Category Archives: Property

Rutland Gate mega-mansion ‘could be worth between £500m and £600m’

Detailed plans to restore and rework the UK’s most expensive house, 2-8 Rutland Gate, have been unveiled in the wake of its record-breaking £210m acquisition. Squire and Partners-designed proposals for the refurbishment of the 62,000 square foot private palace overlooking Hyde Park were submitted to Westminster a few weeks ago, following pre-app consultations with everyone involved […]

A Century-Old Estate in Sonoma Valley Lists for $4.75 Million

A historic California home, believed to have once been the summer residence of the British delegation in San Francisco, was listed last week for $4.75 million. Located in Sonoma, the 1916 home was used by British Consulate officials coming up from the city, according to listing agent Carol Sebastiani of Sotheby’s International Realty, Wine Country […]

Property Mogul Nick Candy Lists £175 Million Hyde Park Penthouse

Property tycoon Nick Candy, looking to capitalize on the recent surge in demand for super-luxury homes, is ready to part with his sprawling London penthouse—complete with a champagne room and uninterrupted views across Hyde Park—for the sizable sum of £175 million (US$241 million), according to his spokeswoman. The apartment is at the lavish, park-side One […]

1930s Home of Golden Age Gangster-Film Star in Beverly Hills to List for $22 Million

A 10,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion that once belonged to a Golden Age film star is set to be listed on Thursday for $21.95 million, Mansion Global has learned. The home, which features seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, once belonged to the Romanian-born actor Edward G. Robinson, according to Jon Grauman of the Agency. “He was […]

Zoom Investor Upgrades His Work-From-Home Game With Two Beach Houses

A tech entrepreneur who was an early investor in Zoom has purchased not one, but two beachfront properties on the same California street. Subrah Iyar snapped up a six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home for $7.8 million in a deal that closed earlier this month, plus another residence of about the same size for $6.7 million in March, […]

Fifth Avenue Co-Op of Philanthropist Jayne Wrightsman Gets $11 Million Price Cut

The $50-million price tag on the classic Fifth Avenue co-op owned by legendary New York City arts patrons Charles and Jayne Wrightsman has been reduced to $39 million. The home, which occupies the entire third floor of the white-glove, limestone-clad building at East 63rd Street and Fifth Avenue, was placed on the market by the […]

Vast Jacobean Manor That Sheltered King Charles During the English Civil War Lists for £9 Million

A 500-year-old castle-sized Jacobean manor house, spanning 35,376 square feet, in England was listed last week for £9 million (US$12.4 million). Dubbed Yarnton Manor, the nearly 30-acre estate is located in the village of Yarnton, outside the educational mecca of Oxford. Both the manor and its gardens have Grade II historical designations and date to […]

A Los Angeles Estate Designed by Paul R. Williams Listed for $19.8 Million

A Paul R. Williams-designed estate in the coveted Lower Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles has hit the market for the first time in decades, asking for $19.8 million. Williams (1894-1980) was a trailblazing Black architect, who designed homes for many celebrities, including Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Lon Chaney, Barbara Stanwyck and Charles Correll, as […]

Bing Crosby’s Onetime Bay Area Home Hits the Market for $13.75 Million

In the San Francisco Bay Area, the onetime home of Bing Crosby is listing for $13.75 million. The late crooner bought the Tudor-style home in Hillsborough, a tree-lined suburb about 20 miles south of San Francisco, in 1963 for $175,000, according to press reports from the time, moving with his then-wife Kathryn Crosby and their […]