WOW… our December 2020 issue. The last issue with a 2020 date on it. In the magazine publishing world, it’s time to set our sights on a new year – 2021. We are certainly looking forward to it.
If you are following real estate trends, you will likely know that the market is strong for sellers – inventory is low and properties that are on the market are moving quickly. If you see something you like, be at the ready to make a decision and make a move.
This issue is filled with great waterfront properties in Florida – as well as others in California, the Carolinas and Virginia. There are also some fantastic Entertaining Estates sure to please the most discriminating buyers.
— Thomas L. duPont, Publisher Emeritus
A Piece of Paradise to Call Your Own
By Linde Hyder
Far from the maddening crowd but close enough to life’s necessities, lies a piece of paradise you can call home. Ocean views are endless here, as are scenes of gentle manatees, playful dolphins and an array of colorful birds. Commanding two oceanfront lots in the Florida Keys city of Marathon, this estate is strategically positioned in a setting that defies comparison. View Listing
Private Wooded Estate
Incomparable stone & brick estate on the east side of St. Charles! Tucked back & private – you C25 believe that you have found over 5 acres of wooded seclusion on city water & sewer. Over 8,300 sq. ft. above grade (11,000 sq. ft. total) with a full finished extra deep pour English Basement. Incredible mill work & construction details throughout: oversized crown mouldings, natural wood beams, 8? interior doors (1st floor). View Listing
Rare 7.94-Acre Palm Beach Compound Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
By Linde Hyder
Rare is the opportunity to own a slice of paradise. Rarer still, is the chance to own a property recognized as the third-largest oceanfront compound in all of Palm Beach County. Imagine watching the sun rise over the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean from an estate that spans 520 feet of private sandy beach and encompasses more nearly 8 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds. View Listing
Elegance Redefined in a Tranquil Brentwood Setting
By Linde Hyder
Rolling green lawns, lush wooded surroundings and colorful gardens provide an idyllic setting for this outstanding estate enviably situated in one of Brentwood’s most desirable gated communities: Hampton Reserve. Designed to meet the owner’s exacting specifications, the elegant manse is a showplace for entertaining as well as the ultimate venue for endless hours of family fun. View Listing
Entertaining Estates: Ideal Mansions for a “Staycation”
By Alyssa Mammano
Especially true under current precautions to circumvent the global pandemic by spending more time at home, spaces designed for entertainment are of increasing importance. While grand rooms with ample space allow for large-scale entertaining; game rooms, bar areas and theaters accommodate more intimate gatherings. Whether safely hosting celebratory occasions or spending quality time with family and close friends, the entertaining estates to follow are ideal for an enjoyable “staycation.” View Listings
Waterfront Properties: The Top Waterfront Listings You Can Buy Today
When considering the purchase of a waterfront property, the breathtaking views, ease of access to beaches, and watersports may be top of mind. An exclusive waterfront community affords admittance to private clubs, boat docks, cleanly beaches and arguably the most beautiful surroundings. What buyers looking to purchase a waterfront property may not have immediately recognized, though, are the many benefits that greatly impact one’s peace of mind, health of the body, and fulfillment of the soul. View Listings