Facebook-Round-small   Instagram-round-small   Pinterest-round-small   Twitter-round-small   google plus   you tube
Access the world's greatest historic house marketplace

Search : Archive for Great Old Houses

Holy Smokes! These are the Most Gorgeous Built-Ins Ever.

Holy built-in moly!!! I’m absolutely swooning over this listing at 411 Wapping St in Frankfort, KY, aka The Bibb Burnley House, for sale for $399,000. The incredible, Gothic-style built-ins stretch all the way to the ceiling. Scroll down to see what I mean. OBSESSED!   Oh, and here’s a random tidbit: The Bibb variety of lettuce was developed

Read more

House Crush: An Adorable Craftsman Bungalow in Georgetown, Texas

by Danielle Watts.   If you’ve ever been to Georgetown, Texas, you know that its rightfully earned title of having the “Most Beautiful Town Square In Texas” isn’t a stretch. The historic buildings surrounding the court house are speckled with restaurants, antique stores, and even wineries. As you venture beyond the picturesque square, you realize that the historic buildings don’t end there. The historic neighborhoods and homes that surround, are just as deserving of

Read more

Gorgeous Maine Homes We Can’t Stop Staring At

by Katy Mendenhall. Photo Courtesy of Hooked Houses If you have not visited Maine, make it a point to. With thousands of miles of coastline, you’ll have a copious amount of towns to explore. I visited Maine for my second time recently. The first time, I left with it in my heart. I longed for its easygoing vibe and daydreamed of its breathtaking scenery. The longer I was away, the more I wanted to return. There was so much I had not seen. I was eager to get back up north and immerse myself in the friendly

Read more

5 Gorgeous Autumn-Ready Historic Homes

by Katy Mendenhall. I know I’m not alone is saying that autumn is my favorite season! Who doesn’t love the cooler nights, crisp air, warm drinks, and all of the beautiful décor? Fall immediately brings to mind New England. I think of big mums aside front doors, pumpkins atop porches, and the most vibrantly colored leaves dancing on trees. There’s truly nothing better. New England’s spirit this time of year is contagious. For me, I gain a lot of my fall decorating inspiration from the historical homes of Connecticut. They shine with backdrops of red, yellow, and orange. So much beauty!   Here are five beautiful, historic homes to inspire, or simply help get you into the spirit of the

Read more

Mystery Monday: Ophir Hall

Over on Facebook, CIRCA fan Jason Crowley hit the nail on the head with today’s Mystery Monday. Despite the presence of our fair grazers, this majestic estate is not Sheep’s Meadow in Central Park (but those who guessed that – I salute your creativity!). Folks, you’re looking at Ophir Hall (aka Reid Hall) in Purchase, NY, designed by the renowned architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White. You know I love my

Read more

Ernest Hemingway’s Key West Estate

If you play our Mystery Monday game over on Facebook, you may have recognized today’s photo as the Ernest Hemingway House at 907 Whitehead Street in Old Town Key West. Long on my wish list, I finally got to see this house up close and personal earlier this year. I guess it’s safe to say I’m just a teensy-weensy bit obsessed with the 1930s. It was pouring rain that day, and my poor husband had to practically pin me down to restrain me from going crazy over the knowledge that I wouldn’t get to see the gardens.   Well, I’m not that crazy. I mean, just LOOK at this house! Ah! It’s my dream. come. true. Built from limestone found directly beneath the structure in 1851 for a ship’s architect & captain, the house was occupied

Read more

Old House Search

All drop-downs are optional.

Show me only properties currently for sale.

Facebook-Round-small   Instagram-round-small   Pinterest-round-small   Twitter-round-small   google plus   you tube

















Is CIRCA not enough old house love for you? Follow Elizabeth's column at Country Living Magazine. | Monthly Print | Weekly Online