New Citadel, Ky. | $725,000
A circa-1840 Greek-Revival mansion, with six bedrooms, three full bogs and three half bogs, on a 15-acre lot with a former tobacco barn
Constructed by a New Orleans household believed to have moved to Kentucky to flee a yellow-fever epidemic, this home was purchased in 1867 by the Accomplice Military common Edmund Kirby Smith, who ran a army faculty on the grounds. (Remnants of the barracks basis stay.) The home, which is on the Nationwide Register of Historic Locations, has been within the household of the present proprietor since 1933. It has been restored, with all techniques totally modernized, and was lately operated as a lodging.
New Citadel is a rural group of about 1,000 residents, 35 miles northeast of Louisville. Settled within the 1790s, it has many historic options, together with an intact Nineteenth-century courthouse sq. lower than two blocks west of this property.
Dimension: 6,434 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $113
Indoors: The quantity 13, representing the 13 American colonies, is an architectural motif working all through the home. Exterior and inside partitions alike are 13 inches thick; ceilings are 13 ft excessive; corridors are 13 ft broad; and 13 steps take you to the primary touchdown of the principle staircase.
A portico with fluted Ionic columns marks the doorway. Rooms are classically organized in pairs, on both facet of the central corridor (though a two-story addition in again breaks the symmetry). Every of the unique rooms measures 20 by 20 ft and features a hearth that has been transformed to gasoline and home windows which are 4 ft broad and eight ft excessive, many nonetheless fitted with unique glass. Image-rail and crown moldings are original from plaster, and most rooms have elaborate tray ceilings.
The doorway corridor is roofed in block-printed Zuber panoramic wallpaper within the El Dorado sample. (Greater than a century previous, the paper was professionally restored in 2004.) The hardwood flooring all through are poplar.
The kitchen has been up to date with oak cupboards, granite counters, a central island and a nook banquette. The entire base cupboards have pullout cabinets, and there may be an adjoining pantry with further storage.
The 4 second-floor bedrooms have hardwood flooring and brightly painted partitions, and a few have patterned wallpaper. Two further, carpeted bedrooms are on the third ground. The three full bogs had been absolutely transformed in 1994, with tile or marble flooring. A laundry room was put in on the second ground for comfort; there may be additionally one within the unfinished basement.
Out of doors area: Rear rooms open to a two-story, L-shaped porch with columns. Ten acres of the property have been zoned agricultural and may assist horses and different animals. The tobacco barn has many potential makes use of. There’s additionally a indifferent one-car storage with a toolshed.
Taxes: $1,737 (2019, primarily based on a tax evaluation of $147,500)
Contact: Michael Mawood or Jacob M. Mercier, the Mawood Mercier Group, Re/Max 100, 502-445-6914; the-mawood-mercier-group-101917542.remax.com
Springfield, Mo. | $725,000
A 1965 midcentury-modern home with 4 bedrooms and three and a half bogs, on a 0.83-acre lot with lake views
Edwin Waters, a Missouri architect with a reverence for pure supplies, designed this home with mahogany paneling, slate tiles and native Carthage limestone. The sellers, who purchased the property in 2015, added high-speed connectivity and different good expertise that supported two home-based companies.
It’s in Southern Hills, a subdivision established in 1955 that’s identified for its old-growth bushes, beneficiant tons and a number of architectural types. This home is quarter-hour southeast of downtown and fewer than half a mile from the Galloway Creek Greenway path, which ends up in the eating places and pubs of Galloway Village and to Sequiota Park, a inexperienced area with a pond, playground and caves inhabited by endangered grey bats. As well as, the Southern Hills Swim and Tennis Membership is lower than half a mile southwest.
Dimension: 5,271 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $138
Indoors: The doorway lobby units the tone, with slate flooring, mahogany paneling, tough Carthage stone (a transition from the outside) and a Sputnik chandelier hanging from the vaulted ceiling. A number of stairs lead as much as the principle degree and its open-plan area. A white-carpeted lounge options extra mahogany (together with built-in cupboards) and stone (together with a fire wall). It flows right into a eating space with resin flooring that resembles terrazzo, and a cluster of pendant lamps. Uncovered beams and trusses, re-stained by the sellers, assist the excessive ceiling, and daylight streams by glass doorways and clerestory home windows.
On the other facet of a partial wooden wall is an open kitchen with mahogany cupboards topped in black granite and a recent tile backsplash. An upholstered bench is constructed alongside a wall of home windows overlooking the entrance patio.
Previous the kitchen is a hallway resulting in the 4 bedrooms. The spacious grasp, on the rear of the home, is furnished with Blu Dot Marvel Wall storage cupboards that float above the white carpet. Double mirrored closet doorways open to a dressing room with a built-in Blu Dot vainness with electrical retailers within the drawers. One other mirrored door results in the en suite lavatory; it has a stand-alone bathtub, a glass-enclosed bathe and a walk-in California closet.
One visitor room features a wall of Blu Dot cupboards constructed round a window; a second has an en suite lavatory with colourful glass tile surrounding the vainness mirror. The fourth bed room, lately used as a studio, features a cantilevered stone-and-concrete hearth and a number of home windows and appears out to the entrance garden.
On the walkout decrease degree are two lengthy rooms that join in an space with a fire, forming a U. One of many rooms has a moist bar, a mirrored wall and a number of closets. The opposite is about up as an workplace and therapeutic massage room. They share a rest room with a bath and bathe head. There’s additionally a laundry space on the higher degree, off the kitchen, with two partitions of storage, and a rest room with a bathe.
Out of doors area: The entrance patio, added by the present homeowners, is enclosed by ipe fencing and has a big seating space. Within the area fashioned by the intersection of the home’s two wings, on the again, is a patio with a scorching tub. This patio leads out to a professionally landscaped yard with mature bushes, raised backyard beds and a firepit. The lounge opens to a small balcony; beneath is one more patio, reached from the decrease ground. Parking is in a two-car storage with a 440-volt good automobile charger.
Taxes: $4,121 (2019, primarily based on a tax evaluation of $69,380)
Contact: Laurel Bryant, Murney Associates, 417-619-4663; laurelbryant.murney.com
Minneapolis | $719,900
A 1910 Gothic-Tudor mash-up, with 4 bedrooms and one and a half bogs, on an 8,712-square-foot lot
This home is within the Linden Hills neighborhood, 5 miles southwest of downtown, and is centered between two lakes, every about half a mile away: Bde Maka Ska (previously Lake Calhoun) and Lake Harriet. It’s inside strolling distance of a village-like cluster of eating places, boutiques, espresso retailers and new high-end residence and condominium buildings.
Dimension: 2,496 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $288
Indoors: Passing by a screened entrance porch takes you right into a lobby with hardwood flooring and excessive ceilings. To the appropriate is a lounge that has a protracted bay window reverse a wood-burning hearth with a marble encompass. On the again is a solar porch with a wood-plank ceiling, subsequent to a eating room with double glass doorways opening to the rear deck. (Each rooms had been a part of an addition placed on in some unspecified time in the future within the twentieth century.)
The eat-in kitchen is to the left of the doorway; it has gentle from three exposures, knotty-pine cupboards with granite tops, partitions confronted in colourful, patterned tile and a window bench. Past it’s a half lavatory.
All 4 bedrooms are upstairs and have wooden floors and a minimum of one closet (the most important has two). They share a rest room with a floating sink, stone tile and a mixed tub and bathe.
The basement contains a big completed room and a laundry room.
Out of doors area: The sellers constructed the fenced deck that extends throughout the width of the home. It leads right down to a paved rear space and a three-car storage, with one climate-controlled stall used as a workshop.
Taxes: $10,152 (2019, primarily based on a tax evaluation of $664,000)
Contact: Shannon Plourde, Keller Williams Realty Integrity Lakes, 612-298-4623; matrix.northstarmls.com