By Alyssa Mammano
In our July 2018 issue of duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Homes® we jump right into summer and enjoying the long, hot, lazy days at a lavish summer home. Our pages are filled with charming southern homes in Georgia and the Dreamy Carolinas, where front porch sitting and sweet tea sippin’ are the preferred pastimes. Our Featured Property hails from Atlanta, with a classic brick façade and elegant custom upgrades. This exemplary listing and more can be found inside the pages of our July issue.
“Elegant custom-built home features spacious floor plan for everyday living or entertaining. Main floor: Grand two-story foyer, living room, dining room, library, bright open great room, guest bedroom, large open kitchen/break room. Upper level: a spacious master suite, two large walk-in closets and three large bedrooms, three baths and walk-in closets. Daylight terrace level has bedroom, bath, kitchen/dining, flex rooms, large family room opening to level backyard. Three-car garage on main and driveway to rear leads to second garage/storage. Jackson school district and close to private schools. Offered at $2,220,000.” View Advertisement
“Capping a hill with 50-mile views of distant Long Island and the Sound, Lookout House is a fine example of traditional Japanese design principles coupled with the strong vertical lines of Frank Lloyd Wright – a sensory experience in wood, glass and CT field-stone that integrates into the natural landscape. This six-bedroom, eight-bath, 10,000-square-foot home with indoor pool, outdoor pool and tennis compound is both elegant and progressive. A sustainable project, this property integrates geothermal heating/cooling systems, utilizes solar hot water and renewable materials. Lookout House is designed to be lived in as well as admired. South-facing on nearly five glorious acres teeming with nature – never underestimate the power of a hypnotic view. New addition by Ike Kligerman Barclay Architects: Architectural Digest 2018 Top 100. Offered for $7,500,000.” View Advertisement
Service is a Work of Art at Dezer Platinum Realty
“When it comes to buying and selling exclusive luxury condominiums and single-family homes in South Florida, working with a Dezer Platinum Realty professional isn’t just a service; it’s a work of art. Recognizing that marketing homes of this caliber is a highly specialized area of real estate, the realty firm has created a standard of performance that caters to high net-worth individuals.” View Editorial
Old Naples’ Most Exquisite Neighborhood
“Royal palms, banyan tree canopies, gentle bay breezes, warm Gulf of Mexico waters and white sand beaches define the Florida West Coast community of Olde Naples.
“With its small-town charm and quaint boutiques, galleries and cafés, the area has established itself among the most enviable places to live.” View Editorial
Today’s residences of the Dreamy Carolinas provide an intimate glimpse into the historic lifestyle within the region. Additionally, these exquisite homes are prime examples of extraordinary American architecture. With many unique and interesting elements, it is easy to see why significant southern plantations continue to inspire modern construction. Find the southern plantation of your dreams among the properties that follow.
Luxurious Living in Beautiful Western North Carolina
“When George Vanderbilt first looked out across the majestic mountains and wooded valleys of Western North Carolina, he couldn’t have imagined a more beautiful setting anywhere.
“Today, more than 100 years after Vanderbilt created his iconic Biltmore Estate, his legacy lives on in residential communities developed from farmland that was once part of the estate. The Biltmore Farms portfolio of properties, including Biltmore Forest and “The Ramble Biltmore Forest,” continue to be a testament to Vanderbilt’s high standards of quality in architecture and craftsmanship and his responsible stewardship of the land.” View Editorial
Elk River Club – Banner Elk, North Carolina
“Nestled into the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, the Elk River Club offers sweeping vistas of pristine forests, a mountain-top equestrian facility, shimmering lakes and the meandering Elk River, prized for its trout fishing. Jack Nicklaus designed his first North Carolina Signature golf course here, and it’s often described as one of the most beautiful in the Southeast – consistently ranked among the top 10 in the state.” View Editorial
The Top Ten Carolina Properties
The robust economy has encouraged substantial equity growth in Georgia’s real estate industry over the past six years. In January 2012 the average price of a 3-bedroom home was $98,811. In six years that number grew by 54%, outperforming the national appreciation of just 29%. This rate of growth is projected to continue based on Atlanta’s accolades as one of the “Best Places to Live” according to U.S. News and World Report, as well as its major development and revitalization projects. If you’re looking for a sound Georgia real estate investment, look no further than the listings to follow.
Irene Clary, REALTOR®
“Situated in the desirable community of Ansley Park, across from the nationally acclaimed Atlanta Botanical Garden, is this charming four-bedroom bungalow. Formal areas include a dining room that can easily seat 12 and a living room that opens to a light and airy sun room. The kitchen is fully outfitted with granite countertops, double ovens and an abundance of storage.” View Editorial
Brad Carlton, REALTOR®
“Currently, Brad is marketing this property conveniently located just 20 minutes from Alpharetta in the premier country club community of Chestatee Golf Club. Overlooking the 15th green, the sprawling 7,000-square-foot residence sits on a double lot surrounded by meticulously landscaped grounds that create a private setting for entertaining as well as family living. The two-story design has been artistically appointed with vaulted ceilings, five fireplaces, top-of-the-line appliances and a stained-glass window reflecting the 15th hole at the Augusta National Golf Club.” View Editorial
Dan Jones, REALTOR® and Consultant
“ManorView—an exclusive community offering memberships to the world-class facilities of The Manor Golf & Country Club—presents this 6,000-square-foot home situated on a private, wooded one-acre lot. Finished on three levels, the six-bedroom, six-bathroom design complements the traditional façade with interior spaces that are open and contemporary.” View Editorial
Kay Fulp, REALTOR®
“Kay specializes in Peachtree City, a popular community of villages in Fayette County connected by golf cart trails and offering a highly ranked school system. Here, in the guard-gated community of the Whitewater Creek Country Club, lies this magnificent home overlooking the club’s golf course and tennis courts. Masterfully appointed with European design influences, the five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath layout capitalizes on scenic views with an array of soaring windows and a series of covered porches that surround the home.” View Editorial
Jennifer Rigdon, REALTOR®
“Situated in the popular area of Roswell, this modern farmhouse has been completely reimagined and renovated by its owner/builder. Interior spaces reflect traditional charm and contemporary flair with hardwood floors, granite countertops, trey ceilings and exposed beams. Situated on 1.26 wooded acres, the six-bedroom, five-bathroom layout features an expansive game room and an abundance of windows that overlook a private outdoor oasis, where a heated swimming pool and covered pavilion welcome gatherings with family and friends.” View Editorial
Discover Lake Burton in Beautiful North Georgia
“Located at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Lake Burton is less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta, but it’s a world apart. Lush forests, waterfalls, mountain hillsides and Georgia’s most pristine, beautiful lake create the perfect destination for weekend getaways as well as year-round living.” View Editorial
The Top Ten Georgia Properties