Archive for “July, 2020”

Founders of YouTube and Restoration Hardware to auction historic Adirondack camp

If you have ever dreamed of owning your own Adirondack compound, your time might have come.

Camp Woodmere, featuring an “awe-inspiring 1,900 linear feet of shoreline on Upper St. Regis Lake in New York’s gorgeous mountain range,” is hitting the auction block on Saturday, Aug. 1. Bidding begins at 4 p.m. eastern.

The property, which was previously listed for $5.25 million, is being sold without a reserve, according to Platinum Luxury Auctions, who is handling the sale. Interested parties can cast bids either on site or remotely, but they must be registered prior to bidding.

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Iconic lakefront camp for sale in the Adirondacks

Views of Camp Woodmere, a property in Franklin County in the Adirondacks to be auctioned Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020

Looking for a getaway in the Adirondacks but thrown off by the list price on Marylou Whitney’s woodland estate? Here is something else to consider: Camp Woodmere on the Upper St. Regis Lake, in Franklin County, will be auctioned off on Saturday.

The property belongs to Stephen Gordon, founder of Restoration Hardware, and Chad Hurley, co-founder and former CEO of YouTube.  Listed at $5.25 million by Thomas L. Merrill Real Estate, the auction will be conducted without reserve at 4 p.m. Registered bidders only.

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Iconic lakefront camp for sale in the Adirondacks

Looking for a getaway in the Adirondacks but thrown off by the list price on Marylou Whitney’s woodland estate? Here is something else to consider: Camp Woodmere on the Upper St. Regis Lake, in Franklin County, will be aPreview (opens in a new tab)uctioned off on Saturday.

The property belongs to Stephen Gordon, founder of Restoration Hardware, and Chad Hurley, co-founder and former CEO of YouTube.  Listed at $5.25 million by Thomas L. Merrill Real Estate, the auction will be conducted without reserve at 4 p.m. Registered bidders only.

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Founders of YouTube, Restoration Hardware to Auction Off Scenic New York Campsite

Camp Woodmere, a 32-acre luxury compound built in the 1880s, sits on the Upper St. Regis Lake in the Adirondacks

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley and Restoration Hardware founder Stephen Gordon are auctioning off a 32-acre camp they jointly own in New York’s scenic Adirondack Mountains.

Their slice of North Country wilderness, known as Camp Woodmere, hits the chopping block on Saturday afternoon. The property, which was previously listed for $5.25 million, is selling without reserve, according to Platinum Luxury Auctions, which is handling the sale. Potential buyers can cast bids both on site and remotely.

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Wealthy buyers snap up ‘safe haven’ private islands to flee pandemic

Demand surges for private hideaways even as global economy goes into a deep recession

With its pristine beaches, coral reefs and 32 acres of lush tropical gardens, Fiji’s Mai Island could be the perfect place to hunker down and see out the coronavirus pandemic. And for a few million dollars it could be yours. The island, which has previously been on the market for just over $4m, is one of a host of offshore retreats being marketed to the super-rich as ideal spots to escape the ravages of Covid-19.

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Santa Cruz ranch owned by daughter of O’Neill surf wear founder goes to auction

Rancho de los Corralitos features a two-bedroom main cottage and a small cabin

A ranch owned by Shawne O’Neill, daughter of the late founder of the O’Neill surf brand, Jack O’Neill, will be sold to the highest bidder July 18.

The 55-acre property known as Rancho de los Corralitos is located 15 miles outside of Santa Cruz. It features a two-bedroom, two-bathroom main cottage as well as a small cabin. The property was previously listed at $6.3 million. It also touts views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains, walnut orchards and a horse facility, among other amenities.

Platinum Luxury Auctions will host the auction.

Read the full article by PUENG VONGS at the Mercury News HERE.

55-acre Santa Cruz Ranch with Ocean Views Heads to Auction

A 55-acre Santa Cruz area ranch owned by the daughter of the late Jack O’Neill, founder of the O’Neill surfing brand and often considered the father of the modern wetsuit, is heading to auction.

Previously listed for $6.3 million, Rancho de los Corralitos – nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Pacific Coast – is selling without reserve.

Platinum Luxury Auctions, a Miami-based luxury auction company, will oversee the bidding on July 18, 2020.

Read the full article by David Caraccio at The Sacramento Bee HERE.

Pittsburgh Pirates’ former owner auctioning off 63-acre estate

63-acre estate previously listed for $4.25 million is headed to auction with no reserve.

The Ligonier, Pennsylvania property is owned by Kevin McClatchy, the director of The McClatchy Company and former owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates. It’s located about an hour east of Pittsburgh.

The Miami-based Platinum Luxury Auctions will oversee the July 9 auction.

Read the pickup from Fox Business on Yahoo Finance HERE.