Full gut and renovation to original 1952 ranch home with two story addition including garage with full basement below. Home is in a historically designated area near the castle of Baron Manfred von Richthofen was the uncle and godfather to the infamous Red Baron flying ace of World War 1. Great care was taken to the restore, yet update this original property and to place the addition to the home in the area of the old carport in order not to impact the character of the original home.

Design Platform uploaded Richthofen Residence through Add A Home.
Add your own project for the chance to be featured in Editor's Picks.
Modern home with Living Room, Sofa, Coffee Tables, Console Tables, Ceiling Lighting, Medium Hardwood Floor, and Gas Burning Fireplace. The original 1950's living room and fireplace. White oak floors were added throughout the home. The original brick fireplace was restored and a Caesarstone hearth top added. Original windows were replaced with identical sized insulated units to keep floor to ceiling openness.  Photo  of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

The original 1950's living room and fireplace. White oak floors were added throughout the home. The original brick fireplace was restored and a Caesarstone hearth top added. Original windows were replaced with identical sized insulated units to keep floor to ceiling openness.

Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Pendant Lighting, Medium Hardwood Floor, Storage, and Bar. Dining area. This is the backside of the original 1950's fireplace that had a perfect spot for a dining room buffet custom made by AvenueTwo:Design. Brick wall to the left was the original exterior of the home that was opened to add the 2 story addition in the area of the old carport.  Photo 2 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Dining area. This is the backside of the original 1950's fireplace that had a perfect spot for a dining room buffet custom made by AvenueTwo:Design. Brick wall to the left was the original exterior of the home that was opened to add the 2 story addition in the area of the old carport.

Modern home with Kitchen, Engineered Quartz Counter, Wood Cabinet, Medium Hardwood Floor, Stone Slab Backsplashe, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Refrigerator, Cooktops, and Undermount Sink. Kitchen was kept in the same area as the original one, and was kept modest in size which was appropriate for the house. New aluminum frame windows replaced the original steel. Door goes to outdoor covered dining area. Custom white oak cabinets by AvenueTwo:Design, countertops are Caesarstone. Matte white plumbing fixtures are Rubinet. Original brick exterior walls were uncovered and reconditioned.  Photo 3 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Kitchen was kept in the same area as the original one, and was kept modest in size which was appropriate for the house. New aluminum frame windows replaced the original steel. Door goes to outdoor covered dining area. Custom white oak cabinets by AvenueTwo:Design, countertops are Caesarstone. Matte white plumbing fixtures are Rubinet. Original brick exterior walls were uncovered and reconditioned.

Modern home with Staircase, Wood Tread, and Metal Railing. New stairwell area in the addition to the original 1950's brick ranch home. Floor to ceiling commercial style storefront was used to create a light glass structure attaching the new and old. Exterior siding from the new addition was brought through the space and original brick exterior was kept exposed. Custom steel and white oak staircase. Main level of addition contains mudroom, laundry, garage, and powder room.  Photo 4 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

New stairwell area in the addition to the original 1950's brick ranch home. Floor to ceiling commercial style storefront was used to create a light glass structure attaching the new and old. Exterior siding from the new addition was brought through the space and original brick exterior was kept exposed. Custom steel and white oak staircase. Main level of addition contains mudroom, laundry, garage, and powder room.

Modern home with Hallway and Carpet Floor. Upper landing of the new addition which contains the master suite and large additional private bedroom suite.  Photo 5 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Upper landing of the new addition which contains the master suite and large additional private bedroom suite.

Modern home with Bedroom, Bed, Dresser, Night Stands, Ceiling Lighting, and Carpet Floor. Master Suite with original fireplace from the 1950's addition.  Photo 6 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Master Suite with original fireplace from the 1950's addition.

Modern home with Bath Room, Engineered Quartz Counter, Ceramic Tile Floor, Undermount Sink, and Wall Lighting. Master Bathroom. Custom vanity  and large mirror by AvenueTwo:Design. Caesarstone countertops.  Photo 7 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Master Bathroom. Custom vanity and large mirror by AvenueTwo:Design. Caesarstone countertops.

Modern home with Living Room, Sectional, Coffee Tables, Ceiling Lighting, and Rug Floor. Media room that was added below the new garage. Has an additional guest suite on the lower level as well.  Photo 8 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Media room that was added below the new garage. Has an additional guest suite on the lower level as well.

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Brick Siding Material. Exterior of home with original 1950's ranch in the foreground and addition setback beyond.  Photo 9 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Exterior of home with original 1950's ranch in the foreground and addition setback beyond.

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Wood Siding Material. Area of new addition. Floor to ceiling glass area between the addition and the original structure where stairwell is located. New addition was kept to the same low ceiling heights and flat roofing to match original. Horizontal cedar siding and aluminum windows to match original.  Photo 10 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Area of new addition. Floor to ceiling glass area between the addition and the original structure where stairwell is located. New addition was kept to the same low ceiling heights and flat roofing to match original. Horizontal cedar siding and aluminum windows to match original.

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Wood Siding Material. Exterior where original 1950's brick ranch structure is on the left and addition blends in on the right. Full height glass wall area in between the two structures. Addition was done in the area of the original carport.  Photo 11 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Exterior where original 1950's brick ranch structure is on the left and addition blends in on the right. Full height glass wall area in between the two structures. Addition was done in the area of the original carport.

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Brick Siding Material. Exterior from the corner of the street. Upper level of new addition is masked by mature trees and was intentionally kept low and unimposing to honor original ranch structure.  Photo 12 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Exterior from the corner of the street. Upper level of new addition is masked by mature trees and was intentionally kept low and unimposing to honor original ranch structure.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, Shrubs, and Trees. Covered outdoor dining area outside of kitchen door. Old storage shed was turned into an outdoor bbq and kitchen. Patio trellis structure added on for expanded indoor/outdoor living.  Photo 13 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Covered outdoor dining area outside of kitchen door. Old storage shed was turned into an outdoor bbq and kitchen. Patio trellis structure added on for expanded indoor/outdoor living.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Trees, Shrubs, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, and Landscape Lighting. New outdoor patio area to backyard off covered dining area.  Photo 14 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

New outdoor patio area to backyard off covered dining area.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Shrubs, Grass, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Horizontal Fences, Wall, and Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck. Outdoor patio area looking back toward covered dining and kitchen. Original brick exterior was restored and maintained.  Photo 15 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Outdoor patio area looking back toward covered dining and kitchen. Original brick exterior was restored and maintained.

Modern home with Outdoor, Back Yard, Trees, Stone Patio, Porch, Deck, Concrete Patio, Porch, Deck, and Horizontal Fences, Wall. Patio addition from backyard. Slightly raised patio level with low trellis structure aligning to original roof heights.  Photo 16 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Patio addition from backyard. Slightly raised patio level with low trellis structure aligning to original roof heights.

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Brick Siding Material. Exterior in the evening with landscape and interior lighting. You can see the original fireplace extending up through the original house and becoming the fireplace in the master suite of the new addition.  Photo 17 of Richthofen ResidenceView Photos

Exterior in the evening with landscape and interior lighting. You can see the original fireplace extending up through the original house and becoming the fireplace in the master suite of the new addition.

Overview