Tryon, North Carolina | $ 1,225 million
1947 home with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, including a guest suite with one bedroom and one bathroom, on an 18.12 acre plot with a swimming pool.
This home, known as Rosebay, is located in a historic holiday village of approximately 1,600 in southwestern North Carolina. Since 2015, it has been expanded with the addition of a guest apartment and a separate two-car garage with a workshop. Other recent improvements include a paved driveway replacing gravel and a new roof.
The hotel is less than a mile from the city’s commercial district, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, about 46 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina, and 31 miles northeast of Greenville International Equestrian Center and Trion Resort. where equestrian shows are held and there are accommodations, restaurants and shops, about 16 miles northeast.
The size: 3,881 sq ft
Price per square foot: USD 316
In room: The house has two levels and several entrances. A solid wood door insert with multicolored glass squares leads into a living room with green walls, a brick fireplace in the wall with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, parquet floors and a bay window overlooking Hogback Mountain. The adjoining dining room has its own external entrance, the same panoramic window and view, the back of the living room’s brick fireplace and the paneled walls are painted in ruby red.
The kitchen was refurbished in the mid-2000s with white painted wood cabinets, subway tile aprons, stainless steel appliances, kitchen sink, and black and white checkerboard floor tiles. Next to the kitchen is an enclosed veranda with exposed beams, brick floors, and a bathroom (now with striped walls and a tiny corner sink) that was originally used by the gardener when it was an open space. A second covered veranda with yellow wooden walls and parquet floors was used as a solarium. An inner window opens onto an adjoining media room with rust colored walls and a wood burning stove.
The guest suite can be accessed through the media room or through a roadside door. Its cathedral ceiling, multi-windowed windows, painted wood floor and trim, and stone fireplace have been designed to blend in with the original structure. The bar counter is built into a niche on the wall of the fireplace and is covered with cool paint. The bedroom of the guest suites has red walls and stained glass; the bathroom has a large shower, washer and dryer.
Two bedrooms with Jack and Gill style bathtubs in between form the original master suite on the ground floor. One bedroom has blue walls and parquet floors; the second, used as a living room, is covered with bright bird wallpaper. The bathroom has green tiled floors and a shower over the bath.
The fourth bedroom is on the lower level and has a door to the pool terrace. There is also a bathroom on the lower level.
Open space: The expansive grounds include a white gate entrance, rolling lawns, mature trees, a butterfly garden and a gazebo next to the pool. From the pool, you can see a mountain called Rocky Spur.
Taxes: $ 2,111 (2020 based on a tax estimate of $ 349,191)
Contact: Damian D. Hall, Christie’s International Real Estate, 828-817-2046; damianhallgroup.com
Madison, Connecticut | $ 1.249 million
Tiled house built in 1997, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, on a plot of 0.9 hectares.
The current owners commissioned a Connecticut architect named Robert Page to design this home, which evokes a rustic boathouse feel in Maine. This is one of two condominiums (the other is a neighboring Victorian pebble house) and the site is fully used. The hotel is located in downtown Connecticut, a block from Long Island Sound, in the FEMA Flood Insurance Zone “AE”. (Listing agents estimate the cost at $ 650 per year.)
The home is located about a mile south of the businesses along Highway 1 and three and a half miles west of Hammonasset Beach State Park. Its granite foundation was quarried in the village of Stony Creek, Connecticut, from where the stone used in the founding of the Statue of Liberty was taken.
The size: 1965 square feet
Price per square foot: USD 636
In room: The house stands on a hill and offers views of the water to the west and winter views to the south all year round. A wide outer arch leads to a granite-floored foyer; behind the foyer is the master bedroom with a fully equipped bathroom. This level also has a utility room with a washing machine and dryer, and access to a single garage.
The second level occupies a large room entirely clad in wood, with an exposed brick chimney rising to the top of a vaulted ceiling. The open kitchen includes tiger maple cabinets, a second bedroom and a bathroom with a shower over the bathtub.
A staircase with decorative wrought iron railings leads from the first floor to the second level, and a closed staircase rises to the third level, where a podium connects the study to the study with Juliet’s balcony.
San Francisco | $ 1.25 million
A 1912 Tudor add-on house with two bedrooms and one bedroom on an 815 square foot plot.
This stucco brick, tiled home is located in Inner Richmond, a block below Presidio and four blocks east of the boulevard that leads to the Golden Gate Bridge and Marine Point (north) and Golden Gate Park. and Daly City (south). Shops, grocery stores, restaurants and public transport hubs run along Clement Street one block to the south. The UC San Francisco Medical Center on Mount Zion is less than two miles east.
The size: 1154 sq ft
Price per square foot: USD 1,083
In room: The front door, located on a covered veranda, leads into an interior with white painted walls and wooden floors. Turning left takes you into a 14-foot-wide living room with a wood-burning brick fireplace along the front wall. The dining room is at the back of the building; It features extensive paneling, a beamed ceiling and built-in storage with drawers, drawers and stained glass cabinet fronts. The kitchen, which completes the circle, with corridor entrances from the foyer and dining area, includes antique wardrobes and has recently been refurbished with new paint and vinyl tile floors.
Both bedrooms are on the second floor. The larger one is almost 14 feet by 16.5 feet and has built-in drawers and a window niche. The smaller one measures approximately 10 feet by 14.5 feet and connects to the bathroom with a clawfoot bathtub and shower head. (This bathroom can also be accessed from the hallway.)
The ground floor is unfinished. It has a washer and dryer.
Open space: A narrow terrace from the dining room leads to the basement.
Taxes: USD 15,625 (estimated)
Contact: Tara Robello, Keller Williams, San Francisco, 415-879-0581; kwsf.com