A Classic Retreat Styled for Today

Tucked away on nearly 7 acres punctuated by sweeping lawns, perennial gardens and a thriving apple orchard, lies this commanding Colonial estate. Recognized as one of New Canaan’s most distinguished properties, the 8,497-square-foot layout is generously proportioned to facilitate gracious entertaining as well as comfortable family living. Approached by a private drive extending more than 1,300 feet, the home welcomes residents and guests with tranquil vistas and a grand columned portico.

Inside, gleaming hardwood floors, crown moldings and seven fireplaces create an ambiance of sophisticated charm and genuine hospitality. Formal occasions are suitably hosted in the living and dining rooms, while casual gatherings focus in the spacious family room and great room with convenient wet bar. The kitchen has been completely retrofitted to include top-of-the-line appliances, extra-large center work island, marble countertops, an abundance of built-in cabinets and a view-inspired breakfast area.

Sleeping accommodations are comprised of 5 bedrooms and 5 ½ baths. All bedrooms feature walk-in closets and three are ensuite. Owners will delight in the sumptuous master suite with its cozy fireplace, lavish bath, sitting room and adjoining full-scale gym. A stunning guest cottage features a separate entry and kitchen, while the handsome library with wall-to-wall built-in bookcases, fireplace and private bathroom presents an ideal retreat for the executive at home.

Augmenting the main residence are a heated in-ground swimming pool, tennis court, full-service pool house, changing cabana with bath and 4-car garage. A portrait of timeless beauty, this stately residence has been painstakingly renovated by the current owners to achieve a tasteful blend of classic style and modern conveniences. Offered at $5,790,000.

Regi van der Heyden

William Raveis Real Estate




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Philadelphia Dreaming

Katharine Hepburn is draped languidly upon a terrace lounge. Cary Grant’s eyes twinkle above the rim of his martini glass. Philadelphia’s Main Line. Sparkling, sophisticated, absolutely aspirational.

The Main Line spurs out from the city along the rail route west, the town names are storied. Among them: Villanova, Haverford, Bala Cynwyd, Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne and Penn Valley. They are among the wealthiest, most coveted communities in the country. Just the place to write your own Philadelphia Story.

In Penn Valley, a private lane leads to a grand stone 1930s manor house designed by renowned Philadelphia architect Erling Pedersen. It is among the rarest of the rare, an English country house set upon three magnificent acres.

“This is one of the most special properties we’ve had the pleasure of being part of,” says Jennifer Rinella who is co-listing the property with Jane Hall, both multi-award winning agents with BHHS Fox and Roach Realtors. “It feels like you’re in the country, but you’re in the city in fifteen minutes. That’s pretty amazing.”

And, Hall adds, “it’s only a couple of stops on Amtrak into New York City -- you can be there in under two hours.”

While the five-bedroom, five-bath home has been beautifully updated, original architectural details have been meticulously preserved. The original sweeping staircase highlights the grand two-story foyer, fireplaces warm the splendid living room, formal dining room and the sublime master suite with its balcony view of rolling hills, glorious gardens, pool and spa.

You can also see the out buildings, the storybook gardener’s cottage, the guest apartment over the four-car garage and the barn, perfect for horses we’re assured. “You don’t usually have that this close to the city,” says Rinella.

“It’s a great family home with the feel of an estate,” says Hall. “It’s warm, nicely sized and has easy access to all Philadelphia has to offer.”

And that setting is to sigh for, which Rinella readily does. “When I’m waiting for appointments, I sit on the patio looking over gardens and think -- I can just sit here forever.”

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Fox & Roach, Realtors®

Jennifer Rinella

The Sivel Group



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Stuart: Florida’s Treasure Coast Gem

Stuart, Florida’s sought after tropical location, is perfect for a winter residence or a year-round home. Located on the state’s pristine Treasure Coast, it is the perfect oasis offering a variety of activities in a captivating location.

When asked about what defines Stuart as a prime location, Debra Duvall, real estate agent and partner at Water Pointe Realty Group responds with, “Whether it’s golf, sportfishing, boating or beaching, Stuart has it all. Retiree or family, this really is the perfect location.”

The beautiful beaches and exceptional waterfront lifestyle offer the best of coastal living, and Stuart’s quaint downtown area adds the right dose of charm. The area was recognized as “The Happiest Seaside Town” by Coastal Living Magazine in 2016.

It is Sewall’s Point, a historic and beautiful town within Stuart, that sets this Treasure Coast town apart. Surrounded by miles of waterways, Sewall’s Point’s natural beauty is unmatched. Duvall has been a resident of Florida’s Treasure Coast since 1965, providing her with unparalleled expertise on the area. She is a leader in the marketing and sales of luxury and waterfront residential properties.

Debra enjoys a rewarding lifestyle through involvement with both the properties and the people of the Treasure Coast. She has an extensive record of personal and financial commitment to her community through active service on numerous charitable boards and foundations, educational programs for area youth, and professional and business organizations.

Debra and her husband call the Treasure Coast home for a reason. Numerous cultural and artistic events, appealing environs, land and water activities and an inviting climate all come together to make Florida's Treasure Coast a desirable place to work and play.

Debra Duvall

Water Pointe Realty Group

Office: 772.283.3330

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Kiehn Realty Company

When Jay Kiehn first moved to the Tampa Bay area from New York 3-1/2 years ago he was in search of an investment property, but instead found a new business idea.

"Unfortunately, I found it difficult to hear back from anyone in a timely fashion when I was searching for an investment property to purchase personally - if I heard back at all," says Kiehn. That experience is what triggered the development of Kiehn Realty Company, a full-service brokerage, vacation rental and property management company in Tampa Bay.

Specializing in luxury real estate and property management, Kiehn Realty Company offers excellent communication between its team of agents and clients, a crucial key to creating the ultimate client experience. Coupled with their expertise in crunching numbers (courtesy of Kiehn's background in accounting and finance), Kiehn Realty Company offers trustworthy information and advice every step of the way. More specifically, Kiehn Realty Company offers a listing fee of only 1% - a noticeable contrast to the normal 2-3% fees seen elsewhere. Additionally, their property management services (encompassing residential and commercial properties) offer a flat 10% fee with no lease up fees, which is typical of industry competitors.

With a primary focus on Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, Kiehn Realty Company also services surrounding areas such as Pasco, Polk and Sarasota/Manatee counties. Additionally, they welcome any clientele seeking industry experts - even outside the state of Florida - with enthusiasm.

“The future for Kiehn Realty Company is expansion,” says Kiehn. “We want to be able to offer our expert service and advice on luxury real estate and property management wherever it’s needed and wherever the market takes us.”

Jay Kiehn

Kiehn Realty Company




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Landmark Estate on 17 Mile Drive

Landmark Pebble Beach estate on one acre with expansive ocean views overlooking the world-renowned Pebble Beach Golf Links is ideal for watching the sunrise over the Santa Lucia Mountains. This mid-century modern home, filled with natural light, is abundant in space and luxury with 4 bedroom suites, 6 full baths and a powder room. The home includes a game room, a breakfast room with a fireplace, aquarium, safe room, outdoor fireplace area and a show stopping bar. Designed by Germano Milono, this floor plan is ideal for entertaining, with all the living areas overlooking the sparkling water of Stillwater Cove, the sands of Carmel Beach, and the iconic seventh hole. The living area and bar boast an architecturally stunning two-way fireplace and the large dining area overlooks the same breathtaking views. The spacious terrace runs the length of the house and offers not only terrific views, but an inviting outdoor fireplace area. Each bedroom suite offers privacy and character with lovely marble en-suite bathrooms. The lower level guest suite is fully equipped with its own entrance, tiled patio, den, full kitchen and laundry area. Other features include a courtyard entrance, a lovely patio with a koi pond and fountain, a three car garage and ample additional parking, making this the ideal home for entertaining large groups or small intimate gatherings with family and friends.

Steve Lavaute


Carmel Realty Company





Peter Butler

Broker Associate

Carmel Realty Company





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Villa Sena

Sprawling upon two acres of Longboat Key’s exclusive waterfront sits a Mediterranean estate with 150 feet of pristine beach frontage. From this magnificent property, unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico span as far as the eye can see. Resort-like amenities welcome you as you enter this private enclave, where only the highest quality materials and craftsmanship are displayed throughout. Matching dual staircases on the exterior and in the entryway extend like open arms unfolding to invite you in. Inside the Mediterranean masterpiece known as “Villa Sena,” architectural grandeur and Neoclassical finishes create a seamless flow that draw you in. Custom wrought iron railings greet you at the door, leading up the mahogany staircases and continuing on the upper level balconies. Mahogany touches unify the home’s design, highlighted by the two-story mahogany-paneled library modeled after the renowned Biltmore House Library in North Carolina. A peaceful serenity envelopes you within this gated property. Surrounded by dense foliage, the 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom main house and 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom guest house luxuriate in more than 10,000 square feet of solitude. Sugary white sand and sunset views can be enjoyed in your own backyard, complete with outdoor showers, a walk-in pool with underwater seating and an attached spa. Tiered terraces call for grand outdoor entertaining, and arched Clerestory windows and wall-to-wall glass doors offer cohesive indoor/outdoor flow. An HGTV Design Star finalist, Villa Sena resides on a posh private stretch of the 10.8-mile-long key, surrounded by famous neighbors. While secluded in essence, this breathtaking home remains in close proximity to upscale boutique shopping, mouthwatering cuisine, exquisite entertainment and fine arts. Abundant outdoor activities are at your fingertips, including golf, tennis and boating. However, most homeowners escape to this quiet island of direct beachfront multi-million dollar homes for uninhibited relaxation. This is a unique opportunity to purchase a beachfront estate that includes a separate 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom guest house and unobstructed views of the Gulf with forever sunsets,” says Ryan Ackerman of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

Homeowners looking for a place to slip away into serenity need not look further than the exclusive and luxurious Villa Sena.

Coldwell Banker Global Luxury

The Ackerman Group

941. 387.1820


Barbara Ackerman

941.780.6045 Direct


Ryan Ackerman

941.387.1818 Direct


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Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club

Overlooking the fairway approach to the 1st green at Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club sits one of only three exclusive estates on Exmoor Street. Built in 1924, this 5BR/4.5BA traditional pool home is situated on .835 oak-shaded acres. While timeless in character, extensive renovations to the kitchen and bathrooms together with the addition of the study and opulent master bath in 2010 provide modern comforts and conveniences one would expect in a home of this stature. On opposite sides of the foyer sit the formal dining room and formal living room. Each bathed in sunlight shining through the multitude of windows. Through the formal living room is the private study with custom built-ins, French doors, wood-beamed ceilings, more natural light and a view of the pool. A cozy breakfast room lies in between the formal dining room and the kitchen with marble counter tops, custom cabinetry and high-end appliances. The family room, with its wall of windows and French doors provides unobstructed views of the pool and spectacularly large back yard. All 5 bedrooms are located upstairs including the master suite with sitting area, large walk-in closet and opulent master bath with dual sinks, spa tub and oversized walk-in shower. Of the remaining 4 bedrooms, 2 are en-suite and 2 are configured with a Jack and Jill bath. The outdoor space of this estate is comprised of two platted lots large enough to host the grandest of parties. Other features of this fabulous estate include: 2-car garage, 2-car carport with storage house, upstairs laundry, two new HVAC systems (2016), water softener, tank-less water heaters, gas-appliances, wet bar with wine refrigerator and gas generator. Just steps away from Palma Ceia Country Club… this is every golfer’s dream home. Call to schedule your private showing today!

Palermo Real Estate Professionals

Michael J. Palermo




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Modern Elegance Transformed

The perfect balance of modern elegance and tranquility, this grand estate offers 5 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and a 5-car garage encompassing 9,423 square feet. Immersed in the exclusive gated community of The Reserve at Tampa Palms, the home is set back from the 10th tee of the Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club. From the moment you arrive to this work of art, you will embrace the alluring porte cochère, generous open spaces with soaring ceilings and remarkable spiraling staircases. An expansive lanai envelopes the pool and upper deck, with ample outdoor entertaining space. Panoramic views can be savored from the abundance of windows that allow natural light to beam in. Sleek finishes provide a seamless flow from room to room, and touches of sophisticated style capture the understated grandeur. The attention to detail continues to unfold throughout this magnificent home. From the open and airy floorplan, to the rare fine artwork and sparkling chandeliers, an essence of luxury is embodied in all respects. Additional lavish attributes include a state-of-the-art media room with plush seating, a 1,500+ bottle wine cellar, an exotic salt water fish tank and elevator access to both floors. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with Sub Zero appliances, double ovens and dishwashers and a center island. The elegant master suite highlights an opulent seating area, fireplace, serene master bathroom and impressive closet space. A guest house cabana and a tropical koi pond are also featured on the 2+ acre manicured grounds, and the cul-de-sac location retains the utmost privacy. This unique property is marketed by Luxury Collection Specialist Lindsey Fowkes, of The Fowkes Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. Fowkes has received a multitude of accolades in the past year, including features in Top Agent Magazine and a Florida edition cover story. She was recognized in Hillsborough County with Top 100 Agent Honors, and received the 2016 National Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chairman’s Circle Platinum Award, which is given to the top 1% of agents nationally. “There is no one who works more diligently for their clients or invests more time and marketing into exposing these unique properties,” Fowkes says.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Florida Properties Group

Tampa, Florida




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Kim Wohler

Kim Wohler is the Owner and Principal Broker for Wohler Realty Group, located at Stratton Mountain, Vermont. Kim has consistently ranked as the top-producing broker in the region and number one in the Stratton Mountain area marketplace. Her integrity, extensive knowledge and experience with resort and second home real estate have earned her the reputation of a trusted and passionate real estate advisor. Providing superior service at all price points, on and off the mountain, Kim has a strong record of referrals and repeat clients.

She has represented the two highest sales on Stratton Resort in its history, with luxury trailside homes in Tamarack Heights selling for $3,850,000 and $3,282,500. This year at Wohler Realty Group, she has closed three more: County Road ($3.2M), The Mountain House ($2.8M) and Starry Lane ($2.44M). During 2016, Kim Wohler closed more than 30 transactions and more than $24M in volume, double her next closest competitors. Kim founded Wohler Realty Group with a deep commitment to providing an extensive marketing platform for luxury clients with a high level of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality. This commitment, her professional team and the Wohler reputation has anchored Wohler Realty Group in the resort and luxury real estate market.

Kim and her husband have been Stratton Resort homeowners since 1993. Ski racing and the mountain were the focus of their family for years. Their son Britt, a Sales Associate with Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales in Manhattan, is a Stratton Mountain School graduate and St. Lawrence University alum. Kim and Britt share the family passion for real estate, creating a network of referrals and connections between the New York Metro area and Stratton. Kim is a member of the Board of Directors of the Stratton Foundation.

Kim Wohler

Wohler Realty Group




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Aether Estate Sales Co.

Lee Parson grew up in a family of auctioneers, and spent his youth in auction houses watching high-end antiques and upscale household items sell for pennies on the dollar. When affluent homeowners downsize, he thought, they should get a considerable return for a lifetime’s worth of accumulations. In 2013 Lee and his wife started Aether Estate Sales Co., a full-service downsizing and asset liquidation company that manages the entire process of organizing, inventorying and selling the contents of an estate.

“Most people don’t know that an industry like this exists. They’ll just take the contents of a full home and send it to auction,” says Parson. “You may have very upscale furniture pieces that we could sell for $2,000, selling for $10 - $12 at auction.”

Parson and his team of professionals are renowned for their meticulous consideration of each estate, as well as their abundance of marketing for each sale. Oftentimes once the contracts are signed, the homeowners leave the state or country and trust Parson to deliver the keys of an empty home to the new homeowners. Each event typically attracts 500-1,500 patrons, with exceptional estates seeing up to 5,000 shoppers. The homes are arranged to feel like a boutique. Each item is evaluated and barcoded, providing for a transparent and convenient transaction between all involved parties. Only a certain number of individuals are granted access to the home at a time, and each are fitted with shoe coverings to preserve the condition of the house. Buyers can expect to find household items of all kinds.

“We’ll sell your home décor and your Aston Martin and everything in between,” says Parson.

The company’s successful business model has recently lent itself to a franchising opportunity. Shoppers and clients are provided with a streamlined estate sale experience, and franchisees are afforded continued support and collaboration from an established brand.

“We’re now franchising our business across the nation. We see realtors being ideal for this opportunity because they already have the contacts and are doing the networking,” Parson says. “We’re in the same field, we’re just selling different things. Realtors sell the houses, we sell the contents.”

Lee Parson

Aether Estate Sales Co.




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Magnolia Manor on the Intracoastal

Originally appraised at $19,400,000, this newly constructed waterfront mansion is being offered at $12,500,000. Magnolia Manor is a three-year collaboration between renowned architect Eric Watson of Tampa, Florida and Northwest Florida's premier home builder, Clifford Myers of Panama City, Florida. The 5 bedroom home features 8" maple plank flooring throughout and is professionally furnished by Tracery Interiors of Rosemary Beach, Florida. The gourmet kitchen features marble counter tops by Morgan Creek in Atlanta, Georgia and a full package of top-of-the-line Wolf appliances. The basement houses a sound proof media room with state-of-the-art equipment. This home offers many state-of-the-art features, including smart house technology, a geothermal heating and cooling system with each room being independently thermostatically controlled and a whole-house generator, which will provide full electrical service in case of a service interruption.

There is an attached 3-car garage and carriage house that is fully conditioned, as well as a separate fully-conditioned four-car garage with a workshop. This Nantucket-style mansion with Indiana Limestone exterior is located on 2.6 acres in the historic Dellwood Beach neighborhood. The lot features over 200 feet of waterfront on historic St. Andrews Bay, providing deep water access to the Gulf Pass. Surrounded by other exclusive residences, Magnolia Manor offers the privacy that is desired by the discriminating buyer.

Nations Real Estate

Don Nations

Panama City, FL 





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Living the South Florida Lifestyle

In the heart of the Palm Beaches of Florida, the essence of waterfront living isn’t the only feature this 5-bedroom, 8-bathroom 8,311-square-foot majestic estate delivers. It’s the perfect place to live the south Florida lifestyle," says Billy Nash of The Nash Group, one of the top luxury real estate agents in Florida representing The Keyes Company. Board your boat from your private dock behind the beautifully landscaped property. Just minutes away in either direction, arrive at one of many waterfront restaurants making up the local culinary scene on the Intracoastal waterways. Enjoy some of the most desirable locations in south Florida, from Jupiter Inlet - home to one of the most historical lighthouses in the country - to Jupiter Island - a premiere residence to celebrities and Fortune 500 CEOs. Just a few miles offshore are some of the best fishing grounds on the east coast for sailfish, marlin, wahoo, tuna and more. Put on your scuba gear and explore the reefs and historical shipwrecks off Treasure Coast in the crystal clear aqua blue water. 14670 Palmwood Road was custom built in 2015 and designed for entertaining both indoors and out. Take a swim in your colossal salt water infinity pool and spa, or sit and relax in your outdoor summer kitchen, sipping your favorite cocktail. The open concept gourmet chef’s kitchen is perfect for preparing your favorite entrée or cooking for family and friends. The amazing theatre and game room is perched above the waterway on the second floor. For the car enthusiasts, the his and hers garages are ideal. Ride bicycles or walk the short mile-and-a-half to beautiful Juno Beach, where you can dip your toes in the powdery white sand. For the golfer, this property is a short drive to some of the best private golf clubs in the country, including The Bears Club, Jupiter Hills, Trump National Jupiter, The Medalist and so many more. Shopping on Worth Avenue, the luxurious Breakers Hotel, historical Flagler Museum and City Place are just 20 minutes away. ''14670 Palmwood Road provides not only an amazing opportunity to own a spectacular waterfront estate home in the heart of the Palm Beaches, but it is also a place to create wonderful memories for years to come for a family looking to live and enjoy the South Florida lifestyle," says Nash.

The Keyes Company

Billy Nash | Elaine Ward

732.998.6377 | 352.665.6568



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Elk River Club Blends Community with Natural Grandeur

Located in Banner Elk, North Carolina and nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Elk River offers a variety of activities for bringing together family and friends. Boasting a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course that consistently ranks among the state's Top 10 courses, golf is certainly the main attraction. However, that is only the beginning of all Elk River has to offer.

Residents and visitors have the luxury of arriving to Elk River via private jet or corporate aircraft, accommodated by the 4,600-ft. on-site jet port. The 50,000-square-foot clubhouse complex stuns with elegant custom interiors. Surrounding the clubhouse are sweeping mountain views. Atop the mountain sits the Saddle Club equestrian center, accompanied by miles of tree-lined riding trails through the elevations.

Also available to residents are the Wellness and Fitness Center, complete with Nautilus equipment, saunas and a heated pool, and the comprehensive Tennis Center. Dedicated park areas with cascading streams and long range views of the beautiful Blue Ridge adorn the property. A Class-A stocked catch and release trout fishing river sits adjacently, proving there is truly something every member of the family will enjoy.

 “Our outstanding amenities and community, combined with the natural scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, provides the perfect setting for families to gather closer - to create memories that turn into traditions, and legacies that last for generations,” says Rick Foster, president of Elk River Realty.

Stately homes tucked along the rolling hillsides offer breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, cascading mountain streams, shimmering lakes and of course the immaculately groomed fairways. Residents can look across the layered mountains deep into eastern Tennessee from Elk River’s Sunset Park, altitude 4,750 feet.

The community’s design blends perfectly into the natural beauty and contour of the Carolina mountain landscape. Here, daytime summer temperatures average in the 70s and summer evenings bring comfortable temperatures in the 50s.

It’s no wonder Jack Nicklaus selected Elk River as the site for his first North Carolina Signature Golf Course. It was the perfect setting for the perfect plan to blend a North Carolina Top Ten course into a community of exquisite natural beauty.


539 Banner Elk Highway

Banner Elk, North Carolina 28604




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Sprawling Waterfront Estate

John-Mark M. Mitchell is selling a haute property. It is the last of the Legacy Estates and this is the first time it has ever been offered to the public. Spanning more than 189 picturesque acres, the estate’s owners placed objects of art on the property as a reflection of their love for the creativity of man. Marketing a unique estate is not an unusual event for Mitchell, the number one luxury home specialist in North Carolina’s “Triad” region. Wayne Yarbrough, the Broker in Charge of Mitchell Prime Properties and the co-marketer of the estate, believes this is the finest property ever offered in the Triad area. The landscaping was conceptualized by Mr. Brooks Wingington, the landscape architect who designed Wheeling Park in West Virginia. Mr. Roy Wallace of Winston-Salem, who conceived many of the area’s large estates, was the architect. The estate encompasses a 9,000+-square-foot main home with breathtaking details, including a 150-year-old Waterford crystal chandelier, as well as a boat house with guest accommodations and a 22-acre lake.

Mitchell is all about being in real estate’s forefront. He has been profiled numerous times, recognized by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate International and was recently lionized as a “game changer” by Fortune Magazine in January 2016; the only real estate firm owner to be featured. Fitting, as a lion named Mitch is his company logo.

Mitchell’s boutique firm of 16 luxury agents has average sales that are almost double the competition. “I try not to create followers in this company,” says Mitchell. “I like to hire people that would be successful on their own -- I like to be a lion trainer in the business.”

Hear them roar.


John-Mark M. Mitchell

Mitchell Prime Properties




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In the early 90s, as Kim Pritchard’s friends began buying their first homes, she noticed something strange. “My friends were handed long lists of properties and told to drive around and let the agents know which ones they were interested in.”

This approach did not sit well with Pritchard. “They were not being taken seriously and were given very low quality of service.” Her dedication to customer service prompted a career in real estate.

Pritchard is especially skilled in marketing and negotiating, and loves listing homes for her clients. She’s been the top-producing agent in the West Cobb office for the past 10 years and is in the top 1% of the company of more than 1,500 agents. Additionally, Pritchard was featured in Atlanta Magazine’s August 2013 and 2014 issues as a top area real estate agent.

Just a 30-minute drive to downtown Atlanta, Cobb County is a convenient location, with access to three major expressways and an international airport.

“I live, shop, dine and entertain here. My son goes to school here, and I believe it’s one of the best areas to live in,” Pritchard says.

Located in the prestigious Barrett Greene neighborhood at 2111 Ector Place is an exquisite new listing with a gorgeous redbrick exterior, hardwood floors throughout and three fireplaces.

The entire space has been custom designed by an interior designer, and includes the finest of finishes. The home, which is more than 6,000-square-feet in size, features six bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms, as well as a finished basement.


Kim Pritchard

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Metro Brokers





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