Levittown home for sale in near original condition

image from: zillow.com

image from: zillow.com

You have heard of Levittown right?

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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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Richard Nixon’s Birthplace House

image from: National Park Service. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

image from: National Park Service. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Did you know that Richard Nixon’s birthplace – now the site of his presidential library and museum – was a 1912 kit home?

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The Oldest House in Harlem

image from: Fade of the Day: http://www.whatwasthere.com/b/71778

image from: Fade of the Day: http://www.whatwasthere.com/b/71778

I recently spotted the above picture on my Facebook feed. The 1930’s photo of an 1864 house was posted by What Was There with the caption: “The Oldest Residential House in Harlem“. It piqued my curiosity so I did some Google sleuthing and found that the house is not only still standing – it is for sale!

Here’s what it looks like today:

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Did my old house FINALLY sell??

My old house finally sold!!!

Could it be?

Yes it sold.

[cue the Hallelujah chorus]

I didn’t want to say anything until the ink was dry – heck, until the ink was set for a couple of weeks, because I didn’t want to jinx it.

If you are a longtime reader of House Crazy, you know that I have been trying for years to sell my old house, only to be let down on numerous occasions, like here, and here, and here and here.

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~ House Crazy Sarah ~

Sarah Felix Burns

"So many houses, so little time"






Featured house artist:

Naomi Maddux - custom stained glass and mosaics

Featured house artist:

Julia Callon featured on Wondereur

(Click on the images above to learn more about these artists)

Featured house books:

Creating the Artful Home
Mushroom House of Charlevoix

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My first novel

JACKFISH - The Vanishing Village

My second novel

Song Over Quiet Lake
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