6 stately homes with Tudor architecture
Darien, Connecticut. Shipping magnate Daniel Keith Ludwig, once one of the world's richest men, lived in this home for 20 years. The 1929 five-bedroom Tudor features a slate roof with copper gutters, leaded-glass diamond windows, four fireplaces, exposed beams, and French doors leading from the living room to a stone patio.
The 2.6-acre landscaped property has a circular driveway, expansive lawn, gunite pool, pond, and mature trees. $2,995,000. Susan Nix, William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty, (203) 554-3612.
Bronx, New York. In the historic Riverdale neighborhood, this 1930 stone-and-stucco Tudor is close to the Hudson River and public gardens. The six- bedroom house features new hardwood floors, a stone fireplace, a media room, a sunroom, and a master bedroom with spa bathroom and Juliet balcony.
The yard has a patio area, and a neighboring lot is also for sale. $3,500,000. Jennifer Middleton, Concierge Auctions, (646) 760-8109.
Portland, Oregon. Famed architect Albert E. Doyle built the Cobbs Estate in 1918. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this seven-bedroom home has oak-paneled walls, a billiards room in a turret, and a master suite with marble fireplace, sleeping porch, and dressing room.
The 2-acre lot features cedar trees, a Japanese teahouse, a pool, and a pool house. $5,900,000. Suzann Baricevic Murphy, (w)here Real Estate, (503) 789-1033.
Philadelphia. In 1915, industrialist George W. Elkins visited a duke in England and decided to buy his own 16th-century Tudor mansion. This seven-bedroom home was brought from Guildford, Surrey, in 30 shiploads and reassembled in Philadelphia by European craftsmen.
Features include limestone arches and walls, leaded-glass windows, 13 fireplaces, two elevators, and a wine cellar. The 18.3-acre park-like grounds include a pool, a terraced amphitheater, and sunken gardens. $9,300,000. Hannah Griswold McFarland, Kurfiss/Sotheby's International Realty, (917) 453-3632.
Charleston, South Carolina. This 1914 brick home stands on a corner lot in the South of Broad neighborhood. The four-bedroom Tudor has a tile roof, French doors, high ceilings, a dining room with an inlaid-wood fireplace mantel, painted wood floors, and a screened porch.
The property includes a low-maintenance garden and is located two blocks from the water. $1,500,000. Georgia Bell, William Means Real Estate, (843) 568-1601.
Chicago. Built in 1925, this four-bedroom brick-and-stucco Tudor sits on a double lot in West Ridge, a neighborhood at the city's north end. Interior features include hardwood floors, a sun room, two skylights, a spa bathroom, a vaulted master suite, and a large, bright basement.
The fenced property is close to area parks and a two-block walk from a shopping district. $498,000. Julie Malmed, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (847) 869-0515.