House hunting: 8 homes with magnificent mountain vistas

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Edgewood, Wash. This four-bedroom home is set on 4.6 acres with panoramic views of Mount Rainier. Interior details include a custom marble fireplace, a gourmet kitchen with cherry cabinets, a breakfast nook with French doors, and a separate guest area with kitchen.


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The fully fenced property also features fruit trees, a pool, and a patio. $1,245,000. Grace Hudtloff, John L. Scott Real Estate, (253) 581-1100.


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Newbury, N.H. Located on 358 acres, this four-bedroom, shingle-style home offers stunning views of the Sunapee Mountain range. Interior details include French doors, built-in cherry cabinets, and a great room with cathedral ceilings.


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Property comes with a post-and-beam barn, a two-bedroom guesthouse, and a 1950s cottage on Lake Sunapee. $3,270,000. Kristin Hayes Claire, (603) 227-2411.


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Lyndon, Vt. This four-bedroom colonial-style house sits on 53 acres in the Northeast Kingdom with views of Burke Mountain. Interior details include multiple fireplaces, an open kitchen with exposed beams, and an enclosed summer-dining porch. The home also features a slate patio and a covered walkway to a three-car garage. $1,195,000. Cheryl Kerr, Lang McLaughry Real Estate, (855) 507-6678.


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Hailey, Idaho. Pioneer Moon Ranch is a 500-acre property at the base of the Pioneer Mountains. Formerly owned by actor Steve McQueen, the compound includes a two-bedroom log home and a one-bedroom entertainment annex with a living room, bar area, library, and dining room.


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The Big Wood River flows through the ranch, which borders the Sawtooth National Forest. $7,400,000. Trent Jones, Hall and Hall, (208) 622-4133.


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The Plains, Va. Windamere is a five-bedroom colonial-style house that features views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Details include a wood-paneled den, crown molding, marble floors, and a master bedroom with walk-in closets.


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The 26-acre property includes two ponds, a seven-stall barn, and fenced pastureland. $3,100,000. Peter Pejacsevich, Middleburg Real Estate, (855) 375-6182.


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Gardnerville, Nev. Built in 1988, Canyon Creek Ranch is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada. The 40-acre property features a three-bedroom main lodge, a four-bedroom guesthouse, and a 12,000-square-foot pole barn.


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Additional features include two outdoor arenas, 34 horse stalls, fenced pastures, and a hay barn. $2,700,000. Christine Woodcock, Chase International, (775) 742-1224.


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Lake Placid, N.Y. Built in 1981, this "Steal of the Week" is a six-bedroom chalet that has views of the lake and the Adirondack Mountains. Details include an open floor plan, a fireplace and woodstove, French doors, and large decks.


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The 0.4-acre property features a hot tub and a large front yard and is within walking distance of town. $425,000. Corey Iaria, Select Sotheby's International Realty, (518) 524-6608.

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Lynchburg, Va. This five-bedroom home is set on 9.5 acres with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Interior details include Arkansas stone throughout, Oklahoma stone lintels, marble and French limestone accents, and cherry cabinets.

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The gated home is Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired and is set near the James River. $1,650,000. ?Daniele Mason, Blickenstaff & Company Realtors, (434) 444-3388?.

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