Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.


$16,800,000 USD | Friday Harbor, Washington | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty

“The house sits atop the hill looking out over the harbor, nestled among rocks, with manicured lawns and even a small rock amphitheater. “

Fly Like an Eagle into Steve Miller’s $16.8 Million Washington Estate – Bloomberg

Greenwich Estate Once Owned by Leona Helmsley Seeks $49.895 Million – Wall Street Journal

A Home at the Fourth Hole in Winchester – Mansion Global

Actress Nicollette Sheridan Cleans Up in Sale of Bel-Air Income Property – Los Angeles Times

A Mini SoHo in Connecticut – Wall Street Journal

Rooftop Swimming Pools: The Rare Amenity Comes with a Multimillion Dollar Price Tag – Mansion Global

The Virtual Open House is Available 24/7 – Los Angeles Times

Set Your Compass to the True North – Mansion Global

Sunset Boulevard: From Louche to Luxury – Wall Street Journal

You’ll Never Run Late Living in this Amazing Penthouse Inside a Clock Tower – News.com.au

A Historic Fly-Fishing Retreat is Reimagined as a Residential Compound – Mansion Global

Marlon Wayans Cuts Ties with His Longtime Home in Sherman Oaks – Los Angeles Times

How to Win a Bidding War  – The New York Times

In Canada, International Investors Find Luxury for Less – Mansion Global

Why the Monterey Peninsula in California is on the Course for Growth – Financial Times

Darwin Manuscript Page Sells for $250,000 – CNN

Lesedi La Rona: Sotheby’s to Auction $70 Million 1,109-carat Rough Diamond – The Telegraph