October 25, 2013

Historic Real Estate: The “House-Next-Door” Edition

  • By: Emily Potter
blog_photo_Elegant 1915 Queen Anne
This charming historic Queen Anne home close to shops and restaurants, but nestled on its own private lot.

Elegant 1915 Queen Anne -- College Park, Md.

A short walk to the metro and train station, historic College Park airport, and the University of Maryland campus, but also surrounded by trees and azaleas, this elegant home offers a charming setting for a peaceful private space or entertaining family and friends. Six bedrooms and three bathrooms means there’s plenty of space for everyone. Price: $525,000

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Surrounded by meticulous landscaping, this Iowa Falls house makes for a beautiful home.

Iowa Falls Georgian Colonial -- Iowa Falls, Iowa

The home’s original historic elements, like the hardwood floors, blend seamlessly with newer, more modern features, such as the gleaming updated kitchen. Built in 1900 in Iowa Falls along the Iowa River, the beautiful and cared-for home stands out among the 17 other historic properties in the area. Price: $454,000

blog_photo_Delware Victorian
Settle in to this lovely Victorian and add your own personal touches to the blank canvas of the unfinished third floor.

The Archibald Finlay House -- Townsend, DE

A delightful Victorian house in Delaware. Walk through the front door and the first things you’ll notice are the original stained glass, doors, and staircase, plus hardwood floors have been restored throughout the house. If you’re looking for your own DIY project, the third floor with original windows is unfinished and full of potential. Price: $395,000

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