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Tour A Real Sears, Roebuck and Co. Mail-Order Craftsman Home

Laurelhurst Craftsman Bungalow: Dining Room is finally finished. It took a little while to finish the minor details, but we're done. (The top picture is the before, the bottom after. Yes, we stripped and stained the wood.)

Aladdin Kit Home, "The Sunnyside," 1920

From 'The House Beautiful' 1925. Wow - 2 colonnades! The bookcase colonnades lead to a den at the end of the living room. The french doors in the den open onto a spacious dining porch.

Dining Room at the Duncan-Irwin House (another grand Greene & Greene house in Pasadena, CA).

New Craftsman Bungalow Kitchen

New build: Craftsman Bungalow living room / fireplace

Artemesia L.A., CA | Hilton Hyland - Artemesia is arguably the best Craftsman house ever built. It features a unique English Arts and Crafts interior, nearly two acres of wooded grounds with waterfalls, the second-largest pipe organ in the country, amazing views to the ocean from most rooms, and a 2,000 sf ballroom.... Artemesia is the largest Craftsman residence in the U.S. Constructed in 1913 as the family residence of the largest builder west of Chicago, no expense was spared nor corner cut.


Do you have a Sears, Roebuck & Co., kit home?

Antique Style - Midwest kit home

sears home kit


Craftsman style garage


The Hollywood (Model Nos. 259, 2069); ($1,376 to $2,986)

Mail-order bungalow from 1903.


1918 by EW Stillwell, design #R-88. 1st fl bedroom, put a bath in its place attached to the den and the hall, larger closet in den as well. The kitchen should lose the door directly to the dining room, breakfast nook could be a small greenhouse or sunroom, back porch could be a pantry / mud room. 2nd floor: lose the dressing room, turn into bath. Existing bath is incorporated into sleeping porch and larger landing

Bilt-Well Catalog 40: Colonnades BW-1171 and 1174 BOOKCASES, COLONNADES, AND OTHER CONVENIENCES

Colonnade with glass front cabinets - c. 1925 - Bilt-Well Catalog

There are several reasons No. 580 appeals to us, even though the position of the kitchen chimney is oddly placed relative to the range, which most likely would have been a woodstove in 1918. It's a simplified Craftsman-style bungalow, a basic rectangle so it would be relatively easy to build, with two bedrooms and a bathroom, and reasonable size living rooms. As small houses go, it even has a respectable amount of closet space without counting the basement storage.

Gardens of Craftsman houses (1890-1930)

Love the Arts & Crafts bungalow style homes!

Many Arts & Crafts houses were built from kits manu­fac­tured by Sears, Roe­buck & Co., Alad­din and other kit makers. Kits weighed about 25 tons, included a detailed assembly manual, extensive blueprints, and about 10-30,000 individual pieces. Sears alone sold over 70,000 kit homes from 1908 to 1940.

Sears kit homes - you ordered the house from Sears catalog....they are still around today - beautiful and FULL of CHARACTER.....

Mail-Order Homes: Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses (Shire Library) $6.36

Mail-Order Homes: Sears Homes and Other Kit Houses (Shire USA): Rebecca Hunter: 9780747810483: Books

Sears Roebuck Kit Homes 1908-1940.