Category: Historic Homes

Historic houses, Landmark homes, Homes on the National Register of Historic homes as featured in my series about Historic homes.

Old Farmhouse Fixer Upper To Love

OLD FARMHOUSE FIXER UPPER TO LOVE I kind of love this old Farmhouse style home for sale. I’ve kept an eye on it for years to see what happens to it. The listing says the owner is having a hard time letting go of the old Farmhouse. It was his …

House Hunting in the Suburbs: Two Houses Pick Just One!

~House Hunting in the Suburbs~ Do you want House #1 or House #2? Let’s go virtual house hunting in the suburbs. We are looking for a house in Glen Ellyn, a beautiful upscale suburb of Chicago. Pretend you’re approved for $500,000. You’re a family of four and ideally you want: …

House of the Year 2015 – Lamb Manor

HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2015 I was thrilled when Nancy and George Corbett owners of Lamb Manor let me know their home WON the Wall Street Journal HOUSE OF THE YEAR 2015!. I fell in love with and did a post about Lamb Manor early last year when it was …

The MOST Famous Luxury Historic Home In Texas

Luxury Historic Home In Texas Welcome, I am glad you are back to see the MOST famous luxury historic home in Dallas, Texas. This house is really, really famous. Christies Real Estate details: Oilman H.L. Hunt and his many children including Lamar Hunt founder of the AFL and Hotelier Caroline …

The Spanish Style Ranch That Started It All !!!

Besides being up high on a cliff with panoramic views this 1936 Spanish style ranch has interesting bones and historical bragging rights. Designed by Cliff May who I am reading had mad influence in the design of California-style Spanish architecture. Plus, this sprawling Hacienda is one of “Southern California’s early …

Restored Old House For Sale: Darling 1921 Cottage

Look at this restored old house for sale that now looks brand new, but with all the charms of old world style. ¬†Once your head stops reeling, soak up all the details about this darling Naples, Florida cottage. It’s got an eye-popping red and white exterior accented by a bright …