A contemporary tropical retreat in Saint Barthélemy; two hillside villas on the French Riviera; a Mediterranean-style estate in Newport Beach, California; an oceanfront compound in Hawaii; and Arizona’s most expensive home were among the top sales reported in the second half of 2019 by the Affiliates of Christie’s International Real Estate.
Le Grande Maison des Etoiles—Colombier, Saint Barthelemy
Sold by Zarek Honneysett of Sibarth Real Estate on September 30, 2019
This hillside retreat named Le Grand Maison des Etoiles, which means “Great House of Stars” in French, is located in the gated community of Les Etoiles. The estate was designed with natural elements including hand-carved volcanic rock, which is featured throughout the premises. The property is composed of three villas, with a total of nine bedrooms and ten-and-a-half bathrooms; three pools; and numerous covered and open terraces.
Les Parcs—Saint-Tropez, France
Sold by Eric Raphaël of Michaël Zingraf Real Estate on September 20, 2019
Les Parcs is a waterfront Provençal bastide situated in the prestigious Parcs de Saint-Tropez. The exceptional property consists of a main house, guest house, and caretaker’s residence, offering a total of 13 en suite bedrooms. Stunning panoramic views span from the Mediterranean Sea to the French Alps. A private pontoon, registered helipad, and direct beach access are further highlights.
5701 N. Yucca Road—Paradise Valley, Arizona
Walt Danley and Catherine Jacobson of Walt Danley represented the seller of the property on November 25, 2019
The sale of 5701 N. Yucca Road made history as the largest residential real estate transaction in Arizona. Previously owned by Robert Sarver, owner of the Phoenix Suns NBA team, the property features a state-of-the-art indoor basketball arena. The 18,000-square-foot home sits on five acres framed by the Camelback Mountains. There are five bedrooms in the main residence and two additional bedrooms in the guest house. The master suite has walk-in closets, an exercise studio, and private spa with an outdoor shower.
Le Cannet—Cannes, France
Sold by Angie Delattre of Michaël Zingraf Real Estate on September 30, 2019
This sumptuous mansion is in the prestigious area of Le Cannet, close to the old village. The property is one of a kind. Built in 1906, the residence been fully restored to its original grandeur. The beautiful grounds include a swimming pool and landscaped lawns. The 180-degree views extend from the Esterel Hills to the Bay of Cannes.
11 Offshore—Newport Beach, California
Sold by Meital Taub of First Team Real Estate on September 26, 2019
Occupying an exceptionally large corner lot in the Crystal Cove community of Newport Beach, 11 Offshore offers mesmerizing vantage points of the ocean, coastline, white water, and harbor lights. The home features columns, archways, and rustic wood beams. Perfect for entertaining, there are captivating vistas throughout. This property is close to world-class shopping, dining, and recreation, including hiking trails and parks.
Ohana Estate—Longboat Key, Florida
Rinat Sikdar of Michael Saunders & Company represented the buyer on August 8, 2019
Ohana Estate, a Polynesian-inspired compound on 2.57 acres of beachfront, was designed by architect Guy Peterson. The three pavilions on the property are clad with Sipo African mahogany. The gulf-facing living room/dining room spans 480 feet. The vast gardens were designed by Miami-based landscape architect Raymond Jungles.