Category Archives: Property

Gardens galore and a pretty painting and tapestry or two at this sprawling, palace estate

UNESCO World Heritage site and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, the vast, manicured grounds of Blenheim Palace have been consistent drawn visitors since its opening to the public in the 1950s. Built to celebrate victory over the French in the War of Spanish Succession, today the palace is a open warren of ornate, stately rooms […]

Potomac Falls Offers Large Lots and Friendly Neighbors Within Close Proximity of D.C.

Potomac Falls is an idyllic oasis with long tree-lined streets and pastoral views in Potomac, Maryland, a half hour from the super-charged excitement of the U.S. capital. Founded in the 1960s, Potomac Falls is exclusive—there are only 262 homes on its 800 rolling acres of what was at one time horse country. “Potomac Falls is […]

Duplex Penthouse Apartment in a Stylish London Development

Location: King’s Cross, London Price: £7.5 million (US$9.3 million) This duplex penthouse sits on top of one of the three original cast-iron gasholder guide frames that date to the 1860s. The development, called Gasholders London, “is an architectural gem,” listing agent Martin Bikhit said. “It’s one-of-a-kind in terms of the look and feel of it—it’s very James […]

Central London Sees Uptick in Its Prime Rental Market

Central London’s prime rental market has kicked off 2021 on an optimistic note, as adjusted rental prices, a lack of international competition, and a desire to avoid future commutes has led to a surge in interest from domestic renters looking for a bargain, according to a new report from Dexters. More than 330 rental deals […]

Townhouse That Hosted Art World Icons Lists in Knightsbridge

A London townhouse with a history that’s as rich as its future buyer will need to be, has just come to the market asking £12.95 million (US$17.8 million). The white stucco-fronted six-story home on Knightsbridge’s Ovington Square—a posh pocket of central London positioned around a central garden square—was listed on Jan. 15 with estate agency […]

Modernist Compound in California’s Rancho Santa Fe Sells for $22.9 Million

A wildly unique contemporary compound in California’s Rancho Santa Fe owned by a local university changed hands last week for $22.9 million. The University of California San Diego was the seller of the six-bedroom home after the property was donated to them in 2018 by the home’s previous owner, Qualcomm co-founder Andrew Viterbi, records show. […]

$175 Million Hamptons Home is One of the U.S.’s Most Expensive Listings

With a colossal $175 million price tag, a mansion in the Hamptons—the long favored getaway of wealthy New Yorkers—has catapulted itself into the ranks of the most expensive homes on the U.S. market. Listed with its nine-figure asking price last week, the waterfront spread in Southampton occupies roughly eight acres nestled between the Atlantic Ocean […]

Surrey’s St George’s Hill Is Known for Its Large Estates and Country-Club Vibe

St George’s Hill, or the Beverly Hills of Britain as it’s sometimes called, is regarded as one of the U.K.’s best private country estates. The Surrey neighborhood built in 1912 is synonymous with the wealthy global elite and stately supermansions. It was once home to John Lennon and Elton John and is favored by high-flying […]