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Thank you for your comments about my husband on yesterdays post! Do you guys remember my parents camp at the lake? You know, the the brand new Kropf Park Model Home they bought 2 years ago which was located on a Lake near our house? Well, I have some pretty sad news about my parents camp today. I didn’t share it when it happened because we were so caught off guard and had to get the insurance company involved. A couple weekends ago (remember I shared this post about The 2018 Nor’Easter) Massachusetts got hit with an insane snow storm that took down trees, power lines and left thousands without power for days. Well, my parents camp fell victim to Mother Natures wrath.
Sad News About My Parents Camp at the Lake
The tree across the street literally fell right through the center of the park home.
The camp is a total loss and beyond repair.
It’s amazing how big the tree is up close and personal. -ha. You never realize how destructive trees can be until you have seen one laying on the ground on top of what they crushed. Kind of scary. Thank goodness nobody was inside and nobody got hurt.
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The one thing my dad pointed out was, the Park Home was really well made. He laughed and said, “they really did put the extra insulation in that we paid for.”
The Park Home is located on a seasonal campsite so the camp isn’t open during the winter but we were able to walk down and see the damage.
Most of the kitchen was destroyed and the force of the tree completely removed the attached sunroom, although the sunroom seems to be in good shape.
Some things will be salvageable but the Park Home itself will need to be torn down and removed.
Thankfully my parents had full insurance coverage on the Park Model Home and will be completely covered. My mom was the most upset as she custom designed it and made it look similar to my great grandmother’s cabin in Maine. She is really sad and bummed out.
My parents were planning to sell the camp this season (did you see the post where they put it up for sale last October?) and my mom had hoped to enjoy a couple months of it this Spring/Summer while it was for sale. It seems Mother Nature had other plans. The Insurance Adjuster was at the camp last week with my dad and agreed, it’s a total loss. So once the snow melts, we will have a crew there removing the tree and along with the camp. If you are local, there may be many items along with sunroom that are somewhat salvageable. Stay tuned, I will share the demo process soon. UPDATE: Did you see the latest about my grandfather and how he wants everyone fired?
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