Monday, March 3, 2014

Happy Birthday To Me & Our New Home.



Are you ready to see what I got for my birthday?

Saltwater pool off family room in back of house.

Courtyard

We made an offer on this home and it was accepted yesterday on my birthday! 


 It is a U shaped home with a walled center courtyard and a pool in the back of the house. I
love all the outdoor space and everything is screened to keep out all the Florida bugs.  It was
 important to us that dad to be comfortable, the property even has a separate guest house for
 him with a bedroom, small kitchen, handicap accessible bath, intercom and it is just a few feet
 from the main house.

We were surprised when we pulled up to the house to see it being painted a creamy beige. This
saved us lots of money and no more salmon color!

I'll be back with more pictures after we meet with the inspector at the home. This time I will
remember my camera.

xx,
Sherry

I'll be partying this week at





65 comments:

Poppy said...

Congratulations, Sherry and Happy Birthday!! All the very best in health and happiness in your new home, now and always! What a FABULOUS birthday gift for you! Enjoy!!!

Poppy
PS: Can't wait to see more pics!!

Penny @ The Comforts of Home said...

Happy Birthday and congrats on the home!

Suzy Handgraaf said...

Congratulations, Sherry! It sounds like it's going to be perfect for you and your family. Can't wait to see more of it!

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY and CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The house sounds great, the pool is gorgeous and SO glad they were painting:) How wonderful to have the guest house too!!! We finally had settlement on our old house on Friday!!! YIPPEE!!!!!!

Little Bitty Damn Houze said...

Congrats! It is beautiful!

Little Bitty Damn Houze said...

Oh, Happy Birthday!!

The Path Traveled said...

Sherry, congratulations on your beautiful new home and Happy Birthday!

Dee Lapin said...

That is one great set up!!! Can I ask where about are you in Florida? I need a home like this for my aging MIL. We are getting tired of our frigid winters.

priscilla said...

Congratulations ! It looks beautiful ! Happy Birthday !

Deserae said...

Congratulations on your new home... and Happy Birthday too! Can't wait to see the pics :o)
~Des

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Happy birthday and I am so thrilled for you!!

Low Tide High Style said...

Happy Birthday indeed...congratulations and I hope the inspection went off without a hitch!

xo Kat

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh wow, how fabulous and Happy Birthday!!!!! I can't wait to see more, the pool is fabulous. Hugs, Marty

Barbara said...

Sherry your new home looks gorgeous!! Congratulations...what a super gift! Can't wait to see more pictures.
Happy birthday!!!
XO Barbara

Susan said...

Congratulations!!! I can't wait for more pictures!! How wonderful to have your dad with you and for him to still have some independence.

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sherry!!! WOW...what an awesome birthday gift! Congrats on the house, I know that you must be so very excited to get it. I will say, I didn't see you keeping that color...lucky that they went with a good color.

Blessings,
Linda

Ron said...

Congrats, Sherry! I cannot wait to see what you will do with the place. You had me at "POOL"!!!! xo

Mary Ann at classic•casual•home said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! CONGRATS on the new home.

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Happy Birthday Sherry...I'm so happy for you!! Can't wait to see more photos!

Christina Makri said...

Happy Birthday!!! May all your wishes come true :) This is an awesome birthday present!!!

Hartwood Roses said...

This is wonderful, Sherry. Happy birthday to you, and congratulations on your new home. (Fingers crossed that all goes well with the inspection.)

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

Congrats and Happy Birthday!

Junkchiccottage said...

Happy Birthday Sherry and what a great present. The home looks beautiful. Congrats.
Kris

Bonnie said...

Great birthday present. Can't wait to see more. Happy Belated Birthday.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Congratulations and Happy Birthday, Sherry!

Joyce Olson said...

Happy Birthday and congrats on your new home-looks delightful! You will enjoy the pool so very much-living in Texas we have one and I will tell you, it makes these hot Summers very pleasant!
Jemma

the cape on the corner said...

gorgeous sunset, and happy birthday. looking forward to seeing more of your new home on the blog.

The Tuscan Home said...

Happy Birthday, how exciting! Can't wait to see more.....:)

Vel Criste said...

So happy for you Sherry! What a birthday to remember! Have a great and happy one dear!

NanaNor's said...

Congrat's to you on your new home. I can't wait to see more; we bought a new home in Dec. but won't get to move into it until May or June. It is so fun and I can't wait; I've been packing already, so most of our house is done!
Have fun as your move draws near.
Hugs,
Noreen

Kelly said...

Congrats on buying your next home! It looks like it will be so nice for you and your family. I love the pool and the guest house you mentioned.

Maureen Wyatt said...

Happy Birthday and congratulations on the new home! It looks fabulous and will be even more wonderful when you bring your style to it. The set up is great for you and your dad.

Eilis said...

How wonderful! We just finished building a cottage behind our new house for my mom. We tried very hard to find a house that already had one, but couldn't.

Elizabeth@ Pine Cones and Acorns said...

Congratulations! and a very happy Birthday to you!

Babs R said...

Happy Birthday! Wow, what a great present. Can't wait to see more of your beautiful new home.

Kathryn Ferguson Griffin said...

Congrats Sherry! Can't wait for the house tour! Happy Birthday. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Oh Sherry...This is soooooo exciting. It was obviously meant to be and now everyone will have there space!!

Carol

Tania Rossouw said...

Wow Sherry, this is great news! Happy Birthday and I'm so happy for you. What a birthday gift! I'm sure it was a fabulous day!
Tania from FARRAGOZ

MONICA LIVAS said...

Sherry, congratulations and happy birthday!

Peggy Thal said...

Happy Birthday and a big congratulations on your new home. You will love your salt water pool. It is wonderful when you find the right home and on your special day. It was meant to be.

Lynn @The Vintage Nest said...

it's perfect!!!



Donnamae said...

Happy Birthday...and Congratulations! How wonderful for all of you! Anxious to see more pics! ;)

Jo @ Let's Face the Music said...

Fabulous, I'm sure it will be everything your need and you'll make it into everything you want. Jo @ Let's Face the Music

Vikki said...

Happy birthday. And I'm happy that your dad will have the guesthouse great setup. Will be living vicariously as you make the house a beautiful home.

ARod Rodriguez said...

awwwe happy happy birthday and congrats on the new home

Carol said...

What a wonderful birthday present, Sherry! Happy Birthday! Hope everything goes off without a hitch!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Happy Birthday and congrats!!!...Our last home in Florida was a "U" shaped house that wrapped around the house too...had a little "guest room" that was separated from the house that my hubby used as an office...sounds so much like ours!....Cannot wait to see more and what a beautiful view!

Patty Rumaker said...

Congratulations and Happy Birthday! I have always thought a U-shaped house would be perfect with the pool in the center. Love the rear yard. Very nice!
Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design

Amy at Ms. Toody Goo Shoes said...

That's quite a birthday present! Happy Birthday! We recently went house hunting in Florida to start to figure out what area we may want move to eventually. Enjoy your new home!

peggybraswell said...

happy birthday + your dad will love the guest house + bravo for you! xxpeggybraswelldesign.com

Curtains in My Tree said...

what a fabulous Birthday gift
I love the inside pool area and so handy for your dad as well

Suzan Sweatman said...

Oh Sherry - congratulations - how wonderful !!!
Can't wait to see more pics - but that pool is spectacular!
AND HAPPY BIRTHDAY :)
xoxoxo

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

Congratulations!! So excited for you Sherry! And Happy Birthday!! What a great gift!

The Vintage Chateau said...

What a great birthday present, congratulations! I can't wait to see more of the new house,
Karee

Lee Dewsnap said...

How absolutely fabulous Sherry, congratulations, I am soooo Jealous :). I can't wait to see what you do with the courtyard, you have so many options there, it will look stunning I am sure.

Also happy birthday x

Holly said...

Hi Sherry - Happy Birthday and congratulations and so glad you have space for me and my family to move in - that pool looks divine! :-) Big hugs, Holly

One More Time Events said...

Happy Birthday and Congratulations on your new home. So nice your Dad having his own little place right there with you.

Barbara Anne said...

Cheers for the new house that so nicely has a wonderful little home for your father and all of that screened-in outdoor space, pool and all!!

Happy Birthday to you, indeed, although it's belated as I write this.

I look forward to more photos, of course.

Don't you miss being in Virginia where Monday's 4" of snow lingers in the shady areas and we may have freezing rain tonight and tomorrow? No?!

Hugs!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Happy Birthday and Congratulations on your new home!

Dayle Allen Shockley @ A Collection of Days said...

Happy Birthday and a big yee-haw on your new home! That swimming pool area ... what a fabulous place to watch the sunset or sunrise, whichever is the case.

All the best and can't wait to see more.

Nancy @ Nancy's Daily Dish said...

Happy Birthday indeed! Wow, what a BEAUTIFUL pool. Can I come swimming? =) You are going to have so much fun decorating. Congratulations Sherry and hope you have a beautiful, happy birthday!

Nancy

Samantha Angell said...

Congratulations on your new home, it looks beautiful! And hey, we are almost birthday buddies- I'm March 3!

Maria Elena said...

Congratulations and Happy Birthday! Gorgeous home!

thepaintedapron.com said...

Now that's a birthday present! Happy Birthday Sherry, I am so thrilled that you finally found a house you love and how perfect that it has a guest house for your Dad! Can't wait to see more!
Jenna

Miss Kitty said...

Sherry! How very, very, very exciting!!! It sounds like a great set-up for your daddy too. Happy Belated Birthday! I am so thrilled for you.