Thanks to an impressive inventory—plus guidelines in place to ensure a safe touring experience—if you’re in a position to be thinking about purchasing a new house, this is a good time to consider calling a realtor. To inspire those who might be considering a move (or pique the interest of anyone who simply enjoys looking inside beautiful listings), we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite real estate opportunities here. From a gorgeous abode in San Antonio, Texas, to the ultimate retreat in Hunt Country, Virginia, these unique properties are the definition of “home sweet home.”
San Antonio, Texas
442 Canterbury Hill Street // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Caroline Kuper, 210.240.7809, or Rick Kuper, 210.240.8282, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,682 square feet
Features we love: This gorgeous Terrell Hills home has high ceilings, wood and Travertine floors, and enviable outdoor spaces—including a resort-like pool, covered veranda, and outdoor kitchen. With a gourmet kitchen and stately master suite, plus additional oversized bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, this listing is a must-see.
New Orleans, Louisiana
1117 Eleonore Street // New Orleans, Louisiana // Contact: Lynn Morgan, 504.473.8320
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half bathrooms, 2,944 square feet
Features we love: A classic New Orleans gem, this house is in an ideal Uptown location, within walking distance to Audubon Park and Magazine Street shops and restaurants. Standout features include high ceilings, wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and bookcases, a renovated kitchen, a raised terrace, and a detached office.
Hunt Country, Virginia
19729 Ridgeside Road // Bluemont, Virginia // Contact: June Hambrick, McEnearney Associates, 540.878.8220
The details:10 bedrooms, 8 full and 2 half bathrooms, 10,925 square feet
Features we love: Offering exquisite panoramic views and an expansive lot, this property provides the ultimate opportunity for relaxed living. With hardwood flooring throughout, marble bathrooms, and a lovely kitchen—plus a stable, paddocks, and in-ground pool—this elegant yet comfortable abode is the ultimate Virginia retreat.
2580 Sherwin Road // Columbus, Ohio // Contact: Jane Kessler-Lennox, New Albany Realty Ltd. 614.562.1212
The details: 7 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms, 7,956 square feet
Features we love: Located in Upper Arlington, this home has distinguished architectural details plus a family-friendly design. The spacious estate includes a chef’s kitchen, inviting gathering room, wood-paneled home office, and a lushly landscaped backyard oasis with a large patio, fireplace, bar, and covered “outdoor room.”
1208 Randolph Avenue // Huntsville, Alabama // Contact: Julie Lockwood, Van Valkenburgh & Wilkinson, 256.797.4028
The details: 7 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms, 3,801 square feet
Features we love: This arts and crafts bungalow situated in the heart of downtown Huntsville offers an updated kitchen and bathrooms, a main-level master suite, a walk-in pantry, and wonderful gathering spaces. A large upstairs den with play nook and a spacious fenced-in yard make this listing a family-ready gem.
Raleigh, North Carolina
1512 Consett Court // Raleigh, North Carolina // Contact: Sheri Hagerty, Sotheby’s International Realty, 919.862.6258
The details: 4 bedrooms, 6 full and 1 half bathrooms, 8,667 square feet, 1.34 acres
Features we love: Luxury, comfort, and function converge in this beautiful estate home that boasts a two-story foyer, main-floor master suite, first-floor study with built-ins, a well-appointed kitchen, large family and dining rooms, built-in workstations both upstairs and down, and ample storage. The basement offers plenty of bonuses as well, including a two-tiered theater room, home gym, craft room, and lounging area.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1157 Cedar Point Drive // Virginia Beach, Virginia // Contact: Pixie Russell, 757.617.9941
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 3,892 square feet
Features we love: Nestled in the Bay Colony neighborhood within an easy walk or bike ride to the North End beaches, this Tuscan home is full of special details, including handmade wrought iron lighting fixtures and hand-painted walls and murals by a local artist. Outside, a concrete pool will provide endless hours of refreshing relaxation, while inside a chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances and a welcoming great room await.
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