March 28, 2014

Historic Real Estate: The Houses with Fun Features Edition

  • By: Emily Potter
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

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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

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