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by Mod mom
Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:45 am
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Topic: Richard & Martha Wakefield House Rush Creek for sale
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Don't have possession yet as sale is held up in probate court, and was being sold as land-which speaks for the condition of the buildings. Structure is sound on the house and we will have experts test to see if any repair solutions can be made to existing subfloor pipes once we obtain possession. Ju...
by Mod mom
Thu Jan 02, 2014 11:06 am
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Topic: Richard & Martha Wakefield House Rush Creek for sale
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If we go the route of raising the ceiling, new heating elements would be installed underneath new poured concrete flooring-over existing. This will be a house where we retire, andI can't imagine living w concrete floors without heat. Possible operable clerestory windows would allow better air circul...
by Mod mom
Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:44 am
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Topic: Richard & Martha Wakefield House Rush Creek for sale
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Peterm is correct…no room for ductwork. Concrete floors and stone walls in the midwest make for one heck of a cold house in the winter. Radiant heated floors make sense. Options include excavating the floor or lifting the roof (which is in very poor shape, being examined by a structural engineer, ...
by Mod mom
Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:19 pm
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Topic: Richard & Martha Wakefield House Rush Creek for sale
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Thanks for the welcome SDR. I've been googling Van Fossen quite a bit as of lately and was aware of the article. Rush Creek is a beautiful area and this house is certainly a steal! We just moved from another FLW apprentice (Noverre Musson) house in a suburb of Columbus that we just sold in our attem...
by Mod mom
Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:48 pm
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Topic: Richard & Martha Wakefield House Rush Creek for sale
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Book on Van Fossen….

Hello, I'm new to this site. I've been in contact with a SF architect, Darren M Kelly, who is writing a book on Van Fossen that is scheduled to be released in August 2014. We are in contract on a house that Van Fossen designed that is w/o original plans and someone suggested contacting Mr. Kelly. I'...