In 2012, there were over 7 million visits to sothebysrealty.com, which led us to wonder what were the most popular properties last year. Here are the 10 most viewed properties on sothebysrealty.com in 2012.
#1. Miami, Florida
ONE Sotheby’s International Realty | Miami Beach, Florida, USA | $38,000,000 USD
Stunning modern masterpiece with uninterrupted Biscayne Bay and skyline views minutes from South Beach on the island’s most coveted residential street.
Turkey Sotheby’s International Realty | Rumelihisari, Turkey | $115,000,000 USD
This remarkable Mansion, located in Baltalimani, RumeliHisari was built in the second half of the 19th century by the famous French architect Alexandre Vallaury for Müsir Zeki Pasha, who was a minister during the ruling of Sultan Abdulhamit II.
#3. St. Barth
St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty | St. Jean, St. Barthelemy
Poised on one of the island’s highest peaks, this striking and sensual 3 bedroom property affords the ultimate in privacy and luxury, combined with sweeping views of gorgeous St. Jean Bay.
#4. Old Saybrook, Connecticut
William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty | Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA | $30,000,000 USD
As the former estate of Katharine Hepburn, this historic home in Connecticut is the centerpiece of a family compound with three deeded waterfront lots, each with its own sandy beach.
#5. Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands Sotheby’s International Realty | Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands| $39,995,000 USD
Without doubt Castillo Caribe is one of the finest beachfront estate homes in the world offering every luxury for modern day life with all the lifestyle options one would expect from the Cayman Islands.
#6. New York
Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage | New York, New York, USA | $24,500,000 USD
Phenomenal finishes abound in this 5-story penthouse in the heart of TriBeCa.
#7. New York
Sotheby’s International Realty – East Side Manhattan | New York, New York, USA
Located in the architecturally acclaimed United Nations Plaza, this palatial 14 room New York City apartment is wrapped with floor to ceiling windows providing dazzling light and spectacular day and night views of the New York City Skyline.
Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty | Roquebrune Cap Martin, France | Price Upon Request
Constructed in 1905, the sumptuous villa Les Rochers is a private estate located on the French Riviera. Built in the Belle Époque style, there are subtle touches of Egyptian architecture, notably on the window frames and the original feature frieze which can be seen on the façade of the villa.
Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty | Exuma Cays, Bahamas | $85,000,000 USD
This private island, located in the heart of the Exuma chain in the Central Bahamas offers the ultimate privacy and relaxation.
#10. Aspen, Colorado
Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty | Aspen, Colorado, USA | $31,900,000 USD
Located adjacent to the East Owl Creek Ranch subdivision, this 18,000 square foot Aspen estate is complete with the finest finishes, 100 year old hand hewn timbers, plaster walls, antiques and furnishings throughout.