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This week: Homes with unique paint jobs

1. Bainbridge Island, Wash. Designed by architect Stuart Silk, this colorful three-bedroom home was inspired by Mediterranean villages; it features a private guest suite and a private tram to its 151 feet of beachfront. The house has a 2,000-bottle wine cellar, and its multiple patios afford views of the Olympic Mountains. $1,480,000. Dennis Paige and Sonja Jones, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, (206) 448-5752

2. Stockholm, Wis. Several whimsically painted small buildings are scattered about the five-acre lakeside retreat that the late architect James Stageberg built for himself. Shown above are the main house and the garden house, which includes a screened dining porch. The property offers views of Lake Pepin and has been featured in magazines and on HGTV. $750,000. Sharon O’Flannigan, Coldwell Banker Burnet, (651) 430-7759

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3. Osceola, Iowa Built in 1897, Banta House is a four-bedroom Victorian listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The property’s carriage house also includes living quarters. $290,000. Ralph Stonehocker, RE/MAX Real Estate Group, (515) 271-7739

4. Portland, Ore. This green-and-yellow home is located in Portland’s Dunthorpe neighborhood on three quarters of an acre. Features include a renovated kitchen, a purple dining room, a wine cellar, and a front door that comes from one of Mark Twain’s homes. $950,000. Kathy Hall, Hasson Company Realtors/South Metro, (503) 635-9801

5. Worthington, Mass. This three-bedroom home is set on a 10-acre lot and features views of the surrounding hills. Interior details include a living room with a vaulted ceiling, a fireplace, and two levels of unique windows. The custom-tiled master bathroom has both a shower and a raised tub. $645,000. James Molyneux, Molyneux Realty, (413) 238-5324

6. New Orleans This two-bedroom home melds Arts and Crafts style with Japanese and Frank Lloyd Wright influences. Surrounded by tall bamboo, it’s painted in red and cobalt blue, with wood accents. Custom interior details include a wall of built-in shelving and a curved bar. $599,000. Patricia Kahn and Roy Guste, Dorian Bennett Sotheby’s International Realty, (504) 944-3605

7. Indianapolis The mural on the mixed-use residence at right makes the building appear as if it sits on open farmland. Inside are an art gallery, a two-story studio, and a two-bedroom living space. The building’s roof deck affords views of downtown, while the interior features a two-way fireplace. $925,000. Kate D. Flock, Flock Real Estate Group, (317) 634-6676

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