To review… the Grout Cottage is a Queen Anne built in 1895. It is a duplex that we began remodeling in December 2012. Here’s the introduction post to the house.
I know I said that we were going to keep the old carriage house but after taking a serious look at it in the back yard of the Grout Cottage, we decided that it would cost too much to save it. We wouldn’t really be able to recoup the cost to basically rebuild the dilapidated carriage house so last week it came down.
My Dad skillfully demolished it with the backhoe. Here’s a snippet of the action,
well that was fun if you like watching buildings being demolished…and then after a few hours work it was reduced to this,
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