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This week: Carriage houses

1. Washington, D.C. This four-bedroom, ivy-covered carriage house was built in 1892 on the grounds of the Fraser Mansion. Located off of Dupont Circle, the home features a 1,300-bottle wine room, a mirror-covered dining room (left), and a rooftop garden with a koi pond. $2,699,000. Patrick Chauvin and Cecelia Leake, Washington Fine Properties, (202) 243-1621

2. Belvedere, Calif. This slate-roofed carriage house overlooks San Francisco Bay and Angel Island. Built in 1902, the three-bedroom bungalow features vaulted ceilings on the main floor, where the horses and carriages were kept. Decking surrounds the home and connects it to a small gazebo. $2,195,000. David C. Gilbert, Tiburon Land Co./Top Agent Network, (415) 435-3752

3. Highland Park, Ill. This Tudor-style former carriage house and stable sits a few blocks from Lake Michigan. The five-bedroom house features a two-story foyer, French doors, and a gourmet kitchen with maple cabinets. The master bedroom includes a fireplace, built-in bookshelves, and a spa bathroom. $1,399,000. Muggsy Jacoby, Koenig & Strey, (847) 924-3811

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4. Philadelphia This two-bedroom 1890s stone carriage house is located in the Mount Airy neighborhood on just under an acre of land. It features tiger-oak floors, a brick fireplace, and a hayloft balcony off its master suite. The rear yard includes a secret garden and a pool surrounded by Colorado pines, rhododendrons, and a sequoia. $499,000. Joanne Colino, Elfant Wissahickon, (215) 920-6464

5. Brooklyn, N.Y. Located in Brooklyn Heights, this 1899 home is currently divided into a duplex and was most recently used as a guesthouse by the world headquarters of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. The one-bedroom first-floor apartment opens to a small patio, while the three-bedroom second-floor apartment features skylights and a full staircase to the roof. There’s space in the garage for four cars. $4,500,000. Ellen Newman, Corcoran Group Real Estate, (917) 868-6176

6. Newport, R.I. Built at the turn of the 20th century, this four-bedroom carriage house is located near the famous oceanfront Cliff Walk. The home has an office in its turret, floor-to-ceiling windows in its entry foyer, and hardwood flooring throughout. $1,695,000. Michelle Kirby, Gustave White Sotheby’s International Realty, (401) 848-6714

Steal of the week

7. Fredericksburg, Texas This one-bedroom carriage house is located just blocks from the downtown historic district. Currently operating as a bed-and-breakfast, the home was remodeled in 2008 and features a breakfast bar, a Jacuzzi, and a bathroom skylight. The house has a large fenced-in yard and two patios. $229,000. Mimi Bartel, Century 21 Sunset, (830) 889-2329

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