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Dear Reader, hether it’s an exclusive beachfront property in the Cayman Islands, a traditional finca in Mallorca or a classic chalet in Gstaad – with the purchase of a second home at their favorite vacation spot, buyers often turn a lifelong dream into reality. Roughly 30 years ago, I, too, fulfilled one of my dreams when I purchased a 500-year-old finca – then a ruin – in Mallorca. Over the years we restored it carefully and cultivated the land. Today, together with my family, I retreat to this refuge as often as I am able to. We spend a lot of time there together, helping with the grape harvest, the production of our olive oil and the caretaking of our dogs, donkeys and polo ponies. Over time, I have come to realize just how much positive energy for my entrepreneurial activities I am able to draw from physical work. Over the last 40 years, we at Engel & Völkers have made a name for ourselves around the globe as specialists in luxury real estate in the most desirable locations. Particularly when it comes to exclusive second homes, we have built up a comprehensive expertise that has been shaped by our great passion. After all, there is hardly a pairing that resonates the same way as the coming together of vacations and real estate. In the most popular markets around the world, demand considerably outstrips supply. These markets boast exclusive locations, high levels of security and excellent infrastructure. As a result, property prices in top locations are high. In 2017, chalets on Suvretta Hill in the high-end ski resort of St. Moritz fetched prices of up to € 60 million. In the same year, prices for spacious properties in Mallorca went up to around the € 40 million mark. The U.S. also stimulates interest with numerous attractive locations for second homes, like the Florida Keys, the Hamptons or Aspen and Vail in the Rocky Mountains. Caribbean islands, too, are much sought after by international buyers. Only last year, we opened an E&V shop for residential real estate in the Bahamas. In 2017, prices for top beachfront properties with private beach access on the islands cost upwards of around € 20 million. Do you dream of a second home in an exclusive vacation destination? This new edition of GG showcases numerous breathtaking properties and whisks you away to places that feel like they were made for an unforgettable break from the everyday. Let us inspire you – and maybe you, too, will find the property of your dreams very soon!
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Why experiences make us happier … Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. You’ve probably heard those wise words before. They could have come from psychology professor Thomas Gilovich, who scientifically proved in a 20-year study at C ornell that the joy we gain from material possessions doesn’t last as long as the satisfaction we get from investing in a special experience. This trend can be observed most clearly among Millennials (people who were born roughly between 1980 and 2000), and it’s one of the reasons we have dedicated this issue entirely to travel. In addition to sharing our personal selection of exceptional destinations, we feature some of the extraordinary personalities who have devoted their lives to creating unforgettable experiences and memories for their clients or guests: Izak Senbahar, Michael Poliza, Christoph Henkel and Liran Wizman. Allow us to take you away on an inspirational journey from the American West to Manhattan’s Upper East Side – and all the way to the Seychelles. We hope you enjoy the new issue! Yours,
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Last May, Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper also stayed at The Mark with his girlfriend Irina Shayk (in the photo, they’re leaving the hotel to attend the Met Gala). Now, you can even take home a little bit of The Mark glamour: The dinner plates and other accessories are available for sale in The Mark’s new online shop.
THANK YOU CONTRIBUTORS
SVEN MICHAELSEN One of Germany’s best interviewers always aims for the big picture and has a knack for getting his subjects to open up. His secret: He is always well prepared, a good listener with lots of life experience. A book with a selection of his best work has just been published in Germany entitled Don’t Print That! He lives with his family in Hamburg.
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CHARL KRUMM Charl Krumm b ecame an Engel & V ölkers license partner in Bloubergstrand in 2015. That residential area of northern Cape Town is known for its excellent kitesurfing and the real estate consultant also enjoys the sport. He is married to an interior decorator and has three children. Olivier Lordonnois has been General Manager of New York’s The Mark Hotel since 2011. He grew up in Paris, where he began his career. What does he appreciate about the luxury hotel on the Upper East Side? “The French flair. That’s what makes The Mark so unique in this city.”
ANN ABEL Ann Abel is an American travel writer based in Lisbon. She has traveled to 86 countries and written about them for publications including Afar, Forbes, Departures, Condé Nast Traveller, Robb Report and Outside. She is eagerly planning her next weekend in Comporta.
PHOTOS: ANDRA (1), MARK SEELEN (1)
DONG JIN WOO A communication designer from South Korea, Dong Jin Woo has been a member of GG’s graphic design team for the past year and a half. For this issue, he repeatedly had to set his alarm for 5 am in order to procure picture material from architects in Seoul.
20 Comporta: The untamed coastline near L isbon draws surfers and celebrities.
ART & DESIGN
26 Wild at heart: bags, backpacks and sculptures inspired by nature.
28 The Bucket List Facilitator: Patrick
Enste fulfills unconventional dreams.
30 The opposite of discreet. When SHE sees red, it’s the hot, fiery variety.
32 Fifty shades of brown. HE is putting his money on earth tones this season.
34 Let’s go East: Asia style adds a fashionable twist to food, drink and design.
BOOKS te Neues celebrates Sani, the fivestar Greek resort, with a brand new book. MAN Vespa 98cc reloaded: electric scooter designed by Giulio Iacchetti.
AT HOME THE MARK
38 Making his Mark. An interview with
the owner of New York’s top hotel Izak Senbahar.
NORTH ISLAND MICHAEL POLIZA
AMANGIRI AT HOME Switching off on the beaches of North Island among giant tortoises and surrounded by unspoilt nature. An extraordinary trip to the Seychelles.
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WOMAN Hippy chic: delicate “India Leaf” pendant by Tamara Comolli.
AT HOME When charm meets European sophistication. A conversation with Izak S enbahar, the owner of New York’s hotspot The Mark Hotel.
48 Let’s go North! A visit to North Island in the Seychelles. A paradise in complete solitude with only eleven guest villas.
54 Cinema for the soul. Michael Poliza de-
signs exquisite trips to the most spectacular locations on our planet.
64 Wild, wild west. A visit to the Aman-
giri in Utah – a resort successfully envisioned by Christoph Henkel.
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72 FOR SALE The White House Beach Villa in Yzerfontein, South Africa.
LOOK Shady: paper parasol “Brelli Clear” (The Brelli).
54 AT HOME An Airstream trailer in the spectacular Salar de Uyuni salt pan in Bolivia.
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72 Ideal vacation home: The White
House Beach Villa in South Africa.
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196 AT HOME Magical desert – the Amangiri resort in Utah blends into the enormous rock formations.
OFFICES Creatives from all over flock to the Sir Hotels.
78 Mansions, villas, office space – the best real estate around.
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196 The Sir Hotels brand is popping up in E urope’s most exciting cities.
206 Gems and curiosities for your coffee table or nightstand – plus a piece of literary furniture.
210 The Kosmos Hotel on Ulleungdo island is full of positive energy.
ALWAYS EDITORIAL EDITOR’S LETTER ADDRESSES
8 A foreword to the new issue. 10 Why experiences make us happier. 208 Where we got it all: names, addresses and manufacturers.
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ART & DESIGN Stephan Hürlemann gives new life to old tables and chairs.
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Comporta, south of Lisbon, where rice grows in abundance. The straw is used to make baskets, fences and thatched roofs.
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For years, the untamed stretch of Portuguese coast known as COMPORTA was a well-kept secret. Here, south of Lisbon, the air is scented with pine, the houses are thatched and the paths are sandy. Storks and flamingos live undisturbed alongside fishermen and farmers. These days, they are joined by creatives from the capital and lots of people with famous names. TEXT: Ann Abel
1 Nestled amid the pines: a villa with a private pool belonging to Sublime Comporta 2 Sal restaurant in Praia do Pego 3 Cavalos na Areia is a stable offering horseback riding on the beach – the perfect way to explore the many kilometers of white sand 4 Breakfast for two with a view 5 Storks’ nests are a regular sight in Comporta 6 Ready for an outdoor massage at the Sublime Comporta 7 followed by a taste of the hotel’s experimental cuisine? 8 A lagoon with a pier 9 The living room of a villa at the Sublime Comporta hotel 10 One of countless rice fields where the storks are guaranteed to find plenty to eat.
here are a handful of places that defy certain rules of economics: the Hamptons in the ’70s, St. Barts in the ’80s, José Ignacio and Trancoso in the early 2000s. These are places where people who have a great deal of wealth go to spend a few days as if they had none at all. Where boldface names trade their Berlutis for Havianas and sit drinking cheap, local beer with weathered old fishermen. Where everyone gets to be themselves, forgets about being “on” and stops being a socialite. Where everyone takes off the mask.
The next of these places is Comporta, a cluster of coastal Portuguese But most of the land remains rugged, grounds for gnarled cork trees, villages spread out over an area of more than 30,000 acres about a pines and unmanicured wildflowers. The interiors likewise emphasize the outdoors, with natural materials, understated tones and floor-toone and a half hour’s drive from Lisbon. “The Hamptons of wherever” has long been lazy shorthand, but Comporta is a favored weekceiling windows. Designed by José Alberto Charrua and Miguel Cânend getaway for Lisbon’s elite, as cio Martins (known for the Budwell as other in-the-know Europedha Bar and the Man Ray in Paris), ans. Christian Louboutin, Jacques the public spaces and guest rooms Grange, Philippe Starck and don’t have a lot of flash, but they want for nothing. There are more, Anselm Kiefer are among those bigger villas, with two to five bedwho own homes here – many of them in the traditional “Comporrooms, in the works. ta cabana” style, with small footne of the joys of Comprints and thatched roofs and porta is the (lack of) dinwalls. But not on the 7.5 miles of ing scene. People invite pristine white beach, on which new friends into their homes in the evening. That’s not so easy for nothing can be built and which is one of Europe’s most beautiful. hotel guests, so Sublime Comporta Now Americans are also starting just updated its restaurant, called to take note. Sem Porta (without a door), in color now, there’s no glitz. Even laboration with a hotshot chef. The the biggest village, also menu is long and varied. They’ve also planted a 16,000-square-foot called Comporta, looks like organic garden with more than 300 any other southern Portuguese varieties of herbs and vegetables. town, with lime-washed white They’ll be taking that other cliché, buildings with bright blue trim and terra-cotta roofs, thatched lit“garden to table,” seriously, with tle houses, and narrow streets and private dinners among the plots. small squares dotted with red café The hotel also just finished a maumbrellas advertising Sagres beer. jor upgrade of its spa and is ampThat is, until you go inside. There ing up its wellness programming. are several shops selling beautiStill, you don’t go to a place like Comporta has many antique stores. Comporta Bliss (Assouline), also contains many wonderful finds. ful, locally made scarves for €200 Comporta to hole up in a hotel. and hippie-chic dresses for €800. Along with those endless beaches, The unassuming minimercado is the area brims with the beauty of stocked with caviar, pink Himalathe Alentejo: cork trees, vineyards, yan salt, imported cheese and French Champagne. gleaming-green rice fields and every so often a stork’s nest. Driving is Until a few years ago, the only way into Comporta was to have the fine, but a better to way to explore is on horseback, on a ride organized right friends or to rent a private villa. There’s still just one hotel, and by Cavalos na Areia over tree-covered hills, past rice paddies and over thankfully, it’s one that’s sublimely comfortable. That one isn’t just sand dunes, and finally along the beach. The company owner was so a lazy adverb. Sublime Comporta, which opened in 2014, is a retreat friendly that when my friend asked about buying his weathered gauon a 42-acre swath of land that lives up to its name. Once the private cho hat (indeed from Argentina), he insisted he just take it for free. estate of a prominent Portuguese family, Sublime Comporta has 34 My horse had some spunk, but I didn’t quite work up an appetite rooms and suites spread out across several building, a main house with my trotting. I still went for a beach lunch afterward, as you do in and a handful of private cabana villas with private pools and a central Comporta. At Sal restaurant in Praia do Pego, the staff brought out a lodge that serves as a gathering place, designer boutique, reception parade of perfectly simple dishes – terrific octopus salad, the lightest area and bar – its glass windows inscribed with quotes from Winston calamari I’ve ever had – and excellent local rosé. Apparently there were some celebrities nearby. Feet in the sand and fingers messy, everyone’s Churchill, Mark Twain and Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa about mask had been tossed aside ages ago. the pleasures of wine.
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SOFT SKILLS Atlanta-based artist Claire Chambless is a master of sensory stimuli. “Would You Love Me If …” is made of paper fans, pipe cleaners and glitter.
Gentle Revolution LOVE “Let’s make sex better for all people.” That’s the motto of U.S. unisex brand Maude – a great idea, with great products to boot (anything from condoms to lube). Moreover, the products are all free of toxins and look amazing, even outside the bedroom.
THEATRICAL GIANTS “Giants with Dwarf” is an installation developed by architect and designer Stephan Hürlemann for the Swiss furniture company Horgenglarus. It consists of seven sculptures, some of them up to three meters tall: a monkey, a bee, a duck, a tired warrior, a panda, the Pink Panther (pictured here with the designer) and a mythological dwarf. Hürlemann and his team constructed the sculptures using table and chair parts from the manufacturer’s more than 100year-old component archive in the city of Glarus. Suspended from the ceiling and with strings attached to their body parts like marionettes, the figures come alive.
METAMORPHOSIS The last stage of insect development is called imago. It is also the name of the new collection by designer Konstantin Kofta whose bags and backpacks have been inspired by the capriciousness of nature.
ERTILE German F designer duo Nui Studio has successfully developed a hanging lamp with a self-contained ecosystem inside. The beautiful Mygdal Plantlights will flourish even in windowless interior rooms. Patent pending.
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Once in a Lifetime In times of mass tourism, The Bucket List Facilitator offers the opposite travel experience: total individuality. Founder Patrick Enste talks about unique experiences, goals and wishes. 3
Mr. Enste, in 2012 you founded The Bucket List Facilitator, a company specializing in making people’s exceptional wishes come true. How did you come up with the idea for your company? I had been working in the high-end segment of the tourism industry for quite a while already – renting out villas and chartering yachts. I very much enjoyed the challenge of trying to fulfill unusual requests. For example, things like arranging a meeting with a president, flying two bottles of 1947 Dom Pérignon plus a person to look after them from Paris to South America (the vintage of the Champagne was the birth year of the lady who was going to receive it as a 65th birthday present from her husband) or organizing a visit to an emerald mine in the Colombian jungle. These are just a few of the requests I received, and they inspired the idea. I realized that there was a clientele out there genuinely looking for people who could turn their ideas and wishes into reality. Something no travel agent was offering. this? Between 2005 and 2012, I was in South America converting pri-
vate villas into small boutique hotels and also managing them on behalf of the owners when they first opened. During that time I met five heads of state and a number of Hollywood greats. That probably wouldn’t have happened to me back in Germany. What has been your most difficult mission to date? I know of a car collector who is desperately looking for a 1931 Bugatti “Royale Kellner Coupé.” Only six of these cars were ever built and they are either exhibited in museums or owned by other collectors. To this day, I have been unable to find one for sale that he could buy.
Of all the requests you have received, which did you find the most
The world is full of fascinating destinations and things to experience, and 2 Patrick Enste knows how to turn your wishes into reality. In 2012, he founded The Bucket List Facilitator in Hamburg, a company that specializes in making a your unusual and discerning dreams come true. Among these are custom-made trips like 1 safaris, 3 trips to the Caribbean (to go diving with sharks, for instance), 4 rides in a hot air balloon at a festival in Cappadocia, 6 expeditions to the polar regions and 5 a special watch by Panerai, like the “Lo Scienziato” whose case is made of brushed titanium. 6
A gentleman asked for his personal love story to be written up beautifully like a piece of literature. So we had a custom-made hardback with lovely illustrations produced in a printshop in the town where he had met his wife. I’m a romantic myself, so I thought this was a magnificent silver wedding anniversary gift. Who is your target audience and how much do you charge? My clients are usually over 45, affluent and are retired professionals. There comes a time when people start looking back on their lives and realizing that despite their wealth, they have not fulfilled some of their dreams. My services are currently used mostly by North and Latin American clients, and I charge between five and fifteen percent of the cost of the job.
How do you develop these special experiences for your c lients?
I try to get to know them as best I can. Some are very shy, so you have to be very sensitive in your approach to finding out the necessary details. After all, it’s all about someone else’s dreams, not my own. Each client creates these “once in a lifetime” moments in their imagination. It could be anything from wanting to own a unique item to meeting a particular person or idol or arranging a trip. You don’t just have to fulfill the wish itself, but also organize all the related extras: the right modes of transportation, the exceptional hotel room, that one special table in a particular restaurant, the photographer who will document the whole thing. Everything has to be just right. Normally, I rely on local guides in the various locations, but if the clients prefer, I am happy to accompany them myself.
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Things are heating up again just before fall with tomato-colored foulards, cherry-red lips and more. 7 EAR CANDY Dress for the occasion with a pair of rose gold and carnelian paisley earrings by Tamara Comolli, approx. € 1,300.
2 BRAVO Antonio Berardi’s outfits boast casual cuts and bright colors – and elicit thunderous applause. Price on request.
8 CERISE The “Cherries Rainy Day MakeUp Pouch” will brighten up your day regardless of the weather. By Anya Hindmarch, approx. € 250.
3 ARTFUL Warhol to go: the “LUMAS x The Skateroom” project combines art and skateboarding, and supports social projects. Board approx. € 220.
4 CANINE Inspired by the Chinese year of the dog: silk scarf with rolled, handstitched edges. Paul Smith, approx. € 125.
9 UNIQUE Just the right amount of red has a sensual effect and carpet designer Jan Kath is a master of his craft! Carpet by Haghnazari, price on request. 10 BREATHE A stylish way to humidify your home: “Lantern Humidifier” by Yanko Design, price on request.
5 WHIRL The diamonds on the 18-karat rose gold “Happy Diamond Icons” watch dance around its dial. Chopard, € 6,800. 6 PISCINE What a catch! This embroidered “Poséidon” linen cushion brings the Mediterranean into your living room and onto your couch. By Iosis, approx. € 79.
11 KISS-PROOF Long-lasting: Rodin Olio Lusso lipsticks boast matte textures and eleven nourishing oils. Via The Line, approx. € 33.
12 RED-HOT This limited edition, lacquered steel tube chair is one of only ten units produced. “Red Chair” by Alexander Lervik via Gallery Pascale, price on request.
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1 BRIGHT Designed in 1953 by Mathieu Matégot, the “Satellite” pendant lamp is timeless, thanks to its lovely organic shape. By Gubi, approx. € 670.
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2 CONFIDENT High-water pants? Bold colors? In questions of style, Cerruti instinctively comes up trumps. Price on request.
9 HEADGEAR You don’t have to be into woodwork to wear this innovative hat made of organic mahogany. By Tête de Bois, € 245.
4 DACHSHUND 5 The puppy-dog eyes on this cute ceramic bowl say: Take me home with you, please! By Jonathan Adler, approx. € 200.
6 TURN IT UP Great sound and 24-hour playback time: “HSP-60 PRO” wireless, water-resistant loudspeaker by Head, approx. € 60. 7 ICONS This opulent collection of vases
8 CHARGED A chic accessory for techies: stylish leather tag with lightning cables and a USB connector. By Native Union, available from Mr. Porter, € 45.
3 TREE POWER The plant-based, nourishing “Birch Bark Daily Shampoo” comes in a glass bottle. By Wise, approx. € 17.
5 DOTS AHOY! This “Polka Dots” silk pocket square by Dries van Noten is an essential part of any collection. Available from Mr. Porter, € 100.
pays homage to the master of stilllife painting Giorgio Morandi. “Le Morandine V” by Sonia Pedrazzini, price on request.
10 SCOOTER Giulio Iacchetti’s new take on the Vespa 98cc with coffee-colored handlebar grips and an electric engine. Price on request. 11 STYLISH Digital communication is so mundane. Why not go old-school with this walnut, brass and copper writing set by Ystudio. Available from Mr. Porter, € 295.
12 SMART The “Formula 1004 Leather Rolling Suitcase” by Berluti is a firstclass companion. Available from Mr. Porter, € 4,500.
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Welcome to the East! The Asia style currently en vogue combines elements of kawaii or the culture of cuteness with a classical, elegant aesthetic.
1 TRENDY Ramen dishes are extremely popular in Japan. Tokyo boasts over 5,000 ramen bars – and they’re rapidly expanding into the West 2 EXPRESSIVE The album Love Yourself: Tear by the South Korean band BTS merges K-pop and hip-hop. BigHit Entertainment, approx. € 29.50 3 FOR FUN What look like comic characters are actually face masks. The Face Shop + Kakao Friends, from approx. € 4.25 4 CLASSIC Lamp
“Andon” is made of rice paper and bamboo. Time & Style, approx. € 685 5 SUSHI SOCKS The contents of sushi box “Nigirizushi with Salmon and Maki Cucumber” will keep your feet warm! Socks P lace, € 15.99 6 MIKADO is the name of this sideboard designed by Front. Porro, approx. € 4,680 7 CHARMING Kimmidolls with personality, from € 21 each 8 PARASOL “Brelli Clear,” The Brelli, from approx.
€ 67 9 GIMMICK Waving cat, Nanoblock, € 10.95 10 KANPAI! Sake from Kobe, Hakutsuru, from approx. € 14 11 TINY Bonsais are the ultimate in aesthetic garden art. Price range: € 20 to 1.1 million! 12 TWO IN ONE Nendo with a twist: Chopsticks “Rassen,” Hashikura Matsukan, approx. € 17.50 13 BIZARRE Killing Commendatore, Haruki Murakami’s new novel, Knopf, $ 24 (U.S. release date: October 9, 2018).
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Developer, mastermind & perfectionist: Izak Senbahar on the rooftop terrace of his New York hotel The Mark.
MARK Black and white with a touch of orange – since its reopening The Mark on the Upper East Side of Manhattan has become the chicest hotspot in town. Who would have known that this remarkable hotel, recently voted “the best city hotel in the world,” was the careful creation of its mulitalented owner: Izak Senhabar, born in Turkey, with a technical engineering degree and a secret passion for playing the bongos. GG met the mastermind behind The Mark whose next move will be Paris. INTERVIEW & PRODUCTION: Michaela Cordes PHOTOS: Mark Seelen
â&#x20AC;&#x153;At The Mark, everything is YES!â&#x20AC;? Izak Senbahar was born in Istanbul but left to study in the U.S. when he was 17.
Fashion statement! Izak Senbahar with frequent guest and Net-a-Porter co-founder Carmen Busquets in the black-and-white hotel lobby.
“When you think New York, we want you to think: The Mark!” IZAK SENBAHAR
â&#x20AC;&#x153;My vision was to create a mecca for fashion, Hollywood, art and business. A bar and restaurant with a wide menu from caviar to pizza.â&#x20AC;?
rom the Alexico Group offices on the 33rd
ful and design-inspired residential buildings in New York City. That’s
floor of a midtown Manhattan office building,
quite an unusual career for the son of a bra maker from Istanbul. How
is dominated by the impressive skyscrapers that form New York’s concrete jungle. On the office desk of Alexico’s president Izak Senbahar, huge piles of paper create a very similar scenario. “Each pile represents one of my projects,” says the dynamic businessman who could easily pass for actor Al Pacino’s younger brother. “I write down notes and thoughts wherever I am, collect them here and send them off to my team. This one,” he says, pointing to the pile closest to him, “are all my current notes on The Mark!”
underestimate bra making, it has its own perks (he smiles again). My parents sent me to the French Lycée in Istanbul. It was a strong school. When I graduated in 1977, Turkey was going through a difficult time. There were fascists, communists, socialists, all kind of movements and the hostility between these groups exploded at the universities. It became so bad that universities had to close for months at a time. My father decided that I needed to go abroad to continue my education. He was a big believer in education. The Lycée helped us with placements abroad and the government lifted restrictions for travel and foreign exchange if you scored high in the national university entrance exam that you needed Mr. Senbahar, last year the German business publication Bilanz-Magto take in order to go to university. I did score high and was slated to azine declared The Mark Hotel the “best city hotel in the world.” Since go to Lausanne, Switzerland. A friend of mine who went to scout the its opening seven years ago, your hotel has won all kinds of prestigplace said “Lausanne! So grown-up! Only one club! And everybody is ious awards. It has clearly become one of the most successful luxury in bed by midnight. We will die out there!” We were 17 years old, and hotels in the world. But you seem to be quite humble and understatIstanbul was a party town, we loved to party and go out. So my other ed about that... (He smiles) It’s like synchronized swimming. It looks friend said: “I’m going to talk to my father. He has a friend who is the effortless but under the water we work very hard. I have a passion for dean of engineering at a university in Washington.” Next thing you knew, we were off to the States! The Mark and the brand. I kind of wanted to make it the best hotel in Were you open to that idea? Are you kidding? I was thrilled! The dean New York – and really in the world. I am obsessive about the details said: “Send the boys over, I’ll take – visually, aesthetically, service-wise and experience-wise. I study hotels. care of them.” And you know what, I love hotels! the dean and his family became our But this is your first hotel, right? No, family – they took care of us, helped I’ve built and managed many hotels us with everything. We didn’t speak before. But not really to this level. a word of English. And when I gradWho designed The Mark? We selectuated with a mechanical engineered Jacques Grange to reimagine the ing degree he said to me “Izak, you whole place and his black-and-white have a good business mind, you theme in the lobby became a fashion should do an MBA in New York, it statement and set a trend for many is where business is.” So I went to IZAK SENBAHAR others. We also commissioned very NYU and fell in love with the city. talented artists like Ron Arad, Eric I took a liking to trading on Wall Street and took a foreign exchange Schmitt, Vladimir Kagan, Mattia Bonetti, Paul Mathieu and a few others to create one-of-a-kind furtrading class. The teacher was this big guy, Heinz Riehl – a German nishings and artworks exclusively for The Mark Collection. guy. He was the head trader at Citibank and at night he taught a foreign Are you involved in the day-to-day operations? My day is broken down exchange trading class for fun. It was a large class and I always sat in into two. Until 5:30 pm I am in real estate and construction. At 5:30 I the back. The day after the final exam, in the last class before graduaget a cup of coffee and a piece of chocolate and sit down and concention, he called my name and said “Mr. Senbahar, do you want a job?” I said “Yes – is this a joke?” (I didn’t have a green card and getting intertrate on The Mark Hotel and the brand. Branding The Mark has beviews was very hard). He answered: “I don’t know if I told you guys this, come my passion. I go over all the marketing materials, social media, but whoever gets the best grade in the final gets a job offer from me.” hotel operations, look at what is trending, new ideas, new amenities, After the class a lady who was in the same class stopped me and told improvements, and so on. Whatever I can think of to create the best me her husband was the vice president of a large French commodity experience for our guests. What makes The Mark so different from other hotels? Our mission trading firm called Sucre et Denrees and that I should meet him. So is to make The Mark experience memorable. We strive to make it a I did. I really liked him and the firm and I ended up passing on the luxurious, hassle-free environment. Everything is a “YES” unless it job at Citibank and went to work for Sucre et Denrees. I did well and is a crazy request. At check-out we ask you “How can we make your became the head trader in less than three years. That got attention in next stay better? Is there anything you want us to improve?” We value the industry and Goldman Sachs offered me a job. I accepted and quit feedback (good or bad). All the feedback is shared in internal meetings my other job but then declined when the job’s location suddenly beand acted upon. I think people are moving a little away from material came London. I didn’t want to leave New York. So how did you end up in construction? While I was figuring out things and valuing experiences a lot more. For my birthdays or anniwhat to do next, a friend contacted me and told me about a Turkish versaries I prefer a trip to a gift any day. When you travel with friends construction firm that wanted to build a skyscraper in Manhattan. I and loved ones you create priceless memories for a lifetime. There is laughed because I didn’t know anything about construction. But then no substitute for that. I think in The Mark our job is to make you have I met the owner who was in town for a week. We went for a drink, I a memorable experience that will stay with you forever and condition told him I had zero knowledge of the business. He said, “Look, I don’t you to come back and repeat. When you think New York, we want you know anybody else in New York, I don’t speak English. You speak Engto think The Mark! You remember Pavlov’s dog? You were born in Turkey and left home to study in the U.S. when you lish and you are an engineer – you are my man.” I was nervous and were 17. You became a mechanical engineer and today you own the asked him if we could maybe start with building a small townhouse. Alexico Group, which is known for building some of the most beautiI still remember his answer. “You are young and you have time, I am my view through large windows
did you get started back then? Don’t
“It’s like sychronized swimming. It looks effortless but under the water we work very hard.”
“In this business you have to like people. If you are an introvert, try something else!” IZAK SENBAHAR
Izak Senbahar in the bar of The Mark Hotel: “Branding this place has become my passion. Whatever I can think of to create the best!”
Hotdogs & flowers. Izak Senbahar is now excited to take The Mark to Paris: â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will design it with Jacques Grange and the same team.â&#x20AC;?
in my sixties and I have no time to waste. Don’t worry about my money. We will build a big building. I will teach you.” So I figured okay, I had warned him enough. We built a great building at 353 Central Park West that still looks good today. Then we built another high-rise on the East Side. After that he said he wanted to get into infrastructural work. I, on the other hand, wanted to continue and build more luxury residential buildings. So I formed my own company and continued building. Paying a lot of attention to detail – is that something you grew up with? I don’t think so. It came to me gradually. As I continued building I got more and more enamored with design and aesthetics. Good design gave me enjoyment and bad design bothered me. If a hotel room doesn’t make me feel good I change rooms. In hotels I go to regularly, I know exactly what rooms I like. But in a new hotel (he laughs as he says this), my wife will wait in the lobby until I find the right room. But I do it in a nice way. I just tell the receptionist: “I am not happy, I need a different room.” Another thing that makes The Mark so different from other hotels is that it has become such a strong and quite chic brand…
I really like branding. With Jacques Grange we created a timeless and unique product. The unique design coupled with the location and the service level from the seasoned staff caught the eye of trendsetters, fashion and art people. And Hollywood followed. It is private, chic, intimate, and in my humble opinion, beautiful. So you really are the mastermind behind it all. Were you personally involved in every little detail when you created this hotel? I
meet every Tuesday morning and go over everything from service to aesthetics to other daily business. We discuss any comments we have received from guests. It is always about what we can do to improve, and our commitment to excellence. One of the biggest and most glamorous events in NYC is the yearly Met Gala, for which stars like Rihanna, Gigi Hadid or Kendall Jenner get ready in your hotel. After the official gala event, The Mark very often hosts the spectacular after-party...
Almost everyone gets dressed at The Mark and that creates a surreal atmosphere for the departures for the Met Gala. Most of the time we have the Met Gala after-party where everyone returns to The Mark after the dinner. We have had incredible performances from Justin Timberlake to Migos. This year’s Met Gala after-party was hosted by Donatella Versace and Anna Wintour. It was pretty awesome. How much of your success do you think is due to the fact that you bring a European eye and feel to the New York hotel market? I
do think there is quite a bit of appreciation for European flair in New York. Europeans are more seasoned hoteliers because of their long history with old-world hotels. That does not mean, however, that the Americans are not doing it right. In fact, America has been very successfully emulating the old European-style service and often besting it. You have to create the right ambiance. To me, the question is always – how do we make somebody feel good and at home.
“I tried 11 different mattresses, soaps, croissants. Yes, I can get obsessive...”
How many people work at The Mark?
We have a big staff of around 300. We run a very heavy service business. We involve the entire staff and ask for feedback on a daily basis. Every staff member feels as if they are part of the family. We have a very good team under the watch of Olivier Lordonnois. Where is he from? He’s French. We imported him.
sat in almost every kind of chair and tried 11 different mattresses. I tried the shower, soaps, shampoos, croissants, forks, coffee. You name it, and I have tried IZAK SENBAHAR it. I will do the same when we start building the next The Mark. We just In 2012, Hurricane Sandy forced signed in Paris. I want to do three many downtown New Yorkers to more in the first phase. We are looking in London and also in Los An- find refuge in uptown hotels when their apartment buildings floodgeles. We need great locations and it is difficult to find the right loca- ed. The Mark was omnipresent in the local papers during that time tions. The Mark Paris will be on the river right across from the Eif- since many prominent personalities made The Mark their new home. fel Tower, with a rooftop and a spa. We are designing it with Jacques It felt like The Mark had made uptown hip again all of a sudden. Was Grange and the same team. It’s so exciting to work with such a tal- that a turning point for your hotel? I wouldn’t call it a turning point ent pool. since The Mark was already rocking. During Sandy, it looked like the Do you think part of your success is due to the fact that you love to lobby of a hotel in Gstaad in continuous apres-ski mode for 72 hours. Everybody was stuck indoors and hanging out in the lobby, the bar, the socialize? Does it help to know how to be a good host? If you want to be a hotelier and you want to be successful, you have to like people. restaurant. We kept everything open around the clock. Jean-Georges You have to like the service business. If you are an introvert, try some- Vongerichten himself kept delivering food from his other restaurants where the food needed to be rescued because of the lack of electricity. thing else. The hotel business is a social business. What are the essentials of a hotel room? The essentials of a hotel It was a never-ending party! What happened after that was an instant room are good aesthetics, a high-water-pressure shower, a firm bed, appreciation for uptown and Madison Avenue for its manicured and luxurious linens, a big TV and fast Wi-Fi. luxurious look and feel. Cool downtowners felt nostalgic and started ... the best feature in my room is the water pressure, by the way... (He frequenting uptown again. Now people from downtown come up to laughs ).... Everybody loves good water pressure. me and say “Izak, you really mixed the best of downtown and uptown How about good lighting? Very important. I don’t let anybody touch and created an incredible ambiance in this place! lighting except for our lighting consultant Herve Descottes. He does The location of The Mark hotel was just as legendary as that of the all the settings in our computerized system and nobody is allowed to Carlyle Hotel just a few yards away, and was originally constructed mess with it. I don’t like lobbies that are so bright that when you enter in 1927. What was your vision when you signed the sales contract in 2006? I had big plans. I wanted to create a mecca for fashion, Hollyyou feel like you are walking into a surgery room. Do you train your staff yourself to take this special approach to serwood, art and business. I wanted a homey but arresting design. I wantvice? There is one great thing about this business: a lot of young, ed European flair. I wanted a bar and a restaurant with a wide menu smart, international students come out of Lausanne or Cornell and from caviar to pizza. all the other great hotel schools around the globe. So there is a huge Are your sons Alexi and Oliver interested in becoming part of the busiinternational talent pool who enters the hotel business year after year. ness? Yes. One of them is already working with me and just finished Continued on page 208 Our staff is trained by our general manager Olivier Lordonnois. We
PHOTO: WILDERNESS SAFARIS /AUSTEN JOHNSTON
Far from the madding crowd. North Island boasts four amazing beaches: East Beach, West Beach, Honeymoon Cove and Dive Beach.
Let’s go NORTH All it takes is a twenty-minute helicopter ride northwest of the main island and you arrive at one of the world’s most exclusive eco resorts: North Island. An unforgettable visit to this exquisite island paradise in the Seychelles where you are able to enjoy the attractive mix of untouched solitude paired with five-star service. TEXT: Michaela Cordes PHOTOS: Wilderness Safaris (www.wilderness-safaris.com)
Only eleven villas sit along the soft, sandy beach. And giant tortoises lay their eggs in the garden.
PHOTO: WILDERNESS SAFARIS /ANDREW HOWARD
Villa Number 11, which is 750 square meters in size, is the largest villa â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and where Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are said to have stayed.
1 Each villa provides bicycles for their guests to explore the island 2 The elegant interior of one of the island’s eleven villas. Ten are identical; 750-squaremeter Villa 11 is the largest 3 The Seychelles stilt palm 4 Kayaking is one of many activities available on North Island 5 The rare Seychelles blue pigeon is only found here 6 Enjoy wonderful treatments at the island’s spa, like Thai acupressure massage 7 The Aldabra giant tortoises roam wild, can weigh up to 250 kg and live for well over 100 years 8 Enjoy a romantic lunch or candlelight dinner high above the restaurant. 1
You can go snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing – or simply relax and do nothing at all… 4
PHOTOS: 1, 2, 5–8 – WILDERNESS SAFARIS/ANDREW HOWARD, 3 – WILDERNESS SAFARIS/NORTH ISLAND, 4 – WILDERNESS SAFARIS/AUSTEN JOHNSTON, RIGHT: WILDERNESS SAFARIS/AUSTEN JOHNSTON
he helicopter touches down softly on one of Jolie are said to have booked Villa Number 11, the biggest villa, for a romantic getaway; Prince William and Kate spent their honeymoon the island’s green meadows, still damp from the last tropical shower. Seconds later, at least in Villa Number 4, which is the same size and has the same layout six maids and butlers – all dressed in beige – as mine. One senses immediately why celebrities in particular feel at dash over to greet me and guide me to one of home here: There are few other places on earth where you feel so far the electric buggies parked nearby. “Did you from civilization – and probably so well shielded from the paparazzi. have a good trip? Perhaps I should take you to The resort is surrounded by thick jungle. The 120 staff who are always on hand to fulfill your every wish – within reason – live on the your villa first,” suggests one beige-clad lady in other side of the island. Breakfast times, for example, are supremely a charming French-English accent, leading the way. I have arrived on North Island! It seems inflexible, as I discover the next morning after having overslept and recredible that only nine hours ago I was still sitting in the busy Turkalizing to my great joy that I can still order scrambled eggs and toast ish Airlines airport lounge, waiting for my connecting flight. But now at what otherwise would count as early lunchtime. I am in paradise: The barely two-square-kilometer private island is “For many years, North Island had a real problem with rats,” explains not much bigger in size than Monaco. But this idyllic spot seems general manager Bruce Simpson at dinner under a takamaka tree. I very scarcely populated and there are hardly any buildings! Guests am sitting at the table, my feet in the sand, enjoying the fresh fish I get around on foot, on a bicycle or by electric buggy and you will only witnessed being caught that very afternoon. Rats? I find this hard to find one restaurant, a library, a spa and a gym. And, of course, the believe and the freshly grilled snapper almost drops out of my mouth. 11 exclusive guest villas. The most amazing solitude with a five-star Here?! “Yes, a couple of decades ago the entire island was completely service – I was told by a dear friend who came here years ago. The infested. The rats arrived on the island through supply ships; they ate short trip to my villa takes me the eggs of all the rare bird spepast majestic palm trees, elecies and within the space of a gantly swaying in the breeze. It few years decimated the indigwas these trees and the hope of enous flora and fauna.” That finding meat that brought the was twenty years ago. Since first Europeans to this beauthen, North Island has been tiful spot: In 1609, Captain free of rats and the ecosystem Sharpeigh and the crew of the has recovered tremendously. Ascension, owned by the EngNevertheless, the fear lives on. lish East India Company, first Every delivery to the island is set foot here. They discovered subjected to a meticulous inthe large population of Aldabspection; all goods that land ra giant tortoises, which are on the island are checked in a still one of the island’s biggest special quarantine room before attractions. Over there! I spot being released for use. The efone by the side of the path, forts have paid off. Now, birds For lovers, romantics, stressed-out urbanites, Robinson Crusoe lumbering lazily through the and plants that are only found fans and anyone who wants to recharge their batteries in a natural dry undergrowth of the manhere are flourishing again. paradise – the incomparable North Island resort in the Seychelles. grove forests. I learn that a giLike the Seychelles white-eye ant tortoise can weigh as much or the Seychelles blue pigeon. as 250 kilograms, and that they can live to well over 100 years – longer he company that saved this unique island is Wilderness than any other land animal on our planet. We drive through thick Safaris, an ecotourism operator with a strong commitment to mangrove forests, past takamaka trees and finally snake our way conservation. It bought North Island in 1997 with the vision of along a track to my home for the next few days: Villa Number 7 is a turning it into a luxurious eco resort. Husband-and-wife architects Silluxuriously simple outdoor-indoor palace with a roof made of palm vio Rech and Lesley Carstens were commissioned to design the resort; fronds and a very charming laid-back vibe. My villa (one night starts they moved to the island for three years to create this paradise with a at € 6,000) has two gigantic bedrooms with spectacular en-suite bathsublime interior and exterior design. Takamaka tree trunks were used rooms, connected by a glossy wooden deck with a Jacuzzi. I spot yet as supports for the roofs of the eleven villas; the 25-meter pool was built on a hilltop close to the restaurant and offers a stunning view of the another giant tortoise in my garden. Standing right in the middle of the lawn, it chews grass – utterly impervious to my presence. How bay. Right next to it is the most beautiful gym I have ever worked out wonderful! I whisper to myself, as I have just discovered that I have in: Pounding the treadmill, you gaze out through the large windows over to the granite cliffs as you jog towards the horizon. The North Ismy very own private beach access. It is only a few steps away. Every land spa is located just a few steps above. Here, you relax on a broad, villa here has direct access to the beach, which is a glorious expanse soft bed while the warm breeze caresses your skin. It’s little wonder that of soft, white sand. also have my own personal butler! “Don’t worry about unpacking. the massages are so remarkably good: Most of the spa therapists come I will do that for you. You just enjoy and relax,” he says, as I infrom Bali, explains one of the cheerful ladies with a charming giggle. spect my villa. The furnishings are a luxury version of The FlintNext day, I grab one of the bicycles that are parked outside each vilstones: Tree trunks and roots that shine like they’ve been dipped in la and cycle over to the famous Honeymoon Beach. As I step onto the varnish have been used as table legs and supports throughout my vilwave-lashed beach, I am rendered literally speechless: There is not a la, emphasizing the enchanting harmony and seamless connection single other soul to be seen. In the shade of a palm tree, picnic baskets between inside and outside. The absolute highlight is my bathroom: await me, packed with chicken skewers, tacos with guacamole, fresh Twice the size of the bedroom, it has a bathtub, two showers – and fruit! So many delicious treats! Soon, a number of small geckoes dart much of it is open to the skies. I set off for dinner. The sun is just setover to join the feast. Wonderful days draw to a close and as I leave, I think to myself: I have to come back! ting and I take the long way across the beach. Brad Pitt and Angelina
Cinema... FOR THE SOUL
After a career as an actor and founding his own IT business, Michael Poliza became a celebrated wildlife photographer who today also organizes bespoke luxury tours to the most remote corners of the world. His aim? To create memories that last a lifetime.
INTERVIEW: Sven Michaelsenâ&#x20AC;&#x192; PHOTOS: ÂŠ Michael Poliza
The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park stretches from Canada’s Yukon Territory to the Pacific Ocean and comprises one of the world’s largest nature reserves. Instead of cars, there are light aircraft whose balloon tires allow them to take off and land in the middle of nowhere – like at this unnamed glacial lake.
This hungry polar bear has no choice but to feed on grass and willowherb. Finding seal meat in Hudson Bay from June to ÂNovember is an impossibility because there is no sea ice. Thanks to this enforced diet, the bears often lose up to half their body weight before hunting season returns.
An Airstream trailer in the middle of the Salar de Uyuni, the largest salt pan on earth. At first glance, it looks like a huge frozen lake covered in snow. A thick salt crust stretches all the way to the horizon, its surface a patchwork of polygonal patterns.
“In early February 2010, we wanted to take some aerial shots from a helicopter. I met the pilot the evening before and decided to go on a short flight. Just after we took off, the sun broke through the clouds and I was able to take this photo.” (Michael Poliza)
The Giraffe Manor hotel has ten guest rooms and is located on a 57 hectare private estate on the edge of the Nairobi National Park. It used to belong to a couple who, in 1974, turned it into a home for endangered Rothschild’s giraffes. The manor house still boasts an Out of Africa feeling to this day.
The son is studying in Hong Kong, the daughter in New York. When the parents decide to spend the annual family vacation in a city like century villa in Hamburg, Germany, Paris or London, they make a depressing discovery. Their children the large-format photographs of Afriare so well connected through social media that even in an unfamiliar city, they constantly have appointments and rarely come back to ca on the walls seem out of place. The 60-year-old says he has traveled to 175 the hotel before 2 am. So, the family breakfast scheduled for the next countries, so according to the UN’s latest morning just does not happen. Parents can call themselves lucky if count, he still has another 18 to go. Long they see their kids at lunch. That does not create a feeling of togetherbefore it became a buzzword in Germany, ness. On our trips, you are in close contact 16 hours a day, sometimes Poliza was practicing creative disruption. in the most intense conditions in nature. That fuses people together He was a movie and theater actor, a millionaire IT entrepreneur, a hoand the family becomes a unit once again. Why do you so often transport your guests by helicopter? The detel manager on Africa’s most exclusive private island, the co-founder mand for unspoiled natural beauty is greater than its supply. Tourists of a Germany-wide chain of movie theaters and the owner of a 23-medestroy the thing they seek by finding it. They want to travel to placter high-tech vessel in which he circumnavigated the globe in 1,000 es that logic dictates can hardly exist: far from civilization, yet easily days. Today he is a wildlife and landscape photographer, as well as an accessible and equipped with luxurious accommodation. Take Kenorganizer of bespoke luxury tours to the world’s last natural paradises. So does he think he will add a few more professions to this long list ya, for example: 90 percent of tourists always see the same 10 perin the next few years? “I’m afraid cent of the country. This leads to so,” Poliza says. “After all, they these areas now being hopelesssay 60 is the new 40.” ly overcrowded. We fly our guests Mr. Poliza, there are hundreds to magical landscapes like Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, a of travel operators on the Internet claiming to be experts in region that is almost impossiluxury travel to Africa. What disble to reach by jeep and is corretinguishes you from the compespondingly deserted. As we spetition? I don’t consider myself cialize in destinations such as part of the travel industry. In Anthis, helicopters are the perfect glo-Saxon countries, I would be way to travel. They also provide the highest degree of flexibility called an “experience designer” in the memory creation industry. in trip design. If it is 35°C in the The statement I most often hear shade and you decide it would be in the initial briefings with my cliwonderful to cool down a bit, we ents is: “Mr. Poliza, please provide simply take you for a dip in a seus with experiences that touch the cluded spring a 20-minute helisoul, and memories that last a lifecopter ride away, or for a snowtime!” Squinting into the sun at ball fight up in the mountains the infinity pool of a five-star hoon 5,200-meter Mount Kenya. tel in the Caribbean with a glass Such spontaneous jaunts are of rosé champagne in your hand possible because in some Afriis a lovely thing. The problem is can countries helicopter moveVery at ease with animals: Michael Poliza in May 2017. that our memory only stores such ments are not encumbered by This photo was taken at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust experiences for a couple of days. time-consuming requirements in Kenya, the most successful rescue center for orphaned elephants and rhinos in the world. This is why, in people’s memories, for takeoff and landing permits. entire vacations shrink to a single If guests want to enjoy the panoday. On the other hand, magnifiramic views en route, we simply cent experiences in nature allow us to draw on them for the rest of our keep the side doors of the helicopter open during the flight. You advertise a “360-degree experience of nature.” What does that lives because they are etched into our brains due to their intensity. Put mean exactly? It means that nature and natural beauty won’t disapsimply, my core skill is creating wide-screen cinema for the soul. The trips you arrange often take place in deserted areas without cell pear the moment you turn around. Mainstream safari tours have bephone coverage. How do your clients react to not being available and come a rather sobering experience. If a guide spots a lion, he radios not being able to post selfies on Instagram? We always carry a sata colleague who works for the same company. Ten minutes later that ellite phone for emergencies, but apart from that, it’s like going cold lion is surrounded by 30 jeeps and the prevailing atmosphere is remturkey: The first 24 to 48 hours are the worst. After that, people’s priiniscent of a petting zoo. Unfortunately, it is not a rare occurrence for orities shift and that’s when the voluntary digital detox begins. New a lion to be surrounded by half a dozen minibuses and screaming biemails become just as unimportant as your Facebook newsfeed. Body kini-clad girls from Mombasa. I’ve never seen anything more tragic. You’re an ambassador for WWF, the World Wide Fund For Nature. and soul relax, and you experience the exhilarating feeling of living Aren’t helicopters a highly questionable mode of transportation from in the here and now. Children suddenly start talking to their parents an ecological perspective? No, because there is no need to build again, and you discover how wonderful it is to have a conversation at roads and the passengers’ footprints are blown away by the wind the mealtimes, rather than furtively glancing at a screen. It is an intangirotors produce during takeoff. We leave a place exactly as we find it. ble, sustainable luxury. What starts as a vacation in the bush becomes a family therapy? The And of course we offset the carbon dioxide emissions of our flights feedback we get from our clients shows that this works really well. Bethrough Myclimate. Continued on page 200 cause of globalization many families are scattered all over the world. hen you first enter Michael Poli-
za’s pristine white, late-nineteenth
In the infinite vastness, the Amangiri looks like a dot in the landscape. The surrounding rock faces have been there for millions of years.
QUEEN of the desert It is a place that anyone who has ever visited will never forget. The tranquility, the colors of the desert, the rock formations that are hundreds of millions of years old – time capsules made of sand and stone. At the AMANGIRI resort in Utah, luxury is defined by minimalism. It is the manifestation of entrepreneur Christoph Henkel’s vision in concrete. TEXT: Steffi Kammerer PHOTOS: Aman
â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was inspired by the tremendous idea of creating something there.â&#x20AC;? CHRISTOPH HENKEL
A patio for eternity: Looking out at the desert from the Amangiri suite, you see earth colors. Inside and outside blend into one another.
A 24-hour gym awaits those with energy to spare after long excursions through the desert. The Adventure Partners company offers unique outings, for example through the Mesa Rock Slot Canyon (top right). Half a dozen via ferratas have been driven into the rock all around the hotel. Children ages six and over are allowed to cross the ten-meter deep ravine on suspension bridges constructed specifically for them (bottom right). Panoramic windows and open fireplaces abound at the Amangiri (bottom left). The hot air balloon sets off from the hotel every day.
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Our aim was to create an understated look despite all the concrete.â&#x20AC;? CHRISTOPH HENKEL
ou could easily miss it. A weather-beaten sign stands at the side of the highway. Less
Today, the Amangiri comprises 34 suites with interior walls and floors made of exposed concrete. Everything is minimalist and luxurious in equal measure. Some of the suites have their own pools, but each has its own patio with a fireplace. In the mornings and evenings, guests can sit there and watch how dramatically the sunlight changes the color of the mountains to every conceivable shade from pink to deep red. It is a daily spectacle that never gets old, just like the clear, starry night skies and the occasional desert hare hopping past. The entrance to the resort features spectacular stairs. As soon as it gets dark, flickering candles line the way in, several dozens are lit every night. When you reach the top, a no less impressive, huge space opens up: It contains the reception and a library, an open kitchen, dining tables, extra-deep sofas and open fireplaces. Floor-to-ceiling windows give onto the desert and the swimming pool, which the Amangiri has been built around. The pool itself is only a backdrop for the huge, 165-million-year-old rock that protrudes into the water like a gigantic whale.
than a meter wide, it features an arrow and the word “Amangiri” in narrow black letters. At the end of a long side road that seems to lead nowhere in particular, there is a rusty gate like the kind used for an animal enclosure. The intercom next to the gate is the only indicator that this is the way to one of the most spectacular resorts in the world, whose room rates start at around $1,500, even in the off season: You’re asked to explain exactly who you are and why you wish to enter. Nobody gets in without having made a reservation. The drive through the desert from Las Vegas to this part of Utah takes five hours. Those who can afford it – and many of the guests can – arrive by private jet. According to media reports, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Drew Barrymore, the Kardashians, Gwyneth Paltrow and George Clooney have all stayed here before. The hotel itself would never divulge such information. Discretion is paramount. The colors, too, here were numerous attempts to talk Henkel are discreet and understated: ochers and any sandy, out of the mammoth project. “Don’t do it,” said muddy hue imaginable, just as the desert demands. many friends and acquaintances, “a luxury hoThe inside and outside of the building, rocks and tel in the middle of nowhere will never work.” They concrete blend into one another. Each of the many even took his wife aside, saying: “Christoph has lost windows is like a picture frame for the breathtaking it, he’s nuts.” But Henkel never considered quitting. landscape. It is a place that inspires ideas, makes “I was always full of optimism. I was inspired by you pause and reflect on your path in life. Those the tremendous idea of creating something there.” are the effects of the vastness, of the rock faces that The desert, “this great blank canvass,” represented a challenge to him, he says. “You cannot realstand as tall as skyscrapers, but also of the building ly imagine this happening in Tyrol,” Henkel adds, with its well-defined shapes. As Kanye West posted on Twitter last spring: “We need to Amangiri the laughing. He grew up in the Austrian Alps, which world.” Well, it wouldn’t be a bad first step for makexplains his love for the mountains. At some point, he realized that he would have to ing the world a better place. The history of the establishment began in 1999 join forces with a really big brand. His current busiwhen German investor Christoph Henkel and his ness partner Homi Vazifdar put him in touch with Adrian Zecha, the visionary founder of the Aman then business partner Bernt Kuhlmann purchased the first 40 hectares of land here. The initial plan group, which operates minimalist luxury hotels in Investor Christoph Henkel held on to his vision. had been to develop real estate projects. “But the some of the world’s most beautiful places. They armore time we spent there, the more we thought: It’s ranged their first big meeting in Wyoming for Sepso beautiful, it doesn’t need civilizing,” Henkel remembers. At some tember 11, 2001, of all days. They followed the dramatic news reports point they realized that what was missing was, in fact, a high-end hofrom the East Coast on TV. When it became clear that they would not tel. There was not a single one of those anywhere between the Grand be able to fly anywhere that day, they got into the car and started drivCanyon and Monument Valley. Together with Henkel’s wife Katrin, ing towards the desert. When they arrived, Zecha pointed to the exthe two businessmen had already completed a rather quirky project in act spot that the Amangiri occupies today. Couldn’t it be built there? the American West, in Colorado to be precise. Near the town of TelluIt was, however, precisely this piece of land that Henkel did not own. ride, they had turned an abandoned gold-rush era camp into a unique There followed several years of negotiations with the owner, the state luxury resort: Dunton Hot Springs. of Utah, at the end of which he was finally able to swap the plot for anIn Utah, they commissioned a survey, which found that the highother he owned. He also bought additional land. Today, the property way, next to which the Amangiri is now located, saw around two milcomprises a total of 242 hectares. lion car movements annually – a sufficiently high number to infer the In any case, Zecha came on board. Today the hotel is managed by presence of solvent, potential guests. When the study was repeated two Aman and belongs to Henkel, together with some other investors. Afyears ago, the figure had already risen to 12.5 million cars. The numter ten long years, the Amangiri finally opened in 2009, with shamans bearing incense in attendance. Henkel summarizes the process up to ber of Americans who travel to the West to discover their own counthis point as “money, sweat and near-heart attacks.” He says he cannot try is growing, too. One of the unique selling points of Henkel’s piece of land in the desert was its existing water rights. There was also a take sole credit for the fact that the story ended as well as it did. This nearby small town with decent infrastructure. Apart from that, there is important to him. “Many people have contributed, starting with the banks who helped finance the project. The whole thing is like a were no amenities: no phone lines, no roads. In the beginning, they big movie production, and I’m a kind of producer.” They spent hunworked out of Mongolian yurts. dreds of hours pouring over the architectural plans alone. Many deIt may be no coincidence that a European, someone with an outsidsigns were discarded. Henkel wanted a modern structure that would er’s view, built this temple in the desert. “When I was young, I – like many Germans – was naturally enthralled by the stories written by fit into the landscape: “Our aim was to create something understated the author Karl May,” Henkel says. “Like my wife and my then busidespite all the concrete, which does have a certain monumental qualness partner, I had a romanticized view of the American West. We ity to it.” They also wanted as few distractions from the spectacular were driving through it and thought we’d see Old Shatterhand (editor’s backdrop as possible. Continued on page 202 note: one of May’s fictional characters) coming around the next corner.”
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The “White House Beach Villa” is set directly on the beach near Yzerfontein, north of Cape Town.
A Dream in White
The White House Beach Villa stands proudly yet snugly in Pearl Bay on the west coast of South Africa. Some 80 kilometres north of Cape Town, Yzerfontein is known for its long white beaches and views stretching miles out over the Atlantic Ocean. The architect was inspired by the spray of the waves and the fine pristine sand during the design of the “White House”: the full spectrum of nuanced whites graces this holiday home, accented with soft blues. The overall feel is as relaxed as it is elegant. TEXT: Uta Abendroth PHOTOS: Bryan Traylor
Paradise in the dunes of Pearl Bay: The sound of the waves are the first thing one hears waking up here, and the last thing at night.
“The sea has been instrumental to the style of the house.” PIETER SILBERBAUER
The colours, materials and design details throughout the interior of the house all evoke a sense of being on board a boat.
Maritime style inspires not only the architectural look of the building but above all the interior design: All walls and floors are white in colour, contrasted with blue and white cushions, ceilings and rugs, in stripes or checks. Meanwhile some of the round windows and mirrors throughout the space are reminiscent of portholes. Thin cord between the floor and the handrail form the balcony balustrades, designed in order not to detract from the views. The indoors and outdoors flow seamlessly into one another here, thanks to the fully retractable window frontages. The kitchen features a large central table. The table legs are on wheels, allowing it to be pushed out onto the balcony for dinner on an evening.
“The inspiration for the ‘White House’ originates in the natural beauty of Yzerfontein with its miles of pristine white beaches.” PIETER SILBERBAUER
n the bathtub, at the dining table, or in bed – wherev-
a design for a basement level that opens out in one direction, towards er one happens to be in the “White House Beach Villa”, the beach. The space created as a result is somewhere between a garthe Atlantic Ocean is a constant companion. Idyllically den and an outdoor sand terrace. It is a wonderful place to sit outside, tucked away in the dunes of Pearl Bay near Yzerfontein, protected by the wind and weather, in front of the lowermost floor with just a few footsteps from the water’s edge, residents its wine cellar and additional bedroom and bathroom. A wooden pathhere wake up to exactly the same sound every mornway winds its way from here directly to the beach itself. ing – of the meditative crashing of the ocean waves – The boundaries here in this Pearl Bay villa between the interiors and the outdoors appear to disappear, and it is easy to feel more like being aboard and fall asleep to the very same ambient soundscape. a boat rather than on land. The fully glazed façade of the first floor can Everything about the beach-house has been designed be completely retracted – transforming the wooden terrace that stretches to evoke a holiday feel. “The moment you arrive at the ‘White House’ you’re inherently reminded of all those happy beach along the length of the property into a large extension of the living and holidays you spent as a child – full of excitement and romance, withdining space with the kitchen. Wrap-around balconies have been deliberately designed without cladding between the deck and the handrail. Inout a care in the world,” says Pieter Silberbauer. He founded the company Rustic Homes together with Clive Joseph in the 1980s, which stead, almost invisible cords do the job, the likes of which are often found went on to establish a name for itself in South Africa as a pioneer in on sailing boats. This way nothing detracts from the spectacular views. The same approach has been taken with the top-level balcony. The the design and construction of wooden homes. Silberbauer himself spent most of his school holidays as a child in the double bed up on this floor assumes a central position close to the wooden hut “Redlands”, which window, so that the sea is in full was built in 1864 and owned by view while lying down. And the his great-grandmother, as well window parapet has even been lowered to ensure that Table as in his grandparents’ home “Rheenendal”. Both are located Mountain is visible out in the in South Africa. From an early distance, across the shimmerage he has always been fascinating blue ocean, while relaxing ed by wood and its special qualiin the freestanding bathtub. ties as a building material. ts perpetual winds have Commissioned to build the made Yzerfontein a mecca “White House Beach Villa”, he for surfers on the west coast set about envisaging the deof South Africa. The coast here sign together with the archilies in the path of the Benguetect Bobby Welman. “Inspirala Current – a cold stream in tion for the building came in the southern Atlantic – meanpart from Yzerfontein’s natural ing temperatures in winter fall surroundings with its dazzling well below ten degrees Celsius, white beaches and clear blue although they rarely reach freezing point. Silberbauer was intent skies. The houses here have a Pieter Silberbauer designed and built the White House Beach Villa together with the architect Bobby Welman. Their joint vision Nantucket style, a look that has on making sure that residents of was a beachhouse where a relaxed holiday feel reigns supreme. inspired so many of our beachthe “White House” feel just as at houses. It is timeless and blends home here during the winter as in perfectly with the environment here.” As architects and design they do in summer. “We have always encouraged our clients to spend that little bit more for the best insulation solutions available,” he reengineers, they were successful in striking a perfect blend of high design and the most suitable materials available: The entire structure veals. In addition to the underfloor heating, a fireplace makes the world of difference in the cosiness stakes. It means the “White House of the house is made from wood, including the interior cladding, windows and doors. The outer façade, on the other hand, is made from Beach Villa” can be used and enjoyed throughout the whole year. Durfibre cement – a mix of cellulose fibre and cement. “Over the course ing those times when the owners aren’t in Pearl Bay, they rent the of the years we’ve come to realise,” says Silberbauer, “that this comhouse out to guests or for photo shoots. The white interiors, from the bination is absolutely ideal for our beachfront properties and almost floors laid in Tasmanian oak right through to the rafter beams, have entirely maintenance-free.” The roof is made from pure aluminium, proven an ideal backdrop for photographers, providing a greater level also guaranteeing longevity in this environment. After more than ten of flexibility. The light too is reflected and refracted to glorious effect thanks to the monochrome colour concept. Come the evening, the years stood in such an open position by the ocean, the “White House” sunsets from the decks and through the large windows in the house shows no visible signs of exposure to the elements. he client who commissioned the “White House Beach Villa” had immerse the surrounding scenery in a hue of warm orange. requested a holiday home that blended in as harmoniously as “Everything about this project centred around teamwork,” says Pieter possible with the natural environs of Pearl Bay. In addition to a Silberbauer. “Right through to the choice of the finishes, fixtures and main middle level with a kitchen, dining room and living room, and furnishings, which are primarily made from wood and rattan. From a rooftop level with a large bedroom, they also wanted to have a basethe outset the owners encouraged us to let our imaginations run free. ment. This posed a challenge with the regulations in place limiting Of course, we always knew we had a budget to keep to. But working the height of buildings in this area. Working on a plot though with an so closely with our clients, we were able to go one step further and to end up ultimately exceeding their expectations.” incline along the beachfront elevation, Bobby Welman came up with
SOUTH AFRICA, WESTERN CAPE PRICE ZAR 9.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 234 m2 LAND APPROX. 760 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID ENV106370 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS BLOUBERGSTRAND (SA) BLUE MOUNTAIN REALTORS (PTY) LTD T/A – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS SOUTHERN AFRICA (PTY) LTD TEL. +27 21 554 29 42 E-MAIL SILVIA.SALM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Stunning Canalfront Development in the Heart of Griffintown
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OCA has a unique and revolutionary architectural design, marked by its angular forms that arguably make it the most symbolic recent project in Montréal. The architects at PROVENCHER_ROY have put everything in motion to highlight the surrounding nature, the movement of the sun and, of course, the views of the Lachine Canal in the heart of Griffintown West. With its large windows and the optimum
positioning of the balconies, the views from NOCA of Downtown are equally stunning. The common areas include a rooftop terrace with panoramic views, plus a swimming pool, barbecue and relaxation area. Residents have access to a gym, multi-functional sports hall and recreational room, as well as NOCA kayaks and bicycles – all intended to enjoy an active, social and professional life to the full.
CANADA, MONTRÉAL PRICE CAD 845,255 + GST/QST* INTERIOR APPROX. 1,474 ft2 NO. OF ROOMS 10 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID CA-0024P1 CONTACT MONTRÉAL (CA) ENGEL & VÖLKERS MONTRÉAL & QUÉBEC – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. TEL. +1 514 757 4485 & +1 514 812 3450 E-MAIL AVA.BALL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM & NICK.HOVSEPYAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Marrakech The Ritz-Carlton Residences
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urrounded by palms, in the midst of glorious grounds spanning some 50 ha, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Marrakech boasts fascinating outlooks stretching over both the Atlas Mountains and the polo fields of the internationally established Jnan Amar Polo Resort. The sensational villas with three to five bedrooms have been designed by renowned architects inspired by the ancient traditions of the Berbers.
Light-flooded and generously sized interiors, private terraces and pools all provide spaces for tranquil retreat, very close to the cultural melting pot that is Marrakech. Thanks to the legendary service of The Ritz-Carlton, catering to every whim of the residence owners and guests of the 5-star The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, the quality of home living on offer here reaches a level of exclusivity previously unseen in Marrakech.
MOROCCO, MARRAKECH PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 435 – 825 m2 E&V ID W-02CQY6 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESORTS (DE) EV RESORTS GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +4940 368 80 80 E-MAIL JNANAMARPOLORESORT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Zala Springs Golf Resort â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Inspired by Nature
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ala Springs Golf Resort is located in the heart of Hungary’s picturesque countryside, near Lake Balaton and the therapeutic mineral spring of Lake Hévíz. This exclusive residential complex spans some 160 ha and features a Robert Trent Jones Jr. designed signature 18-hole championship golf course, luxury apartments, and a clubhouse with unforgettable sunsets over the lake. The owners benefit from the superb amenities such as a 24/7 security service and reception, the comprehensive property management service, quality maintenance, the luxury hotel services, VIP pick-up from the airport, the breathtaking panorama, and the golf facilities. Studio apartments, apartments with one, two and three bedrooms, and penthouses with stunning views from the spacious terraces all make the consummate home for golf lovers and promising investment opportunities.
HUNGARY, WEST-HUNGARY PRICE FROM EUR 105,500 INTERIOR APPROX. 33 – 186 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 1 – 4 NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 – 3 E&V ID D-000AKN CONTACT BUDA HILL CENTER (HU) SKY INGATLANKÖZVETÍTÖ KFT. – LICENCE PARTNER OF E&V MASTER C.E. ZRT. TEL. +36 1 392 03 88 E-MAIL BUDAHILLCENTER@ ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The Beachfront Villa in Award-Winning Resort Costa Navarino
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s its name suggests, this villa is situated directly on the beachfront. With more than 180 awards to its name, the premium resort Navarino Dunes in Costa Navarino in the southwest of the Peloponnese peninsula lets its residents feel as though they are one with the turquoise water and natural surroundings. Exquisite materials sourced from the region and design that meets the very highest standards of modern living make this unique jewel second to no other in the entire Mediterranean. This property is enhanced still further by the fantastic amenities offered by the resort, including the award-winning spa of the two 5-star Starwood Group hotels, the 21 restaurants and bars, a wide range of other recreational amenities, and two 18-hole signature golf courses, designed among others by the golfing legend Bernhard Langer.
GREECE, MESSENIA PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 700 – 1,400 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 – 3,000 m2 E&V ID W-029CEW CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESORTS (DE) EV RESORTS GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 368 80 80 E-MAIL COSTANAVARINO@ ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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iscover Basel’s architectural heritage at its absolute finest. This grand townhouse dating back to the turn of the century meets all the requirements for a prestigious and comfortable home lifestyle in the most noble of villa quarters in Basel. The property is testament to an historic splendour, a unique charm, and striking architecture. The fantastic interior concept with no less than 13 rooms and three bathrooms in
total is divided over a total living interior of around 418 m² in size, which can be used in a variety of different ways. Particularly worthy of mention are the high ceilings adorned with stucco ornamentation, the original oak doors, the herringbone parquet floors, and the impressively grand staircase. An exclusive home spa area and an idyllic garden offering the utmost privacy also make ideal places to relax and recuperate.
SWITZERLAND, BASEL-CITY PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 418 m2 LAND APPROX. 445 m2 E&V ID W-02769D CONTACT BASEL (CH) MOBAS IMMO BASEL AG – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 61 666 62 00 E-MAIL BASEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Space, Style & Panoramic Views
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his splendid country-style property in the sunny ‘Rebberg’ area of Reinach impresses above all with its superb construction quality and outstanding architectural design. Elegant throughout, the property finds itself in immaculate condition and sets the scene for a high quality of home life enjoying luxury standards. Alongside the carefully conceived interior layout over three separate levels, the house also benefits from
spacious living areas, a modern eat-in kitchen, and five bedrooms, in addition to an indoor swimming pool and a terrace with sensational views over Reinach. The abundance of windows floods the interior spaces with daylight and creates a pleasant and inviting atmosphere within. The appealing combination here of luxury and classic design, together with the spectacular outlook, make this residence quite special indeed.
SWITZERLAND, BASEL REGION PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 357 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,488 m2 E&V ID W-02BYLP CONTACT BASEL (CH) MOBAS IMMO BASEL AG – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 61 666 62 00 E-MAIL BASEL-CITY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Lake Brienz Florens Resort & Suites
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sense of understated yet chic luxury, coupled with a sustainable relationship with nature. These are the tenets of the philosophy behind the Eco Lifestyle Resort on Lake Brienz. Set in grounds of some 6.5 ha, with approx. 800 m of lake frontage, a retreat is taking shape here in a league of its own – with 155 apartments and suites all enjoying dream views of the lake and mountain backdrop. It affords a living experience at
its most exclusive – with a spa, wellness, restaurants, bars and a marina with mooring berths for residents. The architecture gives a subtle nod to the traditional chalets of the Bernese Highlands. All apartments are being furnished by top designers and finished with top-quality materials. They preside over interiors of between 37 and 188 m2, with terraces of 9 to 42 m2. Elegance and excellence can be found in every detail here.
SWITZERLAND, BERN PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 37 – 188 m2 NO. OF ROOMS FROM 2 NO. OF BEDROOMS FROM 1 E&V ID D-0093H CONTACT INTERLAKEN (CH) GN REAL ESTATE GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 33 822 70 70 E-MAIL INTERLAKEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Lake Constance Functional, Elegant Living
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his dream home is currently taking shape in the heart of the beautiful Lake Constance region. Sleek lines, transparency and aestheticism determine the overall appearance of this open plan and light-flooded residence, designed in a cubist Bauhaus style by the architecture firm pwb, premiumwohnen bodensee GmbH. The expansive combined kitchen, dining and living area offers a feel-good space for family and social
gatherings. The south-facing panoramic window opens up to merge the living room with the terrace and garden, thereby extending the living space outdoors in summer. The typical flat roof allows for an upper floor layout that excels in terms of space and comfort. From the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and sauna, the future owners can step out onto the balcony and enjoy the impressive lake and mountain views.
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 1.55 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 300 m2 LAND APPROX. 672 m2 E&V ID W-02C3CY CONTACT FRIEDRICHSHAFEN (DE) SMW BODENSEE IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 7541 95 35 90 E-MAIL FRIEDRICHSHAFEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
STRANDHAUS by Richard Meier
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he ‘Strandhaus’ is currently taking shape in Hamburg’s HafenCity, one of the most dynamic new urban development projects in the world. The apartments inside the ‘Strandhaus’ have been designed by the acclaimed architect Richard Meier, who has won multiple international design and architecture awards. Thanks to the intelligent interior layouts with generously sized spaces, there is an immediate sense here that every-
thing is just as it should be. Each apartment affords the highest level of home comforts – reflected in the superior quality materials, light-flooded rooms, and harmonious mix of form and function. The floor-length windows offer breathtaking views of one of the world’s most beautiful cities and its newly developed port area. Conceived for the most discerning of tastes and standards, there are dream perspectives to be discovered here.
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 1.65 – 3.09 MILL./PENTHOUSE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 104 – 313 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 2 – 6 E&V ID W-025R4G CONTACT HAMBURG-PROJEKTVERMARKTUNG (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 39 09 96 90 E-MAIL HAMBURG.PROJEKTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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Elegant Ocean Club Estates Property
asterful design and modern luxury have been uniquely engineered to form this Caribbean masterpiece. ‘Providence House’ consists of approx. 9,600 ft2 of open living spaces and top-of-the-line finishes. The grand foyer leads to the rest of the house, providing a clear view of the veranda, golf course and harbour beyond. The Great Room is the centrepiece of the residence and consists of a formal dining area,
BAHAMAS, PARADISE ISLAND PRICE BSD 6.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,600 ft2 LAND APPROX. 24,707 ft2 E&V ID FH-0000Q4 CONTACT BAHAMAS (BS) BAHAMAS WATERFRONT PROPERTIES, LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. COLIN LIGHTBOURN TEL. +1 242 328 7777 E-MAIL COLIN.LIGHTBOURN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
living space and library. These three areas are distinctive yet sit together harmoniously under approx. 12 ft ceilings and custom-cut Peruvian tiles. The master bedroom boasts a private veranda, a large en suite bathroom and a walk-in closet all overlooking the pool and golf course. The remaining bedrooms are sizeable. The lower floor consists of the entertainment level, a double car garage, and a 100 kW generator.
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Ritz-Carlton Penthouse in Seven Mile Beach
his magnificent penthouse at The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Grand Cayman, Seven Eleven North, is simply out of this world, bestowing privacy, luxury and a lifetime of memories to all those who dwell within. It affords some 8,000 ft2 of sheer elegance, with four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and a media room, as well as approx. 1,500 ft2 of oceanfront balconies that enjoy genuinely awe-inspiring views of the sensational
CARIBBEAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS PRICE USD 10.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,000 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID FH-0000MV CONTACT CAYMAN ISLANDS (KY) CAPITAL REALTY LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. HEIDI KISS TEL. +1 345 623 1400 E-MAIL HEIDI.KISS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Cayman Islands scenery. The property offers all the amenities and privileges one comes to expect from a Ritz-Carlton resort – including sophisticated security standards, a dedicated concierge service, five restaurants, a fitness centre, two outdoor pools, a La Prairie Spa, JeanMichel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program, clay tennis courts by Bollettieri, a basketball court, and a 9-hole golf course.
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The Residences at Las Ventanas al Paraíso
erched above the Sea of Cortez, this penthouse residence is distinguished by spectacular panoramic views, masterfully appointed interior living spaces, extraordinary amenities, and – as a Rosewood Resort – the renowned service hallmarks of one of the world’s most internationally acclaimed and recognised luxury brands. Spanning over 9,000 ft2 in total, one true highlight is the extravagant rooftop terrace
MEXICO, BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR PRICE USD 5,958,750 INTERIOR APPROX. 3,664 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID FH-000044 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS LOS CABOS (MX) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. VANESSA FUKUNAGA TEL. +1 425 471 1485 E-MAIL VANESSA.FUKUNAGA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
of some 3,988 ft2 in size. Every detail of this unparalleled penthouse has been thoughtfully composed and refined to cultivate the ultimate oceanfront paradise. This is reflected in the infinity Whirlpool, the main-level plunge pool, private elevator access to the rooftop terrace, a home cinema, putting green, bar, fire pit, and barbecue areas, in addition to carved woodwork and artisan-forged bronze finishes throughout.
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The Harrison – Luxurious High Rise with Iconic Views
et on Rincon Hill in the heart of the SoMa district, The Harrison offers residences with sprawling living spaces, panoramic views, open plan kitchens, and spa-like bathrooms. This corner two-bedroom and two-bathroom residence boasts stunning views of the bay and Bay Bridge from every room, as well as from the private terrace. Features include a top-of-the-line kitchen with Bertazzoni appliances, custom
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 2.588 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,300 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID E-002NDU CONTACT SAN FRANCISCO (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH MASTI PAHLBOD TEL. +1 415 264 1296 E-MAIL MASTI.PAHLBOD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Studio Becker cabinetry, and white Carrara marble countertops. Gracious interiors, including the building’s elegant penthouse lounge and grand salon, have been curated by the acclaimed designer Ken Fulk. Superb amenities include a concierge, penthouse lounge, valet, fitness centre, and pool. This home is the finest expression of living the city has to offer, moments from San Francisco’s most sought-after attractions.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1990
Wine Country Estate with Stunning Panoramic Views
his wine country estate sits on approx. 8.8 acres of land with stunning rural panoramic views of Solvang, the Alisal hillside, and onward to Figueroa Mountain. Beautifully restored throughout, the five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home has a touch of Tuscan style and flourishes of modernism. Just some of the exquisite details include stacked stone fireplaces, vaulted wood-panelled ceilings, and beautiful
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 2.65 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,490 ft2 LAND APPROX. 8.8 acres E&V ID E-002JEN CONTACT SANTA YNEZ (US) SBRE, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. KRIS JOHNSTON TEL. +1 805 691 9435 E-MAIL KRIS.JOHNSTON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
craftsman doors leading to the outdoor entertaining areas. The impressive kitchen boasts a separate butler’s pantry, a large wine fridge, and top-of-the-line appliances. The property also features a guest suite with a private entrance and a kitchenette. Settled in the esteemed Ballard School District, this Santa Ynez Valley home is turn-key and ready for the addition of a pool, vineyard, horse facilities, or a guesthouse.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1986
Marina Del Rey
Stunning Contemporary Waterfront Home
his sensational property is set on a sought-after corner lot on Marina Del Rey’s coveted Silver Strand enjoying all the tranquillity and privacy of luxurious waterfront living. The open plan split-level interiors showcase clean, bright and contemporary design, with nearly every room opening to tranquil canal views. The gorgeous three-storey, three-bedroom home also benefits from several outdoor spaces including
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 3.499 MILL. E&V ID E-002MT1 INTERIOR APPROX. 4,023 ft2 LAND APPROX. 4,476 ft2 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
an expansive ocean view rooftop deck with built-in seating and a small dipping pool. The spacious master suite features captivating outlooks across the canal, in addition to a fireplace, a private balcony, an en suite bathroom with a soaking tub, and a walk-in closet. There is also a dumbwaiter serving all levels and a three-car garage – plumbed for an electric vehicle – plus two exterior parking spaces.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1957
Delightful Home on the American Riviera
his charming board and batten single-level ranch affords breathtaking and unobstructed ocean views, in addition to the utmost privacy and easy living. The extensive remodel was inspired by the beloved San Ysidro Ranch. The sunny residence offers three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, with vaulted ceilings, a stone fireplace, and gorgeous new wide-plank wood floors throughout. All bedrooms and living areas enjoy
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 2.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,860 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.64 acres E&V ID E-002MKO CONTACT SANTA BARBARA (US) SBRE, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. DIANA BOUTIN TEL. +1 805 448 1585 E-MAIL DIANA.BOUTIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
full vistas across the Pacific. French and sliding doors all lead to four beautifully situated outdoor living areas. Meanwhile, one bedroom enjoys access to a viewing terrace, while the master suite presides over more sweeping ocean views and a private terrace area with a rock waterfall. This wonderful turn-key home sits privately atop an approx. 0.64-acre knoll offering the perfect Santa Barbara Riviera lifestyle.
Rare Gem in Stunning Surroundings
nce in a blue moon an exceptional property that captures the true spirit of the Lake Tahoe lifestyle is offered for sale. That time is now and the quintessential Lake Tahoe lakefront experience awaits for the next custodians of this residence. The charming cabin, built in 1945 and located on Beach Road, opens to wide sandy beaches lining Tahoe Meadows. It comprises three beautiful bedrooms in total and one
LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. JEAN MERKELBACH TEL. +1 775 901 0704 E-MAIL JEAN.MERKELBACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
bathroom, all set on a plot of approx. 0.37 acres in size. There is a large stone fireplace centred in the heart of the cabin, which radiates a homely warmth throughout. Surrounded by pines, beaches and the lake itself, 3865 Beach Road is one of Lake Tahoe’s best-kept secrets. This quaint masterpiece is truly at one with nature and provides endless moments in which to enjoy life and collect special lasting memories.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: ELECTRIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1945
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 2.475 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 953 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.37 acres E&V ID E-002G65 CONTACT LAKE TAHOE (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1979
Custom Mountain Home with Lake Views in Incline Village
ust some of the benefits of this incredible home include its low elevation near beautiful Lake Tahoe and its recent extensive remodelling with a major new extension in 2014. There are five bedrooms and four bathrooms in total. The great room living area with hardwood flooring opens up to a beautiful marble kitchen and views to both the backyard and Lake Tahoe itself. An expansive two-car garage leads to a very large
USA, NEVADA PRICE USD 2.1 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,001 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.59 acres E&V ID E-002N0K CONTACT INCLINE VILLAGE (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. TEL. +1 775 298 5066 E-MAIL SOLITEAM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
mudroom with easy access to the kitchen for groceries and supplies. The property presides over very flexible living spaces with an additional sitting area, two separate game rooms, private guest quarters, and a master bedroom suite separate from all the other bedrooms. In addition to all this, the property also benefits from a vast landscaped garden that is fenced in on all sides for maximum privacy and security.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ROCKY MALONEY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Modern Mountain Masterpiece
panning two levels and approx. 6,719 ft2 of space, this immaculate residence also affords a private deck and patio. It invites comfort and exudes modern elegance both inside and outside. Comprising four bedrooms in total, plus four full en suite bathrooms, a generously sized living space and stylish finishes, it forms a perfect setting for both relaxing and entertaining. Stunning hardwood floors and abundant
USA, UTAH PRICE USD 1.795 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,719 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.86 acres E&V ID E-002KO1 CONTACT PARK CITY (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. KRISTA WAGNER HILL TEL. +1 801 865 1385 E-MAIL KRISTA.WAGNERHILL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
natural light flow throughout the property’s open plan and airy layout. A gourmet chef’s kitchen boasts stainless steel Wolf appliances, a gas range, double ovens, and custom cabinetry. There are two master bedrooms each with luxury bathrooms, in addition to huge walk-in closets with a custom shelving system and drawers. Sunsets, serenity and a hot tub can all be enjoyed at the rear of this wonderful property.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ROCKY MALONEY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017
Woods of Parley’s Lane
Stunning Park City Mountain Community
ffording a total of four bedrooms and seven bathrooms, this exquisite and contemporary residence is set in sensational surroundings and benefits from the impressive lifestyle offered by The Woods of Parley’s Lane. This spectacular 2017 showcase property has approx. 4,575 ft2 of living space. Roger Knight Construction has thoughtfully designed this home with a contemporary flair, offering a spacious living area with vaulted
USA, UTAH PRICE EUR 2.435 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,575 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.44 acres E&V ID E-002C69 CONTACT PARK CITY (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. DAVID LAWSON TEL. +1 435 901 0904 E-MAIL DAVID.LAWSON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ceilings and evoking a sense of living right in the woods. This is also one of the few remaining view lots available, within the approx. 192 acres of this gated mountain community, 80% of which is preserved as open space. Breathtaking vistas can be enjoyed here on morning strolls along some 4.5 miles of walking trails, while taking in the harmonious sounds of the streams and waterfalls throughout this awe-inspiring location.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ASTRID CARRARO PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
Magnificent Slopeside Residence
his is absolutely the premiere condominium in The Arrabelle at Vail Square, one of Vail’s newest, most luxurious and exclusive properties. This unit enjoys the benefits of world-class skiing at its doorstep, as well as unobstructed views straight up Vail Mountain. The fully furnished home includes a lock-off suite and a superb floor plan with a huge wrap-around balcony overlooking the skier-filled slopes in
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 8.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,353 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID E-0023MB CONTACT VAIL (US) LAUTENBERG RUDRUD, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TEL. +1 970 477 5300 E-MAIL VAIL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the winter and the spectacular mountainside setting in the summer. Dining and shopping can be found moments away in the heart of Lionshead Village, while the Arrabelle Club and Spa affords world-renowned first-class services and amenities including a year-round rooftop pool and hot tubs. With full concierge and valet services, and so much more, this home epitomises the very finest that Vail has to offer.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Hidden Gem of the Vail Valley
ne of the hidden beauties of the Vail Valley, this approx. 36-acre estate is located in Timber Springs, a gated community with only four homes. It is only approx. 2 miles to downtown Edwards and a quick drive to the Arrowhead, Beaver Creek and Vail Ski Resorts in the Rocky Mountains, as well as numerous golf courses and the Vail Valley Jet Center. The stunning custom home and guesthouse are nestled in beautiful natural
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 6.999 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,924 ft2 LAND APPROX. 36 acres E&V ID E-00280I CONTACT VAIL BEAVER CREEK (US) EDWARDS REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TEL. +1 970 763 5800 E-MAIL VAILBEAVERCREEK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
surroundings with streams, waterfalls, spruce trees, abundant wildlife, and magnificent views. True craftsmanship and attention to detail are the signatures throughout this home, which is architecturally one of a kind. This property is a rare find as it is located just minutes from the hustle and bustle of town but, at the same time, it is hidden away in nature. The privacy and tranquillity here make it a genuine retreat.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MICHAEL HEFFERON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1967
McLain Flats Value
his six-bedroom country home is located in an upscale neighbourhood approx. 10 minutes’ drive to downtown Aspen, and boasts amazing Rocky Mountain views. Designed by an architect according to the principles of Frank Lloyd Wright in both style and character, the property radiates a timeless energy throughout. A formal and casual living room both feature cosy wood-burning fireplaces, while the eat-in
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 5.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,336 ft2 LAND APPROX. 6.8 acres E&V ID E-002MZK CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS ASPEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. CAROL DOPKIN TEL. +1 970 618 0187 E-MAIL CAROL.DOPKIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
kitchen and separate dining room allow for both relaxed gatherings with family and friends and more elegant dinner parties. The bedrooms on the upper level all provide ample privacy, with many opening out to beautiful wrap-around decks. The grounds of the property encompass more than 6 acres, with pastures for horses, mature trees, lovely lawns and gardens, and a private trail for hiking, biking and horse riding.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MICHAEL HEFFERON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1902
Near Aspen Relaxed Ranch Living
n impressive timbered entrance in historic Woody Creek, Colorado, opens here to approx. 35 fenced acres of beautiful countryside with indoor and outdoor riding arenas, a stocked pond and stream, stateof-the-art barn, and more. The main house has been renovated with the addition of a new kitchen and roof, and is on sale fully furnished and equipped. It comprises five bedrooms, while a caretaker residence
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 8.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,396 ft2 LAND APPROX. 35 acres E&V ID E-0021KF CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS ASPEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. CAROL DOPKIN TEL. +1 970 618 0187 E-MAIL CAROL.DOPKIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
hosts another two bedrooms. The live-in manager is happy to stay on and manage the livestock, horses and property for the future owners. The house itself could also be expanded, with architect plans already in place. Other amenities include a two-car garage and barn for storing vehicles and farm equipment. The ranch is only approx. 15 minutes to downtown Aspen, Snowmass and Mid-valley shopping and dining.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1984
One of the Finest Estates in the Region
entrally located between Fort Worth and Dallas, this unique gated estate is a true source of fascination. It is enclosed by rolling hills and a multitude of trees on over 9 acres of incredible terrain, enjoying both breathtaking views and easy access to the freeway. The master suite spans over 2,000 ft2, with a marble steam shower and sauna, as well as a fabulous freestanding tub. The kitchen is fitted with exclusive appliances
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 2.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 7,783 ft2 LAND APPROX. 9.39 acres E&V ID E-002K6M CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS DALLAS SOUTHLAKE (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. BRITTAN ROJAS TEL. +1 214 718 8879 E-MAIL BRITTAN.ROJAS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and details including a dual fuel Wolf stove and Sub-Zero refrigerator, warming drawers, a built-in Miele coffee maker, custom-designed cabinets, and countertops in marble, granite and quartzite. The floors are laid with Italian marble, limestone and wood. A downstairs bedroom features its own entrance and could be used as a separate suite. There is also an oversized three-car attached garage, and golf cart parking.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Elegant French-Style Country Estate
his magnificent French-style residence is situated in prestigious, world-renowned Vaquero, home to professionals and celebrities alike who enjoy both the privacy of a gate-guarded community and the recreation of an 18-hole Fazio-designed golf course. The circular drive entry makes for a grand entrance into this estate, which offers expansive living areas on the ground floor with two large great rooms ra-
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 3.285 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 10,478 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.69 acres E&V ID E-002KO7 CONTACT DALLAS FLOWER MOUND (US) RFT ENTERPRISES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. ROXANN TAYLOR TEL. +1 817 312 7100 E-MAIL ROXANN.TAYLOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
diating from the double island kitchen. Both this main kitchen and the catering kitchen feature superlative appliances such as double Sub-Zero refrigerators. All doors lead out to wonderful manicured gardens and outdoor living spaces. Other highlights include en suite bathrooms in all bedrooms, a fabulous master suite, multiple entertaining spaces, and a smart home system that can be operated from anywhere in the world.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
European-Style Estate with Lake Austin Views
his impeccably designed estate is located in the exclusive gated community of the Bluffs at Steiner Ranch by Sterling Custom Homes. It boasts superb panoramic views of Lake Austin and the Balcones Preserve from all outdoor living spaces including the pool area, screened patio, and extensive terraces. The gourmet kitchen is fitted with a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Wolf professional range, two Miele dishwashers, custom
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 4.35 MILL. E&V ID E-002MOG INTERIOR APPROX. 8,062 ft2 LAND APPROX. 2.5 acres CONTACT AUSTIN-WESTLAKE (US) TURNQUIST PARTNERS REALTORS, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. MICHELE TURNQUIST TEL. +1 512 431 1121 E-MAIL MICHELE.TURNQUIST@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
cabinetry, and granite countertops. A spacious master suite features a private terrace, outdoor shower, and fireplace. In addition to the main residence with seven bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms and five living areas, there is a guest apartment with a bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchenette. A sports court, marble floors, soaring ceilings and custom storage are just some of the other special highlights on offer.
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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013
Mediterranean-Style Estate on Golf Course
ocated near the seventh hole of the renowned Tom Fazio Championship Golf Course in The Woodlands, Texas, this beautiful Mediterranean-style home spans some 10,000 ft2 and sits on approx. 1.65 acres in Carlton Woods Creekside. The enchanting property has been upgraded with top-of-the-line finishes, including granite countertops, knotty alder cabinets, knotty alder interior doors, and travertine tiling. It comprises
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 3.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 10,321 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.65 acres E&V ID E-002DN8 CONTACT HOUSTON (US) BROOKS BALLARD INTERESTS, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TJ SAENZ TEL. +1 832 610 5112 E-MAIL TJ.SAENZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
six bedrooms with hardwood floors laid in each, a study furnished entirely in knotty alder wood, cantera stone columns throughout, and a large game room complete with a wet bar. It also showcases a magnificent large balcony overlooking the pool and spa from the first floor, plus a theatre room and a utility room for electronics. Privacy is assured, with a separate guest suite perfect for family or friends.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1972
Exquisite Contemporary Estate in Memorial
his magnificent estate in the desirable Memorial district exudes a striking architectural style with an abundance of elegance and grace. It is an ideal home for entertaining guests, with a living room brought to life with soaring windows overlooking the romantic pool, and a dining room enclosed by floor-to-ceiling windows looking onto beautifully landscaped gardens with breathtaking fountains and statues, in
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,735 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.53 acres E&V ID E-002LXB CONTACT HOUSTON (US) BROOKS BALLARD INTERESTS, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. BROOKS BALLARD TEL. +1 713 522 7474 E-MAIL BROOKS.BALLARD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
addition to an entertaining bar, an impressive kitchen and breakfast room. There is also a private first-floor games room off the breakfast room. Automobile enthusiasts can show their love of cars thanks to the circular driveway with gates leading to a California carport. The tranquil grounds are situated in Houston’s finest neighbourhood, close to Houston Polo Club, Memorial Park, and the Houston Galleria.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: STEPHEN EISENBRAUGH/FOTOSOLD – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1991
Striking Architecture, Distinctive Design & Perfect Location
his incredibly spacious custom home is situated at a highly desirable and upscale address. It comprises five bedrooms and six full bathrooms, in addition to an attached guesthouse. An oversized living area awaits with a stone-faced, wood-burning fireplace, a wet bar, and a formal dining room. There is also a large kitchen and a huge master bedroom suite with his and her bathrooms: one featuring a Jacuzzi
USA, LOUISIANA PRICE USD 1.435 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,689 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID E-002MTI CONTACT BATON ROUGE (US) JERRY DEL RIO REAL ESTATE, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. JERRY DEL RIO TEL. +1 225 218 0888 E-MAIL JERRY.DELRIO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
soaking tub and large wrap-around closet, while the other has a separate steam shower, walk-in closet and handicap-friendly fixtures. Upstairs there are three large bedrooms, two bathrooms, a balcony, game room and extra room. The private sundeck boasts a heated gunite pool and an outdoor kitchen. Recent refurbishments include a new roof and parapet tiles, a freshly painted interior, and a re-stuccoed façade.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 3.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,136 ft2 LAND APPROX. 2.75 acres E&V ID E-002L1W CONTACT BELLEAIR (US) GULF COAST LUXURY PROPERTIES, LLC
Magnificent Waterfront Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC STEVE KEPLER TEL. +1 727 647 6696 E-MAIL STEVE.KEPLER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his glorious estate is situated on a private waterfront plot with sensational Gulf views. It was built in 2004 and presides over five bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms. The ground floor features a kitchen area and family room, plus a wine cellar, a gym with a sauna, and a media room. Large sliding doors open to a stunning outdoor space featuring a custom lagoon pool with a water slide, two waterfalls, a sun shelf,
built-in table, and spa. The first floor boasts a gorgeous chef’s kitchen with a breakfast area that leads to the living room. Finally, the top floor affords three en suite bedrooms with terrace access, and a bonus room that could be used as an office. The master suite enjoys panoramic water views, a double-sided fireplace, wet bar, and two walk-in closets. The dock features two boat lifts for easy access to the Gulf.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: LASHES PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: ELECTRIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Unique Condominium with Sensational Views
nchanting views of the Gulf of Mexico await from this luxurious beachfront residence. Built in 2007, the sprawling fourth-floor apartment comprises three en suite bedrooms and an office/den. The open floor plan evokes a bright and airy feel throughout, with a living area that flows into the dining area, wet bar and kitchen. Incredible water and beach views can be enjoyed from every room in this home. An
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 1,699,999 INTERIOR APPROX. 3,186 ft2 NO. OF ROOMS 3 E&V ID E-002N0E 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
approx. 45 ft long balcony provides ample space for outdoor waterfront living. The kitchen features wood cabinets, stone countertops, a 132-bottle wine fridge, and luxury appliances. Meanwhile, the master bedroom affords access to the balcony and a spa-inspired master bathroom. Residents here also benefit from a heated gulf-front pool, a spa, clubhouse, fitness room, sauna, secure elevator, and cooled two-car garage.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ALEX RODRIGUEZ-WILKES – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 1.7 MILL. E&V ID E-002JKM INTERIOR APPROX. 4,445 ft2 LAND APPROX. 16,629 ft2 CONTACT SOUTH TAMPA (US) TRACK VENTURES, LLC
Magnificent Home in Exclusive Resort of Caliente
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROLINE DUPROT & STACEY LEE TEL. +1 305 878 7202 & +1 352 206 8910 E-MAIL CAROLINE.DUPROT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his Mediterranean-style two-storey residence is crafted with an interior design that reflects the inspired architecture, with stunning travertine floors, a sweeping staircase, and an elevator leading to an elegant living area. The kitchen features granite countertops and highgloss maple cabinetry with a black lacquer trim, perfect for entertaining in this luxury resort community. The master bedroom features double
walk-in closets and a spacious en suite bathroom. Upstairs accommodation includes two large bedrooms, a library, and media room. This home is also energy-efficient, featuring solar power systems and a generator that can be operated remotely. Only the most exclusive brand appliances and finishes grace this home, while accented interior and exterior lighting underscores the property’s radiant beauty.
Masterpiece of Elegance & Sophistication
nspired elegance welcomes owners and guests alike to this gated estate spanning more than 45 acres of land. Entering through the gates, rolling pastures await, complemented by over 1,800 ft of idyllic shoreline adjoining private Lake Cooley. This serene five-bedroom home affords many custom features, including garapa hardwood flooring, Brazilian slate flooring, antique light fixtures and multiple fireplaces. The chef’s
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. ALICIA BUCHANAN TEL. +1 704 906 7211 E-MAIL ALICIA.BUCHANAN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
kitchen is fitted with mahogany custom cabinetry and features an AGA stove. The owner’s suite boasts a private terrace overlooking the water and an opulent en suite bathroom. Upstairs are three en suite bedrooms and a mahogany-panelled owner’s office overlooking the estate and lake. Two workshops in the grounds are suitable for a variety of uses, from keeping a car collection to storing farm equipment.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006
USA, SOUTH CAROLINA PRICE USD 2.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,083 ft2 LAND APPROX. 45 acres E&V ID E-002J81 CONTACT SOUTH CHARLOTTE (US) CAROLINAS METRO REALTY, LLC
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: IMOTO PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004
Hilton Head Island
USA, SOUTH CAROLINA PRICE USD 9 MILL. E&V ID E-002K7D INTERIOR APPROX. 20,100 ft2 LAND APPROX. 9.76 acres CONTACT HILTON HEAD ISLAND-BLUFFTON (US)
A Château-Inspired Mansion on Colleton River
LOWCOUNTRY REAL ESTATE OF THE SOUTHEAST LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. – LINDA RUDD TEL. +1 843 816 5522 E-MAIL LINDA.RUDD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his splendid mansion, with a private deep-water dock, commands breathtaking views of the Colleton River. Regally nestled on approx. 10 sprawling acres near Hilton Head Island, the spectacular property is one of the finest residences in South Carolina. The master suite is a luxury world unto itself, with ornate fireplaces, sitting rooms and dressing rooms. The living room is encased in panelling from Paris dating from
the 1830s, while a soaring carved mantle crowns the opulent 21-seat dining room. Epicures will marvel at the professional kitchen, which is a wonder to behold. These highlights are mere whispers of many more exquisite rooms. A charming guest cottage, pool, spa, and tranquil waterfall are discreetly located, ensuring a high level of privacy. This unique property has to be experienced in person to be truly appreciated.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009
The Atlantic – Luxurious Two-storey Penthouse
his 46th floor penthouse affords sensational views from its floorto-ceiling windows. The spacious property features a large kitchen with separate dining and living areas, a bedroom, two balconies and a generously sized den space. The upper level comprises an additional living and sitting area. An impressive owner’s suite hosts a walk-in closet, plus a spa bathroom with a frameless glass shower and a soaking
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 1.399 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,984 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID E-002FER CONTACT ATLANTA (US) EAV LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. CHRISTA HUFFSTICKLER TEL. +1 404 845 7724 E-MAIL CHRISTA.HUFFSTICKLER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
tub. Top-of-the-line appointments include Brazilian oak floors, stone countertops, and gas cooking. Residents here enjoy truly superior amenities ranging from valet parking to a full-service concierge, a state-ofthe-art fitness club and yoga studio, and a resort-style pool with a cabana service. Moments away from the heart of the city, this impressive home is at the epicentre of one of Atlanta’s most desirable neighbourhoods.
New York City
Highly-Coveted Home in 15 Central Park West
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
his prestigious four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home, located in the highly-coveted House in 15 Central Park West, has been completely redesigned with the highest quality materials to take full advantage of the apartment’s approx. 47 ft of Central Park frontage. The new layout allows for enjoyment of the panoramic view over the park and city skyline, both to the north and south, from the open plan kitchen, living room,
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 25.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,478 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID E-002KJ3 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
dining room and master bedroom. Residents of 15 Central Park West also enjoy access to luxury amenities including a gourmet restaurant with an in-home private dining service, an approx. 14,000 ft2 fitness centre with an approx. 75 ft sky-lit lap pool, wine rooms, a business centre, a private screening room, game room, and outdoor terrace, in addition to a full staff catering to all conceivable whims.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001
New York City Dramatic Home in the Sky
he drama and beauty of Central Park can be cherished to the full from this approx. 2,044 ft2 designer turn-key, two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom duplex at the Time Warner Center Condominium at 25 Columbus Circle. Wall-to-wall windows showcase stunning views of Central Park and the magical New York City skyline, while an expansive living and dining room with an approx. 10 ft high ceiling is perfect for
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 9.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,044 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID E-002MQ CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY MMC (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. HOWARD MORREL TEL. +1 212 956 4823 E-MAIL HOWARD.MORREL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
entertaining. Every detail of the interior design has been customised by the designer Patrick Sutton to embody the vibrancy of the city’s style and culture. His vision is reflected in the dramatic contrasts of black, white and grey which naturally draw the eye towards the spectacular panorama of Central Park. Residents of 25 Columbus Circle enjoy whiteglove services with a wealth of amenities at a most prestigious address.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
New York City Pristine Park Avenue Home
his sensational apartment boasts Central Park and skyline views through 10 ft windows facing north, west and south. The front door leads from the private elevator landing into the entrance gallery, which offers a preview of the enticing panorama on offer, as well as the commodious living/dining room and the third bedroom, currently configured as a library with custom wooden shelving. The property
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 19 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,575 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID E-002MNE CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY MMC (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. FRAN SHAPIRO TEL. +1 646 661 2079 E-MAIL FRAN.SHAPIRO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
has solid oak flooring and over 12 ft ceilings throughout. The large master suite features a corridor of custom closets, two marble master bathrooms with underfloor heating, and a gracious corner bedroom featuring an Empire State Building view. 432 Park Avenue offers residents some 30,000 ft2 of amenities including a private restaurant with terrace, a 75 ft indoor pool, fitness centre, yoga studio, and library.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SPACECRAFTING – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017
New Custom Construction
uality craftsmanship meets thoughtful design in every detail of this brand new home. A spacious foyer with hardwood floors leads to the heart of the property – the living, dining and kitchen space. The open floor plan features high-end appliances, lighting and cabinets, in addition to breakfast bar seating at a centre island looking into the living room. The dining room opens to a three seasons porch ideal for
USA, MINNESOTA PRICE USD 975,000 E&V ID E-002MWS INTERIOR APPROX. 4,308 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.14 acres CONTACT MINNEAPOLIS (US) MINNEAPOLIS LUXURY REAL ESTATE CORP. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. LINDSAY BACIGALUPO TEL. +1 764 350 0022 E-MAIL LINDSAY.BACIGALUPO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
evenings spent relaxing in the summertime breeze. Upstairs, four bedrooms await including a sumptuous owner’s suite with a seating area, a separate soaking tub, walk-in shower and dual vanities. Downstairs there is a designated entertaining space in the family room featuring a wet bar. This superb residence also benefits from its convenient location close to multiple parks and a variety of shops and restaurants.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1820
Vintage Farmhouse in Horse Country
his historic home dating from circa 1820 has been elegantly restored while preserving its authentic charm and architectural beauty. A gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, brick flooring, a pantry and brick fireplace convey a true country feel. The formal dining room features hand-painted murals from years past. A large gathering room has vaulted ceilings and hand-hewn beams, a brick fireplace, and French
USA, VERMONT PRICE USD 1.645 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,040 ft2 LAND APPROX. 38.93 acres E&V ID E-0022IEU CONTACT OKEMO (US) GRAVES INVESTMENT CORP. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TEL. +1 802 975 0338 E-MAIL OKEMO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
doors leading to a covered porch. The house comprises four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and five wood-burning fireplaces. A reclaimed barn of the same era has been beautifully restored and now serves as a three-bedroom guesthouse, while a five-stall barn and multiple fenced pastures complete the picture. With over 6,000 ft2 of living space on offer, there is ample privacy for all in this idyllic piece of Vermont.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1837
CANADA, ONTARIO PRICE CAD 2.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,567 ft2 LAND APPROX. 10.35 acres E&V ID CA-0026P3 CONTACT TORONTO CENTRAL (CA) SPRINGATE-RENAUD HOLDINGS INC.
his magnificent home dating back to 1837 is situated on approx. 10.35 acres. It affords over 3,500 ft2 of luxurious living space, which has been renovated while honouring the original features. The stunning residence comprises five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and boasts a new roof, windows, plumbing, electrics, HVAC, drywall, and millwork. Appealing amenities include a wine cellar, exercise room, workroom, pool
table room, and two large covered porches. The picturesque grounds are fully landscaped with extensive mature gardens, a pool, three-acre pond, flagstone patios and walkways, a large tent, fire pit and wood-burning oven. They are perfect for both relaxing and entertaining. A short drive to Toronto and close to award-winning wineries, golf courses and private schools, this beautiful property has a great deal to offer.
Designer Renovated Classic Home on Expansive Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. NISSAN MICHAEL TEL. +1 416 628 1357 E-MAIL NISSAN.MICHAEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL/ELECTRIC/WOOD – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1998
Nautical Paradise on the Beautiful Northwest Arm
he pure engineering genius that created this landmark home, which sits on the prestigious Northwest Arm in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will amaze and delight the most discerning of buyers. The nautical-inspired interior, which includes cherry wood floors laid at 45-degree angles and walnut ‘king plank’ flooring on the main level, has been designed to simulate a ship’s deck. The main house sits on the very edge of the
CANADA, NOVA SCOTIA PRICE CAD 3.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,744 ft2 LAND APPROX. 53,000 ft2 E&V ID CA-0026RH CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS HALIFAX (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. TEL. +1 902 422 5552 E-MAIL HALIFAX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ocean, with approx. 72 metres of accessible ocean frontage, in addition to a dock system accommodating up to four boats, and a mooring buoy for another. This expansive estate encompasses a main house, carriage house, deck-side guesthouse, and two garages. It is located only approx. 100 metres from the most prestigious and historic yacht club in North America, the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: LORRIE JANE PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
Rustic Canadian Elegance
estled on approx. 1.77 acres, this meticulously crafted home paints luxury living on a backdrop of raw natural beauty. The main floor flows easily with timeless, traditionally appointed living and dining rooms, and a gourmet kitchen. The master bedroom affords a luxury en suite and access to a deck in this magnificent lakeside setting. The lower level with a rock fireplace in the cosy media area is adjacent to three large
CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE CAD 1.399 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,742 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.77 acres E&V ID CA-0026RS CONTACT OKANAGAN (CA) LEXTERRA REAL ESTATE CORPORATION LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. SUZIE DORATTI TEL. +1 250 868 7197 E-MAIL SUZIE.DORATTI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
bedrooms, each boasting a private bathroom and doors to the gorgeous lower patio within steps of the water’s edge. A gazebo, outdoor fireplace and wharf all beckon plans of summer nights under the northern stars. Loon Lake is a float-plane-friendly playground, rich with hiking, biking and outdoor fun. This home would make a wonderful B&B getaway, or open its arms graciously to owners seeking respite from a busy life.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: PLATINUM HD – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
World-Class Desolation Sound Resort
CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE CAD 19.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,152 ft2 LAND APPROX. 118.5 acres E&V ID CA-0026SG CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS VANCOUVER ISLAND LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. SCOTT PIERCY & JAMES LEBLANC TEL. +1 250 940 2770 E-MAIL SCOTT.PIERCY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM & JAMES.LEBLANC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
et on Stuart Island in world-class Desolation Sound, this west-facing estate embodies peace and tranquillity, extending across nearly 1 km of coastline and approx. 120 acres featuring temperate rainforest, manicured gardens, a private lake, beachfront, and boardwalk trails. The three-bedroom residence is the epitome of West Coast luxury, with an open plan layout enhanced by hand-selected ancient fir wood post and
beam work, exquisite stone finishes, a chef’s kitchen, an adjacent dining room, great room, and family room. The wrap-around deck enjoys scenic vistas that take in the mountains, vibrant skies and dynamic waters. The estate also encompasses a log cabin guesthouse, a caretaker’s cottage, staff accommodation, a workshop, art studio, boathouse, helipad, and private dock for convenient access to the property.
A Rare Find in Simbithi Eco Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS SOUTHERN AFRICA (PTY) LTD TEL. +27 31 880 09 89 E-MAIL KZNDOLPHINCOAST@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
imbithi Eco-Estate is situated on the idyllic northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal, only an approx. 20-minute drive to King Shaka International Airport. Nestled in the midst of this estate is this magnificent four-bedroom home affording top-class finishes, luxurious comforts, and exceptional views. Generously sized interiors and plentiful outdoor spaces allow for large-scale entertaining. The connection to the outdoors
is heightened by a neutral palette that extends throughout the interior and exterior, connecting them in a perfect marriage. Simbithi Eco Estate offers a lifestyle like no other. Facilities include an 18-hole executive golf course, a restaurant, pre-school, and 24-hour security. The estate manages and protects the natural environment, vegetation and fauna, allowing discerning homeowners to enjoy it to the absolute full.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: BARRY BOWDITCH – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
SOUTH AFRICA, KWAZULU-NATAL PRICE ZAR 13.995 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 746 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,661 m2 E&V ID ENV104357 CONTACT KZN DOLPHIN COAST (ZA) PROPDIRECT (PTY) LTD.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995
his exceptional home is located in the residential neighbourhood of Sa Calma, one of the most exclusive areas of Andorra. The unique location, beautiful grounds, excellent distribution of spaces and exquisite flair of the interior decoration all make this property a truly unique dwelling indeed. Every room in the chalet is filled with top-quality details and amenities that make home life in it an absolute pleasure at
ANDORRA, ESCALDES-ENGORDANY PRICE EUR 4.225 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 609 m2 LAND APPROX. 500 m2 E&V ID W-02BENV CONTACT ANDORRA (AD) KAMPFRAAT REAL ESTATE, SLU LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +376 88 66 88 E-MAIL ANDORRA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
all times of the year. Located at the top of the residential mountain, the property is south-facing, overlooking Andorra la Vella and Escaldes and enjoying sunshine throughout the day. The tranquillity of the setting is perfectly combined here with convenient proximity to the cultural and commercial areas of the capital, making it ideal for those seeking an exclusive lifestyle that benefits from the best of all worlds.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 280.3 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1940 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Magnificent Property with Three Houses in Beloso
ocated in the exclusive residential area of Beloso Alto at the centre of the city, this extensive property comprises three large buildings dating back to 1940, all of which underwent renovation in 2007. The magnificent main villa of approx. 633 m2 spans three floors and comprises a total of seven bedrooms, three with en suite bathrooms, in addition to an office, a living room with a fireplace, a dining room,
SPAIN, NAVARRA PRICE EUR 3.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,050 m2 LAND APPROX. 5,360 m2 E&V ID W-02AIV1 CONTACT PAMPLONA (ES) NAVARRA PRIME HOUSES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 948 24 63 01 E-MAIL PAMPLONA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
kitchen, gym, and more. The second house spans approx. 333 m2 with four bedrooms, one with an en suite bathroom and walk-in closet, plus a living room with a fireplace, kitchen, and porch. The third building of approx. 86 m2 boasts loft-style interiors. The luxury dwelling is set on a plot with sprawling gardens featuring impressive lime trees and mature conifers, plus a large pool, a sports court, and changing rooms.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 390 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: ELECTRIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1972 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
SPAIN, TOLEDO PRICE EUR 5.105 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 660 m2 LAND APPROX. 12 ha E&V ID W-01ZR6F CONTACT MADRID TORRELODONES (ES) INSIOS, S.L.
Magnificent Residence in the City
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 91 859 43 85 E-MAIL MADRIDTORRELODONES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his beautiful ‘Cigarral’ mansion stands on a plot of some 12 ha. Surrounded by century-old olive trees, oaks, pine and cypress trees, it enjoys splendid views across the city. Built by a well-known architect in 1972, the property features exceptional panelling, tiling and columns, plus doors dating from the 16th and 17th centuries. A grand living room, library, and kitchen with a pantry can be found on the ground
floor, together with a dining room opening to the garden. Meanwhile, six bedrooms and bathrooms await on the first floor, while the top level currently accommodates a bright and airy attic space with vaulted ceilings. Particularly appealing highlights include a pool with dressing rooms, a games area, and a garden with a large terrace and porch from which spectacular views of Toledo and the Tagus River can be enjoyed.
Incredible Villa in an Upmarket District of Roses
his beautiful villa is set on a plot of approx. 1,103 m², with a total living and utility space of some 544 m² on offer to its future owners. It is located at a prime address in the most sought-after area of Roses, known as ‘La Llosa’, which is just a two-minute walk both to the centre of Roses and the harbour with its marina, promenade and shops. The house consists of four spacious and comfortable bedrooms, two of which
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. + 34 972 15 47 96 E-MAIL ROSES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
have en suite bathrooms. The other two bedrooms share another fullsized bathroom. In addition, there is a delightful, large living room with a separate kitchen. The living area opens out onto several stunning terraces offering ample privacy and incredible views over the Bay of Roses and the surrounding area. Other highlights of this impressive home include the outdoor swimming pool and a two-car garage.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1988
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 1.1 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 430 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,103 m2 E&V ID W-02CD5F CONTACT ROSES (ES) PRATS & WENDT, S.L.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FREDERIC ROIG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: AEROTHERMAL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 850,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 373 m2 LAND APPROX. 809 m2 E&V ID W-02AV7R CONTACT PERALADA-EMPORDÀ (ES) PRATS & WENDT, S.L.
Stunning New Villas in Golf Peralada
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 872 20 14 88 E-MAIL PERALADA-EMPORDA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
hese semi-detached homes stand out for their outstanding architecture, their minimalist interior design and superb finishes using high-quality materials and cutting-edge technologies. Each house boasts an interior elevator with windows providing natural light. The ground floor consists of an expansive living and dining area, a small space with a fireplace envisaged as a reading area, a full-sized bathroom,
and a fully fitted kitchen with top-end appliances. This level opens onto the garden, terrace and outdoor swimming pool, all of which enjoy beautiful views overlooking the golf course. Four large bedrooms await on the first floor, two with an en suite bathroom and one with a splendid terrace. Meanwhile the basement level accommodates a four-car garage, a laundry room, and a further space with a bathroom for staff.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SANTIAGO SURIOL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 78.12 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 40.80 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: HEAT PUMP – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
Magnificent Apartment Facing the Sea
his luxurious property near Sitges is set against a beautiful Mediterranean backdrop, surrounded by forest yet embracing the sea with amazing views. Designed with couples in mind as the perfect escape from the rigours of urban life, this duplex has equal amounts of open floor plan living space inside and private natural space for relaxing outside. From the fully equipped kitchen ideal for food lovers to the
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 695,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 113 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 E&V ID W-027BW2 CONTACT SITGES (ES) FINEST PROPERTIES S. L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 93 811 44 44 E-MAIL SITGES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
large master suite and exclusively fitted bathrooms, this residence exudes positive energy and a special karma. Complete with underground parking spaces, storage unit and spectacular communal pool area, there are few properties of this calibre that offer so many extras in such an idyllic setting. Built in 2005, this home is situated in the modern urbanisation known as Casas del Mar on the coast in Sant Pere de Ribes.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: GEMMA MORERA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres
‘Green Architecture’ in Llavaneres
lending in seamlessly with its natural surroundings, the splendid architectural design of this home makes it unique in the region, while the beautiful sea views are equally stunning. The property comprises two parcels of land with separate entrances and the option of building a second house in the grounds. A blanket of natural grass encloses the two-storey house and merges with the garden, pool and paddle court.
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 2.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,400 m2 E&V ID W-02BEUF CONTACT MARESME (ES) MARESME PROPERTIES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 937 98 88 99 E-MAIL MARESME@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The ground level consists of a day area with a living space featuring a fireplace and flowing onto the kitchen and patio. The sleeping quarters comprise three bedrooms and two bathrooms, one en suite. The lower floor affords a spacious en suite bedroom for guests with direct access to the garden, as well as other utility rooms. Other amenities include a porch for two cars, a well, sprinkler irrigation, and a security alarm.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018
SPAIN, COSTA DEL SOL PRICE EUR 3.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 835 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,600 m2 E&V ID W-02AI03 CONTACT MARBELLA-PUERTO BANÚS (ES) MAZAL REALTY, S.L.
Contemporary Masterpiece in El Madroñal
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 952 85 98 60 E-MAIL MARBELLAPUERTOBANUS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ituated in one of the most exclusive gated communities on the Costa del Sol, El Madroñal, just a few minutes from Marbella, this contemporary masterpiece is set within marvellous surroundings, affording amazing sea and mountain views from every corner. Set on a large and private plot of some 2,600 m2, the luxury estate offers the finest in contemporary living, combining modern architecture with a stylish
interior design. On the entrance level, the villa contains a double-height living area finished with top-quality materials and a very chic touch. This home also plays host to four large bedrooms, two of which are master suites, in addition to mature gardens and an infinity pool with spectacular views across the Mediterranean Sea to North Africa. This is a unique property in one of the most desirable locations on the coast.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 43.07 kWh/m2a – EMISSION 11.14 kgCO2 /m²a – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Casa Velázquez – Endless Views & Incredible Luxury
asa Velázquez is synonymous with the finest Mediterranean living, in the most desirable location on Majorca. The main highlight of the south-facing villa is the spectacular outlook over the port of Puerto de Andratx and the sea. It was renovated throughout in 2018, preserving its Mediterranean style while updating it to the most modern standards. The impressive amenities include a guesthouse, pool, a spa and fitness
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 8.8 MILL. E&V ID W-02BQEU INTERIOR APPROX. 542 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,700 m2 CONTACT MALLORCA-PUERTO DE ANDRATX (ES) ENGEL MALLORCA INVEST, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 67 47 80 E-MAIL ANDRATX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
area, a sound system, and an elevator. A KNX home automation system provides the utmost in home comforts, along with stone and parquet floors laid with underfloor heating, and a Boffi designer kitchen. The grounds have been envisaged to enjoy the island’s sunny climate to the full. Al fresco enjoyment centres around the outdoor kitchen and barbecue area – the perfect place to relax, and enjoy the views and sunsets.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: TINA MANRESA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 72.7 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Ultra-Modern Luxury Finca with Stunning Views in Costitx
his splendid property was built in 2014 using excellent and exclusive materials with glass, iron and stone dominating the scene. Its original design provides superb views of the Tramuntana Mountains from all rooms. The kitchen and living area have an open plan interior layout, with large sliding windows that allow ample natural light to flood the space, while making the most of the beautiful vistas over the surrounding area.
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 2.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 572 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.66 ha E&V ID W-029SUC CONTACT MALLORCA-SANTA MARÍA (ES) EV MALLORCA PROPERTY S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 62 16 29 E-MAIL SANTAMARIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The house consists of a total of six en suite bedrooms and several living rooms, as well as a majestic glass staircase that connects both floors. Just some of the appealing and noteworthy features are the underfloor heating with a heat pump, integrated air conditioning, a Mediterranean garden, a 12 x 6 m saltwater swimming pool with a pool house, a two-car garage, automatic gate, private well, and Sonos audio system.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: TINA MANRESA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 146.5 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Newly Built Contemporary Villa in Son Veri
eautifully designed in a modern architectural style, this minimalist villa has just been completed using nothing but excellent materials. Its unique location, on a small road with only five neighbours facing the sea, makes it a true rarity. It is located in the residential area of Son Veri Nou, enjoying breathtaking views over the Bay of Palma. There is a wonderful, long promenade just above sea level that is absolutely ideal
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 6.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 600 m2 LAND APPROX. 950 m2 E&V ID W-023B9Q CONTACT MALLORCA-LLUCMAJOR (ES) EV MALLORCA PROPERTY S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 871 57 00 00 E-MAIL LLUCMAJOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
for a relaxing stroll or cycle ride. The main living space is open plan with an adjoining dining room and large kitchen, all benefitting from the vistas that reign throughout. The house consists of four floors in total, with an elevator. Four bedrooms with en suite bathrooms await on the first floor, while the two-level basement consists of a garage for four cars, a gym with a sauna and steam room, a storage room, and utility space.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Mexilhoeira Grande Magnificent Hilltop Villa with Panoramic Views
verlooking the beautiful countryside, Quinta da Colina stands on an approx. 1.5 ha plot atop a hill. Built in 1994 and refurbished in 2006 with state-of-the-art technical features, this extraordinary estate exudes both luxury and comfort. The superb attention to detail in the interior and exterior design reflects a perfect balance in the use of natural materials. The impressive driveway, hand-laid in traditional
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE PRICE EUR 1.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 337 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.5 ha E&V ID W-02CL1Y CONTACT PORTIMÃO (PT) SOHO ALGARVE, LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +351 282 07 11 31 E-MAIL PORTIMAO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Portuguese stone, leads up to the gracious sunlit villa, which comprises a living room, a dining room with a modern kitchen, three bedrooms, five bathrooms, a sauna, and two studies. A further living space, kitchenette and two suites can be found in the luxurious private guest wing. The impeccable garden, pool, barbecue and dining area perfectly complement the outdoor experience inherent to life in the Algarve.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ALEXANDER BOGORODSKIY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: SOLAR – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Luxury Villa with Breathtaking Sea Views
his incredible home sits on approx. 3,490 m2 of land, with an incline leading all the way down to the sea. The south-facing villa sits high up on the plot and in complete harmony with its stunning surroundings. It enjoys spectacular, uninterrupted views of the ocean. The grounds feature a beautiful infinity pool with only the Atlantic as its backdrop. The views through the large windows in the villa are truly
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE PRICE EUR 2.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 354 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,490 m2 E&V ID W-025TJZ 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
breathtaking, often providing the illusion that one is on board a luxury cruise ship. The recently refurbished kitchen is open plan and highly functional. There are a total of five bedrooms and five bathrooms, plus two spacious living rooms each featuring a fireplace. Other amenities include underfloor heating, air conditioning, and solar panels. An alarm and video surveillance system ensures an excellent standard of security.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FABIO CARNI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018
Ski In & Out in Crans
et in one of the most beautiful locations in Crans, this dream home boasts spectacular views of the Swiss Alps and remarkable attention to detail in every respect. The generously sized chalet measures approx. 850 m2 in total with six bedrooms, in addition to a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. The plot of approx. 3,000 m2 and six parking spaces benefit enormously from the impressive backdrop of the unspoilt
SWITZERLAND, VALAIS PRICE CHF 9.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 850 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,000 m2 E&V ID W-02C3MN CONTACT VALAIS (CH) EV VALAIS SA LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 27 205 77 00 E-MAIL VALAIS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Valais countryside. Long-term residential, leisure and recreational value await here. With the highest quality standards and exclusivity amidst nature on offer, all embedded in a wonderful environment, this property will inspire and excite even the most demanding residents. The opportunity is still open to customise the interiors and layout plan precisely to suit the individual tastes and wishes of the future owners.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
Gsteig near Gstaad Stunning Chalet Surrounded by Mountains
ar removed from the stresses of urban life, a world of tradition and comfort awaits here in this cosy and luxurious retreat located in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Set over two storeys and graced with beautiful features including a gorgeous fireplace and wooden beams, floorboards and doors, entering this tranquil home is almost like walking into a spiritual space. This secondary residence consists of a splendid reception
SWITZERLAND, BERN PRICE CHF 4.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 305 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,370 m2 E&V ID W-02CH8T CONTACT GSTAAD (CH) E&V GSTAAD PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 33 655 65 05 E-MAIL GSTAAD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
room with a dining area and balcony overlooking the mountains, a fully fitted kitchen with a breakfast area, four comfortable bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an extensive terrace. Other desirable amenities on offer range from an amazing wellness spa complete with a sauna, steam room and outdoor whirlpool, through to a ski room, two garage parking spaces and four parking bays in front of the property.
Gracious Home Set in Exclusive Grounds
his beautiful detached home with an indoor pool and sauna is set in idyllic garden grounds and forms part of a modern residential development in Ennetbaden. This new quarter is made up primarily of classic villa properties with large gardens, with a discerning architectural standard throughout the entire community. Thanks to the central location of this address, the Old Town of Baden with all its shopping
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amenities and its broad range of restaurants and cultural offers is just a few minutes’ walk away. The station is also only an approx. 6-minute walk from here, with direct connections to Zurich, Bern and Basel. With the kindergarden and primary school in Ennetbaden and upper school in Baden also in direct proximity, this property is ideally placed to lead family life and enjoy the highest quality of home living.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: VON ENGELS U. SCHNEIDER/EIGENTÜMER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995
SWITZERLAND, AARGAU PRICE CHF 3.19 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 345 m2 LAND APPROX. 633 m2 E&V ID W-02BLOL CONTACT BADEN (CH) E&V LIEGENSCHAFTEN AG
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: HEAT PUMP/GEOTHERMAL PROBE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Architect-Designed Home in a Modern Loft Style
his contemporary architect-designed home has been built to an eco-friendly ‘Minergie Standard’ and offers many comforts for leading an excellent quality of life. Absolute highlights of the design include the frameless panoramic windows, the large covered arcades, the honeycombed and retractable outer façade layer, room heights of approx. 3 metres on the ground floor, a hanging fireplace, an outdoor pool, and
SWITZERLAND, AARGAU PRICE CHF 1.65 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 190 m2 LAND APPROX. 627 m2 E&V ID W-02AC1T CONTACT AARAU (CH) EV SWISS PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 62 825 27 90 E-MAIL AARAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
well-maintained garden. Spanning a total of approx. 95 m2, the loft-like ground level comprises an entrance hallway, a kitchen, a dining and living area, and WC. The lower ground floor plays host to an open plan space, a master bedroom with a bathroom with shower, a guest bedroom with a shower, a WC, and a utility room. The arcades between the interior and the outer façade span some 50 m2 and are set over both levels.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FOTO MÄCHLER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Luxurious Country House in Stäfa
his impressive property, built in 2010, promises an appealing combination of generously sized interiors, tasteful details and finishes in a gracious country house style, abundant outdoor spaces and breathtaking views overlooking Lake Zurich and the Swiss mountain scenery. All the superb-quality materials and custom fittings reflect the modernity, exclusivity and rural charm of this home. The warm design, which runs
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 6.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 280 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,605 m2 E&V ID W-02CF7D 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
seamlessly through each and every room, lends this country home a reassuring sense of domestic security and timelessness. The unique nature of this property is complemented by an extensive garden with a natural bathing pond and its own spring. It extends a wonderful atmosphere of peace, privacy and spaciousness. The barn, four stables and over 460 m² of additional space round off this extremely attractive listing.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: APIX/ALEX BUSCHOR – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001
Modern Home with Terraces & Marvellous Lake Views
igh up like an eagle’s nest above the Greifensee lake and the idyllic village of Maur, this contemporary home awaits. Mild summer evenings can be enjoyed here on both of the terraces, spanning some 80 m2 and 65 m2 respectively, boasting wonderful far-reaching views of the lake and the mountain scenery. Built in 2001, this residence has an impressive interior layout that is both well conceived and generous
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE CHF 2.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 266 m2 LAND APPROX. 456 m2 E&V ID W-024QVE CONTACT WALLISELLEN (CH) IMMOBILIEN ZÜRICH NORD AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 500 68 68 E-MAIL WALLISELLEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
in its dimensions. The heart of this home is the light-flooded living and dining area, which enjoys 180° lake views, and is graced by a large, open plan kitchen that leads directly out to the sun terrace and pergola. Two en suite bedrooms are situated on the level below, while two studios with a bathroom can be found on the top floor and ground floor. In short, this is the consummate dwelling for both families and couples.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MARCEL ROOS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017
Fine Living with Lake Views
et in a fantastic southwest-facing location overlooking Lake Zug and the Rigi Mountain, six prestigious apartments with first-class interiors, a ceiling height of approx. 2.70 m, and a living area of approx. 205 to 243 m2 have taken shape. Three apartments are still available for first occupancy. The appointment standard features only the finest materials, with superb attention to detail throughout. Bright, stucco-adorned walls
SWITZERLAND, ZUG PRICE FROM CHF 3.9 MILL. INTERIORS FROM APPROX. 205 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4.5 E&V ID W-029QZB 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
and partially round design features make the residences representative and exceptionally chic. A luxurious Poggenpohl kitchen with an island, bar, wine refrigerator and steamer will appeal to all cooking enthusiasts, while the elegant bathrooms are finished in marble and fine stoneware. Each apartment has three underground parking spaces. Located in the canton of Zug, Walchwil also enjoys attractive taxation rates.
Infinity Home – The Ultimate Living Experience
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014
his outstanding villa combines high levels of comfort and abundant prestige with magnificent views of Lake Zurich. The exclusive property was built in 2014 using only the finest materials and appointments, from the superior natural stone floors to the Boffi kitchen, the Sky-Frame panoramic windows, and the state-of-the-art security alarm system. A glass lift connects all four levels of the residence, leading
SWITZERLAND, SCHWYZ PRICE CHF 12.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 450 m2 LAND APPROX. 885 m2 E&V ID W-02CQCG 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
up to the living and dining area on the top floor with panoramic lake views. The bedroom quarters await on the level below, with a master bedroom and two en suite bedrooms, in addition to a heated pool with a countercurrent system and a conservatory. An office, spa and fitness area, and a guest suite are all situated on the ground floor. Yet another highlight is the underground garage with space for four cars.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
‘Castello’ with Dream Lake Views & Abundant Privacy
his Ticino-style ‘rustico’ has been converted into a ‘castello’ with painstaking care and attention to detail. It boasts large windows that make the most of the views looking over the crystal-clear waters of Lake Maggiore and the infinity pool. This home offers a life on the banks of Lake Maggiore surrounded by luxury, fine design and the latest technologies. Amid the security and beauty of Switzerland, open plan interiors
SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE CHF 4.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 250 m2 LAND APPROX. 800 m2 E&V ID W-029KMO 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
spanning approx. 250 m2 await here, enjoying magnificent lake views and allowing for a superb quality of life led in luxurious comfort. The property also offers a great deal of privacy, with expansive dimensions, modern architecture and an appointment standard that will impress and inspire. A two-car garage and two parking spaces are also on hand. This exceptional property can be acquired as a second home.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1888 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Fully Renovated Palatial Villa
uilt in 1888, the grand ‘Schlossvilla Pirkershausen’ is an impressive architectural example of this era, and one of the most prestigious properties in the town. The wonderful garden is an absolute joy to behold and spend time in. Also particularly noteworthy are the original period features. The property’s heritage is reflected in the inlaid coffered ceilings, the intricately carved door frames, and large wall panels. The
AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA PRICE EUR 1.96 MILL. E&V ID W-02CKT8 INTERIOR APPROX. 604 m2 LAND APPROX. 31,504 m2 CONTACT KLAGENFURT (AT) H&H PREMIUM IMMOBILIENVERMITTLUNG GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 664 88 93 91 70 E-MAIL KLAGENFURT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
entire property was renovated in 2004 with great care and expense, and it now finds itself in excellent condition. Modern fittings, extra-high interiors and a generous number of rooms all culminate in a comfortable dwelling that excels in comfort and elegance. The modern domestic technologies installed make this a functional and convenient everyday home. There is a garage in the grounds with six parking spaces.
Dream Plot with Lake & Mountain Views on Lake Atter
his unique property lies just outside the village of Nussdorf, one of the most coveted locations on the banks of Lake Atter, where daily life has a fresh summer feel that draws visitors from far and wide. In what feels like a remote location, surrounded by nature and on an attractive hillside plot affording views of the lake and the mountains, it also enjoys excellent transport links, being just a few kilometres from the A1
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Salzburg – Vienna motorway. This plot already has planning permission for an above-average sized residential building with a pool and double garage. The permission has been extended until March 2020. There is an electrical connection for a construction power supply, and access is public and asphalted. The water supply comes from a new well on the property while waste water drains into the local sewage system.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
AUSTRIA, UPPER AUSTRIA PRICE EUR 369,000 LAND APPROX. 749 m2 E&V ID W-02CCKM CONTACT WELS (AT) CC-H GMBH
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 120 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: PELLETS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION CIRCA: 1895 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Unique Estate & Seminar Venue
his magnificent country estate dates back to circa 1895. Over the course of the years it has been renovated and adapted time and again – most recently in 2016 – with a great deal of loving attention to detail, to a very high standard, and always taking styles and materials from the local area into consideration. As a result, everything is of an impressive quality, both generally and in terms of technical amenities. The property
AUSTRIA, UPPER AUSTRIA PRICE EUR 3.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,050 m2 LAND APPROX. 41.33 ha E&V ID W-02CJ6C CONTACT LINZ (AT) CC-H GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 732 732 03 20 E-MAIL LINZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
is currently used as an active riding school and seminar venue. The present concept of spaces, buildings and rooms has been developed to meet the needs of owners, employees, tenants and leaseholders to the full, along with guests/seminar participants. The estate is surrounded almost entirely by its own consolidated land, while the farm has been operated on an organic basis for around 30 years now.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 131 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1884 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Historic Jewel – Imposing & Modern
owards the end of the 19th century, Viennese citizens used to make a pilgrimage to Dornbach by carriage in order to listen to the music of the Schrammel brothers and Johann Strauss in this magnificent house. This unique flair has been preserved to this day and creates an unusual symbiosis of old and new. The property for sale includes the entire first floor, measuring approx. 557 m². The large historic dance hall, approx.
AUSTRIA, VIENNA PRICE EUR 3.913 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 557 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 – 8 E&V ID W-02CISC CONTACT WIEN MMC (AT) EUV IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 1 961 50 00 E-MAIL WIEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
240 m² with approx. 7 m ceilings, has been restored to its former glory and now serves as an impressive living room complete with a kitchen and fireplace. A modern staircase leads up to the newly built gallery level. There is also a separate self-contained apartment for staff and a loft-like unit that is currently being used as office space. The wonderful garden boasts various terraces, a sauna, shower and Whirlpool.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 74.96 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1850 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Grand Manor in the Heart of Ora
his aristocratic Baroque-style villa dating back to the 19th century is situated in sprawling park grounds just a few kilometres away from the city of Bolzano. The splendid property is the perfect find for anyone who is fascinated by the magic of a historic building, focused on top-quality details, and keen to live and experience such a unique living atmosphere on a daily basis. The house can be accessed through
ITALY, SOUTH TYROL PRICE EUR 1.98 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 696 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,650 m2 E&V ID W-02B1OQ 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
two entrances and has three storeys, in addition to an attic and basement level. The interior of the villa is divided into four apartments, all with generously sized rooms and all graced with finely inlaid wooden floors and intricate ceilings. Overall, the house has 13 bedrooms and six bathrooms. The building could potentially be converted into several apartments of various different sizes, if so desired.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 177.25 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1970 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 1.69 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 230 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID W-02CDV1 CONTACT MILANO CENTRO STORICO (IT) M&M REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 02 94 43 33 31 E-MAIL MILANOCENTROSTORICO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his elegant and fully refurbished apartment is situated on the third floor of a stunning building complete with a garden. A large entrance hallway with a cloakroom flows directly onto a quadruple-sized living room with a teak wooden floor. This expansive space benefits from multiple windows and a sizeable balcony that allow abundant daylight to flood in. Off to the right of the hallway is a custom eat-in kitchen
with a laundry room and loggia. The sleeping quarters consist of a large bedroom with a bathroom and a vast main suite featuring a walk-in closet and spacious bathroom. The property has been designed to a superb quality specification and boasts such amenities as air conditioning, double glazing, electric blinds, a security alarm, and a basement. There is also the option of acquiring parking spaces in the building.
Elegance & Prestige
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930
Historical & Prestigious Villa in the Liberty Style
his prestigious villa dates back to the 1930s and is located in Sant’Agnese, one of the most exclusive areas in Modena. It was originally owned by Antonio Delfini, a famous Modena writer, and is surrounded by an enchanting flower garden of around 2,000 m2 in size. The property spans some 1,000 m2 in total, distributed over five levels that are divided into two spacious duplex apartments, in addition
ITALY, EMILIA ROMAGNA PRICE EUR 4.15 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,000 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 E&V ID W-02C8BY 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
to a service apartment, a tavern, a six-car garage, laundry and pantry. Decorative embellishments, frescoes, precious materials and boiserie panelling make this residence absolutely unique. All technical systems are of a modern standard with energy-efficient credentials, and all levels of the property are connected by an internal elevator. The central location of this property is also ideally suited for convenient daily life.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 45.94 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Breathtaking Luxury in a Splendid Setting
et in a unique and prime hillside position in Imperia, this recently completed home affords extremely high-end living just a short walk from both the town and the sea. Great attention to detail has been bestowed on the entire property, imbuing it with incredible quality finishes and comforts. The three independent apartments are set over two levels linked by a convenient elevator, and all enjoy breathtaking
ITALY, LIGURIA PRICE EUR 3.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 400 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,600 m2 E&V ID W-02CU7G CONTACT SANREMO IMPERIA (IT) UNO6OTTO DI COMETTO KATIA S.A.S. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0183 67 99 92 E-MAIL SANREMOIMPERIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
sea views. The spacious main apartment on the second and top floor features a ceiling with exposed wooden beams, as well as a lounge, dining area and an open plan kitchen. The immaculate garden is set on terraces and offers space for a vegetable plot, an orchard, and olive trees. Further comfort and convenience is provided by a large five-car garage, two outdoor parking spaces, and four basements.
Is Molas Resort – Living Sculpture by Star Architect
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
ituated on a plot with a gentle incline down to the sea, the Is Molas Resort affords breathtaking views both of the lush green fairways of one of the best golf courses in Italy, and of the beautiful natural scenery of southern Sardinia. The crowning glory of this year-round destination, which treats its guests to the ‘dolce vita’ in all kinds of different ways, is the ‘Villa Palas’ – one of a total of four living sculptures designed for the
ITALY, SARDINIA PRICE EUR 3.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 259 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,343 m2 E&V ID W-025ZPF CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESORTS (DE) EV RESORTS GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 368 80 80 E-MAIL ISMOLAS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
resort by the Italian star architect Massimiliano Fuksas. The property spans some 259 m2 and comprises five bedrooms, six contemporary bathrooms, an inviting living area, and a fitness suite. The natural materials used throughout blend in beautifully here with the immediate environs. A large terrace, a private pool, and a Mediterranean-style garden come together here to form the consummate second home.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 41.70 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1978 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Luxury Apartments on the Tyrrhenian Coast
hese newly renovated apartments boast contemporary design details and comfortable amenities that make them a highly desirable prospect for the discerning buyer. They are situated on the second floor of a residential building in the heart of Capo d’Orlando, near to the sea. Bright, airy and inviting, the apartments each comprise two bedrooms with modern bathrooms and a superb living area with elegant wallpaper,
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 270,000 – 350,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 77 – 97 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 – 5 E&V ID W-02BCN0 CONTACT TAORMINA-ETNA (IT) DEUX REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0942 62 00 78 E-MAIL TAORMINA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
in addition to two large balconies featuring wooden decking. The owners can remotely manage and control all of the high-tech fittings and facilities throughout each apartment, simply by using an app. Just some of the other impressive highlights of these dwellings are an LED lighting system, air conditioning, energy-efficient fittings and fixtures, the electric window shutters, security door, and video intercom system.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1899
Charming 19th Century Villa
his villa was built in 1899 as a prestigious summer residence for an influential family preferring sobriety in the architectural tradition of the Romanesque style, with arches and barrel-vaulted spaces leading off a central room. On the ground floor, the domains once used as shelter for carriages and for the storage of crops have since been converted into a luxurious living space, while the upper floor still hosts the bedroom
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 3.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 800 m2 LAND APPROX. 10,000 m2 E&V ID W-02CVK1 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
quarters. The beautiful garden is populated by dozens of varieties of native plants and ancient trees. Although this impressive home has undergone several renovations and extensions over the course of the years, all of its aristocratic charm has been preserved, along with the same alchemy of lights and colours, and the suggestion of scents and sounds, in a unique landscape that embraces the sea.
Splendid Mansion in Luxembourg City
his magnificent home is located in the city centre of Luxembourg, on the prestigious ‘Boulevard de la Pétrusse’. The property dates back to 1897 and was last renovated in 2010. It features beautiful old wooden floors, a solid oak staircase, stucco mouldings adorning the 3.5-metre high ceilings, and custom-made windows identical to the original design. The total interiors of some 380 m2 are set over five
ENGEL & VÖLKERS LUXEMBOURG REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE SARL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +352 28 26 17 27 E-MAIL LUXEMBOURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
floors, including approx. 264 m2 of comfortable living space, all set on a beautifully landscaped plot of approx. 390 m2 with two terraces. The house can accommodate up to six bedrooms and various secondary rooms, in addition to three bathrooms at present. Its separate double garage annexe, pretty garden and breathtaking views over the Pétrusse Valley add still further to the appeal of this wonderful residence.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1897
LUXEMBOURG, LUXEMBOURG CITY PRICE EUR 3.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 264 m2 LAND APPROX. 390 m2 E&V ID W-02AORQ CONTACT LUXEMBOURG MMC (LU)
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2000
Exceptional Domain Located 20 Minutes from the City
his outstanding property is a genuine haven of peace and serenity, offering all the prerequisites to lead an enjoyable rural lifestyle only approx. 16 kilometres from Luxembourg City. Located at the heart of the charming village of Blaschette and built on a land plot spanning approx. 2.15 ha, this residence comprises four different units. There are nine bedrooms and five bathrooms on offer overall, set over a total living
LUXEMBOURG, BLASCHETTE PRICE EUR 5.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 684 m2 LAND APPROX. 2.15 ha E&V ID W-0276YZ CONTACT LUXEMBOURG MMC (LU) ENGEL & VÖLKERS LUXEMBOURG REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE SARL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +352 28 26 17 27 E-MAIL LUXEMBOURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
interior of approx. 1,233 m2. The property is perhaps most outstanding though for its high-quality finishes, as well as for its breathtaking views looking out over the lush green environs. A stable building in the grounds comprises three horse boxes and is entirely enclosed and secured by electric gates. In addition, there is a two-car garage available to residents, as well as numerous outdoor parking spaces.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JAKUB WALUTEK/JANICE O’CONNELL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: B2 TO E2 – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY/ELECTRIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Horse Island Spectacular Private Island
orse Island is a spectacular, entirely privately owned island situated off the beautiful West Cork coast. Located only a few minutes’ commute by boat to the mainland from the island’s modern harbour with a pier, slipway and offshore licence, it provides for a unique private retreat offering utter tranquillity. One of only a few Irish islands that has been fully and sympathetically re-developed with all modern facilities,
IRELAND, WEST CORK PRICE EUR 6.75 MILL. E&V ID W-021ML4 INTERIOR APPROX. 4,500 ft2 LAND APPROX. 157 acres CONTACT CORK (IE) FINEST INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE IRELAND LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +353 21 477 32 00 E-MAIL CORK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the property is totally self-contained with regard to utilities. It extends to approx. 157 acres and accommodation consists of the main house of approx. 4,500 ft2 and six guesthouses, all of which afford superb sea views. All houses have been constructed and maintained to the highest standards. The island also boasts many sandy beaches, extensive walkways, a tennis court, helipad and a wealth of natural beauty.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 123.4 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1973 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Purism in its Finest Form
his luxury bungalow dating from 1973 finds itself in a modern and elegant condition with the latest technical standards after an extensive refurbishment in 2016. Ensconced on a beautifully landscaped plot that is concealed from outside view, and reflecting the sleek, contemporary forms of the property itself, this consummate home impresses with an open plan interior, and commodious living on one single level that
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 1.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 164 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,318 m2 E&V ID W-02977O CONTACT HAMBURG-SACHSENWALD (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS SACHSENWALD GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 819 78 50 E-MAIL SACHSENWALD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
is barrier-free for the most part. The living, dining and kitchen areas all flow onto one another, and enjoy delightful outlooks through the floor-length windows over the greenery of the immediate surroundings. The terraces form an extension of the linear architecture and wonderful spots to spend time outdoors throughout the day. This residence offers a fine standard of home living, in the sought-after location of Aumühle.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: BINA ENGEL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 45 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Gem of a Home in the ‘Parkquartier’
et in a prime location not far from the Eilbek Park, this wonderful penthouse in the city’s ‘Parkquartier’ offers an exclusive standard of living comforts. The building is characterised by its modern architecture and combines high construction quality with timeless elegance. Beautiful, high-quality materials and a contemporary interior design make this penthouse apartment so distinctive. The heart of the apartment is
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 1.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 191 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-02CJHX CONTACT HAMBURG-BARMBEK (DE) HAMBURG SÜDOST IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 226 30 51 20 E-MAIL BARMBEK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the extensive living/dining area with its open plan kitchen. The light and modern kitchen fits perfectly into the overall interior design. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with natural daylight. The sleeping quarters to the rear comprise two additional bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also a guest WC and a utility room. Three sunny roof terraces and two underground parking spaces round off this marvellous home.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MAXIM SCHULZ/CARSTEN BRÜGMANN/MICHAEL ZAPF/NINA STRUVE/RALF BUSCHER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 90 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C – WWW.WOHNENINDERELBPHILHARMONIE.DE
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 5.5 MILL. E&V ID W-021CDP INTERIOR APPROX. 182 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 3 CONTACT HAMBURG-
Penthouse in the Elbphilharmonie
PROJEKTVERMARKTUNG (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
tood in the middle of the River Elbe, at the western tip of Hamburg’s HafenCity district, the Elbphilharmonie is the city’s new iconic landmark building with a special flair unlike any other. This architectural masterpiece also includes luxury apartments, offering a level of exclusivity that is simply unsurpassed. Only one penthouse remains for sale. It exudes an incredible aura within, together with its marvellous and unobstructable
outlooks over the city, and luxurious standards in every detail. Modern climate and lighting controls are combined here with superior natural stone in the bathrooms, and beautiful oak floors. Uncompromised discretion is another priceless feature – thanks to a private entrance, a garage reserved for residents, and a lobby with a concierge service ensuring the residential and public spaces are kept separate.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 181.3 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2000 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
Thatched Country Home in Lilienthal
et in the middle of a park-like plot spanning more than 4,100 m2, this thatched country home was built with loving attention to detail and to the highest quality specification. A splendid pond with a wooden jetty and pavilion, and a small patch of private woodland with its pathways and various seating areas rounds off the truly idyllic setting for this country residence. Privacy is ensured thanks to electronic entrance
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 730,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 220 m2 LAND APPROX. 4,161 m2 E&V ID W-02ALNY CONTACT BREMEN (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
gates with a video intercom system. This splendid residence with an adjoining double garage was built in the year 2000 with the latest technologies and a high-quality, classic appointment that includes stone floors, underfloor heating, a tiled stove, and a branded country-style kitchen. The property is situated on the edge of the famous artist colony of Worpswede, only approx. 30 minutes’ drive from Bremen.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 115.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1992 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Exclusive Living with Style & Flair
his exclusive villa impresses with its sheer size, its appointment standard and bright interiors. Situated in park-like grounds with a large pond and a stream, it consists of a main residence, an indoor pool with a private home spa, and a side wing with garages and a guest apartment. The ground floor of the main house spans some 201 m² and hosts a sprawling living room with direct access to a terrace, as well as
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 695,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 475 m2 LAND APPROX. 12,291 m2 E&V ID W-02CLTI CONTACT VERDEN (DE) SCHNEIDER IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4231 904 70 90 E-MAIL VERDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a sitting room with a fireplace. This flows on to an eat-in kitchen. A guest WC, separate cloakroom and large utility room with access to the swimming pool are all matter of course here. The approx. 163 m² upper floor presides over four more spacious rooms and a modern bathroom with a bathtub and shower, plus an en suite bathroom. The pool area is complemented by a shower, sauna, solarium and waterfall feature.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN WYRWA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 105 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS/PHOTOVOLTAIC – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1987 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Hanover Region Gracious Mansion Home
et in a woodland clearing enjoying ample privacy, this property can be described as modern and bright, with sleek lines and lavish amenities. Spanning over 11,000 m2, the plot is enclosed by mature trees and is concealed from outside view. Located on the outskirts of the state capital, very close to Lake Steinhude, this home is ideal both for leading family life and enjoying the finest recreational pursuits. The total living
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 750 m2 LAND APPROX. 11,750 m2 E&V ID W-02A0LM CONTACT STEINHUDER MEER (DE) DIRK VON BUTTLAR IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 5031 96 20 00 E-MAIL STEINHUDE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
interior, spanning over 700 m2, is set over three levels. The residence offers individual areas for retreat and sufficient space for a comfortable home life, with five to seven bedrooms and four bathrooms. The bright and modern open plan spaces on the ground floor exude a pleasant ambience for communal living. The bedrooms are situated on the upper floor, while the lower ground floor hosts a recreational and hobby room.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN WYRWA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 90.4 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Exclusive Property for Horse Lovers
his exclusive residence is quite outstanding in many respects. It meets the highest appointment standards with a carefully considered use of high-quality materials, ensuring the highest levels of home comfort. Nestled in the heights of the Weserberg region, between woodland, fields, castles and palaces, this impressive equestrian estate also enjoys convenient transport links at the same time. The splendid
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 246 m2 LAND APPROX. 11,000 m2 E&V ID W-02CE6B CONTACT HANNOVER (DE) EUV HANNOVER RESIDENTIAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 511 36 80 20 E-MAIL HANNOVER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
property is set in grounds spanning some 11,000 m2, complete with a detached family home and a guesthouse. The listing is rounded off by a luxurious stable complex with six horseboxes, a grand indoor riding arena of some 40 x 20 m with three additional horse boxes, and a riding ground, each with special ground riding surfaces, in addition to a paddock, an exerciser for four horses, a small pasture hut, and a carport.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: TIMM LEHMANN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 45 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Bauhaus Style in Exclusive Lakeside Location
his architect-designed home was built in 2014 and is located in a unique lakeside setting in Wendeburg. Its modern, cubist architectural design blends in superbly with the surrounding properties in this neighbourhood. Full-frontage floor-to-ceiling glazing is a dominant feature throughout the property. A light-flooded living area with an adjoining kitchen and dining area forms the heart of this home. The
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 285 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,202 m2 E&V ID W-02ANBR 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
private sleeping quarters await here on the lower ground floor, with two bedrooms both affording an en suite bathroom, access to the garden, and splendid views of the marina. This dream residence is set on a beautiful lakeside plot with its own landing stage, and enjoys both peace and privacy in ample measure. High-end materials underline the timeless high-end character of the property as a whole.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: KONRAD NICKEL FOTOGRAFIE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 64.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Wieck a. Darss
GERMANY, MECKLENBURG-WESTERN POMERANIA PRICE EUR 1.149 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 290 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,202 m2 E&V ID W-02CAKR CONTACT DARSS (DE) V 8 IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 38220 66 99 88 E-MAIL DARSS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his property was built in 2010 and has a special charm of its own, thanks to its architectural design which is typical for the Darss region, its thatched roof, and the high-quality materials and finishes throughout. The exclusive residence spans approx. 290 m² in total, and is located in the small town of Wieck on a beautiful, sprawling plot of land. It accommodates three bedrooms, a living room with an open
plan kitchen, a utility room, a guest WC, and a master bedroom with a sauna. Just some of the other highlights of this home include a luxury kitchen by the brand Häcker, a cosy panorama fireplace by Spartherm, high-quality Italian travertine floors, a master bathroom with a spa area, and a sun terrace overlooking the ‘bodden’. Future owners are set to enjoy comfort and relaxation without compromise in this property.
Tradition Home with Exclusivity & Cosiness in Abundance
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 98.5 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1904 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Elegant Apartment with Garden on the River Spree
his generously sized maisonette home with a garden finds itself in an elegant townhouse dating back to 1904, in a tranquil location in very close proximity to the banks of the River Spree. The ‘bel etage’ level forms the central space in this property, with its elaborate stucco ceilings soaring to approx. 3 m in height. The separate kitchen is fitted with modern appliances and has a bright and welcoming feel. The hall-
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 1.59 MILL. TOTAL FLOOR SPACE APPROX. 260 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 7 E&V ID W-02AAOJ CONTACT BERLIN-MITTE (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS BERLIN MITTE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 20 37 80 E-MAIL BERLINMITTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
way leads through to a bedroom with a walk-in closet, two bathrooms, a study, and a guest bedroom. A small staircase leads to the lower ground floor, which presides over a living and utility space of some 60 m², as well as a bathroom and a further room that could be used as an additional bedroom. A separate entrance opens out to the wonderful terrace and garden, which in turn leads out to the river.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 129 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Idyllic & Elegant Country Home in Werden
his impressive family home was built in 1930 and is surrounded by fields, meadows, and woodland. A generously sized living and dining area with an open plan kitchen makes the ideal central space for enjoying gatherings with family and friends. The natural surroundings are an omnipresent feature in this home, thanks to the large windows throughout. The natural wood terraces reached via the kitchen and
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.29 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 230 m2 LAND APPROX. 26,000 m2 E&V ID W-02C0H0 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
the living/dining area afford breathtaking views of the surrounding forests and pastures. Four bedrooms are accommodated on the first floor of the property, while two luxury bedrooms let residents enjoy the highest standards of home comfort. The lower ground floor comprises a separate apartment of approx. 30 m2 in size, with its own bathroom and all the connections in place to install a kitchen if so desired.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 118 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1970 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
A Jewel of a Home
et in an idyllic standalone location, approx. 20 km south of Dortmund, this country-style property in a half-timbered style offers discrete luxury and exclusive style, all set in dream grounds. Modernised in 2010, the property impresses with a high degree of privacy and views looking out over its green surroundings. It makes a superb retreat for the whole family, and is a veritable paradise for children. Enclosed by
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 980,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 258 m2 LAND APPROX. 38,996 m2 E&V ID W-02590C CONTACT SCHWERTE (DE) EV UNNA IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 2304 468 64 24 E-MAIL SCHWERTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
an abundance of mature trees, this refurbished country-style home is at one with nature, and combines this with superior materials used both inside and out. The ground floor of the residence features a spacious and light-flooded living/dining area with a fireplace, and a commodious self-contained apartment. The upper level presides over four bedrooms with modern wooden floors, and two bathrooms finished in marble.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: HENRIK SCHIPPER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 102.30 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1934 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Rare Gem in the ‘Gartenstadt’ District
et in well-maintained garden grounds with mature trees, this exceptional property boasts a first-class interior layout with ample potential to create a warm and welcoming home, even for a large family. Extensive modernisation work has been carried out, taking care to preserve the original period details, and inherent charm of this residence. The living area on the ground floor is flooded with natural daylight,
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 347 m2 LAND APPROX. 700 m2 E&V ID W-02CCKW CONTACT DORTMUND-MITTE (DE) STEPHAN NEUKÖTTER IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 231 950 29 00 E-MAIL DORTMUNDMITTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
with an adjoining dining room and music room. The first floor, reached via an impressive staircase leading up from the entrance hallway, has a similar ground layout. Meanwhile, the top level hosts various different rooms with dormer windows creating a cosy and welcoming ambience. The converted attic level is ideally suited as a play area for children. The newly built underground garage offers space for several cars.
Classic Modernism in its Purest Form
his sensational home provides the ideal conditions for leading a superb quality of home life, enjoying open plan and light-flooded spaces spanning some 194 m2 in total, with full-length windows and sleek forms throughout. The sheltered entrance area leads to an open plan ground floor level, which exudes a sense of spaciousness and grandeur. The level is approx. 94 m2 in size, playing host to a commodious
living, dining and kitchen space. A cantilevered staircase leads both to the gallery and the garden level where the bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and a further room can be found. The contemporary bathroom featuring a large bathtub and views overlooking an outdoor stream forms a tranquil oasis in which to relax and unwind. All appointments and finishes in this property are to the highest quality standard.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 77.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 929,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 194 m2 LAND APPROX. 902 m2 E&V ID W-02B3LA 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
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 153.50 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1993 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Prestigious Family Residence on the Waldsee Lake
his luxury property stands on a splendid plot of land with a prestigious driveway entrance, in an absolutely unique location on the edge of a landscape conservation area. It is the consummate home for combining an exclusive home and family life with work life under the same roof. The light-flooded ground floor has been laid with superior granite floors throughout. The gracious living and dining area is open plan in design
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.29 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 235 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,000 m2 E&V ID W-02BBRE 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 complemented by a high-end kitchen. Four comfortable bedrooms are accommodated on the upper level. The master bedroom suite affords ample privacy thanks to an en suite bathroom. Also flooded with natural light, the lower ground floor is divided up into living and utility space, and would be ideal for use as an office. A double garage and two parking spaces round off this impressive listing.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 213.42 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1957
Rural Idyll with an Urban Infrastructure
private driveway leads up to the expansive plot of this courtyard property. The L-shaped building structure is rather understated from the outside, at first glance only hinting at the generous and superior interiors that lie within. The open plan rooms afford beautiful outlooks over the inner courtyard and into the garden. Last modernised in 2014, the property exudes a particularly strong sense of cosiness, with airy
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.55 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 372 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,637 m2 E&V ID W-0292I7 CONTACT BERGISCH GLADBACH (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 2204 76 75 20 E-MAIL BERGISCHGLADBACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
spaces throughout that are flooded with natural daylight. There are two wings to this building, each with entrances offering a variety of possible uses and sufficient space both for a family or a discerning couple. The house is also ideal for combining home and work life under one roof. Along the southern elevation of the property, the garden is concealed from outside view and features a heated outdoor swimming pool.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 51.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2002 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Unique Home with Superb Lake Views in Gaienhofen
he timeless architecture of this property is based on a modern and intricate half-timbered construction with a firm emphasis on ample light and exclusivity. The interplay of real timber frames and bright infills here characterises both the exterior and interior. Windows in the roof provide for abundant light and endless views of the blue skies, and the moon and the stars at night. A weatherproof shutter system protects
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 2.79 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 332 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,869 m2 E&V ID W-00JC71 CONTACT HÖRI (DE) GBS IMMOBILIEN BODENSEE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 7735 93 78 55 E-MAIL HOERI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
residents from exposure to excessive sunshine. The architectural plans for the ground floor allow both for individual usage and for a separate, self-contained apartment. Space for a small elevator has been taken into account during the planning of the stairwell. The appointment of the property is to a very high overall standard indeed. The plot is situated high up on the edge of woodland, in a landscape conservation area.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SASCHA PÖLTL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 129.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1974 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Villa with Ample Privacy in Rathsberg
his refurbished residence boasts an impressively spacious interior layout. The entrance hallway and gallery area gives on to the living room on the ground floor, complete with a fireplace. The exclusive fitted kitchen opens directly onto the terrace. A study, studio and guest bedroom with en suite bathroom can also be found on this same floor. The upper floor plays host to the master bedroom suite, complete with
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.875 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 470 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,246 m2 E&V ID W-022FHY CONTACT ERLANGEN (DE) EV REAL ESTATE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 9131 974 78 40 E-MAIL ERLANGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a walk-in closet, balcony, and spa bathroom, in addition to a guestroom and two children’s bedrooms, each with a bathroom with shower. The lower ground floor awaits with a private home space including an indoor pool with access to the atrium. Other rooms here include a library, hobby room, utility room, and acclimatised wine cellar. The south-facing, parklike plot offers the utmost privacy in a relaxing natural setting.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JÖRG FARIN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 128 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1912 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 148 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-02CVOZ 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 four-room maisonette apartment is set in the ‘bel étage’ of an historic art nouveau palais dating from 1912. It was tastefully modernised to a top quality standard in 2014. Exceptional room heights of up to approx. 5 m in the living/dining area, oak parquet with underfloor heating, and an exclusive fitted kitchen all contribute to an appealing and luxurious home environment. The interiors on offer include a living/
dining area with an open plan kitchen, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a hallway with a cloakroom. This is enhanced further by a loggia looking out over the quiet inner courtyard, and far-reaching views over Munich. Also worthy of note is the central and family-friendly location close to the Nymphenburg Palace Gardens. The building features an historic entrance lobby with herringbone parquet and a glass elevator.
Modern & Exclusive Top-Floor Apartment
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 105.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1981 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 3.69 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 415 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,465 m2 E&V ID W-02BSEB CONTACT MÜNCHEN-WALDTRUDERING (DE)
Beautiful Dwelling in a Traditional Country Style
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his expansive property in Waldtrudering is set directly alongside woodland and affords uncompromised privacy. The beautifully landscaped grounds are connected directly with the bordering woods. Built using top-quality materials, including ancient woods on the first floor and a Dutch brick floor in the double-height entrance hallway, this residence presides over up to six bedrooms – including an en suite master bedroom
– and four bathrooms. A large private home spa and a heated pool with a sauna round off this home superbly. There is also a separate apartment, in addition to an impressive living/dining area with open fireplaces and tiled stoves. The double garage with direct access to the house, a modern fitted kitchen, various custom furnishings, sun terraces and balconies are all further examples of the features and amenities on offer here.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 79.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS/PHOTOVOLTAIC /SOLAR – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1968
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 3.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 439 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,806 m2 E&V ID W-02ASZP CONTACT MÜNCHEN-WALDTRUDERING (DE)
Prestigious Home at Prime Address in Baldham
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his sun-drenched, Bauhaus-style property lies nestled amid mature trees in Baldham, an upmarket neighbourhood in the east of Munich. The house was fully refurbished in the year 2000, and ongoing modernisation has been carried out in recent years. It is the ideal dwelling for combining home and work life. The spacious and light-flooded rooms benefit from views of the beautifully landscaped park-like garden. Large
sliding glass doors open seamlessly from the sizeable kitchen and dining area with an open fireplace out onto the south-facing terrace and garden. The living area, spanning some 65 m², is located in the southwest wing of the property. Other interiors on offer here include up to six bedrooms, four bathrooms, a fitness suite, sauna, and party area. A greenhouse and three separate garages enhance the grounds of this home still further.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 49.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1990 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Near Oberstdorf Where Nature & Sophistication Meet
his prestigious property was built in 1990, and forms a harmonious blend of refined living and proximity to nature. Nestled amid lush meadows, this retreat is set on a sunny plot with views. A private driveway leads up to the large and idyllic courtyard area, which features seven carport and garage parking spaces. Just one glance at this jewel of a property with its wooden-clad façade is enough to gain a sense of the warmth and
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 591 m2 LAND APPROX. 7,361 m2 E&V ID W-02CMP6 CONTACT KEMPTEN (DE) EV KEMPTEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 831 960 79 00 E-MAIL KEMPTEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
cosiness that awaits within. The exquisite interior finishes with antique wood paneling, wooden and natural stone floors make this property very special indeed. Depending on the time of day and weather conditions, the incredible mountain panorama can be enjoyed from the balconies, terrace, garden, and charming outdoor seating area. After sunset, jovial evenings can be cherished here at the bar or in front of the open fireplace.
REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRIS STEURER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 106.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: WOOD PELLETS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1856 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Historic Mill South of Weilheim in Upper Bavaria
his historic former village mill makes a wonderful setting in which to pursue creative endeavours and simply unwind. Built in 1856, the property is not subject to any of the regulations imposed for listed buildings. It was carefully restored between 2002 and 2006, with thorough refurbishments carried out using ecological building techniques. The original character has remained intact and been complemented with
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 1.68 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 315 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,174 m2 E&V ID W-029R8L CONTACT BAD TÖLZ (DE) EUV OBERLAND RESIDENTIAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 8041 79 57 60 E-MAIL BADTOELZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
modern technology. The natural, and in some cases old, building materials used give the interior a sense of warmth and cosiness, allowing those who dwell within these thick whinstone walls to forget about the hustle and bustle of modern life. The house comes with special usage rights for the former sawmill, old chicken coop, and the grounds with the millstream. Commercial use of the old sawmill is possible.
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The lobby of the Sir Adam in Amsterdam is a trendy meeting place, especially at night. The harbor-view hotel was opened in 2016.
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Yes, Sir! Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin and Ibiza: Over the last five years, the number of Sir Hotel locations has increased steadily. Barcelona is the most recent. The stylish chain attracts creatives from around the globe. With their cool restaurants, contemporary design and international flair, each establishment tells its own story. TEXT: Martin Tschechne
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1 Ibiza’s latest hotspot: The Izakaya restaurant at the Sir Joan hotel serves Japanese delicacies with a South American twist until 2 am 2 Freestanding bathtub in a bedroom at the Sir Savigny, which occupies a 19th century building in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district 3 Views of Ibiza’s old town and marina await guests at the Sir Joan. Each of the 38 rooms and suites boasts its own balcony 4 + 5 The Sir Adam in Amsterdam is particularly popular with members of the local music scene 6 + 7 The Sir Albert in Amsterdam opened in a former diamond factory. It was the first hotel in the young Sir chain, and marked the start of its success story 8 Artwork on a wall in the courtyard of the Sir Savigny in Berlin.
“It’s all about a process. About evolution. The brand keeps evolving with each new launch.” LIRAN WIZMAN
locations in Amsterdam and one in Berlin. “We are talking about a jumps up from his process here,” he says. “About an evolution. The brand identity evolves chair, above Hamburg’s Nikolaifleet canal, hurwith each new launch.” The aesthetics are influenced by the locations, ries through a dark paneled, yet spacious bar, right down to the local products in the minibars and the works by local in which drinks for 300 party guests are being authors on the bookshelves. Recently, each of the hotels also started chilled, and has already reached the elevator. We offering nine special Sir Explore tours, which provide an opportunity arrive on the third floor and he opens a door. But to experience the local night life with insiders, for example. Wizman started out as a lawyer in his home city of Tel Aviv, but wait a minute, it looks like this room is occupied already. “Don’t worry, those are my things,” Liran quickly got bored with everyday life as an attorney. He preferred busiWizman says, laughing. Had the inventor and ness, especially real estate. He worked as a broker and consultant, then entrepreneur behind the young Sir hotel chain not just put a dampswitched sides and joined a company, became a partner – and very successful. Then, one day in 2006, he says, he found a hotel in Amsterer on expectations regarding the hotel rooms? Had he not explained dam that was for sale at quite a reasonable price. It was a small estabthe concept according to which the lobby and the lounge act as meeting places and the setting for luxurious dining, equipped with all lishment for tourists on a budget, €50 per bed per night, and on the amenities, while the hotel rooms are, well, more modest in nature? market for only €3 million. At that price, there was no need for a conQuite the opposite is true. Wood, marble and fluffy carpets adorn sortium of five or six investors to be brought on board. o Wizman snapped it up. He develthe spacious rooms, as do works by new artists. Wizman expounds on the artwork oped his brand, simply by drawing on the walls: a piece by a young, Hamthe right conclusions from someburg-based artist and another by a yet unthing he had witnessed many times. known talent from Amsterdam. There is a Most hotels are nice, comfortable downsizable, freestanding designer bathtub in town establishments, but in the morning, the room. Everything else is as understatthe guests lock their rooms and leave to go about their business. So, he wondered, ed as it is discreet and comfortable – just why shouldn’t hotels also be inviting placas well-traveled guests would expect from a very elegant hotel. Wizman seems all too es for local people? aware of the powerful effect the room has If you picture a manager such as Wizman – only 30 years old at the time, and had. And having convinced another skepbusy opening one hotel after another – it tic, he is beaming. That’s his forte: raising is difficult to imagine that there was any expectations and then exceeding them. nly 42 years old and with his neatroom left for improvement. But Liran ly trimmed beard and tousled hair, Wizman turned it up another notch and Wizman cuts a wiry, nimble figure. brought some of his newly found passions His style is skillfully casual: jeans and a into play: art, fashion, design and cuisines T-shirt, white sneakers and a slim-fit jackthat break the mold. He traveled widely, et. So this is what a person who founded forged new alliances, exchanged views and manages companies like Grand City with architects and designers, talked to Hotels and Europe Hotels Private Collecchefs specializing in fusion cuisine from tion looks like. Someone who manages Tokyo to Los Angeles, and got into the habit of visiting fashion boutiques and gallermore than 120 hotels across Europe and owns more than 50 worldwide. A person ies in all the places he went. who buys real estate, existing hotels and Wizman sampled, collated and comLiran Wizman is 42 and owns more than 50 offices as though he was playing Monopobined his ideas into brands: perfectly oply. Who either passes them on to other op- extremely cool hotels around the world. He always erated restaurants like the Izakaya and The makes time for his three children, neverthless. erators or develops them into new hotels Butcher that both have locations in several himself by giving them an attractive, fresh identity and combining cities; or hotel groups like the Sir and the slightly less luxurious Max them into groups. He was in Vienna yesterday, today he is attending Brown. The Benedict restaurant that is located inside the Max Brown a function and party in Hamburg, and tomorrow – while the bartendon Berlin’s Kurfürstendamm serves Texan, Korean and Israeli breakfasts around the clock, just in case Wizman is inspecting his hotel ers are still washing the last glasses from tonight’s party – he will be and experiences a bout of homesickness. Having said that, he is now in Barcelona. The Hamburg-based Sir Nikolai and its Japanese-Perubased in Amsterdam and married to a Dutch woman. Their three chilvian restaurant Izakaya opened more than a year ago. It is the fourth dren are eleven, nine and three years old, and see their father more in the group of six Sir hotels and was followed by the Sir Joan in Ibioften than the occupational profile of the average international manza. Wizman’s most recent establishment, the modern five-star Omm ager normally allows, which is important to him. His employees have in Barcelona, will soon also be joining the Sir group of hotels. Prices the pleasure of his company less often. Wizman has told them to use there start at €285 a night, which falls neatly into the group’s medium price range. But what do they have in common, the building on the his office as a conference room, as he is “hardly ever there anyway.” bustling Passeig de Gràcia and the hotel in Hamburg? The latter, a forHe never went to hotel management school and says you can pick up merly unremarkable, converted office building, may be only a stone’s all you need to know along the way. And that you can develop an eye for design if you take pleasure in it. Wizman’s latest project is X-Bank, throw from the trendy Speicherstadt and HafenCity districts and the a 700-square-meter store selling Dutch art, fashion and products by Elbphilharmonie concert hall, but it was evidently waiting for just the young Dutch designers. It is located opposite his W Amsterdam hotel. right prince to come along and waken it. Liran Wizman was that prince. With a smile, Wizman corrects those The hotel guests love the place, so the concept could soon also take off who try to lump together all his Sir hotels, including the two further in Berlin, Hamburg or Barcelona. ome with me,” says our host. “You have to see one of our rooms now.” He
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Some of your clients are billionaires and movie stars. What is your own
How much does that cost? €3.80
Why do you call yourself an experience designer? Isn’t that a little over-ambitious? Rather than randomly lining up accommodation and
experiences, I create an arc of suspense. A successful trip works like a well-written novel: it has a soul, a narrative and offers unexpected twists. You only give away part of the itinerary, because you want to surprise the clients. As an unsuspecting guest, you may, for example, be taken to a forest clearing before sunrise, where a hot air balloon awaits you. Hours later the balloon lands in a deserted part of the savannah, where you find an opulently laid-out breakfast waiting for you. Such “wow” experiences are the DNA of our trips. What have you learned about your clients? It’s important to take guests out of their comfort zone, but not too far or for too long. For example, guests may spend one night in tents and sleeping bags at an altitude of 2,000 meters on the edge of an active volcano, with a great view of the redhot, bubbling lava and the bright yellow sulfuric rock. After this glimpse into hell, they will spend the following night at a high-end lodge with box-spring beds and a luxury spa.
parents ran a restaurant and bar in Hamburg that was open from 7 pm to 3 am. They weren’t the type to settle down, so I moved house 19 times before my 18th birthday. How did you become an actor at age 10? My parents’ restaurant was located close to the Studio Hamburg film production company, so their patrons included many producers and directors. One of these gentlemen took a shine to my sister and thought the quickest way to her heart was through her little brother. So he offered me a part as an extra. You acted in roughly 80 movies. Why didn’t you stick with acting? At 17, I played the young version of German writer Walter Kempowski in a two-part TV drama and decided that this was the right moment to leave. Parroting words in a script written by others wasn’t going to be fulfilling in the long run. At the age of 18, I moved to the U.S., where I graduated from high school. I went on to study computer science in Oklahoma before founding an IT company in Hamburg that quickly became very successful. One of the photos from back then shows you with a bespectacled nerd who these days is worth an estimated $90 billion and is the second richest person in the world:
I could put this photo in a silver frame and display it on my Is it worthwhile takmantlepiece to show ing a trek to see the off. Quite frankly, One of Iceland’s landmarks: Mossy Mount Mælifell boasts a greenish sheen after last mountain gorilthough, there was no rain showers. It’s an inhospitable place surrounded by glaciers and volcanic sands, las? Yes it is. Lookglamour in the comand the road leading up to it is only accessible for six weeks from mid-July onward. ing straight into the puter industry back eyes of our closest in the 1980s. The relatives is an almost name Bill Gates only spiritual experience. The most luxurious lodges for gorilla trekking meant something to a few insiders. At the time, he was traveling econtours are in Rwanda. However, you should be aware that, fortunately, omy class back and forth to Germany to do some networking for Migorilla watching is heavily regulated these days. Visitors get an hour, crosoft. We met on one of these occasions. One time, we wanted to atnot a minute more, and prices are exorbitant. In Rwanda, you pay tend the Systems computer trade fair in Munich, but arrived too late to $1,500 per person, in Uganda it is $700. You also have to factor in be- get a hotel room. In the end, we stayed in a bed-and-breakfast in a Batween 20 minutes and three hours for the hike up to where the goril- varian village. I still remember brushing the dandruff from his jacket las can be found – and we’re not talking about a walk through Cen- on the way to the trade fair. tral Park, either. The rainforest is wet and slippery, and you have to In 1996 you sold your IT company and two years later founded the Cinemaxx movie theatre chain, together with entrepreneur Hans-Joawalk uphill. What kinds of mistaken expectations do clients sometimes have when
chim Flebbe. Why did you end up leaving that company eventually as
they book an African safari? Safaris
well? I wanted to do something that would make me feel happy inside.
aren’t the right kind of vacation for catching up on lost sleep. You should get up early enough to be at your destination by sunrise. This is why I advise adding a few days on the beach to the end of the trip, to regroup and relax. At what age is a safari a worthwhile experience for a child? Children should be at least eight years old. Some lodges offer programs that also cater to 4- or 5-year-olds. We can provide further advice on this. Are there any client wishes that you refuse to fulfill? We don’t offer hunting trips. We like the animals to stay alive after we find them. Where do your clients come from? Half of them are from German-speaking countries, the other half are from Canada, Mexico, Australia and the U.S.
Bill Gates. Today,
Bill went on to make more money whereas I followed my heart. I acquired a ship and traveled around the world in 1,000 days with a crew of eight. In collaboration with Stern magazine, I had collected the necessary funds from sponsors, and then off I went to explore the world’s hidden paradises. The aim of the Starship Millennium Voyage was to make people understand how endangered all these places are. At the end of the three-year trip, I sold the Starship to Hollywood actor Gene Hackman and moved to Cape Town. From there, I explored Africa and discovered my passion for wildlife photography. I am self-taught, but my photos caused a stir because of their artistic angle.
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Taking a step back for a minute: After eight years of playing gofer for pampered individuals and spending months away from your partner, do you still enjoy your job? It’s all about the right level of involvement.
In 2015, I was on the road for ten months. That was too long. When I got home on December 21, I sat down on the sofa and spent three days doing nothing but staring into space. fearless about the future. Most people will only close one door if there is another one already open. I’m the kind of person who will close the door first, then looks around for new doors that are opening.
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That’s where I met gastronomy magnate Stefan Breuer. He said: “I have a helicopter in Switzerland and a farm in South Africa. Would you be interested in organizing a helicopter trip from Ascona to Kruger National Park and accompanying me on the journey?” I said yes and managed to convince Breuer that it would actually be nicer to travel to Cape Town from Hamburg, Germany. News of our eight-week helicopter trip got around. Suddenly, there were 30 people interested in similar trips. So, an off-the-wall idea turned into a passion and a job. Which parts of Africa would you say are definitely worth seeing? My favorite regions are northern Kenya, northern Namibia and northern Tanzania.
The hotel offers all-inclusive daily packages, such as “Desert Fire,” which consists of yoga, a via ferrata excursion including the suspension bridge, hydrotherapy, Thai massage and a sound bath for around $1,500. According to Julien Surget, the manager of the hotel, it is all about “transformative experiences. Our guests want to really experience the environment.” And the Amangiri does not cut any corners: yoga by the light of a full moon or at sunrise. As an extra treat, guests can also set off to a yoga session by helicopter from the hotel’s own helipad. On a hill, roughly 300 meters above Lake Powell, you can unroll your yoga mat and pracround the same time that he founded the tice without any interruptions – guaranteed. Amangiri, Henkel – together with expeHow about a private, romantic dinner? This rienced climber Mike Friedman – also can be served in the wilderness along the Suncreated the Adventure Partners company. set Trail. Staff will transport chairs and food up Mountain guides take guests to the most rethe mountain for you. Those who are interested mote, least explored corners of the desert and in science can help paleontologists excavate diinto the mountains. The tours that give you the nosaur bones. There are actually more of those ultimate adrenaline kick start only a few minin the area than almost anywhere else in the utes from the hotel: You can clamber up petriworld and new species keep being discovered. The Amangiri suite: a perfect fied sand dunes and climb through narrow canAnd then there are the special activities for sanctuary with a large private pool and yons, carved out by wind and water where an kids: cooking classes, yoga and horseback ridan outdoor bed for stargazing. ocean used to roar in ancient times. To faciliing in the desert. Children who are six and over tate this, the adventure entrepreneurs have built half a dozen via fer- can climb up a miniature via ferrata on a 15-meter, steep rock face. ratas, which roughly translates as “iron street.” The Italians came up There are also four different suspension bridges that the small mounwith the concept in World War I: metal footholds that are securely an- taineers are allowed to clamber over, as their proud parents stand by chored in the rock, as well as steel ropes on which you secure yourself with the camera. Plus a deceptively genuine looking dinosaur skeleton with the aid of a snap hook. “We enable people who have never moved made of gypsum, parts of which can be dug up using small spades. It comes as a surprise at first that infants and children are actually around a vertical environment to go all the way to the top,” says Christian Seamans, who manages the mountain guides and designed all welcome at such a quiet, exclusive place as Amangiri. It is a growing the via ferratas down to the last foothold. “Many of our guests would market, in fact, and guests with the necessary funds are getting younghave never even dreamt of being able to manage such an ascent. And it er, many of them from Los Angeles or Silicon Valley. Grandparents gets them thinking: If I can do this, what else could I achieve in life?” often take their grandchildren, especially around the holiday period The beginner’s course is called “Hoodoo Via Ferrata.” At its end, and in the summertime. High season at the Amangiri is from March another challenge awaits: a suspension bridge, only 45 centimeters to November. The hotel is fully booked during that time, despite outwide, which stretches over a 180-meter deep gorge. At its sides are side temperatures of up to 45°C. However, the possible presence of a few steel bars, but apart from that there is only the clear view into screaming kids who could put off other guests is not something that the abyss. Especially in windy weather, the bridge sways considerably. worries hotel manager Surget. There have never been any problems, Even a few top executives have been known to stand in front of it, their he says. “Our guests are seasoned travelers who know when it’s time knees trembling with fear. to take their children outside.”
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sian who arrived with five aircraft. He used his Gulfstream jet for the flight from Moscow to Botswana, a larger propeller plane for the flights between camps and a helicopter for shorter trips. Add to that, two smaller propeller planes: one to fly in groups of musicians for the evenings’ entertainment, the other one for the luggage. Do you also organize cheap trips? No, but I can do reasonably priced ones. A family of four has just traveled to Namibia with us for ten days and we managed to keep the price below €5,000 per person. How many tours to you accompany personally? We organize roughly 60 tours a year and I participate in eight to ten of them.
We’re featuring a photo you recently took in Bolivia. What was the purpose of that trip? My clients want to see the most beautiful places in the world, but those do change. What used to be an idyllic place only yesterday is a holiday resort complete with a water park today. Bolivia offers places of natural beauty that nobody has yet heard of back home. Who was your most extravagant customer? There was a young Rus-
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The result looks as though the Amangiri had been hewn into the rock. Three architects worked on the project, led by Rick Joy from Tucson. The hotel’s interiors were conceived by renowned architect Annabelle Selldorf, who is an old friend of Henkel’s. She also designed a stand-alone villa further up from the hotel. It is used to accommodate guests who would prefer to enjoy the utmost privacy and not be seen by anyone. At some point, other villas will be added, but there is no rush, Henkel says. “There is no pressure. Any growth should be organic.”
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special lounge as well as 200 m² of panoramic terrace with a royal view of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range. This whole floor may also be viewed as perfect total solution. Your “good fairy” will contact you prior to your arrival to discuss all details such as limousine services, restaurant reservations or any other services desired. All information coming from you is valuable to us in order to prepare for your enjoyable stay. We are looking forward to your visit!
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Hamptons Gardens Jack deLashmet, Assouline, approx. $ 150
Well known for its beautiful houses and interiors, the Hamptons are also famous for their outstanding examples of American garden design. In this 268-page book, celebrated landscape architect Jack deLashmet showcases many impressive gardens whose styles range from over-the-top to minimalist and sustainable. Many were designed by luminaries of the landscape architecture world such as Russell Page, Edwina von Gal and Miranda Brooks.
Ulrike Crespo, Kehrer, approx. € 44
The Dallol crater in the Danakil Depression in northeastern Ethiopia is one of the hottest and most inhospitable areas on earth. In 2017, German photographer Ulrike Crespo spent time traveling in this desolate but fascinating part of the world. On 184 pages, she shares what she saw – stunning desert landscapes shimmering with amazing colors. A book of plates featuring sulfur pools, salt lakes and camel caravans. Magnificent!
Asia & Oceania
Reuel Golden, Taschen, approx. € 50
This book chronicles people, cultures, archaeological discoveries and natural treasures in Asia and Oceania. It contains more than 250 images from the National Geographic archives, which spirit us away into unfamiliar worlds. Works by celebrated photographers Steve McCurry, Jodi Cobb and Frans Lanting invite us to travel all the way from Siberia to New Guinea to the Marshall Islands.
Sani Resort, teNeues, approx. € 50
The five-star Greek eco-resort Sani on Chalkidiki peninsula is surrounded by the scent of pine, sparkling azure waters and endless beaches that appear to have been dipped in gold. The gorgeous, 400 hectare family-run resort on the Aegean Sea combines luxury with sustainability. After flipping through the book’s 128 pages you’ll feel like you’ve found paradise.
Living on Water Phaidon, approx. € 40
Architecture and water have always gone together well, and the 55 homes pictured in this book – sharply contoured buildings and romantic residences alike – all bear this out. Ideally situated by or on the ocean, a lake or even a river, they are all wonderfully embedded in their natural surrounding. Whether it’s conjured by a building’s reflection or emanates directly from one of these homes on the water, the magic cannot be denied.
The Great Outdoors Markus Sämmer, Gestalten, approx. € 34
If you love camping and spending time outside, but still want to eat great food on your vacation, this is the book for you. German author Markus Sämmer (chef, surfer and enthusiastic mountain climber), has tried out each of the 120 recipes he presents. There’s something for everyone and every occasion, as well as helpful tips and tricks for preparing breakfast or dinner, on a grill or on a camping stove, hot or cold. So what are you waiting for?
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Design: Joachim Manz Born in 1957 Joachim Manz, studied philosophy and not art. In the 80s he trained with a stone sculptor. He has been working as a sculptor since 1987 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; one of a very few who work with fine concrete. He is known for his sculptures and murals in public spaces. For several years now he has been creating objects that can not only be beheld but also used: for example lamps.
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EDITOR’S LETTER page 10 THE MARK, www.themarkhotel.com
PLAYGROUND TRAVEL page 20
CAVALOS NA AREIA, www.cavalosnaareia.com SAL, www.restaurantesal.pt SUBLIME COMPORTA, www.sublimecomporta.pt ASSOULINE, www.assouline.com
ART & DESIGN page 26 CLAIRE CHAMBLESS, www.clairechambless.com DESIGN MILK, www.design-milk.com HORGENGLARUS, www.horgenglarus.ch KONSTANTIN KOFTA, www.koftastudio.com MAUDE, www.getmaude.com NUI STUDIO, www.nui-studio.com STEPHAN HÜRLEMANN, www.huerlemann.com
INTERVIEW page 28 THE BUCKET LIST FACILITATOR, www.once-in-a-lifetime.com
WOMAN page 30 ALEXANDER LERVIK, www.lervik.se ANYA HINDMARCH, www.anyahindmarch.com CHOPARD, www.chopard.de GUBI, shop.gubi.com HAGHNAZARI, www.haghnazariteppiche.com IOSIS, www.yvesdelorme.com LUMAS, www.lumas.de PAUL SMITH, www.paulsmith.com TAMARA COMOLLI, www.tamaracomolli.com THE LINE, www.theline.com YANKO DESIGN, www.yankodesign.com
WHAT’S THIS? A food mixer? Some kind of toy? Instead, “Craft System” is a lamp designed by UM Project in New York, price on request.
MAN page 32 CERRUTI, www.cerruti.com CITY FURNITURE, www.city-furniture.be DESIARY, www.desiary.de DOROTHYLAB, www.dorothylab.com GIULIO IACCHETTI, www.giulioiacchetti.com HEAD, www.head-accessories.com JONATHAN ADLER, www.jonathanadler.com MR PORTER, www.mrporter.com TÊTE DE BOIS, www.tetedebois.it WISE, www.wisemenscare.com
LOOK page 34 BIG HIT ENTERTAINMENT, bts.ibighit.com HAKUTSURU, www.sakeone.com HASHIKURA MATSUKAN, www.matsukan.com KAKAO FRIENDS, www.kakaofriends.com KIMMIDOLL, www.kimmidoll.com KNOPF, www.penguinrandomhouse.com NANOBLOCK, www.nanoblockus.com NENDO, www.nendo.jp PORRO, www.porro.com SOCKS PLACE, socks.place THE BRELLI, www.thebrelli.com THE FACE SHOP, www.thefaceshop.ca TIME & STYLE, online.timeandstyle.com
THE MARK page 38 THE MARK, www.themarkhotel.com
NORTH ISLAND page 48 MAIA LUXURY RESORT & SPA, www.maia.com.sc NORTH ISLAND, www.north-island.com MASON’S TRAVEL, www.masonstravel.com TURKISH AIRLINES, www.turkishairlines.com WILDERNESS SAFARIS, www.wilderness-safaris.com ZIL AIR, www.zilair.com
MICHAEL POLIZA page 54 MICHAEL POLIZA PRIVATE TRAVEL, www.michaelpolizatravel.com
AMANGIRI page 64 AMANGIRI, www.aman.com
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IZAKAYA, www.izakaya-restaurant.com SIR HOTELS, www.sirhotels.com
BOOKS page 206 ASSOULINE, www.assouline.com FREDERIK ROIJÉ, www.roije.com GESTALTEN, gestalten.com KEHRER VERLAG, www.kehrerverlag.com PHAIDON, www.phaidon.com TASCHEN, www.taschen.com TENEUES, www.teneues-buecher.de
JUST SMILE The “Chubby Wink Charm” keychain made of Nappa leather will brighten your day. Anya Hindmarch, approx. € 105.
PERSONAL page 210 GIVE ME A WAVE “Superonda Special” is a special edition of the Archizoom cult sofa. Poltronova, p.o.r.
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work on the Herzog & de Meuron tower we just completed. He has now started to attend The Mark brainstorming meetings. Our creative team and myself sit around a table for a few hours weekly and try to create things like the hotdog cart, flower cart, Bergdorf’s 24-hour delivery, The Mark pedicabs, The Mark Boat, etc. We are always trying to come up with original ideas and trends that we feel add to our guests’ experience. Your latest residential project, the spectacular 60-story building designed by Herzog & de Meuron on 56 Leonard, also recently made head-
sold a billion dollars’ worth of residences in six months. I The Mark Hotel by Jeandon’t think any other building in New York has Philippe Delhomme. His had that kind of velocity. It was exciting because illustrations are part of this was our second try. Our first try coincided the hotel’s brand identity. with the 2008 recession. Actually, we originally opened our sales office the very same day Lehman Brothers went bust (of course we didn’t plan it that way!). The financial crisis put a hold on construction for four years. You need patience in this business. One last question: I remember a fantastic New Year’s Eve party where the highlight was you playing the bongos with Paul McCartney. How come
(Smiling) I can play. It all started in school banging on wooden desks and then with pots and pans at home. I would bang on anything and everything you can think of. It would drive my mother crazy until one day she started dancing to my beat. I knew then, I had made it into the big leagues (he chuckles). Once I was able to afford to hire bands or DJs for parties I would join in and perform here and there. The New Year’s Eve party you just mentioned was a lot of fun. We brought down the house! you’re such a good bongo player?
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Places where positive energy seems to have a particularly strong effect. The volcanic island of Ulleungdo in South Korea, located 350 kilometers east of Seoul in the Sea of Japan, is such a spot. The locals speak of unusually strong qi energy fields that permeate the island. Chanjoong Kim, the head of Seoul-based architecture firm The System Lab, has creatively interpreted this aspect of the isle: the Kosmos Hotel conceived by him is an organically designed building. Its white exteriors are reminiscent of a gentle wave washing around the space behind and underneath the hotel. From a birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s-eye view, the hotel looks like a churning whirlpool. It is not hard to imagine energy fields having an effect on this structure. Contemplative calm reigns in the high-ceilinged rooms of the resort. Their straight-forward design features blueish-gray stone floors and the exclusive use of shades of white. In some ways, the rooms are evocative of seashells. The structure and character of the hotel demonstrate a profound respect for the setting and for the nature of the human being.
Architect Chanjoong Kim considers his design for the Kosmos Hotel to be a repository for energy rather than a building.
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DuraSquare: Now with the new bathroom furniture series XSquare. The exact and precise edges of the DuraSquare bathroom series blends perfectly with the latest furniture collection XSquare designed by Kurt Merki Jr. Handle-free fronts, striking chrome profiles and 28 furniture finishes enable an individual bathroom design. Co-ordinating mirrors feature a touch-free control panel for demisting and light or dimming functions. www.duravit.com