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This week: Homes with orchards

1. Kent, Conn. The dramatic main house at Cobble Brook Farm is a recently converted barn featuring a double-height central space that incorporates the living room and kitchen. One of the home’s three bedrooms has a porch cantilevered over a brook, and the barn’s silo offers a lookout. The 47-acre property 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

2. Topsfield, Mass. This equestrian estate is located on a 188-acre property that fronts the narrow Ipswich River and includes pastures, forest, and a small orchard. The 10,000-square-foot main house has five bedrooms and nine fireplaces. The guesthouse shown above sits near the equine facilities, which include numerous barns, fenced paddocks, and miles of trails. $6,900,000. Lanse Robb, LandVest, (617) 357-8996

3. Gates Mills, Ohio This 28-room home sits on 29 acres that include forest, pastures, orchards, and a formal garden. The main section of the house dates to 1900 but was expanded in later decades. It features a double-height living room, a bell tower, and a large greenhouse. The property also has a landscaped pool and two coach houses. $10,000,000. Cici Riley, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, (216) 831-9310

4. Bernardsville, N.J. This three-bedroom home is perched on a five-acre hillside property that includes an orchard, woods, perennial gardens, and a stream-fed pond. The entry foyer features a herringbone-patterned brick floor and a barrel-vaulted ceiling. The home’s tower section houses a widow’s walk. $2,500,000. John Turpin, Turpin Real Estate, (877) 788-7746

5. Lake Forest, Ill. Built in the 1930s, this five-bedroom English colonial home sits on more than four and a half acres enhanced by an apple and pear orchard, a train garden, a heated cottage, a playground, and a pond. The property has been subdivided so that the house can be sold on 2.6 acres for $1,695,000. The buildable two-acre second lot is priced at $899,000. Deborah Fischer, Koenig & Strey, (847) 309-9119

6. Corrales, N.M. Designed by artists, this two-bedroom adobe home has brick floors throughout and a floor plan inspired by traditional haciendas. Its 1.3-acre property includes horse facilities, an orchard of 20 fruit trees, a huge garage/workshop, and an array of solar panels. $1,121,000. Enrico Gonzales, Coldwell Banker Legacy, (505) 489-2502

Steal of the week
7. Rice, Wash. This four-bedroom home is a miniature detailed Victorian replica, and it has a commercial kitchen suitable for a bed-and-breakfast. Its grounds include grape arbors, an orchard, pastures, a barn, and a guesthouse. $389,000. Dane Warner, Windermere Real Estate, (509) 738-6521

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