I had a friend ask me, ” What the heck is a one dollar cottage?” Good question.
I am not really sure how to type a scream of extreme frustration… My husband told me on Mother’s Day 2012 that he had worked out a deal with the owners of the Arthur Barnwell House, and that it was ours. I never in a MILLION years would have thought that it would be a year and a half later, and my house would be
I wish I had some good news to report…the rain has us at a standstill! The house mover was ready to get started putting her back together two weeks ago, but a day has not gone by without rain. Until the ground dries up a little, we can’t get the machinery in. Hopefully I will have better news next Monday! I want to walk through
So there she sits. That is the back door to my kitchen, and what will be our dining porch is there on the side. I feel bad that I haven’t had any progress to report on the house. The house mover was going to be there last week to start putting her back together, but the weather here in South Carolina is not cooperating with
Wow! I can’t believe I haven’t posted in so long! We have kind of been at a standstill. As of March 29th, the house has officially been moved! That is where the house used to be… And this is where it is now… Eight of the ten pieces are across the street from our property, waiting to be put in to place. The piece that
Big news today! The ground is finally drying out and they are finally getting the foundation ready! Woo hoo! We are hoping to get the concrete poured tomorrow, just in time for the predicted “winter event” on Friday! That is my gazebo… That is the bay window in my secondary parlor, the parlor, and one side of the veranda… And a couple of shots of
How cool is this! My mom called to tell me that she opened the Greenville News and saw a picture of our house…two thirds of it anyway! The weather has been so bad for the past few weeks that we are kind of stuck…we have the second and third floors moved, and are waiting for the rain to stop and the ground to dry up
More exciting news! Yesterday I went to the house and this is what I saw… And this is what was at our lot… And this morning this is what was at our lot… Now we just have to move the bottom floor! I spent the morning up on Glassy Mountain with the previous owner of the house…she is WONDERFUL! She gave me a stack of
I haven’t posted in over a month! I have a lot of news! The second story came off… For Christmas, my son located the parlor mantle that was missing… A man had removed it, and had been storing it in his barn… The three pieces of the third floor and the three pieces of the second floor will be moving to our lot this week!!