’s Top 5 Picks of the Week: Ron Howard’s All-American Family Home and Randy Travis’ Laid-Back Adobe Estate

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Randy Travis' Laid-Back Adobe Estate

Grammy award-winning country singer Randy Travis' 19,339-square-foot estate in New Mexico is comprised of several adobe structures.

Randy Travis' Ranch Estate

Its 8,750-square-foot main house features five bedrooms and eight baths, along with ten fireplaces, a fitness room, a chef's kitchen, hardwood flooring, a home theater, a library, an office, and a heated three-car garage. In close proximity to Santa Fe, the 220-acre property overlooks breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains, and boasts a barn, a guesthouse, a heated pool, an outdoor kitchen, and equestrian facilities. Among the structures' notable details are hand-carved doors, corbels, inlaid detailing, stitched leather ceilings, and vigas.

Ron Howard's All-American Family Home

American film director Ron Howard's 33-acre Converse Lake estate is just an hour away from New York City.

Ron Howard HomePhoto by Daniel Milstein

Outfitted to accommodate the family's penchant for water sports, basketball, tennis, and horseback riding, as well as Howard's love for stargazing and his wife's green thumb, the Howards' property—located in the gated community of Conyers Farm, on the border of Greenwich, Connecticut and Armonk, New York—is now up for sale for $27.5 million. Its 17,200-square-foot traditional main house is comprised of six bedrooms, nine baths, formal rooms, an eat-in chef's kitchen, a library, a game room, a screening room, and a number of other living spaces, along with multiple porches and decks overlooking Converse Lake. Other noteworthy features include a two-bedroom guesthouse, a sports barn with a full-sized tennis court, paddocks and riding rings, hiking trails, and a greenhouse.

Roger Ferris-Designed Hamptons Beach Home

Currently listed at $13 million, this stunning, ultra-modern 6,000-square-foot home on Noyac-Peconic Bay in Sag Harbor has seven bedrooms and eight baths.

Roger Ferris's Hamptons

The waterfront wonder also touts two fireplaces, a cook's kitchen, a home theater, a wine-cellar grotto, a bonus room, a guest suite, a home office, and a three-car radiant heated parking space. Apart from the main house, the property also has a heated pool and cabana, outdoor shower, a guesthouse, and deeded beach access.

Detroit 1920s Celebrity Homes Auction

Through June 8th, the Michigan city—which is presently undergoing a palpable renaissance—is auctioning off 13 classic houses with a reserve of only $1,000.

Detroit Home Auction

Though they are all in need of a varying degrees of rehabilitation, the circa 1920s properties are brimming with character and exhibit phenomenal woodwork, stained glass, spacious rooms, high ceilings, and fireplaces. Situated in the well-maintained Boston Edison neighborhood—a coveted area to live in back in the day, once occupied by a number of notable figures, including Ty Cobb, Joe Louis, Walter O. Briggs, and Henry Ford.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Last Ohio Home

Commissioned by Louis Penfield and his wife in the mid-1950s, this Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright was the legendary architect's last Ohio creation.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Last Ohio Home Design

Completed in 1955, the 1,800-square-foot home has three bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, and the signature fireplace present in all of Wright's Usonians. Two other non-Wright homes also sit on the property: an 1867 cottage and a 1940 farmhouse. Located just outside of Cleveland, the 18.5-acre trio are now being sold for $1.7 million.

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