As the South Florida affiliate of Sotheby’s, the world's largest brokerage for selling fine art and private collectibles, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty has sold some of the most iconic mansions on the beach and beyond. The ONE Sotheby’s real estate team sets the bar high for excellence, offering up posh palaces and historic estates for over a decade. Ocean Drive sat down with the ONE Sotheby’s team to walk through history and tour the masterpieces up for grabs.
2532 Lake Avenue, Miami Beach
High-end furniture and décor at every turn, Swarovski crystal faucets, hand-made vanities and marble bathroom walls make up this work-of-art Miami Beach mansion. The home boasts all styles of furniture by celebrated designer Christopher Guy. The designers infamous Georgian Lady sculpture, which was previously displayed at Harrods in London, now resides in this Sunset Island II home and steals the show. Listed at $3.99 million by Ida Schwartz, Stephanie Doppelt, and Minette Schwartz with The Schwartz Team with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
Built in the 1920’s by materials imported directly from Cuba, and rumored to be haunted by its namesake, the wife of Cuban Consul Domingo Milord, Villa Paula is rich in its history and glorious in design. High ceilings, grand chandeliers, and tall cedar windows make up what was once the first Cuban consulate in Miami, and has now been restored as an art gallery. Listed at $4.5 million as part of a lot assemblage by Jean Louis del Beke with ONE Sotheby International Realty.
Feast your eyes on this soaring, light-filled estate complete with colorful frescos, intricate ceilings, and rich textures covering every surface. Built in 1924 by entrepreneur Carl Fisher and fully renovated in 2017, 46 Star Island Drive was born for the spotlight. Featuring casual and formal interior spaces that blend seamlessly with a stunning outdoor oasis, this posh palace is perfect for summer soirees, from intimate gatherings to large-scale receptions. Listed at $48 million by Alexa Iacovelli and Mirce Curkoski of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
2201 Collins Ave 728/26, Miami Beach
Zaha Hadid’s masterpiece residence at the W South Beach boasts clean lines and futuristic designs with a sweeping corner balcony and a beautiful ocean view. Designed personally by Hadid - the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize - this deco drive dramatic and daring Miami manor is a one a kind jewel and fit for the architectural connoisseur. Known for her fluidity and the amalgamation of interior and exterior spaces, Hadid presents local and international buyers with a one-of-a-kind apartment that’s geometrically curious and curvaceously appealing, with its southeast corner opening directly to the Atlantic Ocean. Listed at $5.75 million by Angelica Garcia from ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
This lavish Coral Gables Italian Renaissance penthouse will make you feel as if you’ve stepped back in time and into a Renaissance painting. This impressive mansion in the sky boasts stained glass windows, hand-painted murals, marble columns, various crystal chandeliers, and Venetian stucco. Listed at $6.99 million by Maggie Munoz with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.