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Bill And Melinda Gates Bag Pickens Del Mar Beach House For $43M

By Amy Puchaty | May 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Bill And Melinda Gates Bag Pickens Del Mar Beach House For $43M

It’s not unusual for ultra-luxury homes to pass from one multibillionaire to another. In this case, Bill and Melinda Gates did just that, shelling out $43 million for a Del Mar beach compound owned by Madeleine Pickens, former wife of oil baron T. Boone Pickens. The Largest Residential Sale In Del Mar History Did COVID-19 prompt […]

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Hollywood’s New Favorite Mexican Destination is Punta Mita

By Shelby Skrhak | October 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Hollywood’s New Favorite Mexican Destination is Punta Mita

Hollywood is flocking to Punta Mita, Mexico, the Hollywood Reporter writes in an August edition. “Pick a name in Hollywood, any name, and chances are they’ve been to the fishing village turned luxury retreat called Punta Mita.” “Leonardo DiCaprio? Brian Grazer? Gwyneth Paltrow? Beyonce? Richard Gere? Jennifer Lawrence? Lady Gaga? David Duchovny? Jennifer Aniston? All […]

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Paniolo Up! Molokai Ranch Offers Contention and 87 Square Miles of Hawaii’s Molokai Island

By Jon Anderson | September 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Leave town for a week and everything happens.  On September 7, a third of Molokai Island was put up for sale for $260 million.  The property includes 300 parcels covering 55,575 acres with over 20 miles of coastline.  Granted, it’s not as showy as Larry Ellison’s 2012 purchase of 98 percent of the island of […]

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Wellington, Fla.: Horse Country For The World’s Elite

By Deidre Woollard | August 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Wellington, Fla.: Horse Country For The World’s Elite

With the news that Steve Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell Jobs purchased an estate in Wellington, Florida for $15.3 million in cash across the street from Bill Gates’ equestrian estate, the town of Wellington, Fla., made national headlines. Wellington, a town of approximately 60,000 around 15 miles east of tony West Palm Beach has become a […]

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Affordable Second Homes: The Palms Private Residences Club Nets You Paradise for $129,000 — Pura Vida in Costa Rica, a SecondShelters Field Trip

By Candy Evans | March 21, 2012 | 6 Comments

“I have never been so close to the sand while sleeping in a luxury bed.” I have been to Costa Rica now twice, first as the guest of Hillwood, Ross Perot Jr.’s Fort Worth-based company, second as the guest of The Palms Private Residence Club. Guess which spot I love more? Guess which one I can […]

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Why Everyone Leaves Dallas In August, and Where They Go: The Dallas Second Home Report

By Candy Evans | August 14, 2011 | 4 Comments

Do you find it impossible to get anything done in Dallas in August? Let’s face it: everyone in town has taken a hike. And do you blame them? I’d much rather be at the seashore in Maine, on the Gulf Coast at Alys Beach, even down at Cinnamon Shore (which opens a new coffee house next week) […]

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