A piece of lesser-known frontier history is for sale in ridiculously picturesque Bucks County, Pa., where the absurd level of old-timey charm is matched only by the hilariously excessive property names. Called Butlercroft, this updated four-bedroom homestead is, according to the listing, the first house that Squire and Sarah Morgan Boone, the parents of pioneer and folk hero Daniel Boone, built in Pennsylvania. Sited on 19 acres of "woods, specimen trees, streams, wildlife and open fields" (and let's not forget "possible conservation easement, subdivision potential"), the 2,912-square-foot circa 1718 abode is stuck in an alternatively pleasant and odd middle space between modern updates and original features, which include "the stone Boone room, walk-in beehive fireplace and sleeping loft, historic millwork and built-ins, wide plank pine flooring, original doors, deep set windows, antique hardware, winder stairs, and four 'working' fireplaces." Offered with a three-story barn with new cedar siding, chez Boon is currently seeking $1.495M.
· 98 Railroad Avenue [Estately]