Category Archives: PROPERTIES FOR SALE

Nearly Untouched 1829 Townhouse in Historic Center City Philadelphia $550K

IT’S ALMOST BEYOND BELIEF, that a grand 1829 townhouse like this, now on the market (<- Sotheby’s listing with many more photos) for only $550K in a primo Philly neighborhood, should remain in such antique condition to the present day. Not that the … Continue reading

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Vintage Cottage on 2/3 Acre, East Hampton, N.Y. 580K

IF THIS HOUSE HAD COME UP when I was in the market a few years back, I would have seriously considered it, even though Sotheby’s is advertising it as a teardown. (The address is 110 Old Stone Highway, East Hampton, NY. … Continue reading

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Historic Upstate New York Farmhouse 350K

THIS LISTING COMES DIRECT TO YOU from a longtime blog reader of mine, Lillian DeMauro, who is selling her late 18th century house outside Andes, New York, in Delaware County’s Catskill Mountains, under three hours from NYC. Looks and sounds … Continue reading

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Two Cute North Fork Oldies, 450K & 399K

NOT ONE BUT TWO genuinely antique houses hit the market last week on Long Island’s North Fork, where farmland, farm stands, vineyards and wineries abound, and the feeling is of an earlier time. The front-porch charmer, above, said to date from … Continue reading

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Untouched 1860 Delaware County Fixer-Upper, 29+ Acres, $334K

A REMINDER OF THE VAST SPACES and great bargains still available in bucolic Delaware County, this mid-19th century farmhouse, currently owned by an artist and writer, was once the centerpiece of a farm called “The Overlook,” and it does indeed … Continue reading

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1720s Connecticut Colonial 160K

THIS IS THE GENUINE ARTICLE for old-house fanatics — a true Colonial from the 1720s, when Connecticut was an actual colony. It looks to my eye like Dutch-style architecture, with that gambrel roof shape. It’s on six-tenths of an acre … Continue reading

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Old-School East Hampton Beach Cottage 515K

STEPS — NO, REALLY — STEPS TO BEACH. Lots of real estate listings say it. In this case, it’s true. This is the third house in from the water at Maidstone Beach, East Hampton, below, a long sandy crescent on … Continue reading

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