Thursday, December 19, 2013

The Big Dig... Foundations

This is mostly a story in images, of how this summer, our vacation house got started in foundations, and why my construction loving 4 year old thinks we are he best parents ever.

Here's a little sneak peak of some of the unpacking I did last weekend- more "finished" pics coming in 2014!

Stayathomeista modern vacation house living room with glass curtain walls

To review, we are building a vacation house (see our announcement here), and construction started in May of 2013. We are done/will be done mid-December 2013 which is something of a record. All I can say, is that we have a great contractor, and my husband and I are micro-managers, who visited every 2-3 weeks for the entire time. Although at the end, when my pregnancy sickness was too much, just hubby and our son went:)

So here's the less-than-interesting-to-most, update of what went on in May and early June.

Lovely board-formed concrete walls,

trucks for hauling gravel and soil,

me resting (it was 90+ degrees) with my little guy,

getting to stand in/on a loader,

the garage slab being poured and floated,

and a view from the driveway.


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Simply LKJ said...

The view out those floor to ceilings windows is amazing!

Sandie said...

I agree..what a VIEW!! I love your new sofa! It's perfect in that space!

acasarella said...

Okay so, foundations are lovely and all,but now that I've had a taste of the living room, I want to see more!!!

Ashley@AttemptsAtDomestication said...

Oh my goodness! What an amazing view! That room looks incredible!

j carr said...

Who was the vendor for your windows and doors? Thank you.

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