Spring is traditionally considered the peak season for real estate, and just a week into February, the market is already heating up. Here, we’ve rounded up a variety of properties currently on the market for those who might want to get a jump-start on their home search. From a gracious Tudor estate in San Antonio, Texas, to a historic mansion in Wilmington, North Carolina, take a tour of some of our favorite scouted listings.
San Antonio, Texas
220 West Elsmere Place // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Lynn A. Boyd III, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.863.5758
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,328 square feet.
Features we love: This elegant Tudor estate includes an updated kitchen, spacious master suite, and welcoming entryway. In addition, a gorgeous pool, spa, and back patio ensure that future owners will spend plenty of time enjoying the outdoors.
7120 Mira Flores Avenue // Coral Gables, Florida // Contact: Lani Kahn Drody, Lowell International Realty, 305.520.5420
The details: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,176 square feet.
Features we love: No detail was overlooked in this Cocoplum estate that includes designer finishes throughout. The elegant interior boasts stylish and sophisticated living areas, an ample kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, and a luxurious master suite; exterior features include an inviting pool and a private backyard.
Wilmington, North Carolina
400 South Front Street // Wilmington, North Carolina // Contact: Jessica Edwards, The Carolinas Finest, 910.202.2844
The details: 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms, 12,471 square feet.
Features we love: Built in 1825, the Governor Dudley Mansion was home to North Carolina’s first elected governor. Along with original details (and modern amenities), it also comes with views of the Cape Fear River, a grand entrance hall, and three main living floors.
Hill Country, Texas
1909 Ranch // Mason County, Texas // Contact: Justin Cop, Fredericksburg Realty, 830.998.2895
The details: 3 bedrooms, 3 full and one half bathrooms, 5,000+ square feet, 200 acres.
Features we love: Floor-to-ceiling windows offer 30-mile views at this contemporary residence located on 200 acres just 25 minutes from Fredericksburg. In addition to spectacular sight lines, the modern structure features beautiful high-end finishes throughout, and the ranch property includes the original early 1900s homestead, live oaks, and abundant water.
768 Fort Hill Drive // Pamplin, Virginia // Contact: John Martin, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate, 757.870.2893
The details: 8 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 7,284 square feet, 288 acres.
Features we love: 200-year-old Fort Hill is a rare opportunity to own a historic property abundant with natural beauty just minutes from Hampden-Sydney College. Standout features include the brick Georgian-style residence, fifty hunting blinds, open fields, and an established pond with fish and waterfowl.
Asheville, North Carolina
400 Sunrise Summit // Asheville, North Carolina // Contact: Jude Welsh, Carolina Mountain Sales, 828.712.2552
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,634 square feet.
Features we love: This property offers excellent mountain views plus easy access to downtown Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Located in a quiet yet friendly neighborhood, the house has an expansive living room with large windows and inviting light-filled spaces, as well as porches and decks ideal for enjoying the beautiful setting.
13380 Waterside Court // Malakoff, Texas // Contact: Michelle Wood and Amy Detwiler, Compass, 214.536.8680
The details: 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms, 5,356 square feet.
Features we love: With indoor-outdoor entertaining spaces, a private pool, and a dock, this custom home situated on more than an acre of lakefront property approximately one hour from Dallas is ideal for buyers seeking a retreat where they can relax and entertain. Located in the exclusive Long Cove community on Cedar Creek Lake, it also comes complete with amenities, including housekeeping and lawn service, a full clubhouse, a golf course and putting green, hiking and biking trails, fishing, and more.
8231 Natures Way // Williamsburg, Virginia // Contact: Stephen Abbitt, Abbitt Realty Company, 757.223.7478
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,370 square feet, 4.64 acres.
Features we love: This welcoming abode has a gourmet kitchen, luxurious master suite, and enviable functional spaces (including a large laundry room off the kitchen). In addition, a first-floor guest suite with a living area, bedroom, and separate kitchen is ideal for long-term visitors.
15205 North McFarland Creek Road // Boise, Idaho // Contact: Jenn Weiss, Legacy Real Estate Co., 208.404.6261
The details: 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6,198 square feet, 20.28 acres.
Features we love: This 20-acre horse property located in the Boise foothills just minutes from downtown includes elegant interior finishes and a chef’s kitchen. Lovely outdoor sitting areas are perfect for entertaining, while fully renovated mother-in-law quarters over the garage are ready to welcome houseguests.
Greensboro, North Carolina
3005 Duffield Drive // Greensboro, North Carolina // Contact: John Nosek, Allen Tate Realtors, 336.404.7433
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms, .56 acres.
Features we love: Located on the fifth fairway of the Starmount Country Club golf course, this fully remodeled home includes a master suite complete with a two-story master closet. Entertainers will appreciate the catering kitchen situated in the laundry room, as well as spacious rooms in which to gather.