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House hunting: 6 eclectic homes for artists
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Incline Village, Nev. This three-bedroom house is located on a wooded golf course, and there's a creek running through the property. Features include a granite fireplace, cathedral ceilings, and exposed beams.


A separate artist studio is adjacent to the main home. $2,295,000. Tom and Karen Bruno, Chase International, (775) 831-7300.



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Great Barrington, Mass. This "Steal of the Week" is an old dance hall which has been converted into a two-bedroom living and working space. Built in 1900, the home has a large great room with vaulted ceilings and a fireplace. Other amenities include granite countertops and renovated baths. $279,000. Dawn Farley, William Pitt/Sotheby's International Realty, (413) 429-7133.



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Rockport, Maine. Currently the home of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, this 9,325-square-foot property is zoned for both commercial use and single-family living.


The historic building, built in 1880, has vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, ample open space, and generous views of Rockport Harbor. $1,225,000. Leslie Tranchell, Legacy Properties/Sotheby's International Realty, (207) 691-2955.



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Lyme, Conn. Artist Michael DesRosiers has lived on this 23-acre property for nearly 30 years, building a three-bedroom main house adjacent to the historic barn/artist studio. The home has five fireplaces and a patio.


The property also includes a two-bedroom guesthouse, a greenhouse, and an extensive garden. $2,395,000. Jeanne Rutigliano, Coldwell Banker, (860) 434-8600.



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Palm Springs, Calif. Legendary interior designer Arthur Elrod's house is for sale entirely intact after 40 years. All the midcentury-modern furnishings in the four-bedroom home are his original choices.


There's also a pool and a fireplace. $2,195,000. Nelda Linsk, HK Lane Real Estate, (760) 774-6619.



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New York City. Painter Sharon Gold lived in this artist loft with a large work studio. The two-bedroom home has high ceilings, brick walls, and original wood floors.


One of the first Tribeca co-ops, the loft has seven large windows with views of downtown. $2,800,000. Nadine Adamson, Brown Harris Stevens, (212) 452-4503.

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


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