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Saturday, September 1, 2012

Home sweet home!

I wanted to wait until I had everything put away and cleaned up, but that is going to take a while and I have people breathing down my neck to see pictures of the new house.  Things aren't as perfect as I would like them to be, but here are the pictures of the house. Please excuse the boxes and other out of place items. I will do better posts of the individual areas as I complete them.

Walking up the front walk

The front porch

The entryway (straight ahead is the family room to the right are the living and dining rooms)

The living room (our dump room for the moment) with the dining room beyond

The family room (from multiple angles)

Hallway to the bedrooms

Girls' bathroom

 Grace's and Milly's room

James' and Dylan's room

Master bedroom

Master bath (um, the 80's called and they would like their gold swirl tub back!)

I love these stools!

Soon to be Command Central!

Dining room

Boys' bathroom

Jesse's room/playroom (for now)

Laundry room

Backyard (the fence will come down, it cuts off the rest of the yard)

The house is about 2500 sqft and sits on a little over an acre with several fruit, (apricot, plum, peach, fig) citrus, (orange, tangelo, lemon, grapefruit) pecan and shade trees. The kids counted them today and there are 23 trees on our property. Standing out on our property, you would never know that you were in AZ...except for the heat! 
We finally moved in last weekend after spending a month painting, installing new floors and carpet, cleaning, etc. There is still much updating and decorating to be done, and I am looking forward to making this place ours. We feel so blessed to have found and gotten this house. We just love it! Hope you enjoyed the tour!


Jessica said...

oh my goodness, i LOVE it!!! this looks like the perfect house. i can't believe you have all those trees on your property, too. beautiful! i'm so happy for you guys. what part of arizona are in again?

Poppy said...

We are in Gilbert. I think it is the perfect house (for us anyway!)

Emily Widdison said...

can't wait to see it in person (without the heat...in Dec!) Wow! what a difference paint and new floors can make! So awesome! LOVE it!! need to convince Kyle to help me paint the rest of our house:)

Becky J. said...

Beautiful! I'm so jealous of your huge backyard, and those trees! Lucky girl! I'm so glad you've found such a nice place and hope you enjoy it!

Sabrina O'Malley said...

I love it Poppy and I am so glad you gave us a tour. I really enjoy seeing homes and have been waiting to see yours. What a blessing! It is a beautiful home!

Stephanie said...

Congratulations. New houses are so fun. I love the front porch and the big, grassy yard. Enjoy!

Alan and Jeni said...

What a great house! It looks so nice! I love the paint colors you chose and the floors. And how about those trees?! How fun is that? Congratulations!!!

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