Great Old Houses

10 Homes for Sale on Over 10 Acres

99 Main Street, Franklin, LA There's nothing more idyllic than a dreamy home set on acres and acres of land. Plant a garden! Bring the horses! The options feel limitless with so much space to play with. These beautiful homes are worth checking it out in their own right, but they also come with room to run. 1. 67 Candia Rd, Deerfield, NH - $580,000 7 beds/9 baths  5,138 sqft, 20 acres Wild...

10 Beautiful Old Houses For Sale in Texas

501 Kernodle St, Rockwall, TX If you're looking to put down roots in Texas, here's a round-up of eye-catching Victorian properties for sale that are (mostly) massive and have massive charm to boot, just like the Lone Star state. 1. 9105 Mayfair Ln, Brenham - $2,795,000 5 beds/4.5 baths  4,840 sqft, 46.78 acres This beauty sits on over 46 acres and was built by a descendent of Syd Pennington,...

Flemish Bond Federal with a Beautiful Hearth

A twist on a classic. The purple door on this one is really striking and the lovely Flemish bond masonry is painted green! Flemish bond is a decorative masonry style; sides of the brick (stretchers) and ends of the brick (headers) alternate and the pattern created is really refined. You'll often see Flemish bond with the headers in another color, and that contrast is seriously superb. The technique...

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 here!   Eye candy, right this...

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...

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...

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