Separated from the dining area by columns, the narrow living room grew with the addition of a bay window. The dining room was relocated to improve the flow of the floor plan.
Before shot of the living are looking into the kitchen
The 1920s fieldstone house, which butts up to the North Carolina Arboretum property and miles of wooded trails, received a face-lift with the addition of a covered entry that blends with the era of the home.
Around back, one of the largest oak trees in Buncombe County stands about six feet from the house. The architects were challenged to increase the kitchen’s footprint and add a screened porch without sacrificing the tree.
The dining room ceiling was raised, and, in both spaces, large windows were added to provide great views and sunlight.
The kitchen remodel to update and add square footage was extensive. In an effort to keep some of the home’s historical integrity, original chestnut paneling was repurposed to build the lower cabinetry.
Before shot of the kitchen
The living and dining rooms