Sears Kit House

sears home newbury Sears Kit House
The Newbury 1933-1940 (Model No. 3397); ($1,791 to $2,042)
Shelterrific has highlighted an article from Cottage Living about a family living in their 1930′s Sears Kit House. The Sears archives has some more great information about these homes which were sold through mail order from 1908 to 1940. They estimate 70k-75k of these homes were sold and included 447 different home styles.
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Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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    This is Great! Wow very stange in that I was just telling someone about the Sears Kit House. I grew up in one, many memories. I will be sure to pass this site on to my Dad, he will get a kick out of it!
    Thanks!