Significant Sales | Volume I – Issue IV

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From an elegant, light-filled home in California to a tranquil escape on the Gulf of Mexico in Florida, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Turks & Caicos, Belgium, Malta and Italy.

01. Dreyfus$19,750,000 USD | California, USA | Dreyfus Sotheby’s International Realty

On one of the area’s most desirable streets in the premier enclave of West Atherton, this magni cent estate combines uncommon elegance with a delightful, family-oriented charm. Comprising three levels, the over 13,000-square-foot main home features six large bedroom suites, including a multi-chamber master bedroom. A dramatic, two-story foyer, oak-lined library, executive o ce, formal dining room with butler’s pantry, powder rooms, and spacious terraces that o er striking entertaining spaces, while an expansive eat-in kitchen, family room, mudroom, attached garage, full laundry room on each level, and separate detached garage are artfully designed for family living.

$16,500,000 USD | Florida, USA | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

This spectacular, newly constructed waterfront estate is located in the prestigious guard-gated community of Gables Estates and sits on an oversized lot on a cul-de-sac. Designed by renowned architect Ralph Portuondo, it features impact windows, soaring ceilings, state-of-the-art appliances, theatre, impressive master bed with luxurious appointments, Lutron home automation and a resort-like backyard outfitted to perfection, ideal for entertaining. Enjoy beautiful views of the water and spectacular courtyards and grounds from every part of this magnificent estate.

03. Briggs Freeman$14,546,542 USD | Texas, USA | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Just 35 minutes south of downtown Dallas, Hi-View Ranch encompasses nearly 3,000 exciting acres south of Midlothian, Texas. A noted landmark property for decades, the Hi-View Ranch has hosted upscale events such as the Dallas Cattle Barons Ball. The ranch has several homes fit for families and guests as well as a number of classic older barns. Enjoy endless activities with an 18-acre fishing lake, excellent deer, hog and dove hunting, horse riding, skeet shooting, tennis and more. The topography is diverse with trees, native pastures and spring-fed creeks. From the moment one enters the gates at Hi-View Ranch, the everyday stresses of city-life melt away.

Notable Sales from Around the World

Brussels€ 9,627,102 | Belgium | Brussels Sotheby’s International Realty

The villa, built in 1961 by architect Keuter was completely refurbished in 2011. It has a living area of approximated 850-square-meters, composed of a main living room with fireplace, a central living room and dining room, all with access to a beautiful terrace and a south-facing garden. The kitchen area includes a furnished office, a kitchen, equipped with the best materials and a dining room.

Turks & Caicos$22,500,000 USD | Turks & Caicos | Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

Oliver’s Cove is perfectly positioned with nearly 800 feet of beach frontage on over six acres, including 357 feet of frontage for future expansion. Oliver’s Cove is the premier estate amongst only 12 private homes on this private island paradise. The Main House, with four bedrooms, five- and-a-half bathrooms and 9,153-square-feet under roof boasts an infinity-edge pool set directly in the sand. The ultra-high quality interior is functional, elegant and exquisitely crafted, featuring approximately 20,000-square-feet of hand-troweled Venetian plaster walls and ceilings with aged, exposed wooden beams and hickory wood flooring throughout.