99 Main Street, Franklin, LA
There’s nothing more idyllic than a dreamy home set on acres and acres of land. Plant a garden! Bring the horses! The options feel limitless with so much space to play with. These beautiful homes are worth checking it out in their own right, but they also come with room to run.
1. 67 Candia Rd, Deerfield, NH – $580,000
7 beds/9 baths
5,138 sqft, 20 acres
Wild Orchard Farm is surrounded by stone walls, open pastures, orchard, and woodlands. The c. 1740 Federal farmhouse still steals the show with its wide-pine floors and fireplaces.
2. 361 Winter St, Holliston, MA – $550,000
4 beds/2.5 baths
2,264 sqft, 16.56 acres
The Jonas Curtis House is on sale for the first time in over half a century, for starters. This Federal is fabulously in-tact on the interior and yes, sits on over 16 acres.
3. 8215 Co Rd 79, Auburn, AL – $645,000
4 beds/4 baths
5,467 sqft, 97 acres
A stunning c. 1844 Greek Revival built with heart pine and including 8 hand-carved mantels sitting on an unbelievable 97 acres. That’s a lot of land, y’all.
4. 237 Cooley Mill Road, Havre de Grace, MD – $1,500,000
5 beds/3.5 baths
5,361 sqft, 68 acres
Mt. Friendship Estate consists of a really lovely fieldstone home c. 1776 (oh ok, this house was built the year the Declaration of Independence was signed) and tons of gorgeous acreage. Let freedom ring.
5. 5281 General Puller Hwy, Locust Hill, VA – $825,000
5 beds/5 baths
3,214 sqft, 71 acres
Overlooking the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County, you will find Indian Springs at Mount Vernon Farm. The home is gorgeous Flemish bond brick with wide-plank flooring, wainscoting, double crown molding, and more. The acreage is a vast 71 acres of gently rolling pasture, fruit trees, hiking trails and river access.
6. 136 Parkhurst Rd, Gansevoort, NY – $1,295,000
4 beds/4 baths
3,939 sqft, 58.87 acres
The original 1833 stone section of the house was built with limestone quarried on the property! The 58 acre grounds include a large barn, one room schoolhouse, Adirondack cabin, maple sugar shack, and extensive hiking trails.
7. Mill Pond Rd, Faber, VA – $520,000
3 beds/2.5 baths
3,358 sqft, 24.5 acres
Trinity is the original home and mill of William Faber. A historic estate in a glorious setting 25 minutes to Charlottesville, Trinity sits in a magical setting on over 24 mostly open acres. Listen to the sounds of Cove Creek and delight in visiting wildlife.
8. S7708 Freedom Rd, North Freedom, WI – Auction
5 beds/9 baths
10,000 sqft, 27 acres
A Prairie style home designed by John H. Howe, known as Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Right Hand.” The minimum bid is $525,000 – not too shabby for a piece of architectural history and 27 acres, to boot.
9. 972 Charlton Rd, Scotia, NY – $480,000
4 beds/4 baths
3,720 sqft, 32.5 acres
Built between 1800-20, the house was extensively renovated in the 1930-50’s and retains the charm of both eras. Included with the 32.5 gorgeous acres is a mid-19th Century barn with 2 horse stalls, tack area, and hay storage.
10. 99 Main Street, Franklin, LA – $1,990,000
7 beds/7.3 baths
6,188 sqft, 12 acres
The Fairfax House Bed & Breakfast is set among nearly 100 moss-draped oaks and 12 acres along the bayou. This is Louisiana all the way and the home is absolutely stunning.
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AUTHOR ALIX ADAMS
Alix is CIRCA’s Properties Manager. She relishes working directly with homeowners and real estate agents to track down new stewards for homes with secrets to keep and stories to tell! On a lifetime mission to visit every great flea market in the world, she’s probably going to need a bigger old house soon.