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Flaggship Certified Luxury Agent

Josh Flagg endorses Sara Hayes and The Key Realty Group

Sara Hayes, REALTOR

Just Listed – Waterfront Home in Lake Forest

Welcome to 4900 Red Brick Run, a breathtaking waterfront estate nestled deep in Lake Forest on the glamorous West Isle. Situated on an oversized lot – nearly 3/4 of an acre – the home features a large front yard, back yard, AND 200 feet of water frontage. Sunny days can be spent by the nearly new pool and screen enclosure surrounded by updated landscaping. Programmable exterior lighting provides a showcase of the home after sundown. The home features polished porcelain tile, wood floors in bedrooms and staircase, crown molding and surround sound throughout, plantation shutters, gourmet kitchen with a large island and gas stove stop, and a cozy family room with a gas fireplace. The master suite is spacious with a sitting area and lanai access, dual walk-in closets, then on to the stunning master bathroom with a jetted tub and dual head walk-shower. Just outside the master suite is an executive office with a closet, which could also become a 5th bedroom. Formal living and dining areas give a traditional space for family gatherings and holidays. Two secondary bedrooms are located on the first floor, and another bedroom suite is located upstairs in addition to a large bonus/movie room with panoramic water views. Interior and exterior were painted 3 years ago, pool, spa and screen enclosure were completed 2 years ago. The gated back yard features 3 exit gates with access to the water for fishing, kayaking or canoeing. Home has a side-entry 3 car garage and is located on a quiet cul-de-sac.

Coming Soon – Terracina

Beautiful Home Available for Purchase

You will fall in love with this luxury Terracina at Lake Forest townhome. Total AC replacement was completed summer 2018. The home boasts tile flooring and crown molding throughout lower level. Cooking will be a delight in the open kitchen with 42″ cabinets with under-mount lighting, granite countertops, walk in pantry, and stainless steel appliances. Laundry room is located off the kitchen and the washer and dryer convey with the property. A separate dining room with adjacent wine bar is spacious enough for large gatherings, and the living room leads to the covered and screened lanai and private back yard area. Upstairs the master suite includes two closets – one behind mirrored slider doors and a large walk in closet. The roomy master bathroom with dual sinks, mirrored vanity, large soaker tub and separate shower is a private oasis. Equipped with ADT alarm system for added security. All Terracina homes have barrel tile roofs and brick paver driveways. Community is gated with a clubhouse, pool and large pond with a walking path. 

September Homeowner Checklist: 5 To Dos

It’s that time again… time to prep your home for the cooler weather that’s on its way.  Get these completed so that you can take a much- needed break by taking a nap on the couch or curling up with a good book. ☺

  1. Change décor. With the change in season, comes Halloween, Thanksgiving & Christmas so now is the time to swap out summer pillows and décor for the cozy cooler weather décor and accessories, such as a cozy throw and thicker window curtain panels, etc.
  2. Check smoke detectors & carbon monoxide detectors.  & replace batteries.  Also, now is the best time to check the expiration date on your fire extinguisher too.  Lastly, did you know that if your smoke detectors are yellow, it means they need to be replaced?  It’s true, so do this life-saving maintenance this month for sure!
  3. Schedule furnace & chimney maintenance.  As the seasons change, it’s important to have an HVAC pro come out and maintain your furnace.  And since colder weather brings about fireplaces being used, it’s also the perfect time to have your chimney inspected and cleaned.
  4. Weatherstripping check. Now is the time to check all existing weatherstripping and replace if needed.  And add any new to windows and doors that let too much air escape. Your budget will thank you.  Your family will be warmer! ☺
  5. Inspect your roof & gutters.  Roof leaks are the worst, especially during cold & inclement weather seasons, so now is the time to have a pro come out, clean out your gutters and inspect your roof (from on top of the roof) and make any necessary repairs now.

If you need any referrals to good contractors, send me a text or email or give me a call & I’ll share with you my go-to list of the best in town!  I look forward to hearing from you! ☺ Happy September!

Sara Hayes
SaraHayesSells@yahoo.com 
407-221-1772
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