Sunday, September 09, 2007

And finally the reveal!

We finally have some pictures to show you of the new house! My family was able to come up from the farm today to see the house, so we gave them a tour first before we posted these. This is a very image intense post - we will try to keep the number of pictures down, but there are quite a few! As always, you can click on the photos for larger versions if you wish.

Mom brought us an overflowing basket of goodies from the garden - this snapshot is just a small amount of what she brought!

Here's what the front of the house looks like.

Now keep in mind, we have not been able to do any decorating and are still in unpacking mode... there are lots of bare walls and whatnot!

Here is looking down the stairs where the front door is.

When you walk in, there is a small bath off to your left that has this cool sink!

And off to the right is the large open living room area - we were even able to negotiate this awesome pool table when we made the offer on the house! Score!

Here is another view of the living room area.


Off the pool table is a slate landing that leads to a small deck - this is a great place for breakfast in the morning!

Here is the view from the upper-level deck

In between the living room and kitchen is a gas fireplace - this thing really pumps out heat!

Here is a view into the kitchen - the floors in this area are a Brazilian Cherry. The kitchen has a large island in the middle with a big slab of granite. While it is not my large "dream" kitchen, it seems to be working out well! We are just lacking storage space right now.

On the other side of the kitchen leads to the laundry room - nothing too unusual here, except the previous owners added this neat dog bath with a slate background! I bet the pups can't wait for their first rub down!

Of course, downstairs we have our exercise room... at this point we've been to busy to enjoy (um... right) this room. That will change tomorrow however!

Here is a shot of the upstairs master bath - we adore this funky room, the floor in here is even heated! Bring on the chilly weather!

So there it is! I know we didn't post all of the rooms, but we'll add more a little later once we have a bit more time.

35 comments:

  1. Your new home is lovely! I wish you both nothing but joy and happiness!!!

    Love your recipes and will be doing a lot more of them this winter...have a great week!!!

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  2. The house is beautiful-wow, three garages!! The front yard looks so nice. I liked every room you showed us--so open and light. You have done so much work already--ah, youth!! Have fun decorating and keep us posted. Jancd

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  3. Great pics. All the happiness in your new home. Looks so nice and open.

    Happy cooking!!

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  4. Beautiful, just beautiful. May your entire house, especially the kitchen be filled with warmth, good luck and love.

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  5. It is absolutely fabulous! That is a dream kitchen for many of us so enjoy it. I can't wait to see all of the beautiful creations that come out of your new kitchen.

    Wishing you both many years of happiness and success in your new digs.

    Congrats!

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  6. Looks like a great house. I hope you'll have lots of good times cooking there!

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  7. I must say that I love your house. It's beautiful! I can't wait to see the other pics. I think you lucked in when you found that little jewel. Congrats to both of you!

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  8. The house looks really nice. Very clean, modern, and open. The pool table looks fun, too. I wish I had a heated bathroom floor....I'm so jealous. :-)

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  9. Jeff & Joe,

    Congrats on your new house. It's a beauty! I love all the modern and unique features. Glad to see you're settling in well. It's been almost a year and we're still opening boxes in the basement ...

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  10. Your new home is beautiful Joe! Enjoy!!

    Val

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  11. That dog bath is one of the coolest things I have ever seen!!!!!

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  12. Congratulations on your beautiful new home. We wish you all the best in the world, much happiness, good luck and love.

    Your mom's vegetables are fabulous.

    I know you will make nice meals from them. You will have a busy week unpacking and organizing some more, but this is the fun part, right Joe?

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  13. What a beautiful home - so sleek and modern. I loved the railings on the stairs. Congrats!

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  14. What a beautiful home Joe! I'm sure you will have a blast putting in all the little touches that will truly make it a home. Good luck finishing up the unpacking.

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  15. Your new place is stunning, I love all the modern styling.

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  16. Very, very nice. I wish you all the best in your new home.

    Paz

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  17. Beautiful! I especially love the sink.

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  18. Congrats on the new house--it looks amazing! And clean--you two are fast! After I moved my apt was a mess for weeks!

    And those veggies look so good...how wonderful to have that fresh produce!

    Courtney

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  19. Beautiful home! I hope you guys are able to enjoy it for more than a few years! ;)

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  20. Gorgeous! Love the dog bath and the heated bathroom floor!

    By the way, I made your hamburger buns this weekend. Very yummy and very easy. I'm going to it up on my blog this week.

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  21. Lauren from CLBB9/10/2007 08:21:00 PM

    Joe,

    Love the house!!! Did you have the furniture in your other home? Everything looks brand new like it was purchased for this house!

    Wishing you both lots of happiness in your new home!

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  22. Wow!!!!!! What a cool house!!!!!!! Congrats Joe!!! I bet you will have loads of fun in that kitchen! And a dog bath too!!! Super view from the upper deck!! Wow!

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  23. I Love this house! Thanks for the tour Joe and congratulations to both of you!

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  24. Ahhhh, a heated floor! I am a little jealous of that. It looks like a terrific home, though. Congratulations, and thanks for sharing a look at it!

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  25. That aint no house, that there is a mansion!!!

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  26. I love your new house. How nice that you will be closer to your family again.

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  27. You have a lovely home and I hope you enjoy it very much!

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  28. Thank you! I know it is a bit on the modern side and not everyone goes for that. We, however, fell in love with the place seconds after opening the door.

    Lauren - Actually, the furniture in the living room (couch, lounge chair, other chair, the 2 red ottomans and the iron tables) we asked for when we made the offer because it really did fit so well in the space. They let us have them! Crazy huh?!

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  29. Welcome to MN! (Dang, you have a nice house!)

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  30. CONGRATS!! the new place looks great!

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  31. I love the modern style and your new house is so cool. Such attention to detail, it's just lovely.

    Most of all I hope you create many very happy memories in your new home.

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  32. Thanks! Things are settling into place and it is really starting to feel like home already!

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  33. Congratulations to you both! Your new home is fabulous. I'm ready to move in--and I have a great idea.

    I'll bring some 100% All Natural Extremely Cute & Cuddly No Gas Or Electricity Required Lawn Mowers! They love steep slopes and they double as Organic Fertilizing Machines! : )

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  34. Just beautiful Joe. I love the clean, modern lines of your home - that style appeals to me more and more - I think it's so soothing and relaxing. It's as if the uncluttered space around me allows my mind to be uncluttered as well. Awesome sink in the bathroom! And how smart to have that doggie sink too.

    Congrats and enjoy. :)

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  35. Susan - I love your idea!! I'm not sure we could get the neighbors on board though.

    Alysha - Thank you!

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