Yard of the Month
Patrick and Kerrie Furlong
1445 Lakemist Court
Roswell has always been my home base. I grew up here and this community is where I learned to ride a bike, play football, baseball, tennis and knew I could count on neighbors. When our son Fletcher was getting ready to go into first grade we were living in Marietta, but really wanted to get back to Roswell for the schools and the community. We looked at so many homes that weren't a great fit for us, so we focused more on neighborhoods where we wanted to live. When we found our house, we just decided to invest our time and money to make the home that we wanted in a neighborhood we love.
We started out with a ranch house but needed more space. We took the house down to the foundation and chimney. We reframed and added a second story. Our goal was to have open family areas but also have parts of the house where you could go for quiet and relaxation. We put 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, an additional laundry room, and a teen loft upstairs. Downstairs, we have an open floor plan that ties the kitchen and family rooms together and this opens up to a screened in porch out back.
Our architect was John Albanese with Harrison Design and he helped us figure out how to balance function and style. Kerrie worked with Rick Anthony Bonner with Insidesign to figure out a comfortable and classic look.
I've moved my company's office 5 minutes away off 92 behind Slopes. This makes work/life balance more possible. An added benefit is that I have been able to work with so many of our neighbors, which honestly is pretty great.
Kerrie and I met during our senior year at the University of Georgia; we could not have imagined the adventure of raising 3 kids. Our 3 children, Fletcher, Josceline, and Heath have so many friends and are busy playing baseball, basketball, football, golf, and other mischief. People choose to live in Brookfield Country Club for the same reasons we do and that’s what makes it a great place to live.
Previous Yard of the Month Winners
|April 2021||515 Millsbee Lane||Margot Mize|
|March 2021||1065 Mountain Ivy Drive||Jill and Mike Rohan|
|November 2020||11640 Mountain Laurel Dr||Al and Charlene Kinnear|
|October 2020||860 Hickory Oak Hollow||Tiffany and Andrew Gehl|
|September 2020||545 Millsbee Lane||Susan and Warren McPhillips|
|August 2020||230 Greenfair Trail||The Muir Family|
1155 Oakhaven Drive
Christopher and Stephanie Zercher
|June 2020||325 Coppertree Court||Barry and Jennifer Northenor|
12075 Brookfield Club Dr.
Lene and Lars Agerskov
|April 2020||11765 Mountain Laurel Drive||Roger and Gale Davis|
|March 2020||125 Farmstead Lane||Andy and Sally Kadrich|
|February 2020||Brookfield Neighborhood Entrances||BCC HOA|
|January 2020||320 Wheatridge Drive||John and Debbie Harney|
|December 2019||795 Brookfield Parkway||James and Coley Chilton|
|November 2019||12185 Mountain Laurel Drive||Ken and Gabriele Slutzky|
|October 2019||785 Oakhaven Drive||Gary and Jennifer White|
|September 2019||1220 Oakhaven Drive||Pete and Marty Brenner|