Unique architecture restored in cottage

Kelsey and Jeremy Hilburn have spent the last four years remodeling and updating their Moreland Avenue home. The formal dining room opens into the newly created sun room, where the couple spends much of their time at home.

Kelsey and Jeremy Hilburn have spent the last four years remodeling and updating their Moreland Avenue home. The formal dining room opens into the newly created sun room, where the couple spends much of their time at home. Photo by Julie Smith.

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Kelsey and Jeremy Hilburn’s home on Moreland Avenue is the recipient of this month’s Golden Hammer Award.

Vines growing inside through the windows; black, bubbling varnish on the builtin woodwork; and a driveway sliding down the back hillside — the 1200 block of Moreland Avenue home turned out to be more than Kelsey and Jeremy Hilburn anticipated.

Yet, the young couple loved the mystical, German-style home and, even more, enjoyed working together on 100 percent of the restoration work.

More than three years after purchasing the stucco-clad two-story, the Hilburns’ nearly have completed the needed care. And the Historic City of Jefferson has noticed with the June Golden Hammer Award.

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