This week’s most popular homes on realtor.com® are an intriguing blend of country and city.
Atop the list of most-clicked homes sits a scrumptious legacy estate in northern New Jersey for $39 million. After a pitch-perfect remodel, the estate known as Darlington charmed home shoppers from coast to coast.
Darlington’s listing photos will transport you to the Gilded Age. It’s a mansion where you can envision high society sipping cocktails in the wood-paneled grand room or nibbling on tiny sandwiches in the tearoom. The estate and its breathtaking gardens are located just 25 miles outside New York City.
You also continued to click on the “Silence of the Lambs” house in Pennsylvania, which is apropos with Halloween afoot. You were interested in the most expensive home in Virginia, a heavenly high-rise unit in Minneapolis, and a Maryland charmer with a butter-yellow front door.
Scroll on down for a full rundown of this week’s 10 most popular homes.
Why it’s here: Move-in ready and just 25 minutes from Eau Claire, this hobby farm sits on just over 18 acres. It’s anchored by a six-bedroom American Foursquare home built in 1921.
Updated over the decades, the house features heated floors, geothermal heating and cooling, as well as stainless-steel appliances. The property comes with a garage with a bonus room above, a red barn, and a large workshop for all sorts of projects.
Why it’s here: Curb appeal is abundant in this crisp, white residence with a buttercup-yellow door. The light-filled home boasts style from the circular driveway to the screened back porch.
Built in 1915, the five-bedroom Colonial has been fully updated, though charming vintage details like mahogany doors and hardwood floors remain. Surrounded by scenic views, the 1-acre property also has a detached garage with workshop.
Why it’s here: This old-timer will need fairly extensive TLC. But there’s a lot to love about this four-bedroom Victorian built in 1871.
Highlights include tiger-striped hardwood, a grand main staircase, five fireplaces, and a fenced backyard. It’s being sold as is and to cash-only buyers.
Why it’s here: Hovering over the riverfront with views of St. Anthony Falls and Stone Arch Bridge, this high-rise condo is available for the first time in a decade.
The three-bedroom condo is a corner unit, which means the spectacular views are maximized. High-end finishes include cedar-lined closets, inlaid oak floors, a custom kitchen, and private office ideal for working from home. The building boasts updated community areas, including a rooftop kitchen.
Why it’s here: This incredible estate along the Potomac is the priciest place on the market in Virginia. It’s located just 10 minutes from the heart of Washington, DC.
Known as River View, it sits on 16.5 acres once owned by George Washington. The residence was completed in 2018 and features water views, an indoor pool, home gym, 15-seat home theater, and game room with full bar. The home was built with sustainability in mind, and most major systems throughout the home are controlled by a central bank of computers.
Why it’s here: This sturdy stone house dates to 1842 and comes with 2 acres filled with gardens and fruit trees. The three-bedroom home retains many original features, including wide-plank floors, doors, and built-ins. There’s also a quaint living room with wood-burning fireplace and a powder room known as the “inhouse outhouse.”
Why it’s here: This is where you’ll find country living conveniently located just outside the city. This 4-acre ranch includes a four-bedroom home built in 1940. It was recently updated with a new kitchen and roof. The fenced backyard features a fire pit, patio, deck, and above-ground pool.
Why it’s here: This three-bedroom, Spanish-style home is said to be one of the most notable residences in the city. Built in 1929, the hilltop home will require some work to restore it to glory. Inside you’ll find original hardwood floors and beautiful built-ins. The 2-acre lot offers plenty of room to expand if a new owner wants to think big.
Why it’s here: Last week’s most popular home slid one notch. Featured in the 1991 film “Silence of the Lambs” as the home of serial killer Buffalo Bill, the three-story Queen Anne Victorian continues to draw plenty of clicks from fans of the crime drama.
Next step? Finding a buyer who doesn’t mind that’s there’s only one bathroom in this large four-bedroom home.
Why it’s here: This magnificent 12-acre estate known as Darlington sits just 25 miles outside New York City. It’s highlighted by a main house of epic proportions with 21 bedrooms and 20-plus bathrooms.
Built in 1907 and meticulously restored, the Gilded Age mansion is a spectacular slice of history that’s been updated to entice a 21st-century mogul.
A buyer will need to bring along a full staff for upkeep. The estate features a whopping 50,000 square feet of living space, and luxe features include a grand hall, library, tearoom, restaurant-grade kitchen, and wine room.