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Best properties on the market

This week: Plantation-style homes

1. Ladue, Mo. This six-bedroom neoclassical-revival house, built in 1908, was inspired by the Southern states’ exhibit at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. The home features a central grand salon and other large-scale rooms with period architectural details. Outdoor features include a screened porch, a south-facing covered veranda, and a rear brick terrace and pool. $2,950,000. Anne Ryan, Coldwell Banker, (314) 810-0580

2. Great Falls, Va. This custom-built plantation-style house features a first-floor master suite, a mahogany-paneled library, and a heated pool. The house has six bedrooms, plus a two-bedroom guest suite above a detached three-car garage. $2,695,000. Jan and Dan Laytham, Long & Foster, (703) 759-9190

3. Canfield, Ohio Southern Pond, completed in 2003, is a faithful reproduction of an 18th-century plantation home. The house has 11 fireplaces, a three-story open staircase, and historic detailing. It overlooks a private 2.5-acre lake. $3,800,000. Cici Riley, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, (216) 831-9310

4. Winter Springs, Fla. This 10-year-old, seven-bedroom estate features two formal outdoor fountains and a private boathouse on Lake Jessup. Interior details include a grand dual central
stairway, mural-covered ceilings, several crystal chandeliers, and a library with floor-to-ceiling built-in shelves. $2,750,000. Yvonne Serrato, Coldwell Banker Florida, (407) 333-8088

5. St. Helena Island, S.C. One of the few surviving antebellum plantation houses on St. Helena Island, Tombee Plantation, built in 1795, sits on 20 acres along Station Creek. The historic three-bedroom main house features double-tiered piazzas that overlook a formal garden and a broad expanse of marshland. The property has its own dock and boat lift, and includes a two-bedroom guest cottage. $3,250,000. Cuyler Applegate, William Means Real Estate, (843) 577-6651

6. Edgefield, S.C. Mulberry Hill Plantation’s porches overlook acres of orchards in the heart of South Carolina’s peach country. A road lined with pecan trees leads to the five-bedroom house, which has 12-foot ceilings, hand-hewn pine floors, fireplaces in most rooms, and an attached indoor swimming pool. $775,000. Deborah Rainey, Georgia Realty Sales, (706) 678-5263

Steal of the week
7. McCormick, S.C. The building of Bordeaux Hall began before the Civil War and was completed in 1867. The house is surrounded by mature oaks and gardens, and the property includes a log cabin and a guest cottage. Verandas grace every side of the well-preserved three-bedroom main residence. $399,700. Deborah Rainey, Georgia Realty Sales, (706) 678-5263

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