So many houses, so little time... this is a blog dedicated to "house addicts"
This one’s a beauty! Located in Hall’s Harbour, Kings County, Nova Scotia, this seaside home is currently listed for sale. Hall’s Harbour is a quaint Canadian fishing village in the southwest region of Nova Scotia. This seaside home overlooks the famous Bay of Fundy - which is known for having the highest tidal range in the world. [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 1 day 8 hours ago.
Welcome to Hillmann House - would you guess that it was built in the year 2001? Yes it’s true, this home was carefully constructed to resemble the type of 18th century rambling residence that has been expanded over the centuries (not unlike the historic Fairbanks House I profiled a few weeks ago). Located in Wyckoff, New Jersey, this new home showcases master craftsmanship with [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 3 days 8 hours ago.
In the spring of 2011 word broke that the massive mansion which had inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s magnum opus The Great Gatsby, was being demolished. Since public interest in the novel has piqued again in 2013 with the recent release of the latest Great Gatsby movie, I thought I would revisit the fictional ”West Egg” and try [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 5 days 8 hours ago.
Yes, the darn thing is still for sale. “But it’s so cute! I can’t believe it hasn’t sold yet!” If I had a penny for every time I heard that, I could have my mortgage paid off by now. “I LOVE that house! I would buy it in a second if I was in the [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 1 week 8 hours ago.
~~~ In 2010 Jeff and Sharon Kidder purchased this 1912 bungalow in Portland, Oregon. The house was in decent shape but many of the original features had been obscured over the years as successive homeowners left their updating marks. Remember a few years back when it was all the rage to “lighten up” old dark wood in vintage craftsman homes [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 1 week 2 days ago.
The Playboy Bunny house (right across the street from Hugh Hefner’s infamous Tudor-style home) is for sale! I used to watch The Girls Next Door just because I loved this mid-century house so much – well, okay… Holly, Kendra, Bridget and Hef were a kick too. As the E! channel reality show portrayed, this house was essentially used as a guest house [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 1 week 3 days ago.
I was surprised to learn that one of my all-time favorite houses – we’re talking going back to college years here folks - in Vancouver British Columbia is for sale! Not necessarily a good thing because it is at risk of being torn down and replaced with some massive modern McMansion. This was the VERY FIRST house that caught [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 1 week 5 days ago.
They’re long, they’re lean and they are meant to be mean. Mean to the neighbors who made someone mad enough to build a tiny house right beside them, cramping the views and ventilation and diminishing adjoining property values. Yes, that is what all of the following houses have in common: they were built exclusively because someone got a bee in his [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 2 weeks 8 hours ago.
At the request of a reader who is searching for a home in Big Sur, California, I am featuring three Big Sur homes today for comparison. So let’s see which one you would pick! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ House #1 The first one is a Mickey Muennig designed remodel of a 1977 home. [A quick note about Big Sur: Big Sur [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago.
I got downright giddy when I found Starry Night Cottage in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Owner Kaye Driscoll Gallahar gave me permission to show you around this adorable 1880′s home which is now used as a vacation rental… Kaye and her husband searched for over two years before finding this little gem just a short stroll away from the [...]... read more at housecrazy Posted 2 weeks 3 days ago.