Sunday, January 30, 2011

The Classicist: Ralph Lauren Re-Launches Famed Rhinelander Mansion in NYC

September 28, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Ralph Lauren has relaunched his famed flagship in the historic Rhinelander Mansion on Madison Avenue in New York, transforming it into the world’s foremost mecca of men’s style. Spanning nearly 16,000 square feet, the Mansion, originally converted into an opulent retail palace by Lauren in 1986, now exclusively houses the designer’s various men’s collections with [...]

Beckhams to Sell Their Mansion in England for $28 Million

September 9, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

David and Victoria Beckham plan to list their historic Hertfordshire, UK mansion – nicknamed “Beckingham Palace” – for sale at £18 million, or about $28 million. The seven-bedroom 1930′s Grade II listed Georgian estate (above) sits on 24 landscaped acres and features indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a petting zoo, recording studio, billiards room, gym [...]

Mansion in Chicago’s Most Expensive Neighbourhood Listed at a Discount

September 5, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

A property located on the corner of tree lined Astor Street and Banks Street, one of Chicago’s most expensive neighborhoods, is finding it difficult to find a buyer. The banks were the most affected by the crash in the property prices and a Banker is feeling the effect personally. This property is owned by Jamie [...]

Elite Estate: 15th Century Cotswold Mansion in Manor Hall is Up For $17.19 Million

August 18, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

If thought of owning a mansion in the hilly ranges of Cotswold which is hailed to be the Heart of England? If you have, here is your chance of buying a 15th century Mansion in Manor Hall, Withington for as much as £11 million i.e. $17.19 million. The Grade II listed home dwells on a [...]

Elite Estate: World’s Richest Man Buys Duke-Semans Mansion

July 29, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Duke-Semans Mansion in New York City is one of the most famous landmarks and prestigious addresses in the world. The almost heritage building has been the cynosure of many tourists’ and New Yorker’s eyes. This time around, the property was bought by the world’s richest man Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim. In fact, he had [...]

World’s Richest Man Buys Duke-Semans Mansion for $44 Million

July 28, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim, who beat out Warren Buffet and Bill Gates to capture the title of World’s Richest Man earlier this year with an astonishing net worth of $53.5 billion, has purchased the stunning Duke-Semans Mansion in New York for a cool $44 million. As we reported back in January, cab driver-turned-fertilizer king [...]

A 90,000 sq feet $75million Mansion on the Market

June 26, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

The housing crisis had triggered the economic downturn and one expected that the days of the big, expensive luxury homes would be over. But that is definitely not the case as a $75 million, 90,000 sq. feet mansion has been listed  in Orlando, Fla. It is a prime property spread in 10 acres on a [...]

Chef Boyardee’s Mansion Up For Auction

June 21, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

It’s the house that sauce built. A home known as the Chef Boyardee mansion is going up for auction. Ettore “Hector” Boiardi was an Italian immigrant who came to the U.S. at the age of 16 and later moved to Cleveland where he opened up a restaurant. His sauce became so popular that he bottled [...]

Bel-Air Mansion Le Belvedere Sold for a Record Price

June 19, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

It is difficult to imagine that the economic downturn and the ensuing crisis was caused due to people’s inability to pay their mortgages on their house. This year has already witnessed some big ticket property sales. New records are being created and old ones are being broken with increasing frequency. The market may still not [...]

Your beloved pet dog can now have its own mansion!

June 1, 2010 by admin · Leave a Comment 

Who said a dog’s life was bad. I think we need to erase that phrase from the English language, as seeing the life canine’s lead today, it doesn’t seem bad at all. The trend started with celebrities who carried their pets like some sort of prized accessories. And just like those expensive accessories, even the [...]