The House has a Home!
The good news – we signed an offer on a property! Which means… we finally have a location for this house! We lucked out and found the perfect property. It’s on a quiet street within walking distance to parks and stores. We’re also happy with the neighbourhood – Harbour Landing. Ruth from A.R.E. Law put together the paper work for us to purchase the lot and helped us through the whole process. She’s a great real estate lawyer if you need one!
The bad news – the lot is designed for a house plan with the opposite garage orientation of what we had created.
The best news – we’re on a corner lot, which means no neighbours on one side! It also means making one side of the house appealing since it will be visible from the street. KRN Residential Design is going to take a look at the exterior of the house and come up with something pretty for us.
It didn’t take long for KRN Residential Design to flip the house. They did have to backtrack a bit with the foundation design and engineered detailing, but at last we’re taking a giant leap forward.
I may have also taken this opportunity to add a second window beside the front door in order to centre it and create a larger transom.
Isn’t it strange to look at it flipped? I’d show you the interior floor plan but it’s the engineered version which means it has markings all over it. It’s harder to read now, so I’ll save you from straining your eyes.
Do any of our readers live in Harbour Landing? What do you love about the area? Are you relieved that we found a property, and aren’t just creating a fictional house? We sure are.