Cosmic Serendipity | Ecliptic Activity in Asheville

Soon we will experience an act of nature that hasn’t happened in the United States in over a century:  a total solar eclipse that will cross the U.S. from coast-to-coast. Gliding across America at over 1,500 mph, only a select part of the country will have the chance to see the path of totality. This year, several homes in Asheville, North Carolina will have the privilege to see the path of maximum viewing.

1495 Wells Road, Marble, North Carolina

The view of the solar eclipse from this charming abode will be out of this world. Hidden Echoes Farm is in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, near the town of Murphy. Sitting on over 27 acres in a gated enclave, this newer timber frame home was designed to make the most of the bucolic setting and long range views. This estate is afforded additional privacy by the Cherokee tribal land that adjoins it on two sides.

395 Polaris Way, Topton, North Carolina

This architecturally designed Post and Beam hybrid captures nearly 360-degree views — imagine watching the eclipse from this stunning home! This elegant and comfortable mountain home has exquisite finishes, and a professionally designed garden to sip in all the Mystic Forest Community offers. Nestled next to the Nantahala National Forest, Mystic Forest has The River Lodge, a horse barn, turn out paddocks, and pasture along with a polo field/riding ring. Queens Lake is a fresh water swimming and fishing lake.

207 Firefly Lane, Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

This luxurious home is located in Sylvan Habitat which encompasses approximately 480 acres of property owned by 42 residents. 180 acres is in a conservation trust that gives access to 10 miles of trails including two waterfalls. This home features an open dining/living environment as well a complete reconstruction of the kitchen/pantry and laundry area. The lower level provides a family room, sauna and three bedrooms.
Learn more about the path of the Eclipse here.

 

An Amazing Waterfront Residence

This gorgeous waterfront estate located on the coveted north end of Siesta Key offers sweeping views from Big Pass to Bayou Louise. Sitting on nearly an acre of land with unobstructed Gulf and bay access, this home includes a splendid 20-meter pool and a fabulous fishing dock.

The property extends across the street to a lot on Bayou Louise and is perfect for kayaking and a protected boat slip. Originally constructed in 1947, this captivating residence underwent a meticulous and expansive renovation through 2001. This is a truly exceptional home with elegant interior spaces including four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a two-story library — which could also be used for yoga or meditation.

There are two private offices, a charming wine room, a traditional serving room or pantry, a grand family room and a formal living room with a wood-burning fireplace. For dining, the glorious gourmet kitchen opens to a spacious waterfront breakfast area, in addition to the formal dining room. Its classical design provides the perfect blend of casual and formal waterfront living.

From the high beam ceilings to the heart pine floors, tranquility and light fill this home. Enjoy magnificent sunsets 365 days a year with 165 feet of water frontage.

For more information on this property, you can visit our website here. Prospective buyers may also contact Matt Morris at 941.320.3690 or matt.morris@premiersir.com and Maureen Morris at 941.350.0807 or maureen.morris@premiersir.com.

A Charming Southern 19th Century Estate

Full of character and charm, the Columbus W. Deen home showcases the gorgeous characteristics of  19th century Southern architecture. This classic and historic residence was previously featured in numerous publications, including the front cover of American Bungalow Magazine. The home is located at 471 Frank Lloyd Wright Way in Lakeland, Florida and is listed for $899,999 by sales associate Victoria Vo.

The stately residence, built circa 1912, sits at the epicenter of the Lake Morton Historic District on the southwest corner of Success Avenue and McDonald Street, and is meticulously restored to its original appearance.

Known locally as “The Deen House,” the Prairie-style home began its life as a mansion for banker and real estate developer Columbus W. Deen. The pristine bungalow has since undergone extensive updates and renovations, seamlessly blending characteristics of 19th century Southern architecture with modern features and amenities. The home’s original woodwork, pocket doors, coffered ceilings and large semi-circular brick fireplaces remain.

An open concept floor plan, formal dining room, custom kitchen with granite countertops and center island, as well as a luxurious 1800-square-foot wraparound porch make the home ideal for entertaining. The main house includes five bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. In addition, there is a detached guesthouse containing two bedrooms and two full baths.

For more information on the property, please visit our website here.

Prospective buyers may also contact Victoria Vo at 813.308.9049 or victoria.vo@premiersir.com.

North Carolina Golf | The PGA Tour at Quail Hollow Club

A beloved tradition for 99 years, The PGA Championship tour takes place at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina from August 7-13th  ­— and includes 97 of the top 100 golf players in the world.  In honor of this monumental event, explore these classic and stately golf-course homes in the Charlotte area.

 

4609 Old Course Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina

This elegant home located in Piper Glenn Estates has several golf views. From the circular driveway and private patio, there are stunning views of the 17th green and the exquisite master suite features a sitting room and terrace overlooking the 16th green.

 

5009 Green Rea Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 

Perfect for the avid golfer and entertainer, this charming estate sits on over one acre of land and is adjacent to the Carmel Country Club.

 

7225 Governors Row, Charlotte, North Carolina 

This architecturally significant Mediterranean villa is designed for entertaining both inside and out, from a theater room to a private pool and terrace overlooking the 16th hole of Piper Glen.

Tranquil Living in Modern Spaces

Our homes should be a place where we feel both relaxed and peaceful. In Japanese, Zen refers to meditation and in the design of a residence, it reflects balance and harmony. Homes that incorporate Zen design feature modern simplicity, purity of lines and a way of life that embodies minimalism where “less is more.” A Zen-inspired design highlights natural colors and soft tones. Check out these properties and discover the beauty of Zen living.

280 Golden Gate Pointe, Grand Residence, Sarasota, Florida

The Grand Residence, featuring 5,658 square feet under air, embodies the essence of world-class luxury living and has over 100 feet of west-facing water views. Stunning walls of glass, 10-foot ceilings and 360-degree views combine to create an expansive living space of extraordinary scale and light. Amenities include a waterfront pool and spa as well as a floor with a massage room, yoga room and gym.

7462 Cove Terrace, Sarasota, Florida

This waterfront estate located in Coral Cove is idyllically set to provide immediate access to the Intracoastal Waterway and capture long-water views. The residence is impressive from the moment one enters the private gates and is welcomed by the comfortable front porch. Once inside, the entry gives way to the dramatic, open, two-story living room with exceptional views of the terrace, stunning waterfront pool and spa. Enjoy a beautiful tiered patio with outdoor kitchen, including a pizza oven.

173 Pinkerton, Fairview, North Carolina

This mountain estate has a dedicated meditation room, simple and clutter-free, to create a clear and peaceful mind. A completely covered floor-ceiling in hardwood, gathered from the local mountains to symbolize the Earth element that is grounding and gives strength. A koi pond, which is a traditional Japanese garden element on which to meditate, symbolizes good fortune, longevity, perseverance and courage.

1333 Solomon Circle, Hendersonville, North Carolina

This custom-built English-style estate has a dedicated massage room, complete with a relaxing massage table and a spa bath. It also features a zero-threshold walk-in glass surround shower with Rohl rainhead, hand-held shower bar and pressure balanced shower mixer.

8907 Trout Rd, Orlando, Florida 

Find comfort in this three-story estate, surrounded by beautiful sprawling old growth pines and cypress trees along the shores of Lake Sheen. Located on a two-acre lot with a private gated entrance and a separate detached guesthouse, this home provides the ultimate seclusion. The second-story pool and spa are the key to your outdoor retreat, while the wraparound deck offers breathtaking water views from every corner. This home epitomizes rest and relaxation.

17800 SE 237th Ct, Umatilla, Florida

Tranquility defines this Georgian estate, situated on 50 acres of manicured grounds and serene ponds. Make your way to the backyard, where you will find an enchanting pool area with double spas and captivating views of the open acreage. There is also a separate wellness pavilion that is ideal for your private exercise, as well as an outdoor dining area where you can enjoy a peaceful meal at any time of day. Return to a state of calmness with this immaculate home and everything it has to offer.

 

Let Us Connect You | Vermont and New Hampshire

Living in New England offers unlimited advantages to those who enjoy seasonal changes and natural beauty. Visitors and residents enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities in relaxed country surroundings, along with great dining, specialty shopping and antique venues, quaintly nestled in the unspoiled New England towns and villages throughout Vermont and New Hampshire.

Outdoor Enthusiast Area Amenities

  • Skiing, hiking and biking
  • Water sports on numerous lakes and rivers
  • Hunting and equestrian
  • General country living

Featured Properties

71 Todd Hill Road, Winhall, Vermont

$1,495,000

Revel in unparalleled panoramas of Stratton and Bromley Mountains from this expansive Adirondack-style home. Truly a residence made for entertaining, this five-bedroom, each with an ensuite bath, features 5,500 square feet of open living space boasting a living room with cathedral ceiling, floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and a spacious chef’s kitchen with marble counter tops and high end appliances. You will enjoy the luxury of this home including a custom home theater, spacious recreation room with fireplace, attached two-car garage and sizable mudroom entryway. Relax in the hot tub or on the stone patio while you take in some of the best views this Stratton Mountain property has to offer.

111 Hidden Pastures Road, Stowe, Vermont

$1,995,000

Robinson Springs is home to this roomy five-bedroom, six-bath Adirondack style mountain retreat. Designed by architect Sam Scoffield, this home is well equipped for family gatherings with a lodge style great room with soaring windows, open chef’s kitchen with professional range, home theater, workout room, sauna, and wine cellar. Other interior features include exposed beams, maple floors, granite stone fireplace, and radiant heated floors. Step outside to a stone patio with hot tub overlooking the pristine pond large enough for kayaking and swimming or ice skating in the winter. Skiers will appreciate the close-up views of Mount Mansfield ski trails.

131 Buzzells Cove Road, Moultonborough, New Hampshire

$3,499,000

If you are coming to the lake seeking privacy and serenity, then look no further. This spectacular custom-built home, set on Lake Winnipesaukee, has a Squam-like setting perfect for those seeking the tranquility of the water with easy access to all the adventures the big lake has to offer. The superb natural landscape offers unique sitting areas to enjoy breathtaking sunsets or watch over little ones playing on the sandy beach and 400 feet of pristine shoreline protected and easily accessible deep water U-shaped docking system. This pristine home offers over 7,500 square feet of lovely warm detail work, water views from almost every room, a large eat-in kitchen with high end appliances by Viking, Gaggeneau and Kitchen Aid. Additional features include a great room with a masterpiece wood burning stone fireplace, a lower level library with wood burning stone fireplace, four screen porches perfect for outdoor entertaining and refuge from the elements, four bedrooms each with ensuite baths and two additional sleeping spaces on the home’s lower level. Guests will enjoy the 1,000-square-foot carriage house with bedroom and kitchenette. This beautiful home is being sold fully furnished.

Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty has the goal of providing its customers and clients with an exceptional level of service and unparalleled global exposure through our affiliation with Sotheby’s International Realty. We have over 220 agents and 20 offices throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. Our offices are located everywhere from the shore of the Champlain Valley, to the historic Hanover area, to the waterfront of the New Hampshire Lakes Region, to the mountains of the North East Kingdom and the ski slopes of the Vermont Ski Resorts.  It would be our pleasure to serve as your guide to this beautiful place we call home.
For more information about Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty, please visit www.FourSeasonsSIR.com

Let us set up a private appointment and guide you on all your real estate throughout the country. For further information on our relocation services visit www.premiersothebysrealty.com or call 877.425.6001.

A Decadently Appointed Mountain Estate

This luxurious and sprawling 29-acre estate located in the coveted Grandfather Golf and Country Club is nothing short of breathtaking. Surrounded by the Nature Conservancy of Grandfather Mountain State Park on three sides and the golf club on the remaining side, this gorgeous 11,000-square-foot wood and stone home has some of the most picturesque views available.

This grand estate has a 1,360-square-foot guesthouse as well as an additional 2,100-square-foot separate home with a three-car garage and fashionable upstairs apartment. With hand carved sink stones, cedar shingles, a slate tiled roof, walnut and imported slate flooring and an open style concept, this mountain estate is stunning.

Views of waterfalls, streams and Grandfather Mountain are just a few perks of this residence, all of which can be viewed from the living/dining room windows or the multiple covered terraces. This divine estate has more than enough to offer with a large open concept kitchen, a custom 15-seat theater with dual screens and high-class sound system, a beautiful library, gym, Jacuzzi tub and 60-foot indoor lap pool.

Surrounded by four miles of hiking trails, this sprawling estate is the perfect example of elegance, privacy and exceptional views.

For more information on this property, you can visit our website here.  Prospective buyers may also contact Rob Garrett at  828.773.1491 or rob.garrett@premiersir.com

Your Summer Vacation is Just Outside

Over a month into summer, the heat is on and it is time to escape to the great outdoors! This is the season to be spent poolside, unwinding in the shade or grilling in your outdoor kitchen. No matter how you spend your dog days, remember to take advantage of that glorious sunshine! Check out these properties and discover the beauty of outdoor living.

10301 Savannah Ridge Lane, Winter Garden, Florida 34787

This immaculate home offers over 7,100 square feet of outdoor living space, allowing you to make the most of your summer. Embrace the heat by spending your day by the pool, or keep your guests entertained at the outdoor bar, which comes complete with a kegerator, an ice machine and two 70-inch TVs for your viewing pleasure.

10142 Chiltern Garden Drive, Orlando, Florida 32827

No need to waste a summer day inside with this expanded outdoor area, featuring an exquisite heated saltwater pool and spa, an outdoor summer kitchen and a tasteful living area with a fireplace.

1101 West Princeton Street, Orlando, Florida 32804

Be captivated by this outdoor wonderland, with stately gardens, scenic structures and paths that guide you straight toward the eclectic poolside dining pergola and large cabana house, which comes with a full bath and kitchen.

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of its Asheville office

Known for its vibrant arts scene, historic architecture and eclectic culture, Asheville is Western North Carolina’s largest city. Ranging from lavish, modern condominiums in the heart of Downtown and turn-of-the-century residences in the north and central areas, to custom mountain homes inside signature golf communities in the south and sprawling country estates in the east, Asheville offers numerous opportunities to call “home”. The neighboring cities of historic Hendersonville and equestrian-centric Tryon offer a departure from the city while remaining close to all that the area has to offer.

After just one year, growth of the office and company presence in Asheville has been exceptional, with the addition of 18 broker associates, several significant sales and an average sales price of $618,732.

Thank you to our diligent and dedicated associates, employees and customers for the completion of a successful first year in business, and we look forward to continuing our commitment to serve the needs of Asheville and surrounding communities.

Significant Sales

3903 Island Ford Road – Sold for $3.9M | Highest Sale in Transylvania County in Three Years

288 Macon Avenue – Sold for $2.05M | Highest Condominium Sale in Asheville History

290 Winterberry Drive – Sold for $2M | Highest Sale in Madison County in Two Years

For additional information, please click here or call 828.277.3238.

 

An Impeccable 1926 Architectural Masterpiece

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has been selected as the exclusive brokerage for the sale of former RJ Reynolds Executive, Jack Glenn’s home located at 2617 Club Park Road in Winston Salem, North Carolina. The property is co-listed for $2.375 million by broker associates Frances Miller and Brian Michaels.

Reminiscent of a bygone era, the statuesque stone estate was owned by James W. “Jack” Glenn, an executive with RJ Reynolds, and his wife Margaret. It was a labor of love that started in 1926 and took nearly 10 years to complete. The sixth president of RJ Reynolds, Glenn was largely responsible for the creation of Camel cigarettes, which were the first cigarettes to be packaged as they are today.

Completed in 1935, the Tudor-style estate home has been meticulously maintained and updated to preserve its historic integrity, while incorporating modern luxuries. The grand six-bedroom and seven-bath home offers stunning natural views from every vantage point while integrating premium materials and finishes.

Additional features of this spectacular retreat include three fireplaces, a library, private elevator, leaded windows, copper gutters, a 14kVA generator, 8 brand new dual fuel heat pumps, outdoor terrace and a spacious carriage house.

For more information on this property, please visit our website here.

Prospective buyers may also contact Frances Miller at 704-488-0288 or frances.miller@premiersir.com, or Brian Michaels at 704-737-9900 or brian.michaels@premiersir.com.