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At last the sailing season is back in full swing and, for those of us who keep our boats in the UK at least, it always seems like a very long wait. We removed the cover from our yacht a couple of weeks ago and have been busy preparing everything in eager anticipation of our first weekend on-board. We’ve also invested in new sails so are very excited at the thought of trying them out and seeing the difference they make. If you’ve also been bitten by the boating bug but would prefer not to have all the responsibility of ownership, chartering a superyacht is an excellent option. Would you believe you can even take in a Grand Prix in Monaco or Singapore during your voyage? Our feature on page 79 has all the finer details. You’ll notice there’s a distinct leaning towards sunny destinations with regard to property purchasing this issue. We explore the very best locations in Gibraltar, the Costa del Sol and Panama to find homes that live up to their locale with state-of-the-art facilities and fabulous views. Alongside these property features we’ve also suggested hotels or resorts within the area so that you have the opportunity to relax and spend a few days there while you get a true feel of the place before you buy.
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UUR In the second of our series of features focusing on London’s new-build developments and redevelopments we discover even more up and coming opportunities for purchasing high-end properties
hether you’re looking to buy a property in the capital for your own use or for rental purposes, you will be pleasantly surprised at the choice that’s already on the market or due for completion soon. There is also a huge demand for lettings according to independent estate agent Russell Simpson which has reported its busiest start to the year, with January activity four times that of 2018. Charlie Woods, head of lettings at Russell Simpson, comments, “We have been lucky enough to agree four times more deals in January and December than the previous year and twice more in November and October. Our core market of one and two-bedroom flats is still steady, but the demand for larger family homes has really taken off. The driver behind this is two-fold. Firstly, many vendors are becoming more accustomed to renting and are happy take a tenancy for one or two years whilst the political dust settles. Said vendors are then carrying out any necessary works on their own properties, meaning the quality of stock available is better than ever.”
Alex Carr, residential development partner at Knight Frank, reports that the company is seeing a huge variety of buyers; from those looking for a family home, pied à terre, investment opportunity or international students. “Buyers want to be within close proximity to transport links, and there’s also high demand to be near green spaces,” he explains. “London is one of a handful of global centres that are considered to offer the best education, lifestyle and amenities – much like New York, Singapore and Paris. “London offers everything from large scale regeneration projects to smaller boutique schemes with less than 10 units. If you want skyscraper city living with a wealth of amenities, or a discreet home in a Grade II listed renovated building, there’s a development suited to you.” Alessandra de Paiva Raposo, founder of DPR Property, notes that people buying in prime central London usually hold significant private wealth. “They are looking for the lifestyle a PCL location affords,” she says, “as well as a highquality property that offers a secure long-term investment. This is why people are continually drawn to the area, as most high-quality stock holds its value. “Around 2014, the market was extremely hot and homes in PCL often sold well in excess of their actual market value. Stamp duty reforms, as well as ongoing political and economic uncertainty, has led to a re-correction of prices. This has attracted a lot of interest, particularly from foreign buyers who are taking advantage of some very favourable exchange rates. We have seen a noticeable rise in activity since the last quarter of 2018; it’s a buyers’ market at the moment with savvy purchasers seizing opportunities amongst Brexit uncertainty.”
Chiltern Place, Marylebone Within the sought-after Marylebone village area, this development takes inspiration from local architecture and design using hand-set terracotta panels. It comprises 55 boutique apartments, duplexes and a three-bedroom townhouse. Apartments have excellent views across W1 including Paddington Street Gardens and Chiltern Street from floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies and terraces. The building includes a resident’s club comprising meeting spaces and a lounge as well as hotel style concierge services and a fitness suite. From £2m / €2.28m / $2.58m and from £5.25m / €6m / $6.76m for garden duplexes Chiltern Place
It’s a buyers’ market at the moment with savvy purchasers seiing opportunities among Brexit uncertainty
Close to the financial centre, with excellent transport links, this development is in a prime position on the north bank of the Thames overlooking Tower Bridge. Landmark Place has excellent facilities, including a ground-floor spa featuring a 20-metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, treatment room and a state-ofthe-art fitness suite. It has a private residents’ club, with lounge, TV room and business suite, and buyers also have access to a 24-hour concierge service. Two and three-bedroom apartments, a duplex
From £2m / €2.28m / $2.58m – £10.75m / €12.2m / $13.8m www.barratthomes.co.uk
penthouse and a lateral penthouse remain available.
Midnight Collection at South Quay Plaza Located on the 64th floor, these are the highest residences before the penthouses and offer spectacular views over Canary Wharf, Greenwich Peninsula and the Thames. The collection consists of just five apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms and with 664 square feet to 1,211 square feet of living space. South Quay Plaza is a landmark project in the heart of the financial district, less than a minute’s walk from South Dock DLR Station. It will total more than a million square feet and offer 888 residential properties, together with cafés, shops, restaurants and 2.6 acres of public realm. The entire 56th floor is dedicated to The Quay Club, a resident’s lounge, where over half the space is given to a large terrace which features a spacious outdoor dining section and bar, with views across London’s sky line and the Thames. Residents will also have access to a double height swimming pool, spa and sauna, cinema room, gym and business lounge.
From £999,500 / €1.14m / $1.3m Berkeley Homes
Postmark, Farngdon A new mixed-use development in the heart of London which is transforming the landmark 129-year old Post Office Mount Pleasant sorting office. Postmark will include 681 homes across four distinct phases, each designed by a different architect and within walking distance of five underground stations. The six-year project is divided into two chapters: West Central 1 – which has now launched – and East Central 1. The first phase comprises a collection of studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments in a mix of duplex and lateral styles, set around a residents’ courtyard. Residents will have a range of amenities including a concierge, study area, spacious roof terrace, lounge, cinema and fitness studio. From £900,000 / €1m / $1.16m Postmark London www.postmarklondon.com
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The Atlas Building, Hoxton
This landmark development consists of a 40-storey residential tower, 10-storey office building and a new public piazza and retail space. Rising 152 metres above City Road and moments from Old Street, The Atlas Building, set to complete at the end of this year, will be the tallest residential tower in London’s world-leading Tech City. Due for completion this year, the development comprises a collection of 302 highly specified apartments, including studios, one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses. The building contains an extensive range of amenities for residents including a gym, ground floor swimming pool, cinema room, 24-hour concierge and a private lounge. From £1.04m / €1.2m / $1.34m The Atlas Building
Westminster Fire Station, Victoa This is both a conversion of an existing Grade II listed building as well as a new-build mixed-use residential project. With an emphasis on marrying the old with the new, the boutique development set across two buildings will feature a collection of 17 private apartments and a destination restaurant. The restoration of the existing Grade II listed Fire Station is being developed alongside a contemporary Station House, while a peaceful courtyard between the two buildings will act as a private green oasis for residents. Completion is due this summer. From £850,000 / €970,000 / $1.1m CBRE
One Brompton, South Kennon A four storey, Victorian building on the corner of Old Brompton Road and Cresswell Gardens which has recently undergone a four-year renovation. Retaining its original façade, the property has been re-mastered to provide 17 bespoke high specification apartments. The building provides a mix of unit types, with 13 suites, three one-bedroom apartments, one two-bedroom lateral apartment and a two-bedroom duplex apartment. On the top floor an exquisite penthouse commands the full floor plate of the building with direct lift access, a master suite with dressing room, two further en suite bedrooms and three roof terraces with views of the Boltons and back streets of South Kensington. From £895,000 / €1m / $1.15m One Brompton
Penthouse Collection at One Lillie Square On the 13th floor of a striking building at the head of a tree-lined promenade, this three-bedroom apartment has beautiful views across the principal garden square and Columbia Gardens as well as the capital’s skyline beyond. It incorporates the generous proportions and high ceilings that characterise West London’s iconic mansion block architecture. These classic Georgian and Victorian design principles blend with 21st century comforts. The open plan kitchen, living and dining space is designed as much for entertaining as for relaxation and flooded with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling glazing. A Bulthaup kitchen with Gaggenau appliances and contemporary timber flooring provide both style and function, while the spacious master suite offers a tranquil retreat with an en suite bathroom and dressing room. With £4.15m / €4.74m / $5.36m One Lillie Square
beautiful views over the new garden square, a balcony completes the reception space.
The Atelier, West Kennon Bespoke collection of 43 one, two and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses set around a private landscaped courtyard. The Atelier provides a peaceful sanctuary just moments away from the area’s shops, bars and restaurants. Located in one of London’s greenest and most highly desirable boroughs, it is in a characterful street of Victorian houses. The Atelier’s design strikes the perfect balance between contemporary urban living and the more quintessential traits of historic,
landscaped gardens, a fitness suite with
Victorian design. The elegance and grandeur
state-of-the-art equipment, private cinema
of the exterior is reflected internally with
and dedicated concierge service. Underground
opulent interiors. Floorplans vary, but all
parking will also be available alongside bicycle
apartments include open-plan kitchen/living
storage with lift access to all levels.
areas. Residents will be able to take advantage
From £1.07m / €1.221m / $1.38m
of the exclusive on-site amenities, including
London offers everything from large scale regeneration projects to smaller boutique schemes with less than 10 units
Marylebone Square, W1 On the site of the former Moxon Street car park, this project represents the last whole city block in W1 yet to be developed. It features a modern Georgian architectural design and consists of 54 high-end homes and substantial retail units. A dramatic and elegant five-storey atrium allows residents to move easily through the inner galleria before crossing over a private bridge to their own front porch. Marylebone Square will offer expansive two and three-bedroom apartments, including 12 spectacular penthouses. All apartments are designed with indoor and outdoor living in mind, many with beautiful terraces and spacious verandas. The project will also provide a 24-hour concierge team, restaurant, health club, community facilities and private residential car parking. Completion is set for the latter end of 2021. From £2.55m / €2.84m / $3.23m Marylebone Square
A luxurious modern home Auckland, New Zealand
Palm Springs modern is where itâ€™s at - architecturally designed by Bart Meo, this impressive home offers the ultimate in sophisticated family living with a discreet private setting and poolside lifestyle to match. With a clever play of light and sun, crisp lines pair with voluminous spaces and floor to ceiling walls of glass to maximise seamless living. Primarily on one level, the substantial floor plan (of approximately 430m2) showcases an expansive main living hub with sensational streamlined kitchen, neighbouring media room, formal and family living areas, generous double bedrooms including master suite with adjoining study.
For sale by negotiation www.barfoot.co.nz/769169 Alex Baker +64 274 579 805 email@example.com Barfoot & Thompson Remuera +64 9 524 0149
Equestrian paradise found Waimauku, New Zealand
This spectacular architectural designed north-westfacing 357sqm home blends a undoubted European style, and a premier countryside location to create an awe-inspiring lifestyle property. The property enjoys breath taking views over the Waimauku valley and beyond. The vendors have combined their love of Greek architecture and their passion for horses to create a spectacular result. Set on 4.1101ha (10+acres), the house is constructed in Hebal (aerated concrete block) and enhanced with the traditional white and blue colour scheme of Santorini.
For sale by negotiation www.barfoot.co.nz/769180 Sharon Kenny +64 27 411 8844 firstname.lastname@example.org Barfoot & Thompson Kumeu +64 9 412 5640
This new boutique hotel in the heart of Holborn is an architectural gem which has now been extravagantly restored to provide the height of hospitality
uilt between 1901 and 1903, in a style coined ‘Edwardian Free Baroque’, L’oscar was originally the London headquarters of the Baptist Church. Architect Arthur Keen mixed ‘Wrenaissance’ style with Arts & Crafts influences, working with some of the best artists and craftsmen of the time to create much of the exterior and interior design: ornately plastered ceilings, carved fireplaces, oak panelling and finely worked plaques. The building’s fourth floor was damaged by a bomb in World War II and the church’s congregation gradually dwindled before finally closing in the early 60s. It was bought by London Transport and a miraculous transformation began in 2012 with many features being beautifully restored by master craftsman from across the world. L’oscar is conceived with the belief that a hotel is a theatre: a stage where performances of the utmost
quality are played out and every detail is considered for the enjoyment of guests. Deep purples, rich reds and burnished gold colours feature throughout L’oscar’s 39 sumptuous bedrooms and suites, each with its own individual character. Expect a red-carpet welcome with unprecedented levels of service and an exhilarating dining experience under the guidance of executive chef, Tony Fleming in the Baptist Grill restaurant in the domed chapel. www.loscar.com
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The time of your life When you’ve always opted for the very best over the years, why should your retirement lifestyle choices be any different?
nspired Villages is a name that has quickly become synonymous with luxury, choice and reassurance amongst the UK’s retired generations. With six retirement villages located across the UK – and ambitious plans for the future – the Inspired team is united behind their determination to reinvent retirement.
Sales and marketing director James Cobb explains, “Our ethos is simple. We put
the health and happiness of individuals at the heart of every village and community. From the luxurious homes to the choice of five-star facilities; everything here is designed to create the retirement that people desire and deserve.” Each Inspired Village represents a place to feel comfortable and reassured. To savour the company of family and friends. To discover new passions, explore new places and
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indulge old interests. With locations in Warwickshire, Cheshire, Hampshire, Devon and West Sussex and coming soon in Kent, an Inspired lifestyle offers a choice of town, country or coastal living.
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THE FIRST GROUP: UNRIVALLED REPUTATION BACKED BY A PROVEN TRACK RECORD This highly respected UAE-based property developer is making waves in Dubai’s thriving hotel and hospitality sectors With a fast-growing and diverse portfolio of upper midscale hotels, premium residences and F&B brands, The First Group is one of the Middle East’s most respected property developers. Since launching in 2005, The First Group has carved a highly successful niche, offering unrivalled property investment opportunities in high-growth markets to clients from more than 70 countries worldwide. Its global presence today spans markets ranging from the Indian subcontinent and Asia to Africa, Europe and North America.
135 properties in 28 countries worldwide, and Wyndham Hotel Group – the world’s largest and most diverse hotel company, with a portfolio of more than 7,700 hotel properties in 71 countries across six continents. The partners’ vast global experience, brand recognition and commitment to delivering exceptional services to guests translates to high occupancy rates and strong returns for The First Group’s investors. The esteem in which The First Group is held as a developer of high-quality properties is reflected in the number of awards it has won for its portfolio, which currently comprises upper midscale hotels and residences in the UAE. The firm has been honoured with more than a dozen major international awards, including World Luxury Hotel Awards for Wyndham Dubai Marina and Tryp By Wyndham Dubai, its two acclaimed upper midscale hotel properties, which opened in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
The First Group was among the first developers to identify the tremendous potential in providing private investors the opportunity to purchase hotel guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments in upscale properties located in highly popular locations across Dubai. To ensure the highest standards, the firm partners with world-class hotel operators including Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, which is recognised as one of the world’s fastestgrowing hotel management firms with more than
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In April, its third hotel in Dubai, the 462-key Millennium Place Marina, is scheduled to open. The upper midscale hotel will be home to premium F&B offerings including the world’s first MasterChef the TV Experience restaurant; a ground-breaking dining concept based on the hugely popular cooking-themed reality TV series. The First Group’s current development pipeline comprises more than 4,000 keys in eight hotels located in Business Bay, Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Village. Spearheading its plans is the landmark Ciel tower in Dubai Marina, the firm’s largest and most ambitious project to date.
Reaching a remarkable height of 360 metres, CIEL tower Dubai Marina is a stunning development that will set a new global benchmark as one of the world’s tallest hotel upon its completion.
Designed by award-winning Canadian architectural firm NORR, CIEL tower features a striking design, contemporary interiors and a remarkable observation deck that will offer incredible 360-degree vistas across Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah island and the Arabian Gulf. The project’s sheer ambition reflects The First Group’s unrelenting pursuit of excellence and its commitment to delivering unique projects that deliver outstanding returns to its investors.
To discover more about investment opportunities in Ciel tower or any of The First Group’s current projects, visit www.thefirstgroup.com/ciel
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Leading real estate agents across the world showcase their specially selected prime properties for sale
Hamilton Grand, St Andrews
Comprising 26 residences on the 18th hole of St Andrews’ Old Course, Hamilton Grand has only 10 apartments remaining. They consist of two, three and four-bedroom options, a stone’s throw from The Royal and Ancient Golf Club, and offer panoramic views of the Old Course, North Sea and St Andrews castle ruins. Apartments at Hamilton Grand are available on a freehold basis and range from 1,053 to 2,779 square feet. Residences are individually designed with high ceilings, arched windows, columns and private balconies. Exquisite furnishings and finishes combine with an unrivalled attention to detail, such as golfing memorabilia. Kohler Design Services offer bespoke interior
Hotel and residents also benefit from complimentary membership at
design solutions and cater to every taste.
the resort’s Kohler Waters Spa and Fitness Centre, priority dining at
Hamilton Grand features include a private
the hotel as well as butler service, valet parking, private chefs and full
lounge for residents and a roof terrace,
which is the perfect place to watch golf. The
From £1.05m / €1.23m / $1.4m
residences are managed by the Old Course
The new world-class Edinburgh Marina development is destined to be an exciting new addition to Scotland’s capital city. It
will be Scotland’s new premier waterfront development with views of the Firth of Forth, located less than 4km from Edinburgh city centre and less than 13km from Edinburgh International Airport. The development will comprise new luxury residences and the Royal Wharf – Luxury Living for Retirement scheme, centred around the new 373-berth Edinburgh Marina and Clubhouse with 24/7 access at all states of tide. The Marina Clubhouse will be a purpose-built yachting and entertainment facility for visitors and residents to enjoy. The adjacent Hyatt Regency Spa & Conference Hotel at Edinburgh Marina will consist of 187 spacious rooms and suites together with 98 one, two and three-bedroom serviced apartments. The hotel will overlook the marina and guests will have the opportunity to enjoy treatments in the Wellness Centre, all day dining and experience the rooftop Cigar Bar. In addition, there will be an on-site medical centre and local shops. Edinburgh Marina represents a truly unique opportunity for both Edinburgh and Scotland, to create a cross-generational lifestyle hub on this 50-acre site. This stunning new development combines state-ofthe-art facilities with a wide variety of housing and tenures located in a unique and vibrant new waterfront district just a stone’s throw from Edinburgh city centre.
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Crossroads, Emboodhoo Lagoon
combination of world-class hospitality, entertainment, retail and fine dining experiences. For those who are interested in marine life and coral conservation, the Marine Discovery Centre – a sea-life conservation hub – will host a marine biologist laboratory, underwater activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, coral propagation and clownfish releasing programs as well as a coral nursery. The project also houses Maldives Discovery Centre that will promote the life and crafts of the island nation. SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton will offer a total of 198 spacious guestrooms, beach villas and
Hard Rock Hotel Maldives
overwater villas, a range of unique guest experiences and easy access to The Marina @ CROSSROADS. It is the
CROSSROADS Maldives, the first
perfect choice for couples, families and friends as well as
integrated lifestyle destination in the
business travellers looking for a destination getaway.
Republic of Maldives, is set to open
family suites, beach villas and one and two-bedroom
include two resorts, SAii Lagoon Maldives,
overwater villas complete with stunning views, infinity
Curio Collection by Hilton and Hard Rock
pools and legendary amenities.
Hotel Maldives and a 11,000m2 retail and
SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton Singha Estate t: +66 (0) 2050 5555 www.crossroadsmaldives.com
The 178-key Hard Rock Hotel Maldives will feature
this year at Emboodhoo Lagoon. It will
Inspired by cultures from the East and the West at the
entertainment island under the name of
crossing of Maritime Silk Road, the project is situated
The Marina @ CROSSROADS. This will be
within the seven kilometre-long lagoon and offers easy
the very first 30-berth luxury yacht marina
access for travellers and residents of the capital city alike.
With its full range of amenities, international restaurants
Just a 15-minute speedboat ride
and retail outlets, CROSSROADS aims to cater to a wide
from Velana International Airport and
range of visitors, making it a paradise that can be shared
Malé capital, CROSSROADS will offer a
by visitors from all around the world.
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Sa Puntassa Redences, Mallorca
In a wonderful location between Port d’Andratx and Santa Ponsa in Mallorca's south-west, this exclusive residential complex is being built with a total of 72 high-end units in an open and non-formal design. The Sa Puntassa Mar complex includes three buildings with 28 residences, while Sa Puntassa Island has six buildings with a further 44 residences. The 36 units with two to four bedrooms have floor spaces ranging from 138m2 – 226m2. The 20 garden units with two to four bedrooms also have their own private gardens ranging from 131m2 – 584m2. There are also 16 top-designed three to four-bedroom penthouses which range from 326m2 – 437m2 with attractive outdoor features such as roof terraces and private pools. Under each building in Sa Puntassa is a spacious underground parking facility linked
to the residences by a lift. This enables
If walking is difficult, the magic of the
easy access as well as safe, year-round
complex can still be enjoyed because the
parking in cool conditions – a vital feature
pathways are accessible to the disabled
and easy to traverse.
Sa Puntassa has been developed by
Visitors to Sa Puntassa, not to mention
teams of experts from around the world
its residents, will become immediately
and at a consistently high level of quality.
aware of the value designers have placed
Almost all units in this excellent location
on perfectly integrating the entire complex
have both sea and mountain views from
into the beautiful natural landscape. The
their elegantly styled, private terraced
flowers and scent of local olive, almond,
areas. South-facing units look out on
lemon and apricot trees create a lush
to the beautiful island of Malgrats. All
Mediterranean-oasis atmosphere, and
amenities such as restaurants, bars and
pathways lined with water features lead to
beaches are within walking distance, while
a large, attractive pool area with chill-out
extensive landscaping, meticulous planting
areas and daybeds that invite residents to
of native greenery and attractive interior
relax and enjoy a cool drink at the pool bar.
designs offer a unique level of comfort.
In Sa Puntassa Island, residents can enjoy
Walking along Sa Puntassa's beautifully
both an upper pool and lower pool with
laid out pathways with their glorious views
sunbeds, daybeds and a pool bar, giving all
is a sheer delight at any time of the year.
the comforts of a five-star resort.
Port Adriano, Local 2, 07180 El Toro, Mallorca, t: +34 971 418 820, +34 699 115 595
The same applies for sports activities along the fitness trail or time spent in the
Price range from £856,000 / €995,000 /
securely laid-out children's playground.
$1.1m to 2.5m / €2.95m / $3.3m
e: firstname.lastname@example.org www.sapuntassa.com
J|ONE, Jeddah With the objective of rethinking the ubiquitous vertical apartment complex, J|ONE’s built up area of 64,000m2 offers a unique, eco-friendly residential option, with shared facilities such as family and adult outdoor pools, a health club, home theatre, café, luxurious lounge, gaming room, daycare nursery, beauty salon and community mini market. The compound is composed of six buildings each comprised of five floors of apartments with common areas and services in the basement and ground floor. The attic floor in the roof of the buildings consists of penthouse residential units and shared amenities. J|ONE comprises of 242 apartments, which range from one to four bedrooms and 80m2 to 220m2 that are equipped with facilities to ensure a sustainable approach This is a pioneering residential
to living. The smart layout of the larger apartments allows
development for both Abdul Latif
residents to entertain guests without compromising the
Jameel Land and Saudi Arabia. It’s a key
privacy of their bedroom. The small one-bedroom units
milestone in delivering upon the residential
suit single professionals and small families.
development and housing ownership goals
There are 36 driver rooms on the ground floor
identified in Saudi Vision 2030. This is built
distributed into four units, each with its dedicated living
around three pillars: a vibrant society, a
areas, kitchen, toilets and bathrooms. There are over
thriving economy and an ambitious nation.
310 numbered parking spaces for residents of the 242
J|ONE is inspired by Jeddah’s rising art, design and creative scene and offers
apartments, another measure to guarantee residents and guests will never have to worry about parking.
modern urban living anchored in culture and the values of family. The project’s contemporary design offers a distinguished level of luxury with a wide range of amenities and community facilities that set a new standard for compound living. It is J|ONE t: +966 508 051 028 e: email@example.com www.joneresidence.com
designed to encourage interaction between tenants as like-minded individuals share common interests to create an integrated and vibrant community.
The current owners of this stunning villa began living their dream 12 years ago when they stayed at the five-star Napasai Hotel, part of the Belmond Orient Express portfolio. They fell in love with the
hotel with its stunning tropical surroundings and discovered that it was selling a few private ocean front villas in an idyllic corner within the extensive hotel grounds. Although having travelled all over the world, when the couple visited this villa they simply fell in love with it. The views from every room are breath-taking and so they decided to grab the opportunity to make this amazing villa their own. Since then they have been able to spend incredible holidays here with family and friends and enjoy their very own slice of paradise. This luxurious, traditional Thai style, fully air-conditioned, four-bedroom oceanfront property is located in one of the most sought-after areas in Koh Samui in a peaceful natural environment. The approach to the villa is via a buggy service along a private drive leading exclusively to the privately-owned ocean front villas.
The villa has a fully equipped kitchen adjacent to the lounge. There is also a further cloakroom. Down a few steps beside the lounge you arrive at the covered chill-out area with views of the pool and ocean where you can dine in style looking towards the island of Koh Phangan. The family has spent many evenings dining and relaxing here with a chilled glass of bubbly watching the everchanging sunset. The villa has its own private swimming pool with a traditional style sala where you can cool off and sip cocktails in the shade. Natural stone steps lead down to the beach in this small cove, which can only be reached by boat or via the hotel. The villa is located within its own
around the villa and in the tropical
in abundance within a few metres of the
landscaped gardens and every room is fully
ocean. It has four large en suite bedrooms
air-conditioned. As you would expect from
leading from a central courtyard area
a leading five-star hotel, the villa has access
with tropical trees and plants and water
to 24-hour security, floodlit tennis courts, a
features. From three of these spacious
spa, professionally equipped gym, concierge
bedrooms the wall-to-ceiling windows
service, and a selection of high class
allow stunning ocean views. The master
restaurants, together with room service.
suite has its own balcony where you can
The 24-hour buggy service will transfer you
soak up the views and watch the local
seamlessly from the car park to your villa.
fishing boats go by. Leading down from the courtyard you
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The property has atmospheric lighting
private lush gardens, where bananas grow
The villa provides the perfect opportunity for those who want to live in
enter the large glass-fronted lounge which
a tropical paradise away from the resort or
has panoramic views over the ocean and
have a full-service rental investment, which
leads on to a stunning balcony with far
can include maid facilities with twice a day
unobstructed views of the ocean and
cleaning and turn-down service or even
coastline. This is the perfect tranquil place
your own personal chef and butler to cook
to relax over breakfast.
those memorable meals in paradise.
Soaring 75 storeys high in the city of Moscow, Mercury Tower is a major winner of the International Property Awards. We meet Aslan Ktsoev, CEO of Mercury Tower, to discover the secret of its success
and graduate students from leading universities in the country by hosting cultural events. “Our plan is to become
says Mr Ktsoev. “We have opened an exclusive Japanese restaurant Tora, which
ercury Tower, designed
contains the best dishes of Asia. There is
by the architect Frank
also a café-bakery, Dream Coffee, which
Williams, features a
offers organic desserts that completely
resemble a precious gold bar. “It has energy-
exclude sugar.” The tower has been specially designed
saving, gold-tinted glazing over the entire
to provide the highest safety levels for
height of the tower,” explains Mr Ktsoev.
its occupants. It has two independent
“This provides a beautiful appearance as well
entrances, a back-up power supply in case
as maintaining a comfortable temperature
of emergency and the latest state-of-the-art
inside. At 300-metres high, our golden tower
also has the highest media facade in Europe Aslan Ktsoev
Building for Smart People’ for students
the centre of cultural life in Moscow City,”
glistening façade which makes the building
CEO, Mercury Tower
Mercury Tower supports current innovative projects such as ‘Smart
encircling it.” The first eco-friendly building in Moscow,
So, having gained such prestigious accolades since its inception, what is the key to ensuring the ongoing success of
Mercury Tower is a mixed-use development
such an iconic, landmark building? “Provide
comprising a number of different elements.
perfect customer comfort due to the
Apart from offices and apartments, there is
high professionalism of the management
the specially dedicated Art Space and, from
company employees,” concludes Mr Ktsoev
December to March, a theatre. “We also have
without hesitation. “If this succeeds, the
Mercury Space, a venue for concerts and
influx of new consumers grows.”
other events at an altitude of 177 metres,” continues Mr Ktsoev. “Covering an area of
1,000m2, it has been recognised as the ‘Best
t: +7 495 651-651-0
Event Site in Europe’ and has a 360-degree
panoramic view of the capital.”
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Life in the fast lane Become a VIP Diamond member of Exotics Racing and drive the supercars of your dreams on racetracks in Las Vegas and Los Angeles
xotics Racing (EXR) is the
Formula One safety barriers. Exotics Racing also has a track located in Fontana,
world’s largest supercar
California at the iconic Auto Club Speedway and new tours showcasing Los Angeles
driving experience. An award-
are about to be announced.
winning industry leader since
As a VIP Diamond member, you get access to the entire fleet. You are collected
2009 and located at the Las Vegas Motor
from your hotel by a premier limousine service or can choose to upgrade to schedule
Speedway, Exotics Racing offers more than
a helicopter flight. There’s no need to wait at registration, as you enter directly
50 exotic cars including models by Ferrari,
through the VIP lounge and can also bring two guests to share the moment.
Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche, Aston Martin, Audi and Mercedes and 23 racecars. Professional racing drivers designed
Your supercar driving instructor will remain with you during the whole experience, in the car as well as during your private briefing and car data download meetings. Discover the EXR Racing Series workshop where its racecars get ready before a race and train
the 1.2-mile racetrack to highlight the
your skills on the professional racing simulator, complete with a mock-up of EXR’s
supercars’ most acclaimed performance
racetracks if you choose to enhance your experience. After all that, you will experience a
capabilities, daring drivers to brake late
high-speed drifting ride-along experience, complete with an on-board video.
and drive hard. The track features seven
From £3,815 / €4,425 / $4,990
turns, an 1,800-foot straightaway and
Significant and most anticipated project in St. Petersburg real estate market in 2019 – Art View House Luxury Club Residential Apartments project will soon meet its residents. The club house surrounded by such world famous landmarks as St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Mariinsky Theatre, the New Holland Island appeared by the efforts of developer Okhta Group and the architectural studio of Evgeny Geatasimov.
Art View House is a small size boutique residential house in neoclassical style, built according to modern technologies, but with preservation of historical traditions. The house has two underground levels, the ground floor is a public area, on the next three floors there are apartments with bay windows, there are balconies over the bay windows on the fifth floor, the sixth floor - penthouse apartments with large spacious terraces. Bay windows are not only an architectural decoration; but also a source of opening diagonal views of the river bend and beautiful sights. It is typical for high-end residential developments to have only one front door, not a set of many. As for interior, according to Christopher Ash, the founder of Project Orange (London), designer of the lobby and public areas of the house, people perceive it as English — as an impact of cultural background. However passed everything through the prism of own comprehension of St. Petersburg, having incarnated the principles of proportion, beauty and elegance in all premises. The British studio managed to reflect stylistics of the best aristocratic houses and select an ideal combination of black and white, gold, brass and marble. “We managed to create balanced and well-thought-out decor, – says Christopher Ash – We used warm, natural colors, literally couple of bright strokes along with warm sage green shades. It seems to me, we managed to create attractive, warm, cozy, elegant and exquisite interior”. The layouts of the apartments with gorgeous views completely meet the
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requirements of luxury property projects. The guest area is separated from the owner’s area which remains private, and the staff and servicing personnel do not cross with the owner. All apartments can be united, making one open space area based on one’s individual demands — up to such exotic division as female and men’s parts, arrangement of hamam or a gallery. All layouts can be easily changed in accordance with a technical assignment of the client. Two - and three sided layouts of the apartments is also a characteristic feature of a high-end property. Besides, it guarantees good air circulation which is very important. “There is one dilemma in architecture: to live in a beautiful house or to look at beautiful house. In this particular situation – the house and surroundings are worthy” — considers Evgeny Gerasimov.
The chief architect admits that he agreed to start the project so soon as he saw the place. The highlight of the house is breathtaking views of the city from windows, balconies and terraces: the New Holland Island, the Moika, Kryukov Canal and great architectural moments. But it was this neighborhood that made the work on the project incredibly difficult and time consuming. It was necessary to provide all future residents of 24 apartments with parking spaces. This means it was essential to build a two-level spacious underground parking. And water is all around! Rivers, historic mansions, schools - all this surrounding created cramped conditions for construction. But everything worked out and the efforts were rewarded a hundredfold. “These are the projects that become beloved. They are not about the money - they are about the art,” Yevgeny Gerasimov says.
The club house became a winner of several professional awards in 2018. It was recognized as the best by developers, architects, designers, real estate brokers, journalists and marketing specialists. “These awards belong to us only partly. They more belong to masters of the 18th century who created the environment around our residential development, built palaces, picturesque canals and beautiful embankments, having created magnificent panoramas of St. Petersburg. We needed only to construct our house, worthy our historical neighbors. “Art View House” appeared to be the most complicated project in terms of construction complexity process. Everything is unrivaled and one of a kind.” - Mikhail Rivlin, the founder of Okhta Group, the project director of “Art View House’’ notes.
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On safari Small-group tour operator Exodus Travels has launched a new Luxury Adventure Collection that will take travellers to the farthest reaches of the planet in high style
urious and discerning
Travellers can indulge in fine local cuisine, butler services and spa treatments
travellers can now explore
in-between all manner of active and responsible wildlife excursions. They can
the world’s most remote
also embark on epic journeys led by local guides that are not only exploratory
and captivating destinations
but tailored for the most refined tastes.
without compromising on comfort
Take the Kenya and Tanzania Masai Mara Immersion Safari for example. After
whatsoever. Whether it’s soaking in a
days of spotting East Africa’s abundance of big game on a thrilling safari, spend
hot tub on a Galapagos Island voyage or
the evening being pampered under a starry sky. Exodus’ deluxe Serengeti tented
sipping on a glass of champagne after a Big
camp features large, cabin-style walk-in tents – each serviced by your very own
Five safari in East Africa, each trip in this
personal butler. Delicious ‘bush meals’ are enjoyed alongside your expert guides
new collection combines the intrepid nature
around a campfire, adding to a wealth of never to be forgotten moments.
of adventure abroad with the extravagance
From £8,953 / €10,430 / $11,778 for 15 days
of a five-star getaway.
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Our latest collection of stunning jewellery has every shape and form from delicate to dazzling
BURST OF SUNLIGHT vocative of the sun’s energy and the Ancient Egyptian belief in the sun god Ra and his power to create life through sunlight, this ring has a sunburst of white pear-shaped diamonds. Yellow diamond pavé rays then emerge from a 1.50 carat fancy intense yellow round brilliant diamond, one of the rarest treasures on earth. www.debeers.com
Aquamane allure Hallmarked 18ct gold London 2014, this aquamarine and diamond bracelet bears the Bentley and Skinner (jewellers by Royal Appointment to both HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH the Prince of Wales) sponsor mark. It features five rows of alternate set emerald-cut aquamarines, estimated to weigh a total of 35.5 carats, and round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 11 carats. Secured by a diamond set push clasp and a figure of eight safety catch, this is a truly eye-catching piece of jewellery. £39,750 / €45,390 / $51,465 www.bentley-skinner.co.uk
MAKING A SPLASH wati Dhanak is a New York-based jewellery designer specialising in fine pieces that reflect geometrical and asymmetrical elements around her. Created with 18 karat gold and diamonds, Swati’s designs are modern yet distinctive and push the boundaries of fine jewellery such as these fabulous ‘Splatter’ earrings. £7,990 / €9,120 / $10,340 www.swatidhanak.com
This Palais Tsarskoye Selo locket
These earrings designed by Hancocks London are both set with a beautiful vintage-cut pear shaped diamond. Set in a scalloped mount and suspended from a row of three marquise diamonds, each one is interspersed with three single cut diamonds from a trefoil motif of three pear shape diamonds, all in platinum. Guy Burton of Hancocks London comments, “With this particular pair of earrings, the pear-shaped diamonds date from the early 20th century when they would have been beautifully hand cut. It’s extremely rare to get two diamonds so well matched in terms of size and colour.”
features red guilloché enamel and 17 round white diamonds set in 18 karat yellow and rose gold. The locket opens to reveal the traditional Fabergé surprise – in this instance, a delicate pink enamel pig with diamond eyes. It is designed to commemorate Fabergé’s first individual creations for the Chinese New Year when, in 1911, master craftsman Francois Birbaum was commissioned by the royal court of Siam to make a series of
£65,000 / €74,210 / $84,150
objets and trinkets for the Year of the Pig.
£7,560 / €8,630 / $9,790 www.faberge.com
Brooch of many colours A pure masterpiece of lyrical, figurative design, this brooch includes some of the world’s most important coloured diamonds. It features an 8.97 carat fancy vivid pinkish orange pear shape diamond, a 4.69 carat fancy grey blue pear shape diamond, a 3.23 carat fancy deep brown orange cushion cut diamond, a 3.08 carat fancy vivid yellow pear shape diamond and over 75 carats of white diamonds. www.graff.com
The loops on this seamlessly swirling ‘Inspired by
Twombly’ necklace, flowing from one stone to the next, capture the exuberant calligraphic style of the artist Cy
Twombly. Expertly set with round and invisibly set baguette cut diamonds, a fringe of pear shape diamond drops sparkles from the décolletage. www.graff.com
A European First The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade, for the first time in Europe, invites you to live exquisite and enjoy all the amenities of the impeccable St. Regis. For more information about branded residences, please register on belgradewaterfront.com or call +381 11 7888 888
ÂŠ2019 BW Kula d.o.o. and ÂŠ2019 Marriott International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The St. Regis logos are the trademarks of Marriott International, Inc., or its affiliates. BW Kula d.o.o. project The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade are not owned, developed or sold by Marriott International, Inc., Starwood Eame Licence and Services Company BVBA or their affiliates. BW Kula d.o.o. Beograd uses the St. Regis trademarks and trade names under a licence from Starwood Eame Licence and Service Company BVBA. If this license is terminated or expires without renewal, the residential project will no longer be associated with, or have any right to use, the St. Regis trade names or trademarks. All of the services, amenities, benefits and discounts made available to residential owners at The Residences at The St. Regis Belgrade are as currently scheduled and are subject to change, replacement, modification or discontinuance. Fees may apply. All artist renderings are for ilustrative purposes only and are subject to change without notification.
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TIMING We seek out a selection of the finest timepieces to highlight stunning examples for both sexes
Flying high Breitling recently launched its first capsule collection – the Navitimer 1 Airline Editions – celebrating the brand’s important role in the golden era of aviation and some of the most emblematic airlines of that time. The Navitimer 1 B01 Chronograph 43 TWA Edition has a transparent sapphire caseback with the TWA logo printed on it. This stainless-steel watch has a silver dial, anthracite sub-dials, and a vintage-inspired brown leather strap or a stainless-steel mesh bracelet. Price yet to be confirmed www.breitling.com
SPOT THE PIG abergé’s Lady Levity with Pig surprise is a new design for this already much-loved timepiece. Inspired by a silver gilt, enamel and rock crystal desk clock created by Peter Carl Fabergé, the watch is powered by a mechanical movement developed exclusively for Fabergé in partnership with Agenhor. Created to commemorate the Year of the Pig in Chinese astrology, the pig motif takes centre stage, crafted in platinum on a domed bombé sapphire crystal set on a white motherof-pearl dial. In keeping with the Fabergé tradition of surprise, the pig motif is only visible to the wearer under certain light conditions and at particular angles on this limited edition watch. £22,800 / €25,985 / $29,300
BECOME A MUTINEER y its very nature, the Mutiny Chronograph exceeds the requirements of the ‘Swiss Made’ label. A most versatile and perfect all-rounder, the lines of this watch are clean, organic and orb-like. The Mutiny takes a few weeks to build but each purchaser will be kept abreast of the process and even be invited to see the final assembly live over the internet. Each timepiece is individually numbered and enters the Meerson Register where its full history can be traced. It will also remain a very exclusive watch – the brand controls production tightly and limits the quantity of units produced for each annual production run. From £4,475 / €5,100 / $5,750 www.meerson.com
Cream of the crop Patek Philippe has launched a new self-winding perpetual calendar with a contemporary ‘vintage’ style in a white gold case. Featuring a lacquered cream dial with luminous numerals and hands, the timepiece was inspired by exhibits in the Patek Philippe Museum from the 1940s and 50s. Its heart is a newly developed calibre 324 with double apertures for the day/month and an analogue date. £63,370 / €72,275 / $81,625
The Victoria Collection is inspired by Backes & Strauss’ 19th century jewellery designs from its archive collection, notably the Victorian era. They have been given a novel twist by the design team and brought to life by craftsmen. These
Budding beauty In early 2018, Backes & Strauss introduced Miss Victoria timepieces to the Victoria collection, bringing a fresh and youthful elegance to the family. The Miss Victoria Red Rose featured here reflects the delicacy of youth; a time as precious as a diamond. The natural beauty of the mother-of-pearl dial is complemented by diamonds and rubies set in an 18k white or rose gold case.
stunning interlocking heart timepieces are crafted in 18kt white or rose gold and hand set with white and natural fancy diamonds surrounding a mother-of-pearl dial. Shown here is the stunning Victoria Blue Velvet watch from the collection. £35,100 / €40,000 / $45,100 www.backesandstrausse.com
£19,380 / €22,100 / $24,910 www.backesandstrausse.com
Creature from the
edusa is the 10th clock MB&F has co-created with L’Epée 1839, Switzerland’s premier clockmaker. Its
bell-shaped, jellyfish-like body is formed by a transparent dome of hand-blown Murano glass. Two rotating rings display the hours and minutes, visible through the dome. Like a jellyfish glowing in the deep, Medusa glows in the dark thanks to Super-LumiNova. Underneath the Murano glass, a 155 component, seven-day power reserve movement forms the pulsating heart of this mechanical creature. Medusa can stand up on a desk or be suspended from the ceiling, floating in mid-air like a jellyfish in water; in the suspended configuration, £19,340 / €22,050 / $24,900 www.mbandf.com
the supplied tentacles in Murano glass will complete the aquatic illusion. It comes in three limited editions of 50 pieces each in blue, green and pink.
Extend your living space and enjoy an al fresco lifestyle by adding stylish weather-resistant furniture to your poolside, lawns or terrace
Italian inspiration The Bellagio ‘Maestri d’Ascia’ collection is a special edition of numbered pieces, handmade by the shipwrights of Cantieri Riva for Exteta. The collection is constructed with no metal parts – only wood – and uses 25 hand applied coats of paint, making it similar to the construction of the wooden boats popular on the Italian Riviera in the 1960s. The three-seater sofa and armchair both include back cushions in gorgeous Loro Piana fabric. Armchair £19,830 / €23,100 / $26,145 + VAT Sofa £31,720 / €36,920 / $41,820 + VAT www.globalluxurylondon.com
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In the round Every single hand carved piece made by The Oak and Rope Company potentially becomes somebody’s heirloom. It can be a special present for someone celebrating a big day or a carefully chosen piece for yourself and your family to enjoy for many years to come. This fabulous round tree bench is made from durable, sustainable Grade A teak and includes 20 engraved letters of your choice with the option to add more if wished. From £1,950 / €2,270 / $2,585 www.theoakandropecompany.co.uk
Moroccan influence It was while working on a concept for a hotel in Marrakech that the designer, Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance, had the idea for the Ligne Roset Ottoman, inspired by the traditional Moroccan footstool. Although the hotel wasn’t completed, the oriental charm of this piece, filled with 'zenitude' and comfort was brought to fruition through Noé’s work with
GORGEOUS GAZEBO ade from treated bamboo, this gazebo is perfect for
quilting and colour.
outdoor use all year round and the purchase price includes
Armchair from £1,317 / €1,533 / $1,736
delivery and full installation. The frame is securely bolted
Sofa from £2,354 / €2,740 / $3,105 www.ligne-roset.com
together with lattice-work panels interspersed at intervals and a solid strip-work floor. The inner table is also made from treated bamboo and can be removed when unrequired. The roof is thatched and waterproof with an inner layer of plaited bamboo strips for a more cosy and enclosed feel inside. The outer thatch is covered with synthetic mesh that allows water to run off and there is also an attractive, vented apex. Side curtains very handily roll up to the roof when they’re not needed and are included in the price as are base cushions in two vibrant colour options. £5,000 / €5,820 / $6,595
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Put your feet up
This swinging day bed is made in oak from sustainable sources to give longevity and strength and will fade over time to a majestic silvery grey. Available in three sizes, it can either be hung from your own structure or from a matching bespoke pergola. From £2,999 / €3,490 / $3,975 + VAT for the day bed From £5,999 / €6,980 / $7,950 + VAT including a pergola www.sittingspiritually.co.uk
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AN APPLE A DAY BED he Midnight Montana Apple Day Bed features a quirky ‘apple shaped’ design complete with a removable stalk on top. An inner compartment full of sumptuous cushions simply begs you to get in and relax while a rotating top section can be opened in a number of different apertures. Its coated aluminium frames are rust-free and tough enough for regular outdoor use. The synthetic rattan weave is striking in colour and very hard wearing in outdoor environments as it is laboratory tested for use across an extreme range of temperatures. UV stabilisers mean the beds block 96% of the sun’s harmful rays and solution dying means they don’t fade easily. £3,500 / €4,075 / $4,615 www.gardenfurniturecentre.co.uk
Hearts of oak The stunning Kyokusen garden swing seat is a sculptural piece of garden furniture. The design draws strongly upon the curves and flow of the Torri, a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of a shrine. The beautiful curve and flow of the swing seat has a strong Feng Shui influence and fits in beautifully within any garden. Every Kyokusen Swing Seat is different as the curves are dictated by the way the tree has grown and is cut. The example shown is a Kyokusen three-seater with a heart back. From £4,517 / €5,255 / $5,985 + VAT www.sittingspiritually.co.uk
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Own your beachfront property in Mauritius www.edenrock.mu | email@example.com Julie: +230 5479 2828 | Alexandre: +230 5479 2929
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Andrea Marechal Watson looks at a groundbreaking exhibition of 'outsider' art in Vienna along with inspiring shows in London at the fairytale manor built by Baron Rothschild and previews a major sale of ethnographic works in Paris
Rembrandt Year very year should be a Rembrandt Year, but 2019 happens to be 350 years since the death of the great Dutch painter and museums across the Netherlands are celebrating his work with a full calendar of exhibitions and events. A celebrated portrait painter in his heyday, the great man completed more than 300 works in his career but he was no accountant, living well beyond his means and dying bankrupt to be buried in an unmarked grave. Rembrandt was a peerless draughtsman, his works are characterised by theatrical lighting, or chiaroscuro, as well as a lively calligraphic style and informality. Commemorative exhibitions in the Amsterdam area include major shows at the Rijksmuseum, Mauritshuis and the house where he lived, now the Rembrandt Museum. Throughout 2019 in venues across Amsterdam www.iamsterdam.com
Rembrandt Van Rijn Portrait of Nicolaas van Bambeeck | 1641 | Oil on Canvas | Courtesy Old Masters Museum, Brussels (Photo London)
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art Nick Brandt Bus Station with Elephant & Red Bus 2018 | Archival pigment print
© Nick Brandt & Atlas Gallery (Sotheby's sale)
PHOTO LONDON hoto London returns to Somerset House in May with another international show devoted to the world's most popular medium. Estimates now suggest that last year 1 trillion photographs were taken thanks to camera phones, with this unquenchable appetite driven by the need for selfies as well as Instagram. At Photo London, there's the chance to look at the highest levels that photography can attain, rather than plates of food, and of course to acquire works. From May 16th to 19th at Somerset House, London, UK www.somersethouse.org.uk
Zande Figure | Congo Collection Marceau Rivière To be sold by Sotheby's Paris on June 19th
Tendl is the Night
Dive down one of the lanes that lead from King's Road to the Thames and you will find a world apart. The chance to enter a historic 18th century townhouse open to the public for the first time is too good to miss, particularly when this eccentrically decorated property is showing works by the equally extravagant Kate Braine. For 20 years she has quietly been potting away in her garden studio at
Collection Marceau Riviere: Sotheby's
20 Cheyne Row, a stone's throw from A stunning collection of ethnographic works assembled by the
the home of the great Victorian potter
French art historian and collector, Marceau Riviere over more than
William de Morgan. The result is some
50 years is to be offered for auction. In the course of his life, Riviere's
300 sculptural pieces inspired by the
promotion of African art contributed immensely to the understanding
rich interiors. Shelves, tables and plinths
and rediscovery of many artists, in particular from the Ivory Coast.
are crammed with the strange botanical
Riviere's lifelong fascination for Africa began during his childhood and he began collecting at the age of 11
and marine like forms that have emerged
buying a mask that he still owns today. In later life he moved to Africa, living in Chad, the birthplace of the Sao
from the artist’s subconscious mind in
civilisation. Travelling throughout the continent, he developed friendships with village chiefs and researched
this other worldly milieu.
local art and customs. He developed an instinctive understanding of an art form that has remained a major
From June 27th to July 3rd at 20 Cheyne Row, London, UK.
influence since the 'discovery' of primitivism in the 20th century. Exhibition from June 13th to 18th. Sale on June 19th at Sotheby's, Paris, France
After this date by appointment
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art Eliot Hodgkin The Months | March,1951
© The Ramsbury Foundation, Photo: AJ Photography
Watercolour on paper
St Paul's From Fell Street | 1944 Tempera on panel Private Collection
A cousin to the well-known British abstract painter Howard Hodgkin, the work of Eliot Hodgkin is little known outside a small coterie of collectors. In his
heyday however, Eliot was much admired as a painter of still life, landscapes and botanical illustrations and collected by, among others, Lord Rothschild. In tribute to the respect in which he was held, the fairytale manor built by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, Waddesdon, is this summer holding a retrospective that assembles the largest ever exhibition of Hodgkin’s paintings and drawings – nearly 100 – many never exhibited in public before. A number of works by artists who inspired Eliot accompany the main exhibition. A hunt is currently underway to trace lost works – mostly London views made during the Second World War. Hodgkin’s grandson Mark, who is compiling a catalogue of Eliot's work, has appealed for help. From May 25th to October 20th at Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, UK waddesdon.org.uk
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Stephen Shore Los Angeles, California February 4th, 1969 Apsley House, home of ART FAIRS
the Duke of Wellington, known as
Dates for your diary this summer
Number One London
Downtown Fair 2nd – 5th May Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA Frieze New York 2nd – 5th May | Randall's Island Park, New York, USA
Young Wellinon IN INDIA
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair 3rd – 5th May | Industria, West Village, New York, USA Affordable Art Fair 9th – 12th May
The Duke of Wellington | ca.1804
t is arguably one of the most famous addresses in the world: Number One London, or Apsley House, was home to the Duke of Wellington and is still inhabited by the current Duke. This year, Apsley
Oil on canvas Petworth Park
House hosts an exhibition revealing a lesser known side of Arthur
10th – 12th May | Petworth
Wellesley's time in India. The story is told in paintings, sketches, books
House, West Sussex, UK
and objects including the renowned Deccan dinner service. November 3rd at Apsley House,
Venice Biennale From 11th May
Arthur, a 27 year-old colonel, sailed to India in 1796. Heavily indebted due
to his army commission, he was probably seeking his fortune in the colony.
Artefacts from this period on show include swords, jewellery, ceramics and
books as well as drawings and paintings of his entourage.
Photo London (see preview on page 62) 16th – 19th May
Somerset House, London
There's growing awareness of a branch of art known variously as 'outsider' art or Art Brut (raw
Draw Art Fair
art). This was the term coined by Jean Dubuffet
17th – 19th May
in 1945 for art produced outside the mainstream
Saachi Gallery, Duke of York
– principally by psychiatric patients. For the first
Square, London, UK
time ever, a show exclusively devoted to female 'outsiders' opens a disturbing door into this world.
The Bank Austria Kunstforum has amassed 316
Until 10th June | Sharjah
works by women from 21 countries dating from
Art Foundation, UAE
the 1860s when the first collections of this material were formed by the psychiatrists Hanz Prinzhorn
Brussels Ancient Art Fair
and Walter Morgenthaler.
12th – 16th June | Rue des
Until June 30th at the Bank Austria Kunstforum,
Minimes, Brussels, Belgium
Vienna, Austria www.kunstforumwien.at
London Art Week 28th June – 5th July
Madame Favre | Untitled | 1860
At venues across the capital
Pencil on paper | Courtesy Henry Boxer Gallery
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Sweet DREAMS Four award-winning interior designers offer advice on creating bedrooms that are stylish oases of peace and relaxation
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A place of escape
LaMar Lisman, principal designer of Lisman Studio f all the areas of importance in a private residence, and sadly the one often left overlooked, is the master bedroom suite. Few rooms in a home can rejuvenate, restore and revive in the way an appropriately designed master suite can. Years ago, the tendency was to fixate on the bed location and overlook the rest of the room. Thankfully that has changed and master suites are now more hybrid in serving multiple functions. Lounge areas for reading, relaxing, or intimate conversation are now essential. Most clients prefer a fireplace, even possibly raised, so it can be viewed from the bed. Media viewing seems dependent on the clientâ€™s preferences, yet they should always be able to watch media from a variety of locations in the room, not just on the wall or at the foot of the bed.
Master suite colours should be calming, restful and subtle. Soft blues, subtle greens and pale pinks combined with warm neutrals provide a restorative palette that never draws attention to itself. Decorative over-bedding should be subtle to the touch, and selected in organic materials whenever possible. Cotton, silk, velvet and even mohair can all come together to create subtle textural interest in the most intimate of rooms. Drapery has become fashionable again, and there is no better place for it than in a master suite. Sound absorption and keeping the busy outside world at bay are handled beautifully by soft drapery treatments. If possible, areas should be considered
for yoga or even Pilates - a quiet retreat is perfect for meditation as well. Attention to lighting is critical. This is a room that will require clear direct light for reading and areas of soft diffused lighting for calm and relaxation. Where possible, lighting should be at eye level. Overhead lighting should be kept to a minimum, and when possible concealed in a cove or other types of molding. Fundamentally, the space should feel like a departure and an escape, even from the rest of the residence. A place to go away, read, think, breathe and rest. www.lismanstudio.com
Add a little fluff!
Danielle Molnar, founder and lead designer of Accentrix Design rom minimalistic, modern, traditional and contemporary, each bedroom consists of the same principals. The first thing we look at in any bedroom before deciding on the finishings is the space planning itself. Typically, we want to ensure the bed placement is facing you as you enter the room. This allows for us to create a focal point with a decorative or built-in headboard wall, wall sconces, light fixtures and night tables. A decorated headboard wall is just as important as a fireplace in a living room. Without it, the room feels bare and incomplete.
After space planning is complete, we look at incorporating other built in design features. Sometimes this can consist of dressing the ceiling with panel moulding, decorative drops and lighting features. We like to come up with creative millwork designs, veneered panels, upholstered integrated headboards, built in nightstands, and wall features such as mirrors. These applications offer softer touches and incorporate the bed into the space. In some of our more traditional designs, we use LED light ropes with ornate ceiling drops to provide ambient lighting, or the use of grand chandeliers to give the feeling of pure luxury. Using multiple lighting layers gives our clients options for setting a mood or winding down for bed. Lastly, a bedroom is never complete without a little fluff ! When selecting bedding, we like to use neutrals, without a lot of pattern. Typically, we like to use the pattern on the accent pieces that go into the space. This makes it easy to swap out and change up your dĂŠcor at a later time. I find by incorporating a few different textures and textile prints into the throw pillows, throw and upholstery, you will achieve a well-rounded look. Colour is a personal preference, but we always advise that you go easy on the colour for a more tranquil look. Remember, a bedroom is a place of relaxation and rest, and your colour choices should reflect that. www.accentrixdesign.ca Âť
Katharine Pooley, founder of Katharine Pooley London here are several key design details to consider when putting together a master bedroom scheme. A master suite unlike a guest suite must be luxurious, inviting, personal, comfortable and timelessly elegant. To achieve this, I prefer neutral colour schemes with a peaceful, serene and soft tone. Accents of dove grey, soft celadon blues or dusky pinks work well with layered neutrals and I return to these colours again and again for master bedrooms. I like to add interest with bespoke bedside tables; for one property in London I used selenite crystal on
the drawer fronts. I find organic semiprecious textures look incredible when mixed with luxurious natural fabrics like lambâ€™s wool, cashmere, linen and silk - perfect for a tactile layered scheme. Interesting table lamps are always a must - twisted crystal lamps from Nicholas Haslam are a favourite or Ralph Lauren has some beautiful crystal and metal designs. Finally, a master bedroom should have personal touches; dressing tables
with mother of pearl and silver shell bowls for earrings, family photographs in shagreen frames, desks with bespoke leather writing sets, artwork reflecting the clientâ€™s tastes and of course scented candles, flowers, bespoke bed linen and the softest cashmere throws. All these details make a master suite properly luxurious, inviting and a peaceful retreat for busy lives. www.katharinepooley.com
Functional and comfortable
Lonni Paul, founder of Lonni Paul Design always start with function, but I will never sacrifice comfort. I think it's important to include a sitting area for reading with a table for coffee in the morning - near a window is always nice for natural light. Bedding is also very important, especially a down comforter in the right weight, with pillows in firm, medium and soft options. Cashmere and high thread count Egyptian cotton for materials. For soft furnishings and accents, I love a down mattress topper and a chaise lounge.
Bedside tables on each side of the bed that are high enough to easily reach your bedside essentials are a sign of good design. There should be a seating arrangement at the end of the bed, or to the side. If it's to the side, a bench is essential at the end of the bed. A plush rug makes the space feel cosy - but it needs to be large enough to span the entire bed on all sides. I also love a TV that is disguised as art! As for colours, choose soft pale blues, silvers, greys, whites, creams and lavender. These all soothe and help the bedroom feel like a haven for rest. www.lonnipaul.com
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Stunning restorations and latest launches demonstrate the wonderful diversity of the world of motoring
Slick as a shark Unveiled at the Geneva International Motorshow, Ginetta’s new supercar, Akula (meaning shark in Russian), was designed from a blank sheet of paper and manufactured in-house from the company’s Leeds HQ.
Ginetta has created a true mid-engine design with an all carbon monocoque, LMP-derived aerodynamics and an in-house designed powertrain. The result is a driver-orientated package for the road with a top speed of 200mph. Taking the Ginetta character and bloodline that goes back to road cars such as the giant-killer G10 of the 1960s and infusing technology from Ginetta’s 2019 LMP1 car, the new supercar represents a truly individual offering. Limited to just 20 units in the first production year of 2020, 60% have already been sold. From £340,000 | t: +44 113 385 4160 | e: email@example.com |
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Ferra F430 Challenge for sale
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Quite probably the best F430 Challenge on the market today, this car has only had two owners and is in very good condition. It has only taken part in 20 track days,
ollowing high demand for an open-top LFT-666, iconic British car manufacturer, The Lister Motor Company, is launching its most powerful open-top supercar ever – the LFT-C. Ready for this summer, it has a top speed in excess of 205mph and a 0-62mph time of just over three seconds, thanks to its supercharged 666 bhp V8 engine. It features the same bespoke wheels, exhaust, suspension and braking system as on the LFT-666 but with the addition of a bespoke, handstitched interior.
no challenges and has barely 4,000km on the clock. The F430 Challenge has been serviced by a certified Ferrari mechanic after each sortie and is free from any scratches or stone chips. €85,000 t: +44 (0)1245 250981 e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lister has also uprated the suspension and braking system and added a bespoke exhaust built to a bespoke customer specification, from wheel design to paint finish. Limited to just 10 examples worldwide, each LFT-C will feature a solid silver numbered plaque, affixed to the engine cover to confirm its rarity. From £139,000
system to enhance the sound of the 666 bhp supercharged V8 engine. Every LFT-C will be
Concours-worthy classic This beautiful Lancia Aurelia B20GT Series
III has had over 1,200 man hours spent on its
metalwork alone. As restoration specialists with
an expert understanding of the intricacies of the
Lancia marque, Thornley Kelham has revived this car to exacting factory standards. Finished in its factory-original shade of ‘Amaranto’, with cream wheels and a light grey interior, this concoursworthy classic also has the desirable upgrade of a ‘Nardi’ floor change transmission. Lancia only manufactured 720 examples of the Series III, with this car being one of the last 20. According to the original logbook, it was imported into the UK in January 1963, having originally been registered in Italy. £185,000
Racetrack performance The new Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO is available to order with first deliveries arriving in July. Featuring a 4.0-litre biturbo V8 engine with an output of 585 hp and 700 Nm of torque, it can sprint from 0 to 62mph in 3.6 seconds and has a top speed of 198 mph. The GT R PRO builds on the GT R with aerodynamic fine-tuning resulting in more downforce; a new suspension; and lightweight-design bucket seats and wheels, all of which contribute to enhanced driving dynamics and racetrack performance. £188,345
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This car is as happy on a track as it is off-road. With 575 bhp and 0-60mph in 4.3 seconds, it is a supercharged 4x4, with race track performance. The 2018 face lift version has enhanced the masculinity of the SVR with new front spoilers and vents in the bonnet. Changes to lights and exhaust also provide an aggressive yet sleek styling and road presence. JLR has significantly improved the interior with a quality and feel previously not experienced in a Range Rover. The seats are sporty and stylish, and the dashboard has clean lines with the central focus being a split screen monitor that is easy to use and responsive. Bizarrely at over £110,000 it represents great value in comparison to its performance
Paul Bassi took a test drive in the latest Range Rover Sport SVR and found it so good, he bought one!
rivals, the Bentley Bentayga, Mercedes G-Wagon and the Lamborghini Urus, at nearly half the price. However, the real big win here is the ability to experience relatively discreet, unnoticed driving despite the high number of Range Rover Sports on the road. Car supplied by Guy Salmon, Coventry.
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PEARL OF THE GULF
Coveted collectibles Some of the world’s rarest and most
ust five exquisite Bentayga Mulliner
historically significant Jaguar cars are to
Pearl of the Gulf W12-powered cars
be offered for sale on the open market
are being hand-built in Crewe. Each
for the first time ever by a UK-based
model has a bespoke interior that
specialist in historic cars. The ‘Jaguar
celebrates the Arabian Gulf’s history
Sports Car Collection’ currently belongs inlayed with Mother of Pearl. The cabin features linen-hued
to one of the world’s foremost collectors
back millennia and was once the region’s
main hide, complemented by Brunel secondary hide – a colour
of sporting Jaguars and contains 12 of the
main economic driver.
scheme inspired by the natural beauty of pearls – with a
of pearl diving, a tradition that dates
Most notably, intricate marquetry to the dark fiddleback eucalyptus fascia features a pearl diving dhow boat scene, beautifully
most collectible and valuable Jaguars in
Mother of Pearl Breitling clock as the dashboard centrepiece.
existence. Among the collection is the first
Price not yet announced
ever Jaguar sports car prototype, the first
ever E-Type to be seen in public and the famous ‘lost C-Type’. Offered for sale individually, the collection presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire an exquisite piece of Jaguar history, each in concours condition and restored by the finest marque specialists. James Mitchell, founder of Pendine Historic Cars, says, “Each car in the collection represents a key milestone through the marque’s early history. Not only have some of these incredible cars played important roles in automotive cultural history, but they are also
Celebratory Centenary Collection
among the best examples in the world.” www.pendine.com
Created to celebrate the centenary of the legendary Zagato signature, the DBZ Centenary Collection is a project that pays tribute to an icon of the past and creates a classic of the future. This unique collaboration extends a remarkable creative partnership spanning almost 60 years. It has consistently generated bold and breathtakingly exciting designs, the latest of which being the DBS GT Zagato. Taking Aston Martin’s most potent series production car – the acclaimed DBS Superleggera – as its starting point, the DBS GT Zagato embodies the next evolution in Aston Martin Zagato design language. Just 19 DBS GT Zagatos will be built, each one sold as a pair with a DB4 GT Zagato Continuation. Delivery of the Continuation model is due by the end of the year, with the modern icon following by the close of 2020. £6 million
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shore If the thought of being able to leave all your cares behind and sail away to some distant shore in the lap of luxury appeals, then a yacht charter could prove your perfect getaway. There are so many different destinations to choose from as well as charters linked to special events. Here weâ€™ve highlighted just a few coming up over the summer and winter and into next year. Âť
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Monaco, the South of France and Cabbean
From £639,225 / €749,000 / $841,885 during summer and from £568,640 / €666,355 / $749,000 during winter www.y.co
Established in Monaco in 2004 with just 10 employees, Y.CO has expanded enormously over the years. It now employs 120 staff with additional offices in Fort Lauderdale and London and, having outgrown its original penthouse offices in Monaco, has moved to new premises in Fontvielle. The company believes that one of the main reasons for choosing a superyacht charter is the opportunity to hand pick all aspects of the experience.
This ranges from where to go and when to what foods you like to eat and which champagne you prefer. By working closely with each client and the yacht captain, the charter broker is able to put together an itinerary of beaches, anchorages, cities and villages that they would like to visit. Y.CO has a number of charters available in the South of France and Monaco this summer and in the Caribbean for winter 2019/20. With a dedicated wellness deck complete with Jacuzzi, massage room, sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pool, the 73-metre superyacht ‘Nautilus’ is built with relaxation in mind. Both the interior and exterior spaces are carefully thought-out to create a feeling of Zen, and Remi Tessier’s iconic design elevates simplicity to an art form. Accommodating 12 guests in seven resplendent staterooms, and with a variety of intimate entertaining spaces, Nautilus is your personal paradise, wherever you are in the world.
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Chefs, stewardesses and deck crew are there for every comfort, while captains are key in unlocking the door to chosen cruising grounds
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From £20,060 / €23,500 / $26,415 per week www.sunseekercharters.com
Since launching its first craft in 1971, Sunseeker has always pursued ways to become more advanced, ambitious and creative. As well as specialising in the design and build of superyachts, the company offers a wide range of charter options aboard its stunning vessels. Sunseeker Charters works alongside those booking a voyage, gathering as much detail as possible to create a perfect getaway. The company then produces a unique itinerary, detailing day by day where guests will be cruising and what they can hope to see along the way. The finer details are also taken care of such as private jet charters, luxury car transfers, beach club bookings or restaurant reservations, alongside inside information on the best anchorages and marinas to visit. Each crew
member is handpicked by Sunseeker for being the very best at what they do. Its chefs, stewardesses and deck crew are there for every comfort, while captains are key in unlocking the door to chosen cruising grounds. One popular charter option is the Monaco Grand Prix as Sunseeker has three yachts available during this captivating spectacle. The event is well known for its glamour, prestige and being one of the most challenging Formula 1 circuits in the world. The narrow track through the charismatic streets makes for a difficult course, which has fuelled dreams in motorsport for decades. By chartering, you can watch the race from the comfort of your yacht, or use it as a stylish way to beat the traffic » and travel from port to port.
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Singapore Grand Px
If you’re looking for an adventure which includes the atmosphere and character of traditional sailing but with all the comfort and luxury of modern cruises, Star Clippers has a fleet of three strikingly tall sailing ships. These four and five-masted boats make a lasting impression on anyone who sales in them and will leave you feeling nostalgic for the days when these kinds of vessels ruled the oceans. Royal Clipper, the largest of the three, is joined by Star Clipper and Star Flyer in offering tall ship cruises to sailing and adventure enthusiasts all over the world. In contrast to the historical feel of the ships, the facilities on board are
both modern and stylish. There are different categories of staterooms, all of which are equipped with en suites, televisions, phones, DVD players, hairdryers and a safe, and some cabins also have their own private veranda or open straight on to the deck. Each ship has multiple swimming pools, a library and bar areas to relax and enjoy the delicious cuisine. Some of the company’s SouthEast Asia cruises visit the fantastic city of Singapore. The impressive skyscrapers tower all around you but are delightfully offset by places such as Gardens by the Bay and the National Orchid Garden. Whilst the shops of Orchard Road and restaurants of Clarke Quay offer a lively atmosphere, there is always the chance to find a moment to yourself in the various temples and on islands like Pulau Ubin. This year Singapore celebrates 200 years since Stamford Raffles laid the foundation for the modern city, now one of the most cosmopolitan and modern cities in Asia. One of the best times to be in Singapore will be in September, when the Formula 1 teams are also in town for the Marina Bay Grand Prix, from September 20th
– 22nd. Asia’s first street race around the city and along the esplanade is now an annual fixture and the cars speed past the waterfront, historic buildings, exotic gardens and the City Hall, at up to 300km per hour. A must for GP fans is only bettered by a week’s round trip sailing from Bali on board Star Clipper, departing on September 14th. A three-night stay at the Parkroyal on Pickering in Singapore, followed by a seven-night tall ship cruise from Bali, through Indonesia’s exquisite and idyllic islands, to return to Bali for a two-night stay at The Conrad Bali. From £3,499 / €4,100 / $4,610 per person, including internal flight to Singapore, all meals on board and port charges www.starclippers.co.uk
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C R A FT I N G THE NEW GO L D MI N E Breathtaking views from the balcony of Met 1 Residences
KL Metropolis is situated at the affluent enclave of Mont Kiara with an estimated total GDV RM 20 billion across 75.5 acres, that is targeted to be fully built by 2025. It is envisioned and crafted with the ambition to emerge as the capital’s most sustainable commercial district and an integrated hub to enhance the country’s position as the preferred business tourism destination in the region. Within the heartbeat of KL Metropolis, is MITEC, the largest trade and exhibition center in Malaysia and is certified by Green Building Index Malaysia, will be the city’s new international trade and exhibition pride, in addition to the already renowned Matrade Centre. Complementing the bustling commercial activities, are other mixed development such as corporate offices, residences, hotels, retail, a 2 million sq.ft. of lifestyle shopping mall, and the 2 hectares green lung which will be one of the largest in central Klang Valley. KL Metropolis is poised to be the crowning glory of Greater KL. It is a Capital Masterpiece.
Modern Colonial retail sanctuary at Met Galleria
Luxury lifestyle living at its best at Met 1 Residences
MET 1, THE G OLD IN THE MINE With the growing demand outstripping supply for commercial offices in the vicinity of Mont Kiara, KL Metropolis saw the launch of Met 8, the smart-office GFA 871,192 sq.ft. towers, comprising of a 42-storey North Tower and a 30-storey South Tower, which are expected to be completed by 2021. This development will spur further demand for accommodation. Strategically planned and timed to be ready by 2021, Met 1 Residences, a 55storey residential enclave designed to set the standards of fine contemporary urban living for the discerning buyers and dwellers of KL Metropolis. The well-designed luxury apartment units come in several layouts ranging from 677sq.ft. to 1,613sq.ft. klmetropolis.com
Met 1 Residences has an excellent connectivity with major highways where residents can enjoy the convenience of travelling, coupled with the many amenities within a stone’s throw away - international schools, healthcare, and shopping and with its own concierge service at bay, residents will enjoy the pampered experience.
MODERN COLONIAL S HO P P I N G E X P E R I E N C E Amongst the many facilities to meet the residents’ appetite for luxury lifestyle, they will have direct access to the unique shopping experience at Met Galleria.
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It is an International Retail Lifestyle Gallery in a modern colonial setting that embodies elements of quality and sophistication. Residents and customers from the surrounding areas such as the High Courts, Mont’Kiara, Sri Hartamas, Damansara Heights and Bangsar will be enjoying the specially selected international F&B and retail offerings of a five-star hospitality and experience.
Developer: TTDI KL Metropolis Sdn Bhd (804601-U) • 8th Floor, Menara Naza TTDI, No. 11, Jalan Judo 13/45, Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor DE • Type: Serviced Apartment • Developer’s License: 14676-1/03-2019/0208(L) • Validity: 22/03/2017-21/03/2019 • Advertising & Sales Permit No: 14676-1/03-2019/0208(P) • Validity: 22/03/2017-21/03/2019 • Approving Authority: Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur • Building Plan Approval No: BP T2 OSC 2016 2183 • Tenure: Leasehold (99 Years - Expiry 11/08/2109) • Expected Date of Completion: 48 Months from the date of SPA (March 2021) • Land Encumbrances: CIMB Investment Bank Berhad • Total Units: 616 units • Price: RM 696,000 (Min) – RM 3,376,000(Max) • Bumiputera Discount: 5%. Restriction in interest: The land shall not be transferred, leased or charged without prior approval by the State Authority.
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Living up to its name, which translates as ‘Coast of the Sun’, the Costa del Sol offers excellent weather all year round as well as a wide range of sporting activities, bars and restaurants
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his hugely popular region in Southern Spain has enjoyed a great deal of investment in recent years. Many of the roads are quite new, rail links to other parts of the country are excellent and the airport at Malaga has daily flights to and from most European cities. All of these factors help to promote ongoing tourism and keep property prices buoyant. Marc Pritchard, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey España, says the company anticipates a steady increase in property prices over the course of 2019. “We expect visitor numbers to continue increasing, albeit at a slower pace than we saw in 2018,” he comments. “Malaga, Torremolinos and Marbella are tipped to be the top three hotspots for this year. Marbella in particular is an area to watch, with its increasingly glamorous reputation. “The latest building trends along the Costa del Sol include a range of tech features (USB connections, charging points for electric cars) and environmentally friendly elements (such as highly efficient low temperature air to water heat pumps for warm water), as well as classic features such as large windows and terraces for making the most of the Spanish sunshine” Across Spain as a whole, property sales increased by 10.1% in 2018 according to the country’s National Statistics Institute. Marbella City Council also reports that the number of British ex pats living in Marbella has risen for the first time in five years. Jesús Fernández Salido, CEO Mimove Spain, reports, “Although Brexit and the consequent devaluation of the sterling pound have had an effect on the market of British buyers of property in Spain, the market is still solid. In fact, in absolute terms, the number of properties sold to British buyers
Los Flamingos, near Marbella
This six-bedroom, six-bathroom villa is situated frontline on the prestigious Los Flamingos Golf Course, mid-way between Marbella and Estepona. With over 500m2 of living space, it has views across the fairway, lake, Villa Padierna estate and the sea. The extensive interior includes a home cinema, pool room, sauna and entertainment room with bar on the lower level. On the main level, the living area transitions seamlessly on to the shady terraces, thatched pagoda for dining al fresco, swimming pool and outdoor kitchen. The villa has full climate control throughout, an elevator to all floors, underfloor heating, security system, roof terrace with panoramic views, a barbecue and Jacuzzi. £2.98m / €3.45m / $3.9m The Spanish Estate Agency
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Casa El Ciprés, La Zagaleta, Benahavis Recently completed, this modern villa has over 8,000m2 of gardens and is within the La Zagaleta nature reserve. The property is accessed by a stone bridge and features an immense water feature. Ceilings are exceptionally high, with floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, giving uninterrupted views of the coastline and sea from all main rooms. It includes a living room with fireplace, a spacious, open-plan kitchen and dining room, second kitchen with separate entrance, cinema and games room, wine cellar and gym. A spa area has an indoor swimming pool, a steam room, sauna, plunge pool, massage room and juice bar. The outdoor swimming pool is adjacent to a large pool terrace with barbecue area and shower. There are eight bedrooms in total, including the master suite, another five spacious bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms, a guest apartment with two en suite bedrooms and a kitchenette and a staff apartment with two en suite bedrooms. £12.16m / €13.9m / $15.72m Engel and Volkers Spain www.engelvolkers.es
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in 2018 is very similar to pre-Brexit levels of 2015 (approximately 10,000). After all, Britons were already buying property in Spain before it joined the EU in 1986 and happily immersing into the Spanish lifestyle.” Hans Veenhuijsen, managing director of Costa del Sol 365 affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, reports that the majority of those buying in the Costa del Sol are from Europe with British second home purchasers topping the list. “This is followed by Spaniards from the big cities looking for a holiday home with French, Germany, Dutch and Russian buyers also very active,” he says. “The most popular destinations are Marbella, Puerto Banus, Nueva Andalucia, Benahavis and also Fuengirola, while Malaga is beginning to attract more second home buyers. “Thousands have taken advantage of Spain’s golden visa programme which was introduced six years ago. It offers family residences if you invest €500,000 in real estate. The visa can be renewed every two years and after five years it is possible to gain permanent residency.” Iván Muñoz of Chestertons International tells us that Estepona, Benalmádena and Casares areas are becoming extremely attractive to UK buyers in particular. “This is thanks to the fact that the new developments being built in those areas have the same qualities as those in other areas and the prices are more attractive,” he says. “The adaptation of the developer and builder to the international buyer has created a trend in which all new developments now have high standards of quality and amazing amenities and common areas. Whereas, before the crisis every buyer was adapting to the Spanish market, now the market is adapting » to the international client.”
Le Capce, Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Benahavis
Three-bedroom penthouse apartment in ‘Golf Valley’ which is just 10 minutes from Marbella with a 27-hole course designed by the triple world champion and Ryder Cup winner, Manuel Piñero. The property includes a fully fitted kitchen with appliances, designer bathrooms, air conditioning, terraces with panoramic views, private parking, a storeroom plus use of the communal pool and gardens. Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa itself provides residents and visitors with a four-star hotel, wide choice of restaurants, spa and golf academy all in beautiful natural surroundings. £639,000 / €730,000 / $826,000 Taylor Wimpey Spain
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Marbella, Andalua Contemporary style, seven-bedroom villa in a prestigious location with panoramic views to the coast and mountains. It has 1.907m2 of living space on a 5.107 metre plot. Top quality specifications include home automation, underfloor heating, a heated pool with waterfall, gym, sauna, steam room, cinema and 24-hour security. Downstairs there is a hall, living room with fireplace, dining room, kitchen with top quality appliances, a lounge with access to two en suite bedrooms, garage for three cars and a large covered terrace with sea views. The first floor has a master en suite bedroom with private terrace and a lounge with access to two further en suite bedrooms sharing terrace. At lower level there is a spa area with Jacuzzi, gym; cinema/games room, two bedrooms sharing a bathroom and a staff apartment with en suite bedroom and independent access.
La Zagaleta, Benahavis Spread across the foothills of the Sierras, La Zagaleta is home to around 240 private houses. Winding mountain roads connect the residences to the estate's two golf courses and golf clubs, tennis courts, swimming pool, ballroom, three fishing lakes, riding club and heliport. This new contemporary house has an advanced design and a wealth of technological features. The 740m2 property is on a 3,375m2 plot with both open and covered terraces. It includes a sitting room, kitchen, second kitchen, wine cellar, dining room and study. There are two master bedroom suites plus two further bedroom suites, a sauna and cinema room. Outside there is a heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, firepit, barbecue and dining area. £3.41m / €3.9m / $4.41m Aylesford International www.aylesford.com
Torrequebrada, Benalmadena, Malaga Well-built villa featuring distinctly Spanish touches in a sought-after area of Torrequebrada. Close to the beach, golf course, shops and restaurants, it has marvellous views of the Mediterranean and mountains. The ground floor offers direct access to the terrace, garden and pool area and includes a hallway, living area with fireplace, dining area, TV room, office, fitted kitchen and breakfast corner. Upstairs there is a master bedroom en suite, guest bedroom en suite, two guest bedrooms
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Marbesa, Marbella Furnished villa with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms across 610m2 of living space. It includes a kitchen, solarium, gym, sauna, games room, bar, basement, air conditioning and a fireplace. Other highlights include a spacious covered terrace, heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, barbecue and private garden. £2.32m / €2.65m / $3m
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Only a five-minute drive from Puerto Banus, beautiful beaches and great restaurants, this newly renovated, contemporary villa has a panoramic view over La Concha Mountain and the Mediterranean Sea. Divided over three levels, it includes a living room facing the pool area, fully equipped kitchen, dining area for 16 people and a cinema room. There are two master bedrooms on the second floor with access to the bar and lounge area, while the ground floor has five bedrooms and four en suite bathrooms, all with access to the terrace and pool area. Outside there is a spacious terrace with palm trees, a large heated infinity pool and Jacuzzi. The barbecue area is ideal for entertaining, while the partly covered bar and lounge seating on the second-floor terrace has views towards the mountains and sea. £3.85m / €4.4m / $4.98m Fine and Country
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Villa Liege, near Puerto Banus Newly restyled villa surrounded by five major golf courses in the heart of ‘golf valley’. It has been designed with a Scandinavian flair and is in a secure gated street. With a south west orientation, the exotic gardens and poolside area are designed to be enjoyed all year round. The property also has a full indoor spa with sauna, counter-current pool and gym. £3.4m / €3.895m / $4.4m The Spanish Estate Agency www.thespanishestateagent.com
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This exclusive hotel is part of the Finca Cortesin Resort where a traditional Mediterranean lifestyle combines with the latest in contemporary living, superb cuisine, impeccable service and perfect peace
otel Cortesin’s avant-garde yet majestic design is inspired by traditional Andalusian architecture. Built around two main courtyards of palatial proportion, the hotel has 67 spacious, light-filled and exquisitely designed suites. They range from 50 - 200m² and all feature impressive four-metre high ceilings. The resort itself is located in one of the most tranquil and sought-after enclaves of the Andalucia coast, not far from the picturesque village of Casares and less than a mile from the beach. Its 215-hectare estate features 23,000m² of manicured gardens and is surrounded by undisturbed nature. Amenities for guests, residents and their visitors include a championship golf course, spa offering the very best in Thai treatments, four swimming pools, tennis and padel tennis courts, a 6,000m² beach club and exquisite dining options, all in a serene, elegant and refined setting. www.fincacortesim.com
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This stunning frontline beach resort in Estepona, Marbella overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, subtropical gardens and glistening swimming pools
here’s much to enjoy on the Costa del Sol and Hotel Bahia is perfectly placed at the centre of everything. It’s just five minutes’ drive from the historical centre of the beautiful town of Estepona and 20 minutes from Puerto Banús and Marbella in one direction and Gibraltar in the other. Some excellent day trips include visiting the birth place of Picasso in Malaga city, the Alhambra in Granada and even Morocco. They are all easy to reach and the hotel’s concierge is always on hand to help arrange excursions.
The hotel has 145 fabulous rooms (including 17 suites), a variety of culinary concepts and an exclusive Kempinski Spa. Its professional therapists offer relaxing, holistic treatments using natural and high-quality brands in six luxurious treatment rooms. The Beauty & Wellness Centre features a state-of-the-art fitness centre, including a Technogym Kinesis wall, a new Finnish sauna, steam bath, relaxation area and an indoor pool. Hotel Bahia is also surrounded by more than 20 excellent golf courses and sports facilities, making it the perfect base to discover those located between Málaga and Cádiz. Its dedicated golf concierge positioned by reception will provide all the advice and information needed to make the most of enjoying golf on the Costa del Sol. www.kempinski.com
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airmont Rey Juan Carlos I boasts 432 spacious guest rooms offering stunning views of Barcelona, making it the ideal choice for leisure and business travellers alike. Featuring 5,200m² of facilities dedicated to spa and fitness and set among 25,000m² of historical gardens, it is Barcelona’s only urban resort. The hotel is an ideal weekend getaway destination close to the city´s attractions yet within an oasis of calm, natural surroundings.
It is also in an exceptional location for business with the prestigious Palacio de Congresos de Cataluña within the resort. Located just a few minutes’ walk away, the conference centre offers 38 multifunctional meeting spaces and a 2,000-delegate auditorium able to provide 2,000m² for exhibition space or sumptuous banquets. Designed by the renowned Catalan architect Carlos Ferrater, the property was inaugurated by the King and Queen of Spain in 1992. It was recognised with the National Architecture Prize in 1993 and has recently completed a remarkable refurbishment project reaffirming the elegance that Fairmont is celebrated for internationally.
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Presenting Al Murooj, a high-end district within King Abdullah Economic City, offering luxury residential properties paired with world-class leisure and lifestyle amenities. Winner of The International Property Award, Saudi Arabia – Best Mixed-Use Development. Situated within the desert of Qadimah, Al Murooj enjoys a uniquely spectacular setting in a prime location beside the crystal blue waters of the Red Sea. It is a premium, gated mixed-use development comprising of three residential communities – Golf, Beach and Al-Manazel – each offering their own unique benefits, as well as a distinct lifestyle experience. Al Murooj is located in the heart of the city, easily accessible from Jeddah and the surrounding region via a number of transport links like the Jeddah Highway and the Haramain High Speed Rail (HHR) network. Numerous public transport options are available within the city, including buses, taxis and bikes.
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A UK overseas territory attracting over seven million visitors each year, Gibraltarâ€™s economic success has made it one of the wealthiest countries in Europe
lthough Gibraltar was a military base for over 300 years, little military presence remains today. The old town is now focused on regeneration which means buyers are able to purchase high-end, contemporary properties as well as those with character and original features. Carrie Jackson, sales negotiator of Mulberry Real Estate, says “In recent years, the popularity of marina areas has been foremost in property sales. With the rise of Ocean Village marina complex and the area around the Queensway Quay, marina properties have been driving property prices. With these areas now fully built, focus is moving to the family orientated south district. Presently there is still major construction and development underway with the delivery of a number of new residential and commercial property projects over the coming 24 months.” The type of purchaser in Gibraltar is diversified. “With a proven track record, it has in recent years become a favourite with the investor,” explains Ms Jackson. “There is continued need for skilled workers and high value employees seek to purchase their own apartments. Gibraltar is also experiencing a large number of purchasers from the UK looking for a change in lifestyle. There are attractive tax schemes for wealthy clients and
the tax benefits Gibraltar can bring such as no capital gains on purchases or inheritance tax are also a draw to the financially astute.” Average house prices have risen from just over £100,000 in 2000 to around £450,000 with individual villas selling for up to £10 million. Mulberry Real Estate has also seen 20% year on year growth in the industry over the past three years. Mike Nicholls of Chestertons International in Gibraltar reports that 46% of the Gibraltar workforce (13,000 out of 28,000) live in Spain and cross the border between Spain and Gibraltar daily. “Hence the Brexit outcome, especially in respect of movement of people, is of huge importance to the Gibraltar economy, the local Spanish economy, and 13,000 individuals and their families,” he says. “Crossing the border daily will not get any easier and could become more troublesome. As a result, Brexit has increased the demand for property in Gibraltar as predominantly ex-pat British employees living in Spain and working in Gibraltar seek to leave Spain and move into Gibraltar. The problem is that Gibraltar property is significantly more expensive than Spanish property.” Developers responded to this supply shortfall some time ago and approximately 2,000 new units across 11 different developments should be completed between 2019 and 2021. “In the short term, since the referendum, prices have hardened considerably,” says Mr Nicholls. “Over the next two years, the 10% increase in property supply should alleviate much of this pent-up demand.”
Arengos Gardens An eco-friendly built development situated in the upper old town, backing on to the nature reserve. It provides high-spec apartments with amenities including a gym, rooftop infinity pool and sundeck with stunning views across the straits of Gibraltar to the mountains in Africa. Off plan apartments are already seeing a value rise of up to 20% during the build process. From £310,950 / €364,330 / $411,900 – £871,900 / €1m / $1.15m Mulberry Real Estate www.mulberry-realestate.com
The Sanctuary, Upper Town
Villa Beaumont is one of five detached properties which form the prestigious Sanctuary development. Although only a short distance from town, The Sanctuary is on the edge of the nature reserve in a quiet South District location with
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Wellinon Cottage, The Mount
Offering potential for development and expansion, this property has a total area of approximately 1,750m2 with the house occupying around 150m2. The spacious, two-level home includes a large kitchen with dining area, separate dining room, bathroom, large living room, reception area, three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and two private terraces accessed by the bedrooms. The remaining 1,600m2 forms part of the surrounding terraces and garden areas which include the private pool, gym with
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Gibraltar is experiencing a large number of purchasers from the UK looking for a change in lifestyle
Buena Vista Park Villas, Southern Distct Within the historic site of the Buena Vista Battery, this villa is part of Phase III of the gated community. Seen as one of the most prestigious addresses on the rock, the detached, six-bedroom villa includes two reception rooms, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a heated infinity pool. It is built to the highest standards and, with a magnificent location on the cliff edge, offers unrivalled views across the Mediterranean Sea. With three floors and 514m2 of living space, clients are given an exceptional opportunity to customise internal structures and final finishing. £7m / €8.04m / $9.11m Chestertons International www.chestertons-international.com
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ibraltar’s recently opened £90 million airport welcomes regular scheduled and charter flights and, with Sunborn Gibraltar moored only a couple of minutes away, guests can be settled into their floating hotel in next to no time. Its highly luxurious accommodation ranges from king, twin, deluxe, superior and executive rooms to rock, apartment and ocean suites, culminating in an outstanding penthouse suite. Aqua Bar proves the ideal place to lie back beside the pool, soak up the sun and enjoy stunning views of the Rock of Gibraltar, marina and
Mediterranean Sea while sipping an ice-cold drink. When dusk falls, candles and lamps cast a flickering glow over the pool creating an atmospheric location for early evening cocktails. Morning coffee or high tea are served in the elegant surroundings of Sapphire Bar and there’s something for everyone’s taste in the Barbary Restaurant on the top deck. The relaxed atmosphere, extensive breakfast, adjacent bar with a view and refined dining option makes it a popular choice all day long. Sunborn Gibraltar’s Infinity Spa provides a gloriously tranquil escape from the world outside, offering guests the opportunity to be thoroughly pampered in a first-class private sanctuary. Last but not least, Sunborn Casino Admiral has seven live gaming tables offering guests a five-star casino experience without leaving the vessel. www.sunborngibraltar.com
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he chances are that when you think of Panama, images of its canal, straw hats or large cigars spring to mind. Although world-famous for its 48-mile canal that connects the Pacific Ocean with the Atlantic, there is a lot more to this fascinating country in Central America. Here you will discover more species of birds and trees than in the whole of North America as well as beautiful landscapes, a rich culture, and endless tourist activities. These include rainforest tours, surfing, snorkeling, diving, hiking, white water rafting and zip-line tours. Once you’ve immersed yourself in nature, head into Panama City for a taste of world-class dining, vibrant nightlife, casinos and boutique shopping. So, with all this in the country’s favour, how is its property market performing? Duncan McGowan, president of Punta Pacific Realty, says, “Panama’s luxury real estate market has changed significantly since the boom years of 2005 – 2008. Back then almost all luxury projects were pre-construction and the high-end neighbourhoods were Punta Pacifica, Balboa Avenue and Costa del Este. With an emerging luxury market, buyers were mainly looking at pre-construction projects in these areas. Today, in addition
to those neighbourhoods, new luxury areas have sprung up like Ocean Reef Islands, Santa Maria Golf & Country Club and parts of Marbella. Mr McGowan believes that this has made the competition fierce amongst developers who need to keep innovating and improving to drive sales. “In a buyers’ market in a mature luxury market there are many existing as well as pre-construction options available and each developer knows this and needs to try to outdo the competition,” he explains. “Our buyers are from North America, Europe and South America with prices between $3,000 – $5,000 per square metre and, despite less buyers, these prices keep slowly inching higher. I expect in five years the market will have shifted from a buyers’ market to a sellers’ market.” »
Pafic Point, Punta Pafica Project featuring four towers and four villas in an exclusive gated area, covering 45,000m2 on the Bay of Panama. The towers and villas are surrounded by tropical gardens, a picturesque promenade, recreation areas for children, squash, racquetball and tennis courts and the most spectacular clubhouse/health club in Punta Pacifica. This four-bedroom condo has four bathrooms, maid’s quarters, an ocean view, private amenities and extensive modern upgrades. £2.27m / €2.65m / $2.995m
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Within a 67-storey residential building, this four-bedroom, four bathroom, 612m2
duplex penthouse is in the heart of Punta Pacifica. It includes a spacious, high ceiling living room and a wide balcony where the most spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed, plus a modern kitchen equipped with high-tech appliances. Aqualina Tower offers many amenities including a fully equipped gym, spa, tennis and squash court, an events room, playground, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. £985,500 / €1.15m / $1.3m Punta Pacific Realty
Bellamare, Punta Pafica The 45-storey Bellamare (The Beautiful Sea) development features only one residence per floor. Each of the 35 apartments covers more than 760m2 with a modern flow-through design providing large balconies on both sides of the residence and spectacular views of the Bay of Panama and Casco Viejo. The building includes an expansive lobby and a spectacular array of amenities. This impressive four-bedroom estate quality condo includes marble countertops, full Jacuzzi baths, a stunning ocean view terrace, maid’s quarters and opulent furnishings. £1.48m / €1.73m / $1.95m Punta Pacific Realty www.puntapacificrealty.com
Islas Cayonetas Grand Legacy Estate This trio of pristine Pacific Islands offers an inherent once-in-a-lifetime level of exclusivity. The islands have already been distinguished as the flagship staging area for a trail-blazing transnational approach to a business model that emphasises sustainability. Having been showcased at events hosted by the United Nations, UNESCO, the US National Academy of Sciences, they have been endorsed in their singular legacy potential by several heads of state and offer any buyer instant status as a global player on the world stage. Totalling nearly 1,800 acres of tropical splendour off the Pacific Coast of Panama, the land is one of the few locations on Earth in which you can see the critical stages of ÂŁ75.8m / â‚Ź88.65m / $100m Christies International Real Estate www.christiesrealestate.com
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Just 30 miles from Costa Rica with luxurious accommodation and a host of amenities and activities, this is one of Panama’s premiere island resorts
his Caribbean island resort is safely out of the hurricane belt and includes some of the world’s most exotic scenery and wildlife as well as unique adventures. Guests can experience an underground cave tour, relax in the El Susurro Spa, visit a monkey habitat, observe nesting sea turtles and explore miles of trails that all lead to one of the world’s most beautiful sandy shores, Red Frog Beach. Travellers will also be able to enjoy the brand new multi-million dollar beach club complete with infinity-edge pools, waterfalls and a new restaurant. The Red Frog IGY Marina also caters to vessels up to 300 feet with deep water access. Along with a number of valueadded perks such as excursions in the jungle and treatments in the resort’s
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Ownership opportunities at Red Frog include a variety of properties ranging from $84,900 to $2.5 million and include private villas, ocean condos, island lots, jungle lodges, Residence Club units, marina slips and the newly launched Blue Pearl Island Suites. www.redfrogproperty.com
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Developer License No. : 19102-1/08-2019/0602 (L) | Validity Period: 16/08/2017-15/08/2019 | Advertising and Sales Permit No. : 19102-1/08-2019/0602(P) | Validity Period: 16/08/2017-15/08/2019 | Land Tenure: Freehold | Approving Authority: Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur | Reference No.: BP T2 OSC 2017 0801 | Land Encumbrances : Maybank Islamic Berhad | Expected Date of Completion: April 2022 | Total Units: Tower A-288 units, Tower B-288 units | Built-up: 721 sqft-2,469 sqft | Selling Price: Tower A-RM916,800 (min)-RM3,104,800 (max), Tower B-RM962,800 (min)-RM3,253,800 (max) | Type: Serviced Aparment
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