One of the rare canal-house estates that have remained intact over the centuries has hit the market. The property (the tall building at center with the flat ornamental top) on the Keizersgracht canal has an asking price of $8.4 million. It has a main mansion, a carriage house and a secluded garden in-between.

One of the rare canal-house estates that have remained intact over the centuries has hit the market. The property (the tall building at center with the flat ornamental top) on the Keizersgracht canal has an asking price of $8.4 million. It has a main mansion, a carriage house and a secluded garden in-between.

Built in 1854, this historic mansion on 5.27 acres is in the center of town and listed for $8.5 million.

An In-Town Oasis with Astor Roots in Newport, R.I.

Built in 1854, this historic mansion on 5.27 acres is in the center of town and listed for $8.5 million.

The McQuowns bought 43 130-year-old Sevillano olive trees that were about to be razed. After the Sevillanos were dug up by hand, 22 tractor-trailers hauled them nearly 300 miles to the McQuown property.

Leafy Luxury: Mansions With a Tree Premium

The McQuowns bought 43 130-year-old Sevillano olive trees that were about to be razed. After the Sevillanos were dug up by hand, 22 tractor-trailers hauled them nearly 300 miles to the McQuown property.

Michigan’s Mackinac Island is seemingly frozen in time, with its horse-drawn carriages, grand Victorian architecture and fudge shops lining Main Street. But living there, even just for the summer, can be a labor of love.

The Mansions of Mackinac Island

Michigan’s Mackinac Island is seemingly frozen in time, with its horse-drawn carriages, grand Victorian architecture and fudge shops lining Main Street. But living there, even just for the summer, can be a labor of love.

A view of Powderham Castle in southwest England. These days, over 100,000 people come to Powderham’s 3,500-acre estate annually, spending anywhere from $8 to $14 each to attend events or for regular castle tours, the owner estimates.

When Your Home Is a Castle (and a Tourist Destination)

A view of Powderham Castle in southwest England. These days, over 100,000 people come to Powderham’s 3,500-acre estate annually, spending anywhere from $8 to $14 each to attend events or for regular castle tours, the owner estimates.

This restored 19th-century home features Juliet balconies, European and Australian antiques, contemporary amenities and an elevator

Opulence and Modern Convenience in Australia

This restored 19th-century home features Juliet balconies, European and Australian antiques, contemporary amenities and an elevator

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