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August
5

Located on Broadmoor Way in the suburban town of Clayton, you will find an HPW Luxury listing that is grandiose in stature and elegant in character. Perfectly positioned on a private lot, the impressive street view of 404 Broadmoor Way, Clayton, NC 27520, will have you longing for the interior details.  

As you enter the impeccable property, you will walk into an open concept floor plan accompanied by towering ceilings. The vast square paneled windows along the common room's back wall allow ample natural light, which almost spotlights the charming tray ceiling dining room. Just to the left of the dining room sits an upscale study room with an added flair of craft French doors, a favored addition amongst home buyers.

Walk along the beautifully polished and gleaming hardwood floors to the spacious and bright kitchen. One will find that this area comes fully equipped with well-kept appliances and a considerable amount of countertop space. Impress your guests at your house warming party with the alluring dark wood cabinetry and flawlessly matching backsplash.

For means of entertainment, venture to the massive, fully finished basement. This home section boasts a theater room with high-definition surround sound and a large screen for projecting your favorite films. Not quite in the mood to lounge, indulge in your favorite hobby in the sizable recreation room.

This 4,325 square foot home includes a first-floor primary bedroom, two respectably large bedrooms sharing a Jack and Jill style bathroom, and two more bedrooms in the basement. This residence comprises exquisite 12-inch trim molding, a central vacuum with an automatic sweeper, and a walk-up attic.

View the entire property listed by Jennifer Franklin-Rowe of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Clayton Office. For more information on the HPW Luxury listing, please check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury Magazine or visit https://hpwluxury.com.

July
14

In and around the Triangle area, there are several beautiful luxury listings available for sale. What exactly differentiates these properties from the standard market? Is it the square footage, the features, or the technology? Some would say it is all of the above. Ultimately, luxury buyers are not looking at the price tag in their search for their next dream home but the amazing amenities that come with the property. Here are the top 6 must-have features in luxury homes!

1. Indoor / Outdoor living

Indoor/outdoor living seamlessly extends your home's great room or dining quarters. This trend tends to keep cohesion in design from the interior to the exterior of your home. Typically indoor/ outdoor living has always been a primal commodity when searching for a new home. With the new normal consisting of being at your humble abode more these days, the amenity has become a necessity. What makes an outdoor living space luxurious is the ability to provide comfort through all seasons while also allotting multiple entertainment options. High-end features include retracting screened porches, outdoor kitchens, cabanas, and sometimes a type of water feature. This CBHPW luxury listing checks off each box on the list! With its large covered porch and a wood fireplace, the immaculate outdoor kitchen has a top-of-the-line grill station, jacuzzi, and extensive acreage for sporting events or games. One thing for sure is that you may yearn to host any occasion with this property as your next home. To view more of this listing, click here.  

2. Theatre Room 

Entertainment becomes the next level when a luxury property contains an in-home theater. The ability to bring the ultimate cinematic experience to your fingertips is a sought amenity many buyers search for when hunting for their next home. What makes an in-home theater top-notch is its ability to incorporate features similar to an actual movie theater. This includes a top-of-the-line av-system, projector, large screens, recessed lighting, and comfortable loungers. The goal of the theater room is to immerse yourself in what's on the screen, whether that be the newest megahit movie or the exciting rival sports game. The cinema room pictured above is from none other than one of our CBHPW luxury listings. This glorious in-home theater offers stadium seating, a high-tech projector, and even mimics the groovy movie theater carpet. To view more of this property, click here. 

3. Large Garages

The standard two-car garage does not cut it for luxury properties. Buyers are looking for substantial space when envisioning the housing of their precious automobiles. Typically, luxury properties have at least a 3-car garage! To any car buff, the garage is not just a space for storing your vehicle. This part of the property could be turned into a luxurious showroom, man cave, or workshop. This beautiful CBHPW luxury property comes with a three-car garage with gorgeous rustic wood garage doors. To view more of this property, click here.  

4. Intricate Ceiling Designs

Raised ceilings and other intricate ceiling styles are quite the fanbase for luxury homes. A room turns from basic to compelling when there is a ceiling feature that adds depth, sophistication, and style. In most luxury dwellings, at least one space must contain a styled ceiling. One of these rooms can be the living room, sitting room, primary bedrooms, and or dining rooms. What exactly are some styles of these ceilings? They are cathedral, tray, beamed, suspended, and coffered. One would love to have any of these exquisite designs in their home!  For example, in this CBHPW luxury listing above. The sitting room contains a beautiful coffered ceiling. The coffered ceiling consists of sunken panels accented by molding, creating a waffle-like appearance. What works well in this room is the brilliant addition of recessed lighting. For more on this property click here

5. Massive Walk-In Closets

Typically an owner of a luxury home tends to live a complete life of luxury. Meaning everything about them is high-end, like their fashion sense. Closets in a luxury home are an extension of the main room and need to boast space and means of organization. Closets these days are not just for hanging clothes. They can be an area to lounge in after using the spa bathroom or a place to put on that fashion show after shopping in the streets of London. For sure, luxury home buyers are looking for closets that encompass organization and can show off their beautiful wardrobe. In this CBHPW luxury home, the primary closet is genuinely massive. This closet incorporates different levels of custom built-in shelving and an island dresser to accommodate all buyers' attire needs. To view more of this property, click here.

6. Relaxing Spa baths

When buyers search for their next home, kitchens and bathrooms are the most focused rooms, which is why main bathrooms in luxury homes are genuinely upping the ante in their need to give that spa-like aura. Features include a jacuzzi bathtub fit for a king, a large walk-in shower that doubles as a steam room, neutral colors, beautiful stone or tile, and lots of space for minimal clutter. In this CBHPW luxury listing, this bathroom truly exuberates comfort and relaxation. The large window allows natural light to encase the room, making the white pop against the darker grays. The unity in neutral colors creates a calming sensation. One can relax in the free-standing tub or use the shower with multi-shower heads in this bathroom. To view more, click here

When buying or selling in the luxury market, we are sure you have seen one or more of these features within the properties. To view, all of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walstons' luxury homes for sale, visit our website at https://www.hpwluxury.com













June
24

Located in Serenity Lake Sudivion of Wake Forest, this stunning HPW Luxury listing offers seclusion and sophistication. As you take the private drive, you will be welcomed by the all-brick custom home that is 1617 Curly Hill Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

Walk through the beautiful wooded double door and embrace the elegance of the two-story foyer. Gleaming, marble floors accentuate the twinkling lights of the grand candle chandelier. The class continues in this area with an alluring hardwood winder staircase accompanied by a wrought iron railing. 

Rounding out the first floor, you will find the sitting room with a french door entryway. This room was built for winter days due to the addition of a charming fireplace. Across the way through the arched doorway is the fanciful dining room. The large tray ceiling gives this room a wide open effect. If the ceiling didn't catch your eye, the dazzling chandelier with a decorative medallion piece sure will! 

The state-of-the-art kitchen adds to this home's luxury title with the extensive range of unique features equipped in this space. Features include a sizable sub-zero refrigerator, stainless steel Viking gas range, and butlers pantry. Plus, the cream-colored french country-style cabinetry pops against the dark granite countertops and black accents that run throughout. 

With the introduction of the summer solstice, take advantage of the long, warm days in the floor-to-ceiling windowed sunroom. Bolstered with multiple skylights, one can enjoy those bird singing bright mornings or the cotton candy sunsets North Carolina is known for. 

This 5,782 square foot home includes two master bedrooms, two respectably large bedrooms on the second floor, and an enormous bonus room. Making this property perfect for working from home or the potential for a growing family. 

View 1617 Curly Hill Court by clicking here. This property is listed by Cindy Glass of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Cary Office. For more information on the HPW Luxury listing, please check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury Magazine or visit https://www.hpwluxury.com.

June
7


Located in the desirable outskirts of Wake Forest, only walking distance from the beautiful Forest Ridge Park. A secluded 7,537 square foot home located in the Wakefield Estates sits beautifully on 1.85 acres of peaceful woodlands.

As you step into this exceptionally exquisite estate, you will be surrounded by fine craftsmanship with luxurious amenities. Each room on the first floor encompasses perfectly situated crown molding paired with a plethora of large French windows. These meticulous details seen throughout give a sense of unity. However, different styles of ceilings give each room its own character, like the fanciful formal dining room with a gray accented tray ceiling and the royal cathedral-ceilinged sitting room

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Tap into your full potential for culinary arts in the spacious and inspiring updated gourmet kitchen. Meals will turn into divine masterpieces with the use of top-of-the-line stainless-steel appliances like a double oven and gas range stove top. If you love to host dinner parties, utilize the sizable butler's pantry, or show off intricate designs like a hooded stone vent at the kitchenette.

 The first-floor owner's suite brings all the charm. Spend your time in the central part of the bedroom and experience the luscious new carpet while setting the mood with the recessed-lit vaulted ceiling. If you are looking for the perfect place to read or enjoy a hot cup of tea, relax in a big comfy chair in the newly updated ensuite.

Escape to what feels like a completely different property by exploring the massive, finished basement. With the opportunity to become an in-law suite or studio apartment, options seem to be endless with this space. As of now, use this area for the ultimate entertainment area with a theatre room that steals the show. Equipped with high-quality surround sound and recliner chairs built for a queen, the only item missing is the buttered popcorn.

Overall, this newly updated home exuberates style and sophistication and includes other refined amenities like a wine cellar, wet bar, and immaculate outdoor firepit!

View 6701 Green Hollow Court by clicking here. This property is listed by Ida Terbet Group of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Raleigh Office. For more information on the HPW Luxury listing, please check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury Magazine or visit https://www.hpwluxury.com. 

March
4


Among the charismatic streets of Oak City, amid museums, parks, and countless nightlife options. You will find the ideally located Dawson Morgan Condominium on 317 W Morgan St. Be encompassed by a taste of class with a traditional style building and entryway of a tall wood-paneled door that opens to the luxurious residences inside.

 Enter the bright, rounded foyer of suite 400, and your eyes will wander the masterfully crafted three-dimensional texture of board and batten paneling paired with detailed crown molding and charming French doors. Which beautifully carries into the quaint and intimate sitting room. While a glorious entrance emits classical elegance, the homes' design effortlessly blends modern sophistication through the rest of the residence.

Come into an open floor concept of the living room and be surrounded by an aesthetically appealing large span of windows, allowing in beautiful panoramic 
views of the Raleigh Skyline plus ample natural light.
Although, bask in privacy and create a pleasant ambiance by lowering the motorized shades and dimming the recessed lighting.


Any culinary enthusiast will appreciate the recently reformed kitchen, a multifunctional area of sleek lines, crisp contemporary colors, and boasting professional-caliber appliances, including a Subzero 2 column fridge and freezer, Wolfe induction cooktop, GE monogram WIFI double ovens, two Boschdishwashers, and spacious butler's pantry. Entertainment can be simultaneous with plenty of room around the two marble-topped islands.

The luxurious owner's suite includes a lavish bedroom with a custom walk-in closet. Venture into the wondrous bath, and the defining elements of ornate details, contrasting textures, freestanding tub, and spacious dual vanities sweep you into feeling like you just booked an extended stay at the spa.

 While this newly renovated condominium is flawlessly crafted and maintained, the residence comprises contemporary amenities, such as eclectic light fixtures, WIFI thermostats, engineered hardwood flooring, a wine refrigerator, and a sizable balcony.

View the entire property listed by Margaret Sophie of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Cary Office. For more information on the HPW Luxury listing, please check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury Magazine or visit https://hpwluxury.com.

February
10

Pursued by those in search of serene environments, the Devonshire Community is located on the western side of Wake Forest, nestled amongst trees bordering the Falls Lake State Recreation area with abundant recreational activities and parks. 

 A tree-lined drive through the custom-built neighborhood leads to the charming 1213 Kalworth Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587. The circular driveway provides a focal point to the symmetrical façade, steep roof, and beautiful multicolored bricks. Introducing a traditional residence with a refined Cape Cod inspirational look.

 Enter through the beautiful glass-paneled door, and one is welcomed by wonderfully vibrant wood floors that draw your eye upwards to the seamlessly matching wood coffered ceiling, characterizing the residence's customary elegance. Nearby one can indulge in their love for book reading in the cozy, coffered ceiling study with a grand built-in wood library. 

 Beyond the great room, the diagonally laid hardwoods lead to the spacious Chef's kitchen. The Viking gas range and pot filler faucet will allow you to cook with ease, while the beauty of the intricately designed backsplash and the subtle hint of gold in the granite countertops will make it perfect for hosting in the eat-in kitchen.

 The first-floor primary bedroom expresses style and craftsmanship with a double tray ceiling. An added visual interest to the room, your eyes will then wander to the delightful sunshine-filled sitting area. Need to unwind? Indulge in the spa bathroom and then lounge in the massive California closet!

This luxury home features an outdoor lover's paradise on more than one acre of wooded land. Satisfy your green thumb in the enclosed garden area. Or maybe indulge in competition and show off your athletic skills on the sports court! Whatever you decide, make sure to leave the rivalry on the court because the paver stone patios will lead you to the enchanting stone-surrounded fire pit for a night under the stars.

View the full property listed by Jim Allen of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Raleigh-Midtown office. Or for more information on HPW Luxury listings, check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury magazine or visit https://www.hpwluxury.com

May
13

Sitting on a beautiful and private, landscaped lot in North Raleigh's The Registry, this stately manor embodies all the elegance and attention to detail that has become desired in a custom luxury home.

Built by Carter Homes, this estate provides an open floor plan with the finest woodwork and moldings throughout its nearly 6,800 square feet of living space. A magnificent kitchen boasts granite countertops, top-of-the-line appliances and a large island complete with a built-in wine fridge. The graciously sized master retreat can be found on the main level along with its beautiful spa-like bathroom. And rounding out the main level is the family room with custom, built-in shelves as well as the dining room, utility room and office. 

Upstairs are three bedrooms each with its own bathroom, an additional laundry room and a large bonus room with a built-in wet bar – perfect for entertaining guests or saving yourself a trip downstairs for a beverage. Speaking of downstairs – there is a huge, finished basement with a recreational room, wet bar, bedroom and bathroom as well as direct access to the sizeable, covered patio.

Enjoy overlooking the stunningly landscaped and private backyard from the deck or the screened porch with a fireplace thus allowing for relaxing and entertaining all year long.

View the full property listed by Rose Brogli of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston North Raleigh office.

For more information on HPW Luxury listings, check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury magazine.

May
6

When it comes to luxury, top dollar is paid for not only the finer things in life but for convenience. When it comes to Chatham Park, the convenience factor gets a 10 out of 10 rating. From 5G network connectivity to dining and shops to healthcare and schools, the luxury of living in Chatham Park resides in its proximity to life's necessities.

This eye-catching, contemporary masterpiece is a custom model home located in the one-of-a-kind Chatham Park community. Situated on a half acre lot, this home is convenient to parks, greenways, walking trails and all future mixed use development that will make Chatham Park one of the premier communities in Central North Carolina.

A dramatic two-story foyer opens to a spacious great room and living room which blend together with the kitchen making this an entertainer's dream floorplan. A huge island quartz countertops, a six burner gas range, wet bar and walk-in pantry highlight the light-filled kitchen. Rounding out the main level is the owner's suite and spa bath which comes complete with a luxurious and modern walk-in shower. Upstairs is a large bonus room, two more bedrooms as well as two unfinished flex rooms both with windows to allow the natural light flow through. And going back to that whole convenience factor – how about this home has laundry on both levels?

Enjoy the outside porch all year long – turn the fan on during the warmer months and hit the switch to the gas fireplace during the cooler ones. And finally, this stunning contemporary home has pristine landscaping in place and will therefore always provide a solid first impression along with its stunning façade.

View the full property listed by Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston New Homes & Land Office.  

For more information on HPW Luxury listings, check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury magazine.

 

 

May
5

HPW Luxury Magazine - May 2021

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April
20

When it comes to selling luxury homes, Coldwell Banker is the global leader with a program that redefines the world of luxury real estate marketing. The prestige of the Coldwell Banker name, state-of-the-art technology and one of real estate's most robust global networks comprised of over 92,000 agents in 3,000 offices spanning over 44 countries, it should come as no surprise that Coldwell Banker is the #1 company when it comes to buying and selling luxury real estate. So, when it comes to buying and selling luxury real estate in the Triangle, there is only one company that truly knows what it means to lead the way: Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston. As the #1 real estate company in the Triangle, CBHPW sells more luxury real estate than any other company.

The Triangle Business Journal just released the list of the top 25 most expensive homes sold in the Triangle over the past 12 months and nine of those transactions had at least one Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agent involved. Seven of those homes were listed by an HPW agent and three of those transactions had an HPW agent on the buy side. John Young and Leslie Young of The Young Team, listed five of the top 25 homes in the luxurious North Raleigh neighborhood of Avalaire. Rounding out this extraordinary list of homes sold in the Triangle were The Ida Terbet Group, Dennis Igboko, Kathleen Olechovsky and The Jim Allen Group and Jodie Luke, who represented both sides of the transaction for eleventh most expensive home sold.

Take a look at these absolutely stunning luxury homes that our HPW agents helped sell this past year.

 

#9

Leslie Young (Listing Agent)

5117 Avalaire Oaks Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614

Sold Price: $2,777,030

Neighborhood: Avalaire


#10

Dennis Igboko (Selling Agent)

6505 Century Oak Court, Raleigh, NC 27613

Sold Price: $2,737,806

Neighborhood: Southern Hills Estates


#11

The Ida Terbet Group (Listing Agent)

12324 Birchfalls Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614

Sold Price: $2,658,000

Neighborhood: Bay Leaf Farm


#15

The Jim Allen Group (Listing Agent)

Jodie Luke (Selling Agent)

1705 Hunting Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27615

Sold Price: $2,464,140

Neighborhood: North Ridge


#19

John Young (Listing Agent)

1509 Grand Willow Way, Raleigh, NC 27614

Sold Price: $2,350,000

Neighborhood: Avalaire


#20

Leslie Young (Listing Agent)

1445 Bailey Hill Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614

Sold Price: $2,300,000

Neighborhood: Avalaire


#22

John Young (Listing Agent)

1537 Grand Willow Way, Raleigh, NC 27614

Sold Price: $2,255,000

Neighborhood: Avalaire


#24

Kathleen Olechovsky (Selling Agent)

1601 Estate Valley Lane, Raleigh, NC 27513

Sold Price: $2,175,000

Neighborhood: Southern Hills Estates


#25

Leslie Young (Listing Agent)

1517 Grand Willow Way, Raleigh, NC 27514

Sold Price: $2,175,000

Neighborhood: Avalaire


For more information on our HPW Luxury listings, check out the latest edition of our HPW Luxury Magazine.

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