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 →

The Fuggerei In Bavaria: The World’s Oldest Social Housing Complex

House Crazy Sarah is a firm believer that in order for humans to live fulfilling, thriving lives, they must have a home that is safe, beautiful, AND affordable. The Fuggerei in the city of Augsburg, Bavaria (about an hour from Munich), is a historic place that checks all these crucial boxes. The Fuggerei is a beautiful walled... Continue Reading →

Live/Work Dream Space: An 1886 Jewel On Main Street Maine

Have a look at this enchanting old commercial building that is currently up for sale on the Main Street of Vinalhaven, a beautiful island in Maine's Penobscot Bay. Originally built in 1886 as a Knights of Pythias Hall, this 3-story Victorian has had many uses over the decades. Situated on a prominent spot on Main... Continue Reading →

For Sale: The Historic Argo Hotel in Crofton Nebraska

There are some places where you really can travel back in time. The Argo Hotel in Crofton, Nebraska is one of them. Currently being used as a residence, the old hotel has been preserved as a time capsule of days gone by in rural Nebraska. Lucky for us, it is also for sale! It seems... Continue Reading →

Lloyd’s Signal Station In Cornwall, United Kingdom

Located on the high cliffs of Cornwall's Lizard Peninsula, is this one-of-a-kind maritime gem. Long known as Lloyd's Signal Station, you can now rent this historic and iconic building that once provided safe navigation to passing ships. The vacation rental sleeps six guests and even accepts dogs! A signal station is similar to a lighthouse; it... Continue Reading →

Little Bohemia Lodge In Wisconsin: John Dillinger Slept Here

A few years back, House Crazy Sarah visited this fascinating old lodge in the north woods of Wisconsin. Little Bohemia Lodge was the site of the infamous Dillinger Gang shootout with the FBI in 1934 and was also the filming location of the 2008 Johnny Depp movie Public Enemies that depicted the botched raid which... Continue Reading →

The Most Charming Cafe in Paris: Au Vieux Paris d’Arcole

House Crazy Sarah loves all things French and Parisian. That's where one half of her ancestry hails from, after all. Naturally, she was completely charmed when she first saw this dainty little place. Known for its beautiful purple Wisteria draping the exterior, Au Vieux Paris d’Arcole dates back 500 years! Constructed in the year 1512,... 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 →

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