Centrally located at the base of College Hill, in a historic district, this house was built by a fur trader and hatter the year George Washington turned five. Since its construction, the house has been in the ownership of a pair architect. It is located three blocks away from Rhode Island School of Design’s campus. Brown University is five blocks further downhill. The Amtrak station is in Providence is a five-minute walk. From there, you can take the Acela to Boston for about 35 minutes and New York City for about three hours. Ten minutes on foot will take you to the heart of downtown, with its shops, restaurants, hotels and services.

Size 2,537 square feet

Price per square foot $305

Indoors The central chimney houses five fireplaces. Original doors, paneling, and pine floors are included. Planks up to two feet wide can be found on the pine floors. You can also get central air conditioning. The fireplace in the living area is surrounded by 18th century tiles. Each tile depicts a different Biblical scene. The large, historic fireplace in the dining area was once used as a cook’s stove and features a vintage bread baking oven.

The current kitchen is several decades old. It has wide-board floors, Shaker-style wooden cabinets, multipaned Sash windows, a fireplace, and a patterned tile backsplash.

The second-floor bedrooms have access to the bathroom. The primary bathroom is equipped with a combined bathtub and shower as well as a space divider. The attic space is currently being used as an office.

Outdoor space: The house is situated on its lot and has parking for four vehicles. The Rhode Island State House can be seen, along with the surrounding greenery.

Taxes $11,065

Contact: Chris Healy Coldwell Banker Realty, 408-258-8534 coldwellbanker.com

This modern house is just five miles north-east of downtown Oklahoma City. It was built by the owner eight years back. (The original owner had built a comparable house nearby. It is located half a block southeast of Penn Square Mall, and one mile and a quarter southwest of Classen Curve. This major shopping center is also nearby. The park has a playground, and a swimming pool. It is located one block east. The exterior of the house is cinder-block and corrugated-metal with a geometric roof that overhangs for cooling.

Size 3,486 square feet

Price per square foot $229

Indoors The front door opens to a living room that features white walls, concrete floors as well as recessed lighting and a Big Ass stainlesssteel ceiling fan. It also has a ventless, gas fireplace with a corrugated-metal surround. This room also houses the Jack-andJill bathrooms for both guest rooms. A closet holds equipment for smart-phone-controlled air and audio systems.

A wine storage rack holding 100+ bottles creates a porous wall between the living and kitchen areas. The kitchen features white tile flooring, quartz countertops custom cabinets, and a central island, complete with a sink, seating area, and tile flooring. Sharp appliances include an Electrolux and Sharp refrigerator and freezer with extra-wide doors, convection wall ovens, standard and convection wall ovens, as well as a gas stove with burners that can retract into the cooktop for a flush surface.

The kitchen flows into a large dining area. Both rooms are accessed through sliding-glass doors that open onto the pool. The cable railing that runs along the opposite wall of the dining room is a remnant of an original room that was open to the space, but was later enclosed to make way for a third bedroom. You will find a full bathroom on this floor.

The entire second-floor is used by the primary bedroom suite. You can reach it via a floating steel staircase which was constructed on site in the living area. The lofted hallway is at the top with built-in book shelves. Wood-patterned floors can be found in the main bedroom. The gas fireplace has a corrugated-metal surround. From here, you have direct access to a large shaded balcony that overlooks the pool. The en suite bathroom includes a free-standing tub that is filled from the ceiling and a glass-enclosed shower with twin rain-shower heads, twin benches and an integrated column of shelves. Twin floating vanities are located on the opposite wall with ceiling-high mirrors. The walk-in closet has three walls of storage, as well as a washer/dryer that is built into the cabinet and a wine refrigerator.

Outdoor space A waterfall cascades from the rear balcony into the heated saltwater pool, which has an attached hot tub. A table in the pool can be used as a swim-up counter. An outdoor kitchen is available on the patio. A two-car garage is attached with a glass entrance.

Taxes $5,755 (2020) based upon a tax assessment at $48,328

Contact: Jenna Harper Sage Sotheby’s International Realty, 405-465-6566 sothebysrealty.com

This unit is on the 10th Floor in the new Daniel Burnham Court. The building consists of a central glass structure with office and retail space, between two high rise residential towers. The condo is situated off Van Ness Avenue. A mile or so from Japantown (tothe west), Nob Hill and Hayes Valley (tothe south), and the Civic Center to the southeast. The building includes a gym, sauna, whirlpool tub, swimming pool and round-the-clock security.

Size: 772 square foot

Price per square foot $983

Indoors The hallway leads to a living-dining area with white carpet, hardwood floors, and two walls with views of the city. A third wall features a bar cabinet, as well as a doorway that leads to the kitchen. The kitchen has standard-size refrigerator and freezer, a 4-burner gas range, and a dishwasher.

Across the hallway is a bathroom with a sink, a tub-shower combination and a commode. It connects to a room with a vanity that flows into the bedroom. Both sinks can be illuminated by a Hollywood style strip of light bulbs. A small windowed niche is located in the bedroom. There’s also a closet with three sliding mirror doors.

Outdoor space: The third floor features a communal terrace that offers views of the city and the pool. The unit is equipped with an underground garage and one designated parking space.

Taxes $9,488 (estimated) plus $802 monthly homeowner fees

Contact: Lymanchao, Re/Max Capital (415-840-5699); remax.com

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