Remember Me ..Muscled arms hoisted beams, forming the foundation of the homeplace. Fence posts were driven marking the boundaries of the one of the largest dairy farms in Washington county. There was much activity in 1820. The original home remains in the same place today, but now her total domain is a quiet corner on just under half an acre, lush with fruit trees and flowering shrubs. Her sturdy exterior is now brick, painted soft lemon-green, with dark green shutters... $219,900
Will They Miss Us…As We Will Them? She urges me to hurry, eagerly pointing, to catch a quick glimpse of a pileated woodpecker as it takes flight. As its red crest fades in the early morning mist, I notice her rolling in her hands, a ball of peanut butter and pecans…”it is for my little friends” she whispers…with which she coaxes two chipmunks out from their dried leaf bed…
cherokeedays: “ oldfarmhouse: “ jaybeehorsinaround: “ oldfarmhouse: “ Beginning to feel like I have a little of “November in my bones”. e m i l y Nelt ” Can I please have this on about 100 acres? And a stall barn. Oh and Daddy’s kagillion car.
She has aged well for her 130 years, fitting in nicely with the surrounding newer homes. Her grandeur is impressive with circular drive and pretty gardens inviting you to her columned entrance. Inside, rich architectural details—crown and tall floor moldings, picture rail, tall ceilings, interesting angles and lots of nooks and crannies, begin to reveal her age.
There’s a peaceful feeling in this house; a throwback to an era when life’s pace was slower. ‘Tall Oaks" stands here where she has for over a century. Framed by black wrought iron fencing and shaded by giant oaks her grounds have been the beneficiary of many gatherings. Inside, nine-foot-ceilings throughout most of the house, dramatize the spacious feeling. Sun dances through tall windows allowing an abundance of natural light.
Place unknown. Lovely shutters with their slatted tops to allow some light in
Bare feet pad ‘cross cool wood floors as the views, like magnets, draw you to the deck each morning. The crisp mountain air is invigorating. It is peaceful here as a slight breeze drifting off the mountains mixes with the aroma of fresh coffee brewing in the modern kitchen. Morning sunlight streams through immense windows showcasing the unique mountain views from every room...
The air is brisk. As I listen, I can almost see my breath. She points to various shrubs and trees, describing the brilliance they bring to the landscape in warmer seasons. It is the same with the house.