If you haven’t already met, consider this your formal introduction to the 2023 Parade of Homes People’s Choice Luxury Home winner!
The newly constructed bardominium in Elkhart, IN, received plenty of attention on social media, making it this week’s most popular listing on Realtor.com®.
Available for $1.3 million, the modern-industrial build offers four bedrooms and top-of-the-line finishes. In the backyard, there’s an 8-foot-long, linear fire pit.
Other real estate that grabbed attention this week includes a Florida mansion that appeared in the 1990s movie “True Lies,” an affordable log cabin in New York, and a recently renovated Craftsman bungalow in North Carolina.
For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, scroll down.
Why it’s here: The Florida Keys estate known as Blue Water Lagoon made a cameo in the 1994 movie “True Lies,” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis.
The 2.3-acre property is the backdrop for a key scene in the action flick, and the home was later blown up in the film. In real life, the waterfront house is still standing. It was built in 1959 and has six bedrooms, a cabana bar, a zero-entry pool and an observation deck.
Designed for boating enthusiasts, the private marina comes with a dock, boatlift, two boat slips and a private beach. An offer is pending on the property.
Why it’s here: Although this four-bedroom home was built in 1983, it’s in “immaculate condition.”
From the arched brick entry to the vaulted ceilings, this 2,640-square-foot home exudes retro flair. The open floor plan includes an updated kitchen, dining room with access to a back deck, and lofted living room. Two bedrooms, including the primary suite with a private terrace, can be found upstairs, with two more located on the lower level walkout.
The home is pending sale.
Why it’s here: You certainly can’t beat the price of this log cabin on 2 wooden acres. It also comes with a separate, heated two-car garage and workshop.
The cozy two-bedroom, one-bath home was built in 1974. The open floor plan includes a living room with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and a vaulted ceiling with skylights and exposed beams. Sliding glass doors open up the living room to an enormous deck that spans the back of the house. Hickory and oak hardwood floors run throughout the home.
The property is pending sale.
Why it’s here: What a deal! This stately and neoclassical/Colonial Revival home was recently renovated and features many custom details.
Built in 1951, the residence has four bedrooms, including two primary suites. The 3,211-square-foot interior has built-in bookcases, custom moldings, a grand staircase, two fireplaces, refinished hardwood floors, and a modernized kitchen.
A breezeway connects the home to a two-car garage. There is also a detached one-car garage. The property is pending sale.
Why it’s here: Custom-built in 2013 on a 1.6-acre lot, this home comes with a five-car garage, a screened-in pool, and an in-law suite with a kitchenette.
The 3,038-square-foot residence features arched iron front doors, high ceilings, and porcelain wood-look tiles. The modern kitchen serves up custom cabinets, a wine chiller, and a stone island with seating. The first-floor primary suite has access to the enormous, 1,800-square-foot pool area.
The homeowners association fee is just $56 a month. The property is pending sale.
Why it’s here: It doesn’t get much more adorable or affordable than this recently renovated Craftsman bungalow.
The darling home last changed hands in January for just $75,000 and underwent a massive face-lift. It still features some period details from its original 1918 construction, including hardwood floors.
Modern updates include coffered ceilings, sliding barn doors, and a kitchen with quartz countertops. Two bedrooms, including the primary suite, can be found on the first floor. A third bedroom with a sitting area is located upstairs.
The property is pending sale.
Why it’s here: This mountain cabin looks right at home on the “Yellowstone” TV series, but it’s actually located just 1.5 hours south of San Francisco.
This three-bedroom home features a great room with a river rock fireplace, exposed-beam ceiling, and loft space. There are more cozy fireplaces throughout the home, including in the dining room, the first-floor primary suite, and a second-floor bedroom suite.
The home comes with an attached, two-car garage. It could potentially be rented out for short-term stays, the listing notes.
Why it’s here: This recently renovated Craftsman comes with a two-car garage and a small studio.
The updated space has some original features, including restored hardwood floors and beautiful woodworking. A small office off the living room is lined with built-in bookshelves. There are four bedrooms upstairs.
The home is pending sale.
Why it’s here: This low-priced, lakefront cabin is being offered furnished with some exceptions. It is also a land lease, so the sale does not include the land the cabin sits on.
The cozy two-bedroom home overlooks Broad Creek, and you can enjoy the water views from the screened front porch or lower patio. The cabin was built in 1920 and features an open floor plan. The living room comes with a floor-to-ceiling fireplace and sliders that open to the back deck.
There are two full bathrooms, and one has a composting toilet, according to the listing.
Why it’s here: This newly constructed bardominium boasts 3,626 square feet of modern-industrial space.
Oversized windows, soaring ceilings, clean lines, and built-in cabinetry can be found throughout the open floor plan. The stylish kitchen is equipped with an oversized island with seating, a wine chiller and a butler’s pantry.
The primary suite includes an enormous walk-in closet, a soaking tub, double vanities and a glass shower.
The rear patio features a canopy window, which opens to the kitchen. There’s also a floating, linear fire pit.