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John Kluge's Palm Beach Compound Listed at $59 Million

May 31, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

A compound of exceptional Palm Beach properties formerly owned by John Kluge, once ranked by Forbes as the world's richest man, has been listed for sale at $59 million. Kluge acquired the group of five residences on lushly landscaped grounds in the heart of Palm Beach's estate section over the course of 30 years before gifting them to his alma mater, Columbia University.... Read More

Brentwood Lakefront Property in Minnesota for $14.9 Million

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

This abundantly verdant estate sets on 30 acres in the Douglas County Lakes area of Minnesota. It is a secluded slice of luxury real estate that is in a league of its own with more than 1,200 feet of waterfront on the Big Chippewa Lake. It is both serene and opulent.... Read More

$20 Million Penthouse at Trump Tower on Market for 9 Months

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

This penthouse residence on the 88th floor of the Trump World Tower at United Nations Plaza has been on the market since September 2010. I wondered why and contacted the leasing agent for some insight to the situation. My questions went unanswered. It really is a lot easier to get quotes and interviews when you ask innocuous questions instead of serious ones. It was readily apparent that I was not dealing with one of Mr. Trump's apprentices.... Read More

Chiltern, One of West Coast's Largest Estates, Listed at $43.9 Million

May 24, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  2 Comments

An incredible estate in Silicon Valley, one of the largest private residences on the entire West Coast, has been listed for sale at $43.9 million via Christie's International Real Estate.... Read More

Lake Como Villa Next Door to Clooney Listed at $35 Million

May 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Lakeside Villa, one of the most elegant estates on Italy's famed Lake Como, has just been listed for sale at about $35 million. The grounds of the luxurious villa, which boasts George Clooney as a neighbor, look directly across to the famous town of Bellagio.... Read More

Rice Gate Lane, Spring Island, South Carolina | Estate of the Week

May 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

Laidback lowcountry style gets a makeover in this home on Spring Island, South Carolina. Spring Island is a 3,000-acre South Carolina lowcountry golf community 25 minutes from Hilton Head and Beaufort and 30 minutes by boat from Port Royal Sound and the Atlantic Ocean.... Read More

Luxury Rental & Real Estate Markets in Manhattan: Q&A - Gary Malin, Citi Habitats

May 12, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

There has been a significant increase in the demand for luxury rental properties in Manhattan that has prompted conjecture as to why this is occurring with more frequency. The recent rise in demand of luxury rentals also is surfacing on the West Coast in the Los Angeles market.... Read More

San Miguel de Allende: Luxurious Colonial Town in Central Mexico

May 12, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

San Miguel de Allende is an artisan community that attracts visitors year round with its 17th and 18th century colonial architecture and narrow cobble-stone streets. The artistically distinct, colonial town is among the most popular vacation destinations in Central Mexico. Both San Miguel and neighboring town Sanctuary of Atotonilco are UNESCO World Heritage sites.... Read More

Rockwood Manor, Greenwich, Connecticut | Estate of the Week

May 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard  |  1 Comment

This week we are looking at an exquisitely done modern classic in the wealthy enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut. Greenwich boasts some of the most striking homes in the U.S. including Leona Helmsley's Dunellen Hall which was once priced at $125 million but sold for $35 million last year.... Read More

California Estate of Levi Strauss Heirs for Sale at $59.5 Million

May 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Pine Brook, a historic Silicon Valley estate owned by descendants of Levi Strauss for more than a century, is being offered for sale at $59.5 million. The property, encompassing more than 12 acres in the heart of the sought-after community of Atherton, was used as a family summer country retreat and farm for the last 70 years.... Read More

Red Fox Lodge, New York | Estate of the Week

May 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Deidre Woollard

This week we are taking a trip into the woods for a look at a quiet rustic retreat that is available for lease. Red Fox Lodge is named for the den of foxes on the five-acre property.... Read More

 
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