An intimate front porch (above) has an inviting suspended swing and two wooden rocking chairs. Listen closely. In the Spring -at dusk-you can hear our Frog Hollow peepers- just out of hibernation. The old front porch is also the hangout of Ricky and Misty, two of our long residing felines. It is also the location of the original hand-drawn water pump that, after of these years, is still functional!
This large outside deck is off the kitchen, with plenty of comfortable outdoor seating for casual conversations, reading or simply relaxing in front of the expansive view of our backyard. Weather permitting, the deck is where we serve afternoon refreshments; sun tea in warmer weather, and mulled cider when it’s cool. The deck features an electrically operated awning that provides shade from the sun and coziness from the rain.
The deck is also the home of Topaz, our newly adopted polydactyl (thumbed / six-toed) Tortoiseshell cat, who found us one stormy day and has taken on the duties as our outside greeter.