THE ADDRESS Magazine Summer 2014 - Page 2

editor's note Madrid luxury real estate continues to attract attention, with buyers interested in the city as a sophisticated, stylish and cultural base, while only 90 minutes by fast train from the Mediterranean coast. Offering all comforts of modern living, the handpicked residences for this issue combine timeless elegance with a refined architectural style 328 A gorgeous celebration of fine living, THE ADDRESS is a luxury lifestyle and property magazine with cutting-edge reports and dazzling lifestyle features. With its elegant and glamorous style, here is where luxury lifestyle stories on food, travel, design and well-being complement an elegant showcase of some of the world's finest homes for sale. The latest issue of THE ADDRESS Magazine presents more than 435 splendid, full-colour pages brimming with inspiration and information from the international luxury property and lifestyle markets. Luxury real estate in Costa Rica is once again hot on the radar of investors from around the world. Buyers are attracted by the country’s developing infrastructure, stable democracy, low cost of living, world-class healthcare system, and the amazing lifestyle. Our curated selection of modern homes in Costa Rica is sure to steal the attention of cuttingedge design lovers. SUMMER 2014 On the cover Award-winning architectural retreat, Costa Rica 2 So much to offer the discerning investors and lifestyle buyers, don’t miss the limited-edition of elegant hotel residences, home-sites and grand estates for sale situated on more than 5,600 private acres in the heart of the Ongamira valley, in Argentina. Every once in a while you find a place that is so special and unique - this jungle retreat in Belize offers the ultimate in rainforest experience. The holiday homes for sale possesses a truly special allure, embodied by their unsurpassed scenic beauty, attractive rental yields, Old World elegance along with a full range of hotel amenities. As one of the most scenic regions in Europe, the area of Italian Lakes showcases some very elegant residences for sale. Delighting investors for decades, the area offers a quality of life and level of security that are particularly prized by its residents and second homeowners. Perhaps the main draw of the French Alps in summer is that it is just as much a playground for outdoor lovers as it is in winter. Dramatic Alpine scenery and unspoilt breathtakingly beautiful landscapes form the perfect backdrop for our luxury ski properties for sale, in Courchevel 1850, Megève and Les Gets. In addition, the summer issue of THE ADDRESS Magazine also includes a magnificent estate in Andalucia, a stunning mansion house just outside Paris, a magnificent waterfront estate on the French Riviera along with several other fine homes for sale. The market insight features in this issue include “Market insights from around the globe” and “Thailand: Real Estate in the Land of Smiles”. THE ADDRESS Food & Travel section features fascinating travel destinations, luxury getaways and incredible restaurants with a difference. Anisha Shah’s love affair with Africa is clearly evident in the article “African Odyssey”, which is a fascinating read. For a once-in-alifetime experience, get inspired by the article “Inside Iran – The glories of Persia” From Michelin-starred restaurants to timeless, causual eateries, the feature “Food & Travel Around the World” lifts the lid on some of the world’s most inspirational cooking. Passionate chef Scott Hallsworth sits down with THE ADDRESS Magazine to talk about his mum’s lamb stew to the most memorable food city in the world And finally, Selected by TA showcases some recent discoveries of global style, design and good living. Enjoy the latest issue of THE ADDRESS Magazine!, ANN ADENIUS, Curator