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A Jail Turned B&B? Lock Up Your Innkeeper Dreams at the JailHouse Inn

A 12-room Minnesota bed-and-breakfast on the market for $495,000 could be an ideal second chapter for a restless urbanite. With repeat guests and a budget-friendly price point, it’s a real steal for a savvy buyer who can embrace the home’s interesting past. Because a gem like the JailHouse Inn—yep, it’s a former jail—doesn’t land on the market…

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Thistle Dhu, Home of America’s First Mini Golf Course, Has a Basement Speak-Easy

Thistle Dhu is a Federal Revival–style mansion in Pinehurst, NC, built in 1919 by steamship magnate James Barber. The six-bedroom,13,035-square-foot mansion also features the nation’s first miniature golf course—or putting course—in the backyard. Currently on the market for $2.95 million, Thistle Dhu reportedly got its name from Barber’s reaction to seeing the putting course for the first time. “This’ll do,”…

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Dwell-Worthy, Eco-Friendly Design in Rural CT: Must Like Beavers

When architect Lynn Gaffney heard her eco-friendly, modern weekend home in rural Connecticut was going to be featured in Dwell magazine, she probably didn’t imagine it would be so focused on the beavers in her backyard, but there it is. The article from 2009 says the beavers on the property “generally keep a low profile,” but the…

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Historic Baldridge House in Texas Comes With Converted Bank Vault

The Baldridge house in Fort Worth, TX, has been restored and modernized into a lovely Lone Star State jewel. The energy industry bigwig and his wife, who oversaw the home’s overhaul, are downsizing and have recently put the historic home on the market for $7.95 million. Built in the early 20th century for banker Earl Baldridge, the grand, three-story home…

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Mint Mid-Century Modern Designed by Buff and Hensman Lands on L.A. Market

The iconic Mid-Century Modern home of Grammy-winning composer and arranger Paul Buckmaster, who died in 2017, is now on the market for $1,385,000. The Los Angeles home is being sold by Buckmaster’s estate. Designed in 1957 by the architecture firm Buff & Hensman, it is one of the first—if not the first—residence designed by the team when they started working together. The…

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Magnificent Mansion in Bar Harbor, ME, Lands on Market for $4.5M

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] In a district dotted with architectural beauties, the property known as La Rochelle stands out. The Bar Harbor, ME, mansion sits on just under 2 acres and is now on the market for $4.5 million. That represents a price cut from the…

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Orlando Magic Guard Arron Afflalo Has a Las Vegas Home Sale Up His Sleeve

Presto chango! After little more than a year of homeownership, Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo is attempting to flip his luxurious Las Vegas home, putting it on the market for $5,675,000. Public records show Afflalo bought the 11,433-square-foot mansion in February 2017 for $3.8 million. Earlier this month, the 11-year NBA veteran also listed his 5,422-square-foot West Los Angeles home for $2.3 million. The L.A.…

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‘The View’ Co-Host Joy Behar Sells Her Upper West Side Co-op for $3.27M

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.105″ background_layout=”light”] Joy Behar has a joyful feeling thanks to the sale of her Manhattan co-op for $3.27 million, the Real Deal reported. While that is a chunk less than the $3.5 million “The View” co-host was seeking in November, it’s still a hefty profit. She had bought the Upper West Side property in 2008 for $2.55 million,…

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