In our opinion, the peak of summer is the perfect time to house-hunt. There’s just something about the season that makes us particularly attuned to what we want from a property, and the idea of potentially beginning the busy fall season in an abode that perfectly suits our needs—especially now, when working from home and online classes have become part of our regular routines—seems extremely appealing. Here, we’ve rounded up seven must-see listings that have us in a moving state of mind. From a stunning home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to an ideal recreational property in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, enjoy a virtual tour of some truly unique properties.
Charlotte, North Carolina
3710 Selwyn Avenue // Charlotte, North Carolina // Contact: Leigh Cottingham Corso, CottinghamChalk, 704.364.1700
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,700 square feet
Features we love: Beautiful views and soaring ceilings abound in this lovely Myers Park abode. Home buyers who love to entertain will appreciate the 850-bottle wine cellar and spacious chef’s kitchen, as well as the exceptional outdoor living areas (which include a heated saltwater pool). Meanwhile, the luxurious master retreat was made for relaxation.
Northern New Jersey
42 & 43 Joliet Street // Tewksbury Township, New Jersey // Contact: Gerry-Jo Cranmer, 908.400.2346, and John Schott, 973.714.6531, Turpin Realtors
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half bathrooms, 5.5 acres
Features we love: A gated estate set on more than five picturesque acres, Fieldcote includes a five-bedroom Colonial and three-bedroom carriage house, classic gardens, mature boxwoods, and a serene swimming pool. The beautiful setting is further enhanced by views of fields protected by the New Jersey Conservation Foundation.
5420 Clark State Road // Gahanna, Ohio // Contact: Jane Kessler Lennox, New Albany Realty, 855.403.4817
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 6,867 square feet, 47.43 acres
Features we love: This secluded wooded property offers privacy plus close proximity to the airport and nearby Easton. The three-story home includes a two-story great room with a wall of windows, four fireplaces, an eat-in kitchen, beautiful hardwood floors, and custom woodwork. Exterior features include a pond and tennis court.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
610 Greenwood Road // Chapel Hill, North Carolina // Contact: Franklin Street Realty, 919.929.7174
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 4,823 square feet, 4.17 acres
Features we love: A rare opportunity, the Paul Green Estate is a preserved in-town property with a pedigree: After earning a Pulitzer prize for drama in 1927, Green, who was an early activist in the civil rights movement, purchased 200 acres and built his family home at the highest point of his namesake historic Greenwood neighborhood. Today, the property—which is comprised of more than four acres, a guest house, a cottage, and a garage/studio, is ready for its next chapter.
San Antonio, Texas
406 Oakleaf Drive // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Gina Candelario, Kupfer Sotheby’s International Realty, 210.744.8265
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2,280 square feet
Features we love: This thoughtfully updated, move-in ready home in Northridge Park offers an open floor plan, ample natural light, and an inviting patio and pool—plus, a new master split suite with cathedral ceilings and walk-in closet.
Bergen County, New Jersey
33 Jacquelin Avenue // Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey // Contact: Kristin Gildea Fox, Kristin Gildea Fox Real Estate Group with Christie’s International Real Estate, 201.819.4575
The details: 4 bedrooms, 6 full and 1 half bathrooms, 1.04 acres
Features we love: Built in 1890 to serve as a carriage house to an adjacent property, this unique listing was formerly home to seven horse stalls and three carriage bays—features that can still be appreciated today. Transformed into a finished house in 2000, which you can tour virtually via this video, the abode comes complete with a welcoming great room, a custom kitchen, four ensuite bedrooms, and an indoor saltwater pool. A separate guest house in the rear of the property is equipped with a full bathroom, kitchenette, and living space with loft.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
4550 South Runway Road // Jackson, Wyoming // Contact: Barbara Andrews, Andrews2 Real Estate, 307.413.6620
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 3,425 square feet, 8.45 acres
Features we love: An ideal recreational property in a highly desirable neighborhood, Shootin’ Iron Ranches has a quiet stream that runs year-round, Munger Mountain views, and a two-bedroom, 1-bathroom guest house. Horse enthusiasts will particularly appreciate the new buck and rail fencing for horses, hay shed, plentiful pastures, and two separate detached garages with 11 stalls for storage or shop space.