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Hot property: Five homes for sale with artistic ties


Bel Air, Los Angeles, USA, $87,777,777

Or At 777 Sarbonne Road in Bel Air, a neighborhood at the foot of the Santa Monica Mountains. LAX is about a 30 minute drive.

What Divided between a main house and a guest house on just over one hectare of land, this property has seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a cinema room, a wine cellar, a bar, a garage for seven cars, an infinity pool and a spa. Its location allows for panoramic views that stretch from the San Gabriel Mountains to the California Channel Islands.

Why Available for purchase next to this mansion is an art collection, which includes a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) art gallery, as well as physical works by contemporary Californian artists Andy Moses, Shane Guffogg and Jimi Gleason , among others.

Which The Agency / Savills

Mayfair, London, £19.75 million

Or On Bourdon Street in Mayfair. It is a 10 minute walk from Oxford Circus and about 15 minutes from Hyde Park. Heathrow Airport is 45 minutes away by car.

What A six-bedroom, six-bathroom home with over 5,780 square feet of living space over four floors. Highlights include a glass elevator and a double-height atrium, overlooked by a mezzanine lounge. An additional chef’s kitchen can accommodate parties and the basement houses a 10m swimming pool, steam room and gym.

Why The property was once home to Terence Donovan, the photographer who during the Swinging Sixties captured famous faces such as Jimi Hendrix, Monica Vitti and Jean Shrimpton.

Which Frankish Knight

Paris, France, €6.9 million

Paris, France, €6.9 million

Or Rue de Lille in the 7th borough, a few minutes from the Seine. Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is about an hour’s drive away.

What A 350 m² mansion, dating from 1823. Renovated in a contemporary style, it consists of three en-suite bedrooms, an office, a living room and a living room-reception room with a ceiling height of 7 meters. In the basement there is a sauna and a guest bedroom.

Why The property’s impressive spiral staircase was designed by contemporary interdisciplinary artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, who works through drawing, sculpture, installation, and photography. The property is right next to the Musée d’Orsay.

Which Christie’s Real Estate International

Long Island, New York, United States, $4.75 million

Long Island, New York, United States, $4.75 million

Or In the village of Old Westbury on the North Shore of Long Island. Manhattan is about an hour by car, JFK airport half an hour.

What Set on 6.5 acres, this five-bedroom Palladian-style home is centered around a converted art studio under an expansive skylight. A tunnel connects it to a caretaker’s house.

Why Designed by Beaux-Arts architects Delano & Aldrich in 1912, the studio was the creative center of sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, who founded the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Which Douglas Elliman

Genoa, Liguria, Italy, 2.08 million euros

Genoa, Liguria, Italy, 2.08 million euros

Or In Arenzano on the Ligurian coast. It is about five minutes from the sea on foot. Genova City airport is half an hour away and Milan Malpensa just over two hours.

What A six-bedroom, six-bathroom villa, with 750 m² of living space spread over three levels. Each floor has independent access to the outside. Surrounded by terraces, a water garden and olive trees, the house is built around a large thousand-year-old olive tree.

Why This artistic property was built in the 1960s by Milanese designer and architect Marco Zanuso.

Which Frankish Knight

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