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Faringdon House in Oxfordshire, England was the house on which Nancy Mitford based the fictional house Merlinford in her book The Pursuit of Love. In reality, it was the home of composer, painter, and novelist Lord Berners, who inherited the house in 1918 and lived in it from 1931 until his death in 1950. Faringdon played host to […]

If you missed out on buying Steven Gambrel‘s townhouse at 250 West 10th Street, you have another opportunity to make it yours. It was purchased by someone who rented it out to Courtney Love who wallpapered over some of the rooms and allegedly started a fire. Those rooms have been repainted and the home has […]

It’s not often that I get sticker shock but $125,000,000 for Salutation Island in Glen Cove, New York seems a bit steep. But let’s take a look at what that price tag will get you. “Salutation is an exquisite 46+ acre island on the North Shore of Long Island. The land was granted by King George […]

If a Picasso painting is out of your price range, you might want to think about buying the artist’s last home in France. Mas de Notre Dame de Vie in Mougins where Pablo Picasso lived and worked from 1961 till his death in 1973 will be sold at auction on October 12, 2017 by Residence365.com. […]

After being mostly unplugged for a week, I’m trying to get caught up on news and current events. One thing that came to light last week was that Lee Radziwill‘s Paris apartment is for sale by Emilie Garcin. The three bedroom 6th floor apartment on Avenue Montaigne in the 8th arrondissement with a view of […]

Do you remember the Beautiful Bonpoint Dinner that I attended a few years ago in a Wonderful West Village Townhouse?  Well, the family who lived there moved back to England last year and put their Bank Street home on the market for $26 Million. It’s recently had a price drop and can be yours for […]

For Sale in Sag Harbor

06 . 21 . 17

Today is the first day of summer and if you’re still looking for a place to getaway out east, you might want to check out Matt Lauer’s Sag Harbor home that just received another price cut at Corcoran. The six bedroom, six bathroom 8,000-square-foot home was designed by architect Daniel Romualdez, while the Muriel Brandolini […]

Outrageous real estate prices don’t even phase me anymore after living in New York for 15 years. But every once in a while I am a little shocked, especially when I read that this Montauk estate at 165 Deforest Road is asking $62 Million. Let’s figure out why the high price tag. First, it has an […]

I love auctions because not only can you bid on something fabulous but because they often give you a look inside a very chic home. Such is the case with the upcoming Betsy Bloomingdale: A Life in Style live auction at Christie’s on April 5 and online from March 30 to April 6. Betsy Bloomingdale was a […]

In our over-connected online world, I’m always surprised when I come across a person, or two people in this case, from the past of whom I’ve never heard before. Such was the case of Boni de Castellane & Anna Gould sale at Christies in Paris on Monday, 6 March 2017.  “Boniface de Castellane, known as ‘Boni’ […]