new house built to look old

Hillmann House in Wyckoff New Jersey

Hillmann House in Wyckoff, New Jersey

Welcome to Hillmann House – would you guess that it was built in the year 2001?

Yes it’s true, this home was carefully constructed to resemble the type of 18th century rambling residence that has been expanded over the centuries (not unlike the historic Fairbanks House I profiled a few weeks ago).

image from: oldhouses.com

image from: oldhouses.com

Located in Wyckoff, New Jersey, this new home showcases master craftsmanship with a strong historic slant…

image from: http://search.tarvinrealtors.com

image from: http://search.tarvinrealtors.com

This intriguing house is currently listed for sale at: $1,895,000.

image from: http://search.tarvinrealtors.com

image from: http://search.tarvinrealtors.com

The Hillmann House [which even has an old house name!] has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Country Living Magazine. It contains 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in 5,300 square feet.

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Wabi Sabi Cottage

image from: www.homeaway.com/

image from: www.homeaway.com/

Today I am featuring Wabi Sabi Cottage

photo courtesy of: Joan Thompson

photo courtesy of: Joan Thompson

A new house with an old soul.

image from: www.homeaway.com

image from: www.homeaway.com

I stumbled onto Wabi Sabi Cottage online quite by chance and the owner, Joan Thompson, was gracious enough to let me share these photos with you.

image from: http://pinterest.com/wabisabicottage/wabi-sabi-cottage-b-b-in-maine/

image from: http://pinterest.com/wabisabicottage/wabi-sabi-cottage-b-b-in-maine/

Wabi Sabi Cottage is located in the Historic Sheepscot Village, near Alna, Maine. The cottage overlooks the tidal Sheepscot River and is actually a bed & breakfast AND a charming country café.

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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

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Julia Callon featured on Wondereur

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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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