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Rezoned and Repurposed: Le Moulin du Roc

I have a pretty one for you today. Le Moulin du Roc is a unique hotel located in the Périgord region of France. The quaint yet luxurious compound is actually made up of three separate former mill buildings set along the River Dronne. The mill structures date back to the year...

Rezoned and repurposed: 19th century Montana barn converted to living quarters

Today's post is purely for aesthetic delight - with a western slant. Here you see an authentic 19th century barn near Philipsburg, Montana that has been repurposed into an incredible living space. But it is not a private residence, no sir. It is offered up as "glamping" accommodations for the discerning western...

Rezoned and Repurposed: a wacky Wisconsin church

A reader contacted me about this amazing church converted into a private home in Wisconsin that is for sale! The owner is interior designer Cynthia Weston so you can bet there is something interesting going on inside. However, if you are thinking that the decor of this former church has been featured in some haughty design mags,...

Rezoned and Repurposed: The Book Mill

I love old books and I love old buildings. I adore old buildings converted into independent bookstores in scenic out-of-the-way locales. Are you with me here? The Book Mill is located in Montague, Massachusetts and it operates as a used bookstore/café/most cozy place in the world to drink tea. The bookstore is housed in an...

Rezoned and Repurposed: vintage Cabin Cruiser on dry land

Ever wanted to live on a house boat but not be bothered by sea-sickness? This place is the perfect solution... Come on, be a rebel! Listed for sale (or trade) in Kingston, Tennessee this unique take on small space living is priced at a mere $15,000. It has 1 bathroom and 1 bed -...

Rezoned and Repurposed: The Pigsty

Welcome to The Pigsty. The first thing you need to know about this structure is that it actually was a pigsty - as in, a place where pigs were housed and bred. The second thing you need to know about this structure is that it is now used as a hotel - for humans. Located in the...

Rezoned and Repurposed: Execution Rocks Lighthouse

How about a vacation at this fun place some 20 miles east of New York City? Welcome to the Execution Rocks Lighthouse. As the name indicates, this former lighthouse is located in a place where people actually met their doom. In what terrible manner, you ask? During the American Revolutionary War, the British colonial authorities were said to have executed people by...

Rezoned and Repurposed: Silo home

You don't have to be a farm kid to appreciate this unique house in Woodland, Utah. Recycling old grain silos into homes has become popular in recent years with shows like HGTV's You Live In What?! The sleek corrugated steel round exterior gives the house a chic urban industrial feel. This 2006 silo house was designed...

The Harmony Tea House

This little gem is located on St. Joseph Island in northern Ontario, Canada - not far from where I am staying for the summer. It is an old school-house repurposed as a tea room and it is up for sale! My fellow Canadian house aficionado Marie Hunter (who lives part-time on the island) showed me around and...

Rezoned and Repurposed: Wisconsin school house

This nifty little red school-house was built in 1907. It was converted into a comfy 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home and is currently for sale. It is located in Door County Wisconsin which is north of Green Bay near the small village of Egg Harbor. Listed at $239,900, this former school-house has over 2,000 square...