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Free Houses! These 6 Gorgeous Old Houses Are Free For The Taking — Provided You Can Move Them

Free Houses! These 6 Gorgeous Old Houses Are Free For The Taking — Provided You Can Move Them

By Elizabeth Finkelstein.

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I know exactly what you’re thinking: What on earth do I get the old house lover in my life??? I’ve hand-picked six gorgeous old houses that I can promise your significant is just going to LOVE. And here’s the really cool thing: all of these are being offered for free provided that you pick them up and move them to another site. Free houses AND rescuing a piece of history? That sounds like a match made in heaven. (Psst! Make sure to follow CIRCA’s YouTube Channel to see more old house eye candy each week!)


Want to know how to move a house? Watch the follow-up video below!

For more information on the homes featured in this video, visit the following links:
Osterville, MA:
Guntersville, AL:
Plano, TX:
Grimesland, NC:
Indianapolis, IN:
Enfield, NC:
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”

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