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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
*Top 10 sales from January-October 2012