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Deidre Woollard

Villa Kismet: Retreat To The Mexican Beachfront

By Deidre Woollard | March 3, 2015 | Comments Off on Villa Kismet: Retreat To The Mexican Beachfront

Situated down the coast from the touristy and yet convenient Mexican beach city of Puerto Vallerta is Villa Kismet. This angular architecture with a stunning infinity pool is located in the Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos community.  This gated oceanfront community is located 15 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta on the southern shores of […]

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Hillbrook: A Hosiery Magnate’s Enduring Legacy In North Carolina

By Deidre Woollard | February 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Hillbrook: A Hosiery Magnate’s Enduring Legacy In North Carolina

High Point, North Carolina is currently famed for being the furniture capital of the United States, bringing furniture designers from around the globe in for the High Point Market two times a year. High Point, though, like many other Southern towns, was also built on textiles and tobacco. Hillbrook, was built for textile baron Comer […]

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Falstaff Grove: A Retreat With Room For Growth In Sebastopol

By Deidre Woollard | February 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

Napa County may get the lion’s share of the California wine country press while Sonoma County sometimes seems lumped in as an afterthought. But Sonoma has its own quiet magic. Falstaff Grove looks like it could be a resort or bed and breakfast, but it is a private home located approximately 4 miles west of downtown […]

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French Country Living In Alamo, California

By Deidre Woollard | February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Alamo, California is one of the richest towns in the Bay Area where multi-million dollar estates aren’t uncommon. However, even by the high standards of the area, today’s estate is a stunner. Jump to see more!

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Holladay House: Historic Glennwood

By Deidre Woollard | January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Historic Glennwood is one of the most majestic villa estates in the West. The home was built in 1938 and is a local legend in Holladay, Utah, serving as the host for local events. Many of the home’s original details have been preserved but it has been updated for the modern owner.  A long lane leads […]

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Weather Watch Farm, A Classic Connecticut Country Estate

By Deidre Woollard | January 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Weather Watch Farm, A Classic Connecticut Country Estate

These days we tend to think of second homes as being located as a plane flight or at least a several-hour car ride from the primary residence, but it wasn’t always this way. In the days before cars, a smaller distance might provide all the respite necessary. Case in point: Weather Watch Farm, a country […]

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