Thursday, September 5, 2013

August 26, 2013: Almost finished

I'm posting these kinda late, but we didn't have a lot of time or technology since these were taken.  The house was *almost* complete when we did our walk-through last Monday.  Saturday was moving day (and trust me, you don't want to see those pictures - moving in 95+ degree weather isn't pretty).  But, we are getting unpacked and should have final move in photos soon.  Until then, enjoy these - it's the cleanest our house will ever look!

Home, sweet home


Living room

Mud room / laundry room

Kitchen (the fan has since been removed)


Kitchen (and Neil, our GC)

Kitchen looking into the living room

And, kitchen once again

Looking from kitchen into butler's pantry


Dining room

Butler's Pantry

Butler's pantry

Dining room


Guest room downstairs

guest room closet

guest room bathroom

guest room bath


dining room

hallway looking towards the front of the house.  Powder room is on the left

Upstairs hallway, looking into guest room

Baxter's room

Baxter's bathroom

Baxter's bathroom lights (he now has mirrors, also)

Master bath

Master closet

Master closet

Master shower

Saturday, August 24, 2013

August 21, 2013: Sneak Peak

Ryan was in Nashville this week for work and drove by the house to see its progress.  Here are some of the pictures he took:

A view of the back of our house

The garage from the alley

Another garage view

Side of the house

Front yard with our new landscaping

Front of the house from the street

A sneak peak of the house from the front door

And from the back door

Ryan's office above the garage

A view into the garage bathroom

Looking downstairs from the garage office

Where our cars will live

We are headed "home" (or at least back to Nashville) tomorrow.  We will stay in a hotel until we can move in on the 31st!!!!!  We are so close!  Monday is our home inspection, so expect lots of pictures.  Then, Tuesday we have a walk through of the main house with the builders, so that means everything should be officially complete on Tuesday in the main house.  Friday is the garage walk through with the builders.  And, Saturday is moving day!!!!!  They are a little behind schedule (big surprise, right?), so we won't close until the following week, but they are being extremely generous and letting us move in before we close.  Hey - a home and no mortgage - we aren't complaining!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

August 6, 2013: Less than a month

Can you believe that we are going to have a house in less than a month????  Jenn (the builder's representative) was nice enough to take some pictures today, while she was waiting for Lowe's to take measurements for our blinds (by the way, we went with cellular shades).  The house is really coming together.  We couldn't be happier with our finish choices:

Here's the covered back porch.  The yellow building is our garage (to be painted soon)

Here's the butler's pantry.  A wine fridge will go in the open spot.  You can see the grey color we chose for the walls.

Here's the dining room.  Besides another coat of paint, it looks pretty complete.  Through the door you can see the butler's pantry

A close up of the dining room light fixture.  

The fireplace with built-ins now complete

We thought we might put our TV in the built-ins instead of above the fireplace, but that's before we knew what they would look like...we'd have to get a pretty small TV to make that idea work.

A closeup of the kitchen countertops.

The downstairs guestroom with ceiling fan installed.

The staircase all stained and finished

Upstairs guest bathroom.  I was a little worried it would look to white, but I love it!

Upstairs bedroom with 1st coat of paint

Kitchen and living room

A nice view of the sink, faucet and lights in the kitchen.  A dishwasher will go in the opening by the sink.

The tall opening to the left will be the frige and the other openings to the right will house the oven and microwave

Our cooktop and hood...Isn't it pretty????  you can also see the floating shelves.  The entire area behind will be tiled up to the ceiling with white subway tiles.

As you can see, plenty of seating area at the island.

Master bedroom

Master closet built-ins

And more master closet built-ins. After living out of a suitcase for 9+ months, it's going to be a shock to be reunited with all of our clothes.

Master toilet

Master bathroom.  

Mud room built-ins

Baxter's playroom

A view of the staircase with light fixtures.

Upstairs guest bedroom.