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The Farm is Ours!!!!

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  • The Farm is Ours!!!!

    I know quite a few of you followed my saga of the farm that the owner wouldn't budge and wanted above appraisal. Well the next farm we pursued we got! It's only 10.3 acres, but has an old great shape farm house, a small bank barn, an equipment shed and two car garage (along with slaughter and smoke house).

    We closed on Tuesday and are excavating this week for the new 84 X 36 foot barn that will be built within the next month! Hoping to have everyone moved in by April 1st!

    Here is a picture of the family with the sold sign https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.ph...type=1&theater
    Maria Hayes-Frosty Oak Stables
    Home to All Eyez On Me, 1998 16.2 Cleveland Bay Sporthorse Stallion
    & FrostyOak Hampton 2008 Pure Cleveland Bay Colt

  • #2
    Congrats!! A new chapter in your lives is opening.


    • #3
      YEAH! Congrats!!!


      • #4
        So happy for you!
        Praying our deal goes through soon.


        • Original Poster

          Originally posted by TimeBandit View Post
          So happy for you!
          Praying our deal goes through soon.
          Praying for you too TimeBandit!
          Maria Hayes-Frosty Oak Stables
          Home to All Eyez On Me, 1998 16.2 Cleveland Bay Sporthorse Stallion
          & FrostyOak Hampton 2008 Pure Cleveland Bay Colt


          • #6
            Congratulations, how exciting!

            There is a fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness". - Dave Barry


            • #7
              That's great news! I know you'll all be happy there.
              You can't fix stupid-Ron White


              • #8
                Congratulations!! I'm dreaming of the day I can be in your shoes :-)
                High Quality Tack Resale


                • #9
                  Congratulations and best wishes on your new adventure!
                  Lowly Farm Hand with Delusions of Barn Biddieom.
                  Witherun Farm


                  • #10
                    WOOHOO!!! Seeeeeeeeee, we told you sooooo

                    Thrilled for ya!!!
                    <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                    • #11
                      YAY!!! Congrats
                      I have CDO. It's like OCD, but all the letters are in alphabetical order, as they should be!


                      • #12

                        That's wonderful! Congratulations!
                        Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Goethe


                        • #13
                          Wooo hoooo!!! Contention wants pics of the barn when it is done.


                          • #14
                            Seriously, that's the only picture to share?????

                            Congrats on the purchase!


                            • #15
                              YAY! Love that fence BTW.


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                                • #17
                                  I was wondering what was happening and looked for an update on the last. Off topic day. Congratulations, I'm so glad it worked out. Did the schools work out too?


                                  • #18
                                    terrific accomplishment! i wish many happy and healthy years for you all there.
                                    mazel tov!


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Originally posted by Chall View Post
                                      I was wondering what was happening and looked for an update on the last. Off topic day. Congratulations, I'm so glad it worked out. Did the schools work out too?
                                      My oldest will be changing schools, but she is ok with that, because she is going to have a barn for her ponies/horse and can ride and play every day after school. She is 8 and a horse nut to put it nicely.

                                      We are sending out the zoning permit, and we have reason to believe it will be completed soon as the officer wants our goats moved (crazy reasons, but it's just better they are not here at the house). Then we build the 14 stall barn. This is hopefully all completed by April 1st! It is going to be a whirlwind process that lasts a month, but I am so excited.

                                      There are pictures of the house (it's old be kind) at:
                                      https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...2841273&type=3 That is my youngest in the pictures (she is NOT horse crazy and will be glad not to get dragged to the barn to teach lessons). However she has asked to ride her pony a few times in the last weeks.
                                      Maria Hayes-Frosty Oak Stables
                                      Home to All Eyez On Me, 1998 16.2 Cleveland Bay Sporthorse Stallion
                                      & FrostyOak Hampton 2008 Pure Cleveland Bay Colt


                                      • #20
                                        The link doesn't work, but that's okay. I'm sure everyone is VERY happy.
                                        Have fun with the barn building mess that is the promise of beautiful barn.