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Honoring Our Neighborhood's History

My husband, our young daughter and I first moved into our 1899 Victorian in Historic Northeast Kansas City in 2013. We quickly fell in love with the area. This neighborhood, which is filled with homes built in the late 19th and early 20th century, has had its ups and downs, but the history is rich and varied! We were determined to create a sanctuary for our family and yours. 

Cottage West was our first project. Built in 1910, it had sat abandoned, and unloved, for a decade. We purchased it in 2014 and spent the next five years slowly improving it. Inside you will find a sweet two bedroom one bath bungalow filled with history and charm. It has been available for short-term stays since October 2019.

In the spring of 2018, we became first foster parents, then adoptive parents, to two amazing kiddos. As our family has grown, so have our visions for the future of this neighborhood and our own properties. We hope to leave a legacy of hard work and responsible home ownership to the next generation.

We are also working on renovating Cottage East, a four bedroom, three bath home on the east side of us to become a long-term rental in 2025.

The Cottages aren't just our business, they are an extension of our home. We have researched the history of our properties and seek to honor the families and lives that have been lived in these homes since long before we arrived. Come and visit us or check out the gallery for more pictures of the property!


Location: 10th and Benton, Kansas City, MO 64127


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