For many people, October is a time when focus returns indoors…which means some people might be realizing it’s time for a change of scenery. If you’re starting to think that a new abode might better suit your needs, you’re in luck; there are many enticing options currently on the market, and recently we asked our editors to share a few of their favorites that are represented by scouted real estate professionals in their areas. From a beautiful historic home in Jackson, Mississippi, to a Prairie School gem in Minneapolis to a contemporary stunner outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, take a tour of some truly unique properties.
114 Woodland Circle // Jackson, Mississippi // Contact: Melissa Hutchinson, Charlotte Smith Real Estate Inc., 601.750.4002
The details: 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 3 half bathrooms, 7,542 square feet
Features we love: An iconic property in Jackson, this home by Memphis architect J. Frazier Smith is a stunning example of Tudor Revival residential architecture. Though richly historic, the house is ideal for modern living, thanks to extensive restoration efforts in 2005. From multiple living areas to a gourmet kitchen, this home does not disappoint. Outside, there’s an original swimming pool, tennis courts, a beautiful stone pavilion, and a pool house, making this landmark property ideal for entertaining, indoors and out. Learn more about this listing here.
2206 Monument Avenue // Richmond, Virginia // Contact: Jeannette Mock, The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty, 804.714.6469
The details: 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathroom, 6,104 square feet
Features we love: Located on Monument Avenue, this Italianate stunner combines modern upgrades with timeless details, including heart pine floors, working mahogany pocket doors, and exquisite millwork throughout the first level. The home is a lovely mix of inspiring formal rooms with abundant light and informal spaces that include a generous butler’s pantry and a kitchen boasting radiant floors, Viking, Subzero, and Miele appliances. The primary suite features a fireplace, state-of-the-art bathroom, and generous custom walk-in closet owners will appreciate. Learn more about this listing here.
4218 Fremont Avenue South // Minneapolis, Minnesota // Contact: Cariann Carter, Edina Realty, 612.926.9999
The details: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 1 half bathrooms, 7,528 square feet, 0.32 acres
Features we love: The Prairie School architecture is enough to make us fall head over heels. Add to that the loving restoration, panoramic lake views, and luxe upgrades, including a gourmet kitchen, state-of-the-art movie theater, bar and billiards room, and bonus one-bedroom apartment, and this property is a must-see. Outdoors, there’s a green roof garden and landscaped yard that creates a private entertainment oasis complete with a new bluestone patio and waterfall. Learn more about this listing here.
ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA
19 Hidden Hills Way // Arden, North Carolina // Contact: Holly Martin, Premier Sotheby’s Real Estate, 828.768.3282
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 3,702 square feet, 1.04 acres
Features we love: This beautiful home in The Cliffs at Walnut Cove offers privacy with unparalleled outdoor living and a layout with plenty of spaces to meet the owners’ needs. Nestled in wooded surroundings, the expansive all-season porch features an enticing fireplace perfect for cozy evenings. Plus, the home is within walking distance of a world-class fitness center with an indoor and outdoor pool and tennis courts. Learn more about this listing here.
3014 Mechum Banks Drive // Charlottesville, Virginia // Contact: Loring Woodriff, Loring Woodriff Real Estate Associates, 434.466.2992
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 6,690 square feet, 8 acres
Features we love: From sweeping Blue Ridge views to soaring ceilings, incredible light, and stunning architectural drama, this contemporary home located in Ivy has a wonderful flow from inside to out, where gardens are in bloom throughout the year and lovely woodland pathways with rocky outcroppings and endless ferns lead to the Mechums River frontage. The grounds include a tucked-away tennis court, koi ponds, vegetable garden, and an outdoor room above the Mechums. Learn more about this listing here.
PARK CITY, UTAH
3853 Rising Star Lane // Park City, Utah // Contact: Gretchen Hudgens, Engel and Volkers, 435.901.1015
The details: 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, 12,063 square feet, 16.59 acres
Features we love: This masterpiece designed by renowned architect Fred Babcock sits on over 16 acres surrounded by awe-inspiring water and mountain views. Built for entertaining, the home features a gourmet kitchen, multiple entertaining areas, an executive office, a wine cellar, six luxurious suites (including a sleepover-ready bunk room), wood and gas-burning fireplaces, and multi-level outdoor living spaces. Hike, bike, ski, and snowshoe from the property and end the day in the indoor hot tub and sauna or outdoor swim hot tub. Learn more about this listing here.
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS
302 Hickory Creek Court NW // Little Rock, Arkansas // Contact: Brandy Harp, Jon Underhill Real Estate, 501.868.3444
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bathrooms, 7,349 square feet, .37 acres
Features we love: Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Hickory Creek neighborhood, this lovely Georgian has an open floor plan that is wonderful for hosting both formal and informal gatherings. Designed with luxury in mind, the stunning residence has two master suites, one on the main level and one on the upper level. Amenities include marble floors, a slate roof, lush landscaping, a three-car garage, and much more. Learn more about this listing here.
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
918 Cowper Drive // Raleigh, North Carolina // Contact: Sheri Hagerty, Sotheby’s International Realty, 919.862.6258
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,553 square feet, .33 acres
Features we love: Perfectly restored to its original form, this Spanish Colonial estate is a stunning example of expert craftsmanship and thoughtful design. Standout features include a large gallery-style formal living room; a sunroom with Saltillo tile floor; a formal dining room; and a kitchen with beams, a built-in refrigerator and dishwasher, and a cobalt Viking range. Learn more about this listing here.
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
19 Inverness Boulevard // San Antonio, Texas // Contact: Pat Howell, Phyllis Browning Company, 210.824.7878
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half bathrooms, 6,140 square feet, .68 acres
Features we love: A masterful example of neoclassical architecture, this home stuns at every turn, from the impressive entrance to an open living space with 24-ft ceilings to the gourmet island kitchen and a turreted breakfast nook and the regal primary suite complete with a sitting area, a spacious walk-in closet, and a lavish private bath. Meanwhile, the incredible backyard features a covered patio, pool, spa, fireplace, and space for an outdoor kitchen. Learn more about this listing here.
3596 W Fieno Court // Eagle, Idaho // Contact: Jenn Weiss, Legacy Real Estate Co., 208.917.8339
The details: 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4,301 square feet, 1.8 acres
Features we love: A beautiful custom-built home located on a premier 1.8-acre corner homesite in the coveted Cavallo Estates, this one-of-a-kind residence features architectural arches and high ceilings with wall-to-wall windows. The tucked away primary suite features a fireplace, direct access to the west-facing backyard, a spa-style bathroom, and an oversized walk-in closet leading to the laundry room. The giant screen and projector in the bonus room makes for great movie nights while the patio is a haven for outdoor gatherings and entertaining. Learn more about this listing here.
NEW BRAUNFELS, TEXAS
1410 Burgundy // New Braunfels, Texas // Contact: Wynter Barnes, Phyllis Browning Company, 210.824.7878
The details: 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bathrooms, 3,783 square feet, 1.02 acres
Features we love: Situated on a beautifully manicured corner lot, this custom home showcases high ceilings, unique architectural details, and plentiful windows. The family room showcases a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and a beamed ceiling, continuing to the open-concept chef’s kitchen with a large island, breakfast bar, custom cabinetry, double oven, stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, and a walk-in pantry. With its large covered patio and outdoor grilling area, the back yard is the perfect place to host barbecues and take in views of the gorgeous scenery. Learn more about this listing here.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA
736 NE 16th Street // Oklahoma City, Oklahoma // Contact: Allie Moore, Modern Abode Realty, 405.562.7900
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,648 square feet, .16 acres
Features we love: Located near OU Medical Center, this historic home has been taken down to the studs and completely renovated. The updated floor plan consists of a modernized kitchen featuring new cabinets, countertops, hardware, fixtures, and tiled backsplash. The abode has three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, including a primary bathroom with a free standing claw foot tub along with oversized double vanities. Learn more about this listing here.