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MODERN MANORS From the CEO

NORTH AMERICA New York 20 Rockefeller Plaza New York New York 10020 U.S.A. +1 212 468 7182 Los Angeles 336 North Camden Drive Beverly Hills California 90210 U.S.A. +1 310 385 2690 Palm Beach 313 1/2 Worth Avenue Suite 4B Palm Beach Florida 33480 U.S.A. +1 561 805 7327 ASIA Hong Kong 22nd Floor Alexandra House 18 Chater Road Central, Hong Kong +852 2978 6788 EUROPE London 8 King Street St James’s London SW1Y 6QT U.K. +44 20 7389 2522 Moscow Romanov pereulok 2/6-13 Moscow, 125009 Russia +7 495 937 6364 Disclaimer: Photography and material in the publication may not be reproduced in any form without the permission of Christie’s International Real Estate, Inc. All properties featured in this booklet are subject to prior sale, change, or withdrawal without notice. All details featured in this booklet were correct at the time of press. Currency conversions were made on October 29, 2019, except Christie’s sale results, which reflect exchange rates at the time of sale. Christie’s International Real Estate, Inc. believes all material and editorial to be correct, but assumes no legal responsibility for accuracy.

Thanks to classic works of literature by the likes of Jane Austen and F. Scott Fitzgerald, we all have an idea of what life must be like on a country estate—an almost mythical residence, where grand tapestry- walled halls are warmed by open fires and Jeeves and his team attend to our every whim. But today’s estate is an altogether more relaxed place to be, and perfectly designed for the chosen lifestyle of its

Dan Conn, CEO Christie’s International Real Estate

residents, as our feature on page 62 proves. Whether you live in a grand country manor house or a sleek city apartment, the kitchen is likely to be the heart of your home. As this is our Gourmet & Entertaining issue, our feature on page 56 looks at modern kitchen design and the trends to come. Our featured properties this month are most definitely places you’ll want to welcome guests into: Green Gables (page 50), is a magnificent Californian estate, while

the I.M. Pei Residence (page 74), is the ultimate New York townhouse. As ever, our Gallery,

Gourmet, and Travel pages offer a curated selection of art, design, style, and architecture stories, as well as culinary homewares and our editors’ picks of luxury hotels and destination restaurants. We also present listings for more than 140 luxury properties for sale around the world from our exclusive affiliates, starting on page 89, while christiesrealestate.com has even more.

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