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The house where the children fled
- Published on Thursday, 12 December 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis week marks the one year anniversary of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Connecticut. (December 14, 2012) One of the stories of hope that came out of that terrible day was the story of the little yellow house down the street from the school. This is where a group of first grade children […]...
The Boot House
- Published on Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Authors: housecrazyAnother crazy/adorable house from New Zealand! God love ‘em down there with their summer Christmas, multitudinous sheep, and Middle Earth stuff. The “Boot House“ is actually rented out as a couples’ vacation getaway so you can give your sweetie “the boot” for an anniversary gift. :) But who wo...
Magothy River Manor
- Published on Sunday, 08 December 2013
Authors: housecrazySunday real estate browsing…… Located in Severna Park, Maryland is this impeccably cared for 1936 stone manor. And it’s for sale! The home looks a little imposing from the outside, but the interior is incredibly lovely and light-filled. This is probably due to the splendid southern exposure of the waterfront lo...
The X-permit cabin
- Published on Friday, 06 December 2013
Authors: housecrazyAnother project by David and Heather! My Canadian house-loving friends in Nova Scotia have been busy little bees over the past few years. I’ve featured their work before here on House Crazy with their converted school house and beautiful seaside home that is now for sale. Another little side project they have been working...
- Published on Wednesday, 04 December 2013
Authors: housecrazyIf you are a movie buff with a keen eye for set locations, you may recognize this Gothic Revival country house near Tarrytown, New York. It has been featured in several movies like: House of Dark Shadows (1970); Night of Dark Shadows (1971); and, The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t a.k.a The Night Dracula Saved the World...
1780′s farmstead in Cornish Maine
- Published on Monday, 02 December 2013
Authors: housecrazyMy blogger friend and fellow house fanatic Sue over at Housekaboodle alerted me to this amazing property on the market in Cornish, Maine. (“It looks like your sort of thing“) Heck yeah! Sue knows me well - I am a major sucker for antique Cape Cod houses! This one reminds me a lot of the Old Brown Cape that […]...
Wexford – JFK’s Virginia home hits the market
- Published on Friday, 29 November 2013
Authors: housecrazyMost people immediately think of the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts when they think of John F. Kennedy’s home. But a lesser known house in Virginia that JFK and his wife Jackie had built the year the he died has surfaced in the news again this month. According to a recent Zillow article by Erika Rig...
The Community First Village in Austin, Texas
- Published on Wednesday, 27 November 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis week is the American Thanksgiving holiday. As we sit in our nice warm homes, stuffing ourselves with fat birds and planning our Black Friday mode of attack… well, you know, there are those less fortunate who are huddling under cardboard boxes not too far from where we live. (Sometimes I can even see them in the back al...
American Horror Story’s Buckner Mansion in New Orleans
- Published on Monday, 25 November 2013
Authors: housecrazyAre you a fan of American Horror Story: Coven? If yes, then you might recognize this house from the start of season 3. Scenes from the first episode – “Bitchcraft” - were filmed here on location, so this is the real deal. A reader of my blog requested that I dig up some info on this lovely mansion - so here it...
A 300 year-old Swiss Cottage to swoon over
- Published on Saturday, 23 November 2013
Authors: housecrazySki season is officially here so it’s time for House Crazy Sarah to indulge her inner ski-bum (yeah right) and look at some Swiss ski chalets! This lovely cottage is located on Lake Lucerne in central Switzerland. The historic chalet was actually moved from its original location - over 30 kilometers away - in the 1970&...