On the Market: May 2022 Scouted Listings
As many house hunters can attest, the real estate market is competitive as ever, with homes in many areas going under contract in a matter of hours. But never fear, there are plenty of magnificent 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 a historic villa in Mountain Brook, Alabama, to an urban retreat in Austin, Texas.
704 Hollybriar Lane // Naples, Florida // Contact: Taber Tagliasacchi, Calusa Bay Properties, 239.287.0777
The details: 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5,472 square feet, 7,455 square feet, .50 acres
Features we love: This luxurious retreat in Pelican Bay is outfitted with three living spaces, a chef’s kitchen, and an open floor plan perfect for entertaining. The outdoor great room complete with a kitchen and dining area overlooks a 45-foot pool and 8-foot spa set against lush, tropical landscaping. Private access to three miles of white sand beaches, two beach clubs with dining, an active tennis program, and 27 holes of golf seals the deal.
MOUNTAIN BROOK, ALABAMA
The Wofford Villa–3509 Salisbury Road // Mountain Brook, Alabama // Brooke Wahl, Brooke Wahl Real Estate at ARC Realty, 205.447.1704
The details: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and two half bathrooms, 11,449 square feet
Features we love: Birmingham’s most treasured masterpiece, The Wofford Villa, has been lovingly cared for over the years with modern updates. Its original details such as hand-carved doors, painted murals, original crests, and tray ceiling were all crafted in the 1920s by Italian artisans from Florence. The exquisite dining room, Italian marble throughout, grand staircase, master bedroom, modern kitchen, and extravagant pool and pool house create a once-in-lifetime opportunity not to be missed.
Verano Estate // Austin, Texas // Laura Gottesman, Gottesman Residential Real Estate, 512-451-2422
The details: 4 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms, 3.8 acres
Features we love: This gated estate that abuts a nature preserve offers exceptional privacy with all of the amenities of a resort. An entertainer’s dream with generous spaces for entertaining and relaxing indoors and out, includes an open air pool cabana with a gourmet kitchen, pizza oven, and pool complete with two hot tubs.
4301 E. Cedar Avenue // Denver, Colorado // Ian Wolfe and Chris Bouc, Wolfe-Bouc LIV Sotheby’s, 303-809-3531 and 303-669-4449
The details: 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 11,029 square feet, .41 acres
Features we love: Set against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, this modern estate in the Shangri-La District of Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood blends the feel of a Beverly Hills home with nature-inspired elements to create a unique Colorado esthetic. Custom finishes and bountiful amenities check all the boxes for those seeking approachable luxury.
43 Pool Road // Richards, Texas // Contact: Sam Demel and Steve Sikes, Burt Ladner Real Estate,
The details: 7 bedrooms, 6 and 1 half bathrooms, 9,274 square feet, 100+ acres
Features we love: Between College Station and Huntsville, The Lionsgate Ranch is the perfect location for either a home or a corporate retreat. The residence is magnificent, but the swimming pool, private lake, banquet center, horse barn with stables, and the stunning orchard with apple, orange, peach, pear, pecan, and several other varieties make this ranch an outstanding and unique investment opportunity.
1365 Crest Drive // Joplin, Missouri // Contact: Robin Forbis, Portfolio Sotheby’s International Real Estate, 479.640.1465
The details: 6 bedrooms, 6 and 1 half bathrooms, 11,200 square feet, 3.29 acres
Features we love: Luxury abounds at this custom gated estate where every detail has been considered. From the 18-foot coffered ceilings and opulent Mother of Pearl inlaid heated floors in the master bath to the unique glass walkways and infinity-edge pool with 260 feet of cascading waterfalls, this superb residence is the stuff of dreams.
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
23 Loch Ridge Drive // Greensboro, North Carolina // Melissa Greer, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, 336.337.5233
The details: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms, 7,000+ square feet, .6 acres
Features we love: Sitting at the end of a cul-de-sac with stunning views of Buffalo Lake, this meticulously renovated home opens with a gracious foyer that leads to an open gourmet kitchen and family room. During the colder months the study with a fireplace beckons, while the cozy screened porch is the perfect locale for warm summer evenings.
130 W Landing // Williamsburg, Virginia // John Martin, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin & Fonville Real Estate, 804-928-6292
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 and 4 half bathrooms, 9,660 square feet
Features we love: Situated in Burwell’s Landing of Kingsmill on the 15th hole on Plantation Course, this elegant home has it all. A spacious kitchen with three islands, marble floors throughout, exercise room, three-car garage, and an au pair suite are just a few of the features that make this abode especially flexible for any family’s needs.
111 Pearl Lane // Nicholasville, Kentucky // Whitney Durham, Bluegrass Sotheby’s, 859.268.0099
The details: 3 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,319 square feet
Features we love: From the 1.5 story great room with stone fireplace to recently finished four seasons room, there are plentiful living spaces in this spacious home. Outfitted with smart features, dog wash, and mud rooms, and a luxurious spa-like master bath, it’s designed to meet the lifestyle of a busy family.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS
106 Orle Drive // Little Rock, Arkansas // Jon Underhill Real Estate, 501.868.3444
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 6,889 square feet, .5 acres
Features we love: A grand staircase welcomes all who enter this exceptional residence that seamlessly blends old-world architecture with today’s modern living needs. A family-size kitchen, owner’s suite, guest suite, private office, theater room, exercise room, and second den and theater complete this enticing home.