It’s a lot easier to find a house when you have a defined budget in mind. Let’s say that today you’re looking for homes that cost $500,000 or less. We have two beautiful houses for you.The first one is a three-bedroom house from 1889 located in Belfast, Me. It’s currently on the market for $499,000. The house covers a total area of 2,864 square feet. It was built in 1889 in a historic district just six blocks from downtown. In the area you can also find a few restaurants, a grocery store, some art galleries and a 1912 movie theatre. The interior of the house still feature most of the original elements. It has 3 floors.
The entry level includes two parlors, a library, a formal dining room, a kitchen and a porch. On the same level you can find two wood-burning fireplaces. The second floor houses three cozy bedrooms. The master bedroom also has a fireplace and a window with views of the Penobscot Bay. The third floor features a sitting room with wonderful views of the bay. The outdoor area includes a porch and a beautiful garden.
The second option is a three-bedroom house in Ramah, N.M. It covers an area of 2,718 square feet and it’s also available for $499,000. Ramah is a canyon community of 400 people next to the Zuni Mountains. This particular property sued to be a cattle ranch that was divided in large lots in the late 1970s.
The house was built in 2010 and it’s an energy-efficient structure. It’s heated and cooled primarily by the sun. the residence is divided into three volumes. The first one is a 936 square foot great room that includes the living and dining areas as well as the kitchen. It has a wood-burning stove. The second section houses two bedrooms connected by a bathroom. One of the bedrooms is currently used as an office. There’s also a 720 square foot section used as a painting studio. Each room is connected to the outdoor area.