Carole Legrain's Blog

Posted on 09/19/2021
Consider These Eco-Friendly Countertop Material For Your Home
Photo by Francesca Tosolini on Unsplash Many of today's building materials are eco-friendly as well as attractive. If you're interested in building a green home or upgrading your existing home to include more eco-friendly materials, take a look at these non-conventional choices in countertops. They're planet-friendly options that also function beautifully and can easily last the lifetime of...
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Posted on 09/18/2021
Video Tour - 8705 Lincolnshire Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411
Beautiful brick custom home located in the Prestigious gated golf community of Porters Neck Plantation and Country Club. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, it offers tranquility and privacy with its existing privacy back fence, ideal backyard for pets. Some of this home's features include: An inviting foyer with parquet floors, a two-story bright great room with an abundance of windows, built-in shelves ''library style'' with a ladder; gas fireplace, large formal dining room. The gourmet kitchen has been fully renovated as well as the Master Bathroom (see renovation list for details). Open floor plan with hardwood floors in living areas....
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Posted on 09/18/2021
8705 Lincolnshire Lane, Wilmington, NC 28411 is now new to the market!
Beautiful brick custom home located in the Prestigious gated golf community of Porters Neck Plantation and Country Club. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, it offers tranquility and privacy with its existing privacy back fence, ideal backyard for pets. Some of this home's features include: An inviting foyer with parquet floors, a two-story bright great room with an abundance of windows, built-in shelves ''library style'' with a ladder; gas fireplace, large formal dining room. The gourmet kitchen has been fully renovated as well as the Master Bathroom (see renovation list for details). Open floor plan with hardwood floors in living areas....
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Posted on 09/12/2021
What Property Owners Need to Know About Prepping for a New Outbuilding
Outbuilding popularity exploded in recent years. Homeowners have latched on to innovative ways to utilize designs that now include front porches, lofts and solar-powered energy attached to roofs. Often resembling small houses, these buildings can be converted into large playhouses for children, workshops and a private escape. While pre-fabricated buildings allow homeowners a convenient alternative to spending leisure...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
3 WFH Hacks to Give Your Productivity a Boost
If you’re new to working from home, it can be an enormous adjustment. Schedules, routines and environments are completely different even if you’re in the most familiar place of all. However, even for those with lots of WFH experience it’s easy to feel burned out. If you’re looking to start working from home the best way possible or...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Inspiring Ideas for Your Flower Garden
Designing a beautiful flower garden takes both planning and creativity. Choosing the right combination and arrangement of flowering plants might seem like a lot of work, but it will offer huge returns both in personal enjoyment and home value. With so many design possibilities, it’s hard to know where to begin unless you have a plan in mind....
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Best Blooming Houseplants
Houseplants are not only beautiful, they freshen the air inside your home and give your mood a boost, as well. There are all kinds of houseplants, but if you’re someone who prefers blooms to greenery, these plants are easy to grow and maintain. Plus, they’ll add a happy splash of color to any room in your home. 1....
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Posted on 08/17/2021
8928 Woodcreek Circle, Wilmington, NC 28411 now has a new price of $849,000!
Lovely coastal home located in the prestigious golf-gated community of Porters Neck Plantation, which includes sought after water rights and boat ramp access just one street over! This meticulously maintained home has the perfect set-up with 4 Bedrooms, Office, Large Bonus Room/2nd Office, and 3.5 Baths and situated on a high spacious lot overlooking the 15th Fairway of the Fazio Course with a pond view. The desirable open concept floor plan features a bright 2-story great room that opens to a gourmet kitchen with beautiful granite counter tops and a large island, huge pantry with sliding glass barn door, 5-burner gas cooktop, double oven,...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Modern Farmhouse Style 101
Image by Andrea Barstow from Pixabay The modern farmhouse trend continues to grow in popularity. For both interior and exterior home design, the name of this style is everywhere, from inspiration blogs to retailers. Real estate professionals have even begun featuring modern farmhouse properties in their respective markets because of the continued demand for the style. However, with...
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