Venus Pavilion On The Island Of Love

And now for something a little different on this Valentine's Day... This is the historic Venus Pavilion on the Island of Love, located in the Park of the Imperial Residence, Gatchina, Russia. One might not immediately think Russia to be a bastion of romantic love and classical architecture, but lo and behold, there exists a... Continue Reading →

The Maplegrove Inn, New Brunswick Canada

This bright yellow beauty is a quaint boutique hotel located in the village of Riverside-Albert, in New Brunswick, Canada. The Maplegrove Inn is housed in a darling historic home which dates back to 1854. The country Inn has five guest bedrooms and several outbuildings for the enjoyment of guests. House Crazy Sarah happened across this... Continue Reading →

Charming 1927 Cape Cod In Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Have a look at this darling 1927 Cape Cod style home that has been decorated in timeless vintage fashion. It is located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  It is not for sale - YET.  But it will be this spring! This amazingly restored home is actually a kit home and the owner has the original advertisement:... Continue Reading →

1940 Territorial Home For Sale In Tucson, Arizona

One of House Crazy Sarah's favorite places to go when she gets the winter doldrums is Tucson, Arizona. She has visited Tucson several times in the winter and has fallen completely in love with the desert, the mountains, and the saguaro cactuses. This historic brick Territorial-style house on 4.38 acres is for sale in the... Continue Reading →

1940 Dock House For Sale In Stonington Maine

Friends, have a look at this adorable little cottage perched on a dock at the edge of the water in Stonington, Maine. This 360 square foot cutie is a studio with 1 bathroom, and it's currently for sale! A house on a dock? Yes indeed, it was built back before by-laws prohibited such things and... Continue Reading →

Sweden’s Gärsnäs Castle Is For Sale

The exquisite Gärsnäs Castle in southern Sweden is for sale! The castle dates all the way back to 1630 when it was built by a private citizen. Today, it is still privately owned. Gärsnäs Castle is notable for its peachy-pink exterior color. Many people in Sweden refer to it simply as "the Pink Castle". It... Continue Reading →

The Historic Inn Featured In The Groundhog Day Movie

Groundhog Day starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell, is a movie that seems to have renewed resonance as we enter year 2 of the groundhog day-like pandemic with no end in sight. The Victorian Bed & Breakfast from the classic film is actually a real place! Although it is not actually located in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania,... Continue Reading →

Modern People Who Live Vintage Lives

The Guardian recently featured an article about people in Great Britain who purposely live in time capsule homes and perform their daily lives like it is the era of their homes. House Crazy Sarah read it with rapt attention because she too, lives sort of an old fashioned life in a vintage house. But she... Continue Reading →

Little Blue Craftsman Bungalow In Florida

House Crazy Sarah loves a good Craftsman bungalow!  But this 1922 sweetheart departs from the traditional dark, heavy Arts & Crafts style. The blue siding with yellow front door are not typical Craftsman colors, but hey, this is Tampa after all, so we'll embrace it. Inside, the original trim and fireplace have been painted white... Continue Reading →

Former Jailer’s House For Sale In Vermont – Jail Included!

This 1880 Victorian home on a picturesque village green in Vermont, served an interesting dual purpose. It doubled as the town jail! Life was simpler back then and often the Jailer and his family lived in the same dwelling as the criminals awaiting justice. This was the case in the quaint town of Guildhall, Vermont.... Continue Reading →

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