Thursday, June 3, 2010

An Old House Tour

I went with a friend today and toured this very cool house. It was built around 1870 and moved to this spot in the last few years. It has been renovated and added to I think, but has most of the original floors, doors, roof etc. This house is very unique. Come along and see for yourself.

The porch wrapped around the whole house and was amazing! I pictured it with a bunch of rockers and different seating areas.

Isn't it cool how the brick was put on so haphazardly?

Here is the staircase when you walk in the front door. All the wallpaper is fabric.

This is the greatroom looking in from the kitchen.

Here is the kitchen.

I just LOVE this copper sink!

This brick around the oven is one of my favorite parts of the house! I wish I could do this in my kitchen!

An old-fashioned toilet. Very cool...I also love the color of that beadboard.

This bathroom is huge! Have you ever seen a bathroom with a fireplace?

Speaking of huge bathrooms, here is the master bath. Notice the wood and tin ceiling. It was like this throughout the house.

I have never seen a shower like this before. It has no walls. You just shower in the middle of the room. It had three shower heads; two on the wall and one coming down from the ceiling. I'm not sure how I would feel about showering here, hmmm.

Here is the master bedroom. It takes up the whole upstairs with the master bath. It has two fireplaces in the bedroom and one in the bathroom.

This is the stairway leading to the master bedroom. Those doors are so cool! The stairs are very narrow and steep!

This is the sideyard. LOVE all the brick! And I didn't even show you the basement. It was too dark for pictures, but a cool kid's quarters.
My kids had a blast running around this old place. They said they wanted to live here because it is huge. I told them it was way too much for mommy to clean! What do you think? Could you live here?


Jen~ Lipstick and Laundry said...

I want to live there... I'll start packing...

Cottage Dreamers said...

That house is amazing! I've never seen anything quite like it. I'm with you though, it would be too big for me to keep up with until the kids got a few years older.
☺ Celeste

Artfulife said...

They just don't make em like they used to anymore. The lighting fixtures are so beautiful! That shower is pretty crazy.

Elise said...

I could, BUT with a housekeeper!! You know I can't even keep up with my own, much smaller than that, house!!