Spectacular Replica of the White House in Indiana Is the Week’s Most Popular Home
A lavish estate in Evansville, IN, designed to look like the White House is this week’s most popular home on Realtor.com®.
While this extravagant residence is not located at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., it has hosted some presidential-worthy events over the years. The property is owned by Steven E. Chancellor, the CEO of American Patriot Group and White Stallion Energy, according to the Evansville Courier & Press.
Other homes that made the popularity list include a midcentury modern beauty in Wisconsin, a whimsical Texas antique, and a picture-perfect Colonial in Connecticut.
For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, keep on scrolling.
Why it’s here: This Grassy Sound property sits over the Jersey Shore.
Offering unbeatable views of the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge connecting Stone Harbor to the Wildwoods, the property comes with a three-bedroom main home, a one-bedroom guesthouse, and an outdoor shower. There is a spacious front porch and rooftop deck.
The affordable price tag suggests the property may need some updates.
Why it’s here: This well-preserved, three-bedroom gem is offered at an affordable price.
Built in 1954, the 2,094-square-foot home features a great room with a vaulted, exposed-beam ceiling, floor-to-ceiling windows, stone and wood walls, as well as slate, hardwood, and cork floors. A spacious kitchen features a five-burner gas range and plenty of windows to let in an abundance of natural light.
The listing has already notched a contingent offer.
Why it’s here: This adorable and affordable abode is located in the Cold Spring Historic District and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The James P. Gregory House was built in 1927 and recently modernized. Original details in the three-bedroom home include the hardwood floors and exterior stone steps. The charming 1,172-square-foot bungalow also has a newer roof, central heating, and air conditioning.
The home is pending sale.
Price: $18,000/month rental
Why it’s here: Luxury renters, take note. This Beverlywood beauty boasts nearly 5,000 square feet of living space.
Built in 1948, the five-bedroom home features a large living room with a fireplace and sliders that open to the private backyard. A modern kitchen offers high-end appliances, a large center island, and a breakfast nook with built-in seating. Two bedrooms can be found on the main level with three more upstairs.
The outdoor oasis has a fireplace, pool, spa, barbecue area, and putting green.
Why it’s here: This whimsical dwelling was the brainchild of local designers Isaac and Judith Maxwell.
Built in 1900, the two-bedroom home has been thoughtfully updated by its current owners. Historic highlights include long-leaf pine floors, punched-metal light fixtures, chandeliers, and cabinet doors. Modernizations include Corian countertops in the kitchen along with a built-in refrigerator and a gas range.
On the second floor is the updated primary suite with a claw-foot tub, walk-in shower, and access to the wrapround porch.
Why it’s here: This inviting, center-hall Colonial looks like something out of a fairy tale.
The 3,215-square-foot, four-bedroom home sits on a manicured 1-acre lot. A bright foyer opens up to a living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, and an oversized kitchen with a breakfast bar. The sunroom has French doors that open to a spacious back deck. A primary suite upstairs has a steam shower and soaking tub.
The lower level offers a media room, gym, and storage space.
Why it’s here: This picture-perfect New England Colonial is as stunning on the outside as it is on the inside.
The four-bedroom dwelling was built in 2012 and features high-end updates. From the gorgeous cedar entry and 9-foot ceilings throughout the first floor to wall speakers in the living room and a dining room with “detailed picture framing,” every luxury element was considered. The primary bedroom has a tray ceiling, double walk-in closets, and a shower with four wall jets.
The landscaped backyard boasts a heated pool, fireplace, and outdoor cabana. The property is pending sale.
Why it’s here: Tucked away on a double-corner lot in the Anthem Country Club, this spectacular mansion features 10,414 square feet of luxury space.
The four-bedroom estate comes complete with a home theater, a gym, and “an entire wing of custom offices.” There is also a climate-controlled, five-car garage and a guesthouse on the property.
For sports enthusiasts, the 1-acre lot boasts a full basketball court, batting cage, soccer field with artificial grass, and in-ground trampoline. The pool with spa and a built-in barbecue area are designed for relaxing.
Why it’s here: The listing states the property is “not distressed,” but the cheap price tag has potential buyers curious. Perhaps it’s a marketing strategy to incite a bidding war.
In any case, the listing encourages interested parties to do their due diligence and check the market comps. Built in 1999, the five-bedroom, brick home boasts 4,084 square feet of living space and is located near Northgate Country Club.
An upstairs loft area designed for entertaining features a pool table.
Why it’s here: Designed to replicate 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC, this White House–inspired home boasts an eye-popping 33,547 square feet of living space.
The five-bedroom mansion sits on a spectacular 45-acre lot. A two-story entry features double curved staircases and ornate columns. There are six fireplaces, a billiard room, two offices, a media room, and a vault with a wine cellar.
The property also comes with an 11,000-square-foot space that could be turned into a car museum, indoor event center, or recreational sports area. There are also four horse barns with living quarters, a riding arena, a guesthouse, and garages for up to 26 cars.