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The Carlisle House

To celebrate our 25th anniversary, This Old House purchased an 1849 Greek Revival farmhouse in a pastoral suburb of Boston. We'll give it the update it desperately needs, then hand it off to new owners to take into the twenty-first century.

The Carlisle House Episodes

Floor Plans

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carlisle 2nd floor before
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The Carlisle House Articles

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Our Old House

This Old House takes on a classic New England farmstead for its 25th Anniversary project
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Razing Ell

The Carlisle TV project loses its house-to-barn connector to make way for a modern ell
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Well Connected

For its twenty-fifth anniversary project, This Old House transforms an 1849 connected homestead
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Yard Noise-Reduction

How to block out the cars and mowers when the noise in your yard just makes you want to scream

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The Carlisle House: 21 Need-to-Know Lessons

A celebration of This Old House's 25th-anniversary remodel—from start to spectacular show-house finish—with more than a score of important lessons for every homeowner
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Expect the Unexpected

A septic tank turns up in a surprising spot, which may mean a bit more digging than we'd planned on.
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Foundation on a Flatbed

The new foundation at the Carlisle Project won't be arriving in a cement mixer. It will show up on a truck, be installed in less than a day, and stay weather-tight for decades.
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Barnjacking!

Tom Silva's team gives a whole new meaning to the expression "raising a barn."
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A Youthful Passion

This Old House steps into the role of homeowner this year, with the goal of passing down our house (and our values) to a new generation.
 

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