Lake Martin condo home tour in Alabama

Good day everyone!

Today, I am sharing a spectacular Lake Martin Condo home tour in Alabama!

Welcome Debbie from Refresh Restyle.

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Thank you so much Debbie for having me over today!

I have enjoyed so many of your awesome home tours and I am honored that you want to share mine.

Home Tour

I debated about how to share my home with you guys. I live in Georgia, but in the summer I spend a lot of time in Alabama. We are there for a lot of special occasions, like Christmas, birthdays and weddings. We don’t live near any family. The distance from them ranges from 6 hours to 10 hours away. When an opportunity to purchase a condo at Lake Martin came along, we jumped on it. It is 2 to 6 hours away from everyone. It’s a place where we want to retire.

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The photo on the left is where we live, the one on the right is where enjoy family.

Lake Martin is a 44,000 acre lake located in several counties in Alabama. It’s the largest man made lake in United States and it’s a special place for our family.

Welcome to our home away from home :)

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On the left is the entrance, the right is looking straight in to the living room.

The inside living space is small, there are 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and laundry room.

The kitchen, dining and sitting area are basically all the same rooom.

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We meet for Christmas. My tree is so small, I store it in our bedroom closet.

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If I had to guess, 90% of the furnishing were bought from Craig’s List, Good Will and other deeply discounted locations.

Barry tells people that I had a $1000 budget for the whole place. I haven’t added it up, but that may be true.

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Two of the bedrooms have hand me down furniture. The night stand and dresser in bedroom number one was my daughter’s first bedroom suite. I have started collecting paint by number water scenes for this room. All of these were found on ebay. Lamp and sailboat are from Goodwill. Bedding from TJ Maxx and Wal-Mart.

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We made a conscious effort to make sure that we kept the place casual.

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The green room started with that picture of the pig jumping in the lake. The final touch was the plaid chair that I found at a second hand store. The color is perfect.

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This is the only picture that I could find of our bedroom. This is the charging table that I created. Most of the time it’s loaded down with computers and cell phones.

The picture below is our bedroom in Georgia, I know I have some from the lake, but I just could not find them.

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We spend a lot of time having meals on the balcony. This is the Anna White square farm table, built by us.

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If you follow me on Facebook and you see one of these sunsets, you know we are here. This is the view from the balcony.

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We share the view of “our” backyard, there’s plenty for everyone.

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Our activity room, lounging room and dining room :)

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We don’t spend a lot of time in those 1,500 square feet, we spend most of it in the lake.

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We are very blessed to be able to have a central location where we all can gather through out the year and celebrate life.

And see these beautiful sunsets most everyday:

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They say that home is where your heart is and my family is my heart.

I guess the condo feels more like my home most of the year.

I hope you enjoyed the tour and if you want to see where I am the rest of the time, just click here.

Come visit me anytime, Thanks again Debbie for having me!

Thank you Fresh Deb for sharing.

Do you know Debbie from Refresh Restyle?

I would hop on over and say Hello if you don’t:)

Come back later for the Pinterest Pinning party!

Now a weekly party here and over at Shannon’s {Fox Hollow Cottage}

 

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Comments

  1. says

    Debbie..that is why I LOVE you! You had me at “pig jumping in the lake”….That is such a picture I would have!
    Everything else is just icing on the cake. I love how you show what a good time you are having (you on the tube in the lake)
    You ROCK!
    and the house is GORGEOUS!

    love it all.
    Hugs,
    Karin

  2. says

    What a place to relax and be with luved ones.. beautiful. Luv all the pictures of family having fun.
    Thanks for sharing your luvly home away from home Debbie.
    Cheers, Gee

  3. says

    Don’t you know that I am *so* loving this tour, Debbie!!! (both Debbies) We have a cabin on Lake Martin, and we spend as much time as we can there. Your condo is lovely!!! We do have lots of Georgia folks enjoying our lake, but that’s okay….just don’t let our secret go any farther than Georgia! ;P

    I absolutely love the sunset views from your place. Maybe we can meet up sometimes and have pizza @ Chuck’s! ;P

    xo,
    Ricki Jill

  4. says

    Thank you Debbie AND Debbie for that great lake “home” tour! I live about an hour from Lake Martin but I did not know that it was the largest man=made lake in the country. Wonderful decorating on a shoestring, Debbie!

  5. says

    What a beautiful vacation home Debbie has. You can see all the memories being made there. Thanks for sharing Debbie Fresh with us Debbie.

  6. says

    Two of my favorite Debbies in one place. I’m guessing that Lake Martin Debbie is the best Grammie in Bammie making all those memories with her family. She’s got the heart of her home inside.

    ~Bliss~

  7. says

    I wanna be there for Christmas! :) Love, love this home, the lake and the family time sounds heavenly. Thanks to both of you for sharing!

    xo
    Pat

  8. says

    I wanna be there for Christmas! :) Love, love this home, the lake and the family time sounds heavenly. Thanks to both of you for sharing!

    xo
    Pat

  9. says

    Beautiful tour! I would be like Debbie enjoying every minute with family there at her condo. The lake is amazing and her home is super looking. Now that’s a place to retire.

    Thanks for the tour!

    Dee

  10. says

    Debbie,
    Thank you for featuring Refresh Restyle’s (Debbie’s) home where her heart is. The condo and location are beautiful. The perfect venue for fun family festivities! I adore that she filled the place with thrifty finds.
    Your Friend,
    Deborah

  11. says

    Debbie…what a beautiful place you have on the lake….I would spend many of my days there too!!…Love all the many details including the monogram over the bed….Such a great place making memories with the family!

    Thanks Debbie for presenting Debbie’s beautiful lake home! I so enjoyed the tour!

  12. Erin says

    We live in FL but I have taken my girl scout troop to Lake Martin’s Girl Scout Camp at Kamp Kiwanis for the last few years. Alabama has a fabulous GS council and great activities and the BEST sailing camp for the girls. FL discontinued their’s…go figure. I have seen many a beautiful morning and sunset on the lake. And heard the party boat at 2 a.m. You are lucky to have such a fun place.