Savannah. Built in 1920, this five-bedroom home sits on a 0.5-acre lot on Hedeman Park. Details include a gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors, ornate moldings, and a second-story covered porch.

The property features gardens, mature trees, and a large arbor. $769,000. L. Gregory Waldhour, Mopper-Kelly Realtors, (912) 238-0874.


Atlanta. This three-bedroom, four-bathroom residence in the St. Regis Atlanta has views of downtown. The apartment comes fully furnished and was decorated by an award-winning interior decorator.

Additional details include oversize windows, a chef's kitchen with marble countertops, and an outdoor balcony with a fireplace. $3,890,000. Jay Jacob, Tavistock Buckhead Realty, (404) 261-3820.


Atlanta. Renowned architect Francis Palmer Smith designed this five-bedroom home in 1940. The renovated interior includes 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and five fireplaces.

The property features a fenced yard, a garden area, a covered patio, and an outdoor fireplace. $3,600,000. Studie Young, Harry Norman Realtors/Christie's International Real Estate, (404) 495-8350.


Richmond Hill. Sitting on Lake Clara in the low country, this three-bedroom house was built in 2002. The home features a wet bar, built-in cabinets, a master bedroom with a spa-style bath, and a chef's kitchen with double ovens.

The property is part of the Ford Plantation, which has golf, fishing, equestrian, and other sport amenities. $1,695,000. Elaine Seabolt, Seabolt Realtors, (912) 233-6609.


Martin. This four-bedroom log cabin lies on a 690-acre property. The house was constructed out of four 18th-century log cabins and features a workout room, six fireplaces, and a great room with vaulted ceilings.

The land has one mile of frontage on Broad River as well as duck ponds, pastures, and woodlands. $2,550,000. John Dinos, Harry Norman Realtors/Christie's International Real Estate, (404) 314-4575.


Tybee Island. This three-bedroom house is set on a 0.3-acre lot with panoramic views of Chimney Creek. Built in 2005, the residence features an open floor plan, an elevator, and a master suite with a spa tub.

Outdoor areas include a deck off each bedroom, a covered porch, and a roof deck. $525,000. Jessica L. Kelly, Mopper-Kelly Realtors, (912) 441-9101.


Griffin. Built in 1983, this four-bedroom brick house is a replica of the George Wythe House designed in the 1750s. The interior features three fireplaces, a kitchen with cherry cabinets and a brick floor, and wide-plank yellow pine floors.

The 0.75-acre property includes a four-square topiary garden and a period-style workshop. $329,000. Robin Cook, Harry Norman Realtors, (678) 488-5795.

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