A luxury estate featuring a lighthouse tower in Newport, Rhode Island, is the most popular home of the week

It’s a fantasy come to life on the pages of Realtor.com: an idyllic New England home complete with its own lighthouse tower. Featuring stunning water views, this property in Newport, Rhode Island, known as “The Lighthouse,” is our most popular home this week.

The tower features a wraparound deck that allows the owner to enjoy the magnificent views of Newport Harbor. The four-bedroom home was built in 1975 and updated in coastal chic style.

Also attracting attention this week are a mid-century modern home with a conversation pit in Michigan, a California home with an indoor slide, and a grand lodge in South Carolina.

For a full look at the 10 most popular homes this week, just scroll down.

Price: $899,000
Why is he here:
This brick property offers two separate living spaces and a wonderful outdoor pavilion.

Built in 1998 on 6 acres, the custom-designed home has five bedrooms in a ranch style and features 3,750 square feet of living space. The listing indicates that the two separate suites can be used “as a family suite, home business, or short-term rental.”

A bonus room above the two-car garage can be used as a yoga studio or home office. Designed for entertaining, the backyard has a full kitchen, a “mini-chill tub,” and several lounge areas.

It is awaiting sale.

Kings Mountain, North Carolina


Price: $489,900
Why is he here:
This affordable brick home built in 1972 has been beautifully updated.

The open floor plan includes a dining room with a built-in buffet, a kitchen with quartz countertops, and a butler’s pantry with a wet bar. There are four bedrooms, including a first-floor master suite with a walk-in closet.

There is also a covered porch with a fireplace as well as a patio outside. It’s waiting to be sold.

Wilmington, NC


Price: $175,000
Why is he here:
Homeowners, take a look at this three-bedroom cottage, which comes with 45.33 acres of total privacy.

The residence was originally built in 1901 and is partially covered with metal siding to conserve energy. The cozy living room has a wood-burning stove, and the modest kitchen features updated appliances.

A large pole barn provides additional storage space. The property is awaiting sale.

Hillsboro, Ohio


Price: $800,000
Why is he here:
This four-bedroom home features mid-century aesthetics, including a cozy conversation pit next to the fireplace and bar.

Its 1975 roots are evident in the built-in cabinetry, wood-paneled walls, and mirrored walls. The updated kitchen features modern appliances, and the master bedroom has access to a balcony.

The lower level is finished and features a second bar.

West Bloomfield Township, Michigan


Price: $369,000
Why is he here:
This affordable storybook home is located on a duplex plot.

Built in 1941, this two-bedroom residence features 1,648 square feet of updated living space. The living room is accented by a gas fireplace and custom wood mantel. The dining room features original glass-paneled pocket doors opening to a heated sunroom.

One of the bedrooms has access to a terrace overlooking the fenced backyard.

The house is waiting to be sold.

Brookfield, Illinois


Price: $399,000
Why is he here:
This unique 3,428 square foot home was built in 1964 and he designed it Wow Eugene Withrow “As a demonstration house for ARKLA Gas.” It is looking for a buyer to restore it to its full glory.

Windows and glass sliders flood the interiors with natural light. It features exposed brick walls, a floating staircase, stained glass windows, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and built-ins.

The spacious kitchen has updated appliances, including double-wall ovens and a built-in stove.

Little Rock, AR


Price: $2,795,000
Why is he here:
This custom-designed luxury home has an indoor and outdoor playground, including an indoor spiral slide that ends in the kitchen.

The five-bedroom, 7,000-square-foot home has a two-story living room with a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, a built-in bar, and two loft areas. The massive brick-lined kitchen is equipped with high-end appliances and built-in seating.

Other unexpected finds include a loft with curved ceilings, a stately bedroom with columns and double doors, and a home office lined with built-in bookcases. The backyard oasis features a covered patio, putting green, separate play area, and pool with waterfall and slide.

Fresno, California


Price: $2,350,000
Why is he here:
This 2-acre mountain retreat offers stunning views of the Continental Divide Resort and Winter Park.

Designed by architect Peter Nelson, the newly built three-bedroom home features an elegant 3,252 square feet. The interiors are inspired by a series of contemporary cabins in Norway.

The house is made up of four distinct rooms connected by a flat-roofed gallery space. One cabin has a garage, mud room, laundry room and powder room. A great room with a cathedral ceiling and fireplace can be found in the second cabin, as well as an elegant kitchen and dining room. The master suite is located in the third cabin and has access to the outside. Two additional bedrooms can be found in the fourth cabin.

It is awaiting sale.

Tabernash, CO


Price: 2,750,000 dollars
Why is he here:
Built during the Great Depression as a private retreat, Pine Burr Lodge is located on approximately 30 acres along Zimmerman Lake.

The five-bedroom, 5,024-square-foot home’s interior has been completely renovated. It features slate floors, pine wood beams and 16-foot ceilings. Historic details include a granite fireplace, pine doors with transoms, and a maroon front door. The chef’s kitchen features custom cabinetry, high-end appliances, two sinks, and a quartz island with fireplace seating.

The property features stocked ponds as well as a saltwater pool, pool house, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, multiple docks and a dock.

Spartanburg, SC


Price: 10,900,000 dollars
Why is he here:
This is a unique opportunity to live in a luxury lighthouse-inspired home – without the responsibilities of being a lighthouse keeper.

The four-story house was built in 1975 and features several decks with harbor views. The 5,983-square-foot interior features skylights, a curved staircase, and custom millwork.

The master suite, “reminiscent of St. Barth’s luxury,” includes a walk-in closet, a second laundry room, and a private deck. The wood-paneled tower room has a cozy fireplace.

The one-acre lot also includes a stone-enclosed hot tub near the backyard.

Newport, RI


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