Provincetown, Mass. | $1.849 Million
An 1880 home with three bedrooms and two bogs and a indifferent modern studio constructing with a half rest room, on a three,428-square-foot lot
Constructed by a Portuguese-born fisherman within the late 19th century, this home extra lately belonged to an artist named Hilda Neily, who changed the storage with a two-story portray studio. It’s on the high of a hill a half-block northwest of Business Avenue, the waterside buying thoroughfare on this picturesque city on the tip of Cape Cod. (The sellers, who purchased the property in 2014, personal the Canteen, a neighborhood restaurant.) Boston is about two hours northwest by automotive or 90 minutes by quick ferry. Flood insurance coverage shouldn’t be mandated with a mortgage.
Measurement: 1,506 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $1,228
Indoors: The entrance door opens right into a brilliant residing and eating room with refinished wide-board pine flooring that proceed into an adjoining eat-in kitchen with bead-board and pressed-tin partitions. The cupboards that wrap round one nook are repainted classic wooden.
Two bedrooms lie off the kitchen. In a single, Ms. Neily painted the floorboards in leftover pink, olive, lavender and blue. Within the different, the partitions are sea-foam inexperienced and a door leads immediately outdoors. The toilet they share features a pink Deco-style tub with a bathe head.
The second-floor essential bed room is reached by a ship ladder in the lounge. It has vintage pine flooring, a vaulted ceiling with uncovered attic beams and a wall of built-in cupboards and bookshelves punctuated by home windows. A partial wall sections off a sitting room with a curtained closet, a conceit and a sink. A toilet comprises a claw-foot tub and a sink from the studio of Henry Hensche, a painter-mentor of Ms. Neily’s. A second sitting room might be used as a visitor room. Past is a sunroom with bead-board partitions, a pine ceiling and ocean views. The image of a ship by Ms. Neily stays on the painted flooring.
The studio constructing is uninsulated, with paint-splattered flooring courtesy of Ms. Neily. The decrease stage features a half rest room and a slop sink. The higher flooring has entry to a small balcony overlooking the again.
Out of doors area: The primary home’s sunroom leads out to the decrease portion of a fenced, two-level deck. The highest portion has built-in seating and 360-degree views of Provincetown and the water. On the base is a gravel facet yard with entry to the basement laundry room. A slender deck additionally runs alongside the principle home on the opposite facet, adopted by a garden between the home and studio.
Taxes: $eight,626 (primarily based on a tax evaluation of $1.303 million)
Contact: Brenda Dean, Cove Actual Property, 508-776-6401; capecodcove.com
Kamuela, Hawaii | $1.85 Million
An off-the-grid home with two bedrooms and one and a half bogs, and a indifferent pod with one bed room and one rest room, on a 19.58-acre lot
Located in a 12-lot subdivision in a northwestern part of the Large Island of Hawaii, this property provides 180-degree ocean views and no sight of any human habitation. (You’ll, nevertheless, see humpback whales swimming by in winter.) A 20-mile stretch of the protected King’s Path is accessible throughout the street, and resorts with white- and black-sand seashores and different facilities are 10 to 20 minutes away by automotive in both path alongside the coast.
The only-level buildings are concrete with standing-seam metallic roofs to face as much as the tropical rains and wind (this a part of the island is typically gusty). Photo voltaic panels and a battery financial institution present electrical energy; group water is filtered by way of a reverse-osmosis system; and all methods are automated and will be managed with a smartphone.
Measurement: 2,200 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $841
Indoors: Extensive pocket doorways, which you’ll be able to depart open on windy days, lead into the principle constructing from two sides. This construction has polished-concrete flooring all through.
There’s a central room for lounging and eating; the open kitchen has bamboo-and-quartz cupboards, a glass-tile backsplash and a stainless-steel sink. A lofted space overlooks the principle room.
The 720-square-foot pod is staged as a stand-alone master bedroom however might produce other makes use of. The toilet comprises a bathe and has bamboo, quartz and glass-tile finishes.
Out of doors area: The primary constructing walks out to a big lanai at one finish and a spa space constructed with lava rock on the different, the place you will see that an out of doors tub and bathe. Parking is in a two-vehicle carport.
Taxes: $four,150 (2019, primarily based on a tax evaluation of $443,800)
Contact: Alethea Lai or Megan J. MacArthur, Enterprise Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty, 808-885-8885; venturesir.com
Rabun Hole, Ga. | $1.85 Million
A five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom property in-built 1996, with a essential home, two guesthouses, two ponds and a creek, on a 21.6-acre forested lot
Scogin Elam and Bray Architects of Atlanta designed this property in northeastern Georgia for Ronald D. Martin, then the editor of the Atlanta Journal-Structure, and his spouse, Marchant Martin. Constructed with concrete, redwood and Cor-Ten metal, its rusty palette was meant to evoke Appalachia’s tin roofs and oxidizing yard equipment. Different design gestures pay tribute to Gee’s Bend quilts and native geology.
A number of years after the home was accomplished, the indifferent storage was transformed right into a visitor cottage. The architects designed a second storage with further residing quarters, together with a cantilevered, glass-walled higher room; the award-winning constructing is named the Treehouse.
The property is just under the North Carolina border and surrounded by nationwide forest. The world’s cultural hallmarks embody the Hambidge Heart, a 600-acre artists’ retreat, lower than a mile down the street, and Foxfire, a museum and heritage middle targeted on Appalachian mountain life from the 1820s to the 1940s, lower than 10 miles south.
Measurement: four,200 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $440
Indoors: A meandering driveway runs three-eighths of a mile from the gate at first of the property to a parking pad fabricated from multicolored stones. The primary entrance takes you right into a concrete-walled, double-height lobby that serves as an artwork gallery and has striped wooden flooring. It results in an unlimited lounge with a central hearth floating on a concrete fireside and a number of seating areas surrounding it. A retractable wall can partition off a few of this area. The related eating space features a built-in banquette and is approached by an extended galley kitchen with chook’s-eye maple cupboards and slate counter tops.
Two corridors result in the master bedroom, one lined in concrete on one facet and glass on the opposite, the second holding a slender workplace. The bed room has a vaulted ceiling, ribbon home windows and a glass door main outdoor to a grassy space. A pair of en suite bogs embody maple-and-slate cupboards: One has a free-standing tub with views by way of an image window to the grounds; the opposite, a glass-enclosed bathe.
The home ends with a 900-square-foot screened porch that facilities on a wood-burning hearth with a copper hood and an enormous boulder sitting on the fireside.
Two bedrooms, a toilet and a kitchenette fill the visitor cottage (né storage). The Treehouse consists of an open residence on the decrease stage with areas carved out for a bed room, lounge and kitchen. Upstairs is a curtain-lined glass cubic bed room suspended beneath the Cor-Ten roof, and a toilet with a walk-in bathe.
Out of doors area: At one finish of the principle home, a gravel-floored outside room with cement partitions incorporates a totemic stone statue by Marty Emanuel, an Atlanta artist. The visitor cottage features a personal patio with a window lower out of a concrete wall to offer a view of raised backyard beds. A slate patio extends off the higher bed room within the Treehouse. Yellow irises and cattails emerge from one of many two ponds on the property. The present house owners created a sandy “seaside” space close to a creek. A set of quartz boulders glitters in a subject in an association the unique house owners known as Stonehenge.
Taxes: $5,624 (2019)
Contact: Yetty Arp, Atlanta Advantageous Properties, Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty, 404-863-2116; sothebysrealty.com