Special Report

Famous Historic Homes Currently For Sale

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Queen Anne Victorian
> Location: Chicago, IL
> Built in: 1893
> Asking price: $779,000

A three-story greystone house currently owned by a Chicago architect, who has restored it, this historic structure boasts mahogany wainscoting, ornamental plaster ceilings, and seven fireplaces.

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Updated mansion
> Location: Plymouth, IL
> Built in: 1900
> Asking price: $169,900

An updated mansion in a community near the Missouri border, this house has century-old parquet floors, dark woodwork, Greek columns, and a massive oak stairway.

Queen Anne Victorian
> Location: La Porte, IN
> Built in: 1845
> Asking price: $449,500

A fully restored mansion with exotic tigerwood floors, a grand staircase, and a wrap-around front porch, is in the center of La Porte’s historic district.

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The January House
> Location: Maysville, KY
> Built in: 1838
> Asking price: $695,000

Built by one A.M. McConnell January, this house is still owned by his descendants.

Bocage
> Location: Darrow, LA
> Built in: 1837
> Asking price: $1.85 million

Bocage is considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in America. It is attributed to architect James H. Dakin, who would later design Louisians’s Gothic Revival Old State Capitol.

Linden Hill
> Location: Princess Anne, Maryland
> Built in: 1750/1835
> Asking price: $285,000

Noah and Elizabeth Ryder built a one-room residence on this site in 1750. Later owners, the Stewart family, added on a formal wing in 1835, but the original structure still stands, complete with a large heating and cooking fireplace.

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Main House-Colonial
> Location: Edgartown, MA
> Built in: 1820s
> Asking price: $4.25 million

This Martha’s Vineyard estate includes a renovated main house and guest house and a new swimming pool and poolhouse.

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Harborfront Home
> Location: Falmouth, MA
> Built in: 1908
> Asking price: $22 million

This Cape Cod house sits on a four-acre elevated peninsula with panoramic views of Quissett Harbor, and has a deep-water dock with a large float suitable for a large yacht.

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The Brandt House
> Location: Greenfield, MA
> Built in: 1890
> Asking price: $1.12 million

This nine-bedroom house on nearly three acres of grounds and gardens has functioned as a B&B for the past three decades.

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Copper Beech Hill
> Location: Wenham, MA
> Built in: 1900
> Asking price: $4.65 million

One of the last remaining in-town estates in Wenham, Copper Beech Hill is surrounded by almost 25 acres of grounds and includes a carriage house with seven horse stalls.

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