Top 10 Significant Sales of 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, we reflect on some of the world’s most remarkable properties that have changed hands through our network this year.  Here are the Top 10 Luxury Real Estate Sales of 2012.

#1. France

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Burger Sotheby’s International Realty | €48,000,000 EUROS, $60,000,000 USD | France

The legendary Palais Maeterlinck home on the French Riviera, was the former home of famed Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck and his wife, artist Renée Dahon.

#2. Italy

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Rome Sotheby’s International Realty | €35,500,00 EUROS, $45,850,000 USD | Italy

Located in Sorrento, Villa Tritone is considered one Italy’s most unique and elegant seafront properties.

#3. Florida

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

Port Royal is an enchanting estate on the Gulf of Mexico and is surrounded by 200 feet of Florida beachfront.

#4. Florida

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

Palladian Villa, located on Indian Creek Island known for its privacy and luxury real estate, is an island of less than 40 residents in Miami Beach, Florida.

#5. Kentucky

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Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty | Price Undisclosed | Kentucky, USA

Considered worldwide as the greatest of all horse farms, Calumet Farm which is located in Lexington, Kentucky is comprised of 798 beautiful white-fenced acres of prized equestrian property.

#6. New York

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Sotheby’s International Realty-Upper East Side Brokerage | $26,750,000 USD | New York, USA

Encompassing the entire 16th floor and with sweeping views of Central Park, this beautiful 14-room New York City apartment  is a masterful example of opulence and luxury.

#7. New York 

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Sotheby’s International Realty-Bridgehampton Brokerage | $25,750,000 USD | New York, USA

This historic Queen Anne-style, three-story summer cottage in the Hamptons was designed by famed architect, William B. Tuthill, designer of Carnegie Hall, in 1891.

#8. New York 

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Sotheby’s International Realty-Bridgehampton Brokerage | $25,000,000 USD | New York, USA

This 14+ acre private waterfront farm consists of two parcels and had been in the same family for generations.

#9. California

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HOM Sotheby’s International Realty | $22,000,000 USD | California, USA

Located in the private community of Bayshores in Newport Beach, California, this is one of the finest waterfront properties on Newport Harbor with more than one half acre looking across the widest expanse of the bay.

#10. California

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Sotheby’s International Realty-Montecito-Coast Village Road Brokerage | $21,500,000 USD | California, USA

This spectacular waterfront estate in Santa Barbara offers panoramic views over the coastline.

> View all Sotheby’s International Realty’s Significant Sales

*Top 10 sales from January-October 2012

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