Category: Houses

Milica Sterjova

In the small village of Rodmell in East Sussex, England, there is a 17th-century weather-boarded cottage that served as a weekend home for the famous English novelist Virginia Woolf. The writer and her husband, political activist and journalist Leonard Woolf, bought the home in 1919. In the early years in Rodmell, the couple lived in relatively […]

Katerina Bulovska

Graceland is a 13.8-acre estate, located in Memphis, Tennessee, famous for being the private residence of Elvis Presley. Many visitors assume that Elvis himself ordered its construction, but although he was fond of the property he did not build it. Graceland was part of a Hereford cattle farm in Whitehaven and was owned by the descendants of S.C. […]

Milica Sterjova

The Provand’s Lordship in Glasgow, Scotland, is a medieval house still standing in the city. It is one of only four remaining buildings from this period and although it isn’t the oldest building in Glasgow, it is the oldest house. Built in 1471 by Andrew Murihead, Bishop of Glasgow, it was originally built as a […]

Katerina Bulovska

Cornelius Vanderbilt II’s Fifth Avenue mansion was constructed in 1882 on the 57th Street and was the largest private residence ever built in New York. It also had a private garden and a stable. The mansion had 130 rooms and an impressive corner tower. Fifth Avenue in New York City may be one of the […]

Katerina Bulovska

The Village des Bories is a historical site located at the entrance of Gordes, in the Vaucluse department of France. It consists of 28 dry stone structures, characteristic for the Neolithic and Bronze age. The area was once officially known as  ‘Les Savournins’, while the huts were locally called ‘Les Cabanes’ and Galic huts. The exact origin of the […]