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Three homes you can buy for $485,000

It’s not easy to find the perfect home for yourself or for your family. Still, it’s easier when you have a budget to guide you. Let’s see for example what you can get for $485,000.

five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic houseView in gallery

The first option would be a five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic house. The house was originally built in 1849 and it covers an area of 3.685 square feet. It’s located in Bath, a city of about 9,200 people along the Kennebec River, on the coast of Maine. The house still retains some of the original elements, like the window frames and the floors, plus some handmade cupboards and an original chandelier.

five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic houseView in gallery

five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic houseView in gallery

five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic houseView in gallery

five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic houseView in gallery

five bedroom three-and-a-half-bath Carpenter Gothic houseView in gallery

View in gallery

View in gallery

The master bedroom includes a cozy fireplace while the bath also has a fireplace and a Jacuzzi tub. On the property there’s also a barn with has a three-bay garage and a storage loft.

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-bath Arts and CraftsView in gallery

The second home would be a four-bedroom three-bath Arts and Crafts house built in 1917 and available for $469,950. The residence covers approximately 2.000 sq ft and it’s located in Kansas City’s Country Club District. The living room includes a fireplace. The kitchen has been renovated and three bedrooms are located on the second floor. The roof has been raised by the current owners to make room for a third-floor bedroom suite. The house also includes a large front porch and a patio in the backyard.

 four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residenceView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residenceView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residenceView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residenceView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residenceView in gallery

 four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residenceView in gallery

The third and last option is a four-bedroom three-and-a-half-bath residence located in Indian Hills and available for $475,000. It was built in 2009 by a local architect as his personal residence. There’s an open plan area that includes the kitchen, the living room and the dining area. A deck has also been built in 2010. Three of the bedrooms are upstairs and one on the lower level. Besides the deck, the property also includes a patio with a fire pit.{found on nytimes}.

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Posted in Real Estate on November 2, 2011

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