From dwellings rich in history to sparkling new river-view town houses, Richmond has an eclectic blend of awe-inspiring homes suitable for just about anyone with a couple million dollars to spare.
Though not everyone can afford to live in one of the premium houses, a few gracious owners agreed to give Style Weekly a sneak peek inside.
While Monument Avenue offers perhaps the city's most well-known collection of mansions that are impressive on the outside, sometimes, it's the inside — the architecture, interior design and even the owners — that are most memorable.
Elsewhere, it's Central Virginia's deep-rooted history that makes some houses sources of intrigue and beauty. Such is the case for one mansion on Virginia Avenue that was built in the 1790s and housed a Northern general. It was stunning enough to preserve and move from Hanover County.
If that doesn't suit your fancy, something more singular might: perhaps a Mediterranean-style house that filmmakers deemed just the right fit for a minidocumentary about former first lady Jackie Kennedy?
Exploring a diverse set of some of the fanciest houses in the city, valued at prices from around $1 million to $3 million, at least one constant is this: It's the stories, character and people inside those houses that make them home.