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ST. BARTH PROPERTIES SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY RECORDS THE SINGLE LARGEST PRIVATE RESIDENCE SALE TO DATE IN ST BARTH

St Barthélemy; FWI (June 10, 2008) – St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate firm based in St Barthélemy, FWI recently closed on the sale of Villa La Grande Maison des Étoiles, in the amount of €25,000,000 (approximately $39,250,000) recording the largest private residence sale on this island to date.

This newly-built estate, completed in late 2007 is one of the most luxurious homes ever built in St Barthélemy. Located in Colombier’s exclusive gated Domaine, Les Étoiles it boasts panoramic ocean views and an abundance of amenities. Seven bedrooms and multiple in- and out -door living and dining areas are woven among its pools and gardens and are bordered by beautiful handcrafted stone walls. Five of the seven bedrooms are named after famous designers and themed in tribute: Christian Dior, Hermès, Yves St. Laurent, Coco Chanel and the Louis Vuitton master suite. The estate includes a free standing caretaker’s house.

“Our inventory of high-end homes and our experience enable us to identify ideal properties for well-qualified buyers. This transaction is an exciting milestone for our company and underscores the desirability of St. Barth as a luxury vacation destination”, said Tom Smyth, co-owner.

Smyth added that the company’s villa rental partner, St Barth Properties, Inc. based in Massachusetts, will welcome this extraordinary property into its portfolio of luxury rental offerings. It will be made available to rent for a handful of weeks during the year and only to pre-qualified renters. The property may be viewed on their website at www.stbarth.com/villas/lagra.shtm or at www.stbarth.com by clicking on villas.”

St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is located on the island of St. Barth and offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. All listing are marketed on both the firm’s website www.sothebysrealty-stbarth.com and on www.sothebysrealty.com

The combined forces of St Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty and St. Barth Properties, Inc offer prospective buyers and renters’ access to the finest properties available on island.

St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is located at Rue Samuel Fahlberg; Gustavia; St Barthélemy; French West Indies. St Barth Properties, Inc. is located at 12 Washington St; Franklin; MA 02038. For additional information, please contact Tom Smyth at 508 570 4127.

 

ST. BARTH PROPERTIES SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY PARTICPATES IN LUXURY REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE

St Barthélemy; FWI (Oct. 30, 2007) – St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate firm based in St Barthélemy; FWI recently participated in the 3rd Annual Sotheby’s International Realty® Fall Leadership Forum.

This dynamic, three-day event provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty owners and managers to share best practices, network and learn new ideas for growing their businesses.

“The Fall Leadership Forum provides enormous value to our firm,” said Tom Smyth. “Having the ability to share ideas and expertise with such an outstanding group of our professional peers highlights the true strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty network.”

The networking event was held Oct. 15 to 17 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, which has offices in St Barthélemy (aka St Barts; St Barth) offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firm’s property listings. In addition, the firm and its clients benefit from an association with the famed Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele.

As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, the firm also has the unique ability to refer its real estate clientele to the auction house for jewelry, art, unique furniture and collectible appraisal services. Property listings from St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty also are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global Web site, as well as on the firm’s local Web site, www.sothebysrealty-stbarth.com.

“The Fall Forum represents a wonderful opportunity for outstanding professionals to gather and share the finest collective insight and experience in the industry,” said Michael R. Good, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Every individual attending this important conference truly is committed to helping us grow the Sotheby’s International Realty network, and we genuinely appreciate their ongoing dedication and passion.”

St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is located at Rue du Centennaire; Gustavia; St Barthélemy; French West Indies. For additional information, please contact Tom Smyth at 508 570 4481.

Return to St. Barth Properties, Inc for the best selection of available Villa and Hotel Rentals. 
www.stbarth.com

St. Barth Properties Sotheby's International Realty
rue Samuel Fahlberg
Gustavia
97133 St. Barthélemy
French West Indies
www.sothebysrealty-stbarth.com

USA: Mr. Tom Smyth
e-mail: tom.smyth@sothebysrealty.com
t 508.528.7727

St. Barthélemy: Mrs. Pascale Minarro
e-mail: pascale.minarro@sothebysrealty.com
t. 011 590 590 29 75 05