As many house hunters can attest, the real estate market is extremely competitive at the moment, with homes in certain areas sometimes selling in a matter of hours. Still, there are plenty of exquisite abodes to be found across the country, whether you’re looking for a new family home to suit your needs or a vacation property where you can relax and unwind. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of our editors’ favorite current Scouted listings, from historic estate in Asheville, North Carolina, to rustic retreat in Park City, Utah.
Asheville, North Carolina
86 Edgemont Road // Asheville, North Carolina // Contact: Holly Martin, Premier Properties, Sotheby’s International Realty, 828.768.3282
The details: 12 bedrooms, 12 full and 1 half bathrooms, 8,256 square feet, 0.73 acres
Features we love: An impressive estate boasting 12 bedrooms, this sizable home built circa 1909 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With incredible details and room to spare, it has served as a personal residence, school, and luxurious bed and breakfast.
9816 Brooks Hall Place // Richmond, Virginia // Contact: Sharon Ligon, The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty, 804.338.0501
The details: 6 bedrooms, 7 full and 1 half bathrooms, 7,433 square feet, 0.83 acres
Features we love: Picturesque and private, this stunning Colonial sits at the end of cul de sac that backs to a wooded creek. A home not lacking in curb appeal, the classic architecture of this custom home features a lovely portico with Juliet balcony and dormer windows. Inside, upgraded design elements are found throughout, including arched doorways, vaulted ceilings, crown and picture molding, and more. A mudroom, two laundry rooms, and plenty of storage make this an excellent family abode.
Saint Louis, Missouri
30 Bellerive Country Club Grounds Drive // Town and Country, Missouri // Contact: Alexandra Thornhill, Sotheby’s International Realty, 314.239.4993
The details: 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 9,313 square feet, 1.77 acres
Features we love: Made for entertaining, this stunning home with an open floor plan features a top-of-the-line kitchen, wine rack wall, and indoor/outdoor serving window. The first floor primary suite is a true haven with a spa-like bathroom, but the crown jewel is the phenomenal outdoor oasis with a 40-foot pool, electronic cover, covered entertaining area, fireplace, turf putting green, fire pit, and custom water feature wall with gas fire bowls.
7 South Sechrest Circle // Rogers, Arkansas // Contact: Kristen Boozman, Portfolio Sotheby’s International Realty, 479.273.6697
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 8,200 square feet, .37 acres
Features we love: Located in Pinnacle Country Club this golf course, this prime property has breathtaking panoramic views, plus enviable details, including Calacatta quartz and Carrara marble countertops, Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, designer lighting, and dome and barrel ceilings. Perfect for outdoor entertaining, the limestone terrace has a grilling kitchen, stone arbor, and elevated saltwater fitness pool with two fountains.
3743 Casey Key Road // Nokomis, Florida // Valerie Dall’Acqua, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, 941.445.7295
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1,753 square feet, 0.56 acres
Features we love: A beachfront oasis directly on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico set in coveted Casey Key, the ranch-style floor plan of this property epitomizes Florida living. Owners will enjoy stepping outside to enjoy the lanai, private pool, and sweeping ocean views, as well as the proximity to golf, marinas, restaurants, and shopping.
862 Stevens Road // Troutville, Virginia // Contact: Conor Murray, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.964.7100
The details: 3 bedrooms, 4 full and 3 half bathrooms, 7,963 square feet, 46.73 acres
Features we love: This alluring French Chateau-style custom-built house sits on 46-plus acres of pastoral countryside. With an expansive stone patio overlooking a five-acre pond and 180 degrees of unobstructed views, the home also features an upgraded copper roof, reclaimed timber beams, a gourmet kitchen, and wet bar.
1125 Bridlewood Lane // Lexington, Kentucky // Whitney Durham, Bluegrass Sotheby’s, 859.983.9500
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half bathrooms, 11,351 square feet, 9.81 acres
Features we love: You’re greeted by a gated entry and shady, tree-lined driveway as you approach this stunning Georgian style mansion. An impressive two-story foyer leads into a massive great room. The kitchen, with multiple built-in Subzero refrigerators, Thermador oven and gas range are a chef’s dream. The first floor primary suite features pool access and a sumptuously appointed bathroom. The downstairs colossal rec room and bonus room round out this impressive property.
3816 Austill Lane // Mobile, Alabama // Contact: Rhen Druhan, LLB&B Inc. Real Estate, 251.300.0321
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 6,845 square feet, 2.7 acres
Features we love: Situated in the highly desirable neighborhood of Spring Hill, just west of downtown Mobile, this custom home was thoughtfully designed from start to finish. Inside, a grand two-level entryway, expansive master bath, high-end finishes, and spacious rooms combine for a luxurious yet comfortable feel, while outdoor amenities include a perfectly manicured lawn with a resort-like pool, basketball court, and outdoor covered dining area.
San Antonio, Texas
20115 Messina // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Elizabeth Priest, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.687.9446
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 and 1 half bathrooms, 3,863 square feet, 1.46 acres
Features we love: Built with entertainment in mind, this custom home features an open floor plan and epicurean kitchen. Outdoors, a negative edge pool is the optimal spot to take in sunset views, while an expansive covered patio, multiple outdoor entertaining areas, lush landscaping, custom outdoor lighting and speakers, and cabana will delight guests. Meanwhile, a luxurious master suite and a nearby study on the main level provide a welcome oasis of calm.
Park City, Utah
2251 Morning Star Drive // Park City, Utah // Contact: Molly Crosswhite, Summit Sotheby’s International Realty, 800.641.1884
The details: 5 bedrooms, 7 full and 1 half bathrooms, 8,287 square feet, .27 acres
Features we love: Sited on the Park City golf course, the attention to detail and natural elements—from elegant copper downspouts to reclaimed Wisconsin barn wood siding with hand-hewn-style posts and beams inside and out—make this home shine. Other standout features include the glass-enclosed main level living room that opens onto an aspen grove overlooking the golf course with ski run views beyond and the lower “entertainment” level that feels like a second home with another kitchen, spacious living room, and three adjacent guest suites just steps away from a private hot tub tucked into a handcrafted stone and wood grotto.
Hill Country, Texas
25018 Miranda Ridge // Boerne, Texas // Contact: Kristin Miller, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.325.5156
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 and 1 half bathrooms, 5,449 square feet, 2.06 acres
Features we love: Situated on over two acres atop one of the highest peaks in Anaqua Springs, this residence features magazine-worthy architectural details, including mesquite hardwood floors and a striking hand-built floating staircase. A gourmet kitchen, lovely family room with floor-to-ceiling limestone fireplace, craft room, media room, and game room provide spaces every member of the family can embrace, while formal and casual dining areas offer entertaining flexibility. In addition, the lushly landscaped grounds feature a heated cabana, infinity pool with spa and water slide, and multiple covered and open patios ideal for relaxing and enjoying gorgeous Hill Country days and nights.
17320 Blackwell Road // Covington, Louisiana // Contact: Jennifer Rice, Berkshire Hathaway Realty, 985.892.1478
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 4 half bathrooms, 13, 692 square feet, 60 acres
Features we love: Located on 60 oak-filled acres and overlooking a large lake, this home offers opulent details, a deep front porch, generous galleries, and window walls. Not to be missed is the gourmet kitchen and authentic Star Wars movie theater and music room, complete with a stage. The restored three-bedroom guest house and six-stall barn round out this impressive property.