An eight-foot ceiling and minimal windows made the dining and living room feel like a cave. Adding a pitched butterfly roof and windows made a world of difference. The fireplace received a modern face-lift as well.
Before shot of the dining and living room
The new roofline is most noticeable from the back of the house. Minimizing the deck railing and improved landscaping helped put nature in focus.
The breakfast nook flows easily to the rear deck.
The kitchen is now bright and sleek thanks to skylights, a raised ceiling, and modern amenities.
The new roof was integrated with the porte cochere, and a cut-out above the entry presents light and inviting appeal. The original siding was painted dark green, while the orange-toned knotty cedar soffit and doorway lend warmth.
Before shot of the kitchen
The dip in the roofline creates a visual divider between the dining and living spaces.
A wall cubby adds looks like a work of art.
Entrance and porte cochere
The back deck
Once hidden behind a wall, the stairwell is now bathed in natural light thanks to the new skylight overhead.
A copper rain chain is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.