Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Big NEWS!!!

As you may or may not have guessed! THE MANOR is SOLD!!!!!!!!! We were very lucky we only had to show it for one week, as it turns out the first person who saw it bought it, we kept showing it as back-up! I really didn't like having strangers walking through the house so we were so relieved when the sale was finalized!!!
We are both over the MOON!!!! That means we can buy a  house, a real house, no strata, no rules just our own house!!!! :) I couldn't be anymore excited we have a house in our sights but I don't want to jinx it until we've got it, so maybe later this week we'll have an even more exciting post!!!!




But with all good there is a little bad, we are definitely going to miss our original townhouse Manor. We literally poured blood, sweat and tears into this place, but it is time to move on. I didn't sleep a wink last night I've been too excited! For those of us who know us well and that includes our wonderful readers!  They know that it's always been our dream to own a fully detached house, although I think Lee mostly cares about the garage! hehe
We are going to miss our beloved townhome and all of our fantastic neighbors, even the crazy lady who's scared of Max ( all 4 pounds of him ). Here's some of the little things we'll miss and some pictures we haven't shared yet! ( some out of shear embarrassment ).
The finch nests we put in  maple  tree off of our balcony! No finches ever used them, but they were pretty none the less :)



Our balcony during the summer months:




The living room started out like this:


Now it's like this:
Hanging out on the couch, browsing the ikea catalog!


Here's one of my very poor design decisions. This wallpaper is the same pattern as the bedroom wallpaper, but in a navy blue. I thought that It would be cool to have the en-suite and the master bedroom  match, it was not!  I still love the paper it's just a little too dark and a little too formal for me! But here's my attempt anyways.


Here's what it looks like now:



One thing I've noticed from the photos I've added is that over the 3 + years we've lived here it seems like our style has evolved to a lighter and brighter scheme! Which is something I will definitely carry over to our new house! 
So Long story short, We SOLD our town house!!!!! WOO-HOO, we are a little sad, but mostly SUPER DUPER EXCITED! and I'll need to take a nap today because I've been too excited to sleep!

Last night I caught Lee making secret garage plans on the back of a napkin (gotta love him)!

20 comments:

  1. Congrats! Can't wait to see some pictures of the new manor :)

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  2. So excited for you! Moving is always bittersweet, but I know you will love your new place too! Congrats that it sold so easily!!!

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  3. LOL...I knew it! Congratulations. I am so happy for both of you. I cannot wait to see your new home and what you do with it. You will take with you many wonderful memories and create many new ones in your new place. I totally understand the garage thing. Hubby is a big car fanatic...races his Corvette occassionally and instructs for BMW driving schools...gotta have a place for all that stuff!

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  4. That is great! I knew it would sell fast. Looking forward to seeing what your new house will look like and how you'll make it your own:)

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  5. that is awesome!!! your buyer was one smart cookie to snatch the manor up so quickly!

    xo, cassie

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  6. How great! Congrats of this new chapter of home ownership.

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  7. Congrats! That's awesome that the whole process went so quickly. Looking forward to seeing what you do with your new place!
    Roxanne

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  8. So exciting! Make sure once you find a new place you take tons of before pictures. I still have the photos that were listed online for our house with the previous owners decor. It's fun to look back at it sometimes. Congratulations. :)

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  9. Congratulations!! I cannot wait to see what you do in the new house!

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  10. Congrats, Ashli and Lee! Great to hear your place sold so quickly...but I thought it might because you've done an awesome job turning it into the beautiful place that it is.
    Can't wait to see what you choose for a new home and follow your adventure making it yours. {{{HUGS}}}

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  11. I, for one, cannot wait to see your packing process!! I am moving across the country next year (first move as an adult with a whole house of possessions!) and I hope you'll include some tips for me!

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  12. congrats!!! that is so exciting! Your place is beautiful and the new owners are lucky you guys kept it in such good condition. I'm so happy for you :)
    where are you moving? far from Coquitlam?

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  13. Congratulations to you! I knew your home would sell quickly....you fixed it up beautifully. Lots of love and hard work went into it and it really showed. I'm happy for you. How exciting to be entering a new chapter of your life in a new home. Congratulations!

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  14. Congratulations!!
    I just knew you guys would sell quickly.
    Fingers crossed you secure the property you have mind.
    So cute about Lee drooling over garage plans!
    xx

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  15. THANK YOU!!!!! We are soooooo excited! All of your support has made us more excited and more determined then ever to show you something great!!!
    It also put my mind at ease that others liked our house so someone must want to buy it, right?
    Thanks again, our fabulous readers have added nothing but more excitement to our big plans!!
    Lots of love from us:
    Ashli and Lee

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  16. We will also share some of our moving tips! I can't wait to start packing, looks like we'll be moving at the end of october so starting Monday, I'll be packing like a maniac!! :)

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  17. Wow Congratulations. how exciting I cant wait to see what you do with your new home.

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  18. WOWZA....that was quick ~ you have a lovely beautiful home ~ and I thought it would sell fast....congrats.

    I can't wait to see your new place.

    hahaa.....about your hubby plans :)

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  19. YAY! HORRAY! I am so happy for you guys! Now the fun of finding your new home! I hope you are close to me to see can one day have a blogger meet up! How fun! Well keep in touch and I cant wait to see what happens next!
    xo
    Becky

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  20. I love all the pictures of your house!! Congratulations on the sale!! I just had to say though, I thought the wallpaper in the bathroom looked great!! but it looks great now too :) Enjoy getting packed up!!

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