Today was a red letter day for me. Husband and I went over to check out the progress (or lack of) of our new condo. As you've no doubt heard, I'm getting pretty discouraged and downright negative about the whole moving idea. Well, let me tell you: I have a whole different attitude as we speak. I muscled my way into OUR SUITE!
We walked down to our building, following in the footsteps of the security guard. When we hit our driveway I split and ran down into the underground parking lot. There were three workmen standing there, about to go home for the day. I promised them my first born if they would PLEEEEZ let me sneak up and take a look at my future home that I had never seen ... PLEEEEZ, PLEEEZ, PLEEEZ!!!
I groveled some more.
So, I groveled some more.
Finally I beat them into submission and they buckled. They pointed to a door and said, "Close it when you come out."
I didn't have to be told twice. I ran up those stairs and into our GORGEOUS new home! The view that hit me almost made my heart stop. It is absolute fabulous. I started clicking pictures as fast as I could, thinking I'd be tossed out on my ear in a matter of seconds. Wouldn't you just know it - my batteries died! Bummer! I couldn't take my eyes off the view from the living room windows. I could see the most fantastic view of our new front yard ... the golf course ... all the golfers and carts going by. It was awesome! Just to the left of our suite is the prettiest rockery garden with a waterfall. We will have this wonderful back yard that we don't have to pull weeds out of or cut the lawn. It could not be more perfect.
Our balcony is a nice size. It's going to be wonderful to sit out there in the Summer. Next Summer. Forget this Summer I'm afraid.
The rooms all appear to be a good size. As you can see, it's pretty much of a mess. It's just a skeleton still ... but I got a "feel" for it and that's all I needed. I'm back on track again and terribly excited now.
I just wanted to share my excitement.
P.S. No, husband did not get to see the suite. By the time he realized I'd managed to con my way inside - the door had locked behind me and he couldn't get in. Oh dear. When I went down to look for him the door locked behind me and that was the end of that. We tried harassing the security guard into letting us go back in but she wasn't buying. Desperate times call for desperate measures. I considered choking her out and tossing her in the dumpster, but decided to let her go ... this time.
Here's what I saw when I walked into my new home! That will be the view looking out of our livingroom window toward the golf course. This shows just a tiny bit of the deck. It actually runs past the family room, guest bedroom and our room. It's going to be fun to decorate with pots of shade loving things.
Here's the dining room, looking from the living room.