New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale over $2 million | July 2020

From a light-filled Parisian apartment to a historic Biltmore Forest home in North Carolina, these are this month’s four featured notable properties for sale over $2 million.

Paris, France

Paris, France | Geoffrey Benoit, Paris Ouest Sotheby’s International Realty 

On the fifth floor of a beautiful ancient building with very elegant common areas, you’ll find this magnificent 232-square-meter apartment with open views and balcony. Among its amenities are an entrance gallery, a very sunny double living room, a dining room opening onto balcony, a separate kitchen with large windows and marble pantry, a primary bedroom with large dressing room and bathroom, and three additional bedrooms. All the charm of the space’s history has been preserved thanks to its splendid ancient moldings, parquet floors, and marble fireplaces. Very elegant decoration with modern Murano glass chandeliers brings in a taste of the future.

Toronto, Ontario

Toronto, Ontario | Grace Chan, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Be the first to live in a custom modern home crafted with a tradition of quality and detail. Own a lovingly built house with locally sourced stone and solid wood throughout. 10-foot floor-to-ceiling windows look out on to lush ravine lot. The patio has gas hook-up for the ultimate barbeque – perfect for Al Fresco dining. Each bedroom opens out to juliet balcony. The spacious den and office, windowed finished basement, abundant storage, skylight, and laundry on both upper and lower floors.

Newport, Rhode Island

Newport, Rhode Island | Kylie McCollough, Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty 

Recently featured in Yankee Magazine and New England Home Magazine, ‘Snug Harbor,” is one of the most iconic and beautiful mansions in Newport. Located on famed Bellevue Avenue, this elegant residence is sited on a prominent lot of nearly 2 acres on one of the most architecturally significant streets in the world. This Queen Anne style estate is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was designed by the renowned architectural firm of William Appleton Potter & Robert H. Robertson. Also known as “The Charles H. Baldwin House,” the “summer cottage” was commissioned in 1877, and is featured in many important publications on architectural history.

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina

Biltmore Forest, North Carolina | Sandi AuBuchon, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty 

One of Biltmore Forest’s original homes built in 1928, fully renovated to highlight its historic charm with today’s modern conveniences. This open and flowing home exudes European flair throughout its interior design and exterior landscaping, private gardens, and patios. If the character in every room of the home doesn’t win you over, the natural light throughout the home will! Beautifully refinished hardwoods, new chic lighting, re-carpentered built-ins and shelving, along with painting inside and out complete the interior makeover. New flagstone walkways, patios, cobblestone driveway, outdoor fireplace, built-in outdoor kitchen and new landscaping perfectly showcase this beauty as it should be. Located on a quiet street just a short distance from Stuyvesant Park, this home is truly special.

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