~ House Crazy ~ http://www.house-crazy.com Thu, 03 Sep 2015 13:24:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Trout River Log Cabin http://www.house-crazy.com/trout-river-log-cabin/ http://www.house-crazy.com/trout-river-log-cabin/#comments Thu, 03 Sep 2015 11:00:44 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25639 Behold this incredibly sweet cabin located in the Trout River Valley, outside of Decorah in northeastern Iowa. The ‘Heartland’ unfortunately gets skipped over quite...

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Step back into the Old West at historic Rancho De La Osa http://www.house-crazy.com/step-back-into-the-old-west-at-historic-rancho-de-la-osa/ http://www.house-crazy.com/step-back-into-the-old-west-at-historic-rancho-de-la-osa/#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:00:29 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25488 This is an amazing piece of history in southern Arizona, and one of the oldest guest ranches in the country. Heck, Poncho Villa tried...

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1 Thistle Downs – A spectacular storybook cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/1-thistle-downs-a-spectacular-storybook-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/1-thistle-downs-a-spectacular-storybook-cottage/#comments Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:01:35 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25582 This is a very special house and part of Northern Michigan’s unique architectural history. This whimsical home was designed by Earl Young’s daughter Virginia...

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Put the lotion in the bucket – Silence of the Lambs house for sale! http://www.house-crazy.com/put-the-lotion-in-the-bucket-silence-of-the-lambs-house-for-sale/ http://www.house-crazy.com/put-the-lotion-in-the-bucket-silence-of-the-lambs-house-for-sale/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:56:37 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25543 This one just kinda markets itself. To horror movie fans, anyway. How could you not love the creepy transgendered skin-suit wearing serial killer Buffalo...

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Murder scene for sale: The Conrad Aiken house http://www.house-crazy.com/murder-scene-for-sale-conrad-aikens-childhood-home/ http://www.house-crazy.com/murder-scene-for-sale-conrad-aikens-childhood-home/#comments Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:00:59 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25449 Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) was a famous American poet and man of letters. He was also a child witness to the murder-suicide of his parents...

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Another Orville Tracy Cottage is For Sale! http://www.house-crazy.com/another-orville-tracy-cottage-is-for-sale/ http://www.house-crazy.com/another-orville-tracy-cottage-is-for-sale/#comments Wed, 05 Aug 2015 11:00:25 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25165 I love these things! A couple years ago I featured an Orville Tracy Cottage that was for sale and it needed a little love....

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Teeny Tiny Mansard Roof Cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/teeny-tiny-mansard-roof-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/teeny-tiny-mansard-roof-cottage/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:00:18 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25173 I saw this historic cottage on Old House Online and I think I peed my pants a little. [Did she just write that?] I...

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The Beverly Hills Witch House http://www.house-crazy.com/the-beverly-hills-witch-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-beverly-hills-witch-house/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:00:35 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25073 Why live in a Beverly Hills mansion when you can live in this wicked thing? And who, pray tell, gets to call the famed...

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A Peek Inside the Gatehouse of the New York Macy Estate http://www.house-crazy.com/a-peek-inside-the-gatehouse-of-the-new-york-macy-estate/ http://www.house-crazy.com/a-peek-inside-the-gatehouse-of-the-new-york-macy-estate/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:00:31 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25106 A reader emailed me to say that she just listed her 1896 home which is actually the gatehouse of the Macy family estate in...

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Big changes at House Crazy! http://www.house-crazy.com/big-changes-at-house-crazy/ http://www.house-crazy.com/big-changes-at-house-crazy/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:21:46 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25336 Howdy folks! How do you like my new website design? I reluctantly had to upgrade from my old design because the theme I was...

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High Point: Al Capone’s halfway house http://www.house-crazy.com/high-point-al-capones-halfway-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/high-point-al-capones-halfway-house/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:00:10 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25101 If you happen to find yourself in Tennessee this summer and want to stop off for a good meal and some interesting history, check...

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Chappaquiddick cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/chappaquiddick-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/chappaquiddick-cottage/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:46:09 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25063 Here’s a sweet summertime cottage on Chappaquiddick Island near Edgartown, Massachusetts. If you haven’t fallen in love with the exterior – complete with “Rapunzel...

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The New Jersey house that is being “watched” http://www.house-crazy.com/the-new-jersey-house-that-is-being-watched/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-new-jersey-house-that-is-being-watched/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:12:49 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25109 Have you heard about this unfortunate house? It’s been all over the news this past week. If you aren’t in the loop, here’s a...

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The Ultimate Floating Home http://www.house-crazy.com/the-ultimate-floating-home/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-ultimate-floating-home/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:00:56 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24547 What is turquoise and magenta, floats, has a dance floor and five greenhouses? Uh… this place. This is actually a house of sorts near...

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A trio of adorable cottages in Bend, Oregon http://www.house-crazy.com/a-trio-of-adorable-cottages-in-bend-oregon/ http://www.house-crazy.com/a-trio-of-adorable-cottages-in-bend-oregon/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:00:47 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24964 What’s better than an adorable vintage cottage behind a picket fence? How about three of them side-by-side! Welcome to Cottage Bend Vacations Rentals – three historic...

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Take me to church! http://www.house-crazy.com/take-me-to-church/ http://www.house-crazy.com/take-me-to-church/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:00:29 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24994 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...

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Berghof: Hitler’s Bavarian Home http://www.house-crazy.com/berghof-hitlers-bavarian-home/ http://www.house-crazy.com/berghof-hitlers-bavarian-home/#comments Sun, 17 May 2015 11:00:22 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24079 Ever wonder where Adolf Hitler lived? He moved from place to place during his tenure as dictator of Nazi Germany, but the house where...

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The Folly-Bush House http://www.house-crazy.com/the-folly-bush-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-folly-bush-house/#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 11:00:06 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24527 This place is amazing. It dates back to George Washington’s time (1770’s) and it showcases some great primitive style decor. Plus it is a dang...

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Perfectly preserved mid-century time capsule http://www.house-crazy.com/perfectly-preserved-mid-century-time-capsule/ http://www.house-crazy.com/perfectly-preserved-mid-century-time-capsule/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 11:00:50 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24691 This Marina del Rey, California home is for all you mid-century fans. It is deceptive from the street – in fact, the house is...

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My visit to Miramont Castle http://www.house-crazy.com/my-visit-to-miramont-castle/ http://www.house-crazy.com/my-visit-to-miramont-castle/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:00:03 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24795 About a month ago I visited one of Colorado’s architectural treasures: Miramont Castle in Manitou Springs, Colorado. This grand home was built for someone...

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