This house. THIS HOUSE! JUST LOOK AT IT! Surrounded by the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, it’s everything I love in a big, old house. A little rough around the edges (there’s that word we love: “potential!”) but still steeped in old-fashioned grandeur.
Earlier this month I was in a bookstore and passed by a book called Life Would be Perfect If I Lived in That House. Oh, if I only had a nickel…
From the listing:
Gwynn’s Island! Wide, Expansive views of Milford Haven and Chesapeake Bay – Grand Colonial home in need of TLC, large rooms hardwood floors baseboard heat on first floor radiant heat in ceilings on second floor – each room has own control, Covered front and side porches, appliances convey as is, nice beautiful trees/opened land for gardening and entertaining. Bulkhead basin area for your boat, seller states 3′MLW (buyer to verify) New floor joists/floor in kitchen & new cabinets
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AUTHOR ELIZABETH FINKELSTEIN
Elizabeth is the founder of CIRCA and a practicing writer, architectural historian and preservation consultant living in Brooklyn, NY. Elizabeth has loved historic houses for as long as she can remember, having grown up in an 1850’s Greek Revival gem that was lovingly restored by her parents. Elizabeth, her husband Ethan and their beagle Banjo remain on a relentless hunt for their perfect “Thanksgiving house.”