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Like to look at houses? LOVE to look at houses? Join me on my house-peeping adventures!
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Marilyn Monroe's last home

The mystery surrounding Marilyn Monroe's death will probably never be solved. (Murder? Suicide? Accidental overdose?)  But this is the house in which she was found dead at the age of 36 in August o...
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Historic red cottage in Trinity, Newfoundland

Historic red cottage in Trinity, Newfoundland | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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 ra...
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The very, very old John Whipple House

The very, very old John Whipple House | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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 s...
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Haunted Thistle Hill in Texas

Haunted Thistle Hill in Texas | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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 W...
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A rain forest castle in Washington State

A rain forest castle in Washington State | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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. ...
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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 recyc...
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A trip down memory lane: 1890 Colorado Victorian

A trip down memory lane: 1890 Colorado Victorian | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to see inside a house you lived in decades ago? Me too! One of my readers recently contacted me with a listing for an old house she used to live in during the 1980's. "It looks...
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Charming old farmhouse in Froland, Norway

Charming old farmhouse in Froland, Norway | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
Have a look at this idyllic farmhouse in the countryside of southern Norway. The cozy abode is actually used as a self-catering vacation rental. Of course at this time of year, it looks more like t...
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Best posts of 2013

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As 2013 tip-toes into 2014, I thought I would take a look back at some of the best House Crazy posts from the past year. I have compiled 20 of the most popular posts based on viewer stats and using...
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Christmas at The Gables Inn, Stowe Vermont

Christmas at The Gables Inn, Stowe Vermont | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
Isn't it the time of year when you just want to drive to Vermont and cozy up by the fire at some quiet country Inn while the snow falls peacefully outside? Well here you go - a totally relaxed, unp...
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Rezoned and Repurposed: The Book Mill

Rezoned and Repurposed: The Book Mill | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
I love old books and I love old buildings. I adore old buildings converted into independent bookstores in scenic out-of-the-way locales. Are you with me here? The Book Mill is located in Montague, ...
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The Boot House

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Another 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...
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The Boot House

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Another 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...
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Goodbye - and what's next for House Crazy Sarah

Goodbye - and what's next for House Crazy Sarah | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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 a...
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The Secret Annex of The Anne Frank House

The Secret Annex of The Anne Frank House | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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 h...
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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 b...
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'In Cold Blood' murder house in Holcomb, Kansas

'In Cold Blood' murder house in Holcomb, Kansas | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
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...
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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...
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Rezoned and Repurposed: a wacky Wisconsin church

Rezoned and Repurposed: a wacky Wisconsin church | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
A reader contacted me about this amazing church converted into a private home in Wisconsin that is for sale! The owner is interior designer Cynthia Weston so you can bet there is something interest...
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Last call for House Crazy

Last call for House Crazy | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
Say it isn't so?!? Yes, my friends, it is true. House Crazy Sarah will be closing up shop one month from today. It was not an easy decision but one that I had to make because of big changes in my p...
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Ford's Fair Lane

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One of my readers suggested I do a post on Henry Ford's former estate in Dearborn, Michigan. I said: heck yeah! "Fair Lane" was actually named after an area in County Cork, Ireland where Ford's gra...
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Christmas Houses

Christmas Houses | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
For us, our house was not unsentient matter—it had a heart, and a soul, and eyes to see us with; and approvals, and  solicitudes, and deep sympathies; it was of us, and we were in its confidence, a...
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Fun stuff - The Bunny Lane House

Fun stuff - The Bunny Lane House | Crazy for Houses | Scoop.it
A house built inside of a large metal shed. Why? Just 'cause. It's art folks! Who does that? And then calls it "The Bunny Lane House"? This guy: Adam Kalkin is an architectural bad-ass who thinks o...
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The house where the children fled

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This 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...
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The Boot House

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Another 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...
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The X-permit cabin

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Another 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 th...
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