You may have noticed that there hasn’t been much action on our plans to build a new home. No, this isn’t a bad thing, it’s actually spectacular.
We had originally planned on purchasing a 2.5 acre lot on an extremely desirable piece of property. When that never materialized we began looking at alternative options like purchasing another home on the cheap like I did with our current one and remodeling it.
The problem with remodeling, especially when you are residing in it while doing the work is that it just plain sucks. Everything you own is constantly in the way and always at risk of getting covered in dust, debris, paint, etc. If you need to poop, good luck! The shitter’s back ordered so here’s the bucket! I was kind and bought the cutout lid for it so the thin walls of the bucket don’t dig into your haunches while you squat.
I refuse to do that again. In fact, I have been the procrastination king on our current house because I am just burned the eff out on doing crap on this house. The punch list for the house includes :
- Finish Trim : Floor trim, room transitions
- Paint Trim
- Small amount of soffit & fascia work
- Finish vinyl siding around the front porch (only been 5 years since I started)
- Fix the foundation on the southwest corner(needs a new footing dug in in the crawlspace)
- Move the dog kennel away from the road and driveway
- Repaint the backyard deck
- Put burlap curtains up around the front porch for times we want privacy
I want out. I am going nuts in this place because I want what’s next. I’ve lived here for over 8 years and am getting the itch to move into a place with a G D garage and some room to stretch my legs!
Enter : Katie’s Find.
35 acres. 35 acres of land in the most convenient damn place it could be. It’s closer to the shop where we run our business (I could bike to work in 20 minutes), it’s closer to Katie’s job, and it’s 35 damn acres! 35 acres at under $1500 an acre! Unheard of. An absolute steal.
Pics or it didn’t happen though, right?
The closing date is July 12th. It can’t get here soon enough!