April 19, 2013

Historic Real Estate: The 19th Century Edition

  • By: Emily Potter

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Stone Cottage, on the corner of Riverbank and Talbot Streets in Burlington, NJ.

1840 Stone Cottage -- Burlington, New Jersey

Designed and built by acclaimed Philadelphia architects William Strickland and Thomas Ustick Walter, this nearly 5,000-square-foot cottage is a Gothic Revival masterpiece. It was built on the highest point of Burlington City’s riverfront and offers gorgeous views and original historic features throughout. Price tag: $439,900

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Front view of the Federal style Benjamin D. North House.

1799 Federal Style House -- Cooperstown, New York

The Benjamin D. North house sits on 16 acres overlooking an apple orchard. Meticulously maintained over the years, it boasts original floors, doors, and moldings. A two-story barn is included on the property, as is a whole-house generator in the accompanying smoke house. Price tag: contact agent

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Don't be deceived by this modest front -- Brushy Creek Farm house offers 3,800 square feet of historic charm.

327 Rice Street -- Greenville, South Carolina

This move-in ready farmhouse is one of Greenville’s great estates -- Vardry McBee’s Brushy Creek Farm. Built in the mid-1800s on over 22 acres, you’ll be neighbors with a golf course and just minutes from downtown. It has been carefully updated to preserve its historic charm, and includes 11-foot ceilings, five fireplaces, and a large covered stone terrace. Price tag: $1,455,000

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