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ANINE BING A visit to the Danish designer whose L.A. fashion label sets new standards for the industry
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WELCOME Dear Reader, ith the purchase of my vacation property in Mallorca, I fulfilled a personal dream over 20 years ago. As a child, I used to spend time on the Spanish island with my parents and my brother every summer. Mallorca has become my second home. I love the climate, the culture, the warmth of the people and the stunning landscape. In my finca on the southwestern coast, boasting views of the Tramuntana Mountains and the sea, I have found a sanctuary. It is where I enjoy tranquility and find inspiration to develop new ideas for the company. For our clients, too, the purchase of a vacation property makes a fervent wish come true. Around the world, second home ownership has been on the increase. On the one hand, this is due to the current low interest rate environment. On the other, exclusive real estate in desirable areas represents a stable investment, or a crisis-proof retirement plan. The demand for vacation properties in Germany is undiminished. Especially sought after are second homes on its North and Baltic Sea coasts, and in its Alpine region. In high-end vacation spots like the island of Sylt, property prices have reached levels that keep pace with those in top locations in German cities. In other parts of Europe, traditional locations offer the best investment potential. These include the Mediterranean, with islands like Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and Malta, as well as the Côte d’Azur and ski resorts in Switzerland and Austria. Here, exceptional properties not infrequently fetch “collector’s prices.” Buyers can find more moderate price levels along the coastal regions of the Spanish mainland and in Portugal. In Italy, second homes around its northern lakes and in Tuscany are in equally strong demand. Vacation homes in established U.S. destinations like Florida or California are a very good investment, too. There is a simple rule that applies everywhere: the more exclusive the location, the scarcer the supply and the safer the investment. If you would like to get closer to your dream of owning a second home, read on. In this edition of GG we once again showcase a selection of the most beautiful real estate from around the world. Sincerely
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Scandinavian style rocks! It was on a trip to Antwerp that I noticed her label for the very first time: Anine Bing. Her boutique on Drukkerijstraat is one of eight flagship stores worldwide that the former blogger and model from Denmark will have opened by the end of this year. She also supplies more than 300 stores around the world with her cool and wearable collection. For all this success she only used social media as a marketing tool. Who is this woman that is leading the fashion industry with her fresh ideas? We were curious, and only a few weeks later I was able to meet Anine in Los Angeles, her home. A super charming, surprisingly genuine and modest woman. A loving and dedicated mother and fierce businesswoman who is all about the Scandinavian motto “Less is more.” The Swedish designer Cecilia Bönström is behind Zadig & Voltaire, which was launched by her husband Thierry Gillier, grandson of the Lacoste founder. The power duo lives in Paris with their four children and a stunning collection of contemporary art. The history of the Danish company Vipp is that of a true family business. In 1939, Holger Nielsen invented a pedal bin for his wife’s hair salon. The chicest trashbin to date is part of the constant collection at MoMA in N.Y.C. and today, Vipp also creates kitchens and furniture and has even produced a very modern prefab home (page 54). We hope you enjoy
PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN SCHOPPE (1), MARK SEELEN (1)
this issue of Scandi chic,
Michaela Cordes Just a few pieces, but of excellent quality – that’s Anine Bing’s maxim. I found this beautiful leather jacket in her New York shop – and fell in love! When I visited Anine at her home in L.A. a few weeks later, she showed me her incredibly small but carefully stocked closet. Turn to page 38 for the full story.
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GAËLLE LE BOULICAUT & JEREMY CALLAGHAN Gaëlle is from France and Jeremy was born in Papua New Guinea. The French photographer and the journalist, a former actor who has worked with Ryan Gosling, met in New Zealand. Today, the couple live in Brittany with their two children. For GG they met the movers and shakers of the Zadig & Voltaire label, Thierry Gillier and Cecilia Bönström.
LEJLA OUWEJAN Leijla was born in Moscow, raised in Germany and has lived in Marbella since 1999. A trained oﬃce administrator, she ended up in the real estate industry – and at E&V Marbella West. Among the properties she now looks after is an estate that once belonged to Prince (starting on page 72).
HELENA MICHALKE Few people know Hamburg like Helena does. She was born there and lived in half a dozen neighborhoods before moving to the wonderfully rural Volksdorf area with her husband and two children. She loves the North Sea and going skiing. At GG, she looks after the Engel & Völkers license partners.
STEFFI KAMMERER Steﬃ Kammerer is a freelance journalist and also a filmmaker (My Friend Rockefeller). She lives in New York and Berlin, together with her son, and writes for manager magazin and the Bertelsmann Foundation, among others. In February, Steﬃ joined GG as copy editor. For this edition, she met Jette and Kasper Egelund, the co-owners of the Vipp family business. Mother and son impressed her just as much as summery, laid-back Copenhagen.
THE “VIPP PHOTO SHOOT” TEAM Creative Director Janine Weitenauer (right) and photographer Mark Seelen (second from left) have been shaping GG’s look for the last 10 years. For this edition, they traveled to Sweden with Art Director Maria Mundt and photo assistant Johannes Häußler for the piece on the luxurious, fully furnished Vipp house. www.gg-magazine.com
PHOTOS: MARK SEELEN (1); MARGOT CAUDARD (1)
SARA DENMAN Sara Denman, who originally hails from Sweden, has been working as a make-up artist since 1991. She says: “My father was a photographer, so I practically grew up in the studio.” However, she only embarked on the move to L.A. once her son had left home. Sara met Anine Bing, with whom she regularly collaborates, 15 years ago in Thailand.
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AT HOME The “Standard Chair” by Jean Prouvé is one of the countless classics in the arty apartment of the power couple running Zadig & Voltaire.
20 Thousands meet each summer in
the Nevada desert for Burning Man, a festival like no other.
ART & DESIGN
26 Brilliant, artistic ideas – from cards, collages and pearls to T-shirts.
28 To Ólafur Elíasson, cooking is an art, as a new book now proves.
30 Marble is tough. This season, SHE
is wearing white-veined accessories.
LOOK Delightfully retro: brass “Pineapple Tumbler” by W&P Design.
32 HE is no eco-warrior, but a real outdoorsman. Stylish and cool!
34 Pineapples have been cultivated for 4,000 years, and are now the design trend.
WOMAN Wall light “Pearl” by Ginger & Jagger.
38 Scandinavia meets California cool. In
only four years, fashion designer Anine Bing opened eight stores worldwide.
BJARKE INGELS VIPP
48 Exceptional architect: In his spectacular buildings, he combines wit, ecology, the “tried and tested” and avant-garde.
54 From pedal bins to prefab houses:
The Danish family business Vipp is a cult brand among design aficionados.
ZADIG & VOLTAIRE AT HOME Bjarke Ingels, 42, is considered Denmark’s best architectural export around the world.
64 The couple behind the fashion label
love contrasts. Tension inspires Cecilia Bönström and Thierry Gillier.
PHOTOS: MARK SEELEN (1); THOMAS LOOF (1); GAËLLE LE BOULICAUT, CHAIR BY JEAN PROUVÉ © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016 (1)
AT HOME From model to business woman – Anine Bing is the hot new label in fashion. GG met the busy Scandinavian and mother of two in L.A.
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196 Swedish company Hästens produces handmade luxury beds.
200 Everybody knows these labels. They are Scandinavia’s most successful.
202 Gems and curiosities for your coﬀee table and nightstand.
206 Richard Mille recently opened his
first German boutique in Munich.
210 Unusual and exceptional: Norwegian
MAN Absolutely unique: butterflies under a glass dome by The Darwin Sect.
EDITORIAL EDITOR’S LETTER ADDRESSES
8 A foreword to the new issue. 10 Scandinavian style rocks! It’s all about the art of less.
208 Where we got it all: names, addresses and manufacturers.
STAFF AT HOME Today, Jette Egelund prefers to play with her grandchildren. Her son Kasper heads the family business, Vipp.
PHOTOS: MARK SEELEN (1); WAYNE CHASAN (1); HÄSTENS (1)
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A giant festival where art is set on fire. Burning Man draws thousands of visitors to the Nevada desert every year.
Kings of the Desert In the end, all the art goes up in flames and a cosmic calm returns. In the eight days leading up to this facinating climax, it is pandemonium in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. That is when they come together here for Burning Man â€“ ravers, rappers, stars and screwballs, performance artists, freaks, billionaires and hippies. They all party under the scorching sun TEXT: Martin Tschechne PHOTOS: NK Guy/TASCHEN GmbH at the seasonâ€™s hottest happening.
Even cupcakes on wheels have to pass the Burning Man safety checks. But then, they’re off – at 45° Celsius in the non-existent shade.
Bigger, crazier, flashier: artist Pi Feathersword as a “lost suitcase” at the 2013 party. On the right: 70,000 visitors camp out around the Burning Man effigy. Below left: Kevan Christiaens, Matt Schultz and the Pier Group launched a pirate ship on the sand in 2012 …
… and two years later set fire to the sculpture entitled “Embrace” (right). The International Arts Megacrew erected the “Temple of Transition” (below, left) in 2011. Bottom right: the brilliantly dynamic “Gearhead” installation by Steve Hall and Becky Stillwell (2013).
Psychedelic, magical and delicate – each year a gigantic temple serves as a place of calm and reflection. The “Temple of Joy” was erected by David Best and the Temple Crew in 2002. All that remains are mountains of ash and a kaleidoscope of images in your head.
withthings that he has been bombarded with over the years. He needed out leaving something behind, and withtime, and to repeat the experience, in order to make sense of it and out bringing something back. Nothing grasp its profundity. This staccato assault of warmth and wit, pomp afterwards is as it used to be. You have and pop, and of the lightness of being is something which can probmet thousands of people, danced, shared, ably only be experienced at the event itself. screamed and cuddled. You have lost and Not all the revelers have to travel long distances, though. After all, found yourself – hoarse, dizzy and covered San Francisco has been the dream destination for hippies and flower in dust. Your eyes are burning, your head children since the 1960s. Poets and authors like Allen Ginsberg and is throbbing, your hearing is temporarily Ken Kesey, and the Merry Pranksters art collective had developed a almost gone. Your skin – itchy and tight, lifestyle, which provoked, outraged and fascinated half the planet: sex, your heart racing. Somewhere out there in the gleaming white exdrugs and that incredibly relaxed West Coast sound. There was hardly panse of desert is the shirt you ripped oﬀ when the flames shot up a decommissioned school bus from here to Kansas City that had not been garishly painted and was not rattling around from concert to conand the heat exploded. It is 45 degrees Celsius and more, even in the cert by the Grateful Dead and Jeﬀerson Airplane. Hardly a music fesshade, of which there actually is none. We are in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. At the height of summer in tival was complete without the clouds of marijuana smoke hovering late August, there is no place farther removed from civilization than overhead, and without “free love” being practiced in rebellion against this desolate spot roughly four hours’ the morality of the older generation. drive north of Reno. ess than twenty years later, the The area is a salt lake of enormous proBurning Man picked up on all of portions, dried out in prehistoric times this, added new images and characby the scorching sun. It is surrounded ters and reinterpreted the whole thing in by craggy mountains and stretches into the baking heat of the Nevada desert. So, the distance underneath a vast sky full the partying revelers, who leave behind of stars. This is the place where earthall the troubles of their bourgeois existly pain and cosmic silence touch and ence, are the children or even grandchilmerge. A place where, many years ago, dren of the hippie generation. Nothing a group of young men found the solicould have demonstrated this obvious tude and spiritual intensity they needconnection better than Oscar-winner ed for their rituals of cleansing and new Susan Sarandon’s appearance at last beginning. They had dragged a massive year’s festival – the year in which she herself became a grandmother. It was as wooden statue with them, which one of though the spirit of the event’s foundthe men, Larry Harvey – a lovesick Californian – wanted to feed to the fire as ers took her back to its very origins. She an eﬃgy of a love rival. He had startplaced some of the ashes of drug guru ed performing this voodoo ritual four Timothy Leary, who died in 1996, onto years previously, in 1986, at the foot of an artistically erected shrine, in order to the Golden Gate Bridge, on San Francissurrender the whole thing to the flames co’s Baker Beach. But a beach is such a once more at the end of the event. This is what happens to all the buildings, temmundane place! It does not possess the right aura or dimensions for encounters ples and structures and, finally, to the with the eternal spirit world. Also, the Burning Man eﬃgy itself. That’s the trapolice had repeatedly objected to the pydition. Nothing must remain when the Photographer NK Guy has been attending the festival is over. “He would have loved it,” rotechnics on fire safety grounds. festival for nearly 20 years. His book Art of Burning Man hen Harvey relocated his ansaid the actress about her spiritual hapis published by TASCHEN (280 pages, approx. € 40). nual ritual to the desert, his pening, and referring to Timothy Leary: heartache had presumably all but faded. Instead, more and “He would have considered all this an homage.” more friends joined him. The fiery spectacle grew into a festival of There are no bands playing, just encounters with others, but there is dancing and there are raves, as well as impromptu music sessions magic and meditation: Burning Man – a gigantic party that gets crazier and more flamboyant every year. For eight days, trailors, tents – and no strict drug checks. Instead, there are crazy outfits, monand open campsites, which are only protected from the sun by tarsters, fairies and iced cupcakes on wheels. Ticket prices are hefty, paulins, form a semi-circular, temporary city. New, ever more darbetween 390 and 1,200 dollars per person. Apart from that, everying wooden constructions tower over the desert ground: huge ships one brings along whatever they need – provisions, costumes, music, their ego. Everyone gives freely and extends hospitality, even to on waves of sand, temples and heads you can walk into, Far Eastern strangers. Nothing is sold or marketed here. There is no mobile data palaces and gothic cathedrals, as well as abstract structures you can or cellphone coverage. That is what the festival thrives on – enjoying climb onto, swing from and marvel at. Monstrously souped-up cars the here and now with all your senses. cruise in-between them, as do space capsules on wheels, fire-breathing chariots and six-axle sharks. They stop, you climb aboard and go Some Silicon Valley tycoons (Larry Page, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeﬀ Bezos and their entourages) have recently started arriving, too – with along for the ride. It’s that simple. Last year, there were 70,000 revelers. A long line of trucks, vans security guards, private chefs and air-conditioning – to compete for and trailors created a traﬃc jam that stretched all the way across Nethe title of Sun King amongst themselves. This may be very cool, vada. In 1998, the Canadian photographer NK Guy also attended the but to experience the festival properly, you have to stagger back towards normality on the morning after the last fiery night. Dusty, event, attracted by the lure of this orgy of creativity and joie de vivre. exhausted, blessed with gifts – and happy. He has kept going back. In 65,000 photos, Guy has documented the obody comes back from the desert
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Art & food In Versailles, he is making a powerful waterfall rain down from the sky (until October). With his “Little Sun” project, he wants to bring light to people who still live without electricity. Ólafur Elíasson likes playing with physical phenomena. Born in Denmark and raised in Iceland, today the famous artist splits his time between Berlin and Copenhagen. In his Berlin studio, fresh food is cooked every day. Mr. Elíasson, at your studio in Berlin you have four chefs who serve freshly prepared hot lunches every day. The ingredients are sourced from local organic farms and your roughly 100 employees all eat to-
gether. That sounds like quite a logistical effort, why did you introduce this?
It is important to me that we all get together once a day to exchange ideas. Not everyone uses lunch to talk about their projects, of course, and sometimes you do need a break from them. What I am more interested in is turning lunch breaks into a communal time that fosters creativity. The way I see it, we connect through the cooking and the food. We serve whatever the produce crate from the organic farm contains, together with copious amounts of herbs. Everything here except the summer barbecue is vegetarian. Part of the reason for this is to do with sustainability. It is quite obvious that we cannot keep eating as much meat as the average Dane or German currently does. If we want to stop climate change, we have to start with our own habits. Apart from that, certain dishes are impossible to make if you want 100 people to eat at the same time. I like it when the cooks try something new every day, and surprise us with diverse and simplified dishes. I once invited René Redzepi, the chef at Noma to come down here. He prepared a dish made of milk skin, grass, herbs and flowers. The herbs actually came from the meadow that the cow had grazed on. of food that is served?
1 Ólafur Elíasson had a professional kitchen installed at his studio 2 The artist, who has Icelandic roots, lives in Berlin and Copenhagen. His love for good food seems to run in the family – his father was a chef, as is his sister 3 Studio Olafur Eliasson: The Kitchen, Phaidon, € 39.95 4 At lunchtime the team gets together for a meal 5 Wakame soup, brown rice with kimchi and baked chicory.
Are there themes that your visual art and the lunchtime dishes at the studio have in common: for example accessibility, community, the distribution of
I think that you can draw parallels between the industrial production of food and the art market – not the art world, that’s something diﬀerent. To my mind, art and cookery are languages. Art is my language – I have learned to use it to express myself. But I’m a lousy cook, which is why I don’t express myself with particular precision when I cook. In order to be a great cook you have to learn that kind of language. But you also have to have something to say, just like in art. resources or ecology …?
What inspired you to compile a cookbook from the
The book came about more or less as a consequence of daily life at the studio, because over the years cooking and food have become very important elements of it. It was my idea to give something back to the team – it’s an expression of my respect. recipes used at the studio?
INTERVIEW: UTA ABENDROTH; PHOTOS: 1, 4 + 5 – MARÍA DEL PILAR GARCÍA AYENSA/STUDIO OLAFUR ELIASSON/KNESEBECK VERLAG; 2 – HEIKE GÖTTERT/KNESEBECK VERLAG
Nordic cuisine has a good reputation. Is this the kind
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Feathery leaves, solid body, rough peel and a sweet, juicy center: the wonderful pineapple. Artists and designers seem to be quite inspired by the tropical fruit.
1 CUTE As Loriot, the famous German comedian said: Life without a pug is possible but meaningless ... So why not send this adorable dog to someone you love? “Pineapple Greeting Card,” MeetThePugs, 10.5 x 14.8 cm, set of three, € 9.95 2 PRECIOUS These “Pineapple Old-Fashioned Glasses” decorated with 22-karat gold are better washed by hand! One Kings Lane, set of four, approximately € 46 3 ARTFUL Enjoy row upon row of pineapples in the 20 x 25
cm “Pineapple Trellis” print by Marta Li, Society 6, approx. € 16 4 ILLUMINATING The “Antique Brass Pineapple Cloche Table Lamp” puts the tropical fruit center stage, British Home Stores, approximately € 64 5 BOLD Each “Pineapple Sock” is handprinted in Canada, Strathcona, approximately € 32 6 IMPRESSIVE For heavy-duty drinking: “Pineapple Tumbler” made of brass, W & P Design, approx. € 88 7 HAND EMBROIDERED The “Jumbo Lara Pine-
apples” clutch will prove you haven’t gone bananas, Edie Parker, approximately € 1,950 8 DECORATIVE Golden pineapples adorn the ends of these attractive salad servers, Oliver Bonas, approx. € 33 9 LOAD BEARING The “Pineapple Punch Round Tray” is made of Scandinavian birch with a sealed-in design, Ø 38 cm, Kith & Kin, approximately € 34 10 VINTAGE This glass and metal cocktail table by Maison Jansen dates back to the seventies. 1stdibs, price on request.
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She started out as a model, became a blogger and singer and is an incredibly successful businesswoman today â€“ Anine Bing.
Ms. InstaBing-o! Sheâ€™s beautiful, the mother of two young children and the new hot label everyone is talking about. While established designers are still discussing how to reinvent a stagnant industry, Anine Bing is showing everybody how to do it â€“ with Instagram, instant collections and eight flagship stores in just four years. GG met her in Los Angeles. TEXT & PRODUCTION: Michaela Cordes HAIR & MAKEUP: Sara Denman
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Less is more. Anine Bing in front of her flagship store in Midtown L. A. Scandinavian simplicity dominates the interior of her stores.
A career woman & a passionate mom â€“ Anine Bing launched her label around the same time as her children were born. Her daughter Bianca is 5, her son Benjamin is 3. Anine: â€œI adore being a mother and would love to have more children!â€?
Who is the typical Anine Bing woman? â€œMy main customer is between 25 and 45. I want my label to offer something to everyone.â€?
Anine Bing finds inspiration at flea markets and when she’s traveling. “I love going to Bali or to countries like Brazil, where my grandmother was born. When I design my collections, I always make sure the new pieces go with the previous ones.”
The sun shines little step. My husband, who was in fashion retail for many years, had brightly the moment Anine Bing steps into lots of experience in fashion production. He told me from the beginher flagship store on Third Street. “I just ning how important it is to understand everything about the company quickly dropped oﬀ my kids at preschool,” from the ground up. So there I sat, pregnant with my second child and she explains, smiling, and falls into a chair, Bianca sleeping in the stroller next to me. It was a crazy time, but so where her longtime friend and makeup artworth it!” The first collection launched six months later and consisted ist Sara adds the finishing touches to her of just a few pieces. “Simple, because it is my belief that less is more.” The perfect pair of denims, a leather jacket and a T-shirt. She launched already perfect face for our photo shoot. Anine Bing – the Los Angeles-based fashher first collection using only social media – her blog and Instagram ion label with the elegant and simple black account – and very soon noticed that her instinct was correct: Buyers lettering – is causing a sensation all the way to Europe. It adorns from stores around her neighborhood approached her almost every day, denim, T-shirts, leather pants and jackets, boots and unpretentious, wanting to order the pieces she was wearing. Soon, Hollywood celebfine gold jewelry. Anine Bing could be seen as the new, Scandinarities were following suit, wearing her outfits. Supermodels like Gigi vian Isabel Marant, except that her designs are more wearable and Hadid or Kendall Jenner (the black lace Bing bra she wore to this year’s Coachella Festival sold out the moment pictures of her in it appeared in aﬀordable, and became famous via Instagram, not catwalks. Meet Anine Bing in person and you are immediately struck by her cheermagazines worldwide), actresses like Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Alba ful, uncomplicated and charming personality, which might also exand Kate Bosworth – they all love the casual style created by the unuplain the success of her label. With eight flagship stores in only four sual woman from Scandinavia, and have spread awareness of the new years (Los Angeles, New York, Paris, Madrid and Antwerp – to be follabel beyond L.A. and New York – all the way to Europe. Anine Bing’s lowed this year by Barcelona, Brussels and a London shop-in-shop at astonishing success also caused consternation within the competitive Harvey Nichols), Anine Bing has virtually taken the world by storm. fashion industry itself, because she created a successful brand without An hour later, we are sitting at the dining table in Anine Bing’s home any fashion shows and mandatory fashion seasons. “I love it, because just a short car-ride from her I don’t have to worry about a piece store, talking about her childhood. looking perfect on the catwalk, my Anine grew up in Denmark, just only concern is that it looks good outside of Copenhagen. When she in real life, on the woman wearing was 10, her father got a job oﬀer it!” The concept: one core collecin Sweden, so her parents moved tion – her bestsellers – plus a conwith the four children to Järna outstantly changing collection that side Stockholm. Her mother was a she releases piece by piece over kindergarten teacher, she says, she six months. “Four to six new piecherself attended a Waldorf school es every week – just to keep it inand as a teenager began designing teresting!” Quite a contrast to the her own clothes. “We didn’t have old-fashioned system of traditional enough money for every new fashfashion brands, which put on big, ion trend, so when flares were the expensive shows but let their cusANINE BING new thing, I just cut up two old tomers wait another six months pairs of jeans and made my own.” before they can buy any of those Shortly afterwards she started pieces. Anine: “I learned from my working as a model: “When I was blog that people crave instant grat15, I spent my summer breaks in ification. That’s also very much my Milan and all over Europe, working in front of the cameras, making personality.” While brands like Burberry have decided to come up soon good money. So when I was 18, I was able to buy my own apartment with direct-to-consumer fashion shows, Anine Bing is already showing them how it’s done. So it comes as no surprise that the U.S. edition of in Stockholm.” She remembers how people already told her then how Harper’s Bazaar just called Anine Bing: “The woman ahead of every much they loved her style and the way she combined things. “During fashion industry trend.” Do people from the industry often call her and those years I learned so much from the fashion industry. I paid attention to every detail, what designers, stylists and photographers did.” ask for advice? Anine Bing (smiling): “Yes, it happens. But that remains In her early twenties she traveled to Los Angeles for the first time and our little secret. It’s true, we can go from an idea to creating the product in no time because our production processes are short and fast. This fell in love with the spirit of the city. “The freedom, the creativity, the sunshine!” Fashion and music became her biggest passions during is, of course, much harder for established brands. We have a great setthe years she traveled between Europe and California. With two fellow up. But I think we were also very lucky – our success is a combination of good timing and hard work.” Black-and-white photographs of BriScandinavians she formed the band Kill your Darlings, recorded an album and started her fashion blog. “I never imagined back then that gitte Bardot, a few pieces of classic Danish design and a soundtrack of one day I would have my own brand!” Gaining more and more followmusic by The Cranberries or The Cardigans – what makes her stores’ ers, she started doing small collaborations and soon noticed that peoScandinavian style so attractive? “That’s a good question. Its simple ple liked what she liked, and that pieces sold even better if she menand minimalistic.” Like Anine Bing’s own closet, which is surpristioned them in her blog. On a trip to Istanbul a few years later destiny ingly uncluttered. What does a woman need to be well dressed? “No struck and Anine not only met the love of her life but her partner in more than ten pairs of well-fitting jeans and leather pants, ten of your crime: her husband Nicolai, born in Denmark like her, the father of Bifavorite tops, a great leather jacket, ballerinas and boots and a good anca (5) and Benjamin (3), and today the CEO of Anine Bing. After the pair of heels. It’s better to have less, but of good quality!” And where birth of their daughter in 2012 they decided together to move to L.A. does Anine Bing see her company in the near future? “I want to go to for good – to create the fashion label Anine Bing. Anine (laughing): “We Berlin and to Asia, and add new and exciting things to my brand. I see started out of a garage, we worked so hard. Packing, shipping, every myself less as a fashion and more as a lifestyle brand.” ollywood, shortly after 8 am.
What’s the secret to her success? “A great product, good timing and social media as my only marketing tool.”
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Initially, Bjarke Ingels wanted to be a comic book illustrator. Instead, he became one of the worldâ€™s most sought-after architects. His unconventional approach is evident in all his designs. For the Dane, whose BIG studio has offices in Copenhagen, New York and London, building ecologically does not mean foregoing comfort or joie de vivre. Quite the opposite â€“ his buildings combine the best of European traditions with TEXT: Uta Abendroth PHOTOS: Bjarke Ingels Group visionary imagination.
The Spiral Tower with its coiling green terraces is under construction at 66 Hudson Boulevard on Manhattanâ€™s West Side.
A seemingly free-floating spiral staircase will provide access to the bunker housing the BlĂĽvand museum on the Danish North Sea coast.
“At its core, architecture is the art of turning fiction into reality.” BJARKE INGELS
1 1 “The new Washington Redskins stadium will be a lively destination, both inside and outside – on any day of the week,” says Bjarke Ingels 2 For the Serpentine Pavilion 2016, BIG based its design on blocks of fiberglass that make playful reference to bricks 3 The new Bronx Police Department building will be made up of large, stacked concrete, metal and glass cubes 4 The “W57” (West 57th Street Residential Building) is a cross between a typical Copenhagen courtyard and a New York skyscraper.
on the new New York in 2012, it was obvious that the flood protections of the megarbage incineration plant due to open in Copentropolis had to be improved. Like a gigantic letter U, the Dryline – hagen. At a World War II German army bunker New York’s largest open space project since the construction of Cenin the Danish coastal town of Blåvand, art lovers tral Park – will be hemming in the southern tip of Manhattan, which will enter by ascending what looks like a floatis located on the banks of two rivers. But the project would be unworing spiral staircase. Oﬃce workers at the Spiral thy of BIG if it did not combine sustainable flood defenses with green Tower in Manhattan will feel like they are in a spaces, skateboard ramps and pavilions. Add to that, a 16-kilometer hanging garden, thanks to the terraces that coil cycle path – the only one in Manhattan that does not require you to around the building. It is these seemingly incomcross any roads. This is because Ingels approaches each project like a patible contradictions that turn a BIG building kind of creative analyst: “We ask ourselves: What is the biggest probinto a very special experience. The essentials, technical specifications lem and what is the greatest opportunity?” explains Bergmann. With the “W57” building in Midtown, BIG’s first New York proand environmental awareness are contrasted with eﬀortlessness, and ject has just been completed. The 142-meter-tall building with its 750 playful, surprising elements. Bjarke Ingels, the founder of the archiapartments looks like a skewed pyramid with a wildly tilted frontage tecture group, sums it up as follows: “We collect ideas, come up with and also features a European-style courtyard. The project includes a crazy things and then try to find solutions.” This approach has helped him hit the bull’s eye again and again. The large number of green spaces, just like the Spiral Tower, which is still visionary always emphasizes that he is part of a larger team, hence the under construction. This is applied ecology, says Bergmann. “Greening has a double benefit. Rainwater no longer puts a strain on the sewname BIG – “Bjarke Ingels Group.” At the age of 42, Ingels can already look back on an extraordinary career. Having completed his architecture age system, and with the evaporation we manage to cool the buildstudies in Copenhagen and Barcelona, he worked in Rem Koolhaas’s ing by up to 2°C.” This might not appear substantial if you’re looking studio in Rotterdam for three years. In 2001, he opened an architectural at a single structure. “But if you take 100 or 1,000 buildings and exfirm with his Belgian colleague pand that to a decade’s worth of Julien de Smedt. After five years construction projects, you will the two parted company and Bjarstart to understand the impact,” ke Ingels founded BIG in Cohe adds. penhagen. German-born Kaiith this innovative way of thinking, BIG has Uwe Bergmann has been with also won over interthe company for 10 years. He is a co-owner of the studio and net giant Google. Together with one of twelve partners. “When the British architect Thomas he refers to the studio, Bjarke Heatherwick, the group has been working for the last three will never use the first person singular. He always talks about years on bold designs for Goog‘BIG’ and includes everyone,” le’s new campus in Mountain says Bergmann. This is perhaps View, California. A type of sua typically Scandinavian recipe per-roof will stretch across several buildings and create a mifor success – flat management croclimate underneath it, as structures and a collective, collaborative approach. Roughly well as letting in a lot of light Eight of the twelve BIG partners: Kai-Uwe Bergmann is the 350 employees from almost two and air. Because trees, green third on the right, Bjarke Ingels the fourth on the left. dozen countries make up the spaces, cafés and cycle paths will be interspersed throughout, the boundaries between buildings global team. Most of them, including Bergmann, are based in New York. Bjarke Ingels is involved in each project on both sides of the Atand nature will be blurred. The first designs were evidently so promlantic. He spends roughly one third of the year in New York, one third ising that Google – a company that currently has construction projects in Copenhagen and the rest traveling around diﬀerent construction going in roughly 20 diﬀerent countries – also commissioned BIG to projects. In the last 15 years, BIG has completed one building a year – design its new building in London’s King’s Cross area. BIG therefore pragmatic and visionary at the same time. decided to open another oﬃce in the British capital. he job of an architect, however, has changed dramatically over This summer, London was a special playground for Bjarke Ingels, the last few years. It is no longer just about buildings, regardless who was commissioned to design this year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilof their scale. Climate change has produced a set of completely ion. His temporary structure won over many with its subtle wit. Seen new challenges for the profession. “Today architects are expected to from diﬀerent perspectives, the building looked completely diﬀerent. take responsibility and to find long-term solutions,” says Bergmann. From the front, the comparison to a zipper opening up sprang to mind. It also featured angles and curves, both rising and falling at the same “This change has always been a key focus of our work, and we have time. At the bottom, the structure broadened out, while at the top it benever shied away from it.” About twelve years ago, for example, BIG came extremely tapered – playful optical illusions. The 1,802 gray boxcame up with the idea of a huge harbor on the North Sea, to “liberate” es that the building consisted of were open at their short ends, so that the Danish coastline from the shipping industry. As part of the prothe surrounding park was visible from the inside, through the boxes. ject the studio had to wrestle with energy and transport systems, as From a diﬀerent angle, they seemed to form a smooth, even wall. A sowell as with food and water management. The “Super Harbour” has phisticated jaunt into designing without a specific purpose in mind – remained just a vision, but the subject of water management is somefor Ingels it was a welcome change from his megaprojects. Incidentalthing that BIG deals with to this day. As part of the “Dryline” project, the southern tip of Manhattan is going to be strengthened with the ly, he approaches his success, like everything else, with Scandinavian sort of levee everyone is familiar with from the Netherlands. After hurnonchalance. “I believe it frees more powerful energies if you deeply ricane Sandy, which caused considerable devastation in and around love what you do, rather than being terrified of it.” from 2017, visitors will be able to ski
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Three generations of Egelunds: Jette, son Kasper, daughter-in-law Heidi, and granddaughters Mie and Carla.
Clean lines – a design tradition It all started with a metal pedal bin. Today, the VIPP product portfolio ranges from a dishwashing brush to a prefabricated house. The latter is the brainchild of CEO Kasper Egelund, the grandson of the company’s founder. Like every Vipp product it is straightforward and elegant, every detail well thoughtthrough. Yet the Danish company’s appeal is not only rooted in its firstclass designs, but also in the shared vision and cohesion of the owners’ family. TEXT: Steffi Kammerer PHOTOS: Mark Seelen PRODUCTION: Janine Weitenauer
“A house does not have to be big. Just great.”
It took more than a year to find the perfect location for the Vipp Shelter â€“ in Sweden, right on a lake.
Loft bed with fresh air and a view of the sky (left). Mother and son have good reason to be cheerful (right).
“I stay in the background. These days, it is Kasper who is in charge.”
Kitchen, table, benches, shelves, lamps and tableware â€“ all by Vipp and therefore top quality.
“The design has to go with the year 2016. We do not want retro products.” KASPER EGELUND
A change of perspective: Jette Egelund and her daughter-in-law Heidi regularly turn things upside down at yoga. It was important to company boss Kasper Egelund (pictured below with his daughter Mie) to find the right setting for the shelter: close to the water and with an unspoiled view of the shoreline. After a year-long search, the perfect location was found in Sweden: on a lake and surrounded by tall trees. The family’s actual vacation home is on Denmark’s west coast, about a 90-minute drive from Copenhagen. This is where Jette spends vacations with her five grandchildren. She rarely sees her daughter Sofie’s two children the rest of the year as they live in the USA.
“What we have achieved would never have been possible without my children.” JETTE EGELUND
just London. She was the one who would make the small Danish company like the products made by the Vipp compafamous the world over. Jette was in her mid-40s and a social worker in ny. When her son, who had been building Copenhagen when her father died. Her mother and sister had no inup the U.S. business in New York for a few terest in taking over the company. Jette decided to give her life a totally new direction, and bet everything on the little bin. She commuted beyears, returned to Copenhagen, they had a little party for him. He was giving a short tween Copenhagen and Vipp’s industrial premises on the other side of speech to the employees, when Jette Egethe country, slept in her old bedroom in her mother’s house, learned to lund, his mother – and until that time his weld, and hardly thought about anything but Vipp’s future. It wrecked boss – passed him a note. It said: “Now it’s her marriage and she ran out of money. In order to earn a living, she your turn.” That was roughly four years ago, sang in the church choir on weekends. “That was the toughest time and since then Kasper Egelund has been the company’s CEO. Jette in my life,” says Jette. But she never thought of quitting. “No, never. I had no problems letting go. Quite the contrary, she says. She is happy loved it from the very first day. Being my own boss, making the decito be able to witness the success of the next generation in her lifetime. sions.” At that time Vipp’s turnover was less than one million Danish The young company boss had brought one particular idea with him kroner a year. Today it is about 100 million. “Yes, the figure has infrom New York, developed in one of those scorching summers spent creased a hundred fold,” she says, calm and self-assured. er children and their particular expertise have played no small in Manhattan. That was when he had longed for tranquility, nature, part in the company’s success, says Jette. Sofie studied graphand for a small house in the countryside, one that should fall from ic design and Kasper studied business, and both started workthe sky, so to speak, perfectly furnished. “It doesn’t have to be big. ing at Vipp straight out of college. Jette already transferred a third of Just great,” he thought. In his family, people don’t just dream about things, they turn their the company to each of her dreams into reality. And so, children many years ago. “I we meet one fine morning just thought, they will get it on the shore of a secluded one day anyway. On top of Swedish lake. This is where that, they both worked so the Vipp shelter was erected hard,” she says. “What we in November 2014, a walkhave achieved would not in work of art for potential have been possible without buyers. A 25-ton prefabrimy children.” cated house on steel pillars When it came to the difwith felt-clad walls. Sunficult decision of deciding light shines through skywho would lead the compalights onto the stove, the ny in her stead – eﬀectively having to choose between ceiling-high windows can her son and her daughter – be opened up towards the she also found a solution. water, like sliding doors. Kasper is Vipp’s CEO, while Kasper spent more than a year looking for the perfect Sofie now looks after the location. Then a truck with company’s business in the a crane took the house to United States. This transithis site. “It’s a little bit like tion was not easy, as Jette It all began with the Vipp pedal bin. Holger Nielsen constructed buying a car or a boat,” he says herself, but the family the original model for his wife’s hairdressing salon in 1939. says. “Everything is already managed to pull it oﬀ. They fully installed.” He also recome together for board fers to living in a house like this as “five-star camping.” meetings in Copenhagen four times a year. For the last few years, The inside, too, boasts Vipp products. That means top quality, a lawyer has been present in order to ensure that mother, son and stripped back to the essentials, and exclusivity – even a toilet brush daughter relate to each other on a professional level, rather than as costs 165 euros in stores. Compared to that, the towel hooks for 89 family members. The three draw a clear distinction: In the compaeuros are almost a bargain. Production takes place all over the world, ny they meet each other as colleagues, family life happens outside the workplace. During the summer holiday, all five grandchildren wherever the best suppliers in their field are located. The tableware stay with Jette in the family vacation home on Denmark’s west coast. comes from China, the towels from Portugal, the fittings from Italy, The shelter has so far not found a buyer, but a dozen or so potential and the windows from Switzerland. It takes time before a Vipp article is launched. The item must not only make the grade estheticalcustomers from around the world have traveled to the remote localy, but also in daily use, says Kasper. Moreover, he adds, “It has to go tion on the Swedish lake. “This here,” says Kasper pointing into the with the year 2016. We do not want retro products.” living room, “is not an impulse purchase.” After all, the small house ipp’s company history started with a pedal bin designed by costs 485,000 euros, not including transportation. But for that price Jette’s father Holger Nielsen. When he died in 1993, the prodthe beds come already made, and there are dishes in the cupboards. uct was only that – a garbage receptacle, albeit one that was sellThe project is unlike any other product that Vipp has ever launched, ing well, especially for doctor’s oﬃces and hospitals. Who would have says Kasper. Four years ago, when Vipp started producing kitchens thought that it would one day be exhibited at the Museum of Modern – which also command a handsome price – it only took four months Art in New York – next to design classics by Charles and Ray Eames, for the first one to be sold. With this shelter, on the other hand, potential buyers must first scout out a suitable plot of land to put it on. Arne Jacobsen and Mies van der Rohe? It was Jette Egelund who recIn the meantime, Kasper dreams of finding the perfect location for ognized the bin’s potential, and who took her father’s trashcan to international design fairs and managed to get it into the Conran Shop in another shelter. Maybe on a rooftop in New York. he handover was elegant and clear-cut,
A LIFE IN ART The couple behind the Parisian fashion label Zadig & Voltaire are all about opposites. They are cool and laid back and unbelievably chic – high-end and rock-and-roll. Cecilia Bönström from Sweden and Thierry Gillier from France raise their four children in a 19th-century apartment filled with cutting-edge art. Yet despite having works by JeanMichel Basquiat on the walls, it’s a place where the kids are allowed to play freely. TEXT: Jeremy Callaghan PHOTOS: Gaëlle Le Boulicaut
Cecila Bรถnstrรถm with two of her four children in their art-filled living room in the 5th arrondissement of Paris.
A piece made of galvanized copper, plated nickel and gold by Rudolf Stingel with a “Standard Chair” by Jean Prouvé.
“We love clash and contrast, the tension between masculine and feminine.” CECILIA BÖNSTRÖM
Despite frescoed ceilings and museum-quality art, this is foremost a family home, a place where children grow up. A Christopher Wool painting hangs in the master bedroom (top), a Richard Prince above the guest bed (below). A marble-clad tub beneath historical stained glass.
at the home of Thierry Gillier and Cecilia Bönström, as they would be in any household with four children and two working parents. Yet breakfast – spilled milk and all – is served each day on a piece of furniture that collectors would pay through the nose for. This family is keeping it very real and so a table, even if it is by Charlotte Perriand, is first and foremost, just a table. “It’s my favorite piece in the whole house,” says Cecilia. “It’s beautiful and practical. In many ways it reminds me of a Swedish table. We like things to be very simple; volumes that are pure. We want to be able to place and replace paintings, move them around as we feel works. Sometimes they are hung from the walls but often they are simply on the floor. It’s not art as decoration but art as a way of life.” Gillier and Bönström are the founder and creative director, respectively, behind Zadig & Voltaire, the label that made cashmere cool and defiantly shoved rock chic into the face of the fashion establishment. Cecilia Bönström, a Swedish-born former model, had often driven past a particular building in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, admired the wisteria clinging to its façade, its irrepressible lifeforce persisting as it twisted its way around the window and through the balconies, and quietly wondered: who lives in this place? It once belonged to Baron Haussmann, the architect chosen by Napoleon III to modernize Paris, who used the 19th-century residence as his garçonnière, or bachelor’s quarters. “It was such a fantasy-like vision. And then,” she says, “twenty-four years after moving to Paris, the place became mine.” ornings are a bit hectic
It’s a sign of the times. Everything old is new again. A clear glass divider between the kitchen and main living areas brought light deep into the the interior and added a loft-like contrast. “Every element of the apartment was revisited – it’s like it was redone, top to bottom. It was a job that fell somewhere between restoration and creation.” The real challenge, however, was to turn the flat into a home for Gillier’s significant collection of contemporary art, which includes pieces by Cy Twombly, Dan Flavin, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Damien Hirst. “We did an enormous amount of work to ensure the lighting would be right,” Stanislas says. Her solution: a custom-designed miniature lamp slightly more than an inch long that is integrated into the ceiling so it’s virtually invisible. Thierry Gillier, who studied art at Bard College in the U.S., has over the years amassed a collection of very impressive pieces that occupy the home like old friends. “This apartment, for me, is a loft, made to accommodate modern works, but its ancient context assures the building will always be the master,” says Gillier. “The contents are in perpetual motion,” he adds, referring to the art works contained in what is in itself a noble piece of architecture.
e love clash and contrast,
the tension between feminine and masculine,” explains Cecilia Bönström, whose glamrock style and vision have been instrumental in the unique global success story of Zadig & Voltaire. “We want to dress a woman in a way that is sexy, but never vulgar. She is sexy in a masculine way,” Cecilia once said. “It’s important to stay cool and not go over to the girly side.” Her can’t-go-wrong-tip: Boyfriend shirt (a bit wrinkly) over a pair of tight jeans. When Bönström designs she has women like Kate Moss and Charlotte Gainsbourg in mind. In her collections she refers to style icons like Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, Mick Jagger or Jimi Hendrix. She also gets inspiration he five-bedroom apartment from people in the street, whom was remarkable not only for she observes sitting in Paris cafes. The result is a mix of silk and lace its expansiveness – “it’s not Cecilia Bönström defines the unique style of and cracked leather – eﬀortless sexeasy to find a place to live in ParZadig & Voltaire. Her favorite piece of furniture: a table is when you have four kids,” Cecilyness. And very French. “It’s a true by French designer Charlotte Perriand. ia says – but for the historical elway of life and it shows in our work. ements that remained, including a music salon with an ornately It’s subconscious. We have a ‘less is more’ attitude.” In their apartcoﬀered and frescoed ceiling featuring baroque-style angels named ment that means: not that much furniture, not that many things on after Mozart, Bach and Beethoven. “It was brown and black and the table. “We keep it pure. The art and the architecture speak for there were many more walls,” she recalls of their home pre-renovathemselves.” And they make the mix of contemporary art and family tion. “A lot of heavy, dark wood everywhere. And so we decided to life work. Their three-year-old has never painted on a piece of art, for example, and although there are soccer balls lying around the house, take most of it away.” The couple’s close collaborator was architect Isabelle Stanislas of the one has never actually gone through a canvas. Paris based firm So-An, who had previously collaborated with GilliWhile the family doesn’t sit around discussing the pros and cons of er on Zadig & Voltaire’s retail architecture around the globe. They a recent purchase in their spare moments, Cecilia maintains that its worked as an ensemble to create a family home that was resolutemere presence informs their private and professional lives. “I love livly contemporary while embracing its historical past. Although walls ing with art and with an art collector who has such a cool attitude and vision of contemporary art. It’s not a museum here, you know? Art were removed to favor light entering the space, great care was taken really should be part of your life.” And it really is omnipresent in this to “preserve and modernize” in Stanislas’s words, the existing wooden features, which in some cases were painted white, or in the case apartment, from the children’s bedrooms to the bathrooms. “Once you’ve lived with art, then you cannot live without it.” of the fresco, cleaned, “which lightened it considerably” she remarks.
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Dream home with fabulous views and a fascinating past: ‘Adorna Tierra’ in Marbella was once home to the superstar Prince.
The property, which Prince had altered for him and his wife Mayte, is set in a large garden bursting with subtropical foliage.
A House with an Eminent Past Prince
TEXT: Uta Abendroth
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An impressive double staircase leads from the entrance hallway to the first floor. The atmosphere: bright and inviting.
“He was like Mozart. An amazing musician. Really extraordinary.”
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“I call Spain home now. What I like most is that from 2 to 5, everything just shuts down. Everybody just chills (…).” PRINCE, IN AN INTERVIEW WITH LARRY KING IN 1999
The entrance hallway leads to the large salon, flanked by classical marble pillars. It opens out to a sensational terrace with a pool.
Prince and his wife Mayte chose marble floors in various different colours, ornamental cornicework and sumptuous curtains for their prestigious Costa del Sol home. The musician’s “symbols” may be gone, but the overall look of their design remains to this day.
arbella – the most elegant resort on in the appointment of the villa, altering it precisely to suit him and his wife. Between 1993 and 2000, Prince relinquished his artist name the Costa del Sol. Where the winters due to diﬀerences with Warner Bros., his record label at the time, asare mild, and the summers pleasantly warm. Ever since Alfonso Prince suming a symbol as a pseudonym instead of a pronounceable name. von Hohenlohe opened the legendThis symbol, united with a large “M” for Mayte, featured in the garary “Marbella Club” hotel back in the den above the pool and in various other places on the rear façade of 1950s, the former quaint Spanish fishthe property. It also adorned upholstery covers, porcelain and glass ing village has been firmly on the map doors throughout the interiors. The architectural design of “Adorna Tierra” is dictated by symmetry. The central section of the buildas a favourite meeting point of the international jet set. Aristoteles Onassis, ing, which forms the entrance, spans two levels. From here, two side Guy de Rothschild, Gianni Agnelli, Gunther Sachs, Sean Connery, wings to the right and left recede back slightly. Cypresses and palms Edward Kennedy, and Saudi King Fahd – the list of esteemed resiframe the property to beautiful eﬀect. It is wonderfully peaceful up dents goes on and on. For a time, Prince – the Mozart of pop – was here, and the Mediterranean is always in view. he entrance hallway in the lofty middle part of the villa is domalso part of this illustrious circle. The actual home of the seven-time Grammy Award winner was the inated by a double-breasted staircase reminiscent of Scarlett American Mid-West, in Paisley Park near Minneapolis, where it is O’Hara in “Gone with the Wind”. This opulence is reflected all bitterly cold for many months of the year. In 1998, Prince then through the rest of the residence. The elegant dining room, the sabought a property in the lon and breakfast room, hills west of Marbella, a which are connected via double doors, each aﬀord late wedding present for his wife Mayte García. niches and fireplaces with white pillars or marThey had met in 1990 ble balustrades, while the at a concert in Frankfurt and Prince, as he large latticed windows all look out over the lightlater told Oprah Winfrey, knew straight away ly sloping subtropical that he was looking at garden. Two bedrooms his future wife. A dancwith en suite bathrooms er from Puerto Rico, 15 can also be found on the years his junior, Mayte ground floor, along with a large, contemporary performed in the years kitchen featuring highto follow as a backing singer in Prince’s band. gloss red and white cabThey married on Valinetry. The upper floor entine’s Day in 1996. In plays host to two additionMayte’s eyes, the salmal bedrooms with marble on-coloured house with bathrooms complete with sea views was a place to bathtubs sunken into the leave showbusiness befloor, as well as private Prince and Mayte García met in 1990. In the years that followed, Mayte hind and simply slow terraces with views that performed as a backing singer and dancer with the US superstar’s band. In 1998, down from the hecare quite simply breathas a wedding gift, Prince gave her the Villa “Adorna Tierra” in El Paraíso. tic schedules on tour. taking. A genuine high“Adorna Tierra” is ideally suited to this endeavour. It is located in light too is the vast and sumptuous master bedroom suite, which is set the highly exclusive community of El Paraíso, some ten minutes over two separate levels and spans a total of almost 50 square metres. west of Marbella. A long, private driveway ensures the highest posThanks to the large windows, high ceilings and white, grey and sible level of privacy. The property itself spans some 890 square mecrème hues of marble, the entire house exudes a bright and welcomtres inside with 13 rooms, as well as a terrace of approx. 240 square ing ambience. Black marble, as featured for instance in one of the bathmetres in size, three garages and beautiful grounds spanning alrooms, creates interesting contrasts. The main terrace leads from the most 6,000 square metres. villa to the pool and garden, which also has a tennis court installed. rince was never one of those stars who would parade their Inside the property there is also a home gym, as well as a separate, private life in public and invite the press into their inner sancself-contained apartment and a security room. tum. Asked at a press conference in Marbella whether it was The area, El Paraíso, is around 45 minutes from the airports in true he has bought a property in the area, he ducked the question: Málaga and Gibraltar. It is dominated by luxurious homes nestled “The world is my home. I am happy wherever I am.” Perhaps the snugly in the hills. Life here plays out by the poolside, on the beach greatest surprise of all is the fact that the villa has nothing of Prince’s or on the 18-hole golf course designed by Gary Player. Prince adored trademark glitz and glamour. It is a Mediterranean house designed this Spanish idyll, which he used to enjoy exploring with Mayte in his pink-coloured BMW. For him the villa was inseparably linked with in an Andalusian style with baroque influences. The versatile artist his wife, to whom he dedicated one of his most romantic songs: “The is said to have been very taken with the mentality of the local people Most Beautiful Girl in the World”. in the south of Spain and their way of life. He also had an own hand
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SPAIN, MARBELLA PRICE EUR 5.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 890 m2 LAND APPROX. 5,885 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 13 E&V ID W-01W40B CONTACT MARBELLA WEST (ES) OPTIMUM COSTA DEL SOL, S.L. – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 952 88 38 71 E-MAIL MARBELLAWEST@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Oceana Bal Harbour Private Oceanfront Paradise
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hat was once the famous Bal Harbour Club will become the spectacular all-new Oceana Bal Harbour – a private condominium paradise defined by complete flow-through residences and unobstructed views of South Florida beaches, the Atlantic Ocean, and Biscayne Bay. Breathtaking floor-to-ceiling windows and extra-deep balconies frame a world of natural perfection. The residence is located some 20 minutes
from Miami, near to international airports, marinas, and the worldfamous Bal Harbour shops. Resident amenities include a large relaxation pool, an Olympic-style lap pool, two oceanfront Jacuzzis, a poolside full restaurant with an outdoor café, a fitness centre, spa, tennis courts, movie theatre, and library. Completion of this gorgeous, brand new ground-up development is expected approximately Q4 2016 – Q1 2017.
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 8.85 MILL. NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID E-0019JY CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS MIAMI (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC IRVING PADRON & NOEL BERK TEL. +1 305 458 8565 E-MAIL NOEL.BERK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Casa Toro â€“ Strong & Pure Elegance
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ort d’Andratx in southwest Majorca has a reputation for being one of the most prestigious locations on the whole of the island. A wonderful ambience fills the air here in the village, which has lost nothing of its historic charm. Casa Toro occupies a prime position that enjoys ample sunshine throughout the day and breathtaking sunsets. It combines the finest German construction quality with traditional Majorcan architecture, and skilfully juxtaposes rustic appeal with all those elements that define a luxurious lifestyle. The vast rooms inside the property fulfil the highest standards of living comfort and exceed the most sophisticated expectations. The interior furnishings and contemporary art featured in this home are all the work of reputable artists and designers. Just some of the absolute highlights include utter privacy, a cinema, spa and fitness area, patio, and pool complete with water cascade.
SPAIN, MAJORCA PRICE EUR 7.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 900 m² LAND APPROX. 1,002 m² E&V ID W-025QZ9 CONTACT ANDRATX (ES)
ENGEL MALLORCA INVEST, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 67 47 80 E-MAIL ANDRATX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Dream Home with Outdoor Pool in La Massana
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very detail in this home makes it quite unique indeed. The ground floor boasts a garage for up to seven vehicles, a space that could be used as a gym, cellar or lounge, a laundry and bathroom. The main floor hosts a superb kitchen, and a living and dining area with a fireplace, opening to a garden with a splendid pool. Just some of the top-quality materials include oak parquet flooring, Arclinea kitchen cabinetry and
Gaggenau appliances. The entire space benefits from unique views and natural light. The second floor features two double rooms, a bathroom and a suite with a dressing room, bathroom and terrace. A true jewel awaits on the top floor: the master bedroom with a lounge and fireplace, opening to a sunny terrace. The ideal home for those striving for architectural beauty, uncompromised serenity and technological innovation.
ANDORRA, LA MASSANA PRICE EUR 2.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 553 m² LAND APPROX. 400 m² E&V ID W-024RBF CONTACT ANDORRA (AD) KAMPFRAAT REAL ESTATE, SLU – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +376 88 66 88 E-MAIL ANDORRA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Arlesheim Prestigious Estate Near Basel
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his distinguished property is located in the municipality of Arlesheim, only approximately 10 minutes from the city of Basel. The municipality has the most attractive residential addresses with the most favourable tax rates in the entire canton of ‘Basel-Landschaft’. The exclusive house is set in a southeast-facing position on a park-like plot, and is especially noteworthy for its blend of spaciousness, French
charm and elegance. Inside, the residence impresses with magnificent interiors featuring approx. 3 m ceilings, along with splendid stone and parquet flooring throughout. The grounds are blessed with a beautiful abundance of mature trees, various seating areas and ample privacy, despite its central location at the heart of the village. A private tennis court and a separate garage round oﬀ this exceptional dwelling.
SWITZERLAND, BASEL REGION PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m² LAND APPROX. 3,769 m² E&V ID W-024WA4 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
Country-style Villa in Marvellous Setting in Kastanienbaum
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he upmarket neighbourhood of Kastanienbaum lies in the southern part of the Horw peninsula, which is known for its idyllic scenery surrounded by the lake and the impressive mountains beyond. This delightful home is located at one of the most privileged and desirable residential addresses in the entire region, enclosed by other prestigious properties. Set at the end of a private access road, the large and peaceful
plot also aﬀords uncompromised privacy and a breathtaking panorama of Lake Lucerne and the surrounding Alps. Built in 1941, the grand villa has been refurbished on an ongoing basis, with loving attention to detail. The unique charm of the residence itself is complemented by the lovingly landscaped garden, which features beautiful flora and fauna and various snug seating corners ideal for relaxing outdoors.
SWITZERLAND, LUCERNE PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 166 m² LAND APPROX. 2,305 m² E&V ID W-022PGGV CONTACT LUZERN (CH) EV LUZERN PROPERTIES AG – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 41 410 66 91 E-MAIL LUZERN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Grandeur on the Banks of Lake Zurich
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et within park-like grounds, this magnificent property presides over a unique, private lake frontage of some 85 metres, complete with a private boathouse/bathhouse and jetty. Less than 10 minutes from the centre of Zurich, this residence aﬀords spectacular views over the city, the waters of Lake Zurich, the Gold Coast on the opposite shore, and the Alpine foothills. Painstakingly restored, the mansion is a glistening example of classic bourgeois living, thanks not least to its modernist architectural influences. The light-flooded salons with their antique parquet and stucco ceilings evoke an ardent sense of grandeur, as do the glazed veranda and the spacious kitchen with an adjoining pantry. Home life can be led here on five storeys in the utmost comfort and sophistication – enhanced at all times by the magical waterfront views.
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 800 m² LAND APPROX. 2,300 m² E&V ID W-022OF9 CONTACT ZÜRICH PARADEPLATZ (CH)
ZÜRICH URBAN LIVING AG – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 43 888 11 22 E-MAIL ZUERICHPARADEPLATZ@ ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Exclusive Residence in Private Setting
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et in a truly idyllic haven, this villa brings contrasting styles and lavish details together to spectacular eﬀect. The backdrop to this property almost seems too amazing to be true: with lush vegetation, hidden corners and uncompromised privacy just a few steps from the city centre of Monza. In the midst of all this fantastic scenery, enclosed by gardens spanning almost 3 ha, a dwelling can be found that prom-
ises an absolutely extraordinary quality of life. This urban residence, developed within the former royal stables, simply oozes style: with classic interior furnishings dominated by the warmth of fine woods, and rooms oﬀering ample space for hosting guests or family, exquisite marble floorings, terraces, a communal swimming pool and a tennis court. The villa also comes with a security service.
ITALY, MONZA PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 330 m² LAND APPROX. 3 ha E&V ID W-020JYN CONTACT MONZA BRIANZA (IT) TEODOLINDA S.R.L. – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 039 232 62 13 E-MAIL MONZA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Laveno Premium Real Estate â€“ Sustainable Luxury by the Lakeside
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he impressive new complex ‘Laveno Premium Real Estate’ is situated in the natural Bay of Laveno, directly on the eastern shores of Lake Maggiore. The residence comprises five zones, all of which enjoy sensational lake views. They include penthouses, lofts and attic apartments, with floor plans ranging from approx. 60 to 350 m² in size. All the buildings have been constructed to the highest quality specification, and meet top standards in terms of environmental sustainability and energy eﬃciency. The luxurious appeal of these homes is enhanced still further by privileged access to the exclusive four-star ‘Hotel de Charme’, which oﬀers residents and guests all manner of amenities including a lounge bar, spa and stunning infinity pool. The fine combination of architectural design, comfort and luxury culminates in a unique ambience and lifestyle in one of Italy’s most beautiful regions.
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 363,000 – 1.78 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 60 – 350 m² NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-01L13V CONTACT LAGO MAGGIORE (IT)
ELLETRE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0332 181 18 18 E-MAIL LAGOMAGGIORE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Beautiful Timeless Mansion Set in Sprawling Grounds
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his splendid contemporary home was designed by the acclaimed architect Henk Vos in 2005. It aﬀords seven bedrooms and five bathrooms in total, while every room has been finished using the very finest quality materials. The property also benefits from a service entrance with access to a luxurious and spacious apartment with four rooms. Relaxation is a way of life here, thanks to the sensational indoor swimming pool, complete with a hammam, a large sauna, shower, plunge pool and relaxation area. The house is set in a beautiful south-facing garden with a unique abundance of trees, forming an exclusive frame that is enhanced still further by a floodlit clay tennis court. Motoring enthusiasts will also be in their element here, with a garage for three cars and an underground garage able to accommodate up to five cars. The location of this home is equally desirable, close to schools, shops and major roads.
BELGIUM, ANTWERPEN-NOORD PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 1,700 m² LAND APPROX. 28,000 m² E&V ID W-024202 CONTACT BRASSCHAAT (BE) EV ANTWERPEN NOORD BVBA – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +32 3 66 60 090 E-MAIL BRASSCHAAT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Hamburg The Pinnau Villa
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his magnificent property with fantastic views of the River Elbe is situated in listed parkland grounds close to the centre of the upmarket Blankenese district. The acclaimed Hamburg architect Cäsar Pinnau originally designed this octagonal mansion as his own private residence. Comprehensive modernisation and conversion work, along with meticulous extension, was carried out between 2011 and 2014. In addition to
the unique Elbe panorama, this out-of-this-world property also boasts a perfect design and the very latest furnishings. Two side wings were added to the main building during refurbishment, connected via cuboid structures made from steel and glass. The transparent design of these luminous structures is a deliberate nod to modernism, whilst letting the original octagonal design of the main house shine through.
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 324 m² LAND APPROX. 8,375 m² E&V ID W-0252VA CONTACT BLANKENESE (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 866 06 50 E-MAIL BLANKENESE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Luxurious Living in the ‘Stadtquartier Südlich Marien’
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his exclusive residential complex epitomises individual and elegant living at a premium address in Papenburg. It is set over a total of 24 building plots featuring single-storey, dual-level and three-level designs. While construction work is about to begin on four prestigious townhouses, only a limited number of plots are still available. They are built to a sustainable energy-eﬃcient specification, including a ‘KFW-40 Plus’
categorisation subsidised with a EUR 15,000 repayment bonus and for every EUR 100,000 of funding from 0.75 % per living unit. The interiors of the townhouses with two and three levels span between approx. 41 and 144 m². A perfectly conceived interior layout, premium brands including Villeroy & Boch, Raﬀstore systems, superior parquet floors and barrierfree living are just several of the many appealing highlights on oﬀer here.
GERMANY, PAPENBURG PRICE ON REQUEST NO. OF ROOMS 1 – 3 NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 – 2 E&V ID D-0004B1 CONTACT PAPENBURG (DE) SÜDLICHE EMSLAND IMMOBILIEN GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4961 943 43 88 E-MAIL PAPENBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
‘Adalbert-Stifter 8’ – Exclusive Modern Apartments
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hese apartments are particularly impressive for the high quality of materials used throughout, as well as for the omnipresent sense of greenery brought about thanks to the large windows, which are floor-length in some places. ‘Adalbert-Stifter 8’ is set in peaceful residential surroundings with an excellent reputation, and fulfils the most discerning requirements in terms of contemporary comforts. It presides over notable appointment
details such as the energy standard EnEV 2016, superior grounds, room heights of 2.7 metres, electric shutters, underground parking spaces, large terraces, parts of which are covered, and a video intercom system. All apartments and the building entrance are barrier-free. Other amenities include an elevator, real wood parquet, underfloor heating, fittings for an open gas fireplace, luxury bathroom fittings, and much more besides.
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE EUR 349,000 – 869,000 NO. OF ROOMS 2 – 4 NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 – 3 E&V ID W-023YSP CONTACT HANAU (DE) SVEN STÜTZEL REAL ESTATE – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 6181 42 82 90 E-MAIL HANAU@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Rimsting on Chiemsee Historic Estate with Fabulous Views
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his splendid residence is situated in a raised position with uniquely privileged views over Lake Chiemsee and the Alpine foothills. In addition to uncompromised privacy, it also just a few steps from the house to the private lakefront with its own boathouse. Sprawling terraces, an outdoor pool, tennis court, greenhouse, natural pond and glorious summer kitchen can also all be enjoyed. The living rooms form the heart of the main res-
idence, with antique tiled stoves, fireplaces, intricate wood carpentry and beautiful vaulted ceilings. The upper levels preside over a master suite and four bedrooms with bathrooms. The lower ground floor comprises a guest room and bathroom, an apartment for domestic staﬀ, a security safe, and utility rooms. The western pavilion has all the equipment installed for a home cinema, while the eastern pavilion is used as a guest wing and oﬃce.
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 608 m² LAND APPROX. 31,320 m² E&V ID W-0250Z1 CONTACT CHIEMSEE (DE) FIRMA JÖRG KALLER – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 8051 96 74 60 E-MAIL CHIEMSEE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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Sophisticated Country Home in Fairfield Estates
his superb country home is beautifully finished throughout, with a floor plan that suits anyone from young families to ‘empty nesters’. The elegantly understated exterior builds to impress as one walks through to spectacular windows and views. Interiors include a great room with oak beams, reclaimed elm floors, and a stone fireplace opening to a chef’s kitchen. The main floor features a master suite with
CANADA, ONTARIO PRICE CAD 3.68 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,473 ft² LAND APPROX. 2.1 acres E&V ID CA-0020UN CONTACT YORK (CA) 2018218 ONTARIO LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. KIM NICHOLS & KHALEN MEREDITH TEL. +1 905 833 3008 E-MAIL KIM.NICHOLS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a fireplace, while the second floor has two bedrooms. A lower level hosts a home theatre, recreation room and private wing with two bedrooms. There is also an indoor pool and spa. The terrace overlooks gardens inspired by Highgrove. This two-acre property is located in rolling countryside just 30 minutes north of Toronto and close to private schools, golf courses, equestrian farms and Toronto’s International Airport.
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The Epitome of Oceanfront Excellence
CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE CAD 7.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,465 ft² LAND APPROX. 1.59 acres E&V ID CA-0020VE CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS VANCOUVER ISLAND (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. SCOTT PIERCY & JAMES LEBLANC TEL. +1 250 686 7789 E-MAIL SCOTT.PIERCY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM & JAMES.LEBLANC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
he only barrier between this architecturally crafted home and the 1,350 ft of waterfront are the large framing windows throughout, which make the natural surroundings an integral part of the interior. The property features an advanced harmonious passive solar, self-regulation system for heating and cooling. An interior pond serves as a natural evaporation cooling system. The master suite oﬀers a five-piece
en suite, oﬃce space and gym. There are two additional bedrooms, and a separate suite for a caretaker or guests with a private kitchen. Both the property and location are serene, on the southeast tip of Vancouver Island, just 10 minutes from the heart of Victoria. Spanning approx. 1.59 acres oﬀ the coveted ‘Ten Mile Point Ecological Reserve’, there are three beautiful beaches closeby, two of which are private to the property.
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Rancho Santa Fe Rare Contemporary Estate
his is one of the few single-level contemporary estates in the Covenant, an exclusive residential community in Santa Fe. It features a double master suite with his and her bathrooms, four fireplaces, and an open plan family, kitchen, and dining area. The residence is perfect for entertaining and enjoying indoor/outdoor living. There is extensive use of sandblasted glass, walnut cabinetry and finished concrete flooring.
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 3.888 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 7,400 ft² LAND APPROX. 87,120 ft² E&V ID E-0022HD CONTACT RANCHO SANTA FE (US) EV RANCH AND COAST, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. STEVE LEGGITT TEL. +1 858 775 7653 E-MAIL STEVE.LEGGITT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Amenities include a two-bedroom guesthouse with parking and carport covering. The oversized garage is ideal for a car collector, accommodating four full-sized vehicles plus a golf cart. Rancho Santa Fe Village, schools and the Polo and Golf Club are closeby, while horse trails are found just behind the property. The spacious backyard faces northwest with beautiful parkland where a large pool and sunsets can be enjoyed.
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Rancho Santa Fe The Ultimate in Luxury Lifestyle
masterpiece like no other, this estate simply does not cease to fascinate those who encounter it. The private and sprawling plot is a paradise for both nature and horse lovers. It is above all the interior appointment that forms such a constant source of wonder and amazement. The luxurious standard reflects a loving attention to detail, with a host of exclusive extras including custom wall and ceiling treatments,
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 9.999 – 11.9 MILL. (VALUE RANGE) INTERIOR APPROX. 16,000 ft² LAND APPROX. 4.9 acres E&V ID E-0023QH CONTACT SAN DIEGO RANCH COAST (US) EV RANCH AND COAST, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. JENNIFER BIANCHI TEL. +1 760 271 9747 E-MAIL JENNIFER.BIANCHI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
elegant lighting, the finest stone and marble floors, and hand-made crystal chandeliers. In addition to an impressive entrance and welcoming salon, the main residence has a gourmet kitchen, library, oﬃce and gym. Other highlights, including a superb landscaped garden, pool, spa, tennis court and delightful views over the hillside panorama, make this one of the most prestigious places to live in the world.
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Newport Beach The Fletcher Jones Estate
stunning study in Spanish styling, this estate property features an outstanding architectural design and interior finishes. It exudes a regal presence and warmth that is ideal for hosting intimate family gatherings, yet spacious enough to accommodate large catered aﬀairs. Situated inside the highly desirable community of One Ford Road on the only cul-de-sac of custom-built properties, this exquisite home occupies
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 8.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,206 ft² LAND APPROX. 17,424 ft² E&V ID E-0022LT CONTACT NEWPORT BEACH (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. KAREN SANTANIELLO TEL. +1 949 705 7373 E-MAIL KAREN.SANTANIELLO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a large corner lot that highlights the architectural vistas of the residence. It is superbly positioned to take advantage of the vast entertainment resources in the area, from the world-class beaches to haute couture shopping, championship golf, and gourmet dining. Truly a home for all seasons and for people with discriminating taste, it provides everything required to enjoy the sophisticated lifestyle of Newport Beach to the full.
Luxury Condominium with Spectacular City Views
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his luxurious residence, the Veer Towers, was built in 2010 and oﬀers the most breathtaking views overlooking the high energy of the Las Vegas cityscape. With eﬀortless style, the two 37-storey highrise condominium towers are built at opposing five-degree angles. They provide an exquisite living experience located in the very heart of the city, at Las Vegas’ prime address for dining, gaming, shopping
USA, NEVADA PRICE USD 999,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 1,395 ft² NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID E-0024O7 CONTACT LAS VEGAS (US) LUXURY INTERNATIONAL, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. DESIREE DECOSTA TEL. +1 702 588 7500 E-MAIL DESIREE.DECOSTA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and entertainment. The condominiums are adorned in contemporary European design. Solid-surface countertops, stainless steel sinks and energy-eﬃcient appliances encompass just some of the exclusive interior finishes. Relaxation and grandeur are a way of life here thanks to splendid amenities such as rooftop infinity-edge pools, fitness centres with panoramic views and rooftop patios for entertaining.
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USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 17.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 12,167 ft² LAND APPROX. 30.1 acres E&V ID E-0023HO CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS ASPEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. CAROL DOPKIN & ERIK BERG TEL. +1 970 618 0187 & +1 970 379 6353 E-MAIL CAROL.DOPKIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM & ERIK.BERG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his spectacular private ranch simply has to be experienced to be believed. The stresses of everyday life disappear here on approx. 30 acres of private equestrian estate boasting expansive and breathtaking Rocky Mountain views that cannot be obstructed. It is situated in a secured community only 12 minutes from downtown Aspen, Colorado, with world-class culture, dining, shopping, events and skiing all on
the doorstep. At the same time, this unique property oﬀers endless wilderness trails for hiking, riding and biking. Straddled between wide open space and neighbouring billionaires with large parcels, privacy is in great abundance here. Benefitting from a classic interior by renowned interior designer Robert Couturier, this home is timeless with a floor plan that lends itself to both intimate and grand occasions.
Incredible Renaissance Home
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his architectural masterpiece is unique in Aspen, and quite possibly in the world. Crafted over three years, every detail in this home is a work of art and every room has a fascinating story to tell. The famous AD-rated architect Horatio Ravazzani placed an approx. 3,250 ft² glass pyramid at the centre of the property, which bisects an approx. 245 ft long ‘interior street’ oﬀering a journey in time and aesthetic splendour,
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 19.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 14,119 ft² LAND APPROX. 15.14 acres E&V ID E-0024PI CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS ASPEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. ERIK BERG TEL. +1 970 379 6353 E-MAIL ERIK.BERG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
as well as serving as a passageway. The living areas are a testament to the visions and harmonious sensibilities of interior designer Steven Sills. French artist André Dubreuil masterfully designed the dining room as the aesthetic centrepiece. The art of living extends to the outdoors too, with a breathtaking hilltop setting spread over an approx. 15-acre forest with streams and waterfalls that impart a sense of discovery and wonder.
Legacy Property Close to Vail
very so often a piece of land comes to the market that epitomises the western living dream. Now is one of those times. This approx. 40-acre parcel with water rights sits at the top of Lake Creek Valley and is nestled under the Sawatch Range with beautiful views of the mountain peaks. Lake Creek meanders through the site and filters into natural beaver ponds. There are numerous locations on the property to build
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 4.5 MILL. LAND APPROX. 40 acres E&V ID E-0022TP CONTACT VAIL (US) LAUTENBERG RUDRUD, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. STEVE STAVISKY TEL. +1 970 390 9203 E-MAIL STEVE.STAVISKY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
an estate home and ample space for guest cottages, barns and corrals. The site also presides over open meadows, lush aspen groves and fir trees, and is only 35 minutes to some of the best skiing in the world at Vail Mountain. Bordered on two sides by National Forest land and wilderness, the owners can enjoy unlimited access to hiking, hunting, and oﬀ-trail motor sports in this spectacular outdoor paradise.
Vail Village Location, Luxury & Lifestyle
USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 7.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,839 ft² NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID E-0023RZ CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS VAIL (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. TERI LESTER & JOANNA KERWIN TEL. +1 970 477 5300 E-MAIL TERI.LESTER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM & JOANNA.KERWIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
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ne Willow Bridge Road in Vail oﬀers European craftsmanship and design, an excellent concierge service and 24-hour security. The penthouse has four bedrooms with balconies oﬀ every bedroom aﬀording views of Vail mountain, Gore Creek and the village. The unique floor plan features two master suites, vaulted ceilings and marble baths. Access is directly into the penthouse from the elevator oﬀ the private
lobby or heated garage. Residents can enjoy the infinity pool or hot tubs on the creek, as well as of the Sonnenalp Hotel Spa, Pool and Golf Club, including its excellent room service. No other condominium in Vail can compare to the iconic tower of the penthouse, located just steps to skiing, spas, restaurants, shops and entertainment. This jewel of a home is one of only 10 full ownerships at this prestigious address.
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Stunning Mediterranean-Style Estate
his exclusive Vaquero estate is situated on over an acre, which backs directly on to the greenbelt, providing for ample privacy. The masterfully designed architecture ensures both functionality and comfort. Superb finishes, energy eﬃciency and state-of-the-art comforts abound here. Nearly 10,000 ft² of living space aﬀords five perfectly planned bedrooms, plus a nursery, a luxurious master suite with sitting
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,869 ft² LAND APPROX. 1.16 acres E&V ID E-0022Q1 CONTACT DALLAS (US) RFT ENTERPRISES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. ROXANN TAYLOR TEL. +1 817 312 7100 E-MAIL ROXANN.TAYLOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
areas, dual master closets and dressing areas, downstairs media and a wine room to exceed the expectations of any connoisseur. A saltwater pool with a swim-up bar, a rear loggia with waterfall, dual fire pits and three diﬀerent outdoor living areas rival even the most exclusive resorts. Discerning buyers cannot fail to appreciate the quality of the design, the detailed finishes and the beautiful, private backyard oasis.
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Iconic Gulf Coast Home on National Historic Registry
his historic home dates back to 1850 and oﬀers sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico. The main residence features mirroring curved flights of stairs that lead to a second level porch. A circular staircase welcomes visitors in the foyer and is highlighted by marble floors and a custom chandelier. The estate has been lovingly restored by the current owner’s family and the attention to detail is evident throughout each
USA, MISSISSIPPI PRICE USD 3.8 MILL. E&V ID E-0024DK INTERIOR APPROX. 5,144 ft² LAND APPROX. 8 acres CONTACT NEW ORLEANS METAIRIE (US) DELERY COMARDA REALTORS, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. TEL. +1 504 875 3555 E-MAIL NEWORLEANS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and every room. The mouldings, finishes and hardwood floors remain truly authentic to the grace and elegance associated with 1850s Southern American architecture. Nearly 8 acres of manicured grounds play host to a separate guesthouse, majestic oaks and stately magnolias that hark back to a bygone era of grand living. This iconic Gulf Coast residence is on the U.S. National Historic Registry.
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Private & Peaceful in the Marshes of Meadow Woods
riving up to Lindsey Lane, the way the meticulous landscaping blends in with the surrounding nature is striking indeed. A double-height foyer with sprawling Brazilian cherry hardwood floors forms a magnificent entrance. The formal dining room looks directly into the great room’s soaring two-storey windows, which invite pond views inside. From here, the views allow for the enjoyment of watching
USA, MINNESOTA PRICE USD 1.33 MILL. E&V ID E-0024LE INTERIOR APPROX. 6,525 ft² LAND APPROX. 0.35 acre CONTACT MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN (US) MINNEAPOLIS LUXURY REAL ESTATE CORP. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. GEOFFREY BRAY TEL. +1 952 356 5977 E-MAIL GEOFFREY.BRAY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
goslings and ducklings learn to swim, the calm of the water and the energetic wetlands all around as the sun sets on an evening. High-end appliances, an executive oﬃce and bright sunroom can all be found on the main level. The upper floor is relaxing, while the lower level was designed for fun and entertainment with a family room and wet bar. Every detail has been thought of in this luxury two-storey residence.
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Exquisite Residence in Morningside
orningside at its very best describes this magnificent family home. Now for sale due to an out-of-state move, the new owner can look forward to three pristine levels finished in the finest quality materials and ready for immediate occupancy. The central entrance hallway opens to a large dining room and an outstanding kitchen and great room combination complete with a breakfast room and kitchen island. This area
USA, GEORGIA PRICE USD 2.195 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,500 ft² LAND APPROX. 16,681 ft² E&V ID E-0023QQ CONTACT INTOWN ATLANTA (US) FOURTEEN WEST REALTY, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. SCOTT ASKEW TEL. +1 404 874 6357 E-MAIL SCOTT.ASKEW@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
opens in turn to a large rear covered patio with a lovely fireplace and various surrounding seating areas. The first floor comprises a total of five bedrooms, each with their own private en suite bathroom. Meanwhile, the terrace level includes a game room, a media and/or play room, a wet bar, a sixth bedroom suite and an amazing outdoor oasis featuring a water pebble pool, an outdoor kitchen and a children’s play area.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006
Architectural Work of Art
his stunning, French-style country home is situated in the heart of everything the vibrant city of Charlotte has to oﬀer, in the sought-after neighbourhood of Highgate. The exquisite property boasts a unique fountain courtyard, a coﬀered ceiling in the grand salon and a terrace complete with a stone fireplace. The blend of old and new world complements a well-appointed lifestyle, all of which evokes an
USA, NORTH CAROLINA PRICE USD 1.195 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,231 ft² LAND APPROX. 0.59 acre E&V ID E-0023HB CONTACT SOUTH CHARLOTTE (US) CAROLINAS METRO REALTY, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. LUDA VAYNSHTEYN TEL. +1 704 500 2266 E-MAIL LUDA.VAYNSHTEYN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
aura of unrivalled charm and contemporary luxury. Endless amenities grace this home with finishes that are unparalleled, including the newly updated owner’s suite, a custom study with built-in desk and shelving, a pool house and Niles surround sound system. The grounds have been meticulously maintained to enhance the beauty of the grand outdoor entertaining areas, Blue Haven saltwater pool, hot tub and gazebo.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Exquisite Country Estate
he blend of exquisite equestrian-style European flair mixed with an upscale picturesque wedding venue culminates in an unparalleled lifestyle here. The spacious property features true castle-quality construction and an open floor plan. It is exceptionally finished, from the walnut hardwood floors to the Habersham kitchen. Luxury, comfort, elegance and many unique architectural details complement a retreat
USA, NORTH CAROLINA PRICE USD 2.999 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 9,437 ft² LAND APPROX. 29.20 acres E&V ID E-0024N6 CONTACT SOUTH CHARLOTTE (US) CAROLINAS METRO REALTY, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. JACK SLUITER TEL. +1 704 500 2266 E-MAIL JACK.SLUITER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
unlike any other estate in the entire region. The grounds, spanning approx. 29 acres, have been meticulously groomed to add still further to the magnificence of the outdoor entertaining areas, saltwater pool and lake. This castle estate is currently being used as both a residence and a wedding venue, with bookings into 2017. Guests from around the world can make a reservation for a fairytale dream wedding here.
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 1.649 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,641 ft² NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID E-00238M CONTACT OLDE NAPLES (US) SWF PREMIUM REAL ESTATE, LLC
Castle in the Sky
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC ALBERTO QUICENO TEL. +1 239 595 7009 E-MAIL ALBERTO.QUICENO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
enthouse 103 truly defines a ‘castle in the sky’. With stunning and unique panoramic views of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico from all living areas, this space is quite simply breathtaking. Esperia at Bonita Bay epitomises the coveted lifestyle of modernised waterfront living at its finest. Upon entry to this fabulous home, residents and visitors alike are immediately drawn towards prisms of blues and greens as far
as the eye can see. This professionally-decorated dwelling has multiple upgrades including stunning French pattern marble in the living areas and both lanais, crystal chandeliers in the living room and foyer, natural-toned granite counters and glass backsplash, Murano pendants in the dining room, an Alabaster chandelier in the master bathroom, and a wardrobe adorned with a cascading crystal chandelier.
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 9.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,254 ft² LAND APPROX. 15 acres E&V ID E-0024U4 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS WELLINGTON (US)
Private Equestrian Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC MATT JOHNSON & CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 313 4367 E-MAIL MATT.JOHNSON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his stunning equestrian estate is located in a private gated enclave called Las Palmas in Palm Beach. Designed with an eye for detail and tranquillity, it aﬀords a main residence with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, a manager’s home with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, and two additional staﬀ apartments comprising another four bedrooms in total. The equestrian amenities oﬀered include an immaculate
12-stall centre aisle stable, riding arena with state-of-the-art footing, a grass grand prix field and large grass turnout paddocks with ample space for a covered riding arena. The infinity pool and yoga studio, along with the flow of this home, create zen quality that is unparalleled in the area. The estate can be purchased either for USD 8.5 million for approx. 10 acres, or for USD 9.7 million for approx. 15 acres of land.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1780
The Best of Everything
beautiful, seamless blend of modern living with a touch of historic elegance gives this expanded residence the best of both worlds. Day-to-day suburban living is spent here in a wonderful chef’s kitchen, family and play rooms, as well as formal and informal studies. Two porches rest oﬀ the back of the house with views of two quintessential New England barns bordering conservation land and active trails. Spec-
USA, MASSACHUSETTS PRICE USD 2.325 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,343 ft² LAND APPROX. 2 acres E&V ID E-0023HE CONTACT CONCORD (US) MENDOSA-BALBONI, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. MENDOSA BALBONI TEAM TEL. +1 978 505 5558 E-MAIL MENDOSABALBONI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
tacular dinners can be enjoyed in a large formal dining room featuring generous seating and warmed by the original ‘kitchen fireplace’ of this part of the house, which was constructed in 1793. This home is also well situated to reach a half dozen of Massachusetts’ finest private middle and prep schools including the prestigious Middlesex School whose spectacular campus and activities are just a short distance away.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1899
New York Gilded Age Mansion
n astounding vestige of gilded age opulence, this approx. 11,000 ft² French Renaissance Revival mansion is unique in the landscape of New York. Behind its intricate Gothic façade, complete with gargoyles and scallop shells, is a palatial home with 18 rooms, four terraces, six bedrooms, 8.5 baths, nine gas-lit fireplaces, a spa area with gym, sauna and pool, and an elevator. Perched regally on Riverside Drive, it
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 19.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 11,000 ft² NO. OF BEDROOMS 6 E&V ID E-001A6H CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC HOWARD MORREL & DANIEL JOORY TEL. +1 917 773 7668 E-MAIL DANIEL.JOORY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
overlooks Riverside Park and the Hudson River beyond. This magnificent townhouse, completed in 1899, is considered one of the crowning achievements of society architect C.P.H. Gilbert. The luxuriant interiors feature mahogany floors and panelling, coﬀered ceilings, custom marble fireplaces and crystal chandeliers. Every clear evening, the front bay windows capture a beautiful western sunset.
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his unique, luxurious turn-key residence comprises approximately 10,500 ft² of contiguous living space on three levels. Conceived as an elegant, contemporary residence, the space is the careful and clever combination of six units in one of New York’s finest full-service apartment houses. The residence is flawless, and features a selection of the finest natural and rare materials, and a cutting-edge technology
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 40 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 10,500 ft² NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID E-0019MX CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC ELIZABETH MERCEDES BERK TEL. +1 917 371 0075 E-MAIL ELIZABETH.MERCEDESBERK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
system for AV and security, set against the backdrop of the cinematic Hudson River with complete privacy. The thoughtful design of this one-of-a-kind residence pairs perfectly with the building’s first-class amenity package, which includes a 24-hour white-glove concierge service and security, a fitness centre with a pool, on-site parking, a children’s playroom, screening room, and event room.
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Exquisite Luxurious Condominiums
elcome to 84 Willow Avenue, one of Hoboken’s finest and newly constructed condominiums located in a convenient and soughtafter downtown location. The luxurious condominiums are set in a steel and concrete building featuring high-end finishes, floor-to-ceiling windows, open kitchens with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors and central air conditioning. Each unit has its own private terrace and
USA, NEW JERSEY PRICE USD 923,000 – 1.419 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,785 ft² NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID E-0019SM CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS HOBOKEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. JERRY GUSTOSO TEL. +1 201 240 0205 E-MAIL JERRY.GUSTOSO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
there are only two units per floor. This stylish building also features an elevator, a backup generator and a beautiful landscaped common roof deck with amazing views of the Freedom Tower. To top it oﬀ, this location is a commuter’s dream, just minutes to PATH, bus transportation to NYC, ferry, light rail, and Hoboken’s magnificent waterfront overlooking Manhattan, the most iconic skyline in the world.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Immaculate Estate in Saddle River
his exquisite estate features a sprawling gourmet chef’s kitchen with a Viking range, Sub-Zero fridge, two large islands, a large butler’s pantry, custom wood cabinetry, a sun room and attached great room with impressive wood-burning fireplace. The home’s sprawling layout vaunts a true open floor plan featuring grand reception rooms, two dining areas, a bar, and formal living spaces. The third floor oﬀers an incredible mas-
USA, NEW JERSEY PRICE USD 11.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 13,173 ft² LAND APPROX. 4.2 acres E&V ID E-00228W CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS HOBOKEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. LISA TROYANO-ASCOLESE TEL. +1 201 213 2617 E-MAIL LISA.TROYANO-ASCOLESE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ter suite with yet another wood-burning fireplace, a sitting area, vaulted ceilings, his and hers master bathrooms and a balcony. All three levels can be reached via two grand staircases or a private elevator. The property also boasts a wine cellar, private screening room, basketball court, full gym, sauna and steam shower. All this plus a superb pool and pool house complete this European-style manor minutes from New York City.
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Exclusive Designer Living
his spectacular apartment has been remodelled by Claudia García. The magnificence of this home is reflected in the superb kitchen, featuring a modern cooking island, granite countertops, splendid cabinetry and the latest technologies including a first-class refrigerator, imported ovens and a German stove. The kitchen can either be integrated or separated from the living area thanks to beautiful sliding doors, which make it
COLOMBIA, BOGOTÁ PRICE USD 935,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 330 m² NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-0229TV CONTACT BOGOTA MMC (CO) EV BOGOTÁ SAS LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +57 1 300 16 68 E-MAIL BOGOTAMMC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a practical and versatile space. The views from here overlook gorgeous trees and green foliage, creating an especially enjoyable ambience within. The apartment also comprises three spacious bedrooms, each with its own modern stone bathroom. The master bedroom suite also features a walk-in closet. There is also a television room on hand that could easily be converted into a fourth bedroom.
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Private Jewel in Guarded Cul-de-sac
his home is situated in a guarded cul-de-sac and nestled between lush greenery, on an elevated stand of approx. 2,000 m². With all its scale, the property remains warm and inviting, making it a unique retreat for intimate family life yet poised for large-scale entertaining. This dwelling boasts exceptional architecture and is accompanied by a variety of family living rooms, all with natural fireplaces and opening
SOUTH AFRICA, GAUTENG PRICE ZAR 12.999 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 827 m² LAND APPROX. 2,000 m² E&V ID ENV88883 CONTACT HYDE PARK (ZA) CASTLE CREST PROPERTIES 24 (PTY) LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS SOUTHERN AFRICA (PTY) LTD TEL. +27 11 027 55 57 E-MAIL HYDEPARK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
out into the glorious garden through stack doors. The family kitchen is an exceptional space with a breakfast area that also opens out to the garden, creating a lovely indoor-outdoor flow. The accommodation is well conceived with five bedrooms oﬀering executive comfort. The garden is a genuine haven, with mature trees, a large pond and lap pool – making this the perfect setting for private and secure living.
PHOTOS: EDUARDO MARQUEZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
Cap Adriano – Luxury Without Limits
ap Adriano is a unique residential complex currently taking shape in one of the most outstanding locations in the southwest of the island. Nine luxury villas, eight apartments and two penthouses together form one of the most sought-after living enclaves on Majorca with direct sea access. The development sets new benchmarks when it comes to first-class living, and leaves nothing to be desired. Contemporary design and the highest
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 2.25 – 5.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 182 – 364 m² NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 – 4 E&V ID W-0233RK CONTACT SANTA PONSA (ES) ENGEL MALLORCA INVEST, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 69 90 63 E-MAIL SANTAPONSA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
quality standards come together in this luxury project, complemented by the finest, comprehensive concierge and security service for a Mediterranean lifestyle in the height of luxury. Especially noteworthy is the direct access to the sea, as well as the Mediterranean-style gardens, large pools and gym. The excellent local infrastructure includes four golf courses, the Port Adriano marina and a host of restaurants and boutiques all nearby.
PHOTOS: EDUARDO MARQUEZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 121.5 kWh/m²a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 29.9 kWh/m²a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2003 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Sensational Property in Absolutely Idyllic Surroundings
his fabulous estate sits in absolute privacy in the green hills of Andratx with its picturesque port below. Designed in the style of a Majorcan manor house, the property attests to an aﬀectionate eye for detail that includes magnificent sandstone cross vaults. An exclusive standard of living is guaranteed here. High-quality materials and expert craftsmanship culminate in a construction standard that meets the
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 19.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 708 m² LAND APPROX. 56,600 m² E&V ID W-025KLF CONTACT MALLORCA-ANDRATX (ES) ENGEL MALLORCA INVEST, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 67 47 80 E-MAIL ANDRATX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
highest quality specifications. The manor is surrounded by 160 glorious olive trees, in beautiful gardens with idyllic land terraces dating back some 900 years. The vast pool forms a wonderful garden feature where relaxing hours can be enjoyed. Other special highlights include a steam room, stone façades, porches, precious materials, three fireplaces, a heated outdoor pool, underfloor heating and a separate staﬀ apartment.
PHOTOS: CRISTIAN MONTORO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 40.8 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1997 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Timeless Villa Directly By the Sea
his exclusive home is situated in an upmarket neighbourhood filled with desirable addresses in the southeast of the island. Built in a timeless style, the villa has two storeys and oﬀers fabulous views over the azure blue Mediterranean from practically all of the light-flooded rooms. Two of the three bedrooms can be found on the first floor, and open out onto an expansive terrace that is partially roofed. Other virtues
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 2.49 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 306 m² LAND APPROX. 1,893 m² E&V ID W-0259MN CONTACT MALLORCA-SANTANYI (ES) ENGEL & VÖLKERS SÜD-OST S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 64 21 01 E-MAIL SANTANYI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
particularly worthy of mention include the sheer generous dimensions of the space, the living area with its fireplace and open gallery, and the manicured, park-like grounds, which feature a 72 m² heatable pool with a retractable roof cover. This is a truly idyllic oasis, yet nevertheless close to beautiful beaches, the marina in Cala d’Or and authentically quaint villages with a host of shopping amenities.
PHOTOS: TINA MANRESA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 22 kWh/m²a/ ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 7 kWh/m²a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Luxury Villa Built According to the Vastu Principle
asa Maeve’ is designed in line with the holistic Hindu architectural system known as ‘Vastu’. The property is located by the sea in Cala Blava on the island’s south coast, only some 10 km from the airport. It aﬀords direct access to the Mediterranean. Inside an impressive entrance awaits, along with a vestibule, lobby, spacious lounge, kitchen and dining room. There are five bedrooms, including a master suite
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 9.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 792 m² LAND APPROX. 2,448 m² E&V ID W-025BG7 CONTACT MALLORCA-LLUCMAJOR (ES) EV MALLORCA PROPERTY SL LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 871 57 00 00 E-MAIL LLUCMAJOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
with a dressing room, lounge with fireplace, and a bathroom, whilst two further bedrooms also feature a dressing room, lounge and bathroom. Other amenities include air-conditioning, underfloor heating, a guest WC, laundry, private cinema and sauna. The garden grounds include terraces, as well as a three-car garage and covered parking. Technological highlights include a BUS electronic, audio and central alarm system.
PHOTOS: JORDI FOLCH – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS PENDING – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Unique Villa with Gorgeous Views
ocated in Can Girona, an exclusive neighbourhood of Sitges, this stunning villa is set over three floors with an elevator and staircase. The ground floor has an apartment ideal for guests, with a lounge, bedroom and bathroom, in addition to an en suite bedroom and a twocar garage. The first floor plays host to a large living room that opens to the terrace with stunning sea views, a modern kitchen, laundry area,
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 2.88 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 437 m² LAND APPROX. 1,300 m² E&V ID W-024384 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
and one en suite bedroom. The top floor then awaits with two double bedrooms, a bathroom, and a bright and spacious en suite master bedroom. All bedrooms benefit from access to the terrace and back garden. The infinity pool, summer dining and barbecue area are situated on a middle level below the living room. Besides top-quality finishes, this villa also oﬀers surveillance cameras and a home automation system.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres Dream Home with Splendid Barcelona Coast Views
ituated in the upmarket community of Supermaresme, with its luxury homes, video surveillance and designated security personnel, this residence boasts some of the finest views on Barcelona’s coastline. The property is set on a level plot and aﬀords uncompromised privacy. The top floor features a master suite of splendid dimensions, as well as a gym, sauna and shower. Most of home life here is played out on one
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 3.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 582 m² LAND APPROX. 2,666 m² E&V ID W-00B48C CONTACT MARESME (ES) MARESME PROPERTIES, SL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 937 98 88 99 E-MAIL MARESME@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
main ground level though, where all other bedrooms, a large kitchen, and a service area are found. This same floor also hosts a guest suite with a bedroom, bathroom, and its own entrance. The garden boasts a glorious seafront pool that sits directly alongside the waters of the Mediterranean. All windows are fitted with bulletproof glass. This incredible home also benefits from an integrated two-car garage.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1980
Exclusive Family Home for Discerning Tastes
he lush, Mediterranean garden with its tall trees and rich vegetation typical for the local region can be admired from every single corner of this exceptional villa. The heart of the garden is the summer kitchen, which features a glorious sun terrace and swimming pool. The villa is divided over three levels: the ground floor hosts the living rooms, study and kitchen area, whilst the private quarters are accommodated on the
SPAIN, COSTA BLANCA PRICE EUR 3.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,050 m² LAND APPROX. 3,950 m² E&V ID W-023VAD CONTACT DÉNIA (ES) FERRANDO EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 965 03 69 19 E-MAIL DENIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
first floor. The lower ground level features a fitness suite with a bathroom, a billiard room, living room, two bedrooms and a bodega. The harmonious interior has been designed with loving attention to detail and an eye for appealing aesthetics. The spacious room layout and the sprawling park-like grounds make this residence a rare find for those seeking a home life that meets the height of quality and sophistication.
PHOTOS: RAQUEL MORENO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2000
Luminous Penthouse in City of Arts and Sciences
his elegant triplex penthouse is located in one of the most emblematic and desirable neighbourhoods in Valencia. Its light and elegant spaces can be enjoyed from the moment one enters. The lower level hosts a reception area with a spacious lounge opening to a south-facing terrace. A large separate dining room leads to a charming kitchen that includes a service room. Ascending to the next level, there are two
SPAIN, VALENCIA PRICE EUR 995,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 203 m² NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID W-025271 CONTACT VALENCIA MMC (ES) EV MMC SPAIN S.L & CÍA, S. COM LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 96 351 78 97 E-MAIL VALENCIAMMC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a spacious master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. The third and top level has a loft-style look with slightly sloped ceilings. It comprises two lounges with a vast area that could be used as a bedroom suite complete with a living area and WC. This apartment makes for a truly unique space that aﬀords both sea and city views, as well as benefitting from the utmost privacy.
PHOTOS: NURI BUSQUETS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994
Fantastic Villa on Main Canal
his villa underwent thorough reconstruction and renovation work in 2004 and finds itself in superb condition. It is located on the main canal and features an approx. 25 m mooring large enough for several boats or jet-skis. The ground floor plays host to a huge living/dining area and a modern, open plan kitchen fitted with all appliances. This level also comprises an oﬃce, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a fitness
SPAIN, COSTA BRAVA PRICE EUR 1.65 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 322 m² LAND APPROX. 850 m² E&V ID W-024884 CONTACT EMPURIABRAVA (ES) JUPENADE REAL ESTATE S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 972 45 64 40 E-MAIL EMPURIABRAVA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
room with another bathroom featuring a shower and sauna. The upper level aﬀords a kitchenette, in addition to four bedrooms with four en suite bathrooms. Both the first-floor terrace and the beautiful garden with its heatable infinity pool are wonderful places to relax and watch the boats pass by. Other amenities on oﬀer include oil central heating, a security alarm, first-floor air conditioning, wooden floors and a garage.
PHOTOS: FILIPE VERA-CRUZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 54.1 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: SOLAR/GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A+
Foz do Arelho
Exclusive Design by the Ocean
his dwelling makes the perfect escape from the bustle of the city, where the countryside meets the sea and true quality of life awaits. It is less than an hour from Lisbon, yet benefits immensely from the stunning landscape, magnificent beaches, amazing seafood cuisine and recreational activities. Besides surfing and golfing, boats or catamarans can be docked at the nearby sailing club. The contemporary property
PORTUGAL, CALDAS DA RAINHA PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 440 m² LAND APPROX. 2,000 m² E&V ID W-0231GU CONTACT LISBOA (PT) LANE – MEDIAÇÁO IMOBILIÁRIA LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +351 210 96 06 40 E-MAIL LISBOA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
combines the nobility of woods with the rustic softness of concrete on the lower floor and the transparency of glass on the upper floor. Advanced technology throughout improves residents’ quality of life, even when away from home. Another highlight is the infinity pool. Evenings here can be spent with a delicious bottle of Portuguese wine, contemplating the 360º views, enjoying the sunsets and relaxing with family and friends.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1955
Stunning Residence in Mariastein
ocated in the pilgrim centre of Mariastein, this country house was built in 1955 and combines the utmost comfort with tasteful elegance and a unique ambience within. Its commodious interior of around 500 m² comprises 11 rooms in total, all of which boast a high appointment quality dating from its period origins. There is a spacious entrance hall, a prestigious stairwell, superior parquet floors, cheminées,
SWITZERLAND, SOLOTHURN PRICE CHF 2.52 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 500 m² LAND APPROX. 13,552 m² E&V ID W-025CF6 CONTACT RHEINFELDEN (CH) MOBAS IMMO BASEL AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 61 813 37 33 E-MAIL RHEINFELDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
several bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, library, a sitting room with a fireplace, a conservatory, sauna, pool, and magnificent wine cellar. The former staﬀ wing could also be used for accommodating multiple generations under one roof. The comforts on oﬀer are rounded oﬀ by an elevator installed later in the property’s history. All in all, this residence fulfils the most sophisticated standards and discerning tastes in every respect.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: WOOD PELLETS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1910
Immaculate Townhouse on Sunny Side of Town
his elegant and substantial property was built in 1910. Conversion work has seen the addition of a pristine extension. The outstanding residence is situated in the highest hillside position with views overlooking the town of Aarau and stretching as far as the Alps. The property is set in gardens spanning around 5,582 m², in addition to a section of woodland. As well as uncompromised privacy, the property
SWITZERLAND, AARGAU PRICE CHF 5.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m² LAND APPROX. 7,223 m² E&V ID W-023ESO 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
also oﬀers a sense of pure luxury and freedom. The heated infinity pool is absolutely ideal for leading a life far removed from everyday stresses and strains. Only the highest quality materials feature inside the property, including Swiss Iragna granite. Other highlights of this remarkable dwelling include a ‘Jägerstübli’ or ‘hunters’ parlour’ and an old vineyard cottage that sits enthroned above the entire estate.
PHOTOS: DANIEL FREI/SHOT MEDIA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: SOLAR-HYBRID-HEAT PUMP – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2013
Breathtaking Jewel with Lake Panorama
ocated at a privileged address in the ‘Rorschacherberg’ area, this unique terraced apartment with its furnishings to a Minergie standard and its dream lake views meets the highest quality of home living. The property was completed in 2013. It has 7.5 rooms set over a total interior of approx. 322 m², including a private space and a terrace of some 140 m² in size. The best virtues of this home are the top location without
SWITZERLAND, ST. GALLEN PRICE CHF 2.49 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 322 m² NO. OF ROOMS 7.5 E&V ID W-020G3Y CONTACT RORSCHACH (CH) EV OSTSCHWEIZ IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 71 845 65 50 E-MAIL RORSCHACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
any through traﬃc, the unobstructable outlook over Lake Constance, the superb furnishings, the wide, floor-length windows, the open plan kitchen with a Teppanyaki, induction stove and combination oven, the indoor pool with countercurrent system, infrared cabin and sauna, a lawn and terrace with a Jacuzzi and outdoor shower, geothermal heating, a combined solar energy system, and three garage spaces with an elevator to the apartment.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
Exclusive Chalet in Prime Position
his sensational chalet at a superb address in Valbella is where dreams of exclusive living in the mountains really come to fruition. This Alpine paradise is reached via its very own private tunnel, while access is also possible through the large garage. The chalet has been divided into two apartments – the perfect solution for ensuring ample privacy for the owners and accommodating guests/staﬀ at the same time. Both
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 5.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 239 m² LAND APPROX. 930 m² E&V ID W-00DC4Z CONTACT CHUR (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 250 55 85 E-MAIL CHUR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
apartments have been furnished to a top specification. State-of-the-art technology has also been fitted and can even be controlled remotely. Timeless elements are skilfully combined here with wooden details typical for this mountain region, helping to create a homely atmosphere. Views of the mountains and nature all around can be enjoyed here to the full through the large windows and from the terrace and balconies.
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PHOTOS: FABIO CARNI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005
his villa in the heart of the Valais region evinces an indisputable passion for architecture and, at the same time, absolute commitment to uncompromising luxury living. The villa is situated on a cul-de-sac a little outside of the village of Venthône and oﬀers absolute privacy. The ground floor consists of a cloakroom, a garage, a utility room and laundry, a fitness suite, and two bedrooms, both of which feature a
SWITZERLAND, WALLIS PRICE CHF 2.247 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 242 m² LAND APPROX. 1,443 m² E&V ID W-024OF5 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
commodious walk-in closet and a fully fitted bathroom. The living area features floor-to-ceiling windows along the entire southern elevation, catering for a bright space with a uniquely special ambience on the first floor. A sophisticated custom kitchen is also on hand. In addition to a clear vision and a deep passion for design, the property exudes great personality and warmth, making one feel welcome and at home.
PHOTOS: FABIO CARNI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1989
Avant-garde Design at Hole Number 9
his extraordinary property is located in one of the most exclusive locations in the whole of Crans-Montana. Situated on a tranquil culde-sac close to woodland and just next to hole number 9 of the famous ‘Severiano Ballesteros’ golf course, this home is a superb example of avant-garde architecture. Set over three storeys, this dream dwelling aﬀords a total of five bedrooms, three full-sized bathrooms, two fully
SWITZERLAND, WALLIS PRICE CHF 4.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 280 m² NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID W-023WRW 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
fitted kitchens, an impressive dining room, and a spacious living room. There is also a luxurious private spa completed with a sauna, a hammam and a state-of-the-art swimming pool, in addition to a garage. The quality standard of this residence is simply outstanding, with antique woods and beautiful natural stones combined with tasteful colour schemes to create a beautiful hideaway in the heart of the Swiss Alps.
Exclusive Villa with an Elevator and Dream Lake Views
his Mediterranean villa is set in one of the finest locations in Brione sopra Minusio, with breathtaking views of Lake Maggiore in a position that cannot be obstructed. The panoramic windows in the living room provide a 180° outlook over the Locarno region. On the ground floor there is a living/dining room and an open plan kitchen, along with another living room. The dining room leads through to a covered terrace
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and a garden with an infinity pool concealed from outside view. The first floor accommodates the sleeping quarters, with three bedrooms featuring en suite bathrooms, and a master suite with a dressing room. The basement level comprises two hobby rooms, a laundry and three storage rooms. The garage level has six car parking spaces and a seven-person elevator. The interior layout can still be defined by future residents.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
Brione sopra Minusio
SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE CHF 5,48 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 320 m² LAND APPROX. 637 m² E&V ID W-025MGF CONTACT ASCONA (CH) EV ASCONA TOP REAL ESTATES AG
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ituated in a hillside location with incredible lake and mountains views that cannot be obstructed, this Mediterranean-style villa is blessed with both a separate ‘rustico’ guesthouse and garden. The villa consists of a generously sized living and dining area with breathtaking lake views, a separate kitchen, two en suite bedrooms, a home gym with a sauna and shower, and a laundry. The ‘rustico’ aﬀords a separate dining area with
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a kitchenette, a living area with an open fireplace, plus one bedroom and bathroom. The expansively sized terrace is complemented by an outdoor pool, heated Jacuzzi, outdoor shower and WC, as well as lake views and a pool bar for uncompromised relaxation. Delightful hours outdoors can also be spent at the ‘rustico’ underneath the grapevine pergola. A car elevator with space for four cars and two parking spaces round oﬀ this home.
PHOTOS: MARCO AGORRI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Brione sopra Minusio
SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE CHF 6.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 412 m² LAND APPROX. 1,800 m² E&V ID W-025OXD CONTACT ASCONA (CH) EV ASCONA TOP REAL ESTATES AG
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 40 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: PELLETS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1815/2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Forest Residence Dating Back 200 Years
his grand property has stood for more than 200 years in a small village in the ‘Bregenzerwald’, a wooded region regarded as one of the most interesting and idyllic areas on Lake Constance. Both comfort and domestic technologies were updated to the latest standards during renovation work in 2011, which took care not to alter any of the charm or character of the old house. The residence now boasts six bedrooms with
AUSTRIA, VORARLBERG PRICE EUR 1.62 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 521 m² LAND APPROX. 1,895 m² E&V ID W-025CLM CONTACT BREGENZ (AT) E&H IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 5574 580 68 E-MAIL BREGENZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
five bathrooms, a gourmet stainless steel kitchen, a cosy parlour with baroque wood-panelled interior, and a threshing floor used as a living room, which spans approx. 140 m² with ceilings soaring over 8 m. The natural cellar makes an excellent store for fine wines. In addition, the house presides over a self-contained apartment of approx. 99 m² in size, with its own driveway and entrance. The house is sold fully furnished.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 191 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1869 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Feldkirch Historic Jewel
ven the approach to this property through the beautiful park with its mature old trees is a first indicator that this glorious home is something special indeed. The fairytale scene comprises a ‘little summer manor’ and an adjoining building. Lovers of historic properties will be enraptured by the intricately painted capitals by Matthias Schmid, a prominent Munich-based painter of his time, as well as the impressive
AUSTRIA, VORARLBERG PRICE EUR 2.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 295 m² LAND APPROX. 8,808 m² E&V ID W-02458X CONTACT BREGENZ (AT) E&H IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 5574 580 68 E-MAIL BREGENZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
stuccowork and elaborate wood carvings. Large marble sculptures by Matthias Mayer grace the park grounds. This historic ambience has been preserved thanks to a careful restoration eﬀort. Welcoming rooms await the new residents with large windows that look out over the valley, the town and the River Ill. The location here above Feldkirch is secluded, yet at the same time the Old Town is just 10 minutes’ walk away.
PHOTOS: MATHIAS KUNFERMANN DEMATEO AG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: HWB 134 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1972/2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Lech a. Arlberg
Elegant Holiday Home
his holiday chalet aﬀords refined elegance and a ski-in/ski-out setting in one of the world’s best ski regions and deep-snow eldorados. The property was built in 1972 for an entrepreneur’s family, in a tranquil valley not far from the lively village centre of Lech. In 2006 the house was updated in line with the latest standards by a Munich-based architect, with emphasis placed on timeless and classic flair. Arlberg and Lech are
AUSTRIA, VORARLBERG PRICE EUR 15.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 496 m² LAND APPROX. 1,280 m² E&V ID W-025DU4 CONTACT BREGENZ (AT) E&H IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 5574 580 68 E-MAIL BREGENZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
often uttered in the same breath with St. Moritz, Gstaad and Zermatt. It is a favourite winter destination for royal families, not least because the region is known for its down-to-earth discretion, where privacy is respected. With the new ‘Flexenbahn’ cablecar link, this will become part of the largest interconnected ski region in Austria in winter 2016. There is even a new golf course opening this year in driving distance.
ENERGY SOURCE: GAS/HEAT PUMP/SOLAR – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A+
Minimalist Villa in Class of its Own
his sensational, barrier-free designer home boasts amenities and details that far exceed standard residential living. Such luxuries include indoor and outdoor heated pools, as well as a private, state-of-theart spa with a sauna, solarium, tepidarium, salt cave, steam chamber and hot tub. A home cinema also features advanced 3D technology and a hi-fi sound system. Set over three levels and spanning approx. 2,148 m², the
HUNGARY, BUDAPEST PRICE EUR 9.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,148 m² LAND APPROX. 3,241 m² E&V ID W-021RRN CONTACT BUDA HILL CENTER (HU) SKY INGATLANKÖZVETÍTŐ KFT. LICENCE PARTNER OF E AND V MASTER C. E. ZRT TEL. +36 1 392 0388 E-MAIL BUDAHILLCENTER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
property comprises seven bedrooms and five bathrooms. Floor-length windows convey a sense of transparency and spaciousness throughout this sunny household, which is characterised by striking architectural design and superior materials in every room. The garden is an enchanting oasis of tranquillity with ponds, fountains and gorgeous foliage, which is kept watered thanks to an automatic irrigation system.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 413.59 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: START 20TH CENTURY – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
South Tyrol The Joys of Vineyard Living
estled in the midst of glorious vineyards, the enclosed ‘Thurngut’ estate aﬀords a home life completely at one with nature, yet very close to the centre of the local village, and just a few minutes’ drive from Bolzano and the popular spa town of Merano. The farmstead consists of a traditional two-storey residence with four separate units and a listed living tower dating back to circa 1000 AD. This historic tower has
ITALY, SOUTH TYROL PRICE EUR 7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 466 m² LAND APPROX. 72,600 m² E&V ID W-025BBH CONTACT BOZEN (IT) REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0471 05 45 10 E-MAIL BOZEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
been refurbished from the ground up with loving attention to detail. It was converted into two separate living units and fitted with the latest technologies and underfloor heating. Spanning some 2.2 ha in total, the vineyard enjoys a picturesque setting and boasts all the best and most typical grapes grown in South Tyrol. The estate also encompasses an additional approx. 4.98 ha of woodland and a large garage.
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 58 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Exclusive Resort Apartments Near the Beach
ocated in Venice Lido, close to the renowned Golf Club Alberoni, these exclusive apartments form part of an extensive restoration. Available with various layouts and sizes, they all benefit from one of the most beautiful seaside settings in the whole of Italy. Each apartment has been refurbished with modern finishes and equipped with heating and air conditioning. They comprise a large private garden or one/two terraces
ITALY, VENETIA PRICE EUR 240,000 – 430,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 75 – 135 m² NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 – 3 E&V ID W-025SAY CONTACT VENEZIA (IT) ELLETRE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 041 267 52 22 E-MAIL VENEZIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
overlooking the gardens and/or the Venetian Lagoon. Other attractive amenities oﬀered by this residence include ample parking, a beautiful swimming pool overlooking the lagoon, a tennis court, a romantically landscaped communal garden of approx. 4,000 m², and much more besides. These are the ideal dwellings for those seeking a relaxing beach house close to the seaside and just a short distance from the centre of Venice.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 42.33 kWh/m²a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1960 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
High-Tech Designer Penthouse
his immaculate designer penthouse for sale is situated in an elegant building. It recently underwent full and expert renovation where no detail was overlooked and only the finest quality materials and craftsmanship were used. The lift provides direct access to the 10th floor, which boasts a generously sized living area with large windows on all sides reminiscent of auteur paintings. The sleeping quarters comprise
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 260 m² NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-02570Z CONTACT MILANO PORTA ROMANA (IT) M&M REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 029 443 33 11 E-MAIL MILANOPORTAROMANA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
two master suites, each with an en suite bathroom, and a guest bathroom with an elegant Turkish bath. A marvellous staircase leads to the top level, which features a unique glasshouse and a spectacular terrace with a Jacuzzi and 360° panoramic views over Milan’s skyline. Great emphasis has been placed on energy saving here, with high insulation fixtures and solar panels for the production of water and electricity.
PHOTOS: GIANLUCA MUSCAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 374 kWh/m²a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Where Nature Meets Charming Design
et over two levels, this fine country home forms a blend of charming modernity and traditional appeal. The ground floor is minimal yet luxurious, with a living area featuring vast frontages that make the most of the views over the sea and natural surroundings. This level also aﬀords a luminous kitchen, two double en suite bedrooms, and direct garden access. The lower floor accommodates another three double en
ITALY, SARDINIA PRICE EUR 2.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 270 m² LAND APPROX. 12,800 m² E&V ID W-023MDK CONTACT OLBIA (IT) FIRST SARDEV S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0789 278 60 E-MAIL OLBIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
suite bedrooms. Adjacent to the villa, the dependence hosts another two double bedrooms and a bathroom. The fresh terrace oﬀers various options for lounging and dining, with the infinity pool just alongside. This villa makes the ideal setting for an unforgettable experience, oﬀering a combination of uncompromised privacy and relaxation. It is also close to the immaculate centre of Porto Rotondo and its famous sandy beaches.
PHOTOS: GIANLUCA MUSCAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 153.4 kWh/m²a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1980 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Tradition & Design Overlooking Cala di Volpe Bay
n the hill overlooking Cala di Volpe bay, this renovated villa – blending Sardinian style with an immaculate modern charm – exudes a warm atmosphere in harmony with its superb surroundings. Luminous interiors and generous outdoor areas create a unique ambience thanks to large sliding patio doors, leading to the heated pool area and garden. A modern kitchen gives on to a covered dining area and barbecue corner.
ITALY, SARDINIA PRICE EUR 4.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 270 m² LAND APPROX. 2,400 m² E&V ID W-025SC9 CONTACT PORTO CERVO (IT) FIRST SARDEV S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0789 941 83 E-MAIL PORTOCERVO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
With five ample suites each with their own bathroom, and an additional bedroom for staﬀ, this villa and its natural setting are the perfect place to enjoy this glamorous coastline and all its natural beauty. The villa features an air conditioning system, satellite television and a covered parking bay. It is close to the exclusive Pevero Golf Club and a few minutes’ drive from the centre of Porto Cervo with its timeless charisma.
Charming Historic Mansion on the Gulf of Mondello
his property stands as testimony to the phenomenon of the ‘Villino Liberty’ style popular in this region in the era of the Belle Epoque, and boasts all the typical characteristics of a traditional noble home. Mondello itself first came to prominence at the end of the 19th century with the construction of the railway to and from Palermo, which saw this idyll flourish into a grand seaside resort. The villa is set over two
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floors, with two beautiful terraces spanning approx. 230 m². There is also a duplex outbuilding set in the splendid garden grounds, which span approx. 2,700 m² in size. Design details throughout reflect the craft traditions of Liberty in Sicily at the time of its construction, with inspiration drawn from oriental architectural influences. The property in its current state is in need of some renovation and restoration.
PHOTOS: S. REMIREZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 3.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 230 m² LAND APPROX. 2,700 m² E&V ID W-025IY9 CONTACT PALERMO MONDELLO (IT) FINEST SICILIAN PROPERTIES S.R.L.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1800 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Aristocratic 19th Century Residence
his magnificent dwelling dates back to circa 1800. The large hallway leads to a dramatic staircase crowned with a beautiful pitchstone balustrade. The main floor is adorned with rare floors reflecting splendid artistic craftsmanship, in a neo-classical design of limestone and pitchstone, set against the delicate frescoes on the vaults. A large vestibule leads through to an impressive reception hall and two lounges. In
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 930,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 550 m² NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID W-024DYF 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
the master bedroom, a row of marble columns with Corinthian capitals divides the alcove from the rest of the suite. Other spaces include the grand dining room and the kitchen, which leads to a very private garden. From the vestibule, a flight of marble stairs leads to the upper level, with a small apartment featuring a balcony overlooking the city. The approx. 200 m² ground floor opens to an approx. 200 m² garden area.
North Sea Island Amrum 100% Quality of Life in Unique Location
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this World Natural Heritage Site can be experienced in all its glory every day in this exceptional location, where the quality of life is enhanced by views of the ships passing by, panoramas taking in the islands of Föhr and the Halligen islands of Langeness and Hooge. The layout and appointment are now a little outdated and extensive renovation work is recommended. Various outbuildings on the land plot provide suﬃcient space.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1953
his is a rare opportunity to become the owner of a very special property indeed. Unique, unobstructable and picturesque are words that spring to mind when admiring this home. Built in 1953, the thatched property is set in grounds spanning some 1,521 m² and situated directly next to the wadden sea. The garden is set next to a small dyke. When the tide comes in, residents can bathe from their own private jetty. The rich diversity of
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 1.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 169 m² LAND APPROX. 1,521 m² E&V ID W-024YXN CONTACT AMRUM (DE)
PHOTOS: VIKTOR WEDEL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 54.40 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Designer Townhouse with Superb Guesthouse
his luxurious townhouse complete with a guesthouse and underground garage oﬀers a design and appointment of the highest quality standard. The impressive entrance to the main building, the use of the finest materials, state-of-the-art technology and an exquisite high-gloss kitchen with brand appliances are just some of the many highlights. Limed oak floorboards in all living rooms, top-quality stoneware in the
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 5.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 527 m² LAND APPROX. 1,689 m² E&V ID W-025AE6 CONTACT HAMBURG-VOLKSDORF (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 60 32 90 00 E-MAIL VOLKSDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
bathrooms, a contemporary fireplace, ceiling heights of over 3 m and an exceedingly appealing lighting design culminate in a splendid feel-good atmosphere. Spanning approx. 124 m², the guesthouse comprises two guest units, a generously sized oﬃce level and a lounge area. The southwest-facing plot, professionally designed by a landscape designer, is concealed from outside view, thereby oﬀering uncompromised privacy.
Elegant Residence in Park-Like Grounds
his home impresses not least with a mature plot that is picturesque from every aspect. Built in 1985 to a superior standard and in a country house style, the property finds itself in excellent condition and enjoys peaceful surroundings. Oak parquet, high-quality marble, granite and terrazzo, and lattice patio doors with charming shutters all create an elegant overall look. The homely sitting room with a fireplace, light-flooded living
ENGEL & VÖLKERS SACHSENWALD GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 819 78 50 E-MAIL SACHSENWALD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
area and adjoining dining room each aﬀord delightful views over the terrace and the beautiful, park-like garden. Separate bedrooms and living rooms, along with a grand side entrance, mean that a self-contained apartment within the property is an open option. A relaxation room complete with a sauna, Whirlpool and kitchen forms the ideal haven in which to unwind. A double carport and security alarm round oﬀ this superb oﬀer.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 157.1 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1985 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 1.585 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 253 m² LAND APPROX. 2,876 m² E&V ID W-024MS9 CONTACT HAMBURG-SACHSENWALD (DE)
PHOTOS: HERBERT OHGE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 121.14 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1936 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Multi-generational Home in Baurs Park
efurbished in 2003, this mansion is located at the finest address in the Blankenese district of Hamburg, in the heart of Baurs Park. In winter it aﬀords a partial view of the River Elbe from all levels. The property is divided into three apartments, two of which – on the ground and first floor – are currently vacant. This presents a variety of potential options of use, including for housing several generations together
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 5 MILL. E&V ID W-00ETAK INTERIOR APPROX. 330 m² LAND APPROX. 1,059 m² CONTACT HAMBURG-BLANKENESE (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 866 06 50 E-MAIL BLANKENESE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
under one roof. Each of the apartments features classical period features such as oak parquet, pitch pine floorboards and panelled doors. The south-facing plot can be reached via two entrances, both fitted with electric gates. Four original London street lamps and other luminaires create an atmospheric light here. A stonewalled gardener’s lodge and several parking spaces round oﬀ this marvellous property.
PHOTOS: HERBERT OHGE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 50.50 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010
Maisonette Penthouse with Fabulous Riverfront Views
et in an absolutely prime location on the famous ‘Elbchaussee’ riverfront boulevard in the upmarket Othmarschen district, this residence was built in 2011 in a classical style. It is set in grounds spanning approx. 4,000 m² and aﬀords breathtaking panoramic views over the River Elbe. The dual-level penthouse for sale here features a fluid transition of living and dining areas on the main floor, with ceiling heights of approx. 5.45 m
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 4.985 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 300 m² NO. OF ROOMS 4 E&V ID W-025KRL CONTACT HAMBURG-BLANKENESE (DE) E+V HAMBURG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 866 06 50 E-MAIL BLANKENESE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and a highly exclusive fitted kitchen. All three rooms are south-facing and all open onto the approx. 130 m² terrace. This level also hosts two spacious bedrooms, each with a dressing closet and en suite bathroom. The space on the upper floor presides over a fabulous private spa with a home gym, sauna and bathroom. Up to three parking spaces can be purchased in the spacious underground garage for EUR 40,000 each.
PHOTOS: HINRICH FRANCK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 117.50 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Architectural Perfection on the Alster Canal in Duvenstedt
oving attention to detail, the use of naturally sourced building materials, perfect building and craftsmanship, and a consistently well-conceived design form the basic building blocks for this exceptional villa, which boasts countless features of note. The land plot, where this beautiful home was built in 2008, impresses with an approx. 50 m waterfront on the Alster Canal, at the end of a cul-de-sac. Underfloor
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 2.2 MILL. E&V ID W-023KAY INTERIOR APPROX. 269 m² LAND APPROX. 2,076 m² CONTACT HAMBURG-VOLKSDORF (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 60 32 90 00 E-MAIL VOLKSDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
heating and a gas fireplace cater for a cosy room climate throughout. The property also benefits from superb appointment details such as three exclusively fitted bathrooms with wall heating, a luxury kitchen by Leicht, wooden floorboards made from merbau and coloured pandomo, and an exceptional lighting design. In addition, the house presides over a self-contained duplex apartment with its own entrance and generator.
PHOTOS: HINRICH FRANCK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1908 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Art Nouveau Mansion in Upmarket Neighbourhood
he inimitable style of the art nouveau period has been preserved and complemented with the comforts of the modern world in this listed art nouveau mansion dating from 1908. Over the last 12 years, comprehensive modernisation work has been carried out in line with the original designs. Particularly worthy of note are the original wooden doors, the herringbone parquet, the floorboards and the marvellous staircase, which has been
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 1.29 MILL. E&V ID W-023C11 INTERIOR APPROX. 215 m² LAND APPROX. 627 m² CONTACT HAMBURGWELLINGSBÜTTEL (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 532 03 60 E-MAIL WELLINGSBUETTEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
preserved. The antique tiled stove in the living room fits in harmoniously with the overall charm of this home. The delightful residence has been fitted with many especially beautiful and modern wooden lattice windows, ensuring a bright and welcoming ambience throughout. The proximity to Eppendorf, the superb infrastructure and the historic architectural splendour in the immediate area add still further to the appeal of this property.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS
Island of Usedom Exclusive Penthouse in Spa Resort
he ‘Villa Gruner’ is set in the heart of the Baltic spa town of Zinnowitz, only around 200 metres from the fine white sands. Built at the end of the 19th century and fully refurbished up until 2014, this dwelling is now a prime local landmark and a splendid sight to behold. An elevator leads directly up to the living quarters. Designed and crafted with absolute precision, the flexible interior layout can be adapted to
GERMANY, MECKLENBURG-WESTERN POMERANIA PRICE EUR 1.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 190 m² E&V ID W-025S8R CONTACT USEDOM (DE) OSTSEE-IMMOBILIEN USEDOM GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 38378 49 76 49 E-MAIL USEDOM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
suit the exact needs and wishes of the buyer. This jewel of a home is rounded oﬀ with a roof terrace that is concealed from outside view, with a heated pool, outdoor kitchen, individual lighting and sound concept, open gas fireplace, and skydeck with impressive views stretching far out to sea. The unique design, excellent building quality and use of exquisite materials culminate here in a charm that is second to none.
PHOTOS: THOMAS ULRICH FOTODESIGN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 54 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Log Cabin Home with Sea Views
his idyllic property is just a stone’s throw from the Baltic Sea beachfront and aﬀords ample space for comfortable coalescence in two apartments. Inviting warmth and cosiness is combined here with an exclusive specification that reflects skilled craftsmanship. Superior Douglas pines feature heavily in the design. The entrance hall has grand dimensions and a self-supporting staircase made from larch wood. Both apartments preside
GERMANY, MECKLENBURG-WESTERN POMERANIA PRICE EUR 510,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 180 m² LAND APPROX. 990 m² E&V ID W-023PIA CONTACT KÜHLUNGSBORN (DE) V8 IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 38293 438 00 E-MAIL KUEHLUNGSBORN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
together over three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two kitchens and two living rooms. The ground floor oﬀers access to the terrace and the landscaped, low-maintenance garden. The covered balcony aﬀords views overlooking the Baltic Sea. Heating is distributed within via wall radiators, floor convector grilles and underfloor heating. A fireplace connection is pre-installed. There are also two car parking spaces assigned to each apartment.
PHOTOS: STAY.ARCHITEKTURFOTOGRAFIE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 12.9 MILL. E&V ID 51110 INTERIOR APPROX. 3,949 m² LAND APPROX. 2,059 m² CONTACT BERLIN-
Apartment & Office Building near Bergmannstraße
COMMERCIAL (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS GEWERBE BERLIN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS COMMERCIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 20 34 60 E-MAIL BERLINCOMMERCIAL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his residential and commercial property, built in circa 1900, is situated in the conservation area known as ‘Bergmannstraße-Nord’. It finds itself in a well-maintained condition. The property consists of a front building with a side wing to the right-hand side and a lateral building to the rear. The second courtyard features a loft building and a warehouse used for gastronomy. Some apartments boast period features
such as stucco decoration, parquet and old wooden floorboards. The majority of the units are fitted with like-new gas heating systems. There are several parking spaces available in the courtyard. 55% of the rental units will be handed over by arrangement. In total, the basement spans approx. 1,000 m² and is fitted in parts with radiators, bathrooms and windows. The rooftop units have balconies with panoramic views.
PHOTOS: MARKO GREITSCHUS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1933
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 2.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 350 m² LAND APPROX. 1,280 m² E&V ID W-0241NZ CONTACT BERLIN-GRUNEWALD (DE)
Magnificent Mansion Next to Park
ENGEL & VÖLKERS GRUNEWALD-ZEHLENDORF GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 897 30 90 E-MAIL BERLINGRUNEWALD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
uilt in 1933 to a superb specification, this prestigious home occupies an unoverlooked plot of some 1,280 m² right next to the popular ‘Fischtalpark’. It was modernised throughout in 2011, to a top standard from both a technical and decorative perspective. Priority was given during this work to installing the latest domestic technologies. Consequently there are solar panels on the completely re-built roof designated
to heating the water both in the house and in the pool. Superior and natural materials emphasize the exclusive character of the interior. Just some of the appointment details and amenities on oﬀer include the granite worktops in the kitchen, the adjoining conservatory, a sitting room with a fireplace, high ceilings, and luxurious bathrooms. A sophisticated security system featuring cameras and a burglar alarm is also fitted.
PHOTOS: MARIA NOGLIK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 85.7 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2003/2007 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 2.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 506 m² LAND APPROX. 2,283 m² E&V ID W-025FHF CONTACT BERLIN-LICHTENRADE (DE)
Luxury Mansion in Magnificent Park Grounds
ENGEL & VÖLKERS FROHNAU-KÖPENICK GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 856 13 24 90 E-MAIL BERLINLICHTENRADE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his exceptional residence aﬀords the utmost individuality and serenity on a spectacular plot of land in a desirable location spanning some 2,283 m². Built in 2003, the property was extended in 2007 and finds itself in excellent condition both from a technical and aesthetic point of view. The entire interior and the conservatory area have been beautifully finished using only the very finest materials. A luxury kitchen,
high-end floors and many additional extras reflect the contemporary specification and give the rooms on all levels a modern and sophisticated feel. Residents can indulge in recreation and relaxation in the heated indoor pool and home gym, which opens onto an unoverlooked terrace. The magical, sprawling gardens – an absolute haven of calm, respite and enjoyment – are virtually unique in Buckow.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 208.50 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1904
Uniquely Beautiful Mansion in Dream Grounds
hichever perspective one looks at this residence from, each and every viewpoint awaits with something special or surprising in store. Various diﬀerent roof styles and dormers, pretty balconies, a rounded terrace with sweeping steps down to the garden and other elegantly placed accents characterise the architectural signature of this home. Several years ago the property was tastefully renovated, and it
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 315 m² LAND APPROX. 61,400 m² E&V ID W-0252HS CONTACT CELLE (DE) DIPL.-VOLKSWIRT VOLKER LEIBOLD IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 5141 93 44 60 E-MAIL CELLE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
now aﬀords comfortable living of the highest quality standard. Parquet, high ceilings, round arches and dado wall panelling all add to the splendour of the rooms and underline the exclusivity of the mansion. It is situated on a sprawling land plot that is ideally suited for rearing horses. Woodland, paddocks, a stable, riding arena, lunging areas, ponds, and even a small island round oﬀ this simply marvellous property.
PHOTOS: IMPRINTS GMBH – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900
Luxury Mansion Levels at Prestigious Address
his exclusive property is situated in an art nouveau mansion dating from circa 1900 and is located at a prime address in Göttingen’s ‘Ostviertel’ district. It unites contemporary design with classical prestige and grandeur. The luxurious mansion levels oﬀer bright and generously dimensioned interiors overlooking the beautifully landscaped grounds. Just some highlights include the high-end overall quality standard, the
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 980,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 315 m² NO. OF ROOMS 8 E&V ID W-0242KI CONTACT GÖTTINGEN (DE) AXEL ARMBRECHT IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 551 63 44 31 44 E-MAIL GOETTINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
oven stove featuring Meißner tiles in the prestigious central space of this home, and the exclusive spa on the lower ground level. An expansive terrace and a balcony aﬀord direct access to the park-like landscaped garden. This unique property is also complemented by a double garage and five outdoor car parking spaces, meaning it would also be well suited for conversion to its original commercial usage once again.
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PHOTOS: MICHAEL WEEGEN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 149.2 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1920/2013 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Mülheim a. d. Ruhr A Unique Composition
s though risen from an impressive world of architectural colour, this outstanding property brings a clever mix of styles together with a sense of exclusive grandeur. Demonstrating a great sensibility for aestheticism, developers worked together here with the acclaimed architect Schnitzler to expand the ground floor of this 1920s mansion in 2008. The result is an utterly unique extension that glistens in copper. The
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.29 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 291 m² NO. OF ROOMS 6 E&V ID W-00FVHN CONTACT MÜLHEIM (DE) EV MÜLHEIM IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 208 884 84 00 E-MAIL MUELHEIM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
threshold, an opening in the façade of the original building, connects the two impressive spaces and forms a splendid contrast between the playfulness of the ‘old’ and the sleek lines of the ‘new’, complete with an exposed concrete pool. The cube of the new extension is built from a steel and glass construction with 4 m walls and a vast sliding door that enables seamless barrier-free access to the outdoor terrace.
PHOTOS: ULRICH HETZERT/CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 24.1 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011
Timeless Classic at Superb Address in Alt-Meererbusch
his outstanding property has been built in the finest residential location in the upmarket neighbourhood of Alt-Meererbusch. The façade has been chosen with great circumspection, and blends in seamlessly with its environs. The spacious entrance area flows on to the living area, which features a fireplace and library, and leaves absolutely nothing to be desired. Also on this level is the open plan dining area, which gives
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 2.79 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 305 m² LAND APPROX. 1,381 m² E&V ID W-023R0G CONTACT DÜSSELDORF (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 211 58 05 40 E-MAIL DUESSELDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
on to the custom handcrafted kitchen tastefully finished in bog oak and stainless steel. A guesthouse alongside the main residence rounds oﬀ this level. An elegant wooden staircase leads to the first floor, where the bedroom awaits complete with a terrace, an en suite bathroom and dressing closet. Careful, tasteful use of upscale materials and skilled craftsmanship are reflected in all interiors of this dwelling.
PHOTOS: TOM JASNY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1912 – 1913
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 5.3 MILL. (VR) INTERIOR/UTILITY SPACE APPROX. 2,860 m² LAND APPROX. 5,300 m² E&V ID W-0255YP CONTACT SCHLÖSSER UND HERRENHÄUSER (DE)
teeped in history, the first records of ‘Castle Garath’ in Düsseldorf date back as far as the late 13th century. Despite this thousand-year history, the ensemble of buildings that make up this stately home, as they stand today, were built in the years 1912 and 1913. Having changed hands to the current owner in 1992, the castle then underwent a thorough two-year restoration at great eﬀort and expense, and in close
cooperation with the historic conservation authorities. The property spans a total of approx. 2,860 m² inside, including a highly prestigious oﬃce, conference and ballroom space of some 1,620 m², and another approx. 1,240 m² designated for utility and garage space. The private park grounds were landscaped in the 18th century according to the plans of Nicolas de Pigage and feature many rare species of trees.
Historic Castle Jewel
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ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1899
Splendid Old Jewel in Magnificent Location
his listed mansion is situated in the sought-after ‘City Ost’ area. It dates back to 1899 and features a beautiful exterior façade. Many of the original period features have been preserved, including the ornately decorated stucco ceilings, the panelled doors, leaded windows and parquet floors, reflecting all the character of a bygone age. Originally envisaged as one residence, the mansion has since been divided into
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE EUR 3.749 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 765 m² LAND APPROX. 939 m² E&V ID W-025QHJ CONTACT WIESBADEN (DE) EV-IMMOBILIEN BERAN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 611 54 10 00 E-MAIL WIESBADEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
three units and modernised and refurbished on an ongoing basis since the year 2000. The main apartment with its own entrance is set over two storeys and boasts a large terrace and access to a magnificent landscaped garden. The interior furnishings are both sumptuous and elegant. The location too is very favourable, within walking distance of the park and the city centre, making this mansion home an absolute rarity indeed.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1907
Art Nouveau Mansion in the Musician’s Quarter
his property was built by the architect Hermann Billing, one of the most influential proponents of the Art Nouveau in Karlsruhe and throughout the whole of southwest Germany. It was built in 1907 to a top quality building specification and occupies a southeast-facing land plot in Karlsruhe’s Musician’s Quarter that spans approx. 674 m². The façade, clad in yellow sandstone, is listed for its historic significance. The interior
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impresses with its well-preserved period features, bright rooms, generously conceived interior layout, attic rooms and prestigious living hall in the entrance area. The welcoming stairwell currently links the three living units. This property is a true rarity in such an exclusive location, as a genuine period home with pretty balconies and a delightful garden, as well as an attractive courtyard that also aﬀords space for parking.
Fine Art in the ‘Villenkolonie’
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so-called ‘Villenkolonie’ is one of the most exclusive and sought-after residential neighbourhoods in the city. Classic mansion architecture and sprawling private plots dominate the scene. The house itself oﬀers the finest luxury on several diﬀerent levels, and home comforts that meet the latest standards of contemporary living, complemented by elegant furnishings with state-of-the-art technologies.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1933
arefully renovated to its core and redesigned in every respect in 2008, this mansion combines classic period features and modern architectural elements to marvellous eﬀect. The architecture of the building and the large, park-like landscaped grounds coalesce in such harmony that this grand residence presents itself as one consummate whole. The location of the property is equally perfect. Darmstadt’s
GERMANY, HESSE PRICE EUR 2.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 320 m² LAND APPROX. 1,452 m² E&V ID W-025Q2C CONTACT DARMSTADT (DE) JENS ANDRÉ IMMOBILIEN
PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 146.3 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1976 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Feldkirchen-Westerham Country Chalet Home in Bavaria’s Alpine Foothills
his spacious and luxurious country residence was conceived and built in the 1970s by the famous Tegernsee architect Ludwig Spiel. It underwent painstaking renovation to a superb quality standard in 1991. The ground floor features a luxurious fitted kitchen designed in an American style. The generously dimensioned yet cosy open plan dining area is blessed with an impressive wood-panelled ceiling. This
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space gives on to a living salon of more than 60 m² complete with an open fireplace and adjoining conservatory. An au-pair apartment and several separate bedrooms with en suite bathrooms mean that privacy is guaranteed and a variety of possible uses is also open. Outside, the property is harmoniously rounded oﬀ by a park-like garden, several terraces, a pond, six garage spaces and many other wonderful details.
PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 53.3 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008
Luxury Two-Room Apartment in the Old Quarter
his exclusive apartment is situated in what is arguably the best-known district in Munich, the ‘Altstadt’, close to the central ‘Marienplatz’. The property is set on the 5th floor with views from the balcony over the rooftops of the city centre and famous ‘Frauenkirche’ church. The interiors are flooded with light, thanks to their ceiling heights of approx. 3 m, floorto-ceiling doors and floor-length windows. Exclusive olive parquet has been
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laid in all rooms. The kitchen, with its carpentered cabinetry, is open plan and upscale in design. The en suite bathroom has luxury fittings including a large rain shower and river pebble stone floor with massage eﬀect, while the entrance has a separate guest WC. The apartment is rounded oﬀ by superior fitted cupboards oﬀering ample storage, a large basement room, and an underground parking space included in the sale price.
PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 10.5 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: HEAT PUMP – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
Purism & Innovation with Panoramic Lake Views
his superb domicile enjoys fantastic views of the Pilsensee lake and of the mountains to the south. It is situated on a small side road, just a few steps from the lake and surrounded by glorious nature. This innovative, architect-designed home aﬀords a spectacular lake outlook thanks to its unusually large window frontages. The developers placed great emphasis here on realising a blend of aesthetic appeal, energy
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eﬃciency and sustainability. Top priority was given to innovation and modernity during the design and selection of materials. The prominent presence of glass on all living levels creates a fluid transition between the indoors and outdoors, making the beautiful scenery a part of the interior. Fuel-free energy generation and a high-performance interior climate control system ensure eﬀective sustainability for the property.
Historic Residence with Impressive Lake Views
et in a prominent position, on a slightly raised plot just a stone’s throw from the lake and Tegernsee Castle, lies ‘Villa Frankenburg’. Prince Karl, the son of the Bavarian Kaiser Maximilian I., had this residence built in 1866. It benefits from impressive panoramic views of the lake and the mountains. The luxurious living areas, totalling approx. 775 m² over three levels, with some rooms featuring ceilings of more than 4 m
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in height, provide ample space and a sense of spaciousness. The property stands for a wonderful blend of historic details – preserved and restored with loving care and attention – and contemporary furnishings. With this appointment and technical specification, the historic building meets top standards of modern living. Planning permission is also available to build a detached property with a spa or underground garage.
PHOTOS: JÖRN DREIER PHOTOGRAPHY –ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1866
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 8.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 775 m² LAND APPROX. 3,764 m² E&V ID W-020BOC CONTACT TEGERNSEE (DE) TEGERNSEER TAL IMMOBILIEN GMBH
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 45.9 kWh/m²a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
Kempten in Allgäu
In Balance with Nature & the Ecosystem
uilt in 1700 and refurbished throughout in 1994 at great eﬀort and expense, this country residence is impressive both for its idyllic yet central location and for its versatility in possible usages. The main building comprises three self-contained living units and 15 guest rooms. The interiors are particularly notable for their high-quality and carefully crafted materials such as magnificent wood panelling and superior
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 2.95 MILL. E&V ID W-023SH8 INTERIOR APPROX. 923 m² LAND APPROX. 85,935 m² CONTACT KEMPTEN (DE) EUGEN JOSEF MAUCHER ALLGÄU-IMMOBILIEN KEMPTEN E.K. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 831 960 79 00 E-MAIL KEMPTEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
parquet floors. The oﬃce wing is accommodated on the lower ground level, with a commodious conservatory that links together the commercial premises and the production hall. The property is framed by functional auxiliary buildings and carefully landscaped grounds with trees typical for the region and a bathing pond with a stream. The ideal environs for several generations or for combining work and home life under one roof.
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Natural materials processed with unrivaled craftsmanship – that has been key to the success of bed manufacturer HÄSTENS since 1852. Show-business greats and sports stars appreciate the extraordinary comfort of the multilayered box spring beds with the trademark blue-and-white checked upholstery just as much as the Swedish royal court. TEXT: Jörg Zimmermann PHOTOS: Hästens
The life of a craftsman in the mid-19th century: workers and their children in front of the Hästens factory building in rural Örebro.
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2 1 Anglo-Swedish architect Ralph Erskine designed the “Dream Factory” in Köping in 1948 2 The frames are made of pine. Steel springs ensure a stable sleeping position 3 The blue-and-white checked upholstery is a registered trademark 4 King Gustav VI appointed Hästens as a purveyor to the royal court in 1952 5 The mattresses are made up of different layers of natural materials 6 In the old days, horsehair was spun into cords by hand 7 The horsehair is untangled for the production of the mattresses 8 In 1950, David Stefanus Janson introduced the 25-year-warranty certificate 9 Many of the manual processes are performed with rather archaic looking tools to this day.
“I would like to improve people’s lives and, with our beds, make the world more livable.” JAN RYDE
In explaining the demands on the raw materials. Each of the hairs acts Köping, roughly 150 kilometers northwest of like a miniature air-conditioning unit, he says. Hollow on the inside, Stockholm, Sweden is showing oﬀ its most its tiny capillary system ensures the removal of moisture to the outpicturesque side. The five side, and the influx of fresh air. The client decides the quantities, and the combinaarches of the barrel-shaped tions with other materials, in which the fine natural roof provide a stark contrast against the soft blue of product is processed into the layers. Much depends the sky. Above it, the brand on the customer’s individual needs. The dimensions name that is known all over of the bed and mattress are also made according to a the world is emblazoned in client’s particular wishes. For the bed frames, only a vibrant shade of red – Hästens. As you arrive at the the wood of slow growing pine trees from Swedish company’s headquarters, your first impression is akin forests is used. This approach, carefully thought-out to a déjà-vu. Pastel colors conjure up memories of decand perfected over generations, wins over roughades past, and bear witness to durability and tradily 20,000 clients from around the world each year – tion. The stepped-back ground floor is tiled, and an among them sports stars, actors and captains of inexternal staircase leads to the upper floor that boasts dustry, as well as the Swedish royal family. Since 1952 a large glass frontage and red brickwork. Jan Ryde apHästens has been able to proudly call itself purveyor pears, walking briskly. He is dressed in a black T-shirt to the royal court. Two years prior to this, the then and jeans. Here at home, the fifth-generation owner owner Janson had introduced the 25-year-warranty certificate for Hästens beds, and had so devised the likes to dispense with stuﬀy business etiquette. “See company’s quality promise. you at lunch,” he says and is gone again. Around the corner, two steel-pipe and green leather chairs have t is a promise that is mainly founded on the skills been welcoming business partners and visitors for of the 120 employees in the production hall. Step by step, they are responsible for processing the many years. But just a few meters farther is where the patina and reminiscences come to an end. This natural materials: for assembling the layers, sewing is where the present begins. the fabric covers – which must be exact to within a Past the wall of photographs of current employees millimeter; for accurately stitching on the overlays lies the way out of the original building conceived by and meticulously trimming the seams. Perla MunAnglo-Swedish architect Ralph Erskine in 1948. It hoz Bovin, Head of Research and Development, says, “Many steps in the process can only be done by hand leads directly into the modern production hall, also designed by Erskine, but 50 years later. Daylight floods and require exceptional manual dexterity, like eventhe roughly 8,000-square-meter space. It looks invitly spreading out the horsehair. No machine can do ing, and is energy eﬃcient. The atmosphere is almost this as uniformly.” This kind of craftsmanship requires time. A lot of time. It takes 320 man-hours to cozy, the employees say hello and smile. They are all added to the photo gallery on their first day at work, complete the high-end “Vividus” model. When workand so visibly form part of the company. Hästens is a ing on the outer cover, just carrying out the quality control of the mechanical stitches and knots, apfamily business out of conviction, and has been as far plying the special precision stitching by hand, and back as 1852. That was when master saddler Pehr Adtidying up the seams will take a specialist a whole olf Janson laid the foundation for the successful comday. The incredible price of this extraordinary bed pany, which is today represented in 40 countries and across four continents. Besides manufacturing saddles is around €125,000. At that price “Vividus” seems and leather goods, in the 19th century, making matsure to merit the title of most expensive bed in the tresses was part of the saddler trade. world. For this princely sum, the Swedish manufact the end of that century and with demand inturer confidently promises to supply the “most percreasing, the family soon focused more and fect, most luxurious bed on earth.” You can only try out this lavish specimen as part of a VIP event in more on the manufacture of mattresses. In a few exclusive locations. Most Hästens customers, 1917, David Stefanus Janson, the third-generation owner, decided to concentrate entirely on mattresshowever, are more price conscious. They choose a es and beds. In the same year, the company added standard size, 180x200 centimeter model in the lowa spinning mill to process the horsehair. Even back er five-figure-sum bracket. Hästens is constantly exthen horsehair was already one of the most important panding, and today has more than 200 locations in elements of handmade mattresses. According to comEurope, the United States, Asia and South Africa. Hästens has been a pany records from 1920, 20 tons of the finest horseExecutive chairman and owner Jan Ryde has been family business for five generations. Top to bothair from around the world were processed that year in charge of the company since the late 1980s. His tom: founder Pehr Adolf alone. Apart from craftsmanship and expertise, the approach is as relaxed as his results are impressive. Janson, Per Thure Januse of top quality materials is, to this day, an artiUnder his leadership, sales of Hästens beds grew by son, David Stefanus Jancle of faith for Hästens. The significance of this benearly 20 percent worldwide compared with the previson, Solveig Ryde and Jack Ryde, and present comes clear when you look at the production of box ous year, reaching 57.8 million euros in 2015. This inowner Jan Ryde. spring beds in detail. Only natural materials are used, crease forms part of a personal mission for Jan Ryde: no latex or foam, but instead cotton, linen, pure new “I would like to improve people’s lives and, with our wool and natural horsehair, sourced abroad in line with strict qualbeds, make the world a bit more livable.” This mission is also symity standards. “With horsehair, for example, we use only the middle bolized by the blue-and-white checked pattern, which is the compart of the horse’s tail,” says production manager Tobias Stolpe, when pany’s distinctive trademark and has been registered since 1978. right sunshine and not a cloud in the sky.
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33,200 restaurants, 70 countries and 600 reviewers. After only one edition, this book had already become a must-have for gourmets. In edition number two, even more chefs have developed a taste for it, it seems, and have added their favorite eating spots. Experts like René Redzepi, Yotam Ottolenghi and David Chang don’t just send us into the kitchens of star chefs, but also to places that simply have great food – no matter if you go there morning, noon or night. The book comes with an accompanying app.
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Since 1960, he has been pondering how a space can be made perceptible acoustically and physically. The artist and sound art pioneer Bernhard Leitner explores the relationship between space, sounds and physical bodies. This two-volume work documents his elaborate studio building in the town of Ravelsbach, and is the first to feature sketches, texts and photographs of his installations and findings.
East of the Sun … Noel Daniel, Taschen, approx. € 30
Princes, princesses, enchanted castles and trolls: fairy tales have a strong tradition, especially in Scandinavia. Numerous editions of East of the Sun and West of the Moon have come out over the years, but one of the most beautiful was published in 1914 and features illustrations by Danish artist Kay Nielsen. This reprint of the wellloved masterpiece contains 46 magnificent color plates.
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The light and airy rooms make you want to take a deep breath. This volume is dedicated to Scandinavian design and showcases the most beautiful houses and interiors on 256 pages. It focuses on the work of new talent keen on sustainability and on locally sourced materials. With every page it becomes clearer why Nordic design and craftsmanship are simply timeless, high-end and functional – and above all, create a homey feeling.
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Forlorn, deserted, useless: Tkachenko’s images present forgotten places and objects in Eastern Europe. Once these cities were symbols of progress, so important and top-secret that they could not be found on any map. Today, the remnants of planes and space rockets lie buried in the deep snow. “Every type of progress comes to an end sooner or later. I am interested in documenting it so that some of it remains,” says the photographer.
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“For me, life and color are inseparable,” Jacques Henri Lartigue once said. But it was his black-and-white images that made the photographer famous. Lartigue loved life and also loved watching others enjoy it. For the first time, this volume now showcases a fine selection of his color images. It is an homage to life and to smiling, and so delightful that you wish you could step into the images.
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PARAIBA TOURMALINE "A LOVE FOR ALL ETERNITY" During the late 1980s, in the federal state of Brazil, Paraiba Tourmaline crystals of such extraordinary luminosity were found like never before in the world. Next to Opals, Paraiba Tourmalines are the only gemstone variety in the world that can fan out white sunlight into neon colours. Their "Electric Blue" or "Lagoon Colours" are â€œout of this worldâ€?. In combination with the African Opals, this creates a radiance that brings a smile to those that lay eyes on them.
CLEAR CRISTALS "A VOYAGE INTO THE LIGHT" The carefully selected Aquamarines, in their delicate green-blue shades and architectural cuts, transformed into dramatic sets of two, emphasize the elegance of the wearer and frame her face like a work of art with the mystery of clear water in the light of summer sunshine.
Grey diamonds and blue sapphires on rock cristal tassels combined with moonstones. Connected with an invisible mechanism allowing the earrings to transform from a short daytime set, to a two piece cocktail or full lenght version as shown.
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In the luxury segment, Richard Mille is considered a young brand. Its first German boutique recently opened in the Bavarian capital, Munich.
whose prices can compete with those of a sports car is growing steadily. The French brand Richard Mille is experiencing – and benefiting from – this demand. “I have no idea how large our market actually is,” says company founder Richard Mille, 65. “I only know that currently, it just keeps growing.” The Frenchman, who has had a long career in fine watchmaking, founded his own label just before the turn of the millennium, something he says he had dreamt of doing for many years. He wanted to create uncomplicated watches that were a little more modest than those of his competitors. To achieve this, Mille puts his trust in hightech materials and technologies that are also being employed in the development of airplanes and racing cars, such as carbon fiber, special ceramics and highgrade titanium, for example. The company, which has already produced about 25,000 watches (average price € 180,000), has now opened its first boutique in Germany on Maximilianstraße in Munich, one of the city’s most exclusive shopping boulevards. Mille says: “Our products are contemporary and full of respect for the fine art of watchmaking.” he market for watches
1+4 The Richard Mille boutique in Munich 2 Models “RM07” and “RM033” 3 Founder Richard Mille (on the left) with racing driver and brand embassador Sébastien Ogier.
TEXT: UTA ABENDROTH
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EDITOR’S LETTER page 10
MAN page 32
VIPP page 54
ANINE BING, www.aninebing.com
ZADIG UND VOLTAIRE page 64
HUDSON MADE NEW YORK,
ZADIG & VOLTAIRE,
TRAVEL page 20
BURNING MAN, www.burningman.org
JOSEPH ABBOUD, www.josephabboud.com
ART & DESIGN page 26
OFFICES page 196
HÄSTENS BED, www.hastens.com
MORITZ WENZ, www.moritz-wenz.de
BRAHMFELD & GUTRUF, www.brahmfeld-gutruf.com
PETITE FRITURE, www.petitefriture.com
BOOKS page 202 GESTALTEN, www.shop.gestalten.com KEHRER, www.kehrerverlag.com KERBER, www.kerberverlag.com PHAIDON, www.phaidon.com SCHIRMER & MOSEL,
THE DARWIN SECT, www.darwinsect.com
THOMAS EYCK, www.thomaseyck.com
MATTHIAS JUNG, www.zabadu.de THE COOL CLUB CARDS,
LOOK page 34
BRITISH HOME STORES, www.bhs.co.uk
INTERVIEW page 28
EDIE PARKER, www.edie-parker.com
KITH & KIN, kithandkin.org.uk
SOCIETY page 206 RICHARD MILLE, www.richardmille.com
MAISON JANSEN, www.1stdibs.com
MEET THE PUGS, www.meetthepugs.com
PERSONAL page 210
OLIVER BONAS, www.oliverbonas.com
WOMAN page 30
ONE KINGS LANE, www.onekingslane.com
BALENCIAGA, www.balenciaga.com CERRUTI BALERI, www.baleri-italia.com CONNOX, www.connox.de DIBBERN, www.dibbern.de LULUS, www.lulus.com MADOTTA, www.madotta.com MENU, www.menu-design-shop.de PLAYTYPE, www.playtype.com PRABAL GURUNG, www.prabalgurung.com TAMARA COMOLLI, www.tamaracomolli.com
SOCIETY 6, www.society6.com
STRATHCONA, www.strathconastockings.com W&P DESIGN, www.wandpdesign.com
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ANINE BING page 38 ANINE BING, www.aninebing.com
BJARKE INGELS page 48 BJARKE INGELS, www.big.dk PAGES 64–65
LEFT: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, THE THINKER, 1986 ACRYLIC ON CANVAS © THE ESTATE OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT/VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016
We couldn’t resist showing you these before going to print: a book whose pages only come to life in ultraviolet light, a silky-soft cushion, a silver cuff bracelet and black tumblers engraved with mathematical formulas.
CENTER: DAN FLAVIN, UNTITLED © ESTATE OF DAN FLAVIN/VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016 RIGHT: ADAM MCEWEN, PRENZLAU, 2013 © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016
PAGES 66–67 LEFT: CHAIR BY JEAN PROUVÉ © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016 RIGHT: TABLE BY CHARLOTTE PERRIAND © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016
PAGES 68–69 1 BOOK Natalija Ribovic’s poems in Sundance are only visible in ultraviolet light, approx. € 25, www.natalijaribovic.com 2 TUMBLERS “Concinnitas Collection,” price on request, www.artelglass.com 3 BRACELET “Lamellae Cuff” by Zaha Hadid, € 2,675, www.georgjensen.com 4 CUSHION “Peace Sign,” approx. € 160, www.silkenfavours.com 5 EARRINGS “Clouds” are made of acrylic, wood and silver, € 32, www.okiiko.eu
LEFT: BEN VAUTIER, PORNO STAR © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016 RIGHT: TABLE BY CHARLOTTE PERRIAND © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN 2016
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A Matter of Attitude
Snøhetta founders Craig Dykers (left) and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen. The cultural center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, is due to open in 2016.
TEXT: UTA ABENDROTH; PHOTOS: © SNØHETTA & MIR (1)
reate architecture for its own sake? That kind of attitude is alien to Snøhetta. The Norwegian architectural fim, founded in Oslo by Craig Dykers and Kjetil Trædal Thorsen in 1989, relates every single one of its designs to its context. “Obviously we always want to create something unique,” says Thorsen, “but only if it arises naturally from the circumstances.” That applies just as much to the recently opened extension to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as it does to the Norwegian Embassy in Berlin with a block of granite at its center, the new building for the Library of Alexandria, the Culture Center at Ground Zero in Manhattan or Oslo Opera House with its accessible roof. Snøhetta, which meanwhile has branches in New York, San Francisco and Innsbruck, doesn’t so much have a typical style as a style all its own. Its interdisciplinary collaboration with creatives from other professions, including landscape designers and artists, plays a major role in its work – all over the world.
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