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$800,000 Homes in New York, North Carolina and Texas

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During the restoration of this home, the emphasis was on preserving and enhancing the original character. Allows wear on wide plank floorboards to be visible. New additions, such as kitchens and family rooms, should be visually distinct from the original structure.

The home is less than 2 miles from the Millea Estate Vineyard, which has a tasting room open to the public, and a 15-minute drive from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. It takes about 20 minutes to Rhinebeck. From there you can reach Manhattan in about an hour and a half by train.

size: 2,341 square feet

Price per square foot: $340

indoor: The property is separated from the road by a low stone wall. A front door in the middle of a simple wooden front door leads to a living room with exposed ceiling beams, exposed brick walls during restoration, and a fireplace with a concrete mantelpiece.

An adjoining dining area provides access to the main house plus a full bathroom with a floating marble sink and a combined kitchen and family room. This space has high ceilings and large sliding glass doors that open onto a wraparound deck. The kitchen is to one side with stainless steel appliances and a white farmhouse style sink.

All three bedrooms are located on the second floor and are accessed via the living room stairs. Off the landing at the top of the stairs, the master bedroom is lit by sconces and windows on either side overlooking the property. His second bedroom next door is big enough for a queen bed. The third is smaller, with dark walls and a sloping ceiling. The bathroom on this level was recently updated with handcrafted tile with a combined tub/shower combination.

Outdoor space: The kitchen and family room decks are large enough for outdoor enjoyment, with stairs leading down to a garden planted with mature trees.Additional structures on the property include a barn and several storage sheds. .

tax: $13,860 (estimated)

contact: Jon Berry and Delyse Berry, Upstate Down, 845-516-5123. upstatedown.com


The house is located in Old North Durham, with wide tree lined streets, about 5 minutes drive from the city centre. Located just a few miles from the Durham County Central Library. Durham Bulls Athletic Park, minor league stadium home to the Durham Bulls. There are also several popular breweries and tasting rooms serving locally brewed beer, cider and mead.

Duke University’s East Campus and the University’s West Campus are less than 10 minutes away, with a mix of classroom buildings and student residences. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is less than 30 minutes away. Raleigh is a 30 minute drive. Charlotte is two and a half hours by car.

size: 2,941 square feet

Price per square foot: $270

indoor: Behind the wrought iron gate on the sidewalk is a brick pathway that leads across the lawn to the front door.

Opens to foyer with original hardwood floors and stairs to second floor. To the left, through a set of French doors, is the living room with a brick fireplace and windows that open onto the street and side gardens.Across the foyer, another set of French doors leads into the dining room. . The kitchen is off this space, with stainless steel appliances, black granite counters, and a door to the backyard.

A hallway in this part of the house leads to the bedroom, now used as a study, with its own exterior entrance, and a full bathroom with black and white tiles and a tub/shower combination.

The other 3 bedrooms are located on the 2nd floor. The primary suite, near the top of the stairs, has a lofted home office with a built-in desk and window seating. private balcony; bathroom with glass-enclosed shower and wooden vanity with he two sinks; Two guest rooms have a hallway bathroom with a windowed bath and shower.

Outdoor space: The lawn backyard is fenced and planted with mature trees. There is space for 2 cars on the private driveway behind the house.

tax: $5,940 (estimated)

contact: Ian Kipp, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, 919-229-3533; bhhs.com


This home is located in Woodland Heights, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Designed as a streetcar suburb in the early 20th century, the streets are lined with Arts and Crafts and Craftsman bungalows. This home is less than half a block from Stude Park, an open green space with a community center and pool. The neighborhood is also close to the White Oak Bayou Trail, which offers walking and biking trails with expansive views of the city skyline.

Downtown Houston is a 10-minute drive away. Galveston beaches are about an hour away.

size: 2,152 square feet

Price per square foot: $367

indoor: The front yard and the street are separated by a fence. Behind it, a concrete pathway leads to a wide covered porch.

A bright red front door leads directly to the living room with hardwood floors and a brick fireplace surrounded by built-in cabinets. French doors open to a windowed dining room with hardwood floors.

This space opens onto a kitchen with white cabinets, quartz counters, a gray tile backsplash, and access to the mud and powder rooms.

The primary suite is located on this floor, by a short hall that extends from the kitchen. There is a bedroom large enough to accommodate a king size bed. walk-in closet; updated bathroom with large walk-in shower and separate bathtub; Adjacent is a bright home office with windows that open onto the backyard.

Upstairs there are two more bedrooms. They share a full bathroom with a tub/shower with frosted windows.

Outdoor space: The wooden deck behind the house is partially shaded by the roof overhang. The backyard is landscaped with artificial grass. The carport at the end of the driveway has 2 parking spaces.

tax: $16,548 (estimated)

contact: Amanda Anhorn, Greenwood King Properties, 713-256-5123. greenwoodking.com

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