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Superb one-bedroom London home offered for £1.8 million

A truly unique and superb offering on the real estate market has graced the ‘for sale’ pages of respected agency Pastor Real Estate. Situated in the discreet but trendy neighbourhood of Mayfair – bedroom with en-suite bathroom is on the top floor of the home in the historic Red Lion Yard with dimensions of 18ft by 14ft.

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The cosy apartment is an ideal urban dwelling with a distinctive appeal due to its minute size and strategic location. With an open plan kitchen, fitted with state-of-the art appliances and warm living room with a balcony measuring 17ft by 14ft on the first floor it takes the combination of luxury and utility to a whole new level. The ground floor features a study and guest cloakroom.
The asking price for the three-storey home is £1.8 million, which is a bargain, considering a neighbouring house sold for £50 million in 2013.

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The property is finished to an excellent standard and is spread over three floors, providing well-proportioned rooms designed to maximise space. This freehold property is located on a charming quiet cobbled street in the heart of Mayfair, making it ideal for those looking for an exquisite and functional urban pied-á-terre.

Marketed by agent Pastor Real Estate the property is ideally situated within close reach of 26 Michelin-starred restaurants and a number of five-star hotels and exclusive boutiques. With Mayfair being a particularly sought-after location the beautifully presented apartment is expected likely to attract a fierce bidding war from wealthy buyers.

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Enviably situated in a prestigious and discreet building in close proximity to St. James’s Square and the Royal Academy of Arts, this is an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own Britain’s most expensive one-bedroom apartment. The 700 square feet home boasts exquisitely presented living space with classic décor and contemporary fittings for the ultimate living experience.

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Jeff Greene’s “Palazzo di Amore” lists for $195 MILLION

A nearly eight-year project called the Palazzo di Amore is currently the most expensive residential listing in the U.S. The estate is owned by real-estate investor, billionaire Jeff Greene. The modern castle sits on 25 acres with magnificent views of Los Angeles and the surrounding canyons, and hit the market Nov. 6 for astonishing $195 million! Greene bought the property in 2007 for $35million. According to Forbes, his net worth is $3 billion.

The gorgeous Palazzo di Amore is the work of renowned developer Mohamed Hadid with architecture by Bob Ray Offenhauser and design by Alberto Pinto. The property includes 12 bedrooms and 23 bathrooms across several buildings, a grandiose garage parking for 27 cars, a main residence with 35,000 square feet, as well as a 50-seat private screening room a bowling alley and a 128-foot long reflecting pool.

A master suite with 5,000-square-foot boats a Turkish-style spa. Everything about this amazing property is absolutely incredible, even a US$2million grand staircase with 22karat gold leaf finishes! There is also a 15,000-square-foot “entertainment complex” that features a disco/ballroom with a rotating dance floor! The property also boasts a vineyard, but then there is of course a majestic wine cellar and tasting room. The 3,000-bottle wine cellar is adjacent to the dining room.

CLOSE-IN MEMORIAL ESTATE

CLOSE-IN MEMORIAL ESTATE

A lot of modern new palaces around the world mesmerize us with their appearance, but there is something very special about an old, classic style that can never be replaced. Texas hides one of the most beautiful palaces currently listed for sale. Neoclassical, close-in memorial-area chateau is located on approx.2.5 wooded acres. The estate with a lavish gilt and delicately-wrought, hand-painted decoration has a price tag of $43 million.

The estate measures 27,000-plus square-foot and it’s designed as a real masterpiece of luxury. The beautiful garden is flawlessly decorated like a magnificent park with a number of different areas. A great addition to the property are marble fireplaces made with a lot of noble style.

This extraordinary property boasts a gallery hall, Versailles Room/salon, dining room, music room, east gallery hall, sun room, and breakfast/informal dining room. The architecture of the estate reminds of Versailles and the art-filed mansions of Paris’ 16th arrondissement.

Magnificent residence at Beverly Hills

Magnificent residence at Beverly Hills

A 23,000-square-foot mansion in Beverly Hills has been listed for sale and already attracted a lot of potential buyers. The estate was developed by Bruce Makowsky and the asking price is $85 million. Located in the elite neighborhood of Trousdale Estates, the home adorns infinity edge pool with iPad-controlled fountains.

With majestic views of Malibu Beach and downtown Los Angeles this modern mansion has eight bedrooms, fifteen bathrooms, an underground beautiful garage, and an extraordinary movie theater with deluxe seating. The living room has a skylight and looks over the horizon, while a curved 54-foot (16-meter) glass wall opens to the infinity pool. A gym, game room and two fully stocked bars give the house an even greater charm. Simply, the game room is a haven for game lovers.

The home received a complete overhaul and it was designed to perfection. The fully modern open kitchen has 10 bar stools and nearly 180-degree view of downtown LA. There is also a special place in the house where you can showcase your cars. The wine cellar is stocked with Dom Perignon and Perrier-Jouet champagne along with Cohiba and Montecristo cigars. This luxurious paradise with all these things can really be yours, because the home is being sold fully furnished.

No doubt Makowsky has done a remarkable job and created a magnificent house, along with a lot of top architects and designers. Beverly Hills estate is now available in our shop. Check it out, and who knows, maybe for a few days you’ll drink Dom Perignon from your wine cellar and enjoy views of Malibu Beach and downtown Los Angeles.

Randy Johnson's Arizona giant home up for grabs at $25 million

Randy Johnson’s Arizona giant home up for grabs at $25 million

It seems that despite a many magnificent palaces, Randy’s extravagant home is considered to be one of the most luxurious currently on the market. Baseball legend Randy Johnson is selling his 25,000-square-foot Paradise Valley mansion for $25 million.

Situated on five acres, the home has seven bedrooms and twelve bathrooms. Johnson has a magnificent trophy room, adorned with baseball memorabilia, including his Cy Young Awards, a World Series trophy and jerseys from his two no-hitters, all decorated in high luxury and with a lot of style.

Randy Johnson’s Arizona home includes a game room, a Western-themed billiards parlor with a bar and a poker room. But that’s not all, there are also an elevator, recording studio, a separate stage with lighting and sound equipment and a collector’s musical instrument showroom (which currently displays guitars), fire pole between first floor and basement, a guest house and eight-car motor court as well as three-car garage . A 20-seat movie theater, a working ticket booth and a marquee is located on the lower level of the home.

A grandiose swimming pool with two-story water slide and a 1,746-square-foot separate fitness facility with a locker room and showers as well as a tennis court make this property even more gorgeous.

Miami's Historic La Brisa

Miami’s Historic La Brisa

Miami’s new gorgeous property selling for $65 million is located in the heart of Coconut Grove, aka “the original Miami.” Known as La Brisa, the historical mansion is the most expensive residence currently for sale in Miami-Dade County.

The 6.9-acre waterfront property features 13,800-square-foot residence and two-bedroom guest house. La Brisa offers 9 bedrooms, 8 full baths, three partial baths, and 16,500 square feet of indoor/outdoor living space. This amazing property offers views of Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, over 3,000 square feet of outdoor living space, a pool, a spa, and a private port that can accommodate a 70-foot yacht and offers direct ocean access.

The nine-bedroom residence sits upon an ancient coral reef approximately 23 feet above sea level. There are also the four-car garage, Key West-style quest cottage, the pool and sunken fire pit surrounded by an expensive patio made from coral stone.

La Brisa boasts a very colorful history. The land was first deeded in 1886 to Kirk Munroe, a famous author of children’s novels and book about Florida, and his wife Mary Barr Munroe. In 1920 they sold the land to John B. Semple, a Pittsburgh lawyer. Later the property was purchased by Henry Field, a grand-nephew of the founder of the Marshall Field’s department store chain.

Landmark Buzzards Bay masterpiece

Landmark Buzzards Bay masterpiece

Who wouldn’t like to have a grandiose property with 270-degree ocean views. This significant waterfront estate designed by Robert A.M. Stern located 187 Mishaum Point Road in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, known as Seapoint, stretches south into Buzzards Bay on nearly 10 acres at the tip of a peninsula. The daily dream property is currently listed for sale with the price tag of US$ 25 million.

This landmark property boasts over 1,500 feet of water frontage while the house is full of masterfully crafted details by leading artisans: a stone-and-driftwood fireplace by Lew French of Martha’s Vineyard, bullseye glass windows by a Kentucky glass artist, dining room floors with an intricate rope motif. The house also includes an unique bar shaped like the bow of a ship.

“To say Seapoint is impressively thought-out and well-built wouldn’t begin to express the true craftsmanship and detail poured into every corner of this estate,” noted Robert Kinlin, co-CEO of Robert Paul Properties. “I have been privileged to have listed some of the finest luxury properties from Cape Cod to Boston, and this property is truly one of the finest.”

An oceanfront infinity-edge pool, deep water dock and spacious guesthouse adorn the property outside while the interior of the house is flawlessly decorated. A masterfully carved mantel piece in the living room is adorned with shells and mermaids.

The Waldorf Astoria sold for $1.95 billion

The Waldorf Astoria sold for $1.95 billion

Hilton Worldwide is selling its famously called “the greatest of them all”, the Waldorf Astoria hotel, to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion. This definitely put the Waldorf Astoria on a list of most expensive hotel ever sold in the U.S.

The Waldorf Astoria New York, on Park Avenue in Manhattan opened in 1931. At the time it was the tallest and largest hotel in the world. As part of the deal, Hilton will continue to operate the property for 100 years and the hotel will undergo a major renovation. The iconic hotel was featured in a 1945 film staring Ginger Rogers called “Week-end at the Waldorf,” and it features the most elite New York’s restaurants such as Peacock Alley, Bull and Bear Prime Steakhouse and Oscar’s. Its $1,000-per-week Suite 2728 was home to Marilyn Monroe in 1955 after she left behind her troubled life in Hollywood.

“This relationship represents a unique opportunity for our organizations to work together to finally maximize the full value of this iconic asset on a full city block in Midtown Manhattan,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive of Hilton Worldwide.

Designed by Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, the first 13-story Waldorf Hotel was opened on March 1893 at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 33rd Street, on the site where millionaire developer William Waldorf Astor had his mansion.

Historic Villa Maria Estate in Water Mill

Historic Villa Maria Estate in Water Mill

Villa Maria in Water Mill, New York was built as a private residence in 1887. This magnificent waterfront estate has glorious views of Mecox Bay. The present owners purchased this spectacular property in 2005 and began a 6-year project to restore the home into a splendid 21st century estate.

Frank Freeman transformed the house-it doubled in size, and acquired a large living wing, two story staircase in a grand entrance hall, and added leafy stone capitals copied from an ancient Greek clock tower and a ballroom crowned by deep coffers. The property is listed for sale and the asking price is $69 million. The residence is offered on 11 acres with a waterside pool, pool cabana, tennis court and a wonderful two-bedroom guesthouse.

The residence has been expanded to 22,000 square feet, with 11 bedrooms- including a glorious 6-room master suite, with a custom marble tub in the master bathroom. Villa Maria also features a handmade stone and wrought iron staircase and a stunning 60 foot living room with original fresco details.

“The idea was restrained elegance—to modernize the house completely but without touch screens everywhere,” says the architect Andre Tchelistcheff, who has worked for four years on the restoration of this beautiful estate. There is also a large stone terrace overlooking the wide lawn and bay.

ZAHA HADID UNVEILS “BLOOMING” TOWERS

Zaha Hadid unveils “Blooming” towers

Zaha Hadid has unveiled her latest design for a series of riverside towers in Brisbane, Australia. The Pritzker Prize winner’s proposal comprises three magnificent towers. “Our vision is to create a vibrant urban village which sensitively activates its urban and riverfront context through compelling architecture and landscape design,” said Sunland Managing Director, Sahba Abedian.

The ‘Blooming’ towers in Australia would hold 486 apartments and eight riverfront villas. The $420 million project is being proposed by property developer Sunland Group. The property will also include 7,300 square meters of landscaped public parkland in the area of Toowong.

“The design tapers each structure to minimize their footprint and open the riverfront to the public; creating a vibrant civic space for Toowong within a new riverside park,” said Hadid.
You probably remember the amazing yacht concept by this extremely talented architect. If you haven’t heard about it yet, then check out the story “Zaha Hadid superyacht for Blohm + Voss“. The City of Dreams Hotel Tower in Macau is another of her fantastic projects which will house 780 guestrooms, suites and sky villas!