September 29, 2023


New Estate

$425K Carriage Home Reimagined by Artist Evokes Awe and Whimsy

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An odd and quirky abode in Omaha, NE, has had an inventive renovation.

It’s hoping to encourage a purchaser for $425,000.

The 1,162-square-foot home dates to the early 1900s, when it was a carriage home for a close-by house.

Native artist Eddith Buis reimagined it in 2008, when she took it all the way down to the studs with the assistance of architect and artist Eddy Santamaria.

Entrance door with a pet window


Outside area

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Patio and artwork studio

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Storage constructing

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“It’s futuristic; it’s superior for its time. All the pieces in it’s low upkeep,” explains itemizing agent Lisa Haffner, with BHHS Ambassador Actual Property. “After I first noticed the home, it was wow. … It’s awe-inspiring.”


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The checklist value consists of the house, a storage, an artwork studio, and a storage constructing that additionally serves as a storm shelter.


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Dwelling area

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Open household room and bar

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Buis bought the house to the present proprietor in 2017, however lots of her design components stay.

“If you stroll up the steps, you’re simply in awe of what you see as a result of it’s a parklike setting. There are statues all through the property that Eddith created. The grounds haven’t any grass. It’s all vegetation, shrubs, and timber,” Haffner says. “You possibly can sit on the market and hang around considering you’re within the park if you don’t even have to go away house.”

The home has two bedrooms, two loos, and plenty of fascinating particulars.

“The very first thing that you simply see if you stroll up is that this wonderful solid-wood door that has an oval window within the backside of it. So in case you have pets, they will see out,” Haffner says. “You then’ve received the floating maple staircase that’s simply wonderful to have a look at.”


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The kitchen is wooden and concrete, and every little thing has a modern look with a lot of gentle. The flooring are concrete, with radiant warmth.

“The roof is metal so it’s going to survive us all, and the decking is all composite decking,” Haffner notes.

“There’s a ton of storage in the home,” she provides. “Each inch of area is absolutely utilized, even hidden storage between bathroom and bathe.”

The wall area and streaming gentle make the house excellent for displaying art work.

Storage and sculpture

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Bed room

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