For Octoberfest, Homes With a Bit of Bavaria

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By Catherine Sherman

From enjoying a seasonal brew to dusting off your dirndl, there are countless ways to partake in German-themed festivities this time of year. To spice up your Oktoberfest tradition at home, we've gathered a few gingerbread-style chalets and yodel-inducing cottages for sale around the U.S.

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For Octoberfest, Homes With a Bit of Bavaria

24098 Deerpath Rd., Saratoga, Calif.
For sale: $1.498 million

With mountain views from every room, this Swiss chalet-style home is an ideal retreat on 1.74 wooded acres. It’s also only 10 minutes from downtown Saratoga, wherehomes are hitting the market for a median list price of $2.095 million.

2504 Euclid Place, Minneapolis
For sale: $1.295 million

Parapeted gables and other architectural details reminiscent of a traditional German marketplace add character to this five-bedroom home. In the market for Tudor? Check out more Minneapolis homes for sale.

1528 Alpensee Strasse, Leavenworth, Wash.
For sale: $599,000

If you haven’t visited Germany, the next best thing may be Leavenworth, Wash. Located in the Cascades, the entire town is Bavarian-themed from the architecture down to the street signs. For just under $600,000, this four-bedroom, 3.5-bath “haus” has Wenatchee River views from two decks and a detached Alpine-style apartment. For a less expensive option, check out other homes for sale in Leavenworth.

400 Highway 341, Mound House, Nev.
For sale: $159,500

Looking for an off-the-grid escape? This Nevada home sits high on a hill overlooking Silver City and beyond. It’s also eco-friendly with solar panels and a well on the property. If you’re not familiar with the Mound House real estate market, it’s just outside Dayton, where the median home value is $141,100.

1589 Stanley Court, Saint Helen, Mich.
For sale: $62,900

This gingerbread-style house could use a few interior updates, but its Bavarian curb appeal is a definite selling point with hand-carved shutters and diamond-shaped panes. The median list price for homes hitting the Saint Helen real estate market is $59,500, so this home is within the expected range for the area.


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