A million dollars can buy you all the house you want in some cities, and not so much if you are looking at a prime neighborhood in other cities. So, just what does $1 million dollars buy you today in the South? We found 10 properties for sale in 10 different cities to compare. Here goes:
5 bed, 4 bath • 3,000 square feet
Found in the tight-knit community of Virginia-Highland, in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, this 3,000-square-foot home has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Built in 1928, the home is fully updated and offered for $1,000,000. For more information, see realtor.com.
Asheville, North Carolina
3 bed, 2.5 bath • 4,100 square feet
This historic home near The Grove Park Inn in Asheville was built in 1928. With 4,100 square feet, 3 bedroom and 2.5 bathrooms, this house also boasts a carriage house with separate living space. With .30 acres, this home is on the market for $1,095,000. (It’s currently under contract.) For more details, see realtor.com.
5 bed, 5 bath
This home in the Mountain Brook neighborhood of Birmingham is a charmer! Built in 1940, it has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, a fenced yard and the best stone outdoor fireplace perfect for cozy evenings. This home is offered for $1,049,000 by RealtySouth. For more information, see their website here.
Charleston, South Carolina
4 bed, 4.5 bath • 3,690 square feet
Built in 2007, this home offers island living in Charleston — and it comes with a neighborhood boat ramp! Located in the city’s Edgewater neighborhood, this home has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 3,690 square feet for a price of $1,099,000. See details on realtor.com.
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 bed, 3.5 bath • 2,877 square feet
Built in 1935, this Myers Park home in Charlotte is currently pending with the list price of $1,075,000. With 2 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, this house has 2,877 square feet on .33 acres. For more information, see realtor.com.
5 bed, 4 full bath, 2 half bath • 8,288 square feet
This home boasts 8,288 square feet in Louisville. With 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms and 2 half bathrooms, this house has ample room for everyone. And, there is a fireplace in the master suite. This home, built in 2002, is offered for $1,050,000 by Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty. For details, see their website here.
7 bed, 7 bath
For large families, this house, built in 1966, has 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and almost a full acre of land. With a pool and pool house, there is plenty to love. The home is in need of a little updating, but the potential is as huge as the house! See realtor.com for details.
4 bed, 3 bath • 3,514 square feet
This house in Nashville is currently is offered for $1,099,999. Built in 2015, it boasts a screened-in porch, open floor plan and plenty of marble. With 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3,514 square feet, a .26 acre lot and a two-car garage, this home has some WOW power. For details, see here.
6 bed, 4.5 bath • 4,390 square feet
Located on Monument Avenue in Richmond, this 1904 home is lovely. With 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 4,390 square feet, this historic home is located on one of Richmond’s most famous streets. The home is being offered at $1,095,000. For more details, see realtor.com.
New Orleans, Louisiana
5 bed, 4.5 bath • 4,061 square feet
Built in 1900, this home is found in The Garden District neighborhood in New Orleans. With 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 4,061 square feet, this home has a fenced-in backyard with private patio. Offered at $1,050,00, find out more details at realtor.com.
It’s fun exploring homes around the region, and with a price tag at a million dollars, it’s even more exciting!
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