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20 Cozy Craftsmans For Sale to Warm You Up This Winter

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Bungalow Beauties

When it's cold outside, our historic dream house looks a little less like a fussy, ornate Victorian and a little more like a low-slung Craftsman where we can sit in front of the fire and watch the snow fall. Simple and solid, these charmers from a century ago have retained their popularity precisely because they're so homey. We've rounded up some of the prettiest Craftsmans on the market right now to warm your old-house-loving heart.

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Reardan, Washington
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Reardan, Washington

$545,000
This five-bedroom home about a half-hour outside of Spokane sprawls over 4,000 square feet, ready to charm you from the inside out. Across the street from the town park, it even has a summer cottage in the back, and a large front porch for enjoying the slow pace of small-town life.

Reardan: A Peek Inside
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Reardan: A Peek Inside

Though it has a gorgeous center hall, parlor, and updated kitchen, the true show-stopper in this house is a massive library that would make any bookworm sigh with happiness. The bookcase even swings open to reveal one of three hidden rooms.

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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

$2.5 million
Built in 1912, this three-bedroom Craftsman on a tree-lined street is a city-designated historic-cultural monument that beckons with stone columns and large front porch. And in these crazy work-from-home times, the lush backyard holds a welcome surprise: A swanky detached office, perfect for hiding from the rest of the family.

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Los Angeles: A Peek Inside

Craftsman meets the swinging ‘60s in this whimsically updated interior. There are tons of built-ins and eye-catching light fixtures, and the living-room fireplace even has its own nook with seating, ideal for curling up with a book. A sleek kitchen with an enormous island is a chef's dream. 

Montgomery, Alabama
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Montgomery: A Peek Inside

A thoughtful renovation marries tons of warm, gleaming woodwork with modern light fixtures and a gleaming new kitchen. The professionally redesigned master suite has a luxurious attached bathroom as well as his and hers closets. 

Nantucket, Massachusetts
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Nantucket: A Peek Inside

Light, bright, and charming, the interior does an admirable job of fusing Craftsman details with a beachy vibe. Detailed woodwork, exposed beams, and a stunning fieldstone fireplace are the focal points in the open living room and dining room.

Lodi, Wisconsin
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Lodi: A Peek Inside

If you're a sucker for built-ins, this house has you covered in both the living and dining room. There's also gorgeous leaded glass, a thoughtfully updated kitchen that still has some of its original cabinetry. The master suite even has an attached sitting room.

Atlanta
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Atlanta

$769,000
This eye-catching granite block craftsman bungalow built in 1920 has three bedrooms and an inviting front porch. The private backyard is a downright magical sanctuary with professionally landscaped gardens, water features, al fresco dining, and even a separate guest cottage with its own bathroom and kitchenette. 

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Atlanta: A Look Inside

A stone fireplace anchors the living room, while the highlight in the formal dining room is a gorgeous coffered ceiling. The kitchen and bathroom are brand new, with high-end features including stone countertops and mosaic tilework. 

Flagstaff, Arizona
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Flagstaff: A Look Inside

Built-ins, a coffered ceiling, and a stone fireplace recall the charm of yesteryear, but a floor plan that opens right onto the kitchen offers modern convenience. Skylights and ample sunlight keep the home light and bright, especially in the upstairs master suite. 

Denver
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Denver

$2 million
Though it comes with a steep price tag, this six-bedroom from 1909 comes with a pretty sweet opportunity to make back a good slice of that mortgage payment: a two-bedroom carriage-house apartment in the back. It's on a tree-lined street of similarly historic homes close to Cheesman Park and the Denver Botanic Gardens. 

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Denver: A Peek Inside

HGTV lovers, this one's for you. A renovation has left no corner untouched, adding everything from an integrated sound system and a gleaming kitchen with high-end appliances to a master suite with two walk-in closets and a swanky bathroom. The original windows were preserved, and features like coffered ceilings, columns and a claw-foot tub mean there's still some charm to be found.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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Elizabeth City: A Peek Inside

Light, bright, and still packed with turn-of-the-century appeal, this bungalow has a lovely formal dining room with a crystal chandelier, convenient built-ins with cabinets and shelves galore, and a modern kitchen with two-tone cabinetry and a huge island. 

Empire, Michigan
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Empire, Michigan

$1.3 million
The price might seem steep for Michigan, but consider the setting: This six-bedroom from 1910 is set on Lake Michigan with views of the water and Sleeping Bear sand dunes. Still, it's on a nearly 3-acre wooded lot and is steps from a sandy swimming beach. The huge enclosed porch even has in-floor radiant heat.

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Empire: A Peek Inside
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Empire: A Peek Inside

The stone fireplace of your dreams dominates the living room, and there's even an atrium with a soaring glass ceiling. The huge kitchen looks out over the trees and water, and there are Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired touches everywhere, including geometric stained-glass light fixtures.

Oklahoma City
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Oklahoma City

$589,000
This three-bedroom prairie four square built in 1916 just screams "cozy" and "family-friendly." Plus, it's on a lovely tree-lined street. You could spend lots of lazy days enjoying the breeze on the porch and watching the world go by, or watching the kids play in the fenced-in backyard. 

Oklahoma City: A Peek Inside
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Oklahoma City: A Peek Inside

This home has all the wood trim and built-ins you would expect, but with a fresh white coat of paint that brightens the whole place. There's also an updated kitchen, a beautiful master bathroom, and a private backyard with a deck and fire pit.

Houston
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Houston

$1.1 million
If "luxury craftsman" is more your thing, check out this picture-perfect three-bedroom in the Lone Star state's biggest city, built in 1910. Set in popular Houston Heights, the home boasts professional landscaping, an immaculate three-bedroom garage, and proximity to shops and restaurants. 

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Houston: A Peek Inside

Renovated but still period-appropriate, the home has refinished oak floors, double-crown molding, wainscotting, a reclaimed mantle, and a true chef's kitchen with a custom island. There's even a butler's pantry and a climate-controlled wine cellar. The modern bathrooms and master's suite are equally drool-worthy, and a sunroom doubles as a home office, complete with its own coffee bar. 

Abbeville, South Carolina
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Abbeville, South Carolina

$246,000
The Palmetto State presents an equally charming, but easier-on-the-budget option: This adorable three-bedroom cottage, built in 1923. It has a lovely wrap-around porch with a ceiling fan for those sticky South Carolina evenings, and it's in walking distance to Abbeville's historic downtown.

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Abbeville: A Peek Inside

Hardwood floors, crown molding, French doors, and a brick fireplace make the main floor a charmer, indeed. The formal dining room has built-ins and a crystal chandelier, and the roomy kitchen is big enough for a table in its own right. 

Ventura, California
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Ventura, California

$3.5 million
The priciest entry on our list, described as a "one-of-a-kind Craftsman estate," is in wealthy Ventura. Completed in 1924, this five-bedroom home is on the National Register of Historic Places and even has ocean views. Tall palms, a raised deck and a koi pond give the yard the feel of an oasis.

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Ventura: A Peek Inside
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Ventura: A Peek Inside

Elegant and understated, the interior feels like a time warp in the best way. A fireplace dominates the living room, while a geometric light fixture and built-ins warm up the dining room. Not a fan of white kitchens? This one is filled with warm wood, keeping it harmonious with the rest of the house. 

Covington, Georgia
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Covington, Georgia

$399,000
A five-bedroom bungalow for under $400,000? It can be yours in this small Georgia city that's about a half-hour east of Atlanta. Built in 1896, it has a lush yard with huge mature trees, and not one but two porches, one of them screened in, for enjoying those warm summer nights.

Covington: A Peek Inside
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Covington: A Peek Inside

Tall coffered ceilings, woodwork galore, built-ins, French doors, fireplaces: There's no lack of charm in this southern beauty. Hate putting holes in the wall? Some of the molding doubles as a picture ledge. 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida

$1.6 million
Ever fancied going into the hospitality business? This immaculate six-bedroom arts and crafts home, built in 1912, currently functions as a bed and breakfast. It welcomes visitors with a palm-shaded wrap-around porch decked out with ceiling fans, while the backyard has a large private patio and a carriage house with a three-car garage with an apartment.

St. Petersburg: A Peek Inside
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St. Petersburg: A Peek Inside

Immaculate woodwork and a brick fireplace with ornate tilework might make it hard to tear yourself away from the living room, but there's plenty more to ogle, including a chef-worthy kitchen, a library with a wall of built-ins and a wet bar, and bedrooms with well-kept ensuite bathrooms.

Waco, Texas
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Waco, Texas

$360,000
"Fixer Upper" fans, this one's for you, and not just because it's in Waco. This four-bedroom home built in 1915 comes complete with a corner lot, mature trees, and a wraparound porch. The canary-yellow door might be your first clue of the extensive renovations inside.

Waco: A Peek Inside
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Waco: A Peek Inside

No corner of this home has been left untouched, including a creatively updated wood-burning fireplace and built-ins. But the kitchen is the real star of the show, with quartz counters, custom cabinets, a high-end gas cooktop, and open shelving. The airy master bedroom has a magazine-worthy bathroom with a walk-in glass shower and an elegant standalone tub.

Ithaca, New York
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Ithaca, New York

$745,000
This five-bedroom from 1917 has that cozy feel of a home that's been well-loved by several families over the years. Surrounded by other stately homes in Ithaca's Cornell Heights, it has a private fenced backyard with a covered patio and plenty of room for grilling and outdoor dining.

Ithaca: A Peek Inside
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Ithaca: A Peek Inside

If traditional Craftsmans are too dark for you, this one might hit the spot, with lighter wood tones and white trim throughout. Highlights include a large family room that opens onto a sunroom, a modern kitchen with a breakfast nook, and several sunny bedrooms with updated bathrooms. 

Williamstown, Massachusetts
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Williamstown: A Peek Inside

Warmth and charm abound in the main house, which has a living room and family room with fireplaces and plenty of cozy places to lounge; there are also four bedrooms, all of which have their own bathroom. But wait, there's (much) more: A glass nature gallery, and a guest house with two more bedrooms, an office, and a gym. There's even one more bedroom above the garage. 

Nashville
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Nashville

$1.2 million
This beguiling four-bedroom bungalow ticks all the boxes: It's just blocks from downtown Nashville, in the booming historic neighborhood of Edgefield. Built in 1918, it has a leafy, fenced-in backyard, a private back deck, and a front porch with more than enough room for family and friends to kick back on a nice evening.

Nashville: A Peek Inside
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Nashville: A Peek Inside

Formal living spaces in the front are separated from the more open, casual family room in back. That room is right off the updated kitchen, which has exposed brick for extra warmth. Upstairs, glimpse the Nashville skyline from the master bedroom and enjoy the second-story laundry room, all too rare in older homes.