August 16, 2013

Historic Real Estate: The Red Brick Edition

  • By: Emily Potter

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Used as both a meeting place and a farmhouse, the Christian Royer House is a twist on the traditional.

Historic Christian Royer House -- Westminster, MD

Born in 1800, Christian Royer gained a reputation in the community as both a farmer and a Brethren minister. The house he had built after he was married is an adaptation of the traditional farmhouse, incorporating both the needs for a meeting house and a domestic farmhouse. This extraordinary home sits at the end of a long, tree-lined driveway, surrounded by fields. Price tag: $625,000

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The Uri Tuttle Home is surrounded by trees, tranquility, and privacy.

Historic Uri Tuttle Home -- Bethany, CT

Nestled among the trees sits the historic Uri Tuttle Home. It was built in 1765 and offers more than 2,000 square feet of glowing hand-planed panels, wainscoting, and handsome beams. The surrounding forest extends into endless preserved woods, making the home picturesque and private. Price tag: $217,500

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The stately Joselene Hills Manor is at once both historic and modern.

Historic Joselene Hills Manor -- Frederick, MD

A masterpiece of Georgian elegance, Joselene Hills Manor features two sections: the original 1870 section with exposed stone and historic detailing, and a modern, “no expense spared” historic replica section complete with elements from landmarks like Monticello and Mount Vernon. Enjoy the beauty of the grand estate, surrounded by 165 acres of rolling fields and woods. Price tag: $2,990,000

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