Historic Real Estate: The Houses with Fun Features Edition

Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Emily Potter 1 Comment

The enchanting estate called Birdland.

Birdland -- Kinsale, Va.

Sitting on almost six acres of magical bird sanctuary, this restored farmhouse offers lovely views inside and out. Enjoy the private beachfront, dock, and deep water pier on the Potomac River, or relax inside the beautifully maintained c. 1850 home. Price: $795,000

blog_photo_Dill House
The Dill House is pretty in pink.

The Dill House -- Milford, Del.

Built in 1885, this charming pink Victorian has been meticulously restored to its original glory. Original features like stained glass windows combined with modern upgrades such as the luxury master bath enhance the home’s inviting charm and atmosphere. Price: $467,500

The Widenmann-Plutchok home comes already set up for fun activities.

Widenmann-Plutchok Home -- Vallejo, Calif.

This Carpenter Gothic farmhouse was built in 1869 and designated a city landmark in 1988. When the foundation was replaced in 1991, some of the previously used bricks went into the design of the patio. There’s also a swimming pool and bocce ball court! Price: $685,000

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

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.

Real Estate

One Response

  1. Saskatoon Realty

    April 2, 2014

    Beautiful homes! The Dill Home especially has a very historic feel to the interior, it looks like something out of an old movie.

    What’s a bocce ball court? Haha. I know what bocce ball is, but a court?!