Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in August 2019


Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in August 2019

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

Brookline, Massachusetts | Beth Dickerson, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

Power Couple Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen List Boston Mansion for $39.5 Million – Mansion Global

The Tricky Math of Selling Furnished Homes – Bloomberg

$450,000 Homes in Rhode Island, Tennessee and Kansas – New York Times

$18M Seacliff Home Second-Biggest Deal in San Francisco This Year – San Francisco Chronicle

7 Homes Any Book Lover Would Give Their Library Card to Live In – Apartment Therapy

Restored Post-And-Beam In Pasadena Was Architect’s Own Home – Los Angeles Times

Modern Masterpiece Designed by Houston Arts Icon Preston Bolton Sees Price Cut – Houston Chronicle

On The Market: A Warm Wooden Abode On Cape Cod – Boston Magazine

Bruce Willis sells island estate: Hollywood couple’s £22 million home has a pirate ship in the garden – Homes & Property

New Orleans’s Garden District Boasts 19th-Century Charm With 21st-Century Comforts – Mansion Global

Eco-friendly mansions can hold hidden bargains for homebuyers – Daily Herald

Luxury Homes In The Hamptons Are Selling At Some Pretty Steep Discounts – CNN

Listed For $34 Million, This ‘Super’ Penthouse In Singapore Comes With A Rare Blue Diamond – Forbes

R. M. Schindler’s Gold Stucco Harry J. Wolff House Lists For $1.5M – Dwell

As condo prices fall and inventory rises, King County shoppers enjoy summer of plenty – Seattle Times

Industrial-Inspired Midtown Studio With Spacious Sleeping Loft Wants $825K – Curbed

James Bond’s Aston Martin expected to fetch up to $6 million at auction – CBS News

Each Vintage Car in RM Sotheby’s Monterey Auction Is Paired With a Classic Watch—Here’s the Breakdown – Robb Report



Explore Properties

  • 2656 Rose Ave. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, $515,000 USD
    Charming and inviting, there is plenty of room to entertain inside and out. Large kitchen with passthrough window to the outside deck for yearlong barbecues. Backyard is very welcoming and offers plenty of room for outside activities. A picturesque and practical shed in the back can store all outside toys. Wrap around rear deck is perfect for gatherings. The large living room with gas insert and wood beam ceilings, is cozy and warm with natural light from a wall of windows and door to side yard. Separate family room / game room and office opens plenty of possibilities. Two downstairs bedrooms, including the master bedroom, and two bedrooms upstairs with a bathroom. It's just a short walk from the house to the meadow and plenty of resturants close by. An excellent family home with a great floor plan. Be sure to check out the virtual tour on line.
  • 2838 Springwood Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, $520,000 USD
    This is the prefect Tahoe home! Nestled in the very sought after neighborhood of Highland Woods is this charming 3 bed, 2 full bath with a detached garage. When you walk in you will be blown away by the open living room and beautiful chef's kitchen. Off the kitchen and dining area is access to a very sunny deck, perfect for entertaining, and a sprawling fenced backyard. Inside, both full baths have been completely remodeled and newer paint throughout the home. This neighborhood has underground power lines and is just minutes away from meadows, ski resorts and beaches. Other features include a tankless water heater, vaulted open bean ceiling, gourmet gas range, and soft close drawers and cabinets.
  • 952 Silverwood Circle, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, $749,000 USD
    You asked for it... 5 bedroom Highland Woods home on a double lot backing the wooded meadow. This exquisite home offers plenty of space inside with a smart floorplan. The ground floor includes the living room with cathedral wood beam ceilings, remote control shades that come down for all sliding glass doors, wet-bar and atrium, kitchen with granite counter-tops and a custom stove with rotisserie, grill and griddle, 1/2 bathroom with laundry, as well as the master bedroom with walk in closets, full bathroom, plus a bonus room. Upstairs you will find 4 additional bedrooms, including one with it's own en-suite full bathroom, and a third full bathroom in the hallway. Brand new comp roof installed July 2019, covered dog run outside, RV parking, dual central heat, plus 2 large storage rooms underneath the house. Highland Woods is a unique neighborhood surrounded on 3 sides by the meadow and forest with trails to the Upper Truckee River and some of the most private beaches on the South Shore.

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  • Inspired by Travel | How to Bring the Colors of Marrakesh Home
    Bahia Palace. Majorelle Gardens. The Koutoubia Mosque. From kaleidoscopic zellige tilework to rainbow-hued spice souks, every turn in the ancient kingdom of Marrakesh is a veritable feast for the senses, blooming with color. Below, how to bring home the opulence and elegance of Marrakesh, inspired by the myriad colors to be found in the caravan city.
  • Wide Open Spaces: 5 Homes Perfectly Positioned for Stargazing
    When life gets hectic, there’s no better way to put things into perspective than by simply looking up at the stars. With light pollution in urban centers, it’s not always easy to see the night sky in all its glory, let alone make out any constellations. Luckily, these secluded properties around the world offer respite from the brilliance of city life and the opportunity to truly admire the heavens.