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Yes, You DO Deserve to Live in a Castle on 150 acres!

by Elizabeth Finkelstein

I was completely blown away when this incredible listing landed on CIRCA! Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1971, Redstone Castle is a turn-of-the-century jewel on 150 acres completed in 1902 for industrialist and coal magnate John Cleveland Osgood. At the time, Osgood rubbed elbows with the likes of John D. Rockefeller, J. Pierpont Morgan and Teddy Roosevelt (who all spent time at the estate). In 2006, the property was used in the filming of the Hollywood movie The Prestige.
 
It’s up for auction with a reserve of $2,000,000. I’ll be playing the lottery for this one! See the full listing over at Platinum Luxury Auctions.
 
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These Neighboring Wisconsin Homes Are Strikingly Beautiful – and for Sale for a Total Steal

by Elizabeth Finkelstein

Many, many thanks to Joe for sending me these two absolutely stunning homes for sale in Cambria, WI, which are for sale for a song! Joe actually used to own the house at 124 Mary Street, and he did so much research into it that he even up writing a Wikipedia entry on the architect, David R. Jones, who designed many homes in Cambria.
 
The homes are across the street from one another. Someone please snatch these beauties up!
 

A ca. 1930 English Tudor in the Heart of Phoenix!

by Val Wilson

 
Welcome to Stars of the Southwest, in which Phoenix native Val takes us on a rolling, rollicking tour of the area’s most striking historical homes for sale.
 
Check out this gorgeous Tudor style home in the historic downtown area! This wonderful home contains its original hardwood floors, door hardware, and several electrical accents. The kitchen has been upgraded, and the interior boasts two fireplaces, a versatile upstairs area, and a finished basement. Walk out through classic French doors, and into a backyard perfect for entertaining close friends and family, with a large BBQ grill, covered patio, and charming brick planters. Come see this treasure for yourself!
 

Here’s a Fabulous Opportunity to Own Three Neighboring Victorian Homes at Under $70,000 Each

by Elizabeth Finkelstein

While doing some reach for a post I wrote this week for Country Living Magazine, I happenstanced upon an incredible opportunity for the right investor, or someone who just loves fixing up old houses! These three Victorian homes are all clustered together as neighbors in Stafford, Kansas, and are for sale for unbelievably low prices. The realtor “would really prefer to package these properties together under an LLC with investors. And have a preservation trust/hunting lodge/B&B with enough funds to adequately preserve and showcase these wonderful properties.” For more information, contact Clare Moore of Claremont Realty and Management at (316) 682-5803.
 
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Download Our Brand New Mobile App!

Hey, old house lovers! Ever wish you could make your commute go by more quickly by swiping through photos upon photos of gorgeous old homes for sale? You’re in luck—We now have a smartphone app!!! It’s the first mobile app crafted specifically for old house enthusiasts searching for their perfect home (and those who just like to ogle crown molding). This is just the start—We’ll be adding zillions more features in the months to come. In the meantime, head on over to the iTunes store to download it. Happy dreaming!

 
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