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

Dear Reader,

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 (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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.” (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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 (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)

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