Victorian bungalow

Sweet Carrow Holly

image from: http://www.stayz.com.au

image from: http://www.stayz.com.au

In the Blue Mountains of Australia is a sweet little cottage named Carrow Holly.

I’m used to seeing these types of Victorian bungalows in and around North America. So I was pleasantly surprised to find this little gem in Blackheath village in the mountainous region west of Sydney.

image from: http://www.stayz.com.au/

image from: http://www.stayz.com.au/

Carrow Holly was built in 1907 and is currently used as a vacation rental.

It only has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom but it is plenty sweet and cozy (or “cosy” as they say Down Under)…

Carrow Holly in Australia

The owners have maintained the vintage ambiance with period appropriate renovations.

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Victorian mountain cottage

This house is a complete treat for the senses…

image from: www.trulia.com

image from: www.trulia.com

Sweet Victorian cottage in a quaint Colorado mountain town? Yes please!

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image from: www.trulia.com

Built in 1879, this adorable yellow cottage is currently for sale in Ouray, Colorado.

Here’s how it looked for Christmas:

image from: www.trulia.com

image from: www.trulia.com

I don’t know what visions come to your head when you think of Colorado, but in my mind, this is the quintessential Colorado house with those stunning Rocky mountains in the background.

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Run your business and live in this adorable Victorian bungalow!

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Ever dreamed of running your own tea house or boutique and having the conveniance of living upstairs? For $525,000, you can have your dream business and live there too!

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Located on a prime street in the historic district of Old Colorado City [west of Colorado Springs, Colorado], this charming 1888 bungalow is up for sale!

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It is currently being used as a tea house and emporium, but you could go in all kinds of creative directions with this building and the accompanying gardens and patio complete with fountain.

Step into old world elegance and style–built in 1888, this home has original hardwood floors, trim, doors, and stained glass.

- from: www.springshousing.com

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I love the idea of an old Victorian used as a business – imagine going to work each day in an 1888 treasure like this!

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Sarah Felix Burns

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Song Over Quiet Lake
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