There’s a lot homeowners will do to save a buck, from washing clothes in cold water to trading bulbs for daylight whenever possible. But this house takes eco-friendly money-saving to new heights (or, err, lows?). Since the house is partially underground, it is naturally insulated in such a way thatContinue Reading

Like most multimillion dollar homes, this impressive Maine carriage house (it once sheltered horses, wagons, and sleighs for the nearby Norumbega Castle), comes with all the fancy-schmancy bells and whistles. Two massive stone fireplaces flank the living room, what was once a hay loft is now a gigantic rec room,Continue Reading

When most of us think of our dream home, the words “entrapment vestibule,” “blast door,” and “escape hatch,” probably don’t come to mind. But when you live in a Cold-War era missile silo, those features tend to come standard. That’s exactly what lies underneath homeowner Alexander Michael’s mysterious door. He’sContinue Reading

When it comes to interior design, we’re quite fickle in our tastes. Shabby-chic cabins, modern farmhouses, and even midcentury style all make us swoon. So when we spied this extra special Victorian home on Curbed, we wondered if we’d finally found the home that could satisfy all of our decorativeContinue Reading

Updating a historic home can come with challenges (like hidden surprises behind every demolished wall). So we can only imagine the effort required to convert an old space that was never actually meant to be a house. Luckily, the couple that now lives in this 1896 church had one convenientContinue Reading