It looks as though the snow is coming, maybe with two snow storms over the nest few days bringing 5 inches of snow each. Though, we will see. That's a lot of snow for Portland and the threat of snow can often prove to be false. But it is cold. In my neighborhood, which is near enough to the Columbia River that we get pretty severe wind gusts, including the wind chill factor, it's definitely in the single digits. So when I saw this warm and inviting rejuvenated 1820's farmhouse, with it's floating deck, dusting of snow around it and it's icy lake, the giant wall of windows, huge kitchen, wood-burning pizza oven and two (!) fireplaces, it made my icy-for-winter heart melt a little bit. I could definitely picture myself "toughing" out a snow storm or two in this gorgeously updated farmhouse. And I am not one for baths (my finding is, you either are or are not - i am a not.), but I think I would absolutely have to take a bath in that gorgeous rustic bathtub. And, really, I could go on - about the ceilings, the beams and the wide-plank perfectly worn in wood floors, all the lovely modern touches mixed with the preservation of the old. I just think that there is just something so magical about this house.
Images Via Photographers: Mark Mahaney, Tommaso Fond, Michael Bloom