In this issue, we take a look at some handpicked fractional ownership opportunities in the southeastern United States. From the great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, to the relaxed and desirable beaches of North and South Carolina, we are sure that you will find these perfect vacation homes as unique and special as we do. Read on to learn more.

Featured Properties from Luxury Fractional Guide – February 2009

Luxury Fractional Guide

Featured Properties – February 2009

Luxury Beachside “Sandcastle”

Bermuda House

Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Bermuda House
Named for the large maritime forests on the island, Emerald Isle is located on the Southern Outer Banks of North Carolina. A water lovers paradise, you’ll find a range of memorable activities for the whole family from fishing, kayaking, and snorkeling in the warm water to strolling uncrowded and peaceful beaches. Shopping, golf, and sightseeing are all nearby; while history buffs will appreciate this famous pirate territory as Blackbeard himself sailed just north of here from Teach’s Hole.
Centuries later, Emerald Isle has become a haven for oceanside relaxation and comfort. The 6 bedroom, 7 private bathroom Bermuda House is the epitome of luxury and leisure. Have your morning coffee on the deck as the moist, warm sea breeze envelopes you. Daydream as you look out and see the waves lapping up against the shore, dragging sea shells and frothy sea foam with them. Cook a family meal in the gourmet kitchen, and after dinner watch from the family room as the blue colors of the ocean and sky turn deeper and fade into darkness. A private pool, hot tub, elevator, flat-screen TVs, and great sound systems are just a few of the amenities of your beachside “sandcastle”. As an owner, you will receive 5 rotating weeks per year to create priceless family memories at Bermuda House. 

The Angel of the Sea 

L’Ange de Mer 

Fripp Island, South Carolina

L'Ange de MerFripp Island is a 3000 acre barrier island off the South Carolina coast located between Savannah, GA, and Charleston, SC, and is 20 miles from historic Beaufort. Formerly home to intrepid explorers and swashbuckling pirates, today Fripp attracts both travellers, who are repeatedly drawn to the island for its uncommon beauty and tranquility, and families, who return year after year to enjoy the resort and share unforgettable experiences. The island is a wildlife refuge boasting three and one half miles of unspoiled, uncrowded sandy beaches and two award winning, world class golf courses as well as tennis, kayaking, boating, fishing, and fine dining.
Imagine a well-appointed beachfront residence designed and built exclusively for the luxury fractional market. Experience L’Ange de Mer (the Angel of the Sea) – with nearly 4000 sq. ft. of heated space and over 1750 sq. ft. of porches and decks, it boasts 4 master suites, and can comfortably accommodate 14. Innovative design and the latest in home technology is artfully infused with a West Indies flavor and style resulting in an elegant, yet relaxing home. Savor sunrise and sunset views, accompanied by the rhythm of the surf, when you escape to your sanctuary at the beach. L’Ange de Mer is being offered in 1/13 shares allowing you 4 weeks of rotating time per year. Your dreams are waiting.


Great Smoky Mountains Vistas 

The Ridges at Tellico Lake

Vonore, Tennessee

The Ridges at Tellico Lake

The beauty of the great Smoky Mountains draws more visitors annually than any other national park. Alive with pristine scenery and timeless character, it is a nature lover’s paradise with over 800 miles of trails , fishing, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Nestled in the foothills of the glorious Smoky Mountains you will discover the rare natural beauty of the Ridges at Tellico Lake.

Offering a wealth of activities including boating, fishing, hiking, biking and nearby golf, this private gated community of estate-size mountain home sites provides an unmatched mountain retreat for you and your family. The sweeping mountain vistas up to 50 miles, waterfront lake views, and 175 acres of unspoiled woods characterize the Tennessee mountain lifestyle and enchantment of The Ridges at Tellico Lake. Sitting on top of 3 natural acres with large picture windows, this spectacular 5000 sq. ft. home was handcrafted by one the country’s premier log and timber builders. This one of a kind home is truly the epitome of gracious mountain living and is being offered with 1/12 fractional shares. 

Sherman D. Potvin