~ House Crazy ~ http://www.house-crazy.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:41:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Captain’s Cabin in Kentucky http://www.house-crazy.com/26337-2/ http://www.house-crazy.com/26337-2/#comments Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:00:32 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26337 One could imagine a banjo being played on the front porch. Yes, House Crazy Sarah is stereotyping in passive voice (and speaking in 3rd...

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Don’t judge a house by its exterior http://www.house-crazy.com/dont-judge-a-house-by-its-exterior/ http://www.house-crazy.com/dont-judge-a-house-by-its-exterior/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:00:47 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26570 I have looked at thousands of unusual homes over the years, but I can honestly say that I have never quite seen anything like...

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Barbi Benton’s Copper Palace in Colorado http://www.house-crazy.com/barbie-bentons-copper-colorado-dream-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/barbie-bentons-copper-colorado-dream-house/#comments Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:00:52 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26494 So our favorite octogenarian Playboy has been in the news recently with the announcement that he is putting his Los Angeles Playboy Mansion up for...

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The Vera Coking House: thorn in Donald Trump’s backside http://www.house-crazy.com/26440-2/ http://www.house-crazy.com/26440-2/#comments Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:00:46 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26440 Vera Coking was an elderly homeowner in Atlantic City, New Jersey whose old house became the center of an ugly eminent domain battle involving infamous developer...

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5 of the weirdest things found in old houses http://www.house-crazy.com/weird-things-found-in-old-houses/ http://www.house-crazy.com/weird-things-found-in-old-houses/#comments Wed, 13 Jan 2016 12:00:08 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26367 Ιf you’ve ever owned one, you know how it goes. You know about nasty horse hair plaster in the walls, old garbage buried in...

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Aphrodite Cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/26397-2/ http://www.house-crazy.com/26397-2/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:36:58 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26397 Aphrodite, in Greek mythology, was the goddess of love and desire. Her natural beauty and magical girdle compelled everyone to lust after her. On...

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The Little Red Schoolhouse http://www.house-crazy.com/little-red-schoolhouse/ http://www.house-crazy.com/little-red-schoolhouse/#comments Sat, 02 Jan 2016 12:00:11 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25909 How ’bout we ring in the New Year with a cheery red schoolhouse converted into a home? This cutie-pie is located outside of Spokane, Washington. I...

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Christmas in a Colonial Farmhouse http://www.house-crazy.com/christmas-colonial-farmhouse/ http://www.house-crazy.com/christmas-colonial-farmhouse/#comments Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:00:58 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26122 How about a steaming cup of tea and homemade cookies beside a blazing fire in a hearth as old as America itself? Owner Leslie...

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Crazy gingerbread houses http://www.house-crazy.com/crazy-gingerbread-houses/ http://www.house-crazy.com/crazy-gingerbread-houses/#respond Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:00:10 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26246 Tis the season. For some insanely intricate gingerbread houses! My kids and I attempted one this year: Out little pre-cut kit from Wal-Mart is...

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Dollhouse graves http://www.house-crazy.com/dollhouse-graves/ http://www.house-crazy.com/dollhouse-graves/#respond Thu, 10 Dec 2015 11:00:12 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26079 This has been a morbid fall on House Crazy, between crime scene houses, graveyards in the backyard, and haunted houses. But there’s always room...

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Al Capone’s South Beach Mansion http://www.house-crazy.com/26139-2/ http://www.house-crazy.com/26139-2/#comments Sun, 06 Dec 2015 12:00:10 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26139 This Miami mansion was Al Capone’s beloved home in Florida. He owned it from 1928 until the day he died in 1947. In fact,...

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Heidi’s Fairy Mushroom Cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/heidis-fairy-mushroom-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/heidis-fairy-mushroom-house/#respond Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26124 And now for something completely different.   This is Heidi… And this is Heidi’s cottage in southern Finland. Heidi is an artist, a mother...

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The Odd Story of Collyer Mansion http://www.house-crazy.com/odd-story-collyer-mansion/ http://www.house-crazy.com/odd-story-collyer-mansion/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26026 Collyer’s Mansion are two words every emergency responder fears. It is an official term that the New York City Fire Department uses. You may...

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Waverly Cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/waverly-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/waverly-cottage/#comments Tue, 17 Nov 2015 01:04:06 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25947 With all the scary stuff going on in the world, how about a little mindless house-candy? This sparkling jewel in Medford, Oregon is astonishing....

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Did anyone ever die in your house? http://www.house-crazy.com/did-anyone-ever-die-in-your-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/did-anyone-ever-die-in-your-house/#comments Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:00:34 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=26031 If you have ever wondered if there was a gruesome murder or otherwise untimely death in your house, there’s now a way to find...

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The Haunted Kreischer Mansion http://www.house-crazy.com/the-haunted-kreischer-mansion/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-haunted-kreischer-mansion/#comments Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:00:21 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25885 The Kreischer Mansion is a real live haunted house. Complete with Victorian era tragedy, and for good measure, a gruesome murder within the past...

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Oldest Inhabited House In New York – With Cemetery! http://www.house-crazy.com/oldest-inhabited-house-in-new-york-with-cemetery/ http://www.house-crazy.com/oldest-inhabited-house-in-new-york-with-cemetery/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 00:40:01 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25979 “Want to come see my cemetery?” That was all the invitation Marion Duckworth Smith needed to accompany her date to his historic home in...

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Loretta Lynn’s childhood home in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky http://www.house-crazy.com/loretta-lynns-childhood-home-in-butcher-hollow-kentucky/ http://www.house-crazy.com/loretta-lynns-childhood-home-in-butcher-hollow-kentucky/#comments Sat, 17 Oct 2015 16:18:52 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25911 Well, I was born’d a coal miner’s daughter In a cabin on a hill in Butcher Holler Loretta Lynn, the beloved American country crooner...

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Dream Gables Cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/dream-gables-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/dream-gables-cottage/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 11:00:16 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25144 Imagine coming upon this enchanting storybook cottage as you traverse up a narrow lane in a picturesque mountain town. Earlier this year, I had...

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You can buy the Connecticut Windmill House! http://www.house-crazy.com/you-can-buy-the-connecticut-windmill-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/you-can-buy-the-connecticut-windmill-house/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:00:44 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25482 Looking for something out of the ordinary? (That’s why you come to House Crazy!) How about this fun little place at Foxboro Point in...

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