Saturday, June 11, 2016

My 100 year old Victorian Home

  It has always been a dream of mine to live in a really old house with lots of character. A decade ago that dream became a reality when we were able to purchase our 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath home in the Huffman Historic District in Dayton, Ohio.

My home was built in 1903 but, my records show my barn was built in 1899.
This generally stays packed with furniture and has only once been used over the winter to house a vehicle. Now that I have a pretty good size studio plans are to get it restored to it's intended use Lol!


.We salvaged this wrought iron fence from a burned down house around the corner when I talked the bulldozer operator (slipped him a $20) into letting me get it. 




We chose the colors from a Historic chart and had to have it approved and although I loved it then, I'm ready for a change. I like the sage/grey of the body but, not as fond of the red anymore :)


We love the house and have loved living here but, long for the country where we both grew up. That will be a few more years down the road yet but, is coming!


Most of the houses are in great shape or are being worked on. You never really stop working on a Victorian home. There's always something needing updated :)





 I hope you enjoyed a look at my Victorian Home