20 Gorgeous Historical Homes That Are Currently For Sale Or Were Recently Sold

There’s something about home shopping or even just home admiring that is really fun and exciting. Whether we’re in the market for a new house or not, it’s always interesting to see what’s out there.

But it’s even more interesting to check out homes that have interesting or unique aspects, like these historic homes that are filled with all kinds of quirks and decades old beauty.

While people love to update their homes to make sure they have all the latest appliances and curb appeal, they just don’t make houses like they used to. Old homes are filled with so much charm it’s hard not to fall in love with them even if they have some quirks. We rounded up some of the most gorgeous and interesting historic homes we could find, and we’re guessing you’ll agree that “out with the old and in with the new” is not always the best choice!


If you’ve looking for a little space, why not find it in California? This beautiful home was built in 1940 and is in Tahoma, California. It’s currently for sale and has seven bedrooms and six bathrooms. It also has that nature lover’s appeal.

Price: $3,500,000


If you’re more of a city guy or gal, this house is calling your name all the way from New Orleans. It has all the color and curb appeal you could dream up! It was built way back in 1870, but don’t worry, it has everything you need — like five bathrooms!

Price: $1,950,000


When it comes to historical homes, this one has so much old school charm and yet it’s also pretty affordable. This beautiful Victorian resides in Petersburg, Virginia, and has eight bedrooms and six bathrooms. The price is just right.

Price: $225,000


This Victorian house in Brodhead, Wisconsin, has all the porch you could dream of. It was built in 1896 and no doubt is just as charming inside as it is out. It has tons of space and sits on 0.3 acres of land.

Price: $299,900


This pretty pale blue house just says “North Carolina.” It’s in Winston-Salem and has so much to love about it. From the beautiful stone pillars to the unique windows, it’s definitely a gem. It also comes with a half acre of land.


It would be hard not to love city life if you lived in this cute row house in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This home is in the heart of the town with so much heart! It’s on the smaller side, with only two bedrooms and one bathroom, but when you’re right in the center of everything, what more do you need?

Price: $2,800,000


This home in Madison, Georgia, is a total peach. Those double stairs and beautiful porch would make any homeowner proud to call this their own. This special home was built in 1840 and has four bedrooms and two baths, sitting on a half acre of land.

Price: $725,000


This incredible home is a great find, but chances are if you lived there, no one could find you! It’s right smack in the middle of the woods in Saranac Lake, New York. It’s a super-cute wooden home with so much rustic appeal, you’ll probably never want to leave. It just looks that cozy. Not only that, you can’t beat the view.

Price: $160,000


Did someone say “pink palace”? This home in Ligonier, Indiana, looks exactly like one. If you’ve ever dreamed of living in a pink palace on a half acre of land, perhaps this is just right for you. Chances are, the color has stayed the same for years. It was built in 1880 and has a killer view from the top.

Price: $280,000


They say the sky is bigger in the Southwest, but apparently so is the home appeal. From the wood beams across the ceiling to the adorable adobe fireplaces, there’s just so much to enjoy about this 1750s house. The landscaping is absolutely stunning, and you can’t beat that New Mexico sun.

Price: $890,000


This Fredericksburg, Virginia, home appears to be fit for a senator or even Abraham Lincoln. It was built in 1843, and while of course it has been updated, it still looks like it’s straight out of the 1800s. It has six bedrooms and seven bathrooms and is gorgeous on the outside as well as in.

Price: $3,195,000


There wouldn’t be too much to be blue about if you lived in this picture-perfect home in New Albany, Indiana. This house was built in 1845 and has 4,994 square feet. It also has tons of space, hardwood floors, and a beautiful yard.

Price: $499,000


Homes like this just aren’t built anymore. This picturesque mansion in Garrison, New York, is filled with character. From that beautiful double staircase and lookout window to the huge bedrooms and claw-foot tub, it would be hard to find a home with more history and charm.

Price: $4,950,000


The town of Portland, Oregon, is known for being beautiful, and with homes like this, it makes sense. This 1908 house in the heart of Portland is huge, and it holds onto its classic charm while also having tons of modern updates. Just look at the big, beautiful kitchen! And those hardwood floors!

Price: $1,925,000


What name could be more perfect for this Martinsburg, West Virginia, home than “Green Gables”? It’s a four-bedroom and four-bathroom home with incredible high ceilings, hardwood floors, and tons of historic appeal. It was built in 1864, and yet it feels so inviting.

Price: $529,900


If Taos, New Mexico, is calling your name, look no further than this 1929 home with all the right Southwestern vibes. It has five bedrooms and sits on two acres of land. You can’t beat the beautiful landscaping or the adorable charming feel of the entire home.

Price: $1,200,000


Detroit often gets a bad name, but with beautiful homes like this, there’s a lot to love there, too. This home has some work to be done, but it absolutely has great bones. It was built in 1900 and has three bedrooms and four baths. It just needs a bit of TLC!

Price: $799,900


This historic home is a hard one to look past. It’s in Boise, Idaho, and was built in 1920. It has plenty of classic charm but has also seen tons of updates. The hardwood floors are lovely, as is the light in the sunroom. The rooms are tremendous, and the home sits on a half acre of land.

Price: $2,200,000


This five-bedroom home in Garden City, New York, has the best of everything. It has huge rooms, fireplaces, hardwood floors, green space outside, and so much more. It was built in 1928 but has seen plenty of updates. And don’t miss that amazing backyard!

Price: $959,000


This stone home is hard to overlook! It just has so much to admire. It’s situated in Mount Airy, North Carolina, and has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The beautiful stone on the outside is certainly inviting, but inside, those wood beams and brick walls are equally as stunning.

Price: $1,925,000

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