Three listings represented by realtors of William Raveis Real Estate have been selected as a finalists in the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2020. The Ultimate House Hunt is a monthlong online promotion held on HGTV.com annually, showcasing extraordinary homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Beachfront Homes, Big City Digs, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Homes with a History, Outdoor Escapes, and Waterside Homes.
All nominees are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®. This is the ninth consecutive year HGTV has worked exclusively with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World ® and Luxury Portfolio International® for the Ultimate House Hunt, which runs from June 30 through August 4. The popular promotion generated more than one million votes last year, with consumers selecting their favorite among the featured listings.
Frank Sajtar of William Raveis Real Estate in Naples, Florida represents a listing was selected by HGTV’s editors as a finalist in the Waterside Homes categories. Located at 3595 Gin Lane in Naples, Fla. within the exclusive waterfront community of Port Royal, which was named the priciest neighborhood in America by the Robb Report in 2018, the property sits on over 188 feet of water frontage overlooking Hidden Bay.
“The backyard is a small slice of paradise with a huge swimming pool and inset hot tub, a 60-foot pergola, patios aplenty and a shaded outdoor kitchen and lounge with fire pit,” says luxury agent Frank Sajtar.
Additional outdoor amenities include side courtyard and two docks, one for boats (with a lift), one for jet skis, for simple bay and gulf access. The beautifully reimagined residence also offers a private elevator, cherry wood library, double island in kitchen, motorized pocketing door which separates the great room from outdoor living space and workshop/golf cart garage. The residence comes with eligibility to join the nearby Port Royal Club, a private beachfront club that offers beachfront dining, a health club with fitness center and spa services, along with a world-renowned tennis program and sophisticated arts and entertainment.
Jack Elkins, a realtor with William Raveis Real Estate in Palm Beach, Florida represents the contender for Ultimate Beachfront Home. Located at 1115 Hillsboro Mile in Hillsboro Beach, Fla., it is a stunning 12,562-square-foot Marc-Michaels furnished home, created by award-winning Affiniti Architects and built by Mark Timothy Luxury Homes. On the market for $23 million, this ultra-modern masterpiece is on secluded sweeping grounds fronting approximately 100 feet of Atlantic Ocean. The gated drive leads to a private courtyard entry with a floating walkway across a reflecting pond. From the entry and throughout, extensive use of glass brings the outdoors in and showcases the ocean, a resortstyle pool and luscious gardens. Finishes and furnishings are best-in-class, and the home includes private yacht dockage on the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Neagle, Caffrey, Durkin Group with William Raveis Real Estate of Scituate, Massachusetts represents the finalist for Homes with History. Located at 84 Branch Street in Scituate, Massachusetts, it is truly one-of-a-kind, having originally been built in 1902. Affectionately known as the “Nest,” this stunning home will leave you in awe. Nestled on 2.58 acres, mature gardens and a charming facade draw you into the sprawling two-story, 5,842-square-foot home. Boasting rooms to entertain guests along with gorgeous attention to detail there is so much to love about this historic home. This home is currently pending an offer.
Consumers can tour the 89 homes selected as finalists by viewing photo galleries on HGTV.com and can then cast a vote for their favorite properties. A winner will be chosen in each category based on the highest number of votes received, and an overall favorite will be awarded for the listing receiving the most votes. Additional properties are included in the Global Homes gallery, which spotlights homes from 13 different countries or territories around the world.
The winning homes will receive editorial exposure on HGTV.com, as well as the prestige of being selected as an HGTV fan favorite. To view this listing, visit the William Raveis web site; to view all homes and cast a vote, visit: HGTV.com/househunt