The Salem Witch House

There has always been something ominous and intriguing about this fabled blue-black clapboard-sided house. Its association with witches and the dark superstitions of the early colonial settlers also lends to its haunting qualities. Here we are, well over three hundred years later, still admiring this beguiling home. But it hasn't always looked this way. The... Continue Reading →

Turn-Key Bed & Breakfast For Sale in Crescent City, Florida

This remarkable historic home is a successful bed & breakfast and it is being sold with all the antique furniture included! Situated just a stone's throw from the water in Crescent City, Florida, is the Sprague House Inn. 125 Central Avenue¬†is priced at $648,500. Have a look inside this exquisite home that dates back to... Continue Reading →

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 →

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