Temple Prospect Farm In New York

Not many of us have million-dollar budgets for home-buying. But it sure is nice to dream! This incredible 1820 Greek Revival Farmhouse property is for sale in Skaneateles, New York for $1,950,000. It is called Temple Prospect Farm - quite an intriguing name. This 5 bedrooms, 4 bathroom home is situated on 2.6 acres on... Continue Reading →

Groovy Architect-Designed 1970’s Home In Boulder, Colorado

Boulder, Colorado is a great area to go house peeping. There are tons of highly unique mountain homes. Like this one! Recently listed for $1,700,000, this one-of-a-kind dwelling was designed and built by architect Bill Bowen as his personal residence in 1970. Remarkably, the home has had only two owners so it is still in... Continue Reading →

Folk Artist Maud Lewis’s House in Nova Scotia

The story of Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (1903 - 1970) is a poignant one. She lived most of her life in abject poverty in a tiny cottage in Marshalltown, Nova Scotia. She made do with what little she had and nourished her painting talent by turning her house into a canvas, covering nearly every... Continue Reading →

A Town You Can Buy: Water Valley, Tennessee

Here it is. Here is your next very good (or very bad) investment. This historic southern town in Tennessee is calling your name. It needs a new owner! And you may be the one. Do you love history? Rural architecture? Small town life that has been frozen in time? This one checks all the boxes.... Continue Reading →

1850 Octagon House For Sale In Wisconsin

Looking for something affordable, historic, AND unusual? How about the Woodruff-Steinbring House in the small town of Ripon, Wisconsin?  This rare octagonal house was built in 1850. It is a good size at 2,712 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Have a look inside... The odd shape of this place is not the... Continue Reading →

The Conjuring House Is Up For Sale – Again!

It's October and that means it is spooky old house season! House Crazy Sarah was surprised to see that the real-life The Conjuring movie house in Harrisville, Rhode Island, is on the market again - less than two years after it last sold. She featured it on this blog in early 2020 and expected the... Continue Reading →

A Restored Village Home In Abruzza, Italy

Have you ever wanted to live in a restored old house in a quaint village in Italy? Of course you have! Look no further than this gorgeous historic village home currently listed for sale for the equivalent of $111,000.00 US dollars. That is a very affordable price in Italy!  Anywhere, really. It is located in... Continue Reading →

Enchanted Paintings Of Old Houses By Julie Horner

Few things set House Crazy Sarah's heart a flutter as much as paintings of old houses. When she came across British artist Julie Horner's whimsical watercolours of cottage homes set in magical landscapes, she knew she had to feature them. House Crazy Sarah asked permission to display these images and also asked the artist a... Continue Reading →

Historic Methodist Church Converted To Divine Home

Last listed for sale in May of 2021 for a very affordable $195,000, this unique property is no longer showing as active so it's hard to tell if it sold or not. But that doesn't mean we can't take a peek inside via the listing photos! This beautifully renovated church dates back to 1889. It... Continue Reading →

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