It all started with “Check this” in the email header Adam sent to me 31 January 2013 while I was still in Denmark.
An advertisement for a gorgeous house in our favourite Canberra suburb – Watson. The first thing I saw was recently refurbished studio/workshop and as soon as I saw the photos I went “OMG! This is exactly what I want!” After I madly clicked the photos, I recognized the sellers (one was my current work boss and the other I used to work with), and emailed Adam to hotfoot it to the Open inspection. All I can say is, thank goodness for the Internet, Skype and patient sellers who waited till I got back to Australia and made our offer less than 20hrs of me getting off the big silver bird from Copenhagen! Jet-lag, heat-waves and blindness to the bright summer sun (after weeks of diffused light from the snow) is the perfect combination when making a rather large purchase!
We are now the proud owners of a very beautiful home in the leafy tree lined suburb of Watson. Check it out – Wade Street, Watson.
I’m so excited as I now have a real studio to make ceramics, a garage to place a kiln which I’ll be kiln-sitting till Meredith wants it back (how kind is she to make such a generous offer). Meredith wants to be a potter and of course, the world needs more makers/creators/artists! Anyway, there is a house attached and Adam so can’t wait to play in his man cave (oops! garage). He has already decided how he’ll deck it out, so be warned when you come to visit!
So, that’s our little bit of news for 2013. As soon as we’ve moved in, I’ll let you know and of course, please come and visit us and watch us renovate over the up-and-coming months. Who needs reality TV renovation shows when you can see it in the flesh! Although I have to admit I did become a bit addicted to Channel Nine’s The Block when I got home from Denmark. Josh/Jenna and Phil/Amity have already provided some great design ideas. Bring on retro Danish design and a very worried husband 😉
Oh, and if you know of anyone that needs to buy a gorgeous 2 bedroom townhouse in Jerrabomberra please tell them to visit our home we are selling. It was my bachelorette pad when I bought it in 2001 and while we have both enjoyed living here for the past 18 months we are keen to move closer into the city and walk/bus/bicycle ride our way @ the inner suburbs of the Inner North.