Archive for “June, 2020”

Fantasy Farm Friday: $4.25 Million Ligonier Estate

If you want a beautiful home in the country that has a barn and was owned by the owner of an MLB team, this is the estate for you.

This stunning 63-acre estate was owned by former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy. It’s nestled in the heart of the Laurel Highlands in the charming town of Ligonier, Pennsylvania. It’s only minutes from downtown Ligonier, but it is secluded, peaceful and serene nonetheless. It’s an ideal place to unwind and enjoy your horses.

Read the full article by DeAnn Sloan on Horse Nation HERE.

Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner’s Ligonier home heads to auction

A former owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates has listed his Ligonier home for sale by luxury auction®.

Built in 2004, the 63-acre estate features six bedrooms and six full bathrooms, plus one half bathroom for a total of 9,000 square feet, and a 1,000-square-foot guest house offers an additional 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath.

Read the full Pittsburgh Business Journal article by Nate Doughty HERE.

Former Pittsburgh Pirates Owner’s 63-Acre Estate To Be Auctioned

Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner is auctioning Ligonier mansion.

A former Pittsburgh Pirates owner’s spacious 63-acre estate near Ligonier will be auctioned next month. Previously listed at $4.2 million, the mansion will be auctioned by the Miami-based Platinum Luxury Auctions.

The spacious country retreat’s main residence boasts six bedrooms, six full and one half-baths in 9,600 square feet. Interior finishes include exposed wood beams, wood flooring, and stone accents, while a recently renovated guesthouse offers an additional 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath.

Read the full article by Eric Heyl HERE.

This 32-Acre Private Fijian Island Is Going Up For Auction

And it’s even being offered without reserve.

There’s no doubt that a private stretch of land in the sapphire-blue pacific ocean has to remain one of the world’s most desirable places to set up your basecamp.

Land in the Island nation of Fiji is, as you could imagine, pretty hard to come by in fact, only 8% of the land in the country is available for freeholding. So when a full island of its own comes available on the market, it tends to make headlines. Now, one has indeed come up for auction, in the form of the 32-acre Mai Island, resting just off the coast of Fiji’s second-largest island, Vanua Levu.

Read the entire article by Brad Nash At GQ Australia HERE.

Say “Bula!” to your new private getaway

This isolated piece of paradise off the coast of Fiji is set to be auctioned off with no reserve.

Comprised of 32 lush acres, Mai Island is so remote it can only be reached by boat or plane. If you choose the former, the property’s northeast side offers deepwater anchorage to park your yacht or for those arriving by tender, they can drive up to the quarter-mile beach.

Read the full article on uncrate HERE.

This pristine, 125-acre Colfax property on outskirts of Tahoe forest heads to auction

A 125-acre equestrian estate in Colfax, on the edge of the Tahoe National Forest between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, comes up for a no-reserve auction July 11.

The pristine woodland property — with miles of trails for horseback riding, biking and running ATVs — was previously listed for $3.8 million.

“This 5-parcel estate offers an appealing blend of elegance and rusticity,” according to the official listing from Platinum Luxury Auctions, which will oversee the bidding.

Read the full article by David Caraccio of the Sacramento Bee HERE.

An Entire Island in Fiji Is Up for Auction

Have you ever dreamed of owning a piece of paradise? Well, now is your chance as a private island in Fiji is up for auction with no minimum bid.

Mai Island, located near the island of Vanua Levu, is a stunning 32-acre property that offers everything you’d want in a tropical getaway. It boasts a quarter-mile of picturesque white-sand beaches, deepwater anchorage for yachts to easily moor, waterfalls, 100-year-old palm trees, stunning coral reefs to explore and a freshwater aquifer. And the structures built on-site are worthy of five-star hotel praise.

Read the entire article by Jordi Lippe-McGraw of Departures HERE.

This 32-Acre Private Island In Fiji Is Going Under The Hammer Next Month

This private island in Fiji could be yours!

Looking for a little more space for your tropical vacations? This pristine private island might fit the bill. Located off the coast of Vanua Levi, Fiji’s second-largest island, Mai Island will be auctioned without reserve next month.

Despite its remote location, the tropical oasis is a convenient helicopter, seaplane, or boat ride from the airport in Labasa, which connects travellers from Fiji’s two main airports. Deepwater anchorage for yachts are also available on the northeast side of the island, while those traveling by private vessel are able to be tendered directly on the beaches of the island’s southwest coast.

Read the full article by the Hong Kong Tatler’s Kaitlyn McInnis HERE.

Looking for Your Own Private Island? This Pristine 32-Acre Fiji Oasis Is up for Auction


If you’re in the market for a remote hideaway—somewhere you can kick back, relax, and let your worries dissipate—and you happen to have a few mil to spend on it, you’re in luck. The crème de la crème of private islands has just popped up for sale.

Located off the coast of FijiMai Island delivers both privacy and exclusivity. It spans 32 verdant acres and can only be accessed via helicopter, seaplane or boat—the latter of which takes roughly 90 minutes from the nearby island of Vanua Levu. The island’s southwest coast offers nearly a quarter-mile of pristine beach, while the northeast side features deepwater anchorage where you and your friends can park your superyachts.

Read the full article by Robb Report’s Rachel Cormack HERE.