The Swiss Miss Condo Tour

Erick and I were so excited to purchase this condo last spring. It was a dream come true! It did need a lot of work, but it was fun to be able to fully choose all the design and decor. When we started it was very vintage, almost everything original to the 1973 design (for pictures of it when we purchased, click here).

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The Swiss Miss Part 2: Painting & Flooring

July 5 and back to the grind! Jeff, Courtney and I went to Home Depot first thing in the morning and picked up supplies to start the laminate flooring. Erick went straight to the condo from Courtney’s and finished up some painting/started prepping for the flooring. We chose a Pergo Laminate wooden flooring, in the hopes that it would be more durable in the unit, especially since we planned to rent it out. We packed up the car (to the max!) and headed to the condo!

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Condo Before & After Pictures

The Linderhof Condo was such a labor of love. We are (still!) so excited to be able to have and share our space in the White Mountains, and are thankful we were able to do so much of the work ourselves with the help of friends. When we first saw the condo it was very vintage and needed a lot of repairs, but we were excited for the opportunity to have something so special up north, so the price point seemed more important to us than the workload.

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The Swiss Miss Part 1: The Purchase

So, as we saved our money Erick continued to dream of owning something in the White Mountains. When Erick came to me and told me he had seen an interesting listing at the Linderhof, I was excited--my dream of returning seemed like an option! The listing was for a 650 square foot condo that needed work, but at a price point we could afford. It came close to it’s original 1970s state: complete with vintage appliances, furniture and green shag carpeting:

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