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This week: Two-family homes

1. Inverness, Ill. Forbes once cited this five-bedroom home as having one of America’s 15 most decadent kitchens. The house has an attached two-bedroom unit with its own entrance, living room, dining area, and kitchen. The celebrated main kitchen has three chandeliers over its granite-topped center island. The home’s grounds include a large patio, a pool, and a hot tub. $1,499,923. Maria Del Boccio, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (847) 222-8672

2. Newport, R.I. This 1876 Second Empire residence is located in the Historic Hill district, within walking distance of Newport’s harbor. The spacious quarters on the first two floors feature a formal entrance, hardwood floors, period trim, and two bedrooms. The third-floor unit also has two bedrooms, and it offers views of the water. The building’s side yard includes a fenced patio. $799,000. Alyce Wright, Lila Delman Real Estate, (401) 324-4258

3. Charleston, S.C. Built in 1936, this brick duplex has a four-bedroom, four-bathroom apartment above its street-level three-bedroom residence. Each unit has a fireplace, arched doorways, and hardwood floors. The property, which is located one block from Charleston Harbor, includes a rear garden and a covered carport. $1,100,000. Nancy Hoy, Carolina One Real Estate, (843) 884-1800

4. Chaptico, Md. Built in 1668, Bachelor’s Hope mansion is a Georgian-style two-bedroom brick home that sits on a historic 300-acre farm. The well-preserved original house, which contains both front and back parlors, is connected by a hallway to a 1940s four-bedroom addition with a separate kitchen, family room, and breakfast area. The property includes a horse barn, three tobacco barns, two tenant houses, and a stocked pond. $1,450,000. Gary Gestson, Long & Foster Realtors, (301) 646-0046

Steal of the week5. San Antonio This duplex, built in 1911, is located in Lavaca, San Antonio’s oldest neighborhood. Each one-bedroom unit has arched doorways, hardwood floors, a separate dining room and living room, and a private side yard. $185,000. Janice Tisdale, Phyllis Browning Company/Christie’s International Real Estate, (210) 872-1044

6. Taos, N.M. Built in 1894, this two-family adobe home is located near the Harwood Museum of Art and was built atop Taos’s original pueblo wall. Shared common rooms offer separate access to units that each have a full kitchen and two bedrooms. The interiors feature multiple fireplaces, hardwood floors, hand-plastered walls, and viga ceilings. $1,600,000. Lisa Cancro, Taos Properties Real Estate, (800) 400-8267

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