Historic Real Estate: The Historic House Crush Edition

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by Emily Potter 3 Comments

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The beautiful Saxton Hall.

Saxton Hall -- Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y.

If you’re going to have an old-house crush, this just might be the place. It’s only 50 miles from New York City in the lovely Hudson Valley. On the outside, six huge Corinthian columns line the porch, and on the inside, every detail has been maintained and restored. Price: $799,000

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The lovely Madison Tudor home.

Historic Tudor -- Madison, Wis.

This beautiful house is located in the historic district of Nakoma in the heart of Madison. A few of the more unique features include a glassed-in solarium, library, and balconies overlooking both entrances. Enjoy its luxury as well as its historic charm. Price: $925,000

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The charming Nielson House.

The Nielson House -- Quincy, Ill.

Considered a “true old beauty,” this house is located in the much sought-after East End Historic District in Quincy. The current owners have taken great care to preserve its historic features, such as stripping paint to reveal the original woodwork while making updates to enhance everyday life. Price: $347,500

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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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3 Responses

  1. friv 3

    March 17, 2014

    Very impressive article. I have read each and every point and found it very interesting

  2. Brett

    March 24, 2014

    Love the Saxton Hall one. Very interesting architecture.

  3. HOPY

    March 26, 2014

    I like this house, it is very nice