Guys, the old house is gone! They worked hard all last week to cut down the dying trees and a few that were too close to where the new house will be and I can’t believe the difference it makes for our view!
I mentioned on my instagram stories (a great place to follow along for daily behind the scenes house progress) that the seller gutted the upper level when she left and took all the windows, not something we were expecting, but nothing about this whole process has gone as expected, so we are rolling with it. We had contacted Habitat for Humanity to come thru to take what they could use, but their schedule was so busy they couldn’t start til mid November. Thankfully one of our neighbors on the lake has a hunting lodge he is working on so he stripped the house of the rest of the windows, the deck, cabinets, basically anything left. I’m so glad someone was able to reuse the salvageable parts of the house.
So, the house has been looking like this for the last few weeks, which in hindsight we totally missed our opportunity to host the spookiest haunted house ever for Halloween. Although I think the health department would not have been on board with that one…
A few progress shots, could not tear my little guy away from watching the big machines!
And tada- fresh start! Love the new view!
So excited to finally have some progress shots to share with you all. It feels a little surreal considering we made the first offer on this home in June and 6 months later we are actually starting this whole crazy building process. They were digging the hole for the foundation today so we are moving right along!