July 12, 2020

The American Home: Brick and Stone Home In Atlanta, GA


Located minutes from Buckhead's fine shops and restaurants, 4231 Wieuca Road NE in Atlanta, GA was built in 2006 and is situated on a lot with flat backyard fit for play or relaxation. Clad in brick and stone, the family-friendly residence boasts an open floor plan with spaces perfect for casual entertaining.

July 11, 2020

18,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Mansion In Bradbury, CA


Located in guard-gated Bradbury Estates, 165 Circle Drive is a European-inspired new build in Bradbury, CA that is situated on just over two acres of land with sprawling lawns and mature landscaping and boasting sweeping views of the city and mountains.

July 10, 2020

9,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Stucco Mansion In Houston, TX


Situated on nearly an acre of land, 722 E Friar Tuck Lane in Houston, TX is the perfect marriage of European design and contemporary flair. Built in 2018, the stucco residence boasts an interior rich with imported limestone and aged oak hardwoods throughout, adding to its refined sophistication.

July 9, 2020

16,000 Square Foot French-Inspired Stone New Build In Potomac, MD


9305 Inglewood Court in Potomac, MD is stately French-inspired new build that is situated on just two acres of land backing to towering trees for immense privacy. Meticulously constructed by ALM Builders, the four-sides stone residence boasts a combination of Old World craftsmanship on the outside and high-tech modern on the inside; it is imposing, yet inviting and fit for grand-scale entertaining.

July 8, 2020

The American Home: Waterfront Home In Huntington, NY (FLOOR PLANS)


Fashioned after a villa on the Mediterranean coast, 5 Bouton Point Road in Huntington, NY is a breathtaking home that was built in 2016 and is situated on just over two acres of land, boasting 400 feet of beach and peerless water views!

July 7, 2020

10,000 Square Foot Waterfront New Build In Coral Gables, FL


This breathtaking new build at 125 Solana Prado in Coral Gables, FL is waterfront living at its finest. A harmonious blend of modern living and classic luxury, the residence was designed and built for entertaining family and friends. Situated on just over a half acre of land with 140 feet of water frontage, there is direct boat access to Miami's shimmering waterways and bays.

July 6, 2020

20,000 Square Foot Mediterranean-Inspired Mega Mansion In Houston, TX


8823 Harness Creek Lane in Houston, TX is opulence personified! Taking four years to construct, it boasts a limestone exterior and an interior rich with intricate details found throughout each of its embassy-sized gathering rooms that are fit for grand scale entertaining. Located in Houston's prestigious guard-gated Stablewood luxury community, the stately residence was built in 1999 and is situated on just over an acre and a half of land.

July 5, 2020

The American Home: Newly Built Modern Farmhouse In St. Helena, CA


861 Conn Valley Road in St. Helena, CA is a new build that is finished in the highest quality building materials. Expanses of glass, stained woods, exposed structural steel, and natural limestone organically come together to form this modern farmhouse that sits on nearly 11 acres of land and boasts peerless views of the vineyards below as well as Pritchard Hill and Lake Hennessy.

July 4, 2020

The American Mansion: French-Inspired Waterfront Home In Bloomfield Hills, MI


Meticulously constructed by Lamanen Construction, 1424 Inwoods Circle in Bloomfield Hills, MI is a stately French-inspired brick and stone home that was built in 2016 and is situated on just over a half acre of land with direct access to Lower Long Lake.

July 3, 2020

The American Home: Historical Mediterranean-Style Home In San Francisco, CA


101 Commonwealth Avenue in San Francisco, CA is a historical Mediterranean-inspired stucco home that was built in 1932 and is situated on a corner lot behind tall manicured hedges.

July 2, 2020

28,000 Square Foot Chateau-Inspired Mega Mansion In Clifton, VA (VIDEO)


This architect-designed mega mansion is fashioned after some of the most breathtaking chateaus in the French countrysides. Built in 2000, the private retreat that is nestled quietly away in the woods on five acres of land just outside of historic Clifton, VA. The design is inspired by European architecture, marrying Old World charm with modern luxury that complements today's standard of living.

July 1, 2020

11,000 Square Foot Colonial-Style Stucco and Stone Mansion In Wilmington, DE


111 Centrenest Lane in Wilimington, DE is a beautiful custom home with a re-imagined exterior that now showcases both stucco and stone finishes. The stately Colonial-inspired residence was built in 2001 and is situated on nearly three acres of land. Built with entertaining in mind, it boasts indoor and outdoor spaces that provide ample room for large parties or simple intimate gatherings.

8,000 Square Foot Contemporary Traditional-Style Mansion In Elkhorn, NE


The mansion at 1509 S 218th Street in Elkhorn, NE is a near-perfect definition of resort-style living with its contemporary-driven exterior that is matched only by the warm and inviting decor of the interior. Built in 2015, the vacation-like residence is situated on a half acre of land in The Prairies and boasts a rolling green lawn and tall trees.

June 30, 2020

The American Home: "Best In Show" Brick Home In Germantown, TN


3230 Chapel Woods Cove in Germantown, TN is a charming "Best In Show" brick home that was built in 2017 and is situated on a half acre of land about 25 miles east of the Memphis city center. And it boasts a functional and comfortable floor plan is open and flooded with natural light.

June 29, 2020

The American Home: European-Style Brick Home In Sandy Springs, GA


This beautiful and well-appointed Harrison-designed European-inspired brick home is located just outside of the Atlanta city limits on just two acres of land in Sandy Springs, GA. Built in 2000 by Goodsell Associates, Inc., the stately residence boasts 10'-12' ceilings on the main level and a floor plan that suits both entertaining and intimate relaxation.

June 28, 2020

8,000 Square Foot Brick and Stone Mansion In Bloomfield Hills, MI


899 Lone Pine Road in Bloomfield Hills, MI is a stately Georgian-style brick and stone-accented mansion that was built in 2001 and is situated on just over two acres of land.

The American Home: French Country-Style Home In West Linn, OR (FLOOR PLANS)


Located atop of Pete's Mountain, 26180 SW French Oak Drive in West Linn, OR is French Country-style home that was built in 2016 and is situated on just under two acres of land. Boasting sweeping views of Mt. Hood and Tumwater Vineyard, the stucco and stone Pacific Northwest residence seamlessly blends Old World charm with complementary contemporary finishes.

June 27, 2020

18,000 Square Foot Brick and Stone Mansion In Atlanta, GA (FLOOR PLANS)


Located in Atlanta's prestigious Buckhead neighborhood, 1001 West Paces Ferry Road NW is an exquisite renovation of grand yet livable proportions. The stately brick and stone European-inspired mansion was built in 2010 and is situated on just over an acre of land shrouded by thick heavy pines that provide the utmost in natural privacy.

June 26, 2020

Casino Mogul Steve Wynn's 13,000 Square Foot Mansion In Las Vegas, NV


American businessman and casino mogul Steve Wynn has listed his European-inspired mansion that was built in 2001 and is situated on nearly 1.5 acres of land. Located Northwest of the Las Vegas Strip within the award-winning Summerlin community, the recently modernized villa boasts golf course and mountain views through large windows from the second floor.

June 25, 2020

The American Home: Newly Built Home In Atlanta, GA


Beautiful new construction by Crestar Homes, located in Atlanta's sought-after Chastain Park neighborhood close to shops, restaurants, and the 268-acre activity-rich Chastain Park. Situated on just over an acre of land, this Harrison Design plan is traditionally-inspired and complete with countless modern amenities for today's lifestyle.

June 24, 2020

12,000 Square Foot Georgian Colonial Mansion In Purchase, NY (FLOOR PLANS)


Located less than 20 minutes from Greenwich, CT and just over an hour from New York City, 3889 Purchase Street in Purchase, NY is a stately Georgian Colonial-style four-sides brick mansion that was built in 2008 and is situated on just three acres of land.

June 23, 2020

16,000 Square Foot Brick and Stone New Build In Old Westbury, NY (FLOOR PLANS)


Located 25 miles east of New York City, Clock Tower Lane in Old Westbury, NY is a newly built mansion that is clad in brick and stone accents. It is situated on five acres of land and surrounded by heavy mature trees providing the utmost in privacy.

8,000 Square Foot French-Inspired Stucco New Build In Dallas, TX


At the corners of Lennox and Isabella Lanes, sits this breathtaking French-inspired new build in Dallas, TX. Situated on just over an acre of land, the stucco residence showcases an exterior that pays homage to the fine countryside chateaus in France and boasts an interior that is rich in modern amenities suited especially for today's standard of living.

June 22, 2020

22,000 Square Foot Stucco and Stone Mega Mansion In Alpine, UT


639 N Alpine Boulevard in Alpine, UT truly defines resort-style living. It is a four-story architect-designed oasis combining uncompromising design with impeccable craftsmanship. Located about 32 miles south of the state's capital, it was built in 2015 and is situated on nearly two acres of land.

June 21, 2020

The American Home: Shingle and Stone New Build In Overland Park, KS


The new build at 16913 Bond Street in Overland Park, KS is situated on just under an acre of land and expertly constructed by Todd Hill Homes. The shingle and stone home boasts an open floor plan that is very functional and complements today's modern way of living.

Newly Built 9,000 Square Foot Brick and Stone Mansion In McLean, VA


Presenting an exquisite new build on nearly an acre of land on quiet Mackall Farms Lane in McLean, VA. The brick and stone mansion features approximately 9,454 square feet of functional living space with two levels above ground and walkout lower level.

June 20, 2020

12,000 Square Foot Georgian-Style Brick Mansion In Greenwich, CT


95 Richmond Hill Road in Greenwich, CT was built in 2006 by award-winning builder Dibico Construction and situated on a just over four acres of finely manicured land about an hour from New York City. The brick and limestone-accented Georgian-style mansion showcases a seamless combination breathtaking classic design and modern elegance.

June 19, 2020

17,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Stone Mansion In Hinsdale, IL


This European-inspired stone mansion at 325 E 8th Street in Hinsdale, IL was built in 2013 and is situated on nearly two acres of land is professionally landscaped and maintained. Designed for upscale entertaining, the stately residence sits behind a stone wall and restored iron gates (from the original historic estate) at the end of a long driveway lined with tall mature trees; all providing complete privacy.

June 18, 2020

9,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Stucco Mansion In Atlanta, GA


Designed by architect Keith Summerour, the mansion at 220 Nacoochee Drive NW in Atlanta, GA was built in 2005 and is situated on nearly 1.5 acres of land in the heart of Buckhead. Fashioned after a fine European countryside manor and clad in stucco, the impressive designer residence boasts a free-flowing floor plan that complements an environment for entertaining and boasts a bevy of modern amenities fit for today's way of living.

June 17, 2020

14,000 Square Foot French-Style New Build In Potomac, MD (FLOOR PLANS)


11345 Albertmyrtle Road in Potomac, MD is a brick French Provincial-inspired mansion that was built in 2019 and is situated on two acres of flat land at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Known as "La Clara", this stately residence was custom designed to meet the needs of the modern family, boasting rooms for grand scale entertaining as well as for simple intimate relaxation.

June 16, 2020

8,000 Square Foot Historical Greek Revival-Style Mansion In Savannah, GA


20 W Jones Street in Savannah, GA is one of the town's crown jewels, with a great deal of its original charm still very much a part of the renovated residence. Exuding the ultimate in Savannah style, the Greek Revival-style mansion was built in 1848 and is situated on a corner lot in the middle of the historic district. It boasts a bevy of entertaining rooms as well rooms for private living, ideal for grand parties or simple rest and relaxation.

Newly Built 15,000 Square Foot Modern Mansion In Beverly Hills, CA


Situated on a 0.78 acre corner lot in Beverly Hills, CA this William Hefner-designed modern mansion represents the finest in craftsmanship, refinement, and sophistication. Located just minutes from the epicenter of the prestigious town, this exquisite newly built residence boasts a bevy of light-filled public spaces that were designed for both grand scale entertaining and simple relaxation.

June 15, 2020

25,000 Square Foot Waterfront Mega Mansio In Wainscott, NY (FLOOR PLANS)


Located at the end of a half-mile driveway on the peninsula of Georgica Pond with 25 private acres, "Burnt Point" is an iconic Hamptons waterfront estate that was custom designed by architect Francis Fleetwood and built in 2000. With over 2,000 feet of direct water frontage, 38 Matthews Road in Wainscott, NY boasts sweeping views of Georgica Pond and Atlantic Ocean from virtually every room.

June 14, 2020

13,000 Square Foot Historical Brick Mansion In Washington, DC


Located at the corner of 30th and N Streets in DC's renowned Georgetown, this stately historic mansion was built in 1907 and boasts neighborhood and river views from the top floor. With five elevator-accessible levels and a seamlessly connected floor plan with a bevy of public rooms, the Colonial Revival-style residence was designed with large scale entertaining in mind.

June 13, 2020

12,000 Square Foot Waterfront Mansion In Barrington, RI (FLOOR PLANS)


Located 12 miles from Providence and one hour from Boston, 85 Nayatt Road in Barrington, RI is a four-level French Normandy-inspired mansion that was built in 2005 and is situated on just about four acres of land boasting peerless views of the Narragansett Bay.

June 12, 2020

9,000 Square Foot Historical Brick and Stone Mansion In Atlanta, GA


Dubbed "Knollwood", this stately historic mansion was designed by Philip T. Shutze and is situated on 2.7 acres of land in prestigious Buckhead's Tuxedo Park neighborhood. Built in 1931, the brick and stone-accented residence has received some renovations in recent years which has enhanced its inviting warmth while boasting monumentally-sized interior spaces.

June 11, 2020

10,000 Square Foot Mediterranean-Style Stone Mansion In Granada Hills, CA


Boasting an open floor plan that seamlessly connects its living spaces, 12009 Longacre Avenue in Granada Hills, CA, is an entertainer's dream home with an abundance of extravagant volume and complementary rich finishes. Located just 30 minutes northwest of Los Angeles, it was built in 2016 and is situated on a 39,000+ square foot lot with sweeping valley views.

12,000 Square Foot Colonial Revival Brick Mansion In Buford, GA


Located about 40 minutes north of Atlanta in Buford, GA, 2755 Drayton Hall Drive was built in 1985 and has been updated and remodeled to complement today's modern way of living. Situated on just over five acres of land, the Georgian Revival-style brick mansion is sought after Drayton Hall's "White House" in the heart of Buford.

June 10, 2020

11,000 Square Foot Mediterranean-Inspired Mansion In Houston, TX


Sited on just under 1.5 acres of land in Houston, TX, 11719 Wood Lane is a Mediterranean-inspired mansion that was designed by Robert Dame and built in 2009. Surrounded by mature trees and lush landscaping, the stucco residence showcases international appeal and boasts an open floor plan with amazing grounds views from virtually every room.

June 9, 2020

PROFESSIONAL'S SHOWCASE: Sims Luxury Builders | Sugar Land, TX


Sims Luxury Builders (formerly Christopher Sims Custom Homes) was founded in 1998 by Christopher Sims, a graduate of The University of Texas and a founding member and former president of the National Custom Builders Council. Strongly rooted in the Greater Houston local communities, Sims Luxury Builders has been helping homeowners turn their custom homebuilding dreams into reality for three decades.

The American Home: Shingle-Style Home In Rumson, NJ


2 Buttonwood Lane in Rumson, NJ is a beautiful New England-style home that was built in 2016 and is situated on just over 1.5 acres of land. Wrapped in shingles with stone accents, it boasts an open floor plan designed for both formal and informal gatherings.

June 8, 2020

12,000 Square Foot Colonial-Style Farmhouse In Nashville, TN


Located just 15 minutes from the city life of Nashville, this Colonial-style modern farmhouse is situated on six acres of land with breathtaking views from its generous indoor and outdoor living spaces. And even though 8382 Collins Road was built in 2003, it shows like a new build.

June 7, 2020

16,000 Square Foot Stucco and Stone Mansion In Hinsdale, IL


This French-inspired mansion at 208 E 8th Street in Hinsdale, IL was built in 2015 and is situated on just over an acre of land. Showcasing awe-inspiring curb appeal, the residence is stately with its stucco, limestone, and stone exterior and the interior boasts a bevy of architectural details suitable for many of years of intimate and grand scale entertaining.

June 6, 2020

The American Home: Newly Built Home In Palm Beach, FL (FLOOR PLANS)


251 Dunbar Road in Palm Beach, FL is a newly built home that is situated on just under an acre of land. The smooth white accented exterior envelopes the stunning interior rich with hardwood, slate, and marble floors throughout.

June 5, 2020

15,000 Square Foot Stucco and Stone Mansion In Potomac, MD (FLOOR PLANS)


10850 Spring Knoll Drive in Potomac, MD is a French Provincial-inspired stucco and stone mansion that was built in 2017 and is situated on just over two acres of meticulously maintained land. The interior boasts timeless elegance complemented by modern amenities that create gracious spaces for both comfortable everyday living and grand scale entertaining. The interior is further hallmarked by its groin vault, vaulted, and coffered ceilings contributing to the openness throughout.

June 4, 2020

9,000 Square Foot French-Inspired Stone Mansion In Dallas, TX


Designed by Richard Drummond Davis, 3552 Wentwood Drive in Dallas, TX is a French Provincial-inspired stone mansion that was built in 2007 and is situated on just under a half acre of land, commanding the corner of Thackery and Wentwood Drives.

13,000 Square Foot Stone and Stucco Mansion In Hinsdale, IL


Located about 25 minutes west of the Windy City, 820 Taft Road in Hinsdale, IL is a stately stone and stucco mansion that was built in 2005 and is situated on a lot measuring just under 30,000 square feet. The custom-built residence boasts an exterior crafted from limestone and sourced Pennsylvania field stone and the four-level interior features generous formal and informal spaces suitable for both large and intimate gatherings.

June 3, 2020

10,000 Square Foot Colonial-Style Mansion In Greenwich, CT


70 Old Mill Road in Greenwich, CT is a Colonial-style mansion clad in stone and wood siding. It was built in 2004 and is situated on just under five acres of land. Boasting four levels, this picturesque residence showcases superior craftsmanship throughout with its wood floors, comforting fireplaces, and exquisite detailing.

ADDRESSING THE AGENT: Sam Bayne | Atlanta, GA


Sam Bayne is one of metro Atlanta's premier and top-producing agents with 19 years experience and more than $1 billion in sales since 2001. His esteemed reputation in the business has attributed to many record-breaking years in business as area sellers, buyers, and developers appreciate his commitment, honesty, and discreet service. As a Founding Partner of Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International Realty, Sam continues to create and maintain relationships with budding referrals and long-standing clients. By way of this Q&A-style interview, it is my absolute pleasure to introduce you to Sam Bayne.

Marcus Langford: Sam, where were you born and raised?

Sam Bayne: Born in New York City and raised in NW New Jersey; Far Hills, NJ to be exact.

June 2, 2020

11,000 Square Foot European-Inspired Stone Mansion In Rumson, NJ


Fashioned after the fine European countryside manors, 29 Shrewsbury Drive in Rumson, NJ was built in 2013 and is situated on nearly three acres of land. The waterfront residence boasts a floor plan that is both elegant and comfortable showcasing exotic wood and stone flooring, coffered ceilings, arcade-inspired hallways, and decorative molding throughout.