Before the whole speech therapy thing came up, I made an appointment to see a house this morning. I've been thinking I want a bigger house, and we've also been considering building an addition instead of just a simple (ha) kitchen and bathroom reno. I also want a second bathroom.
And, um, oops - I've gone an fallen in love with a house in a serious way.
My wish list includes:
separate family room as well as living room
nice big kitchen, preferably open to family room
second bathroom on main floor
ensuite would be lovely
walking distance to downtown
This house has:
gorgeous kitchen open-ish concept
no separate family room
but very large living room with built in shelves and window bench
absolutely nothing for us to do, not even painting
three bathrooms, including one in the unfinished basement
but the only tub is downstairs and it's much smaller than our leaking clawfoot
walking distance to downtown but up and down a huge hill
I could go on and on but mostly it's the bright open concept, enormous kitchen with gorgeous cabinetry, nice yard with two-tier deck, and its quiet, mature neighbourhood that get me. It's in a part of town I've never lived and I don't know if anything is within a 3-10 minute walk. Not too sure about the school but the local k-6 has a nice profile that highlights the work it does in the arts.
It was only supposed to be an exploratory, research-oriented viewing but I've gone and fallen in love with a house that has a bigger price tag than I'm comfortable with... the truth is we don't do a budget so I don't actually know what we can afford.
The major reason I'm bloggging this right now is because I've exhausted Sugar D's ear and he wants to spend Swee'pea's nap working on my website, and none of my family is near their phones. The nerve!
Help! What do we do?
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