Rustic Mountain Retreat For Sale In Crodo Italy

House Crazy Sarah is enamored with cozy tucked-away mountain huts in the Italian Alps. This historic stone sweetheart is for sale for the very affordable price of $136,000 - US dollars! It is located in a place called Alpe Deccia near Crodo, Italy. The setting is a high mountain pasture accessible by car in the... Continue Reading →

The Art Of Doing Nothing

The Japanese call non-doing "Boketto". Italians call it "La dolce far niente", - the sweetness of doing nothing. If there is any skill we should be honing during these long months of quarantine in this crazy, sputtering world, it is the art of doing nothing. Make no mistake friends, non-doing is a skill AND an... Continue Reading →

Andalusia Farm: Georgia Home Of Author Flannery O’Connor

Andalusia is the lyrical name of American author Flannery O'Connor's former Georgia estate. The rural farm is located in Baldwin County, Georgia, outside of the town of Milledgeville. The white plantation house is where O'Connor wrote some of her last and best-known fiction Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925 – August 3, 1964) was an American novelist and... Continue Reading →

A 1921 Sears Kit House

It's always such a thrill to come across an original Sears kit home! This beauty, located in Malvern, Pennsylvania, is The Puritan model from 1921. The owner, Nancy, has the framed original Sears catalog listing for the house, and she has graciously shared these photos of her home with us. Nancy and her family have... Continue Reading →

Amazing Time Capsule Mid-Century Rancher

Here's another mid-century stunner! This 1958 "Modernist Ranch" is located in Rancho Mirage, California. The exterior is fabulous, but you have to see the interior to truly appreciate this time-capsule. It's an absolute time warp! From the Terrazzo flooring to the impeccable mid-century furnishings, this place is like stepping back into the 1950's. This classic... Continue Reading →

The Lightkeeper’s Cottage

This is a one-of-a-kind dream home for us history and landscape lovers! 99 Lighthouse Road on Isle Au Haut in Maine is up for sale. Built in 1907, this 2,500 square feet 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage sits on 2 acres of gorgeous waterfront property with it very own lighthouse. The lighthouse is the very... Continue Reading →

Sage Canyon Cliff House Near Mesa Verde Colorado

Let's kick off the New Year with something utterly unique and gorgeous! This house is literally built into the redstone desert rock near Mesa Verde, Colorado. It's a vacation rental so you can bask yourself in the glory of the desert southwest for a few nights. And, sleep under a rock - literally. This humble... Continue Reading →

For Sale: Victorian Shop & Flat in London

Oh this one is lovely! This beautiful Grade II-listed shop with a flat above is for sale in the Spitalfields Market area of London, England. The bright yellow storefront building on Brushfield Street is located in what used to be Henry VIII’s artillery ground, where soldiers once practiced archery and musketry during the 16th century.... Continue Reading →

Former Canadian Hockey Player Now A Respected Folk Artist

Here's a story that is near and dear to House Crazy Sarah's Canadian heart. There is a former Vancouver Canucks goalie who paints whimsical scenes of Canadian kids playing hockey in quaint neighborhoods and country villages. Richard Brodeur is a 68-year-old retired NHL player who now spends his time lovingly depicting his childhood memories on... Continue Reading →

The Magical Montague Bookmill In Massachusetts

This unique place is endearing. And apparently off the beaten path, because their motto is: "Books you don't need in a place you can't find!"  Located near Montague Massachusetts, the Bookmill is housed in an 1834 grist mill that has been reclaimed and repurposed as an independent bookstore. This is a place where House Crazy... Continue Reading →

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