Country Squat in Kitsap County, WA

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Some folks at the Jambo said I should post some pics of the awesome house I've been working on over the last 6 months. It sits on 4 acres. The owner died and left all their stuff behind. The bank has a lien on it and will probably foreclose next year. It was vacant 3 years, but the owner only died two years ago. It was burglarized twice and the thieves tossed the place hard, stripped some of the copper and left two doors wide open. The owner didn't even remove their food or dirty dishes when they left, probably had a medical emergency and needed to be cared for that last year. Wood stove works and surrounding land yields firewood for gathering. Home contains all the housewares you might need. It was a lot of work cleaning it but now clients I dog-sit for through Rover.com drop their pets off regularly and don't know it's a squat!
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_Country Squat in Kitsap County, WA_Squatting_Squat the Planet_11:03 AM Here's the living room before we cleaned up.
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This is what it looks like now.
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well dang, that's pretty cool. not that far from seattle eh?
 

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fuck yes. always seemed like the peninsula would be good for that too. what a sleepy and beautiful place
 
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Awesome work and great find!!
 

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Dude, great work on cleaning that place up!!

What an epic place, in a beautiful place!
 
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well dang, that's pretty cool. not that far from seattle eh?
No, I go to Seattle all the time. It's about 2 hours on public transit or an hour and a half drive. I've got a bus stop in front of my house too, kind of a stroke of luck as far out of town as I am.
 
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We now have electricity! It's been on this whole time, I just assumed it would be off cuz the burgler(s) stripped the copper wiring. A friend hooked up two outlets directly to the circuit breaker and they work. And we have one of the olt fashion analog power meters, not a smart meter, which blackberries have grown up to bloc
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k, so the energy company can't see that our power is on, or reach it to turn it off.
 
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We now have electricity! It's been on this whole time, I just assumed it would be off cuz the burgler(s) stripped the copper wiring. A friend hooked up two outlets directly to the circuit breaker and they work. And we have one of the olt fashion analog power meters, not a smart meter, which blackberries have grown up to bloc View attachment 47900 k, so the energy company can't see that our power is on, or reach it to turn it off.
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