For sale: 6 gorgeous homes in Nebraska
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Omaha. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1909 Tudor Revival house features original light fixtures, carved wood pillars, inset ceilings, and wood moldings. The five-bedroom home in the Joslyn Castle neighborhood has updates that include a remodeled kitchen and heated bathroom floors.
An adjacent carriage house has a full kitchen and two bedrooms. A covered porch leads to a landscaped front yard. $899,000. Ronald Rubin, Seville Sales/CBSHome Real Estate, (402) 697-4087.
Waterloo. This contemporary, Craftsman-style ranch home has four bedrooms and abuts wetland and grassland. Completed in 2017, the open-concept house features high ceilings, oak floors, quartz counters, and a fully finished lower level with a living room, a bar, and a kitchenette.
The 0.4-acre lot includes a three-car attached garage and lake access, and there's the option to buy a boat slip. $659,900. Karen Jennings, Seville Sales/CBSHome Real Estate, (402) 290-6296.
Seward. This 1912 Victorian house is a functioning five-bedroom bed-and-breakfast that can also be a private home. Historic details include period wallpaper, original wood paneling, stained glass, and a spiral staircase.
Outside, there are decks, a gazebo, a wraparound porch, and a koi pond. $380,000. Amy Keetle, United Country–First State Realty, (402) 440-7779.
Lincoln. Built in 1916, this Italian-influenced, Victorian-era townhouse in the Near South neighborhood has four bedrooms. Many original details have been preserved, including wood built-ins, mosaic floor tiling, murals, and carved railings and moldings.
Modern updates include a kitchen with granite counters and stainless-steel appliances. Stucco walls and iron rails encircle a reflecting pool, a courtyard, and an entertainment area with a fireplace. $659,900. Greg McCown, HOME Real Estate, (402) 540-4301.
Brownville. Known as the Muir House, this landmarked Italianate home is made of local red brick and native wood milled at Muir's sawmill. The four-bedroom house, built between 1868 and 1870, has vaulted ceilings, built-in cabinetry, and carved molding.
There are formal parlor, living and dining rooms, and the top floor boasts a 360-degree observatory. The property features a two-bedroom blacksmith's house. $460,000. Bob Engles, J.J. Palmtag, (402) 274-8312.
Omaha. Architect Neil Astle created this midcentury modern house that won a Residential Designs/Merit Award in 1969.
The four-bedroom home in the Westside community has high, angled ceilings and cedar-clad interior walls, and is centered on an oversize, suspended fireplace. $379,900. Billy Coburn, PJ Morgan Real Estate, (402) 740-3130.