6 historic stone houses
Portland, Oregon. Architects McCaw and Martin built this Richardsonian Romanesque–style 1892 mansion of Tenino sandstone. The eight-bedroom Mackenzie House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, has its original fireplaces, millwork, tiling, and built-ins.
Across from a downtown park, the property includes gardens, a covered courtyard, and Abbott Hall, an 8,960-square-foot complex. $2,950,000. Dan Volkmer, Windermere Real Estates/Luxury Portfolio International, (503) 781-3366.
Bluemont, Virginia. This four-bedroom Federal-style greenstone house was built in 1913 and extensively renovated in 2018. The mountaintop home features a chef's kitchen, a wine cellar, a flagstone sunroom, and a master bedroom with a sitting area and expansive views of the valley.
The 134-acre property has seven gardens, a bank barn, a greenhouse, a heated pool, tennis courts, hiking trails, and a private hunting lodge. $4,749,995. Ryan Clegg, Atoka Properties, (703) 209-9849.
Wilmington, Delaware. Crooked Billet began circa 1700 as a stone tavern — still the center of this eight-bedroom duPont mansion, on the market for the first time since 1864. Details include a herringbone brick floor, exposed beams, high ceilings, built-ins, and a screened porch.
On the 4.2-acre grounds are a carriage-style garage with a two-bedroom apartment, a guesthouse with kitchen and bar, a patio, and a pool. $2,495,000. Laird Bunch, Brandywine Fine Properties/Sotheby's International Realty, (302) 654-6500.
Darien, Connecticut. Built in 1931, this five-bedroom Colonial-style home sits on a terraced hilltop with southern exposure. The house features a living room with high ceilings and a large fireplace, a sunroom with flagstone pavers, and a finished top floor with a guest room and an office.
The 3.38-acre property, close to town, includes an outdoor fireplace, a grill area, and a pool. $4,990,000. Carolyn Brook and Amy Barsanti, Julia B. Fee/Sotheby's International Realty, (203) 655-8234.
Lakewood, Washington. Architect Kirtland Cutter built this four-bedroom Arts and Crafts home on Lake Steilacoom in 1922. Heather Hill has tiger oak floors, custom-blocked wallpaper, original hardware, an antique marble fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with antique European cupboards, and water views from most rooms.
The 3-acre property features a guesthouse with a covered patio, a boathouse, and outdoor lighting. $1,695,000. Grace Hudtloff, John L. Scott, (253) 533-7192.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This renovated six-bedroom home was built in 1927 close to the Susquehanna River. The light-filled house features hardwood floors, large rooms, a dining room with a gas fireplace, a kitchen with custom cabinets, and a master bedroom with crown molding.
The fenced yard includes mature landscaping, a paver patio, and a two-car garage. $259,900. The Bedorf-Prince Team, Coldwell Bank er Residential Brokerage, (717) 443-7033.