Summer is the perfect season to scout out your next abode—or finally make your dream vacation home a reality —thanks to ideal weather and all of the beguiling properties on the market. Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite Scouted listings, from a Gulf of Mexico oasis to a Virginia estate with the opportunity to own an entire valley. To find a scouted real estate agent near you, consult The Scout Guide Directory.
1345 Birmingham Highway // Chattanooga, Tennessee // Contact: Linda Brock Homes, 423.364.4663
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,140 square feet, 110 acres
Features we love: Escape the hustle bustle of city life, but maintain your proximity with a 10 minute drive into Chattanooga, with the serenity of this 11o acre farm at the base of iconic Lookout Mountain. In addition to the lovely, classic home, this property also contains two ponds, a pool, greenhouse, stables, and caretaker’s quarters.
The Big Lonely–2205 Big Lonely Lane // Monterey, Virginia // Contact: Murdoch Matheson, Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.296.0134
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 3 half bathrooms, 5,784 square feet, 3,240 acres
Features we love: Fans of Yellowstone will appreciate this once-in-a-lifetime offering, with the opportunity to own an entire valley. Included with this breathtaking property is the manor house, stables, guest house, tenant housing, and indoor riding facility. The future steward of this property will have a true appreciation for the land.
907 West Johanna Street // Austin, Texas // Contact: Nicole Kessler,, Nicole Kessler Group (Compass), 512.657.3939
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2,900 square feet, 0,174 acres
Features we love: Situated on a quiet street in the heart of Bouldin, with incredible walkability for city living, this architectural masterpiece showcases quality at every turn. From the designer kitchen with a walk-in butler’s pantry to the covered outdoor living room, the backyard is ready for the new owner’s custom pool.
Orange Beach, Alabama
26159 and 26157 Marina Road // Orange Beach, Alabama // Contact: Angelo DePaola, The Coastal Connection at eXp Realty, 251.279.0099
The details: 8 bedrooms, 8 full and 2 half bathrooms, 6,120 square feet
Features we love: This beautiful, beachy duplex allows you to enjoy two units in the coveted Orange Beach area. These quaint units are perfect as a vacation rental investment or for bringing your family and friends together on the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you want to enjoy a jaw dropping sunset in the Crows Nest, or a refreshing dip in the saltwater pool, this property has it all.
877 Cool Water Ranch Road // Fredericksburg, Texas // Contact: Justin Cop, Fredericksburg Realty, 830.998.2895
The details: 2 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,003 square feet, 8.17 acres
Features we love: Located on over eight acres, and nestled in the heart of the Hill Country, this four-structure property uniquely combines farmhouse and traditional styles. With features like Carrera marble countertops, concrete floors, California closets, and a beautiful limestone fireplace, the interior of the home is just as breathtaking as the views that encompass it.
1312 Casey Key Road // Nokomis, Florida // Contact: Valerie Dall’Acqua, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, 941.445.7295
The details: 6 bedrooms, 7 full and 1 half bathrooms, 11,785 square feet, .94 acres
Features we love: This breathtaking, one-of-a-kind property sits in between Sarasota’s Blackburn Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Blending Old World charm with modern luxuries, this seaside oasis is complete with an infinity pool, boat and kayak lifts, a private sauna, and 100 feet of private beachfront access. Water-front views surround this home in this paradise-on-Earth.
5210 N Camino Real // Tucson, Arizona // Contact: Marta Harvey, Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty, 520.906.0367
The details: 6 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 3,967 square feet, 3 acres
Features we love: A tranquil front courtyard fountain and fireplace set the tone for this unique, gated home. The interiors are unmatched, but the outdoor spaces are truly captivating, with a family room overlooking the mountains and an enticing backyard complete with a large pool and a professionally landscaped yard offering plenty of shade.
Saint Louis, Missouri
570 West Monroe // Saint Louis, Missouri // Contact: Dielmann Sotheby’s, 314.725.0009
The details: 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half bathrooms, 4,161 square feet, .88 acres
Features we love: Look no farther if a contemporary full-custom home is on your list. Every detail has been thought out by the previous owners, from the kitchen’s stunning custom cabinetry to the floor to ceiling windows and white oak flooring. The lower-level mother-in-law suite, complete with a kitchen and private entrance, and 470 bottle wine cellar seal the deal.
San Antonio, Texas
442 Canterbury Hill Street // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Caroline Kuper, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, 210.240.7809
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,682 square feet, .24 acres
Features we love: Nestled in the coveted Terrell Hills neighborhood, this urban sanctuary stuns at every turn. Arresting details abound, from the Travertine floors to the copper bar counter and 732 bottle wine room. Outside, the resort-like pool area transports you to a tropical oasis, making this residence the perfect place to beat the Texas summer heat.
3212 E Broken Spear // Kamas, Utah // Contact: Gretchen Hudgens, Engel and Volkers, 435.901.1015
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 5,221 square feet, .8 acres
Features we love: Summer evenings were made for this residence, with breathtaking views of the Unitas Mountains and Deer Valley, and action on the 11th tee. The living space is adorned with high ceilings, and complete with a loft overlooking the space. The walk-out, multi basement is perfect for entertaining with a pool table, shuffleboard, and more.
Little Rock, Arkansas
62 Carmel Drive // Little Rock, Arkansas // Contact: Brandy Harp, Principal Broker, 501.580.4277
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 6,260 square feet, 1.02 acres
Features we love: This timeless home with modern renovations sits on one acre of the Pleasant Valley Country Club Golf Course. The fabulous archways and French doors invite you to the outdoor patio overlooking a luscious garden area and the golf course. The spacious kitchen opens to a breakfast area complete with its own fireplace. High-end appliances and spacious living areas make this home perfect for entertaining and family living.
2733 Quail Run Road // Jackson, Mississippi // Contact: Thad Irby, Charlotte Smith Real Estate, 601.214.0270
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half bathrooms, 10,211 square feet, 1.2 acres
Features we love: A beautifully manicured front lawn invites you into this stunning home in Eastover. Upon entry, you are greeted with gorgeous wood floors that run throughout the home, and an exquisite staircase. The outdoor patio features a covered and uncovered area, with reclaimed slate tile from the French Quarter of New Orleans. The spaciousness and natural light make this home inviting to everyone who enters.
214 Forest Trail // Nicholasville, Kentucky // Contact: Whitney Durham, Bluegrass Sotheby’s, 859.983.9500
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 3 half bathrooms, 4,965 square feet, 1 acre
Features we love: Those seeking an architecturally and aesthetically pleasing home will find it in spades with this Equestrian Woods residence. From abundant natural light to a flowing floor plan, this comforting home checks all the boxes. The standout backyard is the perfect playground for children and adults alike, complete with a large pool, grill area, fire pit, and a covered outdoor seating area.
17829 Lake Road // Lakewood, Ohio // Contact: Kim Crane, The Kim Crane Group-Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, 440.652.3002
The details: 6 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Features we love: Those seeking classic charm will find it in this Clifton Park all brick colonial built in 1916. Superb craftsmanship and finishes are found throughout with 10-foot ceilings, beautiful moldings and millwork, hardwood floors, and lead glass details, and coffered ceiling. The home is up to date with a modern kitchen and recent renovation that perfectly integrated the family room into the character of this stunning residence.