The Rose House on Linden Hill

Let's just state the obvious... this house needs some serious TLC. But, what a diamond in the rough! (To use a frequent realtor euphemism.) The photos of this derelict, long-neglected mansion in Cleveland, Tennessee, are almost breathtaking in their austerity. Before we look at the inside, have a look at a historic photo of the... Continue Reading →

Peter Joseph Ingenhuett Homestead In Comfort, Texas

Have a look at the Peter Joseph Ingenhuett Homestead in the small town of Comfort, Texas. The property is listed for sale for a steep $2,400,000 but it consists of three separate dwellings: a circa 1888 4-Bedroom Main Residence, a circa 1868 initial residence Pioneer Home and circa 1830’s Kentucky 2-Story Log Home. The trio... Continue Reading →

Windy Top Cottage In Connecticut

Look at this sweet old stone cottage! Located in Granby, Connecticut, this dwelling was built in 1932 by a wealthy Hartford businessman for use as a servants' quarters. The domestic staff stayed here while the wealthy family took up residence in a larger home nearby. This rural, hilly area of Granby was a favorite of... Continue Reading →

Queen-Anne Victorian On San Francisco’s Famed Postcard Row

Look at this beautiful painted lady! She is located on Steiner Street in one of San Francisco's most iconic settings: 'Postcard Row'' on Alamo Square Park. Also known as a 'Queen-Anne Tower House' (due to the 3-level turret), this regal home is currently for sale for a cool $5,125,000. From the steps up to the... Continue Reading →

Christmas At House Crazy Sarah’s House

Come friends, have a look at House Crazy Sarah's house all prettied up for Christmas... This year is extra special because it is House Crazy Sarah's first Christmas in her new Canada house, which she has named Maple Cottage. Her daughter started bugging her the day after Halloween to put up Christmas decorations, but House... Continue Reading →

Little Red Christmas Cottage

What a treat it was to come across this darling cottage in In Kalamazoo County, Augusta, Michigan. The owner has graciously allowed House Crazy Sarah to share photos of the home all decked out for the holiday season. Homeowner Nancy Webster explains that this humble cottage has been in her family since the year it... Continue Reading →

18th Century Homestead For Sale In New Hampshire

Here's a fascinating place for sale in the quaint town of Effingham, New Hampshire. This marvelous grouping of buildings - main house, Cape cottage, and barn - is listed for $379,000. The 1822 farmhouse is painted an attractive sky blue color. The smaller Cape (circa 1790) still retains the original wooden sink and outhouse, and... Continue Reading →

Thimble Cottage

Located in Marshall, Michigan is this darling home known as Thimble Cottage. The homeowner, Robbyn Christenson Coulon, has generously shared these photos with us and her story of the home is quoted below... "Thimble Cottage got its name because of its 1000 sq. ft. size. It was such a sweet, little place, I told my... Continue Reading →

The Real House From ‘The Holiday’ Movie

Who doesn't love watching the 2006 darling Christmas movie The Holiday starring Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz around this time of year? Most of us fell head-over-heels in love with Iris's whimsical stone cottage. But did you know the house we fell in love with is not actually a real house? Sadly, it's true. The... Continue Reading →

Michelangelo’s Tuscan Villa Is for Sale

Great artists have to live somewhere. For famed Rennaisance painter Michelangelo, it was this bucolic farmhouse in rural Tuscany. Best known for his paintings in the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475 – 1564) purchased this property in the year 1549. After his death, the home remained in his family until 1867. The... Continue Reading →

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