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LIFESTYLE SERIES

WATERFRONT LIVING Extraordinary Art. Exclusive Homes.


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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION

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AUSTRALIA, AFRICA & EUROPE

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Elaine Gardens | Sydney, Australia

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Villa Putman | Tangier, Morocco

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Exceptional Waterfront Villa | Sardinia, Italy

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Villa Volpi | Sabaudia, Rome, Italy 

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AMERICAS

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Briar Patch | East Hampton, New York

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Bayfront Estate | Shelter Island, New York

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Tavern Island | Rowayton, Connecticut

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Lake View Estate | Barrington Hills, Illinois

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Riverbend | Savannah, Georgia

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Charleston Harbor Estate | Charleston, South Carolina

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Shell Point | Tucker’s Town, Bermuda

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Kauapea Road Estate | Kilauea, Hawaii

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Makena Beach House | South Maui, Hawaii

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Playa Barrigona | Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Villa Caju | Uruçuca, Bahia, Brazil

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Los Primos | Punta del Este, Uruguay

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The Perfect Vantage Point | Victoria, Canada

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WATERFRONT LIVING


The waterfront lifestyle delivers a feeling of incomparable escapism. Whether ocean, sea, or lake, few locations offer more opportunities for recreation and relaxation as those set against the backdrop of the world’s most beautiful bodies of water. Waterfront Living, from Christie’s International Real Estate’s Lifestyle Series, is a showcase of exclusive homes situated in some of the most coveted waterfront locations across the globe. From private islands and oceanfront compounds to lakeside retreats and beachfront villas, these properties capture the splendor of life on the water. Discover your dream waterfront lifestyle. To view these exceptional properties and more luxury waterfront estates from around the world, please visit www.christiesrealestate.com.


AUSTRALIA, AFRICA & EUROPE


“The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” — Jacques Cousteau


Elaine Gardens Sydney, Australia

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Australia’s most significant private estate is one of the world’s most exciting residential opportunities. This historic Sydney Harbour landmark is approved for four world-class residences. Purchasers may consider a variety of configurations, from acquiring the entire estate to purchasing one or more of the individual home sites. Listed by Ken Jacobs. Christie’s International Real Estate Zackary Wright · +1 310 385 2680 zwright@christies.com

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Villa Putman Tangier, Morocco Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea from cliffs above the Strait of Gibraltar, this one-of-a-kind Tangier villa was constructed by the celebrated architect Andree Putman. A masterpiece of clean lines and geometric forms, the stunning 8,600-square-foot home is arranged over four levels, with spectacular 180-degree sea-view terraces on every floor. Listed by Kensington Luxury Properties. Christie’s International Real Estate Sandrine Kockum ¡ +44(0) 207 389 2522 skockum@christies.com

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Photography by: Alexia Silvagni

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Exceptional Waterfront Villa Sardinia, Italy

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Located at the water’s edge with breathtaking views over the Archipelago de la Maddalena, this sensational villa was designed by renowned architect Peter Thornton Schneck to blend into its secluded setting in one of the most beautiful and sought-after areas of Costa Smeralda. The residence has access to a semi-private beach and is close to Porto Cervo’s exclusive restaurants, boutiques, yacht club, and the prestigious Pevero golf club. Listed by Immobilsarda SRL. Christie’s International Real Estate Sandrine Kockum · +44(0) 207 389 2522 skockum@christies.com

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Villa Volpi

Sabaudia, Rome, Italy

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On the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea, approximately 60 miles south of Rome near the resort town of Sabaudia, Villa Volpi is the singularly breathtaking creation of Countess Nathalie Volpi di Misurata. Following in the tradition of Palladio, as well as ancient Greek architecture, this rare estate is a triumph of design ensconced amid 26 acres of natural terrain within a national park, offering nearly 1,300 feet of Mediterranean coastline and a private lake. Listed by La Commerciale SRL. Christie’s International Real Estate Sandrine Kockum ¡ +44(0) 207 389 2522 skockum@christies.com

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“For whatever we lose… It’s always our self we find in the sea.” —E.E. Cummings


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Briar Patch

East Hampton, New York This magnificent 11.2-acre waterfront estate, often called one of the most beautiful properties in the Hamptons, offers two classic Peter Marino residences and a quarter mile of waterfront on fabled Georgica Pond. Briar Patch enjoys stunning panoramic views across the pond to the Atlantic Ocean in the distance. The prevailing onshore ocean breezes convey cool air throughout the summer and the southern exposure creates magical light in every season. Listed by Brown Harris Stevens of the Hamptons. Christie’s International Real Estate Kathleen Coumou ¡ +1 212 468 7140 kcoumou@christies.com

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Bayfront Estate Shelter Island, New York

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This important 5.4-acre Shelter Island estate boasts 500 feet of water frontage on Gardiner’s Bay, which is bulk-headed for maximum protection. The classic main house was built in 2002 and offers 8,000 square feet of sophisticated living spaces with majestic bay views throughout. The accommodations include a luxurious firstfloor master suite, three additional bedrooms, and four full and four half bathrooms. The manicured grounds include a heated waterside pool and a large pool house. Listed by Brown Harris Stevens of the Hamptons. Christie’s International Real Estate Kathleen Coumou · +1 212 468 7140 kcoumou@christies.com

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Tavern Island Rowayton, Connecticut

With 360-degree views of Long Island Sound and the Connecticut coast, and an unrivaled location just one hour from New York City, Tavern Island is one of the rarest availabilities in the New York metropolitan area. The idyllic 3.5-acre private island is graced with a grand Tudor-style main house, a circa-1700 cottage, and landscaped grounds with a 75-foot swimming pool, several private beaches, and a dock with a protective sea wall—providing safe harbor for two shore launches. Listed by Higgins Group. Christie’s International Real Estate Kathleen Coumou · +1 212 468 7140 kcoumou@christies.com

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Lake View Estate Barrington Hills, Illinois

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Located in prestigious Barrington Hills, just outside Chicago, this elegant estate encompasses more than eight private acres of beautifully manicured lawns with mature trees and two gorgeous lakes. The sophisticated residence provides approximately 20,000 square feet of living space equipped with custom finishes and state-of-the-art amenities. Ideal for entertaining, a large swimming pool is the focal point of the outdoor area. Listed by CONLON: A Real Estate Company. Christie’s International Real Estate Rick Moeser ¡ +1 561 805 7327 rmoeser@christies.com

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Riverbend

Savannah, Georgia The most significant offering in Savannah, Georgia, this estate is aptly named “Riverbend” for its panoramic views over the Wilmington River. This world-class property, owned by celebrity chef Paula Deen, is sited on a high bluff with 300 feet of deepwater frontage. Private and secluded, the estate is accessed through a secured gated entrance with a beautiful drive enhanced with lush landscaping. Listed by Seabolt Brokers. Christie’s International Real Estate Rick Moeser · +1 561 805 7327 rmoeser@christies.com

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Charleston Harbor Estate

Charleston, South Carolina

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Iconic views, architectural ingenuity, and Southern elegance converge at this one-of-a-kind property on Charleston Harbor. The 2.7-acre estate boasts the only privately owned dock in downtown Charleston—a 240-foot-long concrete walkway with a 20,000-pound-capacity boat lift, once used by the United States Navy. The main residence is strategically positioned on concrete pilings above the water to optimize unsurpassed views of the harbor, Fort Sumter, and the historic Charleston peninsula. Listed by William Means Real Estate. Christie’s International Real Estate Rick Moeser · +1 561 805 7327 rmoeser@christies.com

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Shell Point Tucker’s Town, Bermuda

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Just two hours from New York and seven from London, Bermuda is the Jewel of the Atlantic; and this elegantly understated two-acre estate set on turquoise Castle Harbour is a special Tucker’s Town gem. The single-level main house, guest cottage, and apartment provide 6,500 square feet of luxurious accommodations amid tranquil, blossoming grounds. A private deepwater dock, jetty, boat slip and mooring, and an unrivalled location within a walk or golf-cart ride of the Mid-Ocean and Tucker’s Point golf clubs, make Shell Point a paradise for boaters and golfers alike. Listed by Sinclair Realty Bermuda LLC. Christie’s International Real Estate Kathleen Coumou · +1 212 468 7140 kcoumou@christies.com

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Kauapea Road Estate Kilauea, Hawaii Perched on a bluff above secluded Secret Beach with a threebedroom bungalow-style home, this elevated estate of more than 28 acres features ocean, mountain, and extended coastal vistas, unfolding down the length of Kauai’s North Shore with the Na Pali Coast and Mount Makana on the horizon. Listed by Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. Christie’s International Real Estate Zackary Wright · +1 310 385 2680 zwright@christies.com

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Makena Beach House Maui, Hawaii

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Located on Maui’s celebrated Makena Beach, this two-story retreat enjoys three bedrooms and three bathrooms, beautiful vaulted ceilings, a covered lanai, and tennis court. In the lush, tropically landscaped gardens, a hidden path leads directly to the beach. Listed by Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. Christie’s International Real Estate Zackary Wright · +1 310 385 2690 zwright@christies.com

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Playa Barrigona Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Supremely situated amid a privately owned jungle in a remote area of Costa Rica’s lush Nicoya Peninsula, the villas on Playa Barrigona are tropical retreats unlike any other. Owned by actor Mel Gibson, each of the three homes is nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A secluded white-sand beach is just a short walk away and the sights and sounds of the jungle envelop the grounds. Listed by Plantacion Properties. Christie’s International Real Estate Rick Moeser · +1 561 805 7327 rmoeser@christies.com

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Villa Caju

Uruรงuca, Bahia, Brazil

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Villa Caju lies between a beautiful white-sand beach and verdant rainforest within the UNESCO Mata Atlântica Biosphere Reserve on Brazil’s Bahia coast. Perfectly integrated into its idyllic environment, this spectacular residence was crafted with natural, locally sourced materials and offers more than 10,700 square feet with six bedrooms, and more than 5,000 square feet of decks and balconies. More than five acres of paradisiacal grounds include a pool, beachfront pergola, separate atelier, and staff cottage. Listed by Axpe Imóveis Especiais. Christie’s International Real Estate Rick Moeser · +1 561 805 7327 rmoeser@christies.com

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Los Primos

Punta del Este, Uruguay The largest waterfront property in Punta del Este, Los Primos is situated along the scenic coastal road that links the resort city to the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo. The creation of renowned architect Pachi Firpo and famed superyacht designer Jack Setton, this private compound offers expansive living spaces with designer furnishings, and magnificent grounds with 1,500 feet of ocean frontage and a landscaped amphitheatre for grandscale events and entertaining. Listed by Terramar Servicios Inmobiliarios. Christie’s International Real Estate Rick Moeser ¡ +1 561 805 7327 rmoeser@christies.com

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The Perfect Vantage Point Victoria, Canada

This oceanfront home was created to showcase 360-degree views of the Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympic Mountains from its prime position on Gonzales Bay, Victoria’s finest urban waterfront. Designed by de Hoog & Kierulf architects, the stunning contemporary retreat features 4,810 square feet of beautiful interior space and an outdoor entertaining area enhanced with an infinity pool, spa, wet bar, and direct access to the city’s premier beach. Listed by Newport Realty. Christie’s International Real Estate Zackary Wright · +1 310 385 2680 zwright@christies.com

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Christie’s International Real Estate provides an unrivaled collection of luxury properties from across the globe. View these exceptional waterfront estates, and the extraordinary properties that form the Christie’s International Real Estate portfolio, at www.christiesrealestate.com.

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“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.”

— Henry David Thoreau

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AMERICA New York 20 Rockefeller Plaza New York, New York 10020 USA T +1 212 468 7140

Palm Beach 313 1/2 Worth Avenue, Suite 4B Palm Beach, Florida 33480 USA T +1 561 805 7327

ASIA

EUROPE

Hong Kong 22nd Floor, Alexandra House 18 Chater Road Central, Hong Kong T +852 2978 6788

London 8 King Street, St. James’s London SW1Y 6QT United Kingdom T +44 20 7389 2522

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Los Angeles 10100 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 225 Los Angeles, California 90067 USA T +1 310 385 2690

Moscow Romanov pereulok 2/6-13 Moscow, 125009 Russia T +7 495 937 6364

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