We have been giving Olde Savannah a lot of attention these past 3 months, and have not shared much about our new additions, Martha Jane & Miss Poston. Both of these projects are completely different from Olde Savannah as well as each other. Not to mention they are in 2 separate counties, neither of which are Mecklenburg. We are so pleased with how well our rehab went at Olde Savannah that we are confident enough to rehabilitate 2 properties at once!
Let’s start with Martha Jane, appropriately named after her address Martha Jane Lane. She is located in Rowan County. This is our first manufactured home rehabilitation and we are learning a lot.
When we first took possession of this property, it was difficult to see all of the potential until we got her cleared out. The previous owner left quite a bit behind . . . some treasures . . . and some trash.
After some hard work, we were able to scale the ‘treasures’ down to this:
We were thankful for Bristol Carting & Dumpster Services! They had their hands (dumpsters) full with Martha Jane, carting over 5 20 yard dumpsters!!
Miss Poston is our other property and she is located on Poston Circle in Gastonia, NC.
She is a cute bungalow on a corner lot, with great potential. Unlike Martha Jane, this house was empty when we took possession, therefore we could immediately start on the rehabilitation.
Our first step in the process was to get a new roof put on this home. Next on the list, will be installing new windows and doors to help secure the space, as well as a new HVAC system.
We must give a special shout out to Bristol Carting & Dumpster Services! They were able to help us at both properties.
The last 2 weeks have been a whirlwind! We put the final touches on Old Savannah and put the sign in the yard!
Our agent, Carrie Fairman listed this home on a Friday & we had an offer by Monday . . . she rocks! Below is a link to the listing, so you can see the professional pictures & stats.
This house and the buyers could not be a better fit; they are a young family that is eager to raise their children in Olde Savannah and make this house their home. We are so happy that someone will love this home as much as we have, these past few months.
We have learned so much from our first rehabilitation. We have met some great people, heard some touching stories, and made some great memories!!!
Now onto the next projects, Martha Jane & Miss Poston. We are already knee deep in demo in these homes, but we don’t want to take away from Olde Savannah, so we will save this for our next post!
We were all over the place, last week! We went under contract with a property in Gastonia, Miss Poston. We got the keys for Martha Jane (in Rockwell, NC). And we are wrapping up Old Savannah. To say there are a lot of ‘moving parts’ is an understatement; but that is life at Hewbrick Properties!!!
So let us introduce you to our latest property, Miss Poston (appropriately named after the street she is located on-notice a theme??).
Miss Poston is located on an adorable corner lot in Gastonia. She has beautiful hardwoods that need a little attention & even a covered back porch area. We don’t expect to do as much demo as Old Savannah, but she will get plenty of TLC before her next tenants arrive.
We picked up the keys for Martha Jane, yesterday. She is about 45mins outside of Charlotte, and I must say, the drive out could not have been more beautiful and peaceful. It can be nice to step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and be able to just hear the wind and nature. This one, like Miss Poston, should not require many structural repairs, just replacing the flooring & some other minor touch ups. Our biggest chore will purging the contents left behind. Can’t wait to see what treasures we will discover!
Lastly, we can’t post without updating you on our ‘first born’! Old Savannah is getting her final coat of paint in all the rooms. We are expecting the hardwood refinishing to begin today or tomorrow. And of course, one of my favorite show pieces (so far) are the bathrooms. The vanities were delivered last week & are waiting to be installed-they look great! But the master shower….I want this in my own house! We will leave you with this beauty!!!
Stay tuned for our next treasure hunt & have a great week!