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Romantic Homes for Sale in 2012

Romance, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder. What makes a home romantic to one might not appeal to someone else. With this in mind, TopTenRealEstateDeals.com scoured luxury listings to make a list of homes with romantic attributes that could appeal to varying tastes.

Three of these extraordinary properties were the homes of celebrities who have had legendary love affairs. Others have histories of love that sometimes traveled to other continents, and/or were made with materials sourced from the old country. Others simply look like they are the setting for an epic love story. You’ll see details such as stone walls, vines, and Spanish moss — all of which are regarded as romantic characteristics to many — on the grounds of estates from San Francisco Bay to the Mediterranean Sea.

Perhaps you are a generous husband or wife with $2.3 million to $50 million set aside to spend on your beloved this Valentine’s Day. If so, consider this a gift catalog, with 10 estates from which to choose. (You’re welcome!) If you have less than $2.3 million to spend, feel free to click through these choices anyway to indulge in the fantasy.

By Colleen KanePosted 6 February 2012

William Pitt Sotheby International Realty