1907 Carnegie Library Converted To An Elegant B&B

Look at this enchanting place: an original Carnegie library converted to a Bed & Breakfast! Located in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, "Carnegie Hall" has 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. Have a look inside... It is priced at $500,000 but it comes fully furnished and is turn-key as a B&B. The interior has 5, 000+ square feet. The... Continue Reading →

Bramasole: Inside The Real Life House From Under The Tuscan Sun

Are you one of the many who fell in love with Frances Mayes' Italian Villa in the 2003 movie Under The Tuscan Sun? Or, perhaps you are like House Crazy Sarah and read the book first and was captivated with Mayes' vivid descriptions of the 200-year old farmhouse she and her husband Ed bought and... Continue Reading →

Inside Truman Capote’s Former Brooklyn Home

This is the Brooklyn, New York home where author Truman Capote lived when he wrote his critically acclaimed books Breakfast At Tiffany's and In Cold Blood. The eccentric author (pictured above) only rented the basement flat in this 3-story home, but the entire house has become known as the Truman Capote house. "I live in Brooklyn. By... Continue Reading →

The Literary Apartments In Kansas City, Missouri

The Literary Apartments in Kansas City, Missouri are a little known gem. They are named after famous literary figures. Also known as the Poet Apartments, the Literary Apartments were built between 1927-1929. The beautiful buildings are located in the Country Club Plaza district of Kansas City, Missouri. These photos of the apartment buildings were taken... Continue Reading →

Henry David Thoreau’s Cabin at Walden Pond

You may have heard of Walden Pond..... Henry David Thoreau, American transcendentalist writer, came here to get away from it all so he could focus on his writing. Henry David Thoreau He relocated to Concord, Massachusetts' Walden Pond in 1845 "to live deliberately." "I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor.... My house was... 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 →

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 →

The Mark Twain House In Connecticut

A fellow by the name of Samuel Clemens and his wife Olivia had this exquisite Stick Victorian / Eastlake style home built in the beautiful town of Hartford, Connecticut. Known more widely by his author name, Mark Twain (you may have heard of him), Clemens had the home built for his family in 1873. The... Continue Reading →

The Writer’s Museum In Edinburgh, Scotland

Behold this historic tribute to three famous Scottish writers in the haunting fog of Edinburgh... This is The Writers’ Museum. The Museum is housed in what is now known as Lady Stair's House at the Lawnmarket, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. The small museum presents - free of charge - a look into the lives of... Continue Reading →

The Margaret Laurence House In Neepawa Manitoba

House Crazy Sarah's all-time favorite author is Canadian original Margaret Laurence. Margaret Laurence   1926 - 1987 House Crazy Sarah has long been enthralled with Margaret's series of poignant novels about the small town of Manawaka in rural Manitoba. The Stone Angel was Margaret's critically acclaimed novel about an aging woman set in  the fictional Manawaka.... Continue Reading →

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