From a glamorous medieval castle in Italy to a sprawling estate in Washington, the third quarter of 2014 brought many majestic properties to the market. Explore extraordinary notable properties new to the market around the world.
Stately gates open to a winding driveway leading to a limestone and stucco palatial residence that blends artfully the charm of a French chateau with the sophistication of old world elegance. Offering the bravado of "new world" appeal and perched on a hill surrounded by lavishly landscaped grounds, this home overlooks the picturesque Navesink River and the Atlantic Ocean.
$14,700,000 USD | Heritage House Sotheby’s International Realty
Siena, Italy |sothebysrealty.com Property ID Z84NPS.
The Castle of Modanella sits just outside the medieval city of Siena. The castle has seen multiple restorations over the years, but even in present day, retains the majestic appearance of the original fortress with medieval architectural style. The castle courtyard features a charming loggia, gardens, view of the vineyards, olive groves and the countryside. Farmhouses on the property have been meticulously restored and given comfortable and luxurious interiors with big gardens, four large swimming pools and a tennis court. There are currently 18 hectares of vineyards with vine varieties of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Viognier.
28.000.000 € EUR | Tuscany Sotheby’s International Realty
Unique architectural design defines this Washington estate that sits perched above acres of green space with spectacular views of the Stuart Mountain Range. No details were spared when designing the estate, which has amenities including an indoor pool, waterfalls, movie theater and large wine cellar. The home has 72 horse stalls, an indoor arena and acres of fenced pastures.
$12,500,000 USD | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty
With captivating views of Galleon Cove, this one-of-a-kind sanctuary is comprised of the finest elements including burl wood, marble, onyx, white oak, textured wallpapers, and Venetian plaster. The waterfront home offers state-of-the-art luxury living with a 400 bottle wine cellar, infinity pool and spacious outdoor entertaining spaces which lend to a truly indoor-outdoor lifestyle.
$18,500,000 USD | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty