6 charming homes built in the 1930s

Pasadena, California. This 1932 four-bedroom cottage was just remodeled this year. Features include hardwood floors and trim; a living room with fireplace and exposed-beam barrel ceiling; a main bedroom with a custom door and stained-glass casement window, and a gourmet kitchen with soapstone counters.

French doors open to a backyard with a patio, garden beds, and a strawberry tree. $1,299,000. Linda Seyffert, Deasy Penner Podley, (626) 712-5194.

Mocksville, North Carolina. ­Boxwood was built in 1934 by Delano & Aldrich, the architects who built Kykuit for the Rockefellers. The eight-bedroom house, com­pletely restored in 2007, has a chef’s kitchen with scullery, a wood-paneled library, an upstairs guest pantry, and fireplaces in most bedrooms.

On the 48-acre property are pastures, woods, and a two-bedroom log guest cabin, also from 1934, featuring its own great room with stone ­fireplace. $3,450,000. Tom Fisher, HM Properties, (704) 213-1556.

Chester, New Jersey. Built in 1932, this seven-­bedroom stone mansion anchors 54.7 acres of pasture and woodland. The house features five fireplaces, a grand staircase, ornate moldings, Palladian windows, a two-story cherry library with circular stairs, an owner’s wing with private courtyard, a game room, and a wine cellar.

Outside are a pool, stone terraces, a tennis court, a six-stall post-and-beam barn, a riding ring, a pond, and a stream. $4,499,999. Flor de Maria Thomas, Coldwell Banker Realty, (973) 214-7553.

Miami Beach. This fully renovated four-bedroom home was built in 1938 on Di Lido, one of the Venetian Islands in Biscayne Bay. The house has the original curved wrought-iron staircase, marble and wood floors, a media room with custom bar and smoked mirrors, and a main suite with Juliet balcony.

The lot is landscaped with manicured lawn and hedges, mature shrubs and palm trees, and a new swimming pool. $2,990,000. Eloy Carmenate and Mick Duchon, Douglas Elliman,

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Celebrate Centenarians! These 9 Homes Built in 1920 Are Available for Sale

Born at the dawn of the Roaring ’20s, these nine homes have seen a lot in the past 100 years: boom and bust markets, war and peace, and immense social upheaval.

Lucky for us, these old houses—all built in 1920—have weathered it all and are still standing today. Inspiring, right? Many of them are looking better than ever, and all are available for sale right now.

No matter their locale, these century-old houses share vintage touches like hardwood floors, friendly front porches, and fireplaces for warmth. Beyond that, these well-aged abodes have adapted to reflect the world springing up around them. Some of these places have been spruced up with upgrades like wine cellars, modern kitchens, and bathrooms with custom tile.

These nine places show age really is nothing but a number. Now join us on a journey back in time as we visit these century-old homes.

Price: $139,900
Dutch Colonial treat: Airy and light, this lovely three-bedroom, 1,944-square-foot home has a fully renovated main floor. The wainscoting has been updated, and a soaking tub truly shines. Updates include hardwood floors and a partly finished basement with office and three-quarter bath. Outside, there’s a roomy yard, charming porch, deck, and garage.

Owosso MI
Owosso, MI



Price: $99,900
Upgraded bungalow: History doesn’t have to be expensive! This place priced below $100,000 is a prime example.

Remodeled inside and out with hardwood floors, new windows, and upgraded infrastructure, this place is move-in ready. With four bedrooms and 1,376 square feet of living space, it’s a true bargain in this college town. Other highlights include the sunny covered front porch and big backyard for endless hours of family fun.

Syracuse NY
Syracuse, NY



Price: $389,000
Victorian triplex: Investor alert! Savvy entrepreneurs should check out this 100-year-old triplex in the heart of NOLA’s Treme

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