Rezoned and repurposed

Take me to church!

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image from: http://www.beangroup.com/agents/matthewcabana

I have been a bad girl. I haven’t posted on my blog in weeks and the last post I did was on Hitler. I swore out loud at another driver yesterday and have eaten way too many cheeseburgers lately. House Crazy Sarah needs to do some penance. So let’s go to church.

A church converted to a house!

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Rezoned and Repurposed: antique barn to contemporary home

image from: trulia.com

image from: trulia.com

I’m crazy about old structures (like barns) that have been repurposed into living space for non-animals.
Take for example this historic 18th Century barn in Garrison, New York.

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Rezoned and repurposed: The Green Gate Barn

image from: http://www.homeaway.com/

image from: http://www.homeaway.com/

In Biwabik, Minnesota stands this adorable former hay barn.

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Rezoned and Repurposed: The Old Jail Museum

image from: http://theoldjailmuseum.com/

image from: http://theoldjailmuseum.com/

I’ve got a fun one for you today…

Ever wanted to live in a former prison? Yeah me too. Here’s your chance!

image from: http://theoldjailmuseum.com/

image from: http://theoldjailmuseum.com/

Located in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, this old place was used as the Carbon County Prison from 1871 to 1995. It was purchased privately in 1995 and then opened as tourist attraction – which it still is today. But the jail museum is currently up for sale so it could be your personal fun house for $750,000.

The old stone prison actually has the original warden’s quarters intact with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms so you could potentially live there.

Have a look at the main cell block:

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Rezoned and Repurposed: Le Moulin du Roc

image from: http://www.moulinduroc.com/

image from: http://www.moulinduroc.com/

I have a pretty one for you today.

Le Moulin du Roc is a unique hotel located in the Périgord region of France. The quaint yet luxurious compound is actually made up of three separate former mill buildings set along the River Dronne.

The mill structures date back to the year 1670!

image from: http://www.moulinduroc.com/

image from: http://www.moulinduroc.com/

Le Moulin Du Roc has a total of 15 guest rooms which are situated throughout the three mill buildings and connected by charming bridges, walkways and staircases.

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~ House Crazy Sarah ~

Sarah Felix Burns

"So many houses, so little time"






My first novel

JACKFISH - The Vanishing Village

My second novel

Song Over Quiet Lake
Rivit Media Publisher