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How I Came To Transform A Vintage Home In Charlottetown, PEI

June 9th, 2015 | Tales Of Upper HillsboroughWord On The Street

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Recently, Discover Charlottetown invited me to Guest Blog for their site, and share my story on how I came to purchase - and then radically transform - a dilapidated three unit tenement in downtown Charlottetown, PEI. For the past few years I've been sharing the journey through a blog here called The Tales Of Upper Hillsborough. It's been a fun - if not occasionally overwhelming experience - navigating through the pitfalls of renovating a century old manse. The Tales Of Upper Hillsborough blog offers nearly three dozen posts ranging from the house hunting journey, the scope of work we anticipated, and the reality of renovating - including a detailed summary of the final financial tally (we paid $153,000 and spent about $600,000!). It's a great read for those looking for comprehensive insights, but if you're keen for a quick introduction along with some Before and After pics, check out my story!

Here's How I Came To Transform A Vintage Home In Charlottetown, PEI

 

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