Category: Historic Homes

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

Charming Farmhouse Circa 1880 To Call Home

A charming Farmhouse on the market in Haddonfield NJ has me wishing I could buy it.  Let’s click our ruby slippers and say There’s No Place Like Home three times. It’s not too big and not too small, and has a detail list too long to recall. I mean it …

Farmhouse of the Angels in Puglia Italy For Sale

FARMHOUSE OF THE ANGELS IN ITALY Farmhouse of the Angels in Puglia, Italy is today’s home tour.   A 17th Century Romanesque villa called Masseria Degli Angeli, translates to Fortified farmhouse of Angels in Italian.  It has been lovingly restored by owner Julia Silk and her husband. I am dreaming …

The Schweppe Estate on Lake Michigan

The Schweppe estate is in Lake Forest, IL on Lake Michigan nestled by trees on over 5 acres. We saw it before when I briefly featured it in  Real Estate House Talk Sampler. It’s a castle-like estate dripping with majesty and has been meticulously restored. In a word: GLORIOUS! History of …

Charleston SC Historic Home For Sale

I found a Charleston SC historic home that has stood the test of time since roughly 1796 through 1800. She looks good enough to eat.  Apparently others feel this way because she was renovated by a preservation architect.  The rooms are all formal and Charleston-looking and of course the house …

Two Historic Homes On The Same Street in Illinois For Sale

I am excited to share two historic homes on the same street in Oak Park, Illinois for sale.  It’s time to double our pleasure and double our fun with historic homes aplenty. Both of the homes are in Oak Park, Illinois on Kenilworth Ave.  Oak Park is a prestigious suburb …

Updated 1920s Historic Jewel Houston Texas For Sale

Updated 1920s historic jewel of a house in Houston Texas is for sale.  This heart-pounding at first sight house will probably not be on the market for long.  It’s labeled traditional, I call it a turquoise dream. Be still my heart, I have a huge crush.  I love it from …