I was pretty shocked when I opened these photos from Joe and saw how much progress had been made..... house wrap, waterproofing started on the basement, and more walls on the main floor!
Those who excel at those "what's different" photos will note that the portapotty has changed color and has migrated to the front yard! What can I say? I'm hundreds of miles away and poring over every photo dozens of times!!!!
Below is a closer photo of the front.
Aren't the little square windows neat?
It's a monster from the back!
The deep porch will wrap around the back; you can see the footings for it.
The open area where the ladder is will be the chimney. Lower level is the outdoor fireplace and upper/main floor fireplace will be inside the den with the flues sharing the same chimney structure.
Here's the den.
The fireplace will fill the center section and flanking it are two pairs of glass french doors to go out onto the upper porch. For a sense of scale the french doors will be almost 9' tall!
And here's a corner of our bedroom.
Picture window, glass doorway to the upper porch and a bedside window.
Joe has nothing but good things to say about the people who are building for us, not only our contractor but the individual craftsmen and workers.
The other word from Joe is that rooms are seeming smaller now that they are getting walled in, except for the kitchen which still appears huge.