May’s temperate weather coupled with lush and flowering landscapes make it an especially lovely time to tour prospective new homes. Buyers and sellers alike seem to sense the opportunity, as there are a multitude of enticing properties on the market right now worth touring. From a modern gem in Williamsburg, Virginia, to a quintessential farm in Lexington, Kentucky, here are some of our favorite current Scouted real estate listings.
St. Louis, Missouri
33 Brentmoor Park // Clayton, Missouri // Contact: Stephanie Oliver (314.322.6992) and Ted Wight (314.607.5555), Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 10,200 square feet, 1.7 acres.
Features we love: This incredible estate exudes craftsmanship and style. Incredible features throughout include a Paris-imported paneled sitting room and a world-class wine cellar, plus a pool house inspired by Queen Victoria’s Brighton Pavilion.
3975 Lemons Mill Pike // Lexington, Kentucky // Contact: Whitney Durham, Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty, 859.983.9500
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,360 square feet, 15 acres.
Features we love: Situated in the middle of horse country, Cherry Knoll Farm presents the chance to own a historic property that’s been extensively renovated for modern times. Equestrians will appreciate the horse paddocks, 2-stall barn, and outdoor arena, and entertainers will take advantage of the pool and patio. A second-story covered porch is the perfect place to take in the view, while the stunning master suite offers a luxurious area in which to relax.
1668 John Tyler Highway // Williamsburg, Virginia // Contact: John Martin, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3,000 square feet, 10 acres.
Features we love: This W.G. Clark-designed modern home is a work of art located just minutes from the heart of Williamsburg. In addition to floor-to-ceiling bronze windows, maple wood cabinets and flooring, top-of-the-line appliances, and custom built-ins, the property includes 600 feet of frontage on Gordon’s Creek and offers easy access to the James River.
1257 Mariola Court // Coral Gables, Florida // Contact: Ashley Cusack, EWM Realtors, 305.798.8685
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 6,527 square feet.
Features we love: The views of the Biltmore Golf Course and Hotel alone make this property a special opportunity. Add in details like plaster moldings and refined millwork and amenities like a sanctuary-like master suite and eat-in chef’s kitchen and you have a must-see listing in the Miami area.
Little Rock, Arkansas
78 Sologne Circle // Little Rock, Arkansas // Contact: Brandy Harp, Jon Underhill Real Estate, 501.868.3444
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 5,728 square feet.
Features we love: This custom-built home offers elegance and comfort thanks to a mix of formal and informal entertaining spaces. A covered porch, pool, and hot tub provide perfect outdoor lounging areas, while indoors a great room and media room with a projector, screen, and theater seating are ideal for hosting visitors or having a cozy night in.
Old Oaks // Glasgow, Virginia // Contact: Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.296.0134
The details: 3 bedrooms, 4 full and one half bathrooms, 4,234 square feet, 179 acres.
Features we love: Located 15 minutes south of Lexington, Virginia, Old Oaks consists of four structures—a main house, guest house, office/studio, and small home—situated on 179 acres. The elegant main house boasts elements anyone would covet in a country estate, including a covered porch with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, an inviting sunroom off the kitchen, a main-level master suite, and stone fireplaces in the living room and library.
San Antonio, Texas
50 High Crescent // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Phyllis Browning, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.844.7743
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 full and one half bathrooms, 8,035 square feet.
Features we love: High ceilings and white stone floors add elegance to this estate located in The Dominion. Outside, manicured grounds, a pool, cabana, covered patio with outdoor kitchen, and putting green provide plenty of places in which to relax and play, while inside spaces including an expansive family room and elegant formal rooms offer ideal areas in which to gather.
39 Tennessee Avenue // Madaket, Massachusetts // Contact: Fisher Real Estate, 508.228.4407
The details: 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, .67 acres.
Features we love: With three floors of living spaces, six en-suite bedrooms, and an ideal location right off the water, this open and light-filled Nantucket home is a perfect family retreat. Designed for maximum enjoyment of the indoors and out, the property, which has gorgeous ocean and creek views, also includes a studio that’s ideal for entertaining, as well as a private dock, outdoor decks, and fire pit.
912 Harbor Pointe Way // Knoxville, Tennessee // Contact: Sharon Bailey, Realty Executives Associates, 1.800.786.9290
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 5,288 square feet.
Features we love: This three-story home is ideal for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors, thanks to a pool and spa, boat dock, and deck with a lake view. In addition, practical features include ample space and storage opportunities.