I have been creating websites for quite a while now beginning with intranet sites for HP back in the days when there were no comfortable CMS (Content management systems) like today. There I also started to experiment with Drupal and later on I used Joomla to create some sites for friends and family. Today I would always recommend WordPress not only for it’s simplicity but possibilies because of the available plugins, add-ons and support out there.
I recently created a complete real estate website (www.tuscanydreamhome.com) for beautiful houses in tuscany which would have taken month to develop by hand.
Take a look: