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This week: Homes with great porches

1. Okeechobee, Fla. Located on 45 acres within the Pine Creek Sporting Club, this large, ranch-style home has a 12-foot-deep wraparound porch with a cyprus ceiling. The house is being sold fully furnished and has slate floors, a double-sided river-rock fireplace, and a master suite with French doors that open to the porch. The owner receives unlimited access to all of the club’s sporting and hunting amenities. $2,300,000. John Reynolds, Pine Creek Sporting Club, (561) 346-9365

2. Hailey, Idaho Located 20 minutes from Sun Valley ski resort, this four-bedroom 1878 home features a large side porch with a dining area as well as the front sitting porch shown at left. The house includes an exercise room and a two-car garage. $975,000. Katherine Rixon and Rob Cronin, Sun Valley Brokers, (208) 622-7722

3. Camden, Maine Set on a rolling meadow at the base of Mount Battie, this nine-bedroom home overlooks Camden Harbor from its wraparound porch and an upper balcony. The interior features arched doorways, a modern chef’s kitchen, and a library with built-in bookshelves. The home’s 12-acre property also includes a barn with an unfinished apartment and a great room. $4,950,000. Kenneth Twaddel and Scott Horty, Camden Real Estate, (207) 236-6171

4. Catonsville, Md. Built in 1897, the Fairlee Mansion is located in Catonsville’s historic district and was twice featured on TV’s Law & Order. The seven-bedroom house features an in-law suite with its own kitchen, several custom fireplace mantels, and a large wraparound porch. $835,000. Gary Gestson, Long & Foster Real Estate, (301) 646-0046

5. Okatie, S.C. This contemporary four-bedroom home in a Lowcountry nature preserve evokes historical Southern architecture with its copper roof, heart-of-pine floors, five fireplaces, and large porches. A screened-in rear porch and an open deck offer dramatic marshland views. $2,995,000. Ali Mohr, Spring Island Realty, (843) 987-2200

6. West Falmouth, Mass. This six-bedroom cottage features a wraparound porch and a second-story deck that both overlook West Falmouth Harbor. The house has two fireplaces and extensive wainscoting, and is located close to the beach. $1,699,000. Kim Stockwell, Ermine Lovell Real Estate, (508) 548-0703

7. Eureka, Kan. Built in 1900, this four-bedroom house features a newly constructed wraparound porch, a turret office, three fireplaces, a leaded-glass butler’s pantry, and original wood trim throughout. $189,000. Steve Wilbur, United Country-Wichita, (316) 239-3100

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