The most-viewed properties in October on The New York Times’s Find a Home site included a sprawling, ultra high-end house on the Japanese coast, as well as homes in California, Massachusetts, Illinois and Brooklyn, N.Y.
1. Waterfront Estate in Japan
$20,295,600 (¥2.3 billion) | 1185 Manazuru, Manazuru-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
A lavish, 8.5-acre property was the most popular listing in October. About a 90-minute drive from Tokyo, it is ideal for entertaining, with ocean views from every room, a pool, saunas, a fitness room, a tennis court, a massage room and ample space for guests.
$860,000 | 15190 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville, Calif.
Coming in second was a new three-bedroom home, about an hour and a half north of San Francisco. The woodsy exterior vibe continues inside, with rough-hewed beams and eucalyptus flooring. Nearby: preserved redwood forests.
3. Tidy Brooklyn Carriage House
$1,649,000 | 139 Bond Street, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Third was a compact carriage house with one bedroom and an open, lofted space that could serve as a second sleeping area. Lots of light and a roof deck round out this property in one of Brooklyn’s most desirable neighborhoods.
$499,900| 4 Marshall Avenue, Hopkinton, Mass.
In fourth place (down from second place last month) was a pretty, three-bedroom Cape Cod-style home, about 45 minutes west of Boston, built in the 1990s. Outside is a new roof and a deck overlooking the yard; inside, fresh hardwood flooring was installed in much of the home.
5. Illinois Homestead
$166,900 | 407 Orchard Street, Chebanse, Ill.
In fifth place was a four-bedroom house built in 1900 that was the most-viewed property in September. The home, about an hour south of Chicago, has the exterior of a vintage farmhouse, but with an updated interior.