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eing successful is a good feeling – and sharing your success with others feels even better! For the last 30 years, Engel & Völkers has been one of the leading global real estate companies. Apart from focusing on the beautiful things in life, our success also obliges us to look out into the world and to help those in greatest need. I have long had the desire to give back some of my good fortune and success. To me, economic activity and social responsibility go hand in hand. Through a
family friend, I became aware of an educational project in West Africa, in the Togolese village of Agbetiko. In May 2009, the foundations of the L’école privée Engel & Völkers were laid. Working with an established local partner, it was possible to inaugurate the elementary school in Agbetiko on September 6, 2010. The construction of the school had been made possible by many generous donations from our network. We consciously chose a school when considering projects, as education is one of the most important stepping-stones to a better future for children in Africa. Togo is among the poorest countries in the world and has very high levels of illiteracy. All of these factors have meant that the school project has become very close to my heart. In 2014, we celebrated the inauguration of a second school building. Today, roughly 120 children in five grades are taught math, and reading and writing in French, the country’s official language. I am very pleased and exceptionally proud to see our charity develop and progress in such a positive way. This is why I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all those who have made a donation so far, for their generosity and for their faith and belief in our elementary school project. I would also like to thank my wife Ninon, who has personally been providing unstinting support for the work of the Engel & Völkers Charity on many trips to Agbetiko. Discover other exciting and inspiring charity projects on the following pages of this edition of GG and – as always – a selection of fantastic real estate from around the world. Sincerely
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Fantastic Philanthropists! I first met Katharina Harf at a dinner in New York a few years ago. A beautiful and charming young woman, this modern hero captivated me with her personal story instantly. For 13 years she has been working for DKMS, the non-profit organization her father founded 25 years ago, and that she brought to the United States from Germany. With the biggest database of five million bone marrow donors worldwide, Katharina now saves lives every day by helping blood cancer patients find their perfect match. I was so impressed by her career that I told her: one day I would love to tell your story. Embedded in an entire edition of GG focusing on her and other inspiring personalities whose purpose is to give. So here it is! The new GG totally dedicated to charities, foundations and philanthropists. From the world’s most generous and famous ones like Melinda Gates, who with her husband Bill, is investing their wealth in finding cures for diseases and banishing hunger forever, to those who prefer to give in a more discreet manner and only rarely give interviews, like two-times America’s Cup winner Ernesto Bertarelli. Together with his family foundation, the unusual Swiss entrepreneur is now focusing on the crisis of our oceans and speaks about Chagos – his new project in the Indian Ocean. Rarely has working on an issue been so enjoyable but so humbling at the same time. Happy Holidays & a lovely New Year,
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THANK YOU CONTRIBUTORS
NINA STRUVE After training as a photographer, Nina Struve gained a lot of experience working on international productions, which awakened her passion for photographing people in their homes or workplaces. The Hamburg native has a knack for capturing the atmosphere of a place and for depicting her protagonists in it in an uncontrived way. For GG, she met with Dana Schweiger (page 63).
Here he is: Moritz, the latest addition to the GG publishing family. Since his birth on June 30, he has taken up most of publishing director Mirko Hewecker’s spare time. So, Dad has had to put his other hobbies on the back burner, like traveling (his favorite destination is the Maldives) and sports, especially working out and tennis. Soon, Moritz will accompany Dad everywhere – asleep or awake ....
ENRICO CERESOLE & KATIA COMETTO
Enrico Ceresole and Katia Cometto live where others go on vacation – in Imperia and San Remo. The parents of twins take advantage of all Liguria has to offer and spend their leisure time in the sea or by the seaside – surfing, diving and sailing …. As E&V license partners, they also sell dream properties like the “Castello di Mortola” (page 70).
TAMI K. SHIREY Nothing and no one can stand between you and your dreams, unless you let them. True to this maxim, 22-year-old Tami K. Shirey from L.A. has already made a name for herself as a make-up artist. Over the last year, she has been doing our cover star Katharina Harf’s make-up. Tami says: “She has such a big heart. There isn’t a more loveable or beautiful person than her.” And so Tami, too, will be donating bone marrow to DKMS (page 35).
UTE LAATZ Ute Laatz never gets bored of meeting people and loves hearing their life stories. For GG, the author of many articles and a book on interior design interviewed Carolin Dekeyser. Laatz was deeply impressed by the project the young woman had set up for local people in the Philippines.
Janina Reeger joined the GG design team in July. The native of Lübeck moved to Hamburg, first to train as a teacher, then working as a multimedia producer. She has a particular penchant for interior design and loves spending time with her son. On the weekends, she often travels to the coast in her camper to go kite surfing.
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OFFICES J. Paul Getty, mysterious patron of the arts.
18 Rome’s prominent families are the
eternal city’s secret support system.
ART & DESIGN
24 How diverse art can be! Made of glass, ceramics or paper … or put on a bag.
26 Carolin Dekeyser, daughter of the
Dedon founder, on her label Nay Palad.
28 Now SHE can shimmer in all the colors of the rainbow.
AT HOME A modern heroine. DKMS USA co-founder and international ambassador Katharina Harf (pictured here with her daughter Eva) talks about her unusual career.
30 Origami is all about edges and folds – which are now HIS to wear.
32 The universe is infinite – just like these objects inspired by space.
GLOBAL GIVING “Indian Leaf Pendant” (Tamara Comolli) is one of six examples.
AT HOME Seven personalities who make our world a better place.
36 From Harvard graduate to lifesaver.
THE GAME CHANGERS
46 From Leonardo DiCaprio and Melinda
How the international DKMS ambassador found her true calling.
Gates to Michael J. Fox – impressive personalities committed to doing good.
56 Saving the Chagos Archipelago. The
America’s Cup winner on his love for the ocean and his new project.
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64 FOR SALE Design meets history in this villa in Hamburg – Dana Schweiger’s home features a magnificent blend of both.
FOR SALE A D SEC T I O N
64 A roughly 660-square-meter estate in a nature reserve in Hamburg.
70 A dream property in a botanical
FOR SALE Mortola Inferiore: Carlo Maggio’s “Castello di Mortola.”
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76 Mansions, villas, office space – the best real estate around.
CLOSE UP OFFICES
188 The mysterious Mr. Getty – a difficult man, but a generous donor.
E & V CHARITY
192 Support for an elementary school
WOMAN Plastic? No, porcelain vases (Foekje Fleur).
in the Togolese village of Agbetiko.
196 Even more people who are committed to good causes.
198 Gems and curiosities for your coffee
table – plus a piece of literary furniture.
202 The top 20 biggest donors worldwide.
ALWAYS EDITORIAL EDITOR’S LETTER ADDRESSES
6 A foreword to the new issue. 8 Fantastic Philanthropists. 200 Where we got it all: names, addresses and manufacturers.
201 Masthead. AT HOME Ernesto Bertarelli on his Chagos Islands project.
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Le Pont Neuf, Paris 1972 Chrysoberyl, morganite, aquamarine, tourmaline Rings and pendant www.jochenpohl.com
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TRAVEL ART & DESIGN INTERVIEW WOMAN MAN LOOK
Where prominent families do good …
The Italian capital boasts structures left over from the Roman Empire, the Renaissance and the Baroque era that are spectacular in many ways. However, public funds for the upkeep of Rome’s unique buildings are tight and several of the landmarks are in a poor state of repair. Private backers – some of them native Romans, others from abroad – are getting involved to help the eternal city remain eternal.
Diego della Valle of Todâ€™s has donated several million to preserve the Colosseum, built in 80 AD, close to the Roman Forum.
PH OTO: VANDA BIFFANI
The Secret Pillars of Rome The beauty of the eternal city is simply breathtaking, but also fragile. The Italian government is unable to afford maintaining the magnificent architecture and works of art by itself. The impressive buildings could not survive without the millions in private donations by prominent Italian families, TEXT: Ulrich Clewing like the Fendis or Bulgaris, and by foreign patrons.
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1 The Palazzo dei Conservatori is a Renaissance era building which stands on the Piazza del Campidoglio. The Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov financed the refurbishment of the Hall of the Horatii and Curiatii inside the palace 2 + 3 Silvia Venturini Fendi considers it her duty to contribute to the preservation of Rome. Among other projects, the designer is donating roughly two million euros to the renovation of the Trevi Fountain 4 + 6 Yugo Yagi, the Osaka-based fashion entrepreneur, saved the pyramid-shaped tomb of plebeian tribune Gaius Cestius Epulo, with a donation of around two million euros 5 Paolo Bulgari is also committed to preserving Romeâ€™s art treasures, a task that the city could not possibly manage on its own. He has spent millions on the restoration of the Spanish Steps 7 + 8 Over the last few years, Todâ€™s owner Diego della Valle has donated by far the largest sum. He is spending 25 million euros on the preservation of the Colosseum, which is due to be completed in 2016 and will create public access to some of the stands and catacombs for the first time. 4
al gatherings with their automotive treasures at the Trajan’s Market, but surely the magnificent passed around the collection tin. The 200,000 euros raised are to be façades are crumbling, and in the churches used to preserve the last of the ancient Roman imperial fora. By far the greatest sum last year, however, was donated by Tod’s owner Diego the formerly vibrant, glowing colors on the della Valle. The company director from Casette d’Ete in the Marche walls are fading. “Italy has so many art treasures that the government can’t possibly preserve region spent the impressive sum of 25 million euros in order to prethem all. This is why, we, as private entreserve the Colosseum. The work, which is being carried out in stages, preneurs, have to support it,” says Paolo Bulwhile the building is still open, is to continue into the year 2016. Afgari, whose grandfather founded the luxury ter its completion, the largest amphitheater ever built will be bigger brand of the same name. Paolo Bulgari has than ever. Up until now, many of the historical catacombs and aisles most certainly backed his words with deeds. Last year, he donated sevin the stands were closed for security reasons, but will soon be open eral million euros to finance the renovation of the Scalinata di Trinità to the public for the first time. ut it is not just wealthy locals who are embracing these comdei Monti, which was built between 1723 and 1725 and is more commonly known as the Spanish Steps. What is probably the most famous mendable projects. More and more affluent foreigners with set of outdoor stairs in the world connects the Santa Trinità dei Monti a fondness for the city on the Tiber River relish contributing to the preservation of the structures that bear witness to its histochurch and the Piazza di Spagna with spectacular, curved elegance. The piazza itself was named after the influry. The latter dates back millennia and is ential Spanish ambassador to the Vatican, – quite literally – multilayered. The tomb of the plebeian tribune Gaius Cestius Epuwho resided there, in a palazzo. Bulgari is by no means the sole patron. lo, who lived in the time of Caesar Augus“It is a duty and an honor to help the city of tus, also forms part of this. Located on the Rome, because we owe this city so much,” road to Ostia, in close proximity to the imexplains Silvia Venturini Fendi. The depressively well-fortified Porta San Paolo, it signer has picked a veritable icon to supis remarkable because of its shape – that of port from the large number of imperiled a perfectly regular Egyptian pyramid. The structures in her hometown – the Trevi restoration, which took roughly a year and was completed last December, cost two milFountain. She and her fashion company, which was founded in Rome in 1925, are lion euros. The sum came from a single funding the roughly two million-euro redonor, the Osaka-based, Japanese fashion furbishment. Given just how much it has entrepreneur Yugo Yagi. One of the othimprinted itself into our collective memoer patrons who has been causing a stir in Rome is Alisher Usmanov, a Russian oliry, the iconic scene in Fellini’s La dolce vita featuring the fountain really deserves to be garch of Uzbek origin (and co-owner of part of UNESCO’s world heritage. When London’s Arsenal soccer club). He supAnita Ekberg, wearing a clinging, strapless ported the refurbishment of the Hall of black evening dress, takes a spontaneous the Horatii and Curiatii in the Palazzo dei dip in the fountain late at night, she comConservatori. And, not unlike the aforepletely turns the head of the poor gossip mentioned club of Ferrari drivers, he docolumnist Marcello Rubini, played by Marnated two million euros for works at the Trajan’s Forum, which was built in 100 AD. cello Mastroianni. he monumental fountain (which is Sometimes even foreign governments In 2014, Bulgari financed the refurbishment of about 26 meters high and roughly the Spanish Steps. With its 138 stairs, it is one of will intervene in order to preserve certain 50 meters wide) is a work of art datbuildings. One example of this is the Bibthe most popular meeting places in Rome. ing from the late Baroque era. It is adorned liotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute with several allegorical figures and fantastical water creatures, and for Art History, a non-university research facility based in the Palazseems to be set in its own curtain façade. That, however, belongs to zo Zuccari and three additional, neighboring buildings in Rome. The the Palazzo Poli located behind it. The fountain is currently being renstructure and fire safety measures of a relatively new building that was ovated with military precision. Unlike public authorities, and as beconstructed in the 1960s in the former garden of the Palazzo Zuccafits a creative private enterprise, Fendi is pulling out all the stops. The ri proved to be inadequate for the library’s more than 250,000 books, ambitious project has its own website featuring information, computso it was demolished by architect Silvio Galizia in 2001. In its place, er-generated animations and video clips. There is even a book that has a new library storage facility with a reading room was constructed, been published to celebrate the project. It features elaborate artwork based on a design by Juan Navarro Baldeweg. With this new library building, inaugurated in January 2013, the stocks of the library and by Karl Lagerfeld, a long-standing designer at Fendi. The company’s civic engagement goes further still. It made available several hunphoto library are now, once again, accessible to researchers from all dreds of thousands of euros, so that the Quattro Fontane (four wells) over the world. The works were paid for by public grants and private on the Quirinal Hill, which were in urgent need of repair, could also funding from Germany. No other city boasts as much magnificent architecture, or as many be refurbished. The well system dating back to 1558 comprises four breathtaking buildings and works of art produced by some of Euindividual wells on the four corners of the intersection of the Via del Quirinale and the Via delle Quattro Fontane. They feature the river rope’s greatest, most visionary artists. This is why none of Rome’s gods associated with the Arno and Tiber Rivers, and the Roman godpatrons need to worry that they will ever run out of buildings to supdesses Diana and Juno. port. The city has almost too much to offer, and its beauty is depenThese examples of generosity are setting a trend. It recently transdent on the generous protection and care provided by impassioned pired that a hundred Ferrari owners, who met for one of their annuart lovers from all over the world. UC ome is unrivalled, but it is also gradually disintegrating. Slowly,
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PLAYGROUND ART & DESIGN
MADONNA MIA! Tinos, the fourth-largest island in the Cyclades, has been known as the “Island of Madonna” since an icon of the Virgin Mary was discovered there in 1823. It is also where Kois Architecture has built a 200 m2 house that blends in with the stark landscape, overlooks the sea and has a breathtaking infinity pool.
Eyes Open! FAVORITE BUNNY Serbian artist Natalija Ribovic called her temporary installation in the mirrored ballroom of the Schaezlerpalais in Augsburg “Silverio Rabbit.” The reclining silver bunny produces a myriad of shimmering reflections in this Rococo space.
HONEST WORK The name might be confusing, but the word Alki means chair. The story of the Alki chair factory began in French Basque Country in 1981. In the village of Itsasu, five friends founded an artisanal workshop with the aim of creating jobs in the area. The “Kuskoa Bi” model (left) is a perfect blend of tradition and modern technology – a totally fuss-free design.
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SPARKLING FRUIT In some parts of China, people display a pineapple to bring wealth and happiness. Try your luck with this ceramic candle holder studded with Swarovski crystals by Gilles Caﬃer.
ART TO GO The “LOQI Museum Collection” puts great works of art like René Magritte’s “The Heartstrings” (1960) out on the street. Besides being practical, the folding bags are definitely more sophisticated than their plastic counterparts. PAPER GIRL Paper and glue are all that Yulia Brodskaya from Moscow needs for her experimental art. What’s even more unusual about the artist with the precise technique is her incredible talent – which impressed Creative Review magazine enough to call her a “breakthrough star” back in 2009. Collectors of her work include Oprah Winfrey and the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco.
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Style Nomad Bobby Dekeyser and his Dedon furniture label have always championed social responsibility. His daughter Carolin also does her part in the Philippines, where her brand Nay Palad employs local women to make fashion jewelry. Your father Bobby’s business idea – to produce traditional wicker-style furniture made of plastic – brought about a childhood spent
in many different places for you. How has that shaped your life? I was in fact born in the German town of Aachen, close to the border with Belgium, where my father was under contract as a professional soccer player at the time. We then relocated to Bavaria, where his next club was based. After my father had the idea for Dedon furniture, we soon moved to Cebu Island in the Philippines, so he could build his first plant there. That’s where I spent practically the whole of my preschool years. For my siblings and me, being there was always a great adventure. But you were also confronted with the poverty and hardship faced by the locals, and your family decided to act. What do
Work – without a doubt. People need a roof over their heads and food, of course. However, what helps them long-term is being given a fishing rod, rather than a fish. I like this image, because it illustrates the concept of capacity building. This remains our biggest challenge. the people there need most?
In the village built by your family’s foundation, people who
2 1 The village of Compostela, where 50 families live and work. The Nay Palad workshop is based in the community center (on the left of the photo). The jewelry is made here, while the women’s children are being looked after 2 The heat of the landfill, which is referred to as Smokey Mountains, makes the garbage ferment, producing gases that erupt into scorching flames 3 Entrepreneur Carolin Dekeyser (26) 4 The “Compostela Bracelet” made of black agate 5 The Nay Palad women proudly wear their pink T-shirts, which show they are working for the company.
previously lived in a landfill now have the opportunity to build a new life. It is also where you founded your own company, Nay Palad, which is aimed at helping the women of the village feed themselves and their children. How does that work?
In order to understand these individuals, you have to put yourself in their position. The garbage does not have much 3 to oﬀer them, but in their eyes, it is at least something. When they first arrive in our village, they are afraid of losing the little they have. The men go oﬀ to the factories or go fishing, but the women have to take care of the children. Thanks to my project, the women, too, find work and have access to childcare. Many have lived in the landfi ll for four generations, and their priorities in terms of discipline and reliability are very diﬀerent from those we are used to from employees in Europe. We want to train the women, not only in craft skills, but also on a psychological level. We create incentives with things that are important to them, for example a lovely birthday party for their child. Nay Palad is Filipino. What does it mean? Nay roughly translates as mother or role model, and palad means faith or self-confidence, but also handicraft. I really like all these possible translations and the women identify with the name. What sort of objects do the women in Cebu make for your accesso-
world’s best weavers live on Cebu Island. We manufacture jewelry that is entirely handmade. The women are incredibly talented. I purchase the materials, like the semi-precious stones, at the local markets and in Manila, on the neighboring island. What inspires your collections? Each piece is full of a great amount of tradition. We don’t create short-lived trends. So rather than calling myself a designer, I prefer to say that I select the pieces. That is why I also do not talk about collections, but rather journeys. I have just come back from Turkey, where I am shortly going to have traditional pesteUL mal bath towels produced in a similar cooperative.
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ries label? The traditional local crafts are weaving and knotting. The
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What lies behind the arc? If these choice picks are anything to go by it’ll be a pot of golden ideas. 1
1 ICONIC British artist Damien Hirst not only has a weakness for diamond-encrusted skulls, he’s also rather fond of mice. “Beautiful Mickey” print, Other Criteria, approx. € 19,000.
7 DRIP DRY This optimistic outdoor cushion simply shrugs oﬀ raindrops. It is sized 50 x 50 cm and available from Basil Bangs for approximately € 67.
3 PRIDE These colorful bottles were a collaboration with artist Gilbert Baker. Absolut Colors Rainbow Limited Edition, approx. € 20.
4 BOOM This bass has got it all – sound and looks – and is made of old skateboards. Prisma Guitars, from approx. € 3,600. 5 SWEET! Delicately colored macrons inspired by the French painter Pierre Bonnard. By Bonnard, 5 for approx. € 9. 6 LIP ART The attractive drawings for the lipstick cases by Mexican beauty label Pai Pai were created by fashion
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9 CLOUDY This cheerful little cloud spreads joy in the oﬃce and handily dispenses sticky tape at the same time. Gongdreen, approx. € 10. 10 STACKS Up, up and away: these modular shelves are the ideal solution for many diﬀerent interior situations. And they come in practically all the colors of the rainbow. Cubit, price on request.
8 FINE LINES Add a splash of color to gray, everyday life: “Rainbow Pencils” turn words into poems. Duncan Shotton Design Studio, approximately € 14.
11 NO PLASTIC! The Bottle Vase series was inspired by plastic waste from Dutch waters, which artist Foekje Fleur transferred to porcelain. From approx. € 19.
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2 LOOKIE! Next season, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada makes the sun shine with this rainbow sweater worn over a gold skirt.
illustrator Guillermo Huerta. Approximately € 14.
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Finery Under Foot
Carpets bring warmth, comfort and character to a room. Those by CAP are absolute masterpieces with an exquisite elegance. ugs are experiencing a renaissance. Wooden
and stone floors may be very attractive to look at, but they don’t automatically make a home feel or look particularly homely. A carpet on the other hand can be a wonderful way of introducing structure to any room: a carpet is laid on the floor, on this carpet stands a sofa, next to the sofa a side table is placed and on it a lamp. The entire ensemble acts like an island in the room. There are many different ways of applying this principle of adapting a carpet to fit an interior space. Ulrike Broermann, owner of the Düsseldorf-based company CAP, combines classical elements found in oriental carpets with contemporary and minimalist influences in her designs.
The philosophy behind a carpet’s motif plays a key role for this interior designer, and one thing is also clear: a carpet is slow-growing. Row by row and centimetre for centimetre it develops, the pattern emerging gradually like the printed page from an inkjet printer. CAP carpets are made of 100 percent natural materials, 80 percent cotton and 20 percent pure wool. There is an anti-slip layer on the underside. The carpets, as robust as they are striking in their multiple designs, are produced in nine different sizes in Belgium. This “Made in Europe” pledge guarantees not only short delivery times but also quality of the highest standard. Learn more at www.carpets-plaids.com
Red grabs your attention instantly. It makes a bold statement. A red carpet adds a strong accent to your living space 1 “Quadra Rosa Fucsia” 2 “Ombra Scuro Fango” 3 “Allegro Sangue Rosso” 4 “Arabesque” and “Ombra Rosso Sole” (large photo).
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6 CAPTIVATED With this signature cap nobody’s going to mistake you for a teenager – they’ll instantly know you’re a man of true style. By Bao Bao Issey Miyake, approx. € 245.
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KATHARINA HARF DI CAPRIO, GATES, GELDOF, TURLINGTON, KOONS, BARDOT, FOX ERNESTO BERTARELLI
The Passionate Fighter
This picture is not typical for Katharina Harf, who rarely sits still but did for us when we caught up with the international ambassador of DKMS in her home in Los Angeles. The founder of the U.S. branch of the biggest stem cell donor database in the world speaks about her inspiring career that included a detour via Harvard and eventually led her to her ultimate calling – saving blood cancer patients every day.
Katharina Harf set up the DKMS USA headquarters in New York, but she and her daughter Eva live on the West Coast, in Los Angeles.
A Modern Heroine When her mother developed blood cancer 25 years ago, her father founded DKMS – the German Bone Marrow Donor Center. Escaping her grief, Katharina Harf, just a teenager at the time, threw herself into an elite education that eventually led her via Harvard to her true calling. As international DKMS ambassador and co-founder of DKMS USA, the young mother fights for blood cancer patients worldwide, and for 13 years, has been devoted to the cause of the nonprofit organization which has become the largest stem cell donor center in the world.
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25 years of DKMS – what’s next? “We’re investing in new locations and always looking for even more donors.”
“Through my work I keep my mother alive.” KATHARINA HARF
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he Greenwich Hotel in New York City. Katharina Harf is just finishing up a meeting on the sunny patio. Suddenly, Bradley Cooper rushes by and sits down at another table. Most of the ladies turn their heads, gazing at the handsome actor. Except for Katharina, who wants him too, but as a supporter for DKMS. “Are you interested in saving lives?” she asks when a mutual friend introduces them. Katharina: “He smiled and answered: ‘How can I help?’” Just a few weeks later, the Hollywood star is sitting in front of the cameras for ABC, one of the biggest TV networks in the country, explaining DKMS’s mission on “Good Morning America,” the biggest morning show in the USA. 4.6 million viewers watch as the Hollywood star introduces the man sitting next to him on the TV couch: Anthony Daniels, a 29-year-old athlete suﬀering from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, who is urgently seeking a stem cell donor since his cancer has returned for the fourth time. On the very same day, 4,000 volunteer donors register with the U.S. branch of DKMS in response to the actor’s appeal. “That was an incredible moment!,” says Katharina Harf, still visGreat Britain. Blood cancer patients can often only beat the disease with the help of stem cells from an unrelated, matching donor. Only ibly moved by the huge number of newly registered stem cell donors. With unswerving commitment, irresistible charm and creative one third of all patients find their genetic twin within their own famideas, the young mother has been fighting for blood cancer patients ily. The probability of finding a matching donor outside the family is between one in 20,000 and one in several million. Every fifth blood in urgent need of a stem cell transplant for more than 13 years now. cancer patient still needs a matching donor. Having first taken the organization from Germany to the USA, she “That was my mother’s situation at the time. In the beginning now travels the world as an international DKMS ambassador for the non-profit organization. “Getting famous people interested in our she was fine after the chemotherapy, but then she had a relapse and cause and consequently engage in our fight against blood cancer is by there was only one thing that could help her: a bone marrow transno means easy. But once they understand that they can help us save plant. Although she had six siblings, none of them was her genetic twin. The only solution was to lives, most of them are happy to support us.” Making contacts, find a donor outside the famicollecting funds, raising awarely. It was this desperate situaness in foreign countries is what tion that led to the foundation the remarkable lifesaver does of DKMS. Twenty-four years with a passion she has learned ago, there were only 3,000 regfrom her father, the successful istered stem cell donors in the entrepreneur Peter Harf. “It all whole of Germany.” started with what happened to Peter Harf drummed up supmy mother, who died of blood port from friends, doctors and KATHARINA HARF cancer 24 years ago,” Katharina family, launched donor drives tells me over a cappuccino on across Germany in cities like the same patio in Tribeca, her expression suddenly pensive. “I reFrankfurt, Cologne and Berlin and succeeded in activating no fewer member it as if it were yesterday. I was a very shy, 14-year-old teenthan 68,000 unrelated donors within one year. “It wasn’t an easy time for my older sister Viktoria and me. Partager when my mother became ill with cancer at the age of 45. And I’ll never forget how my father continued to make her feel like the ly because our pictures were on all the flyers for the donor drives, we most beautiful woman in the world, even when she lost her hair. My were appearing on TV and our story became public knowledge. But my mother turned into a very strong person as a result of her illness – parents had known each other since dancing school. They were 16 that’s something I’ve seen in a lot of patients since; she never showed when they met. We were spending our summer vacation in Greece when my mother realized something was wrong. She was pale deany sign of weakness when we kids were around.” spite the intense sunshine, had a slightly raised temperature the But after a battle of over 12 months, Mechthild Harf passed away. whole time and had bruises all over her body – which in itself is a “My father had to promise my mother that he would keep fighting sign of poor blood levels.” for all the other patients all over the world that were in need of stem According to DKMS, every year, more than 917,000 people all over cells.” In the years that followed, DKMS went on to establish itself as the world are diagnosed with blood cancer. DKMS looks for stem cell an institution in Germany. Meanwhile Katharina Harf – just 15 years donors and matches them with people whose treatment requires a old at the time – moved from Frankfurt to New York with her father, stem cell transplant. Most patients are suﬀering from blood cancer or grandparents and sister and proceeded to throw herself into an elite education. “I’d always been very ambitious, even as a small child. First other diseases of the hematopoietic system. With more than 5.5 million registered donors and more than 50,000 stem cell transplants, I went to boarding school, Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and DKMS is the biggest stem cell donor center in the world and currently then on to Harvard, where I studied philosophy.” After graduating, she joined a Louis Vuitton trainee program – a operates branches in Germany, the United States, Poland, Spain and
“When my mother died there were 3,000 donors, today five million are registered with DKMS all over the world.”
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Katharina Harf has convinced many stars to support DKMS’s cause – including Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and recently Bradley Cooper.
“My motto? Helping others is the shortest route to happiness. I want to be a role model for my daughter Eva, just as my father always was for me.” KATHARINA HARF
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Eva & Katharina with all the red DKMS gowns for the annual gala. Designer Derek Lam created seven dresses for Katharina – for free.
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Katharina Harf: “Since I became a mother myself, I understand where my mother got her strength from – she was fighting for us!”
combination of working in the company’s shops and gaining experiday during those doubt-plagued weeks.” hat was back in 2003. “Since then, I’ve realized that DKMS is ence in its administrative offices. On Fifth Avenue in New York, she my destiny, my true calling! When I look back today it seems worked her way up to Junior Manager within just two years and inperfectly logical, because I’d always wanted to help people,” says creased sales by 30 percent. “That was the hardest job! I was only 25, Katharina Harf. Based in New York, she built up the headquarters in charge of a team of eight people, and had to balance stacks of shoeof DKMS USA from a tiny office in Manhattan provided by her faboxes every day – me, one of the clumsiest people I know! Since then, I’ve had huge respect for people who work in the service industry.” But ther. “Today DKMS has more than five million registered donors all Katharina Harf increasingover the world. In May 2016 ly found herself questioning we’ll be celebrating our 25th her choice of profession. “I anniversary at the annugrew up believing a job has al DKMS gala in New York to be hard, that it requires City. We’ll also be honoring this important day with discipline and a sense of a big press event in Gerresponsibility – that’s the many. Plus, there will be a example my father set us donor-patient meeting – a growing up. Back then, very special moment when working for a non-profit organization would nevthe reality of what it really er have crossed my mind!” means to have saved a life Soon afterwards, Katharihits you. On top of that, we na signed up for a Master’s are investing in new locations because we still don’t of Business program at Columbia University – and have a compatible stem cell suddenly became more and donor for every patient yet. more aware that she was And we support research projects that will help save struggling to find meaning in her professional life. lives better in the future. “All of a sudden, I sensed That’s why our slogan is that I was no longer happy ‘Delete Blood Cancer’.” with the professional path How does it feel to save Katharina Harf as a baby with her mother, Mechthild, who died of blood cancer at the age of 45 and inspired the founding of DKMS. I’d chosen. I had tried evlives every day? “I love it! erything I could to launch Partly also because, in a very myself into a big business career. After just three lectures, I left the special way, my work makes sure my mother remains part of my life. university and, on a whim, booked a ticket to go and stay with my It’s not easy to find something that’s so much fun and yet so fulfillsister in Munich, who had always been a kind of mother figure for ing. I recently met Raymond Chambers, one of the biggest and most discreet philanthropists in the world. The saying ‘Helping others is me. I felt so miserable I spent almost five weeks there. And of course the shortest route to happiness’ originates from him – and I’ve adoptthe grief of losing my mother crept up on me again.” It was her father who suddenly hit on the brilliant idea that saved her from deed it as my life motto. And besides, I want to be a role model for my spair. “‘Why don’t you take DKMS to America?’ he said to me one daughter, just as my father always was for me.”MC
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Donations for DKMS Registering as a stem cell donor is simple. Just go to http://www.deletebloodcancer. org/en/register and order a swab kit which will be sent to your home address. Simply wipe the two swabs along the inside of your cheeks and mail them back. Once you have registered with DKMS as a donor, your tissue characteristics will be made available for searches on behalf of patients all over the world. If you are a match with a patient in need of a stem cell transplant, you will be asked to go through further tests and a thorough examination. Two different methods are used to collect stem cell donations (figures and procedures can vary
from country to country, as can different types of growth factors): 1. Peripheral blood stem cell collection – this is the most common method for collecting stem cells and is used in approx. 80% of cases. The donor is given a 5-day course of injections containing G-CSF, a naturally occurring growth factor. This increases the number of stem cells in the peripheral blood, which are then collected straight from the donor’s blood using a special procedure. Donors may experience flu-like symptoms while taking the medication. Peripheral stem cell collection is an outpatient procedure and does not require an overnight stay in a hospital.
2. Bone marrow collection – the donor is given a general anesthetic during which approx. 5% of his or her bone marrow is removed. After approx. two weeks, the body has completely regenerated the donated bone marrow. Following the procedure, the wound may hurt for a few days. The pain is similar to a bruise. The donor spends two to three days in the hospital. Saving lives costs money, and DKMS relies on financial donations as well. DKMS invests 40 euros to register a single stem cell donor. That’s why every euro counts – and helps expand the global database. For further information, go to www.deletebloodcancer.org All names and addresses on page 200.
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While Hollywood is making him wait for an Oscar – despite having been nominated five times – DiCaprio has been even more successful as a philanthropist. The second LDF gala auction last summer in Saint-Tropez raised 40 million dollars for the protection of wild animals in Africa and the world’s oceans – up from 25 million in 2014. The UN Messenger of Peace won over artists like Jeff Koons, Andreas Gursky and Ed Ruscha for his charity. Some even contributed specially comissioned works.
LEONARDO DICAPRIO PHOTOGRAPHED BY ANDREAS RENTZ/AMFAR15/GETTYIMAGES.COM
LEONARDO DICAPRIO LEONARDO DICAPRIO FOUNDATION, ESTABLISHED IN 1998
The Game Changers Once they have made their millions, achieved celebrity, and lived the luxury lifestyle, some famous stars undergo astonishing metamorphoses. A billionaire eradicates diseases, or a Hollywood star fights for endangered animals. Seven impressive personalities who have discovered that using their fame to help others is what really enriches their lives. PHOTOS: Trunk Archive & Getty Images
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MELINDA GATES PHOTOGRAPHED BY DOUGLAS FRIEDMAN/TRUNKARCHIVE.COM
MELINDA GATES BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, ESTABLISHED IN 2000 She and Bill are both computer scientists when they meet at Microsoft. They marry in 1994. A newspaper article about deadly diseases in Africa inspired the mother of three to set up the worldâ€™s largest private foundation. Drawing on 1,382 employees and a 41.3 billion dollar endowment, it has been fighting world hunger and improving world health since 2008. With Warren Buffet, they launched the Giving Pledge in 2010, and have convinced 137 other billionaires to donate half their fortunes. With an annual budget of four billion dollars, Melinda Gates, dubbed the worldâ€™s third most powerful woman by Forbes magazine, plans to eradicate diseases like polio by 2018.
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A TV documentary about Ethiopia was the catalyst for the legendary hit single, which sold 11.7 million copies in 1984. The ex-Boomtown Rats frontman mobilized 47 fellow artists to join Band Aid and sing for starvation-hit regions in Africa. “Do they know it’s Christmas” even touched the Queen, who later bestowed a knighthood on Geldof. Since 2002, the Irish activist has worked with U2 frontman Bono and the ONE campaign to draw attention to the problems faced by the developing world.
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BOB GELDOF BAND AID CHARITY FUND, ESTABLISHED IN 1984
CHRISTY TURLINGTON EVERY MOTHER COUNTS, ESTABLISHED IN 2010 Since the birth of her daughter Grace, the American, a first-generation supermodel, has been committed to improving the lives of expectant mothers. According to her foundation, 289,000 women die as a result of complications during pregnancy or childbirth every year. Christy highlights this crisis with the aid of long-distance runs. Why? Because in many parts of the world, a half-marathon is the approximate distance many expectant mothers have to travel on foot to access obstetrics services.
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JEFF KOONS PHOTOGRAPHED BY GUY AROCH/TRUNKARCHIVE.COM
JEFF KOONS KOONS FAMILY INSTITUTE, ESTABLISHED IN 1994 He is a superstar among living artists â€“ the one who transforms kitsch into art. What is less commonly known is that Koons is also a father of seven, and that he was traumatized by the custody battle over his firstborn with his ex-wife Ilona Staller, aka Cicciolina. The painful separation from his son Ludwig, who his mother secretly spirited out of the U.S., inspired him to set up the foundation. The organization helps to locate missing children worldwide, and to protect them from sexual abuse.
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BRIGITTE BARDOT FONDATION BRIGITTE BARDOT, ESTABLISHED IN 1986 Evidently it was the cruel practices of seal hunting in Canada which turned the famous ’60s movie icon into a passionate animal rights activist. Despite having posed nude in a mink coat only a few years earlier, Bardot publicly burned fur coats in Paris, and then suddenly sold all her jewelry in the 1970s. Since that time she has been an animal rights campaigner. Nowadays, the 80-year-old activist drums up financial support, as well as collecting almost 300 tons of food for starving animals per year.
MICHAEL J. FOX MICHAEL J. FOX FOUNDATION FOR PARKINSON’S RESEARCH, ESTABLISHED IN 2000 For seven years, the actor kept his illness a secret. He was only 30 and had just finished shooting the 100th episode of the TV show “Spin City,” when he revealed his diagnosis. The New York Times has called his foundation “globally, the most credible voice in Parkinson’s research.” Today, it is also considered the world’s biggest non-for-profit developer of medication for the disease. Michael himself has continued working – first in the ”Michael J. Fox Show,” and these days in other, Emmy-nominated roles.
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For the Love of the Ocean His passion for the beauty of the sea helped him win the world‘s biggest sailing race, the America’s Cup, twice. After growing his family’s biotechnology company Serono into the biggest in Europe and establishing his new Waypoint Capital investment business, Ernesto Bertarelli faces a new big challenge: saving Chagos, the largest marine reserve on earth. The remarkable Swiss entrepreneur talks about childhood memories, his family foundation and why he believes INTERVIEW BY: Michaela Cordes that facts and data are required to create change.
PHOTO: BERTARELLI FOUNDATION/GEORGE DUFFIELD
The 540,000 km2 Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean is home to the worldâ€™s largest atoll, which is untouched by pollution.
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A power couple with the same vision. Kirsty and Ernesto Bertarelli are both passionate about helping to raise awareness for the oceans.
These reef manta rays (Manta alfredi) have been known to travel huge distances from Chagos – even as far as the coast of Africa.
rnesto Bertarelli’s career sounds like that
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of a superhero. He was only 27 when he re-
turned home in 1993 after graduating from Harvard to join the family company Serono. He became its CEO in 1996 at only 31, refocusing on biotechnology. Within the next 10 years, Serono’s revenues skyrocketed from 809 million dollars in 1996 to 2.8 billion in 2006. The company made headlines in the field of IVF, where its discoveries over decades brought hope to generations of women who never believed they could have children, treatments for MS and growth hormone deficiency. In 2007 Bertarelli sold the company to Merck for many billions of dollars. In his private life, Ernesto Bertarelli was just as fortunate. He has been married since 2000 to the successful songwriter and former Miss UK Kirsty Roper. The couple have three children aged 14, 12 and 10. But what makes Ernesto Bertarelli a truly exceptional man is the fact that on top of his enormous success in business, the passionate sailor brought the America’s Cup to Europe for the very first time. Together with his Team Alinghi he won the biggest trophy in the sailing world twice – in 2003 and 2007. Now, the remarkable entrepreneur
has found a new challenge – raising awareness for the crisis of our oceans. With his family-owned Bertarelli Foundation he is taking on their biggest project so far: saving Chagos, the largest archipelago in the Indian Ocean. With its vast size of 23,000 square miles of shallow limestone reef it is the largest marine reserve in the world. Mr. Bertarelli, what does being at sea mean to you? My love of the ocean was basically in me when I was born. I was raised on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and moved from Italy to Switzerland when I was seven. My father was a sailor and competed in sailing. He skippered boats for wealthier people when he was a young man and not yet running his father’s business. I was introduced to the sea very early on when I was one year old. My mother liked to remind my father of the day he turned the corner of the island of Giglio and a strong wind put our boat down on its side. For a moment she thought they had lost me and searched the boat, screaming my name, only to find me holding on to the roof of our boat. When I was a teenager my dad gave me a boat instead of a moped. It was a small, inflatable three-meter-long dinghy with a small engine. Fortunately, the guy who sold it to us made a mistake and swapped the cover of what was supposed to be a 7.5 horsepower engine with one that had more than double the power. I was proud of my super-fast boat and zoomed off out of sight of my
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1 + 2 Alan Turchik of National Geographic on the most recent scientific expedition in January 2015, preparing a “drop camera” to capture images from the unexplored deep waters of Chagos 3, 4 + 6 At the annual Bertarelli Symposium, researchers from Harvard and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology discuss advances in the research funded by the Bertarelli Foundation. 5 Centre de Micro Nano – researchers from the Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience and Neuroengineering tackle some of society’s most pressing medical problems. 3
“As a teenager my father gave me a boat instead of a moped. A love for the sea has been basically in me since I was born.” ERNESTO BERTARELLI
parents to go swimming. That meant freedom to me. My dad was also the one who taught me how to sail and sponsored me very early on. Did the sailing sport teach you qualities that helped you later build
think it did. You learn about responsibility from an early age, because you always need to see the bigger picture: for example, do I have enough gas to make it back to shore? Also, you cannot just leave a boat in the sea – you have to care for it. It was an exceptionally smart move for my father to give me that boat. He always nurtured my passion for the sea. To make sure I would not run off again when I came back from Harvard, he gave me a seat on the board and a boat on the lake. At the time I was much more interested in cars and buildings, in more concrete things. I wanted to be an architect, or a car designer, but my father would not give up his hope and his vision. Thank God! Because as I matured I started to understand that the pharma and biotech business is so much more fascinating. Luckily, as I grew up I understood my father’s stubbornness in hoping I would follow in his footsteps and eventually run the business that had been in the family since my grandfather’s day. I only wish I had had more time to enjoy adult conversations with my father, but he sadly passed away when he was 68 and I needed to rush to take over the company in my late twenties. But I feel exceptionally fortunate to have been educated and put in a situation to understand the opportunity of change. That’s why I enjoy my involvement with our foundation, because our aim is to encourage change.
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cuddle with. Seldom do you get to play with a fish. Humans do not relate to marine life on that level. That is a massive disadvantage for the ocean. And that’s what I am interested in – growing compassion for the ocean and its animals. Because I have been in contact with the ocean from an early age, I feel as much love for a tuna, a dolphin or a shark as I feel for a gazelle, a lion or a bear. But I think I am in the minority and this is what needs to change. How do you want to grow that awareness? By bringing facts and data to the surface. The largest project we are sponsoring today is the Chagos Archipelago, which was introduced to me and my wife by our dear friend George Duffield, who had done some initial work in the creation of a maritime reserve. I believe it has a lot of potential as a good baseline for research in the Indian Ocean, which is the most vulnerable of all seas because there are two billion people living on its shores. We count sharks, as the number of sharks is a good indicator of the health status of a marine ecosystem. We study the coral, its migration, how it responds to currents. And we study the behavior of animals and birds – all so that my kids and future generations will understand what an unspoilt island looks like. What are you doing to com-
municate your discoveries? I think other people are more suited to promoting change in a more vocal way. What Leonardo DiCaprio is doing is very good. He is also in a better position to do it than I am. I like privacy and don’t want to be in the limelight unless I have to be. But we publish our work and When did you realize, personpartner with other organizations and universities. It is my ally, that our oceans are in crisis? I had my very first enbackground. I believe that science and the communication of counter with the pollution of the sea when I was only three scientific results is a fantastic years old, cruising around way to enhance understanding, Ponza. I remember I came off and that is our network more the beach with a lot of tar on than any other network. We Just as successful at a desk as on deck. Ernesto Bertarelli at the helm my skin that I could hardly rub use technology for tagging aniof his GC32 foiling catamaran in Marseille in April of this year. off. At the time the big tankmals, and drones and satellites ers were going into Naples, and washing their tanks off the coast off which help us to understand what is going on in the oceans. That’s how we contribute. We hope that other institutions or organizations Ponza. Today, cruising with my wife and our three children, I realize how very drastically places change. We probably own the most will pick up and use politically whatever technological solutions betraveled yacht in history, having done several trips around the world. come available to enhance and sponsor new behaviors. You cannot do Just last week I came back from the Marquesas Islands in the Pacific. everything, but you can do a piece of it. The Bertarelli foundation is a true family business. Your mother Maria We visited Indonesia. We have been exposed to incredible places, but Iris, your sister Dona and your wife Kirsty are all involved. Did you at the same time you realize two years later you do not come back to form it in memory of your father? Yes, the initial foundation was estabthe same place. Last year, I visited Australia. The Australians are doing a fantastic job preserving the Great Barrier Reef and controlling lished after my father passed away. It was founded to honor his work, overfishing. The Maldives have changed a lot as well. I remember particularly that in reproductive research, which brought the ability you would go fishing a few years back and the fish were so plentiful, to have children to so many couples. We realized over time how many you never came back without a catch. I was there recently for several lives we had changed by providing infertility treatment, and the original foundation was centered there. So, we continue to sponsor research weeks and came back with nothing. They say the deep ocean has been explored less than the universe – in the life sciences arena and this is an area that interests us greatly, how can one raise awareness for something still so unknown? That alongside marine conservation. The Foundation has a number of major partnerships with universities around the world, including Haris like saying the planet is round. I am going to give you a more basic vard Medical School, and EPFL in Switzerland, and we recently estabcomparison. On a daily basis we go to the restaurant and order sushi lished our own neuroscience research hub in Geneva called Campus like tuna, or Chilean sea bass, oblivious to the fact that we are eating Biotech which will host the EU’s 1 billion euro Human Brain Project. a wild animal. But that’s a big deal! Whereas we only eat game on rare occasions. In Switzerland we celebrate “la chasse” (the hunt) and serve Alongside institutions such as CERN, I hope this will keep Switzervenison only once or twice in the winter. We humans feel so much land in the vanguard of cutting-edge science and keep it a home for closer to animals on land. They give us a fuzzy feeling because they entrepreneurs working to transfer these innovations into products that improve lives all over the world.MC have fur and they look endearing. We give teddy bears to children to All names and addresses on page 200.
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This mansion is inextricably linked with Hamburg’s municipal history. It was built in 1903 by the architect Ernst Paul Dorn as a summer residence for HAPAG Director Johannes Merck. The lofty prestige of the peaceful property has since been complemented with a cosy warmth, envisioned by Dana Schweiger as she transformed it into the family home. Prepare to be inspired.
Country Life in the City A home in green surroundings where her family can enjoy life – that is what Dana Schweiger was looking for when she moved to Hamburg back in 2003. She discovered a grand mansion in the region known as ‘Niendorfer Gehege’, and brought the listed property into the here and now. She furnished the three levels of this sprawling house, indulging her fondness for design classics from the Fifties and Sixties. Casual and bright, original and style-conscious. She wasn’t interested here in merely impressing people. She was interested in creating a home where people feel at ease. TEXT: Uta Abendroth PHOTOS: Nina Struve PRODUCTION: Janine Weitenauer
Green is Dana Schweigerâ€™s favourite colour, and yet she uses it sparingly. The mirror and console table are pieces she found in the USA.
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“I grew up on the outskirts of Seattle. I need to be able to look out into nature’s greenery.” DANA SCHWEIGER
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A giant, cosy couch set alongside vintage furniture like the ‘Giraffen’ chair by Arne Jacobsen – Dana Schweiger likes to mix up her styles.
The ground floor is generous in its dimensions, with high, bright rooms, the kitchen that has been broken through to form a large space with the dining room, and the sitting room. The first floor and converted attic feature bedrooms and children’s rooms, several with en suite bathrooms. The ‘Merck mansion’ was commissioned in the style of an English country estate. The conservatory forms a transitional space between the house and the park-like garden.
kitchen. This was promptly knocked through to the dining room as they weren’t keen on keeping it as two separate rooms. “My kids used says. “You feel somehow protected here, and to play football, basketball, and a whole load of other sports. They were both upbeat and relaxed at the same time.” Her always bringing friends from their teams back to the house with them. home was originally built as the summer resI thought having a separate kitchen at times like that was very imidence of Johannes Merck, the former Direcpractical. This way the kitchen and dining room make for one homely space,” she says. Large sliding doors lead through from here into tor of the Hamburg-America-Line (HAPAG). He commissioned Ernst Paul Dorn to design the living room, which in turn gives on to the conservatory, as well as and construct his mansion on this expansive a sitting room and an en suite bedroom. country plot. His other creations include the “When we bought this home,” Dana reveals, “It felt a little gloomy machine hall built for the Hamburg Industrial and Commercial Exwith its dark wooden floors. It had something of a hospital or sanahibition of 1889 and renowned as a perfect example of technical contorium about it. I wanted it give it some warmth. And make it more struction. He also designed various office buildings before finally modern.” The 47-year-old had the wooden boards sanded down and dedicating his services to wealthy Hamburg residents. His work cenpainted white. Marina Prinzessin Reuss advised her when it came to the choice of colours for the ground tred around Niendorf, where businessmen had begun to buy up large swathes floor. The Hamburg-based interior deof land in the 19th century, on which signer selected subtle and subdued cothey had trees planted and created dislour tones that incorporate the doors, tinguished park gardens. The grand window frames and skirting boards. “I’m not a fan of white frames anyway, buildings built on these estates were always thought of as a kind of escape which always look like the cream decofrom the city. It was only from the 20th rating a cake,” says Dana. century onwards that they were lived in y favourite colour is green, but on a permanent basis. you won’t see all that much of When Dana Schweiger moved to it in the house,” she adds with Hamburg in 2003 with her then husa smile. Dana Schweiger ‘smuggled’ a band Til, their son and their three green-framed mirror and a console table on wheels into the dining room, daughters, she was very keen to live both of which she found in America in verdant surroundings. “I grew up and had shipped back to Hamburg. In on the outskirts of Seattle. Whatever we used to get up to with family or her bedroom there is a couch with darkfriends, we would spend the majority of green velvet upholstery, along with an our time outdoors,” she muses. “That antique tiled oven stove in a similar cois why I didn’t want to live in the cenlour tone. “I am particularly proud of tre of the city here. I want to be able to this find,” she says. “I have a special walk straight out of the front door and fondness for vintage furniture, espestraight into nature. My kids should cially Danish design from the Fifties. have the opportunity to experience this I buy a lot of pieces second-hand and I too, even though it is not quite the same just love taking part in auctions. I bid here…” Spanning almost 150 hectares, for this oven stove online, originally the ‘Niendorfer Gehege’ is after all the from the Schleswig-Holstein region, largest area of woodland in the Eimsand had it re-installed here. It works Dana Schweiger, mother-of-four and co-founder büttel district, and an idyllic place to go absolutely perfectly!” jogging or cycling, take a stroll or watch of the label ‘Bellybutton’, says: “This house has a special The colour white is the dominant energy, it emanates calm and serenity.” wild animals in their natural habitat. force on the first floor of the three-sto“All that reminds me a little of home,” says the lady of the house. The ry house, as well as in the converted former repository. Well-proportioned rooms coalesce here alongside rooms featuring nooks and location in the north of Hamburg is ideal in the sense that it feels just crannies that are tucked underneath the slanting trusses of the overlike being in the countryside, yet at the same time the heart of the city hanging roof. Some of the bedrooms also have their own en suite is just a stone’s throw away. o this day, the exceptionally large country residence exudes an bathrooms. Under the windows in the dormer, between a few woodair of almost aristocratic grandeur. It is easy to imagine guests en beams, Dana has created a snug mattress area on the floor, and being received here in formal scenes where prestige and repthere are ladders to climb up into the furthermost corners of the atresentation played an important role. A sets of steps, flanked by two tic and cosy up in a kind of bunk bed. columns and aligned in the middle of the façade, forms the entrance Even from here, the greens of the garden are visible time and again to the mansion. This door leads visitors straight into the large living through the lattice or roof windows. Not as formal as it once was, the area with its adjoining conservatory. Dana was looking for a little less garden still forms a natural transition to the natural expanses of the pomp however, and had a second entrance added at the side of the ‘Niendorfer Gehege’ beyond. This home is the ultimate idyll in the house. This leads through to a small vestibule and straight into the city, where unadulterated privacy can be enjoyed to the full. UA his house feels a little like a grandma who
wraps her arms around you,” Dana Schweiger
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 3.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 660 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,571 m2 ROOMS 15 E&V ID W-00ET0A CONTACT HAMBURG (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 46 86 31 20 E-MAIL HAMBURGPREMIUM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM CONTACT HAMBURG (DE) REMY WOHNIMMOBILIEN GMBH, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 20 91 37 00 E-MAIL NIENDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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The Quintessence of La Dolce Vita All the joys of the Italian zest for life form a crescendo here on the ‘Castello di Mortola’ estate near Mortola Inferiore on the Italian Riviera. Two buildings, a Saracen tower dating from 1500 and a house built in 1700, are set here within 15,000 square metres of botanical garden. Unobstructed sea views are the order of the day, along with utter peace and tranquillity. Quite amazing to think that Monte Carlo TEXT: Uta Abendroth PHOTOS: Bianca Raineri & Enrico Ceresole is just half an hour’s drive from here.
Privacy as far as the eye can see: the immense garden of â€˜Castello di Mortolaâ€™ shields the natural stone property from the outside world.
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1 The loft with its fantastic views can be found in the building dating from 1700 2 In the tower is the socalled shell bathroom, where the walls are decorated with shells rather than tiles 3 An art installation on the property’s terrace 4 The red spiral staircase connects up the various different levels of the tower 5 An old wooden boat makes for an unusual bed in this room in the tower 6 The tower’s dining room feels almost like a grotto with its red walls 7 The vista with an egg-like artwork 8 Carlo Maria Maggia, a true bon vivant 9 Red and blue stripes adorn the walls of the study inside the house 10 A room in the tower where guests are invited to a night’s sleep under a canopy.
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It took Carlo Maria Maggia six years to renovate ‘La Mortola’. With the greatest of respect for its heritage every step of the way.
sign ideas free reign over some 460 square metres in total. He has Carlo unearthed and sourced old buildings materials – sometimes going to Maria Maggia. “I first set eyes on the enormous lengths – to ensure refurbishment of the house and tower property in 1992 and found it increditrue to the original style. He created individual bedrooms where one bly beautiful. But it wasn’t up for sale …” imagines floating on water or being in a castle, and furnished salons It was to be another eleven years before with something of a loft-like character, whilst other rooms exude all the moment came when he was able to the charm of an exotic grotto. From a conservatory on the first floor of the tower, the changing colours of the trees, shrubs, herbaceous call this plot with its old Saracen tower borders and flowerbeds in the 15,000 square metre garden can be obdating from 1500 and the main house, some 200 years its junior, his own. “It served at any time of the year. A garden that ranks amongst the most was somehow fate that ownership fell to me in the end after all,” says important private gardens in Italy. In the past, ‘Castello di Mortola’ served as an old defence post on the international landscape architect with a grin. “This is not merethe Ligurian border. There were countless towers of this kind along ly a house, it is much much more!” A fleeting glance out from one of the terraces suffices to know precisely what Carlo means. Beauty is the the coast 500 years ago, but only a few of them have survived. On only thing in sight, far and wide. There is the glistening Mediterrathe ground floor is the kitchen and dining room, while the first floor nean off the Ligurian Coast. To the east lies plays host to the conservatory, a bedCapo San Ampelio, with the Côte d’Azur room and a study plus a bathroom. The and the hills of Cap Estérel to the west. second floor accommodates two bedAnd just at the foot of Carlo’s plot lies the rooms and a walk-in closet – as well as ‘Giardini Botanici Hanbury’, an 18-hectare access to the roof terrace. botanical garden created by the Englishhe house, built on the plot some man Thomas Hanbury with the help of the two hundred years after the tower, Heidelberg botanist Ludwig Winter at the affords additional interior space. end of the 19th century. Winter imported A large living room on the ground floor plants from as far afield as Australia, New forms the entrance. From the terrace Zealand and California, and some 2,000 stretching along the entire breadth of the building, the view sweeps over the Mediterranean, tropical and sub-tropical plant species now grow here. Since 2006, sea, an impressive panorama. The sathe garden has been a UNESCO world cullon features an open plan kitchen and tural heritage site. a dining area, with two bedrooms and When Signore Maggia acquired the a bathroom just off this space. The lowbuildings and the plot on Cape Mortola in er ground level with its vaulted ceiling looks out directly into the garden. Be2003, everything was in a dire state of neglect. “A team of ten of us worked for six sides a kitchen and a bathroom, one years in total, renovating everything from large room envelopes this entire floor. the ground up,” he recalls. “The restoration The roof of the house forms a terrace of of the buildings alone took two years, and around 130 square metres in size, which another four years to create the garden.” is ideal both as an outdoor fitness space and for throwing unforgettable parties. The finished result is spectacular. Every “The castello is a synthesis of the arts, a single plant that grows here is testimony to Carlo’s love of nature, and the interiors High up above the sea and yet just minutes from the kind of chamber of marvels,” exclaims water’s edge: a small path leads down from the with their infinitely creative designs are house to Cape Mortola and to several wild beaches. Carlo, who has been painting in oil ever also reflective of this sensibility. In a bathsince his grandmother, an artist, began teaching him at the ripe old age of eight. “With each one of the alroom in the Saracen tower, for example, thousands of shells adorn the walls instead of tiles. The red hue in several different rooms seems interations I have made here though, I have always respected the age spired by the nuances of corals, whilst the blue in the bedroom with and the rich heritage of the buildings.” Just one example here is the the reclaimed fishing boat that serves as a bed is deep and vivid like wooden floor in the house dating from circa 1700, which is another the sea stretching to the horizon. two hundred years older than the building itself. rom this idyll in Imperia it seems almost implausible that MonThe garden, quite apart from the 10,000 plants that Carlo has plantte Carlo could be just a stone’s throw from here, and Nice and ed here himself – including some 1,000 aloe plants alone with their Sanremo only around half an hour’s drive away. “The location thick succulent leaves and unusual blossoms – is a picturesque parahere on the hillside means that maximum privacy is guaranteed,” says dise. Whatever the time of day or year, the perfect spot always awaits Carlo. “The special atmosphere here is ideal for recharging one’s baton one of terraces and seating areas on the various levels of the teries and devoting one’s thoughts entirely to the beauty of the surgrounds – some shady, some sunny, some hidden and sheltered, othroundings. This is a place where life is one pleasure after the next.” ers with open views of the sea. Be it for a relaxing break, an al fresco The owner certainly knows what he is talking about. The creative botmeal, everything is possible … and the sea is just a short walk away anist is sure that he changed his life for this home. The two buildthrough the lush vegetation. Carlo Maria Maggia is moving on once ings are filled with the results of his inventive vision, that are just as again, driven by a desire to devote himself to new projects and see ingenious as they are whimsical. Carlo has been able to give his deonce more what fate has in store for him. UA y whole life has revolved around ‘La Mortola’ for 23 years now,” says
ITALY, SANREMO-IMPERIA PRICE EUR 7.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 461 m2 LAND APPROX. 15,000 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 11 E&V ID W-01W0L7 CONTACT SANREMO IMPERIA (IT) UNO6OTTO S.A.S., LICENCE PARTNER OF E & V ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 340 141 35 54 E-MAIL SANREMOIMPERIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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Industrial Design Loft
Located in an impressive setting with stunning views over Lake Maggiore, it is the striking industrial design and loft-like feel of this open plan apartment that gives it such unique appeal as a stylish contemporary home.
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Beautifully situated on the edge of Verbania, yet just a few minutes’ drive from its vibrant centre and wonderful bathing spots, the ‘Lagolofts’ complex affords an excellent quality of home life with direct lake views. Both locals and newly arrived residents from abroad enjoy ‘la dolce vita’ here all year round.
t is no surprise that the magic and majesty of Lake Maggiore has fascinated a string of famous names throughout the course of history. Napoleon, Queen Victoria and Ernest Hemingway all spent their holidays here and enthused about the glorious Mediterranean climate. The picturesque region has lost none of its allure. On the contrary. What an ideal setting for converting an historic cotton factory into modern loft apartments as part of the ‘Lagolofts’ develop-
ment in the small commune of Ghiﬀa. This project combines sophisticated interior styling with industrial flair – and the result is a dream for lovers of design and urbane living. The dual-level loft for sale here plays host to a living and dining area, a fitted kitchen and a bathroom on the ground floor, whilst the upper level consists of a bedroom and a further bathroom. All interiors are furnished using the finest quality materials – with spectacular lake views forming the crowning glory.
ITALY, LAKE MAGGIORE PRICE EUR 370,000 – 596,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 134 – 198 m2 E&V ID W-0220H5 CONTACT LAGO MAGGIORE (IT) ENGEL & VÖLKERS LAGO MAGGIORE, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA SRL TEL. +39 0332 181 18 18 E-MAIL LAGOMAGGIORE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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Swiss Chalet Dream
The famous Grindelwald forest forms the world-class setting for this beautiful and exclusively appointed chalet â€“ with stunning natural surroundings that draw sophisticated cosmopolitan types from around the world.
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A perfect blend of comfort and lifestyle: this sensational modern chalet makes for a consummate refuge of well-being after a day spent skiing or hiking. Its cosy interior, clad in beautiful woods, conveys an elegant Alpine charm. It enjoys a superb location not far from the longest glacier in the Alps, nestled in the UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Jungfrau-Aletsch’.
xclusive in quality, with elegant and ingeniously conceived spaces throughout, this chalet sits in a spectacular southfacing hillside position overlooking the summits of the Grosse Fiescherhorn, Wetterhorn and Eiger mountains. Nature, tranquillity and privacy are the order of the day here, even though urban amenities and the ski slopes are within convenient reach. The interiors are designed to make the most of the fabulous outlook. The base level
comprises three cosy bedrooms, each of which open onto the beautifully landscaped garden. The two levels above play host to an entrance hall, a homely and inviting living room with a kitchen, as well as other adjoining rooms for individual use and a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. A fitness and spa suite with a sauna awaits on the lower ground floor – forming the perfect haven in which to relax and unwind at the end of an action-packed day out in the mountains.
SWITZERLAND, INTERLAKEN PRICE CHF 3.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 235 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-00CYGU CONTACT INTERLAKEN (CH) GN REAL ESTATE GMBH, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 33 822 70 70 E-MAIL INTERLAKEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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Oasis in Wilhelmsbad
With the completion of its acclaimed urban redevelopment scheme, the town of Hanau has never been such an attractive place to live. What better time to set up home here in this fabulous and unparalleled residence.
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T A true paradise: the thoughtfully landscaped plot, spanning more than 4,000 m², benefits from a beautiful terrace and natural green surroundings that have to be seen to be believed. Aesthetes with discerning tastes will be equally enticed though by the house itself, which features light-flooded modern interiors and floor-to-ceiling window frontages.
his year’s major urban redevelopment in Hanau, which has included the opening of an impressive shopping and cultural centre, has given the town an enormous boost in appeal both in the Frankfurt area and beyond. This enhancement is reflected both in the standard of the new architecture that graces Hanau’s centre and in the superb quality of life that the brand new amenities have brought. Nowhere is this more palpable than in this prestigious modern home, which represents a rare jewel in the eastern Rhine Main region. Set within parklike grounds of some 4,675 m², the property is an eﬀective culmination of forward-thinking design and state-of-the-art technologies. The living and dining area, spanning approx. 250 m², enjoys a splendid outlook over the koi pond in the garden. In addition to a commodious master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and dressing closet, there are another two bedrooms and a bathroom. A poolhouse with a sauna and a small guesthouse can also be found in the grounds. A self-contained apartment with a separate entrance, a garage and a double carport round oﬀ the exceptional amenities available in this gorgeous home.
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE UPON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 676 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,675 m2 E&V ID W-0237A7 CONTACT HANAU (DE) SVEN STÜTZEL
REAL ESTATE, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 6181 42 82 90 E-MAIL HANAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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With its sleek lines, modern spaces and sumptuous comforts, this distinguished and peaceful residence in the sought-after Dortmund district of L端cklemberg is a dream come true for lovers of high-class design.
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This architectural masterpiece is incredibly peaceful, and yet it is just a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Dortmund and enjoys superb links with motorways in the region as well as with public transport. Meanwhile inside, the appointment standard of all rooms here leaves nothing to be desired in terms of its generous dimensions and modern luxuries.
his delightful home has been built in deference to the finest quality design, striking the perfect balance between modern architecture and elegant living. It presides over a total living and utility space of some 1,083 m². Various features make this home a haven of peace and relaxation, including sun terraces, some of which are covered, a balcony with an outdoor fireplace, a panoramic roof terrace and a beautiful garden that is almost completely uno-
verlooked. The open plan living room with a fireplace and the double-height dining area with a gallery form an impressive central space that is enhanced still further by glazed doors opening onto the garden. The white designer kitchen features a cooking island, a breakfast bar and access to a small atrium. The first floor hosts various bedrooms with two bathrooms and walk-in wardrobes, a cinema, loggia and roof terrace. This home really is a genuine temple of well-being!
GERMANY, DORTMUND PRICE EUR 4.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 703 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,803 m2 E&V ID W-01QAI9 CONTACT DORTMUND (DE) STEPHAN NEUKÖTTER IMMOBILIEN, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 231 950 29 00 E-MAIL DORTMUNDSUED@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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New Heights of Luxury
From its fascinating architectural design to its exclusive living standard on no less than 34 floors, not to mention its breathtaking panoramic views – the spectacular ‘GEWA-Tower’ is impressive in every respect.
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At a height of approx. 107 metres, the 34-storey ‘GEWA-Tower’ in Fellbach is one of the tallest residential buildings in Germany. It affords stateof-the-art appointments and benefits from a central location: Stuttgart’s city centre is a ten-minute drive away, whilst the international airport is around 30 minutes from here.
ot far from Stuttgart in Fellbach, the town of wines and congresses, the monumental 34-storey GEWA-Tower is set to become one of the most spectacular residential properties in Germany. It is no coincidence that more than half of the 64 exclusive freehold apartments have already been sold. They each preside over spacious interior layouts, four to six rooms with a balcony or terrace, and impressive sky gardens from the 23rd floor upwards af-
fording sheer endless vistas into the distance. The exclusive standard of the appointment includes floor-to-ceiling windows for a bright and modern ambience within, underfloor heating with upmarket flooring, and elegant bathrooms. The unique architectural design is set to give residents on every level the sensation of dwelling high above the rest of the world. The tower emerging here on the skyline really is the epitome of urban sophistication, oﬀering the quintessential penthouse lifestyle.
GERMANY, FELLBACH/STUTTGART PRICE EUR 697,000 – 5.01 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 140 – 459 m² E&V ID W-00JU50 CONTACT WAIBLINGEN (DE) LANGER & LANGER GBR, LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 7151 209 81 67 E-MAIL WAIBLINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 2.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,892 ft2 LAND APPROX. 332,363 ft2 E&V ID E-0018C1 CONTACT BELLEAIR (US) GULF COAST LUXURY PROPERTIES, LLC
Exquisite Equestrian Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC SCOTT FERGUSON TEL. +1 727 744 0993 E-MAIL SCOTT.FERGUSON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
opper Leaf Farm is a beautiful and expertly constructed equestrian estate built with the highest-quality materials and a discerning eye with stunning copper gutters, downspouts and accents. The property boasts a total of approx. 11,900 ft2 on over 7.5 acres. Five bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and an open plan living area with a gourmet kitchen and stone fireplace in the great room offer ample space for entertaining and
relaxing. The high-end barn includes nine stalls, a cedar-lined tack room, feed room, wash bay, bathroom, kitchen, laundry, rubber paver flooring and upstairs groom’s quarters. The approx. 12,000 ft2 riding arena is covered and lighted with a layered floor. The three-car garage and detached garage can house up to 10 vehicles. The property has gorgeous landscaping with some 50 oak trees and 120 floodlights.
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PHOTOS: HARVEY SMITH PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: ELECTRICITY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1902
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 1.495 MILL. E&V ID E-001749 INTERIOR APPROX. 4,412 ft2 LAND APPROX. 6.93 acres CONTACT ORLANDO-WINTER PARK (US) TRADEWINDS INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE OF WINTER PARK, LLC
Majestic Country Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC RALPH SPANO TEL. +1 407 574 4060 E-MAIL RALPH.SPANO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his two-storey neo-classical colonnaded home was built in 1902 by lumber magnate H. B. Carter, who entertained his friends William Jennings Bryan, Thomas Edison and Teddy Roosevelt here. The most well-known owners were country music legends George Jones and Tammy Wynette, who bought the property in 1970 at the height of their stardom. The residence still maintains its original charm, updated with
all of today’s modern conveniences. It is situated on nearly 7 magnificent acres and includes a four-stall horse stable complete with a feed room, office and bathroom, as well as a dressage arena, a custom-shaped pool and spa. Another highlight is the one-bedroom, one-bathroom guesthouse. Located mid-way between Orlando and Tampa, it is close to Orlando’s world-class theme parks and Florida’s famous beaches.
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 7.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,090 ft2 LAND APPROX. 24 acres E&V ID E-0018F9 CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY, LLC
24 Acres in Exclusive Gated Community
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 818 9476 E-MAIL CAROL.SOLLAK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his is an extremely rare opportunity to acquire approx. 24 acres in the exclusive, gated community of Las Palmas, within hacking distance to the Winter Equestrian Festival and Global Dressage. Brilliantly appointed with stone, granite and hardwood throughout, this custom-built home affords six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and a gourmet kitchen. A private rooftop sundeck overlooks the heated gunite pool complete with a
Jacuzzi. The expansive grounds include beautiful, mature landscaping, a private lakeside bridle path and a scenic celebration Bermuda grass field perfect for show jumping, dressage, or stick and ball. Equestrian facilities include two matching barns with a total of 20 stalls, tack rooms, groom’s quarters, wash stalls and oversized paddocks. This estate is an absolute must for the discerning equestrian lifestyle.
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PHOTOS: CARLOS MOLEJON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 23 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,571 ft2 LAND APPROX. 7 acres CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY, LLC
Spectacular Facility in Grand Prix Village
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 818 9476 E-MAIL CAROL.SOLLAK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his absolutely gorgeous two-storey barn includes 16 stalls, four wash or groom stalls, two tack rooms, a laundry room with commercial-grade Miele equipment, a feed room, fly spray system and half bathroom. The second floor of the barn hosts a modern and sleek owner’s lounge with two sets of French doors that open to balconies looking down into the barn itself and the sand arena. There is a full and
exclusively appointed kitchen with imported marble countertops and a wine refrigerator. Two groom’s apartments, each with one bedroom, one bathroom and a full kitchen, can be found on the second storey of the four bay, along with an air-conditioned storage garage. The impressive grounds benefit from a host of additional equestrian amenities including four paddocks, two outdoor wash stalls and a covered six-horse walker.
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PHOTOS: CARLOS MOLEJON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1987
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 735,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 1,561 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.21 acre E&V ID E-0017EI CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY, LLC
Rustic & Cosy Villa
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC AMY CARR TEL. +1 561 662 0728 E-MAIL AMY.CARR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his private end unit in the Las Casitas neighbourhood of Palm Beach Polo and Country Club has been fully renovated and is move-in ready. This residential area offers all that could possibly be desired in a South Florida property. Stunning hardwood floors flow throughout the main living areas of this open plan three-bedroom, two-bathroom home. The upgraded kitchen is a chef’s dream with all the tools and
toys of the trade. The oversized, fenced-in and private backyard enjoys an outstanding patio area and a beautiful pool complete with a spa. Rustically decorated to suit the equestrian lifestyle of Wellington, the unit is offered fully furnished. Centrally located in town, this exceptional villa is convenient for the Winter Equestrian Festival, Global Dressage Festival, the International Polo Club, dining and entertainment.
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PHOTOS: CARLOS MOLEJON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 12.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 10,931 ft2 LAND APPROX. 4.5 acres E&V ID E-0017L3 CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY, LLC
Just Next-Door to the Horse Show
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROL A. SOLLAK & TRAVIS LAAS TEL. +1 561 818 9476/561 906 7007 E-MAIL WELLINGTON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his brand new home with a 20-stall sport horse facility lies adjacent to Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The state-of-the-art farm of approx. 4.5 acres boasts solar tunnel lighting, solar panel power, gorgeous bamboo wood Rower & Rub stalls, Nelson automatic waters and a luxury detached owner’s lounge overlooking the ring. Additional equestrian features include a quarter-mile all-weather track, eight
oversized paddocks, a large storage garage, a lunging arena and a huge approx. 150 x 240 ft GGT ring. The home’s upper-level balcony overlooks the farm while the lower level has a sliding glass wall that opens up to a large private backyard complete with a European-style edgeless pool and outdoor kitchen. This property offers new construction, hacking distance to the horse show, professional farm design and lavish living.
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Modern, Sleek & Masterfully Equipped
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC AMY CARR TEL. +1 561 662 0728 E-MAIL AMY.CARR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his amazing Muirfield townhouse has been completely remodelled with absolutely no expense spared or detail overlooked. Beautiful concrete floors flow throughout the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home with vaulted ceilings and ample natural light. The modern and sleek kitchen is masterfully equipped with nothing left to be desired, including a breakfast area and French doors leading out to a private
patio. Open plan living spaces towards the back of the unit have large windows, while sliding doors allow residents to take full advantage of the gorgeous sunsets over the lake. A large deck is situated off the master bedroom and enables easy access to the grounds and lake behind the property. Practical perks of this home include brand new hurricane-impact doors and windows throughout and a two-car garage.
PHOTOS: CARLOS MOLEJON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1985
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 735,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 1,900 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.14 acre E&V ID E-0018FA CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY, LLC
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PHOTOS: CARLOS MOLEJON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 3.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 7,692 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.56 acre E&V ID E-0016ZC CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY, LLC
Custom Estate Home with Golf Views
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 818 9476 E-MAIL CAROL.SOLLAK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his meticulous five-bedroom property with six full and two half bathrooms boasts a dramatic formal living room with an elegant wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining area, large office, billiard room, guest bedroom with full bathroom, and two powder rooms. The enormous master bedroom offers two bathrooms, as well as three walk-in closets. The outdoor kitchen can be found under a large
screened-in patio, forming a living and dining space for those who wish to enjoy the quintessential Florida lifestyle. A heated pool with a spa and a wood-burning fireplace are just some of the areas to enjoy sunset views from the outdoor space. The guest wing of this home is situated upstairs with its own laundry room, three en suite bedrooms, and a living room that opens to a large balcony overlooking the golf course.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 459,900 INTERIOR APPROX. 4,400 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.4 acre E&V ID E-0017JA CONTACT BUCKHEAD ATLANTA (US) ABOUT SALES, LLC
Beautiful & Luxurious New Home
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. TEL. +1 678 373 0739 E-MAIL BUCKHEADATLANTA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his new property by one of Georgia’s best homebuilders, ‘Scenic Overlook’, leaves absolutely nothing to be desired. This particular home, known as the ‘Weston’, is particularly desirable. With six bedrooms, four full bathrooms and a game room, there is plenty of space for guests. The sensational floor plan and the meticulous attention to detail throughout cannot fail to impress. A grand entrance foyer on the
ground floor leads on to the other fantastic interiors on this level. These include a living room/study, an oversized dining room, a breathtaking kitchen with ample cabinet and work space, a breakfast room, family room and guest suite. The upper floor is equally impressive with three large secondary bedrooms, three bathrooms, another game room and a stunning master suite that is simply second to none.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 1.499 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,139 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.2 acre E&V ID E-00171U CONTACT BUCKHEAD ATLANTA (US) ABOUT SALES, LLC
Luxury & Convenience in an Ideal Location
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. TEL. +1 678 373 0739 E-MAIL BUCKHEADATLANTA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his property affords luxury and convenience, only steps away from Chastain Park and minutes from the shops and restaurants of Buckhead, Atlanta. The five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home is situated at one of the finest addresses in the community with plenty of room for a pool and a superb outdoor living space. The residence itself offers all of the comforts and pleasantries that today’s buyers are seeking: a large, open
plan breakfast area adjacent to the keeping room, a master bedroom on the main floor, generous secondary bedrooms with full bathrooms, a bonus room, a four-sided brick exterior and covered outdoor living with a masonry fireplace. All in an open yet traditional style and located within the Atlanta city perimetre. Extra insulation, high efficiency systems and thermal pane windows ensure maximum utility efficiency.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1988
Contemporary Residence in Morningside
ocated at one of Intown Atlanta/Morningside’s finest addresses, this five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home leaves nothing to be desired. High ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, and large, light-filled rooms adorn this immaculate estate home which is ready for immediate occupancy. The great room features an approx. 18-foot ceiling and overlooks a lush backyard with ample room to add a swimming pool. The
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 1.44 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,554 ft2 LAND APPROX. 17,999 ft2 E&V ID E-0017VV CONTACT INTOWN ATLANTA (US) FOURTEEN WEST REALTY, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. SCOTT ASKEW TEL. +1 404 874 6357 E-MAIL SCOTT.ASKEW@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
gourmet kitchen has views of both the front gardens and rear patio, and features top-of-the-line, stainless steel appliances and elegant granite countertops. The master bedroom on the main level hosts no less than three walk-in closets and a gorgeous bathroom. Another three spacious bedrooms are accommodated on the second floor. The terrace level features a large area that could be used as a billiard room or playroom.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Milani Estate Home
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 1.475 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,991 ft2 LAND APPROX. 13,068 ft2 E&V ID E-0017Q6 CONTACT INTOWN ATLANTA (US) FOURTEEN WEST REALTY, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. LAURIE NICKLESS & SCOTT ASKEW TEL. +1 404 874 6357 E-MAIL LAURIE.NICKLESS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM – SCOTT.ASKEW@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ituated on the best cul-de-sac lot in the Oak Grove Preserve community, this amazing European-style Milani estate home is close to Emory University and Emory Hospital. Freshly painted and looking as if it were brand new, this classic property affords seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and two half-bathrooms. Particularly desirable features include Brazilian cherry floors, a two-storey living room and foyer, and
an elevator that services all three levels. A chef’s kitchen with granite counter-tops and stainless steel appliances also awaits residents. The master bedroom retreat consists of a sitting room with a fireplace, whilst the terrace level boasts a superb media room. The three-car garage also provides ample storage space. The community has a clubhouse with a gym, pool, and nature trail. This home can also be sold furnished.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005
Gearhart near Portland
Gracious Elegance with Pacific Ocean Views
his gracious, elegant yet comfortable home overlooks the rugged Oregon coast, with magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean from almost every window. The architecture is exquisite with beautiful details and finish work throughout. The spacious great room is drenched in light thanks to a wall of windows and French doors. The kitchen offers a huge granite island and is appointed to perfection with two dishwashers,
USA, OREGON PRICE USD 1,995,500 INTERIOR APPROX. 5,883 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1 acre E&V ID E-0018GF CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS WEST PORTLAND (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. TEDI MCKNIGHT-HEIKES TEL. +1 503 819 2430 E-MAIL TEDI.MCKNIGHTHEIKES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
two refrigerators, and a corner window to gaze upon the sea. Floor-toceiling rock fireplaces, a cigar room, barrel ceiling in the art gallery hallway, two en suites, vaulted beam ceilings, and Brazilian cherry floors and a guest apartment are just some of the many features that make this house a home. Nestled on an approx. one-acre lot, at the end of the road in a gated community, it is a haven of peace and tranquillity.
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PHOTOS: HIGH RES MEDIA LLC – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1993
Grand Estate Home in Luxury Golf Course Community
his tastefully remodelled home is situated in the privately gated community of Vaquero Drive in Gainey Ranch. The property is set on just over an acre of land and features five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, an office, attached casita, lounge and game room. Chic finishes include wide plank French oak flooring with marble inlays, Foucault Orb and designer chandeliers, a specimen granite slab for the kitchen island,
USA, ARIZONA PRICE USD 2.395 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,565 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.09 acre E&V ID E-0018FP CONTACT SCOTTSDALE (US) SANDRA WILKEN PROPERTIES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. SANDRA WILKEN TEL. +1 480 596 0001 E-MAIL SANDRA.WILKEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
new appliances, and a stacked limestone fireplace dividing the kitchen and family room. The backyard boasts updated landscaping, a pool, spa, a ramada with an outdoor grill and fireplace, and a four-car garage. Gainey Ranch offers many amenities such as tennis, a lap pool, fitness centre and clubhouse. Golf course membership is optional. The community is also within close proximity to shops, dining and nightlife.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
Panoramic Views on Utah’s Top Golf Course
his breathtaking mountain estate is located in the private golf community of Glenwild, Utah’s highest rated and most exclusive golf course. The elegant five-bedroom residence sits atop a private and elevated plot with picturesque 180° golf course and Park City ski area views. Designed with a mountain retreat vision, the warm and inviting residence welcomes guests with its open plan and spectacular views
USA, UTAH PRICE USD 7.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 11,504 ft2 LAND APPROX. 3.75 acres E&V ID E-0017RY CONTACT PARK CITY (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. PAUL BENSON TEL. +1 435 640 7441 E-MAIL PAUL.BENSON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
from just about every angle. The home features an elegant living area, a gourmet chef’s kitchen equipped with state-of-the-art appliances, an oversized patio, spacious main level master bedroom and en suite master bathroom, a lower level family room and a wine cellar. These features meld together to produce an elegantly designed and functional year-round family retreat that is perfect for entertaining.
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PHOTOS: SPACECRAFTING – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
The Essence of Urban Luxury
onveniently located in the heart of Edina, this absolutely stunning and exquisite home was built by TJB Homes in 2015. The front door to this impeccable residence opens to a grand entrance hallway featuring a gorgeous chandelier hanging down above the wrought-iron staircase. The main floor benefits from an open floor plan with gorgeous hardwood floors, a glamorous gourmet kitchen and a dining room with a
USA, MINNESOTA PRICE USD 1.15 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,050 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.155 acre E&V ID E-001819 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. LINDSAY BACIGALUPO TEL. +1 612 338 3836 E-MAIL LINDSAY.BACIGALUPO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
walkout to the landscaped fenced-in backyard. An incredible great room with a sleek and modern gas fireplace forms the ideal space to relax in sumptuous comfort and style. The extraordinary upper level features a total of four bedrooms including a master suite with a bathing area to die for, complete with a walk-in closet. Three additional bedrooms with two bathrooms round off the exclusive interiors on this floor.
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PHOTOS: TERRY DAVIS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1790/2005
Southern Vermont Paradise
his Vermont paradise is steeped in history, yet has been tastefully restored and modernised to meet today’s lifestyle needs. Featured in ‘Vermont Life’ magazine in 1955, the home was built in 1790 by the revolutionary war soldier, Asa Anderson. The present owners have kept the living space open, while updating the kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances. The master bedroom wing includes a family room with cherry
USA, VERMONT PRICE USD 864,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 2,132 ft2 LAND APPROX. 47.20 acres E&V ID E-0016KF CONTACT OKEMO (US) GRAVES INVESTMENT CORPORATION LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC TEL. +1 802 975 0338 E-MAIL OKEMO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
floors, a laundry room, office, and a master bathroom with a Jacuzzi and doors to the outside. A small Vermont vineyard has been established to supply enough wine for family and friends. At an elevation of approx. 1,845 feet, the property has spectacular views and is surrounded by approx. 60,000 acres of National Forest. This magnificent estate offers unadulterated privacy and unlimited choices for outdoor pursuits.
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Breathtaking & Majestic Residence
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. MENDOSA BALBONI TEL. +1 978 505 5558 E-MAIL MENDOSABALBONI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
gracious dining and living rooms, and a fully built-out mudroom leading to a three-car attached garage. Five highly desirable en suite bedrooms include a first-floor guest suite. The second floor affords a sumptuous master suite with a reading room and spa-like bathroom, plus a convenient laundry room. The level grounds with approx. 1.42 acre of lush lawns and patios form the crowning touch to this home.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
reathtaking and majestic best describe the dramatic transformation of this prime Nashawtuc Hill residence. With the original character in mind, the stunning renovation offers rich millwork and upscale details throughout. There are five fireplaces in well-proportioned rooms such as the chef’s kitchen, family room with custom cabinetry and island, breakfast area and even an iPad lounge. There is also a walnut study,
USA, MASSACHUSETTS PRICE USD 3.165 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 7,295 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.42 acre E&V ID E-0017P0 CONTACT CONCORD (US) MENDOSA-BALBONI, LLC
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Premier Address in 15 Central Park West
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC NOEL BERK TEL. +1 212 371 4065 E-MAIL NOEL.BERK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
to luxury amenities including a private restaurant, an in-home private dining service, a fitness centre with a sky-lit lap pool, and wine rooms. Other extra facilities on offer include a business centre, a private screening room, games room, children’s playroom, garage parking with direct access to the building, an outdoor terrace, and a full staff on hand to meet the sophisticated living standards of every resident.
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irectly on Central Park, this beautiful two-bedroom apartment in the House at 15 Central Park West features a large, private terrace. Designed by the renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern, 15 Central Park West is one of only a few limestone buildings to join the city skyline in a hundred years. This truly prestigious address presents a distinguished level of resident-only service, space and privacy. Residents enjoy access
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 9.5 MILL. NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID E-0018S2 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US)
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1927
Private Floor on Central Park South
ncompassing the entire 17th floor of a top building on Central Park South, this spectacular apartment spans approximately 5,000 ft2 with five bedrooms, five bathrooms and two half bathrooms. It affords jaw-dropping views of Central Park from the living room, dining room, master bedroom and library. The residence finds itself in excellent condition with beautiful hardwood floors, custom closets, handsome
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,000 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID E-0018EM CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC HOWARD MORREL TEL. +1 212 956 4823 E-MAIL HOWARD.MORREL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
cabinetry and large picture windows. Residents can wake up to gorgeous views of the park from the spacious master bedroom suite. Those with a culinary inclination will appreciate the large chef’s kitchen with plenty of storage space. The enormous living/dining room is perfect for entertaining. The southern side of the apartment features a wraparound terrace and open southern city vistas with an abundance of sunlight.
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PHOTOS: PLANOMATIC – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1918
Mill Neck Kaintuck Farm Estate
aintuck Farm is a classic wood-shingled country estate in pristine condition on land that once formed part of the approx. 240-acre Kaintuck Farm. Many updates have kept this timeless beauty as desirable as it was when it was built in 1918. Wide plank floors and custom wood panelling grace the first-floor entertainment rooms. There is also new central air conditioning, a new gas-fired emergency generator, plus up-
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 2.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,500 ft2 LAND APPROX. 3.1 acres E&V ID E-0015R6 CONTACT LOCUST VALLEY (US) EVLV REALTY, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC CLIFFORD PACKINGHAM TEL. +1 516 277 2371 E-MAIL CLIFFORD.PACKINGHAM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
dated heating and hot water systems. The kitchen was fully renovated in 2006. The roof is covered in Vermont slate. A large approx. 20 x 50 ft pool with an adjacent pool house and tennis court only add to the enjoyment. The mature professional landscaping with individual areas is designed for separate entertaining. Located within a short distance to Locust Valley, the estate has only been owned by three separate families.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930
Classic Republican-Style Manor House
uilt in 1930 and fully renovated in 2015 by an acclaimed interior designer, this exceptional property adds immeasurably to the architectural heritage of the city. The impressive entrance has a magnificent designer staircase that separates the four reception areas: a living room with a fireplace, dining room, library and study. The contemporary kitchen looks out over the garden and breakfast area, as well as providing
COLOMBIA, BOGOTÁ D. C. RENTAL PRICE PER MONTH USD 11,750 INTERIOR APPROX. 1,200 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,271 m2 E&V ID W-022UC0 CONTACT BOGOTÁ MMC (CO) EV BOGOTA SAS LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +571 300 16 68 E-MAIL BOGOTAMMC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
access to the laundry and a staff bedroom. On the second floor there are four bedrooms, each with underfloor heating and en suite bathrooms, along with the master bedroom featuring a designer bathtub and walkin closet. The terrace leads to a heated outdoor pool, while the unique home gymnasium is constructed from glass and wood. The property also has three parking places, plenty of storage space and a wine cellar.
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PHOTOS: BEN TER HUURNE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Relaxed Living in the Cape
ituated just 7 kilometres from historic Stellenbosch, this lifestyle farm offers everything for the discerning buyer. Driving up the tree-lined avenue from the imposing gates, one is immediately struck by the beauty of the natural surroundings. A large manor house, built in the Cape Dutch style, faces sweeping lawns, a landscaped garden, swimming pool and tennis courts. There is a gazebo in the garden,
SOUTH AFRICA, WESTERN CAPE PRICE ZAR 19.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,164 m2 LAND APPROX. 33,527 m2 E&V ID ENV83048 CONTACT STELLENBOSCH (ZA) KIARAPLEX (PTY) LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS SOUTHERN AFRICA (PTY) LTD TEL. +27 21 861 77 77 E-MAIL STELLENBOSCH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
which makes entertaining a pleasure. The property also boasts three self-catering guest cottages, all separate from the main house, as well as two loft apartments in outbuildings. Currently operated as a fourstar guest farm, it will be sold as a going concern with all cottages furnished. Cape Town International Airport and the beaches of False Bay are a mere 20 minutes away.
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Spanish-Style Beachfront Villa
his eight-bedroom villa is the epitome of luxury, with an exclusive appointment that makes it truly unique. The impressive double-volume hallway hosts an imposing double staircase leading to the first level of the southern wing – comprising four luxuriously sized bedrooms, a study and several living spaces, as well as an entertainment, braai and dining area. Private balconies and terraces flow out to the pool
SOUTH AFRICA, KZN NORTH COAST PRICE ZAR 29.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,400 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,251 m2 E&V ID ENV76830 CONTACT UMHLANGA (ZA) ELECTRALON (PTY) LTD LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS SOUTHERN AFRICA (PTY) LTD TEL. +27 31 561 43 53 E-MAIL UMHLANGA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
area. The spectacular Miele kitchen with a walk-in fridge and double scullery makes this house ideal for entertaining. The northern wing offers four en suite guest bedrooms with walk-in cupboards and living rooms leading to the pool area. The executive bar seats 16 and includes a hall area and wine cellar. This masterpiece is finished off with marble and affords panoramic sea views and private beach access.
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Grand Residence in Artá
his extraordinary property is located in Artá in the northeast of Majorca. Situated in a peaceful setting on the edge of the small town, this palatial residence dates as far back as the 17th century and has been painstakingly refurbished in recent years. The house spans a total of some 1,200 m2. The interiors, comprising a total of 14 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, are separated over three levels and incorporate an
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 4.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,200 m2 LAND APPROX. 15,000 m2 E&V ID W-022UL5 CONTACT MALLORCA-ARTÁ (ES) MNO ANTONI BLANES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 82 93 39 E-MAIL ARTA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
adjoining separate guesthouse. The renovation of the property involved loving attention to detail and the use of high-quality materials. The property is fitted with an oil central heating system. Part of the approx. 15,000 m2 grounds has been landscaped in a park style, and features a pool spanning 12 x 8 metres complete with a pool house. A garden house with a garage for three cars is also on hand, as is a small stable building.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1953
Exclusive Villa in Ternelles
his unique country villa boasts views as far as the sea, the Tramuntana Mountains as a spectacular backdrop and the wonderful old town of Pollensa within walking distance. Originally built in 1953, the latest luxury refurbishment was completed in 2012, resulting in a comfortable, refined home that is grand in every sense. Highlights include 11 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms – 10 of which are suites, a stunning
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 7.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 963 m2 LAND APPROX. 16,990 m2 E&V ID W-02320Q CONTACT MALLORCA-POLLENSA (ES) EV NORTH MALLORCA REAL ESTATE S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 53 53 61 E-MAIL POLLENSA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
lounge and dining room, an immense Gaggenau/Bulthaup kitchen, a wine cellar and tasting room, and a striking staircase in the tower. There is also a cigar/reading room with a fireplace, first-class staff and guest accommodation, a heated swimming pool and summer kitchen, mature gardens, a large fruit orchard and vegetable garden, a five-a-side football pitch, three garages, and two separate gated entrances.
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PHOTOS: CHRISTOFFER LANDBERG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 372.21 kWh/m2a, ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 105.92 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2003 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Mediterranean-Style Villa Next to Golf Course
njoying a unique setting next to the ‘Golf Costa Adeje’ golf club, this villa is a dream come true for lovers of perfection, modern elegance and comfort, enveloped by all the joys of a southern climate. The property affords one of the most beautiful panoramas on the island, stretching over the golf course and as far as the Atlantic. The marvellous outlook can even be seen from the entrance hall. A bright and elegantly furnished
SPAIN, CANARY ISLANDS PRICE EUR 5.27 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 654 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,500 m2 E&V ID W-01Z552 CONTACT TENERIFFA-ADEJE (ES) CASA CON AMBIENTE HECHT S.L.U. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 922 71 95 73 E-MAIL ADEJE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
living area opens seamlessly on to the terrace, which features a water channel and small waterfalls flowing down to the stunning pool area. The villa also comprises a fully fitted kitchen with an adjoining dining room, a cosy television room, a total of four bedrooms, a study room with a terrace, and various recreational rooms. The Mediterranean-style architectural design adds the finishing touch to this first-class home.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
Luxury Penthouse By the Sea
et on the very top floor of a spectacular building in the ‘Illa del Mar’ community, this penthouse is nothing less than breathtaking. Just 2 minutes from the pristine beach and close to transport connections and shopping amenities, the apartment stands out for its large terrace of approx. 100 m2, which comes complete with a private pool boasting sensational vistas over the city and the Mediterranean. The lower floor
SPAIN, CATALONIA RENTAL PRICE PER MONTH EUR 10,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 190 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 3 E&V ID W-022L2I CONTACT BARCELONA-DIAGONAL MAR (ES) JF REAL ESTATE ADVICE, SL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 93 356 33 68 E-MAIL DIAGONALMAR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
hosts a double-height living/dining room, a kitchen, double bedroom, bathroom, storage room and laundry room. The upper floor comprises two suites and a studio. The interior design throughout is utterly stylish. This offering includes two parking spaces and a separate storage room. Community residents also enjoy access to a fitness centre, paddle courts, swimming pools, a playground and garden, and 24-hour security.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1986
Cabrera de Mar
Luxurious Style on Barcelona’s Coast
his stunning property is a five-minute walk from the centre of the town of Cabrera de Mar. The house is located on a flat plot of approx. 2,600 m2. It features a pool area, barbecue, garden and even an area prepared for vegetable-growing. The main floor consists of a vast living room with direct access to a large terrace, a comfortable and functional kitchen with a dining area, a bathroom, two double bedrooms and a
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 1.285 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 690 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,600 m2 E&V ID W-01VUC3 CONTACT MARESME (ES) MARESME PROPERTIES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 937 98 88 99 E-MAIL MARESME@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
master suite with a dressing room. The entrance hall leads to the attic – converted into a bright and appealing space ideal for use as a bedroom or home study. The basement awaits as a perfectly formed separate apartment, with a large living room complete with a bar area, a modern kitchen with a huge dining room opening to an outdoor barbecue area, a fully equipped contemporary bathroom, and a double bedroom.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995
Luxury Home with Superb Outlook
his stunning property with amazing views is located in the charming town of Alella, only 15 minutes away from the centre of Barcelona. The indoor and outdoor heated pools make this dwelling an enticing place to live. The towering front door leads into the ground floor with a bright and spacious living/dining room featuring a modern fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, and a large bedroom with a bathroom. The first
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 2.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 585 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 E&V ID W-0212DC CONTACT MARESME (ES) MARESME PROPERTIES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 937 98 88 99 E-MAIL MARESME@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
floor consists of a further living area with an incredible bar, a games room, an office, and three large bedrooms with two bathrooms, one en suite. Besides the two-car garage, the basement level comprises a dining room with a wine cellar, a gorgeous indoor pool, and changing rooms. The amazing panoramic sea views from every floor, all of them connected by an elevator, make for an absolutely mesmerising sight.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 20.91 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Elegance & Modernity on the Castelldefels Golden Mile
his wonderful property is set in a desirable location just a few metres from the golden sands of Castelldefels-Gava and its eight-mile promenade. Constructed in 2011, its avant garde architectural design utilises plays of light, pure lines and double-height windows to create a sense of vertical projection, dynamism and comfort in each of the spacious interiors. The large glazed façades form a fluid transition between the
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 4.03 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 610 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,100 m2 E&V ID W-023B40 CONTACT CASTELLDEFELS (ES) SWEETY’S COSY HOMES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 93 645 19 03 E-MAIL CASTELLDEFELS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
minimalist inner spaces and the greenery of the outdoors with its scent of the seaside. Each room opens on to large covered terraces that provide access to the glorious outdoor pool and garden. The elegant spa area on the top floor is also worthy of special mention, featuring a large solarium area, an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath, culminating in an impressive oasis of relaxation and well-being.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1982
Sunrises & Sunsets over the Sea in Castelldefels
apturing the beauty and warmth of the Mediterranean lifestyle, this stunning residence is set within beautiful gardens on a large plateau right on the edge of the Bay of Castelldefels-Gavà-Barcelona. It boasts sensational views looking out over the water. Outdoor highlights include a covered pergola for holding large events, a pool area with changing rooms, a spectacular barbecue island and ample places from which
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 4.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 770 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,900 m2 E&V ID W-02136X CONTACT CASTELLDEFELS (ES) SWEETY’S COSY HOMES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 93 645 19 03 E-MAIL CASTELLDEFELS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
to enjoy the stunning sunrises and sunsets throughout the year. Its ground floor interior layout includes separate dining and living rooms, a library and a kitchen. The first floor has five bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms and terraces. In its basement there is a squash court complete with locker rooms, as well as a large multi-purpose room that is currently used as a games room for billiards and table football.
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Modern Luxury Villa in an Ibiza Style with Sea Views
his beautiful and contemporary villa, newly built in an Ibizan style, enjoys an optimum location in the picturesque Cumbre del Sol, offering a large terrace and stunning infinity pool. The property is dedicated entirely to the owners’ well-being, designed and laid out all on one floor for comfortable everyday living. Its ideal southeast-facing orientation caters for sweeping views over the Mediterranean Sea. The
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interiors are all luxurious in standard, and include a commodious living/ dining area with an open plan kitchen and direct access to the heavenly pool terrace. The spacious master bedroom features a large en suite bathroom, as well as splendid sea views. Two more comfortable double bedrooms share another bathroom. The lower floor offers enough space for a generously sized guest apartment, ideal for family and friends.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
SPAIN, COSTA BLANCA PRICE EUR 675,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 208 m2 LAND APPROX. 903 m2 E&V ID W-01UNHV CONTACT MORAIRA (ES) E.V. LA FUSTERA S.L.
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PHOTOS: JAVIER GUIJARRO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Exquisite Home in the Mountains
lose to the sea and surrounded by mountains, this magnificent estate known as ‘La Ermita’ spans over 800,000 m2 and boasts a host of appealing amenities. In addition to the beautiful main house, this estate also encompasses olive groves and almond trees cultivated and harvested for profit. The main highlight is undoubtedly the meticulous standard of the renovation work carried out, which is reflected in every single
SPAIN, COSTA BLANCA PRICE EUR 4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,190 m2 LAND APPROX. 86.35 ha E&V ID W-022QN9 CONTACT ALICANTE (ES) MOLARO INVESTMENTS SLU LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 966 28 70 70 E-MAIL ALICANTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
detail. The interior space on offer totals more than 2,000 m2, providing ample scope to lead home life to the full. There are 14 bedrooms and 18 bathrooms, as well as numerous living rooms and kitchens. The extraordinary grounds are graced with patios, sports courts, a bodega, a swimming pool and a chapel. The property presides over a unique panorama and is just minutes from the magnificent beaches of Alicante.
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PHOTOS: ISABEL BISTUÉ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
A Tribute to Iconic Perfection in Aravaca
et in an exquisite garden designed by the renowned landscape architect Jesus Ibánez, this modern villa has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, plus an indoor pool, a solarium and paddle tennis. Reflecting the distinctive design of Antonio Obrador’s famous studio, this contemporary property affords some 1,836 m2 of living space on a plot spanning approx. 4,571 m2. Designed by Belen Domeq from Grupo
SPAIN, MADRID PRICE EUR 11.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,836 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,571 m2 E&V ID W-023480 CONTACT MADRID-POZUELO (ES) RUGA INVERSIONES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 91 351 05 00 E-MAIL MADRIDPOZUELO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Cormico, it incorporates an open seating area, dining room, a leisure and gourmet kitchen with Italian designer furniture by Ernesto Meda, two offices, a vast library and a family room overlooking the Monte de El Pardo, a jewel of national heritage in Madrid. Also particularly worthy of note is the heated and humidified cellar, the geothermal system, fitness suite and six-car garage with a charging connecter for electric vehicles.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Exceptional Mansion in La Finca
his incredible villa boasts an exclusive design that is quite unique of its kind. The contemporary architecture forms an enticing blend of modernity and elegance. Its immaculate finishes form a consummate mix of clean lines and vertical projection. This is accentuated by the oversized double-glazed windows, which form a fluid transition between the outdoors and indoors. Occupying a sought-after residential
SPAIN, MADRID PRICE EUR 20 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,709 m2 LAND APPROX. 13,845 m2 E&V ID W-020KPM CONTACT MADRID-POZUELO (ES) RUGA INVERSIONES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 91 351 05 00 E-MAIL MADRIDPOZUELO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
location, this amazing property is perhaps most notable for the light that envelopes its rooms and the utmost privacy it enjoys. The setting affords superb views, with magnificent lakes and vegetation throughout the surrounding area. The residential complex is fitted with security cameras and employs a team of security staff that guarantee tranquillity for owners and make it one of the safest places to live in Europe.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1990
Exclusivity & Tranquillity in Arturo Soria
his elegant and spacious property is located in one of the most sought-after, pedestrianised roads in the Arturo Soria area. It affords an overwhelming sense of privacy and well-being, thanks to its peaceful location, wonderful terraces and beautifully landscaped garden. High-quality materials have been used throughout its interiors. The ground floor of the residence features a stylish and comfortable lounge
SPAIN, MADRID PRICE EUR 765,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m2 LAND APPROX. 53 m2 E&V ID W-022KCR CONTACT MADRID-ALAMEDA (ES) VELBRANCH, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 91 822 05 09 E-MAIL MADRIDALAMEDA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and a modern, fully fitted kitchen. On the first floor, there are two large bedrooms separated by a contemporary bathroom. Another double bedroom and a bathroom await on the second floor, along with a fantastic terrace, which could be converted as an extension to the interior into a splendid suite. A second living room and an office/study with bathroom on the basement level are absolutely ideal for accommodating guests.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005
Spectacular Modern Villa in the Woods
his contemporary and outstanding property was built in 2005. The ground floor presents an enjoyable and unique space complete with a superb pool and a barbecue area. The main floor features four rooms, a kitchen and a spacious open plan living room. All the interiors enjoy breathtaking views of the coastline and mountains. The style of the interior design is modern and minimalist, with a perfect combination
SPAIN, BASQUE REGION PRICE EUR 1.39 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 400 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,800 m2 E&V ID W-022GVJ CONTACT SAN SEBASTIAN (ES) MS EXCLUSIVE HOMES S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 943 29 81 74 E-MAIL SANSEBASTIAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
of wood and concrete. This property is very well integrated into its natural surroundings, with great effort having been taken to ensure the least possible impact on the immediate environment. This spectacular detached villa is located just 5 minutes from the urban centre of Hondarribia and the French border, just 10 kilometres from San Sebastian, and close to several prestigious colleges and a golf course.
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PHOTOS: STEFANIE ROCHAT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 1.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 168 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4.5 E&V ID W-022VCC CONTACT
Prestigious Terraced Property
ZÜRICH OBERLAND (CH) EV ZÜRICH OBERLAND IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 55 533 04 50 E-MAIL ZUERICHOBERLAND@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
uilt in 2010, this tasteful, elegant and well-maintained terraced property occupies a peaceful hillside position that cannot be obstructed in any way. The commodious interior is set across one single storey, together with an approx. 120 m2 terraced outdoor area and an approx. 40 m2 lawn. The rooms of the property are commodious in size with high-quality materials. Floor-length windows feature throughout
the property, creating a seamless transition to the beautiful nature outside. The partially open plan kitchen has been skilfully separated off by a modern bioethanol cheminée – which is a joy both from a visual perspective and as a source of warmth on cold days. The outdoor area of this home benefits from a host of virtues, including privacy, expansiveness, superb views and an impressive inventory of plants and shrubs.
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Zurich Gold Coast
Idyllic Country-Style Mansion with Lake Views in Erlenbach
PHOTOS: APIX – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1974
uilt in 1974, this gracious country residence is situated in one of the finest residential areas on Lake Zurich, not far from Zurich’s vibrant city centre. Enjoying unbridled peacefulness and sunshine throughout the day, the house impresses with its unobstructable panoramic views over the lake and mountains. The land plot spans almost 1,000 m2 and affords the utmost privacy, as well as featuring an outdoor pool and a sunny
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 6.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 290 m2 LAND APPROX. 919 m2 E&V ID W-01WPJ2 CONTACT KÜSNACHT (CH) WOHNEN ZÜRICHSEE AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 210 92 30 E-MAIL KUESNACHT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
terrace with an outdoor cheminée. The interior layout is set over three levels with large and clearly designated rooms each imbued with a special atmosphere of their own. Comprising eight bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large living/dining room and a library, this property also lives up to the most discerning of quality standards. The idyllic atmosphere as the sun goes down over the backdrop of the Swiss mountains is truly impressive.
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PHOTOS: THOMAS ZIMMERMANN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
Elegant Living of the Highest Standard
his exclusive villa is located in an idyllic residential setting in the low-tax municipality of Meggen. Built in 2012, it affords unparalleled privacy and exceptional quality finishes throughout. The land plot of approx. 1,466 m2 in size boasts 180° panoramic views and lake vistas, in addition to ample sunlight. High ceilings evoke a sense of space and grandeur throughout the property’s light-flooded interiors. Two exclusive
SWITZERLAND, LUCERNE PRICE CHF 8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 464 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,466 m2 E&V ID W-01MTOB CONTACT LUZERN (CH) EV LUZERN PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 41 410 66 91 E-MAIL LUZERN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
kitchens and a flexible ground layout open up various different options for usage. The property also features an elevator, meaning that it is wheelchair-friendly. The garden benefits from various beautiful seating corners, covered terraces and a large outdoor swimming pool. This villa is ideally suited for hosting prestigious occasions, and is equally perfect for spendy cosy hours relaxing in front of the fireplace.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013
Loft Apartment with Panoramic Lake & Alpine Views
uilt in 2013, this residence is located at a sought-after address above the city of Lucerne. It impresses with a modern architectural design, an exclusive appointment and a unique ambience within. Just some of the many joys offered by this property include the large terrace spanning more than 80 m2, as well as the marvellous panoramic outlook over the city of Lucerne, Lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains. Thanks
SWITZERLAND, LUCERNE PRICE CHF 1.99 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 146 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4.5 E&V ID W-022TI2 CONTACT LUZERN (CH) EV LUZERN PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 41 410 66 91 E-MAIL LUZERN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
to its south-facing hillside position, the apartment features bright and welcoming interiors that benefit from maximum sunshine. Other appealing features are the exclusive oak floorboards, the generously sized and luxuriously finished living area, and the open plan eat-in kitchen with first-class fitted appliances. Two superior bathrooms, three bedrooms and a fitness suite with a steam shower round off the amenities on offer.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1999
Marvellous Home with Ample Sunshine, Space & Serenity
his residence is particularly impressive for its elegant contemporary architecture and high-quality materials. It finds itself in pristine condition, with an unusually large interior totalling some 500 m2. A harmonious atmosphere is brought about by the luxurious style of the entire property. High ceilings throughout create a sense of space and freedom to dwell. The materials used for the finishes convey a sense of homely charm and cosi-
SWITZERLAND, AARGAU PRICE CHF 3.88 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 500 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,567 m2 E&V ID W-009IVS CONTACT AARAU (CH) EV SWISS PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 62 825 27 90 E-MAIL AARAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ness, with marble floors and details in wood and natural stone giving the residence a warm and welcoming ambience. The park-like garden grounds with a biotope bathing pond, clubhouse and sauna house are particularly impressive. The property also includes a self-contained apartment over two levels comprising 2.5 rooms. The six garage spaces and additional outdoor spaces ensure ample and convenient parking for vehicles.
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PHOTOS: DANIEL FREI, SHOT MEDIA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014
Rorschacherberg Exclusive Designer Home
njoying absolutely breathtaking views of Lake Constance and only one hour’s drive from the centre of Zurich, this luxurious residence is situated in a municipality with favourable tax rates and excellent transport links. A home interior concept has been created here over three separate floors that is second to none, fulfilling the standards of the most discerning individuals. The symbiosis of contemporary design and timeless elegance
SWITZERLAND, ST. GALLEN PRICE CHF 2.98 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 300 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,285 m2 E&V ID W-022DTG CONTACT RORSCHACH (CH) EV OSTSCHWEIZ IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 71 845 65 50 E-MAIL RORSCHACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
has been realised perfectly here in each and every detail. Technical fittings are reflective of the very latest technological innovations available. New benchmarks in quality and exclusivity have been set with the finishes found throughout this residence, where the very best materials and refinements proved just good enough. The property is perhaps best described as an architectural masterpiece with a truly unique interior.
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Traditional Farmhouse Full of Charm
his old wooden farmhouse is located above Gsteig in the midst of the unspoilt nature of the Swiss Alps. Gsteig is a very traditional village – just 10 minutes by car from well-known Gstaad – set in beautiful natural surroundings that are just waiting to be explored. This fairytale home was built in the 17th century and renovated in 1992, yet it is still in need of general refurbishment. The gently restored main house has two floors and
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comprises five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, living room, television room, two cellars and ample storage. It affords all the comforts of a holiday home in a rural style. The annexe building alongside the main house has planning permission for an extension of 150 – 200 m2, offering the perfect opportunity to convert it into a guesthouse. There are two outdoor parking spaces available. The property is accessible via a private road.
PHOTOS: HANNA BÜKER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Gsteig near Gstaad
SWITZERLAND, BERN PRICE CHF 5.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 200 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 E&V ID W-020ZUR CONTACT GSTAAD (CH) E&V GSTAAD PROPERTIES AG
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PHOTOS: CLEMENS GÜDEL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994
Luxury Chalet with Development Plot on Ski Slope
his impressive home in a rustic chalet style is ensconced high above the rooftops of world-renowned Davos directly next to a ski slope and leaves nothing to be desired. Casa Celina consists of three superior units with a total of eight bedrooms and seven bathrooms, all finished to a luxury standard. Each apartment also affords a commodious kitchen with a dining area. Other interiors include an office, several adjoining rooms, a
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 15.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 500 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,202 m2 E&V ID W-00MS7A CONTACT DAVOS (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 410 00 30 E-MAIL DAVOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
laundry and underground garage, as well as ample parking. This haven is ideal for recuperating throughout the year, be it in the garden, on one of the terraces, in the sauna or next to the fireplace. The Alpine wood finishes add a majestic charm and a luxurious sense of well-being. The plot also has potential for creating a significant extension to the property. This is a true jewel in the heart of superb mountain scenery.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1937
Spacious Chalet with Abundant Charm
his chalet meets to the highest possible standards in terms of sunshine, views and ambience. Built in 1937 in a traditional Grisons chalet style, and tastefully renovated throughout in 2007, it is located in the popular Mura area. The exquisite three-floor interior spans some 220 m2 in total, together with a sun terrace of approx. 80 m2 in size and a garden of approx. 300 m2. Warmth and cosiness abound in the charming and
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 3.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 220 m2 LAND APPROX. 564 m2 E&V ID W-01VQ03 CONTACT DAVOS (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 410 00 30 E-MAIL DAVOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
commodious living/dining area, which features a cheminée. The upper level comprises two generously sized bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and sun terraces. The interior layout of this property makes it ideal for receiving guests, with designated spaces for spending time together and enjoying privacy alone. The sauna is wonderful for relaxing after a day of skiing. All in all, this chalet is a very special dwelling indeed.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Sumptuous Penthouse in a 1970s Style in a Hotel
his sumptuous penthouse is a genuine rarity in the highest city in Europe. Its sensational views over the sparkling lights of Davos and the mountain scenery cannot fail to enchant. With four large en suite bedrooms, the penthouse is ideally suited as a family home, or for receiving guests. A large living room with a fireplace has wraparound floor-length windows, which make the most of the splendid outlook.
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 2.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 215 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5.5 E&V ID W-01FC1C CONTACT DAVOS (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 410 00 30 E-MAIL DAVOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The idyllic backdrop takes in the peak of the Jakobhorn mountain, the Dischma Valley and the Tinzenhorn mountain – all becoming a part of the interior ambience. The approx. 215 m2 interior is complemented by an approx. 200 m2 roof terrace concealed from outside view. The hotel’s indoor pool, fitness centre and sauna are all available to residents, as is the entertainment on offer in the casino, piano bar and Cabanna Club.
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PHOTOS: JOSEF RUFFONI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 16TH CENTURY
A Rare Jewel Indeed
his home is a superb amalgamation of well-being, old traditions and luxury. The listed farmhouse dates from the 16th century and has been beautifully refurbished with loving attention to detail. It is linked directly with the world-famous five-star Grand Hotel Kronenhof. Residents can enjoy exclusive usage of the hotel’s spa complex, as well as access to the hotel’s other services. An Italian architect has combined
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 18 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,029 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 11.5 E&V ID W-021MJ3 CONTACT ST. MORITZ (CH) EVSM PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 837 51 51 E-MAIL STMORITZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
both modernity and rustic heritage within the property. Just some of the highlights include an entrance hallway that is truly astounding, a state-of-the-art kitchen next to the old smokehouse, two living areas in a maisonette style with an open gallery, magnificent bedroom quarters, large window frontages, a terrace and beautiful views of the Roseg Valley. Two or more garage spaces can also be acquired separately.
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PHOTOS: GIAN GIOVANOLI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Ideal Perspectives for a New Home
his apartment has been furnished with painstaking attention to detail. It is situated on the edge of the village of Pontresina, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery, and presides over many special features that are sure to impress. Cosy evenings in after a day of skiing are an absolute joy in the living/dining area with its stone pine carpentry and large fireplace. The breathtaking mountain views and the adjoining
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 3.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 264 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4.5 E&V ID W-021Z5L CONTACT ST. MORITZ (CH) EVSM PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 837 51 51 E-MAIL STMORITZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
kitchen add further to the appeal of this traditional Engadine-style chalet. The property also comprises two bedrooms, an adjoining room and three en suite bathrooms. A private home sauna adds the finishing touch to this winter fairytale. The overall interior spans approx. 264 m2, providing ample space in which to enjoy a superb quality of home life. Anyone taken with the Engadine style will simply adore this property.
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PHOTOS: THOMAS TRINKL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900
Rare & Historic Farmhouse Next to the Hahnenkamm
his farmhouse, built in 1900, is an absolute rarity. The property is situated close to the centre of Kitzbühel, yet still enjoys peace and serenity. It is also one of the sunniest locations in the area, at the foot of the world-famous Hahnenkamm mountain with splendid panoramic views of the surrounding Alps. The ski slope is in immediate proximity. The traditional outer façade has remained intact in its original state,
AUSTRIA, TYROL PRICE EUR 8.5 MILL. TOTAL FLOOR SPACE APPROX. 568 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,400 m2 E&V ID W-00NTMN CONTACT KITZBÜHEL (AT) ENGEL & VÖLKERS KITZBÜHEL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 5356 716 15 E-MAIL KITZBUEHEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
whilst inside the property has recently been fully refurbished and imbued with a modern design that impresses with its cosy and lavish atmosphere. Only the finest materials such as antique oak floorboards, Belgian bluestone, antique marble in the bathrooms and fittings carpentered in rustic antique wood have been used. This, combined with the latest technologies, make this property a consummate masterpiece.
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PHOTOS: THOMAS TRINKL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Dream Home above Kitzbühel
his outstanding home lies on a high plateau that enjoys glorious sunshine throughout the day. Entry to Kitzbühel’s network of ski slopes is just a few minutes’ drive away from here. The property has the coveted official status of ‘leisure residence’ and combines a classical Tyrol style with luxurious living. Fulfilling the highest quality standards, this home is ideally suited for accommodating a large family. Just
AUSTRIA, TYROL PRICE EUR 7.9 MILL. TOTAL FLOOR SPACE APPROX. 600 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,917 m2 E&V ID W-01LGO CONTACT KITZBÜHEL (AT) ENGEL & VÖLKERS KITZBÜHEL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 5356 716 15 E-MAIL KITZBUEHEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
some of the enticing amenities on offer here include two living areas, a large dining room, three open fireplaces, six spacious and sumptuous bedrooms, five bathrooms, a steam room and a fitness suite. A countrystyle kitchen with a La Cornue gas oven, a separate Bulthaup kitchen, a large sun terrace with a covered heated seating area and beautifully landscaped garden grounds leave nothing to be desired.
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Luxury Lakefront Apartments
WÖRTHERSEE (AT) H&H PREMIUM IMMOBILIENVERMITTLUNG GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 4274 23 55 51 00 E-MAIL WOERTHERSEE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his development, consisting of three prestigious buildings with a total of 19 exclusive units, is due for completion at the end of 2015. An outdoor pool, sprawling open spaces, and a bridge with a glazed panorama lift leading down to the lakeside plot with cabanas, a bathing platform and mooring berths set the stage for the most exquisite quality of life. Large windows and sliding doors ensure the interiors are bright
and welcoming. The heating for the apartments is provided by low-temperature underfloor heating sourced from a biofuel plant with pellets. The lakeside plot spans some 1,000 m2 in total. A stream adds further to the idyllic character of this complex, running from the upper plot to the lakeside plot below and into the lake. The west-facing position means that glorious sunsets can be enjoyed from the terraces and the lakefront.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: PELLETS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014/15 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA PRICES FROM EUR 565,000 E&V ID W-022RLZ INTERIOR FROM APPROX. 64 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 2 – 4 CONTACT
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995
AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA PRICE EUR 795,000 E&V ID W-022VSY INTERIOR APPROX. 269 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,835 m2 CONTACT
Marvellous Residence on Lake Millstatt
WÖRTHERSEE (AT) H&H PREMIUM IMMOBILIENVERMITTLUNG GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 4274 23 55 51 00 E-MAIL WOERTHERSEE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his outstandingly beautiful property is set in a sought-after and sunny plateau position above Lake Millstatt. It impresses with its breathtaking outlook over the surrounding mountains, taking in the Goldeck peak and the lake itself. The south-facing orientation of this home caters for sunshine throughout the day. The individually designed pool graces an exclusive terraced area on the plot finished
in Brazilian natural stone. It is covered, meaning that the water temperature remains pleasant even during cooler times of the year. The gorgeously landscaped garden with its well-conceived landscape design and immaculate state forms the ideal haven for spending glorious days outdoors in summer. The large plot is naturally concealed from outside view, whilst the accommodating interior layout is equally impressive.
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Farmhouse with Abundant Heritage & Charm
his outstanding estate spans some 30,000 m2 and is located close to Kitzeck, surrounded by the glorious vineyards of the Southern Styria region. The property consists of a main house with an outbuilding, an old press house, and a large garage. The beautiful, rustic farmhouse has been restored in recent years in keeping with the original, with the addition of underfloor and wall heating. The outbuilding hosts a spacious relaxation
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 316 83 97 40 E-MAIL GRAZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
area complete with a sauna and a library. Whilst all the traditional charm of yesteryear has been preserved here, the property nevertheless offers every conceivable home comfort and luxury. Another noteworthy highlight is the press house, known in the region as a ‘Kellerstöckl’ and dating from the 17th century. Uncompromised peace and privacy reign supreme throughout this residence, which is reached via a private access road.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 163 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1711 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
AUSTRIA, STYRIA PRICE EUR 850,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 230 m2 LAND APPROX. 30,000 m2 E&V ID W-021HW5 CONTACT GRAZ (AT) N1 IMMOBILIEN GMBH
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 96 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1920 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
South of Vienna
Period Home at Prime Address in Perchtoldsdorf
his prestigious and unoverlooked mansion was built in 1920 at an absolutely splendid address in Perchtoldsdorf. Its breathtaking views in the direction of Vienna cannot fail to impress. Perchtoldsdorf is one of the most sought-after residential districts south of Vienna. The historic wine village lies nestled in the Vienna Woods and is a local recreation area. The garden provides direct access to the Perchtoldsdorf heathland. In ad-
AUSTRIA, LOWER AUSTRIA PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 330 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,118 m2 E&V ID W-022LMF CONTACT MÖDLING (AT) M&P REAL ESTATE SERVICES GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 2236 32 44 99 E-MAIL MOEDLING@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
dition, a sauna in cedar wood and a pool spanning approx. 6 x 3.50 metres in the garden are wonderful places in which to relax. A double garage has direct access to the property, with a lower ground level accommodating an approx. 56 m² self-contained apartment. An alarm system provides for the required level of security at the property. Home and work life could easily be combined here under one roof.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 28.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Impressively Positioned Mansion
his elegant villa occupies a glorious position high above the Rhine Valley. It affords 360° views of the wooded slopes of the Schwarzenberg region, and over the Rhine Valley to the Alpstein massif and as far as Lake Constance. The villa was built in 2009 on the foundations of a detached property dating from 1974. Practically nothing remains of the original building – with modern and top-quality materials used to give
AUSTRIA, VORARLBERG PRICE EUR 2.99 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 474 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,295 m2 E&V ID W-023A6E CONTACT BREGENZ (AT) E&H IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 5574 580 68 E-MAIL BREGENZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
this property a quality standard equivalent to a brand new luxury home. A large kitchen forms the central space in the living interior, with solid oak surfaces, countertops made from red granite, a double wine fridge, fridge and freezer, and two Gaggenau ovens. The property is rounded off with a terrace that features a solar-heated swimming pool, along with a garden house with a sauna and lovingly tended garden grounds.
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PHOTOS: GIANLUCA MUSCAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 59.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Enchanting Villa in Typical Costa Smeralda Style
ocated in the residential area of La Celvia, one of the most exclusive on the Costa Smeralda, this immaculate villa is enriched by a lush garden. The original Arch. Couelle project has been updated, extending the amount of living space while maintaining its genuine allure. With five master suites, it offers generously sized living quarters surrounded by spacious covered terraces and a barbecue area, overlooking the pool
ITALY, SARDINIA PRICE EUR 5.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 250 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 E&V ID W-021BHE CONTACT PORTO CERVO (IT) FIRST SARDEV S.R.L. UNIPERSONALE LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0789 941 83 E-MAIL PORTOCERVO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and the cascade effect. An additional master suite has a private entrance and terrace. The villa is served by an air conditioning and radiator system, a private laundry room and a covered parking bay for five cars. A private residential path leads to the sandy beach of La Celvia – famous for its crystal clear waters and just 300 metres away. The centre of Porto Cervo and the prestigious Yacht Club are only 10 minutes by car.
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PHOTOS: GIUSEPPE GRECO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Prestigious Villa with Stunning Views
his exclusive home is set in a prestigious residential area and boasts a swimming pool, ample garden grounds, a solarium and parking. The property consists of one main single-level unit and an annexe. The interior of the main house includes a well-equipped kitchen and a large, beautifully furnished living room with very bright French windows that open directly on to the garden. From here, a paved path leads to
ITALY, CAMPANIA PRICE EUR 1.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 160 m2 LAND APPROX. 500 m2 E&V ID W-023EN1 CONTACT ISCHIA (IT) LUXURY IN SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 081 333 10 58 E-MAIL ISCHIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
an outdoor masonry kitchen with wooden patio flooring. The sleeping quarters consist of four large bedrooms and three bathrooms. The annexe, consisting of a kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom, is perfect for accommodating guests in uncompromised privacy. This privacy extends throughout the property thanks to its excellent position, making it the ideal place to relax, enjoy nature and cherish the stunning panorama.
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PHOTOS: GIUSEPPE GRECO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Luxury & Design in Sensational Surroundings
arina Piccola is a favourite destination for those looking to be captured by the beauty of the landscape, the scents of nature and the deep blue of the sea. This splendid and luxurious home consists of a main single-storey villa, two annexes, a parking space and an elegant outdoor clubhouse with stunning views. The interiors, recently renovated in a modern Mediterranean style, are complemented by a host
ITALY, CAMPANIA PRICE EUR 10 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 229 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-023EP3 CONTACT ISCHIA (IT) LUXURY IN SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 081 333 10 58 E-MAIL ISCHIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
of designer objects and a sophisticated home automation system. The main villa features a bright living area that opens out onto the terrace, a fully fitted kitchen, three main bedrooms, a small laundry and four bathrooms. The larger annexe accommodates two further bedrooms, a bathroom and a small office. The other one, located on the upper slope of the property, plays host to one delightful bedroom with a bathroom.
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his villa is set in a beautifully landscaped garden with native vegetation, overlooking the coast just in front of the majestic Egadi Islands. Extensive and painstaking renovation work has been carried out on this exceptional dwelling over recent years. The ground floor comprises a large hall with high ceilings that evoke a sense of grandeur and reflect the original period architecture. A bright living room opens on to the
spacious kitchen, whilst there are four bedrooms on this same level. All bedrooms feature capacious en suite bathrooms with precious marble finishes. An exclusive bedroom with an en suite bathroom and terrace awaits on the upper floor. Modern technologies have been installed throughout this home. The stunning outdoor grounds also benefit from an outdoor pool that is wonderful for enjoying relaxing hours outdoors.
Charming Villa with Exclusive Views of the Egadi Islands
PHOTOS: SALVO REMIREZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 1.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 280 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,500 m2 E&V ID W-023BW0 CONTACT PALERMO-MONDELLO (IT) FINEST SICILIAN PROPERTIES S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 091 58 40 02 E-MAIL PALERMOMONDELLO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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PHOTOS: SALVO REMIREZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1500
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 2.35 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 650 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-022WWZ CONTACT PALERMO-MONDELLO (IT) FINEST SICILIAN PROPERTIES S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 091 58 40 02 E-MAIL PALERMOMONDELLO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his marvellously grand residence overlooks the seafront from the historic sixteenth century walls of Palermo. The property consists of four autonomous units that could be used either as individual apartments or as a charming boutique hotel. A large interior atrium with an open-air garden forms the impressive entrance to this dwelling, leading to the apartments set over two separate levels. Columns in various different
areas of the house accentuate the lofty ceilings and hark back to bygone days of grandeur. The vaults are a common period feature that can be admired throughout the entire property. The first floor opens out onto a terrace, which boasts an Arabian-inspired gazebo made from iron and glass, as well as a breathtaking panorama that stretches right across the waterfront and as far as Monte Pellegrino.
Grand Townhouse with Wonderful Sea Views
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Historic Residence in the Heart of ‘Small Athens’
et in a building dating back to the 17th century, this magnificent house is steeped in history. It was renovated in 2006 using original antique materials, with the addition of technological home comforts. Equipped with a lift, the residence consists of four en suite double bedrooms, a large kitchen, a double living room with a fireplace and beamed ceiling, and library with another fireplace, three WCs, a studio, veranda,
courtyard and garage. There is an additional space currently used as an art gallery. The double terrace affords views over the town, the Alps, the sea and the ‘Rocca’ – a fortress that dominates the town. Sitting in the courtyard or on the terrace, in the living room or in the wood-panelled library, one senses the pleasure of a discreet calm and stillness, even though this home is just steps away from the vibrant city centre.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 314.31 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1690 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
ITALY, TUSCANY PRICE EUR 3.1 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 327 m2 LAND APPROX. 100 m2 E&V ID W-022CHX CONTACT VIAREGGIO (IT) VERSILIA REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0584 475 19 E-MAIL VIAREGGIO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 118.98 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Elegant Villa on Puccini’s Lake Shore
his beautiful villa rises up on the hills overlooking Lake Massaciuccoli. It is surrounded by parkland planted with olive groves and woods, with a hunting reserve. The property affords spectacular views of the Roman Baths, the Versilian coastline and the lake that was so dear to the great Giacomo Puccini, who drew inspiration for his most famous works from its waters. Consisting of two units linked by a porch,
ITALY, TUSCANY PRICE EUR 4.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 703 m2 LAND APPROX. 35,000 m2 E&V ID W-020M4A CONTACT VIAREGGIO (IT) VERSILIA REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0584 475 19 E-MAIL VIAREGGIO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
terraces and balconies, the villa is equipped with high-quality fittings: prestigious marble and parquet flooring makes this property truly unique and welcoming. The large living room and the grand library offer plenty of potential for recuperation. In the basement there is a tavern fit for pleasant evenings warmed by the heat of the fireplace. The property has eight bedrooms in total, each elegantly furnished.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 285 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1850 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
ITALY, TUSCANY PRICE EUR 4 MILL. E&V ID W-020MAT INTERIOR APPROX. 900 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,500 m2 CONTACT
Stunning Villa with Italian Garden
FIRENZE-MICHELANGELO (IT) M&M IMPERIALE IMMOBILIARE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 055 28 10 76 E-MAIL FIRENZEMICHELANGELO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his residence dates from the second half of the 19th century and is surrounded by an expansive Italian garden. The property has a large veranda and a terrace that extends to the garden. The main entrance opens graciously onto the ground floor, which plays host to a generously sized living area with two large living rooms, a dining room, spacious kitchen, bathroom and study. The sleeping quarters on the first floor
comprise six bedrooms and three bathrooms. Each bedroom benefits from a terrace or balcony overlooking the garden. In the attic there is a commodious apartment accessible via an elevator. All the ground floor interiors are adorned in stucco, with floors and fittings made from precious materials. This villa is ideal for families wishing to live close to the centre of Florence, yet in the midst of beautiful large grounds.
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PHOTOS: ANDREA FERRARI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 17TH CENTURY
Exclusive Property in the Heart of the City
ituated on the Via D’Azeglio, a highly desirable location at the very centre of Bologna, in an ancient palace dating from the 17th century, this prestigious estate of approx. 650 m2 has been completely restored with great care and sobriety. The semi-circular staircase leads to the wider of the two living rooms, where authentic wooden trusses confer a warm and cosy atmosphere. A walkway leads to the second living room, of considerable
ITALY, EMILIA-ROMAGNA PRICE EUR 6.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 650 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 7 E&V ID W-023ALG CONTACT BOLOGNA (IT) SAN BERNARDINO SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 051 33 14 60 E-MAIL BOLOGNA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
impact for its volume and brightness, with generous French windows that afford stunning views over the city’s rooftops and the Piazza San Domenico. Seven bedrooms testify to the importance of space and comfort here, together with four walk-in wardrobes and seven bathrooms, four of which are en suite. The property includes a garage for three cars and a commodious cellar. The building also benefits from a concierge service.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 269.15 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1920 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Lago d’Iseo Luxurious Lakeside Villa
his prestigious period villa is located on the banks of one of the most charming towns of Lake Iseo, Sulzano, which enjoys a prime location opposite Montisola, the largest lake island in Europe, and the town of Peschiera Maraglio, which is easily accessible by boat. The property, built in the 1920s, is surrounded by gorgeous park grounds with a pool and gazebo. In addition to the main house, the estate includes a separate
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 2.78 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 450 m2 LAND APPROX. 5,200 m2 E&V ID W-0229QR CONTACT LAGO D’ISEO (IT) REACTIVE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 035 91 15 72 E-MAIL LAGODISEO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
outbuilding and a pool house. Thanks to the large windows in the living area, the owners can enjoy lake views throughout the year. Two large terraces are also ideal for appreciating the arrival of summer in the glorious outdoors. The five bedrooms in the main house each have luxurious marble bathrooms. The villa also has its own pier and dock. It is the perfect home for families and lovers of ‘La Dolce Vita’.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: 28.14 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1800 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 1.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 311 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID W-022IUF CONTACT MILANO-PORTA ROMANA (IT) M&M REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 02 94 43 33 11 E-MAIL MILANOPORTAROMANA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his exceptional dwelling is housed in a former mill, with a style reminiscent of a typical English mews. It is characterised by the utmost level of charm, privacy and serenity throughout. The residence features a huge living area overlooking a patio, along with a custom kitchen and a guest bathroom. A staircase leads to the first floor, which consists of a double bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a study with
a reading nook that could also be turned into a bedroom, another bedroom and a bathroom. The floor above hosts a master suite with a sitting area, bathroom and dressing room. The basement level comprises a bathroom, a laundry, a cellar and direct access to the double garage sold separately. The complex also boasts several enticing amenities including a pool, a spa with a steam room and Turkish bath, and a fitness suite.
Townhouse in Beautiful Green Surroundings
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 157.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1750
Apartment with Incredible Views over the Grand Canal
his exclusive duplex apartment in the San Polo area is situated in a palace listed for its historic significance, just next to the luxury seven-star Aman Hotel. It was originally owned by a wealthy notary family of considerable standing. The lower floor comprises a grand entrance, a large kitchen with an underground well visible through a glass floor, an elegant bathroom with a laundry, and an impressive room overlooking the Grand
ITALY, VENETO PRICE EUR 1.98 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 250 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-023994 CONTACT VENEZIA (IT) ELLETRE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 041 267 52 22 E-MAIL VENEZIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Canal. The majestic staircase in Turkish green marble leads to the upper floor where there are three bedrooms including a master suite with frescoes and period Venetian floors, two marble bathrooms and a main living room. This space features three large windows that also afford breathtaking views of the Grand Canal up to the curve of Ca’ Foscari Palace. Careful restoration has included preservation of the exposed beams and original murals.
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Noble Apartment on the Grand Canal
his exclusive palace, located between the Centurion Palace five-star Hotel and the Guggenheim Museum, was built between 1903 and 1906. For many years it was used as a showroom for the famous family of glassmakers ‘Salviati’. In 1924, the building was decorated with the large and prestigious mosaic at the centre of its façade – a remarkable example of advertising ‘ante litteram’ for this important glass manufactory. The
ITALY, VENETO PRICE EUR 4.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 360 m2 E&V ID W-01ZSW0 CONTACT VENEZIA (IT) ELLETRE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 041 267 52 22 E-MAIL VENEZIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
company’s mosaic tiles were used to decorate St. Paul’s Cathedral, the entrance to parliament in London, the Paris Opera House and many other important monuments. The ‘noble’ floor and second floor are now available, offering wonderful views over the Grand Canal. Both levels are in need of renovation, while the communal parts of the building, including the roof and the façade, have been fully renovated with amazing results.
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PHOTOS: GEORGE BLESSAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
The Epitome of Mediterranean Splendour
his exclusive villa sits on approx. 8,298 m² of landscaped grounds enjoying an approx. 107 m² heated swimming pool, as well as a self-contained studio of some 25 m². The ground floor includes a spacious sitting room, a dining area, fully fitted kitchen in the finest materials, an adjoining utility room, a gymnasium, WC and television room. The upper level comprises a copious en suite master bedroom
GREECE, DODECANESE ISLANDS PRICE EUR 1.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 550 m2 LAND APPROX. 8,298 m2 E&V ID W-022RF9 CONTACT RHODES (GR) P.&P. RHODES REAL ESTATE E.P.E. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +30 22410 794 10 E-MAIL RHODES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
with a private terrace, as well as another three comfortable bedrooms and a family bathroom. The lower level is a self-contained area accessed through the garage or directly from the main house. It comprises two king-sized bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen space and shower room. The approx. 115 m² garage can accommodate up to three cars, whilst a utility area, boiler room and pump room can also be found on this level.
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Brand New Home with Stunning Views
ccupying a prime location in Budapest’s highly sought-after 2nd district, this residence affords more than 550 m2 of interior living space. Floor-to-ceiling glass walls frame the dramatic, unobstructed views over the city, capturing the scene just like a postcard with the Danube bridges, the parliament building and Buda Castle. The various rooms are flooded with light from sunrise to sunset. Top-of-the-line
HUNGARY, BUDAPEST PRICE EUR 2.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 550 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,300 m2 E&V ID W-00Z6OT CONTACT BUDAHILL CENTER (HU) SKY INGATLANKÖZVETÍTÖ KFT. LICENCE PARTNER OF E AND V MASTER C. E. ZRT TEL. +36 1 392 03 88 E-MAIL BUDAHILLCENTER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
materials have been used to create a symphony of colour, texture and fine design. Large gourmet kitchens boast the latest appliances, while sumptuous master bathrooms feature soaking tubs, designer fixtures and a spa-like ambience. Attention to detail culminates here in a sophisticated dwelling for those who expect the best. Other highlights include an outdoor infinity pool, a sauna, air conditioning and an elevator.
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LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1927
Unique Historic Mansion
his mansion on the road known as ‘U Vorlíku’ is a remarkable work of architecture built in 1927. The original charm of the mansion endures, thanks to a costly renovation aimed at preserving the period features. The four-storey property comprises a wonderful conservatory, a terrace with a fountain, two balconies and a sauna. Original parquet flooring and wooden windows are included throughout. The living hall-
CZECH REPUBLIC, PRAGUE PRICE EUR 3.478 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 600 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,121 m2 E&V ID W-01W8WJ CONTACT PRAGUE-ANDEL (CZ) CESKÁ EUV COMMERCIAL S.R.O. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +420 233 09 10 11 E-MAIL PRAGUEANDEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
way on the ground floor boasts restored doors, chandeliers and wooden panelling, in addition to a uniquely preserved sculpture by the famous artist and architect Jaroslav Horejc. This residence is located in the Bubenec district of Prague, close to the centre of the city with excellent transport connections. This, coupled with its embassies, international schools and parks, makes it a highly sought-after residential address.
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Prestigious Apartments in the Historic City Centre
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fortress, close to the Grand Duke’s Palace and the city centre pedestrian zone and shops. This is Europe’s most beautiful balcony, with stunning views over the Old Town. The cloister itself was built around 1630, with some parts dating back to the 13th century. This redevelopment will be carried out whilst restoring and preserving the historic elements of this Luxembourg landmark, and is due for completion at the end of 2016.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1630
t the heart of the city of Luxembourg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the walls of the ‘Cloister of Saint-Francis’ are about to enjoy a new lease of life as a luxury residential complex of approx. 8,000 m2. Each bespoke unit can be designed and personalised to suit individual tastes, with a maximum of 19 units ranging from approx. 61 to 326 m2. The cloister’s location is unique: right on the city walls across the old
LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG PRICE EUR 1.16 – 7.35 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 61 – 326 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 – 5 E&V ID D-00065Q CONTACT LUXEMBOURG (LU) DPR-CONSULT S.ÀR.L.
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IRELAND, CORK PRICE EUR 2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 330 m2 LAND APPROX. 24,000 m2 E&V ID W-0140JS CONTACT CORK (IE) FINEST INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE IRELAND LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +353 21 477 32 00 E-MAIL CORK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his ultra-modern house stands in the middle of 6 private acres in a privileged position with a wonderful beachfront setting. It boasts 180° ocean views that have to be seen to be believed. With a total interior of approx. 330 m2, the south-facing property offers a fantastic communal space with two living areas, a large kitchen, dining room and separate kitchenette. Most of the six bedrooms open out onto the terrace areas,
and are complemented by four bathrooms – three en suite. All rooms in the house offer the most breathtaking ocean views, while the upstairs terrace area can be accessed straight from the living room. The house has been built to the highest quality standards throughout and incorporates only the best materials. Stone steps lead down to a fine sand and gravel beach, which is totally secluded and very private.
Stunning & Modern Beachfront Property
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Stunning Maisonette in an Exclusive Residential Area
his splendid maisonette property is located in Pimlico, a bijou area of Central London in the City of Westminster. The house has been fully renovated and refurbished to an exceptional standard, offering spacious living accommodation, exquisite furnishings and spectacular views overlooking Pimlico’s beautiful streets. The accommodation consists of three bedrooms – two en suite, an open plan living room, a kitchen and
UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON PRICE £ 2.45 MILL. GROSS AREA APPROX. 1,302 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-023F4B CONTACT LONDON-CHELSEA (UK) LUXURY HOUSE LONDON LTD LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +44 20 75 84 11 00 E-MAIL CHELSEA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
dining area, cloakroom and superb terrace. The property benefits from underfloor heating, home automation, an Automist sprinkler system, fingerprint locks and an abundance of natural light and high ceilings. At Pimlico’s heart is a highly regarded strip of residential streets laid down by the celebrated master builder Thomas Cubitt, beginning in 1825 and now protected as the Pimlico Conservation Area.
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PHOTOS: JENS SCHWARZER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 262.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1960
Langenlehsten Hidden Gem Close to Hamburg
his charming thatched property is nestled amidst beautiful and unspoilt natural surroundings, whilst benefitting at the same time from excellent transport connections to the city of Hamburg. It is a rural home that affords an exceptional degree of privacy, as well as sensational far-reaching views. Modernised throughout in 2009, the joys of this property are manifest in every detail, where luxurious comforts are
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 695,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 150 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,612 m2 E&V ID W-01YMIR CONTACT RATZEBURG (DE) SCHAALSEE IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4541 80 29 05 E-MAIL RATZEBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
juxtaposed with period charm. Superior materials such as real wooden floorboards, loam walls and exquisite carpentry work grace each of the interior spaces. The mature and sprawling land plot also plays host to a superior-standard sauna and a double garage built to a classic architectural design. A raised perch, which can seat up to six people, forms the perfect place to enjoy the sunsets and the deer crossing in this region.
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PHOTOS: HINRICH FRANCK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 108.50 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1992 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Home Life Amidst Nature & the Seasons
estled in the heart of Lütjensee’s idyllic natural surroundings, this ‘Da Vinci House’ is situated on a land plot of some 2,744 m2. The discerning standards of the developer have resulted in a home with a timeless architectural design, and present the opportunity to acquire an exclusive and unparalleled masterpiece. Each season of the year can be enjoyed from the bedroom, the superior kitchen and the commodious
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 1.15 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 297 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,744 m2 E&V ID W-022NHA CONTACT HAMBURG-VOLKSDORF (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 60 32 90 00 E-MAIL VOLKSDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
living area, thanks to the glorious views looking out over the private and lovingly landscaped garden. Three bathrooms, a Bang & Olufsen sound system, an outdoor whirlpool and a partially roofed bangkirai terrace of some 100 m2 are just some of the superior amenities on offer. A wine cellar, oven stove, sauna and underground garage of approx. 100 m2 add the exclusive finishing touches to this luxurious residence.
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PHOTOS: HINRICH FRANCK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 77.80 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
uilt in 2013 to an excellent specification, this attractive former captain’s cottage still reflects the original style in which it was intended – with Hanseatic understatement at its most charming, even having been completely rebuilt. Dating from 1959, only the basement and parts of the perimeter walls now remain. Designed in a restrained style from the outside, the house cannot fail to impress inside with its modern and perfectly
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 1.13 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 208 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,002 m2 E&V ID W-022PZ7 CONTACT HAMBURG-VOLKSDORF (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 60 32 90 00 E-MAIL VOLKSDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
conceived interior design. Oak parquet has been laid in the reception rooms. The open plan layout, exclusive materials and lighting concept are just some of the highlights. The sun terraces feature decking sourced from the highest-quality Ipe wood. The immaculate plot is concealed from outside view and affords the highest degree of privacy. The property could be extended with the conversion of the attic and basement levels.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 48 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Elegant Family Home in Niendorf
his upmarket and tasteful detached family home was built in 2015 on a land plot spanning approx. 700 m² in size. Its approx. 167 m² interior comprises 5.5 rooms set over two levels. On the ground floor there is an approx. 50 m² living/dining room with an open plan kitchen, a guest WC, a utility room and a room with access to the east-facing terrace. Meanwhile, the living area opens out onto the southwest-facing terrace. The contem-
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 875,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 167 m2 LAND APPROX. 700 m2 E&V ID W-0230WH CONTACT NIENDORF (DE) REMY WOHNIMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 559 75 40 E-MAIL NIENDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
porary fitted kitchen leaves absolutely nothing to be desired. White oiled oak floorboards create a sense of harmony and sophistication throughout the interiors. The upper floor presides over four bedrooms in total, as well as a dressing closet and a full-sized bathroom with a luxurious trapezoid bathtub. Both levels are fitted with underfloor heating. A double carport and a garden house round off the amenities available with this home.
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PHOTOS: HERBERT OHGE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 85.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Exclusive Apartment with Garden on the Alster
arvestehuder Weg is one of the most prestigious residential addresses in the whole of Hamburg. The city’s Outer Alster Lake is right on the doorstep here, with its expansive surrounding parkland ideal for enjoying extended leisurely walks. The modern property with an enticing architectural design is now ready for first occupation. It is particularly impressive for its prime location, exclusivity and close align-
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 1.79 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 183 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-022XOU CONTACT WINTERHUDE (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 471 00 50 E-MAIL WINTERHUDE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ment with the lake. The luxury apartment can be found in one of three prestigious complex buildings, and affords a beautiful outlook across the gardens to the Alster beyond. Residents are privy to outstanding amenities including a large fitness and spa complex, whilst an elevator and underground garage are a matter of course here. The city centre and Hamburg’s airport are both within short and convenient reach by car.
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PHOTOS: HERBERT OHGE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: CA. 1900
Rare Gem on the Elbchaussee
his grand art nouveau mansion has undergone full refurbishment with incredible craftsmanship and expense, restoring it to its former historic glory and incorporating the most sophisticated technical fittings. A gem of a home has been created here with much love and care, emanating a consistency and continuity that is rarely found on the residential property market. The living space within features prestigious interiors
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 4.5 MILL. E&V ID W-0217JF INTERIOR APPROX. 338 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,112 m2 CONTACT HAMBURG-WINTERHUDE (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 471 00 50 E-MAIL WINTERHUDE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
set over three expansive levels. The lower ground floor of the property comprises a spa area with a large sauna, as well as living quarters suitable for a housekeeper or an au pair. The residence also affords glorious views over the large, northwest-facing land plot and of the garden, which has been designed in a particularly elaborate style complete with a water pool, waterfall wall and numerous graphical viewing angles.
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Spectacular Living with Dream Views
PROJEKTVERMARKTUNG (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 36 13 14 58 E-MAIL HAMBURG.PROJEKTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
etween Hamburg’s famous fish market and the desirable Neumühlen district, a new architectural landmark now juts up in the so-called ‘Holzhafen’, the oldest dock in Hamburg, with unobstructable views over the River Elbe. Known as ‘Kristall’, this is one of the most exclusive buildings in the entire city. This apartment is on the 10th floor and affords far-reaching views over the port and cityscape, with the waterfront
tantalisingly close below. Exclusivity, security and privacy each have top priority here. All residents enjoy the luxury of a round-the-clock doorman and concierge service in the lobby. The materials used to create the interior space will satisfy the most sophisticated of tastes, setting brand new quality standards. As such, this ingeniously conceived Hamburg apartment can undoubtedly be described as unique.
PHOTOS: JÖRG BUCHER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 68 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 2.95 MILL. E&V ID W-0203RX INTERIOR APPROX. 203 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 3 CONTACT HAMBURG-
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Dream Home with Beautiful Garden
dyllically set between the cities of Hamburg and Bremen, this property was built in 2003 in a grand townhouse style. Tasteful elegance meets consummate modernity in this home. High-quality materials such as black granite and oak parquet, along with the timeless designer kitchen and objects by Philippe Starck dominate the character of the property. The spacious living/dining room is ideal for spending time with the
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 798,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 212 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,900 m2 E&V ID W-02350U CONTACT NORDHEIDE (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NORDHEIDE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4181 908 50 E-MAIL NORDHEIDE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
whole family or hosting guests. Cosy hours are guaranteed spent next to the fireplace. The views from the terrace stretch out over an ornamental pond to beautifully landscaped grounds beyond. They are reminiscent of the gardens found in English stately homes. The estate is concealed from the outside by high beech hedges, which also form dividing lines in the garden with its wonderful topiaries and specimen shrubs.
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PHOTOS: ENNO FRIEDRICH – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1883
Grand Residence with Exquisite Taste
his property conveys a sense of homeliness and luxury finesse. Set on a land plot of some 1.29 hectares, a unique symbiosis of historic charm and contemporary interior design has been created here. The spacious and lightflooded interiors on offer are ideally suited for family life, with the option of several generations living together, or equally suitable for achieving a harmonious mix of home and work life under
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.59 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 460 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.29 ha E&V ID W-022GKQ CONTACT LÜNEBURG (DE) JMS IMMOBILIENMANAGEMENT GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4131 864 47 48 E-MAIL LUENEBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
one roof. The superior appointment details such as the designer kitchen, beautiful flooring and bathroom finishes of the highest standard give this idyllic property a special charm of its own. Three horseboxes, a paddock and a drained riding arena are a dream come true for riding enthusiasts. Other highlights of this offering include a prestigious driveway, a comfortable guesthouse, a large showroom and a barn.
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PHOTOS: DENNIS GROSS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 54.13 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009
Luxury Apartment with North Sea Views
he ‘Düsseldorfer Hof’ is one of the most exclusive properties in one of the finest locations on Nordeney. The modern building is situated on the ‘Kaiserwiese’, with design features reminiscent of historic spa architecture. The apartment is set over two levels. On the second floor there are three bedrooms – each with balconies – and two bathrooms. The third floor comprises an open plan living room, dining room and kitchen area. The
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.775 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 117 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-00K3HQ CONTACT NORDERNEY (DE) SÜDLICHE NORDSEE IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4932 869 68 60 E-MAIL NORDERNEY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
open plan design of the layout right from the south to the north elevation is particularly appealing. It allows maximum light to shine in – with the sun in the south on the sheltered balconies and the views over the sea to the north. The highlight though is the terrace, which stretches along the entire length of the third floor. A dining area is ideal for enjoying evening meals with a sunset backdrop and unique views over the North Sea.
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PHOTOS: ELKE SCHLÜSSELBURG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 52.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: AIR-HEATING PUMP – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Energy-Efficient Home with a Unique Design
oth contemporary and eco-friendly techniques have been employed in the construction of this innovative detached property – resulting in a superb living environment within. This architectural masterpiece is a so-called ‘passive house’ featuring a controlled ventilation system, ensuring bioclimatic and emission-free living. Noteworthy features include the photovoltaic system on the roof, the foam glass granulate floor
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 690,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 201 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,650 m2 E&V ID W-021M4E CONTACT LINGEN (DE) SÜDLICHE EMSLAND IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 591 966 54 30 E-MAIL LINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
construction free from thermal bridges, the wall and ceiling construction made from reinforced concrete, and the heat pump as the energy source. Superior materials and high-end appointment details by renowned manufacturers characterise the single-storey property, built in 2009. It hosts two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open plan living and dining area, an office and utility room, and a garage with five parking spaces.
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Machern near Leipzig Historic Mansion with All Manner of Comforts
uilt by the famed Leipzig publisher Robert Voigtländer in circa 1905, this mansion lies some 20 km east of the exhibition city of Leipzig, on a park-like land plot concealed from outside view behind an abundance of beautiful mature trees. A driveway, recently laid, leads up to four outdoor parking spaces. Inside, the property comprises a total of 10 rooms and five bathrooms. A large roof terrace and a roofed veranda both enjoy ample
GERMANY, SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 530 m2 LAND APPROX. 6,700 m2 E&V ID W-022ECK CONTACT LEIPZIG-LÖHRS CARREE (DE) LEIPZIG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 341 910 49 80 E-MAIL LEIPZIG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
sunshine and are wonderful for spending relaxing hours outdoors. The spa on the lower ground floor with a sauna, whirlpool and underfloor heating is second to none. Parquet flooring and a fireplace are reflective of the historic flair that pervades throughout this century-old home, together with the luxury of modern home comforts. The nearby 27-hole golf course enhances the recreational value of this residence still further.
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PHOTOS: KADUR – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Extravagant Home with Gorgeous Views over Loschwitz
et on a private road in a prominent position that cannot be obstructed in any way, this exceedingly attractive property affords unique panoramic views that stretch from the Elbe Valley to Dresden and towards Saxon Switzerland. The exceptional architectural design in line with the downward slope of the plot and the extravagant style of the terraced garden with the sunken pool gives the property a distinctly Mediterra-
GERMANY, SAXONY PRICE EUR 6.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 822 m2 LAND APPROX. 10,000 m2 E&V ID W-01ITF0 CONTACT DRESDEN-BLAUES WUNDER (DE) LEIPZIG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 351 210 67 47 E-MAIL DRESDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
nean flair. The south-facing rooms are complemented by a large glass façade that makes the most of the glorious views to be enjoyed over the Elbe Valley. Each of the four levels is finished to the highest standard of individual luxury and comfort. In the living areas, clean lines are countered with exclusive appointments, along with distinctive wall decorations creating a very special ambience indeed.
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PHOTOS: DR. BEATE MIKOLEIT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1860
Luxury Living in Neo-Gothic Mansion
his luxurious freehold apartment is situated in a prestigious mansion built in a mock-Tudor style in 1860 and set directly on the banks of the River Elbe. The tastefully appointed residence boasts a classic design and technical fittings that meet the very highest quality standards in every respect. All interiors are equipped with a BUS system featuring superb media and audio technology by Gira. In addition to
GERMANY, SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.975 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 340 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 9 E&V ID W-022RLP CONTACT DRESDEN (DE) LEIPZIG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 351 210 67 47 E-MAIL DRESDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the spacious and sumptuous living area with an adjoining dining and drawing room, the apartment also benefits from two dressing closets and a wonderful private spa area with a Jacuzzi, a free-hanging fireplace, steam room and sauna. This unique property is complemented by an elevator providing direct access to the apartment, as well as four balconies and the convenience of three underground parking spaces.
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PHOTOS: DAVID STRASSBURGER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 54 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013
Penthouse with Glorious Views at Prime Address
his exclusive penthouse, spanning some 238 m2 in size complete with an incredible roof terrace, is situated at a prime Frankfurt address. The entire building was fully renovated in 2012. The fifth floor can be reached via the stairwell or by using the elevator. The living and dining area open out onto two of the four terraces on offer. Three bedrooms, a kitchen, master bathroom and guest bathroom also
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 238 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5 E&V ID W-0233ZQ CONTACT FRANKFURT (DE) GDA-IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 69 24 44 49 49 E-MAIL FRANKFURT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
form part of this exclusive residence. Stairs lead up to the roof terrace, which affords stunning 360° views over the whole of Frankfurt. This dream home also benefits from underfloor heating, windows with triple glazing for heat and sound insulation, three-metre high ceilings and beautiful wooden parquet floors, as well as exquisite stone flagging in the bathrooms. An underground garage space is included in the price.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 20.90 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Dream Home at Prime Address
hen it comes to quality and design, this dream property is in a league all of its own. Full-length windows, an open plan interior concept and a corridor of fresh air outdoors that cannot be obstructed underline the sense of absolute freedom here. The outdoor pool and the luxury designer bathroom provide for spa-like well-being in one’s own home. The private refuge impresses with superior quality materials, a clever lighting
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE EUR 3.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 361 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,312 m2 E&V ID W-022UKQ CONTACT WIESBADEN (DE) EV-IMMOBILIEN BERAN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 611 54 10 00 E-MAIL WIESBADEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
concept and a B&O system, as well as ceiling cooling for a pleasant room climate throughout. The dining room with an exclusive designer kitchen exudes a spacious atmosphere with its seven-metre ceilings. The quarry stone wall and beautiful outlook over the grounds make this living area the heart of the property. This dwelling represents the culmination of feel-good living, luxurious comforts and an exclusive location.
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PHOTOS: MICHAEL WEEGEN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 84.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1993 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Mülheim a. d. Ruhr
The Dream of Luxurious Living
his exceptional dwelling combines modern and striking design with a charming country house atmosphere. It is located at a sought-after address just next to Uhlenhorst Forest in Mülheim a. d. Ruhr. Impressive white gates lead the way to the prestigious yet gracious entrance area of the property, which was built in 1993. White marble laid in the hallway gives on to an expansive living and dining area, and transforms
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 382 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,615 m2 E&V ID W-00FVIP CONTACT MÜLHEIM (DE) EV MÜLHEIM IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 2088 84 84 00 E-MAIL MUELHEIM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the daylight flooding through the windows into delicate plays of light and shade. The many highlights of this home, including an open fireplace, high ceilings and an incredibly luxurious kitchen, make life here a dream come true. A sweeping staircase, akin to a work of art in the living room with its marble and golden hand railings, leads to the comfortable private quarters found on the upper floor.
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PHOTOS: ANNIKA FEUSS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 57.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Gracious Residence with Unique Vistas
his impressive property is set within park-like grounds in the heart of the idyllic region known as ‘Bergisches Land’. The grand white main body of the building was constructed in 2004 by the company Kampa and features a mansard roof with beautiful slate tiling. The entire residence was envisioned in an expansive and elegant American style. It boasts a superb room layout divided into a west and an east wing. The light-flooded
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.79 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 667 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,791 m2 E&V ID W-0214DT CONTACT BERGISCH GLADBACH (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 2204 76 75 20 E-MAIL BERGISCHGLADBACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
atmosphere that radiates in every room of this home is owed amongst other things to the arched lattice windows, the crème-coloured tiling and patio windows. On the lower ground level there is a private spa area featuring a Roman-style steam room and beautiful detailing throughout. The idyllic and far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside also add immeasurably to the appeal of this property.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 65.2 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Privileged Location in Alt-Meererbusch
esigned in a strikingly classical style, this property graces a beautiful park-like land plot and can undoubtedly be ranked amongst the most impressive private estates in the region surrounding Dusseldorf. It offers residents and guests exceptional levels of comfort and privacy. A grand entrance, flanked by two imposing pillars, opens onto the commodious hallway with its fireplace and elegant stairwell. The expansive living area
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 5.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 893 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,463 m2 E&V ID W-0235ET CONTACT DÜSSELDORF (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 211 557 18 88 E-MAIL DUESSELDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
forms the heart of this home. A broad terrace can be found stretched along the southern elevation, overlooking the carefully landscaped garden with its outdoor swimming pool. In addition, there are a total of six sumptuous bedrooms, four of which feature their own en suite bathrooms. All in all, this is simply a consummate property that lives up to the most sophisticated of tastes and demands in every respect.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 267 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1924 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: H
Near Lake Constance
Grand Mansion Just 3 Kilometres from the Lake
his mansion dating back to the 1920s has a special something. The exceptional charm of the house is owed amongst other things to the original stucco ceilings and wood panelling, as well as to the superb parquet flooring. Spanning some 517 m2 with 14 rooms, the property is currently divided into two residential units, but could of course be used as one grand residence. All finishes are superior in quality, and the roof
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 517 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,045 m2 E&V ID W-020B96 CONTACT HÖRI (DE) GBS IMMOBILIEN BODENSEE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 7735 93 78 55 E-MAIL HOERI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
has recently been renewed. The property’s peaceful and idyllic location alongside a stream is also a particularly enticing virtue of this listing. The park grounds with their wealth of mature trees and a pond form a wonderful oasis in which to retreat and relax. Two garages and four carport spaces ensure abundant parking for vehicles. There is also a boat mooring with a small motor boat and another adjacent parking space.
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Distinguished Property at Prime Address
his prestigious and exceptional residence was fully refurbished and extended to a top specification between 2006 and 2009. Only the highest-quality materials were used, imbuing the entire property with a sense of luxuriousness and quality of life. Classic 1950s style has been combined here with modern architecture, whilst ensuring high levels of privacy at the same time. The interior living space, spanning more than
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500 m2 in total, occupies four different levels allowing for the possibility of commercial usage as well. The high-end appointment standard and spacious layout leave nothing to be desired. The sun terraces and the conservatories afford delightful views of the private park grounds, which span over 4,000 m2 in size. The outdoor pool and peaceful seating areas make these grounds a beautiful and relaxing oasis.
PHOTOS: MARTINA GLAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 105.5 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1953/2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 2.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 505 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,398 m2 E&V ID W-021O3L CONTACT ERLANGEN (DE) LECHNER IMMOBILIEN GBR
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GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 2.76 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 374 m2 LAND APPROX. 954 m2 E&V ID W-021ZSZ CONTACT MÜNCHNER WESTEN (DE) EUV MÜNCHNER WESTEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 89 18 90 80 60 E-MAIL MUENCHNERWESTEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his marvellous property in one of the most desirable residential neighbourhoods in the southwest of Munich was modernised at great effort and expense between 2008 and 2009. Converted and extended spaces such as the beautiful indoor swimming pool, the converted loft level and the addition of a home sauna give this residence an exclusive charm. The spacious interior layout encompasses five bedrooms, thereby providing ample
space for a large family. Use of the finest-quality materials accentuates the exclusive standards of the property still further. This offering also comes with two separate, self-contained apartments that could either be used as rental units or incorporated as part of the main house. The idyllic and mature garden is completely concealed from outside view, forming a wonderful space in which to relax and enjoy outdoor family life to the full.
Dream Family Home in Prime Location
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Historic Mansion with Impressive Lake Views
illa Frankenburg is located in a prominent position on a small hill just a stone’s throw from the beautiful lake and Tegernsee Abbey. It boasts magnificent panoramic views overlooking the lake and the mountains. Prince Karl (1795 – 1875), the second son of the Bavarian King Maximilian 1st, had this superb mansion built during the years 1864 – 1866. The luxurious living spaces, spanning some 775 m2 in total
over three levels, are generously proportioned with extraordinary ceiling heights in some rooms of more than 4 metres. The historic detailing has been either refurbished or fully restored, and is combined here with modern furnishings to unique effect. The standard of the interior appointment throughout this historical building makes it perfectly suited for the requirements of contemporary living.
PHOTOS: JÖRN DREIER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1866
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 8.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 775 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,764 m2 E&V ID W-020BOC CONTACT TEGERNSEE (DE) TEGERNSEER TAL IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 8022 701 41 80 E-MAIL TEGERNSEE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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PHOTOS: HANS-J. KAMMEL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 195.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: WOOD CHIPS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
Exquisite Quality of Life in West Allgäu
ocated in the sunny region of West Allgäu, this exceptional property affords the utmost individuality and tranquillity. It is set on a land plot of some 45,367 m2 in size with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. The extension added in 2010 meets the highest standards in terms of design and functionality. The interiors of this home are simply out of this world, with an impressive living/dining room that stretches
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.96 MILL. TOTAL FLOOR SPACE APPROX. 770 m2 LAND APPROX. 45,367 m2 E&V ID W-021AGQ CONTACT LINDAU (DE) SMW BODENSEE IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 8382 94 79 70 E-MAIL LINDAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
up 4 metres to the partly-glazed exposed roof gable. Meanwhile, there is full double-height glazing all along the southern elevation. In the main body of the property there is a large library, along with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The heatable pool and exclusive spa area are further testament to the high appointment standard. The five apartments in the separate outbuilding open up various additional options for usage.
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The Oil Tycoon
J. Paul Getty was an enormously successful businessman and once considered the richest man in the world. He was less fortunate in his private life. With ﬁve broken marriages under his belt, he ruefully said “I would gladly give all my millions for just one marital success.” He also disinherited his family and left his fortune to the Getty Foundation, whose mission includes the preservation of architectural icons around the world.
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When J. Paul Getty died aged 83, his family was shocked. The richest man of his time whose love for the arts was legendary, he left his billions not to his heirs, but to the J. Paul Getty Museum Trust which he had founded 20 years previously. The unusual life of the oil tycoon and the Getty Foundation’s latest initiative, “Keeping it Modern,” dedicated to modern architecture – from Frank Lloyd Wright to Marcel Breuer. TEXT: Nana Gilbert PHOTOS: Getty Images & The J. Paul Getty Trust
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The Mysterious Mr. Getty
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Left: The 17-meter dining table has room for more than 60 guests. Getty would have his meals served here, even when he did not have company. This page: 1 J. Paul Getty cultivated Hollywood friendships and loved to surround himself with stars like Hungarian actress and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor 2 The oil magnate was renowned for hosting lavish parties and loved inviting people to feasts at his stately villa Sutton Place near London 3 Robina Lund, Getty’s British legal adviser and a trained pianist, often gave concerts for her boss in the library 5 J. Paul Getty lunching with Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands at Claridge’s in London 7 Getty with Robina Lund on a private tour of a summer exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts 8 The billionaire and his fifth wife, Louise Dudley Lynch.
“I take quiet pride in the knowledge that the profit I have made is used to reduce the number of cultural barbarians.” J. PAUL GETTY
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“Keeping It Modern” supports icons of modern architecture 1 The Einstein Tower observatory at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics in Potsdam, built by Erich Mendelsohn, 1921 2 + 6 The faculty of architecture at the University of São Paulo by João Batista Vilanova A rtigas and Carlos Cascaldi, 1969 3 Unity Temple in Illinois by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1908 4 Hill House in Scotland designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1904 5 The Gandhi Bhawan University building in India by Pierre Jeanneret, 1961 7 Saint John’s Abbey in Minnesota by Marcel Breuer, 1961 8 The Jewett Arts Center at Wellesley College in Massachusetts by Paul Rudolph, 1958 9 + 14 Arts Building and Cloister in Pennsylvania by George Nakashima, 1967 10 Strutt House in Canada by James Strutt, 1956 11 The Arthur Neiva Pavilion in Rio de J aneiro by Jorge Ferreira, 1942 12 Rietveld Schröder House by Gerrit Thomas Rietveld, 1924 13 Het Schip in Amsterdam by Michel de Klerk, 1920 15 Gropius House in Massachusetts by Walter Gropius, 1938.
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“Keeping It Modern”
does live – providing what is perhaps the only true continuity of man’s The oil billionaire was known as history,” he once said, and called himself an “incurable art addict.” Rather than using a strategic approach as he did in business, Getty an eccentric, a playboy and a genius – and a notorious miser. Getty made his first million at bought art on a whim. He tirelessly visited auctions, museums and the age of 23. He immediately decided to retire private collections around the world, and collected Greek and Roman to southern California that year, only to reenter statues, French Rococo furniture, and paintings by the Old Masters, from Renoir to Degas. Getty explained his motivation to open a musethe oil business two-and-half years later at full throttle. In his early twenties, he traveled the um in his autobiography: “Barbarians cannot be transformed into culworld. Apart from English, he spoke fluent Gertured, civilized human beings until they acquire an appreciation and man, French and Italian, and could also comlove for art. The transformation cannot take place until they have had municate in Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Greek. Getty had a weakan opportunity to be exposed to fine art.” In order to house his collecness for fast cars, luxury yachts and younger women. His pets included tion, he had a replica of the Roman Villa dei Papiri built in L.A., right German Shepherds, as well as lions. Among his friends were many on the Pacific Coast. The original, on which the present-day Getty VilHollywood stars like Zsa Zsa Gabor and Charlie Chaplin, but also polla is based, stood in the ancient city of Herculaneum and was buried iticians like U.S. presidents Franklin D. by volcanic ash. “I take quiet pride in the Roosevelt and Richard Nixon, powerful knowledge that much of the profit I have tycoons like Aristotle Onassis and Gianni personally made is used in an effort to reAgnelli, and aristocrats like Edward VIII. duce the number of cultural barbarians Constantly on the move for his internain our society,” he said, summing up his tional oil business, he lived in the finest feelings. Despite this, everyone was bafhotels around the world, before settling fled when he bequeathed almost his endown in 1959 at Sutton Place, a four-huntire fortune to the museum – especially his family, who tried and failed to overdred-year-old stately home near London. turn his will in court. Overnight, Getty The 72-room villa became renowned for wild parties – at the housewarming 2,500 had turned the museum, which until that invited guests celebrated until the small time had been relatively unknown, into the world’s wealthiest art institution. In hours of the morning. Its other source of notoriety was the public telephone booth, the 1990s, the billion-dollar J. Paul Getinstalled by Getty for his guests in order ty Trust and the museum moved into a modern new building designed by reto save money on phone bills. The wider world, however, only became nowned architect Richard Meier. aware of Getty in 1957, after an article in oday, the Getty Center is one of the most visited museums in the Fortune Magazine declared he was probably the world’s richest billionaire. He world, while the trust is a leading center for the research and preservation said he was greatly bothered by people constantly asking him for money – Getty of art and architecture. “At the time, J. would sometimes receive up to 3,000 begPaul Getty made his endowments availging letters from complete strangers evable with almost no restrictions. This is ery month – and by the fact that he was unusual and incredibly generous. The expected to leave huge tips. He said that it only condition is that anything we do Ingenious entrepreneur, ladies’ man and was not a question of the money, but one has to be of benefit to society and improve passionate art collector, J. Paul Getty immortalized it,” explains Antoine Wilmering, Senior of principle. “I never give to individuals. himself as a patron of the arts. Program Officer at the Getty Foundation. It is pointless and unsatisfying,” he once said. “If I were convinced that by giving away my fortune I could make “We work internationally and are bringing together scientists from a real contribution toward solving the problems of world poverty, I’d around the world. Our approach is global – just like Getty’s vision back then.” The foundation’s “Keeping It Modern” initiative, also managed give away 99.5 percent of all I have immediately. But a hard-eyed apby Wilmering, is international in scope. The trust is the only organipraisal of the situation convinces me this is not the case.” n contrast to his knack for the oil business and his sensational zation supporting modern architecture on a global scale. success, his private life saw him becoming entangled in scandal. Since 2014, grants have been awarded for the preservation of 10 to Getty married five times, with all his marriages ending in divorce. 15 masterpieces of modern architecture each year – from the Eames His family comprising five sons and 14 grandchildren was plagued by House in Los Angeles and a sanatorium by Alvar Aalto in Finland, to tragedy. His youngest son died at the age of 12 from a brain tumor, and the Sydney Opera House by Jørn Utzon. “Many people assume that his oldest allegedly committed suicide in his late forties. One of his these buildings do not require any support, which is why we started daughters-in-law died of a drug overdose, and his grandson John Paul KIM,” says Wilmering. There is hardly any funding for research into the preservation of modern architecture. At the time, experimental Getty III was kidnapped in 1973. At the time, the patriarch refused to pay the 16 million dollar ransom demanded by the kidnappers, wherematerials were used without any data about their lifespan, and so now upon they cut off his grandson’s right ear. In the end, Getty paid 2.8 expensive research is needed. This is the only way to save the iconic demillion dollars, and made his son pay him back part of the money plus signs. “The buildings of modern architecture reflect the transformainterest. He defended his decision: “I have 14 other grandchildren and tion of our world in the 20th century. With their innovative structures, if I pay one penny now, then I’ll have 14 kidnapped grandchildren!” architects have championed philosophical approaches,” says WilmerRather than through his oil empire, Getty immortalized himself ing. Preserving these embodiments of the modern era for the general with his passion for art, which would make him one of the most genpublic is likely to reduce the number of architectural philistines. And erous patrons in the history of art. “For me a work of art lives – yes it that is exactly what J. Paul Getty would have wanted.NG here is not much that J. Paul Getty missed out on in his life.
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Ninon Völkers, her mother Ingrid van Aalst (on the left), and the children attending the Agbetiko school that opened in 2010.
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Education plays a crucial part in improving the prospects of children in Africa. The not-for-profit Engel & Völkers Charity has set up an elementary school in the Togolese village of Agbetiko, in which 120 children are currently enrolled.
t all started with a trip to Africa in 2006, when
Ingrid van Aalst traveled to Togo in her capacity as an interpreter. The country on the Gulf of Guinea is predominantly agrarian – roughly two thirds of its population work in farming. While she was there, Ingrid van Aalst met Elias Ahadzi, a customs official, who invited her to his native village of A gbetiko, situated approximately 120 kilometers northeast of the capital Lomé. This visit brought about a complete change in van Aalst’s life, and inspired her to set herself some completely new goals. What she wanted most of all was to help the children in the village, many of whom were orphans. Over the next two years, van Aalst made repeated trips to Agbetiko, and ended up receiving a plot of land as a gift. Wanting to open an elementary school there, Ingrid van Aalst turned to her son-in-law Christian Völkers. “The whole thing started off as a kind of family project,” says Ninon Völkers, the president of the foundation. “My mother’s dedication to this venture inspired all of us and swept us right along. When the
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idea for the first school building started taking shape, we all sat together at home, drawing up the blueprints.” In May 2009, the foundations for the Engel & Völkers School were laid. Only one year later, the school opened. It had three classrooms, all constructed in the traditional way, with clay bricks. The children are taught subjects like math, as well as reading and writing in French, the country’s official language. But for them, French is their second language because they speak a variety of African dialects in their home villages. The original school building was only the first of many ideas, some of which have already been implemented. Others are still in the construction or planning stages. Next to the school, for example, an orphanage has been built to provide housing for students who no longer have parents to care for them. A second school building was completed last year. “In addition to the new building there is now also a threemeter-high wall protecting the entire property,” explains N inon Völkers. “The children’s safety is one of our primary concerns.” There All names and addresses on page 200.
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1 In Togo, school is often taught in simple shelters like these 2 Elias Ahadzi, a supporter of the school. His brother, the tribal chieftain in Agbetiko, provided the land 3 Ninon Völkers in the village of Agbetiko 4 Elementary school students in their uniforms
are plans to further intensify the involvement of the E ngel & Völkers Charity. “The next construction projects which we would like to implement include a cafeteria and an infirmary, as the nearest hospital is much too far away. In addition to this, we plan to build a secondary school, where farming and animal husbandry will be taught,” explains the charity’s president. “After that, the only thing that will be missing is an actual farm where students can put into practice what they’ve learned in the schoolroom.” he aim of the Engel & Völkers Charity is to provide help and support long-term, but also eventually to hand over the management of the project to the villagers themselves. “What we are doing is capacity building,” explains Ninon Völkers. “The project is meant to become a virtuous circle. The children will begin their education at the preschool and continue their schooling here until they graduate. Then they will start a vocational training program in which they will work on the farm – and later on, hopefully on their own plots of land. It is not only the children who will benefit from this, but the whole village. Incidentally, the villagers are very proud of what is happening here. We contribute to the sustainable devel-
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opment of this part of Togo, and in this way help to create a secure future for local people. At some point, we may be able to commit to another project, but we first want to complete this one in Agbetiko in an exemplary fashion.” That, however, is likely to take several more years. Apart from the plans which have not yet been implemented, the current elements of the project also need to be kept going. The ongoing costs are no longer limited to lighting maintenance and the regular repainting of the buildings, which is made necessary by the tropical climate with its rainy seasons. Other recurring fixed costs include school furniture, teachers’ salaries and the children’s school uniforms (fabrics and labor for making these are sourced from the village), as well as food and basic healthcare for the children. If at all possible, Engel & Völkers try to employ local men and women, for example as craftspeople or kitchen staff. Items which are not available in Agbetiko itself are obtained from the surrounding area, for example wood for the handmade school desks. “Agbetiko is in the middle of the bush,” says Ninon Völkers. “That’s why some things are difficult to organize, but the village is close to our hearts. And so we UA will continue to work for the children and their future.”
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The world’s biggest charity foundations
Which foundation gives the most worldwide, which ranks in the Top 20 for Europe, and who are the biggest benefactors overall? A list by the Amsterdam Center for Philanthropy Studies provides answers. TOP 20 PHILANTHROPISTS WORLDWIDE 2014 Rank
# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
0 0 0 1 5 5 -1 1 8 6 2 -4 -1 1 3 -12 3 -4 0 -11
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Wellcome Trust Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries “la Caixa“ Foundation Silicon Valley Community Foundation The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation The Walton Family Foundation Church Commissioners The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Open Society Foundations The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Andrew W. Mellon Foundation John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Atlantic Philanthropies VolkswagenStiftung Wells Fargo Foundation Bank of America Charitable Foundation W. K. Kellogg Foundation
USA UK Netherlands Spain USA USA USA UK USA USA USA USA USA USA Sweden UK (Bermuda) Germany USA USA USA
2000 1936 1989 1990 2007 1972 1987 1948 1964 2000 1979 1967 1969 1978 1917 1982 1961 1979 1985 1930
1956.10 564.80 428.20 292.80 185.50 182.40 272.60 207.30 136.00 140.20 162.70 192.10 163.50 149.50 121.40 329.20 116.53 156.50 118.00 186.80
2169.30 581.50 470.30 309.00 231.80 230.90 207.84 207.80 184.80 174.00 162.70* 151.90 149.00 146.00 137.40 136.70 136.20 119.60 114.50 110.00
*The Open Society Foundations failed to provide a 990 or other official document including financial information for the year 2013. However, since they did have an official 990 for the year 2012 available and unofficial reports indicated an increase in their charitable expenditures, we assumed an at least equal amount of charitable expenditures in the 2013 ranking for the purpose of completeness
# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
0 0 1 1 1 -3 0 0 1 3 1 -1 5 -5 0 4 -1 1 -5 -3
Wellcome Trust Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries “la Caixa“ Foundation Church Commissioners Knut and Alice Wallenburg Foundation Atlantic Philanthropies VolkswagenStiftung Compagnia di San Paolo IKEA Foundation Koning Boudewijnstichting (KBS) Fondazione CRT Robert Bosch Stiftung Children’s Investment Fund Foundation The Leverhulme Trust Garfield Weston Foundation Deutsche Fernsehlotterie Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt Riksbankens Jubileumsfond The Wolfson Foundation Bertelsmann Stiftung
UK Netherlands Spain UK Sweden UK (Bermuda) Germany Italy Sweden Belgium Italy Germany UK UK UK Germany Germany Sweden UK Deutschland
1936 1989 1990 1948 1917 1982 1961 1991 1982 1976 1991 1964 2003 1925 1958 1948 1990 1962 1955 1977
564.8 428.2 292.8 207.3 121.4 329.2 116.5 103.5 67.0 52.7 53.2 56.3 33.4 73.7 46.5 15.9 39.0 33.2 48.2 37,0
581.5 470.3 309.0 207.8 137.4 136.7 136.2 105.2 85.7 63.3 62.8 59.4 52.4 52,2 49.7 43.9 37.6 37.4 33.7 33,7
TOP 20 OVERALL PHILANTHROPISTS 2014 Rank
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Wellcome Trust Rockefeller Foundation Open Society Foundations Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries David and Lucile Packard Foundation Atlantic Philanthropies John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Andrew W. Mellon Foundation W. K. Kellogg Foundation VolkswagenStiftung William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Fondazione Cariplo Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Deutsche Fernsehlotterie Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt Li Ka Shing Foundation Robert Bosch Stiftung Ford Foundation
USA UK USA USA Netherlands USA UK (Bermuda) USA USA USA Germany USA Italy Sweden USA Germany Germany China Germany USA
Total donations (billions)
2000 1936 1913 1979 1989 1964 1982 1978 1969 1930 1961 1966 1991 1917 2000 1948 1990 1980 1964 1936
19.250 10.100 8.953 7.035 5.178 4.157 4.157 3.517 3.473 3.429 3.566 2.660 1.869 1.707 1.658 1.401 1.273 1.190 1.019 0.895
SOURCE: CITY AM WORLD CHARITY INDEX 2014 BY THE CENTER FOR PHILANTHROPY STUDIES AT THE VU UNIVERSITY IN AMSTERDAM
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