Condemned in California - Desert Landscape Ideas: 6 Designs to Copy - Bob Vila
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photographed by Thomas Story; courtesy of sunset.com
Before: Condemned in California
With a $300,000 budget, John and Kalli knew that they would have to sacrifice to own a home in Venice Beach. One of the few properties in their price range was a dilapidated surf shack. Built in the 1920s, the house didn't have studs or insulation—but it did have a rat problem, a crumbling roof, and a shaky foundation.