Take a look at the historic Cartwright House in Terrell, Texas.
It was built in 1883 and needed a lot of love (and work) by the time homeowners Tom and Nancy Aldridge bought it.
Keep scrolling to see how much better it looks today!
The Cartwright House in Texas
Hard to believe it’s the same house! Nancy says, “There isn’t a day that goes by without someone stopping to take a photograph of the house. It makes me feel so proud.”
I can see why it attracts so many lookiloos. I’d be braking for it, too!
“We knew the restoration was going to take a lot of work, so we hired an architect, Ron Hobbs, and a contractor, David Mauk,” Nancy says. “They made a presentation to the state, and our plans were approved.”
Interior designer Pat Ratcliff to help choose appropriate historical colors for the 7,000 square-foot house, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
You can read more about the Cartwright House restoration and
in an article written by Sarah Greenman on Houzz.
Check the listing for this house to see interior photos.