Just 10 minutes from the main island of Bora Bora, the private island of Motu Tane encompasses approximately 10 acres of sandy beach, tropical foliage and coconut groves all set against a mountainous backdrop. Owned by cosmetics mogul François Nars, Motu Tane consists of traditional thatched-roof Polynesian huts or “fares”, with 22 separate structures. Enjoy 2 luxurious suites comprised of 2,500 square feet, each with a sunken lava bathtub, shower and dressing area, as well as panoramic views onto the garden, the beach, and the main island. Find 9 beach bungalows and 2 suites to accommodate up to 20 guests, a library with museum-quality Polynesian art and artifacts, a photography studio, a chef’s dream kitchen and 2 staff quarters. The great room, encompassing about 2,500 square feet, is perfect for casual gatherings or formal entertaining with an adjacent dining area offering a hidden wet bar and 2 extra large custom-made tables for up to 36 people, all surrounded by the garden. Designed by Christian Liaigre, the rooms feature custom-crafted furniture made from rare tropical wood and natural fabrics, and most bungalows have motorized screens which can bring the outside in and can offer shelter in case of excessive winds or tropical rains.
Bob Hurwitz has been a real estate broker and consultant for over 25 years. He is the Founder & CEO of Hurwitz James Company, established in 1986 and specializing in the marketing and sale of multimillion-dollar estates and luxury residential developments worldwide.
Bob is regularly featured on Extra, NBC Open House, Mansions and Millionaires, and HGTV’s Million Dollar Room, as a top Realtor in Los Angeles dealing with high-profile properties and clients and often called upon in print and television interviews for his expertise in worldwide luxury property buying trends.
He is a consummate negotiator who has lectured to real estate professionals and trained numerous agents on closing techniques, the psychology of buyers and sellers, and transactional problem solving.
Bob’s clients are diverse, ranging from entertainment personalities to foreign sellers and buyers from Asia, Canada, Latin America, India, Europe and the Middle East.
His worldwide listing inventory of trophy properties exceeds $3 Billion in 13 different countries. Because of the nature of his clientele, which includes celebrities, Fortune 500 executives and foreign sellers and buyers, Bob understands the importance of interacting with all the parties’ representatives.
He has multilingual translators on staff, and his extensive experience consulting and negotiating with attorneys and business managers assures a smooth transaction.
Bob exerts extreme discretion in both the number and qualification of agents who work for Hurwitz James due to the nature and exclusivity of the type of properties and clients the company represents.