1. Shelbyville, Ky.
The 105-acre Helmwood Farm estate, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, includes a four-bedroom home with a columned portico in classic Greek Revival style. Hand-carved cornices frame the entrances to each downstairs room. $2,200,000. David Bell, Kentucky Select Properties, (502) 644-2355
2. Claverack, N.Y.
Four acres of mature landscaping surround this restored 1825 home, located next to the Columbia Country Club. In addition to the four-bedroom main house, the property includes a two-bedroom guest home and a chestnut post and beam barn. $399,000. Mary Beaton Stapleton, Halstead Hudson Valley, (518) 828-0181
3. San Marino, Calif.
This 6,000-square-foot revival-style home was built in 1948 and includes five bedrooms, four with private baths. The glass doors in the living room open up to a brick-paved courtyard and pool. $5,500,000. Maureen Hollingsworth, Sotheby’s International Realty, (626) 229-0909
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4. Richmond, Maine
The Captain David Stearns House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features a front portico lined with unusual Egyptian-style columns. The three-bedroom 1850 home includes tin ceilings, wide-plank pine floors, and stained-glass windows. $224,000. Michael H. Baribeau, Century 21 Baribeau Agency, (207) 729-3333
5. Brooklyn, N.Y.
This three-story corner townhouse in Cobble Hill’s landmarked district dates to 1844. The seven-bedroom home features French doors, original wood inlaid floors, pocket shutters, and an artist’s studio. $7,000,000. Jill Seligson Braver, Brown Harris Stevens, (718)
6. Newport, R.I.
Once the home of 19th-century state legislator and Newport Mayor William Swinburne, this seven-bedroom house has a marble entryway, staff quarters, and an office with views of the property’s landscaped gardens. $3,590,000. Melanie Delman, Lila Delman Real Estate, (401) 848-2101
7. LaGrange, Ga.
The entrance to this 1843 home features Doric columns and a second-floor balcony. The master suite in the five-bedroom home has its own fireplace, and the four-acre property features mature fruit trees and an in-ground, saltwater pool. $2,399,000. Roy Mathis, Harry Norman/Christie’s Great Estates, (770) 632-4845