You'll find scenic wallpapered parlors, marble breakfast floors, carriage houses, and many other elaborate and fancy elements in the historic properties featured this week. Enjoy!
Front view of the Eliza Ward home.
Eliza Ward 1814 Historic Brick Federal -- Providence, Rhode Island
You may be in the historic East Side of Providence, but step through the front door of this gem and you’ll find yourself in Paris. Breathtaking parlors decorated with scenic wallpaper and a marble-floored breakfast room enhance the already elegant atmosphere. Price tag: $1,200,000
Backyard view of the 1911 Denver mansion.
1911 Chalet-Style Mansion -- Denver, Colorado
Vanishing doors, built-in bookcases, ornately decorated ceilings -- the list of dreamy features in this historic chalet-style mansion in Denver goes on and on. The more than 8,000 square feet have been carefully and lovingly maintained and preserved by the current owners. Price tag: $1,290,000
Front view of the Orrin W. Burritt House.
Orrin W. Burritt Mansion -- Weedsport, New York
This Italianate architectural treasure was built in 1876 and listed in the National Register in 2007. The wrap-around porch, carriage house, and elaborate details both inside and out add unique charm to this historic property. Price tag: $399,000
Stay tuned for the next edition, which will feature more humble Historic Properties.
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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.