Historic Real Estate: The Modestly Scaled Edition

Posted on: May 3rd, 2013 by Emily Potter 1 Comment

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Barnaby House in Oxford, Md.

Historic Barnaby House -- Oxford, Maryland

The Barnaby House is one of only three 18th-century buildings remaining in Oxford, a small town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and the only one that has retained its original historic integrity. Inside the one-and-a-half story house, you’ll find elaborate Georgian woodwork, raised panel woodwork, and a series of incised schooners that decorate the kitchen fireplace. Price tag: $750,000

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The Weekley house in Amherst, Va.

Weekley -- Amherst, Virginia

Built in 1791 and owned by President James Monroe’s Uncle, Weekley is a remarkably pure vernacular residence. A restoration and expansion of the house is nearly complete, ready for the finishing touches from its next loving owner. Price tag: $585,000

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Greek Revival cottage in Murfreesboro, NC

Historic Greek Revival Cottage -- Murfreesboro, North Carolina

Nestled in the heart of a historic district, this Greek Revival cottage is within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants. Inside, high ceilings and original moldings create a dramatic effect, and renovated air conditioning, insulation, and custom interior shutters and screen doors will keep you comfortable all year long. Price tag: $268,500

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Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.

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