The Eudora Welty House In Jackson, Mississippi

For a remarkable 76 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Eudora Welty lived here. Built in 1925, Welty's Tudor Revival house has been a National Historic Landmark since 2004 Eudora Alice Welty (April 13, 1909 – July 23, 2001) was an American short story writer, novelist, and photographer, who is most famous for writing about the American... 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 →

A Book Lover’s Victorian Home In England

Okay all you Jane Austen fans... House Crazy Sarah has a house for you! She found this one on a filming location website that lists real homes available to rent for photography or film shoots. This grand bibliophile's paradise is located in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The listing doesn't give a whole lot of information... Continue Reading →

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 →

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