The Devil Queen

How my wife and I sold our souls to the Queen Anne Victorian we tried to save.

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Location: Crow Mountain, Arkansas, United States

Synopsis: This is a cautionary tale. A seriously disturbed couple find the charming, old ruin of a Queen Anne Victorian in Russellville, Arkansas, and buy it for $1.00. They tore the roof off, cut it in half, and had it moved to some land they owned sixteen miles away because they didn't know any better. Since then, they have hired and fired contractors, had all of their tools stolen, re-wired, re-plumbed, insulated, and essentially rebuilt the entire house. Their only problem is that after four years it still isn't finished. Now they are tired, broke, and wonder what in the hell it is they've done to themselves. And, it's haunted.
(Last updated on April 3, 2008)

Press: Russellville Courier Article - December 2003, HGTV website article, AP story - October 2006, and Victorian Homes Magazine - February 2008 (link coming soon).
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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Beating A Dead Horse

I’m sure you’re sick of hearing about it by now, but the AP Houseblog story ran in the Russellville Courier last Sunday.

I had to include this picture. I just love the “story” that they ran next to it. It’s the antithesis of everything good and holy. If that is a friggin' chateau, I'm Louis XIV.

Anyhow, enough horse kicking; it’s time to leave this carcass in peace so it can bloat in the sun.

2 Comments:

Anonymous mindy said...

Ha - well, ain't that ironic. I agree - Chateau??? Who do they think they're kidding.

Though, it'd be fun to buy the house just so we could ask people to stop by and visit us at "The Chateau de Wagner"...

12:03 PM  
Anonymous Angus said...

Ha! That 'chateau' looks like a growth, which just kept bubbling up and spreading.

2:15 AM  

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