven-car garage. There are handcarved
marble fireplaces, onyx, marble and Bulgarian limestone flooring, hand-painted
silk wallpaper, Venetian plaster, coffered and vaulted ceilings and Enkeboll millwork.
Completing this masterpiece is an oversized infinity edge pool, copper domed pool
pavilion with fireplace and kitchen for al fresco dining, lighted tennis/basketball court
with pavilion, putting green, koi pond and romantic tea garden.

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty | $39,400,000 | Florida, USA


Located on Indian Creek Island, a private island of only 38 residents,
this 17,000 square foot Palladian Villa with a Coral façade is
on 2.7 acres with 400 feet of water frontage. This masterpiece was created
by Joe Brennan, a Toronto-based architect, together with world
renowned interior designer Axel Vervoordt and Belgium’s star landscape
architect, Peter Wirtz.


Sotheby’s Significant Sales Best of 2011

The Best of 2011 issue of Significant Sales is now available and showcases top Sotheby’s International Realty Sales from around the world.

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Sotheby’s International Realty-Greenwich Brokerage | $39,500,000 | Connecticut, USA


Point of View is located in prestigious Field Point Park. This century-old Long Island Sound compound is one of Greenwich’s most significant waterfront estates. The expansive six-bedroom, 20,000 square foot stone residence sits commandingly on 4.26 acres fronting 340 feet of shoreline. Inside, the grand 35-foot high, marble-floored atrium gallery serves as a pivotal space from which the first rooms unfold, beginning with the semi-circular, window-walled living room. Library/gallery spaces are arranged on the main and garden levels, where a natatorium/ballroom features an elaborate mosaic floor that lowers with the touch of a button to transform into the indoor pool. There are waterside terraces, and the park-like grounds feature a pool, guest house and guest cottage alongside the historic 175 foot suspension bridge designed by John Roebling & Sons.

London Sotheby’s International Realty | £19,250,000 GBP | $31,624,774 USD | London


Arguably the finest home in Hampstead village, it is discreetly hidden
from the road with uninterrupted views over the Heath. This
award-winning mansion has been substantially rebuilt and modernized
to provide extensive accommodation and leisure facilities. With a total
7,190 square feet/668 square meters, it is located in Central London.

Sotheby’s International Realty-San Francisco Brokerage | $29,500,000 | California, USA


This extraordinary 1922 Grand Tudor Revival mansion has dramatic
Bay and Golden Gate Bridge views from every level and occupies
more than one-third of an acre on an exclusive section of San
Francisco’s highly coveted Gold Coast. Set back from the street for the
ultimate in privacy, the unique and delightful approach to this magnificent
residence is on a brick path through flowering south gardens. Spanning
four spacious levels—all with elevator access—this well-designed,
light-filled home features grand public rooms that showcase classic
period detail including leaded glass windows and elaborate moldings
and millwork. Walkways through lush rear northern gardens lead to the
heated pool and spa.

Sotheby’s International Realty-Palm Beach Brokerage | $29,150,000 | Florida, USA


This tropical retreat encompasses two acres with 190-feet of direct
ocean frontage. Offering the ultimate in privacy, the six bedroom,
seven-and-a-half bath residence has magnificent views, coquina and tile
floors throughout and a salt water pool.

Sotheby’s International Realty-San Francisco Brokerage | $28,000,000 | California, USA


Sited atop the highest floors of the Five-Star St. Regis Hotel & Residences
in San Francisco, this one-of-a-kind, palatial penthouse features
more than 20,000 expansive square feet, including 2,900 square
feet of terraces – one of the largest personal residences in all of San
Francisco. This exquisite, grand penthouse was designed for city living
and has floor-to-ceiling glass walls soaring 21 feet, 360-degree views of
many San Francisco landmarks, six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms,
four powder rooms, world-class security, six car valet parking and fivestar
hotel amenities.

Island Sotheby’s International Realty | $27,000,000 | Hawaii, USA


A truly magnificent location, nestled in Makena on Maui’s South
shore, this one-of-a-kind estate provides direct views of the blue
pacific, white surf and year round sunsets. The gated entry and more
than 1.6 ocean front acres provides privacy. Recently restored, this single
level residence with four bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths offers
the best in Island style living on the Pacific.