first, the formal living room:
which is open to the kitchen (where i'm standing for these shots) and on the opposite side of the entry from the family room:
the room just past it with the drapes is the formal dining, which takes you right back around to the kitchen:
and just for kicks (and because it's apparently award-winning), the master bath:
and a peek at the backyard:
all those leaves are still there.
there you have it, party people. it is absolutely not a bit what i was expecting to buy. we'd been shopping the late 70s/early 80s fixers with a vengeance. so many that had amazing potential, but needed lots of cosmetic love. the moment i saw the listing for this beauty, i said, why not? maybe someone in this city didn't choose completely vanilla upgrades and we can have that older home with gobs of charm and a price tag we can afford? and so it was.
half of those spaces are still totally empty. there's a bit of furnishing to do. and it is not without existing cosmetic elements i'd like to change (i must note that, overall, i'm quite happy). all of which, naturally, you'll be subjected to, likely even complete with solicitations for your ever-awesome advice. i already have a million ideas swirling around in my head! it's going to be
more amazing guesters this week while i continue to dismantle boxes for a few more days.
i tell you, they multiply.