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Summertime! This is the season for rediscovering the simple things in life. Eating plump, juicy cherries and spitting out the pits, running around barefoot and feeling the warm breeze on your skin. When it comes to interiors it’s hard to find a nyone who can master the beauty of simplicity as tastefully and elegantly as Christian Liaigre. Growing up on the French Atlantic island of Île de Ré taught the designer and interior architect to appreciate the charm of minimalism. His beach house on St. Barts reflects the iconic spirit with which he has approached his craft for the past 27 years: celebrating materials but avoiding superfluous details. The Frenchman’s latest project – adding a whole new complex to the legendary Hôtel Costes in Paris – will reflect this as well. Turn to page 36 for our exclusive interview with Christian Liaigre. Actually, we have put together a whole issue for you in desperate anticipation of the happiest season of the year. Pay a visit to Agnès Monplaisir at her exquisite estate outside Paris, meet the sensational landscape architect Piet Oudolf or go surfing in South Africa. We hope you enjoy this new issue
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On the road
SIMON UPTON The London-based photographer specializes in portraits and interiors and spends most of the year traveling around the world. In Paris he met French gallerist Agnès Monplaisir, who not only surrounds herself with art but looks like an artwork herself (page 48).
In the picture
FRÉDÉRIC BASSET His artist grandmother was the inspiration for Frédéric Basset, who runs an agency in Paris and represents some of the best interior and lifestyle photographers in the business – like Simon Upton (r.). He himself is an enthusiastic portrait photographer.
BARBARA VAN DER GRIJP Barbara van der Grijp has been an Engel & Völkers Licence Partner since 2008 and has two shops in Amsterdam. Two more are in the pipeline. Before the 56-year-old made a career out of her hobbies – architecture and design – she worked as a lawyer and ran a gallery.
WOLFGANG GEHRMANN Wolfgang Gehrmann, who writes for major German publications Die Zeit and GEO, regularly takes to the ice on skates – and has a soft spot for the lakes of Scandinavia. For GG, he drew on his experience of cruises to Nordic climes.
GREG COX Photos should tell a story – that’s Greg’s motto. And they should open our eyes, because the rapid pace of modern life can make us forget what really counts. The photo shoot for our surfer story (page 56) was a home game for the South African.
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Monica Mascheroni (with her dog Frida), Marta Capuozzo and Barbara Nespoli are the team behind Milanese agency Living Inside, which specializes in interior, lifestyle, food and garden photography. They put GG in touch with Greg Cox (left).
Eva Müller-May is an expert on fashion and interiors who has adopted Paris as her home. She seemed the perfect choice to pen a portrait of gallerist Agnès Monplaisir (page 48).
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DEBORAH RUDMAN If you grow up on the beaches of Cape Town, it’s only natural that visiting the world’s most beautiful coastlines feels like coming home. For Deborah Rudman, the ocean, the moods and colors of its waters hold an irresistible attraction. Her surfer story for GG starts on page 56.
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AT HOME Summer bliss. A visit to interior designer C hristian Liaigre’s beach house on the Caribbean island of St. Barts.
20 Hot ice – a cruise to the Arctic Ocean is the biggest adventure of the summer.
ART & DESIGN
26 Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby design
their first outdoor collection for Dedon.
28 Guaranteed fun: SHE steps into cool water in style this summer.
30 Pink is for guys, too! Especially with these beautiful items for HIM.
32 Out of thin air: a collection of attractive blow-up objects.
AT HOME CHRISTIAN LIAIGRE AGNÈS MONPLAISIR
ART & DESIGN “Poured Bowls” by Troels Flensted.
36 Minimalism with maximum effect:
the relaxed e legance of interior designer L iaigre’s beach house in St. Barts.
48 The artfully designed home of
gallery owner Agnès Montplaisir and her husband outside Paris.
56 Determined by the tides:
the surfing family’s everyday lives are the envy of many.
64 Gardens are a matter of design. No
one has mastered this art as perfectly as Dutchman Piet Oudolf.
PHOTOS: MARK SEELEN (1), GREG COX/BUREAUX/LIVINGINSIDE (1), SIMON UPTON/THE INTERIOR ARCHIVE/BASSET IMAGES (1), © 2017 BAN.DO ® (1)
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AT HOME A laid-back surfers’ paradise: Plettenberg Bay on the South African coast.
AT HOME There are plenty of sculptures in gallery owner A gnès Monplaisir’s dining room, they are just a lot smaller than those in the garden.
24 Nature is the main inspiration: tables,
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INTERVIEW Jacks-of-alltrades: London designers Edward Barber (left) and Jay Osgerby.
80 Mansions, villas, office space – the best real estate around.
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172 Poggenpohl has been leading the way
178 Picasso, Matisse & Co.: Engel & Völkers London showcases art.
MAN Chair chic: “Aesthetic Healing” by Crosby Studios.
182 Gems and curiosities for your coffee
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186 Expressive shapes: Zaha Hadid’s
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EDITORIAL AT HOME Man with a green thumb: garden designer Piet Oudolf.
EDITOR’S LETTER ADDRESSES
8 A foreward to the new issue. 10 Summertime! 184 Where we got it all: names, addresses and manufacturers.
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Exploring the Arctic Ocean on an expedition cruise. If a walrus appears, rubber dinghies are handy for taking a closer look.
The real luxury on this expedition cruise is outside: a frozen wasteland illuminated by the cold light of the Arctic sun. Coming to terms with the silence, the endless ice and the meaninglessness of time is a humbling experience.
The bow of the ship is the best place to stand and listen to the crack and boom of the ice floes against the hull. The cabins empty completely when a whale or polar bear comes into view.
Sublime Journey to the Far North Summer is the perfect season to navigate the Arctic Ocean and the Northwest Passage. On a cruise, you will encounter polar bears, clarity and silence between Spitsbergen, Greenland and northern Canada. TEXT: Wolfgang Gehrmann PHOTOS: Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
ntil this beautiful midummer’s day the only ice the guests on board have come across clinked gently in their glasses prior to the captain’s dinner. But on August 21, around midday, Thilo Natke, captain of the “MS Hanseatic,” notes down the word “ice” in his logbook – and next to it, the ship’s position: 68° 35’ N, 111° 07’ W. It is where the ship first ventures through a field of pack ice in the Dolphin and Union Strait. Icy shapes of various sizes are dotted around the steel-colored surface of the water and form a bizarre seascape that stretches all the way to the horizon beneath a pale sun. Piercing the arctic air is a percussive symphony led by the scraping and thudding of ice floes against the ship’s hull. “The long-awaited ice brings all the passengers crowding onto the foredeck and into the mess, where they stand in almost reverential silence as the ship quietly glides forward,” notes the captain in his logbook. It is moments like this that draw people to expedition cruises to the High Arctic. Some of them may have had enough of southern summers, while others want to experience the icy north with its whales and polar bears as long as it still exists. Even captains who have navigated the polar waters up to 150 times like Natke are unable to contain their enthusiasm for the ultimate treat that lies ahead: the humbling experience of boundless space, silence, clarity and immeasurable time. The Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd shipping company offers summer cruises between Spitsbergen, Greenland and the northern coast of Canada on board its small cruise vessels: the “Hanseatic” and the “Bremen.” Responding to increasing demand, the company has also built two further ships. The routes and schedules are determined beforehand, but the details of each expedition are dictated by the weather, the tides and the ice drift. And by the kings of the Arctic. When the announcement “polar bears in sight!” rings out from the loudspeakers, the ship’s restaurant will empty in a matter of minutes, even during a captain’s dinner. The captain doesn’t mind stopping for an hour or so to allow passengers to observe the bears drifting past on their ice floe. While polar bear sightings are not guaranteed in the price, lucky Arctic voyagers are bound to see whales spouting. They will encounter a minke, humpback or even a blue whale and witness the incredible sight of flukes rising from the sea only to disappear again in elegant slow motion. When watching whales or polar bears it is better to stay on board the ship and observe the majestic creatures from afar. But when walruses come into view, tough rubber dinghies called Zodiacs are deployed so that passengers can climb aboard and observe the third member of the “Arctic Big Three” up close. These tusked and flippered creatures love nothing better than to relax on rocks and ice shelves, and at the most, will tussle with each other for a good spot. Once they’ve slid into the water, the gently giants will allow the dinghies to approach them to within twenty meters.
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PLAYGROUND ART & DESIGN
BRILLIANT The objects built by master goldsmith and jewelry maker Uli Milz act as a bridge between the human, architectural and natural worlds. His mirrored vitrine reflects the beauty of all three.
OLITAIRE S among side tables: what more do you need than this captivating sculpture? “Sea Anemone 7” by Pia Maria Raeder, Galerie BSL.
MINIATURE MAGIC Architecture, nature, grafiti – American artist and graphic designer Neal Peterson includes various aspects of cities in his Urban Mandalas project. At first glance, the intricate prints look like creative picture puzzles, but careful inspection will reveal photographic reprentations of scenes from cities around the world, such as Vancouver, Pyongyang or Mexico City. From approximately € 120.
RICK OF THE TRADE T Material is everything to Danish product designer Troels Flensted. He never lets his minimalist designs interfere with it or even steal the show. His “Poured Bowls” are a good example: handmade marbled bowls that come in eight different colors and feature a different pattern on each one. From approximately € 70.
SUBMARINE GEOMETRY The underwater pavilions by American artist Doug Aitken are part of a show he put on at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los A ngeles. Anchored off the coast of Catalina Island, they invite snorklers to swim through them. UTSIDE THE BOX O When a concept designer (Universal Favourite) teams up with a chocolatier (Bakedown Cakery), this is what you get: blocks of chocolate you can have fun building with before you take a nibble. Flavors include cherry, shortbread and watermelon.
TEXT: SUSANNE KALOFF; PHOTOS: AMANDA PRIOR (1), JANNICK BOERLUM (1), SHAWN HEINRICHS/PATRICK FALLON UNDERWATER PAVILIONS, 2016, INSTALLATION VIEW, AVALON, CALIFORNIA. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST, PARLEY FOR THE OCEANS AND THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES (1)
Of animal flowers, picture puzzles and turbulence beneath the waves.
What is the secret of a good product? Edward Barber: A good p roduct
should be meaningful and useful; ideally it should also be passed down the generations and used every day. A classic is an object that you never tire of and treasure, but also cannot live without on a practical, everyday level. Is this the design philosophy you applied when you designed the “Tibbo” furniture range for Dedon? Jay Osgerby: We designed
the collection with the intention of bringing the sensibility of indoor furniture outside. That’s why the pieces work both inside and outside the home. The chairs and tables are tactile and architecturally calm, which we intended to contrast with the often chaotic nature of the outside environment. The furniture is crafted from premium teak sourced from sustainable plantations, and so has great weather resistance and durability, even in extreme conditions. If the collection is outside, it will naturally acquire a beautiful silver-gray patina, whereas indoors it will retain its golden hue. The cushions and the soft-touch, natural-looking fiber that we developed specially for
this collection provide comfortable seating. The furniture is also light enough to be moved around with ease. How much of your personal style is in the products? Edward Barber: It is difficult to pinpoint a particular “style” in our work, because we approach each project in isolation. For us, the design process involves a series of discussions, sketches and model-making over a period of time until we are satisfied with the solution. What do you like most about your job? Edward Barber: I love working with great manufacturers who share our vision and collaborate to create items that are timeless, versatile and uncompromising. There are so many products out there that we have to ensure that anything we add to the mix is worthy of the resources and materials utilized. What inspires you? Jay Osgerby: Most things. As a designer you can’t help but look at the world with an enquiring mind. Our minds are full of problems that need to be solved. We find solutions when we least expect it, and that’s the magical part of being a designer – noticing it when you see it.
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby founded their studio in London in 1996. The “Tibbo” collection is their first outdoor furniture project.
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London design duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby have designed gorgeous teak outdoor furniture for the label Dedon. Their creations couldn’t be comfier or more stylish.
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7 BOOM BOX Portable, weatherproof “Muvo Mini” is a wirelss loudspeaker with a 10hour battery. By Creative, approximately € 60.
8 MASSAGE Like walking on the seabed: attractive silicone rugs for indoor and outdoor use, non-slip and waterproof. Shore Rugs, approximately € 240. 5
4 LOOK GOOD “Aqua Seal Waterproof Liquid Converter” makes your make-up water- and smudgeproof. Make Up For Ever, approx. € 20. 5 BREATHE... ... deeper, not faster. It’s easy with the ocean blue “Full Face Snorkel Mask.” By H2O Ninja, approximately € 135. 6 LEG WORK Ditch your bike and make some headway on the water. The “S1” is a bike-catamaran
9 DIVE IN You’ll glide through the water like a dolphin now. This incredibly light underwater toy will turn submarine dreams into reality. “Honeycomb Blue Flame” by Subwing, approximately € 270. 10 HALLMARK In 1975, Norman Parkinson snapped Jerry Hall diving into a pool. Makeup bag by Charlotte Tilbury, approximately € 65.
11 SMILE! The little camera that could: “RE Blue” is waterproof up to a depth of one meter, with enough memory for 30 minutes of video. By HTC, approximately € 60.
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2 SELFIE With its auto or manual exposure function and a Fujinon lense, the “Instax mini 8” instant camera makes every photo turn out great. Fujifilm, approx. € 65.
8 GEOMETRIC The “Superpose” pendant lamp consists of three bent aluminum sheets positioned at a 90° angle to each other. Frederik Kurzweg Design, price on request.
9 HANDY Minimalist design, maximum impact: “Desert Flower” backpack by Herschel via Need Supply Co., approximately € 95.
3 ENSEMBLE Got your gear for the new season yet? This outfit makes it easy. By Cerruti, price on request. 4 FRUITY “Cherry Blossom Tonic” combines a gentle bitterness with floral cherry flavors. Thomas Henry, € 1.50. 5 COOL The “Reflective Tape Snapback” logo is sure to get you noticed. By Stussy, approximately € 44. 6 SOOTHING “Aesthic healing” is the concept behind this tripod chair by New York and Moscow-based Crosby Studios. A sight for sore eyes! Price on request.
10 ELEGANT Solid silver cufflinks with rose gold plating and a rose chalcedony. By Latelita London via Wolf & Badger, approx. € 180. 11 ABC The book Alphabet Logo showcases 535 monograms designed from letters of the alphabet by famous studios. In alphabetical order. Present & Correct, approx. € 9.
12 BOOMING Better than any after-work drink: pump up the volume! Wirelessly, of course. Marshall Stanmore, approximately € 400.
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ror, are available in various sizes between 50 x 50 cm and 225 x 100 cm. Zieta, prices on request 4 ILLUSION The “Up Balloon” dining table consists of a glass tabletop seemingly held up by balloons. Glass, steel and a metal-resin composite material provide stability. 120 or 190 cm in diameter, Duffy London, approximately € 9,000 5 IMPRESSIVE The letters of the “Hooray” banner are made of silver mylar balloons. Roughly 40 centimeters tall, they really make a statement! The TomKat Studio, approximately € 15 6 SAFETY FIRST The “2.0 Airbag” bike helmet provides cyclists
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Simply elegant. The master of fine interiors, Christian Liaigre, enjoys his own signture style in his beach house on St. Barts.
Simple, elegant and reduced to the essentials. Christian Liaigreâ€™s beachfront cabana in the Caribbean at dusk.
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In his beach house in St. Barts, Christian Liaigre enjoys a simple, elegant life, which, like the Liaigre designs, is reduced to the bare essentials. After selling his company in May of last year, the iconic master of omission plans to devote more time to art – his passion for the past 27 years. INTERVIEW: Michaela Cordes PHOTOS: Mark Seelen
“Intellectually, my priorities have changed. I have no time to lose.”
Oiled local wood, leather folding chairs and an oak-and-teak dining table grace the white-painted kitchen and dining area in the cabana.
“I am in the privileged position of being able to do what I want, even if I don’t make any money.” CHRISTIAN LIAIGRE
Liaigre’s beach house is located right on the beach in Marigot Bay. “I can watch the sea turtles swimming in the morning.”
ight, air and space. These are all the luxuries that Christian Liaigre needs and
he finds them here on the island of St. Barts. The warm wind on your skin, the cheerful Caribbean colors and the close proximity to the sea. The well-known Frenchman has designed elaborate houses on the island for famous American art dealer Larry Gagosian and Russian business magnate Roman Abramovich. Liaigre is also always welcome on board the massive 60-meter Pirini Navi “Seahawk” when its owner moors at the Port of Gustavia. The elegant superyacht belongs to the former owner of Esprit, and is also a Liaigre custom-interior design with its cedar and ebony furniture, teak ceilings and rosewood panelling. Judging by the names of his clients, you might assume the Parisian designer is irresistibly drawn to the world of ostentatious luxury. You only realize how totally mistaken you are once you have been invited to visit C hristian Liaigre at his beach house in Marigot Bay. The cabana he built on this bay, right beside the Le Sereno hotel, another work by the minimalist master, celebrates the simplicity of an earlier time on the French Caribbean island. Its interior reflects Christian Liaigre’s love of nature, his appreciation for raw materials and his eye for the essentials. The famous French designer enjoys spending time here with his 10-year-old son Léonard. “We cook together when we’re here, and Léonard likes to go fishing with the local children and swimming in the sea. The only thing he hates is the jetlag after the eight-hour flight from Paris.”
How did you originally find this spot? Twelve
years ago, I happened to stop my car on this property to take in the beautiful view of the bay. It had a small restaurant on it at the time, and a local man sat down next to me with a beer in his hand. We just sat there together for a while looking at the sea. Eventually, he started talking, and told me that, twenty years earlier, his grandfather had acquired this very piece of land in exchange for a truck. “Do you want to buy some land near this bay?” he suddenly asked me, and I told him that I was planning to have a a look around, but he shot back: “Well then, you’re sitting on
“I have everything I need – air, space and light,” says Christian Liaigre, who appreciates the pristine aspects of the island of St. Barts.
Masterly contrasts delight the eye and soothe the soul: Black and white wood dominate the interior of Christian L Â iaigreâ€™s beach house, creating a unique atmosphere. The antique writing desk adds a distinct touch.
Laid-back elegance right on the sea. Classic Liaigre folding chairs surround a cedar table on the terrace.
“When the parties are over and the peak season has passed, the island’s true spirit returns.”
Simplicity is also evident in the minimalistically designed bathroom and sleeping areas. What about air conditioning? It’s nowhere to be seen. Instead, the master of the house says: “I love the feel of the wind at night.”
it!” So I bought the land and built a simple cabana on it like the ones people used to live in on the island years ago. That was before all the big houses were built. St. Barts is only a three-hour flight from New York City, and things have changed a lot here. Back then, there wasn’t even one big house, just simple Swedish-style cabanas. Now, it seems I do own the very last cabana.
Wealthy clients have been “purchasing” your good taste and seek-
How do you explain the magic of this unique island to someone who
Was this one of the reasons you decided to sell your company last
has never been here?
year? (Editor’s note: The Christian Liaigre Group was sold to Sym-
I tend to stay away over New Year’s because that’s when the Americans come to celebrate, and it’s just far too loud. In the summertime, it’s actually also too hot for me. My favorite time to come to St. Barts is in the spring or after hurricane season in the fall. When the parties are over, that’s when the island regains its original charm and is much more easygoing. St. Barts is still very much influenced by the reggae musicians and bohemian artists who used to live here, and there is still a thriving creative scene consisting of European and American artists. Lola Schnabel, for instance, the daughter of the painter Julian Schnabel, is my neighbor. She recently completed a portrait of my son Léonard. You grew up on the island of Île de Ré, which is situated off the coast of La Rochelle in France. Does St. Barts remind you a little bit of your childhood days on the Atlantic coast?
I think there might be a connection. Many sailers from La Rochelle also live on St. Barts today, so I really do feel quite at home here. Isn’t living on this island – where life is reduced to the essentials – somewhat representative of the Liaigre style? Does it not perhaps reflect your creed, according to
that that must become quite tiring, eventually.
It does, and it has also grown a little bit boring after all these years. Intellectually, I have other priorities now, and would rather work as an artist than a designer. It feels like a natural change, like an evolution.
phony International Holdings Limited in May 2016 for an undisclosed sum) Yes
– because my time is very limited now and I cannot afford to lose any of it. Even before you launch your new furniture line, you intend to complete another big project next year – the spectacular extension of the legendary Hôtel Costes in Paris, which is known for its eternally booked patio restaurant, its unmistakeable and internationally famous music compilations and last but certainly not least, its red plush interior by the designer Jacques Garcia. How did this collaboration come about?
I had already done the interior of La Société restaurant in SaintGermain-de-Prés in Paris, which was owned by the same person. Back then, I was inspired by the fine arts academy just down the road and decided I wanted to design a bistro for the artists. The owner loved the spirit of that place. What I enjoy most about the Costes project is being able to work with one single person as opposed to a big hotel company where I would be working on a project with ten different people, none of whom would understand much about de CHRISTIAN LIAIGRE sign. Here I’m collaborating directly with the owner, and that is a real pleasure. We meet every other day or even several times a week to exchange all kinds of interesting ideas, which we then put into practice without much discussion. The new Costes hotel will be very different from the old one. It will have large, comfortable suites on each of its six floors, suites in which guest will want to spend much more time than just a few days, even with small children. I think we are building the first hotel ever that put any thought into children’s bedrooms.
“I’m redoing my garden – with the help of a philosopher landscape architect.”
which you strip away all that is superfluous to focus on materials like the most exquisite leather or the most beautiful grain of wood? Yes, there is certainly something to that. I’m currently working on a new furniture collection, which I am planning to launch in 2020. Unlike the collections I have done in the past, which were more commercial, the new line will consist of unique pieces and be much more radical. I want to venture down new paths and only do things that really speak to me – like working with artists. I am in the privileged position of being able to do what I want, even if I don’t make any money. You have always stated that you prefer working with clients who own an impressive art collection. Why? To
me, it is a sign that they have good taste, which is important for the job. It is much easier to work with clients who have a sense of aesthetics.
ing your advice on how to live for nearly thirty years. I can imagine
And what about you personally? Where do you go to unwind and regenerate body and soul?
I come here to St. Barts where I want to feel far, far away from Paris or New York, and where I live a completely different life. I want to be able to walk around barefoot and enjoy the feeling of the wooden floors and the sand beneath my feet.
In the summer, when the pond is covered with flowering water lilies, the ornate park looks like a Monet painting.
Art for Life’s Sake French gallery owner Agnès Monplaisir and her husband divide their time between their Paris home and a country estate – surrounded by art, a flock of adult children and lots of friends. TEXT: Eva Müller-May PHOTOS: © Simon Upton/The Interior Archive/Basset Images
Dressed in an Oscar de la Renta gown with a huge bow, the lady of the house looks like a sculpture herself.
“I knew I’d been here before. The water lilies looked as if they’d been painted by Monet.” AGNÈS MONPLAISIR
A sculpture by Daniel HourdĂŠ leans against a mighty oak like a stylized dragon.
“We often dance into the early hours of the morning.” AGNÈS MONPLAISIR
The ivy- and vine-clad main house. Bronze sculptures by Do König Vassilakis adorn the salon, a bronze head by Igor Mitoraj crowns the pool (above). Below, a small delegation from the patchwork family of ten in front of the stables: Agnès with her youngest daughter Andrea (left) and her husband Christian with daughter Julie.
AgnĂ¨s Monplaisir in a Valentino gown. The fallen Icarus on the lawn is made of bronze.
Fully integrated in the surfing community: Frances (above, r.), Tadj (in a blue sarong) and Wojtek Orzechowski (r.) with their dog, Storm.
The beautiful bay Plettenberg Bay in South Africa’s Western Cape is a surfer’s paradise. It has been the almost permanent home of the Orzechowskis for 13 years. Going about their lives barefoot and in view of the sea, they depend on its rhythms the way others depend on a bus schedule. TEXT: Deborah Rudman PHOTOS: Greg Cox/ Bureaux/Livinginside PRODUCTION: Sven Alberding/ Bureaux
“We watch the tides and plan our daily activities around low and high tide” FRANCES ORZECHOWSKI
Concrete floor, corrugated metal roof, plenty of space for surf boards and skate boards â€“ and an open fire pit right outside.
“Keeping things simple and aiming for self-sufficiency is the best way to be” FRANCES ORZECHOWSKI
The family gathers around the outdoor fire pit – the perfect place for tired surfers to relax.
Clockwise, beginning in the lower left-hand corner: Frances and Wojtek Orzechowski’s house consists of three round huts called rondavels constructed from traditional African materials. The roofs are thatched, just like in the drawing. The kitchen furniture was acquired from several second-hand stores in Plettenberg. Tadj Orzechowski, the couples’ surfer son, has his own cabin and visitors who like the hammock. His mother, Frances, enjoys a quiet moment in the garden. His father, Wojtek, studies the sea with the family dog, Storm. The bedrooms are purposely furnished just as simply as the rest of the house, and the bedspread on the bed is from Indalo, Frances’ store in Plettenberg Bay.
down and we simply enjoy being here. What more could you want?” FRANCES ORZECHOWSKI
f you turn off the main coastal highway in the Western Cape, past
observes, “and there’s wonderful birdlife here.” In fact, Plett is rapthe manicured golf courses and double-story mansions of Pletidly becoming a birder’s paradise: half of the endemic bird species tenberg Bay, and head through subtropical thickets of heathland of South Africa are found here, and recent migrants include flocks vegetation and sand dunes, you’ll come to the magical spot where of majestic flamingos. For novice and professional surfers there are numerous events to the Keurbooms River meets the ocean. Forming a natural lagoon, it is the chosen getaway spot for provide a challenge: in addition to the Jeffreys Bay classic surfing competition – the Billabong ASP Championship, one of the topFrances and Wojtek Orzechowski and their son, Tadj. The trio are an integral part of the Plettenberg Bay community: Frances deranked competitions on the international circuit – there are bodysigns women’s leisurewear under the brand name Soul, which she boarding contests, such as the Wedge Classic Bodyboarding Comand Wojtek sell in their three Indalo stores along the aptly named petition, the oldest bodyboarding event in South Africa. “Nipper” classes are regularly held throughout the year, where youngsters are “Garden Route,” which stretches from Mossel Bay in the southeast to trained to become lifesavers. Storms River on the edge of the Eastern Cape. The coastal resort town of Plettenberg Bay (affectionately referred And of course, when night falls, these stars of the surf are still to as Plett) is one of the most beautiful surfing destinations on the full of energy, swapping boards for dance beats at the local eaterGarden Route, blessed with pristine beaches and warm, clear waies and nightclubs. The end-of-year Plett Rage is on everyone’s calter. It’s also favored for its temperendar – the first week of Decemate climate: winters are mild, sumber is when Plett hosts an influx of mers are warm, and it’s protected exuberant, newly graduated highfrom the strong seasonal winds that school students from all over the Western Cape. buffet most other parts of the Cape coast. Combined, these elements hen the Orzechowskis want to escape the hubbub, make it ideal for year-round watersports. Surf enthusiasts, attracted by they retreat to their holthe moderate ocean swells, descend iday shack at the Keurbooms Laupon Plett in cheerful droves all year goon: a collection of three small ronround, as well as upon the internadavels or “round huts” linked by a tional surfing hub of Jeffreys Bay covered passageway. It’s a very par160 kilometers further north. ticular, African-inspired design: a First discovered by Portuguese excircular construction of stone and plorers in the 1600s who gave it the wood, with a distinctive thatched name “Baía Formosa” – the beaupitched roof. Traditionally a type of tiful bay – Plett remained relativeindigenous southern African rural ly undeveloped over the centuries. dwelling, the style has been approUntil the 1970s, it was a little more priated and modified for a variety than a village, the preserve of a wanof purposes. dering band of young surfers from Frances planted a vegetable patch Cape Town and Durban in search so that every December, when the of a satisfying wave. Each year, the holiday season is in full chaotnumber of those surf aficionados ic swing, they can avoid the Plett grew and so did the village: today its stores crammed with summer tourists, and use the produce from the resident population is about 40,000. (This figure triples in December and garden instead. “It works so well that January, when family holidaymakwe now use it all year round!” ers from all over the country flock Above all, the home’s appeal lies here for the holiday season.) in its simplicity. It invites a bareWhere there was just a handfoot-and-barbecue lifestyle: the idea ful of scattered houses, there are is to take off your shoes on arrivA barefoot-and-barbecue lifestyle: al and forget about them until it’s now schools, hotels, banks, shopyou take off your shoes on arrival and forget about them until it’s time to leave. ping malls and most of the facilitime to leave. Entertaining friends ties you’d expect to find in an estaband family is also easy: the open lished town. Its enduring appeal remains, however – it’s a natural fire pit is an irresistible gathering point, and a barbecue of fresh fish makes a delicious, simple meal, accompanied by salads from the playground for both land-based and ocean-centered activities. he Orzechowskis made this their home 13 years ago, drawn by garden. “We live off the land where possible,” says Frances. “Keeping things simple and aiming for self-sufficiency is the best way to be.” the appeal of a coastal resort that blends elements of casual sophistication with a wholeheartedly outdoor lifestyle. Both Tadj Everything one needs, she adds, is right here – the ocean for surfand Wojtek are accomplished ocean men – they surf, dive, ski, kiteing, the beach for long walks, the lagoon for a swim, vegetation for surf and paddle at any opportunity. color and shade, and a produce patch for the kitchen. “We watch the tides and plan our daily activities around high “It’s wonderful to be at home and watch the water as it changes and low tide,” says Frances. Tadj, 17, gives surfing lessons to other with the seasons. Whales pass by in winter; there are dolphins in youngsters in his school holidays. “He finds it constantly rewardsummer. And although the house is no more than 10 minutes from ing – the thrill of seeing children riding their first wave.” Frances town, when we are sitting in our garden, looking out over the lagoon, herself prefers the calmness of the lagoon, where her favorite acwe feel isolated – in a good way! Time slows down and we simply entivity is SUP (stand-up paddling). “The estuary is so peaceful,” she joy being here. What more could you want?”
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Symphony in Green
Heâ€™s been called the god of perennials, the rock star of landscaping, the king of naturalism: Piet Oudolf is one of the most famous garden designers in the world. Besides creating part of Battery Park and the High Line in New York, he has also done private gardens and temporary installations, including for the Biennale in Venice. When it comes to the art of arranging plants, Oudolf is second to none.TEXT: Uta Abendroth
Art garden: at Hauser & Wirthâ€™s Durslade Farm in Somerset, the RadiÄ‡ pavilion nestles among carefully graduated beds.
A gift for overwrought city dwellers: the High Line Park was created on an elevated section of a disused railway line in Manhattan.
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iet Oudolf composes symphonies. With prairie
lilies and ornamental alliums, with asters, peonies and milkweeds, with beebalm, meadow rue, moor grass, forget-me-nots and viper’s bugloss. The Dutchman is considered the best and most influential garden designer in the world today. He is unparalleled when it comes to combining trees, grasses, hedges, shrubs, annuals and perennials and establishing relationships between them, creating patterns and repetitions that add up to unique arrangements: “I combine plants that feel comfortable with one another,” says the 73-year-old. “It’s a question of aesthetics more than anything else, because gardens are a sort of living picture.” In the past, gardening as an art form was a profession mainly cultivated by the English. Piet Oudolf was probably the last person on earth who thought he would end up influencing generations of landscape architects and garden designers and casting a spell on visitors with his ingeniously arranged green spaces. When he was in his early 1920s he tried out all sorts of things, working as
a waiter in his parents’ restaurant, a barkeeper, steelworker, fishmonger and architect. But he didn’t find any of it particularly satisfying. Then, at 25, he came across a book by English garden designer Beth Chatto. Oudolf set off for Essex, had a look at Chatto’s nursery and discovered his soft spot for plants. Back in his home country, he and his wife Anja opened a nursery in Haarlem in 1982 and began propagating plants that were difficult or impossible to find in the Netherlands at the time. Later the family moved to the village of Hummelo in the Dutch province of Gelderland and laid out a garden around an old farmhouse. The 10,000 square meters of grounds – which are open to the public from May to October (except for July) – are an experimental lab, show garden and nursery all rolled into one. And for Oudolf, the place he laid the foundations for his international success as an innovative garden trendsetter. at the beginning, when I started exploring the topic, I liked English gardens more than anything else,” says Oudolf. “But then, influenced by Mien Ruys (Editor’s note: full name Wilhelmina Jacoba Moussault-Ruys, one of the first female land-
scape gardeners in the Netherlands) and friends, I gradually developed a liking for more dynamic and natural gardens. That led to me incorporating wild plants and a lot of different grasses into more and more of my designs – plants that had never been used in gardens before.” For the co-founder of what’s come to be known as the Dutch Wave – a movement that aims to give the plants and their esthetics center stage – it is not the color of a plant that constitutes the decisive criterion, but its structure. For Oudolf, a well-designed garden isn’t only made up of flowers, it includes trees and bushes as well. And it should never be boring: “A good garden is interesting all year round. It’s all about composing a landscape that goes beyond the combination of individual plants. Even decaying, dying plants are beautiful, as are flower skeletons and seedheads. There’s no reason why everything has to flower at the same time.” From the mid-90s, the Dutchman’s art of creating naturalist gardens made him famous the world over. It was around that time that he combined 200 different plant species and varieties in the Drömparken in the center of Enköping, Sweden. The sea of blue wood-
land sage (Salvia nemorosa) that flowers between June and August is nothing short of captivating. Oudolf’s career gathered momentum; architects started asking him for garden designs that would frame their buildings. Private clients, garden owners, art galleries and museums followed. The projects varied in scale from relatively small all the way to huge – like his design of the High Line in New York. Between 2006 and 2014, an elevated section of a disused railway line in Manhattan was turned into a park. Hovering nine meters above the ground, the spectacular green space measures 2.3 kilometers in length. The kinds of plants Oudolf selected for his design were mainly ones that had already established themselves on the abandoned viaduct – just not in a structured way or in rotation with perennials and shrubs. ithout scrupulously detailed planning, a garden simply won’t work, regardless of whether it’s a public or a private space. It’s all about changing visual reference points in the beds, about playing with sizes and proportions, about rhythm. It’s about ensuring the plants are suited to the climate, temperatures and the amount of rainfall. The design process is complex
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Green rampart: to the north of Amsterdam, a trimmed hedge shields the house of interior designer Piet Boon from prying eyes.
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Visionary green roof: Piet Oudolf surrounded by perennials, grasses, bushes and trees in Chicagoâ€™s Lurie Garden.
and time consuming. Oudolf gets to grips with it in the studio in his village, the individual beds spread out before him on long rolls of tracing paper. But it’s certainly not the case that one sheet corresponds to one garden. Instead, the outline of one and the same bed is drawn onto several pieces of the transparent paper. It’s the markings that vary: round squiggles in different colors. The bushes and trees are on one piece of paper, the perennials on the next, the grasses on the third, the seasonal plants on the fourth. Placing them one on top of the other reveals the final concept. When it comes to implementing it, the circles are actually sprayed onto the ground in paint. That way Oudolf can be sure the gardeners render his design one-to-one. It’s fair to say that a great deal of what Oudolf designs ultimately depends on the gardeners. Piet Oudolf works alone – sometimes on more than 15 projects at a time –, draws up his plans and then hands the whole thing over to strangers. It’s a risk. “My work is only ever successful if responsible people take care of everything later on,” he says. “I have to look at the local conditions very care-
fully, because plants are sensitive and easily damaged. I have to be aware of the prerequisites. That doesn’t just mean being mindful of the budget; you have to think about care and maintenance as well, about the skills of the people who will be looking after the garden once it’s finished.” Piet Oudolf is a quiet, thoughtful man; he’s also creative and extremely patient. And just like an architect who has his own distinctive style, the Dutchman tries to design his projects in such a way that each and every one of them is nevertheless new and feels special. Even if he chooses the same plant varieties, the individual concept he comes up with can be relied on to distinguish the gardens from one another. Above all, Oudolf is proud of his public gardens like the High Line, his section of Battery Park in New York and Leuvehoofd Park in Rotterdam, because they enable him to reach a wide audience and get a lot of feedback. It reassures him that he’s on the right track with his work and strikes a chord: “People have a great need for nature. The fact that they like my work makes me very happy.”
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A dream in Amsterdam: this 18th Century mansion presides over a garden graced by a beautiful fountain and pavilion.
In the lavishly decorated first-floor salon, the splendour of this 18th Century canal house is revealed in all its glory.
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A building has to offer up something quite special indeed to be named a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. This property in Amsterdam has more than earned its listed status. It is a tremendous mix of old and new, blending the style of the 18th Century with the very latest home comforts.TEXT: Uta Abendrothâ€ƒPHOTOS: Meneer de Fotograaf
The jewel in the kitchenâ€™s crown is a range by La Cornue. The white and yellow of the ceiling and cabinetry give the space a convivial feel.
“I adore the light in the various rooms and their remarkable proportions.” FRANS DE MARI
The typical brick faĂ§ade of the refurbished property on the Keizergracht reveals nothing of the opulent grandeur that awaits within.
High windows let the light flood in to the stairwell with its marble steps; the green and white dining room looks out to the garden.
The original ceilings have been preserved, as have the fireplaces â€“ one of which is wooden burning, while the other seven are gas-fired.
the beams are lavishly decorated. And then there are the wonderthe wealthiest city in ful stucco ceilings, some crowned with vast ceiling frescoes in the Europe back in the mid-17th Century, with docks middle. The opulence continues on the walls, some of which are adorned with Chinese wallpapers or panelling, where impressive and warehouses piled high with silks, spices and all manner of other treasures sourced from India, paintings and luxuriant mirrors hang. The latter also have a very practical role to play: The architectural design dictates that daylight Pacific territories and elsewhere, it has excelled in always falls into the space from one side of the room. Even though the fine balancing act between its grand past and the here and now. The atmosphere is relaxed. many of the windows are very large, the mirrors have the job of reThe canals with their traditional edifices may flecting the light in all directions, thus dispersing more natural brilappear historic, but the life that takes place liance throughout the house. The layout of the property, spanning some 826 square metres in tobehind them is anything but yesteryear. The architecture along the tal, reflects the realities typical of its epoch. A separate entrance leads canals is particularly impressive: The houses in the inner canal circle are built on some five million wooden stakes, bored down into the down from the canal elevation to the basement. This level presides damp and sandy subsoil. On these stakes the typical buildings stand over a large kitchen with a château-range by La Cornue, as well as a tall – and narrow. The reason for this architectural quirk goes back common room for staff. The main entrance is on the raised ground to taxation: the taxes on a building were charged on the basis of their floor, with a resplendent hallway featuring its original marble floor width along the canal. As a result, the properties in Amsterdam were and Louis XV-style stucco decoration. built with narrow frontages. To ensure sufwo rooms that flow into one another ficient living and storage space nonetheless, reveal their full splendour here. The the buildings were extended far back into the owners have arranged inherited furniland plots, and far up in the vertical. A knockture and complementary furnishings in order on effect of this approach to building meant to create an elegant retro world. Pieces they somewhat narrow stairwells. Furniture and didn’t already own were purchased, to create other bulky paraphernalia therefore had to be a consummate whole abundant with harmomoved into the houses through the windows. nious elegance. A patio leads from the front To ease such an undertaking, the gables on to the rear building, which houses a breakmany of the house fronts feature protrudfast room overlooking the inner courtyard, as ing beams where hoists can be attached. In well as a splendid dining salon with Louis XV bygone days, removals without this straightpanelling, antique mirrors and garden views. forward and practical method simply would Both rooms preside over marble flooring and not be have been possible. A fact that remains underfloor heating. true to the present day. On the first floor of the front building, the Frans de Mari’s home was built in circa owner’s favourite room can be found: “The so-called bird room with its wonderful view 1751 in this characteristic style. In recent of the Westertoren tower is my most treasured years, he has taken it upon himself as the custodian to renovate the building, even inspace in the house,” says Frans de Mari. The stalling new foundations beneath the entire birds that give the room its name were painted on the ceiling in the 18th Century. On the property, which comprises both a front and rear building, as well as a garden and a pasame level, there is also an extraordinary livilion. The ensemble on the Keizergracht is brary with four-metre-high bookshelves and gold leather wallpaper. The same level of the in such a pristine condition that it has been Frans de Mari spent four years renovating rear building plays host to a salon perhaps granted the status of a UNESCO World Culthe residence, utterly dedicated to tural Heritage Site. The antithesis between most stunning for its wall frescoes and its preserving its original period heritage. the interior and exterior is perfectly charmmonumental fireplace. ing: The rather understated brick façade rises up along the canal eleThe second floor of the main house accommodates three guest vation with subtle white stuccowork around black wooden windows, rooms, with stairs leading to a large, bright studio that consumes while inside, by contrast, visitors are taken on a voyage back in time. the entire level above. On the top storey of the front building, two aturally, the living spaces are fitted with all manner of techcomfortable bedrooms and a bathroom can be found directly under the roof. Meanwhile in the rear building, which is two storeys shortnical amenities. Whereas in the past all eight fireplaces in the house would certainly have had to be loaded with coal and wood er than the front property, there is a separate apartment ensconced to keep the temperature in the prestigious interiors pleasant enough above the main salon, comprising a vestibule, a bedroom and large for the residents, nowadays a central heating system warms this home, bathroom. The atmosphere here is equally impressive as in the rest controlled by building systems technology via smartphone. Even so, of the property, thanks to the splendid wall paintings and a fireplace. All in all, this listed residence has 18 rooms, none of which could be the grand fireplaces with their beautiful surrounds remain in operamore awe-inspiring. It is the authentic mood in the house that Frans tion, one being wood-burning and the other seven gas-fired. All the rooms on the raised ground floor and first floor are parde Mari loves above all else, along with the unique dimensions of the ticularly magnificent, thanks not least to ceilings that soar as high individual rooms, and the light. Anyone with a sensibility and adas four metres. Wooden beams, hand-painted with exquisite ornatemiration for the combination of historic elegance and modern comness, catch the eye immediately. While many of the coffers between fort will feel instantly at home in this 18th Century masterpiece. msterdam has an exceptional capacity to re-invent itself over and over again. Once
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ith a uniqueness in keeping with the incomparable flair of Vienna itself, the opulent grandeur of the historic main building coalesces to superb effect with the sleek modernism of two spectacular rooftop apartments. The style, culture and charm of Viennese heritage is imbued here with a new lease of life. At the heart of this cultural melting pot, these phenomenal dwellings are taking shape atop the fully refurbished old
building below. Both residences boast sensational interior concepts over three levels, with room heights of up to 6 m, a splendid appointment with first-class materials, the latest energy-efficient technology, and terraces for relaxing outdoors of approx. 215 m2 and 258 m2 respectively. These dream homes are crowned by fantastic panoramas over Vienna, one of the world’s most beautiful cities offering an outstanding quality of life.
AUSTRIA, VIENNA PRICE ON REQUEST INTERIOR APPROX. 307 – 385 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 4 – 6 E&V ID W-0270F9 & W-0270FA CONTACT WIEN (AT) EUV IMMOBILIEN GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 1 961 50 00 E-MAIL WIEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Brand New Exclusive Villas with Sensational Panoramas
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et in a beautiful hilly location above Torri del Benaco, these contemporary villas boast an exclusive design and exquisite quality standard. They are the vision of the Brixen-based architect Dr. Renato D’Alberto, whose passion and expertise are reflected in superbly designed spaces destined for luxury lakeside living. Emphasis has been placed here on local traditions and a harmonious coalescence with the beautiful natural surroundings. Ensconced in lush vegetation typical of the region, the residences afford truly sensational views overlooking the lake. All units in this luxurious complex enjoy direct access from an underground garage by stairs and an elevator. The idyllic medieval town of Torri del Benaco can be reached on foot, and is considered the fulcrum of authentic Italian life on Lake Garda.
ITALY, VENETO PRICE PER UNIT EUR 2.5 MILL. INTERIOR PER UNIT APPROX. 214 m2 LAND PER UNIT APPROX. 1,730 m2 E&V ID W-028F4C CONTACT BARDOLINO-PESCHIERA (IT) QUATTRO S.R.L. – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 045 721 02 79 E-MAIL BARDOLINO-PESCHIERA@ ENGELVOELKERS.COM
A Triumph in Contemporary Luxury
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esigned to a superb architectural specification, this outstanding property stands at a prime address in the charming and desirable town of Unna. It is the unique concept envisaging both sleek linearity and skilled craftsmanship that makes this residence so special. The high-end finishes are complemented by state-of-the-art technologies. The open plan living and dining area with a fireplace and adjoining kitchen forms the heart of this home. The interiors are flooded with daylight, thanks to the abundance of glass. The ambience within is given particular appeal thanks to the firstfloor gallery and a carefully planned lighting concept. Another highlight of the property is the converted roof level, built with a self-supporting structure and featuring a loggia. This is supplemented by features including a large terrace, a converted basement, a double garage and parking spaces in the grounds.
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 450 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,013 m2 E&V ID W-026WS0 CONTACT UNNA (DE) EV UNNA IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 2303 258 83 00 E-MAIL UNNA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Spectacular Beachfront Lots on Indian Point
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. KATIE BURKARD TEL. +1 604 694 1010 E-MAIL KATIE.BURKARD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
approx. 100 ft west-facing beachfront from where to watch every sunset. This haven is just minutes away from Vancouver by float plane, or by car just a quick ferry followed by one of the most beautiful drives that the West Coast has to offer. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in the magical and historical enclave of Indian Point. Private moorage and a community-maintained boat launch are available nearby.
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ocated in the northern part of the Straight of Georgia, Savary Island offers a quiet sub-tropical paradise with probably the warmest waters north of Mexico. These two rare and remarkable white-sand beach lots at Indian Point afford sweeping views of Desolation Sound on Savary Island, British Columbia. The properties are ideally suited for building a dream cabin on side-by-side lots of approx. 50 x 100 ft, creating an
CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE PER LOT CAD 499,000 LAND APPROX. 0.23 acres E&V ID CA-00213E CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS VANCOUVER (CA)
Exceptional Estate Spanning more than 2,200 Acres
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. FELIX JASMIN TEL. +1 514 886 6620 E-MAIL FELIX.JASMIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
years. The site offers lakes, rivers, beaches, a cave (the ‘Thomassin Cave’), five log cabins, and panoramic views of the Laurentian Mountains and the city of Québec, a UNESCO Heritage Site. Located in the Greater Québec City Area, known for its economic stability and sustained growth, the estate will appeal to foreign buyers passionate about vast open spaces, as well as to local buyers who will appreciate its exceptional value.
PHOTOS: JEAN-FRANÇOIS GRÉGOIRE
his unique investment and development opportunity is located just minutes from Québec City. Spanning more than 2,200 acres, equivalent to almost 100 million ft2 or some 9 km2, the estate stretches across mixed zoning, boasting enormous potential for use ranging from residential and resort visions, to outfitting, hunting and agriculture. This rare listing is composed of some 100 lots, acquired one by one over the
CANADA, QUÉBEC PRICE CAD 23 MILL. LAND APPROX. 2,295.68 acres E&V ID CA-002245 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS MONTRÉAL/QUÉBEC (CA)
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Hobby Farm with Stunning Lake & Mountain Views
his magnificent farmhouse cannot fail to impress. Fully renovated using noble materials, it offers spectacular views of Brome Lake and the mountains, and forms the ideal setting for leading the most glorious of country lifestyles. Set on more than 209 acres of prairies and wooded land, the property consists of a classic old red barn, a guesthouse, a stable, an artist’s studio, a swimming pool, and a pond. The main residence
CANADA, QUÉBEC PRICE CAD 3.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,500 ft2 LAND APPROX. 209 acres E&V ID CA-00224U CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS BROMONT (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. ALEXANDRE FORTIN TEL. +1 450 534 3370 E-MAIL ALEXANDRE.FORTIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
has been completely renovated with the greatest taste using high-quality materials, and extended with the addition of a new kitchen and master suite with heated floors. It comprises four bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms. Generously sized rooms and large windows make the most of the meadow, lake and mountain vistas. There is a double garage, while all other buildings are able to accommodate any type of vehicle.
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Splendid Equestrian Estate by the Lake
his unique equestrian domain is located in the prestigious Magog region, at the top of a private road with stunning panoramas of Lake Memphrémagog. The estate spans approx. 20 acres, with paddocks, an impeccable barn with eight stalls, and an indoor arena. The main house has six bedrooms and four full-sized bathrooms, plus a master suite and a three-door garage. Outside, a saltwater pool overlooks the property.
CANADA, QUÉBEC PRICE CAD 4.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,300 ft2 LAND APPROX. 20 acres E&V ID CA-0021XQ CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS BROMONT (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. ALEXANDRE FORTIN TEL. +1 450 534 3370 E-MAIL ALEXANDRE.FORTIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
There is ample recreation on the doorstep, with five ski mountains and four golf courses nearby, and boating on the lake. Stanstead College, one of the finest schools in the whole of North America with students from around the world, is also in close vicinity. Just 90 minutes from Montréal, 30 minutes from the US border or a short helicopter flight with the on-site helipad, this little piece of paradise awaits its new custodian.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2000
Marina Del Rey
USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 4.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,034 ft2 LAND APPROX. 2,890 ft2 E&V ID E-00295T CONTACT LOS ANGELES (US) AVENUE REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Stunning Silver Strand Sophistication
LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. CHELSEA MONTGOMERY-DUBAN & DOMINIC WÄCHTER TEL. +1 310 433 8009 E-MAIL DOMINIC.WAECHTER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
raciously ensconced in the exclusive Silver Strand of Marina Del Rey stands this stunning four-storey home. Every inch has been finished to perfection. The expansive rooftop deck boasts incredible views and soothing ocean sounds, along with a fire pit and three beautiful outdoor living areas. In addition, there is a private and cosy deck off the master suite. This bright and open suite with bamboo floors includes an en
suite bathroom, a spa tub, a marble shower and an extensive walk-in closet. An incredible chef’s kitchen with Viking and Sub-Zero appliances opens into a breakfast nook and den, and makes the perfect spot for entertaining with one’s own culinary delights or a private chef. Other exclusive amenities include 24-hour security, a wet bar on three floors, a private three-car garage, and an elevator connecting all four floors.
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Texas Transitional Golf Course Estate
his stunning Fazio golf course estate is set in the world-class gated development of Vaquero. Just recently designed and fashioned throughout, the fabulous finishes and design compliments emerging into the market today that adorn this property cannot fail to impress. The walls of glass looking over the sparkling infinity edge pool to the course beyond is accentuated by the glass floating staircase leading to
USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 4.985 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 7,837 ft2 LAND APPROX. 24,246 ft2 E&V ID E-002977 CONTACT DALLAS SOUTHLAKE (US) RFT ENTERPRISES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. ROXANN TAYLOR TEL. +1 817 416 2700 E-MAIL ROXANN.TAYLOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the second floor, with veranda views of the golf course and the lake beyond. Backlit walls of onyx, the latest in superlative appliances, elongated fireplaces and motorised window covers are just some of the exclusive features here, complemented by a floor plan that will please the majority of discriminating buyers today. A premier concierge lifestyle is impeccably offered to the resident members of the Vaquero Club.
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Exquisite Custom-Built French-Style Château
esigned in the style of a château, this magnificent custom home is situated in a highly desirable gated golf community off historic Highland Road, directly on the golf course with beautiful lake and fairway views. The ground floor features archways and many other architectural details. There are two large living areas on either side of the curved staircase. This home has a plethora of highlights including
USA, LOUISIANA PRICE USD 1.988 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 6,123 ft2 LAND APPROX. 25,050 ft2 E&V ID E-002ADY CONTACT BATON ROUGE (US) JERRY DEL RIO REAL ESTATE, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. JERRY DEL RIO TEL. +1 225 218 0888 E-MAIL JERRY.DELRIO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
two fireplaces, a wet bar, library, and office. The private quarters of the extra-large master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and sunroom provide a perfect way to relax. The splendid dining room accommodates two tables and boasts a recessed ceiling hand-painted in Trompe-l’oeil, as well as a dry bar. Other amenities include a media room, a three-car garage, extensive landscaping, ample storage, and a generator.
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Old World Meets New in Sunset Park
ld Tampa meets new in this impeccable 1920s home located in Sunset Park on a quiet, picturesque street. The property affords four bedrooms and three bathrooms on over 3,200 ft2, with cosy spaces for relaxing and large flowing rooms. The ground floor hosts two large bedrooms and two bathrooms, a living room, office/den with built-in bookshelves, a separate dining room, and an upgraded kitchen with
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 775,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 3,254 ft2 LAND APPROX. 7,701 ft2 E&V ID E-00298X CONTACT SOUTH TAMPA (US) TRACK VENTURES, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC TEL. +1 813 258 9000 E-MAIL SOUTHTAMPA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
double granite countertops. Upstairs is a master suite and additional bedroom. The master bathroom is luxuriously appointed with marble floors and unit tops, a large glass shower, and classic bathtub. The fenced backyard provides ample privacy, while the large deck makes the most of the abundant Florida sunshine. Beautiful wooden floors, crown moulding and plantation shutters complete this captivating home.
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Bradenton Resort Style Living
his unique and luxuriously appointed Doral model home is situated on a spacious corner plot. It proudly features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, high-end custom finishes including tray ceilings and a natural stone wall, unique lighting fixtures and ceiling fans, hand-painted faux finished walls, an enclosed heated pool and spa, USD 12,000 in built-in closets, and over USD 10,000 in custom window treatments. The property
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 559,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 2,537 ft2 LAND APPROX. 11,979 ft2 E&V ID E-002A9N CONTACT SOUTH TAMPA (US) TRACK VENTURES, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC TEL. +1 813 258 9000 E-MAIL SOUTHTAMPA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
is meticulously maintained and has been freshly painted on the exterior within the last year. Simply the best in resort style living, River Strand Golf and Country Club features a 27-hole Arthur Hills championship golf course, eight Har Tru clay tennis courts, a resort-style pool, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness centre, and a Tuscan-inspired clubhouse. River Strand is a gated community with 24/7 security.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1989
USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 1.675 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,496 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.46 acres E&V ID E-0027C9 CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS CLEARWATER/BELLEAIR (US)
Coastal Contemporary Home
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC KRISTIN HALLAMEK TEL. +1 727 642 7985 E-MAIL KRISTIN.HALLAMEK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
oastal contemporary interiors set the stage for elegant living in this gorgeous home with panoramic Gulf views. This home’s beautiful design is accentuated by soaring ceilings and sprawling windows that flood the interiors with light. The magnificent great room is open to the kitchen and formal dining room, perfect for entertaining while enjoying the expansive outlook. The gourmet kitchen features a sun-
soaked breakfast nook with exceptional views. The upstairs master retreat offers spacious walk-in closets, a dressing area, a three-sided fireplace, and a private balcony with stunning vistas. The ground level boasts a full in-law suite, a bonus room with a separate bedroom and bathroom, and a three-car garage. A one-of-a-kind custom elevator leads down to the heated saltwater pool, spa and outdoor gazebo.
Exceptional Equestrian Facility
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC AMY CARR TEL. +1 561 662 0728 E-MAIL AMY.CARR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his outstanding equestrian facility is located in the esteemed Grand Prix Village of Wellington. With approx. 6.44 acres of land set across two lots, the farm is well planned with a single-storey 30-stall barn, which also accommodates an owners’ lounge, manager’s apartment, commercial laundry, tack and feed rooms, and ample storage. The grounds include eight paddocks, a world-class riding arena, and a walker.
Mature landscaping adorns the boundary lines, providing privacy and shade. This custom facility was designed by top-notch horsemen who took every detail into consideration. On the market for the first time since being built in 2007, the property is an equestrian’s dream enjoying the rare advantage of touching the Winter Equestrian Festival’s show grounds, giving owners instant access to the world-renowned PBIEC.
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 16 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 4,170 ft2 LAND APPROX. 6.44 acres E&V ID E-002AC0 CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY LLC
Elegant Mizner Estates Home
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC AMY CARR TEL. +1 561 662 0728 E-MAIL AMY.CARR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his elegant Mizner Estates property is located in the heart of Palm Beach Polo, with four bedrooms, five full and one half bathroom, and a three-car garage. Volume ceilings, marble floors and a fireplace in the formal living room all make this a warm and comfortable dwelling. The western side of the house enjoys a large master suite with a connected office. Impact glass French doors can be found in most
rooms opening up to the expansive rear patio, which enjoys open and covered areas, and an in-ground saltwater pool with pond views. The home has a large kitchen with a nearby butler’s pantry, which includes a breakfast nook and flows into the family room. The upper floor hosts the remaining three bedrooms, each with en suite bathrooms. Smart technology is fitted throughout this home, as well as a generator.
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 2.195 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 5,191 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.36 acres E&V ID E-0029KE CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY LLC
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 16.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 10,051 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.83 acres E&V ID E-0029HP CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY LLC
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 818 9476 E-MAIL CAROL.SOLLAK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
a Charente is the most remarkable French-inspired family compound in the Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club. Carved stone grand stairs lead up to the front entrance through the sculptured grounds. The courtyard garden is designed by a renowned landscape architect and features a 14th Century antique fountain sculpted in sandstone. This one-of-a-kind French château is offered with a hand-picked collection
of furnishings. An antique limestone fireplace imported from the Loire Valley with hand-made clay fire bricks is one particular highlight. The master suite offers historic hardwood flooring from a townhouse in Poitiers, France. Versailles-patterned Hungarian oak and walnut handcrafted with beeswax are adjoined by oak floors from Normandy. A remodelled kitchen opens to adjoining living spaces.
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC AMY CARR TEL. +1 561 662 0728 E-MAIL AMY.CARR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
entrally located in the best neighbourhood Wellington has to offer, this spectacular penthouse can be found in the Manor Building on Polo Island in Palm Beach Polo. This modern unit with four bedrooms and four bathrooms has been completely and masterfully renovated. Tons of natural light flows through the hurricane impact doors and windows, and bounces off the wood grain tiles throughout this home,
creating a bright and inviting space. The sleek kitchen is a chef’s joy with the best appliances, a tremendous amount of counter space, and ample cabinets. The condo is immaculate and fresh, with unique touches in all the detailing. The property enjoys an open plan layout, with each space flowing into the next. There is a screened-in balcony off the back of the unit with relaxing views of a tree-lined canal.
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 830,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 2,500 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID E-0029XP CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY LLC
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USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 3.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,711 ft2 LAND APPROX. 0.18 acres E&V ID E-0029ZP CONTACT WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY LLC
Impeccably Designed Estate
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL, LLC CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 818 9476 E-MAIL CAROL.SOLLAK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his newly constructed and immaculate custom estate is located in the Blue Cypress subdivision of Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club. The fully furnished home boasts four bedrooms, four full and two half bathrooms, as well as office and living/entertaining space that opens to the pool area. The airy layout is complemented by coffered ceilings, crown mouldings, limestone and wood flooring, custom cabinetry,
premium Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, a Savant home automation and lighting system, enhanced Wi-Fi and high-efficiency air conditioning. The gourmet chef’s kitchen opens to a spacious family room and dining area, making entertaining seamless. The outdoor space with gorgeous water and golf course views includes a living and dining area, a saltwater pool and spa, a fire pit, summer kitchen, and cabana bathroom.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001
Georgian Estate Privately Sited on a Gorgeous Level Lot
his exquisite home has been masterfully crafted with extensive mouldings, cherry floors, a sprawling floor plan, five bedrooms, four full and two half bathrooms. The grand foyer opens to a formal living room with a marble surround fireplace. A study features custom bookcases and a fireplace. The billiard room boasts mahogany coffered ceilings and handsome built-ins. The gourmet kitchen has a centre
USA, MASSACHUSETTS PRICE USD 2.85 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 8,430 ft2 LAND APPROX. 1.02 acres E&V ID E-0029AG CONTACT CONCORD (US) MENDOSA-BALBONI, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. MENDOSA BALBONI TEL. +1 978 505 5558 E-MAIL MENDOSABALBONI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
island, high-end stainless appliances and an adjoining breakfast room overlooking the back yard. The family room benefits from a floor-toceiling stone fireplace and is encased in windows. The second floor is home to four of the bedrooms, including a luxurious master suite with dual walk-in closets, a spa bathroom, and a fireplaced sitting room with a roof deck. Meanwhile, a guest/au pair suite awaits on the top floor.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1998
Modern Retreat With Amazing Views of Manhattan
his cliff hanging contemporary residence is built on a forested plot and designed to make maximum use of its physical height. It boasts breathtaking views of New York City and the approx. 150-acre nature preserve bordering the property. Close to nature and far from the bustle of the city, this mountain retreat is only a short drive from Manhattan and benefits from convenient links including a bus service
USA, NEW JERSEY PRICE USD 1.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 3,775 ft2 LAND APPROX. 12,805 ft2 E&V ID E-002A8Z CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS HOBOKEN (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS U.S. HOLDINGS, INC. ROSSELLA AQUILA TEL. +1 862 215 5489 E-MAIL ROSSELLA.AQUILA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
and direct trains to Penn Station. A kitchen, dining room, living room, master bedroom and bathroom, library and additional bedrooms are all encountered as one moves upward. The open plan interior wraps around a tower, enclosing a spiral staircase illuminated by a domed skylight and a vintage chandelier from the Guggenheim Museum. This home is perfect for those looking for a unique pied-à-terre close to Manhattan.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1871
New York City
Elegant Townhouse on the Upper East Side
ocated on one of the Upper East Side’s most beautiful blocks in the historic Treadwell Farm District, this five-storey, approx. 18.75 ft wide red brick and marble townhouse with a curb-cut garage possesses the utmost charm and understated elegance. Originally built in 1871 by J&G Ruddell builders for the architect F. S. Barns, it was later thoughtfully expanded and redesigned for contemporary living. Currently conceived
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 13.8 MILL. NO. OF ROOMS 10 NO. OF BEDROOMS 5 E&V ID E-0026RL CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC HOWARD MORREL TEL. +1 917 843 3210 E-MAIL HOWARD.MORREL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
with formal living in mind, this home offers an exceptional level of privacy. One arrives to the residence through a grand foyer, which gives way to the generous main living and entertaining areas. The focal point of this section of the home are the wide floor-to-ceiling curved bay windows overlooking the enchanting approx. 500 ft2 backyard garden, complete with calming fountain.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1907
New York City
The Plaza – Unparalleled Luxury Living
his is an excellent opportunity to purchase two adjacent apartments in the Plaza Hotel Condominiums. Apartment 1602 is a stunning three-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom apartment spanning approx. 2,656 ft2, with breathtaking Central Park views and a grand layout. Apartment 1601 is an approx. 695 ft2 designer studio, perfect for guests and staff. The apartments can be easily combined to create a luxurious home
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 18.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,656 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 3 E&V ID E-0016XM CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC HOWARD MORREL TEL. +1 212 956 4823 E-MAIL HOWARD.MORREL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
of some 3,351 ft2. Both apartments have been beautifully designed and feature signature elements of the Plaza Hotel such as the brass doorknobs, mosaic tiles and Plaza-branded fixtures. Residents enjoy full hotel services and amenities through the five-star concierge service, including the Oak Room and Bar, the Palm Court, private gardens, a fitness centre, day spa, limousine service and private conference rooms.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
New York City
The Ultimate Luxury on Central Park West
his is a rare opportunity to purchase a beautiful one-bedroom apartment in one of Manhattan’s most distinguished and celebrated condominiums as a full-time residence, pied-à-terre, or investment. Residence 8K is in mint condition and generously proportioned, with 12 ft ceilings, a large master suite and bright open city views. Located in the Lincoln Square neighbourhood, 15 Central Park West is convenient
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 4.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,026 ft2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 E&V ID E-0026VM CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (DE) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC NOEL BERK TEL. +1 212 371 4065 E-MAIL NOEL.BERK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
for countless dining and cultural opportunities. Residents also have access to a host of luxury amenities within the building, including a restaurant with an in-home private dining service, a approx. 14,000 ft2 fitness centre with 75 ft sky-lit lap pool, wine rooms, a business centre, private screening room, game room, outdoor terrace, and a full staff to meet the living standards and comfort levels of every resident.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007
New York City
Magical Views over Central Park
ccupying an exclusive 28th floor position in the tower of the renowned Robert A. M. Stern-designed condominium, this impressively proportioned property affords magical views over Central Park, the Hudson River and beyond, framed by the glittering city skyline. This haven for entertaining has been architecturally designed to capture panoramas to every corner of the city. The residence boasts a grand living/
USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 18.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 2,367 ft2 NO. OF ROOMS 4.5 E&V ID E-0027PN CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VOELKERS N.Y., LLC NOEL BERK TEL. +1 212 371 4065 E-MAIL NOEL.BERK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
dining room with floor-to-ceiling windows, in addition to two beautiful king-size bedrooms. It is intimately private yet perfectly positioned close to the buzz of the Lincoln Square neighbourhood, the Natural History Museum and countless trendy wine bars, eateries and cafés. This is an extraordinary dwelling offering a sensational urban living experience in the heart of the world’s most energetic city.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Unique & Exclusive Location at Pine Cliffs Resort
uilt in a traditional architectural design with Moorish influences, this villa in the famous Pine Cliffs Resort is abundant with charm and exclusivity. The residence is set on a large plot with a beautiful mature garden, enjoying magnificent views over the Pine Cliffs Golf Course. The stunning interiors include four spacious bedrooms, two with en suite bathrooms, and a delightful south-facing living room with
PORTUGAL, ALGARVE PRICE EUR 2.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 250 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,623 m2 E&V ID W-025QDR CONTACT ALBUFEIRA (PT) LUIS PALMA SANTOS LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +351 289 57 24 50 E-MAIL ALBUFEIRA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
direct access to the garden and pool. Located in southern Portugal, the award-winning Pine Cliffs Resort is one of Europe’s most prestigious luxury enclaves. It offers direct lift access to one of the most stunning beaches in the Algarve, as well as a golf course, a tennis academy, and a luxurious spa with a host of wellness amenities. This oasis is a truly exquisite hidden jewel, blessed with a spectacular prime seafront location.
PHOTOS: SONJA SCHWARZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 64.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 18.3 kWh/m2a – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Stunning Residence Set in Mediterranean Gardens
urrounded by immaculate Mediterranean gardens, this villa offers luxury living in one of the most sought-after areas of Ibiza. The villa was designed by Rolf Blakstad, one of the island’s most famous architects. His style combines traditional elements and contemporary lifestyle. The desirable villages of Santa Gertrudis and San Lorenzo are just a few minutes’ drive away. Covered and open terraces afford ample space for
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 5.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 320 m2 LAND APPROX. 17,600 m2 E&V ID W-0264AH CONTACT IBIZA (ES) ENGEL & VÖLKERS IBIZA, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 31 13 36 E-MAIL IBIZA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
entertaining or simply enjoying the wonderful pool area and beautiful gardens. The main house plays host to four elegant bedrooms, three bathrooms, a splendid living area with a fireplace, and a fully equipped kitchen. A two-bedroom studio and an annex are ideal for accommodating family and friends in consummate style and comfort. The property has full perimeter fencing, and offers abundant privacy and serenity.
PHOTOS: JOAN MERCADAL ARGUIMBAU – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE
Exceptional Country Estate
ust a few kilometres from Mahon and the local beaches, this spectacular estate consists of a main house, a guesthouse and multiple-use annexes. Other features include a swimming pool, tennis court, various terraces, a pond, and a double garage. It was beautifully refurbished in the year 2000 with many wonderful details and abundant flair both inside and out, culminating in a truly enchanting dwelling. All residences
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 2.345 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 900 m2 LAND APPROX. 100,000 m2 E&V ID W-02690S CONTACT MENORCA (ES) EV MENORCA REAL ESTATE S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 36 92 75 E-MAIL MENORCA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
have central heating, with most areas featuring underfloor heating and air conditioning. Next to the pool are various old stables, converted into a games room, guest apartment, wine store and changing rooms. The fabulous gardens are home to a multitude of mature trees, lawns and flower beds. This is an extraordinary property with total privacy, in an ideal setting for spending cherished moments with family and friends.
PHOTOS: MIGUEL MICER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 46.7 kWh/m2a/13.2 kgCO2 /m2 – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1995 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Exclusive Country Estate in Pollensa
his marvellous property benefits from an absolutely stunning location, just a short drive from the old town of Pollensa. It offers the privacy and tranquillity of a country retreat, and is certainly one of the most luxurious estates in the entire north of the island. Completely rebuilt between 1992 and 1995, the result is a uniquely comfortable and refined home. In addition to a master suite with a private lounge and
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 7 MILL. E&V ID W-023D52 INTERIOR APPROX. 750 m2 LAND APPROX. 281,755 m2 CONTACT MALLORCA-POLLENSA (ES) EV NORTH MALLORCA REAL ESTATE S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 53 20 50 E-MAIL POLLENSA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
dressing room, other impressive interiors include the stunning living room, immense dining room, and splendid kitchen. Other highlights of the estate include a guesthouse, a wine cellar and tasting room, a heated swimming pool, summer kitchen, walkways through the mature Mediterranean gardens, covered terraces with plenty of room for entertaining, gated entrances, a vegetable garden, and a large fruit orchard.
PHOTOS: TINA MANRESA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 38 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 10 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Contemporary Country Home with Top-Quality Finishes
ompleted in 2015, this rural estate is set in an idyllic area enjoying easy road access, only approx. 15 minutes from Palma and a mere 10 minutes from the coast and the famous beach ‘Es Trenc’. The house has been built using prime materials and impresses with its very bright and spacious interiors. The living and dining area offers direct access to a large terrace overlooking the garden, the beautiful pool area and the
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 3.45 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 540 m2 LAND APPROX. 2.08 ha E&V ID W-02273D CONTACT MALLORCA-LLUCMAJOR (ES) EV MALLORCA PROPERTY S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 871 57 00 00 E-MAIL LLUCMAJOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
summer kitchen. All bedrooms benefit from built-in wardrobes and en suite bathrooms. The delightful grounds feature a Mediterranean-style garden with a charming gravel pathway leading up to the house. Extras include a garage, stone flooring, underfloor heating, a fitted kitchen by Siemens/Miele, and a private well. This dream home is the perfect blend of privacy, country living, high-end design and sophistication.
PHOTOS: EDUARDO MARQUEZ – WWW.CAPADRIANO.COM – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017
Cap Adriano – One Name, One Project
ithin sight of the modern marina of Port Adriano, the striking strip of coastline known as Cap Adriano rises up from the sea and offers its clientele magnificent sunsets overlooking the beautiful Malgrats Islands. Nestled in garden grounds of some 24,000 m2, nine unique luxury villas are taking shape here right next to the coast and with direct access to the Mediterranean. Each villa will embody unadulterated home
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE FROM EUR 9.2 MILL. E&V ID W-0233RP INTERIOR FROM APPROX. 1,115 m2 LAND FROM APPROX. 1,933 m2 CONTACT MALLORCA-SANTA PONSA (ES) ENGEL MALLORCA INVEST, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 69 90 63 E-MAIL SANTAPONSA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
luxury. The very finest materials underline the exclusivity of this project. Large terraces, private pools and elaborately landscaped gardens will imbue each villa with its own unique flair. A 24-hour security service and a comprehensive concierge service guarantee absolute peace of mind to enjoy a relaxing home lifestyle. Palma and the international airport are within fast and convenient reach. Completion is scheduled for 2017.
PHOTOS: TINA MANRESA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 17 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 16 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Exceptional Country Residence
his recently completed natural stone property is equipped with prime quality features. The single-storey designer home comprises open plan rooms and clean lines, always connected to the outdoors thanks to its floor-to-ceiling windows. The splendid interiors include a delightful entrance hall, an open plan living/dining room, a large modern kitchen with a utility room, and four en suite bedrooms. There
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 3.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 430 m2 LAND APPROX. 2.16 ha E&V ID W-0238R1 CONTACT MALLORCA-SANTA MARIA (ES) EV MALLORCA PROPERTY S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 62 16 29 E-MAIL SANTAMARIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
are also two partially covered terraces, one fitted with a summer kitchen and bathroom, and the other boasting a lounge area. Underneath the summer kitchen, the house affords a spacious, at-grade room and a pool equipment room. There is also a double garage available. Additional features of note include quality wooden flooring, underfloor heating with a heat pump, air conditioning, a domotic system, and a private well.
PHOTOS: TINA MANRESA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 148 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Luxury Country Estate in Peaceful Surroundings
his spectacular property is set on a beautiful plot of land boasting marvellous views of the rural surroundings from its covered and open terraces, reaching as far as the Tramuntana Mountains. The house provides ample space for a large family and guests. The ground floor consists of two identical living spaces, each comprising a cosy living/dining room with a fireplace, a kitchen, two bedrooms and two
SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS PRICE EUR 2.655 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 418 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.42 ha E&V ID W-00AFWA CONTACT MALLORCA-SANTA MARIA (ES) EV MALLORCA PROPERTY S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH TEL. +34 971 62 16 29 E-MAIL SANTAMARIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
bathrooms. On the first floor there are a total of four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two master suites with walk-in closets. The delightful grounds featuring an infinity saltwater swimming pool are ideal for relaxing in and enjoying the sunshine and views. Additional features include double glazed windows, teakwood finishings, air conditioning in the bedrooms, central heating, a private well, and mains electricity.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1992
SPAIN, COSTA DEL SOL PRICE EUR 3.7 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,165 m2 LAND APPROX. 6,950 m2 E&V ID W-025R6G CONTACT MARBELLA-PUERTO BANÚS (ES) MAZAL REALTY, S.L.
Luxury Living in an Exclusive Gated Community
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his grand estate presents sophisticated Andalusian style at its best, situated in one of the Costa del Sol’s most exclusive gated communities, in El Madroñal. Only a few minutes’ drive to the centre of Marbella and the beach, this remarkable home offers breathtaking panoramic sea and mountain views and blends into its natural setting, enjoying complete privacy and tranquillity. Occupying some 7,000 m2 of pictur-
esque gardens, ponds and waterfalls, this exquisite residence, created by a renowned interior designer, is beautifully decorated throughout with endless unique details. The villa offers fantastically appointed reception rooms, beautiful large bedrooms, a majestic main suite and an independent guest apartment. This is certainly one of the most refined residences in the region, located just minutes from the coast.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2002
Property with Incredible Panoramic Views
his luxurious villa offers the flexibility to use and enjoy the property in many different ways. Located in the unique setting of La Nucía, some 300 metres above sea level, the property affords wonderful panoramas looking out to the bays of Calpe, Altea and Benidorm, and to the mountains of the Sierra Bernia, Puig Campana and Sierra Aitana. The villa is composed inside of four residences, together with a swimming
SPAIN, ALICANTE PRICE EUR 2.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 1,110 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.7 ha E&V ID W-0275AG CONTACT ALFAZ DEL PI (ES) EVOE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 865 68 29 97 E-MAIL ALFAZDELPI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
pool of some 177 m2 complete with waterfalls, fountains and a Jacuzzi. Other highlights include a large conference room, an approx. 400 m2 party room, a wine cellar, gym, bar, kitchen and lounge area with direct access to the pool. This outstanding residence also enjoys a superb level of privacy, while being located just minutes from local amenities, with fast access to the golf course, the ports, spa wellness and other services.
PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN MERK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 214 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2003 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Modern Dream Home with Unique Views in Calpe
his three-bedroom luxury villa boasts a stunning contemporary design and a sensational location that is possibly the finest positioned plot in the sought-after residential area known as ‘Urbanización Maryvilla’ in Calpe. Built in 2003, the residence is set in approx. 15,000 m² of private rural land. The ground floor comprises a bright and spacious living/dining area with direct access to the beautiful private pool terrace, a separate
SPAIN, ALICANTE PRICE EUR 775,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 140 m2 LAND APPROX. 15,000 m2 E&V ID W-0284TN CONTACT CALPE (ES) EV LA FUSTERA, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 96 693 72 56 E-MAIL CALPE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
fully fitted open plan kitchen, a laundry room, and a guest bathroom. Two spacious double bedrooms including a master bedroom with its own en suite bathroom are accommodated on the first floor, along with one single bedroom and another bathroom. All interiors in this enviable property feature direct access to the terraces. The crowning glory of this home is a stunning large rooftop terrace, ideal for sundowners or sunbathing.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016
Minimalist Luxury Close to the Sea
his contemporary villa is located in the beautiful town of Jávea, in a quiet, private area close to the beach, with beautiful views of the sea and the valley. The property is set over three floors. The main level accommodates a master bedroom with an en suite bathroom and dressing room, along with a spacious living room and kitchen. Large sliding patio doors on this level flood the interiors with sunlight and form a seamless
SPAIN, ALICANTE PRICE EUR 1.575 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 450 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-0252PE CONTACT JÁVEA (ES) FERRANDO EXCLUSIVE RESIDENTIAL, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 965 76 95 58 E-MAIL JAVEA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
transition between the indoors and outdoors. The first floor comprises three bedrooms with wonderful views, each benefitting from en suite bathrooms, dressing rooms and access to a spacious terrace. The lower floor features a three-car garage, a gym and a home cinema. The entire villa has been built using materials of the highest quality, taking into account each and every detail in terms of both design and functionality.
PHOTOS: EVA ROIG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: SOLAR – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004
Exclusive Design in El Bosque
uilt in 2004, this beautifully designed home is located directly alongside the prestigious club ‘El Bosque’. The property is characterised by sleek lines and warm open spaces, while the outdoor grounds benefit from an impressive infinity pool, a chill-out terrace and beautiful gardens. The interiors enjoy ample sunlight throughout the day, thanks to the full-length glazed patio doors. The ground floor is mainly
SPAIN, VALENCIA PRICE EUR 1.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 633 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,787 m2 E&V ID W-026RDZ CONTACT VALENCIA (ES) EV MMC SPAIN, S.L. & CIA., S. COM. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 96 351 78 97 E-MAIL VALENCIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
occupied by the living area, which flows into the open plan kitchen and overlooks the outdoor pool with panoramas of the mountains beyond. The first floor plays host to three bedrooms, each opening to the terrace. The master bedroom features an en suite bathroom, a Whirlpool and a dressing room. There is also a separate guesthouse of approx. 200 m2, comprising two rooms and two bathrooms, a kitchen and living room.
PHOTOS: JORDI SORIANO INIESTA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1988
Sant Andreu de Llavaneres Exclusive Mansion with Spectacular Views
his spectacular estate spans some 7,590 m2 of prime land, fully remodelled by Bloom Design Barcelona. The main house boasts a large living area leading to a dream kitchen, plus seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Splendid patio doors open to the sea air of the Mediterranean, while inside this dwelling has been decorated using only the finest materials, including 150-year-old Bordeaux woods. The house
SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE EUR 9.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 813 m2 LAND APPROX. 7,590 m2 E&V ID W-027XF5 CONTACT MARESME (ES) MARESME PROPERTIES, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 937 98 88 99 E-MAIL MARESME@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
also features a large, fully equipped gym with a hammam. Every detail of this home has been carefully considered and executed with finesse. The guesthouse has a living room with a kitchen, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a garden and a private terrace. A garage and a carport are available on the plot. The outdoor grounds are spectacular, with native vegetation fusing the entire garden with incredible views of the sea.
Stately Villa Steeped in Tradition
his was the first grand home to be built in the aristocratic summer colony of Puigcerdà at the end of the 19th century. Partially restored, it would be ideal for a family inspired by the idea of revitalising the distinctive architecture of the era. Located close to Puigcerdà’s lake, it has a large reception area opening directly to an impressive porch ideal for enjoying summer. The sizeable garden provides ample privacy despite
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its location at the centre of the village. The ground floor is graced by a bright living room with a fireplace, a dining room, kitchen and laundry. The first floor accommodates five double bedrooms and two bathrooms. The property also has an annex, built at a later date yet preserving the exterior aesthetics of the villa, which comprises two double bedrooms, a living room with a fireplace, a large garage and a storage room.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1879
SPAIN, CERDANYA PRICE EUR 1.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 524 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-00UMX5 CONTACT CERDANYA (ES) INICIATIVES NOVA ERA SL
PHOTOS: ERLANTZ BIDERBOST – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1999
Manorhouse in Glorious Countryside
uilt in 1999, this grand property is set in privileged rural scenery in the village of Gamiz-Fika, very close to several horse-riding clubs and a golf club. Spanning three levels and a semi-sized basement, the interior covers some 711 m2, set in grounds of approx. 5,500 m2 with all kinds of facilities including a heated pool, paddle court, a home gym with a sauna, and an elevator. The main floor boasts a magnificent hallway
SPAIN, BASQUE REGION PRICE EUR 1.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 711 m2 LAND APPROX. 5,500 m2 E&V ID W-026HZ6 CONTACT GETXO (ES) BI-WOTER 56, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +34 946 40 89 89 E-MAIL GETXO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
leading to an open plan living area with a classic fireplace and four different themed spaces, as well as a separate living room, both opening to an outdoor porch. A wooden staircase, with magnificent stained glass windows, leads to the upper floors featuring a master bedroom with a superb dressing room and en suite bathroom, plus three bedrooms on the first floor and another three bedrooms on the wonderful loft level.
Country Home with a Unique Architectural Design
materials and natural stone floors underline the exclusive interior. Worthy of particular note are the two natural stone Cheminées, the open gallery featuring access to one of the en suite bedrooms, and a rooftop terrace with glorious far-reaching views. Another jewel in the crown of this home is the wine cellar with its loving attention to detail. A double garage and up to five parking spaces round off this remarkable listing.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1980
ituated at the end of a private road, this splendid country residence has been designed in a completely unique way. The garden grounds, which enjoy sunshine all day long and boast a pond, a wine pergola and a Jacuzzi, create a sense of being on holiday. The property impresses with an interior of approx. 302 m2. Large windows in the living and dining area flood the space with an abundance of natural light. High-quality
SWITZERLAND, LUCERNE PRICE CHF 2.58 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 302 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,311 m2 E&V ID W-01ZV33 CONTACT LUZERN-LAND (CH) STOCKER IMMOBILIEN-MANAGEMENT AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 41 910 58 58 E-MAIL LUZERN-LAND@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
PHOTOS: THOMAS ZIMMERMANN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1989
Sensational Living Enthroned High Above the Lake
t the southernmost end of the Horwer peninsula lies the upmarket village of Kastanienbaum with its many prestigious properties. This beautiful villa stands resplendently in a privileged and highly desirable location high above Lake Lucerne. Surrounded by a breathtaking mountain panorama, this residence presides over an overwhelming outlook. As well as being a joy for nautical enthusiasts who can watch the comings
SWITZERLAND, LUCERNE PRICE CHF 4.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 376 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,503 m2 E&V ID W-024HNF 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
and goings on the lake from the comfort of the terrace or the living room, nature and animal lovers will also find plenty to enthuse them. Deer can even be spotted here in the immediate area as the sun sets. Thanks to its optimum position for enjoying the sunlight, the villa is blessed with light-flooded interiors throughout. Various parking amenities and a large private spa add still further to the daily delights of this home.
SWITZERLAND, ZURICH RENTAL PRICE PER MONTH CHF 3,700 – 10,660 INTERIOR APPROX. 50 – 148 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 2.5 – 4.5 E&V ID W-02639H 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
he GUSTAV Apartments make the dream of spectacular residential living a reality, with unique spaces to call home boasting incredible views over the city. Residents here live at a prime and central address just minutes from Zurich’s main station, and enjoy comprehensive in-house services catering to their every whim. The apartments are situated on the second to the eleventh floors and afford refined interiors ranging from
approx. 50 to 148 m2. The services on offer include 24-hour concierge and security personnel, in addition to use of the lobby and roof terrace, the fitness room and library. Exclusive assistance even extends to the running of small errands in residents’ absence. Tenants also benefit from special rates in the property’s own restaurant, as well as for the cleaning and laundry service, and when using the private spa.
GUSTAV Apartments – More Time for Living
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014
Modern Chalet In Sunny Location with Views
contemporary chalet, the ‘Chesa Schwänli’ is nestled into a sunny hillside in the mountain village of Latsch above Bergün – a wonderful domicile in the Grison Alps approved as a second home for non-Swiss citizens. The architect has realised a holiday dwelling here in keeping with the mountain pasture surroundings yet with a sophisticated appointment standard. From the outside this home impresses as a modern building
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 1.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 207 m2 LAND APPROX. 476 m2 E&V ID W-0212OY 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
with wooden elements on a solid foundation plinth made of stone typical in the region. Inside, the warm wooden finishes convey an appealing feelgood ambience, with beautiful views from all rooms giving residents and guests a real sense of the natural scenery. There are five rooms on offer, plus two bathrooms and a living/dining area with a homely Cheminée and open plan kitchen. Two covered parking spaces also come with this listing.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004
Fabulous Rooftop Apartment Directly By Lake
ffering luxury, comfort and security in a lakeside position with mountain views, this exclusive listing enchants with a large living/ dining area, a cosy Cheminée, wonderful room heights, four bedrooms and a communicative bar alongside an open plan kitchen fitted with high-end appliances. The south-facing balcony off this space is ideal for enjoying lunch outside as the sunlight glistens on the water and
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 3.6 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 250 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 6.5 E&V ID W-026KC6 CONTACT DAVOS (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 410 00 30 E-MAIL DAVOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the sails of the boats glide slowly by, immediately evoking a sense of calm and always guaranteeing a high quality of life. Each of the rooms is aligned along the lakefront elevation, with direct balcony access. The apartment occupies the entire top level of the property and is fitted with a security alarm system. An elevator leads from the underground garage straight into the very grand entrance hall of the apartment itself.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1984
Three Separate Apartments in Luxurious Chalet
dyllic, peaceful, in a hillside position with beautiful views, and newly renovated: These apartments each host two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living and dining room with a beautiful Cheminée and sunny balconies with splendid outlooks over Davos. The gallery apartment impresses with full views looking out through the large gable window, lofty ceilings reaching up as far as the roof trusses, an open fireplace, and a
SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE CHF 5.75 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 456 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,500 m2 E&V ID W-01EGSU CONTACT DAVOS (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 81 410 00 30 E-MAIL DAVOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
gallery with sleeping quarters. Two duplex apartments are situated on the ground floor, on the same level as the garages. A beautiful living/dining area with a Cheminée and an open plan kitchen with a large dining room are complemented by a delightful balcony enjoying mountain panoramas. The bedrooms and bathrooms are on the lower ground floor. An additional space and utility rooms could be converted here into a spa.
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Exclusive Lakeside Living
his building is the work of Swiss architect Dolf Schnebli. Key enhancements to the interior design were carried out in 2010, along with an extension of the property to approx. 500 m2. The lower ground floor was converted into a private spa. The first floor meanwhile accommodates a master suite with a bathroom and dressing closet. It is enclosed by glazed walls that create the sensation of an arcade around the bedroom.
SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE CHF 10.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 700 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,700 m2 E&V ID W-025G1O CONTACT LUGANO (CH) EV SWISS PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 91 980 42 60 E-MAIL LUGANO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The ground floor presides over an open plan living room, two suites for guests, a kitchen, and large terrace. The impressive art installation ‘Against the Wall’, a waterfall made of glass by sculptor Danny Lane, captures the overriding theme of this home – the fluid and crystal-clear levity of water. The property also features a commodious guesthouse of approx. 200 m2 for friends and family, complete with an indoor pool.
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Exceptional Designer Home in Village Centre
he idyllic village of Carona is located in the heart of the southern Ticino region. The poet Hermann Hesse is among those who have succumbed to its beauty, describing it in his literary works as a unique paradise for those seeking peace and serenity. The reputed Bern-based architecture practice ‘Atelier 5’ was commissioned to rebuild this property in the 1970s. Modern architecture in exposed concrete is combined
SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE CHF 2.495 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 265 m2 GARDEN AREA APPROX. 229 m2 E&V ID W-021AO4 CONTACT LUGANO (CH) EV SWISS PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG TEL. +41 91 980 42 60 E-MAIL LUGANO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
here with the typical building style for the Ticino region, resulting in a one-of-a-kind home with a distinctive style of its own. This outstanding Ticino dwelling consists of three storeys, with light-flooded rooms, two balconies and a unique garden. Its position is ideal for small families or couples looking to live close to urban life yet still keen to enjoy pleasant surroundings. The city of Lugano is just 15 minutes by car from here.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 50 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2011 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B
Impressive & Prestigious Designer Villa
oncealed from outside view, this approx. 6,864 m² property combines spectacular architecture with grandiose panoramas. It is situated on a plateau above cloud level. The residence was built to a top specification in 2011 and affords a living and utility space of approx. 1,068 m², as well as approx. 380 m² of outdoor terraces and balconies. Exposed concrete is the dominant force of the timeless and exceptional architectural design.
AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA PRICE EUR 3.99 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 801 m2 LAND APPROX. 6,864 m2 E&V ID W-0277ST CONTACT VELDEN AM WÖRTHERSEE (AT) H&H PREMIUM IMMOBILIENVERMITTLUNG GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +43 4274 23 55 51 00 E-MAIL WOERTHERSEE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
All interiors are laid with Pandomo designer flooring. The layout is exceedingly generous in its dimensions and also features an above-average room height. Other highlights include a home cinema, wine cellar, fitness suite with a sauna, sun terrace with a heated 17 m infinity pool made of stainless steel, custom-made built-in furniture, a BUS system, elevator, photovoltaic system, video alarm system, and a large garage.
PHOTOS: DANIEL TÖCHTERLE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 159 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 159 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1600 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
Magnificent Residence in Gries-Quirein
his fine residence and garden is a wonderful oasis of tranquillity ideal for relaxing and soaking up the glorious sunshine. The ground floor affords ample space, and includes both a hobby room and a spa area. The first floor hosts a large living room with a fireplace, a beautiful alcove, a traditional parlour complete with a traditional oven stove, a substantial kitchen, a utility room, a bathroom, and a bedroom.
ITALY, SOUTH TYROL PRICE EUR 4.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 413 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,433 m2 E&V ID W-0261NH CONTACT BOZEN (IT) REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0471 97 95 10 E-MAIL BOZEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Three more bedrooms await on the second floor, along with a walk-in wardrobe, two bathrooms, and a large terrace. The third level accommodates a further bathroom and sufficient space for conversion to suit individual requirements. The crowning glory of the property is a roof terrace boasting splendid views of the surrounding mountains, while yet more highlights include a fantastic wine cellar and a double garage.
PHOTOS: DANIEL TÖCHTERLE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005
Cortina d’Ampezzo Architectural Marvel in Wood & Stone
his wonderful apartment is set in the heart of Cortina d’Ampezzo, the pearl of the Dolomites and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The property, set on the ground floor of an old Ampezzo-style building, has been tastefully renovated and cleverly designed to create spaces throughout with harmonious appeal. Materials such as stone and wood have been carefully juxtaposed here to ensure a unique ambience within,
ITALY, VENETO PRICE EUR 3.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 220 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 7 E&V ID W-02765N CONTACT CORTINA (IT) REAL ESTATE INTERNATIONAL S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0436 86 14 51 E-MAIL CORTINA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
while preserving the flair of the original architecture. The entrance features an historic vaulted ceiling, leading to a spacious and cosy living room. In the basement, a sauna and small sitting area form a wonderful oasis of relaxation, making this home ideal for escaping hectic city life and cherishing the joys of family life. The property also includes a small south-facing garden and a garage with two parking spaces.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 109.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2004 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Charming Villa with Outdoor Pool
his magnificent home enjoys a panoramic position in the hills of San Rocco in Cenate Sotto. Sumptuous in design and set over three levels, the residence encompasses a large living area, three bedrooms and three bathrooms, one en suite with a Jacuzzi, and an attic level of approx. 150 m2 in size. The large patio doors and windows look out onto the lush park, which enhances the magnificence of the villa. The
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 1.98 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 571 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.5 ha E&V ID W-026BTA CONTACT BERGAMO (IT) GLAMOUR HOME S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 035 21 84 29 E-MAIL BERGAMO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
large heated pool with a pool house attached is perfect for indulging in relaxing moments, while the soccer pitch and outdoor barbecue area each add significant value to the quality of life here. The presence of three driveways allows for possible division of the estate into multiple units, and there is also the option of acquiring an approx. 77 m2 annex for renovation together with an additional approx. 3,000 m2 of land.
ituated in a prestigious building complete with concierge services, this 5th floor apartment is filled both with charm and exclusivity. The property consists of a grand entrance area, a cosy living room with a fireplace and large bright windows, a commodious study, a guest bathroom, a spacious dining room, an eat-in kitchen, and a service area with an en suite bedroom. The sleeping quarters preside over three
comfortable master bedrooms, each with their own balcony, in addition to two further bathrooms. The residence is fitted with both central heating and an independent air conditioning system. Simply perfect for any discerning individuals looking for a sophisticated dwelling in one of the most central parts of the city, this home also encompasses two basement storage areas and the option of parking within the building itself.
Elegantly Stylish Apartment
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 153.64 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1960 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 2.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 320 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 4 E&V ID W-027MIC CONTACT MILANO-PORTA VENEZIA (IT) M&M REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 02 94 43 33 61 E-MAIL MILANOPORTAVENEZIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 220.91 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1884 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Beautiful Historic Home in Erba
ocated between Lake Como, Lecco and Milan, this majestic property is imbued with historic flair. The villa dates from the late 19th century, and has been expertly preserved during its full renovation. The park grounds are entirely flat and span some 10,000 m2 of land filled with vegetation. The main residence is set over three levels. The ground floor features a living room, dining room, veranda, eat-in kitchen and
ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE EUR 2.9 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 880 m2 LAND APPROX. 10,000 m2 E&V ID W-023VXC CONTACT MONZA (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
bathroom, while the upper floors host four large en suite bedrooms and a study. The annex is composed of two apartments, the first with a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, and the second comprising a lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also an old wood shed transformed into an annex in the park, plus another small outbuilding, a vegetable garden and a large underground garage.
PHOTOS: RAMIRO CASTRO XIQUES – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 307.92 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
Exclusive & Glamorous Villa in the City
ituated in one of the most exclusive areas of Bologna, this charming villa, on several levels connected by an internal elevator, is well suited for accommodating two families. The mezzanine level consists of a grand entrance, a splendid living room with a fireplace, a dining room with a lovely terrace leading to the garden, and a bright studio. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, a dressing area, and two bathrooms.
ITALY, EMILIA-ROMAGNA PRICE EUR 4.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 530 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-024JCJ CONTACT BOLOGNA (IT) SAN BERNADINO S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 051 33 14 60 E-MAIL BOLOGNA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
The mansard floor hosts another suite with a double bedroom, bathroom and terrace. A large lounge area, kitchen, two bathrooms, and quarters for domestic staff can be found on the ground level. The cosy warmth of the interior spaces, versatility of the outdoor spaces, and uniqueness of the location all attest the beauty and value of this property, where prestige and ‘bien vivre’ blend harmoniously.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 76.57 kWh/m2a – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1800 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Exclusive Waterfront Apartment in Ortigia
his superb apartment, located on the beautiful island of Ortigia, is on the first floor of a building overlooking the sea. The property boasts a comfortable entrance with a beautiful sea view balcony, two bathrooms, a kitchen with amazing water vistas, two bedrooms with custom furniture, and a cosy and intimate lounge. The apartment features elegant and original finishes throughout, including microtopping floors and
ITALY, SICILY PRICE EUR 770,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 175 m2 NO. OF BEDROOMS 2 E&V ID W-026OUH CONTACT SIRACUSA (IT) ALM REAL ESTATE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L. TEL. +39 0931 608 55 E-MAIL SIRACUSA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
surfaces in the bathrooms and kitchen. The walls inside this home have been plastered in limestone, bringing a continuity to the entire interior renovation. Meanwhile, the lighting concept has envisaged dimmable LED lamps for adjusting each space to the perfect level of brightness. This home also benefits from high-efficiency air conditioning, an alarm and video surveillance system, and emergency lighting.
PHOTOS: MILENA FADDA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 71.65 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Elegance with Sea Views in Porto Rotondo
his enchanting villa is located in a dominating yet private position overlooking the sea, within just a short distance of a sandy beach and the centre of Porto Rotondo. Designed in a traditional architectural style, this oasis affords a bright living area with a panoramic lounge and formal dining area, a separate kitchen, two en suite master bedrooms, and two double bedrooms with a bathroom. An independent guest
ITALY, SARDINIA PRICE EUR 5.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 140 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,500 m2 E&V ID W-01IHG1 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
bedroom features its own shower room. Comfortable terraces lead to a manicured garden, embracing the generous pool area enriched by a covered barbecue corner and solarium. Elegantly decorated, the villa also benefits from a laundry, cellar, air conditioning, two large entrance gates, a garage and parking bays. This home is ideal for leading a sophisticated lifestyle in one of the finest destinations in the Mediterranean.
PHOTOS: NIKOS BROUZAKIS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
Sea View Villa in the Resort of Vlicha
his beautiful, fully furnished villa is part of a complex of five villas enjoying spectacular views over the Bay of Vlicha and located just a few minutes’ drive to the historic village of Lindos. Built in a contemporary style with a natural stone façade, it is immersed in Mediterranean light, generously filling each interior with a warm and welcoming ambience throughout. The three bedrooms in this villa are
GREECE, DODECANESE ISLANDS PRICE EUR 600,000 E&V ID W-0287FI INTERIOR APPROX. 112 m2 LAND APPROX. 898 m2 CONTACT RHODES (GR) P&P RHODES REAL ESTATE GEORGIOS PETRAS & PARTNERS E.P.E. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +30 22410 794 10 E-MAIL RHODES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
located on the ground floor, with a master bedroom featuring an en suite bathroom. All bedrooms boast built-in wardrobes and French windows overlooking the bay. An open plan kitchen, dining room and sitting room with fireplace open onto a patio leading out to the terrace. The outdoor swimming pool is the highlight of the property, where panoramic views of the Aegean Sea can be enjoyed to the full.
PHOTOS: HARRYS ZAMPETOULAS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1600
Casa Rocca in Lindos
indos is a prestigious area of exceptional beauty and tradition, which over the centuries has been a central stage for historical events. This masterpiece of a home was created from a spirited mix of hand-carved stone and Italian influences intended to blend in harmoniously with the natural surroundings and azure blue sea. The distinctive property is an ambassador of Lindos heritage and a perfect example of where a
GREECE, DODECANESE ISLANDS PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. E&V ID W-0266TM INTERIOR APPROX. 185 m2 LAND APPROX. 344 m2 CONTACT RHODES (GR) P&P RHODES REAL ESTATE GEORGIOS PETRAS & PARTNERS E.P.E. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +30 22410 794 10 E-MAIL RHODES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
nation’s history is often played out through its architecture. The strong personality of this dwelling awaits defeat by those with a similarly dominating character, incorporating identical traits duplicated within the interior. Simplicity is displayed through the crude cut stone work, the abundance of natural light and the carefully hand-picked furnishings, all culminating in a setting that can only be described as authentic.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 29.90 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012
Exclusive Semi-Detached Home with Thatched Roof
his exceedingly well-maintained semi-detached residence, built in 2012, is located in the village of Tinnum on the sought-after island of Sylt. The terrace and mature south-facing garden afford ample space for enjoying unbridled peace and recuperation, with sunshine from morning through to the evening. A spacious open plan living/dining area with a fireplace exude a warm and welcoming ambience within.
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 1.49 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 125 m2 LAND APPROX. 376 m2 E&V ID W-0280II CONTACT SYLT (DE) EV SYLT IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 4651 985 70 E-MAIL SYLT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
Built-in wooden cabinetry, beautiful floor tiling, underfloor heating and a well-conceived room layout all help to bring out the genuine charm of this property. There is a total of five rooms on offer, as well as two bathrooms, one of which is en suite, a guest WC, a utility room with a geothermal heat pump, and an outdoor parking space. This listing would be ideal both for use as a holiday rental and for private residency.
The Perfect Symbiosis of Wood & Glass
his property occupies a sunny land plot just a few metres from the edge of the forest in Tangstedt-Wilstedt and is blessed with unobstructable and far-reaching views over the surrounding fields. An idyllic pond and a sprawling wooden terrace make outdoor home life here a joy indeed. The centre of the town with its shopping amenities, primary school and kindergarten is just 4 km away, and easy to reach even by
bike. Erected as an innovative wooden-framed house, its interiors enjoy an abundance of natural light. The large dimensions and openness of the ground floor meet the most discerning of standards. The house is very energy-efficient in spite of its many glazed frontages. The rooms on the upper floor include three bedrooms and a bathroom, complemented by two rooms in the basement currently used as additional living space.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 83.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 595,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 183 m2 LAND APPROX. 864 m2 E&V ID W-027WFK CONTACT NORDERSTEDT (DE) EV NORDERSTEDT IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 23 84 59 44 E-MAIL NORDERSTEDT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 96 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1998 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE EUR 1.5 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 370 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,197 m2 E&V ID W-0274UO 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
his wonderful residence was built in 1998 to a solid construction standard, and could be used as a home either for one or two families. Exclusive materials dominate the finishes throughout the property. The garden level is currently used as a commercial unit together with part of the ground floor. The remainder of the ground floor comprises a newly fitted kitchen with exclusive Gaggenau appliances, a dining room
and a guest WC, complemented on the first floor by two bedrooms, a master bathroom complete with a sauna, and a spacious living area laid in herringbone parquet flooring, with a fireplace and a delightful terrace overlooking the garden. These beautiful grounds have been carefully landscaped and boast an idyllic pond and inviting terraces. The house is also fitted with a security alarm and benefits from a double garage.
Home & Work Life in a Wonderful Atmosphere
PHOTOS: HINRICH FRANCK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 226.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1983 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G
GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 3.89 MILL. E&V ID W-026JPV INTERIOR APPROX. 600 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,509 m2 CONTACT
Elegant Residence in Wellingsbüttel
HAMBURG-WELLINGSBÜTTEL (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 532 03 60 E-MAIL WELLINGSBUETTEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his mansion was built to an elaborate specification in 1983, on a very beautiful plot of land in the upmarket neighbourhood of Wellingsbüttel. Overall it is a perfectly conceived property offering flexible options for home life. The large self-contained apartment would be suitable, for instance, for accommodating extended family members and domestic staff, or for use as an office wing. The mansion boasts many special
appointment details such as the underground garage, the in-house elevator, and the swimming pool with a fully equipped home gym and sauna. The property underwent comprehensive modernisation in 2013, which included the replacement of the floors, bathrooms, kitchens, and security system. All wooden fixtures were re-installed, resulting in a home that finds itself today in an immaculate condition.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 50.8 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1985
Impressive Mansion near Hamburg
efurbished to a high standard in 2015, this property is made up of a prestigious main house and a comfortable guesthouse. It could be used for a variety of purposes, including for multi-generational living, for combining work and home life under one roof, or for dividing up into separate living units. Spanning some 660 m2 in total, the interiors are set over eleven rooms and have a unique feel throughout. The ensemble is
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 1.95 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 660 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,777 m2 E&V ID W-023YUR CONTACT HARBURG (DE) JMS IMMOBILIENMANAGEMENT GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 40 767 950 80 E-MAIL HARBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
especially notable for its beautiful floor surfaces, wooden lattice windows, its luxury kitchen, several sumptuous bathrooms, handcrafted fitted cupboards, electric shutters, underfloor heating, two fireplaces, an elevator, a balcony, an opulent terrace, a high-end fence with electric gates, and a double garage. A large garden with an abundance of mature trees provides plenty of peace and relaxation during leisurely hours outdoors.
Exclusive Living in Dream Location
his gracious home can be described as a triumphant and unique blend of sleek clarity, charm and elegance. The property has been modernised throughout on an ongoing basis since 1998, resulting in a dwelling with optimised energy efficiency and modern technical standards. In 2005, it was enhanced with the addition of an elaborately designed extension. The large window frontages, together with the im-
LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 551 63 44 31 44 E-MAIL GOETTINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
pressive generosity and stylish elegance of the individual rooms, evoke a charming appeal that pervades the entire property. A flexible interior layout means that a variety of different uses are possible: as a prestigious base for combining home and work life, as a multi-generational residence, or as a substantial family home set within expansive garden grounds. This dream property leaves nothing to be desired.
PHOTOS: IMPRINTS WERBUNG D. EIKENBERG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 112.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1958 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 865,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 320 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,850 m2 E&V ID W-026N9H CONTACT GÖTTINGEN (DE) AXEL ARMBRECHT IMMOBILIEN
PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN WYRWA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1924
Splendid Mansion in a Privileged Location
his refurbished property stands graciously alongside Hanover’s Municipal Forest, on a park-like plot spanning some 2,990 m2. The ambience within this home is dominated by the elegant flair of the high-end interior. The luxurious Strato fitted kitchen features Gaggenau appliances and exquisite built-in fittings that leave nothing to be desired. An original period wooden staircase leads to the upper floor, which
GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE EUR 4.4 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 510 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,990 m2 E&V ID W-028322 CONTACT HANNOVER (DE) EUV HANNOVER RESIDENTIAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 511 36 80 20 E-MAIL HANNOVER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
comprises three children’s rooms with a children’s bathroom, a further bedroom and a master bedroom suite complete with a steam room. The attic level is worthy of particular note, after conversion up to the gable creating a gallery space and two apartments. The lower ground level could be used for a wide range of purposes. A double garage and a professional home automation system round off this residence.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1896
Exceptional Period Residence
uilt in 1896 in a Swiss style, this old villa is one of the last of its kind remaining in Bremen and is listed for its historical importance. At the time of its building, this exclusive architecture was highly desirable among wealthy families. Typical features of this style are the wooden embellishments and decorative ornamentation on the façades. Grand reception rooms with profiled wooden doors and large sliding partitions
GERMANY, BREMEN PRICE EUR 698,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 243 m2 LAND APPROX. 988 m2 E&V ID W-025NKM CONTACT BREMEN (DE) THORSTEN W. MICHELS IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 421 16 82 50 E-MAIL BREMEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
grace the raised ground level. Three of the rooms boast antique tiled stove ovens. Wonderful stucco ornamentation can be found on the lofty ceilings. The floors meanwhile are laid with high-quality parquet, currently finished with carpeting. The entrance hallway, vestibule, guest WC and kitchen are all decorated with splendid original mosaics. Another well-preserved period feature is the staircase leading up to the first floor.
PHOTOS: MARIA NOGLIK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 136 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
GERMANY, BRANDENBURG PRICE EUR 1.25 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 191 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,826 m2 E&V ID W-025VF2 CONTACT
Charming Mansion on Lakefront Plot
BERLIN-KÖPENICK (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS FROHNAU-KÖPENICK GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 65 48 49 50 E-MAIL BERLINKOEPENICK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
et alongside the waters of the Krüpelsee lake, this exceptional mansion property sits on a plot of some 1,826 m2. Originally erected in circa 1900, this gem of a property was completely refurbished at the beginning of the 1990s, including extensive conversion and modernisation to meet the most exclusive living standards in 2010. A spacious living/dining area looks out over the terrace, into the garden and to the
lake beyond. Oak parquet floors and a remarkable window frontage overlooking the garden give the living space a distinctive air of charm and exclusivity. Underfloor heating on the ground floor and a fireplace framed in natural stone add a cosy warmth. The property also has a boat mooring large enough to accommodate even large vessels, while the pavilion just next to the water boasts a unique design and unique views.
Grand Industrialist’s Mansion
ENGEL & VÖLKERS GRUNEWALD-ZEHLENDORF GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 897 30 90 E-MAIL BERLINGRUNEWALD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his magnificent residence was built in the heart of Berlin’s Dahlem district in 1923. With its art nouveau features, it reflects the historic planning and diversity of Dahlem’s mansion architecture dating from the 1920s. The generous dimensions of the interior layout are also characteristic: with four large ground floor reception and living rooms all flowing into one another, and well-proportioned private quarters and bedrooms
upstairs. A roof conversion, with the addition of a large roof terrace, was realised in the 1990s. There is also a self-contained apartment in the wing of the lower ground level with daylight windows. Many period features such as stucco decoration, wooden floors, wooden window frames, doors and lights are still preserved. The sunny south-facing garden with its mature trees forms an enticing place to relax during the warmer months.
PHOTOS: MARIA NOGLIK – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 150.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1923 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 4.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 598 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,802 m2 E&V ID W-00HDZO CONTACT BERLIN-GRUNEWALD (DE)
PHOTOS: MICHEL KOCZY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 79.20 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE EUR 3.1 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 667 m2 LAND APPROX. 915 m2 E&V ID W-023VRQ CONTACT BERLIN-ZEHLENDORF (DE)
Unique Residence in Schlachtensee
ENGEL & VÖLKERS GRUNEWALD-ZEHLENDORF GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 801 08 10 E-MAIL BERLINZEHLENDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his prestigious ensemble was built in 2006 at a prime address in the Schlachtensee district of Berlin. Many historic mansion properties still dominate the scene in this family-friendly neighbourhood. The unit for sale here, situated along the western elevation of the building, meets an impressively high quality standard with exclusive fittings. Particular emphasis has been placed during the interior design on creating a
harmonious mix of materials, resulting in a home with clean lines and a welcoming ambience. Just some of the noteworthy features of the property include a modern security alarm system, two underground parking spaces, a self-contained apartment, various terraces and a garden that is ideal for spending time relaxing outdoors. Personal tastes and individual visions can be easily realised on the multiple levels of this home.
n the heart of Berlin, on the banks of the River Spree, the residential tower designed by the renowned architects ‘Tchoban Voss’ can be described as one of the most spectacular buildings of our time. The façade of glass and aluminium with its distinctive projections and recesses imbue the 14 storeys with lightness and charisma. On offer here are units currently under construction with breathtaking outlooks, which can be
finished according to residents’ wishes, and combined to form vast loft homes. Just some details here include approx. 4.10 m ceilings with an integrated cooling system, an approx. 8 m lobby with a concierge, and a garage, as well as planted balconies and two roof terraces. The LIVING LEVELS Penthouses embody international sophistication, and mark the birth of a brand new vibrant urban quarter in this central location.
LIVING LEVELS Penthouses
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 100 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
GERMANY, BERLIN PRICE FROM EUR 825,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 60 – 994 m2 NO. OF ROOMS VARIABLE E&V ID W-0281DP CONTACT BERLIN PROJEKTE (DE) EUV PROJEKTE BERLIN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 30 203 46 51 00 E-MAIL BERLINPROJEKTE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1861
Splendid Mansion in the Ilse Valley
his Wilhelminian-style mansion was built in 1861 and refurbished throughout between 1996 and 2001. It is set within park-like grounds spanning more than 1.7 hectares, graced with a large pond, meadows and woodland. The two-storey property is listed for its historic significance. Inside it boasts a large home spa, a wine cellar and a beautifully converted attic level. Parquet floors, double doors, stuccowork elements,
GERMANY, SAXONY-ANHALT PRICE EUR 3.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 500 m2 LAND APPROX. 1.7 ha E&V ID W-022536 CONTACT WOLFENBÜTTEL (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS BRAUNSCHWEIG IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 5331 90 55 70 E-MAIL WOLFENBUETTEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
tailor-made windows and loving attention to detail culminate to form an atmosphere that conveys historic flair, without compromising on modern home comforts. A glazed extension captures the transition between the past and the modern day, with outstanding views of the beautifully landscaped plot with charming outdoor areas and ample privacy. Two further outbuildings can be found within the grounds.
PHOTOS: DENNIS NEUSCHÄFER-RUBE – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1347
Historic Castle Property
n the 750-year history of the ‘Dreckburg’ in the Paderborn region, nobody has been successful at infiltrating this castle fortification. Now is the unique opportunity to make a ‘peaceful takeover’. The name ‘Dreckburg’ derives from the old German word ‘dreck’ for moor rather than the modern German meaning, and it does in fact find itself in splendid condition. The current custodian has completely refurbished
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.65 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 780 m2 LAND APPROX. 5,100 m2 E&V ID W-026S3E CONTACT PADERBORN (DE) DR. BUSE GRUNDBESITZ UND BETEILIGUNGS GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 5251 871 46 60 E-MAIL PADERBORN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
the building with great care and in keeping with the needs of modern life, without neglecting to preserve its historic character. The imposing property on the outskirts of Salzkotten is currently used as a place both of work and home life. The surrounding moat and the unoverlooked garden with its quaint teahouse afford a very high level of privacy, even though the centre of the town is just a few minutes away.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1737
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 895,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 245 m2 LAND APPROX. 2,800 m2 E&V ID W-027AJT CONTACT RECKLINGHAUSEN (DE) EV RECKLINGHAUSEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 2361 582 55 50 E-MAIL RECKLINGHAUSEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
ealised by the famous baroque architect J. C. Schlaun in 1737, and acquired by Freifrau Anna Maria v. Landsberg, this manor is the only building on the ‘Osthoff’ feudal estate that remains standing to this day. Set in approx. 2,800 m2 of park grounds, the approx. 245 m2 interior is now a feel-good oasis thanks to superb restoration and refurbishment. The current owners commissioned the architects Prof. H. Deilmann
and F. Kösters to enhance this gracious property with the addition of a baroque garden in 2003. It has since appeared in numerous publications and won numerous awards. The vaulted cellar, an architectural rarity, serves as a studio apartment with a separate entrance. With its exquisite comforts and splendid landscaping, this consummate home cannot fail to inspire all those who appreciate beautiful heritage and exclusive living.
Baroque Manor in Dülmen
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 42.90 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2015
Exceptional Living Experience
his ground floor apartment, offering a fully-fledged alternative to home life in a detached property, is the last unit still available in this highly exclusive living concept, situated on an unoverlooked land plot in the Kirchhörde area. The light-flooded living and dining room, separate kitchen and three bedrooms have all been laid with real wooden parquet. Glazed patio doors make the most of the dream outlook to be enjoyed
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 548,000 INTERIOR APPROX. 201 m2 NO. OF ROOMS 5 E&V ID W-01GGRM CONTACT DORTMUND-SÜD (DE) STEPHAN NEUKÖTTER IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH TEL. +49 231 950 29 00 E-MAIL DORTMUND@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
over the natural surroundings. The guest WC and two bathrooms both have modern fittings. A large southwest-facing terrace and a private garden form a sheltered oasis in which to enjoy the sun throughout the whole day. Other noteworthy features of this home include the superb bar area on the lower ground floor, as well as the spa with a Whirlpool and sauna. An indoor parking space can be acquired for EUR 14,900.
PHOTOS: ANNIKA FEUSS – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 193.87 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1986/2013
Elegance & Serenity on Edge of Woodland
he detached residence for sale here was built in a country house design to a solid construction standard in 1986. The lattice windows and the splendid hipped roof are characteristic of this architectural style. A conservatory has been added and the garden completely re-landscaped. On the lower ground floor, a spectacular spa area awaits offering a magical atmosphere and no end of home comforts. On the ground floor there is a
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.8 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 258 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2 E&V ID W-026YST CONTACT KÖLN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 221 29 94 50 E-MAIL KOELN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
generously sized living/dining area with a homely fireplace, in addition to a separate apartment with a bathroom with shower. The upper floor hosts two rooms with dressing closets, and two bathrooms. A double garage and a carport round off the amenities on offer. The wonderfully matured and unoverlooked grounds enjoy a superb location bordering directly onto a nature protection area. Privacy is absolutely guaranteed here.
PHOTOS: MICHAEL WEEGEN/CHRISTIAN NIELINGER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 96.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION CIRCA: 1930 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C
Unique Home with Quaint Charm
ocated just several minutes from the town of Bensberg, this impressive property exudes a unique atmosphere and is a true rarity in the region surrounding Cologne. The grounds are unoverlooked and benefit from a collection of beautiful mature trees, a park-like ambience, and various outdoor recreational areas. During the course of 2009/2010, the current owner carried out comprehensive modernisation work on both the
GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.58 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 400 m2 LAND APPROX. 11,000 m2 E&V ID W-012AA5 CONTACT BERGISCH GLADBACH (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH MASTER LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 2204 76 75 20 E-MAIL BERGISCHGLADBACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
house and the outdoor amenities. This involved complete rewiring and pipe replacement, the installment of a new heating system, the refitting of the bathrooms and installation of a freely programmable KNX BUS system. The room layout allows for a great deal of flexibility, giving both a discerning family or a nature-loving entrepreneur the opportunity to realise practically any visions for upscale home and work life.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930
Bacharach on the Rhine
Outstanding Dwelling with Rhine Views
his magnificent residence dates from 1930 and is located in a prominent position at the top of the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, with unique panoramic views over the River Rhine. The expansiveness and special charm of this generously proportioned house cannot fail to impress. The central highlight of the main house is the indoor pool, which opens to the terraces offering ample scope for relaxation. Other interiors on the ground
GERMANY, RHINELAND-PALATINATE PRICE EUR 3.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 420 m2 LAND APPROX. 27,000 m2 E&V ID W-02806B CONTACT BAD KREUZNACH (DE) RALF SCHNEIDER IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 671 483 14 65 E-MAIL BADKREUZNACH@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
floor include the living area, the lounge and dining room with equally superb views, plus a kitchen, salon and bar. The first floor accommodates the bedrooms and two bathrooms. In addition to the main house, there is also a separate guesthouse on the plot built in a log cabin style, with four bedrooms including an apartment that could be used for staff. The property is just an hour from Europe’s transport hub, Frankfurt Airport.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 14 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A
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Breathtaking Residence with Dream Views
his astounding property certainly has the wow factor, with perfect appointments and modern architecture blending harmoniously here with state-of-the-art technologies. The property has a total interior and utility space of approx. 1,281 m2, comprising a main house and secondary building, both of which meet the highest living standards. Both units were conceived as low-energy houses. The specifications
GERMANY, RHINELAND-PALATINATE PRICE EUR 3.78 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 786 m2 LAND APPROX. 3,223 m2 E&V ID W-0276NR CONTACT TRIER (DE) JÜRGEN GOMBERT IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 651 912 09 74 E-MAIL TRIER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
throughout meet the most modern of technical innovations, reflected for example in the photovoltaic system with a total output of 56.9 kWp. The grounds are equally impressive, featuring a delightful and cleverly landscaped garden with an outdoor pool, a Whirlpool and a Feng Shui area that leave nothing to be desired. Five garages, a carport and a large caravan garage mean that even a fleet of vehicles can be accommodated.
Exclusive Country Dwelling with Lake Views in Kattenhorn
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special and worthy of note, complete with a lifting platform and space for up to five cars, or one to two boats. A staircase and elevator transport residents comfortably from here to all floors of the property. Overall, this home finds itself in an excellent and well-maintained condition. It could be put to a variety of different uses, as a magnificent home both for one family or multiple generations, or for realising individual home visions.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1984
his luxurious country home is situated in a uniquely beautiful setting, with a raised position offering delightful views looking out over Lake Constance. The property was built to a solid construction in 1984, using only the highest quality materials. Decorative elements such as dormer windows, wooden shutters and a hipped roof underline the country house character of this residence. The underground garage is particularly
GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE EUR 2.3 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 484 m2 LAND APPROX. 708 m2 E&V ID W-0282GF CONTACT HÖRI (DE) GBS IMMOBILIEN BODENSEE GMBH
PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 137.30 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1999 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E
Grünwald near Munich
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 3.68 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 376 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,284 m2 E&V ID W-027Y76 CONTACT MÜNCHNER SÜDEN (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS MÜNCHEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 89 649 88 60 E-MAIL MUENCHNERSUEDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
his exclusive property exudes a timeless elegance reminiscent of the style of the Hamptons. It occupies a plot in Grünwald, one of the best-known and most desirable areas of Munich. Its proximity to the Isar meadows and Perlach Forest enhance the quality of life and sense of well-being on offer. The interior, with its host of high-end fittings, presides over a spacious living area with a lounge, a sitting room with a
fireplace, a dining room and conservatory. With approx. 376 m2 distributed over twelve rooms, the property offers ample space both to work and relax at home. The lower ground floor plays host to a home spa with two saunas, as well as a wine cellar and a small apartment with a living room, kitchenette, bedroom, bathroom and separate entrance. The idyllic south-facing garden is ideal for enjoying relaxed afternoons in the sunshine.
All the Charm of the Hamptons
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 122.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1973 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D
Majestic Country Home Overlooking Meadows
et on a very peaceful and sunny plot of approx. 1,217 m2 in glorious natural surroundings, this country home is built in a traditional Tegernsee style with beautiful features including charming wood façades. The unobstructable views overlooking the fields of the neighbouring farmer to the east, as far as the mountains beyond, gives the property a wonderful sense of expansiveness. There is ample space here
GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE EUR 3.2 MILL. INTERIOR APPROX. 250 m2 LAND APPROX. 1,217 m2 E&V ID W-02781C CONTACT TEGERNSEE (DE) TEGERNSEER TAL IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH TEL. +49 8022 70 41 80 E-MAIL TEGERNSEE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM
for family home life, with a commodious living room, a large eat-in kitchen, a sitting room with a fireplace, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a magnificent spa with a sauna, Whirlpool, large shower, fitness and relaxation area, and much more. There is central gas and underfloor heating fitted, and a modern Sonos sound system has been installed throughout. A separate garage building has three car parking spaces.
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In 1928, the German company Poggenpohl introduced the “reform kitchen,” a precursor to unit kitchens and fitted kitchens.
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Ultimate Kitchens Poggenpohl has been making kitchen history for 125 years. Creating the first modern, fitted and solid wood kitchens were milestone achievements for the “Made in Germany” brand. Employing futuristic concepts and solid craftsmanship, the prestigious company exports its products around the globe from its German headquarters in Herford. TEXT: Jörg Zimmermann PHOTOS: Poggenpohl
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2016 1892 Master joiner Friedemir Poggenpohl launches the first German kitchen brand in Bielefeld 1950 Poggenpohl presents its first unit kitchen, the “form 1000” 1995 The “+MAXMORE®” system has particularly large cupboards and focuses on ergonomics 2005 Launch of the “+INTEGRATION®” concept that is based on a vision of Luigi Colani’s from 1970 2014 Presentation of the “P’7350” designed by Studio F.A. Porsche. It features the exquisite miter work characteristic of the “P’7340,” which came out in 2007 2016 The “+STAGE” system does away with the division between kitchen and living areas.
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Major milestones followed in the second half of the century: in German city of Herford in North Rhine-West1950 Poggenpohl launched the first unit kitchen produced in large phalia you can! That’s where Poggenpohl has its numbers called the “form 1000.” Two years later, the company decompany headquarters and from where it has veloped the world’s first fitted kitchen, which led the way for many been distributing exclusive kitchens around the subsequent generations of kitchens. With its commitment to excelworld for more than a century. With their funclence in mind, Poggenpohl launched the first solid wood kitchen in tional design and high-quality materials, these 1968 – an important step forward for the company that reinforced the general trend towards wooden kitchens. kitchens have set the standard in furniture history again and again. To this day, the company is In 1970, research into further possible areas of development for fitcommitted to its founder’s maxim: “We want to ted kitchens began. The distinguished designer Luigi Colani, famous for his automobile designs, made a bold, futuristic design statement make kitchens better.” That’s how Friedemir Poggenpohl formulated the company motto in the early years. Poggenpohl’s commitment when he collaborated with the Institute for Environmental Physiology to develop the “experiment 70.” This futuristic project showcased to innovation and to the highest quality remains unchanged and the a spherical kitchen and was intended to be a prototype for kitchens company is one of the world’s oldest kitchen brands. Its 125-year history plays a very important role, but the success in the year 2000. However, the concept underlying the design of and strength of the brand derive very much from the present day. this exceptional kitchen was not implemented until 2004, albeit in a Take, for example, the spectacular Porsche Design Tower in Miami different form than initially conceived in the 1970s. With the “+INwith its 60 floors and its patented, TEGRATION®,” Poggenpohl made revolutionary car elevator system. It “the dream of space” – its slogan at transports residents seated in their the time – come true. After more cars to their luxury apartments comthan 30 years, Colani’s approach of plete with a pool, an exclusive outcombining architectural, technologdoor area and a Poggenpohl kitchen ical and design elements in the kitchwith a sea view. The kitchens have en had become a reality. been designed exclusively according umerous awards and design to the wishes of each apartment ownprizes prove that Poggenpohl er, most of whom have selected the has remained true to its innovative spirit to the present day. innovative “Carbon” glass frontage. As early as 2011, Poggenpohl was usThe company received a Good Deing a carbon compound on its fascias sign Award for its “+SEGMENTO®” – the world’s first kitchen manufacrange (2001). The “P’7350,” which turer to do so. For the frontages of was also developed in collaboration the “P’7340” kitchen, which was dewith F. A. Porsche studio, collectveloped in collaboration with the deed the German Design Award 2016, signers at F. A. Porsche studios, an the Red Dot Award 2015 and the Inextremely light and robust carbon fibterior Innovation Award 2015. The er material is applied to the backs of compact “+STAGE” themed cupboards represent the latest triumph the panes of glass. Technical innovations such as by the Herford-based furniture maker. With them, Poggenpohl has once these have played their part in establishing Poggenpohl’s global repagain succeeded in advancing the utation. Today, the kitchen manubasic concept of the kitchen. The foPatrick Heinen has been CEO of the H erford-based facturer exports its products to more cus of the “+STAGE” is not solely on kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl, now than 70 countries around the world. the kitchen but rather, the entire livpart of the ADCURAM group, since October 2015. Founded in 1892 as a family business ing space is moved into view. The elin the German city of Bielefeld, the company with its 500 employements work as stand-alone items that are very attractive in and of ees, 350 of whom are based in Germany, became part of the Muthemselves, even outside the kitchen. nich-based ADCURAM Group in early 2017. However, Poggenpohl’s To create its designs, Poggenpohl has been working with respected company headquarters are still in Herford, where they have been designers like Argentinian Jorge Pensi and architect Hadi Teherani since 1897. Herford is also where the kitchens are produced. since the 1970s. These well-known creatives have been the guarantors for top quality, international-standard designs. Friedemir Poggenohl, the company founder, was a master joiner with an excellent knack for business who turned his joinery and adFinally, combined with the most modern technology, the craftsmanship, which has been nurtured for many generations, allows for jacent furniture shop into a thriving company. It began trading pubquality that will last many decades – from the drawer tracks to the licly in 1921. Despite the economic crisis in the late 1920s, it was his company, which already employed 200 people, that laid the foundadoor joints. While a conventional kitchen has an average lifespan of tions for the exceptional, high-quality custom-made kitchens we are 17 years, a Poggenpohl can quite easily double that. One example of this was an orange-colored Poggenpohl kitchen installed near Guildfamiliar with today. In 1928, two years after the launch of the legendford in Southeast England in the late 1970s, which was still in top ary “Frankfurt Kitchen,” Poggenpohl started marketing the so-called “Reform Kitchen” with its innovative, joined-up cupboards and special condition after 36 years. It had to go, eventually, but not because of features, like a sink, table and chair. Additionally, the surfaces were diminished functionality or faded looks, which would have necessigiven a special finish called a “Zehner-Schleiflack,” which consisttated replacing it. It was simply the owners’ desire to refurbish and ed of five coats of lacquer applied to the surfaces to strengthen them, extend their kitchen that prompted the refit. They were sure about with each coat being polished by hand before the next one was put on. one thing, however – they definitely wanted another Poggenpohl.
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on these polar cruises and allow participants to really get up close to the Arctic. Dressed in thick parkas, waterproof outer pants and rubber boots, some cruise passengers ride across the gentle waves. Thanks to the vessels, the floating labyrinth of newly formed icebergs on Greenland’s western coast becomes navigable. The Jakobshavn Glacier is the world’s most active glacier. In warm years, it advances by roughly 45 meters every day, releasing up to 25 million tons of ice into the sea. The red expedition parkas are ideal for being photographed against the huge, blue icy walls and the bizarre shapes of the silent giants. Fears of Titanic-style incidents are unfounded: the flat Zodiac vessels are not in danger from the ice beneath the ocean surface. Furthermore, the agile mother ship, which measures roughly 130 meters in length and has a draft of only five meters, is able to stay at a safe distance even in darkness and foggy conditions thanks to its radar. As there are no harbors anywhere close, the inflatable dinghies also allow for “wet landings” on beaches. This makes hikes across the tundra possible at short notice, for example if the weather and tides hamper the ship’s progress or if the seaplane transporting the polar pilots is delayed. Such jaunts change one’s perception of scale. The vast expanse of the arctic tundra hones the senses. You suddenly notice small animals more acutely, while modest lichens seem to exude the beauty and uniqueness of a lush spring meadow. On inhospitable Beechey Island, scenic delights are very limited. Three sailors’ graves serve as a reminder of the last expedition undertaken
in 1846 by the British explorer John Franklin, who was looking for the Northwest Passage – the sea route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via the Arctic. He discovered it, but found himself unable to sail through it because of the ice sheet. Franklin perished along with his 129-strong crew. One of the consequences of climate change is that several years ago, the passage became free of ice – and thus navigable – during the summer months. This allows cruise ships to venture through it without the aid of icebreakers. At its halfway point, in Peel Sound, the passage can still be tricky to navigate because this is where different flows of pack ice meet, creating opaque clusters of vertically tilted floes illuminated by a low-lying sun. So you never really know which of the roughly one dozen Inuit settlements between Baffin Bay and the Beaufort Sea the ship will be able to reach safely. None of them are idyllic places: a few hundred inhabitants, a co-op store, post office, school and a cemetery. Where ice dictates the speed and rhythm of travel, you find time to read. And what could possibly beat The Discovery of Slowness, Sten Nadolny’s magnificent novel about John Franklin’s life? When the explorer gets stuck in the ice for the first time, north of the 81st parallel on a brig called the “Trent” in 1818, Nadolny imagines him developing a fascination with the glittering, icy world and its absolute timelessness. Two hundred years on, Captain Natke’s passengers share this sentiment. Franklin muses that in this environment, no one actually needs a destination anymore. The destination was only a means to find your way here.
TEXT: WOLFGANG GEHRMANN; PHOTO: HAPAG-LLOYD CRUISES
Cruise passengers bundle up in warm parkas before going on deck to admire the icy landscape.
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Art in Mayfair Works by Picasso, Miró and other world-class painters went on show at an event supported by Engel & Völkers and Maison Perrier-Jouët.
roughly 400 guests to an event at the QPxLDN, the new “it” restaurant in the heart of Mayfair. The walls were adorned with 20 paintings by exceptional artists like Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall and Joan Miró. The works by post-impressionists, cubists and fauvists were showcased by #TheKrag Communications und Predella House, whose mission it is to make art even more integral to interior design. This approach also prompted Engel & Völkers London to become involved with the event. Among the guests were many well-known faces from the movies and TV, including Craig McGinlay, who is rumored to be the next James Bond, Phoebe Dynevor and Meredith Ostrom. Art collectors and curators also accepted the invitation. A menu inspired by Picasso was served at the QPxLDN – and many of the works of art ended up with new owners.
1 Musician Bip Ling and friend 2 Columnist Naomi Isted 3 Craig McGinlay 4 Model Becky DeJong 5 Enjoying Picasso 6 Magdalena Dudarska (E+V & #TheKrag), Frederick Szydlowski (#The Krag) and Katrina Aleksa (Predella House) 7 Zara Merali, Vanessa Schnitter, Vivian Hoelzl and Marina Simion 8 Stevie Johnson 9 Actors Phoe be Dynevor and Dino Kelly 10 Actor Meredith Ostrom 11 Chicco Merighi (r.) and friend 12 Classic cars from Samuel Laurence Ltd. 11 12
TEXT: UTA ABENDROTH; PHOTOS: DAVID BENNETT
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One Year On A Bike Martijn Doolaard, Gestalten, approx. € 40
365 days, 17,000 kilometers, a Dutchman on a bike – that’s Martijn Doolaard’s story. He cycled from Amsterdam to Singapore, across Turkey, Iran, India and the countries of Southeast Asia. His camera and smartphone were his constant companions. Throughout the trip, Doolaard shared special moments on social media, allowing the global community to join him as he biked through vibrant cities and deserted landscapes, meeting people from around the world.
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Edward Quinn, teNeues, approx. € 25
Whenever the stars of the era dined, enjoyed a drink or shared a joke on the Côte d’Azur in the 1950s, Edward Quinn was there. He managed to get closer to them than almost any other photographer. Quinn loved capturing the little moments shared by the members of the jet set. That is why Brigitte Bardot, Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren and Pablo Picasso all adored him. 216 pages of glamour. BOOK T
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A New York City romance set in the summer of 1941. Sparks fly between Oona O’Neill, a young socialite, and aspiring writer J. D. Salinger, but the war tears the couple asunder. This bittersweet romantic novella also delights with its illustrations, which turn it into a modern picture book full of nostalgia. Will there be a happy ending? There’s only one way to find out…
See The World Beautiful Anne Menke has seen a lot. After all, the fashion and advertising photographer travels the world in search of beautiful backdrops. In this illustrated book with a preface by Tommy Hilfiger she curates unforgettable impressions and images, paying homage to the people, cultures and landscapes she has encountered. It’s no wonder that this is one of Oprah’s favorite books. 253 pages of unadulterated beauty – stunning!
Elemental Living Phaidon, approx. € 40 G STANDS FOR GENIUS Product designer Tina Glage designs colorful shelves from A to Z. From € 1,190.
Sixty examples of architectural perfection, all created in harmony with Nature. The ingenious designs pictured in this book nestle picturesquely into different landscapes all over the world, their appearance, location and gorgeous vistas filling viewers with longing. Inspired by organic shapes and using locally sourced materials, contemporary architects have created sanctuaries, buildings that could not be more modern or meditative.
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For the new headquarters of the Antwerp Harbor uthority, architect Zaha Hadid – who passed away last year and is famous for her architectural works of art that A feature a dizzying array of shapes – took inspiration from the glittering gems. A sweeping ship-like object rises above the neo-historical former fire station building that was constructed on the Kattendijk dock in 1922. The sky, clouds and water are reflected on the new building’s façades, which consist of glass triangles. The iconic extension, one end of which is cantilevered, rests on a slightly sloped concrete structure, with the old and the new building connected by an observation floor. The stories above it accommodate the roughly 500 employees of the harbor authority, as well as a public library with a reading room, conference rooms, an auditorium and a restaurant.
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Unmistakably Zaha Hadid: angular shapes and curved lines dominate the new Port House extension in Antwerp’s old harbor.
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