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Saturday, June 27, 2009

House Love!

Have you ever dreamed of what you think would be your perfect house? Many of you would think that I am crazy, but I have always dreamed of an old house with cottage charm a big porch and qualities that give it a lot of charm. Well yesterday I found my potential candidate and here it is!
My huge wrap around porch. Tin shingles. Small cottage front yard.

The swing is already there, and it works!


A little of what you see in the living room. It is very large.

Check out these dining room windows!


Dining room fireplace. This room is very large too.




A glimpse at the kitchen, with a feeble attempt at remodeling.

Oh, and I forgot to mention, the price is right!
Don't get me wrong, there are a lot of repairs that would need to be made, but this place could be absolutely charming. My battery went dead or I would have taken more pictures. I might also add that it is in a very small little town, with lots of houses that look even more charming than this, and the yard backs up to a friend of mine that was once my neighbor. To be exact, the one I took the gift to yesterday. You would also be getting the best neighbor in the world! It is oh so tempting! I wish I had never gone to look at it . It could be a dream, but I have to remember it could also be a nightmare! What do you all think, other than that I am crazy?
Have an absolutely wonderful Saturday!
Jackie

13 comments:

Dawn Gahan said...

You had me at "porch swing."

Oodles of potential.

Watcha gonna do?????

Dawn

Songbirdtiff said...

I think if you are up to doing the work, you should consider it! It's very charming. :) If you don't want to do the work (or pay someone to do the work) it might be a headache.

Stacey said...

Are you serious about this? If that is your dream and it is feasible...I say GO FOR IT!!

Dawn Jenkins said...

oh it is BEAUTIFUL...love the windows in the droom. Ronnie and I have remodeled two houses...it was hard, but so worth it in the end.

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Oh My Gosh...where do I sign? Who do I make the check out to? I LOVE it!!!

Liz said...

Oh girl. I wouldnt be able to sleep after seeing a house like that. It's a dream!

Gretchen said...

I dream of an old home too and yours has lots of possibilities.

Gretchen

Christina said...

Oh my, Jackie. What a lovely house. I wouldn't be able to stop thinking about it either. Wow!

Christina said...

Oh and I had to stop back by and say that I'm in love with those windows!

Simply Dandy said...

I can see why you are in love, of course I am a sucker for old homes. Life is short, if there is a way you can do it, then do it. You never know what tomorrow may bring.

Hugs,
LeAnn:)

Mrs. Trixi said...

Jackie, I think it's wonderful. That house too, is my dream. We just never found it. I am so glad you have.

jen said...

Go for it or I'll beat ya to it!! LOL!

Jen

Nicole @ BugaBoos said...

I don't think you are crazy at all! I loved this house the minute I seen your pictures. I love older homes like this, love the porch, love the windows, it has so much potential! I really really love this house!