We fell in love a month ago and have bought this little hundred-year old stone cottage.
It needs a lot of work, and a big can of Nandina-Be-Gone spray,
but it is loaded with charming details and has a very sound structure.
A porch with three stone arches, and a free-standing garage with a full apartment above. That will be the Composer's new office and studio space.
In this back view, the garage is on the left. The main house is just one story (that's the kitchen you see there). We'll rent the main house out, and use it as extra family housing when necessary.
So much work to do! Dead trees came down today, new roof goes on later this week, and the painters are already hard at work on the wooden window trim.
Inside pictures to come, and lots and lots of before and afters, so stay tuned.