January 17, 2014

Historic Real Estate: The Grand Estate Edition

  • By: Emily Potter
blog_photo_Ben Lomand
Discover a new world of wildlife on this estate, including wild turkeys, eagles, owls, quail, and more.

Ben Lomond -- Dunnsville, Va.

Surround yourself with scenic and peaceful landscape with the 60-plus acres that make up this estate. It's stunning in every season on the outside, and has beautiful spaces inside to enjoy every day. Large rooms with high ceilings also feature scenic murals and original mantles, moldings, and doors, circa 1730. Price: $1,695,000

blog_photo_Primrose Cottage
One of three original homes on Westmoreland Farm, Vice President Roosevelt and President McKinley were guests here in 1898.

Primrose Cottage -- Shelter Island, N.Y.

This waterfront Tudor estate was built in 1901 and has retained many of its beautiful, original details and craftsmanship over the years, including Moravian Pottery tile work. Enjoy a quiet view of West Neck Bay from the deep water dock built off of the peninsula where this home sits. Price: $2,900,000

blog_photo_Brookside
It doesn't get more scenic than this -- nearly three and a half acres of lush rolling hills crossed by the North Willow Creek.

Brookside -- Pony, Mont.

This one-of-a-kind Montana estate initially began with just a log cabin in the mid-1800s. Now, the property includes a brick home, “ballroom,” log cabin, garden shed, and barn. The price includes the home’s furnishings, which reflect over a century of one family’s Montana history and have been appraised by a qualified appraiser. Price: $1,225,000

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