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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













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
8

This newly constructed, modern farmhouse in Chapel Hill's exclusive Governors Club feels like the perfect mountain retreat while having access (and views) to a golf course and the country club lifestyle.

No details were left out in the construction and thoughtful design of this estate which consists of 6 ensuite bathrooms including a main floor guest suite plus a 7th in-law or nanny suite with full bath access, indoor parking for four vehicles, two office spaces, two laundry rooms and five fireplaces.

Clean lines and modern touches can be seen throughout the 8,500 square feet of living space. Your eyes will be drawn to the fully covered, quartz kitchen island, followed by the Thermador appliances, wood beams and scullery. A stunning master suite impresses with a vaulted ceiling, fireplace, balcony and a luxurious spa bath.

Outside, you'll find a courtyard, a screen porch with a fireplace and a lower level summer kitchen patio complete with a built-in grill and wood burning fireplace. 

View the full property listed by Christine Knapp of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Chapel Hill office.

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

March
31

HPW Luxury Magazine - April 2021

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March
25

Located off of Glenwood Avenue in the desirable Haywood community, this stunning cape cod exudes Southern charm and sophistication (and beautiful site-finished hardwood floors) throughout its nearly 4,900 square feet of living space.

 An open concept floor plan allows for easy entertaining of family and friends. Enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen which overlooks the family room and its detailed coffered ceiling. A large master suite with a spa-like bathroom and freestanding tub is accompanied by four additional bedrooms and full bathrooms in this breathtaking home.

 Downstairs you will find a partially finished, walk out basement with a huge recreational room, wine fridge and a guest suite. Head outside from there to relax on a covered patio or climb the stairs to the large deck above to catch some rays. Adjacent to the sprawling deck is a cozy screen porch where you can enjoy the upcoming spring days and summer nights.

 

View the full property listed by Mary McCrery of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Midtown-Falls office.

 

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

March
18

Tucked away in North Raleigh's Chatsworth, 1117 Baslow Brook Court is an architectural gemstone. 

This one-of-a-kind contemporary estate is skillfully oriented on 2.2 acres of property thus maximizing views of nature and meandering creeks. Proceed up the long driveway and you will be greeted with natural stone, solid maple doors and glass encompassing this stunning masterpiece.

Inside you will find more stone walls, custom cabinetry, soaring 20-foot ceilings and an abundance of windows to let the natural light flow freely throughout the 7,800+ square feet of living space. Each space within this estate holds a level of detail that is unmatched. 

With a lower level gym, theater and a completely enclosed, private pool and cabana, this home has the quintessential entertainment options for everyone to enjoy.  

View the full property listed by Kimberly Conroy 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.

March
4

What comes to mind when you think of luxury living? Is it massive amounts of entertaining space? Is it exceptional views? Is it attention to detail? What about proximity to a championship golf course?

If you nodded your head in agreement with all of the questions above, then say hello to this HPW Luxury listing. Located in Wake Forest, 6320 Wakefalls Drive sits on 3.5 acres in the exclusive Wakefield Estates.

This breathtaking, French Country home boasts spacious main floor living areas and soaring ceilings throughout its nearly 6,800 square feet. The first-floor master retreat comes complete with a large, screened porch and gas fireplace.

On the lower level, you will find multiple areas for entertaining including billiards, a wet bar, theater and a golf simulator. If that wasn't enough, enjoy views from the large back deck that overlooks the in-ground saltwater pool, fire pit, outdoor kitchen and dining area as well as a 946 square foot guest house.

View the full property listed by J.W. Shearin out of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Cary office.

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

March
2

HPW Luxury Magazine - March 2021

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February
18

Breathtaking views of the North Ridge golf course and over 12,000 square feet of living space are just two of the many appealing luxuries of 1412 Hedgelawn Way.  Inside you will find unique design, the finest quality craftsmanship and numerous upscale amenities.

With a wall of windows overlooking the golf course, the two-story great room provides the perfect space for entertaining. Nearby is the gourmet chef's kitchen with an enormous walk-in and well-equipped butler's pantry as well as the breakfast area and wine bar. 

The entertaining continues on the lower level within the recreational room where you can enjoy a game of pool or have a seat at the pub whose abundance of detail will make you feel as though you are sitting at an authentic public house in England. You can also browse for your favorite bottle of merlot in the wine cellar then head outside to enjoy a glass on one of the covered patios or near the stone fireplace.  

After entertaining, catch a movie in the theater room to end the evening before retreating to the elegant master suite with a picture-perfect spa bath that looks like something out of a magazine.  

View the full property listed by Leslie Young out of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Midtown-Falls office.

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

February
11

When it comes to location, it doesn't get much better than 2101 Cameron Manor Way.  Located within the sophisticated and elegant 904 Oberlin, this stunning brownstone style home is just steps from the Village District where your options for dining and shopping are nearly endless.

Inside are clean lines and sleek, modern design seamlessly blended with timeless charm. Voluminous ceilings and oversized windows allow for an abundance of natural light to flow through this spacious open floor plan. Thermador appliances and custom cabinetry highlight the beautifully designed kitchen.

From the two-car attached garage on the lower level to the rooftop terrace, all levels of this home are accessible by staircase or the personal elevator thus providing everyone the ability to enjoy the private rooftop terrace and amazing views of downtown Raleigh.

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

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

February
4

This stately, all brick estate, is located in one of North Raleigh's premier neighborhoods, Chatsworth. Sitting on over an acre, 1116 Longstone Way has a private backyard with a park-like setting and beautiful English arbors.

 Inside hardwoods cover all living areas along with heavy molding throughout. A two-story family room is adorned with a wall of windows and stunning white columns. This great room opens up to the fabulous chef's kitchen complete with a six-burner Viking range, Subzero refrigerator, butler's pantry, wine fridge and wet bar.

Conveniently located on the first floor, the master suite is equipped with a fireplace, a gorgeous spa bath with dual vanities, a whirlpool tub and a European walk-in shower.  Rounding out the main level is a solarium and exercise room.

Upstairs are four bedrooms, an executive office and a bonus room. And certainly, one of the highlights of this estate is the wine cellar found on the very bottom level. Follow the wooden and winding staircase down to the brick-lined walls and decorative display that looks like it came straight from a vineyard.

View the full property listed by Kathy Beacham 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.

January
28

A classic MacGregor elegance, 114 Lochinvar Court is situated on one of the 9th hole of MacGregor Downs Country Club. Beautiful landscaping covers every inch of this .85 acre, cul-de-sac lot. 

A grandeur entrance leads to an open floor plan that shows off the sophistication and charm throughout the 5,430 square feet interior.  Generously sized bedrooms and bonus rooms provide both space and privacy and are among the many standouts this home has to offer.  

The kitchen comes complete with top of the line, Sub Zero refrigerator, Dacor 6 six burner gas range, dual Bosch dishwashers and a built-in wine fridge.  A must-see is the main floor master suite with a stone fireplace, golf course views, a luxurious walk-in shower and his and her closets.  

Head out back to enjoy the large, stone patio – truly an entertainer's dream. Located closer to the fairway is an upper patio where you can enjoy watching your fellow country club members enjoy the links.

View the full property listed by Margaret Sophie of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Cary office.

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

January
21

Timeless style and casual sophistication sum up everything 5212 Wynneford Way has to offer.

Spread out and enjoy all 9,345 square feet of this remarkable estate. Located in Devon, one of North Raleigh's most desirable luxury neighborhoods, this Steve Dilger built home exudes class. From its fine craftsmanship to its thoughtful design, this home provides upscale living throughout.

A gourmet kitchen complete with premier appliances, custom cabinets and a butler's pantry, opens up to the breakfast room and outdoor patio. A large family room with a beautiful coffered ceiling and the owner's retreat are both found on the main floor of this estate.

Four bedrooms plus an office, bonus room, loft and balcony round out the second level. The third floor offers a full guest retreat and the basement has been exceptionally finished with a bar, kitchenette, wine tasting room, media room, exercise room and sauna.

And finally, enjoy immense privacy as you soak up the sun in a luxurious saltwater pool with a spa.

View the full property listed by Kimberly Conroy 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.

January
14

When you hear the words "historic home" you tend to think old, like maybe it was built in the early 1900s or even the late 1800s. The Bellewood Estate at 2200 Oxford Rd in Henderson was built in 1760. That means this home has stood through the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, four different centuries and predates both electricity and the telephone.  

Sitting on almost 10 acres of land, this historic estate will greet you with a gated entry, a circular driveway and every ounce of historic charm you would ever want along with all of the modern amenities we've come to love and expect.

Five bedrooms and five bathrooms are included in the nearly 4,600 square foot farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and renovated by the current owners. Those looking for that piece of history need not worry though – the aspects of this home that make it truly unique have been preserved and can be seen in the details. Take for instance the fireplace in the master bath or the grandeur staircase in the foyer or how about the bookcase that is a secret door in the third floor study. 

The main house is accompanied by a separate apartment, six stall barn and a pool house for the heated, saltwater pool.

View the full property listed by Mary Kathryn Basnight of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Midtown-Falls office.

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

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