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House hunting: 7 homes of historic significance
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Greenwood, Va. Seven Oaks Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is situated on a 100-acre conservation easement. The 1847 Greek Revival manor has four bedrooms, crown molding, and multiple fireplaces.


The grounds include four tenant cottages, barns, a vineyard, and a pool house. $7,450,000. Murdoch Matheson, Frank Hardy Inc., (434) 981-7439.



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Philadelphia. This Gothic house built in 1856 is located in the Tulpehocken Station Historic District. The five-bedroom home, known as the Joseph Mitchell House, features a slate roof, three fireplaces, marble baths, and a crenelated tower.


The 0.4-acre corner property features high hedges and a landscaped yard. $565,000. Loretta Witt, Prudential Fox & Roach, (215) 248-6522.



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Charleston, S.C. Built in 1843, this home played a significant role during the Siege of Charleston Harbor. The 17-bedroom pink stucco home features a slate mansard roof, a geometric tile entryway, and a ballroom.


The meeting room once housed the first community-based historic preservation organization in the U.S. $8,000,000. Andrew Drury, Carolina One Real Estate and Mortgage, (843) 345-6767.



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Groton, Mass. Located in the town's historic district, this eight-bedroom house is currently under review for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The Classical Revival home features eight carved fireplaces and coffered ceilings.


The 4.45-acre property, which includes an 1800s schoolhouse, was landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted. $1,850,000. Brigitte Senkler, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (978) 369-3600.



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St. Louis. This seven-bedroom Federal-style home, built in 1905, is located in the Central West End Historic District. Interior details include the original oak floors and millwork, a chef's kitchen, and a media room.


The property includes a wraparound deck and is located three blocks from Forest Park. $1,295,000. Amy Howell Mittelstadt, Coldwell Banker Gundaker, (314) 993-8000.



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New York City. The four-bedroom Flemish-style Bond Merchant House is located in the heart of Greenwich Village.


Built in 1827, the renovated home features six fireplaces, a south-facing garden, wood and French limestone floors, and a custom marble bath off the master bedroom. $9,585,000. C.B. Whyte, Stribling, (212) 452-4446.



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Phoenix. Located in the Willo Historic District, this "Steal of the Week" is a three-bedroom home, built in 1938 during the Period Revival Movement.


Interior details include hardwood floors, cove ceilings, and a milk delivery door. The property features a covered patio and is located two blocks from Encanto Park. $360,000. Greg Kilroy, Keller Williams, (480) 235-4312.



**For more information on these homes, please contact the realtor listed**


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