The end of summer tends to feel like a major transition, with routines often undergoing a significant shift and days getting increasingly shorter. With our mindsets already in change mode, it might seem natural to think about a move, whether that means finding a new home nearby that better suits your needs, a relocation to another region, or purchasing a place where you can get away. Regardless of why you might be scouting a new abode, this roundup of unique listings that are currently on the market is sure to spark your interest. From a beautiful Palm Beach residence to an expansive Texas Hill Country ranch, take a tour of these truly enticing properties.
Palm Beach, Florida
95 Middle Road // Palm Beach, Florida // Contact: Suzanne Frisbie, The Corcoran Group, 561.373.0941
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, .49 acres
Features we love: Magnificently built incorporating the finest materials and craftsmanship, this French Contemporary home is absolutely sublime. The indoor and outdoor spaces flow seamlessly with multiple opportunities to walk out to the covered loggia, al fresco dining area, or onto open balconies. Light streams throughout this stunning abode, with views to its gorgeous negative edge pool and manicured gardens.
Backbone Ridge Ranch // Wimberley, Texas // Contact: Nicole Kessler, Nicole Kessler Group, 706.461.3454
The details: 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,369 square feet, 96.94 acres
Features we love: A private hillside paradise, this iconic estate is a mix of dramatic vistas, golden meadows, seasonal flowing water, and breathtaking ridge lines. The Austin limestone used throughout the home was quarried on site, and stunning details abound throughout, from the Verde marble waterfall oversized island to the Bain Ultra soaking tub. Floor-to-ceiling limestone fireplaces and glass walls connecting the interior and exterior take full advantage of the surrounding environment and views.
637 West Clover Drive // Memphis, Tennessee // Contact: Judy McClellan and the JudyMac Team with Crye-Leike Realtors, 901.277.5839
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 7,500 square feet, .99 acres
Features we love: At this English manor home located in one of East Memphis’s most sought-after neighborhoods, the interior and exterior appointments set the standard in design, quality, and rich architectural details. Show-stopping spaces include the grand foyer with a cantilevered staircase, great room with 32-foot vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, chef’s Viking kitchen, master suite with dual baths, entertainment suite, and outdoor spaces including a cooking porch, pool, and spa.
Round Hill Farm // Earlysville, Virginia // Contact: Loring Woodriff Real Estate Associates, 434.977.4005
The details: 5 bedrooms, 7 full and1 half bathrooms, 10,949 square feet, 120.41 acres
Features we love: A country estate fronting the Rivanna reservoir, Round Hill Farm features a lovingly restored c. 1940 brick home. With an ideal balance of entertaining areas and casual spaces, it’s well-suited to today’s open floor plan living. Plus, the lovely pool showcases staggering Blue Ridge views.
James City County, Virginia
2513 Sanctuary Drive // James City County, Virginia // Contact:John Martin, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate, 757.870.2893
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,082 square feet
Features we love: This well appointed and fully renovated custom white-painted brick home is tucked away on a sanctuary backing up to green space in Governor’s Land in Williamsburg, Virginia. The inviting sunroom, expansive living room with vaulted ceilings, and downstairs primary suite make this an ideal family home. Adding to the enjoyment and beauty, the outdoor stamped concrete patio with canvas rollout awning is accessible through multiple interior doors.
Little Rock, Arkansas
21 Spring Valley Lane // Little Rock, Arkansas // Contact: Brandy Harp, Jon Underhill Real Estate, 501.580.4277
The details: 5 bedrooms, 7 four and 1 half bathrooms, 7,508 square feet, .79 acres
Features we love: This elegant home in the gated subdivision of Valley Falls Estates showcases the finest materials, finishes, and millwork. With a sweeping staircase, two-story great room, large windows, chef’s kitchen, and wine cellar, there is no detail overlooked. Outside, the gorgeous pool, covered porch with a Wolf grill, wood burning fireplace, and beautiful views complete this urban oasis.
25026 Caliza Cove // Boerne, Texas // Contact: Debra Janes, Phyllis Browning Co. Real Estate, 210.573.4040
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 and 1 half bathrooms, 4,696 square feet, 1.05 acres
Features we love: Nestled in the quiet Texas Hill Country, this stunning contemporary estate is situated in a cul de sac in Anaqua Springs Ranch. This premier estate has an abundance of natural light and offers an inviting open-concept interior with a generous family room with soaring ceilings and a chef’s kitchen with a large granite island and breakfast bar. A spacious master suite is complete with a spa-like bath boasting a grand walk-in shower, soaking tub, and dual separate vanities. The luxurious resort-style pool and spa comes complete with ledge loungers and relaxing water features.
Greenville, South Carolina
39 Collins Ridge Drive // Greenville, South Carolina // Contact: Blair Miller, Wilson Associates, 864.430.7708
The details: 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms, 5,200 square feet
Features we love: This desirable Collins Creek neighborhood home located on a cul-de-sac boasts a circular drive and attached two-car garage, abundant natural light throughout, and custom cabinetry and built-ins. The kitchen is a cook and entertainer’s dream with a center island, double ovens, a dumbwaiter, a gas cooktop, and a wine fridge.
Winter Park, Florida
2219 Azalea Place // Winter Park, Florida // Contact: Allison Hunter, Luxe Real Estate Co., 407.221.4669
The details: 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms, 6.684 square feet
Features we love: Sited on a lagoon that feeds into Lake Maitland and the Chain of Lakes, this lavish estate features architectural elements throughout. Special features include a beautiful spiral staircase, two wine cellars, a floor-to-ceiling gas fireplace, and chef’s kitchen. Outdoors, enjoy a large covered lanai and summer kitchen, pool, and private boat dock with a lift, offering quick access to Lake Maitland and all the Chain of Lakes has to offer.
Nicholas Hills, Oklahoma
1711 Huntington Avenue // Nicholas Hills, Oklahoma //Lauren Toppins, Cherrywood Real Estate, 405.768.3468
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,238 square feet, .319 acres
Features we love: Located off of Grand Avenue and with access to Kite Park, this home has the ideal layout for family and guests. The primary bedroom is situated downstairs, while three oversized guest suites, each with their own private bath, are on the upper level. Wired for sound and smart home capabilities, this light-filled treasure boats 12-foot ceilings, bespoke trim, and hardwood floors throughout.
300 Elton Darby Road // Florence, Alabama // Contact: InTown Partners Real Estate, Nicole Hartenbach, 256.348.3958
The details: 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 3 half bathrooms, 11,198 square feet, 6.47 acres
Features we love: This exclusive and ultra-private mid-century modern Lake Wilson lakefront home is perched on an elevated point surrounded on both sides by an expansive slough. The private approach bordered by Elder Cypress gives way to expansive carports, a glass-enclosed greenhouse, and a swimming pool. Inside, amenities at this impressive lake house retreat include two large kitchens, a conservatory, and an indoor Koi pond.
440 Fayette Park // Lexington, Kentucky // Contact: Whitney Durham, Bluegrass Sotheby’s International Realty, 859.268.0099
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,275 square feet
Features we love: Situated in Fayette Park, this historic estate features 1900s architecture adorned with leaded and stained glass windows, lion and torch appliqués, sumptuous corbels, dental molding, and limestone lintels. While evoking a bygone era, the interior is fully renovated with a new kitchen, chic wet bar, primary suite complete with a marble tile shower and oversized walk-in closet, and a third level ready for play with a bunk room, climbing wall, and full bath. The board and batten garage includes a modern studio with a bedroom and kitchen that’s perfect for guests.
San Antonio, Texas
117 Geneseo Road // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Phyllis Browning, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.844.7743
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,595 square feet
Features we love: This historic Tudor-style home with incredible finishes is situated in prestigious Terrell Hills, located in the excellent Alamo Heights school district. With high ceilings and plentiful windows throughout, the interior is light and open. Designed for easy living, the generous family room showcases an excellent fireplace and a built-in entertainment center. Continuing into the open-concept interior, the gourmet kitchen boasts a large island, Carrara marble counters, custom cabinetry, and high-end appliances. A spacious primary suite comprises outside access, a large personalized closet, and a luxurious marble spa bath with a soaking tub, walk-in shower, and separate dual vanities.
Teton Village, Wyoming
7680 North Granite Loop Rd, #877 // Teton Village, Wyoming // Contact: Caroline Carpenter, Jackson Hole Real Estate, 307.226.0220
The details: 3 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 3,826 square feet, .03 acres
Features we love: Combining the best of Four Seasons service and outstanding amenities, this slope-side private residence at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers the epitome of luxury. Owners enjoy private access directly to skiing in the winter and hiking/biking in the summer from this spacious condominium that features a gourmet kitchen, three en-suite bedrooms, an extra sleeping loft, a private hot tub, a large stone fireplace, a private parking garage, and a spacious mudroom.