SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cora Bett Thomas Realty, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates, is pleased to announce that The Wall Street Journal named the Gaston Street estate of Steve and Tena Braswell the “House of the Week” in its November 3, 2006 issue. The Wall Street Journal profiled the Savannah home and included color photographs of the exterior and interior as a part of its popular “Weekend Journal” section. The five bedroom, 9.5-bath home, which is currently offered for $7.6 million by Cora Bett Thomas Realty, features 14,500 square feet of living space, which includes a wine cellar, billiards room, gym, home theater, music room, nine fireplaces and poolside cabana.“This home has long been considered one of the true jewels of Savannah’s National Landmark Historic District,” said Cora Bett Thomas, founder and CEO of Cora Bett Thomas Realty. “Its architecture, style and decor are simply outstanding.”Originally built in 1909 by Mills B. Lane Sr., the founder of the former Citizens & Southern Bank, this Georgian Revival home has been meticulously restored by the Braswells, who won a top award from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation last year for their restoration efforts. The Wall Street Journal’s “House of the Week” feature profiles distinctive luxury properties for sale across the United States. The Braswell home marks the fourth time a Cora Bett Thomas Realty property has been showcased in this national forum in recent years. The Wall Street Journal featured the company’s listing for the Conrad Aiken home in Savannah in January of 2004, its listing for Stella del Mare on Hilton Head Island, S.C. in March of 2005, and its listing for hockey star Robert Lang’s Daufuskie Island, S.C. estate in July of 2006.The complete story, as published in The Wall Street Journal, can be viewed online at:http://www.realestatejournal.com/sidebar/houseoftheweek/20061103-house.htmlABOUT CORA BETT THOMAS REALTY COMPANYWith listings for the area’s finest residential and commercial properties, Cora Bett Thomas Realty, is an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates and a longtime member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, The Board of Regents, Luxury Portfolio, Leading Estates of the World and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (formerly RELO). The firm dominates the luxury real estate market along the Georgia and South Carolina coast, with offices based in Savannah, Ga. and Bluffton, S.C. Under the leadership of founder and CEO Cora Bett Thomas, the company features an expert team of agents who specialize in historic homes, luxury condominiums, commercial real estate, investment property, land and waterfront property. Connect Savannah readers recently voted Cora Bett Thomas Realty the “Best Real Estate Company” for 2006. For additional information, please visit www.CoraBettThomas.com
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