Thursday, December 6, 2012

In the beginning...

What we got when we got the keys....  Dirty, Dirty, Dirty!  Part of our contract stated that the owner would have the house professionally cleaned.  Boy, did we get dooped... didn't happen, and the house was gross!  The gentleman that owned the house before ate curry, but by the way it smelt... he must have eaten curry for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a midnight snack.  It really was gross!  On top of that, his family had all gone back to India, and he was living a bachelor lifestyle for over a year.  Who needs to clean?  I mean seriously?  We had to empty our vacuum cleaner 3 times when we vacuumed the living room alone!  Gross!

These are the pictures from the first day of being a home owner.
When you walked by the light at the garage it would yell "YOU ARE TRESPASSING!" and scare the living daylights out of you!  Or at least out of me.  It took us a while to figure out how to disarm this.

I really like the front door.  It needs to be refinished, but I think it is really pretty. 

The porch off to the side of the door.  One of my Pawpaw's chairs will go perfectly there!  ;)

Right as you come in the door, to the left are French doors to the study.

In the study looking out.

This is standing at the beginning of the living room, looking down the hall way to the front door.  To the right is the study, and then the dining room.  To the left is a hallway that goes to the 3 other bedrooms, guest bath, laundry and garage.

This is looking into the dinning room.  We love the crown molding and detail at the ceiling.  Not sure about the broken blinds.  Didn't know about those until the walk through, and at that point... who cares?

Standing at the broken blinds window looking out onto the front door hallway and down the hall to the other bedrooms.  The guest bath is the door on the left.

Stepping back further into the living room, you can see the start of the kitchen on the right.  Bryan had to check everything, and make sure it was up to par.  (really, we were beginning to see just how dirty the kitchen was... did I mention there was a smell?)
The pantry is HUGE!

Good space between the island and the sink.
I love the huge island in the center.  I don't think it has been that empty since we bought it...

Off the kitchen is the breakfast room.  Very open.  The kitchen, breakfast and living rooms are all one big room.

Now, My blog has said that I am out of picture room.  I am very sorry!  This is all you get for now! :)


  1. I like it a lot. That's a nice house. Sorry it smelt so bad. :(