With shorter days and the upcoming holidays, November doesn’t always seem like the ideal time to scout out a new home. But with more time spent in our spaces, and yearning for a bit more square footage, or simply a change of scenery, it’s actually the perfect time to check out the real estate market. Here, we’ve rounded up plenty of tempting options, whether you’re interested in investing in a vacation home or relocating to a new main residence. Consider a luxe condo in Chattanooga, chef’s paradise in Arkansas, or the perfect family home in a coveted Denver neighborhood as your next address.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7232 Adelia Lane // Baton Rouge, Louisiana // Contact: Jewel Centanni, Burns & Co. Realtors, 225.752.3100
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathroom, 4,291 square feet
Features we love: This breathtaking home is inspired by Provincial architecture yet still offers all of the conveniences of modern amenities. The property boasts many custom upgrades, and a few of the special features include a gourmet kitchen with service area, a master suite with a library, two covered porches, a cedar shake roof, and a secondary master suite.
Raleigh, North Carolina
440 Devin Drive // White Oak, North Carolina // Contact: Sheri Hagerty, Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby’s International Realty, 919.862.6258
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathroom, 11,218 square feet, 350 acres
Features we love: The famed Butler Farm, known for its world-class Arabian horse facilities, includes a stately custom main residence and a 64-stall, state-of-the-art brick and block barn. The facility is comprised of a breeding operation, training center with offices, living quarters above the main barn, and several other well-thought-out structures.
5506 Melshire Drive // Dallas, Texas // Contact: Kyle Brinkley, Brinkley Property Group, 214.912.4434
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, 4,922 square feet
Features we love: The transitional architecture on this new construction home on a quiet .40 acre corner lot in Preston Hollow makes it a rare find. Clean lines and an abundance of natural light showcase the high-end designer finishes that include museum finished walls, rift cut white oak cabinetry, beamed ceilings, and more. The thoroughly modern kitchen is equipped with everything needed to entertain large gatherings. The first floor master suite with sitting area, free standing tub, and amazing closet create a welcome respite from everyday stress.
4 West Vintage Point // Rogers, Arkansas // Contact: Lauren Boozman Northey, Portfolio Sotheby’s International Realty, 479.899.8204
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathroom, 4,8887 square feet, .78 acres
Features we love: This contemporary style home is situated on a gorgeous sprawling lot overlooking the 12th hole and water vista of Pinnacle Country Club. The main level open floor plan boasts window walls, a chef’s kitchen with a butler’s pantry, and two inviting living areas. The private quarters feature an elegant master suite with a sitting room and luxurious bath. Step outside to enjoy a screened-in porch with fireplace, private pool, and multi-level outdoor living areas.
1500 Stanford Avenue // Cherry Hills Village, Colorado // Contact: Ian Wolfe, Wolfe-Bouc Realty, 303.809.3531
The details: 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,973 square feet, 1.06 acres
Features we love: The long gated driveway through an allée of trees leads to a circular drive and a lushly landscaped oasis. This historic Mediterranean-inspired farmhouse keeps a low profile of understated charm and character with a main house that boasts an open floor plan and a great room that’s the center of everything. The property includes a three-story brick silo that’s the ultimate home office, wood shop, detached three-car garage, playhouse/garden shed, and spa.
San Antonio, Texas
719 Elizabeth // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Janet Heydenreich, Phyllis Browning Co., 210.860.9390
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, .38 acres
Features we love: This Revival style home in the coveted Terrell Hills neighborhood is primed for grand entertaining or casual family living. The newly renovated signature kitchen is the entertainment hub of the house, and flows seamlessly into the family room with fireplace and it all connects outdoors to the elevated deck with a grilling center. The home also features an impressive two-story wood-paneled library, generous master retreat, media room, and 950-bottle wine cellar.
129 Walnut St, Unit 432 // Chattanooga, Tennessee // Contact: Rachel Bettis, 35 South Real Estate & Design, 423.641.1835
The details: 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1,530 square feet
Features we love: Located downtown, this condo wows with scenic views of The Chattanooga Aquarium, AT&T Field, and Lookout Mountain. The finishes are of the highest quality, with wide plank engineered hardwood floors throughout the living spaces, a brick veneer wall, and quartzite counters and backsplash. The master bath wall and shower feature porcelain slabs and polished nickel plumbing fixtures. The master bedroom has remote blackout blinds, a grass cloth feature wall, and walk-in closet with custom cabinetry.
403 Franklin Street // Huntsville, Alabama // Contact: Richard Van Valkenburgh, Van Valkenburgh & Wilkinson, 256.651.4593
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half bathroom, 6,788 square feet
Features we love: Located in the Twickenham Historic District, the Whitten-Everet House dates back to 1892, displaying an eclectic mix of Queen Anne, Gothic, and Italianate styles. Fantastic details abound like handcrafted beveled and stained glass windows, wood floors with inlay decorative corner patterns, and soaring ceilings. The kitchen features a 5-Star range and Sub-Zero refrigerator, while the master suite has a richly appointed dressing area and spa-like shower.
Northern New Jersey
67 Roxiticus Road // Mendham Township, New Jersey // Contact: Gerry-Jo Cranmer, Turpin Realtors, 908.400.2346
The details: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 3 half bathrooms, 6,100 square feet, 23+ acres
Features we love: Willow Springs Farm, a Georgian Colonial estate, is a lovely equestrian property originally built in 1935. The all-brick mansion features five fireplaces and an ideal balance of elegant and casual gathering places. The property has many features, including a three-car heated garage, three-stall horse barn, pickleball court, in-ground pool, and much more.