16 Classic Victorian Homes to buy Around the U.S.

East Sixth Hinsdale

A historic building really can take you back in time. And living in  one can feel like a trip to a different era.

16  Victorian-style homes, all currently for sale. They were all built before 1900,  and have some pretty incredible original  details.

With features like intricate woodwork,  vaulted ceilings, and detached carriage houses, these mansions have something to  offer the history nerd in all of us

This restored Queen Anne Victorian may date back to 1896, but its modern  kitchen, central heating, and plumbing systems make it a practical home for this  century. The four-bedroom estate features period wallpaper, heavy doors, and a  half-acre yard that’s perfect for hosting large gatherings.

Address: Juniper Street, Escondido, Calif.

Price: $1,399,000

Explore for hours on this mansion’s 10-acre lot.

This house’s six bedrooms feature richly-colored walls and intricate wood  detailing. The estate sits on 10 acres of land, complete with a fountain, pond,  and custom pool.

Address: Ball Park Loop, Denison, Texas

Price: $1,200,000

Built for the first mayor of this small Maryland town, this 1890s estate lies  on two lots and includes a 1,600 square foot carriage house now used as a  four-car garage.

Address: Kenilworth Ave., Garrett Park, Md.

Price: $2,195,00

This huge Victorian has 9 bedrooms and plenty of original architectural  details.

Though its interior has gone through quite a few updates, this 9-bedroom  mansion has retained its original moldings, ceiling medallions, and stunning  mahogany staircase. A carriage house with three stalls sits in the backyard.

Address: Livingston St., Rhinebeck, N.Y.

Price: $1,189,500

This massive three-story Victorian was originally used as a hotel for  settlers traveling on California railroads at the turn of the 20th century. Now  known as the Pinney House, it’s protected by the state’s Mills Act, and its  owners receive significant tax benefits for preserving it. It boasts 10  bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a library, conservatory, and wide hallways that let in  plenty of natural light.

Address: N. Lima St., Sierra Madre, Calif

Price: $2,495,000

This historic house is a great value.

Fondly known by neighbors as “The Meadow,” this charming five-bedroom  features a wrap-around front porch and 10-foot ceilings.

Address: E. Chicago Ave., Hinsdale, Ill.

Price: $999,000

Fulfill your car collecting dreams at this sprawling property.

The best feature of this three-acre estate is its eight-bay garage — a car  collector’s dream. The four-bedroom house dates back to the 1850s and features  beautiful period front doors and staircase.

Address: Old Route 22, Pawling, N.Y.

Price: $1,100,000

With grand chandeliers, stained glass, and antique tiles depicting scenes  from Shakespeare, this three-story Victorian is truly a blast from the  past.

Address: N  St., Sacramento, Calif.

Price: $1,250,000

American Gothic house dates back to the 1860s.

The pointed windows and custom woodwork of this 1860s house are the epitome  of the American Gothic style. The lush gardens in the terraced backyard provide  a great escape from reality.

Address: Thatcher Ave., River Forest, Ill.

Price: $1,049,000

This three-story Victorian has kept a lot of its original details, including  mahogany pocket doors, a wrap-around porch, and a unique porte cochere that  carriages used to pass through when the house was first built in 1873.

Address: Carpenter Ave., Sea Cliff, N.Y.

Price: $1,499,000

This three-story Victorian dates back to 1885 and was the first home in  Hinsdale to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places, an official  list of places worthy of preservation in the U.S. Highlights include four  restored fireplaces and an antique gas parlor stove.

Address: S. Garfield St., Hinsdale, Ill.

Price: $2,250,000

Known as the Golden Gate Villa, this 8-bedroom mansion once belonged to an  important California mining family. The waterfront property is steeped in history and was at the center of an early 20th century murder mystery that  remains unresolved to this day.

Address: 3rd St., Santa Cruz, Calif.

Price: $3,150,000

The Sycamore Lodge is situated on a beautiful waterfront property.

This seven-bedroom mansion sits on the Long Island waterfront and features a  one-bedroom guesthouse, five-car detached garage, and a boathouse.

Address: Bryant Ave., Roslyn Harbor, N.Y.

Price: $3,500,000

This charming beachfront Victorian used to be the summer home of a wealthy  businessman.

A former summer residence for a well-known clothing manufacturer,  “Summerview” lies only steps from the beach. Its hardwood floors, vaulted  ceilings, and impressive millwork are typical of the Victorian style.

Address: Beach Bluff Ave., Swampscott, Mass.

Price: $1,395,000

This all-brick home is equipped with all of the modern conveniences.

Featuring seven bedrooms and 4.5 baths that have all been renovated in the  last 5 years, this brick Victorian is a historic gem brought into the modern  age.

Address: 9th St., Garden City, N.Y.

Price: $1,695,000

With two master bedrooms and a two-bedroom coach house, this charming  Victorian gives you more bang for your buck. It lies on a private wooded lot on  a cul-de-sac and features unique carved woodwork.

Address: Turvey Court, Downers Grove, Ill.

Price: $1,299,990

 

Uniting All The Best In     Real Estate ~Nino M. Gaetano~      650.207.1986
Uniting All The Best In Real Estate
~Nino M. Gaetano~
650.207.1986

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