A Complete Lake House Renovation
This 1960’s Cape was outdated, too formal and felt as if it did not belong. The floor plan consisted of many small, chopped up rooms. Other concerns included few clear sight lines, dark woodwork, dated finishes, old wall-to-wall carpet, a barely functional kitchen and dated bathrooms. The renovation goal was to open up the house, redesign the inside and out, and maximize the water views.
Here’s what our client had to say:
“Our goals were a more open floor plan and maximizing views of the lake from the interior as well as blending the exterior of the house with the shoreline and surrounding area. Patty helped us to accomplish these goals with spectacular results!”
Key changes included:
- A new exterior color palette that helped create the feel of a more wooded setting;
- A new front entry;
- A redesigned floor plan that lets you see the water views the minute you enter the home;
- An open floor plan that still maintains room definition;
- A redesigned foyer with a dramatic open staircase and cathedral area above;
- Cottage-style windows, details to create “height”, expanded sight lines and unique details;
- A fantastic kitchen including Crown Point Cabinets, chef appliances and a custom island;
- An amazing custom painted wall mural (by Judy Dibble of Brookwood Design) that truly brings “the outside in”.