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November
9

Stephanie Ellis Joins Our HPW Clayton Office

We are proud to announce the hire of Real Estate Broker Stephanie Ellis. A top-producing Realtor, Ellis has joined our Clayton Office to support her clients better.

"I cannot express enough how thrilled and excited we are to have Stephanie Ellis as part of our HPW Family here at the Clayton Office," said Teresa Blasi sales manager and broker-in-charge of the Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Clayton Office. "Stephanie is an amazing agent and we are so blessed to have her continue the journey of building our footprint in the Johnston County Market!"

Upon meeting the Clayton team, Ellis was ready to join in on the fun and become a part of the HPW family. "I am excited to join the Clayton Office because I love the people that work there and the opportunity to rejoin the office in the Flowers Plantation area," said Ellis.

Ellis obtained her real estate broker license in 2015 and has loved it ever since. One of her favorite parts of her jobs is meeting and getting to know people on a personal level. "I love to see buyers reactions when they finally walk into their new home," said Ellis.

Born and raised in Raleigh, Ellis is a native North Carolinian. Currently, she lives in Benson, NC, and loves the small town feel. "I love living in Benson because it is peaceful and quiet but still close to civilization," said Ellis.

Ellis' favorite hobbies include scrapbooking, reading, cooking, playing softball and volleyball. She is also involved with giving back to our community and helping to make a difference. "I give 5% of all my commission for one year to the Ronald McDonald House because of the support they gave my family during a very hard time in our lives," said Ellis. "In May 2019 a new charity will be voted on by my friends and family on Facebook to support for the upcoming year."

We are excited to have you on board, Stephanie! Welcome to the HPW Family!

September
5

Portofino Equestrian Community in Clayton

Clayton, NC - Portofino Community
Located along the Neuse River in Clayton, NC, the Portofino Equestrian Community is a planned community unlike any other you'll find in the area. Portofino is known for its outstanding equestrian facilities, beautiful outdoor spaces, large lots, and lovely homes. Residents love the unique perks of living in the community and being part of the booming equestrian industry in the Clayton area.  Our real estate agents are here to tell you all about life in the Portofino Equestrian Community.

The Best of Clayton Real Estate: Portofino Equestrian Community

The Portofino Equestrian Community | 25 Paraggi Court, Clayton, NC 27527

Shop for Homes in "A Community Like No Other"

Homes for sale in the Clayton real estate market take advantage of the area's beautiful natural scenery.  The Portofino Equestrian Community is an excellent example of why that's the case. Portofino homes for sale are available with price points and floor plans that will appeal to nearly every buyer. Most homes in the community feature at least four bedrooms and three full baths, along with all of the modern amenities you'd expect from a luxury community like Clayton.  Within Portofino, you'll find everything from cozy family homes to large, luxurious listings, all with easy access to the many equestrian amenities that the community has to offer.

Explore the Portofino Equestrian Center

While the neighborhood has tons of great amenities, the Portofino Equestrian Center is an attraction for many residents. The center features a 22-stall barn, with loads of luxurious touches for both you and your horse:

Learn from world-class trainers Aaron Stuckey-Hill and Emily Baille, Portofino's two on-site trainers. There are 90-minute lessons available with both trainers, for riders of all skill levels.

Practice makes perfect, and Portofino offers outstanding facilities to practice your riding skills. Within Portofino, you'll find two dressage arenas, a jumping arena, warm-up facilities, wash stalls, and a conditioning track.

Enjoy a busy schedule of events, clinics, and shows at the Portofino Equestrian Center throughout the year. There are opportunities to show off your riding skills, learn from visiting experts, and watch some of the best riders in the world demonstrate their craft.

Looking for the perfect place to board your horse? The Portofino Equestrian Center offers unmatched boarding services, allowing your horse to learn and grow in a truly luxurious environment, where every need is attended to by expert staff. Both you and your horse can expect only the best from Portofino.

Other Amenities in the Portofino Equestrian Community

The state-of-the-art equestrian center is a big attraction for Portofino residents, but it's just one of many amenities that you will find when you live in the community. Portofino is also a perfect place to spend time outdoors, with extensive nature and riding trails running throughout the community. You can also enjoy some quality time on the water because Portofino offers canoe and kayak access to the Neuse River. The Portofino Community Pool is the perfect place to spend a summer day with friends, and the pool facilities are designed to be as family-friendly as possible. Capping it all of is the Portofino Recreation Center, where residents can relax and enjoy the fabulous hospitality that defines life in Portofino.

Are you ready to become a member of one of Clayton's unique neighborhoods, with unmatched equestrian amenities? Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes in Portofino, and throughout the Clayton, NC area.

May
30

When You Think of Clayton You Think of Home

Clayton NC Home
Clayton, North Carolina has seen rapid growth in recent years, and now ranks as one of the fastest-growing communities in the Research Triangle. All of those new residents have plenty of reasons to love calling the community home, thanks to an appealing mix of safe streets, ample outdoor attractions, and a diverse, dynamic downtown area. Clayton, NC is also located just 15 minutes from Raleigh and provides easy access to other nearby communities in the Research Triangle. Our real estate agents have all the details on why Clayton, NC will feel like home from the moment you move to the community.

Learn Why the Community of Clayton Has Become Such a Popular Place to Call Home


Outdoor Adventures Are Never Far from Home

Residents of Clayton enjoy the fact that the community provides both easy access to the big city and plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors close to home. The Clayton River Walk on the Neuse is one popular outdoor destination, with a four-mile long trail that winds its way past loads of waterfront scenery. The community also offers an extensive collection of parks, greenways, and trails perfect for family fun. As you tour the outdoor spaces of Clayton, NC, you'll also find public, outdoor art exhibits scattered throughout the community.

Head Downtown for Shopping, Food, and Fun

In the mood to enjoy some arts, culture, shopping, and great food in Clayton? Just head downtown! Downtown Clayton has grown into a hub of the community, where you'll find popular restaurants, shops, performance venues, and attractions. There's also a free summer concert series downtown, with acts that every member of the family can enjoy. Clayton's fast growth has attracted new businesses to the downtown area, so you can expect new attractions to keep popping up downtown, and throughout the community.

Great Golf Close to Home

Clayton's outdoor attractions are not limited to all of the great parks, trails, and natural spaces that you'll find throughout the community. You'll also have some of the best golf in North Carolina close to home, starting with the popular Neuse Golf Club. Test yourself on a challenging, scenic 18-hole course, which regularly ranks among the best in North Carolina.

Find a Home to Match Every Taste and Budget

When you're ready to find a home of your own in Clayton, you'll certainly have plenty of great options in the community. Clayton homes for sale feature a little bit of everything, with a focus on affordable homes and attractive outdoor scenery. This is a great place to shop if you're looking for a home with room to grow, in a community that provides easy access to all that the Research Triangle region has to offer.

Arts and Culture in Clayton, NC

You can't travel far in Clayton without being reminded that this is a community that truly loves the arts. Enjoy live performances in a fun, historic venue at the Clayton Center, or head downtown to check out the unique Clayton Sculpture Trail, where new public art is added every year. In fact, you'll find public art in town squares throughout the community. The Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library is a great place to catch up on reading, participate in fun classes with the community, and dig deep into Clayton's exciting local history.

Are you ready to start searching for a home in one of North Carolina's fast-growing communities, with help from a real estate team that truly knows the region? Contact us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to buy and sell homes in the Clayton, NC area.

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