6 bungalows with amazing restorations

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Restored bungalows.

Hermosa Beach, California. Built in 1921, this single-floor, two-bedroom Craftsman was gut-renovated in 2016. The house features its original built-in shelves, bead-board paneling, wood-burning fireplace, and wood floors, along with upgraded systems, bathroom, and kitchen.

Outside are a wraparound deck, a yard with drought-resistant landscaping, and an attached garage, and the beach is just a mile away. $1,350,000. Jennifer Merritt, Vista Sotheby's International Realty, (310) 413-7809.

Los Angeles. This 1930 Spanish bungalow stands in Mid City's Picfair Village. The two-bedroom house has vaulted beamed ceilings, arched doorways, original hardwood floors, an adobe-style fireplace, and an open-plan kitchen with stainless appliances and butcher-block counters.

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The lot includes a detached bonus structure and a backyard with desert-friendly landscaping, brick fireplace, and garden. $1,199,000. Tom Lind, Nationwide Real Estate Executives, (646) 460-4656.

Pelham, Massachusetts. The restoration of this 1910 Arts and Crafts four-bedroom near Amherst preserved its coffered ceilings, wainscoting, and built-in cabinets with leaded glass windows. Besides the main kitchen with butler's pantry, the house has a catering kitchen and a wine room.

The 1-acre property features a stone pavilion with fireplace and bar, stone patios, mature landscaping, and lawns. $998,500. Micki Sanderson, Goggins Real Estate, (413) 265-0061.

Lexington, Virginia. Designed in Craftsman style, this 2002 three-bedroom stone house has moldings, built-ins, and floors of cherry, bird's-eye maple, and black walnut; two screened porches, one with a fireplace; a chef's kitchen; and a lower level with kitchen, gym, media room, and family room.

The 2.8-acre property is landscaped with trees, plants, flowers, and stone paths and walls. $1,495,000. Lucy M. Turner, Frank Hardy Sotheby's International Realty, (540) 460-6908.

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Atlanta. This three-bedroom home in Ansley Park is close to the High Museum and Winn Park. Built in 1920 and recently renovated, the house features 10-foot ceilings, crown molding, leaded-glass transoms, and hardwood floors throughout.

French doors lead to a screened porch with wood beams, a stone floor, and a fireplace. The lot has a stone patio, a yard, mature landscaping, a cobblestone driveway, and a carport. $1,649,000. Jim Getzinger, Compass Atlanta, (404) 307-4020.

Portland, Oregon. The renovation of this 1919 house was done in keeping with its original Craftsman style, including wainscoting, schoolhouse lighting, and wood floors and trim. The kitchen was updated with a quartz peninsula and counters and stainless appliances.

Outside are a covered porch and a backyard with a patio, new sod, and raised garden beds. $349,900. Beata Miklos, Savvy Lane, (800) 915-9174.

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