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Galentine’s Day with All Your Favorite Old House Influencers

The ultimate old house lovers weekend, with CIRCA, Cheap Old Houses and a half-dozen of the most incredible house stewards and influencers we all love to follow!

Live Your Absolute Dream in an English-style Manor House!

Dreams are about to come true for the new owners of this stately stone home! Stare pensively out the window with a copy of your favorite English tragedy (or romance!) on your lap.

Porch Perfect as a Georgia Peach!

Sometimes, you don’t even need to see past the porch — and those double doors! — to know this is THE ONE!!!⁠

Yummy Victorian-era Fireplaces in Michigan for Under $50,000!

Because you deserve not just one majestic fireplace, but TWO!

Q&A with a Real Estate Pro: Mid-Century Modern in Houston, Texas

Must-watch for all of us who dream of a mid-century modern timecapsule in and around Houston, Texas.

Winter Weeknd Getaway in Historic Manchester, Vermont

Road trip to the snow-covered mountains for winter sports and old houses!

Tour this c. 1825 Old House in Upstate New York!

Priced to sell at an incredible $164,900, this old house (listed on the National Register of Historic Places, no less) will have you packing your bags and heading to the Colored Slate Capitol of the World!

Inside the Workshop of the Most Beautiful Lighting Designs

Craftsmanship and history meet in the workshop of Authentic Designs Lighting in West Rupert, Vermont

Tudor Revival Fixer-Upper for Under $75,000

If shag carpeting is on the verge of a comeback, here’s your chance to get ahead of the trend!

The Stone House Everybody’s Talking About!

The plasterwork alone is enough to bring you to your knees! Behold, an architectural tour de force!

Dark & Dreamy Wood-Paneled Library to Make #Bookstagram Drool!

Fill the shelves with your favorite titles, stoke and fire and enjoy time in your new favorite room in the house!

Q&A with a Real Estate Pro: New York’s Hudson Valley & Catskills Region

Must-watch for all of us who dream of a storybook cottage in this historically-rich and picturesque part of New York State.

Special #Caturday Curation with Historic House Cats

It’s #caturday so of course we wanted to know from Missy, the feline face behind @historichousecats, which houses on CIRCA were tempting her *right* now. Which of her choices do you agree is most purrrfect?

Three San Diego Houses with Details that Leave You Speechless!

Prairie Style-overtones, Mid-Century innovation, Spanish-influenced tilework — this trio of cool California homes has that and so much more. You’ll be ready to pack up and head West!

Vivid Color and Tropical Spirit in Sarasota

This bright bungalow beauty is where you’ll want to spend all your sunny days!

Modern Maine with Scandi Vibes!

Every old house lover’s dream: a rustic mid-century gem, lovingly restored, on an island off the coast of Maine!

CIRCA Onsite! Historic Salisbury Foundation’s 47th Annual OctoberTour

Alix took a little road trip to Salisbury, NC over the weekend to attend the annual OctoberTour as guests of the Historic Salisbury Foundation. Small town charms and private old house interiors to peruse = perfection. She caught @SarahWhiteHarvey painting a plein air of the William Murdoch House.  The streets were full! The old house […]

Save the Original Windows, with the Window Preservation Alliance!

Original windows are one of the (many, oh so many) aspects of old houses we love. They are a celebration of craftsmanship *and* give a house texture, dimension and personality! Learn about the Window Preservation Alliance and support their online auction, now ongoing!

Monterey Bay Beauty with the Most Stunning Colors

Speechless! Jawdropping! Awe-inspring! There are so many ways to describe the plaster ceiling in this California beauty.

What Sounds Does a Staircase Make?

Swoooop! That’s the sound of an elegant staircase as it curves and climbs upwards to the next story! Richmond, Virginia’s, historic Fan District is packed to the brim with stunning, stately old houses with beautifully preserved details — and this latest is no exception to the rule!



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