Corpus Christi, Texas. Built in 1936, this four-bedroom Mediterranean-style estate has an open floor plan, a cathedral ceiling, a wine cellar, multiple balconies, and two master suites, each with a private den.

The 0.68-acre property features a large pool, a hot tub, and a guesthouse with two private suites with full kitchens. $1,295,000. Zoe Gottlich, Coldwell Banker/Pacesetter Steel Realtors, (361) 813-9460.

St. Petersburg, Florida. This three-bedroom house was built in 1922 and updated in 2007. Details include reclaimed wood floors, a remodeled kitchen, Mexican tile accents, and a Florida room with double doors leading to the pool.

The 0.36-acre property features a fire pit, a brick paver driveway, and a separate studio apartment. $349,000. Kelly Lee McFrederick, Premier/Sotheby's International Realty, (727) 410-3605.

Clearwater Beach, Florida. This five-bedroom home a block from the beach was built for a cigar manufacturer in 1934. The house includes oak cabinets, a sunroom, a fireplace, a master suite with a kitchenette, a master bath with a claw-foot tub, and a private patio with gulf views.

A one-bedroom suite sits above a two-car garage, and the backyard has a pool surrounded by tropical plantings. $1,599,000. Kenny Hayslett, RE/MAX Realtec Group, (727) 443-6700.

Longboat Key, Florida. Built in 1997, this four-bedroom home offers 360-degree views of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. The poured-concrete house has four living levels, a glass elevator, glass walls, and multiple decks.

The 1.1-acre waterfront property includes a private boat dock and deeded beach access. $4,250,000. Richard Perlman, Michael Saunders & Co./Christie's International Real Estate, (941) 228-8580.

Gulf Shores, Alabama. This three-bedroom home lies along the Bon Secour River, a tributary of Mobile Bay. The main house includes cypress and pine walls, stone flooring, a gourmet kitchen, and a metal roof.

The 11-acre property has two guesthouses, a gym with an apartment above, a pool, and four deep-water boat slips. $2,950,000. Mary Cane and Joe Courtney, Courtney & Morris, (251) 605-5109.

Galveston, Texas. This two-bedroom house built in 1965 sits next to a canal in the Jamaica Beach neighborhood. Details include updated electricals, plumbing, and windows, a great room with exposed beams, and an upper deck.

The lower level features a bunkroom, a boat slip, and a covered outdoor living space with a bar. $309,000. Lara Nesmith, Martha Turner/Sotheby's International Realty, (713) 558-3260.

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