duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Homes® November 2020 Uncovered

Dear Reader,

As we approach cooler weather, fourth quarter and the election, we are starting to see more venues opening up including restaurants, travel destinations and retail shops. Even with this happening, spending more time at home has become standard, and we are showcasing some great properties to make that “new lifestyle” more fun, comfortable and inviting.

— Thomas L. duPont, Publisher Emeritus

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Featured Properties

MacDonald Highlands

MacDonald Highlands is known for its sweeping mountainside views of Las Vegas and Henderson, but few homes in the guard-gated community take advantage of the elevated topography quite like the residence of Mike and Linda Huhn on Dragon Ridge Drive. Designed and built by Blue Heron, the estate welcomes guests with a twisting driveway that passes between three separate structures that together form a bold and striking desert compound, mixing all the elements desired for a luxury lifestyle.  View Listing

Guisando De Avila

Elegance abounds everywhere throughout this important, grand scale Tampa estate. Top-level amenities inside this 31,978 SqFt property overlooking almost 6 private, beautifully manicured acres in prestigious Avila gated community. Brand new designer interior makes this home an elegant, stylish and peaceful place to live. Extensive upgrades and substantial renovations added throughout the home.  View Listing

A French Country Manor

By Linde Hyder

Immerse yourself in a place inspired by the French countryside, where majestic castles preside over sweeping lawns and colorful gardens. Meander down a winding lane, past towering trees that envelop the land in privacy, where the soothing sounds of nature fill the air. The pièce de résistance in this storybook setting is an unrivaled property spanning more than eight acres overlooking North Carolina’s “Inland Sea:” Lake Norman.  View Listing

North Carolina Contemporary Mountain Lodge

This design is finely detailed with all mortise & tenon joinery, stone, & steel. Custom designed by renowned firm Kelly & Stone Architects of Steamboat Springs, CO! This property was built in 2016 and has 4 bedrooms and 4 full and 1 partial baths with 5,224 square feet. An elegant Chef’s gourmet kitchen, customized sauna, steam room & gym. Wire handrails for unobstructed views on an EXPANSIVE 1000+ square foot deck overlooking The Lake at Lissara & excellent views of Pilot Mountain! Chef’s gourmet kitchen, two-tiered theater room, outdoor gas fireplace with covered entertainment area.  View Listing

Elegance in Canada: The Top Canadian Properties You Can Buy Today

By Alyssa Mammano

From the bustling city streets of metropolitan Toronto to the mesmerizing views of the Canadian Rockies in the quaint town of Banff, Canada’s vast and varied terrain is rich in beauty and bountiful in natural splendor. The diverse regions of elegant Canada cater to the desires of all genres of homeowners, whether you prefer exploring national parks, gazing at wonders of the world or indulging in a lively city vibe.  View Listings

Waterfront Properties: The Top Waterfront Listings You Can Buy Today

Waterfront living is a picturesque way of life, highly coveted for its unsurpassed panoramic views and immediate access to water travel, sports and activities. With the water at your fingertips, a world of boating, jet skiing, beach-going and more is unmasked. As is admittance to preferential docking, exclusive clubs and private beaches. Living directly on the water is often reserved for the most luxurious homes as water frontage is certainly limited and, therefore, extremely valuable. Waterfront properties are truly at the top tier of luxury real estate.  View Listings

Landmark Restaurant with Incomparable Lakefront Views

By Linde Hyder

Overlooking the scenic shores of Big Green Lake is a place where the ambiance is always welcoming and the views are second to none. Local residents as well as out-of-town guests frequent this legendary restaurant, not only because of its famous Canadian walleye dinner, but also because ‘it feels like home.’ It is little wonder the bustling establishment has been a popular venue for special occasions as well as daily meals since 1948.  View Listing

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