Some second-home communities mirror real life. They serve up a familiar lifestyle. The only difference is the surroundings. But off the Massachusetts coast, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are second-home communities transplanted in time.
It’s easy to love living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
While the city’s luxury residential properties captivates the imagination, Santa Fe’s beauty, culture and recreational activities work wonders in soothing the soul and stimulating the mind.
Atlanta is a city of resurgence. The latest catalyst for growth was spurred by Atlanta’s hosting of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. With the eyes of the world looking on, it rose in status as the capital of the New South to a city of international significance.
Offering an enticing mix of Old West charm and new millennium amenities, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is the largest metropolitan hub in the southern United States. Though each city has its own North Texas identity, their close proximity--35 miles--has merged them into a “Metroplex” well suited for luxury living.
Nestled in the cactus-strewn landscape of the high Sonoran desert and punctuated by the dramatic Camelback and McDowell mountains, the city of Scottsdale sparkles like a diamond in a platinum setting. It's classic, stylish and metropolitan, yet imbued with Southwestern charm.
Orange County conjures up sun-drenched images of Southern California at its finest: suburban living with pockets of great affluence in a perfect palm trees-and-Pacific breeze climate. Its 40 miles of craggy coastline are studded with standout beaches. To the east, the foothills of the Santa Ana Mountains provide a striking backdrop.
The Hamptons may be internationally renowned as a playground for the rich and famous, but there’s so much more to this striking region on the eastern end of Long Island, New York than parties and polo.
Park City, Utah, conjures up sporty images of luxe living and leisure with an infusion of arts and entertainment, no matter the season. A winter wonderland the U.S. Ski Team calls home and favorite second-home destination for skiers, Park City’s picturesque meadows, snow-capped Wasatch Mountains and meandering streams are equally enticing in spring, summer and fall to hikers, mountain bikers, anglers and golfers.