World’s Fastest Long-Range Superyacht

The world’s fastest long-range superyacht, is for $85 million. Designed to the billionaire’s specifications by Monaco’s famed Espen Oeino, the Silver Zwei is about as an environmentally friendly as a yacht of its size and speed can be. That means high fuel efficiency, which is quite handy when crossing the Atlantic at a cool 22 knots. The yacht’s light, airy …

Victoria Scott-RichardsWorld’s Fastest Long-Range Superyacht

Steven Spielberg Sets Sail on His Megayacht

Steven Spielberg was recently spotted in St. Barth’s and St. Maarten on his new $200 million megayacht, the Seven Seas, a stylish 282-footer fitted with every imaginable luxury. Built by Dutch shipyard Oceanco to the Hollywood mogul’s specifications, it has a sophisticated interior design scheme with acres of walnut, teak and rosewood. Its most impressive feature is an infinity pool …

Victoria Scott-RichardsSteven Spielberg Sets Sail on His Megayacht

A High End, Newly Opened Mountain Retreat

Hacienda Santa Ines is an unusual combination of high end resort/sanctuary and working ranch. Set on 300 acres of farmland, it is hidden in the Tres Rios Mountains that loom 6,000 feet high over Cartago, Costa Rica’s old capital city. The Hacienda is new, as it just opened for business in February. iPad and iPod docks as well as wi-fi, …

Victoria Scott-RichardsA High End, Newly Opened Mountain Retreat

East 80th Street, Luxury Estate

The words “indoor waterfall” immediately brought my attention to this townhouse at 170th East 80 Street in Manhattan. After all, those aren’t words you hear too often in New York real estate. This 19 century townhouse has been reinvented over the last three years into a modern mansion by Kate Shin, president of WEmi:t LLC. The one-of-a-kind 20-foot wide and …

Victoria Scott-RichardsEast 80th Street, Luxury Estate

Luxurious Estate At Glance, Archer Road

The six-bedroom home, built in 1931, was designed by architect Frank J. Forster and is on 1.9 acres. A gated, stone-pillared entry adds to the feeling of stepping into the past. The home has its original Ludowici tile roof, stone and original brick construction and three turrets. A hand-carved Gothic door opens into the stone reception hall with powder room. …

Victoria Scott-RichardsLuxurious Estate At Glance, Archer Road