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Writer Lovingly Restores The 216sf Old Miner’s Cabin

    Cathy Scott spends most of her time writing crime novels. She also loves spending time with her three long-haired Chihuahuas, which she rescued. She managed to find the time to restore a building which was originally built as a shelter for gold miners from the Cuyamaca Mountains of San Diego County. After being abandoned for over 50 year, she brought the 216 sq. foot home back to life. It is now better than ever.

    The original plans for the home were taken from 1920’s Sears and Roebucks house kit plans. This tiny house, which has been fully renovated, offers everything you would want in a modern retreat. The exterior was painted in a light brown color that blends well with the large deck. White accents are used to highlight the windows and eaves.

    You need to be attentive to the intricate details on this chunky front door, before you step inside. The contrast of the bright white interior and warm hardwood flooring is striking with the dark color.

    The living area is located just inside of the doorway. There is enough space for a sofa and other antique furniture. A large flat-screen TV was mounted on the wall in order to save space.

    Although the kitchen is small, it packs a big punch with full-sized appliances such as a stove, oven, and refrigerator in stainless steel. The deep farmhouse sink looks great nestled in the cream cabinets and granite counters.

    The bedroom is located in a small alcove at the back of the house and has enough space to fit a full-sized bed. We love the beadboard ceiling and the fancy chandelier used as a sconce.

    To save valuable floor space and keep hallways clear and free of clutter, the bathroom is behind a sliding barndoor.

    The bathroom features a custom vanity with a round sink in dark granite. There is also a medicine cupboard overhead. A tiled shower is located next to the sink. It looks like it was built for a spa.

    This amazing renovation is something we love as much. Read the article and watch the video at its end. Click this link to see it: thisoldhouse.
    Visit her website to learn more about Cathy Scott’s crime novels.