Real Estate

Historic Real Estate: The Million Dollar Home Edition

Posted on: April 25th, 2014 by Emily Potter 3 Comments

 

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Just 30 minutes from Baton Rouge, this 34.8 acre estate is peaceful, beautiful, and private.

Gov. Jacques Dupre House -- Jarreau, LA

This circa 1790 Creole Plantation house is located in Pointe Coupee Parish. The home has been meticulously restored and features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, original cypress and stone floors, plus six wood-burning fireplaces, not to mention the pond, guest house, and barn out back. Price: $1,495,000... Read More →

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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.

Historic Real Estate: The Mid-Atlantic Waterfront Edition

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by Steven Piccione

 

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Located on Maryland's Patuxent River, "1908 Waterfront" features unobstructed water views and a charming wood-burning stove.

1908 Waterfront -- Charles County, Md.

Only 42 miles from Washington, D.C., this waterfront estate was originally constructed in 1908 and is situated on more than an acre of land. With five bedrooms, three bathrooms, an office, and multiple living rooms, there is more than enough space for a large family or even for commercial use, which its zoning allows. The large wraparound porch overlooks a private pier on the Patuxent River and an environmentally protected shoreline. Price: $649,999... Read More →

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Steven Piccione

Steven Piccione

Steven Piccione is an Editorial Intern at the National Trust. He enjoys carbonated water, all things British, and living in a city warmer than Chicago. Follow him on Instagram at @stebbsjp.

Historic Real Estate: The Houses with Fun Features Edition

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

 

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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... Read More →

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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.

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... Read More →

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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.

Historic Real Estate: The Beautifully Landscaped Edition

Posted on: February 28th, 2014 by Emily Potter 2 Comments

 

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Manicured lawns and a beautiful landscape make the views from every window of this historic home pleasing.

Hardscrabble -- Hillsborough, N.C.

Considered one of the most architecturally interesting houses in the North Carolina Piedmont area, this 18th-century home was originally built as two separate residences for two families. Today, the combined house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and designated as a Local Historic Landmark. Price: $795,000

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Meticulously laid gardens and charming stone walls surround this historic house.

Delafield Island Gate House -- Darien, Conn.

Just a few steps from Gorham’s Pond in Darien, Conn., this circa 1788 home has been lovingly cared for by its current owners for 50 years. Inside you’ll find period hardwood and wide board plank flooring; outside you’ll be surrounded by an expansive lawn and beautiful views. Price: $1,749,000

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Serene and gorgeous views await those who stop to relax on any of this home's multiple porches.

Haseltine-Dreyfus Estate -- Springfield, Mo.

One of southwest Missouri’s most coveted and historic homes will soon be up for auction. Resting on 10 exquisitely landscaped acres and sitting behind its own gated entrance, the house has been masterfully restored and thoughtfully updated. Price: contact agent

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.