Day 4: Low Clearance

I spent today with my kids.  School starts in under a week and then I’ll have a 2nd grader and a kindergartener on my hands and I just wanted a day at home with them.  Buuuut…I did manage to drag them with me on my day 4 house tour!

“Location location location! Walking distance to the prestigious Fig Garden village shopping center. Beautiful home located in the established Browning Estates. Fresh paint, stainless steel appliances and brand new granite counters in the kitchen. 2 bonus rooms with plenty of space for entertaining. The backyard is spacious with mature landscape and an unique covered patio. Recently refinished hardwood floors with large bedrooms. A must see! A must have!”

Sticking with my Bullard High School area, I found this vacant home built in 1956.  I was curious to see what, if anything, the seller had done to update it for a sale.

See my sour face up above?  Take note of the ceiling and then know that I stand all of 5′2″ tall.  I hope that paints the picture for you… ‘nuf said! Why? Why is that ceiling so low?  There is also an abnormally low light fixture over where, I assume, one would put a dining table.  It would end up less a foot over the table, though.  My 5 year old boy could easily reach up and touch the glass dome…

The kitchen is nicely modernized with good stainless steel appliances. There is fresh paint, beautifully finished hardwood floors, and granite countertops throughout.  The backyard has a very nice patio and garden with built-in bench seating and a greenhouse.  I got the feeling that the house may have been a bachelor pad at one time.  Huge pool table, built-in bar, neon beer sign…

Bottom line: my boy-children loved it.  It wasn’t my favorite.