Best of Homes for Sale in Gwinnett & Walton

There have been some amazing homes come and go in our neck of the woods over the last year, and I've enjoyed every minute of exploring them. Here are a few that I've come across online or via showings.  

Note: Listing offices noted below.

2875 Darlington Pointe, Duluth - Designed by Nate Berkus! 

via Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties


3850 The Battery, Duluth

via Keller Williams Realty Chattahoochee North


1598 Glenhaven Way, Lawrenceville

via Keller Williams Realty, First Atlanta


8065 Georgetown Circle, Suwanee

via RE/MAX CENTER


4469 Grady Smith Road, Loganville

via RE/MAX CENTER


1800 Alcovy Mountain Road, Monroe

via Keller Williams Atlanta Metro


2629 Jacobs Crest Cove, Grayson

via Virtual Properties Realty


1413 Richmond Oak Court, Loganville

via RE/MAX Preferred


2305 Ridgedale Drive, Grayson - not in a neighborhood! 

via RE/MAX Preferred


2717 Powell Court, Monroe

via Classic Homes Realty of Atlanta


2395 Ho Hum Hollow Road, Monroe - cute as can be!

via Chapman Hall Professionals Realty


85 Little Barley Lane, Grayson

via REMAX Legends

 




The Atlanta Holiday Home: Number One on Your Christmas List

My idea of the perfect start to the holiday season is an absolute overload of all things festive around me. While I'm at home, I prefer to have Hallmark movies running constantly with a cup of cider wassail in my hand. While out, I expect to see main streets decorated for Christmas and holiday music on the radio. And just to make sure my holiday cup runneth over, of course I love to attend as many holiday home events as possible.

This year, the home that had me in the spirit was the Atlanta Holiday Home, an annual event brought to us by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine. The house is a newly constructed and decorated home, where Atlanta's finest designers are invited exclusively to decorate specific rooms. I had the opportunity to serve as a volunteer for the event during opening week and let me tell you, the home does not disappoint. 

7500 square feet of a gorgeous floor plan with impeccably designed architectural details. The showhouse is located on Habersham Road in Atlanta. It was designed by Harrison Design Associates and constructed by Sheehan Built homes. And for a mere 3.5 million, the home can be all yours. If you haven't yet, purchase your Atlanta Holiday Home tickets online, and use these as your preview of what you'll be seeing in person. 


Walton County Homes for Sale - Thanksgiving Edition

In celebration of the holiday week, I wanted to share with you the homes for sale in Walton County that are not only adorable, but would also make the perfect setting for a Thanksgiving soiree! 

What I love about the homes in Walton County is that there is so much to choose from at reasonable prices. From the picture perfect neighborhoods to the grand estates, homes in Walton County offer an easy commute to major highways and interstates, while staying tucked away into a charming small town setting. 

And while we're on the subject, here's a secret about selling your home during the holidays. 

Some may say that the holiday season is the worse for real estate.. but I actually completely disagree. While many choose to wait to sell their home until the spring, there are still plenty of buyers on the hunt for their perfect home throughout November and December. And the best part about selling during the holidays... less competition! 

Though counterintuitive, selling your home during November and December may be the secret to selling quickly and at a great price. After all, there are less homes for buyers to choose from and often, buyers will simply wait until after the holidays to close. 

So, without further adieu, here are some of {in my opinion} the most perfect homes available in Walton County. And remember, simply contact me if you'd like to get a closer look.

112 Ivey Brooke Drive in Bethlehem, GA

Serious curb appeal and located in one of the most convenient locations I can think of. Minutes from 316 and a brand new Target. 

Listed By: Remax Legends

 

302 Annslee Circle in Loganville, GA

Such a charmer. This is a beautiful home on a level lot with all kind of upgrades and built-ins. 

Listed By: Keller William Atlanta Metro East

 

380 Paul Smith Road in Covington, GA

If you're looking for land and an modest home to help you enjoy those incredible views, this one is for you. Just look at the stunning pasture space! 

Listed By: GA Horse Farm Inc. 

 

804 Oakridge Terrace in Loganville, GA

Located in the beautiful neighborhood of Richmond Place, this home has plenty of room for entertaining or a big family. With 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and a neighborhood pool, you'll have plenty to keep the family busy.

Listed By: Keller Williams Atlanta Partners 

 

1189 StappStuddard Road in Social Circle, GA

This home looks like something pulled straight out of a Southern Living magazine. In this home you'll find amazing porches and a charming layout, as well as a few acres for your chickens!

Listed By North Point Brokers

 

1540 Overlook Pass Road in Monroe, GA

It'd be an understatement to say this home has it all. Take a look at the beautiful kitchen and living room details.. and then, remember that it is situated quaintly along the water in Alcovy Lakes. Perfection. 

Listed By: Southern Classic Realtors

 

1601 Rivermist Drive in Monroe, GA

They say the devil's in the details. Here, we see the beauty in the details. With so many porches, this home is easily comparable to a mountain getaway. Take a look at the incredible ceiling and design in the dining area and the incredible shower in the master bath.

Listed By: Keller William Realty Atlanta Metro East

2019 Windsong Way in Monroe, GA

The double porch exterior of this home and it's location along the golf course is perfect for anyone wanting a laid back lifestyle in Providence Club. 

Listed By: Palmer House Properties

2393 Alcovy Station in Covington, GA

So much acreage doesn't often come along with an equally attractive home. This house offers so much for entertaining with both outside activities like the fire pit, as well as a modern kitchen that opens to the living room.

Listed By: Palmerhouse Properties

2808 Brockington Creek Pass in Monroe, GA

There's nothing like the smell of a newly constructed home. This home offers a stunning kitchen with an island as well as a great outdoor fireplace.. all the holiday entertaining necessities if you ask me. 

Listed By: Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices GA 

 

3141 Stewart Lake Road in Monroe, GA

Last but not least, this one is a complete charmer. Take a look at the beautiful hardwood flooring and welcoming front porch. 

Listed By: PSH Real Estate


Weekly Gwinnett Real Estate Favorites

I'm constantly coming across homes that should be shared. These are houses that offer something special.. whether it's an incredible price, the perfect floor plan, or a crazy beautiful view, these are the homes here in our own back yards that are absolutely stunning! Here are a few of my favorite listings available in Gwinnett County. And for my Walton County friends - I have plenty more for you coming soon!  

Gwinnett County Homes 

This home is located at the Landing at Bay Creek. Take a look at how charmingly it has been decorated and well maintained - it's perfect for any first time buyers. Listed by: SDC Realty, LLC. 

 

The next home is in Wheatfields Reserve, conveniently located near Sugarloaf Parkway. This example photo represents the new construction in the neighborhood. This particular plan happens to have a whopping 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms -- maybe you could now have a place to store all those extra shoes? Listed by: Paran Realty

 

Open floor plan. Huge master bedroom.

My favorite features of this home is how well it was designed to cater to a range of families. Whether you have a few kids and need room for them to spread out, or if you're solo and happen to be a fan of having the perfect master retreat - this home is for you. Listed by: Engel & Volkers Buckhead Atlanta

 

Now this one.. if you have an eye for style, here you go. This home is absolutely gorgeous. From the paint colors, to it's prime location in Grayson, this one is on my list if I ever win the lottery. Listed by: Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners 






Can a Bathroom Become a Living Space?

So I'm sure when you walk into a new home, the first thought rushing into your mind is not "Oh I just cannot wait to see the bathrooms!" But you might be surprised at what kind of features bathrooms are offering these days. And no, I'm not talking about throwing a TV on a wall so that you never have to leave the bathtub. I'm talking about the way you can dress up the bathroom once you call the space your own.

Inspired by a home I recently showed to a client, take a scroll through these incredible bathrooms that offer not only a space to take care of business, but also a space to chat, pamper, play dress up, whatever! And all with the use of cleverly casual furniture and design. 

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