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Picasso, Matisse & Miró The magical village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence
Frédéric Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen celebrate their way of life in Provence
Craftsmanship with symbolic power. A factory visit
DAVID HOLDER Sweet seduction. How the president of Ladurée made the macaron world famous
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n Hamburg, my hometown, I live in close proximity to the Elbe River. The river bank is the perfect place for a leisurely stroll that allows you to collect your thoughts and develop new ideas while gazing across the water. So I can understand quite well why all around the world, waterfront living has become one of the most exclusive and sought-after real estate options – and nowhere else are you closer to water than on a yacht. I am fascinated by the ever-growing trend towards these “floating homes.” They allow you to dis-
cover new and exciting destinations every day within the privacy and luxurious surroundings of your own home. Moorings in prestigious marinas can command prices per square meter comparable to those of real estate in desirable locations. Factors such as a particularly exclusive location and well-developed infrastructure also determine price levels. This year Marbella’s Puerto Banús marina tops the ranking of Europe’s most expensive moorings compiled by Engel & Völkers. The marina charges berthing rates of around € 4,200 a day during peak season. To my mind, a visit to the French Riviera is an essential part of the yachting season. Cannes, Saint-Tropez and many other coastal resorts allow you to enjoy French savoir-vivre, while the regions further inland delight with picturesque landscapes. To me, the scent of the countless fields of lavender is inextricably linked to the Côte d’Azur. At roughly € 2,200 and € 2,000 a day respectively, the Saint-Tropez Cruise Port and the Marina Port Vauban in Antibes are among the priciest marinas in the Mediterranean. The connection between the world of yachting and the real estate industry is more noticeable today than ever. Nowadays, numerous well-known architects and interior designers are dedicated to designing and fitting out yachts. They provide them with custom-made interiors and living areas that can compete with any lavish onshore property. Those who prefer their home on terra firma will find a selection of the most stunning real estate from around the world in this edition of GG.
PHOTO: CHRISTIAN SCHOPPE
Je ne sais quoi … … is one of those wonderful French sentences that expresses the fascination with what we simply cannot put into words. In this issue we are focusing on inspiring personalities whose work brings out nothing but that special feeling. They run companies and create things that enrich our lives with excellence and finesse. Like David Holder, who took over the then one and only Ladurée café in Paris when he was just 25 years young, to eventually expand globally and transform the delicate and delicious Ladurée macaron into a coveted and often copied lifestyle product. Meghan Markle recently celebrated her baby shower in one of the pastel-colored Ladurée cafés in New York City. Jacques Garcia, the famous interior designer (think Hôtel Costes) who resides in a magnificent chateau in Normandy, also created the interior of Holder’s first Ladurée salon on the Champs-Élysées. The extraordinary light on the Mediterranean coast near Saint-Paul-de-Vence inspired Picasso, Matisse and even Giacometti. Today, the Fondation Maeght and the hotel and restaurant La Colombe d’Or draw art aficionados from all over the world to the French Riviera. Not far away in Aix en Provence, Shirin von Wulffen and Frédéric Fekkai relax and work at their bastide, their refuge and lovely vacation home and lately also the inspiration for a new business venture.
PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN SCHOPPE (1), MAURITIUS IMAGES / ALAMY (1)
In the spirit of Vive la France! Yours,
For her movie Marie Antoinette (starring actress Kirsten Dunst, photo), American film director Sofia Coppola asked Ladurée for help with the pastries for some of the lavish scenes. As a result, the company became known all over the world. Today, L adurée also sells candles, teas and even makeup!
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THANK YOU CONTRIBUTORS
KAREN HOWES Karen Howes is a specialist in many areas, including interior design. She has written several books, including Luxury Minimal, which was published by Thames & Hudson in 2012. One of Europe’s leading photography agents, she also represents some of the world’s best photographers. For this issue, Karen organized our cover shoot with David Holder in Paris.
MARIE-CLAIRE SANGOUARD Marie-Claire Sangouard has worked in real estate for twenty years. For the last seven, she has been responsible at Engel & Völkers for the Côte d’Azur, from Saint- Tropez to Menton. Marie-Claire grew up near Lyon. As a child, she was already dreaming of a life by the sea selling houses – like that in the village of Mougins.
JUAN MORENO Juan Moreno is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. Born to immigrants from Andalusia, Spain, he grew up with his mother’s hearty cooking. Later, while studying economics in Florence, he fell in love with Italian food. Never much a fan of “grande cuisine,” he changed his mind after attending the food festival The Epicure at the hotel The Dolder Grand in Zurich.
SILKE BENDER Silke Bender knows France like the back of her hand. A freelance writer, she lives in Paris and Berlin. Silke contributed two stories to this issue of GG. She spoke with interior designer Jacques G arcia at his office in Paris and visited trunk maker Patrick-Louis Vuitton at his great-great-grandfather’s house.
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Irish portrait photographer Simon Watson has lived for more than 25 years in New York, where Shirin von Wulffen and Frédéric Fekkai also live with their children. Simon’s photographs of the couple’s vacation home near Aix-en-Provence are so beautiful, they make you want to head straight for Provence. See for yourself, starting on page 54.
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AT HOME Picasso and Matisse left their mark at the La Colombe d’Or hotel in the village of SaintPaul-de-Vence, high above Nice.
20 The gourmet food festival The Epicure
attracts the world’s best chefs to Zurich.
26 Off beat art: cool design highlights in v ibrant colors.
28 The chief designers at Nina R icci:
Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh.
30 Impossibly French: a style guide for creating that casual Parisian look.
32 These trendy tricolor items for him are luxuriously French.
AT HOME Ladurée boss David Holder in his café on the Champs-Élysées. He was only 25 when he decided to conquer the world with macarons.
34 Understated and stylish: must-have
interiors for that particular French flair.
MAN Fins ahoy! Stylish, fish-shaped “Bluefin Tuna” clock from the Bonito label.
AT HOME DAVID HOLDER
38 Triumph of the macarons: The unconventional Ladurée boss David Holder has created a global luxury brand.
AT HOME The garden of the Champ de Bataille château in Normandy – a project close to designer Jacques Garcia’s heart.
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46 Cool opulence: Star designer Jacques
Garcia creates the interiors of legendary hotels and restaurants.
54 Shirin von Wulffen and Frédéric
ekkai’s cosmetics label Bastide brings F the feeling of Provence to the world.
62 The Fondation Maeght and the hotel La Colombe d’Or in Saint-Paul-de-Vence attract visitors from around the globe.
PHOTOS: DOUGLAS FRIEDMAN (1), PROSPER ASSOULINE (1), FLAMMARION/ÉRIC SANDER (1)
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196 A visit to fifth-generation trunk maker Patrick-Louis Vuitton.
200 GG Magazine in Paris and New York: on tour with Dr. Barbara Sturm.
206 Gems and curiosities for your coffee table or nightstand – plus a piece of literary furniture.
ART & DESIGN Pop art cushions by Studio Somtum.
210 Desert rose: Jean Nouvel designed the
WOMAN Mega Minnie Mouse: 147-centimeter sculpture designed by Leblon Delienne.
TRAVEL Top chefs work their magic, right down to the smallest detail.
EDITOR’S LETTER ADDRESSES
8 A foreword to the new issue. 10 Je ne sais quoi … 208 Where we got it all: names,
addresses and manufacturers.
PHOTOS: SIMON WATSON (1), THE DOLDER GRAND, DAVID BIEDERT (1)
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TRAVEL ART & DESIGN INTERVIEW WOMAN MAN LOOK
Japanese star chef Yosuke Suga (flanked by his kitchen crew here) is a master of French cuisine.
When three-star chef Heinz Beck and two-star chef Heiko Nieder put their heads together, their teams turn out what look like works of art.
Cooking up a Storm Food festival The Epicure at the uber-luxury hotel The Dolder Grand in Zurich is a must for gourmets. Every year, the worldâ€™s most brilliant chefs come together here to cook. The people who benefit most from this festival are the ignoramuses, as Juan Moreno discovered. A paean to great cooking. PHOTOS: The Dolder Grand, David Biedert
1 Yosuke Suga and Heiko Nieder. In Japan, Suga is a regular guest on cooking shows. It’s practically impossible to book a table at Sugalabo, his restaurant in Tokyo 2 The Epicure program includes master classes. Aficionados can explore the world of premium tequila 3 There are 129 three-star restaurants in the world; all of the visiting chefs are from three-star institutions 4 Everyone at The Dolder Grand in Zurich knows that the details count because food has to be a feast for the eye as well 5 The key skills of a truly great chef are concentration, precision and consistency 6 Tweezers instead of ladles: The presentation has to be immaculate.
y wife is a fairly well known restaurant critic. She has opinions on things I didn’t even know you could have opinions on. She knows exactly if she fancies Ibérico pork cheek with two kinds of parsley or whether she would prefer the terrine with mistletoe and jellied shiso consommé. The chartreuse of quail breast and goose liver served with an apple and gewürztraminer jelly also sounds good, but she would first have to know who was manning the finishing table, in other words the person responsible for deciding whether a particular dish is up to the high standards of the kitchen. It goes without saying that she would know the name of the chef and where he had previously worked. Let me be brutally honest: a wife like this can be a problem. Ignorance has never stopped me from having an opinion – and writing about it too. I wouldn’t have become a journalist otherwise. The problem is that I secretly live in terror that my proud defense of a slightly charred Neapolitan pizza as the pinnacle of culinary achievement could, in fact, be based on what my wife bluntly calls my “benightedness.” I could sense that my jokes about overly fussy French cooking merely showed that I lacked the necessary insight. And I dimly remembered reading a sentence somewhere: “If you really know France you may smile at the description ‘grande nation’, but never, ever at the term ‘grande cuisine.’”
like a lot of money soon slipped into proportion when I chatted to the waiter last year at the festival. I had drunk two flutes of a delicious Champagne, whose name I had no intention of remembering, and I asked the question that probably only an idiot of my caliber even thinks about asking: The “how-much” question. I cleared my throat, leaned forward to the waiter who was in the processes of taking away my glass and muttered: “Excuse me, but, um, how much did that cost?” The man considered briefly, as if he was deliberating whether to answer at all. Then he replied: “I would say around 100 Swiss francs. Wholesale. Provided you can even get it.” ou may have realized by now that I am no gourmet, which is why the name of the man who was cooking that evening meant nothing to me: Heinz Beck. It’s a bit like writing about soccer and not knowing who Lothar Matthäus is. Beck is executive chef at the only three-star restaurant in Rome, La Pergola. He also manages several other restaurants, including in Dubai, in London and elsewhere around the world. Beck, with whom I ended up getting wasted at the hotel bar, greatly impressed me. I suddenly understood why gourmets make such a song and dance about food. I have forgotten what the name of the course was, but as long as I live I will never forget the tortellini Beck served. The plate was a work of art, a landscape; very pretty, I thought, but essentially it’s just a plate of tortellini. Your basic pasta. I lived in Italy for a while and thought I knew what pasta should taste like. Reader: never in my life have I eaten such sublime tortellini. Silky soft with a perfect, thin layer of pasta enveloping an astonishingly good duck filling. At this point, my wife o I was delighted when would launch into an explosion of well-chosen adjectives. All I this fearless magazine asked me whether I can say is that it was incredible. This evening was a revelawould be interested in writA fairy-tale castle with a view over Lake Zurich: The Dolder Grand is ing about a food festival of tion: The festival is not about one of the world’s finest hotels. Every year in September, international superlatives in Switzerland. good food – it’s about perfecMichelin-starred chefs gather here for the food festival The Epicure. tion. About brilliance. One of The event brings master the chefs last year was Y osuke Suga, former apprentice of Chef of the chefs from around the world to one of the world’s most fabulous Century Joel Robuchon and owner of Sugalabo in Tokyo. Twenty seats, hotels, the five-star The Dolder Grand in Zurich. The man, nay force behind the event is Heiko Nieder, a gifted chef and head of members only and usually open only a few days a month. In Japan, Suga The Restaurant at the hotel. Nieder, who has two Michelin stars is revered as a culinary master. under his belt, is a pleasant, thoughtful man you wouldn’t hesitate I have a very simply definition for brilliance: Something truly brilfor a second to entrust a diplomatic mission to. Walking through liant will be recognized as such by anyone, even rank amateurs. Even the hotel with him takes an eternity because regulars are constantif you’ve never watched a soccer match in your life, you immediately ly coming up to tell him what a blissful evening they have enjoyed sense that Maradona was a genius. If you’ve never listened to music, you’ll still understand why The Beatles were so seminal. You don’t have in his restaurant. The name of the food festival is The Epicure, and this year it takes to understand art to recognize Van Gogh’s uniqueness. Beck is said to place September 3 through 8. The second part of the event’s name make the best pasta in the world, and even someone like myself can tell. modestly declares it to be Days of Culinary Masterpieces. There are This year, the invitees to the exclusive culinary festival include Alain any number of foodie events worldwide, but very, very few celebrate Passard, Christian Jürgens, Alvin Leung and Esben Holmboe Bang. the art of cooking at such a dizzy height. The line-up is stellar. Some These are names that bring tears to the eyes of people like my wife; evenings, and particularly those featuring guest chefs who have come I, on the other hand, have no idea who these people are. They all especially from Asia or the U.S., are sold out on the spot. have three Michelin stars. Don’t get me wrong: I still love pizza with a charred crust. I am not about to hang a poster of an ImpressionThis year’s event is the sixth, but the procedure is always very simiist painting in my office or pick “Let it be” as my ringtone. But The lar. You book an evening meal and a visiting chef – always with three stars – joins Nieder in the kitchen. Together, they create and serve a diEpicure showed me a whole world I never knew existed. It isn’t a gourvine meal accompanied by the finest wines. Cheap it ain’t, with a meal met festival, even though the food is so good that you find yourself recosting nearly 600 Swiss francs per person. However, what sounded living it months later. No, this festival is a lesson in humility.
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ROSE-TINTED We’ve fallen in love with the new looks and clean designs of Fendi’s Spring/Summer 2019 collection. Even on a rainy day, the classic “Fendi Glass” sunglasses with their copper-colored frame and glitter inset are sure to put you in a summery mood.
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Rising Stars Gone are the days when Paris fashion houses would entrust a creative reboot only to established names. Dutch designers Rushemy Botter, 32, and Lisi Herrebrugh, 28, are the ultimate young Parisian power couple. They are chief designers at Nina Ricci and at their own menswear label: Botter. Ms. Herrebrugh, Mr. Botter, only last year you were both still unknown, albeit graduate, fashion designers. Then you entered the finals for the LVMH Prize and won at the Hyères Fashion Festival. What
So much that we have trouble believing it ourselves. Only four months after all of these things, we started as creative directors at Nina Ricci, moved from Antwerp to Paris and took along our creation, Botter. We will be presenting our second collection for Nina Ricci at Fashion Week in September, and in January 2020, we will have our debut at Fashion Week Men’s with our first official Botter show. has happened since then?
Viktor & Rolf won in Hyères in 1993, Anthony Vaccarello, now chief designer at Yves Saint Lauren, in 2006. But nobody’s career has been as meteoric as yours. How do you explain this? We really can’t (both laugh). RB: Lisi graduated only three years ago, I myself graduated just one and a half years back. There are so many talented designers who end up going from one internship to another. We were just very lucky. How does your men’s fashion, which takes a critical look at societal issues, fit together with the feminine, romantic style of Nina Ricci?
Why is it important to you to address political issues like migration,
1 Rushemy Botter (left) and Lisi Herrebrugh are chief designers at Nina Ricci and at their own Botter menswear label 2 Last year, the pair won the Hyères Fashion Festival’s €15,000 Grand Prize 3 + 4 The environment and the impact of plastic waste on it play an important part in the work of the young designers, including in their latest Botter collection. 3
marine pollution and overfishing with your Bot-
We look at fashion as a chronicle of our times. And we both have Caribbean backgrounds – Curaçao and the Dominican Republic – where the problems are very apparent. The same is true for Paris. It’s a magnificent city, but there are many homeless people. All this influences our work. And how much of Botter is part of Nina Ricci? For Nina Ricci we adopted a slightly different approach, shutting ourselves away in the company archives in order to get an understanding of the brand. We did this to find the things we want to develop further, and to stay true to the aspirations of the fashion house, and our own. It’s a process of careful filtering. With Botter, we can be much more daring. Striking a fine balance is extremely exciting to us. Eagle-eyed observers will notice that small elements have found their way from Botter into the Nina Ricci collections. ter label?
The two of you are also partners in the romantic
sense. How did the decision to work as a team come about? LH: It happened organically after we moved
in together. Rushemy has a more atmospheric approach to fashion. He loves storytelling, colors and being playful with details. I’m more interested in the technical aspects like cuts, volumes and materials. At first we just helped each other out, but then we discovered that we work better together.
INTERVIEW: SILKE BENDER; PHOTOS: LEON MARK / COURTESY OF NINA RICCI (1), COURTESY OF NINA RICCI (3)
We were wondering the same thing in the beginning. But the idea of bringing together things that are not obviously connected appealed to us immediately. That’s also how we see our own approach to fashion design. And we reckoned that if Nina Ricci called us, of all people, they were open to trying something new.
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8 MOONLIKE Sparkling earrings set with gray moonstone and a diamond. T amara Comolli, € 2,990.
2 FACE ART Grab attention with designer sunglasses “Macadam” from Stromboli Associates, approx. € 40.
3 NUANCED No color experiments on the runway, just a relaxed mix of fabrics. A gnès B., price on request. 4 WARMING Printed shawl “Muro” is made of cashmere and silk. It will keep you cozy when the weather gets chilly. Akris, € 640. 5 ELEGANT The tricolor card case “Walden” will let you carry your cards in style. Chloé, € 180.
10 C’EST CHIC The elegant pumps “Aveline 100” put the finishing touch to every outfit. Jimmy Choo, € 775. 11 GUIDE TO... Paris! This stylish book will tell you exactly what to do and see. Cereal, € 16.99.
6 MOUSIE This cute 147 cm statuette of Minnie Mouse will grace any corner of the room. Resin, Leblon Delienne, € 6,800. 7 FRENCH … press! Make brewed coffee the traditional way with this ceramic press by Yield Design Co.
9 FRAGRANT The marble-enclosed “Alexandrie” candle is scented with lemon and has notes of ginger, black current and mint. Buly 1803, € 130.
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12 ROUNDED Modest but chic, the “Nicole” handbag is perfect for a day out in the French capital. Sézane, € 270. 13 CLASSIC Scent “Paris-Ve nise” conjures up summer nights in the city of love. Chanel, from € 77. 14 IDEAL This superlightweight hard case holds absolutely everything. Roam, approx. € 445.
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1 LUMINOUS The suspended lamp “Carmen” recalls the look of the classic pleated skirt. Hartô, € 649.
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Blue, white and red are the colors of the French flag, but they lend a touch of class elsewhere too. 1 1
7 TRÈS CHIC Cruise up and down the French Riviera in the stylish, blue metallic Lamborghini Urus for approximately € 204,000.
2 BLANC The Winter 2019 collection’s laidback look will go straight from the Paris Fashion Week runway into your closet. From Ami Alexandre Mattiussi, price on request. 3 ALL-IN-ONE Keeps everything tidy and your hands nice and clean. Bathroom set from Seletti, approx. € 60. 4 NAUTICAL Fish clock “Kohaku Koi” marks the seconds with its tail. By Bonito, approx. € 89.
11 TRICOLOR If you’re going to make a statement, do it with French colors! From not just a shop, approx. € 7.50. 12 STAY TUNED Whether it’s French rap or the national anthem, everything sounds better with the wireless headphones “Beats Solo3.” Beats by Dre, approx. € 300.
5 GO READ! These classic geometric shapes will keep you on the right page. Brass bookmark from Octaevo, € 14.50. 6 LA LUNE Pale and round like the moon: “Luna Orizzontale” floor lamp by Gio Ponte. Tato, from approx. € 925.
9 DEJA VU “Rotary Tray” is Jasper Morrison’s re-interpretation of the traditional etagere. Vitra, € 49. 10 SANTÉ! Stylish greeting cards with cocktail recipes. Crispin Finn, € 3.90 each.
8 SOUVENIR This pretty leather sticker was made to remind you where you belong. Globe-Trotter, approx. € 56.
13 BE SEATED Red chair “Chiavari“ features an embroidered cat. Take a break! Gucci, € 2,250.
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1 PETITS AMIS Who needs animal prints when you can have animal shapes? The “Elephant” and “Duck” vases by Folkifunki are characters in their own right. Via Vista Alegre, from € 358.
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1 STURDY “Tibicolor” tray made of printed maple and leather. Hermès, € 600 2 CLEAR LINES and bright colors are the calling card of star designer Guillaume Alan 3 DELECTABLE The “Panier” basket by Inga Sempé is perfect for holding fresh bread rolls, via HAY, approx. € 47 4 SMOOTH “Ura” wall mirror designed by Pierre Charpin, via Ligne Roset, from € 454 5 COZY These candlesticks by Another Country create a homey feel, from ap-
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President & “Dream Leader” David Holder in his biggest Ladurée café on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
One of his smartest moves: the Ladurée gift boxes. David Holder engages known artists and designers to collaborate with his brand.
Out of the He is the rock star of pastry chefs. David Holder was only 25 when he decided to the son of a baker’s family from Lille owns 85 Ladurée boutiques and cafés in more transformed the traditional family business into one of the most admired luxury brands.
Box … conquer the world with the Ladurée macaron. Today, than 30 countries, employs 1,400 people and has
TEXT & PRODUCTION: Michaela Cordes PHOTOS: Douglas Friedman
David Holder spent two years refurbishing his largest Ladurée café – a 7,000-square-meter salon on the Champs-Élysées in Paris.
“We are fifth generation bakers – of course I wanted to follow this tradition!” DAVID HOLDER
t’s nine in the morning on the Champs-Élysées in the biggest Ladurée café in Par-
is. People are already coming and going in the elegant, two-story salon. Not only tourists are enjoying breakfast at tables covered with white tablecloths. Meeting up at Ladurée is something real Parisians enjoy just as much. Downstairs in the pastry shop, several Ladurée waiters are sorting the freshly delivered macarons and putting the delicious looking tartlets on display. The air is filled with the delightful smell of powdered sugar, ground almonds and crispy croissants. “Bonjour!,” says David Holder, the man who is responsible for all this deliciousness. His look is more rock star than businessman: with his hair reaching to his shoulders and a big smile, he reaches out one hand with big silver rings gleaming on his fingers. Ladurée President and “Dream Leader” it says in gold letters on his business card. “This place has a lot of emotional meaning for me,” the Frenchman tells me and leads me through the spacious rooms of the very first café he created and that once served as offices for Japan Airlines. “When I saw this space all those years ago, I got goose bumps. I knew right away that this was the place from which I would be able to make my dream come true.” The dawn of a sweet revolution that started nearly 25 years ago… Monsieur Holder – Ladurée macarons have conquered the world as a result of your passion. You were only 25 when you purchased the traditional Ladurée café. Founded in 1862, it was the only one at the time and situated on the Rue Royale in Paris. Today, your delicate almond pastries come in all colors of the rainbow and are available in 80 Ladurée boutiques in 30 countries. You employ 1,400 staff and personally visit three cities a week to further the international expansion of your company. What’s the source of your seemingly unbri-
dled passion and boundless energy? I think I inherited my passion from my father’s side of the family. Susanne, my grandmother, was a legendary personality in our first bakery, the only one in Lille back then. No one was a better sales person than she, and nobody could make our customers happier. My grandmother loved her work – you could feel it. My father had a deep-seated passion, too. I think we’re just a very creative family, always full of ideas. You grew up in Lille, a small city in northern France. What was your childhood like? It
was very simple. We only had one bakery and lived a modest but happy life. My father was the baker and my mother helped him in the bakery. In the ’70s, my father starting expanding and opened PAUL bakeries throughout France. I remember my childhood as being very happy, and even though both of my parents worked, they still always had time for my sister, my brother and me. Shortly before he turned 50, your father took you aside and urged you to learn the baker’s trade. What was your response? That was
the beginning of my career. I was 20 years old and had just finished my degree in finance and global management in Paris. When my father approached me, I had actually been planning to do a master’s degree in the U.S. My father was 49, his own father had died suddenly at 51 after a similarly tough life as a baker, and so he was worried that he might die young as well. He said: Please spend two years with me so I can teach you everything you need to know about the trade. I didn’t hesitate for long because I felt what a gift it was to be able to learn from my father. And it was important to him because he was only 17 when he lost his father and had to learn the trade himself. He wanted to spare me this experience. What was your dream back then, what did you want to do with your life? I had
known from the age of 14 that I wanted to be a
aker. Watching my father, and before him my grandmother, take the b family business forward, was inspirational. I also knew that it would one day be my task to expand worldwide. My grandmother worked in our only shop in Lille, my father opened 50 to 70 bakeries throughout France and I quite naturally assumed that my generation would be the one to go international. Can you describe your first steps? The first thing we did when I joined the business was to close half of our bakeries because we were operating under different logos and different management. In 1993 we did a relaunch with the new design concept – the black facade – that all bakery-cafés share. That was the rebirth of the PAUL brand. Let’s return to when you were 20 and decided to become a baker in accordance with your father’s wishes. What do you remember from those days? That was the hardest time of my life. I wasn’t used to physical work for 17 hours at a stretch. In the first few weeks I lost seven kilos! My shift started at 11 pm with the preparation of the bread dough, the fermentation and division into loaves. All of that took seven hours, and we hadn’t even started baking yet. As soon as the bread was done, I started on the pastries that we baked all day long in order to have enough to sell during opening hours and also to deliver to restaurants and hotels. When you’re finished baking, you have to clean up and everything has to be clinically clean. I didn’t sleep for more than three or four hours a night, grabbed dinner whenever I could and only rarely had time to meet friends for a drink. After you had finished your training, your father did something unexpected. Instead of handing the family business over to you, he held on to it himself. How did you react? Impatiently! I
didn’t understand it right away, but I soon came to realize that my father and I were too alike and that having two strong personalities in the same company just wouldn’t work. Then luckily, almost like a miracle, Ladurée fell into our lap.
Before you bought the elegant café, you knew it well because your family had been going there for lunch every Saturday for about the last ten years …
Oh yes, it was a family tradition to meet at Ladurée in the Rue Royale for lunch ever since I left Lille to go to Paris to study. That was in 1985. When we took over in 1993, we had been
already loyal customers at Ladurée for eight years. And you were only 25! Back then, there was only one Ladurée, the café in the Rue Royale, but the owners couldn’t decide on a successor and turned to your family for advice. What interested you about the project?
I already had a vision of selling macarons worldwide and turning Ladurée into an international brand. My family decided to purchase 51% of the shares; 49% remained with the Ladurée family – for seven years, initially. Then we took over entirely. I spent two intense years from 1993 to 1995 learning all there was to know about the company and incorporating its DNA into my blood until I had grasped every imaginable detail about the traditional business from its company culture to its baking secrets. Can you give us an idea of how far Ladurée has come since then by divulging how many macarons were sold every day in the Rue Royale and how many you produce today? Oh, I cannot say for sure, but let me
think: In 1993 that one café in Paris must have sold about 1500 macarons a day. Today that number has grown to 18,000 a day worldwide… It says on your website (www.laduree.com) that you also accept
effect on my team. It’s also quite a lot of fun to be able to say, like I did a few days ago, that I have a board meeting to attend. The immediate response is always: Oh, so you now have investors? And I answer: Yes, my team! I really do have a team of ten people who are very important to the company and include my pastry chef and CEO. They are the ones who make Ladurée what it is every day and who are essential to our success. I call them my dream team and they’re my only investors. A couple of years ago I asked them if they would like to own 5% of the company and whether they would be prepared to invest money in it based on the evaluations carried out by independent experts every year. To my surprise, they came up with nearly two million euros, for which some of my staff even borrowed money from the bank! How long have you been working with your team? Some of the staff have worked for the company for three or four years but most of them have been with us for 10 to 15. When you are on the lookout for new international partners so as to open further Ladurée shops and cafés, do you still jump on a plane yourself to go to meet them in person?
online orders. Is it true that you deliver to people’s doors in some countries? Yes, it’s
a relatively new project that my sister Elisabeth has embarked on (Editor’s note: Elisabeth Holder is responsible for the U.S. side of the business). She sold a million more macarons in the U.S. in just the first eight months! Meanwhile, we’re testing the concept in France and England and are hoping to expand it further. Why do you produce macarons in two different countries? The ones you sell in France are produced in France whereas the ones you sell around the world are produced in your factory in Switzerland.
“I inherited my passion from my father’s side of the family. No one could make customers happier or was a better sales person than my grandmother.”
That’s right, nobody goes first but me. I need to be able to get a feeling for exactly whom we will be working with and for the location as well. I’ve also learned from past mistakes in this regard. There was a time when I would sign a contract for a place that I hadn’t actually visited myself, but those businesses didn’t turn out to be sustainable. The more unfamiliar a market is to me, the more time I spend there. I was recently in Shanghai, China, for an entire week, for instance, and will be leaving for Japan in about two weeks. We want to open new locations in Kyoto and Tokyo.
When Do you work with franchise partI decided nine years ago to expand ners at all of your Ladurée locaDAVID HOLDER Ladurée internationally, I had to tions? We’ve decided to go with the franchise model almost everydo some restructuring. To safeguard the company, I created anothwhere, with the exception of Great er pillar on which to stand. Labor Britain (as it’s a European country), Switzerland and the U.S., where we strikes are a common occurrence in France and I couldn’t afford the risk, so I went searching for invest ourselves. We work with franchise partners in every couna place where the quality of food and the quality of the raw matetry where, for political or religious reasons, we would otherwise rials was very much like it is in France. There’s a reason that the run a risk because we are simply too unfamiliar with the local culture. But I very much enjoy having contact with people whose world’s best chocolate comes from Switzerland! I’ve often asked myself why that is. Are the cows happier there than culture is initially unfamiliar and learning from them. In Asia, elsewhere in the world? They most certainly are! I’ve been living in for instance, we will be giving our interiors a more contemporary Switzerland myself for the last nine years, near Gruyere, and I can aslook. We’ve learned that many customers there are put off by insure you – it’s paradise: the mountains, the fresh, clean air, the hapteriors that have been decorated in the style of the 18th and 19th centuries because they think such places will be far too expenpy people! And of course the quality of the things that I can buy locally – it’s absolutely fantastic. In addition, I have found people there sive and intimidating. So we will retain the Ladurée DNA but, at who couldn’t be happier to work for Ladurée. Every time I visit our the same time, make the stores more accessible for young people. roughly 8,000 square-meter factory where we employ around 100 How do you train your new Ladurée partners in Paris before they staff, it’s a celebratory event. open their cafés? All of our pastry chefs are from France. We train Today, some 1400 people in Paris and Switzerland work for Ladurée the teams and key managers for several weeks or even months, dewhich, like PAUL (comprising 450 bakeries in France), belongs to pending how qualified they were when they were hired. I also have the Holder group, in other words, your family. You, the “Dream Leadan international management team that travels around the world to er” and president, have nevertheless invited your core team to acensure that all of our products always reflect the same quality and quire a stake in your company. Why? I think this has a motivational excellence. I would say that that is one of my biggest challenges right
Confectionery haute couture that looks and tastes exquisite: LadurĂŠe macarons, macaron pistachio pastries and Ispahan pastries.
French connection. Emmanuel de Bayser (right), owner of The Corner, convinced Holder to try his luck a second time in Berlin.
now. Expansion is easy, but having reason to be proud of each and every Ladurée store – that’s my challenge! Is conquering the Asian market your next big hurdle? Absolutely – and certainly the biggest in all of our company history. Ladurée macarons come in 10 standard varieties (and five seasonal ones). Which is your favorite flavor? Orange blossom, which was actually developed as a temporary, seasonal flavor. At the time it was on offer, I was negotiating business with my friend the Prince of Kuwait. In Paris, he bought five or six boxes of macarons as a gift for his mother – but only one flavor: orange blossom! I asked him why he only wanted one kind, telling him that it was only a temporary flavor. When I later flew to Kuwait to sign the contract, he refused, saying: I’m not signing. At first I was a little bit angry because I had flown half way around the world for this, but then I understood that he had a plan. He gave me a piece of paper and a pen, saying: I’ll only sign the contract if you promise to include orange blossom in your regular collection of Ladurée macarons. It’s the only way to make my mother happy! What shall I say: I signed that paper, naturally.
Looking into the future, where do you see your company 25 years from now?
I think the future of Ladurée will be exciting. I spoke to the press the other day to announce the launch of our first vegan Ladurée café in L.A. We’re opening on July 24, 2019. The traditional food will still be available, of course, but there will also be a vegetarian option. This mostly applies to the prepared dishes at the café. We will also be launching a superfood macaron with acai and other macarons with superfood ingredients, as well as vegan cakes, for instance a chocolate cake made with coconut milk. I’ve been a vegetarian for 20 years, but I never wanted to make my personal choice the company religion. The world has changed a lot in the last ten years, however, and I think it’s now time for Ladurée to begin offering customers vegan and vegetarian alternatives. Of course it helps to know from my own experience how good this lifestyle is – for our health and for our planet. Last fall, after failing the first time ten years ago, you made a second attempt to set up shop in Berlin and opened a Ladurée shop in the Charlottenburg district, in the concept store The Corner. What do macarons and fashion have
in common? Several years ago, my friends from the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin said to me: David, you have to come with us and open a LaIn Paris, it’s fashionable to meet at Ladurée shop in our space. I wasn’t famildurée for breakfast, brunch, lunch or iar with Germany at the time and had tea. In New York – thanks, certainly, to never been to Berlin. For the first time the American teen drama series “Gosin my career, I didn’t visit the location sip Girl,” – your Ladurée cafés have myself before opening a shop. I still rebecome hip meeting places for female member the day I arrived and saw my millennials. That’s true! Eighty percent shop in the basement beside the food of our customers are female, and they’re court. I knew immediately that it would getting younger every day. That’s why be closing very soon again. And that’s we expanded our range of products last exactly what happened. Sharing space with The Corner made much more summer to include, in addition to pastries, teas and scented candles as well sense to me because we were both sellas makeup and perfume with a macaing the same lifestyle. Our customers ron scent. don’t just come to buy pastries, they You made headlines a few months back come for the experience! That’s why we when Meghan Markle, Duchess of Susalways boost our brand by collaboratsex, secretly held a baby shower in New ing with people in the arts and fashion. Fun fact: Ladurée belongs to the Holder f amily We regularly create limited edition gift York in your Ladurée café in SoHo. Were since 1993. But David Holder’s ten-person manageyou notified in advance that a royal visboxes with designers and artists such ment team holds a 5% stake in Ladurée. itor was coming? Of course! The secuas Pharell Williams, Solange Azagurity aspect alone is reason enough to inform me. But it’s not like ry-Partridge or Vera Wang. We even developed a small collecyou’re told weeks ahead of time. The idea is probably to prevent too tion of macarons with the performance artist Marina Abramovic inspired by the scents of her life. Later, there was a happening many people from catching wind of a royal visit like that. How did the publicity affect you? It’s always good for us to have peoat which you could watch her eat one of those macarons – that ple talking about Ladurée, so it was naturally a very positive thing was crazy! Today, you’re about the same age as your father was when he took to be the automatic topic of conversation around the world. Is it difficult to develop a new macaron?
It’s complicated. It takes around six to nine months to implement a new flavor.
Looking back, it’s quite funny to think that 157 years ago, La-
you aside to personally teach you everything he knew about the
durée was virtually the only café in all of Paris where respectable
family business. Have you thought about who will succeed you?
society ladies could meet to drink tea. Before that, meeting someone for tea in public was not what a respectable woman did. But today, Ladurée cafés have become meeting spots for confident, fashion-conscious women around the world. Was that part of your original vision? No, it’s something that happened quite natural-
ly because, over the past 15 years, we have very carefully and consciously developed the culture and dreams and values surrounding Ladurée. This is something I love! I’m very proud of what we have achieved.
As it happens, I asked my son Simon a few months ago to learn the baker’s trade. He’s 22. But he quit after just a few weeks because he thought the work was physically too demanding. He’s working in Geneva now, learning the sales angle. But maybe my daughter Sasha, who is 19, will follow in my footsteps. She has my passion. Next year, she’ll be finishing her global management studies at Regent’s University in London. She’s really the image of me and has a lot of my energy!
The Master Mixer Lavish, yet contemporary, and always timelessly cool. Nobody combines seeming opposites as skillfully and elegantly as Jacques Garcia, who created some of the most iconic interiors of world renowned hotels like the Hôtel Costes in Paris or the La Mamounia in Marrakesh. A visit to Garcia’s home at the Château du Champ de Bataille in Normandy. TEXT: Silke Bender PHOTOS: Flammarion/Éric Sander
The lord of the castle in the library with one of his dogs. Facing page: the ChĂ˘teau du Champ de Batailleâ€™s 44 hectares of parkland.
The Apollo Salon is one of the chĂ˘teauâ€™s magnificent halls. Work on its marble and stucco features, and gold plating, took ten years.
“There’s no such thing as too much opulence. It’s about creating harmony.” JACQUES GARCIA
“People have lost their appreciation for the timeless.” JACQUES GARCIA
The side of the chĂ˘teau facing the garden. Left: The garden makes playful use of symbols; the fountain celebrates the animal kingdom.
1 Ancient Roman bust in the entrance hall 2 Bronze ornament on a vase by porcelain maker Sèvres in 1792 3 The emblem of Madame du Barry, the king’s mistress, on an armchair 4 Cabinet of curiosities.
character.” Garcia’s francophile father often took him along on forays worked on during his long career, the through the flea markets and antiques markets of Paris. At the age of eight, the young Jacques had already built a shed in his grandparChâteau du Champ de Bataille is the biggest, but also his most personal. “My greatest triumphs and ents’ garden in the country. “That was my very first castle. You can most dreadful trials have taken place there,” Garcia only dream of things that don’t, or don’t any longer, exist: the T ower says in his Paris office, which is located opposite of Babel, the Colossus of Rhodes or the Sun King and his castles. the Tuileries Gardens. The white-haired patrician Everything else is simply reality. If I had been alive back then, maybe gentleman is old-school – from his brightly polI would have hated these things.” ished shoes down to his starched collar. For the tudying interior design was the logical choice for him. It’s hard last 40 years, his Studio Jacques Garcia has to believe, however, that Garcia’s very first apartment was totally dedicated to modernism. “I painted everything white: from been something of a style ambassador of the Grande Nation – the the parquet flooring to the walls, which I decorated with monoFrance of old, from the time of the Sun King to the nineteenth century. Hardly anyone knows how to replicate the royal attitude to life chrome images by Yves Klein, slashed canvass paintings by Lucio Fontana and color field paintings by Josef Albers. Back in the late from this bygone era with the same level of authenticity as Garcia, ’60s, all these were being sold at bargain prices,” he says. “By the or how to transplant it into the present as well as he does. The walls at the entrance to his office way, I don’t just live in places decoratare covered in photos of the opulent inteed in the style of the Ancien Régime. I riors he has created in hotels, castles and have a number of homes and each one villas around the world: the Hôtel Costes of them is different. Some of them could and the Royal Monceau in Paris, the Danactually be called rather modern.” Many criticisms have been leveled at Garcia ieli in Venice, the Wynn in Las Vegas and the La Mamounia in Marrakesh. The list during the course of his career: that he of world-famous luxury hotels Garcia has keeps alive a reactionary style, that he is too focused on the ornamental or even made his mark on seems infinite. Having been commissioned by the French govthat he is a megalomaniac. However, noernment, he redecorated the apartments body can deny that he has a real eye for in the Palace of Versailles and the Richeobjects of timeless value. lieu wing of the Louvre Museum, both of As early as 1980, when he had just opened his own dethem icons of French history. His own magnum opus, however, has sign studio at the age of 33, he was already going full force. been the Château du Champ de Bataille Garcia acquired and comin Upper Normandy, roughly 90 minutes’ drive from Paris. The castle is one of pletely restored the first floor of the H ôtel de Sagonne, a France’s national monuments, so you can seventeenth century city palimagine the battles he fought with the auace in the Parisian neighborthorities about the renovations. But that is all in the past now. Today, the castle and hood of Le Marais. He furits parklands are open to the public, at least nished the entire apartment partially. Garcia travels there almost every in the opulent style of its era, and so was frequently featured in the weekend. So, which wing does he live in? An illustrated book about the Château du French media. Jacques Garcia became “Whichever one I want,” he says smiling. Champ de Bataille and Jacques Garcia has been “A castle has to be lived in, otherwise it losfamous, to some extent for being an anpublished by Flammarion, 402 pages, € 95. es its life force. It’s just like in matters of tipode to the trend towards modernism. the heart – long-distance relationships don’t work in the long run. I “Maximalism and minimalism are more similar than you would think,” he says. “Both emanate from a brimful creative spirit. It is don’t see myself as the owner, but as a temporary caretaker.” arcia dedicated more than 20 years to restoring, redecoratonly when you don’t know how to control this creativity that it all ing and furnishing the seventeenth century estate. In it, the turns into miserabilism.” antiques aficionado has brought together all the treasures he When he acquired the run-down Château du Champ de Bataille in has been able to collate throughout his life: carpets, art, books, fur1992, he was not yet the star he is today. He only had the money reniture and historical fabrics. The magnificent castle had been ranquired for the purchase because he had just designed the interior of a sacked during the French Revolution and left to fall into ruin. Garcia’s city palace at the Place Vendôme for the Sultan of Brunei. “Back then, aim was to restore it – as faithfully as possible – to its former glory the size of the castle was definitely a stretch for me,” Garcia now says. under the Ancien Régime. The longing for the Sun King and pre“But I saw it as my destiny. Because of the Champ de Bataille I was revolutionary times is one of the enduring quirks of the French forced to think big and work more efficiently. I also changed my focus national self-image. Many people love to hark back to the time when and began designing hotels.” His efforts were a resounding success, the style and opulence of the French court was a paradigm the whole for example the pioneering Hôtel Costes in Paris in 1995. world tried to emulate. During the yellow vest protests this past spring, the Fouquet’s restaurant on the Champs Élysées, which also featured Garcia’s unThis longing also touched Garcia, the son of a Spanish immigrant mistakable style, went up in flames. “Rebellion is part of the French and a French mother from the lower aristocracy. His father worked as a heating engineer at the Gare de l’Est train station in Paris, his mothnational character. I thought what happened was sad, but not a caer flirted with communism. “In many ways, I am a paradox,” Garcia tastrophe,” he says. “The restaurant can be rebuilt.” He posits that we still live in quasi-feudal times full of social injustice. “But people today admits. “A dreamer who followed his subconscious, but also a matehave lost their appreciation for the timeless, that’s the real tragedy.” rialist who knows how to attain his goals. A Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde mong the many projects interior designer Jacques Garcia has
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ASTIDE The flair of Provence in a bottle For New Yorkers Shirin von Wulffen and Frédéric Fekkai, Aix-en-Provence is a second home. A place where they live in harmony with nature. A spirit they now want to share with the world – with Bastide, their sustainable cosmetics label. TEXT: Steffi Kammerer PHOTOS: Simon Watson
FrĂŠdĂŠric Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen in front of their house in Aix with their children Philip and Cecilia.
A feast for the senses: These pages can only give a hint of the heady fragrance of lavender.
“There’s more to beauty than a cream. That’s part of what Bastide is all about: strengthening your inner self.” SHIRIN VON WULFFEN
“It’s about taking time for the important things in life. Going for a bike ride with the kids. Eating well, getting plenty of sleep. That’s the message.” FRÉDÉRIC FEKKAI
This is what a house looks like after two esthetes have finished with it. When Shirin von Wulffen and Frédéric Fekkai started turning their vision into reality, the 17th-century manor house had lots of small rooms. They gutted it completely and created large, airy spaces instead. They wrote the script for the spacious garden as well, and what the couple planted is echoed in the Bastide fragrances. Or in the shower gel made with lavender and honey. “What inspires us about this place,” says Shirin von Wulffen, “are the people and their natural lifestyle. The way the food on the table reflects the seasons of the year.” The couple’s big kitchen provides plenty of space for the mountains of fresh vegetables that accumulate constantly to feed their many guests. And that’s just the way they like it.
When theyâ€™re in Provence, Von Wulffen, Fekkai and their children are rarely on their own. The spacious guest house is usually occupied.
hey hadn’t been looking for a house. But the
cooking. That’s the idea behind our brand too,” says Shirin. Bastide, as first time they laid eyes on the manor, their their label is called, is inspired by nature and its ingredients. Its predeminds were made up: They would buy the cessor, Côté Bastide, was around for 25 years. Shirin and Frédéric had 17th-century property and restore it. Frédéric been using the brand’s products for a long time, its candles where all Fekkai and Shirin von Wulffen have been over the house. And they knew the owner wanted to retire. “One day spending a good four months of the year in we decided to preserve the brand and rebuild it,” says Shirin. In 2015, Provence ever since. For the couple and their they bought the company and became partners in business as well as two children, it’s the perfect antidote to their in their private lives, having already realized they made a great team high-powered lives in Manhattan. That’s while they were restoring the house. where the two met at a dinner with mutual Right the way down to the upscale packaging, the couple reinventfriends in 2003: Frédéric, a Frenchman with Egyptian and Vietnamed everything; PR expert Shirin takes care of the website and social media activities. There’s a store in the center of Aix and very soon, ese roots, used to cut Hillary Clinton’s hair and has earned millions there could be one coming to New York’s SoHo district too. Bastide with his salons. And Shirin, who’s German but grew up in Teheran products can be found at Printemps Haussmann in Paris, at Liberand Virginia, was head of PR for Yves Saint Laurent and Tom Ford. We’ve arranged to meet for lunch on the Upper East Side. The ty in London and at Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom in the U.S. The children are at the Lycée Français a few streets away; Shirin took couple is also talking to several major department stores in Germathem to school by scooter earlier this morning, as she does every ny and wants to expand to China soon. “We’re starting to get in on day. While we’re waiting for Frédéric, she tells me that for the first the act all over the place,” says Shirin. The products are made in Provence by carefully chosen specialists few years after they met, he didn’t show much interest in his hometown of Aix-en-Provence. When he wasn’t in Manhattan he was off who are passionate about producing the finest soaps and lotions in to Aspen or California; they an eco-friendly way – and with traveled constantly. But then no additives. Von Wulffen and he turned 50, and suddenly Fekkai don’t rule out the poseverything changed sibility of adding household He began rediscoveritems or furniture to their ing his roots. And seeproduct range at some point. ing everything with new “But the actual products are secondary,” says Frédéric. “It’s eyes: the indescribable primarily about promoting a light, the food, the natural landscape. “Absospecial lifestyle. That’s the lutely everything,” he basis that everything else can grow out of.” Taking time for says as he takes a seat: “How couldn’t you love the important things in life is it?” His wife adds a tellwhat the brand aims to coming detail: “When he’s in municate. “Going for a bike Provence, his shoulders ride with the kids. Sleeping drop two inches.” well, eating well. That’s the Their ocher-colored house – message.” The unisex eau de toilette “Verveine du Sud” smells of what von a “bastide” as the French call s with any strong brand, Wulffen and Fekkai have planted in their garden: lemon, mint and grapethere are stories to tell the traditional manor houses fruit. Above: The Bastide store in downtown Aix-en-Provence. in these parts – is five minutes about everything to do with Batide. The idea for the “Rose Olivier” eau de toilette, for instance, outside Aix. Whichever direction you look, there are no neighbors to be seen. Just the endless greenery. The couple gutted the building and spent was born during lunch one day. Frédéric was sitting on the terrace years lavishly restoring it. They planted fig trees, sowed lavender and verwith his perfumier in Grasse when he spotted an olive tree full of flowbena; any herb you can think of grows here, along with countless berering roses. “We need to bottle that!” he announced enthusiasticalries. And big fat tomatoes, which the children pick straight off the vine ly. “It’s the perfect love story,” adds Shirin. “Masculine and feminine, and eat with such relish you’d think they were candies. united for ever, giving each other strength.” The fragrance this image n Aix all the vegetables come from the garden, the fish is bought gave rise to is woody and sweet. They kept testing and optimizing it fresh from the market. Then there’s ratatouille, salt-crusted sea – a bit fresher, a bit less powdery – until they were both satisfied with bass, bouillabaisse. Both partners are keen cooks. Provence teachthe result. All the Bastide fragrances, says Shirin, are born from this es you a lot, says Shirin. How to be guided by the seasons, including kind of inspiration. “It’s something we live and breathe and want to when it comes to food. And to practice moderation. Three good meals let others be part of.” a day instead of constant snacking. “Making use of nature is a big part The eau de toilette that the two of them are wearing, “Verveine of the Provençal lifestyle.” A lot of her friends in Provence use olive du Sud,” combines the fresh scents from their garden that they love: oil on their skin, she says. “You feel different when you’re there. And lemon, mint and grapefruit. They’re currently developing a fragrance there’s a creative energy that leads to people doing nice things.” Picasso called “Nue au Soleil,” or “Naked in the Sun.” The name says it all, is buried five minutes away from the house. The first time Shirin came says Frédéric with a laugh: “I’m free! The world belongs to me!” It’s to Aix she was 19 and studying in Paris. Many years passed before she this special Provence feeling that they want to share. And that’s why a returned, this time with Frédéric. They bought their retreat seven shower gel is so much more than a shower gel: It’s a chance to pause years ago, in the same year that Philip, their second child, was born. and remember. “There’s more to beauty than a cream,” emphasizes Shirin. “It comes from special moments too, moments of tranquility Besides the main house, there’s an equally large guest house – and it’s occupied by friends all summer long. “For us it’s a place where when you can breathe in deeply and feel.” That’s part of what Bastide lots of wonderful things happen. Where you hear laughter and smell is all about too: strengthening your inner self.
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Larger than life: a sculpture by Alberto Giacometti in the park of the Fondation Maeght. Facing page: Picasso is ever present.
Where art lives... Once a hot spot for some of the greatest Expressionists, today the tiny village of SaintPaul-de-Vence is a magnet for art lovers and collectors alike. A visit to the legendary Fondation Maeght and the La Colombe dâ€™Or hotel and restaurant where not only Picasso, Chagall and Matisse were regulars. TEXT: Martin Tschechne
Joan Miró and architect Josep Lluís Sert co-designed the garden. Miró’s sculptures form part of the mysterious Labyrinth.
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“This is a meeting place for musicians, poets and painters.” AIMÉ MAEGHT
“Everyone is welcome.” PAUL ROUX
1 The fingerprints of Nouveau Réalisme: giant thumb by César Baldaccini 2 The garden of the La Colombe d’Or is a place of joyful serenity where Liza Minnelli blew kisses at her admirers 3 A regular patron and friend of the restaurant: Pablo Picasso at the bar 4 Free and easy like the place itself: a portrait by Henri Matisse 5 A book about paradise: La Colombe d’Or, published by Assouline 6 Framed by folliage: a glazed ceramic mural created by Fernand Léger in 1952.
ago the Irish painter Sean Scully installed a strictly abstract wall relief right next to the pool. The hotel has become a treasure trove of at least ready quite advanced in years and had been a half-century’s worth of modern art. Despite all this it has remained experiencing knee problems, the restaurant true to itself: an auberge with a lush and exuberantly growing garden, owner took Matisse’s tea out to the car and a rural restaurant and exemplar of Provençal hospitality. Paul Roux sat down next to him there. They chatted as had to add an extension early on. This was constructed using materithough they were old friends. By the time als from a derelict local chapel, which he had put aside in anticipation. Paul Roux got out of the car, it seemed like The building looks as though it has never been any different: whitethey really had become buddies. The rest is washed vaulted ceilings, rustic tiled floors. Later on, after his son had the stuff of legend, like so many things here. taken over the business, Paul Roux himself started painting, under The La Colombe d’Or – or Golden Dove – is a hotel in the vilthe qualified supervision of Matisse and Picasso – and he wasn’t bad lage of Saint-Paul-de-Vence. Situated in the mountains above Nice, at all. Maybe that was because having a keen sense for the nature and the hamlet is one of those places that seem perpetually bathed in spirit of this place is an art form in its own right. the light of a sleepy summer afternoon. Roux and his wife opened he gallery owner Aimé Maeght must have felt the power of this their establishment in 1931. Their maxim, which is also written place, too, its air of joie de vivre, friendship and free-spiritabove the entrance, was “everybody is welcome”: whether they travedness. Up here in the mountains, he founded a private mueled on horseback or on foot, or were on an artistic foray. To this seum roughly 15 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The trained lithoday, they all keep coming back. The village and its more than 30 grapher had fallen in love with art while running a furniture store galleries attract two million visitors a year. in Cannes. It made him rich in Paris after the war. Then, his eleven-year-old son One thing people here are keen to avoid is Bernard died. Maeght and his wife Marguegetting stuck in the past. That’s why SaintPaul-de-Vence decided to organize a bienrite found solace in spending time around nale of contemporary art, the first one of artists. In July 1964, they opened the Fonwhich took place last summer. Large numdation M aeght on a nearby hill called La bers of people thronged through the picturColline des Gardettes. Its grounds feature esque lanes, past sculptures created by Dalandscaped gardens, a sculpture park and vid Nash, Jan Fabre and Antony Gormley. an exhibition center with a world-famous With the cheerful hustle and bustle of the art collection comprising roughly 15,000 lunch service over, the tables at the La Coworks. The founder said he wanted to crelombe d’Or are being reset, complete with ate “a building in which musicians, poets and painters can meet and collaborate.” Ella white tablecloths. Sunlight penetrates the Fitzgerald sang at the opening. thick canopy of orange and lemon trees, Joan Miró had promised he would paint drawing patterns of light and dark on the walls. Soon it will be time for a pastis, before rocks if it helped liberate the gallery owner the patrons arrive for dinner. from his grief. He also won over his friend Is this really where Roger Moore threw and compatriot, Catalan architect Josep Lluís Sert, for the project. Together, they designed his co-star Tony Curtis into the pool? Did the beautiful Anouk Aimée arrive with one the labyrinth of gardens and terraces around lover, only to leave with another? And did the building. Sert’s flat structure, made of Understated, yet boasting sophisticated any of the famous artists ever pay their bill brick with white and beige concrete, blends light design: Catalan architect Josep Lluís Sert with a painting? François Roux, the foundinto the landscape. Braque contributed a designed the Fondation Maeght building. er’s grandson, who has many stories to tell, small water feature made of a colorful mosmiles and gently dismisses the question about the paintings: “No. saic, Miró some of his organic abstract shapes, and Pol Bury a kinetic They all knew the value of art and the cost of a meal.” fountain sculpture. Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti found room in the Sometimes myth and reality just become so intertwined that they are garden for 52 of his small sculptures; his brother Diego supplied the impossible to untangle as the years pass by. Luckily so! It’s a fact that cast-iron furniture for the café. The Maeghts themselves contributed the Impressionists of the late nineteenth century became fascinated by works of art from their collection: Pierre Bonnard, Wassily Kandinsky, the soft, glistening light in the hills above the French Riviera, and that Chagall, Calder, Léger and Antoni Tàpies. It all fit together perfectly. many others followed in their footsteps. The narrow, winding lanes Located in a tranquil pine tree grove, the Fondation is a memorial and of the ancient village on a hilltop continued to exude a calm serenity a place of reflection for roughly 200,000 visitors a year. As evening falls, the tables at the La Colombe d’Or are being set that made it seem like the rest of the world was moving at a different again. Romy Schneider and Alain Delon whispered sweet nothings speed, and that Paris was on another planet altogether. Here, they ento each other here, Yves Montand first saw and fell passionately in countered a hotel owner who deeply loved the place and its tranquililove with Simone Signoret. Jean-Paul Sartre was here with Simone ty. So they all came, each inspired by a previous arrival: Paul Signac, Raoul Dufy, Georges Braque, Fernand Léger, Amedeo Modigliani, de Beauvoir, Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles were frequent visJoan Miró and Marc Chagall. One day even Picasso walked in the door. itors, as were Maria Callas, Sophia Loren and a barefooted Brigitte hey came to experience the magic of the place, to party, to Bardot. Life, a gift of lightness and light, was celebrated here at the love and to work. And many of them left something behind: a “Golden Dove.” The author Raymond Queneau wrote at the table where André Gide had put together some prose. Liza Minnelli blew painting, a sculpture or a mosaic. Miró left a silently dancing mobile, César Baldaccini a huge thumb that points upwards, Matiskisses at her admirers. An American businessman once offered to se an exquisite portrait of a woman. Léger’s presence is still felt bebuy the establishment from its owner, but Paul Roux thanked him cause of an arrangement of glazed ceramics framed by lush greenery; by sending a bouquet of flowers and a note that read: “The flowers Picasso’s presence by way of a painting of a vase of flowers. A few years are for you, the Colombe is for my son.” enri Matisse arrived in a chauffeur-driven
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Near Mougins on the Côte d’Azur, this 17th century gem of a property sits snugly amidst a beautifully landscaped garden.
A Jewel Steeped in History The medieval mountain village of Mougins lies on a rocky plateau in the hinterland between Cannes and Grasse. The charm of this place, known for its excellent cuisine, has drawn artists and famous figures over the years including Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Winston Churchill and Edith Piaf. This 17th century estate, where jasmine was once dried, was one of the first substantial residences to be built in Mougins.TEXT: Uta Abendrothâ€ƒPHOTOS: Laurent Meesemaecker
Ancient stone, modern comfort: The 400-year-old building is ideal for spending holidays amid the inland countryside of the CĂ´te dâ€™Azur.
The ground floor of the house has an open floor plan where the various different spaces merge seamlessly into one another.
‘Le savoir-vivre’ at home: By the cosy fireside in winter, with doors wide open in summer.
Historic elements such as the exposed stone walls, wooden doors and ceiling beams have been carefully preserved during the modernisation. The view out into the garden from the bedroom on the ground floor is simply wonderful.
3 1 The ground floor bedroom has a dressing room and bathroom 2 + 4 The garden was designed by Archi Paysage and landscaped by Elite Paysage 3 Salon with kitchen 5 One of the five bathrooms.
ablo Picasso spent the last 15
years of his life in Mougins. The medieval mountain village also inspired Christian Dior to create several of his collections. Jean Cocteau, Fernand Léger, Paul Éluard, Man Ray, Winston Churchill, Catherine Deneuve and Jacques Brel also all made pilgrimages here. Painters, photographers, designers, poets, actors and politicians from around the world discovered one thing above all else when they arrived: peace. Mougins lies high up on a rocky plateau in the hinterland between Cannes and Grasse. It is delightful countryside full of pines, olive trees and cypresses, ideal for relaxing holidays. From the village, where ancient alleyways, the remains of a 15th century fortress wall and Saracen door have all been preserved, you can look out and admire the Bay of Cannes, the beautiful Lérins Islands and the foothills of the Alps. As if that wasn’t appealing enough in itself, this tranquil little artist colony is also renowned for its sensational gourmet cuisine. There are more than 40 restaurants offering both typical Provençal delicacies and international dishes. Among the most exclusive addresses in the old town are ‘Le Moulin de Mougins’ and ‘L’Amandier de Mougins’; in September the annual “Les Ètoiles de Mougins” takes place – a festival dedicated entirely to gastronomic delights. Northeast of Mougins, outside the village itself, lies an estate that dates all the way back to the 17th century and was one of the very first buildings to spring up in the region. It is an L-shaped design constructed from irregular ochre-coloured stones that sits nestled in the undulating scenery. In the past, horse-drawn carriages delivered jasmine, which was then dried in one area of the former farmhouse. This was – and still is – typical for this region around the municipality of Grasse, which has a reputation for being the world capital of perfume. Since the 17th century, perfumiers have been extracting the floral scents here, especially from jasmine and orange blossoms.
trast to the smooth plastered white walls and black window frames. In the entrance hallway, where the two wings of the building – the residential house and the former barn – meet, the rustic look of the outer walls is echoed: with roughly hewn stone in all shades ranging from beige to grey. This is juxtaposed by the staircase, designed with precise, straight lines and painted in anthracite – a visually stunning contrast. Especially because the stone steps in light beige again make an interesting counterpoint. The large old fireplace with its high mantelpiece provides cosy warmth in the wintertime or on cool evenings, and there are even some wooden doors with their slightly weathered surface on full display that still serve their purpose. The current owner says that she was very respectful of the atmosphere of the original building during the renovation work. She has always felt the desire to travel back in time, and to sense that nothing has changed, that everything is in harmony. he ground floor is surprising for its generous dimensions. One could be forgiven for expecting rather small and gloomy rooms in such an old house, but instead an almost loft-like ambience opens up. The living room is separated from the dining room only by a glazed wall, while the kitchen with its counters and bar stools forms an integral part of the space. It is the colours white, anthracite and beige with occasional accents in wood that give a unison to the entire scene. Even the upholstery of the armchairs in the salon, the sofa cushions and the bar stools in the kitchen are identical. The raised ground floor hosts a bedroom complete with a dressing room and bathroom. On the first floor of the main house there are three more bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. There is also a television room with a bedroom and bathroom that has its own separate entrance. Great effort was poured into the redesign of the property’s grounds. The garden, planted with a variety of Mediterranean flora, was conceived by the architecture practice ‘Archi Paysage’ and the realisation was carried out by landscape gardeners from the local company ‘Elite Paysage’. There are several designated areas, such as the French garden with rose bushes, peonies and hydrangeas, the scented garden where herbs can be picked for the kitchen, and the socalled welcome garden with an old water feature. Residents and guests can sit here under the cover of a pergola, enjoy a game of boules in the shade of the trees, or unwind by the large pool. Art, which plays an important role in the interior decoration of the house, also sets accents in the garden. For example, a giant apple from the ‘Fruits céramique’ collection, designed by Brazilian artist Lisa Pappon, which shines in an intense blue reminiscent of Yves Saint Laurent’s house in the Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech. The property is ideally located as well: Just 15 minutes from Cannes, its beaches and festivals. Some eight kilometres to Grasse, 40 kilometres to the nearest winter sports resort, and only 30 minutes to Nice International Airport. Anybody fortunate enough to make the journey here and experience this place with find a special way of life in Mougins: a sense of relaxation that is hard to match anywhere else.
Peace and tranquillity reign throughout this 400-year-old house. There is a real sense that everything here coalesces in perfect harmony.
ince its original construction, the house has been completely trans-
formed, at least inside. But the fact that horses were once tethered here can be seen where the metal rings have been preserved in the walls along the lower section of the house, even after modernisation. When it was converted into a modern and comfortable holiday home, the exterior remained almost entirely unchanged. Only a few large openings for patio doors, which can be completely retracted, were hewn into the thick stone walls along the single-storey elevation of the building: on the ground floor, where the large living room can be found. And in order to allow more light through into the first floor of the main house, narrow embrasures were incorporated into the end walls. The other windows are framed by light blue shutters that allow those dwelling within to block the Mediterranean sun out of the bedrooms completely. Inside, some of the original building features have been preserved. The old barn’s ceiling with its exposed wooden beams can still be admired looming high above the salon. This forms an appealing con-
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Benalús – A New Way of Living at the Finest Address
tterly new, elegant and sophisticated, this development known as ‘Benalús’ is located in the heart of Marbella’s Golden Mile, just a few steps from the beach and a short distance from Puerto Banús. This boutique residential complex offers the finest luxury one could wish for in the most prestigious setting. The exclusive community is gated and offers both 24-hour security and video surveillance, as well
as the utmost discretion and a host of exclusive services. There are 26 luxurious apartments in total, surrounded by carefully landscaped tropical gardens, with a communal pool, solarium, chill-out area, gym, and a state-of-the-art spa. The apartments and penthouses boast spectacular views of the Mediterranean, top-quality amenities and stylish interiors. This is the definition of luxury living in Marbella.
SPAIN, COSTA DEL SOL PRICE FROM EUR 890,000 INTERIOR FROM APPROX. 134 m2 NO. OF ROOMS FROM 2 E&V ID D-000AQA CONTACT MARBELLA GOLDEN MILE (ES) MAZAL REALTY S.L. – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 952 86 84 06 E-MAIL MARBELLAGOLDENMILE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Majorca Urban Flair in Palma
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ocated in one of the most charming cities in the Mediterranean region, the new XO Residences Palma apartment complex offers a splendid mix of form, function and sleek beauty. The setting in itself is absolutely unique, with the old town with its excellent restaurants and exclusive boutiques within walking distance, as is the beach and the vibrant nightlife in Portixol. The apartments feature various ground
layouts that range from compact city apartments to residences with private pools and trendy penthouses with floor-to-ceiling windows and superior materials in chic, customisable designs. This urban oasis boasts elegant communal areas to match the grandiose living concept in every respect. Set between palm trees, the gym and the sauna, the outdoor pool evokes both a stimulating and relaxed atmosphere.
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Schröcken-Nesslegg Arlberg Up Close – More than a Winter Paradise
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ome 1,495 m above sea level, the sunny Alpine plateau of SchröckenNesslegg exceeds expectations all year round. Unspoilt nature, sporting challenges and an excellent quality of life can all be enjoyed here – along with good transport links despite the 11 m of snow that falls here each season. Holiday apartments are taking shape here in the rural style typical for the Bregenz region. Ranging from approx. 40 to
160 m² in size and each featuring a terrace or loggia with a stunning panorama. The meticulously planned interior is complemented by amenities including a sumptuous spa, a 200 m² panorama pool, superb restaurants, and private underground parking. Besides the exclusive facilities, these apartments also benefit from direct access to one of the largest, most popular winter sports regions on earth – Ski Arlberg.
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Magical Sunsets Over the Lake and the Alps
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lose to all amenities, just 5 minutes’ walk from the quayside in Ouchy, and nestled in lush greenery and tranquillity, this superb luxury duplex enjoys an exceptional location. A perfect distribution of rooms, beautiful parquet floors, and modern upscale appointments all make this approx. 286 m2 apartment a place of great comfort and elegance. Its fully and luxuriously fitted kitchen opens on to a large and bright living room with direct access to the spacious terrace where sensational views of Lake Geneva and the Alps make a breathtaking highlight. Four beautiful rooms with balconies including a master suite, a dressing room and four superbly appointed bathrooms are ready to welcome their new owners. In addition, a car lift provides access to a private car park where three parking spaces are designated to the apartment.
SWITZERLAND, VAUD PRICE CHF 5.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 286 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 7.5 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID W-02BYKJ CONTACT MONTREUX (CH) EVWV IMMO SA – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 21 533 13 33 E-MAIL MONTREUX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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GLINT – Historic Jewel Shining with New Splendour
n this superb residential quarter known as GLINT, 69 apartments ranging from approx. 25 to 600 m² in size are currently taking shape. Dating back to the 19th century, the ensemble is undergoing painstaking refurbishment, together with the addition of a new adjoining building. Open floor plans, full-length windows, stylish finishes such as Bisazza tiling and gold-coloured brass fixtures, plus a smart home system all
come together to form this modern urban oasis. One aspect that sets GLINT apart is its rooftops, which will feature spacious roof terraces, suspended fireplaces and impressive views across Berlin. Future rooftop residents will enjoy the freedom to plan the living space according to their own individual visions. This unique address is ideal for all those seeking an extraordinary oasis of calm in the heart of this vibrant city.
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Luxury Townhouse at Sought-After Address
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n terms of architecture and stylistic detailing, this striking and airy property has a flair that reflects the beautiful historic mansions of this spa town. And yet it brings its very own signature style at the same time. Some 360 m² of living space, extending over four floors in total, afford a magnificent sense of spaciousness and quality of life. Besides interiors flooded with natural light and expansive suites of rooms, beautiful
balconies and outdoor seating areas treat the eye here to the glorious natural greens of the neighbouring estates, which resemble sprawling parkland. The design of a new addition to a long-established residential area needs to be informed by its historic architecture, dimensions and finesse – yet add something uniquely new to the mix. This residence is set to add a new jewel to the crown of this upmarket location.
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 3.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 360 m2 LAND APPROX. 780 m2 E&V ID W-02G1IK CONTACT BADEN-BADEN (DE) PAMINA IMMOBILIEN GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 7221 97 08 60 E-MAIL BADENBADEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MASCHER & ZINK (4), MAURITIUS IMAGES (1) – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Exclusive Townhouses in a Dream Location
et in a superb location in Jena, five exclusive homes are currently taking shape here and set to mark a new milestone in modern architectural design. Expansive rooms and well-conceived floor plans are envisaged to meet all the needs of future owners. Their contemporary finishes are designed to allow residents ample freedom and flexibility. Underfloor heating and parquet floors are just two examples of how a
warm and appealing ambience is created within. Large daylight bathrooms, fitted with real glass showers and bathtubs, set the scene for a home wellness oasis. Another highlight are the roof terraces with their fabulous views. Each home also features a large, eat-in kitchen on the ground floor opening to another charming terrace area. Ample parking and abundant greenery round off this superb residential development.
GERMANY, THURINGIA PRICE EUR 887,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 220 m2 LAND APPROX. 570 m2 E&V ID W-02B14V CONTACT ERFURT (DE) EV IMMOBILIEN GMBH JENA – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 361 663 78 30 E-MAIL THUERINGENPROJEKTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1997
Luxurious Murray Franklyn Home in The Parks
uxury and quality are felt from the very first moment of entry to this home located in The Parks in the beautiful neighbourhood of Mill Creek. Built in 1997 by Murray Franklyn, it boasts an intelligently planned layout and design throughout. The magnificent property includes a den/ office on the main level, plus a mud room, recreational room, formal dining room and generous epicurean kitchen. The upper level hosts a
USA, WASHINGTON PRICE USD 924,500 INTERIOR APPROX. 3,227 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.19 acres E&V ID AM-149972 CONTACT SEATTLE DOWNTOWN (US) SV SEATTLE PARTNERSHIP, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. FREDDY M. DELGADILLO TEL. +1 425 941 8688 E-MAIL FREDDY.DELGADILLO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
large master suite with a spa bathroom and walk-in closet, as well as four additional bedrooms and all bathrooms finished with granite countertops. The fully fenced private patio and backyard with mature landscaping make a wonderful setting for entertaining. There is also a three-car garage in the grounds. This home is just across the road from Pine Meadow Park and close to several award-winning schools.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2002
Stunning Penthouse with Mountain Views
xtensively remodelled in 2019, this Ketchum penthouse has a new contemporary look and boasts expansive Baldy and Northern mountain views. Its approx. 3,472 ft2 interior includes four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, five fireplaces and a large, two-car garage. The spectacular property features a brand new chef’s kitchen, pristine cabinetry, and custom bookshelves that hide a secret wine cellar or gun storage in the
USA, IDAHO PRICE USD 2.795 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,472 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID E-002WO4 CONTACT SUN VALLEY (US) KBEVSV, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. REID SANBORN & MIKE MURPHY TEL. +1 208 720 8244 & +1 208 720 3323 E-MAIL REID.SANBORN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
living room. The floors have been completely refinished throughout along with fresh paintwork. This magnificent penthouse is being sold with immaculate designer furnishings, artwork and televisions included. The heated patio, which features a 15-person hot tub, is ideal for relaxing or enjoying the beautiful sunsets, while the town with its fabulous restaurants and nightlife is just a short walk away.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JEFF KROGSTAD – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2002
Paradise Valley Fabulous Mountain Getaway
his stunning property combines genuine craftsmanship and glorious natural scenery. The main house features a master suite, two additional bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a custom kitchen, two family rooms, a wet bar, and more. The views from here are simply stunning, looking out across the Paradise Valley and Yellowstone River. The lodge features a vast family room with an incredible cherrywood bar featuring
USA, MONTANA PRICE USD 1,999,999 INTERIOR APPROX. 11,000 ft2 LAND APPROX. 20.77 acres E&V ID E-002LYC CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS LIVINGSTON (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TEL. +1 406 223 0453 E-MAIL LIVINGSTON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
hand carvings of wildlife. Other interiors include a chef’s kitchen, a master suite, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The lower level has a commercial kitchen and a huge garage. A large deck forms a wonderful space for enjoying the great outdoors. Bordered by the National Forest Service on three sides, this is a one-of-a-kind property offering some of the finest finishes on the market.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JON MENENES – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Luxury Mountain Home on Churn Creek
estled in the small town of Bozeman, this magnificent single-level estate home affords exceptional standards in terms of quality and comfort, enhanced by mountain views and a stream flowing through it. The serene setting of lush landscaping, the sizeable verdant yard, and the flowing water of Churn Creek set a fabulous scene here both for large gatherings and intimate occasions – with every season of the
USA, MONTANA PRICE USD 1.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,812 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.24 acres E&V ID AM-149535 CONTACT BOZEMAN (US) MONTANA 406, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TEL. +1 406 600 2477 E-MAIL BOZEMAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
year bringing its own unique charm and beauty. The pride of ownership and precision workmanship can be admired throughout – from the grandeur of the entrance foyer to the stunning interior finishes such as barreled wooden archways, and striking accents in granite and marble. The garage is also noteworthy for its spaciousness, incredible custom storage features, and generously sized wine cellar.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011
Custom Home Nestled in the Countryside
assing through the iron gates and along the tree-lined driveway through lovely gardens, this beautiful custom home affords country living at its best, only 10 minutes from the town. The luxury, quality, and serenity of the estate cannot fail to impress, from the utmost privacy to the dramatic views of rolling hills dotted with horses, cattle, and buffalo, to the gorgeous sunsets and starry night skies. A small barn with pastures
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE EUR 4.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,158 ft2 LAND APPROX. 5.01 acres CONTACT SANTA YNEZ (US) SBRE, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. KRIS JOHNSTON TEL. +1 805 689 4777 E-MAIL KRIS.JOHNSTON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
for discerning equestrians also presides next to a guest apartment overlooking the front gardens, reminiscent of a Monet painting. Extra-large iron front doors, a lovely handcrafted Carrara marbled foyer and large living room with hardwood floors await. The home boasts seven bedrooms, an open kitchen with custom cabinetry, exquisite light fixtures, and a backyard ideal for the family with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and fire pit.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Spectacular Oceanfront Home
estled above Wood’s Cove, this spectacular oceanfront home affords warmth and sophistication paired with extraordinary materials and sleek contemporary lines. Ocean and sunset views are framed by floor-to-ceiling windows, with interior spaces spilling out onto spacious terraces to bring the outdoors in. The home unfolds over two levels and includes an open living room, a chef’s kitchen, formal dining
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 18 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,650 ft2 LAND APPROX. 10,019 ft2 E&V ID AM-137449 CONTACT SANTA MONICA (US) AVENUE REAL ESTATE SANTA MONICA, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. SANDRA MILLER TEL. +1 310 460 2525 E-MAIL SANDRA.MILLER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
room with ocean views, media room with wet bar, wine storage, and an electronics system. There are four en suite bedrooms including a master suite with an office, private terrace, fireplace and bathroom overlooking the ocean below. This sensational property also boasts controlled gated entry, exotic wood cabinetry, imported limestone floors, Weiland sliding doors, wood and glass interior doors, and electronic shades.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1981
Gorgeously Remodelled Home in Crystal Bay
his sensational property in Crystal Bay, Nevada, forms the consummate setting for enjoying the Lake Tahoe lifestyle to the full. Panoramic lake views can be cherished from almost every room in this home, as well as from the garage the moment the doors open. The great room is vast in size, splendid in design, and makes a wonderful space for entertaining. The expansive kitchen is the perfect place to cook a meal or
USA, NEVADA PRICE USD 1.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,176 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.25 acres E&V ID AM-148182 CONTACT INCLINE VILLAGE (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. SANDY SOLI TEL. + 1 775 848 4618 E-MAIL SANDY.SOLI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
sit and enjoy a morning coffee. Outdoor spaces also abound here, such as the private deck, firepit, separate dining area, and hot tub. A soothing water feature makes for a tranquil oasis in which to sit and relax. Just one of the other magnificent amenities inside the property is the large, private master suite, complete with a soaking tub, a separate shower, a dual-sided gas fireplace, spacious walk-in closet and private deck.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SPACECRAFTING – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2002
Eden Prairie Bearpath Beauty
et on one of the most private plots in the area, with a driveway nestled between two ponds, this home is second to none. Just some highlights include its many windows overlooking the 10th green, its tall ceilings with custom mouldings, designer lighting and hardwood floors. Cooking is a joy thanks to the exclusive kitchen with high-end appliances and a central island, which looks into the double-height
USA, MINNESOTA PRICE USD 1.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,621 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.61 acres E&V ID E-002TVG CONTACT MINNEAPOLIS (US) MINNEAPOLIS LUXURY REAL ESTATE CORP. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. LINDSAY BACIGALUPO TEL. +1 763 350 0022 E-MAIL LINDSAY.BACIGALUPO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
great room. Summer evenings can be spent here grilling on the deck or relaxing as the sun sets over the golf course. Upstairs, three of the five beautiful bedrooms await, including the owner’s suite with a private balcony. Downstairs, the walk-out family room makes a superb space for entertaining. With its luxury amenities and attention to detail, this Bearpath beauty is a truly impressive home for the discerning family.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: GOOD CARROT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013
California Style in the Heart of Texas
nspired by the colonial-style homes of Santa Barbara, this sensational property is set in lush Mediterranean grounds that lead up to the front entry past breathtaking landscaping and a water feature. Inside, arched windows are mirrored in arched entries that open to well-appointed living areas. Custom touches throughout include handcrafted tiled stairs and wooden ceiling beams. All of these details set the scene perfectly for
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 2.875 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,770 ft2 LAND APPROX. 20,136 ft2 E&V ID AM-113782 CONTACT KATY (US) NORVIC INVEST D, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. CHRISTIAN MARKEL TEL. +1 281 704 4006 E-MAIL CHRISTIAN.MARKEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
stylish entertaining. The gourmet kitchen with a barrel ceiling and the spacious covered patio with a fireplace are an absolute delight. The master bedroom features beamed high ceilings and split walk-in closets. Guests and family can enjoy their own privacy upstairs with three additional bedrooms and three full bathrooms. This home affords the utmost comfort, as well as convenient access to Galleria.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001
Iconic Estate in Spicewood on Lake Travis
his Mediterranean-style, castle-inspired home is one of the most iconic estates on Lake Travis in Spicewood, located just outside Austin, Texas. It has a history of passion in its design and construction. Exquisite attention to detail throughout is reflected here in the beamed ceilings, gourmet kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows, custom marble and hardwood floors, and the expansive pool that includes a spa, waterfall,
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 6.595 MILL. E&V ID E-002U5P INTERIOR APPROX. 16,323 ft2 LAND APPROX. 6.77 acres CONTACT AUSTIN WESTLAKE (US) TURNQUIST PARTNERS REALTORS, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TEL. +1 512 328 3939 E-MAIL AUSTINWESTLAKE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and outdoor living area. Panoramic views of the lake and an exceptional level of privacy set this waterfront property apart. Splendid outdoor living can be enjoyed from the property’s numerous covered balconies, lakefront gazebo, or covered patio. Over 1 million US dollars has recently been invested in updates and enhancements to the estate. This sale offer also comes complete with a boat dock allowance.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006
Modern Mediterranean-Style Estate
his one-of-a-kind estate has been meticulously transformed thanks to thorough renovation in 2013 costing almost 3 million US dollars. Natural sunlight streams through new floor-to-ceiling steel doors and windows, filling this home with warmth and calm, as well as highlighting the extraordinary attention to design details and finishes throughout. The open floor plan flows seamlessly inside and out, connecting effortlessly
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 5.299 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,040 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.205 acres E&V ID E-002UW5 CONTACT FORT WORTH (US) RFT ENTERPRISES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. ROXANN TAYLOR TEL. +1 817 312 7100 E-MAIL ROXANN.TAYLOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
to a backyard filled with tranquillity that offers uncompromised privacy thanks to over 500 trees and shrubs. Other enticing highlights include a pool, spa, firepit, swim-up bar, grotto, trails, gardens, and flowing water. Residents here also enjoy the world-renowned concierge lifestyle afforded by Vaquero in Westlake, Texas, featuring the exclusive 18-hole Tom Fazio course and luxurious club living behind guarded gates.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001
An Entertainer’s Dream Estate
his spectacular Mediterranean-style estate is set on over an acre of land in Southlake. It is sure to please the most discriminating of buyers looking for the perfect entertainment venue right in the splendour and comfort of their own home. Extensive refurbishment work was completed in 2019 with absolutely no expenses spared. An impressive front entry courtyard complete with a beautiful fountain is enhanced
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 2.595 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,353 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.01 acres E&V ID AM-113845 CONTACT DALLAS SOUTHLAKE (US) RFT ENTERPRISES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. RUSTY BEHL TEL. +1 817 925 4909 E-MAIL RUSTY.BEHL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
still further by the view upon entering through the panoramic doors framing the absolute epitome of backyard paradises. The residence comprises three full-sized kitchens, as well as multiple living areas both inside and out with all the latest amenities and finishes. The vast outdoor living areas include the ultimate car enthusiast’s dream room with space to show off the prize possessions.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JOE LOEHLE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1983
St. Simons Island The Epitome of Casual Elegance
o detail was spared on this recently renovated home, which captures the epitome of casual elegance. The effortless floor plan allows for stylish everyday living and provides space for lavish entertainment. Located beside the pool, the large outdoor dining and living space is cleverly screened and boasts a chef’s outdoor kitchen complete with a gas grill, sink and refrigerator. The indoor kitchen is open and well-appointed
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 1.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,669 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.49 acres E&V ID E-002VKF CONTACT GOLDEN ISLES (US) AERIAL CONCEPTS LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. MELISSA HALLMAN TEL. +1 912 634 0595 E-MAIL MELISSA.HALLMAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
with high-end appliances, two farm sinks and a beautiful island sure to enthuse even the most discerning chef. There are five en suite bathrooms plus a conveniently located half bathroom. The detached garage has an office space with a wet bar and refrigerator plus a bedroom with a full bathroom. The grounds are swept with lush landscaping, which is so impressive it has been featured on local garden tours.
True Island Living
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. RICHARD MOPPER TEL. +1 912 663 5500 E-MAIL RICHARD.MOPPER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ride to a public marina and waterfront restaurant, an approx. 10-minute drive to Savannah International Airport, 15 miles to Richmond Hill, and just 45 minutes to the art, culture and cuisine of historic Downtown Savannah. This listing also includes an additional approx. 20-acre island, just 100 ft from the end of the Belle Island dock; Cubbage Island fronts on Cubbage Creek and the wide, deep waters of the Lincoln River.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
his pristine island spans some 240 acres, separated from the Intracoastal Waterway by tidal marsh, deep water channels and creeks, and is connected to the mainland by a one-lane causeway. Uniquely, this coastal property has a general elevation of some 12 – 14 ft, surrounded by century-old live oak trees. After driving across the approx. 800 ft causeway, the experience becomes one of total peace. It is just a short boat or car
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 7.25 MILL. LAND APPROX. 240 acres E&V ID AM-112721 CONTACT SAVANNAH (US) MOPPER KELLY, REALTORS, LLC
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2019
Wellington’s Newest Premier Equestrian Community
inding Trails is Wellington’s newest gated community, surrounded by miles of connecting hacking trails. This combination of residence and barn features ten state-of-the-art 12 x 12 ft horse stalls each with individual plumbing, ceiling fans and recessed lights. The barn includes separate tack and feed rooms, a fire sprinkler system, an office, a two-car garage, a spacious laundry room with two front-loading
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 4.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,800 ft2 LAND APPROX. 4.99 acres E&V ID AM-111974 CONTACT PALM BEACH (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY PALM BEACH, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TRICIA HOLLOWAY TEL. +1 561 202 5003 E-MAIL TRICIA.HOLLOWAY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
washers and dryers, and built-in cabinetry, as well as wash and groom stalls. The approx. 2,800 ft2 owner’s residence is a stunning showpiece featuring a great room with a beautifully appointed, vaulted tongue and groove cross beam ceiling, a state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen, and a dining area with a wet bar and wine fridge. There is a spectacular outdoor deck with electric screens overlooking the dressage area and six paddocks.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: LIFESTYLE PRODUCTION GROUP – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1998
Miami Coral Gables
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 6,599,999 INTERIOR APPROX. 8,492 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 8 E&V ID AM-148628 CONTACT MIAMI CORAL GABLES (US) SUBMARKET REALTY, LLC
Magnificent Tri-Level Penthouse at Segovia Tower
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC THE OLANIEL AND ELLIOTT TEAM TEL. +1 305 772 6401 E-MAIL OLANIELANDELLIOTTTEAM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his exquisite penthouse is the crown jewel of Segovia Tower, Coral Gables’ most prestigious condo address. A striking statement of luxury and elegance, the tri-level residence has eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms and two half bathrooms. Carefully handcrafted Italian Renaissance details such as hand-painted frescoes, stained-glass doors and skylights reflect the meticulously curated space. An approx. 30 ft
solid stone fireplace, Brazilian mahogany coffered ceilings, marble and cherry wood floors, a billiards room, gym, library, study and wine cellar complete the interior of this incomparable residence. Four terraces of more than 1,500 ft2 in total provide a summer kitchen, a spa and 360º views of downtown Coral Gables. The iconic Segovia Tower has only 14 full-floor units and is just steps away from fine dining and shopping.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FEBRE FRAMEWORKS, LLC –ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: ELECTRIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004
Custom-Built Property with Panoramic Views of Tampa Bay
eaturing panoramic views of Tampa Bay, this custom-built home is located on a private drive and waterfront lot. Enhancing the casually elegant interior, natural light streams through French doors and stained glass windows. An east-facing terrace is encompassed by a second master suite, a formal living room and family dining space providing gorgeous sunrise vistas. A luxurious master suite located on
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 1.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,307 ft2 LAND APPROX. 11,831 ft2 E&V ID AM-148125 CONTACT MADEIRA BEACH (US) VICINITY REALTY SERVICES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC TEL. +1 727 394 7365 E-MAIL MADEIRABEACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the second floor offers striking water views, a Juliette balcony, opulent bathroom and phenomenal walk-in closet. Found on the ground floor are a gym, a bathroom with steam shower, a wine room, bonus and storage rooms, and split garages. The bonus room and gym open onto the screen-enclosed porch, which leads to a lushly landscaped outdoor sanctuary complete with a pool and dock leading to the bay.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1810
Mount Holly The Ultimate Country Estate
et on approx. 207.85 acres with 32 acres of open meadows, this stately five-bedroom, seven-bathroom home provides ample privacy. The ‘Great Room’ features a stone fireplace and makes the perfect spot for social gatherings. The property was originally built in 1810 and was fully renovated in 2005. The generously sized master suite on the main level includes a fireplace, sauna, walk-in closets and steam shower. The
USA, VERMONT PRICE USD 1.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,246 ft2 LAND APPROX. 207.85 acres E&V ID E-002QD5 CONTACT OKEMO (US) GRAVES INVESTMENT CORP. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. GAIL BEARDMORE TEL. +1 802 975 0338 E-MAIL GAIL.BEARDMORE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
home boasts four fireplaces in total. Each of the bedrooms benefits from its own en suite bathroom. The attached two-car garage also features an approx. 800 ft2 game room above it with a pool table and full bathroom. The stone courtyard includes a privately-placed hot tub – perfect for gazing at the amazing night sky. The location is 10 minutes from the Okemo Mountain Resort, the regional airport and endless shopping.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1903
East Hampton Sprawling Hamptons Estate
his magnificent eight-bedroom, seven-bathroom home is situated on approx. 1.4 acres with landscaped gardens, two double garages, and a heated gunite pool. It is just a short walk from this peaceful and sought-after Hook Pond/Village location to town or to the ocean beaches. The meticulously maintained property gracefully blends modern conveniences with classic architectural details. Two master bedroom
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 11.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,795 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.4 acres E&V ID AM-149305 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY MMC (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. GAVRIANI FALCONE TEAM TEL. +1 646 793 3910 E-MAIL GAVRIANIFALCONETEAM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
suites on either end of the expansive layout offer the utmost privacy, while a separate guesthouse, a writer’s cottage, a vast part-finished basement, and multiple decks provide ample space to spread out to relax or entertain. The beautifully landscaped grounds with specimen trees surround the outdoor entertainment areas, which include a pool house with a full kitchen, washer/dryer, changing room and outdoor shower.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
New York City
Refined Home with Magical Views
ramed by the glittering city skyline, this stunning home features some 2,367 ft2 with impressive proportions and an exclusive 28th floor position in the tower of the renowned 15 CPW condominium. It affords an impeccable lifestyle and magical views that stretch over Central Park, the Hudson River and beyond. This stunning haven for entertaining has been architecturally designed to capture mesmerizing
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 17.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,367 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID AM-149622 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY MMC (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. NOEL BERK TEL. +1 212 371 4065 E-MAIL NOEL.BERK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
panoramas to every corner of the city. The grand living area with floorto-ceiling windows highlights unobstructed views of Central Park. The private quarters of the home offer two generous king-size bedrooms with Hudson River views and en suite bathrooms. A powder room for guests and a spectacular gourmet eat-in kitchen equipped with highend appliances round up this prestigious residence.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1861
Brownstone Beauty on Historic Block
ne of only four single-family homes on this glorious park block, 16 South Portland Avenue is a well preserved and grand historic residence constructed in 1861. It represents a rare opportunity to live in a classic brownstone townhouse in the heart of the Fort Greene Historic District. With the iconic Fort Greene Park just moments from the front door and with great subway links, this home could not be better situated.
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 4.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,760 ft2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 ft2 E&V ID AM-148134 CONTACT BROOKLYN DUMBO (US) BRENNAN REALTY SERVICES, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. DONALD BRENNAN TEL. +1 917 568 6525 E-MAIL DONALD.BRENNAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Some 20 ft wide and four floors high, the property is currently used as a single-family home but is legally classified as a two-family residence. It comprises five bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a double parlour, a huge kitchen, and dining room. Many original features have been preserved and restored including marble fireplaces, ceiling mouldings, handetched glass pocket doors, and a sweeping mahogany staircase.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1896
Exquisite Brooklyn Heights Penthouse
ashioned for modern living, this penthouse duplex with breathtaking views of New York Harbor, the East River and the Manhattan skyline is a truly unique four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom residence within a grand Renaissance Revival landmarked townhouse built in the 1890s. A coffered ceiling foyer opens up over 2,400 ft2 of well-organised and meticulously detailed space, high ceilings and luxurious finishes. North,
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 4.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,414 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID AM-149731 CONTACT BROOKLYN DUMBO (US) BRENNAN REALTY SERVICES, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. DONALD BRENNAN TEL. +1 917 568 6525 E-MAIL DONALD.BRENNAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
south and west exposures fill this property with natural light. There is a large modern kitchen, a separate dining room and an extensive living area with a wood-burning fireplace. The crown to this masterpiece is the private roof deck, a tiered oasis offering up incredible views. Just steps from the Promenade and the world-class Brooklyn Bridge Park, this penthouse residence could not be better situated.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1893/2019
Beautifully Renovated Iconic Home
ituated just minutes from shops and great restaurants in the centre of Concord, this magnificent property has undergone a stunning, complete renovation and expansion. No detail has been overlooked in preserving and enhancing the 1900s era of this long-admired home while expanding it to accommodate today’s lifestyles. Tall ceilings, oversized windows and newly created open spaces bring excitement
USA, MASSACHUSETTS PRICE USD 1.979 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,400 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.49 acres E&V ID AM-111650 CONTACT CONCORD (US) MENDOSA-BALBONI, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. MENDOSA-BALBONI TEL. +1 978 505 5558 E-MAIL MENDOSABALBONI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
to the residence. A chef’s kitchen, a family room with a fireplace, formal dining and living rooms, and a superb mudroom complete the ground floor. Upstairs, a gorgeous master suite has been created with a cathedral ceiling, two walk-in closets and a spa-like bathroom. Three additional bedrooms and two full bathrooms round off this level. A third-floor walk-up boasts a generous flex space with high ceilings.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
Grand Residence – Millennium Tower Boston
his spectacular corner residence with three bedrooms and three bathrooms boasts a breathtaking panorama from the 43rd floor of Millennium Tower. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase panoramic water and city views from every angle of this expansive home. The custom-designed kitchen is fitted with Poggenpohl cabinetry, Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, and a wine refrigerator. A spacious master bedroom plays
USA, MASSACHUSETTS PRICE USD 4.35 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,096 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID AM-111740 CONTACT BOSTON (US) BACK BAY REALTY MEMBERS LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. POST SHIRLEY TEAM TEL. +1 617 908 4000 E-MAIL VALERIE.POST@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
host to four large closets, views of downtown Boston, and a luxurious en suite marble bathroom. Wide-plank oak floors throughout, a gas fireplace, automatic window treatments, and two valet parking spaces complete this one-of-a-kind residence. Millennium Tower offers five-star amenities including 24-hour concierge, a two-storey club with private dining, a lap pool, a fitness facility, movie room, and outdoor terrace.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2019
THE ROY – A New Luxury Landmark in Halifax
elcome to ‘Limited Edition Living’ at this exclusive condominium known as THE ROY. The 22-floor ultra-lavish building brings luxury to a new level with unparalleled amenities, spectacular views and a 24-hour white glove concierge service. In addition to some 10,000 ft2 of amenities devoted to features such as steam rooms, a yoga studio, gym, swimming pool, pet grooming station, theatre, private dining
CANADA, NOVA SCOTIA PRICE CAD 1,490,596 INTERIOR APPROX. 1,770 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID CA-0029ET CONTACT HALIFAX (CA) HARDING REAL ESTATE INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. TEL. +1 902 422 5552 E-MAIL HALIFAX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
room and social areas, floors three through six consist of naturally lit above-ground parking and two car elevators. Offering a variety of floor plans and prices for every buyer, this two-bedroom-plus-den suite is exceptionally finished with 9 ft ceilings, full-height, energy-efficient windows, a chef’s dream kitchen and 2.5 hotel-inspired bathrooms. THE ROY residents will enjoy an exclusive lifestyle like no other.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FEELING PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Emblematic Property in the Historic Centre
his magnificent mansion is situated on an expansive and tranquil plot of land. Nestled on the idyllic slopes of the Sintra Mountains, its gardens are like a little paradise. The house consists of five spacious suites in total, one of which features a library, two wardrobes and a Jacuzzi. There are four living rooms, two dining areas and an exclusive wine cellar. The property has been thoroughly restored with
PORTUGAL, LISBON PRICE EUR 5 MILL. E&V ID W-028524 INTERIOR APPROX. 732 m2 LAND APPROX. 7,700 m2 CONTACT SINTRA (PT) FONEMAS DIVERTIDOS MEDIAÇÃO IMOBILIÁRIA LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +351 216 00 90 60 E-MAIL SINTRA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
great circumspect, taking into account all the necessities of comfortable modern life. In addition to the main house, an old garage has been converted into a small yet spacious guesthouse. The garden grounds are also enhanced by an outdoor swimming pool and two fishponds. The property is within walking distance of the historic centre of Sintra, as well as being close to the Penha Longa and Beloura golf courses.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1999
Stunning Luxury Villa on Penina Golf Course
his luxury residence is a unique prospect for those looking for privacy, security, leisure and comfort in one of the most exclusive golf complexes in the sunny Algarve. Thanks to its high ceilings and large windows, the villa conveys an incredible feeling of light and grandeur in the central living and dining area, where two remarkable chandeliers and an imposing fireplace create an elegant sense of space. To one side
PORTUGAL, PORTIMÃO PRICE EUR 2.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 521 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,880 m2 E&V ID W-02FIM9 CONTACT PORTIMÃO (PT) SOHO ALGARVE, LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +351 282 07 11 31 E-MAIL PORTIMAO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
are the private quarters with five bedrooms and a magnificent master suite, and to the other is an open plan kitchen with an adjoining laundry and storage rooms, plus a garage for four cars. The large plot, bordering directly onto the famous Penina Golf Resort, offers a calm setting with its wonderful garden, swimming pool and views, whilst only being 10 minutes’ drive from the historic town and fantastic local beaches.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2019 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
his exquisite and contemporary villa offers superb 180º sea views, as well as boasting quality and refinement throughout. Set in a private haven, the villa showcases approx. 365 m2 of thoroughly designed interior living space. The soaring ceilings of the villa’s great room and the floorto-ceiling glass doors create a spectacular focal point in main living area, bathing the space with abundant natural light. The master suite benefits
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE PRICE EUR 3.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 365 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,557 m2 E&V ID W-02G5RL CONTACT ALBUFEIRA (PT) LUIS PALMA SANTOS LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +351 289 57 24 50 E-MAIL ALBUFEIRA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
from a living area, a fireplace, a spa bathroom, and a large private balcony with sweeping sea views. Each of the other five sumptuous bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, sea views and adjoining terraces. There are also no less than three gourmet kitchens, in addition to an approx. 110 m2 roof terrace. The oasis of landscaped gardens affords two outdoor fireplaces, a bar, seating areas, and a 12 x 6 m heated swimming pool.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1976 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Villa Directly on the Coast with Sea Access
his villa is uniquely situated on a cliff directly by the sea, with breathtaking views sweeping across the coastline and the Mediterranean. It is just minutes from here to the bay of Cala Vadella with its restaurants and beach clubs. Extending over two floors, the ground level comprises a bright and spacious living/dining area with a fully fitted kitchen, together with two bedrooms and a bathroom. A further bedroom suite
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 1.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 129 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,070 m2 E&V ID W-02FLWZ CONTACT IBIZA (ES) ENGEL & VÖLKERS IBIZA, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 31 13 36 E-MAIL IBIZA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
awaits upstairs. The villa has recently been renovated in a traditional local style. Residents here can soak up the Mediterranean atmosphere on the terraces in front of the villa. Other highlights include a small pool and parking space. There is also a flight of steps leading down from the property to a small bay below. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a holiday home as close to the sea as it is possible to get.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: XAVIER CHANTRENNE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 109 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1600 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Stunning Penthouse with Magnificent Terraces in Palma
his luxury duplex penthouse with a large terrace is situated in a beautifully renovated building in the peaceful cathedral quarter of Palma’s Old Town. The stylish entry leads to the ample living area and a fully equipped Gaggenau kitchen. A staircase leads to a gallery, which opens out onto the living area. There are five en suite bedrooms, while the master bedroom affords a private terrace. The roof terrace with its
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 4.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID W-02F7M3 CONTACT MALLORCA-PALMA CENTRE (ES) D’ALT MURADA RE S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 21 41 40 E-MAIL PALMACENTRE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
spectacular views is ideal for sunbathing and al fresco dining. It also offers a pool, a summer kitchen, reversible air conditioning, double glazed windows, oak floors, an alarm system, a video entry phone, a garage for two cars with storage space, and an elevator that opens directly into the apartment. This is an extraordinary property located in the most sought-after area of Palma.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1998
Bright Beachfront Penthouse on the Costa Blanca
his light-filled penthouse is located in a privileged setting right on the beach in Las Marinas. Just a short distance to the town centre and the port of Dénia, this urbanisation enjoys direct access to the superb sandy beach. The spacious and cosy penthouse on offer here spans some 160 m2. Finished to an excellent quality standard and in impeccable condition, the property comprises three bedrooms, with a
SPAIN, ALICANTE PRICE EUR 1.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 160 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-02CHKA CONTACT DÉNIA (ES) FERRANDO EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 965 03 69 19 E-MAIL DENIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
master bedroom presiding over an en suite bathroom and a dressing room. Other interiors include a guest WC, two further bathrooms, a kitchen and large living area. All rooms in the residence open onto a huge terrace surrounding the penthouse, where views of the Mediterranean, the port and the castle of Dénia can be enjoyed to the east, with the beautiful beach of Las Marinas stretching out to the west.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1989
Country Estate in the Heart of Nature Reserve
his stunning home is set on a plot of more than one hectare and consists of a main villa of some 450 m² and a guesthouse of some 200 m² in size. The splendid villa is set over two floors and enjoys panoramic views. The ground level has two wings, with seven bedrooms in total. Each wing features a large bathroom with a Jacuzzi and shower. The upper floor boasts a living and dining room, each with a fireplace,
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 2.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 762 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.06 ha E&V ID W-026LN4 CONTACT ROSES (ES) PRATS & WENDT, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 972 15 47 96 E-MAIL ROSES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and a kitchen opening to an approx. 30 m2 balcony with beautiful lake and mountain views. There is also a lower ground level with a gym, bar, wine cellar, laundry room and storage. The pool area has its own outdoor kitchen, as well as a WC, bathroom and outdoor living/dining area. Two apartments make up the guesthouse, each with two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and living/dining area with a fireplace.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 174.3 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2000 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
SPAIN, MADRID PRICE EUR 640,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 480 m2 LAND APPROX. 582 m2 E&V ID W-02DG2T CONTACT MADRID-TORRELODONES (ES) INSIOS, S.L.
Elegant & Comfortable Home
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uilt in 2000, this magnificent semi-detached residence is located in one of the finest residential areas of Torrelodones, where superb views and ample tranquillity can be enjoyed. It is set in some 582 m² of charming grounds, with total interiors of approx. 480 m² distributed over four floors. The property has six bedrooms, each with their own dressing room, as well as four bathrooms, while the master suite even
boasts a Jacuzzi. The impressive kitchen is fully equipped and benefits from an adjoining larder room. The spacious main living room with a fireplace opens out to a terrace area and the beautiful garden, which is complete with an outdoor swimming pool and a large parking lot with a wooden pergola for two vehicles. The refined living space on the lower ground level of the property is also worthy of particular note.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 294 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 16TH CENTURY – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
SPAIN, BASQUE COUNTRY PRICE EUR 2.35 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 513 m2 LAND APPROX. 15,192 m2 E&V ID W-02DUKF CONTACT HONDARRIBIA-IRUN (ES) MS EXCLUSIVE HOMES, S.L.
Idyllic Rural House Between the Mountains & the Sea
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 843 98 07 74 E-MAIL HONDARRIBIA-IRUN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his unique residence, with foundations dating right back to the 16th century, is located in the foothills of the Jaizkibel Mountains and boasts impressive views of the surrounding countryside. The beautiful architecture of this traditional Basque-style home is particularly striking thanks to its exquisite renovation. No detail inside has been left to chance, and a sense of impeccable quality and taste pervades as a
result. Two different areas make up this property. On the one hand, cosy and welcoming spaces featuring dark wooden beams from the original construction, as well as masonry walls, and original terracotta floors. Then there is also a private wing that benefits from a modern layout, diaphanous spaces, whitewashed woods, impeccable tiled floors and a contemporary kitchen fitted with high-end appliances.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1905 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Magnificent Apartment with Views of the Bay
his fabulous apartment boasts frontal views overlooking the Bay of La Concha. It has a spacious hallway that leads on to the dining room and a single-sized room. The spacious living room features access out to a magnificent terrace where wonderful views out to sea can be enjoyed. There is also a master bedroom that has a full-sized bathroom, and a second double bedroom. Both rooms are exterior-facing and flooded
SPAIN, BASQUE COUNTRY PRICE EUR 1.35 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 145 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-02E3L7 CONTACT SAN SEBASTIÁN (ES) MS EXCLUSIVE HOMES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 943 29 81 74 E-MAIL SANSEBASTIAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
with natural light. In addition, there is a second full-sized bathroom. The kitchen, fitted with excellent appliances, also opens to a large terrace. The property is in immaculate condition as it has been recently renovated, maintaining the character so typical of early 19th century homes in the region. The property is located in Miraconcha, one of the most exclusive and prestigious areas of the city.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ARTE FACTO ESTUDIO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1920 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Natural Elegance in an Emblematic Building
his extraordinary dwelling, located in a stately building near the central ‘Plaza de Moyúa’, exudes a refined and comfortable atmosphere. It spans some 345 m2 and is brimming with natural light. The magnificent property has undergone a recent renovation that has preserved many of its period details, such as the original mouldings on the high ceilings, the wide corridors and wooden floors, all of which
SPAIN, BISCAY PRICE EUR 1.65 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 345 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 6 E&V ID W-02EMDJ CONTACT BILBAO (ES) BI-WOTER 56, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 946 44 40 05 E-MAIL BILBAO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
convey a unique charm. The large living area features three different interconnected spaces and has access to a beautiful conservatory and two balconies. The bedroom quarters exude a warm and cosy atmosphere. They comprise a spacious master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and an elegant dressing room, along with two further bedrooms, in addition to three full bathrooms, three studies and an additional lounge.
For more energy information please refer to page 202.
Penthouse in the Heights of Rougemont
ocated on a beautiful and sun-drenched hillside, this spectacular penthouse leaves nothing to be desired. South-facing, it spans a total of approx. 300 m². High ceilings and light-filled rooms make this exclusive property stand apart. The interiors include a spacious living room with an elegant fireplace and a large sunny balcony, a formal dining room, large office, three bathrooms, a guest WC and private
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laundry room. The kitchen overlooks the backyard and features top-ofthe-line appliances in addition to high-end and practical furnishings. Other interiors include a studio with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a living room, an underground garage with three parking places, a ski room and a cellar. This property is a true jewel in the heart of mountain scenery, which can be enjoyed from the all areas of the living room.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995
SWITZERLAND, BERN PRICE CHF 7.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 200 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-01SRRP CONTACT GSTAAD (CH) E&V GSTAAD PROPERTIES AG
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Exclusive Ambience & Superb Views
his terraced property is situated in a prime location in Oberlunkhofen, in the beautiful Aargau region. It is set over three levels, all of which can be reached via an elevator, with a total of five commodious bedrooms, three luxurious bathrooms, and a vast living and dining area. The various levels all have direct access to the splendid outdoor terraces, which span a total of approx. 298 m2. One special highlight is
SWITZERLAND, AARGAU PRICE CHF 2.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 398 m2 LAND APPROX. 368 m2 E&V ID W-02FX36 CONTACT BADEN (CH) E&V LIEGENSCHAFTEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 56 200 88 77 E-MAIL BADEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the heated conservatory on the top level, which features a dumbwaiter directly from the kitchen. Its southwest-facing position at the uppermost edge of the building zone ensures unique and far-reaching views of the Alps, over the Reuss Valley and as far as the Jura Mountains. Spacious utility rooms and parking spaces – three indoor and one outdoor – round off the amenities on offer in this luxury residence.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: APIX & DOMINIK BAUR – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1929
Distinguished Residence at Prime Address
his prestigious dwelling forms a unique haven of refuge, located at a prime residential address in the upper Zürichberg area. The resplendent, detached property presides over a discreet, terraced land plot with a level garden. The 12-room residence captivates with beautiful sequences of rooms inside, with a ground floor layout in an enfilade form. Dating back almost 90 years, the house reflects a simplicity and
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 12.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 450 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,159 m2 E&V ID W-02DU7P CONTACT ZÜRICHBERG (CH) WOHNEN ZÜRICHSEE AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 210 92 40 E-MAIL ZUERICHBERG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
sobriety typical of the unobtrusive Zurich architecture of the period. Many splendid features from the original interior decoration including ceiling stuccowork, parquet floors, wall panelling and doors have been carefully preserved. The commodious interiors each boast varying views overlooking the garden on all levels, as well as affording outlooks that take in the Alps, the city and Lake Zurich.
Magnificent Mansion Next to the Dolder Golf Club
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930
his historic mansion sits majestically above the houses that mark the edge of the city of Zurich. Its neighbours are the Dolder Golf Club and a private school specialising in music. The house and its almost 2,500 m² grounds are as exclusive as the surroundings, complete with private woodland and magnificent views of the city and the lake. The residence underwent refurbishment in the year 2000, under the direction of
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 16.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 570 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,491 m2 E&V ID W-02FLZ5 CONTACT ZÜRICHBERG (CH) WOHNEN ZÜRICHSEE AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 210 92 40 E-MAIL ZUERICHBERG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a renowned architect and taking care to preserve many period elements. The result is a dream home that is exceptional in every respect. The entrance hallway with its high windows and beautiful attention to detail leaves a lasting impression, not least due to the sensational views out into nature. This beautiful property is ideal for families with domestic staff, or for those looking to live and work under one roof.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ALEX BUSCHOR – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007/2015
Zumikon near Zurich
Modernism Meets Aestheticism
UADRO – an architectural work of art by architect Florian Voemel – speaks its own language and leaves those who experience it ample room for interpretation. The heart of this extravagant villa is the inner atrium, which features a Fiat 500 to spectacular and unusual effect. The elegant, professional kitchen, the sunny living room with a fireplace and the spacious dining area are all grouped around this glazed highlight at
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 5.18 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 240 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,139 m2 E&V ID W-0245KC 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
the centre. Two terraces connect the living room and the garden, with a pool and Jacuzzi. The large master bedroom with a walk-in dressing room and modern en suite bathroom is impressive in size. The private spa, finished in Valser quartzite, complements the feel-good character of this home. The choice of earth-coloured tones, paired with exclusive materials, enhances the luxury ambience still further.
Sensational Living in Idyllic Setting
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2019
his fabulous rooftop apartment spanning some 140 m² is currently taking shape in a sunny and peaceful hillside location in Stäfa. The approx. 160 m² sun terrace with its superb views of the lake and the mountains is set to make this home even more spectacular. The fulllength sliding terrace windows can easily be opened to turn the terrace and the living area into one seamless whole, creating a wonderful space
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 2.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 140 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4.5 E&V ID W-02FX1C CONTACT RAPPERSWIL (CH) WOHNEN ZÜRICHSEE AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 210 92 20 E-MAIL RAPPERSWIL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
in which to savour outdoor life. The future owner has the opportunity to select the exclusive flooring and bathroom tiling for themselves. The open plan living/dining room and modern kitchen area conveys a bright and welcoming atmosphere. A wine or hobby room can also be purchased with this listing – along with two designated parking spaces in the underground car park, with an elevator leading to the apartment.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ALEX BUSCHOR – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
Elegant Apartment with Far-Reaching Views
his attractive, 5.5-room apartment was built in 2012 to the Minergie standard and features high-quality materials throughout. Its net living space is approx. 166 m². A modern kitchen with a stunning cooking island and adjoining dining room is positioned to enjoy the morning sunrises and boasts a wonderful view into the garden, over the fields and to the forest beyond. In the living room, a radiant heat cheminée pro-
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 1.68 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 166 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5.5 E&V ID W-02EHK5 CONTACT WINTERTHUR (CH) IMMOBILIEN ZÜRICH NORD AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 500 64 64 E-MAIL WINTERTHUR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
vides for warmth and well-being, while floor-length window frontages open to a panorama over the rooftops of Winterthur. Meanwhile the terrace enjoys glorious sunshine from midday right through until sunset. This property is particularly ideal for families or couples seeking to lead a privileged home lifestyle. With its sunlight, views into the distance and consummate style, this is an apartment for connoisseurs.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JOEL HIEBER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: SOLAR/WOOD/OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 17TH CENTURY
Prestigious Family Residence
ocated on the elevated edge of the idyllic and tax-attractive municipality of Lake Constance, this property has its own area of woodland, which ends at a small stream. The clocks tick a little slower here, making it the perfect haven to slow down and unwind. Once part of the castle, the residence combines the charm of historical elements with the comforts of modern life – introduced during an extensive and full
SWITZERLAND, THURGAU PRICE CHF 4.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 580 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,380 m2 E&V ID W-0218EZ CONTACT KREUZLINGEN (CH) EXCLUSIVE REAL ESTATE AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 71 677 18 18 E-MAIL KREUZLINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
refurbishment. Privacy is found in abundance here, yet kindergartens, schools, shopping and leisure facilities are all within easy reach. A large wine cellar, a sauna, a charming plot with lake views and four garage spaces are just some of the attractive highlights this residence has to offer. All in the heart of the beautiful Thurgau region with all the tranquillity and beauty of nature right on the doorstep.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: TIMO SCHWACH – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1985
Large Property in Spectacular Panoramic Setting
his exceptional residence is located above the Reuss Valley in the canton of Uri, in the attractive and sunny municipality of Schattdorf. Surrounded by impressive mountain scenery, the property presents itself in a setting that is as spectacular as it is serene. This home combines charm, exclusivity and scale, in a truly unique location that also enjoys the utmost level of privacy. The oversized window frontages make
SWITZERLAND, URI PRICE CHF 3.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 475 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,720 m2 E&V ID W-008IRZ CONTACT URSCHWEIZ (CH) EV URSCHWEIZ AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 41 611 10 00 E-MAIL URSCHWEIZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the most of the fabulous views of Lake Lucerne and the magnificent mountain backdrop. All of the bedrooms benefit from their own en suite bathrooms. The lower ground floor of the property hosts a staff apartment, as well as access to the remarkable pool and private spa suite, which also affords gorgeous views. This area encompasses an indoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a sauna, and a bathroom with a shower.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MARCEL ROOS/LOGOROOM – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
‘Villa Feodora’ – The Bay Residence
omprising 8.5 rooms and in immaculate overall condition, this exclusive villa is blessed with an extremely privileged and peaceful location within walking distance of the lake shore. The impressive residence was built on a considerable plot spanning some 5,349 m2 in 2016. Its living interiors total approx. 534 m² in size, finished using the very finest materials. The loft-like entrance area with a living room and
SWITZERLAND, ZUG PRICE CHF 16.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 534 m2 LAND APPROX. 5,349 m2 E&V ID W-02FI3X CONTACT ZUG (CH) E&V ZUG PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 41 728 77 11 E-MAIL ZUG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
fireplace, the gallery space and the large panoramic windows all create a sense of scale and grandeur within. The exclusivity of this listing is reflected in such highlights as the luxury, professional kitchen, the four en suite bedrooms, separate guest suite, library, sauna with a fitness suite, home cinema and wine cellar. The garage, accessible directly from the entrance area, and the carport provide space for up to six cars.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
Top Family Home with Garden
his modern and superior residence is situated in an idyllic location on the banks of the village stream. The immediate neighbourhood is free of any through traffic, making it ideal for families seeking the joys and benefits of rural living. The various rooms in the property extend over four floors, cleverly designed to meet the needs of a family and offer plenty of opportunities for retreat. The heart of this home is
SWITZERLAND, SCHWYZ PRICE CHF 1.89 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 205 m2 LAND APPROX. 489 m2 E&V ID W-021OP5 CONTACT ZÜRICHSEE FREIENBACH (CH) SEEPERLEN IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 888 11 11 E-MAIL SCHWYZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the bright and welcoming living/dining area with a fireplace and large open plan kitchen that leads out to the garden. With five bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as an open gallery for television or games, this property also offers a wonderful home for a larger family. The towns of Schwyz and Zug are just a short drive away from here, while schools and shopping facilities can be found right in the village.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MARCO AGORRI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
Brione sopra Minusio
Modern Home with Dream Lake Views & Ample Privacy
ocated at an exclusive and peaceful address, this masterpiece impresses both with state-of-the-art technologies and its sheer uniqueness. Among the highlights are the vast window frontages that open to a terrace, as well as the extravagant and elegant furnishings. The generously sized and light-flooded rooms boast superb lake views and afford the utmost living comforts. The luxurious, open plan kitchen
SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE CHF 6.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 500 m2 LAND APPROX. 7,676 m2 E&V ID W-02G2XE CONTACT ASCONA (CH) EV ASCONA TOP REAL ESTATES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 91 785 14 80 E-MAIL ASCONA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and living space gives on to the terrace with a breathtaking panorama of Lake Maggiore. Beautiful park grounds with woodland provide absolute privacy here. Meanwhile, the heating system with a large solar facility and heat pump meets the latest ecological standards. Other noteworthy features include the modern architecture, upmarket finishes, the natural and indoor pool, plus three indoor and eleven outdoor parking spaces.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Luxembourg Splendid Contemporary Villa
ontemporary in style, this beautiful passive house (AAA) was completed in 2017. It occupies a plot spanning some 928 m2. The property with its modern architectural design benefits from an excellent lighting concept and top-of-the-range materials and finishes. It offers an exceptional quality of life to inhabitants, with four bedrooms and three bathrooms in total. There is also a magnificent and very bright living
LUXEMBOURG, MAMER PRICE EUR 3.27 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 287 m2 LAND APPROX. 928 m2 E&V ID W-02FIU3 CONTACT LUXEMBOURG MMC (LU) ENGEL & VÖLKERS LUXEMBOURG REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE S.À.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +352 28 26 17 27 E-MAIL LUXEMBOURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
room with an open kitchen and large glass doors leading to the terrace with a Jacuzzi and to the garden. In addition, the property includes a garage with space for seven cars. The villa is located in a peaceful setting surrounded by nature. The municipality of Mamer boasts a pleasant ambience and modern infrastructure, as well as being conveniently located only some 9 km from the centre of Luxembourg City.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: PATRICK LANGWALLNER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1901
Outstanding Castle Residence
his magnificent castle property, known as the ‘Maria-Theresien-Schlössl’, is one of the most exceptional heritage properties in the whole of Salzburg. It is set in the heart of idyllic park grounds graced with sculptures, romantic ponds and waterways, in the city’s southern district of Morzg. Nestled in the grassland belt surrounding Hellbrunn Palace, this neo-baroque and historicist ensemble consists of three buildings
AUSTRIA, SALZBURG PRICE EUR 11.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,000 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.5 ha E&V ID W-02G5RR CONTACT SALZBURG (AT) EV SALZBURG GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 662 20 90 06 E-MAIL SALZBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
in total and offers absolute intimacy and tranquillity. At the same time, the close proximity to the centre of Salzburg makes it possible to immerse oneself in urban life with all its artistic and cultural events. The original art nouveau furniture in the property is also unique. It was fully renovated in 2008 and now affords state-of-the-art home comforts in addition to its unique charm and historic splendour.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: DANIEL TÖCHTERLE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 174.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Large Loft on the ‘Alpe di Siusi’
his impressive loft with breathtaking panoramas of Mount Sciliar and the surrounding mountains known as Sassolungo, Sassopiatto, Marmolada and Gruppo del Sella, is set in the heart of the ‘Alpe di Siusi’, the largest high-altitude Alpine meadow in Europe. This spectacular setting lies within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Dolomites. The heart of this apartment is the light-flooded and spacious living
ITALY, SOUTH TYROL PRICE EUR 2.1 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 266 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-02FESW CONTACT BOZEN (IT) REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0471 97 95 10 E-MAIL BOZEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
area complete with a kitchen and living room. The fabulous vistas of the mountains and private garden are on full display, with large walls of glass making the natural scenery an integral part of the interior and making home life here very special indeed. The property also comprises three bedrooms, three en suite bathrooms, a pantry and a large basement room that would be ideal for creating a luxurious home spa.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 176 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2003 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
San Vigilio di Marebbe
Traditional South Tyrolean House in Beautiful Setting
his Alpine-style residence stands in the heart of the Dolomite Mountains and was completed in 2003. The blend of tradition and modernity conveys a vibrant and welcoming charm throughout. The lower ground floor has its own entrance and could be used for a variety of purposes, e.g. as a home gym, a professional practice, and much more with its spacious rooms. The ground floor hosts two separate
ITALY, SOUTH TYROL PRICE EUR 4.15 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 460 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,567 m2 E&V ID W-02E11S CONTACT BRUNECK (IT) REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0474 77 29 11 E-MAIL BRUNECK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
apartments. The main apartment extends over three floors. A beautiful Zardini tiled stove provides cosy warmth on colder days of the year. A rustic wooden staircase leads to the en suite bedrooms and an open gallery with a sauna. Large window frontages also open up the view to a fantastic panorama that takes in the World Cup slope ‘Erta’. This sensational home in the midst of the mountains has great potential.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 88 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Charm & Tranquillity on the Corso Garibaldi
ituated in an elegant building with a magnificent inner courtyard, this beautiful apartment also enjoys a prime location on the exclusive ‘Corso Garibaldi’. The apartment, arranged on several levels, boasts a living area on the lower floor and sleeping quarters on the upper floor. A large entrance opens to a double living room complete with a fireplace, high ceilings and exposed beams. It is adjoined by a magnificent din-
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 2.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 290 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID W-02G30Y CONTACT MILANO-FIERA (IT) M&M REAL ESTATE S.P.A. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 02 94 43 33 21 E-MAIL MILANOFIERA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ing room. This level also has staff quarters with one bedroom, two bathrooms and a kitchen. Upstairs, three double bedrooms served by a bathroom await, along with a large master bedroom suite featuring its own bathroom, vestibule and walk-in closet. This unique home in one of the most glamorous areas of Milan is perfect for a discerning family looking to lead a distinguished lifestyle in the heart of the city.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CRISTIAN PARRAVICINI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 230.85 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1400 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Besana in Brianza
Historic Villa Dating Back to the 15th Century
et in the beautiful green surroundings of Vergo Zoccorino – Besana in Brianza – this period residence known as the ‘Villa Confalonieri’ exudes a rich heritage garnered over many centuries. Historical references abound from the moment one enters the property, such as the original period floors, wooden coffered ceilings and stunning frescoes on the ground floor. The southwest-facing wing of the villa affords a
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 1.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 970 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,500 m2 E&V ID W-02FT8Y CONTACT SEREGNO (IT) TEODOLINDA S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0362 24 52 43 E-MAIL SEREGNO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
spacious living area consisting of the main living room, a dining room, study and kitchen overlooking the approx. 2,500 m2 of park grounds, complete with a large portico ideally equipped for convivial dinners. The second wing features the bedrooms with large windows that flood the interior with sunlight throughout the day and make the most of the beautiful views looking out across the sprawling park-like environs.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 57.95 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Exclusive Villa with Large Garden in Montale Rangone
panning approx. 450 m2, this luxury villa near Modena is blessed with a wonderful garden of over 1,500 m2. The two-storey property affords a wide living room with a double-height fireplace and a marble spiral staircase. The villa also has a large dining room and a fully equipped kitchen, as well as a bright and spacious living area. Two bedrooms await on the ground floor, one with a walk-in dressing room and en suite
ITALY, EMILIA ROMAGNA PRICE EUR 1.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 450 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,500 m2 E&V ID W-02FS04 CONTACT MODENA (IT) RED S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 059 917 00 95 E-MAIL MODENA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
bathroom. This level also benefits from a private home spa area and a heated indoor pool. The first floor hosts a studio space, a living area, a double bedroom with closet, a bathroom with a large shower, two useful attic spaces for storage, and a large terrace. High-quality materials such as marble and wooden parquet floors can be found throughout, as well as sophisticated amenities like modern alarm systems and solar panels.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 418 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1800 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
ITALY, TUSCANY PRICE EUR 850,000 E&V ID W-02FHM8 INTERIOR APPROX. 334 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 CONTACT
Fascinating Home in an Historic Villa
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
ocated close to Impruneta, a town between Florence and Pozzolatico, this property occupies part of an ancient villa. It spans three different levels in total, in addition to a basement floor. The ground level features a kitchen and two living rooms, followed by a mezzanine with a living room and a first floor with three spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms. Other highlights of this superb dwelling include a
large olive grove, four parking spaces, and a double cellar space. The property is ideal for those looking for a house with abundant space in the countryside that is nevertheless not completely isolated and is close to the convenience of city life. All the amenities in Impruneta are within walking distance. The town is well connected to Florence, which is 15 minutes away by car as well as being served by public transport.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1870
Exclusive Residence in Sampieri
uilt in 1870 and renowned for its sheer prestige and unique location, the ‘Villa Trippatore’ stands proudly on a plot of some 13 ha and is regarded as one of the most distinguished and remarkable period villas in the entire region. The grand and vast interiors span approx. 870 m2 in total, set over two separate floors. The outdoor grounds feature both a warren of some 4.3 hectares and parkland spanning some 2,500 m2,
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,500 m2 LAND APPROX. 13.2 ha E&V ID W-026CMX CONTACT RAGUSA-MODICA (IT) HELMED REAL ESTATE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0932 68 23 41 E-MAIL RAGUSAMODICA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
as well as various outbuildings. Its exclusive setting, up on a hillside just a few hundred metres from the beach and the sea, also bestows sensational views on the property, overlooking the village of Sampieri. The absolute pride of this villa and possibly the entire estate is the magnificent main terrace, which embraces a long stretch of the Ragusa coastline, surrounded by glorious countryside and rural tranquillity.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: TIZIANO CANU – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 102.473 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Mediterranean Allure & Modern Comforts
et in picturesque Porto Rafael, a charming village just a few kilometres’ drive from Palau, and overlooking the ‘La Maddalena’ archipelago, this recently refurbished villa combines the most authentic Mediterranean flair with modern comforts. The interiors are mainly decorated in white, enhancing the indigo blue of the seascape, and enriched by the warmth of the teak furnishings. The sleeping area
ITALY, SARDINIA PRICE EUR 4.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 190 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 E&V ID W-02G9J6 CONTACT PORTO CERVO (IT) FIRST SARDEV S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0789 941 83 E-MAIL PORTOCERVO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
offers four luxury accommodations, each with en suite bathrooms and outdoor access. The manicured garden, dotted with secular olive trees, hosts a splendid heated pool and a solarium embellished with granite monoliths, as well as an expansive leisure area for relaxing and dining while caressed by the sea breeze. It is just a few minutes’ walk from here to the ‘piazzetta’ and the sandy beach in Porto Rafael.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
The Epitome of Excellence
legantly situated on the side of a hill, this breathtaking villa offers unobstructed 360º views overlooking the town of Mykonos and the Aegean Sea. Its contemporary interiors effortlessly blend with the outside spaces through a one-of-a-kind 5.70 m long retractable glass door, placing it in a category of its own entirely. Designed by a well-known architect and inspired by the cycladic architecture of Ancient Greece, the
GREECE, CYCLADES PRICE EUR 9.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 700 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,000 m2 E&V ID W-02EVSS CONTACT ATHENS MMC (GR) EV MMC GREECE SINGLE MEMBER S.A. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +30 211 105 50 00 E-MAIL ATHENSMMC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
property’s whitewashed interiors offer wide open spaces and hallways made of stone and glass that are simply out of this world. The outdoor spaces feature pristine open terraces and lounge furniture ideal for sunbathing and enjoying the splendid Mediterranean weather during the day, or alternatively for indulging in a drink in the crystal-blue waters of the infinity pool or Jacuzzi during the evening.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: STAVROS MARMARAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2019 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Crete Elite Estate
his magnificent and fully furnished villa is set in an exclusive residential area on the island of Crete. The heart of the property is a sprawling living space with exquisite design and incredible appeal, consisting of a large and bright living room, dining area and separate kitchen. Around this space are six elegant bedrooms, each with superb sea views and en suite bathrooms. The terraced garden, which has various
GREECE, CYCLADES PRICE EUR 10.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 900 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,875 m2 E&V ID W-02FGBI CONTACT ATHENS MMC (GR) EV MMC GREECE SINGLE MEMBER S.A. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +30 211 105 50 00 E-MAIL ATHENSMMC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
seating and chill-out areas, enjoys direct access to a private beach of fine white sand, as well as a private yacht mooring. Spacious and comfortably furnished verandas offer relaxing tranquillity and respite in the gloriously mild climate, while the large heated swimming pool, surrounded by a comfortable sunbathing area, means that residents here can enjoy a refreshing dip at any time of the year.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: HARRYS ZAMPETOULAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1920
Tasteful & Authentic ‘Mouraio House’ in Symi
efurbished with much love and respect, this property preserves all the traditional features of a neo-classical house, not only externally but also throughout the interiors. The property is currently split into two one-bedroom apartments, each with its own bathroom, separate living room, and independent entrance. It could also be converted back into its original grand state however, set on an unusually large plot for
GREECE, DODECANESE ISLANDS PRICE EUR 550,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 110 m2 LAND APPROX. 591 m2 E&V ID W-02EG30 CONTACT RHODES (GR) P&P RHODES REAL ESTATE GEORGIOS PETRAS & PARTNERS E.P.E. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +30 22410 794 10 E-MAIL RHODES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Symi that provides both privacy and the option of further development. Its courtyard is paved with traditional pebble work and is abundant with local flora and vibrant bougainvillea offering shade for al fresco dining. This listing also includes two separate plots of land of approx. 300 m² and 216 m² respectively, enabling an additional building permit of up to 300 m² and making this a major investment opportunity.
North Sea Island Föhr REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 214.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1970
Discretion & Exclusivity by the Sea in Utersum
his substantial thatched property is situated on a well-kept estate that spans more than 8,500 m². Painstakingly and extensively renovated in 1999, the house is flooded with light and conveys a sense of grandeur. The ground floor comprises a spacious hallway, a large living/dining area with a fireplace, a separate kitchen, a guest bedroom and guest bathroom. Patio doors in the living area open out to the sunny, west-facing
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 3.29 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 132 m2 LAND APPROX. 8,527 m2 E&V ID W-02FX4B CONTACT FÖHR (DE) HC HORST CHRISTOPHERSEN – FÖHR-AMRUMER IMMOBILIEN E. K. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4681 74 86 90 E-MAIL FOEHR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
terrace, which extends along the entire width of the house. The attic level accommodates two further bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom. Air conditioning is fitted throughout. The overall charm of this offering is enhanced by a splendid thatched garage, a landscaped front garden, and an exceptional main garden featuring access to the dune and enjoying views stretching as far as Sylt and Amrum.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 124.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1952 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Thatched Residence on Elevated Plot with Lake Views
et on a plot of approx. 25,000 m² complete with lake views, this thatched home affords some 296 m2 of living space, renovated throughout in 2003. It is reached via an access road leading through the forest. The kitchen is fitted with top-quality electrical appliances by Bulthaup and Gaggenau. All of the floors in the property, including the staircases, have been laid with American cherry parquet. The ele-
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 2.58 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 296 m2 LAND APPROX. 25,000 m2 E&V ID W-02G1ZO 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
gant design of the bathrooms and the visible wooden struts in the roof construction speak for themselves. A large garden shed in the grounds provides ample space and shelter for a variety of vehicles and garden tools. This impressive dwelling is an absolute jewel for all those who are looking for peace and tranquillity outside the big city, yet still wish to benefit from a good and life-enhancing local infrastructure.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 39 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 1.65 – 5.15 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 104 – 313 m2 E&V ID W-025R4G CONTACT HAMBURGPROJEKTVERMARKTUNG (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 36 09 96 90 E-MAIL HAMBURG.PROJEKTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
hese unique freehold apartments in the HafenCity quarter were built to delight. Located directly on the River Elbe, they impress from the very first moment onwards. No other setting would have been more fitting for the creation of this white monolith. The building blends harmoniously with its distinctly modern surroundings, while standing out at the same time. State-of-the-art technologies have been combined
here with top-quality home appointment standards and interior layout planning that is meticulous and refined in every way. The vast window frontages make the most of the fabulous views over the city, the port and the Elbe – a sight that is forever changing and forever a source of fascination. A concierge service is just as matter of course here as underground parking and a fitness suite for the exclusive use of residents.
STRANDHAUS by Richard Meier
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 34.4 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Enchanting Semi-Detached Home on the Baltic Sea
his beautiful semi-detached property, built in 2009, is located in the Baltic seaside resort of Ahrenshoop. The traditional, local architectural style gives this home its own very special charm. On the ground floor there is a spacious, bright living room with a fireplace, along with an open plan fitted kitchen area with superior built-in appliances including a steam cooker, plate warmer and induction hob. This level
GERMANY, MECKLENBURG-WESTERN POMERANIA PRICE EUR 849,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 128 m2 LAND APPROX. 346 m2 E&V ID W-02G1Y1 CONTACT FISCHLAND/DARSS (DE) V 8 IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 38220 66 99 88 E-MAIL DARSS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
also accommodates a barrier-free room and hallway, a utility room and a bathroom with a shower. Three commodious bedrooms and a bathroom extend over the first and attic floor. Refined finishes and details, such as the high-quality tiling and wooden floorboards, are a matter of course in this home. A little house in the garden offers additional space for storage. Proximity here to the steep coastline adds great appeal.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH FOTODESIGN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 127.1 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Baltic Sea Region
Beachfront Residence: The Highest Quality of Life
his beautiful thatched home affords fabulous views of the Baltic Sea. Its location is both a place for permanent residency and for pure recreation. The property has been finished with a historic brickwork façade, while the top-quality thatch with a heather ridge promises longevity. The arched lattice windows made from Meranti wood are extremely weatherproof. Many natural materials have been used throughout here,
GERMANY, MECKLENBURG-WESTERN POMERANIA PRICE EUR 1.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 200 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,025 m2 E&V ID W-02FAOV CONTACT HEILIGENDAMM/KÜHLUNGSBORN (DE) V 8 IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 38293 438 00 E-MAIL KUEHLUNGSBORN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
one example being the handcrafted oak staircase. The master bathroom boasts a Whirlpool, an open shower with mosaic tiles, and a sauna. The hand-produced iroko windowsills and the walls with tadelakt both add a sense of comfort and well-being. The orientation of the natural stone terraces means residents can enjoy the sunshine from dawn to dusk. A natural pond is set alongside the terrace, which has an open fireplace.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 56.89 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS/AIR-WATER-HEAT PUMP – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Outstanding Bauhaus-Style Home
his exceptional residence with a consummate Bauhaus style is located at an upmarket address in Bremen, directly alongside a renowned stud farm with enviable views. Completed in 2016, the spectacular design of the modern and purist architecture here is impressive for its sleek lines, excellent proportions and form, and for its harmonious symmetry with a light-flooded sense of transparency. Ten rooms and
GERMANY, BREMEN PRICE EUR 2.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 425 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,577 m2 E&V ID W-02AE7L CONTACT BREMEN-OBERNEULAND (DE) THORSTEN W. MICHELS IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 421 25 80 97 70 E-MAIL BREMEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
three exclusive bathrooms, state-of-the-art technology and top-class amenities all culminate here to create an extraordinary atmosphere of the highest quality standard. The experience of this home is enhanced still further by the beautifully landscaped and completely fenced-in garden grounds, which feature an outdoor pool, an outdoor kitchen, a tree house and a double garage with electric gates.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 29.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
South of Hamburg Exclusive Townhouse in Schneverdingen
his exclusive residence is chic and contemporary throughout. Built to a solid construction standard in 2016, its generous spaces and superb level of comfort make it ideal for leading a harmonious and privileged family home life. The property also benefits from an impressive design, modern technologies, and a desirable residential location with good transport links to Hamburg, Hanover and Bremen. In addition to a
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 658,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 283 m2 LAND APPROX. 962 m2 E&V ID W-02FTMP CONTACT CELLE (DE) DIPL.-VOLKSWIRT VOLKER LEIBOLD IMMOBILIEN CELLE-LÜNEBURGER HEIDE LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 5141 93 44 60 E-MAIL CELLE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
very large living and dining area with an open plan kitchen, the ground floor also consists of a hobby area with reading room and a large fitness suite. The first floor comprises a master bedroom with a dressing room, two children’s bedrooms, each with dressing room and balcony, an office and a bathroom with a Whirlpool and sauna. The double garage, garden and terrace also reflect the distinguished standard of this house.
Refurbished Art Nouveau Property Near the North Sea
teeped in history, this art nouveau property dates back to 1902 and affords some 429 m² of living space, divided over four floors. The present owner acquired the ‘Villa Savannah’ in 1975 and has since restored and modernised the house with meticulous attention to detail, meaning that it also meets today’s contemporary living standards. Classic art nouveau ornamentation has been preserved with great care
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on the mezzanine level. Original pitchpine floorboards, stucco ceilings with ceiling frescoes, solid wooden doors – some featuring decorative glazing with etched art nouveau detailing – and tiled oven stoves all take residents and visitors here on a journey back in time. The skillfully landscaped grounds with mature trees are completely enclosed and feature the original wrought-iron railings along the roadside elevation.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 115.60 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1902 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 760,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 429 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,506 m2 E&V ID W-02F8XJ CONTACT CUXHAVEN (DE) EVC BREMEN GMBH
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 157.50 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1925 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Idyllic Home with Guesthouse by the Harbourside
his exclusive property consists of a main house, a holiday home and a guesthouse, all located directly next to the port. The main house, designed in a country style, has been fully refurbished and boasts high-quality appointments. The floors and fixtures in the bathroom are also of a superior quality standard. Both the main house and a second smaller building look out far across the entire plot. This smaller building
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.29 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 315 m2 LAND APPROX. 8,600 m2 E&V ID W-02FZUF CONTACT EMDEN (DE) SÜDLICHE NORDSEE IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4921 392 30 40 E-MAIL EMDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
is currently used as a holiday home and, unlike the main house, it is modern in style. The fitted kitchen is ideally equipped for conjuring up hearty dishes that can be enjoyed in front of the elegant oven stove while having a cosy get-together. The entire property has been given a brand new interior layout and presents a unique opportunity in the most frequently booked holiday resort in the whole of East Frisia.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN WYRWA/TIM BENDIX – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION CIRCA: 1700
Magnificent Property with Authentic Charm
his outstanding property is located just outside Brunswick and would make the ideal home for those seeking peaceful surroundings and proximity to urban life. In addition to the main house which comprises some 583 m² of living space, there are two outbuildings with approx. 591 m² of additional space, all set on a plot spanning approx. 6,350 m². The outbuildings are rented out as office units, providing an attractive
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 3.3 MILL. E&V ID W-02FASZ TOTAL FLOOR SPACE APPROX. 1,649 m2 LAND APPROX. 6,350 m2 CONTACT BRAUNSCHWEIG (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS BRAUNSCHWEIG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 531 213 69 00 E-MAIL BRAUNSCHWEIG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
income. Noteworthy features that enhance the quality of life on offer here include a security alarm, a fitness suite with a sauna and Whirlpool, a living/dining and reception area occupying the entire ground floor, and a fireplace. The sprawling grounds afford both space and seclusion. Another special highlight is the Frisian-style ensemble with a pool house, covered pool, Whirlpool, kota, sauna and lounge area.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 61.2 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 1.595 MILL. E&V ID W-02FSF5 INTERIOR APPROX. 270 m2 LAND APPROX. 945 m2 CONTACT
Ample Scope for Dream Living
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his outstanding architect-designed house is located in a green neighbourhood in the popular locality of Mariendorf. Built in 2007, it has a fully bricked construction and impresses with state-of-the-art technical fittings and high-end finishes. The undisputed heart of this prestigious home is the light-flooded living and dining area, which has a timeless layout complete with a fireplace. The large glazed elevations here afford
uninhibited views of the beautifully kept garden. The grounds offer a number of different places to sit and relax, on various landscaped terraces. The first floor of the house hosts three further rooms and a master bathroom. The highlight of the property, however, is hidden away in the basement: a home spa with a heated swimming pool and two saunas makes the ideal space to unwind in comfort and privacy.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 186.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1937 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 1.3 MILL. E&V ID W-02FJ91 INTERIOR APPROX. 140 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,174 m2 CONTACT
Magnificent Home in an Exclusive Setting
BERLIN-FROHNAU (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS FROHNAU-KÖPENICK GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 40 63 85 00 E-MAIL BERLINFROHNAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
uilt in 1937, this impressive home stands in a prominent hillside position and evokes a distinct impression of the grandeur of a bygone era. A sweeping natural stone flight of steps leads up to the representative entrance. From here, a sweeping wooden staircase leads to the upper floor, which plays host to three spacious and bright rooms, a bathroom with a bathtub and shower, and a fitted kitchen. Original
sliding doors, carefully preserved since the year of construction, connect two rooms envisaged for use as a living and dining room. This living room leads on to a conservatory, which features sash windows, also original, opening out to the park-like garden grounds. Friedrichstrasse train station in the centre of Berlin can be reached in approx. 30 minutes from here, while Tegel Airport is approx. 20 minutes away.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 131.2 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1878/2013 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Impressive Penthouse Apartment in Tiergarten
his top-floor apartment was completed in 2013 and is located on the fourth floor of a beautiful Wilhelminian-style building dating back to 1878. It impresses with its modern floor plan and its abundance of natural light. The loft-like living and dining area feels all the more expansive for its approx. 40 m² west-facing terrace, which affords wonderful views over Berlin. There is a second terrace to the
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 2.44 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 280 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5 E&V ID W-0270PK CONTACT BERLIN MITTE MMC (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS BERLIN MITTE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 20 37 80 E-MAIL BERLINMITTEMMC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
rear of the property. Two rooms along the front elevation could be used as bedrooms or a study. The full-length windows and the numerous skylights flood the individual spaces with light. The utmost standards of home comfort can be found in the particularly large bathroom. Here, in the heart of the city, a sense of prestige and elegance reigns, and the tranquillity of a private residence can be enjoyed to the full.
Marvellous Property with Idyllic Garden
his romantic and prestigious home, built in a Mediterranean style, is set on a very large and lovingly landscaped plot, the scale of which is rare to find nowadays. Its location guarantees residents uncompromised privacy in idyllic, natural surroundings. During the original construction of the property, great importance was placed on ensuring high quality standards in its finishes and amenities, as well as a generously
dimensioned layout design. The spacious and open plan living/dining area is captivating for its floor-to-ceiling window frontages and the exceptional outlook across the terrace and the park-like garden beyond. One special highlight of this residence is the spa suite in the basement, complete with a hammam and sauna. Various terraces and balconies provide plenty of opportunity for spending time and relaxing outdoors.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 84.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, BRANDENBURG PRICE EUR 1.48 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,021 m2 E&V ID W-02FEFH CONTACT BERLIN-SPANDAU (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS BERLIN MITTE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 28 47 10 00 E-MAIL BERLINSPANDAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900
Exclusive Apartment Near the River Elbe
his unique duplex apartment was fully renovated in 2016 and is impressive both for its size and location. The property was originally built in 1900. Interiors include a bedroom, a large bathroom and a guest bathroom. The living space with an open plan kitchen and dining area forms the first of three levels that make up the apartment. The master bedroom with an en suite bathroom can be found on the middle level.
GERMANY, SAXONY-ANHALT PRICE EUR 175,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 108 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 2 E&V ID W-02EYIW CONTACT MAGDEBURG (DE) EUV IMMOBILIEN MAGDEBURG GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 391 24 35 81 60 E-MAIL MAGDEBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The third floor affords access to a tranquil roof terrace that is ideal for relaxing outdoors. At almost 35 m2 in size, it also makes the perfect setting for holding barbecues and gatherings. Additional storage space is available here in the designated basement space. The light-flooded and amenable overall design of this apartment lends it enormous appeal and ensures a superb quality of daily home life.
Impressive Country Estate with Expansive Land
his rural property cannot fail to impress and inspire. The main country house has been refurbished to a high standard, taking care to preserve the historic fabric of the building while ensuring modern comforts throughout. The overarching aim in all the details was to create an oasis of relaxation and serenity, removed from day-to-day life. The heart of this home is the ground-floor spa and sauna area, while
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all three levels help to create an all-round sense of well-being to those who dwell within. The grand driveway offers access to the rest of the expansive plot. A large barn is ideally suited for festivities, or could also be used as a warehouse, workshop or even as a garage for caravans. Together with its landscaped garden, this country estate is a very special gem indeed that makes the perfect retreat in which to relax.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1879
GERMANY, SAXONY PRICE EUR 595,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 400 m2 LAND APPROX. 9,970 m2 E&V ID W-02FAW0 CONTACT CHEMNITZ (DE) EV CHEMNITZ IMMOBILIEN E. K.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MATTERPORT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 79.91 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1911 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Imposing Mansion Set in Expansive Grounds
uilt in 1911, this grand property is situated in Markkleeberg, one of the most sought-after residential addresses in the region thanks to its parks, forests and lakes. The mansion has been extensively refurbished, taking care to preserve its historic fabric and introduce modern home comforts. The ground floor comprises five living rooms leading off from the hallway. Lofty ceilings, combined with the stuccowork and
GERMANY, SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 280 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,450 m2 E&V ID W-022Q84 CONTACT LEIPZIG-ZENTRUM (DE) SAXONIA METROPOL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 341 910 49 80 E-MAIL LEIPZIG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
wood panelling, create an impressive overall ambience. Both the conservatory and terrace overlook the substantial grounds, which feature a tea house, pool and three garages. The comfortable first floor rooms span some 150 m², while both levels boast a fireplace. Further living space awaits in the converted attic, and the property also has a full-sized basement. At present, the house is divided into three residential units.
Discerning Family Residence
his detached property with a half-timbered character offers upscale home comforts throughout. It was built in 2001 and extends over a basement level, a ground floor, first floor and top level. With five rooms in total, it provides ample scope for realising individual visions for a fulfilling home life. The ground floor opens out to a terrace, leading to the large, well-maintained garden with an adjoining area of woodland.
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Recreation and recuperation are central to life here, with plenty of areas designed for quiet retreat, as well as a swimming pool in need of renovation. The property also includes a carport with two parking spaces. This charming home is situated in a desirable residential area that benefits from a good infrastructure, with a nature reserve and all the necessities of daily life located in the immediate vicinity.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 55.4 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS/ELECTRIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
GERMANY, THURINGIA PRICE EUR 620,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 260 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,120 m2 E&V ID W-021EZX CONTACT JENA (DE) EV IMMOBILIEN GMBH JENA
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MATTHIAS EIMER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 21 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Superb Standards for a High Quality of Life
s well as benefitting from its location close to nature yet on the outskirts of the city of Weimar, this home is notable for its striking architecture and quality standards. The substantial plot with its wellkept lawn provides ample scope for individual visions. The ground floor presides over an impressive open plan living and dining area, as well as a large bedroom with a master bathroom. The upper floor accommodates
GERMANY, THURINGIA PRICE EUR 2.1 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 445 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-02FOJH CONTACT WEIMAR (DE) EV IMMOBILIEN GMBH JENA LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 3643 90 64 10 E-MAIL WEIMAR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
three additional rooms and a bathroom. Eco-friendly power sources include both geothermal and solar energy, in addition to air conditioning/ventilation powered by heat recovery, a central vacuum cleaner, and a rain water system. The energy-neutral property meets the highest possible efficiency classification in terms of heat and sound insulation. Residents here also benefit from sophisticated security technologies.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1905
Grand Home in Upmarket Neighbourhood
his listed property, boasting all the attributes of a stately property, finds itself in superb condition after a thorough renovation. It is ideally suited for use as a prestigious private home. Built in 1905, the English mansion style of the house with its original brickwork façade holds immense appeal, as does the large, park-like plot with its beautiful mature trees and lovingly landscaped garden. Both the property and the
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE EUR 3.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,788 m2 E&V ID W-02FLZA CONTACT DARMSTADT (DE) ANDRÉ IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 6151 101 67 69 E-MAIL DARMSTADT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
grounds, which include an outdoor swimming pool and large driveway, meet top technical and aesthetic standards. The building with its many original period details is suitable for use both as a singular residence and as a property with two to three separate units. The prime location in the sought-after ‘Villenkolonie’ district of Darmstadt forms a fitting setting to match the superior calibre of this special residence.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 113 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Dream Home Boasting Luxury & Prestige
his luxurious residence, one of a kind for this location, is situated in one of the most sought-after residential areas in the region, on an elevated plot above the picturesque spa town. It welcomes residents in gracious style with a magnificent entrance hallway and a grand staircase. The prestigious and light-flooded living and dining area with a fireplace and conservatory is also laid with high-quality wooden parquet
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.35 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 311 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,861 m2 E&V ID W-02F34Z CONTACT MINDEN (DE) ANDREAS SCHNEIDER IMMOBILIEN E.K. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 571 889 11 90 E-MAIL MINDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and granite floors. In addition, it affords practically uninterrupted views of the garden grounds, which resemble the idyll of a unique modern park. The residence also impresses with amenities including its own exclusive spa suite complete with a heated swimming pool, sauna, fitness room and many other features, meaning relaxation in the peace and privacy of one’s own home is always a way of life here.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1905
Exceptional Art Nouveau Property in Stiepel
his beautiful home in an art nouveau style was built in 1905 at a prime address in Stiepel. It has been listed for its historical significance by the city of Bochum since 1989, as a monument deemed worthy of preservation in the public interest. From 1987 onwards, all of its rooms were successively refurbished. During this work, great emphasis was placed on ensuring that the original art nouveau features
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 200 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,350 m2 E&V ID W-02FT29 CONTACT BOCHUM (DE) EV BOCHUM HATTINGEN IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 234 60 29 06 20 E-MAIL BOCHUM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
were conserved throughout the building, with the addition of modern home fittings and a painstaking attention to detail. From the classic wooden floorboards to the beautiful period door frames and tiling, to the fantastic views over the Ruhr Valley – there are endless details to discover and fall in love with here. Several terraces around the house offer a pleasant outdoor ambience at any time of the day.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: BIANCA SCHMIDT/MIKE SEIDEL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 157.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Extravagant Property in the Heart of Nature
ituated close to local infrastructure and yet surrounded by unadulterated nature, this old farmhouse ensemble with a courtyard was renovated in 2016. The property is characterised by a stylish mix of historic elements and contemporary, open plan architectural design. Materials such as brick, concrete, wood and steel have been deliberately left in their natural state to underline the exceptional character of this
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 523 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,864 m2 E&V ID W-02AE8T CONTACT MOERS (DE) EUV NIEDERRHEIN IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 2841 169 38 30 E-MAIL MOERS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
home. The large, loft-like interiors form impressive spaces. Upon entry, visitors are greeted by an imposing 7 m high hallway adorned with incredible ‘street art’. Light-flooded rooms with large windows surround the inner courtyard. A custom-manufactured steel staircase leads to the upper floor where outstanding bedrooms and bathrooms await, all offering breathtaking views of the surrounding scenery.
Individual & Tasteful Residence in Holthausen
uilt in circa 1927, this impressive property occupies an approx. 994 m2 plot of land offering ample space and freedom. Currently divided into two separate living units, this listing could be converted back with minimum endeavour into one substantial home as originally envisaged. A spacious hallway leads through into a commodious living and dining room with a fireplace. Large windows flood this space with
light from two different sides. The ground floor is complemented by a master bedroom, a bedroom with separate bathroom and a kitchen that opens out to the idyllic garden. The area around the Bismarck Tower is regarded as one of the most desirable places to live in the whole of Mülheim. The ‘Witthausbusch’, Mülheim’s largest contiguous park, and the River Ruhr are both very close to this exceptional dwelling.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 204.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION CIRCA: 1927
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 950,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 302 m2 LAND APPROX. 994 m2 E&V ID W-02FERL CONTACT MÜLHEIM (DE) EV MÜLHEIM IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 208 884 84 00 E-MAIL MUELHEIM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT –ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 197 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1953 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
Family Residence in Park Grounds
his property is located at a prime address in the Hösel district of Ratingen, set in beautifully landscaped, park-like garden grounds with a paved driveway. It was built to a solid construction standard in 1953 and underwent a full refurbishment including extension work in 1982. The generously sized hallway opens to all rooms on the ground floor. The spacious kitchen offers abundant space, while the living
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 340 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,900 m2 E&V ID W-029DHU CONTACT RATINGEN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 2102 73 27 60 E-MAIL RATINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and dining area affords superb views of and barrier-free access to the charming garden with its mature trees. The grounds are enhanced still further by a heated 12 x 6 m swimming pool. The first floor of the house accommodates a total of four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Another large space in the attic is also available for possible conversion. The property also benefits from a full-sized basement level.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT/MICHAEL WEEGEN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 37.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Exclusivity in Its Element
his detached residence underwent complete refurbishment in both 2007 and 2017, led by one of Essen’s most renowned architecture firms and employing a superb quality standard. The resulting home is a blend of luxury, timeless elegance and technical sophistication, enhanced still further by a generosity of scale and a certain feel-good ambience that pervades throughout the grand property. The interiors
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 3.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 470 m2 LAND APPROX. 880 m2 E&V ID W-00G0DQ CONTACT ESSEN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 201 43 61 61 E-MAIL ESSEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
were designed and coordinated by a highly respected Belgian interior designer. The west-facing garden is captivating for its open fireplace and heatable outdoor pool, as well as for its terraces that pave the way to the luxurious wellness mecca within the house. Other highlights include a geothermal system, a high-end security alarm system, a multi-room sound system, two garage spaces, and two carport spaces.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 99.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: COGENERATION UNIT – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1993 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Magnificent Mansion Directly on the Rhine in Benrath
his impressive property just next to the River Rhine epitomizes prestigious living and upscale comfort. Its exceptional atmosphere, generous room layout and timeless elegance make this feel-good residence the ideal home for a large family. The cleverly conceived architectural design with a second entrance and stairwell mean that this luxurious dwelling could be used as a detached property with a
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 5.95 MILL. TOTAL FLOOR SPACE APPROX. 1,015 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,059 m2 E&V ID W-02F3VL CONTACT DÜSSELDORF-CARLSTADT (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 211 58 05 40 E-MAIL DUESSELDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
self-contained apartment or guest/staff apartment, or as a property for two families. The expansive living and utility space inside the mansion extends over three floors. The sheer size and elegance of the sensational entrance hallway makes a first impression that continues throughout this extraordinary property. The heart of the residence is the luxurious spa area complete with a pool, sauna and fitness room.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION CIRCA: 1859
Elegant Design in Historic Walls
his apartment occupies a secularised church dating from the 19th century. The property, appointed to the highest standards, is a unique monument that is listed and protected both inside and out for its historical significance and is sure to enthuse any lover of heritage homes. Residents enter the property from the beautiful courtyard through the entry portal into the light-filled former nave of the church.
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 880,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 203 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5 E&V ID W-02E3V2 CONTACT KÖLN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 221 258 83 10 E-MAIL KOELN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Here, an elegant kitchen fitted with high-end appliances and a dining area with a large table await. Another special feature of the apartment is the guest wing, comprising a guest room with its own dressing room and a bathroom with a large shower, as well as a guest WC. The bright living room is served by double doors and features a wood-burning stove at its centre that provides for a warm and cosy ambience.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 16.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Exclusive Living in an Idyllic Location
he choice and treatment of materials in this home are of an uncompromisingly high quality standard. On the ground floor, which spans approx. 291 m2, there are six rooms and three bathrooms, in addition to an expansive south-facing garden. The generously sized interiors and the superior features and extras including full-length window frontages, exquisite built-in furnishings, high-quality wall finishes and the latest
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 4.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 430 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 6 E&V ID W-02G20G CONTACT KÖLN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 221 29 94 50 E-MAIL KOELN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
domestic and security technology all leave nothing left to be desired. The lower ground level plays host to a spacious and comfortable guest room with shower room and adjoining hobby room, as well as various utility rooms. Another particularly impressive highlight on this level is the home sauna. An underground car park in the building offers optional parking, as well as electric charging facilities and an elevator.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 73.80 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1999 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Exclusive Residence with a Southern Flair
esigned with influences of the deep south, this outstanding property was built in lime sandstone brick in 1999 and is located between Cologne and Düsseldorf. Its living interiors span some 486 m², set on a land plot of around 1,900 m² in size. The basement level has 2.5 m ceilings and hosts a beautiful, light-flooded wellness oasis that opens to its own terrace complete with an outdoor sauna house featuring a
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.79 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 486 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,900 m2 E&V ID W-02EW7O CONTACT NEUSS (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 2131 209 44 40 E-MAIL NEUSS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
heat-insulated panoramic window. The bright ground floor with large, double-glazed window fronts and electric shutters forms the heart of this prestigious home. A large living/dining area with a fireplace, ‘Oldenburg’ wooden flooring and an open kitchen combine sumptuous home comfort with a contemporary ambience. The unique wooden veranda affords views into the far reaches of the expansive garden.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 132.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Loft-Like Living of the Finest Standard
his unique apartment spanning some 232 m² is situated on the mezzanine level of a one-of-a-kind, Bauhaus-style building. Thanks to the extravagant glass pyramid roof, the living area is flooded with light. One special highlight is the space in front of the open architectural fireplace by Brunner at the centre of the apartment looking up to the stars above. This flair underlines the unique loft character throughout.
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 638,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 302 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5 E&V ID W-02ADL3 CONTACT LÜDENSCHEID (DE) EV SÜDWESTFALEN IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 2351 35 93 30 E-MAIL LUEDENSCHEID@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Behind the only load-bearing inner wall are the private quarters and a spa oasis that will entice residents to spend time relaxing in. The integrated Whirlpool looking out to the secluded garden also makes for an excellent way in which to relax in style at home. Yet more living comfort is provided in the form of an approx. 70 m² adjoining studio, a balcony, a modern bathroom, and its own separate entrance at present.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: LICHTBILDNEREI PETER JEAN GESCHWILL –ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1740
Cultural Monument – Rarity in the Heart of the City
his exclusively appointed mansion dating from 1740 is located in the heart of Mannheim, on the beautiful square known as ‘Schillerplatz’. It underwent extensive renovation between 2000 and 2002. The splendid entrance area leading to an impressive foyer with round arches, sandstone columns and cast-iron balustrades create an instant sense here of resplendent grandeur. Throughout the interior, painstakingly preserved
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 1.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 448 m2 LAND APPROX. 310 m2 E&V ID W-02FBAW CONTACT MANNHEIM (DE) RHEIN-NECKAR-PFALZ IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 621 400 40 50 E-MAIL MANNHEIM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
period features such as the wooden floorboard, stucco ornamentation and sandstone work perfectly with modern design elements. In the south wing there is a second stairwell that leads from the raised first floor to the second floor. Large windows flood the spacious rooms with light. Boasting magnificent views and access to the atrium-like inner courtyard, this is a rare dwelling in the so-called ‘City of Squares’.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 142.20 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1966 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 2.19 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 318 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,102 m2 E&V ID W-02BZFM CONTACT STUTTGART-FEUERBACH (DE) STUTTGART-NORD IMMOBILIEN E.K. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 711 814 77 10 E-MAIL FEUERBACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his architecturally appealing property is located in a peaceful and prime location in Weilimdorf. Modernisation work in 2002 and 2003 has imbued the house with high-quality finishes that meet the utmost standards in living comfort. The very bright and spacious living/dining area affords a wonderful view of the well-kept garden and pool, while sliding doors opening to the terrace form a seamless transition. An
open plan kitchen and separate guest suite can also be found on this level. The first floor accommodates two rooms, a bathroom and a master bedroom featuring a modern en suite bathroom with a sauna. The top floor has been converted into a full residential unit ideal for renting out separately or for supplementing the existing living space on offer. There are four underground parking spaces connected directly to the house.
Detached Family Home with Pool
Beautiful Architect-Designed Home in Weinstadt
rchitecture enthusiasts will instantly recognise how the planning for this extraordinary home was inspired by the Bauhaus style, elements of which are incorporated into both the exterior and interior design. Timeless design meets exclusivity here. Great care has been taken to ensure that all rooms are bright and airy. This is achieved, for example, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows in the living area and open gallery.
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One special highlight of this home is the open fireplace in the living area. Located in the heart of the historical town of Weinstadt-Strümpfelbach, a modern dwelling has been created that blends in harmoniously with the half-timbered neighbouring properties. The garden to the rear of the house forms a superb oasis in which to spend time and relax. Meanwhile, the state capital Stuttgart is only around 20 km away.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 184.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1983 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 500,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 150 m2 LAND APPROX. 297 m2 E&V ID W-02FS51 CONTACT WAIBLINGEN (DE) LANGER & LANGER GBR
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 115.90 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Exclusive Detached Home with Views over the City
his modern and immaculate family residence extends over three floors. The garden level above the garage plays host to two bedrooms/ children’s rooms opening to a large terrace, a kitchen and a bathroom, as well as to a home sauna area with a shower, a hobby room, and two storage rooms. The ground floor boasts bright and spacious interiors with top-quality appointments. In addition to the expansive living and
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 1.29 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 197 m2 LAND APPROX. 519 m2 E&V ID W-02CYAI CONTACT ESSLINGEN (DE) CHRISTOF KNÖDLER IMMOBILIENKONTOR LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 711 655 47 80 E-MAIL ESSLINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
dining area, there is also a fitted kitchen, a guest WC and a utility room. Protected from the wind and affording marvellous views overlooking Esslingen, the terrace forms a wonderful place on which to spend time and relax. The top floor of the property features a bedroom suite with its own bathroom with a shower and bathtub, as well as its own dressing room – which in turn leads out to another splendid terrace.
Gracious Family Home with Soul
his property was built in 1923 to a solid construction standard and finds itself in very good overall condition thanks to considerate ongoing maintenance work. The residence cannot fail to impress with its abundant charm, reflected in many of the architectural features such as the symmetry of the commodious rooms with herringbone parquet flooring, as well as the intricacy of the original doors and fittings. The
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listed building has two main entrances at its disposal. There are ten rooms in total, set over a living interior of some 312 m² extending over three floors. The purist style dominant in the architecture of the ‘Golden Twenties’ is very evident in the central hallway, where splendid panelled doors open onto the cosy living rooms complete with a library and tiled stove. A double carport rounds off this rare listing.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JOEL HIEBER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1923
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 2.19 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 312 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,002 m2 E&V ID W-02FK8A CONTACT KONSTANZ (DE) GBS IMMOBILIEN BODENSEE GMBH
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 118.4 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Exclusive Property with Beautiful Garden Grounds
his exclusive home is set on a charming plot at a sought-after and peaceful address in Türkheim near Bad Wörishofen. The detached house was fully modernised in 2012, and enclosed by an idyllic garden setting complete with a modern summer house and large outdoor pool. The basement level comprises hobby rooms, a wine cellar, heating room and three other rooms. The ground and first floors are divided into seven
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.55 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 310 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,657 m2 E&V ID W-02FYVI CONTACT MEMMINGEN (DE) GEORG KRONENWETTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 8331 96 16 60 E-MAIL MEMMINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
light-flooded rooms, including three bathrooms and three bedrooms. The beautifully incorporated fireplace and the impressive marble floors with underfloor heating provide for a cosy and welcoming atmosphere. There would be scope to convert part of the first floor into a separate self-contained apartment wing. Three terraces can also be enjoyed in this property, each with awnings, wind screens and outdoor heaters.
Historic Jewel Dating from Anno 1723 in City Centre
ating back as far as 1723, this property is steeped in history and has enjoyed a loving and expert renovation. It is a listed building in excellent condition. The approx. 300-year-old doors with their former construction and splendour, and the beautiful, original floors and windows have been preserved in part. The property even boasts an original vaulted cellar. Its former use as a Huguenot and town house
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adds yet more atmosphere and charm to its rich history. Italian marble graces the floor in the entrance hallway. The entire property is flooded with natural light thanks to the many windows and patio doors. An elegant inner courtyard and a sunny roof terrace overlooking the city round off the ensemble. Combining home and work life in this delightful and tranquil dwelling would also be conceivable.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SASCHA PÖLTL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1723
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.329 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 194 m2 LAND APPROX. 150 m2 E&V ID W-02FOE5 CONTACT ERLANGEN (DE) EV REAL ESTATE GMBH
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 129.6 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2003 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 4.969 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m2 LAND APPROX. 830 m2 E&V ID W-02BE30 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 outstanding family home is situated in the upmarket Munich neighbourhood of Nymphenburg, just a few minutes’ walk from the spectacular palace grounds. Set on a quiet one-way road, surrounded by park-like gardens, the spacious detached property was built in 2003 on a fabulous plot spanning some 830 m² in total. With its generously sized interior layout, its superior quality appointments and exceptional
atmosphere throughout all the rooms, the property conveys a distinctive feel-good flair in every sense. The herringbone parquet in the living rooms and bedrooms, a private home spa and a wine tasting room are just some of the special features on offer in this residence. Its prestigious character is underlined to particularly beautiful effect by the botanically landscaped garden with its mature, south-facing trees.
Exclusive Townhouse at Prime Address in Nymphenburg
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 149 kWh/m2a – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: NATURAL GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1887 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 2.598 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 194 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-027Y1E CONTACT
Magnificent Attic Conversion
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his property now exudes a new splendour after a full refurbishment. Its slender windows and the distinctive colours of its façade make it an elegant addition to the road outside. This apartment impresses with upscale materials and a layout concept that extends over two floors. On the fourth floor there are bedrooms, bathrooms and a balcony facing the inner courtyard. A beautifully designed staircase leads up to the
spacious attic and living level, which boasts a superb kitchen for those who love to communicate while cooking. Another sculptural staircase leads to a gallery and roof terrace. One highlight is the very expensive parquet flooring, made from continuous 5 m planks of mighty oak with a refined finish. A glass elevator connects to both floors. Discreet, built-in cupboards complete the exquisite comfort on offer in this home.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 145.60 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 3.82 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 280 m2 LAND APPROX. 998 m2 E&V ID W-02FXZE CONTACT MÜNCHNER SÜDEN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS MÜNCHEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 89 649 88 60 E-MAIL MUENCHNERSUEDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
he ‘Villa Magnolia’ is situated at a prime address in Solln, a sought-after district to the south of Munich. Its proximity to the city centre and the Isar River sets this residential area apart. Renovated in 2009, the property captivates with its classic yet contemporary lines, combined with preserved period features. It comprises four bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open living/dining area with a fireplace and a large
kitchen. Only high-quality materials including travertine, botticino, French sandstone and oak parquet have been used for the floors. A home spa with a sauna, bathtub and shower, a spacious guestroom and a wine cellar can all be found on the lower ground level. A sunny terrace and outdoor pool set the scene for enjoyable hours spent outside. The house also benefits from a double garage with solar panels.
‘Villa Magnolia’ – A Dream Family Home in Solln
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The symbol of luxurious travel since 1854: The famous initials LV are the signature of the savvy craftsman Louis Vuitton.
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Right on the nail: At the Louis Vuitton trunk atelier in AsniĂ¨res near Paris, every step in the process is an act of precision. Mais oui!
Craftsman extraordinaire The rise of the House of Louis Vuitton began 165 years ago with the advent of a new era of travel: The elegant trunks from the Paris workshop soon became status symbols. Patrick-Louis Vuitton is a fifth generation trunk maker whom we were lucky enough to visit at his great-great-grandfatherâ€™s house.TEXT: Silke Benderâ€ƒPHOTOS: Louis Vuitton
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1 Georges Vuitton created the famous LV monogram in 1896 to prevent competitors from copying his work 2 The robust “monogram canvas” on the outside, the finest leather on the inside. Each piece is checked to make sure it’s flawlesst 3 Every blow of the hammer has to be perfect. One messed up nail can destroy all the work that’s gone into the piece so far 4 A vintage travel trunk in the striped p attern that was used before the monogram canvas 5 Today the former living room of the art nouveau villa in Asnières is used as a reception room 6 The trunk workshop is right next to the Vuittons’ former home 7 A hands-on craft: The tools used by a malletier, or trunk maker, haven’t changed since 1859.
“I’ve probably done more traveling than all of my ancestors put together.” PATRICK-LOUIS VUITTON
o, he’s not a bohemian. “I’m
a craftsman, and that means you start work at half past seven,” says Patrick-Louis Vuitton. Dressed in a gray and slightly crumpled suit, he leads us into the salon of the family home: a villa in the Paris suburb of Asnières, lavishly decorated in art nouveau style. There are floral patterns on the windows, a fireplace shaped like flower stems, golden chandeliers, Chesterfield sofas, bourgeois splendor wherever you look. For 34 years of his life, the bearer of the great name was forever popping in and out of the house built by his great-great-grandfather Louis Vuitton: He lived right next door. In 1984, the villa was converted into a salon for hosting company receptions. Monsieur Vuitton sits down on a gray velvet armchair, lights his pipe and talks about the days when trains and steamships began changing the world and refined society discovered the delights of travel: “Louis Vuitton picked up on the mood of the times when he started making hardwearing luggage in 1854.” He specialized in huge trunks with compartments in which china, jewelry or hats could be transported without fear of damage. Many of these historical items are on show in “la galerie,” a sort of private travel museum. They include the trunk that was developed for Africa pioneer Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza: a fold-out camp bed that ensured a good night’s sleep even in the bush. Or the one for conductor Leopold Stokowski, complete with desk and storage compartments for books and scores. The fact that the empty trunks themselves could weigh as much as 60 kilograms didn’t really matter much to the well-heeled travelers because they wouldn’t be the ones carrying them: In those days, one had staff for things like that. Before long, Louis Vuitton invented a replacement for the heavy leather used to cover the outside of the trunks: canvas impregnated with rye flour – initially gray, then striped, and eventually checkered.
Benoît-Louis and Pierre-Louis. One of them is a store director in Toronto, the other is responsible for a production site in the Rhone Valley. When Patrick-Louis Vuitton learned the art of trunk making in Asnières in the early 1970s, the business employed just 115 people. Today it’s 250. He never questioned that he would follow in the footsteps of his father, Claude. “I grew up next to the factory with the smell of leather and wood in my nostrils. We five kids would make swords and arrows out of the remnants left over from production and play cowboys and Indians,” he recalls. “And on Thursdays, Great-Grandmother Joséphine would have us to lunch at the table over there.” He points to the big dining table that follows on from the salon. “My great-grandma lived to be 104; she lived through the Franco-Prussian war and both the world wars and had plenty of stories to tell. Like the one when the Prussians stole potatoes and carrots out of our front garden.” or him, craftsmanship means dedication to the product, discipline and lifelong learning. Even today, he still masters every step in the process – from cutting the wood to operating the sewing machine. Patrick-Louis Vuitton is responsible for bespoke special orders. He built a luxurious transport box for the dogs of Louis Vuitton’s former head designer Marc Jacobs and a special trunk for celebrity chef Ferran Adrià, with space not just for aprons but for various tins – the Spaniard always collects spices on his travels. “Plus,” he smiles, “it was really important to find a safe space for his talisman, a magazine. Oh, oops, I nearly said too much there.” Discretion is important, and Vuitton doesn’t want to disclose too many names and details: “A custom-made trunk reveals all sorts of things about the person it’s made for and their idiosyncrasies.” For a Chinese customer, he made a trunk with a DVD player, a screen and a coffee machine that can be powered entirely by solar energy if required. For a collector, he built a transport box for 120 batons that once belonged to conductors from Wagner to Karajan. And he went to London to meet artist Damien Hirst, who wanted a he trunk entrepreneur made traveling presentation case for his surgeon’s instruments. Prefers traveling by car: Trunk During their 90-minute talk Vuitton, who’s pretty easier, more convenient and more maker Patrick-Louis Vuitton keeps elegant. His list of clients grew rapidly, good at drawing himself, kept sketching the ideal the family tradition alive. Hirst trunk until the artist nodded appreciatively. ranging from Empress Eugénie all the way to Vuitton has only ever built one special case for himself – for his wathe newly wealthy. “My great-great-grandfather was a craftsman; he tercolors, because he loves to paint when he’s traveling privately. Othnever traveled, but he was a good listener and a practical thinker,” erwise, he travels with off-the-peg Louis Vuitton luggage, as he will says Vuitton. “In fact, I’ve probably done more traveling than all of when he next flies to Japan – even though he detests flying: “Air travel my ancestors put together.” The company and its 20 employees moved to Asnières in 1859. Louis has lost all its flair – you constantly have to go through embarrassing Vuitton, a trunk maker by trade, wanted to move to the country, where security checks and walk through the control points without a belt, in he enjoyed visiting the dance halls and rowing clubs on the Seine on stocking feet or even barefoot: There’s nothing glamorous about that. weekends. Back then, Asnières was still a tranquil village. For the I remember the days when the captain used to welcome the passenfounder, building his villa right next door to the factory was a matter gers on board in person. But that’s all over – fini!” Personally, he says, he prefers the luxury of slowness. “When I drive of honor. “I still say factory,” chuckles his great-great-grandson. “But according to our new language guidelines, I’m actually supposed to down to the Côte d’Azur, I always allow myself more than two days for say ‘atelier’.” It’s many years since the former family business became the journey and stick to country roads. As a result I’ve discovered some of part of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, the world’s biggest the prettiest places in all of France, as well as some of the best guesthousluxury goods group, and Louis Vuitton is the strongest brand in CEO es and hotels. To me, that’s the pleasure of traveling, that’s what people probably used to experience back in the days when my great-great-grandBernard Arnault’s portfolio. In the luxury ranking of U.S. market refather started making luggage.” For several years now, Vuitton has also search institute Kantar, it has topped the list of the world’s most presbeen the proud owner of a yacht in Brittany, and loves sailing at a leitigious and valuable brands for years. Today only three Vuittons still work in the company, which cursurely pace between the coast and the island of Belle Île. There are no rently has production operations in 16 locations throughout France: prizes for guessing that he sketched the design himself – and had it custom-made by a boatyard! Patrick-Louis, who runs the “atelier” in Asnières, and his two sons
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in time for International Women’s Day in March, shortly after her own birthday and right on the heels of Fashion Week, GG invited a group of international power women and friends to Paris to attend a lunch in honor of the launch of our GG Power Women issue and cover star Barbara Sturm. During the threecourse meal at the restaurant of the Le Bristol hotel, the successful skincare specialist from Germany talked about her career and motivated her female guests to never stop believing in themselves. Several weeks later, GG hosted a group of New York power women to coincide with Dr. Sturm opening her first Boutique and Spa – a worldwide first – in SoHo. More than 60 women from the fashion, beauty and real estate industries met at the restaurant of The Mark Hotel on New York’s Upper East Side. While making new connections, the famous beauty doctor explained how to keep your skin healthy. The highlight of the event was once again the cake! In Paris, the beauty expert received a copy of the magazine cover – made entirely of sugar. In New York, GG’s guest of honor was presented with a “face cream” cake by editor-in-chief Michaela Cordes, which Barbara Sturm later served to her guests herself, saying: “Delicious and guaranteed anti-inflammatory!”
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Gary Cooper, Errol Flynn, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Yves Saint Laurent – men who were desired and envied, but also liked to provoke. Style expert François Baudot demonstrates the immense f ascination these men still hold for many today. His book and its eye-catching black-and-white photographs are a monument to male icons.
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For generations, the Lafourcade family based in St. Rémy, Provence, have dedicated themselves to architecture, refurbishing buildings and designing beautiful gardens. In this 212-page book, the family allow r eaders rare glimpses into the unique private residences, chateaux and vineyards they have worked on in the South of France over the years, sharing their unique way of life and their love of detail and design.
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Paris – a symbol of culture, art and love. This cosmopolitan city keeps enchanting people with its elegance and energy, and great artists have left their mark all over it. So it’s not surprising that photographers like Serge Ramelli constantly find inspiration here. The dramatic lighting makes Ramelli’s images almost cinematic, highlighting the beauty of the metropolis.
Daniel Wildenstein has devoted the 480 pages of this book to an exceptional painter who was dedicated to capturing light on canvas – Claude Monet. This in-depth biography closely traces the life and work of the Impressionist artist, using carefully composed texts, numerous reproductions and fantastic archival photographs. It doesn’t get more beautiful than this.
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Flowers and art – a never-ending love story. Painters like Vincent van Gogh, photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and artistic allrounder Andy Warhol all drew inspiration from the potency and beauty of flowers throughout their lives. In this magnificent book, design author Sixtine Dubly explores the development of, and fascination created by, numerous works of art. And she takes the reader on a 272-page sensual journey into the floral worlds of 40 contemporary artists.
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that allows you to experience the exhibits three-dimensionally,” says Jean Nouvel, the architect of the new national m useum of the emirate of Qatar. The French Pritzker Prize laureate is famous for his spectacular structures, like the Louvre in Abu Dhabi, the Philharmonie de Paris in the Parc de la Villette and the concert hall in Copenhagen. The museum in Doha is situated in a prominent location inside a newly developed neighborhood. It complements other cultural institutions in the area, such as the Museum of Islamic Art designed by I. M. Pei. The building seems to have been assembled from 539 sand-colored discs, whose shape and interconnectedness are designed to mirror rose rocks – crystalline mineral structures found in some parts of Qatar. The large-scale project took roughly ten years and $ 434 million to complete. The themes of the museum include Qatar’s history and its v ision for the future. The 52,000-square meter development includes the palace where Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani resided in the early 20th century – comprehensively refurbished and incorporated into the new architectural structure.
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