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Gibson Island, Maryland This is an outstanding “Bermuda -style” house on over an acre and perched above the Magothy River with captivating views and magnificent sunsets! Beautifully designed with an open floor plan and architectural detail, making it perfect for entertaining. A first floor master and a guest suite on the main floor with additional bedrooms on the lower level, make for easy living. A formal dining room, gracious living room, kitchen/family area, study, second floor family room, and multiple decks, complete this one of a kind special listing.

Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate Barbara Ann Watson and Corey Burr, Realtors Office: 410-255-1341 • Fax: 410-255-1975 • •

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Volume IV Number 2

IN THIS ISSUE Featured Articles Bay Head / Mantoloking 16 The Hamptons

Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate Gibson Island, Maryland


Broker Directory And Referral Network American Luxury Estates Broker Directory And Referral Network 3-5


Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors

Illustrated Properties Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Realtor Index

Bay Head, New Jersey


East Hampton, New York


Clayton, Georgia

Camden, Maine

Gabel Real Estate Spencertown, New York

Harry Norman, Realtors

Vero Beach, Florida



Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty


Newnan, Georgia


Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

The Lipman Group Sotheby’s International Realty

Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Nashville, Tennessee


John Geiger Longcreek, South Carolina

American L u x u r y

E s t a t e s

Published by Real Property Marketing Group, Ltd 4212 San Felipe, #449 Houston, Texas 77027 713-302-0561


George H. Lane Chairman


David Ogilvy & Associates, Realtors Greenwich, Connecticut


Cape Charles, Virginia

Summit, New Jersey


Weichert, Realtors Morris Plains, New Jersey

Shay Tidwell Managing Editor


Lois Schneider Realtor

Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey

Robert S. Hodgdon Publisher


Parr Properties Eastern Shore Real Estate

Marron Gildea Realtors 14-15


Otis & Ahearn Real Estate Boston, Massachusetts


Lindsey’s, Inc., Realtors 22-23


John’s Island Real Estate

Darien, Connecticut

Esslinger-Wooten-Maxwell Coral Gables, Florida

West Islip, New York


KElly Associates Real Estate, Inc.

The Corcoran Group


Netter Real Estate

Intercoastal Realty Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Clayton & Clayton

Memphis, Tennessee


Roxanne L. Patterson Production Director


Bonnie McFerren Administrative Assistant

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J. Rockcliff Realtors



4105 Blackhawk Plaza Circle

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Desert Mountain

Danville, California 94506

2700 Canyon Boulevard, Suite 200

37700 N. Desert Mountain Parkway

(925) 683-0488

Boulder, Colorado 80302

Scottsdale, Arizona 85262

(303) 440-4999

(800) 322-0044


Rodwin Architecture

Russ Lyon

100 Larkspur Landing Circle,

1245 Pearl Street, Suite 202

Sotheby’s International Realty

Suite 120

Boulder, Colorado 80302

7135 E. Camelback Road, Suite 360

Larkspur, California 94939

(303) 413-8556

Scottsdale, Arizona 85251

(415) 381-7363

(480) 287-5300

L u x u r y

E s t a t e s

Broker Directory and Referral Network


Breckenridge Associates Real Estate


Prudential Malibu Realty

226 South Main Street

Russ Lyon

23805 Stewart Ranch Road, Suite

Breckenridge, Colorado 80424

Sotheby’s International Realty


(970) 797-1978

1370 West SR 89A, Suite 9

Malibu, California 90265

Sedona, Arizona 86336

(310) 317-1709

(928) 254-8888

Colorado Springs Prudential Rocky Mountain, Realtors MENLO PARK

660 Southpointe Court, Suite 200


Alain Pinel Realtors

Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906


1550 El Camino Real

(719) 785-4110

Rodeo Realty

Menlo Park, California 94025

202 N. Canon Drive

(866) 468-0111

Beverly Hills, California 90210

Denver Julie Gulfond

(310) 770-9014 SAN FRANCISCO

Coldwell Banker Devonshire

Paragon Real Estate Group

200 Fillmore, Suite 300

Teles Properties

1160 Battery Street

Denver, Colorado 80206

338 N. Canon Drive, Penthouse

San Francisco, California 94111

(303) 758-7611

Beverly Hills, California 90210

(415) 738-7070

(424) 202-3200


Kentwood Real Estate SAN JOSE

5690 DTC Boulevard, #600W


Grant, Griffith & Jones

Denver, Colorado 80111

Alain Pinel Realtors

Intero Real Estate Services

(303) 773-3399

Junipero Avenue and 5th Avenue

5609 Silver Creek Valley Road

Carmel, California 93921

San Jose, California 95138

(831) 622-1040

(408) 239-0990


Horizon Properties of Durango



Durango, Colorado 81301

Lee Mather Co. Realtors

David Kirchhoff Fine Homes

(970) 259-3700

944 Orange Avenue

1550 Tiburon Boulevard, Suite K

Coronado, California 92118

Tiburon, California 94920

(619) 435-1851

(415) 435-6991


Ranch Marketing Associates



Johnstown, Colorado 80534

J. Rockcliff Realtors


(970) 535-0881

15 Railroad Avenue

Aspen Snowmass

Danville, California 94526

Sotheby’s International Realty

(925) 855-4041

415 East Hyman Avenue

Aspen, Colorado 81611

275 CR 252 (Trimble Lane)

P.O. Box 160

(970) 925-6060






Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate

Intercoastal Realty



230 Bridge Street

1500 East Las Olas Boulevard

Atlanta Fine Homes

Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate

Vail, Colorado 81657

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Sotheby’s International Realty

534 Broadwater Way

(970) 479-5762

(954) 467-1448

3290 Northside Parkway, Suite 200

Gibson Island, Maryland 21056

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

(410) 255-1341

(404) 237-5000




The Legends of Real Estate

Kelly Associates Real Estate

8777 San Jose Boulevard, Suite 903

Dorsey Alston Realtors


780 Boston Post Road

Jacksonville, Florida 32217

79 West Paces Ferry Road, Suite 200

Darien, Connecticut 06820

(904) 739-7100

Atlanta, Georgia 30305

(203) 655-8238

(404) 591-6522

Otis & Ahearn Real Estate 200 Newbury Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116 (617) 267-3500 MASSACHUSETTS

(404) 352-2010 KEY WEST


Truman & Co.

David Ogilvy & Associates, Realtors

1205 Truman Avenue

75 Arch Street

Key West, Florida 33040


Sotheby’s International Realty

Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

(305) 292-2244

Harry Norman, Realtors

851 Main Street

(203) 869-9866

141 S. Main Street

Osterville, Massachusetts 02655

Clayton, Georgia 30525

(508) 957-5500


(404) 697-3860

Greenwich Fine Properties

John R. Wood, Realtors

80 Mason Street

9130 Corsea Del Fontana Way

Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

Naples, Florida 34109



(203) 661-9200

(239) 592-1011

Lindsey’s, Inc., Realtors

Murney Associates, Realtors

14 Jackson Street

1625 E. Primrose

Newnan, Georgia 30263

Springfield, Missouri 65804

Cape Cod




(770) 253-6990 Ext. 207

(866) 512-8600

Klemm Real Estate Inc.

Joan Pletcher, Realtor

6 Titus Road

11 SE Hwy 484

Washington Depot, Connecticut 06794

Ocala, Florida 34480



(860) 868-7313

(352) 347-1777



Burns & Co. Realtors

Avalon Real Estate Agancy

17400 Memorial Avenue

30th Street at Dunn Drive



Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810

Avalon, New Jersey 08202


Fannie Hillman and Associates, Inc.

(225) 752-3100

(609) 967-3001

William Sawyer & Co., Realtors

205 W. Fairbanks Avenue

1050 17th Street, NW Suite 600

Winter Park, Florida 32789

Washington, D.C. 20036

(407) 644-1234



(202) 466-7788

Van Eaton & Romero

Clayton & Clayton

2000 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 101

512 Main Avenue


Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

Bay Head, New Jersey 08742


Illustrated Properties

(337) 233-9700

(732) 295-2222

Clearwater/St. Petersburg/Tampa

2725 PGA Boulevard

Michael Green, P.A.

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33401

Michael Green and Associates

(561) 626-5100



Keller Williams Realty, Luxury Homes



Legacy Properties

Marron Gildea Realtors

3502 Henderson Boulevard, Suite 300 Tampa, Florida 33609


Sotheby’s International Realty

19 Sheridan Avenue

(813) 295-2000

John’s Island Real Estate Company

46 Bay View Street

Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey 07423

One John’s Island Drive

Camden, Maine 04843

(201) 447-6100

Vero Beach, Florida 32963

(207) 230-100


(772) 231-0900


355 Alhambra Circle, Suite 950 Coral Gables, Florida 33134 (305) 960-2575







Gabel Real Estate

Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty



P.O. Box 158

P.O. Box 3079

Weichert, Realtors

Weichert Capital Properties & Estates

Spencertown, New York 12165

Port Aransas, Texas 78373

121 North Pitt Street

A division of Weichert Realtors

(518) 392-4975

(361) 749-7300

Alexandria, Virginia 22314

1625 Route 10 East

(703) 587-4855

(800) 785-3000



Pamela Cromey Real Estate

Briggs Freeman

Cape Charles

222 Route 17

Sotheby’s International Realty

Parr Properties


Tuxedo Park, New York 10987

5600 W. Lovers Lane, Ste. 224

Eastern Shore Real Estate

Lois Schneider Realtor

(845) 351-5611

Dallas, Texas 75209

22493 Lankford Highway

431 Springfield Avenue

(214) 350-0400

Cape Charles, Virginia 23310

(800) 316-7277

Morris Plains, New Jersey 07950

Summit, New Jersey 07901 (908) 277-1398




Beverly-Hanks & Associates

Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors



1940 Hendersonville Road

13450 FM 3005

Weichert, Realtors


Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Galveston, Texas 77554

731-A Walker Road

Bell Tower Properties

(800) 868-8999

(281) 794-9463

Great Falls, Virginia 22066

218 Camino La Tierra

(703) 759-6300

(505) 988-2428




Deitra Robertson Real Estate, Inc.


John L. Scott Real Estate

38351 FM 1736

Tiphanie Purkat, Director/

(see listing under Washington)

Hempstead, Texas 77445

Business Developer

(979) 921-9470

Hughes Design Associates

1487 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 100

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87506



51 Main Street


East Hampton, New York 11937

Lila Delman Real Estate


(703) 442-3200

(516) 380-0538

41 Ocean Road

Horseshoe Bay Corp.

Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882

Box 7752

(401) 789-6666

Horseshoe Bay, Texas 78657


(830) 598-2553

Liz Moore And Associates

5350 Discovery Park

Long Island/North Shore

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty 36 Main Street Cold Spring Harbor, New York 11724 (631) 423-1180

McLean, Virginia 22101


Williamsburg, Virginia 23188



(757) 645-4106

Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors

Heritage Texas Properties

959 Ridgeway Loop

1177 W. Loop South, Suite 1200

Memphis, Tennessee 38120

Houston, Texas 77027


(901) 682-1868

(713) 965-0812



404 Montauk Highway



1700 NW Gilman Boulevard, Suite 300

West Islip, New York 11795

The Lipman Group

Texas LandMen

Issaquah, Washington 98037

(631) 661-5100

Sotheby’s International Realty

1845 Water Street

(425) 392-1211

2325 Crestmoor Road, Suite L-4

Kerrville, Texas 78028

Nashville, Tennessee 37215

(830) 257-8881


(615) 463-3333

Stribling & Associates

Long Island/south Shore

John L. Scott Real Estate

Netter Real Estate


924 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10021


Kuper Sotherby’s International Realty

(212) 570-2440


6606 N. New Braunfels

Turnquist Partners Realtors, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas 78209

3700 Bee Cave Road

(210) 822-8602

Austin, Texas 78746

(800) 282-3939


American luxury estates

Stone Gables

On the Water’s Edge

Cape Elizabeth, Maine Magnificent Oceanfront Manor sited on one of the most prominent locations in southern Maine. Oriented to the South and East, this home offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, Casco Bay, and the Portland Harbor Shipping Channel. With views from most every room, Stone Gables is perfect for entertaining with its grand living room and oversized formal dining room, each with a wood burning fireplace. Seven bedrooms and five full baths on the second floor allow for numerous house guests with privacy and comfort. $3,600,000. Chris Lynch 207-770-2200

Edgecomb, Maine Set down a winding private drive sits this custom built home nestled in the woods on the water’s edge. Nine acres provide privacy, while deep water frontage and 20' x 40' dock, protected anchorage, and the fact that you can reach open ocean in minutes, offer endless possibilities for summer recreation. The large windows and open floor plan take advantage of the stellar views. With plenty of room for friends and family to gather by the fire, play a game in the family room or tuck away with a good book on the screen porch. MLS 1052300. $1,595,000. Kim Latour 207-687-9663

“Whistle Down the Wind”

Cumberland Foreside

Georgetown, Maine “Whistle Down the Wind”, the quintessential Maine home on one of the best sailing harbors around! This Maine-style family cottage in Georgetown on Robinhood Cove offers five bedrooms allowing ample room for friends and family, the two bedrooms on the third floor are set up so that you can imagine many late nights and laughter. The kitchen flows into the living area where wet dogs and children are welcome, and yet the casual elegance remains present. The dock, mooring field and oversized garage/boathouse make boating easily accessible. MLS 1049998. Newly priced at $1,495,000. Kim Latour 207-687-9663

Cumberland, Maine This home is just so easy to live in and it’s the perfect location for life in and around Portland! Royal Barry Willis designed home offers fourbedroom, three full and one half baths, privacy and deeded beach access. Custom gourmet kitchen, beautiful master suite, first floor guest suite, large living room, family room, formal dining, office and indoor spa. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, beautiful windows, fireplaces, granite, marble, and more! Truly exceptional home for everyday life and entertaining inside and out with complimentary gardens that bloom all summer. MLS 1056146. $799,000. Sandra Wendland 207-233-7788


PORTLAND – Two City Center | 207-780-8900 KENNEBUNK – 150 Port Road | 207-967-0934 BRUNSWICK – 141 Maine Street | 207-729-2820 CAMDEN – 46 Bayview Street | 207-230-1003

American luxury estates

Boston Common

Albert A. Pope Building Penthouse

BEACON STREET, BEACON HILL, MASSACHUSETTS This stately 9,000 square foot townhouse overlooks Boston Common. The property has spectacular natural light, four-car attached garage parking, elevator to all floors, eight fireplaces and abundant storage. The main floor includes large open kitchen, family room and mud room walk-out to large patio. Library and office are rich in detailed woodwork.Third floor is entirely devoted to the master quarters. Home includes four additional guest bedrooms and new au pair suite. $12,500,000

COLUMBUS AVENUE, BACK BAY, MASSACHUSETTS Exquisite 7,000 square foot penthouse sits atop the Albert A. Pope condominium building. The enormous duplex provides the ultimate indoor/outdoor back-to- back living with unparralled views from every room. The 3,500 square feet of living space consists of six rooms on two levels wrapped in 3,500 square feet of two-story lush gardens. Master bedroom suite offers a wood burning fireplace, enormous master walkin closet, marble-lined master bath, open four-jet shower and Kohler whirlpool tub. $7,200,000

The Residences at the Ritz

Beacon Hill

AVERY STREET, MIDTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS Dramatic and Sophisticated. Enter this virtual showplace at the welcoming foyer leading to 41 foot living room/formal dining room with custom cabinetry. This home boast gorgeous southwest views showcasing the “Best fo Boston” and breathtaking sunsets high above the city on the 31rst floor. Artist completed venetian plaster walls and ceilings, ebony stained floors, museum quality lighting, gourmet kichen, stunning master bedroom with ensuite marble bath, office with incredibly built-ins, two valet parking spaces make this property fabulous at the Ritz! . $3,395,000

WALNUT STREET, BEACON HILL, MASSACHUSETTS Beacon Hill’s hidden gem! Rarely-to-be found townhouse residence with one direct access/on-site parking space and enormous backyard (approx 2,000+sf.). Wonderful natural light throughout 20+ new windows (three exposures). Kitchen, family room, and dining room all on first floor (parlor level) open to sun-drenched private yard. High ceilings. Four Fireplaces. Architectural detail. Fantastic opportunity to customize this four bedroom, four and one half bath home. Abundant storage. Parking at your doorstep! $5,100,000 Boston, Massachusetts 617-267-3500 • 888-249-7041 7

American luxury estates

Gibson Island, Maryland

Broadwater Way

Gibson Island is an enchanting gated retreat situated on the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay with an easy commute to Baltimore, Annapolis, Washington D.C. and BWI Airport. It is a perfect weekend retreat having an outstanding selection of homes on and off the water. Current prices range from $850,000 to $3,950,000.

This spectacular property is situated next to the Point, the southern most tip of the Island, affording panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay and the Magothy River. The sunrises and sunsets are magnificent! A Cape Cod in style, open floor plan, a glass enclosed large porch, a guest house/garage make this property exceptional.

Skywater Road

Broadwater Way

Perched on a gently sloping wooded lot, steel, and a combination of stone and floor to ceiling glass with dramatic views creating a visual backdrop from all angles of its interior with amazing architectural detail; formal and informal rooms, an elevator and a resistance pool in the lower level makes this home a sensational opportunity for the discriminating buyer.

This Nantucket style frame dwelling is modernized combining the old and the new. It is a charming retreat with Bay and sunrise views, and an open floor plan which lends itself for family living and entertaining. The house includes five bedrooms, four baths, two sunrooms, heart of pine flooring, a detached two-car garage and a stone bulkhead at the water’s edge.

Ayrlie Water Road

Skywater Road

A delightful traditional New England style home with water views of the Chesapeake Bay, its’ location is key to all activities that the island offers. It has 5 bedrooms with a large master suite on the main floor, an open floor plan with many entertaining areas, great room, den, living room, family kitchen, patios and lovely landscaped gardens—a must see!

Redesigned and elegant with stunning views, this property with its southern exposure, is a magnificent waterfront retreat! The living space, perched high above the Magothy River, extends beyond the walls to the natural landscape. It is a fabulous home that allows living to the fullest!


Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate Barbara Ann Watson and Corey Burr, Realtors Office: 410-255-1341 • Fax: 410-255-1975 • •

American luxury estates

St. Giles Road

Skywater Road

This is a unique opportunity to own a contemporary on Otter Pond with spectacular views of the Chesapeake Bay. Large rooms with high ceilings complement an open floor plan for family living and entertaining. A private hot tub, decks and a dock add to the outdoor enjoyment. This custom built home is perfect for a primary residence or second home.

A spectacular setting frames this elegant and caringly remodeled Gibson Island home situated on 1.8 acres. Perched high on the Magothy River with breath-taking views, it is a turn-key property. River views from almost all rooms, 10’ ceilings, large spaces that make this an ideal family retreat. First floor Master Suite with private deck, dictates this to be a must see!

Stillwater Road

Broadwater Way

A five bedroom English Country House, sitting on Otter Pond with panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay, that has elegance and charm. Elegant formal and informal spaces both indoors and out make entertaining a pleasure. Completely updated, it has cathedral ceilings, Palladian windows, French doors, a dock, and is stunning.

This is a rare chance for you to buy a beautiful, buildable, .69-acre lot on Gibson Island and design your house of choice. It comes complete with approved recorded plans from Anne Arundel County to build a Non Conventional Sewage Disposal System. This difficult task has been accomplished for you by the sellers. All plans are available for your review.

Roundhill Road

Ayrlie Water Road

Meeting the needs of the most discriminating buyer is an incredible opportunity to own this masterfully designed and exquisitely finished classic center hall brick Colonial home. It sits majestically above the Magothy River and the surrounding landscape. If you are a collector of objects d’art, this will be your gallery!

One of the first homes built after the Island was incorporated with an excellent location near all Island amenities. It is a charming traditional New England style updated great family home with a good floor plan, a delightful sun room, large living room, formal dining room and remodeled kitchen. It is full of character and affords an excellent opportunity to live & play here.

Gibson Island Corporation Real Estate Barbara Ann Watson and Corey Burr, Realtors Office: 410-255-1341 • Fax: 410-255-1975 • •


American luxury estates

Magnificent 163 Acre Southern Chesapeake Bay Waterfront Estate Cape Charles, Virginia Edgewater Farm on Old Plantation Creek has over 4,000 feet of salt water shoreline in an area surrounded by some of the best fishing and saltwater recreation in the mid Atlantic region. Includes a recently built 3,100 square foot authentic tidewater colonial design home with 1,000 additional square feet of English basement with 9' ceiling. This elegant four bedroom home features a first floor master suite, gourmet chef’s kitchen with granite, two stairways, and an authentic brick chimney Rumford designed fireplace with brick hearth. The location of the property near the southern tip of Virginia’s Eastern shore is less than a 10 minute drive to some amazing amenities including Cape Charles National Wildlife Refuge, Kiptopeke Beach State Park, Bay Creek Golf and Yacht Marina Resort, Spectacular beaches, The historic beach town of Cape Charles, our uniquely located boat launch facilities, and the amazing Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnell where you can literally drive out to sea in your car over a 17.6 mile long bridge over the Ocean and Chesapeake bay, and be in Virginia beach in just 20 minutes. The farm has uniquely high elevations and includes a permit for a private airstrip with 2,900 feet of active runway, 84 acres of prime cropland with established high volume irrigation well for vegetable crops, a dock with boat elevator, a gatekeeper or guest house, and scenic forested area teeming with wildlife including deer, turkey, small game and birds. Located near the southern tip of Virginias Eastern Shore, it is a birdwatchers paradise. The farm’s shoreline is just 5 miles from the Ocean entrance to the Chesapeake Bay, the area is renowned for its pristine natural resources and premiere inshore fishing. The area has tens of thousands of acres of conservation land, including seaside barrier islands and waterways so pristine, that the United Nations has designated it as a Biosphere Reserve. The Farm is Located near the town of Cape Charles and is across Plantation creek from the spectacular Bay Creek Golf and Yachting Marina Resort and its Arnold Palmer/Jack Nicklaus golf complex. Convenient to Virginia Beach and Norfolk, the farm is less than a 45 minute drive to Norfolk International Airport or downtown Norfolk. Offered at $2,900,000. Bill Parr, broker, 757-373-6198


22493 Lankford Highway • Cape Charles, Virginia 23310 • 800-316-7277 •

American luxury estates

Virginia’s Eastern Shore Community Escape from the everyday to the coastal tranquility of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. It is unlike anywhere else on the East Coast and home of the famous 17 mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel where you can “follow the gulls” to drive across the sea to our community from the south. It’s a reminder of a landscape and coastal lifestyle from a bygone era, scenic unspoiled coastlines of farms, islands and bays, wildlife, waterfowl and abundant harvests from the sea. Today our rural way of life offers you an old-fashioned country lifestyle of tranquility, with affordable small town properties, historic homes and stunning waterfront land, rich in the history of our first settlers dating back to 1619 when they established the first English settlement along the shores of Old Plantation Creek near Cape Charles. The Eastern Shore is a 70 mile long peninsula that separates the Atlantic Ocean from the Chesapeake Bay, it averages only eight miles wide, so the open blue water is never far away, nor are some of the best fishing, boating and saltwater recreation opportunities in the mid Atlantic region. The Shore is an area boasting a colonial heritage and breathtaking natural surroundings that provide year round activities for any member of the family. We have many scenic inlets, bays and rivers providing access to the Atlantic Ocean or the Chesapeake Bay. It’s a relaxed, country pace of life, where small villages and towns are scattered across a scenic coastal landscape amidst farmland and forest. Just a short drive will bring you to metropolitan amenities including opera, theaters and museums, shopping and restaurants in Virginia Beach and Norfolk. We also have Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus golf courses and a world-class yachting center, as well as major medical facilities and local shopping right here in our community. Our location in the mid Atlantic provides a mild four season climate. We pride ourselves in our focus on conservation, protection of our fragile coastal areas and the quality of our waterways, where a small boat is all you need for inshore boating and the enjoyment of isolated, pristine barrier islands, with glistening white sand beaches. Large portions of our community have been designated by the United Nations as a Biosphere Reserve, a distinction given few places on the planet. We are surrounded by water, with the Atlantic Ocean on our East wrapping around into the Chesapeake Bay. We have two National Wildlife refuges, one at Chincoteague/Assateague and one at Cape Charles, along with Kiptopeke Beach State Park, several wildlife management areas and the Nature Conservancy’s Virginia Coast Reserve. We’ve protected our scenic coastal way of life for future generations of your family to enjoy with a modern approach to conservation and enlightened environmental stewardship. Copyright Parr Properties 2002

22493 Lankford Highway • Cape Charles, Virginia 23310 • 800-316-7277 •


American luxury estates

Hillandale Rumson, New Jersey Rare opportunity to own one of the shore area’s most beautiful estates – an exceptional Georgian Revival manor on 10.75 heavenly acres with inground pool, orchard, distant river views, and separate 3-BR, 3.5-bath carriage house with its own pool. 13,000 sq. ft of priceless original features and untold luxury. Nearby Ferry to NYC. $4,250,000. Joan Picone / Patricia Caruso x6129

Unmatched Grandeur

Atop Bay and Ocean Views

Holmdel, New Jersey A large veranda accessible from the formal dining room and uniquely luxurious living room fronts his magnificent custom colonial. Its fabulous features include a floating circular staircase leading to a dramatic great room and a marvelous gourmet kitchen. An impressive lower level hosts a bistro bar, game room, theater, exercise area and temperaturecontrolled wine room. Outdoors, the gazebo overlooks the pool with spa and waterfall. $2,299,000. Thomas Connors x6145

Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey Only its own magnificent New York City skyline views and sunsets could rival the beauty of this-one-of-a-kind home. Gorgeous interior appointments include cathedral ceilings, stone floors, a wine cellar and many over-sized arched windows. The lush, secluded setting is nonetheless within minutes of the harbor and ferry service to the city. The adjacent buildable lot is also available, with or without the home. Price Upon Request. Michele Rast x6150

For direct access to listing property specialist dial 1-888-962-7722, dial 4 digit access #. 12

American luxury estates

Landmark Country House Harding Township, New Jersey This magnificent 12.75 acre pastoral estate in the Silver Lake Historic District captures the essence of picturesque New Vernon’s history while affording the peace and tranquility its residents treasure. A landmark 16-room country house built in 1937 with myriad historic architectural details, it sits in a park-like setting just minutes from highways and direct train service to Manhattan. $4,850,000. James Barry, Jr. x6105

Williamsburg-Style Beauty

Historic Stevens Estate

Tewksbury Township, New Jersey On a park-like estate of 8+ acres, this five bedroom, six and a half bath colonial is a truly exceptional Williamsburg-style residence with flawless 18th century design. The spacious master suite features a sitting room with a fireplace and a luxurious master bath. For the auto-enthusiast, there’s a 4-car attached garage and a detached one, too. $1,575,000. Roger Christman x6100

Bernardsville, New Jersey This magnificent stone and stucco Manor House – built on a portion of the former, historic Stevens Estate – provides sweeping views of the surrounding Watchung Mountains. Fireplaces warm both the family room and the library. Other spacious rooms include a country kitchen with center island and a master suite with dressing and sitting rooms. On the grounds, you’ll enjoy a tree-shaded infinity pool and a home-width deck, plus an extraordinary 2-family carriage house with six bedrooms. $3,195,000. James Barry, Jr. x6105

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The Terhune-Demarest Homestead Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey This historically significant house dates back to 1760 when it was a tavern and fulling mill. In the 1780’s, it was an outpost housing Continental soldiers when the British attacked it. Fastforward to the 1960’s when Arnold Gingrich, founding editor of Esquire Magazine, purchased the home. In 2005 the home was purchased by its current owners who faithfully restored what is now an award winning historic showplace. Four bedrooms, three full baths, and all the ambiance you would ever want.

Colonial Quintessence Franklin Lakes, New Jersey Dating back to 1898 when character and beauty were the standard of classic Colonial homes with symmetrical fronts, a central door and balanced windows, this 5 bedroom, 4 full bath, and 2 half home is the embodiment of this design. To this day “Colonials” remain the most popular architectural design across the country. This property is a 2 acre estate with a custom designed natural pool with spa, pool house with full bath, and an intriguing 4-story wind driven well house that has endless possibilities.



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Half-Timbered Tudor Ridgewood, New Jersey Charm, comfort and convenience are the hallmarks of this expansive 5 bedroom 3 full bath and 2 half bath property in one of the premiere areas of town. The home is the personification of living well. Renovated and expanded over the years, the home has been thoughtfully expanded and wonderfully maintained to create a luxury home that few parallel. With breathtaking views of New York City from many rooms, it is a home that will delight anyone who passes through its doors. Mature gardens and in-ground pool provide the final touches.

Graceful Manor Ridgewood, New Jersey This stately brick home combines classic elegance with a warm and inviting feeling. Built in 1993 by its current owners, it is a home that boasts both generously sized rooms and modern conveniences. Fine architectural detailing includes sizeable moldings and trim, raised paneled walls, and four fireplaces. The grounds are lush with professional gardens, rambling walkways, and stone walls. It is an immaculate residence on .71 acres in the Elmsley section of the Village that is ready for its next owner.


Bay Head / Mantoloking Written by B. B. Smith


hen you’re one of the most sought after areas in a region famous for luxury on the grandest scale, it really doesn’t matter if your name might translate “frog ground.” Especially when it’s equally possible that your sobriquet, Mantoloking, could also mean “sandy place” or “land of beautiful sunsets.” The exclusive high end communities of Mantoloking and its sister city Bay Head are part of Jersey Shore’s “Gold Coast,” reigning over Barnegat Peninsula, which some call an island and others call a peninsula. Again, given the extravagant lifestyles of the rich and famous on this tiny strip of land, does it really matter? Katherine Hepburn and Richard Nixon both summered here, while Peter Kellogg, Roger King and John Wanamaker could be found in nearby Bay Head. One of the most sought-after residential destinations for those who can afford the very best, Barnegat Peninsula derived its name from a Dutch


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word meaning “Inlet of the Breakers,” referring to the turbulent waters of the rather treacherous (and magnificent) inlet that separates it from Long Beach Island. The 20-mile peninsula with its exclusive enclaves keeps a very low profile, letting the beautiful views and enviable amenities demanded by those who can afford the very best speak for themselves, explains Clayton & Clayton Realtors, Inc., the area’s oldest, premier real estate brokerage firm. If anything can draw the eye away from those captivating water views, it’s the array of Shingle-style seashore houses, many of which are now on the National Register of Historic Places. The use of shingles was, in part, a means of achieving a weathered look and to obtain this on new materials, some architects had the cedar dipped in buttermilk, dried and then installed, achieving an enviable grayish tinge. They also gave the illusion of a great enveloped, flowing horizontal space. A sense of history is everywhere, from the old Mantoloking Golf Course (1897) where golf was played with a red ball (easier to see on sand) to its expansion to a “Golf and Yacht Club,” then to the “Yacht Club,” home to ten Olympians. The famous crash of the German’s dirigible, The Hindenburg, happened at nearby Lakehurst Naval Air Station. Bay Head’s Ocean County Historical Museum notes activity in this area as far back as 1000 BC and recalls how the famous pirate Captain William Kidd worked these waters. About the time he was hanged for his picadillos, in the early 1700s, this area’s settlement was beginning in earnest and it became a major stomping grounds for the American Revolution and the War of 1812. These waters also helped set the standards for life-saving techniques when the U.S. Government, worried about Barnegat Shoal’s treacherous waters, began to build crude shelters along the beaches to help save shipwreck victims. Delegates from the Barnegat Shoal’s area demonstrated their techniques at the World’s Fair in New Orleans in the 1870s. The Barnegat Lighthouse at the northern end of Long Beach Island is the second oldest lighthouse in the nation.

Sailing races are just one of the many watersports opportunities available in this area. Thanks to easy access to New York, Philadelphia and other major centers, racing stars are regular visitors as are those who seek the incredible surfing, windsurfing, fishing . . . you name it. With such an intricate and influential history, it is no wonder that the area’s oldest real estate firm should also be the go-to-broker for an intimate knowledge of the local property market. Clayton & Clayton Realtors, Inc., was established in 1930 by Stanley C. Clayton and the fourth generation of his descendents are still in charge today, with a fifth generation in the “grooming” arena. The family business is still dedicated to handling clients’ properties and property searches “quietly” while publically they “just simply produce.” They succeed “quietly” as brokers of choice because of the unique intimacy such long term community involvement permits. Combining knowledge and local connections, extremely aggressive and protective of their elite clientele, the company is recognized as the finest, most reputable & most productive in its market.

For additional information on your real estate needs, please contact Clayton & Clayton Realtors at 732-295-2222. 17

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Classic Style Home with Spectacular Views of the Bay! Mantoloking, New Jersey BRAND NEW! 4,800 sq. ft. 5-Massive Bedrooms house that boasts spectacular views of the ocean and the bay. Classic Style—wraparound porches, covered balconies, a pergola, and elegant moldings—melds beautifully with the modern conveniences, such as top-of-the-line appliances, wood floors, and granite counters, of this brand-new house. Since it’s currently under construction, there’s time for you to select the finishes. Designed for entertaining well-designed Media room, 4 full luxurious bathrooms, 2 half baths, Two Laundry Rooms, and an oversized 2-car garage. The house will be beautiful both inside and out. The exteriors include a large custom-designed pool and lush landscaping.

Custom Bay Front Home in Normandy Beach Normandy Beach, New Jersey Bay Front! Rare to have a home of this quality & location found. Two guest suites on the first floor, Living room with fireplace and kitchen overlooking large deck on the water. Master suite on second floor with bath and private deck ~ views from all levels. $995,000.

Seashore Colonial Mantoloking, New Jersey Mantoloking Exclusive Barnegat Lane, waterfront with deck for sunning, 5 bedrooms, 2+ bathrooms, Country style kitchen – Dining Room, plus 2nd floor balcony overlooking Water. Home offers everything you need for relaxing days at the shore.....a perfect summer escape! $1,995,000


“Purveyors of Fine Properties” 732-295-2222 • Fax 732-295-4872 • 512 Main Avenue, Bay Head, New Jersey 08742 •

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Rare Oceanfront Property Mantoloking, New Jersey Desirable gated community of Ocean Heights. Enjoy spectacular views and your own private, secluded beach with lifeguards. This 3 bedroom, 2+ bath home is fully furnished with everything you need to move right in and enjoy the summer. If you prefer, building plans and CAFRA permits have already been obtained and available to the buyer to build your dream home! $1,845,000

Oceanfront with Breathtaking Views! Mantoloking, New Jersey From the moment you drive thru a very secluded driveway you are approaching a time out, a way of life. Just include sand & your own private Oceanfront. 3,650 sq. ft. of sheer vintage home, set high on the dune. Abundant details, massive millwork, original Fireplace, Den filled with bookcases & rare editions, Sunroom, 5 Master Bedrooms, 5 various baths, completed full basement, central air for those days-before your swim or after. Wonderful planting room to repot your geraniums, complete with a two car garage. $3,690,000

River Front Brick, New Jersey Metedeconk River! Princeton Avenue, this property designed to showcase breathtaking views of the River from deck. 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 fireplaces, Living room, Dining room, and pristine kitchen overlooking the water. Master suite 2nd floor with dramatic vaulted ceiling, Fireplace, a Private balcony with hot tub. Additional separate Guest room. Very Private deep lot-Invest. $1,090,000.

“Purveyors of Fine Properties” 732-295-2222 • Fax 732-295-4872 • 512 Main Avenue, Bay Head, New Jersey 08742 •


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Pastoral Setting

Classic Style

Short Hills, New Jersey With the cachet of a Cotswolds cottage, this pristine Colonial is tucked away in an Old Short Hills pastoral setting. Traditional rooms are spacious, warm and welcoming with a fireside family room/library, and more. There is a secluded bluestone patio and walkways that lead to a separate log cabin-style office/artist’s studio with rustic stone fireplace, exposed ceiling beams and skylight – a hidden delight! Offered at $1,795,000.

Summit, New Jersey This lovely center hall Colonial possesses all the classic style, symmetry and elegance inherent in the best of Summit’s traditional suburban Colonial homes, with the added benefit of a wonderful school neighborhood location and close proximity to downtown and New York City trains. Location, location, location is the hallmark of this beautiful classic home. Special architectural features include gleaming hardwood floors, crown moldings, wide entries and spacious, impeccably appointed rooms, and so much more. Offered at $1,595,000.

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Old Short Hills Beauty

Short Hills, New Jersey Classically elegant and exquisitely presented, this impressive 1930s center hall Colonial is nestled in the heart of Old Short Hills. Special features include a free-form inground pool on 1+ acre private property, with a fabulous indoor lap pool/solarium, spa area, summer kitchen, and more. Top amenities and sophisticated systems enhance this superlative home…a unique luxury retreat! Offered at $3,150,000.

Short Hills, New Jersey This original custom seven-bedroom Manor home is located in the heart of prime Old Short Hills and built by the venerable Stewart Hartshorn. Beautifully updated and enhanced, with a high-end gourmet kitchen, dramatic family room with cathedral ceilings, a private study, and a carriage house with full apartment set on an idyllic private yard with inground pool. Offered at $3,295,000.


431 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901 • 908-277-1398 •

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Spectacular Waterfront Rowayton, Connecticut Exceptional five bedroom waterfront Bell Island home. Every window offers water views of either Long Island Sound in the front, or Farm Creek tidal inlet and nature preserve in the back. Built in 2007 to the highest standards, this sunny and immaculate home has three finished levels of casual elegance. Ample storage in 1.5 car garage and boat storage under house. 1000 sq feet of outdoor living include covered front porch, and four decks on the upper levels – all rebuilt with Ipe wood in 2011. Direct access to Bell Island private beach and park. Mooring included. $4,250,000

Classic Connecticut Beauty Darien, Connecticut Located on Inwood Road in the private Allwood Association, this sprawling colonial boasts five bedrooms with over 4,300sq.ft. nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac. This home is suitable for entertaining and daily life with a kitchen/family room, formal dining room, exquisite living room, sunroom, playroom and den. Enjoy over three acres of an estate-like setting with terraces leading to the gorgeous pool and spa. The pool house with bathroom and kitchenette can accommodate seven and overlooks the picturesque gardens and backyard. $3,095,000

780 Boston Post Road • Darien, CT 06820 Tel: 203-655-8238 •

112 Rowayton Avenue • Rowayton, CT 06853 Tel: 203-853-8238 • 21

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New and Old


Spencertown, New York Both Currier and Ives’ jaws would drop at the setting. A quiet back road, a big red barn, 50 acres of rolling fields and tree-lines, a pristine colonial with a new addition, the tennis court, the stone patio, the pond and distant views of rolling hills. The perfect picture. Inside, everything is kept in view. The cherry cabineted kitchen looks out over coffee. The brick floored dining room, beams exposed to the view, a magnificent window framing every last drop of sunlight. A screened porch extends the seasons. In the new “wing” an enormous master suite, with a loft, an office, the bedroom all set before that magnificent view. $1,495,000

Canaan, New York There are times when bigger is indeed better. Start with the view. A great big, far reaching, all encompassing, sunrise to sunset drink it all in baby looker of a view. Outside you can take it in from the main patio surrounded by gardens and next to the patio pond. Or from the upper patio, if you wanted a little privacy. Or wander down the path to the landing, sit and contemplate. On the way to the poolhouse you could stop by the solar array (you are your own power company afterall) before diving in. Downstairs there are two more bedrooms and a den with a fireplace of it’s own and doors that open to the patio. $1,800,000

Neo Classic

For Arts Sake

Spencertown, New York French country was the inspiration, luxury is the result. Simplicity in form, granduer in scale. Set on a park-like 70 acres of rolling woodland laced with stone walls, a hard-surface tennis court and a half acre pond define the grounds. An Indiana limestone watertable runs around the base of the 6,800 sq ft main house. Come in by the granite lined courtyard and in through the two story entrance foyer. The two wings hold the kitchen and informal dining area, salon and fireplaced formal dining room. The junior suites are impressive in their own right - the first has a fireplace of it’s own, both are large and private. A 2,200 sq ft post and beam guest house for company. $5,500,000

Hillsdale, New York The way the morning light slides through the windows, glows a bit and slides on. The way the lawn flows out into the mountain view (You can see the slopes of Catamount). The way the gardens envelope the soul. The way the screened gazebo plays off the porch, overlooking the view and the inground pool. The barn, with car space and storage below and the studio above sits, amused and overlooking the entire scene. The ceiling vaults up, the gables throw some light down, doors open to the porch and the mountains beyond. Two more bedroom suites up top and a little loft for displaying a piece from your finest collections. The things we do for art...$1,395,000


Andrea Gabel, Broker / Owner • “On The Green” • Spencertown, New York 12165 518-392-4976 • •

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Valley View Farm

The Grange

Old Chatham Hunt Country, New York Substantial country house beautifully positioned on 80 pristine acres located in the heart of Old Chatham Hunt Country. A long oak lined drive leads to the meticulously designed house and stable complex with guest/caretaker accommodation. Gorgeous lawns, mature perennial gardens, fenced and open rolling fields plus 3 well-stocked ponds. Stone terraces on 2 sides of the house and a wisteria - covered deck offer panoramic views that reach to the Berkshire and Catskill mountains. This turn key property is perfect for family and friends, casual or formal entertaining. $2,650,000

Catskill View Preserve, Claverack, New York Designed to invoke a classic Greek Revival Grange Hall and to create a meeting place for family and friends. The first Catskill View Preserve home (6 homes on over 300 acres of preservation land) sits squarely in the enormous Catskill view. The clear story fireplace’d great room creates a heavenly feel. Gourmetly applianced kitchen featuring an AGA stove, GE profile wine cooler and dual sinks and dishwashers, Viking refrigerator and separate pantry. Upstairs each of the three bedrooms has a private bath. Outside you will marvel at the Catskill view from the bluestone pergola’d patio. $2,350,000

The Porches

The Retreat

Chatham, New York You could spend 90% of your time on the series of porches and that 90% would be blissful. . . happy. . . content. . . Now, the rest of the time you could spend walking the property, the fields, bird watching in the specimen trees, hanging out in the hidden garden, strolling to the barn. You could take a few minutes off the porch to enjoy the pool room, light a fire and entertain formally in the living room, serve a succulent meal in the formal dining room, with ingredients picked from the pantry and prepared in the gourmetly appointed kitchen. Or even, God forbid, put in a few hours work in either of the two offices (perhaps you had better convert them to bedrooms, lest temptation strike)$2,500,000

Austerlitz, New York Down the private drive you cross a stream and stress flows down it. Around a bend and the house comes in to view. Proportionate, natural. You reflect on the upon the pond, spot the trout, stare at the multiple cascading waterfalls, watch the water dance down the way. Sun beams light up the porch and you head inside. Through the mudroom into the kitchen. The use of natural materials connects you to the outside. Stone and wood, simple. The first floor master, off the kitchen, is largely intimate. Up the stairway, wood grain and cast iron rails create art. Back down stairs, to the finished basement for a screening of your favorite film in the fully equipped eight seat home theatre. $1,750,000

Andrea Gabel, Broker / Owner • “On The Green” • Spencertown, New York 12165 518-392-4976 • •





Brand New in Riverside Greenwich, Connecticut. Brand new Federal style by a noted builder with a wood roof in a sought after neighborhood in Riverside. A brick floored verandah opens to the impressive center hall. The superb family room/kitchen opening to a large porch, the second family room with a tray ceiling and the luxurious master suite. The dining room is formal, there are four additional bedroom, the ceilings are high and the detailing is marvelous. $3,840,000

Marvelous Shingle Style Home on Quiet Mid-Country Lane Greenwich, Connecticut. The courtyard frames the columned front portico. The center hall rises two stories with a graceful curved stairway. There are fireplaces in the living room, the heart of the house family room with a wet bar opening to the country kitchen, a second family room/media room, and the luxurious master suite with a sitting room. There are four ensuite bedrooms, a formal dining room, a wine cellar and three garages. $4,800,000





Round Hill Greenwich, Connecticut. Spectacular lake view setting on private mid-country lane in sought after Round Hill. There are four fireplaces including in the step-down living room, the main family room opening into the marvelous country kitchen with a butlers pantry and a mudroom. Upstairs is a luxurious master suite with a Whirlpool bath, plus five ensuite bedrooms including one with a sitting room and a balcony. $5,395,000

In Town Living on a Private, Quiet Cul-De-Sac Greenwich, Connecticut. Built by one of our most noted builders. This superb 6,653 square foot shingle style home is a short walk to schools and towns. The two-story enter hall has a circular stairway and an elevator. There are fireplaces in the living room, the fabulous kitchen/family room and the sumptuous master suite with a Whirlpool bath. The dining room is formal, there are four additional en suite bedrooms, and three-car garage. $4,500,000


The Hamptons Written by B. B. Smith


easide villages that make up The Hamptons can easily be described as a state of mind as easily as a geographic location. A luxury backyard playground of the rich and famous alike, the Hamptons are never far from the public eye, whether in film, on television or through titillating gossip so often supplied by said rich and/or famous! Given the glamour and luxury that signifies The Hamptons today, it’s hard to picture this setting, with its perfect combination of picturesque and sophistication, as once a collection of tiny hamlets, rural villages that formed the South Fork of 118-mile-long Long Island, NY. Today The Hamptons boast some of the most expensive luxury properties in the U.S. The Sagaponack zip code (11962) was declared the most expensive small town in the nation in 2009. A wide range of housing pricing is available, of course.


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And, in turn, The Hamptons provide a year-round vacation setting, with quaint New England Kodak moments around every bend, pristine beaches, exciting antiquing and shopping, fabulous restaurants, and year-round sports appeal. A full system of roads connect Long Island to surrounding mainlands, along with a ferry for easy connects to both Connecticut and New York. A dream job for top luxury property realtors like Gary DePersia of Corcoran Group Real Estate. The Hamptons’ “perfect light” that today draws noted artists from around the globe probably wasn’t what first attracted the fishermen who settled this picturesque area over 360 years ago. More likely they were looking for more profitable waters — and threatening to burn witches in their spare time. No doubt their eyes did boggled at the incredible wide stretches of pristine beach, soothing ocean breezes and dramatic bluffs of Montauk, which create awesome views that have to be seen to be believed. Add to these delights the incredible luxury estates built by the wealthy families of New York and surrounding areas anxious to escape summer in the (then-un-air-conditioned) cities, and the quaint cottages built by those who came to serve and sell to them. No wonder The Hamptons now boast among their famous residents Rockefellers, Kennedys, Calvin Klein, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Matt Lauer, Jerry Seinfield, Gwyneth Paltrow, Renee Zellweger, Martha Stewart, Jann Wenner, to name just a few. And they bring with them, of course, a demand for quality in everything from restaurants to entertainment to shopping. And where the celebrities are, so follow tabloid-types. Did you know, for example, that for an entire summer, a French con artist had The Hamptons believing he was a Rockefeller? Or that Billy Joel has (on more than one

occasion) been stopped for reckless driving? Or that Madonna, while horseback riding, took a spill when her horse was spooked by a paparazzo. Speaking of accidents, Matt Lauer was injured when avoiding a collision with a deer when he was out bike riding near his home. The Hampton Classic — one of the country’s largest hunter/jumper horse shows — is both a major international-draw sporting competition and one of the most extravagant social events of The Hampton’s summer season. 2012’s all-new Taylor Harris Triple Crown Challenge offers a spectacular $200,000 top prize for any show jumping rider that can put together back to back to back wins at three of the nation’s most prestigious grand prix events. The glacial Ronkonkoma Moraine hills that run through the north part gradually flatten out into a sandy plain that leads to the Atlantic’s barrier beach, putting winter sports and fantastic fishing and surfing close at hand. Huge draws are the impressive swells off fashionable Main Beach. The Gulf Stream currents are so warm that those who treasure the outdoors are as drawn to this area as those who just want to such an ambiance to call home year-round. The Hamptons are an area where folks care about, and take care of, the environment. Nature Centers and ecological projects abound. Historical events such as the Nature Centers, ecological projects and historical events tied to the countryside abound. As Corcoran realtor Gary DePersia explains, “The dynamic Hamptons are rapidly evolving from summer getaway to country retreat...a place where those with busy lives elsewhere are investing more and more of their precious leisure time year round.” For additional information on your real estate needs, please contact The Corcoran Group at 516-380-0538 or email at 27

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Gateway to Southampton Estate Section Southampton, New York First Neck, Ox Pasture, Great Plains, Halsey Neck. Among the legendary byways of Southampton’s estate section, Lee Avenue, often considered the gateway to these coveted streets, has a new offering to join the area elite. Built only a few years ago, a 4+ bedroom classic Gambel design offers a combination of masterful construction, consummate detail and an intelligent floor plan that envelops 5,000 SF+/- on 2 levels of living space. Beautiful stone floors welcome all into a gracious paneled entry that quickly give way to richly stained oak floors that spread out to include living room with fireplace, custom kitchen with fireplaced gathering room, formal dining room, den and screened porch. Upstairs the master with fireplace, large bath and walk-in closet is joined by 3 guest suites, including a featured guest room with fireplace. The finished room above the attached two car garage is perfect for a gym or playroom but could also become the fifth bedroom with bath if needed. Outside hundreds of thousands of dollars of landscaping screen the one acre property from its neighbors and embrace the 42’ heated Gunite pool, stone patios and verdant lawn. Available for immediate occupancy, this compelling new listing deserves your attention today. Exclusive $5.395M WEB#38544. Gary DePersia, 516-380-0538, gdp@corcoran. com,

Spectacular Cobb Road Compound Water Mil, New York Sequestered behind stone walls though a gated entry, another Simon and Simon production combines masterful construction, generous room sizes and consummate finishes within this new 8,500 SF +/- 7 bedroom, 10 bath residence that anchors a gated 2 acre compound in an estate setting. Grand spaces warmed by 4 fireplaces and radiant heat throughout include impressive great room, formal dining room with wet bar, chefs kitchen professionally equipped, adjoining den with fireplace, first floor master with fireplace, sitting room and study plus 4 private guest suites all with built in closets and individual climate controls. A fully finished 4,500 sq. ft. lower level adds recreational areas and staff quarters while a heated and tiled 4 car garage holds all the toys. An elevator accesses all levels and a Crestron system controls major systems. Stone patios fan out to join the 50’ Gunite pool, spa, pool house, sunken court with fountain and basketball court and tiki wet bar. A 2 bedroom, 3-bathroom guesthouse offers its own Jacuzzi with nearby putting green. Security cameras, generator, 800 amp service and spectacular landscaping ensures the ultimate privacy and piece of mind. Exclusive $13.95M WEB#34350. Gary DePersia, 516-380-0538,,


Gary DePersia 51 Main Street • East Hampton, NY 11937 516-380-0538 •

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Sagaponack Supreme Sagaponack, New York A new 6 bedroom, 8,000 SF+/- Gambrel, nearly complete, offers masterful construction and consummate detail on three levels of living space. The entry foyer welcomes you into the great room warmed by a fireplace and embellished by a wet bar. The heart and soul of your days will happen in the expansive kitchen with professional appliances that flows seamlessly into ainformal living room with its own fireplace. An expansive master with fireplace and luxurious bath completes the first level. Upstairs, a second master with similar amenities reigns over 4 ensuite bedrooms. A finished lower level offers recreational, media and staff rooms. The 1.8 acre property includes artful landscaping and verdant lawn framing the pool, spa and N/S court. Exclusive. $3.695M WEB# 30075. Gary DePersia, 631-899-0215,

Compound Opportunity – 338’ Water Frontage, Dock and Sunsets Sag Harbor, New York Heroic views and magnificient sunsets are just the prologue to the story that describes this rare opportunity to create a magnificent bayfront compound. The watefront parcel of 2.15 acres, with 338’ beachy frontage on Noyac Bay and a substantial dock, hosts a clean, crisp modern home,cleverly designed to present water views from all main rooms. High ceilings and walls of glass lend a sense of greatspace and light to an open floor plan that includes great room with fireplace, dining area, library with fireplace, comfortable office, master with fireplace and 3 additional bedrooms plus four and a half baths, An existing watersidepool could be easily expanded while the grounds have been professionally landscaped. The abutting lot of 1.84 acres is included in this offering andwill provide ample room for a rich compound with could include a new main house, guest house, pool and possibly tennis to complement the dock and sunsets. Don’t let this opportunity escape with the next tide, plan to preview these superlative properties today. Exclusive $10.5M WEB#23825. Gary DePersia, 631-899-0215,

Gary DePersia 51 Main Street • East Hampton, NY 11937 516-380-0538 •


• American luxury estates • Crane Neck Estates OLD FIELD, New York Incomparable views adorn this meticulously built Mediterranean Villa designed by renowned architect, Al Sutton. As practical as it is beautiful – from the 10’+ ceilings to the Santos Mahogany floors in the parlor, to the 32-zone radiant heat to the MQ windows and doors that can withstand hurricane force winds – this home is 12,000 square feet of excellence. Outside the impeccably landscaped 2.72 acre grounds set the stage for Mother Nature’s spectacular performance as the sunlight and moonbeams do their dance upon the waters of Smithtown Bay and Long Island Sound.

Champlin Creek EAST ISLIP, New York If you think the outside is breathtaking, wait until you see what’s inside...from the French country kitchen complete with stainless Wolf appliances and granite countertops to the grand Master Bedroom with garden and waterviews to the solarium that leads to the conservatory, you’ll be completely enamored with this home. All on deep water Champlin Creek with access to The Great South Bay.

Eaton Lane WEST ISLIP, New York This is truly a stately colonial on 1.3 acres of professionally landscaped grounds which offers privacy and seclusion. The craftsmanship and impeccable materials have been maintained throughout this truly amazing home which is in pristine condition. Kitchen and Baths have been updated with only the finest quality. Enjoy botanical yards and the waterfront with 214 feet of bulkheading.

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404 Montauk Highway • West Islip, New York 11795 631-661-5100 • 800-626-7356

• American luxury estates • The Moorings EAST ISLIP, New York Totally rebuilt in 2010, only the Best-of-theBest was used in this waterfront home in The Moorings. Over $2.5 Million invested in design perfection. Romantic balconies provide a front row seat overlooking The Great South Bay and Fire Island.

West Islip Road West ISLIP, New York Just shy of an acre of waterfront, this home is truly a Boater’s Delight. There is even a two-story boat house, a rarity these days. The home is a charming Farm Ranch with five bedrooms, three full baths and old world charm to spare. Enjoy the privacy, quiet and waterfront.

Bayberry Point ISLIP, New York On Bayberry’s deepest canal and accommodating the Great South Bay’s largest vessels, prominently sits this spectacular home. This secluded retreat offers generous proportions, separate guest quarters and offers breathtaking views from nearly every window. All located in Islip’s Most Desirable Waterfront Community: Bayberry Point.

Netter Real Estate 404 Montauk Highway • West Islip, New York 11795 631-661-5100 • 800-626-7356


• American luxury estates • 10760 Raleigh LaGrange Eads, Tennessee A dream estate is found in this beautifully contoured and landscaped 12.5 acre setting in Eads - “The” destination for grand landed properties. Through the gates is an inspiring drive to a custom designed and built French with heavy emphasis on authentic stone finishes. The exterior has extensive use of “Kansas Brown” stone on the home and auxiliary out buildings; the interior has marble and limestone floors used throughout the ground floor, complete custom cabinetry by craftsmen Kerns-Wilcheck, a complete three room attached “nanny” suite which are all terrific custom features. The open plan with extensive glass and captures views of the grounds which the grounds feature gorgeous trees and open “greens”, lush groomed landscaping and a formal 50 foot pool with a quaint water feature and auxiliary pool bath and kitchenette to complete the home. Truly an area “benchmark” property. NEWLY “VALUE” PRICED at $2,765,000.

241 Mountain Brook Cove Eads, Tennessee Only 6 majestic custom homes are located on this exclusive private and gated cul-de-sac in Eads — The Gray’s Creek Preservation district. Beautifully rolling terrain with lush canopies of mature trees sets the tone. The home offers an ideal French stone and “slurry-mortar” brick exterior and opens to grand living spaces inside. Rustic touches throughout – a quaint vaulted study with an exposed stonework wall, interior beaming, gleaming hardwoods and a kitchen with absolutely the finest of custom detailed cabinetry are all features to love. A grand master suite, with a 2nd bedroom are down - a welcome extra, and 3 more are up, plus a media room, a play room/den/exercise room offer fantastic family living. And four plus acres for each home site create a special community sense of true estate living, NEWLY “VALUE” PRICED at $1,250,000.

525 Houston Hill Eads, Tennessee Gorgeous lakes on 35 acres is offered in this irreplaceable once-in-alifetime opportunity to own a Shelby County landmark estate on Houston Levee at Raleigh LaGrange - re-named Houston Hill Road. Hidden over a small hill is this private, quiet retreat. The entire parcel is offered for $1,911,000 or four individual smaller parcels of 7-9 acres each are priced from $467,820 to $539,940.

Jimmy Reed Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors 5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway, Suite 100 • Memphis, TN 38120 Office 901-682-1868 • Fax 901-682-2097


• American luxury estates • 926 River Park Memphis, Tennessee Proudly overlooking the Mississippi River is this ultra-sophisticated New Orleans Garden District traditional custom designed and built with the finest of finishes inside and out. Dual porches and colonnades and extensive crown work set the exterior tone and befit the full views of the River, capturing another historic time. 11 foot ceilings greet you upon entering the home and set the tone for the gracious formal living room with an antiqued, sand-blasted limestone fireplace, indicative of the fine detail you’ll find throughout. Elaborate and heavy millwork, lovely white oak hardwoods, interior accent beaming, and rich and appropriate hand wall finishes and papers are additional rich details. A warm study with a fireplace, and a “live-in keeping room” adjoining the lavish living is offered in the two fantastic master suites on the second floor, one with an adjoining sitting room, an extra bedroom or den, plus 2 third story large bedrooms complete the package. Memphis noted HARBOR TOWNE community is walkable and quaint – a true “lifestyle” choice. $1,145,000

662 S. Willett Memphis, Tennessee CENTRAL GARDENS, the historic core of our beautiful city, offers this charming, timeless and exciting retreat. The privacy gate closes and the proud owner can enjoy the perfect REAL stucco French architecture, the sophisticated floor plan - an entertainers dream, and the private courtyard pool and pool/guest house. It truly affords a special personal living experience. Gracious, formal rooms, a handsome library, a walk –in wet bar, a marble gallery overlooking the pool, and a dynamic, fun kitchen, with an adjoining “live-in” keeping room are all plusses. The huge master suite with a lovely fireplace and a wonderful suite bath is downstairs. NEWLY VALUE PRICED at $785,000.

3953 Minden Memphis, Tennessee This well located New England charmer is a welcome surprise! Significant additions to the floor plan, and redecoration by the thoughtful and creative owners, has created this lovely combination of a quaint charmer matched with a floor plan and amenities demanded with today’s living. Tasteful extras include the Arts and Crafts style kitchen cabinetry, lovely hardwoods, interior brick pavers in the “swing” room, v-groove paneling in the study and “swing” room-one painted /one natural extensive art lighting, and expansive picture windows capturing fantastic views of the grounds and grand trees. The newer master suite and bath is a lovely private retreat. Within the demanded HEDGEMOOR neighborhood – so charming and walkable – and with real neighborly character, this home is a perfect offering. $699,000


Jimmy Reed Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors 5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway, Suite 100 • Memphis, TN 38120 Office 901-682-1868 • Fax 901-682-2097

• American luxury estates • 235 Cloister Green Memphis, Tennessee Located in “THE Cloisters” of River Oaks, recognized as THE premier private community in East Memphis, is this inspired, grand home ­— most impressive in its scale and presence. Thoughtfully designed in the Neo Classical style by Millard and Stevens Architects and built by John Manser, a master of fine home construction. Symmetry, formality and “polished” finishes are the themes for this grand entertainer. The entry vestibule is unequalled for accepting guests for a grand event. And a columned lanai overlooks an elaborately designed pool and the formal grounds, and it is so private. Built on two lots in this walkable community of beautifully styled homes and developments by Boyle Investment, this truly is a “lifestyle” property. The classically styled exterior, constructed of “hard coat” old world style real stucco is in keeping with such historic architecture around the world. Offered at $3,500,000.

5573 Hackberry Cove Memphis, Tennessee This dramatic and lavishly built custom entertainer boasts chic and stylish decor, and elaborate finishes. Located in THE GROVES, a private small-lot development in the finest of East Memphis locations. Yet the home “lives large” in its character and offered lifestyle. Trademark ornate brick work by builder Don Willis and exterior millwork and a courtyard entry create a special feeling when arriving. Inspired 1st impressions upon entering are made by the open floor plan views, polished marble floors, stately interior columns and extensive millwork and built-ins and the expansive floor to ceiling windows overlooking the PRIVATE COURTYARD POOL and fountain. Truly a surprise amenity for small-lot living. In the finest possible condition with significant expensive upgrades and additions made by the homes proud owner. An extra downstairs den or library overlooking the pool, a grand downstairs master suite and an upstairs central den/media room are highlights. This special home inspires. $540,000

78 Pidgeon Memphis, Tennessee Traditional yet new! Built in 1987 this private development in Pidgeon Estates - a prime East location. This fine cottage-style traditional is surrounded by fine older EAST Memphis homes yet it offers a much newer plan and lifestyle. Gleaming hardwoods and expansive glass are 1st impressions before viewing the handsome study and formal dining with a lovely bay window, and the grand central living room which overlooks the pool through French doors and offers a handsome fireplace and mantel. The HEART of the home is the large updated kitchen with the latest surface finishes and stainless appliances which overlooks the breakfast niche and a GRAND-SiZED living and keeping room with fireplace. A perfect daily living area. An additional downstairs bedroom is a smart extra along with the spacious master suite and a central upstairs den and additional baths offer family and guests accommodations. A very private LARGE pool is a grand living feature for family enjoyment. $589,000

Jimmy Reed Marx-Bensdorf, Realtors 5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway, Suite 100 • Memphis, TN 38120 Office 901-682-1868 • Fax 901-682-2097


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Extraordinary Lifestyle

Exceptionally Renovated Home

Nashville, Tennessee Gracious foyer has marble floor and arched openings to living, dining and family room. Elegant dining room features heavy molding, recessed portrait lighting, gracious iron and crystal chandelier, and beautiful custom drapes. Family room features coffered 12’ ceilings, built-in bookcases and fireplace with carved wooden mantle surrounded by black granite. Dream kitchen for culinary talent with breakfast area, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, farmhouse sink, and hardwood floors. Patio offers wonderful outdoor living space with privacy. 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Nashville, Tennessee Completely remodeled with all of today’s features in prestigious Belle Meade. Large living room with fireplace, French doors with transom, built in bookcase and hardwood floors. Dining room offers recessed lighting, hardwood floors, window with plantation shutters. Kitchen features center island, FiveStar stainless cooks unit, granite counter tops and marble flooring. Spacious master with completely remodeled master bath with marble countertop, art glass decor tiles, limestone floor, and lots of storage. Great screened porch overlooks pool and private backyard. 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Old World Craftmanship

European Rustic Country Estate

Nashville, Tennessee This stunning town house is perfect for anyone that is looking for upscale, easy-living surrounded by the convenience of this prime location. Antique and refurbished hardwood floors, ten foot ceilings on main level. Cooks kitchen with granite, stainless Thermador appliances and an abundance of cabinetry. Limestone and marble used in kitchen and baths. Coffered ceilings, exposed beams and Italian plaster walls. Personal elevator and stairway to all 3 levels. Screened porch. 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

NORMANDY, Tennessee A rare 135-acre retreat. European manor meets Southern plantation charm. Open spacious living areas, hardwood wide plank ash floors, mahogany trimmed openings, custom poplar doors. Hand-carved beams and arches adorn palatial 14 feet ceilings. Kitchen with abundance of custom made cabinets, stainless appliances, and random hardwood floors. Master Bedroom is on the main level. Barn and guest house. Seven stalls. Beautiful tree lined driveway. In Normandy/Bedford Lake area. 6 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333


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Refined Modernism

Gracious Southern Style Home

Franklin, Tennessee Introducing a triumph in residential modernism. Crafted to take full advantage of light, temperature, breezes and views. Every last detail of this stunning retreat is precise and extraordinary. There is seamless flow of space from one living area to another. Attention to detail exceeds expectations, resulting in an artful sanctuary. The outdoor haven is designed to give you a sense of luxury with the sparkling salt water, solar heated pool surrounded by lush landscaping. This clever masterpiece is an experience that infinitely unfolds. 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Nashville, Tennessee Gracious southern style home with standing seam metal roof, spacious rooms with high ceilings, wide plank hardwood floors, heavy millwork. Stunning curved staircase. Living room features heavy millwork and fireplace flanked by bookcases. Open kitchen has Jenn Aire 6 burner gas cooktop, stainless double ovens, custom cabinets, and breakfast bar. Double story family room with wall of glass looking out to the lovely veranda overlooking private pool and backyard. 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths and 2 Half Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

Prestigious Home In Phenomenal Location Nashville, Tennessee This exceptional home is situated on 3.26 acres in Belle Meade. The home boasts elegant entertaining areas, impeccable details as seen in the mouldings, intimate gathering spaces. The living room features mahogany parquet floors, beautiful crown moulding picture frame ceiling moulding, masonary fireplace with gas starter and gas logs, and French doors to courtyard. The dining room offers beautiful crown moulding, chair rail with upholstered walls below, mahogany parquet floor, and ceiling medallion. Walk in the gorgeous family room to experience the Cypress walls, hardwood floors, 14’ trey ceiling, built in cabinets, stone fireplace with gas logs, and the doors to the screened in porch. The gourmet kitchen has sealed Herringbone brick floors, granite countertops & backsplash, GE 5 burner gas cooktop, GE double ovens, LG refrigerator, Kenmore dishwasher, mahogany cabinets with lighted glass uppers, trash compactor, and a prep sink with ice maker. The Study/Library features mahogany parquet floors cherry wood paneled walls, pocket door to gathering room, picture frame moulding, built in cabinets and ample workspace. The generous master suite offers masonry fireplace with gas starter & logs, marble mangle, pocket doors to wet bar with marble top, sink & icemaker, plantation shutters, and two walk in closets. The lovely Screened porch has flagstone floors, vaulted pine ceiling with three fans, stone wood burning fireplace with wood storage, accent lighting, and screened door to courtyard. Lush landscaping surrounds this breathtaking home. 5 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths and 3 Half Baths. Lawrence Lipman, 615-364-3333

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1851 Collinsworth Road Palmetto, Georgia Magnificent ca 1850 antebellum two story home on 16.73 acres in Northeast Coweta and is fully restored and furnished. Four bedrooms and two and a half baths, living room with fireplace, formal dining room with fireplace and medallion ceiling, foyer and central hall, den with fireplace and bookshelves, sunroom with tempered glass. Kitchen has fireplace, walnut island with sink, Habersham custom cabinets, natural gas range, trash compactor, dishwasher and refrigerator – all Viking appliances. Great guest cottage with front porch, new HVAC and plumbing, bedroom and bath with granite tub, living room, dining room and kitchen with fireplace and pantry. 7 stall stable with tack room, wash rack and vet rack, half bath plus shower and utility room, outside lighting, round pen and riding pen, fenced pasture, in-ground pool, gazebo, arbor and iron gated entry. $4,000,000. MLS# 0300130. Call Chip Barron at 770-301-6843.


Chip Barron Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors 14 Jackson Street • Newnan, GA 30263 770-253-6990, Ext. 207 • 770-301-6843 •

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75 East Broad Street

115 Bay Drive

Newnan, Georgia Circa 1905 Victorian two-story, used in filming a major motion picture, fabulous wraparound front porch, five bedrooms, five baths, living room with fireplace, parlor with fireplace, family room with fireplace, banquet sized dining room, butler’s pantry, sunroom, kitchen with breakfast area, hardwood floors, partial basement, double detached garage and acre lot. $749,900. Another 1.6+/- acre lot is available for $250,000. MLS# 02908353. Call Chip Barron at 770-301-6843.

Newnan, Georgia Lake Redwine, North Coweta near exit 51 off I-85. Super nice two-story stucco and stone, full basement, four bedrooms, three full and one half baths, foyer, dining room, family room with fireplace, granite kitchen, huge sunroom, laundry, wine cellar, den with fireplace, game room, hobby room, double garage, in-ground pool, screen porch, dock. $579,900. MLS# 03175670. Call Chip Barron at 770-301-6843 or Tom Barron 404-936-7422.

2325 Hwy 54

52 College Street

Moreland, Georgia Fabulous equestrian estate, European two-story stucco and stone with full basement on 17.1 acres, fenced pasture, riding ring, five bedrooms, four full and one half baths, foyer, library, formal dining room, family room with fireplace, granite kitchen with island, breakfast area, den, laundry, two-car garage, two barns, pasture, riding ring, four board fencing and more! $575,000. MLS# 03174217. Call Chip Barron at 770-301-6843.

Newnan, Georgia Circa 1850 Greek revival, very historic two-story home in Newnan, “the city of homes,” granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, banquet size dining room, living room, 12' ceilings, screen porch and covered front porch, bonus room. Master on main, heart pine floors throughout. Large lot. $595,000. MLS# 03140950. Call Chip Barron at 770-301-6843.

Chip Barron Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors 14 Jackson Street • Newnan, GA 30263 770-253-6990, Ext. 207 • 770-301-6843 •


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As Good As it Gets on Lake Burton

Oak Haven Equestrian Retreat

Clayton, Georgia Refined elegance maintains relaxed livability in this 3-story 6-bedroom, 6 full and 2 half bath Spitzmiller and Norris-designed home. The New England-style stone and shingle home was built for lakeside entertaining at its finest with a gourmet kitchen, spacious screened porch with stone fireplace and built-in grill, Pennsylvania Bluestone terraces for dining al fresco and a safe room for the ultimate in security. Offered at $4,500,000.

Sautee, Georgia Oak Haven retreat center rests on 238 beautiful acres in the prestigious Sautee Valley and features a private lake, fully handicap accessible conference center with lodging, restored 1800’s log cabin guest house, lake house, 17-stall horse stable and a Tuscan villa residence with mountain views. Offered at $4,950,000.

Coastal Reflections on Lake Burton

Fee Simple Grand Elegance on Lake Burton

Clayton, Georgia With sweeping views of beautiful Lake Burton, this five bedroom, five and a half bath home boasts a coastal flair with eyebrow windows, columns and curved porches. The large custom kitchen, two story stacked stone fireplace, spacious bedrooms with lake views and mature landscaping all add to the open and bright feel of this elegant lake home. Offered at $3,350,000.

Clarkesville, Georgia This fee simple luxury Lake Burton home offers a lake lodge feel with charm, elegance and stunning views. Built for entertaining with 7 bedrooms, 6 full and one half bathrooms, this home is equipped with 2 master bedrooms on the main floor, a gourmet kitchen, a spacious screened porch with 2-story stone fireplace, a built-in outdoor grill and fire pit. Offered at $3,495,000.


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Big Basin Views on Lake Burton

Exquisite Escape on Lake Burton

Spectacular panoramic views abound from this impressive Stan Dixondesigned four bedroom, four full and one half bath cottage-style home. Enjoy sunrise from the covered porch with fireplace. Offered at $2,475,000.

Enter the lap of luxury in this exquisite 4 bedroom, 5 bath escape. Great for entertaining, the main floor features a large gourmet kitchen, wet bar and dining area for 10-plus. Details include high vaulted ceilings accented by antique heart pine beams and arched doorways. Offered at $2,699,000.

Fly-in to Heaven’s Landing

Garden Cottage on Lake Burton

Located in Heaven’s Landing premier fly-in community with 5,069 ft. runway, this exquisite three bed, three and one half bath home sits on a ridgeline with 360 degree breathtaking mountain views. Offered at $1,900,000.

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath lake-side English garden cottage rests in a quiet cove with a beautiful view. The home features an open kitchen, a charming great room with soaring windows lit by a graceful antler chandelier, a raised hearth stone fireplace. Offered at $1,975,000.

Vintage Summer House on Lake Burton

Calm Comfort on Lake Burton

This three bedroom, two bath cottage has just received a complete renovation while maintaining its authentic vintage charm. The open great room features painted pine walls, vaulted ceilings, original exposed beams and painted wood floors creating a shabby chic feel that is rich with character. Offered at $1,395,000.

This fabulous 4 bedroom, 4 full and one half bath fee simple waterfront home on Lake Burton just received a complete renovation. A brand new master bedroom, kitchen, expanded great room with all new windows, paint and flooring plus the addition of a large lakeside screened porch with a stone fireplace make this Julie Barnett home perfect for entertaining a Harry Norman, Realtors crowd! Offered at $1,795,000.

Luxury Lake and Mountain 404-697-3860 • 706-212-0228


Featured South Carolina Property

Geiger Inspired Properties | River Oaks

150 Stokes Place, Longcreek, SC 29658

River Oaks offers a total of 126.5 acres in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, having the privacy of the natural landscape, grasslands, a fish pond, a vast forest with abundant wildlife and spectacular views. Located within 10 miles from Walhalla and Westminster, South Carolina, and 20 miles from Clayton, Georgia, the log house at River Oaks is truly one of the finest examples of quality, use of materials and proportions ever built. The kitchen is by Dovetail of New England with granite tops, cherry and maple cases, and Viking appliances. The vanities in both baths are also by Dovetail. Windows and doors are solid South Carolina Heart Pine. There are two additional log cabins on the property from the 1840’s—dating back to the original settlers of the area. The property is ideally suited as an executive resort, special event destination or a family permanent or weekend place. Price $5,995,000.

8,143 Square Feet Master Bedroom and Bath Four Guest Bedrooms and Baths Two Half Baths Large Entertainment Center Backup Power Generator

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Renovated Waterfront Home Overlooking Protected Island

Renovated Oceanfront Condominium

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida This exceptionally renovated three-bedroom retreat sits on a desirable and private oversized lot overlooking breathtaking views of undevelopable islands along John’s Island Sound. The 4,200± square foot home comprises of quality craftsmanship, detailed finishes, custom millwork and hardwood Ipe floors. Features a gourmet island kitchen adjoining the family room, living room with fireplace opening onto a covered loggia, separate cabana, pool, spa, boat dock with lift and kayak ramp. 337 Island Creek Drive. $3,495,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Set back from the ocean overlooking the tropically landscaped pool and sparkling ocean is this exquisitely renovated two-bedroom, twobath condominium. This 1,700± square foot, light-filled residence features professionally decorated interiors, architectural details, custom millwork, luxurious finishes, gourmet eat-in kitchen, wet bar, expansive living room adjoining the oceanside lanai, and an extended master suite with built-ins. Enjoy panoramic ocean views and private beach access. 550 Beach Road #221. $775,000

Desirable Courtyard Home Just Steps to Beach

Opportunity to Custom Build on Oceanfront Lot

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Within a short walk to the beach is this generous four-bedroom, five-bath courtyard home located within Oceanside Village. Overlooking a beautiful tropically landscaped pool and spa, this 5,130± square foot retreat offers a relaxed seaside lifestyle. Features include an open living room with fireplace adjoining the dining area, gourmet island kitchen with vaulted beamed ceiling, private master suite, an attached guest cabana with full bath, and a 2-car garage with storage. 210 Sundial Court. $2,100,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Sited along a private stretch of the Atlantic Ocean on 1.3± acres is this generous 120’ x 473’ oceanfront homesite. Within a short distance to the Beach Club, the lure of endless ocean views, gentle tropical breezes and lush landscaping enhance the seaside ambiance. Build an estate of true distinction on one of the few oceanfront lots remaining. A dune crossover provides access to the private beach. 614 Ocean Road. $3,750,000


One John’s Island Drive, Vero Beach, Florida 32963 • 800-327-3153 •

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Island House: 590-620± Square Foot Oceanfront Suites

Exquisite and Private Gem Island Estate

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Next to the new Beach Club is this two-story, oceanfront condominium building containing 105 suites. Perfect for those requiring less room, for use by visiting family/friends, or in the interim while building/remodeling, the atrium design offers suites with views that overlook the ocean or a tropical courtyard with pool. Features include a sleeping area and sitting room, kitchenette, full bath and large walk-in closets. The new Beach Club offers superb dining, recreational facilities, and a zero-entry pool overlooking the ocean. Island House Suites. $137,500-$445,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida One of the most spectacular Gem Island homes available! Designed for entertaining, this impeccable six-bedroom retreat captures extraordinary views of John’s Island Sound. The great room, state-of-the-art kitchen with double island and family room each open onto a breezy porch with summer kitchen. A butler’s pantry, dining room, luxurious master suite with spa, elevator, office, 3-car garage with upper level VIP suite, pool and boat dock round out the features. 170 Loggerhead Point. $7,250,000

Perfect Stepping Stone Into John’s Island

Beautiful Two-Story Residence Along Golf Course

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Sited along the picturesque South Course is this three-bedroom/twobath golf cottage with endless fairway views. The 2,000± square foot floor plan is open, perfect for relaxed entertaining or golf spectating. Multiple sliders along the expansive lanai, generous living room with tray ceiling, addition guest bedroom and bonus office as well as its proximity to all Club facilities round out the features. 241 Silver Moss Drive. $595,000

John’s Island – Vero Beach, Florida Breathtaking views of the South Course fairways and lakes are enjoyed from this beautiful two-story five-bedroom residence. Boasting 4,654± square feet, features include a generous living room with fireplace, expansive poolside terrace, spa, bonus family room (or 5th bedroom) with full bath, and a handsome library with wet bar and sitting area. Upstairs, three guest suites open onto a covered loggia showcasing panoramic tree-top views. 298 Island Creek Drive. $1,900,000

One John’s Island Drive, Vero Beach, Florida 32963 • 800-327-3153 •


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9151 Arvida Lane Coral Gables, Florida Boasting a premiere location within Gables Estates, this one-of-a-kind estate is perfectly situated to capture wide and long views of the waterway. Designed by Chris Fergis and built by Coastal Construction in 1996, this beautiful home enjoys classic lines with a contemporary flair. Amenities include soaring ceilings of Clear Cypress, Brazilian Cherry floors, expanses of glass that open to the lush grounds with tropical plantings and specimen trees, spacious formal rooms, theatre, game room, family room, watch making room, dark room, shooting range, two-bedroom/two-bath guest house, handsome two-story Walnut and Cherry wood library with its own elevator, sewing room and private observatory approximately 900 linear feet of waterfront, two docks, heated pool and spa, cabana bath, sauna, multi-level terraces, barbecue and two grottos are just some of the features of this grand estate. $18,000,000


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Hidden Gem in Victoria Isles ......................................................................................................................................................................................... Fort Lauderdale, Florida Perfect home in private and hidden waterfront neighborhood, but still close to everything. Built in 2004 and remodeled in 2010 this 4 bedroom 5½ bath home is better than new and ready to move in. The large open kitchen, and comfortable living and dining areas all open out to an inviting backyard and 75 feet of waterfront. There are first and second floor master suites, and a second floor playroom which could be converted into a 5th bedroom. Features include all hurricane impact windows and doors, elevator, 3 car garage, Crestron sound system, and more! Outside there is a large pool and spa, dock, summer kitchen, full cabana bath and lots of covered patio areas and open sun terraces.

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Jupiter Hills Village

Jupiter Hills Village

Tequesta, Florida Superbly sited on the championship Hills golf course at the renown Jupiter Hills Golf Club this lovingly restored French provincial home is a treasure. Four bedrooms with four full and two half baths, a total of 6,904 square feet makes this a well proportioned home offering gracious rooms for entertaining. The kitchen-family room is the heartbeat of this home with a chef’s kitchen that boasts a gas cook top, Sub-Zero and Thermador appliances and furniture grade custom cabinetry. The master suite with access to pool and spa is an ideal retreat from a busy lifestyle. Elegant, warm and inviting this home is truly one of a kind. $3,500,000 Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561-662-8344 or visit

Tequesta, Florida Situated on a sparkling lake in prestigious Jupiter Hills Village, this fourbedroom, six full and one half bath home offers the buyer the epitome of comfort and relaxation. The wonderfully appointed kitchen and family room opens to a covered loggia with summer kitchen and the enclosed pool/spa area. The first floor master suite features his and her baths, walk in closets and an exercise room with laundry. The second floor features a large loft perfect for a sitting area to enjoy the lake view. A large screened in balcony offers even more opportunities to enjoy a relaxing end of the day. $2,895,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-3292383 or visit

Jupiter Hills Village

Jupiter Hills Village

Tequesta, Florida Located on the third fairway of the Village Course in the exceptional golf community of Jupiter Hills Village, this home is perfect for either fulltime or seasonal residents. With four bedrooms, three full and two half-baths, a gracious living room with beautiful molding treatments and cove lighting, a formal dining room and family room, this single story home offers a casual retreat for both family and guests. The screened patio area has a 60’ lap pool shaded by pines and lush landscaping, accompanied by stunning golf course views. Just minutes from outstanding dining and shopping venues, you can have it all at Jupiter Hills. $1,750,000. Peter B. Erdmann, Lost Tree Realty, 561-3292383 or visit

Tequesta, Florida This charming golf villa with over 3,000 A/C sq. ft. is located on the Fazio designed Village course in Jupiter Hills Village. Three bedrooms with 3 baths, this light filled home will provide the backdrop for golf vacations and family get-togethers. Just steps to the beautiful heated pool and two tennis courts, a carefree lifestyle awaits the new owners of this wonderful home. The new roof and pride of ownership displayed make this property a “just bring your toothbrush” location. If you are looking for the perfect place to call home look no further, this is it… Jupiter Hills Village, the pinnacle of Florida living. $875,000. Denice M. Sexton, Lost Tree Realty, 561-662-8344 or visit www.

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