Before: surrounded by a pond, and fig & Paw Paw trees it was a slice of southern heaven in need of a LOT of TLC.
Local cedar siding straight from the saw mill.
Broken bond pattern made from inexpensive 12x12 slate tile helps distract from the reality that the walls are out of swuare and the floor is three inches out of level in twelve feet. Keeping to the budget and respecting the character of the old place implied living with the imperfections.
We dramatically decreased the overall footprint and size of the home by removing all additions later than 1900 vintage
Its been a lot of fun and deeply rewarding bringing this home back from the brink of demolition. From Left: Michael Chandler, Josiah Whitney, Moya Hallstead, Zach White, John Gunn.