Louise Beit, Senior Global Real Estate Advisor

A Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and Associate Broker with Sotheby's International Realty, and one of Manhattan's most dynamic and successful brokers, Louise was ranked in The Wall Street Journal as one of the top 50 brokers across the United States, as well as in The Real Deal's top 26 Manhattan agents of 2012, and is one of the top 10 performing brokers in her firm. Louise also holds an impressive sales record, including the sale of two townhouses totaling over $44,000,000 within 10 days of each other, achieving the highest price per square foot for one of the townhouses. Additional sales highlights include the sale of a Park Avenue penthouse for $21,000,000, the sale of a townhouse for $32,000,000 to a celebrity, which was the highest sale price in Manhattan that year for a townhouse, and the sale of the Paul Mellon townhouse for $37,000,000 in 2015, which was the highest sale price in Manhattan that year for a townhouse.

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  • 125 East 65th Street New York NY Offered at: $29,500,000 Beds / Full Baths: 5 / 6

    Located off Park Avenue, this rare super wide 35 ft. Neo Georgian townhouse with approximately 10,600 sq. ft., 12 ft. ceilings, 5 fireplaces, over 5 bedrooms, and enchanting 35 ft. wide garden, is an extraordinary example of the renowned architect and landscape architect, Charles A. Platt (1861-1933), whose New York firm dominated the general development of American architecture in the early 20th century, and whose Georgian style mansions and country houses were regarded as the finest American examples of their genre. Built in 1905, the townhouse is imbued with Platt’s original details including the paneling, fireplace mantel, painted beamed ceiling and herringbone floor in the 35 ft. drawing room on the second floor. Across the landing the dining room overlooks the extraordinarily wide garden through large bay windows. The flexible floor plan of the townhouse offers a first floor reception room off the formal entry with lovely staircase, and paneled rear library or superb paneled kitchen with huge fireplace, with windows overlooking the garden. The English basement offers the possibility of a family room/media room opening to the large garden. The upstairs offers over 5 sunny large bedrooms, varyingly voluminous and charming. The roof may become a large rooftop garden with views of downtown New York, lovely architectural views of a nearby church and charming views of townhouse gardens. This is a townhouse offering an exquisitely comfortable family life as well as an exciting entertaining style. 

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  • 132 East 71st Street New York NY Offered at: $22,000,000 Beds / Full Baths: 6 / 7

    Located off Park Avenue, this 22 ft. wide neo Georgian townhouse with approximately 9,000 sq. ft., 6 plus bedrooms, 6 fireplaces, rooftop terrace and charming brick walled and trellised garden, has an interior that is superbly configured. The ground floor kitchen is next to the large dining room with wide plank floor and fireplace, and opens to the garden. A graceful spiral staircase leads to the second floor, which includes a 32 ft. living room with 11 ft. beamed ceiling, fireplace, wide plank floor and beautiful floor to ceiling doors opening to a balcony overlooking lovely townhouse gardens, including the garden of the iconic Mellon House, and also includes a spacious library with walls lined with bookshelves and overlooks the street. The bedrooms, one with a terrace and another with a conservatory, are on the third, fourth and fifth floors. The sixth floor has a huge 32 ft. family/media room with two bay windows and fireplace, and a large 20 ft. x 26 ft. terrace. Brilliant with southern sunlight, this townhouse surprises, offering great comfort and wonderful entertaining style. Indeed, the house has a grand past and was once host to some of the most brilliant performers of its day, while housing a superb art collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings.

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  • 857 Fifth Avenue NY Offered at: $10,950,000 Beds / Full Baths: 3 / 3.5

    Superbly located on Fifth Avenue's Gold Coast at 67th Street, this full floor, 3 to 4 bedroom apartment has 41 feet on Central Park with panoramic views of the park, Central Park West, and midtown Manhattan. Its extraordinary amenities include a terrace overlooking the park, three exposures, affording glorious sunlight, and an expansive living space with a backdrop of iconic Central Park and city views. This outstanding residence has a private elevator landing opening to a large gallery leading to a 29' living room with fireplace and terrace, a library with built-in bookcases, and a large dining room, providing a gracious and expansive entertaining venue. The gourmet kitchen has a large breakfast area, and adjacent staff room. The large corner master bedroom has a dressing area, walk-in closets and en suite master bath. There are two additional spacious bedrooms with en suite baths. This superb apartment offers a sophisticated lifestyle in an extraordinary Fifth Avenue location.

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  • Prime Fifth Avenue, New York NY Offered at: $9,950,000 Beds / Full Baths: 3 / 4

    Central Park views and majestic views of the iconic Metropolitan Museum, reminiscent of the great monuments of London and Paris, infuse this superb 9-room apartment with 77 ft. along Fifth Avenue’s Gold Coast, with sophisticated elegance.

    One of the most gracious floor plans in the city and impressive in scale, the 30-ft. drawing room, dining room, library and 3 bedrooms are located off of a grand 26-ft. gallery, entered by a private elevator landing, allowing for extraordinary space for superb entertaining and graceful living. Located in a premier limestone Fifth Avenue building by the master architect, Emory Roth, the luxurious layout of the apartment has 5 rooms overlooking Fifth Avenue, including the expansive drawing room, which has a wood burning fireplace, herringbone floor and ceiling height of over 10 ft., the library, a 19-ft. bedroom, the large 22-ft. master bedroom, which also has a fireplace, herringbone floor and ceiling height of over 10 ft., and an en-suite oversized master bath.

    A large kitchen, pantry, 2 staff rooms, and 4 baths complete the layout of the apartment. This exceptional offering presents an opportunity to own a significant residence on Fifth Avenue’s Museum Mile, across from one of the world’s most renowned parks, as well as one of the most celebrated museums with its impressive Beaux Arts limestone façade of pillars and arches, and near superb Upper East Side private schools, offering an unparalleled lifestyle.

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  • 3749 Coventry Lane, Boca Raton FL Offered at: $3,950,000 Beds / Full Baths: 5 / 6

    Located in Boca Raton, Florida, in the 5-star Woodfield Country Club, a circular driveway leads to this superb 7,556 sq. ft. Mediterranean style residence with 5 bedrooms and 6.5 baths, with oversized heated swimming pool and 3 car garage.  Built in 2010 to the highest standards and situated on the edge of a lake surrounded by lovely views, the residence includes a large living room with fireplace and coffered ceiling, dining room, paneled library with fireplace, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and top-of-the-line appliances, family room with entertainment center, onyx powder room, master bedroom suite with his and her bathrooms, and a covered lanau with fireplace overlooking the pool and lake.  A marble staircase and elevator lead to the second floor with 4 bedrooms with custom baths, and a loft with spectacular views.  The estate features crown moldings, solid core doors, 5 zone air conditioning, water filtration system, surround sound, lighting and automation system, impact windows and doors, and a back-up generator. Woodfield Country Club amenities include an 18 hole golf course, 20 court tennis complex, full service spa and salon, 12,000 sq. ft. heated swimming pool, state of the art fitness center and 6 restaurants.

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  • San Leolino 33 Greve Chianti, Florence, IT NA Offered at: 3,500,000 Beds / Full Baths: 4 / 4

    Nestled in the Tuscan hills just 35 minutes from Florence, this enchanting 4 bedroom, 605 sq. m. (6,500 sq. ft.) villa, plus guest cottage, is sublimely located near the hill town of Panzano in Chianti, in the midst of one of Italy’s most beautiful and renowned landscapes and noble wine country, whose romantic and alluring vistas are captured from the villa’s two superb terraces. In mint condition, the entire villa has been beautifully restored with the interiors retaining their century old charm, and include a grand living room with 11’ ceiling and large Tuscan fireplace, an orangerie with floor to ceiling doors leading to the terrace, and which serves as the formal dining room while storing the villa’s lemon trees, a large kitchen, marble baths and an 17th century wine cellar.  The villa has an oversized 72 sq. meters (775 sq. ft.) heated swimming pool, and is surrounded by landscaped gardens supplying flowers, fruits and vegetables, olive trees producing an excellent olive oil, and vineyards creating a fine Chianti Classico Riserva.  This rare property is one of the most romantic and irresistible to be found in this fabled wine country, close to the art cities of Florence, Siena, Lucca and Pisa, just a day’s excursion to the seaside, and Rome is just a superstrada away.

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  • 125 East 70th Street, The Mellon House New York NY Offered at: $43,000,000 Beds / Full Baths: 8 / 10.5

    Paul Mellon, heir to one of America’s great banking fortunes, and his wife, Bunny Mellon, built this extraordinarily beautiful 40’ wide townhouse on a fabled Upper East Side block in 1965. This iconic townhouse, designed in the neoFrench classic style and evoking the charm of the French countryside in the middle of Manhattan, reflected the passions of its owners. Paul Mellon curated his art collection in the library overlooking the exquisite garden with reflecting pool and gazebo, where Bunny Mellon, designer of the White House Rose Garden and friend to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, indulged her love of gardening. The high-ceilinged drawing room and dining room lead to a spectacular terrace, the center of celebratory parties. The townhouse has 5-8 bedrooms, with flexibility for guests, and staff, 8 baths, chef’s kitchen, wine room and elevator. Most rare, however, the house has 3 exposures, affording brilliant sunlight into some of the most beautiful rooms on the Upper East Side.

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  • 118 East 70th Street New York NY Offered at: $25,900,000 Beds / Full Baths: 0 / 0

    Superb Georgian townhouse designed by Trowbridge & Livingston in 1901, on a renowned townhouse block known for its architectural beauty. Extraordinary sun-filled drawing room, one of the most beautiful in New York, formal dining room overlooks romantic south garden, superb library, 5 bedrooms, family room, media room, staff room. Exceptional architectural details include intricate moldings, 11" ceilings, 10 fireplaces, Georgian staircase, floor to ceiling windows. Elevator, CAC. Excellent condition.

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  • 120 East 71st Street New York NY Offered at: $16,900,000 Beds / Full Baths: 5 / 5

    A rare offering on the market, this triple mint Upper East Side townhouse with landscaped garden and terrace, located off Park Avenue in the East 70’s, has undergone a three-year, state-of-the-art renovation and was completely redesigned. The result is an elegant new 5-story, 12 room townhouse with new limestone façade, a 38’ living room with fireplace and 12’ ceiling, 3 wood-burning fireplaces, 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3 powder rooms, Smallbone kitchen with SubZero and Miele appliances, family room, media room, staff room, a 1000 bottle wine storage room, elevator, zoned central air-conditioning, and security system. The master bedroom suite, which has a terrace and huge oversized marble bath, occupies the entire third floor. This historic townhouse, which was built in 1879 and once owned by the Society of Mayflower Descendants is located on one of the loveliest tree-lined streets on the Upper East Side, surrounded by fine architectural facades.

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  • 1 Central Park South New York NY Offered at: $15,000,000 Beds / Full Baths: 3 / 3

    The iconic Plaza Condominium Residences at 1 Central Park South offer one of the most exciting and glamorous lifestyles in New York. Magnificent Central Park views from every room of this mint 3-bedroom apartment with grand scale rooms, huge windows, and 11’ ceilings. An impressive entrance gallery leads to a 23’ living room with herringbone floors, decorative fireplace, 11’ ceilings and large windows overlooking Central Park. The master bedroom suite also has views of Central Park, and a dressing room off the marble double master bath. Two additional bedrooms overlooking Central Park, one of which can be used as a library, have marble baths en suite. The apartment has been beautifully redone including the custom kitchen with Viking and Miele appliances, washer/dryer, zoned central air conditioning, Lutron and audio-visual systems. Apartment 1608, a one-bedroom apartment, is also available as a guest or staff apartment, asking $2,250,000. Access to world class hotel services.

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  • 50 East 89th Street New York NY Offered at: $10,200,000 Beds / Full Baths: 3 / 3.5

    This spectacular duplex penthouse located on the top floors of a 33 story building off Madison Avenue, is surrounded by panoramic views of Manhattan, including Central Park, the reservoir, midtown with the Empire State and Chrysler buildings, and east toward the East River. The approximately 1,450 sq. ft. landscaped wrap terrace was featured in “New York Rooftop Gardens”. The interior was designed by John Barman and includes a dramatic living room/dining room with 12’ ceiling, wood burning fireplace, and glorious views through sliding doors leading to the terrace. The superb Boffi kitchen has Miele, SubZero and Gaggenau appliances. The 3 bedrooms with marble baths en suite include the spacious master bedroom with sweeping south views, double dressing rooms, en suite marble bath with radiant heat floor, and a paneled private office. Amenities include central air, humidifier, and hidden Sonos sound throughout. Exceptional building with fitness center and on-site parking.

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  • 825 Fifth Avenue New York NY Offered at: $7,200,000 Beds / Full Baths: 2 / 2

    Unique and rarely available at 825 Fifth Avenue, this apartment is located in the tower of J.E.R. Carpenter’s prestigious 1927 architectural masterpiece, with lovely private dining room, garden and concierge services, offering the epitome of luxury living in New York. The apartment, which is filled with elegance, charm and beautiful sunlight, has magnificent views of Central Park and the Central Park West skyline, as well as glorious city views. The extraordinary winter garden salon with wood burning fireplace, has French doors opening to a terrace overlooking Fifth Avenue and Central Park. The large, airy master bedroom also has a wood burning fireplace, and French doors opening to the east terrace. The charming second bedroom has grand views of the Central Park West skyline. Both bedrooms have baths en suite. The kitchen, with views of Central Park, completes the apartment. This distinguished building offers hotel-type services affording a most luxurious lifestyle to its residents.

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