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House hunting: 7 homes in wine country
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Sonoma, California. An organic farm and vineyards surround this four-bedroom house built on a 0.5-acre lot in 2010. The interior features a first-floor master, hardwood floors, and a chef's kitchen. The wings of the home are connected by multiple terraces, which create outdoor living spaces.


The exterior also includes an in-ground pool and an outdoor barbecue. $5,200,000. Daniel Casabonne and Ginger Martin, Wine Country Brokerage/Sotheby's International Real Estate, (707) 935-2288.



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Bend, Oregon. This modern home is in central Oregon, which was officially recognized as a wine region in 2011. The four-bedroom house features a zinc fireplace, a spiral staircase, a fitness room, and a modern kitchen with Italian cabinets.


Located on a golf course, the house has views of the Cascade Mountains. $2,599,000. Debra Tebbs, Cacade Sotheby's International Realty, (541) 323-4823.



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St. Helena, California. Set on 3 acres overlooking area vineyards, this four-bedroom home was built in 1990. Details include French doors, a two-story great room, two fireplaces, a window-lined breakfast room, and oak-framed windows.


The exterior features a pool, a covered patio, and a balcony. $3,500,000. William Densberger, Christie's International Real Estate/Pacific Union, (707) 967-1333.



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Northport, Michigan. This three-bedroom, cedar-sided home built in 2001 includes a 3-acre riesling-and-pinot-gris vineyard. The energy-efficient home has a closed-loop geothermal system, a fireplace with a bluestone hearth, maple and slate floors, and a wine cellar.


Set on 40 acres, the property features a dining terrace and a greenhouse. $888,000. Ann Marie Mitchell, Coldwell Banker Schmidt, (231) 256-9836.



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Ripley, Ohio. This "Steal of the Week" Gothic Revival-style house sits on 126 acres and was built in 1880. The three-bedroom home has a wood stove, front and back porches, hardwood floors, and a formal dining room. The property features two large barns and a 5-acre vineyard that comes with equipment.


A winery three miles away is available for purchase for an additional fee. $395,000. Nancy Bentley, owner, (937) 392-1178.



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Aurora, New York. Built circa 1905 for a lumber merchant, the Lyon House lies on the shores of Cayuga Lake. The Colonial revival with seven-plus bedrooms was completely restored and features radiant heating, a breakfast room, and hardwood floors.


Cayuga Lake, which sits in the middle of the Finger Lakes wine region, has more than 20 wineries along its banks. $2,395,000. Michael DeRosa, Select Sotheby's International Realty, (315) 406-7355.



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Southold, New York. This three-bedroom house sits along Southold Bay in the heart of Long Island's North Fork wine region. The interior features a 35-foot ceiling in the great room, mahogany flooring, and a marble fireplace. Outdoor details include a balcony off the master, an outdoor shower, and beach rights. $2,950,000. Jim Steech, Corcoran Group Real Estate, (631) 899-0804.



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