This two story "4 square" farmhouse was
originally built in 1917. Our Client, who grew up nearby, has fond
memories of the home, so when the opportunity came for them to purchase
and renovate it, they felt drawn to make it happen.
design goal was to update and add onto the house making it function well
for their family. Doing this while keeping the original "4 square"
home as the central anchor was key. The additions were designed to
compliment the original structure; Great Room to the East, Master Suite
to South (behind the main home) and attached Garage with Mud Room to the
North. The exterior materials were all replaced with new roofing;
cement siding, cedar shingles and new windows. The original Porch was
redesigned to extend to the West creating an inviting entry point for
Inside the home, space was opened up to a new Great Room
addition. All the rooms are tied together with a craftsman style trim
details. A few contemporary accents were added to keep things fresh.
The new plan allowed the primary living space and Master Suite to be
located on the 1st Floor, giving way to Kid's Bedrooms on the 2nd Floor
and a multipurpose/play area on the 3rd Floor.