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The best homes of the year

1. Monticello, Utah This unique cave home was built inside natural red-rock alcoves and commands a 110-acre desert property. The 5,000-square-foot residence has three bedrooms and a light-filled living room. Its stone walls keep the living quarters at a cool 70 degrees. $597,500. Brent D. Parker, @Home Realty Network, (435) 881-1000 STATUS: Sold

2. Kent, Conn. The double-height main living space of this converted barn incorporates a living room, a dining area, and a kitchen. The home sits on a 47-acre property that includes a pool, two guesthouses, and an orchard with apple, pear, and peach trees. $4,500,000. Roger Saucy, Klemm Real Estate, (860) 868-7313 STATUS: No change

3. Ladue, Mo. This six-bedroom residence, built in 1908, was inspired by the Southern states’ exhibit at the 1904 World’s Fair. The house features a grand salon and other large-scale rooms. A brick terrace leads to the home’s pool. $2,950,000. Anne Ryan, Coldwell Banker, (314) 810-0580 STATUS: Price reduced to $2,495,000

4. Seattle This floating home is docked on downtown Seattle’s Lake Union, a freshwater lake connected by a canal to Puget Sound. The three-level structure features three bedrooms, a roof deck, two fireplaces, and radiant heat. $3,450,000. Rick Miner and Mary Norris, Coldwell Banker Bain, (206) 713-2151 STATUS: Sold

5. Great Barrington, Mass. Traditional New England farmhouses were the inspiration for this Hugh Newell Jacobsen–designed four-bedroom home, set on 146 acres of meadows and woodlands. The house looks out across an infinity pool to a dramatic mountain vista. $4,900,000. Joseph Carini, Wheeler & Taylor Realty Company, (413) 528-1006 STATUS: Price reduced to $3,450,000

6. Lancaster, Texas Ordered from the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog in 1920, this house was built for a prominent local banker and includes in its dining room a foot-operated button for calling the maid. Located minutes from Dallas, the home features its original oak hardwood floors, glass doorknobs, and tin ceilings, as well as a Roseville Pottery fireplace. $193,900. Ellen Clark, Town Square Realty, (972) 227-7010 STATUS: Price reduced to $175,000

7. Tucson Three distinct cubes of rusted steel and glass form this award-winning two-bedroom home, located on four and a half acres near Saguaro National Park. The interior walls, floors, and ceilings are made of maple. $975,000. Lyn Papanikolas, Long Realty Company, (520) 465-1889 STATUS: Price reduced to $875,000

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