6 Amazing Charming Homes On The Market

From stunning original hardwood floors to historic exteriors, these properties are full of character. See below!

The Tobey House | $9,750,000

567 Hale St, Palo Alto, CA
Listing Agent: Arthur Sharif

One of the most awe-inspiring homes in the beautiful Crescent Park area of Palo Alto is now available. It is located on a spectacular parcel totaling over 16,000 square feet and a few short blocks from downtown Palo Alto.


Size: 6,827 sf


Price: $9,750,000


Listing details: This compound with a rich history features a main residence and a guesthouse atop the detached garage with its own private garden. It is all surrounded by native specimen trees, meandering paths, and a long private drive. This rare offering combines the classic architectural quality and gracious scale of the Walter Bliss original and the twenty-first century features of a comfortable, contemporary lifestyle. Built in 1904, it is a design like no other.


Contact: Arthur Sharif, Sotheby’s International Realty, +1 650.804.4770

Sophistication Along Volunteer Park | $5,950,000

1244 Federal Ave E, Seattle, WA
Listing agent: Veronique Hval

Sophistication along Volunteer Park anchored on one of the most celebrated residential streets along Volunteer Park. This striking Georgian Colonial, designed by Joseph Cote known for a number of historical Seattle landmarks and was tastefully restored to perfectly blend with its 1921 details while meeting with modern sensibilities.


Size: 8,200 sf


Price: $5,950,000


Listing details: Step inside to experience the well proportioned and generously-sized rooms which naturally flow between one another and seem to unfold onto the charming grounds and patios. The kitchen, the true heart of the house, serves many purposes with its breakfast nook, cozy sitting area, massive island & walls of built-ins. Intricate millwork, luxurious quarter-sawn oak floors, patina ed mahogany paneling & antique lighting.


Contact: Veronique Hval, Windermere Real Estate, +1 206.214.8499

Listing Agent: Anne McKereghan

Coming soon! This spectacular Gold Coast Queen Anne Victorian designed and built by Joseph A. Leonard sits in the heart of Alameda’s desirable Leonardville on a quiet tree-lined street with other stately historic homes.


Size: 5,429 sf


Price: $2,795,000


Listing details: You are invited in by a gracious foyer adorned with beautiful redwood wainscoting, ornate grand stairwell boxed ceilings, and gleaming hardwood floors. The foyer flows into two light-filled living rooms and a dining room accessing a main and pantry kitchen, laundry, and bath.

Contact: Anne McKereghan, Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty, +1 510-407-0175

Classic West-side Saint Helena Farmhouse | $1,895,000

1362 Stockton St, Saint Helena, CA
Listing agent: Sieba Peterson

Idyllic St. Helena farmhouse situated on a spacious corner lot in the coveted west side of St. Helena. Charming old-world style and design mix with modern updates in this 1912 farmhouse just three blocks from downtown.


Size: 1,682 sf


Price: $1,895,000


Listing details: Beautiful light-filled home with high ceilings, a formal dining room with built-in cabinetry, and wood floors throughout. Spacious kitchen with breakfast nook, updated bath, master with walk-in closet, office space, and beautifully landscaped grounds. A second unit sits above the garage and features a full kitchen and bath, living area, and bedroom. Bonus room under the second unit for additional living space/office or art studio!


Contact: Sieba Peterson, Sotheby’s International Realty, +1 707.932.1276

Listing Agent: Liz Rush

This Queen Anne is possibly the most photographed, most celebrated Victorian in a city of 4,000 Victorians. She’s been featured in sculpture, in paintings, on city phone books, and on websites. And that’s just the exterior.


Size: 2,851 sf


Price: Contact for pricing


Listing details: It has been lovingly restored by current owners over the past decade-plus to its glory of yore, preserving original details but with modern conveniences. Built in 1895, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath mansion by architect Charles S. Shaner comes complete with a “fainting room” a full attic, and a full basement that once served the home’s 1920’s owners as a speakeasy (there’s even a secret room to hide the booze). For more information, please visit 2070 San Jose.


Contact: Liz Rush, Lyon Real Estate, +1 510.689.6921

692 Main St | Contact for pricing

692 Main St, Placerville, CA
Listing Agent: Bud & Douglas Zeller

Historic Turner House landmark! 3 Story Victorian style mixed-use building. The bottom story is a bar with a prep/kitchen area, bathroom, historic stonework with caves – perfect for events or a wine bar, or a restaurant? Goldrush era stonework inscribed by the Masons in 1860. Use your imagination!


Size: 4,074 sf


Price: Contact for pricing


Listing details: 2nd story is a full living area, complete with a full kitchen, pantry/laundry closet, 1/2 bath, and lots of room for storage. 3rd story is a kitchenette, 3 more bedrooms, and a full bath. Live where you work! Iconic Placerville signage out front, the parking lot has been newly sealed, new roof, new A/C and heat in the bar in 2017. All 3 stories have their own entrance. Very unique one-of-a-kind building that includes the gold rush era built in caves and mason inscription dated 1860.



Contact: Bud & Douglas Zeller, Realty World, +1 530.409.8351

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