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12/28/2020

The Largest Homes for Sale With Sotheby’s International Realty

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Crete, Greece | Savvas Savvaidis, Greece Sotheby’s International Realty Many of the best luxuries in life come in small packages: a perfect bottle of wine, a vintage watch, a bespoke handbag. But o...

12/26/2020

Hall of Flame: 5 Homes with Cozy Fireplaces

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From Connecticut to California, these five estates feature striking fireplaces that—whether surrounded by stalwart stonework or part of a classic East Coast aesthetic—provide warmth, charm, and sty...

12/21/2020

Sophisticated and Snug – 6 Home Features to Chase Away the Chill

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Verbier, Switzerland | Sven Dutoit, Cardis Immobilier Sotheby’s International Realty With the winter months upon us, now is the time to create warm and cozy spaces for relaxing on chilly nights. Wh...

12/19/2020

Making a Splash: 5 Homes with Relaxing Claw-Footed Tubs

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In these five homes—from the Hamptons to San Francisco—classic claw-footed tubs transform baths into a peaceful personal spa perfect for retreating from the world for one warm, luxurious moment. Di...

12/14/2020

Bring It In – The 5 Outdoor Amenities You Can Enjoy Inside

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New York, New York | Stan Ponte & Randall Gianopulos, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage As temperatures drop in the Northern Hemisphere, homeowners are looking for crea...

12/14/2020

Bring It In – The 5 Outdoor Amenities You Can Enjoy Inside

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New York, New York | Stan Ponte & Randall Gianopulos, Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan Brokerage As temperatures drop in the Northern Hemisphere, homeowners are looking for crea...

12/12/2020

Going Above and Beyond: Five Exceptional Staircases

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Ranging from classically elegant to crisp, clean, and minimal, these staircases are fascinating focal points that create dazzling first impressions. Villa Testarossa Sonoma, California | Juliette A...

12/12/2020

Going Above and Beyond: Five Exceptional Staircases

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Ranging from classically elegant to crisp, clean, and minimal, these staircases are fascinating focal points that create dazzling first impressions. Villa Testarossa Sonoma, California | Juliette A...

12/7/2020

Global Getaways: Luxury Rental Market Spotlight on Italy

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Lake Como, Italy | Pietro Venturini del Greco, Italy Sotheby’s International Realty  We recently explored why a luxury rental might be your next real estate investment; now let’s take a closer look...

12/7/2020

Global Getaways: Luxury Rental Market Spotlight on Italy

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Lake Como, Italy | Pietro Venturini del Greco, Italy Sotheby’s International Realty  We recently explored why a luxury rental might be your next real estate investment; now let’s take a closer look...

12/5/2020

Sipping in Style: 5 Well-Equipped Home Cocktail Bars

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In desirable settings from West Coast to East, these distinctive, expertly appointed home bars prove that sometimes, the best spot for a festive nightcap is home sweet home. Chic Greenwich Getaway ...

12/5/2020

Sipping in Style: 5 Well-Equipped Home Cocktail Bars

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In desirable settings from West Coast to East, these distinctive, expertly appointed home bars prove that sometimes, the best spot for a festive nightcap is home sweet home. Chic Greenwich Getaway ...

12/3/2020

New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale Over $5 Million | December 2020

Erik Weinbrecht

From a light-filled Parisian apartment to a  timeless fieldstone home in Washington DC, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $5 million. Paris, France Paris, France...

12/3/2020

New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale Over $5 Million | December 2020

Erik Weinbrecht

From a light-filled Parisian apartment to a  timeless fieldstone home in Washington DC, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $5 million. Paris, France Paris, France...

11/30/2020

Why a Luxury Rental Might Be Your Next Great Real Estate Decision

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London, England | Mohamed Zaghloul, United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty Depending on your lifestyle, the rental of a luxury home can fill a noticeable gap in your future planning. Whether...

11/30/2020

Why a Luxury Rental Might Be Your Next Great Real Estate Decision

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London, England | Mohamed Zaghloul, United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty Depending on your lifestyle, the rental of a luxury home can fill a noticeable gap in your future planning. Whether...

11/28/2020

Blow Off Some Steam – 5 Homes with Saunas

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A few minutes spent in a sauna now and then is known to trigger blood flow, release endorphins, and improve physical and mental health. These homes have saunas that—with their clean-lined wood plan...

11/28/2020

Blow Off Some Steam – 5 Homes with Saunas

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A few minutes spent in a sauna now and then is known to trigger blood flow, release endorphins, and improve physical and mental health. These homes have saunas that—with their clean-lined wood plan...

11/26/2020

Did We Uncover the World’s Most Inspiring Dining Rooms? You Decide

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Houston, Texas | Kim Phillips, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty  The dining room is an important hub in any home. It’s where families gather, where friends linger late into the evening ...

11/26/2020

Did We Uncover the World’s Most Inspiring Dining Rooms? You Decide

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Houston, Texas | Kim Phillips, Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty  The dining room is an important hub in any home. It’s where families gather, where friends linger late into the evening ...

11/23/2020

5 Properties for Gathering at a Distance

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As we continue to keep our social gatherings small and spaced out, homeowners are looking for safe and inventive ways to come together through the winter holidays. The change in seasons also means ...

11/23/2020

5 Properties for Gathering at a Distance

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As we continue to keep our social gatherings small and spaced out, homeowners are looking for safe and inventive ways to come together through the winter holidays. The change in seasons also means ...

11/22/2020

The Global Resident | Part 5 – Relocation to Singapore and Thailand

Erik Weinbrecht

As the landscape of the world continues to change every day, people are looking closely for investment opportunities. Placing their quality of life at the forefront of their decision making, some o...

11/22/2020

The Global Resident | Part 5 – Relocation to Singapore and Thailand

Erik Weinbrecht

As the landscape of the world continues to change every day, people are looking closely for investment opportunities. Placing their quality of life at the forefront of their decision making, some o...

11/21/2020

Bon Appétit! 5 Homes with La Cornue Ranges

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In Paris in 1908, Albert Dupuy revolutionized cooking with his invention of the La Cornue oven. The tradition of excellence and elegance continues today, in ranges made by hand, in labor-intensive ...

11/21/2020

Bon Appétit! 5 Homes with La Cornue Ranges

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In Paris in 1908, Albert Dupuy revolutionized cooking with his invention of the La Cornue oven. The tradition of excellence and elegance continues today, in ranges made by hand, in labor-intensive ...

11/14/2020

High-End Hospitality: 5 Properties with Inviting Guesthouses

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One of the benefits of owning an estate is being able to offer guests their own truly private space. Whether in California’s wine country, on the banks of a Long Island lake, or on a historic stree...

11/14/2020

High-End Hospitality: 5 Properties with Inviting Guesthouses

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One of the benefits of owning an estate is being able to offer guests their own truly private space. Whether in California’s wine country, on the banks of a Long Island lake, or on a historic stree...

11/12/2020

The Life Aquatic | 5 Homes With Architectural Water Features

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Whether in the piazzas of Italy or the rushing falls of Niagara, water has the power to draw the eye and set a dramatic scene. From fountains to infinity pools to moats, water features also serve t...

11/12/2020

The Life Aquatic | 5 Homes With Architectural Water Features

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Whether in the piazzas of Italy or the rushing falls of Niagara, water has the power to draw the eye and set a dramatic scene. From fountains to infinity pools to moats, water features also serve t...

11/8/2020

The Global Resident | Part 4 – Relocation to New Zealand and French Polynesia

Erik Weinbrecht

As the landscape of the world continues to change every day, people are looking closely for investment opportunities. Placing their quality of life at the forefront of their decision making, some o...

11/8/2020

The Global Resident | Part 4 – Relocation to New Zealand and French Polynesia

Erik Weinbrecht

As the landscape of the world continues to change every day, people are looking closely for investment opportunities. Placing their quality of life at the forefront of their decision making, some o...

11/7/2020

Dramatic Doorways | Five Homes with Colorful Front Doors

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A good first impression is everything. From Cape Cod to California wine country, these front doors greet guests with doses of cheery, welcoming color. Striking Santa Fe Style Santa Fe, New Mexico |...

11/7/2020

Dramatic Doorways | Five Homes with Colorful Front Doors

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A good first impression is everything. From Cape Cod to California wine country, these front doors greet guests with doses of cheery, welcoming color. Striking Santa Fe Style Santa Fe, New Mexico |...

11/2/2020

New and Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $11 Million | November 2020

Erik Weinbrecht

From a Neoclassical masterpiece in Florida to a tropical estate at the Dunmore Beach Club in the Bahamas, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $11 million. Indian C...

11/2/2020

New and Notable Luxury Homes For Sale Over $11 Million | November 2020

Erik Weinbrecht

From a Neoclassical masterpiece in Florida to a tropical estate at the Dunmore Beach Club in the Bahamas, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $11 million. Indian C...

10/31/2020

Fall Forward | 5 Homes with Dramatic Fall Foliage

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Fall’s the time for sweaters, apple cider, and scenic drives to enjoy fall foliage. In locales from West Coast to East, these estates offer private showings, allowing for appreciation of autumn’s c...

10/31/2020

Fall Forward | 5 Homes with Dramatic Fall Foliage

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Fall’s the time for sweaters, apple cider, and scenic drives to enjoy fall foliage. In locales from West Coast to East, these estates offer private showings, allowing for appreciation of autumn’s c...

10/29/2020

Stay in the Sunshine State | 5 Luxury Homes and Apartments for Rent in Florida

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  As the seasons shift in the Northern Hemisphere, it can be tempting to chase the sun south. But rather than buying a vacation home and being tasked with all the responsibilities that come with ow...

10/29/2020

Stay in the Sunshine State | 5 Luxury Homes and Apartments for Rent in Florida

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  As the seasons shift in the Northern Hemisphere, it can be tempting to chase the sun south. But rather than buying a vacation home and being tasked with all the responsibilities that come with ow...

10/25/2020

Market Spotlight | Australia in 2020

Erik Weinbrecht

Australia is famous for its wide-open spaces, its beaches, and its vibrant array of flora and fauna, among many other things. With highly-urbanized and cultural landmarks like Perth, Sydney, and Me...

10/25/2020

Market Spotlight | Australia in 2020

Erik Weinbrecht

Australia is famous for its wide-open spaces, its beaches, and its vibrant array of flora and fauna, among many other things. With highly-urbanized and cultural landmarks like Perth, Sydney, and Me...

10/24/2020

Glamorous Glass | 5 Homes with Stained-Glass Windows

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From New York to California, these homes feature stained-glass elements that transmit light and transform it into color, creating accents that are both visually striking and vibrant. A Piece of San...

10/24/2020

Glamorous Glass | 5 Homes with Stained-Glass Windows

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From New York to California, these homes feature stained-glass elements that transmit light and transform it into color, creating accents that are both visually striking and vibrant. A Piece of San...

10/20/2020

Inside a Hollywood Hills Hideaway

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As far back as the silent film era, the iconic residences of the Hollywood Hills have been home to noteworthy members of the entertainment industries. That esteemed and storied locale is the site o...

10/20/2020

Inside a Hollywood Hills Hideaway

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As far back as the silent film era, the iconic residences of the Hollywood Hills have been home to noteworthy members of the entertainment industries. That esteemed and storied locale is the site o...

10/19/2020

Extending the Season | The Tips and Tricks of Luxury Patio Design

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St. Helena, California | Ginger Martin, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage The word patio may bring to mind warm nights and seasonal produce on the barbecue,...

10/19/2020

Extending the Season | The Tips and Tricks of Luxury Patio Design

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St. Helena, California | Ginger Martin, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – East Napa Street Brokerage The word patio may bring to mind warm nights and seasonal produce on the barbecue,...

10/17/2020

Reaching New Heights | 5 Homes with Vaulted Ceilings

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Whether the setting is steps from a beach in the Hamptons or the countryside outside Santa Fe, a vaulted ceiling has the power to transform a room into a space filled with volume, drama, and light....

10/17/2020

Reaching New Heights | 5 Homes with Vaulted Ceilings

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Whether the setting is steps from a beach in the Hamptons or the countryside outside Santa Fe, a vaulted ceiling has the power to transform a room into a space filled with volume, drama, and light....

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