The rich atmosphere in historic homes is nothing short of enchanting. With marvelous finishing touches, momentous detail and notable structure, these gorgeous estates boast true grandeur and integrity. From the stately Casa Pacifica in California, once owned by then-President Richard M. Nixon, to an English Georgian-style national landmark in Houston, explore 7 historic properties that are as unique as the owners they attract.
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Enjoy the indoor-outdoor lifestyle in this beautifully restored vintage home on a ±.35 acre lot. Tall ceilings, original paneling, dramatic molding, and lots of light from French doors and windows compliment this property’s irresistible charm. This nature-filled retreat offers two fireplaces, large decks perfect for outdoor entertaining, serene gardens with plentiful trees, spring bulbs, a charming footbridge and deck over the seasonal creek. Completing this home is a lower-level bonus room, with potential to use as a media room, or second unit, ideal for entertaining.
They say that music can heal the soul in times of great sorrow. Well it, too, can help build communities back up from the ashes.
If you’re like most homebuyers, you’ll view several houses before you find the one you want to make your “home.” How can you remember the details of each? Below is a checklist to help you keep track of what you like and don’t like about each home you visit. Use it to help you decide which home to buy.
A new study of Bay Area rents shows the cost of newly available apartments is rising most rapidly in Mountain View, Petaluma and Walnut Creek and dropping most dramatically in Oakland, Berkeley and South San Francisco.
The cost of a median-priced rental on one real estate website jumped sharply in Sonoma and Napa counties after this month’s wildfires, a surge apparently accelerated by an influx of luxury vacation rentals into the local housing market.
Buying a home is a big deal; the homebuyer has a budget they need to work within, but they also have a list of things they would like, which may include: safe neighborhood, good schools, very little – or no – renovations needed, and a sought-after zip code.
Golf lovers don’t always need to have a membership to a club or pay high dollar amounts to play a few rounds on an independent course. Instead, they could purchase a piece of luxury real estate that includes both a beautiful home and a well-tended golf course.
This rare piece of property has never been offered for sale and has ties to a local historic Sonoma family. The result of a land grant settled in 1849 by the Norrbom Family, this unique opportunity offers the most spectacular and jaw-dropping scenescape you will ever see.