May is an excellent month in which to contemplate a move. The timing is perfect for transition as the school year winds down and the summer months await, and the market is still in its full springtime swing. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of our current listings; from a stylish Tudor in Dallas, Texas, to a historic home just blocks from the square in downtown Bentonville, Arkansas, take a tour of these enticing scouted properties.
8505 Bluebonnet // Dallas, Texas // Contact: Ashley Beane, Allie Beth Allman & Associates, 214.695.9358
The details: 2 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2,333 square feet, .5 acres
Features we love: Classic Tudor architecture opens up to transitional interiors with abundant windows that bring in natural light in this Bluffview remodel. High-end finishes, including designer lighting and museum-quality walls, grace all of the well-appointed interior spaces. While open concept, the home retains a warm, welcoming feeling, perfect for entertaining and bringing the outdoors in. The half-acre lot, with beautifully manicured grounds, has been professionally landscaped and includes over 30 trees, raised vegetable beds, and a fire pit, providing a true oasis in the city.
Saint Louis, Missouri
7395 Stratford Avenue // University City, Missouri // Contact: Stephanie Oliver, Dielmann Sotheby’s International, 314.322.6992
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 2,917 square feet, .15 acres
Features we love: Inspired by historic Maritz & Young architecture that’s the hallmark of the University Hills neighborhood, this new Tudor home by Period Restoration blends historic charm with modern amenities. The 20-foot vaulted living room features hand-hewn beams and arched windows that bring light into the majestic space. The kitchen showcases gorgeous Carrara marble counters and top-of-the-line appliances, as well as a lovely breakfast area.
411 NW A Street // Bentonville, Arkansas // Contact: Midtown Associates, 479.268.5170
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,764 square feet, .4 acres
Features we love: Built in 1896, this historic home sits on a corner lot just four blocks from Downtown Bentonville Square, and comes with a circular drive and three-car attached garage. While maintaining original charm, the home has been remodeled for open-concept living, making it a true gem.
104 Vaughn Road // Nashville, Tennessee // Contact: Grace Clayton, Neal Clayton Realtors, 615.305.1426
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,918 square feet, 2.95 acres
Features we love: The views of this Santa Barbara-style home near Steeplechase are one the first things that stops you in your tracks. Once inside, floor-to-ceiling windows and soaring ceilings welcome you. The first floor features a private master suite that opens onto the pool, and a bonus fourth bedroom over the garage area is perfect for extended guests or in-laws.
424 Paint Rock Road // New Hope, Alabama // Contact: Christine Wicks, Keller Williams Realty, 256.348.3958
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 5,620 square feet, 80 acres
Features we love: A beautiful custom log home is the centerpiece of this gated estate that features a three-car garage, helicopter hangar, and guest house, all within 80 acres of complete privacy. The main home showcases open living spaces, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, a great room with a two-story fireplace, and walls of windows that fill the home with natural light. The screened porch overlooking the property leads to a pool and deck with a covered seating area. Last but not least, the stocked pond is a fisherman’s dream, and there’s ample room for equestrian or hunting pursuits.
Mobile Bay, Alabama
3930 Yester Place Street // Mobile, Alabama // Contact: Courtney & Morris Real Estate, 251.476.8545
The details: 4 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 6,414 square feet
Features we love: Prepare to be wowed by an elegant curved staircase upon entering this estate home in magnificent Yester Place neighborhood, right in the heart of Spring Hill. Downstairs, all rooms flow and interact with the stately pool and patio area, making this the ideal home for family entertaining. The expansive master suite features his and hers bathrooms, a private office, and custom walk-in closets.
26 Quidnet Path // Nantucket, Massachusetts // Contact: J Pepper Frazier Real Estate, 508.228.3202
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms
Features we love: This exceptional rental offers visitors sweeping views of ocean and Sankaty and Sesachacha beaches from sparkling new construction on a secluded road, and the ability to walk to the beach on a private deeded right of way. This open floor plan home has a memorable first floor cathedral great room and master suite, and features wide plank white oak floors throughout. An impressive glass and steel staircase, sophisticated color palette, and many architectural details and design make this a dream getaway. The bath and kitchen finishes lend a modern air to this beach house, which includes an oversized garage, Pebble Tec pool, and lovely stonework and hardscape.
Nothern New Jersey
75 Stewart Road // Millburn, New Jersey // Contact: Lois Schneider Realtor, 908.277.1398
The details: 7 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, 8,000 square feet, 2 acres
Features we love: This grand estate with stunning manicured lawns and gardens located in the heart of Old Short Hills is an absolute stunner. The grand-scale rooms, screened veranda, and front and rear terraces make this home perfect for formal and casual entertaining. The master wing renovation features a luxurious fireside bath that’s a perfect oasis.
5501 Cary Street Road // Richmond, Virginia // Contact: Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate, 804.288.2100
The details: 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 2 half bathrooms, 10,090 square feet, 3 acres
Features we love: Originally built as a hunting lodge, Windemere sits on three acres of land in the city complete with green lawns, a circular driveway, and a Charles Gillette formal garden. The four-story home is filled with gorgeous details, from original oak paneling to arched doorways and more.
19400 N. Park Blvd. // Shaker Heights, Ohio // Contact: Adam Kaufman, Howard Hanna, 216.831.7370
The details: 6 bedrooms, 8 full and 3 half bathrooms
Features we love: This Georgian revival home is one of Cleveland’s most iconic properties. The in-town estate sits on a park-like setting with incredible views and privacy in the heart of Shaker Heights. Inside, formal main rooms, a chef’s kitchen (complete with a hearth room), and an exquisite library round out the first floor. The upstairs features private rooms, highlighted by a luxe master wing with his and hers baths, dressing rooms, and a private library. Outside, enjoy magnificent gardens, stone terraces, an in-ground pool, and expansive lawns ideal for summer entertaining.