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Luxury Homes at The Villages at Shawnee Bend

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For the last several weeks, we have been introducing you to the luxury communities around the Lake of the Ozarks. Places like The Village of Four Seasons and Porto Cima make luxury Living at the Lake of the Ozarks easy and exceptional. Today we’re going to continue the series by showcasing another great luxury community at the Lake of the Ozarks: The Villages at Shawnee Bend.



Lake of the Ozarks Premier Luxury Home Development This wonderful community is situated on the southern shores of Shawnee Bend. This area features home sites that are absolutely breathtaking, with unspoiled beauty, and a perfect touch of nature.

There is both privacy and seclusion at The Villages at Shawnee Bend, but you are still within easy access to all of the activities that you enjoy at the Lake of the Ozarks. If you are looking for a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks, whether for full-time use or so that you have a vacation home at the Lake of the Ozarks, I can highly suggest buying a home at the Villa…

Cozy & Luxurious Lake Homes

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We’re deep in the heart of winter, and while the Lake area may not experience many feet of snow in the winter, we do still have a lovely winter season. Just enough winter to enjoy it, with some nice sunny days thrown in the mix! All the same, it’s still winter. Sometimes the days are cloudy, the weather is cold, and you just need a touch of cozy luxury to make the season feel warm and welcoming. Luxury homes at the Lake of the Ozarks are prime examples of beauty and sophistication, so we wanted to take a few moments to examine what makes them so exquisite during the cold winter months.


Let There Be Light & Space Winter is darker than most months, due to the time change, and this can affect the mood in many ways. If you want to really make your luxury home feel cozy and inviting, you start with the lighting. Light and space can make any room feel open, warm, and inviting. Take advantage of your living environment by letting in lots of light (many luxury homes have large, gorgeous w…

New Year – New Design Trends!

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A new year is already here, and with that comes new trends and styles hitting the luxury homes. If you’re ready to makeover your luxury lake home with exotic materials and styles – here are a few things you can keep in mind! 

Curvy Designs  In 2019, it’s time to embrace the curvy design and aesthetic. This brings us back to the highlights of the 1970s with rounded furniture taking over the market. Round sofas and a chic way to bring the curvy trend into your home. If you really want to take it to the next level, look for curvy furniture in a velvet texture! This material is going to be the highlight of luxury homes in 2019. 
Blush Tones  The new neutral is blush. It pairs wonderfully with grays and naturals for a sophisticated and calming palette. You can also combine it with bold colors such as navy, forest green, or even citrine. The bold color can be the hero and the blush tones will be the perfect pair. 
Embrace the Antiques  Bringing antiques into your space is a beautiful nod t…

Holiday Lights at the Lake of the Ozarks

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The festive time of year is officially upon us and now is when people will be enacting their favorite family traditions. While many of our luxury homeowners at the Lake of the Ozarks don’t vacation here during the winter, there are still some who do! If you’ll be at the Lake of the Ozarks for the holiday, whether with your family, friends, or just as a getaway, check out these light displays! Go grab your favorite hot beverage, turn on the Christmas tunes, and enjoy this festive tradition.



Enchanted Village of Lights
Nov. 16, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019
Laurie Fairgrounds
269 Fairgrounds Road, Laurie, MO
573-374-8776
Open Nightly 5 pm to 9 pm (10 pm weekends)

St. Patrick's Festival of Lights
Nov 22, 2018 - Jan 2, 2019
Shrine of St. Patrick/ Mother's Shrine
176 Marian Drive, Laurie, MO
573-374-7855
Open Nightly 5 pm to 10 pm

Versailles Unity Circle of Lights
Nov 21, 2018 - Jan 1, 2019
Versailles City Park
Jct Hwy 5 and 52, Versailles, MO
573-378-4634
Open nightly from dusk until midnight

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Living in Four Seasons at the Lake of the Ozarks

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Luxury living at the Lake starts and ends with location. There are so many beautiful and wonderful communities within the lake area where you can purchase a home at the Lake of the Ozarks. We highlighted the amazing amenities from Porta Cima a few weeks ago, and this week we are going to highlight the wonderful area known as Four Seasons.


Four Seasons Amenities The Four Seasons POA has many amenities that you will appreciate when looking for a luxury home at the Lake of the Ozarks. No matter what stage you are in life, you’ll find activities that your entire family can participate in and enjoy. The Village of Four Seasons community is large, as the area covers over 4.5 square miles and consists of over 2,272 people. Here is a brief overview of the amenities that are available when you own a home in the Village of Four Seasons, MO:

Activity Center There is an activity center that is open 24 hours a day and has some great options for varied interests. Options like a fitness center, yoga…

Festive Foods For Your Luxury Lake Christmas Gala

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You’re the hostess with the mostest, and we all know it. Your home will be decorated beautifully, the holiday music will be wafting through your home, and the aroma coming from the kitchen will have all of your guests congregating in this room of your luxury lake home. Of course, with a few weeks until Christmas, you may still have some more menus to look through and meetings with the caterers to arrange. If you’re still looking for the meal that is made it impress, here are a few suggestions to add a little spice to your celebrations while also sticking with the favorites that your guests have come to know and love.


The Appetizers From casual gatherings to lavish affairs, a delicious appetizer is the first way to woo your guests into the holiday spirit. Check out these delicious ideas, click the link for the recipes, and enjoy!
Marinated Olives with OrangeMaple-Dijon Salmon SkewersPort-Glazed Walnuts with StiltonCharred Eggplant DipBacon CandyBoiled Shrimp with Spicy MayonnaiseSugar-a…

Living the Luxury Life at Porto Cima Lake of the Ozarks

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As your luxury home real estate agent at the Lake of the Ozarks, I love to bring you properties that are both incredible and sophisticated. Places that utilize incredible views, exceptional amenities, and the luxury lifestyle that you desire. There are many private facilities at the Lake of the Ozarks which provide everything you’re looking for. This week we’re going to delve into the homes at Porto Cima (pronounced chima) and learn about what makes this development so unique.

The Club at Porto Cima Obviously, this is a private facility, which is ideal for even the most discrete homeowners. It features an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, a 17,000 square-foot clubhouse, and a Yacht Club. If you’re looking for the luxury lifestyle at the Lake of the Ozarks, you have found it at Porto Cima. The Nicklaus Signature Course is definitely the big draw for clients who enjoy golf, with seven holes that play beside or over the lake. According to Golf Digest, it’s considered one of Missour…