Property Crush
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A Sunny 1,200-Square-Foot 2-Bedroom in a Former Brooklyn Church
If you have a love for older homes, but a desire for modern amenities this apartment could be the perfect compromise. This former church and school in a landmarked district of Brooklyn was converted to condos in 2005. Arrive home to a beautiful, historic brick exterior and then enjoy all the modern comforts of home.
Jun 20, 2017
A 1,500-Square-Foot Houston Home with Timeless Updates
Relaxing on a porch swing, sipping sweet tea under a large shade tree… Sounds completely dreamy to me, which is why I absolutely adore this charming single family home in historic Houston Heights. It’s spacious while still feeling cozy, with a balanced mix of vintage charm and modern updates and serene outdoor space for days. This is a quintessentially storybook family home, complete with porch swing, shade tree, breakfast nook and huge backyard.
Jun 14, 2017
Beautifully Restored 3000-Square-Foot 18th-Century Colonial in Providence
Crushes are great, but for anyone who appreciates historic homes, this one may be love. Located on historic Benefit Street in the College Hill neighborhood of Providence, this gorgeously restored Colonial Zachariah Allen House dates back to 1772 and retains many original details while benefitting from loving restoration and updates. I mean, centuries old and as beautiful as ever? Be still my historic home loving heart…take a peek!
Jun 6, 2017
Warmth, Charm & Architectural Details in this $1.5m Multi-Family Home in Historic Stuyvesant Heights
This two-family home in Stuyvesant Heights is straight out of central casting and represents all the things we love about older Brooklyn homes like hardwood floors, fireplaces, decorative molding and exposed brick. The 1.5 million price includes an owners’ duplex and a garden-level rental unit (to help pay the mortgage). The home’s architectural details are in keeping with the historic neighborhood’s posh past and exude warmth and charm.
May 31, 2017
A $699k Storybook Cottage in the Rolling Hills of Bucks County
This charming cottage is in the countryside, but it’s not as far-flung as you might think. Located in the borough of New Hope, Pennsylvania, it’s about an hour’s drive from Philly and an hour and a half from New York City. This home is small — just under 1,300 square feet — but it’s brimming with charming details (exposed beams! fireplaces!) and thoughtful updates.
May 25, 2017
1500-Square-Foot Eco-Friendly Modern Seattle Townhouse
This 3-bedroom/3-bath townhouse is part of a new build in Seattle’s Atlantic neighborhood. The townhouse is one of 28 units featured in the 4-Star, Built Green Community Holgate Townhome project.
May 16, 2017
A Mix of History & Modern Comforts in a Converted Chicago Church
This 3-bedroom duplex is a gem of a find in Chicago—a family-friendly home that is a gorgeous mix of history (the unit is situated in a converted church) and modern comforts. The unit itself is modern and bright without feeling sterile thanks to the abundance of hardwood floors and exposed brick as well as a wood-burning fireplace.
May 10, 2017
A Gorgeous Two-Bedroom Duplex in Park Slope
There is so much to love about this lovingly rehabbed Park Slope duplex, from the location one block from Prospect Park, to the spacious, sunny rooms with original features—hardwood floors with walnut inlay, working fireplace, and stained glass bay window. This property is a beautiful mix of vintage and modern in a prime Brooklyn location with access to additional basement storage and a private deck. In other words: a dream scenario indeed.
May 2, 2017
A”1965 Meets 2017″ One-Bedroom in Los Angeles
This one-bedroom condo offers a fantastic mix of mid-century LA style and modern amenities, not to mention the fact that it’s located in an historic LA neighborhood—minutes from shopping, dining, attractions, and major expressways. If you’re looking for a bright, hip, centrally-located property with a pool and treetop views, take a peek at this gem!
Apr 25, 2017
Thoughtful Design in Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn
For better or for worse, Brooklyn is booming with new construction. But instead of bland and cookie-cutter, this 6-unit building was designed with a style connoisseur in mind, boasting Italian finishes and thoughtfully selected materials, finishes and fixtures. This fourth-floor unit is the last one available in the building.
Apr 18, 2017
A Warm Industrial Feel in DC with the Modern Comforts of Home
For fans of the Warm Industrial look who aren’t interested in restoring an old factory or warehouse themselves, this 2-bedroom condo in DC offers the look and feel of a historical building but with plenty of modern amenities and luxury.
Apr 11, 2017
Above the Fray in a Small Manhattan Penthouse (with Private Roof Deck)
Having private outdoor space in New York City is on the wishlist of many (most?) residents here. We’re drawn to the hustle and bustle of the city, but at the same time we’re always looking for places to retreat and re-energize. I imagine this 287 square foot roof deck would be just the antidote to the urban whirl below.
Apr 4, 2017
A Bright & Charming Condo in San Francisco
I set out to find a two-bedroom condo for sale in the heart of San Francisco (that wasn’t a total fixer-upper) for under a million dollars, thinking it wasn’t possible—because the city is just that expensive. But then I found this gem, and got completely lost in San Francisco day dreams for a good while.
Mar 28, 2017
Elegant One-Bedroom in a Federal-style D.C. Boutique Condo
Located in the hip and historic Dupont Circle neighborhood of D.C., this is an elegant one-bedroom condo of my Federal-style dreams. I lived in D.C. for a year and used to meander down New Hampshire Ave., wondering what the interiors of these elegant buildings looked like. Turns out, pretty pretty pretty great. If you’re in the market or in the window-shopping market, take a look at this vintage gem! 1728 New Hampshire Ave NW Apt 201 Washington, DC 1 bedroom | 1 bath | 704 sq ft.
Mar 21, 2017
A Lovingly Restored Early 20th-Century Family Home in Chicago
Maybe you can have it all: spacious living (perfect for a family) in a vibrant, urban neighborhood. This four-bedroom Chicago home has hit the market (but we bet it won’t be available for long).
Mar 14, 2017
A Landmarked Brownstone Apartment on the Perfect Block (With a Woodburning Fireplace!)
Ready for a dose of vintage perfection in the Meatpacking District? This one bedroom is up for grabs. 72 Perry Street 2A, NY, NY 1 bedroom | 1 bath Landmarked Brownstone, working fireplace, high ceilings $725,000 | $939 monthly maintenance Property website A sunny, high-ceiling-ed one bedroom in a 1910 Brownstone with a working wood-burning fireplace: that’s pretty much the dictionary definition of “good bones” when it comes to apartment hunting.
Mar 5, 2017
A Hilltop Los Angeles Home Giving Us Palm Springs Vibes
Want a Palm Springs feel but live in Los Angeles? Check out this mid-century home in Eagle Rock, on the market for $799,000. 1625 Wildwood Drive, Los Angeles (map) 2 bedroom | 2 bathroom | 1,403 SF 2-car garage, fireplace, 2 patios $799,000 | $569 per SF Property website Perched atop a hill, this two bedroom, two bath home is giving us #doorsofinstagram vibes right off the bat with a bold orange front door.
Mar 3, 2017