Many of you who follow me on Instagram know that my husband and I have started a side business of renovating fixer-upper homes and turning them into Airbnb’s. We started off with Our Uptown Cottage in 2016. This was a bank owned property in need of much repair. You can see the before and after pics of this project here.
Then, in 2017, we purchased another home (along with my husband’s brother) that we call Our Midtown Bungalow. You can see the before and after pictures of this project here.
Then, in the summer of 2018, we purchased our 3rd fixer-upper (along with my brother) in the heart of downtown Frederick, MD and we have called this one, Our Downtown Rowhouse.
All three of these houses are quite different in that they have unique features….the Cottage has cathedral shiplapped ceilings, a screened in porch in the back and is in a quiet neighborhood just a mile from the main part of Frederick (hence the name…Uptown Cottage). The Bungalow has yellow pine floors, walls with shiplap, a kitchen with open shelving, and is in walking distance to the creek and local breweries (hence the name….Midtown Bungalow). Our final one (that’s what we say now but who knows?!) - the Rowhouse - was built in the 1800’s so it is attached to another home…a typical Rowhouse. It has explosed brick walls, a side porch with a double lot, and is only a few blocks from many wonderful restaurants and Baker Park in the heart of downtown Frederick, MD (hence the name…Downtown Rowhouse).
It has been such a rewarding experience to renovate these homes but lots of hard work, too. In this blog post, I am showing you some before and afters of this Rowhouse project - so that you can relish in this transformed beauty! Enjoy!
Before - Outside
Before - Kitchen
After - Kitchen
Before - Living Room
After - Living Room
Before - Bedroom 1
After - Bedroom 1
Before - Bedroom 2
After - Bedroom 2
Before - Loft area - Bedroom 3
After - Loft area - Bedroom 3
Den Area - with futon couch
Before - Bathrooms
After - Bathrooms
It was so much fun doing this project with my brother and sister-in-law. We’ve been enjoying the fruit of our labor as we’re currently renting it on Airbnb and meeting lots of wonderful people who are coming to the Frederick area on business or pleasure. If you’re interested in seeing more pics, visit my IG account (under Our Downtown Rowhouse Airbnb in my story highlights)! To book this property and see more pics - click here.
Thanks for all of your love and support, friends. You are awesome! Sending you hugs from afar….