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Save this House! The Hadley-Mayes House

Save this House! The Hadley-Mayes House

by Melanie Moore Krogman.   Once again, “Save This House” offers an AMAZING find for a restoration opportunity! Here’s your chance to roll up you sleeves and rescue this ca. 1890 Queen Anne on 0.5 acres, on the market for just $55,000.   I am in LOVE with the original elegance humbly waiting inside this […]

This is the Most Adorable $85,000 House I Have Ever Seen

This is the Most Adorable $85,000 House I Have Ever Seen

I cannot stop ogling this Gothic gingerbread beauty for sale for just $85,000! Have you ever seen anything so charming in your entire life? It’s located in Tiskilwa, IL, and features 4 marble fireplaces dating back to 1867, when the house was built.   psst… Did you know we have a brand new Instagram feed […]

Fixer Friday Upper: Two West Virginia Cuties

Fixer Friday Upper: Two West Virginia Cuties

by Rachael Meyerink I cannot tell you how strong my urge is to fly to West Virginia, march straight to this house and tear out the curtains and carpeting… because other than that, this fixer-upper is absolutely stunning! Soaring ceilings, original woodwork, open stair case, and did I count SIX different fireplaces with mantels? Someone […]

Who Wants to Fix Up This Beautiful New York Italianate?

Who Wants to Fix Up This Beautiful New York Italianate?

by Elizabeth Finkelstein I’m a sucker for an Italianate-style home, thanks to my years in Brooklyn spent ogling rows upon rows of beautiful brownstones. I love the proportions, the perfect mix of straight lines and luscious curves, the exaggerated paired brackets, and of course the cupolas! This fixer-upper is located in the tiny village of […]

Save This House! The Acworth Train Depot

Save This House! The Acworth Train Depot

by Melanie Moore Krogman.   Have you heard? The people of Acworth, Georgia are doing their best to land a very cool property in the right hands. We’d like to give special thanks to the Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society for tipping us off to this one!   This is an amazing opportunity to own […]

Friday Fixer-Upper: The Horace Bushnell Cheney Mansion

Friday Fixer-Upper: The Horace Bushnell Cheney Mansion

by Rachael Meyerink. Source: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Who’s up for fixing up a mansion? All 6,000 sq. ft. of Connecticut’s ca. 1896 Horace Bushnell Cheney Mansion are in need of rehabilitation, but oh, what an opportunity. This is one of a collection of homes in Manchester built by the Cheney’s, a family of silk […]

Here's What $80,000 Will Buy You in Georgia

Here's What $80,000 Will Buy You in Georgia

I came across a beautiful old home for sale in the historic district of Dawson, Georgia (birthplace of Otis Redding)—and it’s just $80,000! The outside has been completely restored, leaving just the stunning interior awaiting your finishing touches.  

Save The Sock Monkey House!

Save The Sock Monkey House!

by Melanie Moore Krogman.   You know those cute grey and red sock monkeys we see in toy stores? Yes! A piece of the story behind them lies within the walls of this charming, not too big, but not too small, perfectly petite, 1557-sq. ft. house. This Second-Empire style, two-story house in Rockford, Illinois boasts […]

You Need to Buy This $40,000 North Carolina Home

You Need to Buy This $40,000 North Carolina Home

In case you haven’t noticed yet, I’m just a wee bit obsessed with cheap, GORGEOUS old homes. So when a CIRCA reader (thanks Bridget!) sent me this beauty in New Bern, North Carolina, I had to share it! Lots of original details remain inside, PLUS it’s located in a national historic district. Who’s gonna snatch […]

Friday Fixer-Upper: An Italianate in Distress!

Friday Fixer-Upper: An Italianate in Distress!

by Rachael Meyerink. Source: Zillow. Is there anything more enticing than an Italianate in distress? This once grand home needs intense rehabilitation, but with its soaring ceilings, stained glass, built-ins and graceful staircase it doesn’t take much of an imagination to see what could be.  

The Woodwork Inside This Modest Texas Home Will Blow You Away

The Woodwork Inside This Modest Texas Home Will Blow You Away

Don’t you just LOVE a diamond in the rough? Many thanks to Cheri for sending us the listing information for this very modest home for sale in Hamilton, Texas that just happens to be filled with THE. MOST. AMAZING. interior woodwork. It’s a Fannie Mae HomePath property, for sale for just $82,900. I want it! […]