A real life oasis, this private island retreat of Sandy Cay has been developed to the standards of an upscale resort. 8 acres of unspoiled paradise, 2 beaches with over 800 feet of pristine white sand on the protected Sea of Abaco. Set in the beautiful Abaco Islands, the tropical locale is stunning with turquoise waters and a lush vibrant landscape.
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Barrett and Company Real Estate in Concord, Mass., is the newest member of its luxury real estate network and will operate as Barrett Sotheby’s International Realty effective May 15.
Laurie Cadigan is broker and owner, and the firm’s main office is located at 33 Walden Street, in Concord. There are two additional offices in Lincoln and Carlisle.
“With over 35 years of proven success as local market leaders, Laurie and her team have high levels of experience and community knowledge,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Their commitment to client service and support is unparalleled, as is their focus on providing guidance with a consultative approach.”
According to Cadigan, her team prides itself on their in-depth market and community knowledge. “The availability of our onsite owner, marketing department, social media team and relocation director are unique in our market area,” she said. “Our custom marketing plans, programs and collateral for each property help bring our seller clients maximum exposure and results for their real estate goals. We are proud to represent the Boston suburban towns with some of the finest school systems and highest property values, and look forward to the added exposure and support this brand will bring. With its global reach, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand will help us connect with consumers from all over the world.”
The Sotheby’s International Realty® network currently has more than 13,000 sales associates located in approximately 660 offices in 49 countries and territories worldwide. Barrett Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.
From Japan to California, explore our collection of five unique homes that are one-of-a-kind architectural masterpieces.
With wonderful views of Mt. Fuji, this modern slope-side villa, known as The Crescent House, was designed by the world renowned Japanese architect, Shigeru Ban. This seamless flow of cypress wood house brings the beauty and serenity of nature surrounding into the inside to entertain your eyes and soul. If you want to own and live in a piece of art, there is no better house. The residence comes with beautifully landscaped gardens, an outdoor Onsen bath with Natural hot spring, a modern fireplace and in-floor heating.
Architect-owned and built, this extraordinary diamond-shaped house was inspired by and takes its cues from nature. The dramatic home is set on 45 idyllic and private acres with its own lake, pond, thatched barn and paddocks. Significant aspects include a 43 ft. stone tower that anchors the house with a cantilevered bluestone fireplace hearthstone, an open, spalted- maple central floating staircase that connects second floor with balcony and lower level, a counterweighted glass pivot kitchen door and reclaimed barn wood chestnut floors, redwood siding and copper roof. Featured in the book 100 Contemporary Houses by Philip Jodidio and the October 2007 issue of Architectural Digest magazine, this home is truly an architectural masterpiece.
A dramatic reinvention by NYC’s Garrison Architects garnered international recognition for a modern home of wood, steel and vast stretches of glass. While a walking trail weaving through the 9+ acre wooded site invites direct interaction with nature, the peacefulness of the Princeton property is ever present within the 7,000 square foot interior. A bevy of intuitive technological amenities includes a screening room on the fully finished lower level. Even blinds descend at the touch of a button in the gloriously bright and open master suite (two MBR suites) with one of 4 fireplaces and one of 4 uniquely luxurious full baths.
This one-of-a-kind property is nestled in the gated community of La Celina in the town Ingeniero Maschwitz, which less than an hour drive from Buenos Aires. This innovative house features an aluminum spatial structure based on a socket system. In 2009, its creator received the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) award to the best inventor. This masterpiece, besides standing out for its singular structure and aesthetics, marvels for its large dimensions, its high ceilings and the light all its rooms offer through its picture windows.
Located in the exclusive neighborhood of Bel Air with multi-million dollar estates throughout, the area is home to some of the wealthiest and most famous moguls and captains of industry. Stunning award-winning design by Zoltan Pali, AIA. Published in Architectural Digest and awarded House of the Year, this is architecture James Bond would envy. The approx. 5,800 sq.ft., two-level home, divided into two volumes is connected by a glass-enclosed bridge which overlooks expansive mountain and lake views, over a central courtyard. Part one houses impressive entertaining areas: dining, kitchen, living, as well as the master suite. Part two houses three guest suites, an office, and garage.The setting is serene, secluded and lush with canyon and reservoir views.
With reputations such as the “best-mannered city” in the U.S. and “America’s most friendly city,” Charleston is annually ranked among the nation’s most visited cities. Located on the Atlantic coastline, Charleston is the second largest city in South Carolina, brimming with rich history, tradition and Southern charm. Charleston has become a major tourist destination due to its prominent art, music, food and fashion scenes, since its establishment over 300 years ago.
One of my favorite aspects of my job is my ability to connect with our network of global sales professionals and tour some of the extraordinary properties that our brand has the privilege of marketing. Recently, when Philip White and I were afforded the chance to tour a very special property in Mendham, New Jersey I thought it would be an unbelievable opportunity to share this behind the scenes look into one of New Jersey’s an incredible homes.
When I arrived at the private, gated driveway, I knew I was about to take a journey into an exceptional lifestyle. Though the gracious European-style estate was built within the last decade, it has been appointed with countless authentic antique details which add traditional charm. Many of the antique finishes were hand-picked by the owner as a labor of love.
Upon entering the two-story entry hall, I simultaneously had a sense of the home’s grandeur and its inviting family feel. I immediately noticed the striking spiral staircase and second floor balcony which was punctuated with a custom-made Badari crystal chandelier.
Adjacent to the entry, I can easily imagine the formal living and dining rooms playing host to both lavish parties and intimate gatherings. Above the living room fireplace mantel rests a pair of 1918 Parisian candle sconces. The dining room has hand-painted “Chinoiserie Style” walls, custom built-in cabinetry and rich Mahogany wood floors which also run throughout the home.
The kitchen and adjoining family room is beyond a doubt the heart of the home. From both rooms, there are the most breathtaking views overlooking 17 manicured acres and for which include a resort-style pool with cabana, formal gardens with a Hartley greenhouse from England and an apple orchard. In fact, the homeowner grows her own organic produce on premises.
In the family room, a hidden Media Décor TV in a Severin Roesen giclee is mounted above the fireplace. Among the many chef-quality features in the kitchen are Perrin & Rowe faucets from London, a built-in Miele coffee system and a Lacanche range from Burgundy, France.
The media and billiards rooms are distinctly more masculine with rich wood paneled walls and coffered ceiling. The media room has bronze wall scones that are c. 1910 England, a Crestron a/v system and 110” projection screen which is perfect for family movie night or watching the big game.
This truly special and extremely private home is currently on the market for $7,850,000 USD and is listed for sale with Cheryl Darmanin with Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty in Short Hills, New Jersey.
Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.
Hong Kong: big property bubble in little China - The Telegraph
Property prices in Hong Kong have rocketed due to record low interest rates and an influx of wealthy buyers from mainland China. Foreign investment, coupled with the country’s strong economic growth – led, in part, by Hong Kong’s financial services industry – has facilitated increased investment and development in the city.
The Best Modernist Homes From Around the World - Yahoo! Finance UK
Beachfront Florida Penthouse Sells in Just 19 Days – Bradenton Herald
Realogy Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2013 – Realogy.com
Living in…Sydney - BBC Travel
Sotheby’s Spring Impressionist & Modern Art Sales to be held in New York May 7 & 8 – Sotheby’s International Realty Extraordinary Living Blog
From urban penthouse mansions to sprawling country ranches, this month’s collection of Exceptional Properties features some of the world’s finest properties including the triplex trophy penthouse located at The Pierre Hotel.
The penthouse located at The Pierre Hotel encompasses the entire 41st, 42nd, and 43rd floors. Beautiful 360-degree views of Manhattan are found in this incomparable property. The Penthouse is located within one of the world’s greatest hotels. It is the triplex penthouse at The Pierre, a residence that will forever remain without peer in Manhattan.
A truly magnificent penthouse apartment in one of the most glamorous locations in London with spectacular uninterrupted, 150 foot frontage views over Hyde Park. This sensational lateral flat offers state-of-the-art luxury living such as a fully equipped gym, beauty treatment room, home cinema and 6 stunning and spacious roof terraces and gardens.
Seven miles east of Carmel Valley Village, this 12-parcel historic ranch encompasses 14,000+ acres. Includes Owner’s, Manager’s and Staff residences, cattle grazing (400-450 head), operations and AG buildings, and a private air strip. Runs from the Tularcitos Mountains on the South to the Salinas Valley on the North.
Located on Avenue de Breteuil, near Place Vauban, this private mansion has been completely renovated by an internationally renowned architect. Elegant volumes, sunny and calm. An area of 940 sq.m distributed over 3 levels with a glazed lift. This gorgeous property including beautiful reception rooms, a courtyard, a kitchen opening onto an enchanting terrace, 8 suites, a library, a porters lodge and a maids apartment.
In Montreal, Canada, the original Ritz-Carlton hotel has undergone an incredible transformation, guided by the renowned Montreal architectural firm Provencher Roy. A shining example of avant-garde design and careful preservation, the original façade, lobby, Palm Court, Grand Ballroom and Ritz Garden have been restored to their original splendor. The pièce de resistance of the new Ritz-Carlton is its 46 whole-ownership, private residences.