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Historic Paris Mansion on Place des Victoires For Sale

Aug 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

An historic private mansion in Paris has been listed for sale by an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate. The 10 bedroom, 10 bath estate encompassing 10,700 square feet of luxury living space, located on the posh Place des Victoires, has been carfully renovated by a renowned architect to preserve the incredible architectural details including imposing firepaces, wood and plasterwork, some dating back hundreds of years.... Read More

Napa Valley 109-Acre Estate Listed at $28 Million

Aug 29, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

A rare opportunity to acquire 109 acres of prime wine country property is being offered by Christie’s International Real Estate for $28 million. The elegant Provencal style estate in Yountville, California, is nestled high above the valley floor at the base of Stags' Leap Winery's palisades in a secluded, gated area providing complete privacy and panoramic views of Napa Valley.... Read More

Woolworth Mansion in Manhattan for Sale at $90 Million

Aug 26, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

This Manhattan townhouse is one of the architecturally phenomenal structures that made Charles Pierrepont Henry Gilbert a legendary designer of townhouses and mansions of his era. Retail mogul Frank Woolworth, the founder of the F.W. Woolworth, was the first resident of this seven-level, single-family residence.... Read More

Kate Winslet and Naked Richard Branson Rescue Guests from Fire

Aug 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

British billionaire Richard Branson and actress Kate Winslet barely escaped a fire at the businessman’s private island on Monday. No one was injured in the blaze, but the nearly $100 million home on Necker Island is gone.... Read More

Italian Renaissance Mansion in San Francisco Listed at $45 Million

Aug 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

One of San Francisco's most spectacular estates, an enormous Italian Renaissance hilltop mansion on the Gold Coast of Pacific Heights, has been listed for sale via Christie's International Real Estate for $45 million.... Read More

Be Abramovich's Neighbor at $43 Million St. Barth's Estate

Aug 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The posh French resort isle of St. Barth's was already a prize destination when Roman Abramovich purchased an estate there for $89 million in 2009; since the oligarch arrived it has become even more so. Now Christie's International Real Estate has listed another impressive property on the island, Villa La Plage, for about $43 million.... Read More

Massive 20-Acre Beverly Hills Estate Listed at $63 Million

Aug 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

One of the most impressive estates in Beverly Hills has been listed for sale at $63 million. The world-class property is situated on nearly 20 acres overlooking the city and is just a five minute drive from the famed Beverly Hills Hotel. The stunning Mediterranean villa features over 30,000-square-feet of living space comprising 7 bedrooms, 13 full baths and 9 half baths.... Read More

Former Playboy Mansion Building in Chicago Has Two Condos for Sale

Aug 3, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Chicago real estate guide Urban Turf reported in July that a condominium, which is part of the original Playboy Mansion in the Second City's Gold Coast area, was listed at $6.7 million. That same brick building 20 years later is a luxury property that contains seven attached single-family residences. The living room of this spacious condominium, with more than 7,800 square feet of living space, previously was the site of the storied, swanky club's ballroom.... Read More

The California House Celebrates the State's Classic Architecture

Aug 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The distinctive, evocative and eclectic architecture of California is presented in a lavish new book by Kathryn Masson from Rizzoli, The California House. It features full color photography by Paul Rocheleau, contains detailed images of 25 beautiful houses in the Golden State, from mansions to modest ranches ranging in style from Spanish Colonial Revival to French Chateau and Colonial Farm House.... Read More

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