In Europe, Paris leads the way in luxury real estate, with a 20% jump in sales in 2015, followed by financial centres such as Zurich and Stockholm.
The European market is attractive to American and Middle Eastern buyers, thanks to low interest rates and a weaker euro. France’s Côte d’Azur remains one of the most prized second-home destinations, attracting more than 90% of its buyers from abroad, while Spain’s Valencia region and Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda are both seeing strong growth.
The average starting price for a luxury home in Monaco - the highest in the world.
The asking price for Le Palais Bulles on the Côte d'Azur, making it Europe's most expensive listing.
Marbella East - Unique Country style property with stunning sea and mountain views
This is a beautifully built and renovated property, boasting spectacular 360 degree mountain and sea views. Located in a quiet countryside enclave, at just a 15 minute drive to all types of amenities and services and the best beaches in Marbella. It is a 20 – 25 minute drive to Marbella and Puerto Banus. €4,500,000
Unique opportunity in the Ile de Ré ! A most exclusive project underway at the heart of Saint-Martin-de-Ré, within a short distance of the harbour. This one-of-a-kind estate consists of three houses, each one with its own swimming pool. Offering approx. 655m² of living space, the main house will be finished to the highest possible standard, using only the best materials.
La Tiara di Cervo, set between sea and sky
La Tiara di Cervo offers breathtaking views over Porto Cervo and the Costa Smeralda coastline. Nests of stone emerging from the luxuriant vegetation of a large private park, these residences blend in harmoniously with their natural backdrop, hidden in their exclusive reserve. Guideprice – Price on Application
Chianti Estate, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
Dating back to the 13th century and located just 30 minutes from Florence, this is an outstanding example of a traditional Tuscan estate. Peacefully set in 10 acres, overlooking the beautiful Chianti Classico hills, the estate comprises two villas, seven apartments and three swimming pools, as well as a chapel, vineyards and olive groves // €19.2m.
This beautiful chalet with fabulous views overlooking Gstaad has been beautifully maintained with stunning craftsmanship throughout. Whilst in keeping with the traditional Swiss alpine style, this chalet is also equipped with high end appliances and modern spaces such as the large eat-in kitchen and fabulous garage, plus a separate apartment for guests on the ground floor // Price on Application
Glin Castle, County Limerick, Ireland
One of Ireland’s most historic properties, Glin Castle has been owned by the same family for over 700 years. Located in some 380 acres of parkland, it enjoys direct views over the Shannon estuary // $7,295,174.
Les Eyzies, Perigord Noir, France
Located in the most popular part of the Dordogne, this magnificent 17th-century house has six bedrooms, glorious south-facing views, swimming pool, trout lake and comfortable guest house // $3,928,171.