While the first month of the year is often associated with making resolutions related to self-improvement, finding a home that perfectly suits your needs seems like a perfectly valid goal as well. Fortunately, there are a number of properties on the market that would be ideal for anyone seeking a fresh start. From a timeless abode in Memphis, Tennessee, to a one-of-a-kind residence in Aspen, Colorado, take a tour of some of our favorite Scouted real estate listings.
6143 Chapelle Circle West // Memphis, Tennessee // Contact: Judy McClellan, The JudyMac Team Crye-Leike, 901.756.8900
The details: 5 bedrooms, 7 full and one half bathrooms, .29 acres
Features we love: This home comes equipped with a gorgeous contemporary kitchen, a luxurious master suite, plenty of formal and informal living spaces, and beautiful architectural details throughout. Outside, a lovely pool and patio area is perfect for relaxing or entertaining guests alfresco.
Hill Country, Texas
29368 Raintree Ridge // Boerne, Texas // Contact: Caroline Conner Barnes, Phyllis Browning Co., 512.965.4240
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and one half bathrooms, 6,097 square feet, 1.16 acres
Features we love: The outdoor highlights—which include gorgeous gardens, heritage oak trees, a Roman-style pool and spa, a sport court, and an outdoor kitchen—alone are enough to warrant a walk-through of this unique Hill Country, Texas, property. Add a beautiful Mediterranean residence with a private study, a great room with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, and a gourmet kitchen, and you have a truly must-see listing.
581 Kingfisher Lane // Longboat Key, Florida // Contact: Janet Walter, 941.232.2000, and Steve Walter, 941.809.0907, Walter Group Luxury Real Estate, Michael Saunders & Company
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 3,783 square feet, .36 acres
Features we love: Located in Longboat Key Estates, this newly built home was designed to maximize outdoor living, offering direct access to Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway, plus 240-degree views from a private rooftop observation deck. A ground-level pool, spa, and outdoor entertainment area add to the outdoor amenities. Inside, a clean aesthetic and open-concept design give the home a modern, organic feel.
Hunt Country, Virginia
14416 Loyalty Road // Leesburg, Virginia // Contact: Jackie Wynn, McEnearney Associates, 540.454.1452
The details: 5 bedrooms, 8 full and 3 half bathrooms, 12,708 square feet, 17 acres
Features we love: A custom-built stone home with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Melrose Estate offers the very best of indoor and outdoor living. From the wide and welcoming porch to the detailed millwork to “The Barn” housing a regulation half-court basketball court, pitching range, fitness room, and more, this property has it all.
300 Lake Avenue // Aspen, Colorado // Contact: Scott Bayens, Scott Bayens Properties, 970.948.2265
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 partial bathrooms, 5,581 square feet
Features we love: Designed by David Johnston Architecture and featuring interiors by Kristin Dittmar Design, this spectacular home has an open-living layout that extends to a spacious patio with stunning views. Situated in Aspen’s West End neighborhood, the residence is within walking distance to downtown, the Benedict Music Tent, and the Aspen Institute.
San Antonio, Texas
11834 Elmscourt // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Jason Glast, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.386.1833
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 partial bathrooms, 4,349 square feet, .41 acres
Feature we love: With a beautiful master suite, a well-appointed kitchen and wet bar, and a wall of French doors offering lush views, this home is as elegant as it is inviting. Meanwhile, standout exterior features include an expansive covered patio and a beautiful koi pond with water feature.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
4275 Greens Place // Wilson, Wyoming // Contact: Spackmans & Associates, Jackson Hole Sotheby’s International Realty 307.739.8156
The details: 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 7,300 square feet, 1.37 acres
Features we love: With unobstructed views of the Tetons and a lake overlooking the 18th fairway of the Tetons Pines golf course, gorgeous interior and exterior entertaining spaces (including a great room with vaulted ceilings), and a spacious main floor suite, this stone home is an ideal retreat for anyone who appreciates the outdoors. In addition, private guest quarters and an apartment over the garage will make hosting visitors a breeze.