Open Houses of the Week: June 30 - July 1

There's nothing quite like the lure of an open house sign. Granted, you might not be in the neighborhood (or tax bracket) for many of these outstanding properties, but there's still plenty to admire -- even from the comfort of your swivel chair.

From coast to coast -- and everything in-between -- we lay down the welcome mat at some of the most enticing open houses in the nation.

Carefree, Ariz.

Open house: Sat., June 30
Price: $2.399 million
Property details: This contemporary is the perfect fusion of L.A. luxe and European chic, with views that will blow your mind. Located on the south rim of Black Mountain, the home boasts unobstructed views of the valley below, from Four Peaks in the east to the White Tanks in the west. The stunning 5,001-square-foot three-bedroom also offers an additional 2,500 square feet of outdoor living space, including that incredible pool (pictured above). Perfect for entertaining!

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Los Angeles

Open house: Sun., July 1
Price: $4.295 million
Property details: This incredible, 4,559-square-foot home is fit for a movie star and has luxury features to boot! It boasts four huge bedrooms, six bathrooms, a fully-equipped theater with an in-ceiling, automatic, 110-inch movie screen, and a wet bar. And those are all directly off an outdoor living room with a 40-foot-long, infinity-edge pool and spa. Talk about A-list treatment! The home also boasts a generous gym and two-person custom Jacuzzi tub. Plus, it's absolutely gorgeous with its sleek details and high ceilings -- leaving you wanting for nothing.
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Harding Township, N.J.

Open house: Sun., July 1
Price: $2.495 million
Property details: Located in one of the most desirable areas of Harding Township, this special home is beautifully sited on a cul de sac street, with a circular gravel drive. The classic, four-bedroom, five-bathroom Colonial boasts beautiful dark oak floors, a graceful foyer and staircase, fireplaces and stunning wood detailing. With its spacious, rolling green lawns and huge backyard (with a bluestone-surrounded gunite pool), it's perfect for growing families.
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Santa Fe, N.M.

Open house: Sun., July 1
Price: $1.825 million
Property details: A classic "old Santa Fe" beauty with all the modern touches you'd need, and then some. The stylish 6,219-square-foot home also boasts spectacular east and west views, and gorgeous outdoor living spaces to enjoy them from. Inside, you'll find a stunning, natural aesthetic: exquisite white plaster walls, brick floors and antique wood beams. A traditional, truly exceptional, New Mexico gem.

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Great Falls, Va.

Open house: Sun., July 1
Price: $1.55 million
Property details: A magnificent Colonial mansion that boasts a wonderful "Renaissance" feel. Boasting curved staircases, soaring double-height ceilings, columns, huge windows and sprawling living spaces, this five-bedroom home is a standout. Plus, it's great for parties, with its screened-in porch, extensive outdoor deck and that luxurious pool with spa. Dreamy!

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Cabin John, Md.

Open house: Sat.-Sun., June 30-July 1
Price: $1.895 million
Property details: Though this idyllic, six-bedroom, six-bath "farm home" is flanked by towering mature trees and grassy, parklike grounds -- making you feel like you're on a country getaway -- it's actually located just minutes from the bustling towns of Georgetown and Bethesda. Perfect for those who love the great outdoors, this classic, shingled country-style home offers over half an acre of gorgeous greenery, and a country-living feel, while offering all the creature comforts you need!

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Arlington, Texas

Open house: Sat., June 30
Price: $689,000
Property details: This custom, single-story waterfront stunner boasts expansive lake views from its floor-to-ceiling windows. The four-bedroom, 4,714-square-foot New Traditional sits on a rare waterfront lot scattered with huge native trees along the shoreline. Inside, you'll find a split-bedroom arrangement, walls of custom built-ins, fireplaces and sprawling living areas. And don't even get us started on those flawless, waterfront views from almost every room.

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