Real Estate’s New View

As more consumers conduct their home buying research online, marketers are creating new and inventive interactive tools to aid buyers with the process.

In response to this demand, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has partnered with Matterport to offer customers a 3D real estate experience. This technology allows customers to experience fully immersive virtual spaces that feel like they are actually there.

Here are some of our favorite and engaging Matterport-featuring homes.

45 Chauncey Circle

This estate is in Asheville, North Carolina, and features tremendous attention to detail in all aspects. With the Matterport technology, it is effortless to see these meticulous details without even seeing the home in person.

494 Overlook Park Drive 

Located in Hendersonville, North Carolina, this graceful luxury estate boasts mountain views, stone detailing and is minutes from local shopping and dining. Using the Matterport feature, it is easy to see the incontrovertible detail.

35 Peach Knob Drive

This home is located 1,300 feet above in elevation in Asheville, North Carolina. With 6,775 square feet of estate which you can view with the Matterport feature.

This new and engaging real estate tool can aid in making real estate transactions more feasible for both buyers and sellers. Matterport is being used by Sotheby’s in some of our top markets. Click the listings above to see how Matterport is changing how real estate is viewed.

Home is where the Art is

Nothing brings a home together quite like the pieces of art waiting to be discovered inside. From extraordinary display shelves built specifically for showing off your art, to breathtaking wall pieces, you won’t see anything quite like these artistically unique homes.

216 Bird Key Drive, Sarasota, Florida

This architecturally significant and beautifully designed contemporary home in the highly desirable Bird Key on Little Sarasota Bay, is perfectly positioned for extraordinary views and breathtaking sunsets. As you enter through a unique set of eight-foot custom design entryway doors, you are immediately taken by the soaring, vaulted ceilings with dramatic decorative exposed beams and a wall of windows meant to capture your senses. The exceptional design of this two-story home incorporates extra-large room sizes, five bedrooms, six baths, custom built-in cabinets and display shelves. This waterfront home showcases both stunning and functional interior redesigns.

2211 South Winds Drive, Naples, Florida

This South Winds estate breaks all boundaries and has become one of the area’s most recognized iconic European-inspired architectural homes. Under the leadership and design of Lime International Décor, the three year project, from conception to completion, encompasses groundbreaking products sourced from around the globe. Meticulous attention to every detail makes this residence truly one to set all standards. Completed in 2017 and engineered to cantilever over its own private lake, the home feels like it floats with water views glistening from every room through the huge walls of glass.

16612 Johns Lake Road, Clermont, Florida

Situated on seven, elevated and landscaped acres, just northwest of Orlando this three-level modern estate home was architecturally designed to showcase private lakefront views from almost every room. The main home boasts approximately 7,500 square feet of living space and has five bedroom en suites, a two-and-a-half-story formal living room with full-height glass window walls showcasing serene scenic sunrise views over Johns Lake, a formal office, large workout room and six-person home theater. The home’s façade amazes with a stunning porte-cochere and brilliant double entry door with custom designed glass artwork.

298 Lodge Ridge Trail, Banner Elk, North Carolina

The South Beech Summit, located on the ridge top of The Lodges at Eagles Nest, is one of the jewels of The High Country. The four season inspired mountain retreat offers residents a unique lifestyle all its own. Boasting 180-degree southern exposure at 5,200 feet of elevation and over 100-mile-long range views, the home provides sunrises and sunsets looking over numerous rolling mountain ranges. Offering four bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths on over three expansive acres, the decor is best described as Miami meets the mountains and finds the perfect balance between simple mountain elegance and sleek contemporary sophistication.

Whether you enjoy subtle reflections of art or statues that make a bold statement, art will always have a place in your home.

Let Us Connect You | A Piece of New England and Beyond

Known for its Colonial past, a beautiful coastline dotted with lighthouses, brilliant fall foliage, panoramic mountain views and bustling metropolitan cities, New England is one of the most desirable and versatile places to live. From the glistening shores of Massachusetts and its beachfront homes to the rolling hills and country estates of Connecticut to the beautiful mountain views of upstate New York, New England has it all.

Markets Served:

    • Connecticut
    • Massachusetts
    • Westchester County, New York

  • Area Amenities

        • Thriving housing market with a vast variety of size, style and location
        • Unlimited recreational choices including water sports and boating, golf, tennis, skiing and snowboarding, equestrian, hiking and biking trails
        • Plethora of historic and cultural attractions from art museums to glorious gardens and iconic lighthouses to covered bridges and kid-friendly attractions
        • Global connectivity through the region’s Boston Logan International Airport
        • Largest concentration of historic and renown ivy-league colleges and universities including Yale University, Harvard University and Columbia University, to name a few
        • Highest concentration of the Nation’s top-rated medical and teaching facilities including Massachusetts General Hospital, New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, Yale-New Haven Hospital

    Westchester Lifestyle Feature: Commuter Friendly and Life on the Coast

        • Suburban atmosphere, beautiful scenery and fine community amenities
        • Fast commute to Midtown Manhattan
        • Beautiful Long Island Sound beaches, harbor views and waterfront lifestyle

  • Featured Properties

    5 Quaker Center // Scarsdale, New York 10583

    Offered at $3,750,000 this beautiful classic Colonial home sits on 2.1 acres in Scarsdale, NY, and boasts a unique interior. Every wall is adorned with an extensive contemporary art collection—most which were purchased through the Sotheby’s auction house. The residence displays the works of renowned artists including Picasso, Miro, Lichtenstein, Stella, Calder and includes photography, sculpture, paintings and pottery.

    Litchfield Lifestyle Feature: Gracious Country Living

        • Great history with restored antique homes
        • Sprawling farm and equestrian retreats and wooded landscapes
        • Lakefront living and distant mountain views

  • Featured Properties

    23 Kane Mountain Road // Kent, Connecticut 06757

    Featured in the pages of Architectural Digest, this Litchfield County home is offered at $2,750,000 and enjoys its own 85-acre promontory – a high plateau with sweeping mountain views. The home is a reimagined classic New England farmhouse featuring modern amenities and grand-scale windows that capture the surroundings. The home includes an authentic Civil War-era cabin relocated from Indiana and now serving as a rustic guest house and pool house.

    Fairfield Lifestyle Feature: A Cultural Gem

        • Waterfront lifestyle with lovely beaches
        • Balance of urban amenities and suburban lifestyle
        • Beautiful golfing greens and country club environments

  • Featured Properties

    1102 Oenoke Ridge // New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

    Beautifully set on 5.2 manicured acres in one of the most desirable areas on Oenoke Ridge, this stunning stone and shingle home has been flawlessly renovated and restored from top to bottom. High ceilings, grand living spaces, exquisite molding and millwork, custom built-ins, walls of windows with views of the gardens, a terrace, pool and breathtaking grounds grace this beautiful home. Additional updates include a new sleek Chef’s kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, a luxurious master suite with fireplace with all marble master bath and balcony, three additional bedrooms with en-suite marble baths, a great walkout lower-level recreation room with fireplace, new Marvin windows, a new roof, new A/C, custom painting, new shutters and more. This home is truly a treasure.

    Founded in 1949, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty manages a $3.9-billion portfolio with more than 1,000 sales associates in 26 brokerages spanning Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Westchester County, New York. William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty is the largest Sotheby’s International Realty(R) affiliate globally and the 31st-largest real estate company by sales volume in the United States. A full-service real estate firm headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty provides ancillary services including commercial services through its affiliation with Building and Land Technology, a second-generation development company based in Stamford, Connecticut; William Pitt Insurance Services; and an award-winning global relocation division.

    For more information about William Pitt SIR visit the website at

    Let us set up a private appointment and guide you on all your real estate throughout the country. For further information on our relocation services visit or call 877.425.6001.

Property Feature | Umatilla, Florida

Located only 46 miles from downtown Orlando, this serene and private country retreat is quietly tucked behind a long and gated driveway and is situated on approximately 50 acres of lush, manicured grounds.  Upon entering through the iron gates and onto the tree-lined drive, you will sense the timeless elegance of this stunning Georgia-style custom estate.

Distinctive architecture, superior design, fine finishes and extraordinary detailing define this exceptional residence designed by award-winning architect Canin Associates and constructed by award-winning custom builder Charles Clayton.

This spectacular estate features an outdoor dining pavilion with catering kitchen, a fitness center with full bath and sauna, outdoor entertaining deck with pool and spa, an inviting three-bedroom guesthouse with porch overlooking the grounds, a five-car garage with electric lift to the second-floor storage area, a barn and safe room, as well as extensive home automation and generator systems. This extraordinary residence has old Southern charm, but modern functionality.

This stunning manor is reminiscent of a grand estate from decades ago, yet offers the modern amenities, technology and state-of-the-art features of new construction. An elevator, dumbwaiter to the spacious master suite, theater, office, library and multiple fireplaces are just some of this extraordinary residence’s features. Front and rear porches on both levels capture the breathtaking views of the manicured grounds, amenities and expansive acreage as well as the sounds of nature at this private and peaceful property.

To explore more of this incredible property, please click here.

The Art of Porching

Would you love to unwind with a cool glass of sweet tea on a porch swing on a warm afternoon? Well, we would too. People have enjoyed the porches as outdoor living spaces for decades.

With its summer breezes and fall foliage, North Carolina boasts a great deal of luxury estates with extravagant porches. Here are some of our best picks.

466 Wethero Ridge Road, Hendersonville, North Carolina

This luxury estate is located minutes away from downtown Hendersonville, and has a grand wrap-around front porch. This porch makes for a great escape from all the stresses of the day and connects you to serenity with over nine acres of personalized views.

167 Glenridding Road, Boone, North Carolina

Located in the gated community of Yonahlossee Resort, this luxury estate features five different magnificent porches and decks, all boasting soaring mountain views and cool evening breezes.

229 Pine Shadow Drive, Hendersonville, North Carolina

Situated on the third hole inside the country club community of Champion Hills, this luxury estate has three stories with a porch on each floor for optimal enjoyment, making this a retreat fit for a perfect summer gathering.

1919 Lyttleton Street, Camden, South Carolina

This luxury estate is located in Camden, South Carolina, and is a 160-year-old historic home, featuring a noble wrap-around porch.

No matter what kind of porch you prefer, the outdoor enjoyment you can receive from a porch is undeniable.