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The Most Gorgeous Estates on the Market This Week

03/30/2015 12:40 pm ET | Updated May 30, 2015

Great homes for sale around the world from Bing Crosby's Rancho Mirage estate to a waterfront stunner just outside of Boston.

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(photo: courtesy of Hom/Soetheby's International Realty)

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIFORNIA
Stats: 6 Bedrooms / 6 Baths / 6,700 Sq. Ft. / $5 Million
Built in 1957, Bing Crosby's former ranch-style home in the picturesque Coachella Valley features an indoor-outdoor floor plan with sweeping mountain vistas. The property offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

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(photo: courtesy of Hom/Soetheby's International Realty)

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(photo: courtesy of Christie's International Real Estate/Allie Beth Allman & Assoc.)

GRANDVIEW, TEXAS
Stats: 5 Bedrooms / 7 Baths / 3 Half Baths / 9,230 Sq. Ft. / $8 Million
At the center of this 230-acre working ranch is a Georgian-style manse, custom built in 2001. Tucked behind stone-and-iron gates, the compound provides a lush, private enclave some 30 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and 45 minutes from Dallas.

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(photo: courtesy of Christie's International Real Estate/Allie Beth Allman & Assoc.)

The spectacular brick wine cellar doubles as a storm shelter.

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(photo: courtesy of Landvest/Christie's International Real Estate)

BEVERLY, MASSACHUSETTS
Stats: 7 Bedrooms / 6 Bathrooms / 7,360 Sq. Ft. / $6.5 Million
Situated on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, this Queen Anne Victorian house in Beverly, Massachusetts, features lovely verandas and bay windows. Built in 1845 and renovated in 2007, the elegant estate is just south of Manchester-by-the-Sea and 40 minutes from Boston.

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(photo: courtesy of Landvest/Christie's International Real Estate)

The verdant four-acre grounds include a stone-bordered pool that looks out over the water.

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(photo courtesy of Koenig Robloff Realty Group)

LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS
Stats: 4 Bedrooms / 6 Baths / 5,960 Sq. Ft. / $3 Million
Built in 1968 by architect Ike Colburn, this all-brick home in Lake Forest, Illinois, has a midcentury-modern design. Though expanded in the early 2000s, the house retains its original style and charm.

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(photo courtesy of Koenig Robloff Realty Group)

Just outside the living room is a three-sided courtyard that showcases a copper water sculpture built in 1965 by noted North Shore artist Thomas M. Hibben.

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