Beautiful Victorian Homes for Sale Across America

744 Clay Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, Inside

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744 Clay Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, Inside
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They Don't Build 'Em Like They Used To

Picture an elegant old home in your mind, and chances are good that you're imagining something resembling a Victorian. These impressive homes of the late 19th century are hard not to love, with features like detailed millwork, imposing turrets, and stately staircases that ooze old-fashioned romance. Even if you're too practical to pay a premium for one of these grand old dames, it's always fun to gawk. Here are Victorians across regions and budgets awaiting their next caretakers.

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87 Alta Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705
87 Alta Ave, Yonkers, NY 10705, Inside

Yonkers: A Peek Inside

This home offers the grand living spaces you’d expect, plus a couple of bonuses you don’t: an observatory with 360-degree views, and even a chapel. There’s also a workshop and a one-bedroom apartment on the ground level.

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653 Ravine Rd, Plainfield, NJ 07062

Plainfield, New Jersey

Grab your pitchfork, because this Garden State beauty in a historic district has definite "American Gothic" vibes. Built in 1892, the four-bedroom has restored trim, new paint, custom window boxes, and a freshly landscaped yard.

653 Ravine Rd, Plainfield, NJ 07062, Inside

Plainfield: A Peek Inside

Love the old, but long for new? This may be the house for you. It has original stained glass and diamond-pained windows, refinished floors, and lovely millwork, but has also been completely updated, with a drool-worthy kitchen and gleaming new bathrooms.

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300 N Madison Ave, Eatonton, GA 31024
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Eatonton, Georgia

This six-bedroom Queen Anne, built in 1887, is set among beautiful manicured gardens in a historic district. Walkable to shops and restaurants, it has an expansive curved porch that's begging for folks to pull up a rocking chair and sip a tall glass of sweet tea.

300 N Madison Ave, Eatonton, GA 31024, Inside
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Eatonton: A Peek Inside

If you're a sucker for original woodwork, this home's gleaming molding, mantles, and banisters will make you weak in the knees. Other features include tall ceilings, stained glass, and a warm, welcoming kitchen.

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744 Clay Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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Port Townsend, Washington

$1.5 million
It doesn’t come cheap, but this rambling 11-bedroom home is a baby pink show-stopper. Built in 1889, it has a turret with a fresco-painted ceiling where you can catch glimpses of the nearby bay.

744 Clay Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368, Inside
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Port Townsend: A Peek Inside

The home’s centerpiece is a gleaming spiral staircase. There are intricate painted ceilings and carved woodwork throughout, not to mention period fixtures and fir flooring.

681 Central Ave, Carlisle, OH 45005

Carlisle, Ohio

Ever dreamed of owning one of the largest homes on the most prominent street in town? That's exactly what you get with this striking four-bedroom Victorian home, built in the 1890s. From the turrets to the gingerbread trim to the iron fence, it’s the stuff of postcards.

681 Central Ave, Carlisle, OH 45005, Inside
26 Barton Hill Rd, East Hampton, CT 06424
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East Hampton, Connecticut

$1.35 million
Real estate in Connecticut rarely comes cheap, but it's hard to put a price on this bewitching Second Empire home. Built in 1872, it has eight bedrooms and has been used as a bed and breakfast. The grounds include a pool and a three-story barn.

26 Barton Hill Rd, East Hampton, CT 06424, Inside
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East Hampton: A Peek Inside

The home is full of stately rooms for lounging, eating and sleeping, but the star of the show is the library, with more than 1,200 books on its tall wood shelves. There's a ladder, but you may have to supply your own pipe and monocle.

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136 2nd Ave W, Columbia Falls, MT 59912

Columbia Falls, Montana

This quaint folk Victorian has an all-American feel and a porch that just begs for neighborly visits. Built in 1882, it has five bedrooms and is only 15 minutes from Glacier National Park.

136 2nd Ave W, Columbia Falls, MT 59912, Inside

Columbia Falls: A Peek Inside

Gleaming floors, bright walls, and an updated kitchen make this home feel a lot lighter than many Victorians. Charming details include a desk with stained-glass cabinets and built-ins with tons of storage in the dining room.

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326 W Pitkin Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004

Pueblo, Colorado

Built in 1900, this seven-bedroom Queen Anne is the total package with its stately turret and creeping ivy. It sits on a leafy corner lot and has a landscaped backyard with a hot tub and a gazebo.

326 W Pitkin Ave, Pueblo, CO 81004, Inside

Pueblo: A Peek Inside

The home is full of pristine woodwork, elaborate wallpaper, proud fireplaces, and period details like pocket doors and built-ins galore. The kitchen is fully updated, and there’s a lower-level rec area for those less formal gatherings.

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706 N Eufaula Ave, Eufaula, AL 36027
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706 N Eufaula Ave, Eufaula, AL 36027, Inside
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Eufaula: A Peek Inside

The home itself is full of pristine woodwork, elaborate wallpaper, a sweeping staircase, and grand chandeliers. There are seven fireplaces, a library, an updated kitchen, and a butler’s pantry.

138 Detmar Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789
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Winter Park, Florida

$1.75 million
This distinctive Sunshine State stunner dates to 1880. Not only do you get a three-bedroom main house, but a two-bedroom guest cottage and a separate guest suite above the detached garage. The private, walled-in backyard includes a pool, fireplace, fountain, and even a cabana with a summer kitchen and its own half bath.

138 Detmar Dr, Winter Park, FL 32789, Inside
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211 N Cass St, Middletown, DE 19709
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Middletown, Delaware

You'll find this elegant six-bedroom Italianate a little over an hour south of Philadelphia. Built in 1884, it's on the National Register of Historic Places and has an inviting brick courtyard in the back plus the roomy front porch.

211 N Cass St, Middletown, DE 19709, Inside
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Middletown: A Peek Inside

Though it still has many period features like a mansard roof, oak fretwork, stained glass, and plaster medallions, this home has been updated where it counts. The kitchen was updated in 2019 with granite and stainless steel, and there is a recent family-room addition.

2053 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94123

San Francisco

$5.2 million
The City by the Bay is home to some of the nation's most photogenic (and expensive) Victorians, and this five-bedroom built at the turn of the century is no exception on either count. It even boasts views of the water from most floors.

2053 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94123, Inside

San Francisco: A Peek Inside

The modern interior is light and bright, with a large kitchen that opens right onto a private brick patio. The top floor has a roof deck, and there’s a studio on the ground floor with a separate entrance.

25 Main St, Delhi, NY 13753
Hudson Valley - Catskill Region MLS /

Delhi, New York

This adorable three-bedroom with playful trim might be smaller than most Victorian homes, but it also comes with a pleasingly small price tag. Built in 1900, it’s a Main Street charmer near the Catskills with a large backyard, covered back deck, and even its own carriage barn.

25 Main St, Delhi, NY 13753, Inside
Hudson Valley - Catskill Region MLS /

Delhi: A Peek Inside

Lighter floors and painted trim gives this home a fresh, modern feel, but the exposed brick, high ceilings, and ornate fretwork add appropriate nods to the past. The kitchen is straight out of a magazine, and all of the cabinetry was custom-made in Brazil.

2012 Lafayette Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104

St. Louis

How’s this stately four-bedroom Victorian townhome for a change of pace? Built in 1880, it’s across the street from leafy, historic Lafayette Park, which acts as a 30-acre front yard without that pesky upkeep.

2012 Lafayette Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104, Inside

St. Louis: A Peek Inside

Enter and gaze up the grand staircase, or relax in one of two large parlors with ornate molding, chandeliers, and fireplaces. Other highlights include a wet bar, an updated kitchen, a finished lower level with a game room, and a climate-controlled wine cooler. 

3803 Willow St, Pascagoula, MS 39567
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Pascagoula, Mississippi

Victorians can be imposing, but this roomy seven-bedroom charmer on the National Historic Registry proves they don't have to be. Built in 1906, it has an expansive covered porch and a yard with huge old oaks and fruit trees.

3803 Willow St, Pascagoula, MS 39567, Inside
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Pascagoula: A Peek Inside

A spacious foyer, 12-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and huge windows greet visitors with plenty of style. The open kitchen has mahogany cabinetry. Whether you prefer upstairs or downstairs living, you have options: There are four bedrooms upstairs, and three on the main floor.

139 S Grove Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302

Oak Park, Illinois

$1.18 million
A crown jewel in this Chicago suburb known for its grand homes, this six-bedroom was built in 1894 and retains its historic exuberance at every turn. A wraparound porch and ornate entrance hint at the majestic interior, while a coach house with a one-bedroom apartment offers the chance to make some rental income.

139 S Grove Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302, Inside

Oak Park: A Peek Inside

Custom millwork, hand-carved mantels, built-in bookcases, stained glass, and fireplaces galore make this a must-see for anyone who loves period details. The kitchen has been tastefully updated, too, and there’s a huge third-floor rec space.

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901 E 8th St, Cameron, TX 76520

Cameron, Texas

A historic home with a picket fence for under $350,000? It's a dream that can become reality in the Lone Star State. On a corner lot, this cheerful five-bedroom built in 1902 exudes warmth with its expansive porch, green and yellow shingles, and white trim.

901 E 8th St, Cameron, TX 76520, Inside

Cameron: A Peek Inside

Bright white trim, original floors, solid wood doors, an original staircase, shiplap, and more homey details give this home a warm farmhouse feel. Fireplaces throughout add to the cozy feel.

826 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539

Reedville, Virginia

$1.14 million
This five-bedroom from 1895 in a Chesapeake Bay fishing village is postcard-perfect with its turret, porch, and elaborate trim. It’s even on the water with its own deep-water dock, and has a two-bedroom guest house on another waterfront lot.

826 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539, Inside

Reedville: A Peek Inside

Between the chestnut molding, elaborate wallpaper, sweeping staircase, and crystal chandeliers, you won't know where to look first. One of the bedrooms includes a turret reading nook with views of the water.

241 Kings Hwy W, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
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Haddonfield, New Jersey

$1.18 million
This five-bedroom Queen Anne with a stone facade is a stately standout in this suburb outside Philadelphia. Its wraparound porch and circular driveway offer plenty of room to appreciate the tree-filled 3/4-acre lot.

241 Kings Hwy W, Haddonfield, NJ 08033, Inside
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Haddonfield: A Peek Inside

While ornate moldings, stained glass, original tilework and more offer nods to the past, the interior is plenty modern, with a gourmet kitchen, spacious master's suite, and even a finished basement.

269 E Dutton Mill Rd, Brookhaven, PA 19015
Bright MLS /

Brookhaven, Pennsylvania

This six-bedroom Victorian mansion dating to the 1840s has been renovated and awaits a new owner to welcome through its brilliant blue door. Set on over an acre with woods and a creek, it's just a short drive into the center of Philadelphia.

269 E Dutton Mill Rd, Brookhaven, PA 19015, Inside
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Brookhaven: A Peek Inside

The unexpectedly bright exterior features 10-foot ceilings, wood-burning stoves, restored ceiling medallions, and a fully updated open kitchen. Control those "old" chandeliers with your smartphone or voice assistant.