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Grist Realty Top Picks


May 8, 2019 - Design

Many of today’s Triangle builders partner with interior designers to ensure that no detail is overlooked. From a great floor plan to the materials, colors, and fixtures selected to compliment it, the quality is in the details. Our top picks for the month of May were professionally designed, and in our opinion, very well done.


211 S pettigrew St - $575,000

Modern is a hard style to get right but this team did a nice job. This 1836 Sf 3BR right downtown uses lighter tones and clean lines to create a peaceful serenity and features a huge fenced yard.

Listing courtesy of CW Realty


1016 Schaub Dr - $589,900

This unique home by Raleigh Custom Homes packs a punch for the price. It’s HUGE and thoughtfully finished, right at the Beltline, opens up to 3024 Sf with a full third floor in-law suite, double sliding indoor/outdoor glass panels connect living room to screened porch, premium hardwoods, tile, and carpet in the master.

Listing courtesy of Hodge & Kitrell Sotheby’s International Realty


1309 Pecora Ln - $750,000

This home in Overlook at Oberlin by Mangrum Building satisfies your desire for something unique with an exciting floor plan and lots of custom trim work. It’s near Cameron Village and right on the commute, has garage parking and a private yard. Click to view the listing and you’ll see what we mean.

Listing courtesy of the Jim Allen Group with Howard Perry & Walston Realtors


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2932 Skybrook Oaks Dr - $800,000

Just up Creedmoor Rd from Crabtree, Brookhaven hosts large new designer homes like this one by Colanco Custom. They’ve used warm tones to create nesting vibes. Check out those stair rails and round windows— we love.

Listing courtesy of Allen Tate


3004 Lewis Farm Rd - $829,000

In this carefully crafted 3432 SF home by Hayes Barton Homes on one of Raleigh’s most coveted ITB roads, the selections blend perfectly to create a gorgeous understated space— a primed backdrop for your designer furniture and art collections.

Listing courtesy of DeRonja Real Estate


1602 Jarvis St - $1,649,900

Old world meets cosmopolitan in this elegant award-winning custom home by DJF Builders in Hayes Barton. We love the portico and exterior details and find ourselves stopping to stare at the stunning staircase handrail. Bold colors balance heavy fixtures for a truly unique experience.

Listing courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU


3400 Rock Creek Dr - $1,725,000

Concept 8 has masterfully blended a traditional exterior with a modern interior in this North Hills ITB home. The interior details are sublime and the exterior metalwork used along the deck are one of our favorite features. Note the bonus in-law suite/apartment in the basement.

Listing courtesy of Chappell Residential