The summer is the perfect time to scout out your next abode — or finally make that vacation home dream a reality — thanks to ideal weather and all of the alluring properties on the market. Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite Scouted listings, from an Alabama bayfront paradise to a Texas home ideal for entertaining.
San Antonio, Texas
437 Burr Road // San Antonio, Texas // Phyllis Browning Co., 210.844.7743
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,034 square feet, 0.42 acres.
Features we love: Atop a hill in bucolic Terrell Hills, this dream home flows with multiple living spaces and unique accents throughout. There are numerous amenities within, but the multiple French doors leading to the the pool and outdoor living room, complete with a fireplace, are what make this house shine. The two-story guest house with a bedroom and bath on both level provide plenty of space for out-of-town guests.
Triad—Greensboro, Winston-salem, and High Point, North Carolina
306 Woodbine Court // Greensboro, North Carolina // Contact: Tyler Redhead & McAlister Real Estate, 336.274.1717
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 2,920 square feet, 6,534 square feet.
Features we love: We’re charmed by the top notch finishes in this compete renovation. But it’s the dreamy kitchen with a scenic door that opens to a covered back porch, complete with a wood burning fireplace, that got our heart pounding.
Mobile Bay, Alabama
19041 Scenic Highway 98 // Fairhope, Alabama // Contact: Courtney & Morris Real Estate, 251.626.8882
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, 6,832 square feet, 2 acres.
Features we love: This stunning waterfront home on Mobile Bay overlooks a natural sandy beach and boasts a unique pier. The home is updated with modern amenities, but the old bay style with lapped siding, old-fashioned transoms and large pocket doors evokes a simpler time. The guest house with an additional bedroom, bath and kitchen make this the perfect locale for entertaining and weekend getaways.
4108 N. Brentwood Lane // Fayetteville, Arkansas // Contact: Collier & Associates Realty, 479.530.3153
The details: 6 bedrooms, 10 baths, 10,093 square feet, 2.30 acres.
Features we love: This stately home is an entertainer’s dream, with a chef’s kitchen, wet bar, wine bar and two-story library that begs for intimate tête-à-têtes. The fully equipped media room, gym and sauna help create a lovely haven. The secret passageways are sure to delight children and adults alike.
9704 Motter Drive // Athens, Alabama // Contact: Christine Wicks, Keller Williams Realty, 256.656.4463
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 6,700 square feet, 2.5 acres.
Features we love: This lakefront home features stunning views from almost every room and outdoor patios and decks that beg for taking in the breathtaking expanse. The master bedroom’s copper soaking tub and slate tile walk-in shower are the stuff of dreams. Outside, the dock, complete with a party deck and slips for two boats, complete this home.