Bavarian-Style Homes Primed for Oktoberfest

It’s that time of year when lederhosen- and dirndl-wearing tourists head to Munich for the world’s largest funfair: Oktoberfest. But you don’t have to leave the U.S. to join in the festivities. From Fredericksburg, TX to Leavenworth, WA, towns across the country celebrate Bavarian culture, beer and architecture year-round.

from Zillow

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In celebration of all things Oktoberfest, here’s a look at Bavarian-style homes for sale in America.

Tamworth, NH

26 Margo Ln, Tamworth, NH
For sale: $136,200

This cute-as-a-button ski chalet is nestled among pine trees near White Lake State Park. In the winter, you can snowmobile from your door or head to King Pine Ski Area, a 15-minute drive away.

See more listings near White Lake State Park.

Leavenworth, WA

303 Commercial St, Leavenworth, WA
For sale: $687,500

“Haus Timmermans” is located in the heart of Leavenworth, a Pacific Northwest village where everything — even the street signs — are Bavarian-themed. The three-level chalet is filled with a collection of authentic European furniture, a wine cellar and sauna.

See more homes for sale in Leavenworth.

Fredericksburg, TX

685 Pedernales Estates Rd, Fredericksburg, TX
For sale: $473,000

Fredericksburg or “Fritztown” attracts visitors with its boutiques and local wineries. This custom 2-bedroom in the heart of Texas Hill Country shows off scalloped eaves and railings reminiscent of a Bavarian home.

See more Fredericksburg real estate.

Beaver Creek, CO

65 Elk Track Ct, Beaver Creek, CO
For sale: $8.5 million

This Bavarian-style manor mixes German taste with a presidential past. Previously owned by former President Gerald Ford, the ski-in, ski-out home features a presidential seal in the entryway floor and wear and tear left by Ford’s favorite desk chair.

See more homes for sale in Edwards.

Incline Village, NV

1313 Moritz Ct, Incline Village, NV
For sale: $419,000

With hiking trails just outside the front door and views of the Diamond Peak Ski Resort, this Incline Village home is an ideal ski chalet. It also shows off Bavarian-style shutters and trim.

See more Incline Village homes for sale.

Franklin, NC

184 Pinecrest Ln, Franklin, NC
For sale: $84,900

This rustic mountain retreat is on the market fully furnished for less than $100,000. Located in Franklin’s Swiss Colony Estates, the home boasts long-range mountain views.

See more homes listed in Franklin.

Tafton, PA

116 Shore Rd, Tafton, PA
For sale: $359,000

With details like a gingerbread house, this A-frame is directly across from a dock and boat slip on Lake Wallenpaupack. The home features a new refrigerator, windows, carpet and roof.

See more Palmyra Township homes for sale.

Tacoma, WA

8624 E Side Dr NE, Tacoma, WA
For sale: $725,000

Built in 1990, this Bavarian-style custom home has five balconies to maximize mountain and Puget Sound views. Each bedroom is a suite with its own bathroom and a large closet.

See more homes in Pierce County.

Gaylord, MI

2214 Michaywe Dr, Gaylord, MI
For sale: $79,000

Cozy up this fall with a wood-burning fireplace or take a hike through lush woodlands at this Gaylord, MI property. Public amenities include cross-country ski trails, nature areas and a championship golf course.

See more properties for sale in Gaylord.

Londonderry, VT

480 Magic Cir, Londonderry, VT
For sale: $249,900

With snowflake shutters and a beautifully-crafted Swiss-style fireplace, this ski chalet has character. The home was designed to suit a mountain lifestyle close to ski, golf, hiking and lake destinations.

See more Londonderry homes.

Bolton Landing, NY

73 Longview Ln, Bolton Landing, NY
For sale: $845,621

If you’re looking for a huge Bavarian chalet to celebrate Oktoberfest with friends and family, look no further. This home has 6 bedrooms and 4 baths on 8 acres.

See more homes for sale in the area.

Roselle, IL

790 S Roselle Rd, Roselle, IL
For sale: $364,900

With German and Dutch architectural elements, such as a clinker-brick construction and cedar-shake roof, this 1928-built home is full of charm. The Roselle, IL home is located on a 1-acre wooded lot with a spacious patio for cookouts.

See more listings in Roselle.

Bartlett, NH

77 Linderhof Strasse, Bartlett, NH
For sale: $179,900

A curved door and wooden cut-outs add to the personality of this Bavarian-style home. The interior features a nice layout with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a fireplace.

See more Bartlett homes on the market.

Spokane, WA

9227 N Mountain View Ln, Spokane, WA
For sale: $440,000

With a recent $10,000 price cut, this custom-built Spokane home is available for $440,000. Neighbors reportedly call the street “The Lane,” and it’s not hard to see why. This 1912-built home is filled with Bavarian-inspired details, making it a historical and cultural gem.

See more Fairwood residences for sale.

Wellesley Island, NY

22238 Stone Gate Ln, Wellesley Island, NY
For sale: $575,000

A German-style, half-timbered design, this century-old property was built by self-made millionaire George Boldt to house his prominent guests at the height of the Golden Era. The house has since been renovated for a more contemporary lifestyle.

See more homes listed in Alexandria.

This article was originally published by Catherine Sherman on Zillow Blog. See it here.

Catherine Sherman, a real estate writer for Zillow Blog, covers real estate news, industry trends and home design.

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