French magazine editor buys Miami Beach mansion for $12M

Jean Pierre Cohen, the editor-in-chief of French luxury real estate magazine Residence Immobilier, paid $11.69 million for a waterfront mansion in Miami Beach. 

One Sotheby’s International Realty represented both side in the sale of the 7,961-square-foot home at 1374 S. Venetian Way, on San Marco Island. Roy Benmeir and Rachel Benmeir worked with the buyer, and Allan Kleer and Fabian Garcia-Diaz listed the property. The seller was the Gerald H. Goldfarb Family Loan Term Trust.  

The price equated to $1,468 a square foot. 

It last traded for $6.4 million in 2013. 

The home was built on the 10,500-square-foot site in 2006, but was renovated in 2015 by architects Choeff, Levy and Fishman. It has seven bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, a theater, rooftop pool with a glass wall and underwater speakers, a dock, a hammam, a sauna and a 12-person Jacuzzi.