Home Sweet Home

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So I did mention that we purchased a house!  This is quite exciting because up until now, I have only lived in apartments since graduating from college.  Owning a home with a yard and a garage is a new experience, for sure!  Our search for the perfect house was a year in the making.  I think we must have looked at upwards of fifty houses before we found this one!

A little about this house, which is an architect’s dream:  It’s a Victorian house built in the 1870’s.  It’s located in the historic district of the town we’re moving to.  There is a lovely porch extending the full length of the front of the house.  Inside, some of the rooms have the original wood plank floors (widths from 8″-12″, and some running up to 13′-0″ in length) and there are two fireplaces, one is the original wood-burning fireplace and the other is a newer, gas fireplace.  There is a nice-sized rear yard and the front is terraced.  It was love at first sight.

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Photo of ceiling in main living area

 

 

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Photo of original floorboards

We are slowly settling in and figuring out what we want to do with the house, but it has lovely bones and lots of possibilities!

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