These 8 Replicas of Historic Homes Might Make You Do a Double Take

If you've ever toured the White House, or Mount Vernon, or Versailles, you've probably imagined what it's like to own such an august property -- bedding down where the Founding Fathers once slept, or maybe doing cartwheels down Louis XIV's famous Hall of Mirrors.

Sadly, because of some piddling considerations like national security and cultural heritage, these fantasies are pretty much never going to happen.

But just because you can't own the real thing doesn't mean you're out of luck. These eight spot-on replicas mimic our favorite historic homes -- without sacrificing modern amenities.

Even better? You can buy them. No pretending…

515 Bayridge Rd, Morgans Point, TX

Price: $5,990,000

Standing in for: The White House

We say: Like DC's White House (and another Texas mimic), this nine-bedroom Colonial was built for another head of state -- the state of Texas, that is. Designed for two-term Gov. Ross Sterling in 1927, this opulent mansion has high ceilings and deep-red walls that scream luxury. And unlike President Obama's digs, the portico terrace here overlooks beautiful Galveston Bay -- not guarded fences.

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57 Whitewood Rd, Milford, MA

Price: $537,900

Standing in for: Longfellow's Wayside Inn

We say: This Georgian Colonial might be a copy of the country's oldest-running inn, but it still offers plenty of comfort to long-term residents. The four bedrooms are all quaintly decorated, as if plucked directly from a 18th-century schoolbook. There's nothing old-world about most of the house: The fitness studio stores punching bags and free weights, and the marbled master bathroom is modern and spa-like.

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3850 The Battery, Duluth, GA

Price: $750,000

Standing in for: " Rattle and Snap" Plantation

We say: It stands on a whole lot less than 5,648 acres -- more like a quarter of an acre -- but this four-bedroom replica of the renowned Tennessee plantation is just as regal. Towering ceilings with nearly floor-to-ceiling windows dominate the great room, and the master vanity stars an outrageous circle of mirrors suitable for movie stars and wannabes.

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3722 Rock Ivy Trail NE, Roswell, GA

Price: $1.65 million

Standing in for: President James Monroe's Virginia antebellum estate

We say: When landscape designers talk about curb appeal, they're talking places like this seven-bedroom Colonial. This movie-like Southern estate rests on 2 tree-lined acres, with a white pavilion overlooking the curvy pool and brick patio. The interiors might need some sprucing up -- what's going on with the plaid carpeting upstairs? -- but you can't get better bones.

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520 Tullamore Way, Milton, GA

Price: $1,399,000

Standing in for: Miles Brewton House

We say: Located on 3.27 acres of horse country, this five-bedroom home offers plenty of grandeur for equestrians, including a debutante-worthy staircase curving around the foyer and intricate molding and trim wrapping around the ceilings. In the back, a vine-covered trellis provides shade on sunny days, while the rest of the brick patio offers more than enough space for large events.

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7673 Charnick Rd, Marshall, VA

Price: $2.5 million

Standing in for: Mount Vernon

We say: Live the George Washington lifestyle on 52 acres of hunting country in a look-alike manor. While the gray siding doesn't match the original, interiors of this five-bedroom home are understated, with brown carpeting in the great room and white, country-style cabinetry in the kitchen. And we're sure our first president would appreciate the 1,500-bottle wine cellar. We sure do.

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16 Quail Creek Dr, Greer, SC

Price: $1.22 million

Standing in for: Carter's Grove Plantation

We say: There's nothing more grand than this entryway, with flanking wooden staircases and an enormous chandelier. Depending on your style, the wallpaper and bold paint choices may need changing, but there's a lot to love in this seven-bedroom estate -- like the sweeping backyard with tennis courts, a croquet lawn, and a pool.

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3800-3810 Washington St, San Francisco, CA

Price: $17,990,000

Standing in for: Petit Trianon in Versailles

We say: Only the wealthiest of tech barons could afford this San Francisco re-creation of Versailles. Taking up one-third of an acre of valuable land, this ode to marble and glamour is filled with huge rooms, over-the-top accents, and more than a few stained-glass windows. Feeling like Mark Zuckerberg? Here's your chance.