Historic Real Estate: The Doctor’s House Edition

Posted on: May 31st, 2013 by Emily Potter 1 Comment

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Rear view of Grandview Estate in Nashville, Ill.

Grandview Estate -- Nashville, Illinois

This beautiful Italianate home in the quaint town of Nashville, Illinois was carefully and lovingly restored by previous owners Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Stevenson. The house’s 4,000 square feet include five bedrooms and three bathrooms, a breakfast nook, and two parlors. Price tag: $450,000

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View from the side of The Doctor's House overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The Doctor’s House -- Fairfield, Virginia

Originally built for the village doctor in 1909, this home has been updated keeping its period details intact. Three landscaped acres provide beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a former chicken house has been converted to a potting shed, and a recent addition extended the kitchen and master bath. Price tag: $549,940

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Coming up the driveway to National Register listed Pleasant Prospect in Bowie, Md.

Pleasant Prospect Georgian Plantation House -- Bowie, Maryland

Pleasant Prospect was built in the late 1700s by Dr. Isaac Duckett and has been restored by the current owners. The late-Georgian plantation house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and is protected by a preservation easement, held by the Maryland Historic Trust. Price tag: $1,250,000

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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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One Response

  1. Dale Miller

    June 2, 2013

    Please help us preserve this genteel Victorian mansion in southern WV. Go to http://www.indiegogo.com and search “Save a Historic Gatsby Era Mansion” to contribute what you can. Thank you for your help!