Romantic, stylish, and exquisitely renovated, an airy New Orleans townhouse that’s nearly 200 years old racked up the most clicks this week on realtor.com®. The three-story home with an abundance of old-school charm was built in 1831 and located just a couple of blocks from Bourbon Street. It’s also the oldest home currently available in the Big Easy.
The grande dame on the outskirts of the city’s famous French Quarter neighborhood has retained some of its original charms, including plaster medallions and hardwood floors. A full renovation in 2013 added an elevator as well as a fancy, modernized kitchen.
Other homes you clicked on also straddled the line between rustic and refined. They include the modern cabin Phish bassist Mike Gordon is selling. The property in the gorgeous Vermont woods comes with a recording studio.
You were also intrigued by a couple of classic homes from the 1800s, a wood-paneled 1980s time capsule in Ohio, and the Vermont home with its own jail.
For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular properties available for sale, simply scroll on down.
Why it’s here: This renovated family home sits in Oak Hill on three-quarters of an acre and is just around the corner from the train station for a quick commute.
The five-bedroom home has a new kitchen with custom cabinetry, a partially-finished basement, and a grand two-story sunlit foyer to welcome guests. There’s also an over-sized deck out back, mud room off the garage, and separate pantry store room.
Why it’s here: Sitting less than 3 miles from Appalachian Ski Mountain and downtown Blowing Rock, this charming A-frame cottage is in an ideal location.
The structure was initially divided into two tiny apartments, but now it’s ready to serve as a single-family getaway. The 728-square-foot structure has two bedrooms and a sleeping loft that’s accessed by a drop-down ladder.
Why it’s here: This grand five-bedroom home near the Ohio River was built in 1855 for the owner of the local Norton and Belfont Iron Works.
Today it still features many of its extraordinary original details, including fretwork molding, yellow poplar floors, and a grand front entrance with 11-foot front doors. The three-floor home has a laundry and bathrooms on each level, a swooping staircase, and transom windows. The third-floor tower offers breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
Why it’s here: Phish bassist Mike Gordon is selling his contemporary three-bedroom cabin on 12 wooded acres. Built in 1990, the cabin comes with a full music studio. Other highlights of the home include reclaimed cypress walls, stained-glass windows, exercise room, workshop, and rec room with built-in storage.
Why it’s here: This modern estate in western New York overlooks the city and sits on the 15th green of the Bartlett Country Club.
Built in 1993, the 4,999-square-foot home features a grand mahogany staircase with brass railings, custom double-sided fireplace in the master suite, and radiant in-floor heat.
Why it’s here: Last week’s winner slides four spots. This unassuming Vermont home complete with its own jail continues to lock up plenty of clicks.
Why it’s here: Known as the Cartright house, this historic landmark was built in 1883. It boasts 20-foot columns, a wraparound porch and balcony, nine fireplaces, and two parlors.
Featuring custom woodwork and moldings throughout, the six-bedroom Victorian has been updated with a new kitchen, master suite, and light fixtures. Outside the acre-plus lot includes a pool, covered deck, and gazebo.
Why it’s here: Built in 1981, this four-bedroom ranch is filled with fantastic ’80s-era details, including a dance floor in the basement.
You’ll see an abundance of wood throughout the residence, particularly the kitchen. The home overlooks the park woods and includes an indoor pool, dumb waiter, two wet bars, a 60-foot balcony, and circular tiled shower.
Why it’s here: Storybook lovers, rejoice! Gilbert Johnson was the architect behind this charming English Tudor from 1926.
Located in the city’s historic Brown’s Hills district with views of the Rock River, the five-bedroom home features a grand foyer, updated kitchen, and lower-level rec room with kitchenette.
Why it’s here: Restored in 2013, this 1830s Creole townhouse is stunning and stylish.
The exterior gives off plenty of vintage vibes, and the residence still features original plaster medallions, moldings, fireplaces, and wood floors. The three-story, three-bedroom main home comes with an elevator. Out back, there’s a spacious courtyard as well as a detached two-bedroom unit.