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1795 Wood Farmhouse in Tappahannock, VA

Moved to prevent demolition, the 1795 Wood Farmhouse needs all new systems. Intact details include period Federal mouldings and wainscoting, a Chippendale staircase, “cross and Bible doors,” and four fireplaces. It’s on a 16-acre parcel.

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1831 Wyckoff House in Colts Neck, NJ

Built in 1831 for Henry Green Wyckoff, in the same family for generations, this I-house retains the original “pumpkin pine” staircase and floors.

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1903 Stone Dutch Colonial in Elkins Park, PA

Built 1903, this stone Dutch Colonial has a balustraded porch, grand entry foyer with unpainted woodwork, overmantel fireplaces, two bay windows with interior shutters, and period-sympathetic kitchen and baths.

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1906 Folk Queen Anne in Montesano, WA

If the lip over the porch of this 1906 Folk Queen Anne cottage isn’t quirky enough, how about a swimming pool off the kitchen pass-through, courtesy of a 1970s addition? Period touches include five-panel doors and a spacious 1950s kitchen.

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1940 Cape Cod in Gloucester, MA

This odd 1940 Cape Cod-ish house with a tower is in need of work. It retains portions of the original curving porch and a stone fireplace with an arched opening. Exposed rafters, beamed ceilings, and shiplap walls offer food for the imagination.

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Andrew McNally Estate in Altadena, CA

No expense was spared for Andrew McNally’s three-story Altadena mansion. The great map maker used his expansive estate as his own personal calling card for those shivering in the Midwest or along the eastern seaboard, beckoning them to the luxe life available only in Southern California.

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Dutch Colonial Revival Burr Mansion in Dodge City, KS

Built on Boot Hill in 1927, the Dutch Colonial Revival Burr Mansion also has a gambrel ell. Inside this B&B inn, find period millwork, hardwood floors, French doors, a Batchelder tile-style fireplace, and an original phone niche.

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Shingle Style Mansion in Long Beach, CA

The seat of the former Bixby Ranch, this architect-designed Shingle Style mansion retains its unusual balustraded gambrel roof and leaded-glass windows. Inside: rich original paneling, beamed ceilings, carved built-ins, period lighting.