House Crazy

A blog about all things houses written by a house addict who engages in chronic house-peeping - come join me!

Goodbye – and what’s next for House Crazy Sarah

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This will be my last post here on House Crazy. I outlined some of the reasons why when I announced the retirement of my blog last month. I sure will miss all the cool, wonderful people I have met and come to know through this website. You house-lovers are my people!! But don’t be sad my […]...

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Historic red cottage in Trinity, Newfoundland

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My final house post will be this adorable historic cottage in eastern Canada. Why? Because I love Canada, and because I love historic houses. Plus, this is a quick and easy post after doing some rather research-heavy posts this past month. So here is little red Morris Manor in the tiny village of Trinity, Newfoundland, pop...

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The Secret Annex of The Anne Frank House

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The world learned about a German Jewish girl named Anne Frank through her own candid words preserved in a personal diary that miraculously survived the Holocaust. Sadly, Anne did not survive. But her words have lived on for generations, as has the very house where she and her Jewish family hid for 2 years before being found by th...

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The very, very old John Whipple House

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Remember a while back when I profiled the oldest wood frame house in North America? Well this one is almost as old (within a year or two, or ten). It is also notable because it was the subject of some of the earliest attempts at historic preservation of colonial era homes. In fact, The John Whipple House has been open […]...

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Les Containers

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Another reader requested abode – although I can’t for the life of me remember who requested it! (Sorry!!) Les Containers is a très awesome vacation rental in France. The structure is a 2-story, 2 bedroom 2-bath getaway cottage built from 2 upcycled shipping containers. (2-2-2-2!!) The boxes are stacked, but off-set so...

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Haunted Thistle Hill in Texas

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This is another reader requested beauty. Bren asked me if I could put together a post on the historic home where her mother was once a docent. Thistle Hill is located on a prominent crest in Fort Worth, Texas. Bren spent a lot of time there as a youngster and has some stories to tell. Bren also […]...

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‘In Cold Blood’ murder house in Holcomb, Kansas

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On a cold mid-November night in 1959, this unassuming farmhouse in rural Kansas was the location of the brutal murders of 4 members of the Clutter family. The case – and the house – became infamous after flamboyant American writer Truman Capote took an interest in the homicides and decided to visit the small town...

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A rain forest castle in Washington State

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This modern castle is located in Sedro Woolley, Washington and has been on the market since 2008. It is one of those very unique properties having trouble finding that “special someone” to buy it. The price is now down to $895,000 and that is a pretty swell deal because not only do you get a lovely […]...

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The Biltmore

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The Biltmore. You’ve all heard of the place. It is the largest privately owned house in the United States. But how many people have actually been inside of it? Me neither…. but I know a couple of people who have! So let’s have a look-see at this very famous and very large home near Asheville, North Carolina. Ho...

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Blue Moon Rising

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One more little cabin for all you tiny house lovers out there. Blue Moon Rising is actually a vacation cabin rental business in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. Their specialty is cabins built from recycled, vintage and eco-friendly materials. Several cabins are located on the lakeside lot but this cutie caught my eye – her name...

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