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Location: Monticello, Ga.
The Skinny: Originally built in 1840 on a Georgia plantation known as Devil's Half Acre, outside of Macon, this stately mansion was moved in 1864, at the height of the Civil War, "17 miles away by ox cart," to its current location. Despite the hurried relocation, the house has survived another century and a half in remarkable condition, and is listed for $1.5M. Currently sited on 46 acres, the impeccably maintained 5,700-square-foot house boasts scads of original details, five bedrooms, a library, a basement game room, a swimming pool, and a broad wrap-around porch. Elsewhere on the expansive grounds, a modern six-stall barn sits among "pastures, riding rings, and pecan groves."
· 1271 Forsyth Street [Sotheby's International Realty]