6 beautiful homes with art studios
Somerset, California. Set on 20 acres in California Gold Country, this two-bedroom home overlooks its own grapevines from a wisteria-covered patio. The house features exposed beams, stonework, a woodstove, and an art studio with a wall of windows.
The property has multiple outbuildings, a pool, a bocce court, mature trees, 6 acres of wine grapes, and access to a bass pond. $959,500. Bruce Renfrew, California Outdoor Properties, (650) 773-1863.
Santa Fe, New Mexico. This four-bedroom house, built in 2000, offers painterly views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Inside are antique painted French beams, arched stone columns, wood and stone floors, antique doors, stained glass, a master suite with attached office, and a separate in-law apartment.
Outside on 7.7 acres are a rose garden, a guesthouse, and a freestanding art studio with a bathroom. $1,395,000. Ricky Allen, Sotheby's International Realty, (505) 982-6207.
Sarasota, Florida. Built in 2014 in Craftsman style, this four-bedroom home reflects the surrounding architecture of the city's downtown historic district. The house features high ceilings, built-ins, a master suite with morning bar, and a fourth-floor artist's studio with recessed and natural lighting.
Outside are a screened porch, a lush courtyard, and a full studio apartment above the garage. $1,184,900. Betsy Sublett and Kelly Mooney, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, (941) 284-8483.
Newport, Rhode Island. Three 18th-century homes were combined to create the four-bedroom, single-family John Townsend House. The renovated structure has a new heating system and bathrooms and features an exposed-beam kitchen with French doors opening on a screened porch, and an art studio with oversize windows and wide-plank floors.
The lot, with landscaped backyard, is close to the harbor, shipyard, and Washington Square. $1,995,000. Michelle Kirby, Gustave White/Sotheby's International Realty, (401) 848-6714.
Pawling, New York. New York architect Gene Futterman built this two-bedroom contemporary home featuring an artist-friendly bonus room with skylights and French doors leading to the patio. Other details include an open floor plan, high ceilings, a dual stone fireplace, and a sunken living room with built-ins.
The 38-acre wooded property is near a nature reserve, the Appalachian Trail, and Cranberry Mountain. $575,000. Margaret Harrington and Christina Abad, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, (914) 572-7395.
Columbus, Ohio. In 1949, Ohio artist Sterling Smith had this home and a separate art studio built on his seven-acre wooded property. Preserved in its original design, the five-bedroom, early-midcentury-modern house has been recommended for the National Register of Historic Places.
The property features a pond and landscaping created by Smith. $425,000. Jason Hottle, Modern Columbus Realty, (614) 626-5689.