It’s not exactly a barndominium, but this week’s most popular home on Realtor.com® sure is close. It was close enough to one of those coveted structures, in fact, to spark serious interest among home shoppers.
The 4,000-square-foot home (converted from a wood barn) in Wisconsin plowed its way to the top of the chart. With no traces of livestock or stray bales of hay, the rustic residence listed for $945,000 racked up plenty of clicks.
Inside, it features soaring ceilings and, of course, barn doors throughout. There is radiant floor heating, an outdoor wood furnace, and backup heating to remain warm during the brutal Wisconsin winter.
You also clicked on an A-frame, ski chalet–style home in Pennsylvania, a beautifully restored historic home in Maine, and the most expensive home in all of Tennessee.
For a full look at the week’s 10 most popular homes, simply scroll on down.
Why it’s here: It’s one awesome A-frame. Made from wood and stone, this rustic abode resembles a ski chalet.
Built in 1969, the three-bedroom house sits on nearly 3 private acres that overlook a serene creek and in-ground pool. The kitchen features black cabinets, quartz countertops, and modern appliances. In the primary bedroom, you’ll find a cedar walk-in closet and a private deck.
Why it’s here: Now in foreclosure, this home with sweet curb appeal needs a lot of TLC inside. The bargain price ensures a buyer will have some cash left over to revive this vintage beauty.
Built in 1930, the spacious four-bedroom house offers nearly 4,200 square feet of living space. It feature many original details, including hand-carved railings and multiple fireplaces.
Why it’s here: Built in 1740, the historic Groves-Hodge House boasts a whopping nine working fireplaces.
The four-bedroom house also has 7,500 square feet of living space. It’s been meticulously restored over the decades and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For a person who likes to tinker, there’s also a large barn and huge workshop on the property.
Why it’s here: This stone castle features five bedrooms, nearly 3,500 square feet of space, and an affordable price tag.
Built in 1906, many of the period details are still intact, including the hand-carved wood staircase and a circular hallway. The finished basement comes with an additional bedroom and family room.
Why it’s here: Built in 1928, this brick five-bedroom home features original woodwork and stained-glass windows and doors.
Other vintage highlights include handcrafted plaster ceiling moldings and arched doorways. Modernizations over the years include a chef’s kitchen, heated sunroom, and lower-level family room with a fireplace.
Why it’s here: This well-preserved midcentury modern home sits on a double lot and was the former residence of Dayton architect Paul P. Brown.
In the dining room, you’ll find an original light fixture from when the three-bedroom home was built in 1958. Other retro highlights include built-in shelving, an elevated living room, and a primary suite featuring original tile and fixtures.
Why it’s here: Let’s go fishing! This 10-acre property comes with a private 6-acre pond.
Built in 1963, the three-bedroom home features a floor-to-ceiling fireplace in the great room along with hand-hewn wood beams. A private boathouse opens out to the pond. One caveat: The house doesn’t have a shower or tub.
Why it’s here: Offering high style in the Ozarks, this 12-acre property features a main house, guesthouse, tennis court, putting green, two pools, and a dock.
The three-story main house features over 11,000 square feet of living space. The penthouse primary suite boasts a wall of windows and a private terrace that overlooks Lake Ozark.
Why it’s here: It’s the most expensive home for sale in Tennessee. The 59-acre property also includes a separate 9-acre building site should a buyer decide to develop it.
Designed by New York architects Ferguson and Shamamian, the massive five-bedroom home offers 20,000 square feet of space. Built in 2001, the luxury compound comes with a tennis court, gazebo, pool, and pool house.
Why it’s here: It’s for a buyer who truly wants to live in a barn. Featuring a distinctive green roof, this converted three-bedroom barn offers nearly 4,000 square feet of rustic living space.
Care was taken in the savvy conversion and the result is an eminently livable barn. You’ll see soaring ceilings and wood absolutely everywhere. The property also has a separate house that could be used for income potential, along with a spacious outbuilding.
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