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Homestead Preserve<br><br> Hot Springs, Virginia
23. Homestead Preserve

Hot Springs, Virginia
Price: Home sites from $350,000, homes from $1 million
Move-in date: Immediately
Contact: 866-814-0647; www.homesteadpreserve.com
Homestead Preserve is a full-ownership housing community with a maximum of 450 homes spread over 2,300 acres near this quaint Alleghenies town, a getaway spot made famous by Thomas Jefferson and, later, Mrs. Robert E. Lee. Properties are built in one of four styles: Highlands Classical, Highlands Arts and Crafts, English Romantic, and Highlands Farmhouse. Buyers have access to skeet shooting, golf, skiing, fly-fishing, tennis, falconry, and horseback riding.

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