Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in August 2019

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in August 2019

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles, and home.

Woodland, Utah | Kerry Oman & Thomas Wright, Summit Sotheby’s International Realty 

The home was built by Debbi Fields, of Mrs. Fields cookie fame, and is now owned by chocolatier Jeanette Brooks

‘Sweet’ Utah Home: Fully Turnkey Ranch Built by Cookie Mogul Lists for $45M – Mansion Global

The best advice I’ve received on marketing myself as a luxury agent – Inman

Andy MurrayJoins Rafa Nadal Open by Sotheby’s International Realty – Rafa Nadal Open

A stunning, 16th century English mansion on Guildford Estate…across the pond in Pennsylvania – Country Life

Famed San Francisco Restaurateur’s Napa Valley House –  San Francisco Chronicle

‘The future is bright for Austin’: Sotheby’s International Realty CEO – Yahoo! Finance

Astonishing Views From Clarendon Heights, $6.76M – California Home + Design

Steve Wynn’s $43M estate buy leaves handful of listings above $30 million in Palm Beach – Palm Beach Post

Cute Hamptons Home Listed For Just Under $1M – Curbed

Amid Political Changes, Buyers Would Be Wise to Consider Prime Central London – Mansion Global

Meryl Streep Relists Tribeca Penthouse For $18.25 Million – Wall Street Journal

Homes That Sold for Around $600,000 – New York Times

Private Island Within Easy Commuting Distance of Manhattan – Mansion Global

Hot Property: Transitional Cos Cob Home In A Convenient Location – Greenwich Time

A look inside the Martha’s Vineyard mansion the Obamas are reportedly buying – Boston Globe

Sotheby’s International Realty expands in the Midwest – Luxury Daily

The Bellmore – Houston House & Home

On the Market in the New York Region – New York Times

Mark your calendar: Sotheby’s & AstaGuru have art marvels that drive away weekday blues – Economic Times

Sotheby’s Hong Kong to Offer Anna Hu’s ‘Silk Road Music Collection’ in October – Barron’s

Explore Properties

  • 954 Los Angeles Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, $649,000 USD
    The feel of the mountain cabin living with the amenities of quality construction. Entertaining couldn’t be easier with the open floor plan with extra-large windows lightens up the living room and kitchen. Downstairs living with bedroom and bathroom is hard to find, and all three bedrooms are extra-large and have walk in closets. A double lot creates plenty of room for outside entertaining. Bring your RV or boat as there is amble parking. There is also plenty of room for your outside toys with a large matching shed. Full length porches front and back offer the perfect place to sit with a morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine.
  • 439 Ala Wai #112, South Lake Tahoe, CA, $525,000 USD
    Beautiful Tahoe Keys condo in a great location with fabulous views of the mountains, the water and the marina. This three bedroom, two bath has downstairs living and sold with most of the furnishings. Your Boat Dock is right out your Back Door with very fast access to the Lake. You will love all the wonderful Tahoe Keys amenities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools and spas, tennis courts, basketball, volleyball, playground, parks and of course the Tahoe Keys Beach.
  • 1135 Fairway Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, $475,000 USD
    This beautiful Lake Tahoe home is ready for you. Ample morning sun on the back deck offers a tranquil area to enjoy a cup of coffee and get ready for what the day has to offer. After a day of experiencing the mountain/Lake lifestyle, relax in your fully fenced backyard with private pergola covered hot tub and invite friends and family over for a BBQ or game night. Beyond the back fence is room to park your RV with its own waste hookup and storage shed. Once inside the home you will notice features of this alluring home including Granite counters and stainless appliances in the kitchen, tile floors in the entry, dining room, kitchen and baths. Downstairs living allows full family enjoyment with all 3 bedrooms located upstairs. This prime location is near Tahoe's oldest golf course with just a short drive to Stateline, Heavenly Ski Resort and walking distance to the Lake, local shopping and dining. If you are looking for a getaway or your next full-time home, this is the place.

  • The Breakfast Club | Six Cozy Kitchen Nooks
    Designed for sunlit lounging and effortless day-to-day dining, these delightful breakfast nooks feature convenient banquettes, bright view windows, and distinctive style that make them appealing any time of day.
  • Thoroughly Modern | 4 Homes Inspired by Modernism Week
    Every year tens of thousands of people, from all corners of the globe, flock to Palm Springs for Modernism Week, the annual celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture. This exciting festival takes place February 13-23, 2020 and features more than 350 events including the Modernism Show & Sale, Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, nightly parties and live music, walking and bike tours, tours of Sunnylands, fashion, classic cars, modern garden tours, a vintage travel trailer exhibition, and more. Explore four homes inside and out of Palm Springs that embody the modern aesthetic.
  • Video of the Week: Captivating Waterfront Home in Post Falls, Idaho
    One of the most extraordinary and spectacular contemporary waterfront homes in all of North Idaho, this architectural marvel features abundant natural light, 28-foot ceilings with floor-to-ceiling windows and inspiring entertaining spaces from the open great room, pool house cabana with living space, infinity pool, and lush park-like grounds; this is the place to relax, unwind, and live life to the fullest.