From the company’s largest ever sale to date, the esteemed W.T. Waggoner Ranch in Texas, to a $10 million oceanfront masterpiece in California, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Italy, Spain, South Africa and Canada. Here are some highlights from the issue.
The largest sale in the history of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, The W.T. Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before offered for sale in 165 years of ownership prior to this sale, the sprawling Ranch estate includes more than 535,000-contiguous acres spread over six North Texas counties, incorporating two main compounds, many homes and significant infrastructure, including a 10,000 square foot Ranch office headquarters in nearby Vernon, Texas.
This stunning high floor apartment at 101 Central Park West between 70th and 71st Streets was impeccably renovated by Shelton, Mindel & Associates, featured in Architectural Digestand offers the rare combination of contemporary living in a venerable pre-war co-op. Approximately 7,000 square feet with more than five bedrooms and boasting a vast expanse of 100 linear feet directly on the Park. The enfilade of entertaining rooms includes a dramatic living room with wood burning fireplace, a wonderful dining room and a sun flooded corner library with lovely views to the midtown skyline.
The Gasparilla Island Conservation Association purchased a 30-acre industrial site formerly used as a conference center and outboard motor testing facility at the gateway to Gasparilla Island on the Gulf of Mexico in southwest Florida. This property will be restored by the Conservation Association to its natural state and maintained as a wildlife preserve. The purchase was made possible by generous contributions from Island residents to enhance and preserve the causeway entrance to the Island.
Notable Sales from Around the World
This stunning property has one of the best positions within La Zagaleta, one of the most prestigious residential estates in Europe. The property features 24-hour security, two private golf courses, riding stables, tennis courts and a helicopter landing pad. Offering panoramic views of the coast and Mediterranean Sea, this beautiful contemporary villa offers an unforgettable experience as you enter through the front door; here you encounter the impressive entrance hall with 12-meter high ceilings, a double sweeping staircase and beyond, a large picture window which shows the magnificent view of the heated infinity swimming pool with the sea behind it. There are four en-suite bedrooms situated within the main house and an additional one-bedroom apartment with independent access for either guests or staff.
A modern masterpiece amidst coastal splendor, 14 Fulham Road, Camps Bay, is perfectly situated to enjoy the best of what this affluent suburb has to offer. With famous restaurants, savvy sidewalk cafes, palm-fringed beaches on your doorstep and the Twelve Apostles as your back drop, residents of Cape Town‘s answer to St. Tropez are spoilt for choice. Exuding style and sophistication fit for royalty, this residence emphasizes privacy, top security and understated elegance. Newly renovated, this modern stylish home exudes comfort, technology and opulence.