New Bern, N.C. | $950,000
A circa-1912 Colonial Revival home with 4 bedrooms and 4 loos, on a 0.24-acre nook lot
This home with its large wraparound porch and water views was designed by Herbert Woodley Simpson, who constructed lots of New Bern’s elegant houses. It’s in a historic district, inside strolling distance of downtown and a block from the Neuse River, which feeds into the Atlantic Ocean. Raleigh is about two hours northwest.
Dimension: 4,059 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $234
Indoors: The entrance door opens right into a remarkably giant lobby with a gas-burning fire (you might stash a grand piano there). To the appropriate is a entrance parlor, additionally with a hearth. The parlor flows right into a eating room that features a built-in credenza and cupboards and a crystal chandelier. All three rooms have hardwood flooring and lofty home windows with their unique glass, and will be closed off with pocket doorways.
A second sitting room (initially the eating room) is behind the entrance staircase within the lobby. It has a hearth, as effectively. This room connects to an eat-in kitchen with a herringbone brick flooring, white cupboards with quartz counter tops, subway-tile backsplashes, a farmhouse sink and Thermador home equipment. Additionally past the staircase is a toilet with linen wallcovering and a bathe.
Up the curving entrance staircase is a second-floor touchdown sufficiently big to carry health club tools and never impede the paths to the bedrooms. There are three on this stage. The first suite features a gas-burning fire, a minutely organized trio of closets and a marble-tiled lavatory with ornately patterned wallpaper, a stand-alone bathtub and a walk-in bathe. A second suite is sort of as grand, though the fireside is ornamental and the toilet will be entered from the bed room or the hallway. The third bed room has been lately used as an workplace. A former stitching room on the high of the steps is now a laundry room.
The third flooring has been refinished as a big room with bead-board partitions and ceilings and queen-size beds tucked into dormer niches with water views. The toilet features a glass-enclosed bathe. There may be additionally a partial basement with storage.
Outside house: The property was lately professionally landscaped and has an irrigation system on a separate water meter. A white picket gate set between brick posts topped with pineapples leads right into a aspect courtyard with brick pavers, lush backyard beds and a fountain. Parking is within the oyster-shell-covered driveway.
Taxes: $6,422 (2020)
Contact: Mary Silver, Donna & Group New Bern Actual Property, 252-675-5050; newbernrealestatesearch.com
Los Angeles | $949,000
A 1954 midcentury-modern home with two bedrooms and two loos, on a 0.13 acre hillside lot
This house is within the verdant Mount Washington neighborhood, about six miles northeast of downtown and fewer than a mile southwest of Occidental Faculty. (The itemizing agent described it as “the Laurel Canyon of the east aspect” due to its “hippie, inventive vibe.”) Retailers, cafes and eating places line close by Eagle Rock Boulevard and York Boulevard, and are additionally clustered to the east, on Figueroa Road.
Dimension: 853 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $1,113
Indoors: Quintessentially California trendy, this single-story home facilities on a mixed living-and-dining room with an open-beamed, white-painted wooden ceiling and a wall of glass that overlooks a big entrance deck. The flooring was changed by the proprietor and is a hard-surface laminate that resembles wooden. To the appropriate of the entrance door is an open galley kitchen with white cupboards and stainless-steel home equipment. A gray-painted brick fire climbs the wall reverse the doorway; subsequent to it’s a eating space with an inset window making a nook for indoor greenery.
The 2 bedrooms are on the rear of the home; every has parquet flooring and direct entry to a patio. In a single bed room, pocket doorways open to personal lavatory that comprises a conceit with double vessel sinks, a closet with sliding mirrored doorways and a stone-tiled bathtub with a bathe head. The second bed room has use of a corridor lavatory with a mixed tub and bathe confronted in pale inexperienced glass tile.
Outside house: The landscaping options palms and crepe myrtle. Terraced gravel and backyard beds rise from the rear patio up the hillside. Off-street parking is in a driveway.
Taxes: $11,863 (estimated)
Contact: Tracy Do, Compass, 323-842-4001; compass.com
Burlington, Vt. | $935,000
A 1935 Dutch Colonial Revival home with three bedrooms and one and a half loos, on a 0.55-acre lot
Two years in the past, a neighborhood developer purchased and renovated this property to be used as his personal residence. He reconfigured areas, added storage, up to date mechanical techniques, rebuilt the chimney and fireside, and utilized recent paint in and out. Constructed for the proprietor of the native soda-bottling plant (which is now an incubator for small, inventive companies), it’s among the many stately homes of the Hill Part, a few mile southeast of downtown. Champlain Faculty is a mile north, and the College of Vermont’s campus is half a mile northeast. The drive southeast to Boston is about three and a half hours, and north to Montreal about two hours. You may additionally fly; the airport is about 4 miles away. And Amtrak is including high-speed service from downtown Burlington to Penn Station in 2022.
Dimension: 2,056 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $455
Indoors: The house has three entrances: a proper one in entrance that takes you right into a lobby with an unique staircase; a rear one which leads from the yard to the basement and kitchen; and one on the aspect that opens into a sublime mudroom (this isn’t an oxymoron) with built-in storage cabinets. French doorways lead from there into the eating room.
All of those rooms (together with the mudroom) have unique oak flooring which have been stained ebony. They proceed right into a lounge divided by a three-sided fire set on a concrete fireplace that protrudes into the center of the room. On one aspect of the fireside is an area with built-in cabinets (together with a cupboard with a sliding door that disguises a tv), a textured blue accent wall and a midcentury-modern pendant lamp. The opposite aspect is lined in home windows with Lake Champlain glimpses and has a built-in upholstered bench that wraps round three partitions.
The eating room connects to a kitchen that has been barely however strikingly modified with royal blue, turquoise and coral-colored paint. A windowed area of interest off to the aspect has been painted in floor-to-ceiling teal and is proven as a breakfast room. Past the kitchen is a half lavatory and a again door.
The most important of the three upstairs bedrooms consists of an upholstered accent wall, built-in storage and a windowed area of interest with a lake view. A second bed room, which belonged to a toddler, has a studying nook tucked behind a boldly patterned wall. The bedrooms share a hallway lavatory with classic mint-colored wall tile, pink flooring tile, shiny black cabinetry and a cast-iron tub.
Outside house: The home has large back and front lawns, a two-car storage and a coated parking space that leads into the mudroom.
Contact: Jessica Bridge, Ingredient Actual Property, 802-233-9817; realestatevt.com