The 1782 Stiles Brook Homestead In Connecticut

On Main Street North in Southbury, Connecticut, you will find this lovely 1700's Colonial home. Priced at $849,000 and "sellers motivated!" - so says the listing. If they were really motivated, the price would need to come down a wee bit, don't you think? But it is a 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home with 3,283... Continue Reading →

The Edward Quayle Residence: 1913 Arts & Crafts In San Diego

When you think of San Diego, California, you don't really think of historic homes. But on Granada Street, there is a row of vintage beauties. Among them is this superb Arts & Crafts specimen known at the Edward Quayle Residence. This historically significant home is currently for sale for $1,995,000. Have a look inside... Exquisitely... Continue Reading →

For Sale: The Oldest Single-Family Home In Manhattan

The oldest surviving single-family home in Manhattan has just hit the market for $8.9 million! This early Federal-style house was built in 1795, for Nicholas William Stuyvesant - the great-great-grandson of Peter Stuyvesant - one of the Dutchmen who founded the Big Apple. You may have heard that New York was once New Amsterdam. New... Continue Reading →

Fabulous And Affordable Penthouse In Historic Italian Town!

Oh mi gosh, House Crazy Sarah is about to pull up stakes and purchase this ultra-affordable beauty of a penthouse apartment in Abruzzo, Italy. It's priced at €150,000 folks - that's approximately $158,000 in US dollars! This penthouse apartment is comprised of the top two floors of a gorgeous historic building in the town of... Continue Reading →

House On The Hill: Historic Cottage In Petoskey, Michigan

Overlooking Lake Michigan in beautiful Petoskey, Michigan, you will find this adorable cottage currently for sale on Lookout Street. House Crazy Sarah actually ventured down to Petoskey this past weekend (it is only a 2-hour drive from her home across the border in Canada). The Petoskey area in northern Michigan has some fabulous old houses... Continue Reading →

1929 Spanish-Style Home In San Antonio, Texas

Have a look at this gorgeous 1929 Spanish-style home in San Antonio's historic Monticello Park district. This vintage beauty was designed by architects Atlee and Robert Ayers - a father/son duo responsible for some of San Antonia's most well-known landmarks such as the Mcnay Museum, The Municipal Auditorium/Tobin Center, and The Tower Life Building. This... Continue Reading →

The Cates-Cobb House In North Carolina

House Crazy Sarah has had a slow-brewing fondness for American craftsman bungalows over her many years of house-peeping. There's just something about them that is so grounded and quaint. The rich quality and level of craftsmanship.... can we just say it one more time: they don't make houses today like they used to! Such is... Continue Reading →

1717 Colonial Home In Massachusetts For Sale

The sky blue doors and trim on this old gal make her sing! Located in Halifax, Massachusetts this handsome colonial-era home is currently listed for sale for $550,000. This home has been added on to over the centuries but the original part of the structure dates back to 1717. A great bonus feature is the... Continue Reading →

Shorewood Castle In Big Stone Lake Minnesota

On Lakeshore Drive on Big Stone Lake in Minnesota, you will find Shorewood Castle. The "castle" is a stately 1908 Victorian that was a family home until the 1930s after which time the upstairs was converted into two apartments. In recent years the upstairs units have been used as Airbnb vacation rentals. Today, Shorewood Castle... Continue Reading →

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