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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

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 […]

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!

Robert Redford and Scarlett Johansson Called this 18th-Century New York State Property “Home”

Known as “The Horse Whisperer” house from it’s “starring role” in the Redford-directed film! This incredible historic house has been lovingly preserved and is ready for the next steward to take up residence in the hamlet of Battenville, NY! See how shared and celebrated this noteworthy home.

The Sweetest Mint-Green Vintage Kitchen

With bright-as-sunshine yellow countertops, this vintage kitchen is the sweetest, softest green you’ll see all day! And the scallop detail around the ceiling?! Cuteness overload. Enjoy, old house friends!

What Old House Style Features Half-Timbering?

Tudor Revival has every day feeling like you’re in the English countryside!⁠

This Might Be the Cheapest House in Ohio, at Just $15,000!

With such a low list price, you’ll have plenty of savings left over to plan a thoughtful, creative and exciting restoration so that this foursquare can shine once more!

Goodbye, New York City! Moving with Piece of Cake Moving

Who do you trust when it’s Moving Day and all of your life is crammed into a few dozen boxes? Cristiana trusted Piece of Cake Moving, and had the best experience. See pictures from the move, and watch her highlight Reel!

What color are the happiest old houses?

Our money’s on YELLOW! Bright as sunshine, happy as a daisy, there’s just something so fabulously cheery about a yellow old house — we dare say they’re the happiest of them all!

Can You Guess the Most-Searched State for Old Houses?

The bustle of Boston, the calm of the cape, the beauty of the Berkshires … have you guessed yet? Gambrel roofs and wide-plank floor await!



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