Heart-shaped island goes on sale for $1 million

The beautiful Laurentian Mountains, located in the French-speaking Quebec region, are home to a one-of-a-kind heart-shaped island that can be purchased for $1 million. This is a unique opportunity to own the most beautiful and pristine piece of land that money can buy.
Apart from its unusual shape, the island boasts a sandy beach and a large forest of white pine, maple, hemlock and cedar trees that makes for a real haven for those who value their privacy. But it is not just nature that you’ll be able to enjoy there as the two-and-a-half acre property comes with a luxury open-plan log cabin with a built-in sauna.

Sitting on Lac (Lake) de l’Achigan, around 45 minutes north of the bustling city of Montreal, this is a dream-come-true for people seeking complete recluse, but with the added benefits of modern-day living, such as high-speed Internet access, satellite dish and state-of-the-art appliances. And all for just under a million – the actual price of this little bit of Heaven is $983,676.

The only way to access the island is by boat and a foot fibreglass boat is included in the price – it nestles on the 125 foot beach. The log cabin is situated in the middle of the forest –with around an acre and a half is covered with huge white pine, maple, hemlock and cedar trees while the rest is cleared. There is a 30-foot wharf is pushed out for boats to dock against.

The island is naturally landscaped and benefits from an underwater cable that suppliers telephone lines and power. The open concept log cabin features hardwood floors and a fireplace. Its rustic appearance doesn’t stand in the way of boasting all mod cons, such as phone and internet access as well as a television satellite dish.

Beautiful huge boulders are left by the glaciers, adding to the quiet allure of the property. Its idyllic ambiance is only accentuated by its poetic name – Blueberry Island and it’s being listed by real estate agent Vladi Private Islands.


5 Bedroom Luxury Chalet for rental in the Swiss Alps

This Winter spend the holidays in style in an opulent CHALET SPA VERBIER – an opulent 5-bedroom (all en suite) luxury detached chalet with a spacious penthouse suite complete with a king size bed and private terrace, as well as 4 additional bedrooms; these can either be king size or twin bed rooms.

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Ranked in the Top 10 chalets of Europe & the World by Tatler Russia, Conde Nast, Wall Street Journal, the United Arab Emirates Newspaper, this luxurious property nestles in the heart of the Swiss Alps, offering spectacular views, world-class service and exquisite cuisine. The chalet features a stunning indoor swimming pool regulated by a state-of the-art Siemens system that avoids use of chlorine. The pool is complemented by a massage fountain and magnificent views across the mountains, an external Jacuzzi as well as an external Canadian cedar wood hot tub and other spa facilities including Hammam, sauna, gym and a private massage room.

Guests benefit from a media centre distribution system with over 300 movies, with high resolution and blue ray projection, satellite tv, cable TV, and unlimited international internet TV with access to more than 100,000 music tracks, and ipod docks in every zone.

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The property boasts unmatched privacy thanks to its exclusive location in the secluded mountains and is one of the few residences in Verbier with an indoor swimming pool. You’ll be able to enjoy magnificent views toward the Combin and Aiguille from 3 levels of terracing and a prime location of 100 metres from the Savoleyres lift and a 10-minute walk from Place Central. There is an on-all Mercedes driver service.

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At a rate of $31,172 per week, it is the perfect choice for a small party with a billiard table, darts board, table tennis and cinema media room adding to the experience. All in all, it combines the best of two worlds – the serenity of one of the world’s most secluded and pristine locations with the vibe of urban nightlife and modern technology.

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Own a piece of history

A spacious 16th century mansion, remodelled by renowned architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, goes on the market for £8 million. Working closely with celebrated horticulturalist Gertrude Jekyll, they have created a stunning masterpiece of comfort, seclusion and serenity.

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Warren Mere – a luxurious 16th century mansion located in Surrey, UK – is going on the market for the price of £8 million. The lavish property boasts eight bedrooms, three private lakes, a paddock, a stable block, a pool, a tennis court and a guest cottage with four bedrooms.

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Remodelled in 1897 by Sir Edwin Lutyens – the architect best-known for designing the Cenotaph in Whitehall as well as the city of New Dehli in India and several landmarks in London – this property is an exquisite blend of rustic ambiance with a modern feel and state-of-the-art appliances.
The main house benefits from 4 reception rooms, including a family room, an orangery, a dining room and a formal sitting room. There are 8 bedrooms as well as a sauna, and extensive outbuildings complete with a guest cottage with four bedrooms, which it could be used for staff quarters.

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The interiors are the work of famous Italian designer Enrica Stabile, with the style being described as a striking combination of classical and minimalist. All rooms are spacious with large French windows opening to the view of the private lakes and large yard. Natural sunlight and clever use of space accentuates the ambiance, which is light and airy.

A long driveway leads to electronically-operated iron gates before ending in a wide vehicular turning area in front of the main house. Together with the guest cottage the property sits handsomely on well-kept grounds and makes a perfect place for entertaining with the added benefit of extensive guest and staff accommodation.
The estate is marketed by agents Hamptons International, who say the asking price of the property is available ‘on application’.


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.



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.


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.

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.

Most expensive listing

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.



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.