Park It: A Retro Trailer Resort in Arkansas Is the Week’s Most Popular Home

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Calling all happy campers! A newly constructed farmhouse with a fanciful trailer resort in Prairie Grove, AR, is this week’s most popular listing on®.

Called Flamingo Springs, the 60-acre property is a “1950s Palm Springs–inspired trailer resort,” according to the listing. You can live in the new farmhouse, which sits on its 2 private acres, and operate the charmingly retro RV park.

Other digs that drew your clicks include a fanciful, butterfly-covered cottage in California, a cute castle in New Hampshire, and a Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired time capsule in Ohio.

For a full look at this week’s 10 most popular homes, keep scrolling.

10. 445 Belvedere Ave, Belvedere, CA

Price: $31,000,000
Why it’s here: 
This magnificent San Francisco Bay mansion has slashed its price nearly in half since it was listed last year.

The spectacular 8,131-square-foot mansion on Belvedere Island features a front-row view of the Golden Gate Bridge and the city skyline. Designed by architect Charles Gwathmey, the four-bedroom home offers incredible views from every room inside the four-level home.

Other luxury amenities include a wine cellar, media room, infinity pool, and detached guesthouse.

Belvedere, CA


9. W2375 Wilson Creek Truck Trail, Marquette, MI

Price: $64,900
Why it’s here: 
This bargain-price log cabin sits on a whopping 20 acres of privacy.

The cozy cabin nestled in the woods features a loft bedroom and a wood stove. Offering simple living at its best, the cabin is the perfect spot to enjoy nature while listening to the Wilson Creek that runs through the property.

A sauna, shed, outhouse, and woodshed are also included.

Marquette, MI


8. 1885D E Beau St, Washington, PA

Price: $1,600,000
Why it’s here: 
This stone home sits on 61 acres filled with wooded trails and streams.

Built in 1803, the four-bedroom Georgian Colonial has been modernized over the years. It features custom lighting, a chef’s kitchen, and updated bathrooms. Period details include 19th-century stonework, hearths, exposed cedar beams, and built-in bookshelves.

The spacious primary suite offers spectacular views of the pristine property.

Washington, PA


7. 309 9th St, Pacific Grove, CA

Price: $998,000
Why it’s here:
When his wife started losing her vision, the homeowner decided to decorate the exterior of their home with colorful designs of butterflies, which she could still see. The P.G. Butterfly House is now fully covered with the winged creatures, and it has become a popular tourist attraction.

The inspiration for the butterflies comes from the town itself. The annual migration of monarch butterflies happens each October through February in this coastal town nestled between Monterey and Carmel.

On the market for the first time, the home offers two bedrooms, two baths, hardwood floors, and a private yard.

A new owner could become the steward of this local landmark or create something new.

Pacific Grove, CA


6. 258 Kulps Rd, Barto, PA

Price: $200,000
Why it’s here:
 This stone farmhouse on 3.5 acres is up for auction after Thanksgiving. The three-bedroom, 2,500-square-foot dwelling dates to 1840, and has period elements like a stone fireplace and exposed wood beams.

Other features include a two-story barn, outbuildings, partly wooded land, and a pond. The property is being sold as is.

Barto, PA


5. 1147 Wenonah Ave, Oak Park, IL

Price: $1,100,000
Why it’s here:
On the market for the first time in 30 years, this five-bedroom bungalow on a corner lot is a period gem. Spread across 3,283 square feet of living space, details include hardwood floors, designer light fixtures, and custom woodwork.

The formal living room has rounded windows, built-ins, and a wood-burning fireplace with a marble mantel. The basement is set up with a large yoga suite with a bath and could be used as a guest bedroom.

The property comes with a detached studio, which could work as additional living space or a home office. 

Oak Park, IL


4. 26 Lashua Rd, Canaan, NH

Price: $225,000
Why it’s here:
Built in 2000, the castle was originally constructed for medieval reenactments, according to the listing. But this very affordable castle-style abode also can serve as a year-round regal residence.

The 8-acre property abuts conservation land and offers hillside views and meadows. It also fronts the Mascoma River.

The 1,325-square-foot, two-bedroom home features an open kitchen and living area with cathedral ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. There are five outbuildings for shop space, horses, or storage.

The area features mountain biking, hiking, and ski areas nearby.

Canaan, NH


3. 22175 Detroit Rd, Rocky River, OH

Price: $599,900
Why it’s here:
Midcentury modern fans will delight in this time capsule. The Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired space features walls of windows, built-ins, and exposed brick that all hark back to an earlier era. The three-bedroom, two-bath home measures 1,803 square feet. It sits on almost an acre and incudes a second, buildable parcel.

The property is pending sale after 10 days on the market.

Rocky River, OH


2. 1436 John Ringling Pkwy, Sarasota, FL

Price: $14,000,000
Why it’s here:
This splashy estate overlooking Sarasota Bay drew a frenzy of clicks. The homeowner is marketing executive Pam Sowder, who boasts 203,000 followers on Instagram, has written a book (“Rich Girl, Poor Girl”), and hosts the “Pam Sowder Podcast.” She and her husband picked up the property in 2014 for $5,725,000, so they’ll more than double their money with a full-price sale.

The 8,000-square-foot mansion offers six bedrooms, nine baths, a library, office, wine cellar, media room, guest apartment, gym, and elevator.

The outdoor oasis includes a kitchen, an infinity pool and spa, and a boat dock with a boatlift. This estate is close to St. Armands Circle, where you can find fine dining, world-class shopping, and beautiful beaches.

Sarasota, FL


1. 5475 Greasy Valley Rd, Prairie Grove, AR

Price: $1,890,000
Why it’s here:
A Palm Springs–inspired trailer resort known as Flamingo Springs drew thousands of views this week.

The resort features seven vintage travel trailers from the 1950s to the ’70s. The fun and funky trailers have been renovated and sport TV themes from shows such as “Friends” and “Schitt’s Creek.” They come with “heavy doses of art, nostalgia, and creative magic,” the listing notes.

The trailers, which are available for rent, are permanently parked in a semicircle surrounding a pool, astroturf, and a fire pit. There’s also Quonset hut clubhouse with a kitchenette.

Construction is nearly complete on a modern farmhouse, which sits on its own 2-acre lot on the 60-acre property. Aspiring resort owners could live in this sweet, brand-new home while running the charmingly retro trailer campground.

Prairie Grove, AR

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