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The single concept of home ownership within The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is in itself a remarkable selection with it being one of the most desired vacation destinations in the world. A scattered assortment of islands across the Atlantic all intensified by their unique personalities and vacation like magnetism making the homes therein a reel of perfection.  

Island living is heavily infused by breezy, carefree commutes via golf cart, walks on private beaches, acreages of golfing, game fishing, yachting, casino gaming and island hopping among other interesting pastimes. You may also love to know some of the features that set these homes apart from the ones you may find in city life.

Of course, variety is the spice of life. Here on the

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Just a throw away from the busy routines of Nassau, The Bahamas, the country’s city, sits Creek House, a quiet rest, infused with a larger than life personality, at one with the shoreline of quite possibly the most exhilarating destination of the world.


Creek House, secured by a community gated entrance to its small-town also employs a personalized gated entryway to its feet which opens to .97 acres of awe. The single-story resident spreads elegantly to the extent of 4,849 square feet amidst a variation of Caribbean fruit trees and tropical shadowing all a part of a magnificent landscape harmonious with its complete aquatic surroundings.


Creek House summons the entertainer or its immediate opposite, a family whose privacy and

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There is an unspoken royalty associated with certain elements of life, after all, we know that crowns are

universally for kings and queens and Bentley’s and Bugatti’s, for the rare with the finest taste just as
First Class was designed for the elite.

In the same pallet, topping all living royalties sits a throne suited for one of uncharted quality. The
domain of an individual, family or couple desirous of a rare sought-after prestige fit only for those who
want it all!

Penthouses were designed to take the world in, in one breath, in a single moment sitting amidst the
treetops with seemingly bottomless views of a paradise.

Now sit that perfect into the perfect location…The Bahamas!

Sitting amidst it all, in the heartbeat of the city of

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If given the opportunity to dream into existence the perfect home, wouldn't it be on a tropical island under a spellbinding sun? Wouldn't it welcome the shore at your doorsteps and take you on whimsical strolls within a quiet neighbourly and friendly community? Wouldn't it give you access to visually captivating views and amenities that will simply lift you and your occasional guest off your feet? Wouldn't it be in the Bahamas?

Meet Starfish Isle, an island rich fusion of life's best-handpicked commodities all packed in a dream home. Like most treasures, Starfish Isle is tucked deep into the far end of the island on which it sits, away from the disturbances of city life and is located in the first-class and widely desired district of Eastern New

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Daniela Rava is an expert real estate advisor from Engel & Völkers New York City. With an MBA from Northeastern University and an unwavering passion for client home buying and selling needs, Daniela's service-oriented mindset and strategic marketing approaches have made her a surefire New York real estate pro. 

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Where does the Marvelous Miriam Maisel live in the Upper West Side?

At one point in Season One, Mrs. Maisel does reveal an address of 385 Riverside Drive, but the best I can give you is a co-op in the beautiful Hendrik Hudson at 380 Riverside and that her building entrance is located at 404 Riverside. However, specifics aside, I would like to place her in today's New York City.

If I were to work with Mrs. Maisel

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When an artist’s brush hits a blank canvas for the first time, there are so many ideas just bursting in mind, color variations, ambiance as the artist sets the mood by tilting his easel at the perfect angle and his head at another to achieve the right strokes. When selecting a property within the Albany Community, the visual and experiential adventure is precisely the same, a colorful collection of premium, unmatched assets that add to a life of rare island luxury.

On 117 Ernie's Way, the perfect canvas awaits you, a 22,738 sq ft. residential lot, sitting in royal poise upon .52 acres of plush land within the 5 star luxury resort community of Albany, whom in all its splendor is set upon 600 ocean view acres within New Providence, The Bahamas. A

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Home is oftentimes our greatest escape, better than even the most expensive getaway. As this year comes to a close, it becomes all the more important to be able to retreat to our place of comfort at the end of the day, especially when it’s easiest to feel burnt out by holiday stress and life’s chaos.

This season, if you’re looking to transform your living space into your ultimate place of zen, we’ve got you covered. When it comes to creating a space filled with relaxing, harmonious and peaceful vibes, these very calming yet chic home design tips will transport you to your ideal tranquil destination—no passport required.

Neutral Doesn't Mean Boring 

Having a neutral color base for your zen sanctuary may be a

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Thanksgiving gives us all the more reason to spend time with family and friends, eat more food than usual and bring leftovers to work, but above all, it allows us to regroup and rejoice with loved ones about what we're truly thankful for. But getting to this point might not be easy, especially if you're gearing up to entertain, feeling the pressure to coordinate an elaborate and festive setting in your home for the holidays.

As you prepare to go through the hustle and bustle this season, here are some creative ways to help make your home Thanksgiving-ready.

Holiday Hanging 

First impressions are most important, which means flaunting a chic wreath on your front door is critical. Teasing holiday passersby for what's

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Halloween may be one of the most fun and lively holidays of the year, giving you and your friends full reign to explore your creative (and spooky) side. Often, however, traditional decor lives up to being shabby instead of sophisticated. With the help of ELLE Decor, here's some festive, but oh-so-chic, inspiration if you're looking to move beyond Halloween stretch cobweb and plastic skeletons for your decor. 

Dark & Decadent Desserts 

Rich dark chocolate desserts are always a foolproof crowd pleaser. Top them with enchanting fall florals to prove you're the neighborhood expert on all things glamorous—and delicious. 

Statement Pumpkins 

The statement pumpkin is today's reinvented jack-o'-lantern, but all the

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy, especially if you’re spending it at one of these ultra luxe properties. As featured in the latest and always anticipated Private Residences issue, the summer 2018 lineup of Engel & Völkers’ most extraordinary estates from across the Americas is blazing hot. Here are just a few of our favorites from this season’s Private Residences edition. Grab some ice because these on-the-market homes might be too hot to handle.

Glam House on the Prairie | Kamloops, British Columbia 
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Nestled in British Columbia’s scenic Nicola Valley and sitting on a whopping 324 acres, this secluded ranch has never made prairie life look more glamorous. Taking rustic chic to new heights,

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