For sale: 6 breathtaking riverside homes -The Week Staff

Georgetown, Maine. Easterly sits on Georgetown Island, which lies between the mouth of the Sheepscot River and the Kennebec River on the Gulf of Maine. The four-bedroom home includes a gourmet kitchen, a sunroom, a library, exposed wooden beams, and a large stone fireplace.

The 3-acre property has a two-story barn, a guest studio, waterside decking, a deep-water pier, and boat storage. $2,850,000. John Scribner, Landvest/Christie’s International Real Estate, (207) 874-2057.

Ketchum, Idaho. Lying along the Bigwood River, this four-bedroom house was completely remodeled in 2008. The interior includes a chef’s kitchen, hardwood floors, woodwork details throughout, and a master bedroom with a fireplace, a large custom closet, and a balcony.

The 1.1 acres feature a guesthouse, a brick-paver driveway, and a patio with river views. $3,500,000. Katherine Rixon and Rob Cronin, Keller Williams/Sun (208) 622-7722.

Meeker, Colorado. This four-bedroom house is part of Elk Creek Ranch, a 2,850-acre planned community with 25 miles of private fishing. The log home has a large wood-burning stove, a chef’s kitchen, a 500-bottle wine cellar, and dual marble bathrooms with heated floors in the master suite.

Purchase includes access to the White River, the upper South Fork, and Elk Creek, as well as a fly-fishing shop, a main lodge, and other community amenities. $5,250,000. Brian Hartley, Live Water Properties, (307) 690-3155.

Sleepy Hollow, New York. This four-bedroom home was owned by numerous political figures, including a 19th-century presidential candidate, an ambassador, and a former mayor of New York City.

Built in 1848, the stone carriage-style house sits on 3 acres overlooking the Hudson River and features high ceilings, crown moldings, arched doorways, and a brick-barreled ceiling in the wine cellar. $3,095,000. Dalia Valdes, William Pitt/ Sotheby’s International Realty, (914) 772-8002.

Cocoa, Florida. Built in 1998, this four-bedroom home boasts expansive views of the Indian River. Details include a gourmet kitchen, a cathedral ceiling, large windows, and marble and hardwood flooring.

The 0.7-acre property has a koi pond, lush landscaping, and a dock with two boat lifts. $950,000. Joe Janson, Dale Sorenson Real Estate, (321) 338-5833.

Orange, Virginia. Walnut Hills was built in 1882 on the Rapidan River, which was a dividing line during the Civil War. The seven-bedroom brick Georgian manor features a great hall, a wood-paneled library, and nine fireplaces.

The 373-acre property includes Blue Ridge Mountain views, 3 miles of water frontage, and an additional home, which was built in 1855. $4,750,000. Justin H. Wiley, Frank Hardy/ Sotheby’s International Realty, (540) 672-3903.

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