The Artist’s Cottage In South Africa’s Western Cape

Have a look at The Artist's Cottage in Prince Albert, South Africa. This little vintage gem is a vacation rental situated within easy reach of restaurants, a theatre and the town center. The charming white stucco exterior with bright blue accents gives way to a quirky, but cozy interior. The small living room is livened... Continue Reading →

For Sale: 1875 Schoolhouse in Maine Converted To Home

In the winter woods of Maine, outside the city of Portland, you will find this adorable red schoolhouse building. Dating back to 1875, this former country school has been converted to a cozy home, and best of all - it's for sale! The old schoolhouse was actually moved in the early 1900’s to its current... Continue Reading →

The Rose House on Linden Hill

Let's just state the obvious... this house needs some serious TLC. But, what a diamond in the rough! (To use a frequent realtor euphemism.) The photos of this derelict, long-neglected mansion in Cleveland, Tennessee, are almost breathtaking in their austerity. Before we look at the inside, have a look at a historic photo of the... Continue Reading →

Peter Joseph Ingenhuett Homestead In Comfort, Texas

Have a look at the Peter Joseph Ingenhuett Homestead in the small town of Comfort, Texas. The property is listed for sale for a steep $2,400,000 but it consists of three separate dwellings: a circa 1888 4-Bedroom Main Residence, a circa 1868 initial residence Pioneer Home and circa 1830’s Kentucky 2-Story Log Home. The trio... Continue Reading →

Historic Austrian Alps Inn For Sale

Fairy tales are made in places like this... In the countryside of Tyrol, Innsbruck in Austria is this enchanting Inn. It has stood in this spot since the year 1455! It is called the Weisse Rössl in Gries am Brenner. And yes, it is for sale for the price of 2,520,000 EUR (approx. $2,847,095 USD).... Continue Reading →

Windy Top Cottage In Connecticut

Look at this sweet old stone cottage! Located in Granby, Connecticut, this dwelling was built in 1932 by a wealthy Hartford businessman for use as a servants' quarters. The domestic staff stayed here while the wealthy family took up residence in a larger home nearby. This rural, hilly area of Granby was a favorite of... Continue Reading →

Queen-Anne Victorian On San Francisco’s Famed Postcard Row

Look at this beautiful painted lady! She is located on Steiner Street in one of San Francisco's most iconic settings: 'Postcard Row'' on Alamo Square Park. Also known as a 'Queen-Anne Tower House' (due to the 3-level turret), this regal home is currently for sale for a cool $5,125,000. From the steps up to the... Continue Reading →

Reflections On A Year

It's been one helluva year for House Crazy Sarah!  At this time last year, she was living in Colorado, dreaming about one day returning to her homeland of Canada, not knowing if it would ever happen. Many long months followed of planning, applying, prepping, and logistical jigsaw puzzles complicated by the ever-present threat of COVID.... Continue Reading →

Enchanting Bookstore In A 700 Year Old Church In The Netherlands

Historic cathedral converted into a bookshop? YES PLEASE! House Crazy Sarah has a thing for historic churches, and she has a thing for unique book shops, so when she saw this place, which is an incredible combination of the two, she swooned with delight. The Boekhandel Dominicanen, is located in Maastricht, Netherlands. Housed in a... Continue Reading →

Christmas At House Crazy Sarah’s House

Come friends, have a look at House Crazy Sarah's house all prettied up for Christmas... This year is extra special because it is House Crazy Sarah's first Christmas in her new Canada house, which she has named Maple Cottage. Her daughter started bugging her the day after Halloween to put up Christmas decorations, but House... Continue Reading →

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