If you've always had a dream of owning an historic home, this could be your big chance. There are a lot of historic homes for sale, including these eight, which are all located within a two-hour drive of the Mohawk Valley. With the help of oldhouses.com, here they are:


1890 Colonial

This home could be yours for $310,000, it's located in Wellsville, which is in the Finger Lakes, and is described as "Tara, from Gone With the Wind." Frankly, my dear, you SHOULD give a damn.

Credit: Lisa Darling


1890 Victorian

Located in the city of Oneonta, the price on this one is $699,000.

Credit: Jonathan Collett


1857 Federal

The asking price for this one, $450,000, includes the 66 acres it sits on in the Capital District.

Credit: Anne Daley


1881 Victorian

This home in Canajoharie is a steal at $149,900.

Credit: Laurie Weingart


1766 Dutch Colonial

The asking price for this property, located about 30 miles south of Albany, is $595,000.

Credit: Kim Voltz


1898 Railroad Depot

This was a functioning, three-building station for the Ulster & Delaware Railroad. It's in East Meredith, near Albany, and the asking price is $389,000

Credit: Charlotte Collett


1840 Greek Revival

This home, listed for $217,000, is located in Schaghticoke, near the Capital District area.


1840 Farmhouse

Currently operating as a bed and breakfast, the asking price for this house in Springfield Center, near Cooperstown, is $545,000.

Good luck with your new historic home, whether you'll be residing there or maybe turning it into a bed and breakfast or a museum or shop.